December 2009

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Volume 21 Issue 12
From the Department of Cardiology, Royal Hospital, Muscat, Oman. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted May 21, 2009, provisional acceptance given June 8, 2009, final version accepted June 24…
From the *University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, and §Nova Southeastern College of Medicine, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The authors report no conflict…
From the †Total Cardiovascular Solutions Private Limited, and Sheth V.S.General Hospital, Ahmedabad, India. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted June 19, 2009, provisional acceptance given J…
Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection — A Diagnosis To Be Considered in Young Patients Presenting with Acute Myocardial Infarction From the ‡Emergency Department, Hospital de Messejana, Fortaleza, Brazil, *Haemodynamics, Hospital Mont Klinikum, For…
From the Department of Cardiology, Shanghai Minhang District Central Hospital, Shanghai, China. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted May 4, 2009, provisional acceptance given June 23, 2009,…
From the †Department of Cardiology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva, and the 'Sackler' Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, ‡Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, 1st Cardiology Department, Athens, Greece. The authors report no c…
From the Cardiovascular Intervention Department, University Hospitals of Leicester, United Kingdom. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted May 29, 2009, provisional acceptance given August 11,…
Case Description. A 24-year-old male without coronary risk factors came to our office for recent-onset exertional angina associated with shortness of breath. His medical history was notable for Kawasaki’s disease at the age of two. A stress test show…
Late-Acquired Stent Malapposition after Sirolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation following Acute Coronary Syndrome: Angiographic, IVUS, OCT and Coronary Angioscopic Observation ABSTRACT: Drug-eluting stents (DES) have been shown to significantly reduce…
Avoiding Intelligence Failures in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory: Strategies for the Safe and Rational Use of Dalteparin or Enoxaparin during Percutaneous Coronary Intervention ABSTRACT: Low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) has been a mainsta…