Knut Kroger

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Lymphoedema and lipoedema of the extremities
    K Kroger
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Angiologie, Universitätsklinik Essen, Germany
    Vasa 37:39-51. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients in Germany in 2005: data from the Federal Statistical Office
    Knut Kroger
    Interdisciplinary Decubitus Project, Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Gerontology 55:281-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint An unequal social distribution of peripheral arterial disease and the possible explanations: results from a population-based study
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Vasc Med 14:289-96. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease - results of the Heinz Nixdorf recall study
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:279-85. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers in secondary care: incidence, prevalence, and relevance
    Jurgen Stausberg
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:140-5. 2005
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk in masters male marathon runners. Rationale and design of the "marathon study"
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 31:575-85. 2006
  8. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors and signs of subclinical atherosclerosis in the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Raimund Erbel
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 105:1-8. 2008
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and economic burden of pulmonary embolism in Germany
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, HELIOS Klinikum Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
    Vasc Med 17:303-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Lymphoedema and lipoedema of the extremities
    K Kroger
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Angiologie, Universitätsklinik Essen, Germany
    Vasa 37:39-51. 2008
    ..Lipoedema is a different entity but patients are still fighting for acceptance. The mutual relation of lipoedema and obesity and the poor knowledge of the underlying mechanisms limit the acceptance of lipoedema as a relevant disease...
  2. doi request reprint Prevalence of pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients in Germany in 2005: data from the Federal Statistical Office
    Knut Kroger
    Interdisciplinary Decubitus Project, Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Gerontology 55:281-7. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint An unequal social distribution of peripheral arterial disease and the possible explanations: results from a population-based study
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Vasc Med 14:289-96. 2009
    ..Diabetes prevention and smoking prevention and cessation programs need to specifically target individuals of lower income and education. According to our findings, prevention of PAD would benefit extraordinarily...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of peripheral arterial disease - results of the Heinz Nixdorf recall study
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:279-85. 2006
    ..This report presents population-based estimates of the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), chronic critical limb ischemia (CLI), and Moenckeberg's medial calcinosis (MC) in Germany...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers in secondary care: incidence, prevalence, and relevance
    Jurgen Stausberg
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:140-5. 2005
    ..To compare point and period prevalence rates...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk in masters male marathon runners. Rationale and design of the "marathon study"
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 31:575-85. 2006
    ..The predictive value of modern imaging- and non-imaging-based markers of risk that can be used for risk stratification in masters endurance athletes still deserves exploration...
  8. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors and signs of subclinical atherosclerosis in the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Raimund Erbel
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Universitat Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 105:1-8. 2008
    ..Modern investigation modalities allow markers of atherosclerosis to be detected at a subclinical stage. The aim of the study was to analyze the prevalence of these markers in relation to traditional risk factors...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence and economic burden of pulmonary embolism in Germany
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, HELIOS Klinikum Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
    Vasc Med 17:303-9. 2012
    ..Treatment costs within the first year after hospital discharge are high, and there is a need to clarify the settings associated with PE in Germany with its high rate of prophylaxis...
  11. doi request reprint Cost associated with D-Dimer screening for acute aortic dissection
    Theodoros Moysidis
    Department of Angiology, HELIOS Klinikum Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
    Adv Ther 28:1038-44. 2011
    ..This study also looked at the association of DD levels with diagnoses frequently seen in patients with dyspnea or chest pain...
  12. doi request reprint Increasing pressure ulcer rates and changes in delivery of care: a retrospective analysis at a University Clinic
    Jurgen Stausberg
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 19:1504-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the relation between pressure ulcers and delivery of care...
  13. doi request reprint Pulmonary embolism in young males and females in Germany: data from the Federal Statistical Office
    Theodoros Moysidis
    Department of Angiology, HELIOS Klinikum Krefeld, Lutherplatz 40, Krefeld, Germany
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 21:511-5. 2010
    ..Males catch up by the ages of 32-33 year...
  14. ncbi request reprint Value of plasma fibrin D-dimers for detection of acute aortic dissection
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:804-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this research was to assess the value of systemic inflammatory biomarkers in the detection of acute aortic dissection (AD)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of pressure ulcer diagnosis and grading: an image-based survey
    Jurgen Stausberg
    Medical Faculty, Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:1316-23. 2007
    ..The reliability and validity of pressure ulcer diagnosis and grading are major methodological issues in studies and reports on pressure ulcer frequency...
  16. doi request reprint Low-molecular-weight heparin in patients with advanced cirrhosis
    Lars P Bechmann
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Liver Int 31:75-82. 2011
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the pharmacokinetics of LMWH in patients with cirrhosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Problem focused integration of information, quality and process management with empirical research: The example of the Essen Interdisciplinary Pressure Ulcer Project
    Jurgen Stausberg
    Institute of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, Medical Faculty, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Stud Health Technol Inform 122:609-12. 2006
    ..In the future, it will be necessary to extend the approach to other relevant nursing problems and to replace the redundant documentation (paper-based as well as electronic) by an electronic health record...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Role of lipid lowering therapy in patients with peripheral arterial occlusive disease]
    Thomas Wittlinger
    Klinik und Polklinik für Angiologie, Universitätsklinik Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 29:12-6. 2004
    ..The mechanisms improving physical activity whithout affecting PAOD outcome have to be investigated...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risk management after peripheral arterial interventions
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Evid Based Cardiovasc Med 9:251-4. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Images in vascular medicine. Diagnosis of giant cell arteritis with PET/CT
    Gerald Antoch
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Vasc Med 8:281-2. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography/computed tomography improves diagnostics of inflammatory arteritis
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Heart Vessels 20:179-83. 2005
    ..The advantages in differentiation of vessel wall structures compared with PET or CT alone are pointed out...
  24. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical incompatibility of popliteal stent placement
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 11:686-94. 2004
    ..To demonstrate the concept of biomechanical incompatibility, we present several illustrations of different stent designs placed in the popliteal artery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sonographic correlate of stationary waves
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Clin Ultrasound 32:158-61. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of age, height, and body mass index on arterial diameters in infants and children: a model for predicting femoral artery diameters prior to cardiovascular procedures
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 11:419-23. 2004
    ..To measure common femoral artery (CFA) diameters in infants and children referred for cardiac catheterization and investigate if CFA diameters can be predicted upon the basis of age, body mass index (BMI), and height...
  27. doi request reprint Prescription of enoxaparin is associated with decreasing pulmonary embolism mortality rate in Germany
    Carolin Pütter
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital, Essen, Germany
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 40:468-73. 2015
    ..Including the time trend in the model does not alter the results. Our study shows that increasing number of prescribed Enoxaparin in an outpatient setting might be one determinant of decreasing PE mortality rate in Germany since 2004. ..
  28. ncbi request reprint [Peripheral arterial occlusive disease--the forgotten arteriosclerosis]
    Knut Kroger
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Angiologie, Universitätsklinik Essen
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:21. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint Dyslipoproteinemia and peripheral arterial occlusive disease
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Angiology 55:135-8. 2004
    ..There is an urgent need for appropriately designed lipid-lowering trials in patients with PAOD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Toe pressure measurements compared to ankle artery pressure measurements
    Knut Kroger
    Department of Angiology, University of Essen, Germany
    Angiology 54:39-44. 2003
    ..The optical measurement was more suitable for toe pressure measurement because it could be used in 90% of all patients. All in all, toe pressure measurements are more useful to exclude CLI than to prove it...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of gender on femoral access complications secondary to application of a collagen-based vascular closure device
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Invasive Cardiol 16:247-50. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint [Ulcers associated with arteriovenous fistula within a Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome: arterial and/or venous therapy?]
    J Klode
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Essen, Germany
    Vasa 36:134-7. 2007
    ..The pathogenesis and therapy of ulcers associated with arteriovenous fistula within a Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome are discussed in this case report...