Walter Eichinger

Summary

Affiliation: Deutsches Herzzentrum
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Mosaic bioprosthesis after 5 years]
    W Eichinger
    Abteilung fur Herzchirurgie, Krankenhaus Munchen Bogenhausen
    Herz 25:659-66. 2000
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Update of the European standards for inactive surgical implants in the area of heart valve prostheses
    Walter Eichinger
    Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstrasse 36, D 80636 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:690-5. 2007
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint European experience with the Mosaic bioprosthesis
    Walter Benno Eichinger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munich, Lazarettstrasse 36, D 80636 Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:333-9. 2002
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass regression after aortic valve replacement with the mosaic bioprosthesis
    Walter B Eichinger
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:529-36; discussion 536. 2002

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint [Mosaic bioprosthesis after 5 years]
    W Eichinger
    Abteilung fur Herzchirurgie, Krankenhaus Munchen Bogenhausen
    Herz 25:659-66. 2000
    ..The clinical and hemodynamic performance of the Mosaic prosthesis has been very satisfactory during the first 5 years after clinical introduction. Further data will be necessary to confirm long-term durability...
  2. 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
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Update of the European standards for inactive surgical implants in the area of heart valve prostheses
    Walter Eichinger
    Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Lazarettstrasse 36, D 80636 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:690-5. 2007
    ..This work outlines the differences between the new EN ISO 5840 (2005) and the old EN 12006-1 (1999)...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint European experience with the Mosaic bioprosthesis
    Walter Benno Eichinger
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munich, Lazarettstrasse 36, D 80636 Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:333-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively evaluate the clinical and hemodynamic performance of the Mosaic bioprosthesis (Medtronic, Inc, Minneapolis, Minn)...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mass regression after aortic valve replacement with the mosaic bioprosthesis
    Walter B Eichinger
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:529-36; discussion 536. 2002
    ..The study aim was to evaluate the hemodynamic performance and extent of left ventricular (LV) mass regression after aortic valve replacement (AVR) with the Mosaic bioprosthesis within the first postoperative year...
  11. doi request reprint Cardiac surgery in dialysis-dependent patients: impact of gender on early outcome in single-center experience with 204 consecutive cases
    Oliver Deutsch
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Clinic Bogenhausen, City Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:22-8. 2013
    ..This study evaluates the impact of gender in dialysis-dependent patients undergoing cardiac surgery...
  12. 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...
  13. 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)...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular remodeling with intensive exercise after aortic valve replacement
    Axel Pressler
    Department for Prevention and Sports Medicine, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 20:91-3. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that even intensive endurance training after AVR seems to be feasible and safe, and may have a beneficial effect on postoperative cardiac remodeling...
  16. 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...
  17. 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
    ..quot; An in vitro investigation was initiated to identify the underlying mechanism...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Aortic root replacement with re-implantation technique in an infant with Loeys-Dietz syndrome and a bicuspid aortic valve
    Julie Cleuziou
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Centre Munich, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Cardiol 31:117-9. 2010
    ..We performed a valve-sparing aortic root replacement with re-implantation technique using a Dacron graft with pseudo-sinuses (Gelweave Valsalva conduit, Vascutek Terumo, Glasgow, Scotland)...
  20. 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
    ....
  21. 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...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. 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)...
  25. doi request reprint Chordal replacement versus quadrangular resection for repair of isolated posterior mitral leaflet prolapse
    Ruediger Lange
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich, Clinic at the Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1163-70; discussion 1170. 2010
    ..This study reports midterm results of isolated posterior prolapse repair with chordal replacement without resection as opposed to the quadrangular resection...
  26. doi request reprint Simultaneous carotid endarterectomy and cardiac surgery: early results of 386 patients
    Brigitte Gansera
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinic Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:508-16. 2012
    ..We reviewed the early outcome of patients with CABG and/or valve replacement (VR) and simultaneous carotid endarterectomy (CEA)...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. 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
  30. ncbi request reprint Transcriptional regulation of alpha5beta1 integrin, fibronectin, VCAM-1, MCSF-1/c-fms, and MCP-1 in atrioventricular valves after valvular surgery and Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia
    Walter Benno Eichinger
    German Heart Center Munich at the Technical University of Munich, Department of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Germany
    Cytokine 31:465-72. 2005
    ..The primary event in the development of infective endocarditis (IE) is bacterial adherence to damaged heart valves. This includes capture, adhesion and internalization of bacteria into host cells...
  31. ncbi request reprint In-vivo bacterial adherence to intracardiac prosthetic materials: a new experimental model
    Walter Benno Eichinger
    German Heart Center Munich, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 11:438-46. 2002
    ..Hence, a new experimental endocarditis model was evaluated that enables quantitative in-vivo testing of bacterial adherence to prosthetic materials...