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

519Reads

104Profile Views

48PubMed Central Citations

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

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2019 10;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
4 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
10 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 04;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
3 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
1 Read

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
10 Reads
3.850 Impact Factor

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

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
4 Reads

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
13 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
5 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
8 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
66 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
48 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
6 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
34 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
7 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
35 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
16 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
38 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
28 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
25 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
35 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
10 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
28 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
5 Reads
17 Citations

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Ralph A Schmid
Ralph A Schmid

University Hospital Berne

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Sergio B Sesia
Sergio B Sesia

University Children's Hospital Basel

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Konstantinos Gioutsos
Konstantinos Gioutsos

University Hospital Bern

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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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Institute of Pathology

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Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry

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Duo Xu

Beijing Normal University

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