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Sunday,
July 25, 2010
Monday,
July 26, 2010
Tuesday,
July 27, 2010
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Monday, July 26, 2010

MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
08:00 - 10:00   HALL A
  PL07        Plenary Session
ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF ANEURYSM / THORACIC AORTIC PATHOLOGY
 
  ASSESSMENT OF VASCULAR FUNCTION IN PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY: AN IMPORTANT EMERGING CLINICAL AREA (Invited Lecture)
G. Sandor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
  CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN WOMEN WITH TURNER SYNDROME (Invited Lecture)
A.T. Yetman, Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
 
  CONCURRENT INTRACRANIAL AND THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSMS (Invited Lecture)
G.A. Kuzmik, M. Feldman, M. Tranquilli, J.A. Rizzo, M. Johnson, J. Elefteriades, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
 
  RECENT ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM: ROLE OF PHOTOTHERAPY (Invited Lecture)
S. David Gertz, The Hebrew University -Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
 
  UPDATE ON MECHANISMS, MARKERS AND NON-SURGICAL THERAPIES FOR AORTIC ANEURYSM (Invited Lecture)
J. Golledge, James Cook University, School of Medicine, Queensland, Australia
 
 

MAST CELL PROTEASES CONTRIBUTE TO ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM FORMATION IN MICE (Invited Lecture)
G-P. Shi, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
 

 
  COMBINED SURGERY OF ACUTE TYPE A AORTIC DISSECTIONS BY ASCENDING AORTA REPLACEMENT AND BARE STENT
B. Leobon, D. Roux, S. Saccani, Y. Glock,
G. Fournial Department of Cardiovascular Surgery B, CHU De Rangueil, Toulouse, France
 
10:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
08:00 - 10:15   HALL B
 

PL08:     Plenary Session
PATHOGENESIS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
 

 
  DEDUCING THE MECHANISM OF DISEASES THROUGH EXPERIMENTAL THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
M. Navab, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
  ROLE OF INFLAMMASOME IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (Invited Lecture)
M. Takahashi, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
 
 

NOVEL MECHANISMS OF MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION AND CARDIOMETABOLIC DISORDERS (Invited Lecture)
M. Aikawa, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

 
 

DEFICIENCY OF TDAG51 IN APOE-DEFICIENT MICE REDUCES ATHEROGENESIS (Invited Lecture)
G.S. Hossain, J. Zhou, E. Lynn, K. Maclean,
B. Trigatti, S. Lhotak, D. Tang, J. Dickhout, R.C. Austin, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

 
  THE ROLE OF DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL APOPTOSIS (Invited Lecture)
T. Ishida, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima, Japan
 
  Modulation of the Atherosclerotic Plaque by Shear Stress (Invited Lecture)
S. Lehoux, Lady Davis Institute McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
 
  IS APOB100 INNOCENT IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS? IDENTIFICATION OF AN APOB100 DERIVED CHEMOTACTIC PEPTIDE FOR HUMAN INFLAMMATORY CELLS (Invited Lecture)
Z-Q. Yan, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
 
  THE ROLE OF PLASMACYTOID DENDRITIC CELLS IN PLAQUE DESTABILIZATION (Invited Lecture)
A. Niessner, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
 
  C-REACTIVE PROTEIN MEDIATED VASCULAR INJURY REQUIRES COMPLEMENT
A.J. Szalai, M.A. McCrory, F.G. Hage, S. Oparil,
D. Xing, Y.F. Chen, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
 
10:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
08:00 - 11:00   HALL C
 

S27   Session
NEW DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES

 
  REGADENOSON INDUCES COMPARABLE LEFT VENTRICULAR PERFUSION DEFECTS AS ADENOSINE: A QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FROM THE ADVANCE MPI 2 TRIAL
J.J. Mahmarian, M.D. Cerqueira, A.E. Iskandrian, T.M. Bateman, G.S. Thomas, R.C. Hendel,
L.A. Moye, A.W. Olmsted, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX, USA
 
  MYOCARDIAL PERFORMANCE INDEX BY TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING M-MODE PREDICTS MORTALITY IN THE GENERAL POPULATION
R. Mogelvang, T. Biering-Sorensen, S. Haahr-Pedersen, P. Schnohr, P. Sogaard, J.S. Jensen, Holbaek University Hospital, Holbaek, Denmark
 
  SAFETY OF REGADENOSON IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE PATIENTS
K. Ananthasubramaniam, G. Palani, Z. Husain,
A. Karthikeyan, V. Karthikeyan Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
 
  LAMBL’S EXCRESCENCES IN A COMMUNITY POPULATION VERSUS REFERRAL POPULATION: DO THEY INCUR A RISK OF EMBOLIC EVENTS?
M.J. Ansari, C. Shub, M. Grogan, W.D. Edwards,
I. Meissner, B. Khandheria, K.W. Klarich, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
 
  DISCOVERY OF ISCHEMIA BY MULTIPLE VARIABLES
J.C. Maganis, D.A. Drimmer, F.B. Rojo,
R.H.S. Selvester, M.H. Ellestad Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, USA
 
  STUDY EVALUATING THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE PUBLISHED APPROPRIATENESS CRITERIA FOR ORDERING PHOTON EMISSION COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (SPECT) MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING
R. Ramaraj, E. Panczyk, T.K. Walsh, M. Pack, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
 
  ROBOTIC-ASSISTED LOCOMOTION TRAINING IMPROVES LEFT VENTRICLE DIASTOLIC FUNCTION AND ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH LOST SENSORIMOTOR FUNCTION: AN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC STUDY
S. Sitia, L. Tomasoni, I. Bo, L. Gianturco,
V. Magagnin, E. Caiani, M. Turiel Cardiology Unit, Department of Health Technologies, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, University of Milan, Italy
 
  QTC PROLONGATION DURING VASODILATOR NUCLEAR STRESS TEST (NST) AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH ABNORMAL SCAN AND ALL CAUSE MORTALITY IN AN INNER-CITY HOSPITAL
N.C. Bhalodkar, M. Atoui, R. Alvi, A. Gardezi,
U. Khan, N. Paladugu, S. Blum Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, USA; Affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine
 
 
11:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
08:00 - 10:30   HALL D
  S28       Session
SECONDARY PREVENTION, MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS, PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION
 
  NATIONAL SERVICE FRAMEWORK FOR CORONARY HEART DISEASE IN ENGLAND: 10 YEARS OF IMPEMENTATION
H. Swanton, R. Boyle, The Heart Hospital, London, UK
 
  PREVALENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK FACTORS IN VON WILLEBRAND DISEASE PATIENTS
M.Y. Lim, A. Eckerman, K. Schmidt, R. Pruthi, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
 
  THE EFFECT OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE ON THE HEART RATE RESPONSE DURING A VALSALVA MANEUVER
S.A. Atapattu, G. Robalino, A. Badiye, C. Marin,
E. de Marchena, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
 
  DEPRESSION SUBTYPES, INFLAMMATION, AND NEW CORONARY HEART DISEASE (CHD) EVENTS IN PATIENTS WITH KNOWN CHD
J.A. Shaffer, K.W. Davidson, D. Shimbo, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
 
  THE TRIGLYCERIDE BUT NOT THE CHOLESTEROL CONTENT OF HDL IS ASSOCIATED WITH SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF STATIN INTOLERANCE
T. Bouhali, K. Tremblay, M. Santure, J. Methot,
L. Bouchard, D. Brisson, D. Gaudet Ecogene-21, Universite de Montreal, Chicoutimi, QC, Canada
 
  EFFECT OF INTENSIVE LIFESTYLE CHANGES ON ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION AND ON INFLAMMATORY MARKERS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
H.S. Dod, R. Bhardwaj, V. Sajja, G. Weidner,
G. Hobbs, N.C. Nanda, B.E. Warden, R.J. Beto,
D. Ornish, A.C. Jain, WVUH Morgantown, WV, USA
 
 
  STABLE NUCLEIC ACID LIPID PARTICLE MEDIATED GENE SILENCING AMELIORATES ATHEROGENIC HYPERLIPIDEMIA IN MICE
M.L.E. MacDonald, J. Kaldestad, K. McClintock,
A. Dhillon, M.L. Eisenhardt, C. Kwok, D. Le,
J.R. Phelps, I. MacLachlan, A.C.H. Lee, Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Burnaby, BC, Canada
 
  PARADOXICAL SYSTOLIC BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASE AFTER GRADED EXERCISE PREDICTS SEVERE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY
T.C. Su, M.F. Chen, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
 
  STATINS DO NOT AFFECT LDL AND HDL SUBFRACTIONS AND THEIR PARTICLE SIZES AMONG ASIAN INDIANS
N.C. Bhalodkar, J. Loganathan, A. Mehta,
D. Purwaha, S. Blum Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA
 
  EFFECT OF LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN APHERESIS ON PLASMA LEVELS OF APOLIPORPTEIN E4
P.M. Moriarty, J.P. Luyendyk, C.A. Gibson,
J.M. Backes University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, USA
 
10:30 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
10:45 - 13:30   HALL A
 

PL09:          Plenary Session   
INSIGHTS INTO THE MECHANISM AND MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION / STROKE PREVENTION

 
  CALCIUM/CALMODULIN KINASE, DYSFUNCTIONAL SARCOPLASMIC RETICULUM, AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (Invited Lecture)
D. Dobrev, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
 
  CARDIAC CONSEQUENCES OF ALTERED SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (Invited Lecture)
A. Goette, St. Vincenz-Hospital, Paderborn, Germany
 
  MRI FOR AF MANAGEMENT: STAGING AF AND BEYOND (Invited Lecture)
N. Marrouche, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
 
  LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE OCCLUSION (Invited Lecture)
H. Sievert, Cardiovascular Center Frankfurt, Germany
 
  OKE PREVENTION IN AF PATIENTS: MULTIPLE THERAPEUTIC GOALS (Invited Lecture)
A. Capucci, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Torrette, Italy
 
  NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ANTICOAGULATION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (Invited Lecture)
A. Martinez-Rubio, Hospital de Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
 
  TELEMEDICINE FOR DIAGNOSING AND MANAGING PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN OUTPATIENTS: THE PHONE, NOT THE PILL, IN THE POCKET (Invited Lecture)
A. Roth, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
 
  THE EMERGING USE OF CRYOABLATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (Invited Lecture)
P.G. Guerra, Montreal Heart Institute, Canada
 
  CARDIAC REMODELING WITH RHYTHM VERSUS RATE CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN PATIENTS WTH HEART FAILURE: INSIGHTS FROM THE AF-CHF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC SUB-STUDY (Invited Lecture)
A. Ducharme, Montreal Heart Institute, Quebec, Canada
 
  ABLATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION USING A NOVEL UNI- AND BIPOLAR RADIOFREQUENCY ENERGY ABLATION SYSTEM (Invited Lecture)
T. Deneke, University of Bochum, Germany
 
  CAVOTRICUSPID ISTHMUS CATHETER ABLATION WITHOUT THE USE OF FLUOROSCOPY
L. Tercedor, M. Alvarez, R.S. Galdeano, L. Munoz, F. Valverde, R. Penas, R. Melgares, University Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain
 
13:30 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
10:45 - 13:00   HALL B
 

PL10:     Plenary Session   
OXIDATIVE STRESS AND INFLAMMATION IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

 
  PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF AORTIC STENOSIS: ROLE OF OXIDATIVE STRESS (Invited Lecture)
D.D. Heistad, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
 
  LOX-1 IN CARDIOVASCULAR DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
T. Sawamura, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Suita, Osaka, Japan
 
  REGULATION OF NAD(P)H OXIDASE BY HEMODYNAMIC FORCES: IMPACT ON ARTERIOSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
H. Morawietz, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
 
  NOVEL MYLEOPEROXIDASE INHIBITORS INHIBIT LDL OXIDATION AND IMPROVE VASODILATATION (Invited Lecture)
K.A. Pritchard Jr., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
 
  CRP AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: USE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE? (Invited Lecture)
B.G. Nordestgaard, Copenhagen University, Denmark
 
  HSP60, INFLAMMATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
A.A. Knowlton, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
 
  SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAYS IMPLICATED IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
S. Amar, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
 
  THE ALTERATION OF THE BIOENERGETIC PATHWAY AGGRAVATES ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN PARAOXONASE-2 DEFICIENCY MICE
A. Devarajan, N. Bourquard, S. Morvardi, C. Clarke, V. Grijalva, D. Meriwether III, J.F. Teiber, L. Vergnes, K. Reue, S.T. Reddy The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
 
  A PROTEOMIC STUDY OF THE AORTIC MEDIA IN HUMAN THORACIC AORTIC DISSECTION: IMPLICATION FOR OXIDATIVE STRESS
M.F. Liao, Z.Y. Liu, J.M. Bao, Z.Q. Zhao, J.W. Hu,
X. Feng, Q.S. Lu, Y.L. Liu, Q.Y. Wu, Z.P. Jing, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China
 
13:00 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
10:45 - 13:45   HALL C
 

S29     Session
NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE PATHOGENESIS AND TREATMENT OF CARDIOMYOPATHIES
       

 
  RISK FACTORS FOR TOTAL HEART BLOCK AFTER TRANSCORONARY ABLATION OF SEPTAL HYPERTROPHY
T. Lawrenz, M. Schloesser, M. Bartelsmeier,
C. Leuner, C. Strunk-Mueller, D. Meyer zu Vilsendorf, H. Kuhn, C. Stellbrink, Klinikum Bielefeld-Mitte, Bielefeld, Germany
 
  EARLY DYSTROPHIN DISRUPTION IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF EXPERIMENTAL CHRONIC CHAGAS CARDIOMYOPATHY
C.M. Prado, M.R.N. Celes, L.M. Malvestio,
E.C. Campos, L.A. Jelicks, H.B. Tanowitz,
M.A. Rossi
, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, USP, Brazil
 
  A SERVO-CONTROLLED CANINE MODEL OF STABLE SEVERE ISCHEMIC LEFT VENTRICULAR FAILURE
R.L. Wagner, W.B. Hood, Jr., P.A. Howland, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
 
  OCCULT ENDOCARDIAL THROMBOSIS IN IDIOPATHIC LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION
A. Frustaci, P. Severino, E. Canali, C. Centurion,
M. Mancone, R. Verardo, F. Fedele, C. Chimenti, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
 
  EFFECT OF WEIGHT LOSS ON VENTRICULAR REPOLARIZATION IN MORBIDLY OBESE PATIENTS
R. Mukerji, M.A. Alpert, University of Missouri Health Sciences Center, Columbia, MO, USA
 
  EFFECT OF ADAPTIVE SERVO VENTILATOR ON CARDIAC FUNCTION IN NORMAL AND HEART DISEASE SUBJECTS
T. Taguchi, H. Adachi, J. Murakami, E. Yamashita, R. Kawaguchi, T. Toyama, S.Naito, H. Hoshizaki,
S. Oshima, Gunma Prefectural Cardiovascular Center, Maebashi, Gunma, Japan
 
  ACCURACY OF ECG CRITERIA FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY
R. Krittayaphong, V. Nomsawadi, M. Muenkaew,
M. Miniphan, Siriraj Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
 
 
  COMPLICATIONS OF LOW-DOSE, ECHO-GUIDED ALCOHOL SEPTAL ABLATIONS FOR OBSTRUCTIVE HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
J. Veselka, D. Zemanek, P. Tomasov, S. Homolova, R. Adlova, CardioVascular Center, University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic
 
 
  PREDICTORS OF LEFT VENTRICULAR MASS AMONG PREDOMINANTLY HISPANIC AND AFRICAN AMERICAN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS IN AN INNER CITY HOSPITAL
N.C. Bhalodkar, H. Chelimilla, A. Garg, L. Vicioso, S. Srikakarlapudi, A.M. Limaye, S. Blum, J.N. Bella, Bronx
 
  THE EFFECT OF ETHNICITY ON COMPUTERIZED ELECTROCARDIOGRAM MEASUREMENT OF COLLEGE ATHLETES
J. Sadik, M.G. Gademan, M.J. Lipinski, D. Sedehi, E.A. Ashley, V.F. Froelicher Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center / Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA
 
 
  SUPPRESSION OF MYOCARIAL HYPERTROPHY BY PHOSPHODIESTERASE–5 INHIBITORS: THE ROLE OF CALCINEURIN AND P 38 MAPK
S.Y. Khatib, A. Zeidan, M. Al-Jinabi, A. Badwan Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
 
 
13:45 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
10:45 - 13:45   HALL D
  S30     Session
ATHEROSCLEROSIS: PRIMARY PREVENTION, RISK ASSESSMENT
 
  IMPACT OF KIDNEY DISEASE AND BLOOD PRESSURE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: RESULTS FROM THE JAPAN ARTERIOSCLEROSIS LONGITUDINAL STUDY
T. Ninomiya, Y. Kiyohara, Y. Tokuda, Y. Doi,
H. Arima, A. Harada, Y. Ohashi, H. Ueshima, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
 
  RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DEPRESSION AND C-REACTIVE PROTEIN LEVELS AND FIRST CORONARY HEART DISEASE EVENT
K.W. Davidson, J.A. Shaffer, J.E. Schwartz,
S.A. Kirkland, E. Mostofsky, D. Fink, D. Guernsey, D. Schimbo, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, USA
 
  CAROTID DIAMETER IMPROVES THE CAROTID IMT CAPACITY TO PREDICT CORONARY EVENTS: DATA FROM THE IMPROVE STUDY
D. Baldassarre, M. Amato, E. Tremoli, on behalf of the IMPROVE study group Department of Pharmacological Sciences, University of Milan, Italy
 
  MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY FROM CORONARY HEART DISEASE IN GERMANY ATTRIBUTABLE TO PASSIVE SMOKING
J. Heidrich, J. Wellmann, P. Heuschmann, U. Keil, University of Muenster, Germany, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Germany
 
  CAROTID INTIMA MEDIAL THICKNESS (CIMT) AND SMALL ARTERY ELASTICITY (C2) AS A POWERFUL TOOL FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD) RISK STRATIFICATION AS COMPARED WITH HIGH-SENSITIVITY C-REACTIVE PROTEIN (HCRP) REGARDLESS OF SEX
M. El Shahawy, M. Entcheva, J.N. Cohn, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, Fl, USA
 
  HOUSEHOLD FOOD INSECURITY AND OCCURRENCE OF CARDIAC RISK FACTORS IN
A. Bajaj, D.D. Ramdath, M. Moghadasian,
P.K. Singal, St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
 
  AGGRESSIVE TREATMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS RESULTS IN THE REDUCTION OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS GROWTH AS MEASURED BY CAROTID INTIMA MEDIA THICKNESS: EXPERIENCE FROM AN ATHEROSCLEROSIS PREVENTION CLINIC
D.M. Eldringhoff, J.M. Backes, J.F. Ruisinger,
J.S. Dutton, B.J. Barnes, J.M. Belmont, P.M. Moriarty, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
 
  ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN YOUNG: WHO IS AT RISK?
S. Bajaj, N. Gupta, R. Parikh, N. Parikh, O. Alrabadi, A. Hamdan, M. Bikkina, F. Shamoon St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey, USA
 
  HDL/APO B RATIO EQUAL OR GREATER THAN 1 AS A POTENTIAL TARGET FOR PREVENTION AND REVERSAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE?
K.J. Reddy, M. Singh, R.R. Batsell, R.A. Miraskar, J.R. Bangit Reddy Cardiac Wellness, Sugarland, TX, USA
 
  INVERSE CORRELATION BETWEEN BMI AND CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHIC FINDINGS IN AN INNER-CITY MINORITY POPULATION
H. Shaqra, N. Fida, J. Loganathan, T. Haque,
M.U. Anwer, S. Blum, S.S. Chilimuri, N. Bhalodkar Bronx Lebanon Hospital Centre Affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
 
13:45 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
14:00 - 16:30   HALL A
  PL11     Plenary Session
NEW CONCEPTS IN CARDIAC REMODELING AND MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION
 
  SUBCELLULAR REMODELING IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE DUE TO MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (Invited Lecture)
N.S. Dhalla, International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
 
  ALGINATES FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
H.N. Sabbah, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
 
  AUTOPHAGY IN THE ISCHEMIC HEART (Invited Lecture)
D.K. Das, University of Connecticut Medical Center, Farmington, CT, USA
 
  AGING AND MODULATION OF THE RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN-SYSTEM POST INFARCTION (Invited Lecture)
B.I. Jugdutt, University of Alberta Hospitals, Edmonton, AL, Canada
 
  PLEIOTROPIC EFFECTS OF PIOGLITAZONE AFFECTING MYOCARDIAL PROTECTION AGAINST ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY (Invited Lecture)
Y. Ye, J.R. Perez-Polo, Y. Birnbaum, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
 
  INHIBITION OF MALONYL COA DECARBOXYLASE PREVENTS ADVERSE CARDIAC REMODELLING POST-INFARCTION (Invited Lecture)
G. Lopaschuk, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AL, Canada
 
 
  CARDIOPROTECTIVE ACTION OF OXYTOCIN: POSSIBLE ROLE IN STRESS (Invited Lecture)
D. Jezova, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
 
  THE ROLE OF THROMBOSPONDIN-1 IN INFARCT HEALING AND CARDIAC REMODELING (Invited Lecture)
N. Frangogiannis, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
 
16:30 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
14:00 - 16:15   HALL B
 

PL12      Plenary Session
NOVEL RISK FACTORS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE   

 
  NOVEL RISK FACTORS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
E.L. Barrett-Connor, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
 
  OBESITY AND MYOCARDIAL REPOLARIZATION (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Alpert, St. John's Mercy Medical Center, St Louis, MO, USA
 
  ANTIRETROVIRALS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
C.J. Chen, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
 
  THE RATIO OF SERUM ADIPONECTIN LEVEL TO HOMEOSTASIS MODEL ASSESSMENT OF INSULIN RESISTANCE IS A POWERFUL INDEX OF METABOLIC SYNDROME IN AN AGED JAPANESE POPULATION: RESULTS FROM THE KING STUDY (Invited Lecture)
M. Yokota, Aichi-Gakuin University, Nagoya, Japan
 
  TESTOSTERONE AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: A SEX-SPECIFIC CONNECTION (Invited Lecture)
G. Laughlin, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
 
  HEART RATE - WHAT ROLE IN CV RISK AND PROTECTION? (Invited Lecture)
S. Gupta, Whipps Cross and St. Bartholomew's Hospitals, Leytonstone, UK
 
  IS LOW HDL A MARKER OR A CAUSAL FACTOR FOR HEART DISEASE? (Invited Lecture)
A. Tybjærg-Hansen, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
 
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
14:00 - 16:30   HALL C
 

S31        Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE/ HEART VALVE SURGERY

 
  NORMOTHERMIC CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS VS. DEEP HYPOTHERMIC CIRCULATORY ARREST FOR REMOVING INFERIOR VENA CAVA TUMOR THROMBUS
J.L. Navia, E.R. Nowicki, E.H. Blackstone,
N. Brozzi, F.A. Atik, J. Rajeswaran, A.M. Gillinov, L.G. Svensson, S. Al-Ruzzeh, B.W. Lytle Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA
 
  AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT IN HIGH-RISK PATIENT WITH SEVERE LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION
K. Kuwaki, A. Amano, H. Inaba, K. Tambara,
T. Yamamoto, K. Kikuchi, S. Dohi, T. Matsumura,
H. Yamaoka, A. Shimada Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
 
  BOVINE ARCH – A MARKER FOR THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM
M. Hornick, R. Moomiaie, H. Mojibian, M. Tranquilli, J.A. Elefteriades, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
 
  APOPTOSIS INDUCED BY AN ESCHERICHIA COLI STRAIN IN AN EXPERIMENTAL ENDOCARDITIS MODEL
J.K. Olague Franco, M. Dominguez-Hernandez,
I. Hernandez Canaveral, A. Plascencia-Hernandez, O.M. Meilhac, University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
 
  REPEAT PERCUTANEOUS MITRAL VALVULOPLASTY (PMV) IN PATIENTS WITH RECURRENT MITRAL VALVE STENOSIS FOLLOWING TO PREVIOUS PMV (IMMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM OUTCOME)
M. Ghasemi, M. Sanatkarfar, A. Kaboli,
M.R. Movahed, Research Center Of Endovascular Intervention, Tehran, Iran
 
  DOPPLER AND CATHTER GRADIENT DISCREPANCIES IN AORTIC STENOSIS: POTENTIAL ROLE OF REYNOLDS NUMBER
J.C. Adams, P. Jiamsripong, H.P. Chaliki,
M. Belohlavek, E.M. McMahon, V. Marupakula,
J. Heys, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
 
  DESCRIPTION OF A NOVEL EX-VIVO IMAGING AND INVESTIGATION TECHNIQUE TO RECORD, ANALYZE AND VISUALIZE HEART VALVE MOTION UNDER PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS
M. Kondruweit, S. Friedl, T. Wittenberg, R. Tandler, M. Weyand, University-Hospital Erlangen, 2Fraunhofer-Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, Erlangen, Germany
 
  THE CAUSE OF ASCENDING AORTIC DILATATION IN PATIENTS WITH BICUSPID AORTIC VALVE
F. Robicsek, R.F. Padera, M.J. Thubrikar,
K.W. Lobdell, S.C. Stamou, Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
 
  PREVALENCE OF MITRAL REGURGITATION BY FUNCTIONAL CLASS IN THE US ADULT POPULATION
A.P. Badiye, G. Robalino, J. Junttila, S. Atapattu,
M. Nakamura, E. de Marchena, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
 
16:30 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
14:00 - 16:45   HALL D
 

S32     Session
ARRHYTHMIA I: SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH/ IMPLANTABLE ANTIARRHYTHMIC DEVICES/ PACING

 
  VICTIMS OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH WITH AMBIGUOUS AUTOPSIES: POTENTIAL FOR ERRONEOUS INTERPRETATION?
H. Raju, M. Papadakis, M. Govindan, R. Bastiaenen, N. Chandra, N. Edwards, A. O'Sullivan,
M.N. Sheppard, E. Behr, S. Sharma, St George's University of London, UK
 
  THE DIAGNOSTIC YIELD OF BRUGADA SYNDROME IN VICTIMS OF SUDDEN ARRHYTHMIC DEATH SYNDROME: AN UNDERESTIMATED ENTITY?
M. Papadakis, N. Chandra, H. Raju, R. Bastiaenen, A. O’Sullivan, T. Fonseca, E. Sawyer, N. van Niekerk, S. Sharma, St George's University of London & University Hospital Lewisham, UK
 
  C-REACTIVE PROTEIN: A NEW MARKER OF ARRHYTHMIC EVENT IN BRUGADA SYNDROME?
A. Bonny, F. Larrazet, I. Ditah, F. Hidden-Lucet,
G. Fontaine, R. Frank, Hopital Saint Camille, Bry Sur Marne, France
 
  ECG SCREENING OF 32,000 YOUNG ADULTS FOR SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH (SCD) UTILIZING TRAINED COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS: REPORT OF OUR EXPERIENCE
J.C. Marek, J. Davis, V. Bufalino, K. Marek, Midwest Heart Foundation, Lombard, Illinois, USA
 
  IS MINIMALLY INVASIVE LEFT VENTRICULAR EPICARDIAL LEAD IMPLANTATION THE BEST TREATMENT OPTION FOR BIVENTRICULAR PACING IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE?
J.L. Navia, N. Brozzi, F.A. Atik, E.R. Nowicki,
S. Al-Ruzzeh, E. Sepulveda, E.H. Blackstone, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
 
  SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF PRIMARY PROPHYLAXIS CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATORS IN OCTOGENERIANS
W.J. Strimel, S. Koplik, H.R. Chen, J. Song,
S.K.S. Huang Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Scott and White Hospital and Clinic: Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing, TX, USA
 
  FALLING INCIDENCE OF VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION INCIDENCE AMONG OUT-OF-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARRESTS
J. Jensen, C. Torp-Pedersen, S.L. Nielsen,
G.H. Gislason, F.K. Lippert, F. Folke, Copenhagen University Hospital, Gentofte, Denmark
 
 
  OLDER AGE AND ANEMIA MAY PREVENT LEFT ATRIAL REVERSE REMODELING AFTER CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY
A.S. So, H.B. Mukhtar, T. McConnell, V. Cotarlan,
C. Wenger, F. Maguire, J. Shirani, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
 
  ONE-YEAR CHRONIC PERFORMANCE OF A 1.1MM ELECTRODE SPACING ATRIAL LEAD IN ICD RECIPIENTS (ASTER STUDY)
K. Seidl, K.H. Kuck, H.J. Trappe, P. Santerelli,
K. Hahlweg, F.K. Pohle, M. Simon, J. Sperzel, Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at the Heart Centre of Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany
 
  RISK FACTORS FOR REHOSPITALIZATION FOR SYNCOPE AND FOR LONG-TERM MORTALITY IN 325 CONSECUTIVE PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED FOR SYNCOPE
S. Sule, C. Palaniswamy, W.S. Aronow, C. Ahn,
S.J. Peterson, S. Adapa, L. Mudambi, H. Lai,New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
 
  DIAGNOSIS OF UNEXPLAINED CARDIAC ARREST: ROLE OF LONG QT SYNDROME GENETIC SCREENING
L. Tercedor-Sanchez, J. Jimenez-Jaimez,
M. Alvarez-Lopez, R.S. Galdeano, R. Melgares-Moreno, Virgen de las Nieves Hospital, Granada, Spain
 
16:45 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
16:45 - 18:45   HALL A
 

PL13    Plenary Session
HOW TO TREAT HEART FAILURE WHEN PILLS DON'T WORK ANYMORE / CARDIAC SURGERY / MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT

 
  CENTRALLY MEDIATED REGULATION OF SYMPATHETIC OUTFLOW IN HEART FAILURE: IMPROVING NO BRAKES WITH EXERCISE TRAINING? (Invited Lecture)
K.P. Patel, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
 
  SURGICAL TREATMENT OF HEART FAILURE: CURRENT STRATEGIES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS (Invited Lecture)
L.P. Perrault, S. Maltais, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada
 
 

TRENDS IN HEART TRANSPLANTATION IN THE UNITED STATES - 1999 TO 2008 (Invited Lecture)
M.R Johnson, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA

 
  MANENT MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT IN PATIENTS OF ADVANCED AGE (Invited Lecture)
R. Hetzer, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany
 
 

CURRENT STATUS OF DESTINATION THERAPY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF END-STAGE HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
D.M. Meyer, University of Texas, Dallas, TX, USA

 
  CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY: DO WE NEED A SCREENING? (Invited Lecture)
M.H. Pitzalis, The Brody School of Medicine at ECU East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC, USA
 
  IMPROVEMENT IN TWO YEAR SURVIVAL IN VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE PATIENTS AFTER IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INTENSIVE SURVEILLANCE PROTOCOL (Invited Lecture)
S.V. Pamboukian, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
 
  ULTRAFILTRATION THERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE: AN UPDATE FOR 2010 (Invited Lecture)
A. Kazory, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
 
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
16:45 - 19:00   HALL B
 

PL14   Plenary Session
CORONARY CIRCULATION - FROM PHYSIOLOGY TO CLINICAL PATHOLOGY / ISCHEMIC PRECONDITIONING    

 
  WHAT IS CORONARY BLOOD FLOW RESERVE? ROLE OF CAPILLARIES (Invited Lecture)
S. Kaul, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA
 
  CORONARY MICROEMBOLIZATION- BEDSIDE TO BENCH AND BACK TO BEDSIDE (Invited Lecture)
G. Heusch, University of Essen Medical School, Essen, Germany
 
  REGULATION OF CORONARY MICROCIRCULATION BY ADENOSINE: FROM PHYSIOLOGY TO PATHOPHYSIOLOGY (Invited Lecture)
L. Kuo, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX, USA
 
  VASOMOTOR SYMPTOMS AND CORONARY ARTERY CALCIUM (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Allison, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA MECHANISM OF ACS ONSET - INSIGHT FROM ANGIOSCOPY (Invited Lecture) Yasunori Ueda, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
 
  MECHANISM OF ACS ONSET - INSIGHT FROM ANGIOSCOPY (Invited Lecture)
Y. Ueda, Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
 
  PHOSPHORYLATION OF ARC IS A CRITICAL ELEMENT IN THE ANTI-APOPTOTIC EFFECT OF ANESTHETIC PRECONDITIONING
X. Lu, P.G. Moore, H. Liu, S. Schaefer, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
 
  FISH OIL INDUCED INCREASE IN MEMBRANE PEROXIDATION POTENTIAL PARADOXICALLY PROMOTES PRECONDITIONING
P.L. McLennan, G.G. Abdukeyum, A.J. Owen,
T.A. Larkin, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
 
  REMOTE NOCICEPTOR-INDUCED CONDITIONING: PROTECTING THE HEART VIA THE SKIN
X. Ren, T. Helmy, M. Leesar, J. Rubenstein, Y. Liu, L. Haar, T. Forde, M. Tranter, N.L. Weintraub,
W.K. Jones, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
 
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
16:45 - 18:45   HALL C
 

S33   Session
GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF HEART DISEASE, GENE AND CELL BASED THERAPIES, BASIC RESEARCH    

 
  A ROLE FOR TOLL-LIKE RECEPTOR 3 VARIANTS IN HOST SUSCEPTIBILITY TO ENTEROVIRAL MYOCARDITIS AND DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
C. Gorbea, K.A. Makar, M. Pauschinger,
H.P. Schultheiss, J.A. Towbin, J.G. Vallejo,
N.E. Bowles, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
 
  THE 4399MET ALLELE OF THE LPA GENE EXPLAINS THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE CCTC HAPLOTYPE AND CORONARY HEART DISEASE
D. Shiffman, J.Z. Louie, C.M. Rowland, M.J. Malloy, J.P. Kane, J.J. Devlin Celera, Alameda, CA, USA
 
  ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ADIPONECTIN GENE POLYMORPHISMS AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN IRANIAN POPULATION
J. Behravan, S. Sabouri, M. Ghayour Mobarhan,
M. Mouhebati, S. Omidvar Tehrani, M. Hassany,
J. Kasaian, F. Tatari, R. Paydar, H. Esmaeili, Biotechnology Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
 
  MYOCARDIAL REGENERATION STUDY: IN VITRO COMPARISON OF HUMAN FETAL PLACENTA VERSUS BONE MARROW DERIVED MESECHYMAL STEM CELLS
D. Xu, M.N. Duong, B.L. Yen, C. Renzo, R. Chiu, McGill University-Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada
 
  GENETIC POLYMORPHISMS AND PLASMA LEVELS OF MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASES IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
S.M.H. Ghaderian,R. Akbarzadeh Najar,
A.S. Tabatabaei Panah, H. Vakili, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Iran
 
  REGENERATION OF INFRACTED MYOCARDIUM WITH NUTRITIONALLY MODIFIED CARDIAC STEM CELLS
D.K. Das, Cardiovascular Research Center, University of Connecticut, CT, USA
 
  GENE REPLACEMENT THERAPY INDUCES DEVELOPMENT OF NEW CORONARY ARTERIES CIRCUMVENTING CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
J. Giannios, N. Liasis, N. Alexandropoulos, Erasinio Hospital, Athens, Greece
 
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
16:45 - 19:30   HALL D
 

S34   Session
ARRHYTHMIA II: DIAGNOSES, DRUG THERAPY/ ABLATION   

 
  CLINICAL IMPACT OF IMAGE INTEGRATION SYSTEM FOR CATHETER ABLATION OF PERSISTENT/PERMANENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
P.F. Pollice, F.A. Fabiani, S.E. Saad, P.P. Pollice, University of Berne, Switzerland
 
  PREDICTORS AND OUTCOME OF HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND ELEVATED CARDIAC ENZYMES
K.L. Vinales, H.P. Chaliki, M.Q. Najib,
P. Surapaneni, V. Marupakula, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
 
  ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: HOW FAR WE ARE FROM IDEAL MANAGEMENT?
A. Shah, V. Manglam, V. Sharma, H. Singh,
N.P. Waterfield, S.D. Rosen, C.M. Bellamy, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, London, UK
 
  ABLATION OF PERSISTENTLY INDUCIBLE AV NODAL REENTRY TACHYCARDIA UTILIZING A LEFT ATRIAL APPROACH
R.C. Klein, McKay-Dee Hospital Center, Ogden, Utah, USA
 
  THE RELATIONSHIP OF LEFT ATRIUM LINEAR DIMENSIONS TO LEFT ATRIUM VOLUME MEASURED BY CARDIAC MULTI-DETECTOR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY (MDCT) IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
E.A. Charaf, S. Verma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
 
  DO ALL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION PATIENTS REQUIRE IN-HOSPITAL LOADING OF DOFETILIDE AND SOTALOL?
K. Agusala, A. Oesterle, T. Caprio, R. Passman, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
 

   

 

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