ESH Annual Meeting

The European Society of Hypertension will be in Paris in 2016 for the 26th European Meeting on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Protection. Join Us – June 10-13, 2016

The ESH expresses its profound sadness and full solidarity to the French friends for the recent terrible events in Paris. Our thoughts are with the French people, with the innocent victims of the terroristic attack, and with their families. The ESH is an association of scientists and as such is committed to the progress of knowledge in a context of freedom and democracy. Once again: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité.


Hypertension Specialist News

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ESH Online Education

The European Society of Hypertension is pleased to announce the updated version of the ESH e-Learning Hypertension Self-Assessment Programme is now available.


2016 ESH Hypertension Summer School

September 2016, Sirmione, Italy

SPRINT and BP targets of anthypertensive treatment

The results of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) have been recently published (New England Journal of Medicine, November 9, 2015).
This was a large trial including 9361 participants with Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) ≥130 mmHg and high cardiovascular risk but no diabetes or previous stroke. They were treated to a SBP target <120 mmHg (intensive treatment) or to a target <140 mmHg (standard treatment).

An interview with Prof. Josep Redon.
Josep Redon is Scientific Director of INCLIVA Research Institute, Hospital Clinico Universitario Valencia, University of Valencia. He is past-President of the European Society of Hypertension and has published over 300 articles in internationally recognized journals and is the author of more than ten books. He is a member of the editorial board of several international journals in the field of hypertension, such as Hypertension, Journal of Hypertension, Blood Pressure Monitoring.

ESH Excellence Centres 2015 Anniversary Year!
This year the ESH Excellence Centres celebrate 10 year of excellence in hypertension and cardiovascular prevention. The rationale for the ESH Excellence Centres was created and further elaborated at the ESH Educational Committee meeting in Italy in July 2005. The European Society of Hypertension (ESH) is making continuous efforts to manage the burden of hypertension in Europe by stimulating scientific exchange related to knowledge about hypertension, and supporting and building organizations committed to work for the control of hypertension.

Join a network of over 1300 hypertension professionals dedicated to scientific research and knowledge and to improving hypertension prevention, treatment and control.

Membership Benefits:

– Eligibility to apply for ESH Hypertension Specialist status
– Eligibility to serve in a leadership capacity in an ESH Excellence Center
– Reduced Member registration fee for the ESH Annual Meeting
– Subscription to the Journal of Hypertension