Peter Ehrlich
Saarland University
Internal medicineSurgeryCardiologyMitral valve replacementFistulaHeart failureCoronary artery diseaseRadial arteryChest painCardiac surgeryAtrium (heart)EosinophilicAortaPercutaneousMyocarditisPericardial effusionMyopericarditisMedicineEjection fraction
Publications 4
#1Peter Ehrlich (Saarland University)H-Index: 2
#2Karin KlingelH-Index: 78
Last. Michael Kindermann (Saarland University)H-Index: 22
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#1Michael Kindermann (Saarland University)H-Index: 22
#2Nitin Sood (Saarland University)H-Index: 1
Last. Karin KlingelH-Index: 78
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Background Eosinophilic myocarditis (EM) is rare but accounts for 12-22% of histologically proven acute myocarditis cases. Acute necrotizing EM is considered an aggressive, life-threatening disease which is usually treated by high-dose corticosteroid therapy. Case summary We report the case of a 27-year-old man with acute severe pericarditic chest pain, moderately reduced left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction, and a small pericardial effusion. Troponin I level was highly elevated in the absenc...
#1Nitin Sood (Saarland University)H-Index: 1
#2Peter Ehrlich (Saarland University)H-Index: 2
Last. Michael Kindermann (Saarland University)H-Index: 22
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Background : Creation of an iatrogenic aorto-right atrial fistula is a rare but clinically relevant complication of cardiac surgery. Transfemoral percutaneous closure is an attractive alternative to surgical repair, but there are no reports about transcatheter repair using a complete arm access. Case summary : We present the case of a 44-year-old woman with heart failure (NewYork Heart Association Class III) due to a longstanding iatrogenic fistula from the non-coronary aortic cusp to the right ...
#1Janine PössH-Index: 27
#2Christian UkenaH-Index: 38
Last. Andreas LinkH-Index: 18
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Purpose Angiopoietin-2 (Ang-2) impairs endothelial integrity. The association of Ang-2 in the presence of oedema and outcome of patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) has not been investigated.
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