Opening Lectures

 

Lectures presented at the Opening Ceremony of the World Congress of Heart Disease meetings.

Since 2005, the Opening Lecture has been presented as the J.H.C Swan Memorial Lecture.

1989 HEART FAILURE: ETIOLOGICAL MODELS AND THERAPEUTIC IMPLICATIONS
Edmund H. Sonnenblick, USA
 
1993 THE MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF CARDIAC HYPERTROPHY AND FAILURE:
THE POTENTIAL FOR MOLECULAR INTERVENTION
Robert Roberts, USA
 
1995 CARDIOMYOPATHY OF OVERLOAD: AN UNNATURAL GROWTH RESPONSE IN THE FAILING HEART
Arnold M. Katz, USA
 
1996 PREVENTION OF HEART FAILURE - FEASIBLE AND DESIRABLE
Kanu Chatterjee, USA
 
1997 MORPHOLOGICAL AND FUNCTIONAL TRANSFORMATION OF THE LEFT VENTRICLE IN HEART FAILURE
Sidney Goldstein, USA
 
1998 PREVENTION OF CORONARY DISEASE EVENTS: MYTHS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Harold J.C. Swan, USA
 
1999 NEW CONCEPTS CONCERNING THE CELL BIOLOGY OF VULNERABLE PLAQUES
James S. Forrester, USA
 
2000 THE CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BASIS OF HEART FAILURE IN VALVULAR REGURGITATION:
RELATION TO CLINICAL OUTCOME
Jeffrey S. Borer, USA
 
2001 MODERN PERSPECTIVES ON DISEASES OF THE THORACIC AORTA
John A. Elefteriades, USA
 
2002 GENETIC MECHANISMS OF HEART FAILURE
Jeffrey A. Towbin, USA
 
2003 HEART FAILURE AND THE NEED FOR DEVICE THERAPY
William T. Abraham, USA
 
2005 INTEGRATION OF CARDIAC MRI, CARDIAC CT SCANNING, AND NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY IN CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS WITH KNOWN OR SUSPECTED CHRONIC CAD: WHICH TEST IN WHICH PATIENT?
Daniel S. Berman, USA
 
2007 HOW BEST TO IDENTIFY PATIENTS AT RISK FOR SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH
Michael E. Cain, USA
 
2008 WOMEN AND HEART DISEASE IN THE POST-WHI ERA
Elizabeth L. Barrett-Connor, USA
 
2010 VOODOO DEATH REVISITED: THE MODERN LESSONS OF NEUROCARDIOLOGY
Martin A. Samuels, USA
 
2011 ANGIOGENESIS IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS: MECHANISM, ROLE AND THERAPEUTIC IMPLICATION
Jawahar L. Mehta , USA
 
2012 PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY: NEW CONCEPTS IN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT
U
ri Elkayam, USA
 
   

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News

Reduced Registration Deadline:
July 15, 2013

Final 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 25.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Publication of Abstracts: new
Abstracts were published in a special online only supplement issue of the journal CARDIOLOGY.
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