Report | Webinar: Hypertension Updates

Hosted by Dr. V C Mathew Roy Medical Academy and Trivandrum Medical College Alumni Association was the 6th International Webinar on ‘Hypertension Updates’ on Saturday, July 25, 2020. The online session was inaugurated by Padmashree Prof. Dr. G. Vijayaraghavan, Vice- Chairman, KIMS. Welcoming the participants to the online session was Dr. Santhosh Kumar, HOD, Paediatrics, Trivandrum Medical College and Vice President, TMCAA. The session witnessed four different speakers. Speaking on the topic “Prevalence Complications & Assessment of End Organ Damage in Hypertension” was Dr. Mohammed Najeeb Osman, Consultant Cardiologist, Cleveland Medical Centre & Case Western Reserve Medical School, Ohio. Touching upon the Endocrine Causes of Hypertension was Dr. Rani Nair, Consultant Adult Endocrinologist, Springfield,  Missouri USA. Dr. S. Sivasankaran, Retd. Sr. Prof. & HOD of Cardiology at SCT Institute of Medical Sciences, Trivandrum, one of the four speakers, shed light upon lifestyle modifications that can impact Hypertension. Giving insights on novel ways of handling Hypertension was Dr. George Koshy, Consultant Cardiologist,Cosmopolitan Hospitals

The moderator for the session was Dr. K Venugopal, Professor & HOD Cardiology, Pushpagiri Medical College. Prof. Vinaya Kumar KR, Chairman, VCMR Academy and Prof. S Vasudevan, Vice Chairman, VCMR Academy & TMC. 

These webinars have become a treasure trove of knowledge and information. Join in on upcoming online sessions! Stay tuned for more on health and wellness.