Daniel Wendt

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison between different risk scoring algorithms on isolated conventional or transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:796-802. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The past, present and future of minimally invasive therapy in endovascular interventions: a review and speculative outlook
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:242-53. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A new self-expandable transcatheter aortic valve for transapical implantation: feasibility in acute and chronic animal experiments
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Scand Cardiovasc J 47:145-53. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Coronary ostium topography: an implication for transcatheter aortic valve implantation?
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:65-72. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Management of high-risk patients with aortic stenosis and coronary artery disease
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:599-605. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Development and in vitro characterization of a new artificial flow channel
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Artif Organs 35:E59-64. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Open balloon aortic valvuloplasty in aortic stenosis: implications for transcatheter aortic valve implantations
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:95-100. 2011
  8. doi request reprint [Perioperative antocoagulation in patients with prosthetic heart valves: recommendations]
    D Wendt
    Klinik fur Thorax und Kardiovaskulare Chirurgie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrase 55, 45122 Essen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 49:1368-71. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of sequential left internal thoracic artery grafting and separate left internal thoracic artery and venous grafting : A 5-year follow-up
    D Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Herz 35:397-402. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Results of a propensity score-matched comparison of the Perimount Magna and Mosaic Ultra aortic valve prostheses
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:703-11; discussion 712. 2009

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. doi request reprint Comparison between different risk scoring algorithms on isolated conventional or transcatheter aortic valve replacement
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:796-802. 2014
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze and compare the predictive value of these scores in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR) or transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)...
  2. doi request reprint The past, present and future of minimally invasive therapy in endovascular interventions: a review and speculative outlook
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:242-53. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A new self-expandable transcatheter aortic valve for transapical implantation: feasibility in acute and chronic animal experiments
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Scand Cardiovasc J 47:145-53. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Coronary ostium topography: an implication for transcatheter aortic valve implantation?
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:65-72. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that preoperative CT-scan measurements might predict coronary occlusion...
  5. doi request reprint Management of high-risk patients with aortic stenosis and coronary artery disease
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:599-605. 2013
    ..We sought to determine whether transcatheter aortic valve implantation combined with percutaneous coronary intervention might be an equivalent strategy...
  6. doi request reprint Development and in vitro characterization of a new artificial flow channel
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Artif Organs 35:E59-64. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Open balloon aortic valvuloplasty in aortic stenosis: implications for transcatheter aortic valve implantations
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:95-100. 2011
    ..Fractures in the middle portion of the free edge may occur whenever a huge calcification completely affects the whole leaflet area. No signs of embolization were observed, possibly explaining low stroke rates during TAVI procedures...
  8. doi request reprint [Perioperative antocoagulation in patients with prosthetic heart valves: recommendations]
    D Wendt
    Klinik fur Thorax und Kardiovaskulare Chirurgie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrase 55, 45122 Essen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 49:1368-71. 2010
    ..This article gives a recommendation on the basis of the American College of Chest Physician and European Society of Cardiology current...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of sequential left internal thoracic artery grafting and separate left internal thoracic artery and venous grafting : A 5-year follow-up
    D Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Herz 35:397-402. 2010
    ..Our aim was to compare patency rates after sequential LITA grafting to a diagonal branch and the LAD with patency rates of LITA grafting to the LAD and separate vein grafting to a diagonal branch...
  10. ncbi request reprint Results of a propensity score-matched comparison of the Perimount Magna and Mosaic Ultra aortic valve prostheses
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:703-11; discussion 712. 2009
    ..Hemodynamic function and clinical outcomes were compared between the bovine pericardial Edwards Perimount Magna (EPM) and the porcine Medtronic Mosaic Ultra (MMU) aortic valve prostheses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Towards trends in minimal invasive cardiac surgery
    D Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Westgerman Heart Center, Essen, Germany
    Minerva Chir 66:409-22. 2011
    ..It is anticipated that in the future this current trend towards minimal invasiveness will increase further due to an increased demand, and therefore, such minimal-invasive procedures will become less complex and straightforward...
  12. doi request reprint The EuroSCORE - still helpful in patients undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement?
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:239-44. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze the logistic and additive EuroSCORE in view of its accuracy for patients undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  13. doi request reprint Society of Thoracic Surgeons score is superior to the EuroSCORE determining mortality in high risk patients undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:468-74; discussion 474-5. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze the predictive value of these scores in "high risk" patients undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  14. doi request reprint NiTinol-based cutting edges for endovascular heart valve resection: first in-vitro cutting results
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:1-7. 2009
    ..Therefore, further investigations on blade-machining and velocity-testing seem to be necessary to create optimal cutting results...
  15. doi request reprint Coronary artery bypass surgery after lung injury due to a displaced atrial pacemaker lead
    D Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Centre, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:181-2. 2008
  16. doi request reprint Cutting precision in a novel aortic valve resection tool. Research in progress
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:672-6. 2009
    ..The current study was designed to assess the cutting accuracy of this new device improved by the implementation of a linear motor-based propulsion unit...
  17. doi request reprint Successful transapical aortic valve implantation four weeks before 97th birthday
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:684-6. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Sutureless aortic valves over the last 45 years
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:122-30. 2009
    ..Therefore, we reviewed the current and historical literature describing valve design and materials, as well as clinical data based on valve-related complications or morbidity/mortality...
  19. doi request reprint First clinical experience and 1-year follow-up with the sutureless 3F-Enable aortic valve prosthesis
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:542-7. 2008
    ..We describe the initial experience and 1-year results of our first 3F-Enable AVR implants...
  20. doi request reprint Incidence, outcome and correlates of residual paravalvular aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and importance of haemodynamic assessment
    Polykarpos C Patsalis
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    EuroIntervention 8:1398-406. 2013
    ..Residual paravalvular aortic regurgitation (PAR) after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is common. We therefore evaluated incidence, determinants and outcome of PAR after TAVI...
  21. doi request reprint Vascular access site complications after percutaneous transfemoral aortic valve implantation
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:398-408. 2009
    ..In the study, the authors analyzed their 4-year TAVI experience with respect to vascular complications and their management in patients undergoing completely percutaneous transfemoral TAVI procedures...
  22. doi request reprint [Experience and learning curve with transapical aortic valve implantation]
    Daniel Wendt
    Klinik fur Thorax und Kardiovaskulare Chirurgie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitätsklinikum der Universität Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:388-97. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess a potential learning curve with the former technique based on the own experience with this novel procedure...
  23. doi request reprint A new tool for the resection of aortic valves: In-vitro results for turning moments and forces using Nitinol cutting edges
    Florian Hauck
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:164-71. 2009
    ..In summary, the positive influence of the stabilisation body could be shown. Combining the right parameters, it is possible to limit maximum cutting forces to F(max)<50 N and maximum turning moments to M(max)< 3.0 N...
  24. doi request reprint Cerebral embolization during transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a transcranial Doppler study
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Circulation 126:1245-55. 2012
    ..Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging has revealed more new, albeit clinically silent lesions from procedural embolization, yet the main source and predominant procedural step of emboli remain unclear...
  25. doi request reprint New techniques for the treatment of valvular aortic stenosis--transcatheter aortic valve implantation with the SAPIEN heart valve
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:131-41. 2009
    ....
  26. pmc Cognitive function after transapical aortic valve implantation: a single-centre study with 3-month follow-up
    Stephan C Knipp
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:116-22. 2013
    ..In this study, we prospectively examined neurological and cognitive outcomes in patients undergoing transapical (TA) and surgical aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  27. doi request reprint Suture-mediated arterial access site closure after transfemoral aortic valve implantation
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:E139-50. 2013
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Incidence, predictors, origin and prevention of early and late neurological events after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI): a comprehensive review of current data
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 35:436-49. 2013
    ..In this article, we review currently available data on the incidence, timing, predictors, prognostic implications and potential mechanisms of neurological events after TAVI...
  29. doi request reprint In vitro results of a new minimally invasive aortic valve resecting tool
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:622-7; discussion 627. 2009
    ..However, patients with multiple high-risk comorbid conditions may benefit from reduced ECC time by a simplified and faster resection in conjunction with quick sutureless valve implantation...
  30. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of cardiac troponin I on admission for surgical treatment of acute pulmonary embolism: a single-centre experience over more than 10 years
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:951-7. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether cTnI on admission may help to identify patients with increased risk of open surgical embolectomy with acute pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  31. doi request reprint Guidance of percutaneous transcatheter aortic valve implantation by real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography--A single-center experience
    Rolf Alexander Janosi
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:142-8. 2009
    ..Due to the advantages of real-time 3D TEE monitoring, this technique might improve the outcome of patients treated with percutaneous aortic valve replacement...
  32. doi request reprint Comparison of flow dynamics of Perimount Magna and Magna Ease aortic valve prostheses
    Daniel Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Biomed Tech (Berl) 57:97-106. 2012
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Transfemoral aortic valve implantation in a patient with prior mechanical mitral valve replacement
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:645-7. 2009
    ..Prior balloon aortic valvuloplasty with thorough observation of the mitral prosthesis during balloon inflation may be a helpful tool for indicating feasibility of this approach...
  34. doi request reprint Impermeability to blood of the E-vita open plus hybrid stent-graft: experimental and clinical evaluation
    Konstantinos Tsagakis
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 17:340-8. 2010
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with very high risk for conventional aortic valve replacement
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1468-74. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering effect of preoperative statin therapy on postoperative major adverse cardiac events after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1143-9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether preoperative statin therapy may have an effect on outcome among hyperlipidemic patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting...
  37. doi request reprint Cardioprotective and prognostic effects of remote ischaemic preconditioning in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery: a single-centre randomised, double-blind, controlled trial
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Lancet 382:597-604. 2013
    ..Remote ischaemic preconditioning has been associated with reduced risk of myocardial injury after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. We investigated the safety and efficacy of this procedure...
  38. doi request reprint Lung transplantation using donors 55 years and older: is it safe or just a way out of organ shortage?
    Nikolaus Pizanis
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:192-7. 2010
    ..However, long-term effects have to be monitored to redefine present practice. In this study, we investigated the impact of donor age over 55 years in lung transplantation...
  39. doi request reprint [Minimally invasive heart and mitral valve surgery]
    Markus Kamler
    Klinik fur Thorax und Kardiovaskulare Chirurgie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitätsklinikum der Universität Duisburg Essen, Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:436-42. 2009
    ..Minimally invasive treatment options in cardiac surgery should always be considered for suitable patients...
  40. doi request reprint Preparatory balloon aortic valvuloplasty during transcatheter aortic valve implantation for improved valve sizing
    Polykarpos C Patsalis
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 6:965-71. 2013
    ..This study sought to evaluate whether supra-aortic angiography during preparatory balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) improves valve sizing...
  41. doi request reprint Hemodynamic assessment of paravalvular aortic regurgitation after TAVI: estimated myocardial supply-demand ratio and cardiovascular mortality
    Polykarpos C Patsalis
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 304:H1023-8. 2013
    ..7 over those with DPTI:SPTI > 0.7 (42 vs. 2% and 63 vs. 3%, respectively; P < 0.001). In conclusion, DPTI:SPTI provides an excellent cutoff value of ≤0.7 for the prediction of PAR-associated mortality...
  42. doi request reprint [Anesthesia with transfemoral and transapical aortic valve implantation. Periinterventional management and hemodynamic observations]
    Lars Bergmann
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:381-7. 2009
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Remote ischemic preconditioning: the surgeon's perspective
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 14:187-92. 2013
    ..If the efficacy of remote ischemic preconditioning can be conclusively proven, the clinical applications in cardiac surgery could be almost infinite, providing multiorgan protection in various surgical scenarios...
  44. doi request reprint Measurement of the aortic annulus size by real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography
    Rolf Alexander Janosi
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:85-94. 2011
    ..We found significant differences in the dimensions of the aortic annulus measured by 2D-TTE, 2D-TEE and RT3D-TEE. Thus, in patients referred for TAVI, the echocardiographic method used may have an impact on TAVI strategy...
  45. doi request reprint Adjustment of aortic annulus size during David re-implantation (how to do it)
    Jaroslav Benedik
    Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Scand Cardiovasc J 47:245-6. 2013
    ..We propose a new method of sub-annular fixation of the root prosthesis, enabling post-procedural transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)-guided adjustment of the aortic annulus dimensions...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Video-assisted cardiac valve surgery]
    Markus Kamler
    Abteilung für Thorax und Kardiovaskuläre Chirurgie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen
    Herz 31:396-403. 2006
    ..It was the aim of this retrospective analysis to determine feasibility, safety and effectiveness of the method...
  47. doi request reprint Risk prediction and outcomes in patients with liver cirrhosis undergoing open-heart surgery
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Centre Essen, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrase 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:592-9. 2010
    ..We sought to compare the Model for End-Stage Liver Disease (MELD) score, the Child-Turcotte-Pugh (CTP) classification and the European system for cardiac operative risk evaluation (EuroSCORE) for risk prediction in cirrhotic patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Fluid Dynamic Investigation of the ATS 3F Enable Sutureless Heart Valve
    Sebastian Stühle
    From the Department of Mechanics and Robotics, University Duisburg Essen, Campus Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany and Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Innovations (Phila) 6:37-44. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the fluid dynamics of the ATS 3F Enable SHV in the ascending aorta and their influence on the aortic wall in an in vitro setup...
  49. doi request reprint Silent and apparent cerebral ischemia after percutaneous transfemoral aortic valve implantation: a diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging study
    Philipp Kahlert
    West German Heart Center Essen, Department of Cardiology, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Circulation 121:870-8. 2010
    ..The rate of clinically silent cerebral ischemia is unknown but may be even higher...
  50. doi request reprint Is there any difference in aortic wall quality between patients with aortic stenosis and those with regurgitation?
    Jaroslav Benedik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:754-9. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was therefore to evaluate the mechanical and histological properties of the aortic wall in patients operated on for aortic stenosis (AS) or regurgitation (AR)...
  51. doi request reprint Numerical simulation of hemodynamics in the ascending aorta induced by different aortic cannulas
    Sebastian Stühle
    Chair of Mechanics and Robotics, University of Duisburg Essen, Duisburg, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:125-31. 2011
    ..This numerical approach demonstrates the significant influence of the cannula design on the distribution of RBCs in the carotid vessels during ECC...
  52. doi request reprint Improvement of pulmonary microcirculation after lung transplantation using phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor modified preservation solution
    Nikolaus Pizanis
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:801-6. 2009
    ..It was the aim of our study to compare the effects of epoprostenol and sildenafil on the pulmonary microcirculation and haemodynamics, when used in the preservation solution in lung transplantation...
  53. pmc Ascending aortic wall cohesion: comparison of bicuspid and tricuspid valves
    Jaroslav Benedik
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrase 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:180238. 2012
    ..41). Conclusion. We observed no differences of TSC in patients presenting with tricuspid or bicuspid AVs. These results may allow us to assume that the morphology of the AV and the pathology of the ascending aorta are independent...