Peter Ewert

Summary

Affiliation: Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Morphology of perforated atrial septal aneurysm suitable for closure by transcatheter device placement
    P Ewert
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Heart 84:327-31. 2000
  2. pmc The CP stent--short, long, covered--for the treatment of aortic coarctation, stenosis of pulmonary arteries and caval veins, and Fontan anastomosis in children and adults: an evaluation of 60 stents in 53 patients
    P Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Heart 91:948-53. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Challenges encountered during closure of patent ductus arteriosus
    P Ewert
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, German Heart Institute Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Cardiol 26:224-9. 2005
  4. doi request reprint ASD and PFO closure with the Solysafe septal occluder - results of a prospective multicenter pilot study
    Peter Ewert
    Abt für angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:398-402. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel growth stent for the permanent treatment of vessel stenosis in growing children: an experimental study
    Peter Ewert
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler Kinderkardiologie, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:506-10. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint [Transcatheter closure of congenital ventricular septal defects]
    P Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:147-55. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Preliminary experience with a new 18 mm Amplatzer PFO occluder for small persistent foramen ovale
    Peter Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:518-21. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Balloon valvuloplasty in the treatment of congenital aortic valve stenosis--a retrospective multicenter survey of more than 1000 patients
    P Ewert
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 149:182-5. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint [Stent implantation as therapy of first choice in adults with coarctation]
    P Ewert
    Abt für angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:48-52. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Early and mid-term results with the Growth Stent--a possible concept for transcatheter treatment of aortic coarctation from infancy to adulthood by stent implantation?
    Peter Ewert
    Department for Congenital Heart Diseases Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:120-6. 2008

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. pmc Morphology of perforated atrial septal aneurysm suitable for closure by transcatheter device placement
    P Ewert
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Heart 84:327-31. 2000
    ..To define the morphological criteria of perforated atrial septal aneurysms suitable for closure by a transcatheter device...
  2. pmc The CP stent--short, long, covered--for the treatment of aortic coarctation, stenosis of pulmonary arteries and caval veins, and Fontan anastomosis in children and adults: an evaluation of 60 stents in 53 patients
    P Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Heart 91:948-53. 2005
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and usefulness of the Cheatham platinum (CP) stent in a broad spectrum of lesions...
  3. ncbi request reprint Challenges encountered during closure of patent ductus arteriosus
    P Ewert
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, German Heart Institute Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Cardiol 26:224-9. 2005
    ..Unfortunately, for the large group of preterm infants with very low body weights and large ducts of tubular shape there is currently no standardized interventional therapy available...
  4. doi request reprint ASD and PFO closure with the Solysafe septal occluder - results of a prospective multicenter pilot study
    Peter Ewert
    Abt für angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:398-402. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel growth stent for the permanent treatment of vessel stenosis in growing children: an experimental study
    Peter Ewert
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler Kinderkardiologie, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:506-10. 2004
    ..The growth stent has the potential to be nonrestrictive during vessel growth, and thus is a promising new device for the permanent treatment of stenotic vessels in infancy and childhood...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Transcatheter closure of congenital ventricular septal defects]
    P Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:147-55. 2004
    ..Thirteen defects were completely closed. Transcatheter closure of VSDs with new devices seems to be a promising therapy for suitable defects in different hemodynamic conditions in patients of every age...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preliminary experience with a new 18 mm Amplatzer PFO occluder for small persistent foramen ovale
    Peter Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:518-21. 2003
    ..Due to its size, it has the potential to minimize the risk of inadvertent atrial erosion or perforation after deployment and thus will enhance the safety of interventional PFO closure...
  8. doi request reprint Balloon valvuloplasty in the treatment of congenital aortic valve stenosis--a retrospective multicenter survey of more than 1000 patients
    P Ewert
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 149:182-5. 2011
    ..The value of balloon valvuloplasty of the aortic valve in childhood is still under debate...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Stent implantation as therapy of first choice in adults with coarctation]
    P Ewert
    Abt für angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:48-52. 2003
    ..Thus, stent implantation is a very promising therapy for coarctation of the aorta in adults and is on its way to becoming the therapy of first choice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early and mid-term results with the Growth Stent--a possible concept for transcatheter treatment of aortic coarctation from infancy to adulthood by stent implantation?
    Peter Ewert
    Department for Congenital Heart Diseases Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 71:120-6. 2008
    ..Evaluation of the Growth Stent-a stent consisting of two stent halves connected by reabsorbable sutures-for the treatment of aortic coarctation in infants...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects without fluoroscopy: feasibility of a new method
    P Ewert
    bteilung für angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Circulation 101:847-9. 2000
    ..To assess the efficiency of this procedure for routine use, we compared our initial results with those for the conventional procedure...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Acute left heart failure after interventional occlusion of an atrial septal defect]
    P Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin Augustenburger Platz 1 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Z Kardiol 90:362-6. 2001
    ..The patient could not be discharged until two weeks after intervention. A reduced preload for decades may predispose acute left ventricular failure, particularly in the elderly with compromised ventricular compliance...
  13. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of transcatheter closure of multiple defects within the oval fossa
    P Ewert
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, German Heart Institute, Berlin
    Cardiol Young 11:314-9. 2001
    ..Thus, we analyzed the interventions in 33 patients with more than one interatrial communication in comparison with 370 procedures with a single defect...
  14. ncbi request reprint Masked left ventricular restriction in elderly patients with atrial septal defects: a contraindication for closure?
    P Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 52:177-80. 2001
    ..In the elderly, an atrial septal defect can have a decompressive impact on the left ventricle. Therefore, caution appears to be warranted if atrial septal closure is planned...
  15. ncbi request reprint Late-diastolic forward flow in the aorta induced by left atrial contraction
    P Ewert
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 13:866-8. 2000
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Upper cavo-pulmonary anastomosis by transcatheter technique
    Boris Schmitt
    Department of Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 80:93-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this animal study was to establish a shunt connection between superior vena cava (SVC) and right pulmonary artery (RPA) by transvascular intervention solely...
  17. doi request reprint Pulmonary vascular resistance, collateral flow, and ventricular function in patients with a Fontan circulation at rest and during dobutamine stress
    Boris Schmitt
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin and The Charité, Medical University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:623-31. 2010
    ..The role, interplay, and relative importance of the multifactorial hemodynamic and myocardial mechanisms causing dysfunction of the Fontan circulation remain incompletely understood...
  18. doi request reprint Transcatheter creation of an aortopulmonary shunt in an animal model
    Titus Mbah Sabi
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases Pediatric Cardiology, German Heart Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:563-9. 2010
    ..The surgical creation of an aortopulmonary shunt is an important tool in the therapy of complex congenital heart defects. We report on a transcatheter approach to establish an aortopulmonary shunt in piglets...
  19. doi request reprint Integrated assessment of diastolic and systolic ventricular function using diagnostic cardiac magnetic resonance catheterization: validation in pigs and application in a clinical pilot study
    Boris Schmitt
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:1271-81. 2009
    ..This study sought to develop and validate a method for the integrated analysis of systolic and diastolic ventricular function...
  20. doi request reprint Feasibility and efficacy of stent redilatation in aortic coarctation
    Keyhan S Zanjani
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:552-6. 2008
    ..We evaluated the efficacy and safety of stent redilation in patients with aortic coarctation (COA)...
  21. doi request reprint Exercise capacity reflects ventricular function in patients having the Fontan circulation
    Katrin Klimes
    Departments of Congenital Heart Defects Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Cardiol Young 19:340-5. 2009
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Coronary flow reserve measurement detects transplant coronary artery disease in pediatric heart transplant patients
    Stephan Schubert
    Department of Congenital Heart Defects Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:514-21. 2008
    ..Systemic application of adenosine vs intracoronary testing for CFR has been validated in adults; however, its accuracy in pediatric patients has not yet been proven...
  23. ncbi request reprint Catheter visualization with resonant markers at MR imaging-guided deployment of endovascular stents in swine
    Titus Kuehne
    Departments of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, German Heart Institute, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin 13037, Germany
    Radiology 233:774-80. 2004
    ..To evaluate resonant circuits as markers for magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-guided placement of nitinol stents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Influence of intravenous sildenafil on cerebral oxygenation measured by near-infrared spectroscopy in infants after cardiac surgery
    Nicole Nagdyman
    Department of Paediatric Cadiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Res 59:462-5. 2006
    ..These findings may be clinically relevant because they indicate that after cardiac surgery, sildenafil may increase cerebral blood flow (CBF), probably due to general endothelial dysfunction after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)...
  25. doi request reprint Comparison of different near-infrared spectroscopic cerebral oxygenation indices with central venous and jugular venous oxygenation saturation in children
    Nicole Nagdyman
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:160-6. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of somatic development and status of conduit after extracardiac Fontan operation in young and older children
    Stanislav Ovroutski
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin German Heart Institute Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13533 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:1073-9. 2004
    ..Therefore we compared our medium-term experience with ECFO in children under 4 years of age to that in older children regarding the incidence of postoperative complications, somatomotoric development and conduit status...
  27. doi request reprint Influence of external cardiac pacing on cerebral oxygenation measured by near-infrared spectroscopy in children after cardiac surgery
    Thilo Fleck
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Paediatr Anaesth 20:553-8. 2010
    ..During postoperative testing of the external temporary safety pacer, we performed desynchronizing ventricular pacing (VVI) while monitoring cerebral oxygenation using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Management of pediatric patients after implantation of the Berlin Heart EXCOR ventricular assist device
    Brigitte Stiller
    Department of Congenital Heart Defects Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    ASAIO J 52:497-500. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Paralysis of the phrenic nerve as a risk factor for suboptimal Fontan hemodynamics
    Stanislav Ovroutski
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin German Heart Institute Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13533 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:561-5. 2005
    ..It is postulated that normal breathing movements are necessary for passive blood flow into the lungs. We compared patients with and without palsy of the phrenic nerve regarding the sufficiency of Fontan hemodynamics...
  30. doi request reprint Analysis of the risk factors for early failure after extracardiac Fontan operation
    Stanislav Ovroutski
    German Heart Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1409-16. 2013
    ..We analyzed risks for severe morbidity in the early period after extracardiac Fontan operation...
  31. doi request reprint Capability of a new paediatric oesophageal Doppler monitor to detect changes in cardiac output during testing of external pacemakers after cardiac surgery
    Thilo Fleck
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease Paediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Monit Comput 25:419-25. 2011
    ..Based on system integrated normograms of the aortic cross-sectional area of a paediatric population, the cardiac output is calculated and displayed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison between cerebral tissue oxygenation index measured by near-infrared spectroscopy and venous jugular bulb saturation in children
    Nicole Nagdyman
    Department of Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 31:846-50. 2005
    ..To compare the cerebral tissue oxygenation index (TOI) measured by near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) with venous oxygen saturation in the jugular bulb (SjO(2)) during elective cardiac catheterization in children...
  33. doi request reprint Long-term cardiopulmonary exercise capacity after modified Fontan operation
    Stanislav Ovroutski
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:204-9. 2010
    ..Early circuit separation enhances the long-term success of Fontan haemodynamics. To test this hypothesis, we analysed the postoperative cardiopulmonary capacity in children and adults...
  34. ncbi request reprint Biventricular repair in children with complete atrioventricular septal defect and a small left ventricle
    Eva Maria Delmo Walter
    Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:40-7. 2008
    ..This report retrospectively evaluates the outcome of biventricular repair in 19 children with CAVSD and a small left ventricle...
  35. ncbi request reprint Transcatheter therapy of long extreme subatretic aortic coarctations with covered stents
    Peter Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 63:236-9. 2004
    ..The follow-up period ranges from 18 to 4 months and has been uneventful so far. Covered stents seem to have the potential to extend the limits of interventional therapy to extreme forms of aortic coarctations...
  36. ncbi request reprint Oral everolimus inhibits neointimal proliferation in prosthetic pulmonary valved stents in pigs
    Titus Kuehne
    Department for Congenital Heart Disease Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 17:465-72. 2008
    ..The study aim was to evaluate whether oral everolimus inhibits the intimal proliferation associated with the implantation of prosthetic pulmonary valved stents...
  37. doi request reprint Absence of pulmonary artery growth after fontan operation and its possible impact on late outcome
    Stanislav Ovroutski
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, German Heart Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:826-31. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the development of the pulmonary arteries (PAs) after Fontan operation in children at long term...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dilatation and stenting of the fontan pathway: impact of the stenosis treatment on chronic ascites
    Stanislav Ovroutski
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases, Deutches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Interv Cardiol 21:38-43. 2008
    ..We retrospectively analyzed the impact of transcatheter interventions for treatment of stenoses in the Fontan pathway to optimize the circulation, with special attention to chronic ascites...
  39. doi request reprint The practical clinical value of three-dimensional models of complex congenitally malformed hearts
    Eugénie Riesenkampff
    Unit of Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany lt
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:571-80. 2009
    ..We sought to assess the practical clinical value of realistic 3-dimensional models of complex congenitally malformed hearts...
  40. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging-guided balloon angioplasty of coarctation of the aorta: a pilot study
    Julia J Krueger
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Circulation 113:1093-100. 2006
    ....
  41. pmc Surgical repair after ineffective device closure of an inferior sinus venosus defect
    Kadir Yilmaz
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:485-7. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Hybrid approach facilitates use of a minimized CPB circuit and transfusion free surgery in an extended Norwood stage II procedure
    Michael Huebler
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Card Surg 22:508-10. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint First closure of a large patent ductus arteriosus in an infant with an angulated nitinol plug
    Peter Ewert
    Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 57:88-91. 2002
    ..Implanted through a 5 Fr sheath, the plug showed excellent anatomical alignment. Complete occlusion was documented after 6 hr. This device will extend the limits for interventional closure of PDA...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of new software for angiographic determination of right ventricular volumes
    Ernst Wellnhofer
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, German Heart Institute, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 21:575-85. 2005
    ..The scope of the study was to evaluate a recent software for angiographic volume determination as compared to cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging...
  45. ncbi request reprint Modified repair in patients with Ebstein's anomaly
    Nicole Nagdyman
    Departments of Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:364-9; discussion 370. 2010
    ..The long-term results of the study are presented...
  46. doi request reprint Alternative technique for implantation of biventricular support with HeartWare implantable continuous flow pump
    Thomas Krabatsch
    Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    ASAIO J 57:333-5. 2011
    ..This might be used as a "bail-out" strategy when necessary...
  47. doi request reprint Interventional closure of atrial septal defects without fluoroscopy in adult and pediatric patients
    Stephan Schubert
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 101:691-700. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify whether the interventional closure of ASDs is possible and safe if it is guided by transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) alone...
  48. doi request reprint Endovascular stent-graft repair of late pseudoaneurysms after surgery for aortic coarctation
    Burkhart Zipfel
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:85-91. 2011
    ..We analyzed the potential of endovascular stent grafts to treat late aortic pseudoaneurysms after coarctation repair...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin I is increased after interventional closure of atrial septal defects
    Christiane Pees
    Department for Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatrics Cardiology, German Heart Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 58:124-9. 2003
    ..Discrimination of ventricular myocardial infarction might be possible by estimating less sensitive CK and CK-MB levels only...
  50. ncbi request reprint New onset arrhythmias after the extracardiac conduit Fontan operation compared with the intraatrial lateral tunnel procedure: early and midterm results
    Jan Hendrik Nürnberg
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease Pediatric Cardiology, German Heart Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1979-88; discussion 1988. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether ECFO decreases the risk of postoperative arrhythmias compared with LTFO...
  51. doi request reprint Protein S-100 is present in extracerebral fluids before and after cardiac surgery in children
    Nicole Nagdyman
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Germany
    Ann Clin Biochem 45:409-12. 2008
    ..Protein S-100 is found in extracerebral sources. The aim of our study was to examine the content of protein S-100 in native pericardial fluid as well as in postoperative extracerebral fluids after cardiac surgery in children...
  52. doi request reprint Propofol effect on cerebral oxygenation in children with congenital heart disease
    Thilo Fleck
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Pediatr Cardiol 36:543-9. 2015
    ..This may be caused by a decreased oxygen consumption of the sedated brain with intact cerebral auto-regulation. ..
  53. doi request reprint Feasibility of customised unipolar conversion using bipolar temporary pacing wires in patients after surgical repair of congenital heart disease
    Bjoern Peters
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Cardiol Young 24:610-5. 2014
    ..At present, bipolar pacing wires are used in most institutions. In case of functional failure of these wires, a unipolar mode of stimulation and sensing should be theoretically possible as a rescue procedure...
  54. ncbi request reprint Relation of cerebral tissue oxygenation index to central venous oxygen saturation in children
    Nicole Nagdyman
    Department of Intensive Care and Paediatric Cardiology, German Heart Institute Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 30:468-71. 2004
    ..To evaluate the relationship between the cerebral tissue oxygenation index measured by near-infrared spectroscopy and central venous oxygen saturation (SvO2) after corrective surgery of congenital heart defects in children...
  55. ncbi request reprint Heart transplantation in children after mechanical circulatory support with pulsatile pneumatic assist device
    Brigitte Stiller
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 22:1201-8. 2003
    ..Its impact on early and long-term survival after subsequent heart transplantation (HTx) remains to be determined...
  56. ncbi request reprint Huge pulmonary arteriovenous fistula: diagnosis and treatment and an unusual complication of embolization
    Oliver Kretschmar
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Respir Care 47:998-1001. 2002
    ..Therefore close follow-up is necessary and in the case of recurrence (ie, enlargement of the existing small fistulas), early interventional embolization should be performed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging analysis of right ventricular pressure-volume loops: in vivo validation and clinical application in patients with pulmonary hypertension
    Titus Kuehne
    Department of Congenital Heart Diseases and Pediatric Cardiology, German Heart Institute, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin 13353 Germany
    Circulation 110:2010-6. 2004
    ....
  58. doi request reprint Transcatheter closure of a patent ductus arteriosus in a preterm infant with an Amplatzer Vascular Plug IV device
    Milan Prsa
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease and Paediatric Cardiology, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 77:108-11. 2011
    ..We describe a successful transcatheter closure of a large tubular PDA in a symptomatic preterm infant of 2,210 g using an Amplatzer Vascular Plug IV device...
  59. doi request reprint Aorticopulmonary paraganglioma with severe obstruction of the pulmonary artery: successful combined treatment by stenting and surgery
    Naser Qedra
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1284-6. 2009
    ..We believe that this is the first description in the English literature of a successful combined management strategy in view of such an unusual manifestation of aorticopulmonary paraganglioma...
  60. doi request reprint Percutaneous tricuspid valve implantation: two-center experience with midterm results
    Andreas Eicken
    From the Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler A E, A H, J Hess, P E and Klinik für Herz und Gefäßchirurgie S S, F B, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany J Hörer and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA D B M
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 8:. 2015
    ..To expand the lifetime of this valve and reduce the number of surgeries, percutaneous TV implantation (PTVI) may be an effective alternative to repeated surgery. We report on our 2-center experience with PTVI...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sodium nitroprusside versus esmolol for the treatment of hypertension following repair of coarctation of the aorta
    Sven Dittrich
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2:111-5. 2003
    ..Whenever monotherapy failed, both drugs together were effective in reducing the postoperative activation of the sympathetic and renin-angiotensin systems...
  62. pmc The role of stents in the treatment of congenital heart disease: Current status and future perspectives
    Bjoern Peters
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    Ann Pediatr Cardiol 2:3-23. 2009
    ..Thus, in the future, biodegradable or growth stents might replace the currently used generation of stents. This might truly lead to widening indications for the use of stents in the treatment of CHD...
  63. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the change in cerebral hemodynamics in pediatric patients during and after corrective cardiac surgery of congenital heart diseases by means of full-flow cardiopulmonary bypass
    Hashim Abdul-Khaliq
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease Paediatric Cardiology, German Heart Institute Berlin, Germany
    Perfusion 17:179-85. 2002
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Covered Cheatham-platinum stents for aortic coarctation: early and intermediate-term results
    Aphrodite Tzifa
    Department of Congenital Heart Disease, Guy s and St Thomas s Hospital, London, England, United Kingdom
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1457-63. 2006
    ..This study sought to evaluate the use of covered Cheatham-platinum (CP) stents in the treatment of aortic coarctation (CoA)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging-guided transcatheter implantation of a prosthetic valve in aortic valve position: Feasibility study in swine
    Titus Kuehne
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:2247-9. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint Initial human experience with the Amplatzer perimembranous ventricular septal occluder device
    John L Bass
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 58:238-45. 2003
    ..In the 25 subjects with the device left in place, device-related aortic or tricuspid insufficiency, arrhythmias, and embolization were not observed. These excellent acute results need to be confirmed by long-term follow-up...
  67. ncbi request reprint Histopathological workup of an Amplatzer atrial septal defect occluder after surgical removal
    Matthias Sigler
    Pediatric Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Georg August University, Robert Koch Strasse 40, D 37075, Goettingen, Germany
    Pediatr Cardiol 27:775-6. 2006
    ..Complete endothelialization of the surface and a mild inflammatory reaction was demonstrated...
  68. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Cast of complex congenital heart malformation in a living patient
    Sibylle Mottl-Link
    Department of Medical and Biological Informatics, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Circulation 112:e356-7. 2005
  69. ncbi request reprint End-stage heart failure with pulmonary hypertension: levosimendan to evaluate for heart transplantation alone versus combined heart-lung transplantation
    Ingram Schulze-Neick
    Transplantation 78:1237-8. 2004