Barbara Hoffmann

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Residential traffic exposure and coronary heart disease: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Biomarkers 14:74-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Residential exposure to urban air pollution, ankle-brachial index, and peripheral arterial disease
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Epidemiology 20:280-8. 2009
  3. pmc Chronic residential exposure to particulate matter air pollution and systemic inflammatory markers
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1302-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Influence of short-term exposure to ultrafine and fine particles on systemic inflammation
    Sabine Hertel
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:581-92. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Association of exercise capacity and the heart rate profile during exercise stress testing with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:665-76. 2009
  6. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure and coronary artery calcification among nonsmoking participants of a population-based cohort
    Frank Peinemann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1556-61. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Long-term residential exposure to urban air pollution, and repeated measures of systemic blood markers of inflammation and coagulation
    Anja Viehmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 72:656-63. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Are air pollution and traffic noise independently associated with atherosclerosis: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Hagen Kälsch
    West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 35:853-60. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Urban particulate matter air pollution is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis: results from the HNR (Heinz Nixdorf Recall) study
    Marcus Bauer
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1803-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of the natural history of coronary artery calcification and identification of its determinants. Rationale of the 2nd part of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 32:108-20. 2007

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Residential traffic exposure and coronary heart disease: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Biomarkers 14:74-8. 2009
    ..Special focus is placed on the association of long-term traffic exposure with subclinical atherosclerosis, the major underlying pathology for cardiovascular disease...
  2. doi request reprint Residential exposure to urban air pollution, ankle-brachial index, and peripheral arterial disease
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Epidemiology 20:280-8. 2009
    ..Long-term exposure to particulate air pollution has been associated with increased cardiovascular disease. Biologic pathways for this association are not fully understood...
  3. pmc Chronic residential exposure to particulate matter air pollution and systemic inflammatory markers
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1302-8. 2009
    ..Long-term exposure to urban air pollution may accelerate atherogenesis, but mechanisms are still unclear. The induction of a low-grade systemic inflammatory state is a plausible mechanistic pathway...
  4. doi request reprint Influence of short-term exposure to ultrafine and fine particles on systemic inflammation
    Sabine Hertel
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 25:581-92. 2010
    ..1% (95%-CI: 1.9, 12.6%) was found for the 21-day average. These results support the hypothesis that short-term exposure to traffic-related particles might lead to detrimental cardiovascular health effects via an inflammatory mechanism...
  5. doi request reprint Association of exercise capacity and the heart rate profile during exercise stress testing with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:665-76. 2009
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  6. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure and coronary artery calcification among nonsmoking participants of a population-based cohort
    Frank Peinemann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1556-61. 2011
    ..SHS increases the risk for acute cardiovascular events and may contribute to the development of atherosclerosis...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term residential exposure to urban air pollution, and repeated measures of systemic blood markers of inflammation and coagulation
    Anja Viehmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 72:656-63. 2015
    ..We used repeated measurements to examine the association of long-term fine and ultrafine particle exposure with several blood markers of inflammation and coagulation...
  8. doi request reprint Are air pollution and traffic noise independently associated with atherosclerosis: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Hagen Kälsch
    West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 35:853-60. 2014
    ..We investigate the independent associations of long-term exposure to fine PM and road traffic noise with thoracic aortic calcification (TAC), a reliable measure of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  9. doi request reprint Urban particulate matter air pollution is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis: results from the HNR (Heinz Nixdorf Recall) study
    Marcus Bauer
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1803-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association of long-term residential exposure to fine particles with carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Assessment of the natural history of coronary artery calcification and identification of its determinants. Rationale of the 2nd part of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 32:108-20. 2007
    ..The rationale of serial CAC quantification is discussed in this article.The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study will contribute to the appraisal of new imaging modalities in risk stratification...
  11. doi request reprint Childhood social position and associations between environmental exposures and health outcomes
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 212:146-56. 2009
    ..We investigated the distribution of environmental exposures and health outcomes in preschool children, and examined the role of social position on their associations...
  12. doi request reprint Ankle-Brachial Index but Neither Intima Media Thickness Nor Coronary Artery Calcification is Associated With Mild Cognitive Impairment
    Christian Weimar
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Alzheimers Dis 47:433-42. 2015
    ..Several studies have reported an association of atherosclerosis with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia independent of cardiovascular risk factors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Residence close to high traffic and prevalence of coronary heart disease
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:2696-702. 2006
    ..We aim to examine the relationship between the long-term residential exposure to traffic and prevalence of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  14. doi request reprint Association of short-term ozone and temperature with sleep disordered breathing
    Gerhard Weinreich
    Dept of Pneumology, Ruhrlandklinik, West German Lung Center, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Respir J 46:1361-9. 2015
    ..6°C (p-value for season-temperature interaction 0.08). We observed that AHI was not associated with PM10. This study suggests that short-term variations in ozone concentration and temperature are associated with SDB...
  15. pmc Air quality, stroke, and coronary events: results of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study from the Ruhr Region
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Leibniz Research Institute for Environmental Medicine, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Deanery of Medicine, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Department of Neurology, Essen University Hospital, Institute of Medical Sociology at the Medical Faculty, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, Essen University Hospital
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 112:195-201. 2015
    ..The Heinz Nixdorf Recall (HNR) study addressed the question of the effect of long-term air pollution on stroke and coronary events. Ambient acoustic noise was also considered as a risk factor...
  16. doi request reprint Quantification of the heat wave effect on cause-specific mortality in Essen, Germany
    Sabine Hertel
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:407-14. 2009
    ..66 (95% CI 1.19-2.23) 6 days after the heat wave. We found that periods with sustained heat especially affected respiratory mortality, whereas for cardiovascular and neoplastic mortality no distinct influence could be shown...
  17. doi request reprint Trends in mortality of pulmonary embolism--an international comparison
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen Medical School, Essen, Germany
    Thromb Res 125:303-8. 2010
    ..We analysed time trends of fatal pulmonary embolism in several countries across Europe and North America...
  18. doi request reprint Increased cause-specific mortality associated with 2003 heat wave in Essen, Germany
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:759-65. 2008
    ..Different mechanisms appear to influence cause-specific mortality, with strongest associations for respiratory mortality. Harvesting might play a role in mortality due to neoplasms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diesel exhaust and coal mine dust: lung cancer risk in occupational settings
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Clinics of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:253-65. 2006
    ..The evidence for coal mine dust is less convincing, but individual studies show an increase in risk of lung cancer in exposed workers...