Markus Backmund

Summary

Affiliation: Klinikum Schwabing
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Myocardial Infarction associated with methadone and/or dihydrocodeine
    M Backmund
    General Hospital München Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 7:37-9. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint [Illegal drug users and risk factors for HIV and HCV infection]
    M Backmund
    Bereich Suchtmedizin, Klinikum Schwabing, Munchen, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:471-5. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with exposure to hepatitis B virus in injection drug users
    Markus Backmund
    Hospital Munich Schwabing, Koelner Platz 1, D 80804 Munich, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:154-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Co-consumption of benzodiazepines in heroin users, methadone-substituted and codeine-substituted patients
    Markus Backmund
    Kolner Platz 1, Munchen, 80804, Germany
    J Addict Dis 24:17-29. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk Factors and predictors of human immunodeficiency virus infection among injection drug users
    Markus Backmund
    Addiction Medicine, Clinic 3, General Hospital Munich Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 11:138-44. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and injection drug users: prevention, risk factors, and treatment
    Markus Backmund
    Department of Addiction Medicine, General Hospital Munich Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S330-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint [Eating disorders--how to recognize and treat them]
    Markus Backmund
    Klinik 3, Bereich Suchtmedizin, Krankenhaus München Schwabing
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:31-3. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors for completing an inpatient detoxification program among intravenous heroin users, methadone substituted and codeine substituted patients
    M Backmund
    Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital Schwabing Munich, Kolner Platz 1, 80804, Munchen, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:173-80. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users in Bavaria: risk factors for seropositivity
    Markus Backmund
    Krankenhaus München Schwabing, Clinic 3, Addiction Medicine, Kolner Platz 1, Munchen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:563-8. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hepatitis C infection in injection drug users
    M Backmund
    Department of Addiction Medicine, Munich Schwabing Hospital, Munchen, Germany
    Hepatology 34:188-93. 2001

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Myocardial Infarction associated with methadone and/or dihydrocodeine
    M Backmund
    General Hospital München Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 7:37-9. 2001
    ..Opiates have a cardioprotective effect and are used in acute heart attacks. We described a 22-year-old opioid addicted male patient who suffered a myocardial infarction following the consumption of methadone and dihydrocodeine...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Illegal drug users and risk factors for HIV and HCV infection]
    M Backmund
    Bereich Suchtmedizin, Klinikum Schwabing, Munchen, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:471-5. 2007
    ..Substitution treatment is the most effective prevention of HIV and HCV infection. Both HIV infection and chronic hepatitis C can be treated most successfully during substitution treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with exposure to hepatitis B virus in injection drug users
    Markus Backmund
    Hospital Munich Schwabing, Koelner Platz 1, D 80804 Munich, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 84:154-9. 2006
    ..Contacts to the criminal justice system are to be used for HBV prevention programs, including vaccination when indicated. Prevention programs should be implemented early in or even before the begin of a drug career...
  4. ncbi request reprint Co-consumption of benzodiazepines in heroin users, methadone-substituted and codeine-substituted patients
    Markus Backmund
    Kolner Platz 1, Munchen, 80804, Germany
    J Addict Dis 24:17-29. 2005
    ..05) were associated with concomitant daily consumption of BZDs in opioid dependent subjects. These finding underline the need to further explore the causes, interactions and consequences of concomitant BZD and opiate use...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk Factors and predictors of human immunodeficiency virus infection among injection drug users
    Markus Backmund
    Addiction Medicine, Clinic 3, General Hospital Munich Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 11:138-44. 2005
    ..This retrospective study has the aim to determine the risk factors for acquisition of HIV infection other than sharing of needles/syringes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection and injection drug users: prevention, risk factors, and treatment
    Markus Backmund
    Department of Addiction Medicine, General Hospital Munich Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S330-5. 2005
    ..All studies dealing with treatment for HCV infection in IDUs have stressed the necessity of collaboration among hepatologists and specialists in addiction medicine, social workers, and psychotherapists...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Eating disorders--how to recognize and treat them]
    Markus Backmund
    Klinik 3, Bereich Suchtmedizin, Krankenhaus München Schwabing
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:31-3. 2004
    ..All patients with eating disorders should be evaluated and treated for medical complications of the disease at the same time that psychotherapy and nutritional counselling are undertaken...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors for completing an inpatient detoxification program among intravenous heroin users, methadone substituted and codeine substituted patients
    M Backmund
    Department of Internal Medicine, General Hospital Schwabing Munich, Kolner Platz 1, 80804, Munchen, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 64:173-80. 2001
    ..More psychosocial/psychotherapeutic support leads to better detoxification treatment response...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users in Bavaria: risk factors for seropositivity
    Markus Backmund
    Krankenhaus München Schwabing, Clinic 3, Addiction Medicine, Kolner Platz 1, Munchen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:563-8. 2003
    ..Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection is the most common disease among intravenous drug users (IDUs)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of hepatitis C infection in injection drug users
    M Backmund
    Department of Addiction Medicine, Munich Schwabing Hospital, Munchen, Germany
    Hepatology 34:188-93. 2001
    ..In conclusion, HCV-infected drug addicts with chronic HCV infection can be treated successfully with interferon alfa-2a and ribavirin if they are closely supervised by physicians specialized in both hepatology and addiction medicine...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption in heroin users, methadone-substituted and codeine-substituted patients--frequency and correlates of use
    Markus Backmund
    Addiction Medicine, General Hospital Munich Schwabing, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 9:45-50. 2003
    ..Alcohol consumption by opioid-addicted patients treated with methadone or DHC presents a serious medical problem. Co-abuse of alcohol will receive more attention...
  12. doi request reprint The risk of emergency room treatment due to overdose in injection drug users
    Markus Backmund
    General Hospital Munich Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    J Addict Dis 28:68-73. 2009
    ..Emergency rooms should be seen as important places for offering further assistance (e.g., counselling) or referral to an addiction unit to drug users...
  13. doi request reprint Efficacy of a polyethylene glycol marker system in urine drug screening in an opiate substitution program
    Harald Jorn Schneider
    Department of Addiction Medicine, Hospital München Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Eur Addict Res 14:186-9. 2008
    ..A recently developed polyethylene glycol marker system allows reliable identification of urine samples. In this study, we aimed to compare the rates of drug detection in conventional and marker urine samples...
  14. doi request reprint Factors associated with suicide attempts among injection drug users
    Markus Backmund
    1Department of Addiction Medicine, General Hospital Munich Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 46:1553-9. 2011
    ..Regular screening for suicidal behavior in IDUs should be undertaken with a special focus to mention risk factors. The study's limitations are noted. This study was partially sponsored by the German Ministry of Health...
  15. pmc Infrequent reinfection after successful treatment for hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users
    Markus Backmund
    Department of Addiction Medicine, General Hospital Munich Schwabing, Munich, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 39:1540-3. 2004
    ..1 cases per 100 person-years (cumulative incidence, 0%-12.6% at 48 months after completion of treatment). Of 50 patients originally treated, 15 (30%) were HCV RNA-negative 3 years later...
  16. ncbi request reprint Plasmacytoid dendritic cells in acute and chronic hepatitis C virus infection
    Axel Ulsenheimer
    Institute for Immunology, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Hepatology 41:643-51. 2005
    ..In cHC there is incomplete recovery of pDC function, which, however, could be solely due to the chronic inflammatory state...
  17. ncbi request reprint Treatment of chronic hepatitis C in patients with drug dependence: time to change the rules?
    Martin Schaefer
    Department of Psychiatry CCM, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Addiction 99:1167-75. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint Buprenorphine and methadone in the treatment of opioid dependence: methods and design of the COBRA study
    Hans Ulrich Wittchen
    Institut für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie, TU Dresden, Germany
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 14:14-28. 2005
    ..The COBRA study provides a unique comprehensive database, informing about the natural allocation and intervention processes in routine care and about the course and outcome of patients treated with buprenorphine or methadone...
  19. ncbi request reprint Multiple viral hepatitis in injection drug users and associated risk factors
    Jens Reimer
    Center for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:80-5. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint The depiction of stigmatization in research about hepatitis C
    Barbara L Paterson
    University of New Brunswick, Faculty of Nursing, Fredericton, NB, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 18:364-73. 2007
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  21. doi request reprint Feasibility and outcome of substitution treatment of heroin-dependent patients in specialized substitution centers and primary care facilities in Germany: a naturalistic study in 2694 patients
    Hans Ulrich Wittchen
    Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitaet Dresden, Chemnitzerstrasse 46, 01187 Dresden, Germany
    Drug Alcohol Depend 95:245-57. 2008
    ..Despite many short-term studies, little is known about the long-term (12-month) effects of these treatments in different settings, i.e. primary care-based (PMC) and specialized substitution centers (SSCs)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Injection drug use, multiple hepatitis virus infections, and migration: a German study
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1353-65. 2007
    ..Low-threshold culture-sensitive drug user treatment programs should be implemented and evaluated. The study's limitations are noted...
  23. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the treatment of hepatitis C virus infection in injection drug users: status quo in the European Union countries
    Jens Reimer
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Addiction Research, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Infect Dis 40:S373-8. 2005
    ..Recent guidelines that apply qualified process procedures that include literature research tend to be more permissive. Qualified guideline processes in each EU country and subsequently renewed pan-European guidelines are needed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus eradication associated with hepatitis B virus superinfection and development of a hepatitis B virus specific T cell response
    Norbert H Gruener
    Institute for Immunology, University of Munich, Goethestrasse 31, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    J Hepatol 37:866-9. 2002
    ..However, the T cell responses during the rare setting of acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in the course of chronic hepatitis C that eventually lead to clearance of both viruses are completely unknown...