Marfan Syndrome

Systematic Review

Systematic review and meta-analysis of surgical outcomes in Marfan patients undergoing aortic root surgery by composite-valve graft or valve sparing root replacement

Campbell D. Flynn, David H. Tian, Ashley Wilson-Smith, Tirone David, George Matalanis, Martin Misfeld, Stefano Mastrobuoni, Gebrine El Khoury, Tristan D. Yan

Featured Articles

Biomechanical properties of the thoracic aorta in Marfan patients

Fatiesa Sulejmani, Anastassia Pokutta-Paskaleva, Bulat Ziganshin, Bradley Leshnower, Glen Iannucci, John Elefteriades, Wei Sun

Natural history of aortic root aneurysms in Marfan syndrome

Ayman Saeyeldin, Mohammad A. Zafar, Camilo A. Velasquez, Kevan Ip, Anton Gryaznov, Adam J. Brownstein, Yupeng Li, John A. Rizzo, Young Erben, Bulat A. Ziganshin, John A. Elefteriades


Aortic dissection in patients with Marfan syndrome based on the IRAD data

Hector W. L de Beaufort, Santi Trimarchi, Amit Korach, Marco Di Eusanio, Dan Gilon, Daniel G. Montgomery, Arturo Evangelista, Alan C. Braverman, Edward P. Chen, Eric M. Isselbacher, Thomas G. Gleason, Carlo De Vincentiis, Thoralf M. Sundt, Himanshu J. Patel, Kim A. Eagle

Pregnancy and Marfan syndrome

Sorel Goland, Uri Elkayam

Medical management of aortic disease in Marfan syndrome

Syed Usman Bin Mahmood, Camilo A. Velasquez, Mohammad A. Zafar, Ayman A. Saeyeldin, Adam J. Brownstein, Bulat A. Ziganshin, John A. Elefteriades, Sandip K. Mukherjee

Re-interventions on the thoracic and thoracoabdominal aorta in patients with Marfan syndrome

Florian S. Schoenhoff, Thierry P. Carrel

Endovascular therapy in Marfan syndrome: PRO

Bruce Tjaden Jr, Ali Azizzadeh

Endovascular surgery in Marfan syndrome: CON

Nicholas T. Kouchoukos

Art of Operative Techniques

Masters of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Valve-sparing versus composite root replacement procedures in patients with Marfan syndrome

Joseph S. Coselli, Scott A. Weldon, Ourania Preventza, Kim I. de la Cruz, Scott A. LeMaire

Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in patients with Marfan syndrome—the Homburg experience

Ulrich Schneider, Tristan Ehrlich, Irem Karliova, Christian Giebels, Hans-Joachim Schäfers

Aortic valve repair in patients with Marfan syndrome—the “Brussels approach”

Stefano Mastrobuoni, Saadallah Tamer, Emiliano Navarra, Laurent de Kerchove, Gebrine El Khoury

Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in Marfan syndrome: how we do it

Rana O. Afifi, Akiko Tanaka, Ibrahim Yazji, Hazim J. Safi, Anthony L. Estrera

Two-Stage Elephant Trunk approach for open management of distal aortic arch and descending aortic pathology in patients with Marfan syndrome

Camilo A. Velasquez, Mohammad A. Zafar, Ayman Saeyeldin, Syed Usman Bin Mahmood, Adam J. Brownstein, Young Erben, Bulat A. Ziganshin, John A. Elefteriades

Back to the future

John H. Dark, Asif Hasan

Heart transplantation versus left ventricular assist devices as destination therapy or bridge to transplantation for 1-year mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Christina A. Theochari, George Michalopoulos, Evangelos K. Oikonomou, Stefanos Giannopoulos, Ilias P. Doulamis, M. Alvarez Villela, Damianos G. Kokkinidis

The cardioprotective effect of interleukin-11 against ischemia- reperfusion injury in a heart donor model

Yusaku Tamura, Hiroki Kohno, Tomomi Mohri, Yasushi Fujio, Goro Matsumiya

The future of cardiac transplantation

Kevin Koomalsingh, Jon A. Kobashigawa

How to obtain and maintain favorable results after heart transplantation: keys to success?

Johan J. A. Van Cleemput, Tom O. M. Verbelen, Lucas N. L. Van Aelst, Filip R. L. Rega

Systematic review and meta-analysis of transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis

Christopher Cao, Su C. Ang, Praveen Indraratna, Con Manganas, Paul Bannon, Deborah Black, David Tian, Tristan D. Yan

Results of open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair

Scott A. LeMaire, Matt D. Price, Susan Y. Green, Samantha Zarda, Joseph S. Coselli

Systematic review and meta-analysis: techniques and a guide for the academic surgeon

Kevin Phan, David H. Tian, Christopher Cao, Deborah Black, Tristan D. Yan

Anatomy of the aortic root: implications for valve-sparing surgery

Efstratios I. Charitos, Hans-Hinrich Sievers

Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm

John R. Frederick, Y. Joseph Woo

Complications after aortic valve repair and valve-sparing procedures

Michel Van Dyck, David Glineur, Laurent de Kerchove, Gébrine El Khoury

Why is the mammary artery so special and what protects it from atherosclerosis?

Fumiyuki Otsuka, Kazuyuki Yahagi, Kenichi Sakakura, Renu Virmani

Harvesting the radial artery

Arie Blitz, Robert M. Osterday, Richard F. Brodman

Valve sparing root replacement: the remodeling technique with external ring annuloplasty

Emmanuel Lansac, Isabelle Di Centa, Jan Vojacek, Jan Nijs, Jaroslav Hlubocky, Gianclaudio Mecozzi, Mathieu Debauchez

Video-atlas of aortic valve repair

Saadallah Tamer, Laurent de kerchove, David Glineur, Gebrine Elkhoury