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The 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society
Presidential Lecture
Mikamo Lectures
Special Lectures
Clinical Symposia
Basic Symposia
Panel Discussion

The 65th Annual Scientific Meeting
of the Japanese Circulation Society
March 25-27, 2001
Kyoto International Conference Hall (Kyoto, Japan)
President: Shigetake Sasayama, M.D., Ph.D.
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

Presidential Lecture
  Heart Failure as a Maladaptive Consequence of Cardiac Hypertrophy
  Shigetake Sasayama, M.D., Ph.D. Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
 
Mikamo Lecture
  Signaling Circuitry in Heart Failure: Lessons from Mice to Men
  Richard A. Walsh, M.D. Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
 
Special Lecture
  Proliferative Signaling and Disease Progression in Heart Failure
  Arnold M. Katz, M.D. University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Norwich, Vermont
   
  Transcriptional Control of Cardiac Form and Function
  Eric N. Olson, Ph.D. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
   
  Dynamic Plasticity of the Ventricle: Myocyte Hypertrophy, Death and Hyperplasia in Remodeling the Heart
  Edmund H. Sonnenblick, M.D. Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York
   
  Cardioprotection Afforded by Ischemic Preconditioning
  Eduardo Marban, M.D. The Johns Hopkins University, Institute of Molecular Cardiobiology, Baltimore, MD
   
  Cardiovascular Disease in the Post-Genomic Era
PAGE TOP Victor J. Dzau, M.D. Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
 
Clinical Symposia
Symposium Clinical 1 Treatment of Severe Cardiac Arrhythmias
  Chikaya Omichi, M.D. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
  Tsuyoshi Shiga, M.D. Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
  Hideo Mitamura, M.D. Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
  Kenzo Hirao, M.D. Tokyo Medical and Dental University Tokyo, Japan
  Ichiro Watanabe, M.D. Nihon University, Japan
  Koichiro Kumagai, M.D. Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
   
Symposium Clinical 2 Assessment of Myocardial Metabolism by Nuclear Cardiology
  Ryuji Nohara, M.D. Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  Yoshio Ishida, M.D. National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
   
Symposium Clinical 3 Current Status and Future for Pulmonary Embolism
  Yasuhiro Satoh, M.D. Shakai-Hoken Mishima Hospital, Japan
  Norikazu Yamada, M.D. Mie University, Tsu, Japan
  Russell D. Hull, M.D. University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
   
Symposium Clinical 4 Angiogenic Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease
  Hiroki Yokomuro, M.D. Toho University, Tokyo, Japan
  Hidezo Mori, M.D. National Cardiovascular Center, Research Institute, Suita, Japan
  Hiroshi Kamihata, M.D. Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
  Yoshiki Sawa, M.D. Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
   
Symposium Clinical 5 Medical and Surgical Treatments for End-Stage Heart Failure
  Yukihiro Koretsune, M.D. Osaka National Hospital, Osaka, Japan
  Satoshi Ubutaka, M.D. Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan
  Akira Kawaguchi, M.D. Tokai University, Isehara, Japan
  Takeshi Nakatani, M.D. National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
   
Symposium Clinical 6 Revascularization Strategies for Acute Myocardial Infarction
  Ken Nagao, M.D. Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
  Kazuo Kimura, M.D. Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
  Yasunori Ueda, M.D. Osaka Police Hospital, Osaka, Japan
  Shigeo Kawano, M.D. Sakurabashi Watanabe Hospital, Osaka, Japan
   
Symposium Clinical 8 Blood Pressure Control for Prevention of Renal Complications
  Atsuo Goto, M.D. University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Hiroo Kumagai, M.D. Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
  Naofumi Ikeda, M.D. Saitama Medical School, Saitama, Japan
PAGE TOP Edward D. Frohlich, M.D. Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Basic Symposia
Symposium Basic 2 Transcription Factors in Cardiovascular Remodeling
  Tatsuya Morimoto, M.D. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
  Ryuichi Morishita, M.D. Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
   
Symposium Basic 3 The Human Genome Project in Cardiovascular Diseases
  Yusuke Nakamura, M.D. Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Jitsuo Higaki, M.D. Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
  Hiroyuki Morita, M.D. University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
   
Symposium Basic 6 Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Failure
  Takashi Miyauchi, M.D. University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
  Yoshihiko Saito, M.D. Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  Masafumi Yano, M.D. Yamaguchi University, Ube, Japan
PAGE TOP Seiji Takashima, M.D. Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
 
Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion 1 Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease by Contrast Echocardiography
  Fuminobu Ishikura Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
  Takashi Muro Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
  Young-Jae Lim Department of Cardiology, Kawachi General Hospital
  Sanjiv Kaul University of Virginia, USA
   
Panel Discussion 2 Prediction and Prevention of Restenosis After Angioplasty
  Teruo Inoue, M.D. Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University
  Atsushi Hirayama, M.D. Cardiovascular Division, Osaka Police Hospital
  Junko Honye, M.D. Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nihon University
PAGE TOP Richard E. Kuntz, M.D. Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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