Session Detail


Poster Session
PO05.Poster Session V.
Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Poster Town, Exhibit Hall
Primary Category: Special Session
Chair:
Presentations:
Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-01. Assessing the QTC During Class III Antiarrhythmic Drug Loading: Bazett’s Corrected QT Interval Overestimates the QT Interval in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation at High Heart Rates
Kimberly D. Guise, NP, T. Jennifer Walker, NP, Jennifer Cohen, MD, Anil K. Gehi, MD, John P. Mounsey, MD, PhD and Eugene H. Chung, MD. UNC Heart and Vascular, Chapel Hill, NC

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-02. Using 3-dimensional Mapping To Reduce Radiation Exposure During Pediatric Ablation
Brian Armstrong, RN, Ira Shetty, MD, Staci Wilcosh, CVT, John Carr, CVT, Anna Kamp, MD, Brynn Dechert-Crooks, MSN, NP, RN, Martin LaPage, MD, David J. Bradley, MD and Macdonald Dick, II, MD. CS Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Advocate Hope Children's Hospital, Oak Lawn, IL

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-03. Computer Generated QTc Fails To Identify Prolonged QTc In Patients With And Without Congenital Heart Disease
Christine Meliones, MSN, NP, RN, Michael Carboni, MD, Salim Idriss, MD and Ronald Kanter, MD. Duke Children's Hospital, Durham, NC

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-04. Sexual Functioning in Female Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Recipients
Lauren D. Vazquez, PhD, Jamie B. Conti, MD and Samuel F. Sears, PhD. Ochsner Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, New Orleans, LA, University of Florida, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gainesville, FL, East Carolina University, Departments of Psychology and Cardiovascular Sciences, Greenville, NC

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-05. Dronedarone: Real Life Experience And Follow Up
Melissa J. Snider, PharmD, J. Michael Boyd, PharmD, Andrea Hirsch, PharmD, Mahmoud Houmsse, MD, Emile Daoud, MD, John Hummel, MD, Steven Kalbfleisch, MD, Ralph Augostini, MD, Raul Weiss, MD, David Hart, MD, Charles Love, MD, Zhenguo Liu, MD, Troy Rhodes, MD, Kyle Porter, No Degree and Cynthia A. Carnes, PharmD, PhD. The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-06. Incidence And Predictors For Permanent Pacemaker Requirement After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation - A Systematic Review Of The Literature
Damir Erkapic, MD, Tamas Bauernfeind, MD, Salvatore De Rosa, MD and Stefan Hohnloser, MD, PHD, FHRS. University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-07. Safety And Electrical Performance Of The New CapSureFix MRI Lead In Patients With Standard Pacing Indication
Luca Santini, MD, Massimo Santini, MD, Saverio Iacopino, MD, Leonardo Calò, MD, Leo Piraino, MD, Roberto Verlato, MD, Carla Svetlich, MD, Giovanni Morani, MD, Renato P.. Ricci, MD, Stefano Aquilani, MD, Giovanni B. Forleo, MD, Fortunata Sciotto, MS and Maria Grazia Bongiorni, MD. Policlinico Universitario Tor Vergata – Department of Cardiology, Rome, Italy, San Filippo Neri Hospital – Department of Cardiology, Rome, Italy, Villa S.Anna Hospital – Department of Elettrofisiologia e Cardiostimolazione, Catanzaro, Italy, Policlinico Casilino – Department of cardiology, Rome, Italy, Ospedale Civico - Department of Cardiology, Palermo, Italy, Ospedale di Camposampiero – Department of Cardiology, Camposampiero, Italy, Ospedale Unico della Versilia – Department of Cardiology, Lido di Camaiore, Italy, Ospedale Civile Maggiore-Borgo Trento – Department of Cardiology, Verona, Italy, Medtronic Italia S.p.A., Milan, Italy, Az. Osp Universitaria Pisana – Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Pisa, Italy

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-08. Lower AF Burden And Time To AF Recurrence By Remote Monitoring In Comparison To Standard Approach In Elderly Pacemaker Patients: A Prospective And Randomized Study
Carlos E. Lima, MD, Martino Martinelli, Filho, MD, PhD, Rodrigo T. Silva, MD, Silvana A. Nishioka, MD, PhD, Sérgio F. Siqueira, ENG, SCD, FHRS, Bruno H. Dias, MD, Anisio A. Pedrosa, MD, PhD, Luciene D. Jesus, RN, Mauricio Wajngarten, MD, PhD and Roberto Costa, MD, PhD. Heart Institute (InCor) - University of São Paulo - Brazil, São Paulo - Brazil, Brazil

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-09. Incidence And Clinical Impact Of Inappropriate Detection In Implantable Loop Recorders
Angel Moya, MD, PhD, Axel Sarrias, MD, Jordi Perez-Rodon, MD, Ivo Roca, MD, Nuria Rivas, MD and David Garcia-Dorado, MD, PhD. Hospital Vall D''Hebron, Barcelona, Spain

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-10. Incidence And Clinical Implication Of Tricuspid Regurgitation In Patients With Permanent Pacemaker
jumsuk ko, MD, joenggwan Cho, MD, PhD and Namsik Yoon, MD, PhD. Chonnam national university hospital, Gwangju, Korea, Republic of

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-11. Clinical Prediction Model for Death prior to Appropriate Therapy in Primary Prevention Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease
Johannes B. van Rees, MD, C. Jan Willem Borleffs, MD, PhD, Guido H.. van Welsenes, MS, Enno T.. van der Velde, PhD, Suzanne C.. Cannegieter, MD, PhD, Jeroen J. Bax, MD, PhD and Martin J. Schalij, MD, PhD. Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-12. Incidence and Predictors of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapies in Patients with Cardiac Sarcoidosis
Joseph L. Schuller, MD, Thomas C.. Crawford, MD, Matthew M.. Zipse, MD, Ryan G. Aleong, MD, Howard D.. Weinberger, MD, Paul D. Varosy, MD, John F. Beshai, MD, Frank M. Bogun, MD and William H. Sauer, MD. University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-13. Tachyarrhythmia Discrimination Via Dynamic Impedance Monitoring
Karin Jarverud, MS, Michael Broomé, MD, PhD, Kjell Norén, MS, Tomas Svensson, MS, Stefan Hjelm, MS, Malin Hollmark, PhD and Anders Björling, MS. St. Jude Medical, Järfälla, Sweden, Karolinska Hospital, Solna, Sweden

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-14. Initial Experience With A New Quadripolar Cable For Left Ventricular Stimulation. Impact Over Phrenic Stimulation And Pacing Thresholds
Joaquín Osca, MD, PhD, Juan Miguel Sanchez, MD, Oscar Cano, MD, DMSc, David Tejada, MD, Begona Munoz, MD, Pau Alonso, MD, Maria Rodriguez, MD, Ana Andres, MD, Maria Jose Sancho-Tello, MD and Jose Olague, MD. Hospital Universitario La Fe, Valencia, Spain

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-16. Impact of ICD Shock Testing on the Efficiency of the First Required Therapy
Peter Nordbeck, MD, Wolfgang R. Bauer, MD, PhD and Oliver Ritter, MD. Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Würzburg, D-97080 Würzburg, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-17. Hemodynamic Evaluation Of Left Ventricular Endocardial Pacing Sites Prior To Endocardial Lead Implantation In Clinical Ineffective Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Berry M. Van Gelder, PhD, Patrick Houthuizen, MD and Frank A. Bracke, MD, PhD. Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-18. Automatic Adjustment of Stimulation Output in Resynchronization Therapy: Impact and Effectiveness in Clinical Practice
Maurizio Landolina, MD, Attilio Pierantozzi, MD, Tullio Agricola, MD, Maurizio Lunati, MD, Ennio Pisanò, MD, Gabriele Lonardi, MD, Giancarlo Bardelli, MD, Alessandro Proclemer, MD, Giovanna Zucchi, MS, Sergio Valsecchi, PhD, Paolo Bocconcelli, MD, the cardiological centers participating in the ClinicalService® Project. Fondazione Policlinico S. Matteo IRCCS, Pavia, Italy, S. Salvatore Hospital, Pesaro, Italy, Civile S. Spirito Hospital, Pescara, Italy, Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy, Vito Fazzi Hospital, Lecce, Italy, Mater Salutis Hospital, Legnago, Italy, Civile Hospital G. Fornaroli, Magenta, Italy, S. Maria della Misericordia Hospital, Udine, Italy, Medtronic Italia, Rome, Italy

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-19. Characteristics and Outcomes of African Americans Receiving Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Sheoldon Brownstein, MD, William Abraham, MD, Ulrika Birgersdotter-Green, MD, Christopher Clyne, MD, John Herre, MD, Robert Sheppard, MD, Simona Petrutiu, PhD and Kazukata Gima, BS. Comprehensive Cardiology Consultants, Cincinnati, OH, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, Hartford, Hartford, CT, Sentra Cardiovascular Research Institute, Norfolk, VA, The Heart and Vascular Institute of Florida, St. Petersburg, FL, St. Jude Medical, Sylmar, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-20. The Impact of RV Lead Position on Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Kazuaki Kaitani, MD, Kouji Hanazawa, MD, Chisato Izumi, MD, Yoshihisa Nakagawa, MD, Kenji Ando, MD, Msakiyo Nobuyoshi, MD, Natuhiko Ehara, MD, Satoshi Shizuta, MD, Takeshi Kimura, MD, Satoki Fujii, MD, Koichi Inoue, MD, Takaaki Isshiki, MD, CUBIC Investigators. Tenri Hospital, Tenri, Japan, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan, Kobe City Medical Ctr Genaral Hospital, Kobe, Japan, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan, Sakurabashi Watanabe Hospital, Osaka, Japan, Teikyo University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-21. Discordant versus Concordant T wave in Left Bundle Branch Block Patients Undergoing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Luigi Padeletti, MD, Bella Vishenvsky, MD, Michele Emdin, MD, Stefania Sacchi, MD, Scott McNitt, MD, Paul Wang, MD, Arthur Moss, MD and Wojciech Zareba, MD. Istituto di Clinica Medica I° e Cardiologia A. O. C. Careggi, Florence, Italy, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, NY, Fondazione Monasterio, Pisa, Italy, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-22. Acute Effect of Cardiac Resynchronization at Follow-Up is Higher in Non-Responders Compared to Responders
Yaariv Khaykin, MD, Derek Exner, MD, David Birnie, MD, John Sapp, MD, Sandeep Aggarwal, MD, Sandra Owen, RN and Aleksandre Sambelashvili, PhD. Southlake Regional Health Center, Newmarket, ON, Canada, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Calgary, AB, Canada, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Center, Halifax, NS, Canada, Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, Alberta, ON, Canada, Medtronic Inc., Mounds View, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-24. Interventricular Lead Electrogram Delay and Interlead Distance in a Randomized Study of Right Ventricular Apical versus High Posterior Septal Pacing in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Hans M. Kristiansen, MD, Thomas Hovstad, MD, Gaute Vollan, MD, Haavard Keilegavlen, MD and Svein Faerestrand, MD, PhD. Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-25. Current of Injury is not a Prerequisite Indicator for Adequate Placement of Active Fixation Ventricular Lead
Kuan-Cheng Chang, MD, PhD, Chiung-Ray Lu, MD, Kuo-Hung Lin, MD, Tien-En Chen, MD, Jan-Yow Chen, MD and Shoei K. Stephen Huang, MD. China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Temple, TX

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-26. Multicenter Experience with Transvenous Lead Extraction of Chronically Implanted Active Fixation Coronary Sinus Leads
Melanie Maytin, MD, Roger G. Carrillo, MD, Pablo Baltodano, MD, Raymond H. M.. Schaerf, MD, Maria Grazia. Bongiorni, MD, Andrea Di Cori, MD and Laurence M. Epstein, MD. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, Providence St. Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-27. Cardiac Device Endocarditis: Outcomes of 178 patients with Lead Vegetations
Roger G. Carrillo, MD, FHRS and Juan D. Garisto, MD. University of Miami Hospital, Miami, FL

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-28. Prospective Evaluation of Azygos Vein Electrode on Defibrillation Threshold
Daniel H. Cooper, MD, Matthew P. Latacha, MD, Jonas A. Cooper, MD, MPH, Jane Chen, MD, FHRS, Phillip S. Cuculich, MD, Marye J. Gleva, MD, Mitchell N. Faddis, MD, PhD, Michelle M. Fedewa, PhD and Timothy W. Smith, DPhil, MD, FHRS. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, Heart Consultants, Omaha, NE, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, Medtronic, Inc, Minneapolis, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-29. Efficacy of Remote Monitoring Systems for reducing Inappropriate Shocks in Patients with ICD
Toshiaki Sato, MD, Akiko Maeda, RN, Yuriko Sato, MD, Takehiro Kimura, MD, Nobuhiro Nishiyama, MD, Kotaro Fukumoto, MD, Yoshiyasu Aizawa, MD, Yukiko Fukuda, MD, Shunichiro Miyoshi, MD, Seiji Takatsuki, MD, Kyoko Soejima, MD, Satoshi Ogawa, MD and Keiichi Fukuda, MD. Keio University School of Medicine Cardiology, Tokyo, Japan, Kawasaki Municipal Tama Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan, Mita Hospital, International University of Health and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-30. Proggresion To Permanent Atrial Fibrillation. How Many Variables To Consider?
Gabriel Vanerio, MD, CASMU Arrhythmia Service. British Hospital, Montevideo, Uruguay

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-31. Left ventricular-Right Ventricular Inter-lead Distance does not predict Long term Clinical Response to CRT
Arfaat Khan, MD, Tanmay Swadia, MD, Marc Lahiri, MD, Kan Fang, MD, Charles Lin, MD and Claudio Schuger, MD. Henry Ford Hospital, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Detroit, MI, Henry Ford Hospital, Internal Medicine, Detroit, MI

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-32. Clinic Programming Impacts Inappropriate Shock Rate
Amisha S. Patel, MS, Athula I. Abeyratne, PhD, Karen J. Kleckner, MS and Kevin T. Ousdigian, MS. Medtronic, Inc, Cardiace Rhythm Disease Management, Mounds View, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-33. Clustering Pattern of Non-Sustained Ventricular Arrhythmia Episodes in ICD Patients
Yong-Mei Cha, MD, Kenneth M. Stein, MD, F. Roosevelt Gilliam, III, MD, Brian D. Powell, MD, Samuel J.. Asirvatham, MD, David A. Cesario, MD, PhD, Michael Cao, MD, Paul W. Jones, MS, Milan Seth, MS and Leslie A. Saxon, MD. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Boston Scientific, St. Paul, MN, Cardiology Associates of Northeast Arkansas, Jonesboro, AR, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-34. Impact of Prior Aspirin Use on Clinical and Echocardiographic Features of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Infections
Ammar Habib, MD, Katherine Y. Le, MD, MPH, Larry M. Baddour, MD, Muna Irfan, MD, Nandan S. Anavekar, MD, Christine M. Lohse, MS, Paul A. Friedman, MD, David L. Hayes, MD, Daniel Z. Uslan, MD, Walter R. Wilson, MD, James M. Steckelberg, MD and Muhammad R. Sohail, MD. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Hennepin County Medical Center, Lakeville, MN, UCLA-David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-35. Outcome of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy with or without a Defibrillator in Octogenarians
Ammar M. Killu, MBBS, Win-Kuang Shen, MD, Paul A. Friedman, MD, Robert Rea, MD, Tracy Webster, RN, Kelly Brooke, RN, David O. Hodge, MS, Heather Wiste, BA and Yong-Mei Cha, MD. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-36. Mortality After Implantable Device Replacement Or Upgrade: Survival Analyses From REPLACE
Mina K. Chung, MD, FHRS, Richard Holcomb, PhD, Marye J. Gleva, MD, Theofanie Mela, MD, Daniel Z. Uslan, MD, Dan Dan, MD, Venkateshwar Gottipaty, MD, PhD, Richard Borge, MD, Timothy Shinn, MD, Kevin Mitchell, RN, Jeanne E. Poole, MD, for the REPLACE Investigators. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, CS, Minnetonka, MN, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Cardiac Disease Specialists, Atlanta, GA, South Carolina Heart Center, Columbi, SC, Abington Medical Specialists, Abington, PA, Michigan Heart, P.C., Ypsilanti, MI, Biotronik, Lake Oswego, OR, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-37. Long-term Follow-up of Elderly Patients with Mobitz Type I, Second Degree Atrioventricular Block
Ann G. Coumbe, MD, Marc Newell, MD, Porur Somasundaram, MD, Jian-Ming Li, MD, PhD and Selcuk Adabag, MD. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MA, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-38. The Impact of Improvement of Mitral Regurgitation on Ventricular Arrhythmic Events in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
Kenji Ando, MD, Satoshi Shizuta, MD, Satoki Fujii, MD, Kouichi Inoue, MD, Natsuhiko Ehara, MD, Takeshi Yamakawa, MD, Takeshi Arita, MD, Yoshihisa Soga, MD, Kazuaki Kaitani, MD, Takeshi Kimura, MD, PhD, Takaaki Isshiki, MD, Masakiyo Nobuyoshi, MD, PhD, CUBIC Investigators. Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan, Sakurabashi Watanabe Hospital, Osaka, Japan, Kobe City Medical Central General Hosp, Kobe, Japan, Teikyo University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, Tenri Yorozu Hospital, Tenri, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-39. Shock Burden And Increased Mortality In Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Patients
Gail K. Larsen, BS, John Evans, MD, Merritt Raitt, MD, William Lambert, PhD and Yiyi Chen, PhD. Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Portland, OR

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-40. Peri-procedural And Long Term Incomplete Occlusion Of The LA Appendage Following Placement Of The Watchman Device: A Single Center Experience
Rong Bai, MD, Luigi Di Biase, MD, PhD, Prasant Mohanty, MPH, Pasquale Santangeli, MD, Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, J. David Burkhardt, MD, Javier E. Sanchez, MD, Andrea Natale, MD and Rodney Horton, MD. Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David's Medical Center, Austin, TX, Institute of Cardiology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-41. Severity of Mitral Regurgitation Affects Mortality and Ventricular Arrhythmia Rate in Patients with Primary Prevention ICDs
Prashant Atri, MD, Dan Cooper, MD, Alan Zajarias, MD, Erik Novak, MS, Jane Chen, MD, Mitchell N. Faddis, MD, Timothy W. Smith, MD, Marye Gleva, MD and Phillip S. Cuculich, MD. Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-42. The Impact of Hypothyroidism on Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapies: A Retrospective Study from a Single Center Veteran Population
Mehul Patel, MD, Fabio Leonelli, MD and Mazhar A. Afaq, MD. Bay Pines VA Healthcare System, Bay Pines, FL

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-43. Incidence Of Atrial Fibrillation In Patient With Beta Thalassemia
Filippo Lamberti, MD, Cesare Bellini, MD, Romolo Remoli, MD, Tiziana Cogliandro, MD, Rosalba Nardo, MD, Valentina Mazzuca, MD, Fernando Bellusci, MD and Achille Gaspardone, MD. San Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-44. Supraventricular Tachycardia After Cardiac Transplantation: Clinical Characteristics And Outcomes For Medical And Ablative Therapy
Daniel J. Cantillon, MD, Christopher Bianco, DO, Jeffrey Fowler, DO, Mohamed Kanj, MD, Oussama Wazni, MD, Nicholas G. Smedira, MD, Bruce L. Wilkoff, MD, Randall C. Starling, MD and Walid I. Saliba, MD. Cleveland Clinic, Heart & Vascular Institute, Cleveland, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-45. An Algorithm To Predict The Site Of Origin Of Focal Atrial Tachycardia Localization Of Focal Atrial Tachycardia
Jiangang Zou, MD, zhiyong Qian, MD, Xiaofeng Hou, MD and kejiang Cao, MD. Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-46. Wide QRS Tachycadias: Comparison Among Two Electrocardiographic Algorithms. Is There A Better Accuracy?
Francisco C. Darrieux, MD, PhD, Elisabeth Kaiser, MD, PhD, Silvio A. Barbosa, MD, PhD, Julio Cesar Sousa, MD, Andre Assis. Carmo, MD, Rodrigo Grinberg, MD, Sissy Lara, MD, PhD, Denise Hachul, MD, PhD, Mauricio I. Scanavacca, MD, PHD, FHRS and Eduardo A. Sosa, MD, PHD, FHRS. Heart Institute; University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-47. Influence of temporary coronary sinus balloon occlusion on the mitral isthmus ablation: A Prospective Randomized Study
Ashok J. Shah, MD, MBBS, Isabelle Nault, MD, Amir S. Jadidi, MD, Shinsuke Miyazaki, MD, Sebastien Knecht, MD, Nicolas Derval, MD, Daniel Scherr, MD, Stephen B. Wilton, MD, Patrizio Pascale, MD, Laurent Roten, MD, Michala EF. Pedersen, MD, Frederic Sacher, MD, Pierre Jais, MD, Michel Haissaguerre, MD and Meleze Hocini, MD. Hopital Cardiologique du Haut Leveque, Electrophysiology Services, Talence, France

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-49. Supra ventricular arrhythmias in Pulmonary Hypertension
Abhishek Deshmukh, MD, Gagan Kumar, MD, Prabhat Hebbar, MD, Freij Gobal, MD, Awani Deshmukh, MD and Hakan Paydak, MD. University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-50. Noninvasive Mapping And Ablation Of Tachyarrhythmias
Amiran Revishvili, MD, Tamara Dzhordzhikiya, MD, Oleg Sopov, MD, George Simonyan, MD, Olga Lyadzhina, MD, Ekaterina Fetisova, MD and Vitaliy Kalinin, MD. Bakoulev Center for Cardiovascular Surgery, Moscow, Russian Federation

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-51. Impact Of Pacing Method On The Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Death After Atrioventricular Node Ablation And Pacemaker Implantation In Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Ru-xing Wang, MD, PhD, David O. Hodge, MD, Yong-Mei Cha, MD, Paul A. Friedman, MD, Robert F. Rea, MD, Thomas M. Munger, MD, Arshad Jahangir, MD, Komandoor Srivathsan, MD, Hon-Chi Lee, MD, PhD and Win-Kuang Shen, MD. Department of Cardiology, Wuxi People's Hospital Affiliated to Nanjing Medical University, Wuxi, China, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine,Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Rochester, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-52. Transseptal Puncture and Thrombotic Risk Following Radiofrequency Ablation
Carlee D. Schultz, BSc, Scott R. Willoughby, PhD, Han S. Lim, MBBS, Bobby John, MD, PhD, Sunil T. Chandy, MD, Dennis H. Lau, MBBS, Kurt C. Roberts-Thomson, MBBS, PhD, Glenn D. Young, MBBS and Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD. Cardiovascular Research Center, RAH, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-53. Cristal Atrial Tachycardias: Clinical And Electrophysiologic Characteristics And Comparison With Atrial Tachycardias From Other Locations
Patrick M. Heck, MBChB, Andrew Teh, MBBS, Geoff Lee, MBBS, Caroline Medi, MBBS, Han Ling, MBBS, Suarabh Kumar, MBBS, Peter Kistler, MBBS, PhD, Paul Sparks, MBBS, PhD, Joseph Morton, MBBS, PhD and Jonathon Kalman, MBBS, FHRS. Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-54. The Effect of Acute Onset Atrial Fibrillation on Thrombus Formation in the Human Left Atrium: Rhythm or Rate Related?
Han S. Lim, MBBS, Scott R. Willoughby, PhD, Cheryl Gan, BSc, Carlee Schultz, BSc, Anthony G. Brooks, PhD, Muayad Alasady, MBChB, Dennis H. Lau, MBBS, Darryl P. Leong, MBBS, Matthew I. Worthley, MBBS, PhD, Kurt C. Roberts-Thomson, MBBS, PhD, Glenn D. Young, MBBS and Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD. Cardiovascular Research Centre, Department of Cardiology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, Schools of Medical Sciences and Medicine, Adelaide, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-55. BIS Monitoring and Arrhythmia Induction During Isoproterenol Infusion
Emily Rose, MD, Daniel K. O'Neill, MD, Neil E. Bernstein, MD, Douglas S. Holmes, MD, Anthony Aizer, MD, Steven J. Fowler, MD, Scott A. Bernstein, MD, Mark A. Mascarenhas, MD and Larry A. Chinitz, MD. New York University, Cardiology, New York, NY, New York University, Anesthesia, New York, NY

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-56. Paradoxical Change in Atrial Fibrillation Dominant Frequencies with Baroreflex-Mediated Parasympathetic Stimulation
Jason Ng, PhD, Rod S. Passman, MD, Indranil Sen-Gupta, MD, Aleksey I. Borodyanskiy, MD, Derrick Fansler, MD, Eric T. Chang, MD, Roger Villuendas, MD, Jason C. Rubenstein, MD, Rishi Arora, MD, Alan H. Kadish, MD and Jeffrey J. Goldberger, MD. Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-57. What is the Optimal Method to Correct the QT Interval During Atrial Fibrillation?
Daniel L. Musat, MD, Mehul Adhaduk, MD, Naga V. Garikipati, MD, Emad F. Aziz, DO, Sonali Mantoo, MD, Jonathan S. Steinberg, MD and Suneet Mittal, MD. St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, NY

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-58. Inflammatory Bowel “Cardiac” Disease: Prevalence of Atrial fibrillation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Deepak J. Pattanshetty, MRCP, Kiran Anna, MRCP, Raja Shekhar Sappati Biyyani, MD, MBBS and John Maxwell, MD. Metro Health Hospital, cleveland, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-59. Systolic Heart Failure Patients treated with Atrial Fibrillation Ablation have Long-term risks of Dementia, Death, and Stroke similar to Heart Failure Patients without Atrial Fibrillation
Thomas J. Bunch, MD, Heidi T. May, PhD, Tami L. Bair, RN, Brian G. Crandall, MD, J. Peter. Weiss, MD, Jeffrey S. Osborn, MD, Jeffrey L. Anderson, MD, Joseph Brent. Muhlestein, MD, Benjamin D. Horne, PhD, Donald L. Lappe, MD and John D. Day, MD. Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-60. Long-term Outcome of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Terminated Before Completion of Pulmonary Vein Isolation
Jae-Seok Park, MD, Yasutsugu Nagamoto, MD, Ji-Eun Ban, MD, PhD, Jong-il Choi, MD, PhD, Hong-Eui Lim, MD, PhD, Sang-Weon Park, MD, PhD and Young-Hoon Kim, MD, PhD. Korea Univ Cardiovascular Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-62. Pulmonary Vein Firing In Atrial Fibrillation Induction Before And After Circumferential Isolation In Patients With Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Ruhong Jiang, MS, Chenyang Jiang, MD, PhD, Xia Sheng, MD, Zuwen Zhang, BS and Qiang Liu, MS. Sir Run Run Shaw Institute of Clinical Medicine of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-63. Novel Finding--Conduction Disturbance and Left Ventricular Dilatation in Atrial Fibrillation Patients with Permanent Pacemaker
Ya-Lei Niu, MD, Shih-Lin Chang, MD, Yenn-Jiang Lin, MD, Li-Wei Lo, MD, Yu-Feng Hu, MD, Kazuyoshi Suenari, MD, Cheng-Hung Li, MD, Tze-Fan Chao, MD, Beny Hartono, MD, Ching-Tai Tai, MD and Shih-Ann Chen, MD. Show Chuan memorial hospital, Chang Hua, Taiwan, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-64. The Low Voltage Area, not the Size, in the Left Atrium Predicts Recurrences of Atrial Fibrillation following Catheter Ablation of Persistent AF
Miyako Igarashi, MD, Hiroshi Tada, MD, Yukio Sekiguchi, MD, Hiro Yamasaki, MD, Kenji Kuroki, MD, Takeshi Machino, MD, Yoshihisa Naruse, MD, Yoko Ito, MD, Emi Nakano, MD, Fusanori Kunugida, MD, Takashi Kaneshiro, MD, Kentaro Yoshida, MD, Keisuke Kuga, MD and Kazutaka Aonuma, MD. University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-65. Impact of Experience on Efficacy and Safety of Cryoballoon Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Outcomes of the STOP-AF Continued Access Protocol
Douglas Packer, MD, FHRS, Robert C. Kowal, MD, PhD, Kevin R. Wheelan, MD, James M. Irwon, MD, Peter G. Guerra, MD, FRCP, Richard G. Holcomb, PhD, John W. Lehmann, MD, MPH and Jeremy N. Ruskin, MD. Mayo Clinic - St. Mary''s Hospital, Rochester, MN, Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, Dallas, TX, Bay Heart Group, Tampla, FL, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada, Member-STOP-AF Steering Committee, Minnetonka, MN, Member, STOP-AF Steering Committee, Wayland, MA, Chair, STOP AF Steering Committee, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-66. Long-term Efficacy of a Percutaneous Approach for LAA Ligation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Randall J. Lee, MD, PhD, Krzysztof Bartus, MD, PhD, Jacek Bednarek, MD, PhD, Jacek Lelakowski, MD, Jacek Myc, MD, Boguslav Kapelak, MD, Jerzy Sadowski, MD, PhD and Steven Yakubov, MD. Univ of California, Cardiac Electrophysiology Services, San Francisco, CA, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Transplantology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, Department of Electrocardiology, Jagiellonian University, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-67. Structural Electroanatomical Mapping: Incorporation of MRI Based Detection of Tissue Structure into the Electrical Mapping Paradigm
Joshua J. Blauer, BSc, Gaston R. Vergara, MD, Ravi Ranjan, MD, PhD, Gregory P. Gardner, No Degree, Christopher R. Gloschat, No Degree, Sathya Vijayakumar, MSc, Eugene Kholmovski, PhD, N. A.. Volland, PhD, Gene Payne, MSc, Christopher J. Mcgann, MD, Nassir F. Marrouche, MD and Rob S. MacLeod, PhD. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-68. Interaction Between Atrial Reentrant And Coronary Sinus Activity In Atrial Firbrillation: High Density Mapping Study
Pawel Kuklik, PhD, Dennis H. Lau, MD, MBBS, Anthony G. Brooks, PhD, Muayad Alasady, MD, Hany S. Abed, MD, Nicholas J. Shipp, PhD, Kurt C. Roberts-Thomson, MBBS, PhD and Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-69. Assessment Of Left Atrial Emptying: Head-to-head Comparison Between Cine- And Velocity Encoded Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Kai Muellerleile, MD, Michael Groth, MD, Dennis Saering, PhD, Daniel Steven, MD, Arian Sultan, MD, Imke Drewitz, MD, Boris Hoffmann, MD, Jakob Lueker, MD, Gerhard Adam, MD, Gunnar Lund, MD, Stephan Willems, MD and Thomas Rostock, MD. Center for Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamburg, Germany, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-70. Obesity And Left Atrial Hypertension Are Independent Predictors Of Atrial Fibrosis: Implications For The Arrhythmogenic Substrate
Hany S. Abed, MBBS, Adam J. Nelson, BSc, Darren Kelly, PhD, Muayad Alasady, MBBS, Yuan Zhang, PhD, Angelo Carbone, BSc, Walter P. Abhayaratna, MBBS, PhD, Stephen G. Worthley, MBBS, PhD, Gary A. Wittert, MD and Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD. Cardiovascular Research Centre, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia, Department of Medicine, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-71. Nonfluoroscopic Real Time Tracking Of An MRI Compatible Irrigated Tip Ablation Catheter In A Porcine Heart
Thomas Gaspar, MD, Matthias Gutberlet, MD, Sascha Rolf, MD, Matthias Grothoff, MD, Gerhard Hindricks, MD and Christopher Piorkowski, MD. Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-72. Relationship between Left Atrial Fibrosis quantified by Delayed-enhancement Cardiac Magnetic Resonance and CFAE ablation outcomes
Julien Seitz, MD, Jérôme Lacotte, MD, Jérôme Horvilleur, MD, Fiorella Salerno, MD, Darach O h-Ici, MD, Darren Mylotte, MD, Alice Maltret, MD, Arnaud Chaumeil, MD, Yamina Mouhoub, MD, Mehran Monchi, MD and Jérôme Garot, MD, PhD. Hôpital Privé Jacques Cartier, Massy, France

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-73. The Predictor of Left Atrial Appendage Dysfunction in Patients with CHADS2 Score of 0.
Naoki Yoshida, MD, Yasuya Inden, MD, Shinjiro Miyata, MD, Noriko Taguchi, MD, Masaya Fujita, MD, Hiromi Kamiya, MD, Tomohiro Uchikawa, MD, Kazuhisa Kitamura, MD, Seifuku Kyo, MD, Masayuki Shimano, MD, Yukiomi Tsuji, MD, Makoto Hirai, MD and Toyoaki Murohara, MD. Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-74. Complex Oscillations in Atrial Action Potential Duration Precede The Initiation of Clinical Atrial Fibrillation
Daniel Scherr, MD, Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD, PHD, FHRS, Matthew Wright, MBBS, PhD, David Krummen, MD, Amir Jadidi, MD, Andrei Forclaz, MD, Shinsuke Miyazaki, MD, Ashok Shah, MD, Steven Wilton, MD, Laurent Roten, MD, Patrizio Pascale, MD, Michala Pedersen, MD, Frederic Sacher, MD, Nicolas Derval, MD, Sebastien Knecht, MD, Pierre Jais, MD, Michel Haissaguerre, MD and Meleze Hocini, MD. Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut-Lévêque, Bordeaux, France, VAMC/UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-75. Comparison of Computed Tomographic Angiography and Transesophageal Echocardiography to Assess Peri-device Flow After Percutaneous Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage
Sarina A. van der Zee, MD, Rebecca L. Altschul, MD, Shephal K.. Doshi, MD, Stephan P. Danik, MD, Petr Neuzil, MD, Marc A. Miller, MD, Juan Viles-Gonzalez, MD, James O. Coffey, MD, Jacob S. Koruth, MD, Srinivas R.. Dukkipati, MD, Andre d'Avila, MD, PhD and Vivek Y. Reddy, MD. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, Pacific Heart Institute, Santa Monica, CA, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, Homolka Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-76. Left Atrial Appendage Flow Velocities: Assessment by Velocity Encoded Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Arian Sultan, MD, Kai Müllerleile, MD, Michael Groth, MD, Daniel Steven, MD, Thomas Rostock, MD, Imke Drewitz, MD, Boris Hoffmann, MD, Jakob Lüker, MD, Gunnar Lund, MD, Gerhard Adam, MD and Stephan Willems, MD. University Heart Center, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Department and Clinic, Hamburg, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-77. Left Atrial Mapping and Pulmonary Vein Isolation Using a Superior Approach
Stephan B. Danik, MD, Jacob Koruth, MD, Singh Jagmeet, MD, PhD, E. Kevin Heist, MD, PhD, Dan Blendea, MD, Christopher Houghtaling, No Degree, Theofanie Mela, MD, Truong Quynh, MD, Moussa Mansour, MD, Jeremy Ruskin, MD and Conor Barrett, MD. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, St. Jude Medical, Minneapolis, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-78. Increased Left Atrial Platelet Activation in Patients with Lone Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation
Han S. Lim, MBBS, Scott R. Willoughby, PhD, Carlee Schultz, BSc, Dennis H. Lau, MBBS, Muayad Alasady, MBChB, Darryl P. Leong, MBBS, Hany S. Abed, MBBS, Rajiv Mahajan, MD, Sachin Nayyar, MD, Matthew I. Worthely, MBBS, PhD, Kurt C. Roberts-Thomson, MBBS, PhD, Glenn D. Young, MBBS and Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD. Cardiovascular Research Centre, Department of Cardiology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, University of Adelaide, Schools of Medical Sciences and Medicine, Adelaide, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-79. Alternation of Connexin Expression in Canine Atrium with Right Ventricular Pacing
Jih-Min Lin, MD, PhD and Jiunn-Lee Lin, MD, PhD. Keelung General Hospital, Keelung, Taiwan, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-80. Preclinical Evaluation Of A Magnetic Resonance-EP (MR-EP) Suite Including Dedicated MR-EP Catheters
James Harrison, MRCP, Steffen Weiss, MS, Sascha Krueger, PhD, Oliver Lips, PhD, Bernd David, PhD, Daniel Wirtz, PhD, Peter Koken, MS, Ronald Holthuizen, PhD, Jouke Smink, PhD, Jaswinder Gill, MD, Mark O'Neill, PhD, MRCP, Tobias Schaeffter, PhD and Reza Razavi, MD. Division of Imaging Sciences, King's College London, London, United Kingdom, Philips Research Europe, Hamburg, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-81. Complications Of Catheter Ablation For Atrial Fibrillation In High-volume Center: Incidence And Predictors
Bashar Aldhoon, MD, PhD, Dan Wichterle, MD, PhD, Petr Peichl, MD, PhD, Robert Čihák, MD, PhD and Josef Kautzner, MD, PhD. Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-82. Incidence And Size Of Silent Cerebral Ischemia During Pulmonary Vein Isolation Detected By Cerebral Diffusion-weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using Either A Robotic Assisted Or A Manual Approach
Andreas Rillig, MD, Udo Meyerfeldt, MD, Vlada Zvereva, MD, Ralf Birkemeyer, MD, Tomislav Miljak, MD and Werner Jung, MD. Schwarzwald-Baar-Klinikum Villingen-Schwenningen, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-83. Effect Of Dipyridamole On Adenosine-induced Dormant Conduction After Pulmonary Vein Isolation
Martin Eisenberger, MD, PhD, Conor Mc Cann, MD, Eduardo Celentano, MD, Peter Peytchev, MD, Peter Geelen, MD, PhD and Tom De Potter, MD. OLV Hospital, Aalst, Belgium

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-84. Long Term Results in Patients with Paroxysmal and Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Using High Density Mapping Technique in an Electrophysiologically Guided Approach: largest reported one center experience.
Gaetano Michele M. Fassini, MD, Ghaliah Al Mohani, MD, Manuela Cireddu, MD, Paolo Della Bella, MD, PhD, Stefania Riva, MD, Stefano Bartoletti, MD, Fabrizio Bologna, MS, Fabrizio Tundo, MD, Benedetta Majocchi, MD and Claudio Tondo, MD, PHD, FHRS. Centro Cardiologico Monzino, Milan, Italy, Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan, Italy

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-85. Simplified Single Big Cryoballoon Pulmonary Vein Isolation -- Single Transseptal Access With Real Time Pv Recording
Kyong Ryul Chun, MD, Verena Windhorst, MD, Mehmet Kolikoglu, MD, Britta Schulte-Hahn, MD and Boris Schmidt, MD. CCB, Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-86. Intracardiac Echocardiography (ice) Validation Of Contact Force Sensing To Guide Irrigated Tip Ablation: What Does Measured Contact Force Imply?
Matthew J. Swale, MBBS, Joesph Gard, MD, Susan B. Johnson, BS and Douglas L. Packer, MD. St Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-87. Robotic versus Magnetic Navigation for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Insights from Prospective Registry Data
Daniel Steven, MD, Boris Hoffmann, MD, Martin Horack, BSc, Jochen Senges, MD, Dietrich Andresen, MD, Joachim Brachmann, MD, Karl-Heinz Kuck, MD, Roland Tilz, MD, Thomas Rostock, MD and Stephan Willems, MD. Universitaeres Herzzentrum Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, Insitut für Herzinfarktforschung, Ludwigshafen, Germany, Klinikum am Urban, Berlin, Germany, Klinikum Coburg, Coburg, Germany, Asklepios Klinik St. Georg, Hamburg, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-88. A Single Centre Experience Of Mitral Isthmus Ablation Using A Deflectable Long Sheath And Powers Up To 40-50 Watts Through A 3.5mm Irrigated-tip Catheter.
Kelvin CK. Wong, MBBS, Michael Jones, MBBS, Norman Qureshi, MBBS, Kim Rajappan, MD, Yaver Bashir, MD, FRCP and Timothy R. Betts, MD, FRCP. Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-89. The M54T Mutation Of MiRP1 Suppresses Pacemaker Current And Is Associated With Sinus Bradycardia In LQT6
Pooja Kulkarni, MD, Yelena Kryukova, PhD, Ronit V. Oren, PhD, Colleen E. Clancy, PhD, Arthur J. Moss, MD and Richard B. Robinson, PhD. Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, Columbia University, New York, NY, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-90. Mutations in the cardiac sodium channel Nav1.5 Is associated with onset of lone Atrial Fibrillation before 40 years
Morten S. Olesen, MSc, Lei Yuan, MD, Jonas B. Nielsen, MD, Bo Liang, MD, Anders Holst, MD, Nicole Schmitt, PhD, Ingrid E. Christophersen, MD, Javad Jabbari, MSc, Daniel V. Møller, MD, PhD, Paula Hedley, PhD, Michael Christiansen, MD, Søren-Peter Olesen, MD, DMSc, Stig Haunsø, MD, DMSc, Thomas Jespersen, PhD and Jesper H.. Svendsen, MD, DMSc. Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-91. Increasing Gap Junction Coupling Suppressed TdP Induced by Ibutilide
tai C. zhang, PhD, lei ruan, MD, qing xiao. quan, PhD, dong lian. li, PhD and rong bai, PhD. Department of Geriatrics,Tongji Hospital, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-92. Impact Of Atrial Fibrillation On Ventricular Ion Channel Expression
Liang-han Ling, FRACP, Oudavanh Khammy, BSc, Fatemah Amirahmadi, PhD, Anna Foster, BSc, Linda Zhang, PhD, Cris dos Remedios, PhD, Chen Chen, PhD and David Kaye, MBBS, PhD. Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-93. Time-dependent Effects Of Extracellular Calcium Concentration On Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium Content
Moutaz El-kadri, MD, PhD, George Hart, MD, PhD and Munir Hussain, PhD. University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, University of Bradford, Bradford, United Kingdom

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-94. Function of cardiac connexin45
Jan W. Schrickel, MD, Marina Frank, No Degree, Georg Nickenig, MD, Lars Lickfett, MD, Klaus Willecke, MD and Florian Stöckigt, MD. Univ of Bonn - Dept of Medicine-Cardiology, Bonn, Germany, Univ of Bonn - Inst. of Genetics, Bonn, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-95. Functional Characterization of a Novel Mutation in the SCN5A-encoded Cardiac Sodium Channel in a Patient with the Brugada Syndrome
Marwan Refaat, MD, Kirstine Calloe, PhD, Julianne Wojciak, MS, Nancy Mutsaers Thomsen, BSc, Joan Carroll, MA, Melvin M. Scheinman, MD and Nicole Schmitt, PhD. University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-96. Simultaneous High-Density Mapping and Intracellular Membrane Potential Recordings (SHIMP) in Isolated Rat Atria
Melissa Neo, BSc, David Morris, BSc, Pawel Kuklik, PhD, Dennis H. Lau, MBBS, Hany Dimitri, MBBS, Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD and David A. Saint, PhD. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-97. LQT5 Masquerading As LQT2. A Dominant Negative Effect Of KCNE1-D85N Rare Polymorphism On KCNH2 Current
Eyal Nof, MD, Hector Barajas-Martinez, PhD, Michael Eldar, MD, Gabriel Caceres, BSc, David Bar- lev, MD, Dan Hu, MD, PhD, Elena Burashnikov, BSc, Michael Glikson, MD and Charles Antzelevitch, MD, PhD. Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel, Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, NY, Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Tel Hashomer, Israel

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-98. A Missense Variant in The Neuregulin 1 Gene Previously Associated with Schizophrenia is Associated With Sudden Death in the General Population
Adriana Huertas-Vazquez, PhD, Kyndaron Reinier, PhD, Carmen Teodorescu, MD, PhD, Audrey Uy-Evanado, MD, Jo Navarro, BS, Ronald Mariani, BS, Karen Gunson, MD, Jonathan Jui, MD, MPH and Sumeet S. Chugh, MD. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-99. Common Polymorphisms in KNCJ5 Is Associated with Early Onset Lone Atrial Fibrillation in Caucasians
Javad Jabbari, MSc, Morten Salling. Olesen, MSc, Anders Gaarsdall. Holst, MD, Stig Haunsø, MD, DMSc and Jesper Hastrup. Svendsen, MD, DMSc. University Hospital Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet Department of Cardiology, Laboratory for Molecular Ca, Copenhagen, Denmark, Department of Cardiology, The Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark, Department of Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark., Copenhagen, Denmark

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-100. Abnormal HR control in SCN5A-ΔKPQ Mice: a Mechanism Contributing to Life-threatening Arrhythmias in LQT3 Patients?
Peter J. Schwartz, MD, Laura Calvillo, PhD, Karina Rabello Casali, MD, Maddalena Wu, PhD, Alessandra Besana, PhD, Alessandra Mugione, PhD, Lia Crotti, MD, PhD, Alberto Porta, PhD and Nicola Montano, MD, PhD. University of Pavia/Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy, IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Baranzate di Bollate (Milan), Italy, Institute of Cardiology, 370 Santana Porto Alegre, Brazil, Univ of Milan and Sacco Hospital, Milan, Italy, University of Milan and Galeazzi Orthopaedic Institute, Milan, Italy

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-101. Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cardiac Cell Monolayer For Proarrhythmic Evaluation
Shin Kadota, MD, Itsunari Minami, PhD, Konstantin Agladze, PhD and Norio Nakatsuji, PhD. Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, Institute for Integrated Cell-Materials Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-102. Molecular Mechanism Of Thyroid Hormone-inhibited Atrial L-type Calcium Channel Expression
Yung-hsin Yeh, MD, Kwang-Huei Lin, PhD, Gwo-Jyh Chang, PhD, Chi-Tai Kuo, MD and Wei-Jan Chen, MD, PhD. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan County, Taiwan, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan County, Taiwan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-103. HspB1, HspB6, HspB7 And HspB8 Protect Against Rho GTPase-induced Remodeling In Tachypaced HL-1 Atrial Myocytes
Roelien A. Meijering, MSc, Lei Ke, MSc, Femke Hoogstra-Berends, BSc, Katarina Mackovicova, MSc, Michel J. Vos, PhD, Rob H. Henning, MD, PhD, Harm H. Kampinga, PhD and Bianca J. Brundel, PhD. University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-104. Role of In-Vitro Functional Studies to Guide Pharmacotherapy for an Infant with a Novel Channelopathic Mutation (I397F) in SCN5A
Dan Ye, MD, Argelia Medeiros Domingo, MD, PhD, David J. Tester, BS, John D. Kugler, MD and Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Children's Hospital & Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-105. Differential Effects of Ivabradine and Ryanodine on Automaticity of Canine Sinoatrial Node and Purkinje Fibers
Eugene A. Sosunov, PhD, Evgeny P. Anyukhovsky, PhD and Michael R.. Rosen, MD. Columbia Univ, New York, NY

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-106. Safety Factor Predicts Conduction Block And Arrhythmogenesis In Brugada Syndrome
Carolyn J. Park, BS, Hermenegild J. Arevalo, BS and Natalia A. Trayanova, PhD, FHRS. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-107. Biophysical Model Of Atrial Arrhythmias To Simulate Ablation Patterns
Javier F. Saiz, PhD, Catalina Tobón, PhD, Carlos A. Ruiz, PhD, Jose María Ferrero, PhD, Jose F. Rodríguez, PhD and Fernando Hornero, MD, PhD. I3BH-UPV, Valencia, Spain, Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, Hospital General Universitario, Valencia, Spain

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-108. Simulating Defibrillation: Verification Using Defibrillation Thresholds and Surface Recordings
Jess D. Tate, BS, Jeroen Stinstra, PhD, Thomas A. Pilcher, MD, Ahrash E. Poursaid, No Degree, Elizabeth V. Saarel, MD and Rob S. MacLeod, PhD. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-109. State-dependent Sodium Channel Blocking Properties Determine Atrial Fibrillation-Selective Actions
Martin Aguilar-Shardonofsky, BSc, Philippe Comtois, PhD and Stanley Nattel, MD. Montreal Heart Institute/Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, Canada

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-110. Pro-arrhythmic Mechanisms Of Dofetilide In Human
Nejib Zemzemi, PhD, Javier Saiz, PhD and Blanca Rodriguez, PhD. Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-111. A Novel Autonomic Mechanism to Explain Atrial Fibrillation Nests: Insight From Spectral Analysis During Sinus Rhythm
Wenchin Tsai, MD, Li-Wei Lo, MD, Chuen-Wang Chiou, MD, Yenn-Jiang Lin, MD, Shih-Huang Lee, MD and Shih-Ann Chen, MD. Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-112. Oxidative Stress Promotes Arrhythmogenic Cardiac Alternans: Role of Calcium Cycling and the Late Sodium Current
Lance D. Wilson, MD, Michael J. Cutler, DO, PhD, Bradley N. Plummer, BS, Kenneth R. Laurita, PhD and David S. Rosenbaum, MD. Metrohealth Campus of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-113. A Null Mutation Of The Brain Type Sodium Channel Nav1.6 Disrupts Propagation And EC Coupling In The Mouse Heart
Sami F. Noujaim, PhD, Kuljeet Kaur, PhD, Michelle Millstein, PhD, Julie Jones, PhD, Philip Furspan, PhD, David Auerbach, PhD, Todd Herron, PhD, Miriam H. Meisler, PhD and Jose Jalife, MD. University of Michigan, Internal Medicine - Center for Arrhythmia, Ann Arbor, MI, University of Michigan, Department of Human Genetics, Ann Arbor, MI

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-114. Combined Therapy of Sildenafil and Beraprost Improves Arrhythmogenicity through Connexin 43 Expression and Cardiac Dysfunction in Monocrotaline-Induced Rat Pulmonary Hypertension
Bonpei Takase, MD and Yoshihiro Tanaka, MD. National Defense Medical College, Internal Medicine, Tokorozawa, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-115. Pneumonectomy-Induced Transient Right Ventricular Pressure Overload Causes Vulnerability to Lethal Arrhythmias; Comparison with Monocrotaline-Induced Rat Pulmonary Hypertension Model
Bonpei Takase, MD and Yoshihiro Tanaka, MD. National Defense Medical College, Internal Medicine, Tokorozawa, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-116. Abnormal Conduction Velocities In D1275N SCN5A Transgenic Mice
Jessica Delaney, MD, Dina Myers Stroud, PhD, Raghav Venkataraman, MS, Franz Baudenbacher, PhD and Dan Roden, MD. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-117. Intramural Electrical Activation in the Infarct Border Zone
Zoar Engelman, MS, Mark L. Trew, PhD, Nigel Lever, MBChB, Ian J. LeGrice, MBChB, PhD and Bruce H. Smaill, PhD. University Of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-118. Transmural Connexin40 and 43 Expression Gradients in a Pacing-induced Heart Failure Model of Atrial Fibrillation
Yi-Ling Yang, BS, Yenn-Jiang Lin, MD, Hung-I Yeh, MD, PhD, Li-Wei Lo, MD and Shih-Ann Chen, MD. Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-119. Borderzone may Contribute to Wavebreak in Human Ventricular Fibrillation: Evidence from Simultaneous Multisite Biventricular Mapping
Siva K. Mulpuru, MD, Sanjiv M. Narayan, MB, FHRS, Miriam Mollerus, BS, Gordon Ho, MD, Jeffrey Ho, MD and David E. Krummen, MD. University of California and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-120. Unipolar Electrograms and Contact Force: What Have We Learned?
Tong Liu, MD, PhD, Allen Amorn, MD, Xunzhang Wang, MD, Sumeet S. Chugh, MD, FHRS and Michael M. Shehata, MD. The Heart Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-121. Myocardial Electrotonic Response to Submaximal Exercise in Dogs with Healed Infarcts: Evidence for β-AR Mediated Enhanced Coupling during Treadmill Exercise Testing
Carlos L. del Rio, No Degree and George E. Billman, PhD, FHRS. QTest Labs, Columbus, OH, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-122. High-density Mapping Of Atrial Fibrillation: Evidence For Distinct Phases Of Repetitive Wavefront Propagation
Pawel Kuklik, PhD, Dennis H. Lau, MD, Anthony G. Brooks, PhD, Muayad Alasady, MD, Hany S. Abed, MD, Nicholas J. Shipp, PhD, Kurt C. Roberts-Thomson, MBBS, PhD and Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-123. Beat-to-beat Alterations In Preload Unmask Unstable Repolarization In Dogs With Chronic Atrioventricular Block
Peter Oosterhoff, MS, Marcel AG. van der Heyden, PhD, Jet DM. Beekman, No Degree, Roel van der Nagel, BSc and Marc A. Vos, PhD. UMC Utrecht, Medical Physiology, Utrecht, Netherlands

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-124. Proteomic Analyses Elucidates Protein Expression Changes in Atrial Tachycardia Remodeling
Ayesha I. De Souza, PhD, Reza Wakili, MD, Sophie Cardin, PhD, A. John Camm, MD, FRCP and Stanley Nattel, MD. St. George's University of London, Cardiac Vascular Sciences, London, United Kingdom, Montreal Heart Institute and University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-125. A Selective Inhibitor of the Acetylcholine-Activated Current is Effective in a Tachypaced Dog Model of Atrial Fibrillation
James T. Milnes, PhD, Said El Haou, PhD, Claire Jackson, PhD, John Ford, PhD and David Madge, PhD. Xention Ltd., Cambridge, United Kingdom

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-126. Genetic Deletion of the p66Shc Adaptor Protein Protects Against Age-related Cardiac Arrhythmias
Pietro Francia, MD, Agnese Ricotta, MD, Arianna Uccellini, MD, Carmen Adduci, MD, Silvia Carosio, PhD, Laura Barberi, PhD, Giuliana Capretti, MD, Antonio Musarò, PhD, Massimo Volpe, MD and Francesco Cosentino, MD, PhD. Cardiology Unit, Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, Department of Histology and Medical Embryology, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-127. Long Duration Ventricular Fibrillation Exhibits Two Distinct, Organized, Endocardial Activation Patterns
Li Li, PhD, Xiangsheng Zheng, MD, Derek J. Dosdall, PhD, Jian Huang, MD, PhD and Raymond E. Ideker, MD, PhD. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-128. Reduced Inducibility Of Ventricular Tachycardia After Transplantation Of Mononuclear Cells And Endothelial Progenitor Cells In Myocardial Infarction
Rene Andrie, MD, Alexandra M. Klein, PhD, Michael Hesse, PhD, Alexander Ghanem, MD, Wilhelm Roell, MD, PhD, Nikos Werner, MD, PhD, Georg Nickenig, MD, PhD, Lars Lickfett, MD, PhD, Bernd K. Fleischmann, MD, PhD and Jan W. Schrickel, MD. University of Bonn, Department of Cardiology, Bonn, Germany, University of Bonn, Institute of Physiology I, Bonn, Germany, University of Bonn, Department of Heart Surgery, Bonn, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-129. Is Sinus Rhythm A Necessary Endpoint For Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Using A Stepwise Approach?
Sonia Ammar, MD, Tilko Reents, MD, Stephanie Fichtner, MD, Jinjin Wu, MD, Pinjun Zhu, MD, Susanne Kathan, No Degree, Clemens Jilek, MD, Christof Kolb, MD, Gabriele Hessling, MD and Isabel Deisenhofer, MD. Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Munich, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-130. Mechanical Esophageal Displacement during Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Feasibility and Safety
Jacob S. Koruth, MD, Alexander Mittnacht, MD, Marc A. Miller, MD, Gregory W. Fischer, MD, James O. Coffey, MD, Sarina van der Zee, MD, Juan Viles Gonzales, MD, Srinivas Dukkipati, MD, Andre d'Avila, MD, Kalpesh K. Patel, MD, Avi Fischer, MD, Joesph A. Gomes, MD, Sharmila Anandasabapathy, MD and Vivek Y. Reddy, MD. Mt Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-131. Remote Magnetic Navigation For Atrial Fibrillation With The Open Irrigated Catheter: Single Center Experience In A Randomized Study
Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS, Luigi Di Biase, MD, PhD, Prasant Mohanty, MD, MPH, Rong Bai, MD, Greg Gilbert, RN, Matthew Dare, RN, Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, Tami Metz, RN, G. Joseph. Gallinghouse, MD, Javier E. Sanchez, MD, Shane Bailey, MD, Jason D. Zagrodzky, MD, Barbara Thomas, RN, David Burkhardt, MD and Rodney Horton, MD. Texas Cardiac Arryhthmia Institute, Austin, TX

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-132. Complementary Value Of Adenosine And Radiofrequency In The Cryo-balloon Isolation Of Pulmonary Veins For Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Jesus M. Paylos, MD, PhD, Clara Ferrero, MD, Isabel Delgado, MD, Roberto Ramírez, MD and Miguel A.. Quiñones, MD, PhD. Hospital Moncloa, Madrid, Spain

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-133. The Use Of A Single Ablation Device (BARD MESH-ablation Catheter) In The Treatment Of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation. Initial Experience And Mid Term Follow Up
Stefan M. Schlueter, MD, Olaf Grebe, MD and Ernst G.. Vester, MD, PhD. Evangelisches Krankenhaus, Duesseldorf, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-134. Determinants Of Left Atrial Scarring and Its Impact On Radiofrequency Ablation Outcomes In Patients With Chronic Longstanding Atrial Fibrillation
Ayman A. Hussein, MD, Mohammad Chamsi-Pasha, MD, Rasha Al-Bawardy, MD, Aska Ozaki, MD, Serge Harb, MD, David O. Martin, MD, Mandeep Bhargava, MD, Bryan Baranowski, MD, Thomas Dresing, MD, Thomas Callahan, MD, Mohamed Kanj, MD, Patrick Tchou, MD, Bruce Lindsay, MD, Walid I. Saliba, MD and Oussama Wazni, MD. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-135. Catheter Contact Force In Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: What Benefit Can We Earn?
Antonio Dello Russo, MD, PhD, Gaetano Fassini, MD, Stefania Riva, MD, Michela Casella, MD, PhD, Ilaria De Crescenzo, MD, Ghaliah Al-Mohani, MD, Daniele Colombo, No Degree, Ester Innocenti, No Degree, Stefano Bartoletti, MD, Pasquale Santangeli, MD, Alessio Sacchettini, PhD, Massimo Moltrasio, MD, Moussa Mansour, MD, Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS and Claudio Tondo, MD, PhD. Cardiac Arrhythmia Research Centre, Centro Cardiologico Monzino, IRCCS, Milan, Italy, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy, Biotronik Italia, S.p.A, Milan, Italy, Heart Center, Cardiac Arrhythmia Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital,, Boston, MA, Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute, St.David's Medical Center, Austin, TX

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-136. Remote-Controlled Magnetic Pulmonary Vein Isolation Vs Manual Pulmonary Vein Isolation. Luminal Esophageal Temperature Rise and Esophageal Lesion Formation
Melanie Konstantinidou, MD, Erik Wissner, MD, Julian KR. Chun, MD, Andreas Metzner, MD, Bülent Koektuerk, MD, Rene' Worck, MD, Roland R. Tilz, MD, Feifan Ouyang, MD and Karl-Heinz Kuck, MD, PhD. Asklepios Klinik ST Georg, Hamburg, Germany, Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien - CCB, Frankfurt, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-137. Thrombotic and Hemorrhagic Events Associated With Left Atrial Open-Irrigated Catheter Ablation Using a Simplified Anticoagulation-Bridging Protocol
Daniel Hemsworth, MD, Indrajit Choudhuri, MD, Carol Gilbert, RN, BSN, MBA, FHRS, Mohamed Djelmami-Hani, MD, M. Eyman Mortada, MD, FHRS, Masood Akhtar, MD, FHRS and Jasbir Sra, MD, FHRS. Aurora Cardiovascular Services, Aurora Sinai/Aurora St. Luke's Medical Centers, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, Milwaukee, WI

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-138. Left Sided Surgical Ablation with Concomitant Cardiac Surgery - What are the Results?
Niv Ad, MD, Linda L. Henry, RN, PhD, Sharon L. Hunt, MBA and Sari D. Holmes, PhD. Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-139. Weekend Admissions Predict Higher Mortality in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation - Nationwide Analysis
Abhishek Deshmukh, MD, Prabhat Hebbar, MD, Zoran Bursac, PhD, Freij Gobal, MD, Sandeep Singla, MD, Ravi Surredi, MD and Hakan Paydak, MD. University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-140. Safe Drug Use In Long QT Syndrome And Brugada Syndrome: Who Uses www.QTdrugs.org And www.Brugadadrugs.org?
Pieter G. Postema, MD, PhD, Jon Neville, MSc, Klaus Romero, MD, Raymond L. Woosley, MD, PhD and Arthur A. Wilde, MD, PhD. Academic Medical Center, Cardiology Dept, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Critical Path Institute, Tucson, AZ

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-141. Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias Originating From Right Ventricular Outflow Tract with Early Transitional Zone Are Associated with Cardiac Rotation.
Naoki Yoshida, MD, Yasuya Inden, MD, Shinjiro Miyata, MD, Noriko Taguchi, MD, Masaya Fujita, MD, Seifuku Kyo, MD, Tomohiro Uchikawa, MD, Hiromi Kamiya, MD, Kazuhisa Kitamura, MD, Masayuki Shimano, MD, Yukiomi Tsuji, MD, Makoto Hirai, MD and Toyoaki Murohara, MD. Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-142. Electrocardiographic Features of Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation in Korea
Yoo Ri J. Kim, MD, Gi-Byoung Nam, MD, PhD, Hyung Oh Choi, MD, Yong-Giun Kim, MD, Ki Won Hwang, MD, Ki Hun Kim, MD, Sung-Hwan Kim, MD, Kee-Joon Choi, MD, PhD, You-Ho Kim, MD, PhD, Man-Young Lee, MD, PhD, Yong-Keun Cho, MD, PhD, Hong-Euy Lim, MD, PhD, Young-Soo Lee, MD, PhD, Jun Kim, MD, PhD, Eue-Keun Choi, MD, PhD, Se-IL Oh, MD, PhD, Yun-Shik Choi, MD, PhD, June-Soo Kim, MD, PhD, Moon-Hyoung Lee, MD, PhD, Hee-Nam Park, MD, PhD, Sung-Soon Kim, MD, PhD, Dae Kyoung Cho, MD, PhD and Dong-IL Lee, MD, PhD. Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Catholic Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Gyeongbuk National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea, Republic of, Korea Univ. Guro Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Daegu Catholic Univ. Hospital, Daegu, Korea, Republic of, Yangsan Busan National Univ. Hospital, Yangsan-si, Korea, Republic of, Seoul National Univ. Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Hanmaeum Hospital, Jeju-si, Korea, Republic of, Hanseo hospital, Busan, Korea, Republic of

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-143. Combined Endo- and Epicardial Approach for Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia in ARVC - Longterm follow-up Results
Amir S. Jadidi, MD, Frederic Sacher, MD, Daniel Scherr, MD, Steven B. Wilton, MD, DMSc, Michala Pedersen, MD, Shinsuke Miyazaki, MD, Ashok J. Shah, MD, Laurent Roten, MD, Patrizio Pascale, MD, Pierre Bordachar, MD, Philippe Ritter, MD, Sebastien Knecht, MD, Nicolas Derval, MD, Meleze Hocini, MD, Michel Haissageurre, MD and Pierre Jais, MD. Hopital Cardiologique de Haut-Lévêque Bordeaux, Pessac, France, CHU Bordeaux, Université de Bordeaux, Pessac, France

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-144. New Unipolar Electrogram Criteria to Identify Reversibility of Left Ventricular Cardiomyopathy
Bieito Campos, MD, Miguel E. Jauregui, MD, Stavros Mountantonakis, MD, Kyoung-Min Park, MD, Haris Haqqani, MBBS, PhD, David J. Callans, MD, FHRS, Fermin C. Garcia, MD, Sanjay Dixit, MD, Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD, David Lin, MD, Michael Riley, MD, Wendy Tzou, MD, Joshua M. Cooper, MD, Mathew D. Hutchinson, MD, Rajat Deo, MD, Erica Zado, PA and Francis E. Marchlinski, MD, FHRS. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-145. “Channels” Identified During Substrate Mapping of Ventricular Tachycardia (VT): Isthmus or Bystander?
Stavros E. Mountantonakis, MD, Robert E. Park, FRACP, Matthew D. Hutchinson, MD, Sanjay Dixit, MD, Joshua Cooper, MD, Francis Marchlinski, MD and Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-146. Late Gadolinium Enhancement is a Rare Finding in Patients with Tachycardia-Induced Cardiomyopathy Caused by Idiopathic Ventricular Arrhythmias
Can Hasdemir, MD, Alper Yuksel, MD, Yildirim Kartal, MD, Evrim Simsek, MD, Oktay Musayev, MD, Elnur Isayev, MD, Mehmet Aydin, MD and Levent H. Can, MD. Ege Univ School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey, Kent Hospital, Izmir, Turkey, Tepecik Teaching and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-147. Electromagnetic Interference of a Magnetic Hemodynamic Support System on Magnetic Electroanatomical Mapping During VT ablation
Marc A.. Miller, MD, Srinivas Dukkipati, MD, Andre d'Avila, MD, Jason Chinitz, MD, Jacob Koruth, MD, Petr Neuzil, MD, Arti Shah, MD, Sarina van der Zee, MD, Joseph A. Gomes, MD and Vivek Y. Reddy, MD. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, Homolka Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-148. Performance of the Multipolar Pentarray Catheter for Scar Mapping in an Ovine Infarct Model
Haris M. Haqqani, MBBS, PhD, Brian Betensky, MD, Laszlo Saghy, MD, Bieito Campos, MD, Miguel Jauregui, MD, Wendy S. Tzou, MD, Andres Altmann, MSc, John Michele, BS and Edward P. Gerstenfeld, MD. Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Biosense Webster (Israel) Ltd, Yokneam, Israel

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-149. How Close The Coronary Artery Is: Does Every Epicardial Ablation Require An Angiogram?
Stanley Tung, MD, FRCP, Michifumi Tokuda, MD, Usha Tedrow, MD, Roy John, MD, PhD, Gregory Michaud, MD, FHRS, Bruce Koplan, MD, MPH and William Stevenson, MD, FHRS. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-150. The Architecture Of The Infundibulum: More Than A Simple Tubular Structure With Relevance For Ablation Of Idiopathic Tachycardia Of The Right Ventricular Outflow Tract
Jose A. Cabrera, MD, PhD, Margarita Murillo, PhD, Gonzalo Pizarro, MD, Eva Gonzalez-Caballero, MD, PhD, Beatriz Fuertes, MD, Silvia Bayona, NP, Vicente Climent, PhD and Damián Sánchez-Quintana, MD, PhD. Hospital Universitario Quiron. Universidad Europea de Madrid, Pozuelo (Madrid), Spain, University of Extremadura, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Badajoz, Spain

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-151. Variant Of Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Tachycardia Requiring Ablation From Multiple Sites
Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS, Luigi Di Biase, MD, PhD, Rong Bai, MD, Prasant Mohanty, MD, MPH, Javier E. Sanchez, MD, Sanghamitra Mohanty, MD, G. Joseph. Gallinghouse, MD, Rodney Horton, MD, Shane M. Bailey, MD, Jason D. Zagrodzky, MD, Antonio Dello Russo, MD, Michela Casella, MD, Dhanunjay Lakkireddy, MD, Richard Hongo, MD, Subba Reddy Vanga, MD, Claude S Elayi, MD, Salwa Beheiry, RN, David Burkhardt, MD and Claudio Tondo, MD. Texas Cardiac Arryhthmia Institute, Austin, TX, Monzino Hospital, Milan, Italy, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, Kentucky, Kentucky, KY

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-152. Relationship Between The Left Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve And Left Atrium: A Postmortem Study In Patients With And Without Atrial Fibrillation
Jose A. Cabrera, MD, PhD, Margarita Murillo, PhD, Vicente Climent, PhD, Gonzalo Pizarro, MD, Eva González-Caballero, MD, PhD, Beatriz Fuertes, MD, Silvia Bayona, NP and Damián Sánchez-Quintana, MD, PhD. Hospital Universitario Quiron. Universidad Europea de Madrid, Pozuelo (Madrid), Spain, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-153. Ablation Transmurality Determined By Real Time MRI Versus Local Bipolar Electrogram Attenuation
Ravi Ranjan, MD, PhD, Joshua Blauer, BS, Eugene G. Kholmovski, PhD, Sathya Vijayakumar, MS, Gaston Vergara, MD, Gregory P. Gardner, No Degree, Gene Payne, MS, Nelly Volland, PhD, Kamal Vij, MS, Rob MacLeod, PhD and Nassir F. Marrouche, MD, FHRS. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, Surgivision Inc, Irvine, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-154. Negative Charge Decreases Coagulum Formation During Ablation
Matthew J. Swale, MBBS, Gard Joseph, MD, Bernard Lim, MD, Kalpathi Venkatachalam, MD, Ashad Jahangir, MD, Susan B. Johnson, BS and Samuel Asirvatham, MD. St. Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-155. Time Course Of Atrial Remodelling In Obesity: Implications For Atrial Fibrillation.
Hany S. Abed, MBBS, Pawel Kuklik, PhD, Anthony G. Brooks, PhD, Muayad Alasady, MBChB, Darren Kelly, PhD, Walter P. Abhayaratna, MBBS, PhD, Gary A. Wittert, MD and Prashanthan Sanders, MBBS, PhD. Cardiovascular research centre, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia, Department of medicine, St. Vincents Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Australian national university and Canberra hospital, Canberra, Australia

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-156. Less Complications In A Combined Procedure Of Electrophysiologic Studies And Coronary Angiography Than In Consecutive Procedures
Marijana Dzijan-Horn, No Degree, Stephanie Fichtner, No Degree, Isabel Deisenhofer, No Degree, Clemens Jilek, No Degree, Gabriele Hessling, No Degree and Heidi Estner, No Degree. Klinikum Rechts der Isar, München, Germany, Deutsches Herzzentrum, München, Germany

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-157. Evidence for Microvolt T-wave Alternans as a Mechanism for Amplified Spatial Dispersion of Repolarization in Humans
Tilak Pasala, MD and Elizabeth S. Kaufman, MD. MetroHealth Campus of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-158. Attenuated Bradycardia-Dependent QT Prolongation during Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Yoshiaki Yamaguchi, MD, Koichi Mizumaki, MD, Kunihiro Nishida, MD, Jotaro Iwamoto, MD, Yosuke Nakatani, MD, Tamotsu Sakamoto, MD, Takayuki Tsuneda, MD and Hiroshi Inoue, MD. University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-159. The Correlation between Ventricular Repolarization and Clinical Severity of Spinal Cord Injuries
Fa-Po Chung, MD, Yu-Feng Hu, MD, Yenn-Jiang Lin, MD, Shih-Lin Chang, MD, Li-Wei Lo, MD and Shih-Ann Chen, MD. Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-160. Heart Rate Turbulence Predicts Heart Failure Events in MADIT-CRT Patients
Iwona Cygankiewicz, MD, PhD, Scott McNitt, PhD, Paul E. Bloch Thomsen, MD, PhD, Joseph Kautzner, MD, PhD, Arthur J. Moss, MD, PhD, Wojciech Zareba, MD, PhD, MADIT-CRT investigators. Department of Electrocardiology, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland, Heart Research Follow-up Program, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, University of Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-161. Use of the End Recovery QTc to assess the Functional Significance in Long QT Variants of Unknown Significance: Validation of a New Diagnostic Algorithm
Manoj N. Obeyesekere, MBBS, Raymond W. Sy, MBBS, Ishvinder Chattha, MBBS, Peter Leong-Sit, MD, Lorne Gula, MD, Allan Skanes, MD, Raymond Yee, MD, George Klein, MD and Andrew D. Krahn, MD. University of Western Ontario, Department of Cardiology, London, ON, Canada

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-162. Known Atrial Fibrillation At The Time Of An Acute Coronary Syndrome Is Associated With Higher CHADS2 Score And Subsequent Risk Than First Detected Atrial Fibrillation
Dritan Poci, MD, Marianne Hartford, MD, PhD, Thomas Karlsson, MSc, Kenneth Caidahl, MD, PhD and Nils Edvardsson, MD, PHD, FHRS. Department of Cardiology, Örebro, Sweden, Institution for Medicine, Gothenburg, Sweden, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Stockholm, Sweden

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-164. Arrhythmic Event Rates In The 1St Degree Relatives Of Sudden Arrhythmic Death (SADS) Victims Without Evidence Of Channelopathy Or Cardiomyopathy: Is It Safe To Discharge?
Laurence Nunn, MRCP, Adaya Weissler, MD, Justine Bhar-Amato, MRCP, Syed Ahsan, MRCP, Aaisha Opel, MRCP, Martin D. Lowe, PhD, FRCP, William J. McKenna, MD, FRCP, Perry M. Elliott, MD, FRCP and Pier D. Lambiase, PhD, FRCP. Heart Hospital, University College Hospital & Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, UCL, London, United Kingdom

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-165. Does T-Wave Alternans Determine Heterogeneity of 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine-derived Radioactivity Uptake in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy?
Sang-Hee Lee, MD, Dong-gu Shin, MD, PhD, Jong-Seon Park, MD, PhD, Jang-won Sohn, MD, Gue-Ru Hong, MD, PhD, Chang-woo Sohn, MD and Young-Jo Kim, MD, PhD. Yeungnam University Hospital, Daegu, Korea, Republic of

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-167. Recognizing Cardiac Syncope in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Trauma: A 10-Year Experience
Pradeep K. Bhat, MD, Ganesh Pantham, MD, Sara Laskey, MD, John J. Como, MD and David S. Rosenbaum, MD. MetroHealth Campus, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-168. Unravelling The Mechanisms Behind The Hemodynamic And Autonomic Remodeling Induced By Orthostatic Training
Sergio Laranjo, MD, Mario M. Oliveira, MD, PhD, Cristiano Tavares, MSc, Vera Geraldes, MSc, Vitor Vaz-Da-Silva, MSc, Sofia Santos, BSc, Eunice Oliveira, BSc, Rui Cruz Ferreira, MD and Isabel Rocha, PharmD, PhD. Autonomic Nervous System Unit, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal, Serviço de Cardiologia, Hospital de Santa Marta, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, EPE, Lisbon, Portugal

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-169. Increased Ventricular Ectopy Burden in Pediatric Patients Does Not Cause Cardiomyopathy
Akash Patel, MD, Jamie Ganley, BS and Maully Shah, MBBS. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-170. Accessory Pathways In Perinatal Hearts With Ebstein Malformation. Implications For Surgical Or Transcatheter Procedures.
Jose A. Cabrera, MD, PhD, Beatriz Picazo-Angelín, PhD, Margarita Murillo, PhD, Gonzalo Pizarro, MD, Beatriz Fuertes, MD, Eva González-Caballero, MD, PhD, Silvia Bayona, NP, Vicente Climent, PhD and Damián Sánchez-Quintana, MD, PhD. Hospital Universitario Quiron Madrid. Universidad Europea de Madrid., Pozuelo de Alarcón, Spain, Hospital Costa del Sol, Marbella, Spai, Marbella, Spain, University of Extremadura, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Badajoz, Spain

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-171. Efficiency Of Electrocardiographic Screening For Sudden Cardiac Death In Asymptomatic Children
John K. Triedman, MD, FHRS, Angie Mae Rodday, MS, Mark E. Alexander, MD, Joshua T. Cohen, PhD, Stanley Ip, MD, Jane W. Newburger, MD, MPH, Susan K. Parsons, MD, Thomas A. Trikalinos, MD, PhD, John B. Wong, MD and Laurel K. Leslie, MD, MPH. Children's Hospital Boston, Cardiology, Boston, MA, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-172. Risk Factors and Follow-up of Post-Procedure Heart Block after Transcatheter Closure of Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defects
yang rong, MD, Kong Xiangqing, MD, Sheng Yanhui, MD and Cao Kejiang, MD. The first affiliated hospital with Nanjing medical univesity, Nanjing, China

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-173. Laser Lead Extraction in Congenital Heart Disease
Anthony C. McCanta, MD, Michael P. Carboni, MD, Melissa H. Kong, MD, Ruth Ann Greenfield, MD, Patrick M. Hranitzky, MD and Ronald J. Kanter, MD. Duke University, Durham, NC

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-174. Funding Source and Author Affiliation Severely Biases TASER Research
Peyman Azadani, MD, Zian H. Tseng, MD, Gregory Marcus, MD and Byron K. Lee, MD. University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-175. Left Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation in a Pediatric Patient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Jonathan N. Johnson, MD, Katy M.. Harris, MS, RN, J. Martijn. Bos, MD, PhD, Christopher Moir, MD, Yung R. Lau, MD and Michael J. Ackerman, MD, PhD. Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-176. Evidence of Interconnections between Contralateral Ganglionated Plexi in Humans during Radiofrequency Isolation of Pulmonary Veins
Aurélie Guiot, MD, Timir Baman, MD, Fred Morady, MD and Aman Chugh, MD. University of Michigan, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Electrophysiology., Ann Arbor, MI 48109, MI

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-177. A Case Report Of A Single Patient With Multiple Atrio-ventriuclar Pathways And A Bystander Fasicular-ventricular Accessory Pathway Resulting In Multiple Tachycardia Circuits
Joseph Wu, MD, Somjot S.. Brar, MD, PhD and Nigel Gupta, MD. Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-178. Something Old and Something New: Oversensing and Mode Switching Caused by Lead Polarization Artifact During an Automatic Capture Threshold Test
Russell R. Heath, MD, Joseph L. Schuller, MD, William H. Sauer, MD, Selina A. Ballabio, BS, Duy T. Nguyen, MD, Paul D. Varosy, MD and Ryan G. Aleong, MD. University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, Boston Scientific, CRV, Castle Rock, CO, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-179. The Value of Defibrillator Far Field Electrograms for Ablation of Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation
Binu Philips, MD, Christine Tompkins, MD, Ronald D. Berger, MD, PhD and Saman Nazarian, MD. Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-180. The Hemodynamics of Pseudopseudopacemaker syndrome
Jonas A. Cooper, MD, MPH and Timothy Smith, DPhil, MD, FHRS. UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO

Friday, May 06, 2011, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PO5-181. Dual-Chamber Pacing Without an Atrial Lead Resulting in R-on-T and Cardiac Arrest
Peter Schulman, MD, Jeffrey Mako, MD, Eric Stecker, MD, MPH and Marc Rozner, MD, PhD. Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

 

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