Anton Amann

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Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Breath analysis: the approach towards clinical applications
    Anton Amann
    Department of Anaesthesia and General Intensive Care, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Mini Rev Med Chem 7:115-29. 2007
  2. pmc Volume of the effect compartment in simulations of neuromuscular block
    Vladimir Nigrovic
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 2:41. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The prediction of defibrillation outcome using a new combination of mean frequency and amplitude in porcine models of cardiac arrest
    Anton Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 95:716-22, table of contents. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Detecting ventricular fibrillation by time-delay methods
    Anton Amann
    Department of Anesthesia and General Intensive Care, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:174-7. 2007
  5. pmc Monitoring of immune activation using biochemical changes in a porcine model of cardiac arrest
    A Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Mediators Inflamm 10:343-6. 2001
  6. pmc Reliability of old and new ventricular fibrillation detection algorithms for automated external defibrillators
    Anton Amann
    Department of Anesthesia and General Intensive Care, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Biomed Eng Online 4:60. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Surfactant protein B labelled with [(99m)Tc(CO)3(H20)3](+) retains biological activity in vitro
    A Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Nucl Med Biol 28:243-50. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint The influence of atracurium, cisatracurium, and mivacurium on the proliferation of two human cell lines in vitro
    A Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 93:690-6. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Algorithms to analyze ventricular fibrillation signals
    A Amann
    Leopold Franzens University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Crit Care 7:152-6. 2001
  10. pmc Reduction of CPR artifacts in the ventricular fibrillation ECG by coherent line removal
    Anton Amann
    University Clinic of Anesthesia, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Biomed Eng Online 9:2. 2010

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Breath analysis: the approach towards clinical applications
    Anton Amann
    Department of Anaesthesia and General Intensive Care, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Mini Rev Med Chem 7:115-29. 2007
    ..Brief outlines are given of the research carried out to date, and prospects for the future of this potentially valuable non-invasive technique are indicated...
  2. pmc Volume of the effect compartment in simulations of neuromuscular block
    Vladimir Nigrovic
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, OH, USA
    Theor Biol Med Model 2:41. 2005
    ..The study examines the role of the volume of the effect compartment in simulations of neuromuscular block (NMB) produced by nondepolarizing muscle relaxants...
  3. ncbi request reprint The prediction of defibrillation outcome using a new combination of mean frequency and amplitude in porcine models of cardiac arrest
    Anton Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 95:716-22, table of contents. 2002
    ..85, 0.89 and 0.90, respectively. FREQ, AMPL, and SI values were not sensitive in regard to the four different cardiac arrest models but were significantly different for vasopressin and epinephrine animals...
  4. ncbi request reprint Detecting ventricular fibrillation by time-delay methods
    Anton Amann
    Department of Anesthesia and General Intensive Care, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:174-7. 2007
    ..This new algorithm is based on time-delay methods and outperforms all other investigated algorithms...
  5. pmc Monitoring of immune activation using biochemical changes in a porcine model of cardiac arrest
    A Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology and General Intensive Care, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Mediators Inflamm 10:343-6. 2001
    ..The kynurenine-per-tryptophan quotient may serve as a short-term measurement of immune activation and hence permit an estimate of the extent of immune activation...
  6. pmc Reliability of old and new ventricular fibrillation detection algorithms for automated external defibrillators
    Anton Amann
    Department of Anesthesia and General Intensive Care, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Biomed Eng Online 4:60. 2005
    ..These algorithms should have a high detection quality, be easily implementable, and work in real time in an AED. Testing of these algorithms should be done by using a large amount of annotated data under equal conditions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surfactant protein B labelled with [(99m)Tc(CO)3(H20)3](+) retains biological activity in vitro
    A Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Nucl Med Biol 28:243-50. 2001
    ..Spreading properties and surface activity of (99m)Tc-labelled SP-B in an air/water interface coincided with those of unlabelled SP-B. (99m)Tc-SP-B seems to be a promising agent to observe surfactant spreading under clinical conditions...
  8. ncbi request reprint The influence of atracurium, cisatracurium, and mivacurium on the proliferation of two human cell lines in vitro
    A Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 93:690-6. 2001
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  9. ncbi request reprint Algorithms to analyze ventricular fibrillation signals
    A Amann
    Leopold Franzens University, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Crit Care 7:152-6. 2001
    ..The universality of threshold values has to be examined, and promising new parameters have to be monitored over longer time periods and analyzed for the effects of chest compressions, ventilation, and concomitant vasopressor therapy...
  10. pmc Reduction of CPR artifacts in the ventricular fibrillation ECG by coherent line removal
    Anton Amann
    University Clinic of Anesthesia, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Biomed Eng Online 9:2. 2010
    ..Therefore ECG-analysis during ongoing chest compression could provide a considerable progress in comparison with standard analysis techniques working only during "hands-off" intervals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analysing ventricular fibrillation ECG-signals and predicting defibrillation success during cardiopulmonary resuscitation employing N(alpha)-histograms
    A Amann
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 50:77-85. 2001
    ..We conclude, that N(alpha)-analysis was superior to mean fibrillation frequency analysis during CPR in predicting defibrillation success, and distinction between vasopressin versus epinephrine effects...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of nifedipine on ventricular fibrillation mean frequency in a porcine model of prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Karl H Stadlbauer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 97:226-30, table of contents. 2003
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  13. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of ventricular fibrillation signals for the evaluation of defibrillation success in the treatment of ventricular fibrillation]
    W Lederer
    Universitätsklinik für Anästhesie und Allgemeine Intensivmedizin, Leopold Franzens Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 38:787-94. 2003
    ..We reviewed various studies and manufacturer characteristics regarding the parameters and algorithms for analyzing arrhythmia ECG signals...
  14. ncbi request reprint The beneficial effect of basic life support on ventricular fibrillation mean frequency and coronary perfusion pressure
    U Achleitner
    Care and Emergency Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Leopold Franzens University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 51:151-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: In this porcine laboratory model, 90 s and 3 min of CPR improved ventricular fibrillation mean frequency, which correlated positively with coronary perfusion pressure, and mean arterial pressure...
  15. ncbi request reprint Altered electrical activity of fibrillation process following thrombolytic therapy in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients with sustained ventricular fibrillation
    Wolfgang Lederer
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Anaesthesiology Research Laboratory, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Med Hypotheses 67:333-5. 2006
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  16. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of epinephrine or vasopressin for resuscitation during epidural anesthesia
    A C Krismer
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Anesth Analg 93:734-42. 2001
    ..We conclude that vasopressin may be a more desirable vasopressor for resuscitation during epidural block because the response to a single dose is longer lasting, and acidosis after multiple doses is less severe compared with epinephrine...
  17. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of Selected Skin-Borne Volatile Markers of Entrapped Humans by Selective Reagent Ionization Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry in NO(+) Mode
    Paweł Mochalski
    Breath Research Institute, University of Innsbruck, Rathausplatz 4, A 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
    Anal Chem 86:3915-23. 2014
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  18. pmc Multi-capillary-column proton-transfer-reaction time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    Veronika Ruzsanyi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria Breath Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria Electronic address
    J Chromatogr A 1316:112-8. 2013
    ..In contrast to other methods that yield additional separation, such as the use of pre-cursor ions other than H3O(+), this method yields additional information without increasing complexity...
  19. doi request reprint Measurement of endogenous acetone and isoprene in exhaled breath during sleep
    Julian King
    Breath Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Rathausplatz 4, A 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
    Physiol Meas 33:413-28. 2012
    ..Furthermore, relative to a linear trend, baseline isoprene concentrations decreased during the transition from the NREM to the REM phase of a complete sleep cycle...
  20. ncbi request reprint Compounds enhanced in a mass spectrometric profile of smokers' exhaled breath versus non-smokers as determined in a pilot study using PTR-MS
    Ievgeniia Kushch
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria Breath Research Unit of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dammstrasse 22, A 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
    J Breath Res 2:026002. 2008
    ..Validation studies in larger numbers of patients with more precise delineation of their smoking behavior and using additional analytical techniques such as GC/MS and SIFT-MS should be carried out...
  21. doi request reprint Assessment of reperfusion following thrombolysis with mean fibrillation and amplitude spectrum area in patients with sustained ventricular fibrillation
    W Lederer
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Anaesthesiology Research Laboratory, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Med Eng Technol 34:148-53. 2010
    ..Improved microcirculatory reperfusion in patients with ventricular fibrillation (VF) enhances the electrical activity of the fibrillation process and increases the likelihood of successful defibrillation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Waveform analysis of biphasic external defibrillators
    U Achleitner
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Resuscitation 50:61-70. 2001
    ..0 to 7.6 Omega. Defibrillator waveform tilt ranged from -13.1 to 61.4%. CONCLUSIONS: The tested defibrillators showed remarkable differences in their waveform design and their varying dependence on transthoracic impedance...
  23. ncbi request reprint Waveforms of external defibrillators: analysis and energy contribution
    U Achleitner
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, Institute for Emergency Medicine, Austria
    Resuscitation 41:193-200. 1999
    ..All but one defibrillator actually use monophasic waveforms, leaving the potential advantage of biphasic waveforms unused. Energy accuracy of defibrillators needs to be improved, and biphasic waveforms should be used more...
  24. doi request reprint Assessment of the exhalation kinetics of volatile cancer biomarkers based on their physicochemical properties
    Anton Amann
    Breath Research Institute, Leopold Franzens University of Innsbruck, 6850 Dornbirn, Austria Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Breath Res 8:016003. 2014
    ..We end this review by a brief discussion on the potential role of these scenarios in screening and therapeutic monitoring of cancer. ..
  25. ncbi request reprint Blood and breath profiles of volatile organic compounds in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Paweł Mochalski
    Breath Research Institute, University of Innsbruck, Rathausplatz 4, A 6850 Dornbirn, Austria
    BMC Nephrol 15:43. 2014
    ..In this work we aim at identifying and quantifying of a wide range of VOCs characterizing uremic breath and blood, with a particular focus on species responding to the dialysis treatment...
  26. pmc Ion mobility spectrometry for detection of skin volatiles
    Veronika Ruzsanyi
    University Clinic for Anesthesia, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 911:84-92. 2012
    ..The technique presented here may contribute to elucidating some physiological processes occurring in the human skin...
  27. pmc Noninvasive detection of lung cancer by analysis of exhaled breath
    Amel Bajtarevic
    Department of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    BMC Cancer 9:348. 2009
    ..An early non-invasive diagnosis of lung cancer would improve prognosis and enlarge treatment options. Analysis of exhaled breath would be an ideal diagnostic method, since it is non-invasive and totally painless...
  28. doi request reprint Determination of volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath of patients with lung cancer using solid phase microextraction and gas chromatography mass spectrometry
    Magdalena Ligor
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Chem Lab Med 47:550-60. 2009
    ..This might lead to a future diagnostic test for lung cancer...
  29. doi request reprint Breath isoprene--aspects of normal physiology related to age, gender and cholesterol profile as determined in a proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry study
    Ievgeniia Kushch
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Chem Lab Med 46:1011-8. 2008
    ..Our cohort consisted of 205 adult volunteers of different smoking background without health complaints. Total cholesterol in blood serum was measured in 79 of these volunteers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Neopterin as a marker of immunostimulation: an investigation in anaesthetic workplaces
    G Gruber
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Anaesthesia 57:747-50. 2002
    ..The present study is the first to investigate the influence of anaesthetic exposure on neopterin levels. No evidence of immunostimulation was found...
  31. doi request reprint Removal of CPR artifacts from the ventricular fibrillation ECG by adaptive regression on lagged reference signals
    Klaus Rheinberger
    Research Center Process and Product Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, Dornbirn 6850, Austria
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:130-7. 2008
    ..This could reduce "hands-off" analysis times which diminish the cardiac perfusion and deteriorate the chance for successful defibrillations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Temperature-programmed gas chromatography linear retention indices of all C4-C30 monomethylalkanes on methylsilicone OV-1 stationary phase. Contribution towards a better understanding of volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath
    Zofia Krkosová
    Chemical Institute, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Mlynska dolina CH 2, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    J Chromatogr A 1179:59-68. 2008
    ..Obtained regular dependences H(P)=f(C(n)) allow precise retention prediction of monomethylalkanes C(30)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Myasthenia gravis and myasthenic syndrome: simulation of twitch strength with or without therapy
    Vladimir Nigrovic
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Ohio, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43614 2598, USA
    Muscle Nerve 32:745-50. 2005
    ..These results provide useful quantitative insights into the relationship between acetylcholine receptors or the stimulus-induced release of acetylcholine and muscle function in myasthenia gravis or Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Human exhaled air analytics: biomarkers of diseases
    Bogusław Buszewski
    Department of Environmental Chemistry and Bioanalytics, Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University, 7 Gagarin St, 87 100 Torun, Poland
    Biomed Chromatogr 21:553-66. 2007
    ..The diagnostic potential of different disease-marking substances in human breath for a selection of diseases and the clinical applications of breath analysis are discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint Modeling of twitch fade based on slow interaction of nondepolarizing muscle relaxants with the presynaptic receptors
    Shashi B Bhatt
    Department of Anesthesiology, Medical University of Ohio, Toledo, USA
    J Pharmacokinet Pharmacodyn 33:461-83. 2006
    ..Tentative estimates of this parameter are offered...