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September Publications

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


Relation Between Six-Minute Walk Test Performance and Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (from the PARTNER Trial)
Authors: Philip Green, David J. Cohen, Philippe Généreux, Tom McAndrew, Suzanne V. Arnold, Maria Alu, Nirat Beohar, Charanjit S. Rihal, Michael J. Mack, Samir Kapadia, Danny Dvir, Mathew S. Maurer, Mathew R. Williams, Susheel Kodali, Martin B. Leon, Ajay J. Kirtane
American journal of cardiology 2013;112, 700-706

Transfemoral Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients With an Annulus Dimension Suitable for Either the Edwards Valve or the CoreValve
Authors: Yusuke Watanabe, Kentaro Hayashida, Masanori Yamamoto, Gauthier Mouillet,Bernard Chevalier, Atsushi Oguri, Jean-Luc Dubois-Rande, Marie-Claude Morice, Emmanuel Teiger, Thierry Lefèvre
 American journal of cardiology 2013;112, 707-713

Mitral Valve Geometry and Hemodynamics After Surgical Mitral Valve Annuloplasty and Implications for Percutaneous Treatment of Patients With Recurrent Mitral Regurgitation
Authors: Ibtihal Al Amri, Philippe Debonnaire, Tomasz Witkowski, Frank van der Kley, Meindert Palmen, Arend de Weger, Robert J. Klautz, Jeroen J. Bax, Martin J. Schalij, Nina Ajmone Marsan, Victoria Delgado
American journal of cardiology 2013; 112, 714-719



Outcome and Impact of Surgery in Paradoxical Low-Flow, Low-Gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis and Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction:A Cardiac Catheterization Study
Authors: Dania Mohty, Julien Magne, Mathieu Deltreuil, Victor Aboyans, Najmeddine Echahidi, Claude Cassat, Philippe Pibarot, Marc Laskar, and Patrice Virot
Circulation. 2013;128:235-242

Mitral Valve Disease in Patients with Marfan Syndrome Undergoing Aortic Root Replacement
Authors: Meghana R. Kunkala, Hartzell V. Schaff, Zhuo Li, Irina Volguina, Harry C. Dietz, Scott A. LeMaire, Joseph S. Coselli, and Heidi Connolly
Circulation. 2013;128:243-247,

Late Repair of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation Does Not Prevent Left Ventricular Remodeling: Importance of Timing for Beneficial Repair
Authors: Jonathan Beaudoin, Robert A. Levine, J. Luis Guerrero, Chaim Yosefy, Suzanne Sullivan, Susan Abedat, Mark D. Handschumacher, Catherine Szymanski, Dan Gilon, Nicholas O. Palmeri, Gus J. Vlahakes, Roger J. Hajjar, and Ronen Beeri
Circulation. 2013;128:248-252,

Longevity After Aortic Root Replacement: Is the Mechanically Valved Conduit Really the Gold Standard for Quinquagenarians?
Authors: Christian D. Etz, Felix F. Girrbach, Konstantin von Aspern, Roberto Battellini,Pascal Dohmen, Alexandro Hoyer, Maximilian Luehr, Martin Misfeld, Michael A. Borger, and Friedrich W. Mohr
Circulation. 2013;128:253-262,

Creation of Nonischemic Functional Mitral Regurgitation by Annular Dilatation and Nonplanar Modification in a Chronic In Vivo Swine Model
Authors: Haruo Yamauchi, Eric N. Feins,Nikolay V. Vasilyev, Shogo Shimada, David Zurakowski, and Pedro J. del Nido
Circulation. 2013;128:263-270,

Systemic Hypertension in Low-Gradient Severe Aortic Stenosis With Preserved Ejection Fraction
Authors: Mackram F. Eleid, Rick A. Nishimura, Paul Sorajja, and Barry A. Borlaug
Circulation. 2013;128:1349-1353

Tissue Valve Is the Preferred Option for Patients Aged 60 and Older
Authors: Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Lawrence H. Cohn, and Sary F. Aranki
Circulation. 2013;128:1365-1371

Selection of Aortic Valve Prostheses: Contemporary Reappraisal of Mechanical Versus Biologic Valve Substitutes
Authors: Rakesh M. Suri and Hartzell V. Schaff
Circulation. 2013;128:1372-1380

Infective Endocarditis in Children With Congenital Heart Disease:Cumulative Incidence and Predictors
Authors: Dinela Rushani, Jay S. Kaufman, Raluca Ionescu-Ittu, Andrew S. Mackie,Louise Pilote, Judith Therrien, and Ariane J. Marelli
Circulation. 2013;128:1412-1419


Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch in Bovine Pericardial Aortic Valves:Evaluation Using 3 Different Modalities and Associated Medium-Term Outcomes
Authors: Satish Jacob Chacko, Asimul H. Ansari, Patrick M. McCarthy, S. Chris Malaisrie, Adin-Cristian Andrei, Zhi Li, Richard Lee, Edwin McGee, Robert O. Bonow, and Jyothy J. Puthumana
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6:776-783

Assessment of Mitral Valve Adaptation With Gated Cardiac Computed Tomography: Validation With Three-Dimensional Echocardiography and Mechanistic Insight to Functional Mitral Regurgitation
Authors: Jonathan Beaudoin, Wai-Ee Thai, Bryan Wai, Mark D. Handschumacher, Robert A. Levine, and Quynh A. Truong
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6:784-789,

Stress Echocardiography in Regurgitant Valve Disease
Authors: Patrizio Lancellotti and Julien Magne
Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6:840-849,

European Heart Journal

Impact of ageing on presentation and outcome of mitral regurgitation due to flail leaflet: a multicentre international study
Authors: Jean-François Avierinos, Christophe Tribouilloy, Francesco Grigioni, Rakesh Suri,Andrea Barbieri, Hector I. Michelena, Teresa Ionico, Dan Rusinaru, Sébastien Ansaldi, Gilbert Habib, Catherine Szymanski, Roch Giorgi, Douglas W. Mahoney,Maurice Enriquez-Sarano, and on Behalf of the Mitral regurgitation International DAtabase (MIDA) Investigators (Appendix)
Eur Heart J (2013) 34 (33): 2600-2609


European Journal cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Root graft substitution after aortic valve replacement: sparing the valve prosthesis is a valid option
Authors: Marco Di Eusanio, Paolo Berretta, Mariano Cefarelli, and Roberto Di Bartolomeo
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 44: 427-430

Associations between valve repair and reduced operative mortality in 21 056 mitral/tricuspid double valve procedures
Authors: J. Scott Rankin, Vinod H. Thourani, Rakesh M. Suri, Xia He, Sean M. O'Brien, Christina M. Vassileva, Ashish S. Shah, and Matthew Williams
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 44: 472-477

Severe intraprocedural complications after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: calling for a heart team approach
Authors: Moritz Seiffert, Lenard Conradi, Stephan Baldus, Johannes Schirmer, Stefan Blankenberg, Hermann Reichenspurner, Patrick Diemert, and Hendrik Treede
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 44: 478-484

Posterior ventricular anchoring neochordal repair of degenerative mitral regurgitation efficiently remodels and repositions posterior leaflet prolapse
Authors: Y. Joseph Woo and John W. MacArthur, Jr.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 44: 485-489

Surgical or percutaneous mitral valve repair for secondary mitral regurgitation: comparison of patient characteristics and clinical outcomes
Authors: Lenard Conradi, Hendrik Treede, Volker Rudolph, Paul Graumüller, Edith Lubos,Stephan Baldus, Stefan Blankenberg, and Hermann Reichenspurner
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 44: 490-496

European heart journal cardiovascular imaging

Immediate effect of the MitraClip® procedure on mitral ring geometry in primary and secondary mitral regurgitation
Authors: Frank Patrick Schmidt, Ralph Stephan von Bardeleben, Philipp Nikolai, Alexander Jabs, Nina Wunderlich, Thomas Münzel, Ulrich Hink, and Ascan Warnholtz
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2013 14: 851-857


Original article: Progressive rise in red cell distribution width is associated with poor outcome after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Authors: Nay Aung, Rafal Dworakowski, Jonathan Byrne, Emma Alcock, Ranjit Deshpande,Kailasam Rajagopal, Beth
Brickham, Mark J Monaghan, Darlington O Okonko, Olaf Wendler, Philip A MacCarthy
Heart 2013;99:1261-1266

Original article: Long-term efficacy of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy for restenosis after previous mitral commissurotomy
Authors: Claire Bouleti, Bernard Iung, Dominique Himbert, Eric Brochet, David Messika-Zeitoun,Delphine Détaint, Eric Garbarz, Bertrand Cormier, Alec Vahanian
Heart 2013;99:1336-1341


Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Prognostic Value of Chronic Kidney Disease After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Authors: Masanori Yamamoto, MD, PhD; Kentaro Hayashida, MD, PhD; Gauthier Mouillet, MD; Thomas Hovasse, MD; Bernard Chevalier, MD; Atsushi Oguri, MD, PhD; Yusuke Watanabe, MD; Jean-Luc Dubois-Randé, MD, PhD; Marie-Claude Morice, MD; Thierry Lefèvre, MD; Emmanuel Teiger, MD, PhD
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;62:869-877

Aortic Stenosis in the Elderly: Disease Prevalence and Number of Candidates for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Meta-Analysis and Modeling Study
Authors: Ruben L.J. Osnabrugge, MS; Darren Mylotte, MD; Stuart J. Head, MS; Nicolas M. Van Mieghem, MD; Vuyisile T. Nkomo, MD, MPH; Corinne M. LeReun, MS; Ad J.J.C. Bogers, MD, PhD; Nicolo Piazza, MD, PhD; A. Pieter Kappetein, MD, PhD
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;62:1002-1012

Percutaneous Mitral Valve Interventions in the Real World:Early and 1-Year Results From the ACCESS-EU, A Prospective, Multicenter, Nonrandomized Post-Approval Study of the MitraClip Therapy in Europe
Authors: Francesco Maisano, MD; Olaf Franzen, MD; Stephan Baldus, MD; Ulrich Schäfer, MD; Jörg Hausleiter, MD; Christian Butter, MD; Gian Paolo Ussia, MD; Horst Sievert, MD; Gert Richardt, MD; Julian D. Widder, MD; Tiziano Moccetti, MD; Wolfgang Schillinger, MD
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;62:1052-1061

JACC Imaging

Libman-Sacks Endocarditis and Embolic Cerebrovascular Disease
Authors: Carlos A. Roldan, MD; Wilmer L. Sibbitt, MD; Clifford R. Qualls, PhD; Rex E. Jung, PhD; Ernest R. Greene, PhD; Charles M. Gasparovic, PhD; Reyaad A. Hayek, MD; Gerald A. Charlton, MD; Kendall Crookston, MD, PhD
J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2013;6:973-983.

Clinical Utility and Prognostic Value of Appropriateness Criteria in Stress Echocardiography for the Evaluation of Valvular Heart Disease
Authors: Sanjeev Bhattacharyya, MD; Vasilis Kamperidis, MD, PhD; Benoy Nalin Shah, MBBS; Isabelle Roussin, MD; Navtej Chahal, PhD; Wei Li, MD, PhD; Rajdeep Khattar, MD; Roxy Senior, MD
J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2013;6:987-992.

CT Angiography and 18F-FDG-PET Fusion Imaging for Prosthetic Heart Valve Endocarditis
Authors: Wilco Tanis, MD; Asbjørn Scholtens, MD; Jesse Habets, MD, PhD; Renee B.A. van den Brink, MD, PhD; Lex A. van Herwerden, MD, PhD; Steven A.J. Chamuleau, MD, PhD; Ricardo P.J. Budde, MD, PhD
J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2013;6:1008-1013.

Predicting Impending Rupture of the Ascending Aorta With Bicuspid Aortic Valve: Spatiotemporal Flow and Wall Shear Stress
Authors: Ryo Torii, PhD; Maria Kalantzi, MD; Stergios Theodoropoulos, MD; Padmini Sarathchandra, PhD; Xiao Yun Xu, PhD; Magdi H. Yacoub, MD
J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2013;6:1017-1019

JACC intervention

Automated 3-Dimensional Aortic Annular Assessment by Multidetector Computed Tomography in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Authors: Yusuke Watanabe, MD; Marie-Claude Morice, MD; Erik Bouvier, MD; Tora Leong, MD, PhD; Kentaro Hayashida, MD, PhD; Thierry Lefèvre, MD; Thomas Hovasse, MD; Mauro Romano, MD; Bernard Chevalier, MD; Patrick Donzeau-Gouge, MD; Arnaud Farge, MD; Bertrand Cormier, MD; Philippe Garot, MD
J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2013;6:955-964.

Preparatory Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Improved Valve Sizing
Authors: Polykarpos C. Patsalis, MD; Fadi Al-Rashid, MD; Till Neumann, MD; Björn Plicht, MD; Heike A. Hildebrandt, MD; Daniel Wendt, MD; Matthias Thielmann, MD; Heinz G. Jakob, MD; Gerd Heusch, MD; Raimund Erbel, MD; Philipp Kahlert, MD
J Am Coll Cardiol Intv. 2013;6:965-971.

Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography

Predicting Paravalvular Regurgitation Following Transcatheter Valve Replacement: Utility of a Novel Method for Three-Dimensional Echocardiographic Measurements of the Aortic Annulus
Authors: Rebecca T. Hahn, Omar Khalique, Mathew R. Williams, Elana Koss, Jean-Michel Paradis, Benoit Daneault, Ajay J. Kirtane, Isaac George, Martin B. Leon, Susheel Kodali
JASE 2013 ; 26, 1043-1052

Left Atrial Function by Two-Dimensional Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography in Patients with Severe Organic Mitral Regurgitation: Association with Guidelines-Based Surgical Indication and Postoperative (Long-Term) Survival
Authors: Philippe Debonnaire, Darryl P. Leong, Tomasz G. Witkowski, Ibtihal Al Amri, Emer Joyce, Spyridon Katsanos, Martin J. Schalij, Jeroen J. Bax, Victoria Delgado, Nina Ajmone Marsan
JASE 2013 ; 26, 1053-1062

Journal of thoracic and CV surgery

Early surgical therapy of infective endocarditis in children: A 15-year experience
Authors: Pirouz Shamszad, Muhammad S. Khan, Joseph W. Rossano, Charles D. Fraser
Journal of thoracic and CV surgery 2013; 146,506-511

Anticoagulation early after mechanical valve replacement: Improved management with patient self-testing
Authors: Jess L. Thompson, Harold M. Burkhart, Richard C. Daly, Joseph A. Dearani,Lyle D. Joyce, Rakesh M. Suri, Hartzell V. Schaff
Journal of thoracic and CV surgery 2013; 146, 599-604

Aortic dimensions in patients with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves
Authors: Veronica Jackson, Christian Olsson, Per Eriksson, Anders Franco-Cereceda
Journal of thoracic and CV surgery 2013; 146, 605-610

Recurrence of mitral regurgitation after partial versus complete mitral valve ring annuloplasty for functional mitral regurgitation
Authors: Michael H. Kwon, Lawrence S. Lee, Marisa Cevasco, Gregory S. Couper,Prem S. Shekar, Lawrence H. Cohn, Frederick Y. Chen
Journal of thoracic and CV surgery 2013; 146,616-622

Operative outcomes in mitral valve surgery: Combined effect of surgeon and hospital volume in a population-based analysis
Authors: Arman Kilic, Ashish S. Shah, John V. Conte, William A. Baumgartner, David D. Yuh
Journal of thoracic and CV surgery 2013; 146, 638-646


New England Journal of Medecine

Dabigatran versus Warfarin in Patients with Mechanical Heart Valves
Authors: John W. Eikelboom, M.D., Stuart J. Connolly, M.D., Martina Brueckmann, M.D., Christopher B. Granger, M.D., Arie P. Kappetein, M.D., Ph.D., Michael J. Mack, M.D., Jon Blatchford, C.Stat., Kevin Devenny, B.Sc., Jeffrey Friedman, M.D., Kelly Guiver, M.Sc., Ruth Harper, Ph.D., Yasser Khder, M.D., Maximilian T. Lobmeyer, Ph.D., Hugo Maas, Ph.D., Jens-Uwe Voigt, M.D., Maarten L. Simoons, M.D., and Frans Van de Werf, M.D., Ph.D. for the RE-ALIGN Investigators
N Engl J Med 2013; 369:1206-1214