P Ammann

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Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Characteristics and prognosis of myocardial infarction in patients with normal coronary arteries
    P Ammann
    Department of Cardiology, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Chest 117:333-8. 2000
  2. ncbi Elevation of troponin I in sepsis and septic shock
    P Ammann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 27:965-9. 2001
  3. ncbi Long-term results after acute percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock
    Peter Ammann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Triemli Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 82:127-31. 2002
  4. ncbi Long-term outcome of acute myocarditis is independent of cardiac enzyme release
    Peter Ammann
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Triemli Hospital Zurich, 8063, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 89:217-22. 2003
  5. doi Drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents in large coronary arteries
    Christoph Kaiser
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 363:2310-9. 2010
  6. ncbi N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide used for the prediction of coronary artery stenosis
    T Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:18-25. 2007
  7. doi BNP-guided vs symptom-guided heart failure therapy: the Trial of Intensified vs Standard Medical Therapy in Elderly Patients With Congestive Heart Failure (TIME-CHF) randomized trial
    Matthias Pfisterer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    JAMA 301:383-92. 2009
  8. doi How accurately are maximal metabolic equivalents estimated based on the treadmill workload in healthy people and asymptomatic subjects with cardiovascular risk factors?
    M T Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Sports Med 29:658-63. 2008
  9. ncbi Time course of serial cystatin C levels in comparison with serum creatinine after application of radiocontrast media
    H Rickli
    Department of Cardiology, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Clin Nephrol 61:98-102. 2004
  10. doi Drug-eluting or bare-metal stents for large coronary vessel stenting? The BASKET-PROVE (PROspective Validation Examination) trial: study protocol and design
    Matthias Pfisterer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am Heart J 155:609-14. 2008

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  1. ncbi Characteristics and prognosis of myocardial infarction in patients with normal coronary arteries
    P Ammann
    Department of Cardiology, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Chest 117:333-8. 2000
    ..Myocardial infarction with angiographically normal coronary arteries (MINC) is a life-threatening event with many open questions for physicians and patients. There are little data concerning the prognosis for patients with MINC...
  2. ncbi Elevation of troponin I in sepsis and septic shock
    P Ammann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Zurich, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 27:965-9. 2001
    ..To detect myocardial damage in severe systemic inflammation by cTnI measurements in patients without acute coronary syndromes...
  3. ncbi Long-term results after acute percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock
    Peter Ammann
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Triemli Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 82:127-31. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi Long-term outcome of acute myocarditis is independent of cardiac enzyme release
    Peter Ammann
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Triemli Hospital Zurich, 8063, Zurich, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 89:217-22. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the prognostic value of initial measurements of creatine kinase (CK), cardiac troponin I (cTnI) and myoglobin as regards late recovery of the left ventricular ejection fraction on follow-up...
  5. doi Drug-eluting versus bare-metal stents in large coronary arteries
    Christoph Kaiser
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 363:2310-9. 2010
    ..We sought to confirm this observation and to assess whether this increase in risk was also seen with second-generation drug-eluting stents...
  6. ncbi N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide used for the prediction of coronary artery stenosis
    T Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:18-25. 2007
    ..It might also be valuable for non-invasive diagnosis of coronary artery disease...
  7. doi BNP-guided vs symptom-guided heart failure therapy: the Trial of Intensified vs Standard Medical Therapy in Elderly Patients With Congestive Heart Failure (TIME-CHF) randomized trial
    Matthias Pfisterer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    JAMA 301:383-92. 2009
    ..It is uncertain whether intensified heart failure therapy guided by N-terminal brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is superior to symptom-guided therapy...
  8. doi How accurately are maximal metabolic equivalents estimated based on the treadmill workload in healthy people and asymptomatic subjects with cardiovascular risk factors?
    M T Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Sports Med 29:658-63. 2008
    ..09 (*/ divided by 1.13) in controls. The ACSM equation is associated with a significant overestimation of mMETs in young and fit subjects, which is markedly more pronounced in older and less fit subjects with cardiovascular risk factors...
  9. ncbi Time course of serial cystatin C levels in comparison with serum creatinine after application of radiocontrast media
    H Rickli
    Department of Cardiology, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Clin Nephrol 61:98-102. 2004
    ..Cystatin C may be more useful to rapidly assess a decrease in glomerular filtration rate (GFR). We compared cystatin C and creatinine to examine their kinetics after application of radiocontrast media...
  10. doi Drug-eluting or bare-metal stents for large coronary vessel stenting? The BASKET-PROVE (PROspective Validation Examination) trial: study protocol and design
    Matthias Pfisterer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am Heart J 155:609-14. 2008
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  11. ncbi Differential use of cardiac troponin T versus I in hemodialysis patients
    T Fehr
    Division of Nephrology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Nephrol 59:35-9. 2003
    ..Compared to cTnT, cardiac troponin I (cTnI) has a shorter half-life. How this influences its diagnostic reliability in chronic HD patients is only partially known...
  12. ncbi Pregnancy-associated spontaneous coronary artery dissection: impact of medical treatment. Case report and systematic review
    M Maeder
    Department Innere Medizin, Fachbereich Kardiologie, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Rorschacherstrasse 95, 9007, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Z Kardiol 94:829-35. 2005
    ..In conclusion, medical treatment including ASA, clopidogrel and betablocker therapy results in an excellent clinical and angiographic result in approximately one third of patients with P-SCAD...
  13. ncbi Coronary anatomy and left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with type 2 diabetes admitted for elective coronary angiography
    Peter Ammann
    Division of Cardiology, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:432-8. 2004
    ..Thus, cardiac assessment in diabetic patients should, in addition to optimal diabetic control, involve screening for left ventricular dysfunction...
  14. ncbi Troponin as a risk factor for mortality in critically ill patients without acute coronary syndromes
    Peter Ammann
    Division of Cardiology, Triemli Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:2004-9. 2003
    ..We sought to assess the mechanism and prognostic value of elevated troponins in patients without acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  15. pmc Elevated cardiac troponin I in sepsis and septic shock: no evidence for thrombus associated myocardial necrosis
    David R Altmann
    Division of Cardiology, Kantonsspital St Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 5:e9017. 2010
    ..However, the mechanisms underlying cTnI release in these patients are still unknown. To date no data regarding coagulation disturbances as a possible mechanism for cTnI release during sepsis are available...
  16. ncbi N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and functional capacity in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Micha T Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Sleep Breath 12:7-16. 2008
    ..There is an association between higher NT-proBNP and lower peak VO(2), indicating that NT-proBNP is a marker of cardiorespiratory fitness in patients with OSAS. However, the association is too weak to be clinically useful...
  17. ncbi Should routine echocardiography be performed in all patients with stroke?
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 16:1-7. 2007
    ..However, the value of routine use of echocardiography for this task remains controversial. We evaluated the diagnostic yield of echocardiography in unselected patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  18. ncbi Integration of B-type natriuretic peptide levels with clinical data and exercise testing for predicting coronary artery disease
    Thomas Wolber
    Cardiovascular Center, Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 98:764-7. 2006
    ..35 (95% CI 0.22 to 0.57). In conclusion, a diagnostic score combining exercise testing, clinical data, and serum BNP values at rest can distinguish patients with CAD from those without CAD with high accuracy...
  19. ncbi Transient left ventricular "hypertrophy" in a woman with meningoencephalitis
    Micha Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital St Gallen, Switzerland
    Echocardiography 23:582-4. 2006
    ..The serial echocardiograms along with a positive cardiac troponin led to the diagnosis of myocarditis, which can very rarely present with the echocardiographic picture of severe left ventricular thickening...
  20. ncbi B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with sepsis and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction
    Micha Maeder
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Hospital of St Gallen, Switzerland
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:1164-7. 2005
  21. ncbi A nomogram to select the optimal treadmill ramp protocol in subjects with high exercise capacity: validation and comparison with the Bruce protocol
    Micha Maeder
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital, St Gallen, Switzerland
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:16-23. 2006
    ..However, previous methods to determine individualized ramp rates and comparisons between ramp and standardized protocols have been limited to clinically referred populations...
  22. ncbi QT dispersion and heart rate variability in sudden death risk stratification in patients with ischemic heart disease
    Ina Bluzaite
    Kantonsspital St Gallen, Switzerland
    Medicina (Kaunas) 42:450-4. 2006
    ....
  23. pmc Raised cardiac troponins
    Peter Ammann
    BMJ 328:1028-9. 2004