C Kolbitsch

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Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint National publication output in medical research
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 34:214-7. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint External cardiac defibrillation does not cause acute histopathological changes typical of thermal injuries in pigs with in situ cerebral stimulation electrodes
    Christian Kolbitsch
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 98:458-60, table of contents. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Phase-contrast MRI measurement of systolic cerebrospinal fluid peak velocity (CSFV(peak)) in the aqueduct of Sylvius: a noninvasive tool for measurement of cerebral capacity
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesthesiology 90:1546-50. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint The influence of hyperoxia on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF), regional cerebral blood volume (rCBV) and cerebral blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery (CBFVMCA) in human volunteers
    Christian Kolbitsch
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Magn Reson Imaging 20:535-41. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint A subanesthetic concentration of sevoflurane increases regional cerebral blood flow and regional cerebral blood volume and decreases regional mean transit time and regional cerebrovascular resistance in volunteers
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 91:156-62. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Sevoflurane and nitrous oxide increase regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) and regional cerebral blood volume (rCBV) in a drug-specific manner in human volunteers
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Magn Reson Imaging 19:1253-60. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of increased mean airway pressure on contrast-enhanced MRI measurement of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF), regional cerebral blood volume (rCBV), regional mean transit time (rMTT), and regional cerebrovascular resistance (rCVR) in human vol
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Hum Brain Mapp 11:214-22. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Subanesthetic concentration of sevoflurane increases regional cerebral blood flow more, but regional cerebral blood volume less, than subanesthetic concentration of isoflurane in human volunteers
    I H Lorenz
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 13:288-95. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of equianaesthetic concentrations of nitrous oxide and isoflurane on regional cerebral blood flow, regional cerebral blood volume, and regional mean transit time in human volunteers
    I H Lorenz
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 87:691-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Increasing mean airway pressure reduces functional MRI (fMRI) signal in the primary visual cortex
    I H Lorenz
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Magn Reson Imaging 19:7-11. 2001

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint National publication output in medical research
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anesthesia, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 34:214-7. 1999
    ..We therefore analysed the publication output of various countries and the proportion of national authors in international high-ranking journals...
  2. ncbi request reprint External cardiac defibrillation does not cause acute histopathological changes typical of thermal injuries in pigs with in situ cerebral stimulation electrodes
    Christian Kolbitsch
    Department of Anaesthesia, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 98:458-60, table of contents. 2004
    ..The function of the stimulator device after defibrillation, however, ranged from normal to total loss of function...
  3. ncbi request reprint Phase-contrast MRI measurement of systolic cerebrospinal fluid peak velocity (CSFV(peak)) in the aqueduct of Sylvius: a noninvasive tool for measurement of cerebral capacity
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesthesiology 90:1546-50. 1999
    ..The authors tested this new tool in an experimental human model of increased intracranial pressure and reduced cerebral capacity by means of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) breathing...
  4. ncbi request reprint The influence of hyperoxia on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF), regional cerebral blood volume (rCBV) and cerebral blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery (CBFVMCA) in human volunteers
    Christian Kolbitsch
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Magn Reson Imaging 20:535-41. 2002
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  5. ncbi request reprint A subanesthetic concentration of sevoflurane increases regional cerebral blood flow and regional cerebral blood volume and decreases regional mean transit time and regional cerebrovascular resistance in volunteers
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 91:156-62. 2000
    ..The decrease in rMTT further shows that rCBF increases more than does rCBV. Furthermore, we can show that the observed increase in rCBF during inhalation of sevoflurane is not explained by vasodilation alone...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sevoflurane and nitrous oxide increase regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) and regional cerebral blood volume (rCBV) in a drug-specific manner in human volunteers
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Magn Reson Imaging 19:1253-60. 2001
    ..Both inhalational anesthetics had a drug-specific influence on cerebral hemodynamics, which is of importance when interpreting MRI studies of cerebral hemodynamics in anesthetized patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint The impact of increased mean airway pressure on contrast-enhanced MRI measurement of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF), regional cerebral blood volume (rCBV), regional mean transit time (rMTT), and regional cerebrovascular resistance (rCVR) in human vol
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Hum Brain Mapp 11:214-22. 2000
    ..These results, although obtained in volunteers, should be taken into consideration for the interpretation of contrast-enhanced MRI perfusion measurements in mechanically ventilated patients with an increased positive airway pressure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Subanesthetic concentration of sevoflurane increases regional cerebral blood flow more, but regional cerebral blood volume less, than subanesthetic concentration of isoflurane in human volunteers
    I H Lorenz
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 13:288-95. 2001
    ..For sevoflurane and, even more pronouncedly, for isoflurane, the observed changes in cerebral hemodynamics cannot be explained by vasodilatation alone...
  9. ncbi request reprint Influence of equianaesthetic concentrations of nitrous oxide and isoflurane on regional cerebral blood flow, regional cerebral blood volume, and regional mean transit time in human volunteers
    I H Lorenz
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 87:691-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, nitrous oxide increases rCBF and rCBV predominantly in supratentorial grey matter, whereas isoflurane increases rCBF and rCBV predominantly in infratentorial grey matter...
  10. ncbi request reprint Increasing mean airway pressure reduces functional MRI (fMRI) signal in the primary visual cortex
    I H Lorenz
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Magn Reson Imaging 19:7-11. 2001
    ..These findings are important for interpreting fMRI results in awake and in artificially respirated patients, in whom positive airway pressure is used to improve pulmonary function during the diagnostic procedure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Testing of a new pneumatic device to cause pain in humans
    H M Schubert
    Department of Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 92:532-5. 2004
    ..Surgical pain typically combines superficial and deep pain. We wished to generate pain that resembled surgical pain, reliably and reproducibly, in volunteers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Remifentanil and nitrous oxide reduce changes in cerebral blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery caused by pain
    I H Lorenz
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, A 6020 Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 90:296-9. 2003
    ..We set out to quantify the effects of remifentanil and nitrous oxide on blood flow changes caused by experimental pain...
  13. ncbi request reprint In vivo magnetic resonance imaging of embryonic neural grafts in a rat model of striatonigral degeneration (multiple system atrophy)
    M F Schocke
    Department of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy, Department of Neurology, Department of Anaesthesia, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, 6020, Austria
    Neuroimage 12:209-18. 2000
    ..5 Tesla MRI scanner. Additionally, we obtained an excellent correlation between MRI and histological measurements...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of fluvoxamine on sufentanil antinociception and tolerance under chronic intravenous infusion in rats
    T J Luger
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Pharmacol Toxicol 85:263-8. 1999
    ..The clinical implications of these promising results in an animal model, however, await further investigation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Incidence of lower thoracic ligamentum flavum midline gaps
    P Lirk
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 94:852-5. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to directly investigate the incidence of lower thoracic ligamentum flavum midline gaps in embalmed cadavers...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of a cadaver workshop for education in regional anesthesia]
    P Lirk
    Klinik für Anästhesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Medizinische Universitat, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Anaesthesist 54:327-32. 2005
    ..The aim of the present investigation was to survey former participants (n=869) of a cadaver workshop using a mail questionnaire to assess the demographic data and the impact of these courses on daily practice...
  17. ncbi request reprint Technical challenges in totally endoscopic robotic coronary artery bypass grafting
    J Bonatti
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:146-53. 2006
    ..It was the aim of this study to assess the incidence of these challenges, to find risk factors, and to describe clinical results associated with technical errors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Pneumothorax following nasogastric feeding tube insertion in a tracheostomized patient after bilateral lung transplantation
    C Kolbitsch
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 23:440-2. 1997
    ..In conclusions, we stress that in high risk patients a nasogastric feeding tube should only be inserted under direct vision and that a subsequent routine X-ray is mandatory for confirming proper positioning...
  19. doi request reprint Lornoxicam characteristically modulates cerebral pain-processing in human volunteers: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    I H Lorenz
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University MUI, A 6020 Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Austria
    Br J Anaesth 100:827-33. 2008
    ..Evaluation of the effect of lornoxicam on cerebral processing of surgical pain was thus the aim of the present functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of an established course of hospital management through structured telephone survey of former participants]
    I H Lorenz
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 38:349-58. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was thus to evaluate the two-semester university course for health and hospital management offered by the University of Innsbruck since 1994...
  21. ncbi request reprint The impact of business cards on physician recognition after general anesthesia
    H C Jeske
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 93:1262-4. 2001
    ..IMPLICATIONS: Anesthesiologists often remain anonymous in everyday clinical practice. Handing a business card to the patient during the preoperative visit increased the postoperative recall of the anesthesiologist's name from 11% to 51%...
  22. pmc Use of neuronavigation and electrophysiology in surgery of subcortically located lesions in the sensorimotor strip
    W Eisner
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 72:378-81. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of a combined approach for surgery in this region, aided by a robotic neuronavigation system under electrophysiological control...
  23. ncbi request reprint Normal values for thrombelastography (ROTEM) and selected coagulation parameters in porcine blood
    Corinna Velik-Salchner
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Thromb Res 117:597-602. 2006
    ..Normal values and reference intervals for porcine blood are given. As compared to the human reference intervals for the coagulation parameters investigated, porcine blood was found to be hypercoagulable...
  24. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted totally endoscopic atrial septal defect repair: insights from operative times, learning curves, and clinical outcome
    Nikolaos Bonaros
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:687-93. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Bipolar anastomosis technique (BAT) enables "fast-to-do", high-quality venous end-to-end anastomosis in a new vascular model
    Heinrich M Schubert
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Craniofac Surg 17:772-8. 2006
    ..The average time needed for anastomosis using BAT was less than two minutes. BAT allows fast venous end-to-end anastomosis in a chicken throat vascular model...
  26. ncbi request reprint Robotic totally endoscopic double-vessel bypass grafting: a further step toward closed-chest surgical treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease
    Johannes Bonatti
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E239-42. 2007
    ..We report on a preliminary series of totally endoscopic double-vessel coronary artery bypass grafting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Using an automated emboli detection device in a porcine cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) model: feasibility and considerations
    Christian Schnürer
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University MUI, Austria
    Scand Cardiovasc J 41:411-5. 2007
    ..Automatic on-line emboli detection, however, reported more embolic events than did post hoc, off-line manual analysis. Possible reasons for this discrepancy are discussed...
  28. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous hybrid coronary revascularization using totally endoscopic left internal mammary artery bypass grafting and placement of rapamycin eluting stents in the same interventional session. The COMBINATION pilot study
    Johannes Bonatti
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cardiology 110:92-5. 2008
    ..For logistic reasons simultaneous procedures would be desirable. In a pilot study the feasibility of simultaneous robotic totally endoscopic CABG and PCI using drug eluting stents was assessed. Patients and..
  29. ncbi request reprint Robotic totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass and catheter based coronary intervention in one operative session
    Johannes Bonatti
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:2138-41. 2005
    ..This case demonstrates that a hybrid procedure of robotic totally endoscopic coronary artery bypass grafting and catheter based coronary intervention is feasible in one simultaneous session...
  30. ncbi request reprint The accuracy of telediagnosis of frozen sections is inferior to that of conventional diagnosis of frozen sections and paraffin-embedded sections
    Patrizia L Moser
    Department of Pathology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Telemed Telecare 9:130-4. 2003
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Experience on the way to totally endoscopic atrial septal defect repair
    Nikolaos Bonaros
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Heart Surg Forum 7:E440-5. 2004
    ..Remote-access perfusion and robotics have enabled totally endoscopic closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO). We report on a stepwise approach to a totally endoscopic procedure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of telemedicine and new media: a survey of Austrian medical students
    Patrizia L Moser
    Department of Pathology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Telemed Telecare 9:273-7. 2003
    ..The survey suggested that medical schools should offer more special lectures, as well as undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications in telemedicine. The marketing of such opportunities needs to be improved...
  33. ncbi request reprint Administration of oxygen before tracheal extubation worsens gas exchange after general anesthesia in a pig model
    Alexander Loeckinger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 95:1772-6, table of contents. 2002
    ..009). We conclude that exposure to 100% oxygen before extubation may cause an undesirable alteration in gas exchange...
  34. ncbi request reprint Publication output in telemedicine during the period January 1964 to July 2003
    Patrizia L Moser
    Department of Pathology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Telemed Telecare 10:72-7. 2004
    ..There were significant correlations between telemedicine publications per capita and HDI (r = -0.60), number of PCs per 1000 inhabitants (r = 0.73) and gross national product per capita (r = 0.69), but not population density (r = -0.12)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bipolar anastomosis technique with removable instruments: an easy, fast, and reliable technique for vascular anastomosis
    Heinrich M Schubert
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Innsbruck University Hospital, Austria
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:961-6. 2004
    ..With this technique, the authors are convinced that a skilled surgeon can create a high-quality anastomosis in a fraction of the time needed to sew an anastomosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint A cost comparison of telepathology and a visiting pathologist service
    Patrizia L Moser
    Department of Pathology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    J Telemed Telecare 9:200-3. 2003
    ..The present case-load (eight cases per month) at the study hospital was below this threshold...
  37. ncbi request reprint A new guidance device facilitates percutaneous puncture of the foramen ovale in human cadavers
    Martin Hinteregger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Can J Anaesth 51:990-2. 2004
    ..For the latter approach, only free-hand punctures using fluoroscopy devices have been reported. Therefore, the present study aimed to evaluate a new fluoroscopy-based guidance device for transforaminal puncture...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary gas exchange after cardiopulmonary resuscitation with either vasopressin or epinephrine
    Alex Loeckinger
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 30:2059-62. 2002
    ..It is well established that epinephrine administered during cardiopulmonary resuscitation results in pulmonary gas exchange disturbances. It is uncertain how vasopressin affects gas exchange after cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Use of recombinant factor VIIa (Novoseven) in combination with other coagulation products led to a thrombotic occlusion of the truncus brachiocephalicus in a neonate supported by extracorporal membrane oxygenation
    Corinna Velik-Salchner
    Anesth Analg 101:924. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint The impact of hypercapnia on systolic cerebrospinal fluid peak velocity in the aqueduct of sylvius
    Christian Kolbitsch
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 95:1049-51, table of contents. 2002
    ..67 +/- 0.74 cm/s versus normocapnia: -3.54 +/- 0.98 cm/s). In addition to the already known decrease in systolic CSFVPeak, changes in cerebral compliance can also prompt an increase in systolic CSFVPeak...