ICVTS - Editors Choice

This month's articles selected by the Editor are open for discussion until 20 January 2015

 

  1. ORIGINAL ARTICLE - ADULT CARDIAC:
    Aortic valve calcification as a predictor of location and severity of paravalvular regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Ezra Y. Koh, Kayan Y. Lam, Navin R. Bindraban, Riccardo Cocchieri, R. Nils Planken, Karel T. Koch, Jan Baan, Jr, Bas A. de Mol, and Henk A. Marquering
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/12/08/icvts.ivu413.abstract

  2. BEST EVIDENCE TOPIC - ADULT CARDIAC:
    Balloon aortic valvuloplasty as a bridge to aortic valve surgery for severe aortic stenosis
    Nnamdi Nwaejike, Keith Mills, Rod Stables, and Mark Field
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/12/08/icvts.ivu417.abstract

  3. ORIGINAL ARTICLE - CONGENITAL:
    Role of sevoflurane in organ protection during cardiac surgery in children: a randomized controlled trial
    Dominique A. Bettex, Patrick M. Wanner, Marco Bosshart, Christian Balmer, Walter Knirsch, Hitendu Dave, Claudia Dillier, Christoph Bürki, Maja Hug, Burkhardt Seifert, Donat R. Spahn, and Beatrice Beck-Schimmer
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/11/17/icvts.ivu381.abstract