W Weger

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of Graz
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An update on the diagnosis and management of psoriatic arthritis
    W Weger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 146:1-8. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of psoralen plus ultraviolet A therapy vs. biologics in moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: retrospective data analysis of a patient registry
    M Inzinger
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 165:640-5. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677C>T gene polymorphism is not associated with chronic plaque psoriasis
    Wolfgang Weger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Exp Dermatol 17:748-51. 2008
  4. pmc Current status and new developments in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis with biological agents
    Wolfgang Weger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Br J Pharmacol 160:810-20. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion and the endothelin -134 3A/4A gene polymorphisms in patients with chronic plaque psoriasis
    Wolfgang Weger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Exp Dermatol 16:993-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Treatment with 311-nm ultraviolet B enhanced response of psoriatic lesions in ustekinumab-treated patients: a randomized intraindividual trial
    P Wolf
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 166:147-53. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Methotrexate vs. fumaric acid esters in moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis: data registry report on the efficacy under daily life conditions
    M Inzinger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:861-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Delayed-type hypersensitivity to low molecular weight heparins and heparinoids: cross-reactivity does not depend on molecular weight
    R H Grims
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 157:514-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Confocal laser scanning microscopy-guided surgery for neurofibroma
    S Koller
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:e670-2. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Tinea capitis in early infancy treated with itraconazole: a pilot study
    B Binder
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:1161-3. 2009

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint An update on the diagnosis and management of psoriatic arthritis
    W Weger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 146:1-8. 2011
    ..To further improve diagnosis, treatment and quality of life in our patients suffering from PsA an excellent interdisciplinary collaboration between dermatologists, radiologists and rheumatologists is a necessity of utmost importance...
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of psoralen plus ultraviolet A therapy vs. biologics in moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: retrospective data analysis of a patient registry
    M Inzinger
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 165:640-5. 2011
    ..Few studies have directly compared the clinical efficacy of psoralen plus ultraviolet A (PUVA) vs. biologics in the treatment of psoriasis...
  3. doi request reprint The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677C>T gene polymorphism is not associated with chronic plaque psoriasis
    Wolfgang Weger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Exp Dermatol 17:748-51. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate a hypothesized association between the MTHFR 677C>T polymorphism and the presence of chronic plaque psoriasis in a Caucasian population...
  4. pmc Current status and new developments in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis with biological agents
    Wolfgang Weger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Br J Pharmacol 160:810-20. 2010
    ..g. ustekinumab and briakinumab). This article provides a brief overview of the currently approved biological agents in the European Union and of some newer agents, such as briakinumab, certolizumab and golimumab...
  5. ncbi request reprint The angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion and the endothelin -134 3A/4A gene polymorphisms in patients with chronic plaque psoriasis
    Wolfgang Weger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Exp Dermatol 16:993-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was thus to investigate a hypothesized association between these gene polymorphisms and the presence of chronic plaque psoriasis...
  6. doi request reprint Treatment with 311-nm ultraviolet B enhanced response of psoriatic lesions in ustekinumab-treated patients: a randomized intraindividual trial
    P Wolf
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 166:147-53. 2012
    ..e. 75% reduction in Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) compared with baseline (PASI 75)] in the majority of patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque-type psoriasis...
  7. doi request reprint Methotrexate vs. fumaric acid esters in moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis: data registry report on the efficacy under daily life conditions
    M Inzinger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 27:861-6. 2013
    ..To compare the clinical efficacy of methotrexate (MTX) vs. fumaric acid esters (FAE) in psoriasis treated under daily life conditions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Delayed-type hypersensitivity to low molecular weight heparins and heparinoids: cross-reactivity does not depend on molecular weight
    R H Grims
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 157:514-7. 2007
    ..As molecular weight is believed to be a key determinant of sensitization to heparins, the recently developed LMWH bemiparin, with the lowest molecular weight of all LMWHs, appeared to be a significant improvement...
  9. doi request reprint Confocal laser scanning microscopy-guided surgery for neurofibroma
    S Koller
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Clin Exp Dermatol 34:e670-2. 2009
    ..We report for the first time the use of confocal laser scanning microscopy to differentiate between neurofibroma and healthy skin...
  10. doi request reprint Tinea capitis in early infancy treated with itraconazole: a pilot study
    B Binder
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:1161-3. 2009
    ..Tinea capitis is the most common fungal infection of the scalp in childhood, but a very rare disorder in the first year of life...
  11. doi request reprint In vivo confocal laser scanning microscopy of melanocytic skin tumours: diagnostic applicability using unselected tumour images
    A Gerger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 158:329-33. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity and specificity of confocal laser-scanning microscopy for in vivo diagnosis of malignant skin tumors
    Armin Gerger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Cancer 107:193-200. 2006
    ..Currently, early diagnosis is the most efficient method for preventing a fatal outcome. In vivo confocal laser-scanning microscopy (CLSM) is a recently developed potential diagnostic tool...
  13. doi request reprint Diagnostic image analysis of malignant melanoma in in vivo confocal laser-scanning microscopy: a preliminary study
    Armin Gerger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Oncology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Skin Res Technol 14:359-63. 2008
    ..In this study we assessed the applicability of image analysis and a machine learning algorithm on diagnostic discrimination of benign and malignant melanocytic skin tumours in in vivo confocal laser-scanning microscopy (CLSM)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment of molluscum contagiosum with a pulsed dye laser: Pilot study with 19 children
    Barbara Binder
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University, Graz, Austria
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:121-5. 2008
    ..Often the children themselves and their parents desire treatment for cosmetic reasons or because of pruritus. Laser therapy offers another option to the traditional methods of treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of tinea capitis in Europe: current state and changing patterns
    Gabriele Ginter-Hanselmayer
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Mycoses 50:6-13. 2007
    ..Therefore, an increased level of surveillance (screening in schools), and a highly effective interdisciplinary cooperation among general practitioners, mycologists, veterinarians and dermatologists are strongly recommended...
  16. doi request reprint Correlation of image analysis features and visual morphology in melanocytic skin tumours using in vivo confocal laser scanning microscopy
    Andrea Lorber
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Skin Res Technol 15:237-41. 2009
    ..In this study we examined the correlation between objectively reproducible image-analysis features und visual morphology in melanocytic skin tumours using CLSM...
  17. ncbi request reprint Confocal examination of untreated fresh specimens from basal cell carcinoma: implications for microscopically guided surgery
    Armin Gerger
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 141:1269-74. 2005
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of confocal examination of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) in microscopy-guided surgery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tissue counter analysis of histologic sections of melanoma: influence of mask size and shape, feature selection, statistical methods and tissue preparation
    Josef Smolle
    Department of Dermatology, Graz, Austria
    Anal Cell Pathol 24:59-67. 2002
    ..Based on learning sets, statistical classification procedures are generated which facilitate an automated classification of new data sets...
  19. doi request reprint In vivo reflectance confocal microscopy of erythematosquamous skin diseases
    Silvia Koller
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Exp Dermatol 18:536-40. 2009
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  20. doi request reprint Onychomycosis: a new emerging infectious disease in childhood population and adolescents. Report on treatment experience with terbinafine and itraconazole in 36 patients
    G Ginter-Hanselmayer
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:470-5. 2008
    ..Onychomycosis is a rare disease in children with an estimated prevalence ranging from 0% to 2.6%. Thus far, only limited experience with itraconazole and terbinafine treatment in children with onychomycosis is available in the literature...
  21. ncbi request reprint The use of confocal laser-scanning microscopy in microsurgery for invasive squamous cell carcinoma
    M Horn
    Division of Analytical Morphological Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 15, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 156:81-4. 2007
    ..As vertical sections are prepared, morphological features can be assessed according to standard criteria used in conventional histopathology...
  22. pmc Haplotype-tagging interleukin-10 promoter polymorphism is associated with reduced risk of retinal artery occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Mol Vis 13:549-52. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate a hypothesized association between the haplotype-tagging IL10 -592C>A polymorphism and the presence of retinal artery occlusion (RAO)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Role of the interleukin-6 -174 G>C gene polymorphism in retinal artery occlusion
    Martin Weger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University, Graz, Austria
    Stroke 36:249-52. 2005
    ..The aim of the present case-control study was to investigate the role of this polymorphism for retinal artery occlusion (RAO)...
  24. doi request reprint Assessing melanoma risk factors: how closely do patients and doctors agree?
    E Richtig
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Public Health 122:1433-9. 2008
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  25. doi request reprint Discrimination of actinic keratoses from normal skin with reflectance mode confocal microscopy
    Michael Horn
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Dermatol Surg 34:620-5. 2008
    ..As these treatment options do not provide tissue for histopathologic examination, in vivo confocal laser scanning microscopy may become an important method for obtaining a reliable diagnosis...