Meinrad Beer

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Effective NSAID treatment indicates that hyperprostaglandinism is affecting the clinical severity of childhood hypophosphatasia
    H J Girschick
    Children s Hospital, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 1:24. 2006
  2. pmc Chronic multifocal non-bacterial osteomyelitis in hypophosphatasia mimicking malignancy
    Hermann J Girschick
    Children s Hospital, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 7:3. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of enzyme replacement therapy on cardiac morphology and function and late enhancement in Fabry's cardiomyopathy
    Meinrad Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Wurzburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 97:1515-8. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [MR imaging and MR spectroscopy for characterization of cardiomyopathies in adolescents - preliminary results]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg
    Rofo 179:932-7. 2007
  5. doi request reprint [Functional cardiac MRI for assessment of aortic valve disease]
    F Sagmeister
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080, Wurzburg, Deutschland
    Radiologe 50:541-7. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Energetic differences between viable and non-viable myocardium in patients with recent myocardial infarction are not an effect of differences in wall thinning- a multivoxel (31)P-MR-spectroscopy and MRI study
    Meinrad Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:1275-83. 2007
  7. doi request reprint [Whole-body MR imaging in children with suspected osteonecrosis after intensive chemotherapy: preliminary results]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, Wurzburg
    Rofo 180:238-45. 2008
  8. doi request reprint [Radiology in pediatric intensive care units]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Abteilung für Kinderradiologie, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Deutschland
    Med Klin Intensivmed Notfmed 106:103-10. 2011
  9. doi request reprint [Oxygen-enhanced functional MR lung imaging]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080 Wurzburg
    Radiologe 49:732-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac spectroscopy: techniques, indications and clinical results
    Meinrad Beer
    Institute for Diagnostic Radiology, University Wurzburg, Building 34, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 14:1034-47. 2004

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Publications107 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Effective NSAID treatment indicates that hyperprostaglandinism is affecting the clinical severity of childhood hypophosphatasia
    H J Girschick
    Children s Hospital, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 1:24. 2006
    ..There is a lack of knowledge as to how the variability and clinical severity of the HP phenotype (especially pain and walking impairment) are related to metabolic disturbances or impairments, subsequent to the molecular defect...
  2. pmc Chronic multifocal non-bacterial osteomyelitis in hypophosphatasia mimicking malignancy
    Hermann J Girschick
    Children s Hospital, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 7:3. 2007
    ..The latter has been associated with chronic inflammation and hyperprostaglandinism...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of enzyme replacement therapy on cardiac morphology and function and late enhancement in Fabry's cardiomyopathy
    Meinrad Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Wurzburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 97:1515-8. 2006
    ..Late enhancement may predict the effect of enzyme replacement therapy on left ventricular mass and cardiac function...
  4. ncbi request reprint [MR imaging and MR spectroscopy for characterization of cardiomyopathies in adolescents - preliminary results]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg
    Rofo 179:932-7. 2007
    ..Since normal values of cardiac MR parameters in this age group are not available, we included studies of age-matched healthy adolescents...
  5. doi request reprint [Functional cardiac MRI for assessment of aortic valve disease]
    F Sagmeister
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080, Wurzburg, Deutschland
    Radiologe 50:541-7. 2010
    ..Additionally, the subvalvular VENC-MRI measurements improve the clinically important exact determination of the LVOT area with respect to its specific eccentric configuration and its systolic deformity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Energetic differences between viable and non-viable myocardium in patients with recent myocardial infarction are not an effect of differences in wall thinning- a multivoxel (31)P-MR-spectroscopy and MRI study
    Meinrad Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:1275-83. 2007
    ..The more severe energetic alteration in irreversibly damaged myocardium is not an effect of differences of wall thinning. Additional alterations of noninfarcted, adjacent myocardium can be detected...
  7. doi request reprint [Whole-body MR imaging in children with suspected osteonecrosis after intensive chemotherapy: preliminary results]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, Wurzburg
    Rofo 180:238-45. 2008
    ..We analyzed the value of whole-body MRI in the detection of osteonecrosis, (1) in relation to conventional X-ray imaging and clinical symptoms, (2) using different MRI sequences, (3) with follow-up examinations...
  8. doi request reprint [Radiology in pediatric intensive care units]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Abteilung für Kinderradiologie, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Deutschland
    Med Klin Intensivmed Notfmed 106:103-10. 2011
    ..Fluoroscopy, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging are available as advanced diagnostic modalities in special circumstances, but require transportation of the patient...
  9. doi request reprint [Oxygen-enhanced functional MR lung imaging]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080 Wurzburg
    Radiologe 49:732-8. 2009
    ..New navigator techniques allow further compensations. This article focuses on the presentation of low-field scanners and the application of T1 and T2(*) maps is described for healthy volunteers and first patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cardiac spectroscopy: techniques, indications and clinical results
    Meinrad Beer
    Institute for Diagnostic Radiology, University Wurzburg, Building 34, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Radiol 14:1034-47. 2004
    ..Finally, the impact of the new highest-field magnets--3 T and beyond--is discussed under the perspectives for the future clinical role of MR spectroscopy...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of exercise training on myocardial energy metabolism and ventricular function assessed by quantitative phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance spectroscopy and magnetic resonance imaging in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Meinrad Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1883-91. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Detection of myocardial infarctions by acquisition-weighted 31P-MR spectroscopy in humans
    Meinrad Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 20:798-802. 2004
    ..To determine whether the recently applied technique of acquisition-weighted 31P-MR spectroscopy (AW-MRS) allows for the detection of depressed energy metabolism in patients with inferior wall myocardial infarctions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Age and gender dependence of human cardiac phosphorus metabolites determined by SLOOP 31P MR spectroscopy
    Herbert Köstler
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 56:907-11. 2006
    ..05), but the differences in metabolic concentrations between both sexes were not significant. In conclusion, age has a minor but still significant impact on cardiac energy metabolism, and no significant gender differences were detected...
  14. ncbi request reprint Absolute concentrations of high-energy phosphate metabolites in normal, hypertrophied, and failing human myocardium measured noninvasively with (31)P-SLOOP magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Meinrad Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1267-74. 2002
    ..The purpose of the present study was to measure absolute concentrations of phosphocreatine (PCr) and adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in normal, hypertrophied, and failing human heart...
  15. doi request reprint Differences in Fabry cardiomyopathy between female and male patients: consequences for diagnostic assessment
    Markus Niemann
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:592-601. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that Fabry cardiomyopathy in female patients might differ substantially from that in male patients and sought to prove this hypothesis in a large cohort consisting of 104 patients with Fabry disease...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term effects of enzyme replacement therapy on fabry cardiomyopathy: evidence for a better outcome with early treatment
    Frank Weidemann
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, Bau 4, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Circulation 119:524-9. 2009
    ..Whether enzyme replacement therapy is effective in all stages of Fabry cardiomyopathy during long-term follow-up is unknown...
  17. doi request reprint Two-dimensional speckle tracking as a non-invasive tool for identification of myocardial fibrosis in Fabry disease
    Johannes Krämer
    Department of Medicine, Department of Cardiology, University of Wurzburg, Oberdürrbacherstrasse 6, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 34:1587-96. 2013
    ..Myocardial fibrosis is common in Fabry cardiomyopathy and is associated with disease progression and severe prognosis...
  18. doi request reprint The right ventricle in Fabry disease: natural history and impact of enzyme replacement therapy
    Markus Niemann
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Zentrum fur Innere Medizin, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, Wurzburg, Germany
    Heart 96:1915-9. 2010
    ..Storage of globotriaosylceramides is present in the left and right ventricles of patients with Fabry disease. Improvement of left ventricular morphology and function during enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) has previously been reported...
  19. doi request reprint Cross-sectional baseline analysis of electrocardiography in a large cohort of patients with untreated Fabry disease
    Markus Niemann
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Inherit Metab Dis 36:873-9. 2013
    ..However, the value of electrocardiography (ECG) in relation to these two techniques remains largely unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Tei index in fabry disease
    Markus Niemann
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:1026-32. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the diagnostic value of the Tei index, a marker for combined diastolic and systolic function, in patients with Fabry disease...
  21. doi request reprint MR-based analysis of regional cardiac function in relation to cellular integrity in Fabry disease
    Sabrina Koeppe
    Institute of Radiology, Wuerzburg University, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 160:53-8. 2012
    ..Recent high-end echocardiography studies of selected LV sections suggest an interrelation between regional fibrosis, impaired function, and hypertrophy possibly changing under specific enzyme replacement therapy (ERT)...
  22. doi request reprint Cardiac energy metabolism is disturbed in Fabry disease and improves with enzyme replacement therapy using recombinant human galactosidase A
    Wolfram Machann
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:278-83. 2011
    ..We therefore assessed possible disturbances of cardiac energy metabolism in Fabry patients by in vivo (31)P-MR-spectroscopy. Additionally, the effect of enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) on cardiac energetics was tested...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of different contrast agents and doses for quantitative MR myocardial perfusion imaging
    Herbert Köstler
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 28:382-9. 2008
    ..To investigate three different contrast agents at different injection volumes for repetitive quantitative multislice myocardial perfusion imaging using the prebolus technique...
  24. doi request reprint Low-gradient aortic valve stenosis myocardial fibrosis and its influence on function and outcome
    Sebastian Herrmann
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:402-12. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Reproducibility of manual and semi-automated late enhancement quantification in patients with Fabry disease
    Wolfram Machann
    Institute of Radiology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Acta Radiol 55:155-60. 2014
    ..Late enhancement (LE) imaging is increasingly used for diagnosis of non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. However, the mostly patchy appearance of LE in this context may reduce the reproducibility of LE measurement...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiac systolic rotation and contraction before and after valve replacement for aortic stenosis: a myocardial tagging study using MR imaging
    Joern J W Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik and Medizinische Klinik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, D 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 178:953-8. 2002
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Heart valve involvement in Fabry cardiomyopathy
    Frank Weidemann
    Department of Internal Medicine Centres of Rare Diseases and Cardiovascular Medicine, Wurzburg, Germany
    Ultrasound Med Biol 35:730-5. 2009
    ..Mild left ventricular valve regurgitations are frequent in Fabry disease. However, these valve abnormalities are not the major limitations for the Fabry heart...
  28. doi request reprint Lung imaging under free-breathing conditions
    Markus Oechsner
    Department of Experimental Physics 5, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 61:723-7. 2009
    ..Artifact free images acquired during free respiration using a 3D GE, 2D multislice TSE or multi-Gradient Echo sequence for oxygen-enhanced T(2)(*) quantification are presented...
  29. doi request reprint Impact of myocardial fibrosis in patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis
    Frank Weidemann
    University Clinic of Internal Medicine I Center for Cardiovascular Disease, University of Wurzburg, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Circulation 120:577-84. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint A new echocardiographic approach for the detection of non-ischaemic fibrosis in hypertrophic myocardium
    Frank Weidemann
    Department of Medicine I Center of Cardiovascular Medicine, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur Heart J 28:3020-6. 2007
    ..We investigated in a prospective study whether regional non-ischaemic fibrosis in hypertrophic myocardium can also be detected by ultrasonic strain-rate imaging based on specific visual features of the myocardial deformation traces...
  31. ncbi request reprint Differentiation between fresh and old left ventricular thrombi by deformation imaging
    Markus Niemann
    Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, Department of Internal Medicine I, Institute of Radiology, University of Wuerzburg, Oberdurrbacher Strasse 6, Wurzburg, Germany
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5:667-75. 2012
    ..Noninvasive echocardiographic differentiation between old and fresh left ventricular thrombi after myocardial infarction would be of clinical importance to estimate the risk for embolization and the necessity of anticoagulation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of sodium T1 relaxation times in human heart
    Thomas Pabst
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 17:726-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the sodium longitudinal relaxation (T(1)) characteristics for myocardium and blood in humans...
  33. doi request reprint [Spectroscopic imaging of the human liver using 3D CSI: optimization and application in patients with metastatic uvea melanoma]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg
    Rofo 181:60-6. 2009
    ..We used a spatially resolved (31)P MRS technique to characterize metabolic abnormalities inside and adjacent to liver metastases of patients with uvea melanoma...
  34. doi request reprint Interdisciplinary approach towards female patients with Fabry disease
    Frank Weidemann
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Clin Invest 42:455-62. 2012
    ..Fabry disease (FD) is a rare X-linked lysosomal storage disorder leading to an accumulation of globotriaosylceramides in the lysosomes of various organs...
  35. pmc Impact of regional left ventricular function on outcome for patients with AL amyloidosis
    Dan Liu
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e56923. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the left ventricular (LV) deformation changes and the potential impact of deformation on outcome in patients with proven light-chain (AL) amyloidosis and LV hypertrophy...
  36. doi request reprint Small-bowel MRI in children and young adults with Crohn disease: retrospective head-to-head comparison of contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted MRI
    Henning Neubauer
    Institute of Radiology, Department of Paediatric Radiology, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Straße 2, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Pediatr Radiol 43:103-14. 2013
    ..Small-bowel MRI based on contrast-enhanced T1-weighted sequences has been challenged by diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) for detection of inflammatory bowel lesions and complications in patients with Crohn disease...
  37. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging of the heart
    Jörn J W Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Klinikstr 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Przegl Lek 59:595-600. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Auto-SENSE perfusion imaging of the whole human heart
    Herbert Köstler
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2 Bau 24, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 18:702-8. 2003
    ..To show the application of auto-sensitivity encoding (SENSE)-a self-calibrating parallel imaging technique-to first pass perfusion imaging of the whole human heart...
  39. doi request reprint SNR-optimized myocardial perfusion imaging using parallel acquisition for effective density-weighted saturation recovery imaging
    Marcel Gutberlet
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Imaging 28:341-50. 2010
    ..The presented method provides high image quality and optimized SNR for first-pass myocardial perfusion imaging...
  40. ncbi request reprint Correction for partial volume errors in MR heart perfusion imaging
    Herbert Köstler
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 51:848-52. 2004
    ..The proposed correction is easy to apply, removes the contamination, and leads to more precise perfusion values...
  41. ncbi request reprint Prebolus quantitative MR heart perfusion imaging
    Herbert Köstler
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 52:296-9. 2004
    ..72 +/- 0.13 ml/g/min for 1 ml/8 ml and 0.67 +/- 0.10 ml/g/min for 1 ml/12 ml Gd-DTPA, respectively)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cardiac and skeletal muscle involvement in myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2): a quantitative 31P-MRS and MRI study
    Christiane Schneider-Gold
    Department of Neurology, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 11, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 30:636-44. 2004
    ..Future prospective studies are needed to clarify the risk of developing overt cardiac disease in DM2 and to define prognostic factors...
  43. doi request reprint [High-resolution functional cardiac MR imaging using density-weighted real-time acquisition and a combination of compressed sensing and parallel imaging for image reconstruction]
    T Wech
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg
    Rofo 182:676-81. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to perform high-resolution functional MR imaging using accelerated density-weighted real-time acquisition (DE) and a combination of compressed sensing (CO) and parallel imaging for image reconstruction...
  44. doi request reprint Relation of burden of myocardial fibrosis to malignant ventricular arrhythmias and outcomes in Fabry disease
    Johannes Krämer
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 114:895-900. 2014
    ..In conclusion, myocardial fibrosis in Fabry disease is progressive, apparently not modified by ERT, and a crucial outcome determinant...
  45. doi request reprint Density weighted turbo spin echo imaging
    Mario Zeller
    Institute of Radiology, University Clinic, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:965-73. 2013
    ..To optimize the spatial response function (SRF) while maintaining optimal signal to noise ratio (SNR) in T2 weighted turbo spin echo (TSE) imaging by prospective density weighting...
  46. doi request reprint Comparison of intravascular and extracellular contrast media for absolute quantification of myocardial rest-perfusion using high-resolution MRI
    Christian O Ritter
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 33:1047-51. 2011
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Fabry disease: diagnosis and treatment
    Frank Breunig
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Kidney Int Suppl . 2003
    ..Given the diagnostic and therapeutic potential today, it is of importance to identify patients at an early stage and to start therapeutic intervention before progression of organ damage is inevitable...
  48. doi request reprint SElf-gated Non-Contrast-Enhanced FUnctional Lung imaging (SENCEFUL) using a quasi-random fast low-angle shot (FLASH) sequence and proton MRI
    Andre Fischer
    Department of Radiology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    NMR Biomed 27:907-17. 2014
    ..It can be concluded that SENCEFUL enables highly resolved ventilation- and perfusion-weighted maps of the human lung to be obtained using proton MRI, and might be interesting for further clinical evaluation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Absolute quantification of myocardial perfusion under adenosine stress
    Christian Ritter
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 56:844-9. 2006
    ..78 +/- 0.53 cc/g/min, and the mean rest perfusion was 0.52 +/- 0.11 cc/g/min, resulting in a mean MPR of 3.59 +/- 1.26. The measured values correlate well with data from animal models and human positron emission tomography (PET) studies...
  50. doi request reprint Quantitative contrast-enhanced perfusion measurements of the human lung using the prebolus approach
    Markus Oechsner
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 30:104-11. 2009
    ..To investigate dynamic contrast-enhanced MRI (DCE-MRI) for quantification of pulmonary blood flow (PBF) and blood volume (PBV) using the prebolus approach and to compare the results to the global lung perfusion (GLP)...
  51. pmc Diffusion-weighted MRI of bone marrow oedema, soft tissue oedema and synovitis in paediatric patients: feasibility and initial experience
    Henning Neubauer
    Institute of Radiology, Department of Paediatric Radiology, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Straße 2, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Pediatr Rheumatol Online J 10:20. 2012
    ..We used diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) as a new imaging modality in comparison to standard MRI sequences to study bone marrow oedema, soft-tissue oedema and synovitis in paediatric patients...
  52. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted MRI for detection and differentiation of musculoskeletal tumorous and tumor-like lesions in pediatric patients
    Henning Neubauer
    Department of Pediatric Radiology, Institute of Radiology, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Straße 2, Wuerzburg, 97080, Germany
    World J Pediatr 8:342-9. 2012
    ..This study was undertaken to analyse whether diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) can distinguish between benign and malignant musculoskeletal tumorous and tumor-like lesions in pediatric patients...
  53. ncbi request reprint Free breathing cardiac real-time cine MR without ECG triggering
    Meinrad Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Oberdürrbacherstr 6, D 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 145:380-2. 2010
    ..Consequently, free-breathing RT cine proved to be a reliable and suitable tool for clinical routine and may be particularly relevant in patients with sub-optimal breath-holding ability and arrhythmia...
  54. doi request reprint [Females with Fabry's disease - an interdisciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic challenge]
    Frank Weidemann
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Med Klin (Munich) 105:627-34. 2010
    ..This synopsis wants to systematically review the typical organ involvement in female Fabry patients. Moreover, therapy recommendations especially for female patients are discussed...
  55. ncbi request reprint Functional and metabolic recovery of the right ventricle during Bosentan therapy in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Matthias Spindler
    Department Internal Medicine I Center of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 7:853-4. 2005
    ..In the present study, the usefulness of this non-invasive approach is not only shown in RV failure due to PAH but also tested during subsequent therapy...
  56. doi request reprint Acquisition-weighted chemical shift imaging improves SLOOP quantification of human cardiac phosphorus metabolites
    Oliver Geier
    The Intervention Centre, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway Institute of Radiology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Z Med Phys 24:49-54. 2014
    ..Phosphorous metabolite ratios in human myocardium were determined by a combination of acquisition weighted CSI and a SLOOP evaluation and the results were compared to corresponding SLOOP experiments using standard CSI...
  57. ncbi request reprint Time course of 23Na signal intensity after myocardial infarction in humans
    Joern J W Sandstede
    Department of Radiology, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 52:545-51. 2004
    ..Thus, 23Na SI is elevated in nonviable infarction at all time points following MI, and 23Na MRI may become a suitable technique for imaging nonviable myocardium in humans...
  58. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive functional and biochemical assessment of mitoxantrone cardiotoxicity in patients with multiple sclerosis
    Matthias Spindler
    Department of Medicine, Wurzburg University, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 42:680-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, using advanced diagnostic methodology, including functional, morphometric, and biochemical measurements no cardiotoxic effect of mitoxantrone up to a cumulative dose range of 100 mg/m2 could be detected...
  59. ncbi request reprint [MR tomography of the heart]
    D Hahn
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Bayerische Julius Maximilians Universität Würzburg
    Radiologe 40:888-96. 2000
    ..The very rapid improvement in MRI will overcome most of the limitations in the near future, especially concerning MR coronary angiography...
  60. ncbi request reprint Cardiac metabolism and function in patients with multiple sclerosis: a combined 31P-MR-spectroscopy and MRI study
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    Rofo 173:399-404. 2001
    ..Using quantitative 31P-MR-spectroscopy (MRS) and MR-imaging (MRI) metabolic and functional parameters were analyzed in patients with MS in comparison to healthy volunteers...
  61. ncbi request reprint (31)P-MR Spectroscopy for the evaluation of energy metabolism in intact residual myocardium after acute myocardial infarction in humans
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080, Wurzburg, Germany
    MAGMA 13:70-5. 2001
    ..In patients with subacute MI, the influence of the regional ischemic insult on energy metabolism of intact septal myocardium was analyzed using 31P-Magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Optimization of ECG-triggered 3D (23)Na MRI of the human heart
    T Pabst
    Insititut fuer Roentgendiagnostik, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Med 45:164-6. 2001
    ..44 +/- 0.03. This value is in good agreement with the theoretical value of 0.45. ECG gated 3D (23)Na MRI of the human heart is feasible with sufficient spatial resolution and signal/noise ratio. Magn Reson Med 45:164-166, 2001...
  63. ncbi request reprint [(23)sodium MRI for infarct imaging of the human heart]
    J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg
    Rofo 172:739-43. 2000
    ..23Na MRI has previously been shown to have the potential to demonstrate myocardial infarction in an animal model. Aim of this study was, therefore, to demonstrate myocardial infarction with the use of 23Na-MRI in patients...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of contrast harmonic imaging in B-mode with stimulated acoustic emission, conventional B-mode US and spiral CT in the detection of focal liver lesions]
    M Beissert
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg
    Rofo 172:361-6. 2000
    ..Comparison between contrast harmonic imaging (CHI) in B-mode with stimulated acoustic emission (SAE), conventional B-mode US, and spiral CT in the detection of focal liver lesions...
  65. ncbi request reprint Changes in left and right ventricular cardiac function after valve replacement for aortic stenosis determined by cine MR imaging
    J J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 12:240-6. 2000
    ..AVR leads to improved LV function and reduced hypertrophy, but without normalization of LV volumes or the LV mass index within 1 year...
  66. ncbi request reprint [3-dimensional MR coronary angiography with navigator technique: imaging of the proximal course of a coronary artery anomaly]
    J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg
    Rofo 169:432-6. 1998
    ..We report on the use of this technique for the identification of the course of anomalous coronary arteries in two patient cases...
  67. ncbi request reprint [3-dimensional MR coronary angiography in the navigator technic for the primary diagnosis of coronary heart disease: a comparison with conventional coronary angiography]
    J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg
    Rofo 170:269-74. 1999
    ..Evaluation of three-dimensional MR coronary angiography with the navigator technique for the primary diagnosis of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with chest pain...
  68. ncbi request reprint [The quantification of energy-rich phosphates in healthy and damaged heart muscle by SLOOP 31P-MR spectroscopy. Spatial localization with optimal pointspread function]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg
    Rofo 171:65-8. 1999
    ..A quantitative 31P-MR-spectroscopic technique was used to assess the energy metabolism in healthy and diseased myocardium...
  69. ncbi request reprint Detection of myocardial viability by low-dose dobutamine Cine MR imaging
    J J Sandstede
    Institut für Roentgendiagnostik, Universitaet Wuerzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Imaging 17:1437-43. 1999
    ..Dobutamine stress MRI allows to predict global functional recovery of akinetic myocardial regions after revascularization with a high positive predictive value and high specificity...
  70. ncbi request reprint [CINE-MRT for the study of the effects of regional left ventricular wall motion disorders on global heart function after a myocardial infarct and revascularization]
    J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg
    Rofo 171:424-30. 1999
    ..To determine changes in global cardiac function and mass caused by infarct-associated regional wall motion abnormalities and to compare the changes after revascularization in patients with and without improvement of regional contractility...
  71. ncbi request reprint Breath-hold 3D MR coronary angiography with a new intravascular contrast agent (feruglose)--first clinical experiences
    J J Sandstede
    Department of Radiology, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, D 97080 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Magn Reson Imaging 19:201-5. 2001
    ..Imaging of the proximal parts of the coronary arteries including detection of stenoses is possible during breath-hold using an intravascular contrast agent...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Evaluating signal intensity of movement-impaired myocardial segments in MR delayed images after administration of Gd-DTPA. Correlation of regional increase in contraction after revascularization]
    J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg
    Radiologe 40:150-4. 2000
    ..The aim of the study was to correlate delayed contrast enhancement of dysfunctional regions of the myocardium after injection of Gd-DTPA with the improvement of regional contractility 3 months after revascularization...
  73. ncbi request reprint [Cardiac energy metabolism in heart valve diseases with 31P MR spectroscopy]
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg
    Radiologe 40:162-7. 2000
    ..The purpose of the present study was to examine whether the derangements in cardiac metabolism are reversible after surgical valve replacement...
  74. ncbi request reprint Assessment of myocardial infarction in humans with (23)Na MR imaging: comparison with cine MR imaging and delayed contrast enhancement
    J J Sandstede
    Department of Radiology, University of Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 8, D 97070 Wurzburg, Germany
    Radiology 221:222-8. 2001
    ..To demonstrate the feasibility of sodium 23 ((23)Na) magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for assessment of subacute and chronic myocardial infarction and compare with cine, late enhancement, and T2-weighted imaging...
  75. ncbi request reprint [31P-MR spectroscopy of all regions of the human heart at 1.5 T with acquisition-weighted chemical shift imaging]
    H Köstler
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg
    Rofo 173:1093-8. 2001
    ..Aim of this study was to show whether or not acquisition-weighted chemical shift imaging (AW-CSI) allows the determination of PCr and ATP in the lateral and posterior wall of the human heart at 1.5 T...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Interindividual-variability of the analysis of regional myocardial wall function after myocardial infarction and revascularization]
    J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg
    Rofo 174:1147-53. 2002
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint [High-resolution MRI for the quantitative evaluation of subendocardial and subepicardial perfusion under pharmacological stress and at rest]
    C O Ritter
    Universitat Wurzburg, Institut für Röntgendiagnostik
    Rofo 179:945-52. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a high-resolution GRAPPA sequence for quantitative MR first pass perfusion imaging in healthy volunteers...
  78. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of coronary calcifications with 64-slice CT - variability of the scores and the influence of the reconstruction interval]
    M Weininger
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitatsklinikum Wurzburg
    Rofo 179:938-44. 2007
    ..To evaluate the variability of coronary calcium scores depending on the image reconstruction interval using a 64-slice CT scanner...
  79. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the optimal image reconstruction interval for coronary artery imaging using 64-slice computed tomography
    M Weininger
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Acta Radiol 48:620-7. 2007
    ..Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has become an established complement in cardiac imaging. Thus, optimized image quality is diagnostically crucial...
  80. ncbi request reprint Aseptic necrosis of both femoral heads as first symptom of chronic myelogenous leukemia
    M Kraemer
    Medizinische Poliklinik, University of Wuerzburg, Klinikstr 8, 97070 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Ann Hematol 82:44-6. 2003
    ..This is a very rare complication of severe leukostasis, leading to the diagnosis of CML in this case. To our knowledge, this is the first case of an adult patient showing aseptic necrosis of femoral heads caused by leukostasis...
  81. ncbi request reprint [Primary diagnosis of coronary artery disease by MRI and CT]
    J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg
    Rofo 175:477-83. 2003
    ..Thus, adequate selection of patients for cardiac MRI and CT may reduce the number of invasive coronary angiographies in the future...
  82. pmc Multislice cardiac computed tomographic images of anomalous origin of the left circumflex artery from the right coronary sinus
    M Weininger
    Heart 92:1634. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint Auto-SENSE view-sharing cine cardiac imaging
    H Köstler
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Str 2 C 10, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    MAGMA 17:63-7. 2004
    ..Compared to conventional Fourier imaging, data acquisition could be accelerated by a factor of 3.6. Neither a pre-scan nor additional lines in k-space are required to generate the sensitivity maps in Auto-SENSE...
  84. ncbi request reprint Exacerbation of Whipple's disease associated with infliximab treatment
    C Kneitz
    Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Medizinische Poliklinik, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Scand J Rheumatol 34:148-51. 2005
    ..In summary, infliximab treatment seems to increase the risk of exacerbation of WD. WD should be carefully ruled out prior to application of tumour necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) blockade...
  85. ncbi request reprint Failure of recombinant human growth hormone treatment to improve congestive heart failure in hypopituitarism
    M Spindler
    Department of Medicine, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 112:538-41. 2004
    ....
  86. doi request reprint Infection of an urachal cyst during etanercept therapy in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    A Holl-Wieden
    Children s Hospital, Section of Pediatric Rheumatology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 28:819-22. 2008
    ..We report on a 17-year-old boy with enthesitis-related arthritis who developed a major infection of an urachal cyst 18 months after initiation of etanercept therapy, which required surgery. The urachus had not been symptomatic before...
  87. ncbi request reprint [Advances in pediatric sonography]
    K Darge
    Abteilung für Pädiatrische Radiologie, Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Bayerischen Julius Maximilians Universität Würzburg
    Radiologe 43:813-22. 2003
    ..The first applications of 3D-ultrasound in pediatrics are focusing on brain ultrasound and volume measurement of the kidneys...
  88. ncbi request reprint Time course of contrast enhancement patterns after Gd-BOPTA in correlation to myocardial infarction and viability: a feasibility study
    J J Sandstede
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik und Medizinische Klinik, Universitat Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 14:789-94. 2001
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of energy metabolism in human muscle using SLOOP 31P-MR-spectroscopy
    M Beer
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg, Germany
    Rofo 174:573-8. 2002
    ..We applied Spatial Localization with Optimal Pointspread Function (SLOOP) for quantification in human skeletal and cardiac muscle...
  90. ncbi request reprint [Spondyloarthritis]
    M E Goebeler
    Medizinische Poliklinik, Universitat Wurzburg, Klinikstrasse 6 8, 97070 Wurzburg
    Internist (Berl) 43:517-24, 526-30; quiz 531-3. 2002
  91. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of lymphadenopathy: power Doppler vs color Doppler sonography
    A Tschammler
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, Germany
    Eur Radiol 12:1794-9. 2002
    ..Power Doppler sonography displays more intranodal flow signals than color Doppler sonography, but the diagnostic impact is low because of an increased risk of false-positive results...
  92. ncbi request reprint Metallic stents and plastic endoprostheses in percutaneous treatment of biliary obstruction
    M Beissert
    Institut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:503-10. 2002
    ..In the light of the clinical controversy whether metallic stents or plastic endoprostheses should be used in the percutaneous treatment of biliary obstruction we retrospectively evaluated our experience with both drainage-systems...
  93. doi request reprint Autoinflammatory bone disorders
    Henner Morbach
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Clin Immunol 147:185-96. 2013
    ....
  94. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted MRI of abscess formations in children and young adults
    Henning Neubauer
    Institute of Radiology, Department of Pediatric Radiology, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Straße 2, 97080, Wuerzburg, Germany
    World J Pediatr 8:229-34. 2012
    ..In the present study, we evaluated the diagnostic performance of DWI in children and young adults with abdominal and soft tissue abscess formations...
  95. ncbi request reprint Sodium T2* relaxation times in human heart muscle
    Thomas Pabst
    Insititut für Röntgendiagnostik, Universitat Wurzburg, Germany
    J Magn Reson Imaging 15:215-8. 2002
    ..To determine sodium transverse relaxation (T2*) characteristics for myocardium, blood and cartilage in humans...
  96. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging findings in 20-year survivors of mediastinal radiotherapy for Hodgkin's disease
    Wolfram Machann
    Department of Radiology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:1117-23. 2011
    ..Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) permits excellent quantification of cardiac function and identification of localized myocardial defects and has now been applied to a group of 20-year Hodgkin's disease survivors...
  97. doi request reprint Pulmonary fibrosis in youth treated with radioiodine for juvenile thyroid cancer and lung metastases after Chernobyl
    Helge Hebestreit
    University Children s Hospital, Josef Schneider Str 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 38:1683-90. 2011
    ..The objective of this project was to systematically determine the prevalence and consequences of pulmonary fibrosis in youth with thyroid carcinoma and lung metastases from Belarus who were treated with radioiodine ((131)I)...
  98. ncbi request reprint Optimization of automatic bolus tracking for timing of the arterial phase of helical liver CT
    J J Sandstede
    , , Germany
    Eur Radiol 11:1396-400. 2001
    ..07). The outcome of automatic bolus tracking differs depending on the protocol used; however, optimal arterial phase imaging was seen in only 41% of patients, indicating only a trend for superior timing compared with a standard delay...
  99. pmc Chronic nonbacterial osteomyelitis in childhood: prospective follow-up during the first year of anti-inflammatory treatment
    Christine Beck
    Children s Hospital, Section of Paediatric Rheumatology, Osteology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 12:R74. 2010
    ..Prospectively followed cohorts using a standardized protocol in diagnosis and treatment have rarely been reported...
  100. doi request reprint Osteoarticular infection by Candida albicans in an infant with cystic fibrosis
    Kerstin Radike
    Children s Hospital University of Würzburg, Wurzburg, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 60:1542-5. 2011
    ..In the case of an invasive infection, prolonged treatment with a combination of antifungal drugs may be required...
  101. doi request reprint Abscess-forming lymphadenopathy and osteomyelitis in children with Bartonella henselae infection
    Regina Ridder-Schröter
    Children s Hospital, University of Wurzburg, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    J Med Microbiol 57:519-24. 2008
    ..All described lesions healed without residues. In immunocompetent patients, infection affects skin and draining lymph nodes; however, prolonged fever of unknown origin as in the fourth patient indicated a systemic complication of CSD...