Philipp Henn

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INTRODUCTION In patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSc-APAH) is the leading cause of death. The objective of this prospective screening study was to analyse sensitivity and specificity of stress Doppler echocardiography (SDE) in detecting pulmonary hypertension (PH). METHODS Pulmonary artery pressures and(More)
BACKGROUND Right atrial (RA) size is important in screening, diagnosis, and follow-up assessment in patients with pulmonary hypertension. The objective of this study was to define normal reference values for RA area by echocardiography in a large population of athletic versus sedentary healthy subjects. METHODS AND RESULTS In the first part of the study,(More)
INTRODUCTION Reported sonographic reference values for the vagus nerves (VNs) vary greatly. We aimed to generate reference values in a large cohort and to examine intra-rater-, inter-rater- and across-ultrasound systems agreement. METHODS The VNs of 60 healthy subjects were examined by two sonographers and with two ultrasound systems. Cross-sectional(More)
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