Kerstin Kurz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of the new high sensitive cardiac troponin T with myoglobin, h-FABP and cTnT for early identification of myocardial necrosis in the acute coronary syndrome
    Kerstin Kurz
    Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung für Innere Medizin III, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:209-15. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Serial and single time-point measurements of cardiac troponin T for prediction of clinical outcomes in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Kerstin Kurz
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:94-100. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of stress-induced reversible ischemia on serum concentrations of ischemia-modified albumin, natriuretic peptides and placental growth factor
    K Kurz
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany, and Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Res Cardiol 96:152-9. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Tirofiban optimizes platelet inhibition for immediate percutaneous coronary intervention in high-risk acute coronary syndromes
    Boris T Ivandic
    Innere Medizin, Abt III, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 100:648-54. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study for quantification of infarct size comparing directly serial versus single time-point measurements of cardiac troponin T
    Evangelos Giannitsis
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:307-14. 2008
  6. doi request reprint High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T for early prediction of evolving non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome and negative troponin results on admission
    Evangelos Giannitsis
    Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung für Innere Medizin III, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 56:642-50. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Multimarker strategy in acute coronary syndrome--pro-multimarker
    Evangelos Giannitsis
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Acute Card Care 9:6-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Highly sensitive cardiac troponin T values remain constant after brief exercise- or pharmacologic-induced reversible myocardial ischemia
    Kerstin Kurz
    Department of Medicine III, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 54:1234-8. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Analytical validation of a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T assay
    Evangelos Giannitsis
    Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung für Innere Medizin III, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 56:254-61. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of myocardial blush to assess tissue level reperfusion in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: incremental prognostic value compared with visual assessment
    Grigorios Korosoglou
    Department of Cardiology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am Heart J 153:612-20. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of the new high sensitive cardiac troponin T with myoglobin, h-FABP and cTnT for early identification of myocardial necrosis in the acute coronary syndrome
    Kerstin Kurz
    Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung für Innere Medizin III, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 100:209-15. 2011
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  2. doi request reprint Serial and single time-point measurements of cardiac troponin T for prediction of clinical outcomes in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Kerstin Kurz
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:94-100. 2009
    ..Cardiac troponins are the preferred biomarkers to predict infarct size in patients (pts) after acute myocardial infarction (AMI). Less information is currently available to verify the prognostic value of such a biomarker surrogate...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of stress-induced reversible ischemia on serum concentrations of ischemia-modified albumin, natriuretic peptides and placental growth factor
    K Kurz
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany, and Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Res Cardiol 96:152-9. 2007
    ..There is controversy whether new biomarkers are able to identify myocardial ischemia in the absence of myonecrosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tirofiban optimizes platelet inhibition for immediate percutaneous coronary intervention in high-risk acute coronary syndromes
    Boris T Ivandic
    Innere Medizin, Abt III, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 100:648-54. 2008
    ..Only tirofiban provided consistent and effective inhibition of platelet aggregation at the time of immediate or very early invasive therapy...
  5. doi request reprint Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study for quantification of infarct size comparing directly serial versus single time-point measurements of cardiac troponin T
    Evangelos Giannitsis
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:307-14. 2008
    ..We compared single-point cardiac troponin T (cTnT) measurements with parameters from serial sampling during 96 h after acute myocardial infarction with magnetic resonance imaging measured infarct mass...
  6. doi request reprint High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T for early prediction of evolving non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome and negative troponin results on admission
    Evangelos Giannitsis
    Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung für Innere Medizin III, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 56:642-50. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the diagnostic performance of the new high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) assay for early detection of non-ST-segment myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) in patients with acute coronary syndrome...
  7. ncbi request reprint Multimarker strategy in acute coronary syndrome--pro-multimarker
    Evangelos Giannitsis
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Acute Card Care 9:6-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Highly sensitive cardiac troponin T values remain constant after brief exercise- or pharmacologic-induced reversible myocardial ischemia
    Kerstin Kurz
    Department of Medicine III, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 54:1234-8. 2008
    ..Using a new precommercial high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hsTnT) assay, we evaluated whether hsTnT increases after reversible myocardial ischemia...
  9. doi request reprint Analytical validation of a high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T assay
    Evangelos Giannitsis
    Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung für Innere Medizin III, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 56:254-61. 2010
    ..We report the development of a novel high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) assay, a modification of the Roche fourth-generation cTnT assay, and validation of the analytical performance of this assay...
  10. ncbi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of myocardial blush to assess tissue level reperfusion in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: incremental prognostic value compared with visual assessment
    Grigorios Korosoglou
    Department of Cardiology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am Heart J 153:612-20. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to test whether quantification of MBG can enhance the predictive value of visual assessment for functional recovery in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Platelet-associated LIGHT (TNFSF14) mediates adhesion of platelets to human vascular endothelium
    Sultan Celik
    Innere Medizin III, Universitat Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thromb Haemost 98:798-805. 2007
    ..LIGHT may thus be implicated in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis and acute coronary syndrome, as evidenced by serum levels...
  12. ncbi request reprint Determination of clopidogrel resistance by whole blood platelet aggregometry and inhibitors of the P2Y12 receptor
    Boris T Ivandic
    Department of Medicine III, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Chem 52:383-8. 2006
    ..Inhibition of platelet aggregation by clopidogrel may be insufficient in up to 30% of users. These nonresponders carry an increased risk of cardiovascular events. We reported here a simple assay to study clopidogrel responsiveness...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis of ischemia]
    Kerstin Kurz
    Abteilung Innere Medizin III, Medizinische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum, Heidelberg
    Herz 29:575-81. 2004
    ..Consecutively, patients without high-risk features need a thorough noninvasive evaluation for the presence of significant CAD which is comparable to patients presenting with chronic stable angina pectoris...
  14. pmc Preliminary results of safety and efficacy of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist anakinra in patients with severe lupus arthritis
    B Ostendorf
    Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Rheumatology, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:630-3. 2005
    ..Anakinra is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, but its therapeutic potential has not been proved in patients with SLE...