13TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE

AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

 

October 24-27, 2002

Westin Resort Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

 

Preliminary Program
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Thursday, October 24, 2002

5:30-7:00 PM

Registration

7:00-10:00 PM

Satellite Symposium

Brain-Gut Interactions:  Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Autonomic Dysfunction

 

Friday, October 25, 2002

7:00-7:40 AM

Breakfast & Registration

7:40-7:45 AM

Welcome - Felicia Axelrod

7:45-8:30 AM

Plenary Lecture - The mind-body interaction in disease

Julian Thayer, Ph.D..

National Institutes of Aging

Baltimore, MD

 

GASTROINTESTINAL AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION

Chairs:  Drs. Felicia Axelrod & Horacio Kaufmann

8:30-8:45 AM

Abnormal parasympathetic activity in patients with gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD)

D Gruosso, D Cozzolino, R Torella, A Rimoldi, F Perego, F Pace, G Bianchi-Porro, L Montano, A Malliani, R Furlan

Milan, Italy

8:45-9:00 AM

The effect of intra-duodenal glucose on muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) is attenuated in older subjects

NP van Orshoven, LJ van Schelven, PAF Jansen, M Horowitz, LMA Akkermans, AC van Huffelen, PL Oey

Utrecht, The Netherlands

9:00-9:15 AM

Water – a thermogenic drug?

J Jordan, J Steiniger, U Hille, J Tank, FC Luft, M Boschmann

Berlin, Germany

 

CENTRAL AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION

Chairs:  Drs. Felicia Axelrod & Horacio Kaufmann

9:15-9:30 AM

Insight into the mechanism of cerebral blood flow regulation

G Jacob, S Lavi

Haifa, Israel

9:30-9:45 AM

Cross-correlation analysis of cerebral autoregulation during sympathetic stimulation

SJ Yeh, CC Chiu

Taichung, Taiwan

9:45-10:00 AM

Interictal dysautonomic in temporal lobe epilepsy

V Novak, R Cambridge

Boston, MA

10:00-10:15 AM

Individual differences in neural control of the heart moderates the effect of stress on neuropsychological performance

AL Hansen, B Helge Johnsen, JJ Sollers III, JF Thayer

Baltimore, MD

10:15-10:30 AM

Vestibulosympathetic reflex during mental stress

J Carter, W Cooke, C Ray

Hershey, PA

10:30-10:45 AM

Coffee Break

 

SYNCOPE/ORTHOSTATIC INTOLERANCE

Chairs:  Drs. Phillip Low & Carlos Morillo

10:45-11:00 AM

The effect of 18 days strict head-down tilt bed rest on leg venous properties and orthostatic tolerance

M Bleeker, J Pawelczyk, P de Groot, M Hopman, B Levine

Nymegen, The Netherlands

11:00-11:15 AM

Travel Fellowship Awardee

Comparison of muscle sympathetic outflow between patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and healthy subjects

I Bonyhay, JA Taylor, W Farquhar, R Freeman

Boston, MA

11:15-11:30 AM

Baroreflex response of muscle sympathetic activity to diastolic BP in patients with vasovagal syncope

D Jardine, J Sutherland, S Bennett, C Frampton, I Crozier

Christchurch, New Zealand

11:30-11:45 AM

Arterial compliance - Adrenergic influence and findings in patients with orthostatic intolerance

W Singer, P Low

Rochester, MN

11:45-12:00 PM

Continuous monitoring of cardiac output and muscle sympathetic activity during tilt-induced syncope

D Jardine, J van Lieshout, J Sutherland, S Bennett, I Crozier

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

12:00-12:15 PM

Hemodynamic and sympathetic responses to buttock clenching in patients with vasovagal syncope

I de Bruin, D Jardine, J Sutherland, S Bennett, W Wieling, I Crozier

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

12:15-12:30 PM

Normal reactive hyperemic response in chronic orthostatic intolerance

J Stewart , K Kyle

Valhalla, NY

12:30-2:15 PM

Lunch & Poster Session I

2:15-8:00 PM

Free Time

 

PHARMACOLOGY AND  TREATMENT

Chairs:  Drs. Roy Freeman & David Goldstein

8:00-8:15 PM

Water drinking improves cerebral autoregulation in healthy subjects

V Bush, C Schroeder, L Norcliffe, J Jordan, J Tank, R Hainsworth

Leeds, UK

8:15-8:30 PM

Water drinking acutely improves orthostatic tolerance in healthy subjects

C Schroeder, V Bush, L Norcliffe, F Luft, J Tank, J Jordan, R Hainsworth

Berlin, Germany

8:30-8:45 PM

Water ingestion as prophylaxis against syncope

CC Lu, A Diedrich, CS Tung, B Black, S Paranjape, V Watkins, J Jordan, D Robertson

Nashville, TN

8:45-9:00 PM

Sodium lactate infusion in patients with orthostatic intolerance and orthostatic tachycardia

R Khurana

Baltimore, MD

9:00-9:15 PM

Yohimbine: tachyphylaxis with chronic use

S Kansal, S Paranjape, A Diedrich, V Watkins, RM Robertson

Nashville, TN

9:15-9:30 PM

Norepinephrine transporter function and autonomic control of  metabolism

M Boschmann, C Schröder, NJ Christensen, J Tank, FC Luft, AM Sharma, J Jordan

Berlin, Germany

9:30-9:45 PM

Transnasal iontophoresis, a non-invasive brain drug delivery system that bypasses the blood-brain barrier

EN Lerner, GR Stewart

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

9:45-10:15 PM

OPEN DISCUSSION

 

Saturday, October 26, 2002

7:00-7:45 AM

Breakfast

7:45-8:30 AM

Plenary Lecture - Applying functional neuroimaging to autonomic disorders

David S. Goldstein, M.D., Ph.D.

National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, MD

 

ASSESSING BAROREFLEX MECHANISMS

Chairs:  Drs. Eduardo Benarroch & Max Hilz

8:30-8:45 AM

Vasomotor mapping of the ventro-lateral medulla

S Patel, J Nicholas, E Sribnick, B Egan

Charleston, SC

8:45-9:00 AM

Cerebral vasoregulation and MRI at 8 tesla in hypertension and stroke

V Novak, A Abduljalil, H Nagaraja, A Chowdhary, B Farrar, J Braun, P Novak, A Slivka, D Chakeres, P Robittaile

Boston, MA

9:00-9:15 AM

Mechanisms of sympathetic activation by adenosine

H Timmers, G Karemaker, W Wieling, J Lenders

Nijmegen, The Netherlands

9:15-9:30 AM

Baro- and chemoreflex control of muscle sympathetic nerve activity following bilateral carotid body tumor resection

H Timmers, J Karemaker, W Wieling, H Marres, J Lenders

Nijmegen, The Netherlands

9:30-9:45 AM

Differential activity-dependent "resetting" of subtypes of isolated baroreceptor neurons in culture

V Snitsarev, C Whiteis, F Abboud, M Chapleau

Iowa City, IA

9:45-10:00 AM

Effects of simulated obstructive sleep apnoea on the carotid baroreceptor-vascular resistance reflex

V Cooper, C Bowker, S Davis, S Pearson, M Elliott, R Hainsworth

Leeds, UK

10:00-10:15 AM

Selective sympathetic baroreflex impairment induced by norepinephrine transporter inhibition

J Tank, A Diedrich, C Schroeder, F Luft, J Jordan

Berlin, Germany

10:15-10:30 AM

Baroreflex and sympathetic failure in Parkinson's disease with orthostatic hypotension

D Goldstein, S Brentzel, C Holmes, Y Sharabi

Bethesda, MD

10:30-10:45 AM

Coffee Break

 

GENETIC FACTORS, DISEASE AND AGE INFLUENCES ON AUTONOMIC FUNCTION

Chairs:  Drs. David Robertson & Irwin Schatz

10:45-11:00 AM

Increased basal sympathetic activity with human aging is related to decreased arterial baroreflex buffering

P Parker Jones, D Christou, D Seals

Boulder, CO

11:00-11:15 AM

Cardiovascular consequences of the chronic increase in sympathetic nervous system activity with physiological aging in humans: arterial vascular a-adrenergic desensitization

D Seals, P Parker Jones

Boulder, CO

11:15-11:30 AM

Selegiline mediated neuroprotection in dopaminergic neurons are mostly unrelated to its inhibition of monoamine oxidase B

S Sharma, E Carlson, M Ebadi

Grand Forks, ND

11:30-11:45 AM

Aerobic training and autonomic modulation in African-American males

A Zion, V Bond, M Bartels, R Sloan, R De Meersman, J Downey

New York, NY

11:45-12:00 PM

Gender differences in the cardiovascular effects of norepinephrine reuptake inhibition

C Schroeder, J Tank, S Haertter, F Luft, J Jordan

Berlin, Germany

12:00-12:15 PM

Gene expression in the Andes & autonomics at sea level

O Appenzeller, T Minko, V Posharov, M Bonfichi, L Malcovati, L Bernardi, LJ Gamboa

Albuquerque, NM

12:15-12:30 PM

Progressive impairment of cardiac complexity in Chagas´ disease

C Morillo, H Leon, J Guzman, M Lindarte, T Kuusella, F Silva

Bucaramanga, Santander, Columbia

12:30-2:15 PM

Lunch & Poster Session II

2:15-7:00 PM

Free Time

7:00-10:00 PM

Presidential Dinner - Pool Terrace

 

Sunday, October 27, 2002

7:00-7:45 AM

Breakfast

7:45-8:30 AM

Streeten Plenary Lecture - Pathophysiology of diabetic polyneuropathy

Robert Hoeldtke, M.D.

West Virginia University Medical Center

Morgantown, WV

 

CEREBRAL AND CUTANEOUS PERFUSION

Chairs:  Drs. Italo Biaggioni & Ronald Schondorf

8:30-8:45 AM

Cerebral and cutaneous blood flow fluctuations: a common etiology?

R Schondorf, J Benoit, R Stein

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

8:45-9:00 AM

Orthostatic challenge shows impaired vascular resistance control but normal venous pooling and capillary filtration in familial dysautonomia

C Brown, M Hilz, G Gulli, M Brys, B Stemper, G Welsch, F Axelrod

New York, NY

9:00-9:15 AM

Impaired limb blood flow in familial dysautonomia

B Stemper, H Marthol, G Welsch, C Brown, M Brys

Erlangen, Germany

9:15-9:30 AM

Spectral analysis of action potential trains of muscle sympathetic nerve activity during cardiovascular stimulation in humans

RJ Brychta, W Charoensuk, L Bernardi, R Furlan, R Shiavi, AC Ertl, I Biaggioni, A Diedrich

Nashville, TN

9:30-9:45 AM

Influence of partial end-tidal carbon dioxide pressure on the postural reduction in cerebral blood velocity

R Immink, J Gisolf, G Van Montfrans, J Van Lieshout

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

9:45-10:15 AM

Business Meeting

10:15-10:30 AM

Coffee Break

 

PERIPHERAL AUTONOMIC NEUROPATHIES

Drs. Janice Gilden & Christopher Mathias

10:30-10:45 AM

Incidence and prevalence of complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS I) in Olmsted county: an epidemiologic study

P Sandroni, R McClelland, L Benrud Larson, P Low

Rochester, MN

10:45-11:00 AM

The spectrum of autoimmune autonomic neuropathies, including "pure autonomic failure"

C Klein, S Vernino, V Lennon, P Sandroni, R Fealey, L Benrud-Larson, D Sletten, P Low

Rochester, MN

11:00-11:15 AM

Autoimmune autonomic neuropathy

S Vernino, P Low, V Lennon

Rochester, MN

11:15-11:30 AM

Autonomic function in scleroderma

P Sandroni, MK Connolly, P Low

Rochester, MN

11:30-11:45 AM

Sweat output in QSART: effect of measurement time and waveform configuration

S Jaradeh, T Prieto

Milwaukee, WI

11:45-12:00 PM

RR interval variability during sleep and awake periods in women with fibromyalgia

M Risk, R Freeman, E Klerman, D Goldenberg, R Rackow, G Adler

Boston, MA

12:00-12:15 PM

Cytosolic calcium-dependency of sympathetic neuronal responses to angiotensin II

S Fernandez, MH Huang, B Davidson, P Knight, J Izzo

Buffalo, NY

 


 

POSTER SESSION I

Friday, October 25, 2002

12:30-2:15 PM

12:40-12:52 PM

POSTER TOUR

GASTROINTESTINAL AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION

Chairs:  Drs. Felicia Axelrod & Horacio Kaufmann

12:40-12:43 PM

Poster #1 - Pure sympathetic dysfunction associated with severe delayed gastric emptying and antro-duodenal hypomotility: a pediatric case report

G Chelimsky, T Chelimsky

Cleveland, OH

12:43-12:46 PM

Poster #2 - Fatty acid reduces tolerance to a liquid meal independently of caloric content in man

S Lal, J Barlow

Salford, UK

12:46-12:49 PM

Poster #3 - Nocturnal loss of consciousness of vasovagal origin

CTP Krediet, DL Jardine, AGR Visman, P Cortelli, W Wieling

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

12:49-12:52 PM

Poster #4 - Clonidine improves baroreflex sensitivity after gastrostomy feeding in familial dysautonomia

M Hilz, M Brys, H Marthol, R Franta, M Tutaj, F Axelrod

New York, NY

 

12:52-1:13 PM

POSTER TOUR

CENTRAL AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION

Chairs:  Drs. Felicia Axelrod & Horacio Kaufmann

12:52-12:55 PM

Poster #5 - Diffuse Lewy body disease (DLBD) presenting as pure autonomic failure. A neuropathological report and spectrum of the disease.

H Kaufmann, K Bhattacharya, D Wolfe, D Perl

New York, NY

12:55-12:58 PM

Poster #6 - Depletion of NK1 receptor containing neurons of the ventrolateral medulla and preservation of neurons of the nucleus ambiguus in MSA

A Schmeichel, E Benarroch

Rochester, MN

12:58-1:01 PM

Poster #7 - Cerebral oxygenation and cerebral blood flow in patients with multiple system atrophy

M Asahina, J Sato, M Tachibana, A Suzuki, T Hattori

Chiba, Japan

1:01-1:04 PM

Poster #8 - Transfer function analysis shows impaired cerebral autoregulation in normal-pressure and open-angle glaucoma

M Tutaj, C Brown, M Brys, H Marthol, M Dutsch, M Hecht, G Michelson, M Hilz

New York, NY

1:04-1:07 PM

Poster #9 - Changes in the performance of schedule-induced polydipsia (SIP) in rats after arecoline and amphetamine treatments

FJ Wan, CS Tung

Taipei, Taiwain

1:07-1:10 PM

Poster #10 - Is depression a characteristic or a cause of neurocardiogenic syncope?

JC Guzman, BE Vesga, FA Silva, MA Lindarte, C Morillo

Bucaramanga, Santander, Columbia

1:10-1:13 PM

Poster #11 - Is reduced pupillary modulation in diabetic patients due to brainstem dysfunction?

M Dutsch, C Brown, B Stemper, B Neundörfer, M Hilz

Erlangen, Germany

 

1:13-1:49 PM

POSTER TOUR

SYNCOPE/ORTHOSTATIC INTOLERANCE

Chairs:  Drs. Phillip Low & Carlos Morillo

1:13-1:16 PM

Poster #12 - A population-based study of orthostatic intolerance and its association with syncope

D Mehta, R Rodeheffer, D Mahoney, P Low, W Shen

Rochester, MN

1:16-1:19 PM

Poster #13 (Travel Fellowship Awardee)  - Characteristics of cardiac vagal baroreflex response curve in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

I Bonyhay, J Taylor, W Farquhar, R Freeman

Boston, MA

1:19-1:22 PM

Poster #14 - Postural tachycardia syndrome following varicella encephalitis 

R Jarrar, W Cheshire

Rochester, MN

1:22-1:25 PM

Poster #15 (Streeten Travel Fellowship Awardee) - Patients with posturally related syncope have increased responsiveness of the cerebral circulation to carbon dioxide

L Norcliffe, V Bush, R Hainsworth

Leeds, UK

1:25-1:28 PM

Poster #16 -Neurovascular normalcy in simple faint contrasts with POTS

J Stewart

Valhalla, NY

1:28-1:31 PM

Poster #17 - Comparison of the responses of patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and neurally-mediated syncope (NMS) to heat stress

R Schondorf, J Benoit, R Stein

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

1:31-1:34 PM

Poster #18 - Clinical and psychosocial correlates of functional disability in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome

L Benrud-Larson, P Sandroni, J Haythornthwaite, M Dewar, T Rummans, P Low

Rochester, MN

1:34-1:37 PM

Poster #19 - Natural history of vasodepressor carotid sinus syndrome in non-paced patients

M Abraham, M Salazar, D Hodge, W Shen

Rochester, MN

1:37-1:40 PM

Poster #20 - Syncopal seizure semiology in children

T Lobban, S Mordekar, G Bates, W Whitehouse

Stratford upon Avon, UK

1:40-1:43 PM

Poster #21 - Reflex asystolic syncope - results of a parent based questionnaire

T Lobban, S  Hvidsten, G  Bates, W Whitehouse

Stratford upon Avon, UK

1:43-1:46 PM

Poster #22 - Reflex anoxic (syncopal) seizures: associated features, impact and family history

W Whitehouse, T Lobban, R Gayatri, G Bates

Nottingham, UK

1:46-1:49 PM

Poster #23 - What is the minimum duration of head-up tilt necessary to detect orthostatic hypotension?

J Gehrking, S Hines, L Benrud-Larson, T Opfer-Gehrking, P Low

Rochester, MN

 

1:49-1:58 PM

POSTER TOUR

PHARMACOLOGY AND  TREATMENT

Chairs:  Drs. Roy Freeman & Michael Joyner

1:49-1:52 PM

Poster #24 - Acute and chronic aspects of dysautonomia prompt  proposed novel pharmacological treatment

DM Lindsay

University City, MO

1:52-1:55 PM

Poster #25 - Effect of ACE inhibitor on neurally mediated syncope

M Suzuki, S Hori, S Miyatake, N Aikawa

Utsunomiya, Japan

1:55-1:58 PM

Poster #26 - Chronic fatigue syndrome with impairments of neuromuscular junction and autonomic nervous system: three case reports

M Kihara, Y Kawamura, M Takahashi

Osaka, Japan

 

1:58-2:07 PM

POSTER TOUR

PERIPHERAL AUTONOMIC NEUROPATHIES

Chairs:  Drs. Janice Gilden & Christopher Mathias

1:58-2:01 PM

Poster #27 - Peripheral sudomotor function in familial dysautonomia

A Bickel, F Axelrod, H Marthol, B Stemper, B Neundörfer, M Hilz

New York, NY

2:01-2:04 PM

Poster #28 - Autonomic and quantitative sensory testing in diabetes

A Wang, K Bhattacharya, Saadia, H Kaufmann

New York, NY

2:04-2:07 PM

Poster #29 - Alterations in autonomic and cardiovascular function among individuals with acute neuromusculoskeletal injury

D Grimm, R Kinnard, J Weir, J Burke

Seneca Falls, NY

 


 

POSTER SESSION II

Saturday, October 26, 2002

12:30-2:15 PM

12:40-1:01 PM

POSTER TOUR

BAROREFLEX

Chairs:  Drs. Eduardo Benarroch & Max Hilz

12:40-12:43 PM

Poster #30 - Nonuniform behavior of baroreflex control of sinus node during sleep

J Legramante, F Placidi, M Marciani, A Romiti, A Galante, S Aquilani, G Raimondi, M Massaro, M Pallante, F Iellamo

Rome, Italy

12:43-12:46 PM

Poster #31 - An electrophysiological study of baroreceptors in the pulmonary artery of the anaesthetised dog

J Moore, R Hainsworth, D Myers, M Drinkhill

Leeds, UK

12:46-12:49 PM

Poster #32 - Baroreflex sensitivity is increased in AT2 receptor disrupted mice

J Tank, J Jordan, V Gross, R Plehm, A Diedrich, M Obst, F Luft

Berlin, Germany

12:49-12:52 PM

Poster #33 - Identification of open-loop transfer function in closed-loop baroreflex system using random breathing in humans

T Yingthawornsuk, T Kawada, T Sato, M Inagaki, K Sunagawa, J Cox, R Shiavi, I Biaggioni, A Diedrich

Nashville, TN

12:52-12:55 PM

Poster #34 - Prognostic value of baroreflex gain in post acute myocardial infarction patients using the modified Oxford

C Morillo, MA Lindarte, JC Guzman, JP Casas, LA Cubillos, N Villamizar, F Silva, P Lopez-Jaramillo

Bucaramanga, Santander, Columbia

12:55-12:58 PM

Poster #35 - Cardiac sympathetic nerve activity during myocardial infarction

D Jardine, C Charles, R Brennan, C Frampton, G Nicholls

Christchurch, New Zealand

12:58-1:01 PM

Poster #36 - No role for adrenaline in the pathogenesis of hypoglycaemia-induced counterregulatory failure

BE de Galan, SJ Rietjens, CJ Tack, JWM Lenders, P Smits

Nijmegen, The Netherlands

 

1:01-1:16 PM

POSTER TOUR

EXERCISE, DISEASE AND AGE INFLUENCES ON AUTONOMIC FUNCTION

Chairs:  Drs. David Robertson & Irwin Schatz

1:01-1:04 PM

Poster #37 - Differential effects of aging on baro- and chemoreflex regulation of arterial pressure: selective impairment of baroreflex in senescent mice

W Sun, X Ma, F Abboud, M Chapleau

Iowa City, IA

1:04-1:07 PM

Poster #38 - Cardiovascular reactivity to perception of affect among older African-American adults

M Merritt, D Abernathy, M Evans, J Sollers III, A Zonderman, J Thayer

Baltimore, MD

1:07-1:10 PM

Poster #39 - Stretching increases heart rate variability in athletes complaining about limited muscular flexibility

M Mueck-Weymann, G Janshof, H Mueck

Erlangen, Germany

1:10-1:13 PM

Poster #40 - Symptoms of autonomic dysfunction in patients with neurogenic orthostatic hypotension compared to other chronic diseases

J Gilden, M Saegh, D Ramirez, A Tartakover, G Wahidi, I Garcia

North Chicago, IL

1:13-1:16 PM

Poster #41 - Cardiovascular and autonomic recovery from maximal exercise in persons with paraplegia

J Wecht, R Marsico, A Spungen, W Bauman, R De Meersman

Bronx, NY

 

1:16-1:31 PM

POSTER TOUR

CEREBRAL AND CUTANEOUS PERFUSION

Chairs:  Drs. Italo Biaggioni & Ronald Schondorf

1:16-1:19 PM

Poster #42 - A biphasic model of limb venous compliance: a comparison with linear and exponential models

M Risk, V Lirofonis, R Armentano, R Freeman

Boston, MA

1:19-1:22 PM

Poster #43 - Cerebral autoregulation remains stable during physical challenge in healthy persons

M Brys, H Marthol, B Stemper, R Franta, F Axelrod, M Hilz

New York, NY

1:22-1:25 PM

Poster #44 - Cerebral autoregulation remains stable in atherosclerotic patients during enhanced external counterpulsation

H Marthol, D Werner, C Brown, B Neundörfer, WG Daniel, M Hilz

New York, NY

1:25-1:28 PM

Poster #45 - Head orientation in the coronal plane modulates sympathetic outflow during linear acceleration

H Kaufmann, I Biaggioni, A Voustianiouk, A Diedrich, R Clarke, M Gizzi, T Raphan, B Cohen

New York, NY

1:28-1:31 PM

Poster #46 - Case study: reinnervation of cutaneous vasoconstrictor but not active vasodilator pathways in a split thickness skin graft

C Crandall, J Cui, T Wilson, K Williams

Dallas, TX

 

1:31-2:07 PM

POSTER TOUR

LABORATORY EVALUATION

Chairs:  Drs. Roy Freeman & Christopher Mathias

1:31-1:34 PM

Poster #47 - Deep breathing test is very  important marker of cardiovascular dysfunction by patients with diabetes mellitus and vagal denervation

B Milovanovic, M Krotin, L Vusovic, S Kulezic, V Bisenic, A Milovanovic

Belgrade, Yugoslavia

1:34-1:37 PM

Poster #48 - Deep breathing test as a risk predictor in patients with myocardial infarction

B Milovanovic, M Krotin, S Kulezic, L Vusovic, V Bisenic, A Milovanovic

Belgrade, Yugoslavia

1:37-1:40 PM

Poster #49 - Influences of the norepinephrine transporter on cardiac electrical activity

M Behrend, A Gapelyuk, J Tank, FC Luft, A Schirdewan, J Jordan

Berlin, Germany

1:40-1:43 PM

Poster #50 - Sweat response of the face to intraoral application of capsaicin

Y Inukai, J Sugenoya, N Nishimura, T Umeyama, T Matsumoto, M Kato, A Ogata

Nagakute, Japan

1:43-1:46 PM

Poster #51 - Kidney length as a parameter of renal damage in children with spina bifida

T de Jong-de Vos van Steenwijk, E van Os, P Dik, T de Jong, J van Gool

Utrecht, The Netherlands

1:46-1:49 PM

Poster #52 - The next step towards non-invasive microneurography

E Lerner, J Peuscher

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1:49-1:52 PM

Poster #53 - Kinetics of heart period variability during head-up tilt: a preliminary analysis using the discrete wavelet transform

J Weir, J Wecht, R DeMeersman, A Spungen, W Bauman

Des Moines, IA

1:52-1:55 PM

Poster #54 - Correlation of peak frequencies from power spectral analysis of slow modulation of EEG background amplitude, heart rate, blood pressure, and middle cerebral artery flow velocity during head-up tilt in subjects with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and controls

T Lagerlund, V Novak, P Novak, P Low, S Hines, N Busacker

Rochester, MN

1:55-1:58 PM

Poster #55 - Questionnaire based survey of autonomic laboratories in Germany

CA Haensch

Wuppertal, Germany

1:58-2:01 PM

Poster #56 - Diagnostic value of autonomic testing versus conventional evaluation in syncope of unexplained origin

CA Haensch, J Jörg

Wuppertal, Germany

2:01-2:04 PM

Poster #57 - Accurate QRS detection at times of high artifact during tilt table testing

Z Sahul, J Black, WK Shen

Rochester, MN

2:04-2:07 PM

Poster #58 - Breath-to-breath variability in children with idiopathic congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS)

D Weese-Mayer, H Koch, J Ramirez, W Drongelen, A Kenny, M Hayes, J Silvestri

Chicago, IL