International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism
Vol. 5, No. 1, 2003.

Proceedings of the
30th International Congress on Electrocardiology

Helsinki, June 11-14.2003.


    Jaakko Malmivuo
    Ragnar Granit Institute
    Tampere, Finland
    Special Editors:
    Pasi Kauppinen,
    Juha Nousiainen, and Jari Viik
    Ragnar Granit Institute
    Tampere, Finland



| Early ECG Manifestations of Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction | Ragnar Granit Lecture | Rijland Lecture | Poster Presentations 1 | ISE - Over 30 Years of Linking Electrocardiology Research Worldwide | Bioimpedance Based Cardiac Monitoring | Evolution from Acute to Remodeled Infarction | Magnetocardiography 1 | Recovery Phase in Exercise ECG Test | Multimodal Imaging of Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction | Magnetocardiography 2 | ECG Databases | ECG Criteria for Myocardial Infarction | Plenary lecture | Poster Presentations 2 | Ion Channel Remodeling in Cardiac Arrhythmias | Clinical Use of Holter ECG Recordings | Modelling Cardiac Electric Fields | ECG-LVH Criteria - How Do We Get Out of a Dead End? | QT Interval Dynamics | Inverse Problem | Evidence-Based Electrocardiology | Cardiovascular Variability Signals | Modelling and Simulation | Poster Presentations 3 | ECG Methods in Risk Stratification | Ventricular Repolarization | Dynamic Modelling of the Thorax | Arrhythmia and CAD | Modelling of the Thorax | Body Surface ECG Mapping 1 | Body Surface ECG Mapping 2 | Arrhytmias in Pediatric ECG | Poster Presentations 4 |

Jaakko Malmivuo
Early ECG Manifestations of Acute Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction
Correlation Between the Electrocardiogram and Regional Wall Motion Abnormalities as Detected by Echocardiography in Patient with Acute Anterior and Inferior Myocardial Infarction. pp. 1-3.
Yochai Birnbaum, Mohammad Saeed, and David Ware
Perspectives on Body Surface Mapping in Acute Ischemic Syndromes. pp. 4-6.
Helena Hänninen, Jukka Nenonen, Markku Mäkijärvi, Toivo Katila, and Lauri Toivonen
Cases Illustrating the Use of the Initial ECG for Decision Support. p. 7
Markku Eskola
Cases Illustrating the Use of the ECG for Decision Support after Determination of the Coronary Anatomy. p. 8.
Kjell Nikus
Ragnar Granit Lecture
Modeling Cardiac Electric Fields. pp. 9-13.
Olaf Dössel and Gunnar Seemann
Rijland Lecture
Evolution of Electrocardiographic Research — Holy Doctrines and Heretic Concepts. pp. 14-17.
Pentti M. Rautaharju
Poster Presentations 1
The Heart-Rate Recovery May be Influenced by the Ischemic Preconditioning? p. 18.
Beatriz M. Ayub Ferreira, Paulo J. Moffa, Andréa Falcão, Augusto Uchida, Paulo Camargo Jr, Pascual Pereyra, Paulo R. Soares, Whady A. Hueb, and Jose A.F. Ramires
A New Method for Monitoring of the Ballistocardiogram. pp. 19-20.
Motonobu Hoshino
Exercise ECG System Using Elliptical Training Equipment and Bluetooth Technology. pp. 21-22.
Stasys Korsakas, Gediminas Jarusevicius, Alfonsas Vainoras, Rimtautas Ruseckas, and Liudas Gargasas.
New Synchronous Measurement Technique for Intracardiac Impedance Analysis. pp. 23-24.
A. Kuusik, R. Land, M. Min, and T. Parv
Validation of ST/HR Hysteresis in Detection of Coronary Artery Disease among Exercise Tested Patients Referred for Coronary Angiography. pp. 25-26.
Rami Lehtinen, Jari Viik, Janne Kallio, Willi Kaiser, Martin Findeis, Tiit Kööbi, Kari Niemelä, Terho Lehtimäki, and Väinö Turjanmaa
Layer-to-Layer Heart Electrical Image Based on Magnetocardiography Data in Comparison with Perfusion Image Based on PET. pp. 27-28.
Michael Primin, Illya Chaikovsky, Caroline Berndt, Igor Nedayvoda, and Jan Korfer
Evaluation of Reversible Ischemic Injury During Open Heart Surgery by Impedance Spectroscopy. p. 29.
C.J. Preusse, F. Mellert, C. Nill, K. Winkler, and E. Gersing
Early Electrocardiographic Aging in Down Syndrome Patients. pp. 30-31.
Algimantas Sinkus, Irena Andriuskeviciute, and Lina Jurkeniene
Origination of Foucault Cardiogram by Impedance Redistribution: Transfer Coefficient Approach. pp. 32-33.
Konstantin Skaburskas and Jüri Vedru
Dynamics of Recovery Process on ECG After Bicycle Ergometry for Different Aged Women and Men. pp. 34-35.
Alfonsas Vainoras, Liudas Gargasas, Ruta Jurkoniene, Vidmantas Jurkonis, Alge Vitartaite, and Aiste Silanskiene
ISE - Over 30 Years of Linking Electrocardiology Research Worldwide
The History of the International Society of Electrocardiology. pp. 36-41.
Peter W. Macfarlane
History of the International Congress on Electrocardiology - the Polish Contribution. pp. 42-43.
Józef Jagielski and Malgorzata Sobieszczanska
The Czechoslovak Contribution. pp. 44-45.
Ivan Ruttkay-Nedecky and Ljuba Bacharova
Selected Contributions from Western Europe. pp. 46-47.
Adriaan van Oosterom
The International Society of Electrocardiology — the North American Contribution. pp. 48-50.
Jerome Liebman
The Japanese Contribution. pp. 51-52.
Masayasu Hiraoka
Bioimpedance Based Cardiac Monitoring
Electrical Impedance and Cardiac Monitoring — Technology, Potential and Applications. pp. 53-56.
Mart Min, Stig Ollmar, and Eberhard Gersing
Application of Impedance Volume Measurement to Implantable Devices. pp. 57-60.
Rodney W. Salo
Accuracy of Conductance Catheter Measurements in a Realistic Numerical Heart Model: Validation of Reciprocal Equivalent Distance Extrapolation. pp. 61-62.
Rodney W. Salo
Impedance Controlled Pacing Rate Limits in Cardiac Pacemakers - Experimental Validation on Isolated Heart. pp. 63-64.
A. Kink, I. Rätsep, and T. Parve
Influences on the Parallel Conductance. pp. 65-66.
Camilla Carlsson, Lars-Åke Brodin, Göran Källner, Jan Hultman, and Håkan Elmqvist
Instrumentation for 12-Lead ECG / ICG. pp. 67-68.
Antti Haapalainen, Pasi K Kauppinen, Jari, Hyttinen, and Jaakko Malmivuo
Evolution from Acute to Remodeled Infarction
Spatial Patterns of ST-Segment Shift During Acute Myocardial Ischemia. pp. 69-71.
B Milan Horácek and Galen S Wagner
Magnetocardiography 1
Clinical Application of Magnetocardiography. pp. 72-75.
Jaakko Malmivuo and Juha Nousiainen
Combining MCG and ECG in Classifying Myocardial Infarction. pp. 76-79.
Juha Nousiainen, Jaakko Malmivuo, and O. Sakari Oja
First 36-Channel System for Clinical Magnetocardiography in Unshielded Hospital Laboratory for Cardiac Electrophysiology. pp. 80-83.
Riccardo Fenici, Donarella Brisinda, Anna M. Meloni, and Peter Fenici
Vortex Currents in a Torso Phantom - Comparison of Magnetic and Electric Signal Strength. pp. 84-85.
J. Haueisen, M. Liehr, S. Dutz, U. Leder, J. Nenonen, and M.E. Bellemann
Atrial Signal Abnormalities in Paroxysmal Lone Atrial Fibrillation Detected by Magnetocardiography. p. 86.
Raija Koskinen, Mika Lehto, Heikki Väänänen, Juha Rantonen, Juha Montonen, Markku Mäkijärvi, Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki, Lasse Lehtonen, and Lauri Toivonen
Reproducibility of Atrial Electromagnetic Signal Analysis with Multichannel Magnetocardiography. p. 87.
Mika Lehto, Raija Koskinen, Heikki Väänänen, Juha Rantonen, Juha Montonen, Markku Mäkijärvi, Lasse Lehtonen, Liisa-Maria Voipio-Pulkki, and Lauri Toivonen
Recovery Phase in Exercise ECG Test
Importance of Postexercise ECG. pp. 88-89.
Jari Viik
Recovery After Graded Exercise Testing: An Under-Appreciated Time of Great Prognostic Value. p. 90.
Michael S. Lauer
ROC Analysis of ST Amplitude and ST/HR Difference in the Recovery Phase of the Exercise Electrocardiogram Test in Detection of Myocardial Ischemia. p. 91.
Håkan Kronander, Werner Fischer-Colbrie, Jacek Nowak, Lars-Åke Brodin, and Håkan Elmqvist
ST- and T-Wave in Recovery Phase. pp. 92-95.
Helena Hänninen, Jukka Nenonen, Markku Mäkijärvi, Toivo Katila, and Lauri Toivonen
Multimodal Imaging of Myocardial Ischemia and Infarction
Changes in QRS Complex During PTCA: Comparison of Vectorcardiographic and Topographic Presentation of Orthogonal ECG. pp. 96-97.
Ljuba Bacharova, Anton Mateasik, Stanislav Katina, Milan Horacek, Henrik Engblom, and Galen S. Wagner
Magnetocardiography 2
Surface Gradient Analysis of Atrial Activation from Magnetocardiographic Maps. pp. 98-99.
Jukka Nenonen, Juha Montonen, and Raija Koskinen
Principles of Magnetocardiographic Maps — Classification and CAD Detection. pp. 100-101.
Illya Chaikovsky, Daniela Katz, Mark Katz
Value of Magnetocardiography for the Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease. pp. 102-103.
Jan Lokies, Friederika Girke, Illya Chaikovsky, Michael Primin, Bernard Awolin, and Eckart Fleck
Magnetocardiographic Alterations Associated with Regional Myocardial Ischemia and Reperfusion in Swine. pp. 104-105.
Dirk Duncker, Illya Chaikovsky, Elza van Deel, Robert van Bremen, Michael Primin,Monique de Waard, Paul Hugenholtz, Pieter Verdouw, and Edward McFalls
Studying of the Magnetocardiography Indexes in CAD Diagnosis. p. 106.
Victor Kozlovsky, Mykola Budnyk, Leonid Stadnyuk, and Olga Zahrabova
Finding of ROI Intervals at Cardiocycle for CAD Study in Magnetocardiography. pp. 107-108.
Mykola Budnyk, Tayisa Berezovska, Olexander Kovalenko, and Victor Kozlovsky
Magnetocardiography in Cardiac Transplantation: A Case Study. pp. 109-113.
Dharsh Fernando and Jon Resar
ECG Databases
New Developments in Creation, Preservation and Reuse of ECG Knowledge Bases. pp. 114-115.
Suave Lobodzinski, Ulrich Teppner, and Michael Laks
From Databases to Knowledge Spaces for Cardiology. pp. 116-117.
Piotr Augustyniak
Digital ECG Databases in the Regional Health Information Network of Crete. pp. 118-119.
C.E. Chronaki, F. Chiarugi, P.J. Lees, E. Charalambus, A. Sykianakis, G. Vrouchos, N. Antonakis, G. Frantzeskakis, M. Tsiknakis, and S.C. Orphanoudakis
Design of an ECG Database Management System. pp. 120-121.
Glenn Guillemette, Robert Antinoro, Floyd Fulton, and Sophia Zhou
Development and Evaluation of a QT Interval Algorithm Using Different ECG Databases. pp. 122-124.
Dieter Hayn, Günter Schreier, and Suave Lobodzinski
Exercise Test Database Analysis Software. pp. 125-126.
Janne Kallio, Rami Lehtinen, Jari Viik, Tiit Kööbi, Kari Niemelä, Terho Lehtimäki, and Väinö Turjanmaa
ECG Criteria for Myocardial Infarction
ECG Criteria for Myocardial Infarction. pp. 127-129.
John E. Madias
Right Ventricular MI. pp. 130-131.
Rory Childers
Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction / Acute Coronary Syndromes - the ESC/ACC Redefinition of Myocardial Infarction. pp. 132-133.
Bertil Lindahl
Plenary lecture
Clinical, Genetic, Molecular and Cellular Aspects of the Brugada Syndrome - A Paradigm for Understanding the Role of Spatial Dispersion of Repolarization in Arrhythmogenesis. pp. 134-138.
Charles Antzelevitch
Poster Presentations 2
Low Variability of Autocorrelation Maps with Intrathoracic Heart Position. pp. 139-140.
Alexandru Corlan, Robert S. Macleod, and Luigi De Ambroggi
Characteristics of Heart Rate Variability and Mayer Waves During Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia. p. 141.
Tadayoshi Hata, Syunji Nagaoka, Hirohide Uchiyama, Masao Nishimura, and Yoshio Watanabe
Effects of Septal-Infarction on QRS Complex and T Wave Morphologies; Three Dimensional Computer Model Study. p. 142.
Nobuyuki Shimizu, Masahiko Kondo, Riichiro Hamada, Kouhei Wakabayashi, Fumiko Yanagisawa, Fuyuki Asano, Youichi Takeyama, Takeshi Tstsumi, and Yoshiwo Okamoto
Reconstruction and Clinical Measurement of Atrial Excitation Propagation. pp. 143-144.
Oleg Skipa, Marc Nalbach, Ingo de Boer, Olaf Dössel, Johann Raab, and Bernd-Dieter Gonska
Linear and Non-linear Parameters of Heart Rate Variability in a High Performance World Class Sailor. pp. 145-146.
Tanja Princi, Agostino Accardo, Larissa Nevierov, and Daniel Peterec
Effect of Interelectrode Distance on ECG Potentials - Modelling Approach vs. Clinical Data. pp. 147-148.
Merja Puurtinen, Jari Hyttinen, and Jaakko Malmivuo
Heart Rate Variability in the Patients with Atrial Flutter and after Catheter Ablation. p. 149.
R. Vaiciulyte, A. Puodziukynas, V. Sileikis, and T. Kazakevicius
ECG P-Wave Analysis Software. pp. 150-151.
Juho Väisänen, Pentti Korhonen, Juha Nousiainen, and Jaakko Malmivuo
Influence of Normal Menstrual Cycle on Autonomic Nervous Activity and QT Dispersion. pp. 152-153.
Machiko Yamamoto, Yumiko Tsutsumi, Kaori Furukawa, Yuki Kanno, Ryoko Maruyama, and Hiroshi Satoh
Acute - Nongenomic Effect of Thyroid Hormones Against Calcium Overload in Newborn Rat Cultured Myocytes. pp. 154-155.
Tova Zinman, Asher Shainberg, Narcis Tribulova, and Mordechai Manoach
Ion Channel Remodeling in Cardiac Arrhythmias
Ion Channel Remodeling in Cardiac Arrhythmias - Introduction. pp. 156-157.
Masayasu Hiraoka
Gap Junction Remodeling and Alterations of Conduction Properties in Hypertrophied Cardiac Muscle. pp. 158-159.
Haruo Honjo, Mahmud Uzzaman, Luni Emdad, Chieko Sasano,Yoshiko Takagishi, Nicholas J Severs, and Itsuo Kodama
Electromechanical Abnormality in Hereditary Cardiomyopathic Hamsters and Ion Channel Remodeling. pp. 160-163.
Cheng-I Lin, Sze-Hsueh Wu, Satoshi Higa, and Yao-Chang Chen
Clinical Use of Holter ECG Recordings
Clinical Use of Holter ECG Recordings. pp. 164-166.
Luigi De Ambroggi
Drug-Induced Changes of Ventricular Repolarization: New Incentives for Quantifying T Wave Morphology. pp. 167-170.
Jean-Philippe Couderc, Wojciech Zareba, and Arthur J. Moss
Non Conventional Measurements from ECG Recordings: Towards an Improvement of Diagnostic Properties. pp. 171-174.
Anna M Bianchi, Luca T Mainardi, and Sergio Cerutti
Learning System for Computer-Aided ECG Analysis Based on Support Vector Machines. pp. 175-176.
Stanislaw Jankowski and Artur Oreziak
Modelling Cardiac Electric Fields
Investigating Heterogeneity in Human Heart with Simulated Transmural Electrocardiograms. pp. 177.
Gunnar Seemann, Frank B. Sachse, Daniel L. Weiß, and Olaf Dössel
Co-Localization of Sodium-Transporters in Isolated Cardiac Cell Membrane; a Model Study. pp. 179-180.
Glenn Terje Lines, Jørn Bodvar Sande, Per Grøttum, Tævje A. Strømme, and Ole Sejersted
A Computer Model of Sustained Atrial Fibrillation to Study Atrial Electrograms. pp. 181-182.
V. Jacquemet, N. Virag, Z. Ihara, L. Dang, O. Blanc, J-M. Vesin, C.S. Henriquez, and L. Kappenberger
The Cable as a Basis for a Mechanoelectric Whole Heart Model. pp. 183-184.
Edward J. Vigmond, David McQueen, and Charles S. Peskin
A Model for the Passive Cardiac Conductivity. pp. 185-186.
Jeroen G. Stinstra, Bruce Hopenfeld, and Rob S. MacLeod
ECG-LVH Criteria - How Do We Get Out of a Dead End?
Electorcardiographic Estimation of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy: False Concepts and Some More Promising Applications. pp. 187-190.
Pentti M. Rautaharju
Evidence-based Medicine and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy. pp. 191-192.
Ljuba Bacharova and Jan Kyselovic
Electrocardiographic and Acoustical Data in the Detection of Left Ventricular Enlargement. pp. 193-196.
Robert A. Warner, Patti Arand, and Robert Myers
Optimal Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Classification and Quantification: Insights from Body Surface Potential Maps. pp. 197-198.
Fred Kornreich
IIM QRS in Concentric Left Ventricular Hypertrophy. pp. 199-200.
Katarína Kozlíková, Juraj Martinka, and Ján Murín
LVH and Ventricular Repolarization. pp. 201-204.
Lasse Oikarinen
QT Interval Dynamics
QT Analysis: Problems and Prospects. pp. 205-206.
Paul Kligfield
Dynamics of Repolarization in Patients at Risk for Arrhythmias. p. 207.
Juha S. Perkiömäki
QT Interval Measurement in Congenital and Acquired Prolonged Ventricular Syndromes: Old Problems and New Perspectives. pp. 208-210.
Emanuela H. Locati
Inverse Problem
Source Models in Inverse Electrocardiography. pp. 211-214.
Adriaan van Oosterom
Combining Numerical and Physiological Constraints in Inverse Electrocardiography. pp. 215-217.
Yesim Serinagaoglu, Dana H. Brooks, and Robert S. MacLeod
Inverse Computations of Epicardial Potentials. pp. 218-220.
Yoram Rudy
Non-Invasive Estimation of the Activation Sequence of the Heart in the Presence of Old Myocardial Infarctions: Comparison to Invasive Patient Data. pp. 221-224.
Thom Oostendorp and Jukka Nenonen
Evidence-Based Electrocardiology
Evidence-based Medicine: What Lesson Can Be Learned for Electrocardiology. pp. 225-228.
Ljuba Bacharova
Are Q and Non-Q-Wave Infarcts Two Distinct Entities? pp. 229-230.
Paul Schweitzer
The Evidence Against QT Dispersion. pp. 231-233.
Gerard van Herpen, Henk J. Ritsema van Eck, and Jan A. Kors
Identification of Electrical Source Distribution Defects: Model-based Evidences. pp. 234-235.
Krisztina Szakolczai and György Kozmann
Cardiovascular Variability Signals
ECG Averaging Based on Hausdorff Metric. pp. 236-237.
Leonid S. Fainzilberg
A New Simple Algorithm for Heart Rate Variability Analysis in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Normal Controls. pp. 238-239.
Abdulnasir Hossen, Bader Al-Ghunaimi, and Mohammed O. Hassan
Heart Rate Variability Responses to Skin Incision in 0.8 MAC Sevoflurane Anaesthesia. pp. 240-241.
Ilkka Korhonen, Elina Seitsonen, Mark van Gils, Kari Korttila, and Arvi Yli-Hankala
An Echocardiographic Approach to the Analysis of the Variability in Cardiac Cycle Phases. pp. 242-245.
Enrico G. Caiani, Alberto Porta, Maurizio Turiel, Giuseppe Baselli, and Sergio Cerutti
Modelling and Simulation
Recognition of Myocardial Ischemic Lesion on the Basis of ECG-Mapping Data. pp. 246-247.
Leonid I. Titomir, Vladimir G. Trunov, Eduard A. I. Aidu, Tamara A. Sakhnova, and Andrei A. Mikhnev
The Determination of Integral Epicardial Potential Maps by Non-invasive Method. pp. 248-249.
Alina Czerwinska
Creatig a 3-D Thorax Model with Reconstruction of Contours of Body Organs Used in Determining Epicardial Maps. pp. 250-251.
Marek Doros
Model Study of Assessment of Local Heart Repolarization Changes by Several ECG Methods. pp. 252-253.
M. Tyšler, V. Szathmáry, and M. Turzová
Theoretical Study of Modulated Parasystole with Feedback as a Possible Mechanism for Cyclic Bursts of Ventricular Premature Contractions. pp. 254-255.
Noriaki Ikeda, Kan Takayanagi, Akihiro Takeuchi, Hideo Miyahara, Makoto Koda, Atsushi Hamada, and Hiroshi Goto
On Using ECGSIM. pp. 256-257.
A van Oosterom and T.F. Oostendorp
Poster Presentations 3
Effect of Ischemia Size on Body Surface Maps by Realistic Volume Conductor Model. pp. 258-259.
Tuukka Arola, Jari Hyttinen, Jari Viik, Noriyuki Takano, and Jaakko Malmivuo
A Prerequisite for Spontaneous Atrial Fibrillation or Flutter in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction. pp. 260-261.
Wangden Carson and Yung-Zu Tseng
T-Type Calcium Current in Electrical Activity of Cardiomyocytes Isolated from Rabbit Pulmonary Vein. p. 262.
Yao-Chang Chen, Yi-Jen Chen, Shih-Ann Chen, and Cheng-I Lin
Dependence of the Ventricular Gradient Beat-to-Beat Variability upon Severity of Ischemic Heart Disease Syndromes. pp. 263-264.
Liudas Gargasas, Alfonsas Vainoras, Svetlana Kaminskiene, Grazina Urbonaviciene, Rimtautas Ruseckas, and Vytenis Miskinis
Effect of the Inhibition of the IKur on the Action Potential Shape in Isolated Human Right Atrial Preparations and Computer Simulations. pp. 265-266.
Otto Hála, Erich Wettwer, Dobromir Dobrev, Torsten Christ, Jürgen Heubach, András Varró, Julius Gy Papp, and Ursula Ravens
Contribution of Conduction Delay within the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract or Bundle Branch to Arrhythmogenesis in the Brugada Syndrome; A 3-D Computer Simulation Study. pp. 267.
Masahiko Kondo, Charles Antzelevitch, Takeshi Tsutsumi, Youichi Takeyama, and Kenichi Harumi
Does Left Atrial Wall Strain Influence on SA ECG and SA IEGM Time Domain Parameters? pp. 268.
A. Glowniak, A. Kutarski, D. Szczesniak, P. Rucinski, and T. Widomska-Czekajska
Intra-Atrial A Wave High Gain SA IEGM - Comparison with Conventional Method. pp. 269.
A. Kutarski, A, Glowniak, D, Szczesniak, and P. Rucinski
Effect of Age and Sex on Time Domain Signal-Averaged ECG in Normal Taiwanese. pp. 270-271.
Chun-Chen Lin, Chih-Ming Chen, Ten-Fang Yang, and Ing-Fang Yang
New Parameters in the Spectral Analysis for the Detection of Ventricular Late Potentials. pp. 272-273.
Chun-Chen Lin, Chih-Ming Chen, Ten-Fang Yang, and Ing-Fang Yang
Action Potential Prolongation and Contractile Dysfunction in the Left Atrium of the Old Myopathic Syrian Hamster. pp. 274-275.
Hsin-Pao Pan, Jeng Wei, Kuan-Yii Chen, Tzu-Cheng Shih, Cheng-I Lin
Late Potentials and Ventricular Ectopy in Patients with and without Left Bundle Branch Block and Heart Failure. pp. 276-277.
Y. Peychev, Y. Yotov, and V, Sirakova
History of Atrial Fibrillation and Risk of Atrioventricular Block Appearance in Patients with Sinus Node Disease. pp. 278.
P. Rucinski and A. Kutarski
Application of Wavelet Transform for Analysis of QRS Complex in Intraventricular Conduction Abnormalities. pp. 279-281.
Hisa Shimojima, Takeshi Tsutsumi, Fumiko Yanagisawa, Masae Komukai, Naoko Zenda, Yukei Higashi, Youichi Takeyama, and Yoshiwo Okamoto
ST-T Isointegral Patterns in the Patients with Single-Vessel CAD. pp. 282-283.
M. Sobieszczanska, J. Jagielski, L. Rusiecki, W. Kustrzycki, and J. Oczko
Simulation System of Arrhythmia and Artificial Pacemaker Using ActiveX Control. pp. 284-285.
Akihiro Takeuchi, Minoru Hirose, Mototake Taguchi, Atsushi Hamada, and Noriaki Ikeda
Changes in Myocardial Repolarization and Connexin-43 are Involved in Susceptibility of Hypertrophic Heart to Low K+-Induced Ventricular Fibrillation. pp. 286-288.
Narcis Tribulova, Ludka Okruhlicova, Nobue Hirosawa, K. Ogawa, and Issei Imanaga
ECG Methods in Risk Stratification
Prognostic Significance of a Standard 12-lead ECG after Myocardial Infarction. pp. 289-292.
Wojciech Zareba
Risk Stratification Using Novel Approaches for Analyzing Ventricular Arrhythmias. pp. 293-296.
Ryszard Piotrowicz
T wave Complexity: Diagnostic and Prognostic Significance. pp. 297-299.
Luigi De Ambroggi
Nonlinear Dynamics of Heart Rate and Repolarization. p. 300.
Juha S. Perkiömäki
Early and Complete ST Segment Resolution; Strong and Independent Predictor of Event Free Survival. p. 301.
Cafer Zorkun, Krzysztof Zmudka, and Mieczyslaw Pasowicz
Ventricular Repolarization
Ionic Basis of Repolarization and ECG Waveforms. pp. 302-303.
Yoram Rudy
ST Segment and T Wave Manifestations of the Long QT Syndrome. pp. 304-306.
Wojciech Zareba and Arthur J Moss
Ventricular Repolarization - The Brugada Syndrome. pp. 307-308.
Masayasu Hiraoka and Yuji Hirano
The U Wave in the ECG: A New View on its Genesis. pp. 309-311.
Henk J Ritsema van Eck, Jan A Kors, and Gerard van Herpen
Dynamic Modelling of the Thorax
Effects of Reducing the Full-Body Surface to a Torso Model in Forward and Inverse Electrocardiography. pp. 312-313.
R. Martin Arthur, Krisha J. Timbadia, Ali Rauf, and Jason W. Trobaugh
Methods for Using Ultrasound to Generate a Heart Surface for Electrocardiographic Inverse Problems. pp. 314-315.
Jason W. Trobaugh and R. Martin Arthur
BioPSE Case Study: Modeling, Simulation and Visualization of Three Dimensional Mouse Heart Propagation. pp. 316-317.
David M. Weinstein, Joseph V. Tranquillo, Craig S. Henriquez, and Christopher R. Johnson
Model of Heart Shape Cyclic Variation for Foucault Cardiography Simulations. pp. 318-319.
Sergei Malchenko and Jüri Vedru
Arrhythmia and CAD
T-Wave Dispersion: Old and New. pp. 320.
Michael R. Franz, Markus Zabel, and Marek Malik
Fibrillation and Self-Defibrillation of the Heart in Deep Body Cooling. pp. 321-322.
Vladimir Kobrin and Marina Tverskaya
Vectorcardiographic Changes in Cardiac Memory Induced by Ventricular Pacing in Man. p. 323.
Liliane Wecke, Fredrik Gadler, Mats Jensen-Urstad, Cecilia Linde, Gunilla Lundahl, Michael R. Rosen, and Lennart Bergfeldt
Atrial Resynchronization Effectiveness in the Spotlight of Signal Averaged ECG and IEGM P Wave Analysis. p. 324.
A Kutarski, A. Glowniak, D. Szczesniak, and P. Rucinski
Isolated Left Circumflex Coronary Artery Disease. pp. 325-327.
Georg Couturier, Alexander Kasatkin, John Fox, Deepika Misra and Paul Schweitzer
T Axis, QT Dispersion, Selvester Scoring System: A Comparison of Experimental Electrocardiographic Indices of Previous AMI. p. 328.
A. Deodato, P. Maccalli, P. Milani, M. Crotti, C. Malossi, and J. Kors
Modelling of the Thorax
Dynamic Modeling of the Human Body as a Volume Conductor. pp. 329-330.
Jari Hyttinen, Hanna-Greta Puurtinen, Pasi Kauppinen, Maria Pikkuhuhta, Jyrki Lötjönen, Robert Patterson, and Jaakko Malmivuo
Body Surface ECG Mapping 1
Body-Surface Potential Maps Can Identify Substrate for Ventricular Arrhythmias. pp. 331-334.
Milan B. Horácek
QRST Nondipolar Content Revisited. pp. 335-336.
Mark Potse, Pascal FHM van Dessel, and André C. Linnenbank
Body Surface Isopotential Maps to Detect Minor Potential Losses in Non-Q-Wave Myocardial Infarction. pp. 337-339.
István Préda, Mihály Medvegy, Pierre Savard, and Réginald Nadeau
Myocardial Infarction in Body Surface Potential Mapping; Temporal and Spatial Analysis of the Depolarization Wave. pp. 340-341.
Paula Vesterinen, Helena Hänninen, Milla Karvonen, Kirsi Lauerma, Miia Holmström, Markku Mäkijärvi, Jukka Nenonen, Toivo Katila, and Lauri Toivonen
Principal Components Analysis: An Old but Powerful Tool for ECG Analysis. pp. 342-345.
Robert L. Lux
Body Surface ECG Mapping 2
Reduction in the Number of Electrodes for Body Surface Potential Map (BSPM) by Classifying BSPM in the Direction of Vectorcardiogram. pp. 346-347.
Yasuaki Teramachi, Etsuzo Terauchi, Kazuhiro Tsuchimoto, Yoshiwo Okamoto, Masafumi Kasama, Takeshi Tsutsumi, and Youichi Takeyama
Method for Quatitative Detection of the Extension and Change of the Electrical Potential Loss - Possible Clinical Applications. p. 348.
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Residual ST-T ECG Mapping Abnormalities and Late Potential Parameters After Coronary Intervention. pp. 349-350.
Slavomira Filipova, Dana Skultetyova, Milan Tysler, and Michaela Turzova
Cross-Approach Evaluations of ECG Lead Selection and BSM Lead Reconstruction: Thorax Model Approach and Actual ECG Data Approach. pp. 351-353.
Takano Noriyuki, Juha Nousiainen, and Jari Hyttinen
A New Method to Identify Brugada Syndrome in Asymptomatic Patients with Normal 12-Lead ECG. p. 354.
Carlos Alberto Pastore, Nelson Samesima, Nancy MMO Tobias, Elisabeth Kaiser, Alexandre C. Pereira, Francisco Darrieux, Mauricio Scanavacca, and Eduardo Sosa
Arrhytmias in Pediatric ECG
Some Issues Related to Non-Arrhythmia Electrocardiography in Pediatrics. pp. 355-359.
Jerome Liebman
Inherited Arrhythmias: Special Considerations for the Pediatric Population. pp. 360-362.
K. Brockmeier and N. Sreeram
Intra-Atrial Reentrant Tachycardia in the Fontan Population. pp. 363-366.
Ian H. Law, David J. Bradley, Peter S. Fischbach, Elizabeth V. Saarel, Caren Goldberg, Edward L. Bove, and Macdonald Dick II
"Figure-of-8" Intra-Atrial Re-Entry Tachycardias in Post-Operative Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. pp. 367-368.
Parvin Dorostkar
Poster Presentations 4
Reference ECG-Mapping Etalons Improve the Diagnostic Accuracy of Myocardial Ischemia According to Departure Isointegral Surface Maps. pp. 369-370.
Slavomira Filipova, Milan Tysler, Michaela Turzova, and Vladimir Rosik
Conventionally and Intraatrially Recorded SA ECG P Wave Parameters - Is it Connected with Frequency of AF Recurrences? p. 371.
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Effects of Different Atrial Pacing Modes Evaluated by Intracardiac Signal-Averaged ECG. p. 373.
A. Kutarski, A. Glowniak, D. Szczesniak, and P. Rucinsk
Linear Ablation During Sinus Rhythm for Life-Threatening Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients with Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Using Carto System. p. 374.
A.M. Wnuk-Wojnar, C. Czerwinski, A. Hoffmann, S. Nowak, E. Konarska-Kuszewska, D. Urbanczyk, J. Krauze, and M. Trusz-Gluza
Circumferential Pulmonary Vein Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation Using Purely Anatomatic Approach. p. 375.
A.M. Wnuk-Wojnar, C. Czerwinski, S. Nowak, A. Hoffmann, I. Wozniak-Skowerska, A. Rybicka-Musialik, K. Szydlo, and M. Trusz-Gluza
Effect of Ventricular Premature Contraction on QT Interval Duration in Patients with Previous Myocardial Infarction and Ventricular arrhythmias. pp. 376-377.
K. Szydlo, M. Trusz-Gluza, A. Wnuk-Wojnar, D. Urbanczyk, and K. Wita
Effect of Premature Atrial Contraction on QT Interval Duration in Patients with Previous Myocardial Infarction and Ventricular Arrhythmias. pp. 378-379.
K. Szydlo, M. Trusz-Gluza, A. Wnuk-Wojnar, K. Wita, and D. Urbanczyk
Computer Simulation and Cellular Basis of Coronary T Wave. p. 380.
Takeshi Tsutsumi, Naoko Zenda, Hisa Shimojima, Masahiko Kondo, Youichi Takeyama, Daming Wei, Yoshiwo Okamoto,Yasuaki Teramati


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