Christiane E Angermann

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc "GOLD or lower limit of normal definition? A comparison with expert-based diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a prospective cohort-study"
    Gülmisal Güder
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 13:13. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Mode of action and effects of standardized collaborative disease management on mortality and morbidity in patients with systolic heart failure: the Interdisciplinary Network for Heart Failure (INH) study
    Christiane E Angermann
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Wurzburg, Germany
    Circ Heart Fail 5:25-35. 2012
  3. pmc 3-D reconstruction of anterior mantle-field techniques in Hodgkin's disease survivors: doses to cardiac structures
    Dirk Vordermark
    Dept of Radiation Oncology, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 1:10. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [Differential diagnosis of dyspnea - significance of clinic aspects, imaging and biomarkers for the diagnosis of heart failure]
    C Angermann
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Herz und Kreislaufzentrum der Universität Würzburg, Klinikstrasse, Wurzburg
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:57-70; quiz 71. 2006
  5. doi request reprint [Statin therapy for systolic heart failure. The CORONA trial (Controlled Rosuvastatin Multinational Trial in Heart Failure)]
    C E Angermann
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Uniklinik Würzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 49:884-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Natriuretic peptides--new diagnostic markers in heart disease]
    Christiane E Angermann
    Medizinische Poliklinik der Universität Würzburg, Wurzburg
    Herz 29:609-17. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduction of cyclosporine after introduction of mycophenolate mofetil improves chronic renal dysfunction in heart transplant recipients--the IMPROVED multi-centre study
    Christiane E Angermann
    Kardiologie Medizinische Poliklinik, Julius Maximilians Universitat Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 25:1626-34. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of a randomised, controlled, multicenter trial investigating the effects of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibition on morbidity, mortality and mood in depressed heart failure patients (MOOD-HF)
    Christiane E Angermann
    University of Wurzburg, Department of Internal Medicine I Center of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:1212-22. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Reverse epidemiology in systolic and nonsystolic heart failure: cumulative prognostic benefit of classical cardiovascular risk factors
    Gülmisal Güder
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Circ Heart Fail 2:563-71. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Generic and disease-specific health-related quality of life in patients with chronic systolic heart failure: impact of depression
    Marion Schowalter
    Department of Medical Psychology, Medical Sociology and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstr 3, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:269-78. 2013

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. pmc "GOLD or lower limit of normal definition? A comparison with expert-based diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a prospective cohort-study"
    Gülmisal Güder
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Respir Res 13:13. 2012
    ..We wanted to assess the diagnostic accuracy and prognostic capability of the GOLD and LLN definition when compared to an expert-based diagnosis...
  2. doi request reprint Mode of action and effects of standardized collaborative disease management on mortality and morbidity in patients with systolic heart failure: the Interdisciplinary Network for Heart Failure (INH) study
    Christiane E Angermann
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Wurzburg, Germany
    Circ Heart Fail 5:25-35. 2012
    ..Features rendering specific interventions successful are often ill defined. We evaluated the mode of action and effects of a nurse-coordinated DMP (HeartNetCare-HF, HNC)...
  3. pmc 3-D reconstruction of anterior mantle-field techniques in Hodgkin's disease survivors: doses to cardiac structures
    Dirk Vordermark
    Dept of Radiation Oncology, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 1:10. 2006
    ..Dose-volume histograms (DVHs) were generated for these heart structures and results compared between techniques...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Differential diagnosis of dyspnea - significance of clinic aspects, imaging and biomarkers for the diagnosis of heart failure]
    C Angermann
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Herz und Kreislaufzentrum der Universität Würzburg, Klinikstrasse, Wurzburg
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:57-70; quiz 71. 2006
    ..If the diagnosis cannot be established by these traditional tools, BNP or NT-proBNP testing may be very helpful, especially for ruling out heart failure...
  5. doi request reprint [Statin therapy for systolic heart failure. The CORONA trial (Controlled Rosuvastatin Multinational Trial in Heart Failure)]
    C E Angermann
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Uniklinik Würzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 49:884-6. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [Natriuretic peptides--new diagnostic markers in heart disease]
    Christiane E Angermann
    Medizinische Poliklinik der Universität Würzburg, Wurzburg
    Herz 29:609-17. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Reduction of cyclosporine after introduction of mycophenolate mofetil improves chronic renal dysfunction in heart transplant recipients--the IMPROVED multi-centre study
    Christiane E Angermann
    Kardiologie Medizinische Poliklinik, Julius Maximilians Universitat Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 25:1626-34. 2004
    ..This comparative prospective multi-centre study evaluated efficacy and safety of cyclosporine A downtitration in heart transplant recipients with chronic renal dysfunction potentially attributable to cyclosporine (n=161)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of a randomised, controlled, multicenter trial investigating the effects of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibition on morbidity, mortality and mood in depressed heart failure patients (MOOD-HF)
    Christiane E Angermann
    University of Wurzburg, Department of Internal Medicine I Center of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:1212-22. 2007
    ..Major depression affects 20-40% of CHF patients and predicts adverse outcomes in terms of quality of life, morbidity and mortality as well as health care expenditure, independent of other factors of prognostic relevance...
  9. doi request reprint Reverse epidemiology in systolic and nonsystolic heart failure: cumulative prognostic benefit of classical cardiovascular risk factors
    Gülmisal Güder
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Circ Heart Fail 2:563-71. 2009
    ..We estimated the prognostic role of these risk factors in unselected patients with heart failure...
  10. doi request reprint Generic and disease-specific health-related quality of life in patients with chronic systolic heart failure: impact of depression
    Marion Schowalter
    Department of Medical Psychology, Medical Sociology and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstr 3, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:269-78. 2013
    ..We aimed to describe both generic and disease-specific HRQoL in a large community-based sample of patients with systolic heart failure (SHF) and to identify important somatic and psychosocial correlates...
  11. ncbi request reprint Dysnatraemia in heart failure
    Nikolas Deubner
    Department of Internal Medicine I Cardiology, University Hospital Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:1147-54. 2012
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate in detail the correlates of dysnatraemia, and to estimate its differential prognostic relevance in patients with heart failure with reduced or preserved LVEF...
  12. doi request reprint Depression and disease severity as predictors of health-related quality of life in patients with chronic heart failure--a structural equation modeling approach
    Hermann Faller
    Institute of Psychotherapy und Medical Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Card Fail 15:286-292.e2. 2009
    ..To examine whether depression and heart failure severity are independent predictors of both the physical and psychologic domains of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with chronic heart failure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is health-related quality of life an independent predictor of survival in patients with chronic heart failure?
    Hermann Faller
    Institute of Psychotherapy and Medical Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Psychosom Res 63:533-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether the physical and mental components of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are independent predictors of survival in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  14. doi request reprint Cardiac beta1-adrenoceptor autoantibodies in human heart disease: rationale and design of the Etiology, Titre-Course, and Survival (ETiCS) Study
    Nikolas Deubner
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Centre of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wurzburg, University Hospital Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:753-62. 2010
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Pharmacotherapy according to treatment guidelines is associated with lower mortality in a community-based sample of patients with chronic heart failure: a prospective cohort study
    Stefan Störk
    Department of Internal Medicine I Center for Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:1236-45. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of chronic heart failure (CHF) pharmacotherapy in unselected cohorts is unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Complementary and incremental mortality risk prediction by cortisol and aldosterone in chronic heart failure
    Gülmisal Güder
    University of Wurzburg, Department of Internal Medicine I, Center for Cardiovascular Medicine, Klinikstrasse 6 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Circulation 115:1754-61. 2007
    ..The prognostic significance of cortisol that may also bind and activate the mineralocorticoid receptor in chronic heart failure is unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of depression on quality of life assessment in heart failure
    Hermann Faller
    Department of Internal Medicine I Center for Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Institute of Psychotherapy und Medical Psychology, Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 142:133-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine whether co-morbid depression alters the relationship between disease severity and HRQoL, thus compromising the validity of a CHF-specific HRQoL measure...
  18. ncbi request reprint A novel fluorescence method for the rapid detection of functional beta1-adrenergic receptor autoantibodies in heart failure
    Viacheslav O Nikolaev
    Institut fur Pharmakologie und Toxikologie, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:423-31. 2007
    ..This study sought to develop a rapid method for the detection of activating autoantibodies directed against the beta1-adrenoceptor (anti-beta1-Abs) in patients with heart failure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of subclinical thyroid dysfunction in heart failure
    Anna Frey
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Cardiology, University Hospital Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 168:300-5. 2013
    ..We compared the prognostic impact of euthyroidism, subclinical thyroid dysfunction, and euthyroid sick syndrome (ESS) in systolic HF...
  20. doi request reprint Airway obstruction in systolic heart failure--COPD or congestion?
    Susanne Brenner
    University Hospital Wurzburg, Department of Internal Medicine I, Wurzburg, Germany University of Würzburg, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 168:1910-6. 2013
    ..We aimed to estimate the prevalence, correlates and prognostic impact of true COPD in patients with SHF...
  21. doi request reprint Somatic correlates of comorbid major depression in patients with systolic heart failure
    Christiane E Angermann
    University of Wurzburg, Department of Internal Medicine I Center for Cardiovascular Medicine, Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 147:66-73. 2011
    ..This prospective study investigated somatic correlates of comorbid depression in patients with heart failure aiming to better understand the interrelation of both conditions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stimulating autoantibodies directed against the cardiac beta1-adrenergic receptor predict increased mortality in idiopathic cardiomyopathy
    Stefan Störk
    Department of Internal Medicine I Center of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Am Heart J 152:697-704. 2006
    ....
  23. doi request reprint [Adamantiades-Behçet's disease. Clinical review]
    Stefan Störk
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitat Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, Wurzburg
    Med Klin (Munich) 103:143-52. 2008
    ..Active systemic disease should be treated more aggressively using immunosuppressants. Despite advances in treatment relapses are still frequent, and systemic disease remains associated with an adverse prognosis...
  24. doi request reprint Biomarkers in heart failure--better than history or echocardiography?
    Dominik Berliner
    Department of Medicine I and Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Herz 34:581-8. 2009
    ....
  25. doi request reprint The impact of heart failure on the classification of COPD severity
    Gülmisal Güder
    Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Card Fail 18:637-44. 2012
    ..We compared pulmonary function in patients with either HF or COPD, or the combination to assess whether grading of COPD using the Global Initiative of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease classification is hampered in the presence of HF...
  26. doi request reprint [Cardiac amyloidosis]
    Caroline Hoyer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitat Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, Wurzburg
    Med Klin (Munich) 103:153-60. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the contractile reserve in patients with intermediate coronary lesions: a strain rate imaging study validated by invasive myocardial fractional flow reserve
    Frank Weidemann
    Medical Clinic I Center of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, D 20, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:1425-32. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Depression and survival in chronic heart failure: does gender play a role?
    Hermann Faller
    University of Wurzburg, Institute of Psychotherapy und Medical Psychology, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:1018-23. 2007
    ..Data regarding the influence of depression on outcome in chronic heart failure are conflicting and neglect possible gender differences...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of chronic heart failure on nuclear factor kappa B in peripheral leukocytes
    Stefan Frantz
    Medizinische Klinik der Universität Würzburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 94:671-3. 2004
    ..In patients with stable heart failure with no obvious other reason for NF-kappaB activation, NF-kappaB was significantly activated...
  30. ncbi request reprint [The Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ) -- a new disease-specific quality of life measure for patients with chronic heart failure]
    Hermann Faller
    Institut für Psychotherapie und Medizinische Psychologie, Universitat Wurzburg
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 55:200-8. 2005
    ..The questionnaire was well accepted by the participating patients. The KCCQ proved to be a reliable and valid self-report instrument for measuring disease-specific quality of life in chronic heart failure...
  31. ncbi request reprint Low levels of adiponectin predict worsening of arterial morphology and function
    Stefan Störk
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 194:e147-53. 2007
    ..We conclude that low levels of adiponectin are associated with adverse changes in morphology and function of central arteries over time independently of other cardiovascular risk factors in postmenopausal non-diabetic women...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sustained activation of nuclear factor kappa B and activator protein 1 in chronic heart failure
    Stefan Frantz
    Medizinische Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Res 57:749-56. 2003
    ....
  33. pmc Direct evidence for a beta 1-adrenergic receptor-directed autoimmune attack as a cause of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Roland Jahns
    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medizinische Poliklinik, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    J Clin Invest 113:1419-29. 2004
    ..Although carried out in an experimental animal model, our findings should further encourage the development of therapeutic strategies that combat harmful anti-beta(1)-EC(II) in receptor Ab-positive DCM patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Eprosartan improves cardiac performance, reduces cardiac hypertrophy and mortality and downregulates myocardial monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and inflammation in hypertensive heart disease
    Thomas M Behr
    Medizinische Poliklinik, Department of Cardiology, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    J Hypertens 22:583-92. 2004
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether angiotensin II receptor (AII1R) antagonism interferes with cardiac monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) expression in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and failure...
  35. ncbi request reprint p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitors for the treatment of chronic cardiovascular disease
    Thomas M Behr
    Medizinische Poliklinik, Department of Cardiology, University of Wuerzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, 97070 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 4:1059-64. 2003
    ..However, in vitro and in vivo results are conflicting and caution must be applied in the translation of bench results to the clinic...
  36. doi request reprint [52 year-old patient with severe heart failure due to multiple myeloma]
    C Morbach
    Schwerpunkt Kardiologie an der Poliklinik, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I der Universität Würzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, 97070, Wurzburg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 50:225-9. 2009
    ..Partial regression of cardiac amyloid deposits and improvement of cardiac function were objectified...
  37. doi request reprint Low circulating androgens and mortality risk in heart failure
    G Güder
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I Herz Kreislaufzentrum, Klinikum der Universität Würzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, D 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Heart 96:504-9. 2010
    ..The pathophysiological implications of this phenomenon, however, have not been fully elucidated. This clinical study investigated the significance of low serum androgen levels in HF...
  38. pmc Role of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase in cardiac remodelling
    S Frantz
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Herz Kreislaufzentrum, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    Br J Pharmacol 150:130-5. 2007
    ..We therefore evaluated the effect of the selective p38 MAPK inhibitor SB 239063 on progression of left ventricular remodelling after myocardial infarction (MI) in rats...
  39. ncbi request reprint HMG CoA reductase inhibition and left ventricular mass in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a randomized placebo-controlled pilot study
    J Bauersachs
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Kardiologie, Julius Maximilians Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:852-9. 2007
    ..We investigated the effect of the hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor atorvastatin on left ventricular (LV) mass in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in a randomized placebo-controlled double-blind pilot study...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Therapy of chronic left heart failure]
    G Ertl
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Herz und Kreislaufzentrum der Universität Würzburg, Klinikstrasse 8, 97070, Wurzburg, Germany
    Internist (Berl) 48:59-65; quiz 66-7. 2007
    ..It is essential, however, to consider the individual circumstances such as underlying disease, age as well as the frequent complications and comorbidities...
  41. doi request reprint [Primary diagnosis of heart failure in ambulatory and hospitalized patients]
    S Stork
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitat Wurzburg, Schwerpunkt Kardiologie an der PoliklinikKlinikstr 6 8
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:636-41. 2008
    ..As a primary diagnostic aim, the underlying cause of heart failure should be determined in all subjects because the therapeutic strategy may depend on this information...
  42. doi request reprint [Depression in chronic heart failure: complication, risk factor or autonomous disease?]
    H Faller
    Institut für Psychotherapie und Medizinische Psychologie, Universitat Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 3, 97070, Wurzburg, Germany
    Internist (Berl) 49:394, 396-8, 400, 402-4. 2008
    ..However, at present evidence is lacking that beyond improvement of depression these strategies impact favorably on morbidity and mortality...
  43. doi request reprint [Cardiac amyloidosis in plasmacytomas]
    C Hoyer
    Schwerpunkt Kardiologie an der Poliklinik, Medizinische Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik I, Klinikstr 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:631-2. 2008
  44. doi request reprint Androgen deficiency in heart failure
    Gülmisal Güder
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 8:131-9. 2011
    ..This review focuses on the general effects of androgens on the cardiovascular system and outlines expected benefits and suspected side effects of testosterone replacement therapy in patients with heart failure...
  45. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial dysfunction and superoxide anion production in heart failure are p38 MAP kinase-dependent
    Julian Widder
    Medizinische Klinik, Julius Maximilians Universitat, Wurzburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Res 63:161-7. 2004
    ..The mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase system, especially the p38 MAP kinase, is activated in chronic heart failure (CHF). However, the role of vascular p38 MAP kinase in CHF has not been analyzed yet...
  46. ncbi request reprint Assessment of cardiac allograft vasculopathy late after heart transplantation: when is coronary angiography necessary?
    Stefan Störk
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Center of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 25:1103-8. 2006
    ..Reliable diagnosis of CAV late after HTx is important but remains the domain of invasive techniques such as coronary angiography...
  47. doi request reprint Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases levels in patients with chronic heart failure: an independent predictor of mortality
    S Frantz
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Center of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:388-95. 2008
    ..Matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) and their tissue inhibitors (TIMP) are involved in cardiac remodelling. The prognostic utility of TIMP is unknown in chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  48. doi request reprint [Treatment of chronic left ventricular failure]
    S Brenner
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitat Wurzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, 97080, Wurzburg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 50:1325-36. 2009
    ..Still, the complexity of the heart failure syndrome demands to tailor diagnostic procedures and therapy to the patients' individual needs and circumstances...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular comorbidity in rheumatic disease. Does sex play a role?]
    Margret Kung
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Herz und Kreislaufzentrum der Universität, Wurzburg
    Herz 30:512-21. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Carotid artery plaque burden, stiffness, and mortality risk in elderly men: a prospective, population-based cohort study
    Stefan Störk
    Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Circulation 110:344-8. 2004
    ..Carotid artery morphology (plaque burden) and function (stiffness indexes) as predictors of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality were prospectively evaluated in elderly men...
  51. ncbi request reprint [The future is chronic: German primary care and the Chronic Care Model--The comprehensive principles in the proactive treatment of the chronically ill]
    Jochen Gensichen
    Institut fürAllgemeinmedizin, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 100:365-74. 2006
    ..Taking the example of depression, congestive heart failure, diabetes and diseases of the musculoskeletal system we analyzed to which extent the 'Chronic Care Model' allows for improvements...
  52. ncbi request reprint Relationship between right ventricular ejection fraction and maximum exercise oxygen consumption: a methodological study in chronic heart failure patients
    Marcus Hacker
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    J Nucl Cardiol 10:644-9. 2003
    ..We evaluated the strength and consistency of the association between peak VO(2) and RVEF measured by different radionuclide ventriculography (RNV) techniques in a prospective cohort study...