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Alexander Weymann, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatric Liver Transplantation

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Languages

German

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric liver disease,  acute liver failure, neonatal cholestasis, biliary atresia, fatty liver disease, autoimmune hepatitis, viral hepatitis, pediatric liver transplantation, general pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6173
Fax: 314-454-2412

Education

Education

Residency: Pediatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 2004
Fellowship: Advanced Hepatology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 2005
Fellowship: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 2008
Medical School: Witten/Herdecke University, Witten, Germany 1999

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Resolution of heart block after surgical correction of failed transcatheter aortic valve implantation.
Weymann A, Patil NP, Karck M
Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Apr; 99(4)1437-9. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.102.

PMID:
    25841831
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Does CircuLite Synergy assist device as partial ventricular support have a place in modern management of advanced heart failure?
Mohite PN, Sabashnikov A, Simon AR, Weymann A, Patil NP, Unsoeld B, Bireta C, Popov AF
Expert Rev Med Devices. 2015 Jan; 12(1)49-60. doi: 10.1586/17434440.2015.985208.

PMID:
    25454250
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of the organ care system in heart transplantation with an adverse donor/recipient profile.
García Sáez D, Zych B, Sabashnikov A, Bowles CT, De Robertis F, Mohite PN, Popov AF, Maunz O, Patil NP, Weymann A, Pitt T, McBrearty L, Pates B, Hards R, Amrani M, Bahrami T, Banner NR, Simon AR
Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec; 98(6)2099-105; discussion 2105-6. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.06.098.

PMID:
    25443013
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bioartificial heart: a human-sized porcine model--the way ahead.
Weymann A, Patil NP, Sabashnikov A, Jungebluth P, Korkmaz S, Li S, Veres G, Soos P, Ishtok R, Chaimow N, Pätzold I, Czerny N, Schies C, Schmack B, Popov AF, Simon AR, Karck M, Szabo G
PLoS One. 2014; 9(11)e111591. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111591.

PMID:
    25365554
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk factors predictive of one-year mortality after lung transplantation.
Sabashnikov A, Weymann A, Mohite PN, Zych B, Patil NP, García Sáez D, Popov AF, Zeriouh M, Wahlers T, Wittwer T, Wippermann J, De Robertis F, Bahrami T, Amrani M, Simon AR
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Dec; 46(6)e82-8. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu383.

PMID:
    25342851
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes after implantation of 139 full-support continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices as a bridge to transplantation.
Sabashnikov A, Mohite PN, Weymann A, Patil NP, Hedger M, Sáez DG, Zych B, Wahlers T, Wippermann J, De Robertis F, Bahrami T, Amrani M, Simon AR, Popov AF
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Nov; 46(5)e59-66. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu325.

PMID:
    25180072
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes after implantation of partial-support left ventricular assist devices in inotropic-dependent patients: Do we still need full-support assist devices?
Sabashnikov A, Popov AF, Bowles CT, Mohite PN, Weymann A, Hards R, Hedger M, Wittwer T, Wippermann J, Wahlers T, Schoendube FA, Simon AR
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Sep; 148(3)1115-21; discussion 1021-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2014.05.063.

PMID:
    25129605
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lung transplantation from donors outside standard acceptability criteria--are they really marginal?
Zych B, García Sáez D, Sabashnikov A, De Robertis F, Amrani M, Bahrami T, Mohite PN, Patil NP, Weymann A, Popov AF, Reed A, Carby M, Simon AR
Transpl Int. 2014 Nov; 27(11)1183-91. doi: 10.1111/tri.12410.

PMID:
    25070600
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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De novo aortic regurgitation after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation.
Patil NP, Sabashnikov A, Mohite PN, Garcia D, Weymann A, Zych B, Bowles CT, Hards R, Hedger M, Popov AF, De Robertis F, Moza A, Bahrami T, Amrani M, Rahman-Haley S, Banner NR, Simon AR
Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Sep; 98(3)850-7. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2014.05.030.

PMID:
    25069685
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcomes after different non-sternotomy approaches to left single-vessel revascularization: a comparative study with up to 10-year follow-up.
Sabashnikov A, Patil NP, Weymann A, Mohite PN, Zych B, García Sáez D, Popov AF, Wahlers T, Wittwer T, Wippermann J, Amrani M, Trimlett R, Simon AR, Pepper J, Bahrami T
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Oct; 46(4)e48-55. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu287.

PMID:
    25064052
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Medical status of 219 children with biliary atresia surviving long-term with their native livers: results from a North American multicenter consortium.
Ng VL, Haber BH, Magee JC, Miethke A, Murray KF, Michail S, Karpen SJ, Kerkar N, Molleston JP, Romero R, Rosenthal P, Schwarz KB, Shneider BL, Turmelle YP, Alonso EM, Sherker AH, Sokol RJ, Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network (CHiLDREN)
J Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 165(3)539-546.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.05.038.

PMID:
    25015575
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Short-term ventricular assist device in post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock: factors influencing survival.
Mohite PN, Sabashnikov A, Patil NP, Sáez DG, Zych B, Popov AF, Weymann A, Wahlers T, Marczin N, DeRobertis F, Bahrami T, Amrani M, Simon AR
J Artif Organs. 2014 Sep; 17(3)228-35. doi: 10.1007/s10047-014-0773-1.

PMID:
    24880478
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In vitro generation of atrioventricular heart valve neoscaffolds.
Weymann A, Radovits T, Schmack B, Li S, Korkmaz S, Soós P, Istók R, Veres G, Chaimow N, Karck M, Szabó G
Artif Organs. 2014 Jul; 38(7)E118-28. doi: 10.1111/aor.12321.

PMID:
    24842040
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hepatic venous outflow obstruction in pediatric liver transplantation: technical considerations in prevention, diagnosis, and management.
Sommovilla J, Doyle MM, Vachharajani N, Saad N, Nadler M, Turmelle YP, Weymann A, Chapman WC, Lowell JA
Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Aug; 18(5)497-502. doi: 10.1111/petr.12277.

PMID:
    24815309
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of corticosteroids after hepatoportoenterostomy for bile drainage in infants with biliary atresia: the START randomized clinical trial.
Bezerra JA, Spino C, Magee JC, Shneider BL, Rosenthal P, Wang KS, Erlichman J, Haber B, Hertel PM, Karpen SJ, Kerkar N, Loomes KM, Molleston JP, Murray KF, Romero R, Schwarz KB, Shepherd R, Suchy FJ, Turmelle YP, Whitington PF, Moore J, Sherker AH, Robuck PR, Sokol RJ, Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education Network (ChiLDREN)
JAMA. 2014 May 7; 311(17)1750-9. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.2623.

PMID:
    24794368
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Distal limb perfusion: Achilles' heel in peripheral venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
Mohite PN, Fatullayev J, Maunz O, Kaul S, Sabashnikov A, Weymann A, Saez DG, Patil NP, Zych B, Popov AF, DeRobertis F, Bahrami T, Amrani M, Simon AR
Artif Organs. 2014 Nov; 38(11)940-4. doi: 10.1111/aor.12314.

PMID:
    24788069
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Ross procedure: suitable for everyone?
Weymann A, Sabashnikov A, Popov AF
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014 May; 12(5)549-56. doi: 10.1586/14779072.2014.909285.

PMID:
    24716904
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Central extracorporeal life support with left ventricular decompression for the treatment of refractory cardiogenic shock and lung failure.
Weymann A, Schmack B, Sabashnikov A, Bowles CT, Raake P, Arif R, Verch M, Tochtermann U, Roggenbach J, Popov AF, Simon AR, Karck M, Ruhparwar A
J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Mar 29; 960. doi: 10.1186/1749-8090-9-60.

PMID:
    24678718
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Surgical treatment of infective endocarditis in active intravenous drug users: a justified procedure?
Weymann A, Borst T, Popov AF, Sabashnikov A, Bowles C, Schmack B, Veres G, Chaimow N, Simon AR, Karck M, Szabo G
J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Mar 24; 958. doi: 10.1186/1749-8090-9-58.

PMID:
    24661344
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Amplatzer™ occlusion device implantation in a patient with biventricular HeartWare®.
Arif R, Ruhparwar A, Kallenbach K, Weymann A, Schmack B, Karck M, Gorenflo M
Int J Artif Organs. 2014 Jan; 37(1)93-5. doi: 10.5301/ijao.5000260.

PMID:
    24634338
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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