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Sunday,
July 14, 2002
Monday,
July 15, 2002
Tuesday,
July 14, 2002
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
Poster Sessions Poster Sessions Poster Sessions
  Satellite Symposium  

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2002

8:30 - 10:45

 

COLUMBIA B
 

PL13 Plenary Session:
CARDIAC PACING STRATEGIES IN HEART FAILURE
Chairpersons: J.J. Bax, Leiden, The Netherlands
D.A. Kass
, Baltimore, MD, USA

 
 

 

 
08:30

ELECTRICAL MODULATION OF CARDIAC CONTRACTILITY IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE - A PROMISING NEW THERAPY (INVITED LECTURE)
D. Burkhoff, H. Sabbah, C. Pappone, M. Borggrefe, Y. Mika, S. Ben-Haim, New York, NY, Detroit, MI, USA, Milan, Italy, Mannheim, German, Tirat Carmel, Israel

 
08:45

UPDATE AND STATUS OF CLINICAL TRIALS OF RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY (INVITED LECTURE)
K.A. Ellenbogen, Richmond, VA, USA

 
09:00

INSIGHTS INTO THE MECHANISMS FOR CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION (INVITED LECTURE)
D.A. Kass, Baltimore MD, USA

 
09:15

BIVENTRICULAR PACING IN HEART FAILURE: CLINICAL BENEFIT AND PREDICTION OF RESPONSE (INVITED LECTURE)
J.J. Bax, Leiden, The Netherlands

 
09:30

DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF PACING SYSTEM MALFUNCTION (INVITED LECTURE)
P.A. Levine, Sylmar, CA, USA

 
09:45

QUALITY OF LIFE OF THE PATH CHF PATIENTS AFTER 2 YEARS OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY
A.H. Oeffner, S. Sack, N. Dagres, F. Heinzel, A. Auricchio, A. Goehring, F. Cuesta, Magdeburg, Germany, Brussels, Belgium

 
10:00

RESULTS OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY RELATING TO PATIENT AGE AT THE TIME OF IMPLANTATION
B. Hansky, J. Vogt, S. Schulte-Eistrup, H. Gueldner, K. Minami, B. Lamp,
D. Horstkotte, R. Koerfer, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

 
10:15

IMPROVEMENT OF HEART FAILURE BY ELECTRICAL MODULATION OF CARDIAC CONTRACTILITY
G.J. Stix, M. Wolzt, C. Mayer, T. Pezawas, J. Kastner, H. Schmidinger, Vienna, Austria

 
10:30

USEFULNESS OF STANDARD ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING IN EVALUATION OF PATIENTS WITH DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM BIVENTRICULAR PACING
G. Girod, A. Jaussi, L. Kappenberger, Lausanne, Switzerland

 
10:45

COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION
 

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2002

8:30 - 11:15

 

COLUMBIA A
 

S57 Session:
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND HEART FAILURE

 
 

Chairpersons: R. Beyar, Haifa, Israel
Y. Charuzi
, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 
 

 

 
08:30

REPERFUSION IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION 2002
M.S. Gotsman, I. Gotsman, T. Weiss, C. Lotan, Jerusalem, Israel

 
08:45

HYPERTENSIVE PULMONARY EDEMA IS DUE TO DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION (INVITED LECTURE)
W. Little, Winston-Salem, NC, USA

 
09:00

MURINE CRYOINFARCTION: A REPRODUCIBLE MODEL OF POST-INFARCT HYPERTROPHY AND DILATION
D.Gregg , D.A. Taylor, L. Mao, N. Lopes, H.A. Rockman, P.J. Goldschmidt-Clermont, T. Wang, Durham, NC, USA

 
09:15

ISCHEMIC PRECONDTITIONING IN INFARCTED AND FAILINING HEARTS: ROLE OF MITOCHONDRIAL ATP-SENSITIVE POTASSIUM CHANNELS
A.S. Abd-Elfattah, J.H. Guo, J. Arrowood, A. El-Watidy, Richmond, VA, USA

 
09:30

PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF MAXIMAL EXERCISE SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE ON SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM SURVIVAL AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
J. Naughton, J. Dorn, D. Imamura, Buffalo, NY, USA

 
09:45

MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION ACTIVATION OF RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM DECREASED BY ENHANCED EXTERNAL COUNTERPULSATION
L.Lu , Z.S. Zheng, W.K. Wu, W.E. Lawson, J.C.K. Hui, Guangzhou, China,
Stony Brook, NY, USA

 
10:00

DOES ENHANCED EXTERNAL COUNTERPULSATION REDUCE THE REFRACTORY ANGINA BURDEN IN PATIENTS WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION? - A 2 YEARS FOLLOW-UP STUDY
O. Soran, E.D. Kennard, A.M. Feldman, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

 
10:15

EARLY DETECTION OF HEART DISEASE IN YOUNG WOMEN UTILIZING THE NATIONAL CHOLESTEROL EDUCATION PROGRAM GUIDELINES
K.O. Akosah, S.I. Barnhart, A.M. Schaper, LaCrosse, WI, USA

 
10:30

INFLUENCE OF GPIIB/IIIA RECEPTOR BLOCKADE ON POST-ISCHEMIC MYOCARDIAL BLOOD FLOW AND TISSUE NECROSIS IN DOGS
J.G. Kingma, Ste-Foy, PQ, Canada

 
10:45

ELEVATED TROPONIN T PLASMATIC LEVELS PREDICT A HIGHER INCIDENCE OF ADVANCED HEART FAILURE AFTER UNSTABLE ANGINA OR NON ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
A. Salvador, I. Roldn, B. Sevilla, P. Baello, M. Salim, A. Pel?ez, J.E. Romero, V. Mora, J.V. Martinez, B. Vaquerizo, Valencia, Spain

 
11:00

REVERSE REMODELING OF DIASTOLIC FUNCTION AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: EFFECT OF THERAPY
B.I. Jugdutt, M. Balghith, Edmonton, AB, Canada

 
11:15

COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION

 
 

 

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2002

11:15-13:30

 

COLUMBIA B
 

PL14 Plenary Session:
NEW HORIZONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HEART FAILURE

 
 

Chairpersons: U. Thadani, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
R.E. Hobbs, Cleveland, OH, USA

 
 

 

 
11:15

ETHICAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE HEART FAILURE
H.J. Geschwind, Paris, France

 
11:30

VASOPRESSIN BLOCKADE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
M. Gheorghiade, Chaicago, IL, USA

 
11:45

HEART FAILURE, AN EVOLVING THERAPEUTIC STRATEGY (INVITED LECTURE)
R. DiBianco, Takoma Park, MD, USA 266

 
12:00

NEW THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES FOR CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
R.C. Bourge, Birmingham, AL, USA 267

 
12:15

DRUGS THAT IMPROVE SURVIVAL VERSUS THOSE THAT REDUCE HOSPITALIZATIONS FOR HEART FAILURE AND IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE (INVITED LECTURE)
U. Thadani, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

 
12:30

NEW THERAPIES IN HEART FAI8LURE MANAGEMENT (INVITED LECTURE)
R.E. Hobbs, Cleveland, OH, USA

 
12:45

THE DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC ROLE OF BNP IN ACUTE HEART FAILURE (INVITED LECTURE)
A.J. Burger, Boston, MA, USA

 
13:00

NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF B-TYPE NATRIURETIC LEVELS IN HEART FAILURE PATIENTS: LESSONS LEARNED FROM CURRENT APPLICATIONS AND SPECULATION ON THE FUTURE OF BNP TESTING (INVITED LECTURE)
M.T. Saltzberg, Downers Grove, IL, USA

 
13:15

ORAL ALLOPURINOL IN HEART FAILURE (HF) DUE TO DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (DCM)
A. Kumar, R.K. Sharma, H. Kaur, P. Devi, V. Mohan, Amritsar, Punjab, India 

 
 

 

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2002

11:15-13:45

 

COLUMBIA A
 

S58 Session:
SURGICAL ASPECTS, VALVULAR HEART DISEASE, SURGERY FOR LV DYSFUNCTION

 
 

Chairperson: M.S. Gotsman, Jerusalem, Israel Abstract No.

 
11:15

CURRENT PREDICTORS OF MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY FROM INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS
I. Gotsman, D. Gilon, A. Meirovitz, N. Meizlish, M.S. Gotsman, Jerusalem, Israel

 
11:30

SURGICAL THERAPHY FOR HEART FAILURE, RADO OPERATION 15-YEAR EXPERIENCE
N.D. Radovanovic, L. Petrovic, B. Mihajlovic, M. Kovac, Z. Potic, M. Popov, M. Zorc, Sremska Kamenica, Yugoslavia, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 
11:45

TECHNIQUE FOR IMPLANTATION OF A CONTINUOUS FLOW MICROMED DEBAKEY VAD AFTER PREVIOUS CARDIAC OPERATIONS
E.V. Potapov, M. Pasic, F. Knollmann, Y.-G. Weng, R. Hetzer, Berlin, Germany

 
12:00

HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA AS A MARKER OF RISK FOR ARTERIOPATHY IN THE POST CARDIAC TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT
S.J. Tirrito, J. Miller III, W. Book, L. Sperling, Atlanta, GA. USA

 
12:15

INDICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS FOR MINIMALLY-INVASIVE REVASCULARIZATION - WHO NEEDS; MIGHT HAVE; OR SHOULD NOT HAVE OFF-PUMP SURGERY?
H.-G. Wollert, K. Ansorge, H. Grubitzsch, L. Eckel, Karlsburg, Germany

 
12:30

POSTCARDIOTOMY ASSISTED CIRCULATION WITH ROLLER PUMP - LATE RESULTS
D. Nezic, M. Peric, A. Knezevic, M. Cirkovic, M. Jovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

 
12:45

QUALITY OF LIFE FIVE YEARS AFTER CORONARY SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH PREOPERATIVE HEART FAILURE
B Mihajlovic, Z. Potic, M. Potic, R. Pekic, D. Jakovljevic, N. Radovanovic, Sremska Kamenica, Yugoslavia 280

 
13:00

PERIOPERATIVE RESULTS AND MID-TERM FOLLOW-UP IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING OPEN HEART SURGERY WITH DIAGNOSED BUT SURGICALLY NOT TREATED CANCER
H.-G. Wollert, D. Klahre, L. Eckel, Karlsburg, Germany

 
13:15

INTER-TRIGONAL DISTANCE AND ANTERIOR LEAFLET LENGTH RELATIONSHIP IN MITRAL ANNULAR REMODELING FOR HEART FAILURE
V. Vijay, Bronx, NY, USA

 
13:30
 

TRANSOESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY DURING MITRAL VALVE REPAIR UNDERESTIMATE MITRAL VALVE AREA
K.-K. Poh, T.-C. Yeo, H. Yang, Y.-T. Lim, Singapore

 
Sunday,
July 14, 2002
Monday,
July 15, 2002
Tuesday,
July 14, 2002
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
Poster Sessions Poster Sessions Poster Sessions
  Satellite Symposium  

 

 

 
 

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