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73rd Annual Scientific Meeting Japanese Circulation Society

 Presidential Lectures
 Special Lectures
 Plenary Sessions
 Joint Symposia
Date :
March 20(Fri) - 22(Sun), 2009
Venues :
Osaka International Convention Center
RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka
Hotel NCB
Congress Chairperson :
Masatsugu Hori
(Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases)
Presidential Lecture
Presidential Lecture Cardioprotection from Cardiovascular Risk—From Gene to Population Science


Masatsugu Hori, MD, Ph.D
Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Japan

Special Lectures
Special Lecture 2 The Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease – Need for a Multidimensional Approach


Salim Yusuf
McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, Canada

Special Lecture 6 Aging and Cardiovascular Disease: A Medical Challenge


David T. Kelly
University of Sydney, Australia

Special Lecture 7 Controversies in PCI: DES vs CABG for ULMA


Richard A. Schatz
Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, USA.

Special Lecture 8 From the Ryanodine Receptor to Cardiac Arrhythmias


David Eisner
University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Special Lecture 10 Why do we still not have cardioprotective drugs?


James Downey, PhD
Professor of Physiology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA

Special Lecture 13 Heart Failure: A Cardio-Renal-Vascular Syndrome


Marvin A. Konstam, MD
Tufts Medical Center, USA

Special Lecture 14 The Initiation of the Heart Beat


Peng-Sheng Chen, MD
Krannert Institute of Cardiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana, USA

Plenary Sessions
Plenary Session 3 New Era of Catheter Ablation for Ventricular Arrhythmias


David J. Callans, MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA

Akihiko Nogami, MD
Yokohama Rosai Hospital, Japan

Yukio Sekiguchi
Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Yoshinori Kobayashi
Tokai University, Japan
Plenary Session 4 Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Strategy for Diastolic Dysfunction in Heart Failure.


Rick Nishimura
Mayo Clinic Rochester, USA

Hiromitsu Matsui
University of Tokyo, Japan

Naoki Fujimoto
Mie University, Japan

Yoshihiro Fukumoto
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Plenary Session 6 Frontiers in Regeneration with Pluripotent Cells


Ulrich Martin
Hannover Medical School, Germany

Shinsuke Yuasa
Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Symposium 1 Biomarkers, Genetic Polymorphisms, and Risk Estimation


Daniel Levy
Framingham Heart Study, Boston University School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA

Shoji Sanada
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA

Takayoshi Tsutamoto
Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan
Symposium 2 Current Status and Future Perspective of Antiplatelet Therapy in Management of Coronary Artery Disease


David J. Moliterno
University of Kentucky, USA

John H.P. Alexander
Duke University Medical Center, USA

Shiro Uemura
Nara Medical University, Japan

Hisanori Horiuchi
Kyoto University, Japan

Shinya Goto
Tokai University, Isehara
Joint Symposia
ACC-JCS Joint Symposium Optimal Strategy for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Who Can Benefit From CRT?

Kazutaka Aonuma
University of Tsukuba, Japan

Satoshi Nakatani
Osaka University, Japan

Morio Shoda
Tokyo Women's University, Japan

John F. Beshai
University of Chicago, USA
ESC-JCS Joint Symposium Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: New Insights into Clinical Course and Management.


Albert Hagege
Hospital European Georges Pompidou, France

Makoto Okawa
Ventricular Remodeling, Heart Failure, and End-Stage HCM

APSC-JCS Joint Symposium Heart Transplantation in Asia-Pacific Region: Its Status and Tasks.


Donald Esmore
Alfred Healthcare Group, Australia

Pyo Won Park
Samsung Medical Center, Republic of Korea

Kazuhiko Nishigaki
Gifu University School of Medicine, Japan
KSC-JCS Joint Symposium Novel Therapeutic Strategies against Heart Failure


Eun Seok Jeon
Samsung Medical Center, Korea

Takeshi Yamamoto
Yamaguchi University, Japan

Tohru Minamino
Chiba University, Japa
AHA-JCS Joint Symposium Strategies for Prevention and Management of Atherosclerotic Diseases


Daniel Levy
Framingham Heart Study, Boston University School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, USA.

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