E Minar

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Femoral stenting: what do the guidelines tell us
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 54:211-5. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Innovative technologies for SFA occlusions: drug coated balloons in SFA lesions
    E Minar
    Medical University of Vienna, Angiology Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 53:481-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 36:155-64. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The evidence for stenting in femoropopliteal occlusive disease
    E Minar
    Department Angiology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Acta Chir Belg 108:292-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stents above the knee
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 52:225-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Critical limb ischaemia
    E Minar
    Medical University Vienna, Department of Internal Medicine II, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Hamostaseologie 29:102-9. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint New stents for SFA
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:635-45. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in the femoropopliteal segment: the role of inflammation
    M Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:477-83. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Endovascular brachytherapy for prophylaxis of restenosis after femoropopliteal angioplasty : results of a prospective randomized study
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, General Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Circulation 102:2694-9. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting: effect of learning curve and intermediate-term morphological outcome
    R Ahmadi
    Department of Angiology, General Hospital Vienna, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:539-46. 2001

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Femoral stenting: what do the guidelines tell us
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 54:211-5. 2013
    ..Furthermore, in international guidelines no acknowledgement can be made of country- and/or center-specific differences...
  2. ncbi request reprint Innovative technologies for SFA occlusions: drug coated balloons in SFA lesions
    E Minar
    Medical University of Vienna, Angiology Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 53:481-6. 2012
    ..This technology has demonstrated the capacity to have a significant impact on the practice of percutaneous cardiovascular interventions in the future...
  3. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 36:155-64. 2007
    ..This article updates the diagnostic and therapeutic management of patients with peripheral arterial disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint The evidence for stenting in femoropopliteal occlusive disease
    E Minar
    Department Angiology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Acta Chir Belg 108:292-7. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Drug-eluting stents above the knee
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 52:225-9. 2011
    ..A potential future improvement of local drug application for the necessary time span without the disadvantages of permanent stent implantation can be expected by the development of completely bioabsorbable DES...
  6. ncbi request reprint Critical limb ischaemia
    E Minar
    Medical University Vienna, Department of Internal Medicine II, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Hamostaseologie 29:102-9. 2009
    ..The safety and efficacy of the various forms of therapeutic angiogenesis still have to be proven before one can conclude on its role as an additional limb saving strategy...
  7. ncbi request reprint New stents for SFA
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:635-45. 2009
    ..Concerning DES, we have to wait for the results of the ongoing studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint Restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in the femoropopliteal segment: the role of inflammation
    M Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:477-83. 2001
    ..To determine the value of baseline C-reactive protein (CPR), fibrinogen, and white blood cell (WBC) counts in predicting 1-year patency after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in the femoropopliteal segment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Endovascular brachytherapy for prophylaxis of restenosis after femoropopliteal angioplasty : results of a prospective randomized study
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, General Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Circulation 102:2694-9. 2000
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  10. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting: effect of learning curve and intermediate-term morphological outcome
    R Ahmadi
    Department of Angiology, General Hospital Vienna, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:539-46. 2001
    ..To assess the impact of learning on the rate of success and complications of carotid stenting in a single-center, one-operator series and prospectively follow a patient cohort with regard to restenosis...
  11. doi request reprint Renal artery stenosis predicts adverse cardiovascular and renal outcome in patients with peripheral artery disease
    J Amighi
    Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 39:784-92. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether incidental renal artery stenosis (RAS) increases the risk for adverse cardiovascular and renal outcomes in these patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of primary Raynaud's phenomenon and its conversion to connective tissue disease: a 12-year retrospective patient analysis
    S Ziegler
    Division of Angiology, Clinic for Internal Medicine II, University Hospital School of Medicine, Vienna, Austria
    Scand J Rheumatol 32:343-7. 2003
    ..To determine the frequency of development of connective tissue disease (CTD) in patients considered to have idiopathic Raynaud's phenomenon (RP) > 10 years...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endovascular brachytherapy for prophylaxis against restenosis after long-segment femoropopliteal placement of stents: initial results
    R M Wolfram
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna General Hospital, , A-1097 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 220:724-9. 2001
    ..The high incidence of late thrombotic occlusion requires optimization of the antithrombotic regimen...
  14. ncbi request reprint The post-thrombotic syndrome: risk factors and impact on the course of thrombotic disease
    M Stain
    Division of Hematology and Hemostasis, Department of Internal Medicine I, Vienna, Austria
    J Thromb Haemost 3:2671-6. 2005
    ..The post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) is a frequent complication of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Patients with recurrent ipsilateral DVT have an increased risk of PTS; other risk factors are unknown...
  15. ncbi request reprint Haem oxygenase-1 genotype and cardiovascular adverse events in patients with peripheral artery disease
    P Dick
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University Vienna, Austria, Europe
    Eur J Clin Invest 35:731-7. 2005
    ..Short (< 25) (GT)n repeats are suggested to facilitate enhanced HO-1 up-regulation in response to injury and confer potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidative effects...
  16. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein 3' UTR +1444C>T polymorphism in patients with spontaneous venous thromboembolism
    R Vormittag
    Division of Haematology and Haemostaseology, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 188:406-11. 2006
    ..We investigated, whether homozygosity for CRP +1444C>T is associated with an increased risk of spontaneous venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of systemic thrombolysis therapy in aorto-iliac occlusive disease
    R A Bucek
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 30:212-8. 2001
    ..This prospective trial investigates the long-term primary patency rate, the rate of complications and assesses the role of different expected influence parameters on the primary patency rate...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome and prognostic factors for ischaemic ulcers treated with PTA in lower limbs
    W Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:176-81. 2002
    ..To analyse the clinical outcome of patients with ischaemic ulcers (Fontaine stage IV) undergoing percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting renal failure after balloon angioplasty in high-risk patients
    M Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:609-14. 2001
    ..To assess the incidence and predictors of acute renal failure after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in a cohort of patients with generalized atherosclerosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Skin cholesterol: test performance, evaluation of potential determinants and correlation analysis with cardiovascular risk factors and circulating markers of inflammation
    M Reiter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine II, Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 35:167-73. 2006
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  21. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification for subclavian artery angioplasty: is there an increased rate of restenosis after stent implantation?
    M Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:550-7. 2001
    ..To compare long-term patency after balloon angioplasty of stenotic or occluded subclavian arteries with and without adjunctive stenting and to identify independent risk factors for restenosis after balloon angioplasty...
  22. doi request reprint 6 versus 30 months anticoagulation for recurrent venous thrombosis in patients with high factor VIII
    L Eischer
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Ann Hematol 88:485-90. 2009
    ..Our findings in a small number of patients indicate that prolonged anticoagulation seems to be effective but that the benefit is not maintained after discontinuation of anticoagulation...
  23. ncbi request reprint PTA versus carbofilm-coated stents in infrapopliteal arteries: pilot study
    T Rand
    Department of Angiography and Interventional Radiology, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090, Austria
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:29-38. 2006
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  24. ncbi request reprint Post-thrombotic syndrome after primary event of deep venous thrombosis 10 to 20 years ago
    S Ziegler
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Allgemeines Krankenhaus, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Res 101:23-33. 2001
    ..We investigated the impact of the extent of primary deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and recurrent thrombotic events in accordance to other presumed prognostic factors for long-term clinical outcome after first DVT...
  25. doi request reprint Evidence of carotid atherosclerosis in orthopantomograms and the risk for future cardiovascular events
    M Hoke
    General Hospital Vienna, Internal Medicine II Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 39:298-304. 2010
    ..The clinical impact of these findings is unknown. We investigated the association of OPG findings of carotid atherosclerosis with the occurrence of future cardiovascular adverse events...
  26. ncbi request reprint Carotid stenting in a case of combined kinking and stenosis
    R A Ahmadi
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Angiology, General Hospital Vienna, Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 24:197-9. 2001
    ..Advanced stent technology with flexible materials makes endovascular treatment of carotid stenosis feasible even in cases of kinking...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen predicts mortality in high risk patients with peripheral artery disease
    L Doweik
    Department of Angiology, Medical School, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 26:381-6. 2003
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of fibrinogen levels on mortality of high risk patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  28. pmc Penetration of ciprofloxacin into the interstitial space of inflamed foot lesions in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus patients
    M Muller
    Departments of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 43:2056-8. 1999
    ..99 +/- 0.15 [mean +/- standard error], n = 6). Thus, inflammation appears to have little or no effect on the penetration of ciprofloxacin into tissue...
  29. ncbi request reprint Influence and interaction of diabetes and lipoprotein (a) serum levels on mortality of patients with peripheral artery disease
    T Maca
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology and Endocrinology, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:180-6. 2007
    ..We investigated the association and interaction between diabetes mellitus, lipoprotein(a) and mortality in high risk patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Angioplasty increases target site concentrations of ciprofloxacin in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    C Joukhadar
    Division of Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 70:532-9. 2001
    ..From the present data it might be speculated that improvement of arterial blood flow at the affected extremity is associated with increased cure rates of soft tissue infections in these patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Outcome of conservative therapy of patients with severe intermittent claudication
    J Amighi
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:254-8. 2004
    ..Intermittent claudication due to peripheral artery disease (PAD) can be treated conservatively, or by revascularization...
  32. ncbi request reprint Results of a new rapid d-dimer assay (cardiac d-dimer) in the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis
    R A Bucek
    Department of Angiology, University Clinic of Internal Medicine II, General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Res 103:17-23. 2001
    ..It can help in diagnosing DVT from citrate as well as heparin tubes with comparable sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values as STA-LIA and Tina-quant tests...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound with Levovist in the diagnosis of suspected calf vein thrombosis
    R A Bucek
    Department of Angiology, University Clinic, General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Ultrasound Med Biol 27:455-60. 2001
    ..Image quality was improved in 13 (65%) of 20 scans. In conclusion, we can say that Levovist improves the quality of duplex examination of the calf veins, especially in cases with difficult conditions due to obesity or swelling...
  34. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the distal abdominal aorta
    S Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 33:49-51. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Endovascular brachytherapy in peripheral arteries
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, General Hospital Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 32:3-9. 2003
    ..The rather high incidence of late thrombotic occlusion after long-segment femoropopliteal stenting and endovascular BT requires optimization of the antithrombotic regimen...
  36. ncbi request reprint Influence of systemic inflammation on efficiency of antiplatelet therapy in PAOD patients
    S Ziegler
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital School of Medicine, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Ann Hematol 83:92-4. 2004
    ..Our results indicate that the effect of ASA on platelet aggregation, as measured by the PFA-100, is not relevantly influenced in PAOD patients with elevated CRP...
  37. ncbi request reprint Plaque imaging of the internal carotid artery - correlation of B-flow imaging with histopathology
    M Reiter
    University Clinic for Radiology, Department of Angiography and Interventional Radiology, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:122-6. 2007
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Renal function and long-term mortality in patients with asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis
    Matthias Hoke
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 107:150-7. 2012
    ..The clinical importance of these findings has to be validated in larger studies with a community-based approach...
  39. ncbi request reprint A severe case of vascular thoracic outlet syndrome
    R A Bucek
    Department of Angiology, General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 112:973-7. 2000
    ..This complicated and severe case of TOS in a young patient ending with paresis of the right arm and partial finger amputation emphasises the importance of early diagnosis of this condition...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effects of intravenous prostaglandin E1 on arterial compliance: a randomized controlled trial
    W Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Austria
    Vasa 33:131-6. 2004
    ..We investigated the influence of intravenous application of prostanoids on arterial compliance parameters in patients with critical limb ischemia due to peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Endovascular stent implantation for treatment of peripheral artery disease
    M Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:165-70. 2007
    ..Further studies and longer follow-up intervals are needed to confirm these data. Meanwhile, balloon angioplasty with optional stenting also remains the recommended endovascular approach for the femoropopliteal segment...
  42. ncbi request reprint Matching carotid anatomy with carotid stents
    M Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 49:723-7. 2008
    ..The present review discusses the concept of lesion-tailored stenting to optimize early and late outcomes after CAS...
  43. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of antiplatelet therapy with the PFA-100 in peripheral angioplasty patients
    S Ziegler
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital School of Medicine, Vienna, Austria
    Platelets 13:493-7. 2002
    ..In patients suffering from peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) the risk of restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) might be influenced by platelet mediated factors...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reduction in renal function after renal arteriography and after renal artery angioplasty
    S Sabeti
    University of Vienna, Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:156-60. 2002
    ..To investigate the incidence and risk factors for renal function deterioration after renal angiography and angioplasty or stenting...
  45. ncbi request reprint Influence of HMG-CoA-reductase inhibitors on the body fat status
    R A Bucek
    University Clinic of Internal Medicine 2, Department of Angiology, Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Vasa 35:92-5. 2006
    ..While the literature has conclusively shown a significant decrease of plasma lipids after intake of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, there is no detailed information provided about their effects on the body fat status...
  46. ncbi request reprint Temporary vena cava filters do not always protect from fatal pulmonary embolism
    R A Bucek
    Department of Angiology, University Clinic for Internal Medicine II, General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 29:292-4. 2000
    ..So the opinion that the insertion of inferior vena cava filters always prevents lethal pulmonary embolism caused by thrombi of the deep vein system must be revised...
  47. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychological outcome 6 months after unilateral carotid stenting
    J Lehrner
    Universitätsklinik für Neurologie, Medizinische, Universitat Wien
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:859-66. 2005
    ..The reasons for these changes are unclear but may depend on variable type; magnitude of microemboli production; right vs. left cerebral vasculature, respectively...
  48. ncbi request reprint Value of negative spiral CT angiography in patients with suspected acute PE: analysis of PE occurrence and outcome
    C R Krestan
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Vienna AKH, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Radiol 14:93-8. 2004
    ..Therefore, we conclude that patients can be managed safely without anticoagulation therapy; however, this approach may not be appropriate for critically ill patients and those with persistent high clinical suspicion of acute PE...
  49. ncbi request reprint Clinical long-term results of percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    R A Bucek
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 31:36-42. 2002
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint No effect of homocysteine-lowering therapy on vascular inflammation and haemostasis in peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    G H Schernthaner
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University of Vienna, and Department of Internal Medicine I, Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 36:333-9. 2006
    ..Although peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) is significantly associated with elevated homocysteine levels, the clinical relevance of hyperhomocysteinaemia for the prevention and progression of PAOD is still unknown...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prostanoids in the treatment of intermittent claudication--a meta-analysis
    M Reiter
    Clinic for Internal Medicine II, Department of Angiology, General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 31:219-24. 2002
    ..To resolve this uncertainty we performed a meta-analysis of all randomised controlled studies analysing effects of prostanoids in patients suffering from intermittent claudication...
  52. ncbi request reprint The risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism among patients with high factor IX levels
    A Weltermann
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Hematology and Hemostasis, Vienna University Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    J Thromb Haemost 1:28-32. 2003
    ..6 among patients with high FIX and high FVIII. High levels of FIX confer an increased risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism and enhance the risk of recurrence among patients with high FVIII...
  53. ncbi request reprint Neointimal proliferation within carotid stents is more pronounced in diabetic patients with initial poor glycaemic state
    A Willfort-Ehringer
    Department of Medical Angiology, General Hospital of Vienna, University of Vienna Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Diabetologia 47:400-6. 2004
    ..We studied the influence of initial hyperglycaemia on neointimal proliferation within carotid Wallstents...
  54. ncbi request reprint Influence of lipoprotein(a) on restenosis after femoropopliteal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in Type 2 diabetic patients
    T H Maca
    Departments of Medical Angiology, Nephrology and Medical Statistics, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Diabet Med 19:300-6. 2002
    ..The influence of vascular morphology and metabolic parameters including lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) on restenosis after peripheral angioplasty has been compared in Type 2 diabetes (DM) vs. non-diabetic patients (ND)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Non-randomized, prospective, multi-centre evaluation of the ABSOLUTE .035 peripheral self-expanding stent system for occluded or stenotic superficial femoral or proximal popliteal arteries (ASSESS Trial): acute and 30-day results
    T Zeller
    Department of Angiology, Herz Zentrum Bad Krozingen, Bad Krozingen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:719-26. 2007
    ..In this paper we report the study design, the acute and short-term results of a prospective European registry on the treatment of TASC B and C femoropopliteal lesions with the use of the ABSOLUTE stent...
  56. ncbi request reprint Heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter microsatellite polymorphism is associated with restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
    M Exner
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:433-40. 2001
    ..A dinucleotide repeat in the promoter region of the HO-1 gene shows a length polymorphism that modulates the level of gene transcription...
  57. ncbi request reprint Predictors of long-term results after treatment of iliac artery obliteration by transluminal angioplasty and stent deployment
    M A Funovics
    Department of Angiography and Interventional Radiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna General Hospital, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 25:397-402. 2002
    ..To investigate the influence of vascular comorbidity, lesion length, stent placement and lesion coverage as possible predictors of outcome...
  58. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine levels in patients with Raynaud's phenomenon
    M Al-Awami
    Department of Medical Angiology, Clinical Institute for Medical Laboratory Diagnostics, University of Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 31:87-90. 2002
    ..Since homocysteine has been found to be damaging to endothelial cells, we investigated the concentrations of plasma homocysteine, folate and vitamin B12 in patients with primary or secondary RP compared to healthy individuals...
  59. ncbi request reprint Low level laser therapy for treatment of primary and secondary Raynaud's phenomenon
    M Al-Awami
    Department of Medical Angiology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 33:25-9. 2004
    ..In view of these findings, we have proceeded with a double blind, placebo-controlled study...
  60. ncbi request reprint Impact of weight loss on inflammatory proteins and their association with the insulin resistance syndrome in morbidly obese patients
    H P Kopp
    Department of Medicine 1, Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Juchgasse 25, A 1030 Vienna, Austria
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:1042-7. 2003
    ..Elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and interleukin-6 (IL-6), indicating chronic subclinical inflammation, have been associated with features of the IRS and incident cardiovascular disease...