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final program
 

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

 

Sunday, July 24, 2011

09:00 - 10:15   HALL A
 09:00 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
International Academy of Cardiology

Jeffrey S. Borer, USA
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Valvular Heart Disease
International Academy of Cardiology

Naranjan S. Dhalla, Canada
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Cellular Biology of the Heart
International Academy of Cardiology

Gordon L. Fung, USA
Member, Scientific Advisory Board
International Academy of Cardiology

Kenneth Maiese, USA
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Vascular Biology
International Academy of Cardiology

PRESENTATION OF 2010 AWARDS
John A. Elefteriades, USA
Jeffrey S. Borer, USA
 
09:35 - 10:15 OL OPENING LECTURE - FIFTH.J.C. SWAN MEMORIAL LECTURE
Chairperson: J.D. Marsh, Little Rock, AR, USA

HALL A
09:35 INTRODUCTION
J.D. Marsh, Little Rock, AR, USA  
 
09:40 ANGIOGENESIS IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS: MECHANISM, ROLE AND 197 THERAPEUTIC IMPLICATION (Invited Lecture)
J.L. Mehta, C.P. Hu, S. Mitra, M. Khaidakov,
T. Sawamura, S. Ayyadevara, P. Mehta, Molecular Cardiology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
 197
10:15  COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
     
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
10:45-12:45   HALL A
 

PL01    Plenary Session:
APOPTOSIS, TISSUE REGENERATION AND CARDIAC REMODELLING IN HEART DISEASE
 

Chairpersons:
N.S. Dhalla
, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
K. Maiese
, Newark, NJ, USA

 
10:45 MECHANISMS OF GENDER DIFFERENCES IN CARDIAC REMODELING IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
N.S. Dhalla, St Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
001
11:00 EXTENDING VASCULAR LONGEVITY THROUGH SIRTUIN MEDIATED SIGNALING (Invited Lecture)
K. Maiese, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, USA
 
002
11:15 GETTING THERE IS HALF THE FUN: CYTOKINE MODULATION OF CARDIAC FIBROBLAST MIGRATION (Invited Lecture)
C. S. Long, University of Colorado and Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
003
11:30 NOVEL ALTERNATIVE SPLICING OF DEATH GENE BNIP3 PROMOTES CELL SURVIVAL OF POST-NATAL VENTRICULAR MYOCYTES (Invited Lecture)
L.A. Kirshenbaum, Research Development Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
004
11:45 OCCURRENCE OF AUTOPHAGY AND BRIDGING OF THE AUTOPHAGIC PROCESS TO APOPTOTIC AND NECROTIC CELL DEATH IN THE HUMAN HEART WITH END-STAGE HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
T.M. Scarabelli, FTA of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
005
12:00 INDUCED PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS IN CARDIAC REGENERATION (Invited Lecture)
D.K. Singla, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
006
12:15 ROLE OF CARDIOMYOCYTE APOPTOSIS IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF CARDIAC REMODELING (Invited Lecture)
S. Hikoso, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
007
12:30 CANDESARTAN ATTENUATES AGING-INDUCED INCREASE IN MATRICELLULAR PROTEINS AND MATRIX PROTEASES AND LIMITS REMODELING DURING HEALING AFTER REPERFUSED MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
B.I. Jugdutt, A. Palaniyappan, H. Idikio University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
008
12:45 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
10:45-13:00   HALL B

 

PL02   Plenary Session:
HEART FAILURE: MANAGEMENT, THERAPY, OUTCOMES

Chairpersons:
J.S. Bore
r, New York, NY, USA
F. Follath
, Zürich, Switzerland

 

10:45 HARNESSING TECHNOLOGY FOR PATIENT MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES (Invited Lecture)
S.A. Lear, Providence Health Care Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre Campus, Vancouver, BC, Canada
 
009
11:00 CLINICAL PRESENTATION, MANAGEMENT AND OUTCOMES IN THE ACUTE HEART FAILURE GLOBAL SURVEY OF STANDARD TREATMENT (ALARM-HF) (Invited Lecture)
F. Follath, University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland
 
010
11:15 HEART RATE REDUCTION IN HEART FAILURE: THE LESSONS OF IVABRADINE IN SHIFT (Invited Lecture)
J. Borer, SUNY Downstate Medical Center and College of Medicine, Brooklyn and New York, NY, USA
011
11:30 MANAGEMENT OF ADVANCED HEART FAILURE IN THE COMMUNITY (Invited Lecture)
M.H. Pitzalis, The Brody School of Medicine at ECU East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC, USA
012
11:45 REGENERATIVE POTENTIAL OF PICSO IN HEART FAILURE PATIENTS: THE ATOS TRIAL (Invited Lecture)
W. Mohl, Medizinische Universität Wien, Austria
013
12:00 DIRECTED APPROACH TO THE THERAPY OF PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION (Invited Lecture)
R.C. Bourge, UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Birmingham, AL, USA
014
12:15 VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE RELATED INFECTIONS INCREASE ONE-YEAR MORTALITY (Invited Lecture)
S.V. Pamboukian, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
015
12:30 AMINO TERMINAL PRO BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE SERUM VALUES IN THE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS AND CLASSIFICATION OF DYSPNEA PATIENTS WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENTION: IS IT THE TIME TO CONTROL THE NESSECITY OF THE CURRENT SPECIFIC PHARMACOLOGIC OVERTREATMENT? (Invited Lecture)
N. Angomachalelis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
016
12:45 CARDIORENAL SYNDROME: AN UPDATE FOR 2011 (Invited Lecture)
A. Kazory, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
017
13:00 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
10:45 - 13:15   HALL C
  S21   Session:  
METABOLIC SYNDROME, TYPE II DIABETES AND ATHEROSCLEROSES

Chairpersons:
P. Holvoet, Leuven, Belgium
M.R. Johnson, Madison, WI, USA
 
10:45 CALPASTATIN OVER-EXPRESSION REDUCES FIBROSIS IN DIABETIC CARDIOMYOPATHY IN A TYPE II MURINE MODEL
M. Singh, Y. Li, S Chakrabarti, T Peng University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada and Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada
018
11:15 EFFECT OF WEIGHT LOSS ON VARIOUS CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS (HYPERTENSION, GLYCEMIC CONTROL, LIPID PROFILE, CRP AND HOMOCYSTEINE) IN OBESE SUBJECTS TREATED WITH BARIATRIC SURGERY
J.P.S.S. Sawhnay, M.K. Sharma, B.K. Mishra, B.K.andpal, A. Makhija, B.S. Vivek, A. Mehta, R. Passey, S.C. Manchanda, A. Mohnaty Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi, India
019
11:15 DOES ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY DEFINED SILENT MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA NEED FURTHER CARDIAC TESTS IN DIABETIC MEN AND WOMEN? A COHORT STUDY IN A MIDDLE EASTERN POPULATION
F. Hadaegh, R. Mohebi, M. Hatami, M. Hasheminia, F. Sheikholeslami, F. Azizi Endocrine Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
020
11:30 CIRCADIAN BLOOD PRESSURE PATTERN AND PREVALENCE OF NOCTURNAL HYPERTENSION IN SUBJECTS WITH AND WITHOUT DIABETES
M.C. Castineiras, A. Moya, J. Perez-de-Lis, L. Pousa, J.L. Salgado, S. Hernaiz, A. Mojon, D.E. Ayala, R.C. Hermida, for the Hygia Project Investigators Bioengineering & Chronobiology Labs., University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
021
11:45 EFFECTS OF DIABETES ON SMALL AORTIC ANEURYSMS IN SURVEILLANCE: SUBGROUP ANALYSIS FROM A RANDOMIZED TRIAL
P. De Rango, P. Cao, F. Verzini, G. Parlani, E. Cieri, G. Simonte Vascular Endovascular Surgery, Hospital S.M. Misericordia, Italy
022
12:00 DEPRESSION AND WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE INDEPENDENTLY PREDICT THE COSTS OF CARDIO-METABOLIC MEDICATIONS IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
D. Young, J. Hii, J. Furler, I. Blackberry, D. Liew, J.D. Best, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
023
12:15 TRIGLYCERIDES ARE AN INDEPENDENT PREDICTOR OF DIABETES IN SOUTH ASIAN FEMALES UNLIKE IN SOUTH ASIAN MALES IN THE UNITED STATES
P. Manocha, R.A. Nanjundappa, D.J. Eapen, I. Kassas, Y.X. Liu, S. Koduru, A.M. Ahmed, S. Raddawi, L. Sperling, A.A. Quyyumi Cardiovascular Division, Dept. of Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
024
12:30 DERIVATION OF A DIABETES RISK SCORE AND VALIDATION OF EXISTING SCREENING TOOLS IN RURAL KERALA, INDIA
T. Sathish, S. Kannan, P.S. Sarma, K.R. Thankappan, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
025
12:45 GAMMA-GLUTAMYLTRANSFERASE (GGT) AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN REFERRED HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
G. Dell'omo, R. Pedrinelli, M. Mariani, National Institute for Cardiovascular Research, University of Bologna, Italy
026
13:00 THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN VENTRICULAR ARRYTHMOGENEITY AND CARDIAC AUTONOMIC NEUROPATHY IN SUBJECTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS ASSESED BY NEW ECG MARKERS
C. Voulgari, I. Moyssakis, D. Kyriaki, N. Katsilambros, N. Tentolouris, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece
027
13:15 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
10:45 - 13:00   HALL D
  S22   Session:  
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY / CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

Chairpersons:
N.E. Bowles, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
A.T. Yetman, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
 
10:45 PREVALENCE AND IMPACT OF ANEMIA ON OUTCOMES OF SURGICALLY TREATED INFANTS WITH AV CANAL OR VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECTS
Z. Khan, G. Natarajan, S. Sallaam, I. Bondarenko, R.E. Delius, H.L. Walters, S. Aggarwal, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, USA
028
11:00 LIVER DYSFUNCTION AND CARDIAC FUNCTION IN THE EARLY TERM AFTER FONTAN OPERATION
T. Oka, R. Kato, K. Toiyama, S. Ozawa, T. Itoi, M. Yamagishi, K. Hamaoka Kyoto Prefectual University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
029
11:15 LONG-TERM OUTCOME OF CONGENITAL SINUS OF VALSALVA ANEURYSMS: A 25-YEAR EXPERIENCE
S. Sarikaya, A. Elibol, H. Sacli, O. Kocamaz, M. Dedemoglu, M. Akbulut, A. Arslan, M. Balkanay, M. Alp, K. Kirali, Kartal Kosuyolu YIEA Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
030
11:30 SURVIVAL IN PATIENTS WITH CLASSIC HYPOPLASTIC LEFT HEART SYNDROME VS. DOUBLE OUTLET RIGHT VENTRICLE VARIANTS
G.K. Gallardo, R.T. Fedderly, M. Krolikowski, J.S. Tweddell Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
031
11:45 COMPLETE HEART BLOCK IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS – SEQUENTIAL PACING ADDS RELEVANT TO CARDIAC OUTPUT
C. Pees, J. Hauser, I. Michel-Behnke Dept. of Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Heart Center, University Hospital of Vienna, Austria
 
032
12:00 MORPHOLOGY OF PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS; A PREDICTOR OF THE OUTCOME OF STENTING IN DUCT-DEPENDENT PULMONARY CIRCULATION AN EXPERIENCE IN CHILDREN HOSPITAL, CAIRO UNIVERSITY, EGYPT
H. Agha, H. Hamza, A. Esmat, Y. Hussein Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
 
033
12:15 TRANSCATHETER DEVICE CLOSURE OF VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT: A META-ANALYSIS
S.C. Quek, L.W. Khin, B.C. Tai, W. Yip, National University of Singapore, Singapore
 
034
12:30 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC MYOCARDIAL PERFORMANCE (TEI INDEX) ASSESSMENT OF RIGHT VENTRICLE IN HEALTHY NEWBORNS
S.S. Sheta, Cairo University Children Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
 
035
12:45 ANTI-TACHYCARDIA PACEMAKERS IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
A.N. Kamp, M.J. LaPage, G. Serwer, M. Dick, D.J. Bradley University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
 
036
13:00 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
14:00 - 16:15   HALL A
 

PL03   Plenary Session:
NEW MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS

Chairpersons:
S.M. Al-Khatib, Durham, NC, USA
A.T. Weiss, Jerusalem, Israel

 
14:00 TOWARD MORE OPTIMAL USE OF PRIMARY PREVENTION IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATORS (Invited Lecture)
S.M. Al-Khatib, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC, USA
 
076
14:15 PACING IN THE MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING ENVIRONMENT: CLINICAL AND TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS ON COMPATIBILITY (Invited Lecture)
F. Duru, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
077
14:30 ABSENCE OF REMODELING BENEFIT OF LV-CRT OVER BIV-CRT IN PATIENTS WITH HEART FAILURE AND WIDE QRS: INSIGHT FROM THE EVALUATION OF RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY FOR HEART FAILURE (EARTH) TRIAL (Invited Lecture)
A. Ducharme, Institut de Cardiologie de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
078
14:45 MODIFIED ALTERNATING CURRENT DEFIBRILLATION - A NEW HOME- DEFIBRILLATION TECHNIQUE FOR SUDDEN DEATH (Invited Lecture)
A.T. Weiss, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
079
15:00 SHOULD ICD TESTING BE PERFORMED AT IMPLANT? (Invited Lecture)
A. Fischer, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
080
15:15 CONDUCTION DELAY IN THE RIGHT VENTRICLE AS A MARKER FOR RISK STRATIFICATION IN BRUGADA SYNDROME (Invited Lecture)
M. Takagi, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
081
15:30 UPDATE ON MRI COMPATIBLE PACING: WHO IS IT RIGHT FOR, AND WHO'S LEFT OUT? (Invited Lecture)
J. R. Gimbel, Parkwest Hospital, Knoxville, TN, USA
082
15:45 IS ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC STUDY MANDATORY TO INDICATE PERMANENT PACING FOR PATIENTS WITH SYNCOPE, BIFASCICULAR BLOCK AND NO SIGNIFICATIVE STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE? (Invited Lecture)
M. Álvarez, Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain
             
083
16:00 REPOLARIZATION ALTERNANS AND TORSADES DE POINTES IN THE ABSENCE OF ISCHEMIA: AN UNUSUAL PHENOMENON
M. Rahman, A. Bhatia, R. Cooley, J. Sra, M. Akhtar, V. Nangia Aurora Cardiovascular Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke's Medical Centers, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Milwaukee, WI, USA
084
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
14:00 - 16:15   HALL B
  PL04   Plenary Session:
ATHEROSCLEROSIS IMAGING IN PRIMARY DETECTION AND PREVENTION OF CORONARY EVENTS

Chairpersons:
D.S. Berman, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J.M. Gardin, Hackensack, NJ, USA
 
14:00 DETECTION OF MYOCARDIAL VIABILITY: MYOCARDIAL CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
R. Senior, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
085
14:15

CLINICAL ROLE OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS IMAGING IN PREDICTING CHD EVENTS (Invited Lecture)
D.S. Berman, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
 

086
14:30 IMAGING SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
J.M. Gardin, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
087
14:45

IMAGING FOR PREVENTION: WHAT IS THE ROLE IN CARDIOVASCULAR RISK ASSESSMENT? (Invited Lecture)
N.D. Wong, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

088
15:00 CORONARY ARTERY CALCIUM SCORING TO STRATIFY CHEST PAIN PATIENTS PRESENTING TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT (Invited Lecture)
J.J. Mahmarian, Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
089
15:15 HYDROGEN SULFIDE, A GASEOUS BIOLOGICAL MEDIATOR WITH CARDIOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS (Invited Lecture)
C. Szabo, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
090
15:30

PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF NEGATIVE ADENOSINE CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CHEST PAIN
R.R. Macwar, G. Yost, A. Marwaha, J. Sartorius, J. Shirani, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USA

091
15:45 PREVALENCE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC CHANGES WITH REGADENOSON-BASED MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING STRESS TESTS
M. Zahid, C.E. Eagan, D.A. Yurko, E.D. Miller, C.D. Missendra, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, and ExcelaHealth System, Greensburg, PA, USA
092
16:00 MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING IN PRE-OPERATIVE RISK ASSESSSMENT OF CANCER PATIENTS UNDERGOING NON-CARDIAC SURGERY
N. Sthalekar, S. Chandra, A.T. Tong, S.W. Yusuf, W. Wei, D.J. Lenihan, P. Diamdond, C. Hanis, Sparrow Hospital, East Lansing, MI and Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
093
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
14:00 - 16:45   HALL C
  S23  Session:
NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE PATHOGENESIS AND TREATMENT OF CARDIOMYOPATHIES

Chairpersons:
N. Angomachalelis, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
S. Dalla-Volta, Padova, Italy

 
14:00 IN THE SETTING OF LVH WITH HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY SHOULD WE EXPECT TO SEE RVH? A CARDIOVASCULAR MRI STUDY
R.W. Biederman, S.B. Grant, J.A. Yamrozik, R.B. Williams, M. Doyle, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
094
14:15 THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF MAPK INHIBITORS ON DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY IN LMNA N195K MICE
T. Tsubouchi, S. Amina, G. Song, R.C. Balijepalli, T.A. Hacker, M.R. Wolff, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA
095
14:30 DETERIORATED HEART FUNCTION AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN GHRELIN KNOCKOUT MICE
Y. Mao, T. Tokudome, K. Otani, I. Kishimoto, K. Kangawa, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
096
14:45

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AND TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY: CULPRIT OR INNOCENT BYSTANDER?
G.A. Delgado, A.G. Truesdell, R.M. Kirchner, R.W. Zuzek, E.V. Pomerantsev, P.C. Gordon, R.A. Regnante, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
 

097
15:00 ELECTROCARDIOGRAM IN THE ASSESSMENT OF LEFT ATRIAL ENLARGEMENT AND LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY: COMPARISON WITH TWO-DIMENSIONAL ECHOCARDIOGRAM AND CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
S. Kumar, R.S. Marfatia, M. Rai, R. Feinn, E. Kaloudis, C. Yang, E. Avelar, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
098
15:15 VERAPAMIL AMELIORATES SEPTIC CARDIOMYOPATHY INDUCED BY CECAL LIGATION AND PUNCTURE IN MICE
M.R.N. Celes, C.M. Prado, E.C. Campos, L.M. Malvestio, V. Blefari, F.Q. Cunha, H.B. Tanowitz, M.A. Rossi, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirao Preto, USP, Brazil
099
15:30 PATTERN AND SIGNIFICANCE OF DISTRIBUTION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY IN HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY: COMPARISON BETWEEN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
P.F. Pollice, P.P. Pollice, B.L. Leclercq, Private Clinic, Andria, BT, Italy
100
15:45 SUPPRESSION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY BY PHOSPHODIESTERASE - 5 INHIBITORS: THE ROLE OF CALCINEURIN AND P 38 MAPK
S.Y. Khatib, A. Zeidan, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid, Jordan
101
16:00 CLINICAL AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PROFILE AND OUTCOMES OF PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY: THE PGH EXPERIENCE
V.I. Samonte, Q.G. Ngalob, G.D. Mata, F.B. Punzalan, E.B. Reyes, UP-Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines
102
16:15 RIGHT VENTRICULAR IMPAIRMENT IN PECTUS EXCAVATUM BY 2D-ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: A RED HERRING?
R.L. Narayan, P. Vaishnava, J. Sanz, V. Fuster The Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
103
16:30 LEFT ATRIAL PRESSURE IN LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION: IMPLICATIONS OF THE PRESENCE OF LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY
S. Kattel, Y. Saito, Catholic Health System, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
104
16:45 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
14:00 - 16:15   HALL D
  S24  Session:
MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

Chairpersons:
D.K. Das, Farmington, CT, USA
P.K. Singal, Winninpeg, Manitoba, Canada
 
14:00 ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY IS A STRONGER TIME-DEPENDENT STIMULATOR OF CARDIAC PROGENITORS THAN PERMANENT MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND PREGNANCY
R. Genead, H. Fischer, A. Hussain, M. Jaksch, A. Franco-Cereceda, E. Elsheikh, M. Corbascio, C.I.E. Smith, C. Sylven, K.H. Grinnemo Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
105
14:15 INHIBITION OF MITOCHINDRIAL OXIDATIVE STRESS PREVENTS ANGIOTENSIN II MEDIATED ARRHYTHMIC DEATH
A.A. Sovari, S. Iravanian, L. Gu, D. Mitchell, E. Jeong, M.G. Bonini, S.C. Dudley, Jr.. University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
106
14:30 PLASMIN-ACTIVATED DENDRITIC CELLS PRODUCE IL-12 AND PROMOTE A TYPE 1 RESPONSE IN T HELPER CELLS
T. Syrovets, X. Li, F. Genze, T. Simmet, Ulm University Medical Center, Ulm, Germany
107
14:45 SINGLE CHANNEL BEHAVIOUR OF LKS AND LQT1 MUTATIONS IN THE S3 HELIX OF KCNQ1
D. Werry, Z. Wang, J. Eldstrom, N. Wong, D. Fedida, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
108
15:00 SUBCELLULAR BASIS OF VITAMIN C PROTECTION AGAINST DOXORUBICIN INDUCED CHANGES IN CARDIOMYOCYTES
A. Ludke, A.K. Sharma, A.K. Bagchi, A. Bajaj, P.K. Singal, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, St Boniface Hospital Research Centre, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
109
15:15 REGULATION OF PTEN IN RESPONSE TO HYPOXIA
Y. Ye, J. Qian, A.C. Castillo, J.R. Pere-Polo, Y. Birnbaum, University of Texas Medical Branch, TX, USA
110
15:30 IS LATE ONSET OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN NORTH INDIANS ASSOCIATED WITH 3’APOB-VNTR POLYMORPHISM?
H. Rai, N. Singh, S. Kumar, A. Kapoor, S. Agrawal, N. Sinha, Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, UP, India
111
15:45 LACK OF ASSOCIATION BETWEEN GLU298ASP POLYMORPHISM AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN NORTH INDIANS
H. Rai, S. Kumar, S. Mastana, S. Agrawal, N. Sinha, Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, India
112
16:00 THE ROLE OF K+ CHANNELS IN THE REGULATION OF EXCITABILITY AND CONTRACTILITY OF RAT PULMONARY AND MESENTERIC ARTERIES
M.M. Rahman, M.I. Harhun, A.J. McNeish, V.S. Telezkin, S.V. Smirnov, University of Bath, Bath, UK
113
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
16:45-19:30   HALL A
  PL05   Plenary Session:
GENES, GENETICS AND GENOMICS - FRIENDS AND FOES

Chairpersons:
L.C. Becker, Baltimore, MD, USA
K.N. Pandey, New Orleans, LA, USA
 
16:45 CLINICAL APPLICATION OF GENETIC AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME (Invited Lecture)
L.C. Becker, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
114
17:00 NPR1 GENE PROVIDES THE PROTECTIVE MECHANISMS IN CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS (Invited Lecture)
K.N. Pandey, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
115
17:15 GENETICS OF CAD - WHERE DO WE STAND? (Invited Lecture)
M.P. Reilly, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
116
17:30 ENOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FAILING HUMAN HEART (Invited Lecture)
J.L. Hall, Heart Institute University of Minnesota, MN, USA
117
17:45 MICRORNA-1 INHIBITS MYOCARDIN-INDUCED CONTRACTILITY OF HUMAN VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS (Invited Lecture)
X.-L. Zheng, The University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
118
18:00 FUTURE MEDICINE, SYSTEM BIOLOGY, AND MICROCIRCULATION (Invited Lecture)
M. Navab, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
119
18:15 REGULATION OF THE INDEPENDENT CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTOR ADMA: LESSON FROM MULTIPLE DDAH1 GENE DEFICIENT MOUSE STRAINS (Invited Lecture)
Y. Chen, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
120
18:30 HYPOXIA-INDUCED INHIBITION OF ANGIOGENESIS - THE ROLE OF RGC-32 (Invited Lecture)
J. Li, BIDMC/ Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
121
18:45 PI3K SIGNALING AND HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
G.Y. Oudit, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
122
19:00 ROLE OF CCR5 GENE POLYMORPHISM IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AMONG NORTH INDIANS
H. Rai, N. Singh, S. Kumar, A. Kapoor, S. Agrawal, N. Sinha Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, UP, India
123
19:15 IL-1 BETA –511 C/T POLYMORPHISM AS A RISK FACTOR FOR CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN NORTH INDIAN POPULATION
H. Rai, S. Kumar, S. Agrawal, N. Sinha, Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, UP, India
124
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
16:45 - 18:45   HALL B
  PL06   Plenary Session:
REVASCULARIZATION IN HIGH-RISK POPULATIONS / ENDOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS

Chairpersons:
U. Thadani, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
G.W. Vetrovec, Richmond, VA, USA
 
16:45 NEW TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR TREATING PATIENTS WITH STABLE ANGINA (Invited Lecture)
U. Thadani, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
125
17:00 ROBOTIC PCI: EARLY EXPERIENCE USING THE CORPATH, REMOTE DELIVERY SYSTEM (Invited Lecture)
G.W. Vetrovec, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA
126
17:15 CURRENT STATUS OF PERCUTANEOUS TREATMENT OF LEFT MAIN DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
B.F. Uretsky, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
127
17:30 THE CREST STUDY: UNEXPECTED LESSONS ON STROKE PREVENTION AND LARGE CLINICAL TRIALS (Invited Lecture)
J.D. Marsh, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
128
17:45 REMOVAL OF IODINE CONTRAST FROM CORONARY SINUS FOR PREVENTION OF CONTRAST INDUCED NEPHROPATHY (Invited Lecture)
M-R. Movahed, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, AZ, USA
129
18:00 BLEEDING AND ISCHEMIA AFTER PCI - MORE CONNECTED THAN YOU THINK (Invited Lecture)
S.J. Brener, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory NY Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, USA
130
18:15 PROGNOSTIC IMPACT OF CTO IN PATIENTS WITH REFRACTORY ANGINA (Invited Lecture)
G. Barsness, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
131
18:30 ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
S. Banerjee, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA
132
SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2011
16:45 - 19:15   HALL C
  S25  Session:
SYSTEMIC AND PULMONARY HYPERTENSION, BASIC AND CLINICAL

Chairpersons:
R.C. Bourge, USA
G.L. Fung, San Francisco, CA, USA
 
16:45 DIETARY NITRATE, VIA BIOACTIVATION TO NITRITE, LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE IN ESSENTIAL HYPERTENSION
V. Kapil, A.B. Milsom, V. Pearl, S. Maleki-Toyserkani, M. Yousuf, R. MacAllister, N. Benjamin, A.J. Webb, A.J. Hobbs, A. Ahluwalia, Barts & The London Medical School, London, UK
133
17:00 PULMONARY ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION: CHANGES IN SURVIVAL OVER TIME
C.M. Larsen, R.J. Le, R.P. Frantz, M.D. McGoon, G.C. Kane, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
134
17:15 DISCORDANT IDENTIFICATION OF MASKED HYPERTENSION BASED ON DAYTIME OR NIGHTTIME PRESSURE IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
R.C. Hermida, A. Otero, L. Pińeiro, D.E. Ayala, A. Moya, E. Sineiro, M.J. Fontao, A. Mojón, J.R. Fernández, for the Hygia Project Investigators Bioengineering & Chronobiology Labs., Univ. Vigo, Vigo, Spain
135
17:30 NEBIVOLOL AND ATENOLOL HAVE DISTINCT EFFECTS ON HYPERTENSION-INDUCED ALTERATIONS IN MICR-RNA LEVELS IN THE AORTA
Y. Birnbaum, J. Qian, J.R. Perez-Polo, Y. Ye University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
136
17:45 NATRIURETIC PEPTIDES PREVENT THE PULMONARY HYPERTENSION & RIGHT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY ASSOCIATED WITH PULMONARY FIBROSIS
R.S. Baliga, C.J. Scotton, S.L. Trinder, R.C. Chanbers, R.J. MacAllister, A.J. Hobbs, University College London, UK
137
18:00 EFFECTS ON AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE OF ADDING ASPIRIN AT BEDTIME IN TREATED HYPERTENSIVE SUBJECTS
D.E. Ayala, R.C. Hermida, Bioengineering & Chronobiology Labs., University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain
138
18:15 LEFT VENTRICULAR MASS CORRELATES WITH ABNORMAL PEAK FILLING RATE BY CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH NORMAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC DIASTOLIC PARAMETERS
R.S. Marfatia, S. Kumar, M. Rai, R. Feinn, E. Kaloudis, C. Yang, E. Avelar, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
139
18:30 PULMONARY HYPERTENSION REMAINS A DEADLY DIEASE: INSIGHTS FROM THE ARADALE ECHO STUDY
G.A. Strange, D.A. Playford, S. Stewart, A. Kent, J.A. Deague, E. Gabbay, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
140
18:45 ALISKIREN ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE IN PATIENTS WITH THE LOWER RANGES OF STAGE 2 HYPERTENSION: THE ACQUIRE RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND STUDY
H.R. Black, F.A. Aguirre Palacios, M. Bijarnia, A.K. Laflamme, F. Baschiera, Hospital Militar de Guayaquil HD-II-DE "Libertad", Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
141
19:00 THE INFLUENCE OF METEOROLOGICAL PARAMETERS ON THE OCCURENCE OF HYPERTENSIVE URGENCY AND EMERGENCY
C. Koppe, J. Ghafoor, S. Springer, D. Arndt, H. Schilling, A. Muegge, J. Boergel, Katharinen Hospital, Unna, Germany
142


 

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