Birger Hesse

Summary

Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi Prolonged ischemic heart disease and coronary artery bypass - relation to contractile reserve
    Klaus F Kofoed
    Division of Cardiology, Medical Department B, The Heart Center, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:417-23. 2002
  2. ncbi Natriuretic peptides in the monitoring of anthracycline induced reduction in left ventricular ejection fraction
    Gedske Daugaard
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:87-93. 2005
  3. ncbi Myocardial perfusion in type 2 diabetes with left ventricular hypertrophy: normalisation by acute angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition
    Birger Hesse
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, KF 4011, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:362-8. 2004
  4. doi Exanthema after a stress Tc-99m sestamibi study: continue with a rest sestamibi study?
    Birger Hesse
    Clinic of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 31:246-8. 2011
  5. ncbi Regulation of cerebral blood flow in patients with autonomic dysfunction and severe postural hypotension
    Birger Hesse
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, KF 4011, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 22:241-7. 2002
  6. ncbi Right ventricular volume and mass determined by cine magnetic resonance imaging in HIV patients with possible right ventricular dysfunction
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine, and PET, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Angiology 57:341-6. 2006
  7. ncbi Mobilization of haematopoietic and non-haematopoietic cells by granulocyte-colony stimulating factor and vascular endothelial growth factor gene therapy in patients with stable severe coronary artery disease
    Yongzhong Wang
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, The Heart Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 41:397-404. 2007
  8. ncbi Dipyridamole, cold pressor test, and demonstration of endothelial dysfunction: a PET study of myocardial perfusion in diabetes
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nucl Med 44:19-23. 2003
  9. ncbi Positron emission tomographic evaluation of regulation of myocardial perfusion in physiological (elite athletes) and pathological (systemic hypertension) left ventricular hypertrophy
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Cardiol 96:1692-8. 2005
  10. ncbi Low whole-body insulin sensitivity in patients with ischaemic heart disease is associated with impaired myocardial glucose uptake predictive of poor outcome after revascularisation
    Klaus F Kofoed
    Division of Cardiology, Medical Department B, The Heart Center, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Juliane Mariesvej 24, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:991-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi Prolonged ischemic heart disease and coronary artery bypass - relation to contractile reserve
    Klaus F Kofoed
    Division of Cardiology, Medical Department B, The Heart Center, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:417-23. 2002
    ..We therefore investigated the extent of viable myocardium in patients with impaired LV function due to ischemic heart disease after a prolonged strategy of medical treatment and its relation to changes in clinical variables after CABG...
  2. ncbi Natriuretic peptides in the monitoring of anthracycline induced reduction in left ventricular ejection fraction
    Gedske Daugaard
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Eur J Heart Fail 7:87-93. 2005
    ..The use of anthracyclines in treatment of cancer is limited by cardiotoxicity of these compounds and may lead to heart failure. Therefore monitoring of cardiac function is necessary during therapy...
  3. ncbi Myocardial perfusion in type 2 diabetes with left ventricular hypertrophy: normalisation by acute angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition
    Birger Hesse
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, KF 4011, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 31:362-8. 2004
    ..It is concluded that acute ACE inhibition with perindoprilat improves maximal achieved myocardial perfusion in non-hypertensive patients with diabetes and LVH...
  4. doi Exanthema after a stress Tc-99m sestamibi study: continue with a rest sestamibi study?
    Birger Hesse
    Clinic of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 31:246-8. 2011
    ..We want to discuss the risk involved in completing the MPI with another sestamibi injection, and the precautions and possible treatment in case of a further reaction...
  5. ncbi Regulation of cerebral blood flow in patients with autonomic dysfunction and severe postural hypotension
    Birger Hesse
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, KF 4011, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 22:241-7. 2002
    ..The relationship between CBF and mean arterial blood pressure (MABP) was therefore tested in eight patients with symptoms and signs of severe cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction...
  6. ncbi Right ventricular volume and mass determined by cine magnetic resonance imaging in HIV patients with possible right ventricular dysfunction
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine, and PET, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Angiology 57:341-6. 2006
    ..With use of MRI, a few patients with HIV may have a marginally reduced RVEF but normal RV dimensions and mass. Thus, RV dysfunction does not seem to constitute a major clinical problem in this antivirally treated HIV population...
  7. ncbi Mobilization of haematopoietic and non-haematopoietic cells by granulocyte-colony stimulating factor and vascular endothelial growth factor gene therapy in patients with stable severe coronary artery disease
    Yongzhong Wang
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, The Heart Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 41:397-404. 2007
    ..Secondly, we tested the hypothesis that the quantity of circulating stem cells correlated with improvement in symptoms...
  8. ncbi Dipyridamole, cold pressor test, and demonstration of endothelial dysfunction: a PET study of myocardial perfusion in diabetes
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nucl Med 44:19-23. 2003
    ..In addition, we studied the effect of acute angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibition on the flow response...
  9. ncbi Positron emission tomographic evaluation of regulation of myocardial perfusion in physiological (elite athletes) and pathological (systemic hypertension) left ventricular hypertrophy
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Cardiol 96:1692-8. 2005
    ..Endothelial dysfunction may contribute to the reduced perfusion reserve seen in hypertensive LVH...
  10. ncbi Low whole-body insulin sensitivity in patients with ischaemic heart disease is associated with impaired myocardial glucose uptake predictive of poor outcome after revascularisation
    Klaus F Kofoed
    Division of Cardiology, Medical Department B, The Heart Center, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Juliane Mariesvej 24, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:991-8. 2002
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  11. ncbi Circulating angiogenic cytokines and stem cells in patients with severe chronic ischemic heart disease--indicators of myocardial ischemic burden?
    Rasmus Sejersten Ripa
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cardiol 120:181-7. 2007
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  12. doi Axillary sentinel node identification in breast cancer patients: degree of radioactivity present at biopsy is critical
    Kristina R Nielsen
    Clinic of Radiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 31:288-93. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyse the influence of varying Act(rem) levels on the outcome of axillary SN biopsy in patients with breast cancer (BC)...
  13. doi Serial in vivo imaging of the porcine heart after percutaneous, intramyocardially injected 111In-labeled human mesenchymal stromal cells
    Stig Lyngbaek
    Department of Cardiology, The Heart Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:273-84. 2010
    ..The results further suggest that xenografting of human MSC into porcine hearts leads to inflammation contradicting previous studies implying a special immunoprivileged status for MSC...
  14. ncbi Simultaneous cardiac output and regional myocardial perfusion determination with PET and nitrogen 13 ammonia
    Jens D Hove
    Cardiovascular PET Research Unit, Department of Cardiology, The Heart Center, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nucl Cardiol 10:28-33. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the possibility of measuring cardiac output during positron emission tomography (PET) examination of myocardial perfusion with nitrogen 13 ammonia...
  15. ncbi Autonomic dysfunction in HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy: studies of heart rate variability
    Anne Mette Lebech
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 27:363-7. 2007
    ..At present it is not known whether introduction of ART also has decreased autonomic dysfunction...
  16. doi The diagnostic value of adding dynamic scintigraphy to standard delayed planar imaging for sentinel node identification in melanoma patients
    Kristina Rue Nielsen
    Department of Radiology, Section of Ultrasound X4123, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:1999-2004. 2011
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  17. doi Short-term oral treatment with the angiotensin II receptor antagonist losartan does not improve coronary vasomotor function in asymptomatic type 2 diabetes patients
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 84:34-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to extend this investigation to an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) administered orally in normotensive, asymptomatic type 2 diabetes patients without albuminuria...
  18. ncbi Intramyocardial injection of vascular endothelial growth factor-A165 plasmid followed by granulocyte-colony stimulating factor to induce angiogenesis in patients with severe chronic ischaemic heart disease
    Rasmus Sejersten Ripa
    Medical Department B, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory 2014, The Heart Centre, University Hospital Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 27:1785-92. 2006
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  19. ncbi Effect of mobilization of bone marrow stem cells by granulocyte colony stimulating factor on clinical symptoms, left ventricular perfusion and function in patients with severe chronic ischemic heart disease
    Yongzhong Wang
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, The Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cardiol 100:477-83. 2005
    ..Left ventricular ejection fraction decreased from 57% to 52% (p<0.01, MRI) and from 48% to 44% (p=0.07, SPECT) in G-CSF treated, but was unchanged measured with echocardiography...
  20. ncbi BNP cannot replace gated equilibrium radionuclide ventriculography in monitoring of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxity
    Thomas W Vogelsang
    Cluster for Molecular Imaging, Department of Medical Physiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cardiol 124:193-7. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that BNP measurements could replace, at least in part, the RNV examinations. Therefore, we studied whether BNP could be used, alone or in combination with RNV, in the monitoring of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxity...
  21. ncbi Independent effects of both right and left ventricular function on plasma brain natriuretic peptide
    Thomas Wiis Vogelsang
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:892-6. 2007
    ..Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is increased in heart failure; however, the relative contribution of the right and left ventricles is largely unknown...
  22. doi Mesenchymal stromal cell derived endothelial progenitor treatment in patients with refractory angina
    Tina Friis
    Cardiac Stem Cell Laboratory and Catheterization Laboratory 2014, The Hearth Centre, Rigshospitalet Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 45:161-8. 2011
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  23. ncbi Bone infection in patients suspected of complicating osteomyelitis: the diagnostic value of dual isotope bone-granulocyte scintigraphy
    Thora Buhl
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 25:20-6. 2005
    ..e. complicating osteomyelitis, using per-operative bacterial culture from bone as reference...
  24. ncbi Right-sided cardiac function in healthy volunteers measured by first-pass radionuclide ventriculography and gated blood-pool SPECT: comparison with cine MRI
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 25:344-9. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to compare the agreement between these methods when measuring right-sided cardiac function...
  25. ncbi Direct intramyocardial plasmid vascular endothelial growth factor-A165 gene therapy in patients with stable severe angina pectoris A randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study: the Euroinject One trial
    Jens Kastrup
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:982-8. 2005
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  26. ncbi Radioiodine therapy in hyperthyroid disease: poorer outcome in patients with high 24 hours radioiodine uptake
    Ulrik Sloth Kristoffersen
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 26:167-70. 2006
    ..To evaluate the importance of 24 h radioiodine uptake (24 h RIU) for the outcome of radioiodine treatment of hyperthyroidism...
  27. ncbi Attenuation and scatter correction in myocardial SPET: improved diagnostic accuracy in patients with suspected coronary artery disease
    Andreas Kjaer
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 9, Denmark
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 29:1438-42. 2002
    ..In conclusion, we found a commercial system for AC and SC in myocardial SPET to be of great diagnostic help in a consecutive series of patients. Using CAG as a reference, the SCAC interpretation was confirmed in nearly all cases...
  28. pmc (111)Indium Labelling of Recombinant Activated Coagulation Factor VII: In Vitro and Preliminary In Vivo Studies in Healthy Rats
    Amarnadh Nalla
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, DK 2200, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Mol Imaging 2012:464810. 2012
    ..0% in the liver. The (111)In-DTPA-rFVIIa might be a potential radiopharmaceutical for visualisation of tissues with significant TF expression such as acute bleeding lesions in the gastrointestinal tract...
  29. doi EANM-EORTC general recommendations for sentinel node diagnostics in melanoma
    Annette H Chakera
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 36:1713-42. 2009
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  30. doi Radionuclide leakage monitoring during hyperthermic isolated limb perfusion for treatment of local melanoma metastasis in an extremity
    Ida F Paulsen
    Clinic for Plastic Surgery, Burn Treatment and Breast Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 35:301-5. 2015
    ..The aim is to describe the importance of leakage monitoring in hyperthermic isolated limb perfusion (ILP). It is generally recommended that leakage should not exceed 10% because of risk of systemic toxicity...
  31. pmc Non-invasive imaging for subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Rasmus Sejersten Ripa
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, KF 4012 Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 16:415. 2014
    ..These novel imaging methods may lead to early detection of high-risk vulnerable plaques, enabling clinicians to improve risk stratification of patients with peripheral artery disease, and thus paving the way for individualized therapy. ..
  32. ncbi Right and left ventricular cardiac function in a developed world population with human immunodeficiency virus studied with radionuclide ventriculography
    Anne Mette Lebech
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am Heart J 147:482-8. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to establish the prevalence of right- and left-sided cardiac dysfunction in a Danish HIV population, most of whom were undergoing HAART, with radionuclide ventriculography...
  33. ncbi Bilateral axillary sentinel nodes from breast carcinoma
    Annette Hougaard Chakera
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Burn Unit, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9 DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Nucl Med 29:840. 2004
  34. ncbi Easy and efficient (111)indium labeling of long-term stored DTPA conjugated protein
    Amarnadh Nalla
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Radiopharm 4:1-4. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to monitor the labelling efficiency of a DTPA-conjugate on long-term storage using 111In-chloride at two different temperatures and incubation times for the In-labelling...
  35. ncbi Unsuccessful radioiodine treatment of a non-toxic goiter: a case report
    Marie Louise Hartoft-Nielsen
    Department of Medical Endocrinology, Rigshospitalet, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol 95:72-5. 2004
    ..However, this reported case should not discredit the use of radioiodine treatment of non-toxic goiters, but focus on patients with a single large solitary adenoma in whom this treatment may be inappropriate...
  36. ncbi 99mTc-aprotinin scintigraphy in amyloidosis
    Bente K Schaadt
    Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Nucl Med 44:177-83. 2003
    ..To validate (99m)Tc-aprotinin scintigraphy, we studied 23 consecutive patients with known or suspected amyloidosis...
  37. ncbi Free fatty acid depletion acutely decreases cardiac work and efficiency in cardiomyopathic heart failure
    Helena Tuunanen
    Turku PET Centre, Turku, Finland
    Circulation 114:2130-7. 2006
    ..We studied the effect of acute FFA withdrawal on cardiac function in patients with heart failure caused by idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (IDCM)...
  38. ncbi NOGA-guided analysis of regional myocardial perfusion abnormalities treated with intramyocardial injections of plasmid encoding vascular endothelial growth factor A-165 in patients with chronic myocardial ischemia: subanalysis of the EUROINJECT-ONE multic
    Mariann Gyongyosi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine II, University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Circulation 112:I157-65. 2005
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  39. ncbi [Scintigraphy combined with CT. The Danish Society of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine]
    Andreas Kjaer
    Klinisk fysiologisk og nuklearmedicinsk afdeling KF 4011, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:1661. 2002
  40. doi Clinical value, cost-effectiveness, and safety of myocardial perfusion scintigraphy: a position statement
    Claudio Marcassa
    Cardiology Department, S Maugeri Foundation, IRCCS, Scientific Institute of Veruno, V Revislate 13, 28010 Veruno, NO, Italy
    Eur Heart J 29:557-63. 2008
    ..A large body of evidence supports the current applications of MPS, which has become integral to several guidelines for clinical practice...
  41. ncbi [Myocardial perfusion scintigraphy. Exact and cost-effective coronary disease imaging--secondary publication]
    Birger Hesse
    Rigshospitalet, Klinik for Klinisk Fysiologi og Nuklearmedicin og PET, og Frederiksberg Hospital, Afdeling for Klinisk Fysiologi og Nuklearmedicin
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:3637-9. 2008
    ..MPS also provides valuable information to assist clinical decision-making. A large body of evidence supports the current applications of MPS, which has become integral to several guidelines for clinical practice...