Advance Program

 

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Saturday,
July 27, 2013

 

SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2013

09:00 – 10:15                                                                                                                          Hall A

                     OPENING CEREMONY

09:35 – 10:15                                                                                                                          Hall A

                     OPENING LECTURE

10:45 – 13:30                                                                                                                          Hall A

PL01       Plenary Session
              DISEASE MECHANISMS LEADING TO CARDIOMYOPATHY AND HEART FAILURE

ADVANCES IN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF DIASTOLIC HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
K. Chatterjee, University of Iowa, IA, USA

REVERSAL OF CARDIAC REMODELING IN HEART FAILURE BY α-ADRENOCEPTOR BLOCKADE (Invited Lecture)
N.S. Dhalla, St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MN, Canada

AGING AND HEART FAILURE. UPDATE (Invited Lecture)
B.I. Jugdutt, University of Alberta and Hospitals, Edmonton, AB, Canada

MITOCHONDRIAL FISSION AND FUSION IN HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
A.A. Knowlton, L. Chen,University of California, Davis, CA, USA

PERSONALIZED MEDICINE IN DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
L. Mestroni, University of Colorado Cardiovascular Institute, Aurora, CO, USA

GENETIC EPIDEMIOLOGY OF LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY (Invited Lecture)
J.N. Bella, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY, USA

BLUNTED RESPONSES OF RENAL SYMPATHETIC NERVE ACTIVITY TO C-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE IN THE PVN OF RATS WITH HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
K.P. Patel, B. Xu, H. Zheng, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

TRANSCRIPTIONAL MECHANISMS LEADING TO DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY IN THE ABSENCE OF HYPERTROPHY (Invited Lecture)
B.S Tuana, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

CPT1b DEFICIENCY IS BAD FOR THE HYPERTROPHIED HEART (Invited Lecture)
 Q. Yang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

DELETION OF THE TRANSLATIONAL REPRESSORS EUKARYOTIC TRANSLATION INITIATION FACTOR 4E BINDING PROTEINS 1 AND 2 PROTECTS AGAINST PRESSURE OVERLOAD INDUCED HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
Z. Lu, X. Hu,Y. Huang, X. Xu, P. Zhang, M. Peterson, V.A. Polunovsky, N. Sonenberg,
R.J. Bache, P.B. Bitterman, Y. Chen, University of Minnesota, MN, USA

RESIDUAL MYOCARDIAL INJURY AND ATTENUATED PRODUCTION OF VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR (VEGF) IN PATIENTS WITH RECOVERED PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY (PPCM) (Invited Lecture)
S. Goland, L. Zilberman, I. Bar, S. Schwarzenberg, S. Shimoni, J. George, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel

10:45 – 13:30                                                                                                                          Hall B

PL02       Plenary Session
CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING MODALITIES FOR EVALUATION OF CORONARY CIRCULATION, CARDIAC STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

NEWER ASPECTS OF EVALUATING LV FUNCTION BY ECHOCARDIOGRAPH  (Invited Lecture)
N.C. Nanda, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

FLURPIRIDAZ F 18 PET VERSUS TC-99M SPECT FOR MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION IMAGING (Invited Lecture)
D.S. Berman, J. Maddahi, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Los Angeles, California, USA

USEFULNESS OF OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY IN DAILY CLINICAL PRACTICE (Invited Lecture)
T. Akasaka, T. Kubo, Y. Ino, T. Tanimoto, T. Yamagichi, T. Yamano
Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan

MYOCARDIAL STRAIN FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF LV FUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
S.F. Nagueh, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX, USA

SCREENING FOR ASYMPTOMATIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: SEEKING VALUE IN A MULTI-MODALITY WORLD (Invited Lecture)
J.J. Mahmarian, Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, The Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA

MYOCARDIAL VIABILITY AND OUTCOMES IN ISCHEMIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
J. Shirani, St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA

NOVEL USES OF CARDIAC MRI FOR NON-ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
R.W.W. Biederman, Temple University School of Medicine, Carnegie Mellon University, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

NON-INVASIVE CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING FOR EVALUATION OF CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
A. Elhendy, Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI, USA

PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
M. Prokudina, I. Konstantinov, P. Kozlov, P. Mochalov, E. Bobrova, E. Karev
Federal Center of Heart, Blood and Endocrinology, St. Petersburg, Russia

OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY (OCT): WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Invited Lecture)
J.A. Garcia, Denver Health Medical Center (DHMC) and University of Colorado Hospital at Denver, Denver, CO, USA

10:45 – 13:45                                                                                                                          Hall C

S21         Session
VALVULAR HEART DISEASE / CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE / PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY

VALVE PROSTHESIS-PATIENT MISMATCH (VP-PM): A LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVE
S.D. Daneshvar, S.H. Rahimtoola
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT SURGICAL APPROACHES IN PATIENTS WITH TRANSPOSITION OF THE GREAT ARTERIES
C. Junge, M. Westhoff-Bleck, S. Schoof, F. Danne, S. Geyer, J.A. Seabrook, R Buchhorn,
G. Ziemer, A. Wessel, N. Kambiz
Western University, London, ON, Canada

DETERMINATION OF RECURRENT TACHYCARDIA FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL ABLATION IN SUBJECTIVELY SYMPTOMATIC CHILDREN
P.P. Karpawich, D.P. Bhat, W. Du
The Children's Hospital of Michigan, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

RELATION OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC AORTIC VALVE SCLEROSIS TO VALVULAR CALCIFICATION ON MULTISLICE COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY
L.H. Chebrolu, Y.R. Acharya, J. Shirani
St. Luke’s University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA

ACQUIRED VON-WILLEBRAND DISEASE SECONDARY TO MITRAL AND AORTIC REGURGITATION
S.H .Wan, J.J. Liang, R. Vaidya, J.L. Blackshear, D. Chen
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT, LEAD PLACEMENT ERRORS IN PEDIATRIC ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY
J. Kleinman, E. Stockwell, J. Burrell, S. Darwin, C. Snyder
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA

ABNORMALITIES OF THE AORTA IN CHILDREN WITH CONGENITAL BIVELAR AORTIC VALVE
M.B. Cerovic, R.R. Vukicevic
Clinical Hospital Center Zemun, Belgrade, Serbia

DOUBLE VALVE PROCEDURE TROUGH UPPER MINISTERNOTOMY: A REAL CLINICAL ADVANTAGES OR A SURGICAL HAZARD?
P. Totaro, G. Zattera, F. Amoroso, D. Di Perna, A. Mazzola
IRCCS Foundation San Matteo, Pavia, Italy

A SILENT PRESENTATION OF A SERIOUS ILLNESS: INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS
A. Hamadah, S. Sadaranagani, E. Berbari
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

ANY DEGREE OF MITRAL REGURGITATION FOUND DURING INVASIVE VENTRICULOGRAPHY IS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL CAUSE MORTALITY
M.R. Movahed, K. Lata
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA

LONG TERM FOLLOW-UP OF QUADRICUSPID AORTIC VALVE
W. Kong, J. Yip, L.H. Ling, K.K. Poh
National University Hospital, Singapore

PREDICTORS OF CARDIAC RELATED MORTALITY AFTER AVR FOR DEGENERATIVE AS IN NORMAL EJECTION FRACTION
H.M. Lee, P.Y. Park, Y.T. Lee, W.S. Kim, K. Sung, D.S. Jeong
Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

10:45 –13:45                                                                                                                           Hall D

S22         Session
ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK / MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS

FENOFIBRATE THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH HYPERTRIGLYCERIDEMIA HAS SUBSTANTIAL BENEFITS OVER OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
K.K. Koh
Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Korea

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN ARTERIOTOMY CLOSURE AND TREATMENT FOR PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS: RESULTS FROM A NATIONAL, MULTI-SITE CLINICAL REGISTRY OF 59,000 PATIENTS
D.R. Dobies, K.R Barber, A.L. Cohoon
Genesys Regional Medical Center, Grand Blanc, MI, USA

ADVANCED LIPID TESTING PREDICTS SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN LOW RISK POPULATION BEYOND TRADITIONAL RISK FACTORS
P. Krishnamoorthy, D. Rader, M.P. Reilly, N.N. Mehta
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ, USA

IMPACT OF CONTINUOUS POSITIVE AIRWAY PRESSURE THERAPY ON NON-HDL AND TOTAL CHOLESTEROL IN OSA PATIENTS
A. Kumar, A.A. Almomani , S. Pilli, R.K. Shah, A. Aljaafareh, S.K. Onguti, M. Alghrouz, W.I. Khalife, A.R. Al Emam, S. Jokhio
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

PHYSICIAN-PROVIDED LIFESTYLE MODIFICATION COUNSELING FOR HYPERLIPIDEMIA – DOES IT HELP?
R.S. Loomba, S. Aggarwal, N. Gupta, S. Khosla, R.R. Arora
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI, USA

UTILITY OF AMBULATORY BP MONITORING IN A CARDIAC PREVENTION AND REHABILITATION PROGRAMME
M. Mahmood, S.B Connolly
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh

ARTIFICIAL INTELIGENCE MODEL OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN RENAL DISEASE OUTLINES CAROTID MARKERS
O. Sandu, I. Nastac, J. Uribarri
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY; USA

PLANT STEROLS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS
B. Genser, G. Silbernagel, G. De Backer, E. Bruckert, R. Carmena, M.J. Chapman,
J. Deanfield, O.S. Descamps, E.R. Rietzschel, W. Maerz
Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

COMPARISON OF CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS, OUTCOME AND MORTALITY IN SYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS WITH AND WITHOUT LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK
F.A. Alkindi , A.M Arabi, A.A. Patel,  J. Alsuwaidi, A. Gehani , R. S Singh,
H. Albinali
Hamad Medical Corporation,Doha ,Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha ,Qatar

BRAIN NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE AS A PREDICTOR OF ADVERSE CARDIAC EVENTS AFTER SUCCESSFUL PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
Y.Y. Abdelmonem, S. Awni, A. Kaddah, Y. Yazeed,
Kasr Alaini Medical School, Cairo, Egy11pt

USING CHADS2 SCORE TO IDENTIFY ELDERY PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
M.H. Kwok, S. Punekar
University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

TRENDS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN ETHIOPIA: A 30-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF MEDICAL-ICU ADMISSIONS 
C. Smitson, A. Giday, S. Zaeh, E. Weldeyes, J. O'Mara
Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

08:00 – 13:00                                                                                                                     Poster Hall

P101       GENETIC DETERMINANTS OF HEART DISEASE, GENE AND CELL BASED THERAPIES, BASIC RESEARCH

EFFECT OF SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION OF DAXX ON APOPTOSIS OF RAW264.7 CELLS INDUCED BY OX-LDL
L. Li, G.Z. Xiong, Q.H. Tuo , D.F. Liao
University of South China, Hengyang, Hunan, China

SYSTEMIC INVOLVEMENT OF CONNECTIVE TISSUE AS PREDICTOR OF CARDIOMYOPATHY IN MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE AND MARFANOID HABITUS
E.V. Zemtsovsky, A.L Korshunova, E.G. Malev, E.B. Luneva, M. Prokudina
State Pediatric Medical University, St. Petersburg, Russia

 

P102       BIOCHEMICAL MARKERS FOR RISK ASSESSMENT IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

SCREENING AND IDENGTIFICATION OF NOVEL BIOMARKERS FOR EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF ACUTE CORONARY
K. Feng, H. Xia, J. Zhang, Yi Shan, L.F Liu, H.J Song, X.D Fan, L. Qiao, S. Jin, H.J Lu
Center for Experimental Medicine, 306 Hospital of PLA, Beijing, China

MATRIX METALLOPROTEASES, CHITOTRIOSIDASE AND CYSTATIN C IN LONG-TERM STUDY OF PATIENTS AFTER CARDIOSURGERY    
T.A. Korolenko, M.S. Cherkanova, T.P. Gerasimova, T.P Korolenko
Institute of Physiology SB RAMS, Novosibirsk, Russia

CORRELATION BETWEEN ADIPONECTIN PLASMA LEVELS AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
A. Xanthopoulos, M. Skoura, T. Kouna, E. Paraskevopoulou, P. Paraskevopoulou, S. Patsilinakos
Cardiology Clinic, Konstantopouleio General Hospital, N.Ionia, Athens, Greece

RELATION OF SERUM CALCIUM LEVEL WITH METABOLIC RISK FACTORS AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN AFRICAN AMERICAN
H. Patel, A. Balachandran, C. Nedelcu, J. Warman
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, affiliate NY Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA


P103       THE PLAQUE AND ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES

ANGIOGRAPHIC AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC ASSOCIATIONS IN OLDER ADULTS WITH FRAILTY AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
S.M. Gharacholou, V.L. Roger, R.J .Lennon, C.S. Rihal, S.V. Pislaru, M. Singh
Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse, WI, USA

EARLY AND LATE PATTERNS OF TRANSIENT MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA IN INFERIOR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WITH RIGHT VENTRICULAR INVOLVEMENT
H.G. Hayrapetyan, K.G. Adamyan
Erebouni MC, Yerevan, Armenia

CYSTATIN C AND SEVERITY OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN NON-CKD PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
H.A. Habibinejad, Y. Ghelich
AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

MEAN PLATELET VOLUME AND CORONARY ARTERY ECTASIA
S Demir, V. Yuksekdag, M. Selcuk, A.R. Tosu, Z. Karakaya
Adana Public Hospital, Adana, Turkey

CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN STRESS INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY
A. Chau, P. Krumenacher, D. Matel-Anderson, R. Siegel, Y. Muirhead, S. Park, H. Kim, S. Park, D. Kim, B. Choi
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

TYPES OF MENTAL STRESS IN STRESS INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY
A. Chau, P. Krumenacher, D. Matel-Anderson, R. Siegel, Y. Muirhead, S. Park, H. Kim, S. Park, D. Kim, B. Choi
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

MYOCARDIAL STUNNING IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS: “A SILENT OVERLOOKED INSULT” 
P. Loarte, S.Y. Chou, R. Cohen, B. Mirrer
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center - Nephrology Division


P104       ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION / REPERFUSION THERAPY

PATTERN OF ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN CHRONIC QAT CHEWERS IN YEMEN
Y.Y. Abdelmonem, N.S. ELdin, A. Abdelwahab, W. Alaroussy
Kasr Alaini Medical School, Cairo, Egypt

THE EFFECT OF THE LUNAR CYCLE ON ADMISSIONS FOR ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES TO A TERTIARY HEART HOSPITAL
J.M. Katz, S. Pollack, A.S. Katz
St. Francis Hospital-The Heart Center, Roslyn, NY, USA

EFFECT OF MILRINONE ON SHORT TERM OUTCOME OF PATIENTS WITH MYOCARDIAL DYSFUNCTION UNDERGOING OFF-PUMP CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT: A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL
M. Hadadzadeh, S.H. Hosseini, S.M.Y Mostafavi Pour Manshadi, N. Naderi, M Emami Meybodi
Afshar Hospital, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran

REVIEW OF TROPONINS ORDERS, EVIDENCE OF TYPE I MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND CARDIOLOGY CONSULTS IN A US COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
B.H. Subedi, S. Zakaria, J. Rickard
Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA

DIFFERENT CLINICAL MEANINGS OF PRE AND POST-PROCEDURAL TIMI FLOW IN PATIENTS WITH NON-ST SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION UNDERGOING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
W.Y. Lee, J.Y. Baek
Cheong-Ju Saint Mary's Hospital, Cheong-Ju, South Korea

DIAGNOSTIC YIELD OF RIGHT AND POSTERIOR ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC LEADS IN EGYPTIANS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME
H.S. Taha, A.A. Elfaramawi, A.M. Nasr
Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

ST ELEVATION IN LEAD AVR AS AN INDICATOR OF EARLY ADVERSE EVENTS IN PATIENTS WITH ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
M. Mousavi
, S. Kalhor, J. Tahmasbi
Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran

CHARACTERISTICS OF ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WITH MILD CAROTID ARTERIOSCLEROSIS
T. Sakurai, K. Sasaki, T. Tabata, T. Kon, J. Suzuki, T. Matsubara, E. Matsubara, T. Tomaru
Toho University Medical Center Sakura Hospital, Sakura, Japan


P105       DIABETES MELLITUS, OBESITY, THE METABOLIC SYNDROME AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS: BASIC AND CLINICAL

A RANDOMIZED CROSS-OVER CLINICAL TRIAL OF BEETROOT INTAKE ON CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTOR IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
S. Asgary, M. Keshvari, M. Afshani, M. Rafieian-Kopaei
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

EARLY DIASTOLIC AND SYSTOLIC ABNORMALITIES IN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES MELLITUS AND NORMAL EJECTION FRACTION: A 2D STRAIN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY STUDY
V. Di Bello, L. Conte, I. Fabiani, C. Cucco, R. Liga, V. Barletta, C. Bianchi, R. Miccoli, G .Delle Donne, M .Mariani
University of Pisa, Pisa, PI, Italy

IMPACT OF VASCULAR ACCESS ARTERIAL MICRO-CALCIFACATION ON CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS
Y.O. Kim, Y.S. Yun, S.J. Choi, B.S. Kim, H.C. Song, E.J. Choi
Division of Nephrology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea

THE EFFECT OF SITAGLIPTIN THERAPY COMPARED WITH PIOGLITAZONE IN HEART FAILURE PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
T. Naka, T Arii, K Takahashi, M Masutani, T Masuyama, M Ohyanagi
Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan

THE OBESITY PARADOX IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME: RESULTS FROM THE GULF RACE-2 STUDY
A. Shehab, B. Al-Dabbagh, N. Nagelkerke, A. Abdulle
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, UAE University

INTERRELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MULTIPLES CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS AND CIRCULATING ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELLS IN ASYMPTOMATIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE PATIENTS
A.E. Berezin, A.A. Kremzer
Internal Medicine, State Medical University, Zaporozhye, Ukraine

ARTERIAL MICRO-CALCIFICATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH CORONARY ARTERY CALCIUM SCORE IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS
Y.O. Kim, Y.S. Yun, S.J. Choi, B.S. Kim, H.C. Song, E.J. Choi
Division of Nephrology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea

ANTIATHEROSCLEROTIC EFFECT OF SESAME SEED AND OIL ON CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC RABBITS
S. Asgary, M. Rafieian-Kopaei, S. Najafi, E. Heydarian
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran   

ULTRASOUND STUDY OF ARTERIES OF LOWER LIMBS IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES
G.A. Rozikhodjaeva, N.D. Ahmedova, Z.T. Ikramova, Z.A. Usmanova
Central Clinical Hospital 1, Tashkent, Uzbekistan


P106       ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY AND ABLATION THERAPY

A NOVEL CRYOMAPPING TECHNIQUE FOR AVNRT HAS A BETTER RECURRENCE AND SAFETY PROFILE THAN RFA
P.L.S. Eryazici, J. Chavez, F.D. Ciftci, O.J. D'Silva, M.A. Turner, J. Nazari, S. Shah,
M. Razminia, T. Zheutlin, R.F. Kehoe
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

INITIAL EXPERIENCE WITH THREE-DIMENSIONAL ANATOMICAL MAPPING DURING CARDIAC PACING LEAD EXTRACTION
B.L. Nguyen, A. Persi, S. Poggi, G. Riitano, A. Piro, C. Gaudio, G. Giunta, A. Ciccaglioni,
R.J. Siegel, E.S. Gang, Cardiology Dept, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

PREVALENCE, CHARACTERISTICS, AND PREDICTORS OF PULMONARY VEIN NARROWING AFTER ISOLATION USING THE PULMONARY VEIN ABLATION CATHETER
Y. De Greef, R Tavernier, S. Raeymaekers, B. Schwagten, D.  Desurgeloose, G. De Keulenaer, D. Stockman,
M. De Buyzere, M.  Duytschaever
Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Institute Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium

LONG-TERM OUTCOME AFTER PVAC ABLATION OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: CLARITY OF PV ISOLATION PREDICTS OUTCOME
Y. De Greef, I. Buysschaert, B. Schwagten, D. Stockman
Department of Cardiology, Antwerp Cardiovascular Institute, Middelheim, Belgium

OUTCOME OF RIGHT ATRIAL FLUTTER ABLATION IN PATIENTS WITH CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION DEVICE
A. Bhatia, F. Mehmood, A. Agarwal, I. Choudhuri, J. Sra
Aurora Cardiovascular Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke's Medical Centers, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

COMPLICATIONS OF PERCUTANEOUS EPICARDIAL ACCESS UNDER CONSCIOUS SEDATION VERSUS GENERAL ANESTHESIA
A.M. Killu, S.H. Wan, T.M. Munger, D.O. Hodge, S. Mulpuru, S.J. Asirvatham,
D.L. Packer, P.A. Friedman, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

AN UNUSUAL ABLATION LOCATION FOR OBTAINING COMPLETE HEART BLOCK IN A PATIENT WITH DRUG REFRACTORY ATRIAL TACHYARRHYTHMIA AND BASELINE BIFASCICULAR BLOCK
M.S. McKillop, M. Panna, T. Burkart, J. Conti, W.M. Miles
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

SUBCLINICAL UNEXPECTED CENTRAL VENOUS OCCLUSION IN THE ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY: CASE SERIES
J.E. Banchs, G.A. Baquero, T. Moukabary, S.J. Ferns, E.D. Penny-Peterson, S.M. Samii
Penn State Hershey Heart & Vascular Institute, Hershey, PA, USA

AV NODE ABLATION AND CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH PERMANENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
M. Moghaddam, N. Moghaddam, B. Moghaddam, A. Bagher Zadeh
Jam Hospital, Tehran, Iran

14:00 – 16:15                                                                                                                        Hall A

PL03       Plenary Session
PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK

SEX DIFFERENCES IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
V. Regitz-Zagrosek, Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR) Coordinator Berlin, German 

THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN DEPRESSION AND DIABETES (Invited Lecture)
E. Barrett-Connor, UCSD Dept. of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA

ALDOSTERONE - A BRIDGE BETWEEN CARDIOVASCULAR AND MOOD DISORDERS? (Invited Lecture)
D. Jezova, N. Hlavacova, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic            

HDL AND THE ATHEROSCLEROSIS - MYTH OR REALITY(Invited Lecture)
R.S. Rosenson, Mount Sinai Heart Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

OMEGA-3 SUPPLEMENTATION IMPROVES ARTERIAL STIFFNESS AND BIOMARKERS OF CV RISK IN LATINO AND WHITE PATIENTS WITH HYPERTENSION SERVED BY A SAFETY-NET HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (Invited Lecture)
C.S. Long, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA

USE OF NMR LDL LIPOPROTEIN PARTICLE ANALYSIS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE PREVENTION (Invited Lecture)
S.L. Kopecky, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

IMPACT OF RENAL SYMPATHETIC DENERVATION IN PATIENTS WITH DRUG RESISTANT HYPERTENSION (Invited Lecture)
K. Seidl, Klinikum Ingolstadt GmbH, Ingolstadt, Germany

HOW MUCH OF THE CVD RISK IS ATTRIBUTED TO DIET? (Invited Lecture)  
D.B. Panagiotakos, Harokopio University of Athens, Athens, Greece

BEYOND HDL CHOLESTEROL: WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM HDL PARTICLE NUMBER AND SIZE?
S. Mora, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

14:00 – 16:45                                                                                                                        Hall B

PL04       Plenary Session
              SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH / ADVANCES IN IMPLANTABLE RHYTHM DEVICE THERAPY

IMPACT OF DENERVATED MYOCARDIUM ON IMPROVING RISK STRATIFICATION FOR SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH (Invited Lecture)
M.E. Cain, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY USA

CATHETER ABLATION IN PATIENTS WITH ELECTRICAL STORM - BENEFIT OF A CLINICAL NETWORK (Invited Lecture)
T. Deneke, K. Nentwich, J. Krug, S. Kerber, A. Schade,
University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany

THE ROLE OF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGIC TESTING ON OUTCOME IN PATIENTS WITH ARVC (Invited Lecture)
F. Duru, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

ROBOTICS IN THE EP LABORATORY: PROMISE, REALITY AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS (Invited Lecture)
E. Gang, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

BIVENTRICULAR PACING FOR ATRIOVENTRICULAR BLOCK AND SYSTOLIC DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
A.B. Curtis, S.J. Worley, P.B. Adamson, E.S. Chung, I. Niazi, L. Sherfesee, T. Shinn,
M. St. John Sutton, University of Buffalo, NY, USA

LIMITATIONS OF RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH NARROW QRS: INSIGHTS FROM THE EARTH TRIAL (Invited Lecture)
B. Thibault, M. Dubuc, K. Dyrda, P.G. Guerra, L. Macle, L. Rivard, D. Roy, M. Talajic,
P. Khairy, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada

IN THE OR V. THE EP LAB--WHERE IS THE BEST LOCATION FOR LEAD EXTRACTION (Invited Lecture)
C.A. Henrikson, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA

CATECHOLAMINERGIC POLYMORPHIC VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA:THE CLINICIAN'S PERSPECTIVE (Invited Lecture)
M.J. LaPage, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

GENETIC BACKGROUND, CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS, AND TREATMENT OF EARLY REPOLARIZATION SYNDROME  (Invited Lecture)
H. Watanabe, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical & Dental, Asahimachidori, Japan

THE EVOLUTION OF THE PACING SITE: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE(Invited Lecture)
Y. Oginosawa, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi,
Kitakyushu, Japan

A BLOOD TEST TO PREDICT ARRHYTHMIC RISK
G. Gao, V. Brahmanandam, M. Raicu, L. Gu, A. Shah, S. Negi, M. Wood, A Tatooles,
A. Schwartz, S.C. Dudley
University of Illinois at Chicago, and the Jesse Brown VAMC, Chicago, Illinois, USA

14:00 – 17:00                                                                                                                        Hall C

S23         Session
NEW DIRECTIONS IN CARDIAC SURGERY: SURGICAL REVASCULARIZATION / MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT / CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION

HOSPITAL READMISSIONS IN OUTPATIENTS SUPPORTED WITH CONTINUOUS FLOW LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES
D. Zhang
, J. Shuster, H. Craddock, N. Huelsmann, S. Silvestry, S. Joseph
Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA

MULTIPLE ARTERIAL GRAFTS IMPROVE LATE SURVIVAL OF PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING
C. Locker, H.V. Schaff, J.A. Dearani, L.D. Joyce, S.J. Park, H.M. Burkhart, R.M. Suri,
K.L. Greason, J.M. Stulak, R.C. Daly
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

PREDICTORS OF ACUTE CELLULAR REJECTION AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT VASCULOPATHY IN HEART TRANSPLANT PATIENTS
W.I Khalife, R.P. Vivo, S. Garikipati, P. Nalabothu, S. Johnson, K. Kislingbury,
R. Sharif, A. Charif
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

RACE AND WORSENING RENAL FUNCTION AFTER SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION
D. Lanfear, A. Shafiq, E. Peterson, K. Wells, Y. Hu, L.K. Williams
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

REDUCTION IN LV SIZE AFTER LVAD IMPLANTATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH REDUCTION IN QRS VOLTAGE AND DURATION
M.G. Sendra Ferrer, J.E. Banchs, T. Moukabary, S. Ferns, E.D. Penny-Peterson, S.M. Samii, D.L. Wolbrette, G.V. Naccarelli, M.D. Gonzalez
Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA, USA

EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCKWAVE MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION: A PROMISING THERAPY FOR REFRACTORY ANGINA
A.G. Alunni, G.P. Garrone, D.M. D’Amico, M.I. Meynet, M.S. Marra
Città della salute e della scienza di Torino – Molinette, Turin, Italy

MORTALITY REDUCTION WITH IABP PRIOR TO CABG IN EMERGENCY PATIENTS WITH SHOCK
R. Baretti, J. Möllmann, R. Hetzer
Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany

CUSTODIOL-N VERSUS CUSTODIOL: A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED DOUBLE BLIND MULTICENTER PHASE III TRIAL
G. Szabo, A. Weymann, B. Schmack, D. Badowski, G. Veres, M. Karck
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

LOW INCOME IS AN INDEPENDENT PREDICTOR OF IN-HOSPITAL MORTALITY AMONG HEART TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS: A NATIONWIDE INPATIENT SAMPLE STUDY
A. Rab, M. Mujib, S. Khera, D. Kolte, C. Palaniswamy, W.S. Aronow
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, USA

IMPACT OF POSTTRANSPLANT WEIGHT GAIN ON CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT VASCULOPATHY
G. Hoefle, C.H. Saely, M. Martinelli, B. Meier, T. Carrel, M. Seitz, P.M. Villiger, P. Mohacsi
Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

SUCCESSFUL USE OF IMPELLA 2.5 DEVICE IN CARDIAC ARREST DUE TO LEFT MAIN STENOSIS
M.A Zulqarnain, N. Nagajothi
Canton Medical Education Foundation, Canton, OH, USA

SEVERE ACCIDENTAL HYPOTHERMIA WITH PROLONGED CARDIAC ARREST. A CASE WITH SUCCESSFUL TREATMENT
G. L Knop
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, NHS Trust, Brighton, UK

14:00 – 17:00                                                                                                                        Hall D

S24         Session
              MOLECULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

THE ROLE OF GALECTIN-3 AND CONNECTIVE TISSUE GROWTH FACTORS IN HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS WITH DIASTOLIC HEART FAILURE: LINK OF CLINICAL AND BASIC STUDIES
J-J Chen, W-R Hao, C-K Wu, K-C Chang, J-C Liu, C-T Tsai
China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

CARDIOMYOCYTE-CARDIAC FIBROBLAST INTERACTION IN THE PATHOGENESIS OF DIABETIC CARDIOMYOPATHY -ROLE OF HMGB1/TLR4/IL-33 AXIS
X.M. Xu, J.C. Zhang, H. Xu, R. Kao, C.M. Martin, T. Rui
Critical Illness Research, Lawson Health Research Institute, London, ON, Canada

ADVANCED GLYCATION END PRODUCTS INDUCE APOPTOSIS AND SHORT TELOMERE LENGTH IN HUMAN ADIPOSE TISSUE-DERIVED STEM CELLS BY MODULATION OF MAPK PATHWAYSK PATHWAYS
C. Liang, F. Wu, Z.Q. He, Z.G. Wu
Changzhen Hospital, Shanghai, China

DOXORUBICIN-INDUCED CARDIOTOXICITY IN MICE IS PREVENTED BY LATE INA INHIBITION WITH RANOLAZINE, WITH IMPROVEMENT IN HEART FUNCTION, FIBROSIS AND APOPTOSIS
C. Coppola, G. Piscopo, C. Cipresso, D. Rea, C. Maurea, E. Esposito, C.G. Tocchetti,
C. De Lorenzo, C. Arra, N. Maurea
National Cancer Institute Pascale Foundation, Naples, Italy

ATORVASTATIN INDUCES AUTOPHAGY OF MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS UNDER HYPOXIA AND SERUM DEPRIVATION VIA MEK/ERK PATHWAY
N. Li, Q. Zhang, C. Jin, H.Y. Qian, Q.T. Dong, H. Xu, H. Zhang, Y.J. Yang
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China

EXCITABILITY OF DIRECT REPROGRAMMED MURINE TAIL FIBROBLASTS:  BETWEEN WILD-TYPE FIBROBLASTS AND CARDIOMYOCYTES
M. Rav Acha, R.Mills, J.X. Chen, S.M. Wu, D. Milan
Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA

IMPORTANCE OF SLMAP IN CARDIOMYOCYTE VIABILITY AND MEMBRANE FUNCTION
A. Mahmood, M. Salih, B.S, Tuana
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

GLIVEC (IMATINIB MESYLATE) INDUCES AUTOPHAGIC SIGNALLING IN CARDIAC MYOCYTES
L.P. Grazette, R. Kerkela, T. Force, A. Rosenzweig
Keck Medical Center of USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA

CARDIOMYOCYTE-SECRETED ACETYLCHOLINE IS REQUIRED FOR MAINTENANCE OF HOMEOSTASIS IN THE HEART
A. Roy, W.C. Fields, C. Rocha-Resende, R.R. Resende, S. Guatimosim, V.F. Prado, R. Gros, M.A. Prado
Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, and The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

UTILITY OF 2D-SPECKLE TRACKING ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN DIAGNOSIS OF LEFT VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION IN ANTI-ERBB2 THERAPY
C. Coppola, G. Piscopo, C. Cipresso, D. Rea, C. Maurea, C. Quintavalle, C.G. Tocchetti,
G. Condorelli, C. Arra, N. Maurea
National Cancer Institute Pascale Foundation, Naples, Italy

HMG-COA REDUCTASE INHIBITORS IMPAIR SURVIVAL OF HUMAN MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS VIA NF-κB SIGNALING
A.L. Muller, Y. Li, M.A. Ngo, K. Sran, R.C. Arora, L.A. Kirshenbaum, D.H. Freed
St. Boniface Research Centre; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

TETRAHYDROBIOPTERIN DEFICIENCY INDUCED HEART FAILURE VIA DYSREGULATION OF MITOCHONDRIAL BIOGENESIS, OXIDATIVE PHOSPHORYLATION AND ANTIOXIDANT SYSTEM
H.K. Kim, I-S. Song.N. Kim, K.S. Ko, B.D. Rhee, J. Han
Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Center, Inje University, Busan, Korea

16:45 – 19:00                                                                                                                        Hall A

PL05       Plenary Session
INFLAMMATION / INNATE AND ADOPTIVE IMMUNITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

INFLAMMATION - THE NEW TARGET FOR PREVENTION OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
R. Roberts, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada

SEPSIS AND THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: GOING TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Rossi, L.M Malvestio, M.R. Celes, V. Blefari, C.M. Prado, M.J. Figueiredo
University of Sao Paulo. Brazil

NEUTROPHILS IN ACUTE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
J.G. Filep, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

INTERACTION OF GENE AND SALT DIETS ON CARDIAC ANGIOTENSIN II, ALDOSTERONE, AND CYTOKINES IN HYPERTROPHIED HEART
K.N. Pandey, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA

MICROBIOTA, SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
M. Navab, S. Safar, G. Hough, F. Sedigh, A. Gapeleh, A. Ordookhani, Z.Barseghyan, R. Aliali, S. Reddy
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA 

ROLE OF COPPER TRANSPORTERS IN VASCULAR REMODELING AND INFLAMMATION (Invited Lecture)
T. Fukai, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

THE COMPLEX CARDIOVASCULAR EFFECTS OF LEPTIN (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Allison, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

HUMAN ENTEROVIRUS PERSISTENCE:  POTENTIAL FOR EXACERBATION OF MYOCARDITIS (Invited Lecture)
N.M. Chapman, S. Tracy
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA

VIRAL ANTI-ATHEROGENIC PROTEINS ALTER MONOCYTE AND NEUTROPHIL INVASION IN MICE WITH ALTERED BAG3 GENE EXPRESSION
J. Davids, S. Saikaly, A.R. Lucas
Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

 

16:45 – 19:30                                                                                                                        Hall B

PL06       Plenary Session
ADVANCES IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY / CAROTID AND CORONARY REVASCULARIZATION / HEART TRANSPLANTATION

NEW STRATEGIES FOR ACUTE STROKE INTERVENTION(Invited Lecture)
H. Sievert, L. Vaskelyte, I. Hofmann, J. Franke, S. Gafoor, S. Lam, S. Bertog
CardioVascular Center Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

CHANGES IN HEART ALLOCATION FOR TRANSPLANTATION IN THE US AND WORLDWIDE: OPTIONS FOR A BETTER SOLUTION (Invited Lecture)
D.M. Meyer, University of Texas Southwestern,Med Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA

ASSIST DEVICE IN THE ELDERLY (Invited Lecture)
R. Hetzer, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany

SIMULTANEOUS HEART-KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION (Invited Lecture)
M.R. Johnson, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA

UPDATE ON THE TREATMENT OF LEFT MAIN DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
B.F. Uretsky, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA

CALIFORNIA REVASCULARIZATION: PCI OUTCOMES IN THE SUNSHINE STATE (Invited Lecture)
S. Ram, T.G. Patel, L. Vazquez, Z. Li, PCI-CAMPOS Investigators, W.J. Bommer
University of California Davis, Medical Center, Davis, CA, USA

UPDATE ON THE USE OF IMPELLA ASSIST DEVICE FOR HIGH RISK PATIENTS UNDERGOING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTIONS (Invited Lecture)
M.R. Movahed, University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Tucson, AZ, USA

DEVICE CLOSURE OF ASD- LONG-TERM FOLLOW UP WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO COMPLICATIONS (Invited Lecture)
M. Sadiq, TheChildrens Hospital, Punjab Institute of Cardiology, Lahore, Pakistan

WHERE IS THE FINE BALANCE BETWEEN IMMUNESUPPRESSION AND MALIGNANCY IN CARDIAC TRANSPLANTION? (Invited Lecture)
N. Nair, Texas A&M HSC College of Medicine, Temple, TX, USA

MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES OF COMBINED SEVERE SYMPTOMATIC CAROTID AND CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
M. Abu-Fadel, University of Oklahoma HScC, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

THE NO-TOUCH SAPHENOUS VEIN AS THE PREFERRED SECOND CONDUIT FOR CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS SURGERY
M. Dreifaldt, J.D. Mannion, L. Bodin, H. Olsson, .L Zagozdzon, D. Souza
University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden

16:45 – 19:30                                                                                                                        Hall C

S25         Session
              SYSTEMIC AND PULMONARY HYPERTENSION, BASIC AND CLINICAL

INGESTION-TIME-DEPENDENT EFFECTS OF HYPERTENSION TREATMENT ON AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: THE HYGIA PROJECT
D.E. Ayala, M.T. Rios, J.J. Crespo, E. Sineiro, A. Moya, A. Otero, M. Dominguez, A. Mojon, J.R. Fernandez, R.C. Hermida
University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain

RENAL SYMPATHETHIC DENERVATION FOR RESISTANT HYPERTENSION IN THE REAL WORLD CLINICAL PRACTICE: PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF THE SYMPLICITY VENEZUELA REGISTRY
H.S. Casal, C. Collet, B. Burger, N. Beer, G. Varnagy, M. Herrera, I. Mendoza, J. Munoz,
C. Calderas, R. Lopez
Hospital de Clinicas Caracas, Venezuela

PREVALENCE OF HYPERTENSION IS HIGHER IN WOMEN WITH AN EXPERIENCE OF PRE-ECLAMPSIA
M.S. Shin, B.R. Kim, S.J. Park, S.W. Han, I.M. Chung, D.J. Choi, M.C. Cho
Gachon University Gil Hospital, Incheon, Korea

PROGNOSTIC VALUE FOR CARDIOVASCULAR RISK OF CLINIC AND AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
R.C Hermida, D.E. Ayala, A. Mojon, J.R. Fernandez
University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain

PREVALENCE OF HYPERTENSION AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH METABOLIC RISK FACTORS IN TYPE 2 DIABETIC PUNJABI POPULATION
R. Kapoor, R. Duggal, S. Kapoor, R. Kapoor
Carewell Heart & Superspeciality Hospital, Amritsar, Punjab, India

CARDIORESPIRATORY RESPONSE TO EXERCISE AFTER RENAL SYMPATHETIC DENERVATION IN RESISTANT HYPERTENSION
C. Ukena, F. Mahfoud, S. Ewen, I. Kindermann, M. Boehm
Innere Medizin III - Universitaetsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg/Saar, Germany

CORRELATION BETWEEN LVEDP AND PCWP IN PATIENTS WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION
W.I. Khalife, M. Morsy, T. Abu Sharifeh
UTMB, Galveston, Texas, USA

PREDICTORS OF PULMONARY HYPERTENSION IN PATIENTS WITH DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION
P. Rodriguez-Lozano, W.I. Khalife, M. Morsy, S. Mutnuri, A. Khan, J. Rodriguez
UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA

MISDIAGNOSIS EPILEPSY. ROLE OF TILT TABLE TESTING
J.P. Freitas, I Rangel, M.J. Maciel, F. Rocha-Goncalves
Servico Cardiologia, Hospital Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal

CLINICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE ACUTE EFFECTS OF POMEGRANATE JUICE ON BLOOD PRESSURE AND ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION IN PREHYPERTENSIVE INDIVIDUALS
S. Asgary, A. Sahebkar, M. Keshvari
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

13:30 – 18:30                                                                                                                     Poster Hall

P201       PROGRESS IN ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

ASSESSMENT OF MYOCARDIAL SCAR BY OPTISON ENHANCED ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
M.E. Aldridge, T.Z. Naqvi, A. Bamba
Keck Medical Center of USC, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

TRANSIENT ISCHEMIA: FEATURES NON-INVASIVE DIAGNOSIS OF TRANSIENT MYOCARDIAL PERFUSION DISTURBANCES
R.I. Litvinenko, S.N. Shulenin
Clinic of Internal Medicine Propaedeutics MMA, St. Petersburg, Russia

COMBINED MYOCARDIAL PERFORMANCE INDEX AND TRICUSPID ANNULAR PLANE SYSTOLIC EXCURSION AS PREDICTIVE ESTIMATOR IN PATIENTS WITH PRIMARY INFERIOR ST SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
H.G. Hayrapetyan, I.A. Arakelyan, P.S. Karakhanyan
Erebouni MC, Yerevan, Armenia

IMPAIRED LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC STIFFNESS IN PATIENTS WITH REPAIRED TETRALOGY OF FALLOT
F.Q. Huang, L. Zhong, J.L. Tan, T.T. Le, R.S. Tan
National Heart Centre, Singapore

COULD SEVERITY OF MITRAL ANNULAR CALCIFICATION PREDICT LEFT SIDED VALVULAR OR LEFT ATRIAL FUNCTIONAL ABNORMALITIES?
A.M. Abdel-Salam, K. El-Meniawy, M. Abdallah, G. Attia
Ain Shams University Hospitals, Cairo, Egypt

CORRELATION BETWEEN THE DOSE OF DOBUTAMINE AND ADDITIONAL USE OF ATROPINE TO ACHIEVE TARGET HEART RATES DURING DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAM (DSE) TEST AND CLINICAL OUTCOMES: A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS
J.H. Patel, M.K. Ishaq, S. Stavraki, C.A. Sivaram, P. Lozano, U. Thadani
University of Oklahoma HSC, and VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

COMPARISON OF TISSUE DOPPLER CHARACTERISTICS IN LV BASAL SEGMENTS BETWEEN DIABETIC AND NON DIABETIC PATIENTS
F. Ahmadi, M. Seiedian, T. Sahraee, F. Daeenejad, M. Nourizadeh, N. Asadinia
Cardiovascular Disease Research Center, Ahvaz Joundishapour University, Ahvaz, Iran

CLINICAL, ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC, AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS ASSOCIATED WITH NORMAL AGING
M. Hedayat, M.J. Mahmoudi, Z. Rahnamun, T. Sadeghi, S. Moradmand
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

P202       ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES, INTERVENTIONAL THERAPIES

TIMING OF REVASCULARIZATION AND OUTCOMES IN NON-ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (TRON STUDY)
W.L. Harris, G.S.Harris, S. Adusumalli, R.B. Daggubati
East Carolina University/Vidant Medical Center, Greenville, NC, USA

TRANSRADIAL PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION IN MEN VERSUS WOMEN - THE TRIM ANALYSIS
A.K. Chagarlamudi, S. Adusumalli, G.S. Harris, M. Patwardhan, R. Daggubati
East Carolina Heart Institute, Greenville, NC, USA

RISK PREDICTION OF CONTRAST-INDUCED NEPHROPATHY IN DIABETIC PATIENTS UNDERGOING PRIMARY PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION FOR ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
J. Sugioka, M. Inagaki, S. Fukuzawa, A. Ikeda, S. Okino, J. Maekawa, S. Maekawa,
S. Ichikawa, N. Kuroiwa, S .Okamoto
Funabahsi Municipal Medical Center, Chiba, Japan

CULPRIT VESSEL VERSUS COMPLETE MULTIVESSEL REVASCULARIZATION IN PATIENTS PRESENTING WITH ST-SEGMENT MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: A SINGLE CENTER RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS
R.S. Marok, L.W. Klein
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center Chicago, IL, USA

ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE IN PATIENTS WITH ST-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA
C.A. Rueda Rios, A. Damluji, L. Rueda, H. Salazar, A. Ferreira
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA

CLINICAL IMPACT OF CORONARY ARTERY PRIMARY STENTING IN PATIENTS WITH INFERIOR LEFT VENTRICULAR MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WITH ST SEGMENT ELEVATION
H.G. Hayrapetyan, K.G. Adamyan
Erebouni MC, Yerevan, Armenia

IMPACTS OF PCI IN-HOSPITAL OUTCOMES AND LIFE EXPECTANCY IN PATIENTS AFTER ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
T-H. Hsieh, L-M Tsai
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, College and Hospital of National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

PERI-PROCEDURAL HEMOGLOBIN DROP AND CREATININE CHANGE IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING SINGLE VESSEL PCI, A COMPARISON BETWEEN TRASRADIAL AND TRANSFEMORAL APPROACHES
M. Bheemarasetti, S. Sudhakar, S.A. Gilani, A.R. Al Emam, S. Cherry, A. Almomani, A. Kumar, A. Charif
UTMB, Galveston, Texas, USA

P203       CAD:  SECONDARY PREVENTION, CARDIAC REHAB, PROGNOSIS

LONG-TERM OUTCOME OF EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCKWAVE MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION THERAPY FOR REFRACTORY ANGINA
A.G. Alunni, D.M. D'Amico, S.P. Sbarra, M.S. Molinaro, M.S. Marra
Città della salute e della scienza di Torino, Turin, Italy

PHYSICAL REHABILTATION AT AN ARTERIAL HYPERTESION WITH SIMULATOR TRAINING 
F.Y. Mukharlyamov, A.N. Razumov, E.S. Ivanova
Moscow Medical University, Moscow, Russia

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE: AMBULATORY BLOOD PRESSURE DIAGNOSTIC THRESHOLDS OF HYPERTENSION IN BASED ON CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOMES
R.C. Hermida, D.E. Ayala, A. Mojon, J.R. Fernandez
University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain

DISTANCE GUIDANCE REINFORCEMENT PROGRAM AND ADHEREHCE OF THE TREATMENT OF DYSLIPIDEMIA IN PRIMARY CARE THE PRECAVER STUDY
J.F.K. Saraiva, L.S. Oliveira, A.T. Rocha, D.L. Dias, C.R. Rodrigues, V.M. Omar, P.A.P. Miranda, J.E.P. Neves,
A. Perscinotti
PUCCAMP, Campinas, SP Brazil

DURATION OF SURGERY AND POSTOPERATIVE ECG IN NON-CARDIAC PATIENTS UNDERGOING MAJOR ABDOMINO-PELVIC SURGERIES
H. Sakota, G. Youssef, A. Hassan, H. Kandil
Cardiology Department, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

EFFECTS OF CARDIAC REHABILITATION ON QUALITY OF LIFE
M. Saeidi, S. Mostafavi, H. Heidari
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

PREVALENCE OF POSTOPERATIVE ECG CHANGES IN NON-CARDIAC PATIENTS UNDERGOING MAJOR ABDOMINO-PELVIC SURGERIES
H. Sakota, G. Youssef, A. Hassan, H. Kandil
Cardiology Department, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

CARDIAC REHABILITATION IN OBESE PATIANTS
M. Saeidi, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

ISOLATED CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSION OF LEFT ANTERIOR DESCENDING ARTERY: FOLLOW-UP PATIENTS FOR 8 YEARS
M. Prokudina, I. Konstantinov, P. Mochalov, E. Bobrova, E. Karev, N. Malinina
Federal Center of Heart, Blood and Endocrinology. St. Petersburg, Russia

P204       INSIGHTS INTO MECHANISM AND MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

POSTOPERATIVE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER EUROSCORE, BUT NOT WITH HOSPITAL MORTALITY AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY
C. Chen-Scarabelli, G. Faggian, G. Petrilli, L. Saravolatz, J. Narula, T.M. Scarabelli
St John Hospital and Medical Center/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

DABIGATRAN IS AS SAFE AS WARFARIN FOR PERIPROCEDURAL ANTICOAGULATION IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ABLATION: META-ANALYSIS
A. Prasath, P. Kalamkar, N. Makki, P.D. Swaminathan, J. Clancy
Yale New Haven Hospital & Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA

PHARMACOLOGICAL CONVERSION OF RECENT ONSET ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: A RANDOMIZED STUDY OF PROPAFENONE AND AMIODARONE
H.S. Taha, M.S. Mashaal, R.M. Omar
Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

THE VALUE OF LAVI AND CHADSVASC AS PREDICTORS OF STROKE RECURRENCE IN PATIENTS WITH NO PRIOR AF: A SAUDI EXPERIENCE 
M.M. AlQaseer, A.K AlQarni, Y. Alawi, A.D. Jelani, B.I. Jugdutt
King AbdulAziz Hospital, National Guard Health Affairs, AlAhsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN PATIENT WITH DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION AND RISK OF ISCHEMIC STROKE 
P. Rodriguez-Lozano, W.I. Khalife, M. Morsy, J. Rodriguez, A. Khan, S. Mutnuri
UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA

ATRIAL ELECTROMECHANICAL INTERVAL IN THE PREDICTION OF RECURRENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING SUCCESSFUL ELECTRICAL CARDIOVERSION TO SINUS RHYTHM
K.G. Ulveling, M.J. Holmberg, T. Burns, A.M. Ayers, J. Go, A.N. Mooss
Creighton University, Omaha, NE, USA

SUCCESS RATES FOR MAINTENANCE OF SINUS RHYTHM WITH DIRECT CURRENT CARDIOVERSION AND AGGRESSIVE ANTI-ARRYTHMIC THERAPY IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
F.N.U Shailesh, S. Pant, S. Kasula, J. Russell, M. Abed, A.J. Deshmukh, H. Paydak, S. Vallurupalli
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ADDS TO THE BURDEN OF ISCHAEMIC STROKES IN A MULTI-ETHNIC SOUTHEAST ASIAN POPULATION
J. See, J. Chow
Changi General Hospital, Singapore

COULD HS.CRP LEVEL PREDICT RECURRENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER PHARMACOLOGICAL CARDIOVERSION IN PATIENTS WITH FIRST ATTACK OF LONE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION?
A.M. Abdel-Salam, A.A. El-Sayed, A.S. Sadek, A.M Desouky
Ain Shams University Hospitals, Banha Teaching Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

THE EFFECT OF SIMVASTATIN ON P-WAVE DISPERSION AND ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PARAMETERS AMONG HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS
M.P. Pomer-Oandasan, J.W. Elcano, R.E. Ramboyong
The Medical City, Pasig City, Philippines

USEFULNESS OF DABIGATRAN IN THE PATIENTS WITH NON VALVULAR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
T. Tomaru, M. Ueshima, T. Matsubara, E. Matsubara, Y. Sugiyama
Toho University Medical Center Sakura Hospital, Japan

SAFETY OF CLASS-1C ANTIARRHYTHMIC DRUG TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFTER EXCLUSION OF CORONARY CALCIFICATIONS BY CT - LONG TERM RESULTS
R. Wakili, M. Greif, F. von Ziegler, F. Schuessler, S. Clauss, H. Estner, S. Kaab, A Becker
Medical Department I, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich

IN HOSPITAL REGISTRY OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND MULTIVARIANT ANALYSIS
V.C. Borra, S.T. Sadagopan, V.B. Krishnan, L.S. Borra, J.A. Babburi
Sri Ramachandra University, Nagarjuna Hospitals, Chennai, India

 

P205       CARDIOVASCULAR ASPECTS IN RENAL DISEASE

ROLE OF RENAL DYSFUNCTION IN PREDICTING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN PATIENTS WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION AND CORRELATION WITH PRO-BNP 
P. Rodriguez-Lozano, W. Khalife, M. Morsy, J. Rodriguez, A. Khan, S. Mutnuri, UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA

RELATIONSHIP OF CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY & HOMOCYSTEINE LEVELS IN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE
N. Nand,  Post graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India.

 

P206       PERICARDITIS

LUPUS PERICARDITIS POST CARDIAC TAMPONADE SECONDARY TO MITRAL VALVULOPLASTY
S.H. Wan, F.C. Ernste, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA


P207       LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY / HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY

CLINICAL FEATURES OF DANON CARDIOMYOPATHY
Z. Tian, D-C. Zhao, Y. Zeng, Q-C. Cui, Q. Fang
Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science & Peking Union Medical College, Beijing China

CAN A PATIENT WITH FAMILY HISTORY OF HOCM WITH NEAR NORMAL ECHOCARDIOGRAM, BE AT HIGH RISK OF SUDDEN DEATH?
H.M. Shamsulddin, S. Kannagati, R. Mallareddy, T. Aung, J. Schiavone
Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, and Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

REPEAT ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC SCREENING IN SUBJECTS UNDERGOING SCREENING ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY FOR DETECTION OF HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY 
M.R. Movahed, S. Bates
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ,  USA,

MYOCARDIAL REMODELING AND OXIDATIVE STRESS IN CHRONIC HEMODIALYSIS (HD) PATIENTS 
Z. Dimitrijevic, S. Salinger-Martinovic, B. Mitic, K. Paunovic, T. Cvetkovic
Clinical Center Nis, Clinic of Nephrology, Nis, Serbia

 

P208       MISCELLANEOUS

EFFICACY AND SAFTY OF CITALOPRAM IN TREATMENT OF NEUROCARDIOGENIC SYNDROME: EARLY AND LATE FOLLOW UP
N.N. Kadri, A.N. Kadri, L.F. Nusairat
Jordan Hospital and Medical Center, Amman, Jordan

PREDICTORS OF DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE
P. Rodriguez-Lozano, W.I. Khalife, M. Morsy, J. Rodriguez, A. Khan, S. Mutnuri
UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA

ASSOCIATED MEDICAL CONDITIONS IN PATIENTS TREATED WITH THERAPEUTIC NORMOTHERMIA OR HYPOTHERMIA FOR CARDIOVASCULAR AND NEUROLOGICAL INDICATIONS
Y. Ji, A. Elkharbotly, T. Waters, M. Torosoff
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, USA

 

Saturday,
July 27, 2013

 

News

Reduced Registration Deadline:
July 15, 2013

Advance Program now online. new

The scientific program of the 18th World Congress on Heart Disease has been reviewed by the American Medical Association and approved for a maximum of 25.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Publication of Abstracts:
Accepted abstracts will be published in a special online only supplement issue of the journal CARDIOLOGY.

 

 

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