Application of Platelet Rich Fibrin to prevent infection in the implantation of HeartWare®-LVAD-system
R. -U. Kühnel, T. Müller, M. Hartrumpf, M. Erb, J. M. Albes
Kardiotechnik 2013: 22(2):43-45

Use of topical heamoatatic agents to control perioperative bleeding in cardiac surgery
P. Nardi et al.
Presented at The Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, September 2010

Minimally invasive Ross procedure through partial upper sternotomy
U. F.W. Franke, M. Albert, C. Rustenbach and H. Baumbach
Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg 2009;9:545-546

Important steps to avoid tamponade in minimally invasive aortic valve replacement
S. Foghsgaard, H. K. Kjaergard
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Gentofte Hospital, Denmark

A Comparison of the Haemostatic Effect of Vivostat Patient Derived Fibrin Sealant
J. B. Hanks, H. K. Kjaergard, D. A. Hollingsbee
European Surgical Research 2003; 35: 439-444

Vivostat System Autologous Fibrin Sealant
H. K. Kjaergard, H. R.Trumbull
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 1998; 66: 482-486

Application of platelet rich fibrin for infection prophylaxis during implantation of HeartWare® LVAD systems
R.-U. Kuehnel, T. Mueller, L. Romeike, M. Erb, J.M. Albes
Immanuel Klinikum Bernau Herzzentrum Brandenburg, Abteilung für Herzchirurgie, 2014

Sternal wound healing

Topical use of autologous fibrin glue in high-risk CASG patients
D. Wiedemann, D. Vill, N. Bonaros, G. Laufer, T. Schachner, A. Kocher
European surgery 2011:43/5: 309-314

The laparoscopically harvested omental flap for deep sternal wound infection
J. Wingerden, M. Coret, C. Nieuwenhoven, E. Totté
European Journal Cardiothorac Surgery 2010; 37: 87-92

Bleeding from the sternal marrow can be stopped using Vivostat® patient-derived fibrin sealant
H. K. Kjaergard, H. R.Trumbull
The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2000; 69: 1173-1175 

The combination of vacuum therapy and Platelet Rich Fibrin - a new option in the treatment of mediastinitis
R.-U. Kuehnel, L.Michera, G.Loladze, Y. Kuhn, J. Albes
Presented at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Wundheilung und Wundbehandlung congress 2012

Autologous Platelet Rich Fibrin PRF® using Growth Factores as a new Therapeutic Option for Sternal Wound Healing
Kuehnel R.U. et al.
Presented at World Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2011

Successful use of Platelet Rich Fibrin therapy (PRF) in post-operative cardiac surgical infected wounds: first reported case series
Datta, Subir
EACTS Daily News 2016; Issue 2