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Background There is no report to date of stem cells in human cardiac valves. We examined their possible presence, number, and distribution in valves removed at cardiac surgery from patients with a variety of underlying valve pathologies.
Background: Stentless porcine valves have many documented advantages over stented valves. Since its introduction in 1991, the Toronto stentless porcine valve (T-SPV) has shown excellent hemodynamic performance. Methods: A total of 332 T-SPVs have been implanted at our institution up to December...
Background Although numerous signaling pathways have been identified in adult heart disease, our ability to diagnose and treat human cardiomyopathies remains limited. A family of proteins, which includes periostin and periostin-like factor (PLF), has been identified during heart development and...
The arterial switch operation (ASO) has become the surgical treatment of choice for transposition of the great arteries (TGA). Myocardial ischemia owing to coronary complication remains the commonest cause of mortality and morbidity following ASO. The main clinical manifestations of coronary...
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