Sohrab Fratz

Summary

Affiliation: Deutsches Herzzentrum
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurements of flow in a conduit placed from the left ventricular apex to the ascending aorta by magnetic resonance imaging
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Germany
    Cardiol Young 12:486-7. 2002
  2. pmc Guidelines and protocols for cardiovascular magnetic resonance in children and adults with congenital heart disease: SCMR expert consensus group on congenital heart disease
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum München German Heart Center Munich of the Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:51. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The functional right ventricle and tricuspid regurgitation in Ebstein's anomaly
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinikum an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 167:258-61. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Long-term myocardial scarring after operation for anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1761-5. 2011
  5. pmc Routine clinical cardiovascular magnetic resonance in paediatric and adult congenital heart disease: patients, protocols, questions asked and contributions made
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum München an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:46. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Aortic valvuloplasty in pediatric patients substantially postpones the need for aortic valve surgery: a single-center experience of 188 patients after up to 17.5 years of follow-up
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Circulation 117:1201-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of accuracy of axial slices versus short-axis slices for measuring ventricular volumes by cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with corrected tetralogy of fallot
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum München an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 103:1764-9. 2009
  8. pmc Myocardial scars determined by delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography are not common in right ventricles with systemic function in long-term follow up
    S Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    Heart 92:1673-7. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic endothelin A receptor blockade in lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow and pressure
    Sohrab Fratz
    Dept of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 287:L592-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary blood pressure, not flow, is associated with net endothelin-1 production in the lungs of patients with congenital heart disease and normal pulmonary vascular resistance
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technische Universität München, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1724-9. 2003

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measurements of flow in a conduit placed from the left ventricular apex to the ascending aorta by magnetic resonance imaging
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Germany
    Cardiol Young 12:486-7. 2002
  2. pmc Guidelines and protocols for cardiovascular magnetic resonance in children and adults with congenital heart disease: SCMR expert consensus group on congenital heart disease
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum München German Heart Center Munich of the Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:51. 2013
    ..Variations in practice are highlighted and expert consensus recommendations are provided. Indications and appropriate use criteria for CMR examination are not specifically addressed...
  3. doi request reprint The functional right ventricle and tricuspid regurgitation in Ebstein's anomaly
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinikum an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 167:258-61. 2013
    ..The secondary aim of this study was to assess correlation of the volume of the functional right ventricle to the apical displacement and regurgitant fraction of the tricuspid valve...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term myocardial scarring after operation for anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1761-5. 2011
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to describe the distribution of left ventricular (LV) myocardial scarring by late gadolinium enhancement magnetic resonance in these patients...
  5. pmc Routine clinical cardiovascular magnetic resonance in paediatric and adult congenital heart disease: patients, protocols, questions asked and contributions made
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum München an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 10:46. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Aortic valvuloplasty in pediatric patients substantially postpones the need for aortic valve surgery: a single-center experience of 188 patients after up to 17.5 years of follow-up
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Circulation 117:1201-6. 2008
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to study the long-term results of AoVP in pediatric patients and its efficacy in preventing or postponing aortic valve surgery...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of accuracy of axial slices versus short-axis slices for measuring ventricular volumes by cardiac magnetic resonance in patients with corrected tetralogy of fallot
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Paediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum München an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 103:1764-9. 2009
    ..012), and LV end-systolic volumes (34.3%(2) vs 86.1%(2); p = 0.003). In conclusion, axial slices are more reproducible than short-axis slices for measuring ventricular volumes of patients with corrected tetralogy of Fallot by CMR...
  8. pmc Myocardial scars determined by delayed-enhancement magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography are not common in right ventricles with systemic function in long-term follow up
    S Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    Heart 92:1673-7. 2006
    ..To test the hypothesis that myocardial scars are common in patients with systemic right ventricles...
  9. ncbi request reprint Chronic endothelin A receptor blockade in lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow and pressure
    Sohrab Fratz
    Dept of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Lazarettstr 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 287:L592-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that chronic endothelin A receptor blockade attenuates the progression of pulmonary hypertension and augments alveolar growth in lambs with increased pulmonary blood flow...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary blood pressure, not flow, is associated with net endothelin-1 production in the lungs of patients with congenital heart disease and normal pulmonary vascular resistance
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technische Universität München, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1724-9. 2003
    ..We tested the hypothesis that pulmonary blood pressure and not flow is associated with net endothelin-1 production in patients with congenital heart disease and normal pulmonary vascular resistance...
  11. ncbi request reprint More accurate quantification of pulmonary blood flow by magnetic resonance imaging than by lung perfusion scintigraphy in patients with fontan circulation
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Kliniken an der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    Circulation 106:1510-3. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to determine whether PV-MRI is more accurate than scintigraphy for quantitative evaluation of pulmonary perfusion ratios in patients with APA, TCPC, or PCPC...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patients after atrial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries can not increase stroke volume under dobutamine stress as opposed to patients with congenitally corrected transposition
    Sohrab Fratz
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinik an der Technischen Universität München, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Circ J 72:1130-5. 2008
    ..Therefore the aim of this study was to test the impact of atrial baffles by comparing 12 atrial switch patients with 11 ccTGA patients...
  13. doi request reprint Wall shear stress and flow patterns in the ascending aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valves differ significantly from tricuspid aortic valves: a prospective study
    Christian Meierhofer
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:797-804. 2013
    ..Inborn connective tissue disease and also dilation secondary to increased WSS because of altered blood flow patterns in the ascending aorta are discussed as causes for dilation of the aorta. WSS can be estimated non-invasively by 4D-CMR...
  14. doi request reprint Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation: two-centre experience with more than 100 patients
    Andreas Eicken
    Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeboren Herzfehler, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lazarettstrasse 36, Munchen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 32:1260-5. 2011
    ..We report on our combined two-centre experience with percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation (PPVI)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary blood flow patterns in patients with Fontan circulation
    Alfred Hager
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, German Heart Center, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:186-91. 2008
    ..After Fontan surgery there is no subpulmonary ventricle to modify pulmonary blood flow. The influence of the cardiac cycle on pulmonary blood flow patterns in various types of Fontan patients is unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Hearts late after fontan operation have normal mass, normal volume, and reduced systolic function: a magnetic resonance imaging study
    Andreas Eicken
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum, Technische Universitat, Munchen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1061-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess ventricular mass, volume, and systolic function in patients late after Fontan operation by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging...
  17. ncbi request reprint A new treatment option for pulmonary valvar insufficiency: first experiences with implantation of a self-expanding stented valve without use of cardiopulmonary bypass
    Christian Schreiber
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich at the Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:26-30. 2007
    ..We describe a novel technique with a transventricular implantation of a stented bio-prosthesis without cardiopulmonary bypass that allows for implantation of prosthesis with diameters greater than 22mm...
  18. doi request reprint Non-volumetric echocardiographic indices and qualitative assessment of right ventricular systolic function in Ebstein's anomaly: comparison with CMR-derived ejection fraction in 49 patients
    Andreas Kuhn
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lazarettstr 36, Munich 80636, Germany
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 17:930-5. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to determine how non-volumetric echocardiographic indices and qualitative assessment of global systolic RV function correlate with cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR)-derived RV ejection fraction (EF)...
  19. doi request reprint Baseline correction does not improve flow quantification in phase-contrast velocity measurement for routine clinical practice
    Christian Meierhofer
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Technische Universität München TUM, Munich, Germany Electronic address
    Clin Imaging 39:427-31. 2015
    ..By using a stationary gel phantom, offset errors probably may be corrected. We tested its impact on flow measurement and, in particular, on shunt calculation in patients proven not to have any shunt...
  20. pmc Demonstration of value of optimizing ECG triggering for cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with congenital heart disease
    Thomas Knesewitsch
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Klinikum an der Technischen Universität München, Lazarettstrasse 36, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 15:3. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test this new ECG-trigger algorithm in routine patients with CHD and its impact on blood flow quantification...
  21. doi request reprint Da Silva's cone repair for Ebstein's anomaly: effect on right ventricular size and function
    Rüdiger Lange
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Centre Munich at the Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany DZHK German Center for Cardiovascular Research partner site Munich Heart Alliance, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:316-20; discussion 320-1. 2015
    ..We evaluated the influence of Da Silva's cone repair on tricuspid competency, right ventricular size and function...
  22. doi request reprint Tricuspid valve surgery improves cardiac output and exercise performance in patients with Ebstein's anomaly
    Andreas Kuhn
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 166:494-8. 2013
    ..Clinical, hemodynamic and functional effects of tricuspid valve surgery in patients with Ebstein's anomaly are not well understood...
  23. ncbi request reprint Erythrocyte indexes, iron metabolism, and hyperhomocysteinemia in adults with cyanotic congenital cardiac disease
    Harald Kaemmerer
    Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler, Lazarettstrasse 36, 80636 Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 94:825-8. 2004
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  24. doi request reprint Improved exercise performance and quality of life after percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation
    Jan Muller
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 173:388-92. 2014
    ..Short- and midterm results have outlined hemodynamic improvements and increase in exercise performance. However, there is a lack of knowledge about quality of life at short term follow-up...
  25. doi request reprint Aortic atresia combined with right aortic arch
    Melchior Burri
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich at the Technical University, Munich, Germany
    J Card Surg 27:754-6. 2012
    ..The intercarotid section of the aortic arch was hypoplastic. Therefore, we maintained the patency of the right arch, thus creating a vascular ring...
  26. ncbi request reprint Emergency hospital admissions and three-year survival of adults with and without cardiovascular surgery for congenital cardiac disease
    Harald Kaemmerer
    Deutsches Hertzentrum München, Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Lazarettstrasse 36, D 80636 München, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1048-52. 2003
    ..This study determined the quantity and nature of emergencies leading to unscheduled hospital admissions of adults with congenital cardiac disease and their mid-term survival...
  27. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival of patients with univentricular heart not treated surgically
    Alfred Hager
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:1214-7. 2002
  28. doi request reprint Reoperation for a congenital heart defect and simultaneous repair for a severe form of pectus excavatum
    Christian Schreiber
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Technische Universitat Munchen, Lazarettstrasse, 36, 80636, Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Cardiol 32:232-3. 2011
    ..Because access to the heart after previous surgery together with the severe chest malformation required a sternotomy, the authors opted for a simultaneous chest wall reconstruction as in a Ravitch repair...
  29. doi request reprint Reciprocal regulation of Rac1 and PAK-1 by HIF-1alpha: a positive-feedback loop promoting pulmonary vascular remodeling
    Isabel Diebold
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Antioxid Redox Signal 13:399-412. 2010
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  30. doi request reprint Does the amplatzer septal occluder device alter ventricular contraction pattern? A ventricular motion analysis by MR tagging
    Heiko Stern
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Disease, Deutsches Herzzentrum München an der Technischen Universität München, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 35:949-56. 2012
    ..To assess by cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) and CMR tagging if the Amplatzer Septal Occluder affects right ventricular (RV) and left ventricular (LV) motion pattern...
  31. ncbi request reprint Complex aortic anomaly with atretic thoracic aorta--extraanatomic conduit treatment
    Christian Schreiber
    Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, German Heart Center Munich at the Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:381-2. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Endothelial alterations during inhaled NO in lambs with pulmonary hypertension: implications for rebound hypertension
    Gregory A Ross
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 288:L27-35. 2005
    ..These data suggest that the endothelial response to iNO and the potential mechanisms of rebound pulmonary hypertension are dependent upon the underlying pulmonary vasculature...
  33. ncbi request reprint Tezosentan decreases pulmonary artery pressure and improves survival rate in an animal model of meconium aspiration
    Ralf Geiger
    Clinical Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Pediatr Res 59:147-50. 2006
    ..Tezosentan has the potential for effective pharmacological treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension following acute lung injury...
  34. ncbi request reprint Alterations in cGMP, soluble guanylate cyclase, phosphodiesterase 5, and B-type natriuretic peptide induced by chronic increased pulmonary blood flow in lambs
    Peter Oishi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0106, San Francisco, CA 94143 0106, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1057-71. 2007
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