Christian F Clarenbach

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Vascular dysfunction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: current evidence and perspectives
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:37-43. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of photoplethysmographic and arterial tonometry-derived indices of arterial stiffness
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Clinic, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hypertens Res 35:228-33. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of endothelial function in patients with COPD
    Christian F Clarenbach
    University Hospital Zurich, Zurich
    Eur Respir J 42:1194-204. 2013
  4. pmc Predicting daily physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Arnoldus J R VAN Gestel
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e48081. 2012
  5. pmc Lung function and breathing pattern in subjects developing high altitude pulmonary edema
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e41188. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The effects of Provent on moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea during continuous positive airway pressure therapy withdrawal: a randomised controlled trial
    Valentina A Rossi
    Sleep Disorders Centre and Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Thorax 68:854-9. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint The speed of blood pressure fluctuations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Arnoldus J R VAN Gestel
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Department of Health, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 23:280-6. 2014
  8. pmc Effect of simulated obstructive hypopnea and apnea on thoracic aortic wall transmural pressures
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Sleep Disorders Center and Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 115:613-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Daytime Cheyne-Stokes respiration in ambulatory patients with severe congestive heart failure is associated with increased mortality
    Thomas Brack
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Chest 132:1463-71. 2007
  10. pmc High prevalence of altered cardiac repolarization in patients with COPD
    Noriane A Sievi
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Pulm Med 14:55. 2014

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Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Vascular dysfunction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: current evidence and perspectives
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Expert Rev Respir Med 6:37-43. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Comparison of photoplethysmographic and arterial tonometry-derived indices of arterial stiffness
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Clinic, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Hypertens Res 35:228-33. 2012
    ..Therefore, digital pulse wave analysis may be a valuable tool to estimate arterial stiffness in large clinical studies...
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of endothelial function in patients with COPD
    Christian F Clarenbach
    University Hospital Zurich, Zurich
    Eur Respir J 42:1194-204. 2013
    ..A high level of physical activity seems to have a favourable effect on this association. ..
  4. pmc Predicting daily physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Arnoldus J R VAN Gestel
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e48081. 2012
    ..In routine clinical practice it would be useful to estimate PA in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with more simple methods...
  5. pmc Lung function and breathing pattern in subjects developing high altitude pulmonary edema
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e41188. 2012
    ..We tested whether changes in pulmonary function and breathing pattern would herald clinically overt HAPE at an early stage...
  6. doi request reprint The effects of Provent on moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea during continuous positive airway pressure therapy withdrawal: a randomised controlled trial
    Valentina A Rossi
    Sleep Disorders Centre and Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Thorax 68:854-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of Provent, an expiratory nasal resistance valve, to prevent the recurrence of OSA following CPAP withdrawal...
  7. ncbi request reprint The speed of blood pressure fluctuations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Arnoldus J R VAN Gestel
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Department of Health, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 23:280-6. 2014
    ..Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate whether there is an association between severity of COPD and vSBP...
  8. pmc Effect of simulated obstructive hypopnea and apnea on thoracic aortic wall transmural pressures
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Sleep Disorders Center and Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 115:613-7. 2013
    ..Thus OSA may mechanically promote thoracic aortic dilatation and should be further investigated as a risk factor for the development or accelerated progression of thoracic aortic aneurysms. ..
  9. ncbi request reprint Daytime Cheyne-Stokes respiration in ambulatory patients with severe congestive heart failure is associated with increased mortality
    Thomas Brack
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Chest 132:1463-71. 2007
    ..Daytime CSR supposedly poses an even greater risk, but its prevalence and prognostic importance remain elusive. Therefore, we investigated the circadian prevalence of CSR and its influence on survival in patients with heart failure...
  10. pmc High prevalence of altered cardiac repolarization in patients with COPD
    Noriane A Sievi
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Pulm Med 14:55. 2014
    ..The prevalence of and the mechanisms contributing to altered cardiac repolarization are currently unknown in COPD...
  11. doi request reprint The effects of simulated obstructive apnea and hypopnea on arrhythmic potential in healthy subjects
    Giovanni Camen
    Sleep Disorders Center and Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Appl Physiol 113:489-96. 2013
    ..Therefore, negative intrathoracic pressure changes may be a contributory mechanism for the association between OSA and cardiac dysrhythmias...
  12. ncbi request reprint Does nasal decongestion improve obstructive sleep apnea?
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Sleep Res 17:444-9. 2008
    ..The reduced apnea/hypopnea index during maximal nasal decongestion by xylometazoline suggests a pathophysiologic link but the efficacy of nasal decongestion was not sufficient to provide a clinically substantial improvement of OSA...
  13. doi request reprint Quantifying the speed of fluctuations in systolic blood pressure
    Arnoldus J R VAN Gestel
    1 Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 2 Department of Health, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland
    Hypertens Res 36:1039-44. 2013
    ..The speed of fluctuations in SBP rather than the degree of BPV is pronounced in patients with elevated cardiovascular risk. Increased speed of BP fluctuations may thus be a contributing mechanism to cardiovascular morbidity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sympathetic overactivity and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    Arnoldus J R VAN Gestel
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Discov Med 14:359-68. 2012
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  15. ncbi request reprint Do changes in lung function predict high-altitude pulmonary edema at an early stage?
    Oliver Senn
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich and Center for Integrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1565-70. 2006
    ..Therefore, we investigated the time course of pulmonary function in relation to hemodynamics and clinical symptoms in mountaineers ascending rapidly to high altitude...
  16. ncbi request reprint Monitoring carbon dioxide tension and arterial oxygen saturation by a single earlobe sensor in patients with critical illness or sleep apnea
    Oliver Senn
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Chest 128:1291-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate a novel, combined sensor for transcutaneous monitoring of arterial oxygen saturation and carbon dioxide tension...
  17. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of ventilation during exercise by a portable respiratory inductive plethysmograph
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Chest 128:1282-90. 2005
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of a portable respiratory inductive plethysmograph that allows the monitoring of ventilation without airway instrumentation during exercise in unrestrained subjects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis, treatment and long-term outcome of solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura
    Malcolm Kohler
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:403-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to present new cases, and discuss up-to-date preoperative examinations, the role of video-assisted thoracic surgery and long-term outcome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is obstructive sleep apnea a risk factor for diabetes?
    Christian F Clarenbach
    Pulmonary Division, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Discov Med 12:17-24. 2011
    ..Further carefully conducted clinical studies and randomized controlled interventional CPAP trials are needed to determine the extent to which OSA is a risk factor for diabetes and its effect on glucose metabolism...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quality of life, physical disability, and respiratory impairment in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    Malcolm Kohler
    Pulmonary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1032-6. 2005
    ..The assumption that severe physical disability precludes an acceptable quality of life is common, but has not been specifically evaluated in DMD...