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Volume 13 Number 6 November 2004

Contents

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE
Determinants of Left Ventricular Mass in Aortic Stenosis
John Chambers MD, Scott Takeda MD, Helen Rimington BSc, Michelle Lambert-Hammill MSc, Chandrasekhar Shetty MD, Anthony Wierzbicki MD
873
Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography after Aortic Valve Replacement does not Predict Subsequent Transvalvular Gradients
Lauren Levy, Julie L. Martin MD, G. Michael Deeb MD, David S. Bach MD
881
Propensity Score Analysis of a Six-Year Experience with Minimally Invasive Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement
Ram Sharony MD, Eugene A. Grossi MD, Paul C. Saunders MD, Charles F. Schwartz MD, Greg H. Ribakove MD, F. Gregory Baumann MD, Aubrey C. Galloway MD, Stephen B. Colvin MD
887
Transcription Factor Egr-1 in Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
Marjan Ghazvini-Boroujerdi, Jocelyn Clark, Navneet Narula, Elizabeth Palmatory, Jeanne M. Connolly, Suzanne DeFelice, Jie Xu, Bo Jian, Senator Hazelwood, Robert J. Levy
894
Re-do Aortic Valve Replacement: Does a Previous Homograft Influence the Operative Outcome?
Pankaj Kumar FRCS, Thanos Athanasiou MD, Ayyaz Ali MRCS, Sujit Nair MRCS, Bilgehan S. Oz MD, Anthony DeSouza FRCS, Neil Moat FRCS, Darryl F. Shore FRCS, John R. Pepper FRCS
904
Determinants of Health-related Quality of Life after Aortic Valve Replacement in Six-Month Survivors of Intervention
Henning T. Baberg MD, Matthias Dirlich MD, Axel Laczkovics MD, Peter Grewe MD, Waldemar Bojara MD, Justus de Zeeuw MD, Torsten T. Bauer MD, Joachim Kugler MD, Andreas Mügge MD
914
Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis: Repair with the Yacoub Procedure
Anil Z. Apaydin MD, Hakan Posacioglu MD, Sanem Nalbantgil MD, Deniz Nart MD
921
Cystic Subaortic Discrete Membrane in an Elderly Woman
Akin Izgi MD, Cevat Kirma MD, Ali C. Tanalp MD, Denyan Mansuroglu MD, Gokhan Ipek MD
925
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
Prevention of Systolic Anterior Motion after Mitral Valve Repair with an Anterior Leaflet Valvuloplasty
Robert L. Quigley MD, Fermin C. Garcia MD, Remy A. Badawi MD
927
Long-Term Outcome after Mitral Valve Replacement with Preservation of Continuity between the Mitral Annulus and the Papillary Muscle in Patients with Mitral Stenosis
Takaaki Sugita MD, Masahiko Matsumoto MD, Junichiro Nishizawa MD, Katsuhiko Matsuyama MD, Yujiro Kawanishi MD, Kyokun Uehara MD, Yuichi Ueda MD
931
Effects of Late Regain of Sinus Rhythm on Pulmonary Artery Pressure and Functional Status in Patients with Mitral Valve Replacement Surgery and Atrial Fibrillation
Mehmet Kabukcu MD, Ekrem Yanik MD, Fatih Demircioglu MD, Ilhan Gölbasi MD, Filiz Ersel MD
937
Prevalence and Fate of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension in 559 Consecutive Patients with Severe Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis Undergoing Mitral Balloon Valvotomy
Mohamed E. Fawzy MD, Walid Hassan MD, Miltiadis Stefadouros MD, Mohamed Moursi MD, Fayez El Shaer MD, Mohammad A. Chaudhary PhD
942
Avulsion of the Mitral Valve Leaflet during Percutaneous Commissurotomy
Vitor O. Gomes MD, Roselei Graebin MD, Ricardo Lasevitch MD, Alberto A. Brizolara MD, Paulo Caramori MD
949
TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE
Twenty-Five Years’ Clinical Experience with Repair of Tricuspid Insufficiency
Michel Carrier MD, Michel Pellerin MD, Marie-Claude Guertin MD, Denis Bouchard MD, Yves Hébert MD, Louis P. Perrault MD, Raymond Cartier MD, Arsène Basmadjian MD
952
Tricuspid Valve Replacement: Clinical Long-Term Results for Acquired Isolated Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation
Ariane Maleszka MD, Georg Kleikamp MD, Reiner Koerfer MD
957
Intermediate Outcomes of Atrioventricular Valvuloplasty in Lateral Tunnel Fontan Patients
Camille L. Hancock Friesen, Megan C. Sherwood, Kevin Gauvreau, Derk F. Frank, Pedro J. del Nido, Richard A. Jonas, John E. Mayer, Jr., Joseph M. Forbess
962
DEVICE EVALUATION
Mid-term Pattern of Survival, Hemodynamic Performance and Rate of Complications after Medtronic Freestyle versus Homograft Full Aortic Root Replacement: Results from a Prospective Randomized Trial
Giovanni Melina MD, Fabio De Robertis MD, Mohamed Amrani FRCS, Asghar Khaghani FRCS, Magdi H. Yacoub FRS
972
The Stentless Cryo-Life O’Brien Porcine Aortic Valve at 10 Years
Ulrik Hvass MD, Franck Baron MD, Abdallah Elsebaey MD, Din Nguyen MD, Erwan Flecher MD
977
Immunological and Histological Evaluation of Decellularized Allograft in a Pig Model: Comparison with Cryopreserved Allograft
Satoshi Numata MD, Toshiya Fujisato MD, Kazuo Niwaya MD, Hatsue Ishibashi-Ueda MD, Takeshi Nakatani MD, Soichiro Kitamura MD
984
REOPERATION IN OCTOGENARIANS
The Risk of Reoperative Heart Valve Procedures in Octogenarian Patients
Matthias Kirsch MD, Kuniki Nakashima MD, Suguru Kubota MD, Rémi Houël MD, M. L. Hillion MD, Daniel Loisance MD
991
INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS
Impact of Echocardiography in the Short- and Long-term Prognosis of Patients with Infective Endocarditis and Negative Blood Cultures
José Zamorano MD, Leopoldo Perez de Isla MD, Luis Moura MD, Carlos Almería MD, Jose-Luis Rodrigo MD, Adalia Aubele MD, Carlos Macaya MD
997