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BPCON 2018

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It is with great pleasure , we take this opportunity in welcoming you for 28th National Conference of Indian Society of Hypertension BPCON 2018 being held from 7th to 9th September 2018 at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Annasalai, Teynampet, Chennai

The conference is being hosted by Association of Physicians of India, Chennai Chapter.

BPCON 2018 is an “Indian Meeting on Hypertension and Co-Morbidities”. The Scientific committee is actively involved in preparing for this all India mega event with various topics of great interest which include Orations, Guest Lectures, Symposia Panel Discussions, Workshops, Debates, Controversies & Case Presentations. World Hypertension League President Dr. Daniel Lackland, President European Society of Hypertension Dr. Konstantinos Tsioufis and Dr. Sripal Bangalore, Consultant Cardiology New York USA apart from many National faculty, who have agreed to participate and share the knowledge in the field of Hypertension.

Chennai will have pleasant weather during this period and you would definitely enjoy some social and cultural activities too.

Looking forward to welcome you with your friends for a great academic activity under BPCON 2018.

With warm regards
ORGANISING COMMITTEE

 

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Dr. S S Lakshmanan

Organising Chairman
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Dr. S N Narasingan

Organising Secretary & Scientific Committee Chairman
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Dr. Vijay Viswanathan

Joint Organising Secretary & Scientific Co-Chair

Indian Society of Hypertension

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Dr. Shailendra Vajpeyee

Founder President
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Dr. Samar Banerjee

President
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Dr. VV Muthusamy

Immediate Past President
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Dr. Narsingh Verma

Secretary General
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Dr. Anuj Maheshwari

Joint- Secretaries | Global Convener
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Dr. C. Venkata S Ram

“Scientific Advisory BPCON 2018” Editor in Chief Hypertension Journal

140

Speakers

03

Days Event

10

Workshops

Don’t Miss This Event

Scientific Sessions

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Day 01 full schedule

September 7th, 2018 @ 7.30am - 8.15pm

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

CHALLENGES IN CRITICAL CARE:

CRITICAL CARE

  • Shock

  • Coma

  • Poisoning

  • Seizure

  • Dyspnoea

SPEAKER

  • Dr N Ramakrishnan

  • Dr Babu K Abraham

  • Dr S Senthil Kumaran

  • Dr S Chandrasekar

  • Dr P.Paranthaman

MODERATOR

  • Dr S S Lakshmanan

  • Dr K Shanmugam

API Chennai Chapter Annual Day - Inauguration

Prof. S K Rajan Oration: Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

SPEAKER

  • Dr S Chandrasekaran

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Shailendra Vajpeeyee

  • Dr N D Ramanujam

Hepatitis B & C Infection

SPEAKER

  • Dr N Murugan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr S Rajanikanth

  • Dr P Basumani

BREAK FOR TEA

Prof. Sam G P Moses Oration: Vascular Health in pre-Diabetes and Diabetes

SPEAKER

  • Dr Jayashree Gopal

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr P Dharmarajan

  • Dr G Vijayakumar

Interpretation of Thyroid Function Tests simplified

SPEAKER

  • Dr Shriraam Mahadevan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Narsingh Verma

  • Dr R Rajasekar

Prof. M S Ramachandran Oration: Pathbreaking Inventions in Medicine of Millennium

SPEAKER

  • Dr R Jayanthi

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr MS Amaresan

  • Dr A Bellaramine

Role of Gliptins in Clinical Practice: What does evidence tell us?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Anand Moses

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Anuj Maheshwari

  • Dr M E Yeolekar

Prof. Rathnavelu Subramaniam Oration: Challenges in managing fever in my tenure

SPEAKER

  • Dr Issac Christian Moses

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V Chiranjeevi

  • Dr K Mohan

LUNCH

Symposium - STEMI Management in 2018

STEMI MANAGEMENT SPEAKERS MODERATOR
Diagnostic dilemma in STEMI Dr M Chenniappan Dr Sripal Bangalore
Systems of Care in STEMI management Dr Justin Paul Dr S S Iyengar
Pharmaco Invasive Treatment of STEMI Dr Ajit Mullasari Dr K Kannan
Difficult to treat STEMI Dr D Prabhakar

Symposium: Lessons learnt from CVOT to reduce CV risk in Diabetes

Lessons

  • EMPAREG

  • LEADER Study

  • CANVAS Study

  • CVD Real Study

SPEAKER

  • Dr A K Das

  • Dr V Mohan

  • Dr Mala Dharmalingam

  • Dr Vijay Viswanathan

MODERATOR

  • Dr R S Hariharan

  • Dr Anand Moses

BPCON 2018: Pre Conference Workshop

Home Blood Presure Monitoring

SPEAKER

  • Dr Ezhilan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr R R Singh

  • Dr S Arul Rhaj

Power and Promise of ABPM in Hypertension in India & the real world: Time to act is now

SPEAKER

  • Dr H K Chopra

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Sailendra Vajpeeyee

  • Dr S Sethuraman

What is new in BP Measurement and Methodology?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Venkata S Ram

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr J L Agarwal

  • Dr K Mugundhan

BREAK FOR HIGH TEA

BPCON 2018: Inauguration

Debate- Does the choice of ACEi & ARB really matter in the Initiation and Management of Hypertension?

SPEAKER

  • ACEI: Dr Konstantinos Tsioufis, President, ESH

  • ARB: Dr Sripal Bangalore, Cardiologist New York

MODERATOR

  • Dr Venkata S Ram,

  • Dr Tiny Nair

  • Dr S N Narasingan

DINNER

Day 02 full schedule

September 8th, 2018 @ 7.00am - 8.10pm

Breakfast

ECG changes not to be missed in Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr Ulhas Pandurangi

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr K Kannan

  • Dr K Shanmugam

Echocardiography: What to look for in Hypertension?

SPEAKER

  • Dr R Alagesan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr K Mohan

  • Dr G Anitha

Importance of Circadian Cardiovascular Rhythms in Clinical Practice

SPEAKER

  • Dr Narsingh Verma

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Vijay Viswanathan

  • Dr N Gopalakrishnan

Epidimiology of Hypertension Prevelance in India: In what way it is different?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Rajeev Gupta

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Shailendra Vajpeeyee

  • Dr P Soundararajan

New Facets in Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr P C Manoria

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Ajit Mullasari

  • Dr R Gunasekaran

Hypertension Outcome Trials: How relevant are they in the real world Practice of Medicine?

SPEAKER

  • Dr S N Narasingan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Daniel Lackland

  • Dr D Prabhakar

Austin- Doyale Oration: Team based care for the management of Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr K.K Pareek

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Anuj Maheshwari

  • Dr Lily Rodrigues

Salt Sensitivity and Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr Shashank Joshi

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V V Muthusamy

  • Dr S Arul Rhaj

TEA Break

Presidential Oration - Insulin Resistance & HT: Cause or Effect

SPEAKER

  • Dr Samar Banerjee

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Issac Christian Moses

  • Dr D Vaidhyanathan

Latest Hypertension Guidelines: Applicability to Indian Scenario

SPEAKER

  • Dr Venkata S Ram

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Daniel Lackland

  • Dr M S Ramachandran

Central Aortic Pressure

SPEAKER

  • Dr S Ramasamy

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Divya Saxena

  • Dr H K Chopra

Symposium on Heart Failure

HYPERTENSION INTO HEART FAILURE SPEAKERS MODERATOR
Symposium on Heart Failure: Clinical Management of Congestive Heart Failure: Broad Principles Dr T R Muralidharan Dr Konstantinos Tsioufis President ESH
Hypertension into Heart Failure Continuum Dr Sandeep Bansal Dr Sripal Bangalore[USA]
Hypertension and Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Dr V V Muthusamy
Device therapy in Heart Failure with reduced Ejection Fraction Dr Ulhas Pandurangi

LUNCH (Post Lunch Session Hall A and Hall B)

Panel Discussion on Stroke Management in 2018 BP Management

Pharmocological Management Interventions in Stroke SPEAKERS MODERATOR
Dr Lakshmi Narasimhan Dr Satis Kumar
Dr Sudhir Kumar Dr K Mugundhan
Dr Santhosh Joseph

Thyroid Dysfunction and Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr Anuj Maheshwari

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr G N Mahapatra

  • Dr D Rajasekaran

More Cardiovascular benefits than Glucose Control of SGLT-2 Inhibitors: Possible explanations

SPEAKER

  • Dr Tiny Nair

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr S S Iyengar

  • Dr Shashank Joshi

Dr R G WEGMANN Oration Renovascular Hypertension: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Dilemma

SPEAKER

  • Dr I Sathyamurthy

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Govindan Unni

  • Dr T R Muralidharan

Isolated Systolic Hypertension: Pathogenesis and Management

SPEAKER

  • Dr Govindan Unni

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr M S Amaresan

  • Dr R R Singh

BREAK FOR HIGH TEA

Mild Elevation in BP: What is the Clinical Importance?

SPEAKER

  • Dr A K Pancholia

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr M S Ramachandran

  • Dr Anil Virmani

Acute Management of Severe Hypertension : When Why and How Much?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Tiny Nair

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr S C Manchanda

  • Dr K Jaishankar

Oral Paper Presentation (3 nos)

JUDGES

  • Dr Samar Banerjee

  • Dr Raman Puri

  • Dr S Chandrasekar

Importance of Hypertension in People with Diabetes: Indian Data

SPEAKER

  • Dr Vijay Viswananthan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr R Jayanthi

  • Dr Narsingh Verma

Sympathetic Overdrive and Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr.K.Tripathi

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V V Muthusamy

  • Dr Preetham Arthur

Peripheral Arterial Disease in Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr G Vijayakumar

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Sandeep Bansal

  • Dr Ch Vasanth Kumar

Sleep Apnoea and Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr N Ramakrishnan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Suresh Kumar

  • Dr Kumar Natarajan

Goal of Hypertension in DM & CKD patients

SPEAKER

  • Dr R R Singh

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr T R Muralidharan

  • Dr Jayashree Gopal

Dinner

LUNCH (Post Lunch Session Hall A and Hall B)

Pharmocogenetics of anti Hypertension Treatment

SPEAKER

  • Dr R Rajasekar

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V Shantaram

  • Dr. J L Agarwal

Oral Paper Presention (3 nos)

JUDGES

  • Dr.Narsingh Verma

  • Dr.Anuj Maheswari

  • Dr.P Paranthaman

Significance and Therapeutic Implications of Dyslipidemia in patients with Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr Raman Puri

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Justin Paul

  • Dr P Paranthaman

Dr K G Nair Oration: Lets make it simple and practical.

SPEAKER

  • Dr Ch Vasanth Kumar

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr S Chandrasekaran

  • Dr D Prabhakar

Nuclear Imaging in the Diagnosis and Management of Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr G N Mahapatra

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr J S Kumar

  • Dr E Prabhu

High Blood Pressure in the Aging Population

SPEAKER

  • Dr V Shantharam

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Anand Moses

  • Dr Vivek Agarwal

Masked Hypertension: What is its Clinical relevance?

SPEAKER

  • Dr J S Hiremath

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Meena Chhabra

  • Dr Brij Mohan

BREAK FOR HIGH TEA

Obesity in Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr V Palaniappen

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr N D Ramanujam

  • Dr Raman Puri

Hypertension Management in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Clinical considerations

SPEAKER

  • Dr Sharad Sheth

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V Chiranjeevi

  • Dr P Soundararajan

Rapid fire session

Diuretics :First among the equals

SPEAKER

  • Dr D Vaidhyanathan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr S S Iyengar

Azilsartan

SPEAKER

  • Dr Aishwarya Sadagopan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr.D Selvaraj

Benedipine

SPEAKER

  • Dr K Shanmugam

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V Chiranjeevi

Eflodipine

SPEAKER

  • Dr. K Kannan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr P Paranthaman

Moxonidine

SPEAKER

  • Dr K Jaishankar

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr M S Amaresan

Debate

Can Betablockers be the first choice in the Management of Hypertension? Yes/No

SPEAKER

  • Yes: Dr Rajeev Agarwala

  • No: Dr Y V C Reddy

MODERATOR

  • Dr Sarath Chandra

  • Dr S N Narasingan

Oxidative Stress in Human Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr M E Yeolekar

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr J L Agarwal

  • Dr N Malathy

DINNER

Day 03 full schedule

September 9th, 2018 @ 7.30am - 4.30pm

Breakfast

Oral Paper presentation (6 nos)

JUDGES

  • Dr Kumar Natarajan

  • Dr K Kannan

  • Dr S Chandrasekar

  • Dr K Shiv Subramanian

  • Dr V Rukmani

  • Dr Chitrambalam

Diagnosis and Management in Pediatric Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr Sudha

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr B R Nammalwar

  • Dr M S Amaresan

Rare and unusual forms of Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr Asha Mahilmaran

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V Chiranjeevi

  • Dr A Gowrishankar

Assessment of CV Risk Profile in Clinical Practice

SPEAKER

  • Dr S S Iyengar

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr R R Singh

  • Dr K Mohan

Manangement of Resistant Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr Abraham Oomman

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr K Kannan

  • Dr Venkata S Ram

Strategies to prevent Hypertension in India, "Challenges & Solutions"

SPEAKER

  • Dr Praveen Jain

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr K Rajendran

  • Dr Tito

TEA BREAK

How to detect early Kidney disease in Hypertension?

SPEAKER

  • Dr N Gopalakrishnan

MODERATOR

  • Dr M S Amaresan

  • Dr Vijay Viswanathan

What is new in ADPKD Management?

SPEAKER

  • Dr R Padmanabhan

MODERATOR

  • Dr Edwin Fernando

  • Dr Anuj Maheshwari

Goal of Hypertension in DM & CKD patients

SPEAKER

  • Dr Arvind Gupta

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V Rukmani

  • Dr R Kannan

Clinical Importance of BP Variability

SPEAKER

  • DR E Prabhu

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V Chiranjeevi

  • Dr Narsingh Verma

Do all Hypertensives require Statin & Asprin?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Sarath Chandra

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Ramanpuri

  • Dr R Balajinathan

Intensive Control of Hypertension and CV risk Reduction

SPEAKER

  • Dr Vivek Agarwal

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr Divya Saxena

  • Dr N Vetrivel

Secondary Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr Jotideb Mukhopadhyay

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr N D Ramanujam

  • Dr G Sundaramurthy

Emerging importance of ARNIs in Cardiovascular Medicine

SPEAKER

  • Dr Joy M Thomas

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr J L Agarwal

  • Dr Abraham Oomman

LUNCH (Post Lunch Session in Hall A and Hall B)

Antihypertensives: Updates on Chiral Concept

SPEAKER

  • Dr.Swati Naik

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr K Shanmugam

  • Dr V V Muthusamy

Hypertension and peri Operative Period

SPEAKER

  • Dr S S Lakshmanan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr V T Premkumar

  • Dr V Chiranjeevi

Encyclopedia of Hypertension: Got questions & Get answers?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Justin Paul (Cardio)

  • Dr G Sengottuvelu (Cardio)

  • Dr P Soundararajan (Nephro)

  • Dr Edwin Fernando (Nephro)

  • Dr Sathish Kumar (Neuro)

  • Dr Suresh Kumar (Neuro)

MODERATOR

  • Dr.Venkata S Ram

  • Dr.S N Narasingan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr J L Agarwal

  • Dr K Mugundhan

Valedictory Function

Breakfast

Hypertension and Diabetes: Double Jeopardy

SPEAKER

  • Dr Lily Rodrigues

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr K.Shanmugam

  • Dr S Gopalakrishnan

Is there a treatment Induced J Curve phenomenon ?

SPEAKER

  • Dr D Prabhakar

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr K Kannan

  • Dr K .Mohan

Case based discussion: Adrenals and Hypertension: What to look for?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Krishna G Seshadri

  • Dr Rajesh Rajput

  • Dr Vinod Mittal

MODERATOR

  • Dr Krishna G Seshadri

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr D Selvaraj

Oral Paper Presentation (3 nos)

JUDGES

  • Dr S.S.Lakshmanan

  • Dr Jotideb Mukhopadhyay

  • Dr Anuj Maheshwari

BREAK FOR TEA

Role of yoga in Hypertension

SPEAKER

  • Dr S C Manchanda

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr M S Ramachandran

  • Dr S Chandrasekar

Dr V V Muthusamy Oration: "Reducing CV risk in HTN - Looking Beyond Guidelines"

SPEAKER

  • Dr.Anil Kumar Virmani

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr S.S.Lakshmanan

  • Dr Vinod Mittal

Hypertension and Pregnancy: What is new in the Pathogenesis and Management?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Venkata S Ram

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr K Mohan

  • Dr M S Amaresan

Renal Denervation Therapy revisited

SPEAKER

  • Dr.Upendra Kaul

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr S N Narasingan

  • Dr Venkata S Ram

Intricacies in Management of Hypertension in Women

SPEAKER

  • Dr Meena Chhabbra

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr J L Agarwal

  • Dr E.Prabhu

Rationale for initiating treatment of hypertension with combination pill.

SPEAKER

  • Dr J K Sharma

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr.N.Gopalakrishnan

  • Dr.DBD Sathiakumar

Do we have Advantage of Legacy Effect in Hypertension Management?

SPEAKER

  • Dr Brij Mohan

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr R Padmanabhan

  • Dr N Malathy

Biomarkers in Congestive Heart Failure: Clinical guide

SPEAKER

  • Dr Amal Kumar Banerjee

CHAIRPERSON

  • Dr N Vetrivel

  • Dr V Chiranjeevi

LUNCH (Post Lunch Session in Hall A and Hall B)

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