Herbert Decaluwe

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospitals Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications16

  1. 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)...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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. ..
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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)...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...