Dirk Sander

Summary

Affiliation: Klinikum rechts der Isar
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between circadian blood pressure patterns and progression of early carotid atherosclerosis: A 3-year follow-up study
    D Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Circulation 102:1536-41. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Enhanced progression of early carotid atherosclerosis is related to Chlamydia pneumoniae (Taiwan acute respiratory) seropositivity
    D Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Circulation 103:1390-5. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of pathological sympathetic activation after acute thromboembolic stroke
    D Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Neurology 57:833-8. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of hemoglobin A1c and C-reactive protein on the progression of subclinical carotid atherosclerosis: the INVADE study
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Stroke 37:351-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Reduced progression of early carotid atherosclerosis after antibiotic treatment and Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Circulation 106:2428-33. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Progression of early carotid atherosclerosis is only temporarily reduced after antibiotic treatment of Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Mohlstrasse 28, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    Circulation 109:1010-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is independently associated with early carotid artery progression in women but not in men: the INVADE Study
    Kerstin Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Mohlstrasse 28, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    Stroke 38:2881-6. 2007
  8. pmc Depressive symptoms and the risk of ischemic stroke in the elderly--influence of age and sex
    Christian L Seifert
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e50803. 2012
  9. pmc Prognostic value of the ABCD2 score beyond short-term follow-up after transient ischemic attack (TIA)--a cohort study
    Katrin Holzer
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat, Munich, Germany
    BMC Neurol 10:50. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of early serial C-reactive protein measurements after first ischemic stroke
    Kerstin Winbeck
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Stroke 33:2459-64. 2002

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Relationship between circadian blood pressure patterns and progression of early carotid atherosclerosis: A 3-year follow-up study
    D Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Circulation 102:1536-41. 2000
    ..Arterial hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular damage. The results of several studies suggest that target organ damage is greater in hypertensive persons with high blood pressure variability...
  2. ncbi request reprint Enhanced progression of early carotid atherosclerosis is related to Chlamydia pneumoniae (Taiwan acute respiratory) seropositivity
    D Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Circulation 103:1390-5. 2001
    ..However, the relationship between Cp seropositivity and the progression of early carotid atherosclerosis is not unequivocally clarified...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of pathological sympathetic activation after acute thromboembolic stroke
    D Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Neurology 57:833-8. 2001
    ..To evaluate the prognostic impact of early pathologic sympathetic activation after stroke...
  4. ncbi request reprint Combined effects of hemoglobin A1c and C-reactive protein on the progression of subclinical carotid atherosclerosis: the INVADE study
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Stroke 37:351-7. 2006
    ..We investigated the joint effects of both parameters on early carotid atherosclerosis progression and major vascular events in diabetic and nondiabetic subjects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Reduced progression of early carotid atherosclerosis after antibiotic treatment and Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Circulation 106:2428-33. 2002
    ..Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cp) infection has been associated with atherosclerosis, and a beneficial effect of antibiotic therapy on future cardiovascular events was described...
  6. ncbi request reprint Progression of early carotid atherosclerosis is only temporarily reduced after antibiotic treatment of Chlamydia pneumoniae seropositivity
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Mohlstrasse 28, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    Circulation 109:1010-5. 2004
    ..Chlamydia pneumoniae (Cp) infection has been associated with atherosclerosis and cardiovascular events. There are controversial results regarding the beneficial effects of antibiotic therapy on future cardiovascular end points...
  7. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is independently associated with early carotid artery progression in women but not in men: the INVADE Study
    Kerstin Sander
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Mohlstrasse 28, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    Stroke 38:2881-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, we investigated the effect of hsCRP on early carotid atherosclerosis progression and major vascular risk factors in men and women...
  8. pmc Depressive symptoms and the risk of ischemic stroke in the elderly--influence of age and sex
    Christian L Seifert
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e50803. 2012
    ..24, 95% CI 1.21-8.69, P = 0.020). This study corroborates that depressive symptoms pose an important risk for ischemic stroke, which is particularly remarkable in women and patients younger than 65 years...
  9. pmc Prognostic value of the ABCD2 score beyond short-term follow-up after transient ischemic attack (TIA)--a cohort study
    Katrin Holzer
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat, Munich, Germany
    BMC Neurol 10:50. 2010
    ..Recently the ABCD2 score was validated for evaluating short-term stroke risk after TIA. We assessed the value of this score to predict the vascular outcome after TIA during medium- to long-term follow-up...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of early serial C-reactive protein measurements after first ischemic stroke
    Kerstin Winbeck
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Stroke 33:2459-64. 2002
    ..Recent studies described an association between elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and outcome after ischemic stroke. We investigated the impact of early serial CRP measurements in hyperacute ischemic stroke on long-term outcome...
  11. pmc Lack of association between right-to-left shunt and cerebral ischemia after adjustment for gender and age
    Holger Poppert
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Ismaningerstr 22, 81675 Muenchen, Germany
    J Negat Results Biomed 7:7. 2008
    ..However, the role of PFO in the pathogenesis of cerebral ischemia has remained controversial and most studies did not analyze patient subgroups stratified for gender, age and origin of stroke...
  12. ncbi request reprint Elevated C-reactive protein is associated with an increased intima to media thickness of the common carotid artery
    Kerstin Winbeck
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:57-63. 2002
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  13. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease is associated with incident cognitive impairment in the elderly: the INVADE study
    Thorleif Etgen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:3144-50. 2009
    ..Limited data exist regarding the relationship between decreased renal function and cognitive impairment...
  14. doi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness progression to predict cardiovascular events in the general population (the PROG-IMT collaborative project): a meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Matthias W Lorenz
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, J W Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Lancet 379:2053-62. 2012
    ..An association between changes in cIMT and cardiovascular risk is frequently assumed but has rarely been reported. Our aim was to test this association...
  15. pmc Transcranial Doppler ultrasonography predicts cardiovascular events after TIA
    Katrin Holzer
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Imaging 9:13. 2009
    ..Transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients are at high vascular risk. We assessed the value of extracranial (ECD) and transcranial (TCD) Doppler and duplex ultrasonography to predict clinical outcome after TIA...
  16. pmc Neuropsychological sequelae of carotid angioplasty with stent placement: correlation with ischemic lesions in diffusion weighted imaging
    Laura Tiemann
    Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
    PLoS ONE 4:e7001. 2009
    ..The present investigation evaluated the effect of CAS in patients with high-grade stenosis and assessed the predictive value of ischemic lesion number for postinterventional cognitive deterioration...
  17. ncbi request reprint Detection of acute brainstem infarction by using DWI/MRI
    Thorleif Etgen
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur Neurol 52:145-50. 2004
    ..The use of DWI allows a definite diagnosis of BI, even if raters have limited experience...
  18. pmc Individual progression of carotid intima media thickness as a surrogate for vascular risk (PROG-IMT): Rationale and design of a meta-analysis project
    Matthias W Lorenz
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Am Heart J 159:730-736.e2. 2010
    ..Recruitment strategies, inclusion criteria, and estimates of the expected numbers of eligible studies are presented along with a detailed analysis plan...
  19. ncbi request reprint Embolic signals in unselected stroke patients: prevalence and diagnostic benefit
    Holger Poppert
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich University of Technology, Moehlstr 28, 81675 Muenchen, Germany
    Stroke 37:2039-43. 2006
    ..We aimed to evaluate the feasibility and the value of the method for clinical use...
  20. doi request reprint Vascular risk prediction in ischemic stroke patients undergoing in-patient rehabilitation - insights from the investigation of patients with ischemic stroke in neurologic rehabilitation (INSIGHT) registry
    Christian Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Int J Stroke 8:503-9. 2013
    ..Quantification of risk in this setting may help to tailor therapy, increase physician awareness and patient compliance and thus to reduce recurrent vascular events...
  21. pmc Microalbuminuria indicates long-term vascular risk in patients after acute stroke undergoing in-patient rehabilitation
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Benedictus Krankenhaus Tutzing and Feldafing, Abteilung fur Neurologie, Dr, Appelhans Weg 6, Feldafing, 82360, Germany
    BMC Neurol 12:102. 2012
    ..We therefore aimed to examine MAU as an indicator of risk and predictor of vascular events in a prospective study...
  22. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency, cognitive impairment and dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Thorleif Etgen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 33:297-305. 2012
    ..Recent preventive strategies for patients with cognitive impairment include the identification of modifiable somatic risk factors like vitamin D deficiency...
  23. pmc Reduction of Long-Term Care Dependence After an 8-Year Primary Care Prevention Program for Stroke and Dementia: The INVADE Trial
    Horst Bickel
    Department of Psychiatry, Technische Universitat Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany H B, M B, H F From the Department of Psychiatry, Technische Universitat Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany H B, M B, H F
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e000786. 2012
    ..Stroke and dementia are the major causes for long-term care (LTC) dependence in old age. This intervention trial compared a multidomain prevention program for stroke and dementia with usual medical care in reducing the need for LTC...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hemiballism with insular infarction as first manifestation of Takayasu's arteritis in association with chronic hepatitis B
    Thorleif Etgen
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Mohlstrasse 28, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    J Neurol 250:226-9. 2003
    ..Cell-mediated autoimmunity leading to vascular injury has been suspected in its pathogenesis although the antigen inducing the process remains unknown...
  25. doi request reprint Bilateral superior altitudinal hemianopia: missing the goal, but hitting the stroke cause
    Thorleif Etgen
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum Traunstein, Germany
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:165-6. 2010
    ..This symptom was first overlooked and a delusion was suspected. A thorough clinical examination is essential to avoid any misdiagnosis or to overlook correct treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Differences in number, size and location of intracranial microembolic lesions after surgical versus endovascular treatment without protection device of carotid artery stenosis
    Holger Poppert
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Moehlstr 28, 81675 Muenchen, Germany
    J Neurol 251:1198-203. 2004
    ..We compared the occurrence of intraprocedural microembolic signals and ischemic lesions between carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and carotid angioplasty with stent placement (CAS) without a protection device...
  27. ncbi request reprint Elevated inflammatory laboratory parameters in spontaneous cervical artery dissection as compared to traumatic dissection: a retrospective case-control study
    Katrin Forster
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Mohlstrasse 28, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    J Neurol 253:741-5. 2006
    ..The cause and mechanism of the inflammatory process remain unknown...
  28. ncbi request reprint Transient ischemic attack and stroke can be differentiated by analyzing early diffusion-weighted imaging signal intensity changes
    Kerstin Winbeck
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Möhlstr 28, 81675 Munich, Germany
    Stroke 35:1095-9. 2004
    ..We investigated the predictive value of DWI signal intensity changes to distinguish between TIA and stroke...
  29. doi request reprint Physical activity and incident cognitive impairment in elderly persons: the INVADE study
    Thorleif Etgen
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 170:186-93. 2010
    ..Data regarding the relationship between physical activity and cognitive impairment are limited and controversial. We examined whether physical activity is associated with incident cognitive impairment during follow-up...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponins and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in acute ischemic stroke do not relate to clinical prognosis
    Thorleif Etgen
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Stroke 36:270-5. 2005
    ..We measured cardiac troponin T (cTnT), cardiac troponin I (cTnI), and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) at admission in acute ischemic stroke patients without evident myocardial damage...
  31. ncbi request reprint New insights into transient global amnesia: recent imaging and clinical findings
    Kerstin Sander
    Department of Neurology of the Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Lancet Neurol 4:437-44. 2005
    ..Although we still do not have all the answers, the use of new imaging modalities, neuropsychological findings, and epidemiological data may in future help to unravel the origin of TGA...
  32. ncbi request reprint Microembolic signals detected by transcranial Doppler sonography during carotid endarterectomy and correlation with serial diffusion-weighted imaging
    Oliver Wolf
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Technical University of Munich, Rechts der Isar Medical Center, Ismaninger Strasse 22, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    Stroke 35:e373-5. 2004
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  33. doi request reprint Challenges to the management of high-risk stroke patients with multiple-site occlusive vascular disease
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Benedictus Hospital, Tutzing, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 31:315-21. 2011
    ..Optimised Stroke Care for Re-Admission Reduction in Europe (OSCARE) is an initiative that has been set up to address some of these shortcomings...
  34. ncbi request reprint Adaptive noninvasive assessment of intracranial pressure and cerebral autoregulation
    Bernhard Schmidt
    Department of Neurology, Medical Centre Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
    Stroke 34:84-9. 2003
    ..This modification was intended to improve the quality of nICP estimation and noninvasive assessment of pressure reactivity of the cerebrovascular system...
  35. doi request reprint Reducing the risk of stroke in type 2 diabetes: pathophysiological and therapeutic perspectives
    Dirk Sander
    Department of Neurology, Medical Park Hospital, Thanngasse 15, 83483 Bischofswiesen, Germany
    J Neurol 256:1603-19. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Admission facility is associated with outcome of basilar artery occlusion
    Robert Muller
    Department of Neurology, Klinikum Harlaching, Städtisches Klinikum München GmbH, Munich, Germany
    Stroke 38:1380-3. 2007
    ..We investigated whether initial admission to telemedically linked general hospitals with subsequent stroke-center transfer is related to poorer outcome than direct admission to stroke centers...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bilateral thalamic gray matter changes in patients with restless legs syndrome
    Thorleif Etgen
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Munich TU, Germany
    Neuroimage 24:1242-7. 2005
    ..These changes in thalamic structures are either involved in the pathogenesis of RLS or may reflect a consequence of chronic increase in afferent input of behaviorally relevant information...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hyperresponsiveness of platelets in ischemic stroke
    Suzanne Fateh-Moghadam
    Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Kardiologie, Universitätsmedizin Charité Campus Virchow, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Augustenburgerplatz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 97:974-8. 2007
    ..4, [3.0-5.2] versus 2.9, [2.3-4.0], p = 0.048). In conclusion, platelets are hyperactive in acute stroke compared with TIA. A more intensified dual antiplatelet therapy may be of benefit for stroke patients...
  39. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of C-reactive protein measurement for assessing the risk and prognosis in ischemic stroke: a statement for health care professionals from the CRP Pooling Project members
    Mario Di Napoli
    San Camillo de Lellis General Hospital, Rieti, Italy
    Stroke 36:1316-29. 2005
    ..The aim of this review is to summarize the evidence for CRP as an independent predictor of cerebrovascular events in at-risk individuals and ischemic stroke patients and to consider its usefulness in evaluating prognosis after stroke...
  40. doi request reprint Kidney function and progression of carotid intima-media thickness in a community study
    Angela M Desbien
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:584-93. 2008
    ..Limited data exist regarding the relationship between decreased kidney function, carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) progression, and vascular events...
  41. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammatory response depends on initial stroke severity but is attenuated by successful thrombolysis
    Kerstin Sander
    Stroke 36:232; author reply 232. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Development and implementation of evidence-based indicators for measuring quality of acute stroke care: the Quality Indicator Board of the German Stroke Registers Study Group (ADSR)
    Peter U Heuschmann
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Domagkstr 3, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Stroke 37:2573-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, a standardized process was initiated recently to develop and implement evidence-based indicators for the measurement of quality of acute hospital stroke care...