Wilhelm H Schmitt

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Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Organ transplantation in the vasculitides
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Vth Medical Clinic Nephrology, Endocrinology, University Clinic Mannheim, Faculty of Clinical Medicine of the University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:22-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody testing
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Vth Medical Clinic Nephrology, Endocrinolgy, Rheumatolgy, University Clinic Mannheim, Faculty of Clinical Medicine of the University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:9-17. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of refractory Wegener's granulomatosis with antithymocyte globulin (ATG): an open study in 15 patients
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Fifth Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Kidney Int 65:1440-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Newer insights into the aetiology and pathogenesis of myeloperoxidase associated autoimmunity
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Vth Medical Clinic, University Hospital Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:S7-8. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Prolonged treatment of refractory Wegener's granulomatosis with 15-deoxyspergualin: an open study in seven patients
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Fifth Medical Clinic, University Hospital Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1083-92. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistent T-cell activation and clinical correlations in patients with ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis
    Smaragdi Marinaki
    Fifth Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1825-32. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Retinoid X receptor beta polymorphisms do not explain functional differences in vitamins D and A response in Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitis patients
    Anna Isabelle Kälsch
    Fifth Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim, Faculty of Medicine Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Autoimmunity 42:467-74. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Use of highly sensitive C-reactive protein for followup of Wegener's granulomatosis
    Anna Isabelle Kälsch
    Fifth Medical Department, University Medical Centre Mannheim, Medical Faculty of Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68187 Mannheim, Germany
    J Rheumatol 37:2319-25. 2010
  9. doi request reprint 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Serial ANCA determinations for monitoring disease activity in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis: systematic review
    Rainer Birck
    Fifth Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:15-23. 2006

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Organ transplantation in the vasculitides
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Vth Medical Clinic Nephrology, Endocrinology, University Clinic Mannheim, Faculty of Clinical Medicine of the University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 15:22-8. 2003
    ..This review summarizes the current knowledge on indications and contraindications for renal transplantation in AASV and discusses the impact of posttransplant immunosuppression on the course of the patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody testing
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Vth Medical Clinic Nephrology, Endocrinolgy, Rheumatolgy, University Clinic Mannheim, Faculty of Clinical Medicine of the University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 16:9-17. 2004
    ..This review summarizes the most recent developments in the field, identifies areas of uncertainty, and gives practical guidelines...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of refractory Wegener's granulomatosis with antithymocyte globulin (ATG): an open study in 15 patients
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Fifth Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Kidney Int 65:1440-8. 2004
    ..Anecdotal data suggest that antithymocyte globulin (ATG) may be a treatment option for these patients. We now describe 15 patients treated with ATG for refractory Wegener's granulomatosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Newer insights into the aetiology and pathogenesis of myeloperoxidase associated autoimmunity
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Vth Medical Clinic, University Hospital Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Mannheim, Germany
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:S7-8. 2004
    ..Finally, data derived from closely related autoantibodies against proteinase 3 (PR3) suggest anti-idiotypic antibodies induced by antisense transcripts as potential pathological agents...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prolonged treatment of refractory Wegener's granulomatosis with 15-deoxyspergualin: an open study in seven patients
    Wilhelm H Schmitt
    Fifth Medical Clinic, University Hospital Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1083-92. 2005
    ..A 6 month course of the immunosuppressant 15-deoxyspergualin (DSG) has previously been employed successfully in these refractory cases. However, there are no reports on long-term treatment with DSG...
  6. ncbi request reprint Persistent T-cell activation and clinical correlations in patients with ANCA-associated systemic vasculitis
    Smaragdi Marinaki
    Fifth Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68135 Mannheim, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1825-32. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to define persistent T-cell activation (PTA) in AASV patients and to assess whether this correlates with disease activity, disease severity, age or therapy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Retinoid X receptor beta polymorphisms do not explain functional differences in vitamins D and A response in Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody associated vasculitis patients
    Anna Isabelle Kälsch
    Fifth Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim, Faculty of Medicine Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Autoimmunity 42:467-74. 2009
    ..Since the inhibition of TNFalpha was more effective in patients, vitamin D supplementation might be an additional therapeutical approach...
  8. doi request reprint Use of highly sensitive C-reactive protein for followup of Wegener's granulomatosis
    Anna Isabelle Kälsch
    Fifth Medical Department, University Medical Centre Mannheim, Medical Faculty of Mannheim of the University of Heidelberg, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1 3, D 68187 Mannheim, Germany
    J Rheumatol 37:2319-25. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether during remission elevated highly sensitive CRP (hsCRP) precedes relapse as a marker of subclinical inflammation and thus might improve clinical assessment...
  9. doi request reprint 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Serial ANCA determinations for monitoring disease activity in patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis: systematic review
    Rainer Birck
    Fifth Department of Medicine, University Hospital Mannheim, Faculty of Clinical Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:15-23. 2006
    ..To assess the diagnostic value of serial ANCA testing in the follow-up of patients with AASV, we conducted a systematic review of the available literature...