M Stas

Summary

Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimal deviation and/or naevoid melanoma: is recognition worthwhile? A clinicopathological study of nine cases
    M Stas
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Melanoma Res 10:371-80. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint 18-FDG PET scan in the staging of recurrent melanoma: additional value and therapeutic impact
    M Stas
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Melanoma Res 12:479-90. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression of the endothelin-B receptor in pigment cell lesions of the skin. Evidence for its role as tumor progression marker in malignant melanoma
    A Demunter
    Department of Pathology, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Virchows Arch 438:485-91. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of N- and K-ras mutations in the distinctive tumor progression phases of melanoma
    A Demunter
    Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Morphology and Molecular Pathology, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Invest Dermatol 117:1483-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Infection assessment of totally implanted long-term venous access devices
    F Brouns
    Surgical Oncology, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Access 7:24-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced sarcoma: analysis of 46 cases
    S De Smet
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Leuven University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:574-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Functional evaluation of conventional 'Celsite' venous ports versus 'Vortex' ports with a tangential outlet: a prospective randomised pilot study
    G A Goossens
    Oncology Division, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Support Care Cancer 16:1367-74. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and disability after ilio-inguinal lymphadenectomy
    E Brouns
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:685-90. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgical interventions during STI 571 treatment of metastatic GIST: experience in six patients
    I Nevelsteen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 104:683-9. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Case-control study to identify melanoma risk factors in the Belgian population: the significance of clinical examination
    T Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B Julien Lambert 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:332-9. 2005

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Minimal deviation and/or naevoid melanoma: is recognition worthwhile? A clinicopathological study of nine cases
    M Stas
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Melanoma Res 10:371-80. 2000
    ..Wide excision, even of local recurrence, and therapeutic node dissection could nevertheless provide survival comparable at least to that predicted by mathematical models for patients who initially had optimal treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint 18-FDG PET scan in the staging of recurrent melanoma: additional value and therapeutic impact
    M Stas
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Melanoma Res 12:479-90. 2002
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Expression of the endothelin-B receptor in pigment cell lesions of the skin. Evidence for its role as tumor progression marker in malignant melanoma
    A Demunter
    Department of Pathology, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Virchows Arch 438:485-91. 2001
    ..These data add the ETB receptor to the growing list of tumor progression markers in MM and suggest that ETs play a role in the progression of MM in the skin...
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis of N- and K-ras mutations in the distinctive tumor progression phases of melanoma
    A Demunter
    Department of Pathology, Laboratory of Morphology and Molecular Pathology, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Invest Dermatol 117:1483-9. 2001
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Infection assessment of totally implanted long-term venous access devices
    F Brouns
    Surgical Oncology, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    J Vasc Access 7:24-8. 2006
    ..Comparison of catheter tip versus port content culture techniques to assess infection in totally implanted vascular access devices (TIVAD)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced sarcoma: analysis of 46 cases
    S De Smet
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Leuven University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:574-9. 2008
    ..No 5-year survival was noticed after non-radical resection and in the absence of surgery. Stage and location of the sarcoma were other prognostic factors. Overall 5-year survival was 27% for the whole group...
  7. doi request reprint Functional evaluation of conventional 'Celsite' venous ports versus 'Vortex' ports with a tangential outlet: a prospective randomised pilot study
    G A Goossens
    Oncology Division, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Support Care Cancer 16:1367-74. 2008
    ..The present study compared the Vortex port to the classically shaped Celsite port with regards to functional complications...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and disability after ilio-inguinal lymphadenectomy
    E Brouns
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 108:685-90. 2008
    ..To examine and report the quality of life together with the level of disability of cancer patients who underwent therapeutic ilio-inguinal lymphadenectomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgical interventions during STI 571 treatment of metastatic GIST: experience in six patients
    I Nevelsteen
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University Leuven, Belgium
    Acta Chir Belg 104:683-9. 2004
    ..Surgery proved to be safe and efficient, allowing continuation of STI therapy in much better circumstances...
  10. ncbi request reprint Case-control study to identify melanoma risk factors in the Belgian population: the significance of clinical examination
    T Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B Julien Lambert 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:332-9. 2005
    ..Although numerous studies have evaluated risk factors associated with cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM), no such study has been carried out in Belgium...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sleeve-related thrombosis: a new form of catheter-related thrombosis
    D Z Xiang
    Centre for Experimental Surgery and Anaesthesiology, University Hospital, Catholic University, Louvain, Belgium
    Thromb Res 104:7-14. 2001
    ..This thrombus was separated from the vein wall and could not be considered a mural thrombus. As the thrombus was only attached to the terminal part of the organized catheter sleeve we propose the name sleeve-related thrombosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint A novel N-ras mutation in malignant melanoma is associated with excellent prognosis
    A Demunter
    Laboratory of Morphology, Department of Pathology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven 3000, Belgium
    Cancer Res 61:4916-22. 2001
    ..However, for a precise elucidation of the role of the N-Ras(A18T) mutant in melanoma, additional studies aimed to measure the affinity to guanine nucleotide exchange factors and GTPase-activating proteins are needed...