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     Final Program (as a pdf)
 

Sunday,
July 27, 2008
Monday,
July 28, 2008
Tuesday,
July 29, 2008
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
Poster Sessions Poster Sessions Poster Sessions


Monday, July 28, 2008

8:30 - 12:30  

 POSTER HALL

Board No.

 

Abstract No.

 

POS 301       Poster Session
NEW
DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES

 
1

FUTURE OF DECISION SUPPORT FOR CORONARY INTERVENTIONS BASED ON MULTISCALE BIOPHYSICAL MODELS
J.A. Spaan, J. van den Wijngaard, P. van Horssen, J. Baan, J.J. Piek, M. Siebes, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

288
2

CLINICAL VALIDATION OF A NEW 3-DIMENSIONAL IMAGING SYSTEM FOR QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE JUDGEMENT OF CORONARY ARTERY STENOSES
B.S.H. Schertel-Gruenler, J. Brachmann, H. Rittger, Klinikum Coburg, Coburg, Germany

289
3

EXERCISE ECG TESTING VERSUS CARDIOGONIOMETRY IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
M. Schupbach , P. Loretan, B. Meier, E. Sanz, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Pitie-Salpetriere, Paris, France

290
4

A-V DELAY VERSUS CARDIAC OUTPUT MEASURED WITH THORAX BIOIMPEDANCE MONITOR
V. Vondra, J. Halamek, I. Viscor, P. Jurak, M. Novak, J. Lipoldova,
Institute of Scientific Instruments, Brno, Czech Republic

291
5

HYPEREMIC AVERAGE PEAK VELOCITY AS A PREDICTOR OF LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY IN LOW CORONARY FLOW RESERVE IN PATIENTS WITH IDIOPATHY CARDIOMYOPATHY 
J.H. Koh, M.Y. Kim, D.K. Jo, J.H. Kim, Kwandong University, Goyang, South Korea

292
6

SIGNIFICANCE OF DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION IN 2-DIMENSIONAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN THE ANGINA WITH NORMAL LEFT VENTRICULAR (LV) REGIONAL WALL MOTION AND NORMAL LV SYSTOLIC FUNCTION
S.H. Her, S.W. Jin, D.B. Kim, H.D. Kim, H.J. Yoon, J.M. Lee, P.J. Kim, H.O. Jung, W.S Chung, K.B. Seung, The Catholic University, Seoul, Korea

293

 

 

POS 302      Poster Session
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

 
7

ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELLS DERIVED FROM WHARTON'S JELLY IN HUMAN UMBILICAL CORD REDUCE NEOINTIMAL FORMATION AFTER VASCULAR INJURY 
S.H. Wang, S.J Lin, J.C Shih, C.L Chien, C.C Wu, Y.L Chen,
National Taiwan University, Taiwan

294
8

STIMULATION OF SOLUBLE GUANYLATE CYCLASE LEADS TO ATTENUATE CARDIAC FIBROSIS IN PRESSURE-OVERLOADED RAT HEART
T. Tsuruda, H. Masuyama, J. Kato, T. Imamura, K. Hatakeyama, Y. Asada, K. Kitamura, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan

295
9

IDENTIFICATION OF NOVEL ANTI-ATHEROSCLEROTIC EFFECTS OF CONJUGATED LINOLEIC ACID IN VASCULAR CELLS
S.E. McClelland, C.M. Cox, D.J. Fitzgerald, O.A. Belton, UCD Conway Institute, UCD, Dublin, Ireland

296
10

ENHANCED EXPRESSION OF PODOPLANIN IN ADVANCED ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUES IS INVOLVED IN CORONARY THROMBUS FORMATION IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
K. Hatakeyama, Y. Kato, M.K. Kaneko, T. Ishikawa, K. Nishihira, Y. Shibata, K.S. Inoue, Y. Ozaki, Y. Asada, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan

297
11

PLEIOTROPIC GENE MODULATION BY ALDOSTERONE IN THE HUMAN ENDOTHELIAL CELL
P. Mirshahi, A. Berthaut, E. Ducros, J. Soria, M. Mirshahi,
Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Paris, France

298

 

 

POS 303     Poster Session
PHARMACOLOGIC MODULATION OF VASCULAR-ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION

 
12

EVALUATION OF THE ANTI VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR (VWF) ANTIBODY GBR 600 IN A BABOON MODEL OF ARTERIAL THROMBOSIS
S. Hou, J. Roodt, S. Lamprecht, M. Meiring, P. Badenhorst, H. Mottl,
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals S.A., La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland

299
13

EVALUATION OF THE ANTI VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR (VWF) ANTIBODY GBR 599 IN A RAT MODEL OF ARTERIAL THROMBOSIS
H. Mottl, L. Lan, J. Pinkstaff, X. Fan, E. Lazarides, S. Hou, C. Woods, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals S.A., La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland

300

 

 

POS 304     Poster Session
ADVANCES IN CARDIAC SURGERY

 
14 MIXED ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS AFFORDS PROTECTION TO THE HUMAN HEART EXPOSED TO CARDIOPLEGIC ARREST REDUCING MYOCYTE CELL LOSS AND EXERTING FAVORABLE METABOLIC AND HEMODYNAMIC EFFECTS
C. Chen-Scarabelli, J. Di Rezze, Z. Yuan, E. Kuizon, G.M Scarabelli, G. Spears, L. Saravolatz, T.M. Scarabelli, Wayne State University Medical School, Detroit, MI, USA
301
15

GENDER AND BODY SURFACE AREA ARE NOT PREDICTIVE OF IN-HOSPITAL MORTALITY AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY
C. Chen-Scarabelli, G. Faggian, F. Santini, G. Petrilli, M. Iafrancesco, J. D. Rezze, G.M. Scarabelli, T.M. Scarabelli, A. Mazzucco, Wayne State University Medical School, Detroit, MI, USA

302
16

RESULTS OF ON-PUMP BEATING HEART CABG IN HIGH RISK PATIENTS
S. Christiansen
, A. Hoffman, R. Autschbach, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany

303
17

PULMONARY ARTERY PRESSURE AS A PREDICTOR OF POST-OPERATIVE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CARDIAC SURGERY (PAAF STUDY)
N. Sansanayudh
, S. Chockchai, P. Tasukon, P. Laothavorn, C. Piamsomboon, S. Sanguanwong, C. Naksawadi, P. Uerojanaungkul, W. Tiyanon, V. Pinphanichakarn, Phramongkutklao Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

304
18

MODIFIED CLOSED CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS TECHNIQUE PERFORMED WITH MODIFIED ULTRAFILTRATION TO REDUCE INVASIVENESS FOR LOW-WEIGHT PATIENTS
S. Takabayashi, H. Shimpo, K. Yokoyama, Y. Mitani, Y. Komada, Mie University, Tsu, Mie, Japan

305
19

RIGHT CORONARY REVASCULARIZATION BY CORONARY-CORONARY BY-PASS
A.A. Korkmaz, B. Onan, B. Tamtekin, K. Oral, V. Aytekin, C. Bakay, Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

306
20

THE EFFECT OF PREOPERATIVE ASPIRIN USE ON POSTOPERATIVE BLEEDING AND PERIOPERATIVE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY
A.F. Fazelifar, H.R. Bonakdar, M.H. Ghaffarinejad, S.M. Shirvani, F. Noohi, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Tehran, Iran

307
21

OPEN HEART SURGERY IN NIGERIA 
J.C. Eze, N. Ezemba, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria

308

 

 

POS 305      Poster Session
INTERNAL DEFIBRILLATION / IMPLANTABLE ANTIARRHYTHMIC DEVICES / PACING

 
22

BARRIERS FOR IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS IN AN ACADEMIC CENTER: ARE WE MISSING ELIGIBLE PATIENTS?
S.R. Natan
, L. Immordino, D. Whellan, A.J. Greenspon, D. Frisch, B.B. Pavri, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA

309
23

PREVENTION OF DIAPHRAGM STIMULATION DURING BIVENTRICULAR PACING WITH LONG LEFT VENTRICULAR PULSE
A. Roka, S. Szilagyi, L. Geller, B. Merkely, E. Zima, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

310
24

BIVENTRICULAR ICD EXPERIENCE IN THE OVERAGE POPULATION
P.E. Zambito, J.D. Fisher, K.J. Ferrick, S.G. Kim, J.A. Gross, D.A. Krumerman, E.C. Palma, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

311
25

BETA BLOCKERS, ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS OR ANGIOTENSIN RECEPTOR BLOCKERS, AND STATINS REDUCE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATORS
H.M. Lai, W.S. Aronow, A. Kruger, H. Desai, H. Amin, W.H. Frishman, M. Cohen, C. Sorbera, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

312
26

PULSE AMPLITUDE AND PACEMAKER LONGEVITY GAIN- 12 MONTHS LATER
N. Zlatanovik, S. Kedev, N. Gjorgov, A. Georgiev, B. Gjeorgievska, D. Kovacevik, I. Trajkov, V. Boskov, Cardiology Clinic, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

313
27

TELEMONITORING OF PACEMAKER / ICD PATIENTS: INVESTIGATION OF TECHNOLOGIC POSSIBILITIES OF HOME MONITORING IN HUNGARY
E. Zima, G. Szucs, T. Barany, T. Palmai, L. Molnar, T. Balazs, A. Nagy, L. Geller, B. Merkely, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

314
28

QRS DURATION VS. CARDIAC OUTPUT DURING BIVENTRICULAR PACING: PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM THE BIPACS TRIAL
M.E. Spotnitz, M. Richmond, T.A. Quinn, S.E. Cabreriza, A. Whyte, C.A. Albright, A.D. Weinberg, J.M. Dizon, H.M. Spotnitz, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

315

 

 

POS 306      Poster Session
PRIMARY PREVENTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN THE HEALTHY ADULT AND CHILD

 
29

VITAMIN D – AN UNDER APPRECIATED NOVEL CARDIAC RISK FACTOR
A.S. Volgman, D. Mookherjee, J. Spector, J. Mathien, L. Braun, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

316
30

VEGETARIAN AND NON-VEGETARIAN DIET IN TEENAGERS IN RELATION TO CARDIOVASCULAR AND MOTOR FITNESS
A. Bajaj, S. Dhingra, A.K. Sharma, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India

317
31

DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS AND PRO-INFLAMMATORY PARAMETERS (HSCRP, IL-6) IN EARLY STAGES OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
R. Azar, R.P. Nolan, D.E. Stewart, University Health Network (UHN), University of Toronto, ON, Canada

318
32

DIAGNOSIS OF ARTERIOSCLEROSIS BY PULSE WAVE VELOCITY
T. Kurosu, K. Shimizu, K. Nakamura, K. Hirano, M. Suzuki, J. Suzuki, T. Tomaru, Toho University Medical Center, Sakura, Chiba, Japan

319
33

EFFECT OF SHORT-TERM CARDIAC REHABILITATION ON THE COURSE OF ILLNESS OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
N. Elahi, S. Davodvand, M. Ahmadi, M. Kardani, Ahvaz Jondishapour Medical Science University, Iran

320

 

 

POS 307      Poster Session
MISCELLANEOUS

 
34

PRIMARY CARDIAC PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA, A VERY UNUSUAL CARDIAC TUMOR
G.L. Knop , R.A. Margaria, Argentina Clinic, General Pico, La Pampa. Argentina

321
35

RACIAL DISPARITIES IN CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY AND NONINVASIVE TESTING: MYTH OR REALITY?
A. Niraj, V. Veeranna, J. Pradhan, P.V. Vaitkevicius, L. Afonso, H. Fakhry,
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA

322
36

EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE-SETS RESISTANCE TRAINING ON CARDIOVASCULAR RESPONSES
C.K.C. Sa, A.M. Costa, A. Martins, A.M. Mendonca, S. Garcia, Escola Bahiana de Medicina e Saude Publica, Bahia, Brazil

323
 

 

 
 

POS 308      Poster Session
SECONDARY PREVENTION PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION, CARDIAC REHAB

 
37

ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELLS FOLLOWING EXERCISE TRAINING IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS
F. Manfredini, G.M. Rigolin, A.M. Malagoni, L. Catizone, S. Mandini, E. Mauro, S. Soffritti, B. Boari, P. Zamboni, R. Manfredini, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

324
38

ALBUMNINURIA, THE GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE, AND ANGIOGRAPHICALLY DETERMINED CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS
P. Rein, C.H. Saely, L. Risch, S. Beer, A. Vonbank, M. Woess, C. Boehnle, V. Jankovic, U. Neyer, H. Drexel, VIVIT Institute, Feldkirch, Austria

325
39

CHANGE IN MODIFIABLE RISK FACTORS AMONG PATIENTS WITH OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY IN CARDIAC REHABILITATION SETTING
M. Saidi, F. Gerami, A.A. Rashidi, P. Ezati, K. Visi, M. Nalini, S. Rambarzin, F. Najafi, A. Sorosh, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

326
 

 

 
14:00 - 18:00    
Board No.

 

 POSTER HALL

 

POS 401      Poster Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE / HEART VALVE SURGERY - ADULT

 
1

A NEW TISSUE DOPPLER BASED DIASTOLIC TIME INTERVAL PREDICTS RAISED PULMONARY WEDGE PRESSURE IN MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
V. Chaturvedi, S. Seth, A. Roy, V.K. Bahl, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

401
2

REDO AVR CAN BE PERFORMED WITH AN ACCEPTABLE PERIOPERATIVE RISK
S. Christiansen, M. Schmid, R. Autschbach, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany

402
3

REDO VERSUS FIRST PERCUTANEOUS BALLOON MITRAL VALVOTOMY FOR MITRAL STENOSIS: RESULTS AND FACTORS RELATED TO TIME TO REDO PROCEDURE
O.A. Rifaie, M.I. Mohamad, M.M.Helmi, M.M. Elbiali, AinShams University, Cairo, Egypt

403
4

MITRAL ANNULUS CALCIFICATION IS INDEPENDENTLY ASSOCIATED WITH ALL CAUSE MORTALITY
C. Manrique, A. Martinez, M.A. Rahman, H.A. Guima, M.R. Movahed, University of Arizona, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA

404
5

SEASONAL VARIATION IN OCCURRENCE OF AORTIC DISEASES: SUMMER LOW OR WINTER HIGH?
R. Salmi, B. Boari, M. Gallerani, E. Bossone, S. Mandini,  A.M. Malagoni, F. Mascoli, P. Zamboni, F. Manfredini, R. Manfredini, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy 

405
6

DAY-OF-WEEK VARIABILITY IN THE OCCURRENCE AND OUTCOME OF AORTIC DISEASES
R. Salmi, B. Boari, M. Gallerani, E. Bossone, A.M. Malagoni, S. Mandini, F. Mascoli, P. Zamboni, F. Manfredini, R. Manfredini, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy

406
7

LONGTERM OUTCOMES FOR REVASCULARIZATION AND VALVULAR CARDIAC SURGERY IN OCTOGENARIAN: A COMPARATIVE STUDY
R.K. Chaturvedi, B. DeVarennes, K. Lachapelle, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

407
8

RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE IN SCHOOL CHILDREN : AN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC STUDY
K.L. Periwal, R B. Panwar, B.K. Gupta, P.C. Khatri, V.B. Singh, S. Raja, R. Gupta,
S. P Medical College, Bikaner Rajasthan, India

408

 

 

POS 402      Poster Session
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

 
9

PKC-Ĺ SUBUNIT RELOCATES TO THE MOTOCHONDRIA IN UROCORTIN-POSITIVE CARDIAC MYOCYTES OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING ON-PUMP CARDIAC SURGERY
J.D. Rezze, C. Chen-Scarabelli, Z. Yuan, E. Kuizon, G.M. Scarabelli, G. Spears, L. Saravolatz, T.M. Scarabelli, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

409
10

EFFECTS OF EPO ADMINISTRATION ON THE GENE EXPRESSION OF PERIPHERAL BLOOD CELLS IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION SHOWS DIFFERENCES IN APOPTOTIC, INFLAMMATORY AND ANGIOGENIC PATHWAYS
N. Marziliano, M. Grasso, E. Porcu, A. Pilotto, M. Ferrario, M. Diegoli, L. Tavazzi, E. Arbustini, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy

410

 

 

POS 403      Poster Session
HYPERTENSION: BASIC AND CLINICAL

 
11

LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERTENSION ARE ASSOCIATED WITH OBESITY IN HEALTHY TEENAGERS
M.R. Movahed, A. Martinez, S. Bates, S. Sattur, University of Arizona, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA

411
12

NORMALIZED DYNAMIC BLOOD PRESSURE PARAMETERS - ADDITIONAL MARKER OF HYPERTENSION RISK
P. Jurak, J. Halamek, V. Vondra, P. Leinveber, P. Frana, M. Plachy, M .Soucek, T. Kara, Institute of Scientific Instruments, Brno, Czech Republic

412
13 A LOW E/A RATIO AND A PROTRACTED ISOVOLUMETRIC RELAXATION TIME PREDICT CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION
C. Esis, M. Bracho, E. Silva, A. Gonzalez, S. Briceno, Universidad del Zulia, IECTAS, Maracaibo, Venezuela
413
14

THE EFFECTS OF ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE DRUGS ON DIASTOLIC AND SYSTOLIC HYPERTENSION IN CHINESE
Y.F. Han, X.H. Fan, K. Sun, W.J. Li, X.J. Wang, J.Z. Cheng, Y.S. Zhen, Y. Zheng, X. Yang, R.T. Hui, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

414
15

FIXED DOSE PERINDOPRIL AND AMLODIPINE IN HYPERTENSION INADEQUATELY MANAGED WITH COMBINATION TREATMENT
H.P. Thacker, Jaslok Hospital & Research Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

415

 

 

POS 404      Poster Session
MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS AND CORONARY DISEASE

 
16

LIPID PREDICTORS OF CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS IN STATIN-TREATED CORONARY PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
H. Drexel, S. Aczel, A. Vonbank, C.H. Saely,
VIVIT Institute, Feldkirch, Austria

416
17

EFFECT AND TOLERABILITY OF EXTENDED RELEASE FORM OF NICOTINIC ACID IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MIXED DYSLIPIDEMIA
S.H. Kim, J.H. Zo, M.A. Kim, H.S. Kim, H.L. Lee, Seoul Metropolitan Boramae Hospital, Seoul, Korea

417
18

LDL-APHERESIS AND THE ACUTE REDUCTION OF INFLAMMATORY HDL-C
P.M. Moriarty, J.M. Belmont, A. Kumar, I. Opole, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA

418
19

NON-HDL, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE VS. TRIGLYCERIDE, WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE IN DETECTING HIGH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK
D. Joshi, J. Liu, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada

419

 

 

POS 405    Poster Session
SECONDARY PREVENTION, PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION, CARDIAC REHAB

 
20

DIFFERENCES IN FACTORS AFFECTING CARDIAC REHABILITATION REFERRAL BY PHYSICIAN SPECIALTY
S.L. Grace, K. Grewal, D.E. Stewart, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada

420
21

KEY ROLE OF LOW HDL CHOLESTEROL FOR THE ASSOCIATION OF THE METABOLIC SYNDROME WITH INFLAMMATION IN CORONARY PATIENTS
P. Rein, C.H. Saely, S. Beer, A. Vonbank, M. Woess, C. Boehnel, V. Jankovic, H. Drexel,
VIVIT Institute, Feldkirch, Austria

421
22 CARDIOVASCULAR STRAIN IN PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE. A STUDY WITH NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY
F. Manfredini, M. Felisatti, A.M. Malagoni, S. Mandini, R. Manfredini, F. Mascoli, P. Zamboni, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
422
23

CHANGES OF TREATMENT GAP IN THE MANAGEMENT OF HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA IN THE PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE
S.H. Kim, J.D. Sung, K.H. Han, Y.K. Kim, D.S. Lim, D.H. Choi, Y.D. Kim, S.C. Chae, S.H. Baek, H.S. Kim, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea

423
24

THE BENEFITS OF ATORVASTATIN IN PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC STROKE
N.N. Kipshidze, S.D. Chumburidze , N.G. Ninua, The National Center of Therapy, Tbilisi, Georgia

424
25

ARE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS DIFFERENT IN OLD WOMEN AND MEN?
D. Pop, D. Zdrenghea, A. Sitar –Taut, M. Cebanu, D. Colcear, University Of Medicine And Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

425
26 DO TRADITIONAL CARDIOVASCULAR RISKS FACTORS PREDICT EXTENT OF ANGIOGRAPHIC STENOSIS IN ELDERLY PATIENTS? 
V. Veeranna, J. Pradhan, A. Niraj, H. Fakhry, L. Afonso, Sinai-Grace Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
426
27

CORONARY HEART DISEASE RISK IN SCHIZOPHRENIC AND SCHIZOAFFECTIVE INPATIENTS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME
S. Kaushik, A. Khan, S. Kaushik, J.P. Lindenmayer, Nathan Kline Institute, Orangeburg, NY, USA

427
28

RECURRENCE RATE AFTER REVASCULARIZATION IN PATIENTS WITH UNSTABLE AND STABLE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE    
K.V. Korzhenevskaya, I.T. Abesadze, M.Z. Alugishvili, E.V. Kuleshova, M.N. Prokudina, P.S. Kozlov, E.S. Klokova, A.V. Panov, Almasov Federal Heart, Blood and Endocrinology Centre, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

428
29

CONTRAST INDUCED NEPHROPATHY IN HIGH RISK PATIENTS UNDERGOING DRUG ELUTING STENT IMPLANTATION
A. Varma, D.L. Appleton, A. Nusca, M.J. Lipinski, E. Goudreau, M.J. Cowley, M. Wittkamp, A. Abbate, G. Vetrovec, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA

429
30

USE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AS A DEPRESSION TREATMENT IN CARDIAC PATIENTS
S.L. Grace, C. Tam, R.R. Reid, K. Williamson, D.E. Stewart, York University, Heslington, York, UK

430
31

ASSOCIATION OF CAROTID INTIMA MEDIA THICKNESS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN ADULTS
R. Hernandez, M. Armas, D. Garcia, O. Suarez, J. Moreno, L. Mendoza, C. Pargas, M. Martinez, E. Macrobio, V. Perez, Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado University, Lara, Venezuela

431
32

PROGNOSIS OF EARLY POST-INFARCTION ANGINA
P. Erceg, N. Despotovic, D.P. Milosevic, M. Davidovic, Gerontology Department, City Hospital Center, Belgrade, Serbia

432
33

ANTIOXIDANT MARKERS AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN AZOREAN SUBJECTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
R. Ferin, C. Gomes, A.R. Castro, D. Martins, V. Santos, M.C. Santos, P.A. Lopes, J. Baptista, A.M. Viegas-Crespo, M.L. Pavao, CIRN, University of the Azores, Ponta Delgada, Portugal

433

 

 

POS 407      Poster Session
PRACTICE GUIDELINES, COST CONTAINMENT

 
34

EFFECT OF NURSE MANAGED CLINIC ON READMISSION IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE
H. Farshidi, M. NIkparvar, A. Karbasi, S. Salehi, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbass, Iran

434
35

RESIDUAL RISK: IS PAYMENT FOR SERVICE ACHIEVING RISK FACTOR CONTROL IN PATIENTS WITH CHD?
P.R. Gajendragadkar,
K. Carver, K.K. Ray, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

435

 

 

POS 408      Poster Session
ANTITHROMBOTIC AND ANTIPLATELET ADJUNCTIVE THERAPY FOR PTCA

 
36

AN INTERACTION BETWEEN STATINS AND CLOPIDOGREL ¨C A PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY COHORT STUDY WITH TIME-DEPENDENT ANALYSIS
A. Blagojevic, J.A.C. Delaney, N. Dendukuri, J.F. Boivin, J.M. Brophy, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

436
37

SAFETY OF ENOXAPERIN VERSUS UNFRACTIONATED HEPARIN IN ELECTIVE PCI
M.J. ZibaeeNezhad, M.J. ZibaeeNezhad Cardiovascular Research Center, Shiraz, Iran

437

 

 

POS 411      Poster Session
PHARMACOLOGIC STRESS TESTING - ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

 
38

EXERCISE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY TO EVALUATE PHYSIOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF CORONARY ARTERY STENOSIS
S. Moustafa, S. Lessard, C. Sauve, R. Amyot, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada

438
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