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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
 
TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
PHARMACOTHERAPY FOR ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
Board No.
1 RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF A MEDICAL FOOD FOR THE DIETARY MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC STABLE ANGINA
A.J. Maxwell, M.P. Zapien, G.L. Pearce, G. MacCallum, P.H. Stone, Femont, CA, USA
2 MONONITRATES IN THE TREATMENT OF PAINFUL AND PAINLESS ISCHEMIA OF PATIENTS WITH POLYCYTHEMIA VERA
A.I. Martynov, G.N. Gorohovskaya, E. Peresechenski, O.P. Avsetsina, V.V. Soboleva, A.P. Kondrakhin, G.K. Karabaeva, Moscow, Russia, Great Falls, VA, USA
3 USE NEBIVOLOL AT PATIENTS FOR ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE WITH ACCOMPANYING CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE BRONCHITIS
V. Kolomiets, S.N. Tyurina, N.N. Rudenko, E. Bobrova, Donetsk, Ukraine
4 THE DYNAMICS OF BLOOD'S REOLOGICAL PROPERTIES AT PATIENTS WITH STAGNANT HEART INSUFFICIENCYWERE TREATED BY SODIUM NITROPRUSSIDI IN BUCCAL POLYMERIC MEDICAL FORM
I.L. Ketchin, S.M. Spectorov, Zaporozhye, Ukraine

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
NATRIURETIC PEPTIDES, ENDOTHELIN: ROLE IN HEART FAILURE
Board No.
5 BENEFICIAL NEUROENDOCRINE MODULATION OF SPIRONOLACTONE THERAPY IN SEVERE CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
M.F. Rousseau, A.N. Robert, S.A. Ahn, J.M. Keteislegers, Brussels, Belgium
6 INCREASED BRAIN AND ATRIAL NATRIURETIC PEPTIDES IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC RIGHT VENTRICULAR PRESSURE OVERLOAD
I.I. Tulevski, D.J. Van Veldhuisen, F. Boomsma, J. Stoker, B.J.M. Mulder, M. Groenink, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
7 URINARY CONCENTRATION OF AQUAPORIN-2 WATER CHANNEL PROTEIN IS INCREASED IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
D.L. Xu, X. Yin, H. Hui, Y. Deng, H. Ren, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
8 URINARY EXCRETION OF AQUAPORIN-2 WATER CHANNEL PROTEIN IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE RATS
D.L. Xu, X. Yin, Y. Deng, H. Hui, H. Ren, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
9 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ANF CONCENTRATION IN PF AND THE CARDIAC FUNCTION OF PATIENTS WITH HEART DISEASES
S. Wen, C. Zhang, F. Fang, Beijing, China

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
NEUROHUMORAL, IMMUNOLOGIC AND CYTOKINES ASPECTS OF HEART FAILURE
Board No.
10 TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR AND INTERLEUKIN-6 PLASMA LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
P.P.S. Salomon, B. Halawa, Wroclaw, Poland
11 CHRONIC EFFECTS OF VASOPRESSIN RECEPTOR BLOCKADE WITH TOLVAPTAN IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: A RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND TRIAL
M. Zampino, M. Gheorghiade, I. Niazi, J. Ouyang, F. Czerwiec, J.I. Kambayashi, C. Orlandi, Chicago - IL, Rockville-MD, USA
12 CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE WITH SYSTOLIC LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION. IMPORTANCE OF NOREPINEPHRINE
L. Menezes Falcao, M. Joao Marta, F. Pinto, A. Pereira Silva, F. Veiga, J.M. Braz Nogueira, L. Ravara, P. Van Zwieten, Lisbon, Portugal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
13 ACE INHIBITOR(ACEI) AND ANGIOTENSIN ? TYPE ?RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST (A ? A) INHIBIT TNF-a INDUCED ICAM-1 UPREGULATION IN CULTURED CARDIAC MYOCYTES
D.L. Xu, M.Y. Jia, Y. Yuan, P. Ou-Yang, Y.L. Liu, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
14 MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY ASSISTANCE IMPROVES URIC ACID LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED CHF
M. Khalid, F.W. Smart, J. Pigott, D. Stapleton, H.O. Ventura, New Orleans, LA, USA

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
PREDICTORS AND MARKERS OF HEART FAILURE OUTCOME
Board No.
15 HEART RATE VARIABILITY IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: DOES ITS DECREASE REFLECT THE HEMODYNAMIC IMPAIRMENT AT REST AND DURING EXERCISE?
F. Edelmann, C. Weinbrenner, M. Knapp, R.H. Strasser, Dresden, Germany
16 THE EXAMINATION OF CLINICAL AND PROGNOSTIC IMPORTANCE OF ATRIAL (ANP) AND BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE (BNP) IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
P.P.S. Salomon, W. Mazurek, Wroclaw, Poland
17 TRANSMITRAL FLOW PSEUDONORMALIZATION AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AS A SIGN OF LATENT HEART FAILURE
A.M. Arandjelovic, D.P. Matic, B. Obrenovic, V.T. Radojkovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
18 CARDIAC TROPONIN T FOLLOWING REPEATED ADMINISTRATION OF NEW IRON-CHELATING AGENT (PIH)
M. Adamcova, V. Gersi, V. Pelouch, T. Simunek, I. Klimtova, P. Ponka, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
19 PLASMA CONCENTRATION OF NEUROPEPTIDE Y IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AFTER THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY
P.P.S. Salomon, B. Halawa, Wroclaw, Poland
20 REPLACEMENT OF IMMUNOGLOBULINS IN PATIENTS FOLLOWING CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
V. Maravic-Stojkovic, B. Calija, L. Lausevic-Vuk, V. Tomic, M. Jovic, M. Peric, B. Djukanovic, Yugoslavia
21 RISK STRATIFICATION BY SIMPLE NONINVASIVE INDICES IN PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE AND SEVERE LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION
G.N. Kazianis, P. Lambropoulos, A. Stavrakis, A. Economou, Athens, Greece
22 PREDICTORS OF LEFT VENTRICULAR THROMBUS FORMATION IN PATIENTS WITH IDIOPATHIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY: ROLE OF ACTIVATED PROTEIN CRESISTANCE
E. Yetkin, A.R. Erbay, S. Ayaz, F. Kara, C. Sengul, I. Hisar, K. Senen, E. Kutuk, E. Kutuk, Ayranci-Ankatra, Turkey
23 PHYSICAL TRAINING IMPROVES QUALITY OF LIFE AND OXYGEN UPTAKE IN PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
A. Kubinyi, M. Klocek, B. Bacior, W. Szot, K. Kawecka-Jaszcz, Cracow, Poland
24 HEART RATE VARIABILITY AND BIOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS IN PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE PARTICIPATING IN VARIOUS REHABILITATION PROGRAMS
A. Kubinyi, B. Bacior, W. Szot, A. Zdzienicka, A. Dembinska-Kiec, K. Kawecka-Jaszcz, Cracow, Poland

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY IN HEART FAILURE
Board No.
25 EFFECTS OF LEFT VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC AND DIASTOLIC FUNCTION ON EXERCISE CAPACITY IN PATIENTS WITH ANTERIOR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION HISTORY
M. Kabukcu, E. Yanik, F. Demircioglu, K. Minareci, O. Sancaktar, F. Ersel, Antalya, Turkey
26 THE PROGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT OF LEFT HEART FAILURE PATIENTS BY USE OF CARDIOPULMONARY EXERCISE TESTING WITH ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY(CPETUCG)
H. Liu, H. Wang, Beijing, China
27 THE EFFECTS OF SIX-MINUTE WALK TEST ON PLASMA PROINFLAMATORY CYTOKINE LEVELS AND OXIDATIVE STRESS IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE PATIENTS
D.L. Xu, H. Hui, Y. Hou, Q. Li, Y. Liu, W. Lai, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
28 SERIAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND CARDIOPULMONARY EXERCISE TESTING IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE: RELATION OF CHANGES IN LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION AND EXERCISE PERFORMANCE
G.R. Ciliberto, G. Cataldo, A. Moreo, G. Piccalo, I. Lobiati, I. Bossi, M. Parolini, F. Mauri, Milan, Italy
29 HEPARIN REEXPOSURE IN CARDIAC SURGERY IN HEPARIN INDUCED THROMBOCYTOPENIA - FIRST USE OF ARGATROBAN IN EUROPE
S. Selleng, N. Lubenow, H.G. Wollert, B. Mullejans, A. Greinacher, Karlsburg, Germany
30 DOES AMINOPHYLLINE PROTECT AGAINST RADIOCONTRAST NEPHROPATHY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING PERCUTANEOUS ANGIOGRAPHIC PROCEDURES?
N. Shammas, M.J. Kapalis, D. McKinney, E.P. Coyne, USA
31 ANALYSIS OF 150 PATIENTS WITH RENAL ARTERIOGRAPHY
J. Zhang, Q. Chen, J. Dong, L. Ling, C. Qiu, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
NEW DIRECTIONS IN DRUG THERAPY OF HEART FAILURE
Board No.
32 BENEFICIAL EFFECTS OF ASTRAGALOSIDE IV INJECTION ON SERUM TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR AND IMMUNE SYSTEM IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
X. Zeng, Y. Huang, X. Zeng, Sichuan, China
33 RESTORATION OF SINUS RHYTHM IN HEART FAILURE PATIENTS DEPENDING ON SEVERITY OF HEART FAILURE - THE ROLE OF DIGOXIN
T. Pokk, L. Hussar, R. Kolk, Tartu, Estonia
34 INJECTION COMPOUND SHENG MEI FOR OLDER ISCHEMIC HEART FAILURE WITH DIASTTOLIC AND SYSTOLIC DYSFUNCTION
X. Zeng, X. Zeng, Y. Huang, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
35 LONG-TERM USE OF BISOPROLOL AMONG PATIENTS WITH OVERT CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
V. Larina, B.Y. Bart, Moscow, Russia
36 BISOPROLOL IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE; POSITIVE EFFECTS WITHOUT ACE INHIBITORS SUPPORT
Y.M. Lopatin, V. Ivanenko, N. Ryazantseva, N. Prom, Volgograd, Russia
37 CARVEDILOL BLUNTED THE NATRIURETIC EFFECT
R.B. Herman, P. Jesudason, Z.A. Imran, V.T. Johgalingam, A.M. Mustafa, R. Husain, C.C. Lang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
38 EFFECTS OF BISOPROLOL UPON QUALITY OF LIFE IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
B. Taneva, J. Davceva-Pavlovska, M. Vavlukis, E. Srbinovska, D. Proevska, V. Andova, N. Kostova, Skopje, Macedonia
39 IS CALCIUM BLOCKERS EFFECTIVE FOR TREATMENT OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE?
A.N. Gadjiev, A.I. Martinov, Moscow, Russia

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

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Poster Session:
ACE INHIBITORS AND ANGIOTENSIN - II RECEPTOR BLOCKERS
Board No.
40 DOES MAXIMAL ACE INHIBITION IMPROVE MAINTENANCE OF SINUS RHYTHM IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC ATRIAL FIBRILLATION?
K.O. Akosah, W. Brown, S. Smart, A. Schaper, P. Havlik, S. Barnhart, K. Briggs, S. Devine, La Crosse, WI, USA
41 EFFECT OF ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST, AN ACE INHIBITOR AND THEIR COMBINATION ON ARTERIAL STIFFNESS
A. Mahmud, J. Feely, Dublin, Ireland
42 THE EFFECTS OF IRBESARTAN ON THE RENAL EFFECT OF CIRCULATING NOREPINEPHRINE IN MAN
R.B. Herman, P. Jedudason, V.T. Johgalingam, A.M. Mustafa, R. Husain, C.C. Lang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
43 IRBESARTAN HAS A BENEFICIAL EFFECT ON SYMPATHETIC ACTIVITY IN HUMANS
R.B. Herman, P. Jesudason, V.T. Johgalingam, A.M. Mustafa, R. Husain, C.C. Lang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
44 SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF STUDIES ASSESSING RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN RESPONSE TO ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS
L.P. Wong, A. Abdul Sallam, E.S.Y. Chan, Malaysia
45 CHRONOPHARMACODYNAMICS AND CHRONOEFFICACY OF CAPOTEN IN PATIENTS WITH ISHEMIC HEART DISEASE, POSTINFARCTIONAL CARDIOSCLEROSIS AND HEART FAILURE
R.M. Zaslavskaya, A.S. Akhmetova, K.A. Zhamankulov, Moscow, Russia, Aktyobinsk, Kazakhstan
46 EFFICACY OF ANTIHYPERTENSIVE THERAPY OF ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN METEODEPENDENT PATIENTS
O. Libryk, I.P. Vakalyuk, V.I. Vakalyuk, I. Frankivsk, Ivan-Frankivsk, Ukraine
47 ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS IMPROVE EXERCISE TOLERANCE AND SYMPTOMS IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
V.R. Ter-Grigoryan, H.G. Hayrapetyan, H.S. Sisakyan, Yerevan, Armenia
48 DIFFERENT DOSES VALSARTAN EFFECTIVENESS IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE NYHA III-IV TREATMENT IN CORONARY HEART DISEASE PATIENTS
I.G. Fomina, S.A. Dovgolis, V.P. Karp, Moscow, Russia

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY, CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Board No.
49 MRI DOBUTAMINE STRESS IN ADULT PATIENTS WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: EFFECT ON CONTRACTILITY AND FILLING CHARACTERISTICS
I.I. Tulevski, M. Groenink, E.E. Van Der Wall, A. Hirsch, J.S. Lemkes, H. Romkes, J. Stoker, B.J.M. Mulder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
50 CATHETER CLOSURE OF PATENT FORAMEN OVALE FOR PREVENTION OF EMBOLIC STROKE: EXPERIENCE WITH THE NEW HELEX OCCLUDER
H. Sievert, N. Wilson, E. Zadan, U. Krumsdorf, K. Horvath, Frankfurt, , Germany
51 DOBUTAMINE-INDUCED INCREASE OF RIGHT VENTRICULAR CONTRACTILITY WITHOUT INCREASED STROKE VOLUME IN ADOLESCENT PATIENTS WITH TRANSPOSITION OF THE GREAT ARTERIES
I.I. Tulevski, M. Groenink, E.E. Van Der Wall, J. Stoker, H. Romkes, B.J.M. Mulder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
52 RISK FACTORS FOR LATE ARRHYTHMIAS AFTER FONTAN OPERATION
N. Katsadze, S. Zaets, Newark, NJ, USA
53 NONINVASIVE DIAGNOSIS OF ARRYTHMOGENIC RIGHT VENTRICULAR DYSPLASIA COMPARISON OF THREE METHODS: ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, RADIONUCLIDE ANGIOGRAPHY AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
C.T. Ginghina, I. Stoian, B. Popescu, D. Questa, M. Marinescu, D. Dragomir, V. Ene, E. Apetrei, Bucharest, Romania
54 INVERTED "L" MINI-STERNOTOMY VERSUS MEDIAN STERNOTOMY FOR ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT(ASD) CLOSURE
L.C. Villela, J. Carvalho, C. Paes Alves, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
55 SERIAL EVALUATION OF PULMONARY FUNCTION LONG-TERM FOLLOWING ATRIAL REPAIR OF TRANSPOSITION OF THE GREAT ARTERIES
J. Sulc, A. Jirickova, A. Zapletal, B. Hucin, J. Hruda, J. Radvansky, Prague, Czech Republic
56 CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS DUE TO OPERATIONS OF CONGENITAL CARDIAC ANOMALIES
K. Baysal, F. Ozturk, B. Akkin, F. Kolbakir, D. Tekin, R. Agac, Samsun, Turkey
57 ECTOPIA CORDIS AND ASSOCIATED MULTIPLE CONGENITAL ANOMALIES
M.V. Espiritu, M.A. Orillaza, D.M. Giron, A.T. Mondala, F.R. Llanera, F.S. Agno, Queszon City, Philippines
58 LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP RESULTS OF TRANSCATHETER SECUNDUM ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT CLOSURE IN ADULTS
I. Simkova, M. Kozlovsky, P. Chnupa, I. Riecansky, V. Fridrich, Bratislava, Slovak Republic

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
ANGIOPLASTY OR SURGERY FOR MULTIVESSEL CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
Board No.
59 ENHANCED OXYGEN PRESSURE AND ENDOTHELIUM DENUDATION ALTER HUMAN SAPHENOUS VEIN BYPASS GRAFT REACTIVITY
D. Bettin, S. Eich, E. Katsari, H.G. Wollert, L. Eckel, Kalrsburg, Germany
60 MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARISATION USING SCELETONISED INTERNAL MAMMARY ARTERY
B.B. Mihajlovic, J. Selestiansky, S. Nicin, M. Fabri, P. Kovacevic, Z. Jonjev, N. Radovanovic, Sremska Kamenica, Yugoslavia
61 PERIOPERATIVE ANTISPASTIC TREATMENT OF RADIAL ARTERY - PHYSIOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE VERSUS CLINICAL PRACTICE
D. Bettin, H.G. Wollert, H.G. Wollert, M. Ginesta, H. Grossmann, L. Eckel, Kalrsburg, Germany, Karlsburg, Germany
62 THREE VESSEL CORONARY DISEASE-CLINICAL ASSESSMENT AND DECISION ON SURGICAL MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARISATION. SHOULD THE MOST POTENT ARMS BE USED AT ONCE?
A.M. Arandjelovic, B. Obrenovic, B.B. Vujisic, V.T. Radojkovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
63 HOW TO INCREASE LONG-TERM PATENCY OF BYPASS GRAFTS - LESSONS FROM IMA PHYSIOLOGY FOR DAILY PRACTICE
D. Bettin, H.G. Wollert, E. Eich, E. Katsari, L. Eckel, Kalrsburg, Germany

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
NEW APPROACHES TO SURGICAL REVASCULARIZATION: MIMINALLY INVASIVE
Board No.
64 MINIMAL INVASIVE OR CONVENTIONAL RADIAL ARTERY HARVESTING. A RANDOMIZED PROSPECTIVE COMPARATIVE STUDY. PRELIMINARY RESULTS
R. Coppoolse, W. Rees, D. Oefler, T. Heydorn, G. Mahesh, F.V. Redwitz, H. Warnecke, Bad Rothenfeld, Germany
65 ROUTINE MINIMAL INVASIVE VEIN HARVESTING REDUCES POSTOPERATIVE MORBIDITY IN CARDIAC BYPASS PROCEDURE. CLINICAL REPORT OF 2000 PATIENTS
R. Coppoolse, W. Rees, D. Oefler, T. Heydorn, G. Mahesh, F.V. Redwitz, H. Warnecke, Bad Rothenfeld, Germany
66 THE EFFECT OF THE ST. THOMAS CARDIOPLEGIC SOLUTION ON SAPHENOUS VEIN GRAFTS
C.P. Alves, M. Abreu, L.C. Sampaio, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
67 ENDOAORTIC PRESSURE-ADJUSTED BRAIN PERFUSION DURING SURGERY FOR AORTIC ANEURYSM
M. Scorsin, N. Al Attar, N. Alattsr, S. Salvi, P. Nataf, P. Menaschi, A. Lessana, Curitiba Parana, Brazil, St. Denis, France
68 TMLR AT TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE
I. Gregoric, M.P. Sartori, P. Herrera, L. Bryant, K.A. Kadipasaoglu, O.H. Frazier, Houston, TX, USA
69 SURGICAL MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES
L.C. Passos, P. Spinola, M. Guedes, C. Lucena, J.M. Neto, U. Costa, L.C. Sampaio, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE, HEART VALVE SURGERY
Board No.
70 PLASMA BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE MEASUREMENT MAY IMPROVE THE TIMING OF SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC MITRAL REGURGITATION
J. Hooper, M. Kemp, P.J. Oldershaw, N.E. Moat, London, UK
71 THE EFFECTS OF LOSARTAN TREATMENT ON TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PARAMETERS IN PATIENTS WITH MODERATE AND SEVERE MITRAL REGURGITATION
C. Sekuri, O. Utuk, A. Bilge, O. Bayturan, Z. Kurhan, Izmir, Turkey
72 RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE: PHILIPPINE HEART CENTER 8-YEAR EXPERIENCE
F.S. Agno, A. Reloza, Quezon City, Philippines
73 PULMONARY ARTERY INVOLVEMENT IN MARFAN SYNDROME
M.C. Porciani, G. Sani, G. Pepe, L. Giurlani, P. Martinucci, B. Giusti, T. Brunelli, L. Evangelisti, I. Lapini, R. Abbate, G. Gensini, Florence, Italy
74 EFFECT OF BALLOON MITRAL VALVULOPLASTY ON CARDIAC RESERVE FUNCTION: A CONTROLLED STUDY
D.J. Wright, S.G. Williams, Z.I. Khan, R.L. Riley, A.F. Mackintosh, L.B. Tan, Leeds, UK
75 LOW DOSE AMIODARONE IN CHRONIC RHEUMATIC ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: PREDICTORS OF SUCCESSFUL MAINTENANCE
A. Kapoor, A. Kumar, Stewari, Lucknow, India
76 EFFECTS OF OBTAINING SINUS RHYTHM *ON LEFT VENTR?CULAR GEOMETRY AND LEFT ATRIAL DIAMETER IN PAT?ENTS WITH MITRAL STENOSIS AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
M. Kabukcu, F. Demircioglu, E. Yanik, I. Ates, O. Sancaktar, O. Beyazit, F. Ersel, Antalya, Turkey
77 THE EFFECTS OF OBTAINING SINUS RHYTM ON PULMONARY HEMODYNAMICS AND FUNCTIONAL STATUS IN PATIENTS WITH MVR SURGERY AND AF BY USING DC CARDIOVERSION AND AMIODARONE
E. Yanik, M. Kabukcu, F. Demircioglu, I. Golbasi, C. Turkay, O. Sancaktar, O. Bayezid, F. Ersel, Antalya, Turkey
78 LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELLING AFTER VALVE REPLACEMENT FOR AORTIC STENOSIS: INFLUENCE OF EFFECTIVE AREA INDEX
M. Vega, A. Amaro, F. Gude, M. Gil, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
79 PREVALANCE AND PREDICTORS OF SIGNIFICANT CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN PATIENTS WHO UNDERGO VALVULAR HEART SURGERY IN TURKISH POPULATION
K. Sonmez, K. Sonmez, M. Gencbay, A. Akcay, A. Yilmaz, M. Degertekin, F. Turan, Istanbul, Turkey
80 MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR IN PATIENTS OF SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS
A. Mehta, J. Hakim, A.C. Jain, M. Mehta, Morgantown, WV, USA
81 THE QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT WITH BIOPROSTHESES. WHERE IS THE BENEFIT FOR THE PATIENT
C. Streinu, P. Oberwalder, H. Maechler, M. Anelli-Monti, B. Rigler, Graz, Austria
82 LEFT ATRIAL HEMODYNAMICS IN MITRAL STENOSIS
P.P. San Diego, Jr, R. Antonuitti, M. Barcinas, A.G. Medina, R.D. Jara, Quezon City, Philippines

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001
08:30 - 12:30

POSTER HALL


Poster Session:
MECHANICAL SUPPORT LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES, CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION
Board No.
83 VENTRICULAR REPOLARIZATION FOLLOWING CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION
H.K. Haizal, A. Azan, R. Zambahari, K.H. Tan, W. Azman, C.G. Chan, C.U. Lang, A.M. Choy, Kuala Lampor, Malaysia
84 USE OF MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY ASSISTANCE (MCA) IN THE MANAGEMENT OF REFRACTORY VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
M. Khalid, F.W. Smart, H.O. Ventura, New Orleans, LA, USA
85 IS PROPHYLACTIC INTRA-AORTIC BALLON COUNTERPULSATION (IABP) NECESSARY?
V. Birjiniuk, T. Rocco, M. Hossain, M.D. Crittenden, S.F. Khuri, West Roxbury, MA, USA
86 FREE OXYGENATED RADICALS IN AN "EX-VIVO" TRANSPLANTATION MODEL OF A PIG HEART
J. Carvalho, P. Nataf, A. Rabelo, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
87 WORSENING OF HEMODYNAMIC PARAMETERS AFTER HEART TRANSPLANTATION PREDICTS MID-TERM BUT NOT LONG-TERM MORTALITY
M. Bocchino, R. Grimaldi, M. Bobbio, P. Centofanti, M. La Torre, M. Di Summa, G. Trevi, Turin, Italy
 

 


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