Gerhard Steinbeck

Summary

Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc MMP-1 serum levels predict coronary atherosclerosis in humans
    Michael Lehrke
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:50. 2009
  2. pmc Predictive value of coronary calcifications for future cardiac events in asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus: a prospective study in 716 patients over 8 years
    Alexander Becker
    Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:27. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Immediate Risk-Stratification Improves Survival (IRIS): study protocol
    Gerhard Steinbeck
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Ludwigs Maximilians University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Europace 6:392-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Defibrillator implantation early after myocardial infarction
    Gerhard Steinbeck
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Campus Grosshadern, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    N Engl J Med 361:1427-36. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Relation of increased short-term variability of QT interval to congenital long-QT syndrome
    Martin Hinterseer
    Department of Medicine I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 103:1244-8. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Different patterns of the fall of impedance as the result of heating during ostial pulmonary vein ablation: implications for power titration
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:1282-91. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional profiling of human atrial and ventricular gene expression
    Andreas S Barth
    Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Pflugers Arch 450:201-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of coronary plaques before angiographic progression determined by Multi-Slice CT
    Alexander W Leber
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:423-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Usefulness of short-term variability of QT intervals as a predictor for electrical remodeling and proarrhythmia in patients with nonischemic heart failure
    Martin Hinterseer
    Department of Medicine I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 106:216-20. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Spontaneous Brugada electrocardiogram patterns are rare in the German general population: results from the KORA study
    Moritz F Sinner
    Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Europace 11:1338-44. 2009

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Publications87

  1. pmc MMP-1 serum levels predict coronary atherosclerosis in humans
    Michael Lehrke
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:50. 2009
    ..We therefore hypothesised MMP-1 and MMP-9 serum levels to be associated with non-calcified lesions as determined by CT-angiography in patients with coronary artery disease...
  2. pmc Predictive value of coronary calcifications for future cardiac events in asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus: a prospective study in 716 patients over 8 years
    Alexander Becker
    Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 8:27. 2008
    ..This prospective study determined the predictive value of coronary calcifications for future cardiovascular events in asymptomatic patients with diabetes mellitus...
  3. ncbi request reprint Immediate Risk-Stratification Improves Survival (IRIS): study protocol
    Gerhard Steinbeck
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Ludwigs Maximilians University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Europace 6:392-9. 2004
    ..To date, the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) has been shown to be effective for primary prevention of sudden cardiac death only in selected groups of patients in the chronic phase after myocardial infarction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Defibrillator implantation early after myocardial infarction
    Gerhard Steinbeck
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Campus Grosshadern, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    N Engl J Med 361:1427-36. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that patients at increased risk who are treated early with an ICD will live longer than those who receive optimal medical therapy alone...
  5. doi request reprint Relation of increased short-term variability of QT interval to congenital long-QT syndrome
    Martin Hinterseer
    Department of Medicine I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 103:1244-8. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Different patterns of the fall of impedance as the result of heating during ostial pulmonary vein ablation: implications for power titration
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 28:1282-91. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the impedance fall during ostial pulmonary vein ablation and to evaluate whether adjusting power to the fall of impedance may contribute to a reduction of the risk of complications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Functional profiling of human atrial and ventricular gene expression
    Andreas S Barth
    Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Pflugers Arch 450:201-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, as major functional classes of atrial- and ventricular-specific transcripts were common to human and murine myocardium, an evolutionarily conserved chamber-specific expression pattern in mammalian myocardium is suggested...
  8. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of coronary plaques before angiographic progression determined by Multi-Slice CT
    Alexander W Leber
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:423-8. 2008
    ..This represents first evidence that non-calcified lesions may be involved in the process of plaque rupture...
  9. doi request reprint Usefulness of short-term variability of QT intervals as a predictor for electrical remodeling and proarrhythmia in patients with nonischemic heart failure
    Martin Hinterseer
    Department of Medicine I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 106:216-20. 2010
    ..Thus, increased STV(QT) in the context of moderate HF may reflect a latent repolarization disorder and increased susceptibility to sudden death in patients with DC, which is not identified by a prolonged QT interval...
  10. doi request reprint Spontaneous Brugada electrocardiogram patterns are rare in the German general population: results from the KORA study
    Moritz F Sinner
    Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Europace 11:1338-44. 2009
    ..The Brugada syndrome is a rare, potentially fatal primary cardiomyopathy. Patients are identified by symptoms and typical electrocardiogram (ECG) patterns. Prevalence of spontaneous Brugada ECG patterns in the general population is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint G-CSF in patients suffering from late revascularised ST elevation myocardial infarction: final 1-year-results of the G-CSF-STEMI Trial
    Markus G Engelmann
    Medical Department I, Cardiology, University of Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 144:399-404. 2010
    ..The aims of this trial were to investigate the effect of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) on left-ventricular ejection fraction and event-free survival in patients suffering from sub-acute myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of dual-source multi-slice CT-coronary angiography in patients with an intermediate pretest likelihood for coronary artery disease
    Alexander W Leber
    Department of Cardiology, University of Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Medizinische Klinik I, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munchen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:2354-60. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary vein bigeminy: electrophysiological characteristics and results of catheter ablation
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 7:233-41. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the electrophysiological characteristics of pulmonary vein bigeminy and to evaluate its relevance as a trigger for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation...
  14. doi request reprint G-CSF in patients suffering from late revascularized ST elevation myocardial infarction: analysis on the timing of G-CSF administration
    Markus G Engelmann
    Medical Department I Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Exp Hematol 36:703-9. 2008
    ..We investigated the influence of the timing of G-CSF treatment on myocardial function and perfusion in a subgroup study of the G-CSF-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction trial...
  15. ncbi request reprint Beat-to-beat variability of QT intervals is increased in patients with drug-induced long-QT syndrome: a case control pilot study
    Martin Hinterseer
    Department of Medicine I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Marchioninistrasse 15, D 81366 Munich, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:185-90. 2008
    ..Here, we evaluate variability of QT intervals in patients with a history of drug-induced long QT syndrome (dLQTS) and TdP in absence of a mutation in any of the major LQTS genes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcome of ablation for sustained focal atrial tachycardia in patients with and without a history of atrial fibrillation
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medzomoscje Klinik 1, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Germany
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 12:35-43. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the long-term results of ablation for sustained focal atrial tachycardia in patients with and without a history of atrial fibrillation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Analysis during sinus rhythm and ventricular pacing of reentry circuit isthmus sites in right ventricular cardiomyopathy
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat, Munchen, Germany, Muenchen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1535-45. 2008
    ..This study was performed to identify additional local electrogram characteristics associated with successful ablation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Electroanatomic mapping of endocardial right ventricular activation as a guide for catheter ablation in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1308-16. 2003
    ....
  19. pmc A large candidate gene survey identifies the KCNE1 D85N polymorphism as a possible modulator of drug-induced torsades de pointes
    Stefan Kaab
    Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 5:91-9. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that common variants in key genes controlling cardiac electric properties modify the risk of diLQTS...
  20. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes after 1000 heart transplantations in six different eras of innovation in a single center
    Sieglinde Kofler
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Transpl Int 22:1140-50. 2009
    ..0001)than when compared with other eras. Although the causes for improvement in survival over time are multifactorial, we believe that changes in immunosuppressive therapy have had a major impact on survival...
  21. ncbi request reprint A NavX-guided ablation of a nodo-fascicular fibre
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Marchioninstr 15, Munich, Germany
    Europace 9:424-5. 2007
    ..5-2 cm away from the tricuspid annulus in a three-dimensional reconstruction of the right atrium and right ventricle...
  22. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of 64-slice computed tomography to classify and quantify plaque volumes in the proximal coronary system: a comparative study using intravascular ultrasound
    Alexander W Leber
    Department of Cardiology, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:672-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated the accuracy of a new 64-slice computed tomography (CT) scanner, compared with intravascular ultrasound, to visualize atherosclerosis in the proximal coronary system...
  23. pmc Association of early repolarization pattern on ECG with risk of cardiac and all-cause mortality: a population-based prospective cohort study (MONICA/KORA)
    Moritz F Sinner
    University Hospital Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Medical Department I, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    PLoS Med 7:e1000314. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Reinitiation of ventricular macroreentry within the His-Purkinje system by back-up ventricular pacing - a mechanism of ventricular tachycardia storm
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 30:225-35. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Circulation of CD34+ progenitor cell populations in patients with idiopathic dilated and ischaemic cardiomyopathy (DCM and ICM)
    Hans D Theiss
    Medical Department I, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistr, 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:1258-64. 2007
    ..This study aimed at analysing the endogenous stem cell circulation in patients suffering from idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) and ischaemic cardiomyopathy (ICM)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Antidiabetic gliptins in combination with G-CSF enhances myocardial function and survival after acute myocardial infarction
    Hans D Theiss
    Medical Department I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 168:3359-69. 2013
    ..We analyzed the effects of antidiabetic gliptins plus GCSF (granulocyte colony stimulating factor) on myocardial regeneration after myocardial infarction in a mouse model...
  27. ncbi request reprint Retroinfusion-supported stenting in high-risk patients for percutaneous intervention and bypass surgery: results of the prospective randomized myoprotect I study
    Tilmann Pohl
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Grosshadern University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:323-30. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency catheter ablation: different cooled and noncooled electrode systems induce specific lesion geometries and adverse effects profiles
    Uwe Dorwarth
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Muenchen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1438-45. 2003
    ..Large tip ablation may be feasible for the creation of long linear lesions, however, with an increased risk of thrombus formation...
  29. ncbi request reprint P-wave signal averaging identifies patients prone to alcohol-induced paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Peter Steinbigler
    Medical Hospital I, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 91:491-4. 2003
  30. doi request reprint Reduction of pacemaker implantation rates after CoreValve® implantation by moderate predilatation
    Philipp Lange
    Department of Cardiology, Klinikum Grosshadern, University Hospital of Munich, Munich, Germany
    EuroIntervention 9:1151-7. 2014
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  31. doi request reprint The non-synonymous coding IKr-channel variant KCNH2-K897T is associated with atrial fibrillation: results from a systematic candidate gene-based analysis of KCNH2 (HERG)
    Moritz F Sinner
    Department of Medicine I, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistr 15, Munich D 81377, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:907-14. 2008
    ..Common variants in KCNH2 have been shown to modify ventricular repolarization. We intended to investigate, whether such variants may also modulate atrial repolarization and predispose to AF...
  32. pmc SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging as an adjunct to coronary calcium score for the detection of hemodynamically significant coronary artery stenosis
    Franz von Ziegler
    Department of Cardiology, University of Munich, Campus Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:116. 2012
    ..This study intended to evaluate clinical situations where a combined approach of coronary calcium scoring (CS) and nuclear stress test (SPECT-MPI) is useful for the detection of relevant CAD...
  33. doi request reprint Synergy between CD26/DPP-IV inhibition and G-CSF improves cardiac function after acute myocardial infarction
    Marc Michael Zaruba
    Medical Department I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Cell Stem Cell 4:313-23. 2009
    ..Therefore, we propose pharmacological DPP-IV inhibition and G-CSF-based stem cell mobilization as a therapeutic concept for future stem cell trials after myocardial infarction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Visualising noncalcified coronary plaques by CT
    Alexander W Leber
    Department of Cardiology, Klinikum Grosshadern, University of Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 21:55-61. 2005
    ..Current limitations, mainly the insufficient accuracy to detect small lesions in distal coronary segments, might be overcome by improved spatial and temporal resolution of the new generation scanners operating with 64 and more detectors...
  35. pmc The Registry of the German Competence NETwork on Atrial Fibrillation: patient characteristics and initial management
    Michael Nabauer
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Campus Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistr 15, D 81377 Munich, Germany
    Europace 11:423-34. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Suppression of concealed pulmonary vein bigeminy by atrial pacing in a patient with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:869-70. 2002
    ..Atrial pacing induced conduction block between the left atrium and the arrhythmogenic pulmonary vein might be a possible explanation for the prevention of paroxysmal AF by atrial pacing...
  37. ncbi request reprint Determination of coronary calcium with multi-slice spiral computed tomography: a comparative study with electron-beam CT
    Andreas Knez
    Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 18:295-303. 2002
    ..With application of the spiral mode technique further improvement in variability can be expected, thus allowing for follow-up studies to determine progression or regression of atherosclerosis with high accuracy...
  38. ncbi request reprint Transvenous defibrillation leads: high incidence of failure during long-term follow-up
    Uwe Dorwarth
    Department of Medicine I, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:38-43. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and clinical presentation of transvenous ICD lead failures during long-term follow-up...
  39. ncbi request reprint Composition of coronary atherosclerotic plaques in patients with acute myocardial infarction and stable angina pectoris determined by contrast-enhanced multislice computed tomography
    Alexander W Leber
    Department of Cardiology, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 91:714-8. 2003
  40. doi request reprint Detection of significant coronary artery stenosis with 64-slice computed tomography in heart transplant recipients: a comparative study with conventional coronary angiography
    Franz von Ziegler
    Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Grosshadern Campus, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25:91-100. 2009
    ..The present study evaluates clinical feasibility of cardiac multidetector computed tomography angiography (MDCTA) to detect significant stenosis of coronary vessels due to transplant vasculopathy (TVP) after heart transplantation (HTx)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessment of collateralized myocardium with Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR): transmural extent of infarction but not angiographic collateral vessel filling determines regional function and perfusion in collateral-dependent myocardium
    Olaf Muehling
    Department of Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 120:38-44. 2007
    ..We hypothesize, that quantitative assessment of regional myocardial function, perfusion and viability with Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (CMR) adds complementary information to angiography of collateralized myocardium...
  42. ncbi request reprint Identification of a common gene expression signature in dilated cardiomyopathy across independent microarray studies
    Andreas S Barth
    Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1610-7. 2006
    ..This study was designed to identify a common gene expression signature in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) across different microarray studies...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Diabetes mellitus type 2: coronary calcifications as a predictor of coronary artery disease]
    Alexander Becker
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munchen, Deutschland
    Herz 29:488-95. 2004
    ..The present study examined the possibility to predict CAD in patients with diabetes mellitus by determination of coronary calcifications...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ventricular tachycardia with participation of the left bundle-Purkinje system in patients with structural heart disease: identification of slow conduction during sinus rhythm
    Christopher Reithmann
    Department of Medicine I, Grosshadern University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:808-17. 2007
    ..We investigated whether such DPs can also be recorded in patients with structural heart disease and VT involving the left bundle-Purkinje system...
  45. ncbi request reprint Application of radiofrequency energy in surgical and interventional procedures: are there interactions with ICDs?
    Michael Fiek
    Medical Hospital I, University of Munich, Grosshadern, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:293-8. 2004
    ..However, should inactivation not be possible, or the achievement uncertain, electromagnetic interference is highly unlikely...
  46. ncbi request reprint First clinical experience with the VSTENT: a device for direct left ventricle-to-coronary artery bypass
    Calin Vicol
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Grosshadern Medical Center, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:573-9; discussion 579. 2005
    ..Stent-based left ventricle-to-coronary artery stent (VSTENT) is a newly developed, alternative surgical revascularization procedure (VCAB). We present here our initial experience using this technique...
  47. ncbi request reprint Complete loss of ICD programmability after magnetic resonance imaging
    Michael Fiek
    Medical Hospital I, University of Munich Grosshadern, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:1002-4. 2004
    ..Even ICDs of a newer generation are susceptible to magnetic interference, with the danger of complete loss of programmability...
  48. doi request reprint Modified serum profiles of inflammatory and vasoconstrictive factors in patients with emotional stress-induced acute coronary syndrome during World Cup Soccer 2006
    Ute Wilbert-Lampen
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:637-42. 2010
    ..We sought to assess whether emotional stress-induced acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is mediated by increased inflammatory and vasoconstrictive mediators...
  49. doi request reprint The proton pump inhibitor pantoprazole and its interaction with enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium in transplant recipients
    Sieglinde Kofler
    Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 30:565-71. 2011
    ..Because gastrointestinal side-effects are common after organ transplantation, we investigated the effect of PPI on MPA levels in patients receiving EC-MPS...
  50. ncbi request reprint Reprogramming of the human atrial transcriptome in permanent atrial fibrillation: expression of a ventricular-like genomic signature
    Andreas S Barth
    Department of Medicine I, University Hospital Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Circ Res 96:1022-9. 2005
    ..Therefore, dedifferentiation with adoption of a ventricular-like signature is a general feature of the fibrillating atrium...
  51. ncbi request reprint Assessment of myocardial infarctions using multidetector-row computed tomography
    Konstantin Nikolaou
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 28:286-92. 2004
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic power of contrast-enhanced multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) in assessing the presence, age, and size of myocardial infarctions...
  52. ncbi request reprint Quantification of obstructive and nonobstructive coronary lesions by 64-slice computed tomography: a comparative study with quantitative coronary angiography and intravascular ultrasound
    Alexander W Leber
    Department of Cardiology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:147-54. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic and vascular effects of ventricular sourcing by stent-based ventricle to coronary artery bypass in patients with multivessel disease undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
    Peter Boekstegers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Grosshadern University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Circulation 112:I304-10. 2005
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Different forms of ventricular tachycardia involving the left anterior fascicle in nonischemic cardiomyopathy: critical sites of the reentrant circuit in low-voltage areas
    Christopher Reithmann
    Department of Medicine, Grosshadern University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 20:841-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the reentrant circuit of ventricular tachycardias (VTs) involving the left anterior fascicle (LAF) in nonischemic cardiomyopathy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of multidetector spiral computed tomography in identifying and differentiating the composition of coronary atherosclerotic plaques: a comparative study with intracoronary ultrasound
    Alexander W Leber
    Department of Cardiology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1241-7. 2004
    ..We evaluated the accuracy of contrast-enhanced multidetector spiral computed tomography (MDCT) for the noninvasive detection and classification of coronary plaques and compared it with intracoronary ultrasound (ICUS)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effects of corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) on monocyte function, mediated by CRH-receptor subtype R1 and R2: a potential link between mood disorders and endothelial dysfunction?
    Ute Wilbert-Lampen
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximillian Universität, Munchen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 47:110-6. 2006
    ..Our data may provide a novel concept of how specific CRH-receptor antagonists may prevent CRH (stress)-related endothelial dysfunction up to cardiovascular complications...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hypereosinophilic syndrome associated with heterozygous factor V gene mutation: an unusual combination resulting in an acute coronary syndrome and recurrent cerebral stroke-a case report
    Markus G Engelmann
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Munich, Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Angiology 55:221-5. 2004
    ..In patients with hypereosinophilic syndrome and recurrent thromboembolic episodes, other thrombophilic diseases, including factor V mutations, should be considered, and long-term coagulation should be contemplated...
  58. ncbi request reprint Substrate in the interventricular septum for left ventricular and right ventricular outflow tract tachycardia: ablation from the right side of the septum
    Christopher Reithmann
    Department of Medicine I, Grosshadern University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:321-4. 2006
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Torsades de Pointes: a rare complication of an extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma
    Heiko Methe
    Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Hypertens Res 30:1263-6. 2007
    ..Here we report the case of a female with an acquired long-QT-syndrome as a rare complication of an extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma. Diagnosis was made after sotalol-induced Torsades de Pointes...
  60. doi request reprint Preconditioning with levosimendan before implantation of left ventricular assist devices
    Hans D Theiss
    Medical Department I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Artif Organs 38:231-4. 2014
    ..However, we recommend a larger controlled trial in the future to confirm our preliminary results...
  61. doi request reprint Transcatheter Edwards Sapien XT valve in valve implantation in degenerated aortic bioprostheses via transfemoral access
    Martin Greif
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, University Hospital of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 101:993-1001. 2012
    ..We report of a case series of seven patients with dysfunctional bioprosthetic aortic heart valves who have been treated with TAVI via transfemoral access...
  62. doi request reprint Cardiovascular events during World Cup soccer
    Ute Wilbert-Lampen
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Campus Grosshadern, Germany
    N Engl J Med 358:475-83. 2008
    ..The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup, held in Germany from June 9 to July 9, 2006, provided an opportunity to examine the relation between emotional stress and the incidence of cardiovascular events...
  63. ncbi request reprint Postinfarction risk assessment for sudden cardiac death using late potential analysis of the digital Holter electrocardiogram
    Peter Steinbigler
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1227-32. 2002
    ..Standard analysis of the signal-averaged QRS complex can identify patients at risk for monomorphic ventricular tachycardia, but its value for discriminating patients at risk for sudden death is low...
  64. ncbi request reprint Autologous bone marrow stem cell mobilization induced by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor after subacute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing late revascularization: final results from the G-CSF-STEMI (Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating
    Markus G Engelmann
    Medical Clinic I Department of Cardiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1712-21. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Ablation for atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia with a prolonged PR interval during sinus rhythm: the risk of delayed higher-degree atrioventricular block
    Christopher Reithmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 17:973-9. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Global gene expression in human myocardium-oligonucleotide microarray analysis of regional diversity and transcriptional regulation in heart failure
    Stefan Kaab
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Klinikum der Universitat Munchen, Grosshadern, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    J Mol Med (Berl) 82:308-16. 2004
    ..Recognizing common gene expression patterns in heart failure will significantly contribute to the understanding of heart failure and may eventually lead to the development of pathway-specific therapies...
  67. ncbi request reprint First human experience with stent-based ventricle-to-coronary artery bypass
    Peter Boekstegers
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Grosshadern University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:198-200. 2004
    ..In addition, the patient was asymptomatic during exercise testing. Though encouraging, these observations have to be confirmed and are the subject of an ongoing multicenter study...
  68. ncbi request reprint CT measurement of coronary calcium mass: impact on global cardiac risk assessment
    Christoph R Becker
    Department of Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University Hospital Munich, Klinikum Grosshadern, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Eur Radiol 15:96-101. 2005
    ..The coronary calcium mass and age-related scoring system may have impact on the reassignment of patients with an intermediate Framingham risk to a lower or higher risk group...
  69. ncbi request reprint Sotalol testing unmasks altered repolarization in patients with suspected acquired long-QT-syndrome--a case-control pilot study using i.v. sotalol
    Stefan Kaab
    LMU Munchen, Klinikum Grosshadern, Department of Medicine I, 81366 Munich, Germany
    Eur Heart J 24:649-57. 2003
    ..The combined influence of all components determines susceptibility to arrhythmias related to QT-prolongation...
  70. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of resistance against activated protein C resulting from factor V Leiden is significantly increased in myocardial infarction: investigation of 507 patients with myocardial infarction
    Katharina Middendorf
    Medical Clinic I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    Am Heart J 147:897-904. 2004
    ..Therefore, we performed a study on the role of factor V Leiden in patients with myocardial infarction. The study was carried out in Bavarians of German origin, a relatively homogeneous population...
  71. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with electroanatomic mapping of ectopic atrial tachycardia
    Ellen Hoffmann
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern, Universitat Munchen, Marchioninistr 15, D 81377 Munchen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 25:49-56. 2002
    ..This novel mapping technology facilitates catheter ablation of complex ectopic atrial tachycardia...
  72. doi request reprint Proton pump inhibitor co-medication reduces mycophenolate acid drug exposure in heart transplant recipients
    Sieglinde Kofler
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Hospital Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:605-11. 2009
    ..This study investigates the impact of PPI use on mycophenolate acid (MPA) pharmacokinetics in heart transplant recipients receiving mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) and tacrolimus (Tac)...
  73. ncbi request reprint Evolution of implantable cardioverter defibrillator indications: comparison of guidelines in the United States and Europe
    Gerhard Steinbeck
    Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Klinikum Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:S96-9. 2002
    ..Among several factors, education and awareness of the problem of sudden cardiac death might account for this discrepancy...
  74. ncbi request reprint Genomic analysis reveals poor separation of human cardiomyopathies of ischemic and nonischemic etiologies
    Ruprecht Kuner
    Division of Molecular Genome Analysis, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Physiol Genomics 34:88-94. 2008
    ..Prospective studies are required to test whether etiology-specific gene expression patterns are present at earlier disease stages or in subsets of both etiologies...
  75. ncbi request reprint T wave spectral variance for noninvasive identification of patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy prone to ventricular fibrillation even in the presence of bundle branch block or atrial fibrillation
    Peter Steinbigler
    Medical Hospital I, University of Munich, Munchen, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 27:156-65. 2004
    ..Even in the presence of BBB or AF spectral assessment of T wave alternations by TWSV index using 2D FFT in Holter ECG recordings, allows the identification of patients with IDC at risk for VF...
  76. ncbi request reprint Mortality, morbidity, and complications in 3344 patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators: results fron the German ICD Registry EURID
    Rainer Gradaus
    University Hospital Münster Hospital, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:1511-8. 2003
    ..When ICDs are used in standard medical care, the 1-year survival rate is high, especially in patients with NYHA Class I and preserved LVEF. However, nearly half of all patients suffer from ICD intervention...
  77. ncbi request reprint Outcome parameters for trials in atrial fibrillation: executive summary
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:2803-17. 2007
    ..In addition to a careful selection of a relevant primary outcome parameter, coverage of outcomes in all major domains of AF-related morbidity and mortality is desirable for any clinical trial in AF...
  78. ncbi request reprint Influence of lipid-lowering therapy on the progression of coronary artery calcification: a prospective evaluation
    Stephan Achenbach
    Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    Circulation 106:1077-82. 2002
    ..In a cohort study, we prospectively investigated whether lipid-lowering therapy with a cholesterol synthesis enzyme inhibitor reduces the progression of coronary calcification...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relation of coronary calcium scores by electron beam tomography to obstructive disease in 2,115 symptomatic patients
    Andreas Knez
    Department of Cardiology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 93:1150-2. 2004
    ..Exclusion of any calcium was highly accurate in ruling out obstructive disease in symptomatic subjects >/=50 years of age...
  80. ncbi request reprint [German Competence Network on Atrial Fibrillation (AFNET). A nationwide cooperation for better research and patient care]
    Angelika Leute
    Kompetenznetz Vorhofflimmern, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster, Germany
    Med Klin (Munich) 101:662-6. 2006
    ..Experimental basic research projects are focusing on different aspects of atrial remodeling in order to find out in which way the molecular mechanisms can be manipulated by new methods of treatment. First results are presented...
  81. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin II antagonist in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (ANTIPAF) trial: rationale and study design
    Andreas Goette
    Division of Cardiology, Otto von Guericke University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Drug Investig 27:697-705. 2007
    ..The ANTIPAF trial is the first placebo-controlled trial analysing the occurrence of AF as the primary study endpoint...
  82. ncbi request reprint Atrial tachycardias in a growing donor right atrium after pediatric heart transplantation: repeated electroanatomical mapping and catheter ablation during a period of 6 years
    Christopher Reithmann
    Clin Res Cardiol 96:569-74. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint [Acute coronary syndrome in the German diagnosis-related groups system. 2: Reimbursement of interventional treatment and consequences of the current system]
    Holger Reinecke
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik C Kardiologie und Angiologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster, Deutschland
    Med Klin (Munich) 101:999-1001. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy after myocardial infarction
    Gerhard Steinbeck
    N Engl J Med 352:1039-41; author reply 1039-41. 2005
  85. ncbi request reprint Targeted pharmacological reversal of electrical remodeling after cardioversion--rationale and design of the Flecainide Short-Long (Flec-SL) trial
    Paulus Kirchhof
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Hospital of the University of Münster, Germany
    Am Heart J 150:899. 2005
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint [Even in 60-year-old atrial fibrillation is not uncommon. Advances in long-term treatment]
    Gerhard Steinbeck
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Grosshadern Universität München
    MMW Fortschr Med 148:31. 2006
  87. ncbi request reprint Common variants in myocardial ion channel genes modify the QT interval in the general population: results from the KORA study
    Arne Pfeufer
    Institute of Human Genetics, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Circ Res 96:693-701. 2005
    ....