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The Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal (MDCVJ) reports on leading-edge research, diagnosis and treatments from specialists at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center and other invited contributors. You can subscribe to the MDCVJ now by using our online subscription form. If you'd like to be removed from the mailing list, please send an e¬mail to

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Articles - Houston Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal
Issue: Vol 7, No. 3 2011
Acute Aortic Treatment Center
Mark G. Davies, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.; Alan B. Lumsden, M.D.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR): Access Planning and Strategies
Basel Ramlawi, M.D.; Javier E. AnayaAyala, M.D.; Michael J. Reardon, M.D.

When to Replace the Ascending Aorta?
Basel Ramlawi, M.D., M.M.Sc.; Stephen H. Little, M.D.; Dipan Shah, M.D.

Aortic Arch Debranching: Advanced and Hybrid Techniques
Basel Ramlawi, M.D., M.M.Sc.; Michael J. Reardon, M.D.

Advances in Aortic Root Surgery
Basel Ramlawi, M.D., M.M.Sc.; Luis J. GarciaMorales, M.D.

The Current Status of Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (EVAR)
Joseph J. Naoum, M.D.; Nyla Ismail, Ph.D.; Eric K. Peden, M.D.

The Current Status of Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms (TEVAR)

Hosam ElSayed, M.D.; Basel Ramlawi, M.D., M.M.Sc.

Fenestrated and Branched Endografts
Mark G. Davies, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.; Javier E. AnayaAyala, M.D.; Alan B. Lumsden, M.D.

Advanced Aortic Imaging: Future Directions
Alan B. Lumsden, M.D.; Christof Karmonik, Ph.D.; Christopher J. Smolock, M.D.; Jean Bismuth, M.D.

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Issue: Vol. 8, No. 2 2012
Clinical Studies Assessing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Shaheena Raheem, D.O.; Jeffrey J. Popma, M.D.

Complications at the Time of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
JeanClaude Laborde, M.D.; Stephen J.D. Brecker, M.D.; David Roy, M.D.; Marjan Jahangiri, M.D.

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