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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 - 10:30

COLUMBIA B


 
Plenary Session: 
STENTS: NEW DEVICES, OPTIMAL APPLICATION, CAROTID ANGIOPLASTY AND STENTING
Chairpersons:     E. Alt , Munich, Germany
D. Iosseliani , Moscow, Russia
08:30 STENTING OF SMALL CORONARY ARTERIES: IMMEDIATE AND MIDTERM FOLLOW-UP (Invited Lecture)
D. Iosseliani, Moscow, Russia
08:45 NEW INSIGHTS INTO STENT INDUCED CORONARY RESTENOSIS (Invited Lecture)
E. Alt, Muenchen, Germany
09:00 DRUG ELUTING STENTS TO DECREASE NEOINTIMAL HYPERPLASIA (Invited Lecture)
I.K. De Scheerder, Leuven, Belgium
09:15 THE ROLE OF CAROTID STENTING IN PATIENTS WITH SYMPTOMATIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
F.A. Shawl, Takoma Park, MD, USA
09:30 CLINICAL TRIALS IN CAROTID ANGIOPLASTY AND STENTING (Invited Lecture)
W. Tan, M.H. Wholey, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
09:45 NEW DOUBLE POROUS COATING OF STENTS: INITIAL IN VITRO RESULTS (Invited Lecture)
V. Nikolaychik, S. Iyer, R. Mehran, G. Dangas, G. Roubin, J. Moses, M. Leon, N. Kipshidze, New York, NY, Milwaukee, WI, USA
10:00 EARLY RESULTS OF CAROTID ARTERY STENTING WITH A FILTER DISTAL-PROTECTION SYSTEM
N. Al-Mubarak, A. Colombo, S.S. Iyer, N. Carvaja, R. Meheran, J.J. Vitek, New York, NY, USA
10:15 DRUG ELUTING STENTS (Invited Lecture)
A.H. Gershlick, K. Hogrefe, Leicester, UK
10:30 Coffee Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 10:30

COLUMBIA A


Plenary Session: 
DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION, LVH AND HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
Chairpersons:    P.R. Liebson , Chicago IL, USA
C. Palombo , Pisa, Italy
08:30 DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION-CLINICAL AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC ASSESSMENT (Invited Lecture)
C. Shub, Rochester, MN, USA
08:45 NON-SYSTOLIC HEART FAILURE IN THE ELDERLY: IS IT REAL? IS IT IMPORTANT? (Invited Lecture)
J. Gottdiener, Roslyn, NY, USA
09:00 LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELING, FUNCTION AND RISK PREDICTION (Invited Lecture)
P.R. Liebson, Chicago, IL, USA
09:15 CORONARY CIRCULATION IN PHYSIOLOGIC AND PATHOLOGIC MYOCARDIAL HYPERTROPHY IN MAN (Invited Lecture)
C. Palombo, Pisa, Italy
09:30 TREATMENT OF HOCM BY TRANSCORONARY ABLATION OF SEPTAL HYPERTROPHY: A SIX YEAR EXPERIENCE (Invited Lecture)
H.J. Kuhn, Bielefeld, Germany
09:45 FLEXIBLE PERCUTANEOUS PERICARDIOSCOPY: NEW SOLUTIONS FOR THE OLD DRAWBACKS (Invited Lecture)
P. Seferovic, A.D. Ristic, R. Maksimovic, M.C. Ostojic, D.S. Simeunovic, P.L.J. Petrovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
10:00 MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION AND FUNCTION ACCORDING TO LV GEOMETRY IN ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION (Invited Lecture)
M. Kozakova, Pisa, Italy
10:15 PERIPHERAL MYOPATHY: A REASON FOR LACK OF CLINICAL IMPROVEMENT AFTER SUCCESSFUL TRANSCORONARY ABLATION OF SEPTAL HYPERTROPHY (TASH) IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTROPHIC OBSTRUCTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY
F.C. Lieder, F.H. Gletzen, F.W. Rath, H. Kuhn, Muenster, Germany
10:30 Coffee Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
08:30 - 10:45

COLUMBIA C


Session: 
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, GENETIC STUDIES, VASCULAR BIOLOGY, ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION
Chairpersons:    
A.L. Hyman , New Orleans LA, USA
P.K. Singal
, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
08:30 INTERLEUKIN-6/SOLUBLE INTERLEUKIN-6 PRECEPTOR COMPLEX INHIBITS MYOCARDIAL APOPTOSIS
K. Matsushita, S. Iwanaga, T. Oda, K. Kimura, M. Shimada, M. Tanaka, S. Matsumura, S. Ogawa, Tokyo, Japan
08:45 CIRCULATING IMMUNE COMPLEXES IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS
A.K. Lefvert, Stockholm, Sweden
09:00 CHANGES OF APOPTOSIS AND FAS GENE EXPRESSION IN CARDIOMYOCYTES IN RATS WITH DIFFERENT DURATION OF REPERFUSION FOLLOWING MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA AND THE EFFECTS OF ISCHEMIC PRECONDITIONING
M. Zhao, D. Hu, Y. Chen, L. Liu, Y. Li, Beijing, China
09:15 CARNITINE INHIBITS SUPEROXIDE ANION RELEASE BY HUMAN PLATELETS AND ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
F. Violi, P. Pignatelli, C. Caroselli, P. Gazzaniga, F.M. Pulcinelli, Roma, Italy
09:30 NCAM-EXPRESSION IS ASSOCIATED WITH INTRAMYOCARDIAL INFLAMMATION AND HYPERTROPHY IN DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
M. Noutsias, K. Ostermann, U. Kuehl, H.P. Schultheiss, Berlin, Germany
09:45 GAS-PLASMA IMPLANTS PROMOTE ANGIOGENESIS IN THE NUDE MOUSE OMENTAL MODEL
S.R. Bailey, J. Polan, N. Goswami, O. Munoz, C. Jundt, A. Agrawal, San Antonio, USA
10:00 COULD ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME (ACE) INHIBITORS DIMINISH THE ATHEROGENIC EFFECTS OF CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE INFECTION?
P. Liuba, E. Pesonen, I. Paakkan, Lund, Sweden
10:15 DOES OBESITY AFFECT ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION IN YOUNG HEALTHY NON SMOKING ADULTS?
S. Koulouris, I. Karabinos, G. Makris, M. El-Ali, A. Kranidis, D. Kardara, T. Giannoulis, T. Theodoridis, V. Kokkinou, N. Exadaktylos, F. Kardaras, Athens, Greece
10:30 EFFECT OF VITAMIN C ON ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION OF EPICARDIAL CORONARY ARTERY IN CHRONIC SMOKERS
T.H. Schindler, N. Magosaki, M. Olschewski, P.T. Buser, M. Pfisterer, E. Nitzsche, Basel, Switzerland
10:45 Coffee Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
10:45 - 13:15

COLUMBIA B


Plenary Session: 
NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE PATHOGENESIS AND MANAGEMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
Chairperson:     P.K. Shah , Los Angeles CA, USA
B.E. Sobel , Colchester VT, USA
10:45 DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE: PATHOGENETIC LINKS (Invited Lecture)
B.E. Sobel, Colchester, VT, USA
11:00 IDENTIFICATION AND FUTURE TREATMENT OF THE VULNERABLE PLAQUE (Invited Lecture)
J.T. Willerson, Houston, TX, USA
11:15 ROLE OF INFECTION IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
S.E. Epstein, Washington, DC, USA
11:30 ROLE OF INFLAMMATION IN VASCULAR RESPONSE TO INJURY(Invited Lecture)
P.K. Shah, Los Angeles, CA, USA
11:45 THE 'INFECTIOUS' HYPOTHESIS TO ATHEROSCLEROSIS: WHERE DO WE CURRENTLY STAND? (Invited Lecture)
S. Gupta, London, UK
12:00 NEW INSIGHTS INTO OXIDATIVE STRESS AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
J.C. Tardif, Montreal, Canada
12:15 MULTIPLE UNSTABLE CORONARY PLAQUE IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MI INCREASE RECURRENT ISCHEMIA AND REVASCULARIZATION RATES (Invited Lecture)
J.A. Goldstein, USA
12:30 RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY ANALYSIS OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUE COMPOSITION (Invited Lecture)
A. Van Der Laarse, Leiden, The Netherlands
12:45 POSITIVE REMODELING IN PATIENTS WITH UNSTABLE CORONARY SYNDROMES IS NOT CONFINED TO THE LESION SITE BUT INVOLVES THE DISTAL VESSEL
P. Schoenhagen, K.M. Ziada, E.M. Tuzcu, Cleveland, Oh, USA
13:00 VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR PLASMA ACTIVITY PARALLELS THE SEVERITY OF INFLAMMATION IN PATIENTS WITH AN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
S. Koulouris, I. Karabinos, A. Kranidis, T. Giannoulis, M. El-Ali, T. Theodoridis, I. Lekatsas, V. Kokkinou, N. Exadaktylos, Athens, Greece
13:15 Lunch Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
11:00 - 13:15

COLUMBIA A


Session: 
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY, CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Chairperson: H. Sievert, Frankfurt, Germany
B.W. Duncan, Seattle WA, USA
11:00 TRANSCATHETER CLOSURE OF ASD AND VSD IN ADULTS (Invited Lecture)
H. Sievert, Frankfurt, Germany
11:15 DECREASED CARDIAC RESERVE IN ASYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC RIGHT VENTRICULAR PRESSURE OVERLOAD: EVIDENCE FOR IMPAIRED DIASTOLIC AND SYSTOLIC FUNCTION
I.I. Tulevski, A. Hirsch, I. Tulevski, E.E. Van Der Wall, H. Romkes, J. Stoler, B.J.M. Mulder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
11:30 OUTCOME OF PEDIATRIC HEART TRANSPLANTATION: AN ANALYSIS OF 27 CASES
B. Schlechta, A.A. Kochner, M. Ehrlich, M. Ploner, D. Luckner, U. Saize-Muhar, E. Wolner, G. Laufer, Vienna, Austria
11:45 MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHILDREN WITH ACUTE FULMINANT MYOCARDITIS
B.W. Duncan, D.J. Bohn, J.W. French, P.C. Laussen, D.L. Wessel, Seattle, WA, USA
12:00 DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION AFTER FONTAN OPERATION: A CAUSE OF PHYSICAL INTOLERANCE
A. Shmalts, S. Zaets, Newark, NJ, USA
12:15 INTRAPULMONARY VENTILATION-PERFUSION DISTRIBUTION AFTER THE TOTAL CAVOPULMONARY CONNECTION
M. Tayama, N. Fukushima, T. Matsushita, H. Matsuda, Osaka, Japan
12:30 THE VALUE OF LOW-DOSE DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN THE DETECTION OF LV IMPAIRMENT IN SURVIVORS FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER.
L. Elbl, H. Hrstkova, J. Nonotny, Brno, Czech Republic
12:45 PREVALENCE OF SYMPATHETIC ACTIVITY IN PATIENTS AFTER SURGICAL CORRECTION OF TETRALOGY OF FALLOT AT RISK OF LIFE-THREATENING ARRHYTHMIAS
L. Daliento, L. Menti, P. Zanco, A.F. Folino, M. Rotundo, S. Dalla-Volta, Padova, Italy
13:00 CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE IN DIABETIC PREGNANCIES
L.A. Lisowski, P.M. Verheijen, C.S. Kleinman, E.J. Meijboom, Utrecht, The Netherlands, CT, USA
13:15 Lunch Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
10:45 - 12:45

COLUMBIA C


Session: 
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF LVH AND HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
Chairpersons:     R.E. Hobbs , Cleveland OH, USA
H.J. Kuhn , Bielefeld, Germany
10:45 ALTERATIONS IN CORONARY MICROCIRCULATION WITH REGRESSION OF LVH
K. Rajappan, O. Rimoldi, B. Glenville, P.P. Punjabi, R.D.L. Stanbridge, K. Taylor, D.J. Pennell, P.G. Camici, London, UK
11:00 EFFECTS OF OCTREOTIDE IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTROPHIC
H. Kursaklioglu, M. Barcin, A. Iyisoy, S. Kose, H.F. Tore, E. Demirtas, Ankara, Turkey
11:15 INCREASED DIGITALIS-LIKE IMMUNOREACTIVE SUBSTANCES (DLIS) AND MYOCARDIAL REMODELING
T. Hayashi, Y. Ijiri, H. Shimomura, F. Terasaki, H. Horimoto, Y. Kitaura, Takatsuki, Japan
11:30 LV-HYPERTROPHY IN CRITICAL AORTIC STENOSIS: IMPACT OF ACE-POLYMORPHISM AND VALVE PROSTHESIS-PATIENT MISMATCH ON MYOCADIAL MASSES
I. Knez, M. Pilsl, A. Mircic, A. Kofer, R. Maier, W. Renner, O. Stanger, B. Schrottner, S. Huber, P. Oberwalder, B. Rigler, Graz, Styria, Austria
11:45 HAEMODINAMICAL EFFECTS OF SEQUENTIAL PACING IN THE OBSTRUCTIVE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMIOPATHY
R. Gascuega, J.C. Tascon, A. Albarran, F. Hernandez, J. Garcio, J. Sanz, M. Pombo, C. Pindado, M. Alonso, J. Andreu, Madrid, Spain
12:00 REAL-TIME BEAT-TO-BEAT EVALUATION OF CARDIAC OUTPUT IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY USING A NOVEL NON-INVASIVE TECHNIQUE
F. Mazzuoli, M. Romano, P. Petrone, M. Pistolesi, F. Cecchi, Florence, Italy
12:15 PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL SEPTAL MYOCARDIAL ABLATION IN HYPERTROPHIC OBSTRUCTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY (HOCM) USING MYOCARDIAL CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (MCE): A SINGLE-CENTER EXPERIENCE
S. Kar, R.J. Siegel, J. Bergman, H.G. Voorman, H. Luo, A. Robinson, K. Varghese, N. Eigler, R. Makkar, Los Angeles, CA, USA
12:30 DEFINING PHYSIOLOGIC UPPER LIMITS FOR LV CAVITY SIZE IN JUNIOR ELITE ATHLETES
S. Firoozi, S. Sharma, G. Whyte, W.J. McKenna, London, UK
12:45 Lunch Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 16:15

COLUMBIA B


Plenary Session: 
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE, HEART VALVE SURGERY
Chairpersons:     J.S. Borer , New York NY, USA
A. Trento , Los Angeles CA, USA
14:00 CLINICAL SEQUELAE OF REGURGITANT VALVULAR DISEASES: RELATION TO MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR ABNORMALITIES (Invited Lecture)
J.S. Borer, New York, NY, USA
14:15 FLOPPY MITRAL VALVE/MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE: EFFECTS ON THE CIRCULATION (Invited Lecture)
H. Boudoulas, Columbus, OH, USA
14:30 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN VALVULAR HEART DISEASE: EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL OBSERVATIONS (Invited Lecture)
J. Gardin, Irvine, CA, USA
14:45 MITRAL VALVE REPAIR FOR ISCHEMIC MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY (Invited Lecture)
D. Cosgrove, USA
15:00 LACK OF SIGNIFICANT SURVIVAL BENEFIT OF MITRAL REPAIR IN PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC MITRAL REGURGITATION (Invited Lecture)
A. Trento, Los Angeles, CA, USA
15:15 AORTIC AND MITRAL VALVE SURGERY ON THE BEATING HEART (Invited Lecture)
B. Gersak, Ljubljana, Slovenia
15:30 AORTIC VALVE PROSTHESIS: PATIENT MISMATCH, THE ROLE OF AORTIC ROOT ENLARGEMENT (Invited Lecture)
T.A. Orszulak, Rochester, MN, USA
15:45 PERCUTANEOUS BALLOON MITRAL VALVULOPLASTY UNDER TEE GUIDANCE (Invited Lecture)
A. Pichard, L. Satler, K. Kent, J. Laird, R. Waksman, W. Suddath, S. Goldstein, S. Elaham, P. Sears-Rogan, J. Lindsay, Washington, DC, USA
16:00 NEWER OPTIONS IN THE HEMODYNAMIC MONITORING OF CARDIAC PATIENTS (Invited Lecture)
D.M. Meyer, M.E. Jessen, P. Latham, C. Shi, L.S. Morse, L.K. Douning, L. Chi, Dallas, Texas, USA
16:15 Coffee Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 15:45

COLUMBIA A


Plenary Session: 
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY I
Chairpersons:     V. Klauss , Munich, Germany
G.W. Vetrovec , Richmond VA, USA
14:00 FRACTIONAL FLOW RESERVE: A NEW APPROACH TO CORONARY INTERVENTIONS. DIAGNOSTIC, PROGNOSTIC AND ECONOMIC IMPACT (Invited Lecture)
V. Klauss, Munich, Germany
14:15 TELEDILATATION: USE OF ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS TO SUPPORT ELECTIVE ANGIOPLASTY PROCEDURES AT HOSPITALS WITHOUT ON-SITE CARDIAC SURGERY (Invited Lecture)
K.N. Garratt, Rochester, MN, USA
14:30 INTRACORONARY RADIATION THERAPY FOR RESTENOSIS: WHERE IS THE TARGET? A LESSON FROM BETA VS GAMMA (Invited Lecture)
J. Whiting, J. Hausleiter, A. Li, C. Abbey, R. Makkar, M. Sebastian, H. Honda, N. Eigler, Los Angeles, CA, USA
14:45 INTRACORONARY BRACHYTHERAPY: UPDATE ON EFFICACY AND LIMITATIONS BASED ON RECENT TRIAL RESULTS (Invited Lecture)
G.W. Vetrovec, Richmond, Virginia, USA
15:00 MANAGING QUALITY AND COSTS IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING INTERVENTIONAL PRACTICE (Invited Lecture)
C.S. Rihal, Rochester, MN, USA
15:15 RADIOCONTRAST NEPHROPATHY: THE DYE IS NOT CAST (Invited Lecture)
N.E. Lepor, Los Angeles, CA, USA
15:30 DIRECT THROMBIN INHIBITION IN PCI (Invited Lecture)
J. Marmur, NY, USA
15:45 Coffee Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
14:00 - 16:15

COLUMBIA C


Session: 
MODIFICATION OF RISK FACTORS AND CAD, DYSLIPOPROTEINEMIA, DIABETES MELLITUS, SECONDARY PREVENTION
Chairpersons:     O. Abdel-Aziz , Cairo, Egypt
C. Rosendorff , Bronx NY, USA
14:00 URIC ACID IS CLOSELY LINKED TO VASCULAR NITRIC OXIDE ACTIVITY
A.J. Maxwell, K.A. Bruinsma, Belmont, CA, USA
14:15 ARDIOGENIC SHOCK AND MORTALITY IN DIABETICS FROM A 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
14:30 IMPAIRMENT OF MENTAL STRESS-INDUCED BRACHIAL ARTERY VASODILATION IN ASYMPTOMATIC HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC SUBJECTS (Invited Lecture)
E. Hausnerova, J.S. Gottdiener, W.J. Kop, R. Chavko, J.C. Pezzullo, D.N. Herrington, M. Drum, M.K. Klemm, D.S. Krantz, C. Rackley, Washington, DC, Roslyn, NY, Bethesda, MD, Wake Forest U., NC, USA
14:45 DIABETIC PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE ARE AT A HIGHER RISK OF HYPERKALEMIA WHEN TREATED WITH SPIRONOLACTONE
M. Khalid, F.W. Smart, D. Stapleton, H.O. Ventura, New Orleans, LA, USA
15:00 NATURAL HISTORY AND RISK FACTORS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN CHILDREN AND YOUTH
A.W. Zieske, M.T. Gray, J.P. Strong, New Orleans, LA, USA
15:15 THE 3 ACUTE PHASE REACTANTS C-REACTIVE PROTEIN, FIBRINOGEN AND C3 ARE DIFFERENTLY ASSOCIATED WITH TRADITIONAL RISK FACTORS
A. Muscari, L. Bastagli, V. Tomassetti, G. Massarelli, O. Cappelletti, L. Plate, P. Boni, P. Puddu, Bologna, Italy
15:30 RISK EVALUATION AND STROKE PREVENTION IN THE ELDERLY -CERIVASTATIN TRIAL
K. Lauterbach, T. Binnen, D. Ludwig, P. Hanrath, W. Krone, W. Lehmacher, D. Leys, E. Windler, Cologne, Germany
15:45 FIBER-MULTIVITAMIN BLEND: AN OVER-THE-COUNTER LDL LOWERING PRODUCT
D.L. Sprecher, G.L. Pearce, A.M. Boddie, N. Fotouhi, V. Horiatis, Cleveland,, OH, USA
16:00 PREDICTORS OF ADVERSE OUTCOMES IN TREATING ANGINA PATIENTS WITH ENHANCED EXTERNAL COUNTERPULSATION
W.E. Lawson, Stony Brook, NY, USA
16:15 Coffee Break

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
16:15 - 19:00

COLUMBIA B


Plenary Session: 
DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY: VARIOUS ETIOLOGIES
Chairpersons:     M.A. Alpert , Mobile AL, USA
H.P. Schultheiss , Berlin, Germany
16:15 NEW THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES IN INFLAMMATORY CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
H.P. Schultheiss, Berlin, Germany
16:30 COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE AND THE HEART (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Alpert, Mobile, AL, USA
16:45 FAT DISSOCIATION SYNDROME (FDS) VERSUS ARRHYTHMOGENIC RIGHT VENTRICULAR DYSPLASIA (ARVD) (Invited Lecture)
G. Fontaine, P. Fornes, F. Fontaliran, Ivry-sur-Seine, France
17:00 OUTCOME OF SUBSEQUENT PREGNANCIES IN WOMEN WITH A HISTORY OF PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
U. Elkayam, Los Angeles, CA, USA
17:15 THE CORONARY MICROCIRCULATION IN DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
D. Neglia, G. Sanbuceti, O. Sorace, P. Salvadori, O. Parodi, A. L'abbate, Pisa, Italy
17:30 VIRAL MYOCARDITIS AS PREDICTSOR OF DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
N.N. Kipshidze, M. Rogava, M. Gudushauri, Tbilisi, Georgia
17:45 LYME DISEASE AND THE HEART, A STATE OF THE ART (Invited Lecture)
R.N.A. Gasser, S. Vidalli, H. Koppel, Graz, Austria
18:00 SURVIVAL IN BIOPSY-PROVEN CARDIAC SARCOIDOSIS IS SIMILAR TO LYMPHOCYTIC MYOCARDITIS AND DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
L.T. Cooper, Y. Okura, M. Grogan, Rochester, MN, USA
18:15 CONGESTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY IN THE CAT (Invited Lecture)
S.K. Liu, New York, NY, USA
18:30 INTRAMYOCARDIAL ICAM-1 EXPRESSION CORRELATES WITH SOLUBLE SICAM-LEVELS IN MYOCARDITIS PATIENTS
M. Noutsias, C. Hohmann, P.L. Schwimmbeck, M. Pauschinger, U. Kuehl, H.P. Schultheis, Berlin, Germany
18:45 ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITHOUT RAPID VENTRICULAR RATE INDUCES VENTRICULAR CARDIOMYOPATHY IN ABSENCE OF HEART DISEASE
M. Bellorini, P. Jourdain, F. Funck, J. Loiret, N. Guillard, B. Thebault, M. Desnos, Pontoise, Paris, France

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
16:15 - 18:45

COLUMBIA A


Session: 
SURGICAL ASPECT: MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION, HEART VALVE SURGERY
Chairperson:     R. Kass , Los Angeles CA, USA
D.M. Meyer , Dallas TX, USA
16:15 LONG-TERM RESULTS AFTER MINIMAL INVASIVE VEIN HARVESTING
R. Coppoolse, W. Rees, D. Oefler, T. Heydorn, G. Mahesh, F.V. Redwitz, H. Warnecke, Bad Rothenfeld, Germany
16:30 OFF-PUMP REVASCULARIZATION USING DIFFERENT TISSUE STABILIZER - RESULTS IN 174 CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS
K. Ansorge, H.G. Wollert, H. Grubitzsch, L. Eckel, Karlsburg, Germany
16:45 PROSPECTIVELY RANDOMIZED COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT MECHANICAL AORTIC VALVES
R. Autschbach, W. Thomas, F. Volkmar, L. Georg, R. Thomas, D. Anno, M.W. Friedrich, Leipzig, Germany
17:00 STERNOTOMY AS A SOURCE OF AUTOLOGOUS CELLS WITH POTENTIAL FOR SEEDING
A.D. Protopapas, A.T. Riga, H.J. Salacynski, A.M. Seifalian, G. Hamilton, R.K. Walesby, Enfield, Middlesex, UK
17:15 A PROTOCOL ACHIEVING THE TWO-DAY DISCHARGE IN CONVENTIONAL CARDIAC SURGERY
S.D. Herman, R. Sahni, J. Haft, D. Bregman, Englewood, NJ, USA
17:30 EARLY AND LONG-TERM RESULTS AFTER SURGERY FOR ISCHEMIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY WITH MITRAL REGURGITATION
B.B. Mihajlovic, L. Petrovic, S. Nicin, J. Selestiansky, V. Torbica, M. Popov, N. Radovanovic, Sremska Kamenica, Yugoslavia
17:45 EFFECT OF POSTERIOR PERICARDIOTOMY ON POSTOPERATIVE SUPRAVENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS AND LATE PERICARDIAL EFFUSION (POSTERIOR PERICARDIOTOMY)
E. Kuralay, E. Ozal, U. Demirkilic, H. Tatar, Ankara, Turkey
18:00 POST-STERNOTOMY UPPER ABDOMINAL INCISIONAL HERNIAE: A MINIMALLY INVASIVE MESH PLUG REPAIR
S.D. Steinberg, D.A. Mayer, Huntington, NY, USA
18:15 EVIDENCE OF ONGOING INFLAMMATION IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATIC MITRAL STENOSIS: ELEVATED LEVELS OF CIRCULATING ADHESION MOLECULES
E. Yetkin, A.R. Erbay, M. Ileri, H. Turhan, M. Balci, S. Cehreli, K. Senen, R. Atak, D. Demirkan, Ayranci-Ankatra, Turkey
18:30 EARLY INVESTIGATION AFTER VALVE REPLACEMENT WITH SILVER _SILZONE_-COATED PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES
J.W. Auer, R. Berent, P. Hartl, M. Porodko, B. Eber, Wels, Austria

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2001
16:15 - 18:15

COLUMBIA C


Session: 
ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE: BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS AND OTHER DIAGNOSTIC METHODS
Chairpersons:     Y. Charuzi , Los Angeles CA, USA
H.J. Geschwind , Creteil, France
16:15 EFFECTS OF ENHANCED EXTERNAL COUNTERPULSATION ON RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM IN EXPERIMENTAL AMI
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17:15 PERCUTANEOUS ASSESSMENT OF CORONARY BLOOD FLOW AND CARDIAC BIOMARKERS
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17:30 A NEW NONINVASIVE APPROACH TO FOLLOW UP PERCUTANEOUS TRANSLUMINAL ANGIOPLASTY RESULTS
I.A. Chaikovsky, S. Auth-Eisernitz, D. Groenemeyer, F. Steinberg, B. Hailer, Essen, Germany
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S.C. Burjonroppa, S. Jacob, M. Mathew, Aldan, PA, USA

 


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