Volume 29 Number 1 January 2013

1-10 Coronary Vasospastic Angina: Current Understanding and the Role of Inflammation

11-18 Effect of 8-Week Combination Therapy with an Extended-Release 1-Blocker (Bunazosin or Doxazosin) in Inadequate Responders to an Angiotensin II Antagonist (Valsartan) in Patients with Stage 1 or 2 Essential Hypertension

19-27 Effects of Anti-Hypertensive Monotherapy with Either Calcium Channel Blocker or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker on Arterial Stiffness, Central Hemodynamics, and Ventriculo-Arterial Coupling in Uncomplicated Hypertension Patients

28-36 Renin-Angiotensin System Genes Polymorphisms and Long-Term Prognosis in Taiwanese Patients with Hypertension and Coronary Artery Disease

  • Cho-Kai Wu, Jen-Kuang Lee, Lian-Yu Lin, Yin-Tsen Huang, Juey-Jen Hwang, Chunn-Lee Lin, Chuen-Den Tseng and Fu-Tien Chiang
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37-48 Baseline Serum Aldosterone-to-Renin Ratio is Associated with the Add-on Effect of Thiazide Diuretics in Non-Diabetic Essential Hypertensives

49-55 Secular Trends in Prescription Patterns of Single-Pill Combinations of an Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Plus a Thiazide Diuretic for Hypertensive Patients in Taiwan

56-63 The Impact of Metabolic Syndrome, Homocysteine, and B Vitamins on Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Hypertensive Patients

  • Chung-Pin Liu, Yen-Hung Lin, Kuan-Yin Pao, Yu-Li Lin, Vin-Cent Wu, Ta-Chen Su, Chi-Sheng Hung, I-Jung Tsai, Churn-Shiouh Gau and Juey-Jen Hwang
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64-70 Cardiac Remodeling, Adaptations and Associated Myocardial Mechanics in Hypertensive Heart Diseases

71-81 LDL Cholesterol Goal Attainment in Hypercholesterolemia: CEPHEUS Indonesian Survey

82-87 Predictors for Regression of Large Secundum Atrial Septal Defects Diagnosed in Infancy

  • Kuan-Miao Lin, Chi-Di Liang, Shao-Ju Chien, Ying-Jui Lin, I-Chun Lin, Mao-Hung Lo, Ting-Hsin Wu and Chien-Fu Huang
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88-93 Comparison of Clinical Features between Typical and Atypical Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: A Single Center, Retrospective, Case-Controlled Study

94-97 Misdiagnosed Chest Pain: Spontaneous Esophageal Rupture

98-101 Surgical Treatment of Pseudoaneurysm of Innominate Artery Infected with Burkholderia Pseudomallei

102-106 Acute Myocardial Infarction in Association with Occult Ovarian Cancer

107-109 Isolated Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula in a Patient with Recurrent Stroke

110-112 Information for Authors