American Autonomic Society


14th International Symposium on the
Autonomic Nervous System

Program

November 5-8, 2003

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2003

5:30-7:00 PM

REGISTRATION - Harbour Concourse

7:00-10:00 PM

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM - Harbour II
Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Sudden Death in Epilepsy, and the Autonomic Nervous System

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2003

7:00-7:40 AM

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST - Harbour Concourse/Harbour I

7:40-7:45 AM

WELCOME - Eduardo Benarroch

7:45-8:30 AM

PLENARY LECTURE
Exercise and the autonomic nervous system
Jere Mitchell, M.D.
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX, USA

EXERCISE, AGING AND OBESITY (CHAIRS:  MICHAEL JOYNER & WOUTER WIELING)

8:30-8:45 AM

Vascular responses in African-American men and women following aerobic training
A Zion, V Bond, M Bartels, R Sloan, G Gates, J Downey, R De Meersman
New York, NY, USA

8:45-9:00 AM

Influence of hydration on post-exercise cardiovascular control in humans
N Charkoudian, JR Halliwill, BJ Morgan, JH Eisenach, MJ Joyner
Rochester, MN, USA

9:00-9:15 AM

Acute autonomic and haemodynamic adaptations during dynamic exercise in trained and sedentary men
F Skrabal, G Gratze, H Mayer, P Baumgartl
Graz, Austria

9:15-9:30 AM

Decrease of dynamic baroreflex sensitivity with increasing physical effort in healthy persons
M Brys, H Marthol, B Stemper, R Franta, FB Axelrod, MJ Hilz
Krakow, Poland

9:30-9:45 AM

Epinephrine contribution to leptin level regulation during a 4-hour treadmill exercise
A Ermolao, G Travain, M Varnier, Z Marco
Dolo, Italy

9:45-10:00 AM

Divergent relationships of body mass index with plasma norepinephrine and epinephrine
G Eisenhofer, Y Sharabi, C Holmes, S Pechnik, D Goldstein
Bethesda, MD, USA

10:00-10:15 AM

Adiposity contributes to age-related differences in autonomic nervous system-circulatory control in healthy men
DR Seals, P Parker Jones, A Pimentel, DD Christou
Boulder, CO, USA

10:15-10:30 AM

Gastrovascular reflex in the elderly
NP van Orshoven, LJ van Schelven, PL Oey, JMM Roelofs, PAF Jansen, LMA Akkermans
Utrecht, The Netherlands

10:30-10:45 AM

COFFEE BREAK - Harbour I

BAROREFLEX (CHAIRS:  RONALD SCHONDORF & ROGER HAINSWORTH)

10:45-11:00 AM

Assessment of adrenergic and vagal baroreflex function using the Valsalva maneuver
W Singer, C Schretzenmeier, J Tanabe, PA Low
Rochester, MN, USA

11:00-11:15 AM

Marked reduction in baroreceptor sensitivity as measured by Valsalva’s maneuver in women with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
M Bartels, M O'Shea, G Gates, J Downey, J Lieberman, R De Meersman
New York, NY, USA

11:15-11:30 AM

Influences of alpha-2 adrenergic transmission on baroreflex regulation in humans
J Tank, A Diedrich, C Schroeder, M Weck, FC Luft, J Jordan
Berlin, Germany

11:30-11:45 AM

Baroreflex sensitivity of MSNA by vasoactive infusions compared to spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity
LJ van Schelven, JM Karemaker, PL Oey
Utrecht, The Netherlands

11:45-12:00 PM

Increase in muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) and in its respiratory variability induced by atenolol
F Perego, C Cogliati, S Colombo, T Gnecchi-Ruscone, D Gruosso, A Porta, N Montano, A Malliani, R Furlan
Milan, Italy

12:00-12:15 PM

The stimulus-response paradigm during early phase Valsalva maneuver
JM Stewart, MS Medow, LD Montgomery
Valhalla, NY, USA

12:15-12:30 PM

Development of baroreflex function in school-age children
M Kollai, Z Lenard, P Studinger, B Mersich
Budapest, Hungary

12:30-2:00 PM

LUNCH & POSTER SESSION/TOUR I - Harbour I

2:00-7:30 PM

FREE TIME

7:30-9:00 PM

STREETEN SESSION - Harbour II
 

STREETEN LECTURER

Volume and vasoconstriction in orthostatic intolerance
David Robertson, M.D.
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA

STREETEN TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP AWARDEE
The contribution of endothelial vs. neural nitric oxide to blood pressure is uncovered by autonomic blockade
A Gamboa, A Diedrich, S Paranjape, G Farley, I Biaggioni
Nashville, TN, USA

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2003

7:00-7:45 AM

BREAKFAST - Harbour I

7:45-8:30 AM

PLENARY LECTURE
Differential control of sympathetic outflow
Shaun Morrison, Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR, USA

HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES (CHAIRS:  JANICE GILDEN & ITALO BIAGGIONI)

8:30-8:45 AM

Ganglionic actions of angiotensin increase sympathetic nerve activity:  contribution to sympathoexcitation in hypertension and cellular mechanisms
X Ma, CA Whiteis, CD Sigmund, K Bielefeldt, FM Abboud, MW Chapleau
Iowa City, IA, USA

8:45-9:00 AM

Treatment of hypertension increases cerebral flow velocity without affecting dynamic flow regulation
J Serrador, F Sorond, M Vyas, I Iloputaife, M Gagnon, L Lipsitz
Boston, MA, USA

9:00-9:15 AM

Arterial compression of the ventrolateral medulla in essential hypertension: a multivariate analysis
S Patel, R Coffee, J Nicholas, B Egan
Charleston, SC, USA

9:15-9:30 AM

Impaired control of cutaneous microcirculation in Type 2 diabetic patients with and without cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy
D Ziegler, B Salgin, A Stirban
Dusseldorf, Germany

9:30-9:45 AM

Forearm vasoconstrictor response during sympathetic stimulation is impaired in patients with uncomplicated diabetes mellitus type 1
PJ van Gurp, JWM Lenders, CJ Tack
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

9:45-10:00 AM

Increased blood pressure in overweight diabetic patients is linked to peroxynitrite
RD Hoeldtke, KD Bryner, DR McNeill, GR Hobbs
Morgantown, WV, USA

10:00-10:15 AM

Sudden cardiac death in diabetes mellitus:  analysis of the risk factors in the Rochester Diabetic Neuropathy Study (RDNS)
GA Suarez, VM Clark, JE Norell, TE Kottke, MJ Callahan, PC O'Brien, PA Low, PJ Dyck
Rochester, MN, USA

10:15-10:30 AM

Sleep disorders in neurogenic orthostatic hypotension compared to patients with diabetes mellitus
JL Gilden, N Joshi, A Fulambarker, S Khakhkhar
Chicago, IL, USA

10:30-10:45 AM

COFFEE BREAK - Harbour I

EXPERIMENTAL MODELS AND PHARMACOLOGY (CHAIRS:  MARK CHAPLEAU & DAVID GOLDSTEIN)

10:45-11:00 AM

Experimental autoimmune autonomic neuropathy
S Vernino, PA Low, VA Lennon
Rochester, MN, USA

11:00-11:15 AM

Removal of stimulatory alpha-adrenergic antibodies by immune adsorption in patients with refractory hypertension:  a pilot study
C Schroeder, C Stabroth, V Homuth, G Wallukat, J Jordan, F Luft,
Berlin, Germany

11:15-11:30 AM

Impaired cardiovascular regulation in the norepinephrine transporter (NET) knockout mouse
NR Keller, A Diedrich, M Appalsamy, S Tuntrakool, MG Caron, D Robertson
Nashville, TN, USA

11:30-11:45 AM

Synchrony of human and dinosaur autonomic biorhythms
O Appenzeller, HC Gunga, K Kirsch, C Qualls
Albuquerque, NM, USA

11:45-12:00 PM

Mechanisms of water-induced thermogenesis
M Boschmann, J Steiniger, U Hille, J Tank, F Adams, S Klaus, F Luft, J Jordan
Berlin, Germany

12:00-12:15 PM

Neurovascular dissociation with paradoxical forearm vasodilation during systemic tyramine administration
G Jacob, F Costa, S Vincent, D Robertson, I Biaggioni
Haifa, Israel

12:15-12:30 PM

Midodrine does not alter dynamic cerebral autoregulation in orthostatic intolerance
R Schondorf, J Benoit, R Stein
Montreal, QC, Canada

12:30-2:00 PM

LUNCH & POSTER SESSION/TOUR II - Harbour I

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2003

7:00-7:45 AM

BREAKFAST - Harbour I

ORTHOSTATIC INTOLERANCE (CHAIRS:  CARLOS MORILLO & BENJAMIN LEVINE)

7:45-8:00 AM

Orthostatic hypovolemia in the postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS)
S Raj, B Black, P Yamhure, S Paranjape, I Biaggioni, D Robertson
Nashville, TN, USA

8:00-8:15 AM

Vasoconstrictor reserve and sympathetic neural control of orthostasis
Q Fu, S Witkowski, MD Pamler, K Williams, M Newby, BD Levine
Dallas, TX, USA

8:15-8:30 AM

Venous responses to orthostatic stress
D Gomez, R Hallur, M Vindhya, X Xiao, R Cohen, D Bloomfield
New York, NY, USA

8:30-8:45 AM

Efficacy of physical counter maneuvers for vasovagal syncope
CTP Krediet, IGJM de Bruin, KS Ganzeboom, J Gisolf, W Wieling
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

8:45-9:00 AM

Effects of altitude induced polycythaemia on orthostatic tolerance
VE Claydon, LJ Norcliffe, JP Moore, M Rivera, F Leon-Velarde, O Appenzeller, R Hainsworth
Leeds, United Kingdom

9:00-9:15 AM

The role of beta-adrenergic receptors in the pathophysiology of the postural tachycardia syndrome
W Singer, TL Opfer-Gehrking, SM Hines, BR McPhee, PA Low
Rochester, MN, USA

9:15-9:30 AM

Bradycardic and vasopressor effects of sodium in postural tachycardia syndrome
E Garland, M Buchowski, B Black, S Raj, I Biaggioni, D Robertson
Nashville, TN, USA

9:30-9:45 AM

Heritability of venous function in humans
M Brinsuk, J Tank, F Luft, C Schroeder, A Busjahn, J Jordan

Berlin, Germany

9:45-10:00 AM

Sympathetic nerve burst distribution in patients with postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS)
I Bonyhay, JA Taylor, R Freeman
Boston, MA, USA

10:00-10:30 AM

BUSINESS MEETING

10:30-10:45 AM

COFFEE BREAK - Harbour I

AUTONOMIC DISORDERS (CHAIRS:  FELICIA AXELROD & THOMAS CHELIMSKY)

10:45-11:00 AM

Sympathetic innervation and baroreflex function in familial Parkinson’s disease
DS Goldstein, C Holmes, Y Sharabi, S Pechnik, B Ravina, K Gwinn-Hardy
Bethesda, MD, USA

11:00-11:15 AM

Inheritance of CCHS mutations in mother-infant pairs
DE Weese-Mayer, L Zhou, EM Berry-Kravis, JM Silvestri, BS Maher, ML Marazita
Chicago, IL, USA

11:15-11:30 AM

Cerebral vasoregulation during Valsalva maneuver in stroke
V Novak, CK Peng, S Atluri, CC Yang, M Vyas, A Goldberger, L Lipsitz
Boston, MA, USA

11:30-11:45 AM

Limited effect of physical counter-maneuvers on orthostatic hypotension in familial dysautonomia
M Tutaj, H Marthol, D Berlin, C Brown, F Axelrod, M Hilz
New York, NY, USA

11:45-12:00 PM

Measurement of airway resistances in a human model of airway autonomic imbalance
AM Spungen, M Radulovic, JM Wecht, G Schilero, WA Bauman, M Lesser
Bronx, NY, USA

12:00-12:15 PM

The effects of ACE inhibition on the blood pressure response to HUT in persons with tetraplegia
J Wecht, M Radulovic, J Weir, A Spungen, R De Meersman, W Bauman
Bronx, NY, USA

12:15-12:30 PM

Iterative restrictive syndrome time locked to vagus nerve stimulation
F Wallois, R Grebe, P Berquin, C Heberle
Amiens, France

12:30-2:00 PM

LUNCH & POSTER SESSION/TOUR III - Harbour I

2:00-7:00 PM

FREE TIME

7:00-10:00 PM

PRESIDENTIAL DINNER - Seacliff Terrace

 

POSTER SESSION/TOUR I (CHAIRS:  HORACIO KAUFMANN & MAX HILZ)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2003
12:30-2:00 PM

EXERCISE AND AGING

12:40-12:43 PM

Poster #1
Sub-maximal VO2 test parameters as markers of aerobic improvement
G Gates, A Zion, M Bartels, M O'Shea, R Sloan, R De Meersman
New York, NY, USA

12:43-12:46 PM

Poster #2
Increases in cardiac vagal outflow reduce vascular sympathetic activity in older humans
JA Taylor, SD Beske
Boston, MA, USA

12:46-12:49 PM

Poster #3
Declines in cardiac vagal capacity with age is offset by physical activity
SD Beske, G Hwang, JA Taylor
Boston, MA, USA

BAROREFLEX

12:49-12:52 PM

Poster #4
Improvement of spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity by clonidine due to parasympathetic activation in conscious mice
V Gross, J Tank, A Diedrich, M Obst, J Jordan, FC Luft
Berlin, Germany

12:52-12:55 PM

Poster #5
Baroreflex function whilst awake and during apnoeic and non-apnoeic sleep in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
V Cooper, C Bowker, G Gulli, S Pearson, M Elliott, R Hainsworth
Leeds, United Kingdom

12:55-12:58 PM

Poster #6

Asymmetries of the human cardiovagal baroreflex arc
B Hunt, W Farquhar
Boston, MA, USA

12:58-1:01 PM

Poster #7
Spike rate of muscle sympathetic activity during pharmacological baroreflex testing
RJ Brychta, J Tank, J Jordan, R Shiavi, I Biaggioni, D Robertson, A Diedrich
Nashville, TN, USA

1:01-1:04 PM

Poster #8
Renal sympathetic nerve activity and heart rate in norepinephrine transporter knockout mice
A Diedrich, M Appalsamy, NR Keller, S Tuntrakool, RJ Brychta, C Finney, R Shiavi, I Biaggioni, RM Robertson, D Robertson
Nashville, TN, USA

ORTHOSTATIC INTOLERANCE

1:04-1:07 PM

Poster #9
Acral discoloration in orthostatic intolerance and orthostatic tachycardia
R Khurana, J Gill
Baltimore, MD, USA

1:07-1:10 PM

Poster #10
Panic symptoms in patients with orthostatic intolerance and orthostatic tachycardia: psychological and pharmacological observations
R Khurana, F Craig, J Lynch
Baltimore, MD, USA

1:10-1:13 PM

Poster #11

A survey to detect "functional" dysautonomias
A Molnar, K McNeeley, F Fouad-Tarazi, MK DePaul, G Chelimsky, D Bodner, T Chelimsky
North Royalton, OH, USA

1:13-1:16 PM

Poster #12

Diagnostic yield in syncope:  dependency upon tilt-procedure
AB Pedersen, J Mehlsen
Frederiksberg, Denmark

1:16-1:19 PM

Poster #13
No gender differences in orthostatic tolerance using lower body negative pressure plus tilt-table testing
D Gomez, R Hallur, D Bloomfield
New York, NY, USA

NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS:  SPINAL AND PERIPHERAL

1:19-1:22 PM

Poster #14
Assessment of baseline airway caliber and vagal tone in tetraplegia
M Lesser, M Radulovic, JM Wecht, G Schilero, WA Bauman, AM Spungen
Bronx, NY, USA

1:22-1:25 PM

Poster #15
Aldosterone response to HUT appears to be independent of the renin-angiotension system and adrenocorticotropin release in persons with tetraplegia
W Bauman, M Radulovic, J Weir, A Spungen, R De Meersman, J Wecht
Bronx, NY, USA

1:25-1:28 PM

Poster #16
Cardiovascular autonomic response to HUT with and without ACE inhibition in persons with tetraplegia
JP Weir, JM Wecht, M Radulovic, AM Spungen, RE De Meersman, WA Bauman
Des Moines, IA, USA

1:28-1:31 PM

Poster #17
Cardiovascular responses to tilting in healthy subjects and patients with chronic spinal cord injury
MJ Hilz, W Grüninger, EO Sanya, CM Brown, M Wagner, B Neundörfer
Erlangen, Germany

1:31-1:34 PM

Poster #18

Impaired sudomotor response in Fabry neuropathy
B Stemper, T Haendl, G Welsch, M Duetsch, M Brys, MJ Hilz
Erlangen, Germany

1:34-1:37 PM

Poster #19
Blood pressure response to standing in the diagnosis of autonomic neuropathy: EURODIAB IDDM Complications Study
P Kempler, S Tesfaye, N Chaturvedi, DJ Webb, S Eaton, Zs Kerenyi, Gy Tamas, JD Ward, JH Fuller, & EURODIAB IDDM Study Group
Budapest, Hungary

GASTROINTESTINAL

1:37-1:40 PM

Poster #20

Yoga and biofeedback as treatment for irritable bowel syndrome
I Taneja, KK Deepak, G Poojari, O Punyabati, S Dwivedi, MP Sharma, RM Pandey
New Delhi, India

1:40-1:43 PM

Poster #21

Autonomic testing in cyclic vomiting syndrome
G Chelimsky, S Czinn, S Blanchard, J Splawski, T Chelimsky
Cleveland, OH, USA

 

POSTER SESSION/TOUR II (CHAIRS:  ROY FREEMAN & WILLIAM CHESHIRE)
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2003
12:30-2:00 PM

HYPERTENSION AND DIABETES

12:40-12:43 PM

Poster #22
Autonomic neuropathy is more pronounced in diabetic patients with hypertension
P Kempler, K Keresztes, I Barna, I Istenes, P Vargha, Zs Hermányi
Budapest, Hungary

12:43-12:46 PM

Poster #23
The frequency and risk factors of autonomic and sensory neuropathy in newly diagnosed Type I diabetes mellitus
P Kempler, I Barna, I Istenes, Zs Hermányi, É Kádár, K Keresztes
Budapest, Hungary

12:46-12:49 PM

Poster #24
Painless myocardial infarction with fatal outcome in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus complicated with cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (case report)
E Kadar, P Kempler
Budapest, Hungary

12:49-12:52 PM

Poster #25
Isoflurane benefits patients with coronary revascularization via preventing hyperglycemia and maintaining metabolic homeostasis
CC Lu, ST Ho, CS Tung
Taipei, Taiwan

12:52-12:55 PM

Poster #26
Association of measurements of heart rate variability with asymptomatic myocardial ischemia: results of the detection of ischemia in asymptomatic diabetics (DIAD) study
D Chyun, L Young, F Wackers, S Inzucchi, J Davey, C Broadbridge, G Heller, A Iskandrian, R Schwartz
New Haven, CT, USA

LABORATORY EVALUATION

12:55-12:58 PM

Poster #27

QSART patterns in small fiber neuropathy
LL Lim, R Shields
Cleveland, OH, USA

12:58-1:01 PM

Poster #28

Pitfalls in non-invasive cardiovascular autonomic tests
S Jaradeh, T Prieto, A Barboi
Milwaukee, WI, USA

1:01-1:04 PM

Poster #29
Protocol procedures and guidelines for the Mayo Autonomic Disorders Center
S Motl, T Gehrking, W Singer
Rochester, MN, USA

1:04-1:07 PM

Poster #30
Direct noninvasive mapping of the brainstem signals using Wigner distribution and the high field magnetic resonance data
P Novak, A Abduljalil, V Novak
Boston, MA, USA

SPECTRAL ANALYSIS AND MODELING

1:07-1:10 PM

Poster #31
Deterministic analysis of heart rate variability:  correlations with time and frequency domain parameters
J Mehlsen, AB Pedersen
Frederiksberg, Denmark

1:10-1:13 PM

Poster #32
Measures of heart rate variability:  effect of atropine and beta-blockade
J Mehlsen, AB Pedersen
Frederiksberg, Denmark

1:13-1:16 PM

Poster #33
Circadian harmonic analysis of heart rate variability during constant posture
M Risk, R Freeman, E Klerman, D Goldenberg, R Rackow, G Adler
Boston, MA, USA

PHARMACOLOGY

1:16-1:19 PM

Poster #34

Vasoconstriction and vasodilation in normal skin
V Goud, K McNeeley, T Chelimsky
Cleveland, OH, USA

1:19-1:22 PM

Poster #35
Repeatability of forearm blood flow responses to acetylcholine and bradykinin in humans
WG Schrage, CP Johnson, H Sviggum, SK Roberts, MJ Joyner
Rochester, MN, USA

1:22-1:25 PM

Poster #36
Is the pressor effect of L-DOPS central or peripheral?
H Kaufmann, A Voustianiouk, D Saadia, D Goldstein, R Freeman
New York, NY, USA

ORTHOSTATIC INTOLERANCE/SYNCOPE

1:25-1:28

Poster #37
Clinical comparison of postural tachycardia syndrome with neurocardiogenic syncope
B Eldadah, Y Sharabi, S Pechnik, D Goldstein
Bethesda, MD, USA

1:28-1:31 PM

Poster #38
Utility of a shortened head-up tilt table test for the diagnosis of unexplained syncope
M Benchimol, R de Oliveira-Souza, LA Benchimol, C Ramos, L Passman
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1:31-1:34 PM

Poster #39
Reflex asystolic syncope:  a case-controlled study of family history
T Lobban, G Bates, P Curran, J Collier, WP Whitehouse
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

1:34-1:37 PM

Poster #40
A migrainous mechanism for cough-induced syncope and paresis in cystic fibrosis
T Chelimsky, D Rao, M Infeld, R Stern
Cleveland, OH, USA

1:37-1:40 PM

Poster #41
Etiologies of syncope while driving:  how frequent is vasovagal syncope?
G Nesbitt, DO Hodge, R Meverden, PA Low, WK Shen
Rochester, MN, USA

1:40-1:43 PM

Poster #42
Episodic collapse unexplained by orthostatic hypotension in a case of dopamine beta-hydroxylase deficiency
WP Cheshire, K Nahm, H Kaufmann
Jacksonville, FL, USA

 

POSTER SESSION/TOUR III (CHAIRS:  DAVID ROBERTSON & JENS JORDAN)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2003
12:30-2:00 PM

ORTHOSTATIC INTOLERANCE

12:40-12:43 PM

Poster #43
Cardiac output increases during leg crossing and muscle tensing applied as physical counter-manoeuvre for vasovagal reactions
CTP Krediet, IGJM de Bruin, JJ van Lieshout, W Wieling
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

12:43-12:46 PM

Poster #44
Galvanic skin response in patients with neurally-mediated syncope during head-up tilt (HUT)
M Edwards, J Benoit, R Schondorf
Montreal, QC, Canada

12:46-12:49 PM

Poster #45
Real time analysis and display of complete haemodynamics and of autonomic parameters enables short and safe tilt tests
F Skrabal, H Mayer, G Haitchi, W Urban, R Rudnicky
Graz, Austria

12:49-12:52 PM

Poster #46
Alpha-2 adrenoceptor antagonism and norepinephrine transporter blockade: contrasting models of orthostatic intolerance
S Vincent, P Usera, D Robertson
Nashville, TN, USA

12:52-12:55 PM

Poster #47
Characterization of molecular alterations in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
KK Nickander, PA Low
Rochester, MN, USA

12:55-12:58 PM

Poster #48
Static magnetic field does not alter muscle sympathetic nerve activity and hemodynamics at rest and during physical stress in humans
NT Kuipers, CL Sauder, CA Ray
Hershey, PA, USA

12:58-1:01 PM

Poster #49
Increased sensitivity of the vestibulosympathetic reflex in the upright posture in humans
NT Kuipers, CL Sauder, CA Ray
Hershey, PA, USA

1:01-1:04 PM

Poster #50
Short term bed rest increases venous pooling and decreases orthostatic tolerance
R Hallur, A Atkeson, D Gomez, D Bloomfield
New York, NY, USA

NEUROLOGIC DISORDERS:  DEGENERATIVE AND OTHERS

1:04-1:07 PM

Poster #51
Serotonergic and catecholaminergic medullary groups in Lewy body disease:  comparison with multiple system atrophy
EE Benarroch, AM Schmeichel, B Boeve, PA Low, JA Parisi
Rochester, MN, USA

1:07-1:10 PM

Poster #52
Sympathetic innervation in the MPTP model of Parkinson’s disease
DS Goldstein, S-T Li, C Holmes, K Bankiewicz
Bethesda, MD, USA

1:10-1:13 PM

Poster #53
Increased uptake of MIBG in severe postural hypotension:  a case story
J Mehlsen, A Kjaer
Frederiksberg, Denmark

1:13-1:16 PM

Poster #54
Autonomic testing with levodopa challenge assists in the assessment of parkinsonian patients at risk for drug-induced orthostatic hypotension
W Cheshire
Jacksonville, FL, USA

1:16-1:19 PM

Poster #55
Influences of deep brain stimulation on blood pressure regulation in movement disorder patients
A Lipp, T Trottenberg, G Arnold, C Schröder, J Jordan
Berlin, Germany

1:19-1:22 PM

Poster #56
Cerebral oxygen saturation during head-up tilt in patients with multiple system atrophy
K Suzuki, M Asahina, A Suzuki, T Hattori
Chiba, Japan

1:22-1:25 PM

Poster #57
Impaired interictal baroreflex function in temporal lobe epilepsy patients is not due to a primary brainstem dysfunction
M Duetsch, O Devinsky, A Mauerer, B Neundorfer, M Hilz
Erlangen, Germany

CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW REGULATION

1:25-1:28 PM

Poster #58
Whole-body heating reduces cerebral blood flow velocity
C Crandall
, T Wilson, J Cui, S Durand, R Zhang
Dallas, TX, USA

1:28-1:31 PM

Poster #59
Independent assessment of cerebrovascular autoregulation (CA) and PCO2 sensitivity in patients with carotid artery stenosis
M Edwards, R Hughson, J Benoit, R Schondorf
Montreal, QC, Canada

1:31-1:34 PM

Poster #60 (Travel Fellowship Awardee)
Cerebrovascular responses to hypoxia and hypocapnia in high altitude dwellers
L Norcliffe, M Rivera, JA Palacios, V Claydon, J Moore, F Leon-Velarde, O Appenzeller, R Hainsworth
Wakefield, England

1:34-1:37 PM

Poster #61
Effects of normoxia on cardiovascular responses to orthostatic stress in high altitude dwellers with and without chronic mountain sickness (CMS)
VE Claydon, LJ Norcliffe, JP Moore, M Rivera, F Leon-Velarde, O Appenzeller, R Hainsworth
Leeds, United Kingdom

1:37-1:40 PM

Poster #62
Is ARB superior to ACE inhibitor in view of the effects on dynamic cerebral autoregulation?
SJ Yeh, CC Chiu
Taichung, Taiwan

1:40-1:43 PM

Poster #63
Cerebral vasoreactivity mapping using arterial spin labeling MRI and transcranial Doppler
C De Bazelaire, V Novak, D Alsop
Boston, MA, USA

1:43-1:46 PM

Poster #64
Differences in dynamic cerebral autoregulatory capacity in lacunar and cortical stroke: a time and frequency domain analysis
R Immink, G van Montfrans, J Stam, J Karemaker, M Diamant, J van Lieshout
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1:46-1:49 PM

Poster #65
Cerebral blood flow response to vestibular stimulation
J Serrador, T Schlegel, O Black, S Wood
Boston, MA, USA