Sandra Erbs

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of different exercise training modalities on the coronary collateral circulation and plaque composition in patients with significant coronary artery disease (EXCITE trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Madlen Uhlemann
    Sports Medicine, University Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
    Trials 13:167. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Exercise training in patients with advanced chronic heart failure (NYHA IIIb) promotes restoration of peripheral vasomotor function, induction of endogenous regeneration, and improvement of left ventricular function
    Sandra Erbs
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Circ Heart Fail 3:486-94. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Restoration of microvascular function in the infarct-related artery by intracoronary transplantation of bone marrow progenitor cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction: the Doppler Substudy of the Reinfusion of Enriched Progenitor Cells and Infa
    Sandra Erbs
    University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Struempellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 116:366-74. 2007
  4. doi request reprint High-dose rosuvastatin in chronic heart failure promotes vasculogenesis, corrects endothelial function, and improves cardiac remodeling--results from a randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled study
    Sandra Erbs
    University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Struempellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 146:56-63. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on insulin-like growth factor-I expression in the skeletal muscle of non-cachectic patients with chronic heart failure
    Rainer Hambrecht
    Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:401-6. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Maximal exercise, limb ischemia, and endothelial progenitor cells
    Marcus Sandri
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:55-64. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Exercise training in chronic heart failure: correlation between reduced local inflammation and improved oxidative capacity in the skeletal muscle
    Stephan Gielen
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:393-400. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Age-related effects of exercise training on diastolic function in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: the Leipzig Exercise Intervention in Chronic Heart Failure and Aging (LEICA) Diastolic Dysfunction Study
    Marcus Sandri
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Heart J 33:1758-68. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and ischemia on mobilization and functional activation of blood-derived progenitor cells in patients with ischemic syndromes: results of 3 randomized studies
    Marcus Sandri
    Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 111:3391-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Antioxidative effects of exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure: increase in radical scavenger enzyme activity in skeletal muscle
    Axel Linke
    Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 111:1763-70. 2005

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. pmc Impact of different exercise training modalities on the coronary collateral circulation and plaque composition in patients with significant coronary artery disease (EXCITE trial): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Madlen Uhlemann
    Sports Medicine, University Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
    Trials 13:167. 2012
    ..Until now, data demonstrating the positive effect of ET on the collateral blood flow and the functional capacity of the coronary collateral circulation are still lacking...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exercise training in patients with advanced chronic heart failure (NYHA IIIb) promotes restoration of peripheral vasomotor function, induction of endogenous regeneration, and improvement of left ventricular function
    Sandra Erbs
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Circ Heart Fail 3:486-94. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Restoration of microvascular function in the infarct-related artery by intracoronary transplantation of bone marrow progenitor cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction: the Doppler Substudy of the Reinfusion of Enriched Progenitor Cells and Infa
    Sandra Erbs
    University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Struempellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 116:366-74. 2007
    ....
  4. doi request reprint High-dose rosuvastatin in chronic heart failure promotes vasculogenesis, corrects endothelial function, and improves cardiac remodeling--results from a randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled study
    Sandra Erbs
    University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Struempellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 146:56-63. 2011
    ..Therefore, we aimed to evaluate the pleiotropic effects of rosuvastatin on vascular and tissue regeneration, its impact on endothelial function and hemodynamics in CHF...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on insulin-like growth factor-I expression in the skeletal muscle of non-cachectic patients with chronic heart failure
    Rainer Hambrecht
    Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:401-6. 2005
    ..Chronic heart failure (CHF) is associated with progressive muscle atrophy and reduced local expression of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I)...
  6. doi request reprint Maximal exercise, limb ischemia, and endothelial progenitor cells
    Marcus Sandri
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:55-64. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the role of acute ischemia for EPC mobilization in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) and in healthy volunteers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Exercise training in chronic heart failure: correlation between reduced local inflammation and improved oxidative capacity in the skeletal muscle
    Stephan Gielen
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:393-400. 2005
    ..INOS-derived NO can inhibit oxidative phosphorylation and contribute to skeletal muscle dysfunction in CHF...
  8. doi request reprint Age-related effects of exercise training on diastolic function in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: the Leipzig Exercise Intervention in Chronic Heart Failure and Aging (LEICA) Diastolic Dysfunction Study
    Marcus Sandri
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Heart J 33:1758-68. 2012
    ..We therefore assessed DD in a cohort of referent controls (RCs) and HFREF patients and studied the response of DD to endurance exercise in two age groups (≤55 years and ≥65 years)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise and ischemia on mobilization and functional activation of blood-derived progenitor cells in patients with ischemic syndromes: results of 3 randomized studies
    Marcus Sandri
    Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 111:3391-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether ischemic stimuli during ET are required to promote CPC mobilization in patients with cardiovascular diseases...
  10. ncbi request reprint Antioxidative effects of exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure: increase in radical scavenger enzyme activity in skeletal muscle
    Axel Linke
    Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 111:1763-70. 2005
    ..Moreover, it remains unknown whether exercise training augments the activity of these enzymes in CHF...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of blood-derived progenitor cells after recanalization of chronic coronary artery occlusion: first randomized and placebo-controlled study
    Sandra Erbs
    Department of Cardiology, Heart, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Circ Res 97:756-62. 2005
    ..Hence, intracoronary transplantation of CPCs after recanalization of CTO results in an improvement of macro- and microvascular function and contributes to the recruitment of hibernating myocardium...
  12. ncbi request reprint Both T-786C and G894T polymorphism of endothelial nitric oxide synthase affect in-vitro endothelium-dependent relaxation of internal mammary artery rings from patients with coronary artery disease
    Sandra Erbs
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:826-31. 2006
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  13. ncbi request reprint Exercise training in patients with severe chronic heart failure: impact on left ventricular performance and cardiac size. A retrospective analysis of the Leipzig Heart Failure Training Trial
    Sandra Erbs
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 10:336-44. 2003
    ..This analysis was conducted, to evaluate the effects of ET on left ventricular function and haemodynamics in patients with advanced CHF (NYHA class III) fulfilling the inclusion criteria of the COPERNICUS trial...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of increased exercise in school children on physical fitness and endothelial progenitor cells: a prospective randomized trial
    Claudia Walther
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, 4289 Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 120:2251-9. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory effects of exercise training in the skeletal muscle of patients with chronic heart failure
    Stephan Gielen
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Strumpellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:861-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effects of regular physical exercise on local inflammatory parameters in the skeletal muscle of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  16. doi request reprint Anabolic effects of exercise training in patients with advanced chronic heart failure (NYHA IIIb): impact on ubiquitin-protein ligases expression and skeletal muscle size
    Robert Höllriegel
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 167:975-80. 2013
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  17. doi request reprint Effect of progenitor cells on myocardial perfusion and metabolism in patients after recanalization of a chronically occluded coronary artery
    Kai Kendziorra
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    J Nucl Med 49:557-63. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Improvement of peripheral endothelial dysfunction by acute vitamin C application: different effects in patients with coronary artery disease, ischemic, and dilated cardiomyopathy
    Sandra Erbs
    University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Leipzig, Germany
    Am Heart J 146:280-5. 2003
    ..It remains unclear, however, whether the degree of endothelial dysfunction caused by oxidative stress differs between CAD and CHF because of ischemic (ICM) or dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
  19. doi request reprint Exercise training restores the endothelial response to vascular growth factors in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Ephraim B Beck
    Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Struempellstrasse 39, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:412-8. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the impact of 4 weeks of exercise training on circulating growth factors and to elucidate their involvement in the training-induced changes in vasomotion in patients with CAD...
  20. doi request reprint Modulation of Murf-1 and MAFbx expression in the myocardium by physical exercise training
    Volker Adams
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:293-9. 2008
    ..Exercise training (ET) exhibits great potential to attenuate the development of muscle atrophy and cardiac remodeling. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of ET on myocardial expression of Murf-1 and MAFbx...
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of regular physical activity on the NAD(P)H oxidase and angiotensin receptor system in patients with coronary artery disease
    Volker Adams
    University Leipzig, Heart Center Leipzig, Department of Cardiology, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 111:555-62. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the impact of ET on sources of ROS generation in the left internal mammary artery of patients with symptomatic coronary artery disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary angioplasty compared with exercise training in patients with stable coronary artery disease: a randomized trial
    Rainer Hambrecht
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 109:1371-8. 2004
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  23. doi request reprint Exercise training leads to a reduction of elevated myostatin levels in patients with chronic heart failure
    Karsten Lenk
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Struempellstrasse 39, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:404-11. 2012
    ..In animal studies it has been demonstrated that myostatin, a key regulator of skeletal muscle mass, is elevated in advanced stages of this syndrome...
  24. doi request reprint Chemerin as a mediator between obesity and vascular inflammation in children
    Kathrin Landgraf
    Pediatric Research Center, Department of Women s and Child Health, University of Leipzig, Liebigstrasse 20a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E556-64. 2012
    ..The chemoattractant protein chemerin has recently been shown to be expressed in adipose tissue...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint How to improve endothelial repair mechanisms: the lifestyle approach
    Sven Mobius-Winkler
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Universität Leipzig Herzzentrum GmbH, Strümpellstr 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:573-80. 2010
    ..This review focuses on lifestyle interventions to correct endothelial dysfunction in different cardiovascular diseases...
  27. ncbi request reprint Exercise and the coronary circulation-alterations and adaptations in coronary artery disease
    Axel Linke
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 48:270-84. 2006
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  28. doi request reprint Adiponectin promotes the migration of circulating angiogenic cells through p38-mediated induction of the CXCR4 receptor
    Volker Adams
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 167:2039-46. 2013
    ..Aim of the present study was to elucidate the effects of adipo on CAC migration and the underlying signaling pathways. Furthermore, the impact of ET on adiponectin-mediated CAC migration was investigated...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia reduces survival and impairs function of circulating blood-derived progenitor cells
    Nicolle Krankel
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:698-703. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to analyze possible mechanisms leading to the reduction of CPC amount and function...
  30. ncbi request reprint Differential gene expression in skeletal muscle after induction of heart failure: impact of cytokines on protein phosphatase 2A expression
    Nicolle Krankel
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, D 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Mol Genet Metab 80:262-71. 2003
    ..The upregulation of PP2A, an important regulator in intracellular signaling and apoptosis, may be due to an increase of inflammatory cytokines...
  31. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum levels of leptin and soluble leptin receptor in patients with advanced chronic heart failure
    P Christian Schulze
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Strumpellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 5:33-40. 2003
    ..This finding indicates that leptin may participate in the catabolic state leading to the development of cardiac cachexia in the course of CHF...
  32. ncbi request reprint Promoter but not exon 7 polymorphism of endothelial nitric oxide synthase affects training-induced correction of endothelial dysfunction
    Sandra Erbs
    Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:1814-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, we aimed to determine the effects of these polymorphisms on endothelial function and endothelial response to physical exercise in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on mortality in patients with coronary heart disease
    Sandra Erbs
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Coron Artery Dis 17:219-25. 2006
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  34. ncbi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging at 3 and 15 months after application of circulating progenitor cells in recanalised chronic total occlusions
    Holger Thiele
    University of Leipzig Heart Centre, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Leipzig, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 135:287-95. 2009
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMRI) is an excellent tool for serial assessment of underlying structural changes in perfusion, left ventricular function, and infarct size...
  35. doi request reprint Impact of high-dose N-acetylcysteine versus placebo on contrast-induced nephropathy and myocardial reperfusion injury in unselected patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention. The LIPSIA-
    Holger Thiele
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2201-9. 2010
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  36. doi request reprint Increasing physical education in high school students: effects on concentration of circulating endothelial progenitor cells
    Claudia Walther
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:416-22. 2008
    ..In the context of primary prevention, the impact of regular physical activity on the amount and function of EPC has not yet been investigated in school children...
  37. doi request reprint Five-year clinical follow-up of a randomized comparison of a polymer-free sirolimus-eluting stent versus a polymer-based paclitaxel-eluting stent in patients with diabetes mellitus (LIPSIA Yukon trial)
    Thomas Stiermaier
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 83:418-24. 2014
    ..At 9 months, the Yukon Choice stent failed to show non-inferiority in terms of the primary end point late lumen loss, while no significant difference in clinical outcome was detected...
  38. ncbi request reprint Myocardial expression of Murf-1 and MAFbx after induction of chronic heart failure: Effect on myocardial contractility
    Volker Adams
    University Leipzig Heart Center Leipzig, Department of Cardiology, Leipzig, Germany
    Cardiovasc Res 73:120-9. 2007
    ..However, it is unknown whether the E3-ubiquitin ligases MAFbx and Murf-1 are involved in this remodeling process and whether their expression is regulated by TNF-alpha...
  39. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced modulation of endothelial nitric oxide production
    Stephan Gielen
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig Heart Center, Strumpellstrabe 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 12:1375-84. 2011
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  40. doi request reprint Randomized comparison of a polymer-free sirolimus-eluting stent versus a polymer-based paclitaxel-eluting stent in patients with diabetes mellitus: the LIPSIA Yukon trial
    Steffen Desch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:452-9. 2011
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  41. doi request reprint Intracoronary compared with intravenous bolus abciximab application in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: the randomized Leipzig immediate percutaneous coronary intervention abciximab IV
    Holger Thiele
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Strumpellstrasse 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 118:49-57. 2008
    ..Intracoronary abciximab bolus application results in high local drug concentrations and may be more effective than a standard intravenous bolus...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training upon endothelial function in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Axel Linke
    University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, Leipzig, Germany
    Front Biosci 13:424-32. 2008
    ..Given the prognostic value of endothelial function further studies are necessary to elucidate whether the ET-induced correction of vasomotion is the key mechanism responsible for the decline in mortality in patients with CVD...
  43. ncbi request reprint Flow-mediated vasodilation partially reflects nitric oxide-mediated endothelial function
    Axel Linke
    University of Leipzig Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, Germany
    J Appl Physiol 99:1622. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Therapeutical potential of blood-derived progenitor cells in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease and critical limb ischaemia
    Karsten Lenk
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig Heart Center, Strumpellstrasse 39, D 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:1903-9. 2005
    ..It remains unclear, however, whether an intra-arterial application of autologous CPCs in patients with infrapopliteal PAOD and CLI is safe, feasible, and of potentially beneficial effects...
  45. ncbi request reprint Influence of time-to-treatment, TIMI-flow grades, and ST-segment resolution on infarct size and infarct transmurality as assessed by delayed enhancement magnetic resonance imaging
    Holger Thiele
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig Heart Centre, Strümpellstr 39, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:1433-9. 2007
    ..Delayed enhancement magnetic resonance imaging (DE-MRI) has excellent spatial resolution to uncover these relations...
  46. doi request reprint Impact of minimising door-to-balloon times in ST-elevation myocardial infarction to less than 30 min on outcome: an analysis over an 8-year period in a tertiary care centre
    Ulrike M Müller
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Centre, Strumpellstrasse 39, Leipzig, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:297-309. 2011
    ..We hypothesised that DBT of <30 min can be accomplished for the majority of patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Home-based versus hospital-based exercise programs in patients with coronary artery disease: effects on coronary vasomotion
    Stephan Gielen
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Am Heart J 145:E3. 2003
    ..The aim of this consecutive study was to assess whether a home-based exercise program with reduced average training duration can sustain previously achieved effects on coronary endothelial function...
  48. ncbi request reprint New predictors of the metabolic syndrome in children--role of adipocytokines
    Antje Körner
    University Hospital for Children and Adolescents, University of Leipzig, 04317 Leipzig, Germany
    Pediatr Res 61:640-5. 2007
    ..Overall factors from the adipose tissue may constitute not only markers but also mediators of metabolic sequelae of obesity...
  49. ncbi request reprint Increase of circulating endothelial progenitor cells in patients with coronary artery disease after exercise-induced ischemia
    Volker Adams
    University Leipzig, Heart Center Leipzig, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:684-90. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze whether a maximal stress test in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) increases the number of circulating EPCs...
  50. doi request reprint Impact of exercise training on myostatin expression in the myocardium and skeletal muscle in a chronic heart failure model
    Karsten Lenk
    Clinic of Cardiology, University Leipzig Heart Center Leipzig, Strumpellstrasse 39, D 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 11:342-8. 2009
    ..This study aimed to investigate the expression of myostatin in CHF, the influence of exercise training on myostatin levels, and regulation of myostatin by tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha)...
  51. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary bone marrow-derived progenitor cells in acute myocardial infarction
    Volker Schachinger
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    N Engl J Med 355:1210-21. 2006
    ..Pilot trials suggest that the intracoronary administration of autologous progenitor cells may improve left ventricular function after acute myocardial infarction...
  52. ncbi request reprint Spotlight on a young cardiologist
    Ingrid Torjesen
    Circulation 114:f120. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Muscular levels of proinflammatory cytokines correlate with a reduced expression of insulinlike growth factor-I in chronic heart failure
    P Christian Schulze
    Cardiovascular Research, Partners Research Facility, 65 Landsdowne Street, Room 289, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Basic Res Cardiol 98:267-74. 2003
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  54. ncbi request reprint Improved clinical outcome after intracoronary administration of bone-marrow-derived progenitor cells in acute myocardial infarction: final 1-year results of the REPAIR-AMI trial
    Volker Schachinger
    J W Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Med Klinik III, Abt Kardiologie, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt a M, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:2775-83. 2006
    ..To investigate the clinical outcome after intracoronary administration of autologous progenitor cells in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Intracoronary administration of circulating blood-derived progenitor cells after recanalization of chronic coronary artery occlusion improves endothelial function
    Sandra Erbs
    Circ Res 98:e48. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint Endothelial Protection, AT1 blockade and Cholesterol-Dependent Oxidative Stress: the EPAS trial
    Henning Morawietz
    Department of Vascular Endothelium and Microcirculation, Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus, University of Technology Dresden, Fetscherstr 74, D 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Circulation 114:I296-301. 2006
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