C Diehm

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Affiliation: Klinikum Karlsbad-Langensteinbach
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Profound influence of different methods for determination of the ankle brachial index on the prevalence estimate of peripheral arterial disease
    Stefan F Lange
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Bochum, Universitatsstr, 150D 44801 Bochum, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:147. 2007
  2. doi Effect of nebivolol vs. hydrochlorothiazide on the walking capacity in hypertensive patients with intermittent claudication
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Karlsbad, Germany
    J Hypertens 29:1448-56. 2011
  3. ncbi Relationship between lipid parameters and the presence of peripheral arterial disease in elderly patients
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:1873-5. 2004
  4. ncbi Does calculation of ankle brachial pressure index need revision?
    C Diehm
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital of the University of Heidelberg, Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, Karlstad, Germany
    Vasa 34:123-6; discussion 127. 2005
  5. ncbi [Self-management of anticoagulation therapy]
    C Diehm
    SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach gGmbH
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:34-6. 2005
  6. ncbi [Movement is the key to healing and prevention]
    Curt Diehm
    Innere Abtlg für Gefässmedizin, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:37. 2005
  7. ncbi [Diabetes, heart surgery and the peripheral arteries]
    C Diehm
    SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Guttmannstr 1, 76307 Karlsbad
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:i63-9. 2006
  8. ncbi Association of low ankle brachial index with high mortality in primary care
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Guttmannstr 1, D 76307 Karlsbad, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:1743-9. 2006
  9. ncbi [Metabolic syndrome and peripheral arterial occlusive disease as indicators for increased cardiovascular risk]
    C Diehm
    Innere Abteilung Abteilung für Gefässmedizin, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:15-20. 2007
  10. ncbi [Importance of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Ten questions and answers]
    Curt Diehm
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Karlsbad
    Herz 32:404-9. 2007

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Publications42

  1. pmc Profound influence of different methods for determination of the ankle brachial index on the prevalence estimate of peripheral arterial disease
    Stefan F Lange
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Bochum, Universitatsstr, 150D 44801 Bochum, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:147. 2007
    ..To address this question, we compared five different methods of ABI calculation using Doppler ultrasound in 6,880 consecutive, unselected primary care patients > or = 65 years in the observational get ABI study...
  2. doi Effect of nebivolol vs. hydrochlorothiazide on the walking capacity in hypertensive patients with intermittent claudication
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Karlsbad, Germany
    J Hypertens 29:1448-56. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of the ß(1) selective blocker nebivolol in hypertensive patients with PAD...
  3. ncbi Relationship between lipid parameters and the presence of peripheral arterial disease in elderly patients
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Curr Med Res Opin 20:1873-5. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship between various lipid parameters and the presence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  4. ncbi Does calculation of ankle brachial pressure index need revision?
    C Diehm
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital of the University of Heidelberg, Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, Karlstad, Germany
    Vasa 34:123-6; discussion 127. 2005
    ..A study or a series of studies comparing our proposed method with the current one are needed to test its clinical utility...
  5. ncbi [Self-management of anticoagulation therapy]
    C Diehm
    SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach gGmbH
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:34-6. 2005
    ..A prerequisite for the payment of the costs by health insurances is the participation of the patient in a theoretical and practical educational program, and his/her presumed life-long need for anticoagulation therapy...
  6. ncbi [Movement is the key to healing and prevention]
    Curt Diehm
    Innere Abtlg für Gefässmedizin, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:37. 2005
  7. ncbi [Diabetes, heart surgery and the peripheral arteries]
    C Diehm
    SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Guttmannstr 1, 76307 Karlsbad
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:i63-9. 2006
    ..The theory that diabetes and PAD together is associated with small vessel disease may play a role in the cause of the higher long-term mortality seen in at least two studies (Circulation 2004; suppl II: II/41-II/44)...
  8. ncbi Association of low ankle brachial index with high mortality in primary care
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Guttmannstr 1, D 76307 Karlsbad, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:1743-9. 2006
    ..We aimed to assess the increased risk of death and severe vascular events in elderly individuals with subclinical or manifest peripheral arterial disease (PAD), evidenced by low ankle brachial index (ABI < 0.9) in primary care...
  9. ncbi [Metabolic syndrome and peripheral arterial occlusive disease as indicators for increased cardiovascular risk]
    C Diehm
    Innere Abteilung Abteilung für Gefässmedizin, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:15-20. 2007
    ..However, robust data on the prevalence and prognosis of such patients are missing in the primary care setting...
  10. ncbi [Importance of the ankle-brachial index (ABI) in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Ten questions and answers]
    Curt Diehm
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Karlsbad
    Herz 32:404-9. 2007
    ..Patients with a low ABI, even if yet asymptomatic, should receive intensive preventive measures in the same manner and intensity as patients with coronary heart disease...
  11. ncbi Mortality and vascular morbidity in older adults with asymptomatic versus symptomatic peripheral artery disease
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Guttmannstr 1, D 76307 Karlsbad, Germany
    Circulation 120:2053-61. 2009
    ..Our aim was to assess the mortality and vascular morbidity risk of elderly individuals with asymptomatic versus symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the primary care setting...
  12. doi Prognostic value of a low post-exercise ankle brachial index as assessed by primary care physicians
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Guttmannstr 1, D 76307 Karlsbad, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 214:364-72. 2011
    ..An additional focus was on patients with intermittent claudication and normal resting ABI...
  13. ncbi Epidemiology of peripheral arterial disease
    C Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Germany
    Vasa 33:183-9. 2004
    ..Since most patients are asymptomatic and carry potentially significant morbidity and mortality risks, screening for PAD should be made a routine practice at primary care level...
  14. ncbi [Deep venous thrombosis of the leg. Will it be acute ambulatory therapy in the future?]
    C Diehm
    Innere Abt, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach gGmbH
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:32-4, 36-8. 2002
    ..The duration of treatment is determined by the nature of the thrombosis, with recommendations ranging from 3 to 12 months. A shortened in-hospital treatment with early mobilization is considered to be of benefit to the patient...
  15. ncbi Non-invasive treatment of critical limb ischemia
    Curt Diehm
    Academic Hospital University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Curr Drug Targets Cardiovasc Haematol Disord 4:241-7. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to summarize non-invasive treatment options in patients with CLI and to critically review the results of landmark investigations dealing with conservative therapy for chronic critical limb ischemia...
  16. ncbi [Antiplatelet therapy in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)]
    Curt Diehm
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg, Karlsbad
    Med Klin (Munich) 99:14-20. 2004
    ..The data from the CAPRIE Trial suggest a clinically and statistically significant better risk reduction with clopidogrel than with aspirin in patients with PAD. Aspirin alone should no longer be considered the optimal therapy for PAD...
  17. ncbi High prevalence of peripheral arterial disease and co-morbidity in 6880 primary care patients: cross-sectional study
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Guttmannstr 1, D 76307, Karlsbad, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 172:95-105. 2004
    ..Doppler ultrasound measurement for ABI determinations is a non-invasive, inexpensive, reliable tool in primary care and enables GPs to identify patients at risk of PAD...
  18. ncbi [Risk of vascular occlusion in your patient? With the ankle-arm index general practitioners discover the risk much earlier]
    C Diehm
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach Guttmannstr 1, D 76307 Karlsbad
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:35-8. 2003
  19. ncbi [Kneipp hydrotherapy, sclerotherapy, crossectomy. What really helps in varicose veins and spider veins?]
    C Diehm
    Innere Abt, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach gGmbH, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus, Universitat Heidelberg
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:22-7. 2002
    ..A conservative alternative is rigorously applied compression treatment, which is also the most important concomitant measure to sclerotherapy and surgical operation...
  20. ncbi [Prevention of thrombosis in internal medicine]
    C Diehm
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus, Universitat Heidelberg, Karlsbad
    Internist (Berl) 43:47-52. 2002
  21. ncbi [Conservative management of thrombophlebitis. Cooling, wrapping and mobilizing the patient]
    C Thalhammer
    Innere Abteilung, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach gGmbH, Akadem Lehrkrankenhaus, Universitat Heidelberg
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:28-30. 2002
    ..The leading therapeutic measure is compression. Whenever possible, the patient should be mobilized. Cold dressings, anti-inflammatory medication and, if indicated, a stab incision, help ameliorate pain...
  22. ncbi [Characteristics of diagnosis of peripheral arterial occlusive disease in diabetic patients. This pitfall should be avoided]
    H Lawall
    Abt für Gefässmedizin Diabetologie, Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach gGmbH
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:38-41. 2003
    ..Invasive therapeutic measures (angioplasty, vascular surgery, amputation) must still be preceded by intra-arterial digital subtraction angiography as the method of choice...
  23. ncbi Prevalence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in non-surgical patients at hospital admission
    Holger Lawall
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, Hospital Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Guttmannstrasse 1, 76307 Karlsbad, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 98:765-70. 2007
    ..These data demonstrate the high risk of DVT is in non-surgical patients. Early prophylaxis has to be considered in internal medicine patients especially in the elderly...
  24. doi [Angiology]
    Holger Lawall
    Abteilung Angiologie und Diabetologie, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg, Guttmannstrabe 1, 76307, Karlsbad
    Med Klin (Munich) 103:198-209. 2008
    ..The effect of medical prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism in nonsurgical patients is evident and proven by large studies. New anticoagulants enlarge the therapy of prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism...
  25. doi Long-term outcomes after medical and interventional therapy of critical limb ischemia
    Holger Lawall
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, Hospital Karlsbad Langensteinbach, University of Heidelberg, Karlsbad, Germany
    Eur J Intern Med 20:616-21. 2009
    ....
  26. doi [Cardiovascular prevention at the general practitioner? First results of a study on attitudes, services, success and barriers in practice]
    C Huy
    Mannheimer Institut für Public Health, Sozial und Präventivmedizin, Universitatsmedizin Mannheim, Medizinische Fakultat Mannheim, Universitat Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 137:17-22. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to analyze the provision of these services and to identify associated factors...
  27. ncbi Vasodilating effects of celiprolol in patients with peripheral obliterative arterial disease
    C Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg, FRG
    J Int Med Res 16:34A-38A. 1988
    ..Celiprolol did not adversely affect peripheral blood flow or clinical symptoms. This new beta-blocker, therefore, should not be contra-indicated in patients with peripheral vascular disease, in the form of intermittent claudication...
  28. doi [Diabetic foot syndrome from the perspective of angiology and diabetology]
    H Lawall
    Angiologie Diabetologie, SRH Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg, Karlsbad, Deutschland
    Orthopade 38:1149-59. 2009
    ..Useful preventive measures are blood glucose control training of diabetics, regular foot care and the provision of appropriate footwear...
  29. ncbi Images in vascular medicine. Pseudoxanthoma elasticum: under-recognized cause of early onset peripheral arterial disease?
    Frank Schroder
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Teaching Hospital of the Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg, D 76307 Karlsbad, Germany
    Vasc Med 11:266-7. 2006
  30. ncbi Evaluation of Tielle hydropolymer dressings in the management of chronic exuding wounds in primary care
    Curt Diehm
    Department of Internal Medicine Vascular Medicine, Hospital Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Affiliated Teaching Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Karlsbad, Germany
    Int Wound J 2:26-35. 2005
    ..Tielle provides an effective and safe dressing in the management of chronic exuding wounds in primary care improving patient's comfort. Due to longer wearing times, Tielle may also be cost saving...
  31. ncbi Subclinical atherosclerosis of lower limb arteries: a strong predictor for cardiovascular mortality
    Nicolas Diehm
    Eur Heart J 27:2495-6. 2006
  32. ncbi Excess 1-year cardiovascular risk in elderly primary care patients with a low ankle-brachial index (ABI) and high homocysteine level
    Stefan Lange
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Bochum, Universitatsstr 150, D 44801 Bochum, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 178:351-7. 2005
    ..6 [2.1, 20.9]. Patients with a low ABI have a substantially increased risk of (short-term) all-cause mortality. The combination of a low ABI and high HC level is particularly useful for identifying patients at excess risk...
  33. ncbi Rheopheresis in patients with critical limb ischemia--results of an open label prospective pilot trial
    Reinhard Klingel
    Apheresis Research Institute, Cologne, Germany
    Ther Apher Dial 9:473-81. 2005
    ..As an adjunct therapeutic option, Rheopheresis may preserve a functional lower extremity, delay amputation or reduce the extent of amputation...
  34. ncbi High prevalence of peripheral arterial disease but low antiplatelet treatment rates in elderly primary care patients with diabetes
    Stefan Lange
    Diabetes Care 26:3357-8. 2003
  35. ncbi [Arterial occlusive disease as marker illness--interview with Prof. Dr. Curt Diehm. Discover the "silent majority"!]
    Curt Diehm
    Klinikum Karlsbad Langensteinbach, Akad Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:7. 2004
  36. ncbi Mobilization versus immobilization in the treatment of acute proximal deep venous thrombosis: a prospective, randomized, open, multicentre trial
    Michael Junger
    Clinic and Policlinic for Dermatology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:593-602. 2006
    ..This study was performed in order to compare outcome of mobilization against 5 days of strict bed rest in patients with acute proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT)...
  37. ncbi Reproducibility and reliability of the ankle-brachial index as assessed by vascular experts, family physicians and nurses
    Tim Holland-Letz
    Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Vasc Med 12:105-12. 2007
    ..Additional studies will be required to confirm our observations in patients with PAD of various severities...
  38. ncbi A call for uniform reporting standards in studies assessing endovascular treatment for chronic ischaemia of lower limb arteries
    Nicolas Diehm
    Department of Clinical and Interventional Angiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, Inselspital, University of Bern, Freiburgstrasse, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 28:798-805. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi A modified calculation of ankle-brachial pressure index is far more sensitive in the detection of peripheral arterial disease
    Frank Schroder
    Department of Internal Vascular Medicine, Klinikum Karlsbad, Langensteinbach, Germany
    J Vasc Surg 44:531-6. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that considering the lower of the two ankle arterial SBPs of a side as the numerator and the higher of the brachial SBPs as the denominator would increase its diagnostic yield...
  40. ncbi Treating intermittent claudication with Tibetan medicine Padma 28: does it work?
    Jörg Melzer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Complementary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Atherosclerosis 189:39-46. 2006
    ..e. walking distance), probably of the same order of magnitude as other employed medications. However, larger confirmatory RCTs are desirable...
  41. ncbi [Therapeutic angiogenesis awakens hope. New blood vessels for arterial occlusive disease patients? (interview by Dr. Judith Neumaier)]
    Curt Diehm
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:14. 2002
  42. ncbi Therapeutic angiogenesis with intramuscular NV1FGF improves amputation-free survival in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Sigrid Nikol
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Universitatsklinikum, Munster, Germany
    Mol Ther 16:972-8. 2008
    ..In patients with CLI, plasmid-based NV1FGF gene transfer was well tolerated, and resulted in a significantly reduced risk of major amputation when compared with placebo...