Michael Schweigert

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gangrene of the oesophago-gastric junction caused by strangulated hiatal hernia: operative challenge or surgical dead end
    M Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Prof Ernst Nathan Str 1, 90419, Nuremberg, Germany
    Ir J Med Sci 183:323-30. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Current outcome of esophagectomy in the very elderly: experience of a German high-volume center
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
    Am Surg 79:754-63. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Oesophageal cancer--an overview
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Prof Ernst Nathan Strasse 1, D 90419 Nuremberg, Germany
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:230-44. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic stent insertion versus primary operative management for spontaneous rupture of the esophagus (Boerhaave syndrome): an international study comparing the outcome
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
    Am Surg 79:634-40. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Length of nonoperative treatment and risk of pleural empyema in the management of pancreatitis-induced pancreaticopleural fistula
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
    Am Surg 79:614-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for posttraumatic hemothorax in the very elderly
    Michael Schweigert
    Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Thoraxchirurgie, Nurnberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:474-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Endoscopic stent insertion for anastomotic leakage following oesophagectomy
    M Schweigert
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Thoraxchirurgie, Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Prof Ernst Nathan Str 1, 90419 Nurnberg, Germany
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 95:43-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Modern history of surgical management of lung abscess: from Harold Neuhof to current concepts
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2293-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Pulmonary infections imitating lung cancer: clinical presentation and therapeutical approach
    M Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Nurnberg, Germany
    Ir J Med Sci 182:73-80. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Surgical management of pleural empyema in the very elderly
    M Schweigert
    Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Germany
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 94:331-5. 2012

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Gangrene of the oesophago-gastric junction caused by strangulated hiatal hernia: operative challenge or surgical dead end
    M Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Prof Ernst Nathan Str 1, 90419, Nuremberg, Germany
    Ir J Med Sci 183:323-30. 2014
    ..Early symptoms are mainly unspecific and so diagnosis is often considerably delayed. Aim of the study is to share experience in dealing with this devastating condition...
  2. ncbi request reprint Current outcome of esophagectomy in the very elderly: experience of a German high-volume center
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
    Am Surg 79:754-63. 2013
    ..Notwithstanding the increased mortality, esophagectomy should be considered in thoroughly selected very elderly patients with curable esophageal carcinoma. ..
  3. doi request reprint Oesophageal cancer--an overview
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Prof Ernst Nathan Strasse 1, D 90419 Nuremberg, Germany
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:230-44. 2013
    ..The role of minimally invasive oesophagectomy is not yet defined. Endoscopic stent insertion, radiotherapy and other palliative measures provide relief of tumour-related symptoms in advanced, unresectable tumour stages...
  4. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic stent insertion versus primary operative management for spontaneous rupture of the esophagus (Boerhaave syndrome): an international study comparing the outcome
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
    Am Surg 79:634-40. 2013
    ..Furthermore, endoscopic stenting shows a higher risk for fatal outcome than primary surgical therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Length of nonoperative treatment and risk of pleural empyema in the management of pancreatitis-induced pancreaticopleural fistula
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
    Am Surg 79:614-9. 2013
    ..Further improvement seems achievable by reducing the time gap between fruitless conservative efforts and surgical intervention...
  6. doi request reprint Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for posttraumatic hemothorax in the very elderly
    Michael Schweigert
    Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral, und Thoraxchirurgie, Nurnberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:474-9. 2012
    ..Aim of this study is to investigate the feasibility and results of video-assisted thoracoscopy for the treatment of posttraumatic hemothorax in very elderly patients of 80 years or more...
  7. doi request reprint Endoscopic stent insertion for anastomotic leakage following oesophagectomy
    M Schweigert
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Thoraxchirurgie, Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Prof Ernst Nathan Str 1, 90419 Nurnberg, Germany
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 95:43-7. 2013
    ..We therefore adopted endoscopic stent implantation as the primary treatment option. The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and results of endoscopic stent implantation as well as potential hazards and pitfalls...
  8. doi request reprint Modern history of surgical management of lung abscess: from Harold Neuhof to current concepts
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg Nord, Nuremberg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:2293-7. 2011
    ..Therapy of pulmonary abscess was again radically changed by the advent of antibiotics in the late 1940s. However, the basic principles of Neuhof's concept still influence modern-day management of putrid lung abscess...
  9. doi request reprint Pulmonary infections imitating lung cancer: clinical presentation and therapeutical approach
    M Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Nurnberg, Germany
    Ir J Med Sci 182:73-80. 2013
    ..We therefore report on our experience with infectious pseudotumour of the lung caused by bacterial, mycobacterial and fungal pulmonary infections...
  10. doi request reprint Surgical management of pleural empyema in the very elderly
    M Schweigert
    Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Germany
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 94:331-5. 2012
    ..This study shows the outcome of surgically managed patients with pleural empyema who are 80 years or older...
  11. pmc The tale of spring water cysts: a historical outline of surgery for congenital pericardial diverticula and cysts
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuernberg Nord, 90419 Nuernberg, Germany
    Tex Heart Inst J 39:330-4. 2012
    ..These lesions were also called spring water cysts because they usually contain watery, crystal-clear fluid. This history outlines the milestones of evolving surgical management, from the first report in 1837 up to the present time...
  12. doi request reprint Infected mediastinal bronchogenic cyst in a 12 year old girl
    M Schweigert
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Thoraxchirurgie, Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Nurnberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:239-41. 2012
    ..We describe the case of a 12-year-old girl with a huge infected mediastinal bronchogenic cyst which was resected via an axillary muscle-sparing thoracotomy...
  13. doi request reprint Management of anastomotic leakage-induced tracheobronchial fistula following oesophagectomy: the role of endoscopic stent insertion
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Hospital Nuremberg North, Nuremberg, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:e74-80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility, the limits and the results of this procedure...
  14. doi request reprint Surgery for inflammatory tumor of the lung caused by pulmonary actinomycosis
    M Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuernberg Nord, Nuernberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:156-60. 2012
    ..Therefore delayed diagnosis and misdiagnosis is common. Here, actinomycosis was initially confused with pulmonary carcinoma...
  15. doi request reprint Closure of persisting air leaks in patients with severe pleural empyema--use of endoscopic one-way endobronchial valve
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuernberg Nord, Nuernberg, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:401-3. 2011
    ..Successful closure of peripheral air leaks in patients with pleural empyema using an endoscopic one-way valve is feasible. It is a treatment option in patients who are not fit for major thoracic surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Endovascular stent--graft repair of a symptomatic superior mesenteric artery aneurysm
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General Surgery, Klinikum Nuernberg Nord, Nuernberg, Germany
    Ann Vasc Surg 25:841.e5-8. 2011
    ..Therefore, we adopted the endovascular stent-graft insertion technique for dealing with an acute symptomatic aneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery...
  17. doi request reprint Risk of stent-related aortic erosion after endoscopic stent insertion for intrathoracic anastomotic leaks after esophagectomy
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Nurnberg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:513-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate if endoscopic stent implantation increases the incidence of postoperative aortoesophageal fistula by reason of stent-related erosion of the thoracic aorta...
  18. doi request reprint Thymoma within a giant congenital thymic cyst
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuernberg Nord, Nuernberg, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:442-3. 2011
    ..Because of the possible coexistence of typical congenital thymic cyst and thymoma, we recommend surgical resection both for establishing the diagnosis and for definite treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint Surgical therapy for necrotizing pneumonia and lung gangrene
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuernberg Nord, Nuernberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:636-41. 2013
    ..Pulmonary necrosis is often associated with alcoholism and other chronic disorders with known immunodeficiency. Mortality is significant and both treatment strategies as well as the role of surgery are controversially debated...
  20. doi request reprint Treatment of intrathoracic esophageal anastomotic leaks by means of endoscopic stent implantation
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuernberg Nord, Nuernberg, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:147-51. 2011
    ..It is an easily available minimally-invasive procedure which may reduce leak-related mortality and morbidity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticopleural fistula-induced empyema thoracis: principles and results of surgical management
    Michael Schweigert
    Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Thoraxchirurgie, Nurnberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:619-25. 2013
    ..Initial conservative treatment fails in a significant number of cases. Ascending infection via the fistulous tract results in empyema and life-threatening sepsis...
  22. pmc Management of ERCP-related small bowel perforations: the pivotal role of physical investigation
    Attila Dubecz
    Department of Surgery at the Klinikum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    Can J Surg 55:99-104. 2012
    ..Management of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)-associated duodenal perforation remains controversial. Some recommend surgery, while others recommend conservative treatment...
  23. doi request reprint Cholecystectomy in the very elderly--is 90 the new 70?
    Attila Dubecz
    Department of Surgery, Klinikum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:282-5. 2012
    ..Nonagenarians are the fastest growing sector of population across Western Europe. Although prevalence of gallstone disease is high, elective cholecystectomy is still controversial in this age group...
  24. ncbi request reprint Times and trends in the treatment of spontaneous perforation of the esophagus: from Herman Boerhaave to the present age
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuernberg Nord, Nuernberg, Germany
    Am Surg 79:902-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this history article is to outline the development of diagnosis and management of spontaneous rupture of the esophagus from the age of Herman Boerhaave to the present times. ..
  25. doi request reprint Temporal trends in long-term survival and cure rates in esophageal cancer: a SEER database analysis
    Attila Dubecz
    Department of Surgery, Klinikum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    J Thorac Oncol 7:443-7. 2012
    ..To assess long-term temporal trends in population-based survival and cure rates in patients with esophageal cancer and compare them over the last 3 decades in the United States...
  26. doi request reprint Recurrent oesophageal cancer complicated by tracheo-oesophageal fistula: improved palliation by means of parallel tracheal and oesophageal stenting
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 18:190-6. 2014
    ..Recurrent oesophageal carcinoma complicated by the development of a tracheo-oesophageal fistula is a crushing condition. In this situation, endoscopic double stenting may provide a quick and safe option for palliation...
  27. pmc Tracheal bronchus associated with recurrent pneumonia
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Nurnberg, Germany
    Ulster Med J 82:94-6. 2013
    ..Usually aberrant bronchi are asymptomatic and are only found by coincidence. We present the rare case of a 49-years-old woman with a tracheal bronchus causing associated with recurrent pneumonia of the right upper lobe. ..
  28. doi request reprint Peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the thymus
    Michael Schweigert
    Department of General and Thoracic Surgery, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Thoraxchirurgie, Klinikum Nurnberg Nord, Prof Ernst Nathan Str 1, 90419 Nurnberg, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:303-5. 2011
    ..This illustrates that pPNETs belong to the differential diagnosis of neurogenic mediastinal malignancies not only in the pediatric age population but also in adults and even in so far unknown localizations like the anterior mediastinum...