S Bleiziffer

Summary

Affiliation: Deutsches Herzzentrum
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Letter by Bleiziffer et al regarding article, "Long-term outcomes after valve replacement for low-gradient aortic stenosis: impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch"
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Circulation 114:e627; author reply e628. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Which way in? The Necessity of Multiple Approaches to Transcatheter Valve Therapy
    S Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Curr Cardiol Rev 9:268-73. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence and impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:309-16. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Successful treatment of pure aortic insufficiency with transapical implantation of the JenaValve
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:428-30. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Beyond the short-term: clinical outcome and valve performance 2 years after transcatheter aortic valve implantation in 227 patients
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:310-7. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient-prosthesis mismatch on exercise capacity in patients after bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement
    S Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstrasse, 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Heart 94:637-41. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Patency rates of endoscopically harvested radial arteries one year after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:649-56. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic characterization of the Sorin Mitroflow pericardial bioprosthesis at rest and exercise
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:95-100. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Neurologic sequelae of the donor arm after endoscopic versus conventional radial artery harvesting
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:681-7. 2008
  10. pmc Valve implantation on the beating heart: catheter-assisted surgery for aortic stenosis
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Klinik für Herz und Gefässchirurgie Deutsches Herzzentrum München Lazarettstr 36 80636 München, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 106:235-41. 2009

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Letter by Bleiziffer et al regarding article, "Long-term outcomes after valve replacement for low-gradient aortic stenosis: impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch"
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Circulation 114:e627; author reply e628. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Which way in? The Necessity of Multiple Approaches to Transcatheter Valve Therapy
    S Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Curr Cardiol Rev 9:268-73. 2013
    ..The aim of this article is to give an overview of the current practice of access techniques for transcatheter based valve treatment and to outline the respective special characteristics. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence and impact of prosthesis-patient mismatch after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 22:309-16. 2013
    ..At present, few echocardiographic data are available on the incidence and impact of PPM with the CoreValve and Sapien prostheses for transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  4. doi request reprint Successful treatment of pure aortic insufficiency with transapical implantation of the JenaValve
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:428-30. 2013
    ..The design of the prosthesis with position feelers engaging the native aortic valve leaflets proved to be suitable for the treatment of pure aortic insufficiency. ..
  5. doi request reprint Beyond the short-term: clinical outcome and valve performance 2 years after transcatheter aortic valve implantation in 227 patients
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:310-7. 2012
    ..We report on 2-year follow-up clinical and echocardiographic results after transcatheter aortic valve implantation in 227 patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of patient-prosthesis mismatch on exercise capacity in patients after bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement
    S Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstrasse, 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Heart 94:637-41. 2008
    ..It is presumed that patient-prosthesis mismatch (PPM) influences morbidity and mortality after aortic valve replacement (AVR). The aim of our study was to determine the impact of PPM on physical capacity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patency rates of endoscopically harvested radial arteries one year after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:649-56. 2007
    ..To improve patients' acceptance of the radial artery as a graft for coronary revascularization, we introduced an endoscopic harvesting technique. The aim of this study was to assess graft quality 1 year after the operation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic characterization of the Sorin Mitroflow pericardial bioprosthesis at rest and exercise
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:95-100. 2009
    ..On the basis of its specialized design, with the pericardium mounted on the outside of the stent, the Mitroflow valve is considered to provide optimal opening and orifice areas...
  9. doi request reprint Neurologic sequelae of the donor arm after endoscopic versus conventional radial artery harvesting
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:681-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate neurologic sequelae of the donor arm compared with those occurring after the conventional harvesting technique...
  10. pmc Valve implantation on the beating heart: catheter-assisted surgery for aortic stenosis
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Klinik für Herz und Gefässchirurgie Deutsches Herzzentrum München Lazarettstr 36 80636 München, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 106:235-41. 2009
    ..In such cases, catheter-based techniques for aortic valve implantation are a new therapeutic option. In this paper, we describe the initial results obtained at the German Heart Center, Munich, with a new technique of this kind...
  11. doi request reprint [Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: surgeon's view]
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Klinik für Herz und Gefässchirurgie, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Herz 34:374-80. 2009
    ..The present paper aims to demonstrate that optimal therapy should be provided by a multidisciplinary team consisting of cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and cardioanesthesiologists in a hybrid suite...
  12. doi request reprint Survival after transapical and transfemoral aortic valve implantation: talking about two different patient populations
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstrasse 36, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:1073-80. 2009
    ..We analyzed survival in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation with special emphasis on the access site for implantation...
  13. doi request reprint Predictors for new-onset complete heart block after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:524-30. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify risk factors for new-onset atrioventricular (AV) block requiring pacemaker (PM) implantation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  14. doi request reprint Apical-access-related complications associated with trans-catheter aortic valve implantation
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:469-74. 2011
    ..We report on the short- and long-term implications of the apical-access-site-specific complications...
  15. pmc Prediction of valve prosthesis-patient mismatch prior to aortic valve replacement: which is the best method?
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    Heart 93:615-20. 2007
    ..To predict the occurrence of valve prosthesis-patient mismatch (VP-PM) after aortic valve replacement (AVR), the surgeon needs to estimate the postoperative effective orifice area index (EOAI)...
  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of right anterolateral thoracotomy in prepubescent female patients on late breast development and on the incidence of scoliosis
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Heart Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1474-80. 2004
    ..It is assumed that a right anterolateral thoracotomy for correction of simple congenital cardiac defects (ie, atrial septal defect) achieves more favorable cosmetic results than a standard median sternotomy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic radial artery harvesting through a single incision
    S Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:208-9. 2006
    ..Transsection of the artery is carried out with a pre-tied endoloop. The endoscopic harvesting can be done in 45 minutes, resulting in less operative trauma and an excellent cosmetic outcome...
  18. ncbi request reprint The Toronto root stentless valve in the subcoronary position is hemodynamically superior to the mosaic stented completely supra-annular bioprosthesis
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 14:814-21; discussion 821. 2005
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Impact of the indexed effective orifice area on mid-term cardiac-related mortality after aortic valve replacement
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Centre Munich, Munich, Germany
    Heart 96:865-71. 2010
    ..These reference values may not reflect the actual in vivo EOAI and hence, the presence or absence of PPM may be based on false assumptions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic performance and incidence of patient-prosthesis mismatch of the complete supraannular perimount magna bioprosthesis in the aortic position
    F Botzenhardt
    German Heart Center Munich, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Munich, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 53:226-30. 2005
    ..This study compares the hemodynamic performance and the incidence of patient-prosthesis mismatch (PPM) of both prostheses...
  21. ncbi request reprint Rest and exercise performance of the Medtronic Advantage bileaflet valve in the aortic position
    Ralf Guenzinger
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1319-26. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Long-term Results After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: What do we Know Today?
    Y Elhmidi
    German Heart Centre Munich, Lazarettestrasse 36, 80636, Munich, Germany
    Curr Cardiol Rev 9:295-8. 2013
    ..The improvement in hemodynamical and clinical status sustained beyond the 3 years follows up. However, paravalvular leakage after TAVI remains an important issue in this rapidely evolving field. ..
  23. doi request reprint Results of percutaneous and transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation performed by a surgical team
    Sabine Bleiziffer
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:615-20; discussion 620-1. 2009
    ..We achieved both transapical and percutaneous transcatheter valve implantation by a surgical team in a hybrid suite...
  24. doi request reprint Intermittent regurgitation caused by incomplete leaflet closure of the Medtronic ADVANTAGE bileaflet heart valve: analysis of the underlying mechanism
    Walter B Eichinger
    German Heart Center Munich, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:611-6. 2010
    ..An in vitro investigation was initiated to identify the underlying mechanism...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic comparison of bioprostheses for complete supra-annular position in patients with small aortic annulus
    Florian Botzenhardt
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:2054-60. 2005
    ..The present study evaluates complete supra-annular bioprostheses in patients with an aortic annulus of 18 to 23 mm in diameter...
  26. doi request reprint The complete supraannular concept: in vivo hemodynamics of bovine and porcine aortic bioprostheses
    Daniel J Ruzicka
    Department for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
    Circulation 120:S139-45. 2009
    ..We evaluated 5 bioprostheses designed for complete supraannular placement to assess potential hemodynamic differences caused by factors (eg, valve material) other than implantation position...
  27. doi request reprint Aortic annulus evaluation in transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Andrea Hutter
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Centre Munich, Munich, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:1009-19. 2010
    ..We compared the annulus diameters measured by transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), and dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) before transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Exercise hemodynamics of bovine versus porcine bioprostheses: a prospective randomized comparison of the mosaic and perimount aortic valves
    Walter B Eichinger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:1056-63. 2005
    ..This prospective randomized study compares a porcine with a bovine bioprosthesis in the aortic position with regard to hemodynamic performance during exercise...
  29. doi request reprint Should root replacement with aortic valve-sparing be offered to patients with bicuspid valves or severe aortic regurgitation?
    Catalin Constantin Badiu
    German Heart Centre Munich, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinic at Technical University Munich, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:515-22. 2010
    ..To examine the results of root replacement with aortic valve-sparing in patients with bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) or severe aortic regurgitation (AR)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Midaxillary lateral thoracotomy for closure of atrial septal defects in pre-pubescent female children: reappraisal of an "old technique"
    Christian Schreiber
    Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich at the Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Cardiol Young 13:565-7. 2003
    ..We have now successfully employed the technique to close atrial septal defects in the oval fossa in 17 pre-pubescent females...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effective orifice area/patient aortic annulus area ratio: a better way to compare different bioprostheses? A prospective randomized comparison of the Mosaic and Perimount bioprostheses in the aortic position
    Walter B Eichinger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Centre Munich, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:382-8; discussion 388-9. 2004
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Quality of life among patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Markus Krane
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Am Heart J 160:451-7. 2010
    ..Especially in this subset of patients, the expected improvement of quality of life (QoL) after valve implantation will be critical for decision-making for TAVI...
  33. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive midaxillary muscle sparing thoracotomy for atrial septal defect closure in prepubescent patients
    Christian Schreiber
    Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:673-6. 2005
    ..The midaxillary approach may help to avoid these side effects and improve the cosmetic result...
  34. ncbi request reprint Long-term performance of the Hancock bioprosthetic valved conduit in the aortic root position
    Catalin C Badiu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:191-8. 2011
    ..The study aim was to assess long-term morbidity and mortality with special regard to prosthesis durability after aortic root replacement with the Hancock bioprosthetic porcine conduit...
  35. ncbi request reprint Occasional single beat regurgitation observed with the medtronic advantage bileaflet heart valve
    Walter B Eichinger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:537-41. 2006
    ..During routine follow-up performed at discharge and annually after the operation, intermittent moderate transvalvular regurgitation was detected by echocardiography in 5 patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of completely supra-annular placement of bioprostheses on exercise hemodynamics in patients with a small aortic annulus
    Ina M Wagner
    German Heart Center Munich, Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1234-41. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Calcineurin and matrix protein expression in cardiac hypertrophy: evidence for calcineurin B to control excessive hypertrophic signaling
    Joachim Burkhard Grammer
    German Heart Center Munich, Department of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Technical University of Munich, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636, Munich, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 101:292-300. 2006
    ..As expected, ANP mRNA expression was high in LVH patients. We propose a prominent role for CnB in controlling Cn activity in compensated LVH. At this stage of the disease, MMP and TIMP activities are balanced...
  38. doi request reprint A prospective randomized comparison of the Medtronic Advantage Supra and St Jude Medical Regent mechanical heart valves in the aortic position: is there an additional benefit of supra-annular valve positioning?
    Ralf Guenzinger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:462-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this prospective randomized trial was to evaluate the impact of complete supraannular positioning of mechanical aortic bileaflet valves...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic performance of the new St. Jude Medical Epic Supra porcine bioprosthesis in comparison to the Medtronic Mosaic on the basis of patient annulus diameter
    Daniel J Ruzicka
    German Heart Center Munich, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 17:426-33; discussion 434. 2008
    ..The study aim was to compare the hemodynamic performance of the ES valve with the completely supra-annular Medtronic Mosaic (MM) porcine valve...
  40. ncbi request reprint Occasional single-beat regurgitation observed with the new Medtronic ADVANTAGE bileaflet heart valve
    Walter B Eichinger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:730-1. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic evaluation of the Sorin Soprano bioprosthesis in the completely supra-annular aortic position
    Walter B Eichinger
    German Heart Center Munich, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 14:822-7. 2005
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the clinical and hemodynamic performance of the Sorin Soprano bioprosthesis in the aortic position...
  42. doi request reprint First successful aortic valve implantation with the CoreValve ReValving System via right subclavian artery access: a case report
    Hendrik Ruge
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 11:E323-4. 2008
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation through the ascending aorta: an alternative option for no-access patients
    Robert Bauernschmitt
    Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 12:E63-4. 2009
    ..The ascending aorta approach might help to expand the implantation possibilities for those patients for whom the typical access sites are not available...
  44. doi request reprint Twenty-year experience with the St. Jude medical Biocor bioprosthesis in the aortic position
    Walter B Eichinger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1204-10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term performance of the St. Jude Medical Biocor stented porcine prosthesis in the aortic position...
  45. ncbi request reprint Valvular chondromodulin-1 expression is downregulated in a rabbit model of infective endocarditis
    Joachim B Grammer
    German Heart Center Munich, Department of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Clinic at the Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:623-30; discussion 630. 2007
    ....