CURRICULUM VITAE

June 2018

Family name                                :       KALANGOS

Given name                                  :       Afksendiyos

Date and place of birth                :       11 Septembre 1960, Istanbul

 

Professional address                    :       Clinic for Pediatric Heart Surgery

                                                            6, Erythrou Stavrou street

                                                            15123 Maroussi, Athens, Greece

Phone                                           :      +30 2106869848

Fax                                               :       +30 2106831877

E-mail                                          :      a.kalangos@gmail.com

 

Current position                           :       Chair of Pediatric and Congenital heart

                                                            surgery

                                                            Mitera Hospital, Athens, Greece

 

                                                            Professor of Pediatric Heart Surgery

                                                            Koc University Hospital – Istanbul

 

 

DIPLOMAS, TITLES AND POSITIONS

 

1970-1978             Baccalauréat in french language at ” Saint-Benoît ” College in Istanbul

 

1978-1984             Medical degree, University of Istanbul le 27.06.1984

 

1986                      Canadian equivalency of Medical degree

 

1991                      Certificate of specialization in cardiovascular surgery, Turkey

 

1995                      Associate professor, Turkey on 13th of October, 1995

 

1996                      University certificate on « artificial heart and circulatory

                              assistance » Faculty of Medecine « Pitié Salpêtrière », Paris

 

1999                      Recognition by the « Swiss Medical Federation » of the specialization in  cardiovascular surgery on 18th of march,1999

 

1999                       « Privat-Docent » at the Faculty of Medicine, Geneva

 

1999                      European Board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons

                               (FETCS)

 

2001-2015            Chair of the Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery,  University Hospital of Geneva

 

2002                       Certificate of « management of health institutions » HEC- University of Geneva (mini-MBA)

 

2003                      Certificate of Specialization in cardiac and peripheral vascular surgery after the acquisition of swiss nationality by the « Swiss Medical Federation »

 

2005                      Doctor in Sciences « honoris causa », University of Mauritius

 

2005                      « Visiting professor » at the University of Belgrade, (Serbia)

 

2005                      « Doctor honoris causa », University of Thrace, Turkey

                              

2006                      Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of

                              Geneva

 

2007                       « Visiting professor » at the University of Verona, Italy 

 

2009                       Equivalency certificate of the medical degree by the Ministry of Health of Switzerland

 

2011-2015             Director of the « Cardiovascular Center », University Hospital of Geneva

 

2012                      Full professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva

 

2014-2015             President of the « World Society of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons »       

 

2016-……              Treasurer and member of the steering committee of WSCTS

 

2016                      « Visiting professor », Ningxia Medical University, Yinchuan , China

2016-……              Chair of Pediatric Heart Surgery, Mitera Hospital , Athens, Greece

 

2018-….                 Full professor at the Koc University , Istanbul, Turkey

 

   

 

 

 

TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL EVOLUTION

 

 

August 1984 – August 1986            Resident in general surgery, Istanbul

 

Sept. 1986 – Sept.1987                  Resident in Cardiovascular and thoracic

                                                         surgery, Cardiovascular center,  Istanbul

 

Jan. 1989 – March 1989                   Resident in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

                                                         Unit, Cardiovascular Center, istanbul                

March 1989 – May 1989                   Resident in Cardiology, Cardiovascular center, Istanbul

 

June 1989 – August 1990                 Resident in cardiovascular surgery, Cardiovascular Center, Istanbul

 

August 1990 – August 1991             Fellowship at Royal Brompton Hospital, London

 

Sept.1991- Sept. 1993                     Fellowship in cardiac surgery at Hospital Broussais (Assistance Publique / Hôpitaux de Paris), France, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery (Prof. A.Carpentier)

 

October 1993 – Feb. 1998        :      Staff cardiovascular surgeon, University Hospital of Geneva (Prof. B.Faidutti)

 

March 1998 – Dec. 1999                  Chief Staff surgeon in pediatric heart surgery

                                                 and Associate chair of the clinic for

                                                 Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva

 

Jan. 2000 – June 2001                     Fellowship at Institut Hospitalier Jacques Cartier, Pediatric Heart Surgery

                                                          (Pr Y. Lecompte), Paris, France

 

June 2001- Sept. 2001                     Chief of Pediatric Heart Surgery, Clinic for

                                             Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva

 

October 2001- Dec 2015                  Chair of the Clinic for Cardiovascular

                                                         Surgery,

                                                         Chief surgeon of pediatric heart

                                                         Surgery, University Hospital of Geneva

 

May 2011- Dec 2015                        Director of Cardiovascular Center, University

                                                         Hospital of Geneva,

 

Jan 2016 -……                                  Chair of Peditric Heart Surgery, Mitera

                                                         Hospital, Athens Greece

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEACHING ACTIVITY AT THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF GENEVA

 

Pre-graduate

1995-2015                 8 hours /week as co-responsable for cardiovascular semiology to medical students of 2nd, 3rd and 4th years

                      

 

 

Post-graduate

1995-2015                1 hour/month. Conferences to residents and fellows in cardiac surgery,

                                  1 hour/month. Mortality and morbidity meetings

                                  3 hours/week. Case discussion

                

2005- 2015               Conferences to MD, PhD students at the University of

                                  Verona, Italy as « visiting professor »  7 hours / year

 

2005-2015                 Federal examinator for surgery (Swiss Federal Diploma of

                                  Medicine)

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

 

  1. Fellowship of the American College of Angiology (F.A.C.A.)

 

  1. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, USA

 

  1. The American Physiological Society

 

  1. The Association for European Pediatric Cardiology

 

  1. Société de Chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire de langue française

 

  1. The European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery

 

                       7-   European Society of Artificial Organs

 

                       8-   The Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery

 

                       9-   American Association of Thoracic Surgery (by invitation)

   

                       10- Cardiology Society of Serbia (honorary member)

 

     11-  The Roumanian Society of Vascular Surgery (honorary member)

 

                       12-  The Hellenic Society of Cardiology (honorary member)

 

  1. The Ukranian Society of Cardiovascular Surgery (honorary member)

 

                       14-  The Hellenic Society of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

 

                       15-  The Hellenic Society of Pediatric Cardiology

                      

                       16- Founding member of World Society of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

                      

                       17- World Society of Cardiovascular and thoracic Surgeons (president 2014-2015), (treasurer 2016-…)

 

 

 

SCIENTIFIC FUNCTIONS

 

  • Reviewer in 11 journals with editorial policy

 

  • The Annals of Thoracic Surgery
  • European Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
  • Interactive Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Circulation
  • Journal of Heart Valve Disease
  • The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • International Journal of Artificial Organs
  • Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • BioMed Central
  • Cardiology in Young

 

  • Member of the Committe of prices of the Faculty of Medecine, University of Geneva

 

  • President of « Neode » price organized by the Scientific and technological institution of the canton of « Neuchatel », Switzerland

 

  • Member of the Editorial Board

                       – «World Journal of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery »,  

                       – “Open Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Journal”

                       –  “Scientifica”

 

 

 

 

 

HUMANITARIAN ACTIVITY IN PEDIATRIC HEART SURGERY

 

  • Founder and President of the Swiss Humanitarian Association « Hearts for All », incorporated into the Kalangos Foundation in 2018.

 

  • President of « Kalangos  Foundation »

 

  • Chair of the Board and Founding Member of « The Global Heart Network Platform Foundation » (Delaware, USA) 

 

  • .Creation of heart institutes (Georgia, Mozambique, Mauritius, Lebanon, Cameroun)

.Humanitarian surgical missions in 18 developing countries. (Erythrea, Mozambique, Vietnam, Serbia, Cameroun, Nigeria, Ukraine, Moldavia, Georgia, Azerbaidjan, India, Egypt, Marocco, Lebanon, Mauritius, Algeria, Egypt, Cyprus)

.Training of  pediatric heart surgeons and cardiologists at the University Hospital of Geneva thanks to scholarships provided by « Kalangos Foundation »

. Creation of « Kalangos Humanitarian Heart Center » in Kiev, Ukraine and in Yinchuan, China

 

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS AT THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF GENEVA AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES

              

1- Stem cell therapy for congestive heart failure using in vitro-generated cardiomyocytes

Responsables : Marisa Jaconi, PhD and A. Kalangos, MD

Financial support: 314 000 CHF sponsored by « Swiss National Funds for scientific research »

 

2- Biodegradable mitral and tricuspid ring (Kalangos ring)

Responsable : A. Kalangos (owner of the patent international PCT WO2001/89426)

Financial support : BIORING SA- Lonay  7.000.000 CHF

CE mark in march 2005 for clinical use

 

3- Efficiency of biodegradable hydrogel in the prevention of postoperative adhesions  

Responsable : A. Kalangos

Collaborators : E. Khabiri, B. Walpoth

Financial support: GALEPHAR- Geneva 250 000 CHF

 

4-Flow regulator (Flowatch) in pulmonary banding and  Blalock  shunts

Responsables : N. Stergiopoulos (EPFL Lausanne), A. Kalangos (HUG), A. Corno (CHUV) 

Financial support : School of Polytechnics, Lausanne 2 000 000 CHF

 

5- Development of a new biological dynamic  « Kalangos » prosthetic valve – Phase 1 and 2 done at « Lillehei  Experimental Surgical Center », Minneapolis

Responsable : A. Kalangos (co-author in the PCT patents)

Financial support: LEMAN CARDIOVASCULAR SA-Lonay and Hancock Jaffe Lab, Irvine

15 000 000 USD

 

6- Expression of ATP-sensitive K+ channels in human atria : role of  anatomic, mechanical and metabolic factors

Responsables:  A. Baertschi,  Prof A. Kalangos 

Financial support: CMU Geneva 50 000 CHF

 

 

 

 

 DIRECTION OF THESES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA

 

–   Thesis of Doctorate in Medecine, Dr Alexandre CHERETAKIS (1999)

    Traumatic rupture of aortic isthmus

 

–   Thesis of Doctorate in Medecine, Dr Stéphane NOBLE (2002)

    Mitral valve repair in adults

 

–   Thesis of Doctorate in Medecine,  Dr Daniel DANZER (2003)

    Long-term patency of coronary bypass grafts

 

–   Thesis of doctorate in medecine  Dr Stéphane REVERDIN (2004)

    Heart transplant in Geneva 1998-2001

 

–   Thesis of doctorate in medecine Dr Mustafa CIKIRIKCIOGLU (2008)

    Covering of the lumen of synthetic grafts

 

  • Thesis of doctorate in medecine Dr Nadia LAHLAIDI SIERRA (2013)

Biodegradable ring in pediatric mitral valve repair

 

  • Thesis of doctorate in medecine Dr Sanjay Cherian (2016)

Mitral valve repair in Marfan’s syndrome and preventive aortic root replacement

 

 

 

 

 

DIRECTION OF MASTER THESES AT THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OF GENEVA

(Students at 4th year) 2010-2015

 

Thien An TRAN                     Title :   Médecin humanitraie en Inde (Kerala)

 

Jacklean KALIBALA              Title : Etudes comparatives rétrospective entre une population adulte ayant bénéficié d’une réparation valvulaire mitrale dans un contexte d’insuffisance mitrale d’origine dégénérative

 

Sandrine MARIAUX              Title :         La chirurgie correctrice de la maladie d’Ebstein : L’impact d’une nouvelle technique

 

Lisa STOJAN                          Title :         Influence des infrastructures hospitalières sur le pronostic des chirurgies cardiaques pédiatriques

 

Chantal PLOMBS                   Title :         Médecine Humanitaire en cardiologie et chirurgie cardiaque dans tous ses aspects

 

Irene NYAABA                      Title :         Retour veineux total anormal pulmonaire

 

Mikael CHEVALLEY               Title : Etude retrospective de la chirurgie des transpositions des groy vaisseaux selon senning

 

Thibault SCHAEFFER            Title :         Résultats à long terme des enfants ayant bénéficié d’une réparation ou d’un remplacement de la valve mitrale dans un contexte d’atteinte rhumatismale valvulaire

 

Frederica BOCCHI                Title : Etude retrospective sur l’assistance circulatoire

 

Imene ACHEK                       Title : Etude  rétrospective sur la prise en charge chirurgicale du Truncus artériosus

 

Alexandre PONTI                  Titre : Prothèses endovasculaires

 

Céline FISCHER                    Title :Prise en charge des communications interventriculaires

 

Mélanie DE NERIS                Title : Chirurgie des malformations congénitales de la Valve tricuspide

 

Lydia WUARIN                      Title : Recherche fondamentale en cardio-vasculaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCES AS GUEST SPEAKER (by invitation)

 

September 1991    :  Fifth Annual Meeting of Mediterranean Association of                                                        Cardiology& Cardiac Surgery, Alexandria, Egypt.                                           “Aortocoronary bypass grafting with intermittent aortic                                cross-clamping”.

 

October 1992        :  II National Congress of Cardiovascular Surgery. Salonique,                                                Greece . “Mitral Valve Reconstructive Surgery”

 

June 1993              :  First National Congress of Invasive Cardiology, Athens,                                                     Greece. “Operative Findings After Percutaneous Mitral                                                Dilation”

 

September 1993    :  IX National Congress of Cardiology, Bursa, Turkey. “Dynamic                                           cardiomyoplasty”

 

April 1996              :   American Association for Thoracic Surgery , San Diego, USA                                             “Criteria and protocols used in determining whether to

                                  repair or replace heart valves.” 

 

May 1996               :   4 th World Congress on Heart Failure – Mechanisms and                                                    Management, Jerusalem, Israel. 

                                  Invited by “International Society of Heart Failure”

                                  to present  “Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and                                                thrombosis following open heart surgery”

 

May 1997              :   5 th World Congress on Heart Failure- Mechanisms and                                                    Management, Washington  U.S.A.

                                  Invited by “International Society of Heart Failure”to present                                             “Preliminary clinical results of biodegradable patch”

 

June 1997             :   Sixteenth National Congress of Cardiovascular Surgery                                                     Bucarest- Romania

                                  “Mitral valve repair -results of the second

                                  decade”

 

May 1998              :   5 ème Journée romande d’Echocardiographie. Geneva.

                                  « La dysfonction des prothèses: les causes »

 

March 1999           :   Annual meeting of the Swiss Society of                                                                           Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery,  Basel « Insuffisance                                             valvulaire: quand et comment opérer? »

 

October 1999        :   National French Academy of Surgery. « De la géométrie                                      à la reconstruction valvulaire aortique: progrès et                                                  perspectives » Lausanne, Switzerland

 

November 1999    :   Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Pediatric Cardiology.

                              « Réparation chirurgicale de la valve aortique chez l’enfant » Geneva

 

February 2000       :  Workshop on stentless bioprostheses. Hôpital Notre-Dame de

                                 Secours, Beyrouth, Lebanon « How to implant a Freesytle

                                 stentless prosthesis with respect to patients coronary  

                                 ostia »

 

April 2000             :   12 th Turkish Heart Week. Istanbul,  « Transmyocardial laser                                      revascularization with Excimer in unstable angina »

 

April 2000             :   Symposium romand des Maladies cardio-vasculaires 2000                                                Geneva «Revascularisation transmyocardique au laser:                                               éventuels mécanismes d’action » 

 

May 2000              :   7 ème Journée romande d’Echocardiographie. Geneva.                                                    « Quelle valve peut être réparée? »

 

January 2002        :   Congress of Cardiology, United Arab Emirates

                                  «  Mitral valve repair in asymptomatic patients »

 

May 2002              :   Congress of Slovanian Society of Cardiology, Lubljana

                                  «  How to repair the mitral valve in children »

                                  « Mitral valve repair in the acute phase of endocarditis »

 

 

May 2002              :   9 ème Journée romande d’echocardiographie Geneva

« Traitement chirurgical : place de la réparation de la valve et de la racine aortiques »

 

June 2002          :    Mises au point 2002, Geneva, « L’’ischémie mésentérique : place de la chirurgie de revascularisation »

 

 

October 2002     :     « Tricuspid valve replacement by mitral homograft » First congress of serbian society of cardiovascular surgeons Belgrade- Serbia

 

November 2002 :      « Tricuspid valve replacement by mitral homograft » First Congress of  Romanian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery

                                  Bucarest- Romania

 

November 2002 :      « Surgical treatment of acute endocarditis »  Journée   

                                  d’automne de la Société suisse de cardiologie, Geneva

 

March 2003        :      « Workshop on pediatric mitral valve repair  using biodegradable ring «  University of Istanbul, Turkey

 

April 2003          :      « Workshop on pediatric mitral valve repair using biodegradable ring » University of Izmir, Turkey

 

May 2003           :      « Hearts for ALL » A humanitarian strategy according to the socio-economic situation in different countries  1st Global Forum on Humanitarian Medicine in Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Geneva

 

September 2003:      « Replacement of tricuspid valve using a mitral homograft » National Congress of Cardiology, Teheran, Iran

 

October 2003     :      « Aortic valve repair in pediatric population » 6th Biennial Congress of the Syrian Cardiovascular Association, Damascus, Syria

 

October 2003     :      « Workshop on mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring » Faculty of medecine Bangalore, India

 

October 2003     :      «  La valve tricuspide : plastie ou homogreffe ? »   Progrès des Thérapeutiques cardiovasculaires III,   Geneva

 

November 2003 :      « Live teleconference on mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring» European Congress of Cardiovascular Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey

 

November 2003 :      « Réparation valvulaire aortique avec extension péricardique autologue » 1er Congrès transalpin de Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire  Lyon, FRANCE  

 

April 2004          :      « Aortic valve repair , does it work » 12th Annual meeting of asian society for cardiovascular surgery, Istanbul, Turkey

 

April 2004          :      « Mitral valve repair in congenital mitral insufficiency, the impact of Kalangos ring ». Bambino Gésu  University of Rome, Italy

 

September 2004 :     « Ebstein’s anomaly : Surgical treatment » Italian Society of Cardiology, Bambino Gésu Rome, Italy

 

September 2004 :     « Aortic cusp extension » 16th annual meeting Mediterranean Association of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Bodrum, Turkey

 

September 2004 :     « A new concept in annuloplasty rings : Biodegradable Kalangos’ ring » 16th annual meeting Mediterranean association of cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Bodrum, Turkey

 

October 2004     :      « La médecine humanitaire en cardiologie » Conférence au collège des professeurs de la faculté de médecine de Rabat, Marocco

 

October 2004     :      « Aortic valve repair » 2ème congrès national de la société roumaine de chirurgie cardio-vasculaire » Bucarest, Romania

 

November 2004 :      « Réparation valvulaire mitrale chez l’enfant » 2ème symposium transalpin Evian, France

 

February 2005   :      « Chirurgie cardiaque à cœur ouvert chez l’octogénaire » XIII èmes journées Franco-Suisse de Cardiologie, Zermatt, Switzerland

 

February 2005   :      « Evolution in the annuloplasty concept : from Carpentier Edwards rigid ring to Kalangos biodegradable ring » University Hospital Umberto 1st., Rome, Italy

 

June 2005          :      « Correction of Ebstein’s anomaly » Workshop and conference, Poznan, Poland

 

June 2005          :      « Heart surgery uses polymers to repair cardiac valves » 8 th IUPAC conference on polymers and macromolecules, Universtity of Mauritius

 

June 2005          :      « The role of basic research in cardiovascular surgery » Conference during the ceremony of the title « Docteur honoris causa » University of Thrace, Turkey

 

September 2005 :     « The surgical treatment of the Ebstein’s anomaly »       

                                  and « Mitral valve repair, techniques according to the involved pathologies » 17th  annual of meeting mediterranean association of cardiology and cardiac surgery Portoroz, Slovenia

 

October 2005     :      « Workshop on the biodegradable ring »  1st congress  on the innovations in cardiology and cardiac surgery. Bodrum, Turkey

 

October 2005     :      « Aortic valve repair in children » 1st Symposium on the left and right outflow track reconstruction  Istanbul, Turkey

 

November 2005 :      « La chirurgie des anomalies conotroncales » Symposium sur « Diagnostic et prise en charge des anomalies cardiaques fœtales » Geneva

 

November 2005 :      « Valve repair using a biodegradable ring » Workshop at the University hospital of Johannesburg, South Africa

 

March 2006        :      « Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring in children » National congress of pediatric cardiac surgery Florence, Italy

 

April 2006          :      « Mitral valve repair in pediatric population » Réunion annuelle des cardiologues pédiatres , Geneva

 

May 2006                  :   « Mitral valve repair using a biodegrdable ring » 10th Danubian Congress of  Cardiac Surgery Visegrad, Hungary

 

July 2006           :      « Valve repair with biodegrdable ring » 3rd Euro Asian Bridge Istanbul, Turkey

 

September 2006 :     « Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring in pediatric population » « Surgical management of Ebstein’s anomaly » 9th annual meeting of cardiac surgery Langkawi, Malaysia

 

September 2006 :     « Ventricular assist devices : Berlin Heart » V national annual meeting of organ transplantation, Izmir Cesme, Turkey

 

September 2006 :     « Mitral valve repair in rheumatic valve disease : the Geneva experience » 3rd transalpine symposium of cardiac surgery Torino, Italy

 

October 2006     :      « Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring »  18th mediterranean  congress of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, Ayia Napa, Cyprus

 

October 2006     :      « Valve repair in children » National Congress of pediatric cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, Istanbul, Turkey

 

October 2006     :      « 10th edition Heart lab 2006 » Introduction and demonstration of a-v valve repair with bio-absorbable Kalangos ring  Zurich, Switzerland

 

November 2006 :      «Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring in children » The First Asia-Pacific Congress of pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery Bangkok, Thailand

 

November 2006 :      « Valve repair in the congenital malformations of the mitral valve in children » National Congress of the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery Antalya, Turkey

 

November 2006 :      « Congenital malformations of the mitral valve », « Mitral valve repair (movie) », « Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring in children »  , XIX Congresso Brasileiro de Cardiologia Pediatrica,   Sao Paulo, Brasil

 

December 2006 :      « Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring », XXIII Congresso Della Societa italiana di chirurgia cardiaca, Rome, Italy

 

December 2006 :      « Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring » Workshop  Universitat Klinik Für Herz-Thoraxchirurgie Wien (Prof E. Wolner) Wien, Austria

 

January 2007     :      Symposium of Cardiovascular Surgery  « Mitral valve repair Live transmission in 2 cases »  Palandoken Erzurum, Turkey

 

January 2007     :      9th Gdanskie Spotkania Kardiochirurgiczne « Mitral valve repair with biodegradable ring Live transmission in a case and conference »  Gdansk, Poland

 

January 2007     :      « Evolution of heart valves » EPFL

 

February 2007   :      « Development of a new biological valve » Alliance, EPFL, CHUV, Lausanne

 

March 2007        :      « What are the needs of open heart surgery in developing countries ? » Current perspectives of extracorporeal circulation  Basel

 

March 2007        :      « Workshop on extracoroporeal assist devices » Medical School of Ege, Izmir, Turkey

 

May 2007                  :   « Evolution of biological valvular prostheses » Scientific days for 45th anniversary of the Istanbul Cardiothoracic Center Istanbul, Turkey

 

May 2007                  :   « What are the needs in cardiac surgery in developing countries » and « Towards a global network in developing countries » 3rd global forum in humanitarian medicine in cardiology and cardiac surgery, Geneva

 

June 2007          :      « Mitral valve repair in heart insufficiency » and «  Bridge to heart transplantation » 1 st national Artificial Organs and support systems congress Istanbul, Turkey

 

June 2007          :      « Advanced Valve repair in children » Institute Jantung Negara Kuala Lumpur Live cases and lecture, Malaysia

                     

June 2007          :      « Valve repair in children with a biodegradable ring » Seminari di Medicina e Chirurgia Cardiovascolare della Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy

 

July  2007          :      «  Symposium» Live cases and lectures on « Technical aspects of mitral valve repair », « mitral valve repair in children  using a biodegradable ring », « Aortic valve repair in children with cusp extension », « Surgical treatment of Ebstein’s anomaly » University Hospital of Sao Luiz, Brasil

 

July 2007           :      « Mitral valve repair in children with biodegradable ring » Lecture to the PhD students, University of Verona, Italy

 

Août  2007         :      « A new concept in annuloplasty : the biodegradable ring » The 56th annual meeting of the scandinavian association for thoracic surgery Helsinki, Finland

 

Septembre 2007 :     « Implantation of a biodegradable ring in a live case transmission »   21st of European association for cardiothoracic surgery, Geneva, Switzerland

 

October 2007     :      « A new annuloplasty concept : the biodegradable ring » 16th congress of the cardiology society of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia

 

October 2007     :      11th of Heart Lab 2007. « Annuloplasty with biodegradable ring » Zurich, Switzerland

 

November 2007 :      Dissection aigue de l’aorte : techniques et résultats « Progrès des thérapeutiques cardiovasculaires VII »  Geneva

 

November  2007 :     « Mitral valve repair, technical aspects » « Mitral valve repair with biodegradable ring »  3rd Valve repair academy, Geneva

 

December 2007 :      « Evolution of the valve prostheses over time » Technologies médicales  Cours à l ‘EPFL

 

January 2008     :      « A new biological prosthesis : Kalangos heart valve » Biodata. Geneva

 

March 2008        :      « Absent pulmonary valve syndrome, evolution in RVOT reconstruction », « Mitral valve repair in children », « Tricuspid valve repair in children »  10th King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital Programme , Challenges of the right heart, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 

March 2008        :      « Surgical Use of biologic tissue in congenital heart disease » Founding meeting of the biologic tissue valve club, Rabat, Marocco

 

April 2008          :      « Mitral valve repair with biodegrdable ring : Geneva experience  One live case of mitral valve repair to the audotorium Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery Edirne, Turquie

 

April 2008          :      « Mitral valve repair with biodegradable ring »  2ème symposium pluridisciplinaire Optimalisation peri-operatoire en chirurgie mitrale et tricuspide , Château  de Seneffe, Belgium

 

May 2008                  :   «Mitral valve repair in congenital malformations, », « Surgical treatment of Ebstein’s anomaly », « Long-term results of mitral valve repair in children » « Annuloplasty with biodegradable ring » , 18TH  World Society of Cardio-thoracic Surgerons Kos, Greece

 

May 2008                  :   « Reparacion mitral con anillo reabsorbible » « Cirugia de Ebstein » VI Congresso nacional de Cardiologia pediatrica y cardiopathias congenitas, Bilbao, Spain

 

May 2008                  :   « Use of biological and biodegradable material in valve surgery » At the heart of the mitral valve – 2nd interactive seminar Catania, Italy

 

June 2008          :      « Mitral valve repair techniques », « Mitral valve repair with the biodegradable ring » « Surgical correction of the Ebstein’s anomaly » Valve repair academy , Lviv Universtity Hospital, Ukraine

 

June 2008          :      « The experience of « Cœurs pour tous »  World summit on pediatric and congenital heart surgery, Montreal, Canada

 

July 2008           :      « Valve repair with biodegradable ring » Ains Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

 

August 2008      :      « Evolution of the bioprostheses » University Hospital, Verona, Italy

 

Septembre 2008 :     « Clinical application of the cardiovascular biomaterials : from the polymer to the patient – inaugural lecture-» 35th annual meeting of the european society for artificial organs, Geneva, Switzerland

 

October 2008     :      «Surgical correction of TOF » and « Surgical aspects of mitral valve repair in children » Symposium of pediatric cardiology Nicosia, Chyprus

 

October 2008     :      « Mitral valve repair with biodegrdable ring » University Hospital of Valencia, Spain

 

November 2008 :      « Mitral valve repair in children using a biodegradable ring » « The surgical treatment of the Ebstein’s anomaly », 6th meeting of Al Bassel Heart Society Damas, Syria

 

January 2009     :      « Le cœur malade : quand devient-il malade ? » Le congrès médical du praticien Quadrimed, Crans- Montana ; Switzerland

 

February 2009   :      « Ring or not to ring  in mitral valve repair and which ring »  Symposium University of Aristotle,Thessaloniki, Greece

 

March 2009        :      “Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring in pediatric and adult patients” Live transmission of 2 cases and conference, Master Sessions- Valve repair- Evolving technologies, Hyderadab, India

 

April 2009          :      “Mitral valve repair in children (experience before the ring utilising biodegradable suture material or pericardial band and after the ring)  16th annual meeting of the egyptian society of cardiothoracic surgery, Cairo, Egypt

 

April 2009          :      “Biodegradable materials in clinical cardiovascular field”  2nd national congress of artificial organs and assist devices, Antalya, Turkey

 

June 2009          :      “Mitral valve repair with biodegradable annuloplasty rings”5th Joint meeting of the Society for Heart Valve Disease& Heart valve Society of America, Berlin, Germany

 

September 2009:      “Congenital mitral valve repair” University Hospital of La Paz Madrid, Spain

 

September 2009:      “Surgical treatment of the Ebstein’s anomaly” 5th congress of update in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery European Society of cardiology GUCH course Antalya, Turkey

 

October 2009     :      “Technical aspects of mitral valve repair”  Smyposium of the Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery Gaziantep, Turkey

 

October 2009     :      “Traitement chirurgical des valvulopathies mitrales et aortiques” Symposium romand pour médecins confrontés à des patients atteints de pathologie valvulaire. Coppet, Switzerland

 

October 2009     :      « Congenital mitral valve repair » and « Surgical treatment of the Ebstein’s anomaly » 11th annual conference of pediatric cardiac society of India Changigarh, India

 

November 2009 :      “ From the polymer to the clinical application: the biodegradable polymers in cardiovascular field” University of Verona

 

November 2009 :      “Design and pre-clinical evaluation of a new porcine bioprosthetic heart valve” Zurich 13th Heart Lab 2009

 

December 2009:       “Pulmonary regurgitation post TOF repair”

                                  “Aortic regurgitation in association with congenital heart disease”

                                  “Ebstein’s anomaly”

                                  The Kuala Lumpur valve submit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

December 2009:        “Mitral annuloplasty using biodegradable rings”
Conferences at St Vincent’s Hospital, University Hospital of Austin and Royal’s Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

 

January 2010     :      “Technical aspects of mitral valve repair in children”  1st congenital heart disease congress Lemassol, Cyprus

 

February 2010   :      “Surgical strategies and techniques for the repair of ischemic mitral/tricuspid incompetence” 17th International Local drug delivery and cardiovascular course on revascularization and molecular strategies, Geneva

 

February 2010   :      “Mitral valve repair using biodegradable ring” Live cases” University Hospital of Krakow, Poland

 

March 2010        :      “The use of biological and biodegradable material in mitral valve surgery and their perspective development” Core colloquim in cardaic surgery Verona, Italy

 

April 2010          :      “Midterm results of mitral annuloplasty with a biodegradable ring”, 56th Congress of European Society of Cardiovascular Surgery Izmir, Turkey

 

May 2010                  :   “Surgical reconstruction of right ventricular outflow tract” and “Cardiac surgery in Marfan’s syndrome” 9th National Congress of Turkish Society of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Eskisehir, Turkey

 

May 2010                  :   “Ring or not to ring” Honorary lecture  5th National Congress of the Polish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery  Poznan, Poland

 

August 2010      :      “Evolution of surgical strategies in the management of ischemic mitral insufficiency” University of Verona, Italy.

 

August 2010      :      “Evolution of surgical techniques in ischemic mitral insufficiency”, “Mitral valve repair with biodegradable ring” Telemedecine program for South East Asia, World Heart Foundation, Saigon, Vietnam

 

September 2010 :      “Surgical treatment of Ebstein’s anomaly” University Medical centre Saigon, Vietnam

 

October 2010     :      “Tricuspid insufficiency during mitral valve repair: when should be treated” 11th Annual meeting of the Turkish Society of cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya, Turkey

 

November 2010 :      “Aortic valvar reconstruction: how far can we go?”  2th Scientific annual meeting Swiss Society of Pediatric Cardiology Bern

 

December 2010 :      “Ischemic mitral valve reconstruction” 7th Meeting of Al Bassel Heart Society 1st Meeting of Arab Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery, Damascus, Syria

 

December 2010 :      “The evanescent ring” The Heart Valve Club Paris, France

 

February 2011   :      « Surgical approaches for ischemic mitral insufficiency and out-come » 18th LDDR Geneva, Switzerland

 

February 2011   :      “AVC defect with no-patch technique”

                                  “The vanishing ring”, 57th Annual meeting of the Indian Society for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, Chennai, India

 

May 2011                  :   “The rheumatic mitral valve and repair techniques” 91st annual meeting of American Association of Thoracic Surgery, Philadelphia, USA

 

May 2011                  :    “Surgical treatment of Ebstein’s anomaly” IInd National Symposium of cardiology Baku, Azerbaïdjan

 

August 2011      :      “The tricuspid annuloplasty: when is it indicated” Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy

 

October 2011     :      “The use of biological material in congenital heart surgery” Collège Interdisciplinaire Marocain du Coeur et des Vaisseaux, Rabat, Marocco

 

November 2011 :      « Quelle valve aortique peut être réparée ? »  3ème symposium romand de cardiologie et chirurgie cardiaque, Coppet, Switzerland

 

November 2011 :      “Surgical treatment of aortic regurgitation in children” 7th Transalpin symposium in cardiac surgery Turin, Italy

 

April 2012          :      “Rheumatic mitral valve repair in children”  World Congress of Cardiology Dubai, UAE

 

May 2012                  :   « Les aspects techniques de la reparation valvulaire mitrale » 4ème journée romande d’echocardiographie et d’imagerie cardiaque, Geneva

 

May 2012                  :   “Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring” VIth Polish National Congress of cardiothoracic Surgery, Krakow, Poland

 

August  2012     :      “Rheumatic mitral valve disease” Verona, Medical School, Verona Italy

 

November 2012 :      “Mitral annuloplasty with biodegradable ring” 16th Heart Lab, Zurich

 

November 2012 :      “Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring” Cardiocentro, Lugano

 

February 2013   :      “Pericardial aortic cusp extension in rheumatic aortic insufficiency”

                                  “Medical aspects in global heart network” 6th World Congress of  Pediatric Cardiology, Cape Town, South Africa

 

February 2013   :      “Biodegradable and biological materials in cardiovascular field” European University, Nicosia, Chypre Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

 

March 2013        :      “Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction”

                             “Is mitral annuloplasty necessary in children suffering from mitral insufficiency?” 9th International Congress of update in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, Antalya, Turkey

 

April 2013          :   “Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring” Roland Hertzerinternational cardiothoracic and vascular surgery society 5th expert forum, Berlin, Allemagne

 

June 2013          :  “Medical aspects of Global Heart Network” 9th Global Humanitarian Forum Genève        

 

Sept 2013          :    ”Surgical techniques and long-term results in the Ebstein’s   anomaly” 23rd annual meeting WSCTS, Split, Croatia

 

October 2013     : “Is mitral ring annuloplasty necessary in pediatric mitral   valve repair”   23rd annula Congress of the association of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons” Singapore

 

October 2013     :“Factors affecting longevity of valvular conduits” XIX Annual

                            National Congress of Serbian Society of cardiology Zlatibor, Serbia

 

November 2013 : “Mitral valve repair in congenital mitral valve disease”, “Humanitarian Heart Surgery”, “Surgical repair of Ebstein’s anomaly”  Symposium Kiev Heart Centre, Ukraine

 

February 2014   : “Mitral valve annuloplasty using a biodegradable ring” and “technical aspects of the mitral valve repair in adult population” Workshop on mitral valve repair, Kerala, India

 

March 2014        : “ Mitral  annuloplasty using a biodegradable ring”, Heart

                            Centre, Bad Oeyenhausen, Germany

 

April 2014          : “Rheumatic mitral valve disease: is repair feasible?”

          22nd Asian Congress of Cardiovascular and thoracic

        Surgery,  Istanbul, Turkey

 

May 2014           : “Les aspects techniques de la reparation valvulaire

               tricuspidienne” 6ème Journée Romande d’Echocardiographie et

              d’Imagerie cardiaque, Geneva

 

June 2014          : “Tricuspid valve , Surgical point of view, how and

  when” Assemblée annuelle commune SGK, SGHC, Intelaken, Switzerland

 

August 2014      : “Tricuspid valve surgery”  Medical Scholl of Verone , Italy

 

September 2014   :“Rheumatic mitral valve repair”, “Biodegradable ring

              annuloplasty”   Americal association for Thoracic Surgery, Valve

              summit, Istanbul- Turkey

 

November 2014   :“Aortic valve repair : is it an alternative to Ross operation in

                             children?  and “Factors affecting the long-term results of

                             valvular conduits in RVOT reconstruction” , 15th Annual

              Congress of Turkish Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, Antalya,

              Turkey

 

November 2014:  “Congenital mitral valve repair” International Symposium on

                            Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Baku, Azerbaidjan

 

December 2014 : “Le Coeur malade: Quand devient-il chirurgical?” 12th Congress

                            of Internal medicine of Indian Ocean , Mauritius

 

December 2014 : “Aortic valve repair in children” International Symposium of

                           Aortic valve diseases, Portoroz, Slovenia

 

March 2015        : “Congenital mitral valve repair” et “Tricuspid valve repair, my

                           way to do it” 64th Congress of European Society for Cardiovascular

                            Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey

 

September 2015 : “Congenital mitral valve repair” 25th World Congress of

                           Cardiothoracic Surgeons Edinbourg, Great Britain

 

October 2015     : “Congenital mitral valve repair et “Surgical management of

                            Ebstein’s anomaly” New Trends in management of cardiovascular

                           diseases Saigon, Vietnam

 

December 2015 : “Surgery of bicuspid aortic valve in children and teenagers”

                           and “Setting up of a new pediatric heart surgery center “,

                           Medicor, Portoroz, Slovenia

 

December 2015: “Scientific productivity: From idea to final product” Bahcesehir

                           University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

April 2016          : “Surgery of Ebstein anomaly” and “Congenital mitral valve

              Repair”, 2 nd euroasian sympsosium of pediatric cardiology

              and pediatric heart surgery”, Athens, Greece

 

September 2016: “Congenital mitral valve repair”, 26th World congress of

                            Cardiothoracic surgeons, Cape-Town, South Africa

 

September 2016: “Aortic valve repair”  Symposium of cardiac surgery for the 50th

                           anniversary of cardiac surgery in Lviv, Ukraine

 

November 2016: “Humanitarian cardiac surgery” and “Aortic valve surgery”, Yinchuan , China

 

April 2017          :      “Use of homografts in GUCH surgery”, National symposium of GUCH, Athens, Greece

 

May 2017           :      “Un nouveau programme de chirurgie cardiaque pédiatrique en Gréce: les différentes étapes et défis” First international seminar on child’s heart Algers, Algeria

 

May 2017           :      ”Humanitarian cardiac surgery in developping countries” Congress of Eastern meditarraneanInternational Medical Students’ Congress , Famagusta, Cyprus

 

May 2017           :      “Aortic valve repair in children” 66th ESCVS; Thessaloniki , Greece

 

June 2017          :      “Humanitarian cardiac surgery: the current situation, the needs and potential solutions”  Roche Scientific Expert Evening, Athens, Greece

 

September 2017:       “Aortic valve repair in children” 27th annual congress of WSCTS, Astana Kazakhstan

 

September 2017:      “Mitral valve surgery in children” American Hospital Istanbul, Turkey

 

November 2017:   “Humanitarian cardiac surgery” 4th International medical Olympiad, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

December 2017:       “Kalangos Foundation in humanitarian cardiac surgery worldwide” Symposium of 50th year anniversary of the first heart transplant- Cape Town Declaration meeting”, Cape Town, South Africa

 

March 2018:              “Evolution of cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology”, East Meditarrean Medical School, Famagusta, Cyprus

 

March 2018:              “Humanitarian pediatric heart surgery” 3rd Cyprus Annual Medical Students Meeting European Universirty, Nicosia, Cyprus

              

April 2018:                “Aortic valve repair in children”  3rd Euro-asian symposium of pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery, Athens, Greece

 

April 2018:                “New technologies in the treatment of cardiac diseases” Bahcesehir university, Istanbul, Turkey

              

May 2018:                 “Needs in pediatric cardiology in developing countries” Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey   

 

May 2018:                 “Sustainable health development in low income countries” Thrace University, Edirne, Turkey

 

May 2018:                 “Biodegradable annuloplasty rings” , 1st Symposium in Cardiovascular research, Koc university, Istanbul, Turkey

 

May 2018:                 “Surgery of native coarctation in adults” GUCH symposium, Istanbul, Turkey

 

 

 

 

ORGANIZED CONGRESSES AND SYMPOSIUMS

 

  • Valve repair academy: Every 6 months with live cases from operating theather at the University Hospital of Geneva

 

  • Global forum on humanitarian medicine in cardiology and cardiovascular surgery: Every 2 years at the University of Geneva since 2002

 

  • Transalpine symposium of cardiac surgery: 3 times

 

  • Symposium romand de cardiologie et chirurgie cardio-vasculaire : 3 times

 

  • Journée Genevoise de l’Insuffisance Cardiaque (2013, 2014)

 

  • 24th World Congress of Cardiothoracic Surgeons: 6-10 september 2014 (President of the World Society)

 

  • Eurasian Joint Forum on Pediatric Cardiology& Cardiac Surgery 2014 and 2016, 2018 Athens, Greece

 

DISTINCTIONS

 

               2002    Archon “Ostiarios” Order of St Andrea, conferred by the His Holliness, the Patriarch of Constantinople, Chambesy-Geneva, Switzerland

 

.              2005    Officer of Mauritius, British Empire and Commonwealth, conferred by the President of Mauritius, Port Louis, Mauritius

 

               2005    Doctor of Sciences Honoris Causa, conferred by the Chancellor of the University of Mauritius

 

               2005    Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Adrianoupolis, conferred by the Rector of the University, Edirne, Turkey

 

               2007    Commandor of Cedar Order, Lebanon, conferred by the President of Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon

 

               2010    Commandor of the 1st degree Order of St Sava conferred by His Holliness, the Patriarch of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia

 

               2013    Price of UNICEF conferred by the President, Athens, Greece

 

               2014    Price “Giuseppe Sciacca, conferred by Vatican -the Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, Ponctifical University ,Rome, Vatican

 

               2014    Price of High Scientific Distinction conferred by the Rector of the University of Istanbul, Turkey

 

               2015    Price Gallien – pro Bonum Humanum – conferred by the Committee of Gallien Prices  and the Health Minister of Greece, Athens, Greece

 

               2015    Commandor of the Order Setjenke, conferred on behalf of the President of Serbia by the Ambassador of Serbia in Bern, Switzerland

 

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Based on ResearchGate

Total Impact factor : 757.87

Citations : 3760

H index : 31

 

 

 

Articles in journals with editorial policy

 

1- Influence of aprotinin on early graft thrombosis in patients undergoing myocardial revascularization. A. Kalangos, G. Tayyareci, R. Prêtre, P. Di Dio, O. Sezerman.

Eur J Cardiothoracic Surgery 1994;8:651-656

Impact factor: 2.397

 

2- Successful surgical treatment of a coronary artery mycotic aneurysm. A. Kalangos, P. Julia, A. Ozler, V. Jebara, JN Fabiani, O. Sezerman.

Ann Thorac Surg 1994;58:1521-1523

Impact factor: 3.644

 

3- Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis following open heart surgery A. Kalangos, J Relland, S. Massonet- Castel, C. Acar, A. Carpentier.

Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 1994;8:199-203

Impact factor: 2.397

 

4- Reversed flow in the internal carotid artery after occlusion of the common carotid artery. R. Prêtre, A. Kalangos, M. Bernardkiewicz, I. Bruschweiler, B. Faidutti. 

Thorac Cardiovasc Surgeon 1994; 42:358-360

Impact factor: 0.745

 

5- Tricuspid valve repair by septal or posterior leaflet transposition. A. Kalangos, A. Baldovinos, O. Sezerman, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg  1995;60:1807-1809

Impact factor: 3.644

 

6- Therapeutic implications for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis. A. Kalangos, J. Relland.

Ann Thorac Surg 1995;60:1159-1160

Impact factor: 3.644

 

7- Correction of pectus excavatum combined with open heart surgery in a patient with Marfan’s syndrome. A. Kalangos, D. Delay, N. Murith, R. Prêtre, I. Bruschweiler, B Faidutti. 

Thorac Cardiovasc Surgeon 1995;43:220-222

Impact factor: 0.745

 

8- Chirurgie reconstructrice de la valve mitrale en phase aiguë de l’endocardite bactérienne. A. Kalangos, C. Vuille, R. Prêtre, R. Lerch, B. Faidutti.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1995;125:1592-1596

Impact factor: 0.258

 

9- Systemic lupus erythematosus valvulitis:mitral valve replacement with a homograft. S. Chauvaud, A. Kalangos, AJ Berrebi, JAR Gaer, C. Acar, A. Carpentier.

Ann Thorac Surg 1995; 60:1803-1805

Impact factor: 3.644

 

10- Management of blunt injury of the popliteal artery.  R. Prêtre, I Bruschweiler, M. Bernarkiewicz, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti. 

Swiss Surg 1995;2:110-113

Impact factor: 0

 

11- Mitral Valve repair in lupus valvulitis. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, O. Sezerman.

J Heart Valve Disease 1995;4:202-207

Impact factor: 1.033

 

12- Successful repair of a right ventricular rupture at the atrioventricular groove.  A. Kalangos, N. Jornod, R. Rognon, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1996; 61:995-997

Impact factor: 3.664

 

13- Lower limb trauma with injury to the popliteal vessels. R. Prêtre, I. Bruschweiler, J Rossier, M. Chilcott, M. Bernarkiewicz, K. Kursteiner, A. Kalangos, P. Hoffmeyer, B. Faidutti.

J Trauma 1996;40:595-601

Impact factor: 1.498

 

14-Preliminary clinical results of biodegradable pericardial substitute implantation in pediatric open heart surgery. A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1996;112:1401-1402

Impact factor: 3.043

 

15- Anterior translocation of the right pulmonary artery to prevent bronchovascular compression in a case of truncus arteriosus and type A interrupted arch. R Prêtre, B. Friedli, JC. Rouge, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1996; 111:672-674

Impact factor: 3.043

 

16- Aortic dissection due to complete detachment of the left coronary ostium during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, F. Chappuis, JC. Stajzel, B. Faidutti.

J Invasive Cardiol 1997;9:112-114

Impact factor: 0

 

17- An atypical aortic valve non bacterial thrombotic endocarditis in the course of multiple myeloma.  A. Kalangos, R. Prêtre, C. Girardet, F. Ricou, B. Faidutti.

Eur Heart J 1997;9:351-352

Impact factor: 9.8

 

18- Multiple-leaflet mitral valve as a rare cause of congenital mitral insufficiency. A. Kalangos, I. Oberhänsli, G. Khatchatourian, B. Friedli, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1997;63:1452-1455

Impact factor: 3.644

 

19- Floating thrombus in the ascending aorta: a rare cause of peripheral emboli. A. Kalangos, A. Baldovinos, C. Vuille, M. Montessuit, B. Faidutti.

J Vasc Surg 1997;26:150-154

Impact factor: 3.114

 

20- Disruption of the aortic arch convexity containing the innominate and the left common carotid arteries origin due to blunt trauma. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, R. Dechamboux, B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1997;114:129-131

Impact factor: 3.043

 

21- Fistules aorto-caves associées à un anévrysme de l’aorte abdominale: un défi diagnostic. M. Bernarkiewicz, R. Prêtre, A. Kalangos, G. Khatchatourian, B. Faidutti. 

Ann  Vasc Surg 1997;11:464-466

Impact factor: 1.169

 

22- Ruptured mediastinal bronchial artery aneurysm: A dilemma of diagnosis and therapeutic approach. A. Kalangos, G. Khatchatourian, A. Panos, B. Faidutti.

J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 1997;114:853-856

Impact factor: 3.043

 

23- Successful weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass after cardiac surgery using inhaled nitric oxide. T. Bichel, I. Spahr-Schopfer, M. Berner, E. Jaeggi, Y. Velkovski, B. Friedli,  A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti, JC. Rouge.

Paediatr Anaesth 1997; 7:335-339

Impact factor:  1.005

 

24- Left atrial myxoma presenting with myocardial infarction. A.Panos, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti.  

Int J Cardiol 1997;62:73-75

Impact factor: 0.973

 

25- L’insuffisance mitrale sévère avec FE inférieure à 40%: La chirurgie cardiaque est encore indiquée.  B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos, A. Baldovinos.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1997;127:2040-2045

Impact factor: 1.681

 

26- Successful Management of a Postinfarction left ventricular rupture using a sutureless technique with concomitant myocardial revascularization. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, P. Chatelain, D. Vala, P. Fromage, B. Faidutti.

J Card Surg 1997;12:243-246

Impact factor: 0.804

 

27- Hypoplasia of the posterior leaflet as a rare cause of congenital mitral insufficiency. A. Kalangos, I. Oberhansli, A. Baldovinos, M. Beghetti, B. Friedli, B. Faidutti.

J Card Surg 1997; 12: 339-342

Impact factor: 0.804

 

28- Leaflet’s free edge suspension for correction of aortic insufficiency with ventricular septal defect. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, N. Murith, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:566-568

Impact factor: 3.644

 

29- Conversion from routine CPB to centrifugal mechanical assist by transaortic inflow cannulation of the left ventricle. A. Kalangos, N. Murith, A. Baldovinos, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:1168-1170

Impact factor: 3.644

 

30- Benefits of intraoperative skin surface warming in cardiac surgical patients. L.  Hohn, A.  Schweizer,  A. Kalangos, D R. Morel, M. Bednarkiewicz, M. Licker.

Br J Anaesth 1998;80:318-323

Impact factor: 1.989

 

31- Common Coronary Ostium mimicking an aortic abscess in a case of bacterial endocarditis. C. Vuille, R. Lerch, P. Trigo-Trindade, A. Kalangos.

J Am Soc Echocardiol 1998;11:80-82

Impact factor: 1.636

 

32- Treatment of a persistent postoperative chylothorax  with somatostatin. P. Rimensberger, B. Müller-Schenker, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66;253-254

Impact factor: 3.644

 

33- Traumatismes fermés de l’aorte abdominale-mise au point. M. Bednarkiewicz, G. Khatchatourian, N. Murith, A. Kalangos, M. Montessuit, I. Bruschweiler, B. Faidutti. Swiss Surg 1998;4:221-224

Impact factor: 0

 

34- Ruptured lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm: a diagnostic dilemma in retroperitoneal hemorrhage following abdominal trauma. A. Kalangos, B. Walder, B. Faidutti.

J Trauma 1998;45:829-832

Impact factor: 1.498

 

35- Acute occlusion of the thoracic aorta by calcified atherosclerosis. A. Kalangos.

Ann Intern Med 1998;129:750-751

Impact factor: 9.833

 

36- Double aortic arch. M. Beghetti, Ph. Bugmann, A. Kalangos.

J Pediatr 1998;133:799

Impact factor: 3.467

 

37- Successful palliation of acute superior vena cava obstruction after the Senning  operation. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, P. Rimensberger, E. Khabiri, D. Vala, B. Faidutti. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66:1800-1802

Impact factor: 1.828

 

38- Technical implications regarding surgical removal of a floating thrombus located in the ascending aorta or in the aortic arch. A. Kalangos, D. Vala, M. Bednarkiewicz, B. Faidutti. Ann Vasc Surg 1999; 13: 115-120

Impact factor: 1.169

 

39- Can gastric intramucosal pH (pHi) predicts outcome of paediatric cardiac surgery? T. Bichel, A. Kalangos, JC Rouge.

Paediatr Anaesth 1999; 9:129-134

Impact factor: 1.005

 

40- Coronary artery bypass grafting using the descending branch of the lateral femoral circumflex artery as an arterial conduit: Is arteriographic evaluation necessary prior to its use? B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999;117:1229-1230

Impact factor: 3.043

 

41- Ascending aortic aneurysm associated with aortic insufficiency due to Takayasu’s arteritis in a child. A. Kalangos, A. Baldovinos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1999; 68:248-250

Impact factor: 3.644

 

42- Aortic  valve repair by cusp extension using fresh autologous pericardium in children suffering from rheumatic aortic insufficiency. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, A. Baldovinos, D. Vala, B. Mermillod, N. Murith, I. Oberhansli, B. Friedli. B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999; 118: 225-236

Impact factor: 3.043

 

43- Hydropneumopericardium. M. Beghetti, M. Bednarkiewicz, A. Kalangos.

Cardiol Young 1999;9:589

Impact factor: 0.615

 

44- Unilateral total and contralateral partial pulmonary agenesis associated with total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage. V. Finci, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos, MA Bründler J Pediatr 1999;134: 510-512

Impact factor: 3.467

 

45- Diagnostic scanographique d’une tamponnade cardiaque. A. Panos, A. Kalangos Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1999;129:1510

Impact factor: 1.681

 

46- PTCA à haut risque assistée par l’Hémopompe 14F: l’expérience genevoise. A. Panos, A. Kalangos, P. Urban.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1999;129:1529-1534

Impact factor: 1.681

 

47- Partial left ventriculectomy combined with transmyocardial laser revascularization for end-stage dilated ischemic cardiomyopathy.  A. Kalangos, A. Schweizer, M. Licker, L. Sekoranja, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1999;68:1397-1399

Impact factor: 3.644

 

48- Left coronary ostial stenosis caused by focal intimal fibrosis. A. Kalangos.

Ann Intern Med 1999;131;717

Impact factor: 9.833

 

49- Aorto-cutaneous fistula as a rare complication of localized chronic mediastinitis. A. Panos, A. Kalangos, N. Murith, B. Faidutti.

Thorac Cardiov Surg 1999;47: 335-337

Impact factor: 0.804

 

50- Massive thromboembolism due to transcatheter ASD closure with ASDOS device. G. Khatchatourov, A. Kalangos, P. Urban, A. Anwar, P De Moerloose, B. Friedli, B. Faidutti J Invasive Cardiol 1999;11:743-745

Impact factor: 0

 

51-Giant mediastinal bronchial artery aneurysm. A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg. 1999;68:1888-1889

Impact factor: 3.644

 

52- Early-onset familial dilatation of the ascending aorta.  M. Beghetti, B.Steinmann, D. Didier, A. Kalangos, A. Bottani. 

Cardiology 2000;92:68-70

Impact factor: 0.678

 

53- Aorticoright Atrial Tunnel. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, S. Chraibi, B. Faidutti. Ann Thorac Surg 2000; 69:635-637

Impact factor: 3.644

 

54- Anterior Mitral Leaflet prolapse as primary cause of pure rheumatic mitral insufficiency. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, E. Jaeggi, G. Kaya, V. Karpuz, N. Murith, B. Faidutti. 

Ann Thorac Surg 2000; 69: 755-761

Impact factor: 3.644

 

55- Aprotinin treatment does not impair renal haemodynamics and function after cardiac surgery. A. Schweizer, L. Höhn, D.R. Morel, A. Kalangos, M. Licker.

Br J Anesth 2000;84:16-22

Impact factor: 1.989

 

56- Etiology and management of pediatric cylothorax. M. Beghetti, G. LaScala, D. Belli, P. Bugmann, A. Kalangos, C. LeCoultre.

J Pediatr 2000;136:653-658

Impact factor: 3.467

 

57- Suivi des patients traités par conduits entre le ventricle droit et l’artère pulmonaire. S. Chraibi, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti, B. Friedli.

Arch Mal Coeur Vaisseaux 2000;93:527-532

Impact factor: 0.403

 

58- Is partially reversible pulmonary hypertension a contraindication for heart transplantation? A. Baldovinos, A. Kalangos, J Sierra, MJ. Licker, B. Faidutti.

Transplant Proc 2000;32: 468-469

Impact factor: 0.678

 

59- Aortic valve replacement using the freestyle stentless bioprosthesis with respect to spacial orientation of patients coronary ostia. A. Kalangos, P. Trigo-Trindade, D. Vala, A. Panos, B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2000;119:1185-1193

Impact factor: 3.043

 

60- How to avoid problems with  Freestyle valve implantation. A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg 2000;70: 1005-6

Impact factor: 3.644

 

61- Transaortic inflow and outflow cannula for centrifugal mechanical assistance. A. Kalangos.

Artif Organs 2000; 24: 757-60

Impact factor: 0.982

 

62- Oxidized low density lipoprotein is associated with apoptosis of vascular smooth muscle cells in human atherosclerotic plaques. Y. Okura, M. Brink, H. Itabe, KJ Scheidegger, A. Kalangos, P Delafontaine.

Circulation 2000; 102 :2680-6

Impact factor: 14.816

 

63- Utilité de l’examen clinique dans la recherche de foyers infectieux avant chirurgie cardiaque. N. Lardon, D. Quinodoz, A. Kalangos, P. Dulguerov.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr 2000; 130 (Suppl. 125) ; 11S-13S

Impact factor : 1.681

 

64- Inhaled nitric oxide versus aerosolized iloprost in secondary pulmonary hypertension  in children with congenital heart disease. PC Rimensberger, I. Sphar-Schopfer, M. Berner, E. Jaeggi, A. Kalangos, B. Friedli, M. Beghetti.

Circulation  2001 ;103 :544-8

Impact factor: 14.816

 

65- Pericardial reinforcement following partial atrial resection in idiopathic enlargement  of the right atrium. A. Kalangos, R. Ouaknine, S. Hulin, L. Cohen, Y Lecompte.

Ann Thorac Surg 2001; 71:737-8

Impact factor: 3.644

 

66- Epidural sufentanil during paediatric cardiac surgery: effects on metabolic response and postoperative course. T. Bichel, JC Rouge, S. Schlegel, I Spahr-Schopfer, A. Kalangos. 

Peadiatr Anaesth 2000;10: 609-17  

Impact factor: 1.005

 

67- Stentless bioprostheses should be properly adjusted according to the disposition of patient coronary ostia at both the inflow and outflow insertion levels. A. Kalangos.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  2001;121 : 818-9

Impact factor: 3.043

 

68- Surgical correction of aortic arch hypoplasia associated with crest-like protusion of superior arch wall and isthmic coarctation. A. Kalangos, J. Rubay, R. Ouaknine, N. Murith, L. Cohen, Y. Lecompte.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001;121:996-8

Impact factor: 3.043

 

69-  The impact of double internal thoracic artery grafts on long-term outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting. D. Danzer, JT Christenson, A. Kalangos, G. Khatchatourian, M. Bednarkiewicz, B. Faidutti.

Texas Heart Inst J  2001; 28 :89-95

Impact factor : 0.805

 

70- Interventricular septal enlargement for left atrioventricular valve replacement with a larger prosthesis. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, N. Murith, B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  2001 ; 122 :382-4

Impact factor: 3.043

 

71- Cardiac sarcoma originating from the tricuspid valve. A. Kalangos, J. Sierra, L. Hohn, A.M. Kurt, J. Girardet, D. Vala, B. Faidutti.

J Cardiac Surg 2001 ;16 :101-3

Impact factor : 0.804

 

72- Systemic-pulmonary artery shunt using a bovine mesenteric venous graft in newborns. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, B. Faidutti.

J Cardiac Surg 2001 ;15 : 239-43

Impact factor: 0.804

 

73– Hearts for All : A humanitarian association for the promotion of cardiology and cardiac surgery in developing countries A. Kalangos

Ann Thorac Surg 2002 ;73 :341-2

Impact factor : 3.664

 

74- How to diminish reoperation rates after initial repair of tetralogy of Fallot ? B. Faidutti, J T Christenson, M. Beghetti, B. Friedli, A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg 2002 ;73 :96-101

Impact factor : 3.664

 

75- Regional extra-corporeal circulation to protect transplanted kidney and pancreas from ischemia during vascular reconstruction. B. Faidutti, M. Bednarkiewicz, P. Morel, A. Kalangos, J. Christenson.

Cardiovasc Surgery 2002 ; 10 :19-22

Impact factor : 0.822

 

76- Mitral valvar anomalies and discrete subaortic stenosis. L. Cohen, R. Bennani, S. Hulin, MC Malergue, I. Yemets,  A. Kalangos, N. Murith, R. Ouaknine, Y. Lecompte. Cardiol Young 2002, 12 :138-46

Impact factor : 0.730

 

77- Choice of graft material at primary CABG influences cardiac death and reintervention rates. J. Christenson, D. Vala, B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos.

Med Principles Pract 2002 ; 11 : 141-6

Impact factor : 0.141

 

78- Aorto-enteric fistula is a serious complication to aortic surgery. Modern trends in diagnosis and therapy. J. Sierra, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti, J. Christenson.   

Cardiovasc  Surg 2003 ; 11 :185-188

Impact factor : 0.872

 

79- Tricuspidalization of a bicuspid aortic valve with severe aortic insufficiency. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, JT Christenson.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003 ; 125 : 964-6

Impact factor : 3.043

 

80- Drainage of the inferior vena cava to the left atrium H Burri, C Vuille , J Sierra, D Didier, R Lerch, A. Kalangos.

Echocardiography 2003 ; 20 (2) 77-82

Impact factor : 0

 

81-Circumferential dissection with intimal intussusception : an unusual case of acute aortic type A dissection J Orrit, A. Kalangos, PT Trindade, JT Christenson.

Cardiovasc Surg 2003 ; 20 : 1-3

Impact factor : 0.872

 

82 – Economic impact of mitral valve plasty versus replacement for mitral valve insufficiency. Jan T. Christenson, A. Kalangos.   

Cardiovasc Surg 2003 ; 44 :163-6

Impact factor : 0.872

 

83- Valeur pronostique de la tomoscintigraphie myocardiaque au thallium-201 sensibilisée au dipyridamole avant chirurgie artérielle périphérique. B. Vaquette, F. Clergues, A. Kalangos, PA Dorsaz, A. Righetti.

Arch Mal Cœur 2003 ; 96 : 281-7

Impact factor : 0.382

 

84- The role of intra-aortic counterpulsion in high–risk OPCAB surgery : a prospective randomized study J Christenson, M. Licker, A. Kalangos.

J Card Surg 2003 ;18 :286-294

Impact factor : 0.804

 

85 – Dramatic post-cardiotomy outcome due to severe anaphylactic reaction to protamine. A. Panos X. Orrit, C. Chevalley, A. Kalangos.

Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 2003 ; 24:325-7

Impact factor : 2.397

 

86- Kinetics of procalcitonin, interleukin 6 and C – reactive protein kinetics after cardiopalmonary bypass in children. M. Beghetti, PC Rimensberger, A. Kalangos, W. Habre, A Gervaix.

Cardiol  Young 2003 ; 13 :161-7

Impact factor : 0.615

 

87- Hemodynamics induced after acute reduction of proximal thoracic aorta compliance CV Ioannou, N Stergiopoulos , AN Katsamouris, I. Startchik , A. Kalangos, M Licker , N Westerhof , DR Morel.

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2003 ; 26 :195-204

Impact factor : 2.919

 

88- Faux anévrisme après ligature d’un canal artériel opéré avec succès. S Chraibi, M. Beghetti, M el Hattaoui, S Fadouach, A. Kalangos, BA Mehadji, B. Faidutti, B. Friedli, A Tahiri, N Chraibi.

Ann Cardiol Angeiol 2003 ; 52 :188-90

Impact factor : 0

 

89- Repair of aortic coarctation using temporary ascending to descending aortic bypass in children with poor collateral circulation. JT Christenson, J Sierra, D. Diddier, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos.

Cardiol Young 2004 ;14 :39-45

Impact factor : 0.615

 

90- Extra-tracheal biodegredable splint to treat life threatening tracheomalacia. Ph Bugmann, P. Rimensberger, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, FJW Lang.

Ann Thorac Surg 2004 ;78 :1446-8

Impact factor : 3.664

 

91- Truncus arteriosus repair with double aortic homograft J Sierra, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos.

J Cardiac Surg 2004 ;19 :1-2

Impact factor : 0.804

 

92- Blood group incompatibility and accelerated homograft fibrocalcifications J Christenson, D Vala, J Sierra, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 ;127 :242-50

Impact factor : 3.057

 

93- Bentall procedure using cryopreserved valved aortic homografts. J. Christenson, J. Sierra, PT. Trindade, D. Didier, A. Kalangos.

Tex Heart Inst J 2004 ;31 :387-91

Impact factor : 0.805

 

94- Tricuspid valve replacement using mitral homgraft in chidren with rheumatic tricuspid valvulopathy. A. Kalangos, J. Sierra, PT Trindade, D. Vala, J. Christenson.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 ;127 :1682-7

Impact factor : 3.043

 

95- Autologous fibrin glue reinforced by platelets in surgery of ascending aorta J Christenson, A. Kalangos.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2004 ;52 :225-9

Impact factor :  0.745

 

96- Solid or gaseous circulating brain emboli : are they separable by transcranial ultrasound ? GA Darbellay, R. Duff, JM Vesin, PA Despland, DW Droste, C. Molina, J serena, R Sztajzel, P Ruchat, T Karapanayiotides, A. Kalangos, J Bogousslavsky, EB Ringelstein, G. Devuyst.

J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2004 ; 24 : 860-8

Impact factor : 5.673

 

97-Early clinical results of the telemetric adjustable pulmonary artery banding flowatch-PAB D Bonnet, AF Corno, D Sidi, N Sekarski, M. Beghetti, IS Neick, M Fasnacht, E Le Bret, A. Kalangos, P Vouhé, LK von Segesser.

Circulation 2004 ; 110 (suppl II) :II-158-II-163

Impact factor : 14.816

 

98- Thoracic aortic plaques, transesophageal echocardiography and coronary artery disease. L. Sekoranja, C. Vuille, F. Bianchi-Demicheli, PA Dorsaz, A. Kalangos, PT Trindade, R. Lerch.

Swiss Med Wkly 2004 ;134 :75-8

Impact factor : 1.537

 

99- Changing surgical management for acute aortic dissections type A improves immediate outcomes J. Sierra, J Christenson, A. Kalangos.

J Card Surg 2005 ;20: 223-8

Impact factor : 0.804

 

100- Asymptomatic traumatic pericardial rupture with partial right atrial herniation : case report. Poletti PA, Platon A, Shanmuganathan K, Didier D, Kalangos A, Terrier F.

J Trauma 2005 ; 58 :1068-72

Impact factor : 1.653

 

101- Ultrasound measurement of the fibrous cap in symptomatic and asymptomatic atheromatous carotid plaques. Devuyst G, Ruchat P, Karapanayiotides T, Jonasson L, Cuisinaire O, Lobrinus JA, Pusztaszeri M, Kalangos A, Despland PA, Thiran JP, Bogousslavsky J.

Circulation 2005 ; 111 :2776-82

Impact factor : 14.816

 

102- Combined surgical and endovascular treatment of aortic type A dissection. A. Panos, A. Kalangos, P. Christofilopoulos, G. Khatchatourian.

Ann Thorac Surg 2005 ; 80 ;1087-90

Impact factor : 3.644

 

103- Cardioprotective effects of acute normovolaemic haemodilution in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery. M. Licker, C. Ellenberger, J. Sierra, A. Kalangos, J. Diaper, D. Morel.

Chest 2005 ;128 :838-47

Impact factor : 6.360

 

104- Aneurysmal circumflex coronary artery with fistulous connection to the coronary sinus A. Kalangos, S. Karaca, M. Cikirikcioglu, D. Vala, D. Didier.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 ;130 :580-1

Impact factor : 3.063

 

105- Cavo-bipulmoanry shunt for the management of isolated post-infarction right ventricular failure. A. Kalangos, S. Reverdin, C. Roussos, D. Vala, M. Cikirikcioglu.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 ;130 :572-3

Impact factor : 3.043

 

106- Cavobipulmonary shunt for the left outflow tract obstruction after Senning operation. S. Reverdin, Y. Aggoun, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos.

J Cardiac Surg 2005 ;20 :478-80

Impact factor : 0.804

 

107- PPS-PEG surface coating to reduce thrombogenicity of small diameter ePTFE vascular grafts. L. Karrer, J Duwe, AH Zisch, E. Khabiri, M. Cikirikcioglu, A. Napoli, A. Goessl, T. Schaffner, OM Hess, T. Carrel, A. Kalangos, JA Hubbell, BH Walpoth.

J Artif Organs 2005 ;28 :993-1002

Impact factor : 1.946

 

108- Late cardiac tamponade after percutaneous closure of a patent foramen ovale. T. Christen, F. Mach, D. Didier, A. Kalangos, V. Verin, PT Trindade.

Eur J Echocardiograph 2005; 6: 465-469

Impact factor: 0

 

109- Intra-aortic filtration: capturing particulate emboli during aortic cross-clamping JT Christenson, D. Vala, L Licker, J. Sierra, A. Kalangos

Texas Heart J 2005;32:515-21

Impact factor: 0.805

 

110- Polydiaxanone polymers for annuloplasty in valve repair. A. Kalangos.

Macromol. Symp. 2006 ; 231 :81-3

Impact factor : 0

 

111- Blood group antigenicity and clinical durability of cryopreserved homografts J Christenson, A. Kalangos.

Progress in Pediatric Cardiology  2006;21 : 227-231

Impact factor : 0

 

112- The biodegradable ring « A new concept of annuloplasty for valve repair » A. Kalangos, J. Sierra,  D. Vala, M. Cikirikcioglu, B. Walpoth, X. Orrit, J. Pomar, C. Mestres, S. Albanase, P. Le Goff, R. Andrieu, D. Jhurry, C. Ducreux, A. Alves, JP Boutrand, G. Clermont

J Heart Valve Dis 2006 ;15 :783-90

Impact factor : 1.033

 

113- Operative correction of cor triatriatum sinister with systemic venous return anomaly (inferior vena- left atrium). M. Cikirikcioglu, T. Tatar, A. Antal, E. DaCruz, D. Didier, A. Kalangos.

J Cardiac Surg 2006 ;21 :1-2

Impact factor : 0.804

 

114- Incidence, risk factors and prognosis of changes in serum creatinine early after aortic abdominal surgery C. Ellenberger, A. Schweizer, J. Diaper, A. Kalangos, N. Murith, G. Khatchatourian, A. Panos, M. Licker.

Intensive Care Med 2006 ; 32: 1808-1814

Impact factor : 4.406

 

115- Pre-clinical validation of a new intra-operative dual beam doppler flowmeter in an artificial circuit. M. Cikirikcioglu, B. Cikirikcioglu, E. Khabiri, K. Djebaili, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth.

Heart Surgery Forum 2006 ;9(1) :E 499-505

Impact factor : 0.634

 

116- Comparison of classifications for heart failure in children undergoing valvular surgery. P. Tissieres, Y. Aggoun, E. Da Cruz, J. Sierra, N. Mensi, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti.

J Pediatr. 2006 ;149 :210-5

Impact factor : 3.991

 

117- Coarctation of the aorta : pre and postoperative evaluation with MRI and MR angiography ; correlation with echocardiography and surgery. D. Didier, C. Saint-Martin, C. Lapierre, PT Trindade, N. Lahlaidi, JP Vallee, A. Kalangos, B. Friedli, M. Beghetti. 

Int J  Cardiovasc Imaging 2006 ; 22 : 457-75

Impact factor : 1.119

 

118- Mitral valve repair in a patient with Ter Haar Syndrome S. Barlas, M. Ugurlucan, YI Ayhan, A. Kalangos, C. Barlas.

J Card Surg 2006 ;21 :488-91

Impact factor : 0.804

 

119- Loeffler endomyocardial fibrosis RF Bonvini, V. Verin, A. Kalangos.

Eur Heart J 2006 ;27 :2262 

Impact factor : 9.8

 

120- Long-term outcome after surgery and interventional procedures for management of Takayasu’s arteritis in children. A. Kalangos, J. Christenson, M. Cikirikcioglu,  D. Vala, A. Buerge, F. Simonet, D. Didier, M. Beghetti, E. Jaeggi.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  2006 ;132 :656-64

Impact factor. 3.043

 

121- Improved neo-endothelisation of small synthetic grafts with titanium coating M. Cikirikcioglu, N. Sedelnikow, S. Osaria Da Cruz, E. Khabiri, A. Antal, T. Tatar, JC Tille, OH Hess, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth.

Int J Artif Org 2006 ;29 :990-9

Impact factor : 1.253

 

122- Left ventricular epicardial VVI pacing for a congenital complete heart block with severe myocardial dysfunction : shall epicardial pacing wires be positioned left ? (letter to the editor) C. Tissot, Y. Aggoun, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, E. Da Cruz.

Int J Cardiol 2007; 116: e7-e9

Impact factor : 2.878

 

123- Surgical repair of a congenital left ventricular aneurysm. M. Cikirikcioglu, A. Antal, T. Tatar, D. Didier, A. Kalangos.

J Cardiac Surg 2007 ;22 :62-65

Impact factor : 0.804

 

124- Traumatic isthmic aortic rupture associated with renal facture in a child – A case report B. Wildhaber, A. Kalangos, C. Le Coultre, B. Genin.

J Trauma 2007; 62: 1501-1503

Impact factor : 1.653

 

125- The Lecompte maneuver as an alternative to reduction pulmonary arterioplasty for relief of airway compression in absent pulmonary valve syndrome. C. Tissot, Y. Aggoun, M. Beghetti, J. Sierra, A. Kalangos, E. Da Cruz (letter to the editor).

Ann Thorac Surg  2007; 83: 727

Impact factor: 3.644

 

126- A large valsalva sinus aneurysm simulating an interatrial septum mass S. Reverdin, M. Rabeus, A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg 2007,83 :696

Impact factor : 3.644

 

127- Enhanced intimal thickening of expanded PTFE grafts coated with fibrin or fibrin releasing vascular endothelial growth factor in the pig carotid artery interposition model. B. Walpoth, P. Zammaretti, M. Cikirikcioglu, E. khabiri, K. Djebaili, JC Pache, JC Tille, Y. Aggoun, D. Morel, A. Kalangos, JA Hubbell, A.H Zisch.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  2007 ;133 :1163-70

Impact factor : 3.043

 

128-Aortic arch repair and cold-reactive agglutinins : what to do ? A. Panos, N. Murith, PO Myers, A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg 2007 ;84 :1403-4

impact factor : 3.644

 

129-Cardioprotective effects of acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing valve replacement ML Licker, J. Sierra, A. Kalangos, A. Panos, J. Diaper, C. Ellenberger.

Transfusion 2007 :47 :341-50

Impact factor: 3.374

 

130- Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction, what conduit to use ? Homograft or Contegra ? J Sierra, J. Christenson, N. Lahlaidi, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg 2007 ;84 :606-11

Impact factor : 3.644

 

131- Tissue plasminogen activator for a left atrial thrombus after Senning repair. C Tissot, PC Rimensberger, Y Aggoun, A. Kalangos, H Ozsahin, M Beghetti, da Cruz EM.

Ped Crit Care Med 2007; 8: 279-281

Impact factor : 0

 

132- Long intraaortic balloon counterpulsation treatment time leads to more vascular complications. J Christenson, J. Sierra, J. Romand, M. Licker, A. Kalangos.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2007 ;15 :408-12

Impact factor : 0

 

133- Mitral tendon proplapsing into the left ventricular outflow tract P. Myers, M. Cikirikcioglu, R. Lerch, D. Didier, A. Kalangos.

 J Cardiovasc Surg 2007 ;48:801-3

Impact factor : 1.570

 

134- Mechanical support availability in pediatric cardiac surgery : program size should not matter.  E.Da Cruz, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos, M. Berner, J. Sierra, Y. Aggoun, C. Tissot, M. Pellegrini, S. Saudan, W. Habre, PC Rimensberger.

Int J Cardiol  2008; 129: 282-84

Impact factor : 3.121

 

135- Novel technique for aortic arch surgery under mild hypothermia  A. Panos, P O Myers, A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 ;85 :347-8

Impact factor : 3.644

 

136- Life-threating pulmonary embolism associated with a thrombus straddling a patent foramen ovale. P. Myers, AA Fassa, A. Panos, M. Licker, H. Bounameaux, H. Zender, A. Kalangos.

J Cardiac Surg   2008 ;23 :1-3

Impact factor : 0.754

 

137- Ruptured hydatic cyst of the interventricular septum with acute embolic pulmonary complications. S. Ilic, V. Parezanovic , M. Djukic , A. Kalangos.

Ped Cardiol 2008 ; 29: 855-57

Impact factor : 1.030

 

138- Value of brain natriuretic peptide in the peri-operative follow-up of children with valvular disease. P. Tissières, E. da Cruz, W. Habre, Y. Aggoun, N. Mensi, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti.

Intensive Care Medicine 2008; 34: 1109-1113

Impact factor : 5.055

 

139- Mitral valve repair for rheumatic valve disease in children. Midterm results and impact of the use of a biodegradable mitral ring. A. Kalangos, J Christenson, M. Beghetti, M. Cikirikcioglu, D. Kamentsidis, Y. Aggoun.

Ann Thorac Surg 2008 ; 86 ;161-9

<Impact factor : 3.644

 

140- Matching the diameter of EPTFE bypass prosthesis with a native artery improves neoendothelialization  M Cikirikcioglu, E. Pektok, YB Cikirikcioglu, S Osario Da Cruz, JC Tille, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth.

Eur Surg Res 2008 ;40 :333-340

Impact factor : 1.327

 

141- Degradation and healing characteristics of small diameter poly (e-caprolactone) vascular grafts in the rat systemic arterial circulation E. Pektok, B Nottelet, JC Tille, R Gurny, A. Kalangos, M. Moeller, B. Walpoth.

Circulation 2008 ; 118: 2563-2570

Impact factor: 14.595

 

142- Validation of a rat model of cardiopulmonary bypass with a new miniaturized hollow fiber oxygenator G. D. Cresce, B. Walpoth, D. Mugnai, F. Innocente, A. Rungatscher, GB. Luciani, A. Zaniboni, G. Battistuzzi, M. Tessari, A. Kalangos, A. Mazzucco, G. Faggian. ASAIO Journal 2008 ;54 :514-18

Impact factor : 1.631

 

143- Pediatric mitral valve repair with the novel annuloplasty ring. Kalangos-Bioring. M Cikirikcioglu, E Pektok, PO Myers, JT Christenson, A Kalangos.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2008; 16: 515-516

Impact factor : 0

 

144- Ruptured aortic aneurysm masquerading as phlegmasia cerulea. PO Myers, A Kalangos, S Terraz.

Am J Emerg Med 2008; 26: 1067 et e1-e2

Impact factor : 1.188

 

145- Submitral left ventricular aneurysm: a rare but challenging pathology to treat. E Pektok, M Cikirikcioglu, D Didier, A Kalangos.

J Card Surg 2008; 23 : 533-35

Impact factor : 0.804

 

146- Mitral valve insufficiency: suspension of the posterior leaflet to the mitral annuloplasty ring. J Sierra, NH Lalhaïdi, JT Christenson, A Kalangos.

Ann Thor Surg 2008; 85: e6-e8

Impact factor : 3.644

 

147- Ruptured aortic aneurysm masquerading as phlegmasia cerulea. Myers PO, Kalangos A, Terraz S. 

Am J Emerg Med. 2008; 26: 1067.e1-2.

Impact factor : 1.188

 

148- Use of extracorporeal circulation and selective renal perfusion during the surgical correction of abdominal aortic coarctation. S. Karaca, C. Roussos, M. Cikirikcioglu, T. Tatar, A. Kalangos 

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 2008; 49: 1-4. 

Impact factor : 1.542

 

149- Beating heart mitral valve surgery : how to test mitral valve competence after repair ? (letter to the editor)  M. Cikirikcioglu, P. Myers, E. Pektok, A. Kalangos.

J Card surg 2009; 24: 223-224

Impact factor : 0.804

 

150- Fate of undifferentiated mouse embryonic stem cells within the rat heart : role of myocardial infarction and immune suppression. H. Qing, PT Trindade, M. Stumm, J, Li, P. Zammaretti, E. Bettiol, M : Dubois- Dauphin, F. Herrmann, A. Kalangos, D. Morel, ME Jaconi.

J Cell Mol Med 2009 ;13 :188-201

Impact factor :5.228

 

151- Anterior leaflet augmentation to address tethering-induced functional tricuspid regurgitation PO. Myers, A. Panos, M. Cikirikcioglu, A. Kalangos (letter to the editor). Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 2009; 35: 194-195

Impact factor : 2.397

 

152- Left ventricular hypertrophy induced by reduced aortic compliance. Ioannou CV, Morel DR, Katsamouris AN, Katranitsa S, Startchik I, Kalangos A, Westerhof N, Stergiopulos N.

J Vasc Res. 2009; 46: 417-425.

Impact factor : 2.895

 

153- Use of a biodegradable annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair in children J Christenson, A. Kalangos

Asian  Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2009;17:11-2

Impact factor: 0

 

154- Biodegradable mitral annuloplasty for congenital ischemic mitral regurgitation. PO Myers, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos.

Thoracic Cardiovasc Surgeon  2009;57:363-371

Impact factor : 0.745

 

155- Alcohol pre treatment of small diameter ePTFE grafts : quantitative analysis of graft healing characteristics in the rat abdominal aorta interposition model. E. Pektok, M. Cikirikcioglu, JC Tille, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth.

Artificial Organs 2009;33(7):532-537

Impact factor : 1.827

 

156- Papillary fibroelastoma of the left atrial wall: a case report M. Bicer, M. Cikirikcioglu, E. Pektok, H. Muller, S. Dettwiler, A. Kalangos

J Cardiothorac Surg 2009;4:28

Impact factor: 0.737

 

157- Vascular ultrasound studies for the non-invasive assessment of vascular flow and patency in experimental surgery in the pig. S. Osario-da – Cruz, Y. Aggoun,  M. Cikirikcioglu, E. Khabiri, K Djebaili, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth.

Laboratory Animals 2009;43:333-337

Impact factor:1.170

 

158- Paclitaxel-eluting biodegradable synthetic vascular prostheses: a step towards reduction of neointima formation? F innocente, D. Mandracchia, E. Pektok, B. Nottelet, JC Tille, S de Valence, G. Faggian, A. Mazzucco, A. Kalangos, R. Gurny, B. Walpoth

Circulation 2009;120 (suppl 1):S37-S45

Impact factor:14.816

 

159- Biodegradable synthetic small-caliber vascular grafts: pilot results after 1-year implantation in the rat. D. Mugnai, S. De Valence, JC Tille, C. Berthonneche, X. Montet, F. Innocente, B. Nottelet, R. Gurny, A. Kalangos, M. Moeller, B. Walpoth accepted

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009;57:363-364

Impact factor:3.043

 

160- Rescue Circumflex artery stenting for major right ventricular dysfunction after Ross-Konno operation P. Myers, Y. Aggoun, M. Cikirikcioglu,  

The Heart Surgery Forum 2009;12 (5); 1052

Impact factor: 0.634

 

161- Transpulmonary stenting of both pulmonary arteries with a surgical access through redo sternotomy Y. Aggoun, J. Sierra, A. Kalangos

J Card Surg 2009;24:451-3

Impact factor:0.804

 

162- Left atrial myxoma: a rare but traetable source of systemic emboli in older patients C Alves, E  Frangos, A. Kalangos, JJ Perrenoud

J Am Geriatr Soc 2009;57:2151-3

Impact factor:3.656

 

163- Intravaenous leiomyomatosis of the uterus: link with new fertilisation methods? HR Ebadi, S Terraz, N. Mach, JB Dubuisson, A. Kalangos, H. Bounameaux.

Swiss Med Wkly 2009; 139 (29-30):436

Impact factor:1.681

 

164- Novel biodegradable poly(esther-ether)s:copolymers from 1,4-dioxan-2-one and DL-3-methyl-1,4-dioxan-2-one Y. Lochee, A Bhaw-Luximon, J. Dhanjay, A. Kalangos Macromolecules 2009; 42:7285-7291

Impact factor:4.539

 

165- Respiratory distress after surgery of RVOT pathologies : a word of caution for pseudoaneurysm development A Donmez Antal, M. Cikirikcioglu, PO Myers, D. Didier, A. Kalangos.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surgeon 2010;58(6):356-8

Impact factor : 0.745

 

166- Impending paradoxical embolism: systematic review of prognostic factors and treatment P. Myers, H. Bounameaux, A. Panos, R. Lerch, A. Kalangos

Chest 2010;137: 1-7

Impact factor: 6.360

 

167- Arteria lusoria: developmental anatomy, clinical , radiological and surgical aspects. P. Myers, JHD fasel, A. Kalangos, P. Gailloud

Ann Cardiol Angeiol 2010;59:147-154

Impact factor:0

 

168- Thoracoscopic and robotic tricuspid valve annuloplasty with a biodegradable ring ring: an initial experience A. Panos, P. Myers, A. Kalangos

J Heart Valve Dis  2010;19:201-205

Impact factor:1.033

 

169- Dynamic human cadaver model for testing the feasibility of new endovascular techniques and tools  H. Arbatli, M. Cikirikcioglu, E. Pektok, B Walpoth, J Fasel, A. Kalangos, W Bruszewski, F Numan

Ann Vasc Surg 2010;24:419-422

Impact factor: 1.169

 

170- No patch technique for complete AV canal defect repair P. Myers, M. Cikirikcioglu, Y. Aggoun, N. Murith, A. Kalangos

Ann Thorac Surg 2010;90:317-9

Impact factor:3.644

 

171- Preoperative diastolic dysfunction predicts the need for inotropic support in high-risk patients undergoing valve replacement for aortic stenosis. M Licker, M. Cikirikcioglu,, C Inan, V. Cartier, A. Kalangos, T. Theologou, T. Cassina, J. Diaper

Critical Care 2010;14:R101- R107

Impact factor: 4.931

 

172- Isolated cleft mitral valve with posterior and anterior clefts: a rare cause of congenital valve regurgitation H Muller, A. Kalangos, A-A Fassa, R. Lerch Echocardiography 2010; 27:E50-E52

Impact factor:0

 

173- Cryopreserved homografts and xenografts for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction- when to use which conduit?  J. Christenson, J Sierra, A. Kalangos

Ann Thorac Surg 2010;90:1287-1293

Impact factor:3.644

 

174- Mitral and tricuspid valve repair using a biodegradable annuloplasty ring for the treatment of acute infective endocarditis: midterm outcomes E. Pektok, J. Sierra, M. Cikirikcioglu, H. Muller, P Myers, A. Kalangos

Ann Thorac Surg 2010; 89:1180-6

Impact factor:3.644

 

175- Central venous hypoxemia is a determinant of human atrial KATP channel expression: evidence for a novel HIF-1alpha- – FOXO signaling pathway. V. Raeis, Philip-Couderc, A. Roatti, W. Habre, J. Sierra, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, A. Baertschi  Hypertension 2010; 55:1186-1192

Impact factor :6.614

 

176- Biodegradable poly(esther-ether)s: Ring-opening polymerization of D,L-3-methyl-1,4-dioxan-2-one using various initiator systems. Y. Lochee, D Jhurry, A Bhaw-Luximon, A. Kalangos  

Polymer International 2010;59:1310-1318

Impact factor:2.137

 

177- Isolated bilateral profunda femoris artery aneursym : A case report G. Gemayel, D. Mugnai, E. Khabiri, J. Sierra, N. Murith, A. Kalangos

Ann Vasc Surg 2010;24:824 e11-3

Impact factor:1.169

 

178- Aortic valve repair by cusp extension for rheumatic aortic insufficiency in children: long-term results and impact of extension material P. Myers, C. Tissot, J. Christenson, M. Cikirikcioglu, Y. Aggoun, A. Kalangos

 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  2010;140:836-844

Impact factor:3.043

 

179- Leaflet suspension to the controlateral annulus to address restriction or tethering –induced mitral and tricuspid regurgitation in children. Results of a case-control study P. Myers, J. Christenson, M. Cikirikcioglu, C. Tissot, Y. Aggoun, A. Kalangos

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010;140:1110-1116

Impact factor: 3.063

 

180- Tetralogy of fallot with absent pulmonary valve, supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection and infradiaphragmatic major systemic to pulmonary collateral artery P. Myers, A. Kalangos, D. Didier,  C. Tissot 

Eur Heart J 2010; 31:3005

Impact factor:9.8

 

181- Late tamponade secondary to aortic root perforation by Biostar septal closure device M. Cikirikcioglu, A. Kalangos

 Ann Thorac Surg 2011;91:604-606

Impact factor:3.644

 

182- Morphologic and angiographic analysis to assess safety of biodegradable mitral annuloplasty ring M Cikirikcioglu, S. Cherian, B. Stimec, T. Theologou, P. Myers,  J Fasel, A. Kalangos

J Heart Valve Dis 2011;20:199-204

Impact factor: 1.033

 

183- Mycoplasma hominis mediastinitis after acute aortic dissection repair P. Myers, E. Khabiri, G. Greub, A. Kalangos

Interactive J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  2010;11:857-858

Impact factor:0

 

184- Simplifying robotic mitral valve repair: minimizing sutures with intra-annular ring implantation (letter to the editor) P. Myers, A. Panos, A. Kalangos

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 140:1441-2

Impact factor:3.043

 

185-Reply (the no-patch technique) P. Myers, A. Kalangos

Ann Thorac Surg 2011;91(3):987

Impact factor:3.644

 

186- A biodegradable ring enables growth of the native tricuspid annulus W Mrowczynski, B Mrozinski, A. Kalangos, B Walpoth, M Pawelec-Wojtalik, M Wojtalik

J Heart Valve Dis 2011;20:205-215

Impact factor: 1.033

 

187- Primary cardiac lymphoma causing right atrial occlusion. M. Cikirikcioglu, V. Keil, S. Cherian, T. Theologou, P. Merlani, H. Muller, AJ Licker, A. Kalangos

Thorac Cardiovasc Surgeon 2011; 59:173-175

Impact factor: 0.745

 

188- Rapid progression of left main coronary disease causing acute coronary syndrome. M. Cikirikcioglu, S. Cherian, M. Roffi, A. Kalangos

Ann Thorac Surg accepted 2011;91;1625

Impact factor:3.644

 

189- Regarding “The Everest II Trial”: Design and rationale for a randomized study of the Evalve MitraClip system compared with mitral valve surgery for mitral regurgitation M. Cikirikcioglu, S. Cherian, O. Schussler, A. Kalangos

Am Heart J 2011: 162:e11-e12

Impact factor: 4.357

 

190- Unusual origin and rare presentation of a primary cardiac lymphoma  A. Mohamed, S. Cherian, A El-Ashmawy, SE Abdelmoneim, M Soliman, M Abour-Rayan, A. Kalangos

Tex Heart Inst J 2011;38:415-17

Impact factor: 0.805

 

191- Surgical treatment of complications associated with Angio-seal vascular closure device. M Cikirikcioglu, SM Cherian, V Keil, N Manzano, G Gemayel, T Theologou, A. Kalangos

Ann Vasc Surg 2011:25;557-60

Impact factor:1.262

 

192- Novel approach to mitral valve repair in childhood dilated cardiopathy. P Myers, M Beghetti, M Cikirikcioglu, J Sierra, Y Aggoun, R Touati, A. Kalangos
Minerva chir 2011;66:119-21

Impact factor : 0.277

 

193- Prosthetic valve implantation wit preservation of the entire valvular and subvalvular apparatus of the tricuspid valve in congenitally corrcted transposition of the great vessels. M Erenoglu, H Yerebakan, O Ozveren, O Koner, A. Kalangos, E Demirsoy

Heart Surg Forum 2011;14(5):E326-7

Impact factor: 0.416

 

194- Complex aortic coarctation, regurgitant bicuspid aortic valve with VSD and ventricular non-compaction: a challenging combination. P Myers, C. Tissot, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos

Thorac Cardiovasc Surgeon 2011;59:313-6

Impact factor: 0.745

 

195- Comparison of vacuum-assisted closure device and conservative treatment for fasciotomy wound healing in ischaemia-reperfusion syndrome: preliminary results. Karaca S, Cikirikcioglu M, Ilker U, Kalangos A.

Int Wound J 2011;8:229-236

Impact factor: 1.458

 

196- Mitral valve replacement using a mitral homograft A. Kalangos, M Cikirikcioglu, S Cherian, B Stimec, R Jashari, J Fasel

Multimedia Manual Cardiothorac Surg 2011. Online ed. Doi: 10.1510/mmcts.2010.004903

Impact factor: 0

 

197 – The rheumatic mitral valve and repair techniques in children A. Kalangos

Semin Thorac Cardiovaasc Surg Ped Surg Ann 2012; 15: 80-87

Impact factor: 0.369

 

198- Mitral annuloplasty using an intra-annular ring M. Cikirikcioglu, S. Cherian, A. Kalangos

Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2012. Online ed. doi: 10.1093/mmcts/mms019

Impact factor: 0

 

199- 18F-FDG PET-CT for early detection of vascular graft infection: midterm results S Karaca, O Rager, S Albrecht, O Ratib, N. Murith, B Walpoth, A. Kalangos

Vascular Disease Management 2012:9(7):E113-E120

Impact factor: 0

 

200- Late erosion of an Amplatzer septal occlude device 6 years after placement  (letter to the editor) S Cherian, M Cikirikcioglu , A. Kalangos

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 ;143:760-1; author reply 761.

Impact factor: 3.406

 

201- Safety of magnetic resonance imaging in cardiac surgery patients- Annuloplasty rings, septal occluders and transcatheter valves P Myers, A. Kalangos, A Panos (letter to the editor)

Ann Thorac Surg 2012;93(3):1019; author reply 1019-20.

Impact factor: 3.741

 

202- Somatostatin treatment of a persistent chyloperitoneum following abdominal aortic surgery S Karaca, G. Gemayel, A. Kalangos

J Vasc Surg  2012;56(5):1409-12

Impact factor: 3.153

 

203- Early failure secondary to non-coronary leaflet prolapse in a stentless aortic bioprosthesis. S Cherian, H Müller ,M Cikirikcioglu, A. Kalangos

Texas Heart Inst J 2012; 39(5):676-679.

Impact factor: 0.655

 

204- Clinical review: management of weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass after cardiac surgery. M Licker, J Diaper, V Cartier, C Ellenberger, M Cikirikcioglu, A Kalangos, T Cassina, K Bendjelid.

Ann Card Anaesth 2012; 15(3):206-223

Impact factor: 0

 

205- Biodegradable ring annuloplasty for valve repair in children with endocarditis. PO Myers, A Kalangos, E Pektok, M Cikirikcioglu

J Cardiac Surg 2012; 27(3):383; author reply 394.

Impact factor: 0.865

 

206- A rare case of life-threatening spontaneous psoas hematoma following cardiac surgery J Jolou, S Cherian, A Kalangos Indian J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012;28:254-255

Impact factor:

 

207- Triple valve repair in children: long-term experience P. Myers, M. Cikirikcioglu, C. Tissot, J Christenson, A. Kalangos

J Heart Valve Dis 2012;21:650-4

Impact factor: 1.033

 

208- Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome: report of two cases. G Gemayel, N Murith, D Mugnai, E Khabiri, A Kalangos.

Vascular 2012;20:314-7

Impact factor:

 

 

209- Valve repair using biodegradable ring annuloplasty : from bench to long term clinical results P Myers, A Kalangos Heart, Lung, Vessels 2013 ;5(4) :213-218

Impact factor :

 

210- Aortic cusp extension for surgical correction of rheumatic aortic valve insufficiency in children A. Kalangos, P Myers W J Ped Cong Heart Surg 2013;4(4):385-91

Impact factor:

 

211- Positron emission tomography-computed tomography scan helpy decision making in cardiac surgery S Cherian, R Nkolou, A Kalangos, M Cikirikcioglu E J Cardiothorac Surg 2013;43: 650

Impact factor:

 

212- First do not harm: postoperative thromboprophylaxis following open heart surgery M Cikirikcioglu, P Myers, A Kalangos Europ J  Cardiothoracic Surg 2013;44:184

Impact factor:

 

213- Impact of anesthesia technique on the incidence of major complications after open aortic abdominal surgery: a cohort study M Licker, C Ellenberger, V Cartier, D Mugnai, N Murith, A Kalangos, M Aldenkortt, T Cassina, J Diaper

J Clin Anesth 2013;25:296-308

Impact factor:

 

214- Patch augmentation for tricuspid valve tethering P Myers, A Kalangos J Cardiac Surg 2013;28:730

Impact factor:

 

215- Hybrid treatment of an aortic arch aneurysm in a patient with a patent RIMA and LIMA graft G. Gemayel, N. Murith, D. Mugnai, E. Khabiri, A. Kalangos

Vascular 2013;21:31-4

Impact factor : 1.169

 

216- Incidental gossypiboma discovered during tricuspid valve repair 11 after Ebstein’s anomaly repair T Sologashvili, A Kalangos, C Tissot, P Myers Heart Surgery Forum 2013;16:E116-8

Impact factor:

 

217- Biodegradable materials for tricuspid valve repair in infective endocarditis P Myers, M Cikirikcioglu, A Kalangos Europ J Cardiothorac Surg 2013;43:873

Impact factor:

 

218- Sutureless repair of ventricular free wall rupture  P Myers, M Cikirikcioglu, A Kalangos J Card Surg 2014 ;29 :804  DOI :10.1111/jocs. 12338

Impact factor : 1.35216

 

219-  Modified Trans-septal repair for total anomalous Pulmonary venous connection repair in all age groups. A Kalangos, S Cherian C Tissot, P Myers W J Ped Cong Heart Surg 2014;5(1):128-130

impact factor:

 

220- The Lucas 2TM Chest compression device is not always efficient: an echocardiographic confirmation R Giraud, K Benjelid, H Muller, C Banfi, N Siegenthaler, O Schussler, A Kalangos Ann Emergency Med 2014; DOI:10.1016/j

Impact factor: 4.35

 

221- Off-label use of a reversed flared endurant iliac limb stengraft for the management of a life-threatening internal iliac artery aneurysm rupture. G Gemayel, N Murith, A Kalangos Vascular 2014; 22: 381-4 DOI: 10. 1177/17085381135113516444

Impact factor: 0.86

 

222- Left atrial dissection after mitral valve replacement P Myers, A Kalangos, F Mach, C Vuille Eur Heart J 2014; 35:1808 DOI:10.1093 eurheart/ehu 106

Impact factor: 14.1

 

223- Successful treatment of persistent chylopericardium with somatostatin after operation on ascending aorta S Karaca, O Rager, A Kalangos  Ann Thorac Surg 2014;97(4) :e97-9

Impact factor:

 

224- Biodegradable materials for surgical management of infective endocarditis: new solution or a dead end street? P Myers, M Cikirikcioglu, A Kalangos BMC Surgery 2014; 14: :48  doi: 10.1186/1471-2482-14-48

Impact factor: 1.97

 

225- Endovascular Exclusion of aorto-esophageal fistula after coarctation extraanatomic bypass P Myers, G Gemayel, D Mugnai, N Murith, A Kalangos Ann Thorac Surg 2014;98(1):314-6

Impact factor:

 

226-Letter by Myers and Kalangos regarding article, “fluttering thrombus in patent foramen ovale with paradoxical and cerebral embolism P Myers, A Kalangos Circulation 2014;130:p.e.163

Impact factor:

 

227- A novel high vacuum chest drainage system- a pilot study W Mrowczynski, JC Tille, E Khabiri, JP Giliberto, DS Courvoisier, A Kalangos, B Walpoth  Polish Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery 2014;11(3)311-20

Impact factor: 0.219

 

228- Airway compression management in late-presenting absent pulmonary valve syndrome AME Melnikova,T Sologashvili, M Beghetti, C Tissot, A Kalangos,  R Corbelli, Y Aggoun, P Myers, Cardiology Young 2015;25:295-300 DOI:10.1017/S10 2015;12:595-47951113002151

Impact factor: 0.95221

 

229- Vacuum-assisted closure (VAC)-Instill with continuous irrigation for the treatment of mycoplasma hominis mediastinitis.  S Karaca, A Kalangos  Int Wound J 2015;12:595-7

Impact factor: 1.6

 

230- Adapting anantomy teaching to surgical trends: a combination of classical dissection, medical imaging, and 3D-printing technologies A Fasel, D Aguiar, D Kiss Bodolay, X Montet, A Kalangos, B V Stimec, O Ratib Surg Radiol Anat 2015 ;DOI 10.1007/s00276-015-1588-3

Impact factor:

 

231- Surgical treatment of type A acute Aortic Dissection based on geneva algorithm BC Depboylu, L Finci, P Myers, S Karaca, D Vala, J Jolou, P Mootoosamy, M Licker, K Benjalid, A Kalangos, M Cikirikcioglu J Cardiothoracic Surgery 2015:10(suppl 1):A313

Impact factor:1.03

 

232- Long-term outcomes after stenting versus endarterectomy for treatment of symptomatic carotid artery stenosis: the international carotid stenting study  B Leo et all Collaboration: C Bonvin. A Kalangos, LK, R Szatjzel Lancet 2015;385:529-38

Impact factor: 20

 

233- Long-term results confirmed that 18F-FDG-PET/CT was an excellent diagnostic modality for early detection of vascular graft infection S Karaca, O Rager, A Kalangos Quarterly Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2015;vol .n/a

Impact factor:

 

234- Asymptomatic circumflex aortic arch associated  with VSD  and bicuspid aortic valve C Tissot, D Didier, M Beghetti, A Kalangos, P Myers, Heart Surgery Forum:2015;18:E114-5

Impact factor:

 

235- External saphenous vein support mesh does not interfere with transit-time flow measurement on venous coronary bypass conduit P Mootoosamy, J Jolou, P Myers, B Walpoth, A Kalangos, M Cikirikcioglu Innovations Technology and Techniques in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery 2016:11(1):1 DOI: 10.1097/IMI.0238

Impact factor:

 

236- Embolization of a large rapidly growing aortic pseudo-aneurysm not amenable to pen or endovadscular repair  G Gemayel, P Mootoosamy, N. Murith, A Kalangos  Ann Vasc Surg 2016;DOI:10.1016/j.avsg.2015.11.034

Impact factor:

 

237- Adult congenital heart disease in Greece: Preliminary data from the CHALLENGE regisrty G Giannakoulas, K Vasiliadis, A Frogoudaki, C Ntellos, A Tzifa, S Brili, A Manginas, M Papaphylactou, D Parcharidou, N Kampouridis, A Pitsis, A Chamaidi, M Kolios, G Papadopoulos A Douras, P Davlouros, D Ntiloudi, H Karvounis, A Kalangos, C Tsioufis, S Rammos, Int J Card 2017;245:109-113

Impact factor:

 

238- Unrestrictive aorto-pulmonary window:extreme presentation as non-Eisenmenger in a 3o year-old patient P Myers, F Lader, AL Hachulla, J Bouvhardy, S Noble, M Licker, JC Pache, D Kalimanoska-Ostric, M Djukic, A Kalangos, M Beghetti Circulation 2015/020819R1 accepted in 2016

 

Impact factor: 14.8

 

239- Succesful lung transplant after prolonged ECMO in a child with pulmonary hypertension TC Tissot, W Habre, P Soccal, I Hug Maja, D Bettex, M Pellegrini, Y Aggoun, A Mornand, A Kalangos, P Rimensberger, M Beghetti Ecmotransplant cardiovascular medicine accepted in 2015

 

240- Mitral Annuloplasty using a biodegradable ring. S Cherian, M Cikirikcioglu, A. Kalangos Operative techniques in Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 in press

 

241- Evaluation of infection resistance of biodegrdable versus conventional annuloplasty rings in and in vivo rat subcutaneous model, I Ozgol, BC Depboylu, A Tongut, A Ozdemir, Y Bagdatli, S Ainechi, JC Pache, A Erturk, A Kalangos, AC Hatemi, M Cikirikcioglu, Eur Surg Res 2017;58:169-179

 

242-Two-stage surgery for a large VSD and a PDA associated with a severe pulmonary artery hypertension in an adult patient M Djukic, D Kalimanovska-Ostric, I Jovanovic, G Stankovic, S Ilic, A Kalangos. Heart &Lung- The Journal of Acute and Critical Care

 

 

 

 

 

Articles in journals without editorial policy

 

1- Dyspnea and late left ventricular pseudoaneurysm formation. A. Panos, A. Kalangos, J. Sztajzel.

Hellenic  J  Cardiol 1998;39:72-74

 

2- Bloc atrio-ventriculaire au décours d’une endocardite bactérienne. P. Trigo-Trindade, A. Kalangos, JC Pache, R. Lerch.

Kardiovaskulare Medizin (Suisse) 1999; 2:212-214

 

3- Réparation de la valve tricuspide dans la malformation d’Ebstein. P. Trigo-Trindade, B. Friedli, R. Lerch, A. Kalangos.

Kardiovaskulare Medizin (Suisse) 1999;2:347-349

 

4- Revascularisation transmyocardique au laser: éventuels mécanismes d’action. A. Kalangos.

Med Hyg 2000;58:1317-1318

 

5-Cœurs pour tous. A. Panos, A. Kalangos.

J Chir Thorac Cardio-vasc (France) 2002 ; 3 : 105

 

6- Chirurgie cardiaque chez la personne âgée : sélection, risques, complications, bénéfices à long terme. A. Kalangos.

Med Hyg 2002 ; 60 :2174-7

 

7- Implantation et complications chirurgicales des défibrillateurs cardiaques implantables. A. Panos, J. Orrit, A. Kalangos.

Kardiovaskuläre Medizin 2002 ; 5 :338-344

 

8- Is the edge to edge technique a magic method of correcting mitral insufficiency ? A. Kalangos.

Heart Views 2002 ; 3 : 170-171

 

9- Dilatation tardive de la racine aortique après réparation d’une tétralogie de Fallot. PT Trindade, D. Didier, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, B. Friedli.

Kardiovaskuläre Medizin 2005 ; 8 :99-100

 

10- Approche de l’Insuffisance cardiaque terminale dans la perspective d’une transplantation. B. Schnetzler, S. Reverdin, H. Sunthorn, A. Kalangos, U. Sigwart.

Rev Med Suisse 2005 ; 27 : 1(17) : 1159-64

 

11- Evolucion de la tecnologia para la reparacion valvular : del anillo rigido al biodegradable A. Kalangos.

Cir Cardiov 2006 ; 13 (1) :13-5

 

12- Extraordinary tissue healing after synthetic bypass graft implantation : bridge-shaped neointimal hyperplasia formation M. Cikirikcioglu, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth.

Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 2006 ; 6(2) : 197

 

13- L’Humanitaire en cardiologie et chirurgie cardiovasculaire en océan indien. A. Kalangos, S. Gunness, M. Pellegrini, Y. Aggoun, A. Attoumane, D. Reeby, M. Beghetti  Rev Med Suisse 2006 ;2 :S46-48

 

14- Quel est le bon moment pour l’intervention chirurgicale ? Chirurgie cardiaque à cœur ouvert chez la personne âgée. A. Kalangos.

Gériatrie pratique 2007 ;1 : 6-8

 

15- Med-stim J. Reuse, B. Nowicki, R. Deschenaux, G. Richard, E. Lozano, M. Cikirikcioglu, S. Osario-da Cruz, E. Pektok, B. Walpoth, A. Kalangos.

Swiss Perfusion 2007 ;20 :34-7

 

16- Mitral and tricuspid valve repair with a biodegrdable annuloplasty ring (Kalangos- Bioring) : Back to the future M. Cikirikcioglu, P. Myers, A. Kalangos.

Turkiye Klinikleri J Cardiovasc Surg-Special Topics 2008, 1(2) :20-9

 

17- Nova tecnologia : valvuloplastias com aneis biodegradaveis R Neirotti, M. Cikirikcioglu, A Della Martina, P LeGoff, A. Kalangos.

Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc 2008 ; 23(4) : 555-60

 

18- Le cœur malade : quand devient-il chirurgical ? A Kalangos.

Rev Med Suisse 2009 ;5 :S35-36

 

19- Suivi du patient après transplantation cardiaque: monitoring et adaptation de l’immunosuppression P. Yerly, F. Mach, A. Kalangos, S. Rotman, L. von Segesser, P. Vogt, R. Hullin, M. Pascual Rev Med Suisse 2009 ;5 :1214-20

 

20-Une nouvelle option thérapeutique pour les patients agés et polymorbides M Roffi, PF Keller, M. Cikirikcioglu, C Ellenberger, H. Muller, F. Mach, M. Licker, A. Kalangos  Geriatrie Praxis 2009 ; 3 ; 11-14

 

21- Traitement invasif de l’insuffisance artérielle des membres inférieurs R. Bonvini, N. Murith, A. Kalangos, M. Roffi Kardiovasculäre Medizin 2010 in press

 

22- Selection and preoperative follow-up of heart transplantation candidates in the French part of Switzerland Yarol N, Tozzi P, von Segesser L, A. Kalangos, Vogt P, Yerly P, Mach F, Pascual M, Meyer P, Hullin R

Rev Med Suisse 2011;7:1212-6

 

23- Anévrismes de l’aorte abdominale: connaissances actuelles et traitement endovasculaire. A Ponti, N Murith, A KalangosRev Med Suisse 2012 ; 7 : 1564-68 24- Anuloplastia tricuspide con anillo biodegradable A. Kalangos Cir Cardiov. 2012 ; 19(4) :373-5 

25- Should Marfan patients undergoing mitral valve repair have simultaneous prophylactic aortic root replacement?  A Kalangos S Cherian, J Jolou, JC Pache, H Muller, M Cikirikcioglu Ukrainian J of Cardiovascular Surg accepted in 2015

 

 

 

THESES

 

               1991       :  Thesis of Specialisation in cardiovascular surgery “Efficacy of low-dose aprotinin on postoperative bleeding after open heart surgery”

 

   

               1996       :  Thesis for the certificate on circulatory assistance and artificial

heart, Faculty of Medicine Pitié-Salpetrière, Paris/France: “Assistance circulatoire gauche par dérivation ventriculo-aortique à travers une prothèse bifurquée”

 

               1998       :   Thesis for Privat-Docent title of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva « Aortic valve repair by cusp extension using autologous pericardium in a pediatric population suffering from rheumatic aortic insufficiency »

 

 

 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

1-Traumatismes fermés des troncs supra-aortiques. B.Faidutti, M. Bednarkiewicz, R. Prêtre, A. Kalangos, PA. Schneider.

Ann Chir Vasc Traumatismes artériels  Editeur: E. Kieffer.1995; Ed: AERCV 363-73

 

2- Recent advances in myocardial protection for coronary reoperations. Chapter 24

J Christenson, A. Kalangos.

Myocardial protection. Editor : Thomas Palermo Blackwell Publishing 2003

 

3- Evaluation of the coronary flow in CABG. Chapter 98. M. Cikirikcioglu, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth.

Textbook de chirurgie cardio-vasculaire. Capa Tip Kitabevi, 2004 Editor : Prof Enver DURAN.

 

4- Evolution of the ring annuloplasty in valve repair. Chapter 85. A. Kalangos, M. Cikirikcioglu.

Textbook de chirurgie cardio-vasculaire. Capa Tip Kitabevi, 2004 Editor : Prof Enver DURAN.

 

5- Mitral Valve repair using biodegradable annuloplasty rings. Chapter 04. A. Kalangos

Mitral valve repair, Springer 2011 Editor : Hertzer/Rankin/Yankah.

 

6- New concepts of drug elution for improving stents and vascular prostheses. Chapter 31 B Walpoth, A. Kalangos  New Endovascular technologies from bench test to clinical practice  Europrot 2011, Editors: N Chafké, B Durand, W Meichelboeck

 

7-Ebstein’s disease  E da Cruz, J Kaufman, V Morell, C Tissot, S Buckwold, S Goldberg, D Ivy Jill Ibrahim, L Wise,-Faberowski, A Kalangos

1st edted by R Munoz, V Morell, Vetterly , E da Cruz 09-2010 Springer-verlag pages 411-422

Mitral valve abnormalities and related disorders  C Tissot, E da Cruz, A Kalangos, S Buckvold pages 273-299

 

8- Acquired tricuspid stenosis and regurgitation S Cherian, A Sindhar, R Subramanyan, A Kalangos pages 1701-1716

 

9- Aneurysmal diseases (chapter 99) G Gemayel and A Kalangos Oxford University Press Academic 2017

 

 

 

 

ABSTRACTS IN INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES

 

1- XXème Semaine médicale balkanique Athens, Greece. Sept 1988.

               1-Volets osseux traumatiques de la paroi thoracique et contusions                              pulmonaires. A. Kalangos, A. Ozler,  S. Dagsali, H. Cetin, A. Takimoglu, U.                        Içer.

 

2 -XXIème Semaine médicale balkanique, Varna, Sept 1990.

               1 – Les fistules coronaro-cardiaques. A. Kalangos, A. Ozler, R. Tosun, G.                    Tayyareci, S. Dagsali, O. Sezerman, B. Yigiter.

              

3- Mediterranean Association of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 4th Annual Meeting.Antalya, Turkey, Sept 1990

               1 – Use of the Internal Mammary Artery in Myocardial Revascularization.

  1. Kalangos, R. Tosun, F. Bilgen, A. Korukçu, M. Konuk, S. Unal, A. Emre, A.     Narin, B. Yigiter.

               2 – Coronary Artery Bypass with Intermittent Aortic Cross- clamping.

  1. Kalangos, R. Tosun, F. Bilgen, A. Korukçu, M. Konuk, F. Maçin, T. Ulufer,                A.Cagil, Z. Aykaç, B. Yigiter.

   

4- XIIème Session des Journées médicales balkaniques. Constanta- Mamaia, Roumanie, June 1991

               1 – L’assistance circulatoire par pompe intra-aortique à ballonet et par pompe              “Biomédicus”. A. Kalangos, A. Ozler, M. Konuk, R. Tosun, B. Yigiter, O.        

               Sezerman.

 

5- Vème Congrès de l’Entente médicale méditeranéenne, XXII Semaine médicale balkanique, Constanta, Roumanie. Sept 1992.

               1 – Does the surgical technique of ventricular reconstruction influence patient              outcome following left ventricular aneurysmectomy. A. Kalangos, V. Jebara,            C. Acar, V. Iliescu, JN Fabiani, A. Deloche, P. Blondeau, A. Carpentier.

               2 – Safety of the right atrial approach for combined mitral and tricuspid valve               procedures. A. Kalangos, A. Ozler, R. Tosun, B. Yigiter, O. Sezerman.

              

6- The Inaugural Meeting of Balkanic Society of Angiology and Vascular Surgery, Cluj-Napoca, Roumanie, Oct 1992

               1- Is the Incidence of The Recurrent Carotid Stenosis Influenced by the                      Choice of the Surgical Technique: Carotid Endarterectomy versus Saphenous                      Vein bypass. A. Kalangos, V. Jebara, C. Acar, P. Julia, C. Brizard, JN                                  Fabiani, A. Deloche, A. Carpentier

               2 – Surgery of Thoracoabdominal Artery Aneurysms. A. Kalangos, V.                         Jebara, C. Acar, P. Julia, C. Brizard, JN Fabiani, A. Deloche, A. Carpentier.

 

7- German 4th Symposium of Cardiovascular Surgery and Cardiology Hannover, Nov 1992

               1 – The use of the partial cardiopulmonary bypass in the surgical management             of thoracoabdominal aneurysms. A.Kalangos, V. Jebara, C. Acar, P. Julia, C.            Brizard, JN Fabiani, A. Carpentier.

 

8- XIXth European Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Meeting. Val d’Isère, France, March 1993

               1 – Early postoperative Thrombus Secondary to Calciparin Anticoagulation.

  1. Kalangos, J. Relland, S. Massonet-Castel, A. Carpentier.

 

9- World Symposium Cardiomyoplasty, Biomechanical Assist and Artificial Heart. Le Palais des Congrès, Paris, May 1993

               1 – Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Expansion Prior to Cardiomyoplasty.

  1. Kalangos, JC Chachques, C. Cron, M. Tapia, X. Renard, P. Barrier, M.     Radermecker, P. Grandjean, A. Carpentier.

               2 – Dynamic Aortomyoplasty For Long-Term Circulatory Support. JC                            Chachques, A. Kalangos, F. Haab, C. Cron, EC Fischer, M. Tapia,                                     P. Grandjean, F. Chaussende, F. Fontaliran, A. Carpentier.

 

10- Société de Chirurgie vasculaire de Langue française, VII Congrès annuel, Paris, June 1993

               1- Traumatismes Fermés de L’Artère Poplitée. A. Kalangos, P. Julia, JN                     Fabiani.

 

11- XXth European Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Meeting. Cervinia, Italie, March 1994

               1 – Tricuspid and Mitral Valve Insufficiency following Blunt Chest Trauma:                    Operative Findings and Surgical Implications. A. Kalangos, J Relland, M.                     Radermacker, A. Carpentier.

 
12- 23ème Semaine médicale balkanique. Istanbul, Turkey, August 1994.

               1 – Dynamic Cardiomyoplasty at eight years. A. Kalangos, JC Chachques,                  C. Acar, A. Carpentier.

 

13- 3rd International Congress on Heart Failure – Mechanisms and Management, Geneva, Switzerland, May 1995

               1 – Dynamic Cardiomyoplasty for Heart Failure : A ten year experience.  A.                  Carpentier, J.C. Chachques, A. Kalangos

 

14- Xe Congrès annuel de la Société de Chirurgie vasculaire de Langue française Brugges, 1-3 June 1995 Belgique

               1 –  Fistules Aorto-caves associées à un anévrysme de l’aorte abdominale: un              défi diagnostic. M. Bernarkiewicz, R. Prêtre, A. Kalangos, G. Katchatourian, I.              Bruschweiler, B. Faidutti

 

15- Mediterranean Association of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 8 th Annual Meeting 12- 15 October 1995 Limassol- Cyprus

               1- Effects of mitral valve repair versus mitral valve replacement on the                        left ventricular volume, function and mass. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, B. Faidutti

 

16- European meeting of cardio-thoracic anesthesia, Leuven May 1995

1- Aprotinin treatment does not impair renal function during and after cardiac        surgery. A. Schweizer, A. Kalangos, L. Hohn, N. Jornod, R. Prêtre, M.                     Licker. Brit J Anaesth 1996;76:28 (A 55)

 

17 -XXIIIrd European Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Meeting, Val D’Isere, France 10-12 March 1997

               1- Impact of Systematic use of mammary arteries on the early and long term                         results of coronary artery surgery B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos

               2- Reoperation for late right outflow tract stenosis or pulmonary insufficiency               following initial repair of tetralogy of Fallot B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos, M.                       Beghetti, B. Friedli

18 – Société de Chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire de langue française. 5-6 June 1997 Paris, France

  • Tetralogie de Fallot: Facteurs pronostics et réopérations après correction        complète. Analyse d’une série de 517 cas. Kalangos, Friedli B., Rouge JC.,          Beghetti M., Orrit X., Faidutti B.

 

19 – Société de Chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire de Langue française 3

6 June 1998, St. Malo/France

               1- Performance hémodynamique de la bioprothèse « Stentless Free Sytle » de             taille 21mm lors  du remplacement valvulaire aortique. Etude comparative                          avec la bioprothèse stented Medtronic Intact et la prothèse mécanique                       « Carbomedics «  de même taille.  A. Kalangos, B. Veragut-Davies, L.                           Sekoranja, C. Vuille, B. Faidutti.

 

20 – 2ème Congrès francophone de recherche clinique et biologique en

transplantation 3-5 December 1998 Bruges / Belgique

               1- Est-ce que la HTAP pré-opératoire partiellement réversible constitue une                 contre-indication à la transplantation cardiaque? A. Baldovinos, A. Kalangos,

  1. Sierra, M. Licker, B. Faidutti.

 

21- 21st Congress of the European Society of Cardiology. 28 August-1  

September 1999 Barcelone/ Espagne

               1-Decreased expression of insulin-like growth factor-I is associated with                      apoptosis of vascular smooth muscle cells in the human atheromatous plaque

  1. Okura, M. Brink, A. Kalangos, P. Delafontaine.

 

22- Congrès international de la Société  de Chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire de langue française. 26-28 June 2000, Paris

               1- Revascularisation myocardique: Survie à long terme et fréquence des                     réopérations. Deux artères mammaires internes mieux qu’une? B. Faidutti, JT     Christenson, D. Danzer, A. Kalangos.

               2- Réintervention après correction complète de tétralogie de Fallot: efficacité               et résultats à long terme. B. Faidutti, B. Friedli, JT Christenson, M. Beghetti, A.              Kalangos.

 

23- 28th International Congress of Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular        

Surgeons. 14-16 June 2000, Krakow/ Poland

               1- Beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting- initial experience. What did               we learn? Where do we go in the future? M. Bednarkiewicz, JT Christenson,                       G. Khatchatourian, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti.

               2- Regional extracorporeal circulation for protection of transplanted kidney                  and pancreas during aorto-femoral vascular reconstruction. M. Bednarkiewicz,           B. Faidutti, Ph Morel, JT Chistenson, A. Kalangos

 

24- Congrès de la Société de Chirurgie thoracique et Cardio-vasculaire de Langue Française 14-16 june 2001 Paris / France

1-Une stratégie plus appropriée lors de la première intervention coronarienne diminue les re-interventions à long-terme B. Faidutti, J. Christenson, D. Vala, A. Kalangos

 

25-  EACTS annual meeting Lisbonne Portugal, 16-19 september 2001

1-An appropriate surgical strategy at the primary CABG operation reduces cardiac death and re-intervention rate on long-term  B. Faidutti, J Christenson, D. Vala , A. Kalangos

 

26- 12th World Congress of Cardio-thoracic surgeons, 3-6 March Lucerne

1-Mitral homograft for tricuspid valve replacement for patients with tricuspid valve endocarditis. A. Kalangos, J Sierra, T. Trindade, M. Beghetti, N. Lahlaidi, JT Christenson.

2- Mitral valve repair for mitral insufficiency in asymptomatic patients. S. Noble, T. Trindade, JT Christenson, A. Kalangos, R. Lerch

 

27- Congrès de la Société Française de Chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire, 6-8 june 2002 Marseille

1-Incompatibilité du groupe sanguin et dégénérescence rapide de l’homogreffe valvulaire, JT Christenson, D. Vala, E. Jaeggi, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos

 

28- EATCS Annual meeting  Monaco 21-25 september 2002

1-Takayu’s arteritis in children : short and midterm outcome after surgery and interventional procedures A. Kalangos, A. Buerge, J. Christenson, J. Sierra, M. Beghetti, E. Jaeggi

 

29- Société Française de Chirurgie Thoracique, et cardio-vasculaire

Journées d’automne  Paris 13-14 december 2002

1Shunt provisoire dans la réparation de la coarctation aortique. N. Lahlaidi, J. Christenson, J Sierra, M. Beghetti, D. Didier, A. Kalangos

 

30- 83rd Annual meeting American Association for Thoracic Surgery,

Boston May 4-7, 2003-05-17

1-Blood group incompatibility and accelerated homograft fibrocalcifications

J  Christenson, D Vala, J Sierra, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos

 

31- 3rd International meeting of the onassis cardiac surgery center

Athens, April 10-13 2003

1-Flowatch a new remote controlled device for blood flow control in the modified blalock shunt. Is there any future A. Panos, D Morel, M Beghetti, N Stergiopoulos, A. Kalangos

 

32- 38th Annual meeting of the association for european pediatric cardiology, Amsterdam 28-31 may 2003

1-Mitral valve repair in children with rheumatic valve disease- long term results A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, I Oberhansli, N Lahlaidi, J Christenson

 
33- XXX annual ESAO Congress Aachen Germany , Sept 3-6 2003

1-Biodegradable scaffold for vascular engineering B Walpoth, J Duwe, E Khabiri, JC Pache, E Ayuni, T Schaffner, A. Kalangos, T Carrel, GL Bowlin

2-PPS-PEG surface coating to reduce thrombogenicity of small diameter ePTFE vascular grafts J Duwe, A Zisch, L Karrer, E. Khabiri, A. Napoli, J Hubbell, T Schaffner, O Hess, T Carrel, A. Kalangos, B Walpoth

3-Ventricular assistance experience with the Berlin Heart paracorporeal system J Sierra, N. Lahlaidi, A. Kalangos

 

34- 2nd EACTS/ ESTS joint meeting, 0ctober 11-15, 2003 Vienna

1-Biodegradable vascular grafts as scaffold for vascular engineering B Walpoth, J Duwe, L Karrer, A. Kalangos, E Ayuni, T Schaffner, T Carrel, G Bowlin

  • Repair of congenital mitral valve insufficiency in infants and children.

Mid to Long term results A. Kalangos, M Beghetti, J Sierra, J Christenson

 

35- The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 40th annual meeting, January 26-28, 2004, San Antonio, Texas

1-Children with rgeumatic valve disease : long term results of mitral valve repair

  1. Kalangos, J. Christenson, M. Beghetti, J Sierra, E. Jaeggi

 

36- 4th German, Austrian, Swiss society for thoracic and cardiovascular surgery

     1- Mitral valve repair for mitral valve disease in children : long term results A.    

     Kalangos, M. Beghetti, J. Sierra, E. Jaeggi, J. Christenson

  • Implication of a new algorithm for treatment of accidental deep typothermia

victims and the need for a hypothermia registry. B. Walpoth, AP Fischer, A. Kalangos, L von Segesser.

 

37- 12th Annual Meeting of the Asian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, 19-22, April, 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.

     1- Cikirikcioglu M, Khabiri E, Djebaili MK, Morel D, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH.  

     Intraoperative comparison of two different flow measurement devices in the pig   

     model.

  • Ege T, Canbaz S, Cikirikcioglu M, Arar C, Edis M, Duran E. Importance of

preoperative pulmonary function tests in cardiac surgery.

 

38- CTT Cardiothoracic techniques and technologies X, Miami, March 8- 11 , 2004 USA

1-Intra aortic filtration-particulate emboli are captured during aortic cross-clamping. J. Christenson, D. Vala, J. sierra, A. Kalangos

 

39- AEPC 39th annual meeting Munich May 19-22 may 2004, Germany

1- Kalangos A, Beghetti M, Sierra J, Oberhansli I, Christenson JT. Surgical repair of congenital mitral valve insufficiency in infants and children, long term results

                            

4039th Congress of the European Society for Surgical Research May 2004 Athens Greece

1-Thrombogenicity and tissue compatibility of  biodegradable vascular grafts. B. walpoth, J. Duwe, L. Karrer, E. Khabiri, J. pache, T. Schaffner, T. Carrel, A. Kalangos, G. Bowlin Eur Surg Res 2004;36(suppl 1):1-148

2-Assessment of New transcutaneous and intraoperative flow measurement devices in experimental pig carotid surgery B. Walpoth, M. Cikirikcioglu, M. Djebaili, E. Khabiri, N. Popova, Y. Aggoun, A. Kalangos Eur Surg Res 2004; 36 (suppl 1):1-148

 
41- 57ème Congrès de la Société Française de chirurgie thoracique et cardiovasculaire 16-17 juin 2004 Toulouse

1-Prévention des adhérences épicarde-péricarde postchirurgicales par implantation d’un hydrogel protéique biodégradable. E. Khabiri, B. Walpoth, D. Morel, A. Kalangos

2-Réduction de la thrombogénicité de prothèse vasculaire de petit diamètre en ePTFE par un traitement de surface (PPS-PEG) L. Karrer, J. Duwe, E. Khabiri, M. Cikirikcioglu, A. Napoli, JA. Hubbell, T. Schaffner, OM. Hess, T. Carrel, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth

 

42- XXXI annual ESAO congress Warsaw Poland, 8-11 september 2004

1-New biodegradable materials for cardiovascular tissue engineering B Walpoth, M. Cikirikcioglu, K Djebaili, E. khabiri, P Buchler, JC Pache, A. Kalangos, G Bowlin

2-Impact of sterilisation methods on tissue engineered vascular prosthesis K Djebaili, M. Cikirikcioglu, P Buchler, E. khabiri, S. Karaca, JC Pache, A. Kalangos, G Bowlin, B. Walpoth

3-Comparaison of three clinically used blood flowmeters in an artificial circulatory system M. Cikirikcioglu, K Djebaili, E Khabiri, A. Kalangos, B Walpoth

4-Homologous albumin for experimental prevention of postoperative pericardial adhesions E Khabiri, K Djebaili, M. Cikirikcioglu, JC Pache, D Morel, A. Kalangos, B Walpoth

 

43- German Speaking Countries Vascular Surgery Meeting, 15-18, September, 2004, Innsbruck, Austria.

1- Djebaili K, Sedelnikov N,  Zammaretti P,  Cikirikcioglu M, Khabiri E, Kalangos   

A, Zisch AH, Walpoth BH. Chemical and biological treatment of the surface of

small diameter ePTFE grafts.

     2- Cikirikcioglu M, Karaca S, Djebaili K, Khabiri E, Kalangos A, Walpoth B.  A

     new Doppler-based flow measurement technique compared with two standart

     methods in vitro.

 

44- XVI. Annual Meeting Mediterranean Association of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, 26-29, September, 2004, Bodrum, Turkey.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Khabiri E, Djebaili K, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. In vitro and in vivovalidation of a new blood flowmeter.

     2- Cikirikcioglu M, Sedelnikov N,  Zammaretti P,  Djebaili K, Khabiri E,

     Cikirikcioglu B, Zisch AH, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Assessment of

     thrombogenicity of small diameter vascular grafts after inorganic or organic

     coating.

 

45- Joint Meeting of the Tissue Engineering Society International and the European Tissue Engineering Society, 10-13, October, 2004, Lausanne, Switzerland.

    1- Walpoth B, Zisch A, Karrer L, Duwe J, Khabiri E, Cikirikcioglu M, Djebaili K, 

    Kalangos A, Napoli A, Goessl A, Hubbell JA. Effect of bi-functional  polymer

    coating on thrombogenicity of small diameter grafts.

    2- Walpoth BH, Cikirikcioglu M,  Djebaili K, Khabiri E, Buchler P,  Bergomi M,  

    Pache JC, Kalangos A, Bowlin G. New stable and degradable bio-synthetic   

    materials for vascular tissue engineering.

 

46- 10th Cardiovascular Biology and Clinical Implications Meeting, 14-16, October, 2004, Thun, Switzerland.

    1- Cikirikcioglu M, Zammaretti P, Khabiri E, Djebaili K, Pache JC, Kalangos A,

    Zisch AH, Walpoth BH. Adverse effects of VEGF on intimal hyperplasia in small

    diameter grafts.

 

47- European Symposium of Vascular Biomaterials. 12-13, May, 2005; Strasbourg, France.

   1- Cikirikcioglu M, Sedelnikov N, Cikirikcioglu B, Khabiri E, Pache JC, Antal A,

    Hess O, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Titanium as a new coating for cardiovascular

    devices.

 

48- 40th Congress of the Eurpean Society for Surgical research

(Eur Surg Res 2005 ; 37 (suppl 1) : 1-124 Konya , Turkey

1-Biodegradable poly-dioxanone grafts for replacement of the abdominal aorta in the rat model. M. Cikirikcioglu, G. Bowlin, YB. Cikirikcioglu, K. Djebaili, JC Tille, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth

2-Preclinical accuracy and precision test M. Cikirikcioglu, YB. Cikirikcioglu, K. Djebaili, E. Khabiri, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth

3-Novel titanium coated EPTFE grafts : preliminary experimental results M. Cikirikcioglu, N. Sedelnikov, E. Khabiri, JC Pache, OM Hess, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth

 

49- ISMICS 05 Cardiothoracic techniques and technologies, New York USA, 1-4 june 2005

1-Preclinical validation of a new dual beam doppler blood flowmeter in the phantom model. M. Cikirikcioglu, K. Djebaili, E. Khabiri, B. Cikirikcioglu, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth.

     2- Cikirikcioglu M, Sedelnikov N, Zammaretti P, Djebaili K, Cikirikcioglu YB, Zisch

     A, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Effect of organic and inorganic coating on

     thrombogenicity of ePTFE grafts.

 

50- 33rd Annual Congress of the Japanese Society for Vascular Surgery, 22-24, June, 2005, Asahikawa, Japan.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Djebaili K, Khabiri E, Buchler P, Bergomi M, Pache JC, Kalangos A, Bowlin G, Walpoth BH. New biodegradable scaffolds for vascular tissue engineering: from the polymer to the rat aorta.

 

51– 2nd world congress on regererative medicine 18-20, May, 2005, Leipzig, Germany. (the international journal of artificial organs, vol 28/no 4, 2005 p 419)

    1-Step by step improvements of biodegradable scaffolds for vascular tissue

    engineering B. Walpoth, M. Cikirikcioglu, K. Djebaili, E. Khabiri, P. Buchler, M.

    Bergomi, J. Pache A. Kalangos, G. Bowlin

 

52- 5th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, 21-25, August, 2005, Berlin, Germany.

  1- Osorio-da Cruz S, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Validation of

   various  blood flowmeters in an artificial circuit as a”3R” concept.

2- Osorio-da Cruz S, Aggoun Y, Cikirikcioglu M, Khabiri E, Djebaili MK, Kalangos

A, Walpoth BH. Linear vascular Doppler ultrasound (LVDU): a reliable and

promising non invasive tool for assessment, follow up and quality control after

vascular surgery.

 

53- 32nd  European Society or Artificial Organs Congress, 5-8, October, 2005, Bologna, Italy.

  1- Cikirikcioglu M, Yang S, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. In vivo stem cell

  seeding of synthetic vascular grafts.

  2- Cikirikcioglu M, Bowlin G, Cikirikcioglu YB, Tille JC, Pache JC, Kalangos A,   

Walpoth B. Replacement of the rat aorta with fully degradable synthetic vascular

prosthesis.

  3-Yang S, Cikirikcioglu M, Tille JC, Pache JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Stem cell

  enhanced laser myocardial revascularisation.

  4- Cikirikcioglu M, Khabiri E, Tille JC, Da Cruz SO, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH.

Anastomosis of ePTFE grafts with running or interrupted sutures: angiographic and morphometric results.

5- Cikirikcioglu M, Cikirikcioglu YB, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth B. Improved endothelialization in well matched ePTFE grafts.

 

54- European Society of Organ Transplantation Annual Congress, 15-18, October, 2005, Geneva, Switzerland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Yang S, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Intraoperative bone

marrow stem cell seeding of vascular grafts.

2- Laser enhanced cell therapy for muscle regeneration in the rat B. Walpoth, A. Kalangos

 

55- 11th Cardiovascular Biology and Clinical Implications Meeting, 6-8, October, 2005, Thun, Switzerland.

1- Karrer L, Cikirikcioglu M, Khabiri E, Pache JC, Schaffner T, Carrel T, Kalangos A, Bowlin G, Walpoth BH. Assessment of biocompatibility of electrospun biodegradable scaffolds for vascular tissue engineering.

 

56- European Society for Cardiovascular Surgery 54 th International Congress, May 19-22, 2005

1- Right axillary cannulation as a standard approach for continuous antegrade cerebral perfusion, A. Panos, G. Khatchatourian, A. Kalangos

Interactive Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2005 ; 4 suppl 1 pp s65

 

57- The 4th World Congress of pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery. Sept 18-22, 2005-10-22 Buenos Aires

1- Mitral valve repair supported by the Kalangos ring in pediatric population. S. Albanese, A. Carotti, R. Iacobelli, R. Di Donato, A. Kalangos

58- 10th Biennial Meeting, International Society for Applied Cardiovascular Biology, 8-11, March, 2006, La Jolla, California, USA.

1- Zisch A, Cikirikcioglu M, Zammaretti P, Khabiri E, Djebaili MK, Tille JC, Hubbell JA, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Local release of exogenous vascular endothelial growth factor enhances intimal thickening in small diameter ePTFE grafts.

 

59- 12th International Local Drug Delivery Meeting and Cardiovascular Course on Radiation and Molecular Strategies; 2-4, February, 2006, Geneva, Switzerland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Cruz SO, Sedelnikov N, Khabiri E, Antal A, Tatar T, Tille JC, Hess OM, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Improved neo-endothelialization of cardiovascular implants by titanium coating.

 

60- 41th Annual Meeting Association for European Paediatric Cardiology, 24 – 27, May, 2006, Basel, Switzerland.

1-Cikirikcioglu M, Sierra J, Albanese SB, Di Donato RM, Carotti A, Beghetti M, Kalangos A. Mitral valve repair using a biodegradable ring in children.

 

61- 41th Congress of the European Society for Surgical Research, 17-20, May, 2006, Roschtock, Germany.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Sierra J, Vala D, Pomar J, Mestres C, Jhurry D, Walpoth B, Kalangos A. Feasibility and efficacy assessment of new biodegradable annuloplasty ring in the porcine model.

2- Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Video presentation: Testing of new vascular grafts in the rat abdominal aorta implantation model: Bilateral beveled anastomosis technique.

3- Cikirikcioglu M, Cikirikcioglu YB, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Does Size matter: Better endothelialisation in well matched ePTFE grafts.

 

62- 59th Congress of the French Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 14-17, June, 2006, Bordeaux, France.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Christenson JC, Vala D, Buerge A, Didier D, Beghetti M, Jaeggi E, Kalangos A. Long-term outcome after surgery and interventional procedures for management of Takayasu’s arteritis in children.

 

63- 33rd  European Society or Artificial Organs Congress, 21-24, June, 2006, Umea, Sweden.

1- Pektok E, Osorio-da Cruz S, Cikirikcioglu M, Tatar T, Reuse J, Richard G, Deschenaux R, Lozano E, Nowicki B, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH.  In vitro and in vivo testing of transit-time flow meters for the assessment of intraoperative cardiac output.

 

64- Berlin Heart, International User Meeting 13-15, October, 2006, Berlin , Germany.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. Bridge to recovery or transplantation: A 10 years experience in Geneva.

 

65- Society of thoracic surgeons, annual meeting San Diego, 29-31 january 2007, USA

          1- Christenson JT, Sierra J, Lahlaidi N, Beghetti M, Kalangos A. Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction, what conduit to use ? Homograft or Contegra ?

 

66- 42nd Annual Meeting Association for European Paediatric Cardiology, 16-19, May, 2007, Warsaw, Poland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Sierra J, Kalangos A. Repair of congenital mitral valve anomalies in children: Long-term results in 52 cases.

 

67- 42nd Congress of the European Society for Surgical Research, 23-26, May, 2007, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Da Cruz SO, Pektok E, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Can transit time flow measurement predict intra-operative bypass failure?

 

68-13th world congress on heart disease International academy of cardiology Vancouver, 28-31 june 2007, Canada

          1- Sierra J, Christenson JT, Lahlaidi N, Kalangos A. Bentall procedure using cryopreserved valved aortic homografts

 

69- 34th Annual Congress of Argentina Society of Cardiology, 17-19, August, 2007, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

1- Neirotti R, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. Valvular annulopasties with biodegradable rings.

 

70- 34th Annual Congress of the European Society of Artificial Organs, 5-8, September, 2007, Krems, Austria.

1- Walpoth BH, Karaca S, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. Mitral annuloplasty with the biodegradable ring in the adults: Short term results.

2- Cikirikcioglu M, Pektok E, Sierra J, Panos A, Murith N, Khabiri E, Kalangos A. Ventricular assistance with Berlin Heart ventricular assist device: Analysis of 31 implantation

3- Mugnai D, Cikirikcioglu M, Tille JC, Pektok E, Kalangos A, Bowlin G, Walpoth BH. Experimental aortic replacement in a rat model with degradable synthetic vascular prosthesis: Angiographic results.

4- Pektok E, Cikirikcioglu M, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Effects of wetting of small-diameter ePTFE grafts by alcohol pretreatment on endothelialisation in a rat model.

5- Cikirikcioglu M, Pfister R, Pektok E, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Bowlin G, Walpoth Bh. Planimetric analysis of implanted electrospun PDS-PLA grafts in the rat systemic arterial circulation.

 

71- 21st Annual Meeting of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery, 15-19, September, 2007, Geneva, Switzerland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Pfister R, Pektok E, Tille J, Kalangos A, Bowlin G, Walpoth BH. Towards slow degradable polymer grafts: Testing of co-polymer PDS-PLA grafts in the systemic arterial circulation of the rat.

 

72- Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Meeting, 4-5. October. 2007, Brussels, Belgium.

1- Neirotti R, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. Valvuloplasties with biodegradable rings: Mid-term results.

 

73– 60th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Thoracic Surgery. 17-20. October. 2007, Sendai, Japan.

1- Neirotti R, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. New technology. Valvuloplasties with biodegradable rings.

 

74- 2007 Annual Meeting of American Heart Association. 4-7, November, 2007, Orlando, USA.

1- Walpoth BH, Cikirikcioglu M, Mugnai D, Tille JC, Pektok E, Pfister R, Palombo D, Kalangos A, Bowlin G. Biodegradable small calibre polydioxanone-based vascular prostheses. Potential as coronary bypass grafts.

 

75- 3rd World Congress on Regenerative Medicine. 18-20, October, 2007, Leipzig, Germany. 

1- Walpoth B, Jaconi M, Liu JW, Laumonier T, Menetrey J, Tille JC, Pektok E, Cikirikcioglu M, Cruz OS, Kalangos A. Feasibility of a new device for intraoperative laser and cell therapy in the pig heart.

 

76- Veith Symposium, 14-18, November, 2007, New York, USA.

1- Numan F, Arbatli H, Brudzewski W, Cikirikcioglu M, Pektok E, Kalangos A, Walpoth B. Stent grafting of the entire aortic arch using cerabral circulatory support and retrograde in situ fenestration: Technique and experimental evaluation. 

 

77- 43rd annual meeting of STS, San Diego 29-31 january 2007

1-Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction, what conduit to use ? Homograft or Contegra ? JT Christenson, J Sierra, N. lahlaidi, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos

 

78- 44th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 28-30, January, 2008, Florida, USA.

1- Kalangos A, Christenson JT, Beghetti M, Kamentsidis D, Cikirikcioglu M, Aggoun Y. Mitral valve repair for rheumatic valve disease in children- Long-term results and impact of the use of a biodegradable mitral ring.

 

79- 18th World Society Cardio-thoracic Surgery Annual Congress 30 April-3 May, 2008, Kos Island, Greece.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Suzan D, Didier D, Kalangos A. Seeing is believing: MR imaging of partial anomalous pulmonary venous return before and after surgical correction.

2- Cikirikcioglu M, Pellegrini M, Gunness S, Kalangos A. Fifth year results of Mauritius – Indian Ocean Islands humanitarian medicine project.

3- Cikirikcioglu M, Tatar T, Myers P, Aggoun Y, Kalangos A. Operative technique for the treatment of subvalvular aortic stenosis caused by diverticulum of  the mitral anterior leaflet.

4- Cikirikcioglu M, Myers P, Pektok E, Kalangos A. How to do it: Tricuspid valve repair with a biodegradable annuloplasty ring for Ebstein’s anomaly. 18th World Society Cardio-thoracic Surgery Annual Congress 30 April-3 May, 2008, Kos Island, Greece.

5- Myers P, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. Congenital mitral insufficiency repair with the world’s smallest annuloplasty ring: Video presentation.

6- Myers P, Aristottelis P, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. Absorbable annuloplasty ring in the tricuspid position: Initial clinical experience.

7- Myers P, Bounameaux H, Panos A, Lerch R, Kalangos A. Impending paradoxical embolism: systematic review of prognostic factors and treatment

8-Panos A, Kalangos A, Myers P. Novel technique for aortic arch surgery under mild hypothermia

 

80- ISMICS Annual Meeting 2008, 11-14, June, 2008, Boston, USA.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Pektok E, Arbatli H, Numan N, Sonmez B, Fasel J,   Walpoth BH, Kalangos A. Dynamic human cadaver model for testing the feasibility of new endovascular techniques and tools. 

 

81- Aortic Surgery Symposium 2008, 8-9, May, 2008, NewYork, USA.

1- Numan N, Arbatli H, Bruszewski W, Cikirikcioglu M, Pektok E, Mafi M, Greenan T, Fasel J, Walpoth BH, Kalangos A, Sonmez B.  Total endovascular arch repair with cerebral perfusion and in-situ retrograde branching.

 

82- 35th Congress of the European Society for Artificial Organs, 3-6, September,  2008, Geneva, Switzerland.

1- Kalangos A, Jaffe N, Myers PO, Cikirikcioglu M. Assessment of bio-mechanical performance of the new bioprosthesis (KalangosÒ Heart Valve) in the sheep model.

2- Cikirikcioglu M, Bicer M, Myers PO, Pektok E, Kalangos A. Atrioventricular valve repair using a biodegradable annuloplasty ring in children.

3- Pektok E, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. An iatrogenic arterial occlusion with thrombin-based arteriotomy closure device (Angio-SealÒ) application.

4- Cikirikcioglu M, Pektok E, Myers PO, Bicer M, Vala D, Sierra J, Aristotelis P, Murith N, Khabiri E, Kalangos A. Ventricular assistance for acute and chronic heart failures: Analysis of the results of a center with annual implantation numbers.

5- Cikirikcioglu M, Bicer M, Pektok E, Myers PO, Kalangos A. Atriovaentricular valve repair using a biodegradable annuloplasty ring in the adult population: Cohort analysis of 173 implantations.

 

83- AHA scientific sessions New Orleans, 8-12 november 2008, USA

          1- Walpoth B, Kalangos A.  Drug eluting degradable synthetic vascular prosthesis: a step towards shelf-ready coronary artery bypass grafts

 

84- 11th biennial meeting , ISACB Bordeaux, 17-20 september 2008, France

          1- Walpoth B, Kalangos A. Drug eluting degrdable synthetic vascular prosthesis: friend or foe?

 

85- Termis-EU meeting Porto, 22-26 june 2008, Portugal

          1- Walpoth B, Kalangos A. Tissue-engineered vascular prostheses

 

86- ASAIO annual meeting San Francisco 19-21 june 2008 USA

          1- Walpoth B, Kalangos A. Do drug –eluting vascular prostheses face the same future as DES?

 

87- 8th world biomaterials congress 29 may 2008 Amsterdam, Netherlands

          1- Walpoth B, Kalangos A.  A biodegrdable annuloplasty ring : from polydiaxanone to routine clinical use

 

88- DACH meeting Innsbruck 17-20 february 2008 Austria

          1- Walpoth B, Kalangos A. CPB in the rat with a new miniaturized hollow fiber oxygenator

          2- Walpoth B, Kalangos A. Biodegradable small caliber polydioxanone-based vascular prostheses: potential as coronary bypass grafts

 

89- 45th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, 26-28, January, 2009, San Fransisco, USA.

1- Myers PO,  Sierra J, Cikirikcioglu M, Christenson JT , Beghetti M, Aggoun Y, Kalangos A. Posterior leaflet suspension to the mitral annuloplasty ring in rheumatic mitral regurgitation.

 

90- 89th aanual meeting American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Boston, USA 9-13 may 2009

1- B. Walpoth, D. Mugnai, JC Tille, F. Innocente, B. Nottelet, C. Berthonneche, X. Montet, S. De Valence, M. Moeller, R. Gurny, A. Kalangos. Biodegradable synthetic small-caliber vascular grafts: Long-term results after replacement of the rat aorta

 

91- ISMICS annual meeting San Francisco, 3- 6 june 2009, USA

          1- Panos A, Myers P, Kalangos A. Thoracoscopic and robotic tricuspid valve annuloplasty with absorbable ring: initial experience

 

92- 5th world congress of paediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery, Cairns, Australia, 21-26 june 2009 

1- No patch technique for complete AV canal repair, P. Myers, A. Kalangos

2- Evaluation of congenital cardiac care in disadvantaged healtcare systems: a database for developing nations. A. Kalangos

         

93- 18th international congress of echocardiography Paris 27-29 may 2009, France

          1- Durability of supra-annular, stentless pericardial aortic valve prostheses and their impact on LV remodelling in the mid-term E. Pektok, H. Muller, SK Celik, J Sierra, M. Karaca, M. Arpaz, S. Biceroglu, M. Cikirikcioglu, H. Yilmaz, A Cevik, A. Kalangos, M. Ozbaran Arch Cardiovasc Dis 2009; 102: 351-359 (abstract no: 32)

 

 

ABSTRACTS published in journals with editorial policy

 

B.H. Walpoth, S. Karaca, M. Cikirikcioglu, A. Kalangos.  Mitral annuloplasty with the biodegradable ring in the adults: short term results. Int J Artif Organs 2007 ;30(8) :691

 

  1. Mugnai, M. Cikirikciolu, J.C. Tille, E. Pektok, A. Kalangos, G. Bowlin, B.H. Walpoth. Experimental aortic replacement in a rat model with degradable synthetic vascular prosthesis : angiographic results. Int J Artif Organs 2007 ;30(8) :606

 

  1. Pektok, M. Cikirikcioglu, J.C. Tille, A. Kalangos, B.H. Walpoth. Effects of wetting of small-diameter ePTFE grafts by alcohol on endothelialisation in a rat model. Int J Artif Organs 2007 ;30(8) :707

 

  1. Cikirikcioglu, R. Pfister, E. Pektok, J.C. Tille, A. Kalangos, G. Bowlin, B.H. Walpoth. Planimetric analysis of implanted electrospun PDS-PLA grafts in the rat systemic arterial circulation. Int J Artif Organs 2007 ;30(8) :720

 

M Cikirikcioglu, S Osorio-da Cruz, E Pektok, A Kalangos, B H Walpoth.  Can transit time flow measurement predict intra-operative bypass failure? Eur Surg Res, 2007;39(Suppl 1)1-90:0133.

 

Walpoth BH, Jaconi M, Liu JW, Laumonier T, Menetry J, Tille J-Ch., Pektok E, Cikirikcioglu M, Osorio-da Cruz S, Kalangos A  Feasibility assessment of a new device for intra-operative laser and cell therapy in the pig heart. Reg Med 2007;2(5):708-PP205

 

Walpoth BH, Cikirikcioglu M, Mugnai D, Tille JC, Pektok E, Pfister R, Kalangos A, Bowlin GL.  Degradable vascular prostheses:  is there a future?  Artificial Organs 2007;31 (10):G-018

 

B.H.Walpoth, M.Cikirikcioglu, D.Mugnai, J.C.Tille, E. Pektok, R. Pfister, D. Palombo, A.Kalangos, G.Bowlin.   Biodegradable Small Calibre Polydioxanone-based Vascular Prostheses: Potential as Coronary Bypass Grafts. Circulation 2007;116:II-444

 

Walpoth B,  Cresce GD, Innocente F, Mugnai D, Tessari M, Mazzucco A, Kalangos A, Faggian G.  Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) in the rat with a new miniaturized hollow fiber oxygenator. Thorac Cardiov Surg 2008;56, Supp. 1: S59-V104

 

Karaca S, Albrecht S, Ratib O, Murith n, Walpoth B, Kalangos A.  18F-FDG PED-CT for diagnosis of vascular graft infection: midterm results.  Thorac Cardiov Surg 2008;56, Supp. 1:S123-P142

 

BH Walpoth, M Cikirikcioglu, D Mugnai, JC Tille, R Pfister, A Kalangos, GL Bowlin.  Tissue Engineered Vascular Prostheses.  2008. Tissue Engineering;Vol. 14 No. 5:790 (OP296)

 

  1. Rungatscher, D. Kong, J. Tille, B. Nottelet, A. Bayoumi, M. Moeller, R. Gurny, A. Kalangos, B. H. Walpoth. Vascular Tissue Engineering using Mesenchymal Stem-Cells (MSCs) Seeding on Synthetic Biodegradable Vascular Grafts. IJAO 2008:31(7);589 – O28.

 

  1. Meyer, E. Khabiri, N. Murith, D. Crausaz, G. Richard, R. Deschenaux, B. Nowicki, J. Reuse, P. Gasche, A. Kalangos, B.H. Walpoth. Is there an optimal cardiopulmonary bypass rewarming rate for hypothermia victims? IJAO 2008:31(7);621 – P47.

 

  1. Khabiri, B.H. Walpoth, A. Kalangos. Which is the Best Vascular Graft: Synthetic or Biologic? IJAO 2008:31(7);630 – P. 80.

 

Beat H. Walpoth, Francessco Innocente, Benjamin Nottelet, Erman Pektok, Jean-Christophe Tille, Michael Moeller, Robert Gurny, Afksendiyos Kalangos.  Drug eluting degradable synthetic vascular prosthesis: a step towards shelf-ready coronary artery bypass grafts.  Circulation. 2008;118:S_1017

 

 

ABSTRACTS presented in national congresses

 

1- Union des Sociétés chirurgicales suisses, Lucerne , Sept 1994

               1 – Approche des lésions par traumatisme fermé de l’artère poplitée. R. Prêtre,            I. Bruschweiler, M. Bednarkiewicz, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti.

 

2- Société suisse de Cardiologie, Zürich 21-23 March 1996                     

               1- Les effets de la réparation versus remplacement de la valve mitrale sur le                volume, la fonction et la masse ventriculaire gauche. A. Kalangos, A. Panos,           J Sztajzel, B. Faidutti

               2- Evaluation préoperatoire des prolapsus mitraux par échographie tri-                        dimensionnelle. JL Hoffmann, C. Vuille, A. Panos, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti,                        W. Rutishauser, R. Lerch.

 

3- Société suisse de Cardiologie et Société suisse de Chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire. Réunion annuelle commune. 17-19 April    1997, Lausanne

               1- Evolution et risque des différentes techniques de revascularisation                          coronaire, causes et risques des réinterventions. B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos, M.     Bednarkiewicz, M. Montessuit, A. Panos.

 

4- Société Suisse de Cardiologie, Interlaken  April 1998

               1- Evaluation préopératoire des prolapsus de la valve mitrale par                                échocardiographie tridimensionnelle et validation chirurgicale. C. Vuille, H.                    Neamatalla, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti, R. Lerch.

 

5- Société suisse de Cardiologie et Société suisse de Chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire. Réunion annuelle. 25-27 March 1999, Basel

               1- Tétralogie de Fallot: facteurs, pronostics et réopérations après correction                 complète: analyse d’une série de 517 cas.  A. Kalangos, B. Friedli, JC Rouge,                    M. Beghetti, B. Faidutti.

               2- Réparation valvulaire aortique dans le contexte d’une insuffisance aortique              rhumatismale. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, A. Baldovinos, D. Vala, I. Oberhansli,                  B. Friedli. (poster).

 

6- Société suisse de cardiologie et Société suisse de chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire. Réunion annuelle. 29-31 march 2001, Zurich

1- Impact économique de la plastie valvulaire mitrale. A. Kalangos, S. Noble, JT Christenson, B. Faidutti. (poster)

2- Une stratégie plus appropriée lors de la première intervention coronarienne diminue les ré-interventions à long terme. B Faidutti, JT Christenson, D Vala, A. Kalangos (oral)

3- Expérience genevoise dans les réparations valvulaires mitrales. S. Noble, P. Trigo-Trindade, B. Faidutti, R. Lerch, A. Kalangos (oral)

4- Utilisation de l’homogreffe valvulaire aortique dans l’endocardite valvulaire aortique adulte. D. Vala, P. Trigo-Trindade, A. Kalangos, R. Lerch, B. Faidutti.

5-  Résultats immédiats lors de la réparation de la valve tricuspide dans la malformation d’Ebstein. P. Trigo-Trindade, M. Beghetti, E. Jaeggi, I. Oberhansli, R. Lerch, B. Friedli, A. Kalangos

 

7- 7ème Congrès de l’union des sociétés chirurgicales suisses, 19-22 june 2002- Lausanne

1-Minimally invasive ASD repair through limited right anterolateral thoracotomy ; is it a worthy approach ? A. Panos, X. Orrit, A. Kalangos

2-Implantation d’homogreffe mitrale en position tricuspide pour endocardite tricuspidienne. A. Kalangos, J. Sierra, P. Trindidade, M. Beghetti, N. Lahlaidi, JT Christenson

3-Thromboendarteriectomie pulmonaire assistée par vidéo-angioscopie. M. Djebaili, A. Kalangos

 

8- Société suisse de cardiologie , socoiété suisse de chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasc et société suisse de médecine intesive 8-10 may 2003 Lausanne

1-Tricuspidalisation de la valve aortique bicuspide chez des patients ayant une insuffisance aortique importante. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, JT Christenson

2-Incompatibilité du groupe sanguin et dégénérescence rapide de l’homogreffe valvulaire. D. Vala, JT Christenson, E Jaeggi, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos

3-Maladie de Takayasu chez les enfants : faisabilité et résultats de chirurgie   J.Sierra, A. Buergge, JT Christenson, D. Didier, M. Beghetti, E Jaeggi, A. Kalangos

4-Le rôle du shunt provisioire dans la réparation de la coarctation aortique. N. lahlaidi, JT Christenson, J Sierra, M. Beghetti, D. Didier, B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos

5-L’utilisation de l’homogreffe valvulaire aortique pour opération de Bentall D Vala

J Christenson, J Sierra, T Trindade, D Didier, A. Kalangos

 

9- 7 joint scientific meeting , Faculties of Medicine Universities of Geneva and Lausanne 24 september 2003

1-Transit time flow measurements : from bench to bed-side B Walpoth, G Beldi, A Bosshard, O Hess, T Carrel ,A. Kalangos

2-Biodegradable vascular grafts as scaffold for vascular tissue engineering B Walpoth, J Duwe, E. Khabiri, E Ayuni, JC Pache, T Carrel, A. Kalangos, GL Bowlin

 

10- Société suisse de cardiologie, société suisse d’angiologie, June 2004, Basel

1-Perioperative plasma cardiac troponin I and N-terminal pro-brain natiuretic peptide profile in children with rheumatic valvular disease and congestive heart failure undergoing surgery. P Tissières, Y. Aggoun, J. Sierra, N. Mensi, E. da Cruz, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti

2-Remodelling of the right ventricular infundibular region in tetralogy of fallot involves proliferation and apoptosis. P Trigo Trindade, C. Morandi, S. Clément, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, M. Brink

3-Congenital pulmonary and systemic venous anomalies : MRI and MRA evaluation L. Spadola, M. Beghetti, P. Trigo-trindade, A. Kalangos, D. Didier

4-Comparison of pre-, per- and post-operative flow measurements between Cardiosonix Quantix/OR and Cardiosonix Quantix/ND in the pig model. M. Cikirikcioglu, M. Djebaili, E. Khabiri, N. Popova, Y. Aggoun, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth

 

11- 2ème Congrès annuel commun de la société suisse de chirurgie et de la société suisse de chirurgie thoracique et cardio-vasculaire

1-Prevention of surgical pericardial adhesions after implantation of a biodegradable hydrogel E. Khabiri, B. walpoth, D. Morel, A. Kalangos

2-Risk of embolization at aortic cross clamping ? Intra aortic filter captures particulate emboli J. Christenson, D. Vala, J. Sierra, A. Kalangos

3-Vascular Tissue engineering using synthetic biodegradable scaffolds B. walpoth, L. Karrer, E. Khabiri, M. Cikirikcioglu, JC Pache, A. Kalangos, GL. Bowlin

 

12- Congrès commun de la société suisse de cardiologie et chirurgie cardio-vasculaire Lausanne, june 2005

1-Faut-il plicaturer la chambre atrialisée dans les types C et D de la maladie d’Ebstein ? A. Kalangos, D. Vala, J. Sierra, M.Beghetti

2-Combined surgical and endovascular treatment of acute type A dissection A. Panos, G. Khatchatourov, D. Vala, A. Kalangos

3-Moderate hypothermia without circulatory arrest of the brain for aortic arch surgery in acute type A aortic dissection A. Panos, G. Khatchatourov, D. Vala, A. Kalangos

4-Outcomes of extracorporeal life support at Geneva’s Children’s University Hospital E. Da Cruz, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos, J. Sierra, Y. Aggoun, W. Habre, C. Tissot, M. Berner, P. Rimensberger (poster)

 

13- SSCTCV Zurich june 2005 (Kardiovasculare Medizin 2005 ;8 : suppl 8)

1-Homologous albumin for prevention of postoperative pericardial adhesions in the rabbit and pig models E. Khabiri, K. Djebaili, M. Cikirikcioglu, JC Pachhe, D Morel, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth

2-Novel titanium coated ePTFE grafts : preliminary experimental results M. Cikirikcioglu, N. Sedelnikov, B. Cikirikcioglu, JC Pache, A. Antal, OM Hess, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth

3- Biodegradable poly-dioxanone grafts for replacement of the abdominal aorta in the rat model. M. Cikirikcioglu, G. Bowlin, YB Cikirikcioglu, K. Djebaili, T. Tatar, A. Kalangos, B. Walpoth                                 

              

14- Annual Meeting of Swiss Society for Surgery and Swiss Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 8-10, June, 2005, Zurich.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Bowlin G, Cikirikcioglu YB, Djebaili K, Tatar T, Kalangos A, Walpoth B. Biodegradable poly-diaxonone grafts for replacement of the abdominal aorta in the rat model.

 

15- Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Cardiology 15-17, June, 2005, Lausanne.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Sedelnikov N, Cikirikcioglu YB, Khabiri E, Pache JC, Antal A, Hess OM, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Novel titanium coated ePTFE grafts: Preliminary experimental results.

2- Khabiri E, Djebaili MK, Cikirikcioglu M, Pache JC, Morel D, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Homologous albumin for prevention of postoperative pericardial adhesions in the rabbit and pig model.

 

16- 9th Joint Sceintific Meeting, Faculties of Medicine, Universities of Geneva and Lausanne, 2, November, 2005, Changins, Switzerland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Yang S, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Could intraluminal injection of bone-marrow stem-cells improve synthetic vascular graft healing?

2- Yang S, Cikirikcioglu M, Tille JC, Pache JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Laser enhanced cell therapy for muscle regeneration in the rat.

3- Cikirikcioglu M, Bowlin G, Cikirikcioglu B, Tille JC, Pache JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Midterm results of PDS based degradable synthetic vascular prosthesis in the rat model.

4- Osorio-da Cruz S, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Validation of various blood flowmeters in an artificial circuit as a”3R” concept.

5- Osorio-da Cruz S, Aggoun Y, Cikirikcioglu M, Khabiri E, Djebaili MK, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Linear vascular Doppler ultrasound (LVDU): a reliable and promising non invasive tool for assessment, follow up and quality control after vascular surgery.

 

17- Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Cardiology, 7-9, June, 2006, Basel, Switzerland.

1- Yang S, Cikirikcioglu M, Tille JC, Pache JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Stem cell enhanced laser myocardial revascularisation.

2- Cikirikcioglu M, Sedelnikov N, Cruz SO, Khabiri E, Antal A, Tille JC, Hess OM, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Improved neo-endothelialization of cardiovascular implants by titanium coating.

3- Cikirikcioglu M, Christenson JC, Vala D, Buerge A, Didier D, Beghetti M, Jaeggi E, Kalangos A. Long-term outcome after surgery and interventional procedures for management of Takayasu’s arteritis in children.

4- Cikirikcioglu M, Sierra J, Vala D, Pomar J, Mestres C, Albanese S,  Jhurry D, Walpoth B, Kalangos A. Feasibility and efficacy assessment of new biodegradable annuloplasty ring in the porcine model.

 

18- 93rd Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Surgery and 4th Annual Meeting of Swiss Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 21-23, June, 2006, Lugano, Switzerland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Cikirikcioglu YB, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth B. Does size matter: Better endothelialization in well matched ePTFE grafts.

2- Cikirikcioglu M, Pektok E, Sierra J, Aggoun Y, Habre W, Begheti M, Da Cruz E, Kalangos A. Extra-corporeal life support in pediatric postcardiotomy heart failure: Geneva Experience.

3- Pektok E, Cikirikcioglu M, Djebaili MK, Sierra J, Kalangos A. Bridge to recovery or transplantation: Pulsatile, penumatic, extra-corporeal ventricular assist device (EXCOR-Berlin Heart) application.

4- Pektok E, Osorio-da Cruz S, Cikirikcioglu M, Tatar T, Reuse J, Richard G, Deschenaux R, Lozano E, Nowicki B, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH.  In vitro and in vivo testing of transit-time flow meters for the assessment of intraoperative cardiac output.

5- Cikirikcioglu M, Yang S, Tille JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Intraoperative bone marrow stem cell seeding of vascular grafts.

6- Cikirikcioglu M, Bowlin G, Cikirikcioglu B, Tille JC, Pache JC, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Degradable synthetic (PDS based) electrospun scaffolds: Assessment as an arterial graft in the rat model.

7- Cikirikcioglu M, Khabiri E, Antal A, Tille JC, Da Cruz SO, Kalangos A, Walpoth BH. Effect of continous or interrupted anastomosis technique on angiographic and morphologic results in small diameter ePTFE grafts.

 

19- Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Cardiology, 13-15, June, 2007, Geneva, Switzerland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Karaca S, Walpoth B, Kalangos A. Mitral annuloplasty with a biodegradable ring in the adults: Assessment of feasibility and intra-operative performance.

 

20- 94th Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Surgery and 5th Annual meeting of Swiss Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 13-15, June, 2007, Lausanne, Switzerland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Osorio-da Cruz S, Pektok E, Kalangos A. Can transit time flow measurement predict intra-operative bypass failure?

2- Pektok E, Cikirikcioglu M, Karaca S, Didier D, Kalangos A. Submitral left ventricular aneurysm: A rare but challenging pathology to treat.

3- Myers PO, Cikirikcioglu M, Da Cruz E, Beghetti M, Kalangos A. Extended resection and end-to-end surgical repair for aortic coarctation and hypoplastic aortic arch in infants.

4- Antal A, Cikirikcioglu M, Didier D, Kalangos A. Respiratory distress after surgery of right ventricular outflow tract pathologies: A word of caution for pseudoaneurysm development.

 

21- 8eme Congres de l`union des Societes Suisses des Maladies Vasculaires. 8-10, November, 2007, Lugano, Switzerland.

1- Mugnai D, Cikirikcioglu M, Tille JC, Pektok E, Kalangos A, Bowlin G, Walpoth BH. Experimental aortic replacement in a rat model with degradable synthetic vascular prosthesis: Angiographic results.

 

22- 95th Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Surgery and 6th Annual meeting of Swiss Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 28-30, May, 2008, Basel, Switzerland.

1- Cikirikcioglu M, Myers P, Pektok E, Kalangos A. How to do it: Tricuspid valve repair with a biodegradable annuloplasty ring for Ebstein’s anomaly.

2-Myers P, panos A, Fasa A, Kalangos A. Life-threating pulmonary embolism associated with a thrombus straddling a patent foramen ovale.

3-Myers Po, Kalangos A, Terraz S. Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm masquerading as phlegmesia cerulae

4- Walpoth B, Kalangos A. Could intraluminal mesenchymal stem cells seeding improve synthetic biodegrdable vascular graft healing?

 

23- Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Cardiology, 28-30, May, 2008 Bern, Switzerland.

1- Myers P, Aristottelis P, Cikirikcioglu M, Kalangos A. Absorbable annuloplasty ring in the tricuspid position: Initial clinical experience.

2-Myers P, Bounameaux H, Panos A, Lerch R, Kalangos A. Impending paradoxical embolism: systematic review of prognostic factors and treatment

 

  • Meeting of the swiss societies of cardiology and cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, 11-12 june 2009, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Myers P, Cikirikcioglu M, Beghetti M, Sierra J, Aggoun Y, Tissot C, Kalangos A. Isolated non-Ebstein congenital tricuspid regurgitation : surgical anatomy and mid-term results
  • Panos A, Myers P, Kalangos A. Thoracoscopic and robotic tricuspid valve annuloplasty with absorbable ring : initial experience
  • Myers P, Aggoun Y, Kalangos A, Sierra J, Beghetti M, Tissot C. Tetralogy of fallot with absent pulmonary valve, total anomalous pulmonary vennous connection and major systemic to pulmonary collateral artery

 

  • SWISS SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY –Lausanne 10-12 JUNE: 2010

 

 

I                  1-Isolated non-Ebstein congenital tricuspid regurgitation: surgical anatomy and mid-term results

P.O. Myers, M. Cikirikcioglu, M. Beghetti, J. Sierra, Y. Aggoun, C. Tissot, A. Kalangos

 

     2-Tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve, total anomalous pulmonary venous connection and major systemic to pulmonary collateral artery

P.O. Myers, Y. Aggoun, A. Kalangos, J. Sierra, M. Beghetti, C. Tissot

 

     3-Thoracoscopic and robotic tricuspid valve annuloplasty with absorbable ring: initial experience

  1. Panos, P.O. Myers, A. Kalangos

                                                                                        

 

  • Paclitaxel-eluting biodegradable coronary bypass grafts:

a step towards reduction of neointima formation?

Beat H. Walpoth, Francesco Innocente,  Delia Mandracchia; Erman Pektok, Benjamin Nottelet, Jean-Christophe Tille, Sarra de Valence, Afksendiyos Kalangos, Robert Gurny, Michael Moeller

                                                                                                              

 

 

  • SWISS SOCIETY OF SURGERY- Montreux 10-12 JUNE 2010

 

1-The importance of an International Hypothermia Registry for

improving the outcome of accidental hypothermia victims

Marie Meyer, Ebrahim Khabiri, Marc Licker, Yvan Gasche, Gerald Richard,

Afksendiyos Kalangos, Beat H. Walpoth