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Christian Georg Lilje

InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
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    Albert-Ludwigs University, School of Medicine, Freiburg, GermanyMD05/1992Medicine
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DCSpecial Studies04/1989Biomedical Ethics
    Albert-Ludwigs University, Children’s Hospital, Freiburg, Germany Residency01/1997Pediatrics
    Albert-Ludwigs University, Children’s Hospital, Albert-Ludwigs University, Children’s Hospital Freiburg, GermanyFellowship10/1997Pediatric Cardiology
    University of Hamburg, University Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany Fellowship01/1999Pediatric Cardiology
    Tulane University, Hospital for Children, New Orleans, LA Fellowship12/2004Pediatric Cardiology
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    1988 - 1989Scholarship, Fulbright Foundation
    1987 - 1992Scholarship, German National Merit Foundation
    2002 - 2002Poster Prize, European Society of Cardiology
    2012Teaching Award (Nominee), Aesculapian Society LSUHSC
    2011 - 2019Leading Physicians of the World – Doctors of Excellence, International Assoc. of Healthcare Professionals
    2017Who's Who, Marquis
    2006 - 2011WHO’s WHO science and engineering, Marquis
    2009WHO’s WHO in America, Marquis
    2019WHO’s WHO in the World, Marquis
    2015 - 2019America’s Best Physicians, National Consumer Advisory Board
    2017 - 2018Top Cardiologist in New Orleans, LA, International Assoc. of Cardiologists
    2014The Best Pediatricians and Specialists in New Orleans, www.NewOrleansMomsBlog.com
    2007Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century, Internatl. Biographical Centre
    2010 - 2019Dictionary of International Biography, Internatl. Biographical Centre
    2010 - 20192000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, Internatl. Biographical Centre
    2011www.SuperDoctors.com, www.SuperDoctors.com
    2012International Dictionary of Professionals, American Biographical Institute
    2010International Peace Prize, United Cultural Convention

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    1. Chau AC, Jones A, Sutherland M, Lilje C, Sernich S, Hagan J, Miller J. Characteristics of Isolated Ventricular Septal Defects Less Likely to Close In Utero. J Ultrasound Med. 2018 Aug; 37(8):1891-1898. PMID: 29392755.
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    2. Lilje C, Cronan JC, Schwartzenburg EJ, Owers EM, Clesi P, Gomez R, Stender S, Vargas A, Hempe J, Chalew SA, Cardinale JP. Intima-Media Thickness at different arterial segments in pediatric type 1 diabetes patients and its relationship with Advanced Glycation End Products. Pediatric Diabetes. 2018; 3(19):450-456.
    3. Lilje C, Chauhan A, Turner JP, Carson TH, Velez MC, Arcement C, Caspi J. Pediatric pulmonary embolism – diagnostic and management challenges. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2018; 1(9):110-113.
    4. Thompson D, Patrick-Esteve J, Surcouf JW, Rivera D, Castellanos B, Desai P, Lilje C, Lacassie Y, Marble M, Zambrano R. RAF1 variants causing biventricular hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in two preterm infants: further phenotypic delineation and review of literature. Clin Dysmorphol. 2017 Oct; 26(4):195-199. PMID: 28777121.
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    5. Lilje C, Harry J, Gajewski KK, Gardner RV. A modified noninvasive screening protocol for pulmonary hypertension in children with sickle cell disease-Who should be sent for invasive evaluation? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Nov; 64(11). PMID: 28475298.
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    6. Avula S, Nguyen TM, Marble M, Lilje C. Cardiac response to enzyme replacement therapy in infantile Pompe disease with severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Echocardiography. 2017 Apr; 34(4):621-624. PMID: 28266734.
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    7. Zambrano RM, Marble M, Chalew SA, Lilje C, Vargas A, Lacassie Y. Further evidence that variants in PPP1CB cause a rasopathy similar to Noonan syndrome with loose anagen hair. Am J Med Genet A. 2017 02; 173(2):565-567. PMID: 27868344.
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    8. Lilje C, Paredes AM. Abnormal Origin of one Pulmonary Artery from the Ascending Aorta-Embryologic Considerations. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2016; 35(3):209-12. PMID: 27115791.
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    9. Lilje C, Mallula K, Ward K, Congeni J. Shortness of Breath and Headaches. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2016; 6(15):363-365.
    10. Chauhan A, Arcement C, Gajewski KK, Lilje C. Delayed congenital diaphragmatic hernia with complex cardiac and gastrointestinal defects. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2016; 12(15):583-585.
    11. Desai P, Guerra VC, Lilje C. Isolated Congenital Right Atrial Aneurysm. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2016 Jan 01; 2150135116682466. PMID: 28036232.
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    12. Paredes AM, Caspi J, Lilje C. Tetralogy of Fallot and anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta associated with absent right internal carotid artery. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2015 Apr; 6(2):324-7. PMID: 25870359.
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    13. Hraska V, Lilje C, Kantorová A, Photiadis J, Fink C, Asfour B, Lacour-Gayet F, Schneider MB, Haun C. Ross-konno procedure in children: midterm results. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2010 Apr; 1(1):28-33. PMID: 23804720.
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    14. Lilje C, Thiel C, Weil J, Schrum J, Stork A. Non-surgical management of advanced cardiac lymphoma. J Pediatr. 2008 Mar; 152(3):440. PMID: 18280857.
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    15. Kantorova A, Zbieranek K, Sauer H, Lilje C, Haun C, Hraska V. Primary early correction of tetralogy of Fallot irrespective of age. Cardiol Young. 2008 Apr; 18(2):153-7. PMID: 18252030.
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    16. Lilje C, Weil J, Rázek V. Double discordance in the hypoplastic left heart. Pediatric Cardiology. 2008; 3(29):688-689.
    17. Lilje C, Schrum J, Stork A, Thiel C, Weil J. Non-surgical management of advanced cardiac lymphoma. Journal of Pediatrics. 2008; 3(152):440.e1.
    18. Lilje C, Lê TP, Weil J, Rázek V. Real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography for follow-up of Waterston shunt. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2008 Apr; 21(4):408.e3. PMID: 17919886.
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    19. Lilje C, Lê TP, Ntalakoura K, Weil J, Lacour-Gayet F. Noninvasive follow-up of complications after the Takeuchi operation. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2007 Dec; 20(12):1415.e3-4. PMID: 17628413.
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    20. Lilje C, Finger LJ, Ascuitto RJ. Complete unilateral leg duplication with ipsilateral renal agenesis. Acta Paediatr. 2007 Mar; 96(3):464-5. PMID: 17407482.
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    21. Lilje C, Weiss F, Lacour-Gayet F, Rázek V, Ntalakoura K, Weil J, Lê TP. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Double-outlet left ventricle. Circulation. 2007 Jan 23; 115(3):e36-7. PMID: 17242287.
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    22. Lilje C, Krug I, Hildebrandt F, Brandis M. … und wie ich mich fühlte: Reflexion eines Konsils [How I felt about it: thoughts on a consultation]. Monatsschrift für Kinderheilkunde. 2007; Suppl1(155):37-38.
    23. Lilje C, Rázek V, Joyce JJ, Rau T, Finckh BF, Weiss F, Habermann CR, Rice JC, Weil J. The chronic heart failure is not so frequent in non-compaction: reply. European Heart Journal. 2007; 10(28):1269-1270.
    24. Lilje C, Rázek V, Joyce JJ, Rau T, Finckh BF, Weiss F, Habermann CR, Rice JC, Weil J. Myopathic background of non-compaction in children: reply. European Heart Journal. 2007; 1(28):139-140.
    25. Lilje C, Rázek V, Joyce JJ, Rau T, Finckh BF, Weiss F, Habermann CR, Rice JC, Weil J. Complications of non-compaction of the left ventricular myocardium in a paediatric population: a prospective study. Eur Heart J. 2006 Aug; 27(15):1855-60. PMID: 16818458.
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    26. Lilje C, Weiss F, Lacour-Gayet F, Ntalakoura K, Rázek V, Weil J. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Complete ectopia cordis. Circulation. 2006 May 16; 113(19):e757-8. PMID: 16702476.
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    27. Lilje C, Rázek V, Schäfer H, Weil J. Noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium. J Pediatr. 2006 Apr; 148(4):562. PMID: 16647426.
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    28. Mir TS, Haun C, Lilje C, Laer S, Weil J. Utility of N-terminal Natriuretic Peptide plasma concentrations in comparison to lactate and troponin in children with congenital heart disease following open-heart surgery. Pediatric Cardiology. 2006; 2(27):209-216.
    29. Lilje C, Joyce JJ. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Giant coronary artery aneurysms in Kawasaki disease. Circulation. 2005 Jun 21; 111(24):e440. PMID: 15967855.
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    30. Weiss F, Habermann CR, Lilje C, Nimz M, Rázek V, Dallmeyer J, Stork A, Graessner J, Weil J, Adam G. MRT der Pulmonalarterien bei Kindern nach arterieller Switch-Operation (ASO) bei Transposition der großen Gefaesse (d-TGA) [MRI of pulmonary arteries in follow-up after arterial switch operation (ASO) for transposition of great arteries (d-TGA)]. Röfo Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr Neuen Bildgeb Verfah. 2005; 6(177):849-855.
    31. Lilje C, Weiss F, Weil J. Detection of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection by magnetic resonance imaging. Pediatric Cardiology. 2005; 4(26):490-491.
    32. Lilje C, Weiss F, Weil J. Non-invasive follow-up of atrial septal defect device occlusion. Heart. 2005; 4(91):464.
    33. Lilje C, Habermann CR, Weil J. Magnetic resonance imaging follow up of total cavopulmonary connection. Heart. 2005; 3(91):395.
    34. Weiss F, Habermann CR, Lilje C, Weil J, Adam G. MR-Tomographie kongenitaler Herzvitien im Kindesalter [MRI of congenital heart disease in childhood]. Röfo Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr Neuen Bildgeb Verfah. 2004; 2(176):191-199.
    35. Lilje C, Greiner P, Riede UN, Sontheimer J, Brandis M. Dieulafoy lesion in a one-year-old child. J Pediatr Surg. 2004 Jan; 39(1):133-4. PMID: 14694393.
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    36. Weiss F, Habermann CR, Lilje C, Razek V, Weil J, Adam G. MR-Tomographie in der morphologischen Darstellung der isolierten Non-Compaction des linksventrikulären Myokards (NCVM) [MRI in the diagnosis of non-compacted ventricular myocardium (NCVM) compared to echocardiography]. Röfo Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr Neuen Bildgeb Verfah. 2003; 9(175):1214-1219.
    37. Schmidt GN, Burmeister MA, Lilje C, Wappler F, Bischoff P. Acute heart failure during spinal surgery in a boy with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2003; 6(90):800-804.
    38. Lilje CG, Heinen F, Laubenberger J, Krug I, Brandis M. Benign course of central pontine myelinolysis in a patient with anorexia nervosa. Pediatr Neurol. 2002 Aug; 27(2):132-5. PMID: 12213614.
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    39. Weiss F, Habermann CR, Lilje C, Sasse K, Kühne T, Weil J, Adam G. Wertigkeit der MRT in der postoperativen Diagnostik komplexer kongenitaler Herzvitien am Beispiel der Fontan Zirkulation und deren Vorstufen [MRI in postoperative assessment of univentricular heart disease: correlation with echocardiography and angiography]. Röfo Fortschr Geb Rontgenstr Neuen Bildgeb Verfah. 2002; 12(174):1537-1543.
    40. Lilje C, Wilhelm C, Gildein HP. Congenital aneurysm of the descending aorta in a neonate. American Journal of Cardiology. 1999; 4(84):491-492[A10].
    41. Gildein HP, Germeroth O, Lilje C, Krüger M, Wildberg A, Mocellin R. Interventioneller Verschluß des persistierenden Ductus arteriosus Botalli mit Gianturco-Spiralen [Interventional occlusion of persistent ductus arteriosus Botalli with Gianturco spirals]. Zeitschrift für Kardiologie. 1999; 7(88):510-520.
    42. Lilje C, Sauter S, Hinkelbein W, Korinthenberg R, Niemeyer C. Schwere Neuropathie nach Chemo- und Radiotherapie eines Ewing-Sarkoms [Severe neuropathy after chemo- and radiotherapy of Ewing sarcoma]. Klinische Pädiatrie. 1995; 4(207):204-206.
    43. Lilje C. Klinische 'ethics consultation' in den USA: Hintergründe, Denkstile und Praxis [Clinical ethics consultation in the US: theory and practice]. Medizin in Recht und Ethik [Medicine in law and ethics], Vol 31. 1995; 1-263.
    44. Lilje C. Ethics consultation: a dangerous, antidemocratic charlatanry? Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 1993; 2(4):438-42. PMID: 11643218.
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    45. Lilje C. Methodische Grundlagen ethischer Handlungsbegründung im Rahmen der US-amerikanischen 'Bioethics' [Decision-making in US-bioethics]. In Schubert-Lehnhardt V (ed.). Ethik in der Medizin und Biotechnologie. 1991; 14-18.
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