Ina Koetter

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Does glucocorticosteroid-resistant large-vessel vasculitis (giant cell arteritis and Takayasu arteritis) exist and how can remission be achieved? A critical review of the literature
    Ina Kotter
    University Hospital Tubingen, Department Internal Medicine II, Otfried Mueller Str 10, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:S114-29. 2012
  2. doi [Extraocular manifestations of Behcet's disease]
    I Kotter
    Medizinische Universitätsklinik Abt II und Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Klinische Immunologie, Rheumatologie und Autoimmunerkrankungen, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076, Tubingen, Deutschland
    Ophthalmologe 109:548-57. 2012
  3. doi Optimization of autologous stem cell transplantation for systemic sclerosis -- a single-center longterm experience in 26 patients with severe organ manifestations
    Joerg C Henes
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Clinical Immunology, Rheumatology and Auto inflammatory Diseases and Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Rheumatol 39:269-75. 2012
  4. pmc Safety and clinical outcomes of rituximab therapy in patients with different autoimmune diseases: experience from a national registry (GRAID)
    Hans Peter Tony
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Klinikstr 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R75. 2011
  5. ncbi Cytokines, cytokine antagonists and soluble adhesion molecules in patients with ocular Behçet's disease treated with human recombinant interferon-alpha2a. Results of an open study and review of the literature
    I Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II Haematology, Oncology, Immunology and Rheumatology, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:S20-6. 2005
  6. ncbi Autologous stem cell transplantation of treatment-resistant systemic vasculitis--a single center experience and review of the literature
    I Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II Oncology, Hematology, Immunology, Rheumatology, Pulmology, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Nephrol 64:485-9. 2005
  7. ncbi MAGIC or not MAGIC--does the MAGIC (mouth and genital ulcers with inflamed cartilage) syndrome really exist? A case report and review of the literature
    I Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:S108-12. 2006
  8. ncbi [COX-2 inhibitors and cardiovascular events]
    I Kotter
    Abt Innere Medizin II Hämatologie, Onkologie, Immunologie, Rheumatologie, Pulmologie, Medizinische Universitatsklinik, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076 Tubingen
    Z Rheumatol 66:243-4, 246. 2007
  9. ncbi Anakinra in patients with treatment-resistant adult-onset Still's disease: four case reports with serial cytokine measurements and a review of the literature
    Ina Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II, Tubingen, Germany
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:189-97. 2007
  10. ncbi Is there a predisposition for the development of autoimmune diseases in patients with fibromyalgia? Retrospective analysis with long term follow-up
    Ina Kotter
    Department of Internal Medicine II Haematology, Oncology, Immunology and Rheumatology, University Hospital, Otfried Mueller Str 10, Tubingen, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 27:1031-9. 2007

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Publications58

  1. ncbi Does glucocorticosteroid-resistant large-vessel vasculitis (giant cell arteritis and Takayasu arteritis) exist and how can remission be achieved? A critical review of the literature
    Ina Kotter
    University Hospital Tubingen, Department Internal Medicine II, Otfried Mueller Str 10, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 30:S114-29. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the data on treatment options in these situations...
  2. doi [Extraocular manifestations of Behcet's disease]
    I Kotter
    Medizinische Universitätsklinik Abt II und Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Klinische Immunologie, Rheumatologie und Autoimmunerkrankungen, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076, Tubingen, Deutschland
    Ophthalmologe 109:548-57. 2012
    ..In cases with more severe manifestations, such as central nervous system (CNS) involvement cyclophosphamide or TNF antagonists and in selected cases also interferon alpha can be considered...
  3. doi Optimization of autologous stem cell transplantation for systemic sclerosis -- a single-center longterm experience in 26 patients with severe organ manifestations
    Joerg C Henes
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Clinical Immunology, Rheumatology and Auto inflammatory Diseases and Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Rheumatol 39:269-75. 2012
    ..This aggressive approach and the disease itself are associated with a high mortality. We report our experiences in 26 consecutive patients...
  4. pmc Safety and clinical outcomes of rituximab therapy in patients with different autoimmune diseases: experience from a national registry (GRAID)
    Hans Peter Tony
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Klinikstr 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R75. 2011
    ....
  5. ncbi Cytokines, cytokine antagonists and soluble adhesion molecules in patients with ocular Behçet's disease treated with human recombinant interferon-alpha2a. Results of an open study and review of the literature
    I Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II Haematology, Oncology, Immunology and Rheumatology, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 23:S20-6. 2005
    ..To elucidate the influence that interferon-alpha exerts on the cytokine network in active ocular Behçet's disease (BD)...
  6. ncbi Autologous stem cell transplantation of treatment-resistant systemic vasculitis--a single center experience and review of the literature
    I Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II Oncology, Hematology, Immunology, Rheumatology, Pulmology, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Nephrol 64:485-9. 2005
    ..We intended to analyze the effects of autoPBSCT in patients with treatment-resistant systemic vasculitis by analyzing the outcome of 4 patients from our own hospital, and comparing them to cases reported in the literature...
  7. ncbi MAGIC or not MAGIC--does the MAGIC (mouth and genital ulcers with inflamed cartilage) syndrome really exist? A case report and review of the literature
    I Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:S108-12. 2006
    ..We report on an additional case of this syndrome and critically review the literature...
  8. ncbi [COX-2 inhibitors and cardiovascular events]
    I Kotter
    Abt Innere Medizin II Hämatologie, Onkologie, Immunologie, Rheumatologie, Pulmologie, Medizinische Universitatsklinik, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076 Tubingen
    Z Rheumatol 66:243-4, 246. 2007
  9. ncbi Anakinra in patients with treatment-resistant adult-onset Still's disease: four case reports with serial cytokine measurements and a review of the literature
    Ina Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II, Tubingen, Germany
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 37:189-97. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Is there a predisposition for the development of autoimmune diseases in patients with fibromyalgia? Retrospective analysis with long term follow-up
    Ina Kotter
    Department of Internal Medicine II Haematology, Oncology, Immunology and Rheumatology, University Hospital, Otfried Mueller Str 10, Tubingen, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 27:1031-9. 2007
    ..005%). The risk of CTD is not increased in FM. The detection of ANA does not predict the development of CTD. However, in individual cases, FM may be an early sign of an autoimmune disease...
  11. ncbi [Mycophenolate mofetil for induction of remission in Wegener's granulomatosis]
    I Kotter
    Abteilung Innere Medizin II Hämatologie, Onkologie, Immunologie, Rheumatologie, Pulmologie, Medizinische Universitätsklinik Tübingen, Otfried Muller Strasse 10, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 66:441-3. 2007
  12. ncbi [Current value of stem-cell transplantation in autoimmune diseases]
    I Kotter
    Abteilung Innere Medizin II, Medizinische Universitätsklinik Tübingen, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076, Tubingen, Deutschland
    Z Rheumatol 67:716-22. 2008
    ....
  13. doi [IL-1 antagonists]
    I Kotter
    Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Rheumatologie, Klinische Immunologie und Autoimmunerkrankungen INDIRA und Medizinische Universitätsklinik Abt II, Universistätsklinikum Tübingen, 72076 Tubingen, Deutschland
    Z Rheumatol 69:581-93. 2010
    ..There are no prospective data for the treatment of patients with RA who did not respond to or tolerate TNF antagonists; in a retrospective analysis, only 8% of anti-TNF pretreated patients achieved an ACR 20 response...
  14. doi [EULAR recommendations for the management of Behçet's disease. Report of a task force of the European Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutics (ESCISIT)]
    I Kotter
    Bereich Rheumatologie, Medizinische Universitätsklinik Abt II, Hämatologie, Onkologie, Immunologie, Rheumatologie, Pulmologie, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076 Tubingen
    Z Rheumatol 68:157-61. 2009
    ..The current article briefly summarises the results in German and comments on them...
  15. doi [Periodic fever syndrome/autoinflammatory syndrome]
    I Kotter
    Abteilung II Onkologie, Hämatologie, Immunologie, Rheumatologie, Pulmologie, Medizinische Universitätsklinik Tübingen, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076 Tubingen
    Z Rheumatol 68:137-48; quiz 149. 2009
    ..PFAPA syndrome, the Schnitzler syndrome, Still's disease of adult and pediatric onset, Behçet's disaese and Crohn's disease also are mentioned as additional possible autoinflammatory syndromes...
  16. ncbi CNS involvement occurs more frequently in patients with Behçet's disease under cyclosporin A (CSA) than under other medications--results of a retrospective analysis of 117 cases
    Ina Kotter
    Department of Internal Medicine II Hematology Oncology Immunology Rheumatology, University Hospital, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 25:482-6. 2006
    ..The reasons for this are unclear, but the potential toxic effects of CSA on the CNS may be a predisposing factor for CNS vasculitis in BD...
  17. ncbi Behçet's disease in patients of German and Turkish origin living in Germany: a comparative analysis
    Ina Kotter
    Department of Internal Medicine II Haematology, Oncology, Immunology, and Rheumatology, University Hospital, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Rheumatol 31:133-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the relationship between ethnic origin and manifestations of Behçet's disease (BD) in patients of German and Turkish origin living in Germany...
  18. ncbi Comparative analysis of the association of HLA-B*51 suballeles with Behçet's disease in patients of German and Turkish origin
    I Kotter
    Department II of Internal Medicine, Section of Transplantation Immunology and Immunohematology, University Hospital, Otfried Muller Strasse 10, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Tissue Antigens 58:166-70. 2001
    ..This applies to HLA-B*5101 and B*5108, but not to HLA-B*5107 different at position 67, which could be negatively associated with BD...
  19. pmc Human recombinant interferon alfa-2a for the treatment of Behçet's disease with sight threatening posterior or panuveitis
    I Kotter
    University Hospital, Departments of Internal Medicine II Hematology, Oncology, Immunology and Rheumatology and Ophthalmology, Tubingen, Germany
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:423-31. 2003
    ..The efficacy of interferon alfa-2a was studied in patients with sight threatening posterior uveitis or retinal vasculitis...
  20. ncbi [Interferon-alpha-associated polyarthritis. Possible induction of seropositive rheumatoid arthritis by interferon-alpha: two case reports and review of the literature]
    I Kotter
    Medizinische Universitatsklinik, Otfried Müller Str 10 D 72076, Tubingen
    Z Rheumatol 58:185-95. 1999
    ..The possible mechanisms of the relatively frequent appearance of autoimmune diseases during interferon therapy are discussed...
  21. ncbi Autologous stem cell transplantation with thiotepa-based conditioning in patients with systemic sclerosis and cardiac manifestations
    Joerg C Henes
    University Hospital Tubingen, Department of Internal Medicine II, Otfried Mueller Str 10, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 53:919-22. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to find a new and less cardiotoxic conditioning regimen for high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation (aSCT) in patients with severe SSc and pre-existing cardiac involvement...
  22. ncbi Monocyte-derived dendritic cells over-express CD86 in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Patrice Decker
    Institute for Cell Biology, Department of Immunology, Auf der Morgenstelle 15, D 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:1087-95. 2006
    ..As a consequence, we compared the activation state of human monocyte-derived DCs (MDDCs) obtained from lupus patients and normal individuals...
  23. ncbi Differential efficacy of human recombinant interferon-alpha2a on ocular and extraocular manifestations of Behçet disease: results of an open 4-center trial
    Ina Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II, Tubingen, Germany
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:311-9. 2004
    ..In a study primarily designed for refractory ocular disease, we additionally evaluated the efficacy of recombinant human interferon-alpha2a (rhIFN-alpha2a) on the extraocular manifestations of BD...
  24. doi Long-term remission after cessation of interferon-α treatment in patients with severe uveitis due to Behçet's disease
    Christoph M E Deuter
    Centre for Ophthalmology, Tubingen University Hospital, Tubingen, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 62:2796-805. 2010
    ....
  25. doi Progressive familial hearing loss in Muckle-Wells syndrome
    Assen Koitschev
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Klinikum Stuttgart, University Hospital Tubingen, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 132:756-62. 2012
    ..The design of further clinical trials should focus on hearing in order to document the long-term effect of anti-interleukin (IL)-1 drugs on hearing preservation...
  26. pmc NLRP3 E311K mutation in a large family with Muckle-Wells syndrome--description of a heterogeneous phenotype and response to treatment
    Jasmin B Kuemmerle-Deschner
    Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, Dept, of Pediatrics, University Hospital Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Straße 1, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:R196. 2011
    ..The NLRP3/CIAS1 E311K mutation caused a heterogeneous phenotype of MWS in a large family. This study analyzes the clinical spectrum, patterns of inflammatory parameters and reports on response to treatment...
  27. ncbi The use of interferon alpha in Behçet disease: review of the literature
    Ina Kotter
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II, Tubingen, Germany
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:320-35. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of interferon (IFN) alpha for the treatment of Behçet's disease (BD) and discuss its possible mechanisms of action...
  28. doi Interferon therapy in rheumatic diseases: state-of-the-art 2010
    Ina Kotter
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 22:278-83. 2010
    ..They are not only involved in the pathogenesis of certain autoimmune conditions but are also useful in the treatment of some rheumatologic disorders, notably Behçet's syndrome...
  29. doi [56-year-old patient with leg paresis, pulmonary infiltrates, and eosinophilia--Case 08/2009]
    Jörg Henes
    Medizinische Universitätsklinik Tübingen, Abteilung für Onkologie, Hämatologie, Rheumatologie, Immunologie, Pulmonologie
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 134:2228. 2009
    ..Medical history revealed a bronchial asthma and hypertension. She was in a reduced general condition and had to be admitted to the intensive care unit for mechanical ventilation the same day...
  30. doi Enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium for progressive systemic sclerosis--a prospective open-label study with CT histography for monitoring of pulmonary fibrosis
    Joerg C Henes
    Centre for Interdisciplinary Clinical Immunology, Rheumatology and Auto inflammatory Diseases INDIRA and Department of Internal Medicine II Hematology, Oncology, Immunology, Rheumatology, Pulmology, University Hospital, Otfried Mueller Str 10, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 32:673-8. 2013
    ..CT histography appears to be a sensitive method for the detection of progression of pulmonary fibrosis and therefore should be considered for further studies in Ssc...
  31. doi Rituximab and concomitant leflunomide for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
    Joerg Christoph Henes
    Department of Internal Medicine II Oncology, Haematology, Immunology, Rheumatology, Pulmology, University Hospital Tuebingen, Otfried Mueller Str 10, 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 30:709-12. 2010
    ..This small case series suggests that leflunomide might offer an alternative DMARD combination option for the treatment of RA with rituximab...
  32. doi MRI findings in psoriatic arthritis of the hands
    Daniel Spira
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:1187-93. 2010
    ..The purpose of this essay is to provide a practical review of the spectrum of morphologic and functional MRI findings in psoriatic arthritis of the hand joints...
  33. doi Imaging of primary and secondary inflammatory diseases involving large and medium-sized vessels and their potential mimics: a multitechnique approach
    Daniel Spira
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Eberhard Karls University, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:848-56. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to illustrate multitechnique imaging findings in patients with primary and secondary vasculitides involving large and medium-sized vessels and their mimics...
  34. ncbi Behçet's disease: ocular effects and treatment
    Christoph M E Deuter
    Centre for Ophthalmology, University Eye Hospital, University of Tubingen, Schleichstrasse 12, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Prog Retin Eye Res 27:111-36. 2008
    ..This article will provide a current review of BD including recent developments in epidemiology, immunology, genetics, and treatment...
  35. pmc Case report: Successful treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania aethiopica with liposomal amphothericin B in an immunocompromised traveler returning from Eritrea
    Philipp Zanger
    Institut fur Tropenmedizin, Medizinische Klinik, Onkologie, Hämatologie, Klinische Immunologie, Rheumatologie und Pulmonologie, Infektionskrankheiten Eberhard Karls Universität, Wilhelmstrasse 27, Tubingen, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:692-4. 2011
    ..We describe the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by L. aethiopica using liposomal amphothericin B in an immunocompromised traveler returning from Eritrea...
  36. doi Magnetic resonance spin-labeling perfusion imaging of synovitis in inflammatory arthritis at 3.0 T
    Andreas Boss
    Section of Experimental Radiology, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Eberhard Karls University of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, Tubingen, Germany
    MAGMA 22:175-80. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of arterial spin labeling (ASL) perfusion imaging of synovitis in inflammatory joint diseases on a clinical 3.0 T whole-body scanner...
  37. doi [Fertility preservation for young patients with autoimmune diseases and the need for cytotoxic treatment. Clinical experiences from interdisciplinary consultation]
    M Henes
    Abteilung für Innere Medizin II Onkologie, Haematologie, Immunologie, Rheumatologie, Pulmologie, Universitätsfrauenklinik Tübingen, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Otfried Mueller Strasse 10, Tubingen, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 70:146-53. 2011
    ..The decision for the optimal preservation therapy should always be based on the individual patient...
  38. ncbi Both pain and EEG response to cold pressor stimulation occurs faster in fibromyalgia patients than in control subjects
    A Stevens
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Tubingen, Universitatsklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Osianderstr 24, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 97:237-47. 2000
    ..However, the quality of the pain-associated EEG changes seems similar...
  39. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging guided corticosteroid injection of the sacroiliac joints in patients with therapy resistant spondyloarthropathy: a pilot study
    I Gunaydin
    Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    J Rheumatol 27:424-8. 2000
    ..To evaluate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided corticosteroid injections of inflamed sacroiliac (SI) joints in patients with spondyloarthropathy with therapy resistant sacroiliitis...
  40. doi [Ocular involvement in connective tissue diseases and vasculitides]
    C Deuter
    Department für Augenheilkunde, Universitatsklinikum Tubingen, Schleichstrassse 12 16, Tubingen, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 69:419-24. 2010
    ..Additionally, possible ocular adverse effects of antimalarial agents are described...
  41. ncbi [Ocular involvement in Behçet's disease: first 5-year-results for visual development after treatment with interferon alfa-2a]
    C M E Deuter
    Abteilung I Erkrankungen des vorderen und hinteren Augenabschnittes, Universitats Augenklinik, Tuebingen
    Ophthalmologe 101:129-34. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the long-term development of visual acuity (VA) in patients with severe ocular BD who were treated with IFN alfa-2a...
  42. doi [Problems associated with treating ocular disease in underlying inflammatory rheumatic disease]
    M Zierhut
    Universitats Augenklinik, Universitat Tubingen, Schleichstrasse 12 16, Tubingen, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 69:393-6. 2010
    ..It is important in the case of ocular inflammation that the indication for treatment be made by an ophthalmologist. Finally, the role of the rheumatologist in the treatment of this patient group will be described in detail...
  43. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging guided corticosteroid injection of sacroiliac joints in patients with spondylarthropathy. Are multiple injections more beneficial?
    I Gunaydin
    Department of Internal Medicine II Hematology, Oncology, Immunology and Rheumatology, University Hospital, Eberhard Karls University, Otfried Muller Strasse 10, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 26:396-400. 2006
    ..MR guided steroid injection of SIJ is effective and safe. Since there is no exposure to radiation it could be performed many times. Repeated injections seem to be beneficial for primary non-responders and patients who relapsed...
  44. ncbi IL-6 receptor, IL-8 receptor and TNF-alpha238 (G/A) polymorphisms are not associated with Behçet's disease in patients of German or Turkish origin
    K Storz
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital, Ottfried Muller Strasse 10, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 26:S103-6. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi [Corticosteroid injections of the sacroiliac joint during magnetic resonance: preliminary results]
    P L Pereira
    Département de radiologie diagnostique, Eberhaud Karls University Tübingen, 75076 Tübingen, Allemagne
    J Radiol 81:223-6. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the advantages of MRguided injections of corticosteroids into the sacroiliac joints (SIJ) in patients suffering from refractory sacroiliitis despite appropriate oral therapy...
  46. doi Efficacy and tolerability of interferon alpha treatment in patients with chronic cystoid macular oedema due to non-infectious uveitis
    C M E Deuter
    University Eye Hospital, Centre for Ophthalmology, University of Tubingen, Schleichstrasse 12 16, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:906-13. 2009
    ..To assess the efficacy and tolerability of interferon (IFN) alpha in chronic cystoid macular oedema (CMO) due to non-infectious uveitis...
  47. ncbi [Relapsing, therapy refractory episcleritis, paraproteinemia and cutaneous-subcutaneous nodules on arm and hip: manifestations of a necrobiotic xanthogranuloma (NXG)]
    K Siepmann
    Universitäts Augenklinik Tübingen, Abteilung I, Tubingen
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 221:498-502. 2004
    ..Eye involvement manifests itself often as periorbital plaque-like infiltrates but also as chronic episcleritis, conjunctivitis, keratitis and scleritis...
  48. ncbi Cyclophosphamide for large vessel vasculitis: assessment of response by PET/CT
    Joerg C Henes
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 29:S43-8. 2011
    ..Glucocorticosteroids (GC) are the standard treatment for large vessel vasculitis, but some patients are refractory. Cyclophosphamide (CYC) has been shown to be effective in autoimmune diseases...
  49. doi Risk factors for severe Muckle-Wells syndrome
    Jasmin B Kümmerle-Deschner
    University Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 62:3783-91. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to analyze clinical and laboratory features of MWS, compare genetically defined subcohorts, and identify risk factors for severe MWS...
  50. doi The role of dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in the differential diagnosis of psoriatic and rheumatoid arthritis
    Nina F Schwenzer
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 194:715-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI in the differential diagnosis of psoriatic and rheumatoid arthritis in the hand and wrist...
  51. ncbi Influence of human recombinant interferon-alpha2a (rhIFN-alpha2a) on altered lymphocyte subpopulations and monocytes in Behcet's disease
    M Treusch
    Department of Internal Medicine II Hematology Oncology Immunology Rheumatology, University Hospital, Otfried Muller Strasse 10, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:1275-82. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi Nucleosome, the main autoantigen in systemic lupus erythematosus, induces direct dendritic cell activation via a MyD88-independent pathway: consequences on inflammation
    Patrice Decker
    Institute for Cell Biology, Department of Immunology, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Immunol 174:3326-34. 2005
    ..Altogether, these results strengthen the key role of nucleosomes in systemic lupus erythematosus and might explain how peripheral tolerance is broken in patients...
  53. ncbi [Secondary ocular syphilis with chorioretinitis of the posterior pole - a case report]
    N Stubiger
    Universitäts Augenklinik Tübingen, Abteilung für allgemeine Augenheilkunde, Schleichstr 12 16, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Klin Monbl Augenheilkd 218:574-7. 2001
    ..In addition syphilis has the ability to imitate any ocular inflammation. This may result in misdiagnosis and delay of appropriate antimicrobial therapy. Up to now the first choice therapy is penicillin...
  54. doi Efficacy and safety of anakinra therapy in pediatric and adult patients with the autoinflammatory Muckle-Wells syndrome
    Jasmin B Kuemmerle-Deschner
    University Hospital Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 63:840-9. 2011
    ..The recombinant IL-1 receptor antagonist anakinra blocks the biologic activity of IL-1. The aim of this study was to determine the short- and long-term efficacy and safety of anakinra therapy in children and adults with severe MWS...
  55. ncbi Intracellular cytokine patterns in Behçet's disease in comparison to ankylosing spondylitis--influence of treatment with interferon-alpha2a
    M Amberger
    University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine II, Otfried Mueller Str 10, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 25:S52-7. 2007
    ..This is the first study investigating the influence of IFN-alpha2a on intracellular cytokines in T-cells in patients with BD in comparison to healthy controls and to patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS)...
  56. doi MRI findings in inflammatory muscle diseases and their noninflammatory mimics
    Maximilian Schulze
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 192:1708-16. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide a practical review of the spectrum of MRI findings in inflammatory muscle diseases and their noninflammatory mimics...
  57. ncbi Fatal multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii sepsis in a patient with travel history and recent onset of systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report
    P Weyrich
    Department of Internal Medicine University Hospital of Tübingen, Otfried Muller Str 10, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 209:581-3. 2006
    ....
  58. ncbi [Large vessel vasculitis as cause of fever of unknown origin (FUO) or systemic inflammation. Diagnosis using 18-F-fluor-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography ((18)F-FDG-PET)]
    C C Amberger
    Medizinische Klinik und Polikliniken der Eberhardt Karls Universität Tübingen, Abteilung II Hämatologie, Onkologie, Immunologie und Rheumatologie, Otfried Muller Strasse 10, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 64:32-9. 2005
    ..We used (18)F-FDG-PET for further diagnostic work in patients in whom a diagnosis could not be established despite intensive diagnostic efforts...