G Gross

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rostock
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Conservative treatment of anogenital HPV infections]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock, Strempelstr 13, 18057, Rostock
    Hautarzt 62:34-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint [Syphilis. Part 2: Laboratory diagnostics, therapy and prevention]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Strempelstr 13, 18057, Rostock, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 64:851-61; quiz 862-3. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [Syphilis. Part 1: Introduction, pathology and clinical aspects]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Strempelstr 13, 18057, Rostock, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 64:771-88; quiz 789-90. 2013
  4. doi request reprint [Polyphenon E. A new topical therapy for condylomata acuminata]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie der Universität Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 85, 18055 Rostock
    Hautarzt 59:31-5. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [HPV vaccination]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock, Rostock
    Hautarzt 58:481-2. 2007
  6. doi request reprint [Differential diagnosis of condylomata acuminata. Indication for histopathology]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsklinikum Rostock, Strempelstrasse 13, 18057, Rostock
    Hautarzt 60:465-71. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint [Efficacy and tolerability of topical foscarnet sodium in treatment of herpes labialis. Results of post-marketing surveillance]
    G Gross
    Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock
    Hautarzt 57:40-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint [HPV vaccination is important for dermatologists]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsklinikum AöR, Universitat Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 59:929-32. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccines on dermatology and venereology
    G Gross
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 143:259-65. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint HPV-vaccination against cervical carcinoma: will it really work?
    Gerd Gross
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 196:121-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. doi request reprint [Conservative treatment of anogenital HPV infections]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock, Strempelstr 13, 18057, Rostock
    Hautarzt 62:34-9. 2011
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  2. ncbi request reprint [Syphilis. Part 2: Laboratory diagnostics, therapy and prevention]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Strempelstr 13, 18057, Rostock, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 64:851-61; quiz 862-3. 2013
    ..Prevention of syphilis includes exposition prophylaxis and in particular the routine use of condoms and the consistent education of affected persons and their sexual contacts. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint [Syphilis. Part 1: Introduction, pathology and clinical aspects]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Strempelstr 13, 18057, Rostock, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 64:771-88; quiz 789-90. 2013
    ..Syphilis together with genital herpes and other sexually transmitted genital and oral ulcers is an important pacemaker for HIV. ..
  4. doi request reprint [Polyphenon E. A new topical therapy for condylomata acuminata]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie der Universität Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 85, 18055 Rostock
    Hautarzt 59:31-5. 2008
    ..Mild to moderate local reactions are of short duration. "Drug-holidays" are not necessary and the ointment does not have to be washed off. There is no contraindication for uncircumcised men with genital warts...
  5. ncbi request reprint [HPV vaccination]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock, Rostock
    Hautarzt 58:481-2. 2007
  6. doi request reprint [Differential diagnosis of condylomata acuminata. Indication for histopathology]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsklinikum Rostock, Strempelstrasse 13, 18057, Rostock
    Hautarzt 60:465-71. 2009
    ..The diagnosis and differential diagnosis of condylomata acuminata is reviewed. Combining histologic evaluation into the diagnostic approach should improve the therapeutic results...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Efficacy and tolerability of topical foscarnet sodium in treatment of herpes labialis. Results of post-marketing surveillance]
    G Gross
    Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock
    Hautarzt 57:40-6. 2006
    ..Aim of this post-marketing surveillance study was to generate further data on efficacy and tolerability of foscarnet sodium cream 2% in patients with recurrent herpes labialis in daily routine practice...
  8. doi request reprint [HPV vaccination is important for dermatologists]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsklinikum AöR, Universitat Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 59:929-32. 2008
    ..The current AWMF-S3-guideline "Impfprävention HPV-assoziierter Neoplasien"can be used as a decision-making basis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Impact of prophylactic human papillomavirus vaccines on dermatology and venereology
    G Gross
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 143:259-65. 2008
    ..HPV disease can be widespread, chronic and often may rapidly progress to malignant tumors. Thus, these individuals would greatly benefit from prophylactic HPV immunization...
  10. ncbi request reprint HPV-vaccination against cervical carcinoma: will it really work?
    Gerd Gross
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 196:121-5. 2007
    ..The success of HPV vaccination as a major public health prevention opportunity, however, will entirely depend on efficient infrastructures to deliver the vaccines and on the acceptance by individuals, parents and health care providers...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Impact of prophylactic HPV vaccines on dermatology and venereology]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitätsklinikum AöR, Universitat Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Deutschland
    Hautarzt 58:507-14. 2007
    ..In immunosuppressed organ transplant recipients and HIV-positive individuals, HPV can be widespread, chronic and often rapidly progressive to malignant tumors; thus these groups would greatly benefit from HPV immunization...
  12. doi request reprint [Condylomata acuminata and other HPV associated disease pictures of the genitals, anus and urethra]
    Gerd Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologieund Venerologie, Klinikum der Universität Rostock AOR, Augustenstrasse 80 84D 18055 Rostock
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 6:153-62. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, four-arm parallel-group, placebo-controlled Phase II/III study to investigate the clinical efficacy of two galenic formulations of Polyphenon E in the treatment of external genital warts
    G Gross
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1404-12. 2007
    ..Clinical efficacy and safety of Polyphenon(R) E, a defined green tea extract, in external genital warts...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Herpes simplex virus infections]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Medizinische Fakultät der Universität Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Hautarzt 55:818-30. 2004
    ..Dermatologists play a major role in the early diagnosis and effective therapy of these infections. In this paper, the latest diagnostic and therapeutic, as well as prophylactic measures and vaccines, are reviewed...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Human papillomaviruses]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock, Deutschland
    Ther Umsch 60:595-604. 2003
    ..HPV-specific vaccines have been developed in the last 5 years and will be used in future for prevention and treatment of benign and malignant HPV-associated tumors of the genitoanal tract in both sexes...
  16. doi request reprint [Virus infections in dermatology and venereology]
    G Gross
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 84, 18055 Rostock
    Hautarzt 59:10. 2008
  17. ncbi request reprint [Sexually transmitted diseases. Epidemiology, differential diagnosis and therapy]
    G Gross
    Universitätsklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:26-33. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Role of human papillomavirus in penile cancer, penile intraepithelial squamous cell neoplasias and in genital warts
    G Gross
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 193:35-44. 2004
    ..Since high risk HPVs are more frequently found in verrucous carcinomas than in giant condylomas, HPV typing may be a helpful diagnostic step to differentiate giant condyloma from verrucous carcinoma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Herpes zoster guideline of the German Dermatology Society (DDG)
    G Gross
    Universitätsklinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie, Rostock, Augustenstr 80 84, D 18055, Rostock, Germany
    J Clin Virol 26:277-89; discussion 291-3. 2003
    ..Thus early presentation to a pain therapist is recommended in specific cases...
  20. ncbi request reprint Virus infections and tumors of the oral mucosae. Symposium of the "Arbeitskreis Oralpathologie und Oralmedizin" and the "Arbeitsgemeinschaft Dermatologische Infektiologie der Deutschen Dermatologischen Gesellschaft", Rostock, July 6-7, 2001
    G Gross
    Universitat Rostock, Medizinische Fakultat, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Augustenstr 80 85, D 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 6:440-58. 2001
    ..It is argued that this tumor is probably less dependent on classical carcinogens than other oral malignant tumors...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Bilateral asymmetric herpes zoster in adolescence]
    G Bloss
    , Augustenstrasse 80, 18055 Rostock
    Hautarzt 52:335-8. 2001
    ..Careful follow-up examinations are necessary in order to recognize systemic, especially hematologic, malignancies...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Atypical herpes simplex virus type 2 manifestations on the hand]
    G Gross
    , Augustenstrasse 80, 18055 Rostock
    Hautarzt 52:807-11. 2001
    ..Such atypical cases often remain undetected and do not receive specific and sufficient treatment. Two case reports illustrate the importance of clinically diagnosing herpes with atypical manifestations in immunodeficient patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Differential expression of thrombospondin 2 in primary and metastatic malignant melanoma
    M Kunz
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Germany
    Acta Derm Venereol 82:163-9. 2002
    ..The identification of thrombospondin 2 as a target molecule emphasizes the importance of cell-matrix interactions for the pathogenesis of malignant melanoma metastasis and may open future perspectives for treatment of this tumour...
  24. pmc Hypoxia/reoxygenation induction of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in melanoma cells: involvement of nuclear factor-kappaB, stimulatory protein-1 transcription factors and mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways
    Manfred Kunz
    Department of Dermatology, University of Rostock, Augustenstr 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Biochem J 366:299-306. 2002
    ..Functionally, H/R-induced MCP-1 production may contribute to tumour progression by committing selective pressure on tumour cells via chemoattraction and activation of tumour-infiltrating monocytes/macrophages...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of hypoxic gene regulation of angiogenesis factor Cyr61 in melanoma cells
    Manfred Kunz
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology and Institute of Immunology and Proteome Center, University of Rostock, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    J Biol Chem 278:45651-60. 2003
    ..This may argue for a hypoxia-induced selection process during tumor progression toward melanoma cells with constitutive high Cyr61 expression...
  26. doi request reprint The functional -443T/C osteopontin promoter polymorphism influences osteopontin gene expression in melanoma cells via binding of c-Myb transcription factor
    Julia Schultz
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    Mol Carcinog 48:14-23. 2009
    ..These findings might be a feasible explanation for different OPN expression levels in metastatic tumors and may also have prognostic and therapeutic relevance...
  27. ncbi request reprint Detection of gold particles in the neck skin after lightning stroke with evaporation of an ornamental chain
    Ludwig Jonas
    Department of Pathology, Electron Microscopic Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rostock, Germany
    Ultrastruct Pathol 26:153-9. 2002
    ..Attempts to remove the gold particles from the skin to remove the tattoo should not be undertaken because the gold is deep and widespread...
  28. doi request reprint Perianal Hailey-Hailey disease: an unusual differential diagnosis of condylomata acuminata
    K Ewald
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Augustenstr 80 84, D 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Int J STD AIDS 19:791-2. 2008
    ..The lesions were diagnosed as Hailey-Hailey disease localized in the perianal areal and need to be distinguished from human papillomavirus-associated genital lesions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Activation of c-Jun NH2-terminal kinase/stress-activated protein kinase (JNK/SAPK) is critical for hypoxia-induced apoptosis of human malignant melanoma
    M Kunz
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Germany
    Cell Growth Differ 12:137-45. 2001
    ..Taken together, our data demonstrate that hypoxia-induced JNK/SAPK activation appears to play a critical role in apoptosis regulation of melanoma cells in vitro and in vivo, independent of the Fas/FasL system...
  30. ncbi request reprint Malignant conversion of florid oral and labial papillomatosis during topical immunotherapy with imiquimod
    K Wenzel
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Rostock, Augustenstrasse 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Med Microbiol Immunol 192:161-4. 2003
    ..The lips were reconstructed by plastic surgery. 24 months after surgical intervention no recurrence nor metastasis to lymph nodes or distal sites were observed...
  31. ncbi request reprint DNA microarray technology and its applications in dermatology
    M Kunz
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Augustenstr 80 84, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Exp Dermatol 13:593-606. 2004
    ..Taken together, DNA microarray technology opens enormous perspectives for dermatologists. It may help us understand the complex pathogenesis of a wide variety of dermatologic diseases and identify their genetic background...
  32. doi request reprint MicroRNA let-7b targets important cell cycle molecules in malignant melanoma cells and interferes with anchorage-independent growth
    Julia Schultz
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Cell Res 18:549-57. 2008
    ..Taken together, these findings not only point to new regulatory mechanisms of early melanoma development, but also may open avenues for future targeted therapies of this tumor...
  33. ncbi request reprint [The Rostock moulage collection]
    H Heise
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Universitat Rostock
    Hautarzt 53:347-51. 2002
    ..Furthermore changes in the frequency of certain diseases can be recognized to some extent. The still existing moulages of the Department of Dermatology and Venereology of Rostock offer some interesting examples...
  34. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiling of peripheral blood mononuclear leukocytes from psoriasis patients identifies new immune regulatory molecules
    Dirk Koczan
    Institute of Immunology, University of Rostock, Schillingallee 70, 18055 Rostock, Germany
    Eur J Dermatol 15:251-7. 2005
    ..The genes identified in the present report and the molecular mechanisms underlying their regulation might serve as future targets for therapeutic intervention in psoriasis...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Herpes zoster. Overview, symptoms and treatment]
    Gerd Gross
    Universitat Rostock, Medizinische Fakultat, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Venerologie, Augustenstrasse 80 85, 18055 Rostock
    Med Monatsschr Pharm 25:309-16. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Gene expression signatures for tumor progression, tumor subtype, and tumor thickness in laser-microdissected melanoma tissues
    Jochen Jaeger
    Department of Computational Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Cancer Res 13:806-15. 2007
    ..To better understand the molecular mechanisms of malignant melanoma progression and metastasis, gene expression profiling was done of primary melanomas and melanoma metastases...
  37. ncbi request reprint Current management of herpes zoster: the European view
    Antonio Volpi
    Department of Public Health, University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Am J Clin Dermatol 6:317-25. 2005
    ..More needs to be done to educate the general public and increase awareness among primary healthcare providers of the benefits of timely and appropriate pharmacological therapy in patients with herpes zoster...
  38. pmc Novel varicella-zoster virus glycoprotein E gene mutations associated with genotypes A and D
    Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, D 60596 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 46:325-7. 2008
    ..Within 45 analyzed VZV wild-type strains of genotypes A and D, five novel gE mutations were discovered. A statistically significant (P < 0.0001) association of certain gE mutations with VZV genotype D was found...
  39. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of nodular actinic reticuloid with tacrolimus ointment
    Dirk Gröne
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    Dermatology 212:377-80. 2006
    ..We present a case of severe recalcitrant and nodular chronic actinic dermatitis responding to topically applied tacrolimus (Protopic). To avoid further relapses we continued this therapy twice a day over a period of 2 years...
  40. ncbi request reprint Single-day, patient-initiated famciclovir therapy for recurrent genital herpes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Fred Y Aoki
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba
    Clin Infect Dis 42:8-13. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to assess the efficacy and safety of a patient-initiated, single-day regimen of famciclovir therapy, compared with placebo, in immunocompetent adult patients with recurrent genital herpes...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Syphilis. Guideline of the German Sexually Transmitted Diseases Society fo diagnosis and therapy of syphilis]
    Helmut Schöfer
    Zentrum der Dermatologie und Venerologie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universitat, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60596 Frankfurt M
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 4:160-77. 2006
  42. pmc Novel approach for genotyping varicella-zoster virus strains from Germany
    Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit
    Institute of Medical Virology, Hospital of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Paul Ehrlich Strasse 40, D 60596, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    J Clin Microbiol 45:3540-5. 2007
    ..Therefore, this approach may allow us to draw a more comprehensive picture of wild-type VZV strains circulating in Germany and Central Europe by high-throughput procedures in the future...