K H Ruhle

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Telemonitoring of bike exercise training in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Hagen
    Pneumologie 67:321-6. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Obstructive pressure peak: a new method for differentiation of obstructive and central apneas under auto-CPAP therapy
    K H Ruhle
    Department of Pneumology, HELIOS Clinic Ambrock, Hagen, Germany
    Sleep Breath 17:111-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Technique and clinical importance of breathing wave generators]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 66:579-83. 2012
  4. doi request reprint [Detection of daytime sleepiness using Epworth Sleepiness Scale and a 3-item questionnaire in obstructive sleep apnea]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen
    Pneumologie 66:184-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint [Heated humidification during CPAP with and without tube insulation]
    K H Ruhle
    Helios Klinik Ambrock, Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 64:316-9. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of expiratory pressure reduction (C-Flex method) during CPAP therapy]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 61:86-9. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Studies of leakage measurements of automatic CPAP-devices]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 61:213-8. 2007
  8. doi request reprint [Microsleep, sleepiness and driving performance in patients with sleep apnoea syndrome]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, Helios Klinik Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 62:595-601. 2008
  9. doi request reprint [Characteristics of auto-CPAP devices during the simulation of sleep-related breathing flow patterns]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 63:390-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint [Telemonitoring of arm ergometric training in COPD patients. A pilot study]
    K H Ruhle
    HELIOS Klinik Hagen Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 63:314-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint [Telemonitoring of bike exercise training in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Hagen
    Pneumologie 67:321-6. 2013
    ..However, sufficiently intensive training is often not performed because of unavailable feedback (monitoring). It is not clear yet how many patients accept a bicycle home training and to what extent they meet the specified training time...
  2. ncbi request reprint Obstructive pressure peak: a new method for differentiation of obstructive and central apneas under auto-CPAP therapy
    K H Ruhle
    Department of Pneumology, HELIOS Clinic Ambrock, Hagen, Germany
    Sleep Breath 17:111-5. 2013
    ..Useless pressure increases, e.g., after central apneas without obstruction may be avoided. We therefore investigated the association of the OPP signal with respiratory events during APAP therapy...
  3. doi request reprint [Technique and clinical importance of breathing wave generators]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 66:579-83. 2012
    ..From the different behavior of automatic CPAP devices concerning pressure dynamics important conclusions can be drawn about the real clinical situation...
  4. doi request reprint [Detection of daytime sleepiness using Epworth Sleepiness Scale and a 3-item questionnaire in obstructive sleep apnea]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen
    Pneumologie 66:184-7. 2012
    ..In addition, we examined the sleepiness questionnaires (FB) using objective vigilance in defined groups of OSA patients...
  5. doi request reprint [Heated humidification during CPAP with and without tube insulation]
    K H Ruhle
    Helios Klinik Ambrock, Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 64:316-9. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint [Analysis of expiratory pressure reduction (C-Flex method) during CPAP therapy]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 61:86-9. 2007
    ..To the best of our knowledge up to now the degree of pressure reduction and the influence of fine tuning with 3 Flex steps has not been investigated...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Studies of leakage measurements of automatic CPAP-devices]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 61:213-8. 2007
    ..How is the leakage of the mask exhaust valve taken into account...
  8. doi request reprint [Microsleep, sleepiness and driving performance in patients with sleep apnoea syndrome]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, Helios Klinik Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 62:595-601. 2008
    ..A further measure to reduce the risk of accidents is the so-called alertness management where techniques are communicated to detect and avoid sleeping episodes...
  9. doi request reprint [Characteristics of auto-CPAP devices during the simulation of sleep-related breathing flow patterns]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 63:390-8. 2009
    ..Because the algorithms of APAP devices based on the experience of users can be modified without much effort, also previously investigated devices should regularly be reviewed with regard to programme changes...
  10. doi request reprint [Telemonitoring of arm ergometric training in COPD patients. A pilot study]
    K H Ruhle
    HELIOS Klinik Hagen Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 63:314-8. 2009
    ..For cost reasons, a simple procedure is required to measure the training times in the home environment with a daily transmission of telemetric data so that, in the case of decline, advice and assistance can be provided...
  11. doi request reprint Quality of life, compliance, sleep and nasopharyngeal side effects during CPAP therapy with and without controlled heated humidification
    Karl Heinz Ruhle
    Department of Pneumology, University Witten Herdecke, Hagen, Germany
    Sleep Breath 15:479-85. 2011
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Mouth breathing in obstructive sleep apnea prior to and during nasal continuous positive airway pressure
    Karl Heinz Ruhle
    Department of Pneumology, Allergology and Sleep Medicine, Klinik Ambrock, University Witten Herdecke, Hagen, Germany
    Respiration 76:40-5. 2008
    ..It is believed that this is due to mouth breathing (MB). However, the association between mouth breathing and apneas/hypopneas and the effect of CPAP on MB has not been studied...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Transbronchial biopsy in comparison with catheter aspiration in the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary nodules]
    K J Franke
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 60:7-10. 2006
    ..Additionally catheter aspiration can be done with the fiberbronchoscope, also under fluoroscopic guidance, to get cytological material. Despite of its simplicity, the catheter aspiration technique is widely unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Cryorecanalization of an endobronchial lipoma]
    K J Franke
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 59:685-8. 2005
    ..The tissue is directly extracted from the tumor. Cryorecanalization permits during one procedure the reopening of an endoluminal airway obstruction...
  15. doi request reprint [Clinical views on biosignal processing of ventilation in sleep medicine]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen
    Pneumologie 65:89-93. 2011
    ..Using bench tests with simulated apneas and waking periods, diagnosed from the flow characteristics, the methods of signal processing can be verified by measuring the pressure profiles and made more transparent for the clinician...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of a controlled heated breathing tube humidifier on sleep quality during CPAP therapy in a cool sleeping environment
    G Nilius
    Klinik Ambrock, 58091 Hagen, Germany
    Eur Respir J 31:830-6. 2008
    ..Patients on nasal continuous positive airway pressure desiring a cool bedroom temperature could benefit from controlled heated breathing tube humidification technology (with inputs from ambient temperature, set pressure and flow)...
  17. doi request reprint [Effects of a breath-triggered modulation of positive airway pressure ventilation on the AHI from patients with obstructive sleep apnoea]
    G Nilius
    HELIOS Klinik Hagen Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Ambrocker Weg 60, Hagen
    Pneumologie 63:433-8. 2009
    ..The Flexline maybe improves patients' adherence by increasing the pressure in the early inspiration and lowering it in early expiration...
  18. ncbi request reprint Autoadjusting CPAP therapy based on impedance efficacy, compliance and acceptance
    W J Randerath
    Klinik Ambrock, Department of Pneumology, Allergology and Sleep Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:652-7. 2001
    ..The treatment pressure can be reduced significantly, and sleep microstructure improved with APAP(FOT). These might be the reasons for patient preference of automatic therapy...
  19. doi request reprint [A questionnaire to capture the functional effects of daytime drowsiness on quality of life in case of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire (FOSQ)]
    A Büttner
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 62:548-52. 2008
    ....
  20. pmc Transbronchial catheter aspiration compared to forceps biopsy in the diagnosis of peripheral lung cancer
    Karl Josef Franke
    Department of Pneumology and Critical Care Medicine, Helios Klinik Ambrock, University of Witten Herdecke, Ambrocker Weg 60, 58091 Hagen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 14:13-7. 2009
    ..Data were retrospectively collected to determine the diagnostic sensitivity of TBCA in comparison with TBB concerning malignancy...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Pulmonary or circulatory causes of dyspnea - value of spiroergometry]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen Pneumo t on line de
    Pneumologie 60:777-83. 2006
    ..With the exercise tidal flow volume loop plotted within the maximal flow volume loop a more thorough interpretation is possible. In a case presentation, the decision-making process using the 9-panel display of Wasserman is demonstrated...
  22. ncbi request reprint A test for the determination of sustained attention in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    W J Randerath
    Klinik Ambrock, Hagen, Department of Pneumology, Allergology and Sleep Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Witten, Germany
    Respiration 67:526-32. 2000
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint [Frequency of cytological procedures in diagnostic bronchoscopy of peripheral pulmonary modules and masses]
    K J Franke
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Beatmungsmedizin, Klinik Ambrock, Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 60:663-6. 2006
    ..We inquired for the frequency of cytological procedures and the importance of transbronchial catheter aspiration in comparison to transbronchial needle aspiration and bronchial brushing...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Bronchoscopic diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary foci]
    K J Franke
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2229-33. 2006
    ..There is thus no need for an exact positioning of the catheter tip inside the lesion under fluoroscopic guidance...
  25. ncbi request reprint [The driving simulation test "carsim" for assessing vigilance. Effect of driving practice and other factors in health subjects and in patients with sleep apnea syndrome]
    A Büttner
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 54:338-44. 2000
    ..001). According to our findings, untreated OSAS severely interferes with patients' attention capacity as well as their coping strategies...
  26. doi request reprint [Use of cryoextraction in different types of airway obstruction]
    K J Franke
    Klinik für Pneumologie und Beatmungsmedizin, Helios Klinik Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 64:387-9. 2010
    ..In the latter case, the diagnosis was additionally based on a specimen obtained by cryobiopsy...
  27. pmc Investigation of the flexibility of bronchoscopes
    Karl Josef Franke
    Department of Pneumology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Witten Herdecke, Hagen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 16:420-4. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the stiffness of various biopsy instruments with regard to their use in the clinical setting. -..
  28. ncbi request reprint [Two simulation programs to measure continuous attention in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome]
    A Büttner
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 57:722-8. 2003
    ..Driving simulators with tracking tasks describe neuropsychological deficits in comparison with those measuring only components of reaction in a higher percentage...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Evaluating oronasal flow with temperature (thermistor) and obstructive pressure (prongs)]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, Klinik Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 55:4-6. 2001
    ..4%, only nasal prongs detected 95.1% of all events. We conclude that with regard to the detection rate of respiratory events the measurement of pressure by nasal prongs is superior to the use of thermistors...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Measurement of mask leakage during CPAP in patients with obstructive sleep apnea]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Klinik Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 54:422-4. 2000
    ..To reduce side effects and improve compliance we recommend therefore quantification of the mask leak to find the best fitting mask...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Are there alternative therapeutical options other than CPAP in the treatment of the obstructive sleep apnea syndrome]
    W Randerath
    Institut für Pneumologie, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Krankenhaus Bethanien, Klinik für Pneumologie und Allergologie, Zentrum für Schlaf und Beatmungsmedizin, Solingen, Germany
    Pneumologie 61:458-66. 2007
    ..There is no evidence for any other treatment options...
  32. doi request reprint [Exercise testing by spiroergometry in a patient with sarcoidosis stage II. An unusual combination of functional impairments]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, HELIOS Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 63:80-5. 2009
    ..The functional disturbances could be diagnosed by spiroergometry without expensive or invasive methods. The findings should be examined more specifically with regard to therapeutic consequences...
  33. ncbi request reprint Efficiency of cold passover and heated humidification under continuous positive airway pressure
    W J Randerath
    Dept of Pneumology, Allergology and Sleep Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Hagen, Germany
    Eur Respir J 20:183-6. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that the use of a heated humidifier during continuous positive airway pressure appreciably increases the relative humidity of the inspired air and reduces the water loss during respiration...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Quality of life before and during nCPAP]
    A Büttner
    Klinik Ambrock, Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 58:651-9. 2004
    ..56). In conclusion the MLDL is in consideration of its simple performance and evaluation compared with the SF-36 the better instrument in the clinical routine for the coverage of improved Quality of Life through a nCPAP therapy...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Optimising CPAP accommodation time by feedback-supported training phases in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome]
    K H Ruhle
    Abteilung fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin am Lehrstuhl Innere Medizin I, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 53:540-3. 1999
    ..Thus the self-control of CPAP-accommodation by a visible clock leads to a significant prolongation of the exercise time. The estimation by the patient is only a limited means to evaluate the time of CPAP accommodation during the day...
  36. ncbi request reprint [CPAP: effect on lung elasticity?]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, Klinik Ambrock, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen
    Pneumologie 58:710-1. 2004
  37. ncbi request reprint [Cardiac pacing as universal remedy in sleep related breathing disorders?]
    K H Ruhle
    Klinik fur Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Klinik Ambrock Hagen, Universitat Witten Herdecke, Hagen, Germany
    Pneumologie 56:227-8. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint [Spiroergometry in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease confined to bed]
    W Galetke
    Klinik Ambrock, Hagen Prof Dr med Karl Heinz Rühle Klinik für Pneumologie, Allergologie und Schlafmedizin, Universitat Witten Herdecke
    Pneumologie 56:98-102. 2002
    ..While many patients confined to bed are not able to run exercise training, we investigated the influence of a bedside passive-ergometry on ventilation in patients with severe COPD...