CHFR Workshop: Mechanisms of Diastolic Myocardial Dysfunction


12.00-12.30 Lunch (sandwiches)

12.30-13.15Chair: Ole. M. Sejersted, IEMR, OUS Ullevål
Invited lecture: Wolfgang Linke, Dept. of Cardiovascular Physiology, Institute of Physiology, Ruhr University Bochum:
The role of the cytoskeleton in diastolic dysfunction.
13.15-13.45Moderator: Ivar Sjaastad, IEMR, OUS Ullevål
William Louch, IEMR, OUS Ullevål:
Cardiomyocyte mechanisms of diastolic heart failure: role of altered Ca2+ homeostasis
13.45-14.00Coffee break
14.00-14.30Moderator: Geir Øystein Andersen, Center for Clinical Heart Research and Department of Cardiology, OUS Ullevål; Department of Pharmacology, University of Oslo
Trygve Husebye, Department of Cardiology, OUS Ullevål:
Levosimendan in acute heart failure following myocardial infarction - effects on left ventricular diastolic function.
14.30-15.00 Moderator: Otto Smiseth, Department of Cardiology, OUS Rikshospitalet
Anders Opdahl, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine and Institute for Surgical Research, OUS Rikshospitalet:
Determinants of left ventricular early-diastolic lengthening and untwisting rates
15.00-15.30Moderator: Thor Edvardsen, Department of Cardiology, OUS Rikshospitalet
Andreas Espinoza, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, OUS Rikshospitalet:
Diastolic dysfunction during mild hypothermia in an experimental model

Project presentations are limited to 15 min followed by a 15 min moderated discussion.

Travel info

The workshop takes place in "Grønt Auditorium" in building 25 (Laboratoriebygget) at Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål.
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Registrations are only accepted until October 21 2010.











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