Prof. Waldenberger Ferdinand

Prof. Waldenberger Ferdinand


Heart Center Hietzing, Vienna
Vienna, Austria, 1130

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Surgery Hospital Barmherzige Brüder, Linz; Austria 1981 I.University Department for Surgery, Innsbruck, Austria 1981-1992 Division for Artificial Organs, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 1983 Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA 1984 - 1985 Cardiale Heelkunde, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium 1992 - 94 University Department for Cardiac Surgery, Charité, Berlin, Germany, 1994 - 97 Surgical Department, Cardio-Vascular Center, KH Vienna-Hietzing, Vienna, Austria 1997 - present Deputy Director 1998 - 2002 Present occupation Senior staff member: I. Surgical Department, Cardio-Vascular Surgical Center, KH Vienna-Hietzing, Austria Areas of expertise 3000 heart operations. Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Neuromonitoring, Neuroprotection, Beating Heart Surgery, Aortic Valve Surgery, Total Quality Management, Process Management

Academic positions:

Professor at Vienna Medical School and at Steyr University for Applied Sciences, Process Management Health Care

Research interests:

• Innsbruck, Austria, I.University Clinic for Surgery, Total Artificial Hearts • Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Division of Artificial Organs Total Artificial Heart and Ventricular Assist Devices • Houston, Texas, USA, Texas Heart Institute Ventricular Assist Devices, Cardiac Transplantation • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Assist devices, stunning, pulmonary hypertension • Charité Berlin, Germany Assist devices, controlled reperfusion, stunning, alternatives to HTx, coronary revascularization on a beating heart (OPCAB) • Vienna, Austria Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Thoraco-Abdominal Aneurysms

What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral and WebmedCentral plus:

I think the idea of a free and quality driven market dependent on the importance and impact of a published paper or an author is a very good idea and will improve exchange and openness