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Michel Burnier

Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Consultation

University Hospital of Lausanne in Switzerland

Biography

Michel Burnier is a Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension Consultation at the University Hospital of Lausanne in Switzerland. He is a member of several Swiss and international societies in the field of nephrology and hypertension. He is a member of the Scientific Council of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) and a committee member of the Swiss Society of Hypertension. Professor Burnier is President Elect of the Swiss Society of Nephrology, President of the ethical review board of the University of Lausanne and a Board Member of Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products. He is on the Editorial Board of several journals, including Hypertension and Blood Pressure. Professor Burnier trained in internal medicine and nephrology in Lausanne and at the University of Colorado Health Science Centre.

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Renal Denervation In The Real World: Practical Guidance For New Users
  • 1 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Assess the current global burden of resistant hypertension
  • Carry out appropriate assessments to identify resistant hypertension
  • Identify patients most likely to benefit from RDN
  • Recall the practical considerations for adopting RDN into routine practice
  • Recall the latest data on RDN from recent clinical trials
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