Alfried Germing

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic findings in patients with acute coronary syndrome and normal angiogram
    A Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 13:379-82. 2008
  2. doi request reprint [Mitral valve incompetence after blunt chest trauma. Case report and review of the literature in special consideration of legal medical opinions]
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, Bochum
    Med Klin (Munich) 103:433-9. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient-prosthesis mismatch and left ventricular remodelling after implantation of Shelhigh SuperStentless aortic valve prostheses
    A Germing
    Cardiology and Angiology Medical Clinic II, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 49:539-43. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Severity of mitral regurgitation may be underestimated in the presence of a left atrial myxoma
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, University of Bochum, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:830-2. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Normal values for longitudinal function of the right ventricle in healthy women >70 years of age
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Universitätsklinik Bergmannsheil GmbH, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, D 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:725-8. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Recurrent myocardial ischemia due to riding left main coronary artery bifurcation thrombus--noninterventional therapy with glycoprotein blocker and thrombolysis
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, University of Bochum, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 7:76-80. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Large femoral aneurysm as a late complication after vessel closure device application
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Kliniken, Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789, Bochum, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:334-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint What the cardiac surgeon needs to know prior to aortic valve surgery: impact of echocardiography
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, Bochum 44789, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:960-4. 2009
  9. pmc High frequency of diastolic dysfunction in a population-based cohort of elderly women--but poor association with the symptom dyspnea
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II Kardiologie and Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 11:71. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Do not forget the distal lower limb veins in screening patients with spinal cord injuries for deep venous thromboses
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Angiology 61:78-81. 2010

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic findings in patients with acute coronary syndrome and normal angiogram
    A Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 13:379-82. 2008
    ..Further analyses should implement echocardiographic techniques as contrast and tissue doppler imaging...
  2. doi request reprint [Mitral valve incompetence after blunt chest trauma. Case report and review of the literature in special consideration of legal medical opinions]
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, Bochum
    Med Klin (Munich) 103:433-9. 2008
    ..This diagnostic evaluation allows to assess the causality between trauma and valve dysfunction in most of the cases...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patient-prosthesis mismatch and left ventricular remodelling after implantation of Shelhigh SuperStentless aortic valve prostheses
    A Germing
    Cardiology and Angiology Medical Clinic II, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 49:539-43. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Severity of mitral regurgitation may be underestimated in the presence of a left atrial myxoma
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, University of Bochum, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:830-2. 2006
    ..Intraoperative TEE helped in assessing correct mitral valve function after tumor extirpation. Preoperative echocardiography should focus on mitral valve dysfunction in order to separate tumor-related and -unrelated valvular pathologies...
  5. doi request reprint Normal values for longitudinal function of the right ventricle in healthy women >70 years of age
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Universitätsklinik Bergmannsheil GmbH, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, D 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:725-8. 2010
    ..However, rare data are available on normal values. We aimed to analyse normal values in healthy women >70 years of age...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recurrent myocardial ischemia due to riding left main coronary artery bifurcation thrombus--noninterventional therapy with glycoprotein blocker and thrombolysis
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, University of Bochum, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 7:76-80. 2006
    ..Catheter-based therapy and surgical revascularization are associated with a high mortality rate. A noninterventional approach may be chosen in patients with stable hemodynamics and reestablished perfusion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Large femoral aneurysm as a late complication after vessel closure device application
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Kliniken, Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789, Bochum, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:334-7. 2006
    ..After this procedure, arterial perfusion in the tumor was not detectable anymore and local symptoms decreased rapidly. This is a rare case of late pseudoaneurysm after femoral artery puncture...
  8. doi request reprint What the cardiac surgeon needs to know prior to aortic valve surgery: impact of echocardiography
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, Bochum 44789, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:960-4. 2009
    ..This step-by-step evaluation allows the correct diagnosis and classification of patient's outcome. In conclusion, an echohemodynamic approach enables the cardiac surgeon to plan and perform the adequate surgical procedure...
  9. pmc High frequency of diastolic dysfunction in a population-based cohort of elderly women--but poor association with the symptom dyspnea
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II Kardiologie and Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Geriatr 11:71. 2011
    ..The purpose was to evaluate the association of dyspnea with the presence of diastolic dysfunction...
  10. doi request reprint Do not forget the distal lower limb veins in screening patients with spinal cord injuries for deep venous thromboses
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Angiology 61:78-81. 2010
    ..Because of the relevant number of distal vein thromboses, inclusion of the calf veins during screening scans is suggested. Further studies are needed to analyze the clinical benefit of diagnosing and treating distal vein thromboses...
  11. doi request reprint One-year results of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in severe symptomatic aortic valve stenosis
    Michael Gotzmann
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 107:1687-92. 2011
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Adenosine-induced maximal coronary hyperemia for myocardial fractional flow reserve measurements: comparison of administration by femoral venous versus antecubital venous access
    Michael Lindstaedt
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitätsklinik Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:717-23. 2009
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with severe symptomatic aortic valve stenosis-predictors of mortality and poor treatment response
    Michael Gotzmann
    Cardiology and Angiology, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Am Heart J 162:238-245.e1. 2011
    ..However, a number of patients have no benefit after implantation. This prospective study attempted to identify predictors of poor treatment response...
  14. ncbi request reprint How good are experienced interventional cardiologists at predicting the functional significance of intermediate or equivocal left main coronary artery stenoses?
    Michael Lindstaedt
    Medical Clinic II, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 120:254-61. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome in patients with intermediate or equivocal left main coronary artery disease after deferral of surgical revascularization on the basis of fractional flow reserve measurements
    Michael Lindstaedt
    Medical Clinic II, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Am Heart J 152:156.e1-9. 2006
    ..Limited data suggest that coronary pressure-derived fractional flow reserve (FFR) supports decision making in equivocal left main disease...
  16. doi request reprint Clinical outcome following conservative vs revascularization therapy in patients with stable coronary artery disease and borderline fractional flow reserve measurements
    Michael Lindstaedt
    Medical Clinic II, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 33:77-83. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to compare the clinical outcome of these patients with respect to their recommended treatment strategy...
  17. doi request reprint Hemodynamic results and changes in myocardial function after transcatheter aortic valve implantation
    Michael Gotzmann
    BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Medical Clinic II, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Am Heart J 159:926-32. 2010
    ..This prospective study was designed to evaluate the hemodynamic results of transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) with the CoreValve prosthesis (Medtronic, Minneapolis, Minnesota) and the effects on left ventricular function...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intra-operative cooled-tip radiofrequency linear atrial ablation to treat permanent atrial fibrillation
    Thomas Deneke
    University Heart Center Bochum, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:2909-14. 2007
    ..To demonstrate the safety and efficacy of saline irrigated cooled-tip atrial linear endocardial radiofrequency ablation (SICTRA) concomitant to open-heart surgical procedures in the treatment of permanent atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Single-center experience with the On-X prosthetic heart valve between 1996 and 2005
    Paschalis Tossios
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, BG Universitatsklinikum Bergmannsheil, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 16:551-7. 2007
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Long-term sinus rhythm stability after intraoperative ablation of permanent atrial fibrillation
    Thomas Deneke
    University Heart Center Bochum, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:653-9. 2009
    ..Short- and medium-term sinus rhythm (SR) rates after intraoperative radiofrequency ablation to treat permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) are well documented. Is rhythm success stable during a long-term follow-up?..
  21. doi request reprint Serial compression B-scan and Doppler sonography for the screening of deep venous thrombosis in patients with spinal cord injuries
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    J Clin Ultrasound 38:17-20. 2010
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of serial compression B-scan and Doppler sonography (US) in screening for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of the lower extremities in patients with spinal cord injuries...
  22. doi request reprint Beating-heart coronary artery bypass grafting with miniaturized cardiopulmonary bypass results in a more complete revascularization when compared to off-pump grafting
    Delawer Reber
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Ruhr University Hospital, Bergmannsheil, Bochum
    Artif Organs 34:179-84. 2010
    ..Beating-heart CABG with the support of a M-CPB is the operation of choice when total coronary revascularization is needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Optimizing revascularization strategies in patients with multivessel coronary disease: impact of intracoronary pressure measurements
    Michael Lindstaedt
    Medical Clinic II, University HospitalBergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:897-903. 2005
    ..In this setting, intracoronary pressure measurements may be helpful to define the optimal revascularization strategy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical and angiographic results of coronary artery stenting using PURA-VARIO (PUVA) stents
    Alfried Germing
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Intervent 5:156-60. 2003
    ..Many different stent types are available for intracoronary placement. No clinical trial has demonstrated clearly the superiority of any stent design over another...
  25. ncbi request reprint Subaortic valvular vegetation mimicking severe aortic valve stenosis
    Delawer Reber
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Hospital, Bochum, Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:455-6. 2007
  26. pmc Non-invasive determination of the optimized atrioventricular delay in patients with implanted biventricular pacing devices
    Thomas Deneke
    University Heart Center Bochum, University of Bochum, Germany
    Indian Pacing Electrophysiol J 10:73-85. 2010
    ..Can AVD optimization be performed using a simple formula based on non-invasive doppler-echocardiography?..
  27. ncbi request reprint [Lipid lowering after percutaneous coronary intervention. Intended and achieved treatment goals in real life]
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum
    Med Klin (Munich) 100:781-4. 2005
    ..However, relevant discrepancies between evidence-based goals and achieved lipid levels in "real life" are reported in large studies...
  28. ncbi request reprint Femoral vascular closure device: the surgical view
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    Vascular 16:295-6. 2008
    ..The features of the device are described. Surgeons should be familiar with the existence of these devices to avoid complications during vascular access procedures at the level of the common femoral artery...
  29. pmc Differential diagnosis of non-atherosclerotic left main coronary artery stenosis
    Michael Gotzmann
    Berufsgenossenschaftliche Universitätsklinik Bergmannsheil, Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, Bochum, 44789, Germany
    BMJ Case Rep 2009:bcr0820080776. 2009
    ..Five years after the first admission to our hospital, the patient died as a result of ventricular fibrillation.The differential diagnosis of non-atherosclerotic LMCA stenoses is discussed...
  30. pmc Diastolic dysfunction without abnormalities in left atrial and left ventricular geometry does not affect quality of life in elderly women
    Alfried Germing
    Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil GmbH, Bochum
    Exp Clin Cardiol 16:37-9. 2011
    ..It has previously been hypothesized that mild DD has no clinical impact when natriuretic peptide levels are normal. The present study aimed to determine the impact of LA volume and LV mass on DD in elderly women...
  31. pmc Bleeding complications associated with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in patients 80 years of age and older undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Alfried Germing
    Medical Clinic II, Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Exp Clin Cardiol 15:e57-60. 2010
    ..The safety and effectiveness of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibition have been well documented in clinical trials. Drug-induced bleeding complications in elderly patients have not been specifically addressed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiology: Vieussens' ring
    Alfried Germing
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Kliniken Bergmannsheil, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 26:441. 2003
  33. pmc Morphological macrovascular alterations in complex regional pain syndrome type I demonstrated by increased intima-media thickness
    Nicola Derenthal
    Department of Pain Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Neurol 13:14. 2013
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Occlusion of pseudoaneurysms using human or bovine thrombin using contrast-enhanced ultrasound guidance
    Peter Hubert Grewe
    Clinic II Cardiology Angiology, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Kliniken Bergmannsheil Bochum, University of Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 93:1540-2. 2004
    ..Contrast-enhanced ultrasound-guided thrombin occlusion was a safe and effective therapeutic option. In aneurysms with complex morphology or multiple cavities, preinjection of contrast medium was helpful for documenting the flow pattern...
  35. ncbi request reprint Acute and long-term clinical significance of myocardial contusion following blunt thoracic trauma: results of a prospective study
    Michael Lindstaedt
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    J Trauma 52:479-85. 2002
    ..The clinical significance of myocardial contusion (MC) following blunt thoracic trauma is still unknown. Accordingly, in this prospective study in a regional trauma center we investigated the acute and long-term clinical significance of MC...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical and morphological phenotype of the filamin myopathy: a study of 31 German patients
    Rudolf A Kley
    Department of Neurology, Neuromuscular Center Ruhrgebiet, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Brain 130:3250-64. 2007
    ..Therapy is so far limited to symptomatic treatment. The German filaminopathy cohort, the largest group of patients studied so far, shares phenotypic features with LGMD and presents with characteristic histopathological findings of MFM...
  37. doi request reprint Clinical, genetic, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging findings in primary desminopathies
    Katharina Strach
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund Freud Str 25, 53105 Bonn, Germany
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:475-82. 2008
    ..Therefore, cardiac MRI may serve as a screening tool to identify patients at risk, which might benefit from early pharmacological and/or interventional (e.g. implantable cardioverter-defibrillator devices) therapy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Improved clinical outcome after intracoronary administration of bone-marrow-derived progenitor cells in acute myocardial infarction: final 1-year results of the REPAIR-AMI trial
    Volker Schachinger
    J W Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Med Klinik III, Abt Kardiologie, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt a M, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:2775-83. 2006
    ..To investigate the clinical outcome after intracoronary administration of autologous progenitor cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...