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Volume 22 Number 1 January 2013

Editorial: The 7th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Heart Valve Disease
Gino Gerosa MD
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MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Determinants of Left Atrial Reverse Remodeling after Valve Surgery for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation
Snejana Hyllén, Shahab Nozohoor, Carl Meurling, Per Wierup, Johan Sjögren
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Minimally Invasive Transaortic Edge-to-Edge Repair of the Mitral Valve
Joseph Lamelas, Christos G. Mihos, Orlando Santana
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Mitral Valve Procedure Selection and Outcomes in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Christina M. Vassileva, Kathleen Kwedar, Theresa Boley, Stephen Markwell, Stephen Hazelrigg
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Tissue Doppler-Derived Isovolumic Acceleration Parameters in Organic Mitral Regurgitation
Erkan İlhan, Tolga Sinan Güvenç, Murat Biteker, Ahmet Ekmekçi, Gülşah Tayyareci
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Mitral Valve Mechanics Following Posterior Leaflet Patch Augmentation
Azadeh Rahmani, Ann Q. Rasmussen, Jesper L. Honge, Bjorn Ostli, Robert A. Levine, Albert Hagège, Hans Nygaard, Sten L. Nielsen, Morten O. Jensen
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Antiphospholipid Antibody-Associated Non-Infective Mitral Valve Endocarditis Successfully Treated with Medical Therapy
Tahmeed Contractor, Adrian Bell, Atul Khasnis, Bruce J. Silverberg, Matthew W. Martinez
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Posterior Leaflet P2-P1 Transposition for Mitral Repair in a Case of Infective Endocarditis
Vito Giovanni Ruggieri, Andreas Paramythiotis, Herve Corbineau, Alain Leguerrier
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AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Etiology Impacts Survival in Patients with Severe Aortic Regurgitation: Results from a Cohort of 756 Patients
Padmini Varadarajan, Reena Patel, Rami Turk, Ashvin R. Kamath, Unnati Sampath, Sumit Khandhar, Ramdas G. Pai
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Outcomes of Reoperative Aortic Valve Replacement via Right Mini-Thoracotomy versus Median Sternotomy
Andrés M. Pineda, Orlando Santana, Javier Reyna, Alejandro Sarria, Gervasio A. Lamas, Joseph Lamelas
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Impact of Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch in the Aortic Position: Twenty-Year Experience with Korean Patients
Dong Seop Jeong, Hyoung Woo Chang, Kyung-Hwan Kim, Hyuk Ahn
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Silent Aortic Regurgitation in Systemic Hypertension
Keyvan Ravakhah, Mazda Motallebi
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Two-Year Mortality after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Versus Medical Therapy for High-Surgical Risk or Inoperable Aortic Stenosis Patients
Rainer Hoffmann, Bader Almutairi, Ralf Herpertz, Sara Lotfipour, Robert Stöhr, Ömer Aktug, Kathrin Brehmer, Emilia Stegemann, Rüdiger Autschbach, Nikolaus Marx, Guido Dohmen
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Cerebral Embolization during Percutaneous Valve Implantation does not Occur during Balloon Inflation Valvuloplasty: Prospective Diffusion-Weighted Brain MRI Study
Parla Astarci, Joel Price, David Glineur, William D’Hoore, Joelle Kefer, Gébrine Elkhoury, Cécile Grandin, Jean-Louis Vanoverschelde
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Transaortic Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Failed Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement due to ‘Porcelain Aorta’
Rizwan Q. Attia, Sara Jamel, James C. Roxburgh, Martyn Thomas, Vinnie N. Bapat
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation with a CoreValve™ Bioprosthesis in a 57-Year-Old Man
Mehmet Bilge, Hatice Tolunay, Ayse Saatci Yasar, Recai Alemdar, Sina Ali, Ozge Kurmus
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MISCELLANEOUS  
Mortality Risk Model for Heart Valve Surgery in China
Zhe Zheng, Hongguang Fan, Huawei Gao, Xi Li, Xin Yuan, Jian Meng, Jianping Xu, Yunhu Song, Hansong Sun, Shengshou Hu
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Adequate Intensity of Warfarin Therapy for Korean Patients with Mechanical Cardiac Valves
In Kyung Yoon, Kyung Eun Lee, Jin Koo Lee, Byung Chul Chang, Hye Sun Gwak
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Valve Surgery for Infective Endocarditis is Associated with High Hospital Charges
Clinton D. Kemp, George J. Arnaoutakis, Timothy J. George, Maurice A. Smith, Nishant D. Patel, Duke E. Cameron, Ashish S. Shah
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Regulatory T-Cell Deficiency in Rheumatic Heart Disease: A Preliminary Observational Study
Saibal Mukhopadhyay, Saurabh Varma, Sandeep Gade, Jamal Yusuf , Vijay Trehan, Sanjay Tyagi
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Recurrent Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis with Aortic-Ventricular Disruption: A Surgical Challenge
Basel Ramlawi, Laura E. White, Rachel J. Santora, Michael J. Reardon
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GPIb VNTR C/C Genotype May Predict Embolic Events in Infective Endocarditis
Shruti Daga, James G. Shepherd, Rachel K. Y. Hung1, J. Garreth S. Callaghan, Dana K. Dawson, Gareth J. Padfield, J. Ross Fitzgerald, David E. Newby
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