N Kucher

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fixed low-dose ultrasound-assisted catheter-directed thrombolysis followed by routine stenting of residual stenosis for acute ilio-femoral deep-vein thrombosis
    Rolf P Engelberger
    Prof Dr Nils Kucher, Director Venous Thromboembolism Research Group, Clinics for Angiology and Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland, Tel 41 31 632 54 39, Fax 41 31 632 43 80, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 111:1153-60. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Use of biomarkers or echocardiography in pulmonary embolism: the Swiss Venous Thromboembolism Registry
    D Spirk
    Medical Department, sanofi aventis suisse sa, Meyrin 1217, Switzerland
    QJM 105:1163-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Long-term anticoagulation treatment for acute venous thromboembolism in patients with and without cancer. The SWIss Venous ThromboEmbolism Registry (SWIVTER) II
    D Spirk
    Division of Vascular Medicine, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 105:962-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Cardiac troponin testing and the simplified Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index. The SWIss Venous ThromboEmbolism Registry (SWIVTER)
    D Spirk
    Medical Affairs, Sanofi Aventis, Meyrin, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 106:978-84. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Multicentre validation of the Geneva Risk Score for hospitalised medical patients at risk of venous thromboembolism. Explicit ASsessment of Thromboembolic RIsk and Prophylaxis for Medical PATients in SwitzErland (ESTIMATE)
    M Nendaz
    Nils Kucher, MD, Division of Vascular Medicine, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland, Tel 41 31 632 7963, Fax 41 31 632 4380, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 111:531-8. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of D-dimer/fibrinogen ratio to predict pulmonary embolism: a prospective diagnostic study
    N Kucher
    Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 1:708-13. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Diurnal changes of lower leg volume in obese and non-obese subjects
    R P Engelberger
    Division of Clinical and Interventional Angiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 38:801-5. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Novel management strategy for patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    N Kucher
    Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital, CH 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 24:366-76. 2003

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Fixed low-dose ultrasound-assisted catheter-directed thrombolysis followed by routine stenting of residual stenosis for acute ilio-femoral deep-vein thrombosis
    Rolf P Engelberger
    Prof Dr Nils Kucher, Director Venous Thromboembolism Research Group, Clinics for Angiology and Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland, Tel 41 31 632 54 39, Fax 41 31 632 43 80, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 111:1153-60. 2014
    ..In conclusion, a fixed-dose USAT regimen followed by routine stenting of underlying venous stenosis in patients with ilio-femoral DVT was associated with a low bleeding rate, high patency rates, and a low incidence of PTS. ..
  2. doi request reprint Use of biomarkers or echocardiography in pulmonary embolism: the Swiss Venous Thromboembolism Registry
    D Spirk
    Medical Department, sanofi aventis suisse sa, Meyrin 1217, Switzerland
    QJM 105:1163-9. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Long-term anticoagulation treatment for acute venous thromboembolism in patients with and without cancer. The SWIss Venous ThromboEmbolism Registry (SWIVTER) II
    D Spirk
    Division of Vascular Medicine, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 105:962-7. 2011
    ..The low rates of long-term anticoagulation in cancer patients with a first episode of VTE and in patients with non-metastatic cancer require particular attention...
  4. doi request reprint Cardiac troponin testing and the simplified Pulmonary Embolism Severity Index. The SWIss Venous ThromboEmbolism Registry (SWIVTER)
    D Spirk
    Medical Affairs, Sanofi Aventis, Meyrin, Switzerland
    Thromb Haemost 106:978-84. 2011
    ..63, 95% CI 0.57-0.68) (p=0.023). In conclusion, although cardiac troponin testing may not be required in patients with a low sPESI, it adds prognostic value for early death and recurrence for patients with a high sPESI...
  5. ncbi request reprint Multicentre validation of the Geneva Risk Score for hospitalised medical patients at risk of venous thromboembolism. Explicit ASsessment of Thromboembolic RIsk and Prophylaxis for Medical PATients in SwitzErland (ESTIMATE)
    M Nendaz
    Nils Kucher, MD, Division of Vascular Medicine, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland, Tel 41 31 632 7963, Fax 41 31 632 4380, E mail
    Thromb Haemost 111:531-8. 2014
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of D-dimer/fibrinogen ratio to predict pulmonary embolism: a prospective diagnostic study
    N Kucher
    Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center Bern, Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Thromb Haemost 1:708-13. 2003
    ..D/F ratio >103 is highly specific for the presence of acute PE, and causes a doubling of the diagnostic rate compared with d-dimer testing alone...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diurnal changes of lower leg volume in obese and non-obese subjects
    R P Engelberger
    Division of Clinical and Interventional Angiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 38:801-5. 2014
    ..04 for all).Conclusion:Obesity was found to be an independent predictor of higher diurnal leg volume increase. One potential mechanism is a progressive failure of venous valve function in the course of the day in obese subjects. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Novel management strategy for patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    N Kucher
    Cardiology, Swiss Cardiovascular Center, University Hospital, CH 3010, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 24:366-76. 2003
    ..A simple management strategy is required for patients with acute pulmonary embolism which allows a rapid and reliable diagnosis in order to start timely and appropriate treatment...