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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 - 10:45

COLUMBIA B


Plenary Session: 
DRUG THERAPY IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
Chairpersons:     P. Deedwania , Fresno CA, USA
U. Thadani , Oklahoma City OH, USA
08:30 OUTCOMES RESEARCH IN HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
W. Weintraub, Atlanta, GA, USA
08:45 SECONDARY PREVENTION FOLLOWING ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION. IS THERE A STANDARD REGIMEN? (Invited Lecture)
O. Abdel-Aziz, Cairo, Egypt
09:00 PLEIOTROPIC EFFECTS OF STATINS (Invited Lecture)
C. Rosendorff, Bronx, NY, USA
09:15 THE ROLE OF AGGRESSIVE LIPID-LOWERING THERAPY IN THE ELDERLY (Invited Lecture)
P. Deedwania, Fresno, CA, USA
09:30 OPTIMAL MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH STABLE ANGINA PECTORIS (Invited Lecture)
U. Thadani, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
09:45 REDUCING CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS: FOCUS ON CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS (Invited Lecture)
R. Dibianco, Tacoma Park, MD, USA
10:00 THE INTERNATIONAL NIFEDIPINE STUDY: KEY OUTCOME AND CORONARY CALCIFICATION RESULTS OF THE INSIGHT TRIAL (Invited Lecture)
M. Motro, J. Shemesh, Tel Hashomer, Israel
10:15 COMPARISONS BETWEEN ACE-INHIBITORS IN PATIENTS WITH MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: THE SMILE II STUDY (Invited Lecture)
C. Borghi, Bologna, Italy
10:30 VALSARTAN-INDUCED CARDIOPROTECTION INVOLVES ANGIOTENSIN II TYPE 2 RECEPTOR UPREGULATION IN DOG AND RAT IN VIVO MODELS OF REPERFUSED MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (Invited Lecture)
B.I. Jugdutt, Edmonton, AB, Canada
10:45 Coffee Break

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001

08:30 - 10:30

COLUMBIA A


Plenary Session: 
NEW APPROACHES TO CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, HEART TRANSPLANTATION
Chairpersons:     J.A. Elefteriades , New Haven CT, USA
P.M. Mccarthy , Cleveland OH, USA
08:30 SURGICAL STRATEGIES BEYOND CABG - MANAGEMENT OF SEVERE DIFFUSE END-STAGE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
R. Hetzer, T. Krabatsch, Berlin, Germany
08:45 ANGIOGENSIS SURGICAL THERAPY WITH HYPOXIA-INDUCIBLE FACTOR 1-ALPHA IN ENDSTAGE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
G.P. Fontana, Los Angeles, CA, USA
09:00 LV RECONSTRUCTION FOR ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
P.M. McCarthy, Cleveland, OH, USA
09:15 RIGHT VENTRICLE-SPARING HEART TRANSPLANTATION: NEW TECHNIQUE FOR THE RECIPIENT WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION (Invited Lecture)
S. Tittle, C. Lovoulos, F. Lee, G.S. Kopf, J.A. Elefteriades, New Haven, CT, USA
09:30 PULMONARY HYPERTENSION: OLD PROBLEM NEW SOLUTIONS (Invited Lecture)
R. Kass, Los Angeles, CA, USA
09:45 HEART-LUNG TRANSPLANTATION: FROM AN EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH TO AN ACCEPTED CLINICAL THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
B. Reichart, H. Gulbins, B.M. Meiser, Munich, Germany
10:00 END STAGE CARDIOMYOPATHY: HEART TRANSPLANTATION OR ALTERNATIVE SURGICAL TECHNIQUES (Invited Lecture)
B.M. Meiser, J. Schirmer, H. Reichenspurner, B. Reichart, Munich, Germany
10:15 CELL TRANSPLANTATION THERAPY WITH ALLOGENEIC BONE MARROW STROMAL CELLS IN A PORCINE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION MODEL (Invited Lecture)
R. Makkar, M.S. Quayyum, K. Takizawa, M. Lill, M. Frantzen, M.C. Fishbein, R. MacLellan, Los Angeles, CA, USA
10:30 Coffee Break

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001

08:30 - 10:45

COLUMBIA C


Session: 
DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY: NEW OBSERVATIONS AND APPROACHES
Chairperson:     M.R. Johnson , Chicago IL, USA
R. Pacher , Vienna, Austria
08:30 EVALUATION OF VIRAL INFECTION IN THE MYOCARDIUM OF PATIENTS WITH IDIOPATHIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
S. Fujioka, Y. Kitaura, A. Ukimura, H. Deguchi, K. Kawamura, T. Isomura, H. Suma, A. Shimizu, Osaka, Shonan, Japan
08:45 COST EFFECTIVENESS OF OUTPATIENT INOTROPIC THERAPY IN REFRACTORY HEART FAILURE
K. Vijayaraghavan, S. Crum, Q. Helgeson, Phoenix, AZ, USA
09:00 AGGRESSIVE MEDICAL THERAPY IN HEART FAILURE IMPROVES ATRIAL FIBRILLATION CARDIOVERSION
K.O. Akosah, W. Brown, S. Smart, A. Schaper, P. Havlik, S. Barnhart, J. Wypyzynski, S. Devine, La Crosse, WI, USA
09:15 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE OXYGEN CONSUMPTION RECOVERY KINETICS IN THE EVALAUTION OF PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
E. Klainman, J. Lebzelter, G. Fink, M.R. Kramer, Givatayim, Petach Tikva,, Israel
09:30 HOSPITAL MORTALITY FOLLOWING OPEN-HEART SURGERY BASED ON POSTOPERATIVE INOTROPIC DRUG REQUIREMENTS: FORMULA FOR MECHANICAL CARDIAC ASSIST DEVICE INSERTION PROTOCOL
L.E. Samuels, J. Entwistle, M.P. Thomas, J.N. Kelly, E.C. Holmes, J. Narula, Philadelphia, PA, USA
09:45 HEMODYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF MECHANICAL PULSUS ALTERNANCE IN PATIENTS WITH IDIOPATHIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
A. Hirashiki, H. Ishihara, H. Kanda, M. Iwase, M. Yokota, Okazaki, Aichi, Japan
10:00 CORRELATION BETWEEN THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS AND CLINICAL AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY VARIABLES IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE
F. Reis, N. Dantas, A. Fernandes, L. Alvim, V. Souza, R. Barreto, A. Duarte, B. Aguiar, A. Rabelo Jr., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
10:15 EXPERIMENTAL CELL PATCH CARDIOMYOPLASTY IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION FOR PREVENTION OF REMODELING
S.A. Taheri, H.J. Leonhardt, R. Heffner, M. Noe, J. Naughton, J. Turkkan, Bufalo, NY, USA
10:30 DEFINING A MURINE MODEL OF HEART FAILURE : CRYOINJURY VS CORONARY LIGATION
K.A. Hutcheson, P.P.A. Mammen, R.S. Williams, D.J. Garry, J.M. Dimaio, Dallas, TX, USA
10:45 Coffee Break

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001

10:45 - 13:45

COLUMBIA B


Plenary Session: 
RESULTS OF NEW CLINICAL TRIALS IN HEART FAILURE
Chairpersons:     U. Elkayam , Los Angeles, CA, USA
M. Gheorghiade , Chicago IL, USA
10:45 HOSPITALIZATION FOR HEART FAILURE: A CALL FOR ACTION (Invited Lecture)
M. Gheorghiade, Chicago, IL, USA
11:00 AN OVERVIEW OF CLINICAL TRIALS FOR NEW CARDIAC THERAPIES (Invited Lecture)
R.E. Hobbs, Cleveland, OH, USA
11:15 OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE TREATMENT OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE IN 2001 (Invited Lecture)
M.R. Johnson, Chicago, IL, USA
11:30 PARTIAL PATTY ACID OXIDATION INHIBITION: A NOVEL APPROACH FOR THE TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
H.N. Sabbah, W.C. Stanley, Detroit, MI, USA
11:45 NEW ADVANCES IN THE USE OF AT1 RECEPTOR BLOCKERS (ARBS) (Invited Lecture)
B.I. Jugdutt, Edmonton, AB, Canada
12:00 TOLERABILITY OF INITIATION OF BETA BLOCKADE (Invited Lecture)
S. Gottlieb, Baltimore, MD, USA
12:15 PROSTAGLANDIN E1 AS INTRAVENOUS UPFRONT THERAPY FOR THE USE OF -BLOCKERS IN HTx CANDIDATES (Invited Lecture)
R. Pacher, M. Hulsmann, A. Bojic, J. Bialy, D. Moertl, M. Grimm, B. Stanek, Vienna, Austria
12:30 BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS OF CHRONIC HEART FAILURE AS INFLUENCED BY -LOCKADE (Invited Lecture)
B. Stanek, M. Hulsmann, B. Sturm, J. Bergler-Klein, R. Pacher, Vienna, Austria
12:45 IMPROVEMENT OF LEFT VENTRICLE MASS INDEX AND DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IN ELDERLY HYPERTROPHIC HYPERTENSIVES BY LOSARTAN. TWO YEARS FOLLOW-UP
C. Moroni, A. Bossini, M. Nanetti, T. Infusino, A. Mancini, R. Comacchia, V. Marigliano, R. Cassone, Rome, Italy
13:00 NEW PROBIOTIC ANTIOXIDANTS FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
V. Slesarev, R. Ellthorpe, T. Dimitrov, Houston, TX, USA
13:15 INTRAVENOUS NESIRITIDE (HBNP) BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE IN THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE, THE VMAC STUDY
U. Elkayam, Los Angeles, CA, USA
13:30 REPORT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS PANEL FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (Invited Lecture)
J.A. Reiffel, New York, NY, USA

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001

10:45 - 13:00

COLUMBIA A


Session: SURGERY FOR LV DYSFUNCTION, CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION
Chairpersons:    G.P. Fontana , Los Angeles, CA, USA
B.M. Meiser , Munich, Germany
10:45 DYNAMIC AORTOMYOPLASTY WITH LATISSIMUS DORSI IN HEART FAILURE
J.C. Trainini, A. Cristen, B. Elencwajg, J. Barisani, E. Cabrera Fischer, J. Mouras, J. Binstein, J. De Paz, Buenos Aires, Argentina
11:00 HEART RETRANSPLANTATION: INSTITUTIONAL RESULTS OF A SERIES OF 31 CASES
B. Schlechta, A.A. Kocher, M. Ehrlich, M. Ploner, E. Wolner, G. Laufer, Vienna, Austria
11:15 HAVE WE FOUND A RELIABLE NON-INVASIVE METHOD TO PREDICT OR NOT, SEVERE REJECTION IN HEART-TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS?
H.R. Villarraga, H. Daza, J. Sanchez, M. Badiel, F. Rosso, P. Olaya, Colombia
11:30 ATTITUDINAL, BEHAVORIAL AND CLINICAL VARIATION AMONG SOME HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
M. Moore Free, Dallas, TX, USA
11:45 BIOMECHANICAL HEARTS: MUSCULAR BLOOD PUMPS, PERFORMED IN A ONE- STEP OPERATION, AND TRAINED UNDER SUPPORT OF CLENBUTEROL
N.W. Guldner, P. Klapproth, M. Grossherr, A. Brugge, H.H. Sievers, Luebeck, Germany
12:00 PREVENTION OF BONE LOSS AFTER CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION WITH CALCITRIOL OR ALFACALCIDOL VS. PLACEBO
C. Werner, S. Florian, K. Theisen, R. Gartner, H.U. Stempfle, Munich, Germany
12:15 ONE YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF PATIENTS WITH CARDIAC SUPPORT DEVICE
S. Dushe, H. Hotz, D. Buttner, F.X. Kleber, W. Konertz, Berlin, Germany
12:30 A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TWO LEADING METHODS OF PREPARING SKELETAL MUSCLE FOR CARDIAC AUGMENTATION
E.B.C. Woo, A. Tang, T.L. Hooper, S. Salmons, Manchester, UK
12:45 THE PROTECTIVE EFFECT OF ELECTRICAL PRESTIMULATION ON MOBILIZED LATISSIMUS DORSI MUSCLE
E.B.C. Woo, A. Tang, P.S. Hastleton, S. Salmons, T.L. Hooper, Manchester, UK

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2001

10:45 - 13:15

COLUMBIA C


Session: 
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY II
Chairpersons:     Fayaz Shawl , Tacoma Park MD, USA
Walter Tan , Pittsburgh PA, USA
10:45 IMPLANTATION OF CORONARY PTFE-GRAFTS IN DEGENERATED SAPHENOUS VEIN GRAFTS: ACUTE AND INTERMEDIATE TERM RESULTS
M. Hofmann, J. Haase, H. Storger, F. Schwartz, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
11:00 COMPARISON OF CLINICAL AND ANGIOGRAPHIC RESTENOTIC RATES BETWEEN DIRECT STENTING AND STENTING WITH PREDILATATION. RESULTS FROM THE DISCO TRIAL
J.M. De La Torre, J. Zueco, A. Figueroa, J.M. Ruiz-Nodar, L. Martinez-Elbal, J.R. Lopez-Minguez, C. Rodriguez, I. Calvo, J. Moreu, Cantabria, Spain
11:15 IN-STENT RESTENOSIS: CUT, STRETCH OR DRILL?
R. Lowe, N. Palmer, S. Osula, R. Perry, Liverpool, UK
11:30 INFLUENCE OF SURFACE CHARGE OF STENT MATERIAL ON THE GROWTH OF VASCULAR CELLS IN VITRO
N. Kipshidze, S. Iyer, V. Nikolaychik, G. Roubin, V. Chekanov, M. Leon, J. Moses, New York, NY, USA
11:45 PERIOPERATIVE USE OF TIROFIBAN HYDROCLORIDE DOES NOT INCREASE SURGICAL BLEEDING AFTER EMERGENT/URGENT CABG
F.F. Bizzarri, S. Scolletta, E. Neri, G. Frati, Siena, Italy
12:00 SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF ENHANCED EXTERNAL COUNTERPULSATION IN IMPROVING ANGIOPLASTY RESTENOSIS
T. Stys, W.E. Lawson, J.C.K. Hui, J.J. Tartagalia, R. Subramanian, Z.M. Du, M.Q. Zhang, Stony Brook, NY, USA
12:15 TREATMENT OF IATROGENIC PSEUDOANEURYSMS OF THE FEMORAL ARTERY BY THROMBIN INJECTION: A MULTICENTER REGISTRY
H. Sievert, W. Pfeil, R. Jaksch, A. Fach, M. Kotzerke, Frankfurt,, Germany
12:30 PLAQUE DESTABILIZATION AND DISRUPTION IN WATANABE HERITABLE HYPERLIPIDEMIC RABBIT TREATED WITH LIPOPOLYSACCARIDE AND VIPER VENOM
E. Bonanno, A. Mauriello, D. Pesce, C. De Angelis, M.R. Lucreziotti, A. Gallo, L.G. Spagnoli, Rome, Italy
12:45 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY ROLE FOR THE APPROPRIATE USE OF THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY IN INFERIOR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M. Boschello, C. Perrone, A. Cera, A. Mecenero, E. De Dominicis, Arzignano, Vicenza, Italy
13:00 URGENT ANGIOPLASTY FOR AMI WITH PUMP FAILURE OR CARDIOGENIC SHOCK
Z. Huang, Y. Hou, D. Xu, P. Wu, Y. Liu, Guangzhou, China

 


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