Harald Kittler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of dermoscopy
    H Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Lancet Oncol 3:159-65. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of melanocytic skin lesions with digital epiluminescence microscopy: patterns of modifications observed in early melanoma, atypical nevi, and common nevi
    H Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Am Acad Dermatol 43:467-76. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint A ten-year analysis of demographic trends for cutaneous melanoma: analysis of 2501 cases treated at the University Department of Dermatology in Vienna (1990-1999)
    H Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 113:321-7. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Compliance with follow-up and prognosis among patients with thin melanomas
    H Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Cancer 37:1504-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of sequential imaging of melanocytic skin lesions in patients with multiple atypical nevi
    H Kittler
    Division of General Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 137:1590-5. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Validity of an unsupervised self-administered questionnaire for self-assessment of melanoma risk
    Alexandra Harbauer
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Melanoma Res 13:537-42. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification of clinically featureless incipient melanoma using sequential dermoscopy imaging
    Harald Kittler
    Division of General Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Waehringerguertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 142:1113-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of computer diagnosis of melanoma: a quantitative meta-analysis
    Barbara Rosado
    Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 139:361-7; discussion 366. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Trends in the diagnosis of melanoma at a university center over time
    Philipp Tschandl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 11:251-6. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Limitations of dermoscopy in the recognition of melanoma
    Hans Skvara
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 141:155-60. 2005

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of dermoscopy
    H Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Lancet Oncol 3:159-65. 2002
    ..In conclusion, dermoscopy improves the diagnostic accuracy for melanoma in comparison with inspection by the unaided eye, but only for experienced examiners...
  2. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of melanocytic skin lesions with digital epiluminescence microscopy: patterns of modifications observed in early melanoma, atypical nevi, and common nevi
    H Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Am Acad Dermatol 43:467-76. 2000
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  3. ncbi request reprint A ten-year analysis of demographic trends for cutaneous melanoma: analysis of 2501 cases treated at the University Department of Dermatology in Vienna (1990-1999)
    H Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 113:321-7. 2001
    ..The aim of the study is to provide recent demographic data on cutaneous melanoma in Austria...
  4. ncbi request reprint Compliance with follow-up and prognosis among patients with thin melanomas
    H Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Cancer 37:1504-9. 2001
    ..Although the frequency of recurrences among patients with thin melanomas is low, regular follow-up examinations including physical examination, as well as palpation and sonography of the regional lymph nodes, are essential...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of sequential imaging of melanocytic skin lesions in patients with multiple atypical nevi
    H Kittler
    Division of General Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 137:1590-5. 2001
    ..To evaluate the utility of sequential imaging of melanocytic skin lesions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Validity of an unsupervised self-administered questionnaire for self-assessment of melanoma risk
    Alexandra Harbauer
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Melanoma Res 13:537-42. 2003
    ..The moderate accuracy of self-assessment and physician-assessment to identify individuals at high risk for melanoma is a limitation for the practicability of targeted melanoma screening in general...
  7. ncbi request reprint Identification of clinically featureless incipient melanoma using sequential dermoscopy imaging
    Harald Kittler
    Division of General Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Waehringerguertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 142:1113-9. 2006
    ..To examine the role of sequential dermoscopy imaging in detecting incipient melanoma and to elucidate the impact of length of follow-up on the relevance of observed changes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of computer diagnosis of melanoma: a quantitative meta-analysis
    Barbara Rosado
    Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 139:361-7; discussion 366. 2003
    ..Recent developments in computer technology have raised expectations that fully automated diagnostic instruments will become available to diagnose cutaneous melanoma without the need of human expertise...
  9. doi request reprint Trends in the diagnosis of melanoma at a university center over time
    Philipp Tschandl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 11:251-6. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to show data regarding trends in the diagnosis of melanoma over the last ten years by looking at the University Clinic of Dermatology in Vienna as an example...
  10. ncbi request reprint Limitations of dermoscopy in the recognition of melanoma
    Hans Skvara
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 141:155-60. 2005
    ..To compare dermoscopic features of melanocytic nevi with those of early melanomas that were not excised initially because of their uncharacteristic clinical and dermoscopic appearance...
  11. doi request reprint Influence of evaluation of clinical pictures on the histopathologic diagnosis of inflammatory skin disorders
    Lorenzo Cerroni
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:647-52. 2010
    ..Clinical information on histologic referral sheets is usually very limited, and particularly for inflammatory skin disorders, dermatopathologists often ask referring physicians for clinical correlation...
  12. doi request reprint Time required for a complete skin examination with and without dermoscopy: a prospective, randomized multicenter study
    Iris Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Arch Dermatol 144:509-13. 2008
    ..To determine the time required to perform a complete skin examination (CSE) as a means of opportunistic screening for skin cancer both without and with dermoscopy...
  13. ncbi request reprint BRAF kinase gene V599E mutation in growing melanocytic lesions
    Robert Loewe
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Invest Dermatol 123:733-6. 2004
    ..This raises the question if the V599E mutation determines lesions at risk developing into melanoma and if not, what are the mechanisms controlling growth stop in benign lesions?..
  14. ncbi request reprint Use of digital dermoscopy to monitor melanocytic lesions: risks and benefits
    Harald Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Drugs Dermatol 2:309-11. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Additional ST-segment elevation during thrombolytic therapy in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: impact on myocardial salvage and final infarct size
    Wolfgang Schreiber
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:104-10. 2003
    ..Additional ST-segment elevation during thrombolytic therapy suggests reduced myocardial salvage by thrombolytic therapy and thus may result in larger final infarct size...
  16. doi request reprint Dermatoscopy of facial actinic keratosis, intraepidermal carcinoma, and invasive squamous cell carcinoma: a progression model
    Iris Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:589-97. 2012
    ..Little is known about the dermoscopic features of keratinocyte skin cancer...
  17. pmc Accuracy of the first step of the dermatoscopic 2-step algorithm for pigmented skin lesions
    Philipp Tschandl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Dermatol Pract Concept 2:203a08. 2012
    ..To evaluate the frequency of misclassifications of equivocal pigmented lesions according to the first step of the dermatoscopic 2-step algorithm...
  18. pmc NRAS and BRAF mutations in melanoma-associated nevi and uninvolved nevi
    Philipp Tschandl
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    PLoS ONE 8:e69639. 2013
    ..In this series the presence of a BRAF- or NRAS mutation in a nevus was not associated with the risk of malignant transformation. Our findings do not support the current traditional model of stepwise tumor progression. ..
  19. doi request reprint A novel glycine mutation in the COL7A1 gene leading to dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa with intra-familial phenotypical heterogeneity
    Elisabeth Riedl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Pediatr Dermatol 26:115-7. 2009
    ..Finally, mutational analysis revealed a novel glycine substitution mutation in the COL7A1 gene in three affected family members...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prediction of 24 h, nonfatal complications in patients with acute myocardial infarction receiving thrombolytic therapy by calculation of the ST segment deviation score
    Wolfgang Schreiber
    University Clinic of Emergency Medicine, Vienna, Austria
    Can J Cardiol 19:151-7. 2003
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Palmar and plantar melanomas differ for sex prevalence and tumor thickness but not for dermoscopic patterns
    Aimilios Lallas
    aSkin Cancer Unit, Arcispedale Santa Maria Nuova IRCCS, Reggio Emilia, Italy bSecond Department of Dermatology, Attikon General University Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece cDepartment of Dermatology, Medical University, Graz dDepartment of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University, Vienna, Austria eDepartment of Dermatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University Medical Center East fKobayashi Clinic, Tokyo gDepartment of Dermatology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan hDepartment of Dermatology, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, Pierre Benite, France
    Melanoma Res 24:83-7. 2014
    ..For cases lacking the PRP, non-site-specific melanoma criteria may be considered as helpful additional clues for the correct diagnosis. ..
  22. doi request reprint Dysplastic nevus: why this term should be abandoned in dermatoscopy
    Harald Kittler
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, Vienna 1090, Austria Electronic address
    Dermatol Clin 31:579-88, viii. 2013
    ..Preferably a specific diagnosis should be made based on dermatoscopic pattern and, if this is not possible, on clinical or dermatoscopic grounds alone the term "nevus, not otherwise specified" should be used. ..
  23. pmc Systemic mastocytosis associated with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia and xanthogranuloma
    Philipp Tschandl
    Department of Dermatology, Division of General Dermatology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Dermatol Pract Concept 2:203a03. 2012
    ..Two of them at a time are known to be associated and may be indicative of a common progenitor cell...
  24. doi request reprint In vivo fluorescence confocal microscopy: indocyanine green enhances the contrast of epidermal and dermal structures
    Hans Skvara
    Medical University of Vienna, Department of Dermatology, Division of Immunology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Vienna, Austria
    J Biomed Opt 16:096010. 2011
    ..Our data suggest a great impact of FCM in combination with ICG on clinical and experimental dermatology in the future...
  25. doi request reprint Early recognition at last
    Harald Kittler
    Arch Dermatol 144:533-4. 2008
  26. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of melanocytic skin lesions with digital dermoscopy: risks and benefits
    Harald Kittler
    Arch Dermatol 138:1379. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions: results of a consensus meeting via the Internet
    Giuseppe Argenziano
    Department of Dermatology, Second University of Naples, Italy
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:679-93. 2003
    ..There is a need for better standardization of the dermoscopic terminology in assessing pigmented skin lesions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme DD genotype is associated with hypertensive crisis
    Gere Sunder-Plassmann
    Department of Medicine III, University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 30:2236-41. 2002
    ..The genetic background of hypertensive crisis is unknown. We examined the association of polymorphisms in genes involved in the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone-system with hypertensive crisis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma
    Harald Kittler
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:173-4; author reply 174-5. 2006
  30. ncbi request reprint A dual concept of nevogenesis: theoretical considerations based on dermoscopic features of melanocytic nevi
    Iris Zalaudek
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 5:985-92. 2007
    ..These remarkable differences could be explained by a dual concept of nevogenesis, based on current clinico-epidemiologic, dermoscopic, histopathologic and genetic data...
  31. ncbi request reprint Nomographic representation of logistic regression models: a case study using patient self-assessment data
    Stephan Dreiseitl
    Department of Software Engineering, University of Applied Sciences, Upper Austria at Hagenberg, Austria
    J Biomed Inform 38:389-94. 2005
    ..The advantage of the nomogram is that it can easily be mass-produced, distributed and evaluated, while providing the same information as the logistic regression model it represents...