Johannes Nordmeyer

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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) enables treatment of aortic stenosis with no need for open heart surgery. According to current guidelines, only patients considered at high surgical risk can be treated with TAVI. In this study, patient-specific analyses were performed to explore the feasibility of TAVI in morphologies, which are currently(More)
Clinical and animal studies suggest that estrogen receptors are involved in the development of myocardial hypertrophy and heart failure. In this study, we investigated whether human myocardial estrogen receptor alpha (ERalpha) expression, localization, and association with structural proteins was altered in end stage-failing hearts. We found a 1.8-fold(More)
OBJECTIVE The Ross procedure offers good autograft function and low reoperation rates for the neoaortic valve; however, the rate of conduit dysfunction in the right ventricular outflow tract remains a concern. This study assessed percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation in this setting. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed outcomes of 12 patients (mean(More)
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