Klaus Wiesinger

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This study sought to compare the efficacy and safety of intravenous flecainide and sotalol for immediate cardioversion of atrial fibrillation. We performed a prospective, randomized, single-blind, multicenter trial, including 106 hemodynamically stable patients with atrial fibrillation, stratified according to duration of the arrhythmia. Exclusion criteria(More)
The immunogenicity of three currently used hepatitis B vaccines was compared in an unselected study population in an every day travel clinical setting. Five hundred and eighteen vaccinees received Engerix-B (EB), 990 received Twinrix (TWX), and 366 were immunised with Gen-HB-Vax (GHB). Overall, 88.6% of the vaccinees, tested within the first 6 months after(More)
The limited availability of donor hearts means that an increasing number of transplantation candidates are temporarily or permanently supported by mechanical circulatory assist devices. We report a patient undergoing implantation of a Novacor left ventricular assist device who suffered fatal aortic dissection on postoperative day 11 after satisfactory(More)
Ziel dieser Studie war es, unsere ersten 120 konsekutiven Descemet-Membran-Endothelkeratoplastik (DMEK) Fälle bezüglich klinischer Ergebnisse, Komplikationen und der Durchführbarkeit dieser neuen Operationsmethode zu evaluieren. Zudem sollte untersucht werden, ob DMEK auch für ein breiteres Indikationsspektrum, beispielsweise als Sekundärtransplantation(More)
The literature reports an increased incidence of thyroid disorders in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive persons. We therefore retrospectively analyzed the strategy of collecting thyroid parameters on a routine basis. Overall 410 patients (147 women, 263 men; age, 10–74 years; median age, 45 years) were included. For screening purposes, three(More)
Ziel dieser Anwenderbeobachtung war es, die Wirksamkeit der intravitrealen operativen Medikamenteneingabe im Klinikalltag zu beleuchten. Monozentrisch, einarmig, prospektiv. Eingeschlossen wurden alle Patienten, bei denen im Rahmen einer augenärztlichen Untersuchung bei den Barmherzigen Brüdern Linz im Zeitraum von November 2012 bis August 2014 ein(More)
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