Dirk Wolfgang Droste

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction of circulating microemboli in the subclavian vein of patients undergoing haemodialysis using pre-filled instead of dry dialysers
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:2377-81. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Benefit of echocontrast-enhanced transcranial color-coded duplex ultrasound in the assessment of intracranial collateral pathways
    D W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 31:920-3. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint The identification of right-to-left shunts using contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound: performance and interpretation modalities, and absence of a significant side difference of cardiac micro-emboli
    Dirk W Droste
    Departments of Neurology and Cardiology and Angiology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 26:325-30. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Arterial hypertension and ischaemic stroke
    D W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:241-51. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Diffusion weighted MRI imaging and MES detection in the assessment of stroke origin
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 29:480-4. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the technique of contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound in the detection of right-to-left shunts
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 33:2211-6. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint SonoVue (BR1), a new long-acting echocontrast agent, improves transcranial colour-coded duplex ultrasonic imaging
    Dirk Wolfgang Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 14:27-32. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound in the detection of right-to-left shunts: comparison of Echovist-200 and Echovist-300, timing of the Valsalva maneuver, and general recommendations for the performance of the test
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:235-41. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Detection of microemboli in the subclavian vein of patients undergoing haemodialysis and haemodiafiltration using pulsed Doppler ultrasound
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:462-6. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Clinical utility of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in neurosonology
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Eur Neurol 59:2-8. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction of circulating microemboli in the subclavian vein of patients undergoing haemodialysis using pre-filled instead of dry dialysers
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:2377-81. 2003
    ..The objective of the present investigation was to study whether the use of pre-filled instead of dry dialysers would help to minimize the number of microemboli...
  2. ncbi request reprint Benefit of echocontrast-enhanced transcranial color-coded duplex ultrasound in the assessment of intracranial collateral pathways
    D W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 31:920-3. 2000
    ..In these cases, echocontrast could be helpful to increase the diagnostic confidence or to make the diagnosis at all...
  3. ncbi request reprint The identification of right-to-left shunts using contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound: performance and interpretation modalities, and absence of a significant side difference of cardiac micro-emboli
    Dirk W Droste
    Departments of Neurology and Cardiology and Angiology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 26:325-30. 2004
    ..There was no difference in microbubbles. TCD using Echovist-300 is a sensitive method to identify TEE-proven cardiac right-to-left shunts. Repetitive VM is an alternative to conventional VM...
  4. ncbi request reprint Arterial hypertension and ischaemic stroke
    D W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:241-51. 2003
    ..Arterial hypertension is, besides age, the number one risk factor for ischaemic stroke. Patients with arterial hypertension frequently present with additional coexisting vascular risk factors interacting in a complex way...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diffusion weighted MRI imaging and MES detection in the assessment of stroke origin
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 29:480-4. 2007
    ..This study compares the additional benefit of diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) and microembolus detection by transcranial Doppler ultrasonography (TCD) in the assessment of stroke etiology...
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the technique of contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound in the detection of right-to-left shunts
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 33:2211-6. 2002
    ..This article applies the modalities of these tests detailed in previous studies to a large patient cohort and compares 2 contrast agents (saline and Echovist-300)...
  7. ncbi request reprint SonoVue (BR1), a new long-acting echocontrast agent, improves transcranial colour-coded duplex ultrasonic imaging
    Dirk Wolfgang Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 14:27-32. 2002
    ..SonoVue (BR1) is a new, long-acting echocontrast agent, which could be helpful in these instances...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound in the detection of right-to-left shunts: comparison of Echovist-200 and Echovist-300, timing of the Valsalva maneuver, and general recommendations for the performance of the test
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:235-41. 2002
    ..Both Echovist preparations are in use. Currently, the appropriate timing of the VM is still under debate...
  9. ncbi request reprint Detection of microemboli in the subclavian vein of patients undergoing haemodialysis and haemodiafiltration using pulsed Doppler ultrasound
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:462-6. 2002
    ..The pathophysiology leading to pulmonary side effects during haemodialysis and haemodiafiltration is not yet fully understood. Chronic microembolization, which can be demonstrated by pulsed Doppler ultrasound, may be one cause...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical utility of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in neurosonology
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Eur Neurol 59:2-8. 2008
    ..Such agents have a relatively long-lasting effect (up to 7 min), and can be administered as a single injection or, alternatively, a fractionated injection protocol can be used, depending on the quality of the window...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of progression and spread of atherothrombosis
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:7-11. 2002
    ..The generalized nature of atherothrombosis and the methods for evaluating the spread of disease are illustrated through the case history of a patient with disseminated atherothrombotic disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinically silent circulating microemboli in 20 patients with carotid or vertebral artery dissection
    D W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 12:181-5. 2001
    ..Detection of clinically silent circulating microemboli by transcranial Doppler sonography (TCD) is now widely investigated in patients with carotid artery disease in the hope to identify patients at increased risk for stroke...
  13. ncbi request reprint Right-to-left-shunts detected by transesophageal echocardiography and transcranial Doppler sonography
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:191-6. 2004
    ..Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and transcranial Doppler sonography (TCD) can identify right-to-left-shunts that predispose to paradoxical embolism. In a large cohort we compared the results of both techniques...
  14. ncbi request reprint The use of embolic signal detection in multicenter trials to evaluate antiplatelet efficacy: signal analysis and quality control mechanisms in the CARESS (Clopidogrel and Aspirin for Reduction of Emboli in Symptomatic carotid Stenosis) trial
    Ralf Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Germany
    Stroke 37:1065-9. 2006
    ..The present study aimed at installing primary and secondary quality control measures in CARESS because MES evaluation relies on subjective judgment by human experts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Benefit of echocontrast-enhanced transcranial arterial color-coded duplex ultrasound
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:332-6. 2005
    ..In these cases, echocontrast could be helpful to increase the diagnostic confidence or to make the diagnosis at all...
  16. ncbi request reprint Microembolus detection in four patients with Fabry's disease: further support for a primarily microangiopathic origin of early cerebrovascular symptoms
    Martin Ritter
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster, Germany
    Eur Neurol 50:141-5. 2003
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  17. doi request reprint Microembolic signals on transcranial Doppler ultrasound are correlated with platelet activation markers, but not with platelet-leukocyte associates: a study in patients with acute stroke and in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis
    Martin A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, Experimental and Clinical Hemostasis, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 31:11-6. 2009
    ..The in vivo correlates of microembolic signals (MES) are still unknown. Platelet-associates (PA) with monocytes or granulocytes or platelet aggregates only may represent these correlates...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment options in vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia--case report and review of the literature
    Rainer Dziewasa
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Eur Neurol 49:245-7. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Therapy of Sneddon syndrome
    Agnes Floel
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Eur Neurol 48:126-32. 2002
    ..Therapeutic options in SNS in both aPL-positive and aPL-negative patients with SNS are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint On the origin of microembolic signals--a clinical and postmortem study
    Gernot Schulte-Altedorneburg
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 250:1044-9. 2003
    ..Clinically silent circulating microembolic signals (MES) can be identified by transcranial Doppler ultrasound (TCD). It is not yet clear whether their occurrence is always linked to the presence of embolic sources...
  21. ncbi request reprint Platelets in patients with acute ischemic stroke are exhausted and refractory to thrombin, due to cleavage of the seven-transmembrane thrombin receptor (PAR-1)
    Kerstin Jurk
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Experimental and Clinical Haemostasis, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 91:334-44. 2004
    ..Platelets from patients with acute cerebral ischemia are exhausted and desensitized to thrombin through cleavage of PAR-1, indicating that high concentrations of thrombin occur with acute cerebrovascular ischemic events in vivo...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a 1-MHz and a 2-MHz probe for microembolus detection using transcranial Doppler ultrasound
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 27:471-6. 2005
    ..Moreover, embolus detection by transcranial Doppler ultrasound is very time consuming and semi-automated detection is mandatory. Therefore, we studied an on-line algorithm using the bi-gate technique and the two transmission frequencies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Microembolus detection by transcranial doppler sonography
    Ralf Dittrich
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48129, Munster, Germany
    Eur J Ultrasound 16:21-30. 2002
    ..This article provides a review of the actual literature concerning the current state of technical and clinical aspects of microembolus detection...
  24. ncbi request reprint Circulating microemboli in 33 patients with intracranial arterial stenosis
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:26-30. 2002
    ..Detection of clinically silent circulating microemboli by transcranial Doppler sonography is now widely investigated in patients with carotid artery disease in the hope to identify patients at increased risk for stroke...