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Telbivudine in chronic lymphocytic myocarditis and human parvovirus B19 transcriptional activity.

ESC Heart Fail 2018 Aug 11. Epub 2018 Aug 11.

Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Südstrasse 2, 13353, Berlin, Germany.

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August 2018

The CardioMEMS system in the clinical management of end-stage heart failure patients: three case reports.

BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2018 Jul 31;18(1):155. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, corporate member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany.

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July 2018

Shocks after implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation in idiopathic cardiomyopathy patients: a myocardial biopsy study.

Heart Vessels 2018 Feb 14;33(2):205-211. Epub 2017 Aug 14.

Department of Cardiology, Vivantes Klinikum Im Friedrichshain Und Am Urban, Landsberger Allee 49, 10249, Berlin, Germany.

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February 2018

Return to work in heart failure patients with suspected viral myocarditis.

SAGE Open Med 2017 12;5:2050312117744978. Epub 2017 Dec 12.

Center for Rehabilitation Research, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.

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December 2017

Pathogenic Role of the Damage-Associated Molecular Patterns S100A8 and S100A9 in Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Myocarditis.

Circ Heart Fail 2017 Nov;10(11)

From the Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Germany (I.M., K.P., K.M., B.P., U.K., S.V.L., C.T., K.S.); Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Charité, University Medicine Berlin, Campus Virchow, Germany (I.M., K.P., K.M., K.S., S.V.L., C.T.); DZHK (German Center for Cardiovascular Research), Partner Site Berlin (I.M., K.P., B.P., S.V.L., C.T.); Department of Immunology, University of Münster, Germany (T.V.); Inherited Cardiovascular Diseases Unit, Barts Health NHS Trust, Barts Heart Centre, London, United Kingdom (K.S.); William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University London, United Kingdom (K.S.); Department of Internal Medicine III, Center for Molecular and Translational Cardiology, University of Heidelberg, Germany (D.R., P.M.); DZHK, (German Center for Cardiovascular Research), partner site Heidelberg/Mannheim, Germany (P.M.); Institut Kardiale Diagnostik und Therapie (IKDT), Berlin, Germany (D.L.); and Department of Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB), Germany (B.P.).

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November 2017

Multimodality imaging approach in the diagnosis of chronic myocarditis with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (MCpEF): The role of 2D speckle-tracking echocardiography.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Sep 16;243:374-378. Epub 2017 May 16.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany; German Centre for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK), Center: Berlin, Germany; Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Berlin, Germany. Electronic address:

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September 2017

NOD2 (Nucleotide-Binding Oligomerization Domain 2) Is a Major Pathogenic Mediator of Coxsackievirus B3-Induced Myocarditis.

Circ Heart Fail 2017 Sep;10(9)

From the Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Germany (C.T., Y.X., K.S., F.S., B.P., U.K., S.V.L.); DZHK (German Center for Cardiovascular Research), partner site Berlin, Germany (C.T., I.M., K.P., B.P., S.V.L.); Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies, Charité, University Medicine Berlin, Campus Virchow, Germany (C.T., I.M., K.P., K.M., S.V.L.); Department of Applied Biochemistry, Institute of Biotechnology, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany (S.P., H.F.); Institut Kardiale Diagnostik und Therapie (IKDT), Berlin, Germany (D.L., H.-P.S.); Institut für Mikrobiologie und Infektionsmedizin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany (M.M.H., S.B.); and Department of Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB), Germany (B.P.).

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September 2017

Mitochondrial haplogroups and expression studies of commonly used human cell lines.

Mitochondrion 2016 09 22;30:236-47. Epub 2016 Aug 22.

Institute for Cardiac Diagnostics and Therapy (IKDT), Moltkestr. 31, D-12203 Berlin, Germany.

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September 2016

Absent MicroRNAs in Different Tissues of Patients with Acquired Cardiomyopathy.

Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics 2016 08 28;14(4):224-34. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

Institute for Cardiac Diagnostics and Therapy (IKDT), 12203 Berlin, Germany. Electronic address:

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August 2016

Reversible transition from a hypertrophic to a dilated cardiomyopathy.

ESC Heart Fail 2016 Jun 9;3(2):138-142. Epub 2015 Dec 9.

Department of CardiologyCharité-University Medicine of Berlin, Campus Virchow KlinikumBerlinGermany; Berlin-Brandenburg Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT)Charité-University Medicine of Berlin, Campus Virchow KlinikumBerlinGermany; Deutsches Zentrum für Herz-Kreislaufforschung (DZHK)-Standort Berlin/CharitéBerlinGermany.

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June 2016

Cardiac migration of endogenous mesenchymal stromal cells in patients with inflammatory cardiomyopathy.

Mediators Inflamm 2015 28;2015:308185. Epub 2015 Feb 28.

Berlin-Brandenburg Center of Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), 13353 Berlin, Germany ; Department of Cardiology, Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Campus Rudolf Virchow, 13353 Berlin, Germany ; German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK), 10117 Berlin, Germany.

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April 2016

Update on Myocarditis and Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy: Reemergence of Endomyocardial Biopsy.

Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 2016 Feb 12;69(2):178-87. Epub 2016 Jan 12.

Department of Cardiology, Charité Campus Virchow Klinikum (CVK), Berlin, Germany; Berliner Zentrum für Regenerative Therapien (BCRT), Campus Virchow Klinikum (CVK), Berlin, Germany; Deutsches Zentrum für Herz Kreislaufforschung (DZHK), Berlin/Charité, Berlin, Germany.

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February 2016

Complete Genome Sequence of Germline Chromosomally Integrated Human Herpesvirus 6A and Analyses Integration Sites Define a New Human Endogenous Virus with Potential to Reactivate as an Emerging Infection.

Viruses 2016 Jan 15;8(1). Epub 2016 Jan 15.

Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London, London WC1E 7HT, UK.

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January 2016

[Myocarditis and inflammatory cardiomyopathy--current treatment options].

Dtsch Med Wochenschr 2016 Jan 22;141(2):95-102. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

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January 2016

Viral myocarditis.

Swiss Med Wkly 2014 2;144:w14010. Epub 2014 Oct 2.

Medizinische Klinik für Kardiologie und Pulmologie, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Germany.

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June 2015

Long-term risk of recurrence, morbidity and mortality in giant cell myocarditis.

Am J Cardiol 2015 Jun 24;115(12):1733-8. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.

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June 2015

Nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase/pre-B-cell colony enhancing factor/visfatin plasma levels and clinical outcome in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy.

J Card Fail 2015 Apr 9;21(4):330-8. Epub 2014 Dec 9.

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany. Electronic address:

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April 2015

Chromosomally integrated human herpesvirus 6 in heart failure: prevalence and treatment.

Eur J Heart Fail 2015 Jan 11;17(1):9-19. Epub 2014 Nov 11.

Department of Cardiology & Pneumology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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January 2015

Presence of perforin in endomyocardial biopsies of patients with inflammatory cardiomyopathy predicts poor outcome.

Eur J Heart Fail 2014 Oct 28;16(10):1066-72. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, CBF, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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October 2014

CCR5del32 polymorphism is a protective factor in non-ischemic cardiomyopathy.

Int J Cardiol 2014 May 21;173(3):561-2. Epub 2014 Mar 21.

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité-University Hospital Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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May 2014

Adenine nucleotide translocase 1 expression affects enterovirus infection in human and murine hearts.

Int J Cardiol 2014 Apr 21;172(3):e449-52. Epub 2014 Jan 21.

Department of Cardiology & Pneumonology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany. Electronic address:

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April 2014

Single-target RNA interference for the blockade of multiple interacting proinflammatory and profibrotic pathways in cardiac fibroblasts.

J Mol Cell Cardiol 2014 Jan 12;66:141-56. Epub 2013 Nov 12.

Dept. of Cardiology and Pneumology, CharitéCentrum11 (Cardiovascular Medicine), CBF, Germany; Berlin Center for Regenerative Therapies (BCRT), Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Electronic address:

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January 2014

The utility of speckle tracking imaging in the diagnostic of acute myocarditis, as proven by endomyocardial biopsy.

Int J Cardiol 2013 Oct 20;168(3):3023-4. Epub 2013 May 20.

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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October 2013

High leptin and resistin expression in chronic heart failure: adverse outcome in patients with dilated and inflammatory cardiomyopathy.

Eur J Heart Fail 2012 Nov 4;14(11):1265-75. Epub 2012 Jul 4.

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Germany.

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November 2012

CCN1: a novel inflammation-regulated biphasic immune cell migration modulator.

Cell Mol Life Sci 2012 Sep 20;69(18):3101-13. Epub 2012 Apr 20.

Institute of Medical Immunology, Charité University Medicine Berlin, 13353, Berlin, Germany.

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September 2012

Myocarditis: early biopsy allows for tailored regenerative treatment.

Dtsch Arztebl Int 2012 May 18;109(20):361-8. Epub 2012 May 18.

Department of cardiology and pulmonology,Charité University Hospital, Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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May 2012

Why is diagnosis of infectious myocarditis such a challenge?

Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2011 Dec;9(12):1093-5

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December 2011

The management of myocarditis.

Eur Heart J 2011 Nov 23;32(21):2616-25. Epub 2011 Jun 23.

Charite Hospital, Berlin, Germany.

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November 2011

Magnetic resonance imaging findings in acute myocarditis and correlation with immunohistological parameters.

Eur Radiol 2011 Jun 30;21(6):1259-66. Epub 2010 Nov 30.

Klinik für Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow-Klinikum, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany.

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June 2011

Development of diastolic heart failure in a 6-year follow-up study in patients after acute myocarditis.

Heart 2011 May 5;97(9):709-14. Epub 2010 Dec 5.

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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May 2011

Diastolic tissue Doppler indexes correlate with the degree of collagen expression and cross-linking in heart failure and normal ejection fraction.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2011 Feb;57(8):977-85

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité-Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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February 2011

Myocarditis in children.

Heart Fail Clin 2010 Oct;6(4):483-96, viii-ix

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin-Franklin, Medical Clinic II, Hindenburgdamm 30, Berlin 1210, Germany.

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October 2010

Interferon beta modulates endothelial damage in patients with cardiac persistence of human parvovirus b19 infection.

J Infect Dis 2010 Mar;201(6):936-45

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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March 2010

Increased plasma retinol binding protein 4 levels in patients with inflammatory cardiomyopathy.

Eur J Heart Fail 2009 Dec;11(12):1163-8

Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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December 2009

Viral myocarditis: diagnosis, aetiology and management.

Drugs 2009 Jul;69(10):1287-302

Charite - University Medicine Berlin, Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Campus Benjamin-Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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July 2009

Impact of myocardial inflammation on cytosolic and mitochondrial creatine kinase activity and expression.

Basic Res Cardiol 2009 May 3;104(3):247-57. Epub 2009 Feb 3.

Centrum 11, Cardiology, Charité, University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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May 2009

Parvovirus B19 profiles in patients presenting with acute myocarditis and chronic dilated cardiomyopathy.

Med Sci Monit 2008 Dec;14(12):CR589-97

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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December 2008

Immunohistological detection of Parvovirus B19 capsid proteins in endomyocardial biopsies from dilated cardiomyopathy patients.

Med Sci Monit 2008 Jun;14(6):CR333-338

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology, Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, Berlin, Germany.

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June 2008

Suspected chronic myocarditis at cardiac MR: diagnostic accuracy and association with immunohistologically detected inflammation and viral persistence.

Radiology 2008 Feb 7;246(2):401-9. Epub 2008 Jan 7.

Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Charité, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany.

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February 2008

Preamplification techniques for real-time RT-PCR analyses of endomyocardial biopsies.

BMC Mol Biol 2008 Jan 14;9. Epub 2008 Jan 14.

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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January 2008

Autoimmunological features in inflammatory cardiomyopathy.

Clin Res Cardiol 2007 Jul 22;96(7):469-80. Epub 2007 May 22.

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin-Franklin, Medizinische Klinik II, Abteilung für Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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July 2007

Cardiac autoantibodies in viral myocarditis.

Heart Fail Clin 2005 Oct;1(3):333-43

Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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October 2005

Antiviral treatment of myocarditis and acute dilated cardiomyopathy.

Authors:
Uwe Kühl

Heart Fail Clin 2005 Oct;1(3):467-74

Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

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October 2005

Viral persistence in the myocardium is associated with progressive cardiac dysfunction.

Circulation 2005 Sep 19;112(13):1965-70. Epub 2005 Sep 19.

Charite, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin-Franklin, Medizinische Klinik II, Abteilung für Kardiologie und Pneumologie, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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September 2005

Differential aspects of endothelial function of the coronary microcirculation considering myocardial virus persistence, endothelial activation, and myocardial leukocyte infiltrates.

Circulation 2005 Apr 4;111(14):1784-91. Epub 2005 Apr 4.

Charité Medical University Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of Cardiology, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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April 2005

High prevalence of viral genomes and multiple viral infections in the myocardium of adults with "idiopathic" left ventricular dysfunction.

Circulation 2005 Feb 7;111(7):887-93. Epub 2005 Feb 7.

Charite-University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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February 2005

Endothelium-dependent flow-mediated vasodilation of systemic arteries is impaired in patients with myocardial virus persistence.

Circulation 2004 Nov 25;110(18):2938-45. Epub 2004 Oct 25.

Department of Cardiology, Charité Medical University, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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November 2004

[Antiviral therapy in viral heart disease].

Herz 2004 Sep;29(6):618-23

Medizinische Klinik II, Kardiologie, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin.

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September 2004

Viral heart disease: molecular diagnosis, clinical prognosis, and treatment strategies.

Med Microbiol Immunol 2004 May 14;193(2-3):65-9. Epub 2004 Jan 14.

Department of Cardiology, Medical Clinic II, Charité, University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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May 2004

The humoral immune response in viral heart disease: characterization and pathophysiological significance of antibodies.

Med Microbiol Immunol 2004 May 4;193(2-3):115-9. Epub 2004 Feb 4.

Department of Internal Medicine/Cardiology, Benjamin Franklin Hospital, Charite-Medical School Berlin, Free University of Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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May 2004

Immunomodulatory treatment strategies in inflammatory cardiomyopathy: current status and future perspectives.

Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 2004 Jan;2(1):37-51

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology, Charité-University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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January 2004

Current insights into the pathogenesis, diagnosis and therapy of inflammatory cardiomyopathy.

Heart Fail Monit 2003 ;3(4):127-35

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology, University Hospital, Benjamin Franklin Free University of Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, D-12200 Berlin, Germany.

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December 2003

sICAM-1 correlates with myocardial ICAM-1 expression in dilated cardiomyopathy.

Int J Cardiol 2003 Oct;91(2-3):153-61

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology, University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Free University of Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, D-1200 Berlin, Germany.

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October 2003

Cytotoxic perforin+ and TIA-1+ infiltrates are associated with cell adhesion molecule expression in dilated cardiomyopathy.

Eur J Heart Fail 2003 Aug;5(4):469-79

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonoly, University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Free University of Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30 D-12200, Berlin, Germany.

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August 2003

Parvovirus B19 infection mimicking acute myocardial infarction.

Circulation 2003 Aug 18;108(8):945-50. Epub 2003 Aug 18.

Medical Clinic II, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany.

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August 2003

Platelet activation is increased in patients with cardiomyopathy: myocardial inflammation and platelet reactivity.

Platelets 2002 Dec;13(8):487-91

Benjamin Franklin Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Free University of Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200 Berlin, Germany.

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December 2002

Immunoglobulin G3 cardiac myosin autoantibodies correlate with left ventricular dysfunction in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: immunoglobulin G3 and clinical correlates.

Am Heart J 2002 Jun;143(6):1076-84

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Royal Brompton and Harefield Trust, Harefield Hospital, Middlesex, UK.

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June 2002

Digital image analysis system for the quantification of infiltrates and cell adhesion molecules in inflammatory cardiomyopathy.

Med Sci Monit 2002 May;8(5):MT59-71

Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology, University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Free Univerity of Berlin, Germany.

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May 2002