Vol 4, No 1 (February 2014): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Original Article

Predictive value of exercise myocardial perfusion imaging in the Medicare population: the impact of the ability to exercise
Deborah H. Kwon, Venu Menon, Penny Houghtaling, Elizabeth Lieber, Richard C. Brunken, Manuel D. Cerqueira, Wael A. Jaber
Compliance of pharmacological treatment for non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes with contemporary guidelines: influence on outcomes
Hélder Dores, Carlos Aguiar, Jorge Ferreira, Jorge Mimoso, Sílvia Monteiro, Filipe Seixo, José Ferreira Santos, On behalf of Portuguese Registry on Acute Coronary Syndromes (ProACS) Investigators
Utility of balloon assisted technique in trans catheter closure of very large (≥35 mm) atrial septal defects
Ajith Ananthakrishna Pillai, Vidhyakar Rangaswamy Balasubramanian, Raja Selvaraj, Maheshkumar Saktheeswaran, Santhosh Satheesh, Balachander Jayaraman
Effect of carvedilol on atrial remodeling in canine model of atrial fibrillation
Jun Kishihara, Shinichi Niwano, Hiroe Niwano, Yuya Aoyama, Akira Satoh, Jun Oikawa, Michiro Kiryu, Hidehira Fukaya, Yoshihiko Masaki, Hideaki Tamaki, Tohru Izumi, Junya Ako

Case Report

4D-flow MRI of double aortic arch in a 14-year-old patient
Nadya Al-Wakeel, Sebastian Kelle, Mustafa Yigitbasi, Felix Berger, Titus Kuehne
A case of a fibroelastoma and patent foramen ovale in a patient with prior stroke
Laura Vaskelyte, Petar Risteski, Stefan Bertog, Ilona Hofmann, Sylvia Hartmann, Horst Sievert
Very large left atrial myxoma: an unusual differential diagnosis of bronchial hyper-reactivity
Christina Grothusen, Jan Schöttler, Jochen Cremer, Norbert Frey, Christoph Langer

Art and Medicine

Cardiac Chaos
Lori Shocket, Siegfried Knop