Dr. Gregor J Kocher, MD - University Hospital Bern - PD Dr. med.

Dr. Gregor J Kocher

MD

University Hospital Bern

PD Dr. med.

Bern, Bern | Switzerland

Main Specialties: Thoracic Surgery

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Dr. Gregor J Kocher, MD - University Hospital Bern - PD Dr. med.

Dr. Gregor J Kocher

MD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: University Hospital Bern - Bern, Bern , Switzerland

Specialties:

Education

Jun 1999 - Sep 2005
Universität Zurich Medizinische Fakultät
M.D.

Experience

Jun 2010
University Hospital Bern / Inselspital
Deputy Chief
Division of General Thoracic Surgery

Publications

30Publications

447Reads

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48PubMed Central Citations

Sternal elevation techniques during the minimally invasive repair of pectus excavatum.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2019 Oct;29(4):497-502

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Bern University Hospital/Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivz142DOI Listing
October 2019
2 Reads

Surgical smoke: still an underestimated health hazard in the operating theatre.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Apr;55(4):626-631

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezy356DOI Listing
April 2019
9 Reads
3.304 Impact Factor

Corrigendum to 'Surgical smoke: still an underestimated health hazard in the operating theatre' [Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019;55:626--631]†.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2019 Apr;55(4):803

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezz017DOI Listing
April 2019
2 Reads
3.304 Impact Factor

Multiport and uniportal VATS sleeve resections.

Authors:
Gregor J Kocher

J Thorac Dis 2019 Apr;11(4):1091-1093

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2019.02.92DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6531731PMC
April 2019

Standardized Haller and Asymmetry Index Combined for a More Accurate Assessment of Pectus Excavatum.

Ann Thorac Surg 2019 01 29;107(1):271-276. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Stiftung Ostschweizer Kinderspital, St. Gallen, Switzerland; Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.07.086DOI Listing
January 2019
8 Reads
3.850 Impact Factor

The role of handheld spirometry in lung surgery.

J Thorac Dis 2018 Nov;10(Suppl 33):S3954-S3956

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.09.68DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6297481PMC
November 2018
1 Read

Xiphoidectomy for Intractable Xiphodynia.

World J Surg 2018 11;42(11):3646-3650

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, 3010, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-4668-9DOI Listing
November 2018
7 Reads
2.642 Impact Factor

First Rib Resection for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: The Robotic Approach.

World J Surg 2018 10;42(10):3250-3255

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-4636-4DOI Listing
October 2018
12 Reads
2.642 Impact Factor

Upper lobe anterior segment (S3): technique of fissureless uniportal VATS segmentectomy.

J Thorac Dis 2018 Jun;10(6):3797-3799

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2018.05.88DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6051778PMC
June 2018
4 Reads

Treatment of isolated sternal fracture with a vacuum bell in an 8-year-old boy.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2018 05;26(5):888-889

Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivx421DOI Listing
May 2018
7 Reads

Chest wall stabilization in ventilator-dependent traumatic flail chest patients: who benefits?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 04;51(4):696-701

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Bern/Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezw365DOI Listing
April 2017
61 Reads
3 Citations
3.304 Impact Factor

Completely Thoracoscopic Diaphragmatic Plication.

World J Surg 2017 Apr;41(4):1019-1022

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-016-3789-2DOI Listing
April 2017
7 Reads
2.642 Impact Factor

European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery expert consensus statement on the prevention and management of mediastinitis.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Jan;51(1):10-29

Unit of Thoracic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera S. Camillo Forlanini, Lazzaro Spallanzani Hospital, Rome, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezw326DOI Listing
January 2017
41 Reads
1 Citation
3.304 Impact Factor

Robotics in pulmonology and thoracic surgery: what, why and when?

Panminerva Med 2016 Dec 14;58(4):318-328. Epub 2016 Sep 14.

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland -

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December 2016
5 Reads
2.280 Impact Factor

Nuss procedure for repair of pectus excavatum after failed Ravitch procedure in adults: indications and caveats.

J Thorac Dis 2016 Aug;8(8):1981-5

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Bern/Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland ;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/jtd.2016.06.60DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4999670PMC
August 2016
32 Reads

Spontaneous right whole-lung torsion secondary to bronchial carcinoma: a case report.

J Cardiothorac Surg 2016 Jul 14;11(1):107. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13019-016-0506-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4946196PMC
July 2016
6 Reads
2 Citations
1.020 Impact Factor

The importance of phrenic nerve preservation and its effect on long-term postoperative lung function after pneumonectomy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2016 Apr 23;49(4):1059-62. Epub 2015 Sep 23.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezv334DOI Listing
April 2016
34 Reads
3.304 Impact Factor

Blocking the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition pathway abrogates resistance to anti-folate chemotherapy in lung cancer.

Cell Death Dis 2015 Jul 16;6:e1824. Epub 2015 Jul 16.

1] Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Inselspital University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland [2] Department of Clinical Research, Thoracic Surgery Stem Cell Laboratory, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/cddis.2015.195DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4650740PMC
July 2015
12 Reads
10 Citations
5.014 Impact Factor

Pulmonary aspergilloma: A rare differential diagnosis to lung cancer after positive FDG PET scan.

Respir Med Case Rep 2014 28;12:1-3. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

Department of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital (Inselspital) and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmcr.2014.02.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4061439PMC
June 2015
3 Reads
1 Citation

Is clipping the preferable technique to perform sympathicotomy? A retrospective study and review of the literature.

Langenbecks Arch Surg 2015 Jan 23;400(1):107-12. Epub 2014 Sep 23.

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Bern, Freiburgstrasse, 3010, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00423-014-1249-8DOI Listing
January 2015
31 Reads
2 Citations
2.160 Impact Factor

Robotic lobectomy: tips, pitfalls and troubleshooting.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2014 Dec 3;46(6):e136-8. Epub 2014 Oct 3.

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezu370DOI Listing
December 2014
24 Reads
5 Citations
3.304 Impact Factor

Reply: To PMID 24035299.

Ann Thorac Surg 2014 Aug;98(2):787

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Bern Freiburgstrasse, Bern, Switzerland 3010.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.013DOI Listing
August 2014
22 Reads
3.850 Impact Factor

True aneurysm of the peripheral pulmonary artery due to necrotizing giant cell arteritis.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2014 Apr 19;45(4):755-6. Epub 2013 Aug 19.

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezt411DOI Listing
April 2014
25 Reads
1 Citation
3.304 Impact Factor

Effect of phrenic nerve palsy on early postoperative lung function after pneumonectomy: a prospective study.

Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Dec 12;96(6):2015-20. Epub 2013 Sep 12.

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.07.006DOI Listing
December 2013
9 Reads
1 Citation
3.850 Impact Factor

Diffuse descending necrotizing mediastinitis: surgical therapy and outcome in a single-centre series.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2012 Oct 3;42(4):e66-72. Epub 2012 Jul 3.

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezs385DOI Listing
October 2012
27 Reads
4 Citations
3.304 Impact Factor

Portal vein thrombosis (PVT): a study of 20 non-cirrhotic cases.

Swiss Med Wkly 2005 Jun;135(25-26):372-6

Medical Clinic B, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/2005/25/smw-11035DOI Listing
June 2005
4 Reads
17 Citations

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Ralph A Schmid
Ralph A Schmid

University Hospital Berne

23
Sergio B Sesia
Sergio B Sesia

University Children's Hospital Basel

5
Konstantinos Gioutsos
Konstantinos Gioutsos

University Hospital Bern

3
Frank-Martin Haecker
Frank-Martin Haecker

University Children's Hospital

3
Haitang Yang
Haitang Yang

College of Life Science

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Sean R R Hall
Sean R R Hall

Chalmers University of Technology

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Thomas M Marti
Thomas M Marti

Institute of Cell Biology

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Sabina Berezowska
Sabina Berezowska

Institute of Pathology

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Ren-Wang Peng
Ren-Wang Peng

Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

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Duo Xu
Duo Xu

Beijing Normal University

2