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

09:00 - 10:15   HALL A
 OC: OC OPENING CEREMONY
Chairperson: John A. Elefteriades, New Haven, CT, USA

GREETINGS
Asher Kimchi, USA
Founder and Chairman
International Academy of Cardiology

John A. Elefteriades, USA
Chairman, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Cardiovascular Surgery
15th World Congress on Heart Disease

Jeffrey S. Borer, USA
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Valvular Heart Disease
15th World Congress on Heart Disease

Naranjan S. Dhalla, Canada
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Cellular Biology of the Heart
15th World Congress on Heart Disease

Gordon Fung, USA
Member, Scientific Advisory Board
15th World Congress on Heart Disease

Kenneth Maiese, USA
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Vascular Biology
15th World Congress on Heart Disease

PRESENTATION OF 2010 AWARDS
John A. Elefteriades, New Haven, CT, USA
Jeffrey S. Borer, USA

 

 
09:35 - 10:15  OL OPENING LECTURE -
HALL A
OL:


09:35


OPENING LECTURE – FOURTH H.J.C. SWAN MEMORIAL LECTURE

INTRODUCTION
Kenneth Maiese, USA

 

09:40

VOODOO DEATH REVISITED: THE MODERN LESSONS OF NEUROCARDIOLOGY (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Samuels, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Boston, MA, USA 

485
10:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
10:45-13:00   HALL A
  PL01    Plenary Session:
OXIDATIVE STRESS AND BIOMARKERS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
 
Chairpersons:
K. Maiese, Newark, NJ, USA
P.K. Singal
, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
 
10:45 OXIDATIVE STRESS: BIOLOGY AND BIOMARKERS IN THE VASCULAR SYSTEM (Invited Lecture)
K. Maiese, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
001
11:00 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
 
002
11:15 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
003
11:30 ENDOTHELIAL NITRIC OXIDE - PEROXYNITRITE IMBALANCE IN HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
T. Malinski, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA
004
11:45 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
005
12:00 MYELOPEROXIDASE: A MARKER AND MEDIATOR OF ACUTE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
J.G. Filep, University of Montreal, Canada
006
12:15 NOVEL CORONARY IMAGING AND MULTI-BIOMARKER STRATEGY FOR ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (Invited Lecture)
Y. Seino, Nippon Medical School Chiba-Hokusoh Hospital, Chiba, Japan
007
12:30 THROMBOXANE RECEPTOR AT THE CROSS-ROAD OF INFLAMMATION AND OXIDATIVE STRESS IN ATHEROGENESIS (Invited Lecture)
D. Pratico, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
008
12:45 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
009
13:00 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
10:45-13:00   HALL B

 

PL02   Plenary Session:
NOVEL TREATMENT AVENUES IN HEART FAILURE
Chairpersons:
J.S. Borer, NY, USA
R.E. Hobbs, Cleveland, OH, USA

 

10:45 HEART RATE REDUCTION AND CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOMES: IS THERE A THERAPEUTIC RELATION? (Invited Lecture)
J.S. Borer, SUNY Downstate, NY, USA
 
010
11:00 RELAXIN IN ACUTE DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
R.E. Hobbs, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
 
011
11:15 CARDIAC TROPONIN AND HEART FAILURE
(Invited Lecture)
W.L. Miller, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
012
11:30 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
013
11:45 THE ROLE OF COENZYME Q10 IN REFRACTORY CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
K.A. Adarsh, Govt. Medical College/G.N.D. Hospital, Amritsar, India
014
12:00 ROLE OF RYANODINE RECEPTOR AS A NEW THERAPEUTIC TARGET IN DIABETIC HEART DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
B. Turan, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
015
12:15 TREATING CONGESTION IN ADVANCED HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
J.N. Nanas, University of Athens, Greece
016
12:30 REGULATION OF PDE5 EXPRESSION IN THE FAILING HEART (Invited Lecture)
Z. Lu, X. Xu, X. Hu, S. Lee, J. Hall, Y. Chen, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
017
12:45 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
018
13:00 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
10:45 - 12:45   HALL C
  S21   Session:  
ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY
Chairpersons:
Y. Birnbaum
, Houston, TX, USA
K. Prasad
, Saskatoon, Canada

 
10:45 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
 
019
11:00 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
020
11:15 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
021
11:30 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
022
11:45 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
023
12:00 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
024
12:15 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
025
12:30 FASTER ENDOTHELIALISATION OF A NEW BIODEGRADABLE POLYMER STENT
C.J. Wolf, M. Nemec, S. Ingerle, H. Weber, SMZ-Ost, Vienna, Austria
026
12:45 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
10:45 - 12:00   HALL D
  S22   Session:  
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY/ CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
Chairpersons:
T.A. Pilcher, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
G. Sandor, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
10:45 VALVE REPAIR IN RHEUMATIC MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
F.A. Fabiani, S.E. Saad, P.F. Pollice, P.P. Pollice, University of Berne, Switzerland
027
11:00 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
028
11:15 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
029
11:30 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
030
11:45 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
031
12:00 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
14:00 - 16:15   HALL A
  PL03   Plenary Session:
SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH / ADVANCES IN IMPLANTABLE RHYTHM DEVICE THERAPY
Chairpersons:
M.E. Cain, Buffalo, NY, USA
A.B. Curtis, Tampa, FL, USA
 
14:00 GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY TO SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH (Invited Lecture)
S.S. Chugh, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
069
14:15 DIAGNOSIS OF ARVC, MODIFICATION OF THE TASK FORCE CRITERIA (Invited Lecture)
F.I. Marcus, Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
070
14:30 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
071
14:45 RISK ASSESSMENT IN BRUGADA SYNDROME (Invited Lecture)
M. Takagi, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
072
15:00 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
073
15:15 ISOLATED VENTRICULAR NONCOMPACTION: RISK FACTORS AND INDICATIONS FOR ICD THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
F. Duru, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
074
15:30 THE LATEST IN IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATOR THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
S.M. Al-Khatib, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
             
075
15:45 ROLE OF BIVENTRICULAR PACING IN PATIENTS WITH STANDARD PACING INDICATIONS (Invited Lecture)
J.W.H. Fung, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, China
077
16:00 MYTHS, MAGICAL THINKING, AND MRI: SCANNING IMPLANTABLE RHYTHM DEVICE PATIENTS (Invited Lecture)
J.R. Gimbel, Knoxville, TX, USA
078
16:15 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
Chairpersons:
S.F. Nagueh, Houston, TX, USA
T. Tomaru, Sakura City, Japan
 
14:00 VASCULAR IMAGINGS FOR EVALUATION OF CARDIOVASCULAR EVENT RISK AND GUIDANCE OF TREATMENT (Invited Lecture)
T. Tomaru, Toho University, Sakura City, Japan
079
14:15

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

080
14:30 CLINICAL APPLICATION OF 3D ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
T. Shiota, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
081
14:45 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF LV DIASTOLIC FUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
S.F. Nagueh, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
082
15:00

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

083
15:15 CHARACTERISTICS OF VULNERABLE PLAQUES IN MULTIPLE-DETECTOR ROW CT-BASED CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
Y. Kihara, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
084
15:30 RECIPROCAL ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ECTOPIC CARDIOVASCULAR CALCIFICATION AND OSTEOPOROSIS (Invited Lecture)
E. Aikawa, Brigham and Women's, Boston, MA, USA
085
15:45 LABELING CARDIOVASCULAR STEM CELL FOR NON-INVASIVE IMAGING FOR ENHANCED ENGRAFTMENT AND EFFICACY (Invited Lecture)
D.L. Kraitchman, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MA, USA
086
16:00

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

087
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
14:00 - 16:15   HALL C
 

S23  Session:
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

Chairpersons:
C.J. Chen, Houston, TX, USA
D.K. Das, Farmington, CT, USA

 
14:00 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
088
14:15 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
089
14:30

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
 

090
14:45 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
091
15:00 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
092
15:15 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
093
15:30 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
094
15:45 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
095
16:00 ROLES OF BMP SIGNALING DURING MOUSE VALVULOGENESIS
L. Song, K. Jiao, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
096
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
14:00 - 16:30   HALL D
  S24  Session:
NEW APPROACHES TO SURGICAL REVASCULARIZATION/ MECHANICAL SUPPORT/ LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES, CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION

Chairpersons:
R. Hetzer, Berlin, Germany
L.P. Perrault, Montreal, Canada

 
14:00 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
097
14:15 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
098
14:30 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
099
14:45 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
100
15:00 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
101
15:15 OUTCOMES OF MINIMALLY INVASIVE VALVE SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH AN EJECTION FRACTION LESS THAN 30%
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
102
15:30 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
103
15:45 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
104
16:00 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
105
16:15 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
106
16:30 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
17:00-18:00   HALL A
 

PL05   Plenary Session:
THE RELEVANCE OF GENETICS IN PROVIDING UNDERSTANDING AND TREATMENT FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
Chairpersons:
J.D. Marsh, Little Rock, AR, USA
K.N. Pandey
, New Orleans, LA, USA

 
17:00 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
108
17:15 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
109
17:30 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
110
17:45 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
111
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
16:45 - 18:45   HALL B
 

PL06   Plenary Session:
ARTERIAL DISEASE AND HYPERTENSION
Chairpersons:
W.S. Aronow, Valhalla, NY, USA
E. Bossone
, Amalfi Coast, Italy

 
16:45 PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
W.S. Aronow, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
112
17:00 PULMONARY PRESSURE RESPONSE TO EXERCISE: FROM PHYSIOLOGY TO PATHOLOGY (Invited Lecture)
E. Bossone, Cava de Tirreni & Amalfi Coast Hospital, Amalfi Coast, Italy
113
17:15 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
114
17:30 CHRONIC THROMBO-EMBOLIC PULMONARY HYPERTENSION: EVALUATION AND TREATMENT (Invited Lecture)
O. Ben-Yehuda, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
115
17:45 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
116
18:00 INFRAPOPLITEAL INTERVENTION FOR LIMB SALVAGE (Invited Lecture)
O. Kawarada, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
117
18:15 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
118
18:30 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
119
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
16:45 - 19:15   HALL C
  S25  Session:
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH
Chairpersons:
S. Dalla-Volta, Padova, Italy
T. Malinski, Athens, OH, USA


 
16:45 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
120
17:00 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
121
17:15 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
122
17:30 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
123
17:45 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
124
18:00 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
125
18:15 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
126
18:30 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
128
18:45 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
129
19:00 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
130
SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
16:45 - 18:45   HALL D
 

S26  Session:
NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE PATHOGENESIS AND MANAGEMENT OF HEART FAILURE/ PULMONARY CIRCULATION AND RENAL ASPECTS
Chairpersons:
K.A. Adarsh
, Amritsar, India
B.I. Jugdutt
, Edmonton, AL, Canada

 
16:45 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
131
17:00 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
133
17:15 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
134
17:30 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
135
17:45 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
136
18:00 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
137
18:15 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
138
18:30 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
139


 

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