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Original contributions

David S, Kumpers P, Eisenbach GM, Haller H, Kielstein JT.
Prospective evaluation of an in-center conversion from conventional haemodialysis to an intensified nocturnal strategy. Nephrol Dial Transplant;.accepted for Minor Revision
David S, Kumpers P, Hellpap J, Horn R, Leitolf H, Haller H, Kielstein JT.
Angiopoietin-2 and cardiovascular disease in CKD 5 patients and after renal transplantation. American Journal of Kidney Diseases. 2008:accepted for publication

Kümpers P, Hellpap J, David S, Horn R, Leitolf H, Haller H, Haubitz M.
Circulating angiopoietin-2 is a marker and potential mediator of endothelial cell detachment in ANCA-associated vasculitis with renal involvement.Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009 Jan 22.
Excess circulating Angiopoietin-2 is a strong predictor of mortality in critically ill medical patients. Crit Care. 2008 Nov 21;12(6):R147.
Endothelial microparticles as a diagnostic aid in Churg-Strauss vasculitis-induced cardiomyopathy. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2008 May-Jun;26(3 Suppl 49):S86-9.
The Tie2 receptor antagonist Angiopoietin-2 facilitates vascular inflammation in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis. 2008 Oct 17.
Rituximab as a rescue therapy in anti-neutrophil cytoplasmatic antibody-associated vasculitis: single centre experience with 15 patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2008 Aug 6.
Circulating angiopoietin-1 and -2 in critically ill patients - development and clinical application of two new immunoassays. Crit Care. 2008 Jul 29;12(4):R94.
Angiopoietin-2 predicts disease-free survival after allogeneic stem-cell transplantation in patients with high-risk myeloid malignancies. Blood. 2008;112:2139-2148.
Serum leptin and ghrelin correlate with disease activity in ANCA-associated vasculitis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2008 Apr;47(4):484-7.
Diagnostic Value of N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (NT-ProBNP) for Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 5 on Haemodialysis.
Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2008;23:1370-1377.
Leptin is a coactivator of TGF-beta in unilateral ureteral obstructive kidney disease. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2007 Oct;293(4):F 1355-62.
Case Reports
Warncke J, David S, Kümpers P, Opherk L, Haller H, Fliser D. A hibernating kidney – Ischemic preconditioning in a renal transplant recipient with a proximal iliac artery stenosis. Clin Nephrol. 2008;70:168-171.
Kümpers P, Tiede A, Kirschner P, Girke J, Ganser A, Peest D. Legionnaires’ disease in immunocompromised patients: a case report of Legionella longbeachae pneumonia and review of the literature. J Med Microbiol. 2008 Mar;57(Pt 3):384-7.
David S, Kümpers P, Shin H, Haller H, Fliser D. Everolimus-associated interstitial pneumonitis in a patient with a heart transplant. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 22:3363-4, 2007.
David S, Kirchhoff T, Haller H, Meier M. Authors Reply to Jana et. al “Radio-opaque appearance of lanthanum carbonate in a patient with chronic renal failure.” Nephrol Dial Transplant, Epub ahead of print Feb 2008
David S, Kirchhoff T, Haller H, Meier M. Heavy Metal – rely on gut feelings: novel diagnostic approach to test drug compliance in patients with lanthanum intake. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 22:2091-2, 2007.
Kümpers P, Wiesemann E, Becker H, Haubitz B, Dengler R, Zermann DH. Sacral nerve root dysts—a rare cause of bladder dysfunction. Case report and review of the literature. Aktuelle Urol. 2006 Sep;37(5):372-5
Kümpers P, Hermann A, Lotz J, Mengel M, Schwarz A. A blue kidney—chronic renal failure as a consequence of siderosis in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria? Clin Nephrol. 2006Sep;66(3):210-3.