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Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology
miR-33 as a Therapeutic Target for Raising HDL in Cardiovascular Disease
Katey Rayner, New York University, New York
Abstract  - A21739   |   Council Website


Basic Cardiovascular Sciences
Mouse Model of LEOPARD Syndrome Reveals a Dominant Negative Function of the PTPN11 (Shp2) Mutation and a Mechanism of Regulation and Therapy for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Talita Marin, Beth Isreal Deasoness Medical Center, Boston, MA
Abstract - A12827   |   Council Website 
Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation
Inhaled Nitric Oxide Improves Long-term Outcome After Successful Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Mice
Shizuka Minamishima, Massachusetts General Hospital
Abstract 15606   |   Council Website

Cardiovascular Surgery and Anesthesia
Angiographic Criteria Determine Effectiveness of CABG among Patients with Diabetes and Stable Ischemic Heart Disease: Results from the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes (BARI 2D) Trial
Richard W Nesto, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Burlington
Abstract – A18327   |   Council Website
Cardiovascular Disease in the Young
A Randomized Trial of Clopidogrel to Reduce Mortality and Shunt-Related Morbidity in Infants Palliated with a Systemic to Pulmonary Artery Shunt
D.L. Wessel, Children’s National Medical Center
Abstract – 19459   |   CVDY Website

Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing
Less Than 2g of Dietary Sodium Intake is Associated with Shorter Event-Free Survival in Patients with Compensated Heart Failure
Eun Kyeung Song, University of Ulsan, Republic of Korea
Abstract - A18888   |   Council Website


Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention
Prognostic Value of 64-Detector Row Coronary CT Angiography for the Prediction of All-Cause Mortality: Results from 21,062 Patients in the Prospective Multinational CONFIRM Registry (Coronary CT Angiography Evaluation For Clinical Outcomes: An International Multicenter Registry)
James K. Min, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York
Abstract - A14571   |   Council Website

Clinical Cardiology
Incidence and Predictors of Hospitalization due to Heart Failure among Medicare-Eligible Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Prevalent Heart Failure: Insights from a Prospective Population Study
Vikas Bhatia, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Abstract - A20952   |   Council Website


Epidemiology and Prevention
Association between hsCRP≥2, Coronary Artery Calcium, and Adverse Events - Implications for the JUPITER Population: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
Michael J. Blaha, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Abstract - A12825   |   Council Website


Functional Genomics and Translational Biology
Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies a Region at Chr 21q21 as a Susceptibility Locus for Ventricular Fibrillation in Acute Myocardial Infarction
Connie R. Bezzina, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Abstract - A19099   |   Council Website


High Blood Pressure Research
Non-Genomic Action of Aldosterone in VSMC Requires Translocation of Mineralocorticoid Receptor to the Caveolae in the Plasma-Membrane and Subsequent Trans-Activation of Angiotensin II Type1 Receptor and its Downstream Tyrosine Kinase Pyk2/ROS/MAPKs Pathway
Shinichiro Yamaguchi, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Abstract 15370   |   Council Website
Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease
Cofilin Is A Negative Regulator Of G-protein Independent β-arrestin Signaling
Neelakantan T Vasudevan, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Abstract 18806   |   Council Website

Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism
Temporal Systemic Deletion of Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Converting Enzyme Prevents Development of High-Fat Diet-induced Insulin Resistance, Hepatosteatosis, Adipose Tissue Remodeling with Ameliorating Energy Expenditure
Hidehiro Kaneko, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Abstract - A13654   |   Council Website


Peripheral Vascular Disease
Severity of Renal Artery Stenosis Predicts Baseline and Residual Renal Function In Patients Undergoing Renal Artery Stenting
Haifeng Yu,  University of Toledo
Abstract 19757   |   Council Website
Quality of Care and Outcomes Research
Drug-Eluting Stents Versus Bare Metal Stents for Medicare Beneficiaries with Acute Coronary Syndromes: Instrumental Variables Compared
Jerome J Federspiel, UNC Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill
Abstract – A10200   |   Council Website
Stroke
Improving Screening for Silent Atrial Fibrillation After Ischemic Stroke
Piotr Sobocinski-Doliwa, Stockholm, Sweeden
Abstract – 10878   |   Council Website

Scientific Sessions

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Scientific Sessions 2014
Scientific Sessions is the leading cardiovascular meeting in the country with over 17,000 professionals attending annually, and over 22,000 total attendees, as reported by the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitor’s Association. 

Chicago, IL
Nov. 15–19, 2014