Research Report for the year 2019

Scientific publications

Journal Articles:
  • Adebahr S, Hechtner M, Schräder N, Schimek-Jasch T, Kaier K, Rohr VD, Gkika E, Momm F, Gärtner J, Becker G, Grosu AL, Nestle U: Early impact of pulmonary stereotactic fractionated body radiotherapy (SBRT) on Quality of Life (QoL): Benefit for patients with low initial scores (STRIPE trial). J Thorac Oncol, 2019; 14: 708-419. : https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2018.10.170
  • Al Said S, Alabed S, Kaier K, Bode C, Meerpohl JJ, Duerschmied D: Non‐vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) post‐percutaneous coronary intervention: a network meta‐analysis. Cochrane Db Syst Rev, 2019 ( 1) (online): CD013252. : https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD013252
  • Borde JP, Kaier K, Hehn P, Böhmer MM, Kreusch TM, Dobler G: Tick-borne encephalitis virus infections in Germany. Seasonality and in-year patterns. A retrospective analysis from 2001-2018. Plos One, 2019; 14 (online): e0224044. : https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224044
  • Brühmann B, Reese C, Kaier K, Ott M, Maurer C, Kunert S, Saurer B, Farin E: A complex health services intervention to improve medical care in long-term care homes: study protocol of the controlled coordinated medical care (CoCare) study Bmc Health Serv Res, 2019 (online). : https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4156-4
  • Brühmann BA, Reese C, Kaier K, Ott M, Maurer C, Kunert S, Saurer BR, Farin E: A complex health services intervention to improve medical care in long-term care homes: study protocol of the controlled coordinated medical care (CoCare) study. Bmc Health Serv Res, 2019; 19 (online): 332. : https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4156-4
  • Dammann P, Wittek P, Darkwah Oppong M, Hütter BO, Jabbarli R, Wrede K, Wanke I, Mönninghoff C, Kaier K, Frank B, Müller O, Kleinschnitz C, Forsting M, Sure U: Relative health-related quality of life after treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms: long-term outcomes and influencing factors. Ther Adv Neurol Diso, 2019; 12 (online). : https://doi.org/10.1177/1756286419833492
  • Darkwah Oppong M, Gembruch O, Pierscianek D, Köhrmann M, Kleinschnitz C, Deuschl C, Mönninghoff C, Kaier K, Forsting M, Sure U, Jabbarli R: Post-treatment Antiplatelet Therapy Reduces Risk for Delayed Cerebral Ischemia due to Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurosurgery, 2019; 85: 827-833. : https://doi.org/10.1093/neuros/nyy550
  • Frank F, Bjeergaard F, Bengel J, Bitzer EM, Heimbach B, Kaier K, Kiekert J, Krämer L, Kricheldorff C, Laubner K, Maun A, Metzner G, Niebling W, Salm C, Schütter S, Seufert J, Farin E, Voigt-Radloff S: Local, collaborative, stepped and personalised care management for older people with chronic diseases (LoChro): study protocol of a randomised comparative effectiveness trial Bmc Geriatr, 2019. : http://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-019-1088-0 (in Druck)
  • Frank F, Bjerregaard F, Bengel J, Bitzer EM, Heimbach B, Kaier K, Kiekert J, Krämer L, Kricheldorff C, Laubner K, Maun A, Metzner G, Niebling W, Salm C, Schütter S, Seufert J, Farin E, Voigt-Radloff S: Local, collaborative, stepped and personalised care management for older people with chronic diseases (LoChro): study protocol of a randomised comparative effectiveness trial. Bmc Geriatr, 2019; 19 (online): 64. : https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-019-1088-0
  • Heister T, Wolkewitz M, Hehn P, Wolff J, Dettenkofer M, Grundmann H, Kaier K: Costs of hospital-acquired Clostridium difficile infections: an analysis on the effect of time-dependent exposures using routine and surveillance data. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 2019; 17: 16. : https://doi.org/10.1186/s12962-019-0184-5
  • Jabbarli R, Dinger TF, Pierscianek D, Oppong MD, Chen B, Dammann P, Wrede KH, Kaier K, Köhrmann M, Forsting M, Kleinschnitz C, Sure U: Intracranial aneurysms in sickle cell disease: A systematic review and case-control study. Curr Neurovasc Res, 2019; 16: 63-76. : https://doi.org/10.2174/1567202616666190131160847
  • Jabbarli R, Pierscianek D, Darkwah Oppong M, Sato T, Dammann P, Wrede KH, Kaier K, Köhrmann M, Forsting M, Kleinschnitz C, Roos A, Sure U: Laboratory biomarkers of delayed cerebral ischemia after subarachnoid hemorrhage: a systematic review. Neurosurg Rev, 2019 (online). : https://doi.org/10.1007/s10143-018-1037-y
  • Jabbarli R, Pierscianek D, Rölz R, Darkwah Oppong M, Kaier K, Shah M, Taschner C, Mönninghoff C, Urbach H, Beck J, Sure U, Forsting M: Endovascular treatment of cerebral vasospasm after subarachnoid hemorrhage: More is more. Neurology, 2019; 93 (online): e1-e9. : https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000007862
  • Kaier K, Heister T, Götting T, Wolkewitz M, Mutters NT: Measuring the in-hospital costs of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia: methodology and results from a German teaching hospital. Bmc Infect Dis, 2019; 19 (online): 1028. : https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-019-4660-5
  • Kaier K, Heister T, Motschall E, Hehn P, Bluhmki T, Wolkewitz M: Impact of mechanical ventilation on the daily costs of ICU care: a systematic review and meta regression. Epidemiol Infect, 2019; 147 (online): e314. : https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268819001900
  • Kaier K, von Zur Mühlen C, Zirlik A, Bothe W, Hehn P, Zehender M, Bode C, Stachon P: Estimating the additional costs per life saved due to transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a secondary data analysis of electronic health records in Germany. Eur J Health Econ, 2019; 20: 625-632. : https://doi.org/10.1007/s10198-018-1023-x
  • Kaier K, Wolkewitz M, Hehn P, Mutters NT, Heister T: The impact of hospital-acquired infections on the patient-level reimbursement-cost relationship in a DRG-based hospital payment system. Int J Health Econ Ma, 2019. : https://doi.org/10.1007/s10754-019-09267-w (in Druck)
  • Olivier M, Boeker M, Hanser S, Hehn P, Kaier K: Der Pflegekomplexmaßnahmen-Score: Paradigmenwechsel im G-DRG System oder Tropfen auf den heißen Stein? Eine Sekundäranalyse auf Basis von Abrechnungsdaten. Gesundheitsökonomie & Qualitätsmanagement, 2019; 24: 191-196. : http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/a-0659-1706
  • Peikert A, Kaier K, Merz J, Manhart L, Schäfer I, Hilgendorf I, Hehn P, Wolf D, Willecke F, Sheng X, Clemens A, Zehender M, von Zur Mühlen C, Bode C, Zirlik A, Stachon P: Residual inflammatory risk in coronary heart disease: incidence of elevated high-sensitive CRP in a real-world cohort. Clin Res Cardiol, 2019 (online). : https://doi.org/10.1007/s00392-019-01511-0
  • Stachon P, Kaier K, Heidt T, Bothe W, Zirlik A, Zehender M, Bode C, von Zur Mühlen C: Nationwide outcomes of aortic valve replacement for pure aortic regurgitation in Germany 2008-2015. Catheter Cardio Inte, 2019. : https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28361 (in Druck)
  • Stachon P, Kaier K, Zirlik A, Bothe W, Heidt T, Zehender M, Bode C, von Zur Mühlen C: Risk-Adjusted Comparison of In-Hospital Outcomes of Transcatheter and Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement. J Am Heart Assoc, 2019; 8 (online): e011504. : https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.011504
  • Voigt-Radloff S, Schöpf AC, Boeker M, Frank L, Farin E, Kaier K, Körner M, Wollmann K, Lang B, Meerpohl JJ, Möhler R, Niebling W, Serong J, Lange R, van der Keylen P, Maun A: Well informed physician-patient communication in consultations on back pain - study protocol of the cluster randomized GAP trial. Bmc Fam Pract, 2019; 20 (online): 33. : https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-019-0925-8
  • Voigt-Radloff S, Schöpf AC, Boeker M, Frank L, Farin E, Kaier K, Körner M, Wollmann K, Lang B, Meerpohl JJ, Möhler R, Niebling W, Serong J, Lange R, van der Keylen P, Maun A: Well informed physician-patient communication in consultations on back pain – study protocol of the cluster randomized GAP trial Bmc Fam Pract, 2019. : http://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-019-0925-8 (in Druck)
  • Zotzmann V, Rilinger J, Lang CN, Kaier K, Benk C, Duerschmied D, Biever PM, Bode C, Wengenmayer T, Staudacher DL: Epinephrine, inodilator, or no inotrope in venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation implantation: a single-center experience. Crit Care, 2019; 23 (online): 320. : https://doi.org/10.1186/s13054-019-2605-4
Short Communications:
  • Kaier K, Mutters NT, Wolkewitz M: Measuring the financial burden of resistance: What should be compared? Clin Infect Dis, 2019; 69: 1082. : https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz096