J G Webb

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Local versus general anesthesia for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVR)--systematic review and meta-analysis
    Georg M Fröhlich
    The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
    BMC Med 12:41. 2014
  2. ncbi TAVI: from home-made prosthesis to global interventional phenomenon
    Ronald K Binder
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Heart 98:iv30-6. 2012
  3. ncbi Current status of transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    John G Webb
    St Paul s and Vancouver General Hospitals, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:483-92. 2012
  4. ncbi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a Canadian Cardiovascular Society position statement
    John Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:520-8. 2012
  5. ncbi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: the evolution of prostheses, delivery systems and approaches
    John G Webb
    University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 105:153-9. 2012
  6. ncbi Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for failed bioprosthetic heart valves
    John G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Circulation 121:1848-57. 2010
  7. ncbi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: durability of clinical and hemodynamic outcomes beyond 3 years in a large patient cohort
    R Gurvitch
    St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    Circulation 122:1319-27. 2010
  8. ncbi Cardiogenic shock due to acute severe mitral regurgitation complicating acute myocardial infarction: a report from the SHOCK Trial Registry. SHould we use emergently revascularize Occluded Coronaries in cardiogenic shocK?
    C R Thompson
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1104-9. 2000
  9. ncbi Interventional management of cardiogenic shock
    J G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Cardiol 14:233-44. 1998
  10. ncbi Implications of the timing of onset of cardiogenic shock after acute myocardial infarction: a report from the SHOCK Trial Registry. SHould we emergently revascularize Occluded Coronaries for cardiogenic shocK?
    J G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1084-90. 2000

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  1. pmc Local versus general anesthesia for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVR)--systematic review and meta-analysis
    Georg M Fröhlich
    The Heart Hospital, University College London Hospitals, London, UK
    BMC Med 12:41. 2014
    ..TAVR is a rapidly spreading treatment option for severe aortic valve stenosis. Traditionally, in most centers, this procedure is done under GA, but more recently procedures with MAC have been reported...
  2. ncbi TAVI: from home-made prosthesis to global interventional phenomenon
    Ronald K Binder
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Heart 98:iv30-6. 2012
    ..Within a decade, TAVI spread throughout the world, became approved by regulatory authorities, and is now part of the armamentarium in the treatment of AS as a lifesaving, but less invasive, procedure...
  3. ncbi Current status of transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    John G Webb
    St Paul s and Vancouver General Hospitals, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:483-92. 2012
    ..Randomized trials and ongoing surveillance will play an important role as we enter a new era of rigorous clinical evaluation for minimally invasive therapies for structural heart disease...
  4. ncbi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a Canadian Cardiovascular Society position statement
    John Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:520-8. 2012
    ..It is hoped that this consensus document will prove to be a useful resource for health professionals, institutions, departments, and decision-making bodies dealing with this important and rapidly evolving therapy...
  5. ncbi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: the evolution of prostheses, delivery systems and approaches
    John G Webb
    University of British Columbia, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 105:153-9. 2012
    ..Today, transcatheter valve implantation is a technical possibility for the great majority of patients with aortic stenosis. The next 10 years may well see this become the dominant therapy for aortic stenosis...
  6. ncbi Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for failed bioprosthetic heart valves
    John G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Circulation 121:1848-57. 2010
    ..Transcatheter heart valve implantation within a failed bioprosthesis, a "valve-in-valve" procedure, may offer a less invasive alternative...
  7. ncbi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: durability of clinical and hemodynamic outcomes beyond 3 years in a large patient cohort
    R Gurvitch
    St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6Z 1Y6
    Circulation 122:1319-27. 2010
    ..Although short- and medium-term outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation are encouraging, long-term data on valve function and clinical outcomes are limited...
  8. ncbi Cardiogenic shock due to acute severe mitral regurgitation complicating acute myocardial infarction: a report from the SHOCK Trial Registry. SHould we use emergently revascularize Occluded Coronaries in cardiogenic shocK?
    C R Thompson
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1104-9. 2000
    ..Our objective was to define the outcomes of patients with cardiogenic shock (CS) due to severe mitral regurgitation (MR) complicating acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  9. ncbi Interventional management of cardiogenic shock
    J G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Cardiol 14:233-44. 1998
    ..Angiography can be performed at relatively low risk in shock patients. A window of opportunity is often available where revascularization may be of benefit...
  10. ncbi Implications of the timing of onset of cardiogenic shock after acute myocardial infarction: a report from the SHOCK Trial Registry. SHould we emergently revascularize Occluded Coronaries for cardiogenic shocK?
    J G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:1084-90. 2000
    ..We sought to examine the implications of the timing of onset of cardiogenic shock (CS) after acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  11. ncbi Retrieval and analysis of particulate debris after saphenous vein graft intervention
    J G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 34:468-75. 1999
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the composition and quantity of particulate debris resulting from vein graft intervention...
  12. ncbi Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation using the Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter heart valve
    Robert H Boone
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:286-94. 2010
    ..Transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation improves conduit hemodynamics through a minimally invasive approach. We present data for 7 patients treated with the Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter heart valve (THV)...
  13. ncbi The evolving role of MDCT in transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a radiologists' perspective
    Jonathon Leipsic
    Department of Radiology, St Paul s Hospital Medical Imaging, University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 193:W214-9. 2009
    ..The wide range of MDCT imaging findings that are critical for planning and performing TAVR will be reviewed...
  14. ncbi Transcatheter closure of paravalvular defects using a purpose-specific occluder
    Fabian Nietlispach
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:759-65. 2010
    ..This study sought to describe a method of paravalvular leak closure using a purpose-specific occlusion device...
  15. ncbi Transient obstruction of the mitral valve by a massive thrombus complicating percutaneous valvuloplasty
    A W Chan
    Interventional Cardiology, St PaulOs Hospital, 502Eth 1160 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6Z 2E8, Canada
    J Invasive Cardiol 12:324-6. 2000
    ..Circulatory arrest ensued. The thrombus was disrupted during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Thrombolysis was administered and the patient recovered uneventfully...
  16. ncbi Correlation of remote ST segment depression and coronary anatomy during acute coronary occlusion
    A W Chan
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 17:282-90. 2001
    ..The appearance of remote ST segment depression (RSTD) on an electrocardiogram (ECG) is associated with more extensive infarction and a worse clinical outcome than when RSTD is absent...
  17. ncbi Facilitation of stent retention and retrieval with an emboli containment device
    J G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 50:215-7. 2000
    ..We describe how, when used for the prevention of distal embolization of atheromatous or thrombotic particles, this device may facilitate retention and retrieval of undeployed stents...
  18. ncbi Suture closure of femoral arterial puncture sites after coronary angioplasty followed by same-day discharge
    R G Carere
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Am Heart J 139:52-8. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether immediate suture closure of 8F femoral arterial puncture sites can facilitate same-day discharge after coronary angioplasty...
  19. ncbi Prevention and management of transcatheter balloon-expandable aortic valve malposition
    Abdullah M Al Ali
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:573-8. 2008
    ..To this end, we examined our experience during the developmental phases of transcatheter AVR and describe the causes and management of prosthetic valve malposition...
  20. ncbi Percutaneous mitral annuloplasty
    Jean Bernard Masson
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Coron Artery Dis 20:183-8. 2009
    ..We review current experimental percutaneous approaches to mitral annuloplasty...
  21. ncbi Role of echocardiography in percutaneous aortic valve implantation
    Robert R Moss
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:15-24. 2008
    ..This study was designed to investigate the usefulness and limitations of echocardiography in optimizing the outcome of percutaneous aortic valve implantation...
  22. ncbi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: review of the nature, management, and avoidance of procedural complications
    Jean Bernard Masson
    Division of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:811-20. 2009
    ..Ultimately, improved understanding of the potential complications associated with TAVI might help improve outcomes and allow wider application of this therapy...
  23. ncbi Percutaneous aortic valve replacement will become a common treatment for aortic valve disease
    John G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:122-6. 2008
    ..Caution is prudent, however, in the future a more mature procedure might represent a viable alternative for a much broader range of patients...
  24. ncbi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: impact on clinical and valve-related outcomes
    John G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Circulation 119:3009-16. 2009
    ..Transcatheter aortic valve implantation is an alternative to open heart surgery in patients with aortic stenosis. However, long-term data on a programmatic approach to aortic valve implantation remain sparse...
  25. ncbi Current balloon-expandable transcatheter heart valve and delivery systems
    Fabian Nietlispach
    Department of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, British Columbia, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:295-300. 2010
    ..Transcatheter valve and valve delivery systems are undergoing rapid evolution. We describe the current generation balloon-expandable valve and delivery systems...
  26. ncbi Technical considerations to avoid pitfalls during transapical aortic valve implantation
    Daniel R Wong
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:196-202. 2010
    ..Transapical aortic valve implantation is a recent therapeutic advance for aortic valvular disease. We sought to identify complications--and the relevant technical and management considerations--from our learning curve with this procedure...
  27. ncbi Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation: follow-up to 3 years
    Jian Ye
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1107-13, 1113.e1. 2010
    ..We now report clinical and echocardiographic outcomes of transapical aortic valve implantation in 71 patients...
  28. ncbi Transapical transcatheter mitral valve-in-valve implantation in a human
    Anson Cheung
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:e18-20. 2009
    ..The transcatheter valve functioned properly postoperatively; however, the patient died of multiple organ dysfunction...
  29. pmc Percutaneous aortic valve implantation: a case report
    Mann Chandavimol
    St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 22:1159-61. 2006
    ..Currently, this procedure is an option only for symptomatic patients who are not appropriate candidates for surgical valve replacement...
  30. ncbi A new transcatheter aortic valve and percutaneous valve delivery system
    John G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:1855-8. 2009
    ..We describe procedural and clinical outcomes in a high-risk cohort undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement with early next-generation transcatheter valve and delivery systems...
  31. ncbi Six-month outcome of transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation in the initial seven patients
    Jian Ye
    Divisions of Cardiac Surgery and Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:16-21. 2007
    ..We now report 6-month follow-up in our initial seven patients...
  32. ncbi Percutaneous coronary intervention for cardiogenic shock in the SHOCK Trial Registry
    J G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am Heart J 141:964-70. 2001
    ..The SHOCK Registry prospectively enrolled patients with cardiogenic shock complicating acute myocardial infarction in 36 multinational centers...
  33. ncbi Percutaneous closure of prosthetic paravalvular leaks: case series and review
    Gordon E Pate
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:528-33. 2006
    ..Percutaneous transcatheter closure techniques, now routinely applied in the management of pathological cardiac and vascular communications, may be adaptable to PVL closure, potentially offer symptomatic relief...
  34. ncbi Rapid pacing to facilitate transcatheter prosthetic heart valve implantation
    John G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:199-204. 2006
    ..We describe the technique of, and our experience with, rapid ventricular burst pacing to facilitate transcatheter heart valve implantation...
  35. ncbi Percutaneous aortic valve implantation retrograde from the femoral artery
    John G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Circulation 113:842-50. 2006
    ..Retrograde prosthetic aortic valve implantation via the femoral artery has potential advantages. Percutaneous prosthetic aortic valve implantation via the femoral arterial approach is described and the initial experience reported...
  36. ncbi Percutaneous transvenous mitral annuloplasty: initial human experience with device implantation in the coronary sinus
    John G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Circulation 113:851-5. 2006
    ..We evaluated the safety and feasibility of a transvenous catheter-delivered implantable device to provide a percutaneous alternative to surgical mitral annuloplasty...
  37. ncbi Percutaneous closure of an aortic prosthetic paravalvular leak with an Amplatzer duct occluder
    John G Webb
    Department of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 65:69-72. 2005
    ..We describe in a patient with severe aortic prosthetic paravalvular leak the use of an Amplatzer duct occluder device resulting in effective closure and symptomatic improvement...
  38. ncbi Percutaneous stent-mounted valve for treatment of aortic or pulmonary valve disease
    John G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 63:89-93. 2004
    ..Further evolution of this technology will involve lower-profile devices with design features that facilitate vascular delivery, visualization, positioning, deployment, and valvular function...
  39. ncbi Impact of coronary artery disease on outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Jean Bernard Masson
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:165-73. 2010
    ..Implications of CAD and preprocedural revascularization in the setting of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) are not known...
  40. ncbi Percutaneous aortic valve replacement
    John G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:104-9. 2008
    ..Procedural success rates and clinical outcomes continue to improve. Current studies suggest that morbidity and mortality are competitive in comparison to conventional surgery in selected high-risk patients...
  41. ncbi Atrioventricular block after transcatheter balloon expandable aortic valve implantation
    Ajay Sinhal
    Heart Centre, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 1:305-9. 2008
    ..Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (AVR) is a promising approach to aortic valve disease. The implications of this new therapy are not entirely known. We describe the potential for the development of new atrioventricular (AV) block...
  42. ncbi Percutaneous closure of a para-anastomotic abdominal aortic graft leak
    Abdulmajeed Alzubaidi
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:799-802. 2006
    ..Reoperation may be associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We report successful percutaneous transcatheter closure of an anastomotic graft leak utilizing an occluder device...
  43. ncbi CT of the ilio-femoral arteries using direct aortic contrast injection: proof of feasibility in patients screened towards percutaneous aortic valve replacement
    Fabian Nietlispach
    Division of Interventional Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Swiss Med Wkly 139:458-62. 2009
    ..However, MSCT involves an additional contrast dye burden in patients often suffering from renal failure. In this study, the feasibility of direct-aortic-contrast-injection for MSCT was investigated, aiming to reduce total contrast load...
  44. ncbi Repeated Günther Tulip inferior vena cava filter repositioning to prolong implantation time
    Kiang Hiong Tay
    Department of Radiology, University of British Columbia Hospitals, Campus Site, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, V6T 2B5 British Columbia, Canada
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 13:509-12. 2002
    ..In this way, the implantation time of the filter was extended beyond the recommended period of 10 days. The filter was successfully retrieved 19 days later during percutaneous closure of the PFO...
  45. ncbi An unusual complication of coil embolization of a large coronary-pulmonary fistula
    Gordon E Pate
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Invasive Cardiol 15:717-8. 2003
    ..This case highlights an unusual complication of fistula embolization and emphasizes the need for caution when occluding vessels which may supply the sinus node...
  46. ncbi Transcatheter percutaneous and transapical aortic valve replacement
    John G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:304-10. 2007
    ..Uncertainty remains about outcomes, implications, durability, and the appropriate role for this new therapy. It appears likely that transcatheter valve implantation will become a more widely available and accepted therapeutic option...
  47. ncbi Procedural efficacy and complications of X-Sizer thrombectomy in de novo and stented lesions
    Gordon E Pate
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 63:177-82; discussion 183. 2004
    ..The X-Sizer thrombectomy device improves TIMI flow but does not always prevent distal embolization. Care is needed when treating in-stent thrombosis...
  48. ncbi Role of multislice computed tomography in transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    David A Wood
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Cardiol 103:1295-301. 2009
    ..Neither eccentricity nor calcific deposits appeared to contribute significantly to severity of paravalvular regurgitation after TAVR...
  49. ncbi Techniques for percutaneous closure of prosthetic paravalvular leaks
    Gordon E Pate
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:158-66. 2006
    ..Reports are few; success variable and techniques vary widely. We review the current considerations and techniques of percutaneous transcatheter closure of paravalvular leaks...
  50. ncbi Percutaneous transarterial aortic valve replacement in selected high-risk patients with aortic stenosis
    John G Webb
    Division of Cardiology, St Paul s Hospital and the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Circulation 116:755-63. 2007
    ..Percutaneous aortic valve replacement represents an endovascular alternative to conventional open heart surgery without the need for sternotomy, aortotomy, or cardiopulmonary bypass...
  51. ncbi Transapical aortic valve implantation in humans
    Jian Ye
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1194-6. 2006
  52. ncbi Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation in humans: initial clinical experience
    Samuel V Lichtenstein
    Divisions of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Circulation 114:591-6. 2006
    ..We describe our experience with a new, minimally invasive, catheter-based approach to aortic valve implantation via left ventricular apical puncture without cardiopulmonary bypass or sternotomy...
  53. ncbi Percutaneous suture edge-to-edge repair of the mitral valve
    John G Webb
    St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    EuroIntervention 5:86-9. 2009
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  54. ncbi Transcatheter valve-in-valve aortic valve implantation: 16-month follow-up
    Jian Ye
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1322-4. 2009
    ..Transcatheter transapical valve-in-valve aortic valve implantation is feasible and could be a viable approach for selected patients...
  55. ncbi Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation: 1-year outcome in 26 patients
    Jian Ye
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:167-73. 2009
    ..This is, to date, the longest follow-up of patients undergoing transapical aortic valve implantation...