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Gregor Widhalm
Gregor Widhalm, MSc

Department of Cardiac Surgery
Position: Research Assistant

ORCID: 0000-0003-4762-5035
T +43 1 40400 27280


Artificial Organs; Assisted Circulation; Biomedical Engineering; Cardiac surgery; Cardiovascular System; Heart; Heart Failure; Patient Outcome Assessment

Research group(s)

Selected publications

  1. Widhalm, G. et al. (2023) ‘Human Factors Evaluation of HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device Peripherals: An Eye Tracking Supported Simulation Study’, Journal of Medical Systems, 47(1). Available at:
  2. Schlöglhofer, T. et al. (2023) ‘HeartMate 3 Snoopy: Non-invasive cardiovascular diagnosis of patients with fully magnetically levitated blood pumps during echocardiographic speed ramp tests and Valsalva maneuvers’, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation [Preprint]. Available at:
  3. Schlöglhofer, T. et al. (2023) ‘It’s not only the pump: Assessment of human factors of wearable components and user experience of patients with left ventricular assist devices’, The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 42(4), pp. 466–477. Available at:
  4. Maw, M. et al. (2022) ‘A Sensorless Modular Multiobjective Control Algorithm for Left Ventricular Assist Devices: A Clinical Pilot Study’, Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine, 9. Available at:
  5. Widhalm, G. et al. (2023) ‘CARD1: Human Factors Evaluation of HeartMate 3 LVAD Peripherals: Insights gained from an Eye Tracking based Simulation Study’, ASAIO Journal, 69(Supplement 2), pp. 54–54. Available at: