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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


Tuesday, July 31, 2007

8:30 - 12:30    
Board No.

 

 POSTER HALL

 

P501    Poster Session
COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY/MAGNETIC RESONANCE: CLINICAL

 
1

LEFT ATRIAL TRANSPORT FUNCTION AFTER THE MAZE PROCEDURE ASSESSED BY CINE MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING  
H. Yasuda, G. Matsumiya, M. Yoshitatsu, H. Matsue, T. Higuchi, K. Kitabayashi, Y. Sawa, S. Hamada, Osaka University School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan

 595
2

POSTMORTEM INSITU MRI OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION STAGES CORRELATED TO AUTOPSY AND HISTOLOGY 
C. Jackowski, A. Christe, M. Sonnenschein, E. Aghayev, M.J. Thali, Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland, Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization, University of Linkoping, Sweden

 596
3

31P NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE SPECTROSCOPY OF THE MYOCARDIUM AT 3 TESLA 
G. Nallur Shivu, K. Abozguia, T.T. Phan, M.P. Frenneaux, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK

 597
4

MULTISLICE COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHIC CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY FOR PREOPERATIVE RISK STRATIFICATION IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING LIVER TRANSPLANTATION 
S. Abbrederis, G. Feuchtner, O. Pachinger, W. Vogel, E. Gassner, I. Graziadei, G.J. Friedrich, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

 598
5

CORONARY AND AORTIC CALCIUM ASSESSMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR EVALUATING CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK
N.D. Wong, Heart Disease Prevention Program, Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

 599
6

MULTIDETECTOR CT CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY: EVOLVING  NICHE IN ROUTINE UK CLINICAL PRACTICE
J.D.S. Higginson, Cardiology Department, Ulster Hospital, Belfast, UK

 600
7

BOLD-MRI OF THE SKELETAL MUSCLE DURING ISCHEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH PAOD AND A CONTROL-GROUP
S. Potthast, A.C. Schulte, M. Aschwanden, D. Bilecen, University of Basel, Switzerland

 601
8

VALIDITY OF 64-DECTOR MULTISLICE SPIRAL COMPUTE TOMOGRAPHY IN THE DISCRIMINATION BETWEEN ISCHEMIC AND NONISCHEMIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHIES
J.H. Koh, M.Y. Kim, J.Y. Do, Kwandong University, Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea, Aju University, Suwan, Gyeonggi, South Korea

 602
 

 

 
 

P502      Poster Session
DRUG THERAPY IN HEART FAILURE

 
9

IMPACT OF OLMESARTAN ON PLASMA BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE LEVELS IN AMBULATORY PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
A. Duque, A. Barragan, J. Lacalzada, C. Perera, A. De La Rosa, A. Lara, G. Yanes, I. Laynez, Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

 603
10

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF CARVEDILOL IN PATIENT WITH BTA-THALASSEMIA MAJOR AND DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
G.H. Ajami, H. Amoozgar, M. Borzoee, M. Karimi, F. Piravian, F. Ashrafi, F. Beladi, Shiraz Medical School, Shiraz, Fars, Iran

 604
11

THE EFFECT OF CONCOMITANT USE OF NEBIVOLOL AND SPIRONOLACTONE IN PATIENTS WITH MILD TO MODERATE CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
N. Krstic, M. Pavlovic, Z. Perisic, D. Milic, S. Salinger, A. Stojkovic, V. Erakovic, Medical Faculty, Nis, Serbia

 605
12

ENDOTHELIN MEDIATES THE EFFECTS OF ACTIVATION OF BETA-RECEPTOR ON FKBP12.6 AND SERCA2A THAT RELATES TO PKC-EPSILON PATHWAY
N. Li, N. Jia, D.Z. Dai, Y. Dai, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

 606
 

 

 
 

P503      Poster Session
MECHANICAL SUPPORT, LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES

 
13

CARDIAC DEVICES-THE FUTURE IS NOW
H.S. Arora, P. Loyalka, B. Kar, R. Delgado, Texas Heart Institute/St Lukes Episcopal Institute, Houston, Texas, USA

 607
14

MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY ASSISTANCE AS A BRIDGE TO HEART TRANSPLANTATION. THE ONASSIS CARDIAC SURGERY CENTRE EXPERIENCE
A. Gkouziouta, P. Sfirakis, S. Adamopoulos, A. Manginas, G. Karavolias, L. Tsourelis, Th. Antoniou, G. Theodorakis, D. Cockinos, P. Alivizatos, Onasis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece

 608
15

ACUTE NECROTIZING EOSINOPHILIC MYOCARDITIS: BRIDGE TO RECOVERY WITH VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE SUPPORT
L. Samuels, J. Kohout, E. Ghosh, K. Hagan, S. Imaizumi, F. Ferdinand, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, USA

 609
 

 

 
 

P504    Poster Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE/ HEART VALVE SURGERY II

 
16

POSTERIOR PERICARDIAL APPROACH FOR ASCENDING-TO-DESCENDING AORTIC BYPASS FOR ANASTOMOTIC LEAK OF INFECTED INTERPOSITIONAL GRAFT
Y.L. Chua, M. Nakao, S.L. Lim, K.H. Tay, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart Centre, Singapore

 610
17

EFFECT OF PATIENT-PROSTHESIS MISMATCH ON LONG-TERM SURVIVAL: ASSESSMENT TO 15 YEARS WITH AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT
W.R.E. Jamieson, P. Pibarot, J.G. Dumesnil, J. Ye, A. Cheung, E. Germann, F. Chan, J.S. MacNab, E.A. Stanford, L.A. Bryson, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 611
18

PERCUTANEOUS MITRAL BALLOON VALVULOPLASTY AFTER SURGICAL COMMISSUROTOMY: A COMPARATIVE STUDY
M. Napodano, C. Fraccaro, G. Tarantini, R. Razzolini, S. Iliceto, A. Ramondo, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

 612
19

DOES STENTLESS BIOPROSTHESIS PERFORMANCES IMPROVE SIGNIFICANTLY AT 1 YEAR FOLLOW UP?
P. Totaro, V. Argano, Civic Hospital, Brescia, Italy

 613
20

ENDOVASCULAR REPAIR OF THORACIC AORTA NECESSITATING LEFT SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY OVERSTENTING: IS THE PRIMARY REVASCULARIZATION MANDATORY?
G. Iannelli, M. Monaco, L. Di Tommaso, G.B. Pinna, A. Pantaleo, G. Sarno, G. Scignamiglio, F. Piscione, University of Naples "Federico II", Naples, Italy

 614
21

DIFFERENCES IN MITRAL VALVE ANNULAR FUNCTION UNDER FULL AND PARTIAL RING ANNULOPLASTY
J. Redmond, D. Christiansen, C. Bergin, L. Leuer, T. Ryan, N. Rakow,
N. Barka, T. Billstrom, L. Shecterle, J. St. Cyr, Jacqmar, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, USA

 615
22

THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY CAN BE AN EFFECTIVE THERAPEUTIC APPROACH IN PROSTHETIC VALVE MALFUNCTION
N. Aslan Abadi, A. Sajjadieh Khajouei, E. Hosein Zadeh, A. Maneshgar, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

 616
23

SALVAGE OF THE NEOAORTIC VALVE AFTER FAILURE OF THE PULMONARY AUTOGRAFT IN THE ROSS OPERATION
G. El Khoury, L. de Kerchove, D. Glineur, K. Grammad, P. Noirhomme, J. Rubay, Departments of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Cardiology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium 

 617
 

 

 
 

P505      Poster Session
SURGERY FOR LV DYSFUNCTION, CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION

 
24

BONE MARROW MONONUCLEAR CELLS ACTIVATED CONSECUTIVELY IN VIVO AND EX VIVO IMPROVE MYOCARDIAL FUNCTION IN ISCHEMIC HEART FAILURE
V.I. Shumakov, S.V. Gureev, A.A. Temnov, N.A. Onishenko, Institute of Transplantology and Artificial Organs, Moscow, Russia

 618
25

18- MONTHS RESULTS OF THE HEARTNET DEVICE IN HEART FAILURE PATIENTS USING CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE
F. Grothues, S. Grund, J. Smid, I. Elsner, A. Friedl, C. Huth, C. Herbrich, H.U. Klein, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany

 619
26

THE PROXIMAL ISOVELOCITY SURFACE AREA METHOD IN THE EVALUATION OF MITRAL VALVE AREA IN PATIENTS WITH MITRAL STENOSIS
E.S. Tucay, G.L. Yap, R.D. Jara, Philippine Heart Center, East Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines

 620
27

LEVOSIMENDAN REVERSING LOW OUTPUT SYNDROME AFTER HEART TRANSPLANTATION
A. Gkouziouta, S. Adamopoulos, Th. Antoniou, L. Louca, D. Zarkalis, P. Sfirakis, P.A. Alivizatos, Onasis Cardiac Surgery Centre, Athens, Greece

 621
28

AORTIC VALVE REPAIR FOR PURE REGURGITATION: A TAILORED SURGICAL APPROACH TO THE INDIVIDUAL PATHOLOGY
G. El Khoury, D. Glineur, L. de Kerchove, A. Poncelet, J.C. Funken, J. Rubay, P. Astarci, R. Verhelst, V. Lacroix, P. Noirhomme, University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium

 622
 

 

 
 

P506    Poster Session
GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE/CARDIOMYOPATHIES

 
29

AGE-RELATED EFFECTS OF SREBP CLEAVAGE-ACTIVATING PROTEIN (SCAP) GENE POLYMORPHISM ON SEVERITY OF CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND OCCURRENCE OF THROMBOSIS: THE HELSINKI SUDDEN DEATH STUDY
Y.M. Fan, P.J. Karhunen, E. Ilveskoski, J. Mikkelsson, O.A. Kajander, M. Perola, R. Laaksonen, T. Lehtimäki, University of Tampere, Medical School, Tampere, Finland

 623
30

GENETIC RISK FOR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
K. Yajima
, Y. Yamada, H. Matsuo, T. Segawa, S. Watanabe, S. Ichihara, K. Kato, T. Hibino, K. Yokoi, Y. Nozawa, Gifu Prefectural Tajimi Hospital, Tajimi, Japan

 624
31

USEFULNESS OF WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT AS A PREDICTOR OF ANGIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS IN AN UNSELECTED POPULATION REFERRED FOR CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
A. Gupta, V. Chopra, C. Ruwende, S. Yanamadala, C. Eng, L.T. Clark, D.J. Pinsky, J.D. Marmur, E. Cavusoglu, State University of New York-Downstate Medical Ctr, Brooklyn, NY, USA, Baystate Medical Center-Tufts School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA

 625
32

PROCOAGULANT GENE EXPRESSION PROFILE IN VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS OF SAPHENOUS VEIN, BUT NOT INTERNAL MAMMARY ARTERY 
S.K. Payeli, R. Latini, C. Gebhard, A. Patrignani, M. Stalder, U. Wagner, T.F. Luscher, F.C. Tanner, Physiology Institute, University of Zurich, Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Switzerland

 626
33

OPPOSITE EFFECTS OF CX3CR1 RECEPTOR POLYMORPHISMS V249I AND T280M ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME: A POSSIBLE IMPLICATION OF FRACTALKINE IN INFLAMMATORY ACTIVATION
A. Niessner, R. Marculescu, A. Haschemi, G. Endler, C.M. Weyand, G. Maurer, C. Mannhalter, J. Wojta, O.Wagner, K. Huber, Medical University of Vienna, Austria   

 627
34

MAPPING OF GENETIC MODIFIER OF CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS IN TYPE IIA PROCOLLAGEN DEFICIENT MICE
P.L.F. Tang, S.Y.Y. Wong, K.S.E. Cheah, Y.Q. Song, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 628
35

ASSOCIATION OF PHE206LEU ALLELE OF L-SELECTIN GENE WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
M. Hajilooi, Hamedan University, Hamedan, Iran

 629
36

THE ROLE OF GENETIC FACTORS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
M.B. Khelaia, N.N. Kipshidze, K.A. Nadaraia, A.T. Jabauri, National Center of Therapy, Tbilisi, Georgia

 630
37

DYSFUNCTIONAL HDL AND APO A-1 POLYMORPAHSIMS: POSSIBLE CAUSES OF HIGH CAD IN SOUTH ASIAN IMMIGRANTS 
S. Dodani, G.Reed, N. Mohammad, V. George, Y. Dong, H. Zhu, L. Marion, S. Reddy, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA

 631
 

 

 
 

P507      Poster Session
GENE TRANSFER AND THERAPY

 
38

MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS IMPROVE MYOCARDIAL PERFORMANCE IN CHRONIC MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION 
K.G. Shyu, B.W. Wang, H. Chang, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

 632
39

MYOCARDIAL GENE TRANSFER OF VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR FOR THERAPEUTIC ANGIOGENESIS IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
N.S. Vispo
, M.J. González, A. Seralena, A.G. Ojalvo, N. González, A. Villar, E. Garzón, N. Chaos, C. Reina, R. González, R. Chil, L.R. Suárez, T. Méndez, G. Senra, R. Milán, J.F. Batista, Y. Peña, M. Coca, G. Fleites, R. Vázquez, B.Y. Betancourt, L. Guevara, M. Nafeh, E. García, Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Havana, Cuba

 633
 

 

 
 

P508   Poster Session
DRUG THERAPY IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE

 
40

ASYMPTOMATIC SIGNIFICANT LEFT MAIN DISEASE PERHAPS SHOULD NOT BE A SURGICAL INDICATION FOR ALL
G. Gyenes, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

 634
41

EFFECT OF TRIMETAZIDINE ON QUALITY OF LIFE IN ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
G. Marazzi, C. Vitale, G. Rosano, L. Gatta, C. Mammi, M. Volterrani, IRCCS San Raffaele Roma, Italy

 635
42

TRIMETAZIDINE IMPROVES SYMPTOMS AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN ISCHEMIC PATIENTS NOT AMENABLE TO REVASCULARIZATION
G. Marazzi, M. Wajngarten, O. Gebara, M. Volterrani, H. Pierri, M. Cabrera, G. Rosano, IRCCS San Raffaele Roma, Italy

 636
43

ORAL SMALL PEPTIDES (TETRAPEPTIDES) AS POTENTIAL THERAPEUTIC AGENTS FOR ATHEROSCLEROSIS
J.T. Yu, M. Navab, G. Hough, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 637
44

CAN RESPONSE TO NITROGLYCERIN PREDICT CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH CHEST PAIN
V. Jeevanantham, G.I. Parameswaran, V. Tiwari, M. DiSalle, D.H. Hsi, Unity Health System, Rochester, NY, USA

 638
45

THE EFFECTS OF TRIMETAZIDINE ON THE VENTRICULAR FUNCTION OF PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
A.R. Uy, A.S. Galia, R.A. Calata, L.D. Gutierrez, The Heart Station University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Espana, St. Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines

 639
 

 

 
 

P509     Poster Session
NATRIURETIC PEPTIDES, ENDOTHELIN: ROLE IN HEART FAILURE

 
46

MECA-STIMULATED ATRIAL ANTRIURETIC PEPTIDE RELEASE IN HYPERTENSIVE RATS
Y. Kuichang, B. Guangyi, K. Jong Hun, P. Woo Hyun, S.H. Kim, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, South Korea

 640
47

NT-PROBNP IS A GOOD MARKER TO DETECT DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION IN SUBJECTS WITH LIMITED EXERCISE CAPACITY WITHOUT OVERT HEART FAILURE
G. Yanes, A. Barragan, J. Lacalzada, A. de la Rosa, A. Duque, C. Perera, A. Lara, I. Laynez, Universitary Hospital, La Laguna, Tenerife-Canary Islands, Spain

 641
48

CARPERITIDE PRESERVES HEMOGLOBIN LEVELS IN ACUTE HEART FAILURE
S. Kawamura, S. Kobayashi, Y. Nakamura, Y. Wada, T. Okamura, J. Yamada, T. Yamamoto, T. Fujii, M. Matsuzaki, Yamaguchi University, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan

 642
49

SERUM NT-PROBNP LEVELS AND RISK FACTORS FOR CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE IN KOREAN GENERAL POPULATION BASED ON A LARGE COHORT STUDY
B.S. Yoo, K.H. Lee, M.S. Ahn, J.Y. Kim, S.H.Lee, J.H. Yoon, K.H. Choe, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea

 643
50

CORRELATION OF NT-BNP WITH HEMODYNAMIC PARAMETERS OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN WIDE RANGE OF HEART FAILURE PATIENTS 
J. Celutkiene, A. Laucevicius, V. Grabauskiene, R. Steponeniene,
Z. Kucinskiene, R. Jasaityte, J. Martinkeniene, Z. Majorova, Clinic of Heart Diseases, Centre of Cardiology and Angiology, Vilnius University Hospital Santariskiu Klinikos, Vilnius, Lithuania

 644
51

THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF N-TERMINAL PRO BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE IN NON ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (NSTEMI)
A.R. Uy, C.M. Banez, M.E. Yamamoto, E.S. Caguioa, University of Santo Tomas Hospital Espana St. Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines

 645
 

 

 
 

P510      Poster Session
ARRHYTHMIAS AND ANTIARRHYTHMIC DRUG THERAPY – BASIC AND CLINICAL

 
52

ADVERSE TELEMETRY EVENTS IN PATIENTS ADMITTED TO NON-INTENSIVE CARE UNITS
R.N. Bazari, S. Rao, L. Yesayan, J. McCord, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

 646
53

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN DIVERSE POPULATIONS
L.J. Haywood, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 647
54

ARRHYTHMIA ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIOINHIBITORY SYNCOPE
J. Mehlsen, A.B. Mehlsen, Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark

 648
55

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF INTRAVENOUS DILTIAZEM THERAPY IN THE ELDERLY WITH FAST ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
V.N. Singh, M. Nelson, R.K. Sharma, University of S. Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, USA

 649
56

TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY: A NOVEL “PROARRHYTHMIC” DISEASE 
M.A. Nault, A. Baranchuk, D.P. Redfearn, K. Bally, C.S. Simpson, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada

 650
57

INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGE AND ISCHEMIC STROKE RATES IN NONWHITES COMPARED TO WHITES WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
A.Y-J. Shen, J.F. Yao, S. Brar, J. Hsu, M.B. Jorgensen, X. Wang, W. Chen,, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 651
58

HIGHER PREVALENCE OF CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS AMONG PATIENTS WITH ABNORMAL ATRIAL DEPOLARIZATION AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AT EIGHTEEN MONTHS POST EXERCISE TOLERANCE TESTING
D.H. Spodick, V. Ariyarajah,
S. Apiyasawat, Saint Vincent Hospital, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

 653
59

THE EFFECT OF IBUTILIDE ON ATYPICAL ATRIAL FLUTTER BEFORE DC CARDIOVERSION
A Pilip, P.E. Zambito, E.C Palma, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center

 655
60

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HIGH SERUM FERRITIN LEVELS AND QT/QTC
K. Laudanski, A. Himmel, H. Ali, L. Calvocoressi, N. Pearson, K. Godula, M. Stettmaier, University of Florida College of Medicine, FL, USA

 656
63

APOPTOSIS IS INVOLVED IN EXACERBATED VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION IN CARDIOMYOPATHY INDUCED BY L-THYROXIN IN ASSOCIATED WITH UPREGULATED LEPTIN AND INOS IN THE MYOCARDIUM
T. Na, D.Z. Dai, X.Y. Tang, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, China

 658
 

 

 
 

P511      Poster Session
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY/CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE II

 
64

RIGHT VENTRICLE HYPERTROPHY AND EARLY FAILURE: A PROTEOMICS STUDY IN A NEONATAL MODEL
A.M. Sheikh, C. Barrett, N. Villamizar, A. Valente, O. Alzate, D. Craig, A. Lodge,J. Lawson, C. Milano, J. Jaggers, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

 659
65

BEHAVIOR AND SELF-PERCEPTION IN CHILDREN WITH A SURGICALLY CORRECTED CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
M. Miatton, D. De Wolf, K. Francois, E. Thiery, G. Vingerhoets, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

 660
66

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL TRACHEAL AND HEART ANOMALIES IN INFANTS AND CHILDREN  
T.S. Loukanov, M. Gorenflo, C. Sebening, W. Springer, H. Ulmer, S. Hagl, University of Heidelberg, Germany

 661
67

SENNING OPERATION FOR TRANSPOSITION OF GREAT ARTERIES: LONG TERM FOLLOW-UP
A. Agnetti, N. Carano, C. Cavalli, B. Tchana, M. Bini, U. Squarcia, A. Frigiola, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy

 662
68

CLINICAL AND HISTOPATHOLOGIC STUDY OF SURGICALLY EXCISED MITRAL VALVES IN CHILDREN
M.M. Rashed
, M.A. Nagem, M.K. Galal, N.M. Ragab, Damanhour National Medical Institute, Cairo, Egypt

 663
69

AORTIC ARCH MORPHOLOGY AND LATE SYSTEMIC HYPERTENSION FOLLOWING CORRECTION OF COARCTATION OF AORTA
D.J. Lashley, J. Curtin, P. Malcolm, A. Clarke, L.J. Freeman, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals, Oxford, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Norwich, Norfolk, UK

 664
70

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC DIFFERENTIATION OF ATRIOVENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECTS FROM INLET VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECTS AND MITRAL VALVE CLEFTS
S.K.M. Ali, O.R. Tamimi, H.K. Najm, M.J. Godman, Khartoum University and Sudan Heart Centre, Khartoum, Sudan

 665
71

A STUDY ON PREDISPOSING FACTORS OF HYPOMAGNESAEMIA AFTER OPEN AND CLOSED PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY
P.N. Davari, A. Tabib, A. Shahmomhammadi, M.Y. Arabi, M. Meraji,
M. Shahidi, Shahid Rajaee Hospital, Tehran, Iran

 666
 

 

 
 

P512     Poster Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE/HEART VALVE SURGERY

 
72

BENTALL PROCEDURE USING CRYOPRESERVED VALVED AORTIC HOMOGRAFTS
J. Sierra, J.T. Christenson, N.H. Lahlaidi, A. Kalangos, University Hospital of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

 667
73

INFLUENCE OF VALVE TYPE ON PERMANENT IMPAIRMENT & OVERALL SURVIVAL FOR AORTIC & MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT – A DISTINCT CONTRAST
J. Ye, W.R.E. Jamieson, E. Germann, G.J. Fradet, A. Cheung, M.T. 
Janusz, J.G. Abel, P. Skarsgard, H. Ling, S.V. Lichtenstein, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 668
74

MANAGEMENT OF THE AORTIC VALVE PROLAPSE 
G. El Khoury, L. de Kerchove, D. Glineur, M. van Dyck, R. Verhelst, A. Poncelet, J.C. Funken, J. Rubay, P. Astarci, P. Noirhomme, University of Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium

 669
75

RELATION OF PATIENT AGE ON OUTCOME OF PERCUTANEOUS MITRAL VALVULOPLASTY
M. Napodano, C. Fraccaro, G. Tarantini, R. Razzolini, S. Iliceto, A. Ramondo, University of Padova, Padova, Italy 

 670
 

 

 
 

P513     Poster Session
NEW DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES

 
 76 STRESS NUCLEAR AND STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE BALANCED CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
P. Vennalaganti, E.J. Altman, M. Travin, S. Doddamani,
D. Malhotra, G.M.Gordon, D.M. Spevack, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
 574

 

 

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