Mirela Scherer

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Affiliation: Frankfurt am Main
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Impact of left atrial size reduction on chronic atrial fibrillation in mitral valve surgery
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 12:469-74. 2003
  2. doi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as perioperative right ventricular support in patients with biventricular failure undergoing left ventricular assist device implantation
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:939-44; discussion 944. 2011
  3. ncbi Extension of generator longevity by use of high impedance ventricular leads
    M Scherer
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:206-11. 2001
  4. doi The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with therapy refractory cardiogenic shock as a bridge to implantable left ventricular assist device and perioperative right heart support
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Artif Organs 12:160-5. 2009
  5. doi Alveolar recruitment strategy during cardiopulmonary bypass does not improve postoperative gas exchange and lung function
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Cardiovasc Eng 9:1-5. 2009
  6. ncbi Impact of left atrial size reduction and endocardial radiofrequency ablation on continuous atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac surgery: three-year results
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:126-31. 2007
  7. ncbi Does totally endoscopic access for off-pump cardiac surgery influence the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in coronary artery bypass grafting? A preliminary report
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Cardiovasc Eng 6:118-21. 2006
  8. ncbi Left atrial size reduction improves the sinus rhythm conversion rate after radiofrequency ablation for continuous atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac surgery
    M Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:34-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Disseminated Aspergillus fumigatus infection with consecutive mitral valve endocarditis in a lung transplant recipient
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:2297-300. 2005
  10. ncbi Thoracic epidural anesthesia does not influence the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation after beating heart surgery
    M Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 51:8-10. 2003

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Publications16

  1. ncbi Impact of left atrial size reduction on chronic atrial fibrillation in mitral valve surgery
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 12:469-74. 2003
    ..The study aim was to evaluate if left atrial size reduction affects cardiac rhythm in patients with chronic AF undergoing mitral valve surgery...
  2. doi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as perioperative right ventricular support in patients with biventricular failure undergoing left ventricular assist device implantation
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:939-44; discussion 944. 2011
    ..This study details our center's experience with veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as perioperative RV support in patients with preoperative biventricular failure undergoing LVAD implantation...
  3. ncbi Extension of generator longevity by use of high impedance ventricular leads
    M Scherer
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:206-11. 2001
    ..5+/-13.4 months in the CapSure Z group (median: 76.5 months to 95.0 months, respectively). The use of a high resistance lead for ventricular pacing appears to result in a clinically relevant extension of generator longevity...
  4. doi The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients with therapy refractory cardiogenic shock as a bridge to implantable left ventricular assist device and perioperative right heart support
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Artif Organs 12:160-5. 2009
    ..To avoid right ventricular failure, the ECMO should not be removed at the time of LVAD implantation, and used as a right ventricular support for the immediate postoperative period...
  5. doi Alveolar recruitment strategy during cardiopulmonary bypass does not improve postoperative gas exchange and lung function
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Cardiovasc Eng 9:1-5. 2009
    ..In patients with normal preoperative pulmonary function, application of an alveolar recruitment strategy during cardiopulmonary bypass does not improve postoperative gas exchange and lung function after cardiac surgery...
  6. ncbi Impact of left atrial size reduction and endocardial radiofrequency ablation on continuous atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac surgery: three-year results
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:126-31. 2007
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  7. ncbi Does totally endoscopic access for off-pump cardiac surgery influence the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in coronary artery bypass grafting? A preliminary report
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Cardiovasc Eng 6:118-21. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of postoperative AF in patients undergoing totally endoscopic off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (TECAB)...
  8. ncbi Left atrial size reduction improves the sinus rhythm conversion rate after radiofrequency ablation for continuous atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac surgery
    M Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:34-8. 2006
    ..However, no previous randomized studies have discussed the association of left atrial size reduction and the improvement of sinus rhythm conversion rate after radiofrequency ablation for continuous AF...
  9. ncbi Disseminated Aspergillus fumigatus infection with consecutive mitral valve endocarditis in a lung transplant recipient
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:2297-300. 2005
    ..We present a case of disseminated Aspergillus fumigatus infection with consecutive mitral valve endocarditis having developed 78 days after double-lung transplantation for cystic fibrosis...
  10. ncbi Thoracic epidural anesthesia does not influence the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation after beating heart surgery
    M Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 51:8-10. 2003
    ..We evaluated the effect of thoracic epidural anesthesia (TEA) on the occurrence of postoperative AF in patients submitted to CABG without cardiopulmonary bypass (OPCABG)...
  11. ncbi C1-esterase inhibitor reduces reperfusion injury after lung transplantation
    Mirela Scherer
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:233-8; discussion 238-9. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that early interference with complement activation would reduce lung reperfusion injury after transplantation...
  12. doi Minimally Invasive Implantation of HeartWare Assist Device and Simultaneous Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction Through Partial Upper Sternotomy
    Julia Hillebrand
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital of the Westfaelische Wilhelms University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Artif Organs . 2016
    ..Concomitant tricuspid valve reconstruction can also be performed simultaneously through partial upper sternotomy. Nevertheless, minimally invasive LVAD implantation is a challenging operative technique...
  13. doi Mechanical circulatory support for patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy
    Sabrina Lueck
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, 48149, Muenster, Germany
    J Artif Organs 19:305-9. 2016
    ..Mechanical assist device support is a surgical strategy either as bridge to transplantation or as bridge to recovery for patients with PPCM. ..
  14. doi Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Bridge to Cardiac Recovery in Nonischemic Heart Failure: Keeping Weaning from the Device in Mind
    Ali Akil
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 64:483-6. 2016
    ..Explantation was finally performed after 20 months and more on the device. In light of the scarcity of donor organs we conclude that patients on LVAD support should be evaluated for possible weaning from the device on a regular basis. ..
  15. doi Implantation of left ventricular assist devices under extracorporeal life support in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
    Julia Hillebrand
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital of the Westfaelische Wilhelms University Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, 48159, Muenster, Germany
    J Artif Organs 18:291-9. 2015
    ..To keep the phase of stasis within the device as short as possible we anastomosed the VAD outflow graft to the ascending aorta first before connecting the device to the apex. However, postoperative bleeding complications are frequent...
  16. doi The influence of selective pulmonary perfusion on the inflammatory response and clinical outcome of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass
    Arndt Holger Kiessling
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 18:732-9. 2014
    ..We hypothesize that selective pulmonary perfusion (sPP) of the lungs leads to a reduction of pulmonary inflammation and a better clinical outcome...