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POSTER PRIZES “ALBERTO FERRARI”

Age changes of the central systolic blood pressure in patients with hypertension
E. KOLESNIK, G. DZYAK, T. KOLESNIK, K. YEGOROV

Aliskiren inhibits the secretion of soluble (pro)renin receptor in the medium of cultured human umbilical vein endothelial cells
K.B. BISWAS, A.H.M.N. NABI, A. EBIHARA, Y. ARAI, T. NAKAGAWA, A. ICHIHARA, T. INAGAMI, F. SUZUKI

An audit and suggested guidelines for inpatient blood pressure measurement (IPBPM)
P. LEWIS, M. HOLLAND

Association of obstructive sleep apnea with hypertension: effect on left ventricular diastolic function
E. LISI, C. LOMBARDI, A. FAINI, L. LONATI, G. BILO, S. SALERNO, P. MATTALIANO, F. GREGORINI, V. GIULI, A. GIULIANO,
M. REVERA, G. BRANZI, G. PARATI

Brain microvascular damage and functional outcomes in a cohort of ischemic stroke patients
L. BRESCACIN, C. ALONZO, M. ZURRU, R. MARTINEZ, A. LUZZI, L. CAMERA, E. CRISTIANO, G. WAISMAN

Change in albuminuria over time predicts the evolution of arterial stiffness in hypertensives: a prospective study
I. ANDRIKOU, C. TSIOUFIS, E. ANDRIKOU, L. LIONI, I. BAFAKIS, K. KINTIS, N. KOUFAKIS, D. NTARAHANI, D. ARAGIANNIS, P. VASILEIOU, C. STEFANADIS

Changes of the cardiac ace2-mas axis activity in renovascular hypertensive rats
Y. ZHANG, B. LI, J. WU, L. MA, J. ZHANG, T. MORGAN

Cognitive function in patients with atrial fibrillation and arterial hypertension
C. GRATII, A. GROSU, N. DIACONU, V. RACILA, G. PAVLIC

Differences between office and ambulatory blood pressures in children and adolescents attending a hospital hypertension clinicP. SALICE, G. ARDISSINO, P. BARBIER, L. BACÀ, D. LI VECCHI, S. GHIGLIA, A.M. COLLI, M.A. GALLI, G. MARRA, S. TESTA, A. EDEFONTI, F. MAGRINI, A. ZANCHETTI

Different methods to assess pulse wave velocity- relationship with end-organ damage
T. WEBER, S. WASSERTHEURER, B. HAMETNER, B. EBER

Effects of acute high altitude exposure on blood pressure during exercise in mild hypertensive subjects: data from the highcareandes study
A. FAINI, S. CARAVITA, M. LANG, J.L. MACARLUPU, C. ANZA, E. SALVIONI, M. REVERA, F. GREGORINI, A. GIULIANO, M. VALENTINI, C. LOMBARDI, G. BILO, F.C. VILLAFUERTE, G. MANCIA, P. AGOSTONI, G. PARATI

First experience in analysing retinal arterial morphology in systole and diastole measured non-invasively in hypertensive patients
J. HARAZNY, C. OTT, J. WELZENBACH, U. RAFF, S. SCHMIDT, R.E. SCHMIEDER

Gender disparities in the treatment of hypertension: results from the Swedish primary healthcare cardiovascular database (SPCCD)
C. LJUNGMAN, T. KAHAN, J. HASSELSTRÖM, K. BOSTRÖM-BENGTSSON, P. HJERPE, B. WETTERMARK, K. MANHEM

Genetic profile of salt sensitivity in essential hypertension
C. LANZANI, M. SIMONINI, E. BRIONI, S. DELLI CARPINI, L. CITTERIO, L. ZAGATO, S. TENTORI, P. MANUNTA

Genome wide association analysis identifies polymorphisms involved in losartan response: SOPHIA STUDY
R. ZANINELLO, F. FRAU, M. ORTU

High-fat diet and fructose overload produced hypertension and vascular prostanoid imbalance in the rat
A. PUYÓ, V. ANDRADE, A.S. DONOSO, H.J. LEE, H.A. PEREDO

Hypertensive urgencies: seasonal and monthly variation
V. GESSI, A.M. MARESCA, C. MARCHESI, F. DENTALI, C. MONGIARDI, L. ROBUSTELLI TEST, L. GUASTI, R. ANFREDINI,
A.M. GRANDI

Impaired short-term blood pressure regulation is related to enhanced endothelial function in patients with end-stage liver disease
A. PINTER, T. HORVATH, D. CSEH, A. SARKOZI, Z. GERLEI, M. KOLLAI

Impairment of left atrial myocardial dynamics in patients with hypertension
E. HAMODRAKA, M. KALLISTRATOS, V. LEZOS, K. BAKALAKOU, N. KOUREMENOS, I. ZACHAROPOULOU, L. POULIMENOS, A. TSOUKAS, K. KYFNIDIS, A. PITTARAS, I. CHIOTELIS, A. DASKALAKI, A. PAPANASTASIOU, A.J. MANOLIS

Influence of pregnancy on maternal hemodynamics and cardiovascular function
J. BOSSUYT, I. FABRY, S. VERMEERSCH, J. KIPS, K. ROELENS, L. VAN BORTEL

Is it safe to wake up? Defining the prognostic value of the morning blood pressure surge in clinical practice
J. SHEPPARD, J. HODGKINSON, U. MARTIN, R. MCMANUS

Lipoxins in chronic heart failure: modulation by low-dose acetylsalicylic acid and statin therapy
M. REINA-COUTO, J. CARVALHO, M.J. VALENTE, L. VALE, J. AFONSO, M. MORATO, F. CARVALHO, P. BETTENCOURT, T. SOUSA, A. ALBINO-TEIXEIRA

Peripheral brachial blood pressure and arcsolver measurements predicting central blood pressure
A. IANNONI DE MORAES, M. SOUSA, A. CORDEIRO SILVA JUNIOR, C. GONZAGA, W. STEIN, M. SILVA, R. COSTA, C. AMODEO

Prognostic impact of aortic stiffness in highrisk type 2 diabetic patients: the Rio de Janeiro type 2 diabetes (RIO-T2D) cohort study
C. CARDOSO, M. FERREIRA, N. LEITE, G. SALLES

Pulse wave velocity is not related to renal oxygenation in patient with essential hypertension and chronic kidney disease compared with healthy subjects
M. MULLER, M. PRUIJM, L. HOFMANN, C. ZWEIACKER, E. ZUERCHER, M. PISKUNOWICZ, M. STUBER, B. VOGT, M. BURNIER

Role of CD8+CD28NULL T cells in mediating vascular dysfunction in patients with periodontal disease.
M. CZESNIKIEWICZ-GUZIK, G. OSMENDA, G. WILK, P. MATUSIK, D. NOWAKOWSKI, J. MACIAG, T. MIKOLAJCZYK, B. LOSTER, T. GUZIK

Starvation during leningrad siege and prevalence of cardiovascular disease
E. MOGUCHAIA, O. ROTAR, M. BOYARINOVA, A. ERINA, E. KOLESOVA, E. DUDOROVA, A. ORLOV, M. ILINA, A. KONRADI, E. SHLYAKTO

The Italian Registry of renal denervation: preliminary results
S. BUZZI, G. BRAMBILLA, A. BARTORELLI, M. ALIMENTO, C. PINI, F. RABBIA, F. VEGLIO, M. LEONCINI, C. LONATI, A. MORGANTI,
G. SERAVALLE, C.. GIANNATTASIO, F. PIERUZZI, A. VIRDIS, G. CASÙ, A. STELLA, G. MANCIA, G. GRASSI

The prevalence of primary aldosteronism: a systemic review
T. DEKKERS, S.C. KÄYSER-ABDO, G.J. VAN DER WILT, J.C. BAKX, M.C. VAN DER WEL, A.R.M.M. HERMUS, J.W.M. LENDERS, J. DEINUM

Uric acid levels are associated with asymmetric dimethylarginine, l-arginine and arterial stiffness in essential hypertensive patients
K. DIMITRIADIS, C. TSIOUFIS, A. KASIAKOGIAS, D. FLESAS, I. ANASTASOPOULOS, A. KEFALA, A. MILKAS, I. KALLIKAZAROS, C. STEFANADIS