Silvio Nadalin

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Protocol TOP-Study (tacrolimus organ perfusion): a prospective randomized multicenter trial to reduce ischemia reperfusion injury in transplantation of marginal liver grafts with an ex vivo tacrolimus perfusion
    Sebastian Pratschke
    Department of Surgery, University of Munich Hospital, Campus Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Transplant Res 2:3. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for and management of graft pancreatitis
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Tuebingen University Hospital, Germany
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:89-96. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Split-liver transplantation in the high-MELD adult patient: are we being too cautious?
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Transpl Int 22:702-6. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation with "rescue organ offers" within the eurotransplant area: a 2-year report from the University Hospital Essen
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 82:304-9. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Positive end-expiratory pressure induces liver congestion in living donor liver transplant patients: myth or fact
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 85:1863-6. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Liberal policy in living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: lessons learned
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:377-84. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Liver transplantation, liver resection, and transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: which is the best oncological approach?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2264-73. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Parenchyma transection in adult live donor liver transplantation: the virtual dilemma of "where to cut". Experience based on virtual 3-dimensional computed tomography imaging reconstructions
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:811-5. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Intraoperative application of "white test" to reduce postoperative bile leak after major liver resection: results of a prospective cohort study in 137 patients
    Jun Li
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:1019-24. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of endotoxin exposure after exhausting exercise on the immune system in solid organ transplant recipients
    Ingmar Königsrainer
    Department of General Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Tuebingen, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Exerc Immunol Rev 18:177-83. 2012

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Protocol TOP-Study (tacrolimus organ perfusion): a prospective randomized multicenter trial to reduce ischemia reperfusion injury in transplantation of marginal liver grafts with an ex vivo tacrolimus perfusion
    Sebastian Pratschke
    Department of Surgery, University of Munich Hospital, Campus Grosshadern, Ludwig Maximilians University, Marchioninistrasse 15, 81377 Munich, Germany
    Transplant Res 2:3. 2013
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study is to examine the effects of an ex vivo tacrolimus perfusion on IRI in transplantation of EDC liver grafts...
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for and management of graft pancreatitis
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Tuebingen University Hospital, Germany
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:89-96. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Split-liver transplantation in the high-MELD adult patient: are we being too cautious?
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Transpl Int 22:702-6. 2009
    ..7% in WLT group respectively). The results even at higher MELD scores (i.e. >35) were more than acceptable. In conclusion, patient and graft survival rates for SLT in high-MELD adult patients are comparable to the same for WLT...
  4. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation with "rescue organ offers" within the eurotransplant area: a 2-year report from the University Hospital Essen
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 82:304-9. 2006
    ..Overall patient survival was 84.4%. LTx with such "rescue organs" constitutes an additional transplant option and a safe mechanism to "rescue" organs within Eurotransplant...
  5. doi request reprint Positive end-expiratory pressure induces liver congestion in living donor liver transplant patients: myth or fact
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 85:1863-6. 2008
    ..Our study demonstrated that PEEP up to 10 mbar did not impair liver outflow in LDLT recipients...
  6. doi request reprint Liberal policy in living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: lessons learned
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:377-84. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate survival and prognostic factors associated with a liberal exclusionary policy...
  7. doi request reprint Liver transplantation, liver resection, and transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: which is the best oncological approach?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2264-73. 2009
    ..Considering the scarcity of available organs, liver resection remains the best alternative option. TACE remains a potential therapy in patients within the Milan criteria, where it may be more beneficial than resection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Parenchyma transection in adult live donor liver transplantation: the virtual dilemma of "where to cut". Experience based on virtual 3-dimensional computed tomography imaging reconstructions
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:811-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate two types of liver transection techniques (Cantlie, Malagó) frequently encountered in ALDLT and to determine their resulting anatomical and functional liver graft volumes...
  9. doi request reprint Intraoperative application of "white test" to reduce postoperative bile leak after major liver resection: results of a prospective cohort study in 137 patients
    Jun Li
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:1019-24. 2009
    ..This study aimed to prove the clinical validation of the recently developed bile leakage test, "white test" (WT), in major liver resection...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of endotoxin exposure after exhausting exercise on the immune system in solid organ transplant recipients
    Ingmar Königsrainer
    Department of General Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Tuebingen, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Exerc Immunol Rev 18:177-83. 2012
    ..Merging our previous data with these recent findings it should be discussed if transplant recipients need to reduce their immunosuppressive medication before performing exhaustive exercise...
  11. doi request reprint Pulmonary and blood stream infections in adult living donor and cadaveric liver transplant patients
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 85:1564-8. 2008
    ..In the present cohort study, we compared the incidence and profiles of pulmonary and blood stream infections (BSI) between LDLT and CDLT recipients. We hypothesized a lower incidence in LDLT recipients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Split liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:764-7. 2006
    ..However, because of limited organ availability, not all those who qualify can benefit from full-size LTx...
  13. ncbi request reprint Current trends in live liver donation
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transpl Int 20:312-30. 2007
    ..Knowing in detail how to approach to the different aspects of living liver donation may be helpful in further improve donor's safety and even recipient's outcome...
  14. pmc Neurologic complications in adult living donor liver transplant patients: an underestimated factor?
    Fuat Hakan Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Neurol 257:253-8. 2010
    ..Most patients who survived showed a nearly complete recovery of their NC. NCs occur in approximately 1 in 6 patients after LDLT and seem to be predominantly transient in nature, without major impact on clinical outcome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis within the Eurotransplant area: an additional option with "livers that nobody wants"
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 80:897-902. 2005
    ..However, because of limited organ availability, not all those who qualify can benefit from it...
  16. ncbi request reprint Resectability of hepatocellular carcinoma: evaluation of 333 consecutive cases at a single hepatobiliary specialty center and systematic review of the literature
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:322-9. 2006
    ..Liver resection constitutes a potentially curative treatment for HCC. However, because of the co-existing cirrhosis or the late diagnosis, only a percentage of the patients evaluated can undergo surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation and incidentally found hepatocellular carcinoma in liver explants: need for a new definition?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 81:531-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of patients with these tumors in our series and in literature reports, and to compare their prognosis to that of HCC diagnosed preoperatively...
  18. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of transarterial chemoembolization prior to liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma as found in pathology
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:329-32. 2005
    ..To analyze the efficacy of chemoembolization prior to liver transplantation in liver explants...
  19. doi request reprint The White test: a new dye test for intraoperative detection of bile leakage during major liver resection
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147 Essen, Germany
    Arch Surg 143:402-4; discussion 404. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: University Hospital Essen experience and metaanalysis of prognostic factors
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 205:661-75. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to correlate pathologic findings with outcomes after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma and to evaluate associations between various tumor characteristics and patient outcomes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a single-center preliminary report
    Massimo Malago
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 12:934-40. 2006
    ..In conclusion, LDLT is a promising treatment option for patients with HCC. Even longer follow-up and bigger patients' series are needed to fully assess the benefits of LDLT for HCC patients exceeding the Milan criteria...
  22. ncbi request reprint "Hepar divisum"--as a rare donor complication after intraoperative mortality of the recipient of an intended living donor liver transplantation
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 12:428-34. 2006
    ..The high incidence of biliary complication, however, is of concern. When more than 1 hepatic duct is present, the donor hepatectomy should be completed and the graft reallocated according to the policy of the transplant institution...
  23. ncbi request reprint Preoperative donor liver biopsy for adult living donor liver transplantation: risks and benefits
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 11:980-6. 2005
    ..The main objective of LB should be to ensure the donor's safety more than the preservation of the graft function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Portopulmonary hypertension in the early phase following liver transplantation
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 82:887-91. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for patients with metastatic endocrine tumors: single-center experience with 15 patients
    Andrea Frilling
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 12:1089-96. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of surgery in Caroli's disease
    Maximilian Bockhorn
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 202:928-32. 2006
    ..Whether conservative or surgical strategies should be preferred is still a matter of debate. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of surgery in the management of Caroli's disease...
  27. doi request reprint Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for peritoneal carcinomatosis in a liver graft recipient: a case report
    Philipp Horvath
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Ann Transplant 18:182-6. 2013
    ..So far experience concerning the use of this treatment option in transplant recipients is lacking...
  28. ncbi request reprint Experience after the evaluation of 700 potential donors for living donor liver transplantation in a single center
    Camino Valentin-Gamazo
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 10:1087-96. 2004
    ..In conclusion, all efforts should be made in order to develop an effective screening protocol for the evaluation of donors with the aim of saving time and resources for a liver transplantation program...
  29. ncbi request reprint Anatomical and physiological comparison of liver volumes among three frequent types of parenchyma transection in live donor liver transplantation
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:333-8. 2005
    ..our study was to define and compare anatomical and physiological characteristics of venous drainage in the three most common types of liver transection techniques (Malagó, Cantlie, Pringle) encountered in live donor liver transplantation..
  30. doi request reprint Surgical management of segmental and sectoral bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a challenging situation
    Jun Li
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:344-51. 2010
    ..Injury to a segmental or sectoral bile duct is a rare event in laparoscopic cholecystectomy; its diagnosis and management may be difficult...
  31. doi request reprint Preoperative assessment of hilar cholangiocarcinoma by dual-modality PET/CT
    Jun Li
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Surg Oncol 98:438-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of the current study was to evaluate the accuracy of (18)F-FDG PET/CT in staging hilar cholangiocarcinoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Does PEEP impair the hepatic outflow in patients following liver transplantation?
    Fuat H Saner
    University Clinic Essen, Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 32:1584-90. 2006
    ..Evaluation of the impact of end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) ventilation on venous liver outflow, portal vein, and hepatic artery flows as well as systemic hemodynamics in patients following liver transplantation (LT)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Successful salvage therapy with tigecycline after linezolid failure in a liver transplant recipient with MRSA pneumonia
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 12:1689-92. 2006
    ..We detected no tigecycline related hepatotoxic effect. In conclusion, this case suggests that tigecycline may be useful in the salvage therapy of pneumonia due to MRSA after linezolid failure...
  34. ncbi request reprint Role and significance of plasma citrulline in the early phase after small bowel transplantation in pigs
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Transpl Int 20:425-31. 2007
    ..The PCL failed as a marker in the early diagnosis of ACR and became reliable only when advanced mucosal damage was present...
  35. ncbi request reprint Paediatric acute liver failure and transplantation: the University of Essen experience
    Silvio Nadalin
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transpl Int 20:519-27. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Liver transplantation and neurological side effects
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Metab Brain Dis 24:183-7. 2009
    ..Every effort should be focused on early detection to prevent the patient from this life-threatening event, which is often associated with poor life quality...
  37. ncbi request reprint Influence of exhaustive exercise on the immune system in solid organ transplant recipients
    Ingmar Königsrainer
    Department of General Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Tuebingen, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Exerc Immunol Rev 16:184-93. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Treatment of liver transplant graft-versus-host disease with antibodies against tumor necrosis factor-α
    Gregor Blank
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital, Tubingen, Germany
    Exp Clin Transplant 11:68-71. 2013
    ..A consensus for the treatment of graft-versus-host disease still is lacking, but tumor necrosis factor-α is an encouraging target for therapy to decrease the symptoms of graft-versus-host disease and enable mucosal regeneration...
  39. doi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation in adults in the MELD era in Germany--a multi-center retrospective analysis
    Utz Settmacher
    Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, Jena, Germany
    Transpl Int 24:904-11. 2011
    ..LDLT is an established treatment option that may reduce the waiting time, provides high quality split liver grafts and should be advocated in the MELD era to reduce organ shortage and 'death on the waiting list'...
  40. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: is clinical tumor classification before transplantation realistic?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 045122 Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 79:483-7. 2005
    ..The decision of whether to proceed with transplantation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in cirrhosis is based on clinical and imaging findings. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the accuracy of the current system...
  41. doi request reprint A pancreas-preserving technique for the management of symptomatic pancreatic anastomotic insufficiency refractory to conservative treatment after pancreas head resection
    Ingmar Königsrainer
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Tubingen University Hospital, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:693-6. 2010
    ..Management of symptomatic pancreatic anastomotic insufficiency after pancreas head resection remains controversial. Completion pancreatectomy as one frequently performed option is associated with poor prognosis...
  42. doi request reprint Contributors to individual quality of life after liver transplantation
    Christian Thiel
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Tuebingen University Hospital, Tuebingen, Germany
    Eur J Clin Invest 43:11-9. 2013
    ..In contrast to the Short form 36 Health Survey (SF-36), the Schedule for the Evaluation of Individual aspects of Quality of Life-direct weighting (SEIQoL-DW) allows patients to name the areas of life, which are important to them...
  43. pmc Right living donor liver transplantation: an option for adult patients: single institution experience with 74 patients
    Massimo Malago
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Surg 238:853-62; discussion 862-3. 2003
    ..To present an institutional experience with the use of right liver grafts in adult patients and to assess the practicability and efficacy of this procedure by analyzing the results...