Klaus Kaczirek

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Affiliation: University of Vienna
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi Nesidioblastosis: an old term and a new understanding
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    World J Surg 28:1227-30. 2004
  2. ncbi Combined transmission and (99m)Tc-sestamibi emission tomography for localization of mediastinal parathyroid glands
    K Kaczirek
    Department of Surgery, University of Vienna, Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Nuklearmedizin 42:220-3. 2003
  3. ncbi Nesidioblastosis in adults: a challenging cause of organic hyperinsulinism
    K Kaczirek
    University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 33:488-92. 2003
  4. ncbi Cytotoxic activity of camptothecin and paclitaxel in newly established continuous human medullary thyroid carcinoma cell lines
    K Kaczirek
    Department of Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2397-401. 2004
  5. ncbi Multiple endocrine neoplasia 1--current recommendations for diagnosis and treatment
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Section Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:258-66. 2002
  6. doi Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome impairs long-term outcome of colorectal liver metastases treated with resection after neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Dietmar Tamandl
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:421-30. 2011
  7. ncbi Novel parathyroid hormone (1-84) assay as basis for parathyroid hormone monitoring in renal hyperparathyroidism
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Surg 141:129-34; discussion 134. 2006
  8. ncbi Impact of localization studies on feasibility of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in an endemic goiter region
    Gerhard Prager
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Am Coll Surg 196:541-8. 2003
  9. doi Liver resection remains a safe procedure after neoadjuvant chemotherapy including bevacizumab: a case-controlled study
    Dietmar Tamandl
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Surg 252:124-30. 2010
  10. doi Bevacizumab improves pathological response of colorectal cancer liver metastases treated with XELOX/FOLFOX
    Markus Klinger
    Department of General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Service, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2059-65. 2010

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Publications31

  1. ncbi Nesidioblastosis: an old term and a new understanding
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    World J Surg 28:1227-30. 2004
    ..a 95% pancreatectomy is necessary in neonates with a diffuse form of nesidioblastosis, whereas focal forms can be treated by partial pancreatectomy...
  2. ncbi Combined transmission and (99m)Tc-sestamibi emission tomography for localization of mediastinal parathyroid glands
    K Kaczirek
    Department of Surgery, University of Vienna, Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Nuklearmedizin 42:220-3. 2003
    ..This study presents the role of combined SPECT/X-ray-CT imaging in a single device for localization of mediastinal parathyroid glands...
  3. ncbi Nesidioblastosis in adults: a challenging cause of organic hyperinsulinism
    K Kaczirek
    University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Clin Invest 33:488-92. 2003
    ..Nesidioblastosis in adults has been reintroduced into the differential diagnosis of organic hyperinsulinism by the description of 'noninsulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycaemia syndrome (NIPHS)'...
  4. ncbi Cytotoxic activity of camptothecin and paclitaxel in newly established continuous human medullary thyroid carcinoma cell lines
    K Kaczirek
    Department of Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2397-401. 2004
    ..Given peak plasma concentrations of 65 +/- 20 nmol/liter for CPT and 1 micro mol/liter for paclitaxel, these promising in vitro results provide a basis for the performance of clinical trials in patients with advanced MTC...
  5. ncbi Multiple endocrine neoplasia 1--current recommendations for diagnosis and treatment
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Section Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 114:258-66. 2002
    ..The principally affected glands in the MEN 1 syndrome (parathyroids, pancreas, pituitary and adrenal glands) are often diffusely or multi-centrically involved, making different therapeutic approaches necessary...
  6. doi Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome impairs long-term outcome of colorectal liver metastases treated with resection after neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Dietmar Tamandl
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:421-30. 2011
    ..We investigated whether liver damage had further implications on long-term outcome in these patients...
  7. ncbi Novel parathyroid hormone (1-84) assay as basis for parathyroid hormone monitoring in renal hyperparathyroidism
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Surg 141:129-34; discussion 134. 2006
    ..A new assay generation measuring whole PTH (1-84) should be able to predict complete or incomplete resection of hyperfunctioning parathyroid tissue...
  8. ncbi Impact of localization studies on feasibility of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in an endemic goiter region
    Gerhard Prager
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    J Am Coll Surg 196:541-8. 2003
    ....
  9. doi Liver resection remains a safe procedure after neoadjuvant chemotherapy including bevacizumab: a case-controlled study
    Dietmar Tamandl
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Surg 252:124-30. 2010
    ..Parameters contributing to an increased morbidity were evaluated...
  10. doi Bevacizumab improves pathological response of colorectal cancer liver metastases treated with XELOX/FOLFOX
    Markus Klinger
    Department of General Surgery, Hepatobiliary Service, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2059-65. 2010
    ..The knowledge about the effect of bevacizumab, if given in addition to fluoropyrimidines and oxaliplatin, on tumor regression and its consequences on clinical outcome is limited...
  11. ncbi A "defined baseline" in PTH monitoring increases surgical success in patients with multiple gland disease
    Philipp Riss
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Surgery 142:398-404. 2007
    ..Controversy exists on which criterion is most reliable to predict cure...
  12. ncbi The value of intraoperative pentagastrin testing in medullary thyroid cancer
    Christian Scheuba
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Surgery 141:166-71; discussion 171-2. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether an intraoperative pentagastrin test after thyroidectomy and central neck dissection is useful to predict lymph node involvement of the lateral neck...
  13. ncbi Applicability of laparoscopic adrenalectomy in a prospective study in 150 consecutive patients
    Gerhard Prager
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Surg 139:46-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the access-related complications were analyzed...
  14. ncbi Can dynamic gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging with chemical shift studies predict the status of adrenal masses?
    Gerhard Prager
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Vienna, Medical School, Wahringer Guertel 18 20, Austria
    World J Surg 26:958-64. 2002
    ..Tumors> 6 cm classified as benign by preoperative MRI may be removed laparoscopically by endocrine surgeons experienced in endoscopic adrenalectomy...
  15. ncbi PTH spikes during parathyroid exploration--a possible pitfall during PTH monitoring?
    Philipp Riss
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:427-30. 2007
    ..Parathyroid hormone (PTH) spikes caused by unintentional manipulation of the hypersecreting glands may lead to interpretation problems in intraoperative PTH monitoring. Their frequency and surgical consequences were evaluated...
  16. ncbi Organic hyperinsulinism and endoscopic surgery
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Section Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 117:19-25. 2005
    ..Experience with minimally invasive surgery for organic hyperinsulinism is limited. No criteria for patient selection with special regard to sporadic, hereditary, multiple and malignant tumors have been defined...
  17. ncbi Desmoplastic stromal reaction in medullary thyroid cancer-an intraoperative "marker" for lymph node metastases
    Christian Scheuba
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090, Vienna, Austria
    World J Surg 30:853-9. 2006
    ..Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) disseminates early to lymph nodes (LN). There is no pre- or intraoperative marker to exclude LN involvement and thereby avoid lateral neck dissection in LN-negative patients...
  18. ncbi Estimated risk of pheochromocytoma recurrence after adrenal-sparing surgery in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A
    Reza Asari
    Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, and Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Arch Surg 141:1199-205; discussion 1205. 2006
    ..Adrenal-sparing adrenalectomy is considered the treatment of choice for hereditary bilateral pheochromocytoma in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN 2A)...
  19. ncbi Thyroid surgery in the geriatric patient
    Christian Passler
    Division of General Surgery Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Vienna, Austria
    Arch Surg 137:1243-8. 2002
    ..Although age itself is no contraindication for major surgical procedures, few patients 75 years and older undergo thyroid surgery...
  20. doi Hepatic steatosis assessment with 1H-spectroscopy and chemical shift imaging at 3.0 T before hepatic surgery: reliable enough for making clinical decisions?
    Claus Koelblinger
    Department of Radiology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Radiol 81:2990-5. 2012
    ..To compare the accuracy of liver fat quantification using chemical shift imaging (CSI) and H1 MR-spectroscopy (MRS) at 3.0 T in patients undergoing liver resection...
  21. ncbi Parathyroid hormone monitoring during total parathyroidectomy for renal hyperparathyroidism: pilot study of the impact of renal function and assay specificity
    Christian Bieglmayer
    Clinical Institute for Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics, Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Division of General Surgery, General Hospital of the Medical University and City of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Clin Chem 52:1112-9. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi Treatment of small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors: is an extended multimodal approach justified?
    Martin Schindl
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Vienna, Medical School, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, Austria
    World J Surg 26:976-84. 2002
    ..In patients with small intestinal NETs, a consistent multimodal treatment helps to improve the overall survival and, in most patients, the quality of life...
  23. ncbi Quick PTH assay cannot predict incomplete parathyroidectomy in patients with renal hyperparathyroidism
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Wahringer Gurtel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Surgery 137:431-5. 2005
    ..Contradictory reports on the value of intraoperative quick parathyroid hormone (PTH) monitoring in renal hyperparathyroidism have been published...
  24. doi Cetuximab, gemcitabine, and oxaliplatin in patients with unresectable advanced or metastatic biliary tract cancer: a phase 2 study
    Birgit Gruenberger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Barmherzige Brueder Hospital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Lancet Oncol 11:1142-8. 2010
    ..We aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of cetuximab in combination with gemcitabine and oxaliplatin (GEMOX) for first-line treatment of biliary tract cancer...
  25. ncbi Parathyroidectomy improves concentration and retentiveness in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Gerhard Prager
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, AKH Vienna, Leitstelle 21A, Waeringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Surgery 132:930-5; discussion 935-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to find out whether parathyroidectomy improves cognitive performance with regard to concentration and retentiveness in patients with PHPT...
  26. ncbi The importance of preoperative localisation procedures in organic hyperinsulinism--experience in 67 patients
    Klaus Kaczirek
    Section Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 116:373-8. 2004
    ..Preoperative localisation of insulinomas has been regarded unnecessary, given the significantly higher detection rates of intraoperative ultrasonography and bidigital palpation. These are mandatory before endoscopic surgery...
  27. ncbi [Minimally invasive endocrine surgery: aspects of diagnostic imaging]
    Bruno Niederle
    Sektion Chirurgische Endokrinologie, Klinische Abteilung für Allgemeinchirurgie, Universitatsklinik fur Chirurgie, Wien, Osterreich
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 115:10-8. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi Surgical strategy in adrenal masses
    Gerhard Prager
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Wahringer Guertel 18 20, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
    Eur J Radiol 41:70-7. 2002
    ..Open adrenalectomy is recommended for patients with suspected malignant disease and tumors larger than 6 cm...
  29. doi Surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastases is safe and feasible in elderly patients
    Dietmar Tamandl
    Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Service, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    J Surg Oncol 100:364-71. 2009
    ..Neoadjuvant chemotherapy increases progression free survival in resectable patients. The safety and feasibility of this concept has not been investigated in elderly patients...
  30. ncbi Prognostic factors of papillary and follicular thyroid cancer: differences in an iodine-replete endemic goiter region
    C Passler
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Endocr Relat Cancer 11:131-9. 2004
    ..PTC and FTC patients should be analyzed and reported separately...
  31. ncbi Importance of tumour size in papillary and follicular thyroid cancer
    C Passler
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Vienna, Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    Br J Surg 92:184-9. 2005
    ..The most controversial change in the new pathological tumour node metastasis (pTNM) classification of thyroid tumours is the extension of the pT1 classification to include tumours up to 20 mm...