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Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen

(Stand 02/2009)
Wissenschaftliche Kongressbeiträge

TREPELS T, Sievert H. Cases of Congenital Atrial Septal Defects. XIth international Course on Interventional Cadiology, Frankfurt a. M., December 1.-2. 2000

TREPELS T, Perron R, Sievert H. Selected Cases of Carotid Angioplasty in Adults. 3rd International Workshop on Carotid Angioplasty, Frankfurt a. M., March 1.-3. 2001

Trepels T, Billinger K, Sievert H. Catheter Treatment of Congenital Heart Diseases: Case Presentations. 4th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, Frankfurt a. M., Oct 18.-20. 2001

Trepels T, Sievert H, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K. Amplatzer- PFO- occluder: Case report of a perforation. 4th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, Frankfurt a. M., Oct 18.-20. 2001

Trepels T, Sievert H, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K. Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Elderly Patients with Moderate to Severe Pulmonary Hypertension- Acute and Follow- Up Results in 42 Consecutive Patients. 4th International Congress on Coronary Artery Disease, Prague, Czech Republic, Oct 21.-24. 2001

Trepels T, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Sievert H. Katheterverschluß des Persistierenden Foramen Ovale (PFO) zur Prävention paradoxer Embolien- früh- und mittelfristige Ergebnisse bei 295 konsekutiven Patienten [Catheter closure of PFO to prevent paradoxical embolism- Early and midterm results in 295 patients]. 12 Gemeinsame Jahrestagung der Deutschen, Österreichischen und Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Angiologie, Bern, Schweiz, 29 11.- 1.12.2001

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Interventional Closure of Atrial Septal Defects (ASD) in Adults With the Amplatzer Device- Our Experience in 212 Consecutive Patients. 25th Annual Scientific Session of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Seattle, USA, May 15.-18. 2002

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Persistent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in Patients with Paradoxical Embolism – Midterm Results in 362 Consecutive Patients. 25th Annual Scientific Session of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Seattle, USA, May 15.-18. 2002

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Patients with Moderate to Severe Pulmonary Hypertension. 25th Annual Scientific Session of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Seattle, USA, May 15.-18. 2002

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Persistent Foramen Ovale with the new Helex Occluder. Acute and Follow- up Results in 97 Consecutive Patients. 25th Annual Scientific Session of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Seattle, USA, May 15.-18. 2002

Trepels T, Horvath K, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Interventional Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale with the Amplatzer PFO Occluder: Complications and Follow-Up Results in 126 Patients. Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, Berlin, Aug 31.- Sept 4. 2002

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Percutanous Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Patients With Moderate to Severe Pulmonary Hypertension - Follow-up Results and Complications in 48 Consecutive Patients. Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, Berlin, Germany, Aug 31.- Sept 4. 2002

TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, KRUMSDORF U, Horvath K, Zadan E, SIEVERT H. Perkutaner Verschluß von Vorhofseptumdefekten bei Patienten mit schwerer pulmonaler Hypertonie- Mittelfristige Ergebnisse bei 48 Patienten [Percutaneous closure of ASD in Patients with severe pulmonary hypertention- midterm results in 48 patients]. 26. Herbsttagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie, Magdeburg, 17.-19.10.2002

TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, Horvath K, Zadan E, KRUMSDORF U, SIEVERT H. Kathetherverschluß von Vorhofseptumdefekten bei über 60 Jährigen - Früh- und mittelfristige Ergebnisse bei 100 Patienten [Catheter closure of ASD in patients older than 60 years- Early and midterm results in 100 patients]. 26. Herbsttagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie, Magdeburg, 17.-19.10.2002

Krumsdorf U, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Trepels T, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Thromben auf ASD- und PFO- Schirmen: Inzidenz und klinischer Verlauf [Thrombus formations on ASD and PFO devices: Incidence and clinical outcome]. 26. Herbsttagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie, Magdeburg, 17.-19.10.2002 (in Vertretung von U.K.)

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Lesh M, Nakai T, Omran H, Bartorelli A, Della Bella P, Reisman M, Gray W, DiMario C; Block P; Kramer P; Williams D, Poppas A, Skanes A, Meier B, Scherer D, Sievert H. PLAATOTM: Katheterverschluß des linken Vorhofohres zur Prävention von thrombembolischen Ereignissen bei Patienten mit chronischem Vorhofflimmern- Chance für die Zukunft oder technischer Overkill? [Catheter Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage for Prevention of Thrombembolic Events in Patients with Chronical Atrial Fibrillation. Chance or Technical overkill?]. Gemeinsamen Jahrestagung Österreichische Gesellschaft für Angiologie und Österreichische Gesellschaft für Gefäßbiologie, Wien, Austria, 22- 23 11. 2002

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger, K, Krumsdorf U, Lesh M, Nakai, T, Omran H, Bartorelli H, Della Bella P, Reisman M, Gray W, DiMario C; Block P, Kramer P; Williams D, Poppas A, Skanes A, Meier B, Scherer D, Sievert H. Percutaneous Occlusion of the Left Atrial Appendage- A novel technique to prevent thrombembolism in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Mediterranean Cardiology Meeting, Taormina, Italy, April 10-12, 2003

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Advantages and Limitations of Interventional Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Adults With the Amplatzer Device– A single center Experience in 250 Consecutive Patients, Mediterranean Cardiology Meeting, Taormina, Italy, April 10-12, 2003

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Profitieren Patientin mit schwerer pulmonaler Hypertonie vom perkutanen Verschluß des Vorhofseptumdefektes (ASD II)? [Do Patients with Severe Pulmonary Hypertension Benefit from Closure of their ASD? ]. 69. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie, Mannheim, 24.-26.04.03

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Perkutaner Verschluß von Vorhofseptumdefekten bei über 60 Jährigen - Unsere Ergebnisse bei 109 Patienten [Percutaneus Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Patients older than 60: Our Results in 109 Patients]. 69. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie, Mannheim, 24.-26.04.03

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Lesh M, Nakai T, Billinger K, Omran H, Bartorelli A, Della Bella P, Reisman M, Gray M, DiMario C, Block P, Kramer P, Williams P, Poppas A, Skanes A, Meier B, Scherer D, Sievert H. Catheter Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: The Worldwide Multicenter Experience. 26th Annual Scientific Session of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Boston, USA, May 7.-10.2003

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Interatrial Communications in 1184 Patients: Predictors, Incidence and Management of Post Interventional Atrial Fibrillation. 26th Annual Scientific Session of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Boston, USA, May 7.-10.2003

Trepels T, Billinger K, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. Helex Septal Occluder for Percutaneous ASD Closure: A Prospective Single Center Study in 36 Adult Patients. 26th Annual Scientific Session of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, Boston, USA, May 7.-10.2003-05-2003

TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, SIEVERT H. Atrial fibrillation following catheter closure of interatrial communications: Single center experience in 1184 patients 12th European Stroke Conference, Valencia, Spain, May 21-24, 2003

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Sievert H. A Prospective Single Center Study On Percutaneous ASD Closure With The Helex Septal Occluder. 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 28.-31.05.2003

Trepels T, Billinger K, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. Do We Have To Expect Atrial Fibrillation After Transcatheter Closure of Interatrial Communications? Single Center Experience in 1184 Patients. 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric Cardiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 28.-31.05.2003

Trepels T, Reschke M, Billinger K, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. The Helex Septal Occluder for Percutaneus ASD Closure. 6th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease and Other Non-coronary Procedures, Frankfurt, Germany, June 19-21, 2003

Trepels T, Heeschen C, Schmidt-Lucke C, Bojunga S, Zeiher A, Fichtlscherer S. [Placental growth factor is an independent predictor of systemic endothelial function in patients with coronary heart disease]. 71. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2005.

Trepels T, Heeschen C, Schmidt-Lucke C, Bojunga S, Zeiher A, Fichtlscherer S. [Systemic levels of soluble VEGF- receptor 1 (sFLT-1) modulate PiGF induced systemic endothelial dysfuntion in patients with CAD]. 72. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2006.

Trepels T, Schmidt-Lucke C, Roessig L, Vasa-Nicotera M, Fichtlscherer S. [The reduction of CRP but not of LDL- cholesterol determins improvement of endothelial function under short term statin therapy in patients with CAD]. 72. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2006

Trepels T, Bojunga S, Zeiher A, Fichtlscherer S. [Uric acid serum level is an independent predictor of an impaired systemic endothelial function in patients with acute myocardial infarction ]. 73. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2007.

Trepels T, Zeiher A, Fichtlscherer S. [Systemic endothelial function is an independent predictor of an impaired prognosis in patiens with CAD]. 73. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2007.

Trepels T, Zeiher A, Fichtlscherer S. [Cardiovascular Long-Term Prognosis and Systemic Endothelial Dysfunction]. 74. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2008.

Fischer-Rasokat U, Sakkas C, Fink A, Honold J, Trepels T, Seeger F, Ehrlich A, Fichtlscherer S, Zeiher A, Spyridopoulos I. Heart rate response, but not diastolic function, determines stroke volume response during exercise in patients with hypertension. 74. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2008.

Karakas M, Aßmus B, Trepels T, Seeger F, Fischer-Rasokat U, Schaechinger V, Fichtlscherer S, Tonn M, Zeiher A, Dimmeler S. Elevated SDF-1 Bone Marrow Plasma Levels in Patients With Postinfarction Heart Failure are Not Associated With Impaired Functional Capacity of Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cells. 74. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2008.

Trepels T, Doss M, Fichtlscherer S, Lehmann R, Wimmer-Greinecker G, Martens S, Moritz A, Zeiher A, Schaechinger V. [6 months echocardiographic follow up after minimal invasive transapical implantation of aortic valve stents in patients with severe aortic stenosis]. 74. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie - Herz- und Kreislaufforschung in Mannheim 2008.

Trepels T, Heeschen C, Dimmeler S, Schmidt-Lucke C, Zeiher A, Fichtlscherer S. Serum Levels of Circulating Soluble VEGF- Receptor 1 (sFLT-1) Modulate PlGF- Induced Impairment of Systemic Vasoreactivity in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2006.

Trepels T, Heeschen C, Schmidt-Lucke C, Zeiher A, Fichtlscherer S. Elevated Plasma Levels of Placental Growth Factor are Associated With an Impaired Endothelial Vasodilator Function in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2005.

Preise

Poster Prize of the European Society of Cardiology for the presentation: Sievert H, Wilson N, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Fach A, Scherer D. Catheter closure of patent foramen ovale: Experience with the new Helex occluder. XXIII Congress of the European Society of Cardiology, Stockholm, Sept 1.-5. 2001

Award of the European Neurological Society for the Scientific paper: Sievert H, Lesh MD, Ostermayer S, Krumsdorf U, Trepels T, Billinger K, Ogi D, Omran H, Bartorelli A, Della Bella P, Fleschenberg D, Scherer D, Theis R, Beykirch K-F. Percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion: A new treatment modality to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. 12th Meeting of the European Neurological Society, Berlin, Germany, June 22.-26. 2002

Best Communication Prize of the Mediterranean Cardiology Meeting 2003 for the Abstact: Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger, K, Krumsdorf U, Lesh M, Nakai, T, Omran H, Bartorelli H, Della Bella P, Reisman M, Gray W, DiMario C; Block P, Kramer P; Williams D, Poppas A, Skanes A, Meier B, Scherer D, Sievert H. Percutaneous Occlusion of the Left Atrial Appendage- A novel technique to prevent thrombembolism in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Mediterranean Cardiology Meeting, Taormina, Italy, April 10-12, 2003

First Abstract Prize of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Pediatric Cardiology for the Contribution: OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, NAKAI T, LESH M, OMRAN H, BARTORELLI A, DELLA BELLA P, REISMAN M, DIMARIO C, BLOCK P, KRAMER P, WILLIAMS D, POPPAS A, MATTHEWS R, MOSES J, SKANES A, MEIER B, SIEVERT H. A novel device to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. 38th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Pediatric Cardiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 28-31, 2003

Buchbeiträge

Trepels T, Billinger K, Sievert H. Selected cases of congenital heart diseases. Course Book of the 4th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, Frankfurt, Germany, October 18-20 2001, p. 9-39

Billinger K, Trepels T, Wilson N, Sievert H Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Elderly Patients With the Amplatzer ASD Occluder: Acute and Follow-up Results in 56 Consecutive Patients In: Kimchi A (Eds.), Advances in Heart Failure, Medimond Medical Publications, Bologna, Italy; p. 177-181

Trepels T, Billinger K, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. Interventional Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects. In: Marco J, Serruys P, Biamino G, Fajadet J, de Feyter P, Morice M, Wijns W, de Bruyne B, Vahanian A, Katzen B, F. M, eds. The Paris Course on Revascularisation. Paris, 2003:295-303

Billinger K, Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. Interventional Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale. In: Marco J, Serruys P, Biamino G, Fajadet J, de Feyter P, Morice M, Wijns W, de Bruyne B, Vahanian A, Katzen B, F. M, eds. The Paris Course on Revascularisation. Paris, 2003:295-303

Originalarbeiten und Case reports(Peer Reviewed Journals)

Sievert H, Lesh MD, Trepels T, Omran H, Bartorelli A, Della Bella P, Nakai T, Reisman M, DiMario C, Block P, Kramer P, Fleschenberg D, Krumsdorf U, Scherer D. Percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion to prevent stroke in high-risk patients with atrial fibrillation: early clinical experience. Circulation. 2002;105:1887-9.

Trepels T, Zeplin H, Sievert H, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K. Cardiac perforation following transcatheter PFO closure. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2003;58:111-3.

Ostermayer S, Reschke M, Billinger K, Trepels T, Buschek F, Bayard Y, Sievert H. Percutaneous closure of the left atrial appendage. J Interv Cardiol. 2003;16:553-6.

Trepels T, Zeiher AM, Fichtlscherer S. [Acute coronary syndrome and inflammation. Biomarkers for diagnostics and risk stratification]. Herz. 2004;29:769-76.

Krumsdorf U, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Incidence and clinical course of thrombus formation on atrial septal defect and patient foramen ovale closure devices in 1,000 consecutive patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004;43:302-9.

Ostermayer SH, Reisman M, Kramer PH, Matthews RV, Gray WA, Block PC, Omran H, Bartorelli AL, Della Bella P, Di Mario C, Pappone C, Casale PN, Moses JW, Poppas A, Williams DO, Meier B, Skanes A, Teirstein PS, Lesh MD, Nakai T, Bayard Y, Billinger K, Trepels T, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion (PLAATO system) to prevent stroke in high-risk patients with non-rheumatic atrial fibrillation: results from the international multi-center feasibility trials. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005;46:9-14.

Hein R, Bayard Y, Taaffe M, Buscheck F, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Reschke M, Trepels T, Lissmann-Jensen H, Lang K, Romer A, Wilson N, Sievert H. Patent foramen ovale and left atrial appendage: new devices and methods for closure. Pediatr Cardiol. 2005;26:234-40.

Trepels T, Zeiher AM, Fichtlscherer S. The endothelium and inflammation. Endothelium. 2006;13:423-9.

Israel CW, Vlachojannis GJ, Trepels T, Spyridopoulos I. [Pacemaker quiz, 12th part]. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2006;17:112-5.

Ziebart T, Yoon CH, Trepels T, Wietelmann A, Braun T, Kiessling F, Stein S, Grez M, Ihling C, Muhly-Reinholz M, Carmona G, Urbich C, Zeiher AM, Dimmeler S. Sustained persistence of transplanted proangiogenic cells contributes to neovascularization and cardiac function after ischemia. Circ Res. 2008;103:1327-34.

Spyridopoulos I, Fichtlscherer S, Popp R, Toennes SW, Fisslthaler B, Trepels T, Zernecke A, Liehn EA, Weber C, Zeiher AM, Dimmeler S, Haendeler J. Caffeine enhances endothelial repair by an AMPK-dependent mechanism. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2008;28:1967-74.

Abstracts wissenschaftlicher Vorträge

SIEVERT H, WILSON N, ZADAN E, HORVATH K, KRUMSDORF U, TREPELS T. Katheterverschluß interatrialer Defekte mit dem neuen Helex- Okkluder. Z Kardiol 2001;90 Suppl 2:264

SIEVERT H, ZADAN E , HORVATH K, KRUMSDORF U, TREPELS T, SCHRÄDER R, FACH A, SCHERER D, MERLE H, SPIES H, ZEPLIN H. 3 Jahre Follow-up nach Katheterverschluß des ASD mit dem Amplatzer-Okkluder. Z Kardiol 2001;90 Suppl 2:173

Sievert H, Wilson N, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Fach A, Schrerer D. Catheter closure of patent foramen ovale: experience with the new Helex occluder. Europ Heart J 2001;22 Suppl:42

Sievert H, Krumsdorf U, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Fach A, Scherer D, Nowak B, Spies H, Schräder R. Catheter closure of atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale in association with atrial septal aneurysm using different devices. Europ Heart J 2001;22 Suppl:85

Sievert H, Trepels T, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Fach A, Scherer D, Merle H, Spies H, Zeplin H, Nowak B, Lißmann-Jensen H. Catheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Adults With the Amplatzer Occluder – Single Operator Experience in 135 Consecutive Patients. Am J Cardiol 2001;88 Suppl 5A:302

Sievert H, Wilson N, Trepels T, Billinger K, Zadan E. Catheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale With the New Helex Occluder. Am J Cardiol 2001;88 Suppl 5A:303

Sievert H, Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Zadan E, Trepels T, Fach A, Scherer D, Merle H, Spies H, Nowak B. Should the Size and the Morphology of a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Influence the Decision to Close it? Am J Cardiol 2001;88 Suppl 5A:305

Sievert H, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Fach A, Schräder R, Scherer D, Spies H, Lißmann-Jensen H, Bernd Nowak, Beykirch K-F, Theis R, Zeplin H. Catheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) for Prevention of Recurrent Embolic Stroke and TIA: Acute Results and Follow-up in 400 Patients. Am J Cardiol 2001; 88 Suppl 5A:304

Sievert H, Le TP, F Freudenthal, P Vaessen, RG Grabitz, Trepels T. Transcatheter Nitinol Coil Occlusion of Subaortic Ventricular Septal Defects: Initial Experience. Am J Cardiol 2001;88 Suppl 5A:301

Sievert H, Lesh MD, Trepels T, Ogi D, Goldman L, Scherer D. Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Transcatheter Occlusion (PLAATO) to Prevent Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation - First Human Experience. Abstracts of Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics, 13th Annual Symposium, Washington, DC, Sept. 11-16, 2001

Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Trepels T, Horvath K, Billinger K, Sievert H. Katheterverschluß intraatrialer Defekte bei Patienten mit Aneurysma des Vorhofseptums: Echokardiographische Beobachtungen. Z Kardiol 2001,90 Suppl 5:62

Krumsdorf U, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Billinger K, Sievert H. Sind Größe und Morphologie des Foramen ovale (PFO) prognostisch relevant?. Z Kardiol 2001; 90 Suppl 5:66

Sievert H, Le TP, Freudenthal F, Vaessen P, Grabitz RG, Trepels T. Transvenöser Verschluß perimembranöser Ventrikelseptumdefekte mit einer Nitionol- Spirale. Z Kardiol 2001; 90 Suppl 5:66

Sievert H, Horvath K, Zadan E, Krumsdorf U, Trepels T, Fach A, Merle H, Scherer D, Schräder R, Spies H, Nowak B, Lissmann-Jensen H. Patent Foramen Ovale Closure in Patients with Transient Ischemia Attack/Stroke. J Interv Cardiol 2001;14:261-266

Sievert H, Trepels T, Billinger K. Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Fach A, Scherer D, Schraeder R, Merle H, Spies H, Zeplin H, Nowak B, Lissmann- Jensen H. Catheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Adults with the Amplatzer Occluder: Acute and Follow- Up results in 178 Consecutive Patients. Circulation 2001;104(17)Suppl 1:2805

Sievert H, Wilson N, Trepels T, Hillis W, Billinger K, Zadan E, Salmon A, Schneider M, Hess J, Sebening W, Zahn E, Latson L. Catheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale: World Experience with the New Helex Occluder. Circulation 2001;104(17)Suppl 1:2806

Sievert H, Trepels T, Zadan E,Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Fach A, Schraeder R, Scherer D, Spies H, Lissmann- Jensen H, Nowak B, Beykirch KF, Theis R, Zeplin H,. PFO Catheter Closure for Prevention of Embolic Stroke and TIA in 400 Patients: Acute Results and Follow- Up. Circulation 2001;104(17)Suppl 1:3167

Trepels T, Sievert H, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K. Amplatzer- PFO- occluder: Case report of a perforation. Abstract Book of the 4th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, Oct 18- 20 2001, Frankfurt a.M.

Krumsdorf U, Trepels T, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H, Echocardiographic features of thrombi in atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale closure devices. Abstract Book of the 4th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, Oct 18- 20 2001, Frankfurt a.M

Krumsdorf U, Billinger K, Trepels T, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H: Echocardiographic characteristics of thrombus on atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale closure devices. European Journal of Echocardiography 2001;5:S1-S2

Trepels T, Sievert H, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K. Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Elderly Patients with Moderate to Severe Pulmonary Hypertension- Acute and Follow- Up Results in 42 Consecutive Patients. Journal of Coronary Artery Disease 2001,4(1):84

Sievert H, Trepels T, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Schräder R, Fach A, Scherer D, Merle H, Spies H, Zeplin H, Nowak B, Lißmann-Jensen H. Catheter closure of atrial septal defects in adults with the Amplatzer occluder - Acute and follow-up results in 178 consecutive patients. Circulation 2001;104 Suppl II:593

Sievert H, Wilson N, Trepels T, Hillis WS, Billinger K, Zadan E, Salmon A, Schneider M, Hess J, Sebening W, Zahn E, Latson L. Catheter closure of patent foramen ovale: World experience with the new Helex occluder. Circulation 2001;104 Suppl II:593

Sievert H, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Fach A, Schräder R, Scherer D, Spies H, Lißmann-Jensen H, Bernd Nowak, Beykirch K-F, Theis R, Zeplin H. PFO Catheter Closure for Prevention of Recurrent Embolic Stroke and TIA in 400 Patients: Acute Results and Follow-up. Circulation 2001;104 Suppl II:670

Trepels T, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Sievert H. Katheterverschluß des Persistierenden Foramen Ovale (PFO) zur Prävention paradoxer Embolien- früh- und mittelfristige Ergebnisse bei 295 konsekutiven Patienten. Zeitschrift für Gefäßkrankheiten 2001;30 Suppl 59:29

KRUMSDORF U, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, HORVATH K, ZADAN E, SIEVERT H. Echocardiographic characteristics of thrombus on atrial septal defect and patent foramen ovale closure devices. Euroecho 2001;5 Suppl:S1-S2

Sievert H, Billinger K, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Fach A, Spies H, Schraeder R, Lissmann- Jensen H, Schulte B, Nowak B. Prevention of Recurrent Stroke and TIA in Patent Foramen Ovale: Acute Results and Follow- Up of Transcatheter PFO Closure in 450 Patients. Stroke 2002;33: 348

Sievert H, Lesh MD, Trepels T, Ogi D, Goldman L, Scherer D. Percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion (PLAATO) to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation – First human experience. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;39 Suppl A: 6

Sievert H, Lesh MD, Trepels T, Omran H, Bartorelli AL, Della Bella P, Ogi D, Fleschenberg D, Goldmann L, Scherer D. Perkutaner Verschluß des linken Vorhofohres zur Embolieprophylaxe bei Vorhofflimmern- Erster Einsatz beim Menschen. Z Kardiol 2002;91 Suppl 1:224

Krumsdorf U, Wilson N, Sievert H, Trepels T, Hillis W.S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Salmon A, Schneider M, Hess J, Sebening W, Zahn E, Ewert P, Qureshi S, Carminati M, De Giovanni J, Maymone-Martins F, Latson L. Catheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale: World Experience With the New Helex Occluder. Cardiology in the Young 2002;12 Suppl 1:72

Krumsdorf U, Billinger K, Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Catheter closure of Patent foramen ovale for secondary prevention of TIAs and strokes: Acute Results and Follow up in 471 Patients. Cardiology in the Young 2002;12 Suppl 1:69

Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K, Ostermayer S, Trepels T, Billinger K, Sievert H. Advantages and limitations of ASD closure with the Amplatzer-occluder: Single center experience in 209 consecutive adult patients. Cardiology in the Young 2002;12 Suppl 1:69

Krumsdorf U, Trepels T, Horvath K, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Catheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale with the Amplatzer PFO Occluder in 103 Consecutive Patients. Cardiology in the Young 2002;12 Suppl 1:78

Krumsdorf U, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Trepels T, Zadan E,Horvath K, Sievert H. Is There a Risk of Thrombus Formation on ASD and PFO Closure Devices?. Cardiology in the Young 2002;12 Suppl 1:29

Krumsdorf U, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Trepels T, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Is There a Risk of Thrombus Formation on ASD and PFO Closure Devices? Abstractbook of the AGA Medical 4th International Symposium, Porto, Portugal, May 16, 2002, p. 33

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Interventional Closure of Atrial Septal Defects (ASD) in Adults With the Amplatzer Device- Our Experience in 212 Consecutive Patients. Cath Cardiovasc Interv 2002,56:149

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Persistent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in Patients with Paradoxical Embolism – Midterm Results in 362 Consecutive Patients. Cath Cardiovasc Interv 2002,56:144

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Patients with Moderate to Severe Pulmonary Hypertension- Acute and Follow up Results in 46 Consecutive Patients. Cath Cardiovasc Interv 2002,56:144

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Persistent Foramen Ovale with the new Helex Occluder. Acute and Follow- up Results in 97 Consecutive Patients. Cath Cardiovasc Interv 2002,56:144

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Patients With Moderate to Severe Pulmonary Hypertension - Acute and Follow-up Results in 48 Consecutive Patients. Abstract Book of the 5th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, June 5-8 2002, Frankfurt a.M, p. 84

Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Trepels T, Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H, Fach A, Scherer D, Spies H, Ensslen R, Merle H, Lißmann- Jensen H, Babaic U. Late Complications after transcatheter ASD- closure: Do we have to expect complications during long- term follow- up? Abstract Book of the 5th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, June 5-8 2002, Frankfurt a.M, p. 80

Krumsdorf U, Lesh MD, Omran H, Bartorelli A, Della Bella P, DiMario C, Kramer P, Block P, Gray W, Reisman M, Nakai T, Billinger K, Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Scherer D, Fleschenberg D, Sievert H. Novel Device for Left Atrial Appendage Transcatheter Closure (PLAATO) to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Acute and Midterm Results. Abstract Book of the 5th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, June 5-8 2002, Frankfurt a.M, p. 75

BILLINGER K, WILSON N, TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, KRUMSDORF U, ZADAN E, SALMON A, SCHNEIDER M, HESS J, SEBENING W, EWERT P, QURESHI S, CARMINATI M, DE GIOVANNI J, MAYMONE-MARTINS F, SIEVERT H. The European experience in catheter closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) with the Helex occluder. 5th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease, Frankfurt, Germany, June 6-8, 2002

SIEVERT H, KRUMSDORF U, OSTERMAYER S, TREPELS T, BILLINGER K, HORVATH K, ZADAN E, THEIS R, BEYKIRCH K-F. Transcatheter closure of patent foramen ovale for prevention of paradoxical embolism and embolic stroke: Acute results and follow up in 390 consecutive patients. J Neurol 2002;249 Suppl 1:32

SIEVERT H, LESH MD, OSTERMAYER S, KRUMSDORF U, TREPELS T, BILLINGER K, OGI D, OMRAN H, BARTORELLI A, DELLA BELLA P, FLESCHENBERG D, SCHERER D, THEIS R, BEYKIRCH K-F. Percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion: A new treatment modality to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. J Neurol 2002;249 Suppl 1:10

Sievert H, Trepels T. Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Elderly Patients with the Amplatzer ASD Occluder- Acute and Follow up Results in 45 Consecutive Patients. Abstracts of the 8th World Congress on Heart Failure, Washington DC, USA, July 13- 16 2002

SIEVERT H, TREPELS T. Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Elderly Patients With the Amplatzer ASD Occluder: Acute and Follow-up Results in 45 Consecutive Patients. J Heart Failure 2002;7:30

Trepels T, Horvath K, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Interventional Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale with the Amplatzer PFO Occluder: Complications and Follow-Up Results in 126 Patients. Eur Heart J 2002,23:438

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Percutanous Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Patients With Moderate to Severe Pulmonary Hypertension - Follow-up Results and Complications in 48 Consecutive Patients. Eur Heart J 2002, 23:438

Sievert H, Lesh MD, Krumsdorf U, Ogi D, Omran H, Bartorelli AL, Trepels T, Billinger K. Novel device for percutaneous left atrial appendage transcatheter occlusion (PLAATO) to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. Eur Heart J 2002, 23:498

Krumsdorf U, Trepels T, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. Four year follow-up of ASD catheter closure with the Amplatzer septal occluder in adults: single center experience in 223 patients. Eur Heart J 2002, 23:692

Billinger K, Sievert H, Wilson N, Salmon AP, Schneider M, Hess J, Sebening W, Ewert P, Qureshi S, Carminati M, De Giovanni J, Maymone-Martins F, Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Krumsdorf U. Catheter closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) with the Helex occluder: the European experience. Eur Heart J 2002, 23:693

Krumsdorf U, Billinger K, Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Advantages and limitations of ASD and PFO closure with the CardioSEAL-STARFlex-occluder: single center experience in 110 adult patients. Eur Heart J 2002, 23:693

Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Ostermayer S, Billinger S, Zadan E, Trepels T, Sievert H. Incidence and clinical outcome of thrombus formation on ASD and PFO closure devices in 900 consecutive patients. Eur Heart J 2002, 23:624

OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, HORVATH K, KRUMSDORF U, ZADAN E, FACH A, SCHERER D, BABIC U, SIEVERT H. Langzeitergebnisse nach interventionellem ASD-Verschluss: Mit welchen Komplikationen ist zu rechnen? Z Kardiol 2002;91, Suppl 5:32

BILLINGER K, OSTERMAYER S, TREPELS T, KRUMSDORF U, THEIS R; BEYKIRCH K-F, SIEVERT H. Kathetertechnischer Verschluss des persistierenden Foramen Ovale (PFO) mit dem CardioSEAL-STARFlex-Okkluder zur Rezidivprophylaxe thrombembolischer Ereignisse: Erfolge und Komplikationen bei 91 konsekutiven Patienten. Z Kardiol 2002;91, Suppl 5:31

BILLINGER K, WILSON N, TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, KRUMSDORF U, SALMON A, SCHNEIDER M, HESS J, SEBENING W, EWERT P, QURESHI S, CARMINATI M, DEGIOVANNI J, MAYMONE-MARTINS F, SIEVERT H. Katheterverschluss des Foramen Ovale (PFO) mit dem Helex Okkluder - Ergebnisse der Europäischen Multicenterstudie. Z Kardiol 2002;91, Suppl 5:12

KRUMSDORF U, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, HORVATH K, ZADAN E, FACH A, LIßMANN-JENSEN H, SCHULTZE H.J., SIEVERT H. Katheterverschluss eines Aneurysma spuriums der Aorta ascendens. Z Kardiol 2002;91, Suppl 5:82

KRUMSDORF U, TREPELS T, BILLINGER K, OSTERMAYER S, SCHERER D, OMRAN H, LESH M, BARTORELLI A, DELLA BELLA P, DIMARIO C, KRAMER P, BLOCK P, REISMAN M, NAKAI T, SIEVERT H. Perkutaner Verschluss des linken Vorhofohres zur Embolieprophylaxe bei Vorhofflimmern: Akute und mittelfristige Ergebnisse der weltweiten Multicenterstudie. Z Kardiol 2002;91, Suppl 5:85

KRUMSDORF U, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, HORVATH K, ZADAN E, SIEVERT H. Thrombus formation on ASD- and PFO closure devices: Incidence and clinical course [Thromben auf ASD - und PFO Schirmen: Inzidenz und klinischer Verlauf]. Z Kardiol 2002;91, Suppl 5:31

TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, KRUMSDORF U, Horvath K, Zadan E, SIEVERT H. Perkutaner Verschluß von Vorhofseptumdefekten bei Patienten mit schwerer pulmonaler Hypertonie- Mittelfristige Ergebnisse bei 48 Patienten. Z Kardiol 2002,91(Suppl 5):32

TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, Horvath K, Zadan E, KRUMSDORF U, SIEVERT H (2002) Kathetherverschluß von Vorhofseptumdefekten bei über 60 Jährigen - Früh- und mittelfristige Ergebnisse bei 100 Patienten. Z Kardiol 2002,91(Suppl 5):33

SIEVERT H, LESH MD, NAKAI T, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, OMRAN H, BARTORELLI A, DELLA BELLA P, REISMAN M, GRAY W, DIMARIO C, BLOCK P, KRAMER P, WILLIAMS D, POPPAS A, SKANES A, KRUMSDORF U, SCHERER D. Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Transcatheter Occlusion (PLAATO) to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation - Initial Results of the Multicenter Feasibility Trial. Stroke 2002;34:307

SIEVERT H, LESH MD, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, OMRAN H, BARTORELLI A, DELLA BELLA P, NAKAI T, REISMAN M, GRAY W, DIMARIO C; BLOCK P; KRAMER P; WILLIAMS D, POPPAS A, SKANES A, KRUMSDORF U, SCHERER D. Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Transcatheter Occlusion (PLAATO™) to Prevent Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation - Initial Results of the Multicenter Feasibility Trial. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;41 Suppl A:79

SIEVERT H, KRUMSDORF U, HORVATH K, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T Thrombus Formation on ASD and PFO Closure Devices: Incidence and Clinical Outcome in 1000 Consecutive Patients. J Am Coll Cardiol 2002;41 Suppl A:473

SIEVERT H, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, KRUMSDORF U, R THEIS, K-F BEYKIRCH (2002) Transcatheter Closure Of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) For Prevention Of Paradoxical Embolism And Recurrent Embolic Stroke With The CardioSEAL-STARFlex-Occluder. Am J Cardiol 90 Suppl 6A:38

SIEVERT H, LESH MD, OMRAN H, BARTORELLI A, DELLA BELLA P, DIMARIO C, KRAMER P, BLOCK P, GRAY W, REISMAN M, NAKAI T, TREPELS T, BILLINGER K, SCHERER D, KRUMSDORF U, OSTERMAYER S, FLESCHENBERG D. Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Transcatheter Occlusion (PLAATO) to Prevent Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation - First Human Experience. Eur J Neurol 2002;9 Suppl 2:33

SIEVERT H, BILLINGER K, OSTERMAYER S, KRUMSDORF U, TREPELS T, R THEIS, K-F BEYKIRCH. Catheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale for Prevention of Recurrent Embolic Stroke With the CardioSEAL-STARFlex-Occluder: Acute Results and Follow-up in 83 Consecutive Patients. Eur J Neurol 2002;9 Suppl 2:166-167

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger, K, Krumsdorf U, Lesh M, Nakai, T, Omran H, Bartorelli H, Della Bella P, Reisman M, Gray W, DiMario C; Block P, Kramer P; Williams D, Poppas A, Skanes A, Meier B, Scherer D, Sievert H. Percutaneous Occlusion of the Left Atrial Appendage- A novel technique to prevent thrombembolism in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. Selected Abstracts of the MCM 2003, page 11

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Advantages and Limitations of Interventional Closure of Atrial Septal Defects in Adults With the Amplatzer Device– A single center Experience in 250 Consecutive Patients. Selected Abstracts of the MCM 2003, page 12

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Zadan E, Horvath K, Krumsdorf U, Sievert H. Profitieren Patientin mit schwerer pulmonaler Hypertonie vom perkutanen Verschluß des Vorhofseptumdefektes (ASD II)?. Z Kardiol 2003,92 Suppl.1:301

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Perkutaner Verschluß von Vorhofseptumdefekten bei über 60 Jährigen - Unsere Ergebnisse bei 109 Patienten. Z Kardiol 2003,92 Suppl.1:275

Ostermayer S. Billiger K. Trepels T. Krumsdorf U, Zadan E, Horvath K, Sievert H. Interventioneller Verschluß des persistierneden Foramen oale (PFO) mit dem Cardioseal/ Starflex Okkluder zur Prävention von paradoxen Embolien und Schlaganfällen: Kurz- und mittelfristige Ergebnisse bei 122 Patienten. Z Kardiol 2003,92 Suppl.1:300

Ostermayer S, Trepels T, Billinger K, Krumsdorf U, Horvath K, Zadan E, Sievert H. Interventioneller ASD Verschluß bei Patienten mit Vorhofseptumaneurysma. Z Kardiol 2003,92 Suppl.1:83

Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Trepels T, Lesh M, Omran H, Bartorelli A, Della Bella P, Reismann M, DiMario C, Block P. Kramer P, Williams D, Skanes A, Krumsdorf U, Meier B, Sievert H. Der mechanische Verschluß des linken Vorhofohres zur Prävention von Schlaganfällen bei Patienten mit Vorhofflimmern. Z Kardiol 2003,92 Suppl.1:144

BILLINGER K, RESCHKE M, TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, ZADAN E, HORVATH K, SIEVERT H. Transcatheter closure of Patent foramen ovale for secondary prevention of TIAs and strokes: Acute Results and Follow up in 597 Patients. Cerebrovasc Dis 2003;16 Suppl 4:73

OSTERMAYER S, RESCHKE M, TREPELS T, BILLINGER K, LESH M, NAKAI T, BARTORELLI A, DIMARIO C, OMRAN H, REISMAN M, KRAMER P, BLOCK P, WILLIAMS D, POPPAS A, MOSES J, MATTHEWS R, SKANES A, MEIER B, SIEVERT H. Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation: Early and mid-term results. Cerebrovasc Dis 2003;16 Suppl 4:73

TREPELS T, OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, SIEVERT H. Atrial fibrillation following catheter closure of interatrial communications: Single center experience in 1184 patients. Cerebrovasc Dis 2003;16 Suppl 4:74

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Lesh M, Nakai T, Billinger K, Omran H, Bartorelli A, Della Bella P, Reisman M, Gray M, DiMario C, Block P, Kramer P, Williams P, Poppas A, Skanes A, Meier B, Scherer D, Sievert H. Catheter Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: The Worldwide Multicenter Experience. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2003,59:114

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Sievert H. Transcatheter Closure of Interatrial Communications in 1184 Patients: Predictors, Incidence and Management of Post Interventional Atrial Fibrillation. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2003,59:114

Trepels T, Billinger K, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. Helex Septal Occluder for Percutaneous ASD Closure: A Prospective Single Center Study in 36 Adult Patients. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2003,59:148-149

Trepels T, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Sievert H. A Prospective Single Center Study On Percutaneous ASD Closure With The Helex Septal Occluder. Cardiology in the Young 2003;13 Suppl 1:84

Trepels T, Billinger K, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. Do We Have To Expect Atrial Fibrillation After Transcatheter Closure of Interatrial Communications? Single Center Experience in 1184 Patients. Cardiology in the Young 2003;13 Suppl 1:25

OSTERMAYER S, BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, NAKAI T, LESH M, OMRAN H, BARTORELLI A, DELLA BELLA P, REISMAN M, DIMARIO C, BLOCK P, KRAMER P, WILLIAMS D, POPPAS A, MATTHEWS R, MOSES J, SKANES A, MEIER B, SIEVERT H. A novel device to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation. Cardiol Young 2003;13, Suppl 1:86

BILLINGER K, OSTERMAYER S, TREPELS T, RESCHKE M, HORVATH K, ZADAN E, SIEVERT H. Transcatheter Closure of Large Interatrial Defects (>25 mm) Using the Amplatzer Septal Occluder (ASO) - Midterm Results in 63 Consecutive Patients. Abstracts of the 6th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease and Other Non-coronary Procedures, Frankfurt, Germany, June 19-21, 2003, p.178

BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, RESCHKE M, OSTERMAYER S, SIEVERT H. Short Term Complications within 6 Months Following Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in 703 Consecutive Patients. Abstracts of the 6th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease and Other Non-coronary Procedures, Frankfurt, Germany, June 19-21, 2003, p.179

Ostermayer S, Reschke M, Billinger K, Trepels T, Moses J, Kramer P, Omran H, Bartorelli P, Della Bella P, Block P, DiMario C, Williams D, Poppas A, Reismann, M, Gray W, Matthews R, Skanes A, Meier B, Nakai T, Lesh M, Scherer D, Sievert H. Left Atrial Appendage Closure for Prevention of Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation- The PLAATO Device. Abstracts of the 6th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease and Other Non-coronary Procedures, Frankfurt, Germany, June 19-21, 2003, p.159

Reschke M, Ostermayer S, Billinger K, Trepels T, Sievert H. Percutaneus Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Using the CardioSeal- Starflex. Abstracts of the 6th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease and Other Non-coronary Procedures, Frankfurt, Germany, June 19-21, 2003, p.199

Trepels T, Reschke M, Billinger K, Ostermayer S, Sievert H. The Helex Septal Occluder for Percutaneus ASD Closure. Abstracts of the 6th International Workshop on Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease and Other Non-coronary Procedures, Frankfurt, Germany, June 19-21, 2003, p.207

OSTERMAYER S, TREPELS T, BILLINGER K, NAKAI T, LESH M, OMRAN H, BARTORELLI A, DELLA BELLA P, REISMAN M, GRAY W, DIMARIO C, BLOCK P, KRAMER P, WILLIAMS D, POPPAS A, SKANES A, MEIER B, SCHERER D, SIEVERT H. Percutaneous Closure of the Left Atrial Appendage to Prevent Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Short- and Mid-term Results. J Heart Dis 2003;3:32

BILLINGER K, TREPELS T, RESCHKE M, OSTERMAYER S, ZADAN E, HORVATH K, SIEVERT H. Interventional Atrial Septal Defect Closure in Aldults Using the Amplatzer Septal Occluder (ASO)-Outcome in 78 Consecutive Patients With Large Defects (= 25 mm). Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2003;60:140

BILLINGER K, OSTERMAYERR S, TREPELS T, RESCHKE M, HORVATH K, ZADAN E, SIEVERT H. Percutaneous Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) Closure in Patients With an Atrial Septal Aneurysm. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2003;60:131