Volume 34 Number 1 January 2018

1-3 Our Stance towards the 2017 ACC/AHA High Blood Pressure Clinical Practice Guideline: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?

4-12 TIMI and GRACE Risk Scores Predict Both Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes in Chinese Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

13-22 Relationship between Fragmented QRS and NT-proBNP in Patients with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction Who Underwent Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

23-30 The Association between Monocyte HDL-C Ratio and SYNTAX Score and SYNTAX Score II in STEMI Patients Treated with Primary PCI

  • Metin Çagdas, Süleyman Karakoyun, Mahmut Yesin, Ibrahim Rencüzogullari, Yavuz Karabag, Mahmut Uluganyan, Mustafa Ozan Gürsoy, Inanç Artaç, Dogan Ilis, Eray Atalay and Öznur Sadioglu Çagdas
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS.201801_34(1).20170823A
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31-36 Crusade Microcatheter-Facilitated Reverse Wire Technique for Revascularization of Bifurcation Lesions of Coronary Arteries

  • Hsin-Fu Lee, Shing-Hsien Chou, Ying-Chang Tung, Chia-Pin Lin, Yu-Shien Ko and Chi-Jen Chang
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS.201801_34(1).20170806A
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37-48 Use of Internal Endoconduit for Unfavorable Iliac Artery Anatomy in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – A Single Center Experience

49-58 Safety and Efficacy of Epicardial Ablation of Ventricular Tachyarrhythmias: Experience from a Tertiary Referral Center in Taiwan

  • Chin-Yu Lin, Fa-Po Chung, Yenn-Jiang Lin, Shih-Lin Chang, Li-Wei Lo, Yu-Feng Hu, Jo-Nan Liao, Ta-Chuan Tuan, Tze-Fan Chao, Yao-Ting Chang, Yun-Yu Chen, Abigail Louise D. Te, Shinya Yamada and Shih-Ann Chen
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS.201801_34(1).20170724A
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59-65 Low Dose Spironolactone Monotherapy in the Management of Stage I Essential Hypertension: A Pilot Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

  • Armin Attar, Amir-abbas Sadeghi, Fatemeh Amirmoezi and Kamran Aghasadeghi
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS.201801_34(1).20170903B
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66-76 Increased Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Women with Uterine Leiomyoma: A Nationwide, Population-Based Case-Control Study

  • Hung-Kai Huang, Chew-Teng Kor, Ching-Pei Chen, Hung-Te Chen, Po-Ta Yang, Chen-Dao Tsai and Ching-Hui Huang
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS.201801_34(1).20170901B
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77-86 MiRNA Signaling in Viral Myocarditis Novel and Unique Pathological Features

87-91 Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty in a Premature Neonate with Critical Aortic Valve Stenosis Weighing 1493 g

92-95 Coexistence of Gitelman Syndrome and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in a Pregnant Woman

  • Abdullah Nabi Aslan, Serkan Sivri, Murat Can Güney and Telat Keles Prof
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS.201801_34(1).20170515A
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96-98 Prolonged First-Dose Hypotension Induced by Sacubitril/Valsartan

99-103 Recruiting an Acute Coronary Team to Perform Emergent Mechanical Thrombectomy in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients: A Successful Case and Team Model in a Local Hospital

  • Shih-Wei Meng, Ruei-Cheng Kuo, Hui-Jen Yang, Chao-Lun Lai, Chih-Cheng Wu and Mu-Yang Hsieh
  • doi: 10.6515/ACS.201801_34(1).20170730A
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104-107 Acute Myocardial Infarction and Concomitant Stroke as the Manifestations in a Patient with Type A Aortic Dissection: A Case Report with Three Years of Follow-Up

108-111 Instructions for Authors

112-113 Acknowledgement