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Program

  • Break
  • Biomedical Session
  • Clinical Session
  • Primary Care Session
Thursday October 12, 2017
18:00-19:00 Opening Remarks - Dr. Ross Feldman, Canadian Hypertension Congress Chair

Vancouver 2010 Lecture
Integrating Management of Blood Pressure and Multiple Chronic Conditions in Hypertensive Adults
Dr. Brent M. Egan

Dr. Janusz Kaczorowski, Chair in Hypertension Prevention and Control

Closing Remarks - Dr. Nadia Khan, President and Chair of the Board, Hypertension Canada
Room: Mississauga B&C

Vancouver 2010 Lecture Evaluation

19:00-20:30 Poster Session # 1
Biomedical Research Track
(This session is not certified.)
Room: York Ballroom

Poster BM1: Distinct Molecular Compositions of Circulating Microparticles in Hypertension and Diabetes - Dylan Burger
Poster BM2: Determining Cellular Signaling Patterns Before and After Stroke in the Middle Cerebral Arteries of Stroke Prone Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHRsp) - Killol Chokshi
Poster BM3: γδT Cells Drive CD4+ and CD8+ T Cell Activation in Hypertension -Antoine Caillon
Poster BM5: Cardio Protective Benefits of Combination Treatment with Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonist and Sodium Glucose Co-Transporter-2 Inhibitor in Mice - Dorrin Zarrin Khat
Poster BM6: Mapping of Chromosome 2 Differentially Expressed Aortic Genes Linked to Vascular Inflammation Using Congenic Rats Fed a High-Salt Diet - Olga Berillo
Poster BM7: The Role of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in the Development of Hypertension in the SHR - Safaa Naiel
Poster BM8: Three Months of Induction of Endothelial Human Endothelin-1 Over-Expression Causes Blood Pressure Rise and Renal Injury - Pierre Paradis
19:00 - 20:30

Poster Session # 1
Clinical Research Track
(This session is not certified.)
Room: York Ballroom

Poster C1: Screening for Hypertension During Consultation in a Walk-in Service: The Predictive Value of Adding AOBP Following Elevated Values During Routine Measurement. Preliminary Results - André Michaud
Poster C2: Development and Validation of a Survey to Assess Barriers and Facilitators to Implementation of Nutrition Guidelines for Patients with Hypertension Managed by Primary Care Physicians - Sadeem Alsaeed
Poster C3: High Prevalence of Masked Uncontrolled Hypertension among Treated Patients Followed Under Routine Canadian Clinical Care - Lyne Cloutier
Poster C4: Prevalence and Predictors of Orthostatic Hypotension at a Tertiary Care Hypertension Clinic with New Diagnostic Thresholds - Mohammad Ali Faraz
Poster C5: Interrogation of the Autoregulatory Reflex of the Inner Retinal Circulation of the Eye in Pregnancy Using Optical Coherence Tomography - Robert J. Herman
Poster C6: microRNA profiling in Small Resistance Arteries of Hypertensive Patients with or without Chronic Kidney Disease - Kugeng Huo
Poster C7: Are BP Level Achieved and BP Variability Related to Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes? A Secondary Analysis from the CHIPS (Control of Hypertension In Pregnancy Study) Randomized Controlled Trial - Alexander Logan
Poster C8: Effect of Brief Motivational Lifestyle Advice Provided by Pharmacists on Blood Pressure: The COMmunity Pharmacists ASSist Blood Pressure (COMPASS-BP) Project Cluster Randomized Trial - Hiroshi Okada
Poster C9: Association between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Arterial Stiffness in a High-Risk Pregnancy Population - Kim Phan
Poster C10: The Economic Impact of Dietary Sodium Reduction in Canada - Hena Qureshi
Poster C11: Successful Surgical Management of Hypertension in a Female with Multiple Adverse Drug Reactions and Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis - Gavin Sun
Poster C12: Validation of an Automated Office Blood Pressure Measurement Device for use in Pregnancy - Karen Tran

19:00 - 20:30 President's Reception
Room: York Ballroom
Friday October 13, 2017
07:30 - 08:45 Breakfast
Room: Mississauga A&D
09:00 - 10:30 Biomedical Research Track

Each 15 min session includes a 5 min Q&A
Each 30 min session includes a 10 min Q&A


Biomedical Session # 1
Co-chairs: Drs. Jeffrey Dickhout & Dylan Burger

09:00 Activation of Nitric Oxide and Endothelial Function, Rather than Lowering of Blood Pressure, is Essential to Losartan’s Anti-Aortic Root Remodeling Activities
Pascal Bernatchez
09:15 Improved Cardiometabolic Profile Linked to Kcc3 Ablation in Mouse
Alexandre P. Garneau
09:30 Effect of Hypertension and Exercise Training on Fertility
Shahin Shabanipour Dehboneh
09:45 Impact of Endothelial Colony Forming Cells Injection on Heart Remodeling in an Experimental Rodent Model of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Camille Girard-Bock

10:00 - 10:30 State of the Art
Vascular Proteostasis in Hypertension
Dr. Jeffrey Dickhout

Room: Mississauga B

Biomedical Session #1 Evaluation

  Clinical/Outcomes/Population Research Track

Each 15 min session includes a 5 min Q&A
Each 30 min session includes a 10 min Q&A

Clinical Session # 1
Co-chairs: Drs. Valérie Santschi & Ross Tsuyuki

09:00 - 09:30 State of the Art
Pharmacist Care in the Management of Hypertension
Dr. Valérie Santschi

09:30 Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Population of Subsidized Housing Residents
Gina Agarwal
09:45 Implementing the Hypertension Management Program: A Journey to Success
Johanna Fonteine
10:00 Estimating the Benefits of Treating Prehypertension
Steven Grover
10:15 Re-Analysis of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT): The Renal Consequences of Intensive versus Standard Blood Pressure Lowering
Leora Branfield Day

Room: Dundas

Clinical Session #1 Evaluation

  Primary Care Track

Three 20 min sessions + 30 min Panel Discussion

Primary Care Session # 1
Core Curriculum in Hypertension
Co-chairs: Drs. Stella Daskalopoulou &
Doreen Rabi

09:00 New Thresholds and Targets in BP Management in a Post-SPRINT World
Dr. Doreen Rabi
09:20 Which Blood Pressure Method and Why?
Dr. Mark Gelfer
09:40 What is the Workup for Someone with Hypertension? What Do You Do Next?
Dr. Ally Prebtani
10:00 Panel Discussion

Room: Vista Salon

Primary Care Day Session #1 Evaluation

10:30 - 11:00 Health Break
Room: Mississauga Foyer
11:00 - 12:30 Biomedical Session # 2
Co-chairs: Drs. Pierre Paradis & Pascal Bernatchez

11:00 B-cell Deficiency in Mice with Hypomorphic c-myb Affects Blood Pressure and Renal Homeostasis
Luke Dingwell
11:15 Sedentary Activity is Associated with High Risk of Preeclampsia
Nozha Raguema
11:30 Vessels are an Important Depot for Phosphate in Response to an Oral Load in an Experimental Model of CKD
Mandy Turner
11:45 In Vivo miR-431 Inhibition Protects Against Vascular Damage and Hypertension
Kugeng Huo

12:00 - 12:30 State of the Art
The Role of the Non-neuronal Cholinergic System in Regulating Cardiac Function
Dr. Robert Gros

Room: Mississauga B

Biomedical Session #2 Evaluation

  Clinical Session # 2
Co-chairs: Drs. Swapnil Hiremath & Raj Padwal

11:00 - 11:30 State of the Art
Tweets and Likes: The Role of Social Media in Medicine
Dr. Swapnil Hiremath

11:30 Impact on Blood Pressure of Mobile-Based Application (eKidneyCare) in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Stephanie Ong
11:45 Job Strain and the Prevalence of Uncontrolled Hypertension among White-collar Workers
Mathilde Lavigne-Robichaud
12:00 Marked Differences in Oscillometric-Derived Systolic BP Occur With Use of Different Algorithms
Raj Padwal
12:15 The Relationship Between Alcohol Consumption and Sex-Specific Incidence of Hypertension: A Systematic Review and Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies
Michael Roerecke

Room: Dundas

Clinical Session #2 Evaluation

  Primary Care Session # 2
Core Curriculum in Hypertension
Co-chairs: Drs. Tavis Campbell &
Alexander Leung

11:00 Uncomplicated Hypertension: Which Drug, Which Drug Combination?
Dr. George Dresser
11:20 Which Hypertension Drug for Which Co-Morbidity?
Dr. Ross Feldman
11:40 How to Structure a Health Behavior Prescription for CV Risk Reduction as Part of Routine Care
Dr. Tavis Campbell
12:00 Panel Discussion

Room: Vista Salon

Primary Care Day Session #2 Evaluation

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Symposium
Guidelines 2018 - A View from Both Sides of the 49th Parallel

Room: Mississauga A&D
14:00 - 15:30 Hypertension Canada Award Lectures
Chair: Dr. Nadia Khan

14:00 Jacques de Champlain New Investigator Award Lecture
Low-Renin Hypertension: A Rose by Any Other Name
Dr. Alexander Leung

14:30 Senior Investigator Award Lecture
Current and Future Hypertension Surveillance System
Dr. Hude Quan

15:00 George Fodor Award Lecture
40 Years of Electronic Blood Pressure Measurement: A Personal Perspective
Dr. Martin Myers

Room: Mississauga B

Awards Lecture AND End Of Day Evaluation

  Primary Care Session # 3
Managing the Other Risk Factors and Hypertension Complications
Co-chairs: Drs. Ally Prebtani & Peter Bolli

14:00 Diabetes Management: Beyond Metformin
Dr. Christine Orr
14:20 A Fib: What's the Score? What's the Drug for Rate? Rhythm? Thrombosis Prevention?
Dr. Paul Dorian
14:40 CCS 2016 Dyslipidemia Guidelines Update: What is New?
Dr. Todd Anderson
15:00 Panel Discussion

Room: Vista Salon

Primary Care Day Session #3 Evaluation

15:30 - 17:30 Poster Session # 2
Biomedical Research Track
(This session is not certified.)
Room: York Ballroom

Poster BM1: JAK2/STAT3 Pathway Mediates Resveratrol-Evoked Attenuation of Angiotensin II-induced Hyper Proliferation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells: Role of Nitroxidative Stress and Giα Proteins - Ekhtear Hossain
Poster BM2: High Dietary Salt Impairs Renal Arteriolar Myogenic Response in WKY and SHR Independent of Blood Pressure: An Endothelium-Dependent Dysfunction? - Samera Nademi
Poster BM3: Therapeutic Impact of Novel Phosphate Binder, Fermagate, on Vascular Calcification in a Rat Model of Chronic Kidney Disease - Emilie Ward
Poster BM4: Role of Beta-Adrenergic Receptors in Arterial Stiffness in a State of High Intravascular Pressure - Reza Tabrizchi
Poster BM5: Increased Cholinergic Signaling Protects Against Cardiac Injury - Rachel Reingold
Poster BM6: TLR4 Antagonism Prevents Early Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Dysfunction Caused by Neonatal Hyperoxia Exposure - Thuy-An Mai-Vo
Poster BM7: Circulating Microparticles Levels in Acute Hemodialysis - Dylan Burger
Poster BM8: Atherosclerosis in Type 1 Diabetes in Mice is Exaggerated by Human Endothelin-1 Through NADPH Oxidase 1 - Pierre Paradis
15:30 - 17:30 Poster Session # 2
Clinical Research Track
(This session is not certified.)
Room: York Ballroom

Poster C2: Renovascular Hypertension due to a Bcr-Abl Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor and Response to Revascularization - Syed Obaid Amin
Poster C3: Atorvastatin in the Treatment of Lithium-Induced Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus: Methodology of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial - Jocelyne Fotso Soh
Poster C4: Accuracy Analysis of Blood Pressure Prediction from ECG and PPG signals Using Pulse Transit Time - Shrimanti Ghosh
Poster C5: microRNA profiling in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells from Hypertensive Patients with or without Chronic Kidney Disease - Kugeng Huo
Poster C6: Contemporary and Prospective Hypertension Mortality in Sri Lanka: What Develop in the Eve of 2025? - Pinithi Jayasundara
Poster C7: Alterations in Cardiac Structure and Function in Young Adults Born Extremely Preterm: Impact of Neonatal Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia - Muhammad Oneeb Rehman Mian
Poster C8: Using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Dashboard and Automated Recall System to Improve Diabetes Care and Hypertension Control - Alex Lee
Poster C9: Blood Pressure Derivation Using Two Different Oscillometric Algorithms in Very Elderly Hypertensive Subjects and Healthy Controls - Raj Padwal
Poster C10: Nifedipine Extended-Release Formulations Do Not Show Any Clinically Detectable Effect on Heart Rate - Paul Timothy Pollak
Poster C11: ABPM-HI Trial: Automated Blood Pressure Monitoring in Hypertensive Inpatients Trial - Gavin Sun
Poster C12: Scoping Review of Knowledge, Perception and Practices of Health Professionals in Regard to Home Blood Pressure Measurement - Shweta Todkar
Poster C13: Complications Associated with Increasing Anti-hypertensive Agent Use: A Real World Population Based Analysis - Karen Tran
  16:00 - 17:30
Primary Care Session # 4
Independence and Collaboration Within the Hypertension Community
Co-chairs: Dr. Alan Bell & Ms. Dorothy Morris

16:00 Nurses Working in Collaboration
Dr. Lyne Cloutier
16:20 Pharmacists, Hypertension and the Evidence
Dr. Ross Tsuyuki
16:40 Hypertension Management in Primary Care: Best Practices
Dr. Alan Bell
17:00 Panel Discussion

Room: Vista Salon

Primary Care Day Session #4 and End Of Day Evaluation

Saturday October 14, 2017
07:45 - 08:45 Hypertension Canada's Annual General Meeting & Award Presentations
with Continental Breakfast
Room: Mississauga A&D
09:00 - 10:30 Biomedical Research Track

Each 15 min session includes a 5 min Q&A
Each 30 min session includes a 10 min Q&A

Biomedical Session # 3
Co-chairs: Drs. Anne Monique Nuyt & Noriko Daneshtalab

09:00 - 09:30 State of the Art
Cardiovascular Diseases Risk Factors in Adults Born Preterm: A new Population to Care For
Dr. Anne Monique Nuyt
09:30 Implication of Adipose Tissue and the Beneficial Effects of Exercise Training on Preeclampsia in a Mouse Model
Kevin, Coutu
09:45 Sex Differences in the Adipokine, Lipid, and Immune Profiles of Men and Women with Severe Carotid Atherosclerosis
Karina Gasbarrino
10:00 Angiotensin II Type 2 Receptors Contribute to Neurovascular Coupling and Nitric Oxide Bioavailability Rescue in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease
Jessika Royea
10:15 Wrist versus Waist: The Impact of Accelerometer Wear Location on the Relationship between Step Counts and Arterial Health in Adults with Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes
Alexandra Cooke

Room: Mississauga B

Biomedical Session #3 Evaluation

  Clinical/Outcomes/Population Research Track

Each 15 min session includes a 5 min Q&A
Each 30 min session includes a 10 min Q&A

Clinical Session # 3
Co-chairs: Drs. Janusz Kaczorowski
& Donna McLean

09:00 Use of Hypertension Canada Guidelines for Teaching in Canadian Medical Schools
Ross Tsuyuki
09:15 The 22-year PROspective Quebec (PROQ) Study on Work and Health Conducted among 9000 White-Collar Workers
Xavier Trudel
09:30 Non-recommended Blood Pressure Measurement Methods Used in Routine Family Practice for Hypertension Screening and Diagnosis in Canada: Results from a National Survey
Claudio Del Grande
09:45 A Possible Alternative to Automated Office Blood Pressure Readings Used in SPRINT
Tracy Colella
10:00 - 10:30 State of the Art
Improving Cardiovascular Health at the Population Level: Systematic Review of Recent Evidence
Dr. Janusz Kaczorowski

Room: Vista Salon

Clinical Session #3 Evaluation

10:30 - 11:00 Health Break
Mississauga Foyer
11:00 - 12:30 Biomedical Session # 4
Co-chairs: Drs. Julie Lavoie & Michael Adams

11:00 NO Metabolism Following Preterm Birth: Are Serum Nitrite and Nitrate Levels Impaired in Young Adults Born ≤29 Weeks?
Rafael Fernandes
11:15 A Novel Approach to Improve and Standardize Assessment of Arterial Remodeling in Hypertension
Alex Gutsol
11:30 Plasma Circulating MicroRNAs as Potential Biomarkers in Chronic Kidney Disease
Olga Berillo
11:45 MMP Inhibition Prevents the Development of Vascular Calcification and Reduces Vessel Stiffening in Experimental CKD
Bruno Svajger
12:00 - 12:30 State of the Art
Implication of Local Renin-Angiotensin System in the Development of Preeclampsia and its Prevention by Exercise Training
Dr. Julie Lavoie

Room: Mississauga B

Biomedical Session #4 and End Of Day Evaluation

 

Clinical Session # 4
Co-chairs: Drs. Paul Timothy Pollak & David Spence

11:00 - 11:30 State of the Art
Management of Resistant Hypertension
Dr. David Spence

11:30 Hyperreninemia Secondary to Left Atrophic Kidney and/or Right Renal Artery Stenosis in a 70-Year-Old Woman with Resistant Hypertension - Marc Chrétien
11:45 Adverse Effect of Long Work Hours on Incident Diabetes in 7,065 Ontario Workers Followed 12 Years - Mahée Gilbert-Ouimet
12:00 Blood Pressure Control among Hypertension Patients on Lifestyle Management in Urban Informal Settlements in Kenya - Tecla Namusonge
12:15 Differences in 24-H Ambulatory Blood Pressure (ABPM) in Patients Switched between Differing Extended-Release Formulations of Nifedipine are Consistent with Differences in Drug Release Technology
Paul Timothy Pollak

Room: Vista Salon

Clinical Session #4 and End Of Day Evaluation

12:30 - 18:30 Young Investigator Forum for Trainees Only
Room: Mississauga A

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