R Ritz

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Recurrence and increased proliferation rate of a solitary fibrous tumor in the central nervous system--case report and review of the literature
    R Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Neuropathol 24:252-6. 2005
  2. ncbi Hypericin: a promising fluorescence marker for differentiating between glioblastoma and neurons in vitro
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls University, University Hospital Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Int J Oncol 27:1543-9. 2005
  3. ncbi Comparison of prognosis and complications after warning leaks in subarachnoidal hemorrhage--experience with 214 patients following aneurysm clipping
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Neurol Res 27:620-4. 2005
  4. ncbi Photodynamic therapy of malignant glioma with hypericin: comprehensive in vitro study in human glioblastoma cell lines
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Int J Oncol 30:659-67. 2007
  5. pmc Do antibiotic-impregnated shunts in hydrocephalus therapy reduce the risk of infection? An observational study in 258 patients
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 7:38. 2007
  6. ncbi Extraventricular neurocytoma presenting with intratumoral hemorrhage
    R Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Eberhard, Germany
    Clin Neuropathol 24:101-5. 2005
  7. doi Hypericin uptake: a prognostic marker for survival in high-grade glioma
    R Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 15:778-83. 2008
  8. ncbi Subcellular colocalization of hypericin with respect to endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi apparatus in glioblastoma cells
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Anticancer Res 28:2033-8. 2008
  9. ncbi Prognostic value of SSEP in early aneurysm surgery after SAH in poor-grade patients
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Saarland, Germany
    Neurol Res 24:756-64. 2002
  10. doi Hypericin for visualization of high grade gliomas: first clinical experience
    R Ritz
    Klinik für Neurochirurgie, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:352-60. 2012

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi Recurrence and increased proliferation rate of a solitary fibrous tumor in the central nervous system--case report and review of the literature
    R Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Neuropathol 24:252-6. 2005
    ..No signs for malignancy occurred in the second resection. Notably the MIB-1 index increased from 1 to 5%. In conclusion, consequent long-time follow-up for SFTs are necessary, especially after incomplete tumor resection...
  2. ncbi Hypericin: a promising fluorescence marker for differentiating between glioblastoma and neurons in vitro
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls University, University Hospital Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Int J Oncol 27:1543-9. 2005
    ..0001). Therefore, hypericin seems to be a promising substance for the photodynamic therapy of malignant brain tumors...
  3. ncbi Comparison of prognosis and complications after warning leaks in subarachnoidal hemorrhage--experience with 214 patients following aneurysm clipping
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Neurol Res 27:620-4. 2005
    ..The present study was performed to compare the complications and prognosis for 214 patients with and without a warning leak; aneurysm clipping had been performed in all...
  4. ncbi Photodynamic therapy of malignant glioma with hypericin: comprehensive in vitro study in human glioblastoma cell lines
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Int J Oncol 30:659-67. 2007
    ..These results obtained in cell culture are encouraging and justify further evaluation HY-PDT for the treatment of malignant glioma in animal experiments...
  5. pmc Do antibiotic-impregnated shunts in hydrocephalus therapy reduce the risk of infection? An observational study in 258 patients
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 7:38. 2007
    ..The study was performed to analyze if AIS can diminish the rate of shunt infection. The pathogenic nature of shunt infection in patients with AIS systems and those without antibiotic impregnated shunts (non-AIS) was compared...
  6. ncbi Extraventricular neurocytoma presenting with intratumoral hemorrhage
    R Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Eberhard, Germany
    Clin Neuropathol 24:101-5. 2005
    ..To the knowledge of the authors, this is the first case of an extraventricular neurocytoma with histological classic features presenting with intratumoral hemorrhage in adults...
  7. doi Hypericin uptake: a prognostic marker for survival in high-grade glioma
    R Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 15:778-83. 2008
    ..In summary, HY uptake by ex vivo glioblastoma cell cultures seems to be positively associated with survival of patients with malignant glioma...
  8. ncbi Subcellular colocalization of hypericin with respect to endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi apparatus in glioblastoma cells
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Anticancer Res 28:2033-8. 2008
    ..Intracellular localization of HYP was investigated by quantitative colocalization analysis with respect to endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and Golgi apparatus (GA) by double staining experiments with fluorescence microscopy...
  9. ncbi Prognostic value of SSEP in early aneurysm surgery after SAH in poor-grade patients
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Saarland, Germany
    Neurol Res 24:756-64. 2002
    ..In doubt, whether early aneurysm surgery or conservative treatment in a poor-grade patient should be done, SSEP will be helpful...
  10. doi Hypericin for visualization of high grade gliomas: first clinical experience
    R Ritz
    Klinik für Neurochirurgie, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:352-60. 2012
    ..We aimed to demonstrate that Hypericin, a component of St. Johns Wort, selectively visualizes malignant gliomas. Hypericin is known as one of the most powerful photosensitizers in nature with excellent fluorescent properties...
  11. ncbi Management of skull based meningiomas in the elderly patient
    F Roser
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 14:224-8. 2007
    ..This raises the question of appropriate management of this histologically benign tumour in a geriatric population...
  12. ncbi Primary anaplastic ganglioglioma with a small-cell glioblastoma component
    J Schittenhelm
    Institute of Brain Research, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Neuropathol 27:91-5. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of a primary anaplastic ganglioglioma with a small-cell glioblastoma component...
  13. ncbi [Coma. The prognostic value of evoked potentials in patients after traumatic brain injury]
    M H Morgalla
    Neurochirurgische Klinik, Universitat Tubingen
    Anaesthesist 55:760-8. 2006
    ..We investigated the prognostic value of somatosensory (SSEP) and early acoustic (EAEP) evoked potentials on comatose patients in the intensive care unit regarding long-term outcome. Different evaluation systems were investigated...
  14. ncbi Combined therapy of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: histological differences between a non-adhesive liquid embolic agent and n-butyl 2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA)
    F Duffner
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Neuropathol 21:13-7. 2002
    ..Inc., Irvine, CA, USA) are to be compared to those of n-butyl 2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) with regard to the histopathological results after preoperative embolization of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM)...
  15. ncbi Spinal cord compression through extraosseous extension of a vertebral low-grade hemangioendothelioma with histiocytoid differentiation
    M Mittelbronn
    Institute of Brain Research, University of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Clin Neuropathol 27:351-6. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the clinical course with a progressive development of a paraparesis due to a hemangioendothelioma is very uncommon...
  16. doi Spinal pilocytic astrocytoma: MR imaging findings at first presentation and following surgery
    M Horger
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Radiol 79:389-99. 2011
    ..The objective of this article is to describe MR imaging findings of spinal cord pilocytic astrocytomas at first presentation and following neurosurgery and to discuss briefly some of the most common differential diagnoses...
  17. ncbi Aortic dissection mimicking subarachnoidal hemorrhage
    Boris Nohé
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, Germany
    Anesth Analg 101:233-4, table of contents. 2005
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  18. ncbi Proliferation and progesterone receptor status in benign meningiomas are not age dependent
    Florian Roser
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Cancer 104:598-601. 2005
    ..In the current study, proliferation activity with the Ki-67/MIB-1 antibody was evaluated by immunohistochemistry in meningioma tissue specimens from young and elderly patients...
  19. ncbi Low grade ganglioglioma rapidly progressing to a WHO grade IV tumor showing malignant transformation in both astroglial and neuronal cell components
    Michel Mittelbronn
    Institute of Brain Research, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuropathology 27:463-7. 2007
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  20. ncbi Specific intensity imaging for glioblastoma and neural cell cultures with 5-aminolevulinic acid-derived protoporphyrin IX
    Frank Duffner
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls University of Tuebingen, Germany
    J Neurooncol 71:107-11. 2005
    ..The glioma cell lines showed significant variation in this possibly limiting clinical use of fluorescence as a guide for resection...
  21. pmc Predictive factors for beneficial application of high-frequency electromagnetics for tumour vaporization and coagulation in neurosurgery
    Rainer Ritz
    Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 6:45. 2008
    ..To identify preoperative and intraoperative factors and conditions that predicts the beneficial application of a high-frequency electromagnetic field (EMF) system for tumor vaporization and coagulation...
  22. ncbi Spinal nerve root ganglionitis as a cause of disc herniation: case report
    Florian Roser
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:472-5. 2005
    ..Because all of these differential diagnoses were negative in the treated patient, chronic nerve root compression due to disc herniation was suspected as the causative factor for the spinal ganglionitis...
  23. pmc Proliferation potential of spinal meningiomas
    Florian Roser
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 15:211-5. 2006
    ..This information could provide the spinal surgeon with important additional information concerning surgical management and follow-up recommendations for the individual patient...
  24. ncbi Are there attacking points in the eicosanoid cascade for chemotherapeutic options in benign meningiomas?
    Christina Pfister
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Neurosurg Focus 23:E8. 2007
    ..To find possible targets for chemotherapeutic intervention, the authors evaluated the expression of AA derivatives at different molecular levels in meningiomas...
  25. ncbi Peduncular hallucinosis: insights from a neurosurgical point of view
    Florian Roser
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Neurosurgery 57:E1068; discussion E1068. 2005
    ..It appears mainly in vascular lesions affecting the brainstem, and some recent reports describe the preoperative and postoperative appearance of peduncular hallucinosis in patients affected through tumor compression at the brainstem...