September 2009

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Volume 21 Issue 9
From the *Department of Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Peoria, Illinois; the §Department of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; and £Heartcare Midwest, OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peor…
From the *Department of Cardiology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel; and the §Department of Hematology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.…
From the Department of Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea. The authors report no financial relationships or conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted March 6, 20…
From the *Department of Nephrology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, and the §Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the c…
From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cardiac Cath Lab and *Vascular Medicine and Intervention, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manu…
Treatment of the Budd-Chiari Syndrome (BCS) Caused by Membranous Obstruction of Inferior Vena Cava with Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty: Report of an Amazing Relation between Undiagnosed BCS and Infertility From the Cardiovascular Research Cen…
From the Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute, Sparrow Health System & Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan. The authors report no conflicts of interest regarding the content herein. Manuscript submitted February 12, 2009, provisional…
Many group practices, specialists and primary-care physicians are having their practices assessed in order to determine whether the practice should: (a) remain independent; (b) merge with another practice; or (c) agree to become employed by a hospita…
Very Late Drug-Eluting Stent Thrombosis Related to Incomplete Stent Endothelialization: In-Vivo Demonstration by Optical Coherence Tomography ________________________ ABSTRACT: Very late drug-eluting stent (DES) thrombosis is a rare but potentiall…
ABSTRACT: Post-traumatic ventricular septal defect (VSD) is infrequent, with clinical sequelae ranging from imminent death to complete spontaneous resolution. The most appropriate management strategy is unclear. Careful observation has been advocated…