Ralf J. Holzer

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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to compare the safety and efficacy of surgical, stent, and balloon angioplasty (BA) treatment of native coarctation acutely and at follow-up. BACKGROUND(More)
INTRODUCTION Since the 1980s, stent implantation has evolved as an important therapeutic strategy for coarctation of the aorta. However, available data is frequently flawed by short follow-up, lack(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the immediate and midterm results of transcatheter closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defect (PmVSD) using the Amplatzer membranous VSD occluder (AMVSD). METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVES We sought to report the results of a U.S. registry of device closure of congenital muscular ventricular septal defects (VSDs) using the new Amplatzer mVSD occluder (AGA Medical Corp.,(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate variation in practice surrounding elective cardiac catheterization in patients with single-ventricle (SV) congenital heart disease. DESIGN(More)