Frank A Flachskampf

Summary

Affiliation: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [3D echocardiography]
    F A Flachskampf
    Universität Erlangen Nürnberg Med Klinik II mit Poliklinik
    Z Kardiol 89:104-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint [Mitral regurgitation]
    F A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen
    Internist (Berl) 47:275-283; quiz 284-5. 2006
  3. pmc Echocardiographic methods to select candidates for cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, University of Erlangen, Germany
    Heart 92:424-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The standard TEE examination: procedure, safety, typical cross-sections and anatomic correlations, and systematic analysis
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, Erlangen, Germany
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:49-56. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of aortic dissection and hematoma
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Germany
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:83-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic value of tissue Doppler parameters in the early diagnosis of cardiomyopathies]
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik 2 Kardiologie Angiologie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Herz 32:89-96. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Why controlled studies may lead to misleading and unconfirmed therapeutic concepts--a critical view of evidence-based medicine]
    F A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik II mit Poliklinik Ostliche Stadtmauerstr 29, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:197-202. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of acupuncture to lower blood pressure
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Circulation 115:3121-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint CON: The incidental finding of a patent foramen ovale during cardiac surgery: should it always be repaired?
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Anesth Analg 105:613-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Aortic dissection
    F A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    Cardiol Clin 18:807-17, ix. 2000

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint [3D echocardiography]
    F A Flachskampf
    Universität Erlangen Nürnberg Med Klinik II mit Poliklinik
    Z Kardiol 89:104-9. 2000
    ..Furthermore, the advent of real-time 3D echo with its ability to gather the full 3D data set within seconds promises to widen the potential applications of 3D echo, for example, including stress echo...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Mitral regurgitation]
    F A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen
    Internist (Berl) 47:275-283; quiz 284-5. 2006
    ..If possible, valve repair is preferred over valve replacement to better preserve left ventricular function and to avoid the need for postoperative anticoagulation (except if atrial fibrillation persists)...
  3. pmc Echocardiographic methods to select candidates for cardiac resynchronisation therapy
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, University of Erlangen, Germany
    Heart 92:424-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The standard TEE examination: procedure, safety, typical cross-sections and anatomic correlations, and systematic analysis
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, Erlangen, Germany
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:49-56. 2006
    ..A set of cross-sections, defined by anatomic landmarks, has been compiled, which can be systematically sought, evaluated, and modified according to the clinical question in order to extract the maximal information from TEE...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessment of aortic dissection and hematoma
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Germany
    Semin Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 10:83-8. 2006
    ..Aortic intramural hematoma is often a precursor of classic dissection or accompanies it and can also be diagnosed by TEE, although the diagnosis is frequently difficult...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic value of tissue Doppler parameters in the early diagnosis of cardiomyopathies]
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik 2 Kardiologie Angiologie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Herz 32:89-96. 2007
    ..However, lack of measurement standardization and small numbers of cardiomyopathy patients examined by Doppler, together with difficulty in defining reliable normalcy ranges, still hamper widespread clinical use of this new tool...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Why controlled studies may lead to misleading and unconfirmed therapeutic concepts--a critical view of evidence-based medicine]
    F A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik II mit Poliklinik Ostliche Stadtmauerstr 29, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:197-202. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of acupuncture to lower blood pressure
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Circulation 115:3121-9. 2007
    ..Pharmacological treatment has limitations resulting from drug side effects, costs, and patient compliance. Thus, we investigated whether traditional Chinese medicine acupuncture is able to lower blood pressure...
  9. ncbi request reprint CON: The incidental finding of a patent foramen ovale during cardiac surgery: should it always be repaired?
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Anesth Analg 105:613-4. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Aortic dissection
    F A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    Cardiol Clin 18:807-17, ix. 2000
    ..Dissection of the ascending aorta, which has an extremely high mortality and necessitates emergency surgery, is diagnosed quickly and accurately by TEE...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Aortic valve stenosis]
    F A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    Internist (Berl) 45:1281-90; quiz 1291-2. 2004
    ..Truly asymptomatic patients with preserved left ventricular function should be followed conservatively...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of deformation imaging and velocity imaging for detecting regional inducible ischaemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Jens Uwe Voigt
    Medizinische Klinik II, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 25:1517-25. 2004
    ..To determine whether Doppler based myocardial tissue velocity imaging (TVI) or strain rate imaging (SRI) is more accurate in detecting stress-induced ischaemia during dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE)...
  13. doi request reprint [Role of deformation imaging in diagnosing myocardial ischemia]
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen
    Herz 33:122-8. 2008
    ..Due to rapid evolution of these techniques, a final assessment of their potential is not possible yet...
  14. doi request reprint Short-term prognosis of contemporary interventional therapy of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: does gender matter?
    Stefan Zimmermann
    Medizinische Klinik 2 Kardiologie Angiologie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:709-15. 2009
    ..We set out to analyze whether there are gender differences in real-world contemporary treatment and outcomes of STEMI...
  15. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensional echocardiography: rational mode of component images for left ventricular volume quantitation
    Uwe Nixdorff
    2nd Medical Clinic, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Cardiology 104:76-82. 2005
    ..The most rational component image analysis for 3DE volumetry in the in vitro model uses short-axis slices with a thickness of 15 mm...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incidence and characteristics of segmental postsystolic longitudinal shortening in normal, acutely ischemic, and scarred myocardium
    Jens Uwe Voigt
    Medizinische Klinik II, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:415-23. 2003
    ..However, PSS can also occur in healthy subjects. We, therefore, investigated the occurrence and characteristics of PSS in control subjects and patients, and how to distinguish normality from disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint Direct coronary stenting versus predilatation followed by stent placement
    Martin Brueck
    University of Erlangen Nuernberg, Department of Cardiology, Erlangen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 90:1187-92. 2002
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Invasive hemodynamic characteristics of low gradient severe aortic stenosis despite preserved ejection fraction
    Juliane Lauten
    Med Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1799-808. 2013
    ..The study sought to compare echocardiographic with invasive hemodynamic data in patients with "paradoxic" aortic stenosis and in patients with conventionally defined severe aortic stenosis...
  19. doi request reprint Real-time myocardial contrast stress echocardiography using bolus application
    Gerald H Wasmeier
    The 2nd Medical Clinic, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Ultrasound Med Biol 34:1724-31. 2008
    ..Very high negative predictive values favour the potential of the method in excluding the diagnosis. Further need of research work may be encouraged by those findings...
  20. ncbi request reprint Strain-rate imaging during dobutamine stress echocardiography provides objective evidence of inducible ischemia
    Jens Uwe Voigt
    Medizinische Klinik II, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Circulation 107:2120-6. 2003
    ..Strain-rate imaging (SRI) by tissue Doppler may objectively analyze regional myocardial function. This study investigated SRI markers of stress-induced ischemia and analyzed their applicability in a clinical setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of contemporary interventional therapy of ST elevation infarction in patients older than 75 years
    Stefan Zimmermann
    Med Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 32:87-93. 2009
    ..Data on contemporary real-world outcomes of interventional revascularization in patients > or = 75 y of age with ST elevation infarction (STEMI) are limited...
  22. ncbi request reprint Practicability and limitations of enhanced external counterpulsation as an additional treatment for angina
    Dierk Werner
    Department of Cardiology, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 26:525-9. 2003
    ..However, given the wide range of contraindications and the long duration of treatment, eligibility and practicality issues have not been addressed systematically...
  23. doi request reprint Sequential changes in myocardial function after valve replacement for aortic stenosis by speckle tracking echocardiography
    Christian Rost
    University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:584-9. 2010
    ..Speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) was applied to evaluate longitudinal, radial, and circumferential function in patients with aortic stenosis (AS) before, within 1 week, and 6 months after aortic valve replacement (AVR)...
  24. doi request reprint CV imaging: what was new in 2012?
    Stephan Achenbach
    Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:714-34. 2013
    ..In this review, the current status of the 5 imaging techniques is illustrated by reviewing pertinent publications of the year 2012...
  25. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for chamber quantification
    Roberto M Lang
    Med Klinik 2, Erlangen University, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Echocardiogr 7:79-108. 2006
    ..This document reviews the technical aspects on how to perform quantitative chamber measurements of morphology and function, which is a component of every complete echocardiographic examination...
  26. ncbi request reprint Influence of ultrasound operating parameters on ultrasound-induced thrombolysis in vitro
    Simon Schäfer
    Med Klinik II, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Ultrasound Med Biol 31:841-7. 2005
    ..86) and a modest direct effect of pulse length (r(2) = 0.57, p < 10(-5)). Thus, thrombolytic efficiency of US depends directly on duration, intensity, duty cycle and pulse length and inversely, on frequency...
  27. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Giant true aneurysms of saphenous vein bypass grafts: a rare cause of tumor-like mediastinal masses
    Dieter Ropers
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Circulation 109:e322-3. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Assessment of coronary remodeling in stenotic and nonstenotic coronary atherosclerotic lesions by multidetector spiral computed tomography
    Stephan Achenbach
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:842-7. 2004
    ..This study was designed to investigate whether contrast-enhanced multidetector spiral CT (MDCT) permits assessment of remodeling in coronary atherosclerotic lesions...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Echocardiography to optimize patient selection for cardiac resynchronization therapy]
    O A Breithardt
    Medizinische Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:762-7. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent disintegration of human endothelial monolayers by contrast echocardiography
    U Nixdorff
    2nd Medical Clinic, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Life Sci 77:1493-501. 2005
    ..Diagnostic contrast echocardiography may induce endothelial disintegrations dependent on US output as well as on CA concentrations. This aspect might be helpful in further in vivo series on local drug delivery...
  31. doi request reprint Recommendations for transoesophageal echocardiography: update 2010
    F A Flachskampf
    Med Klinik 2, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Echocardiogr 11:557-76. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint [Aortic stenosis]
    W G Daniel
    Med Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:620-41. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Strain rate imaging for the assessment of preload-dependent changes in regional left ventricular diastolic longitudinal function
    Jens Uwe Voigt
    Medical Clinic II, University Erlangen Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:13-9. 2002
    ..A base-to-apex time delay in diastolic lengthening could be seen both in early diastole and at atrial contraction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Transradial stenting of the iliac artery: a case report
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 65:193-5. 2005
    ..Radial access avoids bleeding and ischemia that may complicate retrograde or crossover access to the iliac artery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Sequential vs. kissing balloon angioplasty for stenting of bifurcation coronary lesions
    Martin Brueck
    Department of Cardiology, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:461-6. 2002
    ..Kissing balloon angioplasty reduces the rate of transient side-branch occlusion compared to sequential PTCA but does not improve immediate or long-term outcome compared to sequential PTCA for stenting of bifurcation lesions...
  36. doi request reprint [The procedure of echocardiographic tests]
    G H Wasmeier
    Facharzt für Innere Medizin, Medizinische Klinik 2, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:595-8. 2008
  37. pmc Closure of patent foramen ovale: is the case really closed as well?
    F A Flachskampf
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitätsklinik Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Heart 91:449-50. 2005
  38. doi request reprint Early failure of a mechanical bileaflet aortic valve prosthesis due to pannus: a rare complication
    Markus Kondruweit
    Center of Cardiac Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:213-4. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint Severe aortic stenosis with low gradient and apparently preserved left ventricular systolic function--under-recognized or overdiagnosed?
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Eur Heart J 29:966-8. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint How to diagnose diastolic heart failure: a consensus statement on the diagnosis of heart failure with normal left ventricular ejection fraction by the Heart Failure and Echocardiography Associations of the European Society of Cardiology
    Walter J Paulus
    Laboratory of Physiology, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat, 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 28:2539-50. 2007
    ..The updated strategies for the diagnosis and exclusion of HFNEF are useful not only for individual patient management but also for patient recruitment in future clinical trials exploring therapies for HFNEF...
  41. ncbi request reprint Do women have impaired regional systolic function in hypertensive heart disease? A 3-dimensional echocardiography study
    Jürgen Frielingsdorf
    Heart Center, City Hospital Triemli, Birmensdorferstrasse 497, 8063 Zurich, and Cardiology, University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Echocardiogr 8:42-7. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to determine regional systolic function of the left ventricle in male and female patients with hypertensive heart disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Are there sex differences in regional systolic function and wall stress in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy? A three-dimensional echocardiography study
    Jürgen Frielingsdorf
    Cardiology, Department of Medicine, City Hospital Triemli, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:638-43. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to determine systolic function of the LV in male and female patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and to relate it to wall thickness and wall stress, respectively...
  43. ncbi request reprint Transradial approach for coronary angioplasty in the setting of acute myocardial infarction: a dual-center registry
    Yves Louvard
    Institut Cardiovasculaire Paris Sud, Institut Hospitalier Jacquer Cartier, 6 avenue du Noyer Lambert, 91300 Massy, France
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:206-11. 2002
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Determination of stenotic mitral valve area: new, old, and gold standards
    Frank A Flachskampf
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:321; author reply 321-2. 2008
  45. ncbi request reprint Real-time myocardial contrast echocardiography for assessing perfusion and function in healthy and infarcted wistar rats
    Gerald H Wasmeier
    Second Medical Clinic, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Ultrasound Med Biol 34:47-55. 2008
    ..838). These data confirmed high-resolution real-time MCE as a rational tool for assessing myocardial perfusion of Wistar rats. It may therefore be a useful diagnostic tool for in-vivo cardiovascular research in small animals...
  46. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of transthoracic echocardiography in small animals using clinical equipment
    Gerald H Wasmeier
    2nd Medical Clinic, Friedrich Alexander University, Erlangen Nuremberg, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Coron Artery Dis 18:283-91. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for chamber quantification: a report from the American Society of Echocardiography's Guidelines and Standards Committee and the Chamber Quantification Writing Group, developed in conjunction with the European Association of Echocardiograph
    Roberto M Lang
    University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:1440-63. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Head-to-head comparison of dobutamine stress echocardiography and cardiac computed tomography for the detection of significant coronary artery disease
    Uwe Nixdorff
    Leibniz Institute of Arteriosclerosis Research, Westfalische Wilhelms University, Munster, Germany
    Cardiology 110:81-6. 2008
    ..We compared the accuracy of both methods to detect significant CAD in a direct comparison...