Prof. Dr. med. Sven Dittrich

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  • Dittrich S, Weise A, Cesnjevar R, Rompel O, Rüffer A, Schöber M, Moosmann J, Glöckler M. Association of Lymphatic Abnormalities with Early Complications after Fontan Operation. The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon. 2020
  • Mannert J, Alkassar M, Dittrich S. Im Blick: Bildgebung in der Kinderkardiologie. Päd (26) 2020: 401-404
  • Schöffl I, Wüstenfeld J, Jones G, Dittrich S, Lutter C, Schöffl V: Athlete's Heart in Elite Sport Climbers: Cardiac Adaptations Determined Using ECG and Echocardiography Data. Wilderness Environ Med 2020;31(4):418-425
  • Cesnjevar RA, Harig F, Dietz M, Alkassar M, Waellisch W, Rueffer A, Dittrich S, Purbojo A. Growth of hypoplastic mitral valves in hypoplastic left heart complex and similar constellations after anatomical left superior vena cava correction. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery 2020 Oct 17.
  • Herrmann H, Cabet E, Chevalier NR, Moosmann J, Schultheis D, Haas J, Schowalter M, Berwanger C, Weyerer V, Agaimy A, Meder B, Müller OJ, Katus HA, Schlötzer-Schrehardt U, Vicart P, Ferreiro A, Dittrich S, Clemen CS, Lilienbaum A, Schröder R. Dual Functional States of R406W-Desmin Assembly Complexes Cause Cardiomyopathy With Severe Intercalated Disc Derangement in Humans and in Knock-In Mice. Circulation 2020 Oct 7. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.050218. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33023321
  • Bruns N, Moosmann J, Münch F, Dohna-Schwake C, Woelfle J, Cesnjevar R, Dittrich S, Felderhoff-Müser U, Müller H. How to Administer Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Critically ill Neonates, Infants, and Children. J Vis Exp. 2020 Aug 19;(162). PMID 32894267
  • van Walree ES, Dombrowsky G, Jansen IE, Mirkov MU, Zwart R, Ilgun A, Guo D, Clur SB, Amin AS, Savage JE, van der Wal AC, Waisfisz Q, Maugeri A, Wilsdon A, Bu'Lock FA, Hurles ME, Dittrich S, Berger F, Audain Martinez E, Christoffels VM, Hitz MP, Milewicz DM, Posthuma D, Meijers-Heijboer H, Postma AV, Mathijssen IB. Germline variants in HEY2 functional domains lead to congenital heart defects and thoracic aortic aneurysms. Genet Med. 2020 Aug 21.
  • Cuomo M, Dittrich S, Cesnjevar R. Mortality of ECMO because of truncus arteriosus repair: is the surgical strategy the problem? Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 3
  • Moosmann J, Dittrich S, Purbojo A, Cesnjevar R. RVAD implantation in a Fontan patient with protein-losing enteropathy as a bridge to transplant: Prêtre modification. J Card Surg. 2020 Jun 19.
  • Söder S, Wällisch W, Dittrich S, Cesnjevar R, Pfammatter JP, Glöckler M. Three-Dimensional Rotational Angiography during Catheterization of Congenital Heart Disease - A ten Years' experience at a single center. Sci Rep. 2020; 10: 6973.
  • Schöffl I, Ehrlich B, Stanger S, Rottermann K, Dittrich S, Schöffl V. Exercise Field Testing in Children: A New Approach for Age-Appropriate Evaluation of Cardiopulmonary Function. Pediatr Cardiol 2020.
  • Kaemmerer H, Gorenflo M, Huscher D, Pittrow D, Apitz C, Baumgartner H, Berger F, Bruch L, Brunnemer E, Budts W, Claussen M, Coghlan G, Dähnert I, D'Alto M, Delcroix M, Distler O, Dittrich S, Dumitrescu D, Ewert R, Faehling M, Germund I, Ghofrani HA, Grohé C, Grossekreymborg K, Halank M, Hansmann G, Harzheim D, Nemes A, Havasi K, Held M, Hoeper MM, Hofbeck M, Hohenfrost-Schmidt W, Jurevičienė E, Gumbienè L, Kabitz HJ, Klose H, Köhler T, Konstantinides S, Köestenberger M, Kozlik-Feldmann R, Kramer HH, Kropf-Sanchen C, Lammers A, Lange T, Meyn P, Miera O, Milger-Kneidinger K, Neidenbach R, Neurohr C, Opitz C, Perings C, Remppis BA, Riemekasten G, Scelsi L, Scholtz W, Simkova I, Skowasch D, Skride A, Stähler G, Stiller B, Tsangaris I, Vizza CD, Vonk Noordegraaf A, Wilkens H, Wirtz H, Diller GP, Grünig E, Rosenkranz S. Pulmonary Hypertension in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Real-World Data from the International COMPERA-CHD Registry. J Clin Med 2020; 9
  • Diller GP, Orwat S, Vahle J, Bauer UMM, Urban A, Sarikouch S, Berger F, Beerbaum P, Baumgartner H; German Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects Investigators. Prediction of prognosis in patients with tetralogy of Fallot based on deep learning imaging analysis. Heart 2020
  • Galiano M, Hammersen J, Sauerstein K, Blessing H, Rummele P, Purbojo A, Schober M, Moosmann J, Raffelsbauer G, Heibges A, Klingel R. Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia with severe involvement of the aortic valve-A sibling-controlled case study on the efficacy of lipoprotein apheresis. J Clin Apher 2020
  • Horst JP, Michel M, Kubicki R, Lang N, Zschirnt M, Moosmann J. National Survey on Training in Pediatric Cardiology by the "Junges Forum" of the DGPK. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Dec;68(S 03):e1-e8. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1700968. Epub 2020 Feb 28. PubMed PMID: 32110825.
  • Knieling F, Rüffer A, Cesnjevar R, Regensburger AP, Purbojo A, Dittrich S, Münch F, Neubert A, Meyer S, Strobel D, Rascher W, Woelfle J, Jüngert J. Transfontanellar Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound for Monitoring Brain Perfusion During Neonatal Heart Surgery. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2020 Mar;13(3):e010073. doi: 10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.119.010073. Epub 2020 Mar 2. PubMed PMID: 32114827.
  • Bauer A, Benk C, Thiele H, Bauersachs J, Dittrich S, Dähnert I, Schirmer U, Zwißler B, Jannsens U, Karagiannidis C, Kluge S, Markewitz A, Beckmann A. Qualification, knowledge, tasks and responsibilities of the clinical perfusionist in Germany. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2020.
  • Bauer A, Benk C, Thiele H, Bauersachs J, Dittrich S, Dähnert I, Schirmer U, Zwißler B, Jannsens U, Karagiannidis C, Kluge S, Markewitz A, Beckmann A. Qualifikation, Kenntnisse, Aufgaben und Verantwortlichkeiten des Klinischen Perfusionisten Kardiotechnik (KPK). Kardiotechnik 2020(1): 1-7


  • Du'o'ng MT, Holz D, Alkassar M, Dittrich S, Leyendecker S. Interaction of the Mechano-Electrical Feedback With Passive Mechanical Models on a 3D Rat Left Ventricle: A Computational Study. Frontiers in physiology 2019; 10: 1041.
  • Dittrich S. The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon and the Pediatric Cardiologist. The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon 2019; 67: 330.
  • Cesnjevar R, Dittrich S. Chirurgische Therapie angeborener Herzfehler im Erwachsenenalter. Besondere chirurgische und interdisziplinäre Herausforderung. Z Herz-Thorax-Gefäßchir 2019; 33:327-343
  • Stegmann H, Bauerle T, Kienle K, Dittrich S, Alkassar M. 4D cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, 4D and 2D transthoracic echocardiography: a comparison of in-vivo assessment of ventricular function in rats. Laboratory animals 2019; 53: 169-179
  • Schubert S, Opgen-Rhein B, Boehne M, Weigelt A, Wagner R, Müller G, Rentzsch A, Knyphausen E, Fischer M, Papakostas K, Wiegand G, Ruf B, Hannes T, Reineker K, Kiski D, Khalil M, Steinmetz M, Fischer G, Pickardt T, Klingel K, Messroghli D, Degener F. On behalf of the MYKKE consortium. Severe heart failure and the need for mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation in pediatric patients with myocarditis: Results from the prospective multicenter registry “MYKKE”. Pediatr Transplant. 2019;00:e13548. https ://
  • Schroer S, Fahlbusch FB, Munch F, Alkassar M, Toka HR, Rauh M, Ruffer A, Cesnjevar R, Dittrich S, Toka O, Moosmann J. Multisite measurement of regional oxygen saturation in Fontan patients with and without protein-losing enteropathy at rest and during exercise. Pediatric research 2019; 85: 777-785
  • Roschl F, Purbojo A, Ruffer A, Cesnjevar R, Dittrich S, Glockler M. Initial experience with cinematic rendering for the visualization of extracardiac anatomy in complex congenital heart defectsdagger. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery 2019; 28: 916-921
  • Raatz A, Schober M, Zant R, Cesnjevar R, Ruffer A, Purbojo A, Dittrich S, Alkassar M. Risk factors for chylothorax and persistent serous effusions after congenital heart surgery. European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery 2019; 14: 1162-1169
  • Neidenbach R, Achenbach S, Andonian C, Beckmann J, Biber S, Dittrich S, Ewert P, Freilinger S, Huntgeburth M, Nagdyman N, Oberhoffer R, Pieper L, von Kodolitsch Y, Weyand M, Bauer UMM, Kaemmerer H. Medical care of adults with congenital heart diseases : Present and future. Herz 2019; 44: 553-572
  • Habash S., Laser KT., Moosmann J., Reif R., Adler W., Gloeckler M., Kececioglu D., Dittrich S. Normal values of the pulmonary artery acceleration time (PAAT) and the right ventricular ejection time (RVET) in children and adolescents and the impact of the PAAT/RVET-index in the assessment of pulmonary hypertension. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2019
  • Kerling A., Toka O., Rueffer A, Mueller H., Habash S., Weiss C., Dittrich S., Moosmann J. First experience with Tolvaptan for the treatment of neonates and infants with capillary leak syndrome after cardiac surgery. BMC Pediatr 2019;19(1): 57.
  • Nau, D., Wuest W., Rompel O., Hammon M., Gloeckler M., Toka O., Dittrich S., Rueffer A., Cesnjevar R., Lell MM., Uder M., May S. Evaluation of ventricular septal defects using high pitch computed tomography angiography of the chest in children with complex congenital heart defects below one year of age. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2019
  • Dittrich S, Graf E, Trollmann R, Neudorf U, Schara U, Heilmann A, von der Hagen M, Stiller B, Kirschner J, Pozza RD, Muller-Felber W, Weiss K, von Au K, Khalil M, Motz R, Korenke C, Lange M, Wilichowski E, Pattathu J, Ebinger F, Wiechmann N, Schroder R. Effect and safety of treatment with ACE-inhibitor Enalapril and beta-blocker metoprolol on the onset of left ventricular dysfunction in Duchenne muscular dystrophy - a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Orphanet journal of rare diseases 2019; 14: 105


  • Ambarsari YA, Purbojo A, Blumauer R, Glockler M, Toka O, Cesnjevar RA, Ruffer A, Systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunting using heparin-bonded grafts. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2018; 10.1093/icvts/ivy100
  • Mueller GC, Michel-Behnke I, Knirsch W, Haas NA, Abdul-Khaliq H, Gitter R, Dittrich S, Dahnert I, Uhlemann F, Schubert S, Tarusinov G, Happel C, Bertram H, Sieverding L, Eicken A, Kozlik-Feldmann R, Weil J. Feasibility, safety and diagnostic impact of endomyocardial biopsies for the diagnosis of myocardial disease in children and adolescents. Eurointervention 2018; pii: EIJ-D-18-00128. doi: 10.4244/EIJ-D-18-00128. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Fahlbusch FB, Heinlein T, Rauh M, Dittrich S, Cesnjevar R, Moosmann J, Nadal J, Schmid M, Muench F, Schroth M, Rascher W, Topf HG. Influence of factor XIII activity on post-operative transfusion in congenital cardiac surgery-A retrospective analysis. PloS one 2018;13(7):e0199240.
  • Ehret N, Alkassar M, Dittrich S, Cesnjevar R, Ruffer A, Uder M, Rompel O, Hammon M, Glöckler M. A new approach of three-dimensional guidance in paediatric cath lab: segmented and tessellated heart models for cardiovascular interventions in CHD. Cardiol Young 2018;28(5):661-667
  • Dittrich S. Handlungsempfehlung nach der Leitlinie „Synkopen im Kindes und Jugendalter“. Monatsschr Kinderheilkd 2018;166:730–731
  • Dittrich S, Schirrmeister J. Kinderkardiologie: Angeborene Herzfehler. Päd up2date 2018;13(2):155-176
  • Poryo M, Paes LA, Pickardt T, Bauer UMM, Meyer S, Wagenpfeil S, Abdul-Khaliq H; German Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects Investigators (Dittrich S). Somatic Development in Children with Congenital Heart Defects. J Pediatr 2018;192:136-143


  • Hammon M, Rompel O, Seuss H, Dittrich S, Uder M, Rüffer A, Cesnjevar R, Ehret N, Glöckler M. Accuracy and Specific Value of Cardiovascular 3D-Models in Pediatric CT-Angiography. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Dec;38(8):1540-1547
  • Maass PG, Glažar P, Memczak S, Dittmar G, Hollfinger I, Schreyer L, Sauer AV, Toka O, Aiuti A, Luft FC, Rajewsky N. A map of human circular RNAs in clinically relevant tissues. J Mol Med (Berl). 2017 Nov;95(11):1179-1189
  • Dittrich S, Ewert P, Lê TP, Schirmer KR, Hörer J. Isolated Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD) in Children and Adolescents. Cardiol Young 2017 (27)S3:S8-S10
  • Dähnert I, Dittrich S, Sreeram N, Bennink G, Bertram H. Subaortic Stenosis. Cardiol Young 2017 (27)S3:S31-S33
  • Dähnert I, Dittrich S, Sreeram N, Bennink G, Bertram H. Supravavlular Aortic Stenosis. Cardiol Young 2017 (27)S3:S33-S35
  • Dittrich S, Klaassen S, Kandolf R, Doenst T, Sieverding L. Primary Cardiomyopathies. Cardiol Young 2017 (27)S3:S97-S102
  • Dittrich S, Laser KT, Deisenhofer I, Blankenburg M, Lewin MAG. Syncope. Cardiol Young 2017 (27)S3:S102-S104
  • Messroghli DR, Pickardt T, Fischer M, Opgen-Rhein B, Papakostas K, Böcker D, Jakob A, Khalil M, Mueller GC, Schmidt F, Kaestner M,. Udink FEA, Wagner R, Ruf B, Kiski D, Wiegand G, Degener F,. Bauer U, Friede T, Schubert S. Toward evidence-based diagnosis of myocarditis in children and adolescents: Rationale, design, and first baseline data of MYKKE, a multicenter registry and study platform. Am Heart J 2017;187:133-144
  • Rüffer A, Tischer P, Münch F, Purbojo A, Toka O, Rascher W, Cesnjevar RA, Jüngert J. Comparable Cerebral Blood Flow in Both Hemispheres During Regional Cerebral Perfusion in Infant Aortic Arch Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2017 (103/1):178-185. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.088. PubMed PMID: 27526653


  • Buchholz C, Mayr A, Purbojo A, Glöckler M, Toka O, Cesnjevar RA, Rüffer A. Performance of stented biological valves for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Dec;23(6):933-939
  • Cesnjevar R, Dittrich S. S2k-Leitlinie: Persistierender Ductus arteriosus im Kindes- und Jugendalter. Bayerisches Ärzteblatt 2016 (12):640-645
  • Dittrich S. Patienten nach biventrikulärer Korrektur eines angeborenen Herzfehlers - Sicht eines Kinderkardiologen. Z Herz- Thorax- Gefäßchir 2016 (30):367–374
  • Buchholz C, Mayr A, Purbojo A, Glöckler M, Toka O, Cesnjevar RA, Rüffer A. Performance of stented biological valves for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 (23/6):933-939. PubMed PMID: 27549228
  • Glöckler M, Ehret N, Dittrich S. Integrative multimodale Bildgebung: Erweiterte Visualisierung in der Kinderkardiologie. pädiatrische praxis 2016 (86):1-8
  • Lessel D, Muhammad T, Casar Tena T, Moepps B, Burkhalter MD, Hitz MP, Toka O, Rentzsch A, Schubert S, Schalinski A, Bauer UM, Kubisch C, Ware SM, Philipp M. The analysis of heterotaxy patients reveals new loss-of-function variants of GRK5. Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 13;6:33231. doi: 10.1038/srep33231. PubMed PMID: 27618959; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5020398
  • Sifrim A, Hitz MP, Wilsdon A, Breckpot J, Turki SH, Thienpont B, McRae J, Fitzgerald TW, Singh T, Swaminathan GJ, Prigmore E, Rajan D, Abdul-Khaliq H, Banka S, Bauer UM, Bentham J, Berger F, Bhattacharya S, Bu'Lock F, Canham N, Colgiu IG, Cosgrove C, Cox H, Daehnert I, Daly A, Danesh J, Fryer A, Gewillig M, Hobson E, Hoff K, Homfray T; INTERVAL Study., Kahlert AK, Ketley A, Kramer HH, Lachlan K, Lampe AK, Louw JJ, Manickara AK, Manase D, McCarthy KP, Metcalfe K, Moore C, Newbury-Ecob R, Omer SO, Ouwehand WH, Park SM, Parker MJ, Pickardt T, Pollard MO, Robert L, Roberts DJ, Sambrook J, Setchfield K, Stiller B, Thornborough C, Toka O, Watkins H, Williams D, Wright M, Mital S, Daubeney PE, Keavney B, Goodship J; UK10K Consortium., Abu-Sulaiman RM, Klaassen S, Wright CF, Firth HV, Barrett JC, Devriendt K, FitzPatrick DR, Brook JD; Deciphering Developmental Disorders Study., Hurles ME. Distinct genetic architectures for syndromic and nonsyndromic congenital heart defects identified by exome sequencing. Nat Genet. 2016 Sep;48(9):1060-1065. doi: 10.1038/ng.3627. PubMed PMID: 27479907
  • Winterholler M, Holländer C, Kerling F, Weber I, Dittrich S, Türk M, Schröder R. Stroke in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Retrospective Longitudinal Study in 54 Patients. Stroke. 2016 Aug;47(8):2123-2126. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.013678. PubMed PMID: 27354222
  • Thoenes C, Cesnjevar R, Dittrich S, Glöckler M. Rotational Angiography for 3D-Roadmapping of Catheter Interventions in Congenital Heart Disease: Comparison of a Diagnostic and a Low Dose Program. Open Journal of Radiology 2016(6):210-219. Received 14 May 2016; accepted 6 August 2016; published 9 August 2016
  • Speth M, Münch F, Purbojo A, Glöckler M, Toka O, Cesnjevar RA, Rüffer A. Pediatric Extracorporeal Life Support Using a Third Generation Diagonal Pump. ASAIO J. 2016 Jul-Aug;62(4):482-90. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000385. PubMed PMID: 27164039
  • Dittrich S, Cesnjevar R, Glöckler M. Shuntvitien. Intensivmedizin up2date 2016; 12: 179–193
  • Abel R, Schirrmeister J. Sterbebegleitung auf pädiatrischen Intensivstationen. pädiatrische praxis (2015/2016) 85, 403–414
  • Sandrio S, Purbojo A, Toka O, Dittrich S, Cesnjevar R, Rüffer A. Transmural Placement of Endocardial Pacing Leads in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun;101(6):2335-40. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.12.028. PubMed PMID: 27038918
  • Rompel O, Glöckler M, Janka R, Dittrich S, Cesnjevar R, Lell MM, Uder M, Hammon M. Third-generation dual-source 70-kVp chest CT angiography with advanced iterative reconstruction in young children: image quality and radiation dose reduction. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Apr;46(4):462-72. doi: 10.1007/s00247-015-3510-x. PubMed PMID: 26739141
  • Dittrich S, Sigler M, Priessmann H. ate complete atrioventricular block after closure of an atrial septal defect with a gore septal occluder (GSO™). Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2016 Apr;87(5):945-950. doi: 10.1002/ccd.26154. PubMed PMID: 26354228; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5049665
  • Wiewrodt B, Dittrich S, Uder M, Wirbelauer J. Transcatheter Intervention of Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis in an Infant after arterial Switch to Control Arterial Hypertension. Klin Padiatr. 2016 Mar;228(2):94-95. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-111178. PubMed PMID: 26951486
  • Stenger A, Dittrich S, Glöckler M. Three-Dimensional Rotational Angiography in the Pediatric Cath Lab: Optimizing Aortic Interventions. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Mar;37(3):528-536. doi: 10.1007/s00246-015-1310-6. PubMed PMID: 26667957
  • Hausmann P, Stenger A, Dittrich S, Cesnjevar R, Rüffer A, Hammon M, Uder M, Rompel O, Glöckler M. Application of Dual-Source-Computed Tomography in Pediatric Cardiology in Children Within the First Year of Life. Rofo. 2016 Feb;188(2):179-187. doi: 10.1055/s-0041-108912. PubMed PMID: 26815121
  • Neugebauer M, Glöckler M, Goubergrits L, Kelm M, Kuehne T, Hennemuth A. Interactive virtual stent planning for the treatment of coarctation of the aorta. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016 Jan;11(1):133-144. doi: 10.1007/s11548-015-1220-3. PubMed PMID: 25976833

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