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Volume 20 Number 6 November 2011

Contents

REVIEW ARTICLE  
The Effects on Cordal and Leaflet Stiffness of Severe Apical, Posterior, and Outward Papillary Displacement in Advanced Ventricular Mechanism Heart Failure and Mitral Insufficiency
Robert W. M. Frater
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MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Interatrial Block and P-Terminal Force: A Reflection of Mitral Stenosis Severity on Electrocardiography
Murat Yuce, Vedat Davutoglu, Cayan Akkoyun, Nese Kizilkan, Suleyman Ercan, Murat Akcay, Ibrahim Sari
619
Surgery for Non-Rheumatic Calcific Mitral Stenosis
Hunaid A. Vohra, Robert N. Whistance, Laurynas Bezuska, Steve A. Livesey
624
Echocardiographic Right Ventricular Function Assessment Before and After Successful Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy
Alexandre Bensaid, Laura Krapf, Mihaela Malanca, Eric Brochet, Bernard Iung, Alec Vahanian, David Messika-Zeitoun
627
AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
The Combined Impact of Postoperative Heart Failure and EuroSCORE on Long-Term Outcome after Surgery for Aortic Stenosis
Henrik Hultkvist, Farkas Vánky, Rolf Svedjeholm
633
One-Year Observation of Inflammatory Markers in Patients with Aortic Valve Stenosis
Jolanta Swierszcz, Jacek S. Dubiel, Jozef Krzysiek, Krystyna Sztefko
639
Mini-Sternotomy Aortic Valve Replacement: Is it Safe and Effective? Comparison with Standard Techniques
Balakrishnan Mahesh, Manoraj Navaratnarajah, Kwabena Mensah, Charles Ilsley, Mohamed Amrani
650
TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE  
Simulation of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation Using an Isolated Porcine Heart Model
Francesco Maisano, Maurizio Taramasso, Andrea Guidotti, Alberto Redaelli, Gianfranco B. Fiore, Guido Baroni, Paolo Patete, Ottavio Alfieri
657
DEVICE EVALUATION  
Importance of Shear in Prosthetic Valve Closure Dynamics
Lawrence N. Scotten, Rolland Siegel
644
Risk Factors for Valve-Related Complications after Mechanical Heart Valve Replacement in 505 Patients with Long-Term Follow Up
Thierry Bourguignon, Eric Bergöend, Alain Mirza, Grégoire Ayegnon, Paul Neville, Michel R. Aupart, Michel Marchand
673
Ten-Year Follow Up after Prospectively Randomized Evaluation of Stentless versus Conventional Xenograft Aortic Valve Replacement
Sven Lehmann, Thomas Walther, Jörg Kempfert, Sergey Leontyev, Farhad Bakhtiary, Ardawan Rastan, Friedrich W. Mohr
681
Pulmonary Homograft Morphology after the Ross Procedure: A Computed Tomography Study
Efstratios I. Charitos, Ulrich Stierle, Thorsten Hanke, Matthias Bechtel, Hans-Hinrich Sievers, Michael Petersen
688
European Multicenter Study with the Soprano Valve for Aortic Valve Replacement: One-Year Clinical Experience and Hemodynamic Data
Theodor Fischlein, Eduardo Otero-Coto, Kalervo Werkkala, Giancarlo Passerone, Giuseppe Marinelli, Matti R. Tarkka, Peter Feindt, Leopoldo Perez de Isla, Jose L. Zamorano
695
The Freedom SOLO Valve: Mid-Term Clinical Results with a Stentless Pericardial Valve for Aortic Valve Replacement
Michael Horst, Jerry Easo, Philipp P. F. Hölzl, Harald C. Eichstaedt, Kay Kronberg, Peter Nordmeyer, Otto E. Dapunt
704
CASE REPORTS  
Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation and ‘Off-Pump’ Arterial Coronary Bypass in a Patient with a Porcelain Aorta
Miralem Pasic, Axel Unbehaun, Semih Buz, Thorsten Drews, Roland Hetzer
711
Aortic Valve ‘Kissing’ Vegetation: Mitral Valve Endocarditis with Functional Aortic Stenosis
Antonio Vitarelli, Lidia Capotosto, Massimo Vitarelli, Fabio Miraldi
715
Post-Traumatic Blunt Mitral Insufficiency: Surgical Experience and Review
Tomasz Hrapkowicz, Cipriano Abad, Gerardo Ponce
718
Type A Quadricuspid Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta Aneurysm: A Rare Combination
Enrico Ferrari, Carlo Marcucci, Aurelien Roumy, Ludwig Karl von Segesser
723
LETTER TO THE EDITOR  
Textile Heart Valve: First Implantation In Vivo
Frederic Heim, Bernard Geny, Nabil Chakfe, Bernard Durand
726
IMAGE OF THE MONTH  
Double-Orifice Mitral Valve with Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Milind S. Phadke, Ajay S. Chaurasia, Jaywant M. Nawale, Sohan Sharma, Vipul Chemburkar
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