M Schillinger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi Risk stratification for subclavian artery angioplasty: is there an increased rate of restenosis after stent implantation?
    M Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:550-7. 2001
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi Clinical signs of pulmonary congestion predict outcome in patients with acute chest pain
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:917-22. 2002
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi Lipoprotein (a) in patients with aortic aneurysmal disease
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Austria
    J Vasc Surg 36:25-30. 2002
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi C-reactive protein and mortality in patients with acute aortic disease
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 28:740-5. 2002

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  1. ncbi Risk stratification for subclavian artery angioplasty: is there an increased rate of restenosis after stent implantation?
    M Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:550-7. 2001
    ..To compare long-term patency after balloon angioplasty of stenotic or occluded subclavian arteries with and without adjunctive stenting and to identify independent risk factors for restenosis after balloon angioplasty...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi Clinical signs of pulmonary congestion predict outcome in patients with acute chest pain
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:917-22. 2002
    ..Therefore, we assessed the predictive value of clinical signs of pulmonary congestion in patients presenting with acute chest pain to an emergency department with regard to the origin of the symptoms...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi Lipoprotein (a) in patients with aortic aneurysmal disease
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Austria
    J Vasc Surg 36:25-30. 2002
    ..Lipoprotein (a) was analyzed in patients with AAA and TAA and in healthy individuals in relation to the extent of atherosclerosis...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi C-reactive protein and mortality in patients with acute aortic disease
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Medical Faculty, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 28:740-5. 2002
    ..The prognostic value of admission C-reactive protein (CRP) in patients with acute aortic aneurysm or dissection has not yet been investigated...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. ncbi 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
    ....
  19. ncbi Treating renal artery stenosis. A statement pro endovascular therapy
    Martin Schillinger
    Division of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Herz 29:68-75. 2004
    ..The present review focuses on the potential beneficial effects of renal artery PTA and stenting in patients with RAS...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi Excessive carotid in-stent neointimal formation predicts late cardiovascular events
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 11:229-39. 2004
    ..To examine if excessive in-stent neointimal formation causing a subcritical stenosis may indicate enhanced vascular reactivity in response to injury, thus predicting late cardiovascular events...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi 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...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. ncbi 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
    ....
  27. ncbi Heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter microsatellite polymorphism is associated with restenosis after percutaneous transluminal angioplasty
    M Exner
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:433-40. 2001
    ..A dinucleotide repeat in the promoter region of the HO-1 gene shows a length polymorphism that modulates the level of gene transcription...
  28. ncbi 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. ncbi 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)...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. ncbi New stents for SFA
    E Minar
    Department of Angiology, Medical University Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 50:635-45. 2009
    ..Concerning DES, we have to wait for the results of the ongoing studies...
  33. ncbi Impairment of renal function in patients resuscitated from cardiac arrest: frequency, determinants and impact on outcome
    H Domanovits
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 112:157-61. 2000
    ..To assess frequency, determinants, and impact on outcome of impaired renal function in cardiac arrest survivors...
  34. ncbi In vitro detection of C4d-fixing HLA alloantibodies: associations with capillary C4d deposition in kidney allografts
    G Bartel
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Transplant 8:41-9. 2008
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that detection of complement-fixing HLA panel reactivity could provide a specific tool for monitoring of C4d-positive AMR...
  35. ncbi Fibrinogen predicts mortality in high risk patients with peripheral artery disease
    L Doweik
    Department of Angiology, Medical School, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 26:381-6. 2003
    ..We investigated the prognostic impact of fibrinogen levels on mortality of high risk patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD)...
  36. ncbi Carotid artery stenting: effect of learning curve and intermediate-term morphological outcome
    R Ahmadi
    Department of Angiology, General Hospital Vienna, University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 8:539-46. 2001
    ..To assess the impact of learning on the rate of success and complications of carotid stenting in a single-center, one-operator series and prospectively follow a patient cohort with regard to restenosis...
  37. ncbi Acute phase reactants in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm
    H Domanovits
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20 6D, Austria
    Atherosclerosis 163:297-302. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare acute phase reactants in patients with asymptomatic AAA, symptomatic AAA without rupture and ruptured AAA...
  38. doi 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...
  39. ncbi Acute renal failure after successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    H Domanovits
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Medical School, Austria
    Intensive Care Med 27:1194-9. 2001
    ..To assess the frequency and independent predictors of severe acute renal failure in patients resuscitated from out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest...
  40. ncbi Endovascular stent implantation for treatment of peripheral artery disease
    M Schillinger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:165-70. 2007
    ..Further studies and longer follow-up intervals are needed to confirm these data. Meanwhile, balloon angioplasty with optional stenting also remains the recommended endovascular approach for the femoropopliteal segment...
  41. ncbi 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)...
  42. ncbi 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)...
  43. ncbi Admission for syncope: evaluation, cost and prognosis
    M Schillinger
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 112:835-41. 2000
    ..Despite extensive in-hospital evaluation the cause of syncope remains unexplained in up to 40% of patients...
  44. ncbi Low level laser treatment of primary and secondary Raynaud's phenomenon
    M Al-Awami
    Department of Medical Angiology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 30:281-4. 2001
    ..Therefore this pilot study was performed to evaluate the efficacy of LLL as a new non-drug non-invasive treatment for patients with primary and secondary Raynaud's phenomenon (RP)...
  45. ncbi Innovative technologies for SFA occlusions: drug coated balloons in SFA lesions
    E Minar
    Medical University of Vienna, Angiology Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 53:481-6. 2012
    ..This technology has demonstrated the capacity to have a significant impact on the practice of percutaneous cardiovascular interventions in the future...
  46. ncbi 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
    ....
  47. ncbi Carotid stenting in a case of combined kinking and stenosis
    R A Ahmadi
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Angiology, General Hospital Vienna, Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 24:197-9. 2001
    ..Advanced stent technology with flexible materials makes endovascular treatment of carotid stenosis feasible even in cases of kinking...
  48. ncbi The role of multi-slice spiral CT angiography in patient management after endovascular therapy
    P Peloschek
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna AKH, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, Vienna 1090, Austria
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 29:756-61. 2006
    ..To bring out the role of multi-slice spiral CT angiography (MS-CTA) in patient management after endovascular therapy of subclavian artery stenosis...
  49. ncbi Termination of recent-onset atrial fibrillation/flutter in the emergency department: a sequential approach with intravenous ibutilide and external electrical cardioversion
    H Domanovits
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Medical School, Austria
    Resuscitation 45:181-7. 2000
    ..The short duration of admission makes this strategy attractive for use in the ED...
  50. ncbi Acute type A aortic dissection: the prognostic impact of preoperative cardiac tamponade
    K Bayegan
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University Clinics, Vienna General Hospital, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 20:1194-8. 2001
    ..In contrast, cardiac tamponade with palpable pulses was not associated with increased frequency of MOF/in-hospital mortality...
  51. ncbi Safety and efficacy of endoscopic balloon dilation for treatment of Crohn's disease strictures
    A Ferlitsch
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Endoscopy 38:483-7. 2006
    ..Endoscopic balloon dilation is a therapeutic option in limited strictures to avoid intestinal surgery, although there have been few reports regarding the long-term outcome...
  52. doi 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...
  53. ncbi Low level laser therapy for treatment of primary and secondary Raynaud's phenomenon
    M Al-Awami
    Department of Medical Angiology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 33:25-9. 2004
    ..In view of these findings, we have proceeded with a double blind, placebo-controlled study...
  54. ncbi Outcome of conservative therapy of patients with severe intermittent claudication
    J Amighi
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 27:254-8. 2004
    ..Intermittent claudication due to peripheral artery disease (PAD) can be treated conservatively, or by revascularization...
  55. ncbi Causes and outcome of syncope
    M Schillinger
    Notfallaufnahme Universitätskliniken Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 111:512-6. 1999
    ..Little is known about the frequency of patients presenting to the emergency department with syncope. Regarding mortality and predictors of outcome the literature remains inconclusive...
  56. ncbi E 047/1: a new class III antiarrhythmic agent
    H Domanovits
    Emergency Department, Vienna General Hospital University of Vienna Medical School, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 35:716-22. 2000
    ..For further investigation, we recommend a combined bolus- and weight-adapted infusion regimen...
  57. ncbi Evaluation of a virtual endoscopy simulator for training in gastrointestinal endoscopy
    A Ferlitsch
    Department of Internal Medicine IV, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Endoscopy 34:698-702. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine whether the GI-Mentor, a virtual reality endoscopy simulator, can distinguish between beginners and experts in endoscopy and to assess whether training improves the performance of beginners...
  58. ncbi [Edrophonium chloride (Tensilon) test: a safe method in diagnosing myasthenia gravis]
    H Domanovits
    Abteilung für Notfallmedizin, AKH der Stadt Wien, Universitatskliniken, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 112:592-5. 2000
    ..To evaluate the safety of edrophonium chloride in the course of the Tensilon test by measurement of hemodynamic and ECG parameters and the observation of adverse events...
  59. ncbi Post-thrombotic syndrome after primary event of deep venous thrombosis 10 to 20 years ago
    S Ziegler
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Allgemeines Krankenhaus, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090, Vienna, Austria
    Thromb Res 101:23-33. 2001
    ..We investigated the impact of the extent of primary deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and recurrent thrombotic events in accordance to other presumed prognostic factors for long-term clinical outcome after first DVT...
  60. ncbi Matching carotid anatomy with carotid stents
    M Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, Medical University, Vienna, Austria
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 49:723-7. 2008
    ..The present review discusses the concept of lesion-tailored stenting to optimize early and late outcomes after CAS...
  61. ncbi Homocysteine levels in patients with Raynaud's phenomenon
    M Al-Awami
    Department of Medical Angiology, Clinical Institute for Medical Laboratory Diagnostics, University of Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 31:87-90. 2002
    ..Since homocysteine has been found to be damaging to endothelial cells, we investigated the concentrations of plasma homocysteine, folate and vitamin B12 in patients with primary or secondary RP compared to healthy individuals...
  62. ncbi Vasospasm of the scrotum--a manifestation of Raynaud's phenomenon?
    M Al-Awami
    Department of Medical Angiology, University of Vienna, Austria
    Vasa 33:87-8. 2004
    ..Other sites such as nose, ears could also be affected. We report a patient who has been suffering for long time of cold induced sensitivity associated with well demarcated pallor of the scrotum...
  63. ncbi Pivotal role of complement-fixing HLA alloantibodies in presensitized kidney allograft recipients
    M Wahrmann
    Department of Medicine III, Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Transplant 6:1033-41. 2006
    ..Discerning complement-activating abilities of HLA alloantibodies, [C4d]FlowPRA may help identify recipients at particularly high risk for graft rejection and loss...
  64. ncbi Adequacy of automated peritoneal dialysis with and without manual daytime exchange: A randomized controlled trial
    D Demetriou
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Medicine III, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Kidney Int 70:1649-55. 2006
    ..However, the possible benefit of better clearances with higher nightly treatment volumes has to be weighed against increased costs and the possible negative impact of impaired sodium removal, especially in LA transporters...
  65. ncbi Bradycardia and sinus arrest during percutaneous ethanol injection therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma
    A Ferlitsch
    University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 34:218-23. 2004
    ..Cardiac arrhythmias have not been reported to date. Aim of the study was to investigate the occurrence of dysrhythmias during PEI...
  66. ncbi How to treat recurrent renal artery instent restenosis? Editorial comment on treatment of reoccuring instent restenosis following reintervention after stent-supported renal artery angioplasty--article by Zeller et al
    Martin Schillinger
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 70:301-2. 2007
  67. ncbi 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)...
  68. ncbi 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...
  69. ncbi A microsatellite polymorphism in the heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter is associated with increased bilirubin and HDL levels but not with coronary artery disease
    Georg Endler
    Clinical Institute for Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna Austria
    Thromb Haemost 91:155-61. 2004
    ..94). Although potentially beneficial effects of the short HO-1 allele on lipid profile and serum bilirubin were observed, in contrast to Orientals, the HO-1 genotype was not associated with coronary artery disease in Caucasians...
  70. ncbi 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...
  71. ncbi 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...
  72. pmc Restenosis after percutaneous angioplasty: the role of vascular inflammation
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 1:73-8. 2005
    ....
  73. ncbi 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...
  74. ncbi 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...
  75. ncbi Femoropopliteal arteries: immediate and long-term results with a Dacron-covered stent-graft
    Ramazanali Ahmadi
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Division of Angiology, General Hospital Vienna, University of Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Radiology 223:345-50. 2002
    ..To assess immediate and long-term outcome after femoropopliteal implantation of a Dacron-covered stent-graft in patients with peripheral arterial disease...
  76. ncbi 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...
  77. ncbi Acute chest pain-a stepwise approach, the challenge of the correct clinical diagnosis
    Hans Domanovits
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical School, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20 6, Austria
    Resuscitation 55:9-16. 2002
    ..To assess the safety and the accuracy of a 4 h stepwise diagnostic approach relying on clinical judgement in unselected patients with acute chest pain...
  78. ncbi 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...
  79. ncbi Duplex ultrasound-guided femoropopliteal angioplasty: initial and 12-month results from a case controlled study
    Ramazanali Ahmadi
    Department of Angiology, Vienna General Hospital, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Endovasc Ther 9:873-81. 2002
    ..To evaluate initial technical success, procedural complications, and 12-month patency of duplex-guided angioplasty compared to conventional fluoroscopically-guided procedures...
  80. doi 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...
  81. doi Regarding "Stenting for femoropopliteal lesions"
    Martin Schillinger
    J Vasc Surg 48:252; author reply 252-3. 2008
  82. doi Short-term conversion to open surgery after endovascular stent-grafting of the thoracic aorta: the Talent thoracic registry
    Marek P Ehrlich
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1322-6. 2008
    ..Predictors of late conversion to conventional surgery after thoracic endovascular stent-graft placement are currently unknown...
  83. ncbi 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...
  84. ncbi A call for uniform reporting standards in studies assessing endovascular treatment for chronic ischaemia of lower limb arteries
    Nicolas Diehm
    Department of Clinical and Interventional Angiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, Inselspital, University of Bern, Freiburgstrasse, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 28:798-805. 2007
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  85. ncbi 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...
  86. ncbi 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
    ..quot; 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...
  87. ncbi 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...
  88. ncbi 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...
  89. ncbi 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...
  90. ncbi The role of heme oxygenase-1 promoter polymorphisms in human disease
    Markus Exner
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Vienna General Hospital, Medical School, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Free Radic Biol Med 37:1097-104. 2004
    ..In the present article we systematically review the hitherto published evidence that promoter polymorphisms in the HO-1 gene exert functional importance by influencing the level of HO-1 expression in different organ systems...
  91. ncbi Risk factors for capillary C4d deposition in kidney allografts: evaluation of a large study cohort
    Matthias Lorenz
    Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Transplantation 78:447-52. 2004
    ..The impact of pre- and posttransplant variables including particular immunosuppressive regimens on the frequency of C4d deposition has not yet been systematically investigated in a large multivariate analysis...
  92. ncbi Vienna Stroke Registry. Impact of the platelet glycoprotein Ib alpha Kozak polymorphism on the risk of ischemic cerebrovascular events: a case-control study
    Kety Hsieh
    Clinical Institute of Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, AKH Wien
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 15:469-73. 2004
    ..According to our data, the (-5)C Kozak allele may represent a candidate genetic susceptibility factor for ischemic cerebrovascular events...
  93. ncbi 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...
  94. ncbi Matched case-control study on factor V Leiden and the prothrombin G20210A mutation in patients with ischemic stroke/transient ischemic attack up to the age of 60 years
    Wolfgang Lalouschek
    University Clinic of Neurology, Medical University Vienna, Hospital Barmherzige Brueder, Vienna, Austria
    Stroke 36:1405-9. 2005
    ..The role of the factor V Leiden mutation (FVL) and the G20210A mutation of the prothrombin (factor II [FII]) gene for arterial thrombosis is not clear...
  95. ncbi Effect of radio contrast media on residual renal function in peritoneal dialysis patients--a prospective study
    Elisabeth Dittrich
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, Department of Medicine III, Medical University Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1334-9. 2006
    ..Systemic administration of radio contrast media (CM) may increase the risk of acute renal failure in patients with impaired renal function not on dialysis. There are few data on the influence of CM administration in dialysis patients...
  96. ncbi 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)...
  97. ncbi 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...
  98. ncbi Acute chest pain--identification of patients at low risk for coronary events. The impact of symptoms, medical history and risk factors
    Martin Schillinger
    Department of Angiology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:83-9. 2004
    ..We investigated the predictive value of characteristics atypical for myocardial ischemia for exclusion of acute or subacute coronary events, focusing on patients' symptoms, medical history and risk factors...
  99. ncbi 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...
  100. ncbi 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...
  101. ncbi 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)...