n Cardiovascular Journal of South Africa - Report on the SA Hypertension Congress (7-9 March 2003) : successful combination of CME and new research : drug trends in cardiology

Volume 14, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1680-0745



Extracted from text ... CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL OF SOUTH AFRICA Vol 14, No. 2, March/April 2003 103 A well-attended 13th Congress of the SA Hypertension Society provided the opportunity for thorough profes-sional updating on the management of hypertension and the secondary pre-vention of cardiovascular disease. South African research was presented in two sessions of original contribu-tions. These will be published as abstracts in a future issue of the Cardiovascular Journal. Some of the more significant aspects are high-lighted below: Measurement of blood pressure Prof O'Brien of the Blood Pressure Unit, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, not only stressed that 24-hour blood pres-sure monitoring had now become indispensable ..

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