Stefan Mohlenkamp

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Outcome of coronary plaque burden: a 10-year follow-up of aggressive medical management
    Victor K Goh
    Imaging Centre, Matilda International Hospital, 41 Mount Kellett Road, The Peak, Hong Kong, SAR China
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 8:5. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis and resting ECG abnormalities in an unselected general population
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 196:786-94. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of the natural history of coronary artery calcification and identification of its determinants. Rationale of the 2nd part of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 32:108-20. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Coronary artery calcium score improves cardiovascular risk prediction in persons without indication for statin therapy
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 215:229-36. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint [Current studies on the progression of coronary calcification]
    S Mohlenkamp
    Cardiologisches Centrum Bethanien CCB, Frankfurt Main
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:75-84. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint On the paradox of exercise: coronary atherosclerosis in an apparently healthy marathon runner
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    West German Heart Center Essen, Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 4:396-401. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Prognostic significance of coronary calcification in asymptomatic persons]
    S Mohlenkamp
    Stefan Möhlenkamp Klinik für Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Uniklinik Duisburg Essen
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:38-40. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint [Risk stratification of asymptomatic subjects using resting ECG and stress ECG]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitätsklinikum der Universität Duisburg Essen, Essen
    Herz 32:362-70. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Running: the risk of coronary events : Prevalence and prognostic relevance of coronary atherosclerosis in marathon runners
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:1903-10. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Association of exercise capacity and the heart rate profile during exercise stress testing with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:665-76. 2009

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  1. pmc Outcome of coronary plaque burden: a 10-year follow-up of aggressive medical management
    Victor K Goh
    Imaging Centre, Matilda International Hospital, 41 Mount Kellett Road, The Peak, Hong Kong, SAR China
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 8:5. 2010
    ..The effect of aggressive medical therapy on quantitative coronary plaque burden is not generally known, especially in ethnic Chinese...
  2. ncbi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis and resting ECG abnormalities in an unselected general population
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 196:786-94. 2008
    ..We studied the association of CAC with ECG abnormalities in a general population without myocardial infarction or revascularization...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of the natural history of coronary artery calcification and identification of its determinants. Rationale of the 2nd part of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 32:108-20. 2007
    ..The rationale of serial CAC quantification is discussed in this article.The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study will contribute to the appraisal of new imaging modalities in risk stratification...
  4. doi request reprint Coronary artery calcium score improves cardiovascular risk prediction in persons without indication for statin therapy
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 215:229-36. 2011
    ..If CVD risk in the remaining individuals can further be stratified and discriminated by additional risk assessment using coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring is unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Current studies on the progression of coronary calcification]
    S Mohlenkamp
    Cardiologisches Centrum Bethanien CCB, Frankfurt Main
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:75-84. 2007
    ..The most important determinant appears to be the calcium score itself. Other relevant determinants are age, gender, diabetes, obesity and renal failure. Whether lipid values significantly influence the progression has not been clarified...
  6. ncbi request reprint On the paradox of exercise: coronary atherosclerosis in an apparently healthy marathon runner
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    West German Heart Center Essen, Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 4:396-401. 2007
    ..His profile suggested a low 10-year cardiovascular risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Prognostic significance of coronary calcification in asymptomatic persons]
    S Mohlenkamp
    Stefan Möhlenkamp Klinik für Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Uniklinik Duisburg Essen
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:38-40. 2007
    ..The applicability of these results to the general population is currently being investigated in the Heinz-Nixdorf Recall Study...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Risk stratification of asymptomatic subjects using resting ECG and stress ECG]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitätsklinikum der Universität Duisburg Essen, Essen
    Herz 32:362-70. 2007
    ..The resting and the stress ECG provide a number of prognostically relevant indices that can easily be obtained in routine clinical practice, but have thus far found little acceptance for risk stratification of asymptomatic individuals...
  9. ncbi request reprint Running: the risk of coronary events : Prevalence and prognostic relevance of coronary atherosclerosis in marathon runners
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:1903-10. 2008
    ..To quantify the prevalence of coronary artery calcification (CAC) in relation to cardiovascular risk factors in marathon runners, and to study its role for myocardial damage and coronary events...
  10. doi request reprint Association of exercise capacity and the heart rate profile during exercise stress testing with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:665-76. 2009
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  11. doi request reprint Quantification of coronary atherosclerosis and inflammation to predict coronary events and all-cause mortality
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1455-64. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk in masters male marathon runners. Rationale and design of the "marathon study"
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 31:575-85. 2006
    ..The predictive value of modern imaging- and non-imaging-based markers of risk that can be used for risk stratification in masters endurance athletes still deserves exploration...
  13. ncbi request reprint Beyond Framingham risk factors and coronary calcification: does aortic valve calcification improve risk prediction? The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Hagen Kälsch
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Heart 100:930-7. 2014
    ..Aortic valve calcification (AVC) is considered a manifestation of atherosclerosis. In this study, we investigated whether AVC adds to cardiovascular risk prediction beyond Framingham risk factors and coronary artery calcification (CAC)...
  14. ncbi request reprint The effect of age and risk factors on coronary and carotid artery atherosclerotic burden in males-Results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Marcus Bauer
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 205:595-602. 2009
    ..Little is known, however, whether risk factors have an impact differently on atherosclerosis in these distinct vascular territories in the same individuals...
  15. doi request reprint Coronary risk stratification, discrimination, and reclassification improvement based on quantification of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1397-406. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine net reclassification improvement (NRI) and improved risk prediction based on coronary artery calcification (CAC) scoring in comparison with traditional risk factors...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence of thoracic aortic calcification and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors and coronary calcification in an unselected population-based cohort: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Hagen Kälsch
    West German Heart Center Essen, Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:207-16. 2013
    ..0001, PR adjusted for risk factors 1.14 [1.09-1.20], p < 0.0001). In general population, TAC has high prevalence and largely shares cardiovascular risk factors with CAD while being independently associated with present CAC...
  17. doi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis predicts cardiovascular risk in different stages of hypertension: result of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hypertension 59:44-53. 2012
    ..This marker of target-organ damage might be included, when lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapeutic effects in prehypertensive individuals are tested to avoid exposure to risk and increase benefit...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of extensive coronary calcium quantities in symptomatic males--a 5-year follow-up study
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 24:845-54. 2003
    ..In this study, we evaluated the prognostic value of very high coronary CSs in symptomatic males undergoing angiography and analyzed the impact of event definitions on identification of risk predictor's...
  19. doi request reprint Aspirate from human stented native coronary arteries vs. saphenous vein grafts: more endothelin but less particulate debris
    Petra Kleinbongard
    Institut fur Pathophysiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 305:H1222-9. 2013
    ..Thus coronary aspirate from stented nRCA is characterized by less debris but more endothelin and stronger vasoconstrictor response than that from SVG-RCA. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Residential exposure to urban air pollution, ankle-brachial index, and peripheral arterial disease
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Epidemiology 20:280-8. 2009
    ..Long-term exposure to particulate air pollution has been associated with increased cardiovascular disease. Biologic pathways for this association are not fully understood...
  21. doi request reprint Body-surface adjusted aortic reference diameters for improved identification of patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms: results from the population-based Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Hagen Kälsch
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 163:72-8. 2013
    ..In the present study we aimed to (1) establish age- and gender-specific distribution of thoracic aortic diameters and (2) to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic TAA in a population-based European cohort...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sex related cardiovascular risk stratification based on quantification of atherosclerosis and inflammation
    Raimund Erbel
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 197:662-72. 2008
    ..We evaluated the sex related cardiovascular risk stratification based on quantification of subclinical atherosclerosis and inflammation...
  23. doi request reprint Association of epicardial fat with cardiovascular risk factors and incident myocardial infarction in the general population: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1388-95. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine whether epicardial fat volume predicts coronary events in the general population...
  24. doi request reprint Revival of an old method with new techniques: balloon aortic valvuloplasty of the calcified aortic stenosis in the elderly
    Stefan Sack
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Zentrum fur Innere Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 97:288-97. 2008
    ..The improved technology of BAV makes this technique attractive for elderly patients who are at high operative risk or in cases where valve replacement was refused for any reason...
  25. doi request reprint The Heinz Nixdorf Recall study and its potential impact on the adoption of atherosclerosis imaging in European primary prevention guidelines
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 13:367-72. 2011
    ..This article discusses the present findings of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study with respect to the current literature, risk stratification algorithms, and current European guidelines for risk prediction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Urban particulate matter air pollution is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis: results from the HNR (Heinz Nixdorf Recall) study
    Marcus Bauer
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1803-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of long-term residential exposure to fine particles with carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT)...
  27. pmc Chronic residential exposure to particulate matter air pollution and systemic inflammatory markers
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1302-8. 2009
    ..Long-term exposure to urban air pollution may accelerate atherogenesis, but mechanisms are still unclear. The induction of a low-grade systemic inflammatory state is a plausible mechanistic pathway...
  28. doi request reprint Residential traffic exposure and coronary heart disease: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Biomarkers 14:74-8. 2009
    ..Special focus is placed on the association of long-term traffic exposure with subclinical atherosclerosis, the major underlying pathology for cardiovascular disease...
  29. doi request reprint Myocardial late gadolinium enhancement: prevalence, pattern, and prognostic relevance in marathon runners
    Frank Breuckmann
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    Radiology 251:50-7. 2009
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Acute vasomotor paralysis and potential downstream effects of paclitaxel from stents implanted for saphenous vein aorto-coronary bypass stenosis
    Petra Kleinbongard
    Institut fur Pathophysiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 106:681-9. 2011
    ..Such acute downstream vascular paralysis could be beneficial in preventing a no-reflow phenomenon in patients undergoing stenting...
  31. pmc Signs of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in relation to risk factor distribution in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study (HNR)
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:2782-91. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Left ventricular volumes and mass in marathon runners and their association with cardiovascular risk factors
    Kai Nassenstein
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25:71-9. 2009
    ..To assess left ventricular volumes and mass by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in relation to conventional cardiovascular risk factors and coronary atherosclerotic plaque burden in master marathon runners aged > or =50 years...
  33. pmc Comparison of factors associated with carotid intima-media thickness in the Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study (HNR)
    Marcus Bauer
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 26:667-73. 2013
    ..The present study was conducted to compare the strengths of associations between CIMT and cardiovascular risk factors in two different populations...
  34. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure and coronary artery calcification among nonsmoking participants of a population-based cohort
    Frank Peinemann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1556-61. 2011
    ..SHS increases the risk for acute cardiovascular events and may contribute to the development of atherosclerosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation and subclinical atherosclerosis--results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Karl Heinz Jöckel
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 203:221-7. 2009
    ..Smoking cessation is a key issue in preventive medicine, but quantitative data on its benefit for the coronary arteries are sparse...
  36. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification and its relationship to validated genetic variants for diabetes mellitus assessed in the Heinz Nixdorf recall cohort
    Sonali Pechlivanis
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:1867-72. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint [Noninvasive computed tomographic coronary angiography as a complement to coronary calcium quantification in symptomatic patients]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Herz 28:106-18. 2003
    ....
  38. pmc Coronary aspirate TNFα reflects saphenous vein bypass graft restenosis risk in diabetic patients
    Theodor Baars
    Institut fur Pathophysiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:12. 2013
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Gender-specific association of coronary artery calcium and lipoprotein parameters: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 229:531-40. 2013
    ..Especially, the role of routinely determined lipoproteins in contrast to less common and computed lipid parameters (e.g. ratios) remains to be clarified...
  40. pmc Non-invasive screening for coronary artery disease: calcium scoring
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Heart 93:1620-9. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessment of clinically silent atherosclerotic disease and established and novel risk factors for predicting myocardial infarction and cardiac death in healthy middle-aged subjects: rationale and design of the Heinz Nixdorf RECALL Study. Risk Factors, Ev
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am Heart J 144:212-8. 2002
    ..Further, a variety of risk factors are actively evaluated, including markers of the activity of atherosclerotic disease, thrombogenic risk, and genetic polymorphisms...
  42. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcium and its relationship to coronary artery disease
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Cardiol Clin 21:521-34. 2003
    ..An increased rate of progression of coronary calcium seems to indicate a substantially increased risk for adverse cardiac events...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease - results of the Heinz Nixdorf recall study
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:279-85. 2006
    ..This report presents population-based estimates of the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), chronic critical limb ischemia (CLI), and Moenckeberg's medial calcinosis (MC) in Germany...
  44. ncbi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis is more pronounced in men and women with lower socio-economic status: associations in a population-based study. Coronary atherosclerosis and social status
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, University Clinic Düsseldorf, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:568-74. 2007
    ..Therefore, we examined the relationship between coronary artery calcification as a sign of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis, socio-economic status and established cardiovascular risk factors in a healthy population...
  45. ncbi request reprint Influence of short-term exposure to ultrafine and fine particles on systemic inflammation
    Sabine Hertel
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:581-92. 2010
    ..1% (95%-CI: 1.9, 12.6%) was found for the 21-day average. These results support the hypothesis that short-term exposure to traffic-related particles might lead to detrimental cardiovascular health effects via an inflammatory mechanism...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predicting risk of coronary events and all-cause mortality: role of B-type natriuretic peptide above traditional risk factors and coronary artery calcium scoring in the general population: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Kaffer Kara
    West German Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:1171-9. 2014
    ..We aimed to evaluate the predictive ability of BNP and CAC for all-cause mortality and coronary events above traditional cardiovascular risk factors (TRF) in the general population...
  47. doi request reprint Effect of smoking and other traditional risk factors on the onset of coronary artery calcification: results of the Heinz Nixdorf recall study
    Nils Lehmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 232:339-45. 2014
    ..We sought to identify risk factors that determined incident CAC>0 in men and women from an unselected general population with a special focus on the role of smoking...
  48. doi request reprint Circulating progenitor cells decrease immediately after marathon race in advanced-age marathon runners
    Volker Adams
    Department of Cardiology, University Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:602-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of a marathon race on the amount of circulating progenitor cells immediately after the race in advanced-aged runners...
  49. doi request reprint Impact of atherosclerotic plaque composition on coronary microembolization during percutaneous coronary interventions
    Dirk Bose
    Dept of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 103:587-97. 2008
    ....
  50. pmc Comparison of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis and risk factors in unselected populations in Germany and US-America
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 195:e207-16. 2007
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Association of pericoronary fat volume with atherosclerotic plaque burden in the underlying coronary artery: a segment analysis
    Amir A Mahabadi
    West German Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 211:195-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine, whether the amount of local pericoronary fat volume is associated with the presence of plaque burden in the underlying coronary artery segment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcification outperforms thoracic aortic calcification for the prediction of myocardial infarction and all-cause mortality: The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Hagen Kälsch
    West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:1163-70. 2014
    ..We aimed to investigate whether TAC burden is associated with incident myocardial infarction (MI) and all-cause mortality in subjects without known coronary artery disease and to determine its predictive value for these endpoints...
  53. ncbi request reprint Association of epicardial adipose tissue and left atrial size on non-contrast CT with atrial fibrillation: The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 15:863-9. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine the association of EAT and LA size as computed tomography (CT)-derived measures with prevalent and incident AF and investigated whether both measures independently predict AF...
  54. ncbi request reprint Association of bilirubin with coronary artery calcification and cardiovascular events in the general population without known liver disease: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45147, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 103:647-53. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine the association of serum bilirubin with coronary artery calcification (CAC) and incident cardiovascular disease in the unselected general population...
  55. ncbi request reprint Association of computed tomography-derived left atrial size with major cardiovascular events in the general population: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Amir A Mahabadi
    West German Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 174:318-23. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine whether LA area from non-contrast cardiac CT is associated with incident major cardiovascular (CV) events, independent of CV risk factors and coronary artery calcium (CAC), based on a general population cohort...
  56. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide: distribution in the general population and the association with major cardiovascular and coronary events--the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Kaffer Kara
    The West German Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 103:125-32. 2014
    ..We aimed to characterize the BNP distribution in a healthy subset of a population-based cohort and to evaluate the association of elevated BNP levels with major events...
  57. ncbi request reprint Are air pollution and traffic noise independently associated with atherosclerosis: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Hagen Kälsch
    West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 35:853-60. 2014
    ..We investigate the independent associations of long-term exposure to fine PM and road traffic noise with thoracic aortic calcification (TAC), a reliable measure of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  58. doi request reprint Elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein are associated with mild cognitive impairment and its subtypes: results of a population-based case-control study
    Martha Dlugaj
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Alzheimers Dis 28:503-14. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that inflammation plays an important role in the development and presence of cognitive impairment...
  59. pmc Risk loci for coronary artery calcification replicated at 9p21 and 6q24 in the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Sonali Pechlivanis
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    BMC Med Genet 14:23. 2013
    ..Here we examine the association between single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) integrated on Metabochip and coronary artery calcification (CAC), a valid risk factor for CHD, in an unselected, population-based German cohort...
  60. ncbi request reprint Vasoconstrictor potential of coronary aspirate from patients undergoing stenting of saphenous vein aortocoronary bypass grafts and its pharmacological attenuation
    Petra Kleinbongard
    FRCP, Institut fur Pathophysiologie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Circ Res 108:344-52. 2011
    ..Stent implantation into atherosclerotic plaques releases, apart from particulate debris, soluble substances that contribute to impaired microvascular perfusion...
  61. ncbi request reprint Update on myocardial bridging
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Circulation 106:2616-22. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint [Aortic valve stenosis: from valvuloplasty to percutaneous heart valve]
    Stefan Sack
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Zentrum fur Innere Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen
    Herz 31:688-93. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Determinants of coronary blood flow in humans: quantification by intracoronary Doppler and ultrasound
    Heinrich Wieneke
    Department of Cardiology, University Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 98:1076-82. 2005
    ..Long-term flow adaptation is achieved by an increase in coronary lumen size, whereas short-term myocardial oxygen requirements are met by changes in resting flow velocity...
  64. ncbi request reprint The latest on the calcium story
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 90:12L-14L. 2002
    ..This represents the opportunity and the challenge of a proof of principle...
  65. ncbi request reprint Sleep-disordered breathing, sleep quality, and mild cognitive impairment in the general population
    Martha Dlugaj
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Alzheimers Dis 41:479-97. 2014
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  66. ncbi request reprint [Normal coronary angiography with myocardial bridging: a variant possibly relevant for ischemia]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen
    Herz 30:37-47. 2005
    ..Whether drug-eluting stents help to overcome this limitation remains to be shown. Long-term prognosis is good, although previous investigations have been performed in a limited number of cases only...
  67. ncbi request reprint An unequal social distribution of peripheral arterial disease and the possible explanations: results from a population-based study
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Vasc Med 14:289-96. 2009
    ..Diabetes prevention and smoking prevention and cessation programs need to specifically target individuals of lower income and education. According to our findings, prevention of PAD would benefit extraordinarily...
  68. ncbi request reprint Quantification of myocardial microcirculatory function with X-ray CT
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 972:307-16. 2002
    ..The simulation results also indicate that if the vascular diameters change so that the vascular resistance corresponds to the change in flow, then the empirically observed myocardial B(v)-to-F relationship holds well...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Intima-media thickness as a surrogate for subclinical atherosclerosis]
    Marcus Bauer
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitätsklinik Essen, Essen
    Herz 32:372-8. 2007
    ..There is a limited association between both parameters and coronary atherosclerosis, so that severity of atherosclerosis in one vascular territory permits no estimate of plaque burden in another vascular territory...
  70. ncbi request reprint Safety, efficacy, and indications of beta-adrenergic receptor blockade to reduce heart rate prior to coronary CT angiography
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Radiology 257:614-23. 2010
    ..Moreover, implications for radiation exposure and left ventricular function analysis are discussed...