Grand Rounds: 2010.12.08


Brendan McCormick, MD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology

New Insight into the Role of Spironolactone in the Treatment of Hypertension

Educational Objectives:

  1. To appreciate the challenges in the diagnosis of primary hyperaldosteronism
  2. To be aware of the epidemiologic link between the aldosterone to renin ratio and blood pressure in essential hypertension
  3. To introduce the empiric use of spironolactone in the management of resistant hypertension
  4. To appreciate the risks associated with spironolactone in chronic kidney disease

THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL – Civic Campus – Amphitheatre

  • Wednesday, December 8, 2010
  • 12:00 to 13:00 p.m.

(Video-linked to the General Auditorium, Riverside Amphitheatre and Montfort Hospital 2D111) Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will be Webcast.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x78952

Refreshments (coffee, tea, water) will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own lunch.

THANK YOU- Dept of Medicine Education Fund