Janine Voegele

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BACKGROUND Renal artery stenosis (RAS) is a cause of end-stage renal failure. We studied the effect of percutaneous renal artery intervention (PRI) in patients with advanced, progressive disease at risk for renal failure, hypothesizing a beneficial effect. METHODS Thirty-nine primary and 14 secondary PRIs were performed on 28 patients with atherosclerotic(More)
AIM It is unknown whether cardiac troponin (cTn) I or cTnT is the preferred biomarker in the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction without ST segment elevation (NSTEMI). METHODS AND RESULTS In a prospective multicentre study, we measured cTnI and cTnT using clinically available high-sensitivity assays (hs-cTnI Abbott and hs-cTnT Roche) and(More)
BACKGROUND Aim was to analyze the association between local infection and amputation rate in patients with chronic critical limb ischemia (CLI) with or without successful revascularization. PATIENTS AND METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of 56 consecutive patients with 57 critically ischemic legs seen at the University Hospital Bern. Patients(More)
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