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Volume 22 Number 4 July 2013

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Comparison Between Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: A Single-Center Experience
Shuli Silberman, Firas Abu Akr, Daniel Bitran, Yaron Almagor, Jonathan Balkin, Rachel Tauber, Ofer Merin
448
Advanced Age Per Se Should not be an Exclusion Criterion for Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement
Giuseppe Santarpino, Steffen Pfeiffer, Ferdinand Vogt, Martin Hinzmann, Giovanni Concistrè, Theodor Fischlein
455
Percutaneous Temporary Aortic Valve: A Proof-of-Concept Animal Model
Paul C. Ho, Marie E. Nguyen, Patrick J. Golden
460
Optimal Results of Aortic Valve Replacement with SmallMechanical Valves (<19 mm)
Yasuyuki Kato, Koji Hattori, Manabu Motoki, Yosuke Takahashi, Shinsuke Kotani, Shinsuke Nishimura, Toshihiko Shibata
468
Relationship between Morphologic Features of Myocardial Tissue and Left Ventricular Function in Patients with Aortic Valve Disease and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Hyoung Woo Chang, Kyung-Hwan Kim, Jun Sung Kim, Kyung-Hee Kim, Yong-Jin Kim
476
Aortic Valve Leaflet Glycosaminoglycans Composition and Modification in Severe Chronic Valve Regurgitation
Luca Dainese, Anna Guarino, Barbara Micheli, Viviana Biagioli, GianLuca Polvani, Francesca Maccari, Nicola Volpi
484
Evaluation of Cardiac Valvular Regurgitant Lesions by Cardiac MRI Sequences: Comparison of a Four-Valve Semi-Quantitative versus Quantitative Approach
Sahadev T. Reddy , Moneal Shah, Mark Doyle, Diane V. Thompson, Ronald B. Williams, June Yamrozik , Robert W. W. Biederman
491
Aortic Root Replacement with a Stented Bioprosthetic Valved Conduit: Mid-Term Results
Giuseppe Gatti, Luca Dell’Angela, Bruno Pinamonti, Alessandro Moncada, Alessandro Minati, Bernardo Benussi, Gianfranco Sinagra, Aniello Pappalardo
500
Impact of Postoperative Cusp Configuration on Mid-Term Durability after Aortic Root Reimplantation
Shunsuke Miyahara, Atsushi Omura, Toshihito Sakamoto, Yoshikatsu Nomura, Takeshi Inoue, Hitoshi Minami, Kenji Okada, Yutaka Okita
509
Predictive Value of Five Risk Scores to Predict Outcomes after Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians
Fabrice Vanhuyse, Pablo Maureira, Thierry Folliguet, Jean Pierre Villemot
517
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Surgical Relocation of the Papillary Muscles in Functional Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: What are the Forces of the Relocation Stitch Acting on the Myocardium?
Henrik Jensen, Morten O. Jensen, Stefan Vind-Kezunovic, Rikke Vestergaard, Steffen Ringgaard, Morten H. Smerup, Jesper L. Hønge, J. Michael Hasenkam, Sten L. Nielsen
524
Mitral Valve Resistance Correlates More Closely with Left Atrial Deformation than with Conventional Indices of Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Mustafa Kurt, Ibrahim Halil Tanboga, Mehmet Fatih Karakas, Eyup Buyukkaya, Alper Buğra Nacar, Adnan Burak Akcay, Enbiya Aksakal, Nihat Sen
532
Mitral Subvalvular Plasty for Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: A Preliminary Experimental Model
Alexey V. Evtushenko, Vladimir V. Evtushenko, Konstantin A. Petlin, Valery Kh. Vaizov, Alexander V. Petlin, Christina M. Vassileva
538
Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Assessment Before and After Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy in Patients with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Chunduri Shashanka, Durgaprasad Rajasekhar, Velam Vanajakshamma, Muppirala Lakshmi, Sreenivasa Kumar
543
Impact of Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis on Aortic Elastic Properties
Suleyman Ercan, Gokhan Altunbas, Vedat Davutoglu, Fethi Yavuz, Ökkeş Uku, Fuat Basanalan, Mehmet Kaplan Hayri Alici
550
Symmetrical Papillary Muscle Approximation for Functional Mitral Regurgitation with Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Takehiro Inoue, Kosuke Fujii, Shintaro Yugami, Hitoshi Kitayama, Toshihiko Saga
556
INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS  
Fresh Autologous Pericardium for Leaflet Perforation Repair in Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis
Charles F. Evans, Christopher R. DeFilippi, Eric Shang, Bartley P. Griffith, James S. Gammie
560
Comparison Between Early and Late Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis: Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes
Michihito Nonaka, Takayoshi Kusuhara, Kenta An, Daisuke Nakatsuka, Yuji Sekine, Atsushi Iwakura, Kazuo Yamanaka
567
Technique to Treat Extensive Abscesses in Double Valve Replacement for Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis
Michihito Nonaka, Atsushi Iwakura, Kazuo Yamanaka
575
Surgical Management of Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis in Systemically Infected Patients
Sharven Taghavi, Rachael Clark, Senthil N. Jayarajan, John Gaughan, Stacey H. Brann, Abeel A. Mangi
578
MISCELLANEOUS  
Valvular Calcification, Inflammation, and Mortality in Dialysis Patients
Bonita A. Mohamed, Wei Yang, Harold Litt, Sylvia E. Rosas
584
Reoperation for Non-Structural Valvular Dysfunction Caused by Pannus Ingrowth in Aortic Valve Prosthesis
Se Jin Oh, Samina Park, Jun Sung Kim, Kyung-Hwan Kim, Ki Bong Kim, Hyuk Ahn
591
CASE REPORT  
Diagnosis and Surgical Management of Subaortic Stenosis and Mitral Valve Systolic Anterior Motion
Andrew D. Choi, Soha Ahmad, Martin Mathias, Steven Boyce, Steven Goldstein, Richard Morrissey
599
Mechanical Heart Valve Thrombosis in Pregnancy
Shmuel Schwartzenberg, Sharon Perlman, Rony Levy, Uri Elkayam, Sorel Goland
603
CORRESPONDENCE  
Letter to the Editor: Renal Cell Carcinoma with Extensive Cavoatrial Involvement
Suresh Keshavamurthy, Jose L. Navia, Venkatesh Krishnamurthi, Nicolas A. Brozzi, Martin G. Sinkewich, Eugene H. Blackstone, Bruce W. Lytle
607