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Volume 27 Number 1 January 2018

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Average Aortic Valve Sclerosis Score Index as a Marker for Significant Coronary Artery Disease in Patients with Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction or Unstable Angina
Maryam Nabati, Maryam Favaedi
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Clinical Significance of Greater Implantation Height with SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve
Fernando Ramirez Del Val, Sameer A. Hirji, Edward T. Carreras, Ahmed A. Kolkailah, Ritam Chowdhury, Siobhan McGurk, Jiyae Lee, Charles B. Nyman, Douglas C. Shook, Piotr S. Sobieszczyk, Marc P. Pelletier, Pinak B. Shah, Tsuyoshi Kaneko
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Immediate and Long-Term Follow Up Results of Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty in Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis Among Young Patients
Ajith Ananthakrishna Pillai, Vidhyakar Rangaswamy Balasubramanian, Devendra Kanshilal Sharma
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Evolution of Veterans Affairs Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Program: The First 100 Patients
Joseph Yang, Jeffrey M. Zimmet, Vimala M. Ponna, Frank Ma, Curtis J. Wozniak, Liang Ge, Kendrick A. Shunk, Elaine E. Tseng
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MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
In-Vivo Evaluation of Flexible Mitral Annuloplasty Rings: Are They All the Same?
Jonas Rasmussen, Søren Nielsen Skov, Diana M. Ropcke, Marcell Juan Tjoernild, Christine Ilkjaer, Sten Lyager Nielsen
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New Mitral Valve Annuloplasty Concept: Optimizing Annular Dynamics and Force Distribution
Morten O. Jensen, Henrik Jensen, Søren N. Skov, Robert A. Levine, Hans Nygaard, J. M. Hasenkam, Sten L. Nielsen
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Mitral Valve Repair with a Semi-Rigid C-Band Annuloplasty Ring in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Still a Viable Surgical Option?
Guglielmo Saitto, Antonio Lio, Marco Russo, Francesca Nicolò, Carlo Bassano, Antonio Scafuri, Paolo Nardi, Giovanni Ruvolo
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THROMBOSIS, EMBOLISM AND BLEEDING  
The Influence of Warfarin Adherence on Time in Therapeutic Range Among Patients with Mechanical Heart Valves
Demet Ozkaramanli Gur, Derya Baykız, Aydin Akyuz, Seref Alpsoy, Cigdem Fidan
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Relationship Between Pulmonary Venous Flow and Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis
Sinan Cerşit, Sabahattin Gündüz, Mustafa Ozan Gürsoy, Süleyman Karakoyun, Macit Kalçık, Emrah Bayam, Mahmut Yesin, Mehmet Özkan
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BASIC SCIENCE  
Brachial-Ankle Pulse Waves Reflect the Hemodynamics of Valvular Heart Disease
Ritsuko Kurimoto, Hirokazu Shiraishi, Takuya Taniguchi, Asako Otakara, Naohiko Nakanishi, Kan Zen, Takeshi Nakamura, Tetsuhiro Yamano, Takeshi Shirayama, Hitoshi Yaku, Satoaki Matoba
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Sociodemographic, Clinical and Patient-Reported Outcomes and Readmission After Heart Valve Surgery
Britt Borregaard, Jan Sørensen, Ola Ekholm, Jacob E. Møller, Lars P. Riber, Lars Thrysoee, Charlotte B. Thorup, Marianne Vamosi, Anne V. Christensen, Trine B. Rasmussen, Selina K. Berg
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DEVICE EVALUATION  
Early Hemodynamic Performance of the Crown PRT Aortic Prosthesis: A Prospective Study
Simon M. Duggan, Syed Sadeque, Danai Karamanou, Kareem Salhiyyah, Suresh Giritharan, Dimitrios, Pousios, Szabolcs Miskolczi, Clifford W. Barlow
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Excellent Durability of the Mosaic Porcine Aortic Bioprosthesis at Extended Follow Up
Michele Celiento, Giacomo Ravenni, Leonardo Tomei, Stefano Pratali, Aldo D. Milano, Uberto Bortolotti
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CASE REPORTS  
TAVI as Therapy of Choice for Aortic Valve Disease in Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Jan-Philipp Minol, Tobias Zeus, Alexander Blehm, Verena Veulemans
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Treatment of Simultaneous Thromboembolism of the Right and Left Coronary Arteries with Thrombus Aspiration in a Patient with a Prosthetic Mitral Valve
Serhat Sığırcı, Kudret Keskin, Süleyman Sezai Yıldız, Gökhan Aksan, Buket Bambul Sığırcı, Kadriye Orta Kılıçkesmez
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Mitral Chordae Rupture as a Possible First-Time Presentation for Graves’ Disease
Sami N. Ghazal, Mohammad K. Alarfaj
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MitraClip® Repair in Cardiogenic Shock Due to Acute Mitral Regurgitation: From Near-Death to Walking
Marco Hernández-Enríquez, Xavier Freixa, Laura Sanchis, Ander Regueiro, Felip Burgos, Ricard Navarro, Mónica Masotti, Marta Sitges, Manel Sabaté
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Management of Late Paravalvular Leak after Transcatheter Valve Placement in Calcified Mitral Annulus
Rebekah Macfie, Howard Song, Grant Bruch, Scott Chadderdon, Firas Zahr
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Use of AngioVac for Removal of Tricuspid Valve Vegetation
Peter Wallenhorst, Joshua Rutland, John Gurley, Maya Guglin
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Double Valve Failure Due to Perceval Sutureless Aortic Valve Migration
Michele Rossi, Lucia Cristodoro, Devotini Roger, Virgilio Pennisi, Giuseppe Pisano, Pasquale Fratto
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