Here you will find a selection of current publications by clinical research groups at our department in renowned scientific journals.

A complete list of publications with DKF co-authorship can be found here.

/ J Am College of Cardiology

Individualized Nutritional Support for Hospitalized Patients With Chronic Heart Failure

Hersberger L, Dietz A, Bürgler H, Bargetzi A, Bargetzi L, Kägi-Braun N, Tribolet P, Gomes F, Hoess C, Pavlicek V, Bilz S, Sigrist S, Brändle M, Henzen C, Thomann R, Rutishauser J, Aujesky D, Rodondi N, Donzé J, Stanga Z, Mueller B, Schuetz…


CONSORT extension for the reporting of randomised controlled trials conducted using cohorts and routinely collected data (CONSORT-ROUTINE): checklist with explanation and elaboration.

Kwakkenbos L, Imran M, McCall SJ, McCord KA, Fröbert O, Hemkens LG, Zwarenstein M, Relton C, Rice DB, Langan SM, Benchimol EI, Thabane L, Campbell MK, Sampson M, Erlinge D, Verkooijen HM, Moher D, Boutron I, Ravaud P, Nicholl J, Uher R,…

/ Nature Communications

Mortality outcomes with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in COVID-19 from an international collaborative meta-analysis of randomized trials

Axfors C, Schmitt AM, Janiaud P, Van't Hooft J, Abd-Elsalam S, Abdo EF, Abella BS, Akram J, Amaravadi RK, Angus DC, Arabi YM, Azhar S, Baden LR, Baker AW, Belkhir L, Benfield T, Berrevoets MAH, Chen CP, Chen TC, Cheng SH, Cheng CY, Chung…

/ The Lancet Neurology

Development of imaging-based risk scores for prediction of intracranial haemorrhage and ischaemic stroke in patients taking antithrombotic therapy after ischaemic stroke or transient ischaemic attack: a pooled analysis of individual patient data from coho

Best JG, Ambler G, Wilson D, Lee KJ, Lim JS, Shiozawa M, Koga M, Li L, Lovelock C, Chabriat H, Hennerici M, Wong YK, Mak HKF, Prats-Sanchez L, Martínez-Domeño A, Inamura S, Yoshifuji K, Arsava EM, Horstmann S, Purrucker J, Lam BYK, Wong A,…

/ JAMA Neurology

Ponesimod Compared With Teriflunomide in Patients With Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis in the Active-Comparator Phase 3 OPTIMUM Study: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Kappos L, Fox RJ, Burcklen M, Freedman MS, Havrdová EK, Hennessy B, Hohlfeld R, Lublin F, Montalban X, Pozzilli C, Scherz T, D'Ambrosio D, Linscheid P, Vaclavkova A, Pirozek-Lawniczek M, Kracker H, Sprenger T.

/ The Lancet Neurology

Aspirin versus anticoagulation in cervical artery dissection (TREAT-CAD): an open-label, randomised, non-inferiority trial

Engelter ST, Traenka C, Gensicke H, Schaedelin SA, Luft AR, Goeggel Simonetti B, Fischer U, Michel P, Sirimarco G, Kägi G, Vehoff J, Nedeltchev K, Kahles T, Kellert L, Rosenbaum S, von Rennenberg R, Sztajzel R, Leib SL, Jung S, Gralla J,…

/ J Am College of Cardiology

Diagnostic Performance of the European Society of Cardiology 0/1-h Algorithms in Late Presenters

Boeddinghaus J, Nestelberger T, Lopez-Ayala P, Koechlin L, Buechi M, Miro O, Keller DI, Gimenez MR, Twerenbold R, Mueller C; APACE Investigators.

/ European Heart Journal

Lipoprotein(a) is associated with large artery atherosclerosis stroke aetiology and stroke recurrence among patients below the age of 60 years: results from the BIOSIGNAL study.

Arnold M, Schweizer J, Nakas CT, Schütz V, Westphal LP, Inauen C, Pokorny T, Luft A, Leichtle A, Arnold M, Bicvic A, Fischer U, De Marchis GM, Bonati LH, Müller MD, Kahles T, Nedeltchev K, Cereda CW, Kägi G, Bustamante A, Montaner J, Ntaios…


Treatment effects in randomised trials using routinely collected data for outcome assessment versus traditional trials: meta-research study.

Mc Cord KA, Ewald H, Agarwal A, Glinz D, Aghlmandi S, Ioannidis JPA, Hemkens LG.

/ JAMA Network Open

Association of Supporting Trial Evidence and Reimbursement for Off-Label Use of Cancer Drugs.

Herbrand AK, Schmitt AM, Briel M, Ewald H, Goldkuhle M, Diem S, Hoogkamer A, Joerger M, Moffa G, Novak U, Hemkens LG, Kasenda B.