Topics

Topics that will be covered during ICHCA 2021 include:

  1. Facing the challenges of hypertension in children and adolescents
  2. Epidemiology of hypertension in children and adolescents
  3. Blood pressure tracking and risk from birth to adulthood
  4. Clustering of cardiometabolic risk factor and ethnic differences in children and adolescents
  5. Reference values and simplified interpretation of BP in children and adolescents
  6. 24 hour BP monitoring in children and adolescents
  7. Understanding the pathogenesis of hypertension in children and adolescents – uric acid and fructose, obesity, environmental pollution, perinatal programming and genetic factors
  8. Impact of hypertension on the heart and kidneys in children and adolescents
  9. The importance of white hypertension in children and adolescents
  10. The value of PWV and central aortic BP in the assessment of target organ damage and risk profiling in children and adolescents
  11. Treating hypertension in children and adolescents with kidney disease and kidney transplants
  12. Overview of guidelines for treatment of hypertension in children and adolescents
  13. Should isolated systolic hypertension in children and adolescents be treated?
  14. Are trials in children and adolescents with hypertension feasible?
  15. Novel treatments for hypertension in children and adolescents
  16. The role of bariatric surgery in children and adolescents
  17. Psychosocial effects of hypertension in children and adolescents
  18. An approach to secondary causes of hypertension in children and adolescents
  19. Renovascular hypertension in children and adolescents
  20. Mendelian forms of hypertension in children and adolescent