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Vol. 23, No. 12, December 2000


Decision Making in Cardiology: Judgement Based on Evidence or Experience?

C. R. Conti, M.D., M.A.C.C. 879

Specialized Heart Failure Centers—A Success or an Indicator of the Failure of Our Health Care Delivery System

B. Pitt, M.D., and J. M. Nicklas, M.D. 881


Chagas' Heart Disease [Full text: HTML | PDF]

A. Rassi, Jr., M.D., A. Rassi, M.D., W. C. Little, M.D. 883

Clinical Investigations

Restenosis and Progression of Coronary Disease after Balloon Angioplasty in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

Y. Rozenman, M.D., D. Sapoznikov, Ph.D., M. S. Gotsman, M.D. 890

Lipoprotein(a) Is Related to the Extent of Lesions in the Coronary Vasculature and to Unstable Coronary Syndromes

J. D. Zampoulakis, M.D., B.Sc., A. A. Kyriakousi, M.D., B.Sc., K. A. Poralis, M.D., N. T. Karaminas, M.Sc., I. D. Palermos, M.D., E. T. Chimonas, M.D., D. V. Cokkinos, M.D. 895

Combined Thallium-201 and Dynamic Iodine-123 Iodophenylpentadecanoic Acid Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography in Patients after Acute Myocardial Infarction with Effective Reperfusion

W.-S. Richter, M.D., S. Beckmann, M.D., M. Cordes, M.D., T. Schuppenhauer, M. Schartl, M.D., D. L. Munz, M.D. 902

Effect of Heart Failure Program on Cardiovascular Drug Utilization and Dosage in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

T. M. Ramahi, M.D., M. D. Longo, M.D., K. Rohlfs, R.N., N. Sheynberg, M.D., Ph.D. 909

A Prospective Study of an Algorithm Using Cardiac Troponin I and Myoglobin as Adjuncts in the Diagnosis of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Intermediate Coronary Syndromes in a Veteran's Hospital

A. S. Maisel, M.D., K. Templin, M.N., M. Love, M.N., P. Clopton, M.S. 915

Clinical Significance of Brain Natriuretic Peptide in Patients with Postmyocardial Infarction

P. Bettencourt, M.D., A. Ferreira, M.D., N. Pardal-Oliveira, M.D., M. Pereira, M.D., C. Queirós, M.D., V. Araújo, M.D., M. Cerqueira-Gomes, M.D., Ph.D., M. Júlia Maciel, M.D., Ph.D. 921

Images in Cardiology

Coronary Artery Aneurysm in Kawasaki's Disease

J.-W. Ha, M.D., and H.-Y. Lee, M.D. 928

Profiles in Cardiology

Professor Ignacio Chávez

M. A. Martinez-Rios, M.D. 929

Book Reviews

Cardiology 930
The Foundation of Cardiac Pacing—Part II 930

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