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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1)

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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1)

EDITORIAL CAROTID STENTING AND ENDARTERECTOMY 

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):1-2
Rome wasn’t built in a day: the slow but steady evolution of carotid artery stenting
Bernhard REIMERS *, Giuseppe FERRANTE, Giovanni TORSELLO

REVIEW CAROTID STENTING AND ENDARTERECTOMY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):3-12
Asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis: who should be screened, who should be treated and how should we treat them?
Djurre D. DE WAARD, Dylan MORRIS, Gert J. DE BORST, Richard BULBULIA, Alison HALLIDAY *

REVIEW CAROTID STENTING AND ENDARTERECTOMY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):13-24
Update on new stents and protection devices for carotid artery stenting: what we know, what we learnt recently and what we need to know
Dimitrios N. NIKAS *, Xenofon MAKOS, Tomoyuki UMEMOTO, George LIAPPAS, Andrea PACCHIONI, Narek ZAKARIAN, Bernhard REIMERS

REVIEW CAROTID STENTING AND ENDARTERECTOMY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):25-34
Recent developments of imaging modalities of carotid artery stenting
Tomoyuki UMEMOTO *, Andrea PACCHIONI, Dimitrios NIKAS, Bernhard REIMERS

REVIEW CAROTID STENTING AND ENDARTERECTOMY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):35-48
Endovascular prevention and treatment of stroke related to extracranial carotid artery disease
Leonardo RANGEL-CASTILLA, Gary B. RAJAH, Hakeem J. SHAKIR, Jason M. DAVIES, Kenneth V. SNYDER, Adnan H. SIDDIQUI, Elad I. LEVY, L. Nelson HOPKINS *

ORIGINAL ARTICLE VASCULAR SURGERY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):49-54
Outcome of a drug-eluting stent in longer below-the-knee lesions in patients with critical limb ischemia
Michel J. BOSIERS *, Koen DELOOSE, Patrick PEETERS, Giovanni TORSELLO, Thomas ZELLER, Dierk SCHEINERT, Andrej SCHMIDT, Lieven MAENE, Koen KEIRSE, Ramon VARCOE, Marc BOSIERS

ORIGINAL ARTICLE VASCULAR SURGERY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):55-64
Ex vivo characterization of carotid plaques by intravascular ultrasonography and virtual histology: concordance with real plaque pathomorphology
Martina FUCHS, Peter HEIDER, Jaroslav PELISEK *, Holger POPPERT, Henning H. ECKSTEIN

ORIGINAL ARTICLE VASCULAR SURGERY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):65-71
Glutathionyl-hemoglobin levels in carotid endarterectomy: a pilot study on 12 cases clinically uneventful
Giorgio GHILARDI *, Federica M. RUBINO, Marco PITTON, Nicoletta MASSETTO, Marina BISSI, Paola BIANCIARDI, Michele SAMAJA, Stephana CARELLI

ORIGINAL ARTICLE VASCULAR SURGERY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):72-9
Deformation and distensibility distribution along the abdominal aorta in the presence of aneurysmal dilatation
Nikolaos KONTOPODIS, Eleni METAXA, Konstantinos PAGONIDIS, Christos IOANNOU, Yannis PAPAHARILAOU *

ORIGINAL ARTICLE VASCULAR SURGERY 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):80-6
Angioseal VIP® vs. StarClose SE® closure devices: a comparative analysis in non-cardiological procedures
Pierleone LUCATELLI *, Fabrizio FANELLI, Alessandro CANNAVALE, Mario CORONA, Carlo CIRELLI, Alessandro D’ADAMO, Filippo M. SALVATORI, Carlo CATALANO

REVIEW VASCULAR SECTION 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):87-94
Evidence for treating peripheral arterial diseases with biodegradable scaffolds
Tsz M. CHU, Yiu C. CHAN *, Stephen W. CHENG

CASE REPORT VASCULAR SECTION 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):95-8
Successful covered stent-graft repair in symptomatic renal artery aneurysm early after childbirth
Andrea SIANI, Roberto GABRIELLI, Federico ACCROCCA, Giustino MARCUCCI *

ORIGINAL ARTICLE CARDIAC SECTION 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):99-104
Short- and mid-term results after transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement in nonagenarians
Andreas R. DE BIASI, S. Chiu WONG, Robert M. MINUTELLO, Konstantinos VOUDRIS, Berhane WORKU, Leonard N. GIRARDI, Arash SALEMI *

ORIGINAL ARTICLE CARDIAC SECTION 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):105-12
Short-term clinical outcomes for intermittent cold versus intermittent warm blood cardioplegia in 2200 adult cardiac surgery patients
Karola TRESCHER *, Andreas GLEISS, Michaela BOXLEITNER, Wolfgang DIETL, Hermann KASSAL, Christoph HOLZINGER, Bruno K. PODESSER

ORIGINAL ARTICLES CARDIAC SECTION 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):113-20
“Obesity paradox” in transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Hisato TAKAGI *, Takuya UMEMOTO, on behalf of the ALICE (All-Literature Investigation of Cardiovascular Evidence) Group

ORIGINAL ARTICLE CARDIAC SECTION 
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):121-30
Additional mitral valve procedure and coronary artery bypass grafting versus isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in the management of significant functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: a meta-analysis
Zhitao TENG, Xiaochun MA, Qian ZHANG, Yan YUN, Chi MA, Songtao HU, Chengwei ZOU *

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):131-2
Acute single leaflet dysfunction and spontaneous recovery of a previously implanted bi-leaflet mechanical mitral prosthesis during unrelated isolated minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: a surgical decision making dilemma in a high risk patient
Johan VAN DER MERWE, Jose CODDENS, Filip CASSELMAN *

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):132-3
Are transcatheter procedures the treatment of choice for all patients with severe aortic stenosis?
Daniel HERNANDEZ-VAQUERO *, Rocío DÍAZ, Rubén ÁLVAREZ-CABO, Francisco CALLEJO, Carlos MORALES, Jacobo SILVA

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):133-5
Graft replacement as a method in treatment of symptomatic carotid in stent restenosis
Lazar B. DAVIDOVIC *, Igor B. KONCAR, Dusan M. KOSTIC, Milos M. SLADOJEVIC, Dragan M. MARKOVIC

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 February;58(1):136-8
Endovascular treatment of a long-term complication of thoraco-bifemoral bypass
Daniele MASCIA *, Luca BERTOGLIO, Efrem CIVILINI, Andrea KAHLBERG, Yamume TSHOMBA, Roberto CHIESA