Programme ESGCO 2022

Sunday, 9th October

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17:00 – 20:00 Registration
20:00 Welcome reception (Conference Hall + Vatra Club)
In memory of Marco di Rienzo

Monday, 10th October

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8:30 – 10:30

Heart rate variability 1

Keynote lecture: Mikko Tulpo Cardiovascular control response to real-life stressor: is it safe to be ice-hockey fan?

10:30 – 10:50Coffee break
10:50 – 12:20Heart rate variability 2
12:20 – 13:15Lunch
13:15 – 17:30Afternoon walk/hike
18:30 – 20:00

Cardiovascular networks and brain

Keynote lecture: Sebastiano Stramaglia Information-theoretic approaches to characterize high-order behaviours of physiological systems

20:00 – 20:30Evening snack
20:30 – 21:15“Good night session”

Tuesday, 11th October

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8:30 – 10:00 Baroreflex
Chairs: Alberto Porta, Michal Javorka
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee break
10:15 – 11:30 Hemodynamics and vessels Keynote lecture: Gerard Cybulski Impedance Cardiography signals in applications for cardiovascular information content analysis
11:30 – 13:00 Meeting of the ESGCO board members (Conference Hall)
11:45 – 13:50 Lunch
13:50 – 15:20 Cardiorespiratory interactions 1 Keynote lecture: Maja Elstad Cardiorespiratory interactions – three pumps, several wires and lots of interpretation
15:20 – 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 – 17:20 Cardiorespiratory interactions 2
17:40 – 18:45 Round the poster walk + Gala dinner welcome drink (Conference Hall)
19:30 GALA DINNER (Koliba Patria)

Wednesday, 12th October

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8:30 – 9:15 Closing remarks and poster competition awards (Hunter’s Lounge)
10:00 – 19:00 Post-congress tour (day 1)

Wednesday, 13th October

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7:00 – afternoon Post-congress tour (day 2)

Monday 10th October

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8:30 – 10:30 Heart rate variability 1

Chairs: Mikko Tulpo, Gaetano Valenza

Keynote lecture: Mikko Tulpo Cardiovascular control response to real-life stressor: is it safe to be ice-hockey fan?

Validation of sympathetic activity index from heartbeat series: a preliminary study on pre-ejection periods
Gaetano Valenza, Brittany Nackley, Bruce H. Friedman and Riccardo Barbieri

Cardiac autonomic profile in remote working office employee with and without kids
Francesca Perego, Beatrice De Maria, Giuseppina Cassetti, Monica Parati, Vlasta Bari, Beatrice Cairo, Francesca Gelpi, Alberto Porta and Laura Adelaide Dalla Vecchia

A method to quantify memory utilization of heartbeat dynamics in continuous time
Gorana Mijatovic, Chiara Bara, Tatjana Loncar-Turukalo and Luca Faes

Complementing binary symbolic indices of heart period dynamics by acceleration and deceleration runs
Dirk Cysarz and Friedrich Edelhäuser

The analysis of transitions in heart rate variability obtained from photo plethysmograph – a novel insight into asymmetry
Rafał Pawłowski and Katarzyna Buszko

Asymmetry of RR intervals and ECG amplitudes in LQTS patients
Małgorzata Andrzejewska, Mateusz Ozimek, Karolina Rams and Teodor Buchner

10:50 – 12:20 Heart rate variability 2

Chairs: Paolo Castiglioni, Vlasta Bari

Complexity in heart rate variability after postural sympathovagal change by sample, fuzzy, and distribution entropy
Paolo Castiglioni, Giampiero Merati, Gianfranco Parati and Andrea Faini

Feasibility of ultra-short term complexity analysis of heart rate variability in resting state and during orthostatic stress
Gabriele Volpes, Chiara Barà, Simone Valenti, Michal Javorka, Alessandro Busacca, Luca Faes and Riccardo Pernice

Impact of electrocardiogram length on diagnostic properties of heart rate variability indices in atrial fibrillation detection
Szymon Buś, Konrad Jędrzejewski and Przemysław Guzik

Association between maternal-fetal cardiac coupling strengths with maternal and fetal parameters
Mohanad Alkhodari, Namareq Widatalla, Maisam Wahbah, Raghad Al Sakaji, Kiyoe Funamoto, Anita Krishnan, Yoshitaka Kimura and Ahsan Khandoker

Sample Entropy in MIX and MIXTURE processes: relative consistency study
Sebastian Żurek, Waldemar Grabowski, Klaudia Wojtiuk, Bartosz Biczuk, Szymon Jurga, Przemysław Guzk and Jarosław Piskorski

Sleep apnea severity stratification by an FFT-based PPG-derived index
Diego Cajal, Eduardo Gil, Pablo Laguna, Carolina Varon, Dries Testelmans, Bertien Buyse, Chris Jensen, Rohan Hoare, Raquel Bailón and Jesús Lázaro

18:30 – 20:00 Cardiovascular networks and brain

Chairs: Sebastiano Stramaglia, Luca Faes

Keynote lecture: Sebastiano Stramaglia Information-theoretic approaches to characterize high-order behaviours of physiological systems

Quantifying high-order interactions in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular networks
Luca Faes, Gorana Mijatovic, Laura Sparacino, Riccardo Pernice, Yuri Antonacci, Alberto Porta and Sebastiano Stramaglia

Investigating the heartbeat-evoked cortical responses through parametric time-varying information measures
Yuri Antonacci, Chiara Barà, Andrea Zaccaro, Francesca Ferri, Luigi Augugliaro and Luca Faes

Squared coherence analysis might suggest cerebral autoregulation post-surgery impairment in patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement
Vlasta Bari, Francesca Gelpi, Beatrice Cairo, Noemi Cornara, Beatrice De Maria, Marco Ranucci and Alberto Porta

Transfer entropy analysis of pulse arrival time – heart period interactions during physiological stress
Chiara Barà, Riccardo Pernice, Laura Sparacino, Stefano Mangione, Michal Javorka and Luca Faes

20:30 – 21:15 “Good night session”

Chairs: Ulrich Parlitz, Dirk Cysarz

Controlling spatio-temporal chaos in excitable cardiac media Thomas Lilienkamp, Ulrich Parlitz and Stefan Luther

Methodological analysis of dual voltage-calcium whole-heart optical signals during restitution pacing under different thermal states
Anna Crispino, Alessandro Loppini, Ilija Uzelac, Flavio H. Fenton, Alessio Gizzi and Simonetta Filippi

Optical ultrastructure of cardiac tissue helps to reproduce discordant alternans by in silico data assimilation
Marcel Hörning, Alessandro Loppini, Julia Erhardt, Flavio H. Fenton, Simonetta Filippi and Alessio Gizzi

Tuesday 11th October

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8:30 – 10:00 Baroreflex 

Chairs: Michal Javorka, Alberto Porta

Frequency domain causal interactions between heart period and systolic arterial pressure during baroreflex loading
Alberto Porta, Beatrice Cairo, Francesca Gelpi, Vlasta Bari, Beatrice De Maria and Riccardo Colombo

The percentage of cardiac baroreflex sequences is independent from the sign of arterial pressure variations in healthy subjects
Beatrice De Maria, Laura Adelaide Dalla Vecchia, Vlasta Bari, Beatrice Cairo, Francesca Gelpi, Francesca Perego, Anielle Christine Medeiros Takahashi, Juliana Cristina Milan-Mattos, Vinicius Minatel, Patrícia Rehder-Santos, Aparecida Maria Catai and Alberto Porta

Asymmetric properties of the spontaneous baroreceptor reflex
Katarzyna B. Kubiak, Barbara Więckowska, Tomasz Krauze, Jarosław Piskorski and Przemysław Guzik

Detection of changes in the baroreflex function during 30-minute supine rest by Poincare plot-based method
Katarzyna B. Kubiak, Barbara Więckowska, Tomasz Krauze, Jarosław Piskorski and Przemysław Guzik

Cardiac chronotropic and vascular resistance arms of baroreflex in obesity
Jana Cernanova Krohova, Barbora Czippelova, Zuzana Turianikova, Miriam Kuricova, Dana Cernochova, Luca Faes and Michal Javorka

Cardiovascular autonomic control in the early stage of Parkinson disease
Michal Javorka, Jana Oleksakova, Barbora Czippelova, Nikoleta Mazgutova, Milan Grofik, Lucia Babalova and Egon Kurca

10:15 – 11:30 Hemodynamics and vessels

Chairs: Gerard Cybulski, Jana Cernanova Krohova

Keynote lecture: Gerard Cybulski Impedance Cardiography signals in applications for cardiovascular information content analysis

Short term changes of arterial compliance in the context of its confounders
David Svec, Barbora Czippelova, Jana Cernanova Krohova, Zuzana Turianikova, Lenka Matuskova, Nikoleta Mazgutova, Radovan Wiszt and Michal Javorka

Spectral analysis of the beat-to-beat variability of arterial compliance
Laura Sparacino, Riccardo Pernice, Chiara Barà, David Svec, Michal Javorka and Luca Faes

Imaging photoplethysmography for monitoring of vascular response to local heating
Valery V. Zaytsev, Natalia Podolyan, Anzhelika V. Belaventseva, Maxim A. Volynsky, Anastasiia V. Sakovskaia, Roman V. Romashko, Oleg V. Mamontov and Alexei A. Kamshilin

13:50 – 15:20 Cardiorespiratory interactions 1

Chairs: Luca Faes, Przemysław Guzik

Real time phase contrast MRI and cerebrovascular beat-to-beat variability changes with respiration mode
Giuseppe Baselli, Federica Fasani, Laura Pelizzari, Marta Cazzoli, Francesca Baglio and Maria Marcella Laganà

Heart rate variability in spontaneous and controlled breathing: a hf power vs. parasympathetic activity index study
Gaetano Valenza, J Philip Saul and Riccardo Barbieri

Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular information transfer might depend on the type of conditioning respiratory signal
Francesca Gelpi, Vlasta Bari, Beatrice Cairo, Beatrice De Maria, Rachel Wells, Mathias Baumert and Alberto Porta

Assessment of cardiorespiratory interactions during spontaneous and controlled breathing: linear parametric analysis
Riccardo Pernice, Laura Sparacino, Chiara Barà, Yuri Antonacci and Luca Faes

Assessment of cardiorespiratory interactions during spontaneous and controlled breathing: non-linear model-free analysis
Riccardo Pernice, Ivan Lazic, Chiara Barà, Laura Sparacino, Gorana Mijatovic, Tatjana Loncar-Turukalo and Luca Faes

Cardiorespiratory coupling is associated with exercise capacity in athletes
Raphael Martins de Abreu, Alberto Porta, Patricia Rehder Dos Santos, Claudio Donisete Silva, Étore De Favari Signini, Juliana Milan-Mattos, Beatrice Cairo, Camila Sakaguchi and Aparecida Maria Catai

15:50 – 17:20 Cardiorespiratory interactions 2

Chairs: Giuseppe Baselli, Teodor Buchner

Respiratory sinus arrhythmia was increased by addition of 5% CO2 to breathing air in healthy, young humans
Atiq M. Ayoubi, Yasin A. Hassan, Nathalie L.A. Holme, Agata S. Koffeld, Marian B. Andersen, Signe Søvik and Maja Elstad

Cardio-respiratory wavelet phase coherence at three ambient temperatures
Juliane Bjerkan, Sultan Alatawi, Nora Ugland, Maja Elstad and Aneta Stefanovska

Assessment of respiratory pattern variability during wakefulness in subjects with sleep apnea
Beata Graff, Grzegorz Graff, Paweł Pilarczyk, Marta Szymańska and Krzysztof Narkiewicz

Fractal angle modality patterns in RRI and respiration signal of healthy subjects responding to orthostasis and slow breathing
Tijana Bojić, Zoran Matić, Mirjana Platiša and Aleksandar Kalauzi

Joint symbolic analysis characterizes cardiorespiratory coupling in healthy subjects
Beatrice Cairo, Vlasta Bari, Francesca Gelpi, Beatrice De Maria and Alberto Porta

Sensitivity estimations in favor of using inter-fractal angle in detrended fluctuation analysis
Zoran Matić, Aleksandar Kalauzi, Mirjana Platiša and Tijana Bojić

POSTER SESSION

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17:40 – 18:45 Round the poster walk + Gala dinner welcome drink
Chairs: Riccardo Pernice, Gorana Mijatović  

P01      Variability of heart rate variability indexes for estimates of left ventricular hypertrophy in subjects shortly after a heart transplant
Danuta Makowiec, Joanna Wdowczyk and Marcin Gruchala

P02      Cortical activation response during acupuncture intervention for hemiplegia limbs in stroke patients: a preliminary fNIRS study
Congcong Huo, Simin Zhang, Gongcheng Xu and Zengyong Li

P03      Extracellular matrix composition controls the development of alternans in cardiac tissue
Julia Erhardt, Judith Brock, Stephan Eisler and Marcel Hörning

P04      Extended study of asymmetry in the runs based descriptors
Bartosz Biczuk, Sebastian Żurek, Szymon Jurga, Przemysław Guzik and Jarosław Piskorski

P05      Changes in HRV metrics during sleep apnea episodes in children
Pablo Armañac-Julián, Adrián Martín-Montero, Jesús Lázaro, Spyridon Kontaxis, Daniel Álvarez, David Gozal, Roberto Hornero, Pablo Laguna, Gonzalo Gutiérrez-Tobal, Raquel Bailón and Eduardo Gil

P06      Frequency domain information decomposition: application to plateau waves of intracranial pressure
Helder Pinto, Celeste Dias, Yuri Antonayya, Luca Faes and Ana Paula Rocha

P07      Beta-adrenergic receptors gene polymorphisms effects on cardiovascular
control
Lenka Matuskova, Barbora Czippelova, Zuzana Turianikova, David Svec, Zuzana Kolkova, Zora Lasabova and Michal Javorka

P08      Quantification of stress and depression level posed by COVID-19 in first-line healthcare workers
Miguel Javierre, Mar Posadas-de Miguel, Jesús Lázaro, Thaís Castro, Esther García, Eduardo Gil, Concepción de la Cámara, Jordi Aguiló, Raquel Bailón and Spyridon Kontaxis

P09      Alterations of oscillatory relationships of plethysmographic signal in patients with COVID-19
Cosimo Aliani, Eva Rossi, Piergiorgio Francia, Marco Luchini, Italo Calamai, Rossella Deodati, Rosario Spina, Antonio Lanata and Leonardo Bocchi

P10      Monitoring the effect of surgery and anaesthesia on the by heart rate variability and the electroencephalogram
Millan, J., Aydin, A., Jospin, M., Jensen, E.W. and Rodiera, J.

P11      Assessment of heartbeat-evoked cortical response by means of local information storage measures
Barà, C., Pernice, R., Antonacci, Y., Sparacino, L., Zaccaro, A., Ferri, F., Faes, L.

P12      Effects of senescence on cardiac autonomic modulation and telomere length
Milan-Mattos, J.C., Perseguini, N.M., Verlengia, R., Abreu, R.M, Minatel, V., Rehder-Santos, P., Signini, E.F., Takahashi, A.C.M., Santana-Lemos, B.A., Calado, R.T., Porta, A., Catai, A.M.

P13      A method to assess Granger causality and Granger autonomy in the time and frequency domains: theory and application to cerebrovascular variability
Sparacino, L., Antonacci, Y., Barà, C., Faes, L.

P14      Coherence between beat-to-beat pulse wave velocity and blood pressure in patients with aortic valve insufficiency
Svacinova, J., Budinskaya, K., Vasickova, L., Zakova, D., Novakova, M., Sudakova, M., Novakova Z.

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