28

Aug

2021

11:00

BST

12:00

CEST

Webinar

The Path to Renal Denervation: Newest Data and Patient Considerations

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Overview

The Path to Renal Denervation: Newest Data and Patient Considerations webinar features global leaders sharing their expertise in the field of Renal Denervation. Presented in English, the webinar presents the latest updates in the field, including a review of the latest expert consensus on patient selection and the clinical data supporting the safety and efficacy of the procedure.

Performed By:

Michael Böhm

Michael Böhm

Roland E Schmieder

Roland E Schmieder

Moderated By:

Prof Konstantinos Tsioufis

Prof Konstantinos Tsioufis

This webinar is supported by:

Agenda

11:30

Introduction: The Unmet Need - Prof Konstantinos Tsioufis

11:32

New Evidence: Latest Data on Radiofrequency Renal Denervation - Prof Michael Boehm

11:42

Live Q&A – All Speakers

11:45

Who May Benefit: Patient Considerations for Renal Denervation - Prof Roland Schmieder

11:55

Discussion and close - Prof Konstantinos Tsioufis

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about updated society guidance on patient selection for renal denervation.
  • Understand the latest data on the safety and efficacy of radiofrequency renal denervation.
  • Hear from global experts on how to incorporate patient preference in a shared decision-making process.

Faculty Biographies

Michael Böhm

Michael Böhm

Dr Michael Böhm performed his medical training at the Medical School of Hannover in Germany. Residency in Internal Medicine and fellowships in Cardiology at the Ludwig Maximilians-Unversity in Munich/Germany at the Klinikum Großhadern; Heisenberg Graduate of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft; Assistant and Associate Dr of Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the Universität zu Köln in Germany.

Dr Böhm is Director of the Klinik für Innere Medizin III and Chief of Cardiology at the University of the Saarland in Homburg/Saar in Germany. Dr Böhm's special interest includes pathophysiology and therapy of heart failure. Particular, he is involved in studies on signal transduction in the failing heart and in vascular biology. Dr Böhm has been the principal investigator in several international multicenter studies. He has written more than 350 original papers, book chapters and review articles. He has obtained several awards of scientific societies. Dr Böhm is a reviewer for most recognized scientific journals in the cardiovascular field and chief editor Clinical Research in Cardiology. He is president of the German Society of Cardiology.

Dr Michael Böhm is an Editorial Board member of Cardiac Failure Review.

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Roland E Schmieder

Roland E Schmieder

Roland E Schmieder is a Professor of Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Hypertension, Head of the Clinical Research Centre and Vice Chair of the Department of Nephrology and Hypertension at the University Hospital Erlangen, Germany. He also directs the Institute of Preventative Medicine at the University Erlangen-Nuremberg and the Community Hospital Nuremberg. Professor Schmieder is a member of numerous professional societies and committees, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC). He is on the international Editorial Board of the American Journal of Hypertension, the Journal of Human Hypertension and the Journal of Nephrology, among other scientific journals. Professor Schmieder received his post-graduate medical training in nephrology, cardiology and hypertension at the University Hospital of Bonn, and then at the Alton Ochsner Foundation, New Orleans. He graduated in medicine from the University of Tübingen, Germany.

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Prof Konstantinos Tsioufis

Prof Konstantinos Tsioufis

Costas Tsioufis is Professor of Cardiology and Director of 1st Cardiological Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Hippokration Hospital, Greece. Prof Tsioufis works as an interventional Cardiologist as well as Hypertension Specialist and he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Veterans Affairs Medical Centre, Georgetown University Washington DC, USA. Professor Tsioufis’s research focuses on the hypertensive disease, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. 

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