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Andreas Escher
Andreas EscherPhD Candidate

Department of Cardiac Surgery
Position: PHD Student

ORCID: 0000-0003-0325-5597


Artificial Organs; Biomedical Engineering; Cardiovascular Diseases; Cardiovascular System; Heart Failure

Selected publications

  1. Escher, A. et al., 2021. A Cavopulmonary Assist Device for Long-Term Therapy of Fontan Patients. Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Available at:
  2. Strauch, C. et al., 2021. Validation of Numerically Predicted Shear Stress-dependent Dissipative Losses Within a Rotary Blood Pump. ASAIO Journal, Publish Ahead of Print. Available at:
  3. Escher, A. et al., 2020. A Valveless Pulsatile Pump for Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Hemo- and Fluid Dynamic Feasibility. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 48(6), pp.1821,
  4. Granegger, M. et al., 2020. Blood trauma potential of the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device in pediatric patients. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 159(4), pp.1519,
  5. Vellguth, K. et al., 2020. Intraventricular flow features and cardiac mechano-energetics after mitral valve interventions – feasibility of an isolated heart model. Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, 6(1). Available at: