L Kramer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Previous episodes of hypoglycemic coma are not associated with permanent cognitive brain dysfunction in IDDM patients on intensive insulin treatment
    L Kramer
    Department of Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
    Diabetes 47:1909-14. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Mercury exposure in protein A immunoadsorption
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:451-6. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of refractory cerebral oedema in ecstasy/cocaine-induced fulminant hepatic failure using a new high-efficacy liver detoxification device (FPSA-Prometheus)
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:599-603. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal treatment in fulminant hepatic failure: pathophysiologic considerations
    L Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Artif Organs 25:929-34. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of hydroxy ethyl starch infusion on serum bilirubin levels in cirrhotic patients treated with artificial liver support
    L Kramer
    Int J Artif Organs 25:918-22. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Subclinical impairment of brain function in chronic hepatitis C infection
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University Hospital Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    J Hepatol 37:349-54. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Hepatorenal syndrome
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, Division of Nephrology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Semin Nephrol 22:290-301. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A controlled study of sorbent suspension dialysis in chronic liver disease and hepatic encephalopathy
    L Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Int J Artif Organs 24:434-42. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Partial pressure of ammonia versus ammonia in hepatic encephalopathy
    L Kramer
    University Hospital Vienna, Department of Medicine IV, Vienna, Austria
    Hepatology 31:30-4. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Biocompatibility of a cuprophane charcoal-based detoxification device in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy
    L Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, Intensive Care Unit, University of Vienna, Austria
    Am J Kidney Dis 36:1193-200. 2000

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint Previous episodes of hypoglycemic coma are not associated with permanent cognitive brain dysfunction in IDDM patients on intensive insulin treatment
    L Kramer
    Department of Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
    Diabetes 47:1909-14. 1998
    ..Cognitive brain function, however, is subclinically impaired in relation to duration of diabetes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mercury exposure in protein A immunoadsorption
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:451-6. 2004
    ..1% solution) and rinsed with phosphate buffer before use. In this study, we tested the hypothesis of systemic mercury exposure in protein A immunoadsorption...
  3. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of refractory cerebral oedema in ecstasy/cocaine-induced fulminant hepatic failure using a new high-efficacy liver detoxification device (FPSA-Prometheus)
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:599-603. 2003
    ..In conclusion, efficient extracorporeal detoxification may be an option for reversal of hyperammonaemia and refractory cerebral oedema in ecstasy/cocaine-induced acute liver failure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal treatment in fulminant hepatic failure: pathophysiologic considerations
    L Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Artif Organs 25:929-34. 2002
    ..This article aims to integrate pathophysiology of hepatic encephalopathy and cerebral edema into a proposed future concept of liver support...
  5. ncbi request reprint Influence of hydroxy ethyl starch infusion on serum bilirubin levels in cirrhotic patients treated with artificial liver support
    L Kramer
    Int J Artif Organs 25:918-22. 2002
    ..The role of potentially confounding factors in liver support studies is discussed further...
  6. ncbi request reprint Subclinical impairment of brain function in chronic hepatitis C infection
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University Hospital Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, Vienna, Austria
    J Hepatol 37:349-54. 2002
    ..This study tested the hypothesis of a subclinical cognitive dysfunction in HCV-infected patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hepatorenal syndrome
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, Division of Nephrology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Semin Nephrol 22:290-301. 2002
    ..The definite role of these promising developments, however, is still uncertain, emphasizing the need for large prospective multicentric investigations...
  8. ncbi request reprint A controlled study of sorbent suspension dialysis in chronic liver disease and hepatic encephalopathy
    L Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Int J Artif Organs 24:434-42. 2001
    ..In conclusion, a six-hour treatment with sorbent suspension dialysis did not ameliorate the clinical stage of HE but improved neurophysiologic function in cirrhotic patients who had not responded to conventional medical treatment...
  9. ncbi request reprint Partial pressure of ammonia versus ammonia in hepatic encephalopathy
    L Kramer
    University Hospital Vienna, Department of Medicine IV, Vienna, Austria
    Hepatology 31:30-4. 2000
    ..These findings support the ammonia hypothesis of HE and suggest that pNH(3) might be superior to total ammonia in the pathophysiological evaluation of HE...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biocompatibility of a cuprophane charcoal-based detoxification device in cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy
    L Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, Intensive Care Unit, University of Vienna, Austria
    Am J Kidney Dis 36:1193-200. 2000
    ..We suggest further developments in design and appropriate strategies of anticoagulation to improve the biocompatibility of artificial liver support...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improved outcome prediction in unconscious cardiac arrest survivors with sensory evoked potentials compared with clinical assessment
    C Madl
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 28:721-6. 2000
    ..To compare the prognostic ability of sensory evoked potentials in cardiac arrest survivors with the outcome predicted by a panel of experienced emergency physicians based on detailed prehospital, clinical, and laboratory data...
  12. ncbi request reprint Heavy chronic alcohol abuse has no additional adverse effect on the function of extrahepatic organs and ICU mortality in patients with liver cirrhosis
    C Zauner
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Universitatskliniken, Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 111:810-4. 1999
    ..We questioned whether heavy chronic alcohol abuse influences extrahepatic organ failure and ICU mortality in cirrhotic patients admitted to a medical intensive care unit...
  13. ncbi request reprint Time-dependency of sensory evoked potentials in comatose cardiac arrest survivors
    A Gendo
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Intensive Care Unit 13 H1, University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 27:1305-11. 2001
    ..To assess the validity of early sensory evoked potential (SEP) recording for reliable outcome prediction in comatose cardiac arrest survivors within 48 h after restoration of spontaneous circulation (ROSC)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neurophysiological evidence of cognitive impairment in patients without hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna General Hospital, Austria
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:162-6. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Metabolic encephalopathy in critically ill patients suffering from septic or nonseptic multiple organ failure
    C Zauner
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, University of Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 28:1310-5. 2000
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of sorbent suspension dialysis on plasma amino acid levels in cirrhotic patients with refractory hepatic encephalopathy
    E Bauer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Artif Organs 25:923-8. 2002
    ..In conclusion, a 6-hour treatment with sorbent dialysis did not significantly influence plasma levels of amino acids and did not ameliorate the clinical grade of hepatic encephalopathy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Short-term prognosis in critically ill patients with liver cirrhosis: an evaluation of a new scoring system
    C Zauner
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, University of Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:517-22. 2000
    ..This study was performed to assess the physiological and laboratory parameters which are able to identify on ICU admission the cirrhotic patients who are most likely to die...
  18. ncbi request reprint Electrophysiological assessment of the afferent sensory pathway in cardiac arrest survivors
    E Bauer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 33:283-7. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that hypoxic-ischaemic brain damage increases along the afferent sensory pathway with a stepwise decrease of detectable somatosensory evoked potential peaks...
  19. ncbi request reprint Liver penetration by a duodenal ulcer in a young woman
    G Novacek
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Waeringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Gastroenterol 33:56-60. 2001
    ..We also review 11 other reported cases of endoscopically and histologically diagnosed peptic ulcer penetration into the liver...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ascites and intraabdominal infection
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, Vienna University Medical School, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Curr Opin Crit Care 10:146-51. 2004
    ..This review will give an overview of current trends in diagnosis, treatment, and pathogenesis of ascites and intraabdominal infection in cirrhotic and noncirrhotic critically ill patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive deficit following mitral valve surgery
    Michael Grimm
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 23:265-71. 2003
    ..The aim of this prospective, contemporary study was to objectively measure neurocognitive brain function following mechanical mitral valve replacement and mitral valve repair...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impaired subcortical and cortical sensory evoked potential pathways in septic patients
    Christian Zauner
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Intensive Care Unit, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 30:1136-9. 2002
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  23. ncbi request reprint Relative impact of fatigue and subclinical cognitive brain dysfunction on health-related quality of life in chronic hepatitis C infection
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    AIDS 19:S85-92. 2005
    ..To assess the relative impact of fatigue and subclinical cognitive brain dysfunction on the impairment of health-related quality of life (HRQL) in hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  24. ncbi request reprint Acute liver failure
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:67-81. 2004
    ..Anti-apoptotic interventions are among the most promising pharmacological options for the near future...
  25. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive deficit following coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective study of surgical patients and nonsurgical controls
    Daniel Zimpfer
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:513-8; discussion 518-9. 2004
    ..To objectively measure long-term neurocognitive deficit in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting and compare the findings with nonsurgical controls...
  26. ncbi request reprint Normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass is beneficial for cognitive brain function after coronary artery bypass grafting--a prospective randomized trial
    M Grimm
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Vienna, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 A 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 18:270-5. 2000
    ..Hypothermic and normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) have resulted in apparently contradictionary cardiac and neurologic outcome. Cerebrovascular risk and cognitive dysfunction associated with normothermic CPB still remain uncertain...
  27. ncbi request reprint Graft versus host disease after orthotopic liver transplantation documented by analysis of short tandem repeat polymorphisms
    M Schoniger-Hekele
    Universitatsklinik fur Innere Medizin IV, Klinische Abteilung Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Digestion 74:169-73. 2006
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  28. doi request reprint Severity of organ failure is an independent predictor of intracranial hypertension in acute liver failure
    Reinhard Kitzberger
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Medical Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:1000-6. 2009
    ..We investigated whether the severity of organ failure was associated with intracranial hypertension and evaluated the correlation between NH(3) and pNH(3) and grade of hepatic encephalopathy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Molecular and clinical characterisation of homocystinuria in two Austrian families with cystathionine beta-synthase deficiency
    U Tröndle
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna
    Acta Med Austriaca 28:145-51. 2001
    ..Both genotypes do not allow for normalisation of total homocysteine plasma levels following vitamin therapy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cognitive deficit after aortic valve replacement
    Daniel Zimpfer
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Austria
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:407-12; discussion 412. 2002
    ..Impairment of cognitive brain function after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is well known. In contrast the potential neurocognitive damage related to aortic valve replacement (AVR) is uncertain...
  31. ncbi request reprint Incidence and prognosis of early hepatic dysfunction in critically ill patients--a prospective multicenter study
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, Core Unit for Medical Statistics and Informatics, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Crit Care Med 35:1099-104. 2007
    ..We investigated the incidence and prognostic implications of early hepatic dysfunction (serum bilirubin >2 mg/dL within 48 hrs of admission)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Citrate pharmacokinetics and metabolism in cirrhotic and noncirrhotic critically ill patients
    Ludwig Kramer
    Department of Medicine IV, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Crit Care Med 31:2450-5. 2003
    ..To investigate pharmacokinetics and metabolism of sodium citrate in critically ill patients. To determine the risk of citrate accumulation in the setting of liver dysfunction (cirrhosis, hepatorenal syndrome)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of TIPS on liver perfusion measured by dynamic CT
    Claudia Weidekamm
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, Vienna A 1090, Austria
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:505-10. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint MARS and the failing liver-Any help from the outer space?
    Peter Ferenci
    Hepatology 46:1682-4. 2007