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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


Tuesday, July 29, 2008

8:30 - 12:30    
Board No.

 

 POSTER HALL

 

POS 501    Poster Session
COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY / MAGNETIC RESONANCE: CLINICAL

 
1

CARDIAC MRI: HOW MUCH MYOCARDIAL DAMAGE IS NECESSARY TO DETECT FOCAL LATE GADOLINIUM ENHANCEMENT?
F. Breuckmann, K. Nassenstein, T. Konorza, C. Naber, G. Kaiser, I. Konietzka, G. Heusch, J. Barkhausen, R. Erbel, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany

501
2

FEASIBILITY AND SAFETY OF INTRAVENOUS ADMINISTRATION OF LANDIOLOL HYDROCHLORIDE IN MULTISLICE COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
S. Isobi, K. Sato, K. Sugiura, T. Mimura, M. Kobayaghi, C. Meno, M. Kato, H. Ishii, T. Murohara, Kami-iida Daiichi General Hospital, Nagoya, Japan

502
3

64-SLICE CARDIAC CTA IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE THROMBUS: COMPARISON TO TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
A. Simmons, T. Rosamond, J. Nath, D. Lakkireddy, L. Wetzel, J. Vacek, R. Pimentel, M. Emert, L. Berenbom, M. Biria, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, USA

503
4

ROLE OF CORONARY CT ANGIOGRAPHY IN STAGE 3 CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE – RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS
A.A. Mohammed, W. Ananthapanyasut, A. Syed, T. Harindhanavudhi, M. Hamarshi, B. Alhariri, T. Takale, E. Lerma, T. Levin, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA

504
5

PATIENTS WITH ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC AORTIC VALVE CALCIUM OR MITRAL ANNULAR CALCIUM HAVE AN INCREASED PREVALENCE OF MODERATE OR SEVERE CORONARY ARTERY CALCIUM DIAGNOSED BY CARDIAC COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
H.M. Lai, W.S. Aronow, S. Kaplan, H. Dilmanian, A.J. DeLuca, M.B. Weiss, R.N. Belkin, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

505
6

INCIDENTIAL NONCARDIAC FINDINGS USING CARDIAC MULTIDETECTOR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
K. Dajani, P. Ezidinma, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA

506
7

PREVALENCE OF INCIDENTAL NONCARDIAC FINDINGS DIAGNOSED BY COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY IN 875 CONSECUTIVE PATIENTS IN AN OUTPATIENT CARDIAC COMPUTER TOMOGRAPHY FACILITY
A. Cronin, W.S. Aronow, S.M. Devabhakturi, A. Asija, R. Varma, A.J. DeLuca, E.H. Sumers, M.R. Poplausky, P.H. Kim, R.N. Belkin, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

507
8

ROLE OF CORONARY CT ANGIOGRAM IN EVALUATING CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL – A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS 
A. Mohammed, A. Ariyachaipanich, A. Syed, W. Ananthapanyasut, T. Harindhanavudhi,
M. Hamarshi, B. Alhariri, T. Takale, T. Levin, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA

508
9

PRE-PULSELESS TAKAYASU'S ARTERITIS EVALUATED WITH POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY & MAGNETIC RESONANCE
R. Calleja, A. Martinez, P.A. Lamothe, A. Meave, M.E. Soto, P. Reyes,
E. Alexanderson, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico , Mexico

509

 

 

POS 502      Poster Session
DRUG THERAPY IN HEART FAILURE: BASIC AND CLINICAL

 
10

T-TYPE CALCIUM CHANNEL ANTAGONISTS ATTENUATED ALDOSTERONE-INDUCED IL-18 EXPRESSIONS IN RAT CARDIOMYOCYTES
T. Doi, T. Sakoda, T. Akagami, T. Naka, T. Tsujino, T. Masuyama, M. Ohyanagi, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan

510
11

TOLERANCE OF LEVOSIMENDAN SUPPLEMENTAL THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION COMPLICATED BY CARDIOGENIC SHOCK
E. Tsagalou, F. Katsaros, J. Kanakakis, A. Ntalianis, G. Maroulidis,
J. Venetsanakos, N. Lazaris, K. Malliaras, E. Kaldara, M. Anastasiou-Nana, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

511

 

 

POS 503      Poster Session
GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF CORONARY HEART   DISEASE / CARDIOMYOPATHIES

 
12

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE SEVERITY OF ANGIOGRAPHIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND PARAOXONASE-1 PROMOTER GENE POLYMORPHISM T(-107)C IN IRANIAN POPULATION
E. Javadi, A.  Jalilian, E.B. DJavadi, M. Doosti, P. Amiri, A. Mohaghegh, B. Shariati, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

512
13

THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CIGARETTE SMOKING AND CAROTID INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS IS INFLUENCED BY THE -930A/G CYBA GENE POLYMORPHISM: THE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN YOUNG FINNS STUDY
M. Fan, O. Raitakari, M. Kahonen, M. Juonala, N. Hutri-Kahonen, I. Porsti, J. Viikari, T. Lehtimaki, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland

513
14

THE ASSOCIATION OF ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIAS WITH ISOLATED ATRIAL AMYLOID DISEASE: PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS IN AUTOPSIED HEART SPECIMENS
V. Ariyarajah, I. Steiner, P. Hajkova, A. Khadem, J. Kvasnicka, S. Apiyasawat, D.H. Spodick, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

514
15

ASSESSMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE GENETIC RISK FACTORS IN SAO MIGUEL ISLAND POPULATION (AZORES)
C.C. Branco, T. Pereirinha, P.R. Pacheco, R. Cabral, L. Mota-Vieira, Hospital of Divino Espirito Santo of Ponta Delgada, EPE, Azores, Portugal

515
16

PLASMA HOMOCYSTEINE LEVEL AND ITS GENOTYPES AS A RISK FACTOR FOR CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
B. Naghshtabrizi, F. Shakerian Ghahferokhi, M. Hajilui, F. Emami, M. Moaddab, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, Iran

516
17

GENETIC STRAIN DIFFERENCES IN PLATELET AGGREGATION AND THROMBUS FORMATION OF LABORATORY RATS
T. Sudo, H. Hayashi, H. Ito, Y. Nagamura, K. Toga, Y. Yamada, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Tokushima, Japan

517
18

INFLUENCE OF 677 CT POLYMORPHISM OF METHYLENTETRAHYDROFOLATE REDUCTASE ON MEDIUM-TERM PROGNOSIS AFTER ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES
J.M. Garcia-Pinilla, F. Cabrera-Bueno, J. Caballero-Borrego, J. Fernandez-Pastor, M. Jimenez-Navarro, J.J. Gomez-Doblas, A. Reyes-Engel, S. Espinosa-Caliani, E. De Teresa-Galvan, Hospital Universitario Virgen De La Victoria, Malaga, Spain

518
19

ACTIVATION OF PPAR-ALPHA AND PPAR-GAMMA INDUCES ANGIOGENESIS IN VIVO THROUGH A VEGF-DEPENDENT MECHANISM
R. Pola, F. Biscetti, E. Gaetani, A. Flex, T. Aprahamian, R.C. Smith, J.J. Castellot, Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA

519

 

 

POS 504    Poster Session
GENE TRANSFER AND THERAPY

 
20

GENE THERAPY WITH A REPLICATION DEFECTIVE ADENOVIRAL VECTOR TRANSDUCING WT LQT1 INHIBITED LONG QT SYNDROME
J. Giannios, N. Kolliopoulos, E. Michailakis, N. Alexandropoulos, Erasinio Hospital, Athens, Greece

520
21

CIRCUMVENTION OF IDIOPATHIC ATRIAL FIBRILLATION WITH WT GJA5 PLASMID NANOCOMPLEXES OF POLYETHYLENIMINE COVALENTLY LINKED TO CHOL AND POLYETHYLENEGLYCOL
J. Giannios, N. Kolliopoulos, N. Alexandropoulos3, E. Seraj A. Kanellopoulos, Erasinio Hospital, Athens, Greece

521

 

 

POS 505      Poster Session
DRUG THERAPY IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE

 
22

LONG TERM IMPACT OF ANTIANGINAL TREATMENT ON 6 MONTH ALL CAUSE MORTALITY AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
S. Iyengar, G. Rosano, St. John's Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

522

 

 

POS 506      Poster Session
NATRIURETIC PEPTIDES, ENDOTHELIN: ROLE IN HEART FAILURE

 
23

USEFULNESS OF ACOUSTIC CARDIOGRAPHY TO RESOLVE AMBIGUOUS VALUES OF B-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED HEART FAILURE
M. Zuber, P. Kipfer, C. Attenhofer–Jost, P. Arand, Outpatient Clinic for Cardiology and Internal Medicine, Othmarsingen, Switzerland

523
24

CORRELATION BETWEEN NT- PRO BNP LEVELS AND RIGHT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND ABNORMAL LEFT VENTRICULAR WALL MOTION: A MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING STUDY
R. Krittayaphong, T. Boonyasirinant, P. Saiviroonporn, P. Thanapiboonpol, S. Nakyen, S. Udompanturak, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

524
25

BNP IS UNIQUELY REGULATED DURING INFLAMMATION
T. Ogawa, J.P. Veinot, M.L. Kuroski de Bold, A.J. de Bold, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

525
26

THE VALUE OF N-TERMINAL FRAGMENT OF BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE IN THE CLINICAL ESTIMATION OF PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS AND CALCIFIC AORTIC STENOSIS
G.D.Spyromitros, J.P. Tsoynos, General Hospital of Katerini, Katerini, Greece

526

 

 

POS 507    Poster Session
ARRHYTHMIAS AND ANTIARRHYTHMIC DRUG THERAPY –   BASIC AND CLINICAL

 
27

IMPACT OF OMEGA-3 FATTY ACID USE ON THE RISK OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
B.J. Barnes, A. Kumar, P.A. Howard, W. Chen, J.L. Vacek, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, USA

527
28

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IS A STRONG AND INDEPENDENT PREDICTOR OF DEATH AND CORONARY EVENTS IN ANGIOGRAPHIED CORONARY PATIENTS
T. Marte, C.H. Saely, F. Schmid, L. Koch, H. Drexel, VIVIT Institute, Feldkirch, Austria

528
29

HIGH RATE OF ESOPHAGEAL ULCERATIONS AFTER ABLATION OF AF IN PATIENTS WITH GENERAL ANAESTHESIA
M. Martinek, G. Bencsik, J. Aichinger, H.J. Nesser, H. Purerfellner, Elisabethinen University Teaching Hospital, Linz, Austria

529
30

ORAL ASCORBIC ACID IS EFFECTIVE IN THE PREVENTION 530 OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING
M. Mousavi, M. Eslami, R. Sattarzadehbadkoobeh, M. Salehi,
H. Radmehr, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

530
31

NEW ONSET ATRIAL FIBRILLATION DEVELOPING IN MEDICAL INPATIENTS
S.X. Chen, K.A. Amir, R.K. Bobba, E.L. Arsura, Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, New York, NY, USA

531
32

EFFECTS OF TWO REPOLARIZATION CURRENTS ON HYSTERESIS IN ELECTRICAL RESTITUTION
A.A. Agarwal, A.R. Abhijit Patwardhan, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

532
33

THE STATIC AND DYNAMIC QT/RR COUPLING AND QT PARAMETERS
J. Halamek, P. Jurak, M. Villa, P. Frana, M. Novak, J. Lipoldova, P. Leinveber, V. Vondra, V.K. Somers, T. Kara, Institute of Scientific Instruments, Brno, Czech Republic 

533
34

PREVALENCE OF INAPPROPRIATE USE OF DIGOXIN IN 136 PATIENTS ON DIGOXIN AND PREVALENCE OF USE OF WARFARIN OR ASPIRIN IN 89 PATIENTS WITH PERSISTENT OR PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
P. Lleva, W.S. Aronow, A.H. Gutwein, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA   

534
35

USEFULNESS OF LOOP-TYPE EVENT RECORDER FOR EVALUATION OF CARDIAC CONDITIONS
E. Tomaru, J. Suzuki, T. Tomaru, Shimane Medical College, Izumo, Shimane, Japan

535

 

 

POS 508      Poster Session
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY / CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE II

 
36

REDUCED REGIONAL RIGHT VENTRICULAR WALL MOTION AFTER TRANSVENTRICULAR REPAIR OF TETRALOGY OF FALLOT
S. Takabayashi, H. Shimpo, K. Yokoyama, Y. Sawada, K. Hirano, T. Komada, K. Onoda, T. Shimono, Y. Mitani, Y. Komada, Mie University, Tsu, Mie, Japan

536
37

22 YEARS FOLLOW-UP RESULTS OF BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY FOR DISCREET NATIVE COARCTATION OF THE AORTA IN ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS
M.E. Fawzy, A. Fathala, A. Osman, A. Badr, M.A. Mostafa, G.H. Mohamed, B. Dunn, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

537
38

SURGICAL TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL TRICUSPID VALVE LESIONS: EARLY AND MID-TERM RESULTS
L.A. Bockeria, B.N. Sabirov, I.E. Chernogrivov, A.M. Nosachev, A.E. Chernogrivov, M.J. Matkarimov, S.B. Zaets, Bakoulev Center for Cardiovascular Surgery, Moscow, Russia

538
39

EFFECTS OF SHORTENING OPERATION TIME IN PEDIATRIC ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT CLOSURE THROUGH A TRANSXIPHOID APPROACH
S. Takabayashi, H. Shimpo, K. Yokoyama, Y. Mitani, Y. Komada, Mie University, Tsu, Mie, Japan

539
40

MORPHOLOGICAL SPECTRUM OF CARDIOVASCULARTOXICITY IN CHILDHOOD
P. Francalanci, R. Boldrini, R. Virgili, R. Mariani, I. Giovannoni, F. Callea, Children's Hospital Bambino Gesu', Rome, Italy

540
41

IN VITRO SET-UP OF MODIFIED BLALOCK TAUSSIG SHUNT: VASCULAR RESISTANCE-FLOW RELATIONSHIP
I. Bakir, I. Van Tricht, F. Altin, P. Verdonck, B. Meyns, Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Istanbul, Turkey

541
42

EARLY AND LATE RESULTS OF TOTAL CORRECTION OF TETRALOGY OF FALLOT
K.Hashemzadeh, M.J. Dehdilani, M.Z. Dehdilani, S.Hashemzadeh,Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

542

 

 

POS 509   Poster Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE / HEART VALVE SURGERY

 
45

CHARACTERIZATION OF MITRAL VALVE DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH PAGET’S DISEASE
K.P. Sloan, G. Kumar, R.D. Tiegs, K.W. Klarich, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

545
46

SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF SINUS OF VALSALVA ANEURYSMS
S. Moustafa, L. Cooper, G. Adam, F. Mookadam, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

546
47

THE IMPACT OF PATIENT-PROSTHESIS MISMATCH ON LATE OUTCOMES AFTER MITRAL VALVE
B.K. Lam, V. Chan, M. Ruel, P. Hendry, R. Masters, P. Bedard, W. Goldstein, F. Rubens, T. Mesana University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

547
48

FATE OF PULMONARY HYPERTENSION FOLLOWING MITRAL VALVE REPLACEMENT AND THE IMPACT OF MITRAL VALVE PATIENT-PROSTHESIS MISMATCH
V. Chan, B.K. Lam, T.G. Mesana, M. Ruel, F. Rubens, P. Hendry, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

548
49

METALLIC COMMISSUROTOME IN PATIENTS WITH MITRAL RESTENOSIS FOLLOWING BALLOON OR PREVIOUS SURGICAL COMMISSUROTOMY
B. Saejueng,
S. Tansuphaswadikul, K. Hengrussamee, W. Kehasukcharoen, T. Chantadansuwan, J. Assavahanrit, A. Kanoksin, Chest Diseases Institute, Nonthaburi, Thailand

549
50

EVALUATION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION WITH TDI IN PATIENTS WITH CALCIFIED MILD TO MODERATE AORTIC VALVE STENOSIS
G.D. Spyromitros, J.S. Papadopoylos, J.P. Tsoynos, General Hospital of Katerini, Katerini, Greece

550
51

STRAIN DOPPLER ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN THE ASSESSMENT OF EARLY DECOMPENSATION IN CHRONIC MITRAL REGURGITATION
A. Vitarelli, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

551

 

 

POS 510     Poster Session
SURGERY FOR LV DYSFUNCTION, CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION

 
52

EVEROLIMUS PREVENTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICROVASCULOPATY AFTER HEART TRANSPLANTATION
E. Osto, F. Tona, C. Castellani, G. Tarantini, A. Bortolami, M. Napodano, A.L.P. Caforio, G. Gerosa, S. Iliceto, A. Angelini, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

552
53

IMPAIRED CORONARY FLOW RESERVE IN HEART TRANSPLANT PATIENTS WITH NORMAL CORONARY ANGIOGRAMS: PREDICTIVE ROLE OF INTERSTITIAL FIBROSIS AND MEDIAL THICKENING OF INTRAMYOCARDIAL CORONARY ARTERIES
E.Osto, F. Tona, C. Castellani, M. Napodano, A. Bortolami, G. Tarantini, A.L.P. Caforio, G. Gerosa, A. Angelini, S. Iliceto, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

553
54

CORONARY FLOW RESERVE BY CONTRAST-ENHANCED TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY PREDICTS CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT VASCULOPATHY ONSET IN HEART TRANSPLANT PATIENTS WITH NORMAL CORONARY ANGIOGRAM
E.Osto, F. Tona, M. Napodano, A. Vinci, A. Bortolami, G. Tarantini, A.L.P. Caforio, R. Montisci, G. Gerosa, S. Iliceto, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

554
55

CORONARY FLOW RESERVE BY CONTRAST-ENHANCED TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY PREDICTS MAXIMAL EPICARDIAL INTIMAL THICKENING IN TRANSPLANT CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
E. Osto, F. Tona, G. Tarantini, M. Napodano, A.L.P. Caforio, A. Bortolami, A. Ramondo, G. Torregrossa, G. Gerosa, S. Iliceto, University of Padova, Padova, Italy

555

 

 

POS 601      Poster Session
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY

 
57

FREQUENCY OF STENT FRACTURE AS A CAUSE OF CORONARY RESTENOSIS AFTER SIROLIMUS-ELUTING STENT IMPLANTATION
J.S. Park, D.G. Shin, Y.J. Kim, G.R. Hong, W. Kim, B.S. Shim, Yeungnam University Hospital, Daegu, Korea

557
58

LATE OUTCOMES AFTER DRUG-ELUTING STENT IMPLANTATION IN "REAL-WORLD" CLINICAL PRACTICE
K.A. Ramsdale, A. Rao, O. Asghar, E. McKay, D.R. Ramsdale, The Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, UK

558
59

LATE OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES TREATED BY DRUG-ELUTING STENT IMPLANTATION IN "REAL-WORLD" CLINICAL PRACTICE
K.A. Ramsdale, A. Rao, O. Asghar, D.R. Ramsdale, The Cardiothoracic Centre, Liverpool, UK

559
  MORTALITY OF BARE METAL STENT (BMS) VS DRUG ELUTED STENT (DES) IMPLANTATION FOR SAPHENOUS VEIN GRAFT (SVG) STENOSIS
T.S. Dhanjal, City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
 
60

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN THE USE OF CARDIAC PROCEDURES FOLLOWING HOSPITAL ADMISSION WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
V.N. Singh, T. Law, K. Garner, M. Nelson, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA

560
61 INCIDENCE OF TRANSRADIAL ACCESS SITE BLEEDING COMPLICATIONS; A COMPARISON OF EFFICACY BETWEEN THE RADI-STOP® AND THE TR BAND™ COMPRESSION DEVICES
T.S. Lo, E.S. Lee, S. Krishnamoorthy, E. Fountzopoulos, A. Nadir, R. Butler, M. Gunning, J. Creamer, J. Nolan, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
561
62

INVESTIGATION OF WALL SHEAR STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN STENTED CORONARY ARTERY BIFURCATION
V. Dehlaghi, S. Najarian, A. Rai, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

562

 

 

POS 602      Poster Session
MYOCYTE AND RECEPTOR ABNORMALITIES IN HEART FAILURE

 
63

ROLE OF INTEGRIN RECEPTORS IN CARDIOMYOCYTE RESPONSE TO OXIDATIVE STRESS
L. Shewchuk, M. Ulanova, N. Khaper, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, ON, Canada

563

 

 

POS 603      Poster Session
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY IN HEART FAILURE

 
64

EFFECTS OF TREATMENT WITH G-CSF ON CARDIO RESPIRATORY FITNESS AND ECG RECORD IN EXPERIMENTAL CHAGAS’ DISEASE
S. Garcia, J. Vasconcelos, P. Guimaraes, C. Costa, R.S. Lima, L. Cortizo, W. Klein, C.K.C. Sa, R. Ribeiro dos Santos , M.B.P. Soares, CPQGM - FIOCRUZ

564

 

 

POS 604     Poster Session
COMPUTERS IN CARDIOLOGY

 
65

KYMOGRAM - A NEW TOOL FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF HEART VALVE PERFORMANCE
M. Kondruweit, T. Strecker, T. Wittenberg, S. Friedl, M. Weyand, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

565