Algorithms; Artificial Organs; Biomedical Engineering; Cardiac surgery; Cardiovascular System; Outpatients; Patient Outcome Assessment
- Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Cardiovascular Research
Head: Johann Wojta
Research Area: The Ludwig-Boltzmann-Cluster for Cardiovascular Research focuses on interdisciplinary research of therapies for cardiovascular diseases.
- Cardiovascular Dynamics and Artificial Organs
Research Area: The Working Group deals with investigation, development and simulation of cardiovascular devices and hemodynamics for diagnostic and therapeutic tools.
Mechanical Circulatory Suppport
- Hemocompatibility, Anticoagulation Therapy
- Human factors engineering of VAD peripheral components and eye tracking supported simulation studies
- Development of a standardized telephone intervention algorithm for improved VAD outpatient survival
- Outcomes research and non-invasive monitoring of VAD patients
- Cold atmospheric plasma for the treatment of driveline infections
- Semi-Invasive cardiac output monitoring based on pulse contour analysis
- 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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2023.09.011.
- 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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10916-023-01950-3.
- 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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2022.12.015.
- Schlöglhofer, T. et al. (2023) ‘Quality of Anticoagulation With Phenprocoumon and Warfarin in Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients: A Multicenter Study’, ASAIO Journal, 69(6), pp. 595–601. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/mat.0000000000001895.
- Schlöglhofer, T. et al. (2022) ‘Inflow cannula position as risk factor for stroke in patients with HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist devices’, Artificial Organs, 46(6), pp. 1149–1157. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/aor.14165.