Publications by authors named "Heinrike Wilkens"

77Publications

Management of lung transplantation in the COVID-19 era-An international survey.

Am J Transplant 2020 Oct 21. Epub 2020 Oct 21.

Department of Internal Medicine V - Pneumology, Allergology and Intensive Care Medicine, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajt.16368DOI Listing
October 2020

Long-term outcomes after pulmonary endarterectomy in 499 patients over a 20-year period.

Ann Thorac Surg 2020 Sep 16. Epub 2020 Sep 16.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.06.122DOI Listing
September 2020

An Evaluation of the Learning Curve in Pulmonary Endarterectomy Using Propensity Score Matching.

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Sep 4. Epub 2020 Sep 4.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Saarland, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1714747DOI Listing
September 2020

Easy measurement of health related quality of life in patients with cystic fibrosis by the COPD assessment test (CAT) - A pilot study.

Respir Med 2020 07 30;168:105992. Epub 2020 Apr 30.

Department of Internal Medicine V - Pulmonology, Allergology, Critical Care Medicine, Saarland University Hospital, Homburg, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2020.105992DOI Listing
July 2020

Pulmonary Hypertension in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Real-World Data from the International COMPERA-CHD Registry.

J Clin Med 2020 05 13;9(5). Epub 2020 May 13.

Universitätsklinik Köln- Herzzentrum, Klinik III für Innere Medizin, 50937 Köln, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/jcm9051456DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7290703PMC
May 2020

The Phagocytosis of Blood Leukocytes from Cystic Fibrosis Patients is not Impaired in General.

Lung 2020 02 9;198(1):235-239. Epub 2019 Nov 9.

Institute for Anatomy and Cell Biology, Saarland University, Campus Homburg, Kirrberger Strasse, Building 61, 66424, Homburg/Saar, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-019-00290-9DOI Listing
February 2020

A randomized trial of everolimus-based quadruple therapy vs standard triple therapy early after lung transplantation.

Am J Transplant 2019 06 5;19(6):1759-1769. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Children's Hospital of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajt.15251DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6590654PMC
June 2019

Pulmonary hypertension due to lung diseases: Updated recommendations from the Cologne Consensus Conference 2018.

Int J Cardiol 2018 Dec 11;272S:63-68. Epub 2018 Aug 11.

Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik II, Universities of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center (UGMLC), Mitglied des Deutschen Zentrums für Lungenforschung (DZL), Gießen, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.08.043DOI Listing
December 2018

Improving Outcomes in Bridge-to-Transplant: Extended Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support to Obtain Optimal Donor Lungs for Marginal Recipients.

ASAIO J 2019 07;65(5):516-521

Department of Internal Medicine V, Pneumology and Intensive Care Medicine, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg/Saar, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000843DOI Listing
July 2019

[Pulmonary embolism].

MMW Fortschr Med 2018 Mar;160(Suppl 1):48-56

Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg/Saar, Deutschland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s15006-018-0010-6DOI Listing
March 2018

Incidence and characteristics of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in Germany.

Clin Res Cardiol 2018 Jul 15;107(7):548-553. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Department of Respiratory Medicine and German Center of Lung Research (DZL/BREATH), Hannover Medical School, 30623, Hanover, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00392-018-1215-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6002445PMC
July 2018

Percutaneous Mechanical Circulation Support Combined with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (oxyRVAD) in Secondary Right Heart Failure.

ASAIO J 2018 Jul/Aug;64(4):e64-e67

From the Department of Internal Medicine V-Pneumology, Allergology and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital of Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany and University of Saarland, Saarbrücken.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0000000000000754DOI Listing
March 2019

Efficacy and safety of nasal high-flow oxygen in COPD patients.

BMC Pulm Med 2017 Nov 17;17(1):143. Epub 2017 Nov 17.

Pneumology, Internal Medicine II, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12890-017-0486-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5693800PMC
November 2017

Anxiety, Depression, and Health-Related QOL in Patients Diagnosed with PAH or CTEPH.

Lung 2017 12 9;195(6):759-768. Epub 2017 Oct 9.

Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Medical Mission Hospital, Salvatorstrasse 7, 97074, Würzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-017-0052-zDOI Listing
December 2017

Simultaneous quantification of endothelin receptor antagonists and phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors currently used in pulmonary arterial hypertension.

J Pharm Biomed Anal 2017 Sep 10;143:291-298. Epub 2017 Jun 10.

Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacoepidemiology, Heidelberg University, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpba.2017.05.052DOI Listing
September 2017

Lung Transplant Candidates on Extracorporeal Support.

Chest 2017 05;151(5):1177-1178

Department of Internal Medicine V-Pneumology, Allergology, and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital of Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2016.12.035DOI Listing
May 2017

Bilateral Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction in Patients with Severe Emphysema.

Respiration 2016 5;92(5):356-358. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Department of Internal Medicine V - Pneumology, Allergology, and Critical Care Medicine, University Hospital of Saarland, Homburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000450758DOI Listing
September 2017

Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction Using Endobronchial Valves in Patients with Severe Emphysema and Very Low FEV1.

Respiration 2016 8;92(4):258-265. Epub 2016 Sep 8.

Department of Internal Medicine V - Pneumology, Allergology and Critical Care Medicine, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000448761DOI Listing
September 2017

The role of circulating thrombospondin-1 in patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension.

Respir Res 2016 07 30;17(1):96. Epub 2016 Jul 30.

Department of Internal Medicine V Pulmonology, Allergology, Respiratory Intensive Care Medicine, Saarland University, Kirrberger Strasse, D-66424, Homburg/Saar, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12931-016-0412-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4967340PMC
July 2016

Functional Characterization of Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Disease.

Respiration 2016 22;91(6):503-9. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Mission Hospital, Academic Teaching Hospital, Wx00FC;rzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000447247DOI Listing
September 2017

Predictors of long-term survival in pulmonary hypertension.

Lancet Respir Med 2016 05 8;4(5):338-9. Epub 2016 Apr 8.

Department of Internal Medicine, Mission Medical Hospital, Respiratory Medicine and Cardiology, Würzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-2600(16)30041-8DOI Listing
May 2016

CMV Immunoglobulins for the Treatment of CMV Infections in Thoracic Transplant Recipients.

Transplantation 2016 Mar;100 Suppl 3:S5-10

1 Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Heart and Diabetes Center NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany. 2 Cardiovascular and Thoracic Department, Lung Diseases Unit, A.O.U. Citta della Salute e della Scienza di Torino, Turin, Italy. 3 Department of Pulmonolgy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. 4 Department of Pediatrics, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. 5 Department of Pneumology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany. 6 Department of Internal Medicine V-Saarland University Medical Center Homburg/Saar, Germany. 7 Clinic for Cardiology, University Heart Center, University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/TP.0000000000001097DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4764017PMC
March 2016

Treatment of Cytomegalovirus Infection with Cidofovir and CMV Immune Globulin in a Lung Transplant Recipient.

Case Rep Transplant 2016 13;2016:4560745. Epub 2016 Jan 13.

Department of Transplant and Infection Immunology, Saarland University, Kirrbergerstrasse, Building 47, Homburg, 66421 Saarland, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4560745DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4738720PMC
February 2016

Dried Blood Spot Technique for the Monitoring of Ambrisentan, Bosentan, Sildenafil, and Tadalafil in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

Anal Chem 2015 Dec 3;87(24):12112-20. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

Department of Pneumology, Allergology, and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Saarland , Kirrbergerstrasse, 66421 Homburg/Saar, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.analchem.5b03077DOI Listing
December 2015

MR-proADM Predicts Exercise Capacity and Survival Superior to Other Biomarkers in PH.

Lung 2015 Dec 12;193(6):901-10. Epub 2015 Sep 12.

Division of Pulmonology, Medical Department I, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01307, Dresden, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-015-9802-yDOI Listing
December 2015

Associations of circulating natriuretic peptides with haemodynamics in precapillary pulmonary hypertension.

Respir Med 2015 Sep 11;109(9):1213-23. Epub 2015 Apr 11.

Saarland University, Dep. of Internal Medicine V, Pulmonology, Allergology, Respiratory Intensive Care Medicine, Kirrberger Strasse, D-66424, Homburg/Saar, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2015.02.014DOI Listing
September 2015

Compartment-specific expression of collagens and their processing enzymes in intrapulmonary arteries of IPAH patients.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2015 May 3;308(10):L1002-13. Epub 2015 Apr 3.

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research, Graz, Austria; Department of Experimental Anesthesiology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00383.2014DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4437007PMC
May 2015

[The Prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Lung Transplant Candidates and Recipients].

Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 2015 Jul 9;65(7):255-60. Epub 2015 Feb 9.

Medizinische Fakultät der Universität des Saarlandes, Homburg/Saar.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1396829DOI Listing
July 2015

Assessment of operability by means of CTPA and perfusion SPECT in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

Acta Radiol 2016 Jan 13;57(1):33-40. Epub 2015 Jan 13.

Department of Pulmonology, Respiratory Intensive Care Medicine and Allergology, Saarland University Medical Center, Homburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0284185114567561DOI Listing
January 2016

Mid-regional pro-adrenomedullin: an indicator of the failing Fontan circuit in patients with univentricular hearts?

Eur J Heart Fail 2014 Oct 9;16(10):1082-8. Epub 2014 Sep 9.

Department of Internal Medicine, Saarland University Medical Centre, Homburg/Saar, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.158DOI Listing
October 2014

A symptom-related monitoring program following pulmonary embolism for the early detection of CTEPH: a prospective observational registry study.

BMC Pulm Med 2014 Aug 28;14:141. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

Medical Mission Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Julius-Maximilian University of Würzburg, Salvatorstrasse 7, Würzburg 97067, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2466-14-141DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4152276PMC
August 2014

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing to detect chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in patients with normal echocardiography.

Respiration 2014 11;87(5):379-87. Epub 2014 Apr 11.

Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Mission Hospital, Academic Teaching Hospital, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000358565DOI Listing
January 2015

Economic evaluation of exercise training in patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Lung 2014 Jun 8;192(3):359-66. Epub 2014 Mar 8.

Department of Pneumology, Thoraxclinic Heidelberg, Amalienstrasse 5, 69126, Heidelberg, Germany,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-014-9558-9DOI Listing
June 2014

Surgical cure of central sleep apnea?

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2013 Aug;188(3):395-6

Department of Internal Medicine, Medical Mission Hospital, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201210-1944IMDOI Listing
August 2013

Exercise capacity affects quality of life in patients with pulmonary hypertension.

Lung 2013 Aug 17;191(4):337-43. Epub 2013 May 17.

Department of Internal Medicine I, Carl Gustav Carus University Hospital, Technical University of Dresden, Fetscherstrasse 74, 01309, Dresden, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00408-013-9472-6DOI Listing
August 2013

Pulmonary embolism in deceivingly stable patients with high thrombus load-when is stable really safe?

Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2014 Feb 20;62(1):85-8. Epub 2013 Feb 20.

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital of Saarland, Homburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0032-1331286DOI Listing
February 2014

Riociguat for interstitial lung disease and pulmonary hypertension: a pilot trial.

Eur Respir J 2013 Apr 30;41(4):853-60. Epub 2012 Aug 30.

Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/09031936.00213911DOI Listing
April 2013

Standard PAH therapy improves long term survival in CTEPH patients.

Clin Res Cardiol 2010 Sep 25;99(9):553-6. Epub 2010 Apr 25.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Leipzig, Liebigstrasse 20, 04103, Leipzig, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00392-010-0156-4DOI Listing
September 2010

Low-dose MDCT for surveillance of patients with severe homogeneous emphysema after bronchoscopic airway bypass.

AJR Am J Roentgenol 2008 Sep;191(3):W112-9

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Kirrbergerstr. 1, 66421 Homburg, Saarland, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2214/AJR.07.3411DOI Listing
September 2008

Progression of fibrosis in usual interstitial pneumonia: serial evaluation of the native lung after single lung transplantation.

Respiration 2008 13;76(2):139-45. Epub 2007 Sep 13.

Klinik für Nuklearmedizin, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg, Saar, Deutschland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000108440DOI Listing
November 2008

Circulating big endothelin-1: an active role in pulmonary thromboendarterectomy?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2005 Nov;130(5):1342-7

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Homburg, Homburg/Saar, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2005.06.044DOI Listing
November 2005

Bosentan therapy for inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

Chest 2005 Oct;128(4):2363-7

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hannover Medical School, 30623 Hannover, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.128.4.2363DOI Listing
October 2005

[High-resolution CT in the differential diagnosis of consolidative lung processes. (Part 2, Chronic processes)].

Rontgenpraxis 2004 ;55(5):175-83

Radiologische Klinik, Abteilung für Radiodiagnostik, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, D-66421 Homburg/Saar.

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May 2005

[Computed tomography of cystic lung diseases].

Rontgenpraxis 2004 ;55(4):137-46

Institut für Radiodiagnostik, Universitätskliniken des Saarlandes, Homburg/Saar, Deutschland.

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January 2005

[High-resolution CT in the differential diagnosis of consolidative processes (I. Acute processes)].

Rontgenpraxis 2004 ;55(4):127-36

Radiologische Klinik, Abteilung für Radiodiagnostik, Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, D-66421 Homburg/Saar.

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January 2005

[Physical quality of life and social support in patients on the waiting list and after a lung transplantation].

Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 2004 Jan;54(1):17-22

Medizinische und Klinische Psychologie, Universitätskliniken des Saarlandes, Homburg/Saar.

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http://www.thieme-connect.de/DOI/DOI?10.1055/s-2003-812589
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2003-812589DOI Listing
January 2004

Images in cardiovascular medicine. Hughes-Stovin syndrome.

Circulation 2003 Dec;108(23):e156

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology and Angiology, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.CIR.0000106680.35316.16DOI Listing
December 2003

Selective upregulation of endothelin B receptor gene expression in severe pulmonary hypertension.

Circulation 2002 Mar;105(9):1034-6

Department of Anesthesiology, University of the Saarland, Homburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/hc0902.105719DOI Listing
March 2002