Saint-Petersburg joined the MMM17
May Measurement Month is a global initiative aimed at screening blood pressure in those people who haven't had the tests in 1 year.
Young cardiologists of the Federal Almazov North-West Medical Research Centre (Saint-Petersburg), members of the Russian Society of Cardiology measured blood pressure and diagnosed risk factors of hypertension in relatives of patients who came to visit and staff members. In total 118 people were screened.
MMM17 is being led by two organisations representing the world’s leading cardiologists and researchers specializing in hypertension - the International Society of Hypertension and the World Hypertension League.