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Saturday,
July 26, 2014
Sunday,
July 27, 2014
Monday,
July 28, 2014
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
Poster Sessions Poster Sessions Poster Sessions

 

Sunday, July 27, 2014

08:30-11:15   Grand Ballroom
 

PL09    Plenary Session:
PATHOGENESIS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF AORTIC ANEURYSM AND PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE
 

Chairs:
S.M. Butman, Cottonwood, AZ, USA  
R. Manfredini, Ferrara, Italy

 
08:30 TEMPORAL VARIATION IN ACUTE AORTIC DISEASES: ONLY A RANDOM PHENOMENON? (Invited Lecture)
R. Manfredini
University of Ferrara, Italy
187
08:45 SUCCESSFUL EVAR PROGRAM FOR AAA IN A RURAL HOSPITAL (Invited Lecture)
S.M. Butman, J. Schor
Verde Valley Medical Center, Cottonwood, AZ, USA
188
09:00 REGULATORY T CELLS IN ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS (Invited Lecture)
Y. Zhou, J.S. Lindholt, W. Wu, P. Libby, G.P. Shi
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
189
09:15 GUILT BY ASSOCIATION: A PARADIGM FOR DETECTING A SILENT KILLER (THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM)  (Invited Lecture)
J.A. Elefteriades, A. Sang, G. Kuzmik, M. Hornick
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
190
09:30 CONTRADICTORY EFFECTS OF HYPERLIPIDEMIA AND DIABETES MELLITUS ON PROGRESSION OF ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM: PATHOBIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS (Invited Lecture)
S.D. Gertz, Y. Mintz, R. Beeri, C. Rubinstein, D. Gilon, L.Y. Gavish,
Y. Berlatzky, L. Appelbaum, L. Gavish
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
191
09:45 MOLECULAR DRIVERS OF VASCULAR REMODELING (Invited Lecture)
Z. Galis
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
192
10:00 POLYVASCULAR DISEASE:VASCULAR FUNCTION, IMAGING AND TREATMENT (Invited Lecture)
T. Tomaru, T. Matsubara, E. Mastubara
Toho University Sakura Hospital, Japan
193
10:15 USE OF FRACTION FLOW RESERVE TO PREDICT CHANGES OVER TIME IN MANAGEMENT OF SUPERFICIAL FEMORAL ARTERY (Invited Lecture)
A.S. Lotfi, S.K. Sivalingam, G.R. Giugliano, J. Ashraf, P. Visintainer
Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, USA
194
10:30 PERIPHERAL BLOOD- BUT NOT BONE MARROW-DERIVED ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELL THERAPY LIMITS EXPERIMENTAL ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM DEVELOPMENT
G. Franck, J. Dai, E. Allaire, M. Gervais
CNRS EAC 7054, Paris-Est Creteil University, Creteil, France
195
10:45 RAPAMYCIN INHIBITS THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM FORMATION THROUGH SUPPRESSION OF PRO-INFLAMMATORY MEDIATORS
J.M. Cao, Q.H. Wu, L. Geng, X.N. Chen, F. Wu, Y. Chen
Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai, China
196
11:00 IS CILOSTAZOL A GOOD CHOICE TO REDUCE RESTENOSIS AFTER PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE STENTING? A META-ANALYSIS
D. Garcia, M. Ansari, R. Nascimento, A. Benjo, C. Kwarteng, A. Ferreira, C. Alfonso, C. Mendoza
University Of Miami, Miller School of Medicine/ Jackson Memorial Hospital, FL, USA
197
11:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
08:30-11:00   Martha’s Vineyard

 

PL10   Plenary Session:
CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF CARDIOPROTECTION, CARDIAC REGENERATION AND REMODELING

Chairs:

Y. Birnbaum, Texas, USA
R.A. Kloner, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

08:30 REGULATION OF ENOS MRNA DESTABILIZATION VIA ROCK2-MEDIATED EEF1A1 PHOSPHORYLATION (Invited Lecture)
K. Noma, Y. Higashi, Y. Kihara, J.K. Liao
RIRBM, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
198
08:45 INFLAMMATION INDUCED APOPTOSIS IN THE INJURED MYOCARDIUM (Invited Lecture)
D.K. Singla, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA
199
09:00 PRIMING THE PROTEASOME BY PKG: A NOVEL CARDIOPROTECTIVE MECHANISM OF SILDENAFIL (Invited Lecture)
X. Wang, M.J. Ranek, E.J. Terpstra
Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD, USA
200
09:15 THE PIVOTAL ROLE OF L-ARGININE IN THE ISCHEMIC HEART PRECONDITIONING - A NANOMEDICAL APPROACH (Invited Lecture)
T. Malinski, S. Hollstrom, A. Jakubowski
Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA
201
09:30 DIABETES AND FAILED REGENERATIVE STRATEGIES (Invited Lecture)
F.W. Sellke
Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
202
09:45 THE EFFECT OF BENDAVIA ON ISCHEMIA/REPERFUSION INJURY, LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELING AND DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
R.A. Kloner, W. Dai, S.L. Hale, J. Shi, D. Brown
Good Samaritan Hospital/USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA
203
10:00

TICAGRELOR LIMITS MYOCARDIAL INFARCT SIZE- AN ADENOSINE AND COX2 DEPENDENT EFFECT (Invited Lecture)
M.K. Nanhwan, S. Lin, M. Kodakandla, S. Nylander, Y. Ye,
Y. Birnbaum
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA

204
10:15 ROLE OF microRNA IN CARDIOPROTECTION (Invited Lecture)
R.C. Kukreja
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA, USA
205
10:30 ROLE OF MINOCYCLINE IN MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA-REPERFUSION INJURY: AN OLD DRUG WITH NEW IMPLICATIONS (Invited Lecture)
T.M. Scarabelli
St John Hospital & Medical Center/Wayne State University SOM, USA
206
10:45 PROLYLHYDROXYLASES IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
N. Maulik, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
207
11:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
08:30 - 11:00   Nantucket
  S25   Session:  
CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING MODALITIES FOR EVALUATION OF CORONARY CIRCULATION, CARDIAC STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION

Chairs:

P.A. Pellikka, Rochester, MN, USA  
T. Tomaru, Sakura, Japan

 
08:30 A NEW CARDIAC MARKER DURING FIRST TRIMESTER SCREENING? DETECTION OF FETAL PULMONARY VEINS BY DOPPLER B MODE AND X FLOW BETWEEN 12-15 WEEKS OF GESTATION
A.L. Schenone, G. Giugni, M.H. Schenone, D. Majdalany
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
208
08:45 THE IMPACT OF CAROTID ARTERY ATHEROSCLEROSIS ON THE RISK OF ADVERSE CARDIAC EVENTS IS DEPENDENT ON THE PRESENCE OF PRE-EXISTENT CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
A. Steinvil, B. Sadeh, N.M. Borenstein, O. Havakuk, S. Greenberg, Y. Arbel,
M. Konigstein, A. Finkelstein, S. Banai, A. Halkin
Tel Aviv Medical Center affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
209
09:00 CARDIAC MRI AS A SENSITIVE SCREENING TOOL IN MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY
S.J. Campbell, J.T. Kissel, S.V. Raman
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
210
09:15 VALUE OF THORACIC AORTIC CALCIUM IN PREDICTION OF OBSTRUCTIVE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
M. Mohammadi, J. Shirani
St. Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
211
09:30 REAL TIME THREE DIMENSIONAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN VALVULAR PULMONARY STENOSIS AMONG PEDIATRIC AGE GROUP
S.S. Sheta, A.A. Abou Zeid, F.F. Shaltout, B.M. Moustafa, H.A. Abou Zekri,
H.H. Barakat
Cairo University Children Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt
212
09:45 A MULTIMODAL APPROACH TO IMAGE INFLAMMATORY LIPID-RICH ATHEROMATA USING AN INTEGRATED HIGH-SPEED INTRAVASCULAR OCT/NIRF CATHETER WITH A FDA-APPROVED INDOCYANINE GREEN
S.K. Lee, M.W. Lee, H.S. Cho, J.W. Song, H.S. Nam, D.J. Oh, K.S. Park,
W.Y. Oh, H.K. Yoo, J.W. Kim
Cardiovascular Center, Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
213
10:00 TISSUE DOPPLER IMAGING AND LATE-ONSET ANTHRACYCLINE-INDUCED SUB-CLINICAL CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN LONG TERM SURVIVORS OF CHILDHOOD CANCER 
R. Prakadeshwari, A. Lorenzana, A. Prabhu, S. Szpunar, P. Anne
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI, USA
214
10:15 THE RATIO OF VELOCITY TIME INTEGRAL OF LEFT VENTRICULAR OUTFLOW TRACT TO THE DESCENDING AORTA IS FIXED AND USEFUL FOR INTERNAL VALIDATION
R. Ranjan, E. Velez, A. Haldipur, N.B. Schiller
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
215
10:30 CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN ASYMPTOMATIC MALE ATHLETES AGED 45 YEARS OR OLDER WITH A LOW ESC SCORE RISK: THE EMERGING ROLE OF CORONARY CT ANGIOGRAPHY
T.L. Braber, A. Mosterd, N.H.J. Prakken, P.A.F.M. Doevendans, W.P.T.M. Mali,
F.J.G. Backx, R. Rienks, H.M. Nathoe, D.E. Grobbee, B.K. Velthuis
University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
216
10:45 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PREDICTORS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION PREVALENCE IN PATIENTS ON HEMODIALYSIS
T.A. Ahmad, P. Bhattacharya, V.K. Narasimha, A. Bhardwaj
Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
217
11:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
08:30 - 11:00   Adrienne Salon
  S26   Session:  
ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES:DETECTION, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

Chairs:

G.W. Barsness, Rochester, MN, USA
H.K. Reddy, Little Rock, AR, USA

 
08:30 ASSOCIATION OF VITAMIN D LEVELS TO SHORT AND LONG TERM MAJOR ADVERSE CARDIAC EVENTS AMONG ACS AND NON-ACS PATIENTS
F. Sy, H.T. May, A. Tandar, D.L. Lappé, J.L. Anderson, V.T. Le, J.B Muhlestein
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
218
08:45 THE PROGNOSTIC SIGNIFICANCE OF ELEVATED TROPONINS IN PATIENTS WITH SEPSIS: A META-ANALYSIS
O. Sheyin, W. Duan, O. Davies, X. Perez
Harlem Hospital Center, New York, New York, USA
219
09:00 CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF CORONARY ARTERY ANATOMY IN STRESS INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY
P. Krumenacher, A. Chau, D. Matel-Anderson, A. Ashine, R. Siegel, K. Ahn,
Y. Muirhead, S. Park, H. Kim, B. Choi
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
220
09:15 DOES SYNTAX SCORE PREDICT THE DEGREE OF PEAK TROPONIN ELEVATION IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES?
H.A. Bhatt, D.R. Sanghani, M.B. Perini, G.A. Fernaine
Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
221
09:30 INTER-RATER AGREEMENT FOR CHEST PAIN EVALUATION BETWEEN TRAINED ABSTRACTORS AND EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PHYSICIANS AT AN ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER
R.E. Davies, A. Foy
Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
222
09:45 INDUCTION OF AUTOLOGOUS BONE MARROW STEM CELLS BY LOW-LEVEL LASER THERAPY HAS BENEFICIAL EFFECTS ON THE INFARCTED PORCINE HEART FOLLOWING ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
G.A. Elbaz-Greener, U. Oron, Z. Vered, A. Blatt
Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 
223
10:00 DESCRIPTION OF IN-HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME IN VENEZUELA AND LATIN AMERICA (EPICOR STUDY)
K. Arai, N. Antepara, C. Delgado, M.L. Fariña, R. Uzcátegui, S. Beluche
Ascardio, Barquisimeto, Venezuela
224
10:15 INFLUENCE OF METEOROLOGICAL FACTORS ON IN-HOSPITAL MORTALITY IN PATIENTS ADMITTED WITH ST-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA
I. Ahmed, S.J. Voyce, I. Pallekonda, J. Snedeker
The Wright Center of Graduate Medical Education, Scranton, PA, USA
225
10:30 BLOOD TRANSFUSION IN PATIENTS WITH BLEEDING DURING ACUTE ST-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER IN-HOSPITAL MORTALITY 
D.A. Munawar, W. Aditya, M. Munawar
Binawaluya Cardiac Center, Jakarta, Indonesia
226
10:45 THE EFFECT OF SHORTENING FMC-DEVICE TIME (<90 MINUTES) IN ST-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (STEMI) PATIENTS TRANSFERED FROM NON-PCI CAPABLE HOSPITALS FOR PRIMARY PCI
Y. Nawaz, A. Qureshi, N. Subrayappa, N. Patel
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, USA
227
11:00 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
11:15-13:45   Grand Ballroom
 

PL11    Plenary Session:
VALVULAR/CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE, CARDIAC SURGERY
Joint Session with the Heart Valve Society of America
 

Chairs:
J.S. Borer, New York, NY, USA  
N.M. Rajamannan, Chicago, IL, USA

 
11:15 DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES IN CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE IN THE XXI CENTURY: IMPACT IN MANAGEMENT AND OUTCOMES (Invited Lecture)
A.J. Marelli
Mc Gill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
228
11:30 NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING ANALYSIS OF FAMILIES WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
N.E. Bowles, S.B. Bleyl, M.F. Leppert, C.B. Arrington
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
229
11:45 CARDIAC SURGERY IN THE ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE PATIENT: A SPECTRUM OF LESIONS (Invited Lecture)
B.N. Mora
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
230
12:00 AORTIC REGURGITATION: IMPACT OF PREOPERATIVE SYMPTOMS FOR POST-VALVE REPLACEMENT SURVIVAL ON PROGNOSTICATION FROM MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTILITY (Invited Lecture)
J.S. Borer, P.G. Supino, E.M. Herrold, C. Hochreiter, O.W. Isom,
K.H. Krieger, L.N. Girardi, N. Khan, D. Santarsieri
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
231
12:15 LOW GRADIENT SEVERE AORTIC STENOSIS: DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT (Invited Lecture)
H.P. Chaliki
Mayo Clinic, Arizona, USA
232
12:30 ATORVASTATIN ATTENUATES ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN THE VALVES AND FEMURS FROM HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIC LDLR-/- MICE AS=OP (Invited Lecture)
N.M. Rajamannan
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
233
12:45 A TALE OF TWO HEARTS: ANY NEW ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY TRICKS IN VALVULAR HEART DISEASE? (Invited Lecture)
S. Pislaru, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
234
13:00 TEMPORAL TRENDS IN VALVULAR HEART DISEASE IN NEW YORK STATE: THE LAST 30 YEARS (Invited Lecture)
P.G. Supino, O.Y. Hai, J.S. Borer
State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center, NY, USA
235
13:15 MECHANISMS OF HYPERTROPHY IN VALVULAR HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
N.T. Olsen
Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
236
13:30 DEVICE CLOSURE OF COMPLEX ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT IN ADULTS- ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS (Invited Lecture)
M. Sadiq, The Children's Hospital/The Institute of Child Health, Lahore. Pakistan
237
13:45 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
11:15-13:30   Martha’s Vineyard

 

PL12   Plenary Session:
ATRIAL ARRHYTHMIAS:TREATMENT AND SEQUELAE

Chairs:

T. Deneke, Bad Neustadt, Germany    
A. Martinez-Rubio, Sabadell, Spain

 

11:15 PREVENTION OF STROKE IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: ARE ALL ORAL DRUGS THE SAME? (Invited Lecture)
A. Martinez Rubio
University Hospital of Sabadell (Univ Autonoma de Barcelona), Sabadell, Spain
238
11:30 LEFT ATRIAL SIZE AND FUNCTION: ROLE IN PROGNOSIS (Invited Lecture)
B.D. Hoit
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
239
11:45 SILENT CEREBRAL LESIONS ASSOCIATED WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ABLATION (Invited Lecture)
T. Deneke, P. Müller, K. Nentwich, J. Krug, R. Schmitt, M. Roos, A. Schade
Heart Center Bad Neustadt, Bad Neustadt, Germany
240
12:00 ALDOSTERONE, COPEPTINE AND OTHER NEUROENDOCRINE MARKERS IN PATIENTS WITH STROKE (Invited Lecture)
D. Jezova, L. Krizova, B. Kollar, P. Siarnik, N. Hlavacova, A. Penesova,
P. Turcani
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
241
12:15 THROMBOEMBOLISM OR ATHERO-THROMBOEMBOLISM IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION? (Invited Lecture)
F. Violi
I Clinica Medica, University Sapienza, Roma, Italy
242
12:30 THE MOST COST EFFICIENT WAY TO CARDIOVERT A NEWBORN IN ATRIAL FLUTTER (Invited Lecture)
C. Snyder
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH, USA
243
12:45 MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FLUTTER (Invited Lecture)
H. Paydak
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
244
13:00 ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AND ITS ROLE IN COGNITIVE DECLINE (Invited Lecture)
K. Alagiakrishnan
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
245
13:15 DISCOVERY OF A NEW INDEX OF DUAL PATHWAY ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE CONDUCTION (Invited Lecture)
Y. Zhang, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, USA
246
13:30 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
11:15 - 14:00   Nantucket
  S27   Session:  
ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK / MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS

Chairs:

M.A. Alpert, Columbia, MO, USA    
S. Mora, Boston, MA, USA

 
11:15 RESIDUAL RISK FROM ELEVATED LIPOPROTEIN A BUT NOT APOLIPOPROTEIN B OR NON-HDL CHOLESTEROL AT HEART CENTERS FOR WOMEN
B.T. Costello, K. Lara, G. Lundberg, R. Doukky, L. Braun, A. Volgman
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
247
11:30 IMPACT OF CLINICAL AND THERAPEUTIC FACTORS ON INCIDENT CARDIO-CEREBROVASCULAR EVENTS IN A POPULATION-BASED COHORT OF HIV-INFECTED AND NON-HIV-INFECTED ADULTS
A. Tripathi, A.D. Liese, M.D. Winniford, A.A. Rizvi, J.M. Jerrell, J. Zhang
University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS, USA
248
11:45 CERTAIN CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS ARE SIGNIFICANT DETERMINANTS OF LONGEVITY IN INITIALLY HEALTHY WOMEN
S. Cheng, E. McCabe, M.A. Albert, I. Lee, J.E. Buring, R.J. Glynn, S. Mora
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
249
12:00 OPTIMIZING CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY PREDICTION IN RENAL DISEASE WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 
O. Sandu, I. Nastac, J. Uribarri
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
250
12:15 CHANGES IN TOTAL CHOLESTEROL LEVELS IN THE ICELANDIC POPULATION ARE NOT RELATED TO STATIN, BUT RATHER DIETARY FACTORS 
V. Gudnason, B. Thorsson, L. Steingrimsdottir, K. Andersen, G. Sigurdsson,
T. Aspelund
Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur, Iceland
251
12:30 NIASPIRIN: COMBINATIONS OF NIACIN WITH ASPIRIN TO REDUCE NIACIN INDUCED FLUSH
R. Thachil, P.S. Carson, S.S. Banka
Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
252
12:45 OMENTIN SIGNIFICANTLY PREDICTS CARDIOVASCULAR EVENTS INDEPENDENTLY FROM BASELINE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
C.H. Saely, A. Leiherer, A. Muendlein, A. Vonbank, P. Rein, K. Geiger, H. Drexel
Academic Teaching Hospital Feldkirch, Feldkirch, Austria
253
13:00 DESPERATELY NEEDED CARDIOVASCULAR EVENT OUTCOME STUDIES IN SOUTH ASIANS
H.N. Patel, N.T. Aggarwal, A. Khandelwal, A.S. Volgman
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
254
13:15 EFFECTS OF HDL-C AND CO-MORBIDITIES ON LONG-TERM OUTCOMES IN OPTIMALLY TREATED REVASCULARIZED CAD PATIENTS 
S.K. Padala, M.T. Torosoff, M.S. Sidhu, E. Granina, A.E. Seedhom, W.E. Boden
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA
256
13:30 THE EFFECT OF SIROLIMUS ON CHOLESTEROL CRYSTAL VOLUME EXPANSION: IMPLICATIONS FOR PLAQUE STABILIZATION
I. Baig, A. Janoudi, R. Huang, G.S. Abela
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
257
13:45 HIGHER HEART RATE IS INDEPENDENTLY ASSOCIATED WITH OBESITY
M.R. Movahed, C. Manrique, M. Hashemzadeh
CareMore Health Care Arizona, AZ, USA
258
14:00 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
11:15 - 13:15   Adrienne Salon
  S28   Session:  
MECHANISMS OF VASCULAR DISEASES

Chairs:

N.S. Dhalla, Winnipeg, MB, Canada  
Z.S. Galis, Bethesda, MD, USA

 
11:15 THE NOVEL SMALL LEUCINE-RICH REPEAT PROTEIN PODOCAN INHIBITS SMOOTH MUSCLE CELL ACTIVATION AND NEOINTIMA FORMATION VIA MODULATION OF THE CANONICAL WNT-PATHWAY AND IS DIFFERENTLY EXPRESSED IN HUMAN PRIMARY VERSUS RESTENOTIC CORONARY LESIONS
R. Hutter, W. Speidl, L. Huang, C. Gianarelli, J.J.J. Badimon, P. Klotman
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
259
11:30 MICRORNA-146A INDUCES ENDOTHELIAL PROGENITOR CELL APOPTOSIS AND SENESCENCE BY TARGETING PLK2 EXPRESSION
S. Zhu, S. Deng, C. Jia, D. Zhuo, Q. Ma, S. Ji, H. Wang,
P.J .Goldschmidt-Clermont, S. Ma, C. Dong
University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
260
11:45 CD137 SIGNALING INCLUDING FACTORS FROM T CELLS AND MACROPHAGES ACCELERATE UNSTABLE ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUE
I.H. Jung, J. Jin, D.Y. Kim, G.T. Oh
Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
261
12:00 MODULATION OF CYSTEINE-RICH PROTEIN 2 EXPRESSION IN VASCULAR INJURY AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS
C.H. Chen, H.H. Ho, M.L. Wu, M.D. Layne, S.F. Yet
National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Miaoli County, Taiwan
262
12:15 LINCRNA-P21 REGULATES NEOINTIMA FORMATION AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS BY ENHANCING P53 ACTIVITY
G.Z. Wu, Y. Han, C.Y. Chen, Z.P. Huang, J.H. Chen, X.Y. Hu, D.Z. Wang,
C.Y. Zeng
Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
263
12:30 PRO-ATHEROGENIC ACTIONS OF INTERFERON-GAMMA ON MACROPHAGES IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS
T.S. Davies, N. Li, J.E. McLaren, T.R. Hughes, D.P. Ramji
School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK 
264
12:45 HISTOMORPHOMETRIC CHANGES IN THE AORTA OF MICE WITH CHRONIC CHAGAS DISEASE UNDERGOING MILD EXERCISE
L. Brianezi, N.E.A. Lima, F.L.A. Fonseca, L.B.M. Maifrino
Adventist College Hortolandia, Hortolândia, SP, Brazil
265
13:00 URIC ACID PROMOTES CHEMOKINES AND ADHESION MOLECULES PRODUCTION IN VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL CELLS AND INCREASES THE MIGRATION AND ADHESION CAPACITIES VIA NUCLEAR FACTOR-KAPPA B SIGNALING PATHWAY
W.Y. Liang, X.Y. Zhu, X.R. Feng, Y.C. Wang, M.L. Liu
Peking University First Hospital, Beijing, China
266
13:15 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
14:00 - 16:30   Grand Ballroom
 

PL13   Plenary Session:
CARDIAC STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN FAILING AND NON-FAILING HEARTS
Joint Session with the American College of Cardiology / California Chapter


Chairs:
W.H. Gaasch, Burlington, MA, USA    
B.I. Jugdutt, Edmonton, AB, Canada

 
14:00 ADVERSE LEFT VENTRICULAR REMODELING, INCIDENT HEART FAILURE, AND VENTRICULAR ARRHYTHMIAS (Invited Lecture)
W.H. Gaasch
Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA, USA
295
14:15 AGING AND HEART FAILURE: UPDATE 2014 (Invited Lecture)
B.I. Jugdutt
University of Alberta and Hospitals, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 
296
14:30 HFpEF (HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION)  PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: IMPLICATIONS FOR THERAPEUTIC TARGETS (Invited Lecture)
D.M. Kaye
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
297
14:45 REGRESSION OF HYPERTROPHY (AND FIBROSIS?) IN HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
Y.J. Shimada, J.J. Passeri, A.L. Baggish, C. O'Callaghan, P.A. Lowry,
B.B. Ghoshhajra, C.Y. Ho, J.L. Januzzi, C.E. Seidman, M.A. Fifer
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
298
15:00 HEART FAILURE WITH PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION: A MISUNDERSTOOD SYNDROME IN SEARCH OF A THERAPY (Invited Lecture)
S.D. Solomon
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA 
299
15:15 HEART FAILURE RELATED TO CONSTRICTIVE AND RESTRICTIVE CARDIOMYOPATHY: ASSESSMENT BY ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
A.M. Amanullah
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
300
15:30 MECHANISTIC INSIGHTS INTO DIASTOLIC HEART FAILURE (HEART FAILURE [HF] PRESERVED EJECTION FRACTION) – WHAT PROGRESS HAVE WE MADE? (Invited Lecture)
F. Sam
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
301
15:45 DYNAMIC LVOT OBSTRUCTION -BEYOND HCM (Invited Lecture)
A. Chockalingam
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
302
16:00 LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC TOTAL OCCULSION OF LAD: LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP (Invited Lecture)
M. Prokudina, I. Konstantinov, N. Malinina, E. Bobrova, E. Karev
Federal Center of Heart, Blood and Endocrinology, St. Petersburg, Russia
303
16:15 RIGHT VENTRICULAR FAILURE AFTER IMPLANTATION OF LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICES (Invited Lecture)
A. Kalogeropoulos
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
304
16:30 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
14:00 - 16:15   Martha’s Vineyard
  PL14   Plenary Session:
NOVEL APPROACHES FOR VASCULAR THERAPIES

Chairs:

K. Maiese, Newark, NJ, USA  
J-F. Tanguay, Montreal, QC, Canada

 
14:00

PRECISION MEDICINE FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW: TARGETING MOLECULAR PATHWAYS FOR VASCULAR DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
K. Maiese
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA

305
14:15 SERPINS AS THERAPY – FROM VIRUS TO MAN (Invited Lecture)
A. Lucas
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
306
14:30 VASCULAR HEALING & BIORESORBABLE SCAFFOLDS: FROM PLATELETS, LEUKOCYTES TO ENDOTHELIAL CELLS (Invited Lecture)
J-F. Tanguay
Université de Montréal, Canada
307
14:45

CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS AND ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
C. Chen, Q. Yao
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

308
15:00 MANAGING ANGINA AND RISK VIA IMPROVED ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION: THE EECP MODEL (Invited Lecture)
G. Barsness
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
309
15:15 INDOXYL SULFATE AND CARDIO-RENAL SYNDROME; THE ROLE OF ARYL HYDROCARBON RECEPTOR (Invited Lecture)
T. Morita
Toho University Omori Medical Center, Ota-ku, Tokyo, Japan
310
15:30

SYNERGISTIC REDUCTION OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS BY THE COMBINED LXR LIGAND AND ERK1/2 INHIBITOR---A MULTIPLE MECHANISMS DEPENDENT PATHWAY (Invited Lecture)
Y. Chen, Y. Duan, X. Yang, L. Sun, J. Han
Nankai University, Tianjin, China

311
15:45 RESCUE OF PHYSIOLOGIC VASCULAR REPAIR BY CASPASE-INHIBITION: A NOVEL APPROACH TO BETTER TREAT ADVANCED ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
R. Hutter
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
312
16:00 TRANSLATION OF GENOMIC DISCOVERIES FOR CAD: FUNCTIONAL STUDIES OF ADAMTS7 AS AN EXAMPLE (Invited Lecture)
M.P. Reilly
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
313
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
14:00 - 16:30   Nantucket
  S29  Session:
ARRHYTHMIA I:SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH / ADVANCES IN IMPLANTABLE RHYTHM DEVICE THERAPY

Chairs:

S.C. Dudley, Providence, RI, USA      
C. Snyder, Cleveland, OH, USA

 
14:00 SMOKING STATUS AND SURVIVAL AFTER IN-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST – THE SMOKER’S PARADOX REVISITED
T. Gupta, D. Kolte, S. Khera, W.S. Aronow, C. Palaniswamy, M. Mujib,
A. Ahmed, D. Jain, G.C. Fonarow, S. Iwai, P. Eugenio, S. Lessner, J.A. Panza
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
314
14:15 A NOVEL APPROACH FOR BIVENTRICULAR PACING: UTILIZING TEMPORARY CORONARY SINUS CATHETER GUIDANCE VIA FEMORAL VEIN APPROACH
H. Paydak, S. Pant, H. Dajani, A. Sheikh, J. Aasbo, D. Singh
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
315
14:30 BASELINE PROLONGED T-PEAK TO T-END/QT INTERVAL MAY PREDICT MORTALITY BUT NOT SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS
B.M. Saour, J.H. Wang, M.S. Sidhu, R.O. Mathew, D.L. Ernst, J.D. Sacco,
W.E. Boden
Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, USA
316
14:45 SAFETY AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF SYNCOPE EVALUATION UNIT
P.P. Shah, S. Bajaj, N.L. Chang, H. Ng, G. Kurtz, C. Johnson, H. Virk,
M. Bikkina, F. Shamoon
Department of Cardiology at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson, NJ, USA
317
15:00 ARRHYTHMIC OUTCOMES IN ARRHYTHMOGENIC CARDIOMYOPATHY WITH IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILATOR
J.M. Lopez-Ayala, J.J. Sanchez-Munoz, M. Salar-Alcaraz, P. Penafiel-Verdu,
M.J. Oliva-Sandoval, D. Lopez-Cuenca, I. Gomez-Milanes, M. Valdes,
J.R. Gimeno
Virgen de la Arrixaca University Hospital, University of Murcia, El Palmar, Murcia, Spain
318
15:15 CIRCULATING MICRORNA CHANGES IN CRT RESPONDERS
C. Sardu, G. Paolisso, R. Marfella
Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
319
15:30 THORACOSCOPIC PERICARDIAL PATCH INSULATION FOR INTRACTABLE PHRENIC NERVE STIMULATION FOLLOWING CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION
B.H. Kirmani, N. Mediratta, C. Toolan, J. McKevith, J. Wright, A. Rao
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Liverpool, Mersey, UK
320
15:45 MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING CONDITIONAL PACEMAKER: TREND SETTING TECHNOLOGY – A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE
L.H. Chebrolu, A. Abichandani, D. Prutzman, E. Mascanrenhas, G. Ferreti,
M. Averbach, J. Shirani, D. Traub
St Luke's University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA, USA
321
16:00 SUBCUTANEOUS IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATOR IMPLANTATION IN PATIENTS AFTER DEVICE EXTRACTION
A. Gupta, F. Subzposh, H. Saltzman, S.P. Kutalek
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
322
16:15 LOW-ENERGY DIETS: AN IMPORTANT CAUSE FOR ACQUIRED LONG QT SYNDROME AND UNEXPECTED SUDDEN DEATH
D.B. Petrov, M.H. Milanova
Emergency Hospital Pirigov, Sofia, Bulgaria
323
16:30 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
14:00 - 16:15   Adrienne Salon
  S30 Session:
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY / ANTITHROMBOTIC AND ANTIPLATELET THERAPY FOR PCI

Chairs:

A. Kumar, Amritsar, India
J.D. Marsh, Little Rock, AR, USA

 
14:00 NEW ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER: CURRENT STATE OF EVIDENCE
P. Sardar, S. Chatterjee, E. Herzog, G. Pekler, S. Mushiyev, L.J. Pastori,
F. Visco, W.S. Aronow 
New York Medical College, Department of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
324
14:15 THE IMPACT OF THE DISTANCE FROM THE INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGIST’S HOME TO THE HOSPITAL DURING OFF HOURS. IS THERE A NEED FOR 24/7 IN HOSPITAL STEMI TEAM?
A. Lotfi, G. Alreja, M.A. Kashef, G.R. Giugliano, J. Garb, M. Schweiger
Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
325
14:30 EFFECTS AROUND DRUG-ELUTING STENTS
P.R.S Vijayaratnam, T.J. Barber, J.A. Reizes
University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
326
14:45 SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF DEGRADABLE VS. PERMANENT POLYMER DRUG-ELUTING STENTS.  A META-ANALYSIS OF 18,395 PATIENTS FROM RANDOMIZED TRIALS
Y. Wang, S. Liu, Y. Luo, F. Wang, H. Liu, L.g Li, X. Zhao, L. Huang
Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, P.R. China
327
15:00 OUTCOMES OF PFTE COVERED STENTS IMPLANTED DURING PCI FOR MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE CORONARY PERFORATION
B.C. Barnett, G. Berrio, D.S. Gantt
Texas A&M/Baylor-Scott and White Hospital, Temple, TX, USA
328
15:15 MID-TERM OUTCOMES OF HIGH RISK LEFT MAIN CORONARY ARTERY PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION (PCI) IN AN ELDERLY POPULATION
A.M. Pineda, C.G. Mihos,S. Horvath, F.O. Nascimento, S.K. Kodali,
A.J. Kirtane, N. Beohar
Columbia University Division of Cardiology at Mount Sinai Heart Institute, Miami Beach, FL, USA
329
15:30 LONG-TERM OUTCOMES OF PERCUTANEOUS TREATMENT OF LEFT MAIN: DEDICATED STENT VERSUS USUAL TREATMENT WITH DES
F.J. Martinez-Garcia, L.A. Iñigo-Garcia, L. Fernandez-Lopez,
O .Sanz-Vazquez, J.R. Siles-Rubio, A. Ramirez-Moreno, F. Ruiz-Mateas
Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella, Spain
330
15:45 OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS TREATED WITH DRUG ELUTING STENTS WITH BIODEGRADABLE VERSUS BIOSTABLE POLYMER
L.A. Iñigo-Garcia, L. Fernandez-Lopez, J.R. Siles-Rubio, A. Ramirez-Moreno,
O. Sanz-Vazquez, A. Urbaneja-Salas, P. Chincurreta-Capote1,
J. Muñoz-Bellido, M. Pombo-Jimenez, F. Ruiz-Mateas
Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella, Malaga, Spain
331
16:00 INTER-PROVIDER VARIATION IN DIAGNOSES AND CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION USE
N. Agarwal, L. Burke, C. Schmalfuss, D.E. Winchester
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
332
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
16:45-19:00   Grand Ballroom
  PL15   Plenary Session:
HYPERTENSION RISK AND MANAGEMENT

Chairs:

W.S. Aronow, Valhalla, NY, USA  
A.H.J. Danser, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 
16:45 2014 UPDATE ON MANAGEMENT OF HYPERTENSION (Invited Lecture)
W.S. Aronow
Westchester Medical Center/New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
333
17:00 OPTIMAL BLOOD PRESSURE LEVELS IN THE ELDERLY? RESULTS OF REGARDS STUDY. SHOULD WE CORRECT THE GUIDELINES? (Invited Lecture)
M. Banach, S. Bromfield, G. Howard, V.J. Howard, A. Zanchetti, W.S. Aronow,
A. Ahmed, M.S. Safford, P. Muntner
Medical University of Lodz, Poland
334
17:15 DUAL AT1 RECEPTOR/NEPRILYSIN INHIBITION ('ARNI') IN HYPERTENSION: AN IMPROVEMENT VERSUS AT1 RECEPTOR BLOCKADE?  (Invited Lecture)
A.H.J. Danser, L.C.W. Roksnoer, W.W. Batenburg
Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
335
17:30 GI PROTEINS, NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE RECEPTOR C AND REGULATION OF BLOOD PRESSURE  (Invited Lecture)
Y. Li, O. Sarkar, M. Brochu, M. Anand-Srivastava
University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 
336
17:45 ANTIHYPERTENSIVE EFFECT OF FLAXSEED (Invited Lecture)
K. Prasad
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
337
18:00 NON PHARMACOLOGICAL AND CATHETER BASED THERAPY OF DIFFICULT TO TREAT (D2T) HYPERTENSION (Invited Lecture)
S.K. Koshy, L.K. George
UT Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN, USA
338
18:15 BLOOD PRESSURE AND THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AMONG PATIENTSWITH TYPE 2 DIABETES (Invited Lecture)
G. Hu
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
339
18:30 SLEEP-TIME BLOOD PRESSURE AS A THERAPEUTIC TARGET FOR CARDIOVASCULAR RISK REDUCTION (Invited Lecture)
R.C. Hermida, D.E. Ayala, A. Mojon, J.R. Fernandez
Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
340
18:45 PREVALENCE AND CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS OF SLEEP-TIMEHYPERTENSION (Invited Lecture)
D.E. Ayala, R.C. Hermida
Campus Universitario, Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain
341
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
16:45 - 19:15   Martha’s Vineyard
 

PL16   Plenary Session:
ADVANCES IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY / CAROTID AND CORONARY REVASCULARIZATION / HEART TRANSPLANTATION


Chairs:
B.F. Uretsky, Little Rock, AR, USA
G.W. Vetrovec, Richmond, VA, USA

 
16:45 PERICUTANEOUS HEMODYNAMIC SUPPORT FOR HIGH RISK PCI: INDICATIONS AND RESULTS (Invited Lecture)
G.W. Vetrovec
VCU Medical Center Richmond, VA, USA
342
17:00 THE TREATMENT OF THE CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSION (Invited Lecture)
B.F. Uretsky
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
343
17:15 PCI VERSUS CABG IN MULTIPLE VESSEL CAD (Invited Lecture)
A. Kumar
Govt Medical College/GND Hospital, Amritsar, India
344
17:30 UPDATE ON CORONARY BIFURCATION CLASSIFICATION AND TECHNIQUES (Invited Lecture)
M.R. Movahed
The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson, AZ, USA
345
17:45 MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES OF COMBINED SEVERE SYMPTOMATIC CAROTID & CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
M.S. Abu-Fadel
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
346
18:00 BIOMARKERS IN CARDIAC ALLOGRAFT VASCULOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
N. Nair
Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA, USA
347
18:15 ASSOCIATION OF COAGULOPATHY AND IN-HOSPITAL MORTALITY AMONG HEART TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS (Invited Lecture)
M. Mujib, W.S. Aronow, G.M. Lanier, D. Kolte, S. Khera, C. Palaniswamy,
P. Harikrishnan, C. Iragavarapu, T. Ahmed, D. Jain, S. Sule, G.C. Fonarow,
A. Ahmed, W.H. Frishman, A.L. Gass, S.D. Prabhu, J.A. Panza
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
348
18:30 SHOULD CILOSTAZOL BE INCLUDED INTO THE TREATMENT POST CAROTID STENTING? : A META-ANALYSIS
D. Garcia, M. Ansari, A. Benjo, R. Nascimento, G. ElHayek, A. Ghatak,
A. Schob, C. Mendoza, A. Ferreira
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital – Miami, FL, USA
349
18:45 DECREASED INCIDENCE OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION FOLLOWING OPEN HEART SURGERY USING MODIFIED DEL NIDO CARDIOPLEGIA
D. Loberman, R.C. Neely, D. Fitsgerald, S. McGurk, T.K. Rajab, I. Gosev,
A. Grewal, L.H. Cohn, M. Leacche, S.F. Aranki
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
350
19:00 CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE IS ASSOCIATED WITH WORSE SURVIVAL IN PATIENTS RECEIVING HEART TRANSPLANT: ANALYSIS FROM UNOS REGISTRY
S.G. Al-Kindi, M.Y. Qattan, M. Ginwalla, C. ElAmm, G.H. Oliveira
University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
351
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
16:45 - 19:45   Nantucket
 

S31  Session:
ARRHYTHMIA II:DIAGNOSIS, DRUG THERAPY, ABLATION

Chair:
H. Paydak, Little Rock, AR, USA

 
16:45 ASSOCIATION OF VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
F. Shah, A. Mohamed, D. Doukas, G. Cotseones, K. Machnica, M.G. Rabbat
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
352
17:00 BRIEF EPISODES OF SILENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION PREDICT CLINICAL VASCULAR BRAIN DISEASE IN TYPE 2 DIABETIC PATIENTS
C. Sardu, G. Paolisso, R. Marfella
Second University of Naples, Department of Geriatric and Metabolic Diseases, Naples, Italy
353
17:15 ADENOSINE A2A RECEPTORS FUNCTION IN VASOVAGAL SYNCOPE
R. Guieu, N. Kipson, F. Franceschi, J. Fromonot, J. Condo, J.C. Deharo,
M. Brignole, E. Fenouillet, J. Ruf
Aix Marseille University and IRBA, Marseille, France
354
17:30 PREGNANCY IS ASSOCIATED WITH AN INCREASED DENSITY OF THE PACEMAKER CURRENT I-F IN MURINE SINOATRIAL NODE
N. El Khoury, S. Mathieu, L. Marger, J. Ross, G. El Gebeily, N. Ethier, C. Fiset
Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
355
17:45 ADOPTION OF SMARTPHONES, TABLETS AND MOBILE APPLICATIONS AMONG PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
V. Benvenuto, G. Baquero, D. Scher, S. LaPine, S. Hess, J. Fragin, K. Heron,
L. Douglas, W. Curry, J. Banchs
Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
356
18:00 PULMONARY VEIN ANTUM CIRCULAR ABLATION PLUS LONGITUDINAL MAPPING AND ABLATION TO THE RESIDUAL MUSCULATURE FASCICLES OF THE PULMONARY VEINS IMPROVES THE IMMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM EFFICACY OF PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
C. Lu, Y. Zhang, R. Zhang, Q. Xu, Y. Huang, M. Liu
PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China
357
18:15 SCREENING FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION USING A BLOOD PRESSURE MONITOR: OMRON VS MICROLIFE
J. Wiesel, B.Z. Arbesfeld, D. Schechter
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
358
18:30 IMPACT OF CATHETER ABLATION ON P-WAVE PARAMETERS ON 12- LEAD ELECTROCARDIOGRAM IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION 
A. Maan, M. Mansour, J.N. Ruskin, E.K. Heist
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
359
18:45 TO DESCRIBE OUR EXPERIENCE WITH ARCTIC FRONT ADVANCE CRYOBALLOON ABLATION SYSTEM IN THE TREATMENT OF PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AT A HIGH VOLUME CENTER IN THE U.S.
S. Banga, N. Chalfoun, D. Elmouchi, A. Gauri, M. Dahu, B. Finta
GRMEP, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
360
19:00 DOES TREATMENT STRATEGY FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AFFECT MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTILITY?
V. Podzolkov, A. Tarzimanova, M. Pisarev, I. Loriya, L. Mohammadi
First Moscow State Medical University I.M. Sechenov, Moscow, Russia
361
19:15 COMPARISON OF VARIOUS FATTY ACID ROLES ON THE RISK OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AMONG ADULT TAIWANESE FROM A COMMUNITY-BASED COHORT STUDY
K.L. Chien, H.C. Hsu, P.C. Chen, H.J. Lin, T.C. Su, M.F. Chen, Y.T. Lee
College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
362
19:30 ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL STUDIES IN PATIENTS WITH PAROXYSMAL TACHYCARDIA WITHOUT ECG DOCUMENTATION: PREVALENCE OF INDUCIBLE ARRHYTHMIAS AND CLINICAL OUTCOME. A PROSPECTIVE REGISTRY
J. Lauschke, J. Schneider, R. Schneider, C. Nesselmann, T. Tischer,
D. Bansch
University Medical Center, Rostock, Germany
363
SUNDAY, July 27, 2014
16:45 - 18:45   Adrienne Salon
  S32  Session:
MOLECULAR / CELLULAR SURVIVAL AND REGENERATION IN CARDIAC DISEASE

Chairs:

T. Malinski, Athens, OH, USA
N. Maulik, Farmington, CT, USA

 
16:45 IVABRADINE INHIBITS APOPTOSIS AND NECROSIS IN PRIMARY AND CULTURED CARDIAC MYOCYTES EXPOSED TO HYPOXIA REOXYGENATION INSULT THROUGH ITS HCN CHANNEL BLOCKING ACTIVITY
P.K. Witting, A.C. McMahon, H-B Kim, A-M Maw, S.B. Freedman
The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
364
17:00 RANOLAZINE ADMINISTERED AFTER DOXORUBICIN TREATMENT, PREVENTS CARDIOTOXICITY IN MICE
N. Maurea, C. Coppola, G. Piscopo, D. Rea, C. Maurea, F. Galletta,
E. Esposito, I. Capasso, C. Arra, R.V. Iaffaioli
National Cancer Institute Pascale Foundation IRCCS, Naples, Italy
365
17:15 REMOTE ISCHAEMIC PRECONDITIONING ATTENUATES EGR-1 EXPRESSION FOLLOWING MYOCARDIAL ISCHAEMIA REPERFUSION INJURY THROUGH ACTIVATION OF THE JAK-STAT PATHWAY, NITRIC OXIDE SIGNALLING AND SUPEROXIDE GENERATED BY NADPH OXIDASES
H. Mudaliar, B. Rayner, M. Billah, W. Lay, R. Bhindi
Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
366
17:30 ALPHA LINOLENIC ACID-RICH FLAXSEED REGULATES SURVIVAL IN CARDIOMYOCYTES
F. Carotenuto, M. Minieri, S. Melino, P. Di Nardo
Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
367
17:45 BRANCHED-CHAIN AMINO ACIDS PREVENT HEART FAILURE IN RATS
Y. Tanada, T, Shioi, A. Kawamoto, J. Okuda, T. Kimura
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
368
18:00 DECIPHERING THE SYSTEMS BIOLOGY OF MICRORNAS IN PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
S.Y. Chan
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
369
18:15 PROTEIN TYROSINE PHOSPHATASES AS NOVEL THERAPEUTIC TARGET AGAINST ACUTE CARDIAC ISCHEMIA
C.F. Cheng, Y.Y. Chen, W.S. Lian, K.H. Khoo, T.C. Meng
Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
370
18:30 OPTICAL MOLECULAR IMAGING OF ATHEROMA INFLAMMATION IN MURINE CAROTID PLAQUES WITH A NOVEL, MANNOSE RECEPTOR TARGETING NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENCE PROBE
J.B. Kim, K.S. Park, J.H. Ryu, J.W. Song, O.K. Park, D.J. Oh, D.G. Gweon, H.K. Yoo, J.W. Kim
Korea University Guro Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
371
 

 

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