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Thursday Dec 3, 2009

Special Issues in Hypertension


12:00                     Registration and Welcome Coffee 

14:00- 15:30        Session 1:              Epidemiology

Chairpersons: Elie Chammas, Aida Mousalli, Antoine Stephan
14:00-14:30         Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Programs in Developing Countries
                                Mohsen Ibrahim
14:30-15:00         Salt Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease, Liu Lishen
15:00-15:20         Body Fat and its Relationship with Metabolic Syndrome Indicators in Overweight and
                                Pre-adolescent children and adolescents in Lebanon,
                                Nahla Hwalla 
 

15:20-15:45         Coffee Break 
 

15:45-17:30         Session 2:              Metabolic Syndrome in Hypertension
Chairpersons: Akram Chtay, Nadim Timani, Ammar Sirawan
15:45-16:15         Links between Metabolic Syndrome, Hypertension and Chronic Kidney
                                Disease, Margus Viigima
16:15-16:45         Sub-Cutaneous and Visceral Adipose Tissue: Structural and Functional
                                Differences, Mohsen Ibrahim
16:45-17:05         Dyslipidemia and Metabolic Syndrome, Mona Nasrallah
17:05-17:25         Hyperuracemia and Hypertension, Jaafar El Said

 17:25-17:45         Coffee Break 

17:45-18:30         Special Lecture
Chairperson: Samir Mallat
                                Direct Renin Inhibitor / Aliskiren, Thomas Unger

 

18:30-19:00         Opening Ceremony 

19:00-20:00         Cocktail Reception

 

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