Dr. Bernhard Christoph Danner
Dr. Bernhard Christoph Danner
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
University Medical Center, Germany



  2004  Residency (Specialist Registrar), Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery, Klinikum Oldenburg, Germany

1998  Internship/Residency (Junior House Officer, Senior House Officer): Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, Dr. R. Besser, PD Dr. S. Iversen Herzzentrum Frankfurt, Germany
1993  Clerkship (Pre-Registration House Officer): Dept. of Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
1994  Clerkship (Pre-Registration House Officer): Dept. of Pediatric Medicine, Prof. Straub, Dept of General Surgery, Prof. Stelter, Städtische Kliniken Frankfurt-Höchst, Germany
1991  Clerkship: Dept. of Pediatrics, Dept of Neurology, Hopital 12 de Octubre, Spain
1990  Clinical Courses, Université Claude Bernhard, France
1987  Preclinical and Clinical Courses, Johann–Wolfgang-Goethe-Universität, Germany

  Publications (Selected)

  1. Danner BC, Hellms T, Jung K, Gunawan B, Didilis V, Füzesi L, Schöndube FA. Prognostic value of chromosomal imbalances in squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the lung. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2011 Sep;92(3): 1038-43
  2. Danner BC, Gerdes JS, Jung K, Sander B, Enders C, Liersch T, Seipelt R, Gutenberg A, Gunawan B, Schöndube FA, Füzesi L. Comparison of chromosomal aberrations in primary colorectal carcinomas to their pulmonary metastases. Cancer Genetics 2011; 204: 122-128
  3. Danner BC, Zenker, D, Didilis, V, Grossmann M, Stojanovic T, Seipelt R, Tirilomis T, Schöndube FA. Transposition of greater omentum in deep sternal wound infection caused by methicillinresistant staphylococci, clinical course differ between MRSA and MRSE. Society paper: Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 2011 Feb; 59(1):21-4
  4. Danner BC, Invited Commentary, Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2010 Aug;90(2):397
  5. Danner BC, Didilis V, Wiemeyer S, Stojanovic T, Kitz J, Emmert A, Füzesi L, Schöndube FA. Long-term Survival is Linked to Serum LDH and Partly to Tumour LDH-5 in NSCLC. Anticancer Research, 2010 Apr;30(4):1347-51.
  6. Hagenah GC, Scharf JG, Emmert A, Ghadimi BM, Schöndube FA,Danner BC. Acute gastrointestinal bleeding due to oesophageal varices: an unusual case of a thoracic spleen. Intensive Care Med. 2010 Feb;36(2):375-6
  7. Danner BC, Didilis V, Stojanovic T, Popov A, Teucher N., Grossmann, M., Seipelt R, Schöndube FA. A three-groupmodel to predict mortality in emergent coronary arterybypass graft surgery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery2009;88:1433–9
  8. Danner BC, Didilis V, Dorge H, Mikroulis D, Bougioukas G, Schondube FA. Surgical treatment of pulmonary aspergillosis/mycosis in immunocompromised patients. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2008 Oct;7(5):771-6
  9. Danner BC., Natour E., Horst M., Dikov V., Ghosh PK, Dapunt OE. Comparison of operative techniques in acute type A aortic dissection performing the distal anastomosis. J Card Surg 2007; 22: 105-110
  10. Danner BC, Horst M, Ghosh PK, Dapunt OE. Right atrial mass: tumor or aneurysm?. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2003; 2: 352-354
  11. Seipelt RG, Popov AF, Danner BC, Paul T, Trilomis T, Schoendube FA, Ruschewski W. Minimally invasive partial inferior sternotomy for congenital heart defects in children. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2010 Dec;51(6):929-33
  12. Bougioukas I, Mikroulis D, Danner B, Lawal L, Eleftheriadis S, Bougioukas G, Didilis V. Coronary artery bypass surgery in a patient with Kartagener syndrome: a case report and literature review. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2010; 5: 68.
  13. Popov AF, Henker C, Schmitto JD, Wiese CH, Coskun KO, Moerer O, Danner BC, Schoendube FA, Quintel M, Hinz J. Clinical relevance of eNOS T-786C polymorphism for hospital mortality and morbidity in cardiac surgical patients. J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2010 Apr;51(2):265-72
  14. Stojanovic T, El-Sayed Ahmad A, Didilis V, Ali O, Popov AF, Danner BC, Seipelt R, Dörge H, Schöndube FA. Extravascular perivenous fibrin support leads to aneurysmal degeneration and intimal hyperplasia in arterialized vein grafts in the rat. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2009 Mar; 394(2): 357-62
  15. Warneboldt J, Haller F, Horstmann O, Danner BC, Füzesi L, Doenecke D, Happel N. Histone H1x is highly BMC Cancer. 2008 Dec 24; 8: 388
  16. Tahsin Yakut, Hans-Jürgen Schulten, Adalet Demir, Derk Frank, Bernd Danner, Ünal Egeli, Cengiz Gebitekin, Elke Kahler, Bastian Gunawan, Nur Ürer, Hülya Öztürk and László Füzesi. Assessment of molecular events in squamous and non-squamous cell lung carcinoma. Lung Cancer. 2006 Dec;54(3):293-301.
  17. Prof. Dr. O. Dapunt, B. Danner. Kardiochirurgische Eingriffe-Videodokumentation, 2001, ISBN 3-9807803-0-9