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Sunday,
July 28, 2013

 

SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2013

08:30 – 11:15                                                                                                                        Hall A

PL07       Plenary Session
PATHOGENESIS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF AORTIC ANEURYSMS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE

IGE ACTIVITIES ON CD4+ T CELLS ARE EQUALLY IMPORTANT TO THOSE ON MAST CELLS IN EXPERIMENTAL ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS (Invited Lecture)
J. Wang, J.S. Lindholt, P. Libby, G.P. Shi

LESSONS FROM ANIMAL MODELS OF ARTERIAL ANEURYSM (Invited Lecture)
S. David Gertz, The Hebrew University - Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

PRACTICAL GENETICS OF THORACIC AORTIC ANEURYSM (Invited Lecture)
J.A. Elefteriades, Aortic Institute at Yale-New Haven, New Haven, CT, USA

UPDATE ON AHA GUIDELINES FOR MANAGEMENT OF THORACIC AORTIC DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
A.T. Yetman, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

POLYVASCULAR DISEASE: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT (Invited Lecture)
T. Tomaru, Toho University Sakura Hospital, Japan

DRUG ELUTING BALLOONS AND STENTS FOR ENDOVASCULAR TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
S. Banerjee, VA North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX, USA

A NEW CONCEPT OF STENT: THE MULTILAYER FLOW MODULATOR STENT IN THE TREATMENT OF THORACO ABDOMINAL AND ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSMS (Invited Lecture)
M. Henry, A. Benjelloun, I. Henry, Nancy, France

CORRELATION BETWEEN AORTIC ROOT DILATION AND DIASTOLIC DYSFUNCTION
P. Rodriguez-Lozano, W.I. Khalife, M. Morsy, S. Mutnuri, A. Khan
UTMB, Galveston, TX, USA

THE DA VINCI ROBOT AND NEW ERA OF VASCULAR SURGERY
P. Stadler, L. Dvoracek, P. Vitasek, P. Matouš
Na Homolce Hospital, Praha, Czech Republic

ENDOVENOUS ABLATION THERAPY FOR TREATMENT OF VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY: COMPARATIVE STUDY EVALUATING EFFICACY BETWEEN LASWER AND RADIOFREQUENY IN SYMPTOMATIC VENOUS INSUFFICIENCY
L.M. Slusher, Niyanthesh A. Reddy, Navya A. Reddy, D.L. Slusher, Nagendar A. Reddy
Lorven Heart & Vascular Institute, Ocala, FL, USA

TOTAL RECONSTRUCTION OF VENTRICULO-AORTIC JUNCTION USING AN AUTOLOGOUS CONDUIT AND A STENTLESS AORTIC BIOPROSTHESIS
P. Totaro, G. Zattera, F. Amoroso, D. Di Perna, C.L. Ngo Yon, A. Mazzola
IRCCS Foundation San Matteo, Pavia, Italy


08:30 – 11:00                                                                                                                        Hall B

PL08       Plenary Session
VASCULAR BIOLOGY, IMMUNE MEDIATED SURVIVAL AND OXIDATIVE STRESS

STATIN EFFECTS BEYOND LIPID LOWERING: ATORVASTATIN INHIBITION OF MYOCARDIN EXPRESSION IN VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE (Invited Lecture)
X.L. Zheng, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada

CROSS-TALK BETWEEN NADPH OXIDASE AND MITOCHONDRIA FOR ROS-DEPENDENT VEGF SIGNALING AND ANGIOGENESIS (Invited Lecture)
M. Ushio-Fukai, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

mTOR SIGNALING IN VASCULAR AND IMMUNE MEDIATED DISEASE(Invited Lecture)
K. Maiese, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma, Jersey City, NJ, USA

CORONARY VASOMOTOR REGULATION BY ENDOTHELIN-1 AND OXIDATIVE STRESS (Invited Lecture)
L. Kuo, G. Lu, T.W. Hein, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX, USA

IL-10 AND INNATE SIGNALING IN CARDIOMYOCYTE PROTECTION(Invited Lecture)
A. Bagchi, A. Sharma, G. Akolkar, P.K. Singal
St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre, Winnipeg, MN, Canada

THE ROLE OF NITRIC OXIDE/PEROXYNITRITE IMBALANCE IN THE ISCHEMIC HEART (Invited Lecture)
H. Wang, T. Malinski, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA

DIHYDROFOLATE REDUCTASE IN CARDIOVASCULAR PATHOPHYSIOLOGY (Invited Lecture)
H. Cai, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA, USA

HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA-INDUCED OXIDATIVE STRESS IN THE HEART (Invited Lecture)
K. Prasad, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada

EFFECTS AND MECHANISM OF DENDRITIC CELLS DERIVED EXOSOMES IMMUNIZATION AGAINST ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN DIABETIC LDLR KNOCKOUT MICE
C. Liang, X. Wang, Z.Q. He, L. Zhu, F. Wu, Z.Q. Wu, Changzhen Hospital, Shanghai, China

CD137 DEFICIENCY REDUCES THE DEVELOPMENT AND PLAQUE INSTABILITY OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
G.T. Oh, I.H. Jung, J. Jin, D.Y. Kim
Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea

08:30 – 11:30                                                                                                                        Hall C

S26         Session
NEW DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES

SAFETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC CONTRAST IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH PULMONARY HYPERTENSION: A MULTICENTER STUDY
V. Suma, O. Wever-Pinzon, A. Ahuja, J. Romero, N. Sareen, S.A. Henry, M.D. Zunino,
F.F. Chaudhry, R.S. Suryadevara, F.A. Chaudhry
North Shore University Hospital, Hofstra NS-LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, NY, USA

MDCT QUANTIFICATION OF EXTRACELLULAR VOLUMES IN ACUTE AND SCARRED MYOCARDIAL INJURIES
L. Do, M.W. Wilson, M. Suhail, S.W. Hetts, M. Saeed
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP OF CORONARY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH CHEST PAIN AT INTERMEDIATE RISK 
F.B. Sozzi, F. Civaia, P. Rossi, J.F. Robillon, S. Rusek, F. Bertier, F. Bourlon, L. Iacuzio, G. Drayfus, V. Dor
Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda, Cardiology, Milan, Italy

WHO IS YOUNG AT HEART AND WHEN?  DATA FROM THE MIND YOUR HEART STUDY
S. Pursnani, K. Singh, S. Lahsaei, B. Ristow, R.E. Shaw, B.E. Cohen, N. Schiller
California Pacific Medical Center; San Francisco, CA, USA

OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY FINDINGS OF LESION WITH VERY LATE RESTENOSIS AFTER BARE METAL STENT IMPLANTATION
M. Habara, M. Terashima, K. Nasu, T. Teramoto, M. Kimura, Y. Kinoshita, E. Tsuchikane,
Y. Asakura, T. Matsubara, T. Suzuki
Toyohashi Heart Center, Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan

CORONARY CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSIONS; EVALUATION AND PREDICTION OF PERCUTANEOUS INTERVENTION OUTCOME BY COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY AS COMPARED TO CONVENTIONAL CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY 
S. Elkaffas, S. Sumitsuji, A. Hassan-Mostafa, K. Said, H. Kandil, S. Nanto
Cairo University, Department of Cardiology, Cairo, Egypt

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF DOBUTAMINE INDUCED STRESS (TAKOTSUBO) CARDIOMYOPATHY
S. Chandraprakasam, S. Kanuri, V. Alla
Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

Unveiling Restrictive Cardiomyopathies with Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
N.R. Aggarwal,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

LOW RISK CHEST PAIN PATIENTS MIGHT NOT BENEFIT FROM IN PATIENT STRESS TESTING
Y. Nawaz, B. Ayub, D. Schneider, R.A Watson
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA, USA

NON-INVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE LEFT VENTRICULAR END-DIASTOLIC PRESSURE USING PORTABLE ULTRASOUND MEASUREMENTS OF THE RIGHT INTERNAL JUGULAR VEIN
       
G.T. Jao
, R.W. Savage, J. Li, K. Buchanan, D.C. Sane
Carilion Clinic-Virginia Tech School of Medicine, Roanoke, VA, USA

THE INFLUENCE OF EARLY TRAINING IN TRANS-RADIAL VERSUS TRANS-FEMORAL APPROACH DURING SELECTIVE CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
S. Sudhakar, M. Bheemarasetti, W. Khalife, A. al Emam, S. Cherry, A. Almomani,
A. Sharife, S. Onguti, S. Gilani
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA.


08:30 – 11:45                                                                                                                        Hall D

S27         Session
              ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES:  DETECTION, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

CORONARY COLLATERALS ARE NOT CARDIOPROTECTIVE IN MULTIETHNIC STEMI PATIENTS AFTER REVASCULARIZATION
A. Avezbadalov, A. Jaiswal, E.N. Moustakakis, C.H. Park, A.J. Buda
New York Hospital Queens, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA

MICROVASCULAR OBSTRUCTION LIMITS MYOCARDIAL INFARCT RESORPTION
H. Bajwa, M.W. Wilson, L. Do,S.W. Hetts, M. Saeed
University of California San Francisco, CA, USA

ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND MULTIVESSEL DISEASE: DIFFERENT PERCUTANEOUS REVASCULARIZATION STRATEGIES IN REAL WORLD
A. Manari, E. Varani, P. Guastaroba, M. Menozzi, M. Valgimigli, L. Vignali, P. Magnavacchi,
A. Marzocchi, G. Casella
S. Maria Nuova Hospital, Reggio Emilia, Italy

INFLAMMATION/LIPID SCORE MAY OUTPERFORM TIMI SCORE FOR PREDICTION OF PCI-TREATED STEMI OUTCOMES
J.D. Kasprzak, K. Kolodziej, J.Z. Peruga, Z. Bednarkiewicz, M. Krzeminska-Pakula, T. Rechciński
Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland

OUTCOME OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME REQUIRING INTENSIVE CARE UNIT ADMISSION
A Jain, R. Giri, H. Luckraz
New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, UK

IMPACT OF NICE GUIDELINES ON THE MANAGEMENT OF HYPERGLYCAEMIA IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME:-  15 MONTHS ON
A.B. Reid, N. Naqvi, S. Osula.
Department of Cardiology, Wigan, Wrightington and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, UK

IS STEMI AS COMMON AS WE THINK IN SYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS WITH LEFT BUNDLE BRANCH BLOCK?
F.A Alkindi, A.M. Arabi, A.A. Patel, A. Gehani, R. Singh, J. Alsuwaidi, H. Albinali
Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

QT DISPERSION AND T WAVE PEAK TO END TIME SIGNIFICANTLY CHANGE AFTER PRIMARY PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ST ELEVATION
V. Eslami, M. Safi, M. Taherkhani, A. Adibi, M.R. Movahed
University of Arizona, USA

MICROEMBOLI EEFECTS ON LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION, NECROSIS BIOMARKERS AND HISTOPATHOLOGY IN PRE-EXISTING AMI
L. Do,M.W. Wilson, J. Murayama, S. Nahi, S. Tse, B. Thorne, M. Suhail, S. Hetts, M. Saeed
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

COMPLETE MYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION IN THE SAME SESSION IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCT AND CARDIAC FAILURE
J.M. Telayna, C.S. García, R.A. Costantini
Hospital Universitario Austral, Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH THROMBOTIC THROMBOCYTOPENIC PURPURA
N. Balasubramaniyam, D.S. Kolte, C. Palaniswamy, K. Yalamanchili, W.S. Aronow,
J.A. McClung, S. Khera, M. Mujib, S. Sule, SJ Peterson
Internal Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

ANALYSIS OF CURRENT TREATMENT AND OUTCOMES FOR ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN ETHIOPIA
S. Zaeh, A. Giday, C. Smitson, E. Weldeyes, J. O'Mara
Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA


11:15 – 14:00                                                                                                                        Hall A

PL09       Plenary Session
              VALVULAR HEART DISEASE: MECHANISMS, IMAGING AND TREATMENT OPTIONS

ANTICOAGULATION AND HEART VALVE DISEASE: IS IT TIME TO RECONSIDER WHO AND HOW? (Invited Lecture)
J.S. Borer, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, New York, NY, USA

NEW INSIGHT INTO TREATMENT OF AORTIC STENOSIS: LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL (Invited Lecture)
D.D. Heistad, R.M. Weiss,  University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA

TRANSAPICAL TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT IN THE PRESENCE OF A MITRAL PROSTHESIS (Invited Lecture)
J. Ye, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

OXIDATIVE-MECHANICAL SIGNALING ACTIVATES Wnt3a-Lrp5 MEDIATED AORTIC VALVE OSTEOGENESIS IN BICUSPID AORTIC VALVE DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
N.M. Rajamannan, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

EVOLVING TREATMENT STRATEGIES FOR TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
H. Reddy, R.C. Komatireddy, R.K. Sharma, D.J. Voelker
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA

TAVI - WAVE OF THE FUTURE OR TIME FOR A DEEP BREATH?(Invited Lecture)
H.L. Lazar, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY FOR TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT (Invited Lecture)
S. Lerakis, P. Block, V. Thourani, R. Guyton, V. Babaliaros
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA

ASYMPTOMATIC SEVERE AORTIC STENOSIS: OPERATE OR WAIT?(Invited Lecture)
H.P. Chaliki, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

 EARLY SURGERY IN MITRAL REGURGITATION: IS IT A NEW TREND?(Invited Lecture)
Y.J. Kim, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno-gu, Seoul, Korea

MAJOR NON-CARDIAC SURGERY IN PATIENTS WITH AORTIC STENOSIS - SAME AS 20 YEARS AGO? (Invited Lecture)
S. Pislaru, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

SURGICAL TIMING FOR INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS (Invited Lecture)
D.H. Kang, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

 

11:15 – 14:00                                                                                                                        Hall B

PL10       Plenary Session
ARRHYTHMIA, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY AND STROKE PREVENTION

THE WORK UP OF ASYMPTOMATIC WOLFF-PARKINSON-WHITE SYNDROME  (Invited Lecture)
C. Snyder, W. Hoyt Jr., J. Steinberg, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH, USA

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION AS A GENETIC DISEASE (Invited Lecture)  
M.H. Gollob, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

IS THERE A PERFECT APPROACH FOR ABLATION PERSISTENT ATRIAL FIBRILLATION? (Invited Lecture)
K. Srivathsan, Mayo Clinic, Arizona, AZ, USA

THORACOSCOPIC BIATRIAL MAZE PROCEDURE – A NOVEL MINIMAL-INVASIVE REMEDY WITH PROMISING MIDTERM RESULTS (Invited Lecture)
A. Khoynezhad, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE (Invited Lecture)
S. Bertog, L. Vaskelyte, I. Hofmann, S. Lam, S. Gafoor, J. Wiebe, H. Sievert
CVC Frankfurt/Minneapolis VA Medical Center, MN, USA

NEW ANTICOAGULANTS IN AF THERAPY: WHAT BENEFITS THE PATIENT MOST? (Invited Lecture)
A. Capucci, UniversitaPolitecnicadelle Marche, Ancona, Italy

ANTICOAGULATION IN PATIENTS WITH SYSTOLIC HEART FAILURE AND SINUS RHYTHM: WHEN? (Invited Lecture)
E. Yetkin, Middle East Hospital, Mercin, Turkey

CRYPTOGENIC STROKE - COULD LONG TERM CARDIAC MONITORING UNCOVER THE CAUSE (Invited Lecture)
J. Rod Gimbel, Knoxville, TN, USA

MY PATIENT CANNOT STAND UP: WHAT TO DO ABOUT ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION  (Invited Lecture)
S.R. Raj, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN, USA

ASSOCIATION OF CORRECTED QT INTERVAL WITH LONG-TERM MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH SYNCOPE
J. Garg, P. Harikrishnan, N. Balasubramaniyam, C. Palaniswamy, W.S. Aronow, S. Khera,
G. Balasubramanian, C. Nabors, S.J. Peterson, S. Sule
Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

LONG TERM EFFICACY OF ATRIAL BASED PACING AND BETA BLOCKER THERAPY TO PREVENT SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH IN CONGENITAL LONG QT SYNDROME
A. Chatterjee, H. Doppalapudi, Y.R. Lau, T. Yamada, H.T. McElderry, V.J. Plumb, G.N .Kay
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

11:15 – 14:30                                                                                                                        Hall C

S28         Session
NEW INSIGHTS INTO PATHOGENESIS, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CARDIOMYOPATHIES

PREVENTIVE AND/OR THERAPEUTIC EFFECT OF NRF2 ACTIVATORS ON DIABETES- OR ANGIOTENSIN II-INDUCED CARDIOMYOPATHY
L. Cai
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA and The Chinese-American Research Institute for Diabetic Complications, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, China

DOES THE ETIOLOGY OF RECIPIENT CARDIOMYOPATHY OR LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY POST TRANSPLANT PREDICT THE LONG TERM INCIDENCE OF CORONARY ALLOGRAFT VASCULOPATHY?
W.I. Khalife, S. Garikipati, R.P. Vivo, P. Nalabothu, S. Johnson, K. Kislingbury, R. Sharif, A. Charif
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY: ANALYSIS FROM THE NATIONAL INPATIENT SAMPLE 2009-2010
P. Krishnamoorthy, J. Garg, C. Palaniswamy, J.A McClung, H. Ahmad
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NY, USA

CARDIAC AMYLOIDOSIS: THE ROLE OF MULTIMODALITY IMAGING
N.R. Aggarwal
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF FRAGMENTED QRS COMPLEX ON ECG OF HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY PATIENTS WITH ICD
B.M. Omery, M. Homsi, A.S. Aasar, M. Das
Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

LIRAGLUTIDE POSTCONDITIONING IS MORE EFFECTIVE THAN EXENDIN-4 IN LIMITING REPERFUSION INJURY IN BOTH WKY AND SHR-SP RATS WITH LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY
B. Faricelli, M. Salomonsson, A. Consoli, T. Engstroem, M. Treiman
University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, Copenhagen, Denmark and
G. d'Annunzio University, Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences, Chieti, Italy

SENSITIVITY AND SPECIFICITY OF COMMONLY USED EKG CRITERION TO ASSESS LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY IN CENTENARIANS
A. Sharma, S. Chatterjee, V. Shetty, E. Lichstein
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

A CASE OF FATAL FULMINANT MYOCARDITIS PRESENTING AS AN ACUTE ST-SEGMENT ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND PERSISTENT VENTRICULAR TACHYARRHYTHMIA ASSOCIATED WITH INFLUENZA A (H1N1) VIRUS IN A PREVIOUSLY HEALTHY PREGNANT WOMAN
Z.J. Tharayil, M.A. Ona, D.R. Bashari, A. Charlot, I. Hoskins, M. Timoney, S. Usmani, R. Royzman
Lutheran HealthCare, Brooklyn, NY, USA

MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.... OR NOT? THE TIME IS “TICKING”
J. Gilson, M. Krishnamurthy, F. Elmi
Easton Hospital, Academic affiliate to Drexel University, Easton, PA, USA

IS TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY A POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECT OF ANTIDEPRESSANT?
J. Kim, I.C. An, G. Abela, H. Laird-Fick
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA and Sparrow Health System, Lansing, MI, USA

TELMISARTAN DELAYED INACTIVATION OF CARDIAC NAV1.5 RESULTING CARDIAC DYSFUNCTION
H.K. Kim,S.R. Lee, I-S. Song, S.H. Jeong, D.Y. Seo, N. Kim, J. Han
Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Center, Inje University, Busan, Korea

ACCURACY OF ELECTROCARDIOGRAM IN DIAGNOSING LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY IN CENTENARIANS
A. Vallakati, M. Reddy, K. Murugiah, P. Janga, G. Ponnaganti, A. Sadiq, D. Lakkireddy
University of Kansas Medical Center, USA

11:15 – 14:15                                                                                                       Hall D

S29         Session
              VASCULAR BIOLOGY, BASIC RESEARCH

CAVEOLIN-1/ABC-A1 COMPLEX-MEDIATED CHOLESTEROL EFFLUX OF LIPID-LADEN CELLS AND DRUG DEVELOPMENT FROM CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE
D.F. Liao, S.W. Sun
Hunan University of Chinese Medicine, Changsha, Hunan, China

COMPARISON OF HEALTHY BM-EPC AND CL-EPC TRANSPLANTATION TO RESCUE ISCHEMIC MYOCARDIUM IN DIABETIC RABBITS
C.L. Liu, Q. Tan, X.T. Zheng, G.P. Li
Second Hospital of Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China

COMBINATION OF TANSHINONE II WITH ADIPOSE TISSUE-DERIVED STEM CELLS TRANSPLANTATION PROMOTE ANGIOGENESIS IN DIABETIC HIND LIMB ISCHEMIA NUDE MICE THROUGH ENDOGENOUS HYDROGEN SULFIDE DEPENDENT MECHANISM
C. Liang, F. Wu, Z.Q. He, Z.G .Wu
Changzhen Hospital, Shanghai, China

CDK5-MEDIATED HYPERPHOSPHORYLATION CONTRIBUTES TO THE LOSS-OF-SIRT1 FUNCTION DURING THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENDOTHELIAL SENESCENCE
B. Bai, Y. Liang, C. Xu, M.Y.K. Lee, A.M. Xu, D.H. Wu, P.M. Vanhoutte, Y. Wang
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

EFFECT OF TELMISARTAN AND ATORVASTATIN ON ANGIOGENIC RESPONSIVENESS IN CORONARY ENDOTHELIAL CELLS
K.K. Chaudagar, A.A. Mehta
L.M. College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

MOLECULAR MECHANISMS UNDERLYING THE PRO-ATHEROGENIC ACTIONS OF INTERFERON-GAMMA
N. Li, J.E. McLaren, D.R. Michael, T.R. Hughes, D.P. Ramji
School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, UK.

THE EPA:DHA 6:1-INDUCED ACTIVATION OF ENOS IN THE CORONARY ARTERY INVOLVES A COPPER-DEPENDENT PRO-OXIDANT EVENT
F. Zgheel, M. Alhosin, S. Rashid, C. Auger, V.B. Schini-Kerth
Strasbourg University, Illkirch, France

THE ROLE OF INHIBITION BY ADP OF NITRIC OXIDE SYNTHASE IN THE NUCLEOTIDE INDUCED PLATELET AGGREGATION
D. Banerjee, S. Mazumder, A.K. Sinha
University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

TMEM16A CALCIUM ACTIVATED CHLORIDE CHANNEL IS INVOLVED IN CEREBROVASCULAR REMODELING 
Y.Y. Guan
, M. Wang, Z. Zhang, Y.B. Tang, J.G. Zhou
Zhongshan School of Medicine, Sun Yet-Sen University, Guanghzhou, China


08:00 – 13:00                                                                                                                     Poster Hall

P301       Poster Session
              MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR CARDIOLOGY, BASIC AND TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

CO-PURIFICATION OF ARRESTIN LIKE PROTEINS WITH ALPHA- ENOLASE IN BOVINE MYOCARDIAL TISSUES, THEIR IMPLICATION IN CLINICAL HEART DISEASES
M. Mirshahi, S. Le Marchand
INSERM, UMRS 872, CRC, University of Pierre and Marie Curie, and University of Paris Descartes, Paris, France

ADVANCED GLYCATION END PRODUCTS MODIFIED LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN ACTIVATE MAST CELLS VIA TOLL-LIKE 4 RECEPTOR PATHWAY
C. Liang, X.N. Zhao, X. Huang, Z.Q. He, F. Wu, Y. Yang, Z.G. Wu
Department of Cardiology, Changzhen Hospital, Shanghai, China

THE NEGATIVE INOTROPIC EFFECT OF DIMETYLEN-DELKORINE
S. Khushmatov 
A.S. Sadykov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan 

DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY AND MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION IN GAB1-DEFICIENT MICE: A ROLE FOR GAB1 IN ADULT HEART
Z. Jin, J. Zhao, F.Q. Jin, C. Wong, M.A. Mastrangelo, Y. Lu, D.M. Mickelsen, Y. Yang, M. Yin
University of Rochester, New York, NY, USA

THE MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF THE ANTI-OXIDATIVE EFFECTS OF CATECHIN ON PALMITIC ACID-INDUCED CYTOTOXICITY IN ASTROCYTES
K.L. Wong, C.W. Cheung, K.S. Cheng, E.C. So, C.C Chao, Y.M. Leung*
China Medical University & Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

REMOTE CARDIAC INJURY MEDIATED BY NEUROGENIC PATHWAY: A CARDIAC DELETERIOUS EFFECT AND PREVENTS STRATEGY
X. Ren, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, China

TISSUE PERFUSION IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: THE ROLE OF FIBRINOGEN LEVEL IN CORONARY ARTERY REVASULARIZATION AFTER THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY AND RESCUE PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
K. Bin Thani, E. Murad, A. Al-Moosa, M.E. Alalawi, F Al-Moosa, H Al-Sindi, E. Mahmud           
Salmaniya Medical Complex, Manama, Bahrain

PATHOLOGICAL EFFECT OF ENDOTHELIAL-TO-MESENCHYMAL TRANSITION ON THE CYSTIC KIDNEY
B.H. Kim, M.Y. Park, J.H. Park, Sookmyung Women's University, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea

CTRP IS ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIAC MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT
S. Han, Y. Yang, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea

EVALUATION OF APOPTOSIS IN LYMPHOCYTES FROM PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
C.R. Revnic, C. Ginghina, G. Prada, S.P. Prada, F. Revnic, C.M. Pena
NIGG"Ana Aslan", Bucharest, Romania

INTERFERENCE OF DOXORUBICIN WITH CARDIAC AMPK SIGNALING – A CULPRIT FOR DOXORUBICIN CARDIOTOXICITY?
M. Tokarska-Schlattner, S. Gratia, L. Kay, V. Novel-Chate,L. Potenza, P. Sestili, U. Schlattner
University Joseph Fourier, Laboratory of Fundamental and Applied Bioenergetics, Grenoble, France

P302       ANTIPLATELET AND ANTITHROMBOTIC THERAPIES IN PCI

RANDOMIZED PROSPECTIVE IMPACT OF CILOSTAZOL ASSOCIATED WITH ARRHYTHMIA AFTER PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
B.J. Kwon, D.B. Kim, S.H. Ihm, H.Y. Kim, H.J. Youn, H.B. Seung
The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea

MAJOR BLEEDING IN ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROMES: INCIDENCE, PREDICTORS AND PROGNOSTIC VALUE
W.A. Ammar, H.I. Kandil, O.A. Omar
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

CLOPIDOGREL: A CAUSE OF RECURRENT RHEUMATISM
S. Agrawal, S. Khera, J. Garg, N. Agrawal, J. Harburger
Westchester Medical Center at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

P303       INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY I

ULTIMATE SIMPLE STRATEGY FOR BIFURCATION LESION
S. Ichikawa
Funabashi Municipal Medical Center Heart and Vascular Institute, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan

THE ROLE OF PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS IN SELECTIVE DIAGNOSTIC CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY BY FEMORAL VERSUS RADIAL ACCESS
M. Bheemarasetti, S. Sudhakar, W. Khalife, S. Gilani, A. Aljafareh, S. Priya
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA.

PLASMONIC PHOTOTHERMAL THERAPY FOR ATHEROREGRESSION BELOW GLAGOV THRESHOLD
A. Kharlamov, V Veselova, O Kovtun, J Gabinsky
Ural Institute of Cardiology, Yekaterinburg, Russia

RADIAL ACCESS FOR CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH STIMULANT SUBSTANCE ABUSE
I.A. Al-Howaidi, A. Aboeata, V. Gyulnazaryan, S. Sontineni, T. Burns, M. Del Core
Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, USA

STUDY THE UPPER EXTREMITIES VARIATION AND ITS ROLE IN TRANSRADIAL ANGIOGRAPHY PROCEDURE 
M Nourizadeh, A. Asareh, S. Yazdankhah, M. Easapoor, A. Shamsakhtari
Ganjavian Hospital, Dezful, Iran

LONG LESIONS VS. EXTRA LONG LESIONS IN ANTERIOR DESCENDING ARTERY WITH DRUG ELUTING STENTS
J.M. Telayna, C.S. García, .RA. Costantini
Hospital Universitario Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina

AGE-RELATED DEVIATION IN ACTUAL INGUINAL LIGAMENT COURSE (ARC)
G. Rana, R.H. Patel, D. Iyer, I. Sharif, R. Tayal, A. Emporelli, M. Cohen, V. Spektor, N. Wasty
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ, USA

TARGET LESION REVASCULARIZATION IS VERY HIGH IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING REPEATED DRUG ELUTING STENT FOR TREATMENT OF EARLY IN-STENT RESTENOSIS AFTER DRUG ELUTING STENT IMPLANTATION
L. Zhao, W.W. Zhu, D.P. Fang, D.F. He, Y.P. Chi, X.J. Zhang, P. Hao, M.Y. Liu, X.F. Wu,
C.J. Guo
Department of Cardiology, AnzhenHospital, BeijingChina

UNUSUAL TREATMENT OF POSTOPERATIVE BLEEDING AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY: RIGHT CORONARY ARTERY STENTING WITH COVERED STENTS
J. Rubio Alvarez, J. Sierra Quiroga, B. Adrio Nazar, L. Reija Lopez, A. Granda Bauza,
J.M. Martinez Cereijo, C. Rubio Taboada
Universitary Hospital Santiago de Compostela, Spain

P304       CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE:  PROGNOSIS, RISK ASSESSMENT

ARTERIAL WALL THICKENING DURING MENOPAUSE TRANSITION REFLECTS IRON ACCRUAL AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK
J.X. Liu, T Tran, T Sharkey-Toppen, B McCarthy, R Wexler, O.P. Simonetti, F.Z. Stanczyk, R.D. Jackson,
S.V. Raman
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND SPINAL CORD INJURY: RESULTS FROM A NATIONAL POPULATION HEALTH SURVEY
J.J. Cragg, V.K. Noonan, A. Krassioukov, J. Borisoff
Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

RELATION OF WAIST CIRCUMFERENCE TO THE PRESENCE AND SEVERITY OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE AMONG AN EGYPTIAN COHORT
O.A. Rifaie, A.A. Aboleila, K.A. Foad
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

BODY MASS INDEX DOES NOT HAVE CORRELATION WITH THE SEVERITY OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE BUT WAIST TO HIP RATIO HAS: PARADOXICAL FINDINGS
A.F. Zand Prasa, S. Jahanshahi, L. Haghighi
Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASE 9 (MMP9), TISSUE INHIBITOR OF MMP (TIMP1) IN SERUM AT PATIENTS WITH SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS
G.A. Rozikhodjaeva, Z.A. Usmanova, K.R. Yokubov
Central Clinical Hospital 1, Institute of Postgraduate Medical, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

DEPRESSION AND RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AMONG MEN AGED 25-64 YEARS: WHO PROGRAM MONICA –PSYCHOSOCIAL
V.V. Gafarov, E.A. Gromova, A.V. Gafarova, I.V. Gagulin
FSBI Collaborative Laboratory of Cardiovascular Diseases Epidemiology SB RAMS, Novosibirsk, Russia

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CAROTID INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS AND CARDIAC SYNDROME X
H.S. Taha, M.Z. Elramly, L.M. Abudaqa
Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BONE MINERAL DENSITY AND RISK FACTORS OF ATHEROSCLEOSIS AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN KOREAN POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
E.H. Kong, H.Y. Park
Kosin University College of Medicine, Busan, South Korea

PRESENCE OF ANOMALOUS CORONARIES DO NOT INCREASE THE RISK FOR ATHEROSCLEROSIS  
P. Suryanarayana, S. Kollampare, I. Riaz, J. Lee, M. Hussein, M.R. Movahed
University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ, USA

ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ACID URIC CONCENTRATION AND COMPONENTS OF METABOLIC SYNDROME IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
C. Esis, M. Bracho, A. Gonzalez, E. Silva, G. Bermudez, G. Calmon, E. Clavell, L. Chacin, J. Villasmil
Instituto de Investigacion de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares de la Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela

P305       CARDIAC PACING, DEFIBRILLATION AND RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY

DOES BASELINE PR INTERVAL IMPACT OUTCOMES AFTER CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY?
P. Simlote, R.R. Shah, B.B. Pavri
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA

THE FATE OF INNOCENT BYSTANDER LEADS AFTER LASER LEAD EXTRACTION
T. Tse, S. Parekh, J.S. Snow
Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY, USA

PACING IN PATIENTS WITH SINUS NODE DYSFUNCTION: MANAGED VENTRICULAR PACING (MVP) VERSUS DDDR WITH LONG AV DELAY
S. Pumprueg, A. Suwanagool, W. Boonyapisit, C. Sriratanasathavorn
Faculty of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

LONG TERM STABILITY OF ACTIVE FIXATION LEADS IN THE CORONARY SINUS: A 36-MONTH FOLLOW-UP
A.F. Abdul Aziz, A. Hussin, S. Kaur, Z. Ali, G.S. Tay, N.A. Sahat, R. Omar
University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia

SHORT-TERM COMPLICATION OF PATIENTS WHO UNDERWENT CARIAC DEVICE IMPLANTATION
A.J. Tolentino, J.W. Elcano, R.E. Ramboyong
The Medical City, Pasig City, Manila, Philippines

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT STAFF KNOWLEDGE OF INDICATIONS FOR PERMANENT PACEMAKER INSERTION
J. Basu
Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

UNWINDING LIFE IN THE HEART; A CASE OF INTERNAL CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATOR LEAD MALFUNCTION
S. Kanneganti, T. Aung, K. Khalighi
Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, USA             

EPICARDIAL RHYTHM DEVICES (ERD), AN ALTERNATIVE FOR HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS
R. Cohen, P. Loarte, I. Dashkova, S-Y. Chou, B. Mirrer
Division of Cardiology – Woodhull Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York. USA

 

P306       EXERCISE AND THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

THE EFFECT OF AEROBIC TRAINING ON ENDOTHELIUM- DEPENDENT VASODILATATION IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE PATIENTS AFTER REVASCULARIZATION 
F. Ahmadi, B. Hidian, E. Hajizadeh, M. Seidian, M. Adel, M. Nourizadeh, F. Daeenejad
Cardiovascular Disease Research, Joundishapoor, Ahvaz, Iran

ANALYSIS OF THE RELATION BETWEEN VO2MAX.  AND LACTATE AFTER PHYSICAL EFFORT TEST IN ELDERLY
S.L Alabarse, A. Silva, D.R. Silva, P.S.B. Silva, J.A.O. Filho, M.T. Mello, V.A. Moises, S. Tufik, T.P. Rodrigues
Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

 

P307       PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY / CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

HEART RATE VARIABILITY AND FINNEGAN'S SCORE: A COMPARATIVE ASSESSMENT OF NEONATAL ABSTINENCE SYNDROME
M. Nagiub, K. Alton, V. Avula, D. Macon, K. Hagglund, P. Anne
St. John Providence Children's Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS AND OUTCOMES OF FETUSES WITH TRICUSPID ATRESIA SINGLE CENTRE EXPERIENCE
R.A Bejiqi, R.J Retkoceri, N.E Zeka, H.X. Bejiqi, A.R. Retkoceri, S.A Surdulli, N.F. Gashi
UCC of Kosovo, Pediatric Clinic, Prishtina, Kosovo

UNDER ESTIMATION OF ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECT CLOSURE DEVICE SIZE IN LARGE ATRIAL SEPTAL DEFECTS REQUIRING DEVICES ≥ 27 MM
H.I. Kandil, A. El Sisi, M. Ali
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

PREVENTIVE VALUE OF CENTRAL VENOUS CATHETER LOCKING BY TAUROLIDINE CITRATE ON BACTERIAL COLONIZATION AND BACTEREMIA AFTER PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY
M. Shahidi, M. Rostami, H. Bakhshandeh
Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

EARLY AND LATE RESULTS OF THE RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY IN EBSTEIN ANOMALY
S. Sarikaya, A. Elibol, E. Basaran, K. Kirali
Kartal Kosuyolu YIEAH Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS STENTING IN NEONATES AND INFANTS WITH DUCT-DEPENDENT CYANOTIC CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
J.P. Rojas, E Vallejo, A Valencia
Universidad Libre Seccional Cali, Colombia

P308       REMOTE MONITORING IN CARDIOLOGY

USING THE IPHONE AS A HEART RHYTHM MONITOR. CAN I SEE P WAVES IN MY PHONE?
J.E. Banchs, M Sendra Ferrer, G.A. Baquero, S. Lentz, D.L. Wolbrette, G.V. Naccarelli, M.D. Gonzalez
Penn State Hershey Heart & Vascular Institute, Hershey, PA, USA


14:00 –16:30                                                                                                                         Hall A

PL11      Plenary Session
STABLE ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE – THERAPEUTIC OPTIONS

CVD IN WOMEN: A FRESH PERSPECTIVE (Invited Lecture)
E.A. Amsterdam, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CA, USA

IMPACT OF LIFE STYLE MODIFICATIONS, ANTIANGINALS, ANTIPLATELETS AND LIPID MODIFYING DRUGS AND OF CORONARY ARTERY REVASCULARIZATION ON MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY IN PATIENTS WITH ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE: TRUTH AND FALSE NOTIONS (Invited Lecture)
U. Thadani, University of Oklahoma HSC and VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

INTEGRATIVE THERAPY IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: SAVIOR OR SHAM? (Invited Lecture)
S. Schaefer, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

MEDICAL RISK FACTOR CONTROL IN LARGE TRIALS OF DIABETIC PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY REVASCULARIZATION
M.E. Farkouh, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

PTEN AND STATINS INDUCED NEW ONSET DIABETES (Invited Lecture)
Y. Ye, S. Ling, M. Bajaj, Y. Birnbaum
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN THE ELDERLY (Invited Lecture)
I. Mikati, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL,USA

IS THERE A ROLE FOR CORONARY ARTERY CALCIUM (CAC) TESTING IN SYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS IN THE ERA OF CORONARY CT ANGIOGRAPHY?  (Invited Lecture)
K. Nasir, Baptist Health South Florida, Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for Preventive Cardiology, Miami, FL, USA

CENTRALIZED, STEPPED, PATIENT PREFERENCE–BASED TREATMENT FOR PATIENTS WITH POST–ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME DEPRESSION: CODIACS VANGUARD RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
K.W. Davidson
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA


14:00 – 16:30                                                                                                                        Hall B

PL12       Plenary Session
MOLECULAR SURVIVAL AND REGENERATION IN CARDIAC DISEASE

PERICYTES FOR CARDIOVASCULAR REGENERATION (Invited Lecture)
P. Madeddu, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

ENHANCING STEM CELL ENGRAFTMENT IN THE HEART USING SINGLE CELL MICROENCAPSULATION (Invited Lecture)
D.L. Kraitchman, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

CARDIOPROTECTION BY AUTOPHAGY MEDIATED VIA ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM STRESS (Invited Lecture)
S. Das, I. Lekli,D.K Das, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA

CARDIAC TISSUE HYPOTHYROIDISM- A MAJOR PLAYER IN DIABETIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
A. Martin Gerdes, N.Y. Weltman, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY, USA

THIOREDOXIN-1 GENE THERAPY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE(Invited Lecture)
N. Maulik, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA

DNA TOPOISOMERASE II INHIBITORS INDUCE MACROPHAGE ABCA1 EXPRESSION AND CHOLESTEROL EFFLUX---AN LXR-DEPENDENT MECHANISM (Invited Lecture)
L. Zhang, M. Jiang, Y. Shui, Y. Chen, Q. Wang, X. Ma, X. Li, M. Liu, Y. Duan, J. Han
Nankai University, Tianjin, China

FAILURE TO OVEREXPRESS UROCORTIN FOLLOWING CARDIOPLEGIC ARREST MAKES THE HEART OF DIABETIC PATIENTS UNDERGOING ON-PUMP CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO APOPTOSIS AND CARDIAC DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
T.M. Scarabelli, St John Hospital & Medical Center/Wayne State University SOM, Detroit, MI, USA

PI3K INHIBITORS AS NOVEL CANCER THERAPIES: IMPLICATIONS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE (Invited Lecture)
B. McLean, P. Zhabyeyev, E. Pituskin,I. Paterson,M.J. Haykowsky, G.Y. Oudit
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

PROTEIN TRANSDUCTION DOMAINS; TARGETED VS. NON-TARGETED TISSUE DELIVERY (Invited Lecture)
M. Zahid, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

MIR-24 UP-REGULATION UNDERLIES EXCITATION-CONTRACTION UNCOUPLING IN HEART FAILURE
M. Xu, R.C. Li, H.D. Wu, M. Wang, J. Tao, Y.B. Guo, X.J .Wang, S.Q. Wang
Peking University, Beijing, China

14:00 – 17:15                                                                                                                        Hall C

S30         Session
ARRHYTHMIA I:  SUDDEN CARDIAC DEATH / ADVANCES IN IMPLANTABLE RHYTHM DEVICE THERAPY

EFFECTS OF RESUSCITATION TIME ON OUTCOMES IN CARDIAC ARREST PATIENTS UNDERGOING THERAPEUTIC HYPOTHERMIA
R.M. Van Hoff, A.M. Robert, J.R. Brown, S.H. Conley, A.T. Kono
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, NH, USA

HIGHLY LETHAL NKX2.5 MUTATION
J.L. Perera, N.M. Johnson, D.P. Judge, J.E. Crosson
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

DOES AZITHROMYCIN INCREASE THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DEATH? A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS
R.F. Njoh, B. Njei, R. Vidhun
St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT, USA

EFFECTS OF MILD THERAPEUTIC HYPOTHERMIA ON ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC PARAMETERS AMONG POST-CARDIAC ARREST PATIENTS SECONDARY TO ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
C.G. Sebastian, J.W. Elcano, R.E. Ramboyong
The Medical City, Pasig City, Manila, Philippines

CLINICAL PROFILE, MANAGEMENT AND OUTCOME OF PATIENTS WITH OUT-OF-HOSPITAL CARDIAC ARREST (OHCA): INSIGHT FROM A 20-YEAR REGISTRY IN THE STATE OF QATAR
A,A. Patel, A.M. Arabi, H.A. Alzaeem, J.M. Alsuwaidi, H.H. Albinali, R.S. Singh
Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

META-ANALYSIS TO DETERMINE CRITICAL TASER BARB DISTANCE FOR MYOCARDIAL CAPTURE
T.A. Dewland, B.T. Young, P.N. Azadani, G.M. Marcus, A. Si, A. Soleimanirahbar, B.K. Lee
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

LEFT VENTRICULAR PACING SHOULB BE AN OPTION IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CARDIAC RESYNCHRONIZATION THERAPY
A. Singh, F. Cutcher, A. Tran, E. Bass
Phoenix Heart, Glendale, AZ, USA

TOPICAL ANTIBIOTIC AND SKIN ANTISEPTIC PROPHYLAXIS AFTER PLACEMENT OF CARDIAC ELECTRONIC IMPLANTABLE DEVICE (CEID): A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMIZED TRIAL
K. Khalighi, T.T. Aung, S. Thapamagar, S.R. Walker
Easton Hospital, Department of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Easton, PA, USA

IMAGING THE PM/AICD PATIENT; AN MRI NEURO-CARDIAC EFFICACY STUDY
R.W. Biederman, J.A. Yamrozik, G. Rayarao, D. Thompson, R.B. Williams, M. Sha, M. Doyle
Allegheny General Hospital, The Gerald McGinnis Cardiovascular Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

PERFORMANCE OF DF4 IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER DEFIBRILLATOR LEAD COMPARED TO CONVENTIONAL THREE CORE LEADS
A. Chatterjee, N. Bhatia, R. Gopinathannair, Z. Alnabki, A.G. Deam
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA

ROLE OF IMPLANTABLE LOOP RECORDER IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
S.B. Thapamagar, E. Rakhshan, S. Sooklal, D.A. Mascarenhas
Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, and Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

STRATEGY OF CARDIOVERSION AND ANTI-ARRHYTHMIC DRUG THERAPY FOR ATRIAL FLUTTER/FIBRILLATION INDUCED TACHYCARDIA MEDIATED CARDIOMYOPATHY – A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE
S. Vallurupalli, F. Shailesh, S. Kasula, S. Pant, M. Abed, H. Paydak
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas

MICROBIOLOGICAL DIFFERENCES OF POCKET VS. NON-POCKET CARDIOVASCULAR IMPLANTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE INFECTIONS
A. Kaji, D.H. Lee, A. Kohut, S. Kutalek
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA


16:45 – 19:30                                                                                                                        Hall A

PL13       Plenary Session
              CAN WE BUILD A BETTER MODEL:  CVD RISK PREDICTION

CORONARY ARTERY CALCIUM DENSITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE EVENTS (Invited Lecture)
M.H. Criqui, J.O. Denenberg, J.H. Ix, R.L. McClelland, C.L. Wassel, D.E. Rifkin
University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA

CAROTID ULTRASOUND EVALUATION OF SUBCLINICAL ATHEROSCLEROSIS IN 2013: PROGRESS AND PITFALLS (Invited Lecture)
J.M. Gardin, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA

IS DIABETES REALLY A CORONARY HEART DISEASE RISK EQUIVALENT?  (Invited Lecture)
N.D. Wong, University of California, Irvine. CA, USA

RISK FACTORS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
M.A. Alpert, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA

THE HIGH CORONARY DISEASE RISK OF SOUTH ASIAN AMERICANS(Invited Lecture)
A.L. Klatsky, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA

MENTAL STRESS INDUCED MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA AND ITS TREATMENT (Invited Lecture)
W. Jiang, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

BIDIRECTIONAL RISKS OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT  (Invited Lecture)
K. Alagiakrishnan, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

ARE GENDER DIFFERENCES IN HEART DISEASE MORE SIGNIFICANT THAN THE SIMILARITIES? (Invited Lecture)
S. Malik, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA

BODY MASS INDEX AS PREDICTOR OF TOTAL AND CARDIAC MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: A META ANALYSIS OF 49 STUDIES
A. Sharma, E Lichstein, S Chatterjee
Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

HEALTHY ALBERTA COMMUNITIES: COMMUNITY-BASED INTERVENTION AS AN EFFECTIVE APPROACH TO CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES RISK FACTORS PREVENTION
E. Lytvyak, K. Raine, D. Schopflocher, R. Plotnikoff, K. Storey
Centre for Health Promotion Studies, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

COMPARISON OF SECULAR TRENDS IN MORTALITY FROM CORONARY HEART DISEASE AND CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE IN DEVELOPED COUNTRIES: 1950-2005
M. Mirzaei, A.S. Truswell, S.R. Leeder
The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

 

16:45 – 19:30                                                                                                                        Hall B

S31         Session
THE RELEVANCE OF GENETICS IN PROVIDING UNDERSTANDING AND TREATMENT FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

DIFFERENCES IN PLATELET microRNA PROFILES AFTER ASPIRIN USE ARE ASSOCIATED WITH DIFFERENCES IN WHOLE BLOOD AGGREGATION AND MIGHT IDENTIFY ASPIRIN RESISTANCE
M.G. Kok, C. Mandolini, R. Nieuwland, E.E. Creemers, J.C. Meijers, S.J. Pinto-Sietsma
University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

ASSOCIATION STUDY OF 10 SELECTED GENE VARIANTS WITH ANGIOGRAPHIC SEVERITY OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
M. Javorsky, V. Vitanov, L. Klimcakova, J. Zidzik, V. Habalova, E. Babjakova, R. Tkacova,
J. Salagovic, B. Stancak, I. Tkac
Safarik University, Department of Medicine, Kosice, Slovakia

GENETIC VARIANTS IN FBN-1 AND RISK FOR THORACIC AORTIC DISSECTION AND NON-DISSECTING ANEURYSM: THE YALE STUDY
O. Iakoubova, C. Tong, C. Rowland, M. Luke, V. Garcia, J. Catanese, J. Catanese,
R. Moomiaie, D. Nikas, J. Elefteriades
Celera Incorporated, Alameda, CA, USA

MACROPHAGES TRANSMIT POTENT PROANGIOGENIC EFFECTS OF oxLDL IN VITRO AND IN VIVO INVOLVING HIF-1α ACTIVATION: A NOVEL ASPECT OF ANGIOGENESIS IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS
R. Hutter, W.S. Speidl, C. Valdiviezo, B. Sauter, R. Corti, V. Fuster, J.J. Badimon
The Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

A GENETIC RISK SCORE FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH CARDIOEMBOLIC STROKE
M.M. Luke, C.H. Tong, J.J. Devlin, C.R. Rowland, C. Mannhalter
Celera, a division of Quest Diagnostics, Alameda, CA, USA

THE PRIMARY TRANSCRIPT OF MICRORNA-208B MODULATES GENE EXPRESSION IN CARDIAC HYPERTROPHY BY CHROMATIN INTERACTION
P. Mathiyalagan, J. Okabe, L. Chang, X.J. Du, A. El-Osta
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes institute, Victoria, Australia

LIPOPROTEIN(A) LEVELS AND APOLIPOPROTEIN(A) POLYMORPHISM IN YOUNG CAD PATIENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN
J.K. Gambhir, H. Kaur, U. Pati, D.S. Gambhir
University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, Delhi, India

THE ASSOCIATION OF A GENETIC RISK SCORE WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN TWO HYPOTHETICAL POPULATIONS
M.M. Luke, C.H. Tong, J.J. Devlin, C.R. Rowland
Celera, a division of Quest Diagnostics, Alameda, CA, USA

A NOVEL LAMIN A/C MUTATION IN A DUTCH FAMILY WITH PREMATURE ATHEROSCLEROSIS
A.A. Weterings, I.A. Van Rijsingen, A.S. Plomp, A.H. Zwinderman, R.H. Lekanne Deprez,
M.M. Mannens, M.A. Van Den Bergh Weerman, A.C. Van Der Wal, S.J. Pinto-Sietsma
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands

MIR-301A OVER-EXPRESSION IN BONE-MARROW DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS: DIFFERENTIATION VERSUS PROLIFERATION
A.L. Müller, J. Klassen, S. Neumann, M. Guirgis, M. Ngo, Y. Li, D.H. Freed
St. Boniface Research Centre; University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada


16:45 – 19:45                                                                                                                        Hall C

S32         Session
              ARRHYTHMIA II:  DIAGNOSIS, DRUG THERAPY, ABLATION

THE EFFECTS OF GENDER, CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS AND DIGOXIN ON DOFETILIDE THERAPEUTIC EFFICACY AND OUTCOMES: AN ACAP-TIKOSYN REGISTRY ANALYSIS
M. Pierce , C.K. Pamidimukala, J.H. Bastawrose, B.M. Azari, R. Usmani, A.M. Benjo,
J. Aziz, W. Pierce, E. Herzog, E.F. Aziz
St. Luke`s and Roosevelt Hospitals, University Hospitals of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA

INTEGRATED CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: AN EFFECTIVE TREATMENT STRATEGY
J.M.L. Hendriks, R. de Wit, H.J.G.M. Crijns, H.J.M. Vrijhoef, M.H. Prins, R. Pisters,
L.A.F.G. Pison, Y. Blaauw, R.G. Tieleman
Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands

AF SURVEILLANCE POST AF ABLATION USING IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC MONITOR
J. Ip, Y. Xie, D. Grimes, K. Jager, J. Boak, D. Gandhi
Sparrow Clinical Research Institute, Lansing, MI, USA

FREQUENCY OF ATRI-VENTRICULAR BLOCK COMPLICATING ST ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
J. Nealis, A. Mironov, C. Mitre, A. Budzikowski, J. Kassotis
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. USA

ENHANCED ABLATION IN PULMONARY VEIN ANTRUM GUIDED BY MAGNETIC NAVIGATION IMPROVES LONG-TERM OUTCOME OF PAROXYSMAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
C.Y. Lu, Y.X. Zhang, R. Zhang, Y Huang, Q .Xu, W.Y, R. Chen, M.H. Liu, S.J. Liu
Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China

RADIOFREQUENCY CATHETER ABLATION VERSUS CRYOABLATION THERAPY FOR TREATMENT OF ATRIAL FLUTTER 
S. Aggarwal
, R.S. Loomba, T.K. Shah, S. Khosla, R.R. Arora
Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL, USA

SAFETY AND FEASIBILITY OF ADENOSINE ADMINISTRATION DURING HYBRID ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ABLATION TO TEST DORMANT PULMONARY VEIN CONDUCTION    
L.A.F.G. Pison
, N. Kumar, Y. Blaauw, K. Vernooy, J. Maassen, H.J. Crijns, M. La Meir
Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, Netherlands

THROMBOLYSIS OF LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE THROMBUS PRIOR TO CARDIOVERSION OR LEFT ATRIAL CIRCUMFERENTIAL ABLATION: A SAFE ALTERNATIVE TO PROLONGED ANTICOAGULATION IN AN URGENT SETTING?
J. Basu, J. Martin, A. Malhotra, K. Rajappan, Y. Bashir
Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

COMPLICATIONS OF TRANSSEPTAL ACCESS IN PEDIATRIC AND CONGENITAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PROCEDURES
J.C. von Alvensleben, M.D. Dick II, D.J. Bradley, O.H. Alam, M.J. LaPage
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

PREDICTORS OF POST-OPERATIVE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION IN CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY
M. Navarro-Genuino, R. Ramboyong
The Medical City, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines

RP INTERVAL DURATION IN SURFACE EKG DURING TYPICAL AVNRT IN ELDERLY PATIENTS
J. Misiri, C.B. Kauffman, F. Kusumoto
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA

13:30 – 18:30                                                                                                                     Poster Hall

P401       NOVEL DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES

STENT STRUT COVERAGE ON FOLLOW-UP OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ACCORDING TO THE TYPES OF STATINS OR LOW DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN CHOLESTEROL LEVEL AFTER DRUG-ELUTING STENT IMPLNATATION
B.K. Kim, Y. Suh, J.S. Kim, D.H. Shin, Y.G. Ko, D. Choi, J. Jang, M.K. Hong
Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

THE ANATOMICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF EARLY NORMALIZATION OF THE ST DEPRESSION IN THE RECOVERY PERIOD
R. Chow, S. Chan, K. Gin, M. Gao, M. Bennett
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

CAROTID ARTERY INTIMAL-MEDIAL THICKNESS (CIMT) IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY (CABG)
M. Alipour, D. Masri, A. Mofazzali
Hoag Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, Vascular Lab., Newport Beach, CA, USA

EXAMINATION OF CAVI MEASUREMENT IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING INITIAL CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY
J. Ando, M. Myojyo, T. Tanaka, A. Kiyosue, Y. Higashikuni, M. Takahashi, H. Fujita, H. Yamashita, I. Komuro
The University Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

IS D DIMER TEST RELIABLE FOR DIAGNOSIS OF DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS?
T. Kon, T. Kurosu, Y. Sugiyama, J. Suzuki, E. Matsubara, T. Matsubara, T. Tomaru
Toho University Medical Center Sakura Hospital, Japan

GLOBAL LONGITUDINAL STRAIN SPECKLE TRACKING IN CONSIDERING ADVERSE CARDIOVASCUALR EVENTS DURING FOLLOW SHORT TERM IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME.
E. Ruiz, I. Marquez, W. Guanipa.
“Dr. Domimgo Luciani” Hospital, IVSS. Caracas, Venezuela

USEFULNESS AND LIMITATION OF ANKLE-BRACHIAL INDEX FOR DIAGNOSIS OF PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE
M. Yamada, J. Suzuki, Y. Sugiyama, T. Matsubara, T. Kon, T. Kurosu, T. Tomaru, Y. Minami
Toho University Medical Center Sakura Hospital, Sakura, Japan

P402       INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY II

EFFECTS OF RADIAL ARTERY ANATOMICAL VARIATIONS ON TRANSRADIAL CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION
W.I. Khalife, S. Gilani, A. Charif, M. Bheemarasetti, A. Al Emam, A. Kumar, S. Sudhakar
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

RECANALIZATION OF CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSIONS BY A SYSTEM OF HIGH-FREQUENCY VIBRATION
L.A. Inigo Garcia, L. Fernandez-Lopez, T. Gil-Jimenez, M. Pombo-Jimenez,
M.A. Martinez-Rey, J.F. Munoz-Bellido, O. Sanz-Vazquez, J.R. Siles-Rubio,
A. Ramirez-Moreno, F. Ruiz-Mateas
Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella, MA, Spain

SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF DRUG-ELUTING STENTS IN CHINESE CAD PATIENTS WITH OFF- AND ON-LABEL INDICATIONS: RESULTS FROM A SINGLE CENTER REGISTRY
X.M. Hou, W.Z. Han, X.B. Qiu, W.Y. Fang, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai, China

COMPARISON OF ZOTAROLIMUS- AND EVEROLIMUS-ELUTING STENTS IN PATIENTS WITH ST-ELEVATION MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE UNDERGOING PRIMARY PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
K. Ahmed, M.H. Jeong, Al Hada Armed Forces Hospital, Taif, Saudi Arabia

ENDOVASCULAR STENT MANAGEMENT OF ATHEROSCLEROTIC CAROTID ARTERY ANEURYSMAL DISEASE
G.A. Delgado, A.G. Truesdell, S.S. Madiraju, P.A. Soukas
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

PSEUDOANEURYSM OF THE ASCENDING AORTA FOLLOWING RIGHT CORONARY STENTING
J. Rubio Alvarez, J. Sierra Quiroga, B. Adrio Nazar, L. Reija Lopez, A. Granda Bauza,
J.M. Martinez Cereijo, C. Rubio Taboada
University Hospital Santiago de Compostela, Spain Compostela, Spain

THE POSITIVE INFLUENCE OF EARLY TRAINING IN THE COMFORT LEVEL OF DOING DIAGNOSTIC ANGIOGRAPHY BY RADIAL ACCESS IN COMPARISON TO FEMORAL ACCESS
S. Gilani, M.  Bheemarasetti, S. Selvin, A. Kumar, A.A. Al Emam, S. Onguti, S. Cherry, A. Charif, W.I. Khalife
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

AFFECTATION OF THE ANTERIOR DESCENDING ARTERY IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC STABLE ANGINA AND CORONARY ANGIOPLASTY MULTIVESSELS
J.M. Telayna, C.S. García, R.A. Costantini
Hospital Universitario Austral, Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina

P403       LIPIDS, LIPOPROTEIN DISORDERS AND CAD / TREATMENT OF DYSLIPOPROTEINEMIA

EFFECT OF THERAPEUTIC LIFESTYLE CHANGE ON HIGH DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN CHOLESTEROL IN PATIENTS WITH METABOLIC SYNDROME
S.H. Kim, H.L. Lee, G.J. Ahn, H.L. Kim, J.B. Seo, W.Y. Chung, J.H. Zo, M.A. Kim
Seoul Boramae Medical Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

THE EVALUATION OF THE USE OF A LIPID TRACKING MATRIX TO IMPROVE PROVIDER ADHERENCE TO LIPID GUIDELINES
D. Ladd, S. McCrone, L. Hardman
Respiratory Motion Inc., USA

LIPOPROTEIN FRACTIONS AND SUBFRACTIONS AND PROTEASES IN POLOXAMER 407–INDUCED ACUTE LIPEMIA AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS
V.M. Loginova, T.A. Korolenko, T.P. Johnston, F.V. Tuzikov, S.Y. Zhanaeva, N.V. Goncharova
Institute of Physiology SB RAMS, Novosibirsk, Russia

P404       HYPERTENSION, BASIC, CLINICAL AND EPIDEMIOLGOICAL

BLOOD PRESSURE (BP) RESPONSE TO EXERCISE IN PATIENTS WITH END STAGE RENAL FAILURE: IMPACT OF AUTONOMIC NEURAL CONTROL MECHANISMS
N Arat, E Ermiþ, S Kahraman, B Kurt, S Apaydin, C Ciftci
Istanbul Bilim University, Department of Cardiology, Istanbul, Turkey

EFFECT OF PREHYPERTENSION AND PEAK BLOOD PRESSURE TO EXCERCISE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF HYPERTENSION IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
M. Bracho, C. Esis, A. Gonzalez, E. Silva, G. Bermudez, S. Briceno, E. Clavell, L. Chacin, G. Calmon, J. Villasmil
Instituto de Investigacion de Enfermedades Cardiovasculares de la Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela

UNVEILING THE MYTH OF THE J-SHAPED RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BLOOD PRESSURE AND CARDIOVASCULAR RISK
R.C. Hermida, D.E. Ayala, A. Mojon, J.R. Fernandez, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain

EFFECTS OF POMEGRANATE JUICE SUPPLEMENTATION ON ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION AND INFLAMMATORY MARKERS IN HYPERTENSSIVE PATIENTS
S. Asgary, M. Keshvari, M. Afshani, A. Sahebkar, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

PARTICIPATION OF SENSORY NERVES IN DIFFERENT MODELS OF FRUCTOSE-INDUCED AND NO-DEFICIENT HYPERTENSION   
V.K. Spiridonov, Z.S. Tolochko, T.A. Korolenko
Institute of Physiology, SB RAMS, Novosibirsk, Russia            

SOME ISSUES ON ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION HEALTH CARE SERVICE IN MONGOLIA
B. Badrakh,O. Radnaa , C. Ochir , B.Vanchin
Health Sciences University of Mongolia, School of Medicine, Mongolia

SYNERGIC EFFECTS OF LEVAMLODIPINE AND BISOPROLOL ON BLOOD PRESSURE REDUCTION, ORGAN PROTECTION AND STROKE PROTECTION IN RATS
G.Z Huang, Shanghai Sixth People's Hospital, Shanghai, China

BLOOD PRESSURE PATTERN AND THE ASSOCIATION OF THE NON-DIPPING STATUS TO THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVEL OF OUTPATIENT FILIPINOS
M.E.V. Enriquez, R.E. Ramboyong, The Medical City, Pasic City, Philippines

MALIGNANT HYPERTENSION WITH THROMBOTIC MICROANGIOPATHY
R. Sekar, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore

IMPACT OF HYPERTENSION ON CARDIAC FUNCTION AND EXERCISE CAPACITY IN WOMEN
M.S. Shin, B.R. Kim, J.G. Seo, J.G. Moon, W.J. Chung, T.H. Ahn
Gachon University Gil Hospital, Incheon, Korea

HYPERTENSIVE EMERGENCIES IN WINTERS
M.A. Zulqarnain, A. Ahmed, U. Exechukwu, D. Beard
Canton Medical Education Foundation, Canton, OH, USA

 

P405       PULMONARY CIRCULATION ASPECTS, PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

BODY MASS INDEX AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS DIAGNOSED WITH PULMONARY EMBOLISM
P. Charoenpong, P. Nambiar, A. Hussaini, C. Clarke
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

IMPACT OF CPAP TREATMENT ON EKG FINDINGS IN PATIENTS WITH SIGNIFICNAT OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
A.A. Almomani, W.I. Khalifeh, A. Aljaafareh, A. Charif, S. Onguti, M. Alghrouz, S. Jokhio, A. Kumar
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

QRS COMPLEX MORPHOLOGY IN PATIENTS WITH OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
V. Christos, L. Bacharova, R. Tisko, R. Tkacova
International Laser Center, Bratislava, Slovakia

USE OF A RESPIRATORY VOLUME MONITOR TO ASSESS RESPIRATORY COMPETENCE IN CARDIAC SURGERY PATIENTS AFTER EXTUBATION
S. Ianchulev, D. Ladd, C.M. MacNabb, N. Marengi, E. Cho, J. Freeman
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA

STATINS THERAPY AND THE SEVERITY OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM
P. Charoenpong , K. Shahwan, N. Poowanawittayakom, C. Clarke
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

IMPACT OF OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA ON THE HEART STRUCTURE BY ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY FINDINGS
A.A. Almomani, W.I. Khalifeh, A. Aljaafareh, A. Charif, S. Onguti, M. Alghrouz, S. Jokhio
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA

EXPERIENCE WITH VENO-VENOUS ECMO IN PATIENTS WITH SEVERE ARDS
T. Strecker, M. Weyand, A. Agaimy
Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Elangen, Germany

SILDENAFIL DECREASES PULMONARY HYPERTENSION AFTER ACUTE PULMONARY EMBOLISM IN CHRONIC HYPOXIA
R. Mizera, D. Hodyc, J. Herget
2nd Medical School, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM IN SIDI BEL ABBES REGION, NORTHWEST ALGERIA: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY
N. Chalal, A. Demmouche
Djillali Liabes University, Sidi Bel Abbes, Algeria

 

P406       CARDIOMYOPATHIES: PATHOGENESIS AND TREATMENT

CLINICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF PHARMACOLOGICALLY INDUCED TAKOTSUBO SYNDROME: IMPLICATIONS FOR TREATMENT AND MECHANISMS
R.W. Murdock, K. Olson, A. Drewry, E. Nichols, J. Kaliebe, D.K. Murdock
Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA, USA

IGNORE A TICK BITE AT YOUR HEART’S PERIL
J.B. Khanagavi, W.S. Aronow, J. Harburger, S. Sule
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

DIFFERENTIATING ISCHAEMIC FROM IDIOPATHIC DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY USING DIFFERENT ULTRASONIC MODALITIES
H.S. Taha, H.I. Kandil, H.H. Rizk, M.S. Elguindy
Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

AN ASSOCIATION OF TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY AND USE OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS
J. Kim, A. Alsherdini, J.S. Chang, G.S. Abela
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

PALPITATIONS AS AN UNUSUAL MANIFESTATION OF A MULTYSYSTEMIC DISEASE
J. Gilson, M. Krishnamurthy, K. Khalighi
Easton Hospital, Academic Affiliated Drexel University, Easton, PA, USA

DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY IN BECKER MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY (CASE REPORT)
P.C. Ines, J.D.A. Magno, R.C. Manuel, A.V. Aquino
Adult Cardiology, Philippine Heart Center, Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City, Philippines

EFFICACY OF CARVEDILOL IN CHRONIC CARDIOMYOPATHY RESULTED FROM ANTHRACYCILINES
M. Goldust
Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

CLINICAL PROFILE, MANAGEMENT, AND OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE REFERRED TO A TERTIARY CARE HEART FAILURE CLINIC IN SAUDI ARABIA: SUBSTUDY OF THE HEARTS REGISTRY 
W.M. Al-Shaqha, A.A. Elasfar, K.F. AlHabib
Al Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

TAKOTSUBO SYNDROME (OR APICAL BALLOONING SYNDROME) SECONDARY TO ZOLMITRIPTAN
J. Garg, S. Devabhaktuni, H. Ahmad
Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

 

P407       ADVANCES IN CARDIAC SURGERY / REVASCULARIZATION

EFFECTS OF IF CURRENT BLOCKER IVABRADINE IN HIGH AND INTERMEDIATE RISK PATIENTS UNDERGOING VASCULAR SURGERY
S.A Hussien, H.I. Kandil, K.S. Mustafa, E. Baligh, H. Khairy
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

CLINICAL OUTCOMES AND IMPACT ON LEFT VENTRICULAR FUNCTION, IN PATIENTS WITH MULTI-VESSEL DISEASE AND SEVERE LV DYSFUNCTION; A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION VERSUS CORONARY-ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING: A SINGLE CENTER EXPERIENCE FROM SAUDI ARABIA
N. Ejaz Khawaja, M. Ibrahim, M.R. Khalid, A.A. Alassal, S. Alsomali, Z. AlHarfi, M.A. Youssef, S.R. Lawand
Prince Salman Heart Centre at King Fahad Medical City . Riyadh, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

PERICARDIAL SYNOVIAL SARCOMA: CHALLENGES IN DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT
J.B. Khanagavi, W.S. Aronow, C.A. Puccio, D. Liu, S. Sule
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA

CLINICAL PROFILE AND SHORT-TERM OUTCOME OF CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY AT THE MEDICAL CITY
M.N. Navarro-Genuino, R.E. Ramboyong
Cardiovascular Center, The Medical City, Pasig City Phillipines

SUCCESSFUL ASPIRATION AND RHEOLYTIC THROMBECTOMY OF RENAL ARTERY INFARCTS
R. Khouzam, R.R. Attia
 University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA

 

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July 28, 2013

 

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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™.

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