Professor John Kjekshus’ Jubilee Symposium

Oslo, Friday 16th June 2006

Store auditorium, Rikshospitalet University Hospital

PROGRAM

Chairmen: Otto A. Smiseth and Lars Gullestad

10:00 Lars Gullestad, Rikshospitalet, Oslo: Opening of the symposium

10:15 J. McMurray, Glasgow: The epidemiology of heart failure

10:45 Kristian Thygesen, Aarhus: Myocardial markers in coronary artery disease

11:15 Ole Danbolt Mjøs, University of Tromsø: The importance of metabolic factors in heart failure

11:45 Jay N. Cohn, University of Minnesota: 30 years of clinical heart failure research - what have we learned?

12:15-13:15 Lunch

13:15 Åke Hjalmarson, Gothenburg: Betablocker treatment in heart failure

13:45 Karl Swedberg, Gothenburg: Inhibiting the renin-angiotensin system in heart failure and vascular disease - from the very sick to a panacea

14:15 Terje Pedersen, University of Oslo: Lipids as target in heart failure and coronary artery disease

14:45 J.G. Cleland, University of Hull: Alternative myocardial substrates and interventions for heart failure: CRT and Revascularisation

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