French Hypertension unit, Centre of Excellence, Paris, HĂ´pital europĂ©en Georges Pompidou (HEGP)
The Hypertension unit belongs to the Department of Vascular Medicine and Hypertension in the Cardiovascular Pole, Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou, abbreviated below as HEGP.
Mailing address : Hypertension unit, HEGP, 20 rue Leblanc, 75908 Paris Cedex 15, France
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HEGP is a major university hospital opened in July 2000 with all state-of-the art facilities. In-house access to multi-disciplinary services, such as those provided by Cardiology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Angiology, Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Urology, Intensive Care, Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Radiology); Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance ImagingÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â with complete angio-MR software, Ultrasound including high resolution Echo-tracking, Isotopes including SPECT, PET-scan, and functional fusion imaging, Angiography (CT- and MR-angiography and digitized intra-arterial angiography Number of percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasties with stenting per year > 120, Clinical chemistry, including Hormone and Pharmacology Laboratories and a Department of Genetics, Continuing medical education (CME) opportunities (HEGP is a major University Hospital with several meeting rooms and a 400-seat amphitheatre).
The Centre of Excellence is acknowledged by the French Ministry of Health as a reference clinical centre for rare adrenal diseases, including pheochromocytomas and Conn adenomas, and for rare vascular diseases, including fibromuscular dysplasia and Takayasu arteritis.
Hypertension-related hospitalizations per year : 1500
Hypertension-related outpatient visits per year : 4500
Hypertension-related procedures per year : 450
Papers in peer-reviewed international journals in last 5 years (See list
Clinical Investigation Centre (Head: Michel Azizi) for pathophysiological and phase 1-2 pharmacological studies
Clinical Research Unit for large scale trials and clinical epidemiology (G Chatellier)
The Centre of Excellence is closely associated with the two INSERM units: INSERM U772 (Head: Xavier Jeunemaitre) and INSERM U652 (Head: F Alhenc-Gelas; Head of team 1: S Laurent)
Hy-questÂ : self questionnaire for patient with arterial hypertension
More about the Centre of Excellence for Hypertension at HEGP-Paris
Centre of Excellence: HĂ´pital EuropĂ©en Georges Pompidou European Society of Hypertension
(ESH) Hypertension Centre of Excellence
Circulation, April 2013
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