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Vol. 23, No. 7, June 2000


Cardiovascular Happenings in Europe

C. R. Conti, M.D., M.A.C.C. 471


Right Ventricular Infarction--Diagnosis and Treatment [Full text]
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S. A. Haji, M.D., and A. Movahed, M.D., FACP, FACC 473

Clinical Investigations

Low-Molecular-Weight Heparins in Acute Myocardial Infarction: Rationale and Results of a Pilot Study

A. M. Ross, M.D., K. Coyne, Ph.D., M. Hammond, M.S., C. F. Lundergan, M.D. 483

Prognostic Role of Plasminogen-Activator-Inhibitor-1 Levels in Treatment with Streptokinase of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

Andreja Sinkovic, M.D., Ph.D. 486

Resolution of ST-Segment Elevation after Streptokinase Therapy in Anterior versus Inferior Wall Myocardial Infarction

E. Guzman, M.D., FACC, I. A. Khan, M.D., S. I. Rahmatullah, M.D., C. Verghese, M.D., K. S. Yi, M.D., A. P. Niarchos, M.D., FACC, A. W. Ansari, M.D., FACC, R. A. Cohen, M.D., FACC 490

Angiographic and Scintigraphic (Perfusion and Electrocardiogram-Gated SPECT) Correlates of Clinical Presentation in Unstable Angina

A. Emre, M.D., B. Ersek, M.D., M. Gürsürer, M.D., M. Aksoy, M.D., T. Siber, M.D., Ö. Engin, M.D., K. Yesilçimen, M.D. 495

The Effect of Transient Balloon Occlusion of the Mitral Valve on Left Atrial Appendage Blood Flow Velocity and Spontaneous Echo Contrast

J. Wang, M.D., D. Chung Ann Choo, M.D., X. Zhang, M.B., Q. Yang, B.S., T. Xian, M.D., D. Lu, M.D., S. Jiang, M.D. 501

Intravascular Ultrasound Predictors of Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Patients with Unstable Angina

M. Gyongyosi, M.D., Ph.D., P. Yang, M.D., A. Hassan, M.D., H. Domanovits, M.D., A. Laggner, M.D., F. Weidinger, M.D., D. Glogar, M.D., FESC 507

Relation of Transesophageal Echocardiographic Findings to Subtypes of Cerebral Infarction in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

N. Shinokawa, M.D., T. Hirai, M.D., S. Takashima, M.D., T. Kameyama, M.D., Y. Obata, R.M.S., K. Nakagawa, M.D., H. Asanoi, M.D., H. Inoue, M.D. 517

Circadian Heart Rate Response to Chronotherapy versus Conventional Therapy in Patients with Hypertension and Myocardial Ischemia

S. P. Glasser, M.D., W. Frishman, M.D., W. B. White, M.D., P. Stone, M.D., M. F. Johnson, Ph.D. 524

Failure of Magnesium to Protect Isolated Cardiomyocytes from Effects of Hypoxia or Metabolic Poisoning

M. M. Gallagher, M.D., and A. P. Allshire, Ph.D. 530

Effects of Glibenclamide, a KATP Channel Blocker, on Warm-Up Phenomenon in Type II Diabetic Patients with Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris

K. Övünç, M.D. 535

The Incidence and Consequences of Mental Disturbances in Elderly Patients post Cardiac Surgery--a Comparison with Younger Patients

J.A. Heijmeriks, M.D., W. Dassen, Ph.D., K. Prenger, M.D., Ph.D., H.J.J. Wellens, M.D., Ph.D., FACC 540

Images in Cardiology

Constrictive Pericarditis

A. Farb, M.D., J. M. Kiernan, M.D., R. B. Wallace, M.D. 547

Short Communication

Cox-Maze Procedure for Treatment of Atrial Flutter Associated with an Atrial Septal Defect

H. A. Dakik, M.D., S. Arnaout, M.D., M. Khoury, M.D., M. Obeid, M.D. 548

Profiles in Cardiology

Rudolph Virchow and Cellular Pathology

H. O. Ventura, M.D. 550

Book Review

Cardiac Drug Therapy, 5th, Edition 554