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Volume 22 Number 3 May 2013

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Health-Related Quality of Life Following Isolated Aortic Valve Surgery: Is Earlier Intervention Better?
Alan Speir, Linda L. Henry, RN, Sharon L. Hunt, Sari D. Holmes, Niv AdInova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA
270
Prevention and Management of Potential Adverse Events During Transapical Aortic Valve Replacement
Ludwig K. von Segesser, Gino Gerosa, Michael A. Borger, Enrico Ferrari
276
Clinical Factors Associated with Classical Symptoms of Aortic Valve Stenosis
Yuji Nishizaki, Masao Daimon, Sakiko Miyazaki, Hiromasa Suzuki, Takayuki Kawata, Katsumi Miyauchi, Shuo-Ju Chiang, Haruka Makinae, Tomohiro Shinozaki, Hiroyuki Daida
287
Upper ‘J’ Ministernotomy versus Full Sternotomy: An Easier Approach for Aortic Valve Reoperation
Elisa Mikus, Simone Calvi, Alberto Tripodi, Mauro Lamarra, Mauro Del Giglio
295
Logistic EuroSCORE I Risk Analysis in Aortic Valve Reoperations after Bioprosthetic Replacement
Vito Giovanni Ruggieri, Nezha Roudmane Lenglet, Amedeo Anselmi, Erwan Fletcher, Majid Harmouche, Anne Ingels, Hervé Corbineau, Jean-Philippe Verhoye, Thierry Langanay, Alain Leguerrier
301
Incidence and Impact of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Sabine Bleiziffer, Ina Hettich, Andrea Hutter, Anke Wagner, Marcus-André Deutsch, Nicolo Piazza, Rüdiger Lange
309
Sclerostin as a Potential Novel Biomarker for Aortic Valve Calcification: An In-Vivo and Ex-Vivo Study
Ralf Koos, Vincent Brandenburg, Andreas Horst Mahnken, Rebekka Schneider, Guido Dohmen, Rüdiger Autschbach, Nikolaus Marx, Rafael Kramann
317
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Mid-Term Echocardiographic Comparison of Chordal Preservation Method of Mitral Valve Replacement in Patients with Mitral Stenosis
Naoto Morimoto, Masaya Aoki, Hirohisa Murakami, Keitaro Nakagiri, Masato Yoshida, Nobuhiko Mukohara
326
Mitral Valve Repair versus Replacement in Patients with Rheumatic Heart Disease
Zhenhua Wang, Chenghui Zhou, Haiyong Gu, Zhe Zheng, Shengshou Hu
333
Investigation of the Suitability of Decellularized Porcine Pericardium in Mitral Valve Reconstruction
Lucrezia Morticelli, Daniel Thomas, Nicholas Roberts, Eileen Ingham, Sotirios Korossis
340
Long-Term Outcomes of Early Surgery for Asymptomatic Severe Chronic Mitral Regurgitation
Minoru Tabata, Hitoshi Kasegawa, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Toshihiro Fukui, Shuichiro Takanashi, Minoru Ono
354
DEVICE EVALUATION  
Textile Heart Valve Prosthesis: From Fabric Design Criteria to Early In-Vivo Performances
Frederic Heim, Bernard Durand, Nabil Chafke
361
Porcine Models of Non-Bacterial Thrombotic Endocarditis (NBTE) and Infective Endocarditis (IE) Caused by Staphylococcus aureus: A Preliminary Study
Johanna G. Christiansen, Henrik E. Jensen, Louise K. Johansen, Janne Koch, Jørgen Koch, Bent Aalbæk, Ole L. Nielsen, Páll S. Leifsson
368
True External Diameter Better Predicts Hemodynamic Performance of Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves than the Manufacturers’ Stated Size
Marisa Cevasco, Stephanie L. Mick, Michael Kwon, Lawrence S. Lee, Edward P. Chen, Frederick Y. Chen
377
Gal-Knockout Bioprostheses Exhibit Less Immune Stimulation Compared to Standard Biological Heart Valves
Christopher G. A. McGregor, Heide Kogelberg1 Michal Vlasin, Guerard W. Byrne
383
MISCELLANEOUS  
Presence of Valvular Calcification Predicts the Response to Cinacalcet: Data from the ADVANCE Study
Antonio Bellasi, Maureen Reiner, Frank Pétavy, William Goodman, Juergen Floege, Paolo Raggi
391
Circulating Plasma and Platelet 5-Hydroxytryptamine in Carcinoid Heart Disease: A Pilot Study
Sanjeev Bhattacharyya, Anita Jagroop, Dorothy M. Gujral, Carl Hayward, Christos Toumpanakis, Martyn Caplin, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis, Joseph Davar
400
Prooxidant-Antioxidant Balance and Cardiac Function in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease Following Cardiac Surgery
Amir Ali Rahsepar, Asadollah Mirzaee, Fatemeh Moodi, Mohsen Moohebati, Shima Tavallaie, Fatemeh Khorashadizadeh, Behrooz Mottahedi, Jamil Esfehanizadeh, Ali Azari, Mostafa Sajjadian, Roshanak Khojasteh, Roghayeh Paydar, Somayeh Mousavi, Maral Amini, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan, Gordon A.A. Ferns
408
Prognostic Variables for Clinical Outcomes in Valvular Heart Disease Patients with Moderate to Severe Secondary Tricuspid Regurgitation
Manish B. Jhawar, Albert K. Chan, Sara Z. Baig, Margaret E. Calaluce, Annamalai Senthilkumar, Gong-Yuan Xie
418
CASE REPORT  
Pulmonary Valve-Sparing Technique in Patient with Tetralogy of Fallot and Anomalous Coronary Artery Crossing the Infundibulum
Vladimiro L. Vida, Fabio Zucchetta, Massimo A. Padalino, Ornella Milanesi, Giovanni Stellin
425
Corynebacterium striatum: An Emerging Nosocomial Drug-Resistant Endocardial Pathogen
Manuel L. Fernández Guerrero, Ignacio Robles, Maria del Carmen Nogales, Débora Nuevo
428
Reoperative Reimplantation Procedure after Previous Remodeling in a Patient with Marfan Syndrome
Jawad Hechadi, Laurent De Kerchove, Hunaid A. Vohra, Gebrine El Khoury
431
Successful Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation in a Small Deteriorated Aortic Valve Bioprosthesi
Henrik Bjursten, Matthias Götberg, Jan Harnek, Shahab Nozohoor
433
Sutureless Medtronic 3f Enable® Aortic Valve Replacement in a Heavily Calcified Aortic Root
Marco Vola, Jean-Francois Fuzellier, Azarnoush Kasra, Jérôme Morel, Salvatore Campisi, Gianvito Ruggeri, Jean Pierre Favre
436
Congenital Discrete Subaortic Stenosis in Pregnancy: Case Report and Literature Review
Maya Guglin, Olga Kristof-Kuteyeva
439
Biodegradable Annuloplasty Ring Two Years after Implantation: First Histological Demonstration in Human Mitral Annulus
Erman Pektok, A. Isin Dogan Ekici, Suha Kucukaksu
445