P Alter

Summary

Affiliation: Philipps University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [The heart in cases of viral, bacterial and parasitic infections]
    B Maisch
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Schwerpunkt Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Baldingerstr 1, 35033 Marburg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 48:255-67. 2007
  2. doi request reprint MR, CT, and PET imaging in pericardial disease
    Peter Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, 35033, Marburg, Germany
    Heart Fail Rev 18:289-306. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Increased enddiastolic wall stress precedes left ventricular hypertrophy in dilative heart failure-Use of the volume-based wall stress index
    Peter Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 157:233-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint A new methodological approach to assess cardiac work by pressure-volume and stress-length relations in patients with aortic valve stenosis and dilated cardiomyopathy
    P Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Pflugers Arch 455:627-36. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide to left ventricular wall stress as assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
    P Alter
    Philipps University, Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, D 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 85:790-9. 2007
  6. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and wall stress in dilated human heart
    P Alter
    Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, Marburg, Germany
    Mol Cell Biochem 314:179-91. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Depression of heart rate variability in patients with increased ventricular wall stress
    Peter Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Gremany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:S26-31. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Association of hyperhomocysteinemia with left ventricular dilatation and mass in human heart
    Peter Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:555-60. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Occurrence of late gadolinium enhancement is associated with increased left ventricular wall stress and mass in patients with non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Peter Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:937-44. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy: does enterovirus genome persistence protect from apoptosis? An endomyocardial biopsy study
    P Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg Lahn, Baldingerstrasse, D 35033, Marburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Pathol 10:229-34. 2001

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint [The heart in cases of viral, bacterial and parasitic infections]
    B Maisch
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Schwerpunkt Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Baldingerstr 1, 35033 Marburg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 48:255-67. 2007
    ..Infective agents and their adequate diagnosis and treatment are discussed for these clinical entities according to current guidelines and clinical pathways...
  2. doi request reprint MR, CT, and PET imaging in pericardial disease
    Peter Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, 35033, Marburg, Germany
    Heart Fail Rev 18:289-306. 2013
    ..These imaging techniques provide advanced information of anatomy and cardiac function to optimize the pericardial access, for example by the AttachLifter system, for diagnosis and treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Increased enddiastolic wall stress precedes left ventricular hypertrophy in dilative heart failure-Use of the volume-based wall stress index
    Peter Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 157:233-8. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A new methodological approach to assess cardiac work by pressure-volume and stress-length relations in patients with aortic valve stenosis and dilated cardiomyopathy
    P Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Pflugers Arch 455:627-36. 2008
    ..Most likely, deterioration of myocardial work is crucial for the prognosis. It is suggested to include these basic physiological procedures in the clinical assessment of the pump function of the heart...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide to left ventricular wall stress as assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
    P Alter
    Philipps University, Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, D 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 85:790-9. 2007
    ..g., EF) appear to be secondary. Since an increased wall stress is associated with cardiac dilatation, early diagnosis and treatment could potentially prevent worsening of the outcome...
  6. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and wall stress in dilated human heart
    P Alter
    Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, Marburg, Germany
    Mol Cell Biochem 314:179-91. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the diagnostic use of BNP should primarily be directed to assess ventricular wall stress rather than the extent of functional ventricular impairment in LVD...
  7. doi request reprint Depression of heart rate variability in patients with increased ventricular wall stress
    Peter Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Gremany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 32:S26-31. 2009
    ..Depression of HRV is related to several hemodynamic parameters. We hypothesized that an increased left ventricular (LV) wall stress is related to a depressed HRV in patients with LV dilatation or dysfunction...
  8. doi request reprint Association of hyperhomocysteinemia with left ventricular dilatation and mass in human heart
    Peter Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 48:555-60. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that hyperhomocysteinemia is associated with left ventricular (LV) dilatation and hypertrophy in dilative cardiomyopathy...
  9. doi request reprint Occurrence of late gadolinium enhancement is associated with increased left ventricular wall stress and mass in patients with non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Peter Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:937-44. 2011
    ..Occurrence of late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) as assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging has been attributed to various myocardial injuries. We hypothesized that LGE is associated with left ventricular (LV) wall stress...
  10. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy: does enterovirus genome persistence protect from apoptosis? An endomyocardial biopsy study
    P Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg Lahn, Baldingerstrasse, D 35033, Marburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Pathol 10:229-34. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the role of apoptosis in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy. Apoptosis is an active energy-consuming mechanism of cell death in several cardiac diseases in different quality and quantity...
  11. doi request reprint Intrapericardial procedures for cardiac regeneration by stem cells: need for minimal invasive access (AttachLifter) to the normal pericardial cavity
    H Rupp
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Experimental Cardiology Laboratory, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Deutschland
    Herz 35:458-65. 2010
    ..A fiberscope can be used to inspect the pericardium prior to puncture. Based on these procedures, the role of the pericardial space and the presence of pericardial effusion in cardiac regeneration can be assessed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bidirectional ventricular tachycardia due to digitalis intoxication
    W Grimm
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital of the Phillips University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:79-80. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiotoxicity of 5-fluorouracil
    P Alter
    Philipps University of Marburg Lahn, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem 4:1-5. 2006
    ..It could be assumed that 5-FU toxicity is reversible in the majority of cases when acute complications, e.g., arrhythmias, are resolved...
  14. doi request reprint Diabetic cardiomyopathy--fact or fiction?
    B Maisch
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, UKGM GmbH und Philipps Universität Marburg, Baldingerstr, 35043, Marburg, Deutschland
    Herz 36:102-15. 2011
    ..In stage 1 and 2 DCM diabetic cardiomyopathy is clearly a fact. However, precise determination of to what degree the various underlying pathogenetic processes are responsible for the overall heart failure phenotype remains a fiction...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Cell death in inflammatory heart muscle diseases--apoptosis or necrosis?]
    S Pankuweit
    Klinik für Innere Medizin und Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Herz 24:211-8. 1999
    ..Therefore, studies on the extent of apoptotic processes in diseased versus healthy cardiac tissue are of great importance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Caffeine inhibits cytokine expression in lymphocytes
    M Ritter
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
    Cytokine 30:177-81. 2005
    ..The ryanodine receptor dependent intracellular calcium store does not seem to play a significant role in this process. Possibly, the blockade of IP3 receptors by caffeine is more important for cytokine suppression...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Amiodarone induced pulmonary toxicity]
    P Alter
    Zentrum für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universität Marburg Lahn, Germany
    Pneumologie 56:31-5. 2002
    ..In contrast to patients with coronary artery disease, there are only a few data about pulmonary toxicity in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Dilated cardiomyopathy and myocarditis. Current diagnostic requirements and therapeutic possibilities]
    B Maisch
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Angiologie, Intensivmedizin und Präventive Kardiologie der Philipps Universität Marburg, Baldinger Strasse 1, Postfach 23 60, 35033 Marburg
    Internist (Berl) 43:S45-6, S49-65. 2002
  19. pmc Varicella myocarditis in an adult
    P Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Baldingerstrabetae, D 35033 Marburg Lahn, Germany
    Heart 85:E2. 2001
    ..This case report is a reminder that a varicella infection can cause myocarditis in adults. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of this rare form of myocarditis may lead to complete recovery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Angiography, CT and MR imaging of a high vena cava inferior interruption in a patient with Hirschsprung disease
    P Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg Lahn, Germany
    Vasa 30:299-302. 2001
    ..We suggest that the association of these two malformations are most likely interrelated and should be considered as a new syndrome...
  21. doi request reprint Inverse shift in serum polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids is associated with adverse dilatation of the heart
    H Rupp
    Philipps University, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Experimental Cardiology Laboratory, Karl von Frisch Strasse 1, Marburg, Germany
    Heart 96:595-8. 2010
    ..Cardiac dilatation is associated with impaired pump function, progression of heart failure and electrical instability. Risk of sudden death is associated with a low blood level of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids...
  22. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery spasm induced by 5-fluorouracil
    P Alter
    Philipps University of Marburg Lahn, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:33-7. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum. Diagnosis by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    P Alter
    Philipps University of Marburg Lahn, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:429-30. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint [Recurrent syncope in left bundle branch block with normal PQ time]
    P Alter
    Philipps Universitat Marburg, Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg
    Internist (Berl) 43:879-82. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Escape from cardiomyocyte apoptosis by enterovirus persistence due to elevated soluble Fas-receptors
    P Alter
    University of Marburg Lahn, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:524-32. 2004
    ..Apoptosis causes loss of contractile cardiomyocytes in inflammatory heart disease. Despite recent examinations, the influence of virus infection on apoptosis remained ill-defined...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Possibilities and limits of outpatient antibiotic therapy of infective endocarditis]
    M Ritter
    ,
    Herz 26:418-23. 2001
    ..However, considering cost-effectiveness outpatient as compared to inpatient antibiotic therapy could be an interesting economically advantageous alternative...
  27. pmc Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome: diagnostic problems with a known disease
    D Wichmann
    , , D-35037 Marburg, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 39:3414-6. 2001
    ..In this report we describe a clinical case, which is a rare occurrence but is a prime example of the difficulties in the diagnosis of HFRS in areas with a low prevalence of the disease...