Wolfgang A Schmidt

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Technique and value of arthrosonography in rheumatologic diagnosis. 2: Ultrasound diagnosis of the hip area]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 61:180-8. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Low-field MRI versus ultrasound: which is more sensitive in detecting inflammation and bone damage in MCP and MTP joints in mild or moderate rheumatoid arthritis?
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Immanuel Krankenhaus Berlin, Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:91-6. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Doppler ultrasonography in the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:S40-2. 2000
  4. doi request reprint Prognosis of large-vessel giant cell arteritis
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Str 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1406-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Do temporal artery duplex ultrasound findings correlate with ophthalmic complications in giant cell arteritis?
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:383-5. 2009
  6. pmc Standard reference values for musculoskeletal ultrasonography
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:988-94. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of imaging studies in the diagnosis of vasculitis
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, D 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 6:203-11. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [Solutions for off-label therapy]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 62:II54-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint [Value of ultrasound diagnosis in vasculitis]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 62:112-3. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint [Imaging techniques in rheumatology: sonography in rheumatoid arthritis]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 62:23-33. 2003

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint [Technique and value of arthrosonography in rheumatologic diagnosis. 2: Ultrasound diagnosis of the hip area]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 61:180-8. 2002
    ..Synovitis or effusions are probable if the difference between right and left hip is > or = 2 mm, and they are definite if the difference is > or = 3 mm...
  2. ncbi request reprint Low-field MRI versus ultrasound: which is more sensitive in detecting inflammation and bone damage in MCP and MTP joints in mild or moderate rheumatoid arthritis?
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Immanuel Krankenhaus Berlin, Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:91-6. 2013
    ..The aim of the present paper is to determine if the ultrasound of hands and feet is comparable to the MRI of the dominant hand to detect erosive disease and inflammation in mild or moderate rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Doppler ultrasonography in the diagnosis of giant cell arteritis
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:S40-2. 2000
    ..A hypoechoic halo is also seen in large vessel giant cell arteritis at the axillary and brachial arteries and at the temporal arteries in polyarteritis nodosa...
  4. doi request reprint Prognosis of large-vessel giant cell arteritis
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Str 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1406-8. 2008
    ..The prognosis of large-vessel GCA (LV-GCA) has not yet been investigated. How does it compare to GCA without arm vasculitis (GCA controls)?..
  5. doi request reprint Do temporal artery duplex ultrasound findings correlate with ophthalmic complications in giant cell arteritis?
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:383-5. 2009
    ..Ophthalmic complications are common in acute GCA. Do temporal artery ultrasound and clinical parameters correlate with the occurrence and severity of ophthalmic complications?..
  6. pmc Standard reference values for musculoskeletal ultrasonography
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:988-94. 2004
    ..To determine standard reference values for musculoskeletal ultrasonography in healthy adults...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of imaging studies in the diagnosis of vasculitis
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, D 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 6:203-11. 2004
    ..Duplex ultrasonography has the greatest resolution. It delineates typical artery wall swelling in temporal arteritis and Takayasu's arteritis. Positron emission tomography can assess inflammatory activity of large arteries...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Solutions for off-label therapy]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 62:II54-6. 2003
    ..The treatment of many rheumatic diseases includes off-label use. Reimbursement from the health insurance is possible if no other approved therapy is available, and if scientific studies prove the effectiveness of the drug...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Value of ultrasound diagnosis in vasculitis]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 62:112-3. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint [Imaging techniques in rheumatology: sonography in rheumatoid arthritis]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 62:23-33. 2003
    ..Carpal- and ulnar neuropathy occur secondary to rheumatoid arthritis and may lead to characteristic nerve swelling. Ultrasound-guided injections into joints and tendon sheets can be performed...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Technique and value of arthrosonography in rheumatologic diagnosis--3: Ultrasound diagnosis of the ankle joint, foot and toes]
    W A Schmidt
    Rheumaklinik Berlin Buch Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Z Rheumatol 61:279-90. 2002
    ..Using modern equipment with higher resolution a hypoechoic border may be normal up to 3 mm in the ankle joints, the MTP joints, and around the peroneus tendons, and up to 4 mm around the tibialis posterior tendons...
  12. ncbi request reprint Involvement of peripheral arteries in giant cell arteritis: a color Doppler sonography study
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 20:309-18. 2002
    ..To investigate the involvement of arteries other than the temporal arteries in active giant cell arteritis using color Doppler sonography...
  13. ncbi request reprint Vasculitis of the internal carotid artery in Wegener's granulomatosis: comparison of ultrasonography, angiography, and MRI
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Klinikum Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Scand J Rheumatol 30:48-50. 2001
    ..In this case ultrasonography was superior to angiography and MRI to visualize the artery wall and the surrounding tissue, but it failed to evaluate the whole distance of the vessel...
  14. ncbi request reprint Colour Doppler ultrasonography to detect pannus in knee joint synovitis
    W A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology, Berlin Buch, Germany
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 18:439-44. 2000
    ..To determine if colour Doppler ultrasonography can characterise the nature of intraarticular echogenic structures and synovial villi more precisely than conventional ultrasonography...
  15. ncbi request reprint Takayasu and temporal arteritis
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    Front Neurol Neurosci 21:96-104. 2006
    ..The echogenicity of the arterial wall thickening is, in general, higher than in giant cell arteritis, as the nature of Takayasu arteritis is more chronic, with less wall edema...
  16. ncbi request reprint Manifestation of rheumatoid arthritis in a patient with hereditary haemochromatosis
    Dirk Wernicke
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Str 11, 13 125 Berlin, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 26:939-41. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Carotidynia in Takayasu arteritis
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Immanuel Diakonie Group, Karower Str 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    J Rheumatol 34:231-2. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Use of ultrasonography and positron emission tomography in the diagnosis and assessment of large-vessel vasculitis
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Germany
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:9-15. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Color Doppler ultrasonography of hand and finger arteries to differentiate primary from secondary forms of Raynaud's phenomenon
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    J Rheumatol 35:1591-8. 2008
    ..Modern ultrasound (US) equipment allows rheumatologists to directly visualize hand and finger arteries. How does US aid in diagnosis of Raynaud's phenomenon (RP)?..
  20. doi request reprint What the practising rheumatologist needs to know about the technical fundamentals of ultrasonography
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Linden serper wef 19 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 22:981-99. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint What is the best approach to diagnosing large-vessel vasculitis?
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Strasse 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:223-42. 2005
    ..Profound experience exists with angiography. Other imaging methods are interesting alternatives as they are less invasive and may depict the inflammatory wall swelling...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography of salivary glands -- a highly specific imaging procedure for diagnosis of Sjögren's syndrome
    Dirk Wernicke
    Clinic for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Berlin, Germany
    J Rheumatol 35:285-93. 2008
    ..To verify ultrasonographic criteria for examination of the major salivary glands in diagnosis of primary and secondary Sjögren's syndrome (SS)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Doppler sonography in rheumatology
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Karower Str 11, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 18:827-46. 2004
    ..These pathologies resolve quickly with treatment in the temporal arteries and much more slowly in larger arteries...
  24. doi request reprint Cytokine-induced human IFN-gamma-secreting effector-memory Th cells in chronic autoimmune inflammation
    Arne Sattler
    Clinical Immunology Group, German Rheumatism Research Centre, Berlin, Germany
    Blood 113:1948-56. 2009
    ..Our data provide a rationale for how human effector-memory Thcells can participate in perpetuating inflammatory processes in autoimmunity even in the absence of T-cell receptor ligation...
  25. doi request reprint Imaging in vasculitis
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Immanuel Krankenhaus Berlin, Medical Centre for Rheumatology Berlin Buch, Lindenberger Weg 19, 13125 Berlin, Germany
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:107-18. 2013
    ..Imaging has led to a better understanding of the nature and distribution of vasculitides. It significantly facilitates diagnosis of patients with suspected vasculitis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal ultrasound including definitions for ultrasonographic pathology
    Richard J Wakefield
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 32:2485-7. 2005
    ..Also proposed for the first time are consensus US definitions for common pathological lesions seen in patients with inflammatory arthritis...
  27. ncbi request reprint The OMERACT Ultrasound Group: status of current activities and research directions
    Richard J Wakefield
    Academic Unit of Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    J Rheumatol 34:848-51. 2007
    ..The reliability of acquiring images was also enhanced using standardized positions. Future studies will assess the value of US in clinical trials...
  28. ncbi request reprint Summary findings of a systematic review of the ultrasound assessment of synovitis
    Fredrick Joshua
    Department of Rheumatology, St George Hospital, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    J Rheumatol 34:839-47. 2007
    ..The review highlights the current gaps in the literature, including a lack of reliability data with respect to intra-occasion and intra- and inter-reader reliability. Current work by our group is addressing these issues...
  29. ncbi request reprint Technology Insight: the role of color and power Doppler ultrasonography in rheumatology
    Wolfgang A Schmidt
    Medical Center for Rheumatology in Berlin Buch, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:35-42; quiz 59. 2007
    ..Duplex ultrasonography can also be used to assess vasculitis of subclavian and carotid arteries in younger patients with Takayasu's arteritis and acute finger artery occlusions in patients with small-vessel vasculitides...
  30. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis: test performance of ultrasonography for giant-cell arteritis
    Fotini B Karassa
    University of Ioannina School of Medicine and Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas, Ioannina, Greece
    Ann Intern Med 142:359-69. 2005
    ..Giant-cell arteritis is a diagnostic challenge...
  31. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography of the shoulder in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: comment on the article by Hermann et al
    George A W Bruyn
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3054; author reply 3055-6. 2004