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Volume 9 Number 5 September 2000

Contents

 MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
The Pathophysiology of Mitral Regurgitation
Blase A. Carabello MD
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Effect of Inoue Balloon Mitral Valvotomy on Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in 315 Patients with Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis: Immediate and Long-Term Results
C. V. Umesan MD, Aditya Kapoor MD, Nakul Sinha MD, A. Sreenivas Kumar MD, Pravin K. Goel MD
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Superiority of Mitral Valve Replacement with Preservation of Subvalvular Structure to Conventional Replacement in Severe Rheumatic Mitral Valve Disease: A Modified Technique and Results of One-Year Follow Up
Zhong-Kai Wu MD, Pei-Wu Sun MD, Xi Zhang MD, Fu-Tian Zhong MD, Chui-Wen Tong MD, Kun Lu MD
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AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Long-Term Results of Balloon Aortic Valvulotomy for Congenital Aortic Stenosis in Children and Adolescents
Rakesh C. Jindal MD, Anita Saxena MD, Rajnish Juneja MD, Shyam S. Kothari MD, Savitri Shrivastava MD
623
Late Conduction Defects Following Aortic Valve Replacement
J. M. Habicht MD, P. Scherr MD, H.-R. Zerkowski, A. Hoffmann
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Necrotizing Granulomata of the Aortic Valve in Wegener’s Disease
Piergiorgio Bruno MD, Claire Le Hello MD, Massimo Massetti MD, Gerard Babatasi MD, Eric Saloux MD, Francoise Galateau MD, Andre Khayat MD
633
TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE  
Replacement of the Tricuspid Valve in Children with Congenital Cardiac Malformations
Youichi Kawahira MD, Toshikatsu Yagihara MD, Hideki Uemura MD, Ko Yoshizumi MD, Yoshiro Yoshikawa MD, Soichiro Kitamura MD
636
Edge-to-edge Repair of Congenital Familiar Tricuspid Regurgitation: Case Report
Vittorio Mantovani MD, Claudio Grossi MD, Sandro Ferrarese MD, Andrea Sala MD
641
BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES  
Clinical and Hemodynamic Performance of the Toronto SPV Bioprosthesis
Mark H. Danton FRCS, Masim A. Sarsam FRCS, John G. Byrne MD, Norman S. Campbell FRCP, J. Mark Jones FRCS, Gianfranco Campalani MD
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The Mosaic® Bioprosthesis in the Aortic Position at Five Years
Walter Eichinger MD, Ralf Günzinger MD, Florian Botzenhardt MD, Daniela Simmerl MD, Brigitte Gansera MD, Bernhard M. Kemkes MD
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An Echocardiographic Description of the Sulzer Carbomedics Synergy ST (Labcor) Porcine Valve in the Aortic Position
John Chambers MD, William Dolman MS, J. Jawetz MD, A. Ramos MD, J. Collaco MD, J. Barros-Pena MD
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Two Years’ Clinical Experience with a Quadrileaflet Stentless Bioprosthesis in the Mitral Position
Tayfun Aybek MD, Andreas Simon MD, Selami Dogan MD, Gerhardt Wimmer-Greinecker MD, Anton Moritz MD
667
Immediate Results of the ‘Bioglis’ Valve Use in the Surgical Treatment of Ebstein’s Anomaly
Leo A. Bockeria MD, Ismikhan I. Kagramanov MD, Igor V. Kokshenev MD, Mikhail R. Chiaureli MD, Ali A. Gadzhiev MD, Irina N. Mitina MD, Sergey B. Zaets MD, Marx Sh. Ruzmetov MD
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MECHANICAL PROSTHESES  
CarboMedics Mechanical Prosthesis: Performance at Eight Years
W. R. E. Jamieson MD, Guy J. Fradet MD, Robert T. Miyagishima MD, Charmaine Henderson, Richard T. Brownlee MD, Ji Zhang MD, Eva Germann MSc
678
The Ultracor Tilting Disc Heart Valve Prosthesis in the Aortic Position: Mid-Term Follow Up
Yoong K. Sin FRCS, Karen Campbell RN, Ravi Pillai FRCS
688
The CarboMedics ‘Top-Hat’ Aortic Valve Prosthesis: Short-Term Results
Patrice Binuani MD, Christophe Baufreton MD, Jean-Baptiste Subayi MD, Jean-Louis de Brux MD
693
INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS  
Aortic Valve Replacement for Endocarditis: Determinants of Early and Late Outcome
Stephen M. Langley FRCS, Christos Alexiou FRCS, Helena M. Stafford MBBS, Malcolm J. R. Dalrymple-Hay FRCS, Marcus P. Haw FRCS, Steven A. Livesey FRCS, James L. Monro FRCS
697
Evaluation of Serum Cytokine Concentrations in Patients with Infective Endocarditis
Irena Rawczynska-Englert MD, Tomasz Hryniewiecki MD, Danuta Dzierüanowska MD
705
BASIC SCIENCE  
Development and Evaluation of a Swine Model to Assess the Preclinical Safety of Mechanical Heart Valves
John F. Grehan MD, Stephen L. Hilbert MD, Victor J. Ferrans MD, Jeffrianne S. Droel BA, Christopher T. Salerno MD, Richard W. Bianco BS
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Particle Image Velocimetry Investigation of Intra-Valvular Flow Fields of a Bileaflet Mechanical Heart Valve in a Pulsatile Flow
A. Subramanian PhD, H. Mu MS, J. R. Kadambi PhD, M. P. Wernet PhD, A. M Brendzel PhD, H. Harasaki MD
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CASE REPORT  
Iatrogenic Left Ventricular-Right Atrial Fistula following Mitral Valve Replacement and Tricuspid Annuloplasty: Diagnosis by Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography
Jacques Benisty MD, Milton Roller MBBS, Gidi Sahar MD, Rami Paz MD, Bernardo Vidne MD, Alex Sagie MD
732
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  
In response to Legarra J, Llorens R, Catalan M, et al. Eighteen-year follow-up after Hancock II bioprosthesis insertion. Journal of Heart Valve Disease 1999;8:16-24 736
In response to Weind KL, Ellis CG, Boughner DR. The aortic valve blood supply. J Heart Valve Dis 2000;9:1-8 736
Reply 737
In response to El Khoury G, Noirhomme P, Verhelst R, Rubay J, Dion R: Surgical repair of the prolapsing anterior leaflet in degenerative mitral valve disease. J Heart Valve Dis 2000;9:75-81 738
Reply 739
Book Review 666