Helmut G Weiss

Summary

Affiliation: University of Innsbruck
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Organ transplantation and obesity: evaluation, risks and benefits of therapeutic strategies
    H Weiss
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 10:465-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical revision after failure of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    H G Weiss
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Surg 91:235-41. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Adjustable gastric and esophagogastric banding: a randomized clinical trial
    Helmut G Weiss
    Department of General Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 12:573-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of adjustable gastric banding on altered gut neuropeptide levels in morbidly obese patients
    H Weiss
    General Surgery and Vascular Surgery Department, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 11:735-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Pregnancies after adjustable gastric banding
    H G Weiss
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 11:303-6. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Band leakage after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Reinhard P Mittermair
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 13:913-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery cannot prevent tryptophan depletion due to chronic immune activation in morbidly obese patients
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for AIDS Research, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 16:541-8. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint DaVinci robotic-assisted laparoscopic bariatric surgery: is it justified in a routine setting?
    Gilbert Mühlmann
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 13:848-54. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase expression in colorectal cancer: effect on tumor-infiltrating T cells
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Clin Cancer Res 12:1144-51. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic immune activation underlies morbid obesity: is IDO a key player?
    G Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, D Swarovski Research Laboratory, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Drug Metab 8:289-95. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Organ transplantation and obesity: evaluation, risks and benefits of therapeutic strategies
    H Weiss
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 10:465-9. 2000
    ..Overweight reduction following organ transplantation interferes with diverse effects associated with immunosuppressive therapy. A case of adjustable gastric banding following renal transplantation is presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical revision after failure of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    H G Weiss
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Br J Surg 91:235-41. 2004
    ..This paper reports the outcome of surgical revision for complications following laparoscopic placement of an adjustable silicone gastric band (AGB) to treat morbid obesity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adjustable gastric and esophagogastric banding: a randomized clinical trial
    Helmut G Weiss
    Department of General Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 12:573-8. 2002
    ..Adjustable gastric banding and esophagogastric banding may affect the function of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and esophageal motility in the long-term. Both methods were evaluated in a prospective randomized trial...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of adjustable gastric banding on altered gut neuropeptide levels in morbidly obese patients
    H Weiss
    General Surgery and Vascular Surgery Department, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 11:735-9. 2001
    ..Since the adjustable gastric band prevents gastroesophageal reflux in morbidly obese patients, this study was performed to investigate plasma levels of N and M before and after adjustable gastric banding (AGB)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pregnancies after adjustable gastric banding
    H G Weiss
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital of Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 11:303-6. 2001
    ..We evaluated outcome of pregnancies of morbidly obese women who are within the first 2 years after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding...
  6. ncbi request reprint Band leakage after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Reinhard P Mittermair
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 13:913-7. 2003
    ..Nevertheless, leakage of the adjustable balloon is a known complication. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence and reasons for balloon leakage of the Swedish adjustable gastric band (SAGB)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery cannot prevent tryptophan depletion due to chronic immune activation in morbidly obese patients
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for AIDS Research, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 16:541-8. 2006
    ..Bariatric surgery significantly diminishes immune mediators by substantial weight reduction. We examined IDO-mediated tryptophan-catabolism in morbidly obese patients compared to lean individuals...
  8. ncbi request reprint DaVinci robotic-assisted laparoscopic bariatric surgery: is it justified in a routine setting?
    Gilbert Mühlmann
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 13:848-54. 2003
    ..We aimed to assess the feasibility of robotic-assisted laparoscopic bariatric operations and to critically elucidate the technical and financial advantages and patient outcome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase expression in colorectal cancer: effect on tumor-infiltrating T cells
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Clin Cancer Res 12:1144-51. 2006
    ..In this study, we examined the contribution of the immunomodulatory enzyme indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) on this phenomenon...
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic immune activation underlies morbid obesity: is IDO a key player?
    G Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, D Swarovski Research Laboratory, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Drug Metab 8:289-95. 2007
    ..We here review the potential pathogenic links between chronic immune activation and decreased IDO mediated tryptophan and serotonin levels in morbid obesity...
  11. doi request reprint Potential applications of global protein expression analysis (proteomics) in morbid obesity and bariatric surgery
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 18:905-10. 2008
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  12. doi request reprint Wound complications in 1145 consecutive transumbilical single-incision laparoscopic procedures
    Helmut G Weiss
    Department of Surgery, Saint John of God Hospital Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria and Department of Mathematics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Surg 259:89-95. 2014
    ..To evaluate the wound complication rate in patients undergoing transumbilical single-incision laparoscopic (SIL) surgery...