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Patrick Sulzgruber
Priv.-Doz. Patrick Sulzgruber, PhD, MBA,

Department of Medicine II (Division of Cardiology)
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

ORCID: 0000-0001-5146-0099
T +43 1 40400 73516

Further Information


Acute Coronary Syndrome; Atrial Fibrillation; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Heart Failure; T-Lymphocytes

Research interests

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Intravascular Imaging
  • Acute Coronar Syndrome
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Resuscitation Science
  • Heart Failure
  • Biomarker Research

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • Clinical Research
  • Local possibilities to perform ELISA, PCR, western blotting, flow cytometry, adhesion and chemotactic assays, reporter gene assays, basic histology and other.

Selected publications

  1. Sulzgruber, P. et al., 2019. Oral Anticoagulation in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 1. Eur Heart J. Available at:
  2. Sulzgruber, P. et al., 2015. Gender-related differences in elderly patients with myocardial infarction in a European Centre. European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 46(1), pp.60–69. Available at:
  3. Sulzgruber, P. et al., 2017. The impact of CD4+CD28null T-lymphocytes on atrial fibrillation and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 117(02), pp.349–356. Available at:
  4. Sulzgruber, P. et al., 2017. Long-term outcome and risk prediction in patients suffering acute myocardial infarction complicated by post-infarction cardiac rupture. International Journal of Cardiology, 227, pp.399–403. Available at:
  5. Sulzgruber, P. et al., 2016. Age-specific prognostication after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest – The ethical dilemma between “life-sustaining treatment” and “the right to die” in the elderly. European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, 6(2), pp.112–120. Available at: