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Prevalence and in-hospital outcome of aspiration in out-of-hospital intubated trauma patients.

Eur J Emerg Med 2018 10;25(5):362-367

Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich.

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October 2018

Comparison of Levosimendan and Milrinone for ECLS Weaning in Patients After Cardiac Surgery-A Retrospective Before-and-After Study.

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2018 Oct 6;32(5):2112-2119. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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October 2018

Diet, medication use and drug intake during pregnancy: data from the consecutive Swiss Health Surveys of 2007 and 2012.

Swiss Med Wkly 2017 27;147:w14572. Epub 2017 Dec 27.

Department of Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland.

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September 2018

Correlation between increased orbital volume and enophthalmos and diplopia in patients with fractures of the orbital floor or the medial orbital wall.

J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2018 Sep 13;46(9):1544-1549. Epub 2018 Jun 13.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of Zürich, (Head of Department: Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Martin Rücker), Frauenklinikstrasse 24, 8091, Zürich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Long-Term Prognosis of Patients With Takotsubo Syndrome.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 Aug;72(8):874-882

University Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Heart rate elevations during early sepsis predict death in fluid-resuscitated rats with fecal peritonitis.

Intensive Care Med Exp 2018 Aug 20;6(1):28. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Institute of Anesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

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August 2018

Predictors for shorter and longer length of hospital stay outliers: a retrospective case-control study of 8247 patients at a university hospital trauma department.

Swiss Med Wkly 2018 Aug 22;148:w14650. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Medical Directorate, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

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August 2018

Subspecialized Radiological Reporting Expedites Turnaround Time of Radiology Reports and Increases Productivity.

Rofo 2018 07 15;190(7):623-629. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Department of Radiology, Kantonsspital Graubunden, Chur, Switzerland.

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July 2018

Significant Association of Slow Vasogenic ICP Waves with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Diagnosis.

Acta Neurochir Suppl 2018 ;126:243-246

The Interface Group, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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July 2018

A smartphone application to determine body length for body weight estimation in children: a prospective clinical trial.

J Clin Monit Comput 2018 Jun 28;32(3):571-578. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

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June 2018

Risk Factors for Higher-than-Expected Residual Rivaroxaban Plasma Concentrations in Real-Life Patients.

Thromb Haemost 2018 May 3;118(5):808-817. Epub 2018 Apr 3.

Division of Haematology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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May 2018

Do surgical modifications at the annular level during the Ross procedure negatively influence the structural and functional durability of the autograft?

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2018 May 15. Epub 2018 May 15.

Department of Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric Heart Center Duisburg, University of Düsseldorf, Duisburg, Germany.

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May 2018

The Impact of Prehospital Tranexamic Acid on Blood Coagulation in Trauma Patients.

Anesth Analg 2018 Feb;126(2):522-529

From the Institute of Anesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland.

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February 2018

Is Detrusor Contraction during Rapid Bladder Filling Caused by Cold or Warm Water? A Randomized, Controlled, Double-Blind Trial.

J Urol 2018 Jan 25;199(1):223-228. Epub 2017 Jul 25.

Neuro-Urology, Spinal Cord Injury Center and Research, University of Zürich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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January 2018

Comparison of two different coagulation algorithms on the use of allogenic blood products and coagulation factors in severely injured trauma patients: a retrospective, multicentre, observational study.

Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2018 Jan 8;26(1). Epub 2018 Jan 8.

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zürich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091, Zürich, Switzerland.

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January 2018

Improving animal welfare using continuous nalbuphine infusion in a long-term rat model of sepsis.

Intensive Care Med Exp 2017 Dec 20;5(1):23. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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December 2017

Lung transplantation in the elderly: Influence of age, comorbidities, underlying disease, and extended criteria donor lungs.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2017 Dec 29;154(6):2135-2141. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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December 2017

Texture analysis of acute myocardial infarction with CT: First experience study.

PLoS One 2017 2;12(11):e0186876. Epub 2017 Nov 2.

Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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December 2017

Phase I study of a chloroquine-gemcitabine combination in patients with metastatic or unresectable pancreatic cancer.

Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2017 Nov 4;80(5):1005-1012. Epub 2017 Oct 4.

Department of Oncology, University Hospital of Zürich, Rämistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

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November 2017

Gender differences in the decrease of in-hospital mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction during the last 20 years in Switzerland.

Open Heart 2017 14;4(2):e000689. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

AMIS Plus Data Center, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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November 2017

Coronary artery calcium scoring for ruling-out acute coronary syndrome in chest pain CT.

Am J Emerg Med 2017 Oct 31;35(10):1565-1567. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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October 2017

Impact of city police layperson education and equipment with automatic external defibrillators on patient outcome after out of hospital cardiac arrest.

Resuscitation 2017 09 24;118:27-34. Epub 2017 Jun 24.

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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September 2017

Cerebral strokes in children on intracorporeal ventricular assist devices: analysis of the EUROMACS Registry.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Sep 25. Epub 2017 Sep 25.

Department of Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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September 2017

Influence of Standard Laboratory Procedures on Measures of Erythrocyte Damage.

Front Physiol 2017 29;8:731. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

The Interface Group, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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September 2017

Bilateral Sensory Changes and High Burden of Disease in Patients With Chronic Pain and Unilateral Nondermatomal Somatosensory Deficits: A Quantitative Sensory Testing and Clinical Study.

Clin J Pain 2017 Aug;33(8):746-755

*Centre for Pain Medicine, Swiss Paraplegic-Centre, Nottwil †Department of General Internal Medicine, Psychosomatic Division, C.L. Lory-Haus, Inselspital, University Hospital, Bern ‡RehaClinic, Bad Zurzach ¶Division of Biostatistics, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich Departments of §Psychiatry **Neurology, University Hospital Zurich #Medical Practice Hottingen, Zurich ∥ANNR Neurology, RehaClinic, Baden, Switzerland ††Neurological Center Rosenhuegel & Karl Landsteiner Institute for Clinical Epilepsy Research and Cognitive Neurology, Vienna, Austria.

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August 2017

Blind Intubation through Self-pressurized, Disposable Supraglottic Airway Laryngeal Intubation Masks: An International, Multicenter, Prospective Cohort Study.

Anesthesiology 2017 08;127(2):307-316

From the Departments of OUTCOMES RESEARCH (K.R., A.T., D.I.S.) and General Anesthesiology (K.R.), Anesthesiology Institute, and Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (J.Y.), Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; Institute of Anesthesiology, University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (K.R., D.W.T., T.R., D.R.S.); Department of Anesthesia and Pain Therapy, Kantonsspital Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland (S.E.G., D.W.T., M.C., M.T.G.); Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, Department of Biostatistics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (B.S.); and Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland (T.G.).

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August 2017

Influence of Ribavirin Serum Levels on Outcome of Antiviral Treatment and Anemia in Hepatitis C Virus Infection.

PLoS One 2016 7;11(7):e0158512. Epub 2016 Jul 7.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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July 2017

Prognostic value of long-term blood pressure changes in patients with chronic heart failure.

Eur J Heart Fail 2017 07 27;19(7):837-842. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

University Heart Centre, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Rämistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

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July 2017

Factors Influencing Quality of Pain Management in a Physician Staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service.

Anesth Analg 2017 07;125(1):200-209

From the *Institute of Anesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; †Swiss Air-Ambulance, Rega (Rettungsflugwacht/Guarde Aérienne), Zurich, Switzerland; and ‡Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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July 2017

The intervertebral disc, the endplates and the vertebral bone marrow as a unit in the process of degeneration.

Eur Radiol 2017 Jun 5;27(6):2507-2520. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Spine Division, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich, 8008, Switzerland.

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June 2017

Dual Energy CT Pulmonary Angiography with 6g Iodine-A Propensity Score-Matched Study.

PLoS One 2016 1;11(12):e0167214. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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June 2017

Aldosterone and renin in cardiac patients referred for catheterization.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Jun;96(25):e7282

aLaboratory of Signal Transduction, Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel, Hebelstrasse, Basel bDepartment of Cardiology, Luzerner Kantonsspital, Spitalstrasse, Luzern cClinica dell'Ipertensione Arteriosa, Department of Medicine, University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy dDivision of Biostatistics, University of Zurich, EBPI, Hirschengraben, Zürich eInstitute Viollier, Hagmattstrasse, Allschwil, Switzerland fInovise Medical, Inc., Creekside Corporate Park, Nimbus Ave D, Beaverton, OR gAMIS Plus Data Center, University of Zurich, EBPI, Hirschengraben, Zurich, Switzerland.

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June 2017

Assessment of prostate cancer with integrated CT-perfusion using a sector-wise approach.

Turk J Urol 2017 Jun 3;43(2):152-157. Epub 2017 May 3.

Department of Urology, Lucerne Cantonal Hospital, Switzerland.

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June 2017

Survival, quality of life and impact of right heart failure in patients with acute cardiogenic shock treated with ECMO.

Heart Lung 2016 Sep-Oct;45(5):409-15. Epub 2016 Aug 8.

Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Heart Center, Rämistraße 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland.

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May 2017

Type 2 myocardial infarction: incidence, presentation, treatment and outcome in routine clinical practice.

J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2017 May;18(5):341-347

aAMIS Plus Data Center, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich bDepartment of Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, Berne University Hospital, Berne cDivision of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich dCardiovascular Department, La Tour Hospital, Geneva eDivision of Cardiology, Cardiocentro Ticino, Lugano fAMIS Plus, Zurich, Switzerland.

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May 2017

Reimbursement of care for severe trauma under SwissDRG.

Swiss Med Wkly 2016 21;146:w14334. Epub 2016 Aug 21.

Medical Directorate, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland.

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April 2017

Safety and efficacy of cardiopoietic stem cells in the treatment of post-infarction left-ventricular dysfunction - From cardioprotection to functional repair in a translational pig infarction model.

Biomaterials 2017 04 23;122:48-62. Epub 2016 Nov 23.

Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Wyss Translational Center Zurich, ETH and University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Disease Biophysics Group, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA.

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April 2017

Quarantine versus pathogen-reduced plasma-coagulation factor content and rotational thromboelastometry coagulation.

Transfusion 2017 03 27;57(3):637-645. Epub 2016 Nov 27.

Regional Blood Transfusion Service, Zurich Swiss Red Cross, Zurich, Switzerland.

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March 2017

Accuracy of non-invasive continuous total hemoglobin measurement by Pulse CO-Oximetry in severe traumatized and surgical bleeding patients.

J Clin Monit Comput 2017 Feb 19;31(1):177-185. Epub 2015 Dec 19.

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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February 2017

Association between traumatic bone marrow abnormalities of the knee, the trauma mechanism and associated soft-tissue knee injuries.

Eur Radiol 2017 Jan 21;27(1):393-403. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH - 8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

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January 2017

Bacterial reduction and shift with NPWT after surgical debridements: a retrospective cohort study.

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2017 Jan 17;137(1):55-62. Epub 2016 Dec 17.

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

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January 2017

C-MAC videolaryngoscope compared with direct laryngoscopy for rapid sequence intubation in an emergency department: A randomised clinical trial.

Eur J Anaesthesiol 2016 12;33(12):943-948

From the Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich (SS, DU, MS, MB, DRS, KR), Institute of Physiology, University Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (MS), Department of Internal Medicine 2, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria (GG), Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, Department of Biostatistics, University of Zurich, Switzerland (BS), and Department of Outcomes Research; Department of General Anaesthesiology, Anaesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (KR) *Simon Sulser and Dirk Ubmann contributed equally to the writing of this article.

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December 2016

The ALPPS Risk Score: Avoiding Futile Use of ALPPS.

Ann Surg 2016 Nov;264(5):763-771

*Department of Surgery and Transplantation, Swiss HPB and Transplant Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland†Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Asklepios Hospital Barmbek, Hamburg, Germany‡Semmelweis University, Budapest, Campus Hamburg, Germany§Institute for Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland¶Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen, Germany||General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany**Department of Surgery and Liver and Pancreas transplantation, Virgen de la Arrixaca Clinic and University Hospital, Murcia, Spain††Department of Surgery, Division of HPB Surgery, Liver Transplant Unit, Italian Hospital Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina‡‡Department of HPB and Liver Transplant Surgery, University College London, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.

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November 2016

Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion: Effect of device positioning on outcome.

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2016 Oct 28;88(4):656-664. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

University Heart Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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October 2016

Total inpatient treatment costs in patients with severe burns: towards a more accurate reimbursement model.

Swiss Med Wkly 2015 24;145:w14217. Epub 2015 Nov 24.

Medical Directorate, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland.

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September 2016

CT Angiography of the Aorta: Prospective Evaluation of Individualized Low-Volume Contrast Media Protocols.

Radiology 2016 09 2;280(3):960-8. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

From the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology (K.H., T.S., G.P., F.M., T.P., H.A., D.B.H.) and Division of Vascular Surgery (M.L.), University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland; and Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland (B.S.).

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September 2016

The AVICH Score: A Novel Grading System to Predict Clinical Outcome in Arteriovenous Malformation-Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage.

World Neurosurg 2016 Aug 2;92:292-297. Epub 2016 May 2.

Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. Electronic address:

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August 2016

Advanced airway management in an anaesthesiologist-staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS): A retrospective analysis of 1047 out-of-hospital intubations.

Resuscitation 2016 08 27;105:66-9. Epub 2016 May 27.

Institute of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Departments of Outcomes Research and General Anesthesiology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA(2). Electronic address:

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August 2016

Intra-operative events during cardiac surgery are risk factors for the development of delirium in the ICU.

Crit Care 2016 Aug 21;20:264. Epub 2016 Aug 21.

Cardio-Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Institute of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich and University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 100, CH-8091, Zurich, Switzerland.

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August 2016

Correlation Between Arthroscopy Simulator and Video Game Performance: A Cross-Sectional Study of 30 Volunteers Comparing 2- and 3-Dimensional Video Games.

Arthroscopy 2016 07 19;32(7):1328-34. Epub 2016 Mar 19.

Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zürich, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland; Orthopedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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July 2016

Predictors of High Profit and High Deficit Outliers under SwissDRG of a Tertiary Care Center.

PLoS One 2015 30;10(10):e0140874. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Medical Directorate, University Hospital of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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June 2016

Using educational video to enhance protocol adherence for medical procedures.

Br J Anaesth 2016 May;116(5):662-9

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Rämistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland

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May 2016

Sex and Age Aspects in Patients Suffering From Out-Of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Retrospective Analysis of 760 Consecutive Patients.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 May;95(18):e3561

From the Institute of Anesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich (TP, NT, AK, MB, SS, DRS, KR); Schutz und Rettung, Ambulance Service, Zurich, Switzerland (SMM); Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, Department of Biostatistics, University of Zurich, Switzerland (BS); and Department of Outcomes Research and General Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (KR).

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May 2016

The benefits of elective spinal implant removal: a retrospective study of 137 patients.

Eur Spine J 2016 Mar 4;25(3):856-64. Epub 2015 Sep 4.

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

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March 2016

Ease and difficulty of pre-hospital airway management in 425 paediatric patients treated by a helicopter emergency medical service: a retrospective analysis.

Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2016 Mar 5;24:22. Epub 2016 Mar 5.

Institute of Anaesthesiology, University and University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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March 2016

Comparison of in vivo cone-beam and multidetector computed tomographic scans by three-dimensional merging software.

Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2015 Dec 23;53(10):1021-6. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

University Hospital of Zurich, Division of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery, Frauenklinikstrasse 24 CH - 8091 Zurich Switzerland. Electronic address:

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December 2015

The 3dMD photogrammetric photo system in cranio-maxillofacial surgery: Validation of interexaminer variations and perceptions.

J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2015 Nov 29;43(9):1798-803. Epub 2015 Aug 29.

Clinic for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery (Head: Prof. M. Rücker), University Hospital of Zurich, Frauenklinikstrasse 24, CH-8091 Zurich, Switzerland; Surgical Planning Laboratory (Head: Prof. R. Kikinis), Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address:

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November 2015

Disappointing Success of Electrical Cardioversion for New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation in Cardiosurgical ICU Patients.

Crit Care Med 2015 Nov;43(11):2354-9

1Cardiosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Institute of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. 2Department of Cardiology, University Heart Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. 3Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute (EBPI), Department of Biostatistics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

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November 2015