The Society for Heart Valve Disease



2011 Abstracts

Sunday, June 26
07:45 - 08:00 Presidential Induction
08:00 - 08:10 Welcome - Jose Pomar (Barcelona)
08:10 - 08:15 Welcome on behalf of the SHVD - Robert Bonow (Chicago)
08:15 - 09:45 C. Walton Lillehei Award
Moderators: Robert Bonow, Jose Pomar, Friedrich Mohr
C1 Tissue Engineering Of Stented Pericardium: Magnetically Guided Recellularization Of Decellularized Pericardium Derived Aortic Valves
Viktor Bordel1, Ali Ghodsizad, MD1, Matthias N. Ungerer1, Christa Flechtenmacher, MD1, Hermann Wiedensohler1, Matthias Loebe, MD, Ph.D2, Brian Bruckner, MD2, Matthias Karck, Prof.1, Arjang Ruhparwar, MD1
1University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, 2Baylor College, Houston, TX, USA
C2 Outcomes of Aortic Valve Repair According to Valve Morphology and Surgical Techniques
Khalil Fattouch1, Sebastiano Castrovinci1, Giacomo Murana1, Roberta Sampognaro2, Giuseppe Speziale2, Tommaso Favara1, Giuseppe Bianco1, Giuseppa Caccamo1, Emanuela Clara Bertolino1, Giovanni Ruvolo1
1University of Study of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, 2GVM care and research, Palermo, Italy
C3 Nano- and Micro-structure of Calcification in Homographs and Native Human Aortic and Mitral Valve
Sergio Bertazzo, Sr., Kristy L. Cloyd, Eileen Gentleman, Ismail El Hamamsy, Adrian H. Chester, Magdi H. Yacoub, FRS, Molly M. Stevens
Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
C4 Ice-free Cryopreservation Reduces Leaflet Immunogenicity and Induces Responder Monocyte Differentiation towards Endothelial-like Cells
Alexandra Bayrak1, Agnes J. Huber2, Ulrich A. Stock2, Martina Seifert1, Kelvin G. Brockbank3
1Institute of Medical Immunology and Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, 3Cell & Tissue Systems and Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology, North Charleston, SC, USA
C5 Infective Endocarditis in Mitral Valve Prolapse: A Population-based Study
Ognjen Katan1, Hector I. Michelena2, Jean-François Avierinos3, Rakesh M. Suri4, Larry M. Baddour5, Maurice E. Enriquez-Sarano6
1Mayo Clinic College of Medicine - Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, USA, 2Mayo Clinic - Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Rochester, MN, USA, 3La Timone Hospital, Marseille, France, 4Mayo Clinic - Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Rochester, MN, USA, 5Mayo Clinic - Department of Infectious Diseases, Rochester, MN, USA, 6Mayo Clinic - Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Rochester, MN, USA
C6 Significant Material Property Difference Between Fresh Human Pulmonary and Aortic Roots
Ali N. Azadani, PhD, Sam Chitsaz, Peter B. Matthews, Nicolas Jaussaud, James Leung, Tonia Tsinman, Elaine E. Tseng
University of California at San Francisco Medical Center and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
09:45 - 10:15 Presidential Address - Jose Pomar (Barcelona)
Introduction: Robert Bonow (Chicago)
10:15 - 11:00 Poster Session I and Refreshments
11:00 - 12:45 Devices
Co-moderator: Jose Pomar (Barcelona)
Invited Lecture: Shahbudin Rahimtoola (Los Angeles)
“Matching Valve Prosthesis to the Patient”
C7 Self-expandable or Balloon-expandable Prosthesis? A Single Center Experience on Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Valeria Gasparetto1, Massimo Napodano1, Augusto D'Onofrio2, Chiara Fraccaro1, Giuseppe Tarantini1, Paolo Buja1, Demetrio Pittarello3, Roberto Bianco2, Ermela Yzeiraj1, Marco Panfili1, Renato Razzolini1, Gino Gerosa2, Sabino Iliceto1, Giambattista Isabella1
1Cardiology Division. Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences. University of Padova, Padova, Italy, 2Cardiac Surgery. Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences. University of Padova, Padova, Italy, 3Anesthesiology Department. University of Padova, Padova, Italy
C8 Functional and Hemodynamic Assessment of a Novel 3-Dimensional Anatomically Correct Annuloplasty Ring to Correct Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation
Nikolay V. Vasilyev1, Muralidhar Padala2, Haruo Yamauchi1, Bjoern Sill1, Eva M. Delmo Walter1, Vinod H. Thourani2, Jorge H. Jimenez3, Pedro J. del Nido1, Ajit P. Yoganathan3
1Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 2Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA, 3Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
C9 An Automated Coring and Apical Connector Insertion Device Facilitates AVB (Apicoaortic Conduit) Surgery
James S. Gammie, MD1, John W. Brown, MD2, Gregory J. Bittle, BSE1, Helen Hui-Chou, MD3, J Alan Crunkleton, MD, PhD4, Anthony G. Liepert, PhD4, Craig E. Stauffer, BSE1, Mehrdad Ghoreishi, MD1
1University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA, 2Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 3Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 4Correx, Inc., Waltham, MA, USA
C10 Ultrasound Phonocardiography for the Functional Assessment of Mechanical Heart Valves
Onelia Gagliano, Clemens Romata, Francesca Maria Susin, Vincenzo Tarzia, Vittorio Pengo, Tomaso Bottio, Gino Gerosa, Andrea Bagno, Sr.
University of Padova, Padova, Italy
C11 Mitral Valve Disease and Atrial Fibrillation: The True Atrial Fibrillation Burden After The Cox-Maze-III Cryo Procedure in High Risk Patients with Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation - First Report of Event Recorder Documented Continuous Heart Rhythem Follow-up
Thorsten Hanke, Ulrich Stierle, Efstratios I. Charitos, Hans-H. Sievers
University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
11:00 - 12:45 Ross Procedure
Co-moderator: Carolina Escarain (Buenos Aires)
Invited Lecture: Johanna Takkenberg (Rotterdam)
“The Ross Operation in the 21st Century: Which patients, which technique?”
C12 Is A Physiological Aortic Valve Function Feasible After Aortic Valve Replacement Procedures? - A Comparative Study Between The Pulmonary Autograft Procedure (“Ross” Operation), Aortic Valve Preservation Procedures (“David”-“Yacoub”-operation), Stentless Valve Replacement And A Normal Control Group
Thorsten Hanke, Ulrich Stierle, Efstratios I. Charitos, Hans-H. Sievers
University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
C13 Inclusion Cylinder Methoid for Aortic Valve Replacement Utilising the Ross Procedure in Adults with Predominant Aortic Stenosis - 99% Freedom From Re-operation on the Aortic Valve At 15 Years.
Peter D. Skillington
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
C14 Aortic Valve-Sparing Reimplantation Technique (David procedure) to salvage Failing Pulmonary Autograft
Markus Liebrich, Marcin Kruszynski, Deltev Roser, Timo Weimar, Nicolas Doll, Wolfgang Hemmer
SANA Cardiac Surgical Clinic, Stuttgart, Germany
C15 A Single Center Experience with the Ross Procedure in 607 Patients
Timo Weimar, Markus Liebrich, Detlef Roser, Kai N. Doll, Wolfgang B. Hemmer
Sana Cardiac Surgery Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
C16 Technical Modifications to Improve Valve Stability in the Ross Operation and Homograft Root Replacement
Steven P. Goldberg, Umar S. Boston, Jean A. Ballweg, Vijaya M. Joshi, Craig A. Mathis, Christopher J. Knott-Craig
University of Tennessee/Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA
11:00 - 12: 45 Valve Biology I
Co-moderator: Adrian Chester (London)
Invited Speaker: Jonathan Butcher (Ithaca)
“Valvular developmental biology: Importance of mechanical forces”
C17 Sphingosine-1-phosphate-Induced Contraction of Valvular Interstitial Cells Is Mediated by Receptor S1P2, RhoA, and ROCK
Wolfgang Witt, Anett Jannasch, Daniela Burkhard, Thomas Waldow, Klaus Matschke
Herzzentrum Dresden, Dresden, Germany
C18 TNF-Related-Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand (TRAIL) Induces Apoptosis and Calcification of Human Valvular Interstitial Cells
Antonella Galeone1, Giacomina Brunetti2, Angela Oranger2, Giovanni Greco2, Silvia Colucci2, Luigi de Luca Tupputi Schinosa1, Alberta Zallone2, Maria Grano2, Domenico Paparella1
1Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Emergencies and Organ Transplantation (DETO), University Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy, 2Department of Human Anatomy and Histology, University of Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
C19 Comparison of Transesophageal Echocardiographic Analysis and Osteopontin Levels for the Identification of Asymptomatic Aortic Valve Sclerosis Patients during Calcific Aortic Valve Degeneration.
Giovanni Ferrari1, Rachana Sainger1, Benjamin C. Field1, William F. Seefried1, Juan B. Grau2, Emanuela Branchetti1
1University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2The Valley-Columbia Heart Center, Ridgewood, NJ, USA
C20 Hematopoietic-derived Cell Contribution to Embryonic Heart Valve Development and Post-natal Valve Homeostasis
Zoltan Hajdu1, Imre Olah2, Roger R. Markwald1, Christopher J. Drake1, Richard P. Visconti1
1Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA, 2Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
C21 Physiological Micromechanics of the Mitral Valve Anterior Leaflet
Michael Sacks1, Bryan Good1, Christopher Carruthers1, Antonio D'Amore1, Rouzbeh Amini1, Joseph Gorman2
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
12:45 - 14:15 Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:30 Epidemiology
Co-moderator: James Gammie (Baltimore)
Invited Lecture: Johanna Takkenberg (Rotterdam)
“Prosthetic Aortic Valve Selection in Middle Age Patients: Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics”
C22 Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease in Yemen
Enrico Donegani
Maggiore della Carità University Hospital, Novara, Italy
C23 Clinical Course of Patients Diagnosed with Severe Aortic Stenosis in The Rotterdam Area: Insights from the AVARIJN Study
Helena J. Heuvelman1, Martijn W.A. van Geldorp2, A. Pieter Kappetein1, Marcel L. Geleijnse1, Tjebbe W. Galema1, Ad. J.J.C. Bogers1, Johanna J.M. Takkenberg1
1Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, Netherlands
C24 Withdrawn
14:15 - 15:30 Valve Repair I
Co-moderator: Blase Carabello (Houston)
Invited Lecture: John Ikonomidis (Charleston)
“Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement”
C25 The Effect of Mitral Leaflets' Length on Transmitral Flow
Ahmad Falahatpisheh, M,Sc,, Arash Kheradvar, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
C26 Increased Proteoglycan and Reparative Type III Collagen Content in Mitral Valve Prolapse: Implications for Disease Severity
Purushothaman K-Raman1, Meerarani Purushothaman1, David H. Adams1, Federico Milla1, Patrick A. Lento1, Vivian Abascal1, William N. O'Connor2, Samin K. Sharma1, Valentin Fuster1, Pedro R. Moreno1
1Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, 2University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
C27 Associated Factors for Reoperation After Rheumatic Mitral Valve Repair. Ten Years of Follow Up.
Orlando Petrucci1, Elaine S.B.O Severino1, Pirooz Eghtesady2, Carlos F.R. Lavagnoli1, Karlos A.S. Vilarinho1, Pedro P.M. Oliveira1, Lindemberg M. Siveira Filho1, Reinaldo W. Vieira1
1University of Campinas, Campinas - SP, Brazil, 2University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
14:15 - 15:30 Tissue Engineering I
Co-moderator: Gino Gerosa (Padova)
Invited Lecture: Simon Hoerstrup (Zurich)
“The future of tissue engineered heart valves”
C28 Design of a Tissue-Engineered Leaflet Shape for a Pulmonary Valve Single Leaflet Replacement
Michael Sacks1, Rong Fan1, Christopher M. Hobson1, Ahmed Bayoumi2, John E. Mayer, Jr.2, William R. Wagner1
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
C29 Development of Completely Autologous Tissue Valved-Conduits BIOVALVEs"; Mold Design and Transplantation Study in Beagle Model"
Masashi Yamanami1, Masami Uechi2, Megumi Fujiwara2, Yuki Yahata3, Hatsue Ishibashi-Ueda4, Keiichi Kanda1, Taiji Watanabe1, Tomonori Oie3, Tsutomu Tajikawa5, Kenkichi Ohba5, Hitoshi Yaku1, Yasuhide Nakayama3
1Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan, 2Nihon University, Kanagawa, Japan, 3National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Osaka, Japan, 4National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital, Osaka, Japan, 5Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
C30 Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Tissue Engineered Reconstruction Using Bioresorbable Acellular Xenograft
Marc W. Gerdisch1, Lishan Aklog2
1St. Francis Heart Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA
15:30 - 16:15 Poster Session I (Continued) and Refreshments
16:15 - 17:45 Valve Replacement I
Co-moderator: Dieter Horstkotle (Bad Oeynhausen)
Invited Lecture: Vinod Thourani (Atlanta)
“Valve Replacement in Patients with Renal Failure: Which Prosthesis”
C31 Quality of Life and Anxiety in Younger Patients after Biological vs. Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement
Marc Kottmaier, Sabine Bleiziffer, Ina Hettich, Catalin C. Badiu, Ruediger Lange
German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
C32 Decellularized Pulmonary Allografts During the Ross Operation - 5 Years Results
Francisco D. da Costa, Flavia Weffort Ferreira, Sulamita Okayana, Eduardo Mendel Balbi
Santa Casa de Curitiba - PUCPR, Curitiba, Brazil
C33 Transapically Implantable and Exchangeable Bioprosthetic Valve
Ivan Vesely1, Richard Bianco2, Larry O. Blankenship1
1ValveXchange Inc., Aurora, CO, USA, 2University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
C34 Bioprosthetic Valve Leaflet Exchange via Transapical Access
Ivan Vesely, PH.D.1, Richard Bianco2, Larry O. Blankenship1.
1ValveXchange Inc., Aurora, CO, USA, 2University of MInnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
16:15 - 17:45 Valve Repair II
Co-moderator: Steve Livesey (Southampton)
Invited Lecture: Robert Klautz (Leiden)
“Complex mitral valve repair: Methods and Results”
C35 Effects of Treating Postoperative Immune Dysfunction on Operative Mortality after Cardiac Valve Surgery
J. Scott Rankin
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
C36 Mid-term Results in David Operation with a Valsalva Graft and Predictive Mechanisms of Recurrent Aortic Regurgitation
Paolo Masiello, MD, Enrico Coscioni, Antonio Panza, Generoso Mastrogiovanni, Antonio Longobardi, Francesco Itri, Antonia Alfano, Severino Iesu, Giuseppe Di Benedetto
A.O.U. San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d Aragona, Salerno, Italy
C37 Does Type of Aortic Root Repair In Acute Type A Dissection Matter? A Comparison Between Valve Sparing Procedures and The “Gold Standard”
Thorsten Hanke1, Ulrich Stierle1, Efstratios I. Charitos1, Martin Misfeld2, Hans-H. Sievers1
1University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany, 2University of Leipzig, Heart Centre, Leipzig, Germany
C38 Long-Term Outcome of Congenital Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysms: A 25-Year Experience
Sabit Sar?kaya, Mehmet Kalender, Adnan Ak, Eray Aksoy, Tan?l Özer, O?uz Konuko?lu, Ahmet Elibol, Mesut ?i?mano?lu, Kaan K?rali.
Kartal Kosuyoul YIEA Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
16:15 - 17:45 Valve Biology II
Co-moderator: Robert Emery (St. Paul)
Invited Lecture: Ismail El-Hamamsy (Montreal)
C39 Mitral Valve Prolapse as a Cause of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young: In Search for the Substrate of Electrical Instability
Stefania Rizzo, Arianna Peralta, Gaetano Thiene, Cristina Basso
University of Padua, Padova, Italy
C40 Novel Gene Expression Changes in Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Bobby Yanagawa, Mark Peterson, Lee Errett, David A. Latter, Daniel Bonneau, Subodh Verma
St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
C41 Flna Mutations Associated With Valvular Dystrophy Favour Beta1 Integrin Degradation
Lardeux Aurélie, Letourneau Thierry, Kyndt Florence, Le Marec Hervé, Probst Vincent, Schott Jean Jacques, MEROT Jean
Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France
C42 Reduced expression of Metallothioneins in Myxomatous Mitral Valve Prolapse and Tgf-β2 signaling
Alexia Hulin1, Charles Lambert1, Christophe Deroanne1, Jean-Olivier Defraigne2, Betty Nusgens1, Alain Colige1, Marc Radermecker2
1Laboratory of Connective Tissues Biology, GIGA, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium, 2Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Liège, Liège, Belgium
17:45 - 19:00 Annual General Meeting (Members)
Monday, June 27
08:00 - 10:05 Percutaneous Valve Surgery
Co-moderator: David Adams (New York)
Invited Lecture: Ted Feldman (Evanston)
“Percutaneous mitral valve repair: Is it the future?”
C43 Hemodynamic Comparison of Aggressive Supra-annular Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement Versus Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
Joseph Bavaria, Nimesh Desai, Wilson Szeto, Nishtha Sodhi, Sofiane F. Lazar, Lynda Tobin, Lisa Walsh, Amr Bannan, Howard Herrmann
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
C44 Evaluation of Pericardial Tissue Calcification of Crimped and Expanded Valves in a Rabbit Model
Jane M. Olin, Shih-Hwa Shen, Greg Wright, Christian Stoffers, Sean Chow
Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA, USA
C45 Textile Heart Valve: First Implantation In Vivo
Frederic Heim1, Bernard Durand1, Nabil Chakfe2
1Universite de Haute Alsace / LPMT-EAC-CNRS 7189, MULHOUSE, France, 2Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg / GEPROVAS, STRASBOURG, France.
C46 Dynact Guided Anatomical Rotation of The Sapien XT Valve During Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation - Proof of Concept
Arnaud Van Linden1, David Holzhey2, Ardawan Rastan2, Johannes Blumenstein1, Chirojit Mukherjee2, Friedrich W. Mohr2, Thomas Walther1, Jörg Kempfert1
1Kerckhoff-Klinik, Bad Nauheim, Germany, 2Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
C47 Transcatheter Heart Valves as a Valve-in-Valve Implantation for the Management of Patients With Degenerated Aortic Bioprostheses
Omar Nawaytou, Andres Diaz, Rizwan Attia, Olaf Wendler, Philip Maccarthy, Martyn Thomas, Christopher Young, Vinnie Bapat
King's Health Partners, London, United Kingdom
C48 Rheological Characteristics of Edwards Sapien Valve Immediately After Implantation
Marian Kukucka, Miralem Pasic, Axel Unbehaun, Semih Buz, Thorsten Drews, Stephan Dreysse, Alexander Mladenow, Hermann Kuppe, Roland Hetzer
German Heart Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
C49 Tissue-Engineered Heart Valves - A Comparative Study of Minimally Invasive and Surgical Implantation in a Sheep Model
Petra E. Dijkman, MSc1, Anita Driessen-Mol, PhD1, Linda M. de Heer, MD2, René Stenger, BSc3, Jolanda Kluin, MD, PhD2, Lex A. van Herwerden, MD, PhD2, Berhard Odermatt, MD3, Frank P.T. Baaijens, PhD1, Simon P. Hoerstrup, MD, PhD3
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, 3University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
08:00 - 10:05 Valve Replacement II
Co-moderator: Jeffrey Borer (New York)
Invited Lecture: Michael Borger (Leipzig)
“Sutureless aortic valves: What role will they play?”
C50 The Value of Risk Algorithms in Predicting Outcomes for Octogenarians Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement with or without CABG
Elsayed M. Elmistekawy, Diem T. Tran, Jean-Yves Dupuis, Bernard McDonald, Marc Ruel, Thierry G. Mesana, Buu-Khanh Lam
Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
C51 Quality of Life of Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis: Symptoms Result in Severe Physical and Emotional Disability Impairing Normal Daily Life
Martijn W.A. van Geldorp, MD, Helena Heuvelman, MD, A. Pieter Kappetein, MD, PhD, Jan J.V. Busschbach, MD, PhD, Johanna J.M. Takkenberg, Ad J.J.C. Bogers, MD, PhD
Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
C52 Superior Durability of Freestyle vs. Toronto SPV: Long-term Results from a Randomized Comparison in 131 Stentless Valves
Bart Meuris, Willem Flameng
University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
C53 Circulating Endothelial and Thrombocyte Microparticles and Von Willebrand Factor Multimers After Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Degenerative Stenosis
Payam Akhyari1, Micahel Samman2, Andy Adhiwana3, Patricia Gwanmesia3, Hiroyuki Kamiya1, Matthias Karck3, Andreas Ruf2, Artur Lichtenberg1
1Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany, 2Inst. of Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology and Transfusio Medicine, Staedtisches Klinikum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, 3Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
C54 Conventional Aortic Valvular Replacement in Patients Over 85. Short and Long Term Results About 164 Patients.
Alexandre LE GUYADER1, Alessandro PICCARDO2, Thierry BOURGUIGNON3, Claire EVENO1, Ludivine ROUSSEL2, Michel AUPART3, Elisabeth CORNU1, Thierry CAUS2, Michel MARCHAND3, Marc LASKAR1
1University Hospital Dupuytren, Limoges, France, 2Hôpital Sud, Amiens, France, 3Hôpital Trousseau, Tours, France
C55 Two-Year Results of the St. Jude Medical Trifecta Pericardial Aortic Valve Bioprothesis
Joseph Bavaria, Nimesh Desai, Kristen Burtch, Danh Vuong, Rohinton Morris, Wilson Szeto
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
C56 Should Very Elderly Patients Be Offered The Same Surgical Options As Their Younger Counterparts? A Comparison Of Outcomes Among Patients Below And Over 80 Years Of Age Undergoing AVR With or Without CABG
Juan B. Grau1, Giovanni Ferrari2, Andrew W. C. Mak, MS3, Richard E. Shaw3, Mariano E. Brizzio1, Bruce Mindich1, Alex Zapolanski1
1Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, The Valley Columbia Heart Center, Ridgewood, NJ, USA, 2Harrison Department of Surgical Research, The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Glenolden, PA, 3The Valley Columbia Heart Center, Ridgewood, NJ, USA.
10:05 - 10:50 Poster Session II and Refreshments
10:50 - 12:55 Timing of Intervention
Co-moderator: Maurice Sarano (Rochester)
Invited Lecture: Robert Bonow (Chicago)
“Low gradient aortic valve stenosis: When to refer to surgery”
C57 Frequency, Risk Factors, And Prognosis of Postoperative Hyperbilirubinemia After Heart Valve Surgery
Hiroyuki Nishi, Taichi Sakaguchi, Shigeru Miyagawa, Yasushi Yoshikawa, Satsuki Fukushima, Shunsuke Saito, Takayoshi Ueno, Toru Kuratani, Yoshiki Sawa
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
C58 The Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) Score Predicts Morbidity and Mortality for Heart Valve Surgery with Liver Cirrhosis
Kazuyoshi Takagi, Shuji Fukunaga, Koichi Arinaga, Takahiro Shojima, Hidetusgu Hori, Ryusuke Mori, Shigeaki Aoyagi
Kurume University, School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
C59 Postoperative Outcomes after Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgeries Performed as Reoperations
Bettina Pfannmueller, Monica Moz, Martin Misfeld, Piroze Davierwala, Michael Andrew Borger, Friedrich Wilhelm Mohr
Heart Center Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
C60 Relationship Between Symptoms and Deformation Imaging in Patients with Primary Mitral Regurgitation and Preserved Ejection Fraction.
Aleksandra Z. Miskovic1, Christiane Stiller1, Tudor Pörner2, Björn Göbel2, Sven Martens1, Anton Moritz1
1Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery of Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2Cardiology Department, Department of Internal Medicine I, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
C61 When Should the Elderly Patient with Mitral Regurgitation be Referred for Surgery? The Hazards of Delay
James S. Gammie, MD, Bartley P. Griffith, MD, Mehrdad Ghoreishi, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicin, Baltimore, MD, USA
C62 The Gorlin Equation Revisited - Is this Equation Being Correctly to Assess Aortic Valve Area?
Neelakantan Saikrishnan1, Choon-Hwai Yap1, Stamatios Lerakis2, Ajit P. Yoganathan1
1Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
C63 Aortic Valve Surgery For Pilots: Can You Let Them Fly Again?
Thomas Syburra1, Hans Schnüriger2, Michele Genoni1
1Zurich Triemli City Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland, 2Swiss Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine, Dübendorf, Switzerland
10:50 - 12:55 Symposium: Rheumatic heart disease in the 21st Century
Chair: Peter Zilla (Cape Town)
    Rheumatic Heart Disease: The Staggering Burden of Disease
Nkomo Vuyisile (Rochester)"

Echocardiography Screening for RHD in the Developing World: The Inadequacy of WHO criteria
Daniel Sidi (Paris)

The Stop Rheumatic Heart Disease A.S.A.P. Program: Achievements and Plans for the Future
Bongani Mayosi (Cape Town)

Valve Surgery Beyond Reach: Misfortune or Lack of Dialogue?
Peter Zilla (Cape Town)

Surviving Rheumatic Heart Disease
Arkalgud S. Kumar (New Delhi)

Surgery for Rheumatic Heart Disease in Iran: Challenges and Solutions
Saeid Hosseini (Teheran)

Surgical Management of rheumatic MV Disease in a Threshold Country: solid, flexible and practical
Taweesak Chotivatanapong (Nonthaburi)

Rheumatic Mitral Valve Repair in Africa: 25 yrs of experience
10:50 - 12:55 Symposium: Homografts
Co-Chairs: Jose Pomar (Barcelona)
Charles Yankah (Berlin)
Blanca Miranda (Barcelona)
10:50 - 12:55 Imaging
Co-moderator: John Ikonomidis (Charleston)
Invited Lecture: Georg Nollert (Munich)
“Developments in dynamic imaging of the aortic root: Implications for TAVI therapy”
C64 Prospective Evaluation of Right Ventricular Function in Patients with Organic Mitral Regurgitation
Guillaume Deswarte1, Claire Vanesson1, Yan Lefetz1, Anne-Sophie Polge2, Thomas Modine1, Nicolas Piriou3, Nicolas Lamblin1, Jean-Noel Trochu3, Christophe Bauters1, Thierry Le Tourneau3
1Hopital Cardiologique, Lille, France, 2Hôpital Cardiologique, Lille, France, 3Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France
C65 Mitral Valve Phenotype in Patients With Filamin-a-related Valvular Dystrophy
Thierry Le Tourneau1, Aurélie Lardeux2, Ana-Martin Garcia1, Florence Kyndt2, Jean Mérot3, Albert Hagège4, Robert Lévine5, Jean-Noel Trochu1, Jean-Jacques Schott3, Hervé Le Marec1, Vincent Probst1
1Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 2Inserm UMR915, Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 3Inserm UMR 915, Institut du Thorax, Nantes, France, 4HEGP, Paris, France, 5Massachussets General Hospital, Boston, France
C66 Comparison of Semi-quantitative and Quantitative Assessment of Severity of Aortic Regurgitation. Clinical implications
David Messika-Zeitoun1, Delphine Detaint1, Mohamed Leye1, Christophe Tribouilloy2, Hector I. Michelena3, Sorin Pislaru4, Alec Vahanian1, Maurice Enriquez-Sarano4
1Bichat Hospital, Paris, France, 2University Hospital, Amiens Sud, Amiens, France, 3Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic,, Rochester, MN, USA, 4Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
C67 Papillary Muscle Systolic Dyssynchrony as New Tool to Identify Advanced LV Dysfunction in Patients with Ischemic Dilated Cardiomyopathy (IDCM).
Leen A F M Van Garsse1, Sandro Gelsomino2, Emile Cheriex1, Fabiana Lucà2, Carmelo Massimiliano Rao2, Roberto Lorusso2, Gianfranco Gensini2, Jos Maessen1
1Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Academic Hospital of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2Heart and Vassels Departement, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
C68 Echocardiographic Predictors of Failure In Mitral Valve Repair
Maria F. Castro, Paz Ricapito, Vrancic Mariano, Gustavo Avegliano, Gabriel Perea, Guillermo Vaccarino, Fernando Piccinini, Gustavo Sanchez, Daniel Navia, Ricardo Ronderos
Instituo Cardiovascular Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
C69 Echocardiographic Right Ventricular Function Assessment before and after successful Percutaneous Mitral Commissurotomy
Alexandre Bensaid, Laura Krapf, Mihaela Malanca, Eric Brochet, Bernard Iung, Alec Vahanian, David Messika-Zeitoun
Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
C70 The Potential Role of CT Coronary Angiography in Preoperative Evaluation of Patients with Ascending Aortic Aneurysms
Ali Shahriari1, Jo Mahenthiran2, John Brown1
1Indiana Aortic Disease Institute. Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2Community Heart and Vascular. The Indiana Heart Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, USA
12:55 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:15 Honoured Lecture: W. Randolph Chitwood (Greenville)
"Mitral Valve Repair: Souttar's finger to daVinci's hands"
15:15 - 16:00 Poster Session II (Continued) and Refreshments
15:30 - 17:35 Symposium: Robotic Surgery
Co-Chairs: W. Randolph Chitwood Jr. (Greenville)
Evelio Rodriguez (Greenville)
  Pt selection, Perfusion Strategies, and Pitfalls
L. Wiley Nifong (Greenville)

TEE 2D and 3D Echo Planning the Perfect MV Repair
Maurice Sarano (Rochester)

Simplifying MV repair (robotic techniques)
Michael J. Smith (Cincinnati)

Mitral/AF and Lone AF
Evelio Rodriguez (Greenville)

Tricuspid: When and How
Rakesh Suri (Rochester)

ASD/Atrial Myxoma/Septal Myectomy
W. Randolph Chitwood, Jr. (Greenville)
16:00 - 17:35 Anti-Thrombotic Therapy and Inflammatory Heart Disease
Co-moderator: Dieter Horstkotle (Bad Oeynhausen)
Invited Speaker: Manuel Antunes (Coimbra)
“Valve surgery for rheumatic heart disease”
C71 Very-low-dose Therapy in Anticoagulation of Patients with Mechanical Heart Valve Replacement Supported by Telemedicine
Heinrich Koertke1, Tanja Feige1, Otto Wagner1, Jürgen Ennker2, Falk-Udo Sack3, Jochen Cremer4, Christof Huth5, Maurizio Braccio6, Francesco Musumeci7
1Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, 2Heart Center Lahr/Baden, Lahr/Baden, Germany, 3Clinic Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany, 4Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, Kiel, Germany, 5Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Magedeburg, Germany, 6Santa Anna Hospital, Catanzaro, Italy, 7Azienda Ospedaliera S. Camillo Forlani Hospital, Roma, Italy
C72 Anticoagulation of the Pregnant Patient with a Mechanical Heart Valve Prothesis
Zafer Iscan, Umit Kervan, Anil Ozen, Utku Unal, Kerem Vural, Levent Birincioglu
Turkey Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
C73 Simplification of Dual Antiplatelet Thromboprophylaxis for Mechanical Aortic Valves: Use of Prasugrel for Clopidogrel Non or Hyporesponders
Raul F. Garcia-Rinaldi, MD, PhD, Jeanette Quinones Maldonado, Shaira I. Quinones Maldonado, Ana L. Quinones Maldonado, Juan F. Rodriguez-Acosta, MD
Ponce School Of Medicine, Ponce, PR, USA
C74 Postoperative Warfarin Following Mitral Valve Repair or Bioprosthetic Valve Replacement Does Not Reduce Short-Term Stroke Risks
Vinod H. Thourani, Stuart Hurst, Patrick Kilgo, Murali Padala, Robert Guyton
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
C75 Bioprsthetic Valve Thrombosis: An Under-Recognized Entity
Shuli Silberman, Adi Butnaru, Daniel Bitran
Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
16:00 - 17:35 Congenital Heart Disease
Co-moderator: Juan Comas (Madrid)
Invited Lecture: Roland Hetzer (Berlin)
C76 Surgical Repair of the Congenitally Malformed Mitral Valve Leaflets in Infants and Children
Eva Maria Delmo Walter, Takeshi Komoda, Roland Hetzer
Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
C77 Melody® Valve Implantation into the Branch Pulmonary Arteries for Treatment of Pulmonary Insufficiency in an Ovine Model of Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Dysfunction following Tetralogy of Fallot Repair
J. Daniel Robb1, Matthew A. Harris2, Masahito Minakawa1, Kevin Koomalsingh1, Evelio Rodriguez3, Takashi Shuto4, David C. Shin2, Yoav Dori2, Andrew C. Glatz2, Jonathan J. Rome2, Robert C. Gorman4, Joseph H. Gorman, III4, Matthew J. Gillespie2.
1Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 3. Department of Surgery, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA, 4Gorman Cardiovascular Research Group, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
C78 Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Reconstruction in Infants and Children Using a Ring Reinforced Contegra Valve Conduit: Single Institution Experience
Vinod A. Sebastian, MD1, Joseph M. Forbess, MD2, Kristine J. Guleserian, MD2
1Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, 2Children's Medical Center Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
C79 Prospective Randomized Trial of the Effects of Rosuvastatin on the Progression of Stenosis in Adult Patients with Congenital Aortic Stenosis (PROCAS trial)
Denise van der Linde1, Sing C. Yap1, Arie PJ van Dijk2, Werner Budts3, Petronella G. Pieper4, Pieter H. van der Burgh5, Barbara JM Mulder6, Maarten Witsenburg1, Judith AAE Cuypers1, Jan Lindemans1, Johanna JM Takkenberg1, Jolien W. Roos-Hesselink1
1Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 3University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium, 4University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, 5Medical Spectrum Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, 6Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
C80 Assessment of Levels of Turbulence in the Bicuspid Aortic Valve - An In Vitro Study
Neelakantan Saikrishnan1, Choon-Hwai Yap1, Nicole C. Milligan1, Nikolay V. Vasilyev2, Ajit P. Yoganathan1
1Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
16:00 - 17:35 Functional Mitral Regurgitation
Co-moderator: Michael Borger (Leipzig)
Invited Lecture: Emmanuel Messas (Paris)
“Recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation post-MV repair: Lessons learned and future possibilities”
C81 New Onset Mitral Regurgitation Following Orthotopic Heart Transplantation is Correlated with Poor Long-term Outcomes
Faisal Cheema, Haroon Zubair, Jeffrey Jiang, Edward Y. Chan, Naveed A. Pasha, Stephen Cheung, Kenneth J. Schaefle, Marvi Rizwan, M F. Rizvi, Bail Maqbool, Hiroo Takayama, Maryjane Farr, Donna M. Mancini, Craig R. Smith, Jr, Michael Argenziano, Paul Christian Schulze, Yoshifumi Naka
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
C82 Papillary Muscles Relocation in Adjunction to Restrictive Annuloplasty Improve Repair Results in Severe Ischemic Mitral Valve Regurgitation.
Khalil Fattouch1, Sebastiano Castrovinci1, Giacomo Murana1, Roberta Sampognaro2, Massimo Salardino1, Calogera Pisano1, Egle Corrado3, Salvatore Novo3, Giuseppe Bianco1, Giovanni Ruvolo1
1University of Study of Palermo, Palermo, Italy, 2GVM Care and Research, Palermo, Italy, 3University of Study of Palermo, Department of Cardiovascular Disease, Palermo, Italy
C83 Inter-papillary Muscle Fractional Shortening in Prediction of Recurrent Mitral Regurgitation After Simple Ring Annuloplasty for Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Yusuke Shimahara, Junjiro Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Nakajima, Koichi Toda, Tomoyuki Fujita
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
C84 Enhanced 5-hydroxytryptamine Vasocontraction in a Porcine Model of Non-Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Sophia G. Moesgaard1, Ulf Simonsen2, Tom Teerlink3, Nathja Ravn4, Nora E. Zois1, Signe E. Cremer1, Jesper L. Honge4, J. Michael Hasenkam4, Lisbeth H. Olsen1
1University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark, 2University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark, 3VU University, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 4Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
C85 Anterior Leaflet Tethering: The Importance in Predicting Recurrence of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation after Restrictive Annuloplasty.
Leen A F M Van Garsse1, Sandro Gelsomino2, Emile Cheriex1, Fabiana Lucà2, Carmelo Massimiliano Rao2, Gianfranco Gensini2, Jos Maessen1
1Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Academic Hospital of Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands, Maastricht, Netherlands, 2Heart and Vassels Departement, Careggi Hospital, Florence, Italy
20:00 Presidential Dinner (ticket event)
Tuesday, June 28
08:30 - 10:35 Valve Replacement III
Co-moderator: Carlos Mestres (Barcelona)
Invited Lecture: Manuel Antunes (Coimbra)
“Influence of valve replacement type for endocarditis on long-term outcomes”
C86 Elevated Parathyroid Hormone Predicts Short and Mid-Term Mortality in Dialysis Patients Undergoing Valve Surgery
Vinod H. Thourani, Jyotirmay Sharma, Murali Padala, Huan Yan
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
C87 Twenty Years Single Centre Experience with Mechanical Heart Valves: A critical review of the anticoagulation policy.
Guido van Nooten
University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium
C88 20 Years Follow-up After Bentall Operation: Predictors of Long-term Outcome
A. Varrica, C. de Vincentiis, S. Trimarchi, A. Satriano, A. Biondi, V. Rampoldi, M. Ranucci, L. Menicanti, A. Frigiola
Policlinico San Donato Milan, Milan, Italy
C89 Multiple Valve Surgery - Evaluation of Prosthesis Type Selection
Ahmad Poostizadeh, MD, WR Eric Jamieson, MD, Hilton Ling, MD, Lawrence H. Burr, MD, Robert T. Miyagishima, MD, Michael T. Janusz, MD, Samuel V. Lichtenstein, MD PhD
University of BC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
C90 Patient Outcome After Mitral Valve Replacement with Mechanical or Bioprosthesis: Do the benefits of a bioprosthesis outweigh the reoperation risk?
WR Eric Jamieson, MD1, Martijn WA van Geldrop, MD2, Jian Ye, MD1, Guy J. Fradet, MD1, Pieter Kappetein, MD2, Ad JJC Bogers, MD2, Hanneke Johanna JM Takkenberg, PhD2
1University of BC, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
C91 Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch - Aortic Valve Replacement: Is there an Interaction with Body Mass Index?
Michael Yamashita, MD, WR Eric Jamieson, MD, Jennifer Higgins, MD, Jian Ye, MD, Samuel V. Lichtenstein, MD PhD
University of BC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
C92 Comparison of Late Risk-Adjusted Survival with Tissue versus Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement
Jeffrey G. Gaca, MD1, Robert M. Clare, MS1, J. Scott Rankin2, Mani A. Daneshmand, MD1, Carmelo A. Milano, MD1, G. Chad Hughes, MD1, Walter G. Wolfe, MD1, Donald D. Glower, MD1, Peter K. Smith1.
1Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, 2Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
08:30 - 10:35 Valve Repair III
Co-moderator: Hans-Joachim Schaefers (Homburg)
Invited Lecture: J. Scott Rankin (Nashville)
“Novel Techniques for Tricuspid Valve Repair”
C93 Mitral Valve Repair Offers Long-term Benefit over Replacement in Patients 75 Years and Older with Non-Ischemic Mitral Valve Disease
Stefano Mastrobuoni, Vincent Chan, Dominique Grisoli, Marc Ruel, Sophia Chaudry, Anthony Tran, Mark Hynes, Thierry Mesana
University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
C94 Effect of Right Ventricular Reduction in Repair of Functional Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation: 1 Year Follow-up Results.
Ahmed Ouda, MD, Utz Kappert, MD, Sems-Malte Tugtekin, MD, PhD, Tamer Ghazy, MD, Steffen Schoen, MD, PhD, Klaus Matschke, MD, PhD
Dresden Heart Center, Dresden, Germany
C95 Results of Mitral Valve Repair for Barlow Disease Via Right Minithoracotomy Vs. Conventional Median Sternotomy: A Randomized Trial
Giuseppe Nasso, Raffaele Bonifazi, Felice Piancone, Vito Romano, Giuseppe Visicchio, Mario Siro, Giuseppe Speziale
Anthea Hospital, GVM Hospitals of Care and Research, Bari, Italy
Invited Lecture: Stephen Livesey (Southampton)
"Mitral valve surgery for endocarditis: When should the valve be repaired?"
C96 Leaflet Extension With Autologous Pericardial Patch : Good Solution for Rheumatic Mitral Valve Repair
Phan V. Nguyen, Sr.
Heart Institute, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
C97 Withdrawn
C98 Heart Valve Surgery in a Threshold Country
Peter Zilla, Akinwumi Ogunrombi, Johan Brink, Agneta Geldenhuys, Jithan Koshy, Paul Human
University of Cape Town, Cape Town / Observatory, South Africa
C99 Mitral Valve Repair in Rheumatic Third World Patients: Too Little Too Late?
Agneta Geldenhuys, Jithan Koshy, Paul Human, Juliana Mtwale, Johan Brink, Peter Zilla.
University of Cape Town, Cape Town / Observatory, South Africa
08:30 - 10:35 Valve Biology II
Co-moderator: Adrian Chester (London)
Invited Lecture: Neil Ingels (Palo Alto)
“Contractile elements and curvature of the mitral valve: Physiologic implications”
C100 Development of a Calcification Model for Aortic Valves of Isolated Mouse Hearts
Nicole Kiesendahl1, Sabine Merten1, Svenja van Geul1, Sebastian Jansen1, Irina Moshkova2, Benita Hermanns-Sachweh3, Ulrich Steinseifer1
1Dept. of Cardiovascular Engineering, Inst. of Applied Medical Engineering, Helmholtz Institute, RWTH University, Aachen, Germany, 2Institute for Molecular Cardiovascular Research, RWTH University Hospital, Aachen, Germany, 3Institute for Pathology, RWTH University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
C101 Hematopoietic-derived Cell Contribution to the Adult Valve Pathology
Zoltan Hajdu, Roger R. Markwald, Christopher J. Drake, Richard P. Visconti
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
C102 Active Aortic Valve Calcification And Inflammation In Patients With Aortic Stenosis: a PET-CT Study
Marc R. Dweck, Charlotte Jones, Nikhil Joshi, Alison Fletcher, Audrey White, Hamish Richardson, Graham McKillop, Edwin Van Beek, Nicholas Boon, James Rudd, David E. Newby
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
C103 TNFa Mediates Aortic Valve Calcification in Vitro and in Situ Through Endothelial Dysfunction and Mesenchymal Transformation
Jennifer Richards, Gretchen Mahler, Jonathan Butcher
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
C104 Bioactive Porcine Matrices in Heart Valve Tissue Engineering
Pamela Somers1, Filip De Somer2, Ria Cornelissen1, Hubert Thierens1, Guido Van Nooten2
1University of Gent, Gent, Belgium, 2University Hospital Gent, Gent, Belgium
C105 Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blocker Does Not Inhibit Progression of Aortic Valve Sclerosis
Zachary B. Armstrong, Derek R. Boughner, Maria Drangova, Kem A. Rogers
The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
10:35 - 11:20 Poster Session III and Refreshments
11:20 - 13:05 Valve Repair IV
Co-moderator: Jose Pomar (Barcelona)
Invited Lecture: Hans-Joachim Schaefers (Homburg)
“Aortic valve repair for aortic insufficiency: Suitable for all patients?”
C106 Poor Outcome of Anterior Mitral Augmentation Plasty
Masaru Sawazaki
Komaki City Hospital, Komaki, Japan
C107 Early Results of Comprehensive Aortic Root and Valve Repair Procedure
Meong-Gun Song, Je Kyoun Shin, Jin Woo Chung, Hyun Keun Chee, Jun Seok Kim.
Konkuk University Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
C108 Totally Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery as a Routine Approach: A 10 Year Experience
Roberto Rodriguez, Olivera Gojkovic, Avinash Khitri, Francis Sutter, Francis Ferdinand, Louis Samuels, Scott Goldman
Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA, USA
C109 Long-Term Outcomes are Improved in Elderly Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair Compared with Mitral Valve Replacement
Vinod H. Thourani, Patrick Kilgo, Murali Padala, Robert Guyton
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
C110 19 Years Follow up Results of Mitral Balloon Valvuloplasty in 547 Patients Comparison with the Reported Surgical Series
Mohamed E. Fawzy, Sr.
October 6 Unversity Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
C111 Annular Dilatation and Papillary Muscle Displacement Alter Leaflet Mobility and Chordal Forces of the Tricuspid Valve
Erin M. Spinner, Lauren G. Troxler, Ajit P. Yoganathan
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
11:20 - 13:05 Valve Replacement IV
Co-moderator: Yutaka Okita (Kobe)
Invited Lecture: Gino Gerosa (Padova)
“Very long term results for bioprosthetic valve replacement”
C112 Surgery For Late Rheumatic Tricuspid Regurgitation with Previous Left Heart Valve Surgery - Repair Vs. Replacement.
Tim W. Au, Lik C. Cheng, Shui W. Chiu, Danial T. Chan
Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
C113 On-X Prosthetic Heart Valve: A Long-Term Multicenter Experience
John B. Chambers1, Jose L. Pomar2, Carlos A. Mestres2, George M. Palatianos3
1Guy's and St. Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom, 2Hospital Clinico University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 3Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Athens, Greece
C114 Right Anterior Minithoracotomy Versus Conventional Aortic Valve Surgery: A Propensity Score Matched Study
Mattia Glauber, Antonio Miceli, Daniyar Gilmanov, Stefano Bevilacqua, Giovanni Concistrè, Michele Murzi, Matteo Ferrarini, Egidio Varone, Francesca Chiaramonti, Pier A. Farneti, Marco Solinas
Fondazione G. Monasterio, CNR-regione Toscana, Massa, Italy
C115 Successful Cox Maze Procedure During Mitral Valve Surgery Restores Patient Survival Without Increasing Operative Risk
Niv Ad, Linda Henry, Sharon Hunt, Sari D. Holmes, Linda Halpin
Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA
C116 Pulmonary Valve Implantation using Self-expanding Tissue Valve without Cardiopulmonary Bypass Reduces Operation Time and Blood Product Usage
Qiang Chen1, Mark Turner2, Massimo Caputo1, Serban Stoica1, Stefano Marianeschi3, Andrew Parry1
1Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, United Kingdom, 2Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol, United Kingdom, 3Niguarda Hospital, Milan, Italy
C117 Heart Valve Surgery During Pregnancy
Umit Kervan, Zafer Iscan, Levent Mavioglu, Seref Kucuker, Aysen Aksoyek, Mustafa Pac, Levent Birincioglu
Turkey Yuksek Ihtisas Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
11:20 - 13:05 Tissue Engineering III
Co-moderator: Georg Lutter (Kiel)
Invited Lecture: Pascal Dohmen (Leipzig)
“What is the durability for tissue engineered heart valves? Will it improve?”
C118 In Vivo Time-course Changes in the Mechanical Quality of Tissue Engineered Pulmonary Valve Conduit
Michael Sacks1, Chad E. Eckert1, Danielle Gottlieb2, John Mayer, Jr.2
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
C119 Development of an In-body Tissue-engineered Autologous Aortic Bioprosthesis
Yoshiaki Takewa1, Yasuhide Nakayama1, Masashi Yamanami2, Yuichi Matsui1, Keiichi Kanda2, Hitoshi Yaku2, Tsutomu Tajikawa3, Kenkichi Ohba3, Yoshiyuki Taenaka1, Eisuke Tatsumi1
1National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan, 2Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan, 3Kansai University, Osaka, Japan.
C120 Transfemoral Tissue-engineered Pulmonary Valved Stent Implantation Using Cd133+-cells
Anja Metzner1, Ulrich A. Stock2, Jessica Boldt1, Andreas Pirogow1, Gunther Fischer1, Jochen Cremer1, Georg Lutter1
1University hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany, 2University Hospital Tuebingen, Kiel, Germany
C121 Decellularisation of Allogeneic Aortic and Pulmonary Valves Using Low Concentration SDS
Tayyebeh Vafaee1, Daniel Thomas1, Paul Rooney2, John Kearney2, Helen Berry3, Sotirios Korossis1, John Fisher1, Eileen Ingham1
1University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, 2NHS Blood and Transplant Tissue Services, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 3Tissue Regenix Group plc, York, United Kingdom
C122 Integrity of Allograft Heart Valve Collagen and Elastin in Long-Term Cryopreserved Aortic Valve Leaflet and Conduit
Steven Goldstein, Al Heacox
CryoLife, Inc., Kennesaw, GA, USA
C123 Porcine Radial Artery Cells for Heart Valve Tissue Engineering
Jennifer N. Redwood, Derek R. Boughner, Kem A. Rogers
The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

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