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Philipp Angleitner
Dr. Philipp Angleitner

Department of Surgery (Division of Cardiac Surgery)
Position: Doctor-in-training

ORCID: 0000-0002-8378-0633


Cardiac surgery; Heart Transplantation

Research group(s)

  • Heart Transplantation (Ao.Univ.-Prof. Andreas Zuckermann)
    Emilio Osorio

Research interests

Heart Transplantation:

Analysis of donor variables and their influence on mortality and morbidity following adult orthotopic heart transplantation is at the core of my current research efforts. The basis for my analyses is a recipient and donor database using patients of the Heart Transplant Program Vienna.

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • Retrospective database analyses

Selected publications

  1. Angleitner, P. et al., 2017. High-dose catecholamine donor support and outcomes after heart transplantation. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Available at:
  2. Andreas, M. et al., 2017. Increased Thromboembolic Events With Dabigatran Compared With Vitamin K Antagonism in Left Ventricular Assist Device PatientsCLINICAL PERSPECTIVE. Circulation: Heart Failure, 10(5), p.e003709. Available at:
  3. Aliabadi-Zuckermann, A.Z. et al., 2018. Donor heart selection and outcomes: An analysis of over 2,000 cases. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. Available at:
  4. Angleitner, P. et al., 2016. Watershed of veno-arterial extracorporeal life support. European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 50(4), pp.785-785. Available at:
  5. Riebandt, J. et al., 2017. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for right ventricular failure after left ventricular assist device implantation . European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 53(3), pp.590-595. Available at: