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NO. 1, JULY 2000

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INTERNAL MEDICINE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Medical ethics in the 21st century

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M. Parker & T. Hope

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Prevalence of carotid artery kinking in 590 consecutive subjects evaluated by Echocolordoppler. Is there a correlation with arterial hypertension?

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P. Pancera, M. Ribul, B. Presciuttini & A. Lechi

The role of habitual snoring and obesity in the development of diabetes: a 10-year follow-up study in a male population

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A. Elmasry, C. Janson, E. Lindberg, T. Gislason, M. A. Tageldin & G. Boman

Does dialysis therapy improve autonomic and peripheral nervous system abnormalities in chronic uraemia?

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S. Laaksonen, L.-M. Voipio-Pulkki, M. Erkinjuntti, M. Asola & B. Falck

Signs of neuropathy in the lower legs and feet of patients with acute intermittent porphyria

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A. Wikberg, C. Andersson & F. Lithner

Serum level of soluble tumour necrosis factor receptor II (75 kDa) indicates inflammatory activity of sarcoidosis

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M. W. Ziegenhagen, J. Fitschen, N. Martinet, M. Schlaak & J. Müller-Quernheim

LDL particle size in relation to intima-media thickness and plaque occurrence in the carotid and femoral arteries in patients with hypercholesterolaemia

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J. Hulthe, O. Wiklund, G. Bondjers & J. Wikstrand

A comparison between patients suffering in-hospital and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in terms of treatment and outcome

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J. Herlitz, A. Bång, L. Ekström, S. Aune, G. Lundström, S. Holmberg, M. Holmberg & J. Lindqvist

IL-6 and IL-1 receptor antagonist in stable angina pectoris and relation of IL-6 to clinical findings in acute myocardial infarction

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A. S. Gabriel, S. Ahnve, B. Wretlind & A. Martinsson

Tumour necrosis factor-alpha plasma level in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus and its association with glycaemic control and cardiovascular risk factors

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M. Lechleitner, T. Koch, M. Herold, A. Dzien & F. Hoppichler

The common pentanucleotide polymorphism of the 3'-untranslated region of the leptin receptor gene is associated with serum insulin levels and the risk of type 2 diabetes in non-diabetic men: a prospective case–control study

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H.-M. Lakka, L. Oksanen, T.-P. Tuomainen, K. Kontula & J. T. Salonen

CASE REPORT

Left ventricular calcification following resuscitation

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O. Lapatto-Reiniluoto, M. Vaalamo, O. Takkunen & M. Mänttäri

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Alström's syndrome with Kleinfelter's karyotype

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P. M. S. Evans, B. M. Ansari & M. D. Page

INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS

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NO. 2, AUGUST 2000

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  3. NO. 2, AUGUST 2000
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  6. NO. 5, NOVEMBER 2000
  7. NO. 6, DECEMBER 2000

INTERNAL MEDICINE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Medical education in the new millennium

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L. H. Rees

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Cigarette smoking, oral moist snuff use and glucose intolerance

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P.-G. Persson, S. Carlsson, L. Svanström, C.-G. Östenson, S. Efendic & V. Grill

Cardiovascular risk factors and testing of relatives amongst patients with familial hyperlipidaemia one decade after a clinical trial

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S. Tonstad & I. Hjermann

Diabetes mellitus is a strong negative prognostic factor in patients with myocardial infarction treated with thrombolytic therapy

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L.-E. Strandberg, C.-G. Ericsson, M.-L. O'Konor, L. Bergstrand, P. Lundin, N. Rehnqvist & P. Tornvall

Changes in ventricular repolarization during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in humans assessed by the QT interval, QT dispersion and T vector loop morphology

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K. Nowinski, S. Jensen, G. Lundahl & L. Bergfeldt

Lung function study and diffusion capacity in anorexia nervosa

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T. Pieters, B. Boland, C. Beguin, C. Veriter, D. Stanescu, A. Frans & M. Lambert

Postmenopausal hormone therapy: less favourable risk–benefit ratios in healthy Dutch women

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C. J. Moerman, B. A. van Hout, L. Bonneux & J. C. M. Witteman

Markers of hypercoagulation and von Willebrand factor in postmenopausal women with unstable coronary artery disease. Discriminatory ability regarding unstable coronary artery disease and coronary atherosclerosis using receiver operating characteristics

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N. E. Nielsen, A. Siegbahn & E. Swahn

Attack rate, mortality and case fatality for acute myocardial infarction in Sweden during 1987–95. Results from the National AMI Regiester in Sweden

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M. Rosén, L. Alfredsson, N. Hammar, T. Kahan, C.-L. Spetz & A.-S. Ysberg

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with loperamide oxide. An open study to determine optimal dosage

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G. Ragnarssson & G. Bodemar

Paradoxical glucose infusion for hypernatraemia in diabetic hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar syndrome

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S. Tanaka, T. Kobayashi, D. Kawanami, A. Hori, M. Okubo, K. Nakanishi, H. Katori & T. Murase

Fatal hepatitis and renal failure during treatment with nimesulide

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E. Elmalem

Reply

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J. Cohen & A. Schattner

NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 2000

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INTERNAL MEDICINE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Infections as a major preventable cause of human cancer

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H. Kuper, H.-O. Adami & D. Trichopoulos

REVIEW

Progress in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation for multiple myeloma

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G. Gahrton & B. Björkstrand

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Risk factor clustering in hypertensive patients: impact of the reports of NCEP-II and second joint task force on coronary prevention on JNC-VI guidelines

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N. Stern, I. Grosskopf, I. Shapira, E. Kisch, A. Isaacov, R. Limor, M. Baz, Y. Leshem, E. Flatau, A. Miller & Y. Greenman

Consumption of French-press coffee raises cholesteryl ester transfer protein activity levels before LDL cholesterol in normolipidaemic subjects

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B. de Roos, A. van Tol, R. Urgert, L. M. Scheek, T. van Gent, R. Buytenhek, H. M. G. Princen & M. B. Katan

Plasma total homocysteine concentration and the risk of acute coronary events: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study

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S. Voutilainen, T. A. Lakka, P. Hämelahti, T. Lehtimäki, H. E. Poulsen & J. T. Salonen

The effect of different treatment regimens in reducing fasting and postmethionine-load homocysteine concentrations

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R. van der Griend, D. H. Biesma, F. J. L. M. Haas, J. A. J. Faber, M. Duran, O. J. A. Th. Meuwissen & J.-D. Banga

Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase and the metabolic syndrome

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A. O. Rantala, M. Lilja, H. Kauma, M. J. Savolainen, A. Reunanen & Y. A. Kesäniemi

Polymorphisms of the β2-adrenergic receptor gene (ADRB2) in relation to cardiovascular risk factors in men

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R. Rosmond, O. Ukkola, M. Chagnon, C. Bouchard & P. Björntorp

The effect of orlistat on body weight and coronary heart disease risk profile in obese patients: The Swedish Multimorbidity Study

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F. Lindgärde, on behalf of the Orlistat Swedish Multimorbidity Study Group

Prevalence of pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) and occurrence of neurological symptoms in patients with hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT)

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A. D. Kjeldsen, H. Oxhøj, P. E. Andersen, A. Green & P. Vase

CASE REPORT

Toxin-mediated haemolytic uraemic syndrome without diarrhoea

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A. P. Kater, A. M. Westermann, M. R. de Groot, A. E. G. Kr. von dem Borne & E. J. Kuijper

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Hyperhomocysteinaemia and activated protein C resistance in Behcet's disease

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A. Altınbaş, K. Aytemur, L. Tokgözoğlu, M. Öztürk, A. Koşar, I. C. Haznedaroğlu, Ş. Kirazlı & S. V. Dündar

Increased plasma vascular endothelial growth factor levels in patients with angiodysplasia

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H. Fujita, M. Momoi, Y. Chuganji & J. Tomiyama

NO. 4, OCTOBER 2000

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INTERNAL MEDICINE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Consulting the source code: prospects for gene-based medical diagnostics

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U. Landegren

EDITORIAL

Life and death – figures versus emotions

277

P. Riis

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Should cardiopulmonary resuscitation be performed on patients with heart failure? The role of the patient in the decision-making process

279

A. Ågård, G. Hermerén & J. Herlitz

Effectiveness of heparin treatment for progressing ischaemic stroke: before and after study

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Å. Rödén-Jüllig & M. Britton

Primary biliary cirrhosis: survival of a cohort followed for 10 years

292

P. Uddenfeldt & Å. Danielsson

Associations of leptin, insulin resistance and thyroid function with long-term weight loss in dieting obese men

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E. Näslund, I. Andersson, M. Degerblad, P. Kogner, J. G. Kral, S. Rössner & P. M. Hellström

Augmented response in plasma brain natriuretic peptide to dynamic exercise in patients with left ventricular dysfunction and congestive heart failure

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M. Kato, T. Kinugawa, K. Ogino, A. Endo, S. Osaki, O. Igawa, I. Hisatome & C. Shigemasa

A pilot study of streptokinase-induced endothelial injury and platelet activation following acute myocardial infarction

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G. Y. H. Lip, C. Lydakis, S. L. Nuttall, M. J. Landray, R. D. S. Watson & A. D. Blann

Renal symptomatology in patients with acute intermittent porphyria. A population-based study

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C. Andersson, A. Wikberg, B. Stegmayr & F. Lithner

Short stature and coronary heart disease: a 35-year follow-up of the Finnish cohorts of The Seven Countries Study

326

T. Forsén, J. Eriksson, Q. Qiao, M. Tervahauta, A. Nissinen & J. Tuomilehto

Prognosis of persons with type 1 diabetes on intensified insulin therapy in relation to nephropathy

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I. Mühlhauser, P. T. Sawicki, M. Blank, H. Overmann, R. Bender & M. Berger

CASE REPORT

Mycobacterium genavense infection in a patient with long-standing chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

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T. Krebs, S. Zimmerli, T. Bodmer & B. Lämmle

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Tirofiban counteracts pending myocardial infarction

349

G. Rasmanis & C. Sylvén

Are acute myocardial infarctions becoming smaller?

353

B. Herman & E. Greiser

Helicobacter pylori seroposivity, lipid concentrations and haemostatic factors

355

G. Y. H. Lip, A. D. Blann & D. G. Beevers

Reply

356

F. Parente & G. Bianchi Porro

NO. 5, NOVEMBER 2000

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INTERNAL MEDICINE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Controlled drug delivery: therapeutic and pharmacological aspects

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J. Urquhart

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Antioxidant Supplementation in Atherosclerotic Prevention (ASAP) study: a randomized trial of the effect of vitamins E and C on 3-year progression of carotid atherosclerosis

377

J. T. Salonen, K. Nyyssönen, R. Salonen, H.-M. Lakka, J. Kaikkonen, E. Porkkala-Sarataho, S. Voutilainen, T. A. Lakka, T. Rissanen, L. Leskinen, T.-P. Tuomainen, V.-P. Valkonen, U. Ristonmaa & H. E. Poulsen

Direct medical costs for patients with type 2 diabetes in Sweden

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F. Henriksson, C.-D. Agardh, C. Berne, J. Bolinder, F. Lönnqvist, P. Stenström, C.-G. Östenson & B. Jönsson

The inpatient care of patients with diabetes mellitus and foot ulcers. A validation study of the correspondence between medical records and the Swedish Inpatient Registry with the consequences for cost estimations

397

G. Ragnarson Tennvall, J. Apelqvist & M. Eneroth

C-reactive protein, cardiovascular risk factors and the association with myocardial infarction in men

406

C. J. M. Doggen, R. J. Berckmans, A. Sturk, V. Manger Cats & F. Rosendaal

Amplification of IS6110 sequence for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in HIV-negative patients with fever of unknown origin (FUO) and evidence of extrapulmonary disease

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K. Ritis, D. Tzoanopoulos, M. Speletas, E. Papadopoulos, K. Arvanitidis, S. Kartali & P. Sideras

Trends in long-term survival after myocardial infarction. Less favourable patterns for patients from deprived areas

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G. Engström, M. Göransson, O. Hansen, B. Hedblad, P. Tydén, T. Tödt & L. Janzon

Leptin receptor Gln223Arg variant is associated with a cluster of metabolic abnormalities in response to long-term overfeeding

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O. Ukkola, A. Tremblay, J.-P. Després, Y. C. Chagnon, L. A. Campfield & C. Bouchard

NO. 6, DECEMBER 2000

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EDITORIAL

Patients' satisfaction in clincal trials

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L. Terenius

INTERNAL MEDICINE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Medicine in the new millenium

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D. J. Weatherall

Molecular epidemiology

447

P. Boffetta

REVIEW

Prevention of cardiovascular disease and diabetes: lessons from the Malmö Preventive Project

455

P. Nilsson & G. Berglund

ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Ethical aspects of clinical trials: the attitudes of participants in two non-cancer trials

463

S. M. Madsen, S. Holm, B. Davidsen, P. Munkholm, P. Schlichting & P. Riis

What else adds to hypertension in predicting stroke? An incident case–referent study

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B. Öhgren, L. Weinehall, B. Stegmayr, K. Boman, G. Hallmans & S. Wall

Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy in insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus: prevalence and estimated risk of coronary heart disease in the general population

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O. May, H. Arildsen, E. M. Damsgaard & H. Mickley

Cardiovascular disease and risk factors in people with type 2 diabetes diagnosed in a large population screening: The Nord-Trøndelag Study, Norway

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T. Claudi, K. Midthjell, J. Holmen, K. Fougner, Ø. Krüger & R. Wiseth

Twenty-four hour ambulatory blood pressure in a population of elderly men

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K. Björklund, L. Lind & H. Lithell

The influence of ketoacids on plasma creatinine assays in diabetic ketoacidosis

511

F. A. W. Kemperman, J. A. Weber, J. Gorgels, A. P. van Zanten, R. T. Krediet & L. Arisz

CASE REPORTS

A role for transoesophageal echocardiography in the early diagnosis of catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome

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E. G. Zakynthinos, T. Vassilakopolous, D. D. Kontogianni, C. Roussos & S. G. Zakynthinos

Growth hormone overproduction in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type I

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M. M. H. Hermans, C. J. M. Lips & B. Bravenboer

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Study patients and routine practice patients

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S. Schulman

Long-term anticoagulation therapy?

532

P. Egermayer

Reply

532

L. Pinede, P. Duhaut, M. Cucherat, J. Ninet, J. Pasquier & J. P. Boissel

Author index

535

Keyword index

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