J Auer

Summary

Affiliation: General Hospital Wels
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi Atrial fibrillation and risk of postoperative complications
    Johann Auer
    JAMA 292:41; author reply 41-2. 2004
  2. pmc Spontaneous coronary artery dissection involving the left main stem: assessment by intravascular ultrasound
    J Auer
    Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Wels, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Heart 90:e39. 2004
  3. ncbi [Angiographic results of "atypical" chest pain]
    Johann Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und internistische Intensivemedizin, Allegmeines Offentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen, Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz Wels, Austria
    Herz 27:772-9. 2002
  4. ncbi [Statins and cerebrovascular events]
    Johann Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und internistische Intensivemedizin, Allegmeines Offentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen, Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz Wels, Austria
    Herz 27:765-71. 2002
  5. ncbi Lack of association between plasma lipoprotein(a) concentrations and the presence or absence of coronary atherosclerosis
    Johann Auer
    2nd Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Acta Cardiol 57:409-14. 2002
  6. ncbi Influenza A and B IgG seropositivity and coronary atherosclerosis assessed by angiography
    Johann Auer
    Second Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Heart Dis 4:349-54. 2002
  7. ncbi [Recanalization of chronic coronary occlusions]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin, A ö Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Acta Med Austriaca 29:132-6. 2002
  8. ncbi Clinical significance of pleiotropic effects of statins: lipid reduction and beyond
    J Auer
    II nd Med Department with Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    Curr Med Chem 9:1831-50. 2002
  9. ncbi Relation of C-reactive protein levels to presence, extent, and severity of angiographic coronary artery disease
    J Auer
    2nd Medical Department, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Indian Heart J 54:284-8. 2002
  10. ncbi Amiodarone in the prevention and treatment of arrhythmia
    Johann Auer
    2nd Medical Department, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 3:1037-44. 2002

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Publications93

  1. ncbi Atrial fibrillation and risk of postoperative complications
    Johann Auer
    JAMA 292:41; author reply 41-2. 2004
  2. pmc Spontaneous coronary artery dissection involving the left main stem: assessment by intravascular ultrasound
    J Auer
    Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Wels, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Heart 90:e39. 2004
    ..Intravascular ultrasound showed coronary artery dissection and intramural haematoma at the left main stem coronary artery. Acute coronary syndrome developed and subsequently surgical revascularisation was performed successfully...
  3. ncbi [Angiographic results of "atypical" chest pain]
    Johann Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und internistische Intensivemedizin, Allegmeines Offentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen, Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz Wels, Austria
    Herz 27:772-9. 2002
    ..Therefore, it appears important to analyze coronary angiograms in patients with the referral diagnosis of "atypical" chest pain with inconsistent noninvasive testing or impossibility to perform noninvasive assessment...
  4. ncbi [Statins and cerebrovascular events]
    Johann Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und internistische Intensivemedizin, Allegmeines Offentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen, Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz Wels, Austria
    Herz 27:765-71. 2002
    ..In this population, statistically highly significant reductions have been reported for stroke, cardiovascular mortality, nonfatal myocardial infarction, all-cause mortality, and need for cardiovascular procedures...
  5. ncbi Lack of association between plasma lipoprotein(a) concentrations and the presence or absence of coronary atherosclerosis
    Johann Auer
    2nd Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Acta Cardiol 57:409-14. 2002
    ..This study was performed to determine whether the plasma concentration of Lp(a) is associated with coronary atherosclerosis asessed by coronary angiography...
  6. ncbi Influenza A and B IgG seropositivity and coronary atherosclerosis assessed by angiography
    Johann Auer
    Second Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Heart Dis 4:349-54. 2002
    ..This analysis demonstrates that although influenza (A and B) seropositivity represents no predictor of risk for CAD, infectious burden is independently associated with coronary atherosclerosis...
  7. ncbi [Recanalization of chronic coronary occlusions]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin, A ö Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Acta Med Austriaca 29:132-6. 2002
    ..Stenting has been performed in three out of four patients with successful recanalization of chronically occluded coronary arteries...
  8. ncbi Clinical significance of pleiotropic effects of statins: lipid reduction and beyond
    J Auer
    II nd Med Department with Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    Curr Med Chem 9:1831-50. 2002
    ..Actions of statins on vascular, glomerular, bone, and insulin-sensitive tissue as well as effects of statins on cognitive function and oncoprotection will be discussed in this review...
  9. ncbi Relation of C-reactive protein levels to presence, extent, and severity of angiographic coronary artery disease
    J Auer
    2nd Medical Department, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Indian Heart J 54:284-8. 2002
    ..g. inflammatory fibrous cap degradation) leading to acute coronary events. This study was performed to determine whetherthe concentration of C-reactive protein is associated with coronary atherosclerosis assessed by coronary angiography...
  10. ncbi Amiodarone in the prevention and treatment of arrhythmia
    Johann Auer
    2nd Medical Department, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 3:1037-44. 2002
    ..This review will analyze the evidence that amiodarone is a safe and effective antiarrhythmic drug...
  11. ncbi Current and new drugs for the treatment of arrhythmias
    Johann Auer
    2nd Medical Department, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 3:1029-36. 2002
    ..Additionally, this manuscript reviews the newer class III agents' effectiveness in treating atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, and the development of novel antiarrhythmic drugs that act specifically to alter cell communication...
  12. ncbi [Intracoronary brachytherapy--an update]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Wien Med Wochenschr 152:215-9. 2002
    ..Currently, intracoronary brachytherapy is mainly considered for treatment of in-stent-restenosis...
  13. ncbi Clinical and angiographic outcome after cutting balloon angioplasty
    Johann Auer
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, Wels, Austria, 4600
    J Interv Cardiol 16:15-21. 2003
    ..This series demonstrates the safety and feasibility of cutting balloon angioplasty in patients with complex coronary artery disease and in-stent restenosis...
  14. pmc Left ventricular microaneurysms as a cause of apparently idiopathic ventricular fibrillation
    J Auer
    Heart 89:644. 2003
  15. ncbi Bilateral intermittent claudication and the aorta
    Johann Auer
    Departments of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600, Wels, Austria
    Heart Vessels 19:103-4. 2004
    ..In contrast, a giant thrombus of the descending aorta was identified as the source of systemic thromboembolism. The patient was treated successfully with long-term anticoagulation...
  16. ncbi Antiarrhythmic therapy on prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients after heart surgery
    J Auer
    Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Curr Med Chem Cardiovasc Hematol Agents 2:29-34. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi Obesity, body fat and coronary atherosclerosis
    J Auer
    Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, Department of Internal Medicine II, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Int J Cardiol 98:227-35. 2005
    ..We conducted this cross-sectional study in a clinical setting to investigate the relation of the obesity and body fat (BF) with angiographically defined coronary atherosclerosis...
  18. ncbi [Subclinical hyperthyroidism and atrial fibrillation]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistische Internsivmedizin, AKH Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Acta Med Austriaca 30:98-9. 2003
    ..Subclinical hyperthyroidism increases the prevalence of AF approximately to the same extent as oHT and has to be included in diagnostical considerations in patients with AF...
  19. ncbi Thyroid function is associated with presence and severity of coronary atherosclerosis
    J Auer
    Second Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    Clin Cardiol 26:569-73. 2003
    ..Overt hypothyroidism has been found to be associated with cardiovascular disease. Moreover, subclinical hypothyroidism is a strong indicator of risk for aortic atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction...
  20. ncbi Transient left ventricular apical ballooning mimicking acute coronary syndrome in four patients from central Europe
    Johann Auer
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Grieskirchnerstrase 42, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Croat Med J 46:942-9. 2005
    ..Despite severe initial presentation, conservative medical management leads to good long term outcome...
  21. ncbi Genetic polymorphisms in cytokine and adhesion molecule genes in coronary artery disease
    Johann Auer
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Am J Pharmacogenomics 3:317-28. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, although the current data is preliminary and partly conflicting, it does provide some evidence that alterations in the genetics of the inflammatory system may modify the risk of CAD...
  22. ncbi Postoperative atrial fibrillation independently predicts prolongation of hospital stay after cardiac surgery
    J Auer
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 46:583-8. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi Hepatitis A IgG seropositivity and coronary atherosclerosis assessed by angiography
    J Auer
    2nd Medical Department, General Hospital Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Int J Cardiol 90:175-9. 2003
    ..We tested the hypothesis that hepatitis A virus (HAV) could be associated with significant coronary artery disease...
  24. ncbi [Platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in coronary artery disease]
    Johann Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie, Allgemeines Offentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Wels, Austria
    Herz 28:393-403. 2003
    ..Intravenous agents directed against this receptor include the chimeric monoclonal antibody fragment abciximab, the peptide inhibitor eptifibatide and nonpeptide mimetics tirofiban and lamifiban...
  25. ncbi Throat pain as the only symptom of inferior wall myocardial infarction
    Johann Auer
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    J Otolaryngol 35:424-6. 2006
  26. ncbi Body iron stores and coronary atherosclerosis assessed by coronary angiography
    J Auer
    2nd Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, Wels General Hospital, Wels, Austria
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 12:285-90. 2002
    ..To assess these findings, we examined the association between serum ferritin and the angiographic extent of coronary atherosclerosis in consecutive patients referred for coronary angiography...
  27. ncbi Serum neopterin and activity of coronary artery disease
    J Auer
    Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Australia
    Heart Dis 3:297-301. 2001
    ....
  28. ncbi [Acute coronary syndromes: an update. II. Coronary revascularization and risk stratification]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin, Allgemeines Offentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Wels, Osterreich
    Herz 26:111-8. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi [Retroperitoneal fibrosis as the etiology for recent onset of abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting--a rare and easily missed differential diagnosis]
    J Auer
    I Interne Abteilung mit Gastroenterologie, Rheumatologie und Endokrinologie, a ö Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Hl Kreuz, Grieskirchner Strasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Acta Med Austriaca 27:163-7. 2000
    ..Mortality rates are high with a 10-year mortality rate of 10 to 20%. We describe a case of a 55 year old woman with retroperitoneal fibrosis and discuss clinical findings, symptomatic signs, diagnosis, and treatment of this rare disease...
  30. ncbi [Therapy of heart failure with ACE inhibitors--"evidence-based medicine" and clinical reality]
    J Auer
    II Internen Abteilung mit Kardiologie des a ö Krankenhauses der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom HI, Kreuz, Wels
    Wien Med Wochenschr 149:587-92. 1999
    ..In spite of innovations of modern heart failure therapy prognosis is still bad. Survival after diagnosis of severe heart failure (functional class NYHA III and IV) is limited to a mean of 14 month...
  31. ncbi [Homocysteine and cardiovascular risk]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin, a ö Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Hl Kreuz, Grieskirchner Strasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Wien Med Wochenschr 151:25-8. 2001
    ..Possible effects of these interventions on acute vascular events are not known...
  32. ncbi [Pharmacologic interventions in primary prevention: lipid lowering drugs, aspirin, antiobesity drugs, and antihypertensive agents]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Intensivmedizin, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Hl Kreuz, Grieskirchner Strasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Wien Med Wochenschr 151:13-7. 2001
    ..The following article describes potential indications of several drugs, in particular cholesterol-lowering therapy, aspirin, drug therapy of obesity and hypertension, for use in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease...
  33. ncbi [The status of gene therapy in cardiovascular medicine]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Allgemeines öffentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Hl Kreuz, Wels, Osterreich
    Herz 25:635-42. 2000
    ....
  34. ncbi [Anti-ischemia effect of estrogens]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung Kardiologie Allg Krankenhaus der Barmh, Osterreich
    Z Kardiol 89:434-41. 2000
    ....
  35. ncbi [Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy--clinical and diagnostic characteristics based on a case report]
    J Auer
    II Internen Abteilung mit Kardiologie des A ö Krankenhauses der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Hl Kreuz, Wels
    Acta Med Austriaca 27:87-90. 2000
    ..We report on a 77-year old woman suffering from chest pain for many years. Cardiac catheterisation confirmed diagnosis of apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy...
  36. ncbi ["Myocardium in hibernation"--implications for clinical medicine]
    J Auer
    II Internen Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Interner Intensivmedizin, A ö Krankenhauses der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Wels
    Wien Med Wochenschr 150:123-7. 2000
    ....
  37. ncbi [Acute coronary syndromes: an update. I. Pathogenesis and drug therapy]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin, Allgemeines Offentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Wels, Osterreich
    Herz 26:99-110. 2001
    ....
  38. ncbi [Neuromodulation as an alternative method in the treatment of refractory angina pectoris]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin, A ö Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Wien Med Wochenschr 151:405-8. 2001
    ..Epidural spinal cord stimulation represents an alternative therapy for the treatment of selected patients with angina pectoris refractory to conventional therapy...
  39. ncbi Subclinical hyperthyroidism as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation
    J Auer
    Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, Department of Internal Medicine II, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    Am Heart J 142:838-42. 2001
    ..We studied whether subclinical hyperthyroidism with low serum thyrotropin concentrations and free thyroid hormone concentrations within the normal range in clinically euthyroid persons is a risk factor for subsequent atrial fibrillation...
  40. ncbi A clinical focus on statins
    J Auer
    IInd Medicine Department with Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 2:382-8. 2001
    ..Studies, recently published (AVERT or MIRACL) provide more information on the topic of therapy with statins in the early phase of acute coronary syndromes...
  41. ncbi [Pathophysiology and therapeutic aspects of left ventricular "remodeling" in the post-infarct phase]
    J Auer
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin, A ö Krankenhaus Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Acta Med Austriaca 28:117-22. 2001
    ..Once infarct evolution has occurred, pharmacological intervention, like ACE inhibition and beta-adrenoreceptor blocking agents, may minimize infarct expansion and ventricular dilatation and improve the long-term prognosis...
  42. ncbi [Coronary artery bypass graft dysfunction--clinical presentation, laboratory and electrocardiographic parameters]
    T Weber
    II Internen Abteilung mit Kardiologie, I Chirurgischen Abteilung für Herz und Thoraxchirurgie des A ö Krankenhauses der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Acta Med Austriaca 28:5-10. 2001
    ..Therefore, inflammatory processes seem to play an important role in the development of venous graft dysfunction...
  43. ncbi Early investigation of silver-coated Silzone heart valves prosthesis in 126 patients
    J Auer
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    J Heart Valve Dis 10:717-23. 2001
    ..The present data indicated no significant disadvantages or higher rate of complications related to silver coating compared with other, non-silver-coated prostheses. Future investigation is needed to determine long-term outcome...
  44. ncbi [Physical activity and training in heart failure]
    T Weber
    II Interne Abteilung Kardiologie, Allgemeines Krankenhaus, Barmherzigen Schwestern, Wels, Osterreich
    Z Kardiol 89:227-35. 2000
    ..But even if today no definite answer to this question from a large, multicenter trial is available, application of exercise training for selected heart failure patients can be recommended, if adequate supervision is provided...
  45. ncbi [Rupture of a congenital right coronary sinus of Valsalva aneurysm as etiology of acute cardiac decompensation]
    R Berent
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie, Allgemein Offentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Osterreich
    Z Kardiol 89:109-13. 2000
    ..In such conditions transthoracic and especially transesophageal echocardiography serve as noninvasive excellent tools to make an exact diagnosis...
  46. ncbi Cardiac rupture in embolic myocardial infarction after implantation of a valved aortic conduit
    G Lamm
    Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Heart Lung Circ 17:256-8. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi Arterial wave reflections and determinants of endothelial function a hypothesis based on peripheral mode of action
    Thomas Weber
    Cardiology Department, Klinikum Kreuzschwestern, Wels, Austria
    Am J Hypertens 20:256-62. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that AIx under basal conditions would be related to endothelial function as well...
  48. ncbi Headache as a manifestation of fatal myocardial infarction
    J Auer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Neurol Sci 22:395-7. 2001
    ..Owing to the very rare occurrence of headache as a symptom of myocardial ischemia, diagnosis is difficult and requires a high degree of suspicion...
  49. ncbi Increased arterial wave reflections predict severe cardiovascular events in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions
    Thomas Weber
    Cardiology Department, Klinikum of the Kreuzschwestern, Wels, Austria
    Eur Heart J 26:2657-63. 2005
    ..We prospectively evaluated their prognostic value in the short- and long-term following percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs)...
  50. pmc Prolonged mechanical systole and increased arterial wave reflections in diastolic dysfunction
    T Weber
    Cardiology Department, Klinikum Kreuzschwestern, Wels, Austria
    Heart 92:1616-22. 2006
    ..To evaluate whether left ventricular ejection time indexed for heart rate (left ventricular ejection time index (LVETI)) and arterial wave reflections (augmented pressure (AP)) are increased in patients with diastolic dysfunction (DD)...
  51. ncbi Influence of cardiopulmonary resuscitation on levels of tumour markers
    R Berent
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 15:252-6. 2006
    ..Thus, in contrast to PSA, interpretation of AFP, CEA, CA 15-3 serum levels is not influenced by recent CPR...
  52. ncbi Lessons learned from statin trials
    J Auer
    Second Medical Department, Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital, Wels, Austria
    Clin Cardiol 24:277-80. 2001
    ..The potential of this drug class has yet to be fully explored. Studies currently under way will answer many of the outstanding questions...
  53. ncbi Subarachnoid haemorrhage with "Ecstasy" abuse in a young adult
    J Auer
    Second Medical Department, Division of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Neurol Sci 23:199-201. 2002
    ..Arteriography should be part of the evaluation of most young patients with stroke or non-traumatic ICH...
  54. ncbi [Cardiovascular risk factor profiles and angiography results in young patients]
    Gudrun Lamm
    II Internen Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin des A ö Krankenhauses der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Acta Med Austriaca 30:72-5. 2003
    ..This has to be considered while deciding about the indication for coronary angiography...
  55. ncbi The diagnostic and prognostic value of brain natriuretic peptide and aminoterminal (nt)-pro brain natriuretic peptide
    Thomas Weber
    Cardiology Department, General Hospital of the Kreuzschwestern, Wels, Austria
    Curr Pharm Des 11:511-25. 2005
    ..In patients with elevated values of BNP or nt-proBNP, further cardiological assessment is necessary, as their plasma levels are affected not only by left ventricular function...
  56. ncbi Arterial stiffness, wave reflections, and the risk of coronary artery disease
    Thomas Weber
    Cardiology Department of the General Hospital of the Kreuzschwestern, Wels, Austria
    Circulation 109:184-9. 2004
    ..Increased arterial stiffness, determined invasively, has been shown to predict a higher risk of coronary atherosclerosis. However, invasive techniques are of limited value for screening and risk stratification in larger patient groups...
  57. ncbi Multiple complex coronary plaques in a patient with acute myocardial infarction
    Johann Auer
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Grieskirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Heart Vessels 16:211-3. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi [Infection sources in HNO- and jawbone regions in patients before valve replacement surgery]
    Elisabeth Lassnig
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Intensivstation, Allgemeines öffentliches Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Hl Kreuz, Wels, Osterreich
    Herz 29:317-21. 2004
    ..Therefore, it is common to perform a screening for potential sources of infection before surgery in order to be able to do a prophylactic treatment...
  59. ncbi A comparison between oral antiarrhythmic drugs in the prevention of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery: the pilot study of prevention of postoperative atrial fibrillation (SPPAF), a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Johann Auer
    Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    Am Heart J 147:636-43. 2004
    ..This pilot trial was designed to test whether each of the active oral drug regimens is superior to placebo for prevention of postoperative AF and whether there are differences in favor of 1 of the preventive strategies...
  60. ncbi Arterial stiffness and cardiovascular drugs
    Thomas Weber
    Cardiology Department of the General Hospital of the Kreuzschwestern, Wels, Austria
    Curr Pharm Des 9:1049-63. 2003
    ..However, large-scale clinical trials are needed to prove the hypothesis that treatment of these new therapeutic targets will translate into clinical benefit, expressed in cardiovascular events or even mortality...
  61. ncbi Valvuloplasty with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium in patients with complex mitral valve pathology
    C K Ng
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 71:78-85. 2001
    ..Severe mitral regurgitation associated with complex mitral valve disease often precludes successful surgical repair. The feasibility and the results of valvuloplasty with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium remain largely unknown...
  62. ncbi [Commentary on primary prevention]
    B Eber
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Intensivstation, Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wels, Grieskirchner Strasse 42, A 4600 Wels
    Wien Med Wochenschr 151:3-6. 2001
    ..It is not my purpose to give a complete overview on this subject; however, some important aspects will be discussed to keep this subject in the forefront of interest...
  63. pmc Unstable angina early after aortic valve replacement surgery in a female patient with normal coronary arteries preoperatively--a case report
    Sybille Gruber
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Braunau, Austria
    J Cardiothorac Surg 4:29. 2009
    ..Angina pectoris early after aortic valve replacement surgery in patients with previously normal coronary arteries may be life threatening and has to be assessed immediately...
  64. ncbi Intracoronary air embolism in open heart surgery--an uncommon source of myocardial ischaemia
    Gudrun Lamm
    Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Int J Cardiol 112:e85-6. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi Ability of neuron-specific enolase to predict survival to hospital discharge after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Johann Auer
    Department of Cardiology and Institute of Laboratory Medicine I, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    CJEM 8:13-8. 2006
    ..We investigated the prognostic performance of serum neuron-specific enolase (NSE), a biochemical marker of ischemic brain injury, after successful CPR...
  66. pmc Effect of home-based telemonitoring using mobile phone technology on the outcome of heart failure patients after an episode of acute decompensation: randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Scherr
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Med Internet Res 11:e34. 2009
    ..Telemonitoring of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) is an emerging concept to detect early warning signs of impending acute decompensation in order to prevent hospitalization...
  67. ncbi D-dimer in acute aortic dissection
    Thomas Weber
    Cardiology Department, General Hospital of the Barmherzigen Schwestern, Wels, Austria
    Chest 123:1375-8. 2003
    ..Its main value is in the exclusion of other diseases. Following an incidental observation, we systematically investigated the relationship between elevated d-dimer levels and acute aortic dissection...
  68. ncbi C-reactive protein and coronary artery disease
    Johann Auer
    Department of Internal Medicine II Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Grieslirchnerstrasse 42, A 4600 Wels, Austria
    Jpn Heart J 43:607-19. 2002
    ....
  69. pmc Renal function is associated with risk of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
    Johann Auer
    Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Wels, Austria
    Can J Cardiol 23:859-63. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the association of impaired renal function and the development of postoperative AF...
  70. ncbi Risk factors of postoperative atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
    Johann Auer
    Department of Cardiology, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    J Card Surg 20:425-31. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate clinical predictors of postoperative AF...
  71. ncbi Postoperative white blood cell count predicts atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery
    Gudrun Lamm
    Department of Cardiology and Intensive Care, General Hospital Wels, Wels, Austria
    J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 20:51-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the correlation between the postoperative white blood cell (WBC) count as a marker of inflammation and the development of postoperative AF after cardiac surgery...
  72. ncbi [Panic disorder and angina pectoris]
    Markus Prenninger
    II Interne Abteilung mit Kardiologie und Internistischer Intensivmedizin des Allgemeinen Krankenhauses der Barmherzigen Schwestern vom Heiligen Kreuz, Wels, Osterreich
    Acta Med Austriaca 31:30-4. 2004
    ..A modified SCID-interview complementing the coronary angiography results finally led to the definite diagnosis in this patient after symptoms had been present for over 20 years...
  73. ncbi Low triiodothyronine and cardiovascular disease
    Johann Auer
    Circulation 108:e29-30; author reply e29-30. 2003
  74. ncbi Hepatitis A virus seropositivity and coronary artery disease
    Johann Auer
    Circulation 108:e8. 2003
  75. ncbi Thyroid hormone and arrhythmogenic activity
    Johann Auer
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:574-5; author reply 575. 2002
  76. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection, infectious burden, and coronary artery disease
    Johann Auer
    Am J Cardiol 90:87. 2002
  77. ncbi Influenza virus infection, infectious burden, and atherosclerosis
    Johann Auer
    Stroke 33:1454-5. 2002
  78. ncbi Arterial stiffness, central blood pressures, and wave reflections in cardiomyopathy-implications for risk stratification
    Thomas Weber
    Cardiology Department, Klinikum Kreuzschwestern Wels, Austria
    J Card Fail 13:353-9. 2007
    ..However, in patients with systolic heart failure, the opposite (ie, an association between a lower PP and a worse outcome) has been reported as well...
  79. doi Arterial pulse wave velocity but not augmentation index is associated with coronary artery disease extent and severity: implications for arterial transfer function applicability
    Thomas Weber
    J Hypertens 26:375-6; authro reply 376-7. 2008
  80. ncbi Cardiogenic shock due to myocardial infarction caused by coronary vasospasm associated with hyperthyroidism
    Elisabeth Lassnig
    Int J Cardiol 90:333-5. 2003
  81. ncbi Intensive versus moderate lipid lowering with statins after acute coronary syndromes
    Johann Auer
    N Engl J Med 351:714-7; author reply 714-7. 2004
  82. ncbi Risk of noncardiac surgery in the months following placement of a drug-eluting coronary stent
    Johann Auer
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:713; author reply 714-5. 2004
  83. ncbi Relationship between reduced elasticity of extracardiac vessels and left main stem coronary artery disease
    Thomas Weber
    Eur Heart J 25:1966-7. 2004
  84. ncbi Circumferential pulmonary-vein ablation for atrial fibrillation
    Johann Auer
    N Engl J Med 354:2289-91; author reply 2289-91. 2006
  85. ncbi Verapamil, atrial fibrillation recurrences and anticoagulation
    Johann Auer
    Eur Heart J 25:183-4. 2004
  86. ncbi Coronary revascularization before vascular surgery
    Johann Auer
    N Engl J Med 352:1492-5; author reply 1492-5. 2005
  87. ncbi Letter regarding article by Mandal et al, "association of anti-heat shock protein 65 antibodies with development of postoperative atrial fibrillation"
    Johann Auer
    Circulation 111:e306; author reply e306. 2005
  88. ncbi Left ventricular apical ballooning--a novel cardiac disease mimicking acute coronary syndrome: a case report in a Caucasian patient
    Johann Auer
    Int J Cardiol 106:398-400. 2006
    ..Despite severe initial presentation, conservative medical management leads to good long term outcome in most patients...
  89. ncbi Hyperthyroidism
    Johann Auer
    Lancet 362:1584. 2003
  90. ncbi Statins for patients with type 2 diabetes
    Johann Auer
    Lancet 364:1933-4. 2004
  91. ncbi Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and the heart
    Johann Auer
    Ann Intern Med 139:865-6; author reply 866-7. 2003
  92. ncbi Cytokine gene polymorphisms and development of CAD associated with CP infection
    Johann Auer
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:918-9. 2002
  93. ncbi C-reactive protein in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Johann Auer
    Circulation 109:E20. 2004