Martin Benesch

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Affiliation: Medical University of Graz
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Primary intracranial soft tissue sarcoma in children and adolescents: a cooperative analysis of the European CWS and HIT study groups
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 38, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 111:337-45. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Spinal cord ependymomas in children and adolescents
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 38, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:2017-28. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary dissemination of high-grade gliomas in children: experiences from four studies of the Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Society of the German Language Group (GPOH)
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 30, A 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 72:179-83. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Late sequela after treatment of childhood low-grade gliomas: a retrospective analysis of 69 long-term survivors treated between 1983 and 2003
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 78:199-205. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Residual or recurrent cerebellar low-grade glioma in children after tumor resection: is re-treatment needed? A single center experience from 1983 to 2003
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Neurosurg 42:159-64. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Primary central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumors (CNS-PNETs) of the spinal cord in children: four cases from the German HIT database with a critical review of the literature
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 104:279-86. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Five-month marrow aplasia in a child with refractory acute myeloid leukemia: successful management with continuous granulocyte support and reduced-intensity conditioning followed by matched unrelated bone marrow transplantation
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Graz, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 27:236-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Ependymoma of the spinal cord in children and adolescents: a retrospective series from the HIT database
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:137-44. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A scoring system to quantify late effects in children after treatment for medulloblastoma/ependymoma and its correlation with quality of life and neurocognitive functioning
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 30, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:173-81. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Medulloblastoma in a child with down syndrome: long-term remission with multimodality treatment
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:1150-1. 2009

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Publications66

  1. doi request reprint Primary intracranial soft tissue sarcoma in children and adolescents: a cooperative analysis of the European CWS and HIT study groups
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 38, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 111:337-45. 2013
    ..Due to the intracranial localization local therapy should follow the recommendations used in brain tumors rather than in soft tissue sarcomas, whereas chemotherapy should be guided by histological subtype...
  2. doi request reprint Spinal cord ependymomas in children and adolescents
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 38, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:2017-28. 2012
    ..Spinal cord ependymomas are very rare among children and adolescents. Due to their rarity, our current knowledge of these tumors is based on case reports and few retrospective case series...
  3. ncbi request reprint Primary dissemination of high-grade gliomas in children: experiences from four studies of the Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Society of the German Language Group (GPOH)
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 30, A 8036, Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 72:179-83. 2005
    ..Clinical data on central nervous system (CNS) dissemination of high-grade gliomas (HGG) at initial presentation in children are rare...
  4. ncbi request reprint Late sequela after treatment of childhood low-grade gliomas: a retrospective analysis of 69 long-term survivors treated between 1983 and 2003
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 78:199-205. 2006
    ..As long-term survival is excellent in patients with low-grade gliomas except for tumors located in the brainstem, future treatment studies should focus on avoiding long-term late effects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Residual or recurrent cerebellar low-grade glioma in children after tumor resection: is re-treatment needed? A single center experience from 1983 to 2003
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Neurosurg 42:159-64. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to report on children with cerebellar low-grade glioma (LGG), who were found to have progressive or nonprogresssive residual tumors or tumor recurrence after tumor resection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Primary central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumors (CNS-PNETs) of the spinal cord in children: four cases from the German HIT database with a critical review of the literature
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 104:279-86. 2011
    ..Primary CNS-PNETs of the spinal cord probably require multimodal treatment including radiotherapy to achieve sustained tumor control...
  7. ncbi request reprint Five-month marrow aplasia in a child with refractory acute myeloid leukemia: successful management with continuous granulocyte support and reduced-intensity conditioning followed by matched unrelated bone marrow transplantation
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Graz, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 27:236-8. 2005
    ..Leukocyte and platelet engraftment was observed on day +18 and +50, respectively. Graft-versus-host disease did not occur. The patient is alive and well in complete remission 18 months after transplantation with complete donor chimerism...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ependymoma of the spinal cord in children and adolescents: a retrospective series from the HIT database
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 6:137-44. 2010
    ....
  9. doi request reprint A scoring system to quantify late effects in children after treatment for medulloblastoma/ependymoma and its correlation with quality of life and neurocognitive functioning
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 30, 8036, Graz, Austria
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:173-81. 2009
    ..The LESS was correlated with neurocognitive and quality of life (QoL) outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Medulloblastoma in a child with down syndrome: long-term remission with multimodality treatment
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:1150-1. 2009
    ..He was successfully treated and is still in complete remission 5 years from diagnosis. The present case illustrates that, although not yet reported, medulloblastoma can also occur in patients with DS...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) in children and adolescents: A comprehensive review of the current literature
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:1171-9. 2009
    ..An international prospective registration based on national registries has recently started to acquire more clinical and molecular data and to develop appropriate management strategies for children and adolescents with GIST...
  12. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumours in children and young adults: a clinicopathologic series with long-term follow-up from the database of the Cooperative Weichteilsarkom Studiengruppe (CWS)
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Cancer 47:1692-8. 2011
    ..Studies on gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST) in the paediatric population are limited to case reports or small case series...
  13. ncbi request reprint Low-dose versus high-dose immunoglobulin for primary treatment of acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura in children: results of a prospective, randomized single-center trial
    Martin Benesch
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Graz, Austria
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 25:797-800. 2003
    ..To investigate the efficacy and side effects of two different intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) dose regimens for the initial treatment of childhood acute immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Compassionate use of bevacizumab (Avastin) in children and young adults with refractory or recurrent solid tumors
    M Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Ann Oncol 19:807-13. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate feasibility and toxicity of bevacizumab (Avastin), a monoclonal antibody directed against the vascular endothelial growth factor in children and young adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Peripheral lymphadenopathy in childhood--recommendations for diagnostic evaluation]
    M Benesch
    Universitätsklinik für Kinder und Jugendheilkunde, Karl Franzens Universitat Graz
    Klin Padiatr 212:277-82. 2000
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze the most common causes of peripheral lymphadenopathy and to develop a simple algorithm for the primary diagnostic evaluation of peripheral lymph node enlargement in this age group...
  16. ncbi request reprint Clinical and histopathological findings in two Turkish children with follicular bronchiolitis
    M Benesch
    Klinische Abteilung für Pädiatrische Pulmonologie und Allergologie, Universitätsklinik für Kinder und Jugendheilkunde, Auenbruggerplatz 30, 8036 Graz, Austria
    Eur J Pediatr 160:223-6. 2001
    ..The children were treated with systemic steroids and various topical medications. Whereas the respiratory situation of patient 1 required immunosuppressive therapy, the condition of patient 2 stabilised without systemic medication...
  17. ncbi request reprint Tumor- and treatment-related side effects after multimodal therapy of childhood intracranial germ cell tumors
    M Benesch
    Division of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, University of Graz, Austria
    Acta Paediatr 90:264-70. 2001
    ..Neuropsychologic examinations revealed pathologic results in all five tested patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stem cell transplantation for patients with Evans syndrome
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 30, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Expert Rev Clin Immunol 5:341-8. 2009
    ..A prospective registration of patients transplanted for ES would allow the development of optimal transplant strategies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and toxicity of intrathecal liposomal cytarabine in 5 children and young adults with refractory neoplastic meningitis
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 29:222-6. 2007
    ..IT liposomal cytarabine should, therefore, be used cautiously, if a patient receives other potentially neurotoxic drugs simultaneously...
  20. ncbi request reprint Liposomal cytarabine for leukemic and lymphomatous meningitis: recent developments
    Martin Benesch
    Medical University of Graz, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Auenbruggerplatz 30, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:301-9. 2008
    ..Careful adherence with preventive measures might help physicians to minimize side effects possibly related to the administration of liposomal cytarabine...
  21. ncbi request reprint Safety and toxicity of intrathecal liposomal cytarabine (Depocyte) in children and adolescents with recurrent or refractory brain tumors: a multi-institutional retrospective study
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Anticancer Drugs 20:794-9. 2009
    ..Proof of efficacy requires a prospective single-agent phase II study...
  22. doi request reprint Neuroophthalmological side effects following intrathecal administration of liposomal cytarabine for central nervous system prophylaxis in three adolescents with acute myeloid leukaemia
    Constanze Sommer
    Division of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 30, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Ann Hematol 87:887-90. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Successful unrelated cord blood transplantation in a 7-year-old boy with Evans syndrome refractory to immunosuppression and double autologous stem cell transplantation
    Christian Urban
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Haematol 76:526-30. 2006
    ..One year after SCT the patient shows stable blood counts without immunosuppression. This is the first child reported with Evans syndrome successfully treated by means of unrelated cord blood transplantation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Multimodal treatment of children with unresectable or recurrent desmoid tumors: an 11-year longitudinal observational study
    Herwig Lackner
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence Medicine, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 26:518-22. 2004
    ..Weekly administration of vinblastine and methotrexate seems to be safe and effective in these children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Immune reconstitution after purified autologous and allogeneic blood stem cell transplantation compared with unmanipulated bone marrow transplantation in children
    Wolfgang Schwinger
    Division of Paediatric Haematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Br J Haematol 135:76-84. 2006
    ..Infection rates and outcome, however, were not significantly different...
  26. ncbi request reprint Durable remission following a third allogeneic stem cell transplantation in a patient with repeatedly relapsing SAA. The importance of stroma cells for sustained engraftment?
    Daniela Weber-Mzell
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Transplant 11:332-5. 2007
    ..Regardless of the cause of relapse, transplantation of unmanipulated BM instead of highly purified PBSCTs led to a permanent and stable engraftment in a third attempt after two previous PBSCTs...
  27. doi request reprint Peripheral blood stem cell mobilization with pegfilgrastim compared to filgrastim in children and young adults with malignancies
    Peter Fritsch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 54:134-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy of Pegfilgrastim with Filgrastim for CD34+ stem cell mobilization in children...
  28. ncbi request reprint Survival and late effects in children with stage 4 neuroblastoma
    Thomas Perwein
    Division of Paediatric Haematology Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 57:629-35. 2011
    ..The aim of this retrospective single center study is to give an overview of survival in children with stage 4 NB and to describe the spectrum of late effects seen in survivors...
  29. doi request reprint Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis as severe adverse event of antineoplastic treatment in children
    Herwig Lackner
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 30, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Haematologica 93:291-4. 2008
    ..HLH is a severe adverse event of childhood cancer therapy. Early diagnosis and immediate initiation of adequate treatment are mandatory to overcome this severe condition...
  30. doi request reprint Add-on-therapy with bevacizumab in children and adolescents with poor prognosis non-CNS solid tumors
    Jasmin Pansy
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Anticancer Drugs 24:198-203. 2013
    ..Although the side effects were usually mild, cardiac monitoring seems to be essential during and after the administration of bevacizumab...
  31. doi request reprint Alternative donor HSCT in refractory acquired aplastic anemia - prevention of graft rejection and graft versus host disease by immunoablative conditioning and graft manipulation
    Christian Urban
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Transplant 16:577-81. 2012
    ..However, a long interval from diagnosis to HSCT seems to be associated with poor outcome...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effective management of pulmonary aspergillosis invading the thoracic spine in a child with high risk ALL requiring allogeneic bone marrow transplantation
    Hans Jürgen Dornbusch
    Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Med Mycol 46:487-90. 2008
    ..Combined antifungal treatment and granulocyte support allow for effective management of IFI even in allogeneic stem cell transplant recipients. However, short-term benefits of RIC may be outweighed by late complications...
  33. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of progressive cutaneous mastocytosis with imatinib in a 2-year-old boy carrying a somatic KIT mutation
    Karl M Hoffmann
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Blood 112:1655-7. 2008
    ..Imatinib therapy was well tolerated, stopped symptoms and disease progression, and appeared to shorten the course of the disease. Imatinib could possibly represent a novel therapeutic option in patients with progressive CM...
  34. doi request reprint Bone marrow necrosis in a girl with Hodgkin's disease
    Herwig Lackner
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Support Care Cancer 20:2231-4. 2012
    ..5 and 8 months, respectively. Clinicians should be aware of this rare condition to establish the diagnosis and to continue oncologic treatment as early as possible...
  35. ncbi request reprint Numb chin syndrome in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Jasmin Pansy
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria
    Indian Pediatr 48:481-3. 2011
    ..We report a girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia of B-cell type who initially presented with numb chin syndrome resulting from skull base infiltration...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Long-term care of young adults surviving childhood cancer - where do we go?]
    Herwig Lackner
    Abteilung für Pädiatrische Hämatologie Onkologie, Universitätsklinik für Kinder und Jugendheilkunde, Medizinische Universitat Graz, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 119:361-4. 2007
    ..Their median age at diagnosis was 9.7 years, median actual age is 25.1 years, and median duration of follow-up is 14.8 years...
  37. ncbi request reprint Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in a child with hemoglobinopathy olmsted
    Christian Urban
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Graz School of Medicine, Austria
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:417-9. 2002
    ..Two years after transplantation the patient has a normal hemoglobin level without evidence of hemolysis. DNA analysis shows 100% chimerism of donor cell origin, confirming full engraftment with normal hematopoietic cells...
  38. doi request reprint Pheochromocytoma in a 2.75-year-old-girl with a germline von Hippel-Lindau mutation Q164R
    Petra Sovinz
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Am J Med Genet A 152:1752-5. 2010
    ..The same VHL mutation has been reported in a patient who developed a pheochromocytoma at the age of 10 years; therefore, for known VHL Q164R mutation carriers, we suggest screening for pheochromocytoma beginning at 2 years of age...
  39. ncbi request reprint Aseptic osteonecrosis in children and adolescents treated for hemato-oncologic diseases: a 13-year longitudinal observational study
    Herwig Lackner
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 27:259-63. 2005
    ..Previous corticosteroid treatment and age older than 10 years seem to be major risk factors. Early detection of AON leading to prompt intervention may prevent more severe morbidity...
  40. ncbi request reprint Serological and molecular response on combined antiviral treatment in children with chronic hepatitis B after pediatric malignancy
    Herwig Lackner
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence Medicine, University Hospital, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    J Clin Virol 25:S73-9. 2002
    ..The annual rate of spontaneous clearance of hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg) is only 3% in these patients, and the response to monotherapy with interferon (IFN)-alpha is also low...
  41. ncbi request reprint Amphotericin B transfer to CSF following intravenous administration of liposomal amphotericin B
    Volker Strenger
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Antimicrob Chemother 69:2522-6. 2014
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Clinical, radiological, and pathological findings in four children with gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the stomach
    Werner Sauseng
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Hematol Oncol 24:209-19. 2007
    ..Since late recurrences (up to 30 years following initial diagnosis) are reported, a life-long follow-up is mandatory in these patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Partial splenic embolization in children with hereditary spherocytosis
    Barbara Pratl
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Haematol 80:76-80. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the benefit of PSE in children with moderate to severe HS...
  44. doi request reprint Management of brain abscesses in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Herwig Lackner
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Pediatric Hematology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:408-11. 2009
    ..To date, all patients are in remission with three patients still receiving antileukemic therapy. Brain abscesses can be successfully managed by a multimodality approach even in severely immunocompromised cancer patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Fatal Evans' syndrome after matched unrelated donor transplantation for hyper-IgM syndrome
    Christan Urban
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Haematol 72:444-7. 2004
    ..The patient died 16 months after SCT...
  46. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of highly purified CD34+ progenitor cells from alternative donors in children with refractory severe aplastic anaemia
    Martin Benesch
    Department of Paediatric Haematology Oncology, Children s University Hospital, Karl Franzens University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Br J Haematol 125:58-63. 2004
    ..One patient died on day +238 as a consequence of GVHD. The use of highly purified mobilized CD34+ stem cells warrants further clinical exploration in children with refractory SAA...
  47. ncbi request reprint Retinoblastoma: a proposal for a multimodal treatment concept for intraocular retinoblastoma in Austria
    Petra Sovinz
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 118:22-30. 2006
    ..We discuss current treatment options and present a proposal for the management of intraocular retinoblastoma in children in Austria, the Austrian retinoblastoma study, RB A-2003...
  48. ncbi request reprint Severe epstein-barr virus encephalitis with hemophagocytic syndrome: rapid clearance of virus following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation from a seropositive donor
    Petra Sovinz
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 29:553-6. 2010
    ....
  49. doi request reprint The spectrum of parvovirus b19 infection in a pediatric hemato-oncologic ward
    Herwig Lackner
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 30:440-2. 2011
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Numb chin syndrome as initial manifestation in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    Elisabeth Kraigher-Krainer
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:426-8. 2008
    ..Mostly seen in adults, it has rarely been described in children. We report on an 11-year-old male who presented with NCS as initial manifestation of acute lymphoblastic leukemia of B-cell type...
  51. ncbi request reprint Mediastinal yolk sac tumor ten years after treatment of intracranial germinoma
    Martin Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Graz, Austria
    Med Pediatr Oncol 40:54-6. 2003
  52. doi request reprint Age- and gender-related differences in teicoplanin levels in paediatric patients
    Volker Strenger
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    J Antimicrob Chemother 68:2318-23. 2013
    ..While teicoplanin trough levels (TTLs) >10 mg/L are commonly considered appropriate, levels >20 mg/L are aimed for in the treatment of severe infections. Due to toxicity, it is recommended to avoid levels >60 mg/L...
  53. doi request reprint Intracranial reparative giant cell granuloma secondary to cholesteatoma in a 15-year-old girl
    Andrea Moser
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University Clinic of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Medical University Graz, Austria
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 30:935-7. 2008
    ..Cholesteatoma should be considered as a trigger for intracranial GCRG growth, especially if adjacent to the temporal bone...
  54. ncbi request reprint Findings and clinical course of a localized primitive peripheral neuroectodermal tumor of the kidney
    Helga Habermann
    Department of Urology, University Children s Hospital, Graz, Austria
    Urol Int 71:319-21. 2003
    ..We present the findings and clinical course of a patient with localized disease who is free of disease more than 3 years after first presentation. In suspicious cases we recommend to surgically explore renal masses as early as possible...
  55. ncbi request reprint Synchronous radiochemotherapy in unfavorable brain tumors of children and young adults
    C Urban
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, University Children s Hospital, University of Graz, Austria
    J Neurooncol 39:71-80. 1998
    ..However, radiotherapy concomitant to chemotherapy appears to be an effective method of treatment for brain tumors with poor prognosis, though toxicity is severe in some cases...
  56. ncbi request reprint Necrosis of a skin autograft after short-term treatment with sunitinib in a 14-year-old girl with metastatic alveolar soft part sarcoma of the thigh
    M Hanzer
    Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Klin Padiatr 222:184-6. 2010
    ..This case illustrates that drugs inhibiting vascular endothelial growth factor receptors have to be used very cautiously in cancer patients with severe pre-existing skin damage...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of late effects after childhood cancer therapy with a follow-up over 9 years
    H Lackner
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Graz, Austria
    Eur J Pediatr 159:750-8. 2000
    ..Some late effects (endocrine deficits, hearing loss, tubulopathy) were primarily diagnosed only several years after the end of oncological therapy...
  58. ncbi request reprint Outcome and long-term side effects after synchronous radiochemotherapy for childhood brain stem gliomas
    M Benesch
    Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Graz, Austria
    Pediatr Neurosurg 35:173-80. 2001
    ..Acute hematologic toxicity was severe but manageable. This intensive combined modality treatment was toxic but yielded objective responses in more than 50% and long-term survivors in one third of childhood BSG patients...
  59. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of high-dose interleukin-2 in heavily pretreated pediatric cancer patients
    W Schwinger
    Division of Pediatric Haematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics Institute of Medical Informatics, Statistics and Documentation, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Ann Oncol 16:1199-206. 2005
    ..The administration of high-dose interleukin-2 (IL-2) seems to be a therapeutic option for children with refractory and metastatic solid malignancies...
  60. ncbi request reprint Non-radiotherapy conditioning with stem cell transplantation from alternative donors in children with refractory severe aplastic anemia
    C Urban
    Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescence Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Bone Marrow Transplant 35:591-4. 2005
    ..Fludarabine-based conditioning is powerfully immunosuppressive and may be used for children with refractory SAA undergoing HCT from alternative donors even after rejection following previous HCT...
  61. ncbi request reprint Hematopoietic cell transplantation for adult patients with myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloproliferative disorders
    Martin Benesch
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, D1 100, PO Box 19024, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 78:981-90. 2003
    ..Outcome of patients with treatment-related MDS or with relapse after transplantation remains poor. At present, no definite conclusions can be made with regard to reduced-intensity transplantation regimens...
  62. ncbi request reprint Myeloid and monocytic dyspoiesis as determined by flow cytometric scoring in myelodysplastic syndrome correlates with the IPSS and with outcome after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
    Denise A Wells
    HematoLogics, Inc, 113 1st Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Blood 102:394-403. 2003
    ..01, P =.02, and P =.03, respectively). These data suggest that FCSS is useful in assessing marrows for diagnosis of MDS and in determining the prognostic outcome in patients with this disorder...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comments on 'Skin transplantation to monitor clinical donor-related tolerance in mixed hematopoietic chimerism' by Mache et al. (Pediatr Transplant 2006;10:128-131)
    Christian Urban
    Pediatr Transplant 10:749-50; author reply 751-2. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Prognostic relevance of clinical and biological risk factors in childhood medulloblastoma: results of patients treated in the prospective multicenter trial HIT'91
    Stefan Rutkowski
    University Children s Hospital of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Clin Cancer Res 13:2651-7. 2007
    ..To identify better risk stratification systems in childhood medulloblastoma based on clinical factors and analysis of routinely processed formalin-fixed tumor material...
  65. ncbi request reprint Autologous cord blood transplantation in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and central nervous system relapse
    Christian Urban
    Pediatrics 119:1042-3; author reply 1043. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint How far should we go with cost-utility analysis when treating children with acute idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura?
    Martin Benesch
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:433. 2008