Herbert Decaluwe

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Affiliation: University Hospitals Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic tunnel technique for anatomical lung resections: a 'fissure first, hilum last' approach with staplers in the fissureless patient
    Herbert Decaluwe
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 21:2-7. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Major intraoperative complications during video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical lung resections: an intention-to-treat analysis
    Herbert Decaluwe
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:588-98; discussion 599. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic lobectomy after bilateral lung transplantation
    Herbert Decaluwe
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 19:515-7. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Surgical multimodality treatment for baseline resectable stage IIIA-N2 non-small cell lung cancer. Degree of mediastinal lymph node involvement and impact on survival
    Herbert Decaluwe
    Leuven Lung Cancer Group, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:433-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Minimally invasive oesophagectomy: a valuable alternative to open oesophagectomy for the treatment of early oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal junction carcinoma
    Philippe Nafteux
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:1455-63; discussion 1463-4. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Quality indicators of surgery for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
    Toni Lerut
    Department of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Recent Results Cancer Res 182:127-42. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Postoperative complications after transthoracic esophagectomy for cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction are correlated with early cancer recurrence: role of systematic grading of complications using the modified Clavien classification
    Toni Lerut
    From the Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Surg 250:798-807. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Survival after trimodality treatment for superior sulcus and central T4 non-small cell lung cancer
    Paul De Leyn
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals and Leuven Lung Cancer Group, Leuven, Belgium
    J Thorac Oncol 4:62-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Survival after resection of synchronous bilateral lung cancer
    Paul De Leyn
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals and Leuven Lung Cancer Group, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1215-22. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Lung donor selection and management
    Dirk Van Raemdonck
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 6:28-38. 2009

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Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic tunnel technique for anatomical lung resections: a 'fissure first, hilum last' approach with staplers in the fissureless patient
    Herbert Decaluwe
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 21:2-7. 2015
    ..We describe a cohort of 198 consecutive patients operated with an alternative fissureless technique, opening the fissure completely with staplers at an early stage of the VATS anatomical lung resection...
  2. doi request reprint Major intraoperative complications during video-assisted thoracoscopic anatomical lung resections: an intention-to-treat analysis
    Herbert Decaluwe
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:588-98; discussion 599. 2015
    ..A multicentre evaluation of the frequency and nature of major intraoperative complications during video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) anatomical resections...
  3. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic lobectomy after bilateral lung transplantation
    Herbert Decaluwe
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 19:515-7. 2014
    ..One year after the operation, the patient was alive and disease free. This case report and video illustrate the feasibility of a VATS anatomical resection after lung transplantation. ..
  4. doi request reprint Surgical multimodality treatment for baseline resectable stage IIIA-N2 non-small cell lung cancer. Degree of mediastinal lymph node involvement and impact on survival
    Herbert Decaluwe
    Leuven Lung Cancer Group, Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:433-9. 2009
    ..Analysis of single centre results and identification of prognostic factors of surgical combined modality treatment in pathological proven stage IIIA-N2 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  5. doi request reprint Minimally invasive oesophagectomy: a valuable alternative to open oesophagectomy for the treatment of early oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal junction carcinoma
    Philippe Nafteux
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:1455-63; discussion 1463-4. 2011
    ..The aim was to conduct a comparative analysis of outcome after minimally invasive oesophagectomy (MIO) versus open oesophagectomy (OO) for early oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal junction (GOJ) carcinoma...
  6. doi request reprint Quality indicators of surgery for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction
    Toni Lerut
    Department of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Recent Results Cancer Res 182:127-42. 2010
    ..Improvements in this wide spectrum of aspects is mandatory and will certainly be of great value to further improve both short and long term outcome after surgery for these complex cancers...
  7. doi request reprint Postoperative complications after transthoracic esophagectomy for cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction are correlated with early cancer recurrence: role of systematic grading of complications using the modified Clavien classification
    Toni Lerut
    From the Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Ann Surg 250:798-807. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of postoperative complications after transthoracic esophagectomy, using the modified Clavien classification, on recurrence and on its timing in patients with cancer of the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction...
  8. doi request reprint Survival after trimodality treatment for superior sulcus and central T4 non-small cell lung cancer
    Paul De Leyn
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals and Leuven Lung Cancer Group, Leuven, Belgium
    J Thorac Oncol 4:62-8. 2009
    ..For sulcus superior tumors and central cT4 tumors, low resectability and poor long-term survival rates are obtained with single-modality treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Survival after resection of synchronous bilateral lung cancer
    Paul De Leyn
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals and Leuven Lung Cancer Group, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:1215-22. 2008
    ..In this retrospective study, the survival after resection of synchronous bilateral lung cancer is evaluated...
  10. doi request reprint Lung donor selection and management
    Dirk Van Raemdonck
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 6:28-38. 2009
    ..This article aims to update the current evidence from the literature to identify and select potential lung donors and to manage cadaveric donors to maximally increase the organ yield for lung transplantation...
  11. doi request reprint The number of lung transplants can be safely doubled using extended criteria donors; a single-center review
    Caroline Meers
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 23:628-35. 2010
    ..1%) in our donor network is 10-20% higher than reported figures. The number of lung transplants in our center doubled by accepting extended criteria donors. This policy did not negatively influence our results after lung transplantation...
  12. doi request reprint Minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer
    Georges Decker
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 35:13-20; discussion 20-1. 2009
    ..Oncological outcome of MIE remains largely unknown by lack of good quality data and selection bias. MIE remains an investigational and still evolving treatment for invasive cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Donor-recipient matching in lung transplantation: which variables are important?†
    Adalet Demir
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 47:974-83. 2015
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  14. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary treatment of advanced cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction: a European center's approach
    Toni Lerut
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 17:485-502, vii-viii. 2008
    ..Therefore, further efforts are needed to elaborate more precise algorithms for selecting candidates for induction therapy versus primary surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Zenker's diverticulum
    Toni Lerut
    University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2009:mmcts.2007.002881. 2009
    ..This procedure is performed via a limited left cervicotomy. Results are excellent to very good in 94% of the patients in our own experience. ..
  16. doi request reprint Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Philippe Nafteux
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Multimed Man Cardiothorac Surg 2008:mmcts.2007.002931. 2008
    ..The left and right pillars of the right diaphragmatic crus are approximated using interrupted sutures. A short (≪2 cm), floppy 360° fundoplication anchored to the esophagus is created. ..
  17. doi request reprint Bronchial valve treatment for pulmonary air leak after anatomical lung resection for cancer
    Christophe A Dooms
    University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven
    Eur Respir J 43:1142-8. 2014
    ..Intrabronchial valve treatment with the aid of a digital thoracic drainage system is an effective and safe therapy for patients with a prolonged pulmonary air leak after anatomical lung resection for cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Antireflux surgery after congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair: a plea for a tailored approach
    Tom Verbelen
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:263-7; discussion 268. 2013
    ..We evaluated the incidence and associated factors of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and the need for subsequent ARS in our CDH patients...
  19. doi request reprint Characterisation of solitary pulmonary lesions combining visual perfusion and quantitative diffusion MR imaging
    Johan Coolen
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 24:531-41. 2014
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of dynamic contrast-enhanced (DCE) magnetic resonance (MR) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) sequences for defining benignity or malignancy of solitary pulmonary lesions (SPL)...
  20. doi request reprint Early outcome after lung transplantation from non-heart-beating donors is comparable to heart-beating donors
    Stéphanie De Vleeschauwer
    Laboratory of Pneumology, Kathoholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:380-7. 2009
    ..The use of non-heart-beating donors (NHBD) to overcome organ shortage is moving into the clinic. In 2007, 5 of 51 lung transplantations (LTx) in our center were performed with lungs from controlled NHBD...
  21. doi request reprint PP-10 CHARACTERIZATION OF ESOPHAGEAL MOTILITY IN INFANTS BORN WITH CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA USING HIGH RESOLUTION MANOMETRY
    Maissa Rayyan
    1Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium 2School of Medicine, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia 3Dept thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium 4Dept obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fetal Medicine Unit, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium 5Neurogastroenterology and Motility, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium 6Experimental ORL, Neurosciences, KU Leuven, Belgium
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 61:524. 2015
    ..Congenital esophageal dysmotility and surgical disruption of the esophago-gastric junction (EGJ) may contribute to this esophageal dysfunction. The aim of this study was to characterize esophageal function in young infants born with CDH...
  22. doi request reprint A decade of extended-criteria lung donors in a single center: was it justified?
    Jana Somers
    Laboratory of Experimental Thoracic Surgery, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, KU Leuven, University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transpl Int 28:170-9. 2015
    ..Although this lung donor strategy has an impact on early postoperative outcome, liberalizing criteria did not influence long-term outcome after LTx. ..
  23. doi request reprint DNA methylation profiling of non-small cell lung cancer reveals a COPD-driven immune-related signature
    Els Wauters
    Vesalius Research Center VRC, VIB, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Laboratory for Translational Genetics, Department of Oncology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Thorax 70:1113-22. 2015
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  24. ncbi request reprint Combined liver and (heart-)lung transplantation in liver transplant candidates with refractory portopulmonary hypertension
    Jacques Pirenne
    Abdominal Transplant Surgery Department, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
    Transplantation 73:140-2. 2002
    ..Prostacyclin can reduce PPHT to a level at which LiTx can be performed. In patients refractory to that treatment, combined (heart-)lung-LiTx is the only life-saving option...
  25. ncbi request reprint Endobronchial valves for persistent postoperative pulmonary air leak: accurate monitoring and functional implications
    Christophe A Dooms
    Department of Pulmonology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Respiration 84:329-33. 2012
    ..We discuss the anatomic and physiologic changes induced by valves placed for air leak closure...
  26. doi request reprint Diaphragm Repair with a Novel Cross-Linked Collagen Biomaterial in a Growing Rabbit Model
    Steffi Mayer
    Center for Surgical Technologies and Organ Systems Cluster, Department of Development and Regeneration, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 10:e0132021. 2015
    ..Acellular collagen matrices (ACM) have been suggested as an alternative to synthetic durable patches as they are remodeled by the host or could also be used for tissue engineering purposes...