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Volume 9 Number 6 November 2000

Contents

BASIC SCIENCE  
Physiological Basis of Flow Dependence of Gorlin Formula Valve Area in Aortic Stenosis: Analysis Using an Hydraulic Model of Pulsatile Flow
Robert D. Rifkin MD
740
The Pericardial Bioprosthesis: Altered Tissue Shear Properties following Glutaraldehyde Fixation
Derek R. Boughner MD, Mark Haldenby BSc, Andrew J. Hui MESc, Joy Dunmore-Buyze, Eric A. Talman PhD, Wankei K. Wan PhD
752
Induction of Cytotoxic T lymphocytes with Destructive Potential after Cardiac Valve Homograft Implantation
Frans B. S. Oei MD, Marij J. P. Welters PhD, Lennard M. B. Vaessen PhD, Alexander P. A. Stegmann PhD, Ad J. J. C. Bogers MD,, Willem Weimar MD
761
Porcine Small Intestine Submucosa as a Pulmonary Valve Leaflet Substitute
Robert G. Matheny MD, Michael L. Hutchison MBA, Paul E. Dryden MBA, Michael D. Hiles PhD, Carl J. Shaar PhD
769
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Annular Stabilization in Mitral Repair without a Prosthetic Ring
Takeshi Komoda MD, Michael Hübler MD, Henryk Siniawski MD, Roland Hetzer MD
776
Video-Assisted Port-Access™ Combined Mitral Valve and CABG Surgery
Pascal Schroeyers MD, Fadi Farhat MD, Frank Van Praet MD, Yvette Vermeulen MSc, Hugo Vanermen MD
783
Aspergillus flavus Mitral Valve Endocarditis after Lung Abscess
Roland G. Demaria MD, Nicolas Dürrleman MD, Philippe Rispail MD, Genevive Margueritte MD, Jean-Cristophe Macia MD, Thierry Aymard MD, Jean-Marc Frapier MD, Bernard Albat MD, Paul-André Chaptal MD
786
Accessory Mitral Valve Leaflet
M. Cristina Cruz MD, Carole A. Warnes MD
791
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES  
Experience with Stentless Aortic Xenografts
Giovanni Battista Luciani MD, Stefano Auriemma MD, Gianluca Casali MD, Luca Barozzi MD, Nicola Lamascese MD, Alessandro Mazzucco MD
794
The Mitral Pulmonary Autograft: A Follow Up Cautionary Report
Sami S. Kabbani MD, Hisham Jamil MD, Abdo Hammoud MD, Fawzi Nabhani MD, Ryad Hariri MD, Nada Sabbagh MD
801
Tricuspid Valve Replacement Using a Cryopreserved Mitral Homograft. Surgical Technique and Initial Results
Robert T. Miyagishima MD, Mary Lynn Brumwell, W. R. Eric Jamieson MD, Bradley I. Munt MD
805
Malfunction of the Hancock Bioprosthesis in the Mitral Position 24 Years after Initial Implantation
Hiroshi Niinami MD,Yuji Naito MD, Hitoshi Koyanagi MD, Hirotaka Nagashima MD, Hiroshi Kasanuki MD
810
IN-VIVO ASSESSMENT OF REPLACEMENT HEART VALVES  
In-Vivo Assessment of a Photofixed Bovine Pericardial Valve
Charles A. Svendsen MD, Nathaniel S. Kreykes BS, Jagdish Butany MD, Richard W. Bianco BS
813
Chronic Orthotopic Aortic Valve Implantation Model
Nancy Rakow DVM, Dale Nelson BS, Charles Boldt BS, Kathleen Pfenning MS, Carolyn McClay DVM, Jon Waskiewicz DVM, Linda Shecterle BS, John St. Cyr MD
822
RARITIES IN HEART VALVE DISEASE  
Surgical Treatment of Valvular Heart Disease in Patients with Acromegaly
David G. Cable MD, Joseph A. Dearani MD, Timothy O’Brien MD, Thomas A. Orszulak MD, Francisco J. Puga MD, Hartzell V. Schaff MD
828
Cardiac Valve Papillary Fibroelastomas: Clinical, Histological and Immunohistochemical Studies, and a Physiopathogenic Hypothesis
Daniel Grandmougin MD, Georges Fayad MD, Donatien Moukassa MD, Christophe Decoene MD, Kaveh Abolmaali MD, Jean-Christophe Bodart MD, Marc Limousin MD, Henri Warembourg MD
832
Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Aortic Valve with Temporary Occlusion of the Left Coronary Ostium
Torsten Bossert MD, Anno Diegeler MD, Nicki Spyrantis MD, Friedrich W. Mohr MD
842
A Complication in Anticoagulation using Low-Molecular Weight Heparin in a Patient with a Mechanical Valve Prosthesis. A Case Report
Nastjenka Berndt MD, Ijaz Khan MD, Ricardo Gallo MD
844