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Saturday,
July 25, 2015
Sunday,
July 26, 2015
Monday,
July 27, 2015
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
Poster Sessions Poster Sessions Poster Sessions

 

Saturday, July 25, 2015

09:00 - 10:15   HALL A
 09:00

OC OPENING CEREMONY
Chair: John A. Elefteriades, USA

GREETINGS
Asher Kimchi, USA
Founder and Chairman
International Academy of Cardiology

John A. Elefteriades, USA
Chairman, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Cardiovascular Surgery
International Academy of Cardiology


Jeffrey S. Borer, USA
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Valvular Heart Disease
International Academy of Cardiology


Naranjan S. Dhalla, Canada
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Molecular Cardiology
International Academy of Cardiology


Laurence Sperling, USA
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
International Academy of Cardiology


Nathan D. Wong, USA
Member, Scientific Executive Committee
Chairman, Section of Preventive Cardiology
International Academy of Cardiology


PRESENTATION OF 2015 AWARDS
John A. Elefteriades, USA
Jeffrey S. Borer, USA

 
09:35 - 10:15 OL OPENING LECTURE - NINTH H.J.C. SWAN MEMORIAL LECTURE
Chair: E.A. Amsterdam, Sacramento, CA, USA

HALL A
09:40 INTRODUCTION
E.A. Amsterdam, Sacramento, CA, USA
 
09:45 STATE-OF-THE-ART CVD PREVENTION: LOOKING BEYOND AND INTERPRETING THE ACC/AHA PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE GUIDELINES (Invited Lecture)
Nathan D. Wong, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
 319
10:15  COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
     
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
10:45-13:30   HALL A
 

PL01    Plenary Session:
NOVEL CELLULAR MECHANISMS OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
 

Chairs:
K. Maiese, Newark, NJ, USA
Z.S. Galis
, Bethesda, MD, USA

 
10:45 VASCULAR RESIDENT STEM CELLS IN ARTERIOSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
Q. Xu, King's College London, London, UK
001
11:00 EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM - THE NANOMEDICAL EVALUATION OF ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
T. Malinski, M.M. Rudek Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
 
002
11:15 NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITIES OF APOPTOSIS AND AUTOPHAGY IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: CAN WE CHART A CLEAR COURSE? (Invited Lecture)
K. Maiese, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA
 
003
11:30 THE SECRET SUPREMACY OF SMALL BLOOD VESSELS, AN ENDURING PUZZLE OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM: RESEARCH GAPS AND OPPORTUNITIES (Invited Lecture)
Z.S. Galis, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
004
11:45 AGING, ESTROGEN, CELL SENESCENCE AND VASCULAR INFLAMMATION (Invited Lecture)
A.A. Knowlton, H.V. Hwang, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
005
12:00 CORONARY VASOMOTOR REGULATION BY CRP AND LOX-1 RECEPTORS (Invited Lecture)
L. Kuo, T.W. Hein Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX, USA
006
12:15 REGULATION OF EARLY GROWTH RESPONSE PROTEIN-1 IN VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS (Invited Lecture)
A.K. Srivastava, Centre Hospitalier de l' Universite de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
007
12:30 CARDIOVASCULAR EFFECTS OF CARFILZOMIB, A NEW PROTEASOME INHIBITOR, ON CORONARY RESISTENCIES, VASCULAR TONE AND VASCULAR REACTIVITY (Invited Lecture)
T.M. Scarabelli, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA
008
12:45 ASPIRIN-INSENSITIVE THROMBOXANE GENERATION AS A MARKER OF ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION (Invited Lecture)
J.J. Rade, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
009
13:00 REGULATION OF MYOCARDIN ACTIVITY IN VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE (Invited Lecture)
X-L. Zheng, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Canada
010
13:15 ATHEROSCLEROSIS, CANCER AND WOUND HEALING; THE SYSTEMS BIOLOGY CONNECTION (Invited Lecture)
A.R. Lucas, S. Ambadapadi, S. Morshed, G. Munuswamy Ramanujam, D. Zheng, R. Thoburn, L. Liu, E. Dai, K. Lakshmyya, G. McFadden, University of Florida, USA
011
13:30 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
10:45-13:15   HALL B

 

PL02   Plenary Session:
CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING: FROM DIAGNOSIS TO PROGNOSIS

Chairs:
J. Mahmarian, Houston, TX, USA
S.F. Nagueh, Houston, TX, USA

 

10:45 DETERMINANTS OF CARDIAC FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH DILATED CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
S.F. Nagueh, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX, USA
 
012
11:00 PREDICTING LONG-TERM RISK IN GENERALLY ASYMPTOMATIC PATIENTS: CARDIAC TESTING IN A MULTIMODALITY IMAGING WORLD (Invited Lecture)
S. Chang, F. Nabi, J. Xu, J. Mahmarian, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX, USA
013
11:15 CAC TESTING IN 2015: ROLE IN SHARED DECISION MAKING? (Invited Lecture)
K. Nasir, Center for Wellness and Prevention Baptist Health South Florida, Miami Beach, FL, USA
014
11:30 CURRENT STATUS OF INTRAVASCULAR IMAGING (Invited Lecture)
S.K. Koshy, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
015
11:45 SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF DUAL MOTION ROTATIONAL CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
J.A. Garcia, Orlando Health, Orlando, FL, USA
016
12:00 EMERGING NONINVASIVE TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSMENT OF MYOCARDIAL STIFFNESS BY ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY (Invited Lecture)
C. Pislaru, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
017
12:15 COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY CORONARY ANGIOGRAPHY: DIAGNOSTIC AND PROGNOSTIC VALUE (Invited Lecture)
F.B. Sozzi, Cardiology Unit, Policlinico Hospital, Milan, Italy
018
12:30 EXERCISE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES (Invited Lecture)
M. Prokudina, Federal North-West Medical Research Center, St. Petersburg, Russia
019
12:45 POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND, THE NEW PHYSICAL EXAMINATION (Invited Lecture)
I. Kedan, R. Khandwalla, M. Ciozda Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA
020
13:00 DO PELVIC VASCULAR BED CALCIFICATIONS CORRELATE TO CORONARY ARTERY CALCIFICATIONS IN MODERN AMERICAN POPULATION? (Invited Lecture)
K. Palatnik, M.J. Budoff, M. Kim, D.S. Berman, J. Mirocha, Y. Charuzi, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
021
13:15 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
10:45 - 12:30   HALL C
  S21   Session:  
INTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY / ANTITHROMBOTIC AND ANTIPLATELET THERAPY IN PCI

Chairs:
J.D. Marsh, Little Rock, AR, USA
H.K. Reddy, St. Louis, MO, USA
 
10:45 UPDATE ON THE TREATMENT OF THE CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSION (Invited Lecture)
B. Uretsky, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
022
11:00 CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE PATTERN AND OUTCOME FOLLOWING TRANSRADIAL AND TRANSFEMORAL INTERVENTIONS IN RECENT ANTIPLATELET ERA: A PROPENSITY SCORE-MATCHED ANALYSIS
K.S. Cha, J.C. Choi, J.H. Choi, B. Kim, J.S. Park, H.W. Lee, J.H. Oh,
H.C. Lee, T.J. Hong, J. Yoon, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, South Korea
023
11:15 UTILITY OF FREQUENCY DOMAIN OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF ANGIOGRAPHICALLY OPTIMIZED STENTED LESIONS
M. Agrawal, Z. Ahmed, A. Hakeem, B.F. Uretsky, Central Arkansas Veterans Health System and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
024
11:30 LONG TERM CLINICAL OUTCOMES FOLLOWING SIROLIMUS-ELUTING STENT IMPLANTATION IN DIABETIC VS. NON-DIABETIC PATIENTS
L. Mimish, A. Khoja, N. Ahmad, I. Altnji, H. Mimish, B. Khambhati,
A. Thakkar, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
025
11:45 FERROMAGNETIC STENT-GRAFT FOR RAPID ENDOTHELIAL CELL-CAPTURE
S. Uthamaraj, B.J. Tefft, G.S. Sandhu, D. Dragomir-Daescu,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
026
12:00 RADIAL APPROACH TO CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT ANGIOGRAPHY AND INTERVENTION REDUCES ACCESS SITE COMPLICATIONS
Y.R. Manda, S. Agrawal, C. Sarnoski, R. Durkin, P. Puleo, J. Shirani, St Lukes University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
027
12:15 RELATIONSHIP OF INTRA-PROCEDURAL HEPARIN DOSE AND ACTIVATED CLOTTING TIME DURING PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION
K. Narala, S. Banga, H. Ghadiam, D. Narala, T. Grewal, A. Aggarwal,
A. Akepati, S. Mungee, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Illinois, USA
028
12:30 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
10:45 - 12:45   HALL D
 

S22   Session:  
PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY, CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE

Chairs:
B.N. Mora, Rochester, MN, USA
C.S. Snyder, Cleveland, OH, USA

 
10:45 RIGHT ATRIAL MECHANICS PROVIDE USEFUL INSIGHTS IN IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY HYPERTENSION IN CHILDREN
K. Hope, Y. Wang, H. Nawaytou, B. Hanna, A. Banerjee, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
029
11:00 MORPHOLOGIC SEVERITY DOES NOT PREDICT MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTILE FUNCTION IN PEDIATRIC NONCOMPACTION CARDIOMYOPATHY
C. Lilje, J.C. Cronan, K. Leone, O. Evrim, S. Patel, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
030
11:15 TRANSCATHETER CLOSURE OF PERIMEMBRANOUS VENTRICULAR SEPTAL DEFECT
A. Lorber, M. Dotan, Y. Or, Ruth Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine – Technion, Haifa, Israel
031
11:30 PEDIATRIC POST-OPERATIVE ATRIO-VENTRICULAR BLOCK MEETS THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: A NEW STRATEGY FOR MANAGEMENT
M.L. Morello, J.S. Steinberg, C. Snyder, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA
032
11:45 HEART FAILURE CRT PACING IN CONGENITAL HEART: ACUTE VENTRICULAR PACED CONTRACTILITY (DP/DT) IS AN EFFECTIVE MARKER TO PREDICT CHRONIC EFFICACY
P.P. Karpawich, Y. Sanil, N. Bansal, K. Zelin, The Children's Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
 
033
12:00 ABNORMAL FETAL Z-SCORES ARE A SENSITIVE PREDICTOR OF FETAL CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE
C.A. Albaro, R.G. Shah, K.F. Welke, A.M. Duncan, J.J. Shah,
M.T. Bramlet, Children's Hospital of Illinois, Peoria, IL, USA
 
034
12:15 PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS AND OUTCOMES OF FETUSES WITH TRICUSPID ATRESIA IN A COUNTRY WITH LIMITED RESOURCES
R. Bejiqi, R.J. Retkoceri, H.S. Bejiqi, A.S. Beha, A.R. Retkoceri, Pediatric Clinic Universitu Clinical Center of Kosovo, Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo
 
035
12:30 OUTCOME OF PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WHO UNDERWENT TETRALOGY OF FALLOT CORRECTION IN CORRELATION WITH THE SURGICAL TECHNIQUE USED IN RELIEVING THE RVOT OBSTRUCTION
L.G. Mandigma, M.B.A. Azcueta, C.A. Estevanez, M.C. Yap, Philippine Heart Center, Quezon City, Philippines
 
036
12:45 LUNCH BREAK, VISIT POSTERS AND EXHIBITION  
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
14:00 - 15:45   HALL A
 

PL03   Plenary Session:
NEW INSIGHTS AND STRATEGIES FOR MYOCARDIAL REMODELING AND HEART FAILURE

Chairs:
H.N. Sabbah, Detroit, MI, USA
F.G. Spinale, Columbia, SC, USA

 
14:00 VIEWING HEART FAILURE AS INTERSTITIAL CANCER: DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC AVENUES (Invited Lecture)
F.G. Spinale, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
061
14:15 BENDAVIA (MTP-131), A MITOCHONDRIA TARGETING PEPTIDE, NORMALIZES DYSREGULATION OF MITOCHONDRIA FISSION AND FUSION PROTEINS IN MYOCARDIUM OF DOGS WITH CHRONIC HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
H.N. Sabbah, R.C. Gupta, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, USA
062
14:30 GENE-TARGETING OF NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE RECEPTOR-A ENHANCES THE EXPRESSION OF RAAS COMPONENTS LEADING TO INFLAMMATORY HYPERTENSIVE HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
K.N. Pandey, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
063
14:45 ALTERED NUCLEAR AND CYTOSKELETAL MECHANICS IN CARDIAC MYOCYTES WITH D192G NUCLEAR LAMIN MUTATION (Invited Lecture)
C.S. Long, L. Mestroni, O. Sbaizero, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
064
15:00 MOLECULAR REGULATION OF DOXORUBICIN INDUCED HEART FAILURE (Invited Lecture)
R. Dhingra, V. Margulets, D. Jassal, G. Dorn II, L.A. Kirshenbaum,
St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
065
15:15 CALCIUM SIGNAL, TRANSCRIPTION AND DCM (Invited Lecture)
B. Tuana, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
066
15:30 THE ROLE OF MICRORNAS IN PERIPARTUM CARDIOMYOPATHY (Invited Lecture)
N. Nair, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, WA, USA
067
15:45 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
14:00 - 16:15   HALL B
  PL04   Plenary Session:
ARRHYTHMIA, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY AND STROKE PREVENTION

Chairs:
M.E. Cain, Buffalo, NY, USA
A.B. Curtis
, Buffalo, NY, USA
 
14:00 ARRHYTHMIAS IN ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
C.I. Berul, Children's National Medical Center, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
068
14:15

THE 2014 AF GUIDELINES: WHAT'S NEW? (Invited Lecture)
M.E. Cain, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
 

069
14:30 GLOBAL ATRIAL FIBRILLATION BURDEN: PREVENTION RATHER THAN TREATMENT MUST BE THE GOAL! (Invited Lecture)
K. Seidl, Medizinische Klinik IV, Ingolstadt, Germany
070
14:45

HYBRID ATRIAL FIBRILLATION FOR ADVANCED ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (Invited Lecture)
A. Khoynezhad, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

071
15:00 LEFT VENTRICULAR REVERSE REMODELING WITH BIVENTRICULAR VERSUS RIGHT VENTRICULAR PACING IN PATIENTS WITH ATRIOVENTRICULAR BLOCK AND LEFT HEART FAILURE IN THE BLOCK HF TRIAL (Invited Lecture)
M. St. John Sutton, A.B. Curtis, S.J. Worley, T. Plappert, P.B. Adamson, E.S. Chung, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
072
15:15 SYNCOPE VS PSUEDOSYNCOPE: DIFFERENTIATION, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT (Invited Lecture)
J. Robinson, C. Snyder, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH, USA
073
15:30

SUCCESS OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ABLATION IN VARIOUS SUBSETS (Invited Lecture)
K. Srivathsan, Mayo Clinic, AZ, USA

074
15:45 ZHANG’S PHENOMENON (HIS ELECTROGRAM ALTERNANS) AND A NEW MODEL OF ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE DUAL PATHWAY CONDUCTION (Invited Lecture)
Y. Zhang, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, USA
075
16:00 LONG TERM OUTCOMES OF SURGICAL AF ABLATION: ASSEESSMENT OF EFFICACY USING IMPLANTABLE CARDIAC MONITORS
C. Castellani, M. Viqar, D. Gandhi, D. Grimes, J. Boak, J. Ip, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
076
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
14:00 - 16:15   HALL C
  S23  Session:
ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK / MODIFICATION OF LIPOPROTEINS

Chairs:
R.S. Rosenson, New York, NY, USA
L. Sperling
, Atlanta, GA, USA

 
14:00 LIFE-EXPECTANCY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN OLYMPIC HIGH JUMPERS AND DISCUS THROWERS
J. Lee-Heidenreich, J. Myers, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA and Stanford University, Stanford CA, USA
077
14:15 CHOLESTEROL GOALS & TARGETS: SHOULD WE IMPROVE-IT? (Invited Lecture)
L. Sperling, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
078
14:30 THE EFFECTS OF PLANT-BASED, MEDITERRANEAN, PALEOLITHIC, AND DASH DIETS ON CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE RISK
A.J. Allen, D.R. Talreja, H.A. Buchanan, J. Wetmore, D. Winegar, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
079
14:45 QUANTIFYING THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: A META-ANALYSIS
A.A. Wahid, N. Manek, M. Nichols, P. Kelly, C. Foster, P. Webster, A. Kaur, C. Friedemann Smith, P. Scarborough, University of Oxford, Oxon, UK

080
15:00 ASPIRIN FOR PRIMARY PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND ALL-CAUSE MORTALITY: A META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS
A. Alrifai, S. Al Halabi, R.S. Rosenstein, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Regional Medical Campus, Atlantis, FL, USA
081
15:15 RISK OF MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND STROKE IN WOMEN WITH FAMILY STRESS IN GENERAL POPULATION 25-64 YEARS IN RUSSIA: WHO EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PROGRAM MONICA-PSYCHOSOCIAL
V. Gafarov, D. Panov, E. Gromova, I Gagulin, A. Gafarova, Collaborative Laboratory of Cardiovascular Diseases Epidemiology SB RAMS, Novosibirsk, Russia
082
15:30 DECREASED SERUM VASPIN LEVELS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE: A META-ANALYSIS
P. Agasthi, A. Chenna, P. Kudaravalli, S. Aloor, A. Onwuanyi, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno, Nevada, USA
083
15:45 GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE MORTALITY IN ASIAN AMERICAN SUBGROUPS
J. Pu, K.G. Hastings, D. Boothroyd, P.O. Jose, S. Chung, M.R. Cullen,
L.P. Palaniappan, D.H. Rehkopf, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA, USA
084
16:00 MAJOR CAUSES OF DEATH FOR EAST ASIAN SUBGROUPS IN THE UNITED STATES COMPARED TO COUNTRIES OF ORIGIN (2003-2011)
K.G. Hastings, K.I. Kapphahn, H. Hedlin, B. Zhao, M.R. Cullen, M. Barry, L.P. Palaniappan, K. Eggleston, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
085
16:15 COFFEE BREAK, VISIT POSTERS & EXHIBITION  
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
14:00 - 15:45   HALL D
  S24  Session:
NEW DIRECTIONS IN CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY: HEART VALVE SURGERY / CORONARY REVASCULARIZATION / MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT / CARDIAC TRANSPLANTATION

Chairs:
M. Dandel, Berlin, Germany
A. Khoynezhad, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 
14:00 TREATMENT OF OBSTRUCTIVE THROMBOSED PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE (Invited Lecture)
S.H. Rahimtoola, G. Huang University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
086
14:15 LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE – A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR EXCLUSION
S.K. Singh, V. Devenraj, D. Kaushal King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India
087
14:30 WHICH STEM CELL TYPE IS MORE EFFICIENT AS AN ADJUNCTIVE TO SURGICAL TREATMENT OF SEVERE ISCHEMIC HEART FAILURE; EXPANDED MESENCHYMAL OR RECYCLING STEM CELLS?
S.H. Ahmadi, M. Soleymani, M. Sahebjam, A.A. Karimi, M. Madani Civi, Tehran Heart Center, TUMS, Tehran, Iran
088
14:45 EXAMINING THE COMPLEMENTARY EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ADDITION OF WARFARIN TO ASPIRIN ON PREVENTION OF SAPHENOUS VEIN GRAFT THROMBOSIS
D. De Leon, F. Alemu, M. Bentley, J. Payne, T. Ball, Carillon Clinic-Virginia Tech School of Medicine, Roanoke, USA
089
15:00 RISK FACTORS FOR AAA IN SUBJECTS LESS THAN 65 YEARS OF AGE
A. Parashar, K. Joshi, V. Chilakapati, N. Jarmukli, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Salem, VA, USA
090
15:15 IMPELLA 2.5: TIME FOR A MORATORIUM?
P. Samani, R. Arcenas, H. Khattak, H. Hahn, B. Schwartz, Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio, USA
091
15:30 EXAMINING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF DUAL ANTIPLATELET THERAPY WITH ASPIRIN AND CLOPIDOGREL IN PREVENTING SAPHENOUS VEIN GRAFT THROMBOSIS GIVEN ITS PROVEN BENEFIT WITH CORONARY THROMBOSIS
D. De Leon, F. Alemu, J. Payne, M. Bentley, T. Ball, Carillon Clinic-Virginia Tech School of Medicine, Roanoke, USA
092
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
16:45-18:00   HALL A
 

PL05   Plenary Session:
CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF CARDIOPROTECTION, CARDIAC REGENERATION AND REMODELING


Chairs:
A.M. Gerdes, Old Westbury, NY, USA
J.G. Filep, Montreal, QC, Canada

 
16:45 C-REACTIVE PROTEIN MODULATION OF INFLAMMATION IN ACUTE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE (Invited Lecture)
J.G. Filep, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
094
17:00 CARDIOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF THERAPEUTIC T3 TREATMENT IN MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION AND ISCHEMIA REPERFUSION (Invited Lecture)
A.M. Gerdes, V. Rajagopalan, Y. Zhang, Y. Chen, New York Institute of Technology-College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, USA
095
17:15 REGULATION OF INTESTINAL GENES BY AN ORAL PEPTIDE REDUCES SYSTEMIC INFLAMMATION AND ATHEROGENESIS (Invited Lecture)
M. Navab, S. Mottahedan, G. Doroudian, A. Parsa, F. Yazdanpanah,
M. Sharifzadeh, S. Vazirian, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
096
17:30 ALTERATIONS OF MACROPHAGE GSH/GSSG STATUS REGULATE CD36 EXPRESSION AND FOAM CELL FORMATION: IMPLICATION OF GSH-ANTIOXIDANT SYSTEM IN ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Invited Lecture)
X. Yang, H. Yao, Y. Chen, Y. Duan, J. Han, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
097
17:45 RELAXIN, A POTENTIAL THERAPY FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
B. Henry, C. McTiernan, A. Parikh, D. Patel, S. Shroff, D. Schwartzman,
G. Salama, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
098
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
16:45 - 18:45   HALL B
  S25  Session:
CHRONIC ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE – MECHANISMS AND MANAGEMENT

Chairs:
J.A. Garcia, Orlando, FL, USA
R. Manfredini
, Ferrara, Italy

 
16:45 SPOTTY CALCIFICATION IN SUPERFICIAL LOCATION IS A MARKER OF VULNERABLE PLAQUE
J. Pu, P. Zhang, G. Mintz, B. He, Shanghai Renji Hosp, School of Med, Shanghai Jiaotong Univ, Shanghai, China
17:00 IMPACT OF PERCUTANEOUS INTERVENTION OF CORONARY CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSION ON LEFT VENTRICULAR EJECTION FRACTION
Y.R. Manda, S. Agrawal, R. Durkin, C. Sarnoski, P. Puleo, J. Shirani,
St Lukes University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
099
17:15 UTILITY OF A NOVEL CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE BIOMARKER ALGORITHM IN MODIFYING PHYSICIAN ADHERENCE TO GUIDELINE-BASED THERAPY
D.S. Harrington, N.D. Wong, Y. Luo, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
100
17:30 CYP2D6 GENETIC INFORMATION-GUIDED METOPROLOL USE IN A CARDIOLOGY CLINIC – A PROSPECTIVE STUDY
A. Kodali, K. Khalighu, Y. Wu, S.A. Mirabbasi, B. Khalighi, W.Q. Fan, Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, USA
101
17:45 SERUM CYSTATIN C, AN INDEX OF RENAL DYSFUNCTION, AS A MARKER IN ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE
M.M. Gevorgyan, N.P. Voronina, T.V. Kozaruk, Ts.P Korolenko,
T.A. Korolenko, Institute of Physiology and Fundamental Medicine, Scientific Center of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, SB RAMS, Novosibirsk, Russia
102
18:00 CORONARY SINUS FILLING TIME IN PATIENTS HAVING ANGINA WITH NORMAL EPICARDIAL CORONARY ARTERIES
S.K. Banerjee, M.F.I. Khaled, C.M. Ahmed, T. Parvin, D.K. Adhikary, BSMMU, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh
103
18:15 INCREASED LV MASS IS RELATED WITH ATYPICAL CHEST PAIN IN WOMEN
M-S. Shin, Y.H. Kim, W.J. Shim, S.M. Park, K.I. Cho, M.A. Kim, G.J. Shin, K.S. Hong, Heart Center, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Korea
104
18:30 HEART ATTACKS IN YOUNG ADULTS OF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA
O.S. Sandhu, B.K. Joshi, University of San Francisco Fresno, Fresno, CA, USA
105
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
16:45 - 18:45   HALL C
  S26  Session:
ADVANCES IN HEART FAILURE, CARDIOMYOPATHIES AND PULMONARY HYPERTENSION

Chairs:
M.A. Alpert, Columbia, MO, USA
A.A. Knowlton
, Davis, CA, USA
 
16:45 COLCHICINE FOR PREVENTION OF PERICARDITIS RECURRENCE: META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS
M.S. Salih, H.A. Mlatoum, E. Leung, D.G. Meyers, St Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield, MO, USA
106
17:00 PATTERN OF CARDIAC SURVEILLANCE AMONG LYMPHOMA PATIENTS RECEIVING ANTHRACYCLINE-BASED CHEMOTHERAPY
O.Y. Hung, J.R. Brown, T. Dai, K.A. Easley, C.R. Flowers, S. Parashar, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
107
17:15 LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE (LVAD) REVERSES INHIBITION ON BETA-ADRENERGIC RECEPTOR RESENSITIZATION
E. Martelli, A. Chattterjee, C. Moravec, R. Starling, S.V. Naga Prasad, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
108
17:30 THE IMPACT OF LIVER TRANSPLANTATION ON MYOCARDIAL FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH FAMILIAL AMYLOID POLYNEUROPATHY
R. Placido, N. Cortez-Dias, M. Nobre e Menezes, G. Lima da Silva,
I. Conceicao, T. Guimaraes, S. Goncalves, A.G. Almeida, F. Pinto,
C. Azevedo, Coutinho Hospital Santa Maria, Serv Cardiologia I, Lisbon Academic Medical Centre, CCUL, Lisbon, Portugal
109
17:45 RESOLUTION OF THE S WAVE IN LEAD I: A CRITERION OF SUCCESSFUL THROMBOLYSIS IN ACUTE PULMONARY EMBOLISM
D.B. Petrov, M.H. Milanova, Emergency Hospital "Pirogov" Sofia, Bulgaria
110
18:00 EXERCISE HEMODYNAMICS AMONG PATIENTS WITH DYSPNEA ON EXERTION
M. Rumbak, J.H. Kim, M. Sadique, M. Ali, A. Qamar, A. Ali, Institute of Cardiovascular Excellence, Ocala, FL, USA
111
18:15 PERICARDIAL DECOMPRESSION SYNDROME: AN ENTITY IN NEED OF URGENT ATTENTION
A. Sinha, A. Singh, R. Kumar, J. Shirani, Saint Lukes University Hospital, Bethlehem, PA, USA
112
18:30 BIOMARKERS IN THE RESPITE TRIAL INVESTIGATING RIOCIGUAT IN PAH PATIENTS WITH INSUFFICIENT RESPONSE TO PDE-5I
J. Klinger, M.M. Hoeper, R. Benza, G. Simonneau, D Langleben, R Naeije, P.A. Corris, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
113
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015
16:45 - 18:45   HALL D
  S27  Session:
NEW DIAGNOSTIC METHODS AND IMAGING TECHNIQUES / ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY

Chairs:
Y. Charuzi, Los Angeles, CA, USA
S.K. Koshy
, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
 
16:45 DOBUTAMINE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY FOR CARDIOVASCULAR RISK STRATIFICATION PRIOR TO RENAL TRANSPLANT
Y.R. Manda, A. Sinha, S. Agrawal, A. Singh, J. Shirani, St Luke's University Health Network, Bethlehem, PA, USA
114
17:00 UTILITY OF HAND HELD ECHO FOR ASSESSMENT OF LEFT ATRIAL VOLUME IN CLINICAL SETTINGS
V. Ng, J. Hu, D. Wong, P.K. Lee, P. Nair, J. Jue, K. Gin, M. Barnes,
D. Thompson, T.S. Tsang, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
115
17:15 3D ECHO CAN BE USED TO OPTIMIZE PACING ALONG THE LONGITUDINAL LEFT VENTRICULAR AXIS WHEN USING A MULTIPOLAR LEAD
W.B. Cutting, D. Winchester, M. Panna, M. Jansen, J. Petersen,
M. Mckillop, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
116
17:30 DIASTOLIC MYOCARDIAL STIFFNESS ESTIMATED BY ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN PATIENTS WITH AORTIC STENOSIS
M.M. Alashry, S.A. Luis, P.A. Pellikka, S.V. Pislaru, C. Pislaru, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, USA
117
17:45 EXERCISE STRESS ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY BETTER PREDICTS MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA THAN EXERCISE ECG IN FEMALE PATIENTS WITH CHEST PAIN
S-J. Park, J.O. Choi, J.H. Choi, S.C. Lee, D.J. Choi, S.W. Park, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
118
18:00 CENTRAL OBESITY: AN INDEPENDENT ROLE OR SYNERGISTIC EFFECT TO METABOLIC SYNDROME ON RIGHT VENTRICULAR STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION?
F.A. Ali, S.W.G. Bakhoum, Z.A. Ashour, D.R. Elremisy, Kasr Al-Ainy Hospital. Cardiology Department, Cairo University, Egypt
119
18:15 VALUE OF RESTING MYOCARDIAL DEFORMATION ASSESSMENT BY TWO DIMENSIONAL SPECKLE TRACKING ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY IN DETECTING THE PRESENCE, AND PREDICTING THE EXTENT AND LOCALIZATION OF CORONARY ARTERY AFFECTION IN PATIENTS WITH SUSPECTED STABLE CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
M.A.S. Fahim, S.W.G. Bakhoum, Y.Y. Abdelmoneim, H.S. Taha, Kasr Al-Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt
120
18:30 IMPROVEMENTS IN LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE VELOCITIES FOLLOWING TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT
T. Ando, D. Slovut, C. Taub, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY, USA
121

 

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