V Schwenger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of erythropoietin after solid organ transplantation
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, Medical University of Heidelberg, Germany, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:viii47-viii49. 2007
  2. pmc The Calcineurin Inhibitor-Sparing (CIS) Trial - individualised calcineurin-inhibitor treatment by immunomonitoring in renal allograft recipients: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Claudia Sommerer
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Trials 15:489. 2014
  3. doi request reprint [Renal replacement therapy for refractory heart failure]
    V Schwenger
    Sektion Nephrologie, Medizinische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120, Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 53:823-32. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of life-threatening multiresistant staphylococcal and enterococcal infections in patients with end-stage renal failure with quinupristin/dalfopristin: preliminary report
    V Schwenger
    Dept of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 56a, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Infection 30:257-61. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Real-time contrast-enhanced sonography in renal transplant recipients
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, Medical University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Transplant 20:51-4. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Color Doppler indices of renal allografts depend on vascular stiffness of the transplant recipients
    V Schwenger
    Division of Nephrology, University Medical Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Transplant 6:2721-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Damage to the peritoneal membrane by glucose degradation products is mediated by the receptor for advanced glycation end-products
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:199-207. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced sonography as early diagnostic tool of chronic allograft nephropathy
    Vedat Schwenger
    University of Heidelberg, Division of Nephrology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2694-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Late referral--a major cause of poor outcome in the very elderly dialysis patient
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:962-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary cavernae in Wegener's granulomatosis
    Vedat Schwenger
    Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:818. 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications84

  1. ncbi request reprint Use of erythropoietin after solid organ transplantation
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, Medical University of Heidelberg, Germany, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:viii47-viii49. 2007
    ..Moreover, further studies will be necessary to clarify whether EPO administration might have haemoglobin-independent beneficial effects...
  2. pmc The Calcineurin Inhibitor-Sparing (CIS) Trial - individualised calcineurin-inhibitor treatment by immunomonitoring in renal allograft recipients: protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Claudia Sommerer
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Trials 15:489. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint [Renal replacement therapy for refractory heart failure]
    V Schwenger
    Sektion Nephrologie, Medizinische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120, Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Internist (Berl) 53:823-32. 2012
    ..Due to the limited data available, treatment and outcome parameters should be recorded in the registry of the German Society of Nephrology (http://www.herz-niere.de)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Treatment of life-threatening multiresistant staphylococcal and enterococcal infections in patients with end-stage renal failure with quinupristin/dalfopristin: preliminary report
    V Schwenger
    Dept of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 56a, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Infection 30:257-61. 2002
    ..Life-threatening infections with multiresistant gram-positive bacteria are increasing. Treatment with quinupristin/dalfopristin (Q-D) has turned out to be effective against such resistant pathogens...
  5. ncbi request reprint Real-time contrast-enhanced sonography in renal transplant recipients
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, Medical University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Transplant 20:51-4. 2006
    ..CES does not provide only quantitative information on microvascular perfusion of the renal allografts but also represents improved diagnostic significance compared with CDUS for the detection of chronic allograft nephropathy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Color Doppler indices of renal allografts depend on vascular stiffness of the transplant recipients
    V Schwenger
    Division of Nephrology, University Medical Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Transplant 6:2721-4. 2006
    ..For a more correct interpretation of the RI values in renal allografts parameters of vascular stiffness such as IMT, PP or PWV should be included...
  7. ncbi request reprint Damage to the peritoneal membrane by glucose degradation products is mediated by the receptor for advanced glycation end-products
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Medicine Division of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:199-207. 2006
    ..Peritoneal damage by GDP in PDF is dependent at least in part on AGE-RAGE interaction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced sonography as early diagnostic tool of chronic allograft nephropathy
    Vedat Schwenger
    University of Heidelberg, Division of Nephrology, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2694-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Late referral--a major cause of poor outcome in the very elderly dialysis patient
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:962-7. 2006
    ..There is little documentation whether late referral is more frequent in the very elderly (> or =75 years) as compared with non-elderly patients and whether it contributes, at least in part, to their particularly poor outcome...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary cavernae in Wegener's granulomatosis
    Vedat Schwenger
    Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:818. 2006
  11. ncbi request reprint Color doppler ultrasonography in the diagnostic evaluation of renal allografts
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephron Clin Pract 104:c107-12. 2006
    ..The timely diagnosis of vascular damage prior to a rise in S-creatinine offers the possibility of early therapeutic intervention and thus at least the potential for the improvement of allograft survival...
  12. ncbi request reprint Real-time contrast-enhanced sonography of renal transplant recipients predicts chronic allograft nephropathy
    V Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Transplant 6:609-15. 2006
    ..RT-CES using low-power real-time perfusion imaging is a feasible method to evaluate microvascular perfusion in renal allograft recipients...
  13. doi request reprint The role of pretransplant dialysis modality on renal allograft outcome
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3761-6. 2011
    ..The pretransplant dialysis modality might influence renal allograft and patient survival after transplantation. Studies published to date yielded conflicting results...
  14. ncbi request reprint Henoch-Schönlein purpura in adults is not uncommon in elderly patients with an adverse prognosis
    M Schaier
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Nephrol 76:49-56. 2011
    ..Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a fairly common disease in children and adolescents. There are only limited data available for adults...
  15. doi request reprint Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation in type 1 diabetes
    C Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Transplant 23:115-20. 2009
    ..We give a short overview on SPK transplantation, with a focus on the effects of this procedure on diabetic complications as well as patient and kidney graft survival...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optimal blood pressure control versus additional immunosuppressive therapy in idiopathic membranous nephropathy - a retrospective analysis
    R Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Nephrol 72:366-72. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Hypertension after renal transplantation
    V Schwenger
    Department Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str. 56a, D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Curr Hypertens Rep 3:434-9. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiac biomarkers are influenced by dialysis characteristics
    C Sommerer
    Department of Nephrology, University Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Nephrol 68:392-400. 2007
    ..The high percentage and magnitude of these increased molecules is associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in hemodialysis patients. This study investigates the impact of the dialysis procedure itself on cardiac biomarkers...
  19. doi request reprint Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockers after renal transplantation
    C Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Transplant 23:33-6. 2009
    ..In addition, we review their influence on morphologic and biochemical markers as well as on renal function, graft and patient survival after renal transplantation...
  20. doi request reprint Rosiglitazone reduces angiotensin II and advanced glycation end product-dependent sustained nuclear factor-kappaB activation in cultured human proximal tubular epithelial cells
    M Morcos
    Department of Internal Medicine 1 Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Horm Metab Res 40:752-9. 2008
    ..Most importantly, rosiglitazone effects on NFkappaB activation were maximal at later time points, indicating that rosiglitazone treatment confers long lasting renoprotective effects...
  21. doi request reprint Glucose effects on the peritoneum: what can we learn from rodent models?
    S Muller-Krebs
    Internal Medicine I and Clinical Chemistry, Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 120:197-8. 2012
    ..In the case of kidney damage, the intervention with BF was also successful. Taken together, PD can be regarded as a local model for long-term diabetes together with systemic aspects of damage...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Renal replacement therapy in the intensive care unit]
    C Morath
    Nierenzentrum Heidelberg, Medizinische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg
    Anaesthesist 55:901-13; quiz 914. 2006
    ..Furthermore, we discuss timing of the initiation of renal replacement therapy, patient outcome with different renal replacement therapies and the adequate dialysis dose to be delivered...
  23. ncbi request reprint Four cases of sirolimus-associated interstitial pneumonitis: identification of risk factors
    C Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 39:99-102. 2007
    ..With careful monitoring (or even exclusion from therapy) of patients at risk for the development of disease, we have had no case of sirolimus-associated interstitial pneumonitis since September 2004...
  24. ncbi request reprint Advanced glycation endproducts (AGEs) as uremic toxins
    V Schwenger
    Ruperto Carola University of Heidelberg, Department of Internal Medicine, Bergheimer Strasse 58, D-69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nahrung 45:172-6. 2001
    ..In contrast, a rapid decrease of AGE concentrations in plasma is noted after renal transplantation. Dietary AGEs may contribute significantly to the total AGE load of the body, particularly in uremia...
  25. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive therapy in renal patients - benefits and difficulties
    V Schwenger
    Klinikum der Universitat Heidelberg, Sektion Nephrologie, Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Nephron 83:202-13. 1999
    ..Thus it is very important to lower the nighttime blood pressure and to detect nighttime blood pressure increases using ambulatory blood pressure measurements...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cardiac biomarkers and survival in haemodialysis patients
    C Sommerer
    University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:350-6. 2007
    ..In a longitudinal observation, we evaluated the association of cTNT and NT-proBNP on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in haemodialysis patients with and without fluid overload...
  27. doi request reprint RAGE expression in the human peritoneal membrane
    Lars P Kihm
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3302-6. 2008
    ..This study investigates the in vivo expression of RAGE in the peritoneal membrane of uraemic human patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Incidence and clinical characteristics of renal insufficiency in diabetic patients]
    V Schwenger
    Medizinische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 126:1322-6. 2001
    ..Very different figures for incidence and prevalence have been reported. There is a strong suspicion that the epidemiological dimension of the problem has been underestimated in many of the statistics...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Integrated skills laboratory concept for undergraduate training in internal medicine]
    C Nikendei
    Abteilung für Allgemeine Klinische und Psychosomatische Medizin, Medizinische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:1133-8. 2005
    ..We report here on the implementation and evaluation of an obligatory, tutor-guided, and integrated skills laboratory concept in the field of internal medicine...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Diabetic nephropathy]
    M Morcos
    Abteilung für Innere Medizin 1, Endokrinologie, Stoffwechsel und Klinische Chemie, Medizinische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg und Sektion Nephrologie, Medizinische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 132:1039-42. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Cyclosporin A toxicity of the renal allograft--a late complication and potentially reversible
    Claudia Sommerer
    Department Medicine Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimerstrasse 56a, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephron 92:339-45. 2002
    ..Reduction of CsA improves renal function, reduces graft resistive index and systolic blood pressure...
  32. ncbi request reprint Procalcitonin as marker of infection in patients with Goodpasture's syndrome is misleading
    Christian Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2701-4. 2007
    ..e. in vasculitis. To investigate the value of PCT in Goodpasture's syndrome, we reviewed the charts of patients with Goodpasture's syndrome who were treated from 1996 to 2006...
  33. ncbi request reprint Malignancy in renal transplantation
    Christian Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimerstrasse 56a, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:1582-8. 2004
  34. doi request reprint Chronic low-dose isotretinoin treatment limits renal damage in subtotally nephrectomized rats
    Christian Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Mol Med (Berl) 87:53-64. 2009
    ..We conclude that LD isotretinoin attenuates progressive renal damage, whereas HD isotretinoin cumulates and aggravates renal damage independent of blood pressure reduction...
  35. doi request reprint Switch of immunosuppression from cyclosporine A to everolimus: impact on pulse wave velocity in stable de-novo renal allograft recipients
    Joerg Seckinger
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Hypertens 26:2213-9. 2008
    ..Whereas the immunosuppression with calcineurin inhibitors is associated with an increased cardiovascular risk, beneficial effects of mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors on the vascular system are suspected...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of 5-fluorouracil and its catabolites determined by 19F nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy for a patient on chronic hemodialysis
    Jens Rengelshausen
    Department of Internal Medicine VI, Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Kidney Dis 39:E10. 2002
    ..Negative effects of FBAL or enhancement of 5-FU-related toxicity could not be judged in this individual case, but further study is warranted to determine the possible benefits of more intensive dialysis treatment...
  37. doi request reprint Dual regulation of renal Kir7.1 potassium channels by protein Kinase A and protein Kinase C
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Nephrology, Renal Center Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 377:981-6. 2008
    ..In summary, this study demonstrates the dual regulation of Kir7.1 channel function by PKA and PKC. Structurally, these regulations depend on two key residues in the C-terminal channel domain ((Ser)201 for PKC and (Ser)287 for PKA)...
  38. doi request reprint Acute phase reaction to gadolinium-DTPA in dialysis patients
    Henning Steen
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:1274-7. 2009
    ..In an observational series, we found a remarkable frequency of peracute reactions after administration of Gd-DTPA used for cardiovascular evaluation before renal transplantation...
  39. doi request reprint Contrast enhanced sonography shows superior microvascular renal allograft perfusion in patients switched from cyclosporine A to everolimus
    Lars P Kihm
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplantation 88:261-5. 2009
    ..There is no information on the microperfusion of renal allografts in patients receiving either mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitor or calcineurin inhibitor...
  40. ncbi request reprint Glucose degradation products in PD fluids: do they disappear from the peritoneal cavity and enter the systemic circulation?
    Martin Zeier
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Kidney Int 63:298-305. 2003
    ..They are thought to adversely affect the peritoneal membrane. The fate of GDP within the peritoneal cavity has not been well characterized...
  41. pmc Benfotiamine protects against peritoneal and kidney damage in peritoneal dialysis
    Lars P Kihm
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Am Soc Nephrol 22:914-26. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that benfotiamine protects the peritoneal membrane and remnant kidney in a rat model of peritoneal dialysis and uremia...
  42. ncbi request reprint Activation of tubular epithelial cells in diabetic nephropathy
    Michael Morcos
    Department of Internal Medicine 1, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimerstrasse 58, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Diabetes 51:3532-44. 2002
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Pharmacokinetics of linezolid in septic patients with and without extended dialysis
    Stefanie Swoboda
    Pharmacy Department, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 66:291-8. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the pharmacokinetics of linezolid in septic patients without ED and on ED, respectively...
  44. pmc Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic analysis of enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium: limited sampling strategies and clinical outcome in renal transplant patients
    Claudia Sommerer
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 69:346-57. 2010
    ..Pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) monitoring strategies and clinical outcome were evaluated in enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (EC-MPS)-treated renal allograft recipients...
  45. doi request reprint Proton pump inhibitors interfere with the immunosuppressive potency of mycophenolate mofetil
    Matthias Schaier
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:2061-7. 2010
    ..Since PPIs are widely used, it is useful to clarify whether the total drug amount of MMF is available in patients undergoing PPI treatment...
  46. doi request reprint An integrative approach for the transplantation of high-risk sensitized patients
    Christian Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplantation 90:645-53. 2010
    ..Sensitized patients have a lower chance of receiving a crossmatch-negative kidney and, if transplanted, are at risk of antibody-mediated allograft rejection...
  47. ncbi request reprint How should we manage anaemia in patients with diabetes?
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:67-72. 2002
    ..Further studies are required to determine whether reversal of anaemia has beneficial effects on microvascular and macrovascular diabetic complications, particularly cardiac disease, retinopathy and peripheral arterial disease...
  48. doi request reprint The patient with C-ANCA/PR3-ANCA-positive crescentic pauci-immune glomerulonephritis and recurrence of nephritic sediment
    Martin Andrassy
    Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2084-7. 2008
  49. ncbi request reprint GDP and AGE receptors: mechanisms of peritoneal damage
    Vedat Schwenger
    Division of Nephrology, Medical University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contrib Nephrol 150:77-83. 2006
    ..Further investigations of this pathway with regard to preventing peritoneal fibrosis should be performed to maintain the integrity of the peritoneal membrane in peritoneal dialysis patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Transmission of malignancy with solid organ transplants
    Christian Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplantation 80:S164-6. 2005
    ..Finally, suggestions are made for screening regimens for living as well as cadaveric donors to minimize the risk of inadvertent tumor transmission...
  51. ncbi request reprint Sirolimus in renal transplantation
    Christian Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:viii61-viii65. 2007
    ..This overview provides a summary of the current literature on inhibitors of the mammalian target of rapamycin, with a special focus on sirolimus...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cardiac biomarkers in haemodialysis patients: the prognostic value of amino-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and cardiac troponin T
    Claudia Sommerer
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephron Clin Pract 107:c77-81. 2007
    ..They provide a useful rationale for the screening of occult cardiac disease and optimization of the dialysis procedure with respect to volume control...
  53. ncbi request reprint Antifibrotic actions of mycophenolic acid
    Christian Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Transplant 20:25-9. 2006
    ..MMF is well tolerated and has proven to be a relatively safe drug. Taken together, there is a growing body of evidence pointing to therapeutic applications of MMF other than immunosuppression, in particular the prevention of fibrosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint An oral load of the early glycation compound lactuloselysine fails to accumulate in the serum of uraemic patients
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimerstr 56a, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:383-8. 2006
    ..It has been hypothesized that in renal failure, exogenous glycation compounds from food accumulate and play a major pathogenetic role when renal excretion is impaired...
  55. ncbi request reprint A nephrotic patient with tumour necrosis factor receptor-associated periodic syndrome, IgA nephropathy and CNS involvement
    Gottfried Rudofsky
    Division of Endocrinology and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:1109-12. 2006
  56. doi request reprint Tissue Expression of Aquaporin 2 Is Correlated to Urine Output and Allograft Function in Sensitized Kidney Transplant Patients
    K Klein
    Division of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 48:2629-2636. 2016
    ..We evaluated the tissue expression of aquaporins (AQP1 and AQP2) and the epithelial sodium channel (ENAC) in kidney biopsy specimens from sensitized kidney transplant recipients...
  57. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the early period after kidney transplantation predicts long-term allograft function
    V Schwenger
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 46:3352-7. 2014
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the feasibility of early CES in predicting long-term kidney allograft function in comparison to color Doppler ultrasonography (CDUS)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Hypertension after renal transplantation
    V Schwenger
    Department Internal Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Transplant 6:25-30. 2001
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Effects of mycophenolic acid on human fibroblast proliferation, migration and adhesion in vitro and in vivo
    C Morath
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Transplant 8:1786-97. 2008
    ..The perspective of MPA-induced cytoskeletal dysfunction may go beyond wound healing disturbances and may have beneficial effects on (renal) allografts with respect to scarring...
  60. ncbi request reprint Salt--a potential 'uremic toxin'?
    Eberhard Ritz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Blood Purif 24:63-6. 2006
    ..However, it is possible, and indeed likely, that sodium plays an adverse role in the genesis of target organ damage in terminal renal failure...
  61. ncbi request reprint Aquaporin-1 channel function is positively regulated by protein kinase C
    Wei Zhang
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Heidelberg, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Biol Chem 282:20933-40. 2007
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Uremia aggravates left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Nephrol 32:13-22. 2010
    ..Renal failure is a well-established cardiovascular risk factor. We hypothesized that uremia negatively affects post-myocardial infarction (MI) remodeling and left ventricular (LV) function and examined the pathohistological correlations...
  63. doi request reprint [Cardiorenal syndrome: limits of heart failure therapy]
    L Großekettler
    Sektion Nephrologie, Medizinische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 162, 69120, Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Herz 38:569-77. 2013
    ..The first analysis of the registry of the German Society of Nephrology (http://www.herz-niere.de) confirmed that there is a benefit for health-related quality of life in chronic CHF patients treated with peritoneal dialysis...
  64. doi request reprint [Dialysis and ultrafiltration therapy in patients with cardio-renal syndrome: recommendations of the working group "heart-kidney" of the German Cardiac Society and the German Society of Nephrology]
    V Schwenger
    Nierenzentrum Heidelberg, Medizinische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg, Heidelberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 139:e1-8. 2014
    ..Prerequisite for an optimized care of patients with cardio-renal syndrome is the close collaboration among intensive care doctors, cardiologists and nephrologists. ..
  65. doi request reprint [Hemoptysis and acute renal failure in a 29-year-old patient with chronic hepatitis C infection]
    J Marx
    Medizinische Klinik IV für Gastroenterologie und Infektiologie, Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, Heidelberg, Germany
    Internist (Berl) 49:1120-5. 2008
    ..An autoimmune disease should also be taken into account if new symptoms develop under an ongoing interferon alpha therapy...
  66. doi request reprint Effect of insulin and glucose infusion on myocardial infarction size in uraemic rats
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Nephrology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 104:571-9. 2009
    ..Further analysis did not reveal a down regulation in GLUT 4 and IRS-1/IRS-2...
  67. ncbi request reprint Is the sauna a common place for experiencing acute renal failure?
    Nina Hofmann
    Department of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:235-7. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint The tumor-necrosis-factor-associated periodic syndrome, the brain, and tumor-necrosis-factor-alpha antagonists
    B Wildemann
    Division of Molecular Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Neurology 68:1742-4. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment of central Cushing's syndrome with rosiglitazone
    M Morcos
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Chemistry Heidelberg, Germany
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 115:292-7. 2007
    ..Some studies revealed beneficial effects of the PPARgamma (Peroxisome-Proliferator-Activator- Receptor-gamma)-agonist rosiglitazone (RG) in in vitro studies, animal models and short term clinical studies...
  70. doi request reprint Renal toxicity mediated by glucose degradation products in a rat model of advanced renal failure
    S Muller-Krebs
    Medical University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Clin Invest 38:296-305. 2008
    ..Here we show that in a rat model of advanced renal failure, GDP affect the structure and function of the remnant kidney...
  71. doi request reprint HLA-DRB1*0102 is associated with TINU syndrome and bilateral, sudden-onset anterior uveitis but not with interstitial nephritis alone
    F Mackensen
    Interdisciplinary Uveitis Center, University Eye Hospital, INF 400, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Ophthalmol 95:971-5. 2011
    ..Here, the authors performed HLA analysis on subjects with isolated bilateral sudden-onset uveitis (as in the TINU subtype) or with isolated tubulointerstitial nephritis (TIN)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle modification and progressive renal failure
    Eberhard Ritz
    Nierenzentrum Department Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:387-92. 2005
    ..Alcohol consumption, according to some preliminary information, has a bimodal relationship to cardiovascular risk and progression, with moderate consumption being protective...
  73. ncbi request reprint How can the poor outcomes for diabetic dialysis patients be improved?
    Vedat Schwenger
    Department Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Semin Dial 17:186-7. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Hemodialysis--from early days to tomorrow
    Eberhard Ritz
    Department Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Contrib Nephrol 149:1-9. 2005
    ..Elucidating and correcting the cardiovascular risk is the most important challenge to clinical nephrology today...
  75. ncbi request reprint Good MRI images: to Gad or not to Gad?
    Henning Steen
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:1239-42. 2007
    ..MRI professionals should collaborate closely with their colleagues from other medical specialties to identify patients with adverse events...
  76. ncbi request reprint Do AV fistulas contribute to cardiac mortality in hemodialysis patients?
    Ralf Dikow
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ruperto Carola University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Semin Dial 15:14-7. 2002
    ..Fistula flow should be monitored (e.g., by duplex sonography) to guarantee adequate flow and permit preemptive intervention to avoid fistula thrombosis...
  77. doi request reprint Glyoxalase-1 prevents mitochondrial protein modification and enhances lifespan in Caenorhabditis elegans
    Michael Morcos
    Department of Medicine I and Clinical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 410, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Aging Cell 7:260-9. 2008
    ..elegans lifespan. In contrast, knock-down of CeGly increases MG modifications of mitochondrial proteins and mitochondrial ROS production, and decreases C. elegans lifespan...
  78. pmc C. elegans as model for the study of high glucose- mediated life span reduction
    Andreas Schlotterer
    Department of Medicine I and Clinical Chemistry, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Diabetes 58:2450-6. 2009
    ..Establishing Caenorhabditis elegans as a model for glucose toxicity-mediated life span reduction...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Dialysis in Germany: new medications and new technical possibilities. Interview by Sonja Böhm]
    Vedat Schwenger
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr . 2005
  80. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein A-IV serum concentrations are elevated in patients with mild and moderate renal failure
    Florian Kronenberg
    Institute of Medical Biology and Human Genetics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:461-9. 2002
    ..011). The data clearly show that the anti-atherogenic apoA-IV starts to increase during the earliest phases of renal insufficiency, which makes apoA-IV an early marker of renal impairment...
  81. ncbi request reprint Sodium citrate anticoagulation during sustained low efficiency dialysis (SLED) in patients with acute renal failure and severely impaired liver function
    Christian Morath
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:421-2. 2008
  82. ncbi request reprint Transmission of donor-derived small-cell carcinoma cells by a nontumor-bearing allograft
    Christian Morath
    Transplantation 80:540-2. 2005