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You are here: Contents > 2002 > Volume 11 Number 5 September 2002

Volume 11 Number 5 September 2002

Contents

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Aortic Valve Imaging with Computed Tomography: A Review
G. J. Morgan-Hughes BM, BS, BmedSci, MRCP, C. A. Roobottom FRCR, A. J. Marshall MD
604
Association between Aortic Stenosis and Hypertension
Gordon E. Pate MSc
612
Independent Contribution of Left Ventricular Ejection Time to the Mean Gradient in Aortic Stenosis
Lyes Kadem Eng, Philippe Pibarot DVM, Jean G. Dumesnil MD, Frédéric Mouret Eng, Vincent Garitey PhD, Louis-Gilles Durand Eng, Régis Rieu PhD
615
Reimplantation of the Two Coronary Ostia as a Single Button in Ross Procedure
Tom P. Mwambu, Vijit K. Cherian, Madhu N. Sankar, Gangadharan Sumithran, Robert Coelho, Kulkarni Snehal, Kotturathu M. Cherian
624
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
The Severity of Functional Mitral Regurgitation Depends on the Shape of the Mitral Apparatus: A Three-Dimensional Echo Analysis
Keiko Aikawa MD, Florence H. Sheehan MD, Catherine M. Otto MD, Karen Coady RCDS, Gerard Bashein MD, Edward L. Bolson MS
627
Mitral Valve Reserve in Double-Orifice Technique: An Exercise Echocardiographic Study
Eustachio Agricola MD, Francesco Maisano MD, Michele Oppizzi MD, Michele De Bonis MD, Lucia Torracca MD, Giovanni La Canna MD, Ottavio Alfieri MD
637
Failure Mechanics of Mitral Valve Chordae Tendineae
Kyra L. Sedransk, K. Jane Grande-Allen PhD, Ivan Vesely PhD
644
INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS  
Influence of Diabetes Mellitus on Short- and Long-Term Outcome in Patients with Active Infective Endocarditis
Raúl Moreno MD, José Zamorano MD, Carlos Almería MD, Alexis Villate MD, José-Luis Rodrigo MD, Dionisio Herrera MD, Lucía Alvarez MD, Juan Morán MD, Adalia Aubele MD, Luis Mataix MD, Esther De Marco MD, Luis Sánchez-Harguindey MD
651
Risk Factors and Management of Endocarditis after Mitral Valve Repair
Alexandros N. Karavas MD, Farzan Filsoufi MD, Tomislav Mihaljevic MD, Sary F. Aranki MD, Lawrence H. Cohn MD, John G. Byrne MD
660
Infective Endocarditis with Myocardial Abscesses complicating Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty
Toshihiko Shibata MD, Hidekazu Hirai MD, Hiromichi Fujii MD, Takanobu Aoyama MD, Shigefumi Seuhiro MD
665
PORCINE BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES  
The Pulmonary Bioprosthetic Heart Valve: Its Unsuitability for Use as an Aortic Valve Replacement
Louise M. Jennings PhD, Maya Butterfield PhD, Catherine Booth PhD, Kevin G. Watterson FRACS, John Fisher DEng
668
Biaxial Mechanical Properties of Porcine Ascending Aortic Wall Tissue
Mark A. Nicosia PhD, Jeffrey S. Kasalko MS, Richard P. Cochran MD, Daniel R. Einstein, Karyn S. Kunzelman PhD
680
Biaxial Strain Distributions in Explanted Porcine Bioprosthetic Valves
Margaret M. Adamczyk PhD, Ivan Vesely PhD
688
PERICARDIAL BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES  
A Temporarily Stented, Autologous Pericardial Aortic Valve Prosthesis
Wolfgang A. Goetz MD, Hou-Sen Lim MS, Emmanuel Lansac MD, Patricia A. Weber DrPH, Carlos M. G. Duran MD
696
Early Postoperative Outcome and Hemodynamic Performance of the Sorin Pericarbon Stentless Aortic Valve
Massimo Bonacchi MD, Gabriele Giunti MD, Edvin Prifti MD, Carlo Rostagno MD, Mauro Bini MD, Giacomo Frati MD, Guido Sani MD
703
LATE CLINICAL OUTCOME  
Editorial: The Dilemma of Moderate Aortic Valve Disease in Patients Subjected to Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Manuel J. Antunes MD
710
The Prognostic Value of Calcification and Impaired Valve Motion in Combined Aortic Stenosis and Coronary Artery Disease
Thomas Eitz MD, Georg Kleikamp MD, Kazutomo Minami MD, Reiner Körfer MD
713
Effect of Maze Procedure in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Valve Replacement
Mitsuhiro Hirata MD, Ko Bando MD, Junjiro Kobayashi MD, Yoshikado Sasako MD, Osamu Tagusari MD, Kazuo Niwaya MD, Soichiro Kitamura MD
719
BASIC SCIENCE  
Thymosin b4 Regulation, Expression and Function in Aortic Valve Interstitial Cells
Quan-Yi Li PhD, Peter L. Jones PhD, Robert P. Lafferty BA, Daniel Safer PhD, Robert J. Levy MD
726
Spectral Characteristics of Mechanical Heart Valve Closing Sounds
Peter Johansen MSc, Mads Lomholt MD, Hans Nygaard DMSc
736
CASE REPORTS  
Failure of Low Molecular-Weight Heparin in the Prevention of Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis during Pregnancy: Case Report and a Review of Options for Anticoagulation
Balakrishnan Mahesh FRCS, Stephen Evans FRCP, Alan J. Bryan FRCS
745
Double Valve Replacement in a Patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta
George S. Chrysant MD, Stephen D. Cassivi MD, Charles F. Carey MD, Thoralf M. Sundt MD
751
Incidental Detection of a Quadricuspid Aortic Valve by Transesophageal Echocardiography in a Patient with Ruptured Mitral Valve Chorda
Osman Akdemir MD, Hüseyin Sürücü MD, Gültaç Özbay MD
755
THE SOCIETY FOR HEART VALVE DISEASE  
Guidelines for Working Group Activities 757