David Manuel Leistner

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OBJECTIVES We sought to assess whether emotional stress-induced acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is mediated by increased inflammatory and vasoconstrictive mediators. BACKGROUND The World Cup soccer 2006 has been shown to provoke levels of stress sufficient to increase the incidence of ACS. However, the mechanisms by which stress translates into vascular(More)
Intraventricular septum-hematoma is a rare complication following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). This complication may represent a challenge for accurate diagnosis and treatment. This case report is about a 60-year-old male patient being admitted with an acute coronary syndrome. Despite successful PCI with drug eluting stent implantation into the(More)
There is substantial evidence that patient compliance or rather adherence to medical measures and recommendations for lifestyle changes can pivotally influence the prognosis of the patients or disease progression. However, the scientific evaluation and the statistical analysis of "patient adherence" are extremely difficult due to the fact that the construct(More)
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