By Schedule




C. WALTON LILLEHEI RESIDENT FORUM SESSION

3:00 p.m.
Stem Cell Factor is Required for Cardiac Regeneration
Speaker(s): Shafie Fazel, Liwen Chen, Richard D Weisel, Denis Angoulvant, Phillip Cheung, Amir Fazel, Jason Lam, Paul WM Fedak, Terrence M Yau, Ren-Ke Li; Toronto, ON, Canada

3:15 p.m.
ADVANCED AGE, FEMALE GENDER, DIABETES MELLITUS, AND PREOPERATIVE MALNUTRITION PREDICT POOR OUTCOME IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE WHO UNDERGO LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE IMPLANTATION
Speaker(s): Nicholas C Dang, Veli K Topkara, Brian T Kim, Michelle L Mercando, Joy Kay, Timothy P Martens, Isaac George, Faisal H Cheema, Yoshifumi Naka; New York, NY

3:30 p.m.
Anterior Fundoplication Decreases Esophageal Clearance in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia
Speaker(s): Christian Finley, Joanne Clifton, John Yee, Frank Tyers, Richard J Finley; Vancouver, BC, Canada

3:45 p.m.
Cell Based Gene Therapy to Reestablish Stem Cell Homing Improves Cardiac Function In Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
Speaker(s): Indu Deglurkar FRCS, William Mills, Zoran Popovic, Matthew Kiedrowski, Patrick McCarthy, Kenneth Laurita, Marc S Penn, PhD; Cleveland, Ohio

4:00 p.m.
A Randomized Comparison of Intraoperative Angiography and Transit-Time Flow Measurement to Detect Technical Errors in Coronary Bypass Grafts
Speaker(s): Nimesh D Desai, Senri Miwa, David Kodama, Gideon Cohen, Marc P Pelletier, Eric A Cohen, George T Christakis, Bernard S Goldman, Stephen E Fremes; Toronto, ON, Canada

4:15 p.m.
The Sarcolemmal Adenosine Triphosphate-Sensitive Potassium Channel Underlies the Regulation of Hyperkalemic Cardioplegia-Induced Myocyte Swelling and Reduced Contractility
Speaker(s): Sandip M Prasad, Gregory D Byrd, Thomas P Flagg, Jefferson Gomes, Ralph J Damiano, Jr., Colin G Nichols, Jennifer S Lawton; St. Louis, MO

4:30 p.m.
Di-methyl-celecoxib as a novel non-COX-2 therapy in the treatment of lung cancer
Speaker(s): Leah M Backhus, Nicos A Petasis, Jasim Uddin, Robert D Bart III, Yuanguang G Lin, Vaughn A Starnes, Ross M Bremner; Los Angeles, CA

4:45 p.m.
Cell Transplantation Preserves Matrix Homeostasis: A Novel Paracrine Mechanism
Speaker(s): Paul WM Fedak, Paul Szmitko, Richard D Weisel, Svetlana M Altamentova, Subodh Verma, Shafie Fazel, Bradley H Strauss, Ren-Ke Li; Toronto, ON, Cana