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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

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2003

08:30-11:00   COLUMBIA B
  PL13   Plenary Session:  CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: PREVENTION, DRUG THERAPY, MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS

Chairpersons: C. Rosendorff, Bronx, NY, USA
                     U. Thadani, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

 
08:30 GUIDELINES FOR THE PREVENTION OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE: WHAT DOES REALITY LOOK LIKE? FINDINGS FROM GERMANY AND OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES (Invited Lecture)
U. Keil, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
 
08:45 BETA BLOCKERS IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE AS “CARDIOPROTECTION” IN THE ERA OF ACE INHIBITION AND RAPID REVASCULARIZATION (Invited Lecture)
B.F. Uretsky, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX, USA
 
09:00 MANAGEMENT OF STABLE ANGINA: DRUGS, DEVICES, STENTS OR CORONARY BYPASS SURGERY (Invited Lecture)
U. Thadani, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
 
09:15 REDUCING CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS-FOCUS ON NEW TRIALS (Invited Lecture)
R. DiBianco, Washington Adventist Hospital, Takoma Park, MD, USA
 
09:30 STATINS AND STROKE: THE MODE OF ACTION IN STROKE PREVENTION AND THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
R. Paoletti, C. Bolega, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
 
09:45 ROSUVASTATIN:  A NEW AND POTENT CHOLESTEROL REDUCING AGENT  (Invited Lecture)
W.V. Brown, Emory University/Atlanta VAMC, Atlanta, GA, USA
 
10:00 ATHEROSCLEROSIS REGRESSION BY LIPID LOWERING (Invited Lecture)
C. Rosendorff, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, V.A. Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
 
10:15 THE ROLE OF THE MACROPHAGE IN REVERSE CHOLESTEROL TRANSPORT IN VIVO (Invited Lecture)
O. Stein, Y. Stein, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
 
10:30 PLEIOTROPIC ACTIONS OF STATIN AGENTS INCLUDING APPLICABILITY TO CHF (Invited Lecture)
R.S. Wright, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
 
10:45 NEW UNDERSTANDING OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS: IS THE LIPID THEORY DEBUNKED? (Invited Lecture)
W.B. Strawn, C.M. Ferrario, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
 
11:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2003
08:30-11:15   COLUMBIA C
 

 

S55   Session: SURGICAL ASPECTS / VALVULAR HEART DISEASE /   CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

Chairpersons: A. Kumar, Amritsar, India
                    
L.S.C. Czer, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

 

08:30 ROLE OF MIXED VENOUS OXYGEN SATURATION MEASUREMENT IN ADVANCED HEART FAILURE
G. Bhat, University of Louisville, Jewish Hospital, Louisville, KY, USA
 
08:45 THREE-DIMENSIONAL OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY: APPLICATIONS TO CHICK EMBRYO CARDIAC DEVELOPMENT AND DROSOPHILA MELANOGASTER CIRCULATORY FUNCTION
M.A. Choma, T.M. Yelbuz, L. Thrane, M.L. Kirby, J.A. Izatt, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, Germay, Denmark 
 
09:00 EXPERIENCE WITH A NEW BIOLOGICAL VALVE: EARLY AND MID-TERM RESULTS
L.A. Bockeria, B.N. Sabirov,
S.B. Zaets, I.I. Kagramanov, I.V. Kokshenev,  V.T. Kostava, D.B. Drobot, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA, Russia
 
09:15 AFTERLOAD MINIMIZATION IN AORTIC STENOSIS BY LEFT VENTRICULAR DYNAMICS/VALVE ORIFICE MATCHING DURING EJECTION
S. Schouvey,
K. Isaaz, University of St. Etienne, St. Etienne, France
 
09:30 CYTOKINE RESPONSE POST-CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING CONGENITAL HEART SURGERY
A. Madhok, V. Haridas, M. Gandhi, V.A. Parnell, K. Ojamaa, D. Chowdhury, Schneider Children’s Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY, USA
 
09:45 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC CORRELATES OF MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE AMONG ADULT FILIPINO PATIENTS: PHILIPPINE HEART CENTER EXPERIENCE
F.S. Agno, J. Navarro, A. Junia, E. Collong, R. Jara, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA, Phillippines
 
10:00 TRIPLE VALVE SURGERY – EXPERIENCE IN 545 PATIENTS
N.D.  Radovanovic, J.J. Lavac, S.R. Nicin, B.B. Mihajlovic, J.J. Selestiansky,  P. Kovacevic, M.M. Fabri, Z.S. Jonjev, University Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sremska Kamenica, Vojvodina, Serbia & Montenegro
 
10:15 FAVOURABLE OUTCOME OF PREGNANCY IN 29 CASES OF EISENMENGER’S SYNDROME
A. Kumar, V. Mohan, D. Kaur, GOVT Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab, India 
 
10:30 RISK INDEX AND PREDICTOR OF INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (ICU) MORTALITY AMONG PEDIATRIC PATIENTS AGE 19 & BELOW WITH CHRONIC RHEUMATIC VALVULAR REGURGITATION - A 5-YEAR NONCONCURRENT COHORT STUDY
S.P. Paragas, Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City, Philipines
 
10:45 IN-VITRO QUANTIFICATION OF FACTORS THAT OVERWHELM LEAFLET COMPENSATORY MECHANISMS FOR MITRAL REGURGITATION IN HEART FAILURE
V. Vijay, B. Kolanuvada, V. Jorapur, A. Nellutla, S. Dommaraju, K. McCusker, M. Sarabu, E. Zias, T. Mitchell, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
 
11:00 INTERVENTION FOR REVASCULARIZATION IN DIABETIC PATIENTS: A COMPARISON OF STENT IMPLANTATION, BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY AND BYPASS SURGERY
T. Sahlev, H. Gilutz, J. Zellinger, G. Sosna, D.  Pilpel, I. Reuven, A. Porath, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel
 
11:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2003
11:15 - 14:00   COLUMBIA B
  PL14   Plenary Session:  NEW HORIZONS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HEART FAILURE

Chairpersons: U. Elkayam, Los Angeles, CA, USA
                     M.R. Johnson, Madison, WI, USA 

 
11:15 HOSPITALIZATION FOR HEART FAILURE: PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (Invited Lecture)
L. Klein, M. Gheorghiade, Northwestern University, Feinberg Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
 
11:30 DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE - NEW VERSUS OLD THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
U. Elkayam, University of Southern California, CA, USA
 
11:45 EXERCISE TRAINING IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE: WHY, WHEN AND HOW MUCH? (Invited Lecture)
G. Gorge, T. Meyer, Klinikum Saarbrucken, Saarbrucken, Germany
 
12:00 NEW THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES FOR CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
R.C. Bourge, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
 
12:15 TARGETING PHOSPHOLAMBAN AS A THERAPEUTIC MODALITY IN HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
E.G. Kranias, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA 
 
12:30 NEW THERAPIES FOR HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
R.E. Hobbs, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
 
12:45 THE MANAGEMENT OF HEART FAILURE IN 2003 - PEARLS AND PITFALLS (Invited Lecture)
M.R. Johnson, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
 
13:00 THE EVOLVING ROLE OF ULTRAFILTRATION THERAPY FOR THE DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE PATIENT: NOT JUST FOR THE NEPHROLOGIST ANYMORE (Invited Lecture)
M. Saltzberg, J. Pouliot, Midwest Heart Specialists, Downers Grove, IL, USA
 
13:15 IS PALLIATIVE CARE USEFUL FOR PATIENTS WITH SEVERE HEART FAILURE
H.J. Geschwind, University of Paris XII, Sceaux, Cretiel, France
 
13:30 VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL APOPTOSIS IN AORTIC DISEASES: ROLE OF ANGIOTENSIN II SIGNALING VIA ANGIOTENSIN II TYPE 2 RECEPTOR
H. Nagashima, Y. Sakomura, Y. Aoka, S. Aomi, H. Kasanuki, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
 
13:45 DOES CHRONIC ACE-INHIBITOR ADMINISTRATION AFFECT INCIDENCE OF CONTRAST NEPHROPATHY IN PATIENTS WITH PRE-EXISTING RENAL INSUFFICIENCY UNDERGOING CORONARY ANGIOGRAM? A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS
D. Kamra, E. Huang, K. Ranganna, J. Lee, H. Fisher, B. Cuhaci, Z. Ahmed, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
 
TUESDAY, JULY 15, 2003
11:15 - 13:45   COLUMBIA C
  S56   Session: MODIFICATION OF RISK FACTORS AND CAD , DYSLIPOPROTEINEMIA, DIABETES MELLITUS, SECONDARY PREVENTION

Chairpersons: Y. Charuzi, Los Angeles, CA, USA
          
          M. Motro, Tel Aviv, Israel

 
11:15 CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING (CABG)- OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH HISTORY OF ILLICIT DRUG USE
P. Misra, P.C. Reddy, G.C. Caldito, M.C. Mancini, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, USA
 
11:30 EFFECTIVENESS OF MULTIDISCIPLINARY PATIENT COUNSELING IN REDUCING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTORS THROUGH NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL INTERVENTION: RESULTS FROM THE HEALTHY HEART PROGRAM
D. R Simpson, B.G Dixon, P Bolli, Hotel Dieu Health Sciences Hospital, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
 
11:45 IMPACT OF INTENSIVE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE MANAGEMENT ON MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES
L. Houston-Feenstra, R.V. Jutzy, K. Jutzy, L. Lianov, S. Lee, S. Dyer, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA  
 
12:00 STATINS NORMALIZE ACUTE REDUCTION IN ANTIBODIES TO MDA MODIFIED LDL AFTER A POLYUNSATURATED FATTY MEAL
M.T. Harris, G. Saliashvili, W.W.  Davis, N.A. Le, M. Moussa, W.V. Brown, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
 
12:15 LEVEL OF ADHERANCE TO NCEP ATP III GUIDELINES - ARE WE DOING IT
S.R. Punnam, Crozer Chester Medical Center, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
 
12:30 SECONDARY RISK FACTORS IN CARDIAC SURGERY
P.C. Shah, W.J. Davis III, M. Vaynblat, M. Chaviarelli, R. Fazylov, J.N.Cunningham Jr, Maimonides Medical Center, SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn NY, USA
 
12:45 SIMVASTATIN TREATMENT IMPROVES ARTERIAL COMPLIANCE IN THE THIGH IN TWO MONTHS IN HIGH RISK PATIENTS
G. Saliashvili, M.T. Harris, W.W. Davis, N.A. Le, W.V. Brown, Emory University of Medicine, Atlanta, Atlanta VA Medical Center, Decatur, GA, USA
 
13:00 INSULIN IMPROVES ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSED CARDIOMYOCYTE CONTRACTILE FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY: KEY ROLE OF AKT
F. Gao, B. Zhang, H.F. Zhang, B.L. Lopez, T.A. Christopher, X.L. Ma, Fourth Military Medical University, Xian, China, USA
 
13:15 ANTI-ISCHEMIC EFFECT OF TRIMETAZIDINE IN DIABETIC PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
G.M.C. Rosano, C. Vitale, B. Sposato, M. Fini, S. Chierchia, San Raffaele Roma, Rome, Italy 
 
13:30 COMPUTERIZED COMMUNITY CHOLESTEROL CONTROL (4C): AN EFFECTIVE MASSIVE SECONDARY PREVENTION INTERVENTION
H. Gilutz, J. Zelingher, Y. Henkin, D.Y. Bonneh, Z. Liss, R. Peleg, M. Mayslus, R. Ilia, D. Vardy, A. Porath, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel 
 

 

 

 

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