C Walther

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leipzig
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Effect of increased exercise in school children on physical fitness and endothelial progenitor cells: a prospective randomized trial
    Claudia Walther
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, 4289 Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 120:2251-9. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Increasing physical education in high school students: effects on concentration of circulating endothelial progenitor cells
    Claudia Walther
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:416-22. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Regular exercise training compared with percutaneous intervention leads to a reduction of inflammatory markers and cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease
    Claudia Walther
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:107-12. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint [Intensified school sports improve fitness]
    C Walther
    Oberärztin der Abt für Kardiologie, Herzzentrum der Universitat Leipzig
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:34-5, 37. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Reduced number and function of endothelial progenitor cells in patients with aortic valve stenosis: a novel concept for valvular endothelial cell repair
    Yasuharu Matsumoto
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Strumpellstrasse 39, D 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Heart J 30:346-55. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Early clinical results after stentless mitral valve implantation and comparison with conventional valve repair or replacement
    T Walther
    University Leipzig, Heartcenter, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 100:II78-83. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy after surgical therapy for aortic stenosis is associated with changes in extracellular matrix gene expression
    T Walther
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heartcenter, University Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 104:I54-8. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous revascularization of long-standing chronic occlusion of the superficial femoral artery. A pilot study]
    H Krankenberg
    Herzzentrum der Universitat Leipzig, Klinik für Kardiologie Innere Medizin
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 126:491-5. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Stentless tricuspid valve replacement
    T Walther
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:1858-9; discussion 1860. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Quadrileaflet stentless mitral valve replacement
    T Walther
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig University, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 47:357-60. 1999

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Effect of increased exercise in school children on physical fitness and endothelial progenitor cells: a prospective randomized trial
    Claudia Walther
    Department of Cardiology, University of Leipzig, Heart Center, 4289 Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 120:2251-9. 2009
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  2. doi request reprint Increasing physical education in high school students: effects on concentration of circulating endothelial progenitor cells
    Claudia Walther
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:416-22. 2008
    ..In the context of primary prevention, the impact of regular physical activity on the amount and function of EPC has not yet been investigated in school children...
  3. doi request reprint Regular exercise training compared with percutaneous intervention leads to a reduction of inflammatory markers and cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease
    Claudia Walther
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:107-12. 2008
    ..We investigated the impact of 2 years regular ET versus percutaneous intervention (PCI) on chronic inflammation and cardiovascular events...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Intensified school sports improve fitness]
    C Walther
    Oberärztin der Abt für Kardiologie, Herzzentrum der Universitat Leipzig
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:34-5, 37. 2007
    ..Daily periods of inactivity should be limited to fewer than two hours. Measures aimed at improving mobility should be made available in kindergartens, schools and universities...
  5. doi request reprint Reduced number and function of endothelial progenitor cells in patients with aortic valve stenosis: a novel concept for valvular endothelial cell repair
    Yasuharu Matsumoto
    Department of Cardiology, Heart Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Strumpellstrasse 39, D 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    Eur Heart J 30:346-55. 2009
    ..This study investigated whether degenerative AV stenosis (AS) is associated with the presence of valvular endothelial senescence and a reduction in the number and function of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Early clinical results after stentless mitral valve implantation and comparison with conventional valve repair or replacement
    T Walther
    University Leipzig, Heartcenter, Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 100:II78-83. 1999
    ..A new quadricusp stentless mitral bioprosthetic valve (QMV) is evaluated and compared with current standards...
  7. ncbi request reprint Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy after surgical therapy for aortic stenosis is associated with changes in extracellular matrix gene expression
    T Walther
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heartcenter, University Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 104:I54-8. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether there is an association between LVH regression and extracellular matrix (ECM) gene expression...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous revascularization of long-standing chronic occlusion of the superficial femoral artery. A pilot study]
    H Krankenberg
    Herzzentrum der Universitat Leipzig, Klinik für Kardiologie Innere Medizin
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 126:491-5. 2001
    ..It was the aim of our study to evaluate this technique, the initial technical success and the follow-up patency rates after percutaneous revascularization of long chronic occlusion of the the SFA...
  9. ncbi request reprint Stentless tricuspid valve replacement
    T Walther
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 68:1858-9; discussion 1860. 1999
    ..Transvalvular hemodynamics are excellent, and right ventricular function can be preserved by suspending the valve at the papillary muscles...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quadrileaflet stentless mitral valve replacement
    T Walther
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Leipzig University, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 47:357-60. 1999
    ..The study evaluates clinical results and hemodynamic parameters one year after implantation of a stentless quadrileaflet mitral valve (QMV)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effects of exercise training on left ventricular function and peripheral resistance in patients with chronic heart failure: A randomized trial
    R Hambrecht
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Russenstrasse 19, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    JAMA 283:3095-101. 2000
    ..Exercise training in patients with chronic heart failure improves work capacity by enhancing endothelial function and skeletal muscle aerobic metabolism, but effects on central hemodynamic function are not well established...
  12. ncbi request reprint Combined stentless mitral valve implantation and radiofrequency ablation
    T Walther
    Department of Heart Surgery, Heartcenter, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 70:1080-2. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of combined stentless mitral valve (SMV) replacement and intraoperative radiofrequency ablation for chronic atrial fibrillation (IRAAF) to restore physiologic hemodynamic function...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of peripheral arterial thromboembolic occlusions using a new percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy system]
    H Krankenberg
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Klinik für Kardiologie Innere Medizin
    Rofo 173:236-9. 2001
    ..We report our experience with a new percutaneous thrombectomy device for the treatment of thromboembolic occlusions of peripheral arteries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. Cardiac constriction due to a calcified pericardium
    Sven Mobius-Winkler
    University of Leipzig Heart Center, 04289 Leipzig, Germany
    N Engl J Med 355:e19. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Reverse remodeling of cardiac collagen protein expression after surgical therapy for experimental aortic stenosis
    Thomas Walther
    University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Clinic for Heart Surgery, Leipzig, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 15:651-6. 2006
    ..Reversal of myocardial collagen gene expression was examined in parallel to left ventricular reverse remodeling after surgical correction of experimental aortic stenosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in myocardial perfusion due to physical exercise in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Kai Kendziorra
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Leipzig, Stephanstrasse 9a, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 32:813-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in myocardial stress perfusion after 1 year of exercise training in comparison with the effects of PTCA in patients with CAD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary angioplasty compared with exercise training in patients with stable coronary artery disease: a randomized trial
    Rainer Hambrecht
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 109:1371-8. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Early results with stentless mitral valve replacement
    Thomas Walther
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum, Klinik fur Herzchirurgie, Leipzig, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 13:766-770; discussion 770-1. 2004
    ..Implantation of a chordally supported stentless mitral valve (SMV) may be the strategy of choice for patients with severe degenerative mitral valve disease. Herein, the early clinical results of this surgical technique were analyzed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Facilitated endoscopic beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting using a magnetic coupling device
    Volkmar Falk
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Heartcenter, University of Leipzig, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:1575-9. 2003
    ..The potential benefits of the endoscopic Magnetic Vascular Positioner device (Ventrica, Inc, Fremont, Calif) to facilitate construction of a coronary anastomosis in a closed chest environment were evaluated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Exercise training in patients with severe chronic heart failure: impact on left ventricular performance and cardiac size. A retrospective analysis of the Leipzig Heart Failure Training Trial
    Sandra Erbs
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum GmbH, Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 10:336-44. 2003
    ..This analysis was conducted, to evaluate the effects of ET on left ventricular function and haemodynamics in patients with advanced CHF (NYHA class III) fulfilling the inclusion criteria of the COPERNICUS trial...
  21. ncbi request reprint Midterm results after stentless mitral valve replacement
    Thomas Walther
    Klinik fur Herzchirurgie, Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 108:II85-9. 2003
    ..To analyze the midterm clinical results after stentless mitral valve (SMV) replacement...
  22. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular reverse remodeling after surgical therapy for aortic stenosis: correlation to Renin-Angiotensin system gene expression
    Thomas Walther
    Universitat Leipzig, Herzzentrum, Klinik fur Herzchirurgie, Leipzig, Germany
    Circulation 106:I23-6. 2002
    ..Surgical therapy for aortic stenosis leads to reverse remodeling, with normalization of left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). The aim of this study was to examine Renin-Angiotensin system (RAS) gene expression in this setting...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic evaluation of stentless mitral valve replacement
    Thomas Walther
    Klinik fur Herzchirurgie, Herzzentrum, Universitat Leipzig, Germany
    Artif Organs 26:847-50. 2002
    ..TEE and TTE are extremely useful to assist SMV implantation as well as for regular follow-up evaluation. The hemodynamic function after SMV implantation with preservation of the annulo-ventricular continuity is promising...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with stentless mitral valve replacement
    Friedrich W Mohr
    Heart Center, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:772-5. 2005
    ..Our aim is to describe the clinical experience with stentless mitral valve (SMV) replacement with special focus on the functionality of the SMV...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of exercise training on endothelial function in cardiovascular disease in humans
    Claudia Walther
    University of Leipzig, Heart Center, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Leipzig, Germany
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 32:129-34. 2004
    ..Regular exercise training is a nonpharmacological option to improve endothelial dysfunction in patients with cardiovascular disease by increasing NO bioavailability...
  26. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory effects of physical exercise. A new mechanism to explain the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation?
    Stephan Gielen
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 25:339-42. 2005