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Vol. 20, No. 9
September 1997


Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter: Rapid Conversion to Sinus Rhythm with Ibutilide

C. R. Conti, M.D.            745


Coronary Arteriovenous Fistulas: Collective Review and Management of Six New Cases-Changing Etiology, Presentation, and Treatment Strategy

S.A.M. Said, M.D., M.I.H. El Gamal, M.D., FRCP, T. van der Werf, M.D., Ph.D.     748

Evaluation and Treatment Strategies in Patients at High Risk of Sudden Death Post Myocardial Infarction

R. D. Underwood, M.D., J. Sra, M.D., M. Akhtar, M.D.      753

Clinical Investigations

Rapid Myoglobin Analysis to Assess Coronary Artery Reperfusion after Acute Myocardial Infarction

H. S. Lee, M.B., B.Ch, M.D., MRCP, S. J. Cross, M.B., Ch.B., M.D., MRCP, K. Jennings, M.D., MBBS, FRCP     759

Direct Conversion of Atrial Flutter to Sinus Rhythm with Low-Output, Short-Duration Transesophageal Atrial Pacing

H. Ajisaka, M.D., T. Hiraki, M.D., H. Ikeda, M.D., I. Kubara, M.D., T. Yoshida, M.D., M. Ohga, M.D., T. Imaizumi, M.D.     762

The Risk of Coronary Artery Disease after Heart Transplantation Is Increased in Patients Receiving Low-Dose Cyclosporine, Regardless of Blood Cyclosporine Levels

A. Gamba, M.D., F. Mamprin, M.D., R. Fiocchi, M.D., M. Senni, M.D., G. Troise, M.D., P. Ferrazzi, M.D., R. Ferrara, B.Sc., G. Corbetta, B.Sc.     767

Relationship between Exercise Hyperpnea, Hemodynamics, and Blood Gases before and during Glyceryl Trinitrate Infusion in Patients with Exercise-Induced Elevation of Pulmonary Artery Wedge Pressure

L. H. Jørgensen, M.D., E. Thaulow, M.D., Ph.D., FESC, FACC, H. E. Refsum, M.D., Ph.D., FESCI     773

Exercise Technetium 99m Sestamibi Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography Late after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Long-Term Follow-Up

A. Desideri, M.D., G. Candelpergher, M.D., P. Zanco, M.D., G. Suzzi, M.D., R. Terlizzi, M.D., N. Borsato, M.D., G. Colangeli, M.D., C. Daskalakis, M.D., F. Chierichetti, M.D., L. Celegon, M.D.     779

Quantitative Evaluation of Blood Flow Distribution to Exercising and Resting Skeletal Muscles in Patients with Cardiac Dysfunction Using Whole-Body Thallium-201 Scintigraphy

O. Wada, M.D., H. Asanoi, M.D., K. Miyagi, M.D., S. Ishizaka, M.D., T. Kameyama, M.D., H. Ishise, M.D., H. Seto, M.D., H. Inoue, M.D.     785

Cardiac Repolarization Interval in End-Stage Diabetic and Nondiabetic Renal Disease

M. Kirvelä, M.D., L. Toivonen, M.D., L. Lindgren, M.D.     791

Clinical Pathologic Correlations

Nonneoplastic Diseases of Aorta and Pulmonary Trunk-Part II

B. F. Waller, M.D., J. D. Clary, P.A.-C, T. Rohr, P.A.-C     798

Special Article

Calculating Vascular Resistances

J. W. Skimming, M.D., S. Cassin, Ph.D., W. W. Nichols, Ph.D.     805

Short Communications

Retroperitoneal Fibrosis and Infection of an Aortic Graft Prosthesis: Diagnosis and Therapeutic Problems

C. Cuny, M.D., B. Chauffert, M.D., B. Lorcerie, M.D., F. Martin, M.D.     810

Transesophageal Echocardiographic Evaluation of Aortitis

K. M. Harris, M.D., D. J. Malenka, M.D., J. F. Plehn, M.D.     813

Profiles in Cardiology

Karl Rokitanski

Z. Fejfar, M.D., L. Hlavackova     816