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SEPTEMBER 2001:    Contents

Vol. 24, No. 9, September 2001


Detecting Patients with Symptomatic Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Suitable for Myocardial Revascularization

C. R. Conti, M.D., M.A.C.C.   575


Issues in the Assessment of the Safety and Efficacy of Tenecteplase (TNK-tPA)

C. M. Gibson, M.S., M.D., and S. J. Marble, M.S., R.N.   577

Clinical Investigations

The 4G/5G Promotor Polymorphism of the Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 Gene and Late Lumen Loss after Coronary Stent Placement in Smoking and Nonsmoking Patients

J. R. Ortlepp, M.D., R. Hoffmann, M.D., FESC, A. Killian, M.S. J. Lauscher, M.S., S. Merkelbach-Bruse, Ph.D., P. Hanrath, M.D., FESC, FACC   585

Safety and Potential Cost Savings of Same-Setting Electrophysiologic Testing and Placement of Transvenous Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators

L. A. Pires, M.D., L. M. May, M.S.N, S. Ravi, M.D., V. R. Lal, M.D., J. P. S. Kahlon, M.D.   592

Effect of Ethnicity and Hypertension on Atrial Conduction: Evaluation with High-Resolution P Wave Signal Averaging

E. C. Madu, M.D., FACC, D. S. Baugh, M.D., T. D. Gbadebo, M.D., M.S., A. Dhala, M.D., FACC, S. Cardoso, M.D., Ph.D., for the Phi-Res Multi-Study Group   597

Left Atrial Size in 164 Hypertensive Patients: An Echocardiographic and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Study

M. A. Tedesco, M.D., Ph.D., G. Di Salvo, M.D., G. Ratti, M.D., F. Natale, M.D., D. Iarussi, M.D., A. Iacono, M.D., FESC   603

Continuous Long-Term Dosing with Oral Slow-Release Isosorbide Dinitrate Does Not Reduce Incidence of Cardiac Events in Patients with Healed Myocardial Infarction

K. Kanamasa, M.D., T. Hayashi, M.D., T. Takenaka, M.D., A. Kimura, M.D., A. Ikeda, M.D., K. Ishikawa, M.D., on behalf of the secondary prevention group   608

C-Reactive Protein as a Risk Factor for Left Ventricular Thrombus in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

S. Çelik, M.D., M. Baykan, M.D., C. Erdöl, M.D., K. Kilinç, M.D., A. Örem, M.D., C. Örem, M.D., I. Durmus, M.D.   615

Combined Effects of Cocaine and Nicotine on Cardiovascular Performance in a Canine Model

M. C. Mehta, M.D., A. C. Jain, M.D., M. Billie   620

Short Communications

Psychological Distress across the Course of Care: A Case Study from Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator to Cardiac Transplantation Evaluation

A. S. Eads, Ph.D., S. F. Sears, Jr., Ph.D., S. Marhefka, M.S., J. Aranda, M.D., R. Schofield, M.D., J. B. Conti, M.D.    627

An Iatrogenic Coronary Arteriovenous Fistula Causing a Steal Phenomenon: An Intracoronary Doppler Study

P. Wexberg, M.D., M. Gottsauner-Wolf, M.D., K. Kiss, M.D., G. Steurer, M.D., D. Glogar, M.D., FESC   630

Images In Cardiology

Two Brothers with Mediastinal-Retroperitoneal Fibrosis

T. L. De Backer, M.D., P. Mollet, M.D., and D. L. Clement, M.D., Ph.D.   633

Profiles in Cardiology

Johann and Daniel Bernoulli

W. Bruce Fye, M.D., M.A.   634

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