Mosul scientific symposium
The Iraqi Hypertension Society held a scientific symposium in Mosul province on the third of February 2023 with the collaboration of Mosul Health Directorate and Mosul College of Medicine.
The symposium discussed the role of heart rate as a risk factor for CV mortality and morbidity in addition it shed a light on the effect of different types of beta blockers on the central arterial pressure with a special emphasis on nebivolol as it is shown to reduce this type of pressure. The second part also discussed the indication of NAOC in CVD and the essential difference between them, there was also talk about the challenges in calculating CHAD, VASC score and the problems of the grey zone in its application.
The meeting was attended by top seniors from Mosul and other Iraqi directorate and was a step forward in the IqHS scientific mission.