Volume 21 Number 1 January 2005

1-12 New Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Cardioembolic Stroke

13-18 Ankle-brachial Index Measured by an Automated Oscillometric Method as a Predictor of Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

  • Ho-Ming Su, Wen-Chol Voon, Wen-Ter Lai, Kun-Tai Lee, Chin-Sheng Chu,Tsung-Hsien Lin and Sheng-Hsiung Sheu
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19-20 Subclinical Disease as Surrogate Endpoint of Cardiovascular Disease Events: Ankle-brachial Index as an Example

21-27 Valvular Replacement for Patients with Aortic Stenosis and Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction

30-34 Surgical Ligation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Surgical Ligation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in

  • Haw-Kwei Hwang,1 Ming-Ren Chen,1,4 Shye-Jao Wu,3 Hsin-An Kao,2 Chyong-Hsin Hsu,Han-Yang Hung2 and Shou-Hsien Hou32
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35-36 Surgical Treatment of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Premature Infants with Extremely Low Birth Weight

37-45 Denaturing High-performance Liquid Chromatography Screening for KvLQT1 Gene Variations in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

  • Ling-Ping Lai,1,2 Chia-Ti Tsai,2 Yi-Ning Su,3 Juey-Jen Hwang,2 Chwen-Fang Lee,1 Kwan-Lih Hsu,2 Fu-Tien Chiang,2 Chuen-Den Tseng,2 Yung-Zu Tseng2 and Jiunn-Lee Lin2
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46-48 Complexity Beyond the Study of Monogenetic Arrhythmogenic Syndromes

49-53 Non-small Cell Lung Cancer with Superior Vena Cava Syndrome Effectively Treated with Implantation of Intravascular Stent and Chemotherapy  A Case Report and Review of the Literature

54-57 Complete Repair of Interrupted Aortic Arch with Ventricular Septal Defect in a Premature Weighing 1600 Grams  A Case Report

58-61 Successful Resuscitation for Cardiac Rupture with Timely Diagnosis Aided by Hand-carried Echocardiography  A Case Report

  • Chi-Tung Yang,1 Shi-Chi Liu,2 Shu-Chien Huang,3 Wei-Tien Chang,2 Juey-Jen Hwang1 and Wen-Jone Chen2
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62-67 Brugada Syndrome in the Elderly in Taiwan  Report of Two Cases