Rainald Fischer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Lung diffusing capacity for nitric oxide and carbon monoxide in relation to morphological changes as assessed by computed tomography in patients with cystic fibrosis
    Holger Dressel
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstr, 1, D 80336 MUnchen, Germany
    BMC Pulm Med 9:30. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Lung function in adults with cystic fibrosis at altitude: impact on air travel
    R Fischer
    Dept of Medicine, Division of Pneumology, Clinic for Internal Medicine, Dr von Hauner s Children s Hospital, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur Respir J 25:718-24. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint [Visiting high altitudes--healthy persons and patients with risk diseases]
    R Fischer
    Deutschen Gesellschaft für Berg und Expeditionsmedizin, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, Universitat Munchen
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:33-4, 36-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint [Hazards of mountain climbing and hiking]
    Rainald Fischer
    Pneumologie, Medizinische Klinik der Universität München
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:28-30, 32. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of expiratory flow rates and lung volumes during a high altitude expedition
    R Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pneumology, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, LMU Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 10:469-74. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Theophylline and acetazolamide reduce sleep-disordered breathing at high altitude
    R Fischer
    Dept of Medicine, Division of Pneumology, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur Respir J 23:47-52. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Lung disease severity, chronic inflammation, iron deficiency, and erythropoietin response in adults with cystic fibrosis
    R Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1193-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint [Cystic fibrosis care in transition from adolescence to adult age]
    R Fischer
    Zentrum für erwachsene Mukoviszidose Patienten, Klinikum der Universität München Pneumologie, 80336 Munchen
    Internist (Berl) 50:1213-4, 1216, 1218-20. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of portable oxygen concentrators in a simulated airplane environment
    Rainald Fischer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik V, University Hospital of Munich, Ziemssenstr 1, 80336 Munchen, Germany
    Respir Med 107:147-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Independent information of nonspecific biomarkers in exhaled breath condensate
    Holger Dressel
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstrasse 1, Munich, Germany
    Respiration 80:401-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Lung diffusing capacity for nitric oxide and carbon monoxide in relation to morphological changes as assessed by computed tomography in patients with cystic fibrosis
    Holger Dressel
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstr, 1, D 80336 MUnchen, Germany
    BMC Pulm Med 9:30. 2009
    ..We thus studied the relationship between DLNO as well as DLCO and a CF-specific CT score in patients with stable CF...
  2. ncbi request reprint Lung function in adults with cystic fibrosis at altitude: impact on air travel
    R Fischer
    Dept of Medicine, Division of Pneumology, Clinic for Internal Medicine, Dr von Hauner s Children s Hospital, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur Respir J 25:718-24. 2005
    ..The risk assessment of low in-flight oxygenation should encompass the whole clinical situation of cystic fibrosis patients, with special attention being paid to the presence of severe airway obstruction...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Visiting high altitudes--healthy persons and patients with risk diseases]
    R Fischer
    Deutschen Gesellschaft für Berg und Expeditionsmedizin, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, Universitat Munchen
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:33-4, 36-7. 2004
    ..In contrast, patients with COPD, interstitial pulmonary disease or pulmonary hypertension are at appreciably greater risk...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Hazards of mountain climbing and hiking]
    Rainald Fischer
    Pneumologie, Medizinische Klinik der Universität München
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:28-30, 32. 2005
    ..A sojourn in the mountains requires effective preparation and prophylaxis against oxygen deficiency, increased UV radiation, as well as against the possibility of hypothermia and frostbite...
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of expiratory flow rates and lung volumes during a high altitude expedition
    R Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pneumology, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, LMU Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 10:469-74. 2005
    ..This study characterizes alterations of the forced expiratory flow-volume curve (FEFV-curve) and lung volumes at increasing altitude...
  6. ncbi request reprint Theophylline and acetazolamide reduce sleep-disordered breathing at high altitude
    R Fischer
    Dept of Medicine, Division of Pneumology, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Eur Respir J 23:47-52. 2004
    ..2 +/- 1.7% versus 81.0 +/- 3.0%). The authors conclude that both oral slow release theophylline and acetazolamide are effective to normalise high-altitude sleep-disordered breathing...
  7. ncbi request reprint Lung disease severity, chronic inflammation, iron deficiency, and erythropoietin response in adults with cystic fibrosis
    R Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:1193-7. 2007
    ..CF may be associated with anemia of variable severity as expression of the chronic inflammation present in these patients. The therapeutic consequences are to treat the underlying inflammation rather than to supplement iron...
  8. doi request reprint [Cystic fibrosis care in transition from adolescence to adult age]
    R Fischer
    Zentrum für erwachsene Mukoviszidose Patienten, Klinikum der Universität München Pneumologie, 80336 Munchen
    Internist (Berl) 50:1213-4, 1216, 1218-20. 2009
    ..In this article models for transition currently established in Germany are described and occurring problems with their implementation are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of portable oxygen concentrators in a simulated airplane environment
    Rainald Fischer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik V, University Hospital of Munich, Ziemssenstr 1, 80336 Munchen, Germany
    Respir Med 107:147-9. 2013
    ..When choosing the right oxygen system for air travel in patients in COPD, not only weight, but also battery life and maximum possible oxygen output must be considered carefully...
  10. doi request reprint Independent information of nonspecific biomarkers in exhaled breath condensate
    Holger Dressel
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstrasse 1, Munich, Germany
    Respiration 80:401-9. 2010
    ..Exhaled breath condensate (EBC) has been used for diagnosing and monitoring respiratory disorders. For clinical purposes the assessment of easy-to-obtain nonspecific markers seems particularly interesting...
  11. doi request reprint Lung diffusing capacity for nitric oxide and carbon monoxide: dependence on breath-hold time
    Holger Dressel
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, D 80336 MUnchen, Germany
    Chest 133:1149-54. 2008
    ..We thus quantified the influence of breath-hold time on Dlco and Dlno in subjects with or without airway disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ultrapure dialysis fluid slows loss of residual renal function in new dialysis patients
    Helmut Schiffl
    KfH Dialysezentrum München Laim, Munich, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1814-8. 2002
    ..Our prospective randomised investigation aimed to analyse the effects of the microbiological quality of dialysis fluid on the course of residual renal function after initiation of haemodialysis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Daily hemodialysis and the outcome of acute renal failure
    Helmut Schiffl
    Department of Nephrology, Medizinische Klinik and Medizinische Poliklinik Innenstadt, Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    N Engl J Med 346:305-10. 2002
    ..We performed a prospective study to determine the effect of daily intermittent hemodialysis, as compared with conventional (alternate-day) intermittent hemodialysis, on survival among patients with acute renal failure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Bronchial hyperreactivity is correlated with increased baseline airway tone
    A Bergner
    Pneumology, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, Ziemssenstr 1, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 11:77-84. 2006
    ..We therefore conclude that although not fulfilling the criteria for obstructive airway disease, increased airway tone may yet be relevant in asthma...
  15. pmc Lung function in adult patients with cystic fibrosis after using the eFlow rapid for one year
    Susanne Naehrig
    Pneumology, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Ziemssenstr 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 16:63-6. 2011
    ..The new generation nebuliser PARI eFlow® rapid allows a highly efficient aerosol delivery at reduced inhalation time. However, lung function data during long-term use of this device are not available until now...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dissociation between high anti-PR3 titers (c-ANCA) and the clinical course of disease in a case of Wegener granulomatosis
    S M Lang
    Department of Medicine, University of Munich, Federal Republic of Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 110:691-4. 1998
    ..A nephritic sediment was not present during these episodes. Curiously, the anti-PR3 titers have remained excessively elevated for the last three years...
  17. ncbi request reprint No evidence of cerebral oedema in severe acute mountain sickness
    R Fischer
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pneumology, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Ziemssenstrasse 1, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    Cephalalgia 24:66-71. 2004
    ..76, P= 0.01). Moderate to severe AMS after high altitude exposure for 10 h is associated with a decreased iCSF-volume independent of AMS severity or medication without signs of cerebral oedema...
  18. ncbi request reprint Standardization of non-aggregated data: theory and practice
    R Weitkunat
    Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, Universitat Munchen, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 65:207-27. 2001
    ..The utility allows for the rapid and standardized analysis and tabulation of large multi-variable data sets. Both the statistical and technical properties of the macro are discussed and its usage is explained as well as exemplified...
  19. ncbi request reprint High altitude increases circulating interleukin-6, interleukin-1 receptor antagonist and C-reactive protein
    G Hartmann
    Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Cytokine 12:246-52. 2000
    ..The existence and the kinetics of high altitude-induced cytokines found in this study support the hypothesis that inflammation is involved in the development of HAPO...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Low-dose spiral CT of the lung in the follow-up of non-malignant lung disease]
    E Coppenrath
    Institut für Klinische Radiologie der Universität München Innenstadt
    Rofo 176:522-8. 2004
    ..To assess image quality of chest CT with an 80 to 90 percent dose reduction in follow-up studies of patients with lung disease, dose and image quality of a low-dose protocol was investigated...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Regional and sex-specific differences in fulfillment of patient rights: results of a representative population survey in Munich, Dresden, Vienna and Bern]
    M Wildner
    Bayerischer Forschungsverbund Public Health Offentliche Gesundheit, Munchen
    Soz Praventivmed 46:248-58. 2001
    ..The present study aims at a gender-specific analysis of the fulfillment of these rights...
  22. ncbi request reprint Perceived risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy and dietary behavior
    R Weitkunat
    Institut für Medizinische Informationsverarbeitung, Biometrie und Epidemiologie, University of Munich, Germany
    J Health Psychol 8:373-81. 2003
    ..It was not, however, strongly associated with perceived seriousness of BSE, probably due to the ubiquitous public discussion of the topic. Reduced beef consumption has three to four times more frequent in the event of subjective threat...
  23. doi request reprint Influence of air pressure, humidity, solar radiation, temperature, and wind speed on ambulatory visits due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Bavaria, Germany
    Uta Ferrari
    Division of Respiratory Medicine Campus Innnenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munich, Ziemssenstraße 1, 80336, Munich, Germany
    Int J Biometeorol 56:137-43. 2012
    ..It also serves as a model for the further evaluation of the impact of meteorological factors on health, and could easily be applied to other diseases or other regions...
  24. doi request reprint Five-year outcomes of severe acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy
    Helmut Schiffl
    Department of Internal Medicine Campus Innenstadt, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2235-41. 2008
    ..Severe acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common occurrence in intensive care. However, few studies have followed up these patients beyond 12 months after hospital discharge...
  25. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of hemodialysis on lung function in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Susanne M Lang
    Division of Pneumology, Department of Medicine, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:108-13. 2006
    ..Regardless of the membrane used, the hemodialysis procedure does not acutely affect lung function in uremic patients on maintenance hemodialysis. Hemodialysis is a safe procedure even in uremic patients with pre-existing lung disease...
  26. pmc Influence of acute exposure to high altitude on basal and postprandial plasma levels of gastroenteropancreatic peptides
    Rudolf L Riepl
    Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology, Kreiskrankenhaus Erding, Erding, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e44445. 2012
    ..The changes of peptide levels were not uniform. Based on the inhibition of PP and neurotensin release a reduction of the cholinergic tone can be postulated...
  27. ncbi request reprint Improvement of alveolar glutathione and lung function but not oxidative state in cystic fibrosis
    Matthias Griese
    Department of Pediatric Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:822-8. 2004
    ..Reversion of markers of oxidative injury may need longer treatment, higher doses, or different types of antioxidants...
  28. doi request reprint Hypobaric hypoxia causes body weight reduction in obese subjects
    Florian J Lippl
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:675-81. 2010
    ..Hypobaric hypoxia seems to play a major role, although the physiological mechanisms remain unclear. Weight loss at high altitudes was associated with clinically relevant improvements in diastolic blood pressure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of ultrapure dialysis fluid on nutritional status and inflammatory parameters
    H Schiffl
    Department of Nephrology, Medizinische Klinik and Medizinische Poliklinik Innenstadt, , Ziemssenstr. 1, , Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:1863-9. 2001
    ..Ultrapure dialysis fluid adds to the cost of the dialytic treatment, but may improve the nutritional status in long-term haemodialysis patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint Inhaled glutathione decreases PGE2 and increases lymphocytes in cystic fibrosis lungs
    D Hartl
    Department of Pediatrics, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Free Radic Biol Med 39:463-72. 2005
    ..Thus, GSH primarily affected the pulmonary immune response rather than the oxidative status in CF patients. The effect of GSH inhalation on PGE2 levels and lymphocytes in CF warrants further investigation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Respiratory diseases and high altitude
    Annalisa Cogo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section Respiratory Diseases, University of Ferrara, Università via Savonarola 9, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
    High Alt Med Biol 5:435-44. 2004
    ..Therapeutic interventions, including the use of supplemental oxygen, in light of the underlying pathologic processes, will also be discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Cystic fibrosis diagnosed in a 38-year-old man with long-standing HIV infection
    Hans X Hoyer
    Clin Infect Dis 39:438-9. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint [Those who want to get to the top need counseling. Who can tolerate the heights?]
    Rainald Fischer
    LMU München Deutsche Gesellschaft für Berg und Expeditionsmedizin
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:27. 2005