Vol.41, No.4, 2000


Review Article:
Evaluation of the Heart with Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Jun-ichi Suzuki, et. al.


Clinical Studies:

Leukocyte-depleted Continuous Blood Cardioplegia for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
Noriyuki Murai, et. al.

Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography for the Diagnosis of Myocardial Viability: Assessment of Left Ventricular Systolic Velocities in Longitudinal Axis by Pulsed Doppler Tissue Imaging.
Tian Jun, et. al.

What Determines the Heart Rate Response to Exercise in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation?
Kenji Ueshima, et. al.

Right Atrial Appendage Function in Patients with Chronic Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation.
Mehmet Bilge, et. al.

Prolongation of QT Interval and Ventricular Septal Hypertrophy.
Nobuo Kotajima, et. al.

Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defect with a CardioSEAL Device.
Betau Hwang, et. al.


Experimental Studies:

Preceding Stimulus Frequency-Dependent Potentiation of the Postrest Shortening of the Action Potential Duration in Rabbits.
Naohiko Takahashi, et. al.

Inducible Nitric Oxid-Mediated Myocardial Apoptosis Contributes to Graft Failure during Acute Cardiac Allograft Rejection in Mice.
Wataru Takahashi, et. al.

Anti-CD2 Monoclonal Antibodies Prevent the Induction of Experimental Autoimmune Myocarditis.
Takayuki Inomata, et. al.


Case Reports:

A Case of Acute Myocardial Infarction Associated with Topical Use of Minoxidil (RiUPR) for Treatment of Baldness.
Hiroshi Satoh, et. al.

Papillary Fibroelastoma of Mitral Valve: A Rare Cause of Transient Ischemic Attack in the Young.
Zehra G嗟basi, et. al.

Marked and Prompt Hemodynamic Improvement by Carperitide in Refractory Congestive Heart Failure due to Dilated Cardiomyopathy.
Migaku Kikuchi, et. al.

Isolated Right Atrial Tear Following Blunt Chest Trauma: Report of Three Cases.
Ber-Ren Fang, et. al.