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Volume 20 Number 2 March 2011

Contents

REVIEW ARTICLES  
Real-Time Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography Assessment of the Mitral Valve: Perioperative Advantages and Game-Changing Findings
Sherif E. Moustafa, Krishnaswamy Chandrasekaran, Bijoy Khandheria, Jamil Tajik, Farouk Mookadam
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The Role of Shear Stress in the Pathogenesis of Discrete Subaortic Stenosis: Implications for Surgical Treatment
Jeffrey J. Silbiger
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MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Surgery for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Should the Valve be Repaired?
Shuli Silberman, Orly Eldar, Avraham Oren, Rachel Tauber, Daniel Fink, Marc W. Klutstein, Daniel Bitran
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Intraventricular and Papillary Muscle Dyssynchrony is Related to the Diastolic Phase of Functional Mitral Regurgitation in Patients with Non-Ischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Tansu Karaahmet, Kursat Tigen, Cihan Dundar, Cihan Cevik, Ahmet Guler, Emre Gurel, Cevat Kirma
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Large Atrial Thrombus Formation after MitraClip™ Implantation: Is Anticoagulation Mandatory?
Raffi Bekeredjian, Derliz Mereles, Sven Pleger, Ulrike Krumsdorf, Hugo A. Katus, Wolfgang Rottbauer
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AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Geometry and Fusion of Aortic Valves from Pulsatile Flow Ventricular Assist Device Patients
Karen May-Newman, Annamarie Mendoza, Dina J. K. Abulon, Mrunalini Joshi, Anand Kunda, Walter Dembitsky­­
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Potential Role of Reynolds Number in Resolving Doppler- and Catheter-Based Transvalvular Gradient Discrepancies in Aortic Stenosis
Jonathon C. Adams, Panupong Jiamsripong, Marek Belohlavek, Eileen M. McMahon, Vidyasagargoud Marupakula, Jeff Heys, Hari P. Chaliki
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Side-Specific Expression of Activated Leukocyte Adhesion Molecule (ALCAM; CD166) in Pathosusceptible Regions of Swine Aortic Valve Endothelium
Marie A. Guerraty, Gregory R. Grant, John W. Karanian, Oscar A. Chiesa, William F. Pritchard, Peter F. Davies
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Aortic Valve Repair of Non-Penetrating Traumatic Aortic Regurgitation
Christophe P. M. Jayle, Didier Baudoin, Sebastien Franco, Jamil Haji-Chahine, Luc Christaens, Pierre J. Corbi
168
HOW TO DO IT  
Simple Active Air Evacuation Procedure for Right Ventricular Failure Caused by Intracoronary Air Embolism
Go Watanabe, Hiroki Kato, Noriyoshi Yashiki, Shigeyuki Tomita
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Redo Aortic Valve Surgery with Endovascular Control of the Internal Thoracic Artery Graft
Jean-François Fuzellier, Damien Metz, Yves-Assad Saade, Jean-Pierre Favre, Xavier Barral
175
Simple Supra-annular Prosthesis Insertion for Dialysis Patients with Extensive Mitral Annular Calcification
Yasuyuki Kato, Koji Hattori, Yasuyuki Bito, Shinsuke Kotani, Kazushige Inoue, Toshihiko Shibata
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Creation of a Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation Model from Tricuspid Annular Dilatation using the Cardioport Video-Assisted Imaging System
Eva Maria Delmo Walter, Nikolay V. Vasilyev, Bjoern Sill, Muralidhar Padala, Jorge Jimenez, Ajit P. Yoganathan, Roland Hetzer, Pedro J. del Nido
184
Traction Suture Modification of the Cosgrove Hemisternotomy Technique
Aristotle D. Protopapas, Mohamed Amrani
189
DEVICE PERFORMANCES  
Long-Term Performance of the Hancock Bioprosthetic Valved Conduit in the Aortic Root Position
Catalin C. Badiu, Sabine Bleiziffer, Walter B. Eichinger, Ina Hettich, Markus Krane, Robert Bauernschmitt, Rüdiger Lange
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Morphologic and Angiographic Analysis to Assess the Safety of a Biodegradable Mitral Annuloplasty Ring
Mustafa Cikirikcioglu, Sanjay Cherian, Bojan Stimec, Thomas Theologou, Patrick O. Myers, Jean Fasel, Afksendiyos Kalangos
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A Biodegradable Ring Enables Growth of the Native Tricuspid Annulus
Wojciech Mrowczynski, Bartlomiej Mrozinski, Afksendiyos Kalangos, Beat H. Walpoth, Malgorzata Pawelec-Wojtalik, Michal Wojtalik
205
OVERVIEW STUDIES  
Multidetector-Row Computed Tomography Imaging Characteristics of Mechanical Prosthetic Valves
Petr Symersky, Ricardo P. J. Budde, Mathias Prokop, Bas A. J. M. de Mol
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Characteristics and Prognosis of Patients Requiring Valve Surgery During Active Infective Endocarditis
Georges Fayad, Guillaume Leroy, Patrick Devos, Erik Hervieux, Eric Senneville, Mohamad Koussa,
Olivier Leroy
223
CASE REPORTS  
Left Atrial Angiosarcoma: An Unusual Presentation and Location
Saqib Masroor, Rammohan Marla
229
Inherited Hyper-Homocysteinemia as a Cause of Non-Bacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis
Emanuele Durante-Mangoni, Domenico Iossa, Felice Nappi, Riccardo Utili
232
Severe Mitral Regurgitation in an Adult Patient with Cor Triatriatum
Jure Tornic, Craig Jarrett, Takahiro Shiota, A. Marc Gillinov, Tomislav Mihaljevic
234
Sequential Single-Stage Percutaneous Balloon Dilatation of an Inferior Vena Cava Obstruction with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Nakul Sinha, Aditya Kapoor, Sudeep Kumar, Nagaraja Moorthy, Vikas Singh, Rajendra V. Phadke
237
IMAGE OF THE MONTH  
Multifocal Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Mitral Valve Complex and Left Ventricle Wall Symptomatic with Systemic Embolization
Maciej Haberka, Katarzyna Mizia-Stec, Wojciech Ceglarek, Krzysztof Januszewski, Stanislaw Wos, Zbigniew Gasior
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