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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


Sunday, July 29, 2007

8:30 - 12:30  

 POSTER HALL

Board No.

 

Abstract No.

 

P101    Poster Session
ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

 
1

EVALUATION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION USING SPECKLE TRACKING ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
T.T. Phan, G.N. Shivu, K. Abozguia, M. Frenneaux, University of Birmingham, UK

 44
2

SPONTANEOUS RETRACTION OF AN INTRAMYOCARDIAL DISSECTING HEMORRHAGE AND MULTIPLE LEFT VENTRICULAR THROMBUS FORMATIONS IN SUBACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME: A CASE REPORT WITH LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP
E. Bahlmann
, C. Schneider, L. Vitali Serdoz, M. Hoffmann-Riem, T. Broemel, K.H. Kuck, AK St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany

 45
3

LEFT ATRIAL VOLUME INDEX RESPONSE DURING DOBUTAMINE STRESS 
E.S. Tucay, R.E. Cuyco, R.D. Jara, N.D. Erquiza, Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City, Philippines

 46
5

PREVALENCE OF LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC ASYNCHRONY IN PATIENTS WITH SYSTOLIC HEART FAILURE 
M. Esmaeilzadeh, H. Saadatifar, M. Maleki, A. Mohebbi, S.Z.M. Ojaghi Haghighi, A. Sadeghpour, N. Samiei, F. Noohi, Shaheed Rajaie Heart Center, Tehran, Iran

 48
6

DETECTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE BY DOBUTAMINE STRESS TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH AORTIC STENOSIS
T.S. Siddiqui, B. Dawn, R. Lewis, A. Makkar, M.F. Stoddard, University of Louisville, Kentucky, KY, USA

 49
7

UTILITY OF PREOPERATIVE BARIATRIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING BARIATRIC SURGERY
D. Malhotra, S. Doddamani, D.M. Spevack, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

 50
 

 

 
 

P102    Poster Session
NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY

 
8

IS THE PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF A NORMAL TECHNETIUM-99M STRESS MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION (MYOVIEW TM) STUDY AFFECTED BY RACE?
A. Kaviya, K. Abdel-Aziz, M. Avison, R.A. Smith, M. Das, D.S. Bulugahapitiya, Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford, United Kingdom

 51
9

IMPAIRED MYOCARDIAL VASODILATATION DURING HYPERAEMIC STRESS WITH DIPYRIDAMOLE CAN BE IMPROVED BY SIMVASTATIN BUT NOT BY PRVASTATIN IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA
I. Yokoyama, Y. Inoue, T. Moritan, K. Ohtomo, R. Nagai, International University of Health and Welfare Sanno Hospital Tokyo, Japan

 52
 

 

 
 

P103    Poster Session
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH I

 
10

P21-ACTIVATED KINASE-2 INTEGRATES SIGNALING CROSSTALK BETWEEN AMPK-ALPHA2 AND P42/44MAPK TO MODULATE CHOLESTEROL HOMEOSTASIS
H.M. Wang, W. Huang, K.D. Mehta, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH, USA

 53
11

FORKHEAD TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR,FOXO3A REGULATES CYR61 LEADING TO INHIBITION OF NEOINTIMAL HYPERPLASIA
H.Y. Lee, B.H. Oh, H.J. Kang, K.W. Park, H.S. Kim, Seoul National University Hospital Dept of Internal Medicine, South Korea

 54
12

ATRIAL-RADIOFREQUENCY CATHETER ABLATION INDUCED FOCAL IMMIGRATION OF MESENCHYMAL STROMAL CELLS 
P.A. Schweizer, U. Krause, M. Koenen, J. Zehelein, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

 55
13

DIFFERENTIAL REGULATION OF STRETCH-ACTIVATED ANP RELEASE BY CHLORIDE CHANNELS
G.Y. Bai, J.H. Han, K.Yuan,
W.H. Park, S.Z. Kim, S.H. Kim, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea

 56
14

INTERACTION OF TYPE 1 NKT AND HELPER T CELLS WITH AUTOLOGOUS HUMAN PLAQUE-DERIVED VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM
W.L. Chan, N. Pejnovic, H Hamilton, T.V. Liew, D. Popadic, A. Poggi, S.M. Khan, Queen Mary University London, UK

 57
15

TIME COURSE OF CSE EXPRESSION AND ITS CATALYZING ACTIVITY IN RAT MODEL OF MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION 
Y.L. Fu, P.K. Moore, Y.Z. Zhu, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 58
16

EFFECT OF HIGH FAT/HIGH CHOLESTEROL DIET ON ATP BINDING CASSETTE TRANSPORTER A1 AND LIVER X RECEPTOR ALFA EXPRESSION IN MINIPIGS
C.K. Tang, X.R. Hao, D.L. Cao, Y.W. Hu, X.X. Li, Nanhua University, Hengyang, Hunan, China

 59
17

INTERACTION BETWEEN HYDROGEN SULFIDE (H2S) AND NITRIC OXIDE (NO) DURING THE PROCESS OF MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA IN RAT
C.Q. Chen, Y.C. Zhu, Y.Z. Zhu, Fu Dan University,
Shanghai, PR. China

 60
 

 

 
 

P104    Poster Session
BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS OF ACUTE ISCHEMIA

 
18

PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR INHIBITOR-1 AND INFLAMMATORY MARKERS IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WITH SHOCK
M.N. Akkus, G. Polat, M. Yurtdas, B. Akcay, N. Ercetin, D. Cicek, O. Doven,
Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey

 61
20

THE ADAPTIVE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND LONG-TERM OUTCOME IN PATIENTS WITH STABLE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: PREDICTIVE VALUE OF ROUTINE LABORATORY MEASUREMENTS
A. Niessner, S. Graf, M. Nikfardjam, S. Lehr, G. Maurer, J. Wojta, K. Huber, Medical University of Vienna, Austria

 63
21

DOES HIGH WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT BEFORE CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING SURGERY PREDICT CORONARY RESTENOSIS?
F. Rashidi, A. Rashdi, M. Kheiri, A. Ashrafizadeh, P. Jamshidi, Zanjan University of Medical Science, Zanjan, Iran

 64
 

 

 
 

P105    Poster Session
MYOCARDIAL STUNNING, HIBERNATION AND PRECONDITIONING

 
22

ISCHAEMIC POSTCONDITIONING, UNDERLYING SIGNALLING MECHANISMS
Y. Nishino, A.I. Ahmed, I. Webb, D. Alessi, M. Marber,
Rayne Institute, King's College London, London, UK

 65
 

 

 
 

P106    Poster Session
THE PLAQUE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

 
23

THE SYNERGISTIC EFFECTS OF STATINS AND APOA-I AS ANTI-INFLAMMATORY COMPOUNDS
B. Yekta, M. Navab, A.M. Fogelman, S. Hama, G. Hough, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 66
24

A STUDY OF THE OXIDATIVE STRESS AND ANTIOXIDANT ENZYMES IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES
R. Avasthi, B.K.Ram, B.D. Banerjee, R.Sharma, UCMS & GTB Hospital, Delhi, India

 67
25

EVALUATION OF STATINS IN DECREASING THE EARLY MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (A RANDOMIZED DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL)
A. Shahmohammadi Mousavi, M. Peighambari, N. Zafaranloo, L. Zahedi, Shaheed Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Tehran, Iran

 68
 

 

 
 

P107    Poster Session
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: THROMBOLYSIS AND REPERFUSION

 
26

IMPACT OF PERCUSURGE DEVICE CONJUGATIVE WITH NITROPRUSSIDE ON NO-REFLOW DURING PRIMARY CORONARY INTERVENTION
A.A. Youssef, C.J. Wu, H.K. Yip, Cardiology Department, Suez Canal University Hospital, Ismailia, Egypt

 69
27

NON-INVASIVE LOW FREQUENCY VIBRATION AS A POTENTIAL EMERGENCY ADJUNCTIVE TREATMENT FOR HEART ATTACK AND STROKE. AN IN-VITRO FLOW MODEL
F.G. Yohannes, A.K. Hoffmann, RDCS, Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, BC, Canada

 70
28

ACUTE HYPERGLYCEMIA DURING ISCHEMIA EXACERBATES MI/R INJURY AND ABOLISHES CARDIOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF GIK
H. Su, X. Sun, H.F. Zhang, C. Huang, X.M. Wang, H.C. Wang,
F. Gao, Xijing Hospital, FMMU, Xi’an, China

 71
29

GENDER DIFFERENCE IN THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY
M.H. Akbar, A. Barzigar, H. Rasht, Guilan Medical University, Iran

 72
 

 

 
 

P108    Poster Session
DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY: VARIOUS ETIOLOGIES

 
30

COMMUNITY HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE WITH TAKOTSUBO SYNDROME IN 38 PATIENTS WITH TWO YEAR FOLLOW UP
A. Gupta, R.J. Lundstrom, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Santa Clara, California, USA

 73
31

PREVALENCE OF CARDIAC TROPONIN I AUTOANTIBODIES IN NORMAL BLOOD DONOR AND TROPONIN POSITIVE PLASMA SAMPLES
M. Adamczyk, R.J. Brashear, P.G. Mattingly Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park Illinois, USA

 74
32

PATHOGENESIS OF CHRONIC CHAGAS HEART DISEASE  
J.A. Marin-Neto, E. Cunha-Neto, B.C. Maciel, M.V. Simoes, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 75
34

GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN PATIENTS WITH HIV INFECTION: CONCORDANCE AND DIFFERENCES IN  ESTIMATES ACCORDING TO THREE RISK EQUATIONS (FRAMINGHAM, SCORE AND PROCAM)
J. Pedro-Botet, H. Knobel, A. Guelar, P. Saballs, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain

 77
35

ECG IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
J. Madias, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of the New York/Cardiology Division, Elmhurst Hospital Center, USA

 78
37

CIRCULATING TENASCIN-C LEVELS ARE INCREASED IN PATIENTS WITH IDIOPATHIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
N. Aso, A. Tamura, J. Kadota, Oita University, Yufa, Oita, Japan

 80
38

CARDIOTROPIC AND HEPATOTROPIC VIRUSES IN THE MORPHOFUNCTIONAL AND CLINICAL PICTURE OF DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
T.T. Bochorishvili, M.A. Rogava, National Center of Therapy, Tbilisi, Georgia

 81
 

 

 
 

P109    Poster Session
RENAL ASPECTS - DIURETICS

 
39

THE EFFECT OF RENAL TRANSPLANTATION ON DISPERSION OF VENTRICULAR REPOLARIZATION
S. Khosropanah, S. Minaie, Shiraz University, Iran

 82
40

PREVENTION OF RADIOCONTRAST-INDUCED NEPHROPATHY AFTER CARDIAC ANGIOGRAPHY WITH N-ACETYLCYSTEINE
C.H. Hsu, H.W. Chang, J.D. Lee, P.H. Lo, J.J. Lin, H.T.Chou, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

 83
41

RELATION BETWEEN STENOSIS OF CORONARY AND RENAL ARTERIES
M. Ebrahimi, M.R. Abolfazli, E. Shafighi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

 84
 

 

 
 

P110    Poster Session
SUDDEN DEATH

 
43

PREDICTORS OF OUTCOMES OF CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION: DATA FROM SIRIRAJ CPR REGISTRY
R. Krittayaphong, P. Saengsung, T. Chawaruechai, S.Udompunturak, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

 86 
44

PREVALENCE OF BRUGADA ECG IN PATIENTS REFERRED FOR STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
A. Gitig, J. Fisher, R.J. Ostfeld, D.M. Spevack, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

 87
 

 

 
 

P111    Poster Session
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC TECHNIQUES OF MAPPING AND RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION

 
46

MAD HONEY INTOXICATION: 1 YEAR EXPERIENCE
A. Uslu, M.O. Levent, E. Okuyan, Serife Baci State Hospital, Kastamonu, Turkey

 89
47

IDIOPATHIC LEFT VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
H.R. Bonakdar, M. Tayyebi, Z. Emkanjoo, A. Alizadeh, M.V. Jorat, S. Sadr-Ameli, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical Center, Tehran, Iran

 90
48

ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF PATIENTS WITH EBSTEIN’S ANOMALY BEFORE AND AFTER ABLATION OF AN ACCESSORY ATRIOVENTRICULAR PATHWAY
P. Iturralde, S. Nava, G. Salica, A. Medeiros, M. Marquez, L. Colin, D. Victoria, A. De Micheli, M. Gonzalez, National Institute of Cardiology “Ignacio Chavez”, Mexico City, Mexico

 91
49

PACEMAPPING OF KOCH'S TRIANGLE AVOIDS AV BLOCK DURING ABLATION OF AVN RT
P. Delise, N. Sitta, L. Coro, M. Fantinel, A. Bonso, R. Mantovan, R. Verlato, F. Zoppo, D. D’Este, E. Marras, Divisions of Cardiology, Hospitals of Conegliano, Italy

 92
 

 

 
 

P112    Poster Session
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

 
50

CIRCADIAN VARIATION OF SYMPTOMATIC SUBACUTE STENT THROMBOSIS AFTER BARE-METAL STENT IMPLANTATION
A.Tamura, T.Watanabe, K.Nagase, T. Nakaishi, N. Aso, Y. Kawano, Y. Abe,
H. Zaizen, S. Yano, J. Kadota, Oita University, Yufu, Japan

 93
51

CLINICAL FEASIBILITY AND ANGIOGRAPHIC FOLLOW-UP OF ENDOVASCULAR STENT-GRAFT FOR TYPE B DISSECTION. EXPERIENCE OF A SINGLE CENTER IN BRAZIL
A.G. Daige, R.G. Wanderley, R.B. Favero, L.E. Pereira, I.S. Nunes, L.Z. Kanashiro, C.L. Albernaz, Santa Casa, Campo Grande, MS, Brazil

 94
52

NEW DISTAL EMBOLIC PROTECTION DEVICE USING A 3 DIMENSIONAL FILTER. FIBERNET: 1ST CAROTID HUMAN STUDY
M. Henry, A.Polydorou, I. Henry, A.Polydorou, M. Hugel, Cabinet de Cardiologie, Nancy, France

 95
53

EXAMINATION OF SEX AS AN INDEPENDENT RISK FACTOR FOR ADVERSE EVENTS AFTER CAROTID ENDARTERECTOMY
N.L. Harthun, G.L. Kongable, A.J. Baglioni, T.D. Meakem, I.L. Kron, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

 96
54

ACUTE AND LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP OF CAROTID STENTING IN FEMALE AND MALE PATIENTS WITH CAROTID STENOSIS: DOES GENDER HAVE AN EFFECT ON THE RESULT OF CAROTID STENTING?
J. Franke, C. Bauer, V. Woerner, S. Ghasemzadeh-Asl, N. Wunderlich, U. Oetjen, C. Thomalske, P. Schneider, M. Koch, H. Sievert, CardioVascular Center Frankfurt Sankt Katharinen, Frankfurt, Germany

 97
55

BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY PLUS CILOSTAZOL ADMINISTRATION VERSUS PRIMARY STENTING OF SMALL CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: FINAL RESULTS OF COMPASS
K. Nasu, E. Tsuchikane, Y. Takeda, T. Suzuki, Toyohashi Heart Center, Toyohashi, Japan

 98
56

THE ROLE OF THE SIZING BALLOON IN SELECTION OF THE PFO CLOSURE DEVICE SIZE
J.A. Alibegovic, R.F.B. Bonvini, U.S. Sigwart, P.AD. Dorsaz, EC. Camenzind, V.V. Verin,
University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland

 99
57

NEW CONCEPT FOR CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSION USING RETROGRADE APPROACH VIA THE SEPTAL BRANCH IN THE RCA
N. Ozawa, M. Shinozaki, T. Sato, T. Miyauchi, Yokohama Asahi General Hospital, Japan 

 100
58

OUTCOME OF MULTIPLE VS. SINGLE STENT DEPLOYMENT DURING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS
R. Sureddi, S. Aleti, R. Sukhija, W.S. Aronow, B.C. Phillips, J.L. Mehta, R. Sachdeva, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA

 101
59

COMPARATIVE OUTCOMES OF IN-HOSPITAL COMPLICATIONS FOLLOWING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION IN FEMALES
S. Nasim, S. Dhakam, N. Nadeeem, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

 103
60

THE AVERAGE STENT LENGTH IS LONGER AND THE AVERAGE STENT DIAMETER IS SHORTER IN PATIENTS WITH DRUG-ELUTING STENTS VERSUS BARE-METAL STENTS DURING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION 
K. Kalapatapu, H. Dilmanian, W.S. Aronow, M. Mundia, A.L. Pucillo, M.B. Weiss, C.E. Monsen, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

 104
61 EXPERIMENTAL IMPLANTATION OF BARE METAL STENTS COMPARED TO STENTS COVERED WITH BIOSYNTHETIC CELLULOSE IN RABBITS: A HISTOPATHOLOGIC STUDY
R. Bueno, E.E. Guerios, P. Andrade, D. Nercolini, J.C. Tarastchuk, Hospital Universitario Evangelico, Curitiba, Brazil
 105
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 POSTER HALL

 

P201    Poster Session
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH I

 
1

CHRONIC CILOSTAZOL THERAPY ATTENUATES MONOCROTALINE-INDUCED PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION IN RAT MODEL
L.T. Chang, C.K. Sun, J.J. Sheu, C.H. Chiang, A.A. Youssef, F.Y. Lee, C.J. Wu, H-K Yip, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, R.O.C

 195
2

ROLE OF HYDROGEN SULPHIDE IN ISCHEMIC DISEASE: POSSIBLE INTERACTIONS WITH CARBON MONOXIDE
Y.Y. Loke, Y.Z. Zhu, National University of Singapore, Singapore

 196
3

SUSTAINED STATIC PRESSURE STIMULATES PROLIFERATION OF SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL VIA THE CAVEOLIN-1/EXTRACELLULAR SIGNAL-REGULATED KINASE PATHWAY
D.X. Luo, C.L. Xia, S.Y. He, B.Y. Zhu, S.Y. Kuang, L. Liang, C.X. Xu, Q.H. Tuo, D.F. Liao,
Nanhua University, Hengyang, Hunan

 197
4

CAFFEINE POTENTIATES ENDOTHELIAL TISSUE FACTOR EXPRESSION THROUGH INHIBITION OF S6K PHOSPHORYLATION
C. Gebhard, G.G. Camici, A. Akhmedov, B. von Rickenbach, S.F. Stampfli, T.F. Luscher, F.C. Tanner, University of Zurich, Switzerland

 198
5

VKORCA HAPLOTYPES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH ARTERIAL VASCULAR DISEASES
R. Hui, Y. Wang, Sino-German Laboratory for Molecular Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute & Fuwai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

 199
6

RELEASE OF CALCITONIN GENE-RELATED PEPTIDE FROM THE JUGULAR-NODOSE GANGLION COMPLEX IN RATS
T. Strecker, A. Dieterle, M. Weyand, K.Messlinger, S.Koulchitsky, Center of Cardiac Surgery, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

 200
7

ENDOTHELIN RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST CPU0213 INHIBITS ISOPROTERENOL OR H2O2 INDUCED ABNORMAL EXPRESSION OF CA2+ HANDLING SYSTEM IN NEONATAL CARDIOMYOCYTES 
N. Jia, D-Z. Dai, N. Li, Y. Dai, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

 201
8

NON-INVASIVELY MEASURED AORTIC PULSE WAVE VELOCITY FOR DETECTION OF OBSTRUCTIVE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
J. Maddury, A. Madhavapeddi, M. Ram, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences, AP, India 

 202
9

ROLE OF THE PEROXYNTRITE-POLY(ADP-RIBOSE) POLYMERASE PATHWAY IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF RESTENOSIS
G.B. Szabo, University of Heidelberg, Germany

 203
10

DAXX MEDIATES APOPTOSIS OF RAW264.7 CELLS INDUCED BY OXIDIZED LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
Q.Z. He, D.F. Liao,
Nanhua University, Hengyang, Hunan, China 

 204
11

ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY SLOW  FLOW
M. Gokce, S. Kaplan, A. Orem, T. Erdogan, M. Kucukosmanoglu, Karadeniz Technical University, Faculty of Medicine, Trabzon, Turkey

 205
12

PROINFLAMMATORY GENETIC PROFILES IN SUBJECTS WITH HISTORY OF ISCHEMIC STROKE
A. Flex, E.  Gaetani, G. Straface, F. Biscetti, F. Angelini, G. Pecorini, P. Pola, R. Pola, Laboratory of Vascular Biology and Genetics, Rome, Italy

 206
 

 

 
 

P202    Poster Session
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY/CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE 

 
13

GLUCOSE-INSULIN INFUSION IMPROVES CARDIAC FUNCTION DURING FETAL TACHYCARDIA
M.R. Schmidt, S.B. Kristiansen, P. White, M. Smerup, H.E. Botker, M. Vogel, V. Hjortdal, K.E. Sorensen, A. Redington, Aarhus Univeristy Hospital, Denmark

 207
14

DO PARENTAL RATINGS ON COGNITION REFLECT NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL OUTCOME IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE? 
M. Miatton, D. De Wolf, K. Francois, E. Thiery, G. Vingerhoets, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

 208
15

INTELLECTUAL, NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL, AND BEHAVIORAL FUNCTIONING IN CHILDREN WITH TETRALOGY OF FALLOT
M. Miatton, D. De Wolf, K. Francois, E. Thiery, G. Vingerhoets, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

 209
16

BALLOON AORTIC VALVOTOMY AS A REASONABLE MID-TERM PALLIATION
D. De Wolf, B. Suys, J. Panzer, W. Decaluwe, K. De Groote, H. Verhaaren, D. Matthys, UZ Gent, Ghent , Belgium 

 210
17

A NOVEL AORTIC ARCH RECONSTRUCTION METHOD FOR SINGLE VENTRICLE WITH SYSTEMIC OUTFLOW AND ARCH OBSTRUCTION
Y Naito, Y Harada, S Uchita, K Takizawa, G Satomi, S Yasukochi, H Matsui, Nagano Children's Hospital, Azumino-shi, Nagano, Japan

 211
18

EFFECTS OF PREOPERATIVE STATIN THERAPY ON SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY
J. Rubio, J. Martinez, J. Sierra, B. Adrio, J. Garcia, University Hospital, Santiago de Compostela, Spain 

 212
19

P-SELECTIN EXPRESSION AND GPIIB/IIIA POLYMORPHISM IN CONGENITAL CYANOTIC HEART DISEASE: RELEVANCE TO PALLIATIVE SYSTEMIC-PULMONARY SHUNT AND HAEMOSTATIC PARAMETERS 
F.M. Gomaa, H.G. Metwaly, S.S. Elsoda, Cairo University, Egypt

 213
20

PERCUTANEOUS CLOSURE OF THE SECUNDUM ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT IN ELDERLY PATIENTS
S. Yalonetsky, A. Lorber, A. Khoury, Rambam Medical Center, Pediatric Cardiology & GUCH, Haifa, Israel

 214
21

CHRONIC PULMONARY THROMBOEMBOLISM IN A PATIENT WITH A FONTAN CIRCULATION: PERCUTANEOUS MANAGEMENT
P. Dehghani, N. Collins, L. Benson, University Health Network, Adult Congenital Heart Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 215
22

TRANSCATHETER CLOSURE OF LEFT SIDED SUPERIOR VENA CAVA DRAINING INTO LEFT ATRIUM
P. Dehghani, L. Benson, E. Horlick, University Health Network, Adult Congenital Heart Program, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 216
 

 

 
 

P203    Poster Session
LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY 

 
23

EVALUATION OF THE RIGHT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION BY STRAIN IN HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY AFTER SEPTAL ABLATION
D. Zemanek, J. Veselka, P. Tomasov, M. Sedlakova, K. Linharotova, University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

 217
24

ACUTE EFFECTS OF CAFFEINE ON RIGHT AND LEFT DIASTOLIC FUNCTION
M.L. Sabas, M.N. Almajar, A.H.P. Bautista, R.E. Ramboyong, E.J.F. Ramos, E.S. Tucay, The Medical City Hospital, Pasig City, Philippines

 218
25

CORONARY BLOOD FLOW IN LEFT ARTERIAL DESCENDING ARTERY AND INTRAMYOCARDIAL ARTERY IN PATIENTS WITH ASYMMETRIC LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY
E.N. Pavlyukova, A.A. Aksenova, R.S. Karpov, Institute of Cardiology, Tomsk, Russia

 219
26

SPIRONOLACTONE IMPROVES DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IN THE ELDERLY
C. Roongsritong, P. Sutthiwan, J. Bradley, J. Simoni, S. Power, G.E. Meyerrose,
Texas Tech University HSC, Lubbock, TX, USA

 220
27

VARIED EXPRESSION OF CONNEXIN43 AND FKBP12.6 BETWEEN LEFT AND RIGHT VENTRICLE CONTRIBUTES TO REPERFUSION DISPERSION IN ISOPROTERENOL STIMULATED RAT HEARTS
X.Y. Tang, D.Z. Dai, Y. Dai, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

 221
28

PERCUTANEOUS SEPTAL ABLATION WITH ABSORBABLE GELATIN SPONGE IN HYPERTROPHIC OBSTRUCTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY
G. Llamas-Esperon, S. Sandoval-Navarrete, R. Munoz-Sandoval,
Hospital Cardiologica Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico

 222
29

ANALYSIS OF THE ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CRITERIA IN DETERMINING LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY AMONG FILIPINO PATIENTS
A.R. Uy, J.S. Tuason, C.M. Banez, E.S. Caguioa, The Heart Station University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines

 223
 

 

 
 

P204    Poster Session
PREDICTORS AND MARKERS OF HEART FAILURE OUTCOME

 
30

PREDICTORS OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE IN PATIENTS ON MAINTENANCE HEMODIALYSIS
S.Ito, M.Sugiura, T.Yoshida, S. Murai, Nagoya City Moriyama Municipal Hospital, Aichi, Japan 

 224
31

RISK FACTOR, PROGNOSTIC PREDICTOR AND PROGNOSIS OF HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED SYSTOLIC FUNCTION IN JAPAN
K. Uchino, T. Ishigami, T. Sugano, H. Ogawa, Y. Yamakawa, Y. Matsushita, K. Matsumoto, T. Ishikawa, K. Kimura, S. Umemura, Yokohama City University, Japan

 225
32

MECHANICAL VENTILATION IN POST MI CARDIOGENIC SHOCK
S.G. Drakos, M. Anastasiou-Nana, M. Bonios, E. Tsagalou, G. Maroulidis, E.I. Charitos, A. Ntalianis, J. Venetsanakos, J. Kanakakis, J. Nanas,
University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece

 226
33

BNP CHANGES AND QTC PROLONGATION DURING EXERCISE TEST IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE
R. Grybauskiene, D. Karciauskaite, Z. Bertasiene, G. Urbonaviciene, P. Grybauskas, J. Janenaite, I. Milvidaite, I. Bluzaite, Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania

 227
34

STROKE AFTER CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE
N. Kedia, A. Rassi, N. Vora, University of Arizona: Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA

 228
36

POST DISCHARGE LONG-TERM PROGNOSIS OF PATIENTS WITH POST MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION CARDIOGENIC SHOCK
S.G. Drakos, M.Bonios, J. Kanakakis, J. Terrovitis, E. Tsagalou, A. Ntalianis,
G. Maroulidis, S. Efentakis, E. Kaldara, J. Nanas, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece

 230
37

IN ABSENCE OF PRIMARY ANGIOPLASTY, INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON COUNTERPULSATION PLUS REVASCULARIZATION IS BEST FOR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND SHOCK
S.G. Drakos, J. Kanakakis, M. Bonios, J. Terrovitis, A. Ntalianis, J. Venetsanakos, N. Lazaris, E.I. Charitos, E. Tsagalou, M. Anastasiou-Nana, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece

 231
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PITAVASTATIN IMPROVES CARDIAC FUNCTION IN HEART FAILURE WITH OR WITHOUT ISCHEMIC ORIGINS
T. Toyo-oka, T. Aoyagi, T. Tomaru, F. Nakamura, Tokyo University Hospital & TUBERO, Sendai, Japan

 232
39

LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELLING AND CYTOKINES IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
N.N. Kipshidze, T.V. Talakvadze, N. Bregvadze, Z. Kipiani, S. Tabagari,
National Center of Therapy, Tbilisi, Georgia

 233
 

 

 
 

P205    Poster Session
DIABETES MELLITUS, OBESITY, INSULIN AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS

 
40

METABOLIC SYNDROME IMPAIRS BENEFITS OF INTENSIVE LIPID ALTERING THERAPY ON CAROTID ATHEROSCLEROSIS
B.A. Phan, A. Moore, C. Challender, X.Q. Zhao,
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

 234
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THE EFFECTS OF CHROMIUM SUPPLEMENTATION ON QTC INTERVAL IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
M. Vrtovec, B. Vrtovec, A. Briski, A. Kocijancic, R.A. Anderson, B. Radovancevic,
Ljubljana University Medical Center, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 235
42

INSULIN RESISTANCE AND INTERLEUKIN-6 GENE PROMOTER -174G/C POLYMORPHISM IN OBESE PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE
P. Tretjakovs, G. Latkovskis, N. Licis, D. Juhnevica, A. Jurka, I. Bormane, J.I. Aivars, A. Stifts, V. Pirags, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

 236
43

OBESITY EXACERBATES THE NEGATIVE HRQL IMPACT OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS
P.W. Sullivan, R. Ben-Joseph, V.H. Ghushchyan, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, USA

 237
44

METABOLIC SYNDROME AND SERUM MAGNESIUM LEVEL RELATIONSHIPS WITH TRADITIONAL  CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS AND WITH INFLAMMATION IN ROMANIAN SUBJECTS
I.A. Gutiu, L.I. Gutiu, C. Zeana, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila", Bucharest, Romania

 238
45

EFFECT OF GRAPE SEED EXTRACT ON BLOOD PRESSURE IN PATIENTS WITH THE METABOLIC SYNDROME
B. Siva, I. Edirisinghe, T. Kappagoda, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

 239
46

Reducing cardio-metabolic risk with testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) – a randomised placebo controlled trial of TRT in hypogonadal men with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) or metabolic syndrome (MS) - the TIMES2 study
K. Channer, H. Jones, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK

 240
47

PREVALENCE OF METABOLIC SYNDROME ACCORDING TO THE ATP III, WHO AND THE IDF DEFINITIONS IN IRANIAN OLDER POPULATION 
A. Zabetian, F. Hadaegh, N. Saadat, M.Tohidi, S. Moini, Shaheed Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, Iran

 241
48

MICRORNA EXPRESSION PROFILE DURING THE DIFFERENTIATION FROM 3T3-L1 CELLS INTO ADIPOCYTE
H.Y. Ling, H.S. Ou, X.Y. Lei, B.Y. Zhu, W.D. Yin, D.F. Liao,
University of South China, Hengyang, Hunan, China

 242
49

MICRORNA EXPRESSION PROFILE DURING THE DIFFERENTIATION FROM RAT MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS INTO ADIPOCYTE 
H.Y. Ling, H.S. Ou, X.Y. Lei, B.Y. Zhu, W.D. Yin, D.F. Liao,
University of South China, Hengyang, Hunan, China

 243
50

ALTERATION OF ATP BINDING CASSETTE TRANSPORTER A1 AND LIVER X RECEPTOR ALFA EXPRESSION IN DIABETIC MINIPIGS
C.K. Tang, D.L. Cao, X.R Hao, Y.W. Hu, X.X. Li, Y.L. Tang, Z.Y. Wang, Nanhua University, Hengyang, Hunan, China

 244
51

METABOLIC SYNDROME AND ITS COMPONENTS AND THE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK ASSOCIATED WITH ANGIOGRAPHIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
R.C. Sarmiento, R.E. Ramboyong, The Medical City Hospital, Pasig City, Philippines

 245
 

 

 
 

P206    Poster Session
NEUROHUMORAL, IMMUNOLOGIC AND CYTOKINE ASPECTS OF HEART FAILURE

 
52

VITAL EXHAUSTION IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED LEVELS OF TNF-ALPHA SOLUBLE RECEPTOR 1 IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE
O.R.F. Smith, M. Kwaijtaal, H. Hooijkaas, J.B. Winter, S.S. Pedersen, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands

 246
53

IS ABSOLUTE NEUTROPHILIA A PREDICTOR FOR EARLY CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AFTER ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION?
F. Rashidi, A. Rashidi, A. Golmohamadi, E. Hoseinzadeh, B. Mohammadi, H. Mirzajani, M. Kheiri, P. Jamshidi, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran

 247
54

UNEXPLAINED SYNCOPE IN IDIOPATHIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
A. Kostopoulou, E. Livanis, N. Aggelopoulou, S. Adamopoulos, G. Theodorakis, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, 2nd Cardiology Department, Greece

 248
 

 

 

P207    Poster Session
NITRIC OXIDE AND NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE IN HEART FAILURE

 
55

PREDICTORS OF AORTIC ATHEROMA BURDEN ON TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THROMBOEMBOLIC WORKUP
J. Cavalcante, M. Al-Mallah, E. Garcia-Sayan, J. Chattahi, M. Arida, K. Ananthasubramanian, Henry Ford Heart & Vascular Institute, USA 

 249
56

DEFICIENCY IN NEURONAL NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE INCREASES MYOCARDIAL APOPTOSIS POST MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN MICE
X. Lu, M. Lei, F. Xiang, Q. Feng, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada 

 250
57

HEMODYNAMIC EFFECTS OF INTRAVENOUS NITROGLYCERINE IN ACUTE DECOMPENSATED CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: A META-ANALYSIS
N.B. Jalandhara, J. Molnar, R.R. Arora,
North Chicago VA Medical Center, North Chicago, IL, USA

 251
58

CARDIAC TOXICITY INDUCED BY CONCURRENT ADMINISTRATION OF ACETYLSALICYLIC ACID AND A NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE INHIBITOR IN RATS
E.M. Ammar, T.M. Ibrahim, G.S. Ghaly, Mansoura University, Egypt

 252
59

ENDOTHELIN RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST CPU0213 INHIBITS ISOPROTERENOL OR H2O2 INDUCED ABNORMAL EXPRESSION OF CA2+ HANDLING SYSTEM IN NEONATAL CARDIOMYOCYTES
N. Jia, D.Z. Dai, N. Li, Y. Dai, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

 253
 

 

 
 

P208    Poster Session
PULMONARY CIRCULATION ASPECTS, PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

 
60

CHANGES OF PULMONARY VEIN FLOW DUE TO PULMONARY EMBOLISM
M. Palinsky, J. Petrovicova, P. Mitro, M. Szakacs, R. Tkacova III.Medical Clinic Teaching Hospital L. Pasteura Kosice, SK EU, Slovak Repub

254
61

D-RIBOSE/FOLIC ACID AIDS RIGHT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IN INDUCED PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
R.R. Lamberts, E. Caldenhoven, M. Lansink, G. Witte, J.A. St.Cyr, G.J.M. Stienen,
Vrije Universiteit Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 255
62

THE FIRST RUSSIAN PILOT TRIAL-SILDENAFIL IN PATIENTS WITH RISK FACTORS OF CARDIORESPIRATORY PATHOLOGY
V. Baksheev, N. Kolomoets, G. Tursunova, The State Institute of Improvement of Doctors, Moscow, Russia

 256
 

 

 
 

P209    Poster Session
SECONDARY PREVENTION, MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS, PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION

 
63 A TEN AMINO ACID APOJ PEPTIDE THAT IS ANTI INFLAMMATORY AND PREVENTS ATHEROSCLEROSIS
L. Vakili, M. Navab, N. Kamranpour, G. Hough, A. Fogelman, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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