Martin Schweiger, MD, FEBS, Medical Univsity Graz, University Clinic for Surgery, Departemnt for Heart and Transplantationsurgery, Auenbruggerplatz 29, A-8036 Graz, Austria.
Since May.2008: Fellowship cardiac surgery at the Medical University Graz and the German Heart Institute Berlin (DHZB), Germany, Europe
Apr.2008: Consultant General Surgery; Emergency Physician
Since 2006: University Lectures for hemodynamic support systems, Transplantation surgery and medicine
Since 2002: Head of the Transplantation Coordination at the Medical University Graz
Achievement and Award
Book Chapter: Immunosuppressive therapy after cardiac transplantation (InTech - Open Access Publisher; in press)
Sep.2008: Fellow of the European Board of Surgery F.E.B.S. (Transplantation)
Aug.2003: Approval as certificated European Transplant Coordinator
Dez. 2009: Clinical Grant Austrian Society for Surgery
Noc.2009: Clinical Grant Austrian Society for Surgery
0ct.2009: Travel Grant Austrian Society for Organ Transplantation
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (Mechanical Circulatory support, 2012 Prague)
Annual meeting of the Society for cardiothoracic surgery Germany (Stuttgart 2011)
Feb.2010 – Aug. 2011: Fellowship cardiac surgery at the German Heart Institute Berlin (DHZB), Germany, Europe
Jan. 2008: Medical Observer Charitee Berlin Germany; (Living kidney transplantation)
Feb.2002: Fellowship Thomas Starzl Institute Pittsburgh, USA
-Mechanical Circulatory support in adults and children, focusing on new device technology like implantable biventricular assist devices, new approaches for minimal invasive implantation; Right ventricular failure and optional treatment before and after LVAD implantation; myocardial recovery and MCS explantation, indicators for myocardial recovery.
-Cardiac transplantation: non-invasive rejection monitoring, using marginal organ donors, different immunosuppressive regimes especially in children, transplantat vasculopathy and treatment.
-Cardiac Surgery: Congenital heart surgery and mechanical circulatory support in children