• Totzeck M, Hendgen-Cotta UB, Rammos C, Frommke LM, Knackstedt C, Predel HG, Kelm M, Rassaf T. Higher endogenous nitrite levels are associated with superior exercise capacity in highly trained athletes. Nitric Oxide. 2012 May 18;27(2):75-81. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22609879.
  • Predel HG, Hamelsky S, Gold M, Giannetti B. Efficacy and Safety of Diclofenac Diethylamine 2.32% Gel in Acute Ankle Sprain. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22525762.
  • Predel HG. [Prevention and therapy of hypertension: let us take advantage of the new chances]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2011 Nov 10;153(45):36. German. PubMed PMID: 22428337.
  • Albus C, Bjarnson-Wehrens B, Gysan DB, Herold G, Schneider CA, zu Eulenburg C, Predel HG; PräFord-Studiengruppe. [The effects of multimodal intervention for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases on depression, anxiety, and Type-D pattern: initial results of the randomized controlled PreFord trial]. Herz. 2012 Feb;37(1):59-62. German. PubMed PMID: 22095021.
  • Mengden T, Predel HG. [The concept of early vascular aging – a story from EVA and ADAM]. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2011 Nov;136(46):2347. Epub 2011 Nov 8. German. PubMed PMID: 22068443.
  • Gouni-Berthold I, Schulte DM, Krone W, Lapointe JF, Lemieux P, Predel HG, Berthold HK. The whey fermentation product malleable protein matrix decreases TAG concentrations in patients with the metabolic syndrome: a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Br J Nutr. 2012 Jun;107(11):1694-706. PubMed PMID: 21996130.
  • Geyer R, Predel HG, Wolber T, Mellwig KP, Schmied C. Pre-competition cardiac screening in professional handball players – setting up at the EHF European Handball Championship 2010 in Austria. Wien Med Wochenschr. 2011 Aug;161(15-16):387-93. PubMed PMID: 21953430.
  • Koehler K, Braun H, Achtzehn S, Hildebrand U, Predel HG, Mester J, Schänzer W. Iron status in elite young athletes: gender-dependent influences of diet and exercise. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2012 Feb;112(2):513-23. Epub 2011 May 19. PubMed PMID: 21594695.
  • Predel HG. [Hypertension and sports: do we take the opportunity?]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2009 Aug 20;151(34-35):59-61. German. PubMed PMID: 19771797.
  • Giannetti BM, Staiger C, Bulitta M, Predel HG. Efficacy and safety of comfrey root extract ointment in the treatment of acute upper or lower back pain: results of a double-blind, randomised, placebo controlled, multicentre trial. Br J Sports Med. 2010 Jul;44(9):637-41. Epub 2009 May 21. PubMed PMID: 19460762.
  • Weisser B, Preuss M, Predel HG. [Physical activity for prevention and therapy of internal diseases in the elderly]. Med Klin (Munich). 2009 Apr 15;104(4):296-302. Review. German. PubMed PMID: 19399388.
  • Plisiene J, Blumberg A, Haager G, Knackstedt C, Latsch J, Norra C, Arndt M, Tuerk S, Heussen N, Kelm M, Predel HG, Schauerte P. Moderate physical exercise: a simplified approach for ventricular rate control in older patients with atrial fibrillation. Clin Res Cardiol. 2008 Nov;97(11):820-6. Epub 2008 Jul 21. PubMed PMID: 18648726.
  • Graf C, Koch B, Falkowski G, Jouck S, Christ H, Staudenmaier K, Tokarski W, Gerber A, Predel HG, Dordel S. School-based prevention: effects on obesity and physical performance after 4 years. J Sports Sci. 2008 Aug;26(10):987-94. PubMed PMID: 18608843.
  • Predel HG. [Hypertension and physical exertion: how much is enough?]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2008 Jun 12;150(24):34-5, 37. German. PubMed PMID: 18605058.
  • Berg A, Berg A, Frey I, König D, Predel HG. Exercise based lifestyle intervention in obese adults: results of the intervention study m.o.B.I.L.I.s. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2008 Mar;105(11):197-203. Epub 2008 Mar 14. PubMed PMID: 19629198; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2696747.
  • Predel HG. [A different way: not talking about weight with the overweight heart patient (interview by Dr. Jochen Aumiller)]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2007 Dec 6;149(49-50):19. German. PubMed PMID: 18236977.
  • Vogeser M, König D, Frey I, Predel HG, Parhofer KG, Berg A. Fasting serum insulin and the homeostasis model of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) in the monitoring of lifestyle interventions in obese persons. Clin Biochem. 2007 Sep;40(13-14):964-8. Epub 2007 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 17583689.
  • Schneider CA, Herold G, Gysan D, Albus C, Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Predel HG. Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in middle-aged type 2 diabetic automobile employees assessed at the workplace–the Praeford study. J Occup Environ Med. 2007 May;49(5):481-3. PubMed PMID: 17495690.
  • Predel HG. [The potential of non-drug treatment is much neglected. Consider yourself a lifestyle manager!]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2006 Nov 23;148(47):29. German. PubMed PMID: 17168184.
  • Predel HG, Schramm T. [Exercise in arterial hypertension]. Herz. 2006 Sep;31(6):525-30. German. PubMed PMID: 17036183.
  • Graf C, Dordel S, Tokarski W, Predel HG. [Overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescence. Is prevention possible?]. Herz. 2006 Sep;31(6):507-13. German. PubMed PMID: 17036180.
  • Sack S, Predel HG. [Heart and sports]. Herz. 2006 Sep;31(6):497-9. German. PubMed PMID: 17036178.
  • Schramm T, Predel HG. [Volume and electrolyte disturbances in endurance sport]. Internist (Berl). 2006 Nov;47(11):1145-50. Review. German. PubMed PMID: 17009039.
  • Graf C, Koch B, Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Sreeram N, Brockmeier K, Tokarski W, Dordel S, Predel HG. Who benefits from intervention in, as opposed to screening of, overweight and obese children? Cardiol Young. 2006 Oct;16(5):474-80. PubMed PMID: 16984699.
  • Predel HG. [To lower blood pressure without medication]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2006 Aug 17;148(33-34):34-6. Review. German. PubMed PMID: 16981383.
  • Schiffer T, Strüder HK, Predel HG, Hollmann W. Effects of mild leg exercise in a seated position on haemostatic parameters under normobaric hypoxic conditions. Can J Appl Physiol. 2005 Dec;30(6):708-22. PubMed PMID: 16485521.
  • Predel HG, Giannetti B, Koll R, Bulitta M, Staiger C. Efficacy of a comfrey root extract ointment in comparison to a diclofenac gel in the treatment of ankle distortions: results of an observer-blind, randomized, multicenter study. Phytomedicine. 2005 Nov;12(10):707-14. PubMed PMID: 16323288.
  • Plange N, Kaup M, Daneljan L, Predel HG, Remky A, Arend O. 24-h blood pressure monitoring in normal tension glaucoma: night-time blood pressure variability. J Hum Hypertens. 2006 Feb;20(2):137-42. PubMed PMID: 16239898.
  • Predel HG, Tokarski W. [Influence of physical activity on human health]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz. 2005 Aug;48(8):833-40. German. PubMed PMID: 16086192.
  • Graf C, Rost SV, Koch B, Heinen S, Falkowski G, Dordel S, Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Sreeram N, Brockmeier K, Christ H, Predel HG. Data from the StEP TWO programme showing the effect on blood pressure and different parameters for obesity in overweight and obese primary school children. Cardiol Young. 2005 Jun;15(3):291-8. PubMed PMID: 15865832.
  • Koll R, Buhr M, Dieter R, Pabst H, Predel HG, Petrowicz O, Giannetti B, Klingenburg S, Staiger C. Efficacy and tolerance of a comfrey root extract (Extr. Rad. Symphyti) in the treatment of ankle distorsions: results of a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. Phytomedicine. 2004 Sep;11(6):470-7. PubMed PMID: 15500257.
  • Graf C, Koch B, Dordel S, Schindler-Marlow S, Icks A, Schüller A, Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Tokarski W, Predel HG. Physical activity, leisure habits and obesity in first-grade children. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2004 Aug;11(4):284-90. PubMed PMID: 15292761.
  • Latsch J, Predel HG. [Cardiac arrhythmia in sports]. Herz. 2004 Jun;29(4):420-5. Review. German. PubMed PMID: 15241542.
  • Predel HG, Koll R, Pabst H, Dieter R, Gallacchi G, Giannetti B, Bulitta M, Heidecker JL, Mueller EA. Diclofenac patch for topical treatment of acute impact injuries: a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, multicentre study. Br J Sports Med. 2004 Jun;38(3):318-23. PubMed PMID: 15155436; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1724805.
  • Gysan DB, Latsch J, Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Albus C, Falkowski G, Herold G, Mey E, Heinzler R, Montiel G, Schneider CA, Stützer H, Türk S, Weisbrod M, Predel HG. [The PreFord Study. A prospective cohort study to evaluate the risk of a cardiovascular event (overall-collective) as well as a prospective, randomized, controlled, multicentre clinical intervention study (high-risk-collective) on primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in the Ford Motor Company employees in Germany]. Z Kardiol. 2004 Feb;93(2):131-6. German. PubMed PMID: 14963679.
  • Graf C, Koch B, Kretschmann-Kandel E, Falkowski G, Christ H, Coburger S, Lehmacher W, Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Platen P, Tokarski W, Predel HG, Dordel S. Correlation between BMI, leisure habits and motor abilities in childhood (CHILT-project). Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Jan;28(1):22-6. PubMed PMID:14652619.
  • Graf C, Böhm M, Predel HG, Bjarnason-Wehrens B. [Arteriosclerosis – a lifelong challenge]. Herz. 2002 Dec;27(8):760-4. Review. German. PubMed PMID: 12574893.
  • Predel HG. [Fit instead of fat. Exercise as therapy for overweight hypertensive patients]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2002 Jul 11;144(27-28):43-4. German. PubMed PMID: 12198879.
  • Predel HG. [An exercise program for the hypertensive patient. Leaving hypertension behind]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2002 May 9;144(19):34-7. German. PubMed PMID: 12116550.
  • Diet F, Graf C, Mahnke N, Wassmer G, Predel HG, Palma-Hohmann I, Rost R, Böhm M. ACE and angiotensinogen gene genotypes and left ventricular mass in athletes. Eur J Clin Invest. 2001 Oct;31(10):836-42. PubMed PMID: 11737220.
  • Predel HG, Mainka W, Schillings W, Knigge H, Montiel J, Fallois J, Agrawal R, Schramm T, Graf C, Giannetti BM, Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Prinz U, Rost RE. Integrated effects of the vasodilating beta-blocker nebivolol on exercise performance, energy metabolism, cardiovascular and neurohormonal parameters in physically active patients with arterial hypertension. J Hum Hypertens. 2001 Oct;15(10):715-21. PubMed PMID: 11607802.
  • Predel HG. [Which antihypertensive drugs for physically active hypertensive patients?]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2001 Jun 14;143(24):43-4. German. PubMed PMID: 11469019.
  • Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Predel HG, Graf C, Rost R. [Ambulatory phase II cardiac rehabilitation (Cologne model). 3 year outcome after completion of the intervention]. MMW Fortschr Med. 1999 Sep 30;141(39):44-5. German. PubMed PMID: 10897984.
  • Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Predel HG, Graf C, Rost R. [Phase II ambulatory cardiac rehabilitation (Cologne model). 3 year results after conclusion of the intervention]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2000 Jan 20;142(3 Suppl):173-7. German. PubMed PMID: 10783608.
  • Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Predel HG, Graf C, Rost R. [Clinical follow-up 6 months after ambulatory/partial inpatient after-care rehabilitation. Further results of the Cologne model of ambulatory cardiac phase II rehabilitation]. Herz. 1999 Apr;24 Suppl 1:73-9. German. PubMed PMID: 10372312.
  • Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Predel HG, Graf C, Rost R. [Ambulatory cardiac phase II rehabilitation–“the Cologne model”–including 3-year-outcome after termination of rehabilitation]. Herz. 1999 Apr;24 Suppl 1:9-23. German. PubMed PMID: 10372304.
  • Bjarnason-Wehrens B, Predel HG, Graf C, Günther D, Rost R. [Improvement of physical performance and aerobic capacity mediated by a novel 4–week ambulatory cardiac rehabilitation program]. Z Kardiol. 1999 Feb;88(2):113-22. German. PubMed PMID: 10209832.
  • Predel HG, Knigge H, Prinz U, Kramer HJ, Stalleicken D, Rost RE. Exercise increases endothelin-1 plasma concentrations in patients with coronary artery disease: modulatory role of LDL cholesterol and of pentaerithrityltetranitrate. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1995;26 Suppl 3:S497-501. PubMed PMID: 8587457.
  • Predel HG, Knigge H, Prinz U, Stalleicken D, Kramer HJ, Rost RE. The exercise-induced increase in plasma levels of endothelin-1 is enhanced in patients with atherosclerotic coronary artery disease. Modulation by pentaerithrityltetranitrat (PETN). Agents Actions Suppl. 1995;45:219-25. PubMed PMID: 7717184.
  • Predel HG, Kramer HJ. Lisinopril versus slow release nifedipine in patients with essential hypertension: a multicentre study. J Hum Hypertens. 1994 Oct;8(10):777-80. PubMed PMID: 7837215.
  • Predel HG, Rohden C, Heine O, Prinz U, Rost RE. ACE inhibition and physical exercise: studies on physical work capacity, energy metabolism, and maximum oxygen uptake in well-trained, healthy subjects. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1994;23 Suppl 1:S25-8. PubMed PMID: 7519693.
  • Predel HG, Rohden C, Heine O, Rost RE. Influence of the nonsulfhydryl angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor trandolapril on lipid and carbohydrate metabolism related to exercise capacity in healthy subjects. Am Heart J. 1993 May;125(5 Pt 2):1532-5. PubMed PMID: 8480625.
  • Predel HG, Yang Z, von Segesser L, Turina M, Bühler FR, Lüscher TF. Implications of pulsatile stretch on growth of saphenous vein and mammary artery smooth muscle. Lancet. 1992 Oct 10;340(8824):878-9. PubMed PMID: 1357299.
  • Predel HG, Kuklinski P, Kramer HJ. Intranasal application of atrial natriuretic peptide and 1-deamino-d-arginine vasopressin in healthy volunteers. Hemodynamic, hormonal, and renal excretory effects. Am J Hypertens. 1992 Sep;5(9):657-60. PubMed PMID: 1329853.
  • Meyer-Lehnert H, Bayer T, Predel HG, Glänzer K, Kramer HJ. Effects of atrial natriuretic peptide on systemic and renal hemodynamics and renal excretory function in patients with chronic renal failure. Klin Wochenschr. 1991 Nov 26;69(19):895-903. PubMed PMID: 1667425.
  • Predel HG, Schulte-Vels O, Glänzer K, Meyer-Lehnert H, Kramer HJ. Atrial natriuretic peptide in patients with essential hypertension. Hemodynamic, renal, and hormonal responses. Am J Hypertens. 1991 Nov;4(11):871-9. PubMed PMID: 1665067.
  • Kramer HJ, Meyer-Lehnert H, Michel H, Predel HG. Endogenous natriuretic and ouabain-like factors. Their roles in body fluid volume and blood pressure regulation. Am J Hypertens. 1991 Jan;4(1 Pt 1):81-9. Review. PubMed PMID: 1848764.
  • Predel HG, Schulte-Vels O, Sorger M, Glänzer K, Geller C, Kramer HJ. Atrial natriuretic peptide in patients with diabetes mellitus type I. Effects on systemic and renal hemodynamics and renal excretory function. Am J Hypertens. 1990 Sep;3(9):674-81. PubMed PMID: 2145873.
  • Predel HG, Meyer-Lehnert H, Bäcker A, Stelkens H, Kramer HJ. Plasma concentrations of endothelin in patients with abnormal vascular reactivity. Effects of ergometric exercise and acute saline loading. Life Sci. 1990;47(20):1837-43. PubMed PMID: 2259271.
  • Kramer HJ, Predel HG, Meyer-Lehnert H. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition in patients with essential hypertension. Clin Physiol Biochem. 1990;8 Suppl 1:16-24. Review. PubMed PMID: 2257720.
  • Kramer HJ, Glänzer K, Meyer-Lehnert H, Mohaupt M, Predel HG. Kinin- and non-kinin-mediated interactions of converting enzyme inhibitors with vasoactive hormones. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 1990;15 Suppl 6:S91-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 1697369.
  • Meyer-Lehnert H, Wanning C, Predel HG, Bäcker A, Stelkens H, Kramer HJ. Effects of endothelin on sodium transport mechanisms: potential role in cellular Ca2+ mobilization. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1989 Aug 30;163(1):458-65. PubMed PMID: 2549995.
  • Predel HG, Christ F, Vetter H. [Recurrent thrombophlebitis, weakness]. Schweiz Rundsch Med Prax. 1989 May 2;78(18):532-4. German. PubMed PMID: 2657969.
  • Juergens UR, Predel HG, Vetter H. [Urticaria, pruritus]. Schweiz Rundsch Med Prax. 1989 Apr 4;78(14):403-5. German. PubMed PMID: 2727516.
  • Predel HG, Kipnowski J, Meyer-Lehnert H, Arendt RM, Kramer HJ. Human atrial natriuretic peptide in non-dialyzed patients with chronic renal failure. Clin Nephrol. 1989 Mar;31(3):150-5. PubMed PMID: 2523267.
  • Predel HG, Kipnowski J, Bäcker A, Stelkens H, Jürgens U, Düsing R, Kramer HJ. [Elevated plasma levels and heterogeneity of human atrial natriuretic peptide in patients with progressive chronic renal failure]. Z Kardiol. 1988;77 Suppl 2:65-71. German. PubMed PMID: 2970177.
  • Düsing R, Kayser G, Wagner S, Scherf H, Glänzer K, Predel HG, Kramer HJ. Baroreflex setting and sensitivity in normal subjects: effects of pharmacologic inhibition of the angiotensin I converting enzyme. Am J Cardiol. 1987 Apr 24;59(10):50D-54D. PubMed PMID: 3034033.
  • Predel HG, Düsing R, Bäcker A, Kipnowski J, Kramer HJ. Combined treatment of severe essential hypertension with the new angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor ramipril. Am J Cardiol. 1987 Apr 24;59(10):143D-148D. PubMed PMID: 3034023.
  • Predel HG, Bäcker A, Kipnowski J, Düsing R, Kramer HJ. Relationship of plasma concentrations of human atrial natriuretic peptide to renal function and blood pressure in patients with progressive chronic renal failure. Klin Wochenschr. 1987;65 Suppl 8:127-32. PubMed PMID: 2955161.
  • Kramer HJ, Kipnowski J, Stekle B, Bäcker A, Predel HG, Düsing R. Studies on the tubular effects of atrial extract and of atriopeptin III in conscious rats. Klin Wochenschr. 1986;64 Suppl 6:31-6. PubMed PMID: 2948059.



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