Portrait von Dr. med. Christian Sebening
Dr. med. Christian Sebening

Oberarzt (Klinik für Herzchirurgie)

Ärztlicher / Beruflicher Werdegang

Facharzt für Herzchiurgie

Facharzt für Chirurgie

Zusätzliche Zertifikationen

  • Zertifikat für Kinderherzchirurgie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Thorax-, Herz- und Gefäßchirurgie
  • Dozent für Kinderherzchirurgie an der European School for Cardio- Thoracic Surgery in Bergamo der European Association for Cardio- Thoracic Surgery (EACTS)


  • Facharzt für Herzchirurgie
  • Facharzt für Chirurgie

Klinischer Zuständigkeitsbereich

Der Mittelpunkt der medizinischen Tätigkeit innerhalb der Klinik für Herzchirurgie ist die operative Versorgung von Patienten jeder Alterstufe mit angeborenen Herzfehlern, das gesamte Spektrum dieses Spezialgebietes, mit allen diesbezüglichen Eingriffen am geschlossenen und offenen Herzen.



Pleger ST, Geis N, Kreusser M, Abu-Sharar H, Sebening C, Szabo G, Katus HA, Raake PWJ (2021)

Percutaneous mitral valve repair in recurrent severe mitral valve regurgitation after mitral annuloplasty : MitraClip-in-the-ring as a complementary strategy.

Herz. 2021 Apr;46(Suppl 1):54-60.doi: 10.1007/s00059-019-04868-0. Epub 2019 Nov 26.



Weymann A, Sebening C (2019)

A rare, combined cardiac and hepatic crossbow injury.

Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;20 Suppl:813-5. doi: 10.5761/ Epub 2013 Jan 31.



Kölker S, Eichhorn J, Sebening C, Klein B, Springer W, Bopp C, Rauch H (2013)

Perioperative management of a child with glutaric aciduria type I undergoing cardiac surgery.

A A Case Rep. 2013 Oct;1(1):5-7. doi: 10.1097/ACC.0b013e31828d6743.



Loukanov T, Bucsenez D, Springer W, Sebening C, Rauch H, Roesch E, Karck M, Gorenflo M (2011)

Comparison of inhaled nitric oxide with aerosolized iloprost for treatment of pulmonary hypertension in children after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.

Clin Res Cardiol. 2011 Jul;100(7):595-602. doi: 10.1007/s00392-011-0284-5. Epub 2011 Feb 13.


Loukanov T, Hoss K, Tonchev P, Klimpel H, Arnold R, Sebening C, Karck M, Gorenflo M (2011)

Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphism (Glu298Asp) and acute pulmonary hypertension post cardiopulmonary bypass in children with congenital cardiac diseases.

Cardiol Young. 2011 Apr;21(2):161-9. doi: 10.1017/S1047951110001630. Epub 2010 Dec 10.



Ley S, Loukanov T, Ley-Zaporozhan J, Springer W, Sebening C, Sommerburg O, Hagl S, Gorenflo M (2010)

Long-term outcome after external tracheal stabilization due to congenital tracheal instability.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Mar;89(3):918-25. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.11.066.



Meister M, Kahl P, Muley T, Morresi-Hauf A, Sebening C, Kern MA, Breinig M, Schnabel P, Dienemann H, Schirmacher P, Rieker RJ (2009)

Expression and mutational status of PDGFR in thymic tumours.

Anticancer Res. 2009 Oct;29(10):4057-61.


Loukanov TS, Sebening C, Springer W, Hagl S, Karck M, Gorenflo M (2009)

The evolution of the pulmonary arterial sling syndrome, with particular reference to the need for reoperations because of untreated tracheal stenosis.

Cardiol Young. 2009 Sep;19(5):446-50. doi: 10.1017/S1047951109990576. Epub 2009 Aug 7.



Loukanov T, Arnold R, Gross J, Sebening C, Klimpel H, Eichhorn J, Hoss K, Ulmer HE, Kark M, Gorenflo M (2008)

Endothelin-1 and asymmetric dimethylarginine in children with left-to-right shunt after intracardiac repair.

Clin Res Cardiol. 2008 Jun;97(6):383-8. doi: 10.1007/s00392-008-0645-x. Epub 2008 Feb 22.


Hagl S, Sebening C, Springer W, Loukanov T (2008)

Modified sliding tracheal plasty using the bridging bronchus for repair of long-segment tracheal stenosis.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Mar;85(3):1118-20. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2007.08.003.


Loukanov T, Sebening C, Springer W, Khalil M, Ulmer HE, Hagl S, Karck M, Gorenflo M (2008)

Replacement of valved right ventricular to pulmonary artery conduits: an observational study with focus on right ventricular geometry.

Clin Res Cardiol. 2008 Mar;97(3):169-75. Epub 2007 Nov 28.


Arnold R, Ley-Zaporozhan J, Ley S, Loukanov T, Sebening C, Kleber JB, Goebel B, Hagl S, Karck M, Gorenflo M (2008)

Outcome after mechanical aortic valve replacement in children and young adults.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Feb;85(2):604-10. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2007.10.035.



Loukanov T, Gorenflo M, Sebening C, Springer W, Eichhorn J, Ulmer H, Hagl S (2007)

Surgical treatment of long-segment tracheal anomalies in infants and children.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Sep;55(6):375-9.


Loukanov T, Sebening C, Gorenflo M, Hagl S (2007)

Management of congenital tracheal stenosis in infancy.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2007 Feb;31(2):331. Epub 2006 Nov 29. No abstract available.



Ullmann MV, Gorenflo M, Bolenz C, Sebening C, Goetze M, Arnold R, Ulmer HE, Hagl S (2006)

Late results after extended pulmonary artery reconstruction in the arterial switch operation.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Jun;81(6):2259-66.


Gorenflo M, Sebening C, Ulmer HE (2006)

Anomalous connection of the right superior caval vein to the morphologically left atrium.

Cardiol Young. 2006 Apr;16(2):184-6.



Loukanov T, Sebening C, Springer W, Ulmer H, Hagl S (2005)

Simultaneous management of congenital tracheal stenosis and cardiac anomalies in infants.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2005 Dec;130(6):1537-41.


Koch A, Sebening C, DeSimone R, Jahn L, Sack FU, Hagl S (2005)

Coronary fistula of right coronary artery to vena cava superior and ectasia of pulmonary artery.

Z Kardiol. 2005 Dec;94(12):813-6.



Loukanov T, Sebening C, Springer W, Hagl S (2004)

A case of pulmonary artery sling associated with long-segment funnel trachea and bronchus suis.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Nov;78(5):1839-42.


Ullmann MV, Born S, Sebening C, Gorenflo M, Ulmer HE, Hagl S (2004)

Ventricularization of the atrialized chamber: a concept of Ebstein's anomaly repair.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 Sep;78(3):918-24; discussion 924-5.



Ullmann MV, Gorenflo M, Sebening C, Ulmer HE, Hagl S (2003)

Long-term results after repair of truncus arteriosus communis in neonates and infants.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Aug;51(4):175-9.


Ullmann MV, Gorenflo M, Sebening C, Lange R, Jakob HG, Ulmer HE, Hagl S (2003)

Long-term results after reconstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract by aortoventriculoplasty.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Jan;75(1):143-6.



Gorenflo M, Ullmann M, Sebening C, Brockmeier K, Hagl S, Ulmer HE, Otto HF, Schnabel PA (2002)

The index of pulmonary vascular disease in children with congenital heart disease: relationship to clinical and haemodynamic findings.

Virchows Arch. 2002 Sep;441(3):264-70. Epub 2002 May 30.


Sebening C, Gorenflo M, Ulmer HE, Brockmeier K (2002)

Myocardial bridging of the anterior interventricular coronary artery in the setting of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in children and adolescents.

Cardiol Young. 2002 Jul;12(4):414-6. No abstract available.



Szabó G, Hackert T, Buhmann V, Graf A, Sebening C, Vahl CF, Hagl S (2001)

Downregulation of myocardial contractility via intact ventriculo--arterial coupling in the brain dead organ donor.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2001 Jul;20(1):170-6.


Szabo G, Buhmann V, Vahl CF, Sebening C, Hagl S (2001)

Endothelial function after brain death.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2001 Feb;20(2):153. No abstract available.



Szabó G, Hackert T, Sebening C, Melnitchuk S, Vahl CF, Hagl S (2000)

Role of neural and humoral factors in hyperdynamic reaction and cardiac dysfunction following brain death.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2000 Jul;19(7):683-93.


Sebening C, Jakob H, Tochtermann U, Lange R, Vahl CF, Bodegom P, Szabo G, Fleischer F, Schmidt K, Zilow E, Springer W, Ulmer HE, Hagl S (2000)

Vascular tracheobronchial compression syndromes-- experience in surgical treatment and literature review.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2000 Jun;48(3):164-74. Review.


Szabó G, Hackert T, Buhmann V, Sebening C, Vahl CF, Hagl S (2000)

Myocardial performance after brain death: studies in isolated hearts.

Ann Transplant. 2000;5(4):45-50.



Szabó G, Hackert T, Sebening C, Vahl CF, Hagl S (1999)

Modulation of coronary perfusion pressure can reverse cardiac dysfunction after brain death.

Ann Thorac Surg. 1999 Jan;67(1):18-25; discussion 25-6.


Szabó G, Sebening C, Hackert T, Hoffmann L, Sonnenberg K, Hagl C, Tochtermann U, Vahl CF, Hagl S (1999)

Influence of brain death and cardiac preservation on systolic and diastolic function and coronary circulation in the cross-circulated canine heart.

World J Surg. 1999 Jan;23(1):36-43.



Szabó G, Sebening C, Hackert T, Hoffmann L, Melnitchuk S, Vahl CF, Hagl S (1998)

The role of coronary perfusion changes in cardiac dysfunction associated with brain death.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1998 Dec;46(6):339-43.


Szabó G, Sebening C, Hackert T, Hagl C, Tochtermann U, Vahl CF, Hagl S (1998)

Effects of brain death on myocardial function and ischemic tolerance of potential donor hearts.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 1998 Sep;17(9):921-30.


Szabó G, Sebening C, Hagl C, Tochtermann U, Vahl CF, Hagl S (1998)

Right ventricular function after brain death: response to an increased afterload.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1998 Apr;13(4):449-58; discussion 458-9.



Hagl S, Jakob H, Sebening C, van Bodegom P, Schmidt K, Zilow E, Fleischer F, Ulmer H (1997)

External stabilization of long-segment tracheobronchomalacia guided by intraoperative bronchoscopy.

Ann Thorac Surg. 1997 Nov;64(5):1412-20; discussion 1421.


Hagl C, Szabó G, Sebening C, Tochtermann U, Vahl CF, Sonnenberg K, Hagl S (1997)

Is the brain death related endocrine dysfunction an indication for hormonal substitution therapy in the early period ?

Eur J Med Res. 1997 Oct 30;2(10):437-40.



Sebening C, Hagl C, Szabo G, Tochtermann U, Strobel G, Schnabel P, Amann K, Vahl CF, Hagl S (1995)

Cardiocirculatory effects of acutely increased intracranial pressure and subsequent brain death.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1995;9(7):360-72.



Roeslin N, Sebening C, Grangé D, Pillement P, Witz JP (1986)

[Complementary irradiation for bronchial cancer. Analysis of 294 cases].

Ann Chir. 1986 Mar;40(2):89-95. French. No abstract available.