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Vol. 25, No.6
June  2002

Editorial

Coronary Angiography Is Still Alive and Well

C. R. Conti, M.D., M.A.C.C. 253

Review

Reevaluating the Role of Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

A. M. Feldman, M.D., PH.D., and D. M. McNamara, M.D. 256

Clinical Investigations

Use of Adenosine as a Diagnostic Tool for Dual Atrioventricular Nodal Pathways: Response of Control Patients to Incremental Doses of Adenosine

T. A. Burkart, M.D., M. J. Scozzaro, M.D., F. R. Angella, M.D., K. N. Jayaram, M.D., M. D. Gonzalez, M.D., J. B. Conti, M.D., A. B. Curtis, M.D. 263

Comparison between Transesophageal Echocardiography and Transthoracic Echocardiography with Harmonic Tissue Imaging for Left Atrial Appendage Assessment

S. Carerj, M.D., M. P. Trifiró, M.D., A. Granata, M.D., F. Luzza, M.D., F. Arrigo, M.D., G. Oreto, M.D. 268

The Effect of Intracoronary Fibroblast Growth Factor-2 on Restenosis after Primary Angioplasty or Stent Placement in a Pig Model of Atherosclerosis

M. J. Post, M.D., PH.D., R. J. Laham, M.D., R. E. Kuntz, M.D., FACC, D. Novicki, PH.D., M. Simons, M.D., FACC 271

Rescue Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft—A Descriptive Analysis of the Changing Interface between Interventional Cardiologist and Cardiac Surgeon

M. R. Adams, M.B.B.S., PH.D., J. L. Orford, M.B.CH.B., M.P.H., G. J. Blake, M.B., M.CS., M. V. Wainstein, M.D., J. G. Byrne, M.D., A. P. Selwyn, M.D. 280

Lipoprotein(a) Was an Independent Predictor for Major Coronary Events in Treated Hypertensive Men

Agewall, M.D., PH.D., and B. Fagerberg, M.D., PH.D. 287

Short- and Long-Term Changes of Flow-Mediated Vasodilation in Patients under Statin Therapy

M. Frick, M.D., H. F. Alber, M.D., H. Hügel, S. P. Schwarzacher, M.D., O. Pachinger, M.D., F. Weidinger, M.D. 291

Potential for Use of Pulse Wave Analysis in Determining the Interaction between Sildenafil and Glyceryl Trinitrate

M. F. O'Rourke, M.D., D.SC., and W. W. Nichols, PH.D. 295

Progress in Clinical Trials

AMIGO (Atherectomy before Multilink Stenting Includes Lumen Gain in Clinical Outcome) 300
AZACS (Azithromycin in Acute Coronary Syndromes) 300
DANAMI-2 (The Danish Trial in Acute Coronary Angioplasty in Acute Myocardial Infarction) 301
HARDBALL (Heart Allograft Rejection: Detection with Breath Alkanes in Low Level) 301
InSync ICD Clinical Trial 301
MADIT-II (Multicenter Autonomic Defibrillator Implantation Trial) 302
OVERTURE (Omapatrilat Versus Enalapril Randomized Trial of Utility in Reducing Events) 302
WIZARD (Weekly Intervention with Zithromax for Atherosclerosis and Its Related Disorders) 303
REMATCH (Randomized Evaluation of Mechanical Assistance for Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure) 303

Images in Cardiology

Inappropriate Firing of an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator due to 60 Cycle Noise

F. R. Angella, M.D., J. B. Conti, M.D., M. D. Gonzalez, M.D., A. B. Curtis, M.D. 304

Short Communication

Primary (Isolated) Meningococcal Pericarditis

D. R. Morgan, B.MED.SCI., M.B., MRCP, M. Spence, M.B., MRCP, M. Crowe, M.B., MRCPI, MRCPATH, D. B. O'Keeffe, B.SC., M.D., FRCP 305

Profiles in Cardiology

Dennis V. Cokkinos

M. B. Gravanis, M.D. 308

Continuing Medical Education

Articles in Brief A18

Calendar A16A

 

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