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Vol. 20, No. 1
January 1997

Editor's Note

Advertising of Therapies for Cardiovascular Patients

C. R. Conti, M.D.   1


Angiotensin-II Receptors: New Targets for Antihypertensive Therapy

M. I. Oliverio, M.D., and T. M. Coffman, M.D.   3

Biochemical Markers of Coagulation Activation in Mitral Stenosis, Atrial Fibrillation, and Cardiomyopathy

U. Ikeda, M.D., K. Yamamoto, M.D., K. Shimada, M.D.   7

Clinical Investigations

Variability in the Measurement of Intracoronary Ultrasound Images: Implications for the Identification of Atherosclerotic Plaque Regression

G. P. Foster, M.D., M. A. Mittleman, M.D., Dr.Ph., M. Koch, M.D., G. Abela, M.D., S. W. Zarich, M.D.   11

Abnormal Signal-Averaged Electrocardiograms in Patients with Incomplete Right Bundle-Branch Block

A. S. Manolis, M.D., FACC, FESC, J. A. Chiladakis, M.D., J. S. Malakos, M.D., V. Vassilikos, M.D., T. Maounis, M.D., FACC, D. V. Cokkinos, M.D., FACC, FESC   17

The Effect of Atrial Fibrillation and the Ventricular Rate Control on Exercise Capacity

R. H. Ostermaier, M.D., Steven Lampert, M.D., Laura Dalla Vecchia, M.D., Shmuel Ravid, M.D.   23

Early Predictors of Late Dilation and Remodeling after Thrombolized Anterior Transmural Myocardial Infarction

M. G. Modena, M.D., FACC, FESC, R. Rossi, M.D., F. A. Sgura M.D., N. Muia, Jr., M.D., R. Molinari, Sc.D., G. Mattioli, M.D.   28

Retrograde Atrial Kick in Acute Aortic Regurgitation. Study of Mitral and Pulmonary Venous Flow Velocities by Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography

I. Vilacosta, M.D., J. A. San Román, M.D., J. A. Castillo, M.D., L. Arganda, M.D., M. J. Rollán, M.D., V. Peral, M.D., L. Sánchez-Harguindey, M.D., P. Zarco, M.D.   35

High-Rate Cardiac Pacing Increases Blood Pressure and Decreases Right Atrial Pressure in Patients with Hemodynamic Significant Acute Right Ventricular Myocardial Infarction and Bradyarrhythmia

G. T. Vrouchos, M.D., A. Kiulpalis, M.D., G. A. Trullakis, M.D., P.G. Stasinos, M.D., S. G. Ellinikakis, M.D., N. C. Koumatzias, M.D., G. K. Chatzakis, M.D.   41

Transesophageal Pulsed Doppler Echocardiographic Evaluation of Left Atrial Systolic Performance in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Combined Analysis of Transmitral and Pulmonary Venous Flow Velocities

T. Oki, M.D., A. Iuchi, M.D., T. Tabata, M.D., H. Yamada, M.D., K. Manabe, M.D., Y. Kageji, M.D., M. Abe, M.D., N. Fukuda, M.D., S. Ito, M.D.   47

Creatine Kinase Isoforms as Circulating Markers of Deterioration in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

M. Hossein-Nia, Ph.D., K. Baig, MRCP, J. H Goldman, MRCP, P. J Keeling, MRCP, A. L.P. Caforio, M.D., D. W. Holt, FRCPATH, W. J. McKenna, FACC   55

Relation of Iodine-123 Metaiodobenzylguanidine Myocardial Scintigraphy to Endomyocardial Biopsy Findings in Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy

K. Murata, M.D., S. Kusachi, M.D., T. Murakami, M.D., K. Nogami, M.D., M. Murakami, M.D., S. Hirohata, M.D., Y. Tominaga, M.D., I. Komatsubara, M.D., T. Tsuji, M.D.   61

Clinical Pathologic Correlations

Coronary Artery and Saphenous Vein Graft Remodeling: A Review of Histologic Findings after Various Interventional Procedures–Part V

B. F. Waller, M.D., C. M. Orr, M.D., J. Van Tassel, M.D., T. Peters, M.D., E. Fry, M.D., J. Hermiller, M.D., L. D. Grider, M.P.H., P.A.-C.   67

Short Communications

Unmasking of Fast and Slow Atrioventricular Nodal Pathways by Successful Radiofrequency Ablation of Two Accessory Atrioventricular Connections

O. A. Centurión, M.D., Ph.D., FESC, M. Kaibara, M.D., S. Isomoto, M.D., A. Konoe, M.D., K. Yano, M.D.   75

Paracardiac Masses Caused by a Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm and a Saphenous Vein Graft Aneurysm

P. Chalasani, M.D., D. Konlian, M.D., S. Clements, M.D.   79

Dynamic Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in the Assessment of Cor Triatriatum

C. Melzer, M.D., T. Bartel, M.D., S. Müller, M.D., F. X. Kleber, M.D., G. Baumann, M.D.   82

Unsuspected Vasculitis and Intracranial Hemorrhage Following Thrombolysis

G. Srinivasan, M.D., C. Boschman, M.D., S. I. Roth, M.D., R. C. Hendel, M.D.   84

Profiles in Cardiology

Thomas Young

W. Bruce Fye, M.D., M.A.   87

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