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Univ.-Prof. Christian Sebesta, MD

Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hemato-Oncology

Christian Sebesta is a very experienced clinician and a highly acknowledged expert in gastroenterology, hepatology, hematology and clinical oncology.


His multiple functions in the Austrian Health Care System qualify him as a competent player not only in his widespread medical field, but also in health policy, contributing to the recent developments in establishing a modern and trendsetting health service of the Viennese community.

Career

  • 1984 Doctorate of Medicine

  • 1991 Specialist in Internal Medicine

  • 1995 Gastroenterology, Hepatology

  • 1998 Hematology, Oncology

  • 2003 Head of Danube Hospital

  • 2003 Director Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Stem Cell Transplantation

  • 2010 Professor Science and Research

  • 2010 Head of the 2nd Dept. of Medicine, Danube Hospital

Professional Specialization

  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Hemato-Oncology

  • Endoscopy (diagnostic, interventional)

Functions

  • Head of Nursing school

  • Head of Boltzmann Institute for Stem Cell Transplantation

  • Director of Geriatrics-Centre-Floridsdorf

  • Head of two departments Internal Medicine (Danube Hospital, Hospital Floridsdorf)

  • Board KRAGES

  • Constantly member "Arzneimittelkommission"

  • Reviewer Hamdan Journal

Memberships

  • Austrian Society for Gastroenteroloy and Hepatology

  • Austrian Society for Hematology and Oncology

Professorships / lectureships

  • Visiting Professor MUW

Publications

  • Scheithauer W, Salem G, Rosen , Sebesta C, Rohrbacher M, Kornek G, Karall K, Depisch D.
    Kombinierte lokale und systemisch intravenöse adjuvante Chemotherapie des Colon- und Rektumkarzinoms: Preliminäre Ergebnisse zweier prospektiv randomisierter Studien. AMA 1990, Jg 17/90, Sonderheft 2: PV45. Blut, Vol 61 Nr 2/3 Aug./Sept. 1990; AB 445: 182

  • Kornek G, Depisch D, Schulz F, Pidlich P, Rosen H, Sebesta C, Kwasny W, Scheithauer W. Combined Immunochemotherapy with Interferon, 5-Fluorouracil and Leucovorin in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: A Phase II Study. Ann Hematol 1991, 63: 59-66; AB 6

  • Scheithauer W, Kornek G, Kwasny W, Schenk T, Groz S, Rosen H, Sebesta C, Depisch D. Phase I/II Study of Epirubicin (EPI), Fluorouracil (FUI) and Leucovorin (LV) for Treatment of Advanced Gastric Cancer. Jahrestagung der Ges. f. Hämatologie und Onkologie 1992, Graz (27-30.Sept. 92), AB Annals of Oncology 1992, Suppl. 1(Vol3) MarAB; 375: 153h

  • Ruckser R, Kier P, Sebesta C, Höniger S, Scherz M, Habertheuer KH, Zelenka P, Kittel E, Selleny S, Schmid A, Tiefengraber E, Kurz K, Hinterberger W. The Program of Tandem Transplantation with Circulating Autologous Stem Cells in Certain Haematologic Malignancies and Solid Tumors – Initial Experience at the Donauspital in Vienna. European Stem Cell club Meeting; Symposium on BMT in SC Disorders, Spain (Barcelona), Oct. 1994, AB

  • Sebesta C, Tiefengraber E, Kier P, Ruckser R, Habertheuer KH, Schmid A, Hinterberger W. Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation in Intestinal Carcinoma. WMW 1995; 145(2-3);47-50

  • Sebesta C, Schmid A, Kier P, Ruckser R, Tiefengraber E, Rosen H, Stelzhammer K, Geissler K, Hruby W. ERCP and Balloon Dilation is a Valuable Alternative to Surgical Biliodigestive Anastomosis in the Long Common Channel Syndrome in Childhood. Endoscopy, 1995, Nov. 27(9):709-10

  • Sebesta C, Clodi PH, Fortunat W, Hinterberger W, Judmaier G, Knoflach P, Krejs GJ, Petritsch P, Renner F, Schiessel R, Walchshofer J, Weiss W. Endoskopische Diagnostik und endoluminaler Ultraschall. ACO-Consensus-Bericht Magenkarzinom, Mai 1995

  • Sebesta C, Weiss W, Schmid A, Gschwantler M, Scherz M, Hartmann G, Ruckser R, Kier P, Hinterberger W. Seven-day Low-Dose Triple Therapy with Lansoprazole, Clarithromycin and Metronidazole as a First Line Therapy in Patients with H.pylori-positive Peptic Disorders. Helicobacter, 1996; Vol 1 Nr.4:279

  • Hinterberger-Fischer M, Ogris E, Kier P, Bauer K, Kittl E, Lechner K, Habertheuer KH, Ruckser R, Schmid A, Selleny S, Sebesta C, Zelenka P, Hinterberger W. Prolactin, a Co-Cytokine of Interleucin-2, after Autologous and Allogeneic Stem Cell Tx in Man-Implications for Post-Tx Consolidative Immunotherapy and Immunomodulation. Bone Marrow Transplant 22, 1998; (Suppl.2) A 16

  • Huber KR, Sebesta C, Worofka B, Kittl E, Hofmann J, Klar S, Hinterberger W, Bauer K. Diagnostic Challenges of Hepatitis C Virus Infection. Drugs Today (Barc)1998; Jan:34(1):11-15

  • Sebesta C. Hepatitis C: Editorial, WMW 2000; 150(23-24):459

  • Buxhofer V, Ruckser R, Kier P, Habertheuer KH, Tatzreiter G, Zelenka P, Dorner S, Sebesta C, Knosp E, Hruby W, Hinterberger W. Successful Treatment of Invasive Mould Infection Affecting Lung and Brain in an Adult Suffering from Acute Leukaemia. Eur J Haematol 2001;  Aug:67(2):128-132

  • Urban M, Holzer B, Sebesta C, Schmid L, Schiessel R, Hruby W, Rosen H. Efficacy of Diagnosis of Mechanical Cholestasis by Magnetic Resonance Cholangiography. World J Surg 2002; Mar; 26(3):353-358. Epub 2002 Jan 15.

  • Sebesta C, Höller E, Györög M, Prenner M, Trianto T, Klammer I, Willmann A, Maderbacher H. Therapy of Helicobacter Pylori Infection: „Who to treat, how to treat?" Wien Med Wochenschr 2002; 152(5-6):141-7

  • Kurz H, Göpfrich H, Huber K, Krugluger W, Asbott F, Wabnetter L, Apfalter P, Sebesta C. Spectrum of Pathogens of In-Patient Children and Youths with Community Acquired Pneumonia – a Three Year Survey of a Community Hospital in Vienna, Austria. in press

  • Mostafaie N, Huber KR, Sebesta C, Bauer K, Kristoferitsch W, Volc-Platzer B, Kurz H, Klinghofer I, Mirkovic B, Hofmann J, Hejtmann M, Schrattbauer K, Krugluber W. Diagnosis of Infection with Human Herpes Viruses in Routine Labarotory Practice. Clin Chem Lab med.2009;47(9):1141-5

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