E Bernd Ringelstein

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cerebral small vessel diseases: cerebral microangiopathies
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurol 18:179-88. 2005
  2. pmc Clinical, paraclinical and serological findings in Susac syndrome: an international multicenter study
    Sven Jarius
    Molecular Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neuroinflammation 11:46. 2014
  3. pmc Severe leukoencephalopathy with fulminant cerebral edema reflecting immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome during HIV infection: a case report
    Christian Oelschlaeger
    University Hospital Muenster, Department of Neurology, A, Schweitzer Str, 33, D 48129 Muenster, Germany
    J Med Case Rep 4:214. 2010
  4. pmc Heart rate monitoring on the stroke unit. What does heart beat tell about prognosis? An observational study
    Martin A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    BMC Neurol 11:47. 2011
  5. pmc Do nasogastric tubes worsen dysphagia in patients with acute stroke?
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    BMC Neurol 8:28. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Cerebral small vessel diseases: manifestations in young women
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurol 19:55-62. 2006
  7. doi request reprint [Comprehensive stroke unit]
    E B Ringelstein
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster
    Nervenarzt 82:778-84. 2011
  8. doi request reprint European Stroke Facilities Survey: the German and Austrian perspective
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    University Hospital Munster, Department of Neurology, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:138-45. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Hereditary and non-hereditary microangiopathies in the young. An up-date
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Neurol Sci 299:81-5. 2010
  10. pmc Volume estimation of the thalamus using freesurfer and stereology: consistency between methods
    Simon S Keller
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neuroinformatics 10:341-50. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Cerebral small vessel diseases: cerebral microangiopathies
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurol 18:179-88. 2005
    ..In this review, we will highlight current evidence on pathophysiology and genetics, new imaging tools, and treatment options...
  2. pmc Clinical, paraclinical and serological findings in Susac syndrome: an international multicenter study
    Sven Jarius
    Molecular Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Neuroinflammation 11:46. 2014
    ..Recently, a role for anti-endothelial cell antibodies (AECA) in SuS has been proposed...
  3. pmc Severe leukoencephalopathy with fulminant cerebral edema reflecting immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome during HIV infection: a case report
    Christian Oelschlaeger
    University Hospital Muenster, Department of Neurology, A, Schweitzer Str, 33, D 48129 Muenster, Germany
    J Med Case Rep 4:214. 2010
    ..Generally, immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome is based on opportunistic infections, but rare cases of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome inducing demyelinization of the nervous system have also been observed...
  4. pmc Heart rate monitoring on the stroke unit. What does heart beat tell about prognosis? An observational study
    Martin A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    BMC Neurol 11:47. 2011
    ..Guidelines recommend maintaining the heart rate (HR) of acute stroke patients within physiological limits; data on the frequency and predictors of significant deviations from these limits are scarce...
  5. pmc Do nasogastric tubes worsen dysphagia in patients with acute stroke?
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    BMC Neurol 8:28. 2008
    ..However, preliminary evidence suggests that NGTs themselves may interfere with swallowing physiology. In the present study we therefore investigated the impact of NGTs on swallowing function in acute stroke patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cerebral small vessel diseases: manifestations in young women
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurol 19:55-62. 2006
    ..Less known than the manifestations in old age are those in young women comprising posterior encephalopathy and Susac's syndrome...
  7. doi request reprint [Comprehensive stroke unit]
    E B Ringelstein
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster
    Nervenarzt 82:778-84. 2011
    ..From an economic point of view, the comprehensive stroke unit is expected to be cost-effective, either balanced or even positive...
  8. doi request reprint European Stroke Facilities Survey: the German and Austrian perspective
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    University Hospital Munster, Department of Neurology, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:138-45. 2009
    ..The aim of this nested analysis was to identify the major components of stroke centers and other facilities actually available for acute stroke patients in hospitals of Germany and Austria...
  9. doi request reprint Hereditary and non-hereditary microangiopathies in the young. An up-date
    E Bernd Ringelstein
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    J Neurol Sci 299:81-5. 2010
    ..Some entities are well established and not unusual, whereas others have only been described in a few cases in total...
  10. pmc Volume estimation of the thalamus using freesurfer and stereology: consistency between methods
    Simon S Keller
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neuroinformatics 10:341-50. 2012
    ..This work promotes the use of FreeSurfer for reliable estimation of global volume in healthy and diseased thalami...
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of inflammation and pump dynamic on cerebral microembolization in patients with Continuous-Flow DeBakey LVAD
    Nils H Thoennissen
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    ASAIO J 52:243-7. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that a gaseous nature of the majority of detected microemboli in the DeBakey LVAD may be the underlying reason for this discrepancy...
  12. doi request reprint Fiberoptic endoscopic Dysphagia severity scale predicts outcome after acute stroke
    Tobias Warnecke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:283-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of the FEDSS as a predictor of outcomes at 3 months and intermediate complications during acute treatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint Optimizing the technique of contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound in the detection of right-to-left shunts
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 33:2211-6. 2002
    ..This article applies the modalities of these tests detailed in previous studies to a large patient cohort and compares 2 contrast agents (saline and Echovist-300)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Window narrowing: a new method for standardized assessment of the tissue at risk-maximum of infarction in CT based brain perfusion maps
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology University of Münster, Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 29:296-303. 2007
    ..Using relative perfusion maps, however, it is difficult to identify the tissue at risk-maximum (TARM) of infarction with sufficient reliability and reproducibility...
  15. doi request reprint The safety of fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing in acute stroke patients
    Tobias Warnecke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 40:482-6. 2009
    ..The present study investigates the safety of FEES related to patients characteristics in a setting of acute stroke care...
  16. doi request reprint Positional sleep apnea in patients with ischemic stroke
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 30:645-8. 2008
    ..With the purpose of identifying patients potentially being in need of a SA treatment beyond rehabilitation, we furthermore looked for epidemiologic and clinical parameters being related to persistent SA 6 months after stroke...
  17. doi request reprint Towards a basic endoscopic assessment of swallowing in acute stroke - development and evaluation of a simple dysphagia score
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:41-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to develop and to evaluate an endoscopic scoring system which has the potential to guide dysphagia management in acute stroke patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute stroke assessment with CT: do we need multimodal evaluation?
    Stephan P Kloska
    Departments of Clinical Radiology and Neurology, University Hospital of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Radiology 233:79-86. 2004
    ..To assess detection of stroke and prediction of extent of infarction with multimodal computed tomographic (CT) evaluation (unenhanced CT, perfusion CT, and CT angiography) in patients suspected of having acute stroke...
  19. pmc Towards a basic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing in acute stroke - identification of salient findings by the inexperienced examiner
    Tobias Warnecke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 9:13. 2009
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  20. ncbi request reprint High level of cerebral microembolization in patients supported with the DeBakey left ventricular assist device
    Nils H Thoennissen
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:1159-66. 2005
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  21. ncbi request reprint Color-coded perfused blood volume imaging using multidetector CT: initial results of whole-brain perfusion analysis in acute cerebral ischemia
    Stephan P Kloska
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:2352-8. 2007
    ..In summary, PBV appears to be more accurate in the detection of early infarction compared to NECT and mainly visualizes the irreversibly damaged ischemic tissue...
  22. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis and obstructive sleep apnea in patients with ischemic stroke
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:122-6. 2007
    ..Of late, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been suggested to be a risk factor for atherosclerotic artery disease. In the present study, we analyzed the prevalence of atherosclerosis in stroke patients with and without OSA...
  23. doi request reprint A novel splice site mutation in the SPG7 gene causing widespread fiber damage in homozygous and heterozygous subjects
    Tobias Warnecke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Mov Disord 25:413-20. 2010
    ..The detection of cerebral WM alterations in the corpus callosum of asymptomatic heterozygote carriers confirms this brain region as the most prominent and early location of fiber damage in ARHSP...
  24. doi request reprint Continuous positive airway pressure ventilation for acute ischemic stroke: a randomized feasibility study
    Jens Minnerup
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Straße 33, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Stroke 43:1137-9. 2012
    ..Sleep-related breathing disorders occur frequently after stroke. We assessed the feasibility of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment initiated in the first night after stroke...
  25. doi request reprint The role of CC chemokine receptor 2 on microglia activation and blood-borne cell recruitment after transient focal cerebral ischemia in mice
    Matthias Schilling
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Brain Res 1289:79-84. 2009
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  26. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein and fibrinogen in acute stroke patients with and without sleep apnea
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:412-7. 2007
    ..We investigated whether levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) and fibrinogen are increased in patients with acute stroke and SA compared with stroke patients without SA...
  27. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of sleep apnea in patients with recurring ischemic stroke compared with first stroke victims
    Rainier Dziewas
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 252:1394-8. 2005
    ..5) as independent risk-factors for stroke recurrence. According to our results SA is an independent risk factor for stroke recurrence. We therefore advocate routine sleep-apnea screening in all patients having suffered an ischemic stroke...
  28. ncbi request reprint Perfusion CT in acute stroke: prediction of vessel recanalization and clinical outcome in intravenous thrombolytic therapy
    Stephan P Kloska
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Eur Radiol 17:2491-8. 2007
    ..ASPECT score applied to PCT maps in acute stroke patients predicts the clinical outcome of intravenous thrombolysis and is superior to both early NECT and clinical parameters...
  29. ncbi request reprint CT angiography in acute stroke: does it provide additional information on occurrence of infarction and functional outcome after 3 months?
    Martin A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 22:362-7. 2006
    ..To investigate whether acute phase intracranial CT angiography (CTA) independently predicts infarction and functional outcome in ischemic stroke...
  30. doi request reprint Blood pressure threshold violations in the first 24 hours after admission for acute stroke: frequency, timing, predictors, and impact on clinical outcome
    Martin A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 40:462-8. 2009
    ..Admission blood pressure (BP) and significant decreases in BP after acute stroke have been correlated with outcome. Few data are available on the impact of extreme values at any time point within the first 24 hours...
  31. ncbi request reprint Right-to-left-shunts detected by transesophageal echocardiography and transcranial Doppler sonography
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 17:191-6. 2004
    ..Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and transcranial Doppler sonography (TCD) can identify right-to-left-shunts that predispose to paradoxical embolism. In a large cohort we compared the results of both techniques...
  32. pmc Cortical processing of swallowing in ALS patients with progressive dysphagia--a magnetoencephalographic study
    Inga K Teismann
    Department of Neurology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e19987. 2011
    ..These results add new aspects to our understanding of the pathophysiology of dysphagia in ALS patients and beyond. The compensational mechanisms observed could be relevant for future research in swallowing therapies...
  33. ncbi request reprint The identification of right-to-left shunts using contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound: performance and interpretation modalities, and absence of a significant side difference of cardiac micro-emboli
    Dirk W Droste
    Departments of Neurology and Cardiology and Angiology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 26:325-30. 2004
    ..There was no difference in microbubbles. TCD using Echovist-300 is a sensitive method to identify TEE-proven cardiac right-to-left shunts. Repetitive VM is an alternative to conventional VM...
  34. doi request reprint Dysphagia in X-linked bulbospinal muscular atrophy (Kennedy disease)
    Tobias Warnecke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, Munster D 48129, Germany
    Neuromuscul Disord 19:704-8. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Impact of the extended thrombolysis time window on the proportion of recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator-treated stroke patients and on door-to-needle time
    Jens Minnerup
    Department of Neurology, Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Munster, Domagkstrasse 3, Munster, Germany
    Stroke 42:2838-43. 2011
    ..We investigated the effect of the extended thrombolysis time window on the proportion of recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator-treated stroke patients and on the time of treatment initiation after hospital arrival...
  36. doi request reprint Individual white matter fractional anisotropy analysis on patients with MRI negative partial epilepsy
    Thomas Duning
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:136-9. 2010
    ..The objectives of the present study were to identify focal FA abnormalities in patients with CPE who were deemed MRI negative during routine presurgical evaluation...
  37. doi request reprint High-normal blood pressure is associated with poor cognitive performance
    Stefan Knecht
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, A Schweitzer Str 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Hypertension 51:663-8. 2008
    ..291, P<0.005). Thus, even in the normotensive range increasing systolic blood pressure is inversely related to cognition...
  38. doi request reprint Voxel-based statistical analysis of fractional anisotropy and mean diffusivity in patients with unilateral temporal lobe epilepsy of unknown cause
    Simon S Keller
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    J Neuroimaging 23:352-9. 2013
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  39. doi request reprint MCP-1/CCR-2-double-deficiency severely impairs the migration of hematogenous inflammatory cells following transient cerebral ischemia in mice
    Katharina Schuette-Nuetgen
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Exp Neurol 233:849-58. 2012
    ..Further studies are needed to clarify whether these mechanisms of inflammatory cell recruitment might be essential for early infarct development and final infarct size and to evaluate potential therapeutic implications...
  40. doi request reprint Lifestyle and memory in the elderly
    Agnes Floel
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neuroepidemiology 31:39-47. 2008
    ..This study aims to analyze the association between a composite lifestyle index and memory performance...
  41. pmc Cortical swallowing processing in early subacute stroke
    Inga K Teismann
    Department of Neurology, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str, 33, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    BMC Neurol 11:34. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the different patterns of cortical swallowing processing in patients with hemispheric and brainstem stroke with and without dysphagia in the early subacute phase...
  42. doi request reprint Microstructural and volumetric abnormalities of the putamen in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy
    Simon S Keller
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Epilepsia 52:1715-24. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was to investigate microstructural and volumetric alterations of the putamen in patients with JME using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Anterior cingulate reflects susceptibility to framing during attractiveness evaluation
    Michael Deppe
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Münster UKM, Munster, Germany
    Neuroreport 18:1119-23. 2007
    ..Our results support the hypothesis that paralimbic processes are crucial for predicting an individual's susceptibility to framing...
  44. ncbi request reprint Can Doppler time domain analysis of microembolic signals discriminate between gaseous and solid microemboli in patients with left ventricular assist device?
    Nils H Thoennissen
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 27:780-4. 2005
    ..We investigated whether these time domain analyses allow the discrimination of different types of microemboli in patients with the non-pulsatile DeBakey left ventricular assist device (LVAD)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Levodopa: faster and better word learning in normal humans
    Stefan Knecht
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Ann Neurol 56:20-6. 2004
    ..These findings indicate new ways to potentiate learning in a variety of domains if conventional training alone fails...
  46. ncbi request reprint Cortical processing of esophageal sensation is related to the representation of swallowing
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, Munster University Hospital, University of Munster, Germany
    Neuroreport 16:439-43. 2005
    ..The close anatomical vicinity of these two functions points to an important physiological link between the cortical processing of esophageal sensation and the cortical control of swallowing...
  47. doi request reprint Prediction of malignant middle cerebral artery infarction using computed tomography-based intracranial volume reserve measurements
    Jens Minnerup
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Straße 33, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Stroke 42:3403-9. 2011
    ..However, CSF volume was not investigated as a predictor of malignant infarction so far. We hypothesize that assessment of CSF volume in addition to admission infarct size improves early prediction of malignant MCA infarction...
  48. ncbi request reprint On the origin of microembolic signals--a clinical and postmortem study
    Gernot Schulte-Altedorneburg
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 250:1044-9. 2003
    ..Clinically silent circulating microembolic signals (MES) can be identified by transcranial Doppler ultrasound (TCD). It is not yet clear whether their occurrence is always linked to the presence of embolic sources...
  49. ncbi request reprint The use of embolic signal detection in multicenter trials to evaluate antiplatelet efficacy: signal analysis and quality control mechanisms in the CARESS (Clopidogrel and Aspirin for Reduction of Emboli in Symptomatic carotid Stenosis) trial
    Ralf Dittrich
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Germany
    Stroke 37:1065-9. 2006
    ..The present study aimed at installing primary and secondary quality control measures in CARESS because MES evaluation relies on subjective judgment by human experts...
  50. ncbi request reprint Capnography screening for sleep apnea in patients with acute stroke
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 27:83-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, early diagnosis of SAS in these patients is made substantially easier...
  51. doi request reprint Can the language-dominant hemisphere be predicted by brain anatomy?
    Simon S Keller
    The Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:2013-29. 2011
    ..We suggest that the potential significance of insular morphology should be considered in future studies addressing the anatomical correlates of human language lateralization...
  52. doi request reprint Hereditary amyloidosis of the Finnish type in a German family: clinical and electrophysiological presentation
    Rainer J Lüttmann
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 41:679-84. 2010
    ..The lips of all older patients appeared thickened. The causative G654A mutation in the gelsolin gene was found in all affected family members...
  53. doi request reprint Tongue force analysis assesses motor phenotype in premanifest and symptomatic Huntington's disease
    Ralf Reilmann
    Department of Neurology, University Clinic Muenster, Westfaelische Wilhelms University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Mov Disord 25:2195-202. 2010
    ..Group distinction was most reliable at the lowest target force level. We conclude that assessment of TPF may be a useful objective and quantitative marker of motor dysfunction in premanifest and symptomatic HD...
  54. ncbi request reprint Microglial activation precedes and predominates over macrophage infiltration in transient focal cerebral ischemia: a study in green fluorescent protein transgenic bone marrow chimeric mice
    Matthias Schilling
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster, Germany
    Exp Neurol 183:25-33. 2003
    ..GFP bone marrow chimeric mice are a powerful tool to further differentiate the function of resident microglia and hematogenous macrophages following cerebral ischemia...
  55. ncbi request reprint Diffusion weighted MRI imaging and MES detection in the assessment of stroke origin
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 29:480-4. 2007
    ..This study compares the additional benefit of diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) and microembolus detection by transcranial Doppler ultrasonography (TCD) in the assessment of stroke etiology...
  56. doi request reprint Turn-over of meningeal and perivascular macrophages in the brain of MCP-1-, CCR-2- or double knockout mice
    Matthias Schilling
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Exp Neurol 219:583-5. 2009
    ..This finding emphasizes that the MCP-1/CCR2 axis is crucially important for macrophage turnover and compensatory mechanisms remain only partially sufficient to sustain regulatory functions...
  57. pmc Early microstructural white matter changes in patients with HIV: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Bianca Stubbe-Drger
    Department of Neurology, University of M uumlnster, Albert Schweitzer Campus, Germany
    BMC Neurol 12:23. 2012
    ..Previous studies have reported white matter (WM) brain alterations in asymptomatic patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...
  58. pmc Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1-deficiency impairs the expression of IL-6, IL-1β and G-CSF after transient focal ischemia in mice
    Jan Kolja Strecker
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e25863. 2011
    ..These novel results help to understand post ischemic, inflammatory mechanisms and might give further arguments towards therapeutical interventions by modulation of MCP-1 expression in post stroke inflammation...
  59. doi request reprint Assessment of involuntary choreatic movements in Huntington's disease--toward objective and quantitative measures
    Ralf Reilmann
    Department of Neurology, University Clinic Muenster, Westfaelische Wilhelms University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Mov Disord 26:2267-73. 2011
    ..The method is safe, noninvasive, and easily applicable and can be used repeatedly in outpatient settings. A use in clinical trials should be further explored in larger cohorts and follow-up studies...
  60. doi request reprint Prevalence and prognostic impact of microembolic signals in arterial sources of embolism. A systematic review of the literature
    Martin A Ritter
    Dept of Neurology, University of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 255:953-61. 2008
    ..We investigated prevalences of MES and whether MES detection is of proven use for risk stratification...
  61. ncbi request reprint Benefit of echocontrast-enhanced transcranial arterial color-coded duplex ultrasound
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 20:332-6. 2005
    ..In these cases, echocontrast could be helpful to increase the diagnostic confidence or to make the diagnosis at all...
  62. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation in stroke-free patients is associated with memory impairment and hippocampal atrophy
    Stefan Knecht
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, A Schweitzer Street 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:2125-32. 2008
    ..AF contributes to stroke and secondary cognitive decline. In the absence of manifest stroke, AF can activate coagulation and cause cerebral microembolism which could damage the brain...
  63. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-tensor imaging at 3 T: detection of white matter alterations in neurological patients on the basis of normal values
    Michael Deppe
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Munster, Munster, Germany
    Invest Radiol 42:338-45. 2007
    ..We attempted to develop an observer-independent, fully automated technique for quantitative FA assessment...
  64. ncbi request reprint Reduction of circulating microemboli in the subclavian vein of patients undergoing haemodialysis using pre-filled instead of dry dialysers
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:2377-81. 2003
    ..The objective of the present investigation was to study whether the use of pre-filled instead of dry dialysers would help to minimize the number of microemboli...
  65. doi request reprint Pain is associated with regional grey matter reduction in the general population
    Ruth Ruscheweyh
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Pain 152:904-11. 2011
    ..The lack of morphometric anomalies in subjects with past pain supports recent evidence suggesting that pain-related grey matter changes are reversible after cessation of pain...
  66. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of [F]FDG-PET in nonrefractory partial epilepsy
    Lars Weitemeyer
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Epilepsia 46:1654-60. 2005
    ..This study examines whether FDG-PET could be used for early identification of nonrefractory epilepsy in patients who will become pharmacoresistant later during the course of their disease...
  67. ncbi request reprint MOSAIC: Multimodal Stroke Assessment Using Computed Tomography: novel diagnostic approach for the prediction of infarction size and clinical outcome
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Forchheim, Germany
    Stroke 33:2819-26. 2002
    ..We have developed a score system based on Multimodal Stroke Assessment Using CT (MOSAIC), which was evaluated in this prospective study...
  68. doi request reprint Lifestyle risk factors for ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack in young adults in the Stroke in Young Fabry Patients study
    Bettina von Sarnowski
    Department of Neurology, University Medicine, Ferdinand Sauerbruch Straße, D 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Stroke 44:119-25. 2013
    ..Although many stroke patients are young or middle-aged, risk factor profiles in these age groups are poorly understood...
  69. doi request reprint Genetic variants in the C-reactive protein gene are associated with microangiopathic ischemic stroke
    Gregor Kuhlenbaeumer
    Department of Neurology, Leibniz Institute for Atherosclerosis Research, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 30:476-82. 2010
    ..Here we investigate single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the CRP gene in a large German ischemic stroke sample...
  70. doi request reprint Effects of neural progenitor cells on sensorimotor recovery and endogenous repair mechanisms after photothrombotic stroke
    Jens Minnerup
    Universitatsklinikum Munster, Department of Neurology, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Albert Schweitzer Straße 33, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Stroke 42:1757-63. 2011
    ..The underlying mechanisms, however, are not completely understood so far. Here, we investigated the effects of systemic NPC transplantation on endogenous neurogenesis and dendritic plasticity of host neurons...
  71. doi request reprint Consensus recommendations for transcranial color-coded duplex sonography for the assessment of intracranial arteries in clinical trials on acute stroke
    Max Nedelmann
    Department of Neurology, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Stroke 40:3238-44. 2009
    ..The aim of this international consensus procedure was to develop recommendations on the methodology and documentation to be used for assessment of intracranial occlusion and for monitoring of recanalization...
  72. ncbi request reprint Functional transcranial Doppler sonography
    Hubertus Lohmann
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Front Neurol Neurosci 21:251-60. 2006
    ..This chapter delineates the physical and physiological principles of the technique. A prototypical experimental setup and analysis techniques are described. Scientific and clinical applications of fTCD are presented...
  73. ncbi request reprint Comparison of a 1-MHz and a 2-MHz probe for microembolus detection using transcranial Doppler ultrasound
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neurol Res 27:471-6. 2005
    ..Moreover, embolus detection by transcranial Doppler ultrasound is very time consuming and semi-automated detection is mandatory. Therefore, we studied an on-line algorithm using the bi-gate technique and the two transmission frequencies...
  74. ncbi request reprint Neuroleptic-induced dysphagia: case report and literature review
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Dysphagia 22:63-7. 2007
    ..After changing medication to fluphenazin, dysphagic symptoms resolved. The literature on EPS-related dysphagia, its demographic features, typical symptoms, diagnostic modalities, clinical course, and treatment options is reviewed...
  75. pmc Treatment for obstructive sleep apnoea: effect on peripheral nerve function
    Rainer Dziewas
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:295-7. 2007
    ..A case-control study was conducted to provide further support to this observation. In a longitudinal intervention study, it was examined whether treatment for OSA has a possible beneficial effect on peripheral nerve function...
  76. ncbi request reprint Doppler microembolic load predicts risk of thromboembolic complications in Novacor patients
    Darius G Nabavi
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:160-7. 2003
    ..We evaluated the value of microembolic signals in predicting thromboembolic events for individual patients and distinctive left ventricular assist device periods...
  77. doi request reprint Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing with simultaneous Tensilon application in diagnosis and therapy of myasthenia gravis
    Tobias Warnecke
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 255:224-30. 2008
    ..Clinical examination alone fails to detect and grade myasthenic dysphagia sufficiently. For a more precise examination of swallowing function in myasthenia gravis additional technical tools are necessary...
  78. doi request reprint Aberrations of dermal connective tissue in patients with cervical artery dissection (sCAD)
    Phillip Uhlig
    Institut für Physiologische Chemie und Pathobiochemie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, 48129, Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 255:340-6. 2008
    ..We conclude that approximately 20% of sCAD patients show collagen fibril alterations, establishing a promising basis for further investigation of connective tissue aberrations in skin biopsies of sCAD patients...
  79. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of progression and spread of atherothrombosis
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:7-11. 2002
    ..The generalized nature of atherothrombosis and the methods for evaluating the spread of disease are illustrated through the case history of a patient with disseminated atherothrombotic disease...
  80. ncbi request reprint D-amphetamine boosts language learning independent of its cardiovascular and motor arousing effects
    Caterina Breitenstein
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Neuropsychopharmacology 29:1704-14. 2004
    ..Our data show that AMPH's plasticity-enhancing effect in humans is not related to its cardiovascular arousal. This suggests that the beneficial effects in stroke patients could also be obtained by less cardiovascular active drugs...
  81. ncbi request reprint Effects of Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) electromagnetic fields on the blood-brain barrier in vitro
    Helmut Franke
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Neurologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster, Germany
    Radiat Res 164:258-69. 2005
    ..Permeation of transporter substrates at the BBB as well as the localization and integrity of the tight-junction proteins occludin and ZO1 were not affected either...
  82. doi request reprint Age-related changes in cortical swallowing processing
    Inga K Teismann
    Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1044-50. 2010
    ..Our finding underlines the relevance of age matched control groups in neuroimaging studies related to deglutition or other complex sensorimotor processes...
  83. ncbi request reprint Cervical artery dissection--clinical features, risk factors, therapy and outcome in 126 patients
    Rainer Dziewas
    Dept of Neurology, University Hospital of Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48129 Munster, Germany
    J Neurol 250:1179-84. 2003
    ..Patients with dissection-related cervical artery occlusion had a significantly increased risk of suffering a disabling stroke...
  84. ncbi request reprint Macrophage response to peripheral nerve injury: the quantitative contribution of resident and hematogenous macrophages
    Marcus Mueller
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster, Germany
    Lab Invest 83:175-85. 2003
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint The Venturi effect and cerebrovascular ultrasound
    Martin A Ritter
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 14:98-104. 2002
    ..The Venturi effect is a phenomenon of hydrodynamics which describes a drop in hydrostatic pressure along areas of high flow velocities...
  86. ncbi request reprint Contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasound in the detection of right-to-left shunts: comparison of Echovist-200 and Echovist-300, timing of the Valsalva maneuver, and general recommendations for the performance of the test
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:235-41. 2002
    ..Both Echovist preparations are in use. Currently, the appropriate timing of the VM is still under debate...
  87. ncbi request reprint Detection of microemboli in the subclavian vein of patients undergoing haemodialysis and haemodiafiltration using pulsed Doppler ultrasound
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:462-6. 2002
    ..The pathophysiology leading to pulmonary side effects during haemodialysis and haemodiafiltration is not yet fully understood. Chronic microembolization, which can be demonstrated by pulsed Doppler ultrasound, may be one cause...
  88. ncbi request reprint Predominant phagocytic activity of resident microglia over hematogenous macrophages following transient focal cerebral ischemia: an investigation using green fluorescent protein transgenic bone marrow chimeric mice
    Matthias Schilling
    Dept of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Albert Schweitzer Str 33, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Exp Neurol 196:290-7. 2005
    ..This recruitment reveals a remarkable predominance of local defense mechanisms for tissue clearance over immune cells arriving from the blood after ischemic damage...
  89. ncbi request reprint Mutations in SEPT9 cause hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy
    Gregor Kuhlenbäumer
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Domagkstr 3, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Nat Genet 37:1044-6. 2005
    ..HNA is the first monogenetic disease caused by mutations in a gene of the septin family. Septins are implicated in formation of the cytoskeleton, cell division and tumorigenesis...
  90. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous acute dissection of the internal carotid artery: high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging at 3.0 tesla with a dedicated surface coil
    Rainald Bachmann
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Invest Radiol 41:105-11. 2006
    ..5 T MRI. In this preliminary study, we implemented a multicontrast high-resolution noninvasive vessel wall imaging approach at 3.0 T in patients with spontaneous CAD...
  91. pmc Measurement of pharyngeal sensory cortical processing: technique and physiologic implications
    Inga K Teismann
    Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Muenster, Malmedyweg 15, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    BMC Neurosci 10:76. 2009
    ..Data were analyzed by means of synthetic aperture magnetometry (SAM) and the group analysis of individual SAM data was performed using a permutation test...
  92. ncbi request reprint The glu298asp polymorphism in the nitric oxide synthase 3 gene is associated with the risk of ischemic stroke in two large independent case-control studies
    Klaus Berger
    Institute of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, University of Muenster, Domagkstr 3, Muenster 48149, Germany
    Hum Genet 121:169-78. 2007
    ..Using large sample sizes and a replication study approach, we found evidence for a role of a polymorphism in the nitric oxide synthase 3 gene in stroke onset...
  93. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different iodine concentration contrast media in perfusion computed tomography of the brain: is high iodine concentration useful?
    Stephan P Kloska
    Department of Clinical Radiology, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Invest Radiol 42:564-8. 2007
    ..To investigate maximum enhancement and visual map quality in cerebral perfusion computed tomography (PCT) with variation of iodine concentration of contrast media (CM)...
  94. ncbi request reprint The investigation of functional brain lateralization by transcranial Doppler sonography
    Michael Deppe
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, D 48129 Munster, Germany
    Neuroimage 21:1124-46. 2004
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Circulating microemboli in 33 patients with intracranial arterial stenosis
    Dirk W Droste
    Department of Neurology, University of Munster, Germany
    Cerebrovasc Dis 13:26-30. 2002
    ..Detection of clinically silent circulating microemboli by transcranial Doppler sonography is now widely investigated in patients with carotid artery disease in the hope to identify patients at increased risk for stroke...
  96. ncbi request reprint The main components of stroke unit care: results of a European expert survey
    Didier Leys
    University of Lille, Lille, France
    Cerebrovasc Dis 23:344-52. 2007
    ..The aim of this survey was to identify from expert opinions what should be the major components of stroke units...
  97. ncbi request reprint Acute toxic polyradiculopathy after exorbitant intracarotid substance abuse
    Jorg Kraus
    J Neurol 253:815-6. 2006
  98. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of acute cerebral infarctions in patients with middle cerebral artery stenosis: a diffusion-weighted imaging and microemboli monitoring study
    Ka Sing Wong
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, SAR
    Ann Neurol 52:74-81. 2002
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Facilities available in European hospitals treating stroke patients
    Didier Leys
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Lille, 59037 Lille, France
    Stroke 38:2985-91. 2007
    ..We determined the proportion of hospitals meeting criteria for each category, and which facilities were not available...
  100. ncbi request reprint Detection of carotid artery stenosis by in vivo duplex ultrasound: correlation with planimetric measurements of the corresponding postmortem specimens
    Gernot Schulte-Altedorneburg
    Department of Neurology, University of Debrecen, Medical and Health Science Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Debrecen, Hungary
    Stroke 33:2402-7. 2002
    ..In this study, we evaluated the ability of ultrasonography to detect and to grade carotid artery stenosis through a comparison of the in vivo ultrasound findings with the planimetric analysis of the corresponding postmortem specimens...