Publications 2012

  • Akhyari P, Lichtenberg A, Hartmann A, Ismail I, Hiroyuki K, Kofidis T, Klima U, Karck M, Haverich A. Influence of prosthesis type on long-term survival after re-replacement of aortic valve prosthesis. Heart Surg Forum [2012, accepted for publication]
  • Akhyari P, Kamiya H, Lichtenberg A, Haverich A, Shrestha M. Four Years of Altering Neurological Symptoms – A Rare Case of a Massive Left Ventricular Thrombus in the Absence of any Symptomatic Cardiac Disease. OJTS. 2012, 2, 13-14
  • Akhyari P, Ziegler H, Gwanmesia P, Barth M, Schilp S, Huelsmann J, Hoffmann S, Bosch J, Kögler G, Lichtenberg A. A novel culture device for the evaluation of three-dimensional extracellular matrix materials. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012 Jul 3. doi: 10.1002/term.1550. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Akhyari P, Mehrabi A, Adhiwana A, Kamiya H, Nimptsch K, Minol JP, Tochtermann U, Godehardt E, Weitz J, Lichtenberg A, Karck M, Ruhparwar A. Is simultaneous splenectomy an additive risk factor in surgical treatment for active endocarditis? Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012 Mar 1. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Assmann A, Boeken U, Akhyari P, Lichtenberg A. Appropriate Timing of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting after Acute Myocardial Infarction. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012;60(7):446-451. Epub 2012 May 1.
  • Assmann A, Benim AC, Gül F, Lux P, Akhyari P, Boeken U, Joos F, Feindt P, Lichtenberg A. Pulsatile extracorporeal circulation during on-pump cardiac surgery enhances aortic wall shear stress. J Biomech. 2012 Jan 3;45(1):156-63. Epub 2011 Oct 27.
  • Assmann A, Akhyari P, Delfs C, Flögel U, Jacoby C, Kamiya H, Lichtenberg A. Development of a growing rat model for the in vivo assessment of engineered aortic conduits. J Surg Res. 2012;176(2):367-375. Epub 2011 Nov 4
  • Aubin H, Akhyari P, Khademhosseini A, Lichtenberg A. Gezielte dreidimensionale Zellausrichtung und -elongation in artifiziellen Geweben. Z Herz- Throax- Gefäßchir Jun 2012, Vol. 26, No. 3: 188-195
  • Balzer J, Lichtenberg A. [Diagnosis and treatment of mitral regurgitation]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2011 Oct;136(40):2020-2. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-1286385. Epub 2011 Sep 28. Review. German.
  • Barth M, Rickelt S, Noffz E, Winter-Simanowski S, Niemann H, Akhyari P, Lichtenberg A, Franke WW. The adhering junctions of valvular interstitial cells: molecular composition in fetal and adult hearts and the comings and goings of plakophilin-2 in situ, in cell culture and upon re-association with scaffolds. Cell Tissue Res. 2012 May;348(2):295-307.
  • Blehm A, Smiris K, Schurr P, Lichtenberg A. Transapical aortic valve implantation after ascending aortic endovascular repair. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 May;41(5):1206. Epub 2011 Dec 21.
  • Blehm A, Schurr P, Lichtenberg A. Role of Primary Bacterial Contamination of a Pulmonary Homograft for Ross Operation: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Greulich S, Maxhera B, Vandenplas G, de Wiza DH, Smiris K, Mueller H, Heinrichs J, Blumensatt M, Cuvelier C, Akhyari P, Ruige JB, Ouwens DM, Eckel J. Secretory products from epicardial adipose tissue of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus induce cardiomyocyte dysfunction. Circulation. 2012 Nov 6;126(19):2324-34.
  • Hülsmann J, Grün K, Amouri S, Barth M, Hornung K, Holzfuß C, Lichtenberg A, Akhyari P. Transplantation material bovine pericardium: Biomechanical and immunogenic characteristics after decellularization versus glutaraldehyde-fixing. Xenoransplantation [2012, Accepted for publication.
  • Kamiya H, Aubin H, Akhyari P, Walz R, Saeed D, Miles-Kindgen D, Lichtenberg A. Successful treatment of fulminant pulmonary embolism with extracorporeal life support and simultaneous systemic thrombolytic therapy after 1 h of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kamiya H, Al-Maisary SS, Akhyari P, Ruhparwar A, Kallenbach K, Lichtenberg A, Karck M. The number of wires for sternal closure has a significant influence on sternal complications in high-risk patients. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Jul 6. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Kamiya H, Akhyari P, Pedraza A, Tanzeem N, Kallenbach K, Lichtenberg A, Karck M. High Mortality in Late Octogenarians Undergoing Isolated Aortic ValveReplacement for Aortic Valve Stenosis: EuroSCORE Underestimates Mortality in this Cohort. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Minol JP, Baraki H, Akhyari P, Bagaev E, Suprunov M, Brandes G, Bara Ch, Haverich A, Hilfiker A, Lichtenberg A. Tracheal cartilage - a suitable biomaterial for reconstructive cardiovascular procedures. JTERM [2012, accepted for publication]
  • Ortmann P, Saeed D, Lichtenberg A. Case report of extended "temporary" use of Levitronix CentriMag right ventricular assist device. Artif Organs. 2012 Dec;36(12):1072-3.
  • Saeed D, Meehan K, McGee EC Jr. Bariatric surgery at the time of ventricular assist device implantation for morbidly obese patients prior to heart transplantation. Artif Organs. 2012 Apr;36(4):450-1. 
  • Saeed D, Fukamachi K, Duncan BW. Intra-operative fitting study of the PediPump ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Jan;31(1):109-10. Epub 2011 Oct 28.
  • Saeed D, Albert A, Kamiya H, Maxhera B, Westenfeld R, Lichtenberg A. Five days of no anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy and NovoSeven administration in a HeartWare HVAD patient. Artif Organs. 2012 Aug;36(8):751-3. 
  • Sellmann T, Saeed D, Danzeisen O, Albert A, Blehm A, Kram R, Kindgen-Milles D, Hoehn T, Winterhalter M. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation implantation via median sternotomy for fulminant pulmonary edema after cold water submersion with cardiac arrest. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Oct;26(5):887-9.
  • Sievers HH, Hemmer W, Beyersdorf F, Moritz A, Moosdorf R, Lichtenberg A, Misfeld M, Charitos EI; Working Group for Aortic Valve Surgery of German Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. The everyday used nomenclature of the aortic root components: the tower of Babel? Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Mar;41(3):478-82. Epub 2011 Dec 1. Review.
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