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Rauch S, Koppenberg J, Josi D, Meuli L, Strapazzon G, Pasquier M, Albrecht R, Brugger H, Zweifel B, Pietsch U. Avalanche survival depends on the time of day of the accident: A retrospective observational study. Resuscitation 2022;.
Minotti B, Mansella G, Sieber R, Ott A, Nickel C H, Bingisser R. Intravenous acetaminophen does not reduce morphine use for pain relief in emergency department patients: A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Acad Emerg Med 2022;.
Knapp J, Eberle B, Bernhard M, Theiler L, Pietsch U, Albrecht R. Analysis of tracheal intubation in out-of-hospital helicopter emergency medicine recorded by video laryngoscopy. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2021; 29:49.
Schnider T, Minto C F, Egan T D, Filipovic M. Clinical validation of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic models for propofol infusion. Comment on Br J Anaesth 2021; 126: 386-94. Br J Anaesth 2021; 126:e172-e174.
Meuli L, Zimmermann A, Menges A L, Tissi M, Becker S, Albrecht R, Pietsch U. Helicopter emergency medical service for time critical interfacility transfers of patients with cardiovascular emergencies. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2021; 29:168.
Pietsch U, Knapp J, Mann M, Meuli L, Lischke V, Tissi M, Sollid S, Rauch S, Wenzel V, Becker S, Albrecht R. Incidence and challenges of helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) rescue missions with helicopter hoist operations: analysis of 11,228 daytime and nighttime missions in Switzerland. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2021; 29:92.
Hempfing T, Husarik D B , Steffen T. Intraoperative indocyanine green-visualization in a difficult to localize central cholangiocarcinoma - A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep 2021; 83:105973.
Klingler G, Senn M, Imboden P, Rüst C A, Schnider T, Filipovic M. Incidence and characteristics of major adverse events in continuous peripheral nerve block analgesia: A single-centre outcome analysis of 10 638 cases in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2021;.
Schnider T, Minto C F, Egan T D, Filipovic M. Relationship Between Propofol Target Concentrations, Bispectral Index, and Patient Covariates During Anesthesia. Anesth Analg 2021; 132:735-742.
Klocker E, Meuli L, Rauch S, Kottmann A, Mosimann U, Pasquier M, Métrailler P, Doppman P, Albrecht R, Pietsch U. Crevasse accidents in the Swiss Alps Epidemiology and mortality of 405 victims of crevasse accidents from 2010 to 2020. Injury 2021;.
Doppmann P, Meuli L, Sollid S J M, Filipovic M, Knapp J, Exadaktylos A, Albrecht R, Pietsch U. End-tidal to arterial carbon dioxide gradient is associated with increased mortality in patients with traumatic brain injury: a retrospective observational study. Sci Rep 2021; 11:10391.
Sparn M, Widmann B, Pietsch U, Weitzendorfer M, Warschkow R, Steffen T. Risk factors and outcomes of postoperative aspiration pneumonia in abdominal surgery patients: An exact matching and weighting analysis. Surgery 2021; 170:1432-1441.
Pietsch U, Knapp J, Wenzel V, Lischke V, Albrecht R. [Automatic load-distributing band CPR (AutoPulse™) in prone position, feasible?]. Anaesthesist 2021; 70:247-249.
Wanner P M, Wulff D U, Djurdjevic M, Korte W, Schnider T, Filipovic M. Targeting Higher Intraoperative Blood Pressures Does Not Reduce Adverse Cardiovascular Events Following Noncardiac Surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol 2021; 78:1753-1764.
Schnider T, Minto C F, Filipovic M. The Drug Titration Paradox: Correlation of More Drug With Less Effect in Clinical Data. Clin Pharmacol Ther 2021; 110:401-408.
Rauch S, Marzolo M, Cappello T D, Ströhle M, Mair P, Pietsch U, Brugger H, Strapazzon G, IATR Study Group . Severe traumatic brain injury and hypotension is a frequent and lethal combination in multiple trauma patients in mountain areas - an analysis of the prospective international Alpine Trauma Registry. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2021; 29:61.
Meyer B, Graf L, Endermann S. [Emergency treatment of severe bleeding in immune thrombocytopenia]. Anaesthesist 2021;.
Pietsch U, Berger Y, Schurter D, Theiler L, Wenzel V, Meuli L, Grünenfelder A, Albrecht R. Nasal nalbuphine analgesia in prehospital trauma managed by first-responder personnel on ski slopes in Switzerland: an observational cohort study. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2021; 29:36.
Knapp J, Venetz P, Pietsch U. [In-cabin rapid sequence induction : Experience from alpine air rescue on reduction of the prehospital time]. Anaesthesist 2021;.
Egan T D, Westphal M, Minto C F, Schnider T. Moving from dose to concentration: as easy as TCI!. Br J Anaesth 2020; 125:847-849.
Pietsch U. Bergrettung im Wandel der Zeit – 100 Jahre Bergwacht in Deutschland. Der Notarzt 2020; 2020; 36(06): 336-345:.
Pietsch U, Lischke V, Sollid S J M, Prückner S, Theiler L, Greif R, Albrecht R. Efficacy and efficiency of indoor nighttime human external cargo mission simulation in a high-fidelity training Centre. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2020; 28:61.
Pietsch U, Reiser D, Wenzel V, Knapp J, Tissi M, Theiler L, Rauch S, Meuli L, Albrecht R. Mechanical chest compression devices in the helicopter emergency medical service in Switzerland. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2020; 28:71.
Yurttas T, Hidvegi R, Filipovic M. Biomarker-Based Preoperative Risk Stratification for Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery. J Clin Med 2020; 9:.
Endermann S, Korte W, Filipovic M. Airway Obstruction Caused by Hemorrhage: Managing a Life-Threatening Complication in Patients With Acquired Hemophilia A: A Case Report. A A Pract 2020; 14:83-86.
Schnider T, Minto C F, Egan T D, Filipovic M. Patient Factors Affecting Bispectral Index During Total Intravenous Anesthesia With Target-Controlled Infusion. Anesth Analg 2020; 131:e160.
Hilbert-Carius P, Braun J, Abu-Zidan F, Adler J, Knapp J, Dandrifosse D, Braun D, Pietsch U, Adamczuk P, Rognås L, Albrecht R. Pre-hospital care & interfacility transport of 385 COVID-19 emergency patients: an air ambulance perspective. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2020; 28:94.
Wanner P M, Filipovic M. The Right Ventricle-You May Forget it, but It Will Not Forget You. J Clin Med 2020; 9:.
Albrecht R, Knapp J, Theiler L, Eder M, Pietsch U. Transport of COVID-19 and other highly contagious patients by helicopter and fixed-wing air ambulance: a narrative review and experience of the Swiss air rescue Rega. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2020; 28:40.
Klocker E, Pietsch U, Pietsch U. [Treatment options for acute respiratory distress syndrome in neurointensive care. Individual management due to enhanced neuromonitoring? : A case report series]. Anaesthesist 2020;.
Bollen Pinto B, Filipovic M, Ackland G. Intra-operative heart rate and postoperative outcomes - rowing against the tide?. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2019; 36:90-92.
Pietsch U, Strapazzon G, Ambühl D, Lischke V, Rauch S, Knapp J. Challenges of helicopter mountain rescue missions by human external cargo: need for physicians onsite and comprehensive training. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2019; 27:17.
Schnider T, Minto C F, Egan T D, Filipovic M. Correlation between bispectral index and age-adjusted minimal alveolar concentration. Br J Anaesth 2019; 124:e8.
Rotsel E, Pietsch U. [Severe SGLT-2 inhibitor-induced euglycemic ketoacidosis-a rare but serious complication]. Anaesthesist 2019;.
Ott A. Intradural non-calcified thoracic disc herniation causing spontaneus intracranial hypotension: a case report. BMC Surgery (2019) 2019; 19:.
Von Hösslin T, Imboden P, Kaufmann C, Schnider T, Filipovic M. Outcome after out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation or pulseless ventricular tachycardia: comparison of before and after the implementation of the 2010 Guidelines in a single centre. Swiss Med Wkly 2019; 149:w20101.
Maeder M B, Lischke V, Berner A, Reisten O, Pietsch U, Pasquier M. A patient with polytrauma, hypothermia and cardiac arrest after delayed mountain rescue. CMAJ 2018; 190:E1263.
Pietsch U, Knapp J, Kreuzer O, Ney L, Strapazzon G, Lischke V, Albrecht R, Phillips P, Rauch S. Advanced airway management in hoist and longline operations in mountain HEMS - considerations in austere environments: a narrative review This review is endorsed by the International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (ICAR MEDCOM). Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2018; 26:23.
Rauch S, Strapazzon G, Brodmann M, Fop E, Masoner C, Rauch L, Forti A, Pietsch U, Mair P, Brugger H. Implementation of a mechanical CPR device in a physician staffed HEMS - a prospective observational study. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2018; 26:36.
Pietsch U. Implementation of a mechanical CPR device in a physician staffed HEMS – a prospective observational study. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2018;.
Weiss J, Elmer A, Béchir M, Brunner C, Eckert P, Endermann S, Lenherr R, Nebiker M, Tisljar K, Haberthür C, Immer F F, Comité National Du Don D’Organes (CNDO) . Deceased organ donation activity and efficiency in Switzerland between 2008 and 2017: achievements and future challenges. BMC Health Serv Res 2018; 18:876.
Guebeli N, Warschkow R, Ackermann C J, Schmied B, Cerny T, Ess S. Reply to technical comment on: Güller et al. Lower hospital volume is associated with higher mortality after oesophageal, gastric, pancreatic and rectal cancer resection. Swiss Med Wkly 2018; 148:w14583.
Knapp J, Pietsch U, Kreuzer O, Hossfeld B, Bernhard M, Lier H. Prehospital Blood Product Transfusion in Mountain Rescue Operations. Air Med J 2018; 37:392-399.
Heidegger T, Schnider T. "Awake" or "Sedated": Safe Flexible Bronchoscopic Intubation of the Difficult Airway. Anesth Analg 2017; 124:996-997.
Mauermann E, Bolliger D, Fassl J, Grapow M, Seeberger E E, Seeberger M D, Filipovic M, Lurati Buse G A L. Association of Troponin Trends and Cardiac Morbidity and Mortality After On-Pump Cardiac Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2017; 104:1289-1297.
Pietsch U, Ney L, Kreuzer O, Berner A, Lischke V. Helicopter Emergency Medical Service Simulation Training in the Extreme: Simulation-based Training in a Mountain Weather Chamber. Air Med J 2017; 36:193-194.
Yurttas T, Wanner P M, Filipovic M. Perioperative management of antithrombotic therapies. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2017; 30:466-473.
Pietsch U. Mechanische Thoraxkompressionsgeräte in der Luftrettung Indikationen bei Windenrettung und Transport. Notfall & Rettungsmedizin 2017;.
Mauermann E, Bolliger D, Fassl J, Grapow M, Seeberger E E, Seeberger M D, Filipovic M, Lurati Buse G A L. Absolute Postoperative B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Concentrations, but Not Their General Trend, Are Associated With 12-Month, All-Cause Mortality After On-Pump Cardiac Surgery. Anesth Analg 2017; 125:753-761.
Wössner S, Weber K, Steinbeck A C, Oberhauser M, Feuerecker M. Pregabalin as adjunct in a multimodal pain therapy after traumatic foot amputation - A case report of a 4-year-old girl. Scand J Pain 2017; 17:146-149.
Mauermann E, De Hert S, Dell-Kuster S, Filipovic M, Howell S, Ionescu D, Seeberger M D, Szczeklik W, Lurati Buse G A L. Re-evaluation of peri-operative cardiac risk (the MET REPAIR study): Study protocol of a prospective, multicentre cohort study sponsored by the European Society of Anaesthesiology. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2017; 34:709-712.
Pietsch U. Surviving Major Trauma with Hemipelvectomy. Journal of Anesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine (JAICM) 2017;.
Mauermann E, Bolliger D, Fassl J, Grapow M, Seeberger E E, Seeberger M D, Filipovic M, Lurati Buse G A L. Significance of new Q waves and their location in postoperative ECGs after elective on-pump cardiac surgery: An observational cohort study. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2017; 34:271-279.
Ott A. Schmerztherapie in der Palliativmedizin. Therapeutische Umschau 2017 2017; Jahrgang 74:241-247.
Kirrstetter A R, Brenig C, Gengenbacher M, Meier B, Ott A, Theiler R. [Experience in measuring the quality of treatment in interventional pain therapy : The Activity Index on a touchscreen PC]. Schmerz 2017; 31:131-138.
Mauermann E, Bolliger D, Fassl J, Grapow M, Seeberger E E, Seeberger M D, Filipovic M, Lurati Buse G A L. Postoperative High-Sensitivity Troponin and Its Association With 30-Day and 12-Month, All-Cause Mortality in Patients Undergoing On-Pump Cardiac Surgery. Anesth Analg 2017; 125:1110-1117.
Pietsch U, Knapp J, Ney L, Berner A, Lischke V. Simulation-Based Training in Mountain Helicopter Emergency Medical Service: A Multidisciplinary Team Training Concept. Air Med J 2016; 35:301-4.
Pietsch U. Cerebral sinus venous thrombosis in traumatic brain injury. Emergency Care Journal 2016; 12:.
Pietsch U, Müller-Höcker C, Enzler-Tschudy A, Filipovic M. Severe ARDS in a critically ill influenza patient with invasive pulmonary aspergillosis. Intensive Care Med 2016;.
Mauermann E, Bolliger D, Seeberger E, Puelacher C, Corbiere S, Filipovic M, Seeberger M, Mueller C, Lurati Buse G. Incremental Value of Preoperative Copeptin for Predicting Myocardial Injury. Anesth Analg 2016; 123:1363-1371.
Koenig-Oberhuber V, Filipovic M. New antiplatelet drugs and new oral anticoagulants. Br J Anaesth 2016; 117 Suppl 2:ii74-ii84.
Von Hösslin T, Imboden P, Lüthi A, Rozanski M J, Schnider T, Filipovic M. Adverse events of postoperative thoracic epidural analgesia: A retrospective analysis of 7273 cases in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Eur J Anaesthesiol 2016; 33:708-14.
Struys M M R F, De Smet T, Glen J I B, Vereecke H E M, Absalom A R, Schnider T. The History of Target-Controlled Infusion. Anesth Analg 2016; 122:56-69.
Pietsch U, Müller-Höcker C, Filipovic M. [Brown urine : Myoglobin-induced renal failure after concomitant administration of simvastatin and amiodarone]. Anaesthesist 2016; 65:366-8.
Dirscherl K R F, Leschka S, Filipovic M. Transforaminal migration of an epidural catheter. Can J Anaesth 2016;.
Beck-Schimmer B, Bonvini J M, Braun J, Seeberger M, Neff T A, Risch T J, Stüber F, Vogt A, Weder W, Schneiter D, Filipovic M, Puhan M. Which Anesthesia Regimen Is Best to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality in Lung Surgery?: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Anesthesiology 2016; 125:313-21.
Schnider T, Minto C F, Struys M M R F, Absalom A R. The Safety of Target-Controlled Infusions. Anesth Analg 2016; 122:79-85.
Absalom A R, Glen J I B, Zwart G J C, Schnider T, Struys M M R F. Target-Controlled Infusion: A Mature Technology. Anesth Analg 2016; 122:70-8.
Pietsch U. Evaluation of multidisciplinary simulation-based team training: the way forward for training ICU teams. Intensive Care Medicine Experimental 2015; 3:425-507.
Jacomet A, Tasman A J. Airway Management in Facial Trauma Patients. Facial Plast Surg 2015; 31:319-24.
Bolliger D, Filipovic M, Matt P, Tanaka K A, Gregor M, Zenklusen U, Seeberger M D, Lurati Buse G. Reduced aspirin responsiveness as assessed by impedance aggregometry is not associated with adverse outcome after cardiac surgery in a small low-risk cohort. Platelets 2015;1-8.
Bednarz S, Filipovic M, Schoch O, Mauermann E. Gastric rupture after bag-mask-ventilation. Respir Med Case Rep 2015; 16:1-2.
Pietsch U. Herz-Kreislauf-Stillstand im sommerlichen Hochgebirge: Unterschiedliche Ursachen mit unterschiedlichem Outcome Cardiac Arrest in High Mountain Regions During the Summer Season Different Causes with Different Outcomes. Der Notarzt 2015; 4:184-194.
Pietsch U. Benefit of Mechanical Chest Compression Devices in Mountain HEMS: Lessons Learned From 1 Year of Experience and Evaluation. Air Medical Journal 2014; 33:299-301.
Pietsch U. Medical simulation training of helicopter-supported mountain rescue situations. Air Rescue Magazine 2014; Vol 4:58-60.
Pietsch U, Lischke V, Pietsch C, Kopp K H. Mechanical chest compressions in an avalanche victim with cardiac arrest: an option for extreme mountain rescue operations. Wilderness Environ Med 2014; 25:190-3.
Pietsch U. Herz-Kreislauf-Stillstand im winterlichen Hochgebirge: Unterschiedliche Ursachen mit unterschiedlichem Outcome. Notarzt 2014; 30(02):58-65.
Fassl J, Lurati Buse G, Filipovic M, Reuthebuch O, Hampl K, Seeberger M D, Bolliger D. Perioperative administration of fibrinogen does not increase adverse cardiac and thromboembolic events after cardiac surgery. Br J Anaesth 2014; 114:225-34.
Pietsch U. Medizinisches Simulationstraining luftgestützter Bergrettungseinsätze (MedSim-BW-ZSA). Notfall Rettungsmed 2014 2014;.
Knotzer H, Filipovic M, Siegemund M, Kleinsasser A. The PhysiologicPerspective in FluidManagement in VascularAnesthesiology. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2014; 28:1604-1608.
Freiermuth D, Skarvan K, Filipovic M, Seeberger M D, Bolliger D. Volatile anaesthetics and positive pressure ventilation reduce left atrial performance: a transthoracic echocardiographic study in young healthy adults. Br J Anaesth 2014; 112:1032-41.
Lurati Buse G A L, Bolliger D, Seeberger E, Kasper J, Grapow M, Koller M T, Seeberger M D, Filipovic M. Troponin T and B-type natriuretic peptide after on-pump cardiac surgery: prognostic impact on 12-month mortality and major cardiac events after adjustment for postoperative complications. Circulation 2014; 130:948-57.
Wehrli H. [Hypnotic communication and hypnosis in clinical practice]. Praxis (Bern 1994) 2014; 103:833-9.
Buse G A L L, Schumacher P, Seeberger E, Studer W, Schuman R M, Fassl J, Kasper J, Filipovic M, Bolliger D, Seeberger M D. Response to letters regarding article, “randomized comparison of sevoflurane versus propofol to reduce perioperative myocardial ischemia in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. Circulation 2013; 127:e878-9.
Pietsch U. HEMS in Switzerland Cantonal organisation and nationwide coverage. Air Rescue Magazine 2013; 2013:.
Kuhnle G E, Hornuss C, Lenk M, Salam A P, Wiepcke D, Edelmann-Gahr V, Flake G, Daunderer M, Oberhauser M, Müller H H, Feuerecker M. Impact of propofol on mid-latency auditory-evoked potentials in children. Br J Anaesth 2013; 110:1001-9.
Mair M, Baur D, Endermann S, Tasman A J. ACE-Hemmer und Angioödem: eine Zeitbombe?. Schweiz Med Forum 2013; 13:164-166.
Pietsch U. The Swiss bus accident on 13 March 2012: lessons for pre-hospital care. Crit Care 2013; 17:416.
Fassl J, Matt P, Eckstein F, Filipovic M, Gregor M, Zenklusen U, Seeberger M D, Bolliger D. Transfusion of allogeneic blood products in proximal aortic surgery with hypothermic circulatory arrest: effect of thromboelastometry-guided transfusion management. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2013; 27:1181-8.
Pietsch U. Traumaversorgung einer schwerstverletzten schwangeren Patientin: Eine interdisziplinäre Herausforderung für die Primär- und Schockraumversorgung. Notfall+ Rettungsmedizin 2013; Notfall Rettungsmed 2013 · 16:38–41 · DOI 10.1007/s10049-012-1636-z:38-41.
Haffner E, Pietsch U, Fösel T, Lindemann W. [Treatment of a pregnant patient after multiple trauma: rare combination with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura]. Anaesthesist 2013; 62:125-9.
Kasper J, Bolliger D, Skarvan K, Buser P, Filipovic M, Seeberger M D. Additional cross-sectional transesophageal echocardiography views improve perioperative right heart assessment. Anesthesiology 2012; 117:726-34.
Bolliger D, Dell-Kuster S, Seeberger M D, Tanaka K A, Gregor M, Zenklusen U, Tsakiris D A, Filipovic M. Impact of loss of high-molecular-weight von Willebrand factor multimers on blood loss after aortic valve replacement. Br J Anaesth 2012; 108:754-62.
Lurati Buse G A L, Schumacher P, Seeberger E, Studer W, Schuman R M, Fassl J, Kasper J, Filipovic M, Bolliger D, Seeberger M D. Randomized comparison of sevoflurane versus propofol to reduce perioperative myocardial ischemia in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. Circulation 2012; 126:2696-704.
Jacomet A, Schnider T. [Mandatory mask ventilation before relaxation. Where is the evidence?]. Anaesthesist 2012; 61:401-6.
Ott A. Subjective Changes in the Life of Chronic Pain Patients Receiving Intrathecal Infusions. BJA 2012; 108:.
Biccard B M, Lurati Buse G A, Burkhart C, Cuthbertson B H, Filipovic M, Gibson S C, Mahla E, Leibowitz D W, Rodseth R N. The influence of clinical risk factors on pre-operative B-type natriuretic peptide risk stratification of vascular surgical patients. Anaesthesia 2011; 67:55-9.
Lurati Buse G A, Koller M T, Burkhart C, Seeberger M D, Filipovic M. The predictive value of preoperative natriuretic peptide concentrations in adults undergoing surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Anesth Analg 2011; 112:1019-33.
Bolliger D, Seeberger M D, Lurati Buse G, Christen P, Seeberger E, Ruppen W, Filipovic M. The influence of pre-admission hypoglycaemic therapy on cardiac morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetic patients undergoing major non-cardiac surgery: a prospective observational study. Anaesthesia 2011; 67:149-57.
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