U Fuchs

Summary

Affiliation: Bad Oeynhausen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Unusual case of an 18-year-old heart transplant recipient with endocardial fibroelastosis
    U Fuchs
    Heart Center North Rhine Westfalica, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, and Department of Pathology, Municipal Hospital of Bielefeld, Germany
    Transplant Proc 38:1511-3. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Clinical outcome in cardiac transplant recipients receiving tacrolimus retard
    U Fuchs
    Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center North Rhine Westphalia, Ruhr University Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 45:2000-4. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of heart transplant recipients receiving tacrolimus with or without mycophenolate mofetil
    Uwe Fuchs
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Heart Center, North Rhine Westfalia, Ruhr University of Bochum, Oeynhausen, Germany
    Clin Transplant 20:450-6. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Everolimus plus dosage reduction of cyclosporine in cardiac transplant recipients with chronic kidney disease: a two-year follow-up study
    U Fuchs
    Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Diabetes Center North Rhine Westphalia, Ruhr University Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 43:1839-46. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive therapy with everolimus can be associated with potentially life-threatening lingual angioedema
    Uwe Fuchs
    Heart Center Northrhine Westfalia, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Ruhr University of Bochum, D 32545 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Transplantation 79:981-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Heart transplantation in a 68-year-old patient with senile systemic amyloidosis
    Uwe Fuchs
    Heart Center North Rhine Westfalia, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Am J Transplant 5:1159-62. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of patients with deep sternal wound infection managed by vacuum-assisted closure compared to conventional therapy with open packing: a retrospective analysis
    Uwe Fuchs
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Center North Rhine Westfalia, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:526-31. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Bosentan effects on hemodynamics and clinical outcome in heart failure patients with pulmonary hypertension awaiting cardiac transplantation
    T Hefke
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Heart Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:26-34. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Unusual pacemaker implantation through a left sided superior vena cava via anonymous vein after heart transplantion
    U Fuchs
    Heart Center North Rhine Westfalica, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Minerva Cardioangiol 54:499-501. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sirolimus and everolimus in their effects on blood lipid profiles and haematological parameters in heart transplant recipients
    Gero Tenderich
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Heart Center North Rhine Westfalia, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Clin Transplant 21:536-43. 2007

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Unusual case of an 18-year-old heart transplant recipient with endocardial fibroelastosis
    U Fuchs
    Heart Center North Rhine Westfalica, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, and Department of Pathology, Municipal Hospital of Bielefeld, Germany
    Transplant Proc 38:1511-3. 2006
    ..Autopsies of the explanted heart revealed massive endomyocardial fibroelastosis. We concluded that endomyocardial fibroelastosis has to be considered a cause of heart failure in young adults with unclear cardiomyopathy...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical outcome in cardiac transplant recipients receiving tacrolimus retard
    U Fuchs
    Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart Center North Rhine Westphalia, Ruhr University Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 45:2000-4. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, the required dose of TAC retard for achieving acceptable blood trough levels should be investigated in more detail...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of heart transplant recipients receiving tacrolimus with or without mycophenolate mofetil
    Uwe Fuchs
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Heart Center, North Rhine Westfalia, Ruhr University of Bochum, Oeynhausen, Germany
    Clin Transplant 20:450-6. 2006
    ..Consequently, no general recommendation can be given at present whether TAC should be combined with MMF or with cortisone in heart transplant recipients...
  4. doi request reprint Everolimus plus dosage reduction of cyclosporine in cardiac transplant recipients with chronic kidney disease: a two-year follow-up study
    U Fuchs
    Clinic for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Diabetes Center North Rhine Westphalia, Ruhr University Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 43:1839-46. 2011
    ..In summary, EVL combined with low-dose CSA had modest beneficial effects on kidney function in heart transplant recipients with CKD stages 3-4. A significant percentage of patients had to stop EVL because of various adverse events...
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive therapy with everolimus can be associated with potentially life-threatening lingual angioedema
    Uwe Fuchs
    Heart Center Northrhine Westfalia, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Ruhr University of Bochum, D 32545 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Transplantation 79:981-3. 2005
    ..We conclude that the potentially life-threatening condition of lingual angioedema should be considered a severe drug reaction after initiation of everolimus therapy in heart transplant recipients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Heart transplantation in a 68-year-old patient with senile systemic amyloidosis
    Uwe Fuchs
    Heart Center North Rhine Westfalia, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Am J Transplant 5:1159-62. 2005
    ..At the 2-year follow-up, the patient's physical and mental health was excellent. We conclude that heart transplantation can be an effective treatment in progressive heart failure due to SSA...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of patients with deep sternal wound infection managed by vacuum-assisted closure compared to conventional therapy with open packing: a retrospective analysis
    Uwe Fuchs
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Center North Rhine Westfalia, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:526-31. 2005
    ..We therefore compared clinical outcome of patients whose sternal infection was managed with the vacuum-assisted closure system or with the conventional procedure of open packing...
  8. doi request reprint Bosentan effects on hemodynamics and clinical outcome in heart failure patients with pulmonary hypertension awaiting cardiac transplantation
    T Hefke
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Heart Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:26-34. 2012
    ..We assessed whether low dose treatment with the dual endothelin-1 receptor antagonist bosentan is associated with improved hemodynamics and clinical outcome in these patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Unusual pacemaker implantation through a left sided superior vena cava via anonymous vein after heart transplantion
    U Fuchs
    Heart Center North Rhine Westfalica, Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Minerva Cardioangiol 54:499-501. 2006
    ..We describe our successful management of this case. We suggest that the specific anatomic conditions should be considered in all heart transplant recipients with LSVC if pacemaker implantation is necessary postoperatively...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of sirolimus and everolimus in their effects on blood lipid profiles and haematological parameters in heart transplant recipients
    Gero Tenderich
    Department of Cardio Thoracic Surgery, Heart Center North Rhine Westfalia, Ruhr University of Bochum, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Clin Transplant 21:536-43. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Patients with congestive heart failure and healthy controls differ in vitamin D-associated lifestyle factors
    Armin Zittermann
    Klinik für Thorax und Kardiovaskularchirurgie, Herz und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Georgstrasse 11, D 32545 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 77:280-8. 2007
    ..001). Our results demonstrate that CHF patients and controls differed in several vitamin D-associated lifestyle factors and in alcohol consumption during earlier periods of their lives...
  12. doi request reprint Poor outcome in end-stage heart failure patients with low circulating calcitriol levels
    Armin Zittermann
    Klinik für Thorax und Kardiovaskularchirurgie, Herz und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Georgstrasse 11, D 32545 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:321-7. 2008
    ..Vitamin D receptor knockout mice develop typical signs of congestive heart failure (CHF). In approximately 20% of stable CHF patients, frankly low concentrations of the vitamin D hormone calcitriol are found...
  13. doi request reprint Calcitriol deficiency and 1-year mortality in cardiac transplant recipients
    Armin Zittermann
    Klinik für Thorax und Kardiovaskularchirurgie, Herz und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Georgstrasse 11, D 32545 Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Transplantation 87:118-24. 2009
    ..We investigated whether lower serum calcitriol concentrations are associated with increased 1-year mortality in cardiac transplant recipients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Papillary fibroelastoma of the ascending aorta presenting with cardiogenic shock
    O Coskun
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Heart Center of North Rhine Westphalia, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Minerva Cardioangiol 54:783-7. 2006
    ..We describe an uncommon case of a 58-year-old woman who presented with cardiogenic shock. The echocardiography examination revealed a papillary fibroadenoma located in the ascending aorta which was subsequently surgically treated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Frequent detection of hepatitis B core antibodies in heart transplant recipients without preceding hepatitis B infection
    G Tenderich
    Klinik für Thorax und Kardiovaskularchirurgie, Herz und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 37:4522-4. 2005
    ..Moreover, our data demonstrated that the presence of anti-HBc in heart recipients frequently occurs but does not necessarily indicate a preceding HBV infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus-induced pancytopenia after heart transplantation
    Uwe Fuchs
    Transplantation 78:783-4. 2004