Academic articles

1- Influence of aprotinin on early graft thrombosis in patients undergoing myocardial revascularization. A. Kalangos, G. Tayyareci, R. Prêtre, P. Di Dio, O. Sezerman.

Eur J Cardiothoracic Surgery 1994;8:651-656

Impact factor: 2.397


2- Successful surgical treatment of a coronary artery mycotic aneurysm. A. Kalangos, P. Julia, A. Ozler, V. Jebara, JN Fabiani, O. Sezerman.

Ann Thorac Surg 1994;58:1521-1523

Impact factor: 3.644


3- Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis following open heart surgery A. Kalangos, J Relland, S. Massonet- Castel, C. Acar, A. Carpentier.

Eur J Cardiothoracic Surg 1994;8:199-203

Impact factor: 2.397


4- Reversed flow in the internal carotid artery after occlusion of the common carotid artery. R. Prêtre, A. Kalangos, M. Bernardkiewicz, I. Bruschweiler, B. Faidutti. 

Thorac Cardiovasc Surgeon 1994; 42:358-360

Impact factor: 0.745


5- Tricuspid valve repair by septal or posterior leaflet transposition. A. Kalangos, A. Baldovinos, O. Sezerman, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg  1995;60:1807-1809

Impact factor: 3.644


6- Therapeutic implications for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis. A. Kalangos, J. Relland.

Ann Thorac Surg 1995;60:1159-1160

Impact factor: 3.644


7- Correction of pectus excavatum combined with open heart surgery in a patient with Marfan’s syndrome. A. Kalangos, D. Delay, N. Murith, R. Prêtre, I. Bruschweiler, B Faidutti. 

Thorac Cardiovasc Surgeon 1995;43:220-222

Impact factor: 0.745


8- Chirurgie reconstructrice de la valve mitrale en phase aiguë de l’endocardite bactérienne. A. Kalangos, C. Vuille, R. Prêtre, R. Lerch, B. Faidutti.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1995;125:1592-1596

Impact factor: 0.258


9- Systemic lupus erythematosus valvulitis:mitral valve replacement with a homograft. S. Chauvaud, A. Kalangos, AJ Berrebi, JAR Gaer, C. Acar, A. Carpentier.

Ann Thorac Surg 1995; 60:1803-1805

Impact factor: 3.644


10- Management of blunt injury of the popliteal artery.  R. Prêtre, I Bruschweiler, M. Bernarkiewicz, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti. 

Swiss Surg 1995;2:110-113

Impact factor: 0


11- Mitral Valve repair in lupus valvulitis. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, O. Sezerman.

J Heart Valve Disease 1995;4:202-207

Impact factor: 1.033


12- Successful repair of a right ventricular rupture at the atrioventricular groove.  A. Kalangos, N. Jornod, R. Rognon, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1996; 61:995-997

Impact factor: 3.664


13- Lower limb trauma with injury to the popliteal vessels. R. Prêtre, I. Bruschweiler, J Rossier, M. Chilcott, M. Bernarkiewicz, K. Kursteiner, A. Kalangos, P. Hoffmeyer, B. Faidutti.

J Trauma 1996;40:595-601

Impact factor: 1.498


14-Preliminary clinical results of biodegradable pericardial substitute implantation in pediatric open heart surgery. A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1996;112:1401-1402

Impact factor: 3.043


15- Anterior translocation of the right pulmonary artery to prevent bronchovascular compression in a case of truncus arteriosus and type A interrupted arch. R Prêtre, B. Friedli, JC. Rouge, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1996; 111:672-674

Impact factor: 3.043


16- Aortic dissection due to complete detachment of the left coronary ostium during percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, F. Chappuis, JC. Stajzel, B. Faidutti.

J Invasive Cardiol 1997;9:112-114

Impact factor: 0


17- An atypical aortic valve non bacterial thrombotic endocarditis in the course of multiple myeloma.  A. Kalangos, R. Prêtre, C. Girardet, F. Ricou, B. Faidutti.

Eur Heart J 1997;9:351-352

Impact factor: 9.8


18- Multiple-leaflet mitral valve as a rare cause of congenital mitral insufficiency. A. Kalangos, I. Oberhänsli, G. Khatchatourian, B. Friedli, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1997;63:1452-1455

Impact factor: 3.644


19- Floating thrombus in the ascending aorta: a rare cause of peripheral emboli. A. Kalangos, A. Baldovinos, C. Vuille, M. Montessuit, B. Faidutti.

J Vasc Surg 1997;26:150-154

Impact factor: 3.114


20- Disruption of the aortic arch convexity containing the innominate and the left common carotid arteries origin due to blunt trauma. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, R. Dechamboux, B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1997;114:129-131

Impact factor: 3.043


21- Fistules aorto-caves associées à un anévrysme de l’aorte abdominale: un défi diagnostic. M. Bernarkiewicz, R. Prêtre, A. Kalangos, G. Khatchatourian, B. Faidutti. 

Ann  Vasc Surg 1997;11:464-466

Impact factor: 1.169


22- Ruptured mediastinal bronchial artery aneurysm: A dilemma of diagnosis and therapeutic approach. A. Kalangos, G. Khatchatourian, A. Panos, B. Faidutti.

J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 1997;114:853-856

Impact factor: 3.043


23- Successful weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass after cardiac surgery using inhaled nitric oxide. T. Bichel, I. Spahr-Schopfer, M. Berner, E. Jaeggi, Y. Velkovski, B. Friedli,  A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti, JC. Rouge.

Paediatr Anaesth 1997; 7:335-339

Impact factor:  1.005


24- Left atrial myxoma presenting with myocardial infarction. A.Panos, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti.  

Int J Cardiol 1997;62:73-75

Impact factor: 0.973


25- L’insuffisance mitrale sévère avec FE inférieure à 40%: La chirurgie cardiaque est encore indiquée.  B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos, A. Baldovinos.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1997;127:2040-2045

Impact factor: 1.681


26- Successful Management of a Postinfarction left ventricular rupture using a sutureless technique with concomitant myocardial revascularization. A. Kalangos, A. Panos, P. Chatelain, D. Vala, P. Fromage, B. Faidutti.

J Card Surg 1997;12:243-246

Impact factor: 0.804


27- Hypoplasia of the posterior leaflet as a rare cause of congenital mitral insufficiency. A. Kalangos, I. Oberhansli, A. Baldovinos, M. Beghetti, B. Friedli, B. Faidutti.

J Card Surg 1997; 12: 339-342

Impact factor: 0.804


28- Leaflet’s free edge suspension for correction of aortic insufficiency with ventricular septal defect. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, N. Murith, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:566-568

Impact factor: 3.644


29- Conversion from routine CPB to centrifugal mechanical assist by transaortic inflow cannulation of the left ventricle. A. Kalangos, N. Murith, A. Baldovinos, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:1168-1170

Impact factor: 3.644


30- Benefits of intraoperative skin surface warming in cardiac surgical patients. L.  Hohn, A.  Schweizer,  A. Kalangos, D R. Morel, M. Bednarkiewicz, M. Licker.

Br J Anaesth 1998;80:318-323

Impact factor: 1.989


31- Common Coronary Ostium mimicking an aortic abscess in a case of bacterial endocarditis. C. Vuille, R. Lerch, P. Trigo-Trindade, A. Kalangos.

J Am Soc Echocardiol 1998;11:80-82

Impact factor: 1.636


32- Treatment of a persistent postoperative chylothorax  with somatostatin. P. Rimensberger, B. Müller-Schenker, A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66;253-254

Impact factor: 3.644


33- Traumatismes fermés de l’aorte abdominale-mise au point. M. Bednarkiewicz, G. Khatchatourian, N. Murith, A. Kalangos, M. Montessuit, I. Bruschweiler, B. Faidutti. Swiss Surg 1998;4:221-224

Impact factor: 0


34- Ruptured lumbar artery pseudoaneurysm: a diagnostic dilemma in retroperitoneal hemorrhage following abdominal trauma. A. Kalangos, B. Walder, B. Faidutti.

J Trauma 1998;45:829-832

Impact factor: 1.498


35- Acute occlusion of the thoracic aorta by calcified atherosclerosis. A. Kalangos.

Ann Intern Med 1998;129:750-751

Impact factor: 9.833


36- Double aortic arch. M. Beghetti, Ph. Bugmann, A. Kalangos.

J Pediatr 1998;133:799

Impact factor: 3.467


37- Successful palliation of acute superior vena cava obstruction after the Senning  operation. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, P. Rimensberger, E. Khabiri, D. Vala, B. Faidutti. Ann Thorac Surg 1998;66:1800-1802

Impact factor: 1.828


38- Technical implications regarding surgical removal of a floating thrombus located in the ascending aorta or in the aortic arch. A. Kalangos, D. Vala, M. Bednarkiewicz, B. Faidutti. Ann Vasc Surg 1999; 13: 115-120

Impact factor: 1.169


39- Can gastric intramucosal pH (pHi) predicts outcome of paediatric cardiac surgery? T. Bichel, A. Kalangos, JC Rouge.

Paediatr Anaesth 1999; 9:129-134

Impact factor: 1.005


40- Coronary artery bypass grafting using the descending branch of the lateral femoral circumflex artery as an arterial conduit: Is arteriographic evaluation necessary prior to its use? B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999;117:1229-1230

Impact factor: 3.043


41- Ascending aortic aneurysm associated with aortic insufficiency due to Takayasu’s arteritis in a child. A. Kalangos, A. Baldovinos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1999; 68:248-250

Impact factor: 3.644


42- Aortic  valve repair by cusp extension using fresh autologous pericardium in children suffering from rheumatic aortic insufficiency. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, A. Baldovinos, D. Vala, B. Mermillod, N. Murith, I. Oberhansli, B. Friedli. B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1999; 118: 225-236

Impact factor: 3.043


43- Hydropneumopericardium. M. Beghetti, M. Bednarkiewicz, A. Kalangos.

Cardiol Young 1999;9:589

Impact factor: 0.615


44- Unilateral total and contralateral partial pulmonary agenesis associated with total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage. V. Finci, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos, MA Bründler J Pediatr 1999;134: 510-512

Impact factor: 3.467


45- Diagnostic scanographique d’une tamponnade cardiaque. A. Panos, A. Kalangos Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1999;129:1510

Impact factor: 1.681


46- PTCA à haut risque assistée par l’Hémopompe 14F: l’expérience genevoise. A. Panos, A. Kalangos, P. Urban.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr 1999;129:1529-1534

Impact factor: 1.681


47- Partial left ventriculectomy combined with transmyocardial laser revascularization for end-stage dilated ischemic cardiomyopathy.  A. Kalangos, A. Schweizer, M. Licker, L. Sekoranja, B. Faidutti.

Ann Thorac Surg 1999;68:1397-1399

Impact factor: 3.644


48- Left coronary ostial stenosis caused by focal intimal fibrosis. A. Kalangos.

Ann Intern Med 1999;131;717

Impact factor: 9.833


49- Aorto-cutaneous fistula as a rare complication of localized chronic mediastinitis. A. Panos, A. Kalangos, N. Murith, B. Faidutti.

Thorac Cardiov Surg 1999;47: 335-337

Impact factor: 0.804


50- Massive thromboembolism due to transcatheter ASD closure with ASDOS device. G. Khatchatourov, A. Kalangos, P. Urban, A. Anwar, P De Moerloose, B. Friedli, B. Faidutti J Invasive Cardiol 1999;11:743-745

Impact factor: 0


51-Giant mediastinal bronchial artery aneurysm. A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg1999;68:1888-1889

Impact factor: 3.644


52- Early-onset familial dilatation of the ascending aorta.  M. Beghetti, B.Steinmann, D. Didier, A. Kalangos, A. Bottani. 

Cardiology 2000;92:68-70

Impact factor: 0.678


53- Aorticoright Atrial Tunnel. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, S. Chraibi, B. Faidutti. Ann Thorac Surg 2000; 69:635-637

Impact factor: 3.644


54- Anterior Mitral Leaflet prolapse as primary cause of pure rheumatic mitral insufficiency. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, E. Jaeggi, G. Kaya, V. Karpuz, N. Murith, B. Faidutti. 

Ann Thorac Surg 2000; 69: 755-761

Impact factor: 3.644


55- Aprotinin treatment does not impair renal haemodynamics and function after cardiac surgery. A. Schweizer, L. Höhn, D.R. Morel, A. Kalangos, M. Licker.

Br J Anesth 2000;84:16-22

Impact factor: 1.989


56- Etiology and management of pediatric cylothorax. M. Beghetti, G. LaScala, D. Belli, P. Bugmann, A. Kalangos, C. LeCoultre.

J Pediatr 2000;136:653-658

Impact factor: 3.467


57- Suivi des patients traités par conduits entre le ventricle droit et l’artère pulmonaire. S. Chraibi, M. Beghetti, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti, B. Friedli.

Arch Mal Coeur Vaisseaux 2000;93:527-532

Impact factor: 0.403


58- Is partially reversible pulmonary hypertension a contraindication for heart transplantation? A. Baldovinos, A. Kalangos, J Sierra, MJ. Licker, B. Faidutti.

Transplant Proc 2000;32: 468-469

Impact factor: 0.678


59- Aortic valve replacement using the freestyle stentless bioprosthesis with respect to spacial orientation of patients coronary ostia. A. Kalangos, P. Trigo-Trindade, D. Vala, A. Panos, B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2000;119:1185-1193

Impact factor: 3.043


60- How to avoid problems with  Freestyle valve implantation. A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg 2000;70: 1005-6

Impact factor: 3.644


61- Transaortic inflow and outflow cannula for centrifugal mechanical assistance. A. Kalangos.

Artif Organs 2000; 24: 757-60

Impact factor: 0.982


62- Oxidized low density lipoprotein is associated with apoptosis of vascular smooth muscle cells in human atherosclerotic plaques. Y. Okura, M. Brink, H. Itabe, KJ Scheidegger, A. Kalangos, P Delafontaine.

Circulation 2000; 102 :2680-6

Impact factor: 14.816


63- Utilité de l’examen clinique dans la recherche de foyers infectieux avant chirurgie cardiaque. N. Lardon, D. Quinodoz, A. Kalangos, P. Dulguerov.

Schweiz Med Wochenschr 2000; 130 (Suppl. 125) ; 11S-13S

Impact factor : 1.681


64- Inhaled nitric oxide versus aerosolized iloprost in secondary pulmonary hypertension  in children with congenital heart disease. PC Rimensberger, I. Sphar-Schopfer, M. Berner, E. Jaeggi, A. Kalangos, B. Friedli, M. Beghetti.

Circulation  2001 ;103 :544-8

Impact factor: 14.816


65- Pericardial reinforcement following partial atrial resection in idiopathic enlargement  of the right atrium. A. Kalangos, R. Ouaknine, S. Hulin, L. Cohen, Y Lecompte.

Ann Thorac Surg 2001; 71:737-8

Impact factor: 3.644


66- Epidural sufentanil during paediatric cardiac surgery: effects on metabolic response and postoperative course. T. Bichel, JC Rouge, S. Schlegel, I Spahr-Schopfer, A. Kalangos. 

Peadiatr Anaesth 2000;10: 609-17  

Impact factor: 1.005


67- Stentless bioprostheses should be properly adjusted according to the disposition of patient coronary ostia at both the inflow and outflow insertion levels. A. Kalangos.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  2001;121 : 818-9

Impact factor: 3.043


68- Surgical correction of aortic arch hypoplasia associated with crest-like protusion of superior arch wall and isthmic coarctation. A. Kalangos, J. Rubay, R. Ouaknine, N. Murith, L. Cohen, Y. Lecompte.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2001;121:996-8

Impact factor: 3.043


69-  The impact of double internal thoracic artery grafts on long-term outcomes in coronary artery bypass grafting. D. Danzer, JT Christenson, A. Kalangos, G. Khatchatourian, M. Bednarkiewicz, B. Faidutti.

Texas Heart Inst J  2001; 28 :89-95

Impact factor : 0.805


70- Interventricular septal enlargement for left atrioventricular valve replacement with a larger prosthesis. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, N. Murith, B. Faidutti.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg  2001 ; 122 :382-4

Impact factor: 3.043


71- Cardiac sarcoma originating from the tricuspid valve. A. Kalangos, J. Sierra, L. Hohn, A.M. Kurt, J. Girardet, D. Vala, B. Faidutti.

J Cardiac Surg 2001 ;16 :101-3

Impact factor : 0.804


72- Systemic-pulmonary artery shunt using a bovine mesenteric venous graft in newborns. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, D. Vala, B. Faidutti.

J Cardiac Surg 2001 ;15 : 239-43

Impact factor: 0.804


73– Hearts for All : A humanitarian association for the promotion of cardiology and cardiac surgery in developing countries A. Kalangos

Ann Thorac Surg 2002 ;73 :341-2

Impact factor : 3.664


74- How to diminish reoperation rates after initial repair of tetralogy of Fallot ? B. Faidutti, J T Christenson, M. Beghetti, B. Friedli, A. Kalangos.

Ann Thorac Surg 2002 ;73 :96-101

Impact factor : 3.664


75- Regional extra-corporeal circulation to protect transplanted kidney and pancreas from ischemia during vascular reconstruction. B. Faidutti, M. Bednarkiewicz, P. Morel, A. Kalangos, J. Christenson.

Cardiovasc Surgery 2002 ; 10 :19-22

Impact factor : 0.822


76- Mitral valvar anomalies and discrete subaortic stenosis. L. Cohen, R. Bennani, S. Hulin, MC Malergue, I. Yemets,  A. Kalangos, N. Murith, R. Ouaknine, Y. Lecompte. Cardiol Young 2002, 12 :138-46

Impact factor : 0.730


77- Choice of graft material at primary CABG influences cardiac death and reintervention rates. J. Christenson, D. Vala, B. Faidutti, A. Kalangos.

Med Principles Pract 2002 ; 11 : 141-6

Impact factor : 0.141


78- Aorto-enteric fistula is a serious complication to aortic surgery. Modern trends in diagnosis and therapy. J. Sierra, A. Kalangos, B. Faidutti, J. Christenson.   

Cardiovasc  Surg 2003 ; 11 :185-188

Impact factor : 0.872


79- Tricuspidalization of a bicuspid aortic valve with severe aortic insufficiency. A. Kalangos, M. Beghetti, JT Christenson.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003 ; 125 : 964-6

Impact factor : 3.043