J Finsterer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Myotonic dystrophy type 2
    J Finsterer
    Neurologisches Krankenhaus Rosenhügel, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 9:441-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial left ventricular hypertrabeculation in two blind brothers
    Josef Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Cardiovasc Pathol 11:146-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Complex mitochondriopathy associated with 4 mtDNA transitions
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Neurol 44:37-41. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Subclinical skeletal muscle involvement in long-QT syndrome
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 9:401-5. 1999
  5. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrabeculation in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Herz 26:287-90. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition-induced hypokalemic myopathy in chronic alcoholism
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 36:369-73. 1998
  7. ncbi request reprint Isolated left ventricular abnormal trabeculation: follow-up and association with neuromuscular disorders
    C Stollberger
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Can J Cardiol 17:163-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroid myopathy with unusually high serum creatine kinase values
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Horm Res 52:205-8. 1999
  9. doi request reprint [Diagnosis of myopathies]
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 78:382-93. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Concentric needle EMG versus macro EMG I. Relation in healthy subjects
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1211-5. 2000

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Publications125 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Myotonic dystrophy type 2
    J Finsterer
    Neurologisches Krankenhaus Rosenhügel, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 9:441-7. 2002
    ..The mutation responsible for DM2 is a CCTG-repeat expansion of 75-11 000 repeats in intron 1 of the ZNF9 gene on chromosome 3q21.3. Because of the clinical heterogeneity, the diagnosis of DM2 should rely on DNA analysis alone...
  2. ncbi request reprint Familial left ventricular hypertrabeculation in two blind brothers
    Josef Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Cardiovasc Pathol 11:146-8. 2002
    ..This brother also had Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and myocardial thickening, but without hypertension. It is concluded that LVHT, previously described to occur only sporadically, may be hereditary in single cases...
  3. ncbi request reprint Complex mitochondriopathy associated with 4 mtDNA transitions
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Neurol 44:37-41. 2000
    ..Three of the patient's transitions were also detected in blood leukocytes of the patient's maternal grandmother, mother and brother. Mutant mtDNA was heteroplasmic at >75% in the patient's skeletal muscle...
  4. ncbi request reprint Subclinical skeletal muscle involvement in long-QT syndrome
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 9:401-5. 1999
    ..In conclusion, long-QT syndrome does not seem to be confined to the heart but may involve the skeletal muscle subclinically as well...
  5. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrabeculation in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Herz 26:287-90. 2001
    ..Left ventricular hypertrabeculation (LVHT) has not been described in myotonic dystrophy Type I (MD1) before...
  6. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition-induced hypokalemic myopathy in chronic alcoholism
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 36:369-73. 1998
    ..With other causes excluded, malnutrition and gastrectomy were considered responsible for hypokalemia in this patient with acute tetraparesis and chronic alcoholism...
  7. ncbi request reprint Isolated left ventricular abnormal trabeculation: follow-up and association with neuromuscular disorders
    C Stollberger
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Can J Cardiol 17:163-8. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroid myopathy with unusually high serum creatine kinase values
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Horm Res 52:205-8. 1999
    ..Severe hypothyroidism may be associated with highly elevated creatine kinase and myopathy. Adequate therapy leads to complete recovery, including myopathy...
  9. doi request reprint [Diagnosis of myopathies]
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 78:382-93. 2010
    ..For diagnostic, therapeutic and prognostic implications, diagnostic work-up should be carried out as soon as possible if myopathy is suspected...
  10. ncbi request reprint Concentric needle EMG versus macro EMG I. Relation in healthy subjects
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Neurophysiol 111:1211-5. 2000
    ..In particular it is not known to what degree CN-MUAP variables reflect the electrical properties of a motor unit...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nail-patella syndrome associated with respiratory chain disorder
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, A 1180 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Neurol 46:92-5. 2001
    ..In conclusion, this case demonstrates that NPS may be randomly associated with RCD. NPS patients should undergo detailed cardiological and neurological investigations, in order not to overlook a double trouble partially mimicking NPS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cardiac involvement in Werdnig-Hoffmann's spinal muscular atrophy
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Cardiology 92:178-82. 1999
    ..In conclusion, cardiac manifestations of SMA mainly comprise ECG abnormalities and thickened myocardium. CI in SMA frequently necessitates cardiac therapy...
  13. ncbi request reprint EMG-interference pattern analysis
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Neuromuscular Disorders, Postfach 348, 1180 Vienna, Austria
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 11:231-46. 2001
    ..Overall, automatic methods of EMG interference pattern analysis are powerful tools for diagnostic and non-diagnostic purposes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Stress lactate in mitochondrial myopathy under constant, unadjusted workload
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Hospital Rosenhugel, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 11:811-6. 2004
    ..The sensitivity of the LST is higher than that of resting lactate determination. The LST is a simple and cheap but effective and reliable screening method for detecting the impaired oxidative metabolism in MMP...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cerebrospinal-fluid lactate in adult mitochondriopathy with and without encephalopathy
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, 2nd Neurological Department, Neurologisches Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Rosenhügel, Postfach 348, A 1180 Vienna
    Acta Med Austriaca 28:152-5. 2001
    ..If the results for resting lactate or lactate stress testing are normal or unavailable, determination of CSF lactate may be of diagnostic support in single cases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous left ventricular hypertrabeculation in dystrophin duplication based Becker's muscular dystrophy
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna
    Herz 26:477-81. 2001
    ..Left ventricular hypertrabeculation is frequently associated with neuromuscular disorders. Whether left ventricular hypertrabeculation in these patients is congenital or develops during lifetime, is unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lactate-stress testing in 54 patients with mitochondriopathy
    J Finsterer
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 250:36-9. 2000
    ..1, 2.1, 2.1 and 1.8 mmol/l respectively. The sensitivity of the lactate-stress test was 69%. The lactate-stress test complements electrophysiological and bioptical findings and proved to be helpful in diagnosing mitochondrial myopathy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiac involvement in primary myopathies
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Cardiology 94:1-11. 2000
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  19. doi request reprint Heterozygous promotor haplotype LXA/LYB in MBL-deficiency associated with myopathy and left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Ir J Med Sci 180:909-11. 2011
    ..To report the genetic background of mannose-binding lectin (MBL)-deficiency in a patient with recurrent infections, cardiac disease, and myopathy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Is resection of a thymoma WHO A indicated in the absence of myasthenia gravis?
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Ter 162:37-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion a thymoma WHO A requires complete surgical resection, irrespective if the thymoma is accompanied by MG or not...
  21. ncbi request reprint Macro-EMG in mitochondriopathy
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Neurophysiol 110:1466-70. 1999
    ..We wanted to investigate the role of the macro-MUAP area and if macro-EMG is more helpful than conventional needle-EMG in detecting involvement of the skeletal muscle in patients with mitochondriopathy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cardiac involvement in myotonic dystrophy, Becker muscular dystrophy and mitochondrial myopathy: a five-year follow-up
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Can J Cardiol 17:1061-9. 2001
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  23. ncbi request reprint Positive troponin-T in noncompaction is associated with neuromuscular disorders and poor outcome
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Res Cardiol 96:109-13. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Respiratory chain complex-I defect mimicking myasthenia
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Metab Brain Dis 17:41-6. 2002
    ..It is concluded that respiratory chain disorders due to a complex-I defect may mimic ocular myasthenia clinically, electrophysiologically, and even therapeutically...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cardiac and noncardiac, particularly neuromuscular, disease with troponin-T positivity
    J Finsterer
    Department of Neurology, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Neth J Med 65:289-95. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to retrospectively evaluate the frequency of primary cardiac and secondary cardiac causes of troponin-T positivity, in particular how often troponin-T positivity is associated with neuromuscular disorders...
  26. pmc Dropped head syndrome in mitochondriopathy
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Hospital Rosenhugel, Postfach 348, 1180, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Spine J 13:652-6. 2004
    ..Anti-Parkinson medication is of limited effect...
  27. ncbi request reprint Concentric-needle versus macro EMG. II. Detection of neuromuscular disorders
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Neurophysiol 112:853-60. 2001
    ..Little is known about the relation and sensitivity of macro-EMG (MA-EMG) compared with concentric-needle EMG (CN-EMG) in the detection of neuromuscular disorders...
  28. doi request reprint Neurological manifestations of atrio-esophageal fistulas from left atrial ablation
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 18:1212-9. 2011
    ..Diagnostic work-up must avoid measures, which enlarge the fistula. Treatment is surgical exclusively...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cardiac involvement in Becker's muscular dystrophy, necessitating heart transplantation, 6 years before apparent skeletal muscle involvement
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Neuromuscul Disord 9:598-600. 1999
    ..In conclusion, severe heart failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy may be the initial manifestation of Becker's muscular dystrophy and may predate neuromuscular symptoms for years...
  30. doi request reprint Perspectives of Kennedy's disease
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 298:1-10. 2010
    ..The course is slowly progressive and the ability to walk lost only late in life. Only few patients require ventilatory support and life expectancy is only slightly compromised...
  31. ncbi request reprint Giant visually-evoked potentials without myoclonus in the Heidenhain type of Creutzfeld-Jakob disease
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, NKH Rosenhügel, Vienna, Austria
    J Neurol Sci 167:73-5. 1999
    ..Visually-evoked potentials may prove useful in diagnosing Creutzfeld-Jakob disease with atypical initial presentation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and isolated left ventricular abnormal trabeculation as a manifestation of Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Can J Cardiol 17:464-6. 2001
    ..Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, myocardial thickening and ILVAT may be rare manifestations of LHON...
  33. ncbi request reprint Elevated 14-3-3 protein and axonal loss in immunoglobulin-responsive, idiopathic acute transverse myelitis
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Hospital, Rosenhügel, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 105:18-22. 2002
    ..To report the elevation of the 14-3-3 protein and the complete denervation of hand muscles in idiopathic acute transverse myelitis (IATM) of the cervical cord...
  34. ncbi request reprint Is atherosclerosis a mitochondrial disorder?
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 36:229-40. 2007
    ..Overall, atherosclerosis appears to be the endpoint of various different pathogenetic mechanisms, of which oxidative stress and disturbed mitochondrial metabolism and function are key factors...
  35. ncbi request reprint Atypical paraneoplastic syndrome associated with anti-Yo antibodies
    J Finsterer
    Department of Neurology, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Neuropathol 22:137-40. 2003
    ..Polyneuropathy, myopathy and spasticity have not been described as a manifestation of a neurologic paraneoplastic syndrome (NPS) associated with anti-Yo antibodies (anti-Yo)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Post-ictal recovery of anarthria and weakness in MELAS syndrome
    J Finsterer
    Department of Neurology, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Neurol 52:122-3. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint Headache as the initial manifestation of acute aortic dissection type A
    C Stollberger
    Second Medical Department, KA Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Cephalalgia 18:583-4. 1998
    ..Aortic dissection has to be considered as a rare differential diagnosis of frontal headache, especially in patients who develop aortic regurgitation or chest pain for the first time...
  38. doi request reprint Cognitive dysfunction in mitochondrial disorders
    J Finsterer
    Danube University Krems, Krems and Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 126:1-11. 2012
    ..Cognitive impairment may be a CNS manifestation of syndromic as well as non-syndromic MIDs. Correct diagnosis of mitochondrial cognitive impairment is a prerequisite for the optimal management of these patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Possible causes of symptoms in suspected coronary heart disease but normal angiograms
    G Mölzer
    Second Medical Department of Rudolfstiftung Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Cardiol 24:307-12. 2001
    ..A correct diagnosis is desirable, however, since some of the underlying disorders may be curable, treatable, influence prognosis, or induce screening of the relatives...
  40. ncbi request reprint Relation of cardiac abnormalities and CTG-repeat size in myotonic dystrophy
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Austria
    Clin Genet 59:350-5. 2001
    ..Depending on age, cardiac involvement increases with increasing CTG-repeat size obtained from blood leukocytes in patients with MD...
  41. ncbi request reprint Visually evoked potentials in respiratory chain disorders
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 104:31-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: VEPs prove useful to detect clinical or subclinical impairment of the optical tract in patients with RCDs. In the majority of the cases, the P100 latencies are prolonged while the P100/N145 amplitude remains normal...
  42. ncbi request reprint Severe, isolated thrombocytopenia under polytherapy with carbamazepine and valproate
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Postfach 348, 1180 Vienna, Austria
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 55:423-6. 2001
    ..Because she had been taking VPA for only 5 days in addition to CBZ, it could not be confirmed whether it was CBZ alone or the combination of CBZ and VPA that was responsible for the severe thrombocytopenia...
  43. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous cerebral haemorrhage without hypertension in non-mosaic 45X Turner's syndrome
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Department, Neurological Hospital Rosenhugel, Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Neurosci 7:341-3. 2000
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  44. ncbi request reprint Multivariate analysis-based prediction rule for pulmonary embolism
    C Stollberger
    2nd Medizinische Abteilung, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Res 97:267-73. 2000
    ..18+/-0.17 (excluded PE, n = 92), respectively (p = 0.0001). Depending on a given PE-score, the level of probability of PE can be assessed. Calculation of the PEscore can be helpful in clinical decisions when PE is suspected...
  45. doi request reprint Treatment of central nervous system manifestations in mitochondrial disorders
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Danube University Krems, Austria, Europe
    Eur J Neurol 18:28-38. 2011
    ..Effective treatment acting on the pathogenic cascade may increase the quality of life and outcome in patients with MID and may prevent a therapeutic nihilism occasionally upcoming with MIDs...
  46. ncbi request reprint Video-EEG monitoring in respiratory chain disorders
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Second Neurological Department, Neurological Hospital Rosenhugel, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Electroencephalogr 32:24-7. 2001
    ..In conclusion, subclinical epileptiform activity could be recorded by 24 h-video-EEG monitoring in only 1 of 11 RCD patients. The single patient with subclinical epileptiform activity presented with intermittent myoclonic jerks...
  47. ncbi request reprint Parkinson's disease associated with impaired oxidative phosphorylation
    J Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders and 2nd Neurological Department, , Vienna, Austria
    Neuroradiology 43:997-1000. 2001
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Phenotype variability in 130 adult patients with respiratory chain disorders
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Department, , Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Epilepsy and Neuronmuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    J Inherit Metab Dis 24:560-76. 2001
    ..Systems most often involved in RCDs were the PNS, CNS, endocrine system and heart. The diagnosis of RCD requires awareness of the great phenotypic heterogeneity and an individualized, integral, multidisciplinary approach...
  49. ncbi request reprint EFNS guidelines on the molecular diagnosis of mitochondrial disorders
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Danube University Krems, Krems, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 16:1255-64. 2009
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Ulnar neuropathy at the elbow due to unusual sleep position
    J Finsterer
    2nd Neurological Department, NKH Rosenhügel and Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 7:115-7. 2000
    ..Change of such a habitual sleep position promptly resolves the symptoms...
  51. ncbi request reprint Overview on visceral manifestations of mitochondrial disorders
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Neth J Med 64:61-71. 2006
    ..Although there is no causal therapy for MCPs, adequate symptomatic therapy, particularly of visceral manifestations, markedly improves quality of life and prognosis of these still often neglected or overlooked disorders...
  52. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular and central nervous system manifestations of Clostridium perfringens infections
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Infection 35:396-405. 2007
    ..Generally, early recognition of the infectious agent is of paramount importance to prevent from spreading and the development of severe hemolysis, septic shock, or death...
  53. ncbi request reprint QT prolongation due to aortic aneurysm rupture and amiodarone in a patient with a H558R polymorphism in the cardiac sodium channel gene SCN5A
    C Stollberger
    Second Medical Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Minerva Cardioangiol 54:503-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion in a patient with syncope and QT prolongation, extracardiac causes like rupture or an aortic aneurysm have to be included into the differential diagnosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of risk factors for stroke/embolism and of complications due to anticoagulant therapy in atrial fibrillation
    C Wehinger
    Second Medical Department, KA Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 32:2246-52. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS:- Patients with increased age or diabetes mellitus or those who take >3 drugs per day have an increased complication rate and thus need especially careful monitoring of oral anticoagulation, including adequate pain control...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cranial nerve lesions and abnormal visually evoked potentials associated with the M694V mutation in familial Mediterranean fever
    J Finsterer
    NKH Rosenhügel, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Rheumatol 21:317-21. 2002
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  56. ncbi request reprint Mitochondriopathy mimicking amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Department, KA Rudolfstiflung, Vienna, Austria
    Neurologist 9:45-8. 2003
    ..Mitochondriopathy has been rarely reported to imitate motor neuron disease...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mitochondriopathies
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 11:163-86. 2004
    ..The rapidly increasing understanding of the pathophysiological background of MCPs may further facilitate the diagnostic approach and open perspectives to future, possibly causative therapies...
  58. ncbi request reprint Novel C59T leader peptide mutation in the MPZ gene associated with late-onset, axonal, sensorimotor polyneuropathy
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 13:1149-52. 2006
    ..The novel C59T mutation in the leader peptide of the MPZ gene is pathogenic and manifests as severe, late-onset, axonal, symmetric sensorimotor polyneuropathy (CMT2) and hyper-CK-emia...
  59. ncbi request reprint Primary periodic paralyses
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:145-58. 2008
    ..To review the current knowledge about primary periodic paralyses (PPs)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system manifestations of mitochondrial disorders
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 114:217-38. 2006
    ..Valproate, carbamazepine, corticosteroids, acetyl salicylic acid, local and volatile anesthetics should be applied with caution. Avoiding certain drugs is often more beneficial than application of established, apparently indicated drugs...
  61. ncbi request reprint Bulbar and spinal muscular atrophy (Kennedy's disease): a review
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 16:556-61. 2009
    ..The course is slowly progressive, the ability to walk lost only late in life, only few patients require ventilatory support, and life expectancy only slightly reduced...
  62. ncbi request reprint Genetic, pathogenetic, and phenotypic implications of the mitochondrial A3243G tRNALeu(UUR) mutation
    J Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Neurol Scand 116:1-14. 2007
    ..This review aims to give an overview on the actual knowledge about the genetic, pathogenetic, and phenotypic implications of the A3,243G mtDNA mutation...
  63. doi request reprint Heat-related side-effects of neurological and non-neurological medication may increase heatwave fatalities
    C Stollberger
    Second Medical Department, Kar, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Neurol 16:879-82. 2009
    ..During the 2003 French heatwave 15,000 excess deaths were registered. One fifths died from the combination of dehydration, heatstroke, and hyperthermia and one tenth from dehydration, despite abundant water...
  64. ncbi request reprint Multifocal leukoencephalopathy and polyneuropathy after 18 years on interferon alpha
    J Finsterer
    Neurological Department, KA Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Leuk Lymphoma 46:277-80. 2005
    ..In single patients abnormally long-lasting interferon alpha therapy may cause multifocal white matter lesions supratentorially and sensory-motor polyneuropathy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Generalised spinal cord atrophy, Chiari-I malformation, and syringomyelia
    J Finsterer
    Second Neurological Department, , Vienna, Austria
    Spinal Cord 39:184-8. 2001
    ..Myelography and MRI imaging of the spine are helpful in diagnosing this condition...
  66. ncbi request reprint Familial left ventricular hypertrabeculation in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    Josef Finsterer
    Department of Neurology, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Herz 28:466-70. 2003
    ..Familial left ventricular hypertrabeculation (LVHT)has not been described in myotonic dystrophy type 1 (MD1)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Noncompaction in Melnick Fraser syndrome
    Claudia Stollberger
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:1047; author reply 1048. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint Extracardiac medical and neuromuscular implications in restrictive cardiomyopathy
    Claudia Stollberger
    Medizinische Abteilung, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Cardiol 30:375-80. 2007
    ..If extracardiac examinations do not reveal a plausible cause for RCMP, endomyocardial biopsy is indicated...
  69. ncbi request reprint Association of electrocardiographic abnormalities with cardiac findings and neuromuscular disorders in left ventricular hypertrabeculation/non-compaction
    Claudia Stollberger
    2nd Medical Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Wien, Austria
    Cardiology 107:374-9. 2007
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Consider neuromuscular disorders in association with noncompaction
    Josef Finsterer
    South Med J 100:725-6. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Cardiologic and neurologic family screening in noncompaction
    Claudia Stollberger
    Am Heart J 152:e61. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint [Calcified noncompaction left ventricle in mannose-binding leptin deficiency and myopathy]
    Claudia Stollberger
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Rev Esp Cardiol 60:655. 2007
  73. ncbi request reprint Genetic background of left ventricular hypertrabeculation/non-compaction with stroke
    Josef Finsterer
    Europace 9:333. 2007
  74. ncbi request reprint Complete heart block associated with noncompaction, nail-patella syndrome, and mitochondrial myopathy
    Josef Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    J Electrocardiol 40:352-4. 2007
    ..Complete heart block has not been reported in association with left ventricular hypertrabeculation (LVHT)/noncompaction, nail-patella syndrome (NPS), and mitochondrial myopathy (MMP)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction
    Claudia Stollberger
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, 2 Med Abteilung, Vienna, Austria
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:91-100. 2004
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Postpartum syncope and noncompaction in suspected encephalomyopathy
    Josef Finsterer
    South Med J 99:1304-5. 2006
  77. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrabeculation (noncompaction) with prominent calcifications in a patient with mannose-binding lectin deficiency and unclassified myopathy
    Josef Finsterer
    Neurological Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Cardiovasc Pathol 16:310-2. 2007
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular implications in CADASIL
    Josef Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:401-4. 2007
    ..Recent studies indicate that Notch3 gene mutations not only manifest as cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) but also in the peripheral nerves and skeletal muscles...
  79. ncbi request reprint Lactate stress testing in 155 patients with mitochondriopathy
    Josef Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    Can J Neurol Sci 29:49-53. 2002
    ..Few data are available about the diagnostic yield of the lactate stress test (LST) in a large group of patients with mitochondriopathy (MCP)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Influence of disposable, concentric needle electrodes on muscle enzyme and lactate serum levels
    Josef Finsterer
    Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Research in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders, Vienna, Austria
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 12:329-37. 2002
    ..In conclusion this study shows that muscle enzymes do not increase immediately or 24 h following EMG with disposable, concentric needle-electrodes, irrespective of age, gender, muscle, number of investigated sites and pre-EMG CK-levels...
  81. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction and association with additional cardiac abnormalities and neuromuscular disorders
    Claudia Stollberger
    Second Medical Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Cardiol 90:899-902. 2002
  82. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic, progressive electrocardiographic abnormalities over twelve years in myotonic dystrophy 1
    Josef Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna Austria
    Acta Cardiol 62:513-5. 2007
  83. doi request reprint Asymptomatic, nonsustained ventricular tachycardia in myotonic dystrophy type 1 detected with a loop recorder
    Josef Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Eur Neurol 60:109-11. 2008
  84. doi request reprint Histiocytoid cardiomyopathy: a mitochondrial disorder
    Josef Finsterer
    Neurological Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Cardiol 31:225-7. 2008
    ....
  85. doi request reprint Acquired left ventricular noncompaction as a cardiac manifestation of neuromuscular disorders
    Josef Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    Scand Cardiovasc J 42:25-30. 2008
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in encephalomyopathy
    Josef Finsterer
    Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 8:1069-72. 2007
    ..The patient was suspected to additionally have a multisystem disease, most likely due to impaired oxidative metabolism. This case shows that AHC may take a mild course and be associated with a number of extracardiac abnormalities...
  87. ncbi request reprint Is left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction dependent on ventricular shape and function?
    Claudia Stollberger
    Am J Cardiol 95:922; author reply 922-3. 2005
  88. ncbi request reprint Cardiac resynchronization therapy in left ventricular hypertrabeculation/non-compaction and myopathy
    Claudia Stollberger
    2 Medizinische Abteilung, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Juchgasse 25, 1030 Wien, Osterreich
    Europace 10:59-62. 2008
    ..Little is known how patients with left ventricular hypertrabeculation/non-compaction (LVHT) and heart failure respond to cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)...
  89. ncbi request reprint Genetic heterogeneity of noncompaction
    Josef Finsterer
    Chin Med J (Engl) 120:1647; author reply 1648. 2007
  90. ncbi request reprint Noncompaction on cardiac MRI in a patient with nail-patella syndrome and mitochondriopathy
    Josef Finsterer
    Cardiology 100:48-9. 2003
  91. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction is dependent on cardiac and neuromuscular comorbidity
    Claudia Stollberger
    2nd Medical Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Juchgasse 25, Wien, Austria
    Int J Cardiol 121:189-93. 2007
    ..The data about long-term prognosis of patients with LVHT are controversial. Aim of the study in a cohort of LVHT patients was to assess the long-term prognosis regarding mortality, cardiac and neuromuscular comorbidity...
  92. ncbi request reprint Myopathy associated with spherocytosis and left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction
    Josef Finsterer
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:100; author reply 101. 2007
  93. ncbi request reprint Myopathic background of non-compaction in children
    Josef Finsterer
    Eur Heart J 28:139; author reply 139-40. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint Outcome of left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction in children
    Claudia Stollberger
    Am J Cardiol 96:607; author reply 607-8. 2005
  95. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing mortality in atrial fibrillation. Post hoc analysis of an observational study in outpatients
    Claudia Stollberger
    2nd Medical Department, Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Wien, Austria
    Int J Cardiol 103:140-4. 2005
    ..Whether patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) have an increased mortality compared with the general population is controversially assessed...
  96. ncbi request reprint Autonomic dysfunction in left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction
    Claudia Stollberger
    Int J Cardiol 109:286-7. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi request reprint Clinical relevance of plasma brain natriuretic peptide in patients with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy
    Claudia Stollberger
    Neuromuscul Disord 15:513-4; author reply 514-5. 2005
  98. pmc Multidisciplinary diagnostic approach for left ventricular hypertrabeculation/noncompaction
    Josef Finsterer
    Yonsei Med J 46:309-10; author reply 310-2. 2005
  99. ncbi request reprint Causes of left ventricular hypertrabeculation/non-compaction in a neonate and her mother
    Josef Finsterer
    J Perinat Med 33:183-4. 2005
  100. ncbi request reprint Noncompaction in myotonic dystrophy type 1 on cardiac MRI
    Josef Finsterer
    Cardiology 103:167-8. 2005
  101. ncbi request reprint A CAV3 microdeletion differentially affects skeletal muscle and myocardium
    Josef Finsterer
    Neurology 63:195; author reply 195. 2004