Priv.-Doz. Dr. Hartmut Rimpler

General and Visceral Surgery

PD Dr. Rimpler is a renowned specialist of vascular surgery. He is the Medical Director of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at Vivantes Hospital in Berlin.

PD Dr. Rimpler succeeded to elucidate the vascular occlusion of the pelvic arteries of professional cyclists. He is the most experienced surgeon in Germany in this field.

His practice focuses on reconstructive surgery of diseased arteries (aortic aneurysm, arterial disease of the legs, carotid artery stenosis, arterial reconstructions of re-occlusion), the surgical treatment of vascular malformations, dialysis Shunt surgery and vein surgery.

PD Dr. Rimpler developed an operating method of the treatment of pulmonary embolism without heart – lung machine. In addition, as first in the world he used carbon dioxide as a contrast agent in the endovascular exclusion of an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta. PD Dr. Rimpler also has the greatest experience and background in the intraoperative vascular endoscopy (Inspection of the vessels) in Germany.

Vascular surgery, thoracic surgery, Angioscopy, Aneurysm surgery

Medical Director of Department of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at Vivantes Hospital in Berlin

Habilitation in surgery at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

Specialist training at Friedrich-Schiller-University Hospital Jena

MD and PhD, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

2012: H Rimpler [Left renal vein – optional collateral damage in aortic aneurysm surgery?]. Zentralblatt für Chirurgie 2012;137(1):81-2. Pubmed Abstract

2003: M Hommann; K K Richter; J Heyne; U Behrend; H Rimpler; U Will; M Bartel; J Scheele [Lysis therapy of thrombosis of the superior mesenteric artery]. Zentralblatt für Chirurgie 2003;128(2):155-8; discussion 159-60. Pubmed Abstract

2002: B Böhm; H Rimpler; J Anders; A Venbrocks-Rudolf; J Heyne; M Bartel [The importance of vascular injuries in sport accidents–a rare but serious complication]. Zentralblatt für Chirurgie 2002;127(10):909-13. Pubmed Abstract

2001: S Teweleit; H Rimpler; E Markgraf [Influence of etiology and morphology of traumatic vascular injuries on outcome, risk of amputation and mortality]. Kongressband / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chirurgie. Kongress 2001;118458-60. Pubmed Abstract

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