CHFR Program 2016

Prize winners of the Poster Session CHFR 2016

The 14th Annual CHFR Symposium took place at Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo. More than 60 poster presenters contributed with recent advances in basic and clinical heart research.

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Thank you to all participants, and invited Speakers:
Mark A. Creager, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
Mark Haykowsky, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA
Joseph A. Hill, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
Stephane Heymans, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, Netherlands
Björn C. Knollmann, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
W. Jonathan Lederer, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Cecilia Linde, Karolinska University, Stockholm, Sweden
Lars S. Maier, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
Jeffery D. Molkentin, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Sherif Nagueh, DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center
Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, USA
Børge Ousland, Polar explorer, Oslo, Norway
Frank Ruschitzka, University Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Gordon F. Tomaselli, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Stein Ørn, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway

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Hot Topics: Serum uric acid is associated with mortality and heart failure hospitalizations in patients with complicated myocardial infarction

Elevated serum uric acid levels are associated with poor outcomes in patients after myocardial infarction complicated by reduced left ventricular function, heart failure, or both, and quantification of serum uric acid could improve risk stratification of patients with complicated myocardial infarction.

Read more in European Journal of Heart Failure

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Hot Topics: Epicardial adipose tissue may be a source of increased circulatory levels of fatty acids and inflammatory and metabolic mediators in systolic heart failure

Higher expression of fatty acids and mRNAs encoding different inflammatory and metabolic mediators was found in epicardial adipose tissue from patients with systolic heart failure, and palmitoleic acid levels were correlated with parameters of cardiac remodeling.

Read more in Journal of Cardiac Failure

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Hot Topics: Initial ECG findings are not reliable in detecting patients with an indication for immediate coronary angiography after cardiac arrest

An analysis of 210 resuscitated patients admitted after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest demonstrated that even in the absence of ECG changes indicating myocardial ischemia, an acute culprit lesion may be present and patients may benefit from emergent revascularization

Read more in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions

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