Portrait Anna-Leonie Menges

Anna-Leonie Menges
Dr. med.


Tel. +41 43 253 50 26


11/2021 Consultant / Chief Resident in the Department of Vascular Surgery
2020 Consultant in Training, Department of Vascular Surgery
2016 – 2019 Consultant in Training, University hospital rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
2009 – 2015 Degree in Medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilian-University and Technical University Munich


  • German Society for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Medicine (DGG)
  • European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)
  • Swiss Society for Vascular Surgery (SGG)

Further Information

Representative of the junior members on the board of the Swiss Society for Vascular Surgery

Research Focus

Complications and complication management after endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms

  • Dueppers P, Reutersberg B, Rancic Z, Messmer F, Menges AL, Meuli L, Rychla M, Zimmermann A. Long-term results of total endovascular repair of arch-involving aortic pathologies using parallel grafts for supra-aortic debranching. J Vasc Surg. 2021 Oct 2:S0741-5214(21)02176-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2021.09.020. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34606961.
  • Zimmermann A, Menges AL, Rancic Z, Meuli L, Dueppers P, Reutersberg B. E-nside Off-the-Shelf Inner Branch Stent Graft: Technical Aspects of Planning and Implantation. J Endovasc Ther. 2021 Sep 27:15266028211047967. doi: 10.1177/15266028211047967. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34569343.
  • Meuli L, Zimmermann A, Menges AL, Tissi M, Becker S, Albrecht R, Pietsch U. Helicopter emergency medical service for time critical interfacility transfers of patients with cardiovascular emergencies. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2021 Dec 7;29(1):168. doi: 10.1186/s13049-021-00981-4. PMID: 34876188; PMCID: PMC8650228.
  • Rychla M, Dueppers P, Meuli L, Rancic Z, Menges AL, Kopp R, Zimmermann A, Reutersberg B. Influence of measurement and sizing techniques in thoracic endovascular aortic repair on outcome in acute complicated type B aortic dissections. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Nov 11:ivab300. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivab300. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34788425.
  • Menges AL, Trenner M, Radu O, Beddoe D, Kallmayer M, Zimmermann A, Eckstein HH. Lack of durability after transarterial ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer- embolization of type II endoleak following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Vasa. 2020 Oct;49(6):483-491. doi: 10.1024/0301-1526/a000905. PMID: 33103625.
  • Menges AL, Reutersberg B, Busch A, Salvermoser M, Feith M, Trenner M, Kallmayer M, Zimmermann A, Eckstein HH. Early and Midterm Outcomes of Open and Endovascular Revascularization of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia. World J Surg. 2020 Aug;44(8):2804-2812. doi: 10.1007/s00268-020-05513-2. PMID: 32328781; PMCID: PMC7326829.
  • Pelisek J, Hegenloh R, Bauer S, Metschl S, Pauli J, Glukha N, Busch A, Reutersberg B, Kallmayer M, Trenner M, Wendorff H, Tsantilas P, Schmid S, Knappich C, Schaeffer C, Stadlbauer T, Biro G, Wertern U, Meisner F, Stoklasa K, Menges AL, Radu O, Dallmann-Sieber S, Karlas A, Knipfer E, Reeps C, Zimmermann A, Maegdefessel L, Eckstein HH. Biobanking: Objectives, Requirements, and Future Challenges-Experiences from the Munich Vascular Biobank. J Clin Med. 2019 Feb 16;8(2):251. doi: 10.3390/jcm8020251. PMID: 30781475; PMCID: PMC6406278.
  • Menges AL, Busch A, Reutersberg B, Trenner M, Kath P, Chernogubova E, Maegdefessel L, Eckstein HH, Zimmermann A. The structural atrophy of the aneurysm wall in secondary expanding aortic aneurysms with endoleak type II. J Vasc Surg. 2019 Oct;70(4):1318-1326.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2018.10.091. Epub 2019 Feb 18. PMID: 30792063.
  • Busch A, Simon F, Schrimpf C, Menges, AL, Zimmermann A, Eckstein HH, & Maegdefessel L (2018). Die Pathophysiologie des abdominalen Aortenaneurysmas. Gefäßchirurgie, 23(3), 130-135.
  • Deseive S, Chen MY, Korosoglou G, Leipsic J, Martuscelli E, Carrascosa P, Mirsadraee S, White C, Hadamitzky M, Martinoff S, Menges AL, Bischoff B, Massberg S, Hausleiter J. Prospective Randomized Trial on Radiation Dose Estimates of CT Angiography Applying Iterative Image Reconstruction: The PROTECTION V Study. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Aug;8(8):888-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2015.02.024. Epub 2015 Jul 15. PMID: 26189118.
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