Wolfram Windisch

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Affiliation: University of Freiburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Respiratory muscle training in restrictive thoracic disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Stephan Budweiser
    Center for Pneumology, Donaustauf Hospital, Donaustauf, Germany
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1559-65. 2006
  2. ncbi Weaning from mechanical ventilation by long-term nasal positive pressure ventilation in two patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with pneumococcal sepsis
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Medical Clinic Freiburg, Germany
    Respiration 69:464-7. 2002
  3. ncbi Inspiratory muscle strength in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease depending on disease severity
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 113:243-9. 2007
  4. ncbi New physiological insights into exercise-induced diaphragmatic fatigue
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 158:88-96. 2007
  5. doi Independence of exercise-induced diaphragmatic fatigue from ventilatory demands
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 161:101-7; discussion 108-10. 2008
  6. ncbi Outcome of patients with stable COPD receiving controlled noninvasive positive pressure ventilation aimed at a maximal reduction of Pa(CO2)
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Chest 128:657-62. 2005
  7. ncbi Influence of different trigger techniques on twitch mouth pressure during bilateral anterior magnetic phrenic nerve stimulation
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Chest 128:190-5. 2005
  8. ncbi Nocturnal non-invasive positive pressure ventilation: physiological effects on spontaneous breathing
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 150:251-60. 2006
  9. ncbi Comparison of volume- and pressure-limited NPPV at night: a prospective randomized cross-over trial
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Med 99:52-9. 2005
  10. ncbi Long-term survival of a patient with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome despite the lack of continuous ventilatory support
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Respiration 71:195-8. 2004

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Publications43

  1. ncbi Respiratory muscle training in restrictive thoracic disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Stephan Budweiser
    Center for Pneumology, Donaustauf Hospital, Donaustauf, Germany
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1559-65. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of respiratory muscle training (RMT) in patients with restrictive thoracic disorders and intermittent noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV)...
  2. ncbi Weaning from mechanical ventilation by long-term nasal positive pressure ventilation in two patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with pneumococcal sepsis
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Medical Clinic Freiburg, Germany
    Respiration 69:464-7. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi Inspiratory muscle strength in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease depending on disease severity
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 113:243-9. 2007
    ..57; P<0.001). Inspiratory muscle strength, as reliably assessed by TwPmo, decreased with increasing severity of COPD and should be considered as an important factor in rating disease severity and to reflect burden in COPD...
  4. ncbi New physiological insights into exercise-induced diaphragmatic fatigue
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 158:88-96. 2007
    ..In addition, TwPdi is highly correlated to key-measures of ergospirometry, approving the physiological thesis that muscle strength is progressively enhanced and escapes fatiguing failure during high-intensity exercise performance...
  5. doi Independence of exercise-induced diaphragmatic fatigue from ventilatory demands
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 161:101-7; discussion 108-10. 2008
    ..Therefore, ventilatory demands regulate diaphragmatic force-generation during exercise, whereas DF must be attributed to non-ventilatory controlled feedback mechanisms...
  6. ncbi Outcome of patients with stable COPD receiving controlled noninvasive positive pressure ventilation aimed at a maximal reduction of Pa(CO2)
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Chest 128:657-62. 2005
    ..Therefore, the 2-year survival and changes in lung function and blood gas levels were analyzed in patients with stable hypercapnic COPD in whom controlled pressure-limited NPPV was titrated to achieve a maximal improvement in Pa(CO2)...
  7. ncbi Influence of different trigger techniques on twitch mouth pressure during bilateral anterior magnetic phrenic nerve stimulation
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Chest 128:190-5. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi Nocturnal non-invasive positive pressure ventilation: physiological effects on spontaneous breathing
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 150:251-60. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi Comparison of volume- and pressure-limited NPPV at night: a prospective randomized cross-over trial
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Med 99:52-9. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi Long-term survival of a patient with congenital central hypoventilation syndrome despite the lack of continuous ventilatory support
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Respiration 71:195-8. 2004
    ..CCHS can be managed with NPPV despite mental retardation, even over a long-term period...
  11. ncbi The Severe Respiratory Insufficiency (SRI) Questionnaire: a specific measure of health-related quality of life in patients receiving home mechanical ventilation
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:752-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a specific instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients receiving home mechanical ventilation (HMV)...
  12. ncbi Evaluation of health-related quality of life using the MOS 36-Item Short-Form Health Status Survey in patients receiving noninvasive positive pressure ventilation
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 29:615-21. 2003
    ....
  13. doi Post-exercise diaphragm shielding: a novel approach to exercise-induced diaphragmatic fatigue
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 162:230-7. 2008
    ..This suggests that DF neither reflects impaired diaphragmatic function nor impairs exercise performance; rather it is likely to reflect post-exercise diaphragm shielding...
  14. doi Respiratory muscle function during a six-week period of normocapnic hyperpnoea training
    David Johannes Walker
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 188:208-13. 2013
    ..Future studies should clarify if these findings apply when assessed during respiratory muscle strength rather than endurance training...
  15. doi Diaphragmatic fatigue is counterbalanced during exhaustive long-term exercise
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 172:106-13. 2010
    ..7+/-0.8 kPa vs. 1.9+/-0.6 kPa). In conclusion, diaphragmatic contractility tends to decrease but manifestation of diaphragmatic fatigue is counterbalanced during self-paced long-term exhaustive exercise at maximally tolerated loading...
  16. doi Respiratory muscle function in interstitial lung disease
    Stephan Walterspacher
    Dept of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur Respir J 42:211-9. 2013
    ..Whether impaired respiratory muscle function impacts morbidity and mortality in interstitial lung disease patients needs to be investigated in future studies. ..
  17. doi Biometric approximation of diaphragmatic contractility during sustained hyperpnea
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5 D, 79106, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 176:90-7. 2011
    ..Thus, reasons other than diaphragmatic fatigue are likely to be responsible for task failure during sustained hyperpnea...
  18. ncbi Impairment of respiratory muscle function in pulmonary hypertension
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, D 79106 Freiburg Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 114:165-71. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the 6-min walking distance is significantly linked to parameters assessing inspiratory muscle strength...
  19. ncbi Average volume-assured pressure support in obesity hypoventilation: A randomized crossover trial
    Jan Hendrik Storre
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Chest 130:815-21. 2006
    ..There is a particular need to better define the most efficient ventilatory treatment modality for patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)...
  20. doi Noninvasive ventilation in COPD: impact of inspiratory pressure levels on sleep quality
    Michael Dreher
    Department of Pneumology, University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Chest 140:939-45. 2011
    ..Therefore, the present study assessed the difference in sleep quality during HI-NPPV and LI-NPPV...
  21. pmc High-intensity non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for stable hypercapnic COPD
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
    Int J Med Sci 6:72-6. 2009
    ....
  22. doi High-intensity versus low-intensity non-invasive ventilation in patients with stable hypercapnic COPD: a randomised crossover trial
    Michael Dreher
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Thorax 65:303-8. 2010
    ..The conventional approach of low-intensity non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV) produces only minimal physiological and clinical benefits in patients with stable hypercapnic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  23. ncbi Controlled twitch mouth pressure reliably predicts twitch esophageal pressure
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 156:276-82. 2007
    ..15kPa (-0.03 to 0.32). TwPmo is an excellent predictor for TwPes when using a fully automated and controlled inspiratory pressure trigger. Thus, measurement of TwPmo could become a standard means assessing inspiratory muscle strength...
  24. doi Characteristics of diaphragmatic fatigue during exhaustive exercise until task failure
    David Johannes Walker
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 176:14-20. 2011
    ..This confirms previous assumptions postulating that respiratory performance is sustained without further fatigue of the primary inspiratory muscle...
  25. doi The combination of exercise and respiratory training improves respiratory muscle function in pulmonary hypertension
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Lung 192:321-8. 2014
    ..This prospective study was designed to assess the impact of exercise and respiratory training on respiratory muscle strength and 6-min walking distance (6MWD) in PAH patients...
  26. doi The effect of continuous positive airway pressure on stair-climbing performance in severe COPD patients
    Stephan Walterspacher
    University Hospital of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    COPD 10:193-9. 2013
    ..However, the application of CPAP in addition to supplemental oxygen during stair climbing prevents neither exercise-induced dynamic hyperinflation, nor dyspnea...
  27. ncbi Transcutaneous PCO2 monitoring during initiation of noninvasive ventilation
    Jan H Storre
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Chest 132:1810-6. 2007
    ..To assess the efficacy of transcutaneous Pco2 (Ptcco2) measurements for monitoring alveolar ventilation in patients requiring noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV)...
  28. ncbi Proportional assist ventilation improves exercise capacity in patients with obesity
    Michael Dreher
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Respiration 80:106-11. 2010
    ..Exercise capacity is reduced in obese patients due to disadvantageous respiratory mechanics that lead to dyspnea. Proportional assist ventilation (PAV) has the potential to unload resistive and elastic burdens of the ventilatory system...
  29. doi Clinical impact of leak compensation during non-invasive ventilation
    Jan Hendrik Storre
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Med 103:1477-83. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess the impact of leak compensation capabilities during pressure- and volume-limited non-invasive positive-pressure ventilation (NPPV) in COPD patients...
  30. doi Sedation during flexible bronchoscopy in patients with pre-existing respiratory failure: Midazolam versus Midazolam plus Alfentanil
    Michael Dreher
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Respiration 79:307-14. 2010
    ....
  31. doi The Severe Respiratory Insufficiency Questionnaire was valid for COPD patients with severe chronic respiratory failure
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:848-53. 2008
    ..The present study was aimed at reexamining the internal structure of the SRI specifically for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients...
  32. doi Transcutaneous monitoring as a replacement for arterial PCO(2) monitoring during nocturnal non-invasive ventilation
    Jan Hendrik Storre
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Med 105:143-50. 2011
    ..The present study was aimed at investigating the capability of modern PtcCO(2)-monitoring to reliably assess alveolar ventilation during nocturnal NPPV...
  33. ncbi Oxygen supplementation in noninvasive home mechanical ventilation: the crucial roles of CO2 exhalation systems and leakages
    Jan H Storre
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany
    Respir Care 59:113-20. 2014
    ....
  34. ncbi When should home mechanical ventilation be started in patients with different neuromuscular disorders?
    Michael Dreher
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany
    Respirology 12:749-53. 2007
    ..This study assessed the differences in the physiological parameters of patients with neuromuscular disease commenced on HMV for the treatment of symptomatic chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure...
  35. pmc Non-invasive ventilation applied for recovery from exercise-induced diaphragmatic fatigue
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumologya, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Open Respir Med J 2:16-21. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi Impact of impaired inspiratory muscle strength on dyspnea and walking capacity in sarcoidosis
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Chest 130:1496-502. 2006
    ..This is the first study using nonvolitional tests that are independent of the patient's cooperation and motivation in addition to volitional tests of inspiratory muscle strength in patients with sarcoidosis...
  37. ncbi Techniques for the measurement and monitoring of carbon dioxide in the blood
    Sophie E Huttmann
    Department of Pneumology, Cologne Merheim Hospital, Kliniken der Stadt Köln gGmbH, and Witten Herdecke University Hospital, Cologne, Germany
    Ann Am Thorac Soc 11:645-52. 2014
    ..This review summarizes the physiological background, historical development, instrument-specific technical aspects, and current recommendations for the clinical application of Pco2 assessment. ..
  38. ncbi Flow-dependent resistance of nasal masks used for non-invasive positive pressure ventilation
    Wolfram Windisch
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Respirology 11:471-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, this study was aimed at investigating the resistance of nasal masks used for NPPV...
  39. ncbi Prognostic value of mouth occlusion pressure in patients with chronic ventilatory failure
    Stephan Budweiser
    Center for Pneumology, Donaustauf Hospital, Ludwigstrasse 68, D 93093, Donaustauf, Germany
    Respir Med 101:2343-51. 2007
    ..Mouth occlusion pressure measurement is widely used for assessment of respiratory muscle function, particularly in patients with respiratory failure. However, its predictive value for long-term survival remains largely unexplored...
  40. ncbi Predictors of survival in COPD patients with chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure receiving noninvasive home ventilation
    Stephan Budweiser
    Center for Pneumology, Donaustauf Hospital, Donaustauf, Germany
    Chest 131:1650-8. 2007
    ..Knowledge of prognostic parameters under these conditions is limited but may be clinically helpful and highlight the role of noninvasive ventilation...
  41. ncbi Health-related quality of life in patients with chronic respiratory failure after long-term mechanical ventilation
    Sara Euteneuer
    Krankenhaus Kloster Grafschaft, Schmallenberg, Germany
    Respir Med 100:477-86. 2006
    ..This study was aimed at assessing health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients with chronic respiratory failure (CRF) and long-term survival following prolonged intensive care mechanical ventilation...
  42. ncbi [Health-related quality of life of patients receiving home mechanical ventilation: the Spanish version of the severe respiratory insufficiency questionnaire]
    Jose Luis López-Campos
    Sección de Neumología y Alergia, Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar, Cadiz, Espana
    Arch Bronconeumol 42:588-93. 2006
    ..Questionnaire for the Spanish population, the first health-related quality of life questionnaire specifically designed for patients receiving home mechanical ventilation...
  43. ncbi PHOX2B mutation-confirmed congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: presentation in adulthood
    Nick A Antic
    Adelaide Institute for Sleep Health, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, South Australia, Australia, and Sleep Disorders Division, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:923-7. 2006
    ..Report of these cases should lead to a more rapid identification of CCHS presenting in adulthood...