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Volume 9 Number 2 March 2000

Contents

Editorial: The SilzoneÒ Dilemma – What Did We Learn?
Endre Bodnar MD
170
PULMONARY AUTOGRAFTS  
Editorial: The Pulmonary Autograft: The Ross Principle (or Ross Procedural Confusion)
Donald N. Ross FRCS
174
Pulmonary Autograft versus Aortic Homograft for Aortic Valve Replacement: Interim Results from a Prospective Randomized Trial
Lishan Aklog MD, Gerald S. Carr-White MD, Emma J. Birks MD, Magdi H. Yacoub FRS
176
Does the Ross Operation fulfil the Objective Performance Criteria Established For New Prosthetic Heart Valves?
Reinhard Moidl MD, Paul Simon MD, Christiane Aschauer MD, Orest Chevtchik MD,Natascha Kupilik MD, Susanne Rödler MD, Ernst Wolner MD, Günther Laufer MD
190
Annuloplasty and Aortoplasty as Modifications of the Ross Procedure for the Correction of Geometric Mismatch
James W. Klena MD, Ehyal Shweiki MD, H. William Mahaffey PA-C, Edward L. Woods MD, Charles H. Benoit MD, Christian L. Gilbert MD
195
HOMOGRAFTS  
Interstitial Ice Formation in Cryopreserved Homografts: A Possible Cause of Tissue Deterioration and Calcification In Vivo
Kelvin G. M. Brockbank PhD, Fred G. Lightfoot BA, Ying C. Song MD, PhD, Michael J. Taylor PhD
200
Banking of Cryopreserved Heart Valves in Europe: Assessment of a 10-year Operation in the European Homograft Bank (EHB)
Yves A. Goffin PhD, Beatrice Van Hoeck Lic Sc, Ramadan Jashari MD, Georges Soots PhD, Peter Kalmar MD
207
Results of Aortic Valve Replacement with Pulmonary and Aortic Homografts
Herbert Naegele, Michael Bohlmann, Volker Döring, Peter Kalmar, Wilfried Rödiger
215
Mitral Valve Surgery Utilizing Homografts: Early Results
Helmut Gulbins MD, Eckart Kreuzer MD, Antje Uhlig, Bruno Reichart MD
222
BASIC SCIENCE  
Glutaraldehyde Detoxification in Addition to Enhanced Amine Cross-Linking Dramatically Reduces Bioprosthetic Tissue Calcification in the Rat Model
Christoph Weissenstein MD, Paul Human MD, Deon Bezuidenhout MD, Peter Zilla MD
230
Glutaraldehyde-Induced Cross-Links: A Study of Model Compounds and Commercial Bioprosthetic Valves
Lisa J. Southern PhD, Herbert Hughes PhD, Patricia V. Lawford PhD, Malcolm R. Clench PhD, Nigel J. Manning PhD
241
Receptor-Mediated Contraction of Aortic Valve Leaflets
Adrian H. Chester PhD, Martin Misfeld MD, Magdi H. Yacoub FRS
250
Expression of 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptor Subtype Messenger RNA in Interstitial Cells from Human Heart Valves
Anjana Roy PhD, Nigel J. Brand PhD, Magdi H. Yacoub FRS
256
MITRAL VALVE  
Mitral Regurgitation Following Percutaneous Transvenous Mitral Commissurotomy: A Single-Center Experience
Upkar A. Kaul DM, Sandeep Singh DM, Gurcharan S. Kalra DM, Mohan Nair DM, Jagdish C. Mohan DM, Madhuri Nigam Mch, Ramesh Arora DM
262
Transient Mitral Regurgitation following Vagal Stimulation-induced Ventricular Arrhythmia in Rabbits: A Color Doppler Echocardiographic Study
Terunao Ashida MD, Shigeru Okuno MD, Aya Ebihara MD, Takao Sugiyama MD, Jun Fujii MD
269
Worsening of Mitral Regurgitation Secondary to Ventricular Pacing
Stephen R. Hanna MD, Eugene S. Chung MD, Gerard P. Aurigemma MD,Theo E. Meyer MD
273
TRICUSPID VALVE  
Tricuspid Valve Repair: A Rational Alternative
Pitambar Shatapathy MCh, Bhuvnesh Kumar Aggarwal MCh, Sevagur Ganesh Kamath MCh
276
Idiopathic Annular Dilation: A Rare Cause of Isolated Severe Tricuspid Regurgitation
Steven E. Girard MD, Rick A. Nishimura MD, Carole A. Warnes MD, Joseph A. Dearani MD, Francisco J. Puga MD
283
Myxoma of the Tricuspid Valve
Ali Asghar Bolourian MD, Modjtaba Karimi MD, Asadollah Mirzaie MD
288
ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY  
Simultaneous Doppler/Catheter Measurements of Pressure Gradients in Aortic Valve Disease: A Correction to the Bernoulli Equation Based on Velocity Decay in the Stenotic Jet
Michael D. VanAuker PhD, Aung Hla MD, Jay S. Meisner MD, Joel A. Strom MD
291
A Comparison of the Classical and Modified Forms of the Continuity Equation in the On-XR Prosthetic Heart Valve in the Aortic Position
John Chambers MD, John Ely PhD and members of the On-X Prosthetic Heart Valve Trial
299
MECHANICAL VALVES  
CarboMedics and Monostrut Valves: Clinical and Hemodynamic Outcomes in a Randomized Study
Anselmo de la Fuente MD, Ramon Sanchez MD, Javier Romero MD, Jesus Berjon MD, Miguel Angel Imizcoz MD, Juan Luis Fernandez MD, Ignacio Moriones MD
303
Tilting Disc versus Bileaflet Aortic Valve Substitutes: Intraoperative and Postoperative Hemodynamic Performance in Humans
Peter Kleine MD, Michael J. Hasenkam MD, Hans Nygaard DSc, Mathias Perthel MD, Dirck Wesemeyer MD, Joachim Laas MD
308