Alec Vahanian

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous valve procedures: what is the future?
    Alec Vahanian
    Bichat Hospital, Paris, France, Pitie Salepetriere Hospital, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:100-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease: The Task Force on the Management of Valvular Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology
    Alec Vahanian
    Service de cardiologie, Hôpital Bichat AP HP, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 28:230-68. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Transcatheter valve implantation for patients with aortic stenosis: a position statement from the European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in collaboration with the European Association of Percu
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter valve implantation for patients with aortic stenosis: a position statement from the European association of cardio-thoracic surgery (EACTS) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in collaboration with the European Association of Percu
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    EuroIntervention 4:193-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [The MitraClip procedure]
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Universite Paris VII, Departement de Cardiologie, Service de chirurgie cardiaque, 75018 Paris, France Electronic address
    Presse Med 43:803-8. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: our vision of the future
    Alec Vahanian
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 105:181-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Risk stratification of patients with aortic stenosis
    Alec Vahanian
    Department of Cardiology, Service de cardiologie, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, Paris 75018, France
    Eur Heart J 31:416-23. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Antithrombotic therapy for patients with valvular heart disease
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Herz 33:44-51. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Transcatheter valve implantation for patients with aortic stenosis: a position statement from the European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in collaboration with the European Association of Percu
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 29:1463-70. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Emergencies in valve disease
    Alec Vahanian
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:555-60. 2008

Detail Information

Publications126 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous valve procedures: what is the future?
    Alec Vahanian
    Bichat Hospital, Paris, France, Pitie Salepetriere Hospital, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:100-6. 2005
    ..It has virtually replaced surgical commissurotomy in the management of mitral stenosis. On the other hand, percutaneous aortic valvuloplasty is almost abandoned worldwide due to its lack of efficacy and the risks involved...
  2. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease: The Task Force on the Management of Valvular Heart Disease of the European Society of Cardiology
    Alec Vahanian
    Service de cardiologie, Hôpital Bichat AP HP, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 28:230-68. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Transcatheter valve implantation for patients with aortic stenosis: a position statement from the European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in collaboration with the European Association of Percu
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1-8. 2008
    ..To critically review the available transcatheter aortic valve implantation techniques and their results, as well as propose recommendations for their use and development...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter valve implantation for patients with aortic stenosis: a position statement from the European association of cardio-thoracic surgery (EACTS) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in collaboration with the European Association of Percu
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    EuroIntervention 4:193-9. 2008
    ..To critically review the available transcatheter aortic valve implantation techniques and their results, as well as propose recommendations for their use and development...
  5. ncbi request reprint [The MitraClip procedure]
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Universite Paris VII, Departement de Cardiologie, Service de chirurgie cardiaque, 75018 Paris, France Electronic address
    Presse Med 43:803-8. 2014
    ..Both the technique and the equipment used in the procedure need to improve. In addition, it is hoped that combined percutaneous procedures will be available in the near future. ..
  6. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: our vision of the future
    Alec Vahanian
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 105:181-6. 2012
    ..Overall, the use of TAVI will undoubtedly increase over time, enabling a larger number of patients with severe aortic stenosis to be treated in an effective and safe way, in complement to surgical aortic valve replacement...
  7. doi request reprint Risk stratification of patients with aortic stenosis
    Alec Vahanian
    Department of Cardiology, Service de cardiologie, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, Paris 75018, France
    Eur Heart J 31:416-23. 2010
    ..Decision making in valvular heart disease necessitates a careful evaluation of the risk-to-benefit ratio, considering both the results of intervention and the severity-adjusted risk of adverse outcomes without intervention...
  8. doi request reprint Antithrombotic therapy for patients with valvular heart disease
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Herz 33:44-51. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Transcatheter valve implantation for patients with aortic stenosis: a position statement from the European Association of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), in collaboration with the European Association of Percu
    Alec Vahanian
    Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 29:1463-70. 2008
    ..To critically review the available transcatheter aortic valve implantation techniques and their results, as well as propose recommendations for their use and development...
  10. doi request reprint Emergencies in valve disease
    Alec Vahanian
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Curr Opin Crit Care 14:555-60. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Changing demographics of valvular heart disease and impact on surgical and transcatheter valve therapies
    Alec Vahanian
    Cardiology Department, Hopital Bichat, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 27:1115-22. 2011
    ..The changes in demographics explain why new procedures, such as transcatheter aortic valve implantation and percutaneous mitral valve repair, are potentially attractive in patients with high risk or even contraindications for surgery...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Acquired childhood heart diseases in developing countries]
    Alec Vahanian
    Cardiologie, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris
    Bull Acad Natl Med 195:315-25; discussion 325-6. 2011
    ..Percutaneous mitral commissurotomy is currently the treatment of choice for mitral stenosis. Preventive strategies are needed to eliminate rheumatic fever and the valve disorders it can cause...
  13. doi request reprint Understanding risk assessment in cardiac surgery patients
    Alec Vahanian
    Cardiology Department, Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:285-90. 2010
    ..A multidisciplinary approach involving cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and anesthesiologists is required for this purpose, especially in high-risk patients...
  14. doi request reprint Late results of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy up to 20 years: development and validation of a risk score predicting late functional results from a series of 912 patients
    Claire Bouleti
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Circulation 125:2119-27. 2012
    ..Long-term follow-up after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy enables predictive factors of late results to be identified...
  15. doi request reprint Determinants of significant paravalvular regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve: implantation impact of device and annulus discongruence
    Delphine Detaint
    Cardiology Department, Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:821-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess prosthesis/annulus discongruence and its impact on the occurrence of significant aortic regurgitation (AR) immediately after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  16. doi request reprint Multimodal assessment of the aortic annulus diameter: implications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    David Messika-Zeitoun
    INSERM, U698, University Paris 7, Paris, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:186-94. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Management of asymptomatic patients with severe non-ischaemic mitral regurgitation. Are practices consistent with guidelines?
    Delphine Detaint
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:937-42. 2008
    ..For asymptomatic patients with severe mitral regurgitation, guidelines recommend surgery in selected patients. However, little is known on how the current practice fits with guidelines...
  18. ncbi request reprint Immediate and mid-term results of transfemoral aortic valve implantation using either the Edwards Sapien transcatheter heart valve or the Medtronic CoreValve System in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis
    David Attias
    Departments of Cardiology, Bichat Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 75018 Paris, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 103:236-45. 2010
    ..We sought to describe the results of transfemoral aortic valve implantation using either the Sapien prosthesis or the CoreValve System...
  19. doi request reprint Anesthesia and perioperative management of patients who undergo transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation: an observational study of general versus local/regional anesthesia in 125 consecutive patients
    Bénédicte Dehédin
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 25:1036-43. 2011
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Unexpected complications of transapical aortic valve implantation
    Nawwar Al-Attar
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:90-4. 2009
    ..However, specific problems of this new procedure are not well-described. Unexpected complications due to the procedure and their management are reported...
  21. doi request reprint Prognostic value of B-type natriuretic peptide in elderly patients with aortic valve stenosis: the COFRASA-GENERAC study
    Claire Cimadevilla
    Department of Cardiology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Heart 99:461-7. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the relationship among N-terminal fragment of proBNP (Nt-proBNP), AS severity, symptoms and outcome in a large cohort of elderly patients with AS...
  22. doi request reprint Mitral regurgitation in patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation using the Edwards Sapien prosthesis: mechanisms and early postprocedural changes
    Guillaume Hekimian
    Department of Cardiology, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 25:160-5. 2012
    ..Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is an alternative to conventional surgery in high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS), but data regarding mitral regurgitation (MR) characteristics and changes after TAVI are sparse...
  23. doi request reprint Reappraisal of percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty as a preliminary treatment strategy in the transcatheter aortic valve implantation era
    Claire Marie Tissot
    Department of Cardiology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    EuroIntervention 7:49-56. 2011
    ..To assess the results of percutaneous aortic balloon valvuloplasty (PABV) as a potential bridge to further intervention in patients referred for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  24. doi request reprint Transarterial Medtronic CoreValve system implantation for degenerated surgically implanted aortic prostheses
    Fleur Descoutures
    Department of Cardiology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, Paris, France
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:488-94. 2011
    ..To assess the results of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) using the Medtronic CoreValve System (MCS), through the transarterial approach, in high-risk patients with degenerated surgically implanted aortic bioprostheses (SP)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and outcomes of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in high-risk patients with stenotic bicuspid aortic valves
    Dominique Himbert
    Department of Cardiology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    Am J Cardiol 110:877-83. 2012
    ..In conclusion, the present series suggests that transarterial Medtronic CoreValve implantation is feasible in selected patients with bicuspid aortic valve and may lead to short-term hemodynamic and clinical improvement...
  26. doi request reprint Impact of degree of commissural opening after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy on long-term outcome
    David Messika-Zeitoun
    AP HP, Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:1-7. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate the prognostic value of the degree of commissural opening (CO) on outcome...
  27. doi request reprint Unusual presentation of cryolife O'Brien(R) stentless aortic valve bioprosthesis dysfunction mimicking infective endocarditis
    Laurent Lepage
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:800-5. 2012
    ..We reviewed all cases of aortic PV-IE admitted in our institution and compared the clinical presentation, bacteriological and echocardiographic features according to the type of prosthesis...
  28. ncbi request reprint What are the characteristics of patients with severe, symptomatic, mitral regurgitation who are denied surgery?
    Mariana Mirabel
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 28:1358-65. 2007
    ..To identify the proportion and characteristics of patients with severe symptomatic mitral regurgitation (MR) who are denied surgery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Valvular heart disease in the community: a European experience
    Bernard Iung
    Bichat Hospital, Cardiology Department, Paris, France
    Curr Probl Cardiol 32:609-61. 2007
    ..There was a better concordance between practice and guidelines concerning interventions in asymptomatic patients. These findings underline the need for better implementation of guidelines...
  30. doi request reprint Early and mid-term outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation after previous coronary artery bypass grafting
    Gregory Ducrocq
    Department of Cardiology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:499-504. 2012
    ..Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has been shown to be successful in high risk subgroups of patients. Our goal is therefore to evaluate the impact of a history of CABG on the outcome of patients who undergo TAVI...
  31. doi request reprint Impact of coronary artery disease on indications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation and on procedural outcomes
    Mathieu Gautier
    Department of Cardiology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    EuroIntervention 7:549-55. 2011
    ..To describe the characteristics of coronary artery disease (CAD) in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis (AS), and its impact on indications for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI), and on outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Vascular complications of transfemoral aortic valve implantation with the Edwards SAPIEN prosthesis: incidence and impact on outcome
    Gregory Ducrocq
    Department of Cardiology, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    EuroIntervention 5:666-72. 2010
    ..Vascular complications remain the main limitation of transfemoral aortic valve implantation. Based on a single-centre experience, we aim to detail the type, management and impact of those vascular complications...
  33. doi request reprint Aortic dilatation patterns and rates in adults with bicuspid aortic valves: a comparative study with Marfan syndrome and degenerative aortopathy
    Delphine Detaint
    Hopital Bichat, Service de cardiologie, Paris, France
    Heart 100:126-34. 2014
    ..We sought to define ascending aorta dilatation patterns/progression rates in BAV versus other aortopathies (Marfan syndrome (MFS), degenerative aortopathy (DA))...
  34. doi request reprint Reinterventions after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy during long-term follow-up, up to 20 years: the role of repeat percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
    Claire Bouleti
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat University Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, Paris 75018, France
    Eur Heart J 34:1923-30. 2013
    ..We analysed reinterventions performed during long-term follow-up after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) with a particular focus on freedom from mitral surgery and late results of repeat PMC...
  35. ncbi request reprint Decision-making in elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis: why are so many denied surgery?
    Bernard Iung
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 26:2714-20. 2005
    ..To analyse decision-making in elderly patients with severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis (AS)...
  36. doi request reprint Screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in coronary care unit patients with acute myocardial infarction using portable transthoracic echocardiography
    Caroline Cueff
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 13:574-8. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the feasibility of AAA screening at bedside using a portable cardiac ultrasound (US) echo machine and to determine the prevalence of AAA in population with AMI...
  37. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: selection strategy is crucial for outcome
    Nawwar Al-Attar
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1757-62; discussion 1762-3. 2009
    ..We describe the results of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis. Transfemoral access was the first option, and if contraindicated, the transapical approach was used...
  38. doi request reprint Determinants of regurgitant volume in mitral regurgitation: contrasting effect of similar effective regurgitant orifice area in functional and organic mitral regurgitation
    Andrea Chiampan
    Cardiovascular Division, Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 13:324-9. 2012
    ..We aimed at evaluating the determinants of RVol in both organic (OMR) and functional mitral regurgitation (FMR)...
  39. doi request reprint Usefulness of left atrial volume versus diameter to assess thromboembolic risk in mitral stenosis
    Niall G Keenan
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Am J Cardiol 106:1152-6. 2010
    ..We suggest a threshold of 60 ml/m(2), which has good sensitivity, albeit with low specificity...
  40. doi request reprint Measurement of aortic valve calcification using multislice computed tomography: correlation with haemodynamic severity of aortic stenosis and clinical implication for patients with low ejection fraction
    Caroline Cueff
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Heart 97:721-6. 2011
    ..Whether threshold values of AVC obtained with EBCT could be extrapolated to multislice computed tomography (MSCT) was unclear and AVC diagnostic value in patients with low ejection fraction (EF) has never been specifically evaluated...
  41. doi request reprint Role of radiolabelled leucocyte scintigraphy in patients with a suspicion of prosthetic valve endocarditis and inconclusive echocardiography
    Fabien Hyafil
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Inserm U698 Cardiovascular Bioengineering, Bichat University Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, University Paris Diderot Paris 7, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:586-94. 2013
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous valve procedures: present and future
    Zamer Tawn
    Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 7:14-20. 2005
    ..Thus, percutaneous interventions already play an important role in treatment of valvular heart disease, a role that seems set for future expansion...
  43. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy for restenosis after previous mitral commissurotomy
    Claire Bouleti
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat University Hospital, Paris, France
    Heart 99:1336-41. 2013
    ..We analysed long-term results of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) performed because of mitral restenosis after previous commissurotomy...
  44. doi request reprint Aortic root dilatation in young patients with cryptogenic stroke and patent foramen ovale
    Niall G Keenan
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, INSERM U698, University Paris 7, 46, rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 105:13-7. 2012
    ..No previous study has looked for an association between aortic dilatation and the clinical sequelae of patent foramen ovale (PFO), although a possible relationship has been identified in case reports...
  45. doi request reprint Contemporary surgical or percutaneous management of severe aortic stenosis in the elderly
    Fleur Descoutures
    Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, Department of Cardiology, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 29:1410-7. 2008
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic evaluation of the mitral valve area before and after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy: the pressure half-time method revisited
    David Messika-Zeitoun
    Cardiovascular Division, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1409-14. 2005
    ..Doppler pressure half-time (PHT) is widely used for mitral valve area (MVA) assessment but its accuracy has not been fully evaluated before and after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) in a large series of patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Mitral leaflet separation index: a new method for the evaluation of the severity of mitral stenosis? Usefulness before and after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
    Caroline Holmin
    AP HP, Cardiovascular Division, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1119-24. 2007
    ..This method has the advantage of simplicity but has not been evaluated in a nonselected series of consecutive patients before and after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC)...
  48. doi request reprint Real-time 3D transoesophageal measurement of the mitral valve area in patients with mitral stenosis
    Julien Dreyfus
    Department of Cardiology, Bichat Hospital, and INSERM, U698, University Paris 7, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:750-5. 2011
    ..Real-time three-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiography (3D-TEE, MVA3D) may overcome these limitations but its accuracy has never been evaluated...
  49. doi request reprint Transfemoral implantation of an Edwards SAPIEN valve in a tricuspid bioprosthesis without fluoroscopic landmarks
    Patrick A Calvert
    Centre hospitalier universitaire Bichat, Paris, France
    EuroIntervention 7:1336-9. 2012
    ..We describe the first report of an Edwards SAPIEN valve implanted in a tricuspid bioprosthesis from the femoral vein. We highlight the feasibility of this previously avoided approach and the techniques involved...
  50. doi request reprint Aortic event rate in the Marfan population: a cohort study
    Guillaume Jondeau
    Centre de référence pour le syndrome de Marfan et apparentés, Hopital Bichat, 75018 Paris, France
    Circulation 125:226-32. 2012
    ..Optimal management, including timing of surgery, remains debated in Marfan syndrome because of a lack of data on aortic risk associated with this disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of mitral stenosis in 2008
    David Messika-Zeitoun
    Cardiovascular Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, 46, rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 101:653-63. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Actual management of patients with asymptomatic aortic valve disease: how practice fits with guidelines
    Bernard Iung
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
    Am Heart J 153:696-703. 2007
    ..Intervention is advised in selected asymptomatic patients with aortic valve disease. However, little is known regarding their actual management...
  53. doi request reprint Severe intraprosthetic regurgitation by immobile leaflet after trans-catheter aortic valve implantation
    Nawwar Al-Attar
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, University Paris 7, Paris, France
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:591-2. 2011
    ..Peripheral extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) was established but resulted in a fatal outcome due to intractable heart failure...
  54. ncbi request reprint Relationship between longitudinal strain and symptomatic status in aortic stenosis
    David Attias
    Department of Cardiology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:868-74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between longitudinal strain and symptomatic status in patients with AS...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Clinical characteristics, management and prognostic evolution of patients admitted within six hours of symptom onset with st-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock : twenty year monocentric study]
    Sami Marouene
    CHU Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
    Tunis Med 90:715-9. 2012
    ..Cardiogenic shock is one of the most serious complications of the acute myocardial infarction. Advances in interventional cardiology and early reperfusion strategy improved its management...
  56. doi request reprint Anatomical features of rheumatic and non-rheumatic mitral stenosis: potential additional value of three-dimensional echocardiography
    Laura Krapf
    Department of Cardiology, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 46, rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 106:111-5. 2013
    ..This pictorial review describes the echocardiographic features of these different anatomical types and the additional value of three-dimensional echocardiography...
  57. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in percutaneous mitral commissurotomy over a 15-year period
    Bernard Iung
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, AP HP, 75010 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 25:701-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate temporal trends in percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) in terms of changes in patient characteristics and their impact on immediate results...
  58. doi request reprint Preoperative use and safety of coronary angiography for acute aortic valve infective endocarditis
    Guillaume Hekimian
    Cardiology Department, APHP and University Paris, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Heart 96:696-700. 2010
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Diagnosis of early dysfunction of a tissue mitral valve replacement by three-dimensional transoesophageal echocardiography
    Niall G Keenan
    Department of Cardiology, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, Paris 75018, France
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:E33. 2010
    ..The cause of this early single cusp failure is unclear. It was not related to flow effects. It is conceivable that cusp failure such as here might contribute towards the degeneration of tissue valve replacements...
  60. doi request reprint Results of transfemoral or transapical aortic valve implantation following a uniform assessment in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis
    Dominique Himbert
    Department of Cardiology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, Paris, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:303-11. 2009
    ..We sought to describe the results of a strategy offering either transfemoral or transapical aortic valve implantation in high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis...
  61. doi request reprint Anesthesia and perioperative management of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: analysis of 90 consecutive patients with focus on perioperative complications
    Pierre Grégoire Guinot
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital, University Paris 7, Paris, France
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 24:752-61. 2010
    ..The authors specifically focused on immediate postoperative complications...
  62. doi request reprint Comparison of hospital mortality during ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in the era of reperfusion therapy in women versus men and in older versus younger patients
    Jean Michel Juliard
    AP HP, Cardiology Department, Hopital Bichat, Universite Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, INSERM U 698, Paris, France
    Am J Cardiol 111:1708-13. 2013
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic right ventricular function assessment before and after successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy
    Alexandre Bensaid
    AP HP, Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:627-32. 2011
    ..Hence, the study aim was to evaluate the impact of PMC on RV function, by using Doppler-echocardiography...
  64. doi request reprint Early hemodynamic changes versus peak values: what is more useful to predict occurrence of dyspnea during stress echocardiography in patients with asymptomatic mitral stenosis?
    Eric Brochet
    Cardiology Department, Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:392-8. 2011
    ..In asymptomatic mitral stenosis (MS), the usefulness of peak exercise Doppler echocardiography (DE) values is acknowledged, but the role of values recorded during the first stage of DE remains unclear...
  65. doi request reprint Size-adjusted left ventricular outflow tract diameter reference values: a safeguard for the evaluation of the severity of aortic stenosis
    Mohamed Leye
    AP HP, Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:445-51. 2009
    ..Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is reputed to be more accurate than transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), but validation studies are rare. A safeguard for LVOTd measurements is thus desirable...
  66. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of mitral valve area by the proximal isovelocity surface area method in mitral stenosis: could it be simplified?
    David Messika-Zeitoun
    Cardiovascular Division, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur J Echocardiogr 8:116-21. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate if the use of a fixed angle could provide an acceptable MVA estimation...
  67. ncbi request reprint Delayed aortic dissection after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Nawwar Al-Attar
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:701-3. 2013
    ..Herein, a case is presented of delayed aortic dissection and rupture several months after an uneventful TAVI in a patient with bicuspid aortic valve stenosis...
  68. pmc Comprehensive evaluation of preoperative patients with aortic valve stenosis: usefulness of cardiac multidetector computed tomography
    Jean Pierre Laissy
    AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Heart 93:1121-5. 2007
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous mitral commissurotomy: technique, results, and selection of patients
    Alec Vahanian
    Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Przegl Lek 61:543-6. 2004
    ..Today balloon commissurotomy is a substitute for surgical commissurotomy and a complement to valve replacement...
  70. doi request reprint Comparison of semiquantitative and quantitative assessment of severity of aortic regurgitation: clinical implications
    David Messika-Zeitoun
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:1246-52. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to define the sensitivity and specificity of semiquantitative methods compared with the proximal isovelocity surface area method as a reference for the diagnostic of severe AR...
  71. ncbi request reprint A multi-perforated man: asymptomatic ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm associated with an atrial and ventricular septal defect
    David Attias
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:301-2. 2008
    ..Our patient was totally asymptomatic and the diagnosis was established by echocardiography. The patient underwent prompt surgery that consisted in closing the aneurysm and the VSD with a pericardium patch...
  72. doi request reprint Usefulness of the right parasternal view and non-imaging continuous-wave Doppler transducer for the evaluation of the severity of aortic stenosis in the modern area
    Caroline Cueff de Monchy
    AP HP, Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    Eur J Echocardiogr 10:420-4. 2009
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the additional diagnostic value of the use of NI-CWD and the right parasternal view for the evaluation of AS severity in the modern area...
  73. doi request reprint Transient severe reversible functional mitral regurgitation: a three-dimensional transoesophageal perspective
    Vincent Labbe
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:E3. 2010
    ..Three-dimensional TEE clearly demonstrated the functional nature of the regurgitation with a transient and sudden tenting of the mitral leaflets with a circular mitral annulus resulting in a total absence of leaflet coaptation...
  74. ncbi request reprint Nitrous oxide inhalation for transoesophageal echocardiography: an alternative to benzodiazepine sedation?
    Laurent Lepage
    AP HP, Cardiovascular Division, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:621-4. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the TEE feasibility and efficiency using Kalinox compared with the standard care using benzodiazepine...
  75. doi request reprint Dissection in Marfan syndrome: the importance of the descending aorta
    Lea Mimoun
    Service de cardiologie, Centre de référence pour les syndromes de Marfan et apparentés, Hopital Bichat, AP HP, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 32:443-9. 2011
    ..Up until now, this portion of the aorta has not been well studied but is gaining importance due to improved patient survival...
  76. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous approaches to valvular disease
    Alec Vahanian
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, 46, rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Circulation 109:1572-9. 2004
  77. doi request reprint Epidemiology of valvular heart disease in the adult
    Bernard Iung
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
    Nat Rev Cardiol 8:162-72. 2011
    ..Endocarditis is an important etiology of valvular disease and is most commonly caused by Staphylococci. Rheumatic heart disease remains prevalent in developing countries...
  78. ncbi request reprint State-of-the-art nonvascular interventions: mitral valvuloplasty
    Dominique Himbert
    Section de Cardiologie, Hopital Bichat, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Paris, France
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:E114-9. 2008
  79. ncbi request reprint What are the differences in presentation of candidates for percutaneous mitral commissurotomy across the world and do they influence the results of the procedure?
    Eloi Marijon
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, 46, rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Arch Cardiovasc Dis 101:611-7. 2008
    ..Despite marked global differences in the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease, little is known about geographic variations in the characteristics of patients with severe mitral stenosis...
  80. doi request reprint Radiotherapy-induced mitral stenosis: a three-dimensional perspective
    Mihaela Malanca
    Cardiology Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:108.e1-2. 2010
    ..We report the case of a 58-year-old woman with severe radiation-induced mitral stenosis and discuss the potential additional value of three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography...
  81. doi request reprint Acute coronary syndrome in aortic infective endocarditis
    David Attias
    Department of Cardiology, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:727-8. 2008
    ..A 34-year-old man was presented with aortic infective endocarditis and acute coronary syndrome due to an extrinsic coronary compression due to periannular complications...
  82. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional evaluation of the mitral valve area and commissural opening before and after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in patients with mitral stenosis
    David Messika-Zeitoun
    Cardiovascular Department, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 28:72-9. 2007
    ..In addition, superiority of RT3DE for the evaluation of commissural splitting after percutaneous mitral commissurotomy (PMC) is unknown...
  83. ncbi request reprint A prospective survey of patients with valvular heart disease in Europe: The Euro Heart Survey on Valvular Heart Disease
    Bernard Iung
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, Paris, France
    Eur Heart J 24:1231-43. 2003
    ..To identify the characteristics, treatment, and outcomes of contemporary patients with valvular heart disease (VHD) in Europe, and to examine adherence to guidelines...
  84. ncbi request reprint High-cholesterol + vitamin D2 regimen: a questionable in-vivo experimental model of aortic valve stenosis
    Guillaume Hekimian
    INSERM U698, AP HP, Bichat Hospital, Paris, France
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:152-8. 2009
    ..However, AS cannot be considered as a purely atherosclerotic phenomenon, and a hypercholesterolemic rabbit model might not be fully representative of human AS pathophysiology...
  85. ncbi request reprint Valvular heart diseases in elderly people
    Bernard Iung
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, AP HP, 75018 Paris, France
    Lancet 368:969-71. 2006
  86. ncbi request reprint Extracellular matrix remodelling in human aortic valve disease: the role of matrix metalloproteinases and their tissue inhibitors
    Olivier Fondard
    INSERM U 460, Batiment 13, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Eur Heart J 26:1333-41. 2005
    ..The role of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2, MMP-9, MMP-3, MMP-7, and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 and TIMP-2 are investigated here...
  87. ncbi request reprint Aortic insufficiency: defining the role of pharmacotherapy
    Aliocha Scheuble
    Cardiology Department, Bichat University Hospital, Paris, France
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 5:113-20. 2005
    ..Furthermore, they may improve cardiac performance by reducing cardiac volume and LV mass in patients with impaired LV function after AVR for AR...
  88. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease]
    Alec Vahanian
    Service de Cardiologie Hôpital Bichat AP HP 46 rue Henri Huchard 75018 Paris
    Rev Esp Cardiol 60:1e-50e. 2007
  89. doi request reprint Percutaneous mitral annuloplasty through the coronary sinus: an anatomic point of view
    Emmanuel Lansac
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bichat University Hospital, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, France
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:376-81. 2008
    ..We assessed the anatomic relationships among the mitral annulus, coronary sinus, and circumflex artery in human cadaver hearts...
  90. doi request reprint Nomograms for aortic root diameters in children using two-dimensional echocardiography
    Mathieu Gautier
    Centre de référence pour le syndrome de Marfan et apparentés, Hopital Bichat, AP HP, Paris, France Service de Cardiologie, Hopital Bichat, AP HP, Paris, France
    Am J Cardiol 105:888-94. 2010
    ....
  91. ncbi request reprint [Management of patients with valvular disease]
    Alec Vahanian
    Departement de Cardiologie, Hopital Bichat, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Rev Prat 59:213-4, 216-8. 2009
    ..The therapeutic decision, especially in the case of intervention, must be made on an individual basis taking on consideration of both medical and surgical factors...
  92. ncbi request reprint Current status of percutaneous valvular procedures
    Dominique Himbert
    Department of Cardiology, CHU Bichat Claude Bernard, AP HP, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75015, Paris, France
    Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 8:435-42. 2006
    ..It is probable that they will play an important role in the treatment of valve disease in the future...
  93. ncbi request reprint The long-term outcome of balloon valvuloplasty for mitral stenosis
    Bernard Iung
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:118-24. 2002
    ..In addition, PMC may reduce the thromboembolic risk related to mitral stenosis...
  94. ncbi request reprint Relation of mortality of primary angioplasty during acute myocardial infarction to door-to-Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) time
    Jean Michel Juliard
    Cardiology Department, Hopital Bichat, AP HP, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Am J Cardiol 91:1401-5. 2003
    ..After linear logistic regression, only age (odds ratio [OR] 1.79 per 10 years), female gender (OR 3.56), and door-to-TIMI 3 time (OR 1.27 per 15 minutes) were independently correlated with in-hospital mortality...
  95. ncbi request reprint Contemporary results of mitral valve repair for infective endocarditis
    Bernard Iung
    Cardiology Department, Bichat Hospital AP HP, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75018 Paris, France
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:386-92. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the feasibility and immediate and late results of mitral valve repair (MVRep) for acute and healed endocarditis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Antithrombotic management after an ischemic stroke in French primary care practice: results from three pooled cross-sectional studies
    Emmanuel Touze
    Department of Neurology, Hopital Sainte Anne, René Descartes, Paris, France
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:78-84. 2005
    ..We aimed at quantifying and explaining the underuse of antithrombotic treatments after an ischemic stroke in patients seen in French primary care...
  97. ncbi request reprint Does rheumatic myocarditis really exists? Systematic study with echocardiography and cardiac troponin I blood levels
    Joel Kamblock
    Centre de Cardiologie du Taaone, Pirae, Tahiti, French Polynesia
    Eur Heart J 24:855-62. 2003
    ..Our objective was to assess non-invasively the presence of non-clinical markers of myocardial involvement in acute rheumatic fever...
  98. ncbi request reprint [Universal definition of the myocardial infarction]
    Kristian Thygesen
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Dania
    Kardiol Pol 66:47-62. 2008
  99. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the management of patients after heart valve surgery
    Eric G Butchart
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
    Eur Heart J 26:2463-71. 2005
    ..Recommendations are therefore almost entirely based on non-randomized studies and relevant basic science...
  100. ncbi request reprint [Management of patients after valvular heart surgery. Guidelines of the European Cardiologic Society]
    Eric G Butchart
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Kardiol Pol 64:282-94; discussion 295-6. 2006