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You are here: Contents > 2013 > Volume 22 Number 2 March

Volume 22 Number 2 March

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
NOTCH1 Genetic Variants in Patients with Tricuspid Calcific Aortic Valve Stenosis
Valérie Ducharme, Sandra Guauque-Olarte, Nathalie Gaudreault, Philippe Pibarot, Patrick Mathieu, Yohan Bossé
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A Pilot Project of Familial Screening in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
Rosica Panayotova, Anita Macnab, Paul D. Waterworth
150
Comparison of Transesophageal Echocardiographic Analysis and Circulating Biomarker Expression Profile in Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
Rachana Sainger, Juan B. Grau, Emanuela Branchetti, Paolo Poggio1, Eric Lai, Erblina Koka, William J. Vernick, Robert C. Gorman, Joseph E. Bavaria, Giovanni Ferrari
156
Circulating Collagen Metabolites, Myocardial Fibrosis and Heart Failure in Aortic Valve Stenosis
Markku Kupari, Mika Laine, Heikki Turto, Jyri Lommi, Kalervo Werkkala
166
Impact of Concomitant Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting on In-Hospital Outcome in Octogenarians Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement
Shahzad G. Raja, Manoraj Navaratnarajah, Mubassher Husain, Christopher P. Walker, Charles D. Ilsley, Toufan T. Bahrami, Julien A. Gaer, Mohamed Amrani
177
Impact of Smoking Status on Early and Late Outcomes after Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
Akshat Saxena, Leonard Shan, Diem T. Dinh, Julian A. Smith, Gilbert C. Shardey, Christopher M. Reid, Andrew E. Newcomb
184
Mid-Term Echocardiographic Progression of Patients with Moderate Aortic Regurgitation: Implications for Aortic Valve Surgery
Daniel Weisenberg, Alex Omelchenko, Yaron Shapira, Mordehay Vaturi, Daniel Monakier, Tamir Bental, Alex Sagie
192
Pulmonary Artery Conduit In Vivo Dimensional Requirements in a Growing Ovine Model: Comparisons with the Ascending Aorta
Danielle Gottlieb, Bahar Fata, Andrew J. Powell, C. Aaron Cois, David Annese, Kunal Tandon, George Stetten, John E. Mayer, Jr, Michael S. Sacks
195
Outcomes of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Compared to Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Following Previous Surgery
Sion G. Jones, Nada R. Abdulkareem, Frances Williams, Stephen Brecker, Marjan Jahangiri
204
DEVICE EVALUATION  
Outcomes of Pericardial Bovine Xenografts for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Children and Young Adults
Mark Ruzmetov, Dale M. Geiss, Randall S. Fortuna
209
Short-Term and Mid-Term Results with the Sorin Freedom Solo Aortic Valve
Hasim Ustunsoy, Alptekin Yasim, Hayati Deniz, Gokhan Gokaslan, Ozerdem Ozcaliskan
215
Anti-Alpha-Gal Antibody Response Following Xenogeneic Heart Valve Implantation in Adults
Chun Soo Park, Sam-Se Oh, Young Eun Kim, Sun Young Choi, Hong-Gook Lim, Hyuk Ahn, Yong Jin Kim
222
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement with Self-Anchoring Perceval Valve
Malakh Shrestha, Rebecca Timm, Klaus Höffler, Nurbol Koigeldiyev, Nawid Khaladj, Christian Hagl, Axel Haverich, Samir Sarikouch
230
Computed Tomography Image Processing to Detect the Real Mechanism of Bioprosthesis Failure: Implication for Valve-In-Valve Implantation
Vito Giovanni Ruggieri, Amedeo Anselmi, Qian Wang, Simon Esneault, Pascal Haigron, Jean-Philippe Verhoye
236
MISCELLANEOUS  
Evaluation of Nutritional Screening Tools among Patients Scheduled for Heart Valve Surgery
Vladimir V. Lomivorotov, Sergey M. Efremov, Vladimir A. Boboshko, Dmitry A. Nikolaev, Pavel E. Vedernikov, Anna N. Shilova, Vladimir N. Lomivorotov, Alexander M. Karaskov
239
Retrospective Evaluation of Infective Endocarditis over Ten Years in Taiwan
Hung-Chang Hung, Shiuan-Chih Chen, Kuei-Chuan Chan, Tung-Lin Tsui, Shih-Ming Tsao, Yuan-Ti Lee, Der-Jinn Wu
248
CASE REPORT  
Large Pseudoaneurysm of the Sinus of Valsalva after Surgery for Aortic Valve Endocarditis
Hüseyin Ali Tünel, –ner Gülcan, Orhan Saim Demirtürk
257
Late Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction after Successful Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation: A Cause for Concern
Giuseppe Tarantini, Valeria Gasparetto, Diego Cecchin, Gino Gerosa
259
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation and Four-Year Follow Up in a 99-Year-Old Patient
Alexander Jabs, Teoman Kilic, Nalan Schnelle, Felix Post, Markus Vosseler, Christian-Friedrich Vahl, Thomas Münzel, Ulrich Hink
261
Double-Balloon Valvuloplasty of Calcified Bioprosthetic Pulmonary Valve Twenty-Three Years after Implantation
Maiy H. El Sayed, Ahmad K. Darwazah, Hamdy M. El Sayed
265