M J Zellweger

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Cardiac imaging in (asymptomatic) diabetic patients]
    M J Zellweger
    Kardiologische Klinik, Universitatsspital, Petersgraben 4, 4031, Basel, Schweiz
    Herz 37:252-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of silent coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes
    Michael J Zellweger
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Herz 31:240-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence for left ventricular remodeling after percutaneous coronary intervention: effect of percutaneous coronary intervention on left ventricular ejection fraction and volumes
    Michael J Zellweger
    Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 96:197-201. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease and depression
    Michael J Zellweger
    Cardiology Department, University Hospital, University of Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 25:3-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Silent coronary artery disease in patients with diabetes mellitus
    M J Zellweger
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 131:427-32. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of patients with silent versus symptomatic ischemia six months after percutaneous coronary intervention and stenting
    Michael J Zellweger
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:33-40. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Therapeutic strategies in patients with chronic stable coronary artery disease
    Michael J Zellweger
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, Basel, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Ther 29:e23-30. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Value of routine holter monitoring for the detection of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with cerebral ischemic events
    B A Schaer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Stroke 35:e68-70. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of pro-atrial natriuretic peptide in the detection of myocardial ischaemia
    T Bocek
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Division A, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 35:450-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide to detect myocardial ischemia
    Daniel Staub
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Med 118:1287. 2005

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint [Cardiac imaging in (asymptomatic) diabetic patients]
    M J Zellweger
    Kardiologische Klinik, Universitatsspital, Petersgraben 4, 4031, Basel, Schweiz
    Herz 37:252-6. 2012
    ..On the other hand a normal anatomic test has a very high negative predictive value. Therefore, CAD evaluation should follow an individual patient tailored approach as long as evidence-based guidelines are lacking...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of silent coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes
    Michael J Zellweger
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Herz 31:240-5. 2006
    ..There are few studies suggesting that early intervention by medical or also revascularization strategies could lead to a better outcome in diabetic patients with evidence of silent CAD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence for left ventricular remodeling after percutaneous coronary intervention: effect of percutaneous coronary intervention on left ventricular ejection fraction and volumes
    Michael J Zellweger
    Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine Department, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 96:197-201. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the impact of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) on left ventricular volumes and remodeling...
  4. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease and depression
    Michael J Zellweger
    Cardiology Department, University Hospital, University of Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 25:3-9. 2004
    ..Hypericum perforatum (St. John's wort), an increasingly used herbal antidepressant drug should be used with caution due to severe and possibly dangerous interaction with cardioactive drugs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Silent coronary artery disease in patients with diabetes mellitus
    M J Zellweger
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 131:427-32. 2001
    ..Asymptomatic high-risk diabetic patients therefore might benefit from routine screening for silent ischaemia and risk stratification; furthermore, silent ischaemia has to be treated accordingly...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of patients with silent versus symptomatic ischemia six months after percutaneous coronary intervention and stenting
    Michael J Zellweger
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:33-40. 2003
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Therapeutic strategies in patients with chronic stable coronary artery disease
    Michael J Zellweger
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, Basel, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Ther 29:e23-30. 2011
    ..Based on the available trial evidence, an algorithm is proposed how to tailor the management strategy to each patient's individual situation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Value of routine holter monitoring for the detection of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with cerebral ischemic events
    B A Schaer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Stroke 35:e68-70. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of PAF and its impact on drug treatment modifications in this population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of pro-atrial natriuretic peptide in the detection of myocardial ischaemia
    T Bocek
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Division A, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Clin Invest 35:450-6. 2005
    ..Because of its unique storage and release mechanisms allowing a very rapid response to haemodynamic changes, pro-atrial natriuretic peptide (proANP) may be a helpful cardiac marker in the detection of myocardial ischaemia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Use of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide to detect myocardial ischemia
    Daniel Staub
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Med 118:1287. 2005
    ..To evaluate the utility of plasma N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels to detect myocardial ischemia...
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of revascularization on long-term outcome in patients > or =75 years of age with diabetes mellitus and angina pectoris
    Raban V Jeger
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Cardiol 96:193-8. 2005
    ..However, physical functioning related to daily activities is reduced in those with DM and may need special attention...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term benefit-risk balance of drug-eluting vs. bare-metal stents in daily practice: does stent diameter matter? Three-year follow-up of BASKET
    Matthias Pfisterer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 30:16-24. 2009
    ..To assess the long-term benefit-risk ratio of drug-eluting (DES) vs. bare-metal stents (BMS) relative to stent size...
  13. doi request reprint Use of changes in B-type natriuretic peptides to detect ischemia in selected patients
    Daniel Staub
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 136:40-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to either confirm or refute a previous investigation suggesting that myocardial ischemia can reliably be detected by exercise-induced changes in BNP or NT-proBNP levels in selected patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Late potential analysis: is a mathematically-derived X,Y,Z lead system comparable to a true orthogonal X,Y,Z lead system?
    Thomas A Cron
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 7:302-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to validate a ECG system, which allows LP analysis using X,Y, Z leads mathematically derived from the standard 12-lead ECG...
  15. doi request reprint Management of stable coronary artery disease
    Matthias E Pfisterer
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Lancet 375:763-72. 2010
    ..On the basis of the data and considerations presented, a strategy of initial optimum pharmacological therapy or direct invasive management can be tailored to an individual's circumstances and preferences...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in dilated cardiomyopathy: impact of left ventricular function
    Beat A Schaer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 108:26-30. 2006
    ..It has not been investigated if patients with a very poor left ventricular function (LVEF) could profit from an ICD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Impact of contemporary emergency percutaneous coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction on length of hospital stay
    B A Schaer
    Clinic for Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 137:363-7. 2007
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the impact of PCI on outcome and length of hospital stay after MI compared to that in the thrombolysis era...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stunning and left ventricular function--how long is the ventricle knocked out? Left ventricular function correlated with ischemic burden and recovery time after stress
    B A Kaufmann
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Cardiol 112:223-8. 2006
    ..Little is known about the relation between severity of ischemia and duration of myocardial stunning. The aim of this study was therefore to characterize the impact of ischemia on myocardial stunning and on its duration...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term benefits and limitations of combined antianginal drug therapy in elderly patients with symptomatic chronic coronary artery disease
    Piero O Bonetti
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 10:29-37. 2005
    ..Combined antianginal drug treatment represents the mainstay of therapy in this population. However, there is a paucity of data regarding the effect of this strategy on long-term outcome in the elderly...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of stress testing in patients over 75 years of age with chronic angina
    Raban V Jeger
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Chest 125:1124-31. 2004
    ..To define the prognostic value of stress testing (STRT) in patients >or= 75 years of age...
  21. doi request reprint [Culture-negative, purulent pericarditis]
    D Vuichard
    Klinik f├╝r Infektiologie and Spitalhygiene, Universitatsspital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031, Basel, Schweiz
    Internist (Berl) 52:889-93. 2011
    ..Meningococcal pericarditis without meningitis is a rare manifestation. Non-culture based diagnostic methods in patients with such severe infections and negative cultures play an important role...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elevated troponin levels in absence of coronary artery disease after supraventricular tachycardia
    M J Zellweger
    Cardiology Department, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 133:439-41. 2003
    ..Four patients with elevated troponin levels after supraventricular tachycardia without evidence of coronary artery disease and very low risk scores for acute coronary syndrome are described and discussed...
  23. doi request reprint Optimization of imaging before pulmonary vein isolation by radiofrequency ablation: breath-held ungated versus ECG/breath-gated MRA
    C Allgayer
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Radiol 18:2879-84. 2008
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Value and limitations of target-vessel ischemia in predicting late clinical events after drug-eluting stent implantation
    Michael J Zellweger
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Nucl Med 49:550-6. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes after intracoronary Beta-irradiation for in-stent restenosis in bare-metal stents
    Micha T Maeder
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    J Invasive Cardiol 20:179-84. 2008
    ..We sought to characterize the long-term outcomes of patients undergoing intracoronary brachytherapy using Beta- irradiation (Beta-BT)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of drug-eluting stents in patients at high or low risk of major cardiac events in the Basel Stent KostenEffektivit├Ąts Trial (BASKET): an 18-month analysis
    Hans Peter Brunner-La Rocca
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Lancet 370:1552-9. 2007
    ..Our aim was to determine whether drug-eluting stents are good value for money in long-term, everyday practice...
  27. ncbi request reprint Use of B-type natriuretic peptide in the detection of myocardial ischemia
    Daniel Staub
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Am Heart J 151:1223-30. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) can improve the diagnostic accuracy of exercise ECG...
  28. ncbi request reprint Sleeping hearts: the role of the heart in sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis)
    Johannes A Blum
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1422-32. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Inverted Takotsubo cardiomyopathy due to pheochromocytoma
    Marcello Di Valentino
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Petersgraben 4, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur Heart J 29:830. 2008
  30. doi request reprint Predictors of impaired heart rate recovery: a myocardial perfusion SPECT study
    Micha T Maeder
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:303-8. 2010
    ..However, a number of methodological issues have not been fully explored, including differences in HRR 1 versus 2 min after exercise termination, absolute versus relative HRR, and the impact of beta-blockers...
  31. pmc Cardiac alterations in human African trypanosomiasis (T.b. gambiense) with respect to the disease stage and antiparasitic treatment
    Johannes A Blum
    Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e383. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Correct identification of a myocardial perfusion SPECT lesion leads to early diagnosis of lung cancer
    Suresh Viswanathan
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Nucl Cardiol 11:361-3. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of symptoms versus objective evidence of coronary artery disease in diabetic patients
    Michael J Zellweger
    Departments of Imaging and Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Eur Heart J 25:543-50. 2004
    ..We therefore assessed the incidence of scintigraphic evidence of CAD in diabetic patients without known CAD and the impact of symptoms and scintigraphic findings on prognosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification in patients with remote prior myocardial infarction using rest-stress myocardial perfusion SPECT: prognostic value and impact on referral to early catheterization
    Michael J Zellweger
    Department of Imaging Division of Nuclear Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, The CSMC Burns and Allen Research Institute, Los Angeles, Calif 90048, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 9:23-32. 2002
    ..Little is known about the prognostic value of myocardial perfusion single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) in patients with remote prior myocardial infarction (MI)...