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You are here: Contents > 2010 > Volume 19 Number 6 November 2010

Volume 19 Number 6 November 2010

Contents

EPIDEMIOLOGY  
Unicuspid Aortic Valve in Children: A Systematic Review Spanning Four Decades
Farouk Mookadam, Venkata R. Thota, Ana Maria Garcia Lopez, Usha R. Emani, Abdul J. Tajik
678
Risk Model of Valve Surgery in Japan Using the Japan Adult Cardiovascular Surgery Database
Noboru Motomura, Hiroaki Miyata, Hiroyuki Tsukihara, Shinichi Takamoto, and the Japan Cardiovascular Surgery Database Organization
684
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Does Down-Sized Ring Annuloplasty Induce Papillary Muscle Relocation in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?
Henrik Jensen, Morten O. Jensen, Morten H. Smerup, Steffen Ringgaard, Niels T. Andersen, Per Wierup, J. Michael Hasenkam, Sten L. Nielsen
692
Mitral Valve Annulus Tension and the Mechanism of Annular Dilation: An In-Vitro Study
Zhaoming He, Shamik Bhattacharya
701
Pulmonary Hypertension and Elevated Transpulmonary Gradient in Patients with Mitral Stenosis
Stephen A. Hart, Richard A. Krasuski, Andrew Wang, Katherine Kisslo, J. Kevin Harrison, Thomas M. Bashore
708
AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Comparison of Serum Troponin I and Plasma Lactate Concentrations in Arrested Versus Beating-Heart Aortic Valve Replacement
Primoz Trunk, Borut Gersak
716
Invited Commentary
Tomas A. Salerno, Francisco Igor B. Macedo
723
Endothelin-1 and Brain Natriuretic Peptide Plasma Levels Decrease After Aortic Surgery
Giuseppe M. Raffa, Veronica Jackson, Jan Liska, Maria J. Eriksson, Kenneth Caidahl, Per Eriksson, Anders Franco-Cereceda
724
Predictors for Late Insufficiency of the Neo-Aortic Valve after the Switch Procedure
Xiangbin Pan, Shengshou Hu, Shoujun Li, Zhe Zheng, Yang Wang, Yajuan Zhang, Xin Yuan, Yan Li
731
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY  
Induction of Mesenchymal to Endothelial Transformation of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells
Francesca Colazzo, Adrian H. Chester, Patricia M. Taylor, Magdi H. Yacoub
736
Association Between Antibodies Against Calcifying Nanoparticles and Mitral Annular Calcification
Basar Candemir, Fatih Sinan Ertas, Cansin Tulunay Kaya, Cagdas Ozdol, Taner Hasan, Ozay Arikan Akan, Mustafa Sahin, Cetin Erol
745
Tissue-Gel Electrophoresis Enhances Antigen Removal from Porcine Aortic Valve and Bovine Pericardium
Shiori Arai, Carla Lacerda, E. Christopher Orton
753
Functional Characterization of Fibronectin-Separated Valve Interstitial Cell Subpopulations in Three-Dimensional Culture
Elizabeth H. Stephens, Joshua L. Carroll, Allison D. Post, Joyce J. Kuo, K. Jane Grande-Allen
759
Heart Valve Collagens: Cross-Species Comparison Using Immunohistological Methods
Jacinta F. White, Jerome A. Werkmeister, Stephen L. Hilbert, John A. M. Ramshaw
766
MISCELLANEOUS  
Clinical Experience with the ATS 3F Stentless Aortic Bioprosthesis: Five Years’ Follow Up
Jörg Linneweber, Timm Heinbokel, Torsten Christ, Benjamin Claus, Christopher Koßagk, Wolfgang Konertz
772
Mitigation of Calcification and Cytotoxicity of a Glutaraldehyde-Preserved Bovine Pericardial Matrix: Improved Biocompatibility After Extended Implantation in the Subcutaneous Rat Model
William M. L. Neethling, Ross Glancy, Andrew J. Hodge
778
The Effect of Amiodarone on Cardiac Rhythm after Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
Sun Jie, Chen Yu, Lu Xiaohu, Qian Yanning, Ding Zhengnian, Tang Xiaoyang
786
CASE REPORTS  
Mitral Valve Replacement in Pregnancy: A Successful Strategy for Fetal Survival
Mirko Muretti, Tiziano M. Torre, Romano Mauri, Rafael Trunfio, Giorgio Moschovitis, Francesco Siclari
789
A Previously Undescribed Type of Quadricuspid Aortic Valve: Type H
Yusuf Vali, Raj Rajendra, Salman Nishtar
792
Mitral Valve Replacement in a Case of Dextrocardia with Situs Solitus
Homare Okamura, Atsushi Yamaguchi, Koichi Adachi, Hideo Adachi
794
Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation in a Patient Receiving Low-Dose Cabergoline for the Treatment of Acromegaly
Cemil Izgi, Hasan Feray, Cihan Cevik, Yelda Saltan, Denyan Mansuroglu, Kenneth Nugent
797
Acquired Left Ventricular-Right Atrial Communication Following Mitral Valve Replacement
Xiaoning Sun, Cheng Yang, Guanghua Zhou, Chunsheng Wang
801
Repair of Hammock Mitral Valve with Hypoplastic Posterior Leaflet in an Adult
Ivan Stojanovic, Petar Vukovic, Srdjan Boskovic, Ljiljana Lausevic Vuk, Natasa Stokuca Korac
803
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  
Underdiagnosis of the Severity of Mitral Regurgitation in Left Atrial Myxoma
Yun-Hui Teng, Chih-Wei Wang, Chih-Chieh Mao
806
Transcatheter Implantation of the Tricuspid Valve in the Inferior Vena Cava: An Experimental Study
Alexander Lauten, Hans R. Figulla, Christoph Willich, Christian Jung, Florian Krizanic, Markus Ferrari
807
Giant Left Ventricular Aneurysm 20 Years after Mitral Valve Replacement: A Very Rare Complication
Thomas Strecker, Ann-Sophie Silber, Michael Weyand, Stephan Achenbach
808
Giant Aortic Aneurysm after 35 Years’ Uneventful Survival, without Anticoagulation, with a Björk-Shiley Aortic Valve
B. Meuris, S. Van Meirhaeghe, H. Jacobs, W. Flameng
809
The Use of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor does not Appear to Reduce Recovery Time in Penicillin-Related Agranulocytosis during the Treatment of Endocarditis
João Figueira-Coelho, Olga Pereira, Bárbara Picado, Paula Mendonça, José Neves-Costa
810
IMAGE OF THE MONTH  
Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Aortic Valve: Appearance in Echocardiography, Computed Tomography, and Histopathology
Thomas Strecker, Abbas Agaimy, Mohamed Marwan, Thorsten Zielezinski
812