Portrait von Dr. med. Ursula Tochtermann

Dr. med. Ursula Tochtermann

Oberärztin (Klinik für Herzchirurgie)
Koordinatorin (Interdisziplinäres Marfan-Zentrum)

Bereichsleiterin des Marfan-Zentrum, Qualitätssicherung



Kremer J, Preisner F, Dib B, Tochtermann U, Ruhparwar A, Karck M, Farag M (2019)

Aortic arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk technique - a single-center study.

J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Aug 1;14(1):147. doi: 10.1186/s13019-019-0969-9.



Schmidt C, Wiedmann F, Kallenberger SM, Ratte A, Schulte JS, Scholz B, Müller FU, Voigt N, Zafeiriou MP, Ehrlich JR, Tochtermann U, Veres G, Ruhparwar A, Karck M, Katus HA, Thomas D (2017)

Stretch-activated two-pore-domain (K2P) potassium channels in the heart: Focus on atrial fibrillation and heart failure.

Prog Biophys Mol Biol. 2017 Nov;130(Pt B):233-243. doi: 10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2017.05.004. Epub 2017 May 16.



Weiterer S, Schmidt K, Deininger M, Ulrich A, Tochtermann U, Eberhardt R, Hofer S, Weigand MA, Brenner T (2016)

[Complex control of the source of infection in sepsis : Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as a bridging concept for tracheal fistula repair in sepsis-associated ARDS].

Anaesthesist. 2016 Sep;65(9):696-702. doi: 10.1007/s00101-016-0212-1. Epub 2016 Sep 5. German.



Weymann A, Gertner V, Tochtermann U (2015)

Cardiac metastasis from a primary lung carcinoma.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2015 Nov;23(9):1135. doi: 10.1177/0218492314534253. Epub 2014 May 12. No abstract available.



Weymann A, Schmack B, Sabashnikov A, Bowles CT, Raake P, Arif R, Verch M, Tochtermann U, Roggenbach J, Popov AF, Simon AR, Karck M, Ruhparwar A (2014)

Central extracorporeal life support with left ventricular decompression for the treatment of refractory cardiogenic shock and lung failure.

J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Mar 29;9:60. doi: 10.1186/1749-8090-9-60.



Takahashi H, Arif R, Kallenbach K, Tochtermann U, Karck M, Ruhparwar A (2013)

Surgical treatment of aortic valve endocarditis with left ventricular-aortic discontinuity.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Jul;96(1):72-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.03.060. Epub 2013 May 11.


Weymann A, Schmack B, Okada T, Soós P, Istók R, Radovits T, Straub B, Barnucz E, Loganathan S, Pätzold I, Chaimow N, Schies C, Korkmaz S, Tochtermann U, Karck M, Szabó G (2013)

Reendothelialization of human heart valve neoscaffolds using umbilical cord-derived endothelial cells.

Circ J. 2013;77(1):207-16. Epub 2012 Sep 21.



Akhyari P, Mehrabi A, Adhiwana A, Kamiya H, Nimptsch K, Minol JP, Tochtermann U, Godehardt E, Weitz J, Lichtenberg A, Karck M, Ruhparwar A (2012)

Is simultaneous splenectomy an additive risk factor in surgical treatment for active endocarditis?

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012 Dec;397(8):1261-6. doi: 10.1007/s00423-012-0931-y. Epub 2012 Mar 1.


Ghodsizad A, Farag MB, Ungerer M, Karck M, Tochtermann U, Ruhparwar A (2012)

Modified reposition of the JOTEC prosthesis in the frozen elephant trunk procedure.

Heart Surg Forum. 2012 Apr;15(2):E90-1. doi: 10.1532/HSF98.20111137.


Weymann A, Schmack B, Rosendal C, Rauch H, Karck M, Tochtermann U, Szabó G (2012)

Tricuspid valve endocarditis with septic pulmonary emboli in a drug addict.

Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012;18(5):481-4. Epub 2012 Mar 24.



Gertner V, Bordel V, Tochtermann U, Kallenbach K, Verch M, Ungerer M, Piontek P, Arif R, Hasani MR, Takahashi H, Farag M, Ruhparwar A, Karck M, Ghodsizad A, Hasani AR (2010)

Management of biventricular assist device implantation in patients with necrotic pancreatitis.

Heart Surg Forum. 2010 Dec;13(6):E413-4. doi: 10.1532/HSF98.20101067.


Mayer C, Frank C, Frank D, Tochtermann U, Rehnitz C, Grenacher L, Hardt SE, Katus HA, Mereles D (2010)

Left atrial wall dissection, mitral valve prosthesis dehiscence and pericardial hematoma: complex findings after successful cardiac resuscitation.

Clin Res Cardiol. 2010 Jan;99(1):57-8. doi: 10.1007/s00392-009-0087-0. Epub 2009 Nov 1. No abstract available.


Koch A, Mechtersheimer G, Tochtermann U, Karck M (2010)

Ruptured pseudoaneurysm of the pulmonary artery--rare manifestation of a primary pulmonary artery sarcoma.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Jan;10(1):120-1. doi: 10.1510/icvts.2009.219840. Epub 2009 Oct 14.



Osswald BR, Tochtermann U, Keller S, Badowski-Zyla D, Gegouskov V, Thomas G, Jakob HG, Hagl S (2009)

Myocardial infarction: an important factor for surgical decision making?

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Apr;57(3):130-4. doi: 10.1055/s-2008-1039104. Epub 2009 Mar 27.


Osswald BR, De Simone R, Most S, Tochtermann U, Tanzeem A, Karck M (2009)

High defibrillation threshold in patients with implantable defibrillator: how effective is the subcutaneous finger lead?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2009 Mar;35(3):489-92. doi: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2008.10.021. Epub 2009 Jan 14.


Osswald BR, Gegouskov V, Badowski-Zyla D, Tochtermann U, Thomas G, Hagl S, Blackstone EH (2009)

Overestimation of aortic valve replacement risk by EuroSCORE: implications for percutaneous valve replacement.

Eur Heart J. 2009 Jan;30(1):74-80. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehn523. Epub 2008 Nov 24.



Sommer CM, Heye T, Stampfl U, Tochtermann U, Radeleff BA, Kauczor HU, Richter GM (2008)

Septic rupture of the ascending aorta after aortocoronary bypass surgery.

J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Dec 16;3:64. doi: 10.1186/1749-8090-3-64.



Gegouskov V, Tochtermann U, Badowski-Zyla D, Thomas G, Hagl S, Osswald B (2007)

Long-term results after coronary artery reconstructive surgery.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Aug;55(5):293-7



Koch A, Tochtermann U, Remppis A, Dengler TJ, Schnabel PA, Hagl S, Sack FU (2006)

The Eurotransplant High-Urgency Heart Transplantation Program: an option for patients in acute heart failure?

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Sep;54(6):414-7.


Osswald BR, Tochtermann U, Tanzeem A, Hagl S (2006)

Minimal touch surgical implantable cardioverter defibrillator implantations.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2006 Aug;5(4):343-4. Epub 2006 Apr 7.


Osswald B, Tochtermann U, Badowski-Zyla D, Thomas G, Hagl S  (2006)

Coronary reconstructive surgery versus coronary artery bypass grafting--a documentation gap.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 Jun;54(4):239-43.



Osswald BR, Tochtermann U, Schweiger P, Göhring D, Thomas G, Vahl CF, Hagl S; HVMD Study Group (2002)

Minimal early mortality in CABG--simply a question of surgical quality?

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2002 Oct;50(5):276-80.


Osswald BR, Tochtermann U, Thomas G, Vahl CF, Hagl S; HVMD Study Group (2002)

[Stability of the Euro-score as an identification tool for patient risk groups -- dependency of the applied documentation system].

Z Kardiol. 2002 Feb;91(2):125-30. German.


Osswald BR, Tochtermann U, Thomas G, Vahl CF, Hagl S; und die HVMD Study Group (2002)

Stabilität des Euro-Score als Instrument zur Identifikation von Patientenrisikogruppen - Abhängigkeit des verwendeten Dokumentationssystems.

Z Kardiol. 2002 Feb;91(2):125-30. doi: 10.1007/s003920200001. German.



Osswald BR, Tochtermann U, Schweiger P, Thomas G, Vahl CF, Hagl S (2001)

Does the completeness of revascularization contribute to an improved early survival in patients up to 70 years of age?

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Dec;49(6):373-7.


Osswald BR, Blackstone EH, Tochtermann U, Schweiger P, Thomas G, Vahl CF, Hagl S (2001)

Does the completeness of revascularization affect early survival after coronary artery bypass grafting in elderly patients?

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2001 Jul;20(1):120-5, discussion 125-6.



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.


Osswald BR, Tochtermann U, Schweiger P, Thomas C, Göhring D, Vahl CF, Hagl S (2000)

Target, application, and interpretation of scores and alternative methods for risk assessment in cardiac surgery.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2000 Apr;48(2):72-8.



Osswald BR, Blackstone EH, Tochtermann U, Thomas G, Vahl CF, Hagl S (1999)

The meaning of early mortality after CABG.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1999 Apr;15(4):401-7.


Osswald BR, Tochtermann U, Thomas G, Vahl CF, Hagl S (1999)

Influence of follow-up response on risk-factor analysis.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 1999 Feb;47(1):32-7.


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, 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.


Herold U, Jakob H, Kamler M, Thiele R, Tochtermann U, Weinmann J, Motsch J, Gebhard MM, Hagl S (1998)

Interruption of bronchial circulation leads to a severe decrease in peribronchial oxygen tension in standard lung transplantation technique.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1998 Feb;13(2):176-83.



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

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.



Vahl CF, Tochtermann U, Gams E, Hagl S (1990)

Efficiency of a computer network in the administrative and medical field of cardiac surgery. Concept of and experience with a departmental system.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 1990;4(12):632-8.