Roman Pfister

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cologne
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association and prognostic impact of heart rate and micro- albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: results from the PROactive trial
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Atheroscler Thromb 18:65-71. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Common genetic variants of the natriuretic peptide gene locus are not associated with heart failure risk in participants in the EPIC-Norfolk study
    Roman Pfister
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:624-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A clinical risk score for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and macrovascular disease: an analysis of the PROactive study
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 162:112-6. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Resting heart rate and incident heart failure in apparently healthy men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk study
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Heart Centre of the University of Cologne, D 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:1163-70. 2012
  5. doi request reprint NT-pro-BNP for diagnostic and prognostic evaluation in patients hospitalized for syncope
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 155:268-72. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Differential white blood cell count and incident heart failure in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk study
    Roman Pfister
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Eur Heart J 33:523-30. 2012
  7. doi request reprint [Predictive value of NT-pro-BNP for the non-cardiologist. A study on 573 hospitalized patients with cardiovascular disease]
    R Pfister
    Klinik III für Innere Medizin der Universität Köln, Kerpener Str 62, 50937 Koln
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:564-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint [Diabetes mellitus and heart failure: epidemiology and therapy]
    Roman Pfister
    Klinik III fur Innere Medizin, Herzzentrum der Universität zu Köln, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50937, Koln
    Herz 33:178-83. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The relationship and prognostic impact of low-T3 syndrome and NT-pro-BNP in cardiovascular patients
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Kerpenerstr 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 144:187-90. 2010
  10. doi request reprint NT-pro-BNP predicts worsening renal function in patients with chronic systolic heart failure
    R Pfister
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Intern Med J 41:467-72. 2011

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Association and prognostic impact of heart rate and micro- albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: results from the PROactive trial
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Atheroscler Thromb 18:65-71. 2011
    ..Microalbuminuria (MAU) and heart rate are established predictors of an adverse cardiovascular outcome. Recently, heart rate was described as an independent predictor of MAU in hypertensive patients, raising the question of a causal link...
  2. doi request reprint Common genetic variants of the natriuretic peptide gene locus are not associated with heart failure risk in participants in the EPIC-Norfolk study
    Roman Pfister
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:624-7. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A clinical risk score for heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and macrovascular disease: an analysis of the PROactive study
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 162:112-6. 2013
    ..So far no clinical risk score for development of heart failure exists for patients with type 2 diabetes and macrovascular disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Resting heart rate and incident heart failure in apparently healthy men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk study
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Heart Centre of the University of Cologne, D 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:1163-70. 2012
    ..The shape of the association between resting heart rate and risk of developing heart failure has not been examined in healthy individuals of the general population...
  5. doi request reprint NT-pro-BNP for diagnostic and prognostic evaluation in patients hospitalized for syncope
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 155:268-72. 2012
    ..Single clinical parameters are inaccurate for diagnostic and prognostic estimation in patients with syncope. The cardiac marker NT-pro-BNP has not thoroughly been evaluated for this application...
  6. doi request reprint Differential white blood cell count and incident heart failure in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk study
    Roman Pfister
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Eur Heart J 33:523-30. 2012
    ..We examined the prospective association between differential WBC count and incident heart failure events...
  7. doi request reprint [Predictive value of NT-pro-BNP for the non-cardiologist. A study on 573 hospitalized patients with cardiovascular disease]
    R Pfister
    Klinik III für Innere Medizin der Universität Köln, Kerpener Str 62, 50937 Koln
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:564-9. 2008
    ..We examined the diagnostic and prognostic value of natriuretic peptides in a heterogeneous group of patients of a cardiological university hospital...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Diabetes mellitus and heart failure: epidemiology and therapy]
    Roman Pfister
    Klinik III fur Innere Medizin, Herzzentrum der Universität zu Köln, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50937, Koln
    Herz 33:178-83. 2008
    ..Up to now, due to missing prospective, controlled trials no evidence-based antidiabetic therapy can be recommended in diabetic heart failure patients...
  9. doi request reprint The relationship and prognostic impact of low-T3 syndrome and NT-pro-BNP in cardiovascular patients
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Kerpenerstr 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 144:187-90. 2010
    ..Low-T3 syndrome is highly prevalent and independently prognostic in cardiovascular patients. The relationship and prognostic impact with the cardiac marker NT-pro-BNP have not been thoroughly investigated...
  10. doi request reprint NT-pro-BNP predicts worsening renal function in patients with chronic systolic heart failure
    R Pfister
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Intern Med J 41:467-72. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of the cardiac serum marker N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-pro-BNP) and WRF...
  11. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of NT-proBNP and renal function in comparison to contemporary multi-marker risk scores in heart failure patients
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:315-20. 2008
    ..Multi-marker risk scores accurately predict prognosis in heart failure patients but calculation is complex...
  12. doi request reprint NT-pro-BNP for differential diagnosis in patients with syncope
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 133:51-4. 2009
    ..Syncope is a frequent diagnosis and establishing the etiology is often elaborate. Aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic value of NT-pro-BNP in patients with syncope...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Heart Murmurs--what must the family physician know?]
    R Pfister
    Medizinische Klinik III, Universitat zu Koln
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:40-4; quiz 45. 2007
    ..Factors to be considered in the evaluation of murmurs are loudness, phase of the cycle (systole/diastole), localization, character and radiation of the sound and also the state of health, age and sex of the patient...
  14. ncbi request reprint [The Takotsubo syndrome--a psychosomatic cardiac complication?]
    Roman Pfister
    Klinik III fur Innere Medizin, Universitat zu Koln
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:41, 43. 2007
    ..Levocardiography revealed apical ballooning of the left ventricle. These findings are consistent with the recently described Takotsubo syndrome--and acute, presumably neurogenic, cardiomyopathy...
  15. ncbi request reprint NT-pro-BNP measured at discharge predicts outcome in multimorbid diabetic inpatients with a broad spectrum of cardiovascular disease
    R Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Josef Stelzmann Str 9, D 50924, Cologne, Germany
    Acta Diabetol 44:91-7. 2007
    ..NT-pro-BNP measured at discharge identifies high-risk patients independently of the underlying heart disease...
  16. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of electrocardiographic signs in patients with Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: results from the PROactive study
    R Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Germany
    Diabet Med 28:1206-12. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Plasma vitamin C predicts incident heart failure in men and women in European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Norfolk prospective study
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, Heart Centre of the University of Cologne, Germany
    Am Heart J 162:246-53. 2011
    ..The association of plasma vitamin C, a biomarker reflecting fruit and vegetable intake, with heart failure has not been studied...
  18. doi request reprint Utility of NT-pro-BNP in patients undergoing transapical aortic valve replacement
    Roman Pfister
    Department of Internal Medicine III, Herzzentrum, University of Cologne, Kerpenerstr 62, 50937, Cologne, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 99:301-7. 2010
    ..Transapical aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is increasingly being applied in conventionally inoperable patients with aortic stenosis. The utility of the cardiac marker NT-pro-BNP has yet not been assessed in this setting...
  19. doi request reprint Diabetes: glycated hemoglobin is a marker of diabetes and CVD risk
    Nicholas J Wareham
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Nat Rev Cardiol 7:367-8. 2010
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Minimally invasive transapical aortic valve implantation and the risk of acute kidney injury
    Justus T Strauch
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:465-70. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the risk of the development of acute kidney injury (AKI) after TAP-AVI and to identify possible risk factors with regard to the morbidity and mortality of the patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of NT-proBNP in routine testing and comparison to BNP
    R Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Josef Stelzmann Str 9, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 6:289-93. 2004
    ....
  22. pmc Mendelian randomization study of B-type natriuretic peptide and type 2 diabetes: evidence of causal association from population studies
    Roman Pfister
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1001112. 2011
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint [Natriuretic peptides BNP and NT-pro-BNP--the "new troponins" for estimation of heart failure?]
    R Pfister
    Klinik III fur Innere Medizin, Universitat zu Koln, Cologne
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 128:1007-12. 2003
  24. ncbi request reprint [Ascites paracentesis]
    F Er
    Klinik III fur Innere Medizin, Universitat zu Koln, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:1177-9. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint [The value of natriuretic peptides NT-pro-BNP and BNP for the assessment of left-ventricular volume and function. A prospective study of 150 patients]
    R Pfister
    Klinik III fur Innere Medizin, Universitat zu Koln, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:2605-9. 2002
    ..Aim of this study was to compare the diagnostic value of BNP and the aminoterminal part of pro-BNP (NT-pro-BNP) within an heterogenous patient population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pneumomediastinum and striking family history: uncommon case of Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome
    Guido Michels
    Department III of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Germany
    Intern Med 51:2007-9. 2012
    ..We report a patient with pneumomediastinum and cervico-facial emphysema after severe coughing without pneumothorax, skin lesions or renal tumour, but a striking family history of lung abnormalities...
  27. ncbi request reprint NT-pro-BNP is associated with long-term outcome in a heterogeneous sample of cardiac inpatients
    Roman Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Josef Stelzmann Str 9, 50924 Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Intern Med 18:215-20. 2007
    ..Up to now, the association of NPs with cardiovascular outcome has not been evaluated in multi-morbid populations with a broad spectrum of cardiovascular disease...
  28. doi request reprint [Diabetes and heart failure]
    Christian A Schneider
    Klinik III fur Innere Medizin, Herzzentrum, Universitat zu Koln, Koln, Germany
    Herz 35:140-6. 2010
    ..Due to an absence of prospective randomized trials the treatment should follow general therapeutic principles (low incidence of side effects, combination therapy, patient-friendly dosage, costs)...
  29. pmc Bronchogenic cyst mimicking ischemic heart disease
    Guido Michels
    Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Lung India 29:376-7. 2012
    ..In patients with chest pain the rare case of a bronchogenic cyst has to be considered for management of atypical angina pectoris...
  30. doi request reprint Usefulness of imprint and brushing cytology in diagnosis of lung diseases with flexible bronchoscopy
    Guido Michels
    Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Clin Pathol 65:649-53. 2012
    ..However, the individual diagnostic discrimination of the three methods is unclear...
  31. doi request reprint Mild therapeutic hypothermia in cardiogenic shock syndrome
    Carsten Zobel
    Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Crit Care Med 40:1715-23. 2012
    ..Because positive hemodynamic effects of mild therapeutic hypothermia have been suggested, we aimed at testing the hypothesis that patients in cardiogenic shock might benefit from mild therapeutic hypothermia...
  32. doi request reprint Delta-glycated hemoglobin: a novel independent risk factor for cardiovascular events in patients without diabetes mellitus
    H Diedrichs
    Clinic III for Internal Medicine, Cologne Heart Centre, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Endocrinol Invest 32:564-7. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that dynamic changes in HbA1c (Delta-HbA1c) would better predict cardiovascular outcome than a single value...
  33. ncbi request reprint Natriuretic peptides BNP and NT-pro-BNP: established laboratory markers in clinical practice or just perspectives?
    R Pfister
    Department III of Internal Medicine, University of Cologne, Josef Stelzmann Str 9, 50924, Cologne, Germany
    Clin Chim Acta 349:25-38. 2004
    ..In addition, we discuss which applications can be recommended for daily clinical use from the cardiologist's point of view...
  34. doi request reprint [Pace-maker syndrome]
    R Pfister
    Klinik III fur Innere Medizin, Universitat zu Koln, Kerpener Str 62, 50937 Koln
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:575-6. 2008
  35. ncbi request reprint An increase in HbA1c after percutaneous coronary intervention raises the risk for restenosis in patients without Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    H Diedrichs
    Clinic III for Internal Medicine, University of Koln, Cologne, Germany
    Diabet Med 25:228-31. 2008
    ..Therefore, the rate of restenosis was investigated after elective PCI in 101 consecutive patients without diabetes mellitus in relation to dynamic changes of HbA(1c) levels...
  36. doi request reprint Multiple biomarkers and cardiovascular risk
    Roman Pfister
    N Engl J Med 359:760; author reply 761. 2008