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Vol. 27, No. 6
June 2004


Thrombolytic Therapy in Morbidly Obese Patients

C. R. Conti, M.D., M.A.C.C. 311


The Decision to Anticoagulate: Assessing whether Benefits Outweigh the Risks for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

G. Merli, M.D., and H. H. Weitz, M.D. 313

Clinical Investigations

Panic Disorders and Agoraphobia: Side Effects of Treatment with an Implantable Cardioverter/Defibrillator

F. Godemann, M.D., C. Butter, M.D., F. Lampe, M.D., M. Linden, M.D., M. Schlegl, M.D., H.-P. Schultheiss, M.D., S. Behrens, M.D. 321

Preventive Therapy in Patients with Insignificantly Narrowed Coronary Arteries: Evaluation of Physician Attitude and Practice

Y. Henkin, M.D., A. Abuful, M.D., C. Yosefi, M.D., A. Elis, M.D., R. Ilia, M.D., Y. Gidron, Ph.D. 328

Impact of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction on Endothelial Function in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

J.-H. Bae, M.D., Ph.D., E. Bassenge, M.D., Ph.D., M.-H. Kim, M.D., Ph.D., K.-R. Park, M.D., K.-Y. Kim, M.D., Y.-C. Synn, M.D., M. Schwemmer, M.D. 333

High Remnant Lipoprotein Levels in Patients with Variant Angina

K. Miwa, M.D., T. Makita, M.D., K. Ishii, M.D., N. Okuda, M.D., A. Taniguchi, M.D. 338

Role of Endogenous Adenosine in Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

T. Yavuz, M.D., B. Bertolet, M.D., Y. Bebooul, M.D., B. Tunerir, M.D., R. Aslan, M.D., A. Ocal, M.D., E. Ybribim, M.D., A. Kutsal, M.D. 343

Beta1-Adrenergic Receptor Gene Polymorphisms and Response to Beta1-Adrenergic Receptor Blockade in Patients with Essential Hypertension

J. Karlsson, L. Lind, M.D., Ph.D., P. Hallberg, M.D., K. Michaëlsson, M.D., Ph.D., L. Kurland, M.D., Ph.D., T. Kahan, M.D., Ph.D., K. Malmqvist, M.D., Ph.D., K. P. Öhman, M.D., Ph.D., F. Nyström, M.D., Ph.D., H. Melhus, M.D., Ph.D. 347

Evaluation of Myocardial Performance Index to Predict Mild Rejection in Cardiac Transplantation

S. T. Toumanidis, M.D., FESC, E. S. Papadopoulou, M.D., N. S. Saridakis, M.D., A. T. Kalantaridou, M.D., E. V. Agapitos, M.D., J. N. Nanas, M.D., FESC, S. F. Stamatelopoulos, M.D., FESC 352

Ibutilide-Induced Alterations in Electrocardiographic and Spatial Vectorcardiographic Descriptors of Ventricular Repolarization

P. Dilaveris, M.D., FESC, A. Theoharis, M.D., P. Giaouris, M.D., A. Anastasopoulos, M.D., B. Zumerle, M.D., G. Tzannetis, M.D., C. Stefanadis, M.D., FESC, FACC 359

Images in Cardiology

Coronary-Pulmonary Fistulae Arising from Multiple Coronary Arteries

C. B. Marcu, M.D., M. Govindan, M.D., A. Ghantous, M.D., T. Donohue, M.D. 337

Isolated Pulmonary Arterial Pulsus Alternans Secondary to Pulmonary Hypertension

J. W. Askew, M.D., and R. W. Lee, M.D. 358

Primary Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Heart

B. Khankirawatana, M.D., and W. L. Ginete, M.D. 368

Progress in Clinical Trials
CAPITAL AMI (Combined Angioplasty and Pharmacological Intervention vs. Thrombolytics Alone in AMI) 364
EASE (Ezetimibe Add-on-to-Statin for Effectiveness Trial) 364
EVEREST I (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge Repair STudy) 364
INSPIRE (AdenosINe Sestamibi Post-InfaRction Evaluation) 365
INVEST (International Verapamil SR-Trandolapril Study): Low Blood Pressure Is Associated with Increased Mortality and Cardiovascular Morbidity (J-Shaped Curve) in Treated Hypertensive Patients with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) 365
Long-Term Follow-Up of Safety and Feasibility of Autologous Skeletal Myoblast Transplantation in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery 366
PAVE (The Left Ventricular-Based Cardiac Stimulation Post AV Nodal Ablation Evaluation Study) 366
POZNAN (Percutaneous Transvenous Transplantation of Autologous Myoblasts in the Treatment of Post-Infarction Heart Failure) 367
SYNERGY (Superior Yield of the New strategy of Enoxaparin, Revascularization & GP IIb/IIIa inhibitors) 367
Short Communication

Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy Using the Metallic Valvulotome Technique in a Critically Ill Adult

D. E. Ward, M.D., FRCP, and M. A. Tanner, MBBS, MRCP 369

Profiles in Cardiology

Attilio Maseri

C. R. Conti, M.D., M.A.C.C. 371

Continuing Medical Education

Articles in Brief A21
Calendar A32
Instructions to Authors A34

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