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59th Annual ESPE (ESPE 2021 Online)

Online,
22 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021

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The 59th ESPE Annual Meeting will now be held online in September 2021.

Symposia

Endocrine Hypertension - Aetiology Directed Management

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Pathogenesis of Familial and Sporadic Hyperaldosteronism: New Concepts Involving Ion Channels

Reincke Martin

Endocrine disorders are the most common causes of secondary hypertension. Early diagnosis and treatment is crucial for prevention of cardiovascular complications. Several rare but important entities like Cushing’s syndrome and pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma can cause endocrine hypertension, in contrast to primary aldosteronism, which is quite frequent. Definition, classification and prevalence: With a prevalence of 6% in unselected patients with hypertension, 5 to...