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You are here: Contents > 2010 > Volume 19 Number 5 September 2010

Volume 19 Number 5 September 2010

Contents

CURRENT REVIEW OF BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES  
Invited Review: Transcatheter Valves: A Brave New World
Ivan Vesely
543
Current Opinion: Assessment of Structural Valve Deterioration Extended to 20 Years – Review of Documentation on the St. Jude Medical Bioprostheses
W.R. Eric Jamieson
559
The Fate of Bioprostheses in Middle-Aged Patients: The Japanese Experience
Hiroshi Tanaka, Yutaka Okita, Hitoshi Kasegawa, Shinichi Takamoto, Koichi Tabayashi, Toshikatsu Yagihara, Yuichi Ueda, Shigeaki Aoyagi, Masashi Komeda, Kiyoyuki Eishi, Hiromi Kurosawa
561
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Frequency and Surgical Management of Complex Posterior Leaflet Prolapse of the Mitral Valve
Dominique Grisoli, Vincent Chan, Anthony Tran, Ladislaus Ressler, Donna Nicholson, Mark Hynes, Marc Ruel, Thierry G. Mesana
568
E/(Ea×Sa) Estimates Left Ventricular End-Diastolic Pressure in Patients with Severe Mitral Regurgitation
Cristian Mornoş, Dragoş Cozm, Lucian Petrescu, Adina Ionac, Dan Rusinaru, Stefan-Iosif Dragulescu
576
Recellularization of Decellularized Mitral Heart Valves in Juvenile Pigs
Jesper L. Hønge, Jonas A. Funder, Henrik Jensen, Pascal M. Dohmen, Wolfgang F. Konertz, J. Michael Hasenkam
584
Complex Repair of a Barlow’s Valve Using the Da Vinci Robotic Surgical System
Saqib Masroor, Christopher Plambeck, Melissa Dahnert
593
Architecture of a Native Mitral Valve Thrombus in a Patient with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome
Marek Żółciński, Aleksandra Matyja-Bednarczyk, Ewa Stępień, Jerzy Sadowski, Anetta Undas
596
AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Medicolegal Characteristics of Aortic Stenosis Litigation: A Review of the LexisNexis Academic Database
Michael J. Shih, Mladen I. Vidovich
599
Invited editorial comment
Joseph J. Amato
604
Propensity Score-Matched Analysis of Aortic Valve Replacement by Mini-Thoracotomy
Elfriede Ruttmann, Thomas S. Gilhofer, Hanno Ulmer, Orest Chevtchik, Alfred Kocher, Roland Schistek, Guenther Laufer, Ludwig C. Mueller
606
Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians: Analysis of Risk Factors for Early and Late Mortality
Francesco Nicolini, Cesare Beghi, Fabio Barbieri, Piercesare Secchi, Andrea Agostinelli, Claudio Fragnito, Igino Spaggiari, Tiziano Gherli
615
Visualization by 256-Slice Computed Tomography of Mycotic Aortic Root Aneurysms in Infective Endocarditis
Ricardo P. J. Budde, Jolanda Kluin, Petr Symersky, Steven A. J. Chamuleau, Lex A. van Herwerden, Mathias Prokop
623
DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES IN HEART VALVE DISEASE  
Organ Culture as a Tool to Identify Early Mechanisms of Serotonergic Valve Disease
Janet E. Barzilla, Frances E. Acevedo, K. Jane Grande-Allen
626
Association of Serum Fetuin-A with Valvular Calcium Concentration in Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease
Kumral Cagli, Nurcan Basar, Kerim Cagli, Ferah Armutcu, Firdevs Aylak, Adnan Yalcinkaya, Gonul Erden, Ersin Kadirogullari
636
MISCELLANEOUS  
Mid-Term Follow Up of Triple Valve Surgery in a Western Community: Predictors of Survival
Hadewich Hermans, Markus Tjahjono, Dirk Faes, Ann Belmans, Bart Meuris, Paul Herijgers, Willem Flameng, Marie-Christine Herregods
644
An Agonist of Liver X Receptor Slows Valvular Disease in a Hypercholesterolemia Mouse Model
Haimei Wang, Sorel Goland, Kevin Burton, Lawrence S. C. Czer, Ernst R. Schwarz, Alfredo Trento
653
CASE REPORTS  
Usefulness of Computed Tomography Scanning in the Diagnosis of Aortic Prosthetic Valve Pannus
Dan Toledano, Christophe Acar
665
Lambl’s Excrescences: A Rare Cause of Stroke
Jagadeesh K. Kalavakunta, Prashanth Peddi, Viswaroop Bantu, Hemasri Tokala, Mihas Kodenchery
669
IMAGE OF THE MONTH  
Compression of the Left Coronary Arteries by a Large Pseudoaneurysm as a Late Complication after Surgical Treatment of Aortic Valve Endocarditis
Mohammed Saad, Panagiotis Margos, Gert Richardt
671
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  
No Arterial Access: A ‘Blind Flight’ for a Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation
Enrico Ferrari, Carlo Marcucci, Christopher Sulzer, Elena Rizzo, Ludwig K. von Segesser
672
Bioprosthetic Tricuspid Valve Implantation for Active Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis in an Adult Burn Patient
Wei Wu, Ping He, Gang Xiong, Hai-dong Wang, Ke-long Liao, Wei Zhang, Kang Yang
674
Another Cause of Severe Aortic Regurgitation: Congenital Quadricuspid Aortic Valve
Ibrahim Akin, Hüseyin Ince, Christoph A. Nienaber
675
Acquired Left Ventricular-Right Atrial Communication Following Mitral Valve Replacement
Xiaoning Sun, Cheng Yang, Guanghua Zhou, Chunsheng Wang
676