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Vol. 20, No. 11
November 1997


The Stethoscope: The Forgotten Instrument in Cardiology?

C. R. Conti, M.D.   911


Coronary Artery Vasomotion after Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

V. K. Misra, M.D., M. Agirbasli, M.D., T. A. Fischell, M.D., FACC   915

Clinical Investigations

Doppler Echocardiography Distinguishes Between Physiologic and Pathologic "Silent" Mitral Regurgitation in Patients with Rheumatic Fever

L. L. Minich, M.D., L. Y. Tani, M.D., L. T. Pagotto, M.D., R. E. Shaddy, M.D., L. G. Veasy, M.D.   924

Detection of Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Abnormalities in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease by Color Kinesis

A. Vitarelli, M.D., FACC, S. Sciomer, M.D., M. Schina, M.D., M. Ferro Luzzi, M.D., A. Dagianti, M.D., FESC   927

The Role of Cardiac Troponin T and Other New Biochemical Markers in Evaluation and Risk Stratification of Patients with Acute Chest Pain Syndromes

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B. C. Solymoss, M.D., Ph.D., M. G. Bourassa, M.D., E. Wesolowska, M.D., P. Théroux, M.D., I. Dryda, M.D., L. Mondor, R.T., D. Perrault, R.N., B. M. Gilfix, M.D., Ph.D.   934

Sensitivity and Specificity of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction by Echocardiographic Automated Border Detection: Comparison with Radionuclide Ventriculography

R. J. Lucariello, M.D., Y. Sun, Ph.D., G. Doganay, M.D., S. A. Chiaramida, M.D.   943

Symptomatic Improvement and Reduced Hospitalization for Patients Attending a Cardiomyopathy Clinic

L. E. Smith, M.D., S. A. Fabbri, R.N., R. Pai, M.D., D. Ferry, M.D., J. T. Heywood, M.D.   949

Left Ventricular Mass Assessed by Three-Dimensional Echocardiography Using Rotational Acquisition

O. Rodevand, M.D., R. Bjornerheim, M.D., Ph.D., O. Kolbjornsen, Stat. Eng., H. Ihlen, M.D., Ph.D., J. Kjekshus, M.D., Ph.D.   957

Clinical Pathologic Correlations

Nonneoplastic Diseases of Aorta and Pulmonary Trunk–Part IV

B. F. Waller, M.D., J. D. Clary, P.A.-C, T. Rohr, P.A.-C   964

Short Communications

Aortic Valve Aneurysm after Acute Endocarditis

D. Plein, M.D., G. Van Camp, M.D., M. Derluyn, M.D., J.-L. Vandenbossche, M.D., Ph.D.   969

Isolated Right Ventricular Infarction Presenting as Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction on Electrocardiography

A. Porter, M.D., I. Herz, M.D., B. Strasberg, M.D.   971

Profiles in Cardiology

Olof Rudbeck

S.-G. Fransson, M.D., Ph.D.   974