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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme [FP7/2007-2013] under grant agreement n° 241558 (SICA-HF).

The research leading to these results has received funding from the Russian Ministry of Science and Education within the FTP "R&D in priority fields of the S&T complex of Russia 2007-2012" under state contract °02.527.11.0007.


Title: The muscle in dire straits: mechanisms of wasting in heart failure
Author: Stephan von Haehling
Journal: Circulation

Title: Diabetes mellitus, cachexia and obesity in heart failure: rationale and design of the Studies Investigating Co-morbidities Aggravating Heart Failure (SICA-HF) 
Authors: Stephan von Haehling, Mitja Lainscak, Wolfram Doehner, Piotr Ponikowski, Giuseppe Rosano, Jens Jordan, Piotr Rozentryt, Mathias Rauchhaus, Rostislav Karpov, Vsevolod Tkachuk, Yelena Parfyonova, Andrey Y. Zaritskey, Eugeniy V. Shlyakhto, John G. Cleland and Stefan D. Anker.
Journal: Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle

Title: Risks and Mechanisms of Oncological Disease Following Stem Cell Transplantation
Author: Sergey V. Anisimov, Asuka Morizane, Ana S. Correia
Journal: Stem Cells Reviews and Reports

Title: Metabolic actions could confound advantageous effects of combined angiotensin II receptor and neprilysin inhibition
Authors: Andreas L. Birkenfeld, Frauke Adams, Christoph Schroeder, Stefan Engeli, Jens Jordan
Journal: Hypertension

Title: Cardio-Renal Anemia Syndrome
Author: Stephan von Haehling, Stefan D. Anker
Journal: Hemodialysis: New Methods and Future Technology

Title: Revisiting the obesity paradox in heart failure: new insights?
Author: Stephan von Haehling, Wolfram Doehner, Stefan D. Anker
Journal: European Journal of Heart Failure

Title: Anaemia among patients with heart failure and preserved or reduced ejection fraction: results from the SENIORS study
Author: Stephan von Haehling, Dirk J. vanVeldhuisen, Michael Roughton, Daphne Babalis, Rudolf Boer, Andrew J.S.Coats, Luis Manzano, Marcus Flather, Stefan D.Anker
Journal: European Journal of Heart Failure

Title: Anemia in heart failure: an overview of current concepts
Author: Stephan von Haehling, Ewa A Jankowska, Piotr Ponikowski, Stefan D. Anker
Journal: Future Cardiology

Title: Cachexia in heart disease: highlights from the ESC 2010
Author: Thomas Kung, Tibor Szabó, Jochen Springer, Wolfram Doehner, Stefan D. Anker, Stephan von Haehling
Journal: J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle

Title: Left Ventricular Mass and Function with Reduced-Fat or Reduced-Carbohydrate Hypocaloric Diets in Overweight and Obese Subjects
Author: Haufe S, Utz W, Engeli S, Kast P, Böhnke J, Pofahl M, Traber J, Haas V, Hermsdorf M, Mähler A, Busjahn A, Wiesner S, Otto C, Mehling H, Luft FC, Boschmann M, Schulz-Menger J, Jordan J.
Journal: Hypertension

Title: Anemia in chronic heart failure: Can we treat? What to treat?
Author: Stephan von Haehling, Markus S. Anker, Ewa A. Jankowska, Piotr Ponikowski und Stefan D. Anker
Journal: Heart Failure Reviews

Title: The obesity paradox revisited: new insights into heart failure pathophysiology
Author: Stefan D. Anker, Stephan von Haehling
Journal: Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Title: Elevated Plasma Levels of Neuropeptide Proenkephalin A Predict Mortality and Functional Outcome in Ischemic Stroke
Author: Wolfram Doehner, Stephan von Haehling, Jennifer Suhr, Nicole Ebner, Andreas Schuster, Eike Nagel, Arthur Melms, Thomas Wurster, Konstantinos Stellos, Meinrad Gawaz, Boris Bigalke
Journal: Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Title: Inverse relation of body weight and weight change with mortality and morbidity in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular co-morbidity: An analysis of the PROactive study population
Author: Wolfram Doehner, Erland Erdmann, Richard Cairns, Andrew L. Clark, John A. Dormandy, Ele Ferrannini, Stefan D. Anker
Journal: International Journal of Cardiology

Title: Body Weight After Stroke: Lessons From the Obesity Paradox
Author: Nadja Scherbakov, Ulrich Dirnagl, Wolfram Doehner
Journal: Stroke- Journal of the American Heart Association

Title: Does obesity make it better or worse: insights into cardiovascular illnesses
Author: S. von Haehling, O. Hartmann, S.D. Anker
Journal: European Heart Journal

Title: Assessment of serum cotinine in patients with chronic heart failure: self-reported versus objective smoking behaviour
Author: Ebner N, Földes G, Szabo T, Tacke M, Fülster S, Sandek A, Doehner W, Anker SD, von Haehling S
Journal: Clin Res Cardiol

Title: Liver dysfunction and its nutritional implications in heart failure
Author: Miroslava Valentová, Stephan von Haehling, Wolfram Doehner, Ján Murín, Stefan D. Anker, Anja Sandek
Journal: Nutrition

Title: Recent developments in the treatment of cachexia: highlights from the 6th Cachexia Conference
Author: Nicole Ebner, Claudia G. Werner, Wolfram Doehner, Stefan D. Anker, Stephan von Haehling
Journal: J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle

Title: Metabolism and the heart: An overview of muscle, fat, and bone metabolism in heart failure
Author: Goran Loncar, Susann Fülster, Stephan von Haehling, Vera Popovic
Journal: International Journal of Cardiology

Title: Atrial Natriuretic Peptide and Adiponectin Interactions in Man
Author: Andreas L. Birkenfeld, Michael Boschmann, Stefan Engeli, Cedric Moro, Ayman M. Arafat, Friedrich C. Luft and Jens Jordan
Journal: PLoS One

Title: Bone marrow- and subcutaneous adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells:Differences and similarities
Author: Renata I. Dmitrieva, Izida R. Minullina, Anna A. Bilibina, Olga V. Tarasova, Sergey V. Anisimov and Andrey Y. Zaritskey
Journal: Cell Cycle

Title: No train, no gain: Does this apply to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction?
Author: Mitja Lainscak, Stefan D. Anker, Stephan von Haehling
Journal: International Journal of Cardiology

Title: Muscle Wasting in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure:  Results from the Studies Investigating Co-morbidities Aggravating Heart Failure (SICA-HF)
Author: Susann Fülster, Matthias Tacke, Anja Sandek, Nicole Ebner, Carsten Tschöpe, Wolfram Doehner, Stefan D. Anker and Stephan von Haehling
Journal: European Heart Journal

Title: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patient journey: hospitalizations as window of opportunity for extra-pulmonary intervention
Author: Lainscak M, Gosker HR, Schols AM
Journal: Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care

Title: Transplantation of modified human adipose derived stromal cells expressing VEGF165 results in more efficient angiogenic response in ischemic skeletal muscle
Author: Evgeny K Shevchenko, Pavel I Makarevich, Zoya I Tsokolaeva, Maria A Boldyreva,Veronika Yu Sysoeva, Vsevolod A Tkachuk and Yelena V Parfyonova
Journal: Journal of Translational Medicine

Title: The metabolic modulator trimetazidine triggers autophagy and counteracts stress-induced atrophy in skeletal muscle myotubes
Author: Elisabetta Ferraro, Anna Maria Giammarioli, Sara Caldarola, Pasquale Lista, Alessandra Feraco, Antonella Tinari, Anna Maria Salvatore, Walter Malorni, Libera Berghella, Giuseppe Rosano
Journal: FEBS Journal

Title: Fatty acid binding protein 4 predicts left ventricular mass and longitudinal function in overweight and obese women
Author: Engeli S, Utz W, Haufe S, Lamounier-Zepter V, Pofahl M, Traber J, Janke J, Luft FC, Boschmann M, Schulz-Menger J, Jordan J.
Journal: Heart

Title: Natriuretic peptides enhance the oxidative capacity of human skeletal muscle
Author: Engeli S, Birkenfeld AL, Badin PM, Bourlier V, Louche K, Viguerie N, Thalamas C, Montastier E, Larrouy D, Harant I, de Glisezinski I, Lieske S, Reinke J, Beckmann B, Langin D, Jordan J, Moro C.
Journal: The Journal of Clinical Investigation

Title: Atrial Natriuretic Peptide and Adiponectin Interactions in Man
Author: Birkenfeld AL, Boschmann M, Engeli S, Moro C, Arafat AM, Luft FC, Jordan J.
Journal: PLoS One

Publications in Russian language

Title: Hyperglycemia alters angiogenic properties of adipose stromal cells
Author: George V. Sharonov
Journal: Diabetes mellitus

Title: Influence of #oncomitant  type 2 diabetes mellitus in the number of circulating progenitor cells in patients with ischemic  cardiomyopathy
Author: Tatyana N. Kochegura
Journal: Diabetes mellitus

Title: Research of Atorvastatin influence on the level of leptin, insulin, C-reactive protein and indicators of fatsin blood serumof women with ischemic heart disease and obesity
Author: Oksana Ogurkova
Journal: Siberian Medical Journal

Title: Contribution to a potential metabolic component of arrhythmogenic resistance of myocardium in simultaneous development of post-infarction myocardial remodeling and diabetes mellitus
Author: Sergey Afanasyev
Journal: Vestnik Arytmologii

Title: Manifestation of adaptive changes during combined development of postinfarction remodeling of the heart and diabetes mellitus
Author: Margarita Egorova
Journal: Bull Exp Biol Med