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Volume 24 Number 3 May 2015

Contents

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Determinants of Left Ventricular Mass Regression Patients with Severe Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Adaya Weissler-Snir, Yaron Shapira, Alexander Sagie, Shirit Kazum, Abid Assali, Hana Vaknin-Assa, Tamir Bental, Pablo Codner, Katia Orvin, Ran Kornowski, Mordehay Vaturi
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Analysis of Specified Bernoulli Constant for Semilunar Valve Stenosis in Humans
Shizuo Hanya
280
Concurrent Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation and Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy for Totally Percutaneous Treatment of Combined Severe Rheumatic Aortic and Mitral Stenosis
Mehmet Bilge, Yakup Alsancak, Sina Ali, Ayse Saatci Yasar
286
Reimplantation Technique: A New Approach to Increase Aortic Valve Coaptation
Carlo Antona, Claudia Romagnoni, Monica Contino, Andrea Mangini
290
Gerbode Defect as a Result of Fungal Aortic Valve Endocarditis
Chetan Pasrija, Isa Mohammed, Inna Shats, Susie Hong-Zohlman, Junewai Reoma, Michael A. Mazzeffi, Keshava Rajagopal
292
Results and Quality of Life after Minimally Invasive Ross Procedure
Ulrich F. W. Franke, Adrian Ursulescu, Nora Göbel, Ragi Nagib, Matthias Hansen, Rashmi Yadav, Hardy Baumbach, Marc Albert
295
Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with End-Stage Liver Disease: A Modified Perfusion Concept in High-Risk Patients
Sven Peterss, Erik Beckmann, Rohan Bhandari, Johannes Hadem, Christian Hagl, Nawid Khaladj, Axel Haverich Ingo Kutschka
302
Large Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a High-Risk Surgical Patient: Combined Percutaneous Transfemoral TAVI and EVAR Procedure
Federica Marchi, Alfredo Giuseppe Cerillo, Antonio Rizza, Massimiliano Mariani, Alberto Ranieri De Caterina, Cataldo Palmieri, Stefano Maffei, Sergio Berti
310
Emergent Percutaneous Biventricular Support during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Vikas Singh, Alan Heldman
313
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair with the MitraClip System in Mitral Regurgitation Due to Mitral Annular Calcification
Mehmet Bilge, Sina Ali, Yakup Alsancak, Ayse Saatci Yasar
316
Mitral Valve Replacement with Half-and-Half Technique for Recurrent Mitral Paravalvular Leakage
Akimasa Morisaki, Yasuyuki Kato, Yosuke Takahashi, Toshihiko Shibata
320
Vanishing V-Wave: Percutaneous Edge-to-Edge Repair for Severe Mitral Regurgitation
Mackram F. Eleid, Peter M. Pollak, Sorin V. Pislaru, Guy S. Reeder, Charanjit S. Rihal
323
Sleep Apnea in Patients with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Muntecep Asker, Selvi Asker
325
TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE  
The Forgotten (Tricuspid) Valve: Third Time, Right Time
Kristof De Brabandere, Bram J. Amsel, Inez Rodrigus
331
Asymptomatic Tricuspid Stenosis Following a Complex Lead Extraction Procedure
Umit Guray, Esra Gucuk Ipek, Ozgul Ucar, Yesim Guray
335
Tricuspid Valve Repair with Pericardial Tube Placement via a Right Minithoracotomy
Christos G. Mihos, Andres M. Pineda, Orlando Santana, Rama K. Krishna, Joseph Lamelas
338
REPLACEMENT VALVES  
First Explantation of Direct Flow Medical Transcatheter Valve
Smita Scholtz, Dieter Horstkotte, Jan Gummert, Jochen Börgermann, Werner Scholtz
342
Treatment of Aortic, Mitral and Tricuspid Structural Bioprosthetic Valve Deterioration Using the Valve-in-Valve Technique
Pablo Codner, Abid Assali, Hana Vaknin-Assa, Yaron Shapira, Katia Orvin1, Ram Sharoni, Alexander Sagie, Ran Kornowski
345
A Case Series of Obstructive Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis, Successfully Treated with Low-Dose, Slow Infusion Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator
Hatem Ari, Abdullah Dogan, Kadir Ceviker, Fatih Aksoy, Akif Arslan, Ercan Varol
353
Hemodynamic comparison between Trifecta and Freestyle valves implanted in small aortic roots. One-year echocardiographic results from a prospective randomized study
Giordano Tasca, Antonello Stefano Martin1, Floriana Giannico, Beatrice Riva, Paola Redaelli, Elisabetta Lobiati, Michele Triggiani, Andrea Galanti, Amando Gamba
360
VALVE REPLACEMENT AND PREGNANCY  
Ten Years’ Experience of Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Cardiac Valvulopathies: Are Valve Prostheses Worst?
André Viveiros Monteiro, Joana Rebelo, Lino Patricio, Ana Campos, Augusta Borges, Rui Cruz Ferreira
368
Management of Prosthetic Thrombosis During Pregnancy: Importance of a Multidisciplinary Approach
Michele Celiento, Maurizio Levantino, Vito Cela, Roberto Cioni, Fabio Guarracino, Uberto Bortolotti
376
MISCELLANEOUS  
Radical Resection of Cardiac Angiosarcoma with Atrial Reconstruction
Peter Chiu, Ashley Black, Y. Joseph Woo
379
Pulmonary Valvuloplasty by Autologous Pericardium in a Patient with Active Infectious Endocarditis and Osler’s Disease
Yasunobu Konishi, Yoshito Sakon, Ken Nakamura, Naoto Fukunaga, Hideo Kanemitsu, Tadaaki Koyama
383
Effectiveness of Anti-Calcification Technologies in a Rabbit Model
Greg Wright, Angela de la Fuente
386
Computational Hemodynamic Investigation of Bileaflet and Trileaflet Mechanical Heart Valves
Yee Han Kuan, Vinh-Tan Nguyen, Foad Kabinejadian, Hwa Liang Leo
393
Quantitative Cardiology: Back to Square One
Jeffrey B. Geske, Titus C. Evans, Jr., Rick A. Nishimura
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