Uwe Siebert

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, routine effectiveness, and safety of horsechestnut seed extract in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and large observational studies
    U Siebert
    Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Int Angiol 21:305-15. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of initial combination therapy with interferon/peginterferon plus ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis C in Germany: a health technology assessment commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Health and Soci
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:55-65. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Using competence network collaboration and decision-analytic modeling to assess the cost-effectiveness of interferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin as initial treatment of chronic hepatitis C in Germany
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Eur J Health Econ 6:112-23. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of using N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide to guide the diagnostic assessment and management of dyspneic patients in the emergency department
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:800-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Three-year clinical follow-up after strontium-90/yttrium-90 beta-irradiation for the treatment of in-stent coronary restenosis
    Verena Baierl
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, University Hospital Campus Innenstadt, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 96:1399-403. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stent implantation and beta-irradiation for the treatment of in-stent restenotic lesions: comparison of underlying mechanisms of acute gain and late loss as assessed by volumetric intravascular ultrasound
    Thomas M Schiele
    Cardiology Division, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am Heart J 150:351-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Decision-analytic evaluation of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of management programmes in chronic heart failure
    Alexander Göhler
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:1026-32. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of dexamethasone-eluting stents with bare metal stent implantation in patients with acute coronary syndrome: serial angiographic and sonographic analysis
    Andreas König
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Am Heart J 153:979.e1-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of acute and long-term results and underlying mechanisms from sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for the treatment of in-stent restenosis and recurrent in-stent restenosis in patients in whom intracoronary radiation failed as assessed by intr
    Thomas M Schiele
    Cardiology Division, Medizinische Poliklinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 94:917-21. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Assessment and characterization of time-related differences in plaque composition by intravascular ultrasound-derived radiofrequency analysis in heart transplant recipients
    Andreas König
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:302-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications54

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy, routine effectiveness, and safety of horsechestnut seed extract in the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and large observational studies
    U Siebert
    Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
    Int Angiol 21:305-15. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of initial combination therapy with interferon/peginterferon plus ribavirin in patients with chronic hepatitis C in Germany: a health technology assessment commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Health and Soci
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 21:55-65. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Using competence network collaboration and decision-analytic modeling to assess the cost-effectiveness of interferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin as initial treatment of chronic hepatitis C in Germany
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Eur J Health Econ 6:112-23. 2005
    ..Competence network collaboration and decision modeling provide a useful and efficient approach to combine evidence from international studies with country-specific parameters...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of using N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide to guide the diagnostic assessment and management of dyspneic patients in the emergency department
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:800-5. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Three-year clinical follow-up after strontium-90/yttrium-90 beta-irradiation for the treatment of in-stent coronary restenosis
    Verena Baierl
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, University Hospital Campus Innenstadt, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 96:1399-403. 2005
    ..083), and 35.8% (p = 0.003), respectively. In conclusion, these results indicate a delayed and, even in the third year after the index procedure, continued restenotic process after beta irradiation of in-stent restenotic lesions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stent implantation and beta-irradiation for the treatment of in-stent restenotic lesions: comparison of underlying mechanisms of acute gain and late loss as assessed by volumetric intravascular ultrasound
    Thomas M Schiele
    Cardiology Division, Hospital of the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am Heart J 150:351-7. 2005
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Decision-analytic evaluation of the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of management programmes in chronic heart failure
    Alexander Göhler
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 10:1026-32. 2008
    ..While management programmes (MPs) for chronic heart failure (CHF) are clinically effective, their cost-effectiveness remains uncertain. Thus, this study sought to determine the cost-effectiveness of MPs...
  8. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of dexamethasone-eluting stents with bare metal stent implantation in patients with acute coronary syndrome: serial angiographic and sonographic analysis
    Andreas König
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Am Heart J 153:979.e1-8. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of acute and long-term results and underlying mechanisms from sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for the treatment of in-stent restenosis and recurrent in-stent restenosis in patients in whom intracoronary radiation failed as assessed by intr
    Thomas M Schiele
    Cardiology Division, Medizinische Poliklinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 94:917-21. 2004
    ..The efficacy of sirolimus-eluting stent implantation for the treatment of patients with their first episodes of ISR and with recurrent ISR due to the failure of vascular brachytherapy was compared using intravascular ultrasound imaging...
  10. doi request reprint Assessment and characterization of time-related differences in plaque composition by intravascular ultrasound-derived radiofrequency analysis in heart transplant recipients
    Andreas König
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:302-9. 2008
    ..Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and IVUS-derived radiofrequency plaque composition analysis (IVUS-RF) provide further information about the process of coronary atherosclerosis...
  11. doi request reprint Utility estimates for decision-analytic modeling in chronic heart failure--health states based on New York Heart Association classes and number of rehospitalizations
    Alexander Göhler
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Value Health 12:185-7. 2009
    ..Our objective was to estimate utilities for New York Heart Association (NYHA) classification and number of cardiovascular rehospitalizations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evolution of angiographic restenosis rate and late lumen loss after intracoronary beta radiation for in-stent restenotic lesions
    Thomas M Schiele
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik Innenstadt, University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 93:836-42. 2004
    ..17 +/- 0.29 mm; 12 to 24 months: 0.11 +/- 0.20 mm). Restenosis after angioplasty and beta-irradiation of in-stent restenotic lesions is not complete within 6 months but is sustained with a gradual decrease over 24 months...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiac CT in emergency department patients with acute chest pain
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Charles River Plaza, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Radiographics 26:963-78; discussion 979-80. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint A validated clinical and biochemical score for the diagnosis of acute heart failure: the ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnea in the Emergency Department (PRIDE) Acute Heart Failure Score
    Aaron L Baggish
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:48-54. 2006
    ..No method integrating amino-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) testing with clinical assessment for the evaluation of patients with suspected acute heart failure (HF) has been described...
  15. ncbi request reprint Decision-analytic models to simulate health outcomes and costs in heart failure: a systematic review
    Alexander Goehler
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02214, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 29:753-69. 2011
    ..As the diagnostics and biomarkers evolve, there is the hope for better intermediate endpoints for modelling disease progression as those that are currently in use all have limitations...
  16. doi request reprint The Munich score: a clinical index to predict survival in ambulatory patients with chronic heart failure in the era of new medical therapies
    Hans Ulrich Stempfle
    Department of Internal Medicine, Asklepios Stadtklinik Bad Tölz, Munich, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:222-8. 2008
    ..In this study we assessed the prognostic value of 55 variables at baseline and 9 variables representing changes of hemodynamic parameters over time...
  17. pmc Comparing the clinical effectiveness of different new-born hearing screening strategies. A decision analysis
    Eva Grill
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    BMC Public Health 5:12. 2005
    ..The objective was to systematically compare two screening strategies for the early detection of new-born hearing disorders, UNHS and risk factor screening, with no systematic screening regarding their influence on early diagnosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint A systematic meta-analysis of the efficacy and heterogeneity of disease management programs in congestive heart failure
    Alexander Göhler
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114 4724, USA
    J Card Fail 12:554-67. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis in the assessment of diagnostic imaging technologies
    G Scott Gazelle
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 101 Merrimac St, 10th Floor, Boston, MA 02114 4724, USA
    Radiology 235:361-70. 2005
    ..The article will then conclude with a consideration of the limits of medical technology assessment...
  20. ncbi request reprint Endovascular optical coherence tomography ex vivo: venous wall anatomy and tissue alterations after endovenous therapy
    Oliver A Meissner
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Ziemssenstr 1, 80336 Munich, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:2384-93. 2007
    ..90 and 0.88, respectively). OCT allows for reproducible evaluation of normal venous wall and alterations after endovenous therapy. OCT could prove to be valuable for optimizing endovenous therapy in vivo...
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of decision-analytic models in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Marchioninistr 15 81377 Munich, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:144-51. 2002
    ..In addition, the cost-effectiveness of alternative choices must be considered to optimize resource allocations from a societal perspective, further complicating the decision making process...
  22. ncbi request reprint Intravascular optical coherence tomography: comparison with histopathology in atherosclerotic peripheral artery specimens
    Oliver A Meissner
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Institute of Pathology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:343-9. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Are high doses of intracoronary adenosine an alternative to standard intravenous adenosine for the assessment of fractional flow reserve?
    Gianni Casella
    Department of Cardiology, Medizinische Poliklinik Klinikum Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Am Heart J 148:590-5. 2004
    ..Therefore, this study compared different high, intracoronary doses of adenosine for the potential to achieve a maximal hyperemia equivalent to the standard intravenous route...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evidence for lower variability of coronary artery calcium mineral mass measurements by multi-detector computed tomography in a community-based cohort--consequences for progression studies
    Udo Hoffmann
    Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 100 Charles River Plaza Suite 400, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Eur J Radiol 57:396-402. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Critical limb ischemia: hybrid MR angiography compared with DSA
    Oliver A Meissner
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Radiology 235:308-18. 2005
    ..To compare a hybrid magnetic resonance (MR) angiography protocol with selective digital subtraction angiography (DSA) in patients with critical limb ischemia...
  26. ncbi request reprint A systematic review on diagnostic accuracy of CT-based detection of significant coronary artery disease
    Bertrand Janne d'Othée
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, W CC 385, Boston, MA 02215 5400, United States
    Eur J Radiol 65:449-61. 2008
    ..Systematic review of diagnostic accuracy of contrast enhanced coronary computed tomography (CE-CCT)...
  27. doi request reprint Deterministic sensitivity analysis for first-order Monte Carlo simulations: a technical note
    Benjamin P Geisler
    Institute for Technology Assessment, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Value Health 12:96-7. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to facilitate one-way deterministic sensitivity analysis of TreeAge Markov state-transition models requiring first-order Monte Carlo simulations...
  28. ncbi request reprint Progression-free survival as a surrogate endpoint in advanced breast cancer
    Rebecca A Miksad
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:371-83. 2008
    ..Using trial-level, meta-analytic approaches, we evaluated PFS as a surrogate endpoint...
  29. ncbi request reprint Systematic assessment of decision models in Parkinson's disease
    Uwe Siebert
    Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Value Health 7:610-26. 2004
    ..To give an insight into the structural and methodological approaches used in published decision-analytic models evaluating interventions in Parkinson's disease (PD) and to derive recommendations for future comprehensive PD decision models...
  30. ncbi request reprint Postoperative troponin-T predicts prolonged intensive care unit length of stay following cardiac surgery
    Aaron L Baggish
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1866-71. 2004
    ..To evaluate the use of postoperative cardiac troponin T (cTnT) for the prediction of prolonged intensive care unit length of stay following cardiac surgery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cabergoline versus levodopa monotherapy: a decision analysis
    Antje M Smala
    Medical Economics Research Group MERG, Munich, Germany
    Mov Disord 18:898-905. 2003
    ..Although costs were higher in patients on cabergoline, the corresponding cost-effectiveness ratio for cabergoline was at least as favourable as the ratios for many commonly accepted therapies...
  32. doi request reprint Decision-analytic modeling to evaluate benefits and harms of medical tests: uses and limitations
    Thomas A Trikalinos
    Tufts Evidence Based Practice Center and Center for Clinical Evidence Synthesis, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Decis Making 29:E22-9. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance angiography in the follow-up of distal lower-extremity bypass surgery: comparison with duplex ultrasound and digital subtraction angiography
    Oliver A Meissner
    Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistr 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 15:1269-77. 2004
    ..In cases of discrepancy, digital subtraction angiography (DSA) served as the reference standard...
  34. ncbi request reprint Improving the Quality of Percutaneous Revascularisation in Patients with Multivessel Disease in Australia: Cost-Effectiveness, Public Health Implications, and Budget Impact of FFR-Guided PCI
    Uwe Siebert
    Department of Public Health and Health Technology Assessment, UMIT University for Health Sciences, Hall i T, Austria Center for Health Decision Science, Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA Institute for Technology Assessment and Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 23:527-33. 2014
    ..We determined the cost-effectiveness and the public health/budget impact for Australia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of barotrauma on acute and late angiographic and clinical outcomes following angioplasty and beta-irradiation of coronary in-stent restenotic lesions
    Thomas M Schiele
    Cardiology Division, Medizinische Poliklinik Innenstadt, University Hospital, Munich, Germany
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:14-9. 2004
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The German cervical cancer screening model: development and validation of a decision-analytic model for cervical cancer screening in Germany
    Uwe Siebert
    Department of Public Health, Medical Decision Making and Health Technology Assessment, UMIT University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall i T, Austria
    Eur J Public Health 16:185-92. 2006
    ..We sought to develop and validate a decision-analytic model for the natural history of cervical cancer for the German health care context and to apply it to cervical cancer screening...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness analysis of routine use of genotypic antiretroviral resistance testing after failure of antiretroviral treatment for HIV
    Michael Corzillius
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Antivir Ther 9:27-36. 2004
    ..Furthermore, we determined the minimum effectiveness required for GART prior to the first HAART to be as cost effective as after treatment failure...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of combination therapy with pioglitazone for type 2 diabetes mellitus from a german statutory healthcare perspective
    Kurt Neeser
    Institute for Medical Informatics and Biostatistics, Basel, Switzerland
    Pharmacoeconomics 22:321-41. 2004
    ..However, the drug acquisition cost for pioglitazone is greater than standard medications for type 2 diabetes. Long-term data regarding the cost effectiveness of pioglitazone-based combination therapy are not available...
  39. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of primarily human papillomavirus-based cervical cancer screening in settings with currently established Pap screening: a systematic review commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Health
    Nikolai Mühlberger
    University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Austria
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:184-92. 2008
    ..Emphasis was placed on the German situation with annual Pap screening...
  40. ncbi request reprint Case finding for hepatitis C in primary care: a cost utility analysis
    Joanna Thompson Coon
    Peninsula Technology Assessment Group, Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Noy Scott House, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Fam Pract 23:393-406. 2006
    ..Hepatitis C is an important public health problem. The need for more intensified action to identify those infected with the virus has been recognized. Primary care is an important setting for case finding...
  41. ncbi request reprint Safety of FFR-based treatment strategies: the Munich experience
    Johannes Rieber
    Medizinische Klinik der Universität München Innenstadt Ziemssenstr 1 80336 München, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:115-9. 2002
    ..75...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of intravascular ultrasound-guided stenting on long-term clinical outcome: a meta-analysis of available studies comparing intravascular ultrasound-guided and angiographically guided stenting
    Gianni Casella
    Catheterization Laboratory, Ospedale Maggiore, Bologna, Italy
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 59:314-21. 2003
    ..Whether these benefits could be very helpful when dealing with lesions at high risk for restenosis is still an issue...
  43. ncbi request reprint Fractional flow reserve predicts major adverse cardiac events after coronary stent implantation
    Johannes Rieber
    Dept of Cardiology, Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Ziemssenstr 1 80336 Munich, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:132-6. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the prognostic value of FFR measurements in a large patient cohort undergoing coronary stent implantation...
  44. doi request reprint Key principles for the improved conduct of health technology assessments for resource allocation decisions
    Michael F Drummond
    Centre for Health Economics, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 24:244-58; discussion 362-8. 2008
    ..The principles are organized into four sections: (i) "Structure" of HTA programs; (ii) "Methods" of HTA; (iii) "Processes for Conduct" of HTA; and (iv) "Use of HTAs in Decision Making."..
  45. ncbi request reprint Response to highly active antiretroviral therapy strongly predicts outcome in patients with AIDS-related lymphoma
    Christian Hoffmann
    University Hospital Kiel, Germany
    AIDS 17:1521-9. 2003
    ..We analyzed the outcome of patients with ARL with respect to the use and efficacy of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and to potential prognostic factors...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dopamine transporter imaging and SPECT in diagnostic work-up of Parkinson's disease: a decision-analytic approach
    Richard C Dodel
    Department of Neurology, Friedrich Wilhelms University, Bonn, Germany
    Mov Disord 18:S52-62. 2003
    ..These results should be adjusted to the specific setting and individual patient preferences...
  47. ncbi request reprint Rationale and design of the Fractional Flow Reserve versus Angiography for Multivessel Evaluation (FAME) study
    William F Fearon
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Am Heart J 154:632-6. 2007
    ..However, some have suggested that invasive physiologic guidance may improve decision making...
  48. ncbi request reprint Resource utilization and costs of stroke unit care in Germany
    Richard C Dodel
    Department of Neurology and Institute of Medical Biometry and Epidemiology, Philipps University, Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Value Health 7:144-52. 2004
    ..Recently, the concept of an integrated stroke unit has been established in several countries to improve the outcome of patients. This study evaluates the costs of acute care of the different cerebrovascular insults in a stroke unit...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cost of illness and its predictors for Parkinson's disease in Germany
    Annika E Spottke
    Department of Neurology, Friedrich Wilhelms University, Bonn, Germany
    Pharmacoeconomics 23:817-36. 2005
    ..To prospectively evaluate the health economic burden of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) in Germany over a 6-month observation period and to identify the predictors of these costs...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cost effectiveness of haemophilia treatment: a cross-national assessment
    Barbara Lippert
    Department of Haemostasis and Transfusion Medicine, University Hospital of Munich, Germany
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 16:477-85. 2005
    ..7 million Euro dollars per quality-adjusted life year. Based on our decision analysis, the use of prophylactic treatment was overall more effective than on-demand therapy in young haemophiliacs, but at extremely high cost...
  51. ncbi request reprint Application, feasibility, and efficacy of a combined intravascular ultrasound and stent delivery system: results from a prospective multicenter trial
    Johannes Rieber
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    J Interv Cardiol 18:367-74. 2005
    ..Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is the reference method for in vivo assessment of vessel dimensions and coronary plaque composition, which can influence device selection as well as stent sizing...
  52. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of stress perfusion and delayed-enhancement MR imaging in patients with coronary artery disease
    Ricardo C Cury
    Department of Radiology, Beneficencia Portuguesa Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Radiology 240:39-45. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance perfusion imaging for the functional assessment of coronary artery disease: a comparison with coronary angiography and fractional flow reserve
    Johannes Rieber
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Munich Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:1465-71. 2006
    ..To prospectively assess the diagnostic value of CMRI for the detection of haemodynamically significant coronary lesions, compared with coronary angiography (CA) and FFR...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Impact of vaccination against oncogenic human papillomavirus on the incidence and mortality of cervical cancer in Germany]
    Achim Schneider
    Klinik für Gynäkologie und gynäkologische Onkologie, Charite, Berlin
    Med Klin (Munich) 102:515-23. 2007
    ..The study aims to evaluate the achievable long-term impact of HPV vaccination on invasive cervical cancer (ICC) incidence and mortality in Germany, a country with an opportunistic Pap screening program and suboptimal participation...