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

8:00 - 13:00  

 POSTER HALL

Board No.

 

Abstract No.

 

P101    Poster Session
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH I

 
1

RESISTIN CONTRIBUTES TO NEOINTIMAL FORMATION VIA OXIDATIVE STRESS AFTER VASCULAR INJURY
K.G. Shyu, B.W. Wang Shin Kong Wu H-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

032
2

ENDOTHELIAL CELL INJURY IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY: THE PATHOPHYSILOGY OF VASOMOTOR DYSFUNCTION
P.P. Pollice, S.E. Saad, F.P. Pollice, A.F. Fabiani, University of Berne, Switzerland

033
3

OXIDATIVE STRESS INDUCES DNA DOUBLE-STRAND BREAKS AND DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE
M. Ishida, T. Ishida, K. Abe, C. Sakai, H. Uchida, Y. Kihara, M. Yoshizumi Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan

034
4

PRIMARY CILIA ARE MECHANOSENSORY ORGANELLES IN VASCULAR TISSUES
S.M. Nauli, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA

035
 

 

 
 

P103    Poster Session
BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS FOR RISK ASSESSMENT IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

 
5

ISCHEMIA-MODIFIED ALBUMIN LEVELS NOT AFFECTED BY ALBUMIN CONCENTRATIONS DURING EXERCISE SESTAMIBI
H.R. Lee, A.E. McCullough, R.P. Umfrid, S.J. Lester Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

036
6

AUTOANTIBODIES TO CARDIAC TROPONIN T IN NORMAL BLOOD DONOR AND CARDIAC BIOMARKER POSITIVE COHORTS
M. Adamczyk, R.J. Brashear, P.G. Mattingly, Abbott Laboratories, Diagnostic Division, Abbott Park, IL, USA

037
7

PROBNP PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL SEGMENT ELEVATION
S.M. Macin, E. Villegas, L. Reyes, E.R. Perna, C. Chuquel,
F. Echeverria, J.M. Lange, O. Alvarez, M. Fleitas, M. Brizuela Instituto de Cardiologia J.F. Cabral, Corrientes. Argentina

038
 

 

 
 

P104    Poster Session
NOVEL DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES

 
8

CORONARY FLOW RESERVE AS A MEASURE OF EARLY CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATOID ARTRITIS. CORRELATION BETWEEN CAROTID INTIMA MEDIA THICKNESS, ADMA AND CORONARY FLOW RESERVE
S. Sitia, L. Tomasoni, F. Atzeni, L. Gianturco, P. Sarzi-Puttini, V. De Gennaro Colonna, M. Turiel, IRCCS Galeazzi Orthopedic Institute, University of Milan, Italy

039
9

A NEW EXTRACTION METHOD OF FETAL ELECTROCARDIOGRAM FROM MATERNAL ABDOMINAL SIGNALS
Y. Kimura, T. Ito, C. Chisaka, A. Aoyagi, K. Tanabe,
K. Funamoto, K. Okamura, N. Yaegashi, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

040
10

LOW DOSE HEPARIN CAN SAFELY BE ADMINISTERED DURING ROUTINE IVUS SHORTLY FOLLOWING ENDOMYOCARDIAL BIOPSY
R. Arsanjani, A. Khitri, M. Hashemzadeh, M.R. Movahed, The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ,
USA

041
11

BENEFITS OF SERIAL INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND IN THE EVALUATION OF CARDIAC TRANSPLANT VASCULOPATHY
R. Arsanjani, A. Khitri, M. Hashemzadeh, M.R. Movahed, The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA

042
12

AN INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND ANATOMICAL STUDY OF DISTAL LEFT MAIN STEM AND PROXIMAL LEFT ANTERIOR DECENDING ARTERIES IN A NORTHERN IRISH POPULATION
J.A. Shand, S.J. Walsh, C. Hanratty, I.B. Menown,
A.J. McClelland, M. Spence, Craigavon Area Hospital, UK

043
13

CASE REPORTS OF FETAL BRADYCARDIA DIAGNOSED BY FETAL ELECTROCARDIOGRAM VIA MATERNAL ABDOMEN
A. Aoyagi, Y. Kimura, T. Ito, C. Chisaka, K. Tanabe,
K. Funamoto, K. Okamura, N. Yaegashi, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan

044
14

EFFECT OF FLUVASTATIN ON PROGRESSION OF CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUE EVALUATED BY INTRAVASCULAR ULTRASOUND VIRTUAL HISTOLOGY
K. Nasu, E. Tsuchikane, O. Katoh, Y. Kinoshita, T. Suzuki, Toyohashi Heart Center, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan

045
 

 

 
 

P105    Poster Session
DIABETES MELLITUS, THE METABOLIC SYNDROME AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS: BASIC AND CLINICAL I

 
15

EFFECT OF DIABETES MELLITUS ON SHORT TERM MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH FIRST ACUTE ST- ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: TEN YEARS RESULTS FROM A HOSPITAL WITH NO INVASIVE FACILITIES
C. Pop, L. Pop, M. Roman, L. Mos Vasile Goldis - West University, Arad, Romania

046
16

METABOLIC SYNDROME IN INDIVIDUALS WITH NORMAL CONCENTRATIONS OF LIVER ENZYMES
I. Shapira, A. Steinvil, S. Berliner, O. Rogowski Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

047
17

CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF THE PEPTIDE AIP18AA MARKEDLY REDUCES THE REQUIRED DOSE FOR IMPROVING PLASMA INFLAMMATORY INDEX
K. Navab, C. Chyu, S. Hama, G. Hough, R. Yu David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

048
18

ROSIGLITAZONE AMELIORATES ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION AND REDUCES LDL OXIDATION POSTPRANDIALLY IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS
S. Pastromas, S. Koulouris, D. Sakellariou, G. Ioannidis,
H. Anninos, D. Tousoulis, N. Zakopoulos, C. Stefanadis,
A.S. Manolis, First Department of Cardiology, Evagelismos Hospital, Greece

049
19

EVALUATION OF SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN OVERWEIGHT AND MORBIDLY OBESE PATIENTS
P.F. Burgos, A.J. Leal, A.R. Gagliardi, Clinica de Cirurgia Cardiovascular de Santos, Santos, SP, Brazil

050
20

P WAVE DISPERSION IN PATIENTS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME
A. Kassem, A. Boghdady, M. Atia, Sohag Faculty of Medicine, Egypt

051
 

 

 
 

P106    Poster Session
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS AND IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER - DEFIBRILLATOR THERAPY

 
21

ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIAS NOT MORE FREQUENT AFTER EXPOSURE TO MRI IN PATIENTS WITH A SPECIALLY MODIFIED PACING SYSTEM
J.R. Gimbel, B.L. Wilkoff, E. Kanal, R. Sutton, M. Hull,
A. Kalmes, T. Sommer, Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA

052
22

ROUTINE DFT TESTING: IS IT NECESSARY DURING ICD GENERATOR REPLACEMENT?
H.H. Modi, A. Aeriachaipanich, A. Bhan, M. Duggal Advocate Christ Medical Center/UIC, Oak Lawn, IL, USA
 

053
23

IMPACT OF ACUTE RENAL IMPAIRMENT IN THE ABSENCE OF CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE ON ICD SHOCKS AND SUBSEQUENT MORTALITY
D. Chong, K.L. Ho, R. Liew, W.S. Teo, C.K. Ching National Heart Centre, Singapore
 

054
24

IS VDD PACING AN ACCEPTABLE OPTION IN PATIENTS WITH ISOLATED AV BLOCK AND INTACT SINOATRIAL NODE FUNCTION?
P.J. Parwani, D.R. Frisch, B.B. Pavri, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA

055
25

TEMPORARY TRANSVENOUS CARDIAC PACING: BALLOON FLOTATION TECHNIQUE OR SEMI RIGID ELECTRODES, DOES IT MATTER?
W. Taggu, R.A. Gamma, Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, Basildon & Thurrock University, Chelmsford, Essex, UK

056
26

PACING AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY: HOW AND WHAT IS THE BEST?
J. Rubio, J. Sierra, D. Sanchez, B. Adrio, J. Garcia-Carro,
J.M. Martinez-Cereijo, C. Delgado, L. Reija, Universitary Hospital Santiago de Compostela, Santiagio de Compostela, Spain

057
27

RETAINED CARDIAC LEAD REMOVAL WITH THE COOK EVOLUTION SYSTEM: PRELIMINARY EXPERIENCE
A. Hurle, C. Vaquero, A. Garcia, A. Ibañez, J.L. Ibañez,
J.G. Martinez Hospital General Universitario de Alicante, Alicante, Spain

058
28

IS TEMPORARY PACEMAKER NECESSARY DURING PULSE GENERATOR REPLACEMENT IN PAVEMKER DEPENDENT PATIENTS?
H.H. Modi, B. Rehan, A. Bhan, M. Duggal, Advocate Christ Medical Center/UIC, Oak Lawn, IL, USA

059
29

SERIAL CHANGE OF STIMULATION THRESHOLD OF VENTRICULAR SCREW-IN LEADS AT IMPLANTATION AND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE ACUTE AND CHRONIC STIMULATION THRESHOLD
E. Nakagawa, T. Oosawa, K. Ito, Y. Abe, R. Komatsu,
K. Haze, T. Naruko, A. Ito Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan

060
30

IS IT SAFE TO DISCHARGE PATIENTS THE SAME DAY AFTER DEVICE IMPLANTATION? A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMIZED PILOT STUDY
M. Ortmann, G. Mark, E. Rhim, U. Patel, W. Ojeda,
A.J. Greenspon, R.T. Ho, D. Frisch, B.B. Pavri, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA

061
 

 

 
 

P107    Poster Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE/ HEART VALVE SURGERY

 
31

MODERATE TRICUSPID REGURGITATION ACCOMPANYING LEFT-SIDED HEART VALVE DISEASE: TO REPAIR OR NOT TO REPAIR?
J.L. Navia, N. Brozzi, E.R. Nowicki, F.A. Atik, S. Al-Ruzzeh, L. Batizy, J. Zhong E.H. Blackstone, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA

062
32

THE 5-LIPOXYGENASE PATHWAY CORRELATES WITH THE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PARAMETERS QUANTIFYING AORTIC STENOSIS SEVERITY
E. Nagy, K. Caidahl, M. Eriksson, A. Franco-Cereceda,
G.K. Hansson, M. Back Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

063
33

RADIOLOGIC DISTORTION OF THE BIOPROSTHESIS RING AND EARLY CALCIFICATION
J. Rubio, J. Sierra, A. Martinez de Alegria, B. Adrio,
J. Garcia-Carro, J.M. Martinez-Cereijo, C. Delgado, L. Reija, Universitary Hospital Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

064
34

CANDIDA ALBICANS ISOLATED FROM HUMAN FUNGEMIA INDUCE APOPTOSIS IN EXPERIMENTAL ENDOCARDITIS
J.K. Olague Franco, M. Dominguez-Hernandez, I. Hernandez Canaveral, A. Plascencia-Hernandez, O.M. Meilhac University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

065
35

INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS MORTALITY; HAS IT CHANGED SECONDARY TO THE CURRENT MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES
W. Taggu, D.R. Turner Essex Cardiothoracic Centre, Basildon & Thurrock University, Chelmsford, Essex, UK

066
36

BIOGLUE DOES NOT PREDISPOSE TO ANASTOMOTIC PSEUDOANEURYSM IN THORACIC AORTIC SURGERY
J. Weiner, S.A. Widman, Z. Golek, M. Tranquilli,
J.A. Elefteriades
, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

067
37

PREVALENCE OF MITRAL REGURGITATION BY ETIOLOGY 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

068
 

 

 
13:30 - 18:30    
Board No.

 

 POSTER HALL

 

P200    Poster Session
PHARMACOLOGIC MODULATION OF VASCULAR-ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION

 
1

PLASMIN INDUCES ENDOTHELIUM-DEPENDENT RELAXATION IN THE PORCINE CORONARY ARTERY
T. Fujiyoshi, K. Hirano, H. Kanaide National Kyushu Medical Center, Japan

 
2

PRODRUGS OF ASTAXANTHIN FOR INFLAMMATORY MANIFESTATIONS OF OXIDATIVE STRESS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
F.J. Pashkow, H.P. McNulty, R.P. Mason, S.F. Lockwood, G.J. Gross, D.A. Lauver, E.M. Driscoll, B.R. Lucchesi,
G.M. Rishton Cardax Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Aiea, John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu, HI, USA

 
 

 

 
 

P201    Poster Session
CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY 

 
3

RELIABLE MYOCARDIA CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY BY USIG VALUES OF INTENSITY DIFFERENCE
R. Kakihara, C. Naruse, H. Hironaka, T. Tsuzuku Kakihara Clinic, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan

 
 

 

 
 

P202    Poster Session
STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY 

 
4

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION DURING DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS AND OUTCOMES
Y. Acharya, J. Bhattarai, K. Cope, A. Qureshi, J. Shirani, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA

 
5

VALUE OF COMBINING LEFT ATRIAL SIZE AND E/E’ INDEX DURING DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
S. Enar, L. Sarac, Turkiye Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

 
6

QUANTITATIVE EXERCISE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK
P. Kozlov, M. Prokudina, E. Malev, E. Shlyakhto, Federal Center of Heart, Blood and Endocrinolgy named V.A. Almazov, St. Petersburg, Russia

 
 

 

 
 

P203    Poster Session
TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING

 
7

DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF EXERCISE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY WITH VISUAL ESTIMATION AND TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING
M. Prokudina, E. Malev, P. Kozlov, E. Klokova, N. Tsai,
I. Konstantinov, E. Shlyakhto, Federal Center of Heart, Blood and Endocrinology, St.Petersburg, Russia 

 
 

 

 
 

P204    Poster Session
THE PLAQUE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

 
8

IMPACT OF EPICARDIDAL FAT ON THE COMPONENTS OF ATHEROMATOUS PLAQUE OF CORONARY ARTERY IN PATIENTS WITH ANGINA
J-H. Shin, J-S. Park, S-Y. Choi, H-M. Yang, H-S. Lim,
B-J. Choi, M-H. Yoon, G-S. Hwang, S-J. Tahk, Ajou University Hospital, Suwon, South Korea

 
9

SNOW-SHOVELING AND THE RISK OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES
R.B. Nichols, W.F. McIntyre, S. Chan, D. Scogstad,
W. M.Hopman, A. Baranchuk, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

 
10

SMOKING-RELATED LOW HDL-C LEVEL AND REGRESSION OF CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS DURING STATIN THERAPY
J. Ando, M. Takahashi, D. Sawaki, H. Iwata, H. Fujita,
Y. Hirata, R. Nagai, T. Kimura, H. Daida, M. Matsuzaki, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

 
11

PRESENTATION AND OUTCOMES OF HISPANIC WOMEN WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
P.G. Pina Peguero, K. Jacobs, P. Eryazici, A. Volgman,
M.C. Karam Demori John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA

 
12

PROGNOSTIC VARIABLES IN LOCALLY NON STEMI AND ITS COMPARISON WITH PROPOSED BY THE GUIDES SCORES
C.R. Zoni, S.M. Macin, J. Kriskovich, J. Parras, J. Escalante, F. Echeverria, G. Aristimuno, E.R. Perna, Institute of Cardiology, Corrientes, Argentina

 
13

TRIMETAZIDINE IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: THE INFLUENCE ON ISCHEMIC AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PARAMETERS
H.G. Hayrapetyan, P.S. Karakhanyan, S.S. Martirosyan Erebouni MC, Armenia

 
 14

INFLUENCE OF ASSOCIATED RIGHT VENTRICULAR INFARCTION ON CLINICAL COURSE, PROGNOSIS, AND ERGOMETRIC PARAMETERS SICAL TOLERANCE IN PATIENTS WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR ST SEGMENT ELEVATED ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
H.G. Hayrapetyan, Erebouni MC, Yerevan, Armenia

 
 

 

 
 

P205    Poster Session
SECONDARY PREVENTION, PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION, CARDIAC REHAB

 
15

PREDICTION OF LENGTH OF STAY FOLLOWING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
A. Negassa, E.S. Monrad, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

 
 

 

 

P206    Poster Session
PRIMARY PREVENTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE/ RISK FACTORS FOR ATHEROTHROMBOTIC DISEASE

 
16

A MULTI-CENTER PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED STUDY TO DETERMINE THE EFFECTS OF EXERCISE-MANAGED INTERVENTION: COMPARISON OF BASELINE DATA IN RURAL AND URBAN CENTERS
S. Shapiro, M. Stuckey, K. Sabourin, K. Draudt,
K. Shoemaker, A. Fleischhauer, C. Munoz, R. Petrella, Aging, Rehabilitation, and Geriatric Care Research Centre, ON, Canada

 
17

BODY IMAGE DISSATISFACTION AND BARRIERS TO WEIGHT LOSS AMONG OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE WOMEN
J. Decolongon, J.K. Rodriguez, E.G.V. Giardina Center for Women's Health Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

 
18

EFFECTS OF ACUTE LOW DIET AND HIGH VOLUME EXERCISE ON ANTHROPOMETRIC INDEXES IN OBESE ADULTS
C.K.C. Sa, R.M. Galdino, M.C.C. Tenorio, A.M. Mendonca Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Feira de Santana, Brazil

 
19

ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICATORS OF CENTRAL OBESITY IN PREDICTING HIGH CORONARY RISK IN BRAZILIAN WOMEN
R.T. Almeida, M.M.G. Almeida, T.M. Araujo, D.E.R. Lima Universidade Estadual de Feira de Santana, Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil

 
20

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND REMOTE BLOOD PRESSURE MONITORING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN A RURAL POPULATION
M.I. Stuckey, E. Russell-Minda, R. Fulkerson, E. Read,
C. Munoz, R.J. Petrella, The University of Western Ontario, School of Kinesiology, ON, Canada

 
21

EFFECT OF OPIUM ADDICTION ON NUTRITIONAL PATTERN OF PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
H. Derakhshanian, M. Zabihi, A. Amin, M. Maleki Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

 
 

 

 
 

P207    Poster Session
LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY AND HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

 
22

COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL LINEMEN HAVE LARGER CARDIAC SIZE RELATIVE TO BODY SIZE COMPARED WITH OTHER FOOTBALL POSITIONS
J. Sadik, M.J. Lipinski, V.F. Froelicher, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Medical Center / Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA

 
23

AMP ACTIVATED PROTEIN KINASE-Á2 PROTECTS HEART FROM LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY AND HEART FAILURE
P. Zhang, X. Hu, X. Xu, Z. Lu, J. Fassett, R.J. Bache,
Y.J. Chen, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

 
24

EFFECT OF SPIRONOLACTONE, TELMISARTAN AND THEIR COMBINATION ON ISOPRENALINE INDUCED CARDIAC HYPERTROPHY
B.R. Goyal, R.K. Goyal, A.A. Mehta, Institute of Pharmacy-Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India

 
 

 

 
 

P208    Poster Session
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF HEART FAILURE

 
25

LEPTIN INDUCES INTERLEUKIN-18 VIA ENDOTHELIN-1-RHO/RHO-KINASE-PPAR/NF-KB PATHWAY IN CARDIOMYOCYTES
T. Doi, T. Sakoda, T. Akagami, T. Naka, T. Tsujino,
T. Masuyama, M. Ohyanagi, Division of Coronary Heart Disease, Japan

 
26

HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN FROM CARDIOMYOPATHY PATIENTS IS NOT ANTI INFLAMMATORY
J.B. Kim, G. Hough, G.C. Fonarow, M. Navab, David Geffen, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA

 
 

 

 
 

P209    Poster Session
ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES OF MAPPING AND ABLATION

 
27

SPECTRUM OF FRACTIONATION IN THE LEFT ATRIUM DURING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
G. Monir, S. Pollak, Florida Hospital, Orlando, Florida, USA

 
28

IMPACT OF LEFT ATRIAL ANATOMY ON FREQUENCY OF COMPLEX FRACTIONATED ELECTROGRAMS
S. Verma, N. Garg, E. Charaf, Cardiology Consultants, Pensacola, FL, USA

 
 

 

 
 

P210    Poster Session
PRACTICE GUIDELINES/ COST CONTAINMENT

 
29

SEASONAL AND INFLUENZA A (H1N1) VACCINATION COVERAGE AMONG ADULTS WITH HEART DISEASE, UNITED STATES, 2009-2010 SEASON
A. Gonzalez-Feliciano, N. Keenan, G. Euler Science Applications International Corporation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA

 
30

EVIDENCE BASED USE OF THE ESE - DOES IT ADD TO A NEGATIVE ETT?
J. Southard, S. Schaefer, Univeristy of California, Davis, CA, USA
 

 
31

CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES: AMIODARONE FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION FOLLOWING CARDIAC SURGERY
U. Khanderia, P.C. Walker, D. Wagner, University of Michigan Hospitals and College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

 
32

DAY CASE PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION IN SELECTED PATIENTS – A PILOT STUDY IN NORTHERN IRELAND
E.C. Hodkinson, J.C. Murphy, H. Douglas, I.B.A. Menown,
A.J. McClelland, M.S. Spence, C.G. Hanratty, S.J. Walsh, Cardiology Department, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, Ireland

 
33

PREVALENCE OF USE OF ADVANCE DIRECTIVES, HEALTH CARE PROXY, LEGAL GUARDIAN, AND LIVING WILL IN 512 PATIENTS HOSPITALIZED IN A CARDIAC CARE UNIT IN 2 COMMUNITY HOSPITALS
B. Bhushan, A. Kumar, W.S. Aronow, M. Alexa, R. Gothwal, S. Jesmajian, P. Gaba, J. Catevenis Prince George's Hospital Center, Cheverly, MD, USA

 
 

 

 
 

P211    Poster Session
COMPUTERS IN CARDIOLOGY

 
34

PARTIALLY EXTRACTED DEFIBRILLATOR COILS AND PACING LEADS ALTER DEFIBRILLATION THRESHOLDS
T.A. Pilcher, J.D. Stinstra, J.G. Tate, E.V. Saarel,
M.D. Puchalski, R.S. MacLeod, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

 
35

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION REMOTE MONITORING USING A HAND-HELD WIRELESS REMOTE MONITOR
D. Vukajlovic, B. Bojovic, V. Vukcevic, I. Gussak, U. Mitrovic, G. Simic, S. George, NewCardio, Inc., Santa Clara, CA, USA
 

36

HOW ACCURATE IS REAL TIME LEFT VENTRICULAR VOLUME ESTIMATION FROM 2D ECHO USING AUTOMATED BORDER DETECTION SOFTWARE?
J.A. Karl, S. Ghosh, D. Spevack, Y. Goldberg Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

37

CLINICAL UTILITY OF CARDIOBIP IN REMOTE DETECTION OF 12-LEAD ECGS IN PATIENTS WITH EXERCISE-INDUCED ISCHEMIA
S. George, V. Vukcevic, B. Bojovic, I. Gussak, V. Giga,
I. Stankovic NewCardio, Inc., Santa Clara, CA, USA

38

NONINVASIVE ANALYSIS OF STROKE VOLUME VARIABILTY BY RECORDING OF CARDIAC MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS ON THE CHEST
K. Tavakolian, A.P. Blaber, H.K. Symonds, A. Akhbardeh,
W. Lee, B. Kaminska, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada


 

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