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You are here: Contents > 2017 > Volume 26 Number 1 January 2017

Volume 26 Number 1 January 2017

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Sutureless Valves Reduce Hospital Costs Compared to Traditional Valves
François Laborde, Thierry Folliguet, Gabriel Ghorayeb, Konstantinos Zannis
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Leaflet Hypomobility After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Thrombosis or Mechanical Factors? A Possible Pathophysiological Pattern
Michele Gallo, Stefanos Demertzis, Gino Gerosa, Enrico Ferrari
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Preoperative Computed Tomography Scan Analysis of Interleaflets Triangles to Guide Aortic Root Repair Procedures
Claudia Romagnoni, Andrea Mangini, Monica Contino, Rubina Rosa, Sonia Ippolito, Guido Gelpi, Carlo Antona
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Procedural Techniques for the Management of Severe Transvalvular and Paravalvular Aortic Regurgitation During TAVR
Abdulla A. Damluji, Carlos E. Alfonso, Mauricio G. Cohen
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Acute Aortic Regurgitation in the Current Era of Percutaneous Treatment: Pathophysiology and Hemodynamics
Baris Bugan, Erkan Yildirim, Murat Celik, Uygar Cagdas Yuksel
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Symetis TF ACURATEneo™ Valve-in-Valve: A New Indication for Another Self-Expanding TAVI Prosthesis?
Elton Pllaha, Paolo Pagnotta, Marco Rossi, Bernhard Reimers
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Assessment of Contributors of Aortopathy and Subclinical Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Normally Functioning Bicuspid Aortic Valves
Kamil Tuluce, Selcen Yakar Tuluce, Ersin Cagri Simsek, Serdar Bayata, Cem Nazli
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Aortic Root Surgery in Marfan Syndrome: Medium-Term Outcome in a Single-Center Experience
Christine H. Attenhofer Jost, Heidi M. Connolly, Christopher G. Scott, Naser M. Ammash, Juan M. Bowen, Hartzell V. Schaff
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MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Percutaneous Antegrade Trans-Septal Closure of Mitral Paravalvular Leak without Creation of an Arteriovenous Wire Loop in Patients with Coexistent Mechanical Aortic Valve
Teoman Kilic, Senol Coskun, Kurtulus Karauzum, Sadan Yavuz, Tayfun Sahin
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BASIC SCIENCE  
How Heart Valves Evolve to Adapt to an Extreme-Pressure System: Morphologic and Biomechanical Properties of Giraffe Heart Valves
Jonas Amstrup Funder, Carl Christian Danielsen, Ulrik Baandrup, Bo Martin Bibby, Ted Carl Andelius, Emil Toft Brøndum, Tobias Wang, J. Michael Hasenkam
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In-Vitro Pulsatile Flow Measurement in Prosthetic Heart Valves: An Inter-Laboratory Comparison
Stephen M. Retta, Jeff Kepner, Salvador Marquez, Bruce A. Herman, Mark C. S. Shu, Laurence W. Grossman
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DEVICE EVALUATION  
Leaflet Mechanical Properties of Carpentier-Edwards Perimount Magna Pericardial Aortic Bioprostheses
Heide Kuang, Yue Xuan, Michelle Lu, Aart Mookhoek, Andrew D. Wisneski, Julius M. Guccione, Liang Ge, Elaine E. Tseng
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Aortic Valve Replacement with the Labcor TLPB Supra™ Porcine Bioprosthesis Intermediate Clinical and Echocardiographic Outcomes
Markus Schlömicher, Zulfugar Taghiyev, Yazan Al-Jabery, Peter Lukas Haldenwang, Leif Markthaler, Vadim Moustafine, Axel Maria Laczkovics, Justus Thomas Strauch, Matthias Bechtel
90
INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS  
Candida Endocarditis: A Review of Twelve Episodes in Eleven Patients
Tatjana Lejko Zupanc, Mateja Logar
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CASE REPORTS  
Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis Presenting with Acute Aortic and Mitral Regurgitation: Case Report and Big-Data Analysis
Sadeer G. Al-Kindi, M. Amer Al-Aiti, Michael Yang, Richard A. Josephson
103
Isolated Right Ventricular Apical Trabecular Hypoplasia: A Case Report
Qi Tan, Jie Zi, Mei Zhu, Anbiao Wang
107
Redo Tricuspid Valve Repair with Leaflet Augmentation Using the Left Atrial Wall
Daisuke Endo, Kenji Kuwaki, Taira Yamamoto, Atsushi Amano
111
Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation: Failing Tricuspid Bioprosthesis in a Patient with Ebstein’s Anomaly
Pedro A. Villablanca, Aman M. Shah, David F. Briceno, Ali N. Zaidi, Mei Chau, Mario J. Garcia, David Slovut, Cynthia Taub
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Transfemoral Valve-In-Valve in a Degenerated Small Aortic Bioprosthesis: Five-Year Follow Up
Stefano Salizzoni, Federico Conrotto, Mauro Rinaldi, Gian Paolo Ussia, Gaetana Ferraro, Mauro Giorgi, Maurizio D’Amico
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR  
A New Sign of Severe Aortic Regurgitation Detected Through Airflow Analysis in Mechanical Ventilation
Juan C Garcia-Rubira, Maria J Cristo-Ropero, Manuel Almendro-Delia, Rafael Hidalgo-Urbano
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IMAGE OF THE MONTH  
Concomitant Tricuspid and Mitral Native Valve Infective Endocarditis
Su-Jin Jeong, Sang-Hoon Seol, Pil Sang Song
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