Genomes and Genes


Walter Klepetko


Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Country: Austria


  1. Waseda R, Benazzo A, Hoetzenecker K, Jaksch P, Muraközy G, Gruber S, et al. The influence of retransplantation on survival for pediatric lung transplant recipients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:2025-2034.e2 pubmed publisher
    ..Elective re-transplantations for pediatric patients were performed successfully, and strongly influenced improved long-term OS. ..
  2. Klikovits T, Lohinai Z, Fabian K, Gyulai M, Szilasi M, Varga J, et al. New insights into the impact of primary lung adenocarcinoma location on metastatic sites and sequence: A multicenter cohort study. Lung Cancer. 2018;126:139-148 pubmed publisher
    ..Central LADC is associated with early metastatic disease, bone involvement and, consequently, decreased survival. ..
  3. Hoetzenecker K, Klepetko W. Subglottic Resections: How I Teach It. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..This unique feature of subglottic resections requires a close cooperation with speech-language pathologists and ENT specialists. ..
  4. Schweiger T, Hoetzenecker K, Bacher A, Aigner C, Klepetko W. Reversible compression of the left lower lobe vein after right pneumonectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015;99:1067-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The combination of immediate ECMO support together with right-lateral and prone positioning resulted in restoration and stabilization of the patient's cardiorespiratory function. ..
  5. Hoetzenecker K, Schwarz S, Muckenhuber M, Benazzo A, Frommlet F, Schweiger T, et al. Intraoperative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and the possibility of postoperative prolongation improve survival in bilateral lung transplantation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2193-2206.e3 pubmed publisher
    ..The concept of prophylactic postoperative ECMO prolongation is associated with excellent outcomes in recipients with pulmonary hypertension and in patients with questionable graft function at the end of implantation. ..
  6. Reimann S, Fink L, Wilhelm J, Hoffmann J, Bednorz M, Seimetz M, et al. Increased S100A4 expression in the vasculature of human COPD lungs and murine model of smoke-induced emphysema. Respir Res. 2015;16:127 pubmed publisher
    ..As enhanced S100A4 expression was observed in remodeled intrapulmonary arteries of COPD patients, targeting S100A4 could serve as potential therapeutic option for prevention of vascular remodeling in COPD patients. ..
  7. Schweiger T, Hoetzenecker K, Prosch H, Hackl M, Oszvath B, Lang G, et al. Progressive Stenosis of Both Main Bronchi Associated With Recurrent Infections of a Carinal Pouch. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018;105:e1-e3 pubmed publisher
  8. Zabini D, Granton E, Hu Y, Miranda M, Weichelt U, Breuils Bonnet S, et al. Loss of SMAD3 Promotes Vascular Remodeling in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension via MRTF Disinhibition. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017;: pubmed publisher