N Rayes

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy versus hemithyroidectomy plus subtotal resection (Dunhill procedure) for benign goiter: long-term results of a prospective, randomized study
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg 37:84-90. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effect of pre- and probiotics on liver regeneration after resection: a randomised, double-blind pilot study
    N Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Benef Microbes 3:237-44. 2012
  3. pmc Effect of enteral nutrition and synbiotics on bacterial infection rates after pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Surg 246:36-41. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of human cytomegalovirus, HHV-6 and HHV-7 infection in kidney transplant recipients by molecular methods to predict HCMV disease after transplantation: a prospective study
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General Surgery, Charite Universitätsmedizin Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin
    Ann Transplant 10:23-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Supply of pre- and probiotics reduces bacterial infection rates after liver transplantation--a randomized, double-blind trial
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 5:125-30. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Prebiotics, probiotics, synbiotics in surgery--are they only trendy, truly effective or even dangerous?
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Clinic, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:547-55. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Long-term results of subtotal vs total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in kidney transplant recipients
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Clinic, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13344 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Surg 143:756-61; discussion 761. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Early enteral supply of lactobacillus and fiber versus selective bowel decontamination: a controlled trial in liver transplant recipients
    Nada Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 74:123-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint [Influence of probiotics and fibre on the incidence of bacterial infections following major abdominal surgery - results of a prospective trial]
    N Rayes
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz l, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:869-76. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of cytomegalovirus infection in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant recipients without ganciclovir prophylaxis
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 20:974-81. 2007

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Bilateral subtotal thyroidectomy versus hemithyroidectomy plus subtotal resection (Dunhill procedure) for benign goiter: long-term results of a prospective, randomized study
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg 37:84-90. 2013
    ..We performed a prospective, randomized trial to compare the Dunhill operation (DO) and BST for benign goiters...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of pre- and probiotics on liver regeneration after resection: a randomised, double-blind pilot study
    N Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Benef Microbes 3:237-44. 2012
    ..Synbiotics might be able to increase liver function capacity in patients after liver resection, but patient numbers were too small and the clinical courses too heterogeneous to draw any definite conclusions...
  3. pmc Effect of enteral nutrition and synbiotics on bacterial infection rates after pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy: a randomized, double-blind trial
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Surg 246:36-41. 2007
    ..Patients undergoing pancreas resection carry several risk factors for nosocomial bacterial infections. Pre- and probiotics (synbiotics) are potentially useful for prevention of these infections...
  4. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of human cytomegalovirus, HHV-6 and HHV-7 infection in kidney transplant recipients by molecular methods to predict HCMV disease after transplantation: a prospective study
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General Surgery, Charite Universitätsmedizin Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin
    Ann Transplant 10:23-8. 2005
    ..Recently, highly sensitive molecular assays to detect HCMV, HHV-6 and HHV-7 have been developed but their ability to detect patients at high risk for disease is unclear...
  5. ncbi request reprint Supply of pre- and probiotics reduces bacterial infection rates after liver transplantation--a randomized, double-blind trial
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 5:125-30. 2005
    ..Early enteral nutrition supplemented with a mixture of LAB and fibers reduces bacterial infection rates following liver transplantation. Treatment with only fibers led to a low incidence of severe infections...
  6. doi request reprint Prebiotics, probiotics, synbiotics in surgery--are they only trendy, truly effective or even dangerous?
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Clinic, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:547-55. 2009
    ..The aim of this article was to review all available experience with pro- and prebiotics in surgical trials...
  7. doi request reprint Long-term results of subtotal vs total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in kidney transplant recipients
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Clinic, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13344 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Surg 143:756-61; discussion 761. 2008
    ..Total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in kidney transplant recipients leads to reduced recurrence rates and similar improvement of clinical symptoms compared with subtotal parathyroidectomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Early enteral supply of lactobacillus and fiber versus selective bowel decontamination: a controlled trial in liver transplant recipients
    Nada Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 74:123-7. 2002
    ..Early enteral nutrition with solutions containing prebiotics (fiber) and probiotics (Lactobacillus) is suggested to reduce bacterial translocation and minimize the incidence of infections after liver transplantation...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Influence of probiotics and fibre on the incidence of bacterial infections following major abdominal surgery - results of a prospective trial]
    N Rayes
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz l, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:869-76. 2002
    ..Early enteral nutrition with fibre and probiotics has been effective in preventing bacterial translocation and is therefore expected to reduce the incidence of postoperative bacterial infections...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of cytomegalovirus infection in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplant recipients without ganciclovir prophylaxis
    Nada Rayes
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 20:974-81. 2007
    ..Preemptive therapy seems to be safe and effective in SPK recipients, but as the present study was retrospective, prospective randomized studies are needed to confirm our results...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occurrence and clinical outcome of lamivudine-resistant hepatitis B infection after liver transplantation
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 7:976-82. 2001
    ..The combination of different antivirals diminished viral replication after lamivudine resistance. In the future, new antiviral agents, such as adefovir, might further expand therapeutic options...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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
  13. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized trial to assess the value of preemptive oral therapy for CMV infection following liver transplantation
    N Rayes
    Department of Surgery, , Augustenburger Platz 1, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 72:881-5. 2001
    ..Therefore, pp65-antigenemia is of limited value in deciding on the timing and need for ganciclovir therapy after liver transplantation...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Therapy of recurrent hepatitis B infection after liver transplantation. A retrospective analysis of 200 liver transplantations based on hepatitis B associated liver diseases]
    D Seehofer
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Z Gastroenterol 38:773-83. 2000
    ..The result was a inferior graft survival. In the present retrospective analysis of the efficacy of hepatitis B therapy after liver transplantation was analysed retrospectively...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preoperative antiviral treatment and postoperative prophylaxis in HBV-DNA positive patients undergoing liver transplantation
    D Seehofer
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, , Augustenburger Platz 1, D-13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 72:1381-5. 2001
    ..Whether the observed effect is due to pre- or postoperative application remains to be addressed in further studies. In addition the long-term course has to be awaited...
  16. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppression following intestinal transplantation
    A R Mueller
    Department of Surgery, University of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Transplant Proc 36:325-8. 2004
    ..Immunosuppression-associated complications, including infections, were in an acceptable range. However, even late after transplantation, reduction in immunosuppression may lead to severe rejection without major clinical symptoms...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparison of famciclovir and lamivudine in the long-term treatment of hepatitis B infection after liver transplantation
    N Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Transplantation 71:96-101. 2001
    ..The antiviral capacity of lamivudine is superior even after pretreatment with famciclovir but after prolonged treatment viral breakthrough is often observed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive management following small bowel transplantation
    Andrea Raffaella Mueller
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Clinic, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1894-6. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation in hepatitis B patients with preoperative resistance formation during lamivudine treatment
    D Seehofer
    Department of General Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2274-5. 2002
  20. ncbi request reprint [Surgical procedures and risk factors in therapy of benign multinodular goiter. A statistical comparison of the incidence of complications]
    T Steinmuller
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Medizinische Fakultat, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
    Chirurg 72:1453-7. 2001
    ..The best surgical approach for bilateral resections in the therapy of benign multinodular goiter is still controversial...
  21. ncbi request reprint Combination prophylaxis with Hepatitis B immunoglobulin and lamivudine after liver transplantation minimizes HBV recurrence rates unless evolution of pretransplant lamivudine resistance
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:795-9. 2002
    ..Due to viral escape mutations recurrence still occurs, but recently a combination prophylaxis with hepatitis B immunoglobuline plus lamivudine is evaluated in transplant centers in terms of a further reduction of recurrence rates...
  22. ncbi request reprint Minimal impact of CMV infection on long-term survival after liver transplantation
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2272-3. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative measurement of intact parathyroid hormone in renal hyperparathyroidism by an inexpensive routine assay
    D Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 386:440-3. 2001
    ..However, the half-life was not influenced by renal function. The availability of a quick, inexpensive, routine iPTH test might expand its use to renal hyperparathyroidism, specifically for surgical decisions in problem cases...
  24. ncbi request reprint Recurrence-free survival after liver transplantation for small hepatocellular carcinoma
    W O Bechstein
    Department of Surgery, Virchow Clinic, Medical Faculty of the Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
    Transpl Int 11:S189-92. 1998
    ..In conclusion, potential cure may be achieved in more than 50% of all transplanted patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Increasing applicability of liver transplantation for patients with hepatitis B-related liver disease
    Thomas Steinmuller
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Hepatology 35:1528-35. 2002
    ..Based on our experience, hepatitis B patients, including those with active viral replication, should not be excluded from liver transplantation...
  26. doi request reprint Curcumin attenuates oxidative stress and inflammatory response in the early phase after partial hepatectomy with simultaneous intraabdominal infection in rats
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 159:497-502. 2010
    ..Moreover, it has strong anti-inflammatory effects. In the present study we assessed its effect in a model of liver regeneration impaired by bacterial infections...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intraabdominal bacterial infections significantly alter regeneration and function of the liver in a rat model of major hepatectomy
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:273-84. 2007
    ..No systematic investigations of interactions of postoperative infections and liver regeneration after resection are available...
  28. doi request reprint 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Incidental parathyroid adenoma mimicking tumor recurrence in a patient with follicular thyroid carcinoma
    Juri Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Germany
    Clin Nucl Med 31:74-6. 2006
    ..However, postoperative histopathology revealed a parathyroid adenoma...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of thyroid nodules and carcinomas in patients operated on for renal hyperparathyroidism: experience with 339 consecutive patients and review of the literature
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin D 13353, Germany
    World J Surg 29:1180-4. 2005
    ..The clinical significance of these tumors remains unclear because all incidental tumors were small. However, if easily and safely feasible, relevant thyroid nodules should be removed during parathyroid surgery...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of intact parathyroid hormone measurement during surgery for renal hyperparathyroidism
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 390:222-9. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Early enteral supply of fiber and Lactobacilli versus conventional nutrition: a controlled trial in patients with major abdominal surgery
    Nada Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Augustenberger Platz 1, 13355 Berlin, Germany
    Nutrition 18:609-15. 2002
    ..Early enteral nutrition with fiber-containing solutions plus Lactobacillus may reduce bacterial translocation and minimize the incidence of infections after surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quantitation of cytomegalovirus (hCMV) DNA and beta-actin DNA by duplex real-time fluorescence PCR in solid organ (liver) transplant recipients
    Joachim Hänfler
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, Humboldt University Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 192:197-204. 2003
    ..We conclude that with the presented method the reliability of hCMV quantitation via real-time PCR can be substantially increased and may be used to monitor hCMV kinetics in vivo...
  37. ncbi request reprint Probiotics partly reverse increased bacterial translocation after simultaneous liver resection and colonic anastomosis in rats
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 117:262-71. 2004
    ..Bacterial translocation is one important cause of nosocomial infections following major abdominal surgery. Oral administration of probiotics has been proposed to diminish bacterial translocation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pituitary function test and endocrine status in patient with cirrhosis of the liver before and after hepatic transplantation
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin
    Ann Transplant 7:32-7. 2002
    ..We therefore performed extensive endocrine studies including a global pituitary stimulation test before and after liver transplantation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis and treatment of hepatitis B recurrence after liver transplantation in the antiviral era
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Charité Campus Virchov, Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 1:307-18. 2003
    ..In addition, due to the high costs of hepatitis B immunoglobulin alternatives such as prophylaxis with nucleoside analogs or vaccination are increasingly being investigated...
  40. ncbi request reprint John M. Kinney International Award for Nutrition and Metabolism. Lactobacilli and fibers--a strong couple against bacterial infections in patients with major abdominal surgery
    Nada Rayes
    Department of Surgery, Charite Virchow, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Nutrition 20:579-80. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the clinical utility of different methods for the detection of human cytomegalovirus disease after liver transplantation
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Am J Transplant 4:1331-7. 2004
    ..Compared with general prophylaxis, symptom-triggered or preemptive treatment based on one of these assays might reduce the costs and also the danger of ganciclovir resistance...
  42. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid hormone venous sampling before reoperative surgery in renal hyperparathyroidism: comparison with noninvasive localization procedures and review of the literature
    Daniel Seehofer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow, Humboldt University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Surg 139:1331-8. 2004
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint [Motherhood and fatherhood after liver transplantation]
    R Raakow
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Charite, Campus Virchow Klinikum der Humboldt Universität Berlin
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 124:715-20. 1999
    ..As a result, more and more of the often still relatively young transplant recipients inquire about the possible risks to a child procreated after transplantation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Clinical small bowel transplantation: focus on mucosal barrier function
    A R Mueller
    Department of Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow Clinic, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:926-8. 2002
  45. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival and predictors of relapse after orthotopic liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease
    Robert Pfitzmann
    Department of Surgery, Charite Campus Virchow Klinikum, University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Liver Transpl 13:197-205. 2007
    ..In conclusion, abusive drinking after OLT is associated with poor long-term survival. Analysis of risk factors may help to identify patients with a high risk for recurrent alcohol abuse after OLT...
  46. ncbi request reprint Impact of image fusion and attenuation correction by SPECT-CT on the scintigraphic detection of parathyroid adenomas
    J Ruf
    Klinik fur Strahlenheilkunde, Campus Virchow Klinikum, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin
    Nuklearmedizin 46:15-21. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the use of a hybrid SPECT-CT device concerning image fusion and attenuation correction (AC)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus in liver transplant recipients: there are many ways to Rome
    Nada Rayes
    Liver Transpl 12:326. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Probiotic and prebiotic influence beyond the intestinal tract
    Irene Lenoir-Wijnkoop
    Danone Research, RD 128, Palaiseau, France
    Nutr Rev 65:469-89. 2007
    ..These observations, among others, suggest a broader spectrum of influence than commonly considered for these unique substances...