V Rickerts

Summary

Affiliation: Frankfurt am Main
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of myocardial infarctions in HIV-infected patients between 1983 and 1998: the Frankfurt HIV-cohort study
    V Rickerts
    Klinikum der J W Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Med Klinik III Infektiologie, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 5:329-33. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Cluster of pulmonary infections caused by Cunninghamella bertholletiae in immunocompromised patients
    V Rickerts
    Zentrum der Inneren Medizin, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 31:910-3. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of histopathological analysis, culture, and polymerase chain reaction assays to detect invasive mold infections from biopsy specimens
    Volker Rickerts
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1078-83. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of disseminated zygomycosis using a polymerase chain reaction assay
    V Rickerts
    Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Medizinische Klinik III Infektiologie, Frankfurt
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 20:744-5. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of disseminated mucormycosis with a combination of liposomal amphotericin B and posaconazole in a patient with acute myeloid leukaemia
    V Rickerts
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany
    Mycoses 49:27-30. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Risk factor for invasive zygomycosis in patients with hematologic malignancies]
    V Rickerts
    Medizinische Klinik III, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Mycoses 45:27-30. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Rapid PCR-based diagnosis of disseminated histoplasmosis in an AIDS patient
    V Rickerts
    Medizinische Klinik III Infektiologie, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:821-3. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis in immunocompromised patients by seminested PCR assay of tissue samples
    V Rickerts
    Med Klinik II Infektiologie, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:8-13. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Breakthrough zygomycosis on posaconazole prophylaxis after allogeneic stem cell transplantation
    S Mousset
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Transpl Infect Dis 12:261-4. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of protease inhibitor-containing highly active antiretroviral therapy on progression of HIV disease and its relationship to CD4 and viral load
    V Miller
    Klinikum der JohannWolfgang Goethe Universität, Zentrum der Inneren Medizin, Frankfurt, Germany
    AIDS 14:2129-36. 2000

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of myocardial infarctions in HIV-infected patients between 1983 and 1998: the Frankfurt HIV-cohort study
    V Rickerts
    Klinikum der J W Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Med Klinik III Infektiologie, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 5:329-33. 2000
    ..To investigate whether the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) is associated with an increased incidence of myocardial infarctions (MI) in HIV infected patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cluster of pulmonary infections caused by Cunninghamella bertholletiae in immunocompromised patients
    V Rickerts
    Zentrum der Inneren Medizin, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 31:910-3. 2000
    ..Presenting symptoms were fever unresponsive to antibacterial chemotherapy, hemoptysis, and infiltrates on chest radiograms. Three patients were treated with liposomal amphotericin B. Only 1 patient survived...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of histopathological analysis, culture, and polymerase chain reaction assays to detect invasive mold infections from biopsy specimens
    Volker Rickerts
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 44:1078-83. 2007
    ..However, tissue cultures often fail to grow a fungal pathogen in cases of suspected mold infection...
  4. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of disseminated zygomycosis using a polymerase chain reaction assay
    V Rickerts
    Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Medizinische Klinik III Infektiologie, Frankfurt
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 20:744-5. 2001
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  5. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of disseminated mucormycosis with a combination of liposomal amphotericin B and posaconazole in a patient with acute myeloid leukaemia
    V Rickerts
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitaet, Frankfurt, Germany
    Mycoses 49:27-30. 2006
    ..We report the first case of disseminated mucormycosis that was cured with a combination therapy of liposomal amphotericin B and posaconazole without surgical intervention...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Risk factor for invasive zygomycosis in patients with hematologic malignancies]
    V Rickerts
    Medizinische Klinik III, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Mycoses 45:27-30. 2002
    ..4/13) as was a systemic antifungal prophylaxis with itraconazole (9/13 vs. 4/13). Knowledge of these risk factors may be of benefit in diagnosing and monitoring zygomycosis in patients with haematological malignancies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rapid PCR-based diagnosis of disseminated histoplasmosis in an AIDS patient
    V Rickerts
    Medizinische Klinik III Infektiologie, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 21:821-3. 2002
    ..The polymerase chain reaction assay might be a powerful and rapid diagnostic tool for the diagnosis of non-European invasive fungal infections and should be further evaluated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis in immunocompromised patients by seminested PCR assay of tissue samples
    V Rickerts
    Med Klinik II Infektiologie, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:8-13. 2006
    ..The use of these PCR assays may allow guided antifungal treatment in patients with invasive mold infections...
  9. doi request reprint Breakthrough zygomycosis on posaconazole prophylaxis after allogeneic stem cell transplantation
    S Mousset
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum der J W Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Transpl Infect Dis 12:261-4. 2010
    ..Despite combination treatment with liposomal amphotericin B and POS for 39 days, the patient died from pulmonary hemorrhage. This case highlights the need for continued awareness of breakthrough zygomycosis in patients receiving POS...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of protease inhibitor-containing highly active antiretroviral therapy on progression of HIV disease and its relationship to CD4 and viral load
    V Miller
    Klinikum der JohannWolfgang Goethe Universität, Zentrum der Inneren Medizin, Frankfurt, Germany
    AIDS 14:2129-36. 2000
    ..To compare the rate of disease progression according to viral load and CD4 cell count in patients receiving or not receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), defined as protease inhibitor-containing regimens...
  11. ncbi request reprint First case of successful allogeneic stem cell transplantation in an HIV-patient who acquired severe aplastic anemia
    T Wolf
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Haematologica 92:e56-8. 2007
    ..The patient is in good condition with an ECOG score of 0 twelve months after transplantation. This report demonstrates the feasibility of allogeneic stem cell transplantation in the HIV setting...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Protease Inhibitor Transfer Study (PROTRA 1): abacavir and efavirenz in combination as a substitute for a protease inhibitor in heavily pretreated HIV-1-infected patients with undetectable plasma viral load
    M Bickel
    Department of Infectious Disease, HIV Treatment and Research Unit, JW Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    HIV Med 6:179-84. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in HIV-1-infected patients and its impact on renal and cardiovascular integrity
    Oliver Jung
    Klinikum der Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Medizinische Klinik IV, Funktionsbereich Nephrologie, D 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2250-8. 2004
    ..Data on prevalence and consequences of hypertension are limited, but recent studies suggest that HIV-infected individuals are at a higher risk of developing hypertension...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rhinocerebral zygomycosis in a young girl undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation for severe aplastic anaemia
    Jan Sorensen
    Department of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    Mycoses 49:31-6. 2006
    ..No severe side effect of the antifungal drugs was noted. Unfortunately, the girl died 5 months after HSCT due to disseminated adenovirus infection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acquired protein C and protein S deficiency in HIV-infected patients
    Matthias Erbe
    Medical Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Angiology, University Hospital, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 9:325-31. 2003
    ..In conclusion, an acquired protein S and protein C deficiency often develop in patients with HIV and acute illness; this may be reversible after treatment for opportunistic infections...
  16. ncbi request reprint Identification of a novel coronavirus in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Christian Drosten
    Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, National Reference Center for Tropical Infectious Diseases, Hamburg, Germany
    N Engl J Med 348:1967-76. 2003
    ..The severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) has recently been identified as a new clinical entity. SARS is thought to be caused by an unknown infectious agent...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evidence of nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitor--associated genetic and structural defects of mitochondria in adipose tissue of HIV-infected patients
    Ulrich A Walker
    Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Medizinische Universitatsklinik, Freiburg, Germany
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:117-21. 2002
    ..mtDNA depletion and ultrastructural abnormalities of adipocytes suggest a link between mitochondrial damage, the use of NRTIs, and lipoatrophy in HIV-infected patients...