Vol.41, No.2, 2000


Special Article:
A Mechanistic Analysis of Reduced Mechanical Performance in Human Heart Failure.
Norman R. Alpert, et. al.


Review Article:

Molecular Mechanism of Mechanical Stress-induced Cardiac Hypertrophy.
Issei Komuro.


Clinical Studies:

Intracoronary Serum Smooth Muscle Myosin Heavy Chain Levels Following PTCA may Predict Restenosis.
Yasuhiro Tsuchio, et. al.

Usefulness of Pulse-wave Doppler Tissue Sampling and Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography for Identification of False Positive Inferior Wall Defects in SPECT.
Suat Altinmakas, et. al.

Magnetic Resonance Coronary Angiography in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: Analysis of Coronary Arterial Blood Flow Velocity Pattern.
Toshihiro Toyoshima, et. al.

Coronary Artery Disease and Infection with Chlamydia Pneumonia.
Asuman H. Kaftan, et. al.

QT Intervals and Heart Rate Variability in Hypertensive Patients.
Asuman H. Kaftan, et. al.

Polymorphisms of Tumor Necrosis Factor-カ and Interleukin-10 Genes in Japanese Patients with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
Masahiro Ito, et. al.


Experimental Studies:

Experimental Study of the Effects of Multi-site Sequential Ventricular Pacing on the Prophylaxis of Ventricular Fibrillation.
Kaoru Okishige, et. al.

Screening for Cardiac Dysfunction in Asymptomatic Patients by Measuring B-type Natriuretic Peptide Levels.
Toru Suzuki, et. al.


Case Reports:

Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia from the Anterobasal Left Ventricle.
Kazuhiro Kondo, et. al.

Patient with Atrioventricular Node Reentrant Tachycardia with Eccentric Retrograde Left-sided Activation: Treatment with Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation.
Koichi Sakabe, et. al.

Occlusion of Azygos Vein Via Direct Percutaneous Puncture of Innominate Vein Following Cavopulmonary Anastomosis.
Ming-Ren Chen, et. al.

Cyanosis Caused by a Huge Obstructive Right Ventricular Fibroma.
Jiunn-Ren, et. al.