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Vol. 21, No. 6
July 1998


Myocardial Infarction: Summary of the TIMI Trials [full text]

C. R. Conti, M.D. 459

Evidence-Based Medicine: Progress but Not a Final Solution [full text]

A. Maseri, M.D., FACC 463


Cardiac Involvement in Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome-- A Review to Push Action

J. Milei, M.D., Ph.D., D. Grana, V.M.D., G. F. Alonso, M.D., Ph.D., L. Matturri, M.D., on behalf of the Committee for the Study of Cardiac Involvement in AIDS 465

Inducible Nitric Oxide Synthase and Atherosclerosis

U. Ikeda, M.D., Y. Maeda, M.D., K. Shimada, M.D. 473

Clinical Investigations

"Nonspecific" Chest Pain Associated with High Long-Term Mortality: Results from the Primary Prevention Study in Göteborg, Sweden

L. Wilhelmsen, M.D., Ph.D., A. Rosengren, M.D., Ph.D., M. Hagman, M.D., G. Lappas, B.Sc. 477

Additional Antianginal and Anti-Ischemic Efficacy of Mibefradil in Patients Concomitantly Treated with Long-Acting Nitrates for Chronic Stable Angina Pectoris

W. H. Frishman, M.D., N. Bittar, M.D., S. Glasser, M.D., G. Habib, M.D., W. Smith, M.D., R. Pordy, M.D. 483

Comparison of the Potassium Channel Blocker Tedisamil with the Beta-Adrenoceptor Blocker Esmolol and the Calcium Antagonist Gallopamil in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

V. Mitrovic, M.D., Ph.D., E. Oehm, M.D., J. Thormann, M.D., H. Pitschner, M.D., W. Haberbosch, M.D., Ph.D. 492

Telemetry Outside Critical Care Units: Patterns of Utilization and Influence on Management Decisions

C. A. Sivaram, M.D., J. H. Summers, M.D., N. Ahmed, M.D. 503

Twenty-Four-Hour Ambulatory Oxygen Desaturation and Electrocardiographic Recording in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

A. Noda, Ph.D., R. Ito, T. Okada, M.D., Ph.D., F. Yasuma, M.D., Ph.D., FCCP, N. Nakashima, M.D., Ph.D., M. Yokota, M.D., Ph.D., FACC  506

Images in Cardiology

Papillary Muscle Rupture During Acute Myocardial Infarction [full text]

J.-W. Ha, M.D., Ph.D., N. Chung, M.D., S.-Y. Cho, M.D., M.-S. Kang, M.D., S.-H. Cho, M.D. 511

Progress in Clinical Trials

SOAR (Safety of Orbofiban in Acute coronary Research) 513
EPISTENT (Evaluation of GPIIb/IIIa Platelet Inhibitor for Stenting) 513
Prevalence of Valvular Abnormalities in Patients Exposed to Dexfenfluramine: Results of a Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial 514
ACME (Angioplasty Compared to Medicine): Five-Year Clinical and Economic Outcomes 514

Short Communications

Unrecognized Major Bleeding Following Thrombolysis for Acute Myocardial Infarction Presenting with Syncope

N. Cohen, M.D., R. Zaidenstein, M.D., A. Blatt, M.D., D. A. Sarafian, M.D., I. Litinsky, M.D., D. Modai, M.D. 516

Simultaneous Manifestation of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Nephrotic Syndrome

T. Meyer, M.D., Ph.D., F. Schulze, M.D., H.-J. Gröne, M.D., H. Kreuzer, M.D. 519

A Case of Atypical Aortic Coarctation with Refractory Congestive Heart Failure--Treatment with Axillo-Iliac Artery Bypass

K. Nakao, M.D., J. Shibata, M.D., S. Kikutake, M.D., T. Nagata, M.D., K. Uraguchi, M.D., Y. Hidaka, M.D., T. Imaizumi, M.D. 523

Restoration of Coronary Blood Flow by Single Bolus Injection of the GPIIb/IIIa Receptor Antagonist c7E3 Fab in a Patient with Acute Myocardial Infarction of Recent Onset

H. Domanovits, M.D., M. Nikfardjam, M.D., K. Janata, M.D., S. Hornykewycz, M.D., G. Maurer, M.D., A. N. Laggner, M.D., K. Huber, M.D. 525

An Adult Case of Kawasaki Disease with Multiplex Coronary Aneurysms and Myocardial Infarction: The Role of Transesophageal Echocardiography

T. Habon, M.D., K. Toth, M.D., Ph.D., M. Keltai, M.D., Ph.D., M. Lengyel, M.D., Sc.D., I. Palik, M.D., Ph.D. 529

Profiles in Cardiology

John Ferriar

W. B. Fye, M.D., M.A. 533

Book Reviews

Congenital Heart Disease: Textbook of Angiocardiography, Vols. I & II 535
Intravascular Ultrasound 535
Nonpharmacological Management of Atrial Fibrillation 535
Congenital Heart Disease in Adults, 2nd Edition 536