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Automated Implantation of Artificial Mitral Chords: Preliminary Results From the Feasibility Trial.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Feb 26;109(2):597-602. Epub 2019 Sep 26.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.08.037DOI Listing
February 2020

Rivaroxaban in patients with mechanical heart valves: A pilot study.

Thromb Res 2020 Feb 7;186:1-6. Epub 2019 Dec 7.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, CH-3010 Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.thromres.2019.12.005DOI Listing
February 2020

Transcatheter aortic valve-in-ring implantation: feasibility in an acute, preclinical, pilot trial.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2019 06;28(6):908-915

Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Heart Center, Universitaetsspital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivy341DOI Listing
June 2019

Robotically Assisted Mitral Valve Repair as the Treatment of Choice for Patients with Difficult Anatomies.

Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 Feb 5;52(1):55-57. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

University Heart Center Zürich, Universitätsspital Zürich, Zürich University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.1.55DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6383848PMC
February 2019

Transcatheter mitral valve chord repair.

Ann Cardiothorac Surg 2018 Nov;7(6):731-740

Heart Valve Clinic, University Hospital of Zürich, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acs.2018.09.09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6288217PMC
November 2018

The role of FDG PET/CT in therapy control of aortic graft infection.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2018 10 11;45(11):1987-1997. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-018-4069-1DOI Listing
October 2018

Bicuspid aortic valve repair with "self-made" radio-opaque rigid annuloplasty ring implantation.

J Card Surg 2018 10 11;33(10):649-650. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

University Heart Center, UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.13816DOI Listing
October 2018

Transvalvular pressure gradients for different methods of mitral valve repair: only neochordoplasty achieves native valve gradients.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2018 02;26(2):248-255

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivx323DOI Listing
February 2018

How do we follow up our patients? Reporting outcomes without complete follow-up data renders us on the weak side.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 02 20;155(2):586-587. Epub 2017 Oct 20.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2017.10.015DOI Listing
February 2018

The grandparent and the grandchild separated by 50 years sharing the left ventricular outflow tract.

Eur Heart J 2018 02;39(5):410

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, Rämistrasse 100, CH-8091 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehx711DOI Listing
February 2018

Leaflet Perforation by Cor-Knot Automated Fasteners: More Usual Than You Think.

Ann Thorac Surg 2018 02;105(2):664-665

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.04.014DOI Listing
February 2018

Recent advances in understanding and managing aortic stenosis.

F1000Res 2018 16;7:58. Epub 2018 Jan 16.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, Rämistrasse 100, 8091 Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.11906.1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5770996PMC
January 2018

Prosthetic valve endocarditis involving the MitraClip device.

J Card Surg 2017 Nov 1;32(11):696-697. Epub 2017 Oct 1.

University Heart Center, Universitätsspital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocs.13225DOI Listing
November 2017

Infective endocarditis after transcatheter aortic valve implantation with LOTUS valve.

Eur Heart J 2017 07;38(28):2230

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehw522DOI Listing
July 2017

Long-Term Outcomes after Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 Apr 30;65(3):191-197. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0036-1587591DOI Listing
April 2017

Selective, segmental decalcification: a safe alternative to extensive debridement of a severely calcified annulus during repair of mitral regurgitation.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2016 10 26;23(4):665-7. Epub 2016 Jun 26.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivw191DOI Listing
October 2016

Effect of PEEP, blood volume, and inspiratory hold maneuvers on venous return.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2016 09 15;311(3):H794-806. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00931.2015DOI Listing
September 2016

Treatment of isolated ascending aortic aneurysm by off-pump epiaortic wrapping is safe and durable.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2016 08 15;23(2):286-91. Epub 2016 Apr 15.

Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivw103DOI Listing
August 2016

Is surgery in acute aortic dissection type A still contraindicated in the presence of preoperative neurological symptoms?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2015 Dec 20;48(6):945-50; discussion 950. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

Department of Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Inselspital University Hospital Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezu538DOI Listing
December 2015

Current challenges in interventional mitral valve treatment.

J Thorac Dis 2015 Sep;7(9):1536-42

1 Klinik für Herz- und Gefässchirurgie, UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland ; 2 San Raffaele University Hospital, Milan, Italy ; 3 Klinik für Kardiologie, UniversitätsSpital Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2015.04.58DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4598533PMC
September 2015

Effects of Thoratec pulsatile ventricular assist device timing on the abdominal aortic wave intensity pattern.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2014 Oct 22;307(8):H1243-51. Epub 2014 Aug 22.

Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; ARTORG Center for Biomedical Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00085.2014DOI Listing
October 2014

Control of ventricular unloading using an electrocardiogram-synchronized Thoratec paracorporeal ventricular assist device.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Sep 12;146(3):710-7. Epub 2013 Jan 12.

Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.12.048DOI Listing
September 2013

Reply to the editor.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Apr;145(4):1145-1146

ARTORG Cardiovascular Engineering, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.12.075DOI Listing
April 2013

Asymmetric speed modulation of a rotary blood pump affects ventricular unloading.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 Feb 11;43(2):383-8. Epub 2012 Jun 11.

ARTORG Cardiovascular Engineering, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezs299DOI Listing
February 2013

Massive pulmonary embolism: surgical embolectomy versus thrombolytic therapy--should surgical indications be revisited?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2013 Jan 30;43(1):90-4; discussion 94. Epub 2012 Mar 30.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezs123DOI Listing
January 2013

Ten-year comparison of pericardial tissue valves versus mechanical prostheses for aortic valve replacement in patients younger than 60 years of age.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 Nov 17;144(5):1075-83. Epub 2012 Feb 17.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.01.024DOI Listing
November 2012

Pulsatile control of rotary blood pumps: Does the modulation waveform matter?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 Oct 12;144(4):970-7. Epub 2012 Mar 12.

ARTORG Cardiovascular Engineering, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.02.015DOI Listing
October 2012

Eggs ultrastructure and early development of Franciscodoras marmoratus (Pisces: Doradidae).

Anat Histol Embryol 2012 Jun 8;41(3):177-83. Epub 2011 Dec 8.

Programa de Pós-graduação em Zoologia de Vertebrados, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/j.1439-0264.2011.01121.x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0264.2011.01121.xDOI Listing
June 2012

Ideal site for ventricular anchoring of artificial chordae in mitral regurgitation.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 Apr 27;143(4 Suppl):S78-81. Epub 2011 Oct 27.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2011.09.031DOI Listing
April 2012

Effect of pulsatility on the mathematical modeling of rotary blood pumps.

Artif Organs 2011 Aug 27;35(8):825-32. Epub 2011 Jul 27.

ARTORG Cardiovascular Engineering, Universität Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-1594.2011.01276.xDOI Listing
August 2011

Persistent sensitivity disorders at the radial artery and saphenous vein graft harvest sites: a neglected side effect of coronary artery bypass grafting procedures.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2011 Jul 22;40(1):221-6. Epub 2010 Dec 22.

Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, Inselspital Berne, Berne University Hospital and University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.11.020DOI Listing
July 2011

Retracted: right anterior minithoracotomy for minimal access aortic valve replacement.

J Card Surg 2009 May 28. Epub 2009 May 28.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8191.2009.00862.xDOI Listing
May 2009

Superior flow pattern of internal thoracic artery over saphenous vein grafts during OPCAB procedures.

J Card Surg 2009 Jan-Feb;24(1):2-5

Department for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8191.2008.00730.xDOI Listing
April 2009

Ascending aortic dissection after proximal bypass anastomotic device.

J Card Surg 2008 Sep-Oct;23(5):585-6. Epub 2008 Mar 28.

Department for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-8191.2007.00561.xDOI Listing
March 2009

Ascending aortic dissection after proximal bypass anastomotic device.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008 Nov;136(5):1364-5

Department for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2006.12.075DOI Listing
November 2008

Mediastinal tumor?--Gibson-Mikulicz tampon.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2007 Feb 18;31(2):308. Epub 2006 Dec 18.

Department of General Surgery, Triemli City Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2006.11.028DOI Listing
February 2007

Guidant Heartstring: initial experience in OPCAB surgery.

Heart Surg Forum 2005 ;8(1):E4-8

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20041113DOI Listing
December 2006

Hyperhomocyst(e)inemia impairs angiogenesis in a murine model of limb ischemia.

Vasc Med 2005 Feb;10(1):15-22

Department of Medicine (Cardiovascular Research), Caritas St Elizabeth's Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135-2997, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1191/1358863x05vm585oaDOI Listing
February 2005

Umbilical cord blood derived endothelial progenitor cells for tissue engineering of vascular grafts.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 Dec;78(6):2094-8

Department of Surgical Research and Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2004.06.052DOI Listing
December 2004

Magnetic resonance mapping of transplanted endothelial progenitor cells for therapeutic neovascularization in ischemic heart disease.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2004 Jul;26(1):137-43

Divisions of Cardiovascular Research and Cardiovascular Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02135, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2004.03.024DOI Listing
July 2004

Repair of postinfarction dyskinetic LV aneurysm with either linear or patch technique.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2002 Jul;22(1):129-34

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1010-7940(02)00210-5DOI Listing
July 2002

Results of surgery for irreversible moderate to severe mitral valve regurgitation secondary to myocardial infarction.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2002 May;21(5):818-24

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1010-7940(02)00065-9DOI Listing
May 2002

Surgical management of acute mitral valve regurgitation due to post-infarction papillary muscle rupture.

J Heart Valve Dis 2002 Jan;11(1):20-5; discussion 26

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

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January 2002