A Peters

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Affiliation: GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Associations between mortality and air pollution in central Europe
    A Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 108:283-7. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: inflamed about ultrafine particles?
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1355-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Exposure to traffic and the onset of myocardial infarction
    Annette Peters
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    N Engl J Med 351:1721-30. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Susceptible subgroups: the challenge of studying interactions
    Annette Peters
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstr 1, 85764 Nueherberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 15:131-2. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and inflammatory response in myocardial infarction survivors: gene-environment interactions in a high-risk group
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Inhal Toxicol 19:161-75. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Particulate matter and heart disease: evidence from epidemiological studies
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 207:477-82. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary mortality and air pollution
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85758, Neuherberg, Germany
    Lancet 360:1184-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Particles in the outside air increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases]
    A Peters
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Neuherberg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S79-85. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Fibrinogen genes modify the fibrinogen response to ambient particulate matter
    Annette Peters
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:484-91. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Daily mortality and particulate matter in different size classes in Erfurt, Germany
    Matthias Stölzel
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:458-67. 2007

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  1. pmc Associations between mortality and air pollution in central Europe
    A Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 108:283-7. 2000
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  2. ncbi request reprint Commentary: inflamed about ultrafine particles?
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1355-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Exposure to traffic and the onset of myocardial infarction
    Annette Peters
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    N Engl J Med 351:1721-30. 2004
    ..This study was designed to assess whether exposure to traffic can trigger myocardial infarction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Susceptible subgroups: the challenge of studying interactions
    Annette Peters
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstr 1, 85764 Nueherberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 15:131-2. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and inflammatory response in myocardial infarction survivors: gene-environment interactions in a high-risk group
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Inhal Toxicol 19:161-75. 2007
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  6. ncbi request reprint Particulate matter and heart disease: evidence from epidemiological studies
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 207:477-82. 2005
    ..While this concept is consistent with the current understanding of the factors defining patients' vulnerability, the mechanisms and the time-scales on which the particle-induced vulnerability might operate are unknown...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary mortality and air pollution
    Annette Peters
    GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85758, Neuherberg, Germany
    Lancet 360:1184-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint [Particles in the outside air increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases]
    A Peters
    GSF Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit, Institut fur Epidemiologie, Neuherberg
    Gesundheitswesen 67:S79-85. 2005
    ..These pathomechanisms may contribute to the observed associations between ambient air pollution concentrations and cardiovascular disease exacerbation such as hospitalisation and mortality due to cardiovascular diseases...
  9. doi request reprint Fibrinogen genes modify the fibrinogen response to ambient particulate matter
    Annette Peters
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse, Neuherberg 85764, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 179:484-91. 2009
    ..Ambient particulate matter has been associated with systemic inflammation indicated by blood markers such as fibrinogen, implicated in promoting atherothrombosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Daily mortality and particulate matter in different size classes in Erfurt, Germany
    Matthias Stölzel
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:458-67. 2007
    ..003-1.060. No association between fine particle MC and mortality was found. This study shows that UFP, representing fresh combustion particles, may be an important component of urban air pollution associated with health effects...
  11. doi request reprint Air temperature and inflammatory responses in myocardial infarction survivors
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Epidemiology 19:391-400. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the association between air temperature and C-reactive protein, interleukin-6 and fibrinogen in postmyocardial infarction patients...
  12. doi request reprint Air temperature and the occurrence of myocardial infarction in Augsburg, Germany
    Kathrin Wolf
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Circulation 120:735-42. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine in detail the registry-based myocardial infarction (MI) rates and coronary deaths in relation to air temperature in the area of Augsburg, Germany...
  13. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution is associated with an acute phase response in men; results from the MONICA-Augsburg Study
    A Peters
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Postfach 1129, 08758 Oberschleissheim, Germany
    Eur Heart J 22:1198-204. 2001
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  14. pmc Source apportionment of ambient fine particle size distribution using positive matrix factorization in Erfurt, Germany
    Wei Yue
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 398:133-44. 2008
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  15. pmc Impact of ambient air pollution on the differential white blood cell count in patients with chronic pulmonary disease
    Irene Brüske
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Inhal Toxicol 22:245-52. 2010
    ..The increase of particulate and gaseous air pollution was associated with multiple changes in the differential white blood cell count in patients with chronic pulmonary diseases...
  16. pmc Effects of air pollution on blood pressure: a population-based approach
    A Ibald-Mulli
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Public Health 91:571-7. 2001
    ..This analysis assessed the association between blood pressure, meteorology, and air pollution in a random population sample...
  17. doi request reprint Daily measurement of organic compounds in ambient particulate matter in Augsburg, Germany: new aspects on aerosol sources and aerosol related health effects
    Jürgen Schnelle-Kreis
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, National Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Biomarkers 14:39-44. 2009
    ..The correlations found between formation of reactive oxygen species and the presence of specific organic compounds suggests an important influence of biomass combustion particles in PM2.5-associated oxidative stress...
  18. pmc High blood pressure, antihypertensive medication and lung function in a general adult population
    Eva Schnabel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Respir Res 12:50. 2011
    ..Thus, aim of this analysis is to determine whether hypertension and antihypertensive medication have an adverse effect on lung function in a general adult population...
  19. doi request reprint Determinants of the acute-phase protein C-reactive protein in myocardial infarction survivors: the role of comorbidities and environmental factors
    Regina Ruckerl
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Munich, Germany
    Clin Chem 55:322-35. 2009
    ..A joint analysis of the role of risk factors in predicting mean concentrations and variation of high-sensitivity CRP (hsCRP) in serum has not been carried out previously...
  20. ncbi request reprint Seasonal and diurnal variation of PM2.5 apparent particle density in urban air in Augsburg, Germany
    Mike Pitz
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5087-93. 2008
    ..rho2.5 has the potential to serve as a crude tracer for chemical composition and atmospheric processing and might play an important role when considering the associations between health effects and ambient particles...
  21. pmc Alcohol-induced metabolomic differences in humans
    M Jaremek
    Research Unit of Molecular Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Neuherberg, Germany
    Transl Psychiatry 3:e276. 2013
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  22. doi request reprint Integrative genetic and metabolite profiling analysis suggests altered phosphatidylcholine metabolism in asthma
    J S Ried
    Institute of Genetic Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Allergy 68:629-36. 2013
    ..This work aimed to investigate the interrelation of current asthma, candidate asthma risk alleles and a panel of metabolites...
  23. ncbi request reprint Increased asthma medication use in association with ambient fine and ultrafine particles
    S von Klot
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur Respir J 20:691-702. 2002
    ..The results suggest that reported asthma medication use and symptoms increase in association with particulate air pollution and gaseous pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide...
  24. pmc Effects of particulate air pollution on blood pressure and heart rate in subjects with cardiovascular disease: a multicenter approach
    Angela Ibald-Mulli
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 112:369-77. 2004
    ..However, particle effects might differ in cardiac patients because of medication intake and disease status, both affecting the autonomic control of the heart...
  25. pmc Air pollution and inflammation (interleukin-6, C-reactive protein, fibrinogen) in myocardial infarction survivors
    Regina Ruckerl
    GSF National Research Centre for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1072-80. 2007
    ..Numerous studies have found that ambient air pollution has been associated with cardiovascular disease exacerbation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and markers of inflammation and coagulation in patients with coronary heart disease
    Regina Ruckerl
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:432-41. 2006
    ..Ambient air pollution has been shown to be associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  27. doi request reprint Quality control and quality assurance for particle size distribution measurements at an urban monitoring station in Augsburg, Germany
    Mike Pitz
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Germany
    J Environ Monit 10:1017-24. 2008
    ..The study demonstrates that the described QC and QA measures define both a high accuracy of the PSD measurements and their long-term comparability against data obtained in similar measurement programmes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological evidence on health effects of ultrafine particles
    Angela Ibald-Mulli
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Aerosol Med 15:189-201. 2002
    ..If these effects are confirmed by ongoing research, monitoring and regulation of particulate air pollution may need to be revised...
  29. ncbi request reprint Ambient source-specific particles are associated with prolonged repolarization and increased levels of inflammation in male coronary artery disease patients
    Wei Yue
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Mutat Res 621:50-60. 2007
    ..These results suggest that traffic-related and combustion-generated particles show stronger adverse health impact with regard to cardiac effects, and that particles from different sources induce an acute phase response in these patients...
  30. doi request reprint Air temperature and inflammatory and coagulation responses in men with coronary or pulmonary disease during the winter season
    Regina Hampel
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 67:408-16. 2010
    ..We investigated the associations between temperature and several blood markers in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) and pulmonary disease (PD)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relationship between electrocardiographic and biochemical variables in coronary artery disease
    Wei Yue
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 119:185-91. 2007
    ..In this study, we aimed to explore the relationship between ECG and biochemical markers in a longitudinal study of coronary patients...
  32. pmc Repolarization changes induced by air pollution in ischemic heart disease patients
    Alexandra Henneberger
    Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 113:440-6. 2005
    ..This study provides evidence suggesting an immediate effect of air pollution on repolarization duration, morphology, and variability representing myocardial substrate and vulnerability, key factors in the mechanisms of cardiac death...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ambient air pollution is associated with increased risk of hospital cardiac readmissions of myocardial infarction survivors in five European cities
    Stephanie von Klot
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Circulation 112:3073-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the short-term effects of urban air pollution on cardiac hospital readmissions in survivors of myocardial infarction, a potentially susceptible subpopulation...
  34. doi request reprint The impact of regional deprivation and individual socio-economic status on the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in Germany. A pooled analysis of five population-based studies
    W Maier
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabet Med 30:e78-86. 2013
    ..Our objective was to test the hypothesis that the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes increases with increasing regional deprivation even after controlling for individual socio-economic status...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular effects of fine and ultrafine particles
    Holger Schulz
    Institute for Inhalation Biology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Neuherberg Munich, Germany
    J Aerosol Med 18:1-22. 2005
    ..Further studies are therefore needed to substantiate our current understanding of the pathophysiological links between PM exposure and adverse cardiovascular outcomes...
  36. doi request reprint Intensity of physical exertion and triggering of myocardial infarction: a case-crossover study
    Stephanie von Klot
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:1881-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether the risk of having an AMI triggered by physical exertion exhibits an exposure-response relationship, and whether it varies by ambient temperature or by taking place indoors or outdoors...
  37. pmc Short-term mortality rates during a decade of improved air quality in Erfurt, Germany
    Susanne Breitner
    Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 117:448-54. 2009
    ..Numerous studies have shown associations between ambient air pollution and daily mortality...
  38. ncbi request reprint Runs of ventricular and supraventricular tachycardia triggered by air pollution in patients with coronary heart disease
    Annette Berger
    Institute of Epidemiology, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1149-58. 2006
    ..The authors conducted an investigation of the association between air pollution and arrhythmia...
  39. pmc Changes in deceleration capacity of heart rate and heart rate variability induced by ambient air pollution in individuals with coronary artery disease
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Part Fibre Toxicol 7:29. 2010
    ..The study assessed the association between deceleration capacity (DC) as well as heart rate variability (HRV) and ambient particulate matter (PM) in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  40. pmc Association of cardiac and vascular changes with ambient PM2.5 in diabetic individuals
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Part Fibre Toxicol 7:14. 2010
    ..This study examined effects of short-term exposures to ambient PM2.5 on markers of systemic inflammation, coagulation, autonomic control of heart rate, and repolarization in 22 adults (mean age: 61 years) with type 2 diabetes...
  41. doi request reprint Weather-induced ischemia and arrhythmia in patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation: another difference between men and women
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Int J Biometeorol 52:535-47. 2008
    ..The observed effect on ST-segment depression could be a link between the association of weather changes and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality...
  42. ncbi request reprint DNA variants, plasma levels and variability of C-reactive protein in myocardial infarction survivors: results from the AIRGENE study
    Melanie Kolz
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:1250-8. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the association of gene polymorphisms with differences in C-reactive protein concentrations and assessed its intra-individual variability as a marker of individual response...
  43. doi request reprint Age at menarche is associated with prediabetes and diabetes in women (aged 32-81 years) from the general population: the KORA F4 Study
    D Stockl
    Institute of Epidemiology II, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, D 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetologia 55:681-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between age at menarche and prediabetes as well as diabetes, considering confounding factors and the possible mediating role of adult obesity...
  44. doi request reprint Medical care of type 2 diabetes in German disease management programmes: a population-based evaluation
    Renee G Stark
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Institute for Health Economics and Healthcare Management, Neuherberg, Germany
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:383-91. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare healthcare quality and medical endpoints between diabetes management programme participants and patients receiving usual care designated as controls...
  45. pmc Endothelial dysfunction: associations with exposure to ambient fine particles in diabetic individuals
    Alexandra Schneider
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Ingolstadter Landstrasse 1, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1666-74. 2008
    ..5))] has been associated with cardiovascular and hematologic effects, especially in older people with cardiovascular disease. Some epidemiologic studies suggest that adults with diabetes also may be a particularly susceptible population...
  46. pmc Estimating the single nucleotide polymorphism genotype misclassification from routine double measurements in a large epidemiologic sample
    Iris M Heid
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 168:878-89. 2008
    ..In situations with more substantial error, the presented approach using duplicate genotyping and the MC-SIMEX method is practical and helpful for quantifying the genotyping error and its impact...
  47. ncbi request reprint Weak correlation of ultrafine aerosol particle concentrations <800 nm between two sites within one city
    Thomas M Tuch
    Institute for Tropospheric Research, Permoserstr 15, Leipzig, Germany
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:486-90. 2006
    ..A single background measurement site may not be sufficient for exposure assessment in these studies without taking spatial and temporal variability into account...
  48. doi request reprint Common genetic polymorphisms and haplotypes of fibrinogen alpha, beta, and gamma chains affect fibrinogen levels and the response to proinflammatory stimulation in myocardial infarction survivors: the AIRGENE study
    Benedicte Jacquemin
    Centre for Environmental Research, Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Barcelona, Spain
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:941-52. 2008
    ..We also searched for genetic determinants affecting the responses of fibrinogen genes to proinflammatory stimulation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of ultrafine and fine particulate and gaseous air pollution on cardiac autonomic control in subjects with coronary artery disease: the ULTRA study
    Kirsi L Timonen
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:332-41. 2006
    ..5 and HRV. The results suggest that the cardiovascular effects of ambient ultrafine and PM2.5 can differ from each other and that their effect may be modified by the characteristics of the exposed subjects and the sources of PM2.5...
  50. ncbi request reprint Aerosol particle number concentration measurements in five European cities using TSI-3022 condensation particle counter over a three-year period during health effects of air pollution on susceptible subpopulations
    Pasi Aalto
    Department of Physical Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:1064-76. 2005
    ..The study pointed out the influence of the selection of the measurement site and the configuration of the sampling line on the observed concentrations...
  51. pmc The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Particulate Matter Health Effects Research Centers Program: a midcourse report of status, progress, and plans
    Morton Lippmann
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1074-92. 2003
    ..5 years) and longer-term goals. It consists of six sections: biological mechanisms, acute effects, chronic effects, dosimetry, exposure assessment, and the specific attributes of a coordinated PM centers program...
  52. pmc Can we identify sources of fine particles responsible for exercise-induced ischemia on days with elevated air pollution? The ULTRA study
    Timo Lanki
    Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland, and Environmental and Occupational Health Division, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Environ Health Perspect 114:655-60. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that the PM fraction originating from combustion processes, notably traffic, exacerbates ischemic heart diseases associated with PM mass...
  53. ncbi request reprint A case-crossover analysis of out-of-hospital coronary deaths and air pollution in Rome, Italy
    Francesco Forastiere
    Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Local Health Authority, Via Santa Costanza 53, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1549-55. 2005
    ..Out-of-hospital coronary heart disease death is a major public health problem, but the association with air pollution is not well understood...
  54. ncbi request reprint Semi volatile organic compounds in ambient PM2.5. Seasonal trends and daily resolved source contributions
    Jürgen Schnelle-Kreis
    Department of Chemistry, Bavarian Institute of Applied Environmental Research and Technology, BIfA GmbH, Am Mittleren Moos 46, 86167 Augsburg, Germany
    Environ Sci Technol 41:3821-8. 2007
    ..Like the SVOC, the factors showed strong seasonality with highest values in winter for factors 1-4 and in summer for factor 5...
  55. ncbi request reprint Environmental ozone effects in different population subgroups
    Peter Hoppe
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstr 1, D 80336 MUnchen, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 206:505-16. 2003
    ..18%) compared with elderly and athletes (both 5%). The results suggest that children and asthmatics have a higher risk of being ozone sensitive showing more ozone related acute lung function decrements than other population groups...
  56. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution and risk of ST-segment depression during repeated submaximal exercise tests among subjects with coronary heart disease: the Exposure and Risk Assessment for Fine and Ultrafine Particles in Ambient Air (ULTRA) study
    Juha Pekkanen
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Circulation 106:933-8. 2002
    ..We therefore assessed the associations between levels of the 3 main modes of urban aerosol distribution and the occurrence of ST-segment depressions during repeated exercise tests...
  57. ncbi request reprint Variability of serial lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 measurements in post myocardial infarction patients: results from the AIRGENE Study Center Augsburg
    Natalie Khuseyinova
    Department of Internal Medicine II Cardiology, University of Ulm Medical Center, Ulm, Germany
    Clin Chem 54:124-30. 2008
    ..Implementation of Lp-PLA(2) measurement into clinical practice, however, requires data on the reliability of such measurements...
  58. pmc Spatial and temporal variation of particle number concentration in Augsburg, Germany
    Josef Cyrys
    Environmental Science Center of the University Augsburg, Universitätsstrasse 1a, 86159 Augsburg, Germany
    Sci Total Environ 401:168-75. 2008
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  59. ncbi request reprint When a myocardial infarction comes out of the not-so-blue air
    Annette Peters
    Circulation 114:2430-1. 2006
  60. ncbi request reprint South-to-North gradient in lipid peroxidation in men with stable coronary artery disease in Europe
    Maria Grau
    Lipids and Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Municipal Institute Medical Research IMIM Barcelona, Carrer Dr Aiguader, 88, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Heart J 28:2841-9. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to determine whether differences exist in the degree of LDL oxidation in stable CAD patients from different regions of Europe...