Charitos EI, Takkenberg JJ, Hanke T, Gorski A, Botha C, Franke U, Dodge-Khatami A, Hoerer J, Lange R, Moritz A, Ferrari-Kuehne K, Hetzer R, Huebler M, Bogers AJ, Stierle U, Sievers HH, Hemmer W. Reoperations on the pulmonary autograft and pulmonary homograft after the Ross procedure: An update on the German Dutch Ross Registry. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012; 144(4):813-821.

Charitos EI, Stierle U, Ziegler PD, Baldewig M, Robinson DR, Sievers HH, Hanke T. A comprehensive evaluation of rhythm monitoring strategies for the detection of atrial fibrillation recurrence: insights from 647 continuously monitored patients and implications for monitoring after therapeutic interventions. Circulation 2012; 126(7):806-814.

Charitos EI, Stierle U, Sievers HH. Letter by Charitos et al regarding article, "Reoperation of left heart valve bioprostheses according to age at implantation". Circulation 2012; 125(15):e583.

Charitos EI, Stierle U, Hanke T, Schmidtke C, Sievers HH, Richardt D. Long-term results of 203 young and middle-aged patients with more than 10 years of follow-up after the original subcoronary Ross operation. Ann Thorac Surg 2012; 93(2):495-502.

Eberhardt F, Hanke T, Fitschen J, Heringlake M, Bode F, Schunkert H, Wiegand UK. AV interval optimization using pressure volume loops in dual chamber pacemaker patients with maintained systolic left ventricular function. Clin Res Cardiol 2012; 101(8):647-653.

Guldner NW, Bastian F, Weigel G, Zimmermann H, Maleika M, Scharfschwerdt M, Rohde D, Sievers HH. Nanocoating with titanium reduces iC3b- and granulocyte-activating immune response against glutaraldehyde-fixed bovine pericardium: a new technique to improve biologic heart valve prosthesis durability? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012; 143(5):1152-1159.

Israel CW, Bansch D, Bocker D, Butter C, Chun J, Deisenhofer I, Eckardt L, Geller JC, Hanke T, Klingenheben T, Piorkowski C, Schumacher B. [Recommendations of the Working Group of Arrhythmias of the German Society of Cardiology on the approach to patients with Riata(R) and Riata ST(R) leads (St. Jude Medical). Nucleus of the Working Group of Arrhythmias of the German Society of Cardiology]. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 2012; 23(2):107-115.

Klotz S, Scharfschwerdt M, Richardt D, Sievers HH. Failed valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation. JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2012; 5(5):591-592.

Mohamed SA, Radtke A, Saraei R, Bullerdiek J, Sorani H, Nimzyk R, Karluss A, Sievers HH, Belge G. Locally different endothelial nitric oxide synthase protein levels in ascending aortic aneurysms of bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve. Cardiol Res Pract 2012; 2012:165957.

Mohamed SA, Noack F, Schoellermann K, Karluss A, Radtke A, Schult-Badusche D, Radke PW, Wenzel BE, Sievers HH. Elevation of matrix metalloproteinases in different areas of ascending aortic aneurysms in patients with bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves. ScientificWorldJournal 2012; 2012:806261.

Paarmann H, Heringlake M, Heinze H, Hanke T, Sier H, Karsten J, Schon J. Non-invasive cerebral oxygenation reflects mixed venous oxygen saturation during the varying haemodynamic conditions in patients undergoing transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2012; 14(3):268-272.

Paarmann H, Hanke T, Heringlake M, Heinze H, Brandt S, Brauer K, Karsten J, Schon J. Low preoperative cerebral oxygen saturation is associated with longer time to extubation during fast-track cardiac anaesthesia. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2012; 15(3):400-405.

Putman L. The differences in cardiac surgical training between Germany and The Netherlands. EACTS Newsletter 2012;(5).

Schmidtke C, Karluss A, Sier H, Huppe M, Brauer K, Sievers HH. Mid-term results of different aortic valve-sparing procedures in Marfan syndrome. J Heart Valve Dis 2012; 21(2):195-201.

Sievers HH, Hemmer W, Beyersdorf F, Moritz A, Moosdorf R, Lichtenberg A, Misfeld M, Charitos EI. The everyday used nomenclature of the aortic root components: the tower of Babel? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012; 41(3):478-482.

Sievers HH. Excision or exclusion of left atrial appendage? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012; 41(1):136-137.

Sievers HH. Aortic annuloplasty ring: coronet or flat or not or what? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012; 42(1):155-156.

Tack C, Stierle U, Heydrich D, Petersohn S, Sievers HH, Feller AC, Schneider B. [Hyperthyreoidism, eosinophilia, and fever in a 64-year-old patient]. Internist (Berl) 2012; 53(10):1230-1233.