Michael Halank

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Anxiety and depression disorders in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Dominik Harzheim
    Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension, Thoraxclinic University Hospital Heidelberg, Amalienstrasse 5, Heidelberg D 69126, Germany
    Respir Res 14:104. 2013
  2. pmc Exercise training in pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with connective tissue diseases
    Ekkehard Grunig
    Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension at Thoraxclinic Heidelberg, Thoraxclinic at the University Hospital Heidelberg, Amalienstrasse 5, Heidelberg, 69126, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R148. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Exercise capacity affects quality of life in patients with pulmonary hypertension
    Michael Halank
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, Technical University of Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01309, Dresden, Germany
    Lung 191:337-43. 2013
  4. pmc Long-term effects of intravenous iloprost in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension deteriorating on non-parenteral therapy
    Lars Knudsen
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hanover, Germany
    BMC Pulm Med 11:56. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Intimal pulmonary artery sarcoma presenting as severe dyspnea and right heart insufficiency
    Michael Halank
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitätsklinikum an der TU Dresden, TU Dresden, Germany
    Onkologie 33:313-6. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint [Diffuse smooth muscle proliferation of the lung and severe pulmonary hypertension]
    M Halank
    Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus der TU Dresden, Medizinische Klinik I
    Pneumologie 59:867-71. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Combination therapy for portopulmonary hypertension with intravenous iloprost and oral bosentan
    Michael Halank
    Internal Medicine I, Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, TU Dresden, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 155:376-80. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Nocturnal oxygen desaturation is a frequent complication in portopulmonary hypertension
    M Halank
    Medizinische Klinik I, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
    Z Gastroenterol 46:1260-5. 2008
  9. doi request reprint [Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease - a rare form of pulmonary arterial hypertension]
    M Halank
    Bereich Pneumologie, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:S212-4. 2008
  10. doi request reprint [Pulmonary complications of liver cirrhosis: hepatopulmonary syndrome, portopulmonary hypertension and hepatic hydrothorax]
    M Halank
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus der TU Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307, Dresden, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 51:255-63. 2010

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. pmc Anxiety and depression disorders in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
    Dominik Harzheim
    Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension, Thoraxclinic University Hospital Heidelberg, Amalienstrasse 5, Heidelberg D 69126, Germany
    Respir Res 14:104. 2013
    ..The objective of this prospective study was to assess the prevalence of anxiety and depression disorders and their association with quality of life (QoL), clinical parameters and survival in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH)...
  2. pmc Exercise training in pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with connective tissue diseases
    Ekkehard Grunig
    Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension at Thoraxclinic Heidelberg, Thoraxclinic at the University Hospital Heidelberg, Amalienstrasse 5, Heidelberg, 69126, Germany
    Arthritis Res Ther 14:R148. 2012
    ..The objective of this prospective study was to assess short- and long-term efficacy of exercise training (ET) as add-on to medical therapy in patients with connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (CTD-APAH)...
  3. doi request reprint Exercise capacity affects quality of life in patients with pulmonary hypertension
    Michael Halank
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, Technical University of Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01309, Dresden, Germany
    Lung 191:337-43. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Long-term effects of intravenous iloprost in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension deteriorating on non-parenteral therapy
    Lars Knudsen
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hanover, Germany
    BMC Pulm Med 11:56. 2011
    ..If these treatments fail, current guidelines recommend the addition of parenteral prostanoid therapy. There is, however, limited evidence for the efficacy of parenteral prostanoids when added to combinations of non-parenteral therapies...
  5. doi request reprint Intimal pulmonary artery sarcoma presenting as severe dyspnea and right heart insufficiency
    Michael Halank
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitätsklinikum an der TU Dresden, TU Dresden, Germany
    Onkologie 33:313-6. 2010
    ..Pulmonary artery sarcoma is a rare tumor with a poor prognosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Diffuse smooth muscle proliferation of the lung and severe pulmonary hypertension]
    M Halank
    Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus der TU Dresden, Medizinische Klinik I
    Pneumologie 59:867-71. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Combination therapy for portopulmonary hypertension with intravenous iloprost and oral bosentan
    Michael Halank
    Internal Medicine I, Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, TU Dresden, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 155:376-80. 2005
    ..Thus, combination therapy with IV iloprost and oral bosentan might be a promising new option for selected patients suffering from PPHTN and recurrent right heart failure...
  8. doi request reprint Nocturnal oxygen desaturation is a frequent complication in portopulmonary hypertension
    M Halank
    Medizinische Klinik I, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
    Z Gastroenterol 46:1260-5. 2008
    ..Nocturnal oxygen desaturations (NOS) are a common feature in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. In patients with portopulmonary hypertension (PPHT), the frequency, degree and potential causes of NOS are unknown...
  9. doi request reprint [Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease - a rare form of pulmonary arterial hypertension]
    M Halank
    Bereich Pneumologie, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:S212-4. 2008
    ..Treatment with medication approved for PAH may carry the risk of pulmonary edema. Currently the immediate listing for lung- or combined lung-heart-transplantation is recommended, once the diagnosis of PVOD has been established...
  10. doi request reprint [Pulmonary complications of liver cirrhosis: hepatopulmonary syndrome, portopulmonary hypertension and hepatic hydrothorax]
    M Halank
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus der TU Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307, Dresden, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 51:255-63. 2010
    ..In selected patients, beside intravenous prostanoids, oral endothelin receptor antagonists and phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors are possible treatment options...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Portopulmonary hypertension]
    M Halank
    Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus der TU Dresden, Medizinische Klinik I, Bereich Pneumologie, Dresden
    Z Gastroenterol 43:677-85. 2005
    ..Inhaled prostacyclin or its analogue iloprost or oral treatment with the endothelin-receptor antagonist bosentan may be promising alternatives which should be further investigated in randomized controlled trials...
  12. ncbi request reprint Severe pulmonary hypertension in chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis
    M Halank
    Medizinische Klinik I, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universitat Dresden, Deutschland
    Onkologie 27:472-4. 2004
    ..Chronic myeloproliferative disorders (CMPD) seem to be associated with an increased risk for pulmonary hypertension (PH)...
  13. pmc Long term survival in primary pulmonary hypertension
    M Halank
    University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Internal Medicine I, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Heart 90:e40. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Successful switch from long-term intravenous iloprost to non-invasive combination therapy in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Michael Halank
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Carl Gustav Carus University, Dresden, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:54-9. 2006
    ..These data suggest that selected patients with complications due to IV iloprost treatment can be safely switched to non-IV combination therapies...
  15. pmc Prolactin and its 16-kDa N-terminal fragment: are higher in patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension than in a healthy control group
    Uta Hönicke
    Department of Pulmonology, University Hospital Dresden, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Tex Heart Inst J 39:44-50. 2012
    ..These results indicate that prolactin and 16-kDa PRL might play a role in the pathophysiology of precapillary pulmonary hypertension...
  16. doi request reprint MR-proADM Predicts Exercise Capacity and Survival Superior to Other Biomarkers in PH
    Martin Kolditz
    Division of Pulmonology, Medical Department I, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universitat Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307, Dresden, Germany
    Lung 193:901-10. 2015
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Portopulmonary hypertension
    Michael Halank
    Carl Gustav Carus University Dresden, Internal Medicine I, Fetscherstr 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    J Gastroenterol 41:837-47. 2006
    ..Other agents such as beta-blockers seem to be harmful to patients with moderate to severe portopulmonary hypertension. Up-to-date, randomized, double-blind, controlled clinical trials are lacking and are needed urgently...
  18. doi request reprint Adrenal function is related to prognosis in moderate community-acquired pneumonia
    M Kolditz
    Dept of Pulmonology, Medical Clinic 1, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Fetscherstr 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Eur Respir J 36:615-21. 2010
    ..Adrenal function is related to the prognosis of CAP. The diagnostic accuracy of serum cortisol equals that of the PSI score. Serum cortisol should be evaluated within clinical prediction scores on larger studies...
  19. doi request reprint [Acute pulmonary embolism]
    S Braun
    Medizinische Klinik I Pneumologie, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 135:1803-14; quiz 1814-8. 2010
    ..In haemodynamically stable patients sequential diagnostic workup and prompt therapeutic anticoagulation is recommended...
  20. doi request reprint [Hemoptysis because of pulmonary vein stenosis and occlusion after pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation]
    S Braun
    Medizinische Klinik I Pneumologie, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus Dresden
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 136:626-30. 2011
    ..After the PVA she had initially received oral anticoagulation, but this had been stopped because of the hemoptysis. Physical examination at admission to our hospital was unremarkable except for moderate obesity and arterial hypertension..
  21. ncbi request reprint L-arginine plasma levels and severity of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    J Beyer
    University Clinic Dresden, Medical Clinic III, Dept of Vascular Medicine, Germany
    Vasa 37:61-7. 2008
    ..This study was performed to investigate possible correlations between the plasma levels of the NO-related aminoacids L-arginine, L-citrulline and N-hydroxy-L-arginine (L-NHA) and the severity of iPAH...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Twin pregnancy and severe obstructive sleep apnea]
    S Langner
    Bereich Pneumologie, Medizinische Klinik I, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 211:93-7. 2007
    ..Possible explanations include the short treatment duration and existence of twin pregnancy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Localized pulmonary infection associated with Mycobacterium tilburgii in an HIV-infected patient
    M Kolditz
    Dept of Pulmonology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Fetscherstr 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Infection 33:278-81. 2005
    ..As it responds to antimycobacterial combination therapy, efforts to establish the diagnosis using PCR methods in patients with suspected pulmonary disease due to mycobacteria other than tuberculosis should be undertaken...
  24. ncbi request reprint High diagnostic accuracy of NT-proBNP for cardiac origin of pleural effusions
    M Kolditz
    Dept of Pulmonology, Medical Clinic I, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Fetscherstr 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    Eur Respir J 28:144-50. 2006
    ..Thus measuring N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide is a valuable additional diagnostic tool for the detection or exclusion of cardiac origin of pleural effusions...
  25. doi request reprint Haemoptysis due to pulmonary venous stenosis
    Silke Braun
    Medical Clinic I, Dept of Pneumology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany Dept of Radiology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany Dept of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany Medical Clinic III, ZIM Cardiology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Respir Rev 23:170-9. 2014
    ..Pulmonary venous stenosis should be considered in patients with haemoptysis...
  26. doi request reprint Early recurrence of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in two HIV-infected patients: linking infection relapse and immune reconstitution syndrome
    Martin Kolditz
    Departments of Pulmonology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Respirology 14:910-2. 2009
    ..Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches as well as the need to establish risk factors for infection recurrence or early immune reconstitution syndrome are highlighted...
  27. pmc Fingolimod in a patient with heart failure on the background of pulmonary arterial hypertension and coronary artery disease
    Katja Thomas
    Center of Clinical Neuroscience, Department of Neurology, Neurological University Clinic Dresden, University Clinic Carl Gustav Carus Dresden, University of Technology Dresden, Fetscherstr, 74, 01307 Dresden, Germany
    BMC Neurol 14:126. 2014
    ..Despite extensive data on cardiovascular safety, experience with fingolimod in patients with concomitant cardiological disease, especially within the pulmonary circulation, is rare...
  28. ncbi request reprint Short-course antimicrobial therapy for community-acquired pneumonia
    Martin Kolditz
    Department of Pulmonology, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden, Germany
    Treat Respir Med 4:231-9. 2005
    ..This article summarizes current evidence for short-course therapy in patients with CAP and draws conclusions for clinical practice...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of severe pneumonia--community-acquired and "early onset" nosocomial]
    Gert Höffken
    Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
    Med Klin (Munich) 99:362-71. 2004
    ..Because of the substantial mortality, particularly among the elderly or in patients with specific underlying diseases, it is essential that initial antimicrobial therapy covers the most likely causative organism(s)...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Parapneumonic effusion and pleural empyema - topical aspects of classification, diagnosis and treatment]
    M Kolditz
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitatsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Dresden
    Pneumologie 58:83-91. 2004
    ..This overview summarizes the actual aspects of classification, diagnosis and treatment of the parapneumonic effusion and draws conclusions for the daily management of this condition...
  31. ncbi request reprint Use of oral endothelin-receptor antagonist bosentan in the treatment of portopulmonary hypertension
    Michael Halank
    Transplantation 77:1775-6. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Use of aerosolized inhaled iloprost in the treatment of portopulmonary hypertension
    Michael Halank
    J Gastroenterol 39:1222-3. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy and survival with first-line inhaled iloprost therapy in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Christian F Opitz
    Department of Cardiology, DRK Kliniken Berlin Westend, Spandauer Damm 130, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:1895-902. 2005
    ..To describe the long-term clinical efficacy of inhaled iloprost as first-line vasodilator mono-therapy in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH)...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Sildenafil in pulmonary hypertension]
    Ralf Ewert
    Pneumologie 57:291; author reply 291-2; discussion 292. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint Exercise and respiratory training improve exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with severe chronic pulmonary hypertension
    Derliz Mereles
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Circulation 114:1482-9. 2006
    ..The present study is the first prospective randomized study to evaluate the effects of exercise and respiratory training in patients with severe symptomatic PH...
  36. ncbi request reprint Continuous intravenous iloprost to revert treatment failure of first-line inhaled iloprost therapy in patients with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Ralf Ewert
    Klinik für Innere Medizin B, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 96:211-7. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Complications of right heart catheterization procedures in patients with pulmonary hypertension in experienced centers
    Marius M Hoeper
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:2546-52. 2006
    ..This study sought to assess the risks associated with right heart catheter procedures in patients with pulmonary hypertension...
  38. ncbi request reprint Impairment of respiratory muscle function in pulmonary hypertension
    Hans Joachim Kabitz
    Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Freiburg, D 79106 Freiburg Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 114:165-71. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the 6-min walking distance is significantly linked to parameters assessing inspiratory muscle strength...