Hypertension and nephrology

[May measurement month: analysis of the Hungarian results of years 2017 and 2019]

NEMCSIK János1,2,3, PÁLL Dénes3,4, JÁRAI Zoltán3,5,6

SEPTEMBER 13, 2021

Hypertension and nephrology - 2021;25(04)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33668/hn.25.015

[Cardiovascular (CV) diseases are not only the leading causes of mortality in Hungary, but also the mortality rate is excessively high compared with the average of European Union, so screening programs identifying subjects with elevated blood pressure (BP) is of utmost importance. May Measurement Month (MMM) is an annual global initiative which began in 2017 aimed at raising awareness of high BP. Hungary, through the Hungarian Society of Hypertension has joined the campaign of MMM from the beginning. The results of years 2017 and 2019 are presented in this paper. ]

AFFILIATIONS

  1. Semmelweis Egyetem, Családorvosi Tanszék, Budapest
  2. Zuglói Egészségügyi Szolgálat (ZESZ), Budapest
  3. Magyar Hypertonia Társaság
  4. Debreceni Egyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, Belgyógyászat Intézet, Debrecen
  5. Semmelweis Egyetem, Városmajori Szív- és Érgyógyászati Klinika, Érsebészeti Tanszék, Angiológiai Tanszéki Csoport, Budapest
  6. Szent Imre Egyetemi Oktatókórház, Kardiológia Profil, Budapest

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