Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Hypertension in Asia

Slides (presentation) - Mar. 14, 2012

Hypertension in Asia:
What are the issues and opportunities to address the epidemic?

Slides prepared and presented by:

Hung-Fat Tse, MD, PhD
Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine
William MW Mong Professor in Cardiology
Department of Medicine , The University of Hong Kong
Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong

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Hypertension in Asia
Global Disease Mortality
Global Disease Mortality
Major Risk Factors of Global Mortality
Global Diseases Burden
Health Threat in Asia
Epidemic of CVD in China
Global Burden of Hypertension
Burden of Hypertension in Asia
Salt Intake and CVD Mortality
Genetic Variants and Hypertension
Spectrums of CV Diseases
Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases
Each 20/10mmHg: Doubles CV Event Risk
Lowering BP: CV risk
Asian populations are at greater risk
Major Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Diseases
INTERSTROKE, Etiology of Stroke in Different Population
INTERSTROKE, Etiology of Stroke in Different Population
Stroke and National Incomes
Prevalence of HT in Different Ethnic Group
Prevalence of Awareness and Controlled
BP Reduction and CVS Prevention
Beneficial Effects of RAAS Blockade
Ethnic Difference in Rx Benefit
Genetic Determinants of Treatment Effects with ACEI
Who Have Higher risk of ACEI Adverse Events?
High Incidence of Cough in Chinese Subjects Treated with ACEI
Genetic Factors for ACEI induced Cough
Candesartan Antihypertensive Survival Evaluation
Combination Therapy of Hypertension

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