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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

Research group(s)

Selected publications

  1. Escher, A. et al. (2022) ‘Hemolytic Footprint of Rotodynamic Blood Pumps’, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 69(8), pp. 2423–2432. Available at:
  2. Escher, A. et al. (2022) ‘A Cavopulmonary Assist Device for Long-Term Therapy of Fontan Patients’, Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 34(1), pp. 238–248. 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. 1821–1836. Available at:
  4. 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:
  5. 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. 1519-1527.e1. Available at: