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You are here: Contents > 2014 > Volume 23 Number 5 September 2014

Volume 23 Number 5 September 2014

AORTIC VALVE DISEASE  
Optimal Timing of Valve Replacement in Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis
Emine Bilen, Gökürk İpek, Huseyin Ayhan, Alper Bugra Nacar, Hacı Ahmet Kasapkara, Cenk Sarı, Serdar Basbu1, Mustafa Kurt, Engin Bozkurt
524
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation with a Giant Vegetation Successfully Treated with Antibiotics: Insights into a New Group of Patients with Endocarditis
Carmen Olmos, Isidre Vilacosta, Carlos Ferrera, David Vivas, Cristina Sánchez-Enrique, Teresa Nogales, Gabriela Tirado
534
B-Type Natriuretic Peptide is a Strong Independent Predictor of Long-Term Outcome after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Michael Gotzmann, Anna Czauderna, Assem Aweimer, Tobias Hehnen, Leif Bösche, Alexander Lind, Axel Kloppe, Andreas Mügge, Aydan Ewers
537
A Novel In-Vitro Model of Human Aortic Valve Mineralization
Grzegorz Goncerz, Krzysztof A. Tomaszewski, Artur Pasternak, Roman Głowacki, Andrzej Wróbel, Eugeniusz Rokita, Piotr Podolec
545
Clinical Outcomes and Lessons Learned with Aortic Valve Repair in 508 Patients
Efstratios I. Charitos, Ulrich Stierle, Coralie Tietze, Thorsten Hanke, Antje Karluß, Martin Misfeld, Hans-Hinrich Sievers
548
Nuclear Factor-κB-Hypoxia-Inducible Factor-2 Pathway in Aortic Valve Stenosis
Hirokuni Akahori, Takeshi Tsujino, Yoshiro Naito, Hisashi Sawada, Masataka Sugahara, Miho Fukui, Mitsumasa Ohyanagi, Masataka Mitsuno, Yuji Miyamoto, Tohru Masuyama
556
Prediction of 30-day Mortality after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Comparison of Logistic EuroSCORE, STS score, and EuroSCORE II
Malin Johansson, Shahab Nozohoor, Igor Zindovic, Johan Nilsson, Per Ola Kimblad, Johan Sjögren
565
MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  
Routine Cine-CMR for Prosthesis-Associated Mitral Regurgitation: A Multicenter Comparison to Echocardiography
Lauren A. Simprini, Anika Afroz, Mitchell A. Cooper, Igor Klem, Christoph Jensen, Raymond J. Kim, Monvadi B. Srichai, John F. Heitner, Michael Sood, Elizabeth Chandy, Dipan J. Shah, Juan Lopez-Mattei, Robert W. Biederman, John D. Grizzard, Anthon Fuisz, Kambiz Ghafourian, Afshin Farzaneh-Far, Jonathan Weinsaft
573
Real-Time Three-Dimensional Transthoracic Echocardiography for Predicting Mitral Annuloplasty Ring Size
Dina O. Labib, Hussien Heshmat, Ahmed H. Gaafar, Maged Salah, Soliman G. Mahdy
581
Mitral Regurgitation in Left Ventricular Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy Assessed by Cardiac MRI
R. Brandon Stacey, Jason Haag, Michael E. Hall, George McLeod, Bharathi Upadhya, W. Gregory Hundley, Vinay Thohan
589
Could Anterior Papillary Muscle Partial Necrosis Explain Early Mitral Valve Repair Failure?
Matteo Pozzi, Tommaso Generali, Roland Henaine, Julia Mitchell, Anais Lemaire, Pascal Chiari, Jacques Robin, Jean François Obadia
596
TRICUSPID VALVE DISEASE  
Early and Mid-term Outcomes of Aggressive Tricuspid Annuloplasty with the MC3 Ring
Hiroki Hata, Tomoyuki Fujita, Yusuke Shimahara, Shunsuke Sato, Junjiro Kobayashi
599
INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS  
Stroke is Not a Treatment Dilemma for Early Valve Surgery in Active Infective Endocarditis
Su Wan Kim, Kiick Sung, Pyo Won Park, Wook Sung Kim, Young Tak Lee, Tae-Gook Jun, Ji-Hyuk Yang, Dong Seop Jeong, Yang Hyun Cho
607
Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio as a Prognostic Marker in Infective Endocarditis: In-Hospital and Long-Term Clinical Results
Mehmet Bozbay, Murat Ugur, Huseyin Uyarel, Gokhan Cicek, Bayram Koroglu, Eyyup Tusun, Murat Sunbul, Ahmet Murat, Ibrahim Sari, Mehmet Eren
615
Clinical, Echocardiographic and Microbiological Study, and Analysis of Outcomes of Infective Endocarditis in Tropical Countries: A Prospective Analysis from India
Kamal Gupta, Naveena Jagadeesan, Navin Agrawal, Prabhavathi Bhat, Manjunath C. Nanjappa
622
DEVICE EVALUATION  
Early Hemodynamic Evaluation of Trifecta™ and Freestyle® Bioprostheses in Patients with a Small Aortic Root: Preliminary Results from a Prospective Randomized Study
Giordano Tasca, Antonello Stefano Martino, Floriana Giannico, Elisabetta Lobiati, Beatrice Riva, Andrea Galanti, Michele Triggiani, Amando Gamba
631
Numerical Analysis of the Hemodynamic Performance of Bileaflet Mechanical Heart Valves at Different Implantation Angles
Yee Han Kuan, Vinh-Tan Nguyen, Foad Kabinejadian, Boyang Su1, Sangho Kim, Ajit P. Yoganathan, Hwa Liang Leo
640
CASE REPORT  
An Uncommon Case of Isolated Parachute-Like Asymmetric Mitral Valve in an Adult
Yasuhide Mochizuki, Hidekazu Tanaka, Yuko Fukuda, Ken-ichi Hirata
649
Feasibility of Sutureless Valve Implantation in Reoperation for Degenerated 19 mm Aortic Valvular Bioprostheses
Marco Vola, Salvatore Campisi, Amedeo Anselmi, Claude Vaislic, Jean-François Fuzellier
654
Hybrid Internal Mammary to Left Anterior Descending Bypass and Transaortic Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A New Treatment Option for Patients with Complex Disease
Hellmuth S. vH. Weich, Jacques van Wyk, Alfonso J. Pecoraro, Thomas Mabin
658
Cavernous Hemangioma of the Mitral Valve in an Adult Male Patient Successfully Treated with Surgical Resection: A Case Report
Ahmad Isbitan, Hamid Shaaban, Ashraf Qaq1, Mehrwan Joshi, Fayez Shamoon
661