Volume 33 Number 1 January 2017

1-9 Review of Treatment for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm, and the Modern Experience of Multi-Branched Endograft in Taiwan

10-19 Comparison of Clinical Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Coronary Intervention with Drug-Eluting Stents or Bare-Metal Stents: A Nationwide Population Study

  • Shih-Hsien Sung, Tzu-Ching Chen, Hao-Min Cheng, Jia-Chun Lee, Hui-Chu Lang and Chen-Huan Chen
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160608A
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20-27 Retrograde Approach is as Effective and Safe as Antegrade Approach in Contemporary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusion: A Taiwan Single-Center Registry Study

  • Chih-Kuo Lee, Ying-Hsien Chen, Mao-Shin Lin, Chih-Fan Yeh, Chi-Sheng Hung, Hsien-Li Kao and Ching-Chang Huang
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160131A
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28-33 Three-Year Clinical Outcomes of a Polymer-Free Paclitaxel-Eluting Microporous Stent in Real-World Practice: Final Results of the Safety and Efficacy Registry of the Yinyi Stent (SERY-I)

  • Jinzhou Zhu, Qi Zhang, Lianglong Chen, Chenyun Zhang, Xuchen Zhou, Yong Yuan and Ruiyan Zhang
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160131B
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34-40 Hsa-mir-499 rs3746444 T/C Polymorphism is Associated with Increased Risk of Coronary Artery Disease in a Chinese Population

41-49 A Novel Marker of Impaired Aortic Elasticity in Never Treated Hypertensive Patients: Monocyte/High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Ratio

  • Kadriye Gayretli Yayla, Ugur Canpolat, Çagri Yayla, Mehmet Kadri Akboga, Ahmet Akyel, Ahmet Akdi, Gökhan Çiçek, Firat Ozcan, Osman Turak and Sinan Aydogdu
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160427A
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50-57 Functional Remodeling of Both Atria is Associated with Occurrence of Stroke in Patients with Paroxysmal and Persistent Atrial Fibrillation

  • Hsuan-Ming Tsao, Wei-Chih Hu, Ping-Huang Tsai, Chao-Lin Lee, Hsueh-Han Wang, Shih-Lin Chang, Tze-Fan Chao and Shih-Ann Chen
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160411A
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58-65 The Effects of Ivabradine on Left Ventricular Synchronization and Tei Index in Patients with Systolic Heart Failure

  • Fatma Hizal Erdem, Serkan Ozturk, Selçuk Öztürk, Alim Erdem, Selim Ayhan, Mustafa Öztürk, Ibrahim Dönmez, Davut Baltaci and Mehmet Yazici
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160205B
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66-73 A Case-Crossover Study between Fine Particulate Matter Elemental Composition and Emergency Admission with Cardiovascular Disease

  • Zhijun Huang, Yuqing Zhou, Yao Lu, Yizhu Duan, Xiaohong Tang, Qihong Deng and Hong Yuan
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160118B
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74-80 Epicardial Adiposity is Associated with Microalbuminuria in Patients with Essential Hypertension

  • Mujgan Tek Ozturk, Fatma Ayerden Ebinç, Gülay Ulusal Okyay and Aysun Akbal Kutlugün
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160418A
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81-91 Deficiency of Endothelial Progenitor Cells Associates with Graft Thrombosis in Patients Undergoing Endovascular Therapy of Dysfunctional Dialysis Grafts

  • Tsung-Yan Chen, Lin Lin, Mu-Yang Hsieh, Jui-Cheng Kuo, Chia-Ling Wang, Ren-Huei Wang, Chao-Lun Lai, Po-Hsun Huang and Chih-Cheng Wu
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160225C
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92-95 IVUS-Guided Implantation of Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds for Very Late Paclitaxel Stent Thrombosis

  • Zhe-Zhong Lin, Wei-Ting Chang, Chun-Yen Chiang, Zhih-Cherng Chen and Po-Ming Ku
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS20160328A
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96-98 Successful Retrieval of an Entrapped Rotablator Burr by Using a Guideliner Guiding Catheter and a Snare