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Martin Schweiger

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Martin Schweiger, MD, FEBS, Medical Univsity Graz, University Clinic for Surgery, Departemnt for Heart and Transplantationsurgery, Auenbruggerplatz 29, A-8036 Graz, Austria.

Major Experiences

Since May.2008: Fellowship cardiac surgery at the Medical University Graz and the German Heart Institute Berlin (DHZB), Germany, Europe

Apr.2008: Consultant General Surgery; Emergency Physician

Since 2006: University Lectures for hemodynamic support systems, Transplantation surgery and medicine

Since 2002: Head of the Transplantation Coordination at the Medical University Graz

Achievement and Award

Book Chapter: Immunosuppressive therapy after cardiac transplantation (InTech - Open Access Publisher; in press)

Sep.2008: Fellow of the European Board of Surgery F.E.B.S. (Transplantation)

Aug.2003: Approval as certificated European Transplant Coordinator

Grants:

Dez. 2009: Clinical Grant Austrian Society for Surgery

Noc.2009: Clinical Grant Austrian Society for Surgery

0ct.2009: Travel Grant Austrian Society for Organ Transplantation

Abstract reviewer:

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (Mechanical Circulatory support, 2012 Prague)

Annual meeting of the Society for cardiothoracic surgery Germany (Stuttgart 2011)

International Experience

Feb.2010 – Aug. 2011: Fellowship cardiac surgery at the German Heart Institute Berlin (DHZB), Germany, Europe

Jan. 2008: Medical Observer Charitee Berlin Germany; (Living kidney transplantation)

Feb.2002: Fellowship Thomas Starzl Institute Pittsburgh, USA

Research Interests

-Mechanical Circulatory support in adults and children, focusing on new device technology like implantable biventricular assist devices, new approaches for minimal invasive implantation; Right ventricular failure and optional treatment before and after LVAD implantation; myocardial recovery and MCS explantation, indicators for myocardial recovery. 

-Cardiac transplantation: non-invasive rejection monitoring, using marginal organ donors, different immunosuppressive regimes especially in children, transplantat vasculopathy and treatment.   

-Cardiac Surgery: Congenital heart surgery and mechanical circulatory support in children 


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