Webinar: Thursday, 2 May 2024, 6PM

Hypertension—the silent killer, current guidelines

What do the current guidelines say about the management of hypertension? A reduced risk of stroke and cardiovascular incidents is associated with systolic blood pressure below 140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure under 90 mm Hg, and regular BP screenings, lifestyle adjustments, and medication are required to achieve these goals. Veteran cardiologist Dr Leonard Steingo will present a CPD-accredited webinar about current hypertension guidelines. This webinar is proudly sponsored by Cipla.

Presented by
Conrad Strydom

Conrad Strydom

  • Editor: Medical Academic
Dr Leonard Steingo

Dr Leonard Steingo

  • Cardiologist
Dr Leonard Steingo is a cardiologist who practices at the Morningside Mediclinic in Sandton, South-Africa. He obtained his medical degree at Wits, became a specialist physician and then a certified cardiologist. He became a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology in 2010. He is past president of the South African Heart Association, past president of the Johannesburg branch of the society and is currently on the committee of the Heart Failure Society of South Africa. He has been involved in many cardiovascular research trials as principal and sub investigator. These trials have been involved with coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure and more recently has been in involved in many trials monitoring the heart in patients receiving new chemotherapeutic drugs. Dr Steingo’s special interests have been echocardiography and invasive cardiology. He is a general cardiologist with many years of experience treating patients with a wide range of cardiovascular diseases and has a special interest in assessing and treating patients receiving cancer treatment (cardio oncology).  

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