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Vol. 25, No.9
September  2002


Is "Optimal" Blood Pressure an Attainable Goal?

C. R. Conti, M.D., M.A.C.C. 403


Timing of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Following Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Critical Literature Review

A. W. Crossman, M.D., H. J. D'Agostino, Jr., M.D., S. A. Geraci, M.D. 406

Clinical Investigations

Cardioversion of Atrial Fibrillation with Ibutilide: When Is It Most Effective?

M. K. Das, M.D., MRCP, K. Cheriparambil, M.D., A. Bedi, M.D., J. Kassotis, M.D., Ph.D., FACC, C. V. R. Reddy, M.D., FACC, B. Saul, M.D., FACP, FACC, M. Makan, M.D., FACC 411

Diastolic Subclinical Primary Alterations in Marfan Syndrome and Marfan-Related Disorders

M. C. Porciani, M.D., L. Giurlani, M.D., A. Chelucci, M.D., G. Pepe, M.D., B. Giusti, b.s., T. Brunelli, b.s., M. Attanasio, B.S., P. Martinucci, M.D., R. Fattori, M.D., R. Abbatea, M.D., G. F. Gensini, M.D. 416

Angiotensin Receptor Antagonist Losartan Improves Endothelial Function of Epicardial Coronary Arteries in Patients with Essential Hypertension

Y.-B. Deng, M.D., Ph.D., H.-Y. Yang, M.D., C.-L. Li, M.D., Q. Chang, M.D. 422

Detection of Occult Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Patients without Prior Clinical History of Myocardial Infarction by Technetium-99m Sestamibi Myocardial Perfusion Gated
Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography

S.-S. Yao, M.D., K. Nichols, Ph.D., E. G. DePuey, M.D., A. Rozanski, M.D. 429

Medical Treatment of Patients with Stable Angina Pectoris Referred for Coronary Angiography: Failure of Treatment or Failure to Treat

S. Carasso, M.D., W. Markiewicz, M.D. 436

Images in Cardiology

A Coronary-Left Ventricular Fistula Associated with Myocardial Ischemia

M.-H. Huang, M.D., Ph.D., L. Xavier, M.D., T. K. Walsh, D.O., D. A. Morrison, M.D. 441

Profiles in Cardiology

Arthur Hollman

D. M. Krikler, M.D., FACC 442

Continuing Medical Education

Articles in Brief A16

Calendar A15



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