Gerhard Pölzl

Summary

Affiliation: Innsbruck Medical University
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and accuracy of transthoracic Doppler echocardiographic estimation of pulmonary capillary wedge pressure applying different methods
    G Poelzl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:553-60. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint [Adaptation of guidelines for the treatment of chronic heart failure in a specialized heart failure clinic]
    Gerhard Pölzl
    Klinische Abteilung für Kardiologie, Universitatsklinik Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:833-9. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Bilateral perirenal fluid accumulation associated with Eisenmenger's syndrome
    Gerhard Pölzl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Innsbruck University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1928-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term improvement in submaximal exercise capacity by optimized therapy with ACE inhibitors and beta blockers in heart failure patients is associated with restoration of peripheral endothelial function
    Gerhard Poelzl
    Clinical Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Cardiol 108:48-54. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic heart failure is associated with vascular remodeling of the brachial artery
    Gerhard Poelzl
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:43-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Capillary deposition of the complement fragment C4d in cardiac allograft biopsies is associated with allograft vasculopathy
    Gerhard Poelzl
    Division of Cardiology, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 18:313-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Interventional and medical treatment of acute heart failure due to inflammation: four cases
    Gerhard Poelzl
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Herz 31:761-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint [Biomarker for diagnosis of rejection after heart transplantation]
    Matthias Frick
    Universitätsklink für Innere Medizin III Kardiologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Herz 35:11-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac hepatopathy before and after heart transplantation
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 18:697-702. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Early detection and successful therapy of fulminant chlamydia pneumoniae myocarditis
    Daniel Hoefer
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    ASAIO J 51:480-1. 2005

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and accuracy of transthoracic Doppler echocardiographic estimation of pulmonary capillary wedge pressure applying different methods
    G Poelzl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Innsbruck, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Heart Fail 3:553-60. 2001
    ..Pulmonary wedge pressure (PWP) is an established index of cardiac function and an essential component in the management of patients with congestive heart failure and in critically ill patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Adaptation of guidelines for the treatment of chronic heart failure in a specialized heart failure clinic]
    Gerhard Pölzl
    Klinische Abteilung für Kardiologie, Universitatsklinik Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:833-9. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to analyse 1. the efficiency of a specialized heart failure clinic in translating guidelines into clinical practice, and 2. the effect of optimized neurohormonal therapy on patient outcome...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bilateral perirenal fluid accumulation associated with Eisenmenger's syndrome
    Gerhard Pölzl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Innsbruck University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1928-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Short-term improvement in submaximal exercise capacity by optimized therapy with ACE inhibitors and beta blockers in heart failure patients is associated with restoration of peripheral endothelial function
    Gerhard Poelzl
    Clinical Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Cardiol 108:48-54. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Chronic heart failure is associated with vascular remodeling of the brachial artery
    Gerhard Poelzl
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:43-8. 2005
    ..We therefore investigated the hypothesis that vascular remodeling is associated with functional changes in peripheral conduit arteries and with systemic overexpression of ET-1 in patients suffering from CHF...
  6. ncbi request reprint Capillary deposition of the complement fragment C4d in cardiac allograft biopsies is associated with allograft vasculopathy
    Gerhard Poelzl
    Division of Cardiology, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 18:313-7. 2005
    ..We were able to show that CAV is highly associated with C4d deposition in capillaries of cardiac allografts and that serial C4d studies may predict development of CAV at 1-year post-transplantation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interventional and medical treatment of acute heart failure due to inflammation: four cases
    Gerhard Poelzl
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Herz 31:761-6. 2006
    ..One patient died of cerebral hemorrhage on day 12 after VAD implantation. In summary, patients with life-threatening fulminant myocarditis can be successfully bridged to recovery or transplantation with mechanical circulatory support...
  8. doi request reprint [Biomarker for diagnosis of rejection after heart transplantation]
    Matthias Frick
    Universitätsklink für Innere Medizin III Kardiologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Herz 35:11-6. 2010
    ..Using microarray technique gene expression profiles can be detected, which are associated with an increased risk for rejection. Ongoing studies will demonstrate, whether microarrays can at least reduce the number of EMBs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cardiac hepatopathy before and after heart transplantation
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 18:697-702. 2005
    ..These parameters significantly improve within 3 months after HTX. Therefore, chronic cardiac hepatopathy seems to be a benign, potentially reversible disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Early detection and successful therapy of fulminant chlamydia pneumoniae myocarditis
    Daniel Hoefer
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    ASAIO J 51:480-1. 2005
    ..This is the first case to report detecting C pneumoniae as the pathogen responsible for fulminant myocarditis while the patient was still alive and to report long-term follow-up data...
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcome evaluation of the bridge-to-bridge concept in patients with cardiogenic shock
    Daniel Hoefer
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:28-33. 2006
    ..If weaning from ECMO is impossible, the implantation of a ventricular assist device (VAD) is required. Patients either go for recovery of myocardial function (bridge to recovery) or for heart transplantation (bridge to transplant)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cardiac transplantation complicated by acute thrombotic occlusion of the right coronary artery
    Juliane Kilo
    Department for Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Heart Surg Forum 8:E311-3. 2005
    ..This case shows that intense interdisciplinary cooperation of cardiac specialists allows the successful management of very complex patients in serious clinical conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fatal course of parvovirus B19-associated myocarditis in a female liver transplant recipient
    Patrycja Jonetzko
    Clinical Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Liver Transpl 11:463-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, to our knowledge this is the first report of PVB19-induced myocarditis confirmed by detection of viral genome in myocardium in a liver transplant recipient...
  14. doi request reprint [Myocarditis and sudden cardiac death in athletes. Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention]
    Matthias Frick
    Universitätsklinik für Innere Medizin III Kardiologie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Herz 34:299-304. 2009
    ..For prevention of myocarditis and sudden cardiac death it is recommended to stop elite sport for 4 weeks after an unspecific infection. Whether moderate sport can be started earlier is unclear...
  15. doi request reprint [Evaluation of the potential organ donor with special regards to heart donation]
    Daniel Hofer
    Universitätsklinik für Herzchirurgie, Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 122:441-51. 2010
    ..Exact donor evaluation allows for matching the organ to the most suitable recipient and is therefore especially in the context of marginal donors a crucial step within transplantation process...
  16. ncbi request reprint Co-infection with two Chlamydophila species in a case of fulminant myocarditis
    Gernot Walder
    Department of Hygiene, Microbiology and Social Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Crit Care Med 35:623-6. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint [Is it possible to reduce CMV-infections after heart transplantation with a three-month antiviral prophylaxis? 7 years experience with ganciclovir]
    Herwig Antretter
    Klinische Abteilung für Herzchirurgie, Universitatsklinik fur Chirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:542-51. 2004
    ..Demographic data of organ recipients and donors in both groups were comparable, except for underlying cardiac diseases (p = 0.016). All patients had identical postoperative immunosuppressive regimes...
  18. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is more sensitive to rapid hemodynamic changes in acute heart failure than N-terminal proBNP
    Johannes Mair
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Chim Acta 379:163-6. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide as a marker of allograft rejection after heart transplantation
    Angelika Hammerer-Lercher
    Department of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry, Division of Clinical Biochemistry, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1444. 2005
    ..BNP monitoring seems to be a useful addition in the individual follow-up of heart transplant recipients to rule out significant rejection...
  20. ncbi request reprint Successful administration of levosimendan in a patient with low-gradient low-output aortic stenosis
    Daniel Hoefer
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:60-2. 2006
    ..No levosimendan-specific adverse events were observed, in particular no hypotension. The excellent postoperative result was maintained after the patient was discharged from hospital...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve repair provides improved outcome over replacement in active infective endocarditis
    Elfriede Ruttmann
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:765-71. 2005
    ..The aim of the investigation was to compare valve repair and valve replacement in respect to the extent of destruction and to analyze survival, recurrent endocarditis, and reoperation (event-free survival)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on ventricular repolarization in patients with congestive heart failure
    Thomas Berger
    Innsbruck Medical University, Clinical Division of Cardiology, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 16:611-7. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the effect of biventricular pacing on ECG markers of ventricular repolarization in patients with congestive heart failure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cardiac phosphorus-31 two-dimensional chemical shift imaging in patients with hereditary hemochromatosis
    Michael F H Schocke
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
    Magn Reson Imaging 22:515-21. 2004
    ..The decreased PCr to beta-ATP ratios in HHC might be caused by mitochondrial impairment due to cardiac iron overload...