M Pross

Summary

Affiliation: Otto-von-Guericke University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi [Combination of diathermy and argon plasma coagulation in treatment of cicatricial esophageal stenoses]
    M Pross
    Klinik fur Chirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Zentralbl Chir 123:1145-7. 1998
  2. ncbi Low-molecular-weight heparin (reviparin) diminishes tumor cell adhesion and invasion in vitro, and decreases intraperitoneal growth of colonadeno-carcinoma cells in rats after laparoscopy
    Matthias Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Thromb Res 110:215-20. 2003
  3. ncbi A technique for endo-organ resection of gastric wall tumors using one intragastric trocar
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Endoscopy 35:613-5. 2003
  4. ncbi [Combined minimal-invasive procedures for resection of benign gastric wall tumors]
    M Pross
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg
    Zentralbl Chir 128:191-4. 2003
  5. ncbi Effect of low molecular weight heparin on intra-abdominal metastasis in a laparoscopic experimental study
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 19:143-6. 2004
  6. ncbi A proteinase inhibitor decreases tumor growth in a laparoscopic rat model
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:882-5. 2001
  7. ncbi Hepatic artery aneurysm associated with upper gastrointestinal bleeding after intrahepatic artery chemotherapy
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
    Hepatogastroenterology 46:2285-8. 1999
  8. ncbi Laparoscopic management of a late-diagnosed major diaphragmatic rupture
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 10:111-4. 2000
  9. ncbi Effects of the angiogenesis inhibitor angiostatin on the growth of CC531 colon carcinoma cells in vitro and in a laparoscopic animal model of peritoneal carcinomatosis
    G Nestler
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Str 44, 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 21:314-20. 2006
  10. ncbi Impact of taurolidine on the growth of CC531 coloncarcinoma cells in vitro and in a laparoscopic animal model in rats
    G Nestler
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 19:280-4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. ncbi [Combination of diathermy and argon plasma coagulation in treatment of cicatricial esophageal stenoses]
    M Pross
    Klinik fur Chirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Zentralbl Chir 123:1145-7. 1998
    ..There were no complications. The combination of diathermy and argon-plasma-coagulation is a safe method, rare of complications in the treatment of short scar stenosis of the esophagus...
  2. ncbi Low-molecular-weight heparin (reviparin) diminishes tumor cell adhesion and invasion in vitro, and decreases intraperitoneal growth of colonadeno-carcinoma cells in rats after laparoscopy
    Matthias Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Thromb Res 110:215-20. 2003
    ..We also studied cytotoxicity, anti-adhesive, and anti-invasive effects of reviparin in vitro using adenocarcinoma cells CC531...
  3. ncbi A technique for endo-organ resection of gastric wall tumors using one intragastric trocar
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Endoscopy 35:613-5. 2003
    ..The video gastroscope allows intragastric vision. We recommend our procedure for the extirpation of small, benign, intramural gastric tumors, as a safe and very comfortable method for the patient...
  4. ncbi [Combined minimal-invasive procedures for resection of benign gastric wall tumors]
    M Pross
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg
    Zentralbl Chir 128:191-4. 2003
    ..We report our results with a combined laparoscopic-endoscopic approach for minimally invasive resection of these tumors...
  5. ncbi Effect of low molecular weight heparin on intra-abdominal metastasis in a laparoscopic experimental study
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 19:143-6. 2004
    ..We investigated the effect of a low molecular weight heparin, reviparin, on intra-abdominal tumor growth and intra-abdominal metastasis in rats undergoing laparoscopy...
  6. ncbi A proteinase inhibitor decreases tumor growth in a laparoscopic rat model
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:882-5. 2001
    ..Phosphoramidon is an unspecific proteinase inhibitor. This experimental study investigated the effect of intraperitoneal phosphoramidon administration on tumor growth in a laparoscopic rat model...
  7. ncbi Hepatic artery aneurysm associated with upper gastrointestinal bleeding after intrahepatic artery chemotherapy
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
    Hepatogastroenterology 46:2285-8. 1999
    ..The gastrointestinal arterial bleeding from the penetrating aneurysm presented a life-threatening situation. This cause of bleeding could not be brought under control endoscopically. Immediate surgical management became necessary...
  8. ncbi Laparoscopic management of a late-diagnosed major diaphragmatic rupture
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 10:111-4. 2000
    ..In the absence of other abdominal injuries, diaphragmatic rupture can be repaired by minimal-access surgery...
  9. ncbi Effects of the angiogenesis inhibitor angiostatin on the growth of CC531 colon carcinoma cells in vitro and in a laparoscopic animal model of peritoneal carcinomatosis
    G Nestler
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Str 44, 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 21:314-20. 2006
    ..We investigated the cytotoxic, anti-adhesive, and anti-invasive effects of angiostatin in vitro and on intraperitoneal tumor growth in a laparoscopic rat model of peritoneal carcinomatosis using CC531 colon adenocarcinoma cells...
  10. ncbi Impact of taurolidine on the growth of CC531 coloncarcinoma cells in vitro and in a laparoscopic animal model in rats
    G Nestler
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 19:280-4. 2005
    ..We tested the cytotoxic, antiadhesive, and anti-invasive effects of this substance on CC531 adenocarcinoma cells in vitro and in vivo using WAG rats...
  11. ncbi Effect of caseload on the short-term outcome of colon surgery: results of a multicenter study
    F Marusch
    Institute for Quality Management in Operative Medicine, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 16:362-9. 2001
    ..Basing conclusions about the results to be expected simply on the case volume is impermissible. On the basis of the available data it is not possible to establish a threshold value, that is, a minimum number of required operations...
  12. ncbi Hospital caseload and the results achieved in patients with rectal cancer
    F Marusch
    Institute for Quality Management in Operative Medicine at the Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Br J Surg 88:1397-402. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the impact of hospital caseload on the short-term postoperative outcome of patients with rectal carcinoma...
  13. ncbi Prevention and treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis in experimental investigations with CPT-11 and oxaliplatin
    A Hribaschek
    Department of Surgery, University of Magdeburg, Leipzigerstrasse 44, Germany
    Anticancer Drugs 13:605-14. 2002
    ..p. tumor growth after early i.p. chemotherapy. CPT-11 was a little more effective with lower side effects. However, it was clear that it was not possible to treat a manifest peritoneal carcinomatosis in this way...
  14. ncbi Real-time assessment of intraperitoneal tumor growth in a rat model using CEA immunoscintigraphy
    M Pross
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Pathology, Otto-von-Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D-39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Surgery 129:745-8. 2001
    ..This will allow dynamic studies of intraperitoneal tumor implantation and growth and will reduce the number of animals used in further studies...
  15. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of benign gastrointestinal anastomotic strictures using argon plasma coagulation in combination with diathermy
    D Schubert
    Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 17:1579-82. 2003
    ..Currently. however, endoscopic techniques are preferred. This study aimed to investigate the efficiency and safety of endoscopic treatment using argon plasma coagulation in combination with diathermy...
  16. ncbi Prophylaxis of peritoneal carcinomatosis in experimental investigations
    A Hribaschek
    Department of Surgery, University of Magdeburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 16:340-5. 2001
    ..We compared the effectiveness and side effects of various cytostatic agents for use in perioperative intraperitoneal irrigation to prevent peritoneal carcinomatosis...
  17. ncbi [The use of v.a.C.-system in wound management for borderline indications]
    J Tautenhahn
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Zentralbl Chir 129:S12-3. 2004
    ..The accelerated healing process, while reducing the duration of therapy, turns out to be cost-efficient...
  18. ncbi Combined endoscopic intragastral resection of a posterior stromal gastric tumor using an original technique
    K Ridwelski
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 16:537. 2002
    ..It also underscores the synergy of laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures in minimally invasive gastric surgery...
  19. ncbi [Selfexpandable metal stent for the treatment of a large anastomotic insufficiency after esophageal resection]
    D Schubert
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Z Gastroenterol 41:181-4. 2003
    ....
  20. ncbi [Hepatobiliary cystadenoma]
    R Mantke
    Klinik fur Chirurgie, Medizinische Fakultat, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Chirurg 72:277-80. 2001
    ..Hepato-biliary cystadenomas are rare intrahepatic cystic tumours. The correct preoperative diagnosis of this lesion is difficult...
  21. ncbi Laparoscopic-endoscopic rendezvous resection of upper gastrointestinal tumors
    D Schubert
    Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Germany
    Dig Dis 23:106-12. 2005
    ..This article describes the technical considerations and early results of laparoscopic-endoscopic rendezvous resection of gastric lesions...
  22. ncbi Enzymatic and histological alterations in the isolated perfused rat pancreas under conditions of oxidative stress
    R Mantke
    Department of General Surgery, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:170-6. 2002
    ..The isolated perfused rat pancreas could be useful for investigations in the early phase of acute pancreatitis especially under conditions of oxidative stress...
  23. ncbi Repair of diaphragmatic rupture by laparoscopic implantation of a polytetrafluoroethylene patch
    R Kuhn
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, Germany
    Surg Endosc 16:1495. 2002
    ..In the reported patient, laparoscopic suture of a diaphragmatic hernia using a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) (GORETEX) patch proved to be safe, successful, elegant, and uneventful...
  24. ncbi Biliary strictures are not the cause of pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis
    S Kahl
    Department of Gastroenterology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Pancreas 28:387-90. 2004
    ..To investigate the relationship of strictures of the common bile duct (CBD) with pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) and jaundice...
  25. ncbi Telomerase activity and expression of hTRT and hTR in gastrointestinal stromal tumors in comparison with extragastrointestinal sarcomas
    T Gunther
    Department of Pathology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Cancer Res 6:1811-8. 2000
    ..It is possible that telomerase activity occurs during the progression of malignant GISTs. There was a correlation between telomerase activity and the expression of hTRT...
  26. ncbi ["Colon-/rectal carcinoma" prospective studies as comprehensive surgical quality assurance]
    F Marusch
    An Institut für Qualitätssicherung in der operativen Medizin gGmbH, Otto von Guericke Univesität Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg
    Chirurg 73:138-45; discussion 145-6. 2002
    ..For this reason, the results of prospective multicentre observational studies are extremely important...
  27. ncbi [Oncologic surgical procedures in ambulatory and brief inpatient surgery]
    J Fahlke
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Visceral und Gefasschirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Chirurg 75:144-52. 2004
    ..Taking this in consideration, we conclude that the very specific onco-surgical interventions can only be executed in a hospital setting because of their risk profile and the characteristics of tumor patients...
  28. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of a mid-esophageal diverticulum
    D Schubert
    Dept of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Endoscopy 36:735-7. 2004
    ..This case report describes a 63-year-old woman with a symptomatic mid-esophageal diverticulum, which was successfully treated by endoscopic diverticulotomy using a needle-knife through a flexible endoscope...
  29. ncbi [The status of port-site recurrence]
    M A Reymond
    , , , Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg
    Kongressbd Dtsch Ges Chir Kongr 118:187-91. 2001
    ..In clinical practice, port-site recurrences can be effectively prevented by careful surgical technique and prophylactic wound irrigation...
  30. ncbi Reduced neutrophil sequestration in lung tissue after laparoscopic lavage in a rat peritonitis model
    Matthias Pross
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    World J Surg 26:49-53. 2002
    ..Reduced neutrophil sequestration in lung tissue following laparoscopic lavage reflects the lower level of trauma caused by laparoscopy...
  31. doi Effect of procainhydrochloride on phospholipase A2 catalytic activity in sodium taurocholate-induced acute experimental pancreatitis in rats
    S Kahl
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Dig Dis 28:373-8. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of procain, we examined serum and tissue levels of both types of PLA2 activity in the experimental rodent taurocholate model of AP...
  32. ncbi Routine use of transrectal ultrasound in rectal carcinoma: results of a prospective multicenter study
    F Marusch
    Institute for Quality Management in Operative Medicine, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Endoscopy 34:385-90. 2002
    ..In the literature, this method is reported to have a high level of sensitivity and specificity. Our investigation aimed at establishing the quality of the diagnostic procedure and treatment of colorectal carcinoma...
  33. ncbi Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the esophagus
    T Manger
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Dig Surg 17:627-631. 2000
    ..Sarcomas of the esophagus are rare representing 0.1-1.5% of all esophageal tumors. We report a case of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) of the esophagus in a 60-year-old woman...
  34. ncbi Mdm2 gene amplification in gastric cancer correlation with expression of Mdm2 protein and p53 alterations
    T Gunther
    Department of Pathology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Mod Pathol 13:621-6. 2000
    ..The upregulation of the mdm2 oncogene and the accompanying inactivation of the tumor suppressor gene 53 seem to play a role above all in carcinomas of the diffuse type...
  35. doi Serous oligocystic adenoma (SOIA) of the pancreas--first reported case of a genetically fixed association in a patient with hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC)
    M Petersen
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Pathol Res Pract 205:801-6. 2009
    ..In addition, there is a rare and extraordinary association between SOIA and HNPCC, which has never been published before, since SOIA, in this case, could have been developed in the setting of HNPCC syndrome...
  36. ncbi [Gastric pacing. A new method in obesity surgery]
    S Wolff
    Klinik fur Chirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg
    Chirurg 73:700-3. 2002
    ..We report a new method: gastric pacing. Gastric pacing is intended to induce early satiety through electrical stimulation of the gastric wall. We report the operative technique and the complications...
  37. ncbi [Ogilvie's syndrome: a rare cause of the acute abdomen]
    R Kuhn
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Z Gastroenterol 41:177-80. 2003
    ..The differential diagnosis of a mechanic ileus is important for further treatment. This case report should draw attention to this rare disease...
  38. ncbi Staggered immunosuppression with the interleukin-2 receptor antagonist daclizumab combined with tacrolimus, prednisolone, and mycophenolate mofetil after orthotopic liver transplantation: a pilot efficacy and safety study
    J Fahlke
    Department of General, Visceral, and Vascular Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1242-4. 2002
  39. ncbi [Which factors are responsible for postoperative mortality in colorectal cancer patients?]
    F Marusch
    An Institut für Qualitätssicherung in der operativen Medizin gGmbH an der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Zentralbl Chir 127:614-21. 2002
    ..The postoperative decease is the most severe complication in surgery...
  40. ncbi [Enzymatic and histological alterations in the isolated perfused rat pancreas in the taurocholate and cerulein model of acute pancreatitis]
    D Schubert
    Klinik für Allgemein Visceral und Gefässchirurgie der Medizinischen Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 126:934-8. 2001
    ..Organ damage was induced by adding cerulein in a physiological dose (10(-10) M, n = 6) and in a supramaximal dose (10(-8) M, n = 6) and by intraductal injection of taurocholate (3.5 %, n = 6)...
  41. ncbi [Endoscopic biliary drainage in patients with pancreatic cancer]
    S Kahl
    Klinik fur Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Zentralbl Chir 128:406-10. 2003
    ..Scheduled three months exchange of plastic stents leeds to a patency rate of plastic stents comparable to those of metallic stents...
  42. ncbi [Importance of rectal extirpation for the therapy concept of low rectal cancers]
    F Marusch
    An Institut für Qualitätssicherung in der operativen Medizin gGmbH an der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Chirurg 74:341-51; discussion 351-2. 2003
    ..The main objective of surgery of rectal carcinomas is to avoid a permanent colostomy by sphincter-sparing surgical procedures. A variety of different abdominoperineal resection rates is described in the literature...
  43. ncbi Effect of intraperitoneal application of an endotoxin inhibitor on survival time in a laparoscopic model of peritonitis in rats
    Roger Kuhn
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    World J Surg 29:766-70. 2005
    ..Hence, it is possible to influence the inflammation cascade by causing intraperitoneal endotoxin inhibition...
  44. ncbi Early postoperative results of surgery for rectal carcinoma as a function of the distance of the tumor from the anal verge: results of a multicenter prospective evaluation
    Frank Marusch
    Institute for Quality Management in Operative Medicine, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:94-100. 2002
    ..The problems associated with rectal surgery are frequently discussed with no reference being made to the distance of the tumor from the anal verge. This study examined the effect of the location of the tumor on early postoperative results...
  45. ncbi Loss of p16 protein defines high-risk patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a tissue microarray study
    Regine Schneider-Stock
    Department of Pathology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Clin Cancer Res 11:638-45. 2005
    ..P16 loss is a common molecular abnormality in GISTs and might be used in routine diagnosis to identify patients with high-risk tumors...
  46. ncbi Overexpression of cathepsin B in gastric cancer identified by proteome analysis
    Matthias P A Ebert
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Proteomics 5:1693-704. 2005
    ....
  47. ncbi Comparison of intraperitoneal with intravenous administration of taxol in experimental peritoneal carcinomatosis
    Arndt Hribaschek
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Magdeburg, Germany
    Chemotherapy 53:410-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the substance taxol (paclitaxel) can alter intraperitoneal tumor spread using different modes of drug application...
  48. ncbi High prognostic value of p16INK4 alterations in gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Regine Schneider-Stock
    Department of Pathology, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Str 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    J Clin Oncol 21:1688-97. 2003
    ..To determine the prognostic relevance of p16INK4 alterations in GISTs, we investigated a larger group of GISTs and correlated the genetic findings with clinicopathological factors and patient survival...
  49. ncbi Intraperitoneal treatment using taxol is effective for experimental peritoneal carcinomatosis in a rat model
    Arndt Hribaschek
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Oncol Rep 10:1793-8. 2003
    ..In conclusion, Taxol appears to be a promising chemotherapeutic agent to be investigated in further detail with possible potential for a later human phase-I trial in peritoneal carcinomatosis...
  50. ncbi Impact of age on the short-term postoperative outcome of patients undergoing surgery for colorectal carcinoma
    Frank Marusch
    Institute for Quality Management in Operative Medicine, Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 17:177-84. 2002
    ..Patient age has a decisive impact on the short-term postoperative results in surgery for carcinoma...
  51. doi Rectusbanding: a method for the repair of incisional hernias
    M Sahm
    Department of Surgery, Klinik fur Chirurgie, DRK Kliniken Berlin Köpenick, Salvador Allende Strasse 2 8, Berlin 12559, Germany
    Hernia 13:481-6. 2009
    ..Another aim was to find a method for optimal patient care at reasonable costs...
  52. ncbi [Situation of surgical residents in central Germany]
    P Mroczkowski
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg
    Chirurg 78:254-8. 2007
    ..Two questionnaires were administered. One was directed at the chairmen of departments and the other at residents. An additional questionnaire was administered to foreign residents...
  53. ncbi [The harmonic scalpel in conventional thyroid surgery. Possibilities and advantages]
    R Mantke
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirugie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg
    Chirurg 74:739-42. 2003
    ..Use of the harmonic scalpel is well established in surgery. The simple use and ability to save blood and time make this equipment usable in thyroid surgery, too...
  54. ncbi Laparoscopic approach to treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis: changes in the spectrum of indications and results of a prospective, multicenter study on 1,545 patients
    Hubert Scheidbach
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:1883-8. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyze changes regarding the indications for and results of laparoscopic treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis...
  55. ncbi Results of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer in palliative intent: short-term end points in 331 patients in comparison with procedures in benign indications
    Hubert Scheidbach
    Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Leipziger Str 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:79-82. 2007
    ..Colorectal surgery performed in palliative intent is a relatively common intervention. The present study investigates the question whether such interventions are suitable for laparoscopic procedure...
  56. ncbi Value of a protective stoma in low anterior resections for rectal cancer
    Frank Marusch
    Institute for Quality Management in Operative Medicine at the Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:1164-71. 2002
    ..The present study investigates the question whether a protective stoma can reduce the (clinical and radiologic) anastomotic leakage rate and/or the rate of leakage requiring surgery...
  57. ncbi Immunomodulation by perioperative administration of n-3 fatty acids
    G Weiss
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Br J Nutr 87:S89-94. 2002
    ....
  58. doi Laparoscopic distal pancreatic resection: our own experience in the treatment of solid tumors
    Maik Sahm
    Department of Surgery, DRK Kliniken Berlin Köpenick, Salvador Allende Strasse 2 8, 12559, Berlin, Germany
    Surg Today 39:1103-8. 2009
    ..A laparoscopic resection of the distal pancreas is a new alternative for the treatment of pancreatic tumors. This method takes advantage of the benefits of minimally invasive surgery...
  59. ncbi Risk factors for failure of endoscopic stenting of biliary strictures in chronic pancreatitis: a prospective follow-up study
    Stefan Kahl
    Department of Gastroenterology, Institute for Biometry and Medical Informatics, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2448-53. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of thoracic esophageal anastomotic leaks by using silicone-covered, self-expanding polyester stents
    Daniel Schubert
    Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:891-6. 2005
    ..The successful treatment of esophageal anastomotic insufficiencies and perforations when using covered, self-expanding metallic stents is described...
  61. ncbi Intraperitoneal versus intravenous CPT-11 given intra- and postoperatively for peritoneal carcinomatosis in a rat model
    Arndt Hribaschek
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Surg Today 36:57-62. 2006
    ..We investigated whether the novel cytostatic drug, CPT-11 (Irinotecan), delivered intraperitoneally (i.p.) and intravenously (i.v.), could inhibit intraperitoneal tumor spread in a rat model...
  62. ncbi Procaine hydrochloride fails to relieve pain in patients with acute pancreatitis
    Stefan Kahl
    Department of Gastroenterology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Digestion 69:5-9. 2004
    ..There is no controlled trial showing that procaine could be effective for pain treatment...
  63. ncbi Cardia-type metaplasia arising in the remnant esophagus after cardia resection
    Ulrich Peitz
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:810-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the mucosal effects of esophagogastrostomy, an artificial interface between esophageal squamous and gastric oxyntic epithelium...
  64. doi Association of patterns of class I histone deacetylase expression with patient prognosis in gastric cancer: a retrospective analysis
    Wilko Weichert
    Institute of Pathology, Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany
    Lancet Oncol 9:139-48. 2008
    ..We aimed to clarify these expression patterns and identify potential diagnostic and prognostic uses of selected class I HDAC isoforms in gastric cancer...
  65. pmc Frequent loss of TIMP-3 expression in progression of esophageal and gastric adenocarcinomas
    Ping Gu
    Department of Medicine II, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University, Munich, Germany
    Neoplasia 10:563-72. 2008
    ..04). In summary, we observed frequent TIMP-3 promoter methylation in adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and stomach and the loss of TIMP-3 expression seems to be of clinical and prognostic relevance in these cancers...
  66. ncbi The angiotensin II/angiotensin II receptor system correlates with nodal spread in intestinal type gastric cancer
    Christoph Rocken
    Department of Pathology, Charite University Hospital, Chariteplatz 1, D 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1206-12. 2007
    ..45-248.24). Our study shows that AT1R and AT2R are expressed locally in gastric cancer and that the combination of AT1R expression and ACE I/D gene polymorphism correlates with nodal spread in intestinal type gastric cancer...