Scientific Publications

Pascal Meier, Georg Fröhlich, Guido Knapp, Saidi Mohiddin, Ben Goldacre, Duolao Wang, Christoph Kustosz, James DiNicontonio, Shah Ebrahim, Andreas Baumbach, Niels van Royen, Juan-P Casas. Open Heart – The new BMJ cardiovascular journal, advocating open access, open peer-review and open data. Open Heart 2013: 1 article online

Pascal Meier. Biobsorbable Drug Eluting Stent: Winner or Sinner? BMJ 2013; 12:143

Georg M. Froehlich, Pascal Meier, B. Schoch, Mathias Wolfrum, Thomas Luescher, Roberto Corti. The Impact of Modern Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging on Coronary Intervention Rates. J Interv Cardiol. 2013 (in press)

Pascal Meier, Franz H. Messerli, Andreas Baumbach, Alexandra J. Lansky. Pre-hypertension: another ‘pseudodisease’. BMC Medicine 2013 (in press)

Pascal Meier, Juan-P. Casas, Catherine M. Otto, Shah Ebrahim. Oxygen Therapy in Acute Myocardial Infarction – Good or Bad? Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013;8:ED000065 Article online

Pascal Meier,Adam Timmis, Juan-P. Casas, Catherine Otto. Cochrane Corner: is there a benefit of using intracoronary vasodilators in ST segment elevation myocardial infarction? Heart 2013 Oct;99(19):1381-2. Artcile online

Adam Timmis, Pascal Meier, Shah Ebrahim, Juan-P. Casas, Catherine Otto. Heart and the Cochrane collaboration. Heart. 2013 Oct;99(19):1379-80. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2013-304475 Article online

Victor Lee, Simon Woldman, Pascal Meier. Biliary stent migration as a cause of cardiac tamponade. J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown). 2013 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] Article online

Pascal Meier, Olaf Franzen, Alexandra J. Lansky. Almanac 2013: Novel non-coronary cardiac interventions. Heart 2013, July 30. In press. Article online

Christian Seiler, Rebecca Engler, Lea Berner, Michael Stoller, Pascal Meier, Hélène Steck, Tobias Traupe. Prognostic relevance of coronary collateral function: confounded or causal relationship? Heart 2013 July 25. Article online

Asfandyar K. Niazi, James J. DiNicolantonio, Carl J. Lavie, James H. O’Keefe, Pascal Meier, Sripal Bangalore. Triple versus Dual Antiplatelet Therapy in Acute Coronary Syndromes: Adding Cilostazol to Aspirin and Clopidogrel? Cardiology (in press)

Christian Seiler, Michael Stoller, Bertram Pitt, Pascal Meier. The Human Coronary Collateral Circulation: Development and Clinical Importance. Eur Heart J 2013 June 5. Article online

Pascal Meier, Georg M. Fröhlich, Alexandra J. Lansky. Bleeding Complications in Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. Cardiology 2013, in press. Article online

Pascal Meier, Stephan H. Schirmer, Alexandra J. Lansky, Adam Timmis, Bertram Pitt, Christian Seiler. The Collateral Circulation of the Heart. BMC Medicine 20134;11(1):143 Article online

Georg M. Fröhlich, Alex Sirker, Andreas Indermuehle, Alexandra J. Lansky, Pascal Meier. Left Main PCI: Guidelines and Technical Considerations. Cardiology International (in press)

Ali Khavandi, Phillip Freeman, Pascal Meier. Primary Angioplasty Discharge at 24 Hours – Feasible & Safe or a Step too Far? Cardiology 2013, in press. Article online

Georg M Fröhlich,  Alexandra J Lansky, Dennis T Ko, Rodney De Palma, Olga Archangelidi, Adam Timmis, Pascal Meier. Drug Eluting Balloon-Angioplasty for De-Novo Coronary Lesions – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. BMC Medicine 2013; 11: 123, Article online.

Pascal Meier, Georg M. Fröhlich, Stephanie Meller, Rodney De Palma, Alexandra J. Lansky. Selection and Timing for Invasive Therapy in Non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome. Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy 2013 (11; 4,  437-445). Article online

Georg M Fröhlich, Pascal Meier, Steven K White, Derek M Yellon, Derek J Hausenloy. Myocardial reperfusion injury: looking beyond primary PCI. Eur Heart J. 2013 Apr 8. Article online

Pascal Meier, Adam Timmis. Almanac 2012: Interventional Cardiology (Review). Egyptian Heart Journal 2013, in press. Article online

Andreas Indermuehle, Rahul Bahl, Alexandra J Lansky, Georg Froehlich, Guido Knapp, Adam Timmis, Pascal Meier. Drug Eluting Balloon-Angioplasty for Instent-Restenosis – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Heart 2013, in press. Article online

Georg M. Fröhlich, Philipp Keller, Florian Schmid, Mathias Wolfrum, Martin Osranek, Christian Falk, Georg Noll, Frank Enseleit, Steven White, Pascal Meier, Thomas F. Lüscher, Frank Ruschitzka, Felix C. Tanner. Hemodynamically irrelevant pericardial effusion is associated with increased mortality in patients with chronic heart failure. Eur Heart J, in press. Article online

Georg M. Fröhlich, Richard M. Lyon, Comilla Sasson, Tom Crake, Mark Whitbread, Andreas Indermühle, Adam Timmis, Pascal Meier. Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest – Optimal Management. Curr Cardiol Rev 2012 Nov 27 (in press). Article online

Pascal Meier, Christian Seiler. The coronary collateral circulation—clinical relevances and therapeutic options. Heart [IF 4.3] 2012, in press. Article online

Pascal Meier, Adam Timmis. Almanac 2012: Interventional Cardiology (Review). Anatolyan Journal of Cardiology 2012, in press.  Article online

Pascal Meier, Steffen Gloekler, Tobias Traupe,  Andreas Indermuehle, Berna Oezdemir, Rolf Vogel, Stefano F de Marchi, Christian Seiler. G-CSF Induced Arteriogenesis in Humans: Molecular Insights Into a Randomized Controlled Trial. Current Vascular Pharmacology 2013, 11, 38-46 [Impact Factor 2.80] Article online

Rahul Bahl, Adam Timmis, Pascal MeierThe Coronary Collateral Circulation – Clinical Predictors (Editorial). Anatolyan Journal of Cardiology 2012 Dec 7 Article online

Pascal Meier, Alexandra J. Lansky. Duration of Clopidogrel Therapy – The Shorter the Longer? (Editorial) Eur Heart J [IF 10.1] 2012, in press. Article online

John Elefteriades, Pascal Meier. Clopidogrel and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Friend or Enemy? (Editorial). Heart [IF 4.3] 2012, in press. Article online

Pascal Meier, Georg Froehlich, Derek Yellon, Derek Hausenloy. Periprocedural Myocardial Infarction During PCI: Predict and Prevent (Editorial). Heart [IF 4.3] 2012, in press. Article online

Pascal Meier, Adam Timmis. Almanac 2012: Interventional Cardiology (Review). Heart [IF 4.3] 2012. Article online

Jerry P Nolan, Richard M Lyon, Comilla Sasson, Andrea O Rossetti, Alexandra J Lansky, Keith A A Fox, Pascal Meier. Advances in the Hospital Management of Patients Following an Out-of-Hospital Cardiac  Arrest (Review). Heart [IF 4.3] 2012, in press (epub ahead of print 30 May 2012). Article online

Pascal Meier, Andreas Indermuehle, Bertram Pitt,  Tobias Traupe, Stefano F de Marchi, Tom Crake, Guido Knapp, Alexandra J Lansky, Christian Seiler. Coronary Collaterals and Risk for Restenosis After Percutaneous Coronary Interventions: A Meta-Analysis. BMC Medicine 2012; 10: 62 [IF 6.03] Article online

Yara Banz, Otto M. Hess, Pascal Meier, Elena Y. Korchagina, Simon C. Robson, Thusitha Gajanayake, André Haeberli, Robert Rieben. Evaluation of multimeric tyrosine-O-sulfate as a cytoprotectant in an in vivo model of acute myocardial infarction in pigs. Cardiology, 2012; 121(1):59-70 [IF 2.0] Article online

Pascal Meier, Stephan Windecker, Alexandra J. Lansky. Radial versus femoral access for primary percutaneous coronary intervention: is there a preferred route to the heart? (Editorial) Heart. 2011 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print] [IF 4.3 ] Article online

Pascal Meier, Harry Hemingway, Alexandra J Lansky, Guido Knapp, Bertram Pitt, Christian Seiler. The Impact of the Coronary Collateral Circulation on Mortality: A Meta-Analysis. Eur Heart J (in press) [IF 10.5] Article online

Timir S Baman , Thomas Crawford, Patricia Sovitch, Pascal Meier , Nathan Sovitch, Lindsey Gakenheimer, James Kirkpatrick, Brad Wasserman, George Samson, Hakan Oral, Kim A Eagle. Feasibility of Post-Mortem Device Acquisition for Potential Reuse in Underserved Nations. Heart Rhythm, 2011 Sep 24. [IF 4.10] (Epub ahead of print)  Article online

Timir S Baman, Pascal Meier, Joshua Romero, Lindsey Gakenheimer, James N Kirkpatrick, Patricia Sovitch, Hakan Oral, Kim A Eagle. Safety of Pacemaker Reutilization: A Meta-Analysis with Implications for Underserved Nations. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, 2011 [IF 6.46](Epub ahead of print)  Article online

Stefano F. de Marchi, Steffen Gloekler, Pascal Meier, Tobias Traupe,  Hélène Steck, Stéphane Cook, Rolf Vogel, Christian Seiler. Determinants of Preformed Collateral Vessels in the Human Heart without Coronary Artery Disease. Cardiology 2011;118(3):198-206 [IF 2.0] Article online

Andreas Indermuehle, Rolf Vogel, Pascal Meier, Rainer Zbinden, Christian Seiler. Myocardial Blood Volume and Coronary Resistance During and After Coronary Angioplasty. Am J Physiol, Jan 7, [IF 3.71]  Article online

Rainer Zbinden, Ursula Wenger, Pascal Meier, Steffen Gloekler, Stephan Windecker, Bernhard Meier, Christian Seiler. Silent Ischemia Normalized for Coronary Collateral Function in Patients with and without Diabetes. Int J Cardiol, Jan 5, 2011.[IF 7.08] Article online

Tobias Rutz, Steffen Gloekler, Stefano F de Marchi, Tobias Traupe, Pascal Meier, Parham Eshtehardi, Ste´phane Cook, Rolf Vogel, Paul Mohacsi, Christian Seiler. Coronary Collateral Function in the Transplanted Heart: Propensity Score Matching with Coronary Artery Disease. Heart, 2011; Apr;97(7):557-63 [IF 4.3]  Article online

Patric Froesch, Michele Martinelli, Pascal Meier, Stéphane Cook, Stephan Windecker, Roger Hullin, Paul Mohacsi, Bernhard Meier. Clinical Use of Temporary Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Devices. Cath Cardiovasc Interv, 2011 Aug 1;78(2):304-13. [IF 2.29]Article online

Andreas Indermuehle, Tom Crake, Pascal Meier. Oxidized LDL cholesterol and coronary artery disease. (Editorial) Cardiology, 2011;119(2):106-107.  Article online

Pascal Meier, Alexandra J Lansky, Christopher GA McGregor. Who Should Treat Coronary Left Main Disease – A Battle of the Titans? (Editorial) Cardiology, 2011 Jun 25;118(4):233-235. Article online

Pascal Meier. Sword of Damokles in Cardiology – an illustrative example of the lifesaving effect of the coronary collateral circulation. (Case Report) J Invasive Cardio 2011, Mar;23(3):E47-8 [IF 1.84]  Article online

Comilla Sasson, Pascal Meier, Jenny A Campbell, Jason S Haukoos,  David J Magid, Todd Larabee. Improving cardiac arrest survival by providing high quality, co-ordinated care: 2010 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation guidelines. Therapy; 8(6):721-730(10). Article online

Pascal Meier, Christian Seiler. Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Acute Vessel Occlusion – Who is at risk? (Editorial) Cardiology, 2010; Oct 21;117(2):124-127. [IF 1.76]  Article online

Pascal Meier. Carotid Stenting or Surgical Carotid Endarterectomy To Prevent Strokes? (Editorial) Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther, 2010; 8(10):1379-81.  Article online

Pascal Meier, Hitinder S Gurm. Anticoagulation during Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Diabetics — Is Simpler Always Better? (Editorial) J Invasive Cardiol, 2010;22(3):101-2  Article online

Pascal Meier, Hitinder S Gurm. Drug-Eluting Versus Bare Metal Stents – A One Horse Race? (Editorial) J Invasive Cardiol, 2010;22(1):33-4  Article online

Pascal Meier, Paul Baker, David Jost, Ian Jacobs, Bettina Henzi, Guido Knapp, Comilla Sasson. Chest Compressions Before Defibrillation for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Clinical Trials. BMC Medicine, 2010;  8:52 [Impact Factor IF 6.03] Article online

Pascal Meier, Emanouil Brilakis, Roberto Corti, Guido Knapp, Hitinder Gurm. Drug eluting versus bare metal stents for saphenous vein graft interventions– a meta-analysis. PLoS ONE, 2010; 10;5(6):e11040. [IF 4.5] Article online

Pascal Meier, Hitinder S Gurm. Is simpler really better? Single bolus sodium bicarbonate to prevent contrast-induced nephropathy.(Scientific letter) Am J Cardiol, 2010; 104 (7): 921-25  [IF 3.6]

Pascal Meier, Guido Knapp, Umesh Tamhane, Seemant Chaturvedi, Hitinder Gurm. Carotid endarterectomy versus carotid stenting for carotid stenosis and long-term results. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials. British Medical Journal, 2010 Feb 12 2010;340:c467 [Epub ahead of print] [IF 14.3]  Article online

Pascal Meier, Steffen Gloekler, Stefano de Marchi, Rainer Zbinden, Etienne Delacrétaz, Christian Seiler. An Indicator of Sudden Cardiac Death During Brief Coronary Occlusion: ECG QT Time and the Role of Collaterals. Eur Heart J 2010, 31(10): 1197-1204 [IF 10.1] Article online

Mario Togni*, Steffen Gloekler*, Pascal Meier*, Stefano F. de Marchi, Tobias Traupe, Hélène Steck, Tobias Rutz, Christian Seiler. Instantaneous Coronary Collateral Function During Supine Bicycle Exercise – A Randomized Controlled Crossover Trial. Eur Heart J, 2010; 10;5(6):e11040) * Equal first authors [IF 10.1]  Article online

Steffen Gloekler*, Pascal Meier*, Stefano F. de Marchi, Tobias Traupe, Stefano Rimoldi, Kerstin Wustmann, Hélène Steck, Stéphane Cook, Rolf Vogel, Mario Togni, Christian Seiler. Myocardial Salvage Through Coronary Collateral Growth by External Counterpulsation: A Controlled Randomized Trial. Heart, 2010; 96:202-207 Equal first authors [IF 4.7] Article online

Yvonne Strahm, Annina Flueckiger, Michael Billinger, Pascal Meier, Daniel Mettler, Susan Weisser, Thomas Schaffner, Otto M. Hess. Endothelial-cell-binding aptamere for coating of intracoronary stents . J Invasive Cardiol, 2010; Oct;22(10):481-7  Article online

Steffen Gloekler, Tobias Traupe, Pascal Meier, Helene Steck, Stefano de Marchi, Christian Seiler. Diagnostic coronary balloon occlusion in normal arteries: an angiographic and clinical follow-up study. Am J Cardiol, 2010; 15;105(12):1716-22.  Article online

Pascal Meier, Hitinder Gurm. What is the Role of Carotid Stenting in Patients with Carotid Artery Disease (Review). Journal for Clinical Outcome Research JCOM, 2010: 17(12): 559 Article online

Pascal Meier, Steffen Gloekler, Stefano de Marchi, Andreas Indermühle, Tobias Rutz, Tobias Traupe, Rolf Vogel, Christian Seiler. Myocardial Salvage Through Coronary Collateral Growth by Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor in Chronic Coronary Artery Disease: A Controlled Randomized Trial. Circulation, 2009;120:1355-1363 [IF 14..74]   Article online

Pascal Meier, Dennis T. Ko, Akira Tamura, Umesh Tamhane, Hitinder S. Gurm. Sodium bicarbonate for the prevention of contrast-induced nephropathy: A meta-analysis. BMC Medicine, 2009, 7:23 [IF 6.03] Article online

Pascal Meier, Janine Antonov, Rainer Zbinden, Alexandre Kuhn, Stephan Zbinden, Steffen Gloekler, Mauro Delorenzi, Rolf Jaggi, Christian Seiler. Non-Invasive Gene-Expression-Based Detection of Well Developed Collateral Function in Individuals With and Without Coronary Artery Disease. Heart 2009; 95: 900-908. [IF 4.7]  Article online

Andreas Indermuehle, Rolf Vogel, Tobias Rutz, Pascal Meier, Christian Seiler. Myocardial Contrast Echocardiography for the Distinction of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy from Athlete’s Heart at Rest and Hypertensive Heart Disease. Swiss Med Wkly, 2009;139(47-48):691-8.  Article online

Micheal Reed, Pascal Meier, Umesh Tamhane, Kathy B Welch, Mauro Moscucci, Hitinder S. Gurm. The relative renal safety of iodixanol compared with low-osmolar contrast media: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. JACC Cardiovasc Interv, 2009; 2(7): 645-54.  Article online

Umesh Tamhane, Pascal Meier, Stanley Chetcuti, Kang-Yin Chen, Seung-Woon Rha, Michael-P. Grossman, Hitinder Gurm. Efficacy of Cilostazol in reducing restenosis in patients undergoing contemporary sent based PCI: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, EuroIntervention, 2009; 5(3): 384-93  Article online

Hitinder Gurm, Umesh Tamhane, Pascal Meier, Stanley Chetcuti, Michael Grossman, Eric Bates. GpIIbIIIa antagonists for primary PCI- a meta-analysis. Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions, 2009; 2: 230-236  Article online

Pascal Meier, Hitinder S Gurm. Defining the optimal treatment for elderly patients: lessons from real-world data. (Editorial) J Invasive Cardiol, 2009;21(7):334.

Annina Flueckiger, Daniel Mettler, Yvonne Strahm, Urs Studer, Michael Billinger, Thomas Schaffner, Pascal Meier, Otto M. Hess. Intimal Proliferation and Restenosis in Paclitaxel-Eluting Stents with Aminoparylene as Carrier Substance in Swine. J Invasive Cardiol, 2009; 21(3):128-32.

Rolf Vogel, Andreas Indermühle, Meier Pascal, Christian Seiler. Quantitative stress echocardiography in coronary artery disease using contrast-based myocardial blood flow measurements: prospective comparison with coronary angiography. Heart, 2009; 95(5): 377-84.  Article online

Daniel Stalder, Trinh Cung, Steffen Gloekler, Pascal Meier, Evelyn Schlappritzi, André Haeberli, Santica Marcovina, Christian Seiler, Manfred Heller. Apolipoprotein(a) Size and Lipoprotein(a) Concentrations in Patients with Good and Poor Coronary Collateral Flow – an Interrelation Discovered by Proteomic Screening of Pooled Plasma Samples. J Proteomics Bioinform, 2008; 389-400.  Article online

Daniela Frey, Michael Billinger, Meier Pascal, Olgica Beslac, Raphael Grossenbacher, Otto M. Hess. Endothelialization of sirolimus-eluting stents with slow and extended drug release in the porcine overstretch model. J Invasive Cardiol, 2008; 20(12): 631-4.

Yara Banz, Robert Rieben, Claudia Zobrist, Pascal Meier, Sidney Shaw, Jonas Lanz, Thierry Carrel, Pascal Berdat. Addition of dextran sulfate to blood cardioplegia attenuates reperfusion injury in a porcine model of cardiopulmonary bypass. Eur J Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2008; 34 (3): 653-660  Article online

Yara Banz, Otto M Hess, Simon C Robson, Eva Csizmadia, Daniel Mettler, Pascal Meier, Andre Haeberli, Sidney Shaw, Richard A Smith, Robert Rieben. Attenuation of myocardial reperfusion injury in pigs by Mirococept, a membrane-targeted complement inhibitor derived from human CR1. Cardiovascular Research, 2007; 76(3): 482-93  Article online

Pascal Meier, Rainer Zbinden, Mario Togni, Peter Wenaweser, Stephan Windecker, Bernhard Meier, Christian Seiler. Coronary collateral function long after drug-eluting stent implantation. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2007; 49 (1): 15-20 [IF 14.165] Article online

Pascal Meier, Steffen Gloekler, Rainer Zbinden, Sarah Beckh, Stephan Zbinden, Kerstin Wustmann, Michael Billinger, Rolf Vogel, Stéphane Cook, Peter Wenaweser, Mario Togni; Stephan Windecker; Bernhard Meier; Christian Seiler. The Beneficial Effect of Recruitable Collaterals: a 10-Year Follow-up Study in Patients with Stable Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Quantitative Collateral Measurements. Circulation, 2007; 116(9): 975-83 [IF 14.74]  Article online

Rainer Zbinden *, Stephan Zbinden *, Pascal Meier *, Damian Hutter , Michael Billinger , Andreas Wahl , Jean-Paul Schmid , Stephan Windecker , Bernhard Meier , Christian Seiler. Coronary collateral flow in response to endurance exercise training. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil, 2007;14 (2): 250-7 * Equal first authors [IF 2.6]  Article online

Dieter Wallmann, David Tueller, Kerstin Wustmann, Pascal Meier, Joerg Isenegger, Marcel Arnold, Heinrich P Mattle, and Etienne Delacrétaz. Frequent atrial premature beats predict paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in stroke patients: An opportunity for a new diagnostic strategy. Stroke, 2007;38: 2292  Article online

Andreas Indermühle , Rolf Vogel , Pascal Meier, Simone Wirth , Regula Stoop , Markus G Mohaupt , Christian Seiler  The relative myocardial blood volume differentiates between hypertensive heart disease and athlete’s heart in humans. Eur Heart J, 2006; 27 (13): 1571  Article online

Stefano F. De Marchi, Pascal Meier, Philipp Oswald, Christian Seiler. Variable ECG Signs of Ischemia During Controlled Occlusion of the Left and Right Coronary Artery in Humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 2006; 291: H351 – H356  Article online

Stephan Zbinden, Rainer Zbinden, Pascal Meier, Stephan Windecker, Christian Seiler. Safety and efficacy of subcutaneous-only granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor for collateral growth promotion in patients with coronary artery disease. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2005;46 (9): 1636-42. Article online

Yara Banz, Otto M Hess, Simon C Robson, Daniel Mettler , Pascal Meier, André Haeberli, Eva Csizmadia, Elena Y Korchagina, Nicolai V Bovin, Robert Rieben. Locally targeted cytoprotection with dextran sulfate attenuates experimental porcine myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury. Eur Heart J, 2005;26: 2334-43.  Article online

Rolf Vogel, Andreas Indermühle, Jessica Reinhardt, Pascal Meier, Patrick T Siegrist, Mehdi Namdar, Philipp A Kaufmann, Christian Seiler.  The quantification of absolute myocardial perfusion in humans by contrast echocardiography: algorithm and validation. J Am Coll Cardiol, 2005;45 (5): 754-62.  Article online


SCIENTIFIC CORRESPONDENCE (LETTERS TO THE EDITOR)

Rahul Bahl, Andreas Indermühle, Georg M. Fröhlich, Guido Knapp, Adam Timmis, Alexandra Lansky, Pascal Meier. Drug-eluting balloons for instent restenosis: the response. Heart 2013 (in press).

Georg Froehlich, Tom Crake, Pascal Meier. Physical Exercise for Refractory Angina – The Coronary Collateral Circulation. Cardiology 2013 (in press) Article online

Pascal Meier, Andreas Indermuehle, Adam Timmis. Patients with Good Collateralization may Profit from Cilostazol. Cardiology 2013 (in press) Article online

Pascal Meier, Mathias Wolfrum, Georg M. Fröhlich, L.K. Casaubon, Alexandra J. Lansky. Patent foramen ovale closure and brain ischaemic lesions: the response.Heart 2013, July 19. Article online

Pascal Meier, Stephan Windecker, Alexandra Lansky. Access site selection for primary PCI – the evidence for transradial access is strong – The Response. Heart 2012 Article online

Pascal Meier, Christian Seiler. Coronary Collaterals – simply  innocent bystanders? Re: Steg et al. Circulation 2011 Mar 1;123(8):e255  Article online

Pascal Meier, Christian Seiler. Coronary Collaterals – Too Small to be Eyeballed, Too Large to Be Meaningless. Re: Desch et al.,“Effect of coronary collaterals on microvascular obstruction as assessed by magnetic resonance imaging in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated by primary coronary intervention.” Am J Cardiol, 2009; 104 (9): 1204-1209

Hitinder S. Gurm, Pascal Meier. Contrast-Induced Nephropathy is a Misleading Expression for Renal Impairment after PCI. Annals of Internal Medicine, 16 February 2009 (Rapid response letter to the editor regarding: “Contrast Volume During Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Subsequent Contrast-Induced Nephropathy and Mortality Marenzi et al. (Annals of Internal Medicine, February 3, 2009)

Pascal Meier, Claire S. Duvernoy. Influence of gender of physicians and patients on guideline-recommended treatment of chronic heart failure in a cross-sectional study. Eur J Heart Fail, 2009;11(6):631; author reply 631-2.

Pascal Meier, Steffen Gloekler, Tobias Traupe, Stefano de Marchi, Christian Seiler. Not every stress is evil – about heart rate and shear stress (Rapid response letter to the editor regarding : Hsia J, Larson JC, Ockene J, Sarto GE, et al. Resting heart rate as a low tech predictor of coronary events in women: prospective cohort study. BMJ, 2009; 338:b219).

Pascal Meier, Rodney A. Hayward. Re: Sidawy AN et al. Risk-adjusted 30-day outcomes of carotid stenting and endarterectomy: Results from the SVS Vascular Registry. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 2009;50(2):475; author reply 475-6

Pascal Meier, Hitinder S Gurm: reply to letter by Touzé E. et al. on “Carotid endarterectomy versus carotid stenting for carotid stenosis and long-term results. A meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials. British Medical Journal BMJ, 2010 Feb 12;340:c467

Michael Reed, Pascal Meier, Hitinder Gurm: reply to letter by Eric Cantor et al. on “The relative renal safety of iodixanol compared with low-osmolar contrast media: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2009 Nov;2(11):1164

Pascal Meier, Christian Seiler. Author reply to letter to the editor: Drug-eluting stent implantation and coronary collateral growth attenuation: Is drug the only culprit? Reply. J Am Coll Cardiol 2007; 50: 561-561

BOOK CHAPTERS

The ECG. A Two-Step Approach to Diagnosis. Marc Gertsch. Springer, Berlin 2004. Online link

Cardiac Arrest:  Prevalence, Risk Factors and Prevention Vanessa Posdziech, Pascal Meier, Pier D Lambiase. Novapublishers, New York 2011  Online link

Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction. Ajay Suri and Pascal Meier. InTech, Rijeka, 2012  Online link

Chest compressions during CPR – Techniques and new devices. In: “Resuscitation: Preparation, Safety Procedures and Risks”. Ajay Suri, Anne Weaver , Comilla Sasson , Pascal Meier. Novapublishers, New York 2011  Online link