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Editorial
What is the purpose of launching World Journal of Cardiology? 
Lian-Sheng Ma 
World J Cardiol 1(1):1-2. Published online Dec 31, 2009. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v1.i1.1
Cardiovascular disease: A global problem extending into the developing world 
Temilolu Olayinka Aje, Michael Miller 
World J Cardiol 1(1):3-10. Published online Dec 31, 2009. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v1.i1.3
Present concepts in management of atrial fibrillation: From drug therapy to ablation 
Giovanni B Forleo, Luca Santini, Francesco Romeo 
World J Cardiol 1(1):11-22. Published online Dec 31, 2009. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v1.i1.11
Observation
Prostate-specific antigen kallikrein and the heart 
Salvatore Patanè 
World J Cardiol 1(1):23-25. Published online Dec 31, 2009. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v1.i1.23
Guidelines For Clinical Practice
Oxidative status and cardiovascular risk in women: Keeping pink at heart 
Cristina Vassalle, Antonella Mercuri, Silvia Maffei 
World J Cardiol 1(1):26-30. Published online Dec 31, 2009. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v1.i1.26
Review
Atherosclerosis, inflammation and Chlamydia pneumoniae 
Giovanni Fazio, Maria Giovino, Alessandro Gullotti, Daniela Bacarella, Giuseppina Novo, Salvatore Novo 
World J Cardiol 1(1):31-40. Published online Dec 31, 2009. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v1.i1.31
Key questions resulting from the JUPITER trial assessing cardiovascular disease intervention with rosuvastatin 
Shirya Rashid 
World J Cardiol 1(1):41-45. Published online Dec 31, 2009. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v1.i1.41
Brief Article
Serum oxidizability potential of ischemic heart disease patients is associated with exercise test results and disease severity 
Allah Shanati, Yelena Rivlin, Sergei Shnizer, Uri Rosenschein, Ehud Goldhammer 
World J Cardiol 1(1):46-50. Published online Dec 31, 2009. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v1.i1.46