Cardiac Surgery

Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Weymann

Deputy Department Head & Head of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery Section, Heart, Thorax-, Transplantation- and Vascular Surgery Department, Hannover Medical School

Experience  — 20 years
Conclusion time   — 14 Days

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Clinical focus

• Specialist in cardiac surgery
• Additional qualification in transplant medicine
• Additional qualification in cardiac surgical intensive care medicine
• Master of Health Business Administration (MHBA)
• DGTHG certificate for transplant surgery of the thoracic organs


Research priorities
• Head of translational basic research
• Tissue engineering, organ protection, Langendorff Perfusion
• Heart and lung transplantation, mechanical circulatory support
• ARDS, cardiac imaging, outcome analysis
• Deep digital phenotyping, digital twin

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Professor Weymann now works in Hannover

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In April 2023, one of our top experts became the head of minimally invasive heart surgery in a world-class clinic in northern Germany.

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Heart catheter pros and cons

When is cardiac catheterization necessary? What are the diagnostic and therapeutic uses of this method? Can coronarography be performed in all cases, or is a differentiated approach preferable? Leading German cardiologists answer all these questions in this article.

Coronary angioplasty and stenting

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Coronary angioplasty and stenting is a method of treating coronary artery disease by restoring blood flow in the narrowed vessel that supplies blood to the heart. A heart catheterization is used to determine whether the procedure is indicated in each particular case.

Heart valve surgery: current approaches

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An artificial heart valve is a genuinely handmade work, a true masterpiece of doctor and scientist work. These implants, which are created by long and painstaking effort, save lives when one's own organ ceases to perform its natural "gateway" function. Thanks to innovative techniques, an increasing number of patients can now benefit from heart valve surgery.

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