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  1. Boening A, Assling-Simon L, Heep M, Boengler K, Niemann B and Grieshaber P. Buckberg's blood cardioplegia for protection of adult and senile myocardium in a rat in vitro model of acute myocardial infarction. Experimental gerontology. 2018;104:98-104.
  2. Boening A, Assling-Simon L, Heep M, Boengler K, Niemann B, Schipke J, Muhlfeld C and Grieshaber P. Blood cardioplegia for cardiac surgery in acute myocardial infarction: rat experiments with two widely used solutions. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. 2018.
  3. Gemein C, Roos M, Wolf A, Hermann N, Kelava A, Chasan R, Weipert K, Helmig I, Bogossian H, Hamm CW, Neumann T, Schmitt J and Erkapic D. Tilt testing and what you should know about it - Experience with 835 consecutive patients with syncope of unknown origin. International journal of cardiology. 2018.
  4. Gutbier B, Neuhauss AK, Reppe K, Ehrler C, Santel A, Kaufmann J, Scholz M, Weissmann N, Morawietz L, Mitchell TJ, Aliberti S, Hippenstiel S, Suttorp N and Witzenrath M. Prognostic and Pathogenic Role of Angiopoietin-1 and -2 in Pneumonia. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine. 2018.
  5. Kakoschky B, Pleli T, Schmithals C, Zeuzem S, Brune B, Vogl TJ, Korf HW, Weigert A and Piiper A. Selective targeting of tumor associated macrophages in different tumor models. PloS one. 2018;13:e0193015.
  6. Kishnani PM, Tiwari AA, Gautam V, Sharma M, Barbuddhe SB, Doijad SP, Chakraborty T, Nayak AR, Bhartiya NM, Daginawala HF, Singh LR and Kashyap RS. Draft Genome Sequence of Listeria monocytogenes Strain CIIMS-PH-1, a Serovar 4b Isolate from Infant Septicemia. Genome announcements. 2018;6.
  7. Kramm T, Wilkens H, Fuge J, Schafers HJ, Guth S, Wiedenroth CB, Weingard B, Huscher D, Pittrow D, Cebotari S, Hoeper MM, Mayer E and Olsson KM. Incidence and characteristics of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension in Germany. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society. 2018.
  8. Lambova SN and Muller-Ladner U. Editorial:Nailfold Capillaroscopy in Rheumatology. Current rheumatology reviews. 2018.
  9. Matsuoka RL and Stainier DYR. Recent insights into vascular development from studies in zebrafish. Current opinion in hematology. 2018.
  10. McLaughlin VV, Hoeper MM, Channick RN, Chin KM, Delcroix M, Gaine S, Ghofrani HA, Jansa P, Lang IM, Mehta S, Pulido T, Sastry BKS, Simonneau G, Sitbon O, Souza R, Torbicki A, Tapson VF, Perchenet L, Preiss R, Verweij P, Rubin LJ and Galie N. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension-Related Morbidity Is Prognostic for Mortality. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2018;71:752-763.
  11. Puntmann VO, Carr-White G, Jabbour A, Yu CY, Gebker R, Kelle S, Rolf A, Zitzmann S, Peker E, D'Angelo T, Pathan F, Elen, Valbuena S, Hinojar R, Arendt C, Narula J, Herrmann E, Zeiher AM and Nagel E. Native T1 and ECV of Noninfarcted Myocardium and Outcome in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2018;71:766-778.
  12. Schranz D. Diuretic Treatment in Heart Failure. The New England journal of medicine. 2018;378:683.
  13. Tatsidou PT, Chantzichristos VG, Tsoumani ME, Sidiropoulou S, Ntalas IV, Goudevenos JA, Stellos K and Tselepis AD. Circulating progenitor cells and their interaction with platelets in patients with an acute coronary syndrome. Platelets. 2018:1-8.
  14. Yang G, Pillich H, White R, Czikora I, Pochic I, Yue Q, Hudel M, Gorshkov B, Verin A, Sridhar S, Isales CM, Eaton DC, Hamacher J, Chakraborty T and Lucas R. Listeriolysin O Causes ENaC Dysfunction in Human Airway Epithelial Cells. Toxins. 2018;10.


  1. Bachmann M, Pfeilschifter J and Muhl H. Epigenetic regulation by CpG methylation splits strong from retarded IFNgamma-induced IL-18BP in epithelial versus monocytic cells. Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2018.
  2. Bagai A, Goodman SG, Cantor WJ, Vicaut E, Bolognese L, Cequier A, Chettibi M, Hammett CJ, Huber K, Janzon M, Lapostolle F, Lassen JF, Merkely B, Storey RF, Ten Berg JM, Zeymer U, Diallo A, Hamm CW, Tsatsaris A, El Khoury J, Van't Hof AW and Montalescot G. Duration of ischemia and treatment effects of pre- versus in-hospital ticagrelor in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: Insights from the ATLANTIC study. American heart journal. 2018;196:56-64.
  3. Cutolo M, Melsens K, Wijnant S, Ingegnoli F, Thevissen K, De Keyser F, Decuman S, Muller-Ladner U, Piette Y, Riccieri V, Ughi N, Vandecasteele E, Vanhaecke A and Smith V. Nailfold capillaroscopy in systemic lupus erythematosus: A systematic review and critical appraisal. Autoimmunity reviews. 2018.
  4. de Bruin N, Ferreiros N, Schmidt M, Hofmann M, Angioni C, Geisslinger G and Parnham MJ. Mutual inversion of flurbiprofen enantiomers in various rat and mouse strains. Chirality. 2018.
  5. Deckmann K, Rafiq A, Erdmann C, Illig C, Durschnabel M, Wess J, Weidner W, Bschleipfer T and Kummer W. Muscarinic receptors 2 and 5 regulate bitter response of urethral brush cells via negative feedback. FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2018:fj201700582R.
  6. Drakopanagiotakis F, Wujak L, Wygrecka M and Markart P. Biomarkers in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Matrix biology : journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology. 2018.
  7. Herz K, Becker A, Shi C, Ema M, Takahashi S, Potente M, Hesse M, Fleischmann BK and Wenzel D. Visualization of endothelial cell cycle dynamics in mouse using the Flt-1/eGFP-anillin system. Angiogenesis. 2018.
  8. Josipovic I, Pfluger B, Fork C, Vasconez AE, Oo JA, Hitzel J, Seredinski S, Gamen E, Heringdorf DMZ, Chen W, Looso M, Pullamsetti SS, Brandes RP and Leisegang MS. Long noncoding RNA LISPR1 is required for S1P signaling and endothelial cell function. Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology. 2018;116:57-68.
  9. Kilic S, Fabris E, Van't Hof AWJ, Hamm CW, Lapostolle F, Lassen JF, Tsatsaris A, Diallo A, Vicaut E and Montalescot G. Thrombus aspiration and prehospital ticagrelor administration in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Findings from the ATLANTIC trial. American heart journal. 2018;196:1-8.
  10. Liebner S, Dijkhuizen RM, Reiss Y, Plate KH, Agalliu D and Constantin G. Functional morphology of the blood-brain barrier in health and disease. Acta neuropathologica. 2018.
  11. Mertens C, Mora J, Oren B, Grein S, Winslow S, Scholich K, Weigert A, Malmstrom P, Forsare C, Ferno M, Schmid T, Brune B and Jung M. Macrophage-derived lipocalin-2 transports iron in the tumor microenvironment. Oncoimmunology. 2018;7:e1408751.
  12. Muller-Ladner U. [Off to on: treatment of systemic immunological diseases with biologics]. Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie. 2018;77:10-11.
  13. Nagel E and Chandrashekhar Y. A Strain by Any Other Tracking Would Perform as Sweet? JACC Cardiovascular imaging. 2018;11:288-289.
  14. Neto F, Klaus-Bergmann A, Ong YT, Alt S, Vion AC, Szymborska A, Carvalho JR, Hollfinger I, Bartels-Klein E, Franco CA, Potente M and Gerhardt H. YAP and TAZ regulate adherens junction dynamics and endothelial cell distribution during vascular development. eLife. 2018;7.
  15. Pak O, Scheibe S, Esfandiary A, Gierhardt M, Sydykov A, Logan A, Fysikopoulos A, Veit F, Hecker M, Kroschel F, Quanz K, Erb A, Schafer K, Fassbinder M, Alebrahimdehkordi N, Ghofrani HA, Schermuly RT, Brandes RP, Seeger W, Murphy MP, Weissmann N and Sommer N. Impact of the mitochondria-targeted antioxidant MitoQ on hypoxia-induced pulmonary hypertension. The European respiratory journal. 2018.
  16. Sonntagbauer M, Koch A, Strouhal U, Zacharowski K and Weber CF. Catecholamine crisis during induction of general anesthesia : A case report. Der Anaesthesist. 2018.
  17. Wegner MS, Gruber L, Mattjus P, Geisslinger G and Grosch S. The UDP-glucose ceramide glycosyltransferase (UGCG) and the link to multidrug resistance protein 1 (MDR1). BMC cancer. 2018;18:153.
  18. Zheng Y, Sethi R, Mangala LS, Taylor C, Goldsmith J, Wang M, Masuda K, Karaminejadranjbar M, Mannion D, Miranda F, Herrero-Gonzalez S, Hellner K, Chen F, Alsaadi A, Albukhari A, Fotso DC, Yau C, Jiang D, Pradeep S, Rodriguez-Aguayo C, Lopez-Berestein G, Knapp S, Gray NS, Campo L, Myers KA, Dhar S, Ferguson D, Bast RC, Jr., Sood AK, von Delft F and Ahmed AA. Tuning microtubule dynamics to enhance cancer therapy by modulating FER-mediated CRMP2 phosphorylation. Nature communications. 2018;9:476.


  1. Adler S, Huscher D, Siegert E, Allanore Y, Czirjak L, DelGaldo F, Denton CP, Distler O, Frerix M, Matucci-Cerinic M, Mueller-Ladner U, Tarner IH, Valentini G, Walker UA, Villiger PM and Riemekasten G. Systemic sclerosis associated interstitial lung disease - individualized immunosuppressive therapy and course of lung function: results of the EUSTAR group. Arthritis research & therapy. 2018;20:17.
  2. Bader P, Kuci Z, Bakhtiar S, Basu O, Bug G, Dennis M, Greil J, Barta A, Kallay KM, Lang P, Lucchini G, Pol R, Schulz A, Sykora KW, von Luettichau I, Herter-Sprie G, Uddin MA, Jenkin P, Alsultan A, Buechner J, Stein J, Kelemen A, Jarisch A, Soerensen J, Salzmann-Manrique E, Hutter M, Schafer R, Seifried E, Klingebiel T, Bonig H and Kuci S. Effective treatment of steroid and therapy-refractory acute graft-versus-host disease with a novel mesenchymal stromal cell product (MSC-FFM). Bone marrow transplantation. 2018.
  3. Bie P, Brandes R, Deuchars S, Eisner D, Fandrey J, Hecker M, Louch W, Taira T and Yilmaz B. Bringing European physiologists together. Acta physiologica (Oxford, England). 2018.
  4. Blasel S, Vorwerk R, Kiyose M, Mittelbronn M, Brunnberg U, Ackermann H, Voss M, Harter PN and Hattingen E. New MR perfusion features in primary central nervous system lymphomas: pattern and prognostic impact. Journal of neurology. 2018.
  5. Braun J, Lorenz HM, Muller-Ladner U, Schneider M, Schulze-Koops H, Specker C, Strangfeld A, Wagner U and Dorner T. [Revised version of the statement by the DGRh on biosimilars-update 2017]. Zeitschrift fur Rheumatologie. 2018.
  6. Eisemann T, Costa B, Strelau J, Mittelbronn M, Angel P and Peterziel H. An advanced glioma cell invasion assay based on organotypic brain slice cultures. BMC cancer. 2018;18:103.
  7. Husain-Syed F, Ferrari F, Sharma A, Hinna Danesi T, Bezerra P, Lopez-Giacoman S, Samoni S, de Cal M, Corradi V, Virzi GM, De Rosa S, Mucino Bermejo MJ, Estremadoyro C, Villa G, Zaragoza JJ, Caprara C, Brocca A, Birk HW, Walmrath HD, Seeger W, Nalesso F, Zanella M, Brendolan A, Giavarina D, Salvador L, Bellomo R, Rosner MH, Kellum JA and Ronco C. Preoperative Renal Functional Reserve Predicts Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery. The Annals of thoracic surgery. 2018.
  8. Ilper H, Grossbach A, Franz-Jager C, Byhahn C, Klages M, Ackermann HH, Zacharowski K and Kunz T. Thyromental distance ("Patil") revisited : Knowledge and performance of a basic airway screening tool among European anesthetists. Der Anaesthesist. 2018.
  9. Koncsos G, Varga ZV, Baranyai T, Ferdinandy P, Schulz R, Giricz Z and Boengler K. Nagarse treatment of cardiac subsarcolemmal and interfibrillar mitochondria leads to artefacts in mitochondrial protein quantification. Journal of pharmacological and toxicological methods. 2018.
  10. Lambova SN and Muller-Ladner U. Mosaic capillaroscopic findings in systemic sclerosis. Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift (1946). 2018.
  11. Marchetti C, Swartzwelter B, Gamboni F, Neff CP, Richter K, Azam T, Carta S, Tengesdal I, Nemkov T, D'Alessandro A, Henry C, Jones GS, Goodrich SA, St Laurent JP, Jones TM, Scribner CL, Barrow RB, Altman RD, Skouras DB, Gattorno M, Grau V, Janciauskiene S, Rubartelli A, Joosten LAB and Dinarello CA. OLT1177, a beta-sulfonyl nitrile compound, safe in humans, inhibits the NLRP3 inflammasome and reverses the metabolic cost of inflammation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2018.