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Sunday,
July 13, 2003
Monday,
July 14, 2003
Tuesday,
July 15, 2003
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
Poster Sessions Poster Sessions Poster Sessions


Monday, July 14, 2003

08:30 - 18:00      Poster Hall

P201:   Poster Session: MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

  • INHIBITION OF EXPERIMENTAL THICKENING IN MICE LACKING A NOVEL G-PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTOR
    T. Tanaka, S. Tsukada, M. Iwai, J. Nishiu, M. Itoh, H. Tomoike, M.  Horiuchi, Y. Nakamura, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
     

  • MYOCARDIAL COLLAGEN CHANGES AND EDEMA IN RATS WITH HYPERDYNAMIC SEPSIS
    S. Cesar, V. Starc, N. Potocnik, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
     

  • CIRCULATING ICAM-1, VCAM-1, E-SELECTIN, P-SELECTIN AND TNFARII IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
    M. Hajilooi, A. Sanati, A. Ahmadieh, A. Ghofraniha, A. Massoud, Teheran  University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
     

  • POTENTIAL CARDIOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF THE EXTRACT OF LEONURI HERBA ON ISCHEMIC MYOCARDIUM IN RATS
    J. Sun, K-H. Tan, Y-Z. Zhu, National University of Singapore, Singapore 
     

  • EVALUATION OF ENHANCED Tc-99m TETROFOSMIN WASHOUT BY AUTORADIOGRAPHY IN CARDIOMYOPATHY HAMSTERS
    T.T. Lwin, T. Takeda, J. Wu, Y. Tsuchiya, Y. Itai, Institute of Clinical Medicine,
    University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan 


P202   Poster Session: VASCULAR BIOLOGY

  • TWO-WEEK TREATMENT WITH PRAVASTATIN IMPROVES VENTRICULO-VASCULAR HAEMODYNAMICS IN YOUNG MALE DIABETICS
    R.G. Casey, M. Joyce, M.A. Moloney, K. Moore, P. Fitzgerald, C. Thompson, D.J. Bouchier-Hayes, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
     

  • DIETARY L-ARGININE SUPPLEMENTATION INHIBITED PLATELET
    AGGREGATION IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
    E.V. Merkulov, A.V. Sozykin, A.U. Nikolaev, Cardiology Research Center, Moscow, Russia 
     

  • EPICAN FORTE, A MIXTURE OF ASCORBIC ACID, LYSINE, PROLINE,  ARGININE, CYSTEINE AND GREEN TEA EXTRACT, SUPPRESSES AUTOCRINE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE IN CULTURED HUMAN AORTIC SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL
    V. Ivanov, S. Ivanova, M.W.  Roomi, S.P. Netke, A. Niedzwiecki, M. Rath, Matthias Rath, Inc., Santa Clara, CA, USA


P203   Poster Session:  ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

  • TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING OF LEFT ATRIAL WALL FOR DETECTION OF PSEUDONORMALIZATION OF MITRAL INFLOW PATTERN
    H. Yilmaz, I. Demir, O. Sancaktar, AkdenizUniversity Faculty of Medicine, Antalya, Turkey
     

  • SYSTOLIC AND DIASTOLIC INDICES IN OBESE AND NON-OBESE PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE RENAL DISEASE
    D. Doulgerakis, J.  Moyssakis, Ch. Stathakis, N. Tentolouris, 
    N. Pantazopoulos, M. Psallas, D. Stamatiadis, V. Votteas, N. Katsilampros, Laiko Hospital and University Medical School, Athens, Greece
     

  • GIANT LEFT ATRIUM (GLA): UNUSUAL CAUSE OF CARDIOMEGALY
    N. Shaikh, S. Dingle, D. Berger, Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Darby, PA, USA


P204   Poster Session: DIAGNOSTIC METHODS

  • VESSEL IMAGING BY INTERFEROMETRIC PHASE-CONTRAST X-RAY TECHNIQUE
    T. Takeda, J. Wu, Y. Tsuchiya, T.T. Lwin, A. Yonoyama, Y. Hirai, Y. Itai, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
     

  • COMPARISON OF PET WITH MAGNETOCARDIOGRAPHY IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE DIAGNOSIS
    I. Chaikovsky, C. Berndt, J. Korfer, B. Schrader, B. Yilmatz, D. Horstkotte, SQUID International AG, Essen, Germany
     

  • HOW USEFUL IS HAND-CARRIED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF CARDIOMEGALY PATIENTS OF EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
    S-C. Liu, W-T. Chang, S-Y. Chen, C-H.  Huang, H-M. Ma, W-J. Chen, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
     

  • DIAGNOSIS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE BASED ON MAGNETOCARDIOGRAPHIC DATA IN PATIENTS WITH COMPLETE LEFT OR RIGHT BUNDLE BRUNCH BLOCK
    I. Chaikovsky, M. Primin, S. Auth-Eisernitz, G. Schafer, F.  Steinberg, B. Hailer, SQUID International AG, Essen, Germany
     

  • VALUE OF POSTERIOR LEADS (V7-V9) IN DIAGNOSIS OF POSTERIOR WALL ST SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
    A. Rashidi, R. Miri, H. Akbarshahi, Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, Iran
     

  • OXYSTEROLS PREVENT CRYSTALLIZATION OF CHOLESTEROL IN SUPERSATURATED SOLUTION: RELEVANCE IN ATHEROGENESIS
    L.H. Krut, St. Louis University and St. Mary's Health Center, St. Louis, MO, USA
     

  • COMPARATIVE CARDIOSCOPIC AND HISTOLOGIC STUDY OF THE LEFT VENTRICLE IN PATIENTS WITH ACH-INDUCED SEGMENTAL CORONARY SPASM AND DIFFUSE CORONARY NARROWING
    M. Kanai, T. Tomaru, K. Yosinaa,
    T. Sakurai, K. Aoyagi, T. Hitsumoto, Y. Sugiyama, H. Noike, H. Ohsawa, Y. Uchida, Toho University Hospital at Sakura, Chiba, Japan 


P205   Poster Session: HYPERTENSION, BASIC AND CLINICAL

  • FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH INADEQUATE BLOOD PRESSURE CONTROL IN HYPERTENSIVE HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS.
    M. Sulakvelidze, N.N. Kipshidze, Tbilisi State Medical University, Tbilsi, Georgia
     

  • RELATION OF CUFF AND AORTIC ROOT SYSTOLIC AND DIASTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURES IN LEAN, OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE PATIENTS
    E. Umana, W. Ahmed, M.A. Alpert, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, USA
     

  • COMPARATIVE EFFICACY OF COMPLEX THERAPY OF MELATONIN WITH ACE INHIBITORS AND ANTAGONIST (ACETEN, ENALAPRIL, CAPOZID-50, KOZAAR) AND AGONIST OF IMIDAZOLIN RECEPTORS-MOXONIDIN IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
    R. Zaslavskaja, A. Shakirova, O. Narmanova, N.  Bijasilov, L.  Makarova,  Hospital No. 60, Moscow, Russia
     

  • NONINVASIVE BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENT COMPARED WITH INTRA-ARTERIAL BLOOD PRESSURE DURING VIGOROUS MOTION
    K. Vikenes, P. Omvik, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway 
     

  • SELECTED HAEMODYNAMICAL CRITERIA AND PLASMA RENNIN LEVEL IN PATIENTS WITH NEPHROGENIC ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION
    E.V. Shlyakhto, A.Y. Gudkova, A.M. Essaian, E.N. Semernin, N.V. Naydenova, E.V. Smirnova, A.N. Krutikov, A.V. Smirnov, A.S. Rumyantsev, O.V. Voronova, St. Petersburg State Pavlov Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russia


P206   Poster Session:  PULMONARY CIRCULATION ASPECTS, PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

  • ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CRITERIA FOR RIGHT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY IN CHRONIC THROMBOEMBOLIC PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
    D.L. Norman, A. Hassankhani, N.S. Sawhney, A. Raisinghani, D.G. Blanchard, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA 
     

  • RIGHT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IN SYSTEMIC SCLERODERMA WITH AND WITHOUT PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
    N.J. Pantazopoulos, I. Moyssakis, P. Sfikakis, E. Batzoglou, P. Margos, V. Votteas, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece 
     

  • PREVALENCE AND OUTCOME OF PULMONARY HYPERTENSION IN SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS
    N.J. Pantazopoulos, I. Moyssakis, Y. Hallak, D. Papadopoulos, P. Sfikakis,
    V. Votteas, Laiko Hospital, Athens, Greece 


P207   Poster Session: ARRHYTHMIAS AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

  • CAN HISTOPATHOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF RESECTED LEFT ATRIAL APPANDAGE DURING SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION PROSPECT THE RECURRENCE OF FIBRILLATION
    T. Saito, D. Uchida, K. Tamura, K. Yamashita, Y. Sugisaki, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan 
     

  • EFFECT OF IV AMIODARONE ON CPR HAEMODYNAMICS AND OUTCOME  EXPERIMENTAL STUDY IN DOGS
    S. Timerman, E.F. Paiva,
    M.B. Perondi, K.B. Kern, R. Berg, L.F. Cardoso, J.A.F. Ramires, Heart Institute (InCor) University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil, USA
     

  • TISSUE REACTION TO THE ENDOCARDIAL PACING ELECTRODE
    H. Mase, M. Hotta, A. Hiromoto, S. Hotomi, K. Tamura, Y. Sugisaki, T. Yajima, T. Nitta, S. Tanaka, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
     

  • THE USE OF AN AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR FOR IN-HOSPITAL VENTRICULAR MALIGNANT ARRHYTHMIA
    S. Timerman, A.M. Bento, L.F. Cardoso, M.A. Moretti, N.E. Sanadi, J.A.F. Ramires, Heart Institute (InCor) University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil, USA
     

  • SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM ANALYSIS OF HEART RATE VARIABILITY IN PATIENTS WITH DEVELOPING POSTINFARCTION LEFT VENTRICULAR ANEURISM
    M.E. Krotin, S. Vuletovic Petkovic, B. Milovanovic, D. Vukovic, M. Zaja, D. Tatovic Babic, M. Matic, University Hospital "Bezanijska kosa", Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro
     

  • BENEFITS OF A VITAMIN PROGRAM IN ARRHYTHMIA.  A RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND PLACEBO CONTROLLED STUDY
    M. Rath, A. Niedzwiecki, Matthias Rath Inc., Santa Clara, CA, USA, The Netherlands
     

  • SUDS (SUDDEN UNEXPLAINED DEATH SYNDROME) IN THAI POPULATION
    W. Taungjaruwinai, V. Wiwanitkit, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand 
     

  • ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN PATIENTS WITH SICK SINUS SYNDROME
    N. Burova, B. Tatarsky, Research Institute of Cardiology, St-Petersburg, Russia 


P208   Poster Session:  ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

  • EFFICACY OF VIAGRA (SILDENAFIL CITRATE) IN MEN WITH ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
    R.F. DeBusk, C.J.  Pepine, I Osterloh, D.B.  Glasser, H. DeRiesthal, A.B.  Shpilsky,  M. Sweeney, Stanford Univesity of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA, UK
     

  • EFFECT OF TRIMETAZIDINE PLUS SILDENAFIL IN THE CONTROL OF MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA DURING SEXUAL ACTIVITY IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN THERAPY WITH CHRONIC NITRATES
    G.M.C. Rosano, C. Vitale, B.  Sposato, M. Fini, S. Chierchia, San Raffaele Roma, Roma, Italy


P209   Poster Session:  MISCELLANEOUS

  • IMPACT OF PEDIATRIC BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (PBLS) COURSE IN PRIVATE PEDIATRICIAN DOCTOR'S OFFICES
    S. Timerman, J.A.F.  Ramires, N.E. Sanadi, A.V. Ferreira, E. Garcia, Heart Institute (InCor) University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil, USA
     

  • CAN ELECTRICAL MUSCLE STIMULATION OF THE LEGS PRODUCE CARDIOVASCULAR EXERCISE?
    P. Banerjee, S. Chattopadhyay, M.F. Alamgir, N. Nikitin, J.G.F. Cleland, A.L. Clark, C. Minogue, K. Witte, L. Crowe, B. Caulfield, University College Dublin, Dublin, University of Hull, Hull, East Yorkshire, UK, Ireland
     

  • SPINAL CORD STIMULATION: A POTENTIAL THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC REFRACTORY CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
    J. Wolfram, F. Alesch, G. Maurer, University Clinic of Internal Medicine, Vienna, Austria
     

  • DOES THE ANOMALOUS ORIGIN OF THE LEFT CORONARY ARTERIES FROM THE RIGHT SINUS OF VALSAVA INCREASE MORBIDITY?
    F.H.  Madziwa, S.N.C. Makoni, H.S. Nimeiri, Mercy Catholic Medical Center,
    Darby, PA, USA 
     

  • DIAGNOSIS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS USING CAROTID ULTRASONOGRAPHY AND PULSE-WAVE VELOCITY
    T. Tomaru, T. Kurosu,T. Ogawa, T. Kon, M. Kataoka, T. Sasaki,  N. Arakawa,
    A. Suzuki, O. Takahashi, Y. Sugiyama, Toho University Sakura Hospital, Sakura, Chiba. Japan 
     

  • CLINICAL EFFECTS OF SELF-MASSAGE OF PROTECTIVE HEART AND  ANTIHYPERTENSION ON QUALITY OF LIFE AND PROINFLAMMATORY CYTOKINE LEVELS IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
    X.H. Zeng, Y.Y. Li, X.J. Zeng, Y.H. Huang, Y.H. Zeng, Chengdu Second Hospital, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

 

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