Ilhan Inci

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lung transplantation for emphysema: impact of age on short- and long-term survival
    Ilhan Inci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:906-9. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Successful lung transplantation after donor lung reconditioning with urokinase in ex vivo lung perfusion system
    Ilhan Inci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:1837-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Pulmonary malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour
    Ilhan Inci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:331-2. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Reconditioning of an injured lung graft with intrabronchial surfactant instillation in an ex vivo lung perfusion system followed by transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Surg Res 184:1143-9. 2013
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Zurich University Hospital lung transplantation programme: update 2012
    Ilhan Inci
    University Hospital Zurich Department of Thoracic Surgery, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13836. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of bilateral lobar lung transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:1220-5. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Surfactant improves graft function after gastric acid-induced lung damage in lung transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1013-9. 2013
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. doi request reprint Lung transplantation for emphysema: impact of age on short- and long-term survival
    Ilhan Inci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:906-9. 2015
    ..We analysed the results of lung transplants performed for EMP in order to identify the impact of age on short- and long-term outcome...
  2. doi request reprint Successful lung transplantation after donor lung reconditioning with urokinase in ex vivo lung perfusion system
    Ilhan Inci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:1837-8. 2014
    ..In this report we present a case of successful bilateral lung transplant after donor lung assessment and treatment with a fibrinolytic agent, urokinase, during EVLP. ..
  3. doi request reprint Pulmonary malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumour
    Ilhan Inci
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 46:331-2. 2014
    ..Here, we present 3 cases of primary MPNST originating from the pulmonary parenchyma who underwent surgery in our institution. We discuss the possible clinical and pathological associations in the view of the literature. ..
  4. doi request reprint Reconditioning of an injured lung graft with intrabronchial surfactant instillation in an ex vivo lung perfusion system followed by transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Surg Res 184:1143-9. 2013
    ..We tested whether an injured lung graft from category-3 donation after cardiac death donor could be reconditioned with an ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) system by intrabronchial diluted surfactant lavage before transplantation...
  5. 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. ..
  6. doi request reprint Zurich University Hospital lung transplantation programme: update 2012
    Ilhan Inci
    University Hospital Zurich Department of Thoracic Surgery, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 143:w13836. 2013
    ..The results presented here are from recipients who underwent lung transplantation up to the end of 2011. ..
  7. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of bilateral lobar lung transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:1220-5. 2013
    ..We report our short- and long-term results with bilateral lobar lung transplantation (BLLT) and compare it with the long-term outcomes of our cohort...
  8. doi request reprint Surfactant improves graft function after gastric acid-induced lung damage in lung transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1013-9. 2013
    ..In the present study, we hypothesized that diluted surfactant administration would recondition and improve the graft function after acid aspiration-induced lung injury in a porcine model of pulmonary transplantation...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Prevention of primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation by N-acetylcysteine after prolonged cold ischemia
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:1293-301. 2010
    ..This study assessed the protective effect of NAC on primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation...
  12. doi request reprint Surfactant alterations following donation after cardiac death donor lungs
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transpl Int 24:78-84. 2011
    ..BAL protein, surface tension, adsorption, peak AWP and PVR increase significantly after 2 h of warm ischemia together with a significant reduction of the ratio PaO(2)/FiO(2)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fibrinolytic treatment improves the quality of lungs retrieved from non-heart-beating donors
    Ilhan Inci
    University Hospital, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1054-60. 2007
    ..We evaluated the effect of a fibrinolytic agent, urokinase, in a pig ex vivo evaluation model...
  14. doi request reprint Impact of topical cooling solution and prediction of pulmonary graft viability from non-heart-beating donors
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Zurich, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1016-22. 2008
    ..We investigated the impact of the topical cooling solution on graft preservation and whether inflammatory markers in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) can predict pulmonary graft viability in a pig ex vivo lung perfusion model...
  15. doi request reprint Primary graft dysfunction in lung transplantation: the role of CD26/dipeptidylpeptidase IV and vasoactive intestinal peptide
    Wei Zhai
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transplantation 87:1140-6. 2009
    ..Here, we investigated the effect of intragraft CD26/DPP IV catalytic inhibition on primary graft dysfunction during 7 day post-Tx, following extended ischemia...
  16. doi request reprint Ex vivo reconditioning of marginal donor lungs injured by acid aspiration
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1229-36. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that diluted surfactant administration during ex vivo perfusion would recondition the lungs injured by acid aspiration and permit their use as suitable grafts for transplantation...
  17. doi request reprint Inhibition of CD26/DPP IV attenuates ischemia/reperfusion injury in orthotopic mouse lung transplants: the pivotal role of vasoactive intestinal peptide
    Wolfgang Jungraithmayr
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Raemistr 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Peptides 31:585-91. 2010
    ..Furthermore, preservation of endogenous intragraft VIP levels correlate with maintaining lung function and structural integrity...
  18. ncbi request reprint N-acetylcysteine attenuates lung ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:240-6; discussion 246. 2007
    ..This study assessed the protective effect of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) on posttransplant lung ischemia-reperfusion injury...
  19. doi request reprint The effect of organ-specific CD26/DPP IV enzymatic activity inhibitor-preconditioning on acute pulmonary allograft rejection
    Wolfgang Jungraithmayr
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transplantation 88:478-85. 2009
    ..Here, we analyze the effect of allograft-specific inhibitor preconditioning on acute rejection in the presence of cyclosporine-based immunosuppressive therapy...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Distribution of macrophages and T cells in syngrafts and allografts after experimental rat lung transplantation
    Wolfgang Jungraithmayr
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistr 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Immunobiology 215:206-14. 2010
    ..The up-regulation of IL-12 reflects an early response after allo-antigen exposure, indicating a strong impact of the initiation of the T(h)1 pathway at an early phase during acute lung rejection...
  22. doi 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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  23. doi request reprint Immunosuppression and lung cancer of donor origin after bilateral lung transplantation
    Lotta von Boehmer
    Medical Oncology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Lung Cancer 76:118-22. 2012
    ..This is a unique case of de novo outgrowth of a NSCLC of donor origin under continued immunosuppression, supporting the concept of tumor immunosurveillance in vivo...
  24. doi request reprint Effect of N-acetylcysteine on acute allograft rejection after rat lung transplantation
    Barbara V Erne
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1021-7. 2013
    ..N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) attenuates ischemia-reperfusion injury after lung transplantation in animal models. The purpose of this study is to evaluate a protective effect of NAC against acute lung rejection...
  25. 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)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Melatonin in vivo prolongs cardiac allograft survival in rats
    Florian J Jung
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Pineal Res 37:36-41. 2004
    ..These findings may indicate a novel therapeutic approach, based on modulation of the neuroendocrine/immune axis through melatonin as a possible future immunosuppressant in organ transplantation...
  27. doi request reprint CD26 costimulatory blockade improves lung allograft rejection and is associated with enhanced interleukin-10 expression
    Yoshito Yamada
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    J Heart Lung Transplant 35:508-17. 2016
    ..Here, we aimed to target this costimulatory activity for the attenuation of the alloreactive Th17-cell response during acute rejection after mouse lung transplantation...
  28. 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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  29. doi request reprint Small animal models of experimental obliterative bronchiolitis
    Wolfgang Jungraithmayr
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 48:675-84. 2013
    ..Here we review the evolution of OB models and their applications, from their beginning to the rapidly emerging physiologic models of chronic lung allograft rejection...
  30. doi request reprint Anti-inflammatory effects on ischemia/reperfusion-injured lung transplants by the cluster of differentiation 26/dipeptidylpeptidase 4 (CD26/DPP4) inhibitor vildagliptin
    Jae Hwi Jang
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg . 2016
    ..Here, we extend our studies to test whether an intermediate recovery of lung transplants from ischemia/reperfusion injury by CD26/DPP4 inhibition can be achieved for up to 14 days...
  31. doi request reprint Airway complications after lung transplantation: risk factors, prevention and outcome
    Walter Weder
    University Hospital, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:293-8; discussion 298. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the incidence of complications in a consecutive series of bronchial anastomosis after LuTx at our center and to delineate the potential risk factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intragraft DPP IV inhibition attenuates post-transplant pulmonary ischemia/reperfusion injury after extended ischemia
    Wei Zhai
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 26:174-80. 2007
    ..Here we investigated the effects of enzymatic DPP IV inhibition on ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury after extended ischemia before pulmonary transplantation...
  33. doi request reprint Extracorporeal Life Support as Bridge to Lung Retransplantation: A Multicenter Pooled Data Analysis
    Stéphane Collaud
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 102:1680-1686. 2016
    ..Thus, we analyzed combined data from our center with pooled data from published studies to identify selection criteria for this advanced therapy...
  34. pmc Ischaemia-reperfusion injury in orthotopic mouse lung transplants - a scanning electron microscopy study
    Alice Draenert
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Exp Pathol 92:18-25. 2011
    ..Taken together, SEM detects pathological events of I/R that are previously not described in normal histology. These findings may influence the interpretation of studies investigating the I/R injury in the mouse model of lung Tx...
  35. 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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  36. doi request reprint Minimally invasive resection of thymomas with the da Vinci® Surgical System
    Didier Schneiter
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:288-92. 2013
    ..We evaluated the da Vinci® Surgical System for the resection of various mediastinal pathologies, particularly thymomas...
  37. doi request reprint Survival of patients treated surgically for synchronous single-organ metastatic NSCLC and advanced pathologic TN stage
    Stéphane Collaud
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Lung Cancer 78:234-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze and detect prognostic factors in surgically treated patients with synchronous single-organ metastasis from NSCLC...
  38. doi request reprint Relapse pattern and second-line treatment following multimodality treatment for malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Arthur Kostron
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 49:1516-23. 2016
    ..To analyse the relapse pattern and influence of second-line treatment after recurrence of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) in patients who had previously undergone multimodality treatment...
  39. doi request reprint Favorable outcome of children and adolescents undergoing lung transplantation at a European adult center in the new era
    Florian A Schmid
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, and University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Pulmonol 51:1222-1228. 2016
    ..Pediatr Pulmonol. 2016;51:1222-1228. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc...
  40. doi request reprint Outcome of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Bridge To Lung Transplantation: An Institutional Experience and Literature Review
    Ilhan Inci
    1 Department of Thoracic Surgery University Hospital, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland 2 Division of Medical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland 3 Division of Surgical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland 4 Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transplantation 99:1667-71. 2015
    ..We investigated the outcome of patients bridged to lung transplantation on ECLS technologies, mainly extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)...
  41. ncbi request reprint The influence of the rapamycin-derivate SDZ RAD on the healing of airway anastomoses
    Andre E Dutly
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 24:154-8; discussion 158. 2003
    ..However, reduction of fibroblast activity, posttransplant, may impair the healing of the bronchial anastomoses...
  42. doi request reprint The effect of low-dose Continuous Erythropoietin receptor activator in an experimental model of acute Cyclosporine A induced renal injury
    Christian Meerwein
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistr, 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Pharmacol 671:113-9. 2011
    ..In this model of acute CsA-mediated renal injury, low dose CERA administration was associated with anti-inflammatory effects and preservation of pancreatic islet cell viability...
  43. doi request reprint Impact of time interval between donor brain death and cold preservation on long-term outcome in lung transplantation
    Ylenia Pecoraro
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 50:264-8. 2016
    ..It is still unknown how the time interval from BD to cold preservation (CP) affects outcome after lung transplantation (LTx). This report investigates the impact of the time interval from BD to CP on long-term outcome in LTx...
  44. doi request reprint Carinal resection and sleeve pneumonectomy
    Walter Weder
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, University of Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, Zurich 8091, Switzerland Electronic address
    Thorac Surg Clin 24:77-83. 2014
    ..Adequate patient selection, improved anesthetic management and surgical technique, and better postoperative management might reduce the rate of postoperative morbidity and mortality. ..
  45. ncbi request reprint Melatonin attenuates posttransplant lung ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Ilhan Inci
    Divisions of Thoracic Surgery and Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital, and Children s Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:220-5. 2002
    ..Melatonin, a pineal hormone, is a free radical scavenger and an antioxidant. The purpose of this study was to assess the protective effect of melatonin on posttransplant lung ischemia-reperfusion injury...
  46. doi request reprint Post-transplant outcome-clusters of psychological distress and health-related quality of life in lung transplant recipients
    Annina Seiler
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 145:w14236. 2015
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  47. doi request reprint Airway complications after lung transplantation can be avoided without bronchial artery revascularization
    Ilhan Inci
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 15:578-81. 2010
    ..This review focuses on the incidence of airway anastomotic complications after lung transplantation and delineates potential risk factors...
  48. pmc Influence on ICU course, outcome and costs for lung transplantation after implementation of the new Swiss transplantation law
    Stephanie Klinzing
    Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transplant Res 3:9. 2014
    ..The Swiss organ allocation system for donor lungs was implemented on 1 July 2007. The effects of this implementation on patient selection, intensive care unit course, outcomes and intensive care costs are unknown...
  49. doi request reprint Lung Volume Reduction Surgery on Extracorporeal Life Support
    Stefanos Tzafos
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Thorac Surg 103:e115-e117. 2017
    ..He underwent lung volume reduction surgery with intent to wean from extracorporeal life support. He had complete functional recovery after 4 months...
  50. doi request reprint Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor of the Lung: Two Progressing Pulmonary Nodules in a 25-Year-Old Adult With a Moraxella catharalis Infection
    Daniel Schweckendiek
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 100:e123-4. 2015
    ..In preoperative bronchial washings Moraxella catharalis was found. ..
  51. pmc Carinal resection and sleeve pneumonectomy
    Walter Weder
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Thorac Dis 8:S882-S888. 2016
    ..Adequate patient selection, improved anesthetic management, surgical technique and better postoperative management might reduce the rate of postoperative morbidity and mortality...