W Mlekusch

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Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypotension and bradycardia after elective carotid stenting: frequency and risk factors
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 10:851-9; discussion 860-1. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Outcome of conservative medical treatment of patients with infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital Medical Faculty, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:898-903. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and outcome after femoropopliteal angioplasty: analysis of genotype and plasma levels
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 90:717-23. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of intravenous prostaglandin E1 on arterial compliance: a randomized controlled trial
    W Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Austria
    Vasa 33:131-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Primary patency of long-segment self-expanding nitinol stents in the femoropopliteal arteries
    Schila Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 12:6-12. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in the femoropopliteal segment: the role of inflammation
    M Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:477-83. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory response to stent implantation: differences in femoropopliteal, iliac, and carotid arteries
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6J, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 224:529-35. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Renal artery stenosis predicts adverse cardiovascular and renal outcome in patients with peripheral artery disease
    J Amighi
    Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 39:784-92. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Balloon angioplasty versus stenting with nitinol stents in intermediate length superficial femoral artery lesions
    Petra Dick
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria, Europe
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:1090-5. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-segment SFA stenting--the dark sides: in-stent restenosis, clinical deterioration, and stent fractures
    Oliver Schlager
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 12:676-84. 2005

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Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Hypotension and bradycardia after elective carotid stenting: frequency and risk factors
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 10:851-9; discussion 860-1. 2003
    ..To investigate the frequency of and risk factors for hypotension and bradycardia in response to elective carotid stenting and their association with neurological complications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Outcome of conservative medical treatment of patients with infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital Medical Faculty, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:898-903. 2002
    ..We analyzed the course of conservatively treated patients with infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), and determined independent risk factors for aneurysm expansion...
  3. ncbi request reprint Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 and outcome after femoropopliteal angioplasty: analysis of genotype and plasma levels
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 90:717-23. 2003
    ..However, the PAI-1 gene promoter polymorphism (4G/5G) was not associated with PAI-1 plasma levels or late postangioplasty restenosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of intravenous prostaglandin E1 on arterial compliance: a randomized controlled trial
    W Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Austria
    Vasa 33:131-6. 2004
    ..We investigated the influence of intravenous application of prostanoids on arterial compliance parameters in patients with critical limb ischemia due to peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Primary patency of long-segment self-expanding nitinol stents in the femoropopliteal arteries
    Schila Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 12:6-12. 2005
    ..To report a retrospective cohort study of nitinol stent implantation in patients at high risk for restenosis owing to long-segment (> or =10 cm) femoropopliteal disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty in the femoropopliteal segment: the role of inflammation
    M Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:477-83. 2001
    ..To determine the value of baseline C-reactive protein (CPR), fibrinogen, and white blood cell (WBC) counts in predicting 1-year patency after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in the femoropopliteal segment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory response to stent implantation: differences in femoropopliteal, iliac, and carotid arteries
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6J, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 224:529-35. 2002
    ..To investigate the postintervention course of serum acute-phase reactants after stent implantation in the femoropopliteal, iliac, and carotid arteries...
  8. doi request reprint Renal artery stenosis predicts adverse cardiovascular and renal outcome in patients with peripheral artery disease
    J Amighi
    Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 39:784-92. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate whether incidental renal artery stenosis (RAS) increases the risk for adverse cardiovascular and renal outcomes in these patients...
  9. doi request reprint Balloon angioplasty versus stenting with nitinol stents in intermediate length superficial femoral artery lesions
    Petra Dick
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria, Europe
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 74:1090-5. 2009
    ..We reinvestigated whether primary nitinol stenting is associated with a morphologic and clinical benefit when compared with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with optional stenting (PTA) in intermediate-length lesions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-segment SFA stenting--the dark sides: in-stent restenosis, clinical deterioration, and stent fractures
    Oliver Schlager
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 12:676-84. 2005
    ..To determine and compare the rates of in-stent restenosis, late clinical deterioration, and stent fractures in nitinol stents versus Wallstents implanted for suboptimal angioplasty in the superficial femoral artery (SFA)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Balloon angioplasty versus implantation of nitinol stents in the superficial femoral artery
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    N Engl J Med 354:1879-88. 2006
    ..We evaluated whether primary implantation of a self-expanding nitinol (nickel-titanium) stent yielded anatomical and clinical benefits superior to those afforded by percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with optional secondary stenting...
  12. doi request reprint Evidence of carotid atherosclerosis in orthopantomograms and the risk for future cardiovascular events
    M Hoke
    General Hospital Vienna, Internal Medicine II Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 39:298-304. 2010
    ..The clinical impact of these findings is unknown. We investigated the association of OPG findings of carotid atherosclerosis with the occurrence of future cardiovascular adverse events...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of a functional polymorphism in the clopidogrel target receptor gene, P2Y12, and the risk for ischemic cerebrovascular events in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Sophie Ziegler
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 36:1394-9. 2005
    ..We tested for an association of gene sequence variations in P2Y12 and occurrence of neurological adverse events in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) during clopidogrel treatment...
  14. doi request reprint D-dimer testing in the diagnosis of transfemoral pseudoaneurysm after percutaneous transluminal procedures
    Matthias Hoke
    Department of Angiology, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    J Vasc Surg 52:383-7. 2010
    ..We investigated d-dimer levels in patients with and without postcatheterization femoral pseudoaneurysms and hypothesized that d-dimer levels correlate with the presence of pseudoaneurysms at the vascular access site...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sustained benefit at 2 years of primary femoropopliteal stenting compared with balloon angioplasty with optional stenting
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Circulation 115:2745-9. 2007
    ..We now report 2-year data on restenosis and clinical outcomes of these patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after balloon angioplasty versus stent implantation in the superficial femoral artery: findings from a randomized controlled trial
    Schila Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, Medical School, Medical University Vienna, and Department of Internal Medicine II, Vienna General Hospital, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 14:431-7. 2007
    ..To investigate whether primary nitinol stenting in the superficial femoral artery (SFA) is beneficial to patients' quality of life (QoL)...
  17. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein predicts future cardiovascular events in patients with carotid stenosis
    Oliver Schlager
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 38:1263-8. 2007
    ..We now investigated whether baseline levels of hs-CRP predict midterm clinical outcome in these patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint E-Selectin and restenosis after femoropopliteal angioplasty: prognostic impact of the Ser128Arg genotype and plasma levels
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20 A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 91:171-9. 2004
    ..A direct association of the Ser128Arg polymorphism with late postangioplasty failure could not be demonstrated...
  19. ncbi request reprint Heme oxygenase-1 genotype and restenosis after balloon angioplasty: a novel vascular protective factor
    Martin Schillinger
    Angiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:950-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the association of the heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) promoter genotype with the inflammatory response and restenosis after balloon angioplasty...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome and prognostic factors for ischaemic ulcers treated with PTA in lower limbs
    W Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:176-81. 2002
    ..To analyse the clinical outcome of patients with ischaemic ulcers (Fontaine stage IV) undergoing percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of fibrinogen in carotid atherosclerosis: nonspecific indicator of inflammation or independent predictor of disease progression?
    Schila Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 36:1400-4. 2005
    ..We investigated whether fibrinogen predicts future progression of carotid atherosclerosis, analyzing whether fibrinogen levels add to the prognostic information of other inflammatory parameters...
  22. ncbi request reprint Quantification of internal carotid artery stenosis with duplex US: comparative analysis of different flow velocity criteria
    Schila Sabeti
    Dept of Angiology, Vienna General Hosp, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 232:431-9. 2004
    ..To compare 13 previously published sets of duplex ultrasonographic (US) criteria with the US criteria used at the authors' institution in terms of agreement with carotid artery angiographic results...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is there improvement of "vascular depression" after carotid artery stent placement?
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 240:508-14. 2006
    ..To prospectively evaluate if high-grade (> or = 80% luminal narrowing) internal carotid artery stenosis is associated with depressive symptoms and if carotid artery stent placement (CAS) potentially improves depressive symptoms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Progression of carotid stenosis detected by duplex ultrasonography predicts adverse outcomes in cardiovascular high-risk patients
    Schila Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 38:2887-94. 2007
    ..We investigated whether progressive carotid stenosis determined by duplex ultrasonography predicts adverse outcomes in cardiovascular high-risk patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the distal abdominal aorta
    S Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 33:49-51. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Influence and interaction of diabetes and lipoprotein (a) serum levels on mortality of patients with peripheral artery disease
    T Maca
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology and Endocrinology, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:180-6. 2007
    ..We investigated the association and interaction between diabetes mellitus, lipoprotein(a) and mortality in high risk patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Haem oxygenase-1 genotype and cardiovascular adverse events in patients with peripheral artery disease
    P Dick
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University Vienna, Austria, Europe
    Eur J Clin Invest 35:731-7. 2005
    ..Short (< 25) (GT)n repeats are suggested to facilitate enhanced HO-1 up-regulation in response to injury and confer potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidative effects...
  28. doi request reprint Complications after peripheral vascular interventions in octogenarians
    Petra Dick
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 15:383-9. 2008
    ..To investigate the incidence of complications after peripheral vascular interventions in patients aged 80 years and older compared to patients below the age of 80...
  29. ncbi request reprint Duplex sonography versus angiography for assessment of femoropopliteal arterial disease in a "real-world" setting
    Oliver Schlager
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, General Hospital, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 14:452-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate the agreement of duplex ultrasound (DUS) versus digital subtraction angiography (DSA) for assessment of femoropopliteal arterial disease in a real-world clinical setting...
  30. ncbi request reprint Low serum magnesium predicts neurological events in patients with advanced atherosclerosis
    Jasmin Amighi
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 35:22-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of Mg serum levels with respect to the occurrence of neurological events in patients with advanced atherosclerosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Neurological outcome of conservative versus endovascular treatment of patients with asymptomatic high-grade carotid artery stenosis: a propensity score-adjusted analysis
    Camillo Sherif
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 12:145-55. 2005
    ..To report a propensity score-adjusted analysis of the long-term risks for stroke after carotid artery stenting (CAS) compared to medical therapy in patients with asymptomatic high-grade carotid artery stenosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Outcome after endovascular treatment of deep femoral artery stenosis: results in a consecutive patient series and systematic review of the literature
    Petra Dick
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 13:221-8. 2006
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Renal function and long-term mortality in patients with asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis
    Matthias Hoke
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 107:150-7. 2012
    ..The clinical importance of these findings has to be validated in larger studies with a community-based approach...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predicting renal failure after balloon angioplasty in high-risk patients
    M Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:609-14. 2001
    ..To assess the incidence and predictors of acute renal failure after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in a cohort of patients with generalized atherosclerosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy improves cardiovascular outcome of patients with peripheral artery disease
    Martin Schillinger
    Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur Heart J 25:742-8. 2004
    ..We sought to examine the interrelationship between statin use, inflammation, and outcome of high-risk patients with advanced atherosclerosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Acute-phase response after stent implantation in the carotid artery: association with 6-month in-stent restenosis
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6J, Austria
    Radiology 227:516-21. 2003
    ..To determine the prognostic importance of periintervention serum levels of acute-phase reactants in 6-month restenosis after stent implantation in the carotid artery...
  37. ncbi request reprint Endovascular revascularization below the knee: 6-month results and predictive value of C-reactive protein level
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, Austria
    Radiology 227:419-25. 2003
    ..To determine the association between pre- and postintervention serum C-reactive protein (CRP) levels and 6-month restenosis after endovascular treatment of atherosclerotic lesions in arteries below the knee...
  38. ncbi request reprint Balloon angioplasty and stent implantation induce a vascular inflammatory reaction
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 9:59-66. 2002
    ..To investigate whether peripheral balloon angioplasty with and without stent implantation independently causes an inflammatory vascular response measured by serum acute-phase reactants...
  39. ncbi request reprint Fibrinogen predicts restenosis after endovascular treatment of the iliac arteries
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 87:959-65. 2002
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of fibrinogen on restenosis after endovascular treatment of iliac artery occlusive disease...
  40. doi request reprint Inflammation and adverse cardiovascular outcome in patients with renal artery stenosis and peripheral artery disease
    Oliver Schlager
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 205:314-8. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and the presence of renal artery stenosis (RAS) might conjointly predict future major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Anti chlamydia antibodies in patients with thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Martin Schillinger
    Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:972-7. 2002
    ..We investigated serum levels of Chlamydia antibodies in patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA) and abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) compared to levels in healthy individuals...
  42. ncbi request reprint Heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter polymorphism is associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Martin Schillinger
    Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Vienna, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Res 106:131-6. 2002
    ..We hypothesised that patients with AAA had less frequently short repeats in the HO-1 gene promoter compared to patients with coronary (CAD) or peripheral artery disease (PAD), or healthy controls...
  43. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery stenting in older patients: is age a risk factor for poor outcome?
    Ramazanali Ahmadi
    Department of Angiology, General Hospital Vienna, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 9:559-65. 2002
    ..To assess the impact of age on technical success and complications of carotid stenting in a prospective single-center cohort study...
  44. ncbi request reprint Renal artery PTA and stent implantation: immediate and late clinical and morphological outcome
    Ramazanali Ahmadi
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical Faculty, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:21-7. 2002
    ..Primary technical success, peri-intervention complications, patency, the course of arterial hypertension and renal function were analyzed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Vascular inflammation and percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the femoropopliteal artery: association with restenosis
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna General Hospital, Währinger Gürtel 18 20 6J, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 225:21-6. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Heme oxygenase-1 genotype is a vascular anti-inflammatory factor following balloon angioplasty
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 9:385-94. 2002
    ..To investigate the association of the heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) genotype, which has potent anti-inflammatory capability, and the inflammatory response induced by balloon angioplasty...
  47. doi request reprint De novo superficial femoropopliteal artery lesions: peripheral cutting balloon angioplasty and restenosis rates--randomized controlled trial
    Jasmin Amighi
    Departments of Angiology and Radiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 247:267-72. 2008
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Conventional balloon angioplasty versus peripheral cutting balloon angioplasty for treatment of femoropopliteal artery in-stent restenosis: initial experience
    Petra Dick
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 248:297-302. 2008
    ..To prospectively determine whether cutting balloon angioplasty, when compared with conventional balloon angioplasty (CBA), improves morphologic and clinical outcome in patients with femoropopliteal in-stent restenosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Outcome of conservative versus interventional treatment of subclavian artery stenosis
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 9:139-46. 2002
    ..To compare the outcome of conservative treatment versus percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of subclavian artery stenosis in terms of long-term hemodynamic and symptomatic outcome in a retrospective, nonrandomized study...
  50. ncbi request reprint Treatment of subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis: long-term outcome of anticoagulation versus systemic thrombolysis
    Schila Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Austria
    Thromb Res 108:279-85. 2002
    ..To investigate long-term clinical and morphological outcome of patients with subclavian-axillary vein thrombosis treated with systemic thrombolysis compared to anticoagulation in a retrospective, nonrandomised study...
  51. ncbi request reprint Relation of small artery compliance and lipoprotein (a) in patients with atherosclerosis
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Medical Faculty, University of Vienna, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Am J Hypertens 15:980-5. 2002
    ..We investigated the relation of arterial compliance and lipoprotein (a) serum [Lp(a)] levels in patients with atherosclerosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Angioplasty and elective stenting of de novo versus recurrent femoropopliteal lesions: 1-year follow-up
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 10:288-97. 2003
    ..To investigate patency rates after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) and PTA plus elective stenting in de novo versus recurrent femoropopliteal lesions...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of smoking on restenosis during the 1st year after lower-limb endovascular interventions
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 231:831-8. 2004
    ..To investigate whether smoking has an effect on recurrent lumen narrowing after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) or stent placement in lower-limb arteries...
  54. ncbi request reprint Primary patency of femoropopliteal arteries treated with nitinol versus stainless steel self-expanding stents: propensity score-adjusted analysis
    Schila Sabeti
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 232:516-21. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Serum albumin predicts cardiac adverse events in patients with advanced atherosclerosis - interrelation with traditional cardiovascular risk factors
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 91:610-8. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Endovascular brachytherapy: effect on acute inflammatory response after percutaneous femoropopliteal arterial interventions
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 230:556-60. 2004
    ..To investigate whether endovascular brachytherapy diminishes vascular inflammation in response to femoropopliteal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) or stent implantation in two double-blind randomized-controlled trials...
  57. ncbi request reprint Insulin, C-peptide, and restenosis after femoral artery balloon angioplasty in type II diabetic and nondiabetic patients
    Thomas Maca
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 16:31-5. 2005
    ..The association and interaction of insulin and C-peptide with restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) was investigated in type II diabetic and nondiabetic patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Contralateral high-grade carotid artery stenosis or occlusion is not associated with increased risk for poor neurologic outcome after elective carotid stent placement
    Schila Sabeti
    Departments of Angiology and Clinical Neurology, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    Radiology 230:70-6. 2004
    ..To compare neurologic outcome after elective internal carotid artery (ICA) stents have been placed in patients with and in patients without contralateral ICA obstructions...
  59. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of C-reactive protein and glycated hemoglobin in predicting future cardiovascular events of patients with advanced atherosclerosis
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Circulation 108:2323-8. 2003
    ..We investigated the joint effects of these parameters on cardiovascular outcome of patients with advanced atherosclerosis...
  60. ncbi request reprint Inflammation and Carotid Artery--Risk for Atherosclerosis Study (ICARAS)
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Circulation 111:2203-9. 2005
    ....
  61. ncbi request reprint Association of neutrophils and future cardiovascular events in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Markus Haumer
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Austria
    J Vasc Surg 41:610-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that higher neutrophil counts are associated with an increased incidence of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with clinically advanced atherosclerosis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1 cluster combined genotype and restenosis after balloon angioplasty
    Rodrig Marculescu
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 90:491-500. 2003
    ..This remarkable gene dose-dependent association emphasizes the advantage of considering combinations of genetic markers rather that isolated polymorphisms in the analysis of multifactorial vascular disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Restenosis after femoropopliteal PTA and elective stent implantation: predictive value of monocyte counts
    Martin Schillinger
    Departments of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 10:557-65. 2003
    ..To investigate the association of baseline peripheral blood monocyte counts and restenosis after femoropopliteal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) and PTA plus elective stent implantation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Procedure-related complications and early neurological adverse events of unprotected and protected carotid stenting: temporal trends in a consecutive patient series
    Johanna Boltuch
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 12:538-47. 2005
    ..To report procedure-related complications and neurological adverse events of unprotected over-the-wire (OTW) and protected rapid exchange (RX) carotid artery stenting (CAS) in a single-center patient series during an 8-year period...
  65. ncbi request reprint High plasma heparin cofactor II activity protects from restenosis after femoropopliteal stenting
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Haemost 92:1108-13. 2004
    ..Higher activity of heparin cofactor II may exert a protective effect against instent restenosis also in the femoropopliteal vessel area, confirming a prior observation after coronary stenting...
  66. doi request reprint Incidence of thrombotic and bleeding complications during cardiac catheterization in children: comparison of high-dose vs. low-dose heparin protocols
    A Hanslik
    Division of Paediatric Cardiology, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Thromb Haemost 9:2353-60. 2011
    ..During cardiac catheterization (CC) in children, unfractionated heparin (UFH) is used for primary prophylaxis of thrombotic events (TE). However, the optimal UFH dose to minimize TE and bleeding in children has yet to be established...
  67. ncbi request reprint Reduction in renal function after renal arteriography and after renal artery angioplasty
    S Sabeti
    University of Vienna, Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 24:156-60. 2002
    ..To investigate the incidence and risk factors for renal function deterioration after renal angiography and angioplasty or stenting...
  68. ncbi request reprint Myeloperoxidase predicts progression of carotid stenosis in states of low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Markus Exner
    Department of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2212-8. 2006
    ..We investigated the effect of myeloperoxidase (MPO) on progression of carotid stenosis in states of high and low high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) and low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) levels...
  69. doi request reprint Cystatin C and the risk for cardiovascular events in patients with asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis
    Matthias Hoke
    Department of Angiology, Medical University, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 41:674-9. 2010
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  70. ncbi request reprint Dental and periodontal status and risk for progression of carotid atherosclerosis: the inflammation and carotid artery risk for atherosclerosis study dental substudy
    Thomas Schillinger
    Clinic of Dentistry, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 37:2271-6. 2006
    ..Dental and periodontal disease are potentially involved in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. We investigated whether dental and periodontal status is associated with the presence and future progression of carotid stenosis...
  71. doi request reprint Decreasing incidence of critical limb ischemia after intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation
    Petra Dick
    Department of Angiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Angiology 60:235-41. 2009
    ..Furthermore, its incidence significantly decreased during recent years. Duration of IABP support was a significant predictor for CLI...
  72. ncbi request reprint Serum creatinine predicts mortality in patients with peripheral artery disease: influence of diabetes and hypertension
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 175:361-7. 2004
    ..We investigated the association of renal impairment, traditional cardiovascular risk factors and all-cause mortality in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Arterial puncture site management after percutaneous transluminal procedures using a hemostatic wound dressing (Clo-Sur P.A.D.) versus conventional manual compression: a randomized controlled trial
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 13:23-31. 2006
    ..To investigate the efficacy and safety of a novel hemostatic wound dressing designed for rapid hemostasis at arterial puncture sites...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prediction of iatrogenic pseudoaneurysm after percutaneous endovascular procedures
    Wolfgang Mlekusch
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 240:597-602. 2006
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  75. ncbi request reprint Complement component C5a predicts restenosis after superficial femoral artery balloon angioplasty
    Walter S Speidl
    Departments of Internal Medicine II, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 14:62-9. 2007
    ..To investigate whether balloon angioplasty of the superficial femoral artery (SFA) increases serum levels of C5a and whether C5a predicts risk of restenosis...
  76. ncbi request reprint Asymmetric dimethylarginine predicts major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with advanced peripheral artery disease
    Friedrich Mittermayer
    Medical University Vienna, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, AKH Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:2536-40. 2006
    ..We investigated whether elevated ADMA concentrations predict major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in patients with advanced peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 promoter genotype and restenosis after femoropopliteal balloon angioplasty: initial observations
    Markus Exner
    Department of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, University of Vienna Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 231:839-44. 2004
    ..To investigate whether there is an association between a functional polymorphism in the interleukin (IL)-6 gene promoter (-174)G/C and restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of the femoropopliteal artery...
  78. doi request reprint Increasing carotid plaque echolucency is predictive of cardiovascular events in high-risk patients
    Markus Reiter
    Department of Radiology, Division of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, Medical University Vienna, General Hospital, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 248:1050-5. 2008
    ..The authors performed this study to determine whether decreasing gray-scale median (GSM) levels at repeat carotid US examinations are associated with future MACEs...