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Sunday,
July 25, 2010
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July 26, 2010
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July 27, 2010
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Sunday, July 25, 2010

09:00 - 10:15   HALL A
 09:00 OC OPENING CEREMONY  
09:35 - 10:15  OL OPENING LECTURE -
HALL A
     
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
10:45-13:15   HALL A
  PL01    Plenary Session:
OXIDATIVE STRESS AND BIOMARKERS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
 
 
  OXIDATIVE STRESS: BIOLOGY AND BIOMARKERS IN THE VASCULAR SYSTEM (Invited Lecture)
K. Maiese, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
 
  THE ROLE OF EXCESS RADICAL FLUX IN HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
P.K. Singal, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences St. Boniface Research Center, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
 
 
  INFLAMMATION AND HEART FAILURE; CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES OR BOTH? (Invited Lecture)
D. Anzulovic-Miroševic, M. Zaninotto, M.M. Mion, M. Plebani, M.L. Barzon, I. Castagliuolo, P. Brun, G. Palů,
S. Dalla-Volta
, University of Padova Medical School, Padova, Italy
 
  ENDOTHELIAL NITRIC OXIDE - PEROXYNITRITE IMBALANCE IN HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
T. Malinski, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA
 
  MOLECULAR REGULATION OF APOPTOSIS IN THE HEART: "TO BE OR NOT TO NF-KB (Invited Lecture)
L.A. Kirshenbaum, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
 
  MYELOPEROXIDASE: A MARKER AND MEDIATOR OF ACUTE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
J.G. Filep, University of Montreal, Canada
 
  NOVEL CORONARY IMAGING AND MULTI-BIOMARKER STRATEGY FOR ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (Invited Lecture)
Y. Seino, Nippon Medical School Chiba-Hokusoh Hospital, Chiba, Japan
 
  THROMBOXANE RECEPTOR AT THE CROSS-ROAD OF INFLAMMATION AND OXIDATIVE STRESS IN ATHEROGENESIS (Invited Lecture)
D. Pratico, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
 
  IDENTIFICATION OF A CARDIAC SPECIFIC PROTEIN TRANSDUCTION DOMAIN BY IN VIVO BIOPANNING USING A M13 PHAGE PEPTIDE DISPLAY LIBRARY (Invited Lecture)
M. Zahid, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
 
13:15 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
10:45-13:15   HALL B

 

PL02   Plenary Session:
NOVEL TREATMENT AVENUES IN HEART FAILURE

 

  HEART RATE REDUCTION AND CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOMES: IS THERE A THERAPEUTIC RELATION? (Invited Lecture)
J.S. Borer, SUNY Downstate, NY, USA
 
 
  RELAXIN IN ACUTE DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
R.E. Hobbs, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
 
 
  CARDIAC TROPONIN AND HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
W.L. Miller, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
 
  LOOKING FORWARD, LOOKING BACK: ASSESSING VARIATIONS IN HOSPITAL RESOURCE USE AND OUTCOMES FOR ELDERLY PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
M.K. Ong, C.M. Mangione, P.S. Romano, Q. Zhou,
A.D. Auerbach, B. Davidson, T.G. Ganiats, S. Greenfield, J.J. Escarce, University of California: Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
  THE ROLE OF COENZYME Q10 IN REFRACTORY CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
A. Kumar, Govt. Medical College/G.N.D. Hospital, Amritsar, India
 
  ROLE OF RYANODINE RECEPTOR AS A NEW THERAPEUTIC TARGET IN DIABETIC HEART DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
B. Turan, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
 
  TREATING CONGESTION IN ADVANCED HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
J.N. Nanas, University of Athens, Greece
 
  REGULATION OF PDE5 EXPRESSION IN THE FAILING HEART (Invited Lecture)
Y. Chen, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
 
  CTHRC1 - A NOVEL CARDIOTROPIC HORMONE
I. Pinz, J.P. Stohn, R.J. LeClair, M. Maslov, Q. Wang, A.S. Cuttler, L. Liaw, V. Lindner Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Scarborough, ME, USA
 
13:15 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
10:45 - 13:30   HALL C
  S21   Session:  
ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY
 
  CANDESARTAN SUPPRESSES INCREASE IN SECRETED FRIZZLED RELATED PROTEIN 2 AND FIBROSIS DURING HEALING AFTER REPERFUSED MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN THE RAT MODEL
B.I. Jugdutt, A. Palaniyappan, H. Idikio, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
 
 
  CONTRAST-INDUCED NEPHROPATHY IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING EMERGENCY PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION FOR ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
T. Senoo, M. Motohiro, H. Kamihata, S. Yamamoto,
T. Isono, K. Manabe, T. Sakuma, S. Yoshida, Y. Sutani,
T. Iwasaka Kansai Medical University, Hirakata City, Osaka, Japan
 
  IMPACT OF SYMPTOM-TO-REPERFUSION TIME ON LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC FUNCTION FOLLOWING ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
S.B. Prasad, V. See, P. Brown, T. McKay, A. Narayan,
P. Kovoor, L. Thomas, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
 
  LOX-1 IS INVOLVED IN THE COMPLEMENT ACTIVATION BY ENDOGENOUS C-REACTIVE PROTEIN AND MYOCARDIAL REPERFUSION INJURY
Y. Fujita, K. Otsui, A. Kakino, S. Yamaguchi, Y. Sato,
R. Yoshimoto, T. Sawamura National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Suita, Osaka, Japan
 
  IMPACT OF RANDOM PLASMA GLUCOSE ON ADMISSION IN DIABETIC PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
V.H. Tan, J. Chow, P.P. Goh, K.L. Tong, K.S. Tan,
J. Lingamanaicker, V. Lim, G. Leong, S.H. Ong, Y.S. Goh, C.H. Tan, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
 
  FLU VACCINATION AND ADVERSE OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED NON-ST ELEVATION ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
M. Zahid, I. Singla, C.B. Good, A.F. Sonel University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
 
  LOW DOSE THROMBOLYTIC TREATMENT IS EFFECTIVE IN RESTORING PATENCY IN THE CAROTID ARTERIES, IN A CLINICALLY RELEVANT LARGE ANIMAL MODEL
E. Tseliou, A. Ntalianis, E. Kaldara, M. Bonios, S. Vakrou, M. Konstantakis, M. Tsamatsoulis, V. Kontopidi, J. Terrovitis, J. Nanas, University of Athens, Greece
 
  FASTER ENDOTHELIALISATION OF A NEW BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER STENT
C.J. Wolf, M. Nemec, S. Ingerle, H. Weber, SMZ-Ost, Vienna, Austria
 
13:30 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
10:45 - 12:30   HALL D
  S22   Session:  
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY/ CONGINITAL HEART DISEASE
 
  VALVE REPAIR IN RHEUMATIC MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
F.A. Fabiani, S.E. Saad, P.F. Pollice, P.P. Pollice, University of Berne, Switzerland
 
  CORONARY FLOW DYNAMICS IN CHILDREN AFTER REPAIR OF TETRALOGY OF FALLOT ASSESSED WITH TRANSTHORACIC DOPPLER ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
E.H. Aburawi, E. Pesonen, United Arab Emirates University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Al-Ain, UAE
 
  THE PRESSURE WIRE AS DIAGNOSTIC TOOL IN PATIENTS WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: A NOVEL NEW APPLICATION
T. Hamid, H. Hadi, B. Clarke, V.S. Mahadevan, Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
 
  RISK STRATIFICATION FOR SYMPTOMS AND ARRHYTHMIAS AFTER TETRALOGY OF FALLOT REPAIR
S.O. Arya, J. Kovach, P.P. Karpawich, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
 
  MYOCARDIAL REMODELING IN HYPOPLASTIC LEFT HEART SYNDROME ANALYZED BY ULTRASOUND BIOMICROSCOPY AND MICROARRAY IN THE CHICK EMBRYO
D. Sedmera, Z. Pesevksi, A. deAlmeida, M. Mrug,
V. Fresco, J. Barth, X. Cui, E. Krejci, R. Kockova, Institute of Physiology AS CR, Prague, Czech Republic
 
12:30 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
14:00 - 16:45   HALL A
  PL03   Plenary Session:
SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH / ADVANCES IN IMPLANTABLE RHYTHM DEVICE THERAPY
 
  VOODOO DEATH: THE MODERN LESSONS OF NEUROCARDIOLOGY (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Samuels, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Boston, MA, USA
 
 
  GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TO SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH (Invited Lecture)
S.S. Chugh, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
  DIAGNOSIS OF ARVC, MODIFICATION OF THE TASK FORCE CRITERIA (Invited Lecture)
F.I. Marcus, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
 
  RISK STRATIFICATION FOR SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH: INSIGHTS FROM CLINICAL TRIALS (Invited Lecture)
M.E. Cain, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY, USA
 
  RISK ASSESSMENT IN BRUGADA SYNDROME (Invited Lecture)
M. Takagi, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
 
  PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT FOR IMPLANTABLE DEVICE THERAPY IN THE OUTPATIENT SETTING: FINDINGS FROM IMPROVE HF (Invited Lecture)
A.B. Curtis, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
 
  ISOLATED VENTRICULAR NONCOMPACTION: RISK FACTORS AND INDICATIONS FOR ICD THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
F. Duru, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
 
  THE LATEST IN IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATOR THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
S.M. Al-Khatib, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
             
 
  THE IMPORTANCE OF REDUCING ICD SHOCKS (Invited Lecture)
A. Fischer, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
 
  ROLE OF BIVENTRICULAR PACING IN PATIENTS WITH STANDARD PACING INDICATIONS (Invited Lecture)
J.W.H. Fung, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
 
  MYTHS, MAGICAL THINKING, AND MRI: SCANNING IMPLANTABLE RHYTHM DEVICE PATIENTS (Invited Lecture)
J.R. Gimbel, Knoxville, TX, USA
 
16:45 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
14:00 - 16:15   HALL B
  PL04   Plenary Session:
UPDATE / RECENT ADVANCES IN NON-INVASIVE IMAGING / RISK PREDICTION
                       
  
 
  VASCULAR IMAGINGS FOR EVALUATION OF CARDIOVASCULAR EVENT RISK AND GUIDANCE OF TREATMENT (Invited Lecture)
T. Tomaru, Toho University, Sakura City, Japan
 
 

PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF FINDINGS FROM CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE (Invited Lecture)
R. Krittayaphong, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
 

 
  ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF LV DIASTOLIC FUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
S.F. Nagueh, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
 
 

LIVE/REAL TIME 3-DIMENSIONAL TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
N.C. Nanda, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA

 
  CHARACTERISTICS OF VULNERABLE PLAQUES IN MULTIPLE-DETECTOR ROW CT-BASED CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
Y. Kihara, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
 
  RECIPROCAL ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ECTOPIC CARDIOVASCULAR CALCIFICATION AND OSTEOPOROSIS (Invited Lecture)
E. Aikawa, Brigham and Women's, Boston, MA, USA
 
  LABELING CARDIOVASCULAR STEM CELL FOR NON-INVASIVE IMAGING FOR ENHANCED ENGRAFTMENT AND EFFICACY (Invited Lecture)
D.L. Kraitchman, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MA, USA
 
 

NON-INVASIVE IMAGING OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN OBESE PATIENTS (Invited Lecture)
A. Elhendy, Marshfield, WI, USA

 
  CLINICAL APPLICATION OF 3D ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
T. Shiota, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
14:00 - 16:30   HALL C
  S23  Session:
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

 
  NOTCH ACTIVATES ENDOTHELIAL MESENCHYMAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE DEVELOPING ATRIOVENTRICULAR CANAL THROUGH AUTOCRINE ACTIVATION OF SOLUBLE GUANYLYL CYCLASE
A.C.Y. Chang, Y.X. Fu, A. Setiadi, K. Niessen, L. Chang, M. Fuller, A. Karsan University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
  EFFECTIVE CARDIOMYOCYTES DIFFERENTIATION OF hESCs IN SERUM-FREE CONDITION WITH CONDITIONED MEDIUM OF ENDODERM LINEAGE CELLS DERIVED FROM hESCs
S.H. Moon, M.K. Kim, S.J. Park, J.W. Jang, H.M. Chung, CHA University, Seoul, South Korea
 
 

OXIDOREDUCTASE ACTIVITY OF MACROPHAGE MIGRATION INHIBITORY FACTOR PROVIDES CARDIOPROTECTION IN ISCHEMIA/REPERFUSION
K. Koga, A. Kenessey, S.R. Powell, E.J. Miller,
K. Ojamaa, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY, USA
 

 
  MITOGEN-ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE PHOSPHATASE-1 DEFICIENCY DECREASES ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN APOLIPOPROTEIN E KNOCKOUT MICE
S. Imaizumi, V. Grijalva, S. Hama, S. Priceman, L. Wu, M. Navab, A.M. Fogelman, S.T. Reddy David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
  DYSAUTONOMIA DUE TO REDUCED CHOLINERGIC NEUROTRANSMISSION CAUSES CARDIAC REMODELING AND HEART FAILURE
A.A. Lara, D.D. Damasceno, R. Pires, R. Gros,
E.R. Gomes, R.R. Resende, V.F. Prado, A.P. Almeida, M.A.M. Prado, S. Guatimosim, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
 
  RATE-DEPENDENT BLOCK OF HKV1.5 CHANNELS AND THE MOLECULAR DETERMINANT BY THE NATURAL FLAVONE ACACETIN
H.J. Wu, W. Wu, G.R. Li Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
 
  ELEVATED TIMP-1 LEVELS IN HEART FAILURE AND ASSOCIATION BETWEEN TIMP-1 POLYMORPHISM AND THE EF IN PATIENTS WITH ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION TREATED WITH PRIMARY PCI
M. Pavkova Goldbergova, J. Parenica, I. Bartonova,
P. Kala, M. Poloczek, O. Toman, K. Prymusova, J. Tomandl, J. Spinar, A. Vasku Institute of Pathological Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
 
  SIGNALING PATHWAY INVOLVED IN ANTI-HYPERTROPHIC EFFECTS OF ANGIOTENSIN-(1-7)/MAS AXIS IN CARDIOMYOCYTES
E.R. Gomes, A.A. Lara, P.W.M. Almeida, D. Guimaraes, R.R. Resende, M.J. Campagnole-Santos, M. Bader, R.A.S. Santos, S. Guatimosim Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
 
  ROLES OF BMP SIGNALING DURING MOUSE VALVULOGENESIS
L. Song, K. Jiao, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
16:45 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
14:00 - 17:15   HALL D
  S24  Session:
NEW APPROACHES TO SURGICAL REVASCULARIZATION/ MECHANICAL SUPPORT/ LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES, CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION
 
  CUSTODIOL-N, A NOVEL ORGAN PROTECTION SOLUTION PROTECTS AGAINST MYOCARDIAL AND ENDOTHELIAL REPERFUSION INJURY AFTER ORTHOTOPIC HEART TRANSPLANTATION
G. Szabo, G. Veres, T. Radovits, M. Karck, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
 
  INITIAL EXPERIENCE WITH CIRCULATING ENDOTHELIAL CELLS (CEC) AS A SUPERSENSITIVE MARKER OF TISSUE DAMAGE IN LESS INVASIVE CORONARY SURGERY: IS MINIMAL EXTRACORPOREAL CIRCULATION (MEC) EQUIVALENT TO OPCAP?
T. Wittwer, Y.H. Choi, K. Neef, M. Schink, A. Sabashikov, J. Strauch, J. Wippermann, P. Teschendorf, O. Mehler, T. Wahlers, University Hospital of Cologne, Germany
 
  OUTCOMES OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE VALVE SURGERY VERSUS MEDIAN STERNOTOMY IN PATIENTS ±75 YEARS OF AGE
J. Lamelas, A. Sarria, O. Santana, A. Pineda, G.A. Lamas Mount Sinai Heart Insitute, Miami Beach Fl, USA, Columbia University Division of Cardiac Surgery, New York, NY, USA
 
  PROTECTION OF DONOR HEART: COMBINING COLD-STORAGE WITH PRECONDITIONING BY USING DOXYCYCLINE EXHIBITS IMPORTANT PROTECTION AGAINST ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY
E.Ozcinar, A.Seymen, S.Eryilmaz, U.Ozyurda, B.Turan, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
 
  AN ADDITIVE COMPLEX SCORE AND A BEDSIDE MENTAL ARITHMETIC MODEL FOR OPERATIVE RISK STRATIFICATION IN CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS PATIENTS
Z. Zheng, L. Zhang, X. Yuan, S-S. Hu, Fu Wai Hospital, Peking, Union Medical College, Beijing, P.R.China
 
  OUTCOMES OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE VALVE SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH AN EJECTION FRACTION ˇÜ 20%
O. Santana, J. Reyna, L. Elkayam, M. Funk, G.A. Lamas, J. Lamelas Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami Beach Fl, USA, Columbia University Division of Cardiology, New York, NY, USA
 
  ON-PUMP CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY WITHOUT ALLOGENIC BLOOD PRODUCT TRANSFUSION
M. Lisy, E. Schmid, R. Kind, P. Rosenberger, B. Nohe,
H. Haeberle, G. Ziemer, U. Stock, University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
 
  THE NO TOUCH HARVESTING TECHNIQUE FOR VEIN GRAFTS IN CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY PRESERVES AN INTACT VASA VASORUM
M. Dreifaldt, D. SR. Souza, A. Loesch, J.R. Muddle,
L. Bodin, M.R. Dashwood, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
 
  THE CHINESE CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT REGISTRY: ANALYSIS OF MULTICENTER DATABASE
S.S. Hu, Z. Zheng, X. Yuan, H.W. Gao, Fu Wai Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
 
  A 10 YEAR EXPERIENCE WITH WITH THORATEC® AND HEARTMATE® VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES
M.B. Vijayappa, G. Singh, A. Nahata, K. Malhotra,
A. Cheema, U. Manchanda, A. Talkad, B. Clemson, University of Illinois, Peoria, IL, USA
 
17:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
16:45-18:00   HALL A
  PL05   Plenary Session:
THE RELEVANCE OF GENETICS IN PROVIDING UNDERSTANDING AND TREATMENT FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
 
  CLINICAL APPLICATION OF GENETIC AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (Invited Lecture)
L.C. Becker, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MA, USA
 
  CALCIUM CHANNEL EXPRESSION IN VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS IS MODULATED BY CALCIUM CHANNEL SUBUNIT GENE TRANSFER (Invited Lecture)
S. Telemaque, S.E. Flynn, T. Grain, M. Liu, J.D. Marsh, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
 
  GENETIC DISRUPTION OF NPR1 GENE STIMULATES RAS GENE EXPRESSION: ROLE IN CARDIAC HYPERTROPHY (Invited Lecture)
K.N. Pandey, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
 
  STUDIES OF THE GENETIC BASIS OF CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS (Invited Lecture)
N.E. Bowles, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
 
  INDUCTION OF MICRORNA-1 BY MYOCARDIN IN SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS INHIBITS CELL PROLIFERATION (Invited Lecture)
J. Chen, Y-L. Jiang, S. Radhakrishnan, J. Li, H. Yin,
E. Catharina, D-Z. Wang, X-L. Zheng, The University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
16:45 - 19:00   HALL B
  PL06   Plenary Session:
ARTERIAL DISEASE AND HYPERTENSION
 
  PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
W.S. Aronow, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
 
  PULMONARY PRESSURE RESPONSE TO EXERCISE: FROM PHYSIOLOGY TO PATHOLOGY (Invited Lecture)
E. Bossone, Cava de Tirreni & Amalfi Coast Hospital, Amalfi Coast, Italy
 
  NEURAL MECHANISMS OF HYPERTENSION: FROM THE VIEW OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (Invited Lecture)
Y. Hirooka, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
 
  CHRONIC THROMBO-EMBOLIC PULMONARY HYPERTENSION: EVALUATION AND TREATMENT
O. Ben-Yehuda, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
 
  ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELLS: ROLE IN VASCULAR BIOLOGY AND IMPLICATIONS OF THE RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM (Invited Lecture)
S. Wassmann, Lady Davis Institute and Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada
 
  INFRAPOPLITEAL INTERVENTION FOR LIMB SALVAGE (Invited Lecture)
O. Kawarada, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
 
  THE PREVALENCE OF PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE IN HIV PATIENTS
N. Gupta, C. Lau, R. Parikh, I. Gupta, S. Bajaj,
A. Agarwal, W. Dhillon, A. Al-dehneh, M. Lange,
M. Bikkina, Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ, USA
 
  HYPOTENSIVE RESPONSES TO THE ALPHA2-ADRENERGIC AGONISTS ARE ENHANCED AND ACCOMPANIED BY INCREASED G PROTEIN COUPLING IN SPINOPHILIN NULL MICE
R. Lu, Y. Chen, N. Peng, K. Jiao, L.E. Limbird, J.M. Wyss, Q. Wang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
 
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
16:30 - 19:30   HALL C
  S25  Session:
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH
 
  CELL SURFACE GRP78 CONTRIBUTES TO THE DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESSION OF ATHEROTHROMBOSIS
A. Al-Hashimi, J. Caldwell, M. Gonzalez-Gronow,
J.I. Weitz, H. Al-Bayati, J.G. Dickhout, R.C. Austin, McMaster University and St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
 
  CYTOKINE SIGNALING AND THE REGULATION OF MACROPHAGE GENE EXPRESSION AND FOAM CELL FORMATION J.E. Mclaren, N. Li, R. Salter, D. Michael,
T. Ashlin, D.P. Ramji, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
 
  HEME-ARGINATE ENHANCES ATRIAL NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE AND ADIPONECTIN, BUT DEPLETED ENDOTHELIN-1 WITH REDUCTION OF KIDNEY LESIONS IN MINERALOCORTICOID-INDUCED HYPERTENSION
J.F. Ndisang, A. Jadhav, University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine, Dept of Physiology, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
 
  GLUCOSAMINE REDUCE ATHEROSCLEROTIC BURDEN IN APOPROTEIN E KNOCK-OUT MICE
S-W. Jeong, D-E. Kim, W-K. Kim, Dongguk University, Goyang City, South Korea
 
  GAMBOGIC ACID INHIBITS ADHESION MOLECULE EXPRESSION AND NF-kB ACTIVATION IN HUMAN AORTIC ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
W-J. Zhang, C. Li, J. Ding, B. Frei, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
 
  VASCULAR REMODLEING IN TRANSGENIC MICE WITH CRE RECOMBINASE UNDER THE CONTROL OF THE PDGFRB PROMOTER
A.S. Cuttler, R.J. LeClair, D. Venkatesh, Q. Wang,
C.M. Sorenson, L. Liaw, V. Lindner, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Scarborough, ME, USA
 
  TEN-YEAR CLINICAL FOLLOW-UP RESULTS OF INTRACORONARY RADIATION THERAPY USING RHENIUM-188-DTPA-FILLED BALLOON SYSTEM
I.H. Chae, M.A. Kim, H.S. Kim, M.M. Lee, Y.B. Park Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
 
  THE SUPPLEMENTATION OF CYANIN-3-O-GLUCOSIDE PROMOTES MACROPHAGE REVERSE CHOLESTEROL TRANSPORT IN C57BL/6J MICE
W-H. Ling, D-L. Wang, Z-W. Zhang, Wenhua Ling Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
 
  ASSOCIATION OF PLASMA THROMBIN-ACTIVATABLE FIBRINOLYSIS INHIBITOR ACTIVITY WITH THE OCCURRENCE, SEVERITY AND EXTENT OF THE DISEASE, AND WITH PLASMA C-REACTIVE PROTEIN AND FIBRINOGEN LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH STABLE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
I. Konukcu, M.N. Akkus, S. Seyis, I.T. Ozcan, D. Cicek, V.G. Cin, Mersin University School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
 
  ANTI-PHOSPHATIDYL SERINE AUTOANTIBODY EXPRESSION AS A POTENTIAL BIOMARKER FOR PATIENTS WITH PREMATURE CORONARY EVENTS WITH ANTI-PHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME
H.Y. Ali, Z.A. Abdullah, Technical & Health Institute, Zakho, Zakho-Kurdistan Region, Iraq
 
  ALTERATION OF REDOX-MEDIATED VASCULAR THROMBOSIS WITH A NOVEL DERIVATIVE OF ASTAXANTHIN
F.J. Pashkow, T.J. King, K. Fujioka ,T.H. Goodin,
S.K. Kahn, P.F. Bodary Cardax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Aiea, HI, USA
 
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
16:45 - 20:00   HALL D
  S26  Session:
NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE PATHOGENESIS AND MANAGEMENT OF HEART FAILURE/ PULMONARY CIRCULATION AND RENAL ASPECTS
 
  INCIDENCE OF MYOCARDITIS IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
C. Chimenti, C. Centurion, P. Severino, R. Verardo,
F. Toscano, F. Fedele La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
 
  CHRONIC HOME INOTROPIC THERAPY IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED HEART FAILURE
A. Phan, E.R. Schwarz, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
  VARDENAFIL TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH PULMONARY ARTERAIL HYPERTENSION-A MULTICENTER, OPEN-LEBEL STUDY
Z.C. Jing, X. Jiang, B.X. Wu, X.Q. Xu, Y. Wu, C.R. Ma,
Y. Wang, Y.J. Yang, J.L. Pu, W. Gao, Shanghai Pulmoanry Hospital, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
 
  ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC FEATURES OF ACUTE CARDIORENAL SYNDROME IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED HEART FAILURE
S. Dadfarmay, E. Alhaj, R.L. Berkowitz, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
 
  DISTINCT TRAJECTORIES OF FATIGUE IN CHRONIC HEART FAILURE AND THEIR ASSOCIATION WITH PROGNOSIS
O.R.F. Smith, N. Kupper, P. De Jonge, J. Denollet, Tilburg University, Tilburg, The Netherlands and University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
 
  THE ROLE OF ANGIOTENSIN ON MITOCHONDRIAL ATP PRODUCTION AND THE EFFECT OF ANGIOTENSIN ON ADRIAMYCIN-INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY
N. Dursun, E. Taskin, M.B. Yerer Aycan, K. Ozdogan,
E. Kunduz University of Erciyes, Kayseri, Turkey
 
  PREDICTING EFFECTS OF EXERCISE TRAINING IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE SECONDARY TO ISCHEMIC OR IDIOPATHIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY
H.M. Kemps, G. Schep, W.R. de Vries, S.L. Schmikli, M.L. Zonderland, E.J. Thijssen, P.F.F. Wijn,
P.A.F.M. Doevendans, Maxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
 
  EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF CARPERITIDE FOR ACUTE HEART FAILURE: A MULTICENTER RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED DOSE-FINDING STUDY
G. Wang, W. Liu, J. Zhang Fu Wai Hospital and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
 
  FRACTIONAL EXCRETION OF SODIUM (FENA) AND WORSENING RENAL FUNCTION IN HEART FAILURE (HF) EXACERBATION
F.T. Alattar, N. Imran, V.A. DeBari, K.N. Mallah,
F.E. Shamoon Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, NJ, USA
 
  MOLECULAR HETEROGENEITY OF NATRIURETIC PEPTIDES: EFFECTS ON DIAGNOSITIC RESULTS
E.E. Niederkofler, U.A. Kiernan, J. O'Rear, N.S. Pollitt,
U. Schellenberger, A. Protter, R.W. Nelson, Intrinsic Bioprobes Inc., Tempe, AZ, USA
 


 

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July 25, 2010
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July 26, 2010
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July 27, 2010
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