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Sunday,
July 29, 2007
Monday,
July 30, 2007
Tuesday,
July 31, 2007
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
Poster Sessions Poster Sessions Poster Sessions


Monday, July 30, 2007

8:30 - 12:30  

 POSTER HALL

Board No.

 

Abstract No.

 

P301       Poster Session
NEW
DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES

 
1

DO EXERCISE ECGS AID IN CORRECTLY DIAGNOSING CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN WOMEN?
S. Krishnan, N. Naqvi, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan, Lancashire, UK

 340
2

PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL TONOMETRY MEASUREMENT IN RELATION TO CARDIOVASCULAR RISK: THE HEART SCORE STUDY
S.R. Mulukutla, K.E Kip, O.C. Marroquin, A.N. Aiyer, S.E. Reis
, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

 341
3

NOVEL MASS SPECTROMETRY PROTEIN SIGNATURES ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIOVASCULAR IMPAIRMENT
U.A. Kiernan, E.E. Niederkofler, U. Schellenberger, J. O'Rear, N.S. Pollitt, A. Protter, D. Nedelkov, K.A. Tubbs, A.L. Bieber, R.W. Nelson, Intrinsic Bioprobes Inc, Tempe, AZ, USA

 342
5

THE EFFECTS OF INTRAVENOUS ATROPIN IN INCOMPLETE EXERCISE STRESS TEST
N. Aslan Abadi, A. Sajjadieh Khajouei, E. Hosein Zadeh, A. Maneshgar,
Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran  

 344
6

TRANSRADIAL CORONARY INTERVENTION: COMPARISON OF LEFT AND RIGHT RADIAL ARTERY APPROACH
J.Y. Kim, J. Yoon, M.S. Ahn, K.H. Lee, B.S. Yoo, S.H. Lee, K.H. Choe, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei Univerity, Korea

 345
7

AN APPROACH TO QUANTIFY DIFFUSELY DISEASED CORONARY ARTERIES
S. Yokoyama
, T. Takayama, T. Kawano, Y. Li, M. Ichikawa, N. Ishii, Y. Watanabe, J. Honye, A. Hirayama, S. Saito, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

 346
8

COMPARISON OF INVASIVE VS NONINVASIVE PULSE WAVE INDICES IN DETECTION OF SIGNIFICANT CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: CAN WE USE NONINVASIVE PULSE WAVE INDICES AS SCREENING TEST
J. Maddury, Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Secunderabad, India

 347
 

 

 
 

P302      Poster Session
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH II

 
9

A PROFILE STUDY ON THE ROLES OF H2S IN VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS - A NOVEL MEDIATOR OF CHOLESTEROL SYNTHESIS?
Z.J. Wang, H.S. Nai, P.K. Moore, Z.J. Zhu, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 348
10

ATORVASTATIN INDUCES THROMBOMODULIN EXPRESSION IN TNFALPHA-TREATED ENDOTHELIAL CELLS AND AORTAS OF CHOLESTEROL-FED RABBITS
Y.L. Chen, S.H Wang, C.C. Lin, S.J. Lin, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

 349
11

LOSARTAN MODULATES APELIN EXPRESSION AND RENAL ARTERY TONE TO ANGIOTENSIN II AND IV IN DIABETIC MICE
J.C. Zhong, X.Y. Yu, Y. Huang, L.M. Yung, C.W. Lau, Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital, Guangzhou, China

 350
12

FREQUENCY AND SEVERITY OF MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION ABNORMALITIES USING TC-99M MIBI SPECT IN CARDIAC SYNDROME X
M. Saghari, M. Assadi, M. Yaghoubi, M. Eftekhari, A. Fard-Esfahani, J.M. Malekzadeh,
Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

 351
13

ENDOTHELIUM-DEPENDENT HEMOSTASIS IN PATIENTS WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR ANEURYSM
E.V. Shlyakhto, K.A. Khmelnitskaya, M.U. Sitnikova,
Pavlov State Medical University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia 

 352
14

CYCLOPHILIN A DIFFERENTIALLY ACTIVATES MONOCYTES AND ENDOTHELIAL CELLS 
S.K. Payeli
, C.S. Fischer, J. Steffel, G.G. Camici, I. Rozenberg, T.F. Luscher, G. Fischer, F.C. Tanner, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich, Switzerland

 353
15

CIRCUMFERENTIAL WALL TENSION DUE TO HYPERTENSION PLAYS A PIVOTAL ROLE IN AORTA REMODELING
C.M. Prado, S.G. Ramos, J.Jr Elias, M.A. Rossi,
University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil

 354
16

ANTHOCYANIN PREVENTS CD40-ACTIVATED PROINFLAMMATORY SIGNALING IN ENDOTHELIAL CELLS BY REGULATING CHOLESTEROL DISTRIBUTION 
M. Xia, W.H. Ling,
Sun Yat-sen University (Northern Campus), Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, P.R. China

 355
18

THE RELATION BETWEEN HELICOBACTER PYLORI INFECTION AND CARDIAC SYNDROME X; A PRELIMINARY STUDY
M. Assadi, M. Saghari, M.R. Pourbehi, M. Eftekhari, M. Nasiri, M. Nazarahari, A. Takavar, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

 357
 

 

 
 

P303     Poster Session
PHARMACOLOGIC MODULATION OF VASCULAR-ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION

 
19

CHRONIC DIESEL EXHAUST PARTICLE INHALATION INDUCES EXAGGERATED VASOCONTRACTION IN APOE KNOCKOUT MOUSE AORTA
N. Bai, H. Suzuki, L.M. Corey, T. Kido, M.E. Rosenfeld, I. Laher, S.F. van Eeden, James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre for Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

 358
20

SAFETY OF HIGHER SHORT TERM DOSE (150 MG) OF CLOPIDOGREL IN PATIENTS WITH ANGIOGRAPHIC LEFT MAIN CORONARY ARTERY STENOSIS
S. Mohan, G. Baweja, A. Ausmani, K. Greenlee, N. Kedia, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

 359
21

EFFECT OF QUINAPRIL ON MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IN TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
N.N. Kipshidze, T. A Davarashvili, T.B. Vakhtangadxe,
National Center of Therapy, Tbilisi, Georgia

 360
 

 

 
 

P304     Poster Session
ADVANCES IN CARDIAC SURGERY

 
22

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF OPCAB?
S. Deb, N.D. Desai, S.E. Fremes, G.T. Christakis, F. Moussa, G.N. Cohen, B.S. Goldman, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 361
23

SURGICAL THERAPY OF MALIGNANT CARDIAC TUMORS – THE TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER EXPERIENCE
S. Yendamuri, S. Blackmon, A.A. Vaporciyan, D.C. Rice, G.L. Walsh, J.C. Walkes, M.J. Reardon, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA

 362
24

WHAT ARE THE LONG AND SHORT TERM OUTCOMES OF PCI IN VERY ELDERLY PATIENTS?
M. Behan, G. Dixon, N. Pareek, L. Blows, D. Hildick-Smith, S. Holmberg, A. deBelder, Sussex Cardiac Centre, Brighton, Sussex, UK

 363
27

D-RIBOSE AND "OFF" PUMP CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS REVASCULARIZATION AIDS IN CARDIAC INDICES FOLLOWING ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
D. Perkowski, S. Wagner, J.A. St.Cyr,
Saddleback Hospital, Laguna Hills, CA, USA

 366
28

THE EFFECT OF NORMOTHERMIC CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS ON POST OPERATIVE BLEEDING IN CABG
N. Elahi, S. Sobhani, A. Ramazani, S. Hoseini, Iran Ahvaz Jondishapour University of Medical Science, Iran

 367
29

MYOCARDIAL BRIDGE: SURGICAL OUTCOME AND MIDTERM FOLLOW UP
R. Parvizi, A. Sajjadieh Khajouei, H. Djavad Zadegan, A Maneshgar, S. Hassanzadeh,
Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

 368
30

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF AORTOBRONCHIAL AND AORTOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA DUE TO THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM
E. Eren, C. Keles, M. Toker, S. Ersahin, V. Erentug, M. Guler, G. Ipek, E. Akinci, M. Balkanay, C. Yakut, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

 369
31

PEDICLED RIGHT INTERNAL MAMMARY ARTERY FOR REOPERATIVE OFF-PUMP REVASCULARIZATION OF LEFT ANTERIOR DESCENDING CORONARY ARTERY
E. Eren, M. Balkanay, M. Toker, B. Ozkaynak, C. Keles, M. Guler, C. Yakut, Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

 370
 

 

 
 

P306      Poster Session
INTERNAL DEFIBRILLATION/IMPLANTABLE ANTIARRHYTHMIC DEVICES/PACING

 
32

GENDER ASSOCIATED DIFFERENCES IN PACEMAKER PROGRAMMING AND ADVERSE EVENTS IN THE ULTRA STUDY
B.A. Koplan, L.Thackeray, K.C. Berg, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

 371
33

USABILITY AND TOLERABILITY OF A VENTRICULAR AUTOMATIC CAPTURE ALGORITHM IN A LARGE, RANDOMIZED TRIAL
B.A. Koplan, L. Thackeray, K.C. Berg,
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

 372
34

COMPATIBILITY OF AUTOCAPTURE WITH DUAL COIL IMPLANTABLE DEFIBRILLATOR LEADS
H. Acosta, V.R. Pothula, A. Massumi, R. Malik, S. Ahmad, C. Antonio, Trinity Medical Center Rock Island IL, USA

 373
35

IS BIFOCAL RIGHT VENTRICULAR PACING AN ALTERNATIVE IN CASES OF FAILED LEFT LEAD IMPLANTATION?
C. d'Ivernois, M. Hero, P. Blanc, Hopital Universitaire Dupuytren, Limoges, France

 374
36

EVEN BELATED PULSE AMPLITUDE ADJUSTMENT CAN YIELD SIGNIFICANT INITIAL PACEMAKER LONGEVITY GAIN
N. Zlatanovic, S. Kedev, N.  Gjorgov, B.  Miletic, D. Kovacevic, I. Trajkov, A. Georgiev, B. Georgievska, V.  Boskov, V.  Borozanov, Institute for Heart Diseases, Clinical Center, Skopje, Macedonia

 375
37

SEARCH AV+ ALGORITHM REDUCES UNNECESSARY RIGHT VENTRICULAR PACING
G. Milasinovic, J. Sperzel, T.W. Smith, H. Mead, M.K. Hofman, S.M. Gallagher, S.J. Compton, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia

 376
38

SUCCESSFUL TRANSVENOUS DUAL-CHAMBER AICD AFTER THE CLASSIC FONTAN OPERATION FOR TRICUSPID ATRESIA
J.A. Lopez, Texas Heart Institute / St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

 377
39

BENEFIT OF CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE PATIENTS WITH MECHANICAL ASYNCHRONY
Y.S. Chong, K.H. Lam, K.H. Ng, A. Hussin, R. Omar, National Heart Institute, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 378
40

EFFECT OF PERCUTANEOUS INTERVENTIONS WITHIN THE CORONARY SINUS ON THE SUCCESS RATE OF THE IMPLANTATIONS OF RESYNCHRONIZATION PACEMAKERS
O. Kowalski, R. Lenarczyk, P. Pruszkowska-Skrzep, T. Zielinska, B. Sredniawa, A. Musialik-Lydka, S. Pluta, T. Kukulski, M. Szulik, Z. Kalarus, Silesian Medical School, Silesian Center for Heart Disease, Zabrze, Poland

 379
41

PACING LEAD-INDUCED SUPERIOR VENA CAVA SYNDROME AND SUBCLAVIAN VEIN STENOSIS: SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT BY BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY
H.W. Park, N.S. Yoon, J.Y. Moon, K.H. Kim, J.H. Kim, Y.K. Ahn, M.H. Jeong, J.G. Cho, J.C. Park, J.C. Kang, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea

 380
 

 

 
 

P307      Poster Session
PRIMARY PREVENTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN THE HEALTHY ADULT AND CHILD

 
42

OBESITY IS ASSOCIATED WITH LESS PLATELET INHIBITION TO LOW DOSE ASPIRIN IN PRIMARY PREVENTION
D.M. Becker, B. Bordeaux, L.R. Yanek, D. Vaidya, T. Moy, L.C. Becker, N. Faraday, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

 381
43

THE IMPACT OF ASPIRIN DOSE ON SEX-DIFFERENCES IN PLATELET REACTIVITY
R. Qayyum, L.R. Yanek, L.W. White, T.F. Moy, N.F. Faraday, L.C. Becker, D. Vaidya, D.M. Becker, Johns Hopkins,
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

 382
44

THE ATHEROPROTECTIVE AND PLAQUE-STABILIZING EFFECTS OF ENZYMATICALLY MODIFIED ISOQUERCITRIN IN ATHEROGENIC APOLIPOPROTEIN E-DEFICIENT MICE
K. Motoyama, H. Koyama, M. Moriwaki, K. Emura, S. Okuyama, E. Sato, M. Inoue, A. Shioi, Y. Nishizawa, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan

 383
45

RELATION OF ADULT HEIGHT WITH STROKE MORTALITY IN JAPAN -THE NIPPONDATA80-
A. Hozawa, Y. Murakami, T. Okamura, T. Kadowaki, K. Nakamura, T. Hayakawa, Y. Kita, Y. Nakamura, A. Okayama, H. Ueshima, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan

 384
46

A RANDOMIZED COMMUNITY-BASED INTERVENTION TO REDUCE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK: THE HEART SCORE STUDY
K.L. Sward, A.O. Dinga, K.E. Kip, S.R. Mulukutla, O.C. Marroquin, A.N. Aiyer, S.E. Reis,
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

 385
47

WHY TO DO PRIMARY PREVENTION FOR WOMEN IN A STATE-RUN HEALTH SYSTEM
A. Bader, M. Hochleitner, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

 386
48

CORRELATION OF METABOLIC SYNDROME AND MILD TO MODERATE CALCIFIED AORTIC VALVE STENOSIS
G.D. Spyromitros, K.G. Koronidis, I.A. Tsoynos, Cardiology Department, General Hospital of Katerini, Katerini, Greece

 387
49

EFFECT OF A GRAPE SEED EXTRACT (GSE) ON BLOOD PRESSURE IN SUBJECTS WITH PRE-HYPERTENSION
B. Lu, M. Robinson, T. Kappagoda, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

 388
50

RISK OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE IS SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASED IN EDENTULOUS PATIENTS: A META-ANALYSIS
A. Bahekar, S. Singh, S. Saha, J. Molnar, R. Arora,
Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA

 389
51

HOW TO DO PREVENTION IN IMMIGRANT TURKISH WOMEN
A. Bader, M. Hochleitner, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria

 390
52

MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY IMPROVED THE QUALITY OF DIET IN KOREAN HYPERLIPIDEMIC PATIENTS
R.W. Choue, H.J. Lim, Y.Y. Kim, Y.M. Choi, I.H. Lee,
Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

 391
53

THE STUDY OF THE EFFECT OF CYNABILE DRUG (CYNARA SCOLYMUS EXTRACT) ON THE LEVEL OF PLASMA HOMOCYSTEINE
P. Yaghmaei, K. Parivar, A. Parvin, Science and Research of Islamic Azad University of Tehran, Iran

 392
 

 

 
 

P308      Poster Session
MISCELLANEOUS

 
54

ADJACENT DISPERSION OF VENTRICULAR REPOLARIZATION IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
S. Khosropanah, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran

 393
55

FRAGMENTED QRS IN PREMATURE VENTRICULAR COMPLEX ON A 12 LEAD ECG PREDICTS MYOCARDIAL SCAR 
H.S. Suradi, M.A. Michael, M.K. Das, Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

 394
56

THE EFFECT OF CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING WITH COLD BLOOD VERSUS CRYSTALLOID, WITH AND WITHOUT TOPICAL COOLING ON VENTRICULAR REPOLARIZATION
S. Khosropanah, M.H. Nemati, M. Nikparvar, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

 395
57

EFFECTS OF AEROBIC EXERCISE ON HEART RATE VARIABILITY (HRT)
W.S. Choi, S.J. Lee, W.I. Rhee,
St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University, Seoul, Korea

 396
58

FACTOR VII HYPERCOAGULANT ACTIVITY IN INSULIN RESISTANT CORONARY HEART DISEASE (CHD) PATIENTS
R.A. Karatela, G.S.Karatela, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 397
59

THE EFFECT OF EMLA CREAM ON THE WRIST PAIN DURING TRANS-RADIAL CORONARY INTERVENTION
J.Y. Kim, J. Yoon, B.S. Yoo, S.H. Lee, K.H. Choe,
Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Korea

 398
60

ANTISENSE ANTIBODY DRUG CONJUGATE (AADC) CONSISTING OF OXIDIZED LDL HAIRPIN SIRNA FUSED WITH PROTAMINE TO NFKB FAB AND LINKED WITH VALINE-CITRULLINE TO VINORELBINE ERADICATES RADIATION INDUCED ARTERIOSCLEROSIS, PROTHROMBOTIC EFFECTS, ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUE AND INNATE IMMUNITY AFTER DOWNREGULATION OF VASCULAR INFLAMMATORY GENES AND BCL-XL PHOSPHORYLATION LEADING TO APOPTOSIS IN VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS (VSMC)
J. Giannios, I. Koliopulos, P. Ginopulos, N. Alexandropulos

 399
61

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EXERCISE INDUCED DYSPNEA AND DOPPLER-DERIVED DIASTOLIC FUNCTION AMONG SOUTH ASIAN COHORT
S. Nasim, N. Nadeem, Aga Khan University Karachi Pakistan

 400
 

 

 
14:00 - 18:00    
Board No.

 

 POSTER HALL

 

P401      Poster Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE/HEART VALVE SURGERY

 
1

STATIN AND ANGIOTENSIN-TYPE1 RECEPTOR BLOCKER SUPPRESS AORTIC VALVE DEGENERATION IN SUPER-AGED- APOLIPOPROTEIN E-DEFICIENT MICE
K. Ishikawa, Y. Kamiyama, A. Kobayashi, S. Kimura, Y. Maruyama, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan

 462
2

PHENTERMINE ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH TOPIRAMATE IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH VALVULAR HEART DISEASE
K.M. Gadde, J.G. Jollis, W.W. Day, Duke University Medical Centre, Durham, NC, USA

 463
3

ENDOCARDITIS AS COMPLICATION OF CENTRAL LINE INFECTIONS
M.P. Chrissoheris, R. Ali, C. Libertin, A. Ghantous, T.J. Donohue, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven Connecticut, USA

 464
4

CARPENTIER-EDWARDS SUPRA-ANNULAR MITRAL PORCINE BIOPROSTHESIS RE-ASSESSMENT AND EXPECTATIONS TO 18 YEARS 
W.R.E. Jamieson, V.M. Gudas, L.H. Burr, M.T.  Janusz, G.J. Fradet, H Ling, E. Germann, S.V. Lichtenstein, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 465
5

PERCUTANEOUS MITRAL BALLOON VALVULOPLASTY IN ASYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS
M. Napodano, C. Fraccaro, G. Tarantini, R. Razzolini, S. Iliceto, A. Ramondo, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

 466
6

SINGLE-SUTURE LINE PERICARDIAL STENTLESS VALVES: A NEW TOOL FOR AORTIC VALVE DISEASE 
A. Repossini, I. Kotelnikov, G. Caprioli, Humanitas Gavazzeni, Bergamo, Italy

 467
7

POSTOPERATIVE VERSUS PREDICTED INCIDENCE OF PATIENT-PROSTHESIS MISS-MATCH FOLLOWING MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT USING STENTED BIOPROSTHESIS
P. Totaro, V. Argano, Civic Hospital, Brescia, Italy

 468
8

EVALUATION OF THE LEFT VENTRICULAR ASYNCHRONY IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT BEFORE AND AFTER SURGICAL CLOSURE
M. Esmaeilzadeh, A. Sadatnaseri, F. Noohi, M. Maleki, A. Mohebbi, S.Z.M. Ojaghi Haghighi, A. Sadeghpour, N. Samiei, Shaheed Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical Center, Tehran, Iran

 469
9

QUADRANT PULMONARY OEDEMA
W. Mullens, J.L.C. De Keyser, K. Dujardin, Jan Yperman Ziekenhuis, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

 470
 

 

 
 

P402      Poster Session
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH II

 
10

RESVERATROL ACTIVATES SRC HOMOLOGY 2-CONTAINING TYROSINE PHOSPHATASE AND INHIBITS ANGIOTENSIN II-INDUCED PROLIFERATION IN RAT CARDIAC FIBROBLASTS
J-C. Liu, Y-L. Chen, C-H. Chen, H. Lin, J-J. Chen, T-H. Cheng, Taipei Medical University, Taipei and Taipei Medical University-Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C

 471
11

DIRECT EFFECTS OF LEPTIN ON MYOCARDIAL EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX COMPONENTS IN NEONATAL RAT CARDIAC FIBROBLASTS
K.N. Schram, P.Rengasmay, M.C Wong, I. Dixon, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 472
12

INSULIN PROTECTS THE HEART AGAINST MI/R INJURY: A CROSS-TALK BETWEEN PI3K/AKT AND JNKS
H.T. Liu, H.C. Wang, W.Y. Guo, F. Gao,
Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China

 473
13

ATTENUATION OH HYPOOSMOTIC STRESS-INDUCED ANP SECRETION IN HYPERTROPHIED ATRIA
G. Bai, J.H. Han, K. Yuan, S.Z. Kim, W.H. Park, S.H. Kim, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, Korea

 474
14

OVER-EXPRESSION OF CALRETICULIN IN ADULT CARDIAC MYOCYTES 
I. Neveux, J. McDonald, M. Valencik,
University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada, USA

 476
15

A STRATEGY OF RETROGRADE INJECTION OF BONE MARROW MONONUCLEAR CELLS INTO THE MYOCARDIUM FOR THE TREATMENT OF ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
S. Yokoyama, N. Fukuda, T. Kawano, Y. Watanabe, Y. Yamada, S. Takakura, S. Hirayama, S. Saito, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

 477
16

ENDOTHELIN RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST CPU0213 REVERSES ISOPROTERENOL INDUCED DOWNREGULATION OF PHOSPHOLAMBAN AND FKBP12.6
Y. Feng, D.Z. Dai, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

 478
17

STEM CELLS TO THE RESCUE:  NOVEL TREATMENTS FOR ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
D. Rosenstrauch, G. Poglajen, Y.J. Geng, N. Zidar, I.D. Gregoric, J. Gill, T. Josef, H. Shelat, D.D. McPherson, J.T. Willerson, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, and The Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas and The Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

 479
18

RELATION TO HELICOBACTER PYLORI AND CHLAMYDIA PNEUMONIAE IN PATIENT WITH MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN GORGAN
H. Bazzazi, M.A. Ramezani, E. Ghaemi, A.R. Ahmadi, M. Bazouri, H.R. Pordeli, A. Mohamadi-Bondarkheyli, Islamic Azad University-Gorgan Branch, Gorgan, Golestan, Iran

 480
 

 

 
 

P403      Poster Session
HYPERTENSION: BASIC AND CLINICAL

 
19

MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASE-9 (MMP-9), MMP-2, AND SERUM ELASATASE ACTIVITY ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SYSTOLIC HYPERTENSION AND ARTERIAL STIFFNESS
Yasmin, C.M. McEniery, S. Wallace, Z. Dhakam, P. Pusalkar, K. Maki-Petaja, M.J. Ashby, J.R. Cockcroft, I.B. Wilkinson, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

 481
20

PREVENTION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION DETERIORATION IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION, ELEVATED LEFT VENTRICULAR END DIASTOLIC PRESSURE, NORMAL EJECTION FRACTION AND NORMAL CORONARIES
C.O. Ezeugwu, D. Dada, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

 482
21

ROLE OF HEME OXYGENASE SYSTEM IN THE REGULATION OF CIRCULATION IN CONSCIOUS RATS
H. Hirakawa, Y. Hayashida, Chikuhou Social Insurance Hospital, Nogata, Fukuoka, Japan

 483
22

SALT LOADING ON PLASMA ASYMMETRICAL DIMETHYLARGININE AND THE PROTECTIVE ROLE OF POTASSIUM SUPPLEMENT IN NORMOTENSIVE SALT-SENSITIVE ASIANS
F. Yuan, M. Jian-Jun, H. Long-Chong, W. Si-Cen, L. Zhi-Quan, Xian Jiaotong University Medical School No 1 Hospital, China

 484
24

ROLE OF COAGULATION FACTOR VII HYPERCOAGULANT ACTIVITY IN INSULIN-RESISTANT HYPERTENSIVE SUBJECTS
R.A. Karatela
, G.S. Sainani, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

 486
25

HEART FAILURE WITH NORMAL ELECTROCARDIOGRAM. HYPERTENSION THE MOST PREVALENT ETIOLOGY
N. Murga, J.L. Lopez-Sendon, M. Crespo, J. Aznar, L. Ruiz, A. Matali, J. Blanco, J. Aznar-Vicente, Hospital de Basurto, Bilbao

 487
26

PLASMA LIPID LEVELS IN NEWLY DIAGNOSED HYPERTENSIVES IN NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA
M.A. Talle, O. Enyikwola, A. Adelaiye, College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria

 488

 

 
 

P404      Poster Session
MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS AND CORONARY DISEASE

 
 27

LOX-1 IS INVOLVED IN HIGH FAT DIET-INDUCED ARTERIAL LIPID-DEPOSITION IN SHR-SP
A. Nakano, F. Sugawara, Y. Fujita, I. Yamaguchi, N. Inoue, T. Sawamura,
National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan

 489
 28

INFLUENCE OF APOLIPOPROTEIN A-I POLYMORPHISM ON RESPONSE TO PRAVASTATIN IN CHINESE HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC PATIENTS
X.L. Zhao, F. Wu, J.F. Ji, S.J. Guo, S.M. Wang, H. Zhou, J.J. Li, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

 490
 29

OXIDIZED LDL CAN PREDICT THE SEVERITY OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN YOUNG PATIENTS WITH AN ACUTE CORONARY EVENT
K. Triantafyllou,
S. Koulouris, D. Sakellariou, S. Pastromas, M. El-Ali, A. Papapanagiotou, C. Nounopoulos, A. Kalofoutis, V. Kokkinou, A.S. Manolis, Evagelismos General Hospital Athens, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece

 491
 30

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TAQI POLYMORPHISMS AT CHOLESTEROL ESTER TRANSFER PROTEIN AND THE EFFICACY OF POLOCOSANOL
X.L. Zhao
, Y.L. Cui, F. Wu, S.J. Guo, S.M. Wang, H. Zhou, J.J. Li, J.F. Ji, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

 492
 31

RECOVERY OF IMPAIRED CORONARY FLOW RESERVE BY ROSUVASTATIN IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
D.H. Kang, M.J. Kim, J.M. Song, M.K. Hong, J.K. Song, S.W. Park, S.J. Park, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea 

 493
 32

EFFECTS OF ROSUVASTATIN ON PROBNP LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
E. Okuyan, D. Tigli, M.O. Levent, A. Uslu, A.E. Torun, Serifebaci State Hospital, Kastamonu, Turkey

 494
 33

COMPARISON OF THE EFFECTS OF LOW CALORIE DIET WITH LEVOSTATIN ON SERUM LIPOPROTEINS,APOB-100, HOMOCYSTEINE AND TOTAL ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY IN OBESE HYPERLIPIDEMIC PATIENTS
F. Shidfar, J. Hajmiresmail, S. Hosseyni, S. Shidfar, I. Heydari, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

 495
 34

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN APOLIPOPROTEINB CONCENTRATIONS AND HDL SUBCLASSES DISTRIBUTION 
L. Tian, X. Wu, M. FU, Y. Qin, Y. Xu, L. Jia, Y. Tian,
Sichuan University, Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China

 496
 35

DIFFERENTIAL EFFECT OF STATINS ON HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN CHOLESTEROL LEVEL
S.H. Kim, M.K. Kim, Y.Y. Yoon, J.H. Zo, M.A. Kim, H.S. Kim, D.W. Sohn, B.H. Oh, Y.B. Park, Y.S. Choi, Seoul National University College of Medicine and Seoul Metropolitan Boramae Hospital, South Korea

 497
 36

EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTATION OF FENUGREEK SEEDS (TRIGONELLA FOENUM –GRAECUM) ON LIPID PROFILE OF HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC SUBJECTS
A.M. Chutani
, N. Dwivedi, S.T. Wig, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

 498
 

 

 
 

P405    Poster Session
CATHETER-BASED CORONARY INTERVENTIONS

 
 37

MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY OF PATIENTS WITH NORMAL ELECTROCARDIOGRAMS AND ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTIONS UNDERGOING DIRECT PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION OF THE LEFT CIRCUMFLEX ARTERY
J. Cavalcante, M. Al-Mallah, D. Kenigsberg, S.C. Krishnan, S. Khanal, Henry Ford Heart & Vascular Institute, Detroit, MI, USA

 499
 38

PREVALENCE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF ECTASIA IN 10,500 PATIENTS HAVING CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
G.D. Giannoglou, A.P. Antoniadis, Y.S. Chatzizisis, E. Damvopoulou,
G.E. Parcharidis, G.E. Louridas, AHEPA University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 500
 39

EFFECT OF PERCUSURGE DEVICE ON MICROVASCULATURE INTEGRITY AND OUTCOME DURING PRIMARY CORONARY INTERVENTION
H.K. Yip
, C.J. Wu, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC

 501
 40

GENDER RELATED DIFFERENCES IN 17500 CASES HAVING CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
G.D. Giannoglou, A.P. Antoniadis, Y.S Chatzizisis, E. Damvopoulou,
G.E. Parcharidis, G.E. Louridas, AHEPA University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 502
 42

PREVALENCE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF LEFT MAIN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN 17,300 CASES
G.D. Giannoglou, A.P. Antoniadis, Y.S. Chatzizisis, E. Damvopoulou,
G.E. Parcharidis, G.E. Louridas, AHEPA University Hospital, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 504
 43

PREDICTORS OF 30-DAY MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH STEMI TREATED WITH PRIMARY ANGIOPLASTY
M. Pyda, M.Lanocha, M. Korybalska, K. Ksiazek, S. Grajek, A. Katarzynska, M.Lesiak, M. Grygier, J. Witowski, A. Cieslinski, University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland

 505
 44

A CONTRAST REMOVAL SYSTEM FROM THE CORONARY SINUS USING AN ADSORBING COLUMN DURING CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY IN SWINE
I. Michishita, Yokohama Sakae Kyosai Hospital, Yokohama, Japan Hospital, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

 506
 45

PROGNOSIS ACCORDING TO GENDER AFTER PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
J. Lacalzada, A. Barragan, A. Duque, G. Yanes, C. Enjuanes, I. Hernandez, S. Rodriguez, I. Laynez, F. Bosa, F. Marrero, Universitary

 507
 46

EARLY AND LATE RESULTS OF PERCUTANEOUS BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY OF INFERIOR VENA CAVA IN BUDD-CHIARI SYNDROME. SINGLE CENTER REPORT OF FOUR INTERESTING CASES
M. Ebrahimi, H. Modaghegh, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

 508
 47

PREDICTORS AND TIME-RELATED IMPACT OF DISTAL EMBOLIZATION DURING DIRECT ANGIOPLASTY
M. Napodano, C. Fraccaro, G. Tarantini, R. Razzolini, S. Iliceto, A. Ramondo, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

 509
 48

EFFECTS OF LEVOSIMENDAN VERSUS DOBUTAMINE ON LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH CARDIOGENIC SHOCK AFTER PRIMARY ANGIOPLASTY
A. Dominguez-Rodriguez, S. Samimi-Fard, M.J. Garcia-Gonzalez, P. Abreu-Gonzalez, University
Hospital of Canarias, Tenerife, Spain

 510
 49

THROMBUS ASPIRATION WITH EXPORT CATHETER IN ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
G. Vittori
, M. Margheri, T. Chechi, E. Falchetti, J. Cosgrave, G. Spaziani, I. Ricceri, C. Giglioli, S. Valente, G.F. Gensini, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy

 511
 50

DYNAMICS OF LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH RECURRENT ISCHEMIA AFTER PERCUTANEOUS REVASCULARIZATION
V.A. Kuznetsov, G.V. Kolunin, I.P. Zyrianov, A.V. Panin, D.V. Krinochkin, L.J. Frazin, E.A. Gorbatenko, P.I. Pavlov, M.I. Bessonova, A.V. Pavlov, Tyumen Cardiology Center, Tyumen, Russia

 512
 51

PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY IN 2005 ARE OLDER AND HAVE A HIGHER PREVALENCE OF DIABETES, HYPERTENSION, AND INCREASED BODY MASS INDEX THAN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY IN 1996
K. Kalapatapu, H. Dilmanian, W.S. Aronow, S. Kaplan, A.L. Pucillo, M.B. Weiss, C.E. Monsen, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

 513
 

 

 
 

P406      Poster Session
SECONDARY PREVENTION, PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION, CARDIAC REHAB

 
 52

THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF C-REACTIVE PROTEIN IN PATIENTS WITH NORMAL OR NON-OBSTRUCTIVE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AT ANGIOGRAPHY
M.T. Chou, C.C. Cheng, Z.C. Chen, T.Y. Huang, Chime-Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan

 514
 53

FACTORS PREDICTIVE OF INPATIENT HOSPITAL MORTALITY AFTER ACUTE ISCHEMIC STROKE
M. Moonis, K. Kane, M. Fisher, UMass Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA

 516
 55

NEUTROPHILS AND INTERLEUKIN-6 PREDICT LONG-TERM SURVIVAL AFTER ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTIONS
P. Jaremo, O. Nilsson, The Vrinnevi Hospital, Norrkoping, Sweden

 518
 56

ANTIPLATELET AGENTS USE ASSOCIATED WITH REDUCED SEVERITY OF ACUTE ISCHEMIC STROKE
M. Moonis, L. Busekroos, K. Kane, M. Fisher, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA 

 519
 57

ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS AND THE TREATMENT OF WOMEN WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
J.R. Enriquez, P. Pratap, J.P. Zbilut, J.E. Calvin, A.S. Volgman, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

 520
 58

INCREASED SYMPTOMS OF FATIGUE IN THE COURSE OF A 12-MONTH PERIOD PREDICT READMISSION IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
O.R.F. Smith, A.A. Schiffer, J.B. Winter, Y. Gidron, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

 521
 59

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CURRENT HELICOBACTER PYLORI INFECTION AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
S.H. Her, H.J. Yoon, D.B. Kim, J.M. Lee, S.W. Jin, P.J. Kim, H.Y.Kim, K.B. Kim, J.H. Kim, J.H. Kim, College of Medicine The Catholic University of Korea, Korea

 522
 60

STERNAL WOUND INFECTIONS FOLLOWING CARDIAC SURGERY: RISK FACTOR ANALYSIS AND INTERDISCIPLINARY TREATMENT 
T. Strecker, J. Roesch, A. Bach, R.E. Horch, M. Weyand, U. Kneser, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Center of Cardiac Surgery, Germany

 523
 61

D-DIMER AS  A RISK FACTOR FOR OCCULT CANCER AND CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS IN THE PROLONG STUDY
B. Cosmi, C. Legnani, E. Favaretto, G. Guazzaloca, A. Tripodi, G. Palareti, S.Orsola-Malpighi University Hospital, Dept. of Angiology and Blood Coagulation "M.Golinelli", Bologna Italy

 524
 62

IMPACT OF CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH STATUS ON PERFORMANCE OF SIX-MINUTE WALK TEST AMONG FILIPINOS  
C.O.B. Aquino, R.F.J. Abarquez, F.E.R. Punzalan, E.P. Pacheco, D.P. Solimen, Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines

 525
 

 

 
 

P407      Poster Session
PRACTICE GUIDELINES, COST CONTAINMENT

 
 63

A MULTICENTER RANDOMIZED TRIAL TO COMPARE THE ACHIEVEMENT OF HEMOSTASIS AND AMBULATION BETWEEN A SUTURE-MEDIATED CLOSURE AND A COLLAGEN BASED HEMOSTASIS DEVICE
K. Nasu, E. Tsuchikane, T. Suzuki, Y. Oikawa, T. Ozaki, M.Yamaki, H. Otake, Toyohashi Heart Center, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan

 526
 64

EVALUATION OF THE EFFECT OF ACTIVE EDUCATION ON ANXIETY LEVEL IN PATIENTS WAITING FOR CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY
A. Tabatabaee, Islamic Azad University, Quchan, Khorasan, Iran, Medical Science University, Mashhad, Iran

 528
 65

DISEASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES FOR HEART FAILURE: WHAT ARE THE CRUCIAL CHARACTERISTICS? D.S.F. Yu, D.R. Thompson, The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK

 529
 

 

 
 

P408      Poster Session
ANTITHROMBOTIC AND ANTIPLATELET ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY FOR PTCA

 
 66

BLOCKADE OF FIBRINOGEN GAMMA CHAIN C-TERMINUS PREVENTS PLATELET-RICH THROMBUS FORMATION
C.Z. Liu, T.F. Huang, P.J. Tsai, Tzu Chi University, Hualien, Taiwan

 530
 67

DELAYED BIVALIRUDIN OR HEPARIN ADMINISTRATION FOR TRANSRADIAL CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY WITH POSSIBLE AD HOC PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
W.J. Cantor, S. Plante, L. Goldman, S. Miner, A. Ganapathy,
Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

 531
 68

SAFETY OF EPITAFIBATIDE IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME PATIENTS UNDER GOING EARLY ANGIOPLASTY WITH MILD RENAL INSUFFICIENCY
J. Maddury, A. Madhavapeddi, D. KV, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, AP, India

 532
 

 

 
 

P409      Poster Session
LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELING AFTER MI

 
69

THERAPEUTIC DRUGS DURING HEALING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTS MODIFY INFARCT COLLAGENS, AND VENTRICULAR DISTENSIBILITY
B.I. Jugdutt, H. Idikio, R. Uwiera, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 533
 

 

 
 

P410      Poster Session
ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME, ACUTE MI, BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS, ANTI-THROMBOTIC THERAPY

 
 70

MYELOPEROXIDASE CONCENTRATION PREDICTS SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE SYNDROME IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M.J. Garcia-Gonzalez, A. Dominguez-Rodriguez, P. Abreu-Gonzalez,
S. Samimi-Fard, A. Sanchez-Grande Flecha, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

 534
 72

INTERMITTENT PERIPHERAL TISSUE ISCHEMIA DURING CORONARY ISCHEMIA REDUCES MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION THROUGH A K-ATP DEPENDENT MECHANISM: FIRST DEMONSTRATION OF REMOTE ISCHEMIC PERCONDITIONING
M.R. Schmidt
, M. Smerup, I.E. Konstantinov, M.Shimizu, J. Li, M.Cheung, P.A. White, K.E. Sorensen, A. Redington, R. Kharbanda, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark 

 536
 73

TROPONIN INTRODUCTION INCREASED THE NUMBER OF PATIENTS WITH A DISCHARGE DIAGNOSIS OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION BUT DID NOT CHANGE OVERALL MORTALITY: A TWELVE-YEAR EXPERIENCE FROM A TERTIARY CARE CENTER
F.J. Al Badarin, R. Hasan, M. Jankawski, S. Khanal, J. McCord, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

 537
 74

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF BIVALIRUDIN VERSUS HEPARINS IN REDUCTION OF CARDIAC OUTCOMES IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME AND PCI
S. Singh, J. Molnar, R. Arora, Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA

 538
 75

ELEVATED CARDIAC TROPONIN I LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M. Blich, A. Sebbag, J. Attias, W. Markiewicz, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

 539
 76

THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF THE 12-LEAD ELECTROCARDIOGRAM (ECG) IN PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES (ACS): INSIGHTS FROM THE GLOBAL REGISTRY OF ACUTE CORONARY EVENTS (GRACE) ECG SUBSTUDY
M. Petrina, K.A. Eagle, J. Lopez-Sendon, P.G. Steg, K.A. Fox, M. Stiles, A. Quill, S.G. Goodman, Michael Reese Hospital, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

 540
 

 

 
 

P411      Poster Session
NEW CONCEPTS IN STRESS TESTING AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

 
77

ASSESSMENT OF DOPPLER DERIVED CORONARY FLOW RESERVE ADDS FURTHER DIAGNOSTIC VALUE TO BOTH STANDARD AND STRAIN-RATE DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
A. Vitarelli, Y. Conde, E. Cimino, S. D'Orazio, S. Stellato, D. Battaglia, V. Padella, F. Caranci, G. Continanza, O. Dettori, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

 541
 

 

 
 

P412      Poster Session
BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS OF ACUTE ISCHEMIA

 
78

TROPONIN, "HOW HIGH IS TOO HIGH?", AND CUMULATIVE VALUE OF BIOMARKERS IN PREDICTING SHORT TERM MORTALITY
A. Khaja, S. Gosavi, K. Aggarwal, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA

 62

 

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