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Detail Katrin Schwameis

Department of General Surgery (Division of Visceral Surgery)
Position: Consultant

ORCID: 0000-0003-4174-472X
T +43 1 0140400/35950


Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

Research interests

Esophageal motility disorders (IEM, DES, Achalasia Type I-III), esophageal functioning testing (HRM, pH-testing), development of Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma, gastroesophageal reflux disease, GIST, gastric cancer

Selected publications

  1. Schwameis, K. et al., 2016. Post-Nissen Dysphagia and Bloating Syndrome: Outcomes After Conversion to Toupet Fundoplication. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 21(3), pp.441-445. Available at:
  2. Drahos, J. et al., 2015. MicroRNA Profiles of Barrett�s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Differences in Glandular Non-native Epithelium. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, 25(3), pp.429-437. Available at:
  3. Schwameis, K. et al., 2017. Outcome with Primary En-bloc Esophagectomy for Submucosal Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 24(13), pp.3921-3925. Available at:
  4. Schwameis, K. et al., 2017. Esophageal adenocarcinoma stage III: Survival based on pathological response to neoadjuvant treatment. Surgical Oncology, 26(4), pp.522-526. Available at:
  5. Schwameis, K. et al., 2017. Is pH Testing Necessary Before Antireflux Surgery in Patients with Endoscopic Erosive Esophagitis? Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 22(1), pp.8-12. Available at: