Wissenschaft

Science

Clinical Studies, Research Focus, Memberships

Clinical Studies

2008
Reduction in Surgical Site
lnfection in Patients Treated with Microbial Sealant (INTEGUSEAL) prior to Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: a Case-Control Study

2009
CONSERV™-2
(Clinical Outcomes and Safety Trial to lnvestigate Ecallantide's Effect on Reducing Surgical Blood Loss Volume) – A Phase 2 Randomized Double-Blind Active-Controlled Study in Subjects Exposed to Cardiopulmonary Bypass During Cardiac Surgery at High Risk of bleeding

2011
CL-N-CSM-III/01/08
A Prospective Randomized Double Blind Multicenter Phase lll Study Comparing two Methods of Cardioplegia in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Custodiol-N versus Custodiol

2012
RE-ALIGN
The Randomized, phase ll study to evaluate the safety and pharmacokinetics of oral dabigatran etexilate in patients after heart valve replacement

2015
“Comparison between two modified systems for extracorporeal circulation versus minimally invasive ECC.O-System”

2016
INFLARX
Phase-ll-study to evaluate the influence of IFX-1, a Firstin-Class anti-complement Csa-antibody, in patients with complex cardiac operations

Research Focus

Basic Research: tissue engineering, heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support. Clinical Research: ARDS, cardiac imaging, outcome analysis in aortic surgery, heart failure surgery as well as minimally invasive and reconstructive heart valve surgery.

Research Residencies

06 & 11/2010
Total orthotopic heart transplantation in large animals (foxhound) using a novel cardioplegic solution (Custodiol N), Semmelweis University Budapest, Hungary.

11/2011
Total aortic arch replacement in large animals (foxhound) using decellularized aortic arch allografts, Semmelweis University Budapest, Hungary.

04/2014
OPCAB Training, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan

04/2015
OPCAB Training, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan

Memberships

Member of the German Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (DGTHG)

Member of the German Transplantation Society (DTG)

Qualifications

09/2008
Intensive course for cardiac surgery, the European Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (Lisbon, Portugal).

01/2009
Intensive course for cardiac surgery, the European Society for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (Lisbon, Portugal).

09/2008
Final Echocardiography Course, German Heart Centre Berlin.

02/2009
Compact course: research animals, animals research and replacement methods (Berlin).

05/2010
Certification course as principal investigator for medical studies (Heidelberg).)

10/2010
Seventeenth training seminar of the German Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (Halle an der Saale).

10/2010
Intensive course: “Master of Valve Therapy-Complex Aortic Valve Replacement: How to predict and avoid complications?” (Nyon, Switzerland)

02/2011
Graduation of the 18th Walter Brendel Lecture Course of the German Academy for Transplantation Medicine (Wildbad-Kreuth, Tegernsee)

05/2011
Intensive course: „Aortic Root Surgery" (Wendisch Rietz)

 

08/2011
Intensive course: Berlin Heart Assist Device (Berlin)

09/2011
Intensive course: “Master of Valve Therapy-Aortic Valve Surgery" (Nyon, Switzerland)

11/2011
Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems, 3-day Workshop, Decision making, System selection, lmplantation, Patient care (German Heart Centre Berlin)

07/2014
OCS Heart and Lung Training, Boston, USA

07/2014
SynCardia Phase II & III Cedmcation Program, London, UK

04/2015
HeartMate III Training, Zurich, Switzerland

06/2016
Perceval™ Sutureless Device lmplantation/Certification Training

06/2016
EDWARDS INTUITY Elite Valve System Implantation/Certification Training

09/2016
Workshop "Total Arterial Revasularization", European Surgical Institute Hamburg-Norderstedt, Albertinen-Krankenhaus Hamburg

 

11/2016
Edwards SAPIEN 3 THV Fundamentals Training

11/2016
HeartWare Implantation Certificate, University of Oldenburg

12/2016
Workshop 3D endoscopic mitral valve surgery, Rhön Klinikum, Campus Bad Neustadt a.d. Saale

01/2017
Berlin Heart EXCOR Adult Training (Refresher-Course), Berlin Heart Academy, Berlin

01/2017
Master Course Mitral- and Tricuspid Valve Repair, Medtronic Academy, Brussels, Belgium

02/2017
Certificate „Thoracic Organ Transplantation Surgery“ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie

03/2017
SynCardia Phase I Certification Program Oldenburg Team, Berlin, Germany

05/2017
Master Course Maze IV, Atricure Academy, Royal College of Surgeons, London, United Kingdom