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Volume 20 Number 1 January 2011

Contents

MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
A Simple Non-Invasive Method to Predict the Mitral Valve Geometric Orifice Area after Edge-to-Edge Repair
Emmanuel Gaillard, Lyes Kadem Eng, Louis-Gilles Durand
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Edge-to-Edge Repairs of P2 Prolapsed Mitral Valves in Isolated Swine Hearts
Jason L. Quill, Michael G. Bateman, James L. St. Louis, Paul A. Iaizzo
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Assessment of Planimetric Mitral Valve Area Using 16-Row Multidetector Computed Tomography in Patients with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Ozgul Uçar, Murat Vural, Zehra Cetin, Serkan Gokaslan, Tugba Gürsoy, Lale Pasaoglu, Suha Koparal, Sinan Aydoglu
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AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
The Influence of Statins on Levels of Calcification Biomarkers in Patients with Aortic Sclerosis or Mild Aortic Stenosis
Pawel Petkow Dimitrow, Marek Jawien, Andrzej Gackowski
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Prevalence and Clinical Impact of Left Coronary Dominance in Patients with Aortic Stenosis
Steffen Desch, Christina Harzendorf, Suzanne de Waha, Ingo Eitel, Friedrich-Wilhelm Mohr, Gerhard Schuler, Holger Thiele
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Degeneration and Atherosclerosis Inducing Increased Deposition of Type IIA secretory phospholipase A2, C-Reactive Protein and Complement in Aortic Valves Cause Neutrophilic Granulocyte Influx
Koba Kupreishvili, Alexi Baidoshvili, Mimi ter Weeme, Marinus A. J. M. Huybregts, Paul A. J. Krijnen, Victor W. M. Van Hinsbergh, Wim Stooker, Leon Eijsman, Hans W. M. Niessen
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REPLACEMENT DEVICES  
Review: Anticalcification Strategies to Increase Bioprosthetic Valve Durability
Gaetano Thiene, Marialuisa Valente
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Finite Element Modeling of the Pulmonary Autograft at Systemic Pressure before Remodeling
Peter B. Matthews, Choon-Sik Jhun, Stephanie Yaung, Ali N. Azadani, Julius M. Guccione, Liang Ge, Elaine E. Tseng
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In-Vitro Investigation of the Hemodynamics of the Edwards Sapien™ Transcatheter Heart Valve
Sebastian Stühle, Daniel Wendt, Guojun Hou, Hermann Wendt, Marc Schlamann, Matthias Thielmann, Heinz Jakob, Wojciech Kowalczyk
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Correction of Aortic Regurgitation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation of the Medtronic CoreValve™ Prosthesis Due to a Too-Low Implantation, Using Transcatheter Repositioning
Ralf Zahn, Rudolf Schiele, Caroline Kilkowski, Bärbel Klein, Uwe Zeymer, Christiane Werling, Andreas Lehmann, Ulrich Gerckens, Werner Saggau
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MISCELLANEOUS  
First Experimental Use of Magnets in Cardiac Valve Repair
Mojgan Laali, Erwan Flécher, Bertrand Nogarede, Nicolas Martinez, Stéphane Aubert, Pascal Leprince, Iradj Gandjbakhch
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Triple-Valve Surgery: Clinical Results of a Three-Decade Experience
Guillaume Marquis Gravel, Denis Bouchard, Louis P. Perrault, Pierre Pagé, Michel Carrier, Raymond Cartier, Hugues Jeanmart, Michel Pellerin
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Electrocardiographic and Imaging Predictors for Permanent Pacemaker Requirement after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Ralf Koos, Andreas Horst Mahnken, –mer Aktug, Guido Dohmen, Rüdiger Autschbach, Nikolaus Marx, Rainer Hoffmann
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CASE REPORTS  
Left Ventricular Remodeling with Intensive Exercise after Aortic Valve Replacement
Axel Pressler, Johannes Scherr, Walter Eichinger, Sabine Bleiziffer, Rüdiger Lange, Martin Halle
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Bartonella henselae Endocarditis of Percutaneously Implanted Pulmonary Valve: A Case Report
Iryna Atamanyuk, Shahzad G. Raja, Martin Kostolny
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Valve-Sparing Surgery for Isolated Cleft Mitral Valve Complicated by Endocarditis in a Child
Michal Wojtalik, Wojciech Mrówczy?ski, Bartlomiej Mrozinski
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18F-Fluoro-2-Deoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography-Negative Endocarditis Lenta caused by Bartonella henselae
Sanjay U. C. Sankatsing, Marion-Eliëtte Kolader, Berto J. Bouma, Roel J. Bennink, Hein J. Verberne, Tieneke M. Ansink, Caroline E. Visser, Jan T.M. van der Meer
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Mitral Valve Reconstruction in a Patient with Libman-Sacks Endocarditis: A Case Report
Patrick Perier, Michael Jeserich, Michael Vieth, Karsten Pohle, Wolfgang Hohenberger, Anno Diegeler
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
 
Endocarditis due to Gemella haemolysans in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Nestor Avgoustidis, Christos V. Bourantas, George P. Anastasiadis, Nikolaos Sipsas, Dimitrios Pikazis
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Rapidly Progressive Infective Endocarditis without Features of Systemic Inflammation Resulting in Perforation of the Native Aortic Valve
Abhijeet Dhoble, Prashanth Peddi, Ameeth Vedre, Ying Qin, Edwin Marinas, George S. Abela, Milind Karve
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Destructive Abiotrophia defectiva Endocarditis
Jagadeesh K. Kalavakunta, David S. Davenport, Hemasri Tokala, Anthony King, Michael Khagny, Vishal Gupta
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Combined Mitral and Pulmonary Valvotomy with Inoue Balloon in Rheumatic Quadrivalvular Disease
Sivadasanpillai Harikrishnan, Sasidharan Bijulal, Nair Krishnakumar, Valaparambil K. Ajithkumar
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