T Meinertz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Hamburg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Estrogens for prevention of coronary heart disease?]
    T Meinertz
    Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Herz 22:151-7. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint [Primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: smoking]
    T Meinertz
    Abteilung für Kardiologie Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf Martinistrasse 52 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:3-11. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint [Atrial fibrillation: a domain of pharmacotherapy?]
    T Meinertz
    Medizinischen Klinik III, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg
    Internist (Berl) 43:1604-14. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint [Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation. ACTIVE Study (Arterial fibrillation Clopidogrel Trial with Irbesartan for Prevention of Vascular Events)]
    T Meinertz
    Klinik u Poliklinik für Kardiologie, Universitäres Herzzentrum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20245 Hamburg
    Internist (Berl) 48:874-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Trapidil is as effective as isosorbide-dinitrate for treating stable angina pectoris: a multinational, multicenter, double-blind, randomized study
    T Meinertz
    Heart Center, University Hamburg, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:217-23. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Tetrahydrobiopterin improves endothelium-dependent vasodilation in chronic smokers : evidence for a dysfunctional nitric oxide synthase
    T Heitzer
    Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Abteilung Kardiologie, Hamburg, Germany
    Circ Res 86:E36-41. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term nitroglycerin treatment on endothelial nitric oxide synthase (NOS III) gene expression, NOS III-mediated superoxide production, and vascular NO bioavailability
    T Munzel
    University Hospital Eppendorf, Division of Cardiology, Hamburg, and the Department of Pharmacology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Circ Res 86:E7-E12. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Atrial flutter ablation using a technique for detection of conduction block within the posterior isthmus
    S Willems
    Department of Cardiology University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 22:750-8. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint [High frequency current ablation of ectopic atrial tachycardia. Different mapping strategies for localization of right- and left-sided origin]
    C Weiss
    Universitatskrankenhaus Eppendorf, Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Hamburg
    Herz 23:269-79. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of in vivo nitroglycerin treatment on activity and expression of the guanylyl cyclase and cGMP-dependent protein kinase and their downstream target vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein in aorta
    A Mülsch
    University Hospital Eppendorf, Division of Cardiology, Hamburg, Germany
    Circulation 103:2188-94. 2001

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. ncbi request reprint [Estrogens for prevention of coronary heart disease?]
    T Meinertz
    Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Herz 22:151-7. 1997
    ..In the light of the probable usefulness estrogen replacement therapy for the prevention of cardiovascular events should be recommended for women with increased risk for or definitively proven coronary heart disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: smoking]
    T Meinertz
    Abteilung für Kardiologie Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf Martinistrasse 52 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:3-11. 2002
    ..Nicotine replacement therapy (nicotine patches or gum), clinician-delivered social support, and skills training are the three most effective components of smoking cessation treatment...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Atrial fibrillation: a domain of pharmacotherapy?]
    T Meinertz
    Medizinischen Klinik III, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg
    Internist (Berl) 43:1604-14. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint [Anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation. ACTIVE Study (Arterial fibrillation Clopidogrel Trial with Irbesartan for Prevention of Vascular Events)]
    T Meinertz
    Klinik u Poliklinik für Kardiologie, Universitäres Herzzentrum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20245 Hamburg
    Internist (Berl) 48:874-5. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Trapidil is as effective as isosorbide-dinitrate for treating stable angina pectoris: a multinational, multicenter, double-blind, randomized study
    T Meinertz
    Heart Center, University Hamburg, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:217-23. 2006
    ..We set out to show that trapidil, a triazolo-pyrimidine with a mode of action different from that of nitrates, is not inferior to isosorbide-dinitrate (ISDN) in the treatment of this clinical syndrome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tetrahydrobiopterin improves endothelium-dependent vasodilation in chronic smokers : evidence for a dysfunctional nitric oxide synthase
    T Heitzer
    Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Abteilung Kardiologie, Hamburg, Germany
    Circ Res 86:E36-41. 2000
    ..These data support the concept that in addition to the free radical burden of cigarette smoke, a dysfunctional NOS III due to BH4 depletion may contribute at least in part to endothelial dysfunction in chronic smokers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of long-term nitroglycerin treatment on endothelial nitric oxide synthase (NOS III) gene expression, NOS III-mediated superoxide production, and vascular NO bioavailability
    T Munzel
    University Hospital Eppendorf, Division of Cardiology, Hamburg, and the Department of Pharmacology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    Circ Res 86:E7-E12. 2000
    ..Normalization of NOS III-mediated O(2)(. -) production and improvement of tolerance with PKC inhibition suggests an important role for PKC isoforms in mediating vascular dysfunction caused by long-term NTG treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Atrial flutter ablation using a technique for detection of conduction block within the posterior isthmus
    S Willems
    Department of Cardiology University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 22:750-8. 1999
    ..This transfemoral approach has a high accuracy with respect to the detection of radiofrequency current-induced changes of intraatrial conduction patterns...
  9. ncbi request reprint [High frequency current ablation of ectopic atrial tachycardia. Different mapping strategies for localization of right- and left-sided origin]
    C Weiss
    Universitatskrankenhaus Eppendorf, Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Hamburg
    Herz 23:269-79. 1998
    ..Localization of the EAT origin is proposed to be efficacious by various mapping strategies. We analyzed the efficacy of different mapping strategies for localization of right and left sided EAT foci...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of in vivo nitroglycerin treatment on activity and expression of the guanylyl cyclase and cGMP-dependent protein kinase and their downstream target vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein in aorta
    A Mülsch
    University Hospital Eppendorf, Division of Cardiology, Hamburg, Germany
    Circulation 103:2188-94. 2001
    ..It is still controversial whether intracellular downstream signaling to nitrovasodilator-derived NO is affected as well...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of the ECG for detection of intraatrial conduction block after atrial flutter ablation
    C Weiss
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 22:1457-65. 1999
    ..Different conduction during coronary sinus and posterolateral right atrial pacing may cause a different P wave duration after ablation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation of atrial flutter guided by electroanatomic mapping (CARTO): a randomized comparison to the conventional approach
    S Willems
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 11:1223-30. 2000
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the efficacy of the CARTO navigation system, especially with respect to the fluoroscopy time required for successful atrial flutter ablation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of alpha-lipoic acid and ascorbic acid on endothelium-dependent, nitric oxide-mediated vasodilation in diabetic patients: relation to parameters of oxidative stress
    T Heitzer
    Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin, Abteilung Kardiologie, Hamburg, Germany
    Free Radic Biol Med 31:53-61. 2001
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Uni- and bipolar pacing threshold measurements with capturecontrol, a new automatic pacemaker function for capture verification. Comparison of the automatic and the manual pacing threshold measurement
    A Schuchert
    Medical Clinic, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Cardiology 92:210-3. 1999
    ..Therefore, fewer requirements are necessary for Capturecontrol than for presently available systems. Such pacemaker functions can help to speed up the measurements during follow-up visits...
  15. ncbi request reprint Optimized mapping of slow pathway ablation guided by subthreshold stimulation: a randomized prospective study in patients with recurrent atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia
    S Willems
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 37:1645-50. 2001
    ..This randomized prospective study sought to assess the value of slow pathway (SP) mapping and ablation guided by subthreshold stimulation (STS) in comparison with a strategy based on conventional criteria...
  16. ncbi request reprint Protection of side-branches in coronary lesions with a new stent design
    S Baldus
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn 45:456-9. 1998
    ..The investigated stent proved to be a safe and effective tool to treat this complex subgroup of stenoses in the presence of favorably preserved flow in the side-branches, with a low incidence of periprocedural complications...
  17. ncbi request reprint Electroanatomical Mapping (CARTO) of ectopic atrial tachycardia: impact of bipolar and unipolar local electrogram annotation for localization the focal origin
    C Weiss
    Department of Cardiology University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 5:101-7. 2001
    ..In the present study bipolar local electrogram were used for CARTO guided RF ablation of EAT. In comparison the same maps were retrospectively analyzed by annotation the unipolar local electrogram...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Resuscitation in ventricular fibrillation as the first manifestation of Bland-White-Garland syndrome in adulthood]
    C Weiss
    Universitätsklinik Eppendorf, Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Hamburg
    Med Klin (Munich) 92:447-51. 1997
    ..Therefore no additional pharmacological and nonpharmacological antiarrhythmic treatment was initiated...
  19. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery anomalies Part II: recent insights from clinical investigations
    Y von Kodolitsch
    Clinic of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:1-13. 2005
    ..Finally, we provide an update on current diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Pacemaker therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation]
    A Schuchert
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf
    Herz 23:260-8. 1998
    ..Preliminary results suggest a more effective prevention of atrial fibrillation; nevertheless, these techniques should be still restricted to patients enrolled in clinical studies...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of coronary heart disease: smoking]
    T Heitzer
    Universitäres Herzzentrum Hamburg, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:III/30-42. 2005
    ..training of health professionals to promote smoking prevention and cessation interventions; and 7. development of a national network of smoking cessation treatment services...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adjustment of the evoked response sensitivity after hospital discharge in pacemaker patients with automatic ventricular threshold tracking activated
    A Schuchert
    Medical Clinic, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:212-6. 2001
    ..There is no risk for the patient if the ER is not sensed, as high voltage backup stimulation is present...
  23. ncbi request reprint Subthreshold stimulation at the focal origin of para-Hisian-located ectopic atrial tachycardia
    C Weiss
    University Hospital Eppendorf, Dept of Cardiology, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1430-2. 2001
    ..During STS with EAT termination no AV conduction disturbances, junction-escape rhythms or atrial capture could be recorded. Thus STS may be used as an additional mapping tool to identify successful ablation sites in EAT...
  24. ncbi request reprint Vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein serine 239 phosphorylation as a sensitive monitor of defective nitric oxide/cGMP signaling and endothelial dysfunction
    M Oelze
    Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Circ Res 87:999-1005. 2000
    ..P-VASP is suggested to represent a novel biochemical marker for monitoring the NO-stimulated sGC/cGK-I pathway and endothelial integrity in vascular tissue...
  25. doi request reprint Simultaneous transcatheter aortic and mitral valve-in-valve implantation in a patient with degenerated bioprostheses and high surgical risk
    M Seiffert
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:490-2. 2011
    ..We report the case of a successful transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation in the aortic and mitral position within a single procedure...
  26. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency catheter ablation using long coiled electrodes: impact of irrigation on lesion dimensions and incidence of coagulum formation
    C Weiss
    University Hospital Eppendorf, Dept of Cardiology, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:933-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion, irrigated coiled ablation electrodes induce continuous linear lesions with a power output of 20-40 W. The risk of coagulum formation at the coiled electrode can be avoided by irrigation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress, and risk of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease
    T Heitzer
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Klinik und Poliklinik für Innere Medizin, Abteilung Kardiologie, Hamburg, Germany
    Circulation 104:2673-8. 2001
    ..This study was designed to determine whether endothelial dysfunction and vascular oxidative stress have prognostic impact on cardiovascular event rates in patients with coronary artery disease...
  28. doi request reprint Marfan syndrome and the evolving spectrum of heritable thoracic aortic disease: do we need genetics for clinical decisions?
    Y von Kodolitsch
    Centre of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Vasa 39:17-32. 2010
    ..We conclude that future decisions for optimized management of patients with inherited TAAD require a comprehensive clinical and genetic work-up...
  29. doi request reprint [Surface ECG presentation and intracardiac electrogram characteristics of uncommon supraventricular tachycardia entities]
    T Rostock
    Klinik für Kardiologie mit Schwerpunkt Elektrophysiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Universitäres Herzzentrum Hamburg, Martinistr 52, 20246, Hamburg, Deustchland
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 20:14-22. 2009
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Role for NADPH/NADH oxidase in the modulation of vascular tone
    T Munzel
    University Hospital Eppendorf, Division of Cardiology, Hamburg, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 874:386-400. 1999
    ..production is expected...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of a nitrate-free interval on tolerance, vasoconstrictor sensitivity and vascular superoxide production
    T Munzel
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:628-34. 2000
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of permanent and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation on the clinical outcome following radiofrequency AV node catheter ablation]
    A Schuchert
    Medizinische Klinik, Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, D 20246 Hamburg
    Z Kardiol 88:823-7. 1999
    ..There were no differences for the studied parameters between patients with permanent and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation...
  33. ncbi request reprint Influence of stent length and heparin coating on platelet activation: a flow cytometric analysis in a pulsed floating model
    C Beythien
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Thromb Res 94:79-86. 1999
    ..In this model platelet activation detected by flow cytometry and time until stent thrombosis were dependent on stent length and coating. In vitro testing could be useful to optimize stent design and material...
  34. ncbi request reprint Anaerobic threshold and maximal oxygen uptake in patients with coronary artery disease and stable angina before and after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty
    A Barmeyer
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Cardiology 98:127-31. 2002
    ..Patients with higher VO(2 max) had no significant benefit from PTCA with respect to functional capacity, VO(2 max) and VO(2 AT)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Exercise-induced symptomatic and asymptomatic myocardial ischemia in patients with severe coronary artery disease: focus on the efficacy and safety of gallopamil
    M Zehender
    Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Innere Medizin III, Universitatsklinik Freiburg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 20:S57-63. 1992
    ..05) and for asymptomatic episodes by 29% (p < 0.05). Gallopamil modified the circadian distribution of ischemic episodes by modifying the morning peak of transient myocardial ischemia.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  36. doi request reprint Diastolic dysfunction in exercise and its role for exercise capacity
    A Barmeyer
    Department of Cardiology Angiology, Center for Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Heart Fail Rev 14:125-34. 2009
    ..In patients with diastolic dysfunction, exercise capacity can be enhanced by exercise training and pharmacological treatment, whereas improvement of diastolic function can only be observed in few patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of atrial fibrillation -- the goal is frequency control]
    T Meinertz
    Abteilung Kardiologie, Universitätsklinik Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2159. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Automatic threshold tracking activation without the intraoperative evaluation of the evoked response amplitude. AUTOCAP Investigators
    A Schuchert
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:321-4. 2000
    ..Neither the clinical data nor the conventional electrical parameters help to predict patients who will have low ER amplitude or to optimize the ER signal at implantation...
  39. doi request reprint Dural ectasia in individuals with Marfan-like features but exclusion of mutations in the genes FBN1, TGFBR1 and TGFBR2
    S Sheikhzadeh
    Centre of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Genet 79:568-74. 2011
    ..We conclude that dural ectasia is a marker for connective tissue disease which coincides with skeletal rather than with cardiovascular manifestations, and which may involve currently uncharacterized pathogenetic mechanisms and syndromes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Acute effects of a class IA antiarrhythmic drug on the ventricular evoked response amplitude in patients with cardiac pacemakers
    A Schuchert
    Medical Clinic, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Cardiology 94:103-5. 2000
    ..0 mV. In conclusion, the ajmaline injection decreased the evoked response amplitude for some minutes. These findings indicate that antiarrhythmic drugs can alter the automatic capture verification function...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Elective percutaneous tracheotomy in long-term ventilation in a coronary intensive care unit]
    C Beythien
    Abteilung Kardiologie, Universitäts Krankenhauses Eppendorf
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 124:1123-6. 1999
    ..Percutaneous tracheostomy (PT) was introduced as an alternative to conventional surgical tracheostomy. It was the aim of this study to present the authors' experience with PT...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Current concepts of diabetic atherogenesis]
    S Baldus
    Universitäres Herzzentrum Hamburg, Klinik und Poliklinik für Kardiologie und Angiologie, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg
    Clin Res Cardiol 95:i1-6. 2006
    ..Herein some the most recent discoveries in the pathophysiology of diabetic vasculopathy are reviewed...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of an edema-sensitive HASTE-TIRM sequence with delayed contrast enhancement in acute myocardial infarcts]
    A Stork
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Universitätsklinikum Eppendorff, Hamburg
    Rofo 175:194-8. 2003
    ..Comparison between a fluid-sensitive (HASTE-TIRM)-sequence and delayed contrast-enhancement in patients with acute myocardial infarct (AMI) in MRI...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Calcium scoring and coronary angiography performed with multislice spiral CT -- clinical experience]
    C Weber
    Zentrum für Radiologie, Klinik und Poliklinik für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Rofo 177:50-9. 2005
    ..To report our clinical experience in calcium scoring and coronary angiography with multislice computer tomography (MSCT)...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Quality of life following percutaneous coronary interventions in octogenarians]
    J Kaehler
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Kardiologie, Herzzentrum, Universitäts Krankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:639-43. 2005
    ..Percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) are increasingly performed in elderly patients. However, it is not known whether PCI leads to symptomatic relief comparable to that in younger patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Preoperative cardiovascular evaluation before non-cardial surgery]
    J Kahler
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Kardiologie Angiologie, Herzzentrum, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 40:280-4. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint [Antiarrhythmic therapy--recent aspects of pharmacologic treatment]
    M Patten
    Universitäres Herzzentrum, Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1325-9. 2005
    ..However, rhythm control with antiarrhythmics is beneficial in the treatment of highly symptomatic or hemodynamically compromised patients. Hybrid therapy and the "pill in the pocket"-strategy seem to be potent new therapeutic options...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Patterns of delayed-enhancement in MRI of ischemic and non-ischemic cardiomyopathies]
    A Stork
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Diagnostische und Interventionelle Radiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Rofo 179:21-30. 2007
    ..Furthermore, DE-MRI can be helpful in the planning and evaluation of myocardial biopsies and electrophysiological examinations...
  49. ncbi request reprint Antibodies to chlamydial lipopolysaccharides in unstable angina pectoris
    J Kahler
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Hamburg, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 87:1150-3. 2001
    ..Patients with low IgM anti-LPS titers were at risk for subsequent death. However, there was no correlation between antichlamydial antibody titers and CRP or TnT...
  50. doi request reprint [Interventional therapy of atrial fibrillation: possibilities and limitations]
    S Willems
    Universitäres Herzzentrum Hamburg, Klinik für Kardiologie mit Schwerpunkt Elektrophysiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 135:S48-54. 2010
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint [Cost-effectiveness of a rapid test for troponin in emergency admissions]
    C Heeschen
    Abteilung Kardiologie, Universitatskrankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 123:1229-34. 1998
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate whether the measurement of troponin 1 (Tnl) would reliably recognize those patients with an increased risk of cardiac disease so that unnecessary hospital stay could be avoided or at least reduced...
  52. doi request reprint Multi-detector computed tomography to analyze in-stent restenoses at different heart rates
    R Koster
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Kardiologie und Angiologie, Universitäres Herzzentrum Hamburg
    Rofo 180:821-31. 2008
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the visualization of coronary in-stent restenosis by multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT)...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of infrequent episodes of palpitations with a patient-activated hand-held electrocardiograph]
    A Schuchert
    Medizinische Klinik Abteilung für Kardiologie Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf Martinistr 52 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:62-7. 2002
    ..In contrast to other devices, this electrocardiograph records and stores the electrocardiograms with integral electrodes, which makes long-term attached electrodes not unnecessary...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Cytokines in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis]
    J Kaehler
    Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:94-9. 2002
  55. ncbi request reprint [Exercise in patients with aortic valve vitia]
    R Köstner
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Kardiologie und Angiologie, Universitäre Herzzentrum Hamburg
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:29-30, 32-3. 2007
    ..Patients with Marfan syndrome in whom remodelling of the aortic valve and/or aortic root has taken place should not be permitted to participate in any form of sporting activity...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Are the acute effects of transdermal estradiol in postmenopausal women with coronary disease related to changes of the autonomic tone?]
    A Schuchert
    Medizinische Klinik Abteilung für Kardiologie Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf Martinistr 52 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 91:156-60. 2002
    ..The modulation of the autonomic tone does not seem to be a relevant mechanism of short-term estradiol effects...
  57. doi request reprint Aortic aneurysms after correction of aortic coarctation: a systematic review
    Y von Kodolitsch
    University Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany
    Vasa 39:3-16. 2010
    ..With this systematic review, we wish to provide data for establishing more uniform strategies for preventing, diagnosing and treating aneurysms associated with aortic coarctation...
  58. ncbi request reprint Nickel and molybdenum contact allergies in patients with coronary in-stent restenosis
    R Koster
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Medical Clinic, Hamburg, Germany
    Lancet 356:1895-7. 2000
    ..We investigated the association between allergic reactions to stent components and the occurrence of in-stent restenosis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric conditions in patients with recurrent unexplained syncope
    R Ventura
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Europace 3:311-6. 2001
    ..The relationship between syncope and psychiatric disorders is little investigated. This study evaluated the prevalence of psychiatric diseases and prognostic outcome in patients with recurrent unexplained syncope...
  60. ncbi request reprint A randomized study on the effects of pacemaker programming to a lower output on projected pulse generator longevity
    A Schuchert
    Medical Clinic, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 24:1234-9. 2001
    ..Programming to a lower output slightly increased projected pacemaker longevity compared to the nominal 3.5-V setting. Longevity increasedfor 5% in patients with single andfor 14% in dual chamber pulse generators...
  61. ncbi request reprint Intravenous coronary angiography using synchrotron radiation: technical description and preliminary results
    R Ventura
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Ital Heart J 2:306-11. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was the assessment of the diagnostic accuracy of intravenous coronary angiography validated by selective coronary angiography...
  62. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of the signal averaged electrocardiogram in patients with chronic stable coronary artery disease. Analysis in the time domain and by spectral temporal mapping
    T Hofmann
    Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Zentrum Innere Medizin, Medizinische Klinik III, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:32-42. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the prognostic significance of the SAECG in a population of chronic coronary artery disease, with and without previous myocardial infarction...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Percutaneous revascularization of multivessel coronary disease using stents - a multicenter, prospective study]
    S Baldus
    Abteilung fur Kardiologie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:547-52. 2002
    ..In order to evaluate the impact of current technology, in particular coronary stents, the GABI-II trial was initiated, which in 1996 and 1997 prospectively enrolled patients according to the initial GABI-I criteria...
  64. ncbi request reprint Validation of lucigenin as a chemiluminescent probe to monitor vascular superoxide as well as basal vascular nitric oxide production
    M P Skatchkov
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 254:319-24. 1999
    ..Thus, lucigenin at a concentration of 5 microM seems to be a sensitive and valid probe for assessing O*-2 in vascular tissue. It can also be used as an indirect probe to estimate basal vascular NO release...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effects of a thin-sized lead body of a transvenous single coil defibrillation lead on ICD implantation. Kainox RV Study Group
    A Schuchert
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 23:1468-72. 2000
    ..7%) in the conventional-sized lead group. In conclusion, the down-sized lead body of the new defibrillation lead influenced neither ICD procedure duration nor the incidence of lead dislocation during follow-up...
  66. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency catheter ablation of common-type atrial flutter guided by conventional versus electroanatomical mapping
    C Weiss
    University Hospital Eppendorf, Dept of Cardiology, Martinistr 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Bratisl Lek Listy 102:385-9. 2001
    ..Thus, CARTO-guided ablation directed at the cavotricuspid isthmus represent a modern method for rapid and successful treatment of common-type atrial flutter with low radiation exposure. (Fig. 4, Ref. 16.)..
  67. doi request reprint Papillary fibroelastomas of the heart
    K Sydow
    Department of Cardiology, Hamburg University Heart Center, Hamburg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:9-13. 2008
    ..This review summarizes the significance and clinical approach for the diagnosis of this cardiac entity. The differential diagnosis, histological characteristics of CPF and current treatment strategies are also discussed...
  68. ncbi request reprint Survival and prognosis: investigation of Crataegus extract WS 1442 in congestive heart failure (SPICE)--rationale, study design and study protocol
    C J Holubarsch
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Abt Innere Medizin III Kardiologie und Angiologie, Hugstetter Str 55, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Heart Fail 2:431-7. 2000
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Prediction of left ventricular functional recovery by dobutamine echocardiography, F-18 deoxyglucose or 99mTc sestamibi nuclear imaging in patients with chronic myocardial infarction
    G K Lund
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Cardiology 98:202-9. 2002
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency catheter ablation of two accessory pathways with different unidirectional conduction properties
    T Rostock
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Herzzentrum, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 94:343-7. 2005
    ..This case report describes conventional mapping techniques and ablation of this unusual entity of a WPW syndrome...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Minimum number regulation. A comment by the leadership of the German Society of Cardiology]
    T Meinertz
    Medizinische Klinik III Herzzentrum, Universitats Krankenhaus Eppendorf, Martinistr 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:834. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery anomalies. Part I: Recent insights from molecular embryology
    Y von Kodolitsch
    Clinic of Internal Medicine III, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:929-37. 2004
    ..To this end, we highlight results from experiments that provide insight in mechanisms of coronary malformation...
  73. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms underlying endothelial dysfunction in diabetes mellitus
    U Hink
    Universitatskrankenhaus Eppendorf, Germany
    Circ Res 88:E14-22. 2001
    ..The full text of this article is available at http://www.circresaha.org...
  74. ncbi request reprint The BEAUTIFUL study: randomized trial of ivabradine in patients with stable coronary artery disease and left ventricular systolic dysfunction - baseline characteristics of the study population
    R Ferrari
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Cardiology 110:271-82. 2008
    ..This report describes the study population at baseline...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Outcome parameters for AF trials--executive summary of an AFNET-EHRA consensus conference]
    P Kirchhof
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik C, Kardiologie und Angiologie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Herzschrittmacherther Elektrophysiol 18:259-68. 2007
  76. doi request reprint Ivabradine for patients with stable coronary artery disease and left-ventricular systolic dysfunction (BEAUTIFUL): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Kim Fox
    Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Lancet 372:807-16. 2008
    ..We aimed to test whether lowering the heart rate with ivabradine reduces cardiovascular death and morbidity in patients with coronary artery disease and left-ventricular systolic dysfunction...
  77. ncbi request reprint [Position paper on primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Current edition of 25 March 2003 by the governing body of the German Society of Cardiology-Heart- and Cardiovascular Research, revised by request of the governing body via the Prevention Pr
    H Gohlke
    Klinische Kardiologie II, Herz Zentrum Bad Krozingen, Südring 15, 79189 Bad Krozingen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:II43-5. 2004
  78. ncbi request reprint [Recommendations for comprehensive risk reduction for patients with coronary heart disease, vascular diseases and diabetes. Distributed by the leadership of the German Society of Cardiology-Heart- and Vascular Research. Produced by request of the Committe
    H Gohlke
    Z Kardiol 91:61-2. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint [Policy paper on primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Current draft of 3/25/2003 issued by the Executive Committee of the German Society of Cardiology, Heart and Circulation Research. Edited by the Prevention Project Group on behalf of the Execu
    H Gohlke
    Z Kardiol 92:522-3. 2003
  80. ncbi request reprint [Position paper on the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. Current position of the 25.3.2003 Statement of the Board of the German Society of Cardiology--heart and circulatory research work commissioned by for the board by Project Group on Preve
    H Gohlke
    Z Kardiol 94:III/113-5. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress increases endothelin-1 synthesis in human coronary artery smooth muscle cells
    J Kahler
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Hamburg, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 38:49-57. 2001
    ..We therefore have identified a new mechanism in the interaction of oxidative stress and endothelin-1 expression in smooth muscle cells that may have important implications in diseases such as atherosclerosis and hypertension...
  82. ncbi request reprint [A statement about guidelines on pacemaker therapy]
    B Lemke
    Abteilung für Kardiologische und Angiologie, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Klinikum der Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:200-6. 2003
  83. ncbi request reprint [Policy paper to the cardiac re-sychronization therapy]
    C Stellbrink
    Medizinische Klinik I der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Z Kardiol 92:96-103. 2003
  84. ncbi request reprint Previous percutaneous coronary intervention may increase symptom recurrence and adverse cardiac events following surgical revascularization
    M A Aydin
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 6:295; author reply 296. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Membrane-covered stents: a new treatment strategy for saphenous vein graft lesions
    S Baldus
    Department of Cardiology, Kerckhoff Heart Center, Bad Nauheim, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 53:1-4. 2001
    ..8 +/- 0.6 mm (P < 0.05). This series of intraindividual comparisons suggests that membrane-covered stents may have the power to reduce in-stent restenosis in obstructed aortocoronary venous bypass grafts...
  86. ncbi request reprint Volume-outcome relation for contemporary percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) in daily clinical practice: is it limited to high-risk patients? Results from the Registry of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Leitende Kardio
    R Zahn
    Kardiologie Angiologie Internistische Intensivmedizin, Klinikum Nürnberg Süd, Nurnberg
    Heart 94:329-35. 2008
    ..The formerly observed volume-outcome relation for percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) has recently been questioned...