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Volume 25 Number 1 January 2016

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Valvular Heart Disease Epidemics
Blanca Domenech, José Luis Pomar, Susanna Prat-González, Bárbara Vidal, Alfons López-Soto, Manel Castella, Marta Sitges
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AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Favorable Survival after Aortic Valve Replacement Compared to the General Population
Sindri A. Viktorsson, Dadi Helgason, Andri W. Orrason, Thor Aspelund, Martin Ingi Sigurdsson, Arnar Geirsson, Tomas Gudbjartsson
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Intravenous Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator Therapy for Acute Basilar Artery Ischemic Stroke Following Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Nicholas J. Montarello, Adam J. Nelson, Samuel L. Sidharta, Stephen G. Worthley
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Syphilitic Aortitis Presenting with Coronary Ostial Stenosis and Aortic Regurgitation
Rayyan Jadeed, Ruth Paarmann, Wolfgang Harringer, Aschraf El-Essawi
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Immediate Outcomes of Aortic Valve Replacement with Sutureless versus Stentless Bioprosthesis
Ali Ihsan Parlar, Muhammet Onur Hanedan, Ilker Mataraci, Mehmet Ali Yuruk, Ufuk Sayar, Ali Kemal Arslan, Tanil Ozer
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Value of Combined Circumferential and Longitudinal Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction to Predict Adverse Outcome in Patients with Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis
Giovanni Cioffi, Carmine Mazzone, Giulia Barbati, Andrea Rossi, Stefano Nistri, Federica Ognibeni, Luigi Tarantini, Andrea Di Lenarda, Pompilio Faggiano, Giovanni Pulignano, Carlo Stefenelli, Giovanni de Simone
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MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Impact of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch after Mitral Valve Replacement
Calogera Pisano, Carmela Rita Balistreri, Oreste Fabio Triolo, Rosalba Franchino, Alberto Allegra, Veronica Capuccio, Vincenzo Argano, Giovanni Ruvolo
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Untreated Mitral Regurgitation Does Not Affect Survival of Elderly Patients Undergoing TAVI
Shuli Silberman, Daniel Fink, Adi Butnaru, Jonathan Balkin, Yaron Almagor, Rachel Tauber, Ofer Merin
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Impact of Chronic Rheumatic Valve Diseases on Large Vessels
Gokhan Altunbas, Murat Yuce, Hasan O. Ozer, Vedat Davutoglu, Suleyman Ercan, Nese Kizilkan, Muhammet Bilici
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Impaired Left Ventricular Function Does Not Predict Worse Late Outcome after Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery
Stefan E. Verstraeten, Mohamed A. Soliman Hamad, Kathinka C. M. Peels, Jan-Melle van Dantzig, Albert H. M. van Straten
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Triple Percutaneous Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty for Patients with Recurrent Mitral Valve Stenosis: Long-Term Observations
Paweł Tyczyński, Zbigniew Chmielak, Witold Rużyłło, Aneta Fronczak, Mariusz Kłopotowski, Piotr Szymański, Marek Konka, Adam Witkowski
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TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE  
The Double-Orifice Valve Technique to Treat Tricuspid Valve Incompetence
Roland Hetzer, Mariano Javier, Eva Maria Delmo Walter
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INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS  
Not So EASE-Y: How Often do Hospitalized Infective Endocarditis Patients Meet Criteria for Early Surgery?
Mohammed Amin Kashef, Auras R. Atreya, Jaime Hernandez-Montfort, Jennifer Friderici, Tara Lagu
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REPLACEMENT DEVICE EVALUATION  
Thrombocytopenia after Aortic Valve Replacement with Perceval S Sutureless Bioprosthesis
Eladio Sánchez, Jose-Antonio Corrales, Pasnayotis Fantidis, Ibrahim S. Tarhini, Ijaz Khan, Tomás Pineda, Jose-Ramon González
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Biomechanical Properties of Fiber Bundle and Membrane Mesostructures of the Porcine Aortic Valve
Christopher A. Rock, Todd C. Doehring
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Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation in a Degenerated Mitral Bioprosthesis Using a Trans-Septal Anterograde Approach and 3-D Transesophageal Echocardiography Guidance
N. Piotr Rudzinski, Zofia Dzielinska, Adam Witkowski, Marek Konka, Kulej-Lyko Katarzyna, Marcin Demkow
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Ventricular Embolization of Two Edwards SAPIEN XT Prosthetic Valves During Trans-Subclavian Aortic Valve Implantation
Serdal Baştuğ, Abdullah Nabi Aslan, Cenk Sarı, Hacı Ahmet Kasapkara, Hüseyin Ayhan, Engin Bozkurt
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Experimental Study on the In-Vivo Heterotopic Transplantation of Aortic Valved Homografts after De-Endothelialization
Yanmeng Lou , Qing Chang, Hui Jing, Tianyi Wang, Hongyan Wu
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Histopathological and Immunohistochemical Evaluation of Pannus Tissue in Patients with Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
Süleyman Karakoyun, Mustafa Ozan Gürsoy, Mahmut Yesin, Macit Kalçık, Mehmet Ali Astarcıoğlu, Sabahattin Gündüz, Ali Emrah Oğuz, Şermin Çoban Kökten, Ayşe Nimet Karadayı, Altuğ Tuncer, Cengiz Köksal, Tayyar Gökdeniz, Mehmet Özka
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CASE REPORT  
Quadruple Valve Reoperation after the Ross Procedure
Nora Goebel, Marc Albert, Alina Stan, Adrian Ursulescu, Ulrich F. W. Franke
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MISCELLANEOUS  
Abiotrophia defectiva Endocarditis Complicated by Ventricular Tachycardia
Kyriacos Mouyis, Sophia Metaxa, Constantinos Missouris
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Left Atrial Reservoir Function in Symptomatic Versus Asymptomatic Patients with Moderate Mitral Stenosis
Maha El Sebaie, Abd el Fatah Ferer, Hasam El Shaer, Possy Hamed
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Analysis of the Early Results of 693 Patients Undergoing Valvular Reoperation Between 1993 and 2011
Mehmet Erdem Toker, Nihat Çine, Mehmet Taşar, Mehmet Dedemoğlu, Ekrem Yılmaz,
Mehmet Balkanay, Cevat Yakut
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