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Volume 9 Number 3 May 2000

Contents

MITRAL VALVE SURGERY  
Impact of Preoperative Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction on Postoperative Left Ventricular Remodeling after Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Disease
Benoit de Varennes MDCM, Richard Haichin MDCM
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Mitral Valve Annuloplasty for Degenerative Disease: Assessment of Four Different Techniques
Aldo Milano MD, Riccardo Codecasa MD, Marco De Carlo MD, Carmela Nardi MD, Giuseppe Tartarini MD, Francesco Verunelli MD, Uberto Bortolotti MD
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Surgical Treatment of Infective Mitral Valve Endocarditis: Predictors of Early and Late Outcome
Christos Alexiou FRCS, Stephen M. Langley FRCS, Helena Stafford MBBS, Marcus P. Haw MS FRCS, Steven A. Livesey FRCS, James L. Monro FRCS
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Mid-Term Follow Up of Mitral Valve Reconstruction due to Active Infective Endocarditis
Bruno K. Podesser MD, Suzanne Ršdler MD, Reinhard Hahn MD, Ernst Eigenbauer MD, Martin Vodrazka MD, Anton Moritz MD, Günther Laufer MD, Paul Simon MD, Ernst Wolner MD
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Usefulness of Three-Dimensional Echocardiography for the Evaluation of Mitral Valve Prolapse: An Intraoperative Study
Christophe Chauvel MD, Emmanuel Bogino MD, Philippe Clerc MD, Guy Fernandez MD, Jean-Charles Vernhet MD, Alain Becat MD, Patrick Dehant MD
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Transfer of the Posterior Leaflet of the Tricuspid Valve to the Mitral Valve
G. El Khoury MD, Y. d’Udekem MD, P. Noirhomme MD, R. Verhelst MD, J. Rubay PhD, R. Dion MD
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RARITIES IN HEART VALVE SURGERY  
Trivalvular/Bivalvular Heart: A Philosophical, Scientific and Therapeutic Concept
Agustin Arbulu MD
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Pulmonary Valve Endocarditis: Mid-Term Follow Up of Pulmonary Valvectomies
Juan C. Llosa MD, Francisco Gosalbez MD, Jose L. Cofiño MD, Jose L. Naya MD, Jose M. Valle MD
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Calcification and Degeneration following Mitral Valve Reconstruction in Patients Requiring Chronic Dialysis
Thomas J. Lewandowski MD, William F. Armstrong MD, Steven F. Bolling MD, David S. Bach MD
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Aortic Valve Replacement with Bioprostheses in Liver Transplant Recipients
Ignacio Segura MD, José I. Herrero PhD, Alejandro Martín PhD, José D. Saénz de Buruaga MD, Jorge Quiroga PhD, Gonzalo Latorre MD, Elena Fernandez MD, José Luis López-Coronado MD, Bruno Sangro PhD
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VALVE THROMBOSIS  
The Use of Transesophageal Echocardiography Guidance of Thrombolytic Therapy in Prosthetic Mitral Valve Thrombosis
John R. E. Christy PhD, Keith W. Marosek PhD
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MECHNICAL VALVES  
Mid-Term Results with 1,503 CarboMedics Mechanical Valve Implants
Malcolm J. R. Dalrymple-Hay FRCS, Racheal Pearce DIPNS, Sam Dawkins, Christos Alexiou FRCS, Marcus P. Haw FRCS, Steven A. Livesey FRCS, James L. Monro FRCS
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Mid-term Clinical and Echocardiographic Follow Up of Patients with CarboMedics® Valves in the Tricuspid Position
Yaron Shapira MD, Moshe Nili MD, Rafael Hirsch, Mordehai Vaturi MD, Bernardo Vidne MD, Alex Sagie MD
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Comparison of On-X and SJM HP bileaflet aortic valves
Thomas Walther MD, Volkmar Falk MD, Renate Tigges MD, Martin Krüger MD, Georg Langebartels MD, Anno Diegeler MD, Rüdiger Autschbach MD, Friedrich W. Mohr MD
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ATS Prosthetic Valve Motion: An In Vitro Analysis
Eiki Tayama MD, Zhonggang Feng PhD, Takeshi Oda MD, Hiroshi Tomoeda MD, Nobuhiko Hayashida MD, Shuji Fukunaga MD, Mitsuo Umezu PhD, Shigeaki Aoyagi MD
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BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES  
Fifteen Years Follow Up with the St. Jude Medical Biocor Porcine Bioprosthesis
Pia Mykén MD, Odd Bech-Hanssen MD, Barbro Phipps RN, Kenneth Caidahl MD
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Ten-Years’ Clinical Experience with the Sorin Pericarbon Valve
Thierry A. Folliguet MD, Alain Dibie MD, Daniel Czitrom MD, Emmanuel Le Bret MD, François Laborde MD
423
Porcine versus Pericardial Bioprostheses: Eleven-Year Follow Up of a Prospective Randomized Trial
Mubarak A. Chaudhry FRCS, Lucia Raco MD, Elijah W. Muriithi FRCS, Gillian M. Bernacca PhD, Margaret M. Tolland, David J. Wheatley MD
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BASIC SCIENCE  
A Strategy for Inducing Immune Tolerance to Valve Endothelial Cells through Gene Transfer
Ying Li PhD, Ann M. McCormack BSc, Nigel J. Brand PhD, Magdi H. Yacoub FRS
439
Biaxial Strain Properties of Elastase-Digested Porcine Aortic Valves
Margaret M. Adamczyk PhD, Tse C. Lee MS, Ivan Vesely PhD
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Mitogenic and Secretory Responses of Human Valve Interstitial Cells to Vasoactive Agents
Sassan Hafizi PhD, Patricia M. Taylor PhD, Adrian H. Chester PhD, Sean P. Allen PhD, Magdi H. Yacoub FRS
 
Molecular Characterization of Interstitial Cells Isolated from Human Heart Valves
Anjana Roy PhD, Nigel J. Brand PhD, Magdi H. Yacoub FRS
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CASE REPORTS  
Intermittent Electromechanical Dissociation due to Mechanical Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
Naveen K. Garg DM, Aditya Kapoor MD, Nakul Sinha MD
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Atopic Dermatitis as a Risk Factor for Acute Native Valve Endocarditis
Koji Onoda MD, Hitoshi Mizutani MD, Takuya Komada MD, Shinji Kanemitsu MD, Takatsugu Shimono MD, Hideto Shimpo MD, Isao Yada MD
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