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June Publication

Retrieve the key publications, published in June 2014, in a range of relevant journals.
The selection has been made by the experts of the Working Group on Valvular Heart Disease.



American Jounal of Cardiology

1.    Afterload Mismatch After MitraClip Insertion for Functional Mitral Regurgitation
Giulio Melisurgo, Silvia Ajello, Federico Pappalardo, Andrea Guidotti, Eustachio Agricola, Masanori Kawaguchi, Azeem Latib, Remo Daniel Covello, Paolo Denti, Alberto Zangrillo, Ottavio Alfieri, Francesco Maisano


2.    A Simple Risk Tool (the OBSERVANT Score) for Prediction of 30-Day Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Davide Capodanno, Marco Barbanti, Corrado Tamburino, Paola D'Errigo,Marco Ranucci, Gennaro Santoro, Francesco Santini, Francesco Onorati, Claudio Grossi, Remo Daniel Covello, Piera Capranzano, Stefano Rosato, Fulvia Seccareccia, OBSERVANT Research Group


3.    Comparison of Two- and Three-Dimensional Transthoracic Echocardiography to Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Assessment of Paravalvular Regurgitation After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Ertunc Altiok, Michael Frick, Christian G. Meyer, Ghazi Al Ateah,Andreas Napp, Annemarie Kirschfink, Mohammad Almalla, Shahran Lotfi, Michael Becker, Lena Herich, Walter Lehmacher, Rainer Hoffmann


4.    Prevalence of Calcification of the Mitral Valve Annulus in Patients Undergoing Surgical Repair of Mitral Valve Prolapse
Laura Fusini, Sarah Ghulam Ali, Gloria Tamborini, Manuela Muratori, Paola Gripari, Francesco Maffessanti, Fabrizio Celeste, Marco Guglielmo, Claudia Cefalù, Francesco Alamanni, Marco Zanobini, Mauro Pepi


5.    Analysis of Geographic Variations in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients With Aortic Stenosis in North Carolina
John P. Vavalle, Harry R. Phillips, Sara A. Holleran, Andrew Wang,Christopher M. O'Connor, Peter K. Smith, G. Chad Hughes, J. Kevin Harrison, Manesh R. Patel

American Heart Journal

1.    Carcinoid heart disease: Current understanding and future directions
Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Jamy Ard, George L. Bakris, Deepak L. Bhatt, Alan S. Brown, William C. Cushman, Keith C. Ferdinand, John M. Flack, Jerome L. Fleg, Barry T. Katzen, John B. Kostis, Suzanne Oparil, Chet B. Patel, Carl J. Pepine, Ileana L. Piña, Krishna J. Rocha-Singh, Raymond R. Townsend, Eric D. Peterson, Robert M. Califf, Manesh R. Patel


Circulation


1.    Stroke After Aortic Valve Surgery: Results From a Prospective Cohort
Steven R. Messé, Michael A. Acker, Scott E. Kasner, Molly Fanning, Tania Giovannetti, Sarah J. Ratcliffe, Michel Bilello, Wilson Y. Szeto, Joseph E. Bavaria, W. Clark Hargrove, III,, Emile R. Mohler, III,, and Thomas F. Floyd for the Determining Neurologic Outcomes from Valve Operations (DeNOVO) Investigators


2.    2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines
Rick A. Nishimura, Catherine M. Otto, Robert O. Bonow, Blase A. Carabello,John P. Erwin III, Robert A. Guyton, Patrick T. O’Gara, Carlos E. Ruiz, Nikolaos J. Skubas, Paul Sorajja, Thoralf M. Sundt III, and James D. Thomas


3.    2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines
Rick A. Nishimura, Catherine M. Otto, Robert O. Bonow, Blase A. Carabello,John P. Erwin III, Robert A. Guyton, Patrick T. O’Gara, Carlos E. Ruiz, Nikolaos J. Skubas, Paul Sorajja, Thoralf M. Sundt III, and James D. Thomas


4.    Surgical Revascularization Is Associated With Maximal Survival in Patients With Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: A 20-Year Experience
Anthony W. Castleberry, Judson B. Williams, Mani A. Daneshmand, Emily Honeycutt, Linda K. Shaw, Zainab Samad, Renato D. Lopes, John H. Alexander,Joseph P. Mathew, Eric J. Velazquez, Carmelo A. Milano, and Peter K. Smith
      

5.    Can We Predict Who Will Be Alive and Well After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement? Is That Useful to Individual Patients?
Larry A. Allen andJohn S. Rumsfeld
      

6.    Predictors of Poor Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Results From the PARTNER (Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valve) Trial
Suzanne V. Arnold, Matthew R. Reynolds,
Yang Lei, Elizabeth A. Magnuson,Ajay J. Kirtane, Susheel K. Kodali, Alan Zajarias, Vinod H. Thourani, Philip Green, Josep Rodés-Cabau, Nirat Beohar, Michael J. Mack, Martin B. Leon, and David J. Cohen on behalf of the PARTNER Investigators


7.    Bicuspid Aortic Valve: Identifying Knowledge Gaps and Rising to the Challenge From the International Bicuspid Aortic Valve Consortium (BAVCon)
Hector I. Michelena, Siddharth K. Prakash, Alessandro Della Corte, Malenka M. Bissell, Nandan Anavekar, Patrick Mathieu, Yohan Bossé, Giuseppe Limongelli,Eduardo Bossone, D.Woodrow Benson, Patrizio Lancellotti, Eric M. Isselbacher,Maurice Enriquez-Sarano, Thoralf M. Sundt III, Philippe Pibarot, Artur Evangelista, Dianna M. Milewicz, and Simon C. Body on behalf of the BAVCon Investigators


Circulation Intervention

1.    Relationship Between Valve Calcification and Long-Term Results of Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy for Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Claire Bouleti, Bernard Iung, Dominique Himbert, David Messika-Zeitoun, Eric Brochet, Eric Garbarz, Bertrand Cormier, and Alec Vahanian


2.    Acute Changes of Mitral Valve Geometry During Interventional Edge-to-Edge Repair With the MitraClip System Are Associated With Midterm Outcomes in Patients With Functional Valve Disease: Preliminary Results From a Prospective Single-Center Study
Robert Schueler, Diana Momcilovic, Marcel Weber, Armin Welz, Nikos Werner,Cornelius Mueller, Alexander Ghanem, Georg Nickenig, and Christoph Hammerstingl

European Heart Journal

1.    Imaging to select and guide transcatheter aortic valve implantation
José Luis Zamorano, Alexandra Gonçalves, and Roberto Lang

2.    Editor's Choice: The German Aortic Valve Registry (GARY): in-hospital outcome
Christian W. Hamm, Helge Möllmann, David Holzhey, Andreas Beckmann, Christof Veit, Hans-Reiner Figulla, J. Cremer, Karl-Heinz Kuck, Rüdiger Lange, Ralf Zahn,Stefan Sack, Gerhard Schuler, Thomas Walther, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Michael Böhm, Gerd Heusch, Anne-Kathrin Funkat, Thomas Meinertz, Till Neumann,Konstantinos Papoutsis, Steffen Schneider, Armin Welz, Friedrich W. Mohr, and for the GARY-Executive Board


3.    Clinical implications of new-onset left bundle branch block after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: analysis of the PARTNER experience
Tamim M. Nazif, Mathew R. Williams, Rebecca T. Hahn, Samir Kapadia, Vasilis Babaliaros, Josep Rodés-Cabau, Wilson Y. Szeto, Hasan Jilaihawi, William F. Fearon,Danny Dvir, Todd M. Dewey, Raj R. Makkar, Ke Xu, Jose M. Dizon, Craig R. Smith,Martin B. Leon, and Susheel K. Kodali


4.    Editor's Choice: Left ventricular contractile reserve in asymptomatic primary mitral regurgitation
Julien Magne, Haifa Mahjoub, Raluca Dulgheru, Philippe Pibarot, Luc. A. Pierard, andPatrizio Lancellotti

5.    Feasibility of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in patients with commissural mitral valve calcification
Julien Dreyfus, Claire Cimadevilla, Virginia Nguyen, Eric Brochet, Laurent Lepage,Dominique Himbert, Bernard Iung, Alec Vahanian, and David Messika-Zeitoun


European Journal cardio-Thoracic Surgery

1.    Aortic valve preservation and repair in acute Type A aortic dissection
Richard Saczkowski, Tarek Malas, Thierry Mesana, Laurent de Kerchove, Gebrine El Khoury, and Munir Boodhwani


2.    Mechanisms of functional mitral regurgitation in cardiomyopathy secondary to anterior infarction
Marek A. Deja, Piotr Janusiewicz, Katarzyna Gruszczyńska, Jolanta Biernat, Jan Baron, Marcin Malinowski, Krzysztof S. Gołba, and Stanisław Woś


3.    Seamless reconstruction of mitral leaflet and chordae with one piece of pericardium
Toshiaki Ito, Atsuo Maekawa, Masakazu Aoki, Satoshi Hoshino, Yasunari Hayashi,Sadanari Sawaki, Junji Yanagisawa, and Masayoshi Tokoro


European heart journal cardiovascular imaging

1.    Functional mitral regurgitation in patients with aortic stenosis: prevalence, clinical correlates and pathophysiological determinants: a quantitative prospective study
Andrea Rossi, Rajesh Dandale, Stefano Nistri, Pompilio Faggiano, Mariantonietta Cicoira, Giovanni Benfari, Francesco Onorati, Francesco Santini, David Messika-Zeitoun, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano, and Corrado Vassanelli


Heart

1.    New ACC/AHA valve guidelines: aligning definitions of aortic stenosis severity with treatment recommendations
Catherine M Otto, Rick A Nishimura


2.    2014 ACC/AHA valve guidelines: earlier intervention for chronic mitral regurgitation
Rick A Nishimura, Catherine Otto

3.    External support of the dilated aorta: back to the future?
Duke Cameron


4.    Original article: Beyond Framingham risk factors and coronary calcification: does aortic valve calcification improve risk prediction? The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
Hagen Kälsch, Nils Lehmann, Amir A Mahabadi, Marcus Bauer, Kaffer Kara, Patricia Hüppe, Susanne Moebus, Stefan Möhlenkamp, Nico Dragano, Axel Schmermund,Andreas Stang, Karl-Heinz Jöckel, Raimund Erbel, on behalf of the Investigator Group of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study

5.    Original article: Significant lead-induced tricuspid regurgitation is associated with poor prognosis at long-term follow-up
Ulas Höke, Dominique Auger, Joep Thijssen, Ron Wolterbeek, Enno T van der Velde,Eduard R Holman, Martin J Schalij, Jeroen J Bax, Victoria Delgado, Nina Ajmone Marsan


Journal of the American College of Cardiology

1.    Early Surgery Versus Conventional Treatment for Asymptomatic Severe Mitral Regurgitation: A Propensity Analysis
Duk-Hyun Kang, MD, PhD, Sung-Ji Park, MD, PhD, Byung Joo Sun, MD, Eun Jeong Cho, MD,Dae-Hee Kim, MD, PhD, Sung-Cheol Yun, PhD, Jong-Min Song, MD, PhD, Seung Woo Park, MD, PhD, Cheol-Hyun Chung, MD, PhD, Jae-Kwan Song, MD, PhD, Jae-Won Lee, MD, PhDand Pyo-Won Park, MD, PhD


2.    Significant Mitral Regurgitation Left Untreated at the Time of Aortic Valve Replacement: A Comprehensive Review of a Frequent Entity in the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Era
Luis Nombela-Franco, MD, Henrique Barbosa Ribeiro, MD, Marina Urena, MD, Ricardo Allende, MD, Ignacio Amat-Santos, MD, Robert DeLarochellière, MD, Eric Dumont, MD, Daniel Doyle, MD, Hugo DeLarochellière, MS, Jerôme Laflamme, MS, Louis Laflamme, MS, Eulogio García, MD, Carlos Macaya, MD, PhD, Pilar Jiménez-Quevedo, MD, Mélanie Côté, MSc,Sebastien Bergeron, MD, Jonathan Beaudoin, MD, Philippe Pibarot, PhD and Josep Rodés-Cabau, MD


JACC Imaging


1.    Influence of Vegetation Size on the Clinical Presentation and Outcome of Lead-Associated Endocarditis: Results From the MEDIC Registry
Arnold J. Greenspon, MD, Katherine Y. Le, MD, MPH, Jordan M. Prutkin, MD, M. Rizwan Sohail, MD, Holenarasipur R. Vikram, MD, Larry M. Baddour, MD, Stephan B. Danik, MD, James Peacock, MD, Carlos Falces, MD, Jose M. Miro, MD, Christoph Naber, MD, Roger G. Carrillo, MD, Chi-Hong Tseng, PhD and Daniel Z. Uslan, MD


JACC intervention

1.    Erroneous Measurement of the Aortic Annular Diameter Using 2-Dimensional Echocardiography Resulting in Inappropriate CoreValve Size Selection: A Retrospective Comparison With Multislice Computed Tomography
Darren Mylotte, MB, MD, Magdalena Dorfmeister, MD, Yacine Elhmidi, MD, Domenico Mazzitelli, MD, Sabine Bleiziffer, MD, Anke Wagner, MD, Timothee Noterdaeme, MD, Ruediger Lange, MD, PhD and Nicolo Piazza, MD, PhD


2.    Early Regression of Severe Left Ventricular Hypertrophy After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Is Associated With Decreased Hospitalizations
Brian R. Lindman, MD, MSCI, William J. Stewart, MD, Philippe Pibarot, DVM, PhD, Rebecca T. Hahn, MD, Catherine M. Otto, MD, Ke Xu, PhD, Richard B. Devereux, MD, Neil J. Weissman, MD, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano, MD, Wilson Y. Szeto, MD, Raj Makkar, MD, D. Craig Miller, MD,Stamatios Lerakis, MD, Samir Kapadia, MD, Bruce Bowers, MD, Kevin L. Greason, MD,Thomas C. McAndrew, MS, Yang Lei, MS, Martin B. Leon, MD and Pamela S. Douglas, MD


Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography


1.    Comprehensive Hemodynamic Comparison and Frequency of Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch between the St. Jude Medical Trifecta and Epic Bioprosthetic Aortic Valves
Ajay Yadlapati, Jimmy Diep, MaryJo Barnes, Tristan Grogan, Daniel M. Bethencourt, Gabriel Vorobiof


2.    Hemodynamic Performance during Exercise of the New St. Jude Trifecta Aortic Bioprosthesis: Results from a French Multicenter Study
Franck Levy, Erwan Donal, Loïc Bière, Catherine Szymanski, Jean Paul Remadi, Erwan Flécher, Olivier Fouquet, Alain Leguerrier, Christophe Tribouilloy


3.    The Problem of Severe Valve Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch in Aortic Bioprostheses: Near Extinction?

Jean G. Dumesnil, Philippe Pibarot


4.    Mitral Chordal-Leaflet-Myocardial Interactions in Mitral Valve Prolapse
Sherryn Rambihar, Anthony J. Sanfilippo, Zion Sasson


5.    Incremental Value of Three-Dimensional Echocardiography in the Evaluation of Left Ventricular Size in Mitral Regurgitation: A Follow-Up Study after Mitral Valve Surgery
Teerapat Yingchoncharoen, Tomoko Negishi, Tony Stanton, Thomas H. Marwick


6.    Assessment of Longitudinal Myocardial Mechanics in Patients with Degenerative Mitral Valve Regurgitation Predicts Postoperative Worsening of Left Ventricular Systolic Function
Dimosthenis Pandis, Partho P. Sengupta, Javier G. Castillo, Giuseppe Caracciolo, Gregory W. Fischer, Jagat Narula, Anelechi Anyanwu, David H. Adams

    
7.    Effects of Percutaneous Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty on Left Ventricular Deformation in Patients with Isolated Severe Mitral Stenosis: A Speckle-Tracking Strain Echocardiographic Study
Shantanu P. Sengupta, Makoto Amaki, Manish Bansal, Mahesh Fulwani, Sunil Washimkar, Leonard Hofstra, Jagat Narula, Partho P. Sengupta


Journal of thoracic and CV surgery


1.    Surgical treatment of bicuspid aortic valve disease: Knowledge gaps and research perspectives
Alessandro Della Corte, Simon C. Body, Anna M. Booher, Hans-Joachim Schaefers, Rita K. Milewski, Hector I. Michelena, Arturo Evangelista, Philippe Pibarot, Patrick Mathieu, Giuseppe Limongelli, Prem S. Shekar, Sary F. Aranki, Andrea Ballotta, Giuseppe Di Benedetto, Natzi Sakalihasan, Gianantonio Nappi, Kim A. Eagle, Joseph E. Bavaria, Alessandro Frigiola, Thoralf M. Sundt, International Bicuspid Aortic Valve Consortium (BAVCon) Investigators


2.    Valve-sparing aortic root replacement and remodeling with complex aortic valve reconstruction in children and young adults with moderate or severe aortic regurgitation
Patrick O. Myers, Pedro J. del Nido, Sitaram M. Emani, Gerald R. Marx, Christopher W. Baird


3.    Surgery for infective endocarditis complicated by cerebral embolism: A consecutive series of 375 patients
Martin Misfeld, Felix Girrbach, Christian D. Etz, Christian Binner, Konstantin V. Aspern, Pascal M. Dohmen, Piroze Davierwala, Bettina Pfannmueller, Michael A. Borger, Friedrich-Wilhelm Mohr
ObjectiveTo determine the influence of silent and symptomatic cerebral embolism on outcome of urgent/emergent surgery after acute infective endocarditis (AIE).


4.    Dynamic characterization of aortic annulus geometry and morphology with multimodality imaging: Predictive value for aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Ahmad Masri, Paul Schoenhagen, Lars Svensson, Samir R. Kapadia, Brian P. Griffin, E. Murat Tuzcu, Milind Y. Desai


5.    Long-term results of the Medtronic Mosaic porcine bioprosthesis in the aortic position
Amedeo Anselmi, Erwan Flécher, Vito Giovanni Ruggieri, Majid Harmouche, Thierry Langanay, Hervé Corbineau, Jean-Philippe Verhoye, Alain Leguerrier


6.    Hemodynamic performance and outcome of percutaneous versus surgical stentless bioprostheses for aortic stenosis with anticipated patient–prosthesis mismatch
Arie Finkelstein, Arie Lorin Schwartz, Gideon Uretzky, Shmuel Banai, Gad Keren, Amir Kramer, Yan Topilsky


7.    Is commissural closure associated with mitral annuloplasty a durable technique for the treatment of mitral regurgitation? A long-term (≤15 years) clinical and echocardiographic study
Michele De Bonis, Elisabetta Lapenna, Maurizio Taramasso, Alberto Pozzoli, Giovanni La Canna, Maria Chiara Calabrese, Ottavio Alfieri


8.    Valve replacement surgery for older individuals with preoperative atrial fibrillation: The effect of prosthetic valve choice and surgical ablation
Ho Jin Kim, Joon Bum Kim, Sung-Ho Jung, Suk Jung Choo, Cheol Hyun Chung, Jae Won Lee