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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

8:00 - 13:00  

 POSTER HALL

Board No.

 

Abstract No.

 

P101    Poster Session
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH I

 
1

IN VITRO HEMORHEOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF RED WINE, ALCOHOL FREE RED WINE EXTRACT AND ALCOHOL
A. Toth, M. Rabai, P. Kenyeres, H.J. Meiselman, K. Toth, Medical School, University of Pecs, Hungary

037
2

EXPRESSION INCREASE OF TRANSCRIPTION FACTORS KLF4 IN DIFFERENTIATED ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELLS
D. Hongmei, H. Lan, D. Meng, S. Ming, Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, XinQiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, ChongQing, China

038
 

 

 
 

P102    Poster Session
BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS FOR RISK ASSESSMENT IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

 
3

ENDOGENOUS GRANULOCYTE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR: A BIOMARKER IN ACUTE ISCHEMIC STROKE
C.L. Kuo, S.C. Yu, C.S. Huang, C.S. Chang, C.S. Liu Vascular & Genomic Center, Changhua Christian Hospital, Taiwan

039
4

ANTIPHOSPHATIDYL SERINE ANTIBODIES ARE INDEPENDENTLY ASSOCIATED WITH PREMATURE CORONARY EVENTS
H.Y. Ali, Z.A. Abdullah, Technical & Health Institute-Zakho, Kurdistan Regional Government, Iraq, College of Medicine, University of Mosul, Iraq

040
 

 

 
 

P103    Poster Session
NOVEL DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES

 
5

MICROVASCULAR RESISTANCE INDEX IMMEDIATELY AFTER PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION PREDICTS THE PRESENCE OF MICROVASCULAR OBSTRUCTION IN PATIENTS WITH ST-ELEVATION ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION ACHIEVING TIMI FLOW GRADE 3 REPERFUSION
T. Masuno, H. Kitabata, K. Komukai, T. Tanimoto, Y. Ino, K. Hirata, K. Kimura, M. Mizukoshi, T. Imanishi, T. Akasaka, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan

041
6

INDEX OF MICROCIRCULATORY RESISTANCE AS PREDICTOR FOR MICROVASCULAR FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY IN PATIENTS WITH ANTERIOR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: COMPARISON BETWEEN INTRACORONARY WEDGE PRESSURE, ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND CARDIAC MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
J.H. Koh, S.H. Rheu, S.K. Lim Kwandong University, Goyang, South Korea
 

042
7

THE CAROTID INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS IS A USEFUL PREDICTOR FOR CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS IN PATIENTS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME
J.H. Koh, S.H. Yoo Kwandong University, Goyang-Si, South Korea
 

043
8

2-VIEW QUANTITATIVE CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY (QCA) IN MODERATE LESIONS PREDICTS SEVERE OBSTRUCTION BY CORONARY ULTRASOUND
C.L. Laham, M.S. Chandra, M.J. McMahon, R. Venzon, M. Jerin, N.W. Shammas St. Lukes Hospital, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
 

044
9

EVALUATION OF RIGHT VENTRICULAR DEFORMATION IN PATIENTS WITH COPD AND METABOLIC SYNDROME
S. Stanciu, S. Dumitrescu, C. Cohen, G. Roul, M.A. Bogdan Central Military Hospital, Bucharest, Romania
 

045
10

FEASIBILITY AND SAFETY OF TRANSRADIAL APPROACH IN A FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM
W.I. Khalife, Q. Cai, V.K. Mukku, S.A. Gilani University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
 

046
11

CLASSIFICATION AND DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING METHODS OF VASCULAR ACCESS COMPLICATION BY CLOSURE DEVICE
M. Alipour, D. Masri, A. Mofazzali, N. Alipour Hoag Hospital, Vascular Lab, Newport Beach, CA, USA
 

047
12

CARDIOVASCULAR SCREENING USING EXERCISE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN OBESE PATIENTS UNDERGOING BARIATRIC SURGERY
W.M. Tarhuni, S. Khan, G. Shamim, M.S. Lubanski University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Windsor Cardiac Centre, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 

048
13

DISTAL COMMON CAROTID ARTERY INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY
M. Alipour, D. Masri, A. Mofazzali, N. Alipour Hoag Hospital, Vascular Lab, Newport Beach, CA, USA
 

049
14

ANGIOGRAPHIC ASPECTS OF IMPLANTATION OF STEM CELLS IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASES
A. Barotov, T. Gulmuradov, A. Gaibov, B. Karimzade, M. Khidirov, S. Muminjonov, A. Didory, J. Irgasheva, E. Rizoev, M. Mirshahi Republican Scientific Center of Cardio-vascular Surgery, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

050
 

 

 
 

P205    Poster Session
THE PLAQUE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

 
15

INTRACORONARY THROMBUS AGE AND HOSPITAL OUTCOME OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME WITH ST SEGMENT ELEVATION
F. Bosa Ojeda, G.Yanes Bowden, A. Sanchez-Grande Flecha, M.J. Vargas Torres, C. Hernandez Garcia, J.J. Ferrer Hita, A. Rodriguez Gonzalez, M.D. Ravina Cabrera, R.A. Juarez Prera, C. Enjuanes Grau Hospital Universitario de Canarias, La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

051
16

NEOPTERIN, MYELOPEROXIDASE AND C-REACTIVE PROTEIN LEVELS IN ACS PATIENTS
M. Adamczyk, R.J. Brashear, S.C. Hsu, P.G. Mattingly, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL, USA
 

052
17

EFFECTS OF DYSLIPIDEMIA ON PLAQUE CHARACTERISTICS IN CULPRIT LESIONS OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
K. Otagiri, H. Hioki, S. Kumazaki, Y. Miyashita, S. Asoh, H. Kasai, A. Izawa, T. Tomita, J. Koyama, U. Ikeda Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan
 

053
18

DIRECT RENIN INHIBITOR ALISKIREN IN ACUTE PHASE OF THE LEFT VENTRICULAR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY
H.G. Hayrapetyan, F.H. Muradyan, MC Erebouni, Yerevan, Armenia
 

054
 

 

 
 

P503   Poster Session
ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION / REPERFUSION THERAPY

 
19

TIMING OF INTERVENTION IMPACTS ON ONE-YEAR OUTCOMES IN NON-ST- SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
B.W. Kim, K.S. Cha, J.H. Cho, H.W. Lee, M.J. Yang, J.H. Oh, J.H. Choi, H.C. Lee, T.J. Hong, M.H. Jeong Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea

055
20

ALPHA-1 ANTITRYPSIN PROTECTS MYOCARDIUM FROM REPERFUSION INJURY
Z. El-Akawi, S. Khatib, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
 

056
21

WEEKEND VERSUS WEEKDAYS HOSPITAL ADMISSION FOR CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS: IS MORTALITY DIFFERENT?
R. Salmi, D. Imberti, M. Gallerani, R. Manfredini, Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Ferrara, Italy
 

057
22

TREATMENT MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION BY BONE MARROW AUTOLOGOUS STEM CELLS CD 133+
Z. Rakhimov, N. Olimov, N. Navjuvonov, M. Khidirov, S. Muminjonov, A. Didary, J. Irgasheva, A. Barotov, E. Rizoev, M. Mirshahi Republican Scientific Center of Cardiology, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

058
23

GENDER AND ADVANCE AGE DISPARITIES ON ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION MANAGEMENT: THE PUERTO RICO HEART ATTACK STUDY
H.L.Banchs, J.C. Zevallos, J. Yarzebski, J.A. Gonzalez, M. Garcia-Palmieri, L.R. Pericchi, P.I. Altieri, J. Quevedo, R.J. Goldberg, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, Puerto Rico

059
 

 

 
 

P104    Poster Session
DIABETES MELLITUS, THE METABOLIC SYNDROME AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS: BASIC AND CLINICAL I

 
24

INFLUENCE OF NIGHTTIME BLOOD PRESSURE IN THE PREVALENCE OF MASKED HYPERTENSION IN DIABETES
A. Moya, E. Sineiro, M.C. Castineira, S.M. Gomara, A. Mojon, M.J. Fontao, S. Lorenzo, D.E. Ayala, R.C. Hermida, for the Hygia Project Investigators Bioengineering & Chronobiology Labs, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain

060
25

EFFECTS OF FENOFIBRATE THERAPY ON CIRCULATING ADIPOCYTOKINES IN PATIENTS WITH PRIMARY HYPERTRYGLYCERIDEMIA
K.K. Koh, M.J. Quon, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Korea
 

061
26

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS- SECRETORY PHOSPHOLIPASE A2 (SPLA2)-ARTERIAL STIFFNESS IN METABOLIC SYNDROME (MS) PATIENTS
D.T. Zdrenghea, A.V. Sitar-Taut, A. Cozma, M. Cebanu, G. Bodisz, D. Pop, Rehabilitation Hospital, University of Pharmacy and Medicine, Cluj-Capoca, Romania
 

062
27

A COMPARISON BETWEEN INSULIN RESISTANCE SCORES PARAMETERS IN IDENTIFYING METABOLIC SYNDROME (MS) PATIENTS
D. Pop, A. Siat-Taut, M. Cebanu, O.M. Penciu, G. Bodisz, D.T. Zdrenghea, University of Pharmacy and Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania
 

063
28

DEPLETED LEUKOCYTE MITOCHONDRIAL DNA COPY NUMBER IN METABOLIC SYNDROME
C.S. Liu, C.H. Huang, S.L. Su, W.L. Cheng, C.C. Chang, C.L. Kuo, T.T. Lin, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
 

064
29

PREDICTORS OF 90DAY MORTALITY IN DIABETIC PATIENTS WHO PRESENT WITH ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
B.W. Liew, V.H. Tan, P.P. Goh, C.H. Tan, J. Chow, Changi General Hospital, Singapore
 

065
30

THE PREVALENCE OF METABOLIC SYNDROME IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME PATIENTS WITHOUT A PREVIOUS DIAGNOSIS OF DIABETES
R.F. Al-Aqeedi, A.A. Gehani, W.K. Abdulatif, W.K. Dabdoob, A. Bener, H.A. Albinali, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
 

066
 

 

 
 

P105    Poster Session
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS AND IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER – DEFIBRILLATOR THERAPY

 
31

CHANGE IN PULMONARY ARTERY SYSTOLIC PRESSURE FOLLOWING CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY HELPS PREDICT FUTURE HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS FOR CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
P.K. Yadav, J.B. Skibba, J.E. Banchs, L.N. Linton-Frazier, E.D. Penny-Peterson, S.M. Samii, D.L. Wolbrette, M.D. Gonzalez, E.J. Lengerich, G.V. Naccarelli, Penn State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA

067
32

INAPPROPRIATE SHOCKS WITH IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATOR 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
 

068
33

TIME TO FIRST INTERVENTION: IS IT A MORTALITY PREDICTOR IN ICD FOR PRIMARY PREVENTION OF SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH?
P. Menaria, K. Axtell, C. Kolibash, N. Mori, 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
 

069
34

POLARIZATION POTENTIALS INHIBITING DETECTION OF VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION
P.C. Voukydis, D.M. Farmer, K.E. Thomas, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
 

070
35

CLINICAL OUTCOMES OF ICD IMPLANTATION IN DISTRICT HOSPITAL SETTING: COMPARISON OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY PREVENTION
J.S. Shome, A. Tickle, B. Roomallah, A. Hailan, S. Green, L. Lovedale, M. Asgari, K. Kamalvand, William Harvey Hospital, East Kent NHS Trust, Ashford, UK
 

071
36

PROGNOSTIC IMPACT ON MORTALITY OF MALIGNANT VENTRICULAR TACHYARRHYTHMIA WITHIN 48 HOURS OF ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN THE SETTING OF INDIVIUALLY OPTIMIZED THERAPY: THE CAMI MULTICENTER REGISTRY
K. Seidl, T. Becker, Klinikum Ingolstadt, Med. Klinik IV, Ingolstadt, Germany
 

072
37

SELECTIVE SEROTONIN REUPTAKE INHIBITOR SAFETY IN PATIENTS WITH IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATORS
A. Kundra, A. Elkharbotly, M. Fatima, M. Torosoff, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA
 

073
38

THE POTENTIAL USE OF ATRIAL ELECTROGRAM MORPHOLOGY AS A SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA DISCRIMINATOR
J. Kim, W. Sauer, S. Desai, M. Magday, E. Altman, R. Jadonath, S. Beldner North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY, USA
 

074
39

CORONARY SINUS PACING AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO RV PACING IN A PATIENT WITH PERSISTENT LEFT SVC AND ABSENT RIGHT SVC
G. Baljepally, R. Baljepally, J. Hirsh, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TX, USA
 

075
 

 

 
13:30 - 18:30    
Board No.

 

 POSTER HALL

 

P301    Poster Session
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY I

 
1

ONE-YEAR OUTCOMES OF TRANSRADIAL VERSUS TRANSFEMORAL INTERVENTION IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
K.S. Cha, H.W. Lee, M.J. Yang, B.W. Kim, J.H. Choi, J.H. Oh, J.H. Choi, H.C. Lee, T.J. Hong, M.H. Jeong National University Hospital, Busan, Korea

143
2

CLINICAL OUTCOME, PROCEDURAL SUCCESS AND COMPLICATIONS OF OCTOGENARIANS UNDERGOING CORONARY INTERVENTIONS
H.R. Pourhoseini, M. Mousavi, M. Salarifar, AM. Hajizeinali, S.E. Kassaian, M .Alidoosti, E. Nematipour, K. Hoseini, Tehran Heart Center Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
 

144
3

LONG-TERM OUTCOMES OF CORONARY ARTERY STENTING IN OCTOGENARIANS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
D.V. Bhatt, F. Saeed, M.U. Saqlain, S. Arora, M.D. Gibb, S.S. Mehta, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Urbana, IL, USA
 

145
4

A RANDOMIZED COMPARISON OF THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF ZOTAROLIMUS-ELUTING STENTS VERSUS SIROLIMUS-ELUTING STENTS FOR PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION IN CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSIONS
H.Y. Kim, H.J. Park, Y.S. Choi, D.B. Kim, S.H. Her, J.M. Lee, W.S. Chung, K.B. Seung, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon, South Korea
 

146
5

HALF A DECADE OF PRIMARY PERCUTANEOUS INTERVENTION IN THE ELDERLY FROM A SINGLE CENTRE: ARE WE THERE YET?
V. Sharma, M. Srinivasan, D. Swamydass, D. Smith, Morriston Hospital Cardiac Centre, Swansea, UK
 

147 
6

COMPLICATIOS OF THE SZABO TECHNIQUE: CAN WE AVOID IT?
R.M. Valdesuso, F.J. Lacunza, J.R. Gimeno, J. Garcia, J. Hurtado, E. Pinar, M. Valdes, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
 

148 
7

CLINICAL OUTCOMES AFTER HYBRID USE OF BARE METAL AND DRUG- ELUTING STENTS IN PATIENTS WITH MULTI VESSEL CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
A. Ramirez Moreno, J.R. Siles Rubio, C. Pera Rojas, J. Munoz Bellido, L. Inigo Garcia, T. Jimenez Gil, C. Medina Palomo, L. Fernandez Lopez, F.J. Martinez, Garcia Hospiten, Estepona, Spain

149
8

THE IMPACT OF STENT LENGTH IN STENT THROMBOSIS AFTER PCI WITH DRUG-ELUTING STENT IMPLANTATION
A. Omarov, T. Batyraliev, I. Pershukov, L. Petrakova, I. Lazarev, J. Ramazanov, B. Kadyrov, D. Preobrazhensky, B. Sidorenko, Y. Belenkov Syzganov Center of Surgery, Almaty, Kazakhstan
 

150
9

A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY ON TRANSRADIAL VERSUS TRANSFEMORAL APPROACH FOR CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY AND INTERVENTION AT A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN THE PHILIPPINES
G.R.T. Mercadal, J.A. Prado, R.E. Ramboyong, The Medical City, Pasig City, Philippines
 

151
 

 

 
 

P302    Poster Session
PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE / CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE / ISCHEMIC STROKE 

 
 10

OUR EXPERIENCE OF TREATMENT OF OCCLUSIVE DISEASES OF LOWER LIMB USING AUTOLOGOUS STEM CELLS
A. Gaibov, U. Kurbanov, B. Karimzade, T. Gulmuradov, M. Khidirov, S. Muminjonov, A. Didory, J. Irgasheva, M. Rakhmatov, M. Mirshahi Avicenna Tajik State Medical University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

152 
11

IMPACT OF EXTRACARDIAC VASCULAR DISEASE ON LONG-TERM MORTALITY IN OLDER PATIENTS WITH NON-ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (NSTEMI)
S. Subherwal, M.R. Patel, S. Li, D.L. Bhatt, T.Y. Wang, K.P. Alexander, E.M. Ohman, W.B. Gibler, E.D. Peterson, M.T. Roe Duke University, Durham, NC, USA 

153 
12

IS AORTICSCLEROSIS ASSOCIATED WITH ARTERIAL STIFFNESS OR CAROTID ARETRIOSCLEROSIS?
T. Kon, T. Hirohashi, T. Kurosu, K. Sasaki, T. Tabata, T. Ogawa, T. Tomaru Toho University Medical Center Sakura Hospital, Japan  

154
13

DIAGNOSTIC ACCURACY OF BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE IN DISTINGUISHING CARDIOEMBOLIC ISCHEMIC STROKE FROM OTHER SUBTYPES
L. Kashani Amin, S. Haj Sadeghi, H. Bakhshandeh, A. Azizian, M. Rohani, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 

155
14

CLINICAL OUTCOMES IN PATIENTS WITH CVA AND TYPE 2 MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
H. Khawaja, A. Shah, M. Fatima, A. Makarian, M. Torosoff, Albany Medical Collegeny, NY, USA  

156
15

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PROTECTED ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT IN HIGH RISK PATIENTS WITH SEVERE CAROTID STENTOSIS (EARLY AND LONG TERM FOLLOW-UP)
M. Ghasemi, B. Heidari-Aghdam, A. Kaboli, R. Abulfazli, S. Hashemi-Fesharaki, Research Center of Endovascular Intervention, Tehran, Iran

157
 

 

 
 

P506   Poster Session
LIPID, LIPOPROTEIN DISORDERS AND CAD / TREATMENT OF DYSLIPOPROTEINEMIA 

 
16

ISOLATED LOW HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN CHOLESTEROL IN INDIANS: A COMPARATIVE DRUG TRIAL
S. Kumar, H. Rai, S. Tewari, A. Kapoor, N. Sinha, Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, Sahara Hospital, Lucknow, UP, India

158
 17

OXIDIZED LDL AUTOANTIBODIES IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION PATIENT AFTER PRIMARY BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY
C.S. Huang, C.H. Huang, C.L. Kuo, C.S. Liu, Vascular and Genomic Center, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
 

159
18

CAN LDL-APHERESIS ALTER KINETIC PARAMETERS OF LDL METABOLISM? A CASE STUDY
T. Dabous, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
 

160
19

LIPID-RELATED RESIDUAL RISK FOR OCCURRENCE AND SURVIVAL AMONG PATIENTS WITH FIRST-EVENT ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME AND NORMAL LDL CHOLESTEROL
K.L. Chien, H.J. Lin, H.C. Hsu, F.T. Chiang, M.F. Chen National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
 

161
20

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN CORONARY LOCAL OXIDIZED LDL LEVELS 162 AND SMOKING IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY HEART DISEASE IN CHINESE MEN
D. Hongmei, H. Lan, S. Yao, Z. Gang, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China

162
 

 

 
 

P206    Poster Session
CAD: SECONDARY PREVENTION, CARDIAC REHAB

 
21

PREOPERATIVE STATIN TREATMENT IN CARDIAC SURGERY IS MORE EFFECTIVE IN PATIENTS WITH PREVIOUSLY ACTIVATION OF THE INFLAMMATORY SYSTEM
J. Martinez-Comendador, J. Rubio Alvarez, J. Sierra, E. Teijeira, B. Adrio, University Hospital, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

163
22

OMEGA-3 DIET OR PROBIOTICS ADDITION IS BENEFICIAL TO REDUCE DEPRESSION AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
K. Gilbert
, J.A-Breard, F.F. Monaco, A. Beaudoin, R. Godbout, G. Rousseau, Centre de Biomedicine, Montreal's Sacre-Coeur Hospital, Montreal, QC, Canada

164
23

EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF NEBIVOLOL IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC STABLE ANGINA IN COMPARISON TO METOPROLOL
S. Kumar, H. Rai, A. Kapoor, S. Tewari, N. Sinha, Sanjay Gandhi PGIMS, Lucknow, UP, India

165
24

SEXUAL COUNSELING SERVICE FOR CARDIAC PATIENTS
K.K. Wong, K.B. Lam, Y.Y. Ho, L. Li, K.W. Cheng, S.M. Wong, S.F. Yau Cardiac Rehabilitation & Prevention Center, Tung Wah Hospital, Hong Kong

166
25

HOME-BASED ARM CARDIAC REHABILITATION: A PILOT STUDY IN DISABLED VETERANS
A.K. Chan, L. Christianson, M.B. Jhawar, A. Mehra, K.B. Aggarwal, K.C. Dellsperger, A. Chockalingam, Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans' Hospital, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA

167
26

FACTORS INFLUENCE LIFESTYLE RISK BEHAVIORS ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AMONGST QATARI WOMEN
T.T. Donnelly, J.A. Suwaidi, N.R. Al Enazi, A.M. Albulushi, A.M. Rehman, K. Yassin, Z. Idris, A.H. Hassan, University of Calgary-Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

168
27

EFFECTS OF A TELEMEDICINE PROGRAM ON CARDIAC RISK FACTORS IN PATIENTS AFTER ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
R.S. Tawil, V. Ortiz, M.L. Ruby, E.C. Marshall, S.C. Denardo, I.C. Doyle, J.R. Perez, R.S. Schofield, C.M. Schmalfuss, Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, USA

169
28

CARDIAC REHABILITATION BASED ON VIRTUAL REALITY – PRELIMINARY STUDY
R. Medeiros, J. Leandro, R. Traballi, T. Maki, C. Guerra, B. Muller, UNIP, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, HLPM, MOGI Das Cruzes, Sao Paulo, Brazil

170
29

ASSESSING THE PREDICTIVE VALUE OF TRADITIONAL CARDIAC 171 RISK FACTORS AND VARIOUS FRAMINGHAM RISK ESTIMATES FOR CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE SEVERITY AND THEIR IMPACT IN DIRECTING PATIENTS’ CLINICAL MANAGEMENT: A CORONARY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY (CCTA) STUDY
A. Ahmadi, S. Alipoor, G. Granua, S. Rezazadeh, R. Faraji, B. Heilbron, K. Ramanathan, C. Taylor, J. Leipsic, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada

171
 

 

 
 

P309    Poster Session
RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE / INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS

 
30

BACTERIOLOGICAL OUTCOME OF COMBINATION TREATMENT FOR STAPHYLOCOCCAL ENDOCARDITIS
F. Fayaz, H. Ghassemian, P. Pourmalek, F. Faridnia, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran, Iran

172 
31

UNUSUAL CARDIAC MANIFESTATIONS IN A PATIENT WITH LISTERIA BACTEREMIA
P.C. Voukydis, K. Daniello, A. Fang, R. Spencer, S. Page, I. Belhau, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA, USA
 

173
32

PRESENTATION OF RHEUMATIC HEART DISEASE IN A SPECIALIST CLINIC IN SUDAN
A. Karrar, R. Al-Khalifa, I. Ali, Dept. of Cardiology, Ahmed Gasim Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan
 

174
 

 

 
 

P211    Poster Session
QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND OUTCOMES / PRACTICE GUIDELINES

 
33

COST EFFECTIVENESS OF TARGETED STATIN THERAPY FOLLOWING GENOTYPE TESTING AMONG ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME PATIENTS
A.G. Parthan, O.A. Iakoubova, K.J. Leahy, A.K. O’Sullivan, L.A. Bare, J.J. Devlin, M.C. Weinstein, M. Luke, Celera Inc., Alameda, CA, USA

175
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ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SAME DAY DISCHARGE AFTER ELECTIVE PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
P. Muthusamy, D. Busman, D. Berndt, A. Beekman, D. Wohns, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
 

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CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF A HIGH RISK DIABETIC POPULATION UNDERGOING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
P.F. Pollice, P.P. Pollice, B.L. Leclercq, Private Clinic, Andria, BT, Italy
 

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CLINICAL PRACTICE AND WORKUP OF THE SYNCOPE PATIENT: APPLICATION OF THE AHA/ACC GUIDELINES AND EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE TO CLINICAL MEDICINE: ARE WE PASSING THE GRADE?
F.A. Fakorede, B.A. Waldman, T.B. Cartwright, A.K. Patel, E.L. Iliadis Division of Cardiology, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA
 

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ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME AND GUIDELINES-EDUCATION DOES NOT NECESSARILY CHANGE PRACTICE
V. Sharma, S. Vijayan, P. Thomas Morriston Hospital Cardiac Centre, Swansea, UK
 

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A RELIABLE, CONFIRMATORY MARKER OF CLINICAL RESPONSE TO AQUAPHERESIS THERAPY
D. Gajanana, M. Aradhya, S. Silparshetty, H. Polimera, E. Amedeo, P. Sugathan St Luke's Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
 

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IS P WAVE DURATION ON 12-LEADS ECG USEFUL TO SELECT ISCHEMIC STROKE PATIENTS FOR 24 HOURS AMBULATORY HOLTER MONITORING?
K. Chee, D. Coles, D. McGill, The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
 

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UNCLAIMED ELECTROCARDIOGRAM REPORTS AT THE INPATIENT CHARITY AREAS OF A TERTIARY HOSPITAL (THE ERICA STUDY)
J.D.A. Magno, M.O. Matulac, E.B. Reyes Department of Medicine, UP-Philippine General Hospital, Manila, Philippines
 

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SECURING FOLLOW-UP APPOINTMENTS FOR ACUTE CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE (CHF) PATIENTS TO PREVENT READMISSIONS
W. Htun, O. Al-Awwad, A. Saxena Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
 

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