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Hypertensive patients with Covid-19: recent evidence


May 29, 2020 04:20 PM

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Stéphane Laurent
Stéphane Laurent is an Emeritus Professor of pharmacology in the Paris Descartes Medical School. He was Head of the Department of Clinical Pharmacology in the Hôpital Européen Georges Pompidou in Paris between 2008 and 2018, and head of INSERM U 970, team 7 in the Paris Cardiovascular Research Center (PARCC) between 2009 and 2018. He has served as President of the European Society of Hypertension (ESH) (2007– 2009), President of the ARTERY Society (2010–2012), and President of the French Society of Hypertension (2001–2002). He is a co-author of the 2007, 2013, and 2018 ESC/ESH guidelines for the management of hypertension, and the 2009 ESH document on the reappraisal of hypertension guidelines. He is the author of over 400 referenced articles and 20 chapters in books. His H-index is 73 (Web of Science) with 15 “highly cited” papers, and the total number of citations of his articles is higher than 35 643 (Web of Science). Google Scholar’s H-index is 84 with 66 659 citations.
Giuseppe Mancia
Giuseppe Mancia is Professor Emeritus at the University Milano- Bicocca, after serving for 20 years as Chairman of the Division and Department of Internal Medicine at the same university at the San Gerardo Hospital in Monza and Director of the Interuniversity (Universities of Milano, Milano-Bicocca, and Pavia) Center for Clinical Physiology and Hypertension. He was Chairman (2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2017) of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of ESH meetings, and is a past President of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH), European Society of Hypertension (ESH), European Society of Clinical Investigation, and Italian Society of Hypertension. He chaired the Task Force of the ESH/ESC Hypertension Guidelines in 2003, 2007, 2009, and 2013. Professor Mancia is currently Chairman of the ESH Foundation and the Hypertension Center, Policlinico of Monza.