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final program

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


8:00 - 13:00  

 POSTER HALL

Board No.

 

Abstract No.

 

 

 
 

P403     Poster Session
ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

 
1

ADVANTAGES OF COMBINING SUPINE BICYCLE ERGOMETRY AND DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
S. Gudibanda, M. Torosoff, K Bowe, J Conklin, K Daudiss, S. A Fein Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA

268
2

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN LEFT ATRIAL VOLUME BY ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH FALSE POSITIVE MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION SCANS
R. Bhardwaj, H. Dod, M. Finkel, N.C. Nanda, I. Dar, W. Gharib, R. Beto, A. Jain, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA

269
3

AORTIC ROOT DILATATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH AGE, GENDER, HIGH BMI AND AORTIC VALVE DISEASE
G. Parvizi, C. Manrique, M. Hashemzadeh, M.R. Movahed University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, AZ, USA
 

270
4

THE RELATIONSHIP OF DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION WITH CLINICAL AND EXERCISE MEASUREMENTS IN PATIENTS WITH CHEST PAIN
M. Tucciarone, M. Frederick, R. Bess, K. Narala, S. Szpunar, G. Cohen St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
 

271
5

RIGHT ATRIAL THROMBUS IN PATIENTS WITH TUNNELED CUFFED HEMODIALYSIS CATHETERS
M.A. Al Murayeh, A.M. Al Masswary, M.S. Moselhy, K. Al Sheikh, M.A. Dardir, A.A. Youssef, Armed Forces Hospital, Southern Region, Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia
 

272
6

COMPARISONS OF SPECKLE TRACKING ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING AND TRANSMITRAL PULSED-WAVE DOPPLER FOR ESTIMATION OF DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
T. Ahamed Kassim, S. Napan, M.D. Greenberg, B. Curry, Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
 

273 
7

THE ROLE OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME
S. Enar, L. Sarac, Turkey Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
 

274
8

DIASTOLIC STRAIN RATE AND DOPPLER PARAMETERS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH SCAR SIZE AND TRANSMURALITY IN ST-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PATIENTS
K. Karimzadeh, D. Maland, E. Stautberg, A. Vasquez, H.V. Anderson, R.W. Smalling, L. Kramer, M. Vooletich, L. Moyee, C. Loghin University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA

275
 

 

 
 

P501     Poster Session
NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY

 
9

SIGNIFICANCE OF EXERCISE MYOCARDIAL SPECT IN IDENTIFYING THE CULPRIT VESSEL IN TRIPLE VESSEL DISEASE
M.N. Haque, T. Francis, S. Jaojaroenkul, E.I. Kanawati, D.C. Zank, J.R. Halama, M.S. Gabriel, R.H. Wagner, F. Leya, J.T. Barron Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA

276
 10

RADIONUCLIDE INVESTIGATIONS OF HEART IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE AND POS-TINFARCTION CARDIOSCLEROSIS AFTER CELL THERAPY
G. Mirojov, A. Dustov, Z. Rahimov, M. Khidirov, N. Navjuvonov, T. Gulmurodov, A. Barotov, S. Rahmonov, U. Bobokhojaev, M. Mirshahi Institute of Gastroenterology of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan
 

277
11

USING FRAMINGHAM RISK SCORE AND ANKLE BRACHIAL INDEX TO PREDICT CARDIAC STRESS TEST RESULTS IN ACUTE CHEST PAIN PATIENTS
L. Navaravong, K. Nidamanuri, A. Al-Matrood, M. Singh, R.G. Ali, M.Z. Hoque, W.L. Hiser, A.S. Lotfi, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
 

278
12

DYNAMICS OF MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION ACCORDING TO DATA FROM MYOCARDIAL SCINTIGRAPHY USING TC99M WITH MIBI AMONG PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE AND POSTINFARCTION CARDIOSCLEROSIS AFTER CELL THERAPY
A. Dustov, G. Mirojov, The Institute of Gastroenterology of the Ministry of Health, Dushanbe, Tajikistan
 

279
 

 

 
 

P207      Poster Session
PRIMARY PREVENTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE / RISK FACTORS FOR ATHEROTHROMBOTIC DISEASE

 
13

SCREENING WOMEN FOR CORONARY HEART DISEASE RISK
J.C McSweeney, M.A. Cleves, E.P. Fischer, J. Wei University of AR for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
 

280
14

PREVALENCE OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN GUYANA, SOUTH AMERICA
J.D. Silverman, S. Kestenbaum, R. Kloss, L. Linette, M. Chiang, L. Aronson, M. Silverman, S. Roth, Lakeridge Health Corp, Oshawa, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
 

281
15

A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED FIELD TRIAL ON BEHAVIORAL MODIFICATION INTERVENTION AMONGST ADOLESCENTS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVENTION IN ZAHEDAN, IRAN
F. Khoshkhou, R. Lekhraj, A.R. Hejar, A.S. Bahaman, V. Sharmili Islamic Azad University, Zahedan Branch, Iran
 

282
16

COMPARISON OF CAROTID INTIMA MEDIA THICKNESS (CIMT) OBTAINED AT HIGH FREQUENCY (14 MHZ) VS. STANDARD FREQUENCY (8MHZ)
K.M. Bhagirath, S.J. Lester, J.A. Humphries, R.T. Hurst Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
 

283
17

HOW DOES CAROTID PLAQUE RELATE TO CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC FINDINGS IN PATIENTS IN THE CHEST PAIN UNIT
M. Tucciarone, M. Frederick, R. Bess, S. Szpunar, G. Cohen, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI, USA
 

284
18

A GENERALIZED LINEAR MIXED MODELS APPROACH FOR DETECTING MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY IN MAZANDARAN, IRAN, 2008-2009
A. Khalilian, E. Ghorbanpour, M. Rahimi, Janani Mazandaran Medical Sciences University, Iran
 

285
19

CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS IN YOUNG SAUDI ADULTS PRESENTED WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
M.A. Al-Murayeh, A.M. Al-Masswary, M.S. Moselhy, A.D. Dardir, A.A. Youssef, Armed Forces Hospital, Southern Region, Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia
 

286
20

SCREENING INDIA’S TWIN EPIDEMIC (SITE)–DIABETES MELLITUS AND HYPERTENSION: RESULTS FROM GUJARAT
S. Dani, B. Saboo, M. Vadivale, S. Joshion behalf of the SITE Gujarat Investigators Life Care Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

287
 

 
 

P404      Poster Session
SYSTEMIC HYPERTENSION, BASIC AND CLINICAL

 
21

ALTERATION OF THE CIRCADIAN BLOOD PRESSURE PATTERN IN SUBJECTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
A. Otero, J.J. Crespo, M. Dominguez, M.C. Castineira, A. Ferreras, A. Mojon, D.E. Ayala, J.R. Fernandez, R.C. Hermida, for the Hygia Project Investigators Complejo Bioengineering & Chronobiology Labs, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain

288 
22

AGONISTIC ANGIOTENSIN II TYPE 1 RECEPTOR AUTOANTIBODIES IN PREECLAMPSIA COHORTS?
M. Adamczyk, R.J. Brashear, S.C. Hsu, P.G. Mattingly Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL, USA

289
23

LOWER LEVEL OF ENOS AND C-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE IN PATIENTS WITH ISOLATED SYSTOLIC HYPERTENSIVE
A.A. Alqasim, Faculty of Medicine, Umm Alqura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

290
24

LOW CARDIAC OUTPUT IN ASYMPTOMATIC HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS: A PRE-HEART FAILURE SYNDROME?
N.K. Agarwal, S.K. Agarwal, Rutgers University, Piscataway, Agarwal Health Center, East Orange, NJ, USA

291
25

BARK EXTRACT OF Terminalia arjuna PREVENTS HIGH SODIUM CHLORIDE INDUCED HYPERTENSION IN MALE ALBINO MICE
K. Basu, C.K. Manna, Department of Zoology, University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India

292
26

THE EFFICACY OF DIFFERENT FORMS OF VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION TO REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE IN INSTITUTIONALIZED ELDERLY
V. Mocanu , C. Galesanu, R. Haliga, C. Stefanescu, M. Badescu Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania

293
 

 

 
 

P304      Poster Session
PULMONARY ASPECTS, PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

 
27

PREDICTION OF OUTCOME BY RIGHT VENTRICULAR STRAIN IN PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION
E.L. Hardegree, A. Sachdev, H.R. Villarraga, R.P. Frantz, M.D. McGoon, N.M. Ammash, R.B. McCully, P.A. Pellikka, J.K. Oh, G.C. Kane Mayo Clinic, Department of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

294
28

CORRELATION BETWEEN PCWP A ND LVEDP IN PATIENTS WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
V.K. Mukku, W.I. Khalife, R. Merla University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

295
29

IMPROVED CELL SURVIVAL AND PARACRINE CAPACITY OF HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS-DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS PROMOTES THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL FOR PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION
Y-L. Zhang, H-F. Tse, Q-Z. Lian, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

296
30

CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING ASSESSMENT OF RIGHT-TO- LEFT VENTRICULAR INTERACTION IN SLEEP APNEA PATIENTS WITH NORMAL PULMONARY PRESSURE
R.S. Marfatia, S. Kumar, M. Rai, R. Feinn, E. Kaloudis, C. Yang, E. Avelar University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA

297
31

DEVELOPMENT OF A CONTINUOUS MONITORING TECHNIQUE TO MEASURE ADEQUACY OF VENTILATION
J.E. Freeman, A. Panasyuk, M. Lalli, S.V. Panasyuk, A. Nagpal, N. Steiger, J. Toy, A. Mattfolk, R. Lew Respiratory Motion, Lexington, MA, USA

298
32

PULMONAY HYPERTENSION IS A COMMON DISEASE: THE ARMADALE ECHO STUDY
G.A Strange
, D.A Playford, S. Stewart, A. Kent, J.A. Deague, E. Gabbay Monash University Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

299
33

OBESITY IS STRONGLY ASSOCIATED WITH PRESENCE OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM
M.R. Movahed, M. Hashemzadeh, M.R. Habibzadeh University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, AZ, USA

300
34

ARE WE FOLLOWING PATIENT WITH PULMONARY EMBOLISM WELL ENOUGH?
A. Shah, M. Uddin, B. Bhushan, N.P. Waterfield, E. Subkovas, P.K. Das, C. M. Bellamy Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK

301
 

 

 
 

P307      Poster Session
SYNCOPE

 
 35

DIAGNOSTIC PATTERNS AND MEDICAL COSTS IN THE EVALUATION OF SYNCOPE PATIENTS AT EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
H. Yoon, H.G. Song, J.S. Kim, M.J. Kang, J.U. Na, T.G. Shin, M.S. Sim, I.J. Jo, K.J. Song, Y.K. Jeong Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea

302
 

 

 
 

P306     Poster Session
CARDIAC ARREST AND SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH

 
36

IS QT-PROLONGATION A CHARACTERISTIC FEATURE OF SEVERE ANOREXIA NERVOSA
U.N. Sagar, M.J. Krantz, A.L. Sabel, C.S. Long, J.T. Barbey, K.V. White, J.L. Gaudiani, P.S. Mehler Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA

303
37

EFFECTS OF THERAPEUTIC HYPOTHERMIA ON MYOCARDIAL REPOLARIZATION
T.A. Waters, V.K. Khurana, M.P. Liakos, M.T. Torosoff Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA

304
38

ANALYSIS OF CARDIOVASCULAR MORBIDITY AND SUDDEN DEATH RISK WITH RISPERIDONE AND PALIPERIDONE
S. Gopal, D.W. Hough, K, Karcher, I, Nuamah, J, Palumbo, J.A. Berlin, A, Baseman, Y. Xu, J. Kent, Janssen Research & Development, Titusville, NJ, USA

305
39

DAILY FLUCTUATIONS OF MICROVOLT T-WAVE ALTERNANS AS A MARKER FOR RISK ASSESSMENT IN BRUGADA SYNDROME
K. Suzuki
, T. Takagi, K. Maeda, H. Tatsumi, M. Yoshiyama Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan

306
 

 

 
 

P509      Poster Session
CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY ARRHYTHMIA ASSESSMENT AND PREVENTION

 
40

SIGNIFICANT ASSOCIATION OF RS13376333 IN KCNN3 ON CHROMOSOME 1Q21 WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN A TAIWANESE POPULATION
S.H. Chang, J.J. Hwang, F.T. Chiang, C.D. Tseng, J.K. Lee, L.P. La, J.L. Lin, C.K. Wu, C.T. Tsai Lotung Poh-Ai Hospital, Yilan, Taiwan

307
41

ADENOSINE INDUCED LEFT ATRIAL- PULMONARY VEINS RECONDUCTION AFTER WIDE CIRCUMFERENTIAL ANTRUM ABLATION FOR PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION USING REMOTE MAGNETIC CATHETER
S.J. Pollak, J. Forsyth, H. Seckel, G. Monir, Arrhythmia and Ablation Center, Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, Orlando, FL, USA

308
42

CHALLENGES IN THE ADOPTION OF REMOTE MAGNETIC NAVIGATION TO PEDIATRIC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PRACTICE
A.C. Kean, A.N. Kamp, M.J. LaPage, M. Dick, D.J. Bradley The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

309 
43

COMPARISON OF METOPROLOL VS. CARVEDILOL AS A PROPHYLAXIS FOR THE PREVENTION OF POST CABG ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
M.F. Khan, M.R. Movahed, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA

310
44

ANGIOTENSIN BLOCKING DRUG THERAPY (ABDT) IS ASSOCIATED WITH POST OPERATIVE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (POAF) IN CARDIAC SURGERY PATIENTS
A. Kannan, N. Nagajothi, C. Poongkunran Canton Medical Education Foundation, Canton, OH, USA

311
45

CLINICAL AND PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
F.P. Pollice, P.P. Pollice, B.L. Leclercq Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, Private Clinic, Andria, Italy

312
46

POST CABG ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: IDENTIFICATION OF THE RISK FACTORS AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROPHYLACTIC BETA BLOCKER THERAPY
M.F. Khan, M.R. Movahed, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA

313
47

PRO-ARRYTHMIC EFFECT OF HYPERCALCEMIA IN THE PRESENCE OF SOTALOL
S. Kohli, X. Walker, P. Voukydis, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

314
 

 

 
13:30 - 18:30    
Board No.

 

 POSTER HALL

 

P401      Poster Session
MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

 
1

CARDIOMYOCYTE EXPRESSION OF HEAT SHOCK PROTEIN B8 K141N CAUSES CARDIAC DISEASE
A. Sanbe, T. Marunouchi, K. Tanonaka, J. Yamauchi, H. Nishigori, A. Tanoue School of Pharmacy, Iwate Medical University, Iwate, Japan

380 
2

PROBUCOL PREVENTS IFOSFAMIDE-INDUCED APOPTOSIS, OXIDATIVE INJURY AND ENERGY STARVATION IN RAT CARDIAC TISSUES
A.A. AlYahya, M.M. Sayed-Ahmed, King Saud University, College of Pharmacy, Saudi Arabia

381
3

MAGNITUDE AND SEVERITY OF MYOCYTE AUTOPHAGY ARE PROPORTIONAL TO THE DURATION OF CARDIOPLEGIC ARREST
C. Chen-Scarabelli, L. II Saravolatz, B. Ulgen, W. Qureshi, D. Vasquez, K. Abounit, L. Saravolatz, T.M. Scarabelli, St John Hospital/Wayne State University, MI, USA

382
4

ATP DEPLETION OCCURRING DURING HYPOXIA ALONE MAY PREVENT BOTH THE INITIATION AND PROGRESSION OF MYOCYTE AUTOPHAGY
K. Abounit, R. McCauley, L. II Saravolatz, W. Qureshi, B. Ulgen, D. Vasquez, L. Saravolatz, C. Chen-Scarabelli, T.M. Scarabelli, St John Hospital/Wayne State University, MI, USA

383 
5

THE USE OF AUTOLOGOUS STEM CELLS CD133 + FOR REGENERATIVE TREATMENT OF CARDIO-VASCULAR DISEASES
U. Kurbonov, M. Khidirov, S. Muminjonov, A. Didary, J. Irgasheva, M. Rahmatov, A. Gaibov, A. Barotov, Z. Rakhimov, M. Mirshahi, Stem Cells Laboratory of Central Scientific Research Center of Avicenna Tajik State Medical University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

384
6

ASSOCIATION OF THE CLUSTER OF DIFFERENTIATION FOURTEEN POLYMORPHISM WITH RISK FACTORS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN KOREAN
S.G. Kang, W.C. Chung, SW. Song, S.J. Park, The Catholic University of Korea, St, Vincent's Hospital, Suwon, South Korea

385
7

EPO PREVENTS APOPTOSIS VIA JAK2/STAT5 IN EXPERIMENTAL EPILEPSY
J. Li, B.X. Ma, Q. Li, S.S. Wu, First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China

386
8

TRACE ELEMENT STATUS IN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATIC FEVER AND RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE IN BANGLADESH
K.N. Choudhury, R.S. Mahmud, A.K. Mitra, S. Zarin, National Center for Control of Rheumatic Fever and Heart Diseases, Dhaka, Bangladesh

387
 

 
 

P402      Poster Session
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH II

 
9

MODULATION OF POTASSIUM CHANNELS BY HYDROGEN SULFIDE IN NORMAL AND NACL-LOADED MALE ALBINO RAT AORTIC RINGS
O.A.M. Al-Habib, A. Qadir, ABBAS B. QADIR, Department of Biology, College of Science, University of Zakko, Erbil, Kurdistan Regional Government, Iraq

388 
10

CYSTATIN-C OR MICROALBUMINURIA-A NEW MARKER OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
N.N. Sharma, R. Jain, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India

389
11

PROBUCOL INHIBIT VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL PROLIFERATION VIA UP-REGULATION OF KLF4 AFTER BALLOON INJURE OF RAT CAROTID ARTERIES
D. Hongmei, H. Lan, D. Meng, W. Qian Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, XinQiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, ChongQing, China

390
12

KRUPPEL-LIKE FACTOR 4 PROMOTES DIFFERENTIATION, PROLIFERATION AND ANGIOGENESIS OF ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELLS BY UP-REGULATING ENDOTHELIAL NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE
D. Hongmei, H. Lan, D. Meng, S. Ming, Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, XinQiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, ChongQing, China

391
13

AGING EXAGGERATED PROLIFERATION OF VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS IS RELATED TO ATTENUATION OF JAGGED1 EXPRESSION IN ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
X.J. Wu, L. Huang, Y.Z. Zuo, J.B. Ge, The Cardiovascular Center of Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China

392

 

 
 

P502      Poster Session
CARDIAC CT, PET AND MRI

 
 14

PERICARDIAL FAT VOLUME IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH RECURRENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER ABLATION
B.A. Ababneh, P.N. Tadros, D.R. Lakkireddy, L.H. Wetzel, T.L. Rosamond, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, USA

393
15

INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT OF DIASTOLIC AND SYSTOLIC VENTRICULAR FUNCTION USING DIAGNOSTIC CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE CATHETERIZATION
B. Schmitt, P. Steendijk, K. Lunze, S. Ovroutski, J. Falkenberg, P. Rahmanzadeh, N. Maarouf, P. Ewert, F. Berger, T. Kuehne Dept. of Congenital Heart Defects, German Heart Institute Berlin, Germany

394
16

OPTIMAL SCAN TIMING FOR ISCHEMIA DETECTION BY CT MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING
K.T. Ho, Q.W. Yong, C. Panknin Heart Consultants Pte Ltd, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Singapore

395
17

BETA2-ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR POLYMORPHISM ALTERS RESPONSE TO ACUTE BETA-BLOCKADE PRIOR TO GATED CORONARY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHIC ANGIOGRAPHY
V. Cotarlan, A. Brofferio, J. Sartorius, G. Gerhard, X. Chu, K. Clark, J. Shirani, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA

396
18

DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION IN LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK: A CARDIOVASCULAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING STUDY
S. Kumar, R.S. Marfatia, D. Iyengator, R. Feinn, E. Kaloudis, C. Yang, E. Avelar, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA

397 
19

STRESS CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE IN AN OUTPATIENT SETTING: A FIVE YEAR EXPERIENCE IN > 1300 PATIENTS
J.M. Sztajzel, S. SuPrat-Gonzalez, A.A. Fassa, Y. Magliano, A. Naimi Centre de Diagnostic Radiologique de Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland

398
20

ASYMPTOMATIC PULMONARY EMBOLUS PATIENTS IN DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
M. Nakao, N. Nakajima, T. Ogawa, S. Hoshino Fukushima First Hospital, Fukushima, Japan

399
21

CORONARY ARTERY CALCIFICATION AND ITS RELATION TO SYSTOLIC FUNCTION ESTIMATED BY MSCT IN CHRONIC CORONARY DISEASE
I.M. Burazor, Z. Radovanovic, M. Burazor, P. Bosnjakovic, D. Ilic, S. Susak, M. Lazovic, Z. Perisic, Z. Burazor, N. Burazor Clinical Center Nis, Serbia

400
22

CONTRAST DYNAMICS AND OPTIMAL CT SCAN TIMING FOR INFARCTION: LESSONS FROM THE DUAL SOURCE CT
C. Panknin, Q.W. Yong, K.T. Ho, Heart Consultants Pte Ltd, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Singapore

401
 

 

 
 

P512    Poster Session
CAD: PROGNOSIS, RISK STRATIFICATIONS

 
23

DIASTOLIC FUNCTION IMPROVES PERFORMANCE OF THE GRACE RISK MODELS IN PATIENTS WITH NON-ST-ELEVATION ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
S. Napan, T.A. Kassim, B. Curry, M.D. Greenberg Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA

402 
24

CLINICAL RISK STRATIFICATIO IS SUPERIOR TO ROUTINE NON-INVASIVE TESTING FOR ACUTE CHEST PAIN
V. Cotarlan, D. Ho, J. Pineda, B. Burgess, J. Shirani Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA

403 
25

DEPRESSION, METABOLIC SYNDROME AND OUTCOMES OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
Z. Yekta, A. Rostamzadeh, R. Pourali Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

404
26

FEMALE GENDER IS NOT PREDICTIVE OF HOSPITAL MORTALITY AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY
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, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, University of Michigan, USA, University of Verona, Italy

405
27

PREDICTION OF LENGTH OF STAY FOLLOWING ELECTIVE PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
A. Negassa, S. Monrad Division of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

406
28

LONG-TERM PREDICTORS OF MAJOR ADVERSE CARDIAC EVENTS IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN PATIENTS FROM AN URBAN CHEST PAIN UNIT
S.A. Siddiqui, S.M. Ahmad, A. Alchakaki, N.V.A. Kommuri, V. Veeranna, S.J. Muddasser, R.K. Syed, A. Jahangir, S.A. Mahmood DMC Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

407
29

WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT AND HS-CRP AS PREDICTORS OF SEVERITY OF CORONARY STENOSIS AND OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
M.C. Gonzales, G.C. Vilela Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City, Philippines

408 
30

PREDICTORS OF RE-ADMISSION IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN PATIENTS WITH LOW-MODERATE RISK CHEST PAIN
N.V.A. Kommuri, A.F. Alchakaki, S.M. Ahmad, S.A. Siddiqui, V. Veeranna, S.J. Muddasser, R.K. Syed, A. Jahangir, S.A. Mahmood DMC Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI, 2Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
 

409 
31

CATCH CAD - CORONARY CALCIUM SCORES AND THE CORRELATION WITH HS-CRP IN THE EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
N.T. Sunkara, N. Nannapaneni, S.R. Devabhaktuni, K. Shetty, W.H. Resh, S. Malik, J. Narula, C.H. Ahsan, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
 

410 
32

PREDICTIVE ABILITY OF TIMI AND GRACE SCORING IN OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH NON-ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
I.P.N. Bundalian, R.E. Ramboyong, The Medical City, Cardiovascular Center, Pasig City, Philippines
 

411 
 

 

 
 

P407      Poster Session
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY / CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

 
33

SURGICAL REPAIR OF SEVERE COARCTATION OF THE AORTA IN INFANTS
K. Kirali, M. Basaran, N. Cimen, S. Sarikaya, O. Kocamaz, A. Ak, T. Ozer, B. Ozbek, M. Kis, M. Sismanoglu Kartal Kosuyolu YIEA Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

412 
34

TRANSTHORACIC ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PREDICTORS OF SEVERE AORTIC ATHEROSCLEROSIS: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY
T.A. Rousan, B.M. Hawkins, P.M. Lozano University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

413
35

INFANTS WITH PROTEIN ENERGY MALNUTRITION, CARDIAC ASPECT AND SYSTOLIC, DIASTOLIC FUNCTIONS AND LV MASS INDICES
S.S. Sheta, H. Agha, Cairo University Children Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt

414
36

PLACEMENT OF CENTRAL CATHETERS IN PATIENTS WITH CONGENITAL HEART AND CENTRAL VENOUS DISORDERS: IMAGING, METHODS, TECHNIQUES, RESULTS
J. Tisnado, J. Tisnado, D.J. Komorowski, M.K. Sydnor, W.C. Fox MCV Hospitals/VCU Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
 

415
 

 

 
 

P406      Poster Session
PREDICTORS AND MARKERS OF HEART FAILURE OUTCOME

 
37

RISK STRATIFICATION WITH TIMI, PURSUIT AND GRACE AND BENEFIT OF EPLERENONE IN PATIENTS WITH POST-MI HEART FAILURE
J. Vincent, S. Sutradha, F. Zannad, Pfizer Inc, New York, NY, USA

416
38

HEIGHT AND RISK OF HEART FAILURE IN THE PHYSICIANS’ HEALTH STUDY I
A.O. Akinkuolie, A.O. Ashaye, J.M. Gaziano, L. Djousse Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

417 
39

RDW CORRELATES WITH LEFT ATRIAL DIMENSION AND LVEDP IN CATHETERIZED PATIENTS WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION
F. Alattar, N. Imran, S. Usmani, P. Patel, F. Shamoon, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Seton Hall University, Elizabeth, NJ, USA

418 
40

COMPARISON OF REST VERSUS STRESS INDUCED DYSSYNCHRONY AS A PREDICTOR OF RESPONSE TO CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY
V. Suma, A. Shah, S. Bangalore, A.N. Makaryus, J.S. Steinberg, F.A. Chaudhry North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, USA

419 
41

THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE - CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR PALLIATIVE CARE IN THE HEART FAILURE POPULATION
M.P. Slawnych, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canad
a

420 
42

EFFECT OF OBESITY ON HEART FAILURE OUTCOMES IN A PREDOMINANTLY INNER CITY MINORITY COHORT
O. Odiete, K. Taylor, C. Nwazue, H. Henderson, M. Wariboko, K. Figueroa, D.B. Sawyer, H. Okafor Meharry Medical College, Nashville TN, USA
 

421
43

HEART FAILURE SCREENING USING BREATH ANALYSIS
T. Mussivan
d
, I. Kandalaft, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Medical Devices Innovation Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

422
 

 

 
 

P310      Poster Session
MISCELLANEOUS

 
44

ASSESSMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL ACTIVITY USING HEART RATE HISTOGRAMS
J.R. Wicks, K. McKenna, S.T. McSorley, D.L. Craig Greenslopes Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
 

423 
45

CARDIAC MYXOMAS AMONG HISPANICS AND CAUCASIANS: THE MIAMI BEACH EXPERIENCE
A. Pineda, A.M. Benjo, B. Correal, J. Reyna, F. Nascimento, J.C. Brenes Mount Sinai Medical Center - Columbia University, FL, USA
 

424 

 

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