Risk factors in CHD

Saturday, 13 April 2002


P. Selvais (Hornu and Brussels, Belgium)
M. Hermans (Brussels, Belgium)
M. Rousseau (Brussels, Belgium)

Metabolic and neurohumoral parameters as risk factors in heart diseases

Session I


Abstract no
Chairs M.F. Rousseau (Brussels, Belgium)
P.L. Selvais (Hornu and Brussels, Belgium)
9.30 – 9.55 N-terminal pro-Atrial Natriuretic Factor and the biochemical assessment of congestive heart failure
P.L. Selvais (Hornu and Brussels, Belgium)
9.55 – 10.10 Development and validation of a new radio-immunoassay for the C-terminal fraction of the endothelin-1 precursor. Interest in heart failure population
R. Van Beneden
, Ph. Selvais, Fr. Van Linden, S. Ahn, J.M. Ketelslegers, and M.F. Rousseau (Brussels, Belgium)
10.10 – 10.35 Is Insulin resistance a cardiac risk factor? 
M. Hermans (Brussels, Belgium)
10.35 – 10.45 discussion, end of session I  
10.45 – 11.15 coffee break  

Session II

Chairs M. Hermans (Brussels, Belgium)P.L. Selvais (Hornu and Brussels, Belgium)  
11.15 – 11.30 Influence of glycemic control on left ventricular diastolic function in type 1 diabetic patients: a 6-month follow-up study
A.M. Grandi
, E. Piantanida, M. Bernasconi, I. Franzetti, F. Piperno, P. Marnini, L. Guasti, and A. Venco (Varese, Italy)
11.30 – 11.45 The roles of white blood count, fibrinogen, and CRP in diabetic coronary atherosclerosis
C. Saely
, S. Aczel, T. Marte, P. Langer, and H. Drexel (Feldkirch, Austria)
11.45 – 12.00 Low apolipoprotein(A) in coronary patients with diabetes mellitus
C. Saely, S. Aczel, P. Langer, T. Marte, and H. Drexel (Feldkirch, Austria)
12.00 – 12.15 Leptin in men and women with coronary artery disease
L. Siemińska, C. Wojciechowska, E. Świętochowska E., E. Kozielska-Nowalany, J. Wodniecki, B. Kos-Kudła, B. Marek, D. Kajdaniuk, M. Nowak, and J. Głogowska-Szeląg (Zabrze, Poland)
12.15 – 12.30 discussion  
12.30 end of workshop 14  

Workshop 14   Posters 

Abstract no
Long term prognosis in congestive heart failure using cardiac neurohormones  
P.L. Selvais, S. Ahn, A. Robert, F. van Linden, J.-M. Ketelslegers, and M.F. Rousseau (Brussels, Belgium)
Past practice of sports and type 2 diabetes in later life
M.P. Hermans
(Brussels, Belgium)
Plasma homocysteine and hormone replacement therapy in post-menopausal subjects with type 2 diabetes
M.P. Hermans
, and M. Buysschaert (Brussels, Belgium)