September 2008

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Volume 20 Issue 9
(Left Ventricleto-Right Atrium) Defect Complicated by Transient Hemolysis in an Octogenarian Author Affiliations: From the *Department of Pediatrics, University of Nevada School of Medicine and the Childrens Heart Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, and the…
In Emergent Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Myocardial Infarction Complicated by Cardiogenic Shock and Cardiac ArrestAuthor Affiliations: From the UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. The authors report no conflicts of interest regard…
Author Affiliations: From the *Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, and §Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California. The authors report no…
Author Affiliations: From the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted February 4, 2008, provisio…
Author Affiliations: From the Department of Cardiology and Hypertension, Institute of Cardiology, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Cracow, Poland, and the *Department of Interventional Cardiology, Institute of Cardiology, Jagiellonian Univer…
Author Affiliations: From the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, and the *Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. Disclosures: Dr. Brilakis has received speaker honoraria from St. J…
Dear Editor,The recent Clinical Outcomes Utilizing Revascularization and Aggressive Drug Evaluation (COURAGE) Trial1 has generated substantial concern in the lay as well as medical presses regarding potential excesses in percutaneous coronary interve…
Case DescriptionWe report the case of a 61-year-old female with atypical chest pain associated with electrocardiographic (ECG) changes (T-wave inversion in V2–V6 and I–II–aVL) (Figure 1) with left ventricular apical dysfunction on transthoracic echoc…
ABSTRACT: Unfractionated heparin (UFH) has been the standard choice of adjunctive antithrombotic therapy during elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Evidence is emerging that intravenous (IV) enoxaparin may offer similar benefits to UFH…
ABSTRACT: We describe the case of a 70-year old male with total occlusion of the left superficial femoral artery (SFA) treated with percutaneous implantation of a self-expanding nitinol stent. The patient’s course post-stent implantation was complica…