Christian Benden

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variability in immunization guidelines in children before and after lung transplantation
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Lung Transplantation, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 11:882-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Lung transplantation for lymphangioleiomyomatosis: the European experience
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:1-7. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint New developments in treatment after lung transplantation
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistr 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Pharm Des 18:737-46. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and its effect on outcome in children after lung transplantation
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:196-201. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Size-reduced lung transplantation in children--an option worth to consider!
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 14:529-33. 2010
  6. pmc Minimal acute rejection in pediatric lung transplantation--does it matter?
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 14:534-9. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Pediatric lung transplantation: literature review 2006-2007
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Lung Transplantation, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 12:266-73. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Intra-operative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use in pediatric lung transplantation--the Zurich experience
    Alice J Zuercher
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 17:800-5. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Practical approach to emergencies in lung transplant recipients: how we do it
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Respiration 84:163-75. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and survival in cystic fibrosis patients after lung transplantation
    Markus Hofer
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cyst Fibros 11:131-6. 2012

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Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Variability in immunization guidelines in children before and after lung transplantation
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Lung Transplantation, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 11:882-7. 2007
    ..Current vaccination practices of pediatric lung transplant centers are heterogeneous. The lung transplant community would be well served by studies designed to evaluate the efficacy of vaccinations in this population...
  2. doi request reprint Lung transplantation for lymphangioleiomyomatosis: the European experience
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:1-7. 2009
    ..Lung transplantation has been accepted widely as therapy for end-stage pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM); however, single-center and national experience is limited due to the rarity of LAM...
  3. ncbi request reprint New developments in treatment after lung transplantation
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistr 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Pharm Des 18:737-46. 2012
    ..Unfortunately, there is no well-established therapy to address it. However, therapy attempts include change/augmentation of immunosupression, use of neomacrolides and extracorporeal photopheresis, all of which are reviewed in detail...
  4. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and its effect on outcome in children after lung transplantation
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:196-201. 2013
    ..However, the effect of body habitus on outcome after pediatric lung transplantation is unknown. We studied body mass index (BMI) and its effect on outcome in pediatric lung transplantation...
  5. doi request reprint Size-reduced lung transplantation in children--an option worth to consider!
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 14:529-33. 2010
    ..1). Our data suggest that downsized lung transplantation in pediatric recipients may have post-transplant outcomes comparable to full-size lung transplantation without significant complications...
  6. pmc Minimal acute rejection in pediatric lung transplantation--does it matter?
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 14:534-9. 2010
    ..In this select cohort, a single minimal AR episode was not associated with an increased risk for BOS within one yr following lung transplantation, in contrast to previous reports in adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pediatric lung transplantation: literature review 2006-2007
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine and Lung Transplantation, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 12:266-73. 2008
    ..This review summarizes 16 important original articles published in peer-reviewed journals in 2006 and 2007. This review article is intended to be comprehensive, however, not exhaustive...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intra-operative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation use in pediatric lung transplantation--the Zurich experience
    Alice J Zuercher
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 17:800-5. 2013
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  9. doi request reprint Practical approach to emergencies in lung transplant recipients: how we do it
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Respiration 84:163-75. 2012
    ..Our report is intended to help internists and pulmonologists new to the field to obtain a better understanding of the peculiarities of LTRs and their management...
  10. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and survival in cystic fibrosis patients after lung transplantation
    Markus Hofer
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Cyst Fibros 11:131-6. 2012
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) is common in CF and associated with more severe disease. It is unclear whether DM influences outcome of lung transplantation (LTx)...
  11. doi request reprint Donor predicted post-operative forced expiratory volume in one second predicts recipients' best forced expiratory volume in one second following size-reduced lung transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:115-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesise that donor-predicted postoperative forced expiratory volume in 1s (ppoFEV1) correlates with the recipient best FEV1 after size-reduced lung transplant, being useful for the estimation of function outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Simultaneous bilateral lobar lung transplantation: one donor serves two recipients
    Ilhan Inci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:e69-71. 2013
    ..The upper lobes were transplanted into the smaller female recipient, and the middle and right lower lobe and left lower lobe were transplanted into the male recipient. ..
  13. doi request reprint Lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis: a single center experience of 100 consecutive cases
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:435-40. 2012
    ..This study compares our center's experience with 100 consecutive recipients in two different eras...
  14. doi request reprint Practical approach to early postoperative management of lung transplant recipients
    Mace M Schuurmans
    University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13773. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal photopheresis after lung transplantation: a 10-year single-center experience
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transplantation 86:1625-7. 2008
    ..Furthermore, recipients with recurrent AR experience clinical stabilization. However, the underlying mechanism of ECP remains subject to further research...
  16. ncbi request reprint Distress and alexithymia in lung recipients - psychosocial strains and associations with chronic allograft dysfunction
    Lutz Goetzmann
    Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:382-7. 2010
    ..In this study distress and alexithymia and their associations with physical parameters were investigated in lung recipients...
  17. doi request reprint Extended nitric oxide measurements in exhaled air of cystic fibrosis and healthy adults
    Markus Hofer
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistr 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Lung 187:307-13. 2009
    ..Extended FeNO measurements can separate alveolar and bronchial NO outputs in CF adults. The lower FeNO in adults with moderate to severe CF lung disease is likely to be the result of lower bronchial NO output...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of sinus surgery on pseudomonal airway colonization, bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and survival in cystic fibrosis lung transplant recipients
    Domenic Vital
    Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Respiration 86:25-31. 2013
    ..Objectives: We investigated the influence of post-transplant sinus surgery and daily nasal douching on PAC after LTx and the influence of PAC on survival and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS)...
  19. doi request reprint True survival benefit of lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis patients: the Zurich experience
    Markus Hofer
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:334-9. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Exercise testing in pediatric lung transplant candidates with cystic fibrosis
    Thomas Radtke
    Exercise Physiology, Institute for Human Movement Sciences, ETH Zurich Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Transplant 15:294-9. 2011
    ..We propose a prospective multicenter study to evaluate the efficacy of exercise testing and its prognostic value using a standardized protocol...
  21. doi request reprint Persistent photodamage following drug photosensitization in a lung-transplant recipient
    Eva Sailer
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 27:213-5. 2011
    ..Several transient phototoxic drug reactions have been described. We report a case of a persistent phototoxic reaction to ciprofloxacin in a lung-transplant recipient on a long-term immunosuppressive drug regimen...
  22. doi request reprint Long-term clarithromycin therapy in the management of lung transplant recipients
    Christian Benden
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transplantation 87:1538-40. 2009
    ..We report the largest experience of long-term clarithromycin (CLAR) in lung transplant patients with BOS or potential BOS...
  23. ncbi request reprint A new heterotopic transplant animal model of intestinal fibrosis
    Martin Hausmann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinic of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 19:2302-14. 2013
    ..This makes the establishment of a new animal model, a highly desirable goal. We investigated whether intestinal fibrosis occurs after heterotopic transplantation of small bowel resections in rats...
  24. doi request reprint Pandemic 2009 H1N1 influenza virus vaccination in lung transplant recipients: coverage, safety and clinical effectiveness in the Zurich cohort
    Mace M Schuurmans
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:685-90. 2011
    ..Vaccination against this virus is recommended for LTRs, but little is known about associated benefits and risks. Our aim in this study is to document the safety and clinical effectiveness of the H1N1 vaccine in LTRs...
  25. doi request reprint Not all intravenous immunoglobulin preparations are equally well tolerated
    Laurence Feldmeyer
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Derm Venereol 90:494-7. 2010
    ..If a reduction in the infusion rate does not minimize side-effects, one should consider switching the IVIG formulation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lung transplantation and survival in children with cystic fibrosis
    Stuart C Sweet
    N Engl J Med 358:1754; author reply 1755. 2008
  27. doi request reprint Lung transplantation and survival in children with cystic fibrosis: solid statistics--flawed interpretation
    Stuart C Sweet
    Department of Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Pediatr Transplant 12:129-36. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint CR5/20--Acute renal failure in a child with cystic fibrosis awaiting lung transplantation--a good outcome after all
    Christian Benden
    Cardio Respiratory and Critical Care Division, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:S327. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of Epstein-Barr viral load in pediatric heart and lung transplant recipients by real-time polymerase chain reaction
    Christian Benden
    Cardio Respiratory and Critical Care Division, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, National Health Service Trust, London, UK
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:2103-8. 2005
    ..We report the longitudinal surveillance of EBV for all recipients of heart (HTx), heart-lung (HLTx) and lung (LTx) transplants at our institution...
  30. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux in children after lung transplantation
    Christian Benden
    Cardio Respiratory and Critical Care Division, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children National Health Service Trust, London, UK
    Pediatr Pulmonol 40:68-71. 2005
    ..There was no association between severity of GERD and peak spirometry results posttransplant. Moderate to severe GERD is common following lung transplantation in children...