Bernhard Metzler

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Obesity paradox in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Is it all about infarct size?

Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes 2018 Sep 13. Epub 2018 Sep 13.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria.

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September 2018

ACEF score adapted to ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients: The ACEF-STEMI score.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Aug 6;264:18-24. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Intramyocardial haemorrhage and prognosis after ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 Aug 24. Epub 2018 Aug 24.

Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, University of Lübeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, Lübeck, Germany.

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August 2018

Is MRI equivalent to CT in the guidance of TAVR? A pilot study.

Eur Radiol 2018 May 7. Epub 2018 May 7.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, A-6020, Innsbruck, Austria.

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May 2018

Thyroid-stimulating hormone and adverse left ventricular remodeling following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 2018 Apr 1:2048872618770600. Epub 2018 Apr 1.

1 University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria.

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April 2018

Prognostic Significance of Remote Myocardium Alterations Assessed by Quantitative Noncontrast T1 Mapping in ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 Mar 14;11(3):411-419. Epub 2017 Jun 14.

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:

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March 2018

Femoral access site closure without prior femoral angiography : A retrospective analysis.

Wien Klin Wochenschr 2018 Mar 24;130(5-6):197-203. Epub 2018 Jan 24.

Department of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstr. 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria.

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March 2018

Impact of Atrial Fibrillation During ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction on Infarct Characteristics and Prognosis.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 Feb;11(2):e006955

From the University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Lübeck, Germany (S.J.R., T.S., C.E., G.F., M.S., J.P., S.d.W., S.D., I.E.); German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK), partner site Hamburg/Kiel/Lübeck, Germany (S.J.R., T.S., C.E., G.F., M.S., J.P., S.d.W., S.D., I.E.); University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria (S.J.R., B.M.); Clinical Trial Center Leipzig, University of Leipzig, Germany (M.M.); and Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, University of Leipzig - Heart Center, Germany (S.d.W., S.D., H.T.).

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February 2018

Subarachnoid haemorrhage mimicking a STEMI.

Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care 2017 Dec 17;6(8):736-737. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

3 University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria.

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December 2017

Relationship between diabetes and ischaemic injury among patients with revascularized ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Diabetes Obes Metab 2017 12 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.

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December 2017

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.

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October 2017

Acute kidney injury is associated with microvascular myocardial damage following myocardial infarction.

Kidney Int 2017 09 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:

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September 2017

Proteomics in Hypothermia as Adjunctive Therapy in Patients with ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A CHILL-MI Substudy.

Ther Hypothermia Temp Manag 2017 Sep 2;7(3):152-161. Epub 2017 Mar 2.

1 Department of Cardiology and Clinical Sciences, Skåne University Hospital, Lund University , Lund, Sweden .

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September 2017

Prognostic Value of Aortic Stiffness in Patients After ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

J Am Heart Assoc 2017 Sep 8;6(9). Epub 2017 Sep 8.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria

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September 2017

Persistent T-wave inversion predicts myocardial damage after ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Aug 5;241:76-82. Epub 2017 May 5.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Fibroblast growth factor 23 as novel biomarker for early risk stratification after ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Heart 2017 06 15;103(11):856-862. Epub 2016 Dec 15.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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June 2017

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

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January 2017

Shock Index as a Predictor of Myocardial Damage and Clinical Outcome in ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction.

Circ J 2016 23;80(4):924-30. Epub 2016 Feb 23.

University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University of Lübeck.

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December 2016

The role of circulating microRNAs in acute coronary syndromes: ready for prime time?

Ann Transl Med 2016 Dec;4(24):537

Cardiology and Angiology, University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

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December 2016

The challenges and impact of microvascular injury in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2016 22;14(4):431-43. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

a University Heart Center Lübeck, Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine , University of Lübeck , Lübeck , Germany.

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November 2016

Acute myocardial infarction as a manifestation of systemic vasculitis.

Wien Klin Wochenschr 2016 Nov 13;128(21-22):841-843. Epub 2016 Sep 13.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria.

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November 2016

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.

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November 2016

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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November 2016

Corin as novel biomarker for myocardial infarction.

Ann Transl Med 2016 Oct;4(20):405

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

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October 2016

Heart rate and left ventricular adverse remodelling after ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Int J Cardiol 2016 Sep 14;219:339-44. Epub 2016 Jun 14.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address:

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September 2016

Oscillometric analysis compared with cardiac magnetic resonance for the assessment of aortic pulse wave velocity in patients with myocardial infarction.

J Hypertens 2016 09;34(9):1746-51

aUniversity Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology bDepartment of Radiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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September 2016

Novel biomarkers predicting cardiac function after acute myocardial infarction.

Br Med Bull 2016 Sep 14;119(1):63-74. Epub 2016 Jul 14.

Department of Cardiology and Angiology, University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria

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September 2016

Combined biomarker testing for the prediction of left ventricular remodelling in ST-elevation myocardial infarction.

Open Heart 2016 20;3(2):e000485. Epub 2016 Sep 20.

Department of Cardiology and Angiology , University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Innsbruck , Innsbruck , Austria.

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September 2016

AMP-activated protein kinase α1-sensitive activation of AP-1 in cardiomyocytes.

J Mol Cell Cardiol 2016 08 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:

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August 2016

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.

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July 2016

Serpentine-like right atrial mass and fulminant bilateral pulmonary embolism during treatment with rivaroxaban.

Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Jun 3;32(6):1001-2. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

University Clinic of Radiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria.

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June 2016

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:

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May 2016

Utility of NT-proBNP in predicting infarct scar and left ventricular dysfunction at a chronic stage after myocardial infarction.

Eur J Intern Med 2016 Apr 8;29:e16-8. Epub 2016 Jan 8.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria. Electronic address:

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April 2016

Pulsus paradoxus due to a tumorous mass constricting the heart.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2016 Apr 27;17(4):410. Epub 2016 Jan 27.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

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April 2016

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

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February 2016

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:

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January 2016

Copeptin testing in acute myocardial infarction: ready for routine use?

Dis Markers 2015 16;2015:614145. Epub 2015 Apr 16.

Department of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

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December 2015

Biomarkers of hemodynamic stress and aortic stiffness after STEMI: a cross-sectional analysis.

Dis Markers 2015 16;2015:717032. Epub 2015 Apr 16.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

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December 2015

A solid mass trapped in the right atrium.

Eur Heart J 2015 Nov 10;36(42):2893. Epub 2015 Aug 10.

Cardiology and Angiology, University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, Innsbruck 6020, Austria

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November 2015

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.

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November 2015

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):843-850. Epub 2015 Oct 6.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria.

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November 2015

Comparison of an oscillometric method with cardiac magnetic resonance for the analysis of aortic pulse wave velocity.

PLoS One 2015 22;10(1):e0116862. Epub 2015 Jan 22.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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September 2015

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.

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September 2015

Circulating corin concentrations are related to infarct size in patients after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.

Int J Cardiol 2015 Aug 9;192:22-3. Epub 2015 May 9.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria.

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August 2015

Fetuin-A is related to infarct size, left ventricular function and remodelling after acute STEMI.

Open Heart 2015 26;2(1):e000244. Epub 2015 Jun 26.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology and Angiology, Medical University of Innsbruck , Innsbruck , Austria.

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July 2015

In vivo cardiac role of migfilin during experimental pressure overload.

Cardiovasc Res 2015 Jun 7;106(3):398-407. Epub 2015 Apr 7.

Department of Internal Medicine III/Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr. 35, Innsbruck A-6020, Austria

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June 2015

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:

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December 2014

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:

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September 2014

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:

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August 2014

Sgk1-dependent stimulation of cardiac Na+/H+ exchanger Nhe1 by dexamethasone.

Cell Physiol Biochem 2013 4;32(1):25-38. Epub 2013 Jul 4.

Department of Physiology, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.

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March 2014

Long-term predictive value of copeptin after acute myocardial infarction: a cardiac magnetic resonance study.

Int J Cardiol 2014 Mar 16;172(2):e359-60. Epub 2014 Jan 16.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria. Electronic address:

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March 2014

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.

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October 2013

Assessing myocardial recovery following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: short- and long-term perspectives using cardiovascular magnetic resonance.

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2013 Feb;11(2):203-19

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III (Cardiology), Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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February 2013

SYNTAX, STS and EuroSCORE - how good are they for risk estimation in atherosclerotic heart disease?

Thromb Haemost 2012 Dec 21;108(6):1065-71. Epub 2011 Dec 21.

Department of Internal Medicine III / Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.

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December 2012

Complete cardiac regeneration in a mouse model of myocardial infarction.

Aging (Albany NY) 2012 Dec;4(12):966-77

IMBA, Institute of Molecular Biotechnology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, 1030 Vienna, Austria.

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December 2012

Regional functional recovery after acute myocardial infarction: a cardiac magnetic resonance long-term study.

Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2012 Aug 1;28(6):1445-53. Epub 2011 Oct 1.

Clinical Department of Radiology, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

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August 2012

Prognostic value at 5 years of microvascular obstruction after acute myocardial infarction assessed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance.

J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 2012 Jul 12;14:46. Epub 2012 Jul 12.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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July 2012

Late microvascular obstruction after acute myocardial infarction: relation with cardiac and inflammatory markers.

Int J Cardiol 2012 Jun 15;157(3):391-6. Epub 2011 Jan 15.

University Hospital of Internal Medicine III/Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

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June 2012

Molecular chaperones and heat shock proteins in atherosclerosis.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2012 Feb 4;302(3):H506-14. Epub 2011 Nov 4.

Cardiovascular Division, King's British Heart Foundation Center, King's College London, London, United Kingdom.

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February 2012

PCI ad hoc or PCI at an interval: a risk calculation.

Clin Res Cardiol 2012 Feb 16;101(2):155-7. Epub 2011 Dec 16.

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February 2012

Role of biomarkers in assessment of early infarct size after successful p-PCI for STEMI.

Clin Res Cardiol 2011 Jun 4;100(6):501-10. Epub 2011 Jan 4.

University Clinic of Internal Medicine III, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

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June 2011

Cardiac imaging using clinical 1.5 t MRI scanners in a murine ischemia/reperfusion model.

J Biomed Biotechnol 2011 5;2011:185683. Epub 2010 Dec 5.

Department of Internal Medicine III (Cardiology), Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstr. 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria.

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April 2011

A huge thrombus trapped in the patent foramen ovale.

Wien Klin Wochenschr 2010 Oct;122(19-20):550

Clinical Division of Cardiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.

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October 2010

Persistent spontaneous dissection of the left anterior descending coronary artery after emotional pressure.

Wien Klin Wochenschr 2010 Aug 2;122(15-16):515-7. Epub 2010 Aug 2.

Clinical Department of Radiology I, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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August 2010

Lamina-associated polypeptide 2alpha loss impairs heart function and stress response in mice.

Circ Res 2010 Feb 19;106(2):346-53. Epub 2009 Nov 19.

Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Medical University of Vienna, Dr. Bohr-Gasse 9/3, A-1030 Vienna, Austria.

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February 2010

Spontaneous rupture of the dissected coronary sinus mimicking acute coronary syndrome.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009 Jan 12;137(1):e1-3. Epub 2008 Jun 12.

Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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January 2009

Safety and effectiveness of levosimendan in patients with predominant right heart failure.

Herz 2008 Jul 5;33(5):368-73. Epub 2008 Sep 5.

Clinical Division of Cardiology, Clinical Department of Internal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.

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July 2008