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Patrick Sulzgruber Patrick Sulzgruber, MD, PhD, MBA, FESC

Department of Medicine II (Division of Cardiology)
Position: Lecturer

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

Further Information


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

Research group(s)

  • Laboratory of Prof. Johann Wojta - Working Group of Prof. Alexander Niessner

Research interests

  • Atrial Fibrillation,
  • Resuscitation Science,
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome,
  • Heart Failure,
  • T-Lymphocytes

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., 2016. Long-term outcome and risk prediction in patients suffering acute myocardial infarction complicated by post-infarction cardiac rupture. International Journal of Cardiology. 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., 2016. The impact of CD4+CD28null T-lymphocytes on atrial fibrillation and mortality in patients with chronic heart failure. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 117(2). Available at:
  4. Sulzgruber, P. et al., 2015. Survivors of cardiac arrest with good neurological outcome show considerable impairments of memory functioning. Resuscitation, 88, pp.120-125. 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. Available at: