Ulf P Neumann

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Surgical strategies for treatment of malignant pancreatic tumors: extended, standard or local surgery?
    Matthias Glanemann
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 6:123. 2008
  2. pmc Hydroxyproline-containing collagen analogs trigger the release and activation of collagen-sequestered proMMP-2 by competition with prodomain-derived peptide P33-42
    Martin Ruehl
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Charite, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, D 12200 Berlin, Germany
    Fibrogenesis Tissue Repair 4:1. 2011
  3. ncbi Administration of prostacyclin after liver transplantation: a placebo controlled randomized trial
    U P Neumann
    Klinik für Vizeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 14:70-4. 2000
  4. ncbi Fibrosis progression after liver transplantation in patients with recurrent hepatitis C
    Ulf P Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Hepatol 41:830-6. 2004
  5. ncbi Long-term outcome of liver transplants for chronic hepatitis C: a 10-year follow-up
    Ulf P Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 77:226-31. 2004
  6. ncbi Impact of human leukocyte antigen matching in liver transplantation
    Ulf P Neumann
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 75:132-7. 2003
  7. ncbi Treatment of patients with recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplantation with peginterferon alfa-2B plus ribavirin
    Ulf Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 82:43-7. 2006
  8. ncbi Nonresponse to pre-operative chemotherapy does not preclude long-term survival after liver resection in patients with colorectal liver metastases
    Ulf P Neumann
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Surgery 146:52-9. 2009
  9. ncbi Impact of HLA matching upon outcome after liver transplantation
    Ulf P Neumann
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1499-500. 2002
  10. ncbi Simultaneous splenectomy increases risk for opportunistic pneumonia in patients after liver transplantation
    Ulf P Neumann
    Department of Surgery, Virchow Clinic, Humboldt University, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 15:226-32. 2002

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. pmc Surgical strategies for treatment of malignant pancreatic tumors: extended, standard or local surgery?
    Matthias Glanemann
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 6:123. 2008
    ..Due to the development of modern instruments, laparoscopic operations became more and more successful, even in malignant pancreatic diseases. This review summarizes the recent literature on the above mentioned topics...
  2. pmc Hydroxyproline-containing collagen analogs trigger the release and activation of collagen-sequestered proMMP-2 by competition with prodomain-derived peptide P33-42
    Martin Ruehl
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Charite, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 30, D 12200 Berlin, Germany
    Fibrogenesis Tissue Repair 4:1. 2011
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  3. ncbi Administration of prostacyclin after liver transplantation: a placebo controlled randomized trial
    U P Neumann
    Klinik für Vizeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 14:70-4. 2000
    ..638 +/- 156 U/L, p < 0.1). These results suggest that administration of PGI2 after OLT improves hepatic-splanchnic oxygenation and may thereby reduce reperfusion injury after OLT...
  4. ncbi Fibrosis progression after liver transplantation in patients with recurrent hepatitis C
    Ulf P Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Hepatol 41:830-6. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi Long-term outcome of liver transplants for chronic hepatitis C: a 10-year follow-up
    Ulf P Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 77:226-31. 2004
    ..However, there are still no clear predictors for severe recurrence. The aim of this study was to examine the 10-year outcome and risk factors for graft failure caused by HCV recurrence...
  6. ncbi Impact of human leukocyte antigen matching in liver transplantation
    Ulf P Neumann
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 75:132-7. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi Treatment of patients with recurrent hepatitis C after liver transplantation with peginterferon alfa-2B plus ribavirin
    Ulf Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 82:43-7. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Nonresponse to pre-operative chemotherapy does not preclude long-term survival after liver resection in patients with colorectal liver metastases
    Ulf P Neumann
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Surgery 146:52-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to identify risk factors for poor outcome in patients with pre-operative chemotherapy of CRM...
  9. ncbi Impact of HLA matching upon outcome after liver transplantation
    Ulf P Neumann
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1499-500. 2002
  10. ncbi Simultaneous splenectomy increases risk for opportunistic pneumonia in patients after liver transplantation
    Ulf P Neumann
    Department of Surgery, Virchow Clinic, Humboldt University, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 15:226-32. 2002
    ..Our study identified splenectomy as a major risk factor for the development of opportunistic pneumonia after liver transplantation. In these patients prophylactic protocols and early diagnosis may improve the long-term outcome...
  11. ncbi Impact of HLA-compatibilities in patients undergoing liver transplantation for HBV-cirrhosis
    Ulf P Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite, Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 16:122-9. 2002
    ..02). In conclusion, this retrospective analysis shows that more HLA-A, -B compatibilities seems to be associated with an improved graft survival in patients after OLT for end-stage HBV infection...
  12. ncbi Significance of a T-lymphocytotoxic crossmatch in liver and combined liver-kidney transplantation
    U P Neumann
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite, Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 71:1163-8. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a positive crossmatch on outcome after OLT and combined liver and kidney transplantation (CLKTx)...
  13. ncbi Course and treatment of recurrent Hepatitis C after liver transplantation
    U P Neumann
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 50:61-6. 2004
    ..New immunosuppressive regimens and anti-viral treatment with ribavarin in combination with pegylated interferon a have to be investigated to reduce the complications of HCV recurrence in the future...
  14. doi YKL-40-gene polymorphism affects acute cellular rejection and fibrosis progression after transplantation for hepatitis C virus-induced liver disease
    Dennis Eurich
    General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 28:153-60. 2013
    ....
  15. ncbi CMV hepatitis after liver transplantation: incidence, clinical course, and long-term follow-up
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 8:1138-46. 2002
    ..Long-term complications of CMV hepatitis were not observed, and especially no correlation with chronic rejection was found...
  16. ncbi Fibrosis progression in hepatitis C positive liver recipients after sustained virologic response to antiviral combination therapy (interferon-ribavirin therapy)
    Marcus Bahra
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 83:351-3. 2007
    ..Sustained virologic response is associated with a deceleration of fibrosis progression and might therefore play a major role in prevention of graft cirrhosis in hepatitis C virus-infected liver graft recipients...
  17. ncbi Influence of donor histology on outcome in patients undergoing transplantation for hepatitis C
    Marcus Bahra
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 84:144-8. 2007
    ..Donor age was defined as one of the most important predictors of outcome in these patients; however, the mechanism leading to more severe recurrent hepatitis has not yet been investigated...
  18. doi Transforming growth factor β1 polymorphisms and progression of graft fibrosis after liver transplantation for hepatitis C virus--induced liver disease
    Dennis Eurich
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 17:279-88. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi Safety of mycophenolate mofetil monotherapy in patients after liver transplantation
    Carsten Kamphues
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Transplant 14:40-6. 2009
    ..In several studies an improvement of renal function could be reached by introduction of MMF and withdrawal of CNIs but there is few known about the long-term effects of MMF on liver-, kidney- and bone marrow function...
  20. doi Transforming growth factor-β1-gene polymorphism in the development of kidney disease after liver transplantation
    Dennis Eurich
    General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 93:555-60. 2012
    ..Genetic variants of pathogenetically relevant cytokines may influence the development and course of the disease. The aim of our study was to evaluate the role of transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1) polymorphism in this context...
  21. doi rHuEPo reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury and improves survival after transplantation of fatty livers in rats
    Maximilian Schmeding
    Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, Charité University Medical Centre Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 89:161-8. 2010
    ..Erythropoietin has been shown to reduce ischemia-reperfusion injury in transplanted rat livers. We investigated whether these capacities may contribute to improve marginal organ function...
  22. doi ELISA-based detection of C4d after liver transplantation--a helpful tool for differential diagnosis between acute rejection and HCV-recurrence?
    Maximilian Schmeding
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Immunol 23:156-60. 2010
    ..Consequently the role and potential value of C4d as a diagnostic marker may not be determined using ELISA-based tissue evaluation...
  23. ncbi Donor influence on outcome in patients undergoing liver transplant for primary biliary cirrhosis
    Dietmar A Jacob
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 8:104-10. 2010
    ..Risk factors for survival after liver transplant owing to primary biliary cirrhosis have been extensively investigated, whereas the donor-specific influence and particularly, the histologic data, have not been sufficiently analyzed...
  24. doi A 7-gene signature of the recipient predicts the progression of fibrosis after liver transplantation for hepatitis C virus infection
    Nicole T do O
    Medical Department III, Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 18:298-304. 2012
    ..The CRS might help with early clinical decision making (eg, the selection of patients for antiviral therapy after LT)...
  25. ncbi Aging of the liver graft and functional quality in the absence of recurrent disease: a 10 year histological follow-up
    Maximilian Schmeding
    Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, Charite University Hospital Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Transplant 15:5-13. 2010
    ....
  26. ncbi Influence of basiliximab induction therapy on long term outcome after liver transplantation, a prospectively randomised trial
    Maximilian Schmeding
    Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Transplant 12:15-21. 2007
    ..It was the aim of this study to determine if Basilixirnab mduction therapy serves to reduce the incidence of acute rejection episodes and improves graft function and survival in the long term after OLT...
  27. ncbi Erythropoietin reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury after liver transplantation in rats
    Maximilian Schmeding
    Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, Charité University Medical Centre Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 22:738-46. 2009
    ..Erythropoietin reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury after orthotopic liver transplantation in rats...
  28. ncbi Long-term follow-up after recurrence of primary biliary cirrhosis after liver transplantation in 100 patients
    Dietmar A Jacob
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Humboldt University of Berlin, Charite Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 20:211-20. 2006
    ..Tac-treated patients showed more frequently and also earlier histologically proven PBC recurrence; however, in our population we could not observe an impact on graft dysfunction and patient's survival...
  29. doi Chances and limitations of non-invasive tests in the assessment of liver fibrosis in liver transplant patients
    Carsten Kamphues
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 24:652-9. 2010
    ..Both serum markers AST-to-platelet ratio index and FIB-4 are not feasible to assess liver fibrosis in liver transplant patients...
  30. doi Biliary reconstruction using a side-to-side choledochocholedochostomy with or without T-tube in deceased donor liver transplantation: a prospective randomized trial
    Sascha Weiss
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Clinical Center, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Ann Surg 250:766-71. 2009
    ..The optimal method of reconstruction remains controversial. The aim of the study was to assess biliary complications after liver transplantation using a choledochocholedochostomy with or without a temporary T-tube...
  31. doi Association of mannose-binding lectin-2 gene polymorphism with the development of hepatitis C-induced hepatocellular carcinoma
    Dennis Eurich
    General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Int 31:1006-12. 2011
    ....
  32. ncbi Changing impact of cytomegalovirus in liver transplantation -- a single centre experience of more than 1000 transplantations without ganciclovir prophylaxis
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 18:941-8. 2005
    ..As D+R- patients still more often develop symptomatic disease, pre-emptive therapy could be useful in this patient group...
  33. ncbi Validation of cardiovascular risk scores in a liver transplant population
    Olaf Guckelberger
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charité Campus Vichow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 12:394-401. 2006
    ..Furthermore, calibrated PROCAM risk estimates are required to calculate the number of patients needed to treat in the setup of prospective intervention trials...
  34. pmc Intrathoracic versus cervical anastomosis after resection of esophageal cancer: a matched pair analysis of 72 patients in a single center study
    Christian D Klink
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Aachen, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 10:159. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the early postoperative outcome of esophageal cancer treated by subtotal esophageal resection, gastric interposition and either intrathoracic or cervical anastomosis in a single center study...
  35. pmc Gentamicin supplemented polyvinylidenfluoride mesh materials enhance tissue integration due to a transcriptionally reduced MMP-2 protein expression
    Marcel Binnebösel
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    BMC Surg 12:1. 2012
    ....
  36. ncbi Mayo risk score for primary biliary cirrhosis: a useful tool for the prediction of course after liver transplantation?
    Dietmar A Jacob
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Humboldt University of Berlin, Charite Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Transplant 13:35-42. 2008
    ..Therefore, this study was designed to investigate the association of the MRS score with postoperative survival and complications...
  37. doi Extended bile duct resection and [corrected] liver and transplantation in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma: long-term results
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 15:1499-507. 2009
    ..To further improve the results, other approaches such as (neo)adjuvant therapy have to be increasingly investigated...
  38. doi Long-term outcome of liver resection and transplantation for Caroli disease and syndrome
    Frank Ulrich
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Clinical Centre, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Surg 247:357-64. 2008
    ....
  39. doi Mesh biocompatibility: effects of cellular inflammation and tissue remodelling
    Karsten Junge
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 397:255-70. 2012
    ....
  40. ncbi Erythropoietin promotes hepatic regeneration after extended liver resection in rats
    Maximilian Schmeding
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery at Charité, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1125-31. 2008
    ..To date, no data are available as to whether rHuEPO has the ability to stimulate liver regeneration after liver resection...
  41. doi Synergistic effect of erythropoietin but not G-CSF in combination with curcumin on impaired liver regeneration in rats
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:325-32. 2008
    ..The effect of erythropoietin (Epo) and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) alone or in combination with the hepatoprotective antioxidant curcumin (Cur) was evaluated in a model of delayed liver regeneration...
  42. pmc Influence of 4% icodextrin solution on peritoneal tissue response and adhesion formation
    Christian D Klink
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    BMC Surg 13:34. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of 4% icodextrin on peritoneal tissue response both of visceral and parietal peritoneum, adhesion formation and wound healing...
  43. ncbi Induction of long-term graft acceptance by a combination treatment of donor splenocytes and CTLA4Ig in a high responder rat liver transplantation model
    Volker Schmitz
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 18:1187-96. 2005
    ..The combination of CTLA4Ig and donor derived splenocytes is potent to induce long-term survival and graft acceptance. The mechanisms appear to involve the induction of an early inflammatory impulse and apoptosis...
  44. ncbi Liver transplantation across ABO blood groups
    Martina Lang
    Department of Surgery, Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1501-2. 2002
  45. ncbi Mycophenolate mofetil in liver transplantation--is monotherapy safe?
    Maximilian Schmeding
    Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Transplant 20:75-9. 2006
    ..This review provides an overview on the current role of MMF in immunosuppressive protocols after LTX and evaluates innovative therapeutic concepts...
  46. doi Carcinoma of the distal and middle bile duct: surgical results, prognostic factors, and long-term follow-up
    Marcus Bahra
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:501-7. 2008
    ..Carcinoma of the distal bile duct is associated with poor prognosis. Surgical resection remains the only potentially curative treatment. We conducted a retrospective study to identify prognostic factors determining longterm survival...
  47. ncbi Combination therapy of poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitor 3-aminobenzamide and gemcitabine shows strong antitumor activity in pancreatic cancer cells
    Dietmar A Jacob
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Clinic, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:738-48. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to test an approach combining the PARP inhibitor 3-ABA with standard gemcitabine therapy in human pancreatic cancer cells...
  48. ncbi Low viscosity histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate graft flush improves subsequent extended cold storage in University of Wisconsin solution in an extracorporeal rat liver perfusion and rat liver transplantation model
    Gero Puhl
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 12:1841-9. 2006
    ..Choosing low-viscosity HTK solution for the initial organ flush may represent a feasible improvement in liver preservation, which also further reduces the required amount of UW solution...
  49. ncbi Clinical outcome of patients with advanced ovarian cancer after resection of liver metastases
    Ulf P Neumann
    Departments of General, Charite, Campus Virchow Clinic, University Hospital, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Anticancer Res 32:4517-21. 2012
    ..Hepatic resection has become the standard treatment for patients with primary or metastatic liver malignancies. The aim of our study was to evaluate the clinical outcome of hepatic resection in patients with advanced ovarian cancer (AOC)...
  50. ncbi Coronary event rates in liver transplant recipients reflect the increased prevalence of cardiovascular risk-factors
    Olaf Guckelberger
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 18:967-74. 2005
    ..11, 95% CI: 0.53-2.03), nine events were predicted for the transplant population and oppose 10 events observed. Thus, indicating a reflection of increased cardiovascular risk-profiles in corresponding numbers of cardiovascular events...
  51. ncbi First results from a prospective randomized trial comparing steroid-free induction therapy with tacrolimus and MMF versus tacrolimus and steroids in patients after liver transplantation for HCV
    J M Langrehr
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1565-6. 2002
  52. ncbi Immunosuppressive management following intestinal transplantation in adult patients
    A R Mueller
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Clinic, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 35:2075-7. 2003
  53. ncbi Liver transplantation for intra- and extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Maximilian Schmeding
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Ann Transplant 18:1-8. 2013
    ..Modern, aggressive protocols of perioperative treatment have been established with promising results. This article provides an update and overview on the current status of LT as a potential option for patients with irresectable CCA. ..
  54. ncbi Influence of CD68+ macrophages and neutrophils on anastomotic healing following laparoscopic sigmoid resection due to diverticulitis
    Marcel Binnebösel
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 29:681-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the predictive value of a potential preexisting low-grade inflammation regarding the incidence of anastomotic leakage in elective laparoscopic sigmoid resection due to diverticulitis...
  55. pmc Tension of knotted surgical sutures shows tissue specific rapid loss in a rodent model
    Christian D Klink
    Department of Surgery, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    BMC Surg 11:36. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the dynamic change of applied suture tension with regard to the tissue specific cutting reaction...
  56. doi Non-functioning, malignant pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour (PNET): a rare entity during pregnancy
    Carsten H Kamphues
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:387-91. 2009
    ..Non-functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNET) are extremely rare tumours. To our knowledge, we are the first to report in the literature on two cases of PNET during pregnancy...
  57. doi Liver transplantation for alcohol-related cirrhosis: a single centre long-term clinical and histological follow-up
    M Schmeding
    Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, Charite University Hospital, Campus Virchow Clinic, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 56:236-43. 2011
    ..It was the aim of this study to critically analyse the outcome of patients with alcoholic cirrhosis transplanted at our centre with special emphasis on alcohol-recurrence frequency and long-term histological follow-up...
  58. ncbi Adult living donor liver transplantation: living donation of the right liver lobe
    J Mittler
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:657-62. 2007
    ..In European and North American countries, LDLT for adult recipients is mainly performed with right lobe grafts. Indications, when compared to deceased donor liver transplantation, are controversial...
  59. ncbi Erythropoietin reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat liver
    M Schmeding
    Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, Charite University Medical Center Berlin, Campus Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Surg Res 39:189-97. 2007
    ..It was the aim of this study to evaluate the effects of Epo in liver ischemia...
  60. ncbi Significance of mycophenolate mofetil treatment in patients with HCV reinfection after liver transplantation: impact on clinical course and histologic damage
    M Bahra
    Department of Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2934-5. 2002
  61. ncbi [Liver transplantation for primary biliary cirrhosis: retrospective analysis of results at a single center]
    D A Jacob
    Charite Campus Virchow, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Berlin
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2327-32. 2006
    ..It was the aim of this study to analyse survival and complication rates after LTx among 100 patients in a long-term follow-up of up to 17 years...
  62. ncbi Impact of HLA compatibilities after liver transplantation
    J M Langrehr
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2940-1. 2002
  63. ncbi C4d in acute rejection after liver transplantation--a valuable tool in differential diagnosis to hepatitis C recurrence
    M Schmeding
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 6:523-30. 2006
    ..Consequently C4d may be helpful to distinguish between acute rejection and reinfection after LTX for HCV...
  64. doi Recurrent intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: single-center experience using repeated hepatectomy and radiofrequency ablation
    Carsten Kamphues
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt Universitat, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:509-15. 2010
    ..Since no standard treatment has been established so far, the aim of this study was to assess the safety and efficacy of repeated liver resection and/or radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in selected cases with recurrent IHC...
  65. ncbi Liver transplantation for primary biliary cirrhosis: influence of primary immunosuppression on survival
    D A Jacob
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Humboldt University of Berlin, Charite Virchow Clinic, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 37:1691-2. 2005
    ..Liver transplantation is the only established curative therapy for end-stage primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). However, the influence of primary immunosuppression on long-term patient and graft survival is still controversial...
  66. ncbi Surgical complications and long-term outcome of different biliary reconstructions in liver transplantation for primary sclerosing cholangitis-choledochoduodenostomy versus choledochojejunostomy
    V Schmitz
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 6:379-85. 2006
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  67. ncbi Risk factors for the acquisition of hepatitis C
    A Bergk
    Department of Medicine, Charite Medical Center, Virchow Hospital, Medical School of the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 51:7-14. 2005
    ..This article aims to summarize recent advances in understanding transmission pathways and outlines future prevention strategies...
  68. ncbi Repeated steroid pulse therapies in HCV-positive liver recipients: significant risk factor for HCV-related graft loss
    M Bahra
    Department of Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 37:1700-2. 2005
    ..We retrospectively analyzed 232 patients after orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) for HCV cirrhosis to determine the influence of methylprednisolone pulse therapy on long-term outcome after OLT...
  69. doi Biocompatibility of prosthetic meshes in abdominal surgery
    Marcel Binnebösel
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Semin Immunopathol 33:235-43. 2011
    ..The most important properties of meshes were found to be the type of filament, tensile strength, and experimental data, which indicate that particularly the mesh's porosity is of outstanding importance...
  70. pmc Severe gastric variceal haemorrhage due to splenic artery thrombosis and consecutive arterial bypass
    Klaus T von Trotha
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Germany
    BMC Surg 11:14. 2011
    ..Those may also be held responsible for upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage...
  71. ncbi Microchimerism in patients after orthotopic liver transplantation: a prognostic indicator?
    Guido Junge
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, Charite Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1542-3. 2002
  72. ncbi Long-term graft acceptance after rat liver allograft transplantation induced by application of CTLA4-Ig and donor specific spleen cell administration
    U P Neumann
    Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1400-1. 2002
  73. pmc Initial diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis mimicking severe ulcerative colitis: a case report
    Sonja Timmermann
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Med Case Rep 7:141. 2013
    ..We describe the case of a woman with an unusual presentation of Wegener's granulomatosis...
  74. pmc Extended distal pancreatectomy with en bloc resection of the celiac axis for locally advanced pancreatic cancer: a case report and review of the literature
    Patrick H Alizai
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantat Surgery, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Case Report Med 2012:543167. 2012
    ..A preoperative embolization of the celiac axis may avoid ischemia-related complications of the stomach or the liver...
  75. ncbi Extended surgical resection for xanthogranulomatous cholecystitis mimicking advanced gallbladder carcinoma: A case report and review of literature
    Antonino Spinelli
    Department of Ge neral, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 12:2293-6. 2006
    ..Clinicians should include XGC among the possible differential diagnoses of masses in liver hilum...
  76. doi Diversion stoma after colorectal surgery: loop colostomy or ileostomy?
    Christian D Klink
    Department of Surgery, RWTH Aachen, University Hospital, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 26:431-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the outcome of loop transverse colostomy compared to loop ileostomy as a temporary defunctioning stoma following colorectal surgery with colorectal or coloanal anastomosis...
  77. doi Abdominal compartment syndrome in childhood: diagnostics, therapy and survival rate
    Gerhard Steinau
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:399-405. 2011
    ..The present study reports on 28 children with ACS to evaluate its potential role in the diagnosis, treatment and outcome of ACS...
  78. ncbi Surgical treatment of a leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava involving the hepatic and renal veins confluences: technical aspects
    A Spinelli
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 34:831-5. 2008