Winfried Haerer

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CONTEXT Multislice computed tomography (MSCT) has recently evolved as a modality for noninvasive coronary imaging. OBJECTIVE To assess the accuracy and robustness of MSCT vs the criterion standard of invasive coronary angiography for detection of obstructive coronary artery disease. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PATIENTS Prospective, single-center study(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of the Snapshot Hypertension Registry (SHR) was to assess the quality of antihypertensive drug treatment in hypertensive patients seen by cardiologists on three consecutive days in December 2005. METHODS Full data sets were obtained for 7302 patients (89.9% of total returned) seen by 268 cardiologists. Mean age of hypertensive(More)
QuIK is the German acronym for QUality Assurance in Invasive Cardiology. It describes the continuous project of an electronic data collection in Cardiac catheterization laboratories all over Germany. Mainly members of the German Society of Cardiologists in Private Practice (BNK) participate in this computer based project. Since 1996 data of diagnostic and(More)
Der Bundesverband Niedergelassener Kardiologen (BNK) berichtet über das QuIK-Projekt (Qualitätssicherung in der Invasiv-Kardiologie) 1999–2002. Die Ergebnisse aus der EDV-gestützten Datenerfassung und -auswertung von diagnostischen (LHK) und therapeutischen (PCI) Herzkathetereingriffen werden vorgestellt und mit anderen Registern (BQS, ALKK) verglichen.(More)
On behalf of the German Association of Cardiologists in Private Practice (BNK) the Steering Committee of the QuIK Registry reports on the results of the voluntary quality assurance in invasive cardiology in 2003-2005 and compares it to other data collections. In 2005 more than 70% of diagnostic (LHK) and 78% of therapeutic (PCI) cardiac catheterization(More)
Das Steering Committee des QuIK-Registers des Bundesverbandes Niedergelassener Kardiologen (BNK) berichtet über die Ergebnisse der freiwilligen externen vergleichenden Qualitätssicherung in der Invasivkardiologie 2003–2005 und vergleicht diese mit anderen Datenerhebungen. Das QuIK-Register bildete 2005 > 70% der diagnostischen (LHK) und 78% der(More)
On behalf of the German Association of Cardiologists in Private Practice (BNK) the Steering Committee of the QuIK Registry reports on the results of the voluntary quality assurance in invasive cardiology for the years 2006 to 2009 and compares them to other data collections. More than 70% of diagnostic (LHC) and therapeutic (PCI) cardiac catheterization(More)
We aimed to assess patient acceptance and effectiveness of a 12-month structured management program in patients after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) event who were treated in a special setting of office-based cardiologists. The program comprised patient documentation with a specific tool (Bundesverband Niedergelassener Kardiologen [German Federation of(More)
Infective endocarditis due to gramnegative bacteria is rare. Overall, its relative frequency seems to be much lower than 10 percent. According to the extensive literature reviewed most often the causative microorganisms belong to the families of enterobacteriaceae and pseudomonads. Extremely rare, however, are cases where certain fastidious gramnegative(More)