Frank Eickmeier

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Mutations in glucokinase (GCK) cause a spectrum of glycemic disorders. Heterozygous loss-of-function mutations cause mild fasting hyperglycemia irrespective of mutation severity due to compensation from the unaffected allele. Conversely, homozygous loss-of-function mutations cause permanent neonatal diabetes requiring lifelong insulin treatment. This study(More)
Objectives: We analysed the characteristics of patients with an acute peripheral embolic event considering the possible use of the CHADS2-Score and the CHA2DS2Vasc-Score Patients and Methods: We retrospectively analyzed 163 cases of acute peripheral arterial embolism treated in the Department of Vascular Medicine of the HELIOS Klinik Krefeld, Germany, from(More)
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