Birger Wolff

Summary

Affiliation: University of Greifswald
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase Glu298Asp gene polymorphism, blood pressure and hypertension in a general population sample
    Birger Wolff
    Department of Internal Medicine B, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    J Hypertens 23:1361-6. 2005
  2. pmc Relation between psychological strain and carotid atherosclerosis in a general population
    B Wolff
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Friedrich Loeffler Strasse 23 a, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Heart 91:460-4. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between high serum ferritin levels and carotid atherosclerosis in the study of health in Pomerania (SHIP)
    Birger Wolff
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Universitat Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Stroke 35:453-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation of parity with common carotid intima-media thickness among women of the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Birger Wolff
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Universitat Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Stroke 36:938-43. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Tooth loss is independently associated with the risk of acquired aortic valve sclerosis
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Am Heart J 150:1198-203. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase Glu(298)-->Asp polymorphism, carotid atherosclerosis and intima-media thickness in a general population sample
    Birger Wolff
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 109:475-81. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B and C virus infection and the risk of atherosclerosis in a general population
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Walther Rathenau Street 48, D 17487, Greifswald, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 174:99-103. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerivastatin reduces cytokine-induced surface expression of ICAM-1 via increased shedding in human endothelial cells
    Martin Landsberger
    Department of Internal Medicine B, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Friedrich Loeffler Strasse 23 a, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 190:43-52. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of thyroid function with cardiac mass and left ventricular hypertrophy
    Marcus Dorr
    Department of Internal Medicine B, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Friedrich Loeffler Strasse 23a, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:673-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Interaction between factor V Leiden and serum LDL cholesterol increases the risk of atherosclerosis
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Walther Rathenau Str 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 180:341-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase Glu298Asp gene polymorphism, blood pressure and hypertension in a general population sample
    Birger Wolff
    Department of Internal Medicine B, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Kiel, Germany
    J Hypertens 23:1361-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the association of the eNOS E298D polymorphism with hypertension and with blood pressure (BP) in a large population-based sample of Caucasian ethnicity...
  2. pmc Relation between psychological strain and carotid atherosclerosis in a general population
    B Wolff
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Friedrich Loeffler Strasse 23 a, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Heart 91:460-4. 2005
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that psychological strain is related to carotid atherosclerosis in a large general population sample...
  3. ncbi request reprint Association between high serum ferritin levels and carotid atherosclerosis in the study of health in Pomerania (SHIP)
    Birger Wolff
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Universitat Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Stroke 35:453-7. 2004
    ..Several studies have provided evidence for a relationship between body iron load and cardiovascular disease. We analyzed the association of serum ferritin levels with carotid atherosclerosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relation of parity with common carotid intima-media thickness among women of the Study of Health in Pomerania
    Birger Wolff
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Universitat Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Stroke 36:938-43. 2005
    ..We analyzed the association of parity with common carotid intima-media thickness (IMT), which has a predictive value of subsequent myocardial infarction and stroke...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tooth loss is independently associated with the risk of acquired aortic valve sclerosis
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    Am Heart J 150:1198-203. 2005
    ..Aortic valve sclerosis (AVS) represents the sum of processes that are similar to the development of atherosclerosis. The present analysis was performed to investigate associations between periodontal disease, tooth loss, and AVS...
  6. ncbi request reprint Endothelial nitric oxide synthase Glu(298)-->Asp polymorphism, carotid atherosclerosis and intima-media thickness in a general population sample
    Birger Wolff
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 109:475-81. 2005
    ..This suggests that the association of the Glu(298)-->Asp genotype with atherosclerosis in the carotid arteries is site-specific and is modified by overall cardiovascular risk...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B and C virus infection and the risk of atherosclerosis in a general population
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Walther Rathenau Street 48, D 17487, Greifswald, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 174:99-103. 2004
    ..Currently it is not clear, whether hepatitis B and C virus infections are associated with the risk of atherosclerosis. The aim of the present analysis was to investigate those relationships in a population sample...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cerivastatin reduces cytokine-induced surface expression of ICAM-1 via increased shedding in human endothelial cells
    Martin Landsberger
    Department of Internal Medicine B, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Friedrich Loeffler Strasse 23 a, 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 190:43-52. 2007
    ..We conclude that cerivastatin and simvastatin reduce TNF-alpha-induced up-regulation of ICAM-1 and VCAM-1 surface expression via increased protein shedding mediated by HMG-CoA reductase inhibition and subsequent isoprenoid depletion...
  9. ncbi request reprint The association of thyroid function with cardiac mass and left ventricular hypertrophy
    Marcus Dorr
    Department of Internal Medicine B, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Friedrich Loeffler Strasse 23a, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:673-7. 2005
    ..65; 95% confidence interval, 2.83-65.75; P < 0.01). There is an association between thyroid function status, cardiac mass, and LVH. Hyperthyroidism is an independent risk factor for LVH...
  10. ncbi request reprint Interaction between factor V Leiden and serum LDL cholesterol increases the risk of atherosclerosis
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Walther Rathenau Str 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 180:341-7. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Candidate genetic markers and the risk of restenosis after coronary angioplasty
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Walther Rathenau Strasse 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 106:35-42. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint Mental and physical distress is modulated by a polymorphism in the 5-HT transporter gene interacting with social stressors and chronic disease burden
    H J Grabe
    Department of Psychiatry, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Klinikum der Hansestadt Stralsund, Rostocker Chaussee 70, 18437 Stralsund, Germany
    Mol Psychiatry 10:220-4. 2005
    ..The relevance of this finding is sustained by the fact that the sample characteristics and the risk structure were highly different from previous studies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Thyroid function and serum ferritin levels: the study of health in Pomerania
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Thyroid 16:681-6. 2006
    ..The aim of the present analysis was to investigate an association between thyroid function and serum ferritin levels. We hypothesized low serum thyrotropin to be related to high serum ferritin levels...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relation of self-reported sleep duration with carotid intima-media thickness in a general population sample
    Birger Wolff
    Department of Cardiology, Franz Volhard Klinik, Charite Campus Buch, HELIOS Klinikum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 196:727-32. 2008
    ..An association of sleep with cardiovascular disease has been suggested. We analyzed the association of sleep duration with carotid intima-media thickness (IMT) as measure of generalized atherosclerosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Seropositivity for anti-Borrelia IgG antibody is independently associated with carotid atherosclerosis
    Henry Volzke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Walther Rathenau Str 48, D 17487 Greifswald, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 184:108-12. 2006
    ..Various infectious agents are associated with atherosclerosis. This analysis was performed to investigate relation between seropositivity for anti-Borrelia IgG and carotid atherosclerosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint A functional serotonin transporter (SLC6A4) polymorphism modifies the association of smoking and diabetes with asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis
    Birger Wolff
    Thromb Haemost 93:180-2. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Acute reversible cardiomyopathy with cardiogenic shock in a patient with Addisonian crisis: a case report
    Birger Wolff
    Int J Cardiol 116:e71-3. 2007
    ..Chest X-ray displayed bilateral pulmonary edema. The patient's condition culminated in respiratory failure and cardiogenic shock requiring catecholamines and ventilatory support. After a week, she had recovered uneventfully...
  18. ncbi request reprint Severe septic inflammation as a strong stimulus of myocardial NT-pro brain natriuretic peptide release
    Birger Wolff
    Department of Internal Medicine, Intensive Care Division, HELIOS Kliniken Schwerin, Wismarsche Strasse 393 397, 19049 Schwerin, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 122:131-6. 2007
    ..We tested whether SS mediates NT-proBNP release through cardiomyocyte necrosis. Moreover, the discriminative value of NT-proBNP for the distinction between SS and non-septic shock (NSS) was assessed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impaired peripheral endothelial function in severe idiopathic pulmonary hypertension correlates with the pulmonary vascular response to inhaled iloprost
    Birger Wolff
    Department of Cardiology, Franz Volhard Klinik Berlin, Charite Campus Buch, HELIOS Kliniken Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Am Heart J 153:1088.e1-7. 2007
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