W Dichtl

Summary

Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An uncommon coronary artery fistula causing survived sudden cardiac death in a young woman
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 21:387-90. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Apical ballooning syndrome
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:456. 2005
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors regulate inflammatory transcription factors in human endothelial and vascular smooth muscle cells
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck, Austria
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:58-63. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Improved preoperative assessment of papillary fibroelastoma by dynamic three-dimensional echocardiography
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Leopold Franzens Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Circulation 106:1300. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Countervailing effects of rapamycin (sirolimus) on nuclear factor-kappa B activities in neointimal and medial smooth muscle cells
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 186:321-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint In vivo stimulation of vascular plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 production by very low-density lipoprotein involves transcription factor binding to a VLDL-responsive element
    W Dichtl
    Department of Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 84:706-11. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Oxidized LDL and lysophosphatidylcholine stimulate plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 expression in vascular smooth muscle cells
    W Dichtl
    Department of Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:3025-32. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Very low-density lipoprotein activates nuclear factor-kappaB in endothelial cells
    W Dichtl
    Wallenberg Laboratory, Department of Medicine, University of Lund, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Circ Res 84:1085-94. 1999
  10. doi request reprint Prognosis and risk factors in patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis and their modulation by atorvastatin (20 mg)
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Cardiol 102:743-8. 2008

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint An uncommon coronary artery fistula causing survived sudden cardiac death in a young woman
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 21:387-90. 2005
    ..This structure was suspected to be a hematoma which had been caused by a blunt thoracic trauma while playing soccer 2 weeks before...
  2. ncbi request reprint Apical ballooning syndrome
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:456. 2005
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors regulate inflammatory transcription factors in human endothelial and vascular smooth muscle cells
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Leopold Franzens University Innsbruck, Austria
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:58-63. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the effects of statins on the activation of transcription factors known to regulate inflammation and cell proliferation/differentiation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Improved preoperative assessment of papillary fibroelastoma by dynamic three-dimensional echocardiography
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Leopold Franzens Universitat Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Circulation 106:1300. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Countervailing effects of rapamycin (sirolimus) on nuclear factor-kappa B activities in neointimal and medial smooth muscle cells
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 186:321-30. 2006
    ..The effects of rapamycin on neointimal smooth muscle cells (niSMC) which are responsible for the occurrence of restenosis have not been investigated so far...
  7. ncbi request reprint In vivo stimulation of vascular plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 production by very low-density lipoprotein involves transcription factor binding to a VLDL-responsive element
    W Dichtl
    Department of Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 84:706-11. 2000
    ..This stimulation is exerted on the level of PAI-1 gene transcription, and involves transcription factor binding to a VLDL responsive element adjacent to a 4G motif within the PAI-1 promoter...
  8. ncbi request reprint Oxidized LDL and lysophosphatidylcholine stimulate plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 expression in vascular smooth muscle cells
    W Dichtl
    Department of Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:3025-32. 1999
    ..These findings demonstrate that LDL oxidation enhances secretion of PAI-1 from cultured SMCs and that a similar mechanism may be involved in vascular expression of PAI-1...
  9. ncbi request reprint Very low-density lipoprotein activates nuclear factor-kappaB in endothelial cells
    W Dichtl
    Wallenberg Laboratory, Department of Medicine, University of Lund, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Circ Res 84:1085-94. 1999
    ..The effect appears to be mediated by a release of VLDL fatty acids but not to involve VLDL oxidation...
  10. doi request reprint Prognosis and risk factors in patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis and their modulation by atorvastatin (20 mg)
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Cardiol 102:743-8. 2008
    ..The study does not support the concept that treatment with a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (20 mg atorvastatin once daily) halts the progression of calcified aortic stenosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Statins differentially regulate vascular endothelial growth factor synthesis in endothelial and vascular smooth muscle cells
    Matthias Frick
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Innsbruck University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 170:229-36. 2003
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether the effect of statins is dependent either on the concentration of the drug or on the cell type...
  12. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptides stimulate cyclic guanosine monophosphate production in human saphenous vein and internal mammary artery
    J Bonatti
    Division of Surgery Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck University Hospital, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 17:175-81. 2000
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  13. ncbi request reprint High-resolution 16-MDCT evaluation of radial artery for potential use as coronary artery bypass graft: a feasibility study
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Department of Radiology II, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 185:1289-93. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Multislice computed tomography for detection of patients with aortic valve stenosis and quantification of severity
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Clinical Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1410-7. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint Acute motor and sensory axonal neuropathy in Burkitt-like lymphoma
    Julia Wanschitz
    Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Muscle Nerve 34:494-8. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that immune mechanisms triggered by the lymphoma initiated damage to the peripheral nervous system and enhanced its vulnerability to the toxic effects of vincristine...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of MDCT for detecting aortic valve regurgitation
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Clinical Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1676-81. 2006
    ..This study evaluates whether ECG-gated 16-MDCT coronary angiography provides a reliable imaging technique for detecting aortic regurgitation (AR)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve calcification as quantified with multislice computed tomography predicts short-term clinical outcome in patients with asymptomatic aortic stenosis
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Clinical Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:494-8. 2006
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  18. doi request reprint Cardiac CT angiography for the diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse: comparison with echocardiography1
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Radiology 254:374-83. 2010
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic performance of coronary computed tomographic (CT) angiography for the diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse (MVP)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Robotically assisted totally endoscopic atrial septal defect repair: insights from operative times, learning curves, and clinical outcome
    Nikolaos Bonaros
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:687-93. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Is there a relation between non-calcifying coronary plaques and acute coronary syndromes? A retrospective study using multislice computed tomography
    Gudrun Feuchtner
    Clinical Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cardiology 110:241-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether different coronary plaque types as classified by multislice computed tomography (CT) are retrospectively correlated with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) in an unselected study population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sixty-four slice CT evaluation of aortic stenosis using planimetry of the aortic valve area
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Clinical Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:197-203. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate planimetry of the aortic valve area with 64-slice CT in comparison with transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in patients with aortic stenosis...
  22. ncbi request reprint 64-MDCT for diagnosis of aortic regurgitation in patients referred to CT coronary angiography
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Clinical Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 191:W1-7. 2008
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate whether aortic valve regurgitation can be diagnosed with 64-MDCT in comparison with transthoracic echocardiography...
  23. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin decreases vascular endothelial growth factor in patients with coronary artery disease
    Hannes Franz Alber
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1951-5. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to test a possible influence of atorvastatin on the production of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and in vitro...
  24. ncbi request reprint Atypical clinical presentation of aortic syndrome
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Clinical Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse, Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:13. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin on peripheral endothelial function and systemic inflammatory markers in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Hannes Franz Alber
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Med Wochenschr 157:73-8. 2007
    ..The effect of atorvastatin therapy on both FMD and inflammatory markers in patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) has not been investigated...
  26. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of cardiac 64-slice computed tomography in detecting atrial thrombi. Comparative study with transesophageal echocardiography and cardiac surgery
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Clinical Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Invest Radiol 43:794-801. 2008
    ..Objective of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of 64-slice cardiac computed tomography (CT) for detection of atrial thrombi in comparison with transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and cardiac surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin on circulating proinflammatory T-lymphocyte subsets and soluble CD40 ligand in patients with stable coronary artery disease--a randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Hannes Franz Alber
    Clinical Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am Heart J 151:139. 2006
    ..Coronary atherosclerosis includes an activation of circulating T lymphocytes. Statins exert anti-inflammatory effects beyond lipid lowering. Whether these properties influence systemic T lymphocytes is unclear...
  28. ncbi request reprint Linoleic acid-stimulated vascular adhesion molecule-1 expression in endothelial cells depends on nuclear factor-kappaB activation
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Wallenberg Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Metabolism 51:327-33. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that diets rich in linoleic acid may be proinflammatory and thus atherogenic by activating vascular endothelial cells...
  29. ncbi request reprint Atrial natriuretic peptide-induced release of cyclic guanosine monophosphate by coronary bypass grafts
    J Bonatti
    Division of Cardiac Surgery, University Clinic of Surgery, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 65:1621-4. 1998
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine cGMP release by IMA, RGEA, and SV after atrial natriuretic peptide challenge...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor synthesis in vascular smooth muscle cells is enhanced by 7-ketocholesterol and lysophosphatidylcholine independently of their effect on nitric oxide generation
    J Dulak
    Department of Cardiology, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 159:325-32. 2001
    ..The results indicate that VEGF and NO synthesis in VSMC can be modulated by oxLDL. Those interactions might have an effect on the plaque growth and might be of relevance for the physiology of vascular wall cells...
  31. doi request reprint Multislice computed tomography in infective endocarditis: comparison with transesophageal echocardiography and intraoperative findings
    Gudrun M Feuchtner
    Department of Radiology II, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:436-44. 2009
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  32. doi request reprint Neopterin, CD4+CD28- lymphocytes and the extent and severity of coronary artery disease
    Hannes F Alber
    Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Int J Cardiol 135:27-35. 2009
    ..Whether neopterin, a macrophage-specific activation-marker, and circulating CD3+CD4+CD28- cells are also related to the severity and extent of coronary artery disease (CAD) in stable patients is still unclear...
  33. ncbi request reprint Very low density lipoprotein potentiates tumor necrosis factor-alpha expression in macrophages
    Maria M Stollenwerk
    Department of Medicine, Lund University, Wallenberg Laboratory, Malmo University Hospital, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 179:247-54. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that triacylglycerol-rich lipoproteins are involved in inflammatory processes associated with atherosclerosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm
    Wolfgang Dichtl
    Department of Cardiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:151. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three-dimensional imaging to transesophageal echocardiography for preoperative evaluation in mitral valve prolapse
    Silvana Müller
    Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Cardiol 98:243-8. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the more complex the lesion, the more valuable 3DIR is compared with TEE. Before repair, 3DIR is beneficial for the evaluation and classification of the specific pathology in type II mitral valve dysfunction...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of brachial artery endothelial function and wall thickness
    Matthias Frick
    Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1006-10. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the prognostic value of brachial artery (BA) flow-mediated vasodilation (FMD) and intima-media thickness (IMT) in patients admitted for invasive evaluation of chest pain...
  37. pmc Atorvastatin affects several angiogenic mediators in human endothelial cells
    Jozef Dulak
    Department of Medical Biotechnology, Faculty of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Endothelium 12:233-41. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the present findings points to other angiogenesis-related effects of atorvastatin, which may be of relevance to the beneficial influence of statins in cardiovascular system...