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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

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001


08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
THE PLAQUE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES
Board No.
1 INFLAMMATORY INFILTRATE CO-LOCALIZES IN CORONARY PLAQUES AND ADVENTITIA OF PATIENTS DIED FOR ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
A. Mauriello, E. Bonanno, G. Palmieri, L. Anemona, S. Fratoni, G. Sangiorgi, L.G. Spagnoli, Rome, Italy
2 THE ABSOLUTE NUMBER OF NEUTROPHILS IS THE ONLY INFLAMMATION MARKER WHICH CAN INDEPENDENTLY PREDICT THE DEVELOPMENT OF MAJOR IN-HOSPITAL EVENTS IN PATIENTS WITH UNSTABLE ANGINA
I. Karabinos, S. Koulouris, A. Kranidis, T. Giannoulis, I. Koutras, M. El-Ali, I. Moshovitis, T. Theodoridis, T. Karahalios, I. Lekatsas, V. Kokkinou, N. Exadaktylos, Athens, Greece
3 EFFECT OF EARLY TREATMENT BY CERIVASTATIN ON THE SERUM LEVEL OF C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, INTERLEUKIN-6 AND INTERLEUKIN-8 IN PATIENTS WITH UNSTABLE ANGINA OR NON Q WAVE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
P. Ostadal, D. Alan, D. Horak, J. Vojacek, J. Chlumsky, P. Jansky, Prague, Czech Republic
4 ADMISSION THROMBOMODULINE PLASMA LEVELS IS AN INDEPENDENT PREDICTOR OF IN-HOSPITAL MAJOR EVENTS IN PATIENTS WITH UNSTABLE ANGINA
I. Karabinos, S. Koulouris, T. Giannoulis, M. El-Ali, A. Kranidis, T. Theodoridis, I. Moshovitis, V. Kokkinou, N. Exadaktylos, Athens, Greece
5 MICROALBUMINURIA IS RELATED TO BOTH THE EXTENT AND THE SEVERITY OF CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS
I. Karabinos, S. Koulouris, G. Chrisanthopoulou, G. Ioannidis, A. Kranidis, K. Kappos, N. Margaris, A. Tavernarakis, N. Thalassinos, N. Exadaktylos, Athens, Greece
6 THE ACTIVITY OF TRANSMEMBRANE CALCIUM TRANSPORT AND ENDOTHELIN-1 PLASMA LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH VARIANT ANGINA
P.P.S. Salomon, B. Halawa, Wroclaw, Poland
7 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF VARIANT ANGINA: CORONARY SPASM OR CORONARY THROMBOSIS?
J.H. Kiyak, L'viv, Ukraine
8 IMPAIRED PERFUSION IN NON-OCCLUDED MYOCARDIAL TERRITORY FOLLOWING ACUTE CORONARY NARROWING: EVALUATION WITH NEUTRON ACTIVATED MICROSPHERES AND POWER PULSE INVERSION IMAGING
X. Shen, J. Lof, J. Hallgren-Golka, L. Jiang, Omaha, NE, USA

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
INFECTION, INFLAMMATION AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS
Board No.
9 ACTIVATION OF TH1 AND TH2 INFLAMMATORY MEDIATORS AFTER CORONARY INTERVENTION
B. Brisse, S. Zumhagen, E. Schulze-Bahr, P. Loh, Munster, Germany
10 CHANGES IN CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE SPECIFIC ANTIBODY TITERS AFTER PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY
E. Yetkin, G. Yetkin, M. Ileri, Y. Aksoy, S. Cehreli, E. Duru, A. Mert, I. Tandogan, V. Yetkin, D. Demirkan, Ayranci-Ankatra, Turkey

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: THROMBOLYSIS AND REPERFUSION
Board No.
11 INFLUENCE OF THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY ON THE INCIDENCE OF LEFT VENTRICULAR THROMBI AFTER ACUTE ANTERIOR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: ROLE OF SUCCESSFUL REPERFUSION
M. Ileri, E. Yetkin, K. Senen, R. Atak, S. Cehreli, D. Demirkan, Ankara, Turkey
12 THE EFFECT OF REPERFUSION ON CYTOKINE AND ADHESION MOLECULE LEVELS IN THE COURSE OF ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
R. Pudil, G. Jaroslav, J. Krejsek, M. Tichy, C. Andrys, V. Pidrman, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
13 MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN VERY YOUNG (<30 YEARS) AND IN VERY ELDERLY PATIENTS (>70 YEARS)
M. Gencbay, K. Sonmez, R. Demirbag, N.E. Duran, M. Degertekin, F. Turan, Istanbul, Turkey
14 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ST SEGMENTS ELEVATION RESOLUTION ON ELECTROCARDIOGRAMS AND ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
L. Xu, Y. Wu, J. Wu, Beijing, China
15 USE OF QRS SCORING SYSTEM TO DETERMINE EFFICACY OF MEGADOSE HEPARIN IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M.J.D. Garcia, D.R. Flores Jr., R.V. Anastacio, E.S. Caguioa, C.M. Mendoza, Quezon City, Philippines
16 MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN WOMEN: CLINICAL, EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND PROGNOSTIC DIFFERENCES IN RELATION WITH MEN
S.M. Macin, S.M. Perne, M.N. Augier, M. Aguero, M.P. Fontana, D.A. Moratorio, N.G. Rios, J.R. Badaraco, Corrientes, Argentina
17 CARDIOGENIC SHOCK COMPLICATING RIGHT VENTRICULAR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
J.J. Arango, J.G. Velasquez, C. Arana, M.F. Villegas, M. Badiel, F. Rosso, Cali, Colombia
18 EARLY T TROPONIN EVOLUTION IS A REPERFUSION MARKER IN ACUTE
S.M. Macin, E.R. Perna, E.F. Farias, M. Aguero, J.R. Badaraco, M. Brizuela, E. Jantus, C. Tager, H. Doval, J. Tessler, Corrientes, Argentina
19 PROFILE OF A HIGH RISK SUBGROUP IN INFERIOR WALL MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
V.G. Yabes, P.A. Agunod-Cheng, A.S. Fortuno, Manila, Philippines
20 THROMBOLYTIC AGENTS AND BETA BLOCKERS PREVENTS VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCATION
A. Grdinic, M. Matic, A. Grdinic, J. Sopta, V. Cerovic, S. Viorikie, Belgrade, Yugoslavia

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
ANGIOPLASTY THERAPY FOR ACUTE MI
Board No.
21 CHARACTERISTICS OF CORONARY ARTERY LESION AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH ANGINA PECTORIS > 24 HOURS BEFORE ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M. Zhao, D. Hu, T. Li, S. Jia, M. Yang, Y. Xu, Beijing, China
22 TOTAL OCCLUSIONS: PREDICTORS OF EARLY OUTCOME FOLLOWING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS - A MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS
A. Neri-Souza, A.G. Godinho, N.B. Ramos, R. Santos-Jesus, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
23 THE EARLY AND LATE CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF DIABETIC PATIENTS COMPLICATED WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION TREATED BY PRIMARY PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY
M. Zhao, D. Hu, T. Li, S. Jia, M. Yang, Y. Xy, Beijing, China
24 EMERGENT PTCA FOR PATIENTS WITH AMI
M.Y. Jia, Z. Huang, Y. Hou, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
25 LOW INCIDENCE OF NO-REFLOW PHENOMENON IN PRIMARY PTCA WITH COMPLEX REMODELING OF DISTAL VESSELS
G. Giacomarra, M. Sansa, A. Campi, A.S. Bongo, M.P. Chiappin, C. Cernigliaro, Novara, Italy
26 INFLUENCE OF GENDER ON EARLY OUTCOME AFTER PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS
A. Neri-Souza, A.G. Godinho, N.B. Ramos, R. Santos-Jesus, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
27 EPTIFIBATIDE ASSOCIATED WITH CORONARY STENT IMPLANTATION AFTER FAILED THROMBOLYSIS IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
N. Delarche, M. Idir, G. Laplace, J.L. Banos, E. Bouvier, D. Lauga, P. Rougier, G. Estrade, Pau Universite Cedex, France
28 EMERGENCY STENTING OF TOTALLY OCCLUDED LEFT MAIN CORONARY ARTERY IN PATIENTS WITH UNSTABLE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
S.C. Burjonroppa, Aldan, PA, USA
29 TIME DOMAIN HEART RATE VARIABILITY PARAMETERS IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING PTCA AND STENTING AS AN INDICATOR OF IMPROVED AUTONOMIC REGULATION
M.M. Aydin, A.A. Ozeron, M.M. Gursurer, Zonguldak, Turkey

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
SECONDARY PREVENTION, PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION I
Board No.
30 ASSOCIATION OF INFLUENZA VACCINATION AND REDUCED RISK OF RECURRENT MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M. Naghavi, Z. Barlas, S. Naguib, M. Madjid, W. Casscells, Houston, TX, USA
31 PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF ST SEGMENT CHANGES DURING THE 24-HOUR HOLTER ECG MONITORING IN PATIENTS ON CHRONIC HEMODIALYSIS PROGRAM
M. Krotin, B. Milovanovic, O. Stojanovic, S. Pijesa, A. Cavalo, D. Lisulov, D. Tatovic Babic, Belgrade, , Yugoslavia
32 DO PREMENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES HAVE A BETTER PROGNOSIS THAN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN?
H. Passos, U. Costa, L. Nascimento, L. Correia, P. Spinola, G. Brito, A. Peltier, A. Rabelo Jr., Brazil
33 THE ROLE OF PERSISTENT INFLAMMATION IN PREDICTING PROGNOSIS AMONG LOW RISK POST MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PATIENTS
P. Andriono, L.L. Sun, Quezon City, Philippines
34 THE RELATION BETWEEN HEMATOLOGIC PARAMETERS AND RESTENOSIS IN SINGLE VESSEL DISEASE PATIENTS TO WHOM SUCCESSFUL PTCA IS PERFORMED
A. Avci, A. Boyaci, M. Topbas, A. Coskun, V. Gokce, K. Cagli, E. Duru, S. Korkmaz, Y. Sozutek, Ankara, Turkey
35 HOME-CARE AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY WITH THE SUPPORT OF TELECARDIOLOGY
S. Cozzi, M. Moltrasio, G. Famoso, E. Borghini, G. Fassini, G. Berti, S. Viola, A. Mereni, G. Polvani, Milan, Italy
36 POSTOPERATIVE REHABILITATION PROGNOSYS IN PATIENTS WITH HEART VOLUME OVERLOAD
N. Tverdokhlebov, V.A. Sandrikov, L.M. Kuznetzova, Moscow , Russia
37 THE MEASUREMENT OF HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE
M. Dempster, M. Donnelly, Belfast, Ireland

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
DIABETES MELLITUS, OBESITY, INSULIN AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS
Board No.
38 CARDIOVASCULAR DETERIORATION IN STZ-DIABETIC RATS: POSSIBLE ROLE OF VASCULAR ACE
M.J. Crespo, S. Moreta, I. Vargas, J. Gonzalez, San Juan, USA
39 CARDIOVASCULAR AUTONOMIC NEUROPATHY IN DIABETIC PERI OPERATIVE PATIENTS
A.C. De Lara-Llarena, J.R.S. Torres, H.R. Gomez, D.R. Flores, Manila, Philippines
40 THE EFFECT OF CAFFEINE ON THE PERIPHERAL VASCULAR RESISTANCE IN REGARD OF THE VASODILATATIVE MECHANISM OF ADENOSINE
M. Brodmann, B. Lang, U. Lischnig, A. Lueger, E. Pilger, G. Stark, Graz, Austria
41 CAROTID ARTERY INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS IN YOUNG SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN WITH POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME AND TYPE II DIABETES MELLITUS
A. Vasudeva, G. Banu, J.C. Kaski, London, UK
42 EFFECTS OF PRAVASTATIN ON CARDTID ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND PREVENTING STROKE IN HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA
X. Zeng, Y. Li, Chengdu, Sichuan
43 IMPAIRED REVERSE CHOLESTROL TRANSPORT IN ASIAN INDIAN (AI) DIABETICS COMPARED TO NONDIABETICS
N. Bhalodkar, E. Enas, B. Balar, S. Blum, B. Ramaiah, R. Kitchappa, A. Bhalodkar, J. Otvos, T. Rana, Bronx, NY, USA
44 CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN ELDERLY AND YOUNGER PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES IN WEST INDIES
C.E. Ezenwaka, N.V. Offiah, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
45 THE SERUM CONCENTRATION OF THE ADVANCED GLUCATION END-PRODUCT N EPSILON-(CARBOXYMETHYL) LYSINE IS INCREASED IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASES
D.L. Xu, H. Ren, Y. Liu, Z. Liu, Y. Liu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
46 RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN LIPID AND CLINICAL PARAMETERS IN PATIENTS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME
I. Medvedeva, T.A. Pugacheva, E.F. Dorodneva, N.S. Karamnova, Tyumen, Russia
47 IMPACT OF DIABETES MELLITUS ON CORONARY INTERVENTIONAL INTRAHOSPITAL OUTCOMES
J.J. Arango, J.G. Velasquez, C. Arana, M.F. Villegas, M. Badiel, M. Granados, Cali, Colombia
48 THE EFFECT OF CAFFEINE ON PERIPHERAL VASCULAR RESISTANCE
M. Brodmann, U. Lischnig, B. Lang, A. Lueger, E. Pilger, G. Stark, Graz, Austria

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
PRIMARY PREVENTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
Board No.
49 HIGHER ATHEROGENIC LIPIDS AND LIPOPROTEIN SUBCLASSES IN ASIAN INDIAN MALES COMPARED WITH FEMALES ASSESSED BY NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY
N. Bhalodkar, E. Enas, S. Blum, B. Balar, R. Kitchappa, B. Ramaiah, H. Venkatesh, E.J. Brown Jr., J. Otvos, T. Rana, Bronx, NY, USA
50 DIFFERENCES IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC RISK FACTORS BETWEEN ADOLESCENTS FROM SOUTHEAST AND NORTHEAST BRAZIL
L.M. Rabelo, A. Prado, G. Maia, M. Valverde, R. Patin, T. Martinez, M. Fisberg, M. Rabelo, A. Rabelo, Bahia, Brazil
51 RISK FACTORS AND BODY MASS INDEX ANALYSIS IN A HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM IN HONG KONG
A.S.K. Kwong, K.Y. Kan, C.K. Chan, W.L. Chan, L.K. Chan, K.H. Chan, H.S. Chan, Tai Po, NT, Hong Kong-S.A.R.
52 FREE RADICAL INJURY IN ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE
M. Sharma, N. Budhiraja, N. Nand, Rohtak, Haryana, India
53 VALUATION OF GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN ACTIVE POPULATION
E.C. Valeff, R.G. Lapez Santi, C.R. Duymovich, A. Aliatta, F. Sancholuz, C. Gomez, C.F. Giachello, Buenos Aires, Argentina

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
MYOCARDITIS, CARDIOMYOPATHY
Board No.
54 ENTEROVIRAL PERSISTENCE AND ELIMINATION ARE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COURSE OF INTRAMYOCARDIAL LYMPHOCYTIC INFILTRATION IN HUMAN MYOCARDITIS
M. Noutsias, U. Kuehl, S. Jaskolla, P.L. Schwimmbeck, M. Pauschinger, H.P. Schultheiss, Berlin, Germany
55 CYTOTOXIC PERFORIN+ AND TIA-1+ INFILTRATES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH CELL ADHESION MOLECULE EXPRESSION IN DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
M. Noutsias, B. Seeberg, M. Pauschinger, P.L. Schwimmbeck, U. Kuehl, H.P. Schultheiss, Berlin, Germany
56 THE EFFECTS OF THE RESTORATION AND MAINTANCE OF SINUS RHYTM WITH USING AMIODARONE AND DC CARDIOVERSION IN PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
E. Yanik, M. Kabukcu, F. Demircioglu, I. Basarici, E. Altekin, O. Sancaktar, F. Ersel, Antalya, Turkey
57 CARDIAC CHANGES IN HIV INFECTION AFTER A 4 _YEAR-FOLLOW UP
R. Gascuega, F. Hernandez, P. Escribano, C. Jiminez, S. Jiminez, M.J. Ruis, F. Lombera, Madrid, Spain
58 CHAGASIC PATIENTS: CLINICAL RESULTS IN AGREEMENT WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND CLOSED LOOP STIMULATION
O.T. Grecco, A. Cardinalli Neto, R.V. Ardito, M. Schaldach, R. Mazzo, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Paolo, Brazil
59 CARDIOPULMONARY AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC DETERMINANTS OF FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE ARE RELATED TO THE AETIOLOGY OF HEART DISEASE
G. Brighetti, L. Franceschini, M. Cicoira, A. Rossi, G. Golia, P. Zardini, Verona, Italy
60 LACK OF VALUE OF CARDIAC TROPONIN T ASSESSMENT IN CHILDREN RECEIVING ANTHRACYCLINE CHEMOTHERAPY FOR ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA (ALL)
G. Bossi, L. Lanzarini, C. Tzialia, G. Albonico, R. Moratti, M. Aricr, Pavia, Italy
61 NONINVASIVE PREDICTORS OF CARDIAC MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH NONISCHEMIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
G.N. Kazianis, A. Stavrakis, P. Lambropoulos, A. Economou, Athens, Greece
62 CHAGASIC MYOCARDIOPATHY AND TOTAL AV BLOCK FOLLOW FOR 26 YEARS AFTER PACING: 1,196 CHAGASIC PATIENTS
A. Cardinalli Neto, O.T. Grecco, R.V. Ardito, R. Mazzo, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY I
Board No.
63 LEFT ATRIAL ABNORMALITY PREDICTS LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY IN THE PRESENCE OF LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK: A ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC STUDY
A. Mehta, M.C. Mehta, A.C. Jain, Morgantown, WV, USA
64 IS LVH A DETERMINANT OF FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY IN HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY?
S. Firoozi, S. Sharma, B. Mist, C. Varma, M.S. Virdee, P.M. Elliott, W.J. McKenna, London, UK
65 THE ADVANTAGES OF COMBINED USAGE OF ACE INHIBITORS AND BETA-BLOCKERS COMPARING TO BETA-BLOCKERS ALONE IN PATIENTS WITH NON-OBSTRUCTIVE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
V.I. Tseluiko, O.S. Kovalevskaya, L.V. Bogun, A.V. Yagensky, Kharkov, Ukraine
66 DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IMPROVEMENT AND DECREASE OF GRADIENTS WITH CHRONIC DDD PACING IN THE OBSTRUCTIVE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY. 9 YEARS FOLLOW-UP
R. Gascuega, Madrid, Spain
67 PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF LEFT ATRIAL OVERLOAD IN ELECTROCARDIOGRAM IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY IN DILATED PHASE
T. Yamano, S. Hirasaki, K. Sakamoto, T. Nakamura, A. Sawada, A. Azuma, M. Nakagawa, Ku Kyoto, Japan
68 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS IN ADOLESCENT PATIENTS WITH HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
A. Vasudeva, S. Sharma, London, UK
69 EVALUATION OF RUDIMENT OF PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL SEPTAL MYOCARDIAL ABLATION FOR HYPERTROPHIC OBSTRUCTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY
Y. Wu, D. Hu, L. Xu, Beijing, China
70 ISOLATED APICAL HYPERTROPHY IN THE BLACK PATIENT
K.E. Otah, A. Tang, L.T. Clark, Brooklyn, NY, USA

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
CARDIAC INVOLVEMENT AND SYSTEMIC DISEASE
Board No.
71 EVOLUTION OF CARDIAC LESIONS IN SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
I.E. Moyssakis, V. Vasiliou, P. Vlahoyanopoulos, M. Kardamaki, I. Hallak, M. Kyriakidis, Athens, Greece
72 MYOCARDIAL INJURY IN ENTERIC FEVER
M. Sharma, M. Bhutani, H.K. Aggarwal, Rohtak, Haryana, India
73 SPECTRUM OF ASSOCIATED LESIONS IN MARFAN SINDROM-ECHOGRAFIC STUDY OF 42 PACIENTS
C.T. Ginghina, E. Apetrei, I. Coman, L. Rotaru, M. Marinescu, D. Dragomir, D. Questa, I. Kulcsar, D. Deleanu, Bucharest, Romania
74 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC FEATURES IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
I.E. Moyssakis, V. Vasiliou, I. Hallak, M. Kardamaki, F. Papademitriou, M. Kyriakidis, Athens, Greece
75 CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION AFTER SUCCESSFUL TRANSSPHENOIDAL SURGERY IN ELDERLY ACROMEGALIC PATIENTS
C. Moroni, G. Minniti, M. Jaffrain-Rea, V. Esposito, A. Santoro, G. Cantore, V. Marigliano, R. Cassone, Rome, Italy

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS OF ACUTE ISCHEMIA
Board No.
1 COMBINED LEUKOCYTE AND ERYTHROCYTE AGGREGATION IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
I. Shapira, R. Rotstein, B. Gluzman, A. Roth, G. Keren, D. Avitzour, N. Arber, S. Berliner, Tel Aviv, Israel

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
NEW ADVANCES IN INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY AND CORONARY STENTING
Board No.
2 RESTENOSIS AND CLINICAL OUTCOME IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS TREATED WITH VALSARTAN AFTER PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY STENT IMPLANTATION
O. Yavuzgil, C. Gurgun, M. Zoghi, F. Ozerkan, C. Turkoglu, M. Akin, Izmir, Turkey
3 LONG TERM (3-5 YEARS) CLINICAL AND ANGIOGRAPHIC FOLLOW-UP RESULTS OF INTRACORONARY STENTING (A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE)
K. Sonmez, F. Turan, M. Gencbay, M. Degertekin, N.E. Duran, Istanbul, Turkey
4 STENTS IN DIABETICS. DIFFERENT FROM NONDIABETICS?
A. Neri-Souza, A.G. Godinho, N.B. Ramos, R. Santos-Jesus, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
5 LONG TERM (3-5 YEARS) FOLLOW-UP RESULTS OF PATIENTS WHO UNDERWENT CORONARY STENT IMPLANTATIONS AND NO RESTENOSIS IN THE FIRST SIX MONTHS FOLLOW-UP ANGIOGRAPHY
K. Sonmez, F. Turan, M. Gencbay, M. Degertekin, A. Yilmaz, Istanbul, Turkey
6 THE DEADLY DOUBLE INFARCT SYNDROME TREATED BY 2 VESSEL PRIMARY ANGIOPLASTY AND STENTING
A. Mehta, J. Hakim, M. Mehta, Morgantown, WV, USA
7 ANGIOGRAPHIC LESION CHARACTERISTICS OF PATIENTS WHO HAD SUCCESSFUL INTERVENTION BUT HAD UNDERGONE REINTERVENTION WITHIN ONE YEAR - A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SETTING
S. Jacob, S. Biswas, S. Mannam, I. Avalos, F. Abdel-Rahman, M. Ghobrial, J. Greenblatt, M.A. Albornoz, Secane, PA, USA
8 AGING AS A PREDICTOR OF HOSPITAL MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH UNSTABLE ANGINA
L.C. Passos, L. Correia, A. Peltier, G. Brito, J. Maia, P. Spinola, M. Guedes, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
9 LONG TERM (3-5 YEARS) CLINICAL AND ANGIOGRAPHIC FOLLOW-UP RESULTS OF MULTI-LINK CORONARY STENT IMPLANTATIONS
K. Sonmez, F. Turan, N.E. Duran, M. Gencbay, M. Degertekin, Istanbul, Turkey
10 COMPARISON OF IMMEDIATE, MID-TERM, AND VERY LONG-TERM CLINICAL AND ANGIOGRAPHIC RESULTS OF WIKTOR CORONARY STENTS ( A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE)
K. Sonmez, F. Turan, M. Gencbay, M. Degertekin, A. Yilmaz, Istanbul, Turkey
11 PTCA WITH THE BALLOON - EXPANDABLE BARD-XT STENT: IMMEDIATE RESULTS AND CLINICAL FOLLOW-UP
R.R.L. Bueno, E.E. Guerios, J.C. Tarastchuk, P.M.P. De Andrade, D.C. Nercolini, A.L.A. Pacheco, Curitiba-Parana, Brazil
12 CONVENTIONAL VERSUS DIRECT STENTING IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
T. Timurkaynak, M. Ozdemir, M. Cemri, A. Cengel, H. Ciftci, R. Yalcin, B. Boyaci, O. Dortlemez, H. Dortlemez, Turkey, Oran-Ankara, Turkey

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
ANTITHROMBOTIC AND ANTIPLATELET ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY FOR PTCA
Board No.
13 HEAD-TO-HEAD COMPARISON OF TWO DIFFERENT LOW-MOLECULAR-WEIGHT HEPARINS IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME : A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE
M. Ozdemir, S. Turkoglu, M. Cemri, T. Timurkaynak, B. Boyaci, R. Yalcin, A. Cengel, O. Dortlemez, H. Dortlemez, Ankara, Turkey
14 EPTIFIBATIDE AS ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY IN CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY FOR ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION:IN HOSPITAL RESULTS OF A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
N. Delarche, G. Laplace, P. Rougier, G. Estrade, C.F. Mitterand, Pau Universite Cedex, France
15 GLYCOPROTEIN IIB/IIIA INHIBITOR THERAPY IS MORE EFFECTIVE IN SELECTED PATIENTS
M. Elmet, Y. Soopold, Tartu, Estonia

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELING AFTER MI
Board No.
16 EARLY REVASCULARIZATION OF THE INFARCT-RELATED ARTERY IN ASYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS
J. Kettner, T. Marek, H. Al-Hiti, M. Zelizko, B. Janek, V. Stanek, Prague, Czech Republic
17 COMPARISON OF LOW, MIDDLE AND HIGH DOSES OF CARVEDILOL AND METOPROLOL IN PREVENTING FROM POST-INFARCTION VENTRICULAR REMODELING IN RATS
Y. Yang, Y. Tang, P. Zhang, Y. Ruan, Xichen District, Beijing, China
18 COMPARATIVE EFFECTS OF LOSARTAN, CARVEDILOL AND THEIR COMBINATION IN PREVENTING LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELING AFTER ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN RATS
Y. Yang, Y. Tang, P. Zhang, Beijing, China
19 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EARLY MITRAL DECLERATION TIME AND LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELING IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION RECEIVED DIRECT PTCA
L. Xu, Y. Wu, Beijing, China
20 COMPARATIVE EFFECTS OF CILAZAPRIL, CARVEDILOL AND THEIR COMBINATION IN PREVENTING LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELING AFTER ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN RATS
Y. Yang, Y. Tang, P. Zhang, Xichen District, Beijing, China
21 THE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF THE LEFT VENTRICLE PSEUDOANEURYSM
C.T. Ginghina, I. Coman, B. Popescu, M. Marinescu, D. Dragomir, D. Questa, I. Arsenescu, A. Popa, E. Apetrei, Bucharest, Romania

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
SECONDARY PREVENTION, PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION II
Board No.
22 CARDIOGENIC SHOCK AND MORTALITY IN AN ELDERLY COMMUNITY-BASED POPULATION
J. Tedesco, R. Scott Wright, G.S. Reeder, S.L. Kopecky, D. Dvorak, B.A. Williams, W.L. Miller, Rochester, MN, USA
23 PLATELET MEMBRANES LIPID PEROXIDATION IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE WITH METABOLIC DISTURBANCE
I. Medvedeva, L.V. Belokrylova, E.F. Dorodneva, N.S. Karamnova, Tyumen, Russia
24 ANGIOGRAPHICAL FOLLOW-UP OF THE NARROWING IN PATIENTS WITH VASOSPASTIC ANGINA
M. Watarai, F. Takatsu, M. Yanase, K. Takemoto, S. Shimizu, Y. Shiga, Aichi, Japan
25 PREDICTORS OF LEFT HEART FAILURE IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES
L.C. Passos, L. Nascimento, U. Costa, L. Correia, M. Guedes, S.G. Brito, A. Peltier, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
26 RISK STRATIFICATION AFTER ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF SUPEROXIDE DISMUTASE ACTIVITY IN PLATELETS
S.V. Shalaev, E.S. Petrik, S.V. Petrik, Tyumen, Russia
27 GENDER DIFFERENCES IN OUTCOME OF CORONARY REVASCULARISATION
B.B. Mihajlovic, L. Petrovic, S. Nicin, M. Fabri, P. Kovacevic, M. Popov, Z. Ivkov, N. Radovanovic, Sremska Kamenica, Yugoslavia
28 IS SULPHUREOUS WARM WATER BATH CONTRAINDICATED BY CHRONIC HEART FAILURE?
J. Lukac, L. Adamovic, J. Celko, M. Sitar, A. Makis, M. Knazeje, Trencianske Teplice, Dubnica nad Vahom, Martin, Slovak Republic
29 INTERRELATION BETWEEN ANGIOGRAPHIC SEVERITY AND DIFFUSION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND FIBRINOGEN CONCENTRATIONS IN PATIENTS WITH STABLE ANGINA PECTORIS
B. Boyaci, R. Yalcin, T. Timurkaynak, A. Cengel, O. Dortlemez, H. Dortlemez, Ankara, Turkey
30 STATINS IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES. FIRST EXPERIENCE IN THE DEPARMENT OF TARTU UNIVERSITY CLINICS
K. Lamp, Y. Soopold, R. Teesalu, Tartu, Estonia

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS AND CORONARY DISEASE
Board No.
31 NATIONALITY DIFFERENCE IN THE DISTRIBUTIONS OF SERUM LIPIDS, LIPOPROTEINS AND APOLIPOPROTEINS LEVEL IN XINJIANG, CHINA
Y. Zou, B. He, X. Yang, Beijing, China
32 LIPOPRINT™ LDL SUBFRACTION PROFILES: COMPARISON OF NORMOLIPIDEMIC PATIENT SAMPLES WITH DYSLIPIDEMIC SAMPLES
N. Muniz, G. Neyer, D. Duncan, CA,, Redondo Beach, CA, USA
33 ATORVASTATIN DOES NOT INCREASE HDL IN AN INNER-CITY POPULATION
N. Bhalodkar, R. Stoica, K. Kim, I. Rodicio, A. Bhalodkar, S. Blum, Bronx, NY, USA
34 PREVENTION OF LDL MODIFICATION BY TRECRESAN
M. Korda, Ternopil, Ukraine
35 CARDIOVASCULAR IMPACT OF STATINS IN PATIENTS WITH NORMAL, BORDERLINE AND ABNORMAL LIPIDIC PROFILE - A SEVEN YEARS EXPERIENCE
M.C. Popescu, R.N. Mihaela, V.M. Natalia, Bucuresti, Romania
36 LIPOPROTEIN(A) AND HOMOCYSTEIN IN YOUNG ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PATIENTS
M.M. Sucu, A.A. Karadede, A. Temamogullari, K. Ilt, A. Karabulut, E. Yildiz, V. Aydinalp, N. Toprak, Diyarbakir, Turkey
37 SIMVASTATIN REDUCES THE SERUM LEVEL OF INFLAMMATORY RELATED PARAMETERS MCP-1 AND IL-8
A. Rezaei-Majd, T. Maca, R. Husslein, E. Minar, M. Baghestanian, Vienna, Austria

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY II
Board No.
38 WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC LVH IN JUNIOR ELITE ATHLETES?
S. Firoozi, S. Sharma, P.M. Elliott, G. Whyte, W.J. McKenna, London, UK
39 NEW FEATURES OF FAMILIAL HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY USING TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
M. Yokoi, S. Hirasaki, T. Nakamura, T. Yamano, T. Sawada, A. Azuma, M. Nakagawa, Kyoto, Japan
40 LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY IN JUNIOR ELITE ATHLETES
A. Vasudeva, S. Sharma, London, UK
41 TROPONIN I>1.5 NG/ML IS ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC LVH, HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE VALUES, PULMONARY EDEMA AND ELEVATED CREATININE IN PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND LOW CLINICAL SUSPIC
G.O. Angheloiu, K. Ravakhah, H. Wang, M. Kalus, R. Botti, R.P. Dickerson, B.C. West, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
42 CLINICAL IMPROVEMENT IN THE OBSTRUCTIVE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY AFTER DDD OR VVI PACING. A 9 YEARS EXPERIENCE
R. Gascuega, J.C. Tascon, A. Albarran, M.T. Velazquez, R. Dalmau, C. Pindado, A. Sanz, F. Hernandez, M. Alonso, J. Andreu, Madrid, Spain
43 TELECARDIOLOGY AFTER PERCUTANEOUS ALCOHOL SEPTAL ABLATION OF OBSTRUCTIVE HYPERTROPHIC
M. Moltrasio, S. Cozzi, S. Galli, E. Doria, G. Polvani, E. Borghini, G. Famoso, G. Fassini, A.L. Bartorelli, Milan, Italy
44 HIS-BUNDLE-ABLATION AND PACEMAKER-IMPLANTATION IN HYPERTROPHIC AND DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY ASSOCIATED WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND FAST AV-NODAL CONDUCTION: SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAI
L. Obergasse, T. Lawrenz, C. Strunk-Mueller, F.H. Gietzan, K. Horst, Bielefeld, NRW, Germany

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2001
14:00 - 18:00

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
COMPUTERS IN CARDIOLOGY
Board No.
45 ESTABLISHMENT AND VALIDATION OF A DIGITAL IMAGE ANALYSIS SYSTEM IN THE QUANTITATION OF INFILTRATES AND ADHESION MOLECULE EXPRESSION IN ENDOMYOCARDIAL BIOPSIES
M. Noutsias, K. Ostermann, M. Pauschinger, U. Kuehl, H.P. Schultheiss, Berlin, Germany
46 AN APPLICATION OF TELEMEDICINE FOR CARDIOLOGY IN BRAZIL
K. Villela, M. Montoni, A.R. Rocha, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
47 DIAGNOSTIC ROLE OF DIFFERENT DOPPLER INDICATORS/INDEXES IN DETECTION LEFT VENTRICULAR MILD DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION
N.J. Nelassov, A.A. Kastanajan, E.J. Shanina, Rostov on Don, Russia
48 CARDIOSURGERY: AN ENVIRONMENT TO SUPPORT DECISION MAKING AND FOLLOW UP IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
A. Rabelo Jr., A.R. Rocha, L.C. Sampaio, M. Montoni, A. Nilo, B. Gusmco, R. Valenga, M. Martinelli, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
49 NEW COMPUTER MODEL OF COMPARISON OF CLINICAL CARDIOLOGICAL STUDIES: PROPOSITION OF A NEW STANDARD
Z. Mijailovic, Z. Eremija, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
50 EVALUATION OF A NEW MATHEMATICAL MODEL IN PREDICTION OF ANGINAL ATTACKS IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
Z. Mijailovic, Z. Eremija, Z. Cosic, M. Prcovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
51 FBCDataWare: A DATA WAREHOUSE FOR CARDIOLOGY
A. Garcia, G. Xexeo, A. Ximenes, L.M. Rabelo, L.C. Passos, F. Reis, N. Lobo, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

 


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