R Erbel

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc The mediating effect of social relationships on the association between socioeconomic status and subjective health - results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall cohort study
    Nico Vonneilich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:285. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Gender-specific association of coronary artery calcium and lipoprotein parameters: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 229:531-40. 2013
  3. pmc Towards real-time cardiovascular magnetic resonance guided transarterial CoreValve implantation: in vivo evaluation in swine
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:21. 2012
  4. doi request reprint [The Heinz Nixdorf Recall study]
    R Erbel
    Westdeutsches Herzzentrum, Klinik fur Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:809-15. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Improvement of cardiovascular risk prediction using coronary imaging: subclinical atherosclerosis: the memory of lifetime risk factor exposure
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 33:1201-13. 2012
  6. pmc Towards real-time cardiovascular magnetic resonance-guided transarterial aortic valve implantation: in vitro evaluation and modification of existing devices
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:58. 2010
  7. pmc Does socioeconomic status affect the association of social relationships and health? A moderator analysis
    Nico Vonneilich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 10:43. 2011
  8. pmc Low socio-economic position is associated with poor social networks and social support: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Simone Weyers
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Duesseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universität Duesseldorf, Universitatsstrasse 1, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 7:13. 2008
  9. pmc Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and cardiovascular risk factors: a multilevel analysis of nine cities in the Czech Republic and Germany
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:255. 2007
  10. pmc Challenging the holy grail of hospital accreditation: a cross sectional study of inpatient satisfaction in the field of cardiology
    Cornelia Sack
    Department of Strategy and Medical Planning, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:120. 2010

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  1. pmc The mediating effect of social relationships on the association between socioeconomic status and subjective health - results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall cohort study
    Nico Vonneilich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:285. 2012
    ..Do different aspects of social relationships contribute differently to the explanation? Based on a cohort study of middle and older aged residents (45 to 75 years) from the Ruhr Area in Germany our study tries to clarify the matter...
  2. doi request reprint Gender-specific association of coronary artery calcium and lipoprotein parameters: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 229:531-40. 2013
    ..Especially, the role of routinely determined lipoproteins in contrast to less common and computed lipid parameters (e.g. ratios) remains to be clarified...
  3. pmc Towards real-time cardiovascular magnetic resonance guided transarterial CoreValve implantation: in vivo evaluation in swine
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:21. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the preclinical feasibility of rtCMR-guided transarterial aortic valve implatation (TAVI) using the nitinol-based Medtronic CoreValve bioprosthesis...
  4. doi request reprint [The Heinz Nixdorf Recall study]
    R Erbel
    Westdeutsches Herzzentrum, Klinik fur Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 55:809-15. 2012
    ..The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study will significantly extend our knowledge about new modalities in the prediction of cardiac events...
  5. doi request reprint Improvement of cardiovascular risk prediction using coronary imaging: subclinical atherosclerosis: the memory of lifetime risk factor exposure
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 33:1201-13. 2012
    ..Subclinical atherosclerosis represents the vessel memory of risk factor exposure...
  6. pmc Towards real-time cardiovascular magnetic resonance-guided transarterial aortic valve implantation: in vitro evaluation and modification of existing devices
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:58. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Does socioeconomic status affect the association of social relationships and health? A moderator analysis
    Nico Vonneilich
    Department of Medical Sociology and Health Economics, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 10:43. 2011
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  8. pmc Low socio-economic position is associated with poor social networks and social support: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Simone Weyers
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Duesseldorf, Heinrich Heine Universität Duesseldorf, Universitatsstrasse 1, Duesseldorf, Germany
    Int J Equity Health 7:13. 2008
    ..Social networks and social support are supposed to contribute to the development of unequal health within populations. However, little is known about their socio-economic distribution. In this study, we explore this distribution...
  9. pmc Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and cardiovascular risk factors: a multilevel analysis of nine cities in the Czech Republic and Germany
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:255. 2007
    ..To assess the consistency of associations the design is cross-national with data from nine industrial towns from the Czech Republic and Germany...
  10. pmc Challenging the holy grail of hospital accreditation: a cross sectional study of inpatient satisfaction in the field of cardiology
    Cornelia Sack
    Department of Strategy and Medical Planning, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:120. 2010
    ..The present study aims to assess in a defined specialty (cardiology) the relationship between patient satisfaction (as measured by the recommendation rate) and accreditation status...
  11. ncbi request reprint Temporary scaffolding of coronary arteries with bioabsorbable magnesium stents: a prospective, non-randomised multicentre trial
    Raimund Erbel
    West German Heart Center Essen, Department of Cardiology, Essen, Germany
    Lancet 369:1869-75. 2007
    ..We report a prospective multicentre clinical trial of coronary implantations of absorbable magnesium stents...
  12. doi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis predicts cardiovascular risk in different stages of hypertension: result of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hypertension 59:44-53. 2012
    ..This marker of target-organ damage might be included, when lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapeutic effects in prehypertensive individuals are tested to avoid exposure to risk and increase benefit...
  13. pmc Signs of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in relation to risk factor distribution in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study (HNR)
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:2782-91. 2008
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Sex related cardiovascular risk stratification based on quantification of atherosclerosis and inflammation
    Raimund Erbel
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 197:662-72. 2008
    ..We evaluated the sex related cardiovascular risk stratification based on quantification of subclinical atherosclerosis and inflammation...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Absorbable coronary stents. New promising technology]
    Raimund Erbel
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen
    Herz 32:308-19. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc Non-invasive screening for coronary artery disease: calcium scoring
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Heart 93:1620-9. 2007
  17. ncbi request reprint [Coronary calcification gains more and more clinical relevance as a prognostic factor for coronary events--pro]
    R Erbel
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, 45122 Essen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:748. 2007
  18. doi request reprint Coronary risk stratification, discrimination, and reclassification improvement based on quantification of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1397-406. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine net reclassification improvement (NRI) and improved risk prediction based on coronary artery calcification (CAC) scoring in comparison with traditional risk factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and probability for cardiovascular events in HIV-infected patients - part III: age differences
    Till Neumann
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Medical School, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 9:267-72. 2004
    ..The present study analyses the cardiovascular risk profile and the probability of cardiovascular events with regard to the age of HIV-infected patients...
  20. doi request reprint Intramural hematoma and penetrating ulcers: indications to endovascular treatment
    H Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 38:659-65. 2009
    ..This review discusses current indication for TEVAR in IMH and PAU patients in the view of an improved understanding of these diseases...
  21. doi request reprint Association of coronary artery calcium and congestive heart failure in the general population: Results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    H Kälsch
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 99:175-82. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the association between CAC as a sign of subclinical CAD and CHF in a general unselected population...
  22. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcium in acute coronary syndromes: a comparative study of electron-beam computed tomography, coronary angiography, and intracoronary ultrasound in survivors of acute myocardial infarction and unstable angina
    A Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Circulation 96:1461-9. 1997
    ..To investigate this, we evaluated patients with acute coronary syndromes by EBCT and compared the results with coronary angiography and, in patients with an indeterminate angiogram, intracoronary ultrasound (ICUS)...
  23. doi request reprint [Hybrid room technology as a prerequisite for the modern therapy of aortic dissection]
    H Jakob
    Klinik fur Thorax und Kardiovaskulare Chirurgie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Deutschland
    Herz 36:525-30. 2011
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Early clinical experience with the implantation of a novel synthetic coronary stent graft
    C von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 47:496-503. 1999
    ..Thus, implantation of CSG is feasible and safe. Adequate expansion can be achieved by the use of relatively large low-compliant balloon catheters inflated with high pressure...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Distribution of carotid intima media thickness in men and women with and without coronary heart disease. Cross-sectional data of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study]
    M Bauer
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Herz 38:501-8. 2013
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint A novel calcium scoring system accurately predicts likelihood and location of post-TAVI paravalvular leak
    D Wendt
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 55:423-33. 2014
    ..Sclerosis distribution, topography and morphology in aortic stenosis may have an impact on the localisation of post-procedural paravalvular leakage (PVL) following transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...
  27. doi request reprint Association of impaired fasting glucose and coronary artery calcification as a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis in a population-based cohort--results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    S Moebus
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Diabetologia 52:81-9. 2009
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Abnormal coronary flow velocity reserve after coronary intervention is associated with cardiac marker elevation
    J Herrmann
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 103:2339-45. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Increased heterogeneity of coronary perfusion in patients with early coronary atherosclerosis
    H Wieneke
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Am Heart J 142:691-7. 2001
    ..Besides established intracoronary Doppler parameters, heterogeneity of perfusion was assessed and related to early signs of atherosclerosis as determined by electron-beam computed tomography (EBCT)...
  30. doi request reprint [Successful treatment of secondary aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic endovascular aortic repair]
    H Engelhardt
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 135:2076-80. 2010
    ..Two years ago, endovascular aortic stent-graft placement had been performed for acute type B aortic dissection complicated by malperfusion syndrome...
  31. doi request reprint [Malperfusion in aortic dissection: diagnostic problems and therapeutic procedures]
    R A Jánosi
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Deutschland
    Herz 36:531-8. 2011
    ..Endovascular bare-metal stent placement is an attractive and promising treatment option since it is readily available, is less invasive and presents fewer risks to the patient...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent effects of intracoronary verapamil on systemic and coronary hemodynamics
    O Oldenburg
    Department of Cardiology, University of Essen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 14:651-5. 2000
    ..The maximal increase in coronary blood flow and decrease in vascular resistance can be reached by administration of 1.0 mg verapamil into the left coronary artery...
  33. ncbi request reprint Improved detection and analysis of sensed and paced events in dual chamber pacemakers with extended memory function. A prospective multicenter trial in 626 patients
    S Sack
    Department of Cardiology, Medical School, University of Essen, Germany
    Herz 26:30-9. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint M-mode analysis of mitral annulus motion for detection of pseudonormalization of the mitral inflow pattern
    C Bruch
    Department of Cardiology, University Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 84:692-7. 1999
    ..5) or slope E (r = 0.30, p >0.2). Thus, E(M) and slope E may be preload-independent tools for assessing LV diastolic dysfunction in symptomatic patients with a pseudonormal mitral inflow pattern and elevated filling pressures...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and probability for cardiovascular events in HIV-infected patients. Part II: gender differences
    Till Neumann
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Medical School, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 9:55-60. 2004
    ..The present study analysed the cardiovascular risk profile and the probability of cardiovascular events in HIV-infected patients, due to differences of gender...
  36. doi request reprint Effect of gender and highly active antiretroviral therapy on HIV-related pulmonary arterial hypertension: results of the HIV-HEART Study
    N Reinsch
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Centre, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    HIV Med 9:550-6. 2008
    ..Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a rare disease. HIV-infected patients exhibit a considerably higher rate of development of this condition compared to the general population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Residential exposure to traffic is associated with coronary atherosclerosis
    B Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Circulation 116:489-96. 2007
    ..5) air pollution may accelerate the development and progression of atherosclerosis. We investigated the associations of long-term residential exposure to traffic and fine particulate matter with the degree of coronary atherosclerosis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Immediate stent implantation versus conventional techniques for the treatment of abrupt vessel closure or symptomatic dissections after coronary balloon angioplasty
    M Haude
    Department of Cardiology, University Essen, Germany
    Am Heart J 140:e26. 2000
    ..The aim of this trial was to test the superiority of immediate stent implantation compared with standard techniques for the treatment of abrupt or threatening closure after coronary balloon angioplasty...
  39. pmc Comparison of dual-source and electron-beam CT for the assessment of coronary artery calcium scoring
    N Reinsch
    West German Heart Center Essen, Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Br J Radiol 85:e300-6. 2012
    ..Electron-beam CT (EBCT) has been widely replaced by high-end CT generations in the assessment of CAC. The aim of this study was to compare the CAC scores derived from an EBCT with those from a dual-source CT (DSCT)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of electron-beam computed tomography-derived coronary calcium scores compared with clinical parameters in patients evaluated for coronary artery disease. Prognostic value of EBCT in symptomatic patients
    A Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:696-705. 2004
    ..However, it remains unclear if EBCT can add prognostic information compared with the clinical information derived from risk factor assessment, exercise stress testing, and coronary angiography...
  41. ncbi request reprint Corrected coronary flow velocity reserve: a new concept for assessing coronary perfusion
    H Wieneke
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Essen, Center of Internal Medicine, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 35:1713-20. 2000
    ..In order to limit the variability of coronary flow velocity reserve (CFVR), we analyzed which factors independently affect CFVR and established a new parameter integrating these factors...
  42. pmc Size of emptied plaque cavity following spontaneous rupture is related to coronary dimensions, not to the degree of lumen narrowing. A study with intravascular ultrasound in vivo
    C von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Heart 84:483-8. 2000
    ..To identify any potential relations between the size of an emptied plaque cavity and the remodelling pattern, plaque or vessel dimensions, lumen narrowing, and other ultrasonic lesion characteristics...
  43. ncbi request reprint Potential embolization by atherosclerotic debris dislodged from aortic wall during cardiac catheterization:: histological and clinical findings in 7,621 patients
    H Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine, University GHS Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 49:389-94. 2000
    ..In order to avoid vascular embolization, the use of smaller guiding catheters and sufficient free backflow of catheters after advancement are recommended...
  44. ncbi request reprint Role of intravascular ultrasound imaging in identifying vulnerable plaques
    J Ge
    Department of Cardiology, University Essen, Germany
    Herz 24:32-41. 1999
    ..2 +/- 8.9%) (p < 0.001). The thickness of the fibrous cap in group A (0.47 +/- 0.20 mm) was significantly thinner than that (0.96 +/- 0.94 mm) in group B (p < 0.001)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Current concepts of coronary flow reserve for clinical decision making during cardiac catheterization
    D Baumgart
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Internal Medicine, University of Essen, Germany
    Am Heart J 136:136-49. 1998
    ..Further efforts should be undertaken to incorporate these new methods into our routine clinical decision making...
  46. ncbi request reprint Myocardial lactate release after intracoronary verapamil application in humans: acute effects of intracoronary verapamil on systemic and coronary hemodynamics, myocardial metabolism, and norepinephrine levels
    O Oldenburg
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Essen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 15:55-61. 2001
    ..Until reliable explanations are pending, studies using only lactate release as a marker of myocardial ischemia, without taken coronary and systemic hemodynamic parameters into account, should be interpreted with caution...
  47. ncbi request reprint Early clinical experience with the 6 French Angio-Seal device: immediate closure of femoral puncture sites after diagnostic and interventional coronary procedures
    H Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 53:437-42. 2001
    ..The 6 Fr Angio-Seal device is a safe and effective device that allows for immediate closure of femoral puncture sites after both diagnostic and interventional procedures with a low rate of major complications...
  48. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and coronary vasoreactivity: insulin sensitivity relates to adenosine-stimulated coronary flow response in human subjects
    N Dagres
    Cardiology Clinic, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 61:724-31. 2004
    ..Thus, the relationship between insulin sensitivity and CFR in nondiabetic subjects is particularly interesting. The aim of the study was to investigate this relationship...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cardiac risk in patients with treatment naïve, first-line medically controlled and first-line surgically cured acromegaly in comparison to matched data from the general population
    C Berg
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism and Division of Laboratory Research, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 121:125-32. 2013
    ....
  50. doi request reprint [Infective endocarditis as cardiovascular emergency]
    B Plicht
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Internist (Berl) 51:987-94. 2010
    ..Antibiotic treatment has to be continued postoperatively...
  51. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of topography of coronary calcium by electron-beam computed tomography in predicting the natural history of coronary atherosclerosis
    A Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 86:127-32. 2000
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous transluminal laser guide wire recanalization of chronic subclavian artery occlusion in symptomatic coronary-subclavian steal syndrome
    H Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 51:500-4. 2000
    ..After a conventional approach failed, recanalization was performed successfully using laser guide wire angioplasty with adjunctive stent placement in a combined radial and femoral approach...
  53. doi request reprint Is there a preventive value in non-invasive cardiac imaging? Debate on the case of a marathon runner
    B Plicht
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 134:e1-5, 1990-4. 2009
    ..But this was not verifiable on subsequent Holter-ECG monitoring. However, treadmill exercise testing revealed unexpected signs of ischemia, which required further diagnostic tests...
  54. ncbi request reprint Relevance of the NOS3 T-786C and G894T variants for cholinergic and adrenergic coronary vasomotor responses in man
    Ch K Naber
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 100:453-60. 2005
    ..We investigated the impact of the -786C allele at the promoter and the 894T allele in exon 7 of the gene encoding the endothelial nitric oxide synthase (NOS3) on coronary vasomotor responses to exogenous and endogenous stimuli...
  55. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of preoperative cardiac troponin I in patients undergoing emergency coronary artery bypass surgery with non-ST-elevation or ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 114:I448-53. 2006
    ..Whether preoperatively elevated cTnI levels similarly predict the outcome in patients undergoing emergency CABG with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is currently unknown...
  56. doi request reprint Percutaneous transvenous mitral annuloplasty: initial human experience with a novel coronary sinus implant device
    Stefan Sack
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, Essen, Germany
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:277-84. 2009
    ..We assessed the safety and feasibility of permanent implantation of a novel coronary sinus mitral repair device (PTMA, Viacor Inc)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Resistant hypertension in patients with chronic aortic dissection
    H Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Hum Hypertens 19:227-31. 2005
    ..However, in a significant proportion of patients (40%), who appear to be younger and more obese, medical therapy fails to achieve effective BP control despite use of a multiple drug regimen...
  58. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effect of risk factors on coronary atherosclerosis: coronary calcium score versus angiographic disease severity
    A Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 31:1267-73. 1998
    ..This study sought to determine whether noninvasive quantification of coronary calcium is comparable to selective coronary angiography in measuring the effect of cardiovascular risk factors on coronary atherosclerosis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical retrieval of embolized coronary stents
    H Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 51:432-40. 2000
    ..Stent retrieval from the coronary circulation with low-profile angioplasty balloon catheters is a readily available and technically familiar approach that has a relatively high success rate...
  60. ncbi request reprint Post-interventional homocysteine levels: failure as a predictive biomarker of in-stent restenosis
    F Breuckmann
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 108:20-5. 2006
    ..Purpose of our study was to determine if homocysteine plasma levels are related to the risk of in-stent restenosis after percutaneous coronary stent implantation in de novo lesions...
  61. ncbi request reprint Tissue Doppler imaging: a new technique for assessment of pseudonormalization of the mitral inflow pattern
    C Bruch
    Department of Cardiology, University Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Echocardiography 17:539-46. 2000
    ..14, P > 0.5). In conclusion, E(T) and the Q-E(T) interval appear to be useful parameters for assessing LV diastolic dysfunction in symptomatic patients with a pseudonormal mitral inflow pattern and elevated filling pressures...
  62. ncbi request reprint Natural history and topographic pattern of progression of coronary calcification in symptomatic patients: An electron-beam CT study
    A Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 21:421-6. 2001
    ..These data indicate that baseline plaque burden determines the rate of progression of calcification. This appears to be a coronary systemic process, reflecting the natural history of coronary atherosclerosis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Intravascular ultrasound classification of atherosclerotic lesions according to American Heart Association recommendation
    R Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, University of Essen, Germany
    Coron Artery Dis 10:489-99. 1999
    ..The aim of the study was to classify atherosclerotic lesions using IVUS according to American Heart Association (AHA) recommendation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Broad-beam spectral Doppler sonification of the vena contracta using matrix-array technology: A new solution for semi-automated quantification of mitral regurgitant flow volume and orifice area
    Thomas Buck
    West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:770-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate broad-beam spectral Doppler sonification of the vena contracta using a matrix-array transducer for quantification of mitral regurgitation (MR)...
  65. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of contrast-enhanced CMR early after acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in a regional STEMI network: results of the "Herzinfarktverbund Essen"
    Oliver Bruder
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Elisabeth Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 33:136-42. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic impact of contrast-enhanced CMR in the patient cohort of a regional STEMI network...
  66. doi request reprint [Prevalence of arterial hypertension in the population of Western Germany: Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study]
    M Horacek
    Westdeutsches Herzzentrum, Klinik fur Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45147, Essen, Deutschland
    Herz 37:721-7. 2012
    ..The risk-benefit ratio for an early treatment of these patients could be improved by advanced risk stratification, assessing the level of coronary artery calcification...
  67. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative coronary graft flow determination--does it have a prognostic value for midterm graft patency?
    S M Cetin
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital, Hufelandstr 55, D 45147 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 11:267-72. 2006
    ..To characterise the prognostic value of intraoperative ultrasonic graft flow determination during CABG for mid-term patency...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Minimally invasive quantitation of myocardial microvascular function using computed tomography: the blood volume-to-flow relationship]
    S Mohlenkamp
    Klinik für Kardiologie im Westdeutschen Herzzentrum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:514-23. 2004
    ....
  69. doi request reprint Prevalence, pattern, and functional impact of late gadolinium enhancement in left ventricular hypertrophy due to aortic valve stenosis
    K Nassenstein
    Abteilung für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen
    Rofo 181:472-6. 2009
    ..To assess the prevalence and pattern of myocardial late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) and its functional impact on patients with left ventricular hypertrophy caused by aortic valve stenosis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary Doppler- and quantitative coronary angiography-derived predictors of major adverse cardiac events after stent implantation
    M Haude
    Cardiology Department, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 103:1212-7. 2001
    ..8%, whereas the combination of a CVR(rel)>0.88 and a %DS </=11.2% predicted an incidence of MACE of 1.5%. CONCLUSIONS: Measurement of CVR(rel) and %DS after stent implantation are best suitable to predict MACE at 6 months...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and probability for cardiovascular events in HIV-infected patients: part I. Differences due to the acquisition of HIV-infection
    T Neumann
    Department of Cardiology, University of Essen, Medical School, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 8:229-35. 2003
    ..The present study characterizes the cardiovascular risk profile of HIV-infected individuals, due to the acquisition of HIV-infection...
  72. doi request reprint Gadolinium-based coronary angiography in patients with contraindication for iodinated x-ray contrast medium: a word of caution
    H Kälsch
    University Hospital Essen, West German Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Interv Cardiol 21:167-74. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the safety and technical quality of gadolinium-based coronary angiography...
  73. doi request reprint Current developments in transcatheter aortic valve implantation techniques
    M Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Herz 36:696-704. 2011
    ..The present article provides a review of current developments in the field of TAVI...
  74. ncbi request reprint Acute and long-term outcome after coronary artery perforation during percutaneous coronary interventions
    H Eggebrecht
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:791-8. 2004
    ..Coronary artery perforation is a rare but serious complication of percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical significance of accidental findings in electron-beam tomographic scans for coronary artery calcification
    P Hunold
    Department of Cardiology, University of Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 22:1748-58. 2001
    ..Profound knowledge of the radiological differential diagnosis of the thoracic organs is necessary for reporting electron-beam tomographic scans, in order to avoid misdiagnosis and to receive a high quality interpretation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Plaque distribution and vascular remodeling of ruptured and nonruptured coronary plaques in the same vessel: an intravascular ultrasound study in vivo
    C von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, University of Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:1864-70. 2001
    ..This study was designed to identify potential differences between the intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) characteristics of spontaneously ruptured and nonruptured coronary plaques...
  77. ncbi request reprint MR characterization of cardiac abnormalities in HIV+ individuals with increased BNP levels
    F Breuckmann
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 12:185-90. 2007
    ..To characterize cardiac abnormalities in HIV+ patients with increased serum B-type natiuretic peptide (BNP) by contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  78. ncbi request reprint X-ray densitometry for the measurement of regional myocardial perfusion
    M Haude
    Department of Cardiology, University GHS Essen, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 95:261-70. 2000
    ..04). In conclusion, only 1/MTT and 1/RT showed a good reproducibility and a close correlation to RMBF. Therefore, only these parameters can be recommended for calculations of RMBF and its reserve under clinical conditions...
  79. ncbi request reprint Detection of inflammation in patients with acute aortic syndrome: comparison of FDG-PET/CT imaging and serological markers of inflammation
    H Kuehl
    Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Heart 94:1472-7. 2008
    ..Our study aimed to assess the impact of positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) and serological markers of inflammation to identify patients at high risk for disease progression...
  80. ncbi request reprint Coronary microembolization--its role in acute coronary syndromes and interventions
    R Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, University Essen, Germany
    Herz 24:558-75. 1999
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Genetics of human coronary vasomotion
    C K Naber
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, West deutsches Herzzentrum, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 97:255-60. 2004
    ..This brief review focuses on the impact of variants in genes of the renin-angiotensin system, the alpha2-adrenoceptor gene, and the G protein beta3 subunit gene on coronary vasomotor responses...
  82. ncbi request reprint Tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) for on-line detection of regional early diastolic ventricular asynchrony in patients with coronary artery disease
    C Bruch
    Department of Cardiology, University Essen, Germany
    Int J Card Imaging 15:379-90. 1999
    ..Due to the rapid assessment of regional wall motion abnormalities, TDI might help to identify CAD in patients with normal systolic function...
  83. doi request reprint [Coronary artery disease in HIV-infected subjects. Results of 101 coronary angiographies]
    T Neumann
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen
    Herz 36:18-23. 2011
    ..The introduction of antiretroviral therapy has brought cardiac disease as a comorbidity in HIV-infected patients in particular into focus. The present study analyses the results of coronary angiography in this patient population...
  84. ncbi request reprint Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to stent-graft repair of the thoracic aorta
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 11:161-7. 2004
    ..To report the incidence and management of aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) secondary to endovascular stent-graft repair of the descending thoracic aorta...
  85. ncbi request reprint [Noninvasive computed tomographic coronary angiography as a complement to coronary calcium quantification in symptomatic patients]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Herz 28:106-18. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Endovascular stent-graft treatment of aortic dissection: determinants of post-interventional outcome
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Centre Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:489-97. 2005
    ..To investigate the results of endovascular stent-graft placement for the treatment of patients with type B aortic dissection (B-AD)...
  87. doi request reprint [Experience and learning curve with transapical aortic valve implantation]
    Daniel Wendt
    Klinik fur Thorax und Kardiovaskulare Chirurgie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitätsklinikum der Universität Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:388-97. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess a potential learning curve with the former technique based on the own experience with this novel procedure...
  88. ncbi request reprint Value of plasma fibrin D-dimers for detection of acute aortic dissection
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:804-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this research was to assess the value of systemic inflammatory biomarkers in the detection of acute aortic dissection (AD)...
  89. pmc Pericardial effusion of HIV-infected patients ? Results of a prospective multicenter cohort study in the era of antiretroviral therapy
    Alexander Lind
    West German Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 16:480-3. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate if pericardial effusion still has a relevant meaning of HIV-infected patients in the era of antiretroviral therapy...
  90. ncbi request reprint Nonischemic chest pain induced by coronary interventions: a prospective study comparing coronary angioplasty and stent implantation
    A Jeremias
    Department of Cardiology, and Psychosomatic Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Circulation 98:2656-8. 1998
    ..To test the hypothesis that this pain may be due to local vessel injury ("stretch pain"), we performed a prospective study enrolling patients after PTCA, stent implantation, or diagnostic coronary angiography alone...
  91. ncbi request reprint [Stent-graft implantation in the thoracic aorta. Results of an interdisciplinary survey in Germany]
    H Eggebrecht
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:730-4. 2006
    ..It was the aim of this present survey to assess the current therapeutic standard of thoracic aortic stent-graft placement in Germany...
  92. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcification by electron beam tomography: comparison with coronary risk factors and angiography
    A Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Risk 7:99-106. 2000
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Assessment of coronary morphology and flow in a patient with Guillain-Barré syndrome and ST-segment elevation
    N Dagres
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Internal Medicine, University of Essen, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 24:260-3. 2001
    ..We postulate that the intracoronary Doppler findings are caused by autonomic dysfunction with decrease of coronary resistance and redistribution of the transmural myocardial blood flow...
  94. ncbi request reprint Changes in QRS voltage in cardiac tamponade and pericardial effusion: reversibility after pericardiocentesis and after anti-inflammatory drug treatment
    C Bruch
    Department of Cardiology, University of Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:219-26. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to define the association between low QRS voltage and cardiac tamponade or pericardial effusion and to assess the reversibility of low QRS voltage after therapeutic procedures...
  95. ncbi request reprint Coronary microembolization
    G Heusch
    , , Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 44:217-30. 2001
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous suture-mediated closure of femoral access sites deployed through the procedure sheath: initial clinical experience with a novel vascular closure device
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 58:313-21. 2003
    ..7%). The novel suture closure device is a safe and effective device that allows for immediate closure of femoral puncture sites after both diagnostic and interventional procedures with a low rate of major complications...
  97. ncbi request reprint Using cardiac magnetic resonance tomography for assessment of aortic valve area in aortic valve stenosis
    Nasser M Malyar
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 31:650-7. 2006
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Postextrasystolic potentiation of vessel compression in myocardial bridging: detection by intravascular sonography
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Germany
    J Clin Ultrasound 30:312-6. 2002
    ..Both intracoronary Doppler sonography and intravascular sonography provided important information that helped us to identify myocardial bridging in this patient...
  99. ncbi request reprint Age and gender distribution of coronary artery calcium measured by four-slice computed tomography in 2,030 persons with no symptoms of coronary artery disease
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 90:168-73. 2002
  100. ncbi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis is more pronounced in men and women with lower socio-economic status: associations in a population-based study. Coronary atherosclerosis and social status
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Clinic Düsseldorf, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:568-74. 2007
    ..Therefore, we examined the relationship between coronary artery calcification as a sign of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis, socio-economic status and established cardiovascular risk factors in a healthy population...
  101. ncbi request reprint Preintervention arterial remodeling affects vessel stretch and plaque extrusion during coronary stent deployment as demonstrated by three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 92:130-5. 2003
    ..Lesions with positive remodeling show more plaque extrusion into the distal reference and less stent-induced vessel stretch than those with negative remodeling...