Publications

Relationship between diabetes and ischaemic injury among patients with revascularized ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Diabetes Obes Metab 2017 Dec 25;19(12):1706-1713. Epub 2017 Jul 25.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany.

Relation of inflammatory markers with myocardial and microvascular injury in patients with reperfused ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 2017 Oct 20;6(7):640-649. Epub 2016 Jul 20.
1 University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria.



Acute kidney injury is associated with microvascular myocardial damage following myocardial infarction.
Kidney Int 2017 Sep 12;92(3):743-750. Epub 2017 Apr 12.
University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse, Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address:

Fibroblast growth factor 23 as novel biomarker for early risk stratification after ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Heart 2017 Jun 15;103(11):856-862. Epub 2016 Dec 15.
University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

Prognostic Significance of Remote Myocardium Alterations Assessed by Quantitative Noncontrast T1 Mapping in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction.
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Jun 9. Epub 2017 Jun 9.
University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany; German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK), partner site Hamburg/Kiel/Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany. Electronic address:

Association of smoking with myocardial injury and clinical outcome in patients undergoing mechanical reperfusion for ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2017 Jan 13;18(1):39-45. Epub 2016 Mar 13.
University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, Angiology, and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, Lübeck 23538, Germany


Antecedent hypertension and myocardial injury in patients with reperfused ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2016 Nov 11;18(1):80. Epub 2016 Nov 11.
University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538, Lübeck, Germany.


Oscillometric analysis compared with cardiac magnetic resonance for the assessment of aortic pulse wave velocity in patients with myocardial infarction.
J Hypertens 2016 Sep;34(9):1746-51
aUniversity Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology bDepartment of Radiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

AMP-activated protein kinase α1-sensitive activation of AP-1 in cardiomyocytes.
J Mol Cell Cardiol 2016 Aug 19;97:36-43. Epub 2016 Apr 19.
Department of Physiology & Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tübingen, Gmelinstr.5/Otfried-Mueller-Str. 10, 72076, Tübingen, Germany. Electronic address:

Cardiac index after acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction measured with phase-contrast cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
Eur Radiol 2016 Jul 18;26(7):1999-2008. Epub 2015 Sep 18.
University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria.



Comparison of Characteristics of Patients aged ≤45 Years Versus >45 Years With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (from the AIDA STEMI CMR Substudy).
Am J Cardiol 2016 May 17;117(9):1411-6. Epub 2016 Feb 17.
Department of Cardiology, Angiology, and Intensive Care Medicine, University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany; German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK), Lübeck, Germany. Electronic address:



Prognostic value of left ventricular global function index in patients after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Feb 7;17(2):169-76. Epub 2015 Jun 7.
University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, Innsbruck A-6020, Austria

High-sensitivity troponin T for prediction of left ventricular function and infarct size one year following ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Int J Cardiol 2016 Jan 6;202:188-93. Epub 2015 Sep 6.
Department of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, A-6020 Innsbruck Austria. Electronic address:

ST-segment depression resolution predicts infarct size and reperfusion injury in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
Heart 2015 Nov 18;101(22):1819-25. Epub 2015 Sep 18.
Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Heart Center Lübeck, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany.

Prognostic significance of transaminases after acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction: insights from a cardiac magnetic resonance study.
Wien Klin Wochenschr 2015 Nov 6;127(21-22):843-50. Epub 2015 Oct 6.
University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria.

Aortic stiffness is associated with elevated high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T concentrations at a chronic stage after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
J Hypertens 2015 Sep;33(9):1970-6
aUniversity Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology bUniversity Clinic of Radiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria.


Use and limitations of cardiac magnetic resonance derived measures of aortic stiffness in patients after acute myocardial infarction.
Magn Reson Imaging 2014 Dec 27;32(10):1259-65. Epub 2014 Aug 27.
University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address:

Prognostic value of microvascular obstruction and infarct size, as measured by CMR in STEMI patients.
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2014 Sep;7(9):930-9
Department of Cardiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Electronic address:

Left ventricular global function index: Relation with infarct characteristics and left ventricular ejection fraction after STEMI.
Int J Cardiol 2014 Aug 10;175(3):579-81. Epub 2014 Jun 10.
University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address:



Post-interventional cardiac biomarker release has lower prognostic relevance compared with standard risk markers in patients with stable coronary artery disease undergoing elective percutaneous coronary interventions.
Int J Cardiol 2013 Oct 30;168(5):4864-5. Epub 2013 Jul 30.
Department of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.




Multimarker approach for the prediction of microvascular obstruction after acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a prospective, observational study.
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2016 11 28;16(1):239. Epub 2016 Nov 28.
University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, A-6020, Innsbruck, Austria.

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