Wolfgang Weidenhammer

Summary

Affiliation: Klinikum rechts der Isar
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint EU FP7 project 'CAMbrella' to build European research network for complementary and alternative medicine
    Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Competence Centre for Complementary Medicine and Naturopathy KoKoNat, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 18:69-76. 2011
  2. doi request reprint [Quality profile of a rehabilitation clinic for natural healing methods--Part 2: Patient and outcome profile]
    Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Med Klinik und Poliklinik, TU Munchen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 14:335-45. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for chronic low back pain in routine care: a multicenter observational study
    Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Center for Complementary Medicine Research, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Clin J Pain 23:128-35. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint [Acupuncture for chronic pain patients. Treatment outcomes--the role of the acupuncturist]
    W Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, TU Munchen
    Schmerz 20:418, 420-2, 424-32. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [Structure, realization and data synopsis of an observational study as part of the patient care evaluation programme on acupuncture (PEP-AC) drafted by German statutory insurance institutions]
    W Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Med Klinik und Poliklinik, TU Munchen
    Gesundheitswesen 67:264-73. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcomes in patients with migraine: an ex-post-facto comparison of two in-patient facilities
    W Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Med Klinik und Poliklinik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstrasse 9, D 80801 Munich, Germany
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 11:30-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for chronic headaches--an epidemiological study
    Dieter Melchart
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Headache 46:632-41. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of patient expectations on outcomes in four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain
    Klaus Linde
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Pain 128:264-71. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlations of headache diary parameters, quality of life and disability scales
    Andrea Hoppe
    Center for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Headache 49:868-78. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial vs. observational study of acupuncture for migraine found that patient characteristics differed but outcomes were similar
    Klaus Linde
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:280-7. 2007

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint EU FP7 project 'CAMbrella' to build European research network for complementary and alternative medicine
    Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Competence Centre for Complementary Medicine and Naturopathy KoKoNat, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 18:69-76. 2011
    ..The therapies, legal status, regulations and approaches used vary from country to country but there is widespread use by EU citizens. A coordination project funded by the EU has been launched to improve the knowledge about CAM in Europe...
  2. doi request reprint [Quality profile of a rehabilitation clinic for natural healing methods--Part 2: Patient and outcome profile]
    Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Med Klinik und Poliklinik, TU Munchen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementmed 14:335-45. 2007
    ..To present a patient care evaluation program exemplified by a rehabilitation clinic for complementary and alternative medicine(CAM) with emphasis on the description of patients and the outcome quality of the facility...
  3. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for chronic low back pain in routine care: a multicenter observational study
    Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Center for Complementary Medicine Research, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Clin J Pain 23:128-35. 2007
    ..To investigate patient characteristics and outcomes after undergoing acupuncture treatment for chronic low back pain (cLBP) in Germany and to analyze chronification, pain grading, and depression as predictors for treatment outcomes...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Acupuncture for chronic pain patients. Treatment outcomes--the role of the acupuncturist]
    W Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, TU Munchen
    Schmerz 20:418, 420-2, 424-32. 2006
    ..These longer term effects were more pronounced for physicians offering additional complementary methods in their practice. Improvement after acupuncture and patient satisfaction were positively correlated...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Structure, realization and data synopsis of an observational study as part of the patient care evaluation programme on acupuncture (PEP-AC) drafted by German statutory insurance institutions]
    W Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Med Klinik und Poliklinik, TU Munchen
    Gesundheitswesen 67:264-73. 2005
    ..The results indicated that we cannot claim global representativeness for the sample-based findings, but there is no reason to assume a "positive" selection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment outcomes in patients with migraine: an ex-post-facto comparison of two in-patient facilities
    W Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Med Klinik und Poliklinik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstrasse 9, D 80801 Munich, Germany
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 11:30-5. 2004
    ..Available data were subordinately analysed in order to compare both studies...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for chronic headaches--an epidemiological study
    Dieter Melchart
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Headache 46:632-41. 2006
    ..Furthermore, we investigated correlations between different outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of patient expectations on outcomes in four randomized controlled trials of acupuncture in patients with chronic pain
    Klaus Linde
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Pain 128:264-71. 2007
    ..03 (1.26-3.26) and 2.35 (1.68-3.30), respectively. Results from the 6-month follow-up were similar. In conclusion, in our trials a significant association was shown between better improvement and higher outcome expectations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlations of headache diary parameters, quality of life and disability scales
    Andrea Hoppe
    Center for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Headache 49:868-78. 2009
    ..We aimed to investigate (1) to which extent headache diary variables correlate among each other; (2) to which extent they correlate with generic measures of quality of life and disability; (3) and whether correlations vary over time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial vs. observational study of acupuncture for migraine found that patient characteristics differed but outcomes were similar
    Klaus Linde
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:280-7. 2007
    ..To compare patient characteristics and outcomes between a randomized controlled trial (RCT) and an observational study (OS) of acupuncture treatment in patients with migraine...
  11. pmc Profiling quality of care for patients with chronic headache in three different German hospitals - a case study
    Dieter Melchart
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University, Munich, Kaiserstr, 9, 80801 München, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:13. 2008
    ..Objective is to describe and to compare outcome quality of care offered by three hospitals providing in-patient rehabilitative treatment exemplified for patients with chronic headache...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and tolerability of acupuncture compared with metoprolol in migraine prophylaxis
    Andrea Streng
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Headache 46:1492-502. 2006
    ..In a randomized controlled multicenter trial extending over 24 weeks, we investigated whether acupuncture is as effective and safe as metoprolol in the prophylactic treatment of migraine under conditions similar to routine care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with chronic headaches in a hospital for traditional Chinese medicine in Germany. A randomised, waiting list controlled trial
    Dieter Melchart
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 12:71-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of a clinical treatment program with traditional Chinese medicine for migraine and tension-type headache...
  14. pmc Acupuncture in patients with tension-type headache: randomised controlled trial
    Dieter Melchart
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    BMJ 331:376-82. 2005
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of acupuncture compared with minimal acupuncture and with no acupuncture in patients with tension-type headache...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for chronic pain within the research program of 10 German Health Insurance Funds--basic results from an observational study
    W Weidenhammer
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University Munich, Kaiserstr 9, 80801 München, Germany
    Complement Ther Med 15:238-46. 2007
    ..To investigate which patients receive acupuncture in the framework of statutory health insurance in Germany, how treatment was carried out, and what results were achieved...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Program for evaluation of patient care with acupuncture--the scientific comparison of models and results]
    Dieter Melchart
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Technische Universitat Munchen
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 98:471-3. 2004
  17. doi request reprint Does a specific dental amalgam syndrome exist? A comparative study
    Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Internal Medicine II, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Acta Odontol Scand 67:233-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this article was to investigate whether there is evidence for a specific syndrome of health problems attributed to dental amalgam...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for patients with migraine: a randomized controlled trial
    Klaus Linde
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    JAMA 293:2118-25. 2005
    ..Acupuncture is widely used to prevent migraine attacks, but the available evidence of its benefit is scarce...
  19. doi request reprint Patients of an interdisciplinary cancer treatment center: use of, knowledge about, and demand for CAM treatment options
    Axel Eustachi
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Integr Cancer Ther 8:56-62. 2009
    ..Objective: to assess the use of, knowledge about, and the demand for information concerning complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in cancer patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint "Quality profiling" for complementary medicine: the example of a hospital for traditional Chinese medicine
    Dieter Melchart
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    J Altern Complement Med 9:193-206. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Prospective investigation of adverse effects of acupuncture in 97 733 patients
    Dieter Melchart
    Munich, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Intern Med 164:104-5. 2004
  22. ncbi request reprint [Chronic fatigue in complementary rehabilitative medicine--predictors of the outcomes]
    W Weidenhammer
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, TU Munchen, Kaiserstrasse 9, 80801 Munich
    Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 45:299-308. 2006
    ..The results underline the importance of motivation aspects for treatment outcome indicating that individual expectations and attitudes should be considered in a more distinct way when allocating patients to rehabilitative programmes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture versus placebo versus sumatriptan for early treatment of migraine attacks: a randomized controlled trial
    D Melchart
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Center for Complementary Medicine Research, Technical University, Kaiserstrasse 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    J Intern Med 253:181-8. 2003
    ..To investigate whether acupuncture is superior to placebo and equivalent to sumatriptan for the early treatment of an acute migraine attack...
  24. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for osteoarthritic pain: an observational study in routine care
    K Linde
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Kaiserstrasse 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:222-7. 2006
    ..To investigate characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing acupuncture treatment for osteoarthritic pain under conditions of routine care in the framework of statutory health insurance in Germany...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Quality management and research. A pragmatic concept for evaluation and optimization of complementary medicine within the framework of hospital and practitioner relations]
    D Melchart
    Dept Innere Medizin, Abt Naturheilkunde, Universitatsspital Zurich
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 94:751-7. 2000
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  26. doi request reprint Predictors of treatment outcomes after removal of amalgam fillings: associations between subjective symptoms, psychometric variables and mercury levels
    Wolfgang Weidenhammer
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Internal Medicine II, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:180-9. 2010
    ..This analysis aimed to study predictors of different treatment outcomes and associations between subjective symptoms, psychometric variables and mercury levels in patients who subjectively attributed their health problems to dental amalgam...
  27. ncbi request reprint Polysaccharides isolated from Echinacea purpurea herba cell cultures to counteract undesired effects of chemotherapy--a pilot study
    Dieter Melchart
    Centre for Complementary Medicine Research, Department of Internal Medicine II, Technische Universitat, Kaiserstrasse 9, 80801 Munich, Germany
    Phytother Res 16:138-42. 2002
    ..The results of this pilot study suggest that EPS-EPO VIIa might be effective in reducing chemotherapy-induced leukopenia. The efficacy and safety should be investigated in further studies...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Quality of outcome in treating patients with chronic headache within a hospital specialized for migraine. A cohort study with one-year follow-up]
    D Melchart
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 8:219-27. 2001
    ..To describe characteristics of in-patients with chronic headache syndromes being treated with complementary methods, short-term effects at time of discharge as well as long-term effects covering a catamnesis of 1 year...
  29. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture Randomized Trials (ART) in patients with migraine or tension-type headache--design and protocols
    D Melchart
    Zentrum fur naturheilkundliche Forschung, II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, TU Munchen, Germany
    Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd 10:179-84. 2003
    ....