English Intern
Lehrstuhl für klinische Epidemiologie und Biometrie

Dr. Viktoria Rücker

kurzer Lebenslauf

2021 Promotion zum Dr. rer. nat., Universität Würzburg
2019 Hentschel-Preis 2019, Hentschel-Stiftung "Kampf dem Schlaganfall"
seit 2015   Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie und Biometrie, Universität Würzburg
2014-2015 Masterarbeit am Institut für Klinische Epidemiologie und Biometrie, Universität Würzburg in Kooperation mit dem Robert Koch-Institut Berlin
2012-2015 Studium Master of Science in Mathematische Biometrie, Universität Ulm
2009-2012 Studium Bachelor of Science in Mathematische Biometrie, Universität Ulm

wissenschaftliche Schwerpunkte

Biometrie, Prädiktionsmodelle

Hauptpublikationen der letzten Jahre

2024[ to top ]
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    Lange B, Jaeger VK, Harries M, Rücker V, Streeck H, Blaschke S, Petersmann A, Toepfner N, Nauck M, Hassenstein MJ, Dreier M, von Holt I, Budde A, Bartz A, Ortmann J, Kurosinski MA, Berner R, Borsche M, Brandhorst G, Brinkmann M, Budde K, Deckena M, Engels G, Fenzlaff M, Härtel C, Hovardovska O, Katalinic A, Kehl K, Kohls M, Krüger S, Lieb W, Meyer-Schlinkmann KM, Pischon T, Rosenkranz D, Rübsamen N, Rupp J, Schäfer C, Schattschneider M, Schlegtendal A, Schlinkert S, Schmidbauer L, Schulze-Wundling K, Störk S, Tiemann C, Völzke H, Winter T, Klein C, Liese J, Brinkmann F, Ottensmeyer PF, Reese JP, Heuschmann P, Karch A. Estimates of protection levels against SARS-CoV-2 infection and severe COVID-19 in Germany before the 2022/2023 winter season: the IMMUNEBRIDGE project. Infection. 2024;52(1):139-53.
2023[ to top ]
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    Schmiemann G, Greser A, Maun A, Bleidorn J, Schuster A, Miljukov O, Rücker V, Klingeberg A, Mentzel A, Minin V, Eckmanns T, Heintze C, Heuschmann P, Gágyor I. Effects of a multimodal intervention in primary care to reduce second line antibiotic prescriptions for urinary tract infections in women: parallel, cluster randomised, controlled trial. Bmj. 2023;383:e076305.
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    Engels G, Oechsle AL, Schlegtendal A, Maier C, Holzwarth S, Streng A, Lange B, Karch A, Petersmann A, Streeck H, Blaschke-Steinbrecher S, Härtel C, Schroten H, von Kries R, Berner R, Liese J, Brinkmann F, Toepfner N. SARS-CoV-2 sero-immunity and quality of life in children and adolescents in relation to infections and vaccinations: the IMMUNEBRIDGE KIDS cross-sectional study, 2022. Infection. 2023;51(5):1531-9.
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    Schwarzbach CJ, Eichner FA, Rücker V, Hofmann AL, Keller M, Audebert HJ, von Bandemer S, Engelter ST, Geis D, Gröschel K, Haeusler KG, Hamann GF, Meisel A, Sander D, Schutzmeier M, Veltkamp R, Heuschmann PU, Grau AJ, Binder A, Daneshkhah N, Cidlinsky P, Eicke BM, Fassbender K, Fink GR, Onur OA, Grond M, Kallmünzer B, Köhrmann M, Kollmar R, Musso M, Maschke M, Minnerup J, Mühler J, Neumann-Haefelin T, Niehaus L, Pankert A, Poli S, Reich A, Reimann G, Ringleb P, Purrucker J, Roth R, Schlachetzki F, Steiner T, Soda H, Szabo K, Topka H, Uphaus T, Spreer A, Wolf ME, Wöhrle J. The structured ambulatory post-stroke care program for outpatient aftercare in patients with ischaemic stroke in Germany (SANO): an open-label, cluster-randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Neurology [Internet]. 2023;. Available from: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1474442223002168
2022[ to top ]
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    Gierszewski D, Kurotschka PK, Krauthausen M, Fröhlich W, Forster J, Pietsch F, Streng A, Rücker V, Wallstabe J, Hartmann K, Jans T, Engels G, Romanos M, Heuschmann P, Härtel C, Kurzai O, Liese J, Gágyor I. Parents’ and Childcare Workers’ Perspectives Toward SARS-CoV-2 Test and Surveillance Protocols in Pre-school Children Day Care Centers: A Qualitative Study Within the German Wü-KiTa-CoV Project. Frontiers in Medicine [Internet]. 2022;9. Available from: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmed.2022.897726
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    Nielsen PB, Melgaard L, Overvad TF, Jensen M, Larsen TB, Lip GYH. Risk of Cerebrovascular Events in Intracerebral Hemorrhage Survivors With Atrial Fibrillation: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Stroke. 2022;53(8):2559-68.
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    Lange B, Jäger VK, Rücker V, Harries M, Hassenstein MJ, Dreier M, von Holt I, Budde A, Kurosinski MA, Armann J, Bartz A, Berner R, Brandhorst G, Brinkmann M, Budde K, Deckena M, Engels G, Fenzlaff M, Härtel C, Hovardovska O, Kehl K, Kohls M, Krüger S, Meyer-Schlinkmann KM, Ottensmeyer PF, Reese JP, Rosenkranz D, Rübsamen N, Schlegtendal A, Schattschneider M, Schäfer C, Schlinkert S, Schulze-Wundling K, Störk S, Tiemann C, Völzke H, Winter T, Liese J, Brinkmann F, Heuschmann P, Nauck M, Petersmann A, Blaschke-Steinbrecher S, Toepfner N, Streeck H, Karch A. 2. Interimsanalyse des IMMUNEBRIDGE-Projektes zur Kommunikation von vorläufigen Ergebnissen an das Modellierungsnetz für schwere Infektionskrankheiten. Zenodo. 2022;.
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    Montellano FA, Kluter EJ, Rücker V, Ungethüm K, Mackenrodt D, Wiedmann S, Dege T, Quilitzsch A, Morbach C, Frantz S, Störk S, Haeusler KG, Kleinschnitz C, Heuschmann PU. Cardiac dysfunction and high-sensitive C-reactive protein are associated with troponin T elevation in ischemic stroke: insights from the SICFAIL study. BMC Neurology [Internet]. 2022;22(1):511. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12883-022-03017-1
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    Gierszewski D, Kurotschka PK, Krauthausen M, Fröhlich W, Forster J, Pietsch F, Streng A, Rücker V, Wallstabe J, Hartmann K, Jans T, Engels G, Romanos M, Heuschmann PU, Härtel C, Kurzai O, Liese J, Gágyor I. Corrigendum: Parents’ and childcare workers’ perspectives toward SARS-CoV-2 test and surveillance protocols in pre-school children day care centers: A qualitative study within the german Wü-KiTa-CoV project. Frontiers in medicine. 2022;9:973518.
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    Engels G, Forster J, Streng A, Rücker V, Rudolph P, Pietsch F, Wallstabe J, Wallstabe L, Krauthausen M, Schmidt J, Ludwig T, Bauer C, Gierszewski D, Bendig J, Timme S, Jans T, Weißbrich B, Romanos M, Dölken L, Heuschmann P, Härtel C, Gágyor I, Figge MT, Liese J, Kurzai O, Group WKC 2.0 S. Acceptance of Different Self-sampling Methods for Semiweekly SARS-CoV-2 Testing in Asymptomatic Children and Childcare Workers at German Day Care Centers: A Nonrandomized Controlled Trial. JAMA Network Open [Internet]. 2022;5(9):e2231798-e2231798. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.31798
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    Brunssen A, Rücker V, Heuschmann P, Held J, Hermanek P, Berlis A, Hecht M, Berger K. Stroke care during the COVID-19 pandemic: Case numbers, treatments, and mortality in two large German stroke registries. Frontiers in Neurology [Internet]. 2022;13. Available from: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fneur.2022.924271
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    Lange B, Jäger V, Rücker V, Hassenstein M, Harries M, Berner R, Blaschke-Steinbrecher S, Brandhorst G, Budde K, Fenzlaff M, Rosenkranz D, Schattschneider M, Schäfer C, Streeck H, Winter T, Nauck M, Petersmann A, Töpfner N, Heuschmann P, Karch A. Interimsanalyse des IMMUNEBRIDGE-Projektes zur Kommunikation von vorläufigen Ergebnissen an die Modellierungskonsortien der BMBF-geförderten Modellierungsplattform. Zenodo. 2022;.
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    Forster J, Streng A, Rudolph P, Rücker V, Wallstabe J, Timme S, Pietsch F, Hartmann K, Krauthausen M, Schmidt J, Ludwig T, Gierszewski D, Jans T, Engels G, Weißbrich B, Romanos M, Dölken L, Heuschmann P, Härtel C, Gágyor I, Figge MT, Kurzai O, Liese J, Group WKCS. Feasibility of SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance Testing Among Children and Childcare Workers at German Day Care Centers: A Nonrandomized Controlled Trial. JAMA Network Open [Internet]. 2022;5(1):e2142057-e2142057. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.42057
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    Buerger A, Emser T, Seidel A, Scheiner C, von Schoenfeld C, Ruecker V, Heuschmann PU, Romanos M. DUDE - a universal prevention program for non-suicidal self-injurious behavior in adolescence based on effective emotion regulation: study protocol of a cluster-randomized controlled trial. Trials [Internet]. 2022;23(1):97. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-021-05973-4
2021[ to top ]
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    Eder PA, Laux G, Rashid A, Kniess T, Haeusler KG, Shammas L, Griewing B, Hofmann S, Stangl S, Wiedmann S, Rücker V, Heuschmann PU, Soda H. Stroke Angel: Effect of Telemedical Prenotification on In-Hospital Delays and Systemic Thrombolysis in Acute Stroke Patients. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2021;50(4):420-8.
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    Seyhan M, Ungethüm K, Schuhmann MK, Mackenrodt D, Rücker V, Montellano FA, Wiedmann S, Rath D, Geisler T, Nieswandt B, Kraft P, Kleinschnitz C, Heuschmann PU. Feasibility of platelet marker analysis in ischemic stroke patients and their association with one-year outcome. A pilot project within a subsample of the Stroke Induced Cardiac Failure in Mice and Men (SICFAIL) cohort study. Platelets [Internet]. 2021;33(5):772-80. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09537104.2021.2002834
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    Gágyor I, Greser A, Heuschmann P, Rücker V, Maun A, Bleidorn J, Heintze C, Jede F, Eckmanns T, Klingeberg A, Mentzel A, Schmiemann G. REDuction of Antibiotic RESistance (REDARES) in urinary tract infections using treatments according to national clinical guidelines: study protocol for a pragmatic randomized controlled trial with a multimodal intervention in primary care. BMC Infect Dis. 2021;21(1):990.
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    Lehrieder D, Layer K, Müller HP, Rücker V, Kassubek J, Juettler E, Neugebauer H, on behalf of the DRSG, Ignite. Association of Infarct Volume Before Hemicraniectomy and Outcome After Malignant Infarction. Neurology [Internet]. 2021;96(22):e2704. Available from: http://n.neurology.org/content/96/22/e2704.abstract
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    Eichner FA, Schwarzbach CJ, Keller M, Haeusler KG, Hamann GF, Sander D, Audebert HJ, Gröschel K, Geis D, von Bandemer S, Rücker V, Schutzmeier M, Heuschmann PU, Grau A. Trial design and pilot phase results of a cluster-randomised intervention trial to improve stroke care after hospital discharge – The structured ambulatory post-stroke care program (SANO). European Stroke Journal [Internet]. 2021;6(2):213-21. Available from: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/2396987320910596
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    Vollmuth C, Miljukov O, Abu-Mugheisib M, Angermaier A, Barlinn J, Busetto L, Grau AJ, Guenther A, Gumbinger C, Hubert N, Hüttemann K, Klingner C, Naumann M, Palm F, Remi J, Rücker V, Schessl J, Schlachetzki F, Schuppner R, Schwab S, Schwartz A, Trommer A, Urbanek C, Volbers B, Weber J, Wojciechowski C, Worthmann H, Zickler P, Heuschmann PU, Haeusler KG, Hubert GJ. Impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic on stroke teleconsultations in Germany in the first half of 2020. European Journal of Neurology [Internet]. 2021;28(10):3267-78. Available from: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ene.14787
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    Heuschmann PU, Montellano FA, Ungethüm K, Rücker V, Wiedmann S, Mackenrodt D, Quilitzsch A, Ludwig T, Kraft P, Albert J, Morbach C, Frantz S, Störk S, Haeusler KG, Kleinschnitz C. Prevalence and determinants of systolic and diastolic cardiac dysfunction and heart failure in acute ischemic stroke patients: The SICFAIL study. ESC Heart Failure [Internet]. 2021;8(2):1117-29. Available from: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ehf2.13145
2020[ to top ]
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    Rücker V, Heuschmann PU, O’Flaherty M, Weingärtner M, Hess M, Sedlak C, Schwab S, Kolominsky-Rabas PL. Twenty-Year Time Trends in Long-Term Case-Fatality and Recurrence Rates After Ischemic Stroke Stratified by Etiology. Stroke [Internet]. 2020;51(9):2778-85. Available from: https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.029972
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    Engelhardt S, Wiedmann S, Rücker V, Kraft P, Mackenrodt D, Malzahn U, Störk S, Kleinschnitz C, Heuschmann P. [Development of a German telephone version of the IQCODE (The Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly) within a cohort of relatives of ischemic stroke patients]. Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr. 2020;88(11):698-703.
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    Gabriel KMA, Jírů-Hillmann S, Kraft P, Selig U, Rücker V, Mühler J, Dötter K, Keidel M, Soda H, Rascher A, Schneider R, Pfau M, Hoffmann R, Stenzel J, Benghebrid M, Goebel T, Doerck S, Kramer D, Haeusler KG, Volkmann J, Heuschmann PU, Fluri F. Two years’ experience of implementing a comprehensive telemedical stroke network comprising in mainly rural region: the Transregional Network for Stroke Intervention with Telemedicine (TRANSIT-Stroke). BMC Neurol. 2020;20(1):104.
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    Haas K, Rücker V, Hermanek P, Misselwitz B, Berger K, Seidel G, Janssen A, Rode S, Burmeister C, Matthis C, Koennecke HC, Heuschmann PU. Association Between Adherence to Quality Indicators and 7-Day In-Hospital Mortality After Acute Ischemic Stroke. Stroke [Internet]. 2020;51(12):3664-72. Available from: https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/STROKEAHA.120.029968
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    Riegler C, Wiedmann S, Rücker V, Teismann H, Berger K, Störk S, Vieta E, Faller H, Baune BT, Heuschmann PU. A self-administered version of the functioning assessment short test for Use in population-based studies: A pilot study. Clinical practice and epidemiology in mental health: CP & EMH. 2020;16:192-203.
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    Herrmann J, Adam EH, Notz Q, Helmer P, Sonntagbauer M, Ungemach-Papenberg P, Sanns A, Zausig Y, Steinfeldt T, Torje I, Schmid B, Schlesinger T, Rolfes C, Reyher C, Kredel M, Stumpner J, Brack A, Wurmb T, Gill-Schuster D, Kranke P, Weismann D, Klinker H, Heuschmann P, Rücker V, Frantz S, Ertl G, Muellenbach RM, Mutlak H, Meybohm P, Zacharowski K, Lotz C. COVID-19 Induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome—A Multicenter Observational Study. Frontiers in Medicine [Internet]. 2020;7. Available from: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmed.2020.599533
2019[ to top ]
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    Dengler J, Rüfenacht D, Meyer B, Rohde V, Endres M, Lenga P, Uttinger K, Rücker V, Wostrack M, Kursumovic A, Hong B, Mielke D, Schmidt NO, Burkhardt JK, Bijlenga P, Boccardi E, Cognard C, Heuschmann PU, Vajkoczy P. Giant intracranial aneurysms: natural history and 1-year case fatality after endovascular or surgical treatment. J Neurosurg. 2019;134(1):49-57.
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    Hebestreit H, Hulzebos EHJ, Schneiderman JE, Karila C, Boas SR, Kriemler S, Dwyer T, Sahlberg M, Urquhart DS, Lands LC, Ratjen F, Takken T, Varanistkaya L, Rücker V, Hebestreit A, Usemann J, Radtke T. Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Provides Additional Prognostic Information in Cystic Fibrosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019;199(8):987-95.
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    Müller-Scholden L, Kirchhof J, Morbach C, Breunig M, Meijer R, Rücker V, Tiffe T, Yurdadogan T, Wagner M, Gelbrich G, Bots ML, Störk S, Heuschmann PU. Segment-specific association of carotid-intima-media thickness with cardiovascular risk factors - findings from the STAAB cohort study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2019;19(1):84.
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    Tiffe T, Morbach C, Rücker V, Gelbrich G, Wagner M, Faller H, Störk S, Heuschmann PU. Impact of Patient Beliefs on Blood Pressure Control in the General Population: Findings from the Population-Based STAAB Cohort Study. Int J Hypertens. 2019;2019:9385397.
2018[ to top ]
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    Diederichs C, Neuhauser H, Rücker V, Busch MA, Keil U, Fitzgerald AP, Heuschmann PU. Predicted 10-year risk of cardiovascular mortality in the 40 to 69 year old general population without cardiovascular diseases in Germany. PLoS One. 2018;13(1):e0190441.
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    Rücker V, Wiedmann S, O’Flaherty M, Busch MA, Heuschmann PU. Decline in Regional Trends in Mortality of Stroke Subtypes in Germany From 1998 to 2015. Stroke. 2018;49(11):2577-83.
2017[ to top ]
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    Hillmann S, Wiedmann S, Rücker V, Berger K, Nabavi D, Bruder I, Koennecke HC, Seidel G, Misselwitz B, Janssen A, Burmeister C, Matthis C, Busse O, Hermanek P, Heuschmann PU, (ADSR) GSRSG. Stroke unit care in germany: the german stroke registers study group (ADSR). BMC Neurol. 2017;17(1):49.
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    Kraft P, Hillmann S, Rücker V, Heuschmann PU. Telemedical strategies for the improvement of secondary prevention in patients with cerebrovascular events-A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Stroke. 2017;12(6):597-605.
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    Tiffe T, Wagner M, Rücker V, Morbach C, Gelbrich G, Störk S, Heuschmann PU. Control of cardiovascular risk factors and its determinants in the general population- findings from the STAAB cohort study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2017;17(1):276.
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    Kraft P, Fleischer A, Wiedmann S, Rücker V, Mackenrodt D, Morbach C, Malzahn U, Kleinschnitz C, Störk S, Heuschmann PU. Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of point-of-care handheld echocardiography in acute ischemic stroke patients - a pilot study. BMC Neurol. 2017;17(1):159.
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    Wagner M, Wanner C, Schich M, Kotseva K, Wood D, Hartmann K, Fette G, Rücker V, Oezkur M, Störk S, Heuschmann PU. Patient’s and physician’s awareness of kidney disease in coronary heart disease patients - a cross-sectional analysis of the German subset of the EUROASPIRE IV survey. BMC Nephrol. 2017;18(1):321.
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    Belling-Dierks F, Glaser K, Wirbelauer J, Rücker V, Frieauff E. Does rapid enteral feeding increase intestinal morbidity in very low birth weight infants? A retrospective analysis. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2017;30(22):2690-6.
2016[ to top ]
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    Rasche L, Röllig C, Stuhler G, Danhof S, Mielke S, Grigoleit GU, Dissen L, Schemmel L, Middeke JM, Rücker V, Schreder M, Schetelig J, Bornhäuser M, Einsele H, Thiede C, Knop S. Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Multiple Myeloma: Focus on Longitudinal Assessment of Donor Chimerism, Extramedullary Disease, and High-Risk Cytogenetic Features. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016;22(11):1988-96.
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    Rücker V, Keil U, Fitzgerald AP, Malzahn U, Prugger C, Ertl G, Heuschmann PU, Neuhauser H. Predicting 10-Year Risk of Fatal Cardiovascular Disease in Germany: An Update Based on the SCORE-Deutschland Risk Charts. PLoS One. 2016;11(9):e0162188.
2015[ to top ]
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    Oezkur M, Wagner M, Weismann D, Krannich JH, Schimmer C, Riegler C, Rücker V, Leyh R, Heuschmann PU. Chronic hyperglycemia is associated with acute kidney injury in patients undergoing CABG surgery--a cohort study. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2015;15:41.