XXVIII European Section Meeting of the International Society for Heart Research

 28-31 May, 2008 - Athens, Greece







Invited Lectures


Thyroid Hormone in the Pathophysiology of Heat Failure: Clinical Evidence

G. Iervasi, G. Nicolini, S. Forini and L. Sabatino


RAMPs and the Modulation of G-Protein Coupled Receptors

D.R. Poyner


The Ubiquitin-Proteasome System and Cardiac Myosin Binding Protein C

O. Zolk




Free Papers


Urocortin Induces Heart Protection Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury

E. Calderón-Sánchez, A. Domínguez-Rodríguez, M. Rodríguez Moyano, A. Ordóñez and T. Smani


Effect of Hyperthyroidism on Delayed Rectifier K+ Currents in Left and Right Murine Atria

W.H. Dillmann


Cardiac Hypertrophy and Thyroid Hormone Signaling

W.H. Dillmann and D. Belke


Hyperoxia Increases Central Aortic Pressure in Hypertensive Patients

A. Dobosiewicz, P. Abramczyk and M. Siñski


Stem Cell-Derived Cardiac Patches: A Tissue Engineering Approach to Cardiac Healing

G. Forte, F. Carotenuto, F. Pagliari, S. Pagliari, P. Cossa, R. Fiaccavento, A. Ahluwalia, G. Vozzi, B. Vinci, A. Serafino, M. Minieri1 and P. Di Nardo


The Effects of Sodium Substitution on Action Potential Waveforms in Cells with Different Upstroke Velocity of Sinoatrial Area

V. Golovko


The Relation Between Late Ventricular Potentials and Isointegral QRST Body Surface Maps in Chronic Myocardial Infarction Patients

I. Mozos, M. Hancu and A. Cristescu


CaMKII Mediates Angiotensin II-induced Cardiomyocytes Apoptosis. Role OF Ca2+, ROS and p38MAPK

J. Palomeque, L. Sapia, C. Valverde, O. Velez Rueda, M. Salas, A. Mattiazzi and M. Vila Petroff


Left Ventricular Myocardial Infarction in Mice Induces Sustained Cardiac Deiodinase Type III Activity

C. Pol, M. Zuidwijk, E. Deel, A. Muller, T. Visser, D. Duncker and W. Simonides


Expression of HIF-1a and HIF-3a Differentially Changed in Rat Heart Ventricles After Hypoxic Preconditioning

A.G. Portnychenko, V.E. Dosenko, V.I. Portnichenko and O.O. Moybenko


Cardiomyogenic Potential of Skeletal Muscle-Derived Progenitor Cells

C. Poulet


S100A6 Modulates Myocyte Survival in a RAGE –Dependent Manner

J.N. Tsoporis, S. Izhar, H.J. Huttunen and T.G. Parker


Effect of Cardiopulmonary Bypass on the Cardiac Expression of S100B and the Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts (RAGE)

J.N. Tsoporis, C.D. Mazer, P.J. Darby, S. Novoshinov, Z. Wang, S. Izhar, C. Tousignant and T.G. Parker


Hypoxia-inducible Factor 1 Alpha as a Cardioprotective Agent

G. Valen, V. Martinov, J. Sagave and G. Czibik


Determination of Efficiency of Isolated Control and Hypertrophied Rat Papillary Muscle

Y.Y. Wong, M.L. Handoko, F.S. de Man, K.T.B. Mouchaers, A. Vonk-Noordegraaf and W.J. van der Laarse


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