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Sunday,
July 24, 2011
Monday,
July 25, 2011
Tuesday,
July 26, 2011
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
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Monday, July 25, 2011

MONDAY, July 25, 2011
08:00 - 11:15   HALL A
  PL07        Plenary Session
ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES / ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY


Chairpersons:
S.F. Nagueh, Houston, TX, USA
N.C. Nanda, Birmingham, AL, USA

 
08:30 ASSESSMENT OF CARDIAC IRON OVERLOAD BY MAGNETIC RESONANCE (Invited Lecture)
R. Krittayaphong, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
184
08:45 NEW OPTIONS IN NONINVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF LEFT VENTRICULAR TORSION (Invited Lecture)
J.N. Bella, Bronx -Lebanon Hospital Center, NY, USA
185
09:00 HEMODYNAMIC ASSESSMENT BY ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
S.F. Nagueh, Methodist DeBakey Heart Center, Houston, TX, USA
186
09:15 RECENT ADVANCES IN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
N. Nanda, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
187
09:30 THE ROLE OF TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN ACUTE AORTIC SYNDROMES (Invited Lecture)
E. Bossone, Cava de Tirreni & Amalfi Coast Hospital, Italy
188
09:45

X-RAY FUSED WITH MRI FOR DELIVERY OF STEM CELLS TO THE PERICARDIAL SAC (Invited Lecture)
D.L. Kraitchman, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
 

189
10:00 ADVANCE APPLICATIONS OF CARDIOVASCULAR MRI: FOCUS ON CONTRAST IMAGING OF THE MYOCARDIUM (Invited Lecture)
R.W. Biederman, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
190
10:15 EMERGING NONINVASIVE METHODS FOR ASSESSMENT OF MYOCARDIAL VISCO ELASTICITY (Invited Lecture)
C. Pislaru, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
191
10:30 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN THE CATH LAB - A TEAM APPROACH TO PERCUTANEOUS VALVULAR INTERVENTIONS (Invited Lecture)
S.V. Pislaru, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
192
10:45 STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE (Invited Lecture)
M. Prokudina, Federal Center of Heart, Blood and Endocrinology, St. Petersburg, Russia
193
11:00 TWO-DIMENSIONAL INTRAVASCULAR NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENCE MOLECULAR IMAGING (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Calfon, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
194
11:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
08:30 - 10:45   HALL B
 

PL08:     Plenary Session
ATHEROSCLEROSIS: PATHOGENESIS AND NOVEL THERAPEUTIC TARGETS
 

Chairpersons:
S.D. Gertz, Jerusalem, Israel
J.L. Mehta, Little Rock, AR, USA

 
08:30 THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES - A NANOMEDICAL APPROACH (Invited Lecture)
Z. Kwias, T. Malinski, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA
195
08:45 HEMODYNAMIC FORCES IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM (Invited Lecture)
S.D. Gertz, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
196
09:00

MICRORNA IN THE REGULATION OF OXIDATIVE STRESS AND INFLAMMATION ASSOCIATED WITH CAD (Invited Lecture)
P. Holvoet, D. De Keyzer, M. Hulsmans, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

198
09:15 REGULATION OF CORONARY VASOMOTOR FUNCTION BY OXIDATIVE STRESS (Invited Lecture)
L. Kuo, N. Thengchaisri, T.W. Hein, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX, USA
199
09:30 ASSOCIATIONS OF MODIFIED LDLS WITH ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH END-STAGE KIDNEY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
A.G. Basnakian, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Little Rock, AR, USA
200
09:45 NOVEL ROLE OF IMMUNOGLOBULIN E IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
J. Wang, G-P. Shi, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
201
10:00 INTERLEUCIN - 6: A STRONG PREDICTOR OF CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS EXTENT AND SEVERITY (Invited Lecture)
S.N. Koulouris, Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
202
10:15 BLOCKADE OF THE RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM INHIBITS C-REACTIVE PROTEIN MEDIATED VASCULAR INJURY
A.J. Szalai, C. Pierce, W. Zhang, D. Xing, Y-F. Chen, M.A. McCrory, S. Oparil, F.G. Hage, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
203
10:30 PLAQUE MORPHOLOGY OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME ASSESSED BY OCT
T. Akasaka, T. Kubo, M. Mizukoshi, K. Hirata, H. Kitabata, Y. Ino, T. Tanimoto, K. Komukai, K. Ishibashi, T. Imanishi, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
204
10:45 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
08:30 - 11:15   HALL C
 

S26   Session
NEW DIRECTIONS IN CARDIAC SURGERY


Chairpersons:
R. Hetzer, Berlin, Germany
W. Mohl, Vienna, Austria

 
08:30 PERICARDIECTOMY VERSUS MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF RELAPSING PERICARDITIS
M.H. Khandaker
; K.L. Greason, N.S. Anavekar; R.E. Espinosa; S.N. Hayes; R.A. Nishimura; H.V. Schaff; J.K. Oh, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
205
08:45 IMPROVING CORONARY SURGERY FOR DIABETICS: ADDING A RADIAL ARTERY GRAFT INCREASES LONG TERM SURVIVAL
D.M. Hoffman, H. De Castro, K.R. Dimitrova, C.M. Geller, P. Friedmann, R.F. Tranbaugh, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
206
09:00 IMPACT OF RENAL INJURY ON CLINICAL OUTCOMES FOLLOWING TRANSAPICAL AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION
J.M. Kim, J.L. Soon, A. Cheung, S.V. Lichtenstein, D. Wood, J.G. Webb, J. Ye, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
207
09:15 CORONARY ARTERY BYPASSSURGERY IN WOMEN: THE ROLE OF RADIAL ARTERY GRAFTING
K.R. Dimitrova, D.M. Hoffman, C.M. Geller, P. Friedmann, H. DeCastro, W. Ko, R.F. Tranbaugh, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
208
09:30 RESULTS OF URGENT CABG AFTER CLOPIDOGREL LOADING DOSE IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES
G.B. Blossom, J. Lehoux, R. Soans, L. Shaffer, D.R. Watson Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH, USA
209
09:45 SUCCESFULL TWELVE HOURS OF CARDIAC PRESERVATION WITH CUSTODIOL-N, A NOVEL ORGAN PROTECTION SOLUTION IN AN ORTHOTOPIC HEART TRANSPLANTATION MODEL
G. Szabo, G. Veres, T. Radovits, B. Schmack, A. Weymann, M. Karck, F. Horkay, I. Hartyanszky, Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
210
10:00 ROBOT-ASSISTED VASCULAR SURGERY TODAY
P. Stadler, L. Dvoracek, P. Vitasek, P. Matous, Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic
211
10:15 WHICH IS BETTER: SKELETONIZED OR PEDICLED IMA-HARVESTING TECHNIQUES
A. Erkin, S. Sarikaya, A. Elibol, E. Aksoy, A. Ak, H. Sacli, M. Dedemoglu, I. Mataraci, M. Sismanoglu, K. Kirali, Kartal Kosuyolu YIEA Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
 
212
10:30 PREVALENCE AND DETERMINANTS OF ELECTRICAL ALTERNANS IN PATIENTS WITH CARDIAC TAMPONADE
A. Kumar, A. Broferrio, J. Shirani, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
 
213
10:45 OUTCOMES OF AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT VIA RIGHT MINI-THORACOTOMY VS. MEDIAN STERNOTOMY AFTER PRIOR CARDIAC SURGERY
A.M. Pineda, O. Santana, J. Reyna, A. Sarria, G.A. Lamas, J. Lamelas Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami Beach, FL, USA
 
214
11:30 INDUCTION IMMUNOSUPPRESSION WHEN DRIVELINE INFECTION IS THE INDICATION FOR CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION
A.J. Voelkel, K.C. McCants, U. Sharma, M.L. Williams, S.D. Prabhu, E.J. Birks, M.S. Slaughter, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
 
215
11:45 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
08:30 - 11:30   HALL D
  S27       Session
SECONDARY PREVENTION, MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS, PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATION


Chairpersons:
Y. Charuzi, Los Angeles, CA, USA
N.D. Wong, Irvine, CA, USA
 
8:30 ADHERENCE TO DRUGS THAT PREVENT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: A META-ANALYSIS
H. Naderi, J.P. Bestwick, D.S. Wald Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
 
216
08:45 CAROTID PLAQUE THICKNESS IS SUPERIOR TO CAROTID INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS IN PREDICTING CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE SEVERITY IN A MIDDLE - AGED PATIENT POPULATION
K. Triantafyllou, P. Symeonides, S. Pastromas, H. Anninos, S. Koulouris, Evaggelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece
217
09:00 COPES II RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL – 1-YEAR NON-FATAL MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND MORTALITY RESULTS
K.W. Davidson, N. Rieckmann, I. Kronish, S. Ye, C. Batres, J.E. Schwartz, M.M. Burg, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
218
09:15 IMPACT OF EPICARDIAL ADIPOSE TISSUE VOLUME ON CARDIAC SIZE DETERMINED BY CHEST ROENTGENOGRAM
N.C. Baker, C. Assal, J. Shirani Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
219
09:30 AFRICAN-ANCESTRY PATIENTS WITH HYPERLIPIDEMIA HAVE A HIGH PREVALENCE OF HYPERTENSION AND TYPE II DIABETES; RESULTS FROM THE CEPHEUS SOUTH AFRICA STUDY
C.L. Schamroth, D. Raal, G. Vandenhoven, A-M. Temmerman Dept. of Cardiology, Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
220
09:45 CONTROL OF HYPERLIPIDEMIA AND PRESENCE OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN; RESULTS FROM THE CEPHEUS SOUTH AFRICA STUDY
N. Rapeport, C.L. Schamroth, Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa
221
10:00 GRACE VERSUS TIMI RISK SCORES FOR RISK STRATIFICATION IN FILIPINO PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES AT THE PHILIPPINE HEART CENTER
H.J.M. Brown, J.S. Jumangit, Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City, Philippines
 
222
10:15 MAINTAINING PHYSICAL FITNESS OF PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
P.J.M. Beckers, J. Denollet, N.M. Possemiers, K. Wuyts, C.J. Vrints, V.M. Conraads, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Antwerp, Belgium
223
10:30 INFLUENCE OF COMORBIDITIES ON ONE-YEAR OUTCOMES IN NON-ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
C. Bonanad, J. Sanchis, J. Nunez, E. Nunez, V. Bodi, A. Garcia Alvarez, A. Regueiro, M. Heras, X. Bosch, A. Llacer, Clinic Hospital from Valencia, Spain
224
10:45 PREDICTORS OF HOSPITAL MORTALITY IN CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY PATIENTS REQUIRING INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON PUMP SUPPORT
C. Chen-Scarabelli, L. II Saravolatz, L. Saravolatz, G. Faggian, A. Mazzucco, T.M. Scarabelli, Center for Heart and Vessel Preclinical Studies, St John Hospital/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
225
11:00 PATTERNS AND DETERMINANTS OF DYSLIPIDEMIA IN “YOUNG” VERSUS “NOT SO YOUNG” PATIENTS OF CAD IN NORTH INDIAN POPULATION
N. Sinha, S. Kumar, H. Rai, R.K. Saran, R.K. Bansal, P.C. Saxena, P.R. Sinha, P.R. Gupta, M. Mishra, P. Jain, Sahara Hospital, Lucknow, UP, India
226
11:15 UTILIZATION OF PHASE II CARDIAC REHABILITATION IN VA PATIENTS: A RETROSPECTIVE SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE
M.B. Jhawar, A.K. Chan, A. Mehra, L. Christianson, K. Aggarwal, K.C. Dellsperger, A. Chockalingam, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine and Harry S. Truman VA Medical Center, Columbia, MO, USA
227
11:30 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
11:15 - 13:30   HALL A
 

PL09:          Plenary Session   
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY / CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

Chairpersons:
J.A. Elefteriades, New Haven, CT, USA
T.F. Feltes, Columbus, OH, USA

 
11:15 FAMILY BASED STUDIES OF THE GENETICS OF CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS (Invited Lecture)
N.E. Bowles, University of Utah School of Medicine Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
228
11:30 THE IMPACT OF OBESITY AND OTHER CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN ADULTS WITH CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS (Invited Lecture)
A.T. Yetman, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
229
11:45 BOVINE AORTIC ARCH - A MARKER FOR THORACIC AORTIC DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
J.A. Elefteriades, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
230
12:00 THE US HEALTH CARE REFORM ACT: WHAT IT WILL MEAN FOR THE PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGIST (Invited Lecture)
T.F. Feltes, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
231
12:15 SEMISUPINE CYCLE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PAEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY: A SUPERIOR METHOD OF EXERCISE TESTING (Invited Lecture)
G. Sandor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
232
12:30 LEFT VENTRICULAR NONCOMPACTION IN CHILDHOOD: VARIABLE CLINICAL PRESENTATIONS (Invited Lecture)
P.R.A. Gaskin, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
233
12:45 THE IMPACT OF NON-INVASIVE MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING ON PEDIATRIC CARDIAC CARE
E.L. Heathfield, T. Hussain, S. Qureshi, T. Witter, A. Bell, P. Beerbaum, R. Razavi, G.F. Greil King’s College London BHF Centre, Division of Imaging Science, Biomedical Research Centre of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
234
13:00 A DOSE-RESPONSE STUDY OF VASOPRESSIN IN SYSTEMIC AND REGIONAL HEMODYNAMICS IN ASPHYXIATED NEWBORN PIGS
D.C. Cheung, R.S. Gill, J.Q. Liu, N. Manoucherhri, D.L. Bigam, P.Y. Cheung, B. Dicken, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
235
13:15 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC DETECTION OF CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT REJECTION IN CHILDREN
S.C. West, C.H. Saunders, K.A. Jayakumar University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
236
13:30 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
11:00 - 13:30   HALL B
 

PL10:     Plenary Session   
ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES: DETECTION, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT


Chairpersons:
J.H. Chesebro, Worcester, MA, USA
J.G. Filep, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 
11:00 DIFFERENTIATING STEMI FROM NON-ISCHEMIC ST ELEVATION IN PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH CHEST PAIN (Invited Lecture)
Y. Birnbaum, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
237
11:15 C-REACTIVE PROTEIN AND ACUTE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: CRP'S STRUCTURE AFFECTS FUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
J.G. Filep, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
238
11:30 EFFICIENT, COST-SAVING, AND SAFE CHEST PAIN EVALUATION IN THE ED WITH TESTS TO MINIMIZE RADIATION (Invited Lecture)
J.H. Chesebro, Umass Memorial Medical School and Medical Center, Worcester, MA, USA
239
11:45 PRESENT STATUS AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVE OF OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
T. Akasaka, Wakayama Medical University, Japan
240
12:00 PROLONGATION OF STEM CELL SURVIVAL WITH RESVERATROL: A MICRO RNA STUDY (Invited Lecture)
D.K. Das, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
241
12:15 ERYTHROPOIETIN IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ST-SEGMENT-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION UNDERGOING PRIMARY PERCUTANOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION: TWO-YEAR RESULTS OF THE REVIVAL-3 TRIAL (Invited Lecture)
I. Ott, Deutsches Herzzentrum, Munchen, Germany
242
12:30 EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR COMPLICATED MI PATIENTS (Invited Lecture)
H.K. Reddy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
243
12:45 NOVEL APPROACH TO ECG ANALYSIS OF ISCHEMIA - BEYOND THE ST SEGMENT (Invited Lecture)
G.L. Fung, UCSF Medical Center at Mt. Zion, San Francisco, CA, USA
244
13:00 FRACTIONAL FLOW RESERVE IN CONSECUTIVE ‘REAL-WORLD’ PATIENTS (Invited Lecture)
A. Puri, CSM Medical University, Lucknow, India
245
13:15 REDUCED MICROVASCULAR DENSITY IN NON-ISCHEMIC MYOCARDIUM OF PATIENTS WITH RECENT NON-ST-SEGMENT MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (Invited Lecture)
D.J. Campbell, St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia
246
13:15 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
11:15 - 14:15   HALL C
 

S28     Session
ARRHYTHMIA I: SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH/ ADVANCES IN IMPLANTABLE RHYTHM DEVICE THERAPY


Chairpersons:
L. Mestroni, Aurora, CO, USA
A.T. Wiess, Jerusalem, Israel
       

 
11:15 EFFECT OF GENDER AND AGE ON DEFIBRILLATION INTERVENTION WITH ICDs FOR PRIMARY PREVENTION OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH
P. Menaria, K. Axtell, C. Kolibash, J. Sra, M. Akhtar, V. Nangia Aurora Cardiovascular Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Centers, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Milwaukee, WI, USA
247
11:30 SIMPLIFIED SUBCUTANEOUS MULTI-COIL ARRAY IMPLANTATION FOR HIGH DEFIBRILLATION THRESHOLD
S.A. Kakodkar, M.J. Shih, C. Madias, K. Krishnan, R.G. Trohman Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
248
11:45 DEFIBRILLATION USING PULSED LOW-ENERGY FAR-FIELD STIMULATION: APPLICATIONS FOR TERMINATION OF ATRIAL AND VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION
F.H. Fenton, S. Luther, B.G. Kornreich, A. Squires, P. Bittihn, D. Hornung, E.M. Cherry, N. Otani, E. Bodenschatz,, R.F. Gilmour Jr., Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Cornell Universty, Ithaca, NY, USA
249
12:00 PATIENT REFUSAL IS COMMON AMONG ELIGIBLE ICD CANDIDATES FOR PRIMARY PREVENTION OF SUDDEN DEATH
H. Li, S. Sturm, University of Minnesota Physicians Heart, Eden Prairie, MN, USA
250
12:15 CHRONIC BIPHASIC VERSUS CATHODAL PACING IN ACUTE MI
R. Hall, D. Hepp, M. Mower University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN, USA
251
12:30 THE USE OF SINGLE COIL ICD LEAD SYSTEMS IN OBESE PATIENTS: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE
R. Mokabberi, A. Haftbaradaran M, R. Storm, J. Oren, P. Vijayaraman, G. Dandamudi, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
252
12:45 SURVIVAL ANALYSIS OF EXISTING IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATOR LEADS: THE SAFE ICD LEADS VA FDA PILOT STUDY
L. Barrington, H. Moore, K. Selzman, E. Keung, B. Lewis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
253
13:00 ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE ABLATION IMPROVES RESPONSE TO CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY BY MECHANISMS OTHER THAN RATE CONTROL ALONE IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
M.N. Nazmul, B. Powell, C. Miyazaki, W. Shen, Y.M. Cha, S. Nelson, J. Oh, R. Rea, M. Redfield, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
254
13:15 THERAPUTIC HYPOTHERMIA FOR OUT-OF-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST PATIENTS: SINGLE TERTIARY CARE CENTER EXPERIENCE
A.B. Catino, R. Dhingra, C.L. Grigel, A.T. Kono Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
255
13:30 DIAGNOSIS OF BACTERIAL INFECTIONS DUE TO PACEMAKER AND DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANTATION
F. Fayaz, H. Ghassemian, P. Pourmalek, F. Faridnia Shaheed Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
256
13:45 PROARRHYTHMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF AUTOMATED IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS
A. Kannan, S. Satti, I. Friedlander, G. Bonavita Canton Medical Education Foundation, Canton, OH, USA
257
14:00 SUSTAINABLE GRASSROOTS SCREENING PROGRAM TO REDUCE SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH IN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
A.C. Argianas, J. Marek, J. Davis, Midwest Heart Foundation, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA
258
14:15 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
11:30 - 13:45   HALL D
  S29     Session
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

Chairpersons:
T. Malinski, Athens, OH, USA
G-P. Shi, Boston, MA, USA

 
11:30 PROGRESSION OF CORONARY CALCIFICATION RELATED TO SERUM OSTEOPROTEGRIN LEVELS
I.G. Poornima, L.H. Kuller Gerald McGinnis Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
259
11:45 HYPERLIPIDEMIC DISRUPTION OF VASCULAR IMMUNE HOMEOSTASIS AND ATHEROGENESIS
A.J. Merched, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
260
12:00 CONTROL OF MACROPHAGE FOAM CELL FORMATION BY CYTOKINES
D.R. Michael, J.E. McLaren, N. Li, R.C. Salter, T.G. Ashlin, M.L. Buckley, D.P. Ramji, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
261
12:15 ANALYSIS OF MYXOMAVIRAL SERPIN TREATMENT FOR INFLAMMATORY VASCULITIC SYNDROMES, GIANT CELL AND TAKAYASU ARTERITIS
A.R. Lucas, H. Chen, D.H. Zheng, M.Y. Bartee, H. Samy, E. Sobel, F. Spinale, G. McFadden, T. Beaver, R. Thoburn University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
262
12:30 PHARMACOLOGICAL INDUCTION OF LEUKOTRIENE B4 12-HYDROXYDEHYDROGENASE (LTB4DH) IN HUMAN NEUTROPHILS AND ITS POTENTIAL IN THE TREATMENT OF MYOCARDIAL INJURY
L. Wei, X.C. Le, Z.Y. Xia, Y. Han, J. Rong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
263
12:45 PDGF, FGF AND VEGF TEMPORAL REGULATION OF CORONARY ARTERIES DURING PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT
R.J. Tomanek, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
264
13:00 THE EFFECT OF WALL SHEAR STRESS IN ENDOTHELIAL TISSUE CULTURE MODELS OF PHYSIOLOGICALLY-SIGNIFICANT GEOMETRIES
A.A. Emmott, R.L. Leask, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada
265
13:15 HUMANIZED MOUSE MODEL OF THROMBOSIS IS PREDICTIVE OF THE 266 CLINICAL EFFICACY OF ANTIPLATELET AGENTS
J. Magallon, J. Chen, L. Rabbani, G. Dangas, J. Yang, J. Bussel, T. Diacovo, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
266
13:30 TOTAL PLASMA ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY IN APOE DEFICIENT MICE FOLLOWING DIETARY ADMINISTRATION OF HDL MIMETIC PEPTIDES
S. Safarpoor, M. Haghnegahdar, L. Vakili, S. Vazirian, S. Hama, G. Hough David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 
267
13:45 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
14:00 - 16:15   HALL A
  PL11     Plenary Session
ATRIAL FLUTTER AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: PHARMACOLOGICAL AND NON PHARMACOLOGICAL THERAPY APPROACH

Chairpersons:
B.K. Kantharia, Houston, TX, USA
N. Marrouche, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
 
14:00 NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF ATRIAL FLUTTER (Invited Lecture)
A.N. Shah, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Elmhurst Hospital Center, NY, USA
315
14:15 CURRENT TRENDS IN ABLATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (Invited Lecture)
K. Srivathsan, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ, USA
316
14:30 ABLATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: ROLE OF INTRACARDIAC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
B.K. Kantharia, The University of Texas-Health Science Center at Houston, TX, USA
317
14:45 PERSONALIZED MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: AN IMAGING GUIDED APPROACH (Invited Lecture)
N. Marrouche, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
318
15:00 ABLATION OF PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION USING PHASED RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION TECHNIQUE (Invited Lecture)
T. Deneke, University of Bochum, Germany
319
15:15 DYNAMICALLY SHAPED MAGNETIC FIELDS: DESCRIPTION AND INITIAL RESULTS OF A REAL-TIME, REMOTE EP CATHETER NAVIGATION SYSTEM (Invited Lecture)
E. Gang, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
320
15:30 AN EVALUATION OF PATENT FORAMEN OVALE CLOSURE USING RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION DELIVERED WITH A ROBOTIC ARM
S.M.A. Sohaib, B. Unsworth, K. Kulwant-Kaur, L. Malcolme-Lawes, P. Kanagaratnam, I.S. Malik, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
321
15:45 SHORT DURATION, ORAL AMIODARONE FOR PREVENTION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION POST HEART SURGERY
C.C. Trotter, J.H. Khan, T. Kowolaski, A. Modak, Y. Siddiqui, P.S. Lavigne, R. Sampath, E. Davis, W.H. Carter Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, WV, USA
322
16:00 REMOTE CONTROL CATHETER ABLATION OF ACCESSORY PATHWAYS USING A MAGNETIC NAVIGATION SYSTEM: A COMPARISON OF EFFICACY AND SAFETY BETWEEN DIFFERENT LOCATIONS
P. Parwani, N. Lippman, J. Dell’Orfano, E. Berns, R. Kahr, C. Hayes, B. Bernstein, A. Tolat, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Hartford, CT, USA
 
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
14:00 - 16:00   HALL B
 

PL12      Plenary Session
HYPERTENSION, OBESITY, DIABETES, METABOLIC SYNDROME AND CAD

Chairpersons:
M.A. Alpert, Columbia, MO, USA
E. Barrett-Connor, La Jolla, CA, USA

 
14:00 INTERNATIONAL CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF EPIDEMIC OBESITY AND DIABETES IN OLD AGE (Invited Lecture)
E. Barrett-Connor, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
324
14:15 OBESITY CARDIOMYOPATHY: CURRENT VIEWS (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Alpert, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO, USA
325
14:30 THE CARDIO-METABOLIC SYNDROME FOLLOWING HEART TRANSPLANTATION -- INCIDENCE, IMPLICATIONS, AND MANAGEMENT (Invited Lecture)
M.R. Johnson, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
326
14:45 RENIN INHIBITION: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED? (Invited Lecture)
A.H.J. Danser, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
327
15:00 EPIGENETIC REGULATION OF PROINFLAMMATORY FACTORS IN DIABETIC HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
X-Y. Yu, J.L. Liang, Q.X. Lin, X.H. Li, Z.X. Shan, J.N. Zhu, M. Yang, Y. Li, S.G. Lin, Medical Research Center of Guangdong General Hospital, China
328
15:15 CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF EPICARDIAL ADIPOSE TISSUE AS A VISCERAL FAT DEPOT (Invited Lecture)
J. Shirani, St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
329
15:30 INFLUENCE OF TIME-OF-DAY OF HYPERTENSION TREATMENT ON CARDIOVASCULAR RISK (Invited Lecture)
R.C. Hermida, D.E. Ayala, University of Vigo, Spain
330
15:45 CURRENT IMAGING TECHNIQUES FOR EVALUATION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN DIABETIC PATIENTS (Invited Lecture)
A. Elhendy, Marshfield, WI, USA
331
16:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
14:15 - 16:30   HALL C
 

S30        Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE / HEART VALVE SURGERY

Chairpersons:
E. Bossone, Lauro, Italy
A.A. Khattab, Bern, Switzerland

 
14:15 VALUE OF RISK ALGORITHMS IN PREDICTING EARLY AND LATE OPERATIVE OUTCOMES IN HIGH RISK PATIENTS UNDERGOING TRANSAPICAL AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION
J.M. Kim, J.L. Soon, A. Cheung, S.V. Lichtenstein, D. Wood, J.G. Webb, J. Ye St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
332
14:30 MEANINGFUL USE OF EHR ENHANCES MVR OUTCOMES ANALYSIS
J.C. Chen, T.A. Pfeffer, R. Richter, Y. Chen, M-L. Kiley, H. Lee Kaiser Permanente, The Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, CA, USA
333
14:45 VERY-LOW-DOSE THERAPY IN ANTICOAGULATION OF PATIENTS WITH MECHANICAL HEART VALVE REPLACEMENT SUPPORTED BY TELEMEDICINE
H. Koertke, T. Feige, L. Paluszkiewicz, J. Koerfer, S. Secer, T. Wittlinger Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, NRW, Germany
334
15:00 PSYCHOLOGICAL AND EMOTIONAL STATUS OF PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC MITRAL REGURGITATION: DOES THE MIND MATTER?
T. Topilsky, M.R. Trenerry, B.A. Eichhorn, M. Enriquez-Sarano Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
335
15:15 PREDICTORS OF SEVERE TRICUSPID REGURGITATION IN PATIENTS WITH PACEMAKER OR AUTOMATED IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTOR-DEFIBRILLATOR LEADS: A RETROSPECTIVE CASE-CONTROL STUDY
M.Q. Najib, S.S. Vittala, S. Challa, A. Raizada, H.R. Lee, H.P. Chaliki Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
336
15:30 OUTCOMES OF A MINIMALLY INVASIVE APPROACH COMPARED WITH MEDIAN STERNOTOMY FOR THE EXCISION OF BENIGN CARDIAC MASSES
A.M. Pineda, O. Santana, C. Zamora, A.M. Benjo, G.A. Lamas, J. Lamelas Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami Beach, FL, USA
 337
15:45 IMPROVEMENT IN MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY BY EARLY STIMULATION OF THE LEFT VENTRICULAR FREE WALL
L P. Voukydis, K. Juliani, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
338
16:00 A NOVEL DIMENSIONLESS INDEX DERIVED FROM CONTINUOUS WAVE DOPPLER TO DEFINE SEVERE AORTIC VALVE STENOSIS
G.E. Valania, G.H. Yao, W.H. Hiser, J.R. Cook, F. Saab, J. Friderici, L. Jiang Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University, Springfield, MA, USA
339
16:15 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF AORTIC REGURGITATION IS HIGHER WITH SYNTHETIC ARTERIO-VENOUS GRAFTS COMPARED TO FISTULAS B. Doherty, A. Shetty, G.N. Nadkarni, G. Sandhu, A. Bansal, S. Cortell St.Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA 340
16:30 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
14:00 - 16:15   HALL D
 

S31     Session
GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF HEART DISEASE, GENE AND CELL BASED THERAPIES, BASIC RESEARCH

Chairpersons:
C.S. Long, Denver, CO, USA
D.K. Singla, Orlando, FL, USA

 
14:00 HUMAN INDUCED PLURIPOTENT STEM CELL-DERIVED MESCENCHYMAL STEM CELLS ARE SUPERIOR TO ADULT BONE MARROW-DERIVED MESCENCHYMAL STEM CELLS IN THE TREATMENT OF LIMB ISCHEMIA
Y.L. Zhang, F.Y. Lam, C.N. Lee, H.F. Tse, Q. Lian, Dept. of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
341
14:15 FRACTALKINE RECEPTOR (CX3CR1) POLYMORPHISM AND THE RISK OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
H. Rai, N. Singh, S. Kumar, A. Kapoor, S. Agrawal, N. Sinha Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, UP, India
342
14:30 A GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION STUDY OF PLATELET COUNT AND MEAN PLATELET VOLUME IN AFRICAN AMERICANS
R. Qayyum, D.M. Becker, A. Reiner, M.A. Nalls, A.B. Zonderman, M.K. Evans, M.A. Austin, J.G. Wilson, B.M. Snively, W. Tang, E. Ziv, Y. Liu, S. Ganesh, L.C. Becker Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
343
14:45 COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF GENETIC TESTING OF LPA VARIANTS ASSOCIATED WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE
N. Olchanski, D. Shiffman, J.J. Devlin, T.F. Goss Boston Healthcare Associates, Inc. Boston, MA, USA
344
15:00 MYOBLAST TRANSPLANATION FOR HEART REPAIR
H.J. Leonhardt, Bioheart Inc., Sunrise, FL, Anoka Technical College, Anoka, MN, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, Florida International University, Miami, FL, University of Northern California, Santa Rosa, CA, USA
345
15:15 CONNEXIN 43 OVEREXPRESSION ENSURES GAP JUNCTION FORMATION IN HUMAN MYOBLASTS AND IMPROVES HEART HEMODYNAMIC PARAMETERS
N. Rozwadowska, T. Kolanowski, A. Waclawska, E. Szymczyk, J.D. Kasprzak, T. Mietkiewski, M. Rucinski, M.K. Kurpisz, Department of Reproductive Biology and Stem Cells, Institute of Human Genetics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland
346
15:30 LACK OF ASSOCIATION BETWEEN IL-1 BETA +3953 POLYMORPHISM WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN INDIAN POPULATION
H. Rai, S.Kumar, S. Agrawal, N. Sinha Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, UP, India
347
15:45 BETA 2-ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR POLYMORPHISM DOES NOT INFLUENCE HEART RATE RESPONSE DURING DOBUTAMINE-ATROPINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
V. Cotarlan, A. Brofferio, J. Sartorius, G. Gerhard, X. Chu, V. Butcher, S. Stein, J. Shirani, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
348
16:00 ROLE OF LRP6 IN VASCULAR INTEGRITY AND ITS PERTURBATION BY 349 ATHEROSCLEROSIS CAUSING R611C MUTATION
A. Keramati, G.G. Go, R. Singh, R.P. Lifton, A. Mani, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
 
349
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
16:45 - 19:00   HALL A
 

PL13    Plenary Session
EPIDEMIOLOGY: NUTRITION, LIFESTYLE AND PREVENTION OF HEART DISEASE


Chairpersons:
A.L. Klatsky, Oakland, CA, USA
K. Prasad, Saskatoon, Canada

 
16:45 COFFEE, CAFFEINE, AND RISK OF ARRHYTHMIA (Invited Lecture)
A.L. Klatsky, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
350
17:00 SUPRESSION, REGRESSION AND SLOWING OF PROGRESSION OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS WITH FLAXSEED AND ITS COMPONENTS (Invited Lecture)
K. Prasad, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
351
17:15 MAGNESIUM INTAKE AND CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASE: TRANSLATION FROM OBSERVATION TO INTERVENTION (Invited Lecture)
Y. Song, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
352
17:30

A NEW LOOK FOR AN OLD DRUG: VITAMIN D IN PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
L. Wang, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

353
17:45 CAN WE STOP THE IMPENDING FLOOD OF HEART FAILURE? (Invited Lecture)
P.A. Heidenreich, Stanford University, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
354
18:00 CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE – EASTERN END OF WESTERN DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
V. Puri, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, University Hospital of Morecambe and Bay NHS Trust, Lancaster, UK
355
18:15 EFFECT OF RURAL-TO-URBAN WITHIN-COUNTRY MIGRATIO N ON CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW (Invited Lecture)
A.V. Hernandez, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
356
18:30 AGING, MENOPAUSE AND ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE MORTALITY: 357 ANALYSIS OF 1915-1944 BIRTH-COHORTS FROM ENGLAND, WALES AND UNITED STATES
D. Vaidya, D.M. Becker, V. Bittner, R.A. Mathias, P. Ouyang, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
357
18:45 EFFECT OF A 6-MONTH EXERCISE-LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION ON PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE, CARDIOVASCULR HEALTH, AND OVERALL WELL-BEING IN WOMEN AT RISK FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: A PRELIMINARY REPORT
P.A. Marcovitz, S.S. Billecke, M. Donnelly, B.A. Franklin, William Beaumont Hosptial, Royal Oak, MI, USA
358
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
16:45 - 19:15   HALL B
 

S32   Session
RECENT ADVANCES IN CARDIAC IMAGING

Chairpersons:
J.N. Bella, New York, NY, USA
R. Krittayaphong, Bangkok, Thailand  

 
16:45 NORMAL STRESS-ONLY VERSUS STANDARD STRESS/REST MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING: SIMILAR PATIENT MORTALITY WITH REDUCED RADIATION EXPOSURE
J.J. Mahmarian, S.M. Chang, F. Nabi, J. Xu Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, Houston, TX, USA
359
17:00 QUANTIFICATION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR VOLUME AND FUNCTION USING 3-DIMENSIONAL TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
M. Meng, J. Tan, D. Kitzman, P. Kirkman, H. Deng, M. Pu, S. Ganhdi, R. Henderson, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
360
17:15 CHARACTERISATION OF THE INFLAMMATORY PROCESS IN ATHEROSCLEROTIC MODELS BY MRI AND SECARS MICROSCOPY
L. Machtoub, M. Michalska, V. Herold, E. Bauer, P. Jakob, W. Bauer Universitätsklinik für Radiodiagnostik, Tirol, Austria
361
17:30 LEFT VENTRICULAR OUTFLOW TRACT GEOMETRY SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTS ON QUANTITATIVE DOPPLER ASSESSMENT
H. Deng, D.W. Kitzman, P.M. Kirkman, M. Meng, P. Burgess, W. Little, M. Pu Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
362
17:45 DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY FOR DETECTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN RENAL TRANSPLANT CANDIDATES: A METAANALYSIS
A.M. Haftbaradaran, X. Tang, J. Sartorius, J. Shirani, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA
363
18:00 QUANTITATIVE CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY (QCA) OF INDETERMINATE LEFT MAIN DISEASE CAN RELIABLY PREDICT SEVERITY
C.L. Laham, M.S. Chandra, M.J. McMahon, R. Venzon, M. Jerin, N.W. Shammas, St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
364
18:15 CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS POST CYBOR-D: DOPPLER ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND MYOCARDIAL MECHANICS
N. Quader, U. Jalal, C. Kendall, F. Mookadam, S. Schuster, J. Mikhael, R. Fonseca, A. Kalya, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
365
18:30 MYOCARDIAL DEFORMATION IMAGING CAN BE PERFORMED USING CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAMS – FIRST RESULTS USING 2D CARDIAC PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
A. Huqi, B. Klas, I. Paterson, M. Irween, J. Ezekovitz, J. Choy, H. Becher Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
366
18:45 MRI-TAGGING REVEALS IMPACT OF BETA-BLOCKER THERAPY ON MYOCARDIAL ARCHITECTURE
B. Schmitt, P.P. Lunkenheimer, P. Steendijk, F. Berger, T. Kuehne Dept. of Congenital Heart Defects, German Heart Institute Berlin, Germany
367
19:00 COMBINED BRUCE PROTOCOL AND REGADENOSON FOR MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION STRESS TESTING: A NOVEL APPROACH
S.D. Jerome, J.S. Rogers, L.K. Black, S.A. Little, C.M. Jopek, R.J. Wagner University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
368
MONDAY, July 25, 2011
16:45 - 19:30   HALL C
 

S33   Session
ARRHYTHMIA II: DIAGNOSIS, DRUG THERAPY, ABLATION

Chairperson:
K. Srivathsan, Phoenix, AZ, USA

 
16:45 SAFETY AND OUTCOME OF EPICARDIAL ABLATION OF VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIAS
M.H. Kanj, O.M. Wazni, W.J. Saliba, B.M. Lindsay, A. Natale, P. Tchou Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, OH, USA
369
17:00 BERIPLEX P/N RESTORES HEMOSTASIS AFTER DABIGATRAN OVERDOSING IN AN ACUTE RABBIT BLEEDING MODEL
S.H. Zeitler, I. Pragst, B. Doerr, F. Kaspereit, W. Krege, J. van Ryn CSL Behring GmbH, Pharmacology/Toxicology, Marburg, Germany
370
17:15 POOR GLUCOSE CONTROL IS ASSOCIATED WITH QTC PROLONGATION IN CRITICALLY ILL PATIENTS
D. Pickham, E. Flowers, B.J. Drew School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
371
17:30 ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC PROFILE OF ASYMPTOMATIC WOLFF-PAKINSON-WHITE SYNDROME IN PEDIATRC POPULATION
M. Swissa, T. Dagan, E. Bruckheimer, E. Birk, R. Fogelman Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
372
17:45 REMOTE MAGNETIC NAVIGATION WITH INTRACARDIAC ULTRASOUND FOR ABLATION OF ATRIAL FIRBILLATION
B.F. Finta, J. Postma, P. Muthusamy, A. Davis, D.E. Haines West Michigan Heart, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
373
18:00 BETA BLOCKER PROPHYLAXIS FOR THE PREVENTION OF POST CABG ATRIAL FIBRILLATION; A META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIALS
M.F. Khan, M.R. Movahed, The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA
374
18:15 ARE POST-INFARCT VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS PREDICTIVE OF MORTALITY RISK IN PATIENTS WITH IMPAIRED EJECTION FRACTION?
J.A. Chatterjee, R. Sankaranarayanan, M. James, RoyalBlackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, UK
375
18:30 DO EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT (ED) PHYSICIANS CORRECTLY IDENTIFY PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH UNEXPLAINED SYNCOPE WHO WARRANT HOSPITALIZATION?
E. Aziz, B. Pratap, C.K. Pamidimukala, J.H. Bastawrose, T. Park., J. Kim, J. Verzosa, C. Murphy, N. David, E. Herzog St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
376
18:45 HLA-B27-ASSOCIATED J-WAVE - RISK OR CURIOSITY?
J. Ker, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
377
19:00 THE EFFECT OF EXERCISE ON RESTING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION RATE
D. Bloomfield, G. Goldman Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY, USA
378
19:15 HEART FAILURE RISK IN NORMAL-WEIGHT PEOPLE WITH METABOLIC 379 SYNDROME COMPARED TO METABOLICALLY HEALTHY OBESE INDIVIDUALS
C. Voulgari, I. Moyssakis, D. Papadogiannis, D. Tousosulis, P. Dilaveris, C. Stefanadis, N. Tentolouris, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
379

   

 

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