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. doi 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. 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
  6. 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
  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. 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
  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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  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. doi 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. 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...
  6. 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...
  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. 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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  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 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...
  15. 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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  16. 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...
  17. doi 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...
  18. doi 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...
  19. 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
    ..Lung transplantation (LTx) is a therapy for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) end-stage lung disease. Pseudomonal airway colonization (PAC) is common in CF...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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)...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Isolation of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in asymptomatic lung transplant recipients: effects of treatment on eradication and outcome
    Patrick Hofmann
    Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Transplant 30:857-63. 2016
    ..049). De novo acquired TMP/SMX resistance in S. maltophilia strains was not observed. These results indicate no evidence that antibiotic treatment for S. maltophilia in asymptomatic LTRs alters lung function or the clinical outcome. ..
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. pmc Diagnostic value of plasma and bronchoalveolar lavage samples in acute lung allograft rejection: differential cytology
    Nicole E Speck
    Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Respir Res 17:74. 2016
    ..Current findings on the topic are highlighted and trends for future research are identified. ..
  31. doi request reprint Pretransplant dyslipidaemia influences primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation
    Silvia R Cottini
    Surgical Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 22:402-5. 2016
    ..We aimed to evaluate whether dyslipidaemia is an additional risk factor for the development of PGD...
  32. doi 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...
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Human metapneumovirus in lung transplant recipients: characteristics and outcomes
    Fabian Niggli
    a Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Infect Dis (Lond) 48:852-6. 2016
    ..3 days (range: 5-48). In general, oral ribavirin was well tolerated in LTRs. The most common ADR was moderate anaemia. All patients recovered from infection without immediate serious sequelae within 3 months of infection. ..
  35. 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...
  36. pmc Prevalence of gastrointestinal dysmotility and complications detected by abdominal plain films after lung transplantation: a single-centre cohort study
    Henriette Heinrich
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMJ Open Respir Res 3:e000162. 2016
    ..The goal of our study was to assess the prevalence of GI pathology seen on APF in lung transplant recipients (LTRs) and to identify associated risk factors...
  37. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of lung transplant recipients supports non-operative treatment of uncomplicated diverticulitis
    Diana Vetter
    Department of Abdominal and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Transplant 30:1264-1270. 2016
    ..We aim to assess the incidence, current treatment, and outcome of diverticulitis in highly immunosuppressed lung transplant recipients...
  38. doi request reprint Adenocarcinoma of the gastrointestinal tract in lung transplanted patients with cystic fibrosis: case series and review of the literature
    Christian Murer
    Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 145:w14165. 2015
    ..These data emphasise the importance of checking CF patients for the development of abdominal complications following lung transplantation. ..
  39. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease in lung transplant candidates: role of routine invasive assessment
    Johannes Wild
    Division of Pulmonology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Respiration 89:107-11. 2015
    ..An atherosclerotic disease burden sufficient to put lung transplant candidates at risk for end-organ disease after transplantation is considered to be a relative contraindication for lung transplantation...
  40. 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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  41. 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
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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