Peer Reviewed Publications

MITRAL VALVE BASAL CHORDAE: COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND TERMINOLOGY
AA Degandt, PA Weber, HA Saber, CMG Duran
Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84:1250-1255

FURTHER INFORMATION FROM A SONOMETRIC STUDY OF THE NORMAL TRICUSPID VALVE ANNULUS IN SHEEP: GEOMETRIC CHANGES DURING THE CARDIAC CYCLE
J Jouan, MR Pagel, ME Hiro, KH Lim, E Lansac, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2007 Sept;16(5):511-518

CORONARY FLOW OBSTRUCTION IN PERCUTANEOUS AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT: AN IN VITRO STUDY
EM Flecher, JW Curry, TM Joudinaud, CL Kegel, PA Weber, CMG Duran
Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 2007;32:291-295

THE PAPILLARY MUSCLES AS SHOCK ABSORBERS OF THE MITRAL VALVE COMPLEX. AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY
TM Joudinaud, CL Kegel, EM Flecher, PA Weber, E Lansac, U Hvass, CMG Duran
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2007;32:96-101

DIMENSIONAL RATIOS OF NORMAL MITRAL VALVE STRUCTURES: A TOOL FOR DETERMINING THE DEGREE OF GEOMETRIC DISTORTION IN INDIVIDUAL PATIENTS
CL Kegel, TM Joudinaud, KH Lim, WA Goetz, E Lansac, P Weber, K Ganesan, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2007 May;16(3):260-266

SUTURELESS STENTED AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION UNDER DIRECT VISION: LESSONS FROM A NEGATIVE EXPERIENCE IN SHEEP
T. Joudinaud, EM Flecher, JW Curry, CL Kegel, PA Weber, CMG Duran
J Card Surg 2007;22:13-17

EVIDENCE OF MITIGATED CALCIFICATION OF THE MOSAIC VERSUS HANCOCK STANDARD VALVE XENOGRAFT IN THE MITRAL POSITION OF YOUNG SHEEP
P Weber, J Jouan, A Matsunaga, E Pettenazzo, T Joudinaud, G Thiene, CMG Duran
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2006 Nov;132(5):1137-1143

PSEUDOANEURYSM OF AORTOCORONARY GRAFT SECONDARY TO SPONTANEOUS LATE RUPTURE
E Flecher, S Wilson, CMG Duran
Heart 2006 Oct;92(10);1495

THE LEFT VENTRICULAR RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AT THE ORIGIN OF THE TREATMENT OF CARDIAC INSUFFICIENCY
TM Joudinaud, E Flecher, SA Tahta, U Hvass, CMG Duran
Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 2006;55:260-263 French

KINKING OF THE ATRIOVENTRICULAR PLANE DURING THE CARDIAC CYCLE
W Goetz, E Lansac, H Lim, S Stevens, P Weber, CMG Duran
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2006;14:394-398

THE DOUBLE RING: A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR MITRAL REPAIR
J Solís, SP Hiro, CMG Duran
Rev Esp Cardiol 2006;59(9):985

TEE: THE ‘ROADMAP’ FOR MITRAL VALVE REPAIR
CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2006;15(4):521-523

RESULTADOS DE LA REPARACION VALVULAR EN LA INSUFICIENCIA MITRAL CRONICA
[RESULTS OF VALVE REPAIR IN CHRONIC MITRAL INSUFFICIENCY]

CMG Duran
Cirugia Cardiovascular (Madrid) 2006;13(1):17-19

REMPLACEMENT PERCUTANE DES VALVES SIGMOÏDIENNES: REVUE DE LA LITTERATURE[PERCUTANEOUS CARDIAC VALVE REPLACEMENT: A REVIEW]
EM Flecher, TM Joudinaud, CMG Duran
Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 2006;55:144-148 French

FUNCTIONAL TERMINOLOGY FOR THE TRICUSPID VALVE
TM Joudinaud, EM Flecher, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2006;15:382-388

PROGRESSION OF TRICUSPID REGURGITATION AFTER REPAIRED FUNCTIONAL ISCHEMIC MITRAL REGURGITATION
A Matsunaga, CMG Duran
Circulation 2005;112[suppl I]:I453-I457

AN EXPERIMENTAL METHOD FOR THE PERCUTANEOUS INDUCTION OF A POSTEROLATERAL INFARCT AND FUNCTIONAL ISCHEMIC MITRAL REGURGITATION
TM Joudinaud, CL Kegel, AA Gabster, ML Sanz, A MacDonald, D Propp, E Callaghan, PA Weber, U Hvass, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2005 July;14(4):460-466

Invited Commentary on PERICARDIAL PATCH AUGMENTATION FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF INCOMPETENT BICUSPID AORTIC VALVES by M Doss et al. Ann Thorac Surg 2005;80(1)July:304-307, commentary on 307-308

CHIRURGIE CARDIAQUE APRÈS TRANSPLANTATION HÉPATIQUE [CARDIAC SURGERY AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANTATION]
E Flecher, T Joudinaud, S Tahta, CMG Duran
Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris) 2005 Jun;54(3):141-143 French

UP TO 16 YEARS FOLLOW-UP OF AORTIC VALVE RECONSTRUCTION WITH PERICARDIUM: A STENTLESS READILY AVAILABLE CHEAP VALVE?
Z Al Halees, M Al Shahid, A Al Sanei, A Sallehuddin, CMG Duran
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005;28:200-205

EXTERNAL AORTIC ANNULOPLASTY RING FOR VALVE-SPARING PROCEDURES
E Lansac, I Di Centa, S Varnous, A Rama, F Jault, CMG Duran, C Acar, A Pavie, I Gandjbakhch
Ann Thorac Surg 2005;79:356-358

THREE-DIMENSIONAL ASYMMETRICAL MODELING OF THE MITRAL VALVE: A FINITE ELEMENT STUDY WITH DYNAMIC BOUNDARIES
KH Lim, JH Yeo, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2005;14:386-392

AORTIC ROOT DYNAMICS ARE ASYMMETRIC
E Lansac, HS Lim, Y Shomura, KH Lim, NT Rice, WA Goetz, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2005;14:400-407

ANTERIOR MITRAL BASAL ‘STAY’ CHORDS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR LEFT VENTRICULAR GEOMETRY AND FUNCTION
WA Goetz, HS Lim, E Lansac, HA Saber, F Pekar, PA Weber, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2005;14:195-203

LEFT VENTRICULAR ENDOCARDIAL LONGITUDINAL AND TRANSVERSE CHANGES DURING ISOVOLUMIC CONTRACTION AND RELAXATION: A CHALLENGE
WA Goetz, E Lansac, H-S Lim, PA Weber, CMG Duran
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2005;289:196-201

HALOFUGINONE INHIBITS SERUM-STIMULATED PERICARDIAL TISSUE RETRACTION IN VITRO
DC Marchion, PA Weber, L Lomnitski, CMG Duran, DT Cheung
Tissue Eng 2004;10(7/8):1076-1083

ESTADO ACTUAL DE LA CIRUGÍA MITRAL RECONSTRUCTIVA
Gómez-Durán C
Rev Esp Cardiol 2004;57(Supl 1):39-46

MECHANISM OF RECURRENT ISCHEMIC MITRAL REGURGITATION POST-ANNULOPLASTY: CONTINUED LV REMODELING AS A MOVING TARGET
J Hung, L Papakostas, SA Tahta, BG Hardy, BA Bollen, CMG Duran, RA Levine
Circulation 2004; 110(suppl II):II85-II90

FLAT OR CURVED PERICARDIAL AORTIC VALVE CUSPS: A FINITE ELEMENT STUDY
KH Lim, J Candra, JH Yeo, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2004;13:792-797

FAILURE OF REDUCTION ANNULOPLASTY FOR FUNCTIONAL ISCHEMIC MITRAL REGURGITATION
A Matsunaga, SA Tahta, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2004;13:390-398

IMPROVING THE RESULTS OF SMALL-BORE VASCULAR GRAFT TESTING IN RABBITS: A TECHNICAL PRIMER
F Pekar, AC Grobe, PA Weber, DT Cheung, CMG Duran
Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci 2004;43(2):25-27

SONOMETRIC STUDY OF THE NORMAL TRICUSPID VALVE ANNULUS IN SHEEP
ME Hiro, J Jouan, MR Pagel, E Lansac, KH Lim, HS Lim, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2004;13:452-460

THE AORTOMITRAL ANGLE IS SUSPENDED BY THE ANTERIOR MITRAL BASAL “STAY” CHORDS
Goetz WA, Lim HS, Lansac E, Weber PA, Birnbaum DE, Duran CMG
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003;51:190-195

DURAN RING ANNULOPLASTY OF THE TRICUSPID VALVE
CMG Duran
Op Tech Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003 Nov;8(4):201-212

ANTERIOR MITRAL LEAFLET MOBILITY IS LIMITED BY THE BASAL “STAY” CHORDS
WA Goetz, HS Lim, F Pekar, H Saber, PA Weber, E Lansac, D Birnbaum, CMG Duran
Circulation 2003;107:2969-2974

COMPARISON OF HUMAN AND PORCINE AORTIC VALVES
EKW Sim, S Muskawad, C-S Lim, JH Yeo, KH Lim, RT Grignani, A Durrani, G Lau, CMG Duran
Clin Anat 2003;16:193-196

TECHNIQUES FOR ENSURING THE CORRECT LENGTH OF NEW MITRAL CHORDS
CMG Duran, F Pekar
J Heart Valve Dis 2003;12:156-161

CELLULAR EXPRESSION OF PCNA AND PROCOLLAGEN IN VITAL AND ETHANOL-TREATED AUTOLOGOUS PERICARDIAL IMPLANTS IN SHEEP
DC Marchion, DT Cheung, AC Grobe, PA Weber, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2003;12:87-92

AN IN VITRO MODEL OF PERICARDIAL TISSUE HEALING
DC Marchion, JC Pfau, PA Weber, AC Grobe, CMG Duran, DT Cheung
Biomaterials 2003;24:89-95

A TEMPORARILY STENTED, AUTOLOGOUS PERICARDIAL AORTIC VALVE PROSTHESIS
WA Goetz, HS Lim, E Lansac, PA Weber, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2002;11:696-702

DYNAMIC BALANCE OF THE AORTOMITRAL JUNCTION
E Lansac, KH Lim, Y Shomura, WA Goetz, HS Lim, NT Rice, H Saber, CMG Duran
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2002;123:911-918

Editorial: DISTRIBUTION OF CHORDAE TENDINAE TENSION IN THE PORCINE MITRAL VALVE
CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2002;11:335-336

Letter to the Editor by R. H. Anderson and Response by CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2002;11:891

SERUM COMPONENTS STIMULATE PERICARDIAL TISSUE CONTRACTION
DC Marchion, JJ Sticka, TH Han, PA Weber, DT Cheung, AC Grobe, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2002;11:283-287

A FOUR-DIMENSIONAL STUDY OF THE AORTIC ROOT DYNAMICS
E Lansac, HS Lim, Y Shomura, KH Lim, NT Rice, W Goetz, C Acar, CMG Duran
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2002;22:497-503

In Discussion of INFLUENCE OF PATIENT AGE AND IMPLANTATION TECHNIQUE ON THE PROBABILITY OF RE-REPLACEMENT OF THE HOMOGRAFT AORTIC VALVE
By SK Ng et al. J Heart Valve Dis 2002;11:217-225

AORTIC AND PULMONARY ROOT: ARE THEIR DYNAMICS SIMILAR?
E Lansac, HS Lim, Y Shomura, KH Lim, W Goetz, NT Rice, C Acar, CMG Duran
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2002;21:268-275

OUTCOME AFTER MITRAL VALVE REPAIR FOR FUNCTIONAL ISCHEMIC MITRAL REGURGITATION
SA Tahta, JH Oury, JM Maxwell, SP Hiro, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2002;11:11-19

A NEW METHOD FOR THE PRESERVATION OF AORTIC VALVE HOMOGRAFTS
DT Cheung, PA Weber, AC Grobe, Y Shomura, SJ Choo, HH Luo, DC Marchion, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2001;10:728-735

In Discussion of PROPHYLACTIC MITRAL RECONSTRUCTION FOR MITRAL REGURGITATION
by Smolens et al. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;72:1210-1216

Editorial Comment on PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS ON HAEMODYNAMICS DURING PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS CONDITIONS FOLLOWING ‘DOUBLE-ORIFICE’ MITRAL VALVE REPAIR
by Borghetti et al. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2001;20:262-269

REPAIR OF MODERATE AORTIC VALVE LESIONS ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER PATHOLOGY: AN 11-YEAR FOLLOW-UP
Z Al Halees, B Gometza, A Al Sanei, CMG Duran
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2001;20:247-251

HEMODYNAMIC EVALUATION OF A NEW STENTLESS AUTOLOGOUS PERICARDIAL MITRAL VALVE
Shomura, SA Tahta, E Lansac, CMG Duran
Ann Thorac Surg 2001;71:S315-S317

PATHOGENIC MECHANISMS IN RHEUMATIC CARDITIS: FOCUS ON VALVULAR ENDOTHELIUM
S Roberts, S Kosanke, S Terrence Dunn, D Jankelow, CMG Duran, MW Cunningham
Infect Dis 2001;183:507-511

ACTIVATION OF MYOCARDIAL ANGIOGENESIS AND UPREGULATION OF FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR-2 IN TRANSMYOCARDIAL-REVASCULARIZATION-TREATED MICE
K Chiotti, SJ Choo, SL Martin, C Reichert, TM Grass, CMG Duran, JD Coffin
Coron Artery Dis 2000;11:537-544

A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO INTRAOPERATIVE TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF THE MITRAL VALVE APPARATUS WITH ANATOMIC CORRELATION
BA Bollen, HH Luo, JH Oury, DS Rubenson, RM Savage, CMG Duran
Case 4-2000 of Case Conferences, Hensley and Aronson (Eds)
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2000;14(3):330-338

A STUDY OF THE JUNCTION BETWEEN GLUTARALDEHYDE-TREATED ALLOGENEIC AORTA AND HOST AORTA
AC Grobe, DT Cheung, HH Luo, Y Shomura, DC Marchion, JC Pfau, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2000;9:570-575

SIGNIFICANT INCREASE OF AORTIC ROOT VOLUME AND COMMISSURAL AREA OCCURS PRIOR TO AORTIC VALVE OPENING
DC Pang, SJ Choo, HH Luo, Y Shomura, S Daniel, SJ Nikolic, DT Cheung, JH Oury, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 2000 Jan;9:9-15

In Discussion of REPAIR OF ANTERIOR LEAFLET MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE: CHORDAL REPLACEMENT VERSUS CHORDAL SHORTENING
by Phillips et al. Ann Thorac Surg 2000;69:25-29

Meeting discussion comments on PHENOTYPIC AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF INTERSTITIAL CELLS FROM HUMAN HEART VALVES, PERICARDIUM AND SKIN
by Taylor et al. J Heart Valve Dis 2000 Jan;9:150-158

Meeting discussion comments on SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE PROLAPSING ANTERIOR LEAFLET IN DEGENERATIVE MITRAL VALVE DISEASE
by El Khoury et al. J Heart Valve Dis 2000 Jan;9:75-81

Meeting Discussion comments on THE AORTIC VALVE BLOOD SUPPLY
by Weind et al. J Heart Valve Dis 2000 Jan;9:1-8

BEHAVIOR OF VITAL AND KILLED AUTOLOGOUS PERICARDIUM IN THE DESCENDING AORTA OF SHEEP
DT Cheung, SJ Choo, AC Grobe, DC Marchion, HH Luo, DC Pang, BE Favara, JH Oury, CMG Duran
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999 Dec;118(6):998-1005

SURGICAL TECHNIQUES FOR THE REPAIR OF ANTERIOR MITRAL LEAFLET PROLAPSE
CMG Duran
J Card Surg 1999 Nov-Dec;14(6):471-481

MULTIPLANE TRANSESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY: A ROADMAP FOR MITRAL VALVE REPAIR
PM Shah, AA Raney, CMG Duran, JH Oury
J Heart Valve Dis 1999 Nov;8(6):625-629

EXPANDING INDICATIONS FOR THE ROSS PROCEDURE
JH Oury, BG Hardy, HH Luo, JM Maxwell, CMG Duran
Ann Thorac Surg 1999 Oct;68(4):1403-1406

In Discussion of IS ANTERIOR LEAFLET REPAIR ALWAYS NECESSARY IN REPAIR OF BILEAFLET MITRAL VALVE PROLAPSE? by Gillinov et al. Ann Thorac Surg 1999;68:820-824

CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE ROSS PROCEDURE: DO ITS PROBLEMS JUSTIFY WIDER APPLICATION?
JH Oury, SK Mackey, CMG Duran
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999 Oct;11(4 Suppl 1):55-61

AORTIC ROOT GEOMETRY: PATTERN OF DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LEAFLETS AND SINUSES OF VALSALVA
SJ Choo, G McRae, JP Olomon, G St. George, W Davis, CL Burleson-Bowles, D Pang, HH Luo, D Vavra, DT Cheung, JH Oury, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 1999 Jul;8(4):407-415

A SURGICAL METHOD FOR SELECTING APPROPRIATE SIZE OF GRAFT IN AORTIC ROOT REMODELING Letter To The Editor
SJ Choo, CMG Duran
Ann Thorac Surg 1999;67:599-600

VIRUS-LIKE PARTICLES IN THE MITRAL AND TRICUSPID VALVES EXPLANTED FROM A PATIENT TREATED WITH FENFLURAMINE-PHENTERMINE Letter to the Editor
CF Garon, JH Oury, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 1999 Mar;8(2):232

Editorial Comment on SEMIRIGID OR FLEXIBLE MITRAL ANNULOPLASTY RINGS DO NOT AFFECT GLOBAL OR BASAL REGIONAL LEFT VENTRICULAR SYSTOLIC FUNCTION by Green et al. Circulation 1999;98:II128-II136

REPARACIÓN Y RECONSTRUCCIÓN AÓRTICA
CMG Duran
Monocardio 1998;51:5-11 (“Avances en Cirugía Cardíaca”)

CONTRAST ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AS AN INTRAOPERATIVE METHOD TO DETERMINE THE AREA OF MYOCARDIUM PERFUSED BY TRANSMYOCARDIAL LASER CHANNELS: AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY
SJ Choo, PM Shah, JH Oury, CMG Duran
J Card Surg 1998;13(6):484-488

AN IN VITRO STUDY OF THE CORRELATION BETWEEN AORTIC VALVE DIAMETER AND MITRAL INTERTRIGONAL DISTANCE: A SIMPLE METHOD TO SELECT THE CORRECT MITRAL ANNULOPLASTY RING SIZE
SJ Choo, J Olomon, C Bowles, HH Luo, D Pang, JH Oury, CMG Duran
J Heart Valve Dis 1998 Sep;7(5):593-597

THE ROSS PROCEDURE: CURRENT REGISTRY RESULTS
JH Oury, SP Hiro, JM Maxwell, JJ Lamberti, CMG Duran
Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66:S162-S165

CARDIOPULMONARY RESPONSE TO MAXIMAL EXERCISE IN YOUNG ATHLETES FOLLOWING THE ROSS PROCEDURE
JH Oury, DB Doty, JD Oswalt, JF Knapp, SK Mackey, CMG Duran
Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66:S153-S154

TREATED BOVINE AND AUTOLOGOUS PERICARDIUM FOR AORTIC VALVE RECONSTRUCTION.
CMG Duran, B Gometza, M Shahid, Z Al Halees
Ann Thorac Surg, 1998;66:S166-S169

IN VITRO SELF-TRAINING IN THE SURGICAL TECHNIQUE OF AORTIC VALVE REPAIR AND RECONSTRUCTION
HH Lou, SJ Choo, JH Oury, CMG Duran
Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 1998;6(3):162-165