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You are here: Contents > 2011 > Volume 20 Number 4 July 2011

Volume 20 Number 4 July 2011

Contents

REVIEW ARTICLE  
Review Heyde’s Syndrome: A Critical Review of the Literature
Sameer Islam, Cihan Cevik, Ebtesam Islam, Hosam Attaya, Kenneth Nugent
366
AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Editorial: Sound Pressure Analysis for the Early Detection of Prosthetic Valve Obstruction
Dieter Horstkotte, Cornelia Piper
376
In-Vitro Detection of Thrombotic Formation on Bileaflet Mechanical Heart Valves
Francesca Maria Susin, Vincenzo Tarzia, Tomaso Bottio, Vittorio Pengo, Andrea Bagno, Gino Gerosa
378
Individualized Thoracic Aortic Replacement for the Aortopathy of Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
Brian Lima, Judson B. Williams, S. Dave Bhattacharya, Asad A. Shah, Nicholas Andersen, Andrew Wang, J. Kevin Harrison, G. Chad Hughes
387
Barriers to Surgery in Severe Aortic Stenosis Patients with Class I Indications for Aortic Valve Replacement
Aman Dua, Patricia Dang, Rimon Shaker, Padmini Varadarajan, Ramdas G. Pai
396
Thrombocytopenia Following Implantation of the Stentless Biological Sorin Freedom SOLO Valve
Borut Gersak, Urska Gartner, Miha Antonic
401
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Non-Resectional Repair of Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease: The ‘American Correction’
John A. Spratt
407
Invited Comment Re: Spratt J. Non-Resectional Repair of Myxomatous Mitral Valve Disease: The ‘American Correction’. J Heart Valve Dis 2011;20:407-414
Ottavio Alfieri, Michele De Bonis
415
Left Atrial Appendage Function in Mitral Stenosis: Is It Determined by Cardiac Rhythm?
Serkan Saygi, Ugur Onsel Turk, Emin Alioglu, Bahadir Kirilmaz, Istemihan Tengiz, Nurullah Tuzun, Ertugrul Ercan
417
DEVICE EVALUATION  
Reoperations After the Ross Procedure in Adults: Towards Autograft-Sparing/Ross Reversal
Gösta B. Pettersson, Sreekumar Subramanian, Michael Flynn, Edward R. Nowicki, Lillian H. Batizy, Lars G. Svensson, Eugene H. Blackstone
425
The CryoLife-O’Brien Stentless Replacement Aortic Valve: Patterns of Valve Failure
John B. Chambers, Denise Parkin, Ronak Rajani, Fikrat Shabbo
433
Durability of the Liotta Porcine Bioprosthesis Beyond Two Decades
Eduard Quintana, Carlos-A. Mestres, Corrado Tramontin, Elena Sandoval, Félix Gómez, Daniel Pereda, Ramón Cartañá, Jaime Mulet
439
TISSUE ENGINEERING  
Prediction of Oxygen Distribution in Aortic Valve Leaflet Considering Diffusion and Convection
Ling Wang, Sotirios Korossis, John Fisher, Eileen Ingham, Zhongmin Jin
442
Can Valvular Interstitial Cells Become True Osteoblasts? A Side-by-Side Comparison
Elyssa L. Monzack, Kristyn S. Masters
449
HOW TO DO IT  
‘Clover Technique’ for Tricuspid Regurgitation due to Pacemaker Lead
Yoichi Hisata, Shiro Hazama, Kenta Izumi, Kiyoyuki Eishi
464
Side-Wire Technique for Percutaneous Pulmonary Balloon Valvuloplasty
Serkan Cay, Ramazan Atak
466
CASE REPORTS  
Infective Endocarditis Presenting with ST Segment Elevation
John Jose, Kumar Narayanan, Sujith Thomas Chacko, Oommen K. George
468
Left Ventricular Dysfunction Mimicking Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Following Cardiac Surgery
Kentaro Yamane, Hitoshi Hirose, Gordon R. Reeves, Gregary D. Marhefka, Scott C. Silvestry
471
Disc Wear and Entrapment in a Starr-Edwards Mitral Caged-Disc Valve
Shigeaki Aoyagi, Shuji Fukunaga, Koichi Arinaga
474
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  
Prolonged Anticoagulation with Fondaparinux for Mechanical Cardiac Valves in the Setting of Intracranial Hemorrhage
Hannah S. Asghar, Mladen I. Vidovich
477
Beta-Blocker for Severe Aortic Regurgitation?
Pierre Vladimir Ennezat, Karima Ouchallal, Carlo Banfi, Sylvestre Maréchaux
478
IMAGE OF THE MONTH  
Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm
Yuki Okamoto, Masatake Kastu, Kenji Minakata
Corresponding author: Yuki Okamoto
480