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October Publications

Retrieve the key publications, published in October 2013, in a range of relevant journals.
The selection has been made by the experts of the Working Group on Valvular Heart Disease


AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY

1. Real-Time Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Assessment of Mechanical Prosthetic Mitral Valve Ring Thrombosis
Mehmet Özkan, Ozan Mustafa Gürsoy, Mehmet Ali Astarcıoğlu, Sabahattin Gündüz, Beytullah Çakal, Süleyman Karakoyun, Macit Kalçık, Gökhan Kahveci, Nilüfer Ekşi Duran, Mustafa Yıldız, Cihan Cevik,

2. Myocardial Deformation and Rotational Profiles in Mitral Valve Prolapse
Concetta Zito, Scipione Carerj, Maria Chiara Todaro, Maurizio Cusmà-Piccione, Alessandra Caprino,Gianluca Di Bella, Lilia Oreto, Giuseppe Oreto, Bijoy K. Khandheria,

3. Racial Differences in Rates of Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis
Michael Yeung, Jimmy Kerrigan, Sandeep Sodhi, Pei-Hsiu Huang, Eric Novak, Hersh Maniar, Alan Zajarias,

4. Impact of a Multidisciplinary Management Strategy on the Outcome of Patients With Native Valve Infective Endocarditis
Fabio Chirillo, Piergiorgio Scotton, Francesco Rocco, Roberto Rigoli, Francesca Borsatto, Alessandra Pedrocco, Alessandro De Leo, Giuseppe Minniti, Elvio Polesel, Zoran Olivari,

5. Management Strategies and Outcome for Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis
Fabio Chirillo, Piergiorgio Scotton, Francesco Rocco, Roberto Rigoli, Alessandra Pedrocco, Paola Martire, Alessandro Daniotti, Giuseppe Minniti, Elvio Polesel, Zoran Olivari, 
 

CIRCULATION

1. Relationship Between the Magnitude of Reduction in Mitral Regurgitation Severity and Left Ventricular and Left Atrial Reverse Remodeling After MitraClip Therapy
Paul A. Grayburn, Elyse Foster, Chithra Sangli, Neil J. Weissman, Joseph Massaro, Donald G. Glower, Ted Feldman, and Laura Mauri

2. Flow-Gradient Patterns in Severe Aortic Stenosis With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Clinical Characteristics and Predictors of Survival
Mackram F. Eleid, Paul Sorajja, Hector I. Michelena, Joseph F. Malouf,Christopher G. Scott, and Patricia A. Pellikka
 

CIRCULATION INTERVENTION

1. Risk of Coronary Artery Compression Among Patients Referred for Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation: A Multicenter Experience
Brian H. Morray, Doff B. McElhinney, John P. Cheatham, Evan M. Zahn, Darren P. Berman, Patrick M. Sullivan, James E. Lock, and Thomas K. Jones

2. Sex-Related Differences in Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Zhen-Gang Zhao, Yan-Biao Liao, Yong Peng, Hua Chai, Wei Liu, Qiao Li, Xin Ren, Xue-Qin Wang, Xiao-Lin Luo, Chen Zhang, Li-Hui Lu, Qing-Tao Meng,Chi Chen, Mao Chen, Yuan Feng, and De-Jia Huang
 

European Journal cardio-Thoracic Surgery

1. Is there any difference in aortic wall quality between patients with aortic stenosis and those with regurgitation?
Jaroslav Benedika, Kevin Pilarzcyka, Daniel Wendta, Vivien Pricea,Konstantinos Tsagakisa, Mareike Perreya, Hideo A. Babab and Heinz Jakoba

2. Is rheumatic aetiology a predictor of poor outcome in the current era of mitral valve repair? Contemporary long-term results of mitral valve repair in rheumatic heart disease
Mohd Azhari Yakub, Jeswant Dillon, Paneer S. Krishna Moorthy, Kiew Kong Pauand Mohd Nazeri Nordin

3. Leaflet extension in rheumatic mitral valve reconstruction
Jeswant Dillon, Mohd Azhari Yakub, Mohd Nazeri Nordin, Pau Kiew Kong andPaneer S. Krishna Moorthy

4. Sizing strategy is a major determinant of postoperative pressure gradients in commonly implanted stented tissue valves
Mahmoud Diaba, Gloria Faerbera, Wolfgang Bothea, Susanne Lemkea,Martin Breuera, Mario Waltherb and Torsten Doensta

5. Haemodynamic performance of a new pericardial aortic bioprosthesis during exercise and recovery: comparison with pulmonary autograft, stentless aortic bioprosthesis and healthy control groups
Thorsten Hankea, Efstratios I. Charitosa, Hauke Paarmannb, Ulrich Stierleaand Hans-H. Sieversa

6. The transaortic approach for transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a valid alternative to the transapical access in patients with no peripheral vascular option. A single center experience
Kentaro Hayashidaa, Mauro Romanob, Thierry Lefèvrea, Bernard Chevaliera, Arnaud Fargeb, Thomas Hovassea, Daniel Le Houeroub and Marie-Claude Moricea
 

European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging

1. A three-dimensional echocardiographic study on aortic–mitral coupling in transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Wendy Tsang Massimiliano Meineri Rebecca T. Hahn Federico Veronesi  Atman P. Shah Mark Osten Sandeep Nathan Mark Russo,Roberto M. Lang1, and Eric M. Horlick2,

2. Excessive respiratory variation in tricuspid regurgitation systolic velocities in patients with severe tricuspid regurgitation
Diab Mutlak, Shemy Carasso, Jonathan Lessick, Doron Aronson, Shimon A. Reisner and Yoram Agmon

3. Three-dimensional dynamic assessment of tricuspid and mitral annuli using cardiovascular magnetic resonance
Francesco Maffessanti  Paola Gripari Gianluca Pontone Daniele Andreini Erika Bertella Saima Mushtaq Gloria Tamborini Laura Fusini Mauro Pepi and Enrico G. Caiani
 

HEART

4. Original article: Functional mitral regurgitation after a first non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: very-long-term follow-up, prognosis and contribution to left ventricular enlargement and atrial fibrillation development
Iván J Núñez-Gil, Irene Estrada, Leopoldo Pérez de Isla, Gisela Feltes, José Alberto De Agustín, David Vivas, Ana Viana-Tejedor, Javier Escaned, Fernando Alfonso, Pilar Jiménez-Quevedo, Miguel A García-Fernández, Carlos Macaya, Antonio Fernández-Ortiz
 

Journal of the American College of Cardiology

1. Prediction of Symptomatic Embolism in Infective Endocarditis: Construction and Validation of a Risk Calculator in a Multicenter Cohort
Sandrine Hubert, MD; Franck Thuny, MD, PhD; Noemie Resseguier, MD; Roch Giorgi, MD, PhD; Christophe Tribouilloy, MD, PhD; Yvan Le Dolley, MD; Jean-Paul Casalta, MD; Alberto Riberi, MD; Florent Chevalier, MD; Dan Rusinaru, MD; Dorothée Malaquin, MD; Jean Paul Remadi, MD; Ammar Ben Ammar, MD; Jean Francois Avierinos, MD; Frederic Collart, MD; Didier Raoult, MD, PhD; Gilbert Habib, MD

2. Predictive Factors, Management, and Clinical Outcomes of Coronary Obstruction Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Insights From a Large Multicenter Registry
Henrique B. Ribeiro, MD; John G. Webb, MD; Raj R. Makkar, MD; Mauricio G. Cohen, MD; Samir R. Kapadia, MD; Susheel Kodali, MD; Corrado Tamburino, MD; Marco Barbanti, MD; Tarun Chakravarty, MD; Hasan Jilaihawi, MD; Jean-Michel Paradis, MD; Fabio S. de Brito, MD; Sergio J. Cánovas, MD; Asim N. Cheema, MD; Peter P. de Jaegere, MD; Raquel del Valle, MD; Paul T.L. Chiam, MD; Raúl Moreno, MD; Gonzalo Pradas, MD; Marc Ruel, MD; Jorge Salgado-Fernández, MD; Rogerio Sarmento-Leite, MD; Hadi D. Toeg, MD; James L. Velianou, MD; Alan Zajarias, MD; Vasilis Babaliaros, MD; Fernando Cura, MD; Antonio E. Dager, MD; Ganesh Manoharan, MD; Stamatios Lerakis, MD; Augusto D. Pichard, MD; Sam Radhakrishnan, MD; Marco Antonio Perin, MD; Eric Dumont, MD; Eric Larose, MD; Sergio G. Pasian, MD; Luis Nombela-Franco, MD; Marina Urena, MD; E. Murat Tuzcu, MD; Martin B. Leon, MD; Ignacio J. Amat-Santos, MD; Jonathon Leipsic, MD; Josep Rodés-Cabau, MD
3. Patient Selection for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Michael J. Mack, MD; David R. Holmes, MD; John Webb, MD; Alain Cribier, MD; Susheel K. Kodali, MD; Mathew R. Williams, MD; Martin B. Leon, MD
 

4. Effect of Overweight and Obesity on Cardiovascular Events in Asymptomatic Aortic Stenosis: A SEAS Substudy (Simvastatin Ezetimibe in Aortic Stenosis)
Barbara P. Rogge, MD; Dana Cramariuc, MD, PhD; Mai Tone Lønnebakken, MD, PhD; Christa Gohlke-Bärwolf, MD; John B. Chambers, MD, PhD; Kurt Boman, MD, PhD; Eva Gerdts, MD, PhD
 

JACC intervention

1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation:Insights on Clinical Outcomes, Prognostic Markers, and Functional Status Changes
Michael Mok, MBBS; Luis Nombela-Franco; Eric Dumont,; Marina Urena,; Robert DeLarochellière,; Daniel Doyle,; Jacques Villeneuve,; Mélanie Côté, MSc; Henrique B. Ribeiro, MD; Ricardo Allende, MD; Jerôme Laflamme, MS; Hugo DeLarochellière, MS; Louis Laflamme, MS; Ignacio Amat-Santos,; Philippe Pibarot,; François Maltais,; Josep Rodés-Cabau

Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography

1. In Patients with Post-Infarction Left Ventricular Dysfunction, How Does Impaired Basal Rotation Affect Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?
Concetta Zito, Maurizio Cusmà-Piccione, Lilia Oreto, Sonia Tripepi, Moemen Mohammed, Gianluca Di Bella, Gabriella Falanga, Giuseppe Oreto, Salvatore Lentini, Scipione Carerj

Impaired basal rotational mechanics occurring after an inferior-posterior myocardial infarction is associated with increased MR.

2. Calcification of the Mitral Valve and Annulus: Systematic Evaluation of Effects on Valve Anatomy and Function
Rajesh Movva, Kinnari Murthy, Abel Romero-Corral,Harish Raj Seetha Rammohan, Peter Fumo,Gregg S. Pressman

3. Three-Dimensional Color Doppler Echocardiographic Quantification of Tricuspid Regurgitation Orifice Area: Comparison with Conventional Two-Dimensional Measures
Tien-En Chen, Susan H. Kwon, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano, Benjamin F. Wong, Sunil V. Mankad
 

Journal of thoracic and CV surgery

4. Edge-to-edge repair for prevention and treatment of mitral valve systolic anterior motion
Patrick O. Myers, Zain Khalpey, Ann M. Maloney Derek R. Brinster, Michael N. D’Ambra, Lawrence H. Cohn

5. Isolated tricuspid valve surgery in patients with previous cardiac surgery
Bettina Pfannmüller,Monica Moz,Martin Misfeld, Michael A. Borger, Anne-Kathrin Funkat, Jens Garbade, Friedrich W. Mohr,