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Vol. 20, No. 3
March 1997


Antioxidants to Treat Coronary Artery Disease

C. R. Conti, M.D.   185


Unexplained Chest Pain: When Is It Panic Disorder?

R. P. Fleet, Ph.D., B. D. Beitman, M.D.   187

Depression and Coronary Heart Disease: A Review for Cardiologists

R. M. Carney, Ph.D., K. E. Freedland, Ph.D., Y. I. Sheline, M.D., E. S. Weiss, M.D.   196

Clinical Investigations

Changes of the Left Ventricle after Myocardial Infarction–Estimation with Cine Magnetic Resonance Imaging during the First Six Months

M. Konermann, M.D., B. M. Sanner, M.D., E. Horstmann, M.D., J. Grötz, M.D., F. Laschewski, M.D., W. Josephs, M.D., H. J. Odenthal, M.D., A. Sturm, M.D.   201

Predictive Value of Dobutamine Radionuclide Ventriculography in Detection of Functional Improvement after Acute Anterior Wall Infarction and Thrombolytic Therapy

N. Zafrir, M.D., R. Bassevich, M.D., B. Zlotikamien, M.D., J. Sulkes, M.Sc., S. Sclarovsky, M.D., E. Lubin, M.D.   213

Heart Rate Variability as a Measure of Autonomic Nervous System Function in Anorexia Nervosa

M. Petretta, M.D., D. Bonaduce, M.D., L. Scalfi, M.D., E. de Filippo, M.D., F. Marciano, M.S., M.-L. Migaux, M.S., S. Themistoclakis, M.D., A. Ianniciello, M.D., F. Contaldo, M.D.   219

Comparison of Transesophageal Coronary Sinus and Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Doppler Measurements for the Assessment of Coronary Flow Reserve

G. Mundigler, M.D., M. Zehetgruber, M.D., G. Christ, M.D., P. Siostrzonek, M.D.   225

Autonomic Responses to Orthostatic Stress in Head-Up Tilt Testing: Relationship to Test-Induced Prolonged Asystole

B. Takase, M.D., T. Nagai, M.D., A. Uehata, M.D., S. Katushika, M.D., K. Isojima, M.D., N. Hakamata, M.D., S. Ohtomi, M.D., S. Ota, M.D., A. Kurita, M.D., H. Nakamura, M.D.   233

Cardiac Dysfunction in Patients with Chronic Progressive External Ophthalmoplegia

M. Akaike, M.D., H. Kawai, M.D., K. Yokoi, M.D., M. Kunishige, M.D., H. Mine, M.D., Y. Nishida, M.D., S. Saito, M.D.   239

Association between Psychiatric Disorders and Marfan's Syndrome in a Large Sardinian Family with a High Prevalence of Cardiac Abnormalities

G. Mercuro, M.D., B. Carpiniello, M.D., M. Ruscazio, M.D., S. Zoncu, M.D., R. Montisci, M.D., N. Rudas, M.D., A. Cherchi, M.D.   243

Estimation of Left Ventricular Systolic Function by Nonvolumetric Echocardiographic Analysis in Subjects with Poor Left Ventricular Visualization: A Pilot Study

O. Cosme, M.D., and R. S. Grodman, M.D.   247

Modification of the Circadian Pattern of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias by Beta-Blocker Therapy

S. Behrens, M.D., C. Ehlers, M.D., T. Brüggemann, Ph.D., W. Ziss, M.D., R. Dissmann, M.D., M. Galecka, M.D., S. N. Willich, M.D., D. Andresen, M.D.   253

Circadian Patterns in the Onset of Cardiogenic Acute Pulmonary Edema

D. D. Buff, M.D., FACP, R. Calikyan, M.D., R. B. Neches, M.D., FACC, S. Z. Bavli, M.D.   261

Erythrocyte Magnesium and Prostaglandin Dynamics in Chronic Sleep Deprivation

K. Tanabe, M.D., N. Osada, M.D., N. Suzuki, M.D., M. Nakayama, M.D., Y. Yokoyama, M.D., A. Yamamoto, M.D., M. Oya, M.D., T. Murabayashi, M.D., M. Yamamoto, M.D., K. Omiya, M.D., H. Itoh, M.D., M. Murayama, M.D.   265

Comparative Analysis of Cardiac Troponin I and Creatine Kinase-MB as Markers of Acute Myocardial Infarction

S. Pervaiz, M.D., Ph.D., F. P. Anderson, Ph.D., T. P. Lohmann, M.D., C.J. Lawson, B.S., Y.-J. Feng, M.D., D. Waskiewicz, Ph.D., J. H. Contois, Ph.D., A. H.B. Wu, Ph.D.   269

Computers in Clinical Cardiology

Patient Datasheets and Generic Evaluation Sheets: Tools for Improving Patient Care, Patient Satisfaction, and Chart Documentation while Decreasing Physician Frustrations

G. A. Ewy, M.D.   273

Electrophysiology, Pacing, and Arrhythmia

A Practical Approach to Torsade de Pointes

D. M. Roden, M.D.   285

Short Communications

Conservative Treatment for Brucella Endocarditis

N. Cohen, M.D., A. Golik, M.D., I. Alon, M.D., R. Zaidenstein, M.D., V. Dishi, M.D., J. Karpuch, M.D., Itzchak Zyssman, M.D., D. Modai, M.D.   291

Transesophageal Echocardiographic Detection of Cardiac Embolic Source in Cor Triatriatum Complicated by Aortic Saddle Emboli

T.-Y. Huang, M.D., P.-H. Sung, M.D.   294

Diffuse Pulmonary Hemorrhage Complicating Thrombolytic Therapy for Acute Myocardial Infarction

D. Gopalakrishnan, M.D., T. Tioran, D.O., C. Emanuel, M.D., V. L. Clark, M.D.   298

Bronchiolitis Obliterans Organizing Pneumonia during Low-Dose Amiodarone Therapy

G. A.J. Jessurun, M.D., K. Hoogenberg, M.D., H. J.G.M. Crijns, M.D., Ph.D.   300

Atrial Double Potentials Associated with a Left-Sided Accessory Pathway Having a Single Ventricular and Two Remote Atrial Insertions

J. Hluchy, M.D., Ph.D., FESC, D. Lautermann, M.D., G. V. Sabin, M.D.   303

Percutaneous Balloon Catheter Closure of a Patent Foramen Ovale in a Patient with Pulmonary Disease, Profound Hypoxemia, and Normal Right Heart Pressures

J. J. Allan, M.D., C. Marinelli, M.D., K. C. Dellsperger, M.D., M. D. Winniford, M.D.   307

Profiles in Cardiology

Wilhelm Raab

B. Surawicz, M.D.   310

Noninvasive Electrocardiology: Clinical Aspects of Holter Monitoring   312