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        Coronary Artery Disease

        Relation Between Plasma Adiponectin, High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein, and Coronary Plaque Components in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome 1
        Hiromasa Otake, Junya Shite, Toshiro Shinke, Satoshi Watanabe, Yusuke Tanino, Daisuke Ogasawara, Takahiro Sawada, Ken-ichi Hirata, and Mitsuhiro Yokoyama
        Head to Head Comparison Between Perfusion and Function During Accelerated High-Dose Dipyridamole Magnetic Resonance Stress for the Detection of Coronary Artery Disease 8
        Alessandro Pingitore, Massimo Lombardi, Barbara Scattini, Daniele De Marchi, Giovanni Donato Aquaro, Vincenzo Positano, and Eugenio Picano
        Usefulness of Persistent Symptoms of Depression to Predict Physical Health Status 12 Months After an Acute Coronary Syndrome 15
        Brett D. Thombs, Roy C. Ziegelstein, Donna E. Stewart, Susan E. Abbey, Kapil Parakh, and Sherry L. Grace
        Gender-Related Differences in Electrocardiographic Parameters and Their Association With Cardiac Events in Patients After Myocardial Infarction 20
        Hanna Mieszczanska, Grzegorz Pietrasik, Katarzyna Piotrowicz, Scott McNitt, Arthur J. Moss, and Wojciech Zareba
        International Variation in the Use of Blood Transfusion in Patients With Non–ST-Segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes 25
        Sunil V. Rao, Karen Chiswell, Jie-Lena Sun, Christopher B. Granger, L. Kristin Newby, Frans Van de Werf, Harvey D. White, Paul W. Armstong, Robert M. Califf, and Robert A. Harrington
        Relation of Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation After Non–ST-Elevation Acute Myocardial Infarction to Left Atrial Abnormality 30
        Vignendra Ariyarajah, Maciej Malinski, Aliasghar Khadem, Robert Harizi, Kevin Wolfe, and David H. Spodick
        Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A Elevation in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome and Subsequent Atorvastatin Therapy 35
        Michael D. Miedema, Cheryl A. Conover, Holly MacDonald, Sean C. Harrington, Dedra Oberg, Daniel Wilson, Timothy D. Henry, and Robert S. Schwartz
        Anatomic Correlates of a Normal Perfusion Scan Using 64-Slice Computed Tomographic Coronary Angiography 40
        Jacob M. van Werkhoven, Joanne D. Schuijf, J. Wouter Jukema, Lucia J. Kroft, Marcel P.M. Stokkel, Petra Dibbets-Schneider, Gabija Pundziute, Arthur J.H.A. Scholte, Ernst E. van der Wall, and Jeroen J. Bax
        Contact-to-Balloon Time and Door-to-Balloon Time After Initiation of a Formalized Data Feedback in Patients With Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction 46
        Karl Heinrich Scholz, Reinhard Hilgers, Dorothe Ahlersmann, Holger Duwald, Rolf Nitsche, Georg von Knobelsdorff, Berthold Volger, Karsten Möller, and Friederike K. Keating
        Outcomes of 1,090 Consecutive, Elective, Nonselected Percutaneous Coronary Interventions at a Community Hospital Without Onsite Cardiac Surgery 53
        Andrew D. Frutkin, Sameer K. Mehta, Taral Patel, Pramod Menon, David M. Safley, John House, Charles W. Barth III, J. Aaron Grantham, and Steven P. Marso
        Clinical Outcomes After Heterogeneous Overlap Stenting With Drug-Eluting Stents and Bare-Metal Stents for de Novo Coronary Artery Narrowings 58
        Jiro Aoki, Ajay J. Kirtane, George D. Dangas, Alexandra J. Lansky, Andy Morales, Masashi Kimura, Young-Hak Kim, Issam Moussa, Giora Weisz, Edward M. Kreps, Michael Collins, Theresa Frankin-Bond, Gregg W. Stone, Jeffrey W. Moses, Martin B. Leon, and Roxana Mehran
        Short- and Long-Term Outcomes After Stent-Assisted Percutaneous Treatment of Saphenous Vein Grafts in the Drug-Eluting Stent Era 63
        Tereza Pucelikova, Roxana Mehran, Ajay J. Kirtane, Young-Hak Kim, Martin Fahy, Giora Weisz, Alexandra J. Lansky, Issam Moussa, William A. Gray, Michael B. Collins, Susheel K. Kodali, Gregg W. Stone, Jeffrey W. Moses, Martin B. Leon, and George Dangas
        A Geospatial Analysis of Emergency Transport and Inter-Hospital Transfer in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction 69
        Thomas W. Concannon, David M. Kent, Sharon-Lise Normand, Joseph P. Newhouse, John L. Griffith, Robin Ruthazer, Joni R. Beshansky, John B. Wong, Thomas Aversano, and Harry P. Selker