A Beiras-Fernandez

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Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi The role of micafungin and anidulafungin in the treatment of systemic fungal infections: applications and patents for two novel echinocandins
    Ludwig Christian G Hinske
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 7:1-7. 2012
  2. pmc Gene polymorphisms in APOE, NOS3, and LIPC genes may be risk factors for cardiac adverse events after primary CABG
    Sandra Eifert
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
    J Cardiothorac Surg 4:46. 2009
  3. doi Off-pump coronary artery bypass in a patient with congenital absence of the left pericardium and an extremely left-rotated heart
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, LM University, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 13:E63-5. 2010
  4. doi Impact of polyclonal anti-thymocyte globulins on the expression of adhesion and inflammation molecules after ischemia-reperfusion injury
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute for Surgical Research, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transpl Immunol 20:224-8. 2009
  5. doi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in 108 patients with low cardiac output – a single-center experience
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Grosshadern University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University LMU Munich Germany
    Int J Artif Organs 34:365-73. 2011
  6. doi An uncommon cause of myocardial ischemia after coronary artery bypass grafting: "the dangerous drainage"
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 14:E200-1. 2011
  7. ncbi Combination antifungal therapy for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in a heart transplant recipient
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 9:279-83. 2011
  8. ncbi Levosimendan for primary graft failure after heart transplantation: a 3-year follow-up
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 43:2260-2. 2011
  9. doi Influence of polyclonal antithymocyte globulins on the expression of adhesion molecules of isolated human umbilical vein endothelial cells
    S Walther
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, LM University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 42:1931-4. 2010
  10. ncbi Primary graft failure and Ca2+ sensitizers after heart transplantation
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:951-2. 2008

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  1. ncbi The role of micafungin and anidulafungin in the treatment of systemic fungal infections: applications and patents for two novel echinocandins
    Ludwig Christian G Hinske
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Recent Pat Antiinfect Drug Discov 7:1-7. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Gene polymorphisms in APOE, NOS3, and LIPC genes may be risk factors for cardiac adverse events after primary CABG
    Sandra Eifert
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
    J Cardiothorac Surg 4:46. 2009
    ..Coronary artery disease progression after primary coronary artery bypass grafting may, beside classical atherosclerosis risk factors, be depending on genetic predisposition...
  3. doi Off-pump coronary artery bypass in a patient with congenital absence of the left pericardium and an extremely left-rotated heart
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, LM University, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 13:E63-5. 2010
    ..Off-pump coronary surgery was scheduled. Both the operative and postoperative courses were uneventful and the patient was discharged after 11 days...
  4. doi Impact of polyclonal anti-thymocyte globulins on the expression of adhesion and inflammation molecules after ischemia-reperfusion injury
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute for Surgical Research, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transpl Immunol 20:224-8. 2009
    ..We analyzed the impact of different ATGs upon the expression of adhesion and inflammation molecules after IRI...
  5. doi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in 108 patients with low cardiac output – a single-center experience
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Grosshadern University Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University LMU Munich Germany
    Int J Artif Organs 34:365-73. 2011
    ..For short-term ventricular and pulmonary support the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) system using the Bio-Medicus centrifugal pump (Medtronic®, Minneapolis, MN, USA) was applied in 108 patients with cardiac low-output...
  6. doi An uncommon cause of myocardial ischemia after coronary artery bypass grafting: "the dangerous drainage"
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 14:E200-1. 2011
    ..We describe a case of postoperative myocardial ischemia due to an uncommon and quickly reversible cause: mechanical compression of a vein graft by a 19F flexible silicone mediastinal drainage tube...
  7. ncbi Combination antifungal therapy for invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in a heart transplant recipient
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 9:279-83. 2011
    ..This case report highlights the importance of a high degree of clinical suspicion to allow curative treatment of invasive aspergillosis and the efficiency of new antifungal drugs...
  8. ncbi Levosimendan for primary graft failure after heart transplantation: a 3-year follow-up
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 43:2260-2. 2011
    ..Levosimendan increases the 30-day survival among patients with PGF. Herein we have reported a 3-year follow-up at a single center of a patient cohort including PGF cases treated with levosimendan...
  9. doi Influence of polyclonal antithymocyte globulins on the expression of adhesion molecules of isolated human umbilical vein endothelial cells
    S Walther
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, LM University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 42:1931-4. 2010
    ..Our aim was to study the influence of ATGs upon the expression of adhesion molecules on human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) after stimulation with tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha...
  10. ncbi Primary graft failure and Ca2+ sensitizers after heart transplantation
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:951-2. 2008
    ..Acute graft failure after cardiac transplantation is associated with poor short- and long-term outcomes. Among our patients, levosimendan reduced the need for catecholamine support as well as improved ventricular performance...
  11. doi Antithymocyte globulins bind to human umbilical vein endothelial cells
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 41:2286-8. 2009
    ..However, little is known about their effects on endothelial cells (ECs). Our aim was to study whether they bind to human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs)...
  12. ncbi The controversy of donor serum sodium levels in heart transplantation--a multicenter experience
    I Kaczmarek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:313-6. 2006
    ..The clinical relevance on recipient outcome is less examined. We investigated the impact of elevated donor serum sodium levels (DSL) on outcome after heart transplantation in 1800 heart transplantations...
  13. doi Effect of anaesthesia and cardiopulmonary bypass on blood endocannabinoid concentrations during cardiac surgery
    F Weis
    Klinikum Grosshadern, Department of Anesthesiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 105:139-44. 2010
    ..We sought to study changes in plasma endocannabinoid concentrations during cardiac surgery (CS) under general anaesthesia with isoflurane/sufentanil, and during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)...
  14. ncbi Late-onset tacrolimus-associated cerebellar atrophia in a heart transplant recipient
    I Kaczmarek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:89-92. 2007
    ..His neurologic constitution ameliorated after an immunosuppressant switch from tacrolimus to sirolimus...
  15. ncbi Aberrant origin of the left main coronary artery arising from the right coronary artery associated with coronary artery disease: a case report
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, LM University, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E173-4. 2007
    ..In this report, an aberrant origin of the left main coronary artery arising from the right coronary artery associated with coronary artery atherosclerosis and its surgical correction is described...
  16. ncbi Successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy for right atrial thrombosis in a heart transplant recipient: a case report
    A K Bigdeli
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 5:621-3. 2007
    ..Six months after discharge, the patient is well and has a New York Heart Association class 1 rating. This is the first report of a successful pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in a heart transplant recipient...
  17. ncbi Association between vasopressor dependence and early outcome in patients after cardiac surgery
    F Weis
    Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Anaesthesia 61:938-42. 2006
    ..001). Vasopressor dependence could be predicted from a combination of factors, including pre-operative ejection fraction < 37%, cardiopulmonary bypass lasting > 94 min, and postoperative interleukin-6 > 837 pg x ml(-1)...
  18. doi [Daptomycin for the treatment of gram-positive infections after cardiac surgery]
    B Luchting
    Klinik fur Anaesthesiologie, Klinikum der Universität München Campus Großhadern, Munich, Germany
    Med Klin Intensivmed Notfmed 108:59-62. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the use of daptomycin regarding efficacy, efficiency and safety in patients with gram-positive infections after heart surgery using a retrospective analysis on 49 adult patients...
  19. ncbi Stress doses of hydrocortisone reduce systemic inflammatory response in patients undergoing cardiac surgery without cardiopulmonary bypass
    E Kilger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Grosshadern, University Hospital Munich, Munich, Germany
    Minerva Anestesiol 77:268-74. 2011
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the effect of stress doses of hydrocortisone in this group of patients...
  20. ncbi Sirolimus-associated infertility: case report and literature review of possible mechanisms
    M A Deutsch
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Am J Transplant 7:2414-21. 2007
    ..In our view, oligospermia as a possible and at least partly reversible side-effect of mTOR inhibitors has to be taken into consideration, particularly, when administrated to young male patients...
  21. ncbi Impact of small variations of ischemia time after polyclonal antithymocyte globulins in a nonhuman primate model of ischemia-reperfusion injury
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute for Surgical Research, University of Munich, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 36:2579-82. 2004
    ....
  22. doi Multidrug-resistant gram-positive infections in patients with ventricular assist devices: the role of daptomycin
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 41:2589-91. 2009
    ..We report the successful use of daptomycin in patients presenting with MDR gram-positive infections after VAD implantation...
  23. doi Clinical heart transplantation with extended preservation time (>5 hours): experience with University of Wisconsin solution
    F Kur
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 41:2247-9. 2009
    ..This study investigated the impact of preservation with UW solution after prolonged ischemic times on myocardial damage and outcomes after heart transplantation...
  24. doi Indocyanine green clearance after cardiac surgery: the impact of cardiopulmonary bypass
    P Möhnle
    Department of Anesthesiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Perfusion 27:292-9. 2012
    ..In patients without pre-existing hepatic diseases, a significant influence of cardiopulmonary bypass on perioperative indocyanine green plasma clearance as well as on liver specific laboratory parameters and scores cannot be proven...
  25. ncbi Challenging venous reconstruction and heart transplantation in a patient with viscero-atrial situs inversus and complex congenital heart disease with Fontan circulation
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Grosshadern University Hospital, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:290-2. 2007
    ..Orthotopic cardiac transplantation with several technical modifications was performed successfully. At 18 months post-operatively the patient is free from rejection and doing well in New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class I status...
  26. ncbi Morphological assessment of reperfusion injury in a concordant xenogeneic primate model
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute for Surgical Research, LMU, Munich, Germany
    Ann Transplant 8:50-2. 2003
    ..We may conclude that pATGs have a beneficial effect on the early mechanisms of ischemia/reperfusion injury...
  27. ncbi Influence of polyclonal ATGs on expression of adhesion molecules: an experimental study
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute for Surgical Research, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 37:1944-6. 2005
    ..Immunosuppression with ATGs may influence the expression of adhesion molecules on thrombocytes, lymphocytes, and neutrophils due to nonspecific antibodies directed against myeloid and nonmyeloid cells...
  28. ncbi Induction of immunosuppression with polyclonal antithymocyte globulins: an overview
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute of Surgical Research, LMU Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 1:79-84. 2003
    ....
  29. doi Noninvasive mechanical ventilation in patients with acute respiratory failure after cardiac surgery
    Erich Kilger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 13:E91-5. 2010
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and outcomes of protocol-driven noninvasive mechanical ventilation in patients with acute respiratory failure (ARF) after cardiac surgery...
  30. ncbi Mediastinal pheochromocytoma with single coronary blood supply: a case report
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E196-8. 2007
    ..The tumor was highly vascularized and presented a blood supply derived from the circumflex artery. The mass was successfully removed by open heart surgery, and the patient was discharged 10 days postoperatively...
  31. ncbi Influence of polyclonal anti-thymocyte globulins upon ischemia-reperfusion injury in a non-human primate model
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute for Surgical Research, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Transpl Immunol 15:273-9. 2006
    ..We analysed the influence of three different ATGs upon the microvasculature and the different cell-subpopulations after ischemia/reperfusion (IRI)...
  32. doi Altered myocardial expression of ghrelin and its receptor (GHSR-1a) in patients with severe heart failure
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Peptides 31:2222-8. 2010
    ..These findings may open up new perspectives regarding the potential of ghrelin signaling as a target for pharmacological modulation...
  33. pmc Early and mid term mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting in women depends on the surgical protocol: retrospective analysis of 3441 on- and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting procedures
    Sandra Eifert
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:90. 2010
    ..Our objective was to investigate the gender-related mortality in both groups...
  34. ncbi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation bridging to lung transplant complicated by heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Michael E Dolch
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 8:329-32. 2010
    ..Argatroban anticoagulation was safely used until lung transplant (on day 114 after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation initiation) and after transplant in the presence of hepatic failure...
  35. doi Stress doses of hydrocortisone in high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery: effects on interleukin-6 to interleukin-10 ratio and early outcome
    Florian Weis
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Crit Care Med 37:1685-90. 2009
    ..Stress doses of hydrocortisone have been successfully used to improve outcome of CS. The interleukin (IL)-6 to IL-10 ratio is associated with outcome after trauma and major surgery...
  36. ncbi In vitro influence of polyclonal anti-thymocyte globulins on leukocyte expression of adhesion molecules
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute for Surgical Research, Ludwig Maximilian University, Marchioninistrasse 27, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 3:370-4. 2005
    ..This study sought to evaluate the interaction of ATGs and some adhesion molecules expressed on the surface of neutrophils and lymphocytes...
  37. ncbi Polyclonal anti-thymocyte globulins influence apoptosis in reperfused tissues after ischaemia in a non-human primate model
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Institute for Surgical Research, LM University, Marchioninistrasse 27, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Transpl Int 17:453-7. 2004
    ..Our results confirm that pATGs not only increase the rate of apoptosis of WBCs in vivo but also have a protective effect on the reperfused tissue. This may alleviate the damage after reperfusion of solid-organ transplantation...
  38. doi Hirudin for management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II in a patient with biventricular assist device support
    Ferdinand Vogt
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 12:E374-6. 2009
    ..We discuss the challenges posed by HIT II complicating VAD support as well as its clinical management with direct thrombin inhibitors...
  39. pmc ALCAPA with the ectopic orifice at the non-facing sinus: successful anatomic repair by creation of an autologous extrapulmonary tunnel
    Ralf Sodian
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Tex Heart Inst J 35:32-5. 2008
    ..After recovery of the failing heart, the device was easily ex-planted, and the patient was discharged from the hospital on postoperative day 30...
  40. ncbi Donor-specific HLA alloantibodies: long-term impact on cardiac allograft vasculopathy and mortality after heart transplant
    Ingo Kaczmarek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 6:229-35. 2008
    ..We investigated the clinical impact of donor-specific humoral alloreactivity during the follow-up of heart transplant recipients...
  41. doi Acute profound thrombocytopenia after treatment with tirofiban and off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
    Andres Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:629-31. 2009
    ..We report the successful management of an acute profound thrombocytopenia after urgent off-pump coronary surgery in a patient treated with tirofiban for unstable angina and acute coronary syndrome...
  42. doi Anti-MICA antibodies are related to adverse outcome in heart transplant recipients
    Teresa Kauke
    Laboratory for Immunogenetics, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:305-11. 2009
    ..Mean follow-up after transplantation was 7 +/- 4.9 years...
  43. ncbi Daptomycin, a lipopeptide antibiotic in clinical practice
    Florian Weis
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Grosshader, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 9:879-84. 2008
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of daptomycin, with particular emphasis on potential new indications for which it could be used in the future...
  44. doi Defining algorithms for efficient therapeutic drug monitoring of mycophenolate mofetil in heart transplant recipients
    Ingo Kaczmarek
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, University Hospital Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Ther Drug Monit 30:419-27. 2008
    ..Using the algorithms for the estimation of MPA-AUC0-12h based on LSS within the first 2 hours after MMF dosing may help to optimize treatment with MMF by individualization of dosing...
  45. ncbi Daptomycin for eradication of a systemic infection with a methicillin-resistant-Staphylococcus aureus in a biventricular assist device recipient
    Florian Weis
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:269-70. 2007
    ..The patient had MRSA sepsis develop resistant to conventional therapy, which was successfully treated with daptomycin...
  46. ncbi Adeno-associated virus-mediated gene transfer in a rabbit vein graft model
    Eckehard Gerd Kilian
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of Munich, Grosshadern Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Circ J 72:1700-4. 2008
    ..One of the viral vector systems is the adeno-associated virus (AAV); a non-pathogenic single stranded DNA virus, which elicits only low immunological responses...
  47. doi Huge intracardiac thrombosis in a patient on veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support
    Florian Weis
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:247-9. 2009
    ..Following this the patient developed a nearly complete thrombosis of the left-sided cardiac chambers, despite successful laboratory anticoagulation...
  48. doi Successful reimplantation of a passive-fixation ventricle lead perforating the chest wall
    F Kur
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilious University, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 11:E137-9. 2008
    ..The lead was uneventfully extracted transvenously and repositioned in the right ventricle with good pacing and sensing...
  49. doi Genetic polymorphisms of TP53 and FAS promoter modulate the progression of coronary artery disease after coronary artery bypass grafting: a gender-specific view
    A Beiras-Fernandez
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Marchioninistr 15, 81366, Munich, Germany
    Inflamm Res 60:439-45. 2011
    ..Various data indicate that apoptosis is the main event occurring during development and progression of atherosclerotic plaque. Plaque vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs) are more sensitive than regular VSMCs to TP53-mediated apoptosis...
  50. doi Risk and outcome analysis of renal replacement therapies in patients after cardiac surgery with pre-operatively normal renal function
    D Hauer
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Munichm, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Anaesthesia 64:615-9. 2009
    ..In patients with pre-operatively normal renal function, a serum level of lactate > 1.1 mmol.l(-1) in the first 24 h after the operation was the strongest predictor for the development of renal failure...
  51. doi Intraoperative coronary angiography in the management of patients with acute aortic dissection and endocarditis
    E Kilian
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:792-3. 2008
  52. ncbi Extracorporeal support in a patient with cardiogenic shock due to Aerococcus urinae endocarditis
    Dirk Bruegger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:418-20. 2009
    ..urinae double valve endocarditis. Following aortic and mitral valve replacement, the patient suffered from refractory cardiogenic shock; extracorporeal membrane oxygenation was used successfully as a rescue mechanical support...
  53. ncbi Influence of hypothermia and cardioplegic solutions on expression of alpha-Gal epitope on porcine aortic endothelial cells
    Miriam Keller
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 8:250-7. 2010
    ..We have investigated in vitro the influence of hypothermic storage with cardioplegic solutions on expression of Galalpha1-3Galbeta1-4GlcNAc-Rs and hyperacute xenograft rejection...
  54. doi Levosimendan: a new therapeutic option in the treatment of primary graft dysfunction after heart transplantation
    Florian Weis
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:501-4. 2009
    ..Levosimendan may be a useful, adjunctive inotropic drug in the treatment of patients with primary graft dysfunction after heart transplantation...
  55. ncbi Off-pump coronary surgery for allograft vasculopathy 8 years after heart transplant
    Sebastian Michel
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Grosshadern University Hospital, LM University, Munich, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 7:261-3. 2009
    ..His postoperative course was uneventful...
  56. ncbi Inflammatory reactions and hydrocortisone in the setting of cardiac surgery: an overview
    Jens Heyn
    Department of Anaesthesiology Grosshadern, University Hospital Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem 9:56-61. 2011
    ..This article reviews the data concerning its use in patients undergoing cardiac surgery, its contraindications, adverse effects, risks, and benefits...
  57. doi Esophageal perforation after catheterization of the subclavian vein
    Florian Weis
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Heart Surg Forum 11:E263-5. 2008
    ..The patient survived the complication. However, he died 1 week later from multiple organ failure not associated with the CVC insertion...
  58. ncbi Multiple cerebral cavernous malformations associated with extracranial mesenchymal anomalies
    Ardavan Ardeshiri
    Department of Neurosurgery, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Neurosurg Rev 31:11-7; discussion 17-8. 2008
    ....