Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Wahn

Arzt für pädiatrische Pneumologie und AllergologiePhysician for pediatric pneumology and allergology

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Journalbeiträge 2003


  • Abraham K., Müller C., Grüters A., Wahn U. & Schweigert F.J.: Minimal inflammation, acute phase response and avoidance of misclassification of vitamin A and iron status in infants--importance of a high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP) assay. Int J Vitam Nutr Res: 73(6) 423-30, 2003
  • Bergmann K.E., Bergmann R.L., Von Kries R., Bohm O., Richter R., Dudenhausen J.W. & Wahn U.: Early determinants of childhood overweight and adiposity in a birth cohort study: role of breast-feeding. Int J Obesity: 27(2) 162-72., 2003
  • Bunikowski R., Mielke M., Brautigam M., Renz H. & Wahn U.: Effect of oral cyclosporin A in children with Staphylococcus aureus-colonized vs S aureus-infected severe atopic dermatitis. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 14(1) 55-9., 2003
  • Chen C., Kleinau I., Niggemann B., Weinhold N., Wahn U. & Paul K.: Treatment of allergic alveolitis with methylprednisolone pulse therapy. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 14(1) 66-70., 2003
  • Diepgen T.L., Fartasch M., Ring J., Scheewe S., Staab D., Szcepanski R., Werfel T., Wahn U. & Gieler U.: [Education programs on atopic eczema. Design and first results of the German Randomized Intervention Multicenter Study] Hautarzt: 54(10) 946-51, 2003
  • Dittrich A.M., Schulze I., Magdorf K., Wahn V. & Wahn U.: X-linked agammaglobulinaemia and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia--an unusual coincidence? Eur J Pediatr: 162(6) 432-3., 2003
  • Feuchtinger T., Bartz H., von Berg A., Riedinger F., Brauburger J., Stenglein S., Wahn U. & Schauer U.: Treatment with omalizumab normalizes the number of myeloid dendritic cells during the grass pollen season. J Allergy Clin Immun: 111(2) 428-30, 2003
  • Gillissen A., Bergmann K.C., Kleine-Tebbe J., Schultze-Werninghaus G., Virchow JC J.R., Wahn U. & Graf von der Schulenburg J.M.: [Specific immunotherapy in allergic asthma] Deut Med Wochenschr: 128(5) 204-9., 2003
  • Groneberg D.A., Bielory L., Fischer A., Bonini S. & Wahn U.: Animal models of allergic and inflammatory conjunctivitis. Allergy: 58(11) 1101-13, 2003
  • Groneberg D.A., Welker P., Fischer T.C., Dinh Q.T., Grutzkau A., Peiser C., Wahn U., Henz B.M. & Fischer A.: Down-regulation of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide receptor expression in atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immun: 111(5) 1099-105., 2003
  • Gruber C., Illi S., Lau S., Nickel R., Forster J., Kamin W., Bauer C.P., Wahn V. & Wahn U.: Transient suppression of atopy in early childhood is associated with high vaccination coverage. Pediatrics: 111(3) e282-8., 2003
  • Gruber C., Riesberg A., Mansmann U., Knipschild P., Wahn U. & Buhring M.: The effect of hydrotherapy on the incidence of common cold episodes in children: a randomised clinical trial. Eur J Pediatr: 162(3) 168-76., 2003
  • Hamelmann E., Rolinck-Werninghaus C. & Wahn U.: Is there a role for anti-IgE in combination with specific allergen immunotherapy? Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol: 3(6) 501-10, 2003
  • Kopp M.V., Mayatepek E., Engels E., Brauburger J., Riedinger F., Ihorst G., Wahn U. & Kuehr J.: Urinary leukotriene E4 levels in children with allergic rhinitis treated with specific immunotherapy and anti-IgE (Omalizumab). Pediatr Allergy Immu: 14(5) 401-4, 2003
  • Laske N., Kern F., Nickel R., Wahn U. & Volk H.D.: No difference in type 1 T-cell immune responses to human cytomegalovirus antigens between atopic children and nonatopic children. J Allergy Clin Immun: 112(1) 210-2., 2003
  • Lau S., Illi S., Sommerfeld C., Niggemann B., Volkel K., Madloch C., Gruber C., Nickel R., Forster J. & Wahn U.: Transient early wheeze is not associated with impaired lung function in 7-yr-old children. Eur Respir J: 21(5) 834-41., 2003
  • Lau S. & Wahn U.: Pets--good or bad for individuals with atopic predisposition? J Allergy Clin Immun: 112(2) 263-4, 2003
  • Liu X., Beaty T.H., Deindl P., Huang S.K., Lau S., Sommerfeld C., Fallin M.D., Kao W.H., Wahn U. & Nickel R.: Associations between total serum IgE levels and the 6 potentially functional variants within the genes IL4, IL13, and IL4RA in German children: the German Multicenter Atopy Study. J Allergy Clin Immun: 112(2) 382-8, 2003
  • Odendahl M., Keitzer R., Wahn U., Hiepe F., Radbruch A., Dorner T. & Bunikowski R.: Perturbations of peripheral B lymphocyte homoeostasis in children with systemic lupus erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis: 62(9) 851-8., 2003
  • Reinhardt N., Chen C.I., Loppow D., Schink T., Kleinau I., Jorres R.A., Wahn U., Magnussen H. & Paul K.P.: Cellular profiles of induced sputum in children with stable cystic fibrosis: comparison with BAL. Eur Respir J: 22(3) 497-502., 2003
  • Rolinck-Werninghaus C., Magdorf K., Stark K., Lyashchenko K., Gennaro M.L., Colangeli R., Doherty T.M., Andersen P., Plum G., Herz U., Renz H. & Wahn U.: The potential of recombinant antigens ESAT-6, MPT63 and mig for specific discrimination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. avium infection. Eur J Pediatr: 162(7-8) 534-6., 2003
  • Rüter K., Staab D., Magdorf K., Bisson S., Wahn U. & Paul K.: The 12-min walk test as an assessment criterion for lung transplantation in subjects with cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros: 2(1) 8-13, 2003
  • Sengler C., Haider A., Sommerfeld C., Lau S., Baldini M., Martinez F., Wahn U. & Nickel R.: Evaluation of the CD14 C-159 T polymorphism in the German Multicenter Allergy Study cohort. Clin Exp Allergy: 33(2) 166-9., 2003
  • Sengler C., Heinzmann A., Jerkic S.P., Haider A., Sommerfeld C., Niggemann B., Lau S., Forster J., Schuster A., Kamin W., Bauer C., Laing I., LeSouef P., Wahn U., Deichmann K. & Nickel R.: Clara cell protein 16 (CC16) gene polymorphism influences the degree of airway responsiveness in asthmatic children. J Allergy Clin Immun: 111(3) 515-9., 2003
  • Wahn U. & Hamelmann E.: Anti-IgE therapy combined with specific immunotherapy: pro. Arb Paul Ehrlich Inst Bundesamt Sera Impfstoffe Frankf A M: (94) 269-71, 2003
  • Wahn U., Meltzer E.O., Finn A.F., Kowalski M.L., Decosta P., Hedlin G., Scheinmann P., Bachert C., Rosado Pinto J.E., Baena-Cagnani C., Potter P., Simons F.E. & Ruuth E.: Fexofenadine is efficacious and safe in children (aged 6-11 years) with seasonal allergic rhinitis. J Allergy Clin Immun: 111(4) 763-9, 2003
  • Weinmann S., Kamtsiuris P., Henke K.D., Wickman M., Jenner A. & Wahn U.: The costs of atopy and asthma in children: assessment of direct costs and their determinants in a birth cohort. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 14(1) 18-26., 2003
  • Wenninger K., Aussage P., Wahn U. & Staab D.: The revised German Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire: validation of a disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument. Qual Life Res: 12(1) 77-85., 2003
  • Wenninger K., Weiss C., Wahn U. & Staab D.: Body image in cystic fibrosis--development of a brief diagnostic scale. J Behav Med: 26(1) 81-94., 2003

Journal Articles 2003


  • Abraham K., Müller C., Grüters A., Wahn U. & Schweigert F.J.: Minimal inflammation, acute phase response and avoidance of misclassification of vitamin A and iron status in infants--importance of a high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (CRP) assay. Int J Vitam Nutr Res: 73(6) 423-30, 2003
  • Bergmann K.E., Bergmann R.L., Von Kries R., Bohm O., Richter R., Dudenhausen J.W. & Wahn U.: Early determinants of childhood overweight and adiposity in a birth cohort study: role of breast-feeding. Int J Obesity: 27(2) 162-72., 2003
  • Bunikowski R., Mielke M., Brautigam M., Renz H. & Wahn U.: Effect of oral cyclosporin A in children with Staphylococcus aureus-colonized vs S aureus-infected severe atopic dermatitis. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 14(1) 55-9., 2003
  • Chen C., Kleinau I., Niggemann B., Weinhold N., Wahn U. & Paul K.: Treatment of allergic alveolitis with methylprednisolone pulse therapy. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 14(1) 66-70., 2003
  • Diepgen T.L., Fartasch M., Ring J., Scheewe S., Staab D., Szcepanski R., Werfel T., Wahn U. & Gieler U.: [Education programs on atopic eczema. Design and first results of the German Randomized Intervention Multicenter Study] Hautarzt: 54(10) 946-51, 2003
  • Dittrich A.M., Schulze I., Magdorf K., Wahn V. & Wahn U.: X-linked agammaglobulinaemia and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia--an unusual coincidence? Eur J Pediatr: 162(6) 432-3., 2003
  • Feuchtinger T., Bartz H., von Berg A., Riedinger F., Brauburger J., Stenglein S., Wahn U. & Schauer U.: Treatment with omalizumab normalizes the number of myeloid dendritic cells during the grass pollen season. J Allergy Clin Immun: 111(2) 428-30, 2003
  • Gillissen A., Bergmann K.C., Kleine-Tebbe J., Schultze-Werninghaus G., Virchow JC J.R., Wahn U. & Graf von der Schulenburg J.M.: [Specific immunotherapy in allergic asthma] Deut Med Wochenschr: 128(5) 204-9., 2003
  • Groneberg D.A., Bielory L., Fischer A., Bonini S. & Wahn U.: Animal models of allergic and inflammatory conjunctivitis. Allergy: 58(11) 1101-13, 2003
  • Groneberg D.A., Welker P., Fischer T.C., Dinh Q.T., Grutzkau A., Peiser C., Wahn U., Henz B.M. & Fischer A.: Down-regulation of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide receptor expression in atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immun: 111(5) 1099-105., 2003
  • Gruber C., Illi S., Lau S., Nickel R., Forster J., Kamin W., Bauer C.P., Wahn V. & Wahn U.: Transient suppression of atopy in early childhood is associated with high vaccination coverage. Pediatrics: 111(3) e282-8., 2003
  • Gruber C., Riesberg A., Mansmann U., Knipschild P., Wahn U. & Buhring M.: The effect of hydrotherapy on the incidence of common cold episodes in children: a randomised clinical trial. Eur J Pediatr: 162(3) 168-76., 2003
  • Hamelmann E., Rolinck-Werninghaus C. & Wahn U.: Is there a role for anti-IgE in combination with specific allergen immunotherapy? Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol: 3(6) 501-10, 2003
  • Kopp M.V., Mayatepek E., Engels E., Brauburger J., Riedinger F., Ihorst G., Wahn U. & Kuehr J.: Urinary leukotriene E4 levels in children with allergic rhinitis treated with specific immunotherapy and anti-IgE (Omalizumab). Pediatr Allergy Immu: 14(5) 401-4, 2003
  • Laske N., Kern F., Nickel R., Wahn U. & Volk H.D.: No difference in type 1 T-cell immune responses to human cytomegalovirus antigens between atopic children and nonatopic children. J Allergy Clin Immun: 112(1) 210-2., 2003
  • Lau S., Illi S., Sommerfeld C., Niggemann B., Volkel K., Madloch C., Gruber C., Nickel R., Forster J. & Wahn U.: Transient early wheeze is not associated with impaired lung function in 7-yr-old children. Eur Respir J: 21(5) 834-41., 2003
  • Lau S. & Wahn U.: Pets--good or bad for individuals with atopic predisposition? J Allergy Clin Immun: 112(2) 263-4, 2003
  • Liu X., Beaty T.H., Deindl P., Huang S.K., Lau S., Sommerfeld C., Fallin M.D., Kao W.H., Wahn U. & Nickel R.: Associations between total serum IgE levels and the 6 potentially functional variants within the genes IL4, IL13, and IL4RA in German children: the German Multicenter Atopy Study. J Allergy Clin Immun: 112(2) 382-8, 2003
  • Odendahl M., Keitzer R., Wahn U., Hiepe F., Radbruch A., Dorner T. & Bunikowski R.: Perturbations of peripheral B lymphocyte homoeostasis in children with systemic lupus erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis: 62(9) 851-8., 2003
  • Reinhardt N., Chen C.I., Loppow D., Schink T., Kleinau I., Jorres R.A., Wahn U., Magnussen H. & Paul K.P.: Cellular profiles of induced sputum in children with stable cystic fibrosis: comparison with BAL. Eur Respir J: 22(3) 497-502., 2003
  • Rolinck-Werninghaus C., Magdorf K., Stark K., Lyashchenko K., Gennaro M.L., Colangeli R., Doherty T.M., Andersen P., Plum G., Herz U., Renz H. & Wahn U.: The potential of recombinant antigens ESAT-6, MPT63 and mig for specific discrimination of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and M. avium infection. Eur J Pediatr: 162(7-8) 534-6., 2003
  • Rüter K., Staab D., Magdorf K., Bisson S., Wahn U. & Paul K.: The 12-min walk test as an assessment criterion for lung transplantation in subjects with cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros: 2(1) 8-13, 2003
  • Sengler C., Haider A., Sommerfeld C., Lau S., Baldini M., Martinez F., Wahn U. & Nickel R.: Evaluation of the CD14 C-159 T polymorphism in the German Multicenter Allergy Study cohort. Clin Exp Allergy: 33(2) 166-9., 2003
  • Sengler C., Heinzmann A., Jerkic S.P., Haider A., Sommerfeld C., Niggemann B., Lau S., Forster J., Schuster A., Kamin W., Bauer C., Laing I., LeSouef P., Wahn U., Deichmann K. & Nickel R.: Clara cell protein 16 (CC16) gene polymorphism influences the degree of airway responsiveness in asthmatic children. J Allergy Clin Immun: 111(3) 515-9., 2003
  • Wahn U. & Hamelmann E.: Anti-IgE therapy combined with specific immunotherapy: pro. Arb Paul Ehrlich Inst Bundesamt Sera Impfstoffe Frankf A M: (94) 269-71, 2003
  • Wahn U., Meltzer E.O., Finn A.F., Kowalski M.L., Decosta P., Hedlin G., Scheinmann P., Bachert C., Rosado Pinto J.E., Baena-Cagnani C., Potter P., Simons F.E. & Ruuth E.: Fexofenadine is efficacious and safe in children (aged 6-11 years) with seasonal allergic rhinitis. J Allergy Clin Immun: 111(4) 763-9, 2003
  • Weinmann S., Kamtsiuris P., Henke K.D., Wickman M., Jenner A. & Wahn U.: The costs of atopy and asthma in children: assessment of direct costs and their determinants in a birth cohort. Pediatr Allergy Immu: 14(1) 18-26., 2003
  • Wenninger K., Aussage P., Wahn U. & Staab D.: The revised German Cystic Fibrosis Questionnaire: validation of a disease-specific health-related quality of life instrument. Qual Life Res: 12(1) 77-85., 2003
  • Wenninger K., Weiss C., Wahn U. & Staab D.: Body image in cystic fibrosis--development of a brief diagnostic scale. J Behav Med: 26(1) 81-94., 2003