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Sunday,
July 14, 2002
Monday,
July 15, 2002
Tuesday,
July 14, 2002
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  Satellite Symposium  
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
8:30 - 11:00   COLUMBIA B
  PL06 Plenary Session:
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY
 
  Chairpersons: M.S. Gotsman, Jerusalem, Israel
G.W. Vetrovec
, Richmond, VA, USA
 
 
     
08:30 THE TRAJECTORY OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE 2002 (INVITED LECTURE)
M.S. Gotsman, I. Gotsman, D. Admon, A. Pollak, M. Mosseri, C. Lotan, Jerusalem, Israel
 
08:45 INTRACORONARY BRACHYTHERAPY IN COMPLEX CORONARY LESIONS (INVITED LECTURE)
R. Beyar, E. Nikolsky, E. Rosenblatt, E. Grenadier, M. Boulos, L. Gruberg, Haifa, Israel
 
09:00 TRANSCATHETER CLOSURE OF ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECTS IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH THE AMPLATZER ASD OCCLUDER - ACUTE AND FOLLOW-UP RESULTS IN 45 CONSECUTIVE PATIENTS (INVITED LECTURE)
H. Sievert, T. Trepels, Frankfurt, Germany
 
09:15 RECRUITMENT OF MYOCARDIAL VASCULAR UNITS FOLLOWING PTCA (INVITED LECTURE)
A. L'Abbate, G. Sambuceti, M. Marzilli, C. Marini, Pisa, Italy
 
09:30 APPLICATIONS OF CORONARY INTERVENTION AND THE MANAGEMENT OF ISCHEMIC LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION (INVITED LECTURE)
G.W. Vetrovec, Richmond, VA, USA
 
09:45 MICROVASCULAR VASCULAR DYSFUNCTION DURING CORONARY STENTING (INVITED LECTURE)
J. Ge, J. Qian, R. Erbel, Shanghai, China, Essen, Germany
 
10:00 THE ROLE OF CORONARY INTERVENTION IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION (INVITED LECTURE)
F. Shawl, Takoma Park, MD, USA
 
10:15 DRUG ELUTING STENTS TO ENCOURAGE RE-ENDOTHELIALISATION (INVITED LECTURE)
A.H. Gershlick, Leicester, UK
 
10:30 CATHETER BASED CLOSURE OF PFO WITH HISTORY OF NEUROLOGICAL EVENTS
S. Kar, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
10:45 DIRECT STENTING OF CORONARY ARTERIES: EARLY AND MIDTERM FOLLOW-UP (INVITED LECTURE)
D.G.Iosseliani , I.E. Chernisheva, A.V. Arablinsky, S. Semitko, Moscow, Russia
 
11:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
     
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
8:30 - 11:15   COLUMBIA A
  PL07 Plenary Session:
DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY: VARIOUS ETIOLOGIES
 
  Chairpersons: U. Elkayam, Los Angeles, CA, USA
H.-P. Schultheiss
, Berlin, Germany
 
     
08:30 MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATED CARDIOMYOPATHY IN CHILDREN (INVITED LECTURE)
M.L. Epstein, Detroit, MI, USA
 
08:45 MATERNAL AND FETAL OUTCOMES OF SUBSEQUENT PREGNANCIES IN WOMEN WITH PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY (INVITED LECTURE)
U. Elkayam, P.P. Tummala, K. Rao, M.W. Akhter, I.S. Karaalp, O.R. Wani, A. Hameed, I. Gviazda, A. Shotan, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
09:00 SARCOMERIC AND NON-SARCOMERIC CAUSES OF FAMILIAL HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOATHY (INVITED LECTURE)
L. Fananapazir, Bethesda, MD, USA
 
09:15 INFLAMMATION AND VIRAL INFECTION IN DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY - PATHOGENESIS AND SPECIFIC THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS (INVITED LECTURE)
H.-P. Schultheiss, Berlin, Germany
 
09:30 ROLE OF CORONARY MICROCIRCULATION IN IDIOPATHIC LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION (INVITED LECTURE)
D. Neglia, Pisa, Italy
 
09:45 RELEVANCE OF MYOCARDIAL INFLAMMATION ON REMODELING OF THE EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX (INVITED LECTURE)
M. Pauschinger, J. Li, H.-P. Schultheiss, Berlin, Germany
 
10:00 OXIDATIVE STRESS IN ALCOHOLIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (INVITED LECTURE)
C.Y. Lui, Tucson, AZ, USA
 
10:15 THE PATHOLOGY OF LEFT VENTRICULAR NONCOMPACTION. A RARE CAUSE OF HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
S.E. Hughes, S. Yen Ho, P. Kilner, D.R. Morgan, London, Scarborough, UK
 
10:30 THE CYTOSKELETON AND DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (INVITED LECTURE)
N.E. Bowles, Houston, TX, USA
 
10:45 DIASTOLIC RIGHT VENTRICULAR FAILURE IN CHRONIC LUNG DISEASE. FACT OR FICTION? (INVITED LECTURE)
N. Angomachalelis, E. Serasli, A. Hourzamanis, N. Salem, V. Tsafaridou, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
 
11:00 CARDIAC CACHEXIA: MECHANISMS AND MANAGEMENT (INVITED LECTURE)
G.S. Filippatos, Athens, Greece
 
11:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION
 
 
     
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
11:15 - 13:15   COLUMBIA B
  PL08 Plenary Session:
ARRHYTHMIAS AND HEART FAILURE
 
  Chairpersons: M.E. Cain, St. Louis, MO, USA
J.A. Reiffel
, New York, NY, USA
 
     
11:15 MECHANISMS AND IMPLICATIONS OF NONSUSTAINED VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA IN ISCHEMIC AND NONISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (INVITED LECTURE)
M.E. Cain, St. Louis, MO,USA
 
11:30 VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS IN PATIENTS WITH CHAGAS´ HEART DISEASE: ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC MECHANISMS, EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT (INVITED LECTURE)
A. Rassi, Jr., Goiania, Brazil
 
11:45 THE MAJOR ISSUES IN SELECTING AN ANTIARRHYTHMIC DRUG IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
J.A. Reiffel, New York, NY, USA
 
12:00 MECHANISMS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
W.K. Shen, Rochester, MN, USA
 
12:15 CHRONIC ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED FROM CLINICAL STUDIES? (INVITED LECTURE)
D. Flammang, D. Hamani, V. Loteanu, Angouleme, France
 
12:30 ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN HEART FAILURE; CAUSE OR MODIFIER. EXPERIENCE WITH A-V NODAL ABLATION
I.W.P. Obel, J. Daniels, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Medtronic Inc
 
12:45 HEART RATE VARIABILITY AND UNSUSTAINED VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA IN PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC DILATED CARDIOMIOPATHY
O.Istratescu-Wolkowski , C. Teodorescu, M. Dan, M. Guran, P. Capraru, D. Constantinescu, G. Tatu-Chitoiu, C. Erena, V. Petrescu, M. Dorobantu, Bucharest, Romania
 
13:00 COMPARISON OF NATURAL TRIGGER MECHANISMS OF FATAL AND NONFATAL VENTRICULAR TACHYARRHYTHMIAS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
E. (H) Hatzinikolaou, M. Kotsakou, I. Apostolou, V. Tselegaridis, Thessaloniki, Greece
 
13:15 LUNCH BREAK  
     
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
11:15 - 13:15   COLUMBIA A
  PL09 Plenary Session:
SURGICAL ASPECTS, VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
 
  Chairpersons: J.S. Borer, New York, NY, USA
J.A. Elefteriades
, New Haven, CT, USA
 
     
11:15 THERAPEUTIC CORONARY ANGIOGENESIS USING PROTEIN GROWTH FACTORS (INVITED LECTURE)
F.W. Sellke, M. Ruel, M. Simons, R. Laham, Boston, MA, USA, Hanover, NH, USA
 
11:30 IS THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM A GENETIC DISEASE? (INVITED LECTURE)
M.A.Coady , R.R. Davies, M. Roberts, L.J. Goldstein, M.J. Rogalski, J.A. Rizzo, G.L. Hammond, G.S. Kopf, J.A. Elefteriades, New Haven, CT, USA
 
11:45 STENT GRAFTS: ANEURYSMS AND DISSECTIONS OF THE ARCH AND THORACIC AORTA (INVITED LECTURE)
L.H. Hollier, New York, NY, USA
 
12:00 THE BIOLOGY OF REGURGITANT VALVULAR DISEASES: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF HEART FAILURE AND BASIS FOR FUTURE THERAPY (INVITED LECTURE)
J. Borer, New York, NY, USA
 
12:15 INFLAMMATION,NEURO-HUMORAL ALTERATIONS, ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION IN VALVULAR HEART DISEASE IN HEART FAULURE (INVITED LECTURE)
S. Dalla-Volta, D. Anzulovic-Mirosevic, G. Erente, Padova, Italy
 
12:30 ISHEMIC MITRAL VALVE INSUFFICIENCY - REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT (INVITED LECTURE)
B. Gersak, Ljubljana, Slovenia 151
 
12:45 WHICH PATIENTS BENEFIT FROM PERCUTANEOUS MITRAL BALLOON VALVULOPLASTY? PRE AND POST-VALVULOPLASTY VARIABLES THAT PREDICT LONG-TERM OUTCOME (INVITED LECTURE)
I.F. Palacios, P.L. Sanchez, L.C. Harell, A.E. Weyman, P.C. Block, Boston MA, USA
 
13:00 MINIMALLY INVASIVE CARDIAC SURGERY-A NEW CHALLENGE FOR THE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHER (INVITED LECTURE)
I. Kronzon, New York, NY, USA
 
13:15 LUNCH BREAK  
     
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
11:15 - 13:00   COLUMBIA C
  S54 Session:
INFLAMMATORY MEDIATORS IN HEART FAILURE, BASIC RESEARCH
 
  Chairpersons: H. Boudoulas, Columbus, OH, USA
P.K. Singal
, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
 
     
11:15 CLONAL T-CELL COMPOSITION, DETECTED BY FAMILY SPECIFIC POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION OF THE T-CELL RECEPTOR BETA CHAIN, IS EXCLUSIVELY PRESENT IN DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (DCM) - IMPLICATIONS FOR THE AUTOIMMUNE PATHOGENESIS OF DCM
M. Noutsias, J.-H. Blohm, C. Assaf, N. Bigdeli-Issazadeh, H. Mueller, R. Warraich, M. Yacoub, M. Pauschinger, H.-P. Schultheiss, Berlin, Germany, Middlesex, UK
 
11:30 HIGH LEVELS OF CARDIAC BRADYKININ TYPE 2 RECEPTOR EXPRESSION CAUSE CARDIOMYOPATHY IN MICE
R. Keller, L. Jalbert-Brogan, L. Zisman, Albany, NY, USA
 
11:45 ESTROGEN EFFECTS ON VASCULAR CELLS AND P42/44, P38 MITOGEN-ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASES ACTIVITY
P.Geraldes, M.G. Sirois, P. Bernatchez, J.F. Tanguay, Montreal, PQ, Canada
 
12:00 OVEREXPRESSION OF TRANSDUCIN PREVENTS PHENYLEPHRINE INDUCED HYPERTROPHY IN NEONATAL CARDIOMYOCYTES
J. Theilade, C. Strom, L. Wulf-Andersen, S. Haunsoe, S. Sheikh, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
12:15 COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF CYTOKINES PRODUCTION IN PATIENTS WITH SYMPTOMATIC AND ASYMPTOMATIC LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION
H.S. Sisakyan, A.V. Zilfian, A. Tripatchi, V. Khachatrian, Yerevan, Armenia
 
12:30 EXPRESSION OF THE HUMAN COXSACKIE-ADENOVIRUS-RECEPTOR IN DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY: IMPLICATIONS FOR CARDIOTROPIC VIRAL INFECTIONS
M. Noutsias, M. Pauschinger, H. Fechner, J. Lamers, J. Bergelson, R. Warraich, M.H. Yacoub, R. Hetzer, H.-P. Schultheiss, W.C. Poller, Berlin, Germany,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Philadelphia, USA, Middlesex, UK
 
12:45 PROINFLAMMATORY CYTOKINES AND MORTALITY IN ADVANCED HEART FAILURE
X.H. Zeng, Y. Li, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
 
13:00 LUNCH BREAK  
     
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
14:30 - 16:45   COLUMBIA B
  PL10 Plenary Session:
GENETIC STUDIES, VASCULAR BIOLOGY, ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION
 
  P. Liu, Toronto, ON, Canada
Chairpersons: H. Boudoulas, Columbus, OH, USA
 
     
14:30 HERITABLE CARDIAC CONDUCTION AND MYOCARDIAL DISEASE: FAMILY OSU. GENEOLOGY MEETS GENETICS (INVITED LECTURE)
H. Boudoulas, Columbus, OH, USA
 
14:45 THE USE OF MICROARRAYS (GENECHIPS) TO DISCOVER NEW TARGETS IN HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
P. Liu, Toronto, ON, Canada
 
15:00 DRUG DEVELOPMENT AGAINST NOVEL GENOMIC TARGETS IN HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
P.R. Eisenberg, Indianapolis, IN, USA
 
15:15 CORONARY ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION BEYOND THE CORONARY CIRCULATION (INVITED LECTURE)
A. Lerman, Rochester, MN, USA
 
15:30 CARDIAC REMODELING IN HYPERTENSION INDUCED BY NO SYNTHASE INHIBITION: ROLE OF HYPERTENSION AND NITRIC OXIDE (INVITED LECTURE)
M. Rossi, Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil
 
15:45 SPATIAL CONFINEMENT OF NITRIC OXIDE/SUPEROXIDE SIGALING IN THE HEART (INVITED LECTURE)
J.M. Hare, Baltimore, MD, USA
 
16:00 ENDOTHELIAL PROTECTION BY NO DONORS AND ASPIRIN: INVOLVEMENT OF ANTIOXIDANT PROTEINS (INVITED LECTURE)
N. Grosser, H. Schroeder, Halle (Saale), Germany
 
16:15 SYMPATHOEXCITATION IN HEART FAILURE: ROLE OF GLUTAMATE WITHIN THE PARAVENTRICULAR NUCLEUS (INVITED LECTURE)
K.P.Patel , Y.-F. Li, Omaha, NE, USA
 
16:30 CORONARY ARTERY ENDOTHELIAL PROTECTION AFTER LOCAL DELIVERY OF 17BETA-ESTRADIOL (INVITED LECTURE)
J.F. Tanguay, Montreal, PQ, Canada
 
16:45 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION
 
 
     
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
14:30 - 17:00   COLUMBIA A
  PL11 Plenary Session:
PREDICTORS AND MARKERS OF HEART FAILURE OUTCOME
 
  Chairpersons: G.A Ewy, Tuscon, AZ, USA
S. Stern
, Jerusalem, Israel
 
     
14:30 NEW DATA ON OLD AGE: HOW ADVANCING YEARS AFFECT OUR CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM (INVITED LECTURE)
S. Stern, Jerusalem, Israel
 
14:45 OUTCOME OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE IN THE ELDERLY: INFLUENCE OF LV SYSTOLIC FUNCTION (INVITED LECTURE)
J.S. Gottdiener, Roslyn, NY, USA
 
15:00 CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: ARE THERE GENDER RELATED FACTORS? (INVITED LECTURE)
G. Bhat, Louisville, KY, USA
 
15:15 JUGULAR VENOUS PRESSURE: IMPORTANT IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
G.A. Ewy, Tucson, AZ, USA
 
15:30 IMPLANTABLE DIAGNOSTIC/THERAPEUTIC DEVICES FOR THE OUTPATIENT MANAGEMENT OF CHF (INVITED LECTURE)
N. Eigler, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
15:45 SKINNED MYOCYTE CONTRACTILE FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH LV DYSFUNCTION: PREDICTOR OF MYOCARDIAL RECOVERY? (INVITED LECTURE)
M.S. Slaughter, Oak Lawn, IL, USA
 
16:00 B-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE SHOULD BE PART OF THE DIAGNOSTIC EVALUATION OF HEART FAILURE: IMPLICATIONS FROM THE BREATHING NOT PROPERLY (BNP) MULTINATIONAL STUDY (INVITED LECTURE)
P.A. McCullough, J. McCord, R.M. Nowak, J.E. Hollander, P. Duc, T. Omland, W.T. Abraham, A.H.B. Wu, P. Krishnaswamy, A.S. Maisel, Kansas City, MO, Detroit, MI, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Paris, France, Oslo, Norway, Lexington, KY, Hartford, CT, San Diego, CA, USA
 
16:15 FUNCTIONAL EFFECTS OF STRETCH IN FAILING HUMAN MYOCARDIUM (INVITED LECTURE)
B. Pieske, D.V. Lewinski, Goettingen, Germany
 
16:30 PROGNOSIC CHALLENGES IN IDIOPATHIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY: CLINICAL, HEMODYNAMIC AND MYOCARDIAL BIOCHEMICAL ASPECTS (INVITED LECTURE)
P.M.Seferovic , D. Trifunovic, A.D. Ristic, R. Maksimovic, D. Seferovic, D. Simeunovic, S. Stepanovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
 
16:45 DEVICES FOR THE TREATMENT AND MONITORING OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
P. Adamson, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
 
17:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
     
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
14:30 - 17:00   COLUMBIA C
  S56 Session:
HEART FAILURE: EPIDEMIOLOGY, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PROGNOSTIC ASPECTS
 
  Chairpersons: S. Dalla Volta, Padova, Italy
H.J. Geschwind
, Paris, France
 
     
14:30 CARDIAC TROPONINS FOR MONITORING SEVERITY OF HEART FAILURE AND EFFICACY OF TREATMENT: EXPERIMENTAL PROOF OF CONCEPT
E. Missov, K. Ochiai, G. Gong, X. Wu, T. Shimada, J. Zhang, L. Miller, Minneapolis, MN, USA
 
14:45 THE NATIONAL CHOLESTEROL EDUCATION PROGRAM GUIDELINES UNDERESTIMATE DISEASE RISK IN YOUNG ADULTS
K.O. Akosah, A.M. Schaper, P.M. Schoenfeld, LaCrosse, WI, USA
 
15:00 THE SIMPLIFIED ACUTE PHYSIOLOGY SCORES (SAPS) II USED IN THE EVALUATION OF OUTCOME IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE ADMITTED AT THE CORONARY CARE UNIT
R.T. Tibayan, C.E. Marinas, R.E. Ramboyong, D.R. Flores, E.V.S. Caguioa, Manila, Philippines
 
15:15 DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VENTILATORY EXPIRED GAS MEASURES DURING MAXIMAL AND SUB-MAXIMAL EXERCISE IN HEART FAILURE
R. Arena, R. Humphrey, M.A. Peberdy, New York, NY, Richmond, VA, USA
 
15:30 FREQUENCY OF DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION AND NORMAL LEFT VENTRICULAR EJECTION FRACTION IN THE COMMUNITY AND IN A REFERRAL POPULATION
I.P. Clements, C. Scott, D. Hodge, Rocherster, MN, USA
 
15:45 QUALITY OF LIFE IN HEART FAILURE PATIENTS. IS THERE A GENDER DIFFERENCE?
M. Hochleitner, Tyrol, Austria
 
16:00 EFFECT OF AGE AND SEX ON THE PREDICTIVE VALUE OF A NORMAL ECG IN SUSPECTED HEART FAILURE
V. Jayanthi, J.D. Somauroo, P.G. Reid, Chester, UK
 
16:15 QUALITY-OF-CARE ASSESSMENT IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE AND DIABETES AS THE FIRST STEP FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT
S. De Feo, C. Opasich, P. De Cata, C. Gazzaruso, P. Ferrari, E. Traversi, G. Forni, P. Fratino, R. Tramarin, Pavia, Italy.
 
16:30 ROLE OF PROSTAGLANDINS AND HYDROGEN IONS IN REFLEX VENTILATORY CONTROL IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
M.F. Piepoli, A.C. Scott, A. Capucci, A.J.S. Coats, Piacenza, Italy, London, UK
 
16:45 EARLY DEFIBRILLATION BY NON-MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS TRIPLED SURVIVAL FROM OUT-OF-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST
A. Capucci, D. Aschieri, M.F. Piepoli, M. Arvedi, G.H. Bardy, Piacenza, Italy, Seattle, WA, USA
 
17:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
     
MONDAY, JULY 15, 2002
17:00 -19:00   COLUMBIA B
  PL12 Plenary Session:
SURGERY FOR LV DYSFUNCTION, MECHANICAL SUPPORT, CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION
 
  Chairpersons: R. Hetzer, Berlin, Germany
H.N. Sabbah
, Detroit, MI, USA
 
     
17:00 MECHANICAL UNLOADING OF THE FAILING LEFT VENTRICLE:THE ORQIS CARDIAC RECOVERY SYSTEM (INVITED LECTURE)
H.N. Sabbah, Detroit, MI, USA
 
17:15 THERAPY OF HEART FAILURE BY CARDIAC ASSIST DEVICES (INVITED LECTURE)
R. Hetzer, Y. Weng, M. Dandel, J. Mueller, Berlin, Germany
 
17:30 PERMANENT MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT. NOW A REALISTIC PROSPECT (INVITED LECTURE)
S. Westaby, S. Saito, Oxford, UK
 
17:45 ISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY: SURGICAL OPTIONS AND STRATEGIES
(INVITED LECTURE)

M.W. Connolly, New York, NY, USA
 
18:00 NON-TRANSPLANT SURGERY FOR HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
J. Raman, Heidelberg, Australia
 
18:15 CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION - IS IT POSSIBLE TO AVOID CALCINEURIN INHIBITORS (INVITED LECTURE)
B. Meiser, B. Reichart, Munich, Germany
 
18:30 ADVANCED HEART FAILURE. ALTERNAIVES TO HEART TRANSPLANTATION (INVITED LECTURE)
H.O. Ventura, New Orleans, LA, USA
 
18:45
 
EXPERIENCE WITH 600 PATIENTS SUPPORTED BY VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES
E.V. Potapov, M. Pasic, M. Loebe, E. Hennig, Y.-G. Weng, R. Hetzer, Berlin, Germany, Houston, TX, USA
 
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