Hans Werner Hense

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of a recalibrated Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation cardiovascular risk chart: results from Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation Germany
    Hans Werner Hense
    Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:409-15. 2008
  2. pmc Increasing number of components of the metabolic syndrome and cardiac structural and functional abnormalities--cross-sectional study of the general population
    Ana Azevedo
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:17. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The associations of body size and body composition with left ventricular mass: impacts for indexation in adults
    H W Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, University Munster, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:451-7. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Once at risk--forever at risk? The long-term impact of cardiovascular risk factors on death
    Hans Werner Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University Munster, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:409-10. 2004
  5. pmc Cancer incidence in type 2 diabetes patients - first results from a feasibility study of the D2C cohort
    Hans Werner Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine Westphalian Wilhelms University, Domagk Str, 3, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 3:15. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint [Is there any obligation to maintain and promote health?]
    Hans Werner Hense
    Bereich Klinische Epidemiologie, Institut für Epidemiologie und Sozialmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Munster
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:300-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Postmodernism versus idealism in public health
    Hans Werner Hense
    Hans Werner Hense, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Domagkstrasse 3, Münster 48129, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:813-4. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Framingham risk function overestimates risk of coronary heart disease in men and women from Germany--results from the MONICA Augsburg and the PROCAM cohorts
    Hans Werner Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University Muenster, D 48129, Muenster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 24:937-45. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint [In many hypertensive patients the systolic pressure remains uncontrolled. Is the selection of 140 mm Hg as the goal value too low?]
    H W Hense
    Inst für Epidemiologie und Sozialmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Munster
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:38-41. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Why is blood pressure control unsatisfactory--or is it?
    Hans W Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, University Hospital, Munster, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1547-50. 2002

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Publications55

  1. doi request reprint Evaluation of a recalibrated Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation cardiovascular risk chart: results from Systematic Coronary Risk Evaluation Germany
    Hans Werner Hense
    Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:409-15. 2008
    ..The 10-year risk of fatal CVD predicted by SCORE Germany (P) was evaluated against the risk observed in the general population using official mortality data (O)...
  2. pmc Increasing number of components of the metabolic syndrome and cardiac structural and functional abnormalities--cross-sectional study of the general population
    Ana Azevedo
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 7:17. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The associations of body size and body composition with left ventricular mass: impacts for indexation in adults
    H W Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, University Munster, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 32:451-7. 1998
    ..We investigated the relationship between body size, body composition and left ventricular mass (LVM) in adults, and assessed the impact of different indexations of LVM on its associations with gender, adiposity and blood pressure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Once at risk--forever at risk? The long-term impact of cardiovascular risk factors on death
    Hans Werner Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University Munster, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:409-10. 2004
  5. pmc Cancer incidence in type 2 diabetes patients - first results from a feasibility study of the D2C cohort
    Hans Werner Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine Westphalian Wilhelms University, Domagk Str, 3, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 3:15. 2011
    ..A large prospective study in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), the German D2C cohort, is presently being enumerated to investigate risk factors of incident cancer in diabetic patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Is there any obligation to maintain and promote health?]
    Hans Werner Hense
    Bereich Klinische Epidemiologie, Institut für Epidemiologie und Sozialmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Munster
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:300-6. 2007
    ..This paper argues that these are either unpractical (risk surcharges) or directly unfair (increased financial burden on the chronically ill who did not attend free screening)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Postmodernism versus idealism in public health
    Hans Werner Hense
    Hans Werner Hense, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Domagkstrasse 3, Münster 48129, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:813-4. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Framingham risk function overestimates risk of coronary heart disease in men and women from Germany--results from the MONICA Augsburg and the PROCAM cohorts
    Hans Werner Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University Muenster, D 48129, Muenster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 24:937-45. 2003
    ..However, differences in population risk levels compromise the external validity of these risk functions...
  9. ncbi request reprint [In many hypertensive patients the systolic pressure remains uncontrolled. Is the selection of 140 mm Hg as the goal value too low?]
    H W Hense
    Inst für Epidemiologie und Sozialmedizin, Universitatsklinikum Munster
    MMW Fortschr Med 144:38-41. 2002
    ..The wish to achieve the best possible control should not tempt us to close our eyes to the realistic potentials--and limitations--of medical care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Why is blood pressure control unsatisfactory--or is it?
    Hans W Hense
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, University Hospital, Munster, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1547-50. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint The trade-off between population and individual benefit of screening
    Hans W Hense
    Institut für Epidemiologie und Sozialmedizin, Universitat Munster
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 100:505-13. 2006
    ..This requires the determination of interval cancer rates on the basis of complete population-based cancer registries...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Risky high blood pressure, lipid and blood glucose values. Are blood pressure patients underserved?]
    H W Hense
    Bereich Klinische Epidemiologie, Institut für Epidemiologie und Sozialmedizin, Univ Klinikum Münster
    MMW Fortschr Med 143:26-8. 2001
    ..It is to be expected that epidemiological investigations will help provide relevant data...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with tumor volume and primary metastases in Ewing tumors: results from the (EI)CESS studies
    H W Hense
    Institut für Epidemiologie und Sozialmedizin, Bereich Klinische Epidemiologie, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Germany
    Ann Oncol 10:1073-7. 1999
    ..We sought to assess the prevalence of critical tumor size and primary metastases in a large national sample of patients at the time of first diagnosis and to identify factors that are associated with their occurrence...
  14. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers in age-related maculopathy: cross-sectional analysis from the Muenster Aging and Retina Study
    Burkhard Dasch
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Muenster, Germany
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:1501-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate recent reports indicating that plasma levels of fibrinogen and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP) are associated with age-related maculopathy (ARM)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Modeling smoking history: a comparison of different approaches in the MARS study on age-related maculopathy
    Bruno Neuner
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Ann Epidemiol 17:615-21. 2007
    ..We evaluated the benefit of various smoking-related variables in modeling the association of smoking with ARM and AMD in a mixed sample of current, former, and never smokers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of macular carotenoids in relation to age-related maculopathy: the Muenster Aging and Retina Study (MARS)
    Burkhard Dasch
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Muenster, Domagkstrasse 3, 48149, Muenster, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:1028-35. 2005
    ..We evaluated the association between blood concentrations of lutein (L) and zeaxanthin (Z) and age-related maculopathy (ARM) in a case-control analysis of the baseline examination of the Muenster Ageing and Retina Study (MARS)...
  17. doi request reprint Profiles of macular pigment optical density and their changes following supplemental lutein and zeaxanthin: new results from the LUNA study
    Meike Zeimer
    Institute of Ophthalmology, St Franziskus Hospital, Munster, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:4852-9. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint The ringlike structure of macular pigment in age-related maculopathy: results from the Muenster Aging and Retina Study (MARS)
    Martha Dietzel
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:8016-24. 2011
    ..The authors investigated in a cross-sectional manner the presence of ringlike structures, their determinants, and their relationship with ARM...
  19. doi request reprint The association of retinal structure and macular pigment distribution
    Verena Meyer Zu Westrup
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical Faculty, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Munster, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 55:1169-75. 2014
    ..This study aimed at investigating how retinal anatomic structures relate with the spatial MPOD distribution in single eyes...
  20. doi request reprint Digital mammography screening: association between detection rate and nuclear grade of ductal carcinoma in situ
    Stefanie Weigel
    From the Department of Clinical Radiology and Reference Center for Mammography, Medical Faculty and University Hospital Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, Gebäude A1, 48149 Muenster, Germany S W, w h, S B Epidemiological Cancer Registry of North Rhine Westphalia, Muenster, Germany O H, H W H and Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical Faculty of Westfälische Wilhelms University, Muenster, Germany H W H
    Radiology 271:38-44. 2014
    ..To determine the relationship between overall detection rates of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and the specific detection rates of low-, intermediate-, and high-grade DCIS at the start of a digital mammography screening program...
  21. doi request reprint LOC387715, smoking and their prognostic impact on visual functional status in age-related macular degeneration-The Muenster Aging and Retina Study (MARS) cohort
    Bruno Neuner
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Section, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:148-54. 2008
    ..To prospectively evaluate the impact of homozygosity in the A69S-SNP of the LOC387715-gene, smoking history, and their interaction on visual functional status (v-FS) in age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  22. doi request reprint Susceptibility genes and progression in age-related maculopathy: a study of single eyes
    Astrid Farwick
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:731-6. 2010
    ..The present study was conducted to investigated whether variants in three susceptibility genes are differentially associated with progression to early and late AMD...
  23. doi request reprint The contribution of genetic factors to phenotype and progression of drusen in early age-related macular degeneration
    Martha Dietzel
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1 D 3, 48129, Munster, Germany
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 252:1273-81. 2014
    ..We aimed to assess the association of drusen as phenotypic characteristics of early AMD and their progression with polymorphisms in the CFH, ABCA1, and ARMS2 genes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with differences in antihypertensive drug treatment: results from the MONICA Augsburg Population Surveys 1989/90 and 1994/95
    Christiane Gasse
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster
    Soz Praventivmed 47:128-42. 2002
    ..To investigate in a population-based sample of hypertensive men and women the impact of factors that determine frequency and pattern of antihypertensive treatment...
  25. doi request reprint Determinants of macular pigment optical density and its relation to age-related maculopathy: results from the Muenster Aging and Retina Study (MARS)
    Martha Dietzel
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:3452-7. 2011
    ..Determinants of MP optical density (MPOD) and its relation to ARM were investigated...
  26. pmc Small-area spatio-temporal analyses of participation rates in the mammography screening program in the city of Dortmund (NW Germany)
    Dorothea Lemke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical Faculty, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1 D3, D 48149, Munster, Germany
    BMC Public Health 15:1190. 2015
    ..e. statistical districts) for the city of Dortmund in northwest Germany and to identify demographic and socioeconomic risk factors that contribute to non-response to screening invitations...
  27. pmc Changes of macular pigment optical density in elderly eyes: a longitudinal analysis from the MARS study
    Verena Meyer Zu Westrup
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical Faculty, Westfalische Wilhelms University, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1, D 3, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Int J Retina Vitreous 2:14. 2016
    ..Macular pigment (MP) has been related to the occurrence of age related macular degeneration (AMD). We investigated prospectively in eyes of elderly individuals how magnitude and spatial distribution of MP had changed after 4 years...
  28. pmc Comparing adaptive and fixed bandwidth-based kernel density estimates in spatial cancer epidemiology
    Dorothea Lemke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical Faculty, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Munster, Germany
    Int J Health Geogr 14:15. 2015
    ..This study was set up to evaluate the sRRF estimation methods, comparing fixed with adaptive bandwidth-based KDE, and how they were able to detect 'risk areas' with case data from a population-based cancer registry...
  29. pmc The incidence of interval cancers in the German mammography screening program: results from the population-based cancer registry in North Rhine-Westphalia
    Oliver Heidinger
    Epidemiological Cancer Registry North Rhine Westphalia, Munster, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 109:781-7. 2012
    ..In this study, we use the rate of interval cancers as an important surrogate indicator for evaluating the German mammography screening program (MSP)...
  30. doi request reprint Efficacy of emergency department-initiated tobacco control--systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Gwen Lisa Rabe
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:643-55. 2013
    ..Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials evaluating the efficacy of emergency department-initiated tobacco control (ETC)...
  31. doi request reprint Sense of coherence as a predictor of quality of life in adolescents with congenital heart defects: a register-based 1-year follow-up study
    Bruno Neuner
    From the Clinical Epidemiology Section, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany Department of Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany Department of Medical Psychology and Medical Sociology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany Centre for Health Services and Nursing Research, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects, National CHD Register, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin DHZB, Berlin, Germany Pediatric Haematology Oncology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:316-27. 2011
    ..Sense of coherence (SOC) is a resource for health and quality of life (QoL) in adults. The aim of this investigation was to prospectively evaluate the association between SOC and QoL in adolescents with congenital heart defects (CHDs)...
  32. doi request reprint Trends in advanced breast cancer incidence rates after implementation of a mammography screening program in a German population
    Alexandra Simbrich
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol 44:44-51. 2016
    ..We analyzed the time trends of advanced-stage breast cancer incidence rates in the target population before and after implementation of the MSP in a region of northwestern Germany...
  33. pmc Establishing the bidirectional relationship between depression and subclinical arteriosclerosis--rationale, design, and characteristics of the BiDirect Study
    Henning Teismann
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    BMC Psychiatry 14:174. 2014
    ..However, the biological mechanisms and the behavioral pathways that lead from depression to arteriosclerosis and vice versa remain to be exactly determined...
  34. pmc Detecting cancer clusters in a regional population with local cluster tests and Bayesian smoothing methods: a simulation study
    Dorothea Lemke
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Medical Faculty, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Albert Schweitzer Campus 1 D3, D 48149, Munster, Germany
    Int J Health Geogr 12:54. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Smoking history and the incidence of age-related macular degeneration--results from the Muenster Aging and Retina Study (MARS) cohort and systematic review and meta-analysis of observational longitudinal studies
    Bruno Neuner
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Clinical Epidemiology Section, University of Muenster, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Addict Behav 34:938-47. 2009
    ..50 [0.29-0.89] per log(year). Current smoking nearly triples AMD incidence, while smoking cessation lowers AMD incidence in a non-linear fashion even in the elderly...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinical syndrome suggestive of heart failure is frequently attributable to non-cardiac disorders--population-based study
    Ana Azevedo
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, and Heart Failure Clinic, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital S Joao, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Heart Fail 9:391-6. 2007
    ..To assess how often the clinical syndrome (CS) of heart failure is attributable to alternative, including non-cardiac, explanations...
  37. ncbi request reprint Potentially modifiable classic risk factors and their impact on incident myocardial infarction: results from the EPIC-Potsdam study
    Christin Heidemann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:65-71. 2007
    ..Prospective data on the importance of established risk factors for myocardial infarction in Germany are sparse...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Planning, implementation and evaluation of cancer screening programs]
    Klaus Giersiepen
    Bremer Institut für Präventionsforschung und Sozialmedizin BIPS
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 101:43-9. 2007
    ..The new Mammography Screening Program for the first time offers a screening test in Germany that is embedded in a quality monitoring program evaluating at least intermediate outcome parameters...
  39. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator--activated receptor alpha gene regulates left ventricular growth in response to exercise and hypertension
    Yalda Jamshidi
    Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics, Department of Medicine, University College London Medical School, London, UK
    Circulation 105:950-5. 2002
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Hypertension prevalence and blood pressure levels in 6 European countries, Canada, and the United States
    Katharina Wolf-Maier
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Ill 60153, USA
    JAMA 289:2363-9. 2003
    ..Geographic variations in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and associated risk factors have been recognized worldwide. However, little attention has been directed to potential differences in hypertension between Europe and North America...
  41. ncbi request reprint Haematocrit levels and left ventricular geometry: results of the MONICA Augsburg Echocardiographic Substudy
    Jan Stritzke
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    J Hypertens 25:1301-9. 2007
    ..Extreme alterations in blood count such as anaemia or polycythemia are known to cause circulatory changes and, if these alterations persist, adaptations of cardiac geometry...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relation of the G protein beta3-subunit polymorphism with left ventricle structure and function
    Kamil Sedlacek
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Innere Medizin II, Universitat Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Hypertension 40:162-7. 2002
    ..In conclusion, we were not able to confirm the previously published associations of the G protein beta3-subunit C825T polymorphism with LV structure and diastolic function...
  43. doi request reprint Characterization of the GNAQ promoter and association of increased Gq expression with cardiac hypertrophy in humans
    Ulrich H Frey
    Institute of Pharmacogenetics, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:888-97. 2008
    ..However, mechanisms regulating transcription of the human GNAQ gene encoding the Gq protein are unknown and single-nucleotide polymorphisms have not been reported...
  44. ncbi request reprint Response to Conroy et al. SCORE Project
    Gerd Assmann
    Eur Heart J 24:2070-1; author reply 2071. 2003
  45. pmc Risk factor scoring for coronary heart disease
    Hans Werner Hense
    BMJ 327:1238-9. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Observations, predictions and decisions--assessing cardiovascular risk assessment
    Hans Werner Hense
    Int J Epidemiol 33:235-9. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Lack of association of a 9 bp insertion/deletion polymorphism within the bradykinin 2 receptor gene with myocardial infarction
    Marcus Fischer
    Clinic for Internal Medicine 2, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 107:505-11. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that the 9 bp insertion/deletion polymorphism of the BK B2 receptor gene is neither related to the prevalence of MI nor to left ventricular function after MI...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association of the T8590C polymorphism of CYP4A11 with hypertension in the MONICA Augsburg echocardiographic substudy
    Bjoern Mayer
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinik Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, D 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Hypertension 46:766-71. 2005
    ..In contrast, we found no blood pressure-independent modulatory effect of CYP4A11 T8590C on cardiac size, structure, and function...
  49. ncbi request reprint Regional disparities of hypertension prevalence and management within Germany
    Christa Meisinger
    Central Hospital of Augsburg, MONICA KORA Myocardial Infarction Register, Augsburg, Germany
    J Hypertens 24:293-9. 2006
    ..To investigate regional variations in the prevalence and management of hypertension in two communities in the north-east and the south-west of Germany...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of low-grade urinary albumin excretion with left ventricular hypertrophy in the general population: the MONICA/KORA Augsburg Echocardiographic Substudy
    Wolfgang Lieb
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2780-7. 2006
    ..We investigated whether sub-threshold microalbuminuria or mildly decreased estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) are related to left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH) in the general population...
  51. ncbi request reprint Association of a functional polymorphism in the CYP4A11 gene with systolic blood pressure in survivors of myocardial infarction
    Björn Mayer
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    J Hypertens 24:1965-70. 2006
    ..The present study aimed to investigate the impact of the functionally relevant T8590C polymorphism of this gene on blood pressure and the prevalence of hypertension in MI patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint No association of the CYP3A5*1 allele with blood pressure and left ventricular mass and geometry: the KORA/MONICA Augsburg echocardiographic substudy
    Wolfgang Lieb
    Medizinische Klinik 2, Universitatsklinikum Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    Clin Sci (Lond) 111:365-72. 2006
    ..We conclude that CYP3A5*1 exhibits no significant effect on BP, LVM and LV geometry in the KORA/MONICA echocardiographic substudy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Association between arterial pressure and coronary artery calcification
    Björn Mayer
    Medizinische Klinik II, Universitatsklinik Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    J Hypertens 25:1731-8. 2007
    ..This study investigates conditions affecting CAC severity in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) undergoing coronary angiography...
  54. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and heart failure stages
    Ana Azevedo
    Dept of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319, Porto, Portugal
    Psychosomatics 49:42-8. 2008
    ..Women scored significantly higher on the BDI. Adjusted BDI scores increased linearly with heart failure stages in women, whereas, in men, only Stage C was associated with a significantly higher score...
  55. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific differences of cardiac remodeling in subjects with left ventricular dysfunction: a population-based study
    Andreas Luchner
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Innere Medizin II, University of Regensburg, Regensburg
    Cardiovasc Res 53:720-7. 2002
    ..In the current population-based study, it was our objective to evaluate the implications of gender on the association between impaired left ventricular (LV) function and mass as well as neurohumoral activation...