British Hypertension Society Masterclass – Manchester

British Hypertension Society 16th Masterclass in Hypertension

Date: Wednesday, 2nd July 2014

Venue: Core Technology Facility at the University of Manchester

CPD: RCP 5 external credits (Activity code: 87759)


09.00 Registration, Coffee & Welcome
10.00 Management of mixed dyslipidaemia in obesity: Dr Mike France, Consultant in Chemical Pathology, Manchester Royal Infirmary
10.30 Introduction to obesity related hypertension: Dr Adam Greenstein, Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Manchester & Honorary Consultant Physician, Manchester Royal Infirmary
11.00 Coffee Break
11.30 Assessment of target organ damage in the eye and the nerves in obesity and hypertension: Professor Rayaz Malik, Professor of Medicine & Consultant Physician, Centre for Endocrinology & Diabetes, The University of Manchester
12.00 Management of resistant hypertension: Professor Tony Heagerty, Professor of Medicine and Cardiac Centre Lead, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, The University of Manchester
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Pathophysiological mechanisms leading to obesity related hypertension: Dr S Withers, Research Associate, The University of Manchester
14.00 Overview of obesity, underlying mechanisms and obstructive sleep apnoea: Professor John Wilding, Head of Department of Obesity and Endocrinology at the University of Liverpool & Honorary Consultant, University Hospital Aintree
14.30 Tea Break
15.00 Medical Management of obesity/drug related therapy for obesity: Dr Akheel Syed, Honorary Senior Lecturer, The University of Manchester and Consultant Physician & Clinical Lead, Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Obesity Medicine, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
15.30 Surgical interventions for obesity and effects on blood pressure and cardiovascular disease: Professor Basil Ammori, Consultant Bariatric Surgeon, Salford Royal Hospital (NHS), Consultant Hepatobiliary Surgeon, North Manchester General Hospital (NHS) & Honorary Professor of  Hepatobiliary & Bariatric Surgery, The University of Manchester
16.00 Close of meeting

Registration and further details: BHS Masterclass Manchester 2014 Announcement

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