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Volume 2,Issue 4,2005 Table of Contents

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Anemia treatment and left ventricular hypertrophy in non-dialysis chronic kidney disease
  Robert N. Foley and Peter A. McCullough
  2005,2(4):195 [Abstract]  [View PDF(532.67 K)]
Renal function after renal artery stenting
  George S. Hanzel, Peter A. McCullough and Mark Downes
  2005,2(4):196-197 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.13 M)]

Clinical Research

Assessment of left atrial appendage function by transesophageal echocardiography in patients two weeks after acute coronary syndromes
  Grzegorz Piotrowski, Zenon Gawor, Dariusz Timler, Jozef Tazbir
  2005,2(4):198-201 [Abstract]  [View PDF(2.17 M)]
In-hospital outcome of elderly patients with acute coronary syndromes treated with platelet glycoprotein Ilb/IIIa blockers
  Julian Booker, Hisham Dokainish, Nasser Lakkis
  2005,2(4):203-205 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.38 M)]
Determination of the optimal atrioventricular and interventricular delays in cardiac resynchronization therapy
  Hongxia NIU, Wei HUA, Shu ZHANG, Fangzheng WANG, Keping CHEN, Xin CHEN
  2005,2(4):207-210 [Abstract]  [View PDF(2.20 M)]
Plasma N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide levels in elderly patients with isolated diastolic dysfunction
  Yixin SONG, Qing LIN, Xiaomin SHI, Yunyun QI
  2005,2(4):211-215 [Abstract]  [View PDF(2.86 M)]
Long-term effect of stenting in unprotected left main coronary artery disease in the elderly
  Caiyi LU, Shiwen WANG, Lingling LIU, Qiao XUE, Xinli WU, Taohong HU,Pingshuan DONG,Zhiping WANG,Shenfang TIAN,Pinfa LIU and Jicai ZANG
  2005,2(4):218-222 [Abstract]  [View PDF(2.89 M)]
Serum response factor play a regulative role in the gene ex-pression in heart failure
  Xiaoxia WU,Xiaoxia WU, Guang ZHI, Tao WAN and Jiajin WU
  2005,2(4):223-227 [Abstract]  [View PDF(3.19 M)]
Relationship between skin fold thickness and insulin resistance in the essential hypertensive patients in Vietnam
  Toan C Nguyen, Khoa TA Pham, Quyen TL Do, Cuong T Nguyen, Diep D Nguyen Vinh G Le, Cong D Nguyen
  2005,2(4):228-232 [Abstract]  [View PDF(3.13 M)]
Anti-inflammatory and profibrinolytic effect of tetramethylpyrazine in acute coronary syndromes
  Haiyun WU, Qiang XU, Shiwen WANG and Chengyun WEI
  2005,2(4):233-235 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.57 M)]

Laboratory Research

Neuregulin-1 therapy improved cardiac function and reduced ANPmRNA expression in post myocardial infarction rats with cardiac dysfunction
  Yuanfang LI, Naisheng CAI, Xinghua GU, Jingmin ZHOU, Keqiang WANG, Yunzeng ZOU, Junbo GE
  2005,2(4):236-239 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.98 M)]
Amlodipine inhibits matrix metalloproteinases expression and secretion in mouse macrophage
  YaminCAO, Shiwen WANG, Haiyun WU
  2005,2(4):240-242 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.89 M)]


Reducing cholesterol to prevent coronary heart disease
  Matthew J. Sorrentino
  2005,2(4):243-247 [Abstract]  [View PDF(3.04 M)]
Epidemiology and prevention of adverse drug reactions in the elderly
  Lexin WANG
  2005,2(4):248-253 [Abstract]  [View PDF(3.20 M)]
Age-associated alternations in cardiac P -adrenergic receptor signaling
  Jing MA,Shiwen WANG and Ruiping XIAO
  2005,2(4):254-257 [Abstract]  [View PDF(2.31 M)]

Editorial Comment

Left atrial appendage in acute coronary syndromes: small but not insignificant
  Mingpeng SHE
  2005,2(4):202 [Abstract]  [View PDF(512.16 K)]
Acute coronary syndromes: more or less antithrombotic medi-cation for the elderly?
  Shiwen WANG, Haiyun WU
  2005,2(4):206 [Abstract]  [View PDF(724.23 K)]
Understanding heart failure in the elderly with respect to diastolic dysfunction and role for natriuretic peptides
  Thomas G. Allison
  2005,2(4):216-217 [Abstract]  [View PDF(1.21 M)]