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The Dangerous Patent Foramen Ovale: Device Closure for Stroke Patients with High-Risk Patent Foramen Ovale.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2019 Oct 1;32(10):1366-1367. Epub 2019 Aug 1.

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2019.06.010DOI Listing
October 2019

Patent Foramen Ovale and Ischemic Stroke in Patients With Pulmonary Embolism.

Ann Intern Med 2019 Oct;171(7):527

University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California (P.K., J.M.T.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/L19-0478DOI Listing
October 2019

Long-term clinical outcomes of Amplatzer cardiac plug versus Amulet occluders for left atrial appendage closure.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2019 Oct 21. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28530DOI Listing
October 2019

Closure of the patent foramen ovale stepping out of the Cinderella role.

Cardiovasc Revasc Med 2018 Oct - Nov;19(7 Pt B):812-813. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carrev.2018.08.006DOI Listing
July 2019

Right-to-left shunt in cryptogenic cerebrovascular event: fleas and lice.

Eur Heart J 2019 Jul;40(25):2017

Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, CH-3010 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz161DOI Listing
July 2019

PFO-Mediated Stroke: Exposing the Misnomer of "Cryptogenic" Stroke.

Am J Cardiol 2019 Jun 16;123(12):2059-2060. Epub 2019 Mar 16.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2019.03.031DOI Listing
June 2019

[Myocardial bridging: a contemporary review].

Rev Med Suisse 2019 Jun;15(655):1232-1238

Service de cardiologie, Inselspital, 3010 Bern.

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June 2019

PFO and Cryptogenic Stroke: When Should It Be Closed?

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2019 May 12;72(5):369-372. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rec.2018.11.004DOI Listing
May 2019

Percutaneous patent foramen ovale closure during live case demonstrations.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2019 Apr 12;93(5):982-988. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28018DOI Listing
April 2019

Perkutane koronare Intervention: das nächste Kapitel ist aufgeschlagen.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

Praxis (Bern 1994) 2019 Apr;108(6):379

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1024/1661-8157/a003228DOI Listing
April 2019

Patent Foramen Ovale and Hypoxemia.

Cardiol Rev 2019 Jan/Feb;27(1):34-40

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CRD.0000000000000205DOI Listing
March 2019

Amplatzer patent foramen ovale occluder: safety and efficacy.

Expert Rev Med Devices 2019 Mar 18;16(3):173-182. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

a Department of Cardiology , University Hospital of Bern , Bern , Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17434440.2019.1581060DOI Listing
March 2019

Fallacies of Evidence-Based Medicine in Cardiovascular Medicine.

Am J Cardiol 2019 Feb 24;123(4):690-694. Epub 2018 Nov 24.

Department of Cardiology, University Heart Center, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.11.004DOI Listing
February 2019

Device Closure of the Patent Foramen: The Longer You Look, the More You Like It.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 01;73(3):288-290

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.10.062DOI Listing
January 2019

Optimal stroke prevention in patients with patent foramen ovale.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

Lancet Neurol 2018 12 16;17(12):1027-1028. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422(18)30369-7DOI Listing
December 2018

Atrial Fibrillation After Percutaneous Patent Foramen Ovale Closure.

Am J Cardiol 2018 09 5;122(5):915. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Bern; Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.05.035DOI Listing
September 2018

Patent Foramen Ovale Closure-When Number Needed to Treat and Number Needed to Harm Do Not Tell the Whole Story.

Am J Cardiol 2018 06 13;121(11):1447. Epub 2018 Feb 13.

Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.02.003DOI Listing
June 2018

Closure of the patent foramen ovale, if only a stitch in time saved nine.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

EuroIntervention 2018 06 8;14(3):e250-e251. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://www.pcronline.com/eurointervention/136th_issue/41
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJV14I3A41DOI Listing
June 2018

The evil of the patent foramen ovale: we are seeing but the tip of the iceberg.

Eur Heart J 2018 05;39(18):1650-1652

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy134DOI Listing
May 2018

The world's first 2 coronary angioplasty patients.

Eur Heart J 2018 May;39(18):1588-1589

J. W. Goethe University Frankfurt Falltorweg 8 63303 Dreieich, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehy193DOI Listing
May 2018

History of Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion with AMPLATZER Devices.

Interv Cardiol Clin 2018 Apr;7(2):151-158

AHEPA University Hospital, Interbalkan European Medical Centre, Thessaloniki, Greece.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S22117458173016
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iccl.2017.12.007DOI Listing
April 2018

Incidence, Prevention, and Management of Periprocedural Complications of Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion.

Interv Cardiol Clin 2018 Apr;7(2):243-252

Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, 2775 Laurel Street, Level 9, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z1M9, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iccl.2017.12.008DOI Listing
April 2018

Patent foramen ovale closure vs. medical therapy for recurrent stroke prevention: Evolution of treatment effect during follow-up.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Mar 4;255:29-31. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.01.001DOI Listing
March 2018

What Lies Beneath Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Know Your Enemy.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2018 03;11(3):e006360

From the Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.118.006360DOI Listing
March 2018

Cryptogenic Stroke and Patent Foramen Ovale.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 03;71(9):1035-1043

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2017.12.059DOI Listing
March 2018

[Patent foramen ovele, good reasons to close it].

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2018 Mar 5;143(5):354-356. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-121625DOI Listing
March 2018

Interventional and surgical occlusion of the left atrial appendage.

Nat Rev Cardiol 2017 Dec 10;14(12):727-743. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

University Heart Center, Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2017.107DOI Listing
December 2017

Left atrial appendage closure for prevention of death, stroke, and bleeding in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Dec 26;249:234-246. Epub 2017 Aug 26.

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.08.049DOI Listing
December 2017

Editorial Commentary: Closure of the patent foramen ovale viewed from a different angle.

Trends Cardiovasc Med 2017 11 11;27(8):582-584. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

Department of Cardiology, University Heart Center, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tcm.2017.07.003DOI Listing
November 2017

Transseptal Puncture Through Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder for Left Atrial Appendage Closure.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2017 11;10(21):2222-2223

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2017.04.038DOI Listing
November 2017

Left atrial appendage closure for prevention of cardioembolic events.

Swiss Med Wkly 2016 31;146:w14298. Epub 2016 May 31.

Cardiology, Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4414/smw.2016.14298DOI Listing
September 2017

No significant gender difference in hospitalizations for acute coronary syndrome in Switzerland over the time period of 2001 to 2010.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Sep 13;243:59-64. Epub 2017 May 13.

Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.05.045DOI Listing
September 2017

Left atrial appendage occlusion.

EuroIntervention 2017 Sep;13(AA):AA78-AA84

University Heart Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00412DOI Listing
September 2017

Economy Class Syndrome, Patent Foramen Ovale and Stroke.

Am J Cardiol 2017 08 3;120(3):e29. Epub 2016 Aug 3.

Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2016.07.047DOI Listing
August 2017

Propensity-Score Matched Comparison of the Cera PFO Occluder With the Amplatzer PFO Occluder for Percutaneous Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale Without Echocardiographic Guidance.

J Invasive Cardiol 2017 Aug 15;29(8):280-284. Epub 2017 May 15.

Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland.

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August 2017

Andreas Roland Grüntzig, the man.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

Eur Heart J 2017 07;38(28):2161-2163

University Hospital of Bern 3010 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx334DOI Listing
July 2017

His master's art, Andreas Grüntzig's approach to performing and teaching coronary angioplasty.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

EuroIntervention 2017 05;13(1):15-27

University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJV13I1A2DOI Listing
May 2017

Fermeture du foramen ovale perméable (FOP) : toujours pertinent ?

Rev Med Suisse 2017 Jan;13(547):200-201

Clinique universitaire de cardiologie, Hôpital de l'Ile, 3010 Berne.

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January 2017

Verschluss des permeablen Foramen ovale (PFO): Noch relevant ?

Rev Med Suisse 2017 Jan;13(547):221-222

Universitätsklinik für Kardiologie, Inselspital, Universität Bern, 3010 Berne.

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January 2017

Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion: Effect of device positioning on outcome.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2016 Oct 28;88(4):656-664. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

University Heart Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.26646DOI Listing
October 2016

Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale: an underutilized prevention?

Eur Heart J 2016 Jul 6;37(26):2023-8. Epub 2015 Aug 6.

Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv376DOI Listing
July 2016

Interventional cardiology, where real life and science do not necessarily meet.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

Eur Heart J 2016 Jul 4;37(26):2014-9. Epub 2016 Jul 4.

Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital of Bern, Bern CH-3010, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehw220DOI Listing
July 2016

The plug for the appendage.

EuroIntervention 2016 Jun;12(2):e290

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, GFO Hospitals Bonn, Bonn, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJV12I2A44DOI Listing
June 2016

Preprocedural High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T and Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Stable Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2016 06;9(6)

From the Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Switzerland (T.Z., L.R., K.C.K., R.P., T.P., S.S., A.A.K., P.W., S.B., A.M., A.F., C.M., B.M., S.W.); Applied Health Research Centre, St Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada (P.J.); Center for Laboratory Medicine, Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland (G.M.F.); and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland (D.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.115.003202DOI Listing
June 2016

Catheter-based treatment of paravalvular leaks.

EuroIntervention 2016 May;12 Suppl X:X55-X60

University Heart Center, UniversitätsSpital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJV12SXA11DOI Listing
May 2016

Patent foramen ovale: indications for closure and techniques.

EuroIntervention 2016 May;12 Suppl X:X7-X12

UniversitätsSpital Zurich, University Heart Center, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJV12SXA2DOI Listing
May 2016

Safety and efficacy of ticagrelor and clopidogrel in primary percutaneous coronary intervention.

Heart 2016 Apr 4;102(8):617-25. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden Uppsala Clinical Research Center, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308963DOI Listing
April 2016

Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Closure: How Easy Can it Get?

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

J Invasive Cardiol 2015 Dec 15;27(12):E302. Epub 2015 Oct 15.

Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland.

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December 2015

Closure of the patent foramen ovale, perhaps the best thing interventional cardiology has to offer.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Nov;86(6):1085-6

Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.26274DOI Listing
November 2015

Teachable moment or missed opportunity?

Eur Heart J 2015 Nov;36(41):2762

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November 2015

Validation of the Valve Academic Research Consortium Bleeding Definition in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation.

J Am Heart Assoc 2015 Sep 25;4(10):e002135. Epub 2015 Sep 25.

Department of Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland (S.S., G.G.S., T.P., F.P., F.L., R.P., A.A.K., L., B.M., P.W., S.W.) Department of Clinical Research, Clinical Trials Unit, Bern, Switzerland (D.H., S.W.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.115.002135DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4845126PMC
September 2015

Percutaneous closure of the patent foramen ovale, easy does it.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Jul 27;86(1):113-4. Epub 2015 May 27.

Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.26046DOI Listing
July 2015

Percutaneous Transcatheter Closure for Aortic Puncture and Paravalvular Leak Closure With the New Amplatzer III Device.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Jul 24;8(8):e129-e130. Epub 2015 Jun 24.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2015.02.027DOI Listing
July 2015

Effect of Pulmonary Hypertension Hemodynamic Presentation on Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Severe Symptomatic Aortic Valve Stenosis Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Insights From the New Proposed Pulmonary Hypertension Classification.

Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Jul;8(7):e002358

From the Department of Cardiology (C.J.O., P.W., O.C., S.S., E.S., T.Z., F.P., T.P., A.A.K., B.M., S.W., L.B.), Clinical Trials Unit (J.R.-W., D.H., S.W.), Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (J.R.-W., D.H., S.W.), Department of Cardiovascular Surgery (C.H., T.C.), Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland; Department of Cardiology, Stadtspital Triemli, Zürich, Switzerland (C.J.O., D.T.); and Department of Cardiology, University Heart Center, Zürich, Switzerland (F.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.114.002358DOI Listing
July 2015

Clinical impact of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions.

Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2015 May;8(5)

From the Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland (K.C.K., L.R., T.Z., P.W., S.S., A.M., A.A.K., T.P., S.B., C.M., B.M., S.W.); and Institute of Primary Health Care (P.J.), Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (D.H.), and Clinical Trials Unit, Department of Clinical Research (S.W.), University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.114.002053DOI Listing
May 2015

Percutaneous Closure of Atrial Septal Defects: Contraindications Are Hard to Find These Days.

Authors:
Bernhard Meier

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Apr;8(4):607-8

Cardiovascular Department, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2015.02.007DOI Listing
April 2015

Impact of mitral regurgitation on clinical outcomes of patients with low-ejection fraction, low-gradient severe aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Feb;8(2):e001895

From the Department of Cardiology (C.J.O., S.S., A.B., T.Z., T.P., F.P., L.B., A.A.K., S.B., B.M., S.Z., P.W., S.W.), Department of Cardiovascular Surgery (C.H., T.C.), and Clinical Trials Unit (D.H.), Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland; and Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland (D.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.114.001895DOI Listing
February 2015

Once normal coronary arteries, always normal coronary arteries?

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2015 Feb;85(3):406-7

Department of Cardiology, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccd.25805DOI Listing
February 2015