B Maisch

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy and (peri)myocarditis with immunosuppression and i.v. immunoglobulins
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 29:624-36. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint New directions in diagnosis and treatment of pericardial disease. A project of the Taskforce on Pericardial Disease of the World Heart Federation
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:769-80. 2000
  3. pmc Practical aspects of the management of pericardial disease
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Heart 89:1096-103. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of viral myocarditis: the role of humoral immune response
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse 1, D 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Pathol 11:112-22. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint [Management of cardiovascular diseases]
    B Maisch
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Angiologie, Intensivmedizin und Kardioprävention, Marburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:2161. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The classification of pericardial disease in the age of modern medicine
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Baldingerstrasse 1, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:13-21. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Intrapericardial treatment of autoreactive myocarditis with triamcinolon. Successful administration in patients with minimal pericardial effusion
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:781-6. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint [Extracardiac causes of right ventricular insufficiency]
    B Maisch
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Internist (Berl) 45:1136-46. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases executive summary; The Task force on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases of the European society of cardiology
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 25:587-610. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases. Executive summary]
    Bernhard Maisch
    Rev Esp Cardiol 57:1090-114. 2004

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  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy and (peri)myocarditis with immunosuppression and i.v. immunoglobulins
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 29:624-36. 2004
    ..In Parvo B19 associated DCMi therefore dose finding studies and randomized trials are needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint New directions in diagnosis and treatment of pericardial disease. A project of the Taskforce on Pericardial Disease of the World Heart Federation
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:769-80. 2000
    ....
  3. pmc Practical aspects of the management of pericardial disease
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Heart 89:1096-103. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of viral myocarditis: the role of humoral immune response
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse 1, D 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Pathol 11:112-22. 2002
    ..This paper reviews our present knowledge on the humoral immune response in myocarditis and its interplay with the viral agents and the other components of the immune system...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Management of cardiovascular diseases]
    B Maisch
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Angiologie, Intensivmedizin und Kardioprävention, Marburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:2161. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The classification of pericardial disease in the age of modern medicine
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Baldingerstrasse 1, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:13-21. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Intrapericardial treatment of autoreactive myocarditis with triamcinolon. Successful administration in patients with minimal pericardial effusion
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:781-6. 2000
    ..Pericardiocentesis was enabled by means of the PerDUCER device, facilitated by pericardioscopy...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Extracardiac causes of right ventricular insufficiency]
    B Maisch
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Internist (Berl) 45:1136-46. 2004
    ..Cardiac surgery with pericardiolysis and (partial) pericardial resection remains the method of choice for symptomatic constrictive pericarditis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases executive summary; The Task force on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases of the European society of cardiology
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 25:587-610. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint [Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of pericardial diseases. Executive summary]
    Bernhard Maisch
    Rev Esp Cardiol 57:1090-114. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint [Pregnancy and cardiomyopathies]
    Bernhard Maisch
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 28:196-208. 2003
    ..This diagnostic algorithm, which we recommend for any form of dilated cardiomyopathy, bears impact on treatment options beyond the mere heart failure therapy that should be instigated anyhow...
  12. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with suspected (peri-)myocarditis and inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, UKGM GmbH and Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35043, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 31:881-90. 2006
    ..A case of active parvo B19-positive myocarditis demonstrates the role of immunoglobulin treatment under these conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cytokine activation in pericardial fluids in different forms of pericarditis
    S Pankuweit
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:748-54. 2000
    ..In the future, this may have therapeutic implications...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Correlation between cardiac autonomic activity and compromise of left ventricular function in dilated cardiomyopathy]
    J Hoffmann
    Philipps Universitat Marburg, Klinik für Innere Medizin und Kardiologie, Marburg
    Z Kardiol 89:84-92. 2000
    ....
  15. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and wall stress in dilated human heart
    P Alter
    Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, Marburg, Germany
    Mol Cell Biochem 314:179-91. 2008
    ..It is concluded that the diagnostic use of BNP should primarily be directed to assess ventricular wall stress rather than the extent of functional ventricular impairment in LVD...
  16. ncbi request reprint The European Study of Epidemiology and Treatment of Cardiac Inflammatory Diseases (ESETCID). First epidemiological results
    G Hufnagel
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:279-85. 2000
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of viral genome in endomyocardial biopsies from patients with inflammatory heart muscle disease
    S Pankuweit
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:221-6. 2000
    ..These findings have to be taken into account in future diagnostic and therapeutic studies in the field of cardiomyopathies...
  18. ncbi request reprint [The heart in cases of viral, bacterial and parasitic infections]
    B Maisch
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Schwerpunkt Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Baldingerstr 1, 35033 Marburg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 48:255-67. 2007
    ..Infective agents and their adequate diagnosis and treatment are discussed for these clinical entities according to current guidelines and clinical pathways...
  19. ncbi request reprint Definition of inflammatory cardiomyopathy (myocarditis): on the way to consensus. A status report
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:200-9. 2000
    ..Additionally, a brief overview is presented stating the current knowledge on effector mechanisms of the immune system in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Prospective evaluation of effect of carvedilol therapy on heart rate variability in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy]
    J Hoffmann
    Philipps Universitat Marburg, Abteilung für Innere Medizin und Kardiologie, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg
    Z Kardiol 88:653-60. 1999
    ..Whether increased vagal tone may contribute to the protective effect of carvedilol has to be evaluated by further studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy: does enterovirus genome persistence protect from apoptosis? An endomyocardial biopsy study
    P Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg Lahn, Baldingerstrasse, D 35033, Marburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Pathol 10:229-34. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the role of apoptosis in myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy. Apoptosis is an active energy-consuming mechanism of cell death in several cardiac diseases in different quality and quantity...
  22. doi request reprint [Preoperative cardiac risk assessment and perioperative cardiac management in non-cardiac surgery. The 2009 ESC guidelines]
    A Richter
    Klinik für Innere Medizin und Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Standort Marburg, Baldingerstr, 35043, Marburg
    Herz 35:550-6. 2010
    ..These guidelines are straightforward and feasible for cardiologists as well as specialists in internal medicine and general practicioners. Nevertheless, some points still lack evidence...
  23. ncbi request reprint A new methodological approach to assess cardiac work by pressure-volume and stress-length relations in patients with aortic valve stenosis and dilated cardiomyopathy
    P Alter
    Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Pflugers Arch 455:627-36. 2008
    ..Most likely, deterioration of myocardial work is crucial for the prognosis. It is suggested to include these basic physiological procedures in the clinical assessment of the pump function of the heart...
  24. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and the heart
    M Schoppet
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Angiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 26:345-52. 2001
    ..Alcohol interferes with other medications, and drinking can exacerbate a variety of medical illnesses...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cardiotoxicity of 5-fluorouracil
    P Alter
    Philipps University of Marburg Lahn, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Hematol Agents Med Chem 4:1-5. 2006
    ..It could be assumed that 5-FU toxicity is reversible in the majority of cases when acute complications, e.g., arrhythmias, are resolved...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial DNA deletions in cardiomyopathies
    V Ruppert
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:161-7. 2000
    ..A general pathogenic effect on the development of dilated cardiomyopathy is less likely. The mutations may be a sign of increasing stress to the heart, however, thus promoting consecutive damage of mtDNA by initiating a vicious circle...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intrapericardial treatment of autoreactive pericardial effusion with triamcinolone; the way to avoid side effects of systemic corticosteroid therapy
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 23:1503-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate efficacy and safety of intrapericardial treatment with the crystalloid corticosteroid triamcinolone in autoreactive pericardial effusion...
  28. ncbi request reprint Current treatment options in (peri)myocarditis and inflammatory cardiomyopathy
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University Hospital Gießen and Marburg, 35043, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 37:644-56. 2012
    ..In virus-negative, autoreactive perimyocardial disease a locoregional approach with intrapericardial instillation of high local doses of triamcinolone acetate has been shown to be highly efficient and with few systemic side-effects...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Endomyocardial biopsy-guided diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory cardiomyopathies]
    S Pankuweit
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:2169-72. 2004
    ....
  30. doi request reprint [Classification, genetic predisposition and risk factors for the development of cardiomyopathies]
    S Pankuweit
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Standort Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35043, Marburg, Germany
    Internist (Berl) 49:441-2, 444-7. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, much more progress in the identification of underlying mutations, susceptibility genes and modifier genes is important and indispensable for the development of new etiology orientated forms of therapy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide to left ventricular wall stress as assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
    P Alter
    Philipps University, Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, D 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 85:790-9. 2007
    ..g., EF) appear to be secondary. Since an increased wall stress is associated with cardiac dilatation, early diagnosis and treatment could potentially prevent worsening of the outcome...
  32. doi request reprint Intrapericardial procedures for cardiac regeneration by stem cells: need for minimal invasive access (AttachLifter) to the normal pericardial cavity
    H Rupp
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Experimental Cardiology Laboratory, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Deutschland
    Herz 35:458-65. 2010
    ..A fiberscope can be used to inspect the pericardium prior to puncture. Based on these procedures, the role of the pericardial space and the presence of pericardial effusion in cardiac regeneration can be assessed...
  33. pmc Heart rate variability and baroreflex sensitivity in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    J Hoffmann
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Hospital of the Philipps University of Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Heart 83:531-8. 2000
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Invasive techniques--from diagnosis to treatment
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg, Baldingerstr, 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 45:iv32-8. 2006
    ..Before corticoid treatment is started, a viral or microbial aetiology has to be excluded at the site of cardiac inflammation. This again can only be done by the analysis of cardiac tissue samples...
  35. ncbi request reprint Escape from cardiomyocyte apoptosis by enterovirus persistence due to elevated soluble Fas-receptors
    P Alter
    University of Marburg Lahn, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:524-32. 2004
    ..Apoptosis causes loss of contractile cardiomyocytes in inflammatory heart disease. Despite recent examinations, the influence of virus infection on apoptosis remained ill-defined...
  36. ncbi request reprint Neoplastic pericardial effusion. Efficacy and safety of intrapericardial treatment with cisplatin
    B Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 23:1625-31. 2002
    ..To evaluate the clinical efficacy, safety, and long-term effect of intrapericardial treatment with cisplatin in large neoplastic pericardial effusions...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bidirectional ventricular tachycardia due to digitalis intoxication
    W Grimm
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital of the Phillips University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:79-80. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint [Dilated cardiomyopathy and myocarditis. Current diagnostic requirements and therapeutic possibilities]
    B Maisch
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Angiologie, Intensivmedizin und Präventive Kardiologie der Philipps Universität Marburg, Baldinger Strasse 1, Postfach 23 60, 35033 Marburg
    Internist (Berl) 43:S45-6, S49-65. 2002
  39. ncbi request reprint Linear lesion formation by ND:YAG laser versus radiofrequency energy in porcine atria
    V Menz
    Department of Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1848-51. 2000
    ..In conclusion, the formation of linear lesions at the isthmus and at the pulmonary veins was successful with the laser and RF. In the trabeculated left atrium and the thick posterior right atrium, only laser ablation was successful...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Clinical pathway "Acute Coronary Syndrome"]
    W Grimm
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Schwerpunkt Kardiologie, Angiologie und Intensivmedizin, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Internist (Berl) 47:699-700, 702-6. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Molecular signatures and the study of gene expression profiles in inflammatory heart diseases
    V Ruppert
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Biomedical Research Center, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg and Philipps University Marburg, Hans Meerwein Str, 35043, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 37:619-26. 2012
    ..Expression profiling may be particularly helpful to improve the differential diagnosis of heart failure and enable novel insight into selected molecular pathways...
  42. doi request reprint [Tumor markers in the assessment of malignant and benign pericardial effusion]
    K Karatolios
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Schwerpunkte Kardiologie, Angiologie, Internistische Intensivmedizin und Prävention, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg GmbH, Deutschland
    Herz 36:290-5. 2011
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum. Diagnosis by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
    P Alter
    Philipps University of Marburg Lahn, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:429-30. 2005
  44. doi request reprint [New possibilities of diagnostics and therapy of pericarditis]
    B Maisch
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Schwerpunkt Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Baldingerstrasse 1, 35033, Marburg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 49:17-26. 2008
    ..In autoreactive pericarditis intrapericardial instillation of triamcinolone is effective with few side effects. In malignant pericarditis the intrapericardial administration of cisplatin prevents early recurrences...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of atrial arrhythmias by pacing]
    R C Funck
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Herz 26:18-29. 2001
    ..Atrial fibrillation is the most frequent arrhythmia. It can impair quality of life considerably. Due to thromboembolic complications it contributes to the patients' morbidity and mortality and to the costs for their medical treatment...
  46. ncbi request reprint Strategies to optimize CAD prevention in modern cardiology. The "Marburg CAD Prevention Project"
    J R Schaefer
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University Hospital Marburg, Germany
    Herz 25:113-6. 2000
    ..This approach ensures that at least all of our patients with documented CAD receive the appropriate preventional recommendations and treatment...
  47. doi request reprint Inverse shift in serum polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids is associated with adverse dilatation of the heart
    H Rupp
    Philipps University, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Experimental Cardiology Laboratory, Karl von Frisch Strasse 1, Marburg, Germany
    Heart 96:595-8. 2010
    ..Cardiac dilatation is associated with impaired pump function, progression of heart failure and electrical instability. Risk of sudden death is associated with a low blood level of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids...
  48. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology and aetiological diagnosis of inflammatory myocardial diseases with a special focus on parvovirus B19
    S Pankuweit
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology of the Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health 52:344-7. 2005
    ..Such an approach may change the management of these diseases in the future. One of the aims of the study was to reveal the underlying dominant pathophysiological mechanisms in a for deciding on the most approriate therapy...
  49. pmc Autoantibodies in the sera of patients with rheumatic heart disease: characterization of myocardial antigens by two-dimensional immunoblotting and N-terminal sequence analysis
    D Tontsch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Clin Exp Immunol 121:270-4. 2000
    ..Mitochondrial proteins have been implicated in the pathogenesis of inflammatory heart disease for some years, and in this study we have identified two mitochondrial proteins as relevant antigens in rheumatic heart disease...
  50. ncbi request reprint Antiendothelial antibodies in sera of patients with infective endocarditis
    I Portig
    Klinikum der Philipps Universität SP Kardiologie, Marburg, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 96:75-81. 2001
    ..These antibodies may develop as a consequence of damage to endocardial cells (thereby exposing intracellular antigen to the immune system) and do not seem to play a role in the pathogenesis of infective endocarditis...
  51. doi request reprint Effect of sibutramine on cardiovascular outcomes in overweight and obese subjects
    W Philip T James
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    N Engl J Med 363:905-17. 2010
    ..The long-term effects of sibutramine treatment on the rates of cardiovascular events and cardiovascular death among subjects at high cardiovascular risk have not been established...
  52. doi request reprint Cellular immune mechanisms in myocarditis
    M Noutsias
    Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital of Marburg and Giessen UKGM GmbH, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Baldinger Str 1, 35043, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 37:830-5. 2012
    ..The reported virus-associated differential T cell receptor Vbeta dominance suggests an antiviral specificity of virus-induced T cell responses in human DCMi...
  53. ncbi request reprint Radiotelemetric characterization of overweight-associated rises in blood pressure and heart rate
    H Rupp
    Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Internal Medicine, Philipps University of Marburg, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Am J Physiol 277:H1540-5. 1999
    ..The increased blood pressure and heart rate normalized after rats were fed a regular chow. We concluded that an excessive caloric intake results in hyperkinetic hypertension that increases the myosin V(1) proportion...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Metabolism and the hypertrophied heart of the elderly]
    H Rupp
    Molekular kardiologisches Labor, Klinik für Innere Medizin und Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:726-30. 2005
    ....
  55. doi request reprint [The heart in viral infections]
    S Pankuweit
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Standort Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, Marburg, Germany
    Internist (Berl) 51:836-43. 2010
    ..The goal of every diagnostic and therapeutic intervention must be to eradicate the virus and eliminate the inflammatory response to prevent the disease from progressing to terminal cardiac insufficiency...
  56. pmc Varicella myocarditis in an adult
    P Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Baldingerstrabetae, D 35033 Marburg Lahn, Germany
    Heart 85:E2. 2001
    ..This case report is a reminder that a varicella infection can cause myocarditis in adults. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment of this rare form of myocarditis may lead to complete recovery...
  57. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography: future developments. What is diastole and how to assess it? Impaired left ventricular systolic function
    C Luers
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University of Marburg, Germany
    Minerva Cardioangiol 59:331-47. 2011
    ..In addition, an overview of the current state of research with regard to the echocardiographic assessment of left ventricular diastolic function will be given...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Angina pectoris in extracoronary diseases]
    A Wilke
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Herz 24:132-9. 1999
    ..Diffuse esophageal spasm is the extracardiac condition that is confused most often with ischemic cardiac chest pain. This pain presents as a deep thoracic pain that may be present over most of the thorax. It may extend down the anterome..
  59. ncbi request reprint Control of apoptosis of cardiovascular fibroblasts: a novel drug target
    H Rupp
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
    Herz 24:225-31. 1999
    ..A candidate approach could involve growth factor analogues which are known to induce fibroblast apoptosis when an incomplete growth stimulus persists...
  60. doi request reprint Serial NT-proBNP measurements for risk stratification of patients with decompensated heart failure
    C Luers
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Phillips University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 35:488-95. 2010
    ..However, it is unknown whether a change of NT-proBNP plasma levels in the early phase of decompensation might be of additional prognostic value in patients with acute decompensation of heart failure...
  61. doi request reprint Treatment of cardiovascular diseases in cancer patients
    M Noutsias
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, University Hospital of Marburg and Giessen UKGM GmbH, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Deutschland
    Herz 36:340-5. 2011
    ..Further clinical research focused on the pathogenesis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in cancer patients is warranted to pave the way to guidelines for this nonhomogeneous patient group...
  62. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery spasm induced by 5-fluorouracil
    P Alter
    Philipps University of Marburg Lahn, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:33-7. 2005
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint [Endothelial dysfunction--assessment of current status and approaches to therapy]
    B C Simon
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Herz 24:62-71. 1999
    ..Continuous endothelial dysfunction and activation, caused by risk factors and infection, represent the basis for atherogenesis and acute coronary syndromes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of heart rate variability analysis in patients with carcinoid syndrome
    J Hoffmann
    Cardiovascular Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Philipps University of Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, D 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Digestion 63:35-42. 2001
    ..The prognostic relevance of this finding, however, was not clear...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Significance of aldosterone antagonist therapy]
    M Christ
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Internist (Berl) 45:347-54. 2004
    ..In conclusion, an old-fashioned, previously abandoned treatment strategy is currently celebrating its revival...
  66. doi request reprint Diabetic cardiomyopathy--fact or fiction?
    B Maisch
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, UKGM GmbH und Philipps Universität Marburg, Baldingerstr, 35043, Marburg, Deutschland
    Herz 36:102-15. 2011
    ..In stage 1 and 2 DCM diabetic cardiomyopathy is clearly a fact. However, precise determination of to what degree the various underlying pathogenetic processes are responsible for the overall heart failure phenotype remains a fiction...
  67. pmc Managing a complication after direct stenting: removal of a maldeployed stent with rotational atherectomy
    M Herzum
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Heart 91:e46. 2005
    ..Rotational atherectomy successfully removed parts of the maldeployed stent and resistant arterial wall substance allowing full dilatation of the lesion...
  68. pmc Giant left atrial mass in an asymptomatic patient
    S Lamparter
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Heart Centre, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Heart 90:e24. 2004
    ..Although the tumour occupied a large part of the left atrium the patient remained in sinus rhythm and displayed no symptoms...
  69. ncbi request reprint Autoantibodies in sera of patients with myocarditis: characterization of the corresponding proteins by isoelectric focusing and N-terminal sequence analysis
    S Pankuweit
    Philipps University of Marburg, Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Germany
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 29:77-84. 1997
    ..Because these proteins are intracullularly located enzymes, their pathogenetic role as antigens for the autoantibodies remains to be elucidated further...
  70. ncbi request reprint Functional determination of plasminogen activator in arginine-stabilized plasma
    T W Stief
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Hospital of Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 11:311-23. 2005
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cardiomyopathy
    Konstantinos Karatolios
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Hellenic J Cardiol 47:54-65. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory heart diseases: role of endomyocardial biopsy]
    Sabine Pankuweit
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum GmbH Giessen und Marburg, Standort Marburg, Marburg
    Herz 31:361-5. 2006
  73. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in pericardial diseases. Indications and diagnostic value
    Ruzica Maksimovic
    University Institute for Radiology, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Herz 31:708-14. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint [On guidelines for the treatment management]
    Bernhard Maisch
    Herz 31:819. 2006
  75. ncbi request reprint Management strategies in pericardial emergencies
    Petar M Seferovic
    Department of Cardiology, Institute for Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia
    Herz 31:891-900. 2006
    ..This condition should immediately lead to cardiac surgery. Although pericardiectomy is the only treatment for permanent constriction, this procedure is contraindicated when extensive myocardial fibrosis and/or atrophy are demonstrated...
  76. ncbi request reprint Microdetermination of fatty acids by gas chromatography and cardiovascular risk stratification by the "EPA+DHA level"
    Heinz Rupp
    Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
    Herz 31:30-49. 2006
    ..The pharmacological effects of ethyl esters are compared with the naturally occurring EPA and DHA triacylglycerols present in fish or fish oils which are of interest in primary prevention of cardiovascular disorders...
  77. ncbi request reprint Classification of the cardiomyopathies: a position statement from the European Society Of Cardiology Working Group on Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases
    Perry Elliott
    Hadassah University Hospital Ein Kerem, Kirjat Hadassah, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Eur Heart J 29:270-6. 2008
    ..The aim is to help clinicians look beyond generic diagnostic labels in order to reach more specific diagnoses...
  78. doi request reprint Gene expression profiling from endomyocardial biopsy tissue allows distinction between subentities of dilated cardiomyopathy
    Volker Ruppert
    Department of Cardiology, University of Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, Marburg, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:360-369.e1. 2008
    ..Expression profile analysis using endomyocardial biopsy specimens from patients with cardiomyopathies promises to improve the differential diagnosis of heart failure...
  79. doi request reprint A missense variant in desmoglein-2 predisposes to dilated cardiomyopathy
    Maximilian G Posch
    Experimental and Clinical Research Center ECRC, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Mol Genet Metab 95:74-80. 2008
    ..Thus, our study identified the DSG2-V55M polymorphism as a novel risk variant for DCM associated with shortened desmosomes of the cardiac intercalated disc...
  80. ncbi request reprint TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand and its decoy receptor osteoprotegerin in nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Michael Schoppet
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University, D 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 338:1745-50. 2005
    ..001 vs. controls). In conclusion, myocardial overexpression of antiapoptotic OPG in DCM patients may represent a compensatory mechanism to limit systemic activation of TRAIL in patients with congestive heart disease...
  81. ncbi request reprint Acute parvovirus B19 infection associated with myocarditis in an immunocompetent adult
    Steffen Lamparter
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Hum Pathol 34:725-8. 2003
    ..Because PVB19 myocarditis may progress to chronic dilated cardiomyopathy, early diagnosis by endomyocardial biopsy is important to initiate anti-inflammatory treatment...
  82. ncbi request reprint Association of right ventricular dysfunction and Cheyne-Stokes respiration in patients with chronic heart failure
    Michael Christ
    Klinik fur Innere Medizin, Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Sleep Res 12:161-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, CSR is associated with depressed systolic RV function and increased RV dimensions in CHF patients. Future studies will show whether optimized treatment of CSR will improve RV function...
  83. ncbi request reprint Clinical and immunologic characteristics in peripartum cardiomyopathy
    Steffen Lamparter
    Diakonie Krankenhaus Wehrda, Internal Medicine, Hebronberg 5, D 35041 Marburg Wehrda, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 118:14-20. 2007
    ..Improvement of left ventricular ejection fraction was present in eight patients (80%), while LV dysfunction persisted in four patients. Our findings support the hypothesis of an underlying autoimmune pathomechanism in this rare disease...
  84. ncbi request reprint Inflammation in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Sabine Pankuweit
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35043, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 29:788-93. 2004
    ..This may change the management of the disease in the future. One of the hopes is to discern the underlying dominant mechanism in a given patient to make a decision for the most promising therapy...
  85. ncbi request reprint Pericardial disease in pregnancy
    Arsen D Ristic
    University Institute for Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
    Herz 28:209-15. 2003
    ..There is no evidence that pregnancy affects susceptibility to pericardial disease. However, when such a condition occurs, its proper diagnosis and management may be crucial for the outcome of the pregnancy...
  86. ncbi request reprint Sudden cardiac death in dilated cardiomyopathy -- therapeutic options
    Wolfram Grimm
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital of the Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Herz 27:750-9. 2002
    ..Sudden unexpected death accounts for up to 50% of all deaths and is most often due to rapid ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation and less often due to bradyarrhythmias or asystole...
  87. ncbi request reprint Human viral cardiomyopathy
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Front Biosci 8:s39-67. 2003
    ..The most frequent cardiotropic viruses detected by endomyocardial biopsy are Parvo B19, enteroviruses, adenoviruses, cytomegalovirus, and less frequently Epstein-Barr virus, and influenza virus...
  88. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of cardiac inflammation: molecular mechanisms
    Sabine Pankuweit
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Marburg, Germany
    Herz 27:669-76. 2002
    ..Although the reason for progression to myocardial failure is not fully understood, postulated mechanisms include persistent viral infection alone or in combination with autoimmune processes...
  89. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive arrhythmia risk stratification in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: results of the Marburg Cardiomyopathy Study
    Wolfram Grimm
    Department of Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Circulation 108:2883-91. 2003
    ..Arrhythmia risk stratification with regard to prophylactic implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy is a completely unsolved issue in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDC)...
  90. ncbi request reprint [Functional genomics of pressure-loaded cardiomyocytes: etomoxir in heart failure?]
    Heinz Rupp
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Herz 27:166-73. 2002
    ..Promising are drugs targeted at ventricular diastolic dysfunction which is a marker of early progression of heart failure...
  91. ncbi request reprint Dilated cardiomyopathies as a cause of congestive heart failure
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Angiology, Intensive Care Medicine, and Preventive Cardiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 27:113-34. 2002
    ..If no inflammation is observed in the biopsy of a dilated heart (< 14 lymphocytes and macrophages/mm2), the term viral cardiomyopathy or viral persistence in dilated cardiomyopathy should be applied...
  92. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy (DCMI)
    Bernhard Maisch
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35043, Marburg, Germany
    Herz 30:535-44. 2005
    ..By this approach a new insight in the familial clustering of other autoimmune diseases in patients with DCM and in genetic predisposition can be expected...
  93. ncbi request reprint [Beta blockers in therapy of chronic heart failure]
    Jürgen Hoffman
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg
    Herz 27:150-65. 2002
    ..Once contraindicated, beta-blockers have become an established, evidence-based, recommended treatment concept in chronic heart failure during the last years...
  94. ncbi request reprint Parvovirus B19 genome in endomyocardial biopsy specimen
    Sabine Pankuweit
    Circulation 109:e179. 2004
  95. ncbi request reprint [Women and pericardial neoplastic manifestations of the heart and pericardium]
    Christiane Kisselbach
    Klinik für Innere Medizin Kardiologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Marburg
    Herz 30:409-15; quiz 429-30. 2005
    ..However, more of the malignant tumors may be curable if exactly diagnosed at an earlier stage...
  96. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity and sports in heart failure due to myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy]
    Peter Alter
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany
    Herz 29:391-400. 2004
    ..This raises the question to what extent physical activity in patients with myocarditis, dilated cardiomyopathy or heart failure in general is tolerable...
  97. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the parvovirus B19 genome in endomyocardial biopsy specimens
    Sabine Pankuweit
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology and Patholody, Philipps University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Hum Pathol 34:497-503. 2003
    ..PVB19 should therefore be recognized as a potential cardiotropic pathogen in patients of all ages...
  98. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of heart rate turbulence following ventricular premature beats in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Wolfram Grimm
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital of the Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 14:819-24. 2003
    ..Heart Rate Turbulence in Dilated Cardiomyopathy...
  99. ncbi request reprint [Pregnancy and the heart--a need for institutionalized cooperation]
    Bernhard Maisch
    Herz 28:171-2. 2003
  100. ncbi request reprint How many patients with dilated cardiomyopathy may potentially benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy?
    Wolfram Grimm
    Department of Cardiology, Hospital of the Philipps University of Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35033 Marburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 26:155-7. 2003
    ..Thus, between 7% and 14% of patients with DCM were candidates for CRT depending on the application of strict versus less restrictive selection criteria...
  101. ncbi request reprint Molecular mechanisms and stem cell therapy
    Bernhard Maisch
    Herz 27:567-9. 2002