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Volume 24 Number 1 January 2015

Contents

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
The Konno Procedure in Redo Aortic Valve Replacemen after the Nicks Procedure
Kanji Matsuzaki, Yohei Kudo, Akihiko Ikeda, Taisuke Konishi, Tomoaki Jikuya, Yuji Hiramatsu
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Long-Term Results after Aortic Valve-Sparing- Reimplantation Operation (David) in Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Doreen Richardt, Ulrich Stierle, Hans-Hinrich Sievers
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Prosthesis-Specific Predictors of Paravalvular Regurgitation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Impact of Calcification and Sizing on Balloon-Expandable versus Self-Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valves
Barbara E. Stähli, Thi Dan Linh Nguyen-Kim, Cathérine Gebhard, Ladina Erhart, Thomas Frauenfelder, Felix C. Tanner, Volkmar Falk, Ulf Landmesser, Fabian Nietlispach, Thomas F. Lüscher, Willibald Maier, Ronald K. Binder
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High Transcatheter Valve Replacement May Reduce Washout in the Aortic Sinuses: An In-Vitro Study
Gautam Kumar, Vrishank Raghav, Stamatios Lerakis, Ajit P. Yoganathan
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MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Surgical Treatment of Functional Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Henrik Jensen, Morten O. Jensen, Sten L. Nielsen
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Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Replacement and Transfemoral Aortic Valve Implantation
Christian Rustenbach, Hardy Baumbach, Stephan Hill, Ulrich F. W. Franke
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Mitral Valve Repair is Feasible Following Extensive Decalcification and Reconstruction of the Atrioventricular Groove
Joel Price, David Glineur, Laurent De Kerchove, Gebrine El Khoury
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A New Type of Mitral Valve Operation Using a Novel Stentless Mitral Valve made from Autologous Pericardium for Unrepairable Valve
Hitohsi Kasegawa, Minoru Tabata, Atsushi Shimizu, Kazuhiro Naito, Toshihiro Fukui, Shuichiro Takanashi
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Simultaneous Double Clipping Delivery Guide Strategy in Complex Mitral Regurgitation
Ulrich Schaefer, Christian Frerker, Felix Kreidel, Karl-Heinz Kuck
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DEVICE EVALUATION  
Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Silzone Era St. Jude Medical Mechanical Heart Valves
J. Matthew Brennan, Yue Zhao, Judson Williams, Sean O’Brien, Rachel Dokholyan, James Gammie, Fred Edwards, Nilsa Loyo-Berrios, Daniel Canos, Thomas Gross, Danica Marinac-Dabic, Eric Peterson
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Cryoprotective Effect and Optimal Concentration of Trehalose on Aortic Valve Homografts
Qing Chang, C. Chen Cheng, Hui Jing, C. Jian Sheng, T. Yi Wang
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Outcome of Standard and Bicuspidalized Cryopreserved Homografts for Primary Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction
Gianluigi Perri, Angelo Polito, Fabrizio Gandolfo, Sonia B. Albanese, Adriano Carotti
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MISCELLANEOUS  
Trans-Septal Approach for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
Yasunobu Konishi, Yu Shomura, Naoto Fukunaga, Tadaaki Koyama, Yukikatsu Okada
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Non-Cytotoxic Crosslinkers for Heart Valve Tissue Engineering
Pamela Somers, Annelies Roosens, Filip De Somer, Maria Cornelissen, Guido Van Nooten
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Advanced Integrity Preservation Technology Reduces Bioprosthesis Calcification While Preserving Performance and Safety
Angela B. de la Fuente, Gregory A. Wright, Jane M. Olin, Francis G. Duhay, Boguslaw Kapelak, Maciek Bochenek, Krzysztof Bartus, Jerzy Sadowski
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Carcinoid Heart Valve Disease: Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve-In-Valve Implantation in Failing Biological Xenografts
Lenard Conradi, Andreas Schaefer, Goetz C. Mueller, Moritz Seiffert, Helmut Gulbins, Stefan Blankenberg, Hermann Reichenspurner, Hendrik Treede, Patrick Diemert
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Generation of Simulated Calcific Lesions in Valve Leaflets for Flow Studies
Clara Seaman, Andrew McNally, Stephen Biddle, Lauren Jankowski, Philippe Sucosky
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CASE REPORT  
Osteopetrosis: A Case of ‘Hostile Chest’ Associated with Symptomatic Aortic Valve Stenosis
Emmanuel Villa, Giuseppe Lauria, Antonio Messina, Andrea Rizzi, Angela D’Ambrosio, Ornella Leonzi, Tony Sabatini, Giovanni Troise
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A Fatal Case of Endocarditis on CoreValve ReValving System Caused by Enterococcus faecium Complicated by Iatrogenic Pancytopenia and Subacute Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
Giovanni Cimmino, Giovanni Ciccarelli, Marco Golino, Chiara D’Amico, Paolo Golino
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A Case of Iatrogenic Chordal Rupture after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Procedure Requiring a SecondValve
Altug Cincin, Kursat Tigen, Ibrahim Sari, Murat Sunbul, Fatih Kartal, Yelda Basaran
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