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You are here: Contents > 2004 > Volume 13 Number 5 September 2004

Volume 13 Number 5 September 2004

Contents

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE
Heyde’s Syndrome: A Review
Gordon E. Pate MSc, Mann Chandavimol MD, Sheldon C. Naiman MD, John G. Webb MD
701
An Epidemiological Study of Heyde’s Syndrome: An Association between Aortic Stenosis and Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gordon E. Pate MSc, Aisling Mulligan MA
713
A Versatile Technique for Aortic Root Replacement Without Pre-Manufactured Composite Graft: A 12-year experience
James C. Halstead MRCS, Eric Lim MRCS, Ayyaz Ali MRCS, Steven Tsui MD, Stephen Large FRCS, John Wallwork FRCS, John Dunning FRCS
717
Effects of Valve Replacement on Left Ventricular Function in Patients with Aortic Regurgitation and Severe Ventricular Disease
Julian Collinson MD, Marcus Flather FRCP, John R. Pepper FRCS, Michael Henein PhD
722
Hemodynamic Performance on Exercise: Comparison of a Stentless and Stented Biological Aortic Valve Replacement
John Chambers MD, Helen Rimington MD, Ronak Rajani MD, Fiona Hodson MD,
Christopher Blauth FRCS
729
‘BioGlue’ for the Repair of Aortic Insufficiency in Acute Aortic Dissection
Ehud Raanani MD, Georgios P. Georghiou MD, Alex Kogan MD, Boniface Wandwi MD, Yaron Shapira MD, Bernardo A. Vidne MD
734
Ten-Year Follow Up after Autologous Rectus Abdominis Fascia Sheath Patch Repair of Aortic Root Abscess
Nikolaos B. Tsilimingas MD, Yskert von Kodolitsch MD, Beate Reiter MD,
Thomas Münzel MD, Thomas Meinertz MD
738
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
Anterior Leaflet Augmentation with Autologous Pericardium for Mitral Repair in Rheumatic Valve Insufficiency
Christophe Acar MD, José Saez de Ibarra MD, Emmanuel Lansac MD
741
Current Results of Combined Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Mitral Annuloplasty in Patients with Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Farzan Filsoufi MD, Lishan Aklog, MD, John G. Byrne MD, Lawrence H. Cohn MD, David H. Adams MD
747
Surgical Treatment of Infective Mitral Valve Endocarditis
Markus J. Wilhelm MD, Reza Tavakoli MD, Kathrin Schneeberger MD, Simon Hörstrupp MD, Oliver Reuthebuch MD, Burkhardt Seifert PhD, Marko Turina MD, Michele Genoni MD
754
Balloon Mitral Valvotomy after Surgical Commissurotomy: Clinical and Hemodynamic Results of a Large, Single-Center Study
Ulrike Neumayer MD, Henning K. Schmidt MD, Dieter Fassbender MD, Hermann Mannebach MD, Nicola Bogunovic, Dieter Horstkotte MD
760
Early Results with Stentless Mitral Valve Replacement
Thomas Walther MD, Sven Lehmann MD, Volkmar Falk MD, Claudia Walther MD, Nico Doll MD, Bianca Uhlig, Marika Viehweg, Sebastian Metz MD, Friedrich W. Mohr MD
766
Increases in Mitral Leaflet Radii of Curvature with Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Frederick A. Tibayan MD, Filiberto Rodriguez MD, Frank Langer MD, Mary K. Zasio BS, Lynn Bailey AS, David Liang MD, George T. Daughters MS, Matts Karlsson PhD, Neil B. Ingels, Jr., PhD, D. Craig Miller MD
772
Mitral Valve Hemorrhage and Mitral Annulus Shrinkage in Rabbits with Transient Ventricular Bigeminies Induced by Vagal Stimulation
Terunao Ashida MD, Chikako Ono MD, Takao Sugiyama MD, Jun Fujii MD
779
TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE
Clinical Correlates and Mortality of Hemodynamically Significant Tricuspid Regurgitation
Carolyn Z. Behm MD, Jayant Nath MD, Elyse Foster MD
784
Isolated Congenital Tricuspid Insufficiency Associated with Right-Sided Congenital Partial Absence of the Pericardium
Andrew C. Chatzis MD, Nicolas M. Giannopoulos MD, George E. Sarris MD
790
LABORATORY STUDIES
Flat or Curved Pericardial Aortic Valve Cusps: A Finite Element Study
Khee Hiang Lim PhD, Johanes Candra BEng, Joon Hock Yeo PhD, Carlos M. G. Duran MD
792
Specific Regional and Directional Contractile Responses of Aortic Cusp Tissue
John D. B. Kershaw PhD, Martin Misfeld MD, Hans-Hinrich Sievers MD, Magdi H. Yacoub FRS, Adrian H. Chester PhD
798
3-D Simulation of the St. Jude Medical Bileaflet Valve Opening Process: Fluid-Structure Interaction Study and Experimental Validation
Alberto Redaelli, Helene Bothorel, Emiliano Votta, Monica Soncini, Umberto Morbiducci, Costantino Del Gaudio, Antonio Balducci, Mauro Grigioni
804
Flow Characterization of the ADVANTAGE® and St. Jude Medical® Bileaflet Mechanical Heart Valves
Mark C. S. Shu PhD, Keith K. O’Rourke BS, Chris M. Coppin MD, Jack D. Lemmon PhD
814
Doppler Assessment of Mechanical Aortic Valve Prostheses: Effect of Valve Design and Size of the Aorta
Julia Mascherbauer MD, Heinrich Schima MD, Gerald Maurer MD, Helmut Baumgartner MD
823
TISSUE ENGINEERING
Prototype Anionic Detergent Technique Used to Decellularize Allograft (Homograft) Valve Conduits Evaluated in the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract in Sheep
Stephen L. Hilbert MD, Roh Yanagida MD, Jason Souza BS, Lloyd Wolfinbarger PhD, Alyce Linthurst Jones MS, Paula Krueger BS, Gary Stearns BS, Arthur Bert MD, Richard A. Hopkins MD
831
Dynamic and Reversible Changes of Interstitial Cell Phenotype During Remodeling of Cardiac Valves
Elena Rabkin-Aikawa MD, Mark Farber MS, Masanori Aikawa MD, Frederick J. Schoen MD
841
Beta-Actin Cannot be Used as a Control for Gene Expression in Ovine Interstitial Cells Derived from Heart Valves
Jessa Yperman, Geoffrey De Visscher PhD, Paul Holvoet PhD, Willem Flameng MD
848
CASE REPORTS
Body Piercing: A Rare Cause of Mitral Valve Endocarditis
Shahzad G. Raja MRCS, Sujay K. Shad FRCS (CTh), Gilles D. Dreyfus MD
854
Aortic Valve Rupture due to High-voltage Electrical Injury: Case Report
Niyazi Güler MD, Cenap Özkara MD, Mustafa Tuncer MD, Ünal Güntekin MD, Songül Kocabas MD
857
Quadricuspid Aortic Valve: A Chance for Repair
Nuran Yener PhD, Adem Resatoglu MD, EL Amin E. Elnur MD, Ali Yener MD
860
Aortic Valve Regurgitation in Alkaptonuria
Masaru Yoshikai MD, Junichi Murayama MD, Noriko Yamada MD
863
Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome with Severe Calcific Aortic Valve Stenosis and Calcific Mitral Valve
Krishnakumar Nair DM, Padmakumar Ramachandran DM, Kavassery M. Krishnamoorthy DM, Santhosh Dora DM, Tharakan J. Achuthan DM
866
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
In response to Stalenhoef JE, Mellema EC, Veeger NJ, Ebels T. Thrombogenicity and reoperation of the St. Jude Medical valve: A comparison with the conventional St. Jude valve. J Heart Valve Dis 2003;12:635-639
L. Ovens MB, J. Lainchbury MD, F. A. Frizelle MMedSc, H. Singh MS
870
In response to Böhm JO et al. Hemodynamic performance following the Ross operation: Comparison of two different techniques. J Heart Valve Dis 2004;13:174-180
Shahzad G. Raja MRCS
871