Klinik für Kardiologie
Klinik für Kardiologie / Mitarbeiter
PD Dr. med. Philipp Sommer, FHRS, FESC / Publikationen

  Publikation   Impact
1.   Kiuchi K, Kircher S, Watanabe N, Gaspar T, Arya A, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G, Sommer P. Quantitative analysis of isolation area and rhythm outcome after circumferential pulmonary vein antrum isolation guided by the pace and ablate technique in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012;5:667-675, published online before print June 30 2012.   5,950
2.   Sommer P, Piorkowski C, Arya A, G. Hindricks. Successful integration of a computed tomography–based left atrial three-dimensional model in an electroanatomically reconstructed right atrium for ablation of biatrial tachycardia. Heart Rhythm. 2011 Jan;8(1):152-3.   4,100
3.   Sommer P*, Grotthoff M*, Eitel C, Rolf S, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G, Gutberlet M. Feasibility of Real time MRI guided EP studies in humans. Europace. 2013 Jan;15(1):101-8. doi: 10.1093/europace/eus230. Epub 2012 Jul 31.   3,050
4.   Sommer P, Wojdyla-Hordynska A, Rolf S, Gaspar T, Eitel C, Arya A, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Initial experience in ablation of typical atrial flutter using a novel 3D catheter tracking system. Europace. 2013 Apr;15(4):578-81. doi: 10.1093/europace/eus226. Epub 2012 Aug 2   3,050
5.   Sommer P, Rolf S, Gaspar T, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G. Non-fluoroscopic catheter tracking for interventional electrophysiology procedures: the MediGuide system. The Journal of Innovations in Cardiac Rhythm Management, 3 (2012), 922-29 ; ISSN: 2156-3977 (peer-reviewed)   0,000
6.   Sommer P, Rolf S, Richter S, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Nicht-fluoroskopische Katheternavigation: das MediGuide System. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2012 Dec;23(4):289-95. doi: 10.1007/s00399-012-0236-4. Epub 2012 Nov 21   0,000
7.   Sommer P, Piorkowski C, Gaspar T, Eitel C, Derndorfer M, Martinek M, Pürerfellner H, Arya A, Hindricks G, Rolf S. MediGuide in SVT: initial experience from a multicenter registry. Europace. 2013 Sep;15(9):1292-7. doi: 10.1093/europace/eut090. Epub 2013 Apr 23.   3,050
8.   Preim U*, Sommer P*, Hoffmann J, Kehrmann J, Lehmkuhl L, Daehnert I, Gutberlet M, Grothoff M. Delayed enhancement imaging in a contemporary patient cohort following correction of tetralogy of Fallot. Cardiol Young 2014; Nov. 10; 1-8   0,950
9.   Rolf S, John S, Gaspar T, Dinov B, Kircher S, Huo Y, Bollmann A, Arya A, HIndricks G, Piorkowski C, Sommer P. Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation supported by novel non-fluoroscopic 4D navigation technology (MediGuide™) Heart Rhythm. 2013 Sep;10(9):1293-300. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2013.05.008. Epub 2013 May 14.   4,918
10.   Sommer P, Rolf S, Piorkowski C, Gaspar, T, Huo Y, Piedra C, Richter S, Bollmann A, Arya A, Hindricks G. Non-fluoroscopic catheter visualization in AF ablation: experience from 375 consecutive procedures Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Oct;7(5):869-74. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.114.001542. Epub 2014 Jul 19   5,420
11.   Schoene K, Rolf S, Schloma D, John S, Richter S, Arya A, Dinov B, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Sommer P. Ablation of typical atrial flutter using a non-fluoroscopic catheter tracking system versus conventional fluoroscopy – Results from a prospective randomized study. Europace 2014 In submission   3,050
12.   Sommer P, Kircher S, Rolf S, Richter S, Doering M, Arya A, Bollmann A, Hindricks G. Non-fluoroscopic catheter tracking for fluoroscopy reduction in interventional electrophysiology. JOVE 2014; epub ahead of print   0,000

  Publikation   Impact
1.   Elsner CH, Sommer P, Piorkowski C, Taborsky M, Neuser H, Bytesnik J, Geller JC, Kottkamp H, Wiesmeth H, Hindricks G. A Prospective Multicenter Comparison Trial of Home Monitoring against Regular Follow-up in MADIT II Patients: Additional Visits and Cost Impact. Computers in Cardiology 2006;33:241-244.   0,000
2.   Arya A, Piorkowski C, Sommer P, Kottkamp H, Hindricks G. Clinical implications of various follow up strategies after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2007 Apr;30(4):458-62.   1,351
3.   Arya A, Piorkowski C, Sommer P, Gerds-Li JH, Kottkamp H, Hindricks G. Idiopathic outflow tract tachycardias: current perspectives. Herz. 2007 May;32(3):218-25.   0,510
4.   Siepe M, Martin J, Sarai K, Sommer P, Schlensak C, Beyersdorf F. Twenty-four hours postoperative results after orthotopic cardiac transplantation in swine. J Card Surg. 2007 Jul-Aug;22(4):287-94.   0,865
5.   Siepe M, Martin J, Sarai K, Ihling C, Sommer P, Beyersdorf F. Anatomical study on the surgical technique used for xenotransplantation: porcine hearts into humans. J Surg Res. 2007 Dec;143(2):211-5.   2,247
6.   Piorkowski C, Kircher S, Arya A, Gaspar T, Esato M, Riahi S, Bollmann A, Husser D, Staab C, Sommer P, Hindricks G. Computed tomography model-based treatment of atrial fibrillation and atrial macro-re-entrant tachycardia. Europace 2008 Aug;10(8):939-48. Epub 2008 Jun 23   1,706
7.   Arya A, Piorkowski C, Sommer P, Bollmann A, Hindricks G. Ablation of atrial fibrillation: patient selection, techniques, and the results. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2008 Jun;19(2):68-72. Epub 2008 Jul 13.   0,500
8.   Piorkowski C, Kottkamp H, Gerds-Li JH, Arya A, Sommer P, Dagres N, Esato M, Riahi S, Weiss S, Kircher S, Hindricks G. Steerable sheath catheter navigation for ablation of atrial fibrillation: a case-control study. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Jul;31(7):863-73.   1,351
9.   Dagres N, Kottkamp H, Piorkowski C, Weis S, Arya A, Sommer P, Bode K, Gerds-Li JH, Kremastinos DT, Hindricks G. Influence of the duration of Holter monitoring on the detection of arrhythmia recurrences after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation Implications for patient follow-up. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]   4,111
10.   Esato M, Hindricks G, Sommer P, Arya A, Gaspar T, Bode K, Bollmann A, Wetzel U, Hilbert S, Kircher S, Eitel C, Piorkowski C. Color-coded three-dimensional entrainment mapping for analysis and treatment of atrial macroreentrant tachycardia. Heart Rhythm. 2009 Mar;6(3):349-58. Epub 2008 Dec 10   4,440
11.   Bode K, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C, Sommer P, Janousek J, Dagres N, Arya A. Ablation of polymorphic ventricular tachycardias in patients with structural heart disease. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2008 Dec;31(12):1585-91.   1,351
12.   Dagres N, Hindricks G, Kottkamp H, Varounis C, Bode K, Arya A, Sommer P, Kremastinos DT, Piorkowski C. Effect of atrial fibrillation ablation on left atrial contractile function in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and a relatively well preserved atrial function. Acta Cardiol. 2009 Apr;64(2):167-9   0,604
13.   Dagres N, Hindricks G, Kottkamp H, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Bode K, Arya A, Husser D, Rallidis LS, Kremastinos DT, Piorkowski C. Complications of atrial fibrillation ablation in a high-volume center in 1,000 procedures: still cause for concern? J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2009 Sep;20(9):1014-9. Epub 2009 May 20   3,064
14.   Dagres N, Varounis C, Flevari P, Piorkowski C, Bode K, Rallidis LS, Tsougos E, Leftheriotis D, Sommer P, Hindricks G, Kremastinos DT. Mortality after catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation compared with antiarrhythmic drug therapy. A meta-analysis of randomized trials. Am Heart J. 2009 Jul;158(1):15-20.   4,321
15.   Eitel C, Hindricks G, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Kircher S, Wetzel U, Dagres N, Esato M, Bollmann A, Husser D, Hilbert S, Zaker-Shahrak R, Arya A, Piorkowski C. Circumferential pulmonary vein isolation and linear left atrial ablation as a single-catheter technique to achieve bidirectional conduction block: the pace-and-ablate approach. Heart Rhythm. 2010;7(2):157-64. Epub 2009 Oct 12.   4,246
16.   Dagres N, Hindricks G, Kottkamp H, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Bode K, Arya A, Rallidis LS, Kremastinos DT, Piorkowski C. Real-life anticoagulation treatment of atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation: Possible overtreatment of low-risk patients. Thromb Haemost. 2009 Oct;102(4):754-8.   5,731
17.   Arya A, Piorkowski C, Kircher S, Sommer P, Bollmann A, Gaspar T, Hindricks G. Results of recent studies in catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardias: in whom to abandon the ICD? Herz. 2009 Nov;34(7):539-44.   0,510
18.   Arya A, Hindricks G, Sommer P, Huo Y, Bollmann A, Gaspar T, Bode K, Husser D, Kottkamp H, Piorkowski C. Long-term results and the predictors of outcome of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation using steerable sheath catheter navigation after single procedure in 674 patients. Europace. 2010 Feb;12(2):173-80. Epub 2009 Nov 3.   1,980
19.   Piorkowski C, Sih H, Sommer P, Miller SP, Gaspar T, Teplitsky L, Hindricks G. First in human validation of impedance-based catheter tip-to-tissue contact assessment in the left atrium. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2009 Dec;20(12):1366-73.   3,064
20.   Eitel C, Hindricks G, Dagres N, Sommer P, Piorkowski C. EnSite Velocity cardiac mapping system: a new platform for 3D mapping of cardiac arrhythmias. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2010 Mar;7(2):185-92.   2,632
21.   Eitel C, Hindricks G, Sommer P, Wetzel U, Bollmann A, Gaspar T, Piorkowski C, Arya A. Safety of Remote Magnetic Navigation in Patients With Pacemakers and Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillators. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010 Apr 28.   3,064
22.   Arya A, Bode K, Piorkowski C, Bollmann A, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Wetzel U, Husser D, Kottkamp H, Hindricks G. Catheter Ablation of Electrical Storm Due to Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia in Patients with Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy: Acute Results and Its Effect on Long-Term Survival. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2010 Jul 15.   1,351
23.   Huo Y, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C, Bollmann A, Wetzel U, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Kottkamp H, Arya A. Six-month follow-up of isthmus-dependent right atrial flutter ablation using a remote magnetic catheter navigation system: a case-control study. Acta Cardiol. 2010 Jun;65(3):279-83.   0,604
24.   Hilbert S, Dagres N, Hindricks G, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Rallidis LS, Kremastinos DT, Piorkowski C. Rapid ventricular pacing: a fast, reliable, and safe technique for optimization of image acquisition during rotational angiography for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Heart Vessels (2011) 26:349-352; Oct 21 2010 [Epub ahead of print]   1,882
25.   Andrea B, Richter S, Sommer P, Arya A. Changing QRS morphology during catheter ablation of outflow tract ventricular tachycardia: what is the mechanism? Europace. 2010 Nov 11. [Epub ahead of print]PMID: 21075759   1,980
26.   Piorkowski C, Eitel C, Rolf S, Bode K, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Kircher S, Wetzel U, Parwani AS, Boldt LH, Mende M, Bollmann A, Husser D, Dagres N, Esato M, Arya A, Haverkamp W, Hindricks G. Steerable Versus Non-Steerable Sheath Technology in AF Ablation: A Prospective Randomized Study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011 Apr;4(2):157-65. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.110.957761. Epub 2011 Jan 19.   6,460
27.   Arya A, Huo Y, Frogner F, Wetzel U, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Richter S, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G. Effect of Limb Lead Electrodes Location on ECG and Localization of Idiopathic Outflow Tract Tachycardia: A Prospective Study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011 Feb 21. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2011.02012.x   3,064
28.   Braun S, Platzek I, Kotzerke J, Kolditz M, Halank M, Sommer P, Höffken G. Hämoptysen infolge Pulmonalvenenstenosen und Pulmonalvenenverschluss nach Pulmonalvenen-Isolation. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2011; 136: 626–630, DOI 10.1055/s-0031-1274552;   0,528
29.   Rolf S, Gaspar T, Sommer P, Kircher S, Arya A, Wetzel U, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Katheterablation von Vorhofflimmern - Neue Technologien und Strategien. Journal für Kardiologie – Austrian Journal of Cardiology 2011; 18 (3-4), 76-80.   0,000
30.   Kottkamp H, Hindricks G, Eitel C, Mueller K, Siedziako A, Koch J, Anastasiou-Nana M, Varounis C, Arya A, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Piorkowski C, Dagres N. Deep Sedation for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: A Prospective Study in 650 consecutive Patients. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2011; doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2011.02120.x   3,064
31.   Dagres N, Varounis C, Gaspar T, Piorkowski C, Eitel C, Iliodromitis EK, Lekakis JP, Flevari P, Simeonidou E, Rallidis LS, Tsougos E, Hindricks G, Sommer P, Anastasiou-Nana M. Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction. A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Card Fail. 2011 Nov;17(11):964-70. Epub 2011 Sep 9.   3,701
32.   Dinov B, Schönbauer R, Wojdyla-Hordynska A, Braunschweig F, Richter S, Altmann D, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Bollmann A, Wetzel U, Rolf S, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G, Arya A. Long-Term Efficacy of Single Procedure Remote Magnetic Catheter Navigation for Ablation of Ischemic Ventricular Tachycardia. A Retrospective Study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2012 Feb 7. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-8167.2011.02243.x. [Epub ahead of print]   3,064
33.   Huo Y, Arya A, Gaspar T, Richter S, Schoenbauer R, Sommer P, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Role of the coronary sinus ostium musculature in reentrant formation. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2012 May 9. PMID: 22566079   0,500
34.   Zaker-Shahrak R, Altmann D, Sommer P, Gaspar T, Schönbauer R, Arya A. Sustained monomorphic left ventricular outflow tract tachycardia early after aortic valve replacement. Cardiol J. 2012;19(3):320-2.   0,000
35.   Gaspar T, Kircher S, Arya A, Sommer P, Rolf S, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Enhancement of intracardiac navigation by new GPS-guided location system (MediGuide Technologies). Europace. 2012 Aug;14 Suppl 2:ii24-ii25.   1,980
36.   Eitel C, Gaspar T, Bode K, Andrea B, Sommer P, Stoepel C, Sarwas, Grebe E, Thiele H, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Temporary left ventricular stimulation in patients with refractory cardiogenic shock and asynchronous left ventricular contraction: a safety and feasibility study. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Jan;10(1):46-52. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2012.09.007. Epub 2012 Sep 14   4,910
37.   Gaspar T, Sih H, Hindricks G, Eitel C, Sommer P, Kircher S, Rolf S, Arya A, Teplitsky L, Piorkowski C. Use of Electrical Coupling Information (ECI) in AF catheter ablation: A prospective randomized pilot study. Heart Rhythm. 2012 Oct 8. pii: S1547-5271(12)01199-X. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2012.10.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23059130   5,050
38.   Huo Y, Braunschweig F, Gaspar T, Richter S, Schönbauer R, Sommer P, Arya A, Rolf S, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Diagnosis of atrial tachycardias originating from the lower right atrium: importance of P-wave morphology in the precordial leads V3-V6. Europace. 2012 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23054216   1,980
39.   Rolf S, Sommer P, Gaspar T, John S, Arya A, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Ablation of atrial fibrillation using novel 4D catheter tracking within auto-registered LA angiograms. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012;5:684-690, published online before print July 7 2012   5,950
40.   Grothoff M; Gaspar T, Eitel C, Hoffmann J, Hildebrandt L, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C; Sommer P; Gutberlet M. Magnetic resonance imaging guided diagnostic and therapeutic electrophysiological studies in humans – Results in fifteen patients with passive catheter tracking; Radiology 2013,   5,726
41.   Eitel C, Koch J, Sommer P, John S, Kircher S, Bollmann A, Arya A, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G. Novel oral anticoagulants in a real-world cohort undergoing catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Europace 2013, May 22, epub ahead of print.   1,980
42.   Neuberger HR, Tilz R, Bonnemeier H, Deneke T, Estner H, Kriatselis C, Kuniss M, Luik A, Sommer P, Steven D, von Bary C, Voss F, Eckardt L. A survey of German centres performing invasive electrophysiology: structure, procedures, and training positions. Europace 2013; Jun 4; doi: 10.1093/europace/eut149   1,980
43.   Kosiuk J, Buchta P, Gaspar T, Arya A, Piorkowski C, Rolf S, Sommer P, Husser D, Hindricks G, Bollmann A. Prevalence and predictors of worsened left ventricular diastolic dysfunction after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2013 May 30. doi:pii: S0167-5273(13)00956-X. 10.1016/j.ijcard.2013.05.047. [Epub ahead of print]   7,080
44.   Eitel C, Rolf S, Zachäus M, John S, Sommer P, Bollmann A, Arya A, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G, Halm U. Successful Non-Surgical Treatment of Esophagopericardial Fistulas Following Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation - A Case Series. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Aug 1;6(4):675-81. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000384. Epub 2013 May 31.   5,420
45.   Richter S, Döring M, Gaspar T, John S, Rolf S, Sommer P, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. CRT Implantation Using a New Sensor-Based Navigation System:Results from the First Human Use Study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Sep 3. [Epub ahead of print]   5,420
46.   Bode K, Sommer P, Bollmann A, Hindricks G. Therapeutisches Vorgehen bei Patienten mit nicht-valvulärem Vorhofflimmern. Herz 2013, Sept 26, online first   0,779
47.   Kornej J, Hindricks G, Kosiuk J, Arya A, Sommer P, Husser D, Rolf S, Richter S, Piorkowski C, Gaspar T, Lip GH, Bollmann A. Renal Dysfunction, Stroke Risk Scores (CHADS2, CHA2DS2-VASc and R2CHADS2) and the Risk of Thromboembolic Events after Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: The Leipzig Heart Center AF Ablation Registry. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Oct 1;6(5):868-74. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.113.000869. Epub 2013 Sep 18   5,420
48.   Nedios S, Sommer P, Dagres N, Kosiuk J, Arya A, Richter S, Gaspar T, Kanagkinis N, Dinov B, Piorkowski C, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Rolf S. Long-term follow-up after atrial fibrillation ablation in patients with impaired left ventricular systolic function. The importance of rhythm and rate control. Heart Rhythm. 2013 Dec 26. pii: S1547-5271(13)01479-3. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2013.12.031   4,920
49.   Knopp H, Halm U, Lamberts R, Knigge I, Zachäus M, Sommer P, Richter S, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Husser D. Incidental and ablation-induced findings during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in patients after ablation of atrial fibrillation: a retrospective study of 425 patients. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jan 10. pii: S1547-5271(14)00016-2. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.01.010   4,920
50.   Grothoff M, Piorkowski C, Eitel C, Gaspar T, Lehmkuhl L, Lücke C, Hoffmann J, Hildebrand L, Wedan S, Lloyd T, Sunnarborg D, Schnackenburg B, Hindricks G, Sommer P, Gutberlet M. MR Imaging-guided Electrophysiological Ablation Studies in Humans with Passive Catheter Tracking: Initial Results. Radiology. 2014 Jan 27:122671. [Epub ahead of print]   6,340
51.   Kosiuk J, Koutalas E, Doering M, Sommer P, Rolf S, Breithardt OA, Nedios S, Dinov B, Hindricks G, Richter S, Bollmann A. Treatment with novel oral anticoagulants in a real-world cohort of patients undergoing cardiac rhythm device implantations. Europace. 2014 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print]   3,050
52.   Kosiuk J, Nedios S, Darma A, Rolf S, Richter S, Arya A, Piorkowski C, Gaspar T, Sommer P, Husser D, Hindricks G, Bollmann A. Impact of single atrial fibrillation catheter ablation on implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapies in patients with ischaemic and non-ischaemic cardiomyopathies. Europace. 2014 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print]   3,050
53.   Kosiuk J, Breithardt OA, Bode K, Kornej J, Arya A, Piorkowski C, Gaspar T, Sommer P, Husser D, Hindricks G, Bollmann A. The predictive value of echocardiographic parameters associated with left ventricular diastolic dysfunction on short- and long-term outcomes of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. Europace. 2014 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]   3,050
54.   Efimova E, Riahi S, Fiedler L, Esato M, Sommer P, Richter S, Breithardt O, Rolf S, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Arya A. Adenosine sensitivity of retrograde fast pathway conduction in patients with slow-fast atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia: A prospective study: Fast pathway's adenosine resistance. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Feb 27. pii: S1547-5271(14)00232-X. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.02.023. [Epub ahead of print]   4,920
55.   Huo Y, Schoenbauer R, Richter S, Rolf S, Sommer P, Arya A, Rastan A, Doll N, Mohr FW, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C, Gaspar T. Atrial Arrhythmias following Surgical AF Ablation: Electrophysiological findings, ablation strategies and clinical outcome. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Mar 6. doi: 10.1111/jce.12406. [Epub ahead of print]   3,475
56.   Bode K, Rolf S, Sommer P, Richter S, Hindricks G. Long-term results of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation : Cure or just palliation? Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2014 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]   0,000
57.   Kosiuk J, Kornej J, Bollmann A, Piorkowski C, Myrda K, Arya A, Sommer P, Richter S, Rolf S, Husser D, Gaspar T, Lip GY, Hindricks G. Early Cerebral Thromboembolic Complications following Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: Incidence, Characteristics and Risk Factors. Heart Rhythm. 2014 Jul 30. pii: S1547-5271(14)00812-1. doi: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2014.07.039. [Epub ahead of print]   4,918
58.   Müssigbrodt A, Kosiuk J, Koutalas E, Pastromas S, Dagres N, Darma A, Lucas J, Breithardt OA, Sommer P, Dinov B, Eitel C, Rolf S, Döring M, Richter S, Arya A, Husser D, Bollmann A, Hindricks G. Results of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in hypertrophied hearts - Comparison between primary and secondary hypertrophy. J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 8. pii: S0914-5087(14)00204-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jjcc.2014.07.005. [Epub ahead of print]   2,500
59.   Rolf S, Kircher S, Arya A, Eitel C, Sommer P, Richter S, Gaspar T, Bollmann A, Altmann D, Piedra C, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Tailored Atrial Substrate Modification Based On Low-Voltage Areas in Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Circ Arrythm Electrophysiol 2014;7:483-489   5,420
60.   Kosiuk J, Koutalas E, Doering M, Nedios S, Sommer P, Rolf S, Darma A, Breithardt OA, Dinov B, Hindricks G, Richter S, Bollmann A. Comparison of Dabigatran and Uninterrupted Warfarin in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Cardiac Rhythm Device Implantations. Circ J. 2014 Aug 22. [Epub ahead of print]   5,420
61.   Döring M, Sommer P, Rolf S, Lucas J, Breithardt OA, Hindricks G, Richter S. Sensor-Based Electromagnetic Navigation to Facilitate Implantation of Left Ventricular Leads in Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2014 Sep 17. doi: 10.1111/jce.12550   3,234
62.   Dinov B, Arya A, Bertagnolli L, Schirripa V, Schoene K, Sommer P, Bollmann A, Rolf S, Hindricks G. Early Referral for Ablation of Scar-Related Ventricular Tachycardia Is Associated with Improved Acute and Long Term Outcomes: Results from the Heart Center of Leipzig Ventricular Tachycardia Registry. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014 Sep 27. pii: CIRCEP.114.001953.   5,420
63.   Kornej J, Hindricks G, Banerjee A, Arya A, Sommer P, Rolf S, Husser D, Lip GY, Bollmann A. Changes in renal function after catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation are associated with CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores and arrhythmia recurrences. Heart. 2014 Oct 3. pii: heartjnl-2014-306013. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2014-306013. [Epub ahead of print]   6,023
64.   Koutalas E, Bertagnolli L, Sommer P, Richter S, Rolf S, Breithardt O, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Arya A. Efficacy and safety of remote magnetic catheter navigation vs. manual steerable sheath-guided ablation for catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: a case-control study. Europace. 2014 Oct 21. pii: euu224. [Epub ahead of print]   3,050

1.   Sommer P, Piorkowski C, Kottkamp H, Arya A, Gerds-Li H, Esato M, Riahi S, Hindricks G. Asymptomatische Vorhofflimmer-Rezidive; Journal für Kardiologie; Austrian Journal of Cardiology 2007; 14 (Supplementum A-Forum Rhythmologie (3-7)
2.   Sommer P, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. Telemedizin in der ICD Therapie; Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol; 2010 Jun;21(2):137-40. ISSN0938-7412 (Print) DOI10.1007/s00399-010-0083-0.
3.   Sommer P, Fürnau G, Thiele H. EKG-Diagnostik. Up2Date Notfallmedizin, Thieme Verlag, Aug 17 (e-first) 2010. DOI 10.1055/s-0030-1250243
4.   Sommer P, Hindricks G. Implantable Cardiac Monitors- Recent Developments. European Cardiology, 2010;6(3):83-6.
5.   Andrea B, Hindricks G, Sommer P. A Novel Efficient Monitoring Method to Detect and Follow Up Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. The Implantable Cardiac Monitor Era. Treatment in Cardiology 2010. Online publication.
6.   Altmann D, Hindricks G, Arya A, Piorkowski C, Gaspar T, Eitel C, Sommer P. Management of Patients pre, per and post Catheter Ablation Procedures: How to Minimize Complications? Minerva Cardioangiol. 2011 Apr;59(2):171-86.
7.   Dagres N, Sommer P, Anastasiou-Nana M, Hindricks G. Treating arrhythmias: an expert opinion. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2011 Jun;12(9):1359-67. doi: 10.1517/14656566.2011.555397. Epub 2011 Feb 26
8.   Kircher S, Hindricks G, Sommer P. Long term success and follow up after AF ablation. Curr Cardiol Rev. 08/2012, 4, 354-361. Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print]
9.   Sommer P, Hindricks G. Herzrhythmusstörungen. Up2Date Notfallmedizin, Thieme Verlag. 3/2012. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1055/s-0032-1315253
10.   Müssigbrodt A, Eitel C, Hindricks G, Sommer P. EKG Registrierung bei Vorhofflimmern. Nervenheilkunde 2012, 31. 797-803
11.   Schoene K, Sommer P. Herzschrittmacher, ICD-, CRT-Systeme– Dysfunktion und Besonderheiten bei Patienten mit diesen Geräten. Up2Date Notfallmedizin, Thieme Verlag. 1/2013.
12.   Müssigbrodt A, Sommer P, Hindricks G. Interventionelle Therapie von Vorhofflimmern - innovative Ablationstechniken. DMW, Kompendium Herz-Kreislauf 2012, 8 (1).
13.   Müssigbrodt A, Hindricks G, Sommer P. Patientenselektion zur Katheterablation von Vorhofflimmern: von paroxysmal bis long standing. Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol. 2013 Mar 14.
14.   Sommer P, Rolf S, Hindricks G. Early experience with MediGuide in AF ablation. JAFIB Vol 5, No. 7, May 2013; ISSN: 1941-6911
15.   Kircher S, Sommer P. Electrophysiological evaluation of pulmonary vein isolation. JAFIB Vol 6, issue 2, August-Sept. 2013; ISSN: 1941-6911
16.   Sommer P, Richter S, Hindricks G, Rolf S. Non-fluoroscopic catheter visualization using MediGuide™ technology: experience from the first 600 procedures. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2014 Sep;40(3):209-14
17.   Sommer P, Hindricks G. Reduktion der Strahlenbelastung im Herzkatheterlabor: das MediGuide System. Forum Sanitas I/2014
18.   Eitel C, Hindricks G, Grothoff M, Gutberlet M, Sommer P. Catheter ablation guided by real time MRI. Curr Cardiol Rep (2014) 16:511; DOI 10.1007/s11886-014-0511-6
19.   Halm U, Lamberts R, Zachäus M, Eitel C, Kircher S, Möbius O, Handmann A, Knopp H, Sommer P, Bollmann A, Hindricks G, Husser G. Gatrointestinale Komplikationen nach Rediofrequenzablation von Vorhofflimmern. Verdauungskrankheiten, Jahrgang 32, Nr. 5/2014, S. 245-250
20.   Hindricks G, Sommer P. Vorhofflimmern. Herzstiftung

1.   Sommer P, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G. How to perform 3-Dimensional entrainment mapping to treat post AF ablation Atrial Tachycardia/AFl; „Hands on“ ablation: The experts’ Approach. Amin Al Ahmad, David Callans, Henry Hsia, Andrea Natale, Oscar Oseroff, Paul J. Wang et al. 2012, ISBN 978-1-935395-24-9.
2.   Sommer P, Piorkowski C. 3-Dimensional Post Pacing Interval Mapping of Left Atrial Tachycardia. Cardiac Mapping, 4th Edition, Mohammad Shenasa, Gerhard Hindricks, Martin Borggrefe, Günter Breithardt. 2012.
Case reports / Editorials

1.   Sommer P; Hindricks G. Iatrogenic atrial septal defect after ablation of atrial fibrillation: do we have to worry? Europace 2010 12: 301-302
2.   Sommer P; Hindricks G. Prevention of oesophageal injury during catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation: Is monitoring of oesophageal temperature the solution? Europace. 2010 Jul;12(7):911-2
3.   Sternick E, Piorkowski C, Hindricks G, Dagres N, Sommer P. Electrical storm from left ventricular epicardial scar in a patient with completely normal endocardial voltage. Heart Vessels. 2011 Nov;26(6):663-6. doi: 10.1007/s00380-010-0109-x. Epub 2011 Jan 28.
4.   Huo Y, Sommer P, Richter S, Arya A. Apparent short PR interval during atrial tachycardia: what is the mechanism? Clin Res Cardiol. 2011 Feb;100(2):181-2. Epub 2010 Sep 24.
5.   Buchta P, Sommer P, Polonski L, Gasior M, Hindricks G, Arya A. Changing coronary sinus activation during catheter ablation of isthmus-dependent right atrial flutter: what is the mechanism? Europace. 2012 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print]
6.   Schönbauer R, Sommer P, Misfeld M, Dinov B, Fiedler L, Huo Y, Gaspar T, Breithardt O, Hindricks G, Arya A. Relevant ventricular septal defect caused by steam pop during ablation of premature ventricular contraction. Circulation. 2013 Jun 18;127(24):e843-4. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.130195.
7.   Piorkowski C, Grotthof M, Gaspar T, Eitel C, Sommer P, Huo Y, John S, Gutberlet M, Hindricks G. Cavotricuspid isthmus ablation guided by real-time magnetic resonance imaging. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb 1;6(1):e7-e10. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.112.973719
8.   Sommer P, Eitel C, Hindricks G, Piorkowski C. "Conventional" isthmus ablation without fluoroscopy. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2013 Aug;37(2):205-6. doi: 10.1007/s10840-012-9737-7. Epub 2012 Oct 19.
Klinik für Kardiologie / Philipp Sommer
Klinik für Kardiologie