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February 26, 2017
Bibliography Bibliography


This bibliography includes a list of some of the most interesting and original publications on valvular heart surgery from 1882 to the late 1960's.

Francois-Franck CE. Production artificielle d'insuffisances tricuspidienne mitrale et aortique, isolees ou combinees chez le chien.
C R Soc Biol. Paris:1882;4:108-10

MacCallum WG, McClure RD. On the mechanical effect of experimental mitral stenosis and insufficiency. Bull Hopkins Hosp 1906;17:260

Cushing H, Branch JRB. Experimental and clinical notes on Chronic valvular lesions in the dog and their possible relation to a future surgery of the cardiac valves. J Med Res 1907;17:471

Bernheim BM. Experimental surgery of the mitral valve. Bull Hopkins Hosp 1909;20:107

 Doyen EL. Chirurgie des malformations congenitales ou acquises du coeur. Congr. Franc. Chir., Proc.-verb., 1913, 26, 1062-65 : Presse med., 1913,21,860

Tuffier T. Etude experimentale sur la chirurgie des valvules du Coeur. Bull. Acad. Med. (Paris), 1914, 3 ser., 71,293-95

Tuffier T. Etat actuel de la chirurgie intrathoracique. Tr Internat. Med. Cong, London;1914,2:247

Carrel A. Experimental operations on the orifices of the heart. Ann Surg 1914;60:1-6

Allen DS, Graham EA. Intracardiac surgery: a new method. J Am Med Assoc 1922;79:1028-30

Goodall JS, Rogers L. Some surgical problems of cardiology. Technic of mitralotomy. Am J Surg 1924;38:108-112

Pribram BO.  Die operative behandlung der Mitralstenose. Arch Kin Chir 1926;142:458-56

Powers JH. The experimental production of mitral stenosis. Arch Surg 1929;18:1945-59

Powers JH. Surgical treatment of mitral stenosis. Arch Surg 1932;25:555

Murray G, Wilkinson FR, MacKenzie R. Reconstruction of the valves of the heart. Canad Med Ass J 1938;33:317

Shaw MM, Adams WE, Rasmussen RA, Hrdina LS, Aronson HG. Experimental production of insufficiency and stenosis of the heart valves in dogs. J Thorac Surg 1943;12:322

Brock RC. Pulmonary valvulotomy for the relief of congenital pulmonary stenosis: Report of three cases. Brit Med J 1948;1:1121-26

Sellor TH. Surgery of pulmonary stenosis: A case in which the pulmonary valve was successfully divided. Lancet 1948;1:988-9

Bland EF, Sweet RH. A venous shunt for marked mitral stenosis. Amer Practit 1948;2:756-61

Sweet RH, Bland EF. The surgical relief of congestion in the pulmonary circulation in cases of severe mitral stenosis. Ann Surg 1949;130:384-397

D' Allaines F, Lenegre F, Dubost C, Scebat A. L'anastomose veineuse azygo-pulmonaire dans le traitement du retrecissement mitrale oedemateux. Mem Acad Chir 1949;75:705-715

Murray G. The surgical treatment of mitral stenosis. Canad Med Ass J 1950;62:444-7

Murray G. Treatment of mitral valve stenosis by resection and replacement of valve under direct vision. Arch Surg 1950;61:903-12

Hufnagel CA. Aortic plastic valvular prosthesis. Bull Georgetown Med Ctr 1951;4:128-130

Denton CR. A plastic prosthesis (without moving parts) for the atrio-ventricular valves. Surg Forum 1951

Sellors TH. Finger nail knife for commissurotomy in mitral stenosis. Lancet 1951;1:448

Sellors TH, Bedford DE, Somerville W. Valvotomy in the treatment of mitral stenosis. Br Med J 1953;2:1059-67

Carter MG, Gould JM, Mann BF Jr. Surgical treatment of mitral insufficiency. J Thorac Surg 1953;26:574-81

Gibbon JH. Application of a mechanical heart and lung apparatus to cardiac surgery. Minn Med 1954; 37:171-180

Chalnot P, Benichoux R, Chardot C, Fritsch R. L'insuffisance mitrale experimentale et sa correction par une prothese en matiere plastique. Arch Mal Coeur 1954;47:315-21

Dubost C. Presentation d'un nouvel instrument dilatateur pour commissurotomie mitrale. Presse Med 1954;62:253

Johns TNP, Blalock A. Mitral insufficiency: the experimental use of a mobile polyvinyl sponge prosthesis. Ann Surg 1954;140:335-41

Bailey CP, Jamison WL, Bakst AE, Bolton HE, Nichols HT, Gemeinhardt W. The surgical correction of mitral insufficiency by the use of pericardial grafts. J Thorac Surg 1954;28 551-603.

Borrie J. Mitral regurgitation: circular suture tightening the A-V ring. Proc Univ Otatgo M School 1954;32:24-6

Harken DE, Black H, Ellis LB, Dexter I. The surgical correction of mitral insufficiency. J Thorac Surg 1954;28:604-24

Donovan TJ, Sarnoff SJ. Apical-aortic anastomosis for relief of aortic stenosis. Circ Res 1954;2:381

Shumway NE, Lewis FJ. Experimental surgery of the mitral valve under direct vision using hypothermia. Surg Forum 1955;5:12-16

Davila JC, Glover RP, Trout RG, Mansure FS, Wood NE, Janton OH, et al. Circumferential suture of the mitral ring; a method for the surgical correction of mitral insufficiency. J Thorac Surg 1955;30(5):531-563

Romanos AN, Derom FE. Scissors for posteromedial commissurotomy in mitral stenosis. Lancet 1955; 2:1175

Tedeschi CG, Nahas HC. The pericardial graft in mitral insufficiency (a morphological study of the aging graft). Dis Chest 1955;28:599-609

Hurwitt ES, Hoffert PW, Ferreira R. Plication of the annulus in the correction of mitral valvular insufficiency. Surg Forum 1955

Benichoux R, Chalnot P. A method for the surgical correction of mitral insufficiency. J Thorac Surg 1955;30:148-58

De Wall RA, Warden HE, Lillehei CW, Varco RL. A prosthesis for the palliation of mitral insufficiency. Dis Chest 1956;30:133-40

Wible JH, Jacobson LF, Jordan P Jr, Johnston CG. Spring valve prosthesis for the control of valvular insufficiency. Surg Forum 1956;7:230-2

Murray G. Homologous aortic-valve-segment transplants as surgical treatment for aortic and mitral insufficiency. Angiology 1956;7:466-71

 Merendino KA, Bruce RA. One hundred seventeen surgically treated cases of valvular rheumatic heart disease: with preliminary report of two cases of mitral regurgitation treated under direct vision with aid of a pump-oxygenator. JAMA 1957;164:749-755

 Lillehei CW, Gott VL, De Wall RA, Varco RL. Surgical correction of pure mitral insufficiency by annuloplasty under direct vision. Lancet 1957;77: 446-449

Nichols HT. Mitral insufficiency: treatment by polar cross-fusion of the mitral annulus fibrosus. J Thorac     Surg 1957;33:102-122

Gott  VL, DeWall RA, Gonzales JL, Hodges PC, Varco RL, Lillehei CW. The direct vision surgical correction of pure mitral insufficiency by use of annuloplasty or a valvular prosthesis. Univ Minnesota M Bull 1957;29:69-79

Lillehei CW, Gott VL, Dewall RA, Varco RL. The surgical treatment of stenotic or regurgitant lesions of the mitral and aortic valves by direct vision utilizing a pump-oxygenator. J Thorac Surg 1958;35:154-191

Logan A, Turner R. Surgical treatment of mitral stenosis, with particular reference to the transventricular approach with a mechanical dilator. Lancet 1959;2:874-80

Merendino KA, Thomas GI, Jesseph JE, Herron PW, Winterscheid LC, Vetto RR. The open correction of rheumatic mitral regurgitation and/or stenosis; with special reference to regurgitation treated by posteromedial annuloplasty utilizing a pump-oxygenator. Ann Surg 1959;150(1):5-22

Gerbode F. Transventricular mitral valvotomy. Circulation 1960;21:563-7

 McGoon DC. Repair of mitral insufficiency due to rupture chordae tendinae. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1960;39:357-362

Kay EB, Nogueira C, Zimmerman HA. Correction of mitral insufficiency under direct vision. Circulation 1960;21:568-577

Braunwald NS, Cooper T, Morrow AG. Complete replacement of the mitral valve. Successful clinical application of a flexible polyurethane prosthesis. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1960;40:1

Lower RR, Stofer RC, Shumway NE. Autotransplantation of the pulmonary valve into the aorta. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1960;39:680-7

Harken DE, Soroff HS, Taylor WJ, Lefemine WJ, AA, Gupta SK, Lunzer S. Partial and complete prostheses in aortic insufficiency. J Thorac Cardiovas Surg 1960;40:744

King H, Su CS, Jontz JG. Partial replacement of the mitral valve with synthetic fabric. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1960;40:12-16

Nicholas HT, Blanco G, Uricchio JF, Likoff W. Open- heart surgery for mitral regurgitation and stenosis. Arch Surg 1961;82:128-36

Barnard CN, and Schrire V. Surgery of mitral incompetence. Postgrad Med J 1961;37:666-78

Schimert G, Sellers RD, Lee CB, Bilgutay AM, Lillehei CW. Fabrication of mitral leaflets and aortic cusps from Silastic rubber-coated Teflon felt. In Merendino, K.A. Prosthetic Valves for Cardiac Surgery. Springfield: Charles C Thomas, 1961

Elis FH Jr, Callahan JA. Clinical application of a flexible monocusp prosthesis: report of a case. Proc Staff Meet Mayo Clinc 1961;36:605-9

Kay JH, Egerton WS, Zubiate P. The surgical treatment of mitral insufficiency and combined mitral stenosis and insufficiency with use of the heart-lung machine. Surgery 1961;50:67-73

Harken DE, Taylor WJ, Lefemine AA, Et al. Aortic valve replacement with a caged ball valve. Am J Cardio 1962;9:292

Johnson FE, Bascom JU, Peterson TA, Kiser JC, Telander RL, Bascom JF, Farley HH. Prosthetic patch reconstruction of the aortic leaflet of the mitral valve in dogs. Surg Gynecol Obstet 1962;114:426-30

Sauvage LR, Wood SJ, Bill AH Jr, Logan GA. Pericardial autografts in the mitral valve: a preliminary report. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1962; 44: 67-72

Wooler GH, Nixon PG, Grimshaw VA, Watson DA. Experiences with the repair of the mitral valve in mitral incompetence. Thorax 1962;17:49-57

Gerbode F, Kerth WJ, Osborn JJ, Selzer A. Correction of mitral insufficiency by open operation. Ann Surg 1962;155:846-854

Tubbs OS. Transnventricular mitral valvotomy. Ned Tidschr Geneesk 1962;106:335

Ross DN. Homograft replacement of the aortic valve. Lancet 1962;2:487

Kay JH, Egerton WS. The repair of mitral insufficiency associated with ruptured chordae tendineae. Ann Surg 1963;157:351-60

Magovern GJ, Cromie HW. Sutureless prosthetic heart valves . J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1963;46:726-36

Frater RWM, Berghuis J, Brown AL JR, Elish FH Jr. Autogenous  pericardium for posterior mitral leaflet replacement. Surgery 1963;54:260-8

Barrat- Boyes BG. Homograft aortic valve replacement in aortic incompetence and stenosis.Thorax 1964;19:131-150

Frater RWM. Anatomical rules for the plastic repair of diseased mitral valve. Thorax 1964;19:45-64

 Morris JD, Penner DA, Brandt RL. Surgical correction of ruptured chordae tendinae. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1964;48:772-80

Belcher JR. The surgical treatment of mitral regurgitation. Br Heart J 1964;26:513-523

Smeloff EA, Cartwright RS, Cayler GG, Fong WY, Huntley AC.  Clinical experience with a titanium double-caged full orifice ball valve. Read at the VIII international Congress on Diseases of the Chest, Mexico City 1964

Sanders CA, Scannell JG,Harthorne JW, Austen WG. Severe mitral regurgitation secondary to ruptured chordae tendineae. Circulation 1965;31:506-16

Reed GE, Tice DA, Clauss RH. Asymmetric exaggerated mitral annuloplasty: Repair of mitral insufficiency with hemodynamic predictability. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1965;49:752-761

Davies H. Catheter-mounted valve for temporary relief of aortic insufficiency. Lancet 1965;285:250

O'Brien MF, Clarebrough JK. Heterograft aortic valve transplantation for human valve disease. Aust Med J 1966;2:288

Ross DN. Replacement of aortic and mitral valves with a pulmonary autograft. Lancet 1967;2:956-8

Bentall H, De Bono A. A technique for complete replacement of the ascending aorta. Thorax 1968;23(4):338-9