Ralf Dikow

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Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Immunogenicity and efficacy in hemodialysis patients of an AS03(A)-adjuvanted vaccine for 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1): a nonrandomized trial
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:716-23. 2011
  2. ncbi Increased infarct size in uremic rats: reduced ischemia tolerance?
    Ralf Dikow
    University Hospital of Heidelberg, Bergheimerstrasse 561, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1530-6. 2004
  3. doi Uremia aggravates left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Nephrol 32:13-22. 2010
  4. doi Effect of insulin and glucose infusion on myocardial infarction size in uraemic rats
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 104:571-9. 2009
  5. doi In renal transplants with delayed graft function chemokines and chemokine receptor expression predict long-term allograft function
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, INF Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplantation 90:771-6. 2010
  6. ncbi Pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and renal failure
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Strasse 56a 691115, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cardiol Clin 23:311-7. 2005
  7. doi Proton pump inhibitors interfere with the immunosuppressive potency of mycophenolate mofetil
    Matthias Schaier
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2061-7. 2010
  8. ncbi Hypertension and antihypertensive treatment of diabetic nephropathy
    Eberhard Ritz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2:562-7. 2006
  9. ncbi Salt--a potential 'uremic toxin'?
    Eberhard Ritz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Blood Purif 24:63-6. 2006
  10. ncbi Hemodialysis--from early days to tomorrow
    Eberhard Ritz
    Department Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contrib Nephrol 149:1-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi Immunogenicity and efficacy in hemodialysis patients of an AS03(A)-adjuvanted vaccine for 2009 pandemic influenza A(H1N1): a nonrandomized trial
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:716-23. 2011
    ..To increase the immunogenicity of vaccines, antigens can be formulated with adjuvants. The new tocopherol-containing adjuvant system AS03(A) has not been tested yet in patients with end-stage renal disease...
  2. ncbi Increased infarct size in uremic rats: reduced ischemia tolerance?
    Ralf Dikow
    University Hospital of Heidelberg, Bergheimerstrasse 561, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1530-6. 2004
    ..The findings could explain the high rate of death from MI in patients with impaired renal function...
  3. doi Uremia aggravates left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Nephrol 32:13-22. 2010
    ..Renal failure is a well-established cardiovascular risk factor. We hypothesized that uremia negatively affects post-myocardial infarction (MI) remodeling and left ventricular (LV) function and examined the pathohistological correlations...
  4. doi Effect of insulin and glucose infusion on myocardial infarction size in uraemic rats
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 104:571-9. 2009
    ..Further analysis did not reveal a down regulation in GLUT 4 and IRS-1/IRS-2...
  5. doi In renal transplants with delayed graft function chemokines and chemokine receptor expression predict long-term allograft function
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, INF Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplantation 90:771-6. 2010
    ..We studied the role of chemokines in kidney allografts with delayed graft function and the subsequent long-term outcome of renal function and fibrosis...
  6. ncbi Pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and renal failure
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Strasse 56a 691115, Heidelberg, Germany
    Cardiol Clin 23:311-7. 2005
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  7. doi Proton pump inhibitors interfere with the immunosuppressive potency of mycophenolate mofetil
    Matthias Schaier
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2061-7. 2010
    ..Since PPIs are widely used, it is useful to clarify whether the total drug amount of MMF is available in patients undergoing PPI treatment...
  8. ncbi Hypertension and antihypertensive treatment of diabetic nephropathy
    Eberhard Ritz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 2:562-7. 2006
    ..In addition to blood pressure, proteinuria is a treatment target and should be reduced to below 1 g/24 h...
  9. ncbi Salt--a potential 'uremic toxin'?
    Eberhard Ritz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Blood Purif 24:63-6. 2006
    ..However, it is possible, and indeed likely, that sodium plays an adverse role in the genesis of target organ damage in terminal renal failure...
  10. ncbi Hemodialysis--from early days to tomorrow
    Eberhard Ritz
    Department Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contrib Nephrol 149:1-9. 2005
    ..Elucidating and correcting the cardiovascular risk is the most important challenge to clinical nephrology today...
  11. ncbi Cardiovascular abnormalities and hypertension in the elderly dialysis patient
    Ralf Dikow
    Department Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Semin Dial 15:121-6. 2002
    ..The latter observation has led to an "old for old" program in Europe...
  12. ncbi Do AV fistulas contribute to cardiac mortality in hemodialysis patients?
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Semin Dial 15:14-7. 2002
    ..Fistula flow should be monitored (e.g., by duplex sonography) to guarantee adequate flow and permit preemptive intervention to avoid fistula thrombosis...
  13. doi Role of FTY720 on M1 and M2 macrophages, lymphocytes, and chemokines in 5/6 nephrectomized rats
    Matthias Schaier
    Dept of Nephrology, Univ of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 297:F769-80. 2009
    ..FTY720 significantly reduced key mediators of renal inflammation and fibrosis. FTY720 also decreased immunoregulation of M2 macrophages, which are beneficial for tissue remodeling and repair...
  14. ncbi Angiotensin receptor antagonists in patients with nephropathy due to type 2 diabetes
    Ritz Eberhard
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Med 34:507-13. 2002
    ..This review provides an in-depth discussion of the results of these studies and provides recommendations for patient management...
  15. ncbi Hypercalcaemia-induced renal failure-a mystery
    Daniel Henriquez-Kries
    Department of Nephrology, Klinikum der Universitat Heidelberg, Bergheimer Strasse 56a, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:677-8. 2002
  16. ncbi How should we manage anaemia in patients with diabetes?
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:67-72. 2002
    ..Further studies are required to determine whether reversal of anaemia has beneficial effects on microvascular and macrovascular diabetic complications, particularly cardiac disease, retinopathy and peripheral arterial disease...