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Invited commentary to: 4D-flow cardiac magnetic resonance for the assEssmeNt of AOrtic valve repair with OzAki TEchnique.

Weiss G, Arnold Z, Grabenwöger M, Winkler B.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023 Dec 1;64(6)

Long-Term Results with 187 Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedures.

Arnold Z, Geisler D, Aschacher T, Winkler B, Lenz V, Crailsheim I, Folkmann S, Harrer M, Moidl R, Grabenwöger M, Weiss G.

J Clin Med. 2023 Jun 20;12(12):4143.

Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Repair After Failed Endovascular Aortic Repair.

Taher F, Plimon M, Walter C, Weiss G, Kliewer M, Assadian A, Falkensammer J.

J Endovasc Ther. 2023 May 8

Acute type A aortic dissection in adolescents and young adults under 30 years of age: demographics, aetiology and postoperative outcomes of 139 cases

Luehr M, Yildiz M, Ma WG, Heck R, Polycarpou A, Jassar A, Kreibich M, Dohle DS, Weiss G, Hagl C, Rega F, Schachner T, Martens A, Della Corte A, Osada H, Sun LZ, Tsagakis K, Schoenhoff F.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2023 May 2;63(5):ezad112.

Reply to Maze and Tokui.

Grabenwöger M, Weiss G.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2022 Jul 11

Frozen elephant trunk technique for acute type A aortic dissection. Thoracic aortic endovascular repair or open surgery after frozen elephant trunk?-the last word has not been spoken yet!
Weiss G, Grabenwöger M.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Oct 3


Identifying Patients without a Survival Benefit following Transfemoral and Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.

Geisler D, Rudziński PN, Hasan W, Andreas M, Hasimbegovic E, Adlbrecht C, Winkler B, Weiss G, Strouhal A, Delle-Karth G, Grabenwöger M, Mach M.

J Clin Med. 2021 Oct 24

Taking the frozen elephant trunk technique to the next level by a stented side branch for a left subclavian artery connection: a feasibility study.
Grabenwöger M, Mach M, Mächler H, Arnold Z, Pisarik H, Folkmann S, Harrer ML, Geisler D, Moidl R, Winkler B, Bonatti J, Czerny M, Weiss G.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 Jun 14

Impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the care of patients with acute and chronic aortic conditions.
Czerny M, Gottardi R, Puiu P, Bernecker OY, Citro R, Della Corte A, di Marco L, Fink M, Gosslau Y, Haldenwang PL, Heijmen RH, Hugas-Mallorqui M, Iesu S, Jacobsen O, Jassar AS, Juraszek A, Kolowca M, Lepidi S, Marrocco-Trischitta MM, Matsuda H, Meisenbacher K, Micari A, Minatoya K, Park KH, Peterss S, Petrich M, Piffaretti G, Probst C, Reutersberg B, Rosati F, Schachner B, Schachner T, Sorokin VA, Szeberin Z, Szopinski P, Di Tommaso L, Trimarchi S, Verhoeven ELG, Vogt F, Voetsch A, Walter T, Weiss G, Yuan X, Benedetto F, De Bellis A, D Oria M, Discher P, Zierer A, Rylski B, van den Berg JC, Wyss TR, Bossone E, Schmidli J, Nienaber C; Collaborators:, Accarino G, Baldascino F, Böckler D, Corazzari C, D Alessio I, de Beaufort H, De Troia C, Dumfarth J, Galbiati D, Gorgatti F, Hagl C, Hamiko M, Huber F, Hyhlik-Duerr A, Ianelli G, Iesu I, Jung JC, Kainz FM, Katsargyris A, Koter S, Kusmierczyk M, Kolsut P, Lengyel B, Lomazzi C, Muneretto C, Nava G, Nolte T, Pacini D, Pleban E, Rychla M, Sakamoto K, Shijo T, Yokawa K, Siepe M, Sirch J, Strauch J, Sule JA, Tobler EL, Walter C, Weigang E.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2021 May 8

Evaluating the Association between Contrast Medium Dosage and Acute Kidney Injury in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using Different Predictive Models.
Mach M, Hasan W, Andreas M, Winkler B, Weiss G, Adlbrecht C, Delle-Karth G, Grabenwöger M.
J Clin Med. 2020 Oct 28

Fitness-Tracker Assisted Frailty-Assessment Before Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Proof-of-Concept Study.
Mach M, Watzal V, Hasan W, Andreas M, Winkler B, Weiss G, Strouhal A, Adlbrecht C, Delle Karth G, Grabenwöger M.
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2020 Oct 15

The impact of subclinical congestion on the outcome of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
Adlbrecht C, Piringer F, Resar J, Watzal V, Andreas M, Strouhal A, Hasan W, Geisler D, Weiss G, Grabenwöger M, Delle-Karth G, Mach M.
Eur J Clin Invest. 2020 Apr 22

Multicentre experience with two frozen elephant trunk prostheses in the treatment of acute aortic dissection.
Berger T, Weiss G, Voetsch A, Arnold Z, Kreibich M, Rylski B, Krombholz-Reindl P, Winkler A, Mach M, Geisler D, Seitelberger R, Siepe M, Beyersdorf F, Grabenwoeger M, Czerny M, Gottardi R.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Mar 7

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Morphologically Complex Root Aneurysms.
Mach M, Winkler B, Santer D, Pisarik H, Folkmann S, Harrer M, Weiss G, Veit F, Adlbrecht C, Strouhal A, Delle-Karth G, Grabenwöger M.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Apr

Aortic diameter remodelling after the frozen elephant trunk technique in aortic dissection: results from an international multicentre registry.
Iafrancesco M, Goebel N, Mascaro J, Franke UFW, Pacini D, Di Bartolomeo R, Weiss G, Grabenwöger M, Leontyev SA, Mohr FW, Sioris T, Jakob H, Tsagakis K; International E-vita Open Registry Group.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017 Aug 1

Evaluation of the downstream aorta after frozen elephant trunk repair for aortic dissections in terms of diameter and false lumen status

Weiss G, Santer D, Dumfarth J, Pisarik H, Harrer ML, Folkmann S, Mach M, Moidl R, Grabenwoger M.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Feb 10.

Impact of clinical factors and surgical techniques on early outcome of patients treated with frozen elephant trunk technique by using EVITA open stent-graft: results of a multicentre study
Leontyev S, Tsagakis K, Pacini D, Di Bartolomeo R, Mohr FW, Weiss G, Grabenwoeger M, Mascaro JG, Iafrancesco M, Franke UF, Göbel N, Sioris T, Widenka K, Mestres CA, Jakob H.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Apr 18.

The frozen elephant trunk technique for the treatment of complicated type B aortic dissection with involvement of the aortic arch: multicentre early experience.

Weiss G, Tsagakis K, Jakob H, Di Bartolomeo R, Pacini D, Barberio G, Mascaro J, Mestres CA, Sioris T, Grabenwoger M.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Mar 5.


Thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair after frozen elephant trunk procedure.
Folkmann S, Weiss G, Pisarik H, Czerny M, Grabenwoger M.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Mar 12.

Hybrid treatment in a patient with acute aortic syndrome and an aberrant right subclavian artery.
Folkmann S, Waldenberger F, Weiss G, Mertikian G, Moidl R, Gorlitzer M, Grabenwoeger M.
Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2013 Nov;47(8):645-7.

One-stage repair in complex multisegmental thoracic aneurysmal disease: results of a multicentre study.
Mestres CA, Josa M, Bonser RS, Iafrancesco M, Di Bartolomeo R, Pacini D, Jakob H, Tsagakis K, Oberwalder PJ, Mohr FW, Borger MA, Leontyev S, Czerny S, Widenka KJ, Franke UF, Sionis T, Grabenwöger M, Gorlitzer M, Weiss G.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Nov;44(5):e325-31.

Type A aortic dissection: the extent of surgical intervention.
Grabenwoger M, Weiss G.
Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Mar;2(2):212-5.

Structural valve deterioration of a Corevalve prosthesis 9 months after implantation.
Seeburger J, Weiss G, Borger MA, Mohr FW.
Eur Heart J. 2013 Jun;34(21):1607.

Frozen elephant trunk technique for acute type A aortic dissection.
Weiss G, Gorlitzer M, Folkmann S, Waldenberger F, Moidl R, Czerny M, Grabenwoger M.
Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Jan 1

The location of the primary entry tear in acute type B aortic dissection affects early outcome.
Weiss G, Wolner I, Folkmann S, Sodeck G, Schmidli J, Grabenwöger M, Carrel T, Czerny M.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Sep;42(3):571-6.

Repair of stent graft-induced retrograde type A aortic dissection using the E-vita open prosthesis.
Gorlitzer M, Weiss G, Moidl R, Folkmann S, Waldenberger F, Czerny M, Grabenwöger M.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Sep;42(3):566-70.

The frozen elephant trunk for the treatment of chronic dissection of the thoracic aorta: a multicenter experience.
Pacini D, Tsagakis K, Jakob H, Mestres CA, Armaro A, Weiss G, Grabenwoger M, Borger MA, Mohr FW, Bonser RS, Di Bartolomeo R.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Nov;92(5):1663-70

Multicenter early experience with extended aortic repair in acute aortic dissection: is simultaneous descending stent grafting justified?
Tsagakis K, Pacini D, Di Bartolomeo R, Gorlitzer M, Weiss G, Grabenwoger M, Mestres CA, Benedik J, Cerny S, Jakob H.
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Dec;140(6 Suppl):S116-20; discussion S142-S146.


Quality-of-life in octogenarians one year after aortic valve replacement with or without coronary artery bypass surgery.
Folkmann S, Gorlitzer M, Weiss G, Harrer M, Thalmann M, Poslussny P, Grabenwoger M.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Dec;11(6):750-3. Epub 2010 Sep 16.

Aortic arch surgery using bilateral antegrade selective cerebral perfusion in combination with near-infrared spectroscopy.
Harrer M, Waldenberger FR, Weiss G, Folkmann S, Gorlitzer M, Moidl R, Grabenwoeger M.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010 Nov;38(5):561-7. Epub 2010 Apr 20.

Fate of the false lumen after combined surgical and endovascular repair treating Stanford type A aortic dissections.
Gorlitzer M, Weiss G, Meinhart J, Waldenberger F, Thalmann M, Folkmann S, Moidl R, Grabenwoeger M.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Mar;89(3):794-9.

A newly designed thorax support vest prevents sternum instability after median sternotomy.
Gorlitzer M, Folkmann S, Meinhart J, Poslussny P, Thalmann M, Weiss G, Bijak M, Grabenwoeger M.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2009 Aug;36(2):335-9; discussion 339. Epub 2009 Mar 9.

Translumbar treatment of type II endoleaks after endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Gorlitzer M, Mertikian G, Trnka H, Froeschl A, Meinhart J, Weiss G, Grabenwoeger M, Rand T.
Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2008 Oct;7(5):781-4. Epub 2008 Jul 2.

Combined surgical and endovascular repair of complex aortic pathologies with a new hybrid prosthesis.
Gorlitzer M, Weiss G, Thalmann M, Mertikian G, Wislocki W, Meinhart J, Waldenberger F, Grabenwoger M.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Dec;84(6):1971-6.

Crucial aspects of smoking in wound healing after breast reduction surgery.
Bartsch RH, Weiss G, Kästenbauer T, Patocka K, Deutinger M, Krapohl BD, Benditte-Klepetko HC.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2007;60(9):1045-9. Epub 2007 Mar 9.

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