International Conference on Prehypertension and Cardio Metabolic Syndrome
Hilton Vienna
Am Stadtpark 3
Vienna, Austria
International Conference on Prehypertension and Cardio Metabolic Syndrome
Hilton Vienna

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, February 24, 2011
14:00:00 Registration
17:00:00 Opening Ceremony
20:00:00 Get Togethe
Friday, February 25, 2011
08:00:00 Registration
08:30:00 Opening Plenary Session
08:30:00 Greetings Bruno Watschinger
08:40:00 Prehypertension – History, Definition and Epidemiology Stevo Julius
09:10:00 Pathophysiological and Clinical Consequences of Prehypertension
09:30:00 Is it Justified to Merge Normal and High Normal Blood Pressure Into Prehypertension?
09:50:00 Debate: Prehypertension – Is it a Disease or Disease Invention? Stevo Julius
10:10:00 Panel Discussion Stevo Julius
10:30:00 Coffee Break
11:00:00 Plenary Session: Prehypertension and The Cardio Metabolic Syndrome
11:00:00 Obesity and Prehypertension
11:20:00 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance in Prehypertension Adam Whaley-Connell
11:40:00 Subclinical Manifestation of Atherosclerosis in Prehypertensive Subjects and Prognostic Implications Raimund Erbel
12:00:00 Translational pre-clinical analysis of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease for the Metabolic Syndrome by non-invasive in-vivo Magnetic Resonance Spectroscop Oliver Steinbach
12:20:00 Pre-hypertension: Clinical Characteristics and Long-Term Outcome in the Real World Giuseppe Ambrosio
12:40:00 Metabolic and Vascular Effects of Exercise in Metabolicly Compromised Patients Thomas Wascher
14:00:00 Free Communications: Prehypertension and the Cardio Metabolic Syndrome Song-Tao Liu
16:00:00 Vascular Aspects (Macrovascular and Microvascular) Charalambos Vlachopoulos
16:20:00 Relationship Between Arterial Function and the Heart
16:40:00 The Kidney (Early Markers, Progress to Disease) Peter W. de Leeuw
17:00:00 Chronic kidney disease and prehypertension Bruno Watschinger
17:30:00 Coffee Break
17:40:00 Systolic, Diastolic and Pulse Pressure Monitoring Petr Kala
18:00:00 Plenary Session: Pathophysiology of Prehypertension Charalambos Vlachopoulos, Bruno Watschinger
Saturday, February 26, 2011
08:00:00 Registration
08:30:00 Satellite Symposium: Arterial Properties in Prehypertension John R. Cockcroft, Ian B. Wilkinson
08:30:00 Premature Vascular Ageing John R. Cockcroft
09:00:00 Assessment of Arterial Stiffness in Clinical Practice Ian B. Wilkinson
09:30:00 Pre-Hypertension and Cardiovascular Haemodynamics in Young Individuals: The ENIGMA Study Carmel McEniery
10:00:00 Panel Discussion John R. Cockcroft, Carmel McEniery, Ian B. Wilkinson, Charalambos Vlachopoulos
10:00:00 Coffee Break
11:00:00 Plenary Session: Cardiovascular Consequences of Prehypertension Sverre E. Kjeldsen, Peter W. de Leeuw
11:00:00 Arterial Plasma Catecholamines Predict Increased Blood Pressure, Weight Gain and Glucose Intolerance after 18 years in Borderline Hypertensive Young Men Sverre E. Kjeldsen
11:20:00 Cardiac and Vascular Damage in Prehypertnsion Enrico Agabiti Rosei
11:40:00 Prehypertension and (Pre)-Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) – Fact or Fiction? Alexander Rosenkranz
12:00:00 Primary Aldosteronism in Prehypertensive and Stage I Hypertensive Patients Gian Paolo Rossi
12:20:00 Panel Discussion: Evaluation and Approach of the Prehypertensive Patients Sverre E. Kjeldsen, Alexander Rosenkranz, Gian Paolo Rossi, Enrico Agabiti Rosei
13:00:00 Lunch
14:00:00 Plenary Session: Clinical Trials in Prehypertension Csaba Farsang
14:00:00 Lessons From the TROPHY Trial Stevo Julius
14:20:00 Is Regression From Hypertension to Prehypertension Feasible? The Rationale and Design of The STAR CAST Study Hiroyuki Sasamura
14:20:00 Lessons From Additional Trials (CHIMON, PHARAO and STRONG HEART) Yuging Zhang
15:15:00 Coffee Break
15:45:00 Free Communications: The Arteries and Prehypertension William G. Haynes
17:00:00 Panel Discussion: Recommendations for Future Trials – What is Needed? Stevo Julius, Csaba Farsang, Yuging Zhang, Hiroyuki Sasamura
17:00:00 Plenary Session: Non Pharmacologic Approach to Prehypertension Talma Rosenthal, Rudolf de Chatel
Sunday, February 27, 2011
08:00:00 Registration
08:30:00 Plenary Session: Pharmacological Therapy of Prehypertension Thomas Unger, Federico Mayor Jr
08:30:00 Prehypertension and hypertension: a case for OTC-drugs Thomas Unger
08:50:00 The "Polypill" – Should it be Considered in Prehypertension? Sandeep Gupta
09:10:00 Shall We Give Antihypertensive Drugs to a Patient with High Normal Blood Pressure? Csaba Farsang
09:30:00 Adverse Metabolic Consequences of Antihypertensive Drug Treatment
09:50:00 Panel Discussion: Recommendations for Future Trials – What is Needed?
10:45:00 Plenary Session: Conclusions and Guideline Proposal
10:45:00 Prehypertension - Is it a Disease and Should it be Treated?
11:15:00 The Therapeutic Approach - Non Pharmacological and Pharmacological – Recommendations Stevo Julius
11:45:00 Prehypertension Guidelines
12:15:00 Conference Closure
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