Alexander Meining

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Affiliation: Klinikum rechts der Isar
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of gastroesophageal reflux disease in primary care: results of a survey in 2 areas in Germany
    A Meining
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:15-20. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Microcirculation of subepithelial gastric tumors using contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    K Stock
    II Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar der TU Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 45:225-32. 2010
  3. doi request reprint NOTES in Europe: summary of the working group reports of the 2012 EURO-NOTES meeting
    A Meining
    Medical Department II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 45:214-7. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Lower esophageal sphincter pressure in patients with gastroesophageal reflux diseases and posture and time patterns
    A Meining
    Department of Medicine, Klinikum Innenstadt, University of Munich, Germany
    Dis Esophagus 17:155-8. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for unfavorable outcomes after endoscopic removal of submucosal invasive colorectal tumors
    Alexander Meining
    Department of Gastroenterology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:590-4. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Confocal fluorescence microscopy for detection of gastric angiodysplasia
    A Meining
    II Department of Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:E145. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) in Europe: summary of the working group reports of the Euro-NOTES meeting 2010
    A Meining
    Department of Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 43:140-3. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and therapy of weakly-acid/non-acidic gastroesophageal reflux disease]
    A Meining
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Munchen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:2266-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Development, standardization, and evaluation of NOTES cholecystectomy using a transsigmoid approach in the porcine model: an acute feasibility study
    A Meining
    Second Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:860-4. 2007
  10. doi request reprint "Eye-tracking" for assessment of image perception in gastrointestinal endoscopy with narrow-band imaging compared with white-light endoscopy
    A Meining
    II Medical Department, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 42:652-5. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Management of gastroesophageal reflux disease in primary care: results of a survey in 2 areas in Germany
    A Meining
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:15-20. 2002
    ..The aim of the present survey was to interview private-practice physicians on their personal opinions concerning the management of GERD...
  2. doi request reprint Microcirculation of subepithelial gastric tumors using contrast-enhanced ultrasound
    K Stock
    II Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar der TU Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Clin Hemorheol Microcirc 45:225-32. 2010
    ..We investigated these rare tumors using transabdominal B-mode ultrasound and performed perfusion analysis of these tumors with contrast enhanced ultrasound...
  3. doi request reprint NOTES in Europe: summary of the working group reports of the 2012 EURO-NOTES meeting
    A Meining
    Medical Department II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 45:214-7. 2013
    ..This review summarizes consensus statements of the working groups...
  4. ncbi request reprint Lower esophageal sphincter pressure in patients with gastroesophageal reflux diseases and posture and time patterns
    A Meining
    Department of Medicine, Klinikum Innenstadt, University of Munich, Germany
    Dis Esophagus 17:155-8. 2004
    ..Alternatively, it may be concluded that stationary pull-through manometry is inadequate for determining the cause of gastroesophageal reflux disease and is therefore of limited use in its routine diagnosis...
  5. doi request reprint Risk factors for unfavorable outcomes after endoscopic removal of submucosal invasive colorectal tumors
    Alexander Meining
    Department of Gastroenterology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 9:590-4. 2011
    ..However, there are sparse data on the outcome of high-risk patients treated only by endoscopy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Confocal fluorescence microscopy for detection of gastric angiodysplasia
    A Meining
    II Department of Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:E145. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) in Europe: summary of the working group reports of the Euro-NOTES meeting 2010
    A Meining
    Department of Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 43:140-3. 2011
    ..This review summarizes consensus statements of the working groups to give an overview of what has been achieved so far and what might be relevant for research related to NOTES in the near future...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Diagnosis and therapy of weakly-acid/non-acidic gastroesophageal reflux disease]
    A Meining
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Munchen
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 130:2266-9. 2005
    ..In the course of clinical studies the therapeutic spectrum (i. e. modification of the medical therapy, endoscopic anti-reflux procedures or surgical therapy) has to be tested...
  9. ncbi request reprint Development, standardization, and evaluation of NOTES cholecystectomy using a transsigmoid approach in the porcine model: an acute feasibility study
    A Meining
    Second Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:860-4. 2007
    ..In the present study we therefore aimed to further evaluate and optimize a transsigmoid approach for cholecystectomy with minimal transabdominal assistance in the porcine model...
  10. doi request reprint "Eye-tracking" for assessment of image perception in gastrointestinal endoscopy with narrow-band imaging compared with white-light endoscopy
    A Meining
    II Medical Department, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 42:652-5. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate perception of images by NBI and corresponding standard white-light-endoscopy (WLE) using a computer-guided eye-tracking system...
  11. ncbi request reprint Argon plasma ablation of gastric inlet patches in the cervical esophagus may alleviate globus sensation: a pilot trial
    A Meining
    Department of Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 38:566-70. 2006
    ..There have been no reports, however, on whether ablation of heterotopic mucosa in the cervical esophagus leads to improvement of chronic globus sensation...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of sedation on the quality of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: an investigator-blinded, randomized study comparing propofol with midazolam
    A Meining
    Medical Department II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:345-9. 2007
    ..Sedation with propofol is associated with a high acceptance rate in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. So far, however, there are no valid data on whether the use of propofol can increase the general quality of the endoscopic examination...
  13. ncbi request reprint In vivo histopathology for detection of gastrointestinal neoplasia with a portable, confocal miniprobe: an examiner blinded analysis
    Alexander Meining
    II Department of Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:1261-7. 2007
    ..Recently, a portable confocal miniprobe has been developed. Our aim was to evaluate the potential benefit of CFM for detection of gastrointestinal neoplasia...
  14. doi request reprint [Natural orifices transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) in Germany: summary of the working group reports of the "D-NOTES meeting 2009"]
    A Meining
    Die Institutsangaben sind am Ende des Beitrags gelistet
    Z Gastroenterol 47:1160-7. 2009
    ..Furthermore, participants agreed on terminological basics. A to-do-list for medical engineering was formulated...
  15. doi request reprint Confocal endomicroscopy
    Alexander Meining
    Department of Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Ismaningerstr 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 19:629-35. 2009
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Needle-based confocal endomicroscopy for in vivo histology of intra-abdominal organs: first results in a porcine model (with videos)
    Valentin Becker
    II Medical Department, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, D 81675 Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:1260-6. 2010
    ..Recently, a prototype of a new confocal miniprobe has been developed that is small enough to be introduced through a 22-gauge puncture needle...
  17. doi request reprint Argon plasma coagulation of cervical heterotopic gastric mucosa as an alternative treatment for globus sensations
    Monther Bajbouj
    II Medical Clinic, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastroenterology 137:440-4. 2009
    ..We investigated the efficacy of this therapy in a randomized, controlled multicenter trial...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of transgastric access techniques for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
    Stefan von Delius
    2nd Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:940-7. 2008
    ..Different transgastric access techniques for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) have been described...
  19. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of endoscopic and/or percutaneous transhepatic therapy in patients with biliary stricture after orthotopic liver transplantation
    Andreas Weber
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Gastroenterol 44:1195-202. 2009
    ..Biliary strictures are a serious complication after liver transplantation. Endoscopic and percutaneous transhepatic procedures have gained an increasing potential for the management of this problem...
  20. doi request reprint Combined laparoscopic-endoscopic resections of colorectal polyps: 10-year experience and follow-up
    Dirk Wilhelm
    Working Group for Minimally Invasive Therapy and Intervention, Technische Universitat Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Ismaninger Str 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
    Surg Endosc 23:688-93. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the resection of such lesions by the use of combined laparoscopic-endoscopic resections (CLER)...
  21. doi request reprint Validation of the X-Vision ERCP Training System and technical challenges during early training of sphincterotomy
    Stefan von Delius
    2nd Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:389-96. 2009
    ..This study aimed to establish construct validity by investigating whether the X-Vision ERCP Training System could distinguish experienced endoscopists from beginners and to reveal characteristic mistakes during sphincterotomy...
  22. doi request reprint Intravenous application of fluorescein for confocal laser scanning microscopy: evaluation of contrast dynamics and image quality with increasing injection-to-imaging time
    Valentin Becker
    II Medical Department Internal Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:319-23. 2008
    ..The most commonly used fluorophore is fluorescein sodium given intravenously. However, so far, there are no objective data on contrast dynamics and image quality over time after injection of the substance...
  23. doi request reprint Carbon dioxide versus room air for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) and comparison with standard laparoscopic pneumoperitoneum
    Stefan von Delius
    2nd Medical Department, Technische Universitat Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:161-9, 169.e1-2. 2010
    ..Most studies investigating natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) have used room air, whereas carbon dioxide (CO(2)) is traditionally preferred for laparoscopic insufflation...
  24. pmc Endoscopic stent therapy in patients with chronic pancreatitis: a 5-year follow-up study
    Andreas Weber
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 19:715-20. 2013
    ..This study analyzed clinical long-term outcomes after endoscopic therapy, including the incidence and treatment of relapse...
  25. pmc Endoscopic transpapillary brush cytology and forceps biopsy in patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma
    Andreas Weber
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Ismaningerstrasse 22, Munchen 81675, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1097-101. 2008
    ..To evaluate the sensitivity of brush cytology and forceps biopsy in a homogeneous patient group with hilar cholangiocarcinoma...
  26. ncbi request reprint High-resolution miniprobe-based confocal microscopy in combination with video mosaicing (with video)
    Valentin Becker
    II Department of Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:1001-7. 2007
    ..A new portable confocal laser microscopy system has recently been developed...
  27. doi request reprint High-dose esomeprazole for treatment of symptomatic refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease--a prospective pH-metry/impedance-controlled study
    Monther Bajbouj
    Second Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Digestion 80:112-8. 2009
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The mechatronic support system "HVSPS" and the way to NOTES
    Salman Can
    Research Group MITI, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat, Munich, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 17:341-5. 2008
    ..However, before these mechatronic support systems can be used under clinical conditions, required human machine interface and extended intelligence have to be solved...
  29. doi request reprint Detection of cholangiocarcinoma in vivo using miniprobe-based confocal fluorescence microscopy
    Alexander Meining
    Department of Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:1057-60. 2008
    ..The preoperative diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma is associated with a low sensitivity. To overcome this limitation, a new imaging modality was evaluated to detect neoplasia in vivo in the biliary tract...
  30. pmc In vivo diagnosis of murine pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia and early-stage pancreatic cancer by molecular imaging
    Stefan Eser
    II Medizinische Klinik, Technische Universitat Munchen, 81675 Munich, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:9945-50. 2011
    ..Translation of this endoscopic technique into the clinic should tremendously improve detection of pancreatic neoplasia, thus reforming management of patients at risk for PDAC...
  31. doi request reprint Auditory evoked potentials compared with bispectral index for monitoring of midazolam and propofol sedation during colonoscopy
    Stefan von Delius
    12nd Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:318-25. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare Bispectral index (BIS) and A-line auditory evoked potential index (AAI) for monitoring depth of low-dose midazolam and propofol sedation during colonoscopy...
  32. doi request reprint Capnographic monitoring reduces the incidence of arterial oxygen desaturation and hypoxemia during propofol sedation for colonoscopy: a randomized, controlled study (ColoCap Study)
    Analena Beitz
    Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 107:1205-12. 2012
    ..The aim of this randomized study was to determine whether intervention based on additional capnographic monitoring reduces the incidence of arterial oxygen desaturation during propofol sedation for colonoscopy...
  33. doi request reprint Optimal fluorescein dose for intravenous application in miniprobe-based confocal laser scanning microscopy in pigs
    Valentin Becker
    2nd Department of Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Ismaningerstr 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
    J Biophotonics 4:108-13. 2011
    ..55) to the highest concentration (10%; SNR 9.11, range 3.18). Subjective evaluation demonstrated best image quality with fluorescein concentration of 5%. In conclusion, pCLE shows best results using single injection of IV fluorescein 5%...
  34. doi request reprint A new instrument for endoscopic submucosal dissection (with videos)
    Alexander Meining
    Second Medical Department, Institute for Minimal Invasive Interventions and Technologies, Institute of Micro Technology and Medical Device Technology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 77:654-7. 2013
    ..Furthermore, use of multiple instruments is often mandatory for performing various steps associated with the procedure...
  35. doi request reprint Set of instruments for innovative, safe and sterile sigmoid access for natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
    Salman Can
    Workgroup MITI, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Biomed Tech (Berl) 53:185-9. 2008
    ..The suitability of the instruments for use in the human anatomy was confirmed by a cadaveric study...
  36. doi request reprint ELITE--the ex vivo training unit for NOTES: development and validation
    Adam Fiolka
    Research Group MITI, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität Munich, Ismaninger Strasse 22, Munich, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 19:281-6. 2010
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Transpancreatic precut sphincterotomy for cannulation of inaccessible common bile duct: a safe and successful technique
    Andreas Weber
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Pancreas 36:187-91. 2008
    ..In the current study, we evaluated success and complication rates of a wire-guided transpancreatic precut technique at our hospital...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic stent therapy for patients with chronic pancreatitis: results from a prospective follow-up study
    Andreas Weber
    From the II Medizinische Klinik and Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Pancreas 34:287-94. 2007
    ..The current prospective study investigated clinical success in 19 patients after initial endoscopic retrograde pancreaticography and relapse rates during a 2-year follow-up period...
  39. ncbi request reprint Notes: technical aspects - hype or hope?
    Hubertus Feussner
    Department of Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar der TUM, Munchen, Germany
    Surg Technol Int 18:26-35. 2009
    ..Whether "pure NOTES" or hybrid procedures only, surgery will take another step forward toward a less-invasive discipline...
  40. ncbi request reprint Combined pH-metry/impedance monitoring increases the diagnostic yield in patients with atypical gastroesophageal reflux symptoms
    Monther Bajbouj
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    Digestion 76:223-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate whether combined pH-metry and multichannel intraluminal impedance monitoring increases the diagnostic yield...
  41. doi request reprint Endoscopic imaging of angiogenesis in vivo
    Alexander Meining
    Department of Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastroenterology 134:915-8. 2008
  42. ncbi request reprint In vivo histopathology of lymphocytic colitis
    Alexander Meining
    II Medical Department, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:398-99, discussion 400. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of pneumoperitoneum on hemodynamics and inspiratory pressures during natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES): an experimental, controlled study in an acute porcine model
    S von Delius
    2nd Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:854-61. 2007
    ..This experimental study assessed the effect of pneumoperitoneum induced by endoscope air pump on hemodynamics and inspiratory pressures during transgastric peritoneoscopy...
  44. pmc Treatment of achalasia: the short-term response to botulinum toxin injection seems to be independent of any kind of pretreatment
    M Storr
    Department of Internal Medicine II Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    BMC Gastroenterol 2:19. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology and pharmacological treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M Storr
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Dig Dis 18:93-102. 2000
    ..The following article gives an overview regarding current concepts of the pathophysiology and pharmacological treatment of GERD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial: persistent gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms despite standard therapy with proton pump inhibitors - a follow-up study of intraluminal-impedance guided therapy
    V Becker
    II Medical Department Internal Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1355-60. 2007
    ..Combined pH/impedance monitoring (pH/MII) enables detection of reflux episodes. Aim To identify patients with objective episodes of persistent reflux and second, to evaluate the effect of modified therapy based on the results of pH/MII...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomic issues of the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M Storr
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 2:1099-108. 2001
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Loss of p53 in enterocytes generates an inflammatory microenvironment enabling invasion and lymph node metastasis of carcinogen-induced colorectal tumors
    Sarah Schwitalla
    Institute of Molecular Immunology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Cancer Cell 23:93-106. 2013
    ..Thus, we propose a p53-controlled tumor-suppressive function that is independent of its well-established role in cell-cycle regulation, apoptosis, and senescence...
  49. doi request reprint Highly sensitive detection of early-stage pancreatic cancer by multimodal near-infrared molecular imaging in living mice
    Johannes von Burstin
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Int J Cancer 123:2138-47. 2008
    ..Translation of this approach to the clinic could significantly improve endoscopic and laparoscopic detection of early-stage pancreatic cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint An innovative, safe and sterile sigmoid access (ISSA) for NOTES
    D Wilhelm
    Department of Surgery, Klinikum r d Isar, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:401-6. 2007
    ..In this article we describe an innovative method for a transcolonic procedure, which might represent the next step forward in NOTES...
  51. ncbi request reprint Transgastric in vivo histology in the peritoneal cavity using miniprobe-based confocal fluorescence microscopy in an acute porcine model
    S von Delius
    2nd Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:407-11. 2007
    ..In this study we therefore aimed to assess the feasibility of miniprobe-based confocal fluorescence microscopy during transgastric endoscopy in an acute porcine model...
  52. doi request reprint Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: cardiopulmonary safety of transesophageal mediastinoscopy
    S von Delius
    Medizinische Klinik II, Technische Universitat Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 42:405-12. 2010
    ..The aim of the current study was to assess cardiopulmonary changes during transesophageal mediastinoscopy in an acute porcine model...
  53. doi request reprint The "ELITE" model: construct validation of a new training system for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)
    S Gillen
    Department of Surgery, Technische Universitat Munchen, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 41:395-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess its usefulness for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) procedures...
  54. ncbi request reprint Changes in intra-abdominal pressure, hemodynamics, and peak inspiratory pressure during gastroscopy in a porcine model
    S von Delius
    2nd Medical Department, Technical University of Munich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 39:962-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this experimental study was to assess the effect of gastric insufflation on intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) and associated hemodynamic and respiratory changes during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy...
  55. ncbi request reprint Capsule endoscopy versus standard tests in influencing management of obscure digestive bleeding: results from a German multicenter trial
    Bruno Neu
    Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1736-42. 2005
    ..Capsule endoscopy (CE) is a new modality for obscure digestive bleeding (OBD), but little is known about its influence on management and outcome...
  56. doi request reprint Endoscopic video manifolds for targeted optical biopsy
    Selen Atasoy
    Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 31:637-53. 2012
    ..Final experiments evaluating the complete framework demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed method as a promising step for assisting the endoscopic expert in retargeting the optical biopsy sites...
  57. doi request reprint Direct visualization of indeterminate pancreaticobiliary strictures with probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy: a multicenter experience
    Alexander Meining
    II Medical Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:961-8. 2011
    ..Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) enables real-time microscopic visualization of strictures during an ongoing ERCP...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis of contrast material-induced nephropathy in patients in intensive care: acetylcysteine, theophylline, or both? A randomized study
    Wolfgang Huber
    II Medizinische Klinik, Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie, Universitaetsklinik Tuebingen, Kinderkardiologie, Munich, Germany
    Radiology 239:793-804. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint ERCP or EUS for tissue diagnosis of biliary strictures? A prospective comparative study
    Thomas Rosch
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Department of Pathology, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:390-6. 2004
    ..This prospective study compared these two modalities for the first time in the diagnosis of indeterminate biliary strictures and pancreatic tumors...
  60. ncbi request reprint A prospective multicenter clinical and endoscopic follow-up study of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M Bajbouj
    Department of Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich
    Z Gastroenterol 43:1303-7. 2005
    ..There is also an ongoing debate on the natural history of its various manifestations, i.e., non-erosive reflux disease (NERD) vs. erosive reflux disease (ERD) vs. Barrett's esophagus (BE)...
  61. doi request reprint Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy compared with standard four-quadrant biopsy for evaluation of neoplasia in Barrett's esophagus
    M Bajbouj
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Endoscopy 42:435-40. 2010
    ..We assessed the ability of probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) to replace biopsy in the endoscopic evaluation of patients with Barrett's esophagus in a prospective and controlled setting...
  62. doi request reprint Confocal laser scanning fluorescence microscopy for in vivo determination of microvessel density in Barrett's esophagus
    V Becker
    Department of Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 40:888-91. 2008
    ..We aimed therefore to use this new promising imaging tool for the evaluation of MVD in Barrett's esophagus and associated neoplasia...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comparative classification and grading of Helicobacter pylori gastritis in patients with gastric cancer and patients with functional dyspepsia
    A Meining
    Medical Dept, Klinikum Innenstadt, University of Munich, Germany
    Scand J Gastroenterol 38:707-11. 2003
    ..pylori gastritis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of the gastric cancer risk index based on a large number of patients compared with dyspeptic controls...
  64. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intra-observer variability of magnification chromoendoscopy for detecting specialized intestinal metaplasia at the gastroesophageal junction
    A Meining
    Department of Medicine, City Center Hospital University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 36:160-4. 2004
    ..So far, however, no data have been published on the interobserver and intra-observer variability of these new methods...
  65. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic management and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M Storr
    Department of Internal Medicine II Standort Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Dis Esophagus 17:197-204. 2004
    ..This article gives an overview of the pharmacological management of GERD and focuses on the differential therapy of endoscopy-negative GERD, GERD with esophagitis and maintenance therapy...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Functional dyspepsia]
    V Becker
    II Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:47-9. 2007
    ..To date, no pathophysiological explanation for such complaints is available, and treatment is purely symptomatic, for example, administration of a proton pump inhibitor or a prokinetic drug, or even psychotherapy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of colorectal adenomas in women with breast cancer
    Thomas Ochsenkuhn
    Department of Medicine II, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Digestion 72:150-5. 2005
    ....
  68. doi request reprint Simultaneous use of laparoscopy and endoscopy for minimally invasive resection of gastric subepithelial masses - analysis of 93 interventions
    D Wilhelm
    Department of Surgery, Klinikum r d Isar, Technical University Munich, Ismaninger Str 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
    World J Surg 32:1021-8. 2008
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Close correlation of intestinal metaplasia and corpus gastritis in patients infected with Helicobacter pylori
    A Meining
    Medizinische Klinik Innenstadt, University of Munich, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 40:557-60. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether other diffuse gastritis markers such as H. pylori gastritis in the corpus correlate with the presence of intestinal metaplasia and gastric carcinoma...
  70. ncbi request reprint Atrophy-metaplasia-dysplasia-carcinoma sequence in the stomach: a reality or merely an hypothesis?
    A Meining
    Medizinische Klinik II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Ismaninger Strasse 22, 81675 Munchen, Germany
    Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol 15:983-98. 2001
    ..However, eradication of H. pylori does lead to the normalization of changes that can lead to mutations of the stem cells of the gastric mucosa (free radicals, nitric oxide, cell proliferation and vitamin C secretion)...
  71. pmc Biopsy surveillance is still necessary in patients with Barrett's oesophagus despite new endoscopic imaging techniques
    K Egger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gut 52:18-23. 2003
    ..We assessed their sensitivity and specificity compared with the standard approach-that is, endoscopy with 4QB-in the surveillance of a mixed BO population...
  72. ncbi request reprint A prospective comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of ERCP, MRCP, CT, and EUS in biliary strictures
    Thomas Rosch
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:870-6. 2002
    ..This study evaluated magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) as a new procedure in comparison with the established methods of diagnosis including ERCP or percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC), CT, and EUS...
  73. doi request reprint True adenomas of the cardia: a case series of 3 patients
    M Bajbouj
    2nd Medical Department, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
    Digestion 77:65-7. 2008
    ..True adenomas of the cardia appear to be extremely rare lesions. There are no data on the natural history and histopathological background of these lesions. We report 3 patients with true adenomas of the cardia...
  74. pmc You get what you expect? A critical appraisal of imaging methodology in endosonographic cancer staging
    A Meining
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Gut 50:599-603. 2002
    ..Using the example of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), this study aimed to elucidate one of the factors possibly concerned--namely, the extent to which the examiners are adequately blinded...
  75. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy in a patient with chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction and massive dilation of the colon
    H Einwächter
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Endoscopy 38:547. 2006
  76. pmc Features of gastritis predisposing to gastric adenoma and early gastric cancer
    A Meining
    Medical Department, University of Munich, 0 80336 Munich, Germany
    J Clin Pathol 55:770-3. 2002
    ..Therefore, this study was designed to investigate the patterns of gastritis in these three groups of patients...
  77. doi request reprint Critical reappraisal of current surveillance strategies for Barrett's esophagus: analysis of a large German Barrett's database
    B H A Von Rahden
    Department of Surgery, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Dis Esophagus 21:685-9. 2008
    ..In patients with repeatedly proven non-neoplastic BE, elongation of the follow-up intervals to the upper limit of current guidelines, that is, 5 years, might be justified...
  78. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic measurement of Barrett's esophagus length is unreliable - a prospective comparative biopsy study
    K Egger
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Z Gastroenterol 42:499-504. 2004
    ..Little, however, is known about the extent to which the endoscopic assessment of BE length and area correlates with the histopathological confirmation of BE epithelium...
  79. ncbi request reprint The presence of immunoglobulins in the gastric juice of patients infected with Helicobacter pylori is related to a reduced secretion of acid
    Alexander Meining
    Department of Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany
    Helicobacter 7:67-70. 2002
    ..In theory, since acid is known to denature immunoglobulins, this antibacterial activity of PPI may be due to a reduction in the acid output favouring humoral immunity...
  80. ncbi request reprint Expression of EpCam and villin in Barrett's esophagus and in gastric cardia
    Mario Anders
    Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Charité Medical School Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany
    Dis Markers 24:287-92. 2008
    ..Determination of these proteins does not allow discrimination between different degrees of neoplasia or between esophageal intestinal metaplasia and cardiac mucosa...