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19.05.2022

The CHRIS study and hypertension: snapshot of an insidious and often underrated disease

On the occasion of the 18th World Hypertension Day, the Institute of Biomedicine of Eurac Research and the Hospital of Silandro are organizing a workshop for general practitioners in South Tyrol.

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  • Date: 19.05.2022, 19:00 - 20:00
  • Place: Silandro Hospital
  • Typology: Workshop
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The event entitled *The Cooperative Health Research in South Tyrol (CHRIS) Study in Val Venosta/Vinschgau and hypertension: snapshot of an insidious and often underrated disease* is aimed at presenting the key results of the HyperProfile project regarding the prevalence of hypertension in CHRIS participants, the types of therapy prescribed and their effectiveness in lowering blood pressure.

Some new biomarkers of renin-angiotensin aldosterone system (RAAS) activity and distribution in a subgroup of participants on ACE inhibitors, sartans or beta blockers will also be presented.

The mode of presentation will be interactive, to maximize dialogue between researchers and participating clinicians on an issue of major health impact.

The event is free and open to all interested physicians.

Where: Silandro Hospital, Via Ospedale, 3 - Silandro
When: Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 7 to 8 p.m.
Speakers: Luisa Foco, Cristian Pattaro, Maeregu Woldeyes Arisido, Institute of Biomedicine of Eurac Research
Stefano Barolo, Director of Internal Medicine at the South Tyrolean Health Authority
Info: chris@eurac.edu
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HyperProfile

Molecular profiling of uncontrolled and treatment resistant hypertension in the general population: ...

Duration: September 2020 - May 2022Funding: Provincial P.-L.P. 14. Research ...

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