Raimund Erbel

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Spectrum of remodeling behavior observed with serial long-term (>/=12 months) follow-up intravascular ultrasound studies in left main coronary arteries
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Medisch Spectrum Twente, Department of Cardiology, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:1107-13. 2004
  2. ncbi Impact of moderate lesion calcium on mechanisms of coronary stenting as assessed with three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound in vivo
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 92:5-10. 2003
  3. ncbi Preintervention arterial remodeling affects vessel stretch and plaque extrusion during coronary stent deployment as demonstrated by three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 92:130-5. 2003
  4. ncbi Relation between progression and regression of atherosclerotic left main coronary artery disease and serum cholesterol levels as assessed with serial long-term (> or =12 months) follow-up intravascular ultrasound
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 108:2757-62. 2003
  5. ncbi Relationship between cardiovascular risk as predicted by established risk scores versus plaque progression as measured by serial intravascular ultrasound in left main coronary arteries
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Thoraxcentrum Twente, Hospital Enschede, Department of Cardiology, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Haaksbergerstr 55, 7513ER Enschede, The Netherlands
    Circulation 110:1579-85. 2004
  6. doi Avoidance of proximal endoleak using a hybrid stent graft in arch replacement and descending aorta stenting
    Konstantinos Tsagakis
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:773-9. 2009
  7. doi Association of exercise capacity and the heart rate profile during exercise stress testing with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:665-76. 2009
  8. doi Preparatory balloon aortic valvuloplasty during transcatheter aortic valve implantation for improved valve sizing
    Polykarpos C Patsalis
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 6:965-71. 2013
  9. doi Suture-mediated arterial access site closure after transfemoral aortic valve implantation
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:E139-50. 2013
  10. doi Vascular access site complications after percutaneous transfemoral aortic valve implantation
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:398-408. 2009

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  1. ncbi Spectrum of remodeling behavior observed with serial long-term (>/=12 months) follow-up intravascular ultrasound studies in left main coronary arteries
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Medisch Spectrum Twente, Department of Cardiology, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Am J Cardiol 93:1107-13. 2004
    ..More than 30% of lesions show a negative remodeling behavior, which shows no relation to patient characteristics or initial plaque burden...
  2. ncbi Impact of moderate lesion calcium on mechanisms of coronary stenting as assessed with three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound in vivo
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 92:5-10. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi Preintervention arterial remodeling affects vessel stretch and plaque extrusion during coronary stent deployment as demonstrated by three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 92:130-5. 2003
    ..Lesions with positive remodeling show more plaque extrusion into the distal reference and less stent-induced vessel stretch than those with negative remodeling...
  4. ncbi Relation between progression and regression of atherosclerotic left main coronary artery disease and serum cholesterol levels as assessed with serial long-term (> or =12 months) follow-up intravascular ultrasound
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 108:2757-62. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi Relationship between cardiovascular risk as predicted by established risk scores versus plaque progression as measured by serial intravascular ultrasound in left main coronary arteries
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Thoraxcentrum Twente, Hospital Enschede, Department of Cardiology, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Haaksbergerstr 55, 7513ER Enschede, The Netherlands
    Circulation 110:1579-85. 2004
    ..Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is increasingly used as an end point in studies aimed at reducing progression or inducing regression of coronary artery disease. However, data linking serial changes by IVUS with clinical outcomes are scarce...
  6. doi Avoidance of proximal endoleak using a hybrid stent graft in arch replacement and descending aorta stenting
    Konstantinos Tsagakis
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:773-9. 2009
    ..To overcome problems of proximal endoleak, a hybrid stent graft was designed and used. This study assessed technical feasibility and early results...
  7. doi Association of exercise capacity and the heart rate profile during exercise stress testing with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: data from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 98:665-76. 2009
    ....
  8. doi Preparatory balloon aortic valvuloplasty during transcatheter aortic valve implantation for improved valve sizing
    Polykarpos C Patsalis
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 6:965-71. 2013
    ..This study sought to evaluate whether supra-aortic angiography during preparatory balloon aortic valvuloplasty (BAV) improves valve sizing...
  9. doi Suture-mediated arterial access site closure after transfemoral aortic valve implantation
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 81:E139-50. 2013
    ....
  10. doi Vascular access site complications after percutaneous transfemoral aortic valve implantation
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:398-408. 2009
    ..In the study, the authors analyzed their 4-year TAVI experience with respect to vascular complications and their management in patients undergoing completely percutaneous transfemoral TAVI procedures...
  11. doi Incidence, outcome and correlates of residual paravalvular aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and importance of haemodynamic assessment
    Polykarpos C Patsalis
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    EuroIntervention 8:1398-406. 2013
    ..Residual paravalvular aortic regurgitation (PAR) after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is common. We therefore evaluated incidence, determinants and outcome of PAR after TAVI...
  12. ncbi Prognostic value of preoperative cardiac troponin I in patients undergoing emergency coronary artery bypass surgery with non-ST-elevation or ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 114:I448-53. 2006
    ..Whether preoperatively elevated cTnI levels similarly predict the outcome in patients undergoing emergency CABG with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is currently unknown...
  13. doi Clinical implications of systemic inflammatory response syndrome following thoracic aortic stent-graft placement
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 15:135-43. 2008
    ..To quantify inflammatory markers in a large cohort of patients undergoing thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) and investigate if profound biomarker elevations may be predictors of postprocedural death...
  14. doi [Experience and learning curve with transapical aortic valve implantation]
    Daniel Wendt
    Klinik fur Thorax und Kardiovaskulare Chirurgie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitätsklinikum der Universität Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:388-97. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess a potential learning curve with the former technique based on the own experience with this novel procedure...
  15. doi Systematic analysis of functional and structural changes after coronary microembolization: a cardiac magnetic resonance imaging study
    Frank Breuckmann
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, Essen, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2:121-30. 2009
    ..Our study aimed to detect the morphological und functional effects of coronary microembolization (ME) in vivo by cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging in an established experimental animal model...
  16. doi Beyond Framingham risk factors and coronary calcification: does aortic valve calcification improve risk prediction? The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Hagen Kälsch
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Heart 100:930-7. 2014
    ..Aortic valve calcification (AVC) is considered a manifestation of atherosclerosis. In this study, we investigated whether AVC adds to cardiovascular risk prediction beyond Framingham risk factors and coronary artery calcification (CAC)...
  17. ncbi Endovascular stent-graft treatment of penetrating aortic ulcer: results over a median follow-up of 27 months
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am Heart J 151:530-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the results of endovascular stent-graft placement for the treatment of patients with PAUs...
  18. doi Guidance of percutaneous transcatheter aortic valve implantation by real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography--A single-center experience
    Rolf Alexander Janosi
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:142-8. 2009
    ..Due to the advantages of real-time 3D TEE monitoring, this technique might improve the outcome of patients treated with percutaneous aortic valve replacement...
  19. doi Prognostic impact of contrast-enhanced CMR early after acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in a regional STEMI network: results of the "Herzinfarktverbund Essen"
    Oliver Bruder
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Elisabeth Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 33:136-42. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic impact of contrast-enhanced CMR in the patient cohort of a regional STEMI network...
  20. doi Prevalence of thoracic aortic calcification and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors and coronary calcification in an unselected population-based cohort: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Hagen Kälsch
    West German Heart Center Essen, Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:207-16. 2013
    ..0001, PR adjusted for risk factors 1.14 [1.09-1.20], p < 0.0001). In general population, TAC has high prevalence and largely shares cardiovascular risk factors with CAD while being independently associated with present CAC...
  21. ncbi Frequency and outcomes of acute renal failure following thoracic aortic stent-graft placement
    Holger Eggebrecht
    The Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 98:458-63. 2006
    ..In addition, identification of an at-risk subset may allow modification of reversible periprocedural factors that may help decrease postprocedural ARF...
  22. doi Quantification of coronary atherosclerosis and inflammation to predict coronary events and all-cause mortality
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1455-64. 2011
    ....
  23. doi Aortic remodeling in type B aortic dissection: effects of endovascular stent-graft repair and medical treatment on true and false lumen volumes
    Sebastian Huptas
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 16:28-38. 2009
    ..To analyze aortic remodeling processes in terms of true (TL) and false lumen (FL) volumes in patients with type B aortic dissection undergoing thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) versus patients treated medically...
  24. ncbi Rapid progression of discrete type A intramural hematoma: prevention of a "procedure-related" complication by intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 12:252-7. 2005
    ..To report a case illustrating the utility of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) before planned stent-graft placement for chronic type B aortic dissection...
  25. ncbi [Assessment of the natural history of coronary artery calcification and identification of its determinants. Rationale of the 2nd part of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study]
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 32:108-20. 2007
    ..The rationale of serial CAC quantification is discussed in this article.The Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study will contribute to the appraisal of new imaging modalities in risk stratification...
  26. ncbi Coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk in masters male marathon runners. Rationale and design of the "marathon study"
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Herz 31:575-85. 2006
    ..The predictive value of modern imaging- and non-imaging-based markers of risk that can be used for risk stratification in masters endurance athletes still deserves exploration...
  27. doi Are HIV patients undertreated? Cardiovascular risk factors in HIV: results of the HIV-HEART study
    Nico Reinsch
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Essen Medical School, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:267-74. 2012
    ..With increased life expectancy, HIV-infected patients increasingly are experiencing comorbidities, most notably cardiovascular risk factors (CRFs) and coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  28. doi Cerebral embolization during transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a transcranial Doppler study
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Circulation 126:1245-55. 2012
    ..Cerebral magnetic resonance imaging has revealed more new, albeit clinically silent lesions from procedural embolization, yet the main source and predominant procedural step of emboli remain unclear...
  29. doi Elevated levels of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein are associated with mild cognitive impairment and its subtypes: results of a population-based case-control study
    Martha Dlugaj
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Alzheimers Dis 28:503-14. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that inflammation plays an important role in the development and presence of cognitive impairment...
  30. doi Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis predicts cardiovascular risk in different stages of hypertension: result of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hypertension 59:44-53. 2012
    ..This marker of target-organ damage might be included, when lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapeutic effects in prehypertensive individuals are tested to avoid exposure to risk and increase benefit...
  31. doi Myocardial late gadolinium enhancement: prevalence, pattern, and prognostic relevance in marathon runners
    Frank Breuckmann
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    Radiology 251:50-7. 2009
    ....
  32. doi Coronary risk stratification, discrimination, and reclassification improvement based on quantification of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall study
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1397-406. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine net reclassification improvement (NRI) and improved risk prediction based on coronary artery calcification (CAC) scoring in comparison with traditional risk factors...
  33. doi Contrast-enhanced cardiac MRI before coronary artery bypass surgery: impact of myocardial scar extent on bypass flow
    Peter Hunold
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Eur Radiol 18:2756-64. 2008
    ..Beyond the probability of functional recovery, preoperative MRI might add value to surgery planning by predicting midterm bypass graft patency...
  34. doi Aortoesophageal fistula after thoracic aortic stent-graft placement: a rare but catastrophic complication of a novel emerging technique
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:570-6. 2009
    ..Our goal was to report characteristics and outcomes of 6 patients with aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) after thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR)...
  35. doi Impact of atherosclerotic plaque composition on coronary microembolization during percutaneous coronary interventions
    Dirk Bose
    Dept of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Basic Res Cardiol 103:587-97. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi Endovascular stent-graft placement for acute and contained rupture of the descending thoracic aorta
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 66:474-82. 2005
    ..To identify determinants of postinterventional death after endovascular stent-graft placement for acute rupture of the descending thoracic aorta, an emerging therapeutic modality for this highly life-threatening condition...
  37. ncbi Relation between lipoprotein(a) and fibrinogen and serial intravascular ultrasound plaque progression in left main coronary arteries
    Marc Hartmann
    Department of Cardiology, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:446-52. 2006
    ..There is evidence that coronary plaque progression is linked to a higher risk for future cardiovascular events...
  38. doi A modified "preclosure" technique after percutaneous aortic valve replacement
    Philipp Kahlert
    West German Heart Center Essen, Department of Cardiology, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:877-84. 2008
    ..To evaluate the feasibility, safety and efficacy of suture-mediated closure devices using a modified "preclosure" technique for access site management after percutaneous aortic valve replacement (PAVR)...
  39. doi Association of epicardial fat with cardiovascular risk factors and incident myocardial infarction in the general population: the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:1388-95. 2013
    ..This study sought to determine whether epicardial fat volume predicts coronary events in the general population...
  40. doi Prevalence and incidence of anemia in the German Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Lewin Eisele
    Department of Hematology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Hematol 92:731-7. 2013
    ..Participants with elevated FLC and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) had an increased risk of anemia at 5-year FU. FLC-alone or in combination with hsCRP-may serve as biomarker indicating an increased risk of developing anemia...
  41. pmc Multicenter assessment of the reproducibility of volumetric radiofrequency-based intravascular ultrasound measurements in coronary lesions that were consecutively stented
    Jennifer Huisman
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentrum Twente, Haaksbergerstraat 55, 7513 ER Enschede, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 28:1867-78. 2012
    ..A central analysis for VH-IVUS multicenter studies of lesions prior to PCI should be pursued. Moreover, it may be problematical to pool VH-IVUS data of individual trials analyzed by independent centers...
  42. doi Automated flow quantification in valvular heart disease based on backscattered Doppler power analysis: implementation on matrix-array ultrasound imaging systems
    Thomas Buck
    West German Heart Center Essen, Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 24:463-77. 2008
    ....
  43. doi Residential exposure to urban air pollution, ankle-brachial index, and peripheral arterial disease
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Epidemiology 20:280-8. 2009
    ..Long-term exposure to particulate air pollution has been associated with increased cardiovascular disease. Biologic pathways for this association are not fully understood...
  44. ncbi Successful nitinol stent implantation in a large coronary aneurysm: post-interventional patency assessment by magnetic resonance imaging
    Frank Breuckmann
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:501-5. 2006
    ..Thus, coronary MRI after nitinol stent implantation in coronary aneurysms is feasible for post-interventional early imaging control at least as far as the exclusion of possible endoleaks is concerned...
  45. ncbi Dedicated calibration formulas permit correction of differences between measurements by different IVUS devices as demonstrated in atherosclerotic human coronary arteries in vitro
    Marc Hartmann
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentrum Twente, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Haaksbergerstraat 55, Enschede, 7513, ER, The Netherlands
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 22:605-13. 2006
    ..The application of dedicated calibration formulas allows for correction for these differences by decreasing such differences to the level of intraobserver variability...
  46. doi Direct quantification of mitral regurgitant flow volume by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography using dealiasing of color Doppler flow at the vena contracta
    Björn Plicht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:1337-46. 2008
    ..This hypothesis was tested in an in vitro flow model and initial patient application, with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) used as a reference...
  47. ncbi Determinants of coronary blood flow in humans: quantification by intracoronary Doppler and ultrasound
    Heinrich Wieneke
    Department of Cardiology, University Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 98:1076-82. 2005
    ..Long-term flow adaptation is achieved by an increase in coronary lumen size, whereas short-term myocardial oxygen requirements are met by changes in resting flow velocity...
  48. ncbi Value of plasma fibrin D-dimers for detection of acute aortic dissection
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:804-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this research was to assess the value of systemic inflammatory biomarkers in the detection of acute aortic dissection (AD)...
  49. ncbi Endovascular stent-graft treatment of aortic dissection: determinants of post-interventional outcome
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Centre Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 26:489-97. 2005
    ..To investigate the results of endovascular stent-graft placement for the treatment of patients with type B aortic dissection (B-AD)...
  50. doi Left ventricular volumes and mass in marathon runners and their association with cardiovascular risk factors
    Kai Nassenstein
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25:71-9. 2009
    ..To assess left ventricular volumes and mass by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in relation to conventional cardiovascular risk factors and coronary atherosclerotic plaque burden in master marathon runners aged > or =50 years...
  51. ncbi Percutaneous suture-mediated closure of femoral access sites deployed through the procedure sheath: initial clinical experience with a novel vascular closure device
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 58:313-21. 2003
    ..7%). The novel suture closure device is a safe and effective device that allows for immediate closure of femoral puncture sites after both diagnostic and interventional procedures with a low rate of major complications...
  52. doi Revival of an old method with new techniques: balloon aortic valvuloplasty of the calcified aortic stenosis in the elderly
    Stefan Sack
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Westdeutsches Herzzentrum Essen, Zentrum fur Innere Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Clin Res Cardiol 97:288-97. 2008
    ..The improved technology of BAV makes this technique attractive for elderly patients who are at high operative risk or in cases where valve replacement was refused for any reason...
  53. pmc Towards real-time cardiovascular magnetic resonance guided transarterial CoreValve implantation: in vivo evaluation in swine
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, Essen University Hospital, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 14:21. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the preclinical feasibility of rtCMR-guided transarterial aortic valve implatation (TAVI) using the nitinol-based Medtronic CoreValve bioprosthesis...
  54. ncbi Lipid-lowering effect of preoperative statin therapy on postoperative major adverse cardiac events after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:1143-9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether preoperative statin therapy may have an effect on outcome among hyperlipidemic patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting...
  55. doi Gender-related differences in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: results from the registry study of the ST elevation myocardial infarction network Essen
    Birgit Hailer
    Department of Cardiology, Catholic Clinics Essen Northwest, Essen, Germany
    Clin Cardiol 34:294-301. 2011
    ..The present study aims to evaluate gender-related differences in presentation of disease and clinical outcome...
  56. doi [BNP in HIV-infected patients]
    Till Neumann
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Zentrum fur Innere Medizin, Universitatsklinikum, Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:634-40. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the impact of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in this patient population...
  57. ncbi Release of TNF-alpha during stent implantation into saphenous vein aortocoronary bypass grafts and its relation to plaque extrusion and restenosis
    Dirk Bose
    Department of Cardiology, University of Essen Medical School, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 292:H2295-9. 2007
    ..71, P = 0.001). The periprocedural release of plaque-derived TNF-alpha possibly represents the amount and activity of the atherosclerotic process and might be a predictor for restenosis...
  58. ncbi Analysis of global systolic and diastolic left ventricular performance using volume-time curves by real-time three-dimensional echocardiography
    Ziad Zeidan
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:29-37. 2003
    ..We, therefore, studied whether the new concept of volumetric scanning as realized by real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography (RT-3DE) can be used to provide accurate VTCs...
  59. ncbi Prediction of atrial fibrillation in patients with cardiac dysfunctions: P wave signal-averaged ECG and chemoreflexsensitivity in atrial fibrillation
    Marco Budeus
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Centre, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufeland Street 55, Essen 45122, Germany
    Europace 9:601-7. 2007
    ..Our study bases on these observations in order to examine the methods for predicting AF in patients with a left ventricular ejection fraction below 40% without a prior documentation of AF...
  60. pmc Towards real-time cardiovascular magnetic resonance-guided transarterial aortic valve implantation: in vitro evaluation and modification of existing devices
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 12:58. 2010
    ....
  61. ncbi Amiodarone prophylaxis for atrial fibrillation of high-risk patients after coronary bypass grafting: a prospective, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized study
    Marco Budeus
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Centre, University of Duisburg Essen Hufelandstr, 55 D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 27:1584-91. 2006
    ..Accordingly, the aim of this study was to investigate whether or not prophylactic peri-operative administration of amiodarone could reduce the incidence of AF in this high-risk group undergoing CABG identified by P-SAECG...
  62. doi Coronary artery calcification and its relationship to validated genetic variants for diabetes mellitus assessed in the Heinz Nixdorf recall cohort
    Sonali Pechlivanis
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital of Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:1867-72. 2010
    ....
  63. doi The role of imaging in percutaneous mitral valve repair
    Philipp Kahlert
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Duisburg Essen, Germany
    Herz 34:458-67. 2009
    ....
  64. ncbi Aortoesophageal fistula secondary to stent-graft repair of the thoracic aorta
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 11:161-7. 2004
    ..To report the incidence and management of aortoesophageal fistula (AEF) secondary to endovascular stent-graft repair of the descending thoracic aorta...
  65. doi Percutaneous transvenous mitral annuloplasty: initial human experience with a novel coronary sinus implant device
    Stefan Sack
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, Essen, Germany
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2:277-84. 2009
    ..We assessed the safety and feasibility of permanent implantation of a novel coronary sinus mitral repair device (PTMA, Viacor Inc)...
  66. doi Between-centre reproducibility of volumetric intravascular ultrasound radiofrequency-based analyses in mild-to-moderate coronary atherosclerosis: an international multicentre study
    Jennifer Huisman
    Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcentrum Twente, Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    EuroIntervention 5:925-31. 2010
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  67. doi New techniques for the treatment of valvular aortic stenosis--transcatheter aortic valve implantation with the SAPIEN heart valve
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Essen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 18:131-41. 2009
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  68. doi The Heinz Nixdorf Recall study and its potential impact on the adoption of atherosclerosis imaging in European primary prevention guidelines
    Amir A Mahabadi
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 13:367-72. 2011
    ..This article discusses the present findings of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study with respect to the current literature, risk stratification algorithms, and current European guidelines for risk prediction...
  69. doi Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with very high risk for conventional aortic valve replacement
    Matthias Thielmann
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, West German Heart Center Essen, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1468-74. 2009
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  70. doi Circulating progenitor cells decrease immediately after marathon race in advanced-age marathon runners
    Volker Adams
    Department of Cardiology, University Leipzig Heart Center, Leipzig, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 15:602-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of a marathon race on the amount of circulating progenitor cells immediately after the race in advanced-aged runners...
  71. pmc Chronic residential exposure to particulate matter air pollution and systemic inflammatory markers
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1302-8. 2009
    ..Long-term exposure to urban air pollution may accelerate atherogenesis, but mechanisms are still unclear. The induction of a low-grade systemic inflammatory state is a plausible mechanistic pathway...
  72. doi Residential traffic exposure and coronary heart disease: results from the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study
    Barbara Hoffmann
    Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University Hospital, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Biomarkers 14:74-8. 2009
    ..Special focus is placed on the association of long-term traffic exposure with subclinical atherosclerosis, the major underlying pathology for cardiovascular disease...
  73. pmc Signs of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in relation to risk factor distribution in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study (HNR)
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:2782-91. 2008
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  74. ncbi Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer of the aorta: treatment by endovascular stent-graft placement
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Curr Opin Cardiol 18:431-5. 2003
    ..To summarize the current clinical experience with endovascular stent-graft repair in patients presenting with penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer of the descending thoracic aorta...
  75. ncbi Risk factors of ventricular tachyarrhythmias after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Marco Budeus
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Centre, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Int J Cardiol 113:201-8. 2006
    ..Ventricular arrhythmias are rare and represent the most serious arrhythmic complication after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  76. ncbi Thoracic aorta endografts: variations in practice among medical specialists
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:843-52. 2006
    ..Accordingly, the aim of the present survey was to assess variations in thoracic aortic stent-graft practice among different subspecialties in Germany...
  77. doi Prevalence of cardiac diastolic dysfunction in HIV-infected patients: results of the HIV-HEART study
    Nico Reinsch
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    HIV Clin Trials 11:156-62. 2010
    ..Isolated diastolic dysfunction (DD) may be the first indication of underlying cardiac disease and an early marker of coronary artery disease. Our aim was to assess the prevalence of DD in HIV-infected patients...
  78. ncbi Underlying aortic pathology and clinical health status determine success of endovascular stent-grafting for descending thoracic aortic disease
    Dietrich Baumgart
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 67:527-34. 2006
    ..The outcome strongly depends on the underlying aortic pathology and the clinical health status of the patients. Randomized trials are necessary in order to establish the exact value of this new therapeutic option...
  79. ncbi Intravascular ultrasound for the evaluation of therapies targeting coronary atherosclerosis
    Dirk Bose
    Department of Cardiology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:925-32. 2007
    ..We expect in the near future a further increase of the use of IVUS-based surrogate end points in trials that evaluate novel CV therapies targeting on coronary atherosclerosis...
  80. pmc Non-invasive screening for coronary artery disease: calcium scoring
    Raimund Erbel
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Heart 93:1620-9. 2007
  81. ncbi Coronary artery calcium and its relationship to coronary artery disease
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Cardiol Clin 21:521-34. 2003
    ..An increased rate of progression of coronary calcium seems to indicate a substantially increased risk for adverse cardiac events...
  82. ncbi Intracoronary thermography
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Herz 28:505-12. 2003
    ..Intracoronary thermography has the potential to provide insights into location and extent of inflammation as well as the prognostic consequences. Currently, this novel method and the underlying concepts are extensively evaluated...
  83. ncbi Preprocedural statin medication reduces the extent of periprocedural non-Q-wave myocardial infarction
    Joerg Herrmann
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 106:2180-3. 2002
    ..Thus, we tested the hypothesis that preprocedural statin therapy is associated with a reduction in the extent of stenting-related myocardial injury...
  84. ncbi Relation between plaque composition and vascular remodeling in coronary lesions with different degrees of lumen narrowing as assessed with three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound in patients with stable angina pectoris
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Department of Cardiology, Essen University, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 91:1103-7. 2003
  85. ncbi Heparin-coated stent placement for the treatment of stenoses in small coronary arteries of symptomatic patients
    Michael Haude
    Cardiology Clinic, University Essen, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 107:1265-70. 2003
    ..Therefore, we performed this prospective, randomized trial to evaluate the angiographic and clinical outcome after treatment of stenoses in small coronary arteries (2.0 to 2.6 mm) of symptomatic patients...
  86. ncbi On the paradox of exercise: coronary atherosclerosis in an apparently healthy marathon runner
    Stefan Mohlenkamp
    West German Heart Center Essen, Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinic Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 4:396-401. 2007
    ..His profile suggested a low 10-year cardiovascular risk...
  87. ncbi Age and gender distribution of coronary artery calcium measured by four-slice computed tomography in 2,030 persons with no symptoms of coronary artery disease
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic, Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 90:168-73. 2002
  88. ncbi Postextrasystolic potentiation of vessel compression in myocardial bridging: detection by intravascular sonography
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Germany
    J Clin Ultrasound 30:312-6. 2002
    ..Both intracoronary Doppler sonography and intravascular sonography provided important information that helped us to identify myocardial bridging in this patient...
  89. ncbi Alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency associated iatrogenic coronary artery dissection during intracoronary ultrasound examination
    Dirk Bose
    Klinik fur Kardiologie, Universitätsklinikum Duisburg, Essen, Germany
    Herz 28:779. 2003
  90. ncbi The EchoMap System: online integration of intracoronary ultrasound and Doppler images into angiographic images during cardiac catheterization. Influence on radiation exposure and procedure parameters
    Nikolaos Dagres
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Internal Medicine, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Interv Cardiol 17:321-5. 2004
    ..001). In conclusion, the use of the EchoMap system had no significant influence on radiation exposure during cardiac catheterization, whereas it was associated with a moderate increase in contrast media amount...
  91. ncbi Images in cardiovascular medicine. Novel magnetic resonance-compatible coronary stent: the absorbable magnesium-alloy stent
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Circulation 112:e303-4. 2005
  92. ncbi Remodeling index compared to actual vascular remodeling in atherosclerotic left main coronary arteries as assessed with long-term (> or =12 months) serial intravascular ultrasound
    Clemens von Birgelen
    Medisch Spectrum Twente, Department of Cardiology, Enschede, The Netherlands
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1363-8. 2006
    ..We present the remodeling index (RI) versus serial intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) data...
  93. ncbi First absorbable metal stent implantation in human coronary arteries
    Dirk Bose
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am Heart Hosp J 4:128-30. 2006
  94. ncbi Assessment of clinically silent atherosclerotic disease and established and novel risk factors for predicting myocardial infarction and cardiac death in healthy middle-aged subjects: rationale and design of the Heinz Nixdorf RECALL Study. Risk Factors, Ev
    Axel Schmermund
    Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am Heart J 144:212-8. 2002
    ..Further, a variety of risk factors are actively evaluated, including markers of the activity of atherosclerotic disease, thrombogenic risk, and genetic polymorphisms...
  95. doi Association of pericoronary fat volume with atherosclerotic plaque burden in the underlying coronary artery: a segment analysis
    Amir A Mahabadi
    West German Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University Clinic Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 211:195-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to determine, whether the amount of local pericoronary fat volume is associated with the presence of plaque burden in the underlying coronary artery segment...
  96. ncbi Extraction of large intracoronary thrombus in acute myocardial infarction by percutaneous Fogarty maneuver: intentional abuse of a novel interventional device
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, Division of Internal Medicine, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 55:228-32. 2002
    ....
  97. ncbi Volumetric assessment of ulcerated ruptured coronary plaques with three-dimensional intravascular ultrasound in vivo
    Mario Gossl
    Department of Cardiology, Center of Internal Medicine, Essen University, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Am J Cardiol 91:992-6, A7. 2003
  98. ncbi Overview of contemporary reperfusion strategies in acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Michael Haude
    University Clinic Essen, Cardiology Clinic, West German Heart Center, Essen, Germany
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 3:667-80. 2005
    ..Finally, some future perspectives for the treatment of acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction are outlined...
  99. ncbi Endovascular stent-graft placement for complications of acute type B aortic dissection
    Holger Eggebrecht
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Curr Opin Cardiol 20:477-83. 2005
    ..To review the concepts and current clinical results of endovascular stent-graft placement for acute complicated type B aortic dissection...
  100. ncbi Prediction of the recurrence of atrial fibrillation after successful cardioversion with P wave signal-averaged ECG
    Marco Budeus
    Department of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:414-9. 2005
    ..The recurrence of atrial fibrillation (AF) was often observed after cardioversion...
  101. doi High high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol reduces risk and extent of percutaneous coronary intervention-related myocardial infarction and improves long-term outcome in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention
    Katherine J E Sattler
    Clinic of Cardiology, West German Heart Center, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Heart J 30:1894-902. 2009
    ..No data exist on the relationship of HDL-C to PMI and PMI-related outcome...