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16th World Congress on Heart Disease

controversies meeting

 


 

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001 MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001 TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
Oral Sessions Oral Sessions Oral Sessions
Poster Sessions Poster Sessions Poster Sessions
 
MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH I
Board No.
1 GROWTH OF NEW BEATING ADULT HUMAN MYOCARDIUM IN VITRO: POTENTIAL CARDIOMYOPLASTY
V. Birjiniuk, S. Whitehead, J.W. Schneider, West Roxbury, Boston, MA, USA
2 TRANSGENIC ACTIVATION OF THE KALLIKREIN-KININ SYSTEM REDUCES INTRAMYOCARDIAL EXPRESSION OF TNFA AND II-1B AND IMPROVES LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION IN EXPERIMENTAL DIABETIC CARDIOPATHY
C. Tschoepe, F. Escher, J. Koeniger, F. Spillmann, M. Bader, T. Walther, H.P. Schultheiss, M. Noutsias, Berlin, Germany
3 FUNCTIONAL COOPERATIVITY BETWEEN HDAC AND YY1 IN IL-1BETA MEDIATED CARDIOMYOCYTE SPECIFIC GENE REPRESSION
W. Wang, C.S. Long, Denver,, CO, USA
4 APOPTOSIS IN ADRIAMYCIN-INDUCE CARDIOMYOPAY IN RATS-COMPARISON WITH PIRARUBICIN, A NEWLY ANTHRACYCLINE DERIVATIVE
E. Koh, Y. Ueda, A. Kobayashi, H. Takahashi, Kahokugan, Ishikawa, Japan
5 NEUTROPHILS BIOCIDITY AN IMPORTANT PREDICTOR OF IN-HOSPITAL LETHALITY OF PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE DESTABILIZATION
A.E. Kratnov, Y. Patrunov, O. Khrustalev, V. Romanov, M. Ilyin, Yaroslavl, Russia
6 VLDL/IDL TRANSORMS MACROPHAGES TO FOAM CELLS VIA APOE-INDEPENDENT PATHWAY
H. Sakaguchi, H. Hakamata, Kumamoto, Japan
7 CHANGES AND IMPLICATION OF APOPTOSIS AND EXPRESSION OF FAS/FASL GENES IN RATS WITH EXPERIMENTAL MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA/REPERFUSION INJURY
M. Zhao, Y. Chen, D. Hu, L. Liu, Y. Li, Beijing, China
8 PLASMATIC LEVELS OF SOLUBLE RECEPTORS FOR TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR(TNF)-ALPHA AND FAS IN SYSTEMIC ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN AGING SUBJECTS: THE AIM OF THESE IN APOPTOSIS
C. Pena, R. Pircalabu, R. Draghici, Bucharest, Romania

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH
Board No.
9 COMPUTER GUIDED PERCUTANEOUS INTRAMYOCARDIAL ENDOTHELIAL CELL DELIVERY
K. Krause, S. Geidel, A. Keck, K.H. Kuck, K. Jaquet, Hamburg, Germany
10 INCREASED EXPRESSION OF LUMICAN IN THE AORTA OF STREPTOZOTOCIN-INDUCED DIABETIC RATS
H. Qin, Y. Ishiwata, N. Yamada, G. Asano, Tokyo, Japan
11 INCREASED ANG II-DEPENDENT, NADPH-OXIDASE ACTIVITY IN THE AORTA OF YOUNG CARDIOMYOPATHIC HAMSTERS
N. Escobales, M.J. Crespo, J. Perez, M. Sovietsky, P.I. Altieri, San Juan, Puerto Rico
12 SERUM TITER OF IgG AUTOANTIBODIES AGAINST OXIDIZED LDL IS STRONGLY RELATED TO NON ENDOTHELIAL DEPENDENT VASODILATION IN YOUNG HEALTHY ADULTS
S. Koulouris, I. Karabinos, G. Makris, D. Kardara, A. Melpidou, N. Papageorgakis, T. Giannoulis, T. Karahalios, I. Koutras, Z. Zoulien, N. Exadaktylos, F. Kardaras, Athens, Greece
13 THE ROLE OF CYTOKINES IN THE COURSE OF ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION COMPLICATED BY CARDIOGENIC SHOCK
R. Pudil, G. Jaroslav, J. Krejsek, M. Tichy, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
14 HEART RATE VARIABILITY AND ENDOTHELIN LEVEL IN PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE PARTICIPATING IN VARIOUS REHABILITATION PROGRAMS
B. Bacior, A. Kubinyi, W. Szot, A. Zdzienicka, A. Dembinska-Kiec, K. Kawecka-Jaszcz, Cracow, Poland
15 COMPARATIVE EFFECTS OF SIMVASTATIN AND L-ARTININE ON ENDOTHELIUM-DEPENDENT VASODILATION AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC RABBIT
J. Zhang, R. Liu, J. Wei, Z. Huang, J. Dong, L. Ling, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China
16 CYTOKINE ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF CELLSAVER ON BLOOD IN CABG
S. Sandoval, S. Alrawi, R. Sushma, R. Raju, A. Acinapura, J. Cunningham, New York, NY, USA
17 ASPIRIN TREATMENT REDUCES OXYGEN FREE RADICAL RELEASE BY MONOCYTES
C. Caroselli, F. Violi, Rome, Italy
18 MOLECULAR MECHANISMS UNDERLYING CALCIUM HANDLING IN PATIENTS WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC HEART FAILURE
M. Zhong, Y. Zhang, L.P. Pu, S.F. An, Jinan, China
19 SIMVASTATIN REDUCES THE EXPRESSION OF ADHESION MOLECULES: DATA FROM CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL TRIALS
A. Rezaei-Majd, T. Maca, P. Husslein, E. Minar, M. Baghestanian, Vienna, Austria

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Board No.
20 ASSESSMENT OF MYOCARDIAL BLOOD FLOW BY POWER PULSE INVERSION IMAGING:FEASIBILITY IN DIFFERENT SEGMENTS
X. Shen, F. Xei, B. Khankirawantana, J. Lof, T. Porter, L. Jiang, Omaha, NE, USA
21 MEASUREMENT OF LEFT VENTRICULAR VOLUME BY ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC AUTOMATED BORDER DETECTION IN MODELS WITH CONTRAST MICRO-BUBBLES
X. Shen, J.M. Holmberg, H. Li, T. Johnson, A.N. Mooss, S.M. Mohiuddin, Omaha, NE, USA

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
PHARMACOLOGIC STRESS TESTING - ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Board No.
22 NON CONTRAST HARMONIC STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY DO WILL STILL HAVE TO USE OLD TECHNOLOGIES?
H.R. Villarraga, J. Sanchez, M. Badiel, F. Rosso, P. Olaya, Colombia
23 IDENTIFICATION OF VIABLE MYOCARDIUM IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND MD: COMPARISON OF LOW DOSE DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY DURING GIK INFUSION
E. Yetkin, K. Senen, R. Atak, M. Ileri, S. Cehreli, F. Kosar, I. Tandogan, A. Yamik, D. Demirkan, Ayranci-Ankatra, Turkey
24 CARDIAC OUTPUT AND LEFT VENTRICULAR OUTFLOW TRACT GRADIENT IN DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN ASIAN PATIENTS
A.S.K. Kwong, K.Y. Kan, C.K. Chan, L.K. Chan, H.S. Chan, W.L. Chan, Hong Kong-S.A.R.
25 CORRELATION OF VARIOUS ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CRITERIA FOR LEFT ATRIAL ENLARGEMENT IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES WITH ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
S.K. Sharma, N. Aggarwai, New Delhi, India
26 ASSESMENT OF MYOCARDIAL VIABILITY BY DOBUTAMIN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY BEFORE MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARISATION
P. Chnupa, I. Riecansky, P. Zareczky, J. Postuika, I. Simkova, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
27 STRESS-EHOCARDIOGRAPHY WITH DOBUTAMINE-THE MOST SENSETIVE METHOD FOR FINDING OUT OF RESIDUAL ISCHEMIA IN EARLY POSTINFARCTION PERIOD
M.N. Dolzhenko, V.A. Bobrov, Kiev, Ukraine
28 THE ASSESSMENT OF DIASTOLIC FUNCTIONS BY PULSED WAVE TISSUE DOPPLER ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS
M. Cemri, H. Ocek, T. Timurkaynak, M. Ozdemir, R. Yalcin, B. Boyaci, A. Cengel, O. Dortlemez, H. Dortlemez, Ankara, Turkey

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
CARDIAC IMAGING
Board No.
29 ASSESSMENT OF LONG AXIS LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION BY ATRIOVENTRICULAR PLANE DISPLACEMENT IN PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE USING MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
C.W. Chiu, W.W.M. Lam, J.E. Sanderson, Hong Kong , Hong Kong-S.A.R.
30 COMPUTERIZED REPROCESSING OF CONTRAST-ENHANCED MULTIDETECTOR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY OF THE HEART: NEW DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATIONS OF AN EVOLVING TECHNOLOGY
L.M. Boxt, E. Goodman, J. Miller, A. Rozenshtein, New York, NY, USA
31 RIGHT VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC AND DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
I.G. Fomina, M.G. Sinitcina, A.Z. Nagieva, N.E. Gaidamakina, O.M. Mazurova, V.V. Matveev, Z.O. Georgadze, S.A. Dovgolis, Mytischi, Russia

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
HYPERTENSION, BASIC AND CLINICAL I
Board No.
32 ACE GENOTYPE AND THE ANTIHYPERTENSIVE RESPONSE TO ACE INHIBITORS
A. Vasudeva, F. Coccolo, E. Gardner, W.J. McKenna, London, UK
33 THE CALCIUM ANTAGONISTS EFFECTIVENESS AND MAGNESIUM METABOLISM
E. Bobrova, Kiev, Ukraine
34 ACUTE PHYSIOLOGY AND CHRONIC HEALTH EVALUATION (APACHE II) USED AS PREDICTORS OF OUTCOME IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH STROKE ADMITTED AT THE ICU
R.E. Ramboyong, C.E. Marinas, D.R. Flores, E.S. Caguioa, R.V. Anastacio, Quezon City, Philippines
35 THE EFFECTS OF TREATMENT OF ENALAPRIL AND LOSARTAN ON THE LEVEL OF PLASMA NIRATE IN UNTREATED ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
M. Cemri, H. Ebinc, T. Timurkaynak, M. Ozdemir, R. Yalcin, B. Boyaci, A. Cengel, O. Dortlemez, H. Dortlemez, Ankara, Turkey
36 STUDY OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND LARGE ARTERIAL BUFFERING FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
H. Wang, D. Hu, L. Gong, W. Zhang, Beijing, China
37 BENEFITS OF COMBINED ANTIHYPERTENSIVE TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH HEART DISEASE, NEPHROPATHY, DIABETES MELITUS AND STROKE
A. Hatzitolios, C. Savopoulos, A. Kounanis, D. Tsampazis, C. Delivoria, A. Ziakas, M. Kosmidou, Thessaloniki, Makedonia, Hellas
38 THE INFLUENCE OF PULSE PRESSURE ON THE RANGE OF CORONARY ARTERY LESIONS IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE COMPLICATED BY HYPERTENSION
J. Tan, Z. Zhu, S. Zhu, X. Liu, J. Zhu, Chongging, China
39 FRUIT AND VEGETABLE DIET : EFFECT ON HYPERTENTION
A.M. Chutani, K. Khanna, New Delhi, India
40 TITRATED LISINOPRIL MONOTHERAPY VERSUS LOW DOSE COMBINATION THERAPY: A 12 WEEK RANDOMIZED STUDY OF LISINOPRIL VS LEXXEL
M. Schleman, M. Klibaner, W.J. Elliott, Wayne, PA, USA
41 REACTION OF HYPERTROPHIED MYOCARDIUM IN ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION PATIENTS
A.Q. Khan, Z. Ali, Mingora District , Pakistan
42 VARIABILITY OF ARTERIAL PRESSURE AND 3D ELECTROCARDIOLOGIC HEART MARKERS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC ERADIATION IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
P. Romanchuk, A.N. Volobuev, Samara, Russia
43 HEART FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION DURING FASTING-DIETETIC THERAPY AND MICROWAVE RESONANCE THERAPY
Y. Slyvka, Ternopil, Ukraine

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
PULMONARY CIRCULATION ASPECTS, PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
Board No.
44 LEFT ATRIAL SYSTOLIC FUNCTION IN SYSTEMIC SCLEROSIS
I.E. Moyssakis, V. Vasiliou, I. Hallak, M. Kardamaki, M. Kyriakidis, Athens, Greece
45 INDUCTION OF PULMONARY HYPERTENSION WITH LOW DOSE MONOCROTALINE
P. Vijay, T.G. Sharp, J.W. Brown, Indianapolis, IN, USA
46 RIGHT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IN SICKLE CELL ANEMIA
I.E. Moyssakis, I. Hallak, M. Kardamaki, E. Voskaridou, M. Kyriakidis, D. Loukopoulos, Athens, Greece
47 THE EFFECT OF INHALED AEROSOLIZED ILOPROST IN THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE PULMONARY HYPERTENSION SECONDARY TO CONGENITAL HEART DEFECT (PRELIMINARY CASE REPORT)
K. Baysal, A. Muslu, B. Tanyeri, Y. Samet, M. Karaci, Samsun, Turkey

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
ARRHYTHMIAS AND ANTIARRHYTHMIC DRUG THERAPY
Board No.
48 THE INCIDENCE OF ATRIOVENTRICULAR CONDUCTION ABNORMALITIES AFTER OFF-PUMP SURGERY
C. Streinu, P. Oberwalder, H. Maechler, M. Anelli-Monti, O. Stanger, B. Rigler, Graz, Austria
49 ARE WOMEN DISCRIMINATED AGAINST _ THE PREHOSPITAL MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
T. Ristimae, P. Muda, A. Kurgvee, Tartu, Estonia
50 THE EFFECTS OF INTRAVENOUS AMIODARONE ON HEART RATE IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE LEFT VENTRICULAR FAILURE AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITH FAST VENTRICULAR RESPONSE
M. Kabukcu, F. Demircioglu, E. Yanik, I. Basarici, E. Altekin, O. Sancaktar, F. Ersel, Antalya, Turkey
51 STUDY THE RELATION OF T-WAVE ALTERNANS WITH VENTRICULAR ANHYTHMIC EVENTS IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
L. Cui, Y. Wei, Beijing, China
52 CIRCADIAN MODULATION OF THE SYMPATHO-VAGAL TONUS BY POWER SPECTRAL ANALYSIS OF HEART RATE VARIABILITY IN THE ELDERLY
D. State, G.I. Prada, M. Udrea, S. Babeanu, V. Bogdaneanu, Bucharest, Romania
53 REVERSIBLE BLOCK AS A METHOD FORLOCATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION SOURCE
P. Jakuska, R. Lekas, V. Tervydis, R. Benetis, J. Sakalauskas, Kaunas, Lithuania
54 THE EFFICACY OF DIFFERENT DOSES OF SOTALEX IN RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SINUS RHYTHM IN PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION PATIENTS
I.G. Fomina, S.A. Dovgolis, M.A. Ulibisheva, Mytischi, Russia
55 LOW DOSES OF AMIODARONE IN PREVENTING OF PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND FLUTTER
Y.A. Bunin, L. Fedyakina, Moscow, Russia
56 STUDY THE RELATION OF T-WAVE ALTERNANS WITH CARDIAC FUNCTION IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
Y. Wei, W. Zhao, Beijing, China
57 SUBCLINICAL HYPERTHYROIDISM AS A RISK FACTOR FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
J.W. Auer, R. Berent, E. Bernd, Wels, Austria
58 INCIDENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY - HOW USEFUL IS PREVENTION WITH MAGNESIUMSULFAT?
H. Grossmann, H.G. Wollert, J. Maschek, H. Grubitzsch, L. Eckel, Karlsburg, Germany
59 THE INFLUENCE OF 4-AMINOPYRIDINE ON CARDIAC CONDUCTION AND REFRACTORINESS IN ISOLATED MOUSE HEARTS
A. Lueger, Graz, Austria

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
SUDDEN DEATH, SYNCOPE
Board No.
60 THE VENTRICULAR LATE POTENTIALS AND LEFT VENTRICULAR MASS IN SURVIVORS OF VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION IN HYPERTENSIVE MEN IN EARLY STAGE OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
A. Kaasik, T. Ristimae, K. Karu, U. Soopold, R. Tessalu, Tartu, Estonia
61 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SUDDEN DEATH, VENTRICULAR EXTRYSYSTOLES AND HEART RATE VARIABILITY IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
X. Zeng, Y. Li, Chengdu, Sichuan
62 USEFULNESS OF HEART RATE VARIABILITY IN EVALUATION THE PATIENTS WITH RECURRENT UNEXPLAINED SYNCOPE
M. Lelonek, A. Przybyszewska, Lodz, Poland
63 ROLE OF MIDODRINE IN THE TREATMENT OF TREATMENT OF REFRACTORY TUSSIVE SYNCOPE
S. Bussa, J.K. Dave, L. Yekkarala, A. Kocheril, Urbana,, IL, USA
64 SPONTANEOUS DISSECTION OF RIGHT CORONARY ARTERY PRESENTING AS SYMPTOMATIC SUSTAINED VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA (VT)
N. Castillo, Bronx,, NY, USA

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
MISCELLANEOUS I
Board No.
65 DUAL SITE APPLICATION OF NON-EXCITATORY STIMULATION TO THE RIGHT VENTRICULAR SEPTAL WALL YIELDS AN ADDITIVE EFFECT ON CONTRACTILITY
W. Haddad, I. Shemer, Y. Mika, S. Ben-Haim, Tirat HaCarmel, Israel
66 DETECTION OF CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE DNA IN BLOOD TAKEN FROM CORONARY SINUS AFTER CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY
E. Yetkin, G. Yetkin, I. Tandogan, N. Aygun, M. Ileri, F. Kosar, S. Cehreli, A. Mert, D. Demirkan, Ayranci-Ankatra, Turkey
67 THE VALUE OF THE APACHE II SEVERITY OF ILLNESS SCORING SYSTEM IN RELATION TO OUTCOME AMONG POST-CARDIORESPIRATORY ARREST PATIENTS
M.F.L. Ramirez, R.E. Ramboyong, Quezon City, Philippines
68 MYOCARDIAL BRIDGES IN LEFT ANTERIOR DESCENDING CORONARY ARTERY: PREVALENCE, CLINICAL FOLLOW-UP AND PROGNOSIS
J.J. Arango, J.G. Velasquez, C. Arana, M.F. Villegas, M. Badiel, F. Rosso, Cali, Colombia
69 GRAVITATIONAL THERAPY CENTER
M.E. Isasi, E.S. Isasi, Montevideo, Uruguay
70 AORTIC DISTENSIBILITY IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
I.E. Moyssakis, V. Vasiliou, I. Hallak, G. Katsifis, P. Vlahoyanopoulos, M. Kyriakidis, Athens, Greece
71 BRAIN RESUSCITATION OF CARDIOPULMONARY ARRESTED PATIENTS USING PORTABLE CARDIOPULMONARY SUPPORT SYSTEM AND BRAIN HYPOTHERMIA TREATMENT BASED ON NEW CONCEPT OF BRAIN INJURY MECHANISM
N. Hayashi, K. Nagao, S. Yazaki, M. Kikuti, K. Tanjyo, A. Utagawa, A. Sakurai, Tokyo, Japan
72 SUMMARY GASES PRESSURE IN SINUS CORONARIUS, ARTERIA PULMONALIS AND AORTA BLOOD IN "NORMAL" HUMAN
G.Y. Gebel, A.G. Kruglov, V.N. Utkin, L.M. Golostenova, A.N. Dasaev, N.G. Ignatov, S.G. Suvorov, Moscow, Russia
73 DEVELOPING A NOVEL TREATMENT FOR STANFORD TYPE-B ACUTE AORTIC DISSECTION
H. Terai, N. Tamura, K. Nishimura, T. Nakamura, Y. Shimizu, M. Komeda, Kyoto, Japan
75 EFFECTS OF ACE INHIBITOR IN HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY: RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
K. Vijayaraghavan, M. Singh-Khalsa, F. Cardello, Phoenix, AZ, USA

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH II
Board No.
1 CARDIAC-SPECIFIC INACTIVATION OF THE MURINE BETA 1 INTEGRIN GENE RESULTS IN PROGRESSIVE FIBROSIS AND HEART FAILURE
S.Y. Shai, C.C. Babbitt, A.A. Harpf, M.C. Fishbein, M.C. Jordan, H. Vu, K.P. Roos, M. Jiang, J.C. Loftus, R.S. Ross, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2 BRETSCHNEIDER CARDIOPLEGIA INHIBITS THE ISCHEMIA-INDUCED REGULATION OF THE PROTEIN KINASE C ISOFORMS
S.K. Briem, F. Weippert, C. Weinbrenner, R.H. Strasser, Dresden, Germany
3 STUDY OF AUTOANTIBODIES AGAINST THE YCARDIUM BETA1 AND M2 RECEPTORS IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE
L. Zhang, D. Hu, J. Li, W. Zeng, Beijing, China
4 THE EFFECTS OF CILAZAPRIL AND LOSARTAN ON MYOCARDIAL CELL APOPTOSIS IN RATS WITH EXPERIMENTAL ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M. Zhao, D. Hu, J. Wang, L. Liu, C.C. Gao, Y. Zhang, Beijing, China
5 REGRESSION OF PLAQUE FORMED IN AORTA OF THE RABBITS WITH ATHEROSCLEROSIS BY PROTEIN BOUND POLYSACCHARIDE PSK
M. Zhou, Y. Chen, Q. Ouyang, S.X. Liu, Guangzhou, China
6 APOPTOSIS IN THE CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT
M. Bocchino, C. Zanini, R. Grimaldi, A. Pucci, G. Trevi, Torin, Italy
7 MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF APOPTOSIS INDUCED BY CELLULAR STRESS IN MYOCARDIC CELLS
H. Silke, K.M. Debatin, Ulm, Germany
8 SP1 AND GATA FACTORS MEDIATE THE HUMAN HEPATIC APOLIPOPROTEIN AI DOWNSTREAM ENHANCER ACTIVITY
S. Jha, J.S. Ozer, G.S. Ginsburg, S. Bussa, Boston, MA, USA
9 DIFFERENCES IN SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM GENE EXPRESSION IN DIASTOLIC HEART FAILURE IN RABBIT
Y. Zhang, M. Zhong, W. Zhang, Q. Wang, China
10 APOPTOSIS GENE RELATED EXPRESSION FOLLOWING ACUTE PHASE OF STROKE IN RATS
T.Y. Ng, Y. Zhu, P.T.H. Wong, Singapore

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

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Poster Session:
PHARMACOLOGIC MODULATION OF VASCULAR-ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION
Board No.
11 THE EFFECTS OF SUPPLEMENTAL PHYTONUTRIENTS ON ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION
G.D. Plotnick, M.G. Corretti, R.A. Vogel, R.J. Hesslink Jr., T. Balon, J.A. Wise, Baltimore, MD, USA
12 CHINESE HERB ZHENJU REDUCED MORTALITY AND INFARCT SIZE AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN RATS
H. Wang, Singapore, Singapore
13 COMBINED AND EITHER ALONE EFFECTS OF COCAINE AND ALCOHOL ON CARDIOVASCULAR PERFORMANCE IN A CANINE MODEL
M. Mehta, A.C. Jain, M. Billie, Morgantown, WV, USA
14 TREATMENT OF THE SILENT MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA WITH THE NITRIC OXIDE STIMULATING AGENTS IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
B.A. Pivnev, V. Kolomiets, Donetsk, Ukraine
15 THE EFFECT OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC SMOKING ON ARTERIAL STIFFNESS IN HEALTHY YOUNG SUBJECTS
A. Mahmud, J. Feely, Dublin, Ireland

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

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Poster Session:
ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: TEE
Board No.
16 LEFT VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC FUNCTION IMPROVES IMMEDIATELY AFTER DC CARDIOVERSION OF CHRONIC ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
Z.I. Khan, S.G. Williams, G.G. Williams, Leeds, UK
17 LEFT VENTRICULAR FILLING PATTERN IS NOT "PSEUDONORMAL" AFTER DC CARDIOVERSION
Z.I. Khan, S.G. Williams, D.J. Wright, G.J. Williams, Leeds, UK
18 REMODELING AND ELASTIC PROPERTIES DISTURBANCES OF THORACIC AORTA IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS
A.V. Vrublevsky, A.A. Boshchenko, Tomsk, Russia
19 IMPACT OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION ON MORTALITY IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS WITH HYPOTENSION
S. Verma, G.K. Sharma, O.U. Rehman, G.A. Mensah, J.R. Gossage, V.B. Shah, Augusta, GA, USA
20 EVALUATION OF CORONARY FLOW RESERVE IN PATIENTS WITH DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY BY TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
W. Zhang, C. Bai, Y. Zhang, Ji Nan, Shandong, China
21 ASSESMENT OF CORONARY FLOW RESERVE IN PATIENTS WITH AORTIC REGURGITATION BY TANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
C. Bai, W. Zhang, Y. Zhang, H.L. Ma, China
22 NONINVASIVE ESTIMATION OF CORONARY FLOW RESERVE BY TRANSESOPHAGEAL DOPPLER MEASUREMENT OF CORONARY SINUS FLOW IN PATIENTS WITH LETE VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY
M. Zhong, Y. Zhang, W. Zhang, H.W. Jing, Jinan, China
23 TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (TEE) - GUIDED CARDIOVERSION IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
J.K. Dave, M. Kamalesh, Urbana, IL, USA
24 CALCIFICATION OF THE CARDIAC VALVES
I.G. Fomina, S.A. Dovgolis, I.Y. Kucherova, E.A. Kozlov, Moscow, Russia
25 CORONARY BLOOD FLOWS DEBIT FOR ANGINA PECTORIS PATIENTS WITH ARTERIAL HYPOTENSION
A.A. Boshchenko, A.V. Vrublevsky, Tomsk, Russia

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY
Board No.
26 ABNORMAL SPECT MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING DURING PERIODS OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA IN MORBIDLY OBESE PATIENTS WITHOUT KNOWN HEART DISEASE
A. Orea, M. Valencia, V. Rebollar, G. Gonzalez-B, A. Castano, J. Dorantes, J. Sepulveda, O. Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
27 INCREASED PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF GATED-SPECT STUDIES WITH TC-99M TETROFOSMIN, IN PATIENTS WITH HIGH, INTERMEDIATE AND LOW PRE-SCAN LIKELIHOOD OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
M. Pabon, D. Paez, F. Rosso, M. Badiel, J.C. Rojas, Cali, Valle, Colombia
28 MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION BY SPECT TC 99M SESTAMIBI IN LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK OR ANTERIOR HEMIBLOCK. ANGIOGRAPHIC CORRELATION
V. Rebollar, A. Orea, J. Dorantes, V. Ochoa, R. Navarrette, A. Rangel, E. Asenio, P. Hernandez, J. Sepulveda, J. Oseguera, O. Gonzalez, Mexico City, Mexico
29 ASSOCIATION BETWEEN DIABETES, HYPERTENSION AND DECREASE IN HEART RATE VARIABILITY (HRV) IN ADENOSINE MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING (MPI)
N. Bhalodkar, S. Blum, V. Aseem, Bronx, NY, USA
30 NONINVASIVE RISK STRATIFICATION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE BASED ON RESULTS OF MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION SCINTIGRAPHY AND TREADMILL STRESS TEST
I. Peovska, J. Maksimovic, M. Vavlukis, Skopje, Macedonia

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN DIAGNOSTIC METHODS
Board No.
31 POSSIBILITIES OF MAGNETOCARDIOGRAPHIC MAPPING OF HEALTHY VOLUNTEERS AND PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE VOLUNTEERS AND PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
I.A. Chaikovsky, G. Caspari, M. Katz, R. Erbel, Essen, Germany
32 AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PROGRESSION OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS USING 1H NMR AND PATTERN RECOGNITION (PR) TECHNIQUES
M. Mehta, G.E. Tranter, J. Ashfield, E. McKilligin, London, UK
33 LONG AXIS TIME INTERVALS: PULSED WAVE TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING VS. STANDARD M-MODE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
Z.I. Khan, S.G. Williams, G.J. Williams, Leeds, UK
34 APPLICATION OF ST-SEGMENT ANALYSIS IN MAGNETOCARDIOGRAPHIC CURVES
I.A. Chaikovsky, G. Caspari, M. Katz, F. Steinberg, R. Erbel, Essen, Germany
35 CLINICAL AND ECONOMIC UTILITY OF ASSESSING FRACTIONAL FLOW RESERVE IN INTERMEDIATE CORONARY ARTERY STENOSES
M.A. Ferguson, M.W. Yerkey, C. Gryboski, Keesler Air Force Base, MS, USA
36 STEAL PHENOMENON FROM MAMMARY SIDE BRANCHES
P. Tondi, R. Pola, A. Santoliquido, E. Gaetani, A. Flex, M. Serricchio, R. Flore, A. Gasbarrini, P. Pola, Rome, Italy
37 PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ADMISSION ELECTROCARDIOGRAM IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
G.N. Kazianis, A. Stavrakis, A. Economou, Athens, Greece
38 PREVALENCE OF PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE AT UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA MEDICAL CENTRE, KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
K. Amudha, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
39 POST MORTEM CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY; A NEW SIMPLIFIED METHOD
A. Kaviani, S.B. Hariri, M. Bahadori, Tehran, Iran
40 TRANSMITRAL DIASTOLIC FLOW DISTRIBUTION IN HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS: INFLUENCE OF AGE
A.V. Yagensky, T.G. Samborskyi, V.I. Tseluyko, Y.V. Fedorov, T.G. Samborskyi, Lutsk, Ukraine

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
HYPERTENSION, BASIC AND CLINICAL II
Board No.
41 THE USE OF CAROTID ARTERY LUMINAL DIAMETER AS A MARKER OF HYPERTENSIVE VASCULAR DISEASE AND IN THE THERAPEUTIC RESPONSE
A. Vasudeva, E. Gardner, London, UK
42 LOCALIZATION AND EXPRESSION OF ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTORS IN TWO-KIDNEY, ONE CLIP (2K1C) HYPERTENSIVE RATS
Z. Wang, Y. Zhu, K. Lim, Y.K. Ng, L. Qiu, H.S. Lee, Singapore , Singapore
43 MODIFICATION OF SODIUM APPETITE IN PATIENTS WITH ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION
V. Kolomiets, K. Bobrishev, E. Bobrova, Donetsk, Kiev, Ukraine
44 THE ASSOCIATION OF HYPERTENSION AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY IN ASIAN PATIENTS
A.S.K. Kwong, K.Y. Kan, C.K. Chan, W.L. Chan, L.K. Chan, H.S. Chan, Tai Po, NT, Hong Kong-S.A.R.
45 LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC FUNCTION DURING PREGNANCY IN NORMOTENSIVE AND HYPERTENSIVE WOMEN
T.G. Samborskyi, I.V. Kuksa, Lutsk, Ukraine
46 BENEFICIAL EFFECT TO BLOOD PRESSURE AND LIPID PROFILE BY PROGRAMMED EXERCISE TRAINING IN PATIENTS WITH MILD HYPERTENSION
J.C. Liu, P. Chan, Tapei City, Taiwan-R.O.C.
47 EFFECT OF LONG-ACTING ISOSORBIDE-5-MONONITRATE ADMINISTRATION ON LARGE ARTERY DISTENSIBILITY IN PATIENTS WITH ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION
H. Wang, D. Hu, L. Gong, W. Zhang, Beijing, China
48 FUNCTIONAL STATUS OF HYPERTROPHIED MYOCARDIUM IN ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
A.Q. Khan, Z. Ali, Mingora District , Pakistan
49 THE CONTENTS OF FIBRINOGEN OF A BLOOD FOR AN ESSENTIAL HYPRTENSION AS A PREDICTOR OF ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE
P. Pavliy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
50 COMPARISON OF AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE PARAMETERS IN PATIENTS WITH WHITE COAT HYPERTENSION VERSUS NORMOTANSIVE SUBJECTS AND UNTREATED HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
M. Cemri, T. Timurkaynak, M. Ozdemir, B. Boyaci, R. Yalcin, A. Cengel, O. Dortlemez, O. Dortlemez, Ankara, Turkey
51 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE METABOLIC PROFILE AND CLINICAL HAEMODYNAMIC VARIABLES IN ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETTES
G. Gaudio, P. Margaroli, A. Schizzarotto, I. Cosini, P.M. Bossi, D. Zanotta, M. Schltritti, S. Masnaghetti, L. Guasti, Somma Lombardo (VA), Varese, Italy

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC TECHNIQUES OF MAPPING AND RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION
Board No.
52 ECG MONITORING WITH TELECARDIOLOGY AFTER PERCUTANEOUS TRANSCATHETER RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
G. Berna, S. Cozzi, M. Moltrasio, G. Polvani, G. Fassini, G. Famoso, E. Borghini, P. Della Bella, C. Tondo, Milan, Italy
53 CLINICAL APPLICATION FOR INTROCARDIAC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY FOR RADIOFREQUENCY CATHETER ABLATION OF PARXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
X. Yang, D. Hu, L. Shang, C. Guo, Beijing, China

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
INTERNAL DEFIBRILLATION, IMPLANTABLE ANTIARRHYTHMIC DEVICES, PACING
Board No.
54 EFFECT OF THE HEART RATE STABILIZATION IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ON HEMODYNAMIC PARAMETERS - 6 MONTHS FOLLOW-UP
M. Chudzik, J. Wranicz, M. Maciejewski, Lodz, Poland
55 VALUE OF PHYSIOLOGIC PACING MODE DEPENDS ON INDICATION: MORE BENEFITS ON SURVIVAL IN SINUS NODE DISEASE THAN IN ATRIOVENTRICULAR BLOCK
P. Zagozdzon, G. Swiatecka, D. Zacharek, J. Pastor, L. Zaborski, Gdansk, Poland
56 ESTIMATION VENTRICULAR RATE IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILATION DUE TO HEART RATE HISTOGRAM IN ACTROS S PACEMAKER
M. Chudzik, J. Wranicz, I. Cygankiewicz, Lodz, Poland
57 IMPACT OF DIURETIC ON ATRIAL CONTRIBUTION TO SYSTOLIC VOLUME IN SEQUENTIALLY PACED PATIENTS
M. Mestan, J. Kvasnicka, A. Babu, V. Rozsival, Z. Tusi, J. Stritecky, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
58 LACK OF BENEFIT IN SURVIVAL IN PATIENTS WITH DUAL CHAMBER PACING COMPARED TO VENTRICULAR PACING IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
P. Zagozdzon, G. Swiatecka, L. Zaborski, Gdansk, Poland
59 ICD MORTALITY IN OCTAGENARIANS
J. Banchs, S. Weiner, P. Vijayaraman, K. Ferrick, J. Fisher, S. Kim, S. Furman, J. Gross, E.C. Palma, Bronx, NY, USA

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
PRACTICE GUIDELINES, COST CONTAINMENT
Board No.
60 THE MAHI APPROPRIATENESS CRITERIA: A NEW METHOD FOR QUANTIFYING THE INDICATIONS FOR PCI
R. Tripuraneni, J.A. Spertus, W.B. Johnson, P.G. Jones, S.P. Marso, J.L. Vacek, B.D. McCallister, B.D. Mccallister, Kansas City, MO, USA
61 CHEST PAIN CLINIC MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED ISCHAEMIC CHEST PAIN IS MORE COST-EFFECTIVE THAN CONVENTIONAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
J.P. Dougan, T.P. Mathew, J.W. Riddell, M.S. Spence, A.A.J. Adgey, Belfast, UK
62 DIAGNOSTIC PITFALLS IN A UNIVERSITY BASED ADVANCED HEART FAILURE CLINIC
M. Khalid, F.W. Smart, C. Young, H.O. Ventura, New Orleans, LA, USA
63 MORTALITY PREDICTION IN CARDIAC SURGERY: COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE OF USA, CANADA AND EUROPE SCORES
I. Tuesta, J. Martinez-Alario, SC Tenerife, Spain
64 MORTALITY PREDICTION IN CARDIAC SURGERY: COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE OF GENERAL SEVERITY SCORES AND CARDIAC SURGERY SPECIFIC SCORES
I. Tuesta, J. Martinez-Alario, SC Tenerife, Spain
65 CLINICAL, ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC AND RADIOLOGIC SCORING SYSTEM IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF MASSIVE PERICARDIAL EFFUSION IN PATIENT WHO UNDERWENT OPEN HEART SURGERY
A.C. Tenorio, R.P. Fajardo, Quezon City, Philippines

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
MISCELLANEOUS II
Board No.
66 CHRONIC ADMINISTRATION OF B2-ADRENOCEPTOR AGONISTS ALTERS LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH BRONCHIAL ASTHMA
O. Hirono, I. Kubota, K. Fatema, S. Kato, H. Nakamura, T. Hitonobu, Yamagata, Japan
67 DECREASED PLATELET ACTIVATION AND ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH MOTRAL STENOSIS AND SINUS RHYTHM FOLLOWING BALLOON MITRAL VALVULOPLASTY
E. Yetkin, A.R. Erbay, H. Turhan, S. Cehreli, M. Ileri, K. Senen, R. Atak, D. Demirkan, Ayranci-Ankatra, Turkey
68 EFFECTS OF METEOROLOGICAL FACTORS ON BLOOD PRESSURE IN HEALTHY ADOLESCENTS
H.V. Yagenska, Y.P. Shahuta, A.V. Yagensky, O. Romanets, Lutsk, Ukraine
69 EPITHELIAL HEMANGIOENDOTHELIOMA
J.K. Dave, S. Nazeer, A.G. Kocheril, Urbana, IL, USA
70 ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC DIAGNOSIS OF PREVIOUS MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (MI) IN PATIENTS WITH LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK (LBBB)
F.S. Silveira, Porto Alegre, Brazil
71 FREQUENCY OF ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE : AN ANGIOGRAPHIC STUDY
M. Ozdemir, S. Akpek, T. Timurkaynak, M. Cemri, E. Ilgit, A. Cengel, O. Dortlemez, Ankara, Turkey
72 FEMALE ARE LESS LIKELY THAN MALES TO ACHIEVE FINAL PTT IN THERAPEUTIC RANGE DURING IV HEPARIN THERAPY IN AN INNER CITY HOSPITAL
D. Venkataswamy, R. Kitchappa, A. Bhalodkar, S. Blum, S. Iqbal, N. Bhalodkar, Bronx, NY, USA
73 MELATONIN BLOOD LEVEL IN PATIENTS WITH CARDIAC PATHOLOGY
E. Arushanian, T. Shamiliyan, M. Salpagarova, Sravropol, Russia
74 THE EFFECT OF RECIPROCAL ST-SEGMENT DEPRESSION ON QT DISPERSION AND THE EXTENT OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M. Zoghi, I. Turkoglu, C. Gurgun, O. Yavuzgil, G. Kacar, N. Baris, A. Akilli, M. Akin, Izmir, Turkey
 

 


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