W Timmermann

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Does intraoperative nerve monitoring reduce the rate of recurrent nerve palsies during thyroid surgery?]
    W Timmermann
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Grmany
    Zentralbl Chir 127:395-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint [Possible enterostomy techniques]
    W Timmermann
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik Wüzburg
    Zentralbl Chir 124:1-2. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term small bowel allograft function induced by short-term FK 506 application is associated with split tolerance
    W Timmermann
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:S532-6. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Persistence of stable intragraft cell chimerism in rat liver allografts after drug-induced tolerance
    H J Gassel
    Experimental Transplantation Immunology of the Department of Surgery, Institute of Pathology, University of Wuerzburg, D-97060 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transplantation 71:1848-52. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint "Tolerogenic effect" of the liver for a small bowel allograft
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:S123-6. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of cellular events in hepatic allografts: donor progenitors induce intragraft chimerism
    H J Gassel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:S465-70. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Rat parathyroid allotransplantation: Influence of MHC antigen expression on graft survival
    S Timm
    Department of Surgery, , , Germany
    Microsurgery 21:221-2. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Orthotopic liver/small bowel transplantation in rats: a microsurgical model inducing tolerance
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, , Josef-Schneider Strasse 2, , Germany
    Microsurgery 21:156-62. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis of T lymphocytes in liver and/or small bowel allografts during tolerance induction
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transplantation 66:1530-6. 1998
  10. ncbi request reprint Donor-derived alloantigen-presenting cells persist in the liver allograft during tolerance induction
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:12-20. 2000

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint [Does intraoperative nerve monitoring reduce the rate of recurrent nerve palsies during thyroid surgery?]
    W Timmermann
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Grmany
    Zentralbl Chir 127:395-9. 2002
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  2. ncbi request reprint [Possible enterostomy techniques]
    W Timmermann
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik Wüzburg
    Zentralbl Chir 124:1-2. 1999
    ..The stoma should be placed in a lower quadrant of the abdomen through the rectus muscle below the umbilicus to be cared for properly. The support of an enterostomy therapist may be helpful for the patient...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term small bowel allograft function induced by short-term FK 506 application is associated with split tolerance
    W Timmermann
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:S532-6. 2000
    ..The split tolerance revealed by our in vivo and in vitro results enabled acceptance of both the small bowel allograft without signs of chronic rejection and of donor-specific heart allografts...
  4. ncbi request reprint Persistence of stable intragraft cell chimerism in rat liver allografts after drug-induced tolerance
    H J Gassel
    Experimental Transplantation Immunology of the Department of Surgery, Institute of Pathology, University of Wuerzburg, D-97060 Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transplantation 71:1848-52. 2001
    ..It seems that the coexistence of donor cells with infiltrating recipient cells within liver grafts, termed intrahepatic cell chimerism, is characteristic for tolerated liver allografts...
  5. ncbi request reprint "Tolerogenic effect" of the liver for a small bowel allograft
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:S123-6. 2000
    ..In contrast to other LSBTx rat models, these results reflect observations after human LSBTx, in which the rate of acute and chronic rejection is also significantly lower than after human SBTx...
  6. ncbi request reprint Analysis of cellular events in hepatic allografts: donor progenitors induce intragraft chimerism
    H J Gassel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:S465-70. 2000
    ..The persistent coexistence of donor and recipient cells within the liver allograft (intrahepatic chimerism) appears to be characteristic and may be important for long-term acceptance...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rat parathyroid allotransplantation: Influence of MHC antigen expression on graft survival
    S Timm
    Department of Surgery, , , Germany
    Microsurgery 21:221-2. 2001
    ..These results indicate that immunogenicity of rat parathyroid tissue might be determined by the amount of MHC class I expressed in donor parenchymal cells. Further experiments are necessary to validate this observation...
  8. ncbi request reprint Orthotopic liver/small bowel transplantation in rats: a microsurgical model inducing tolerance
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, , Josef-Schneider Strasse 2, , Germany
    Microsurgery 21:156-62. 2001
    ..The initiation of T-cell apoptosis is one possible explanation for the specific immunosuppressive effect of the liver allograft, which also supports the simultaneously transplanted small bowel allograft in our model...
  9. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis of T lymphocytes in liver and/or small bowel allografts during tolerance induction
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transplantation 66:1530-6. 1998
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether apoptosis may play a role in T-cell regulation during rejection and subsequent tolerance induction after liver transplantation (LTx) and combined liver/small bowel transplantation (LSBTx)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Donor-derived alloantigen-presenting cells persist in the liver allograft during tolerance induction
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:12-20. 2000
    ..However, the kinetics of the detected donor APC population in the liver suggests their important role in modifying the recipient's immune response towards tolerance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of donor MHC class I antigen expression on graft survival after rat parathyroid allotransplantation
    S Timm
    Department of Surgery, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 386:430-3. 2001
    ..We investigated the influence of donor MHC antigen expression on graft survival after parathyroid transplantation in three different strain combinations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Different kinetics of donor cell populations after isolated liver and combined liver/small bowel transplantation
    S Löffeler
    Department of Surgery, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Transpl Int 13:S537-40. 2000
    ..Microchimerism apparently plays no significant role in either transplantation model. The number of sinusoidal donor leukocytes, however, mirrors closely host immune responses...
  13. ncbi request reprint Modulation of the immune response with major histocompatability class II peptides via the indirect pathway of allorecognition after kidney and small bowel transplantation
    M Gasser
    Department of Surgery, University of Wurzburg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2244-5. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Concomitant liver transplantation reduces the rate of chronic small bowel allograft rejection
    D Meyer
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1040-1. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Immunogenicity of parathyroid allografts in the rat: immunosuppressive dosages effective in passenger leukocyte-rich small bowel transplants are not effective in parathyroid gland transplants with few passenger leukocytes
    S Timm
    Department of Surgery, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:46-52. 2004
    ..We compared the response to short-term immunosuppression of parathyroid gland transplants possessing few passenger leukocytes with that of passenger leukocyte-rich small bowel transplants...
  16. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the immunosuppressive potential of anti-CD28 antibodies for selective inhibition of the T-cell mediated alloresponse
    C Otto
    Experimental Transplantation Immunology Unit of the Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:2376. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Tolerance induction following orthotopic rat liver transplantation: cytokine production by CD4+ T cells determines the immunological response
    H J Gassel
    Department of Surgery, Exp Transplantation Immunology Unit of the Department of Surgery, University of Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, D 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1429-30. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint [A Critical Estimation of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring (IONM) in Thyroid Surgery]
    W H Hamelmann
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 127:409-13. 2002
    ..Possible reasons for the misinterpretation of the intraoperative signal and a critical reflection on the possibilities and predictive values of neuromonitoring will be discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Solid-pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas as differential diagnosis in pancreatic tumors of the young]
    B Illert
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität Würzburg
    Zentralbl Chir 128:438-42. 2003
    ..SPTP occur typically in young women or in children and are for most of benign behavior. In about 5 % a malignant course with occurrence of metastases can develop...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Radiofrequency ablation as minimal invasive procedure in the treatment of adrenal gland tumor]
    R Moll
    Abteilung für Röntgendiagnostik am Zentrum für Operative Medizin, Institut für Röntgendiagnostik der Universität Würzburg, Wuerzburg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:1071-4. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Presentation of an unusual benign liver tumor: primary hepatic glomangioma
    H J Gassel
    Dept of Surgery, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Germany
    Scand J Gastroenterol 37:1237-40. 2002
    ..Because there is a potential for malignant transformation, the existence of clinical symptoms and continuing growth are indications for resection...
  22. ncbi request reprint The advantages and disadvantages of nerve monitoring during thyroid surgery in childhood
    T Meyer
    Paediatric Surgery Unit, Centre of Operative Medicine, Julius Maximilians University, Wurzburg, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:392-5. 2006
    ..The question is whether IONM can be used in paediatric surgery for the identification and functional control of the RLN and the EBSLN, and what the advantages and disadvantages of using it are...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the abdominal wall. An unusual localization of a rare tumor]
    A Thalheimer
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Würzburg
    Chirurg 75:708-12. 2004
    ..In the case of metastasis, therapeutic nihilism no longer seems justified with the availability of imatinib, a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, which shows encouraging results in the therapy of metastatic GIST...
  24. ncbi request reprint [New concepts in treatment of gastric carcinoma]
    B Illert
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität Würzburg, Deutschland
    Rozhl Chir 84:432-5. 2005
    ..The new concept of tumor specific antibody therapy with a monoclonal antibody is discussed as an effective treatment especially to fight disseminated tumor cells and thus might help to improve the outcome in stomach cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Primary glomangioma of the liver. A new differential benign liver tumor diagnosis]
    H J Gassel
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg
    Chirurg 73:279-82. 2002
    ..As there is a possibility of malignant degeneration, we propose the decision for surgical removal once there are clinical symptoms and a growth tendency of the lesion...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Patient selection criteria for single-sided or minimal invasive operative procedures in primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT)]
    S Timm
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Würzburg, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 127:443-7. 2002
    ..Since sensitivity of localisation diagnostics is low with regard to multiglandular disease, parathyroid hormone should be monitored intraoperatively whenever minimal invasive operative procedures are performed...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Not all vocal cord failure following thyroid surgery is recurrent paresis due to damage during operation. Statement of the German Interdisciplinary Study Group on Intraoperative Neuromonitoring of Thyroid Surgery concerning recurring paresis due to intub
    H Dralle
    Universitätsklinik für Allgemein, Viszeral und Gefässchirurgie, Martin Luther Universitat Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale
    Chirurg 75:810-22. 2004
    ..The use of these methods to identify the nature of postoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy is recommended in cases of regular intraoperative neuromonitoring but postoperatively impaired function of the vocal cords...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Effectiveness and results of intraoperative neuromonitoring in thyroid surgery. Statement of the Interdisciplinary Study Group on Intraoperative Neuromonitoring of Thyroid Surgery]
    W Timmermann
    Universitatsklinik fur Chirurgie, Wurzburg, Germany
    Chirurg 75:916-22. 2004
    ..If the neuromonitoring signal changed during operation, 39% of the patients suffered from transient vocal cord immobility and 12% had permanent loss of vocal cord function...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Identification and surgical anatomy of the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve]
    W Timmermann
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik Würzburg, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 127:425-8. 2002
    ..Neuromonitoring proofed to be a reliable method to identify the nerve, which is an important element in concepts to prevent its injury...
  30. doi request reprint Intraoperative monitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery
    H Dralle
    Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Martin Luther University of Halle, Ernst Grube Str 40, D 06097 Halle Saale, Germany
    World J Surg 32:1358-66. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, a systematic evidence-based assessment of this novel health technology has not been performed...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Induction of apoptosis by preoperative passive immunotherapy in resectable stomach carcinoma]
    W Timmermann
    Chirurgische Universitatsklinik, Universitat Wurzburg, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg
    Kongressbd Dtsch Ges Chir Kongr 119:396-7. 2002
    ..In 80% of cases apoptosis induction could be demonstrated in the tumors. The only side effect of the SC-1 therapy was a reversible episode of fever during antibody infusion in 8% of our patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint A randomised trial comparing the efficacy and safety of tacrolimus with microemulsified cyclosporine after liver transplantation
    W Timmermann
    German FK 506 Liver Multicenter Trial Group, University Surgical Clinic, Josef Schneider Strasse 2, 97080 Wurzburg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 34:1516-8. 2002