7th Ragnar Granit Symposium - Electrocardiography in Ischemic Heart

8th Symposium

7th Ragnar Granit Symposium -
Electrocardiography in Ischemic Heart Disease

May 29-30, 2000, Helsinki, Finland

PROGRAM

Monday, May 29th

    08:30 - 09:50    Coffee and registration
    09:50 - 10:00    Opening remarks
    10:00 - 12:00    State of the Art in Ischemic Heart Disease Management (a' 30+10 min)
      1. Ischemic Heart Disease at the Cellular Level, Keijo Peuhkurinen, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
      2. Prevalence and Prognostic Significance of ECG Abnormalities, Victor F. Froelicher, Stanford University, San Francisco, USA
      3. Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease, Markku S. Nieminen, Helsinki University Central Hospital

    12:00 - 13:00    Lunch
    13:00 - 15:00    Session 1: Advances in Resting ECG (a' 20+10 min)

    1. QT-dispersion, Paul D. Kligfield, Cornell University, New York, USA
    2. Body Surface ECG Mapping, Arne Sippens-Groenewegen, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    3. High Resolution ECG, Petri Korhonen, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    4. Magnetocardiography in diagnosing myocardial infarction, Jaakko Malmivuo, Ragnar Granit Institute, Tampere, Finland
15:00 - 15:30    Coffee break
15:30 - 17:30    Session 2: Long-term ECG registrations (a' 20+10 min)
    1. Heart Rate Variability, Juhani Airaksinen, University of Turku, Finland
    2. Silent Ischemia Detection, Gaetano Lanza, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    3. CCU Update, Mikael Dellborg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    4. QT-dynamics, Pierre Maison-Blanche, Hopital Lariboisiere, Paris, France

    19:00 -               Evening Event at the Taidehalli Art Gallery (arranged by Datex-Ohmeda)

    Tuesday, May 30th

    09:00 - 12:00    Session 3: Advances in Exercise ECG (a' 20+10 min)

    1. Exercise Testing Scores, Victor F. Froelicher, Stanford University, San Francisco, USA
    2. ST/HR Analysis in Exercise ECG, Paul D. Kligfield, Cornell University, New York, USA

    10:00 - 10:30     Coffee break

    3. Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of ST/HR Hysteresis, Rami Lehtinen, Ragnar Granit Institute, Tampere, Finland
    4. Novel Signal Processing Methods for Exercise ECG, Willi Kaiser, GE-Marquette Hellige, Freiburg, Germany
    5. Exercise Magnetocardiography, Helena Hänninen, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
     

    12:00 - 13:00     Lunch

    13:00 - 14:30     Session 4: Selection and Use of ECG Leads (a' 20+10 min)

    1. Standard ECG Leads in Exercise ECG Diagnosis, Jari Viik, Ragnar Granit Institute, Tampere, Finland
    2. Right Precordial Leads in Exercise ECG, George K. Andrikopoulos, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    3. Lead Sensitivity in Body Surface ECG Mapping, Ilkka Tierala, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

    14:30 - 15:00     Coffee

    15:00 - 16:30     Session 5: New Development in Arrhythmia Detection and Prediction (a' 20+10 min)

    1. T-wave Alternans, Jari Tapanainen, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    2. Mapping of Arrhythmias in Ischemic Heart Disease, Markku Mäkijärvi, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    3. Non-linear Analysis of ECG Signals as Predictors of Life-Threathening Arrhythmia Events, Heikki Huikuri, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland

    16:30                 Closing remarks.



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