C N Gutt

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Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Totally laparoscopic versus conventional ileoanal pouch procedure--design of a single-centre, expertise based randomised controlled trial to compare the laparoscopic and conventional surgical approach in patients undergoing primary elective restorative pr
    Dalibor Antolovic
    Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Surg 6:13. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Early experiences of robotic surgery in children
    C N Gutt
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Surg Endosc 16:1083-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Fewer adhesions induced by laparoscopic surgery?
    C N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral and Trauma Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 18:898-906. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Circulatory and respiratory complications of carbon dioxide insufflation
    C N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dig Surg 21:95-105. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of laparoscopic and conventional surgery on Kupffer cells, tumor-associated CD44 expression, and intrahepatic tumor spread
    Carsten N Gutt
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Ruprechts Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Arch Surg 137:1408-12. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis and treatment of deep vein thrombosis in general surgery
    Carsten N Gutt
    Department of General Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, D 62120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Surg 189:14-22. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Training for advanced laparoscopic surgery
    Carsten N Gutt
    Department of Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Surg 168:172-7. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Success and complication parameters for laparoscopic surgery: a benchmark for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
    C N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Endoscopy 41:36-41. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Insufflation profile and body position influence portal venous blood flow during pneumoperitoneum
    C N Gutt
    Department of General Surgery, Marienhospital, Stuttgart, Germany
    Surg Endosc 17:1951-7. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of carbon dioxide and helium insufflation on experimental liver metastases, macrophages, and cell adhesion molecules
    C N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral, and Trauma Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 17:1628-31. 2003

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Publications53

  1. pmc Totally laparoscopic versus conventional ileoanal pouch procedure--design of a single-centre, expertise based randomised controlled trial to compare the laparoscopic and conventional surgical approach in patients undergoing primary elective restorative pr
    Dalibor Antolovic
    Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Surg 6:13. 2006
    ..Restorative proctocolectomy is increasingly being performed minimal invasively but a totally laparoscopic technique has not yet been compared to the standard open technique in a randomized study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Early experiences of robotic surgery in children
    C N Gutt
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Surg Endosc 16:1083-6. 2002
    ..To investigate the feasibility of this system in pediatric surgery, laparoscopic fundoplication (Thal and Nissen), cholecystectomy, and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy were performed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fewer adhesions induced by laparoscopic surgery?
    C N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral and Trauma Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 18:898-906. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic surgery has potential theoretical advantages over open surgery in reducing the rate of adhesion formation, but very few comparative studies are available to prove this...
  4. ncbi request reprint Circulatory and respiratory complications of carbon dioxide insufflation
    C N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dig Surg 21:95-105. 2004
    ..Knowledge of the pathophysiology of a CO(2) pneumoperitoneum can help minimize complications while profiting from the benefits of laparoscopic surgery without concerns about its safety...
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of laparoscopic and conventional surgery on Kupffer cells, tumor-associated CD44 expression, and intrahepatic tumor spread
    Carsten N Gutt
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Ruprechts Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Arch Surg 137:1408-12. 2002
    ..The oncologic feasibility of laparoscopic surgery for the cure of colorectal cancer is under debate. The effect of laparoscopic colorectal cancer resection on hepatic tumor spread has not yet been clarified...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis and treatment of deep vein thrombosis in general surgery
    Carsten N Gutt
    Department of General Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, D 62120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Surg 189:14-22. 2005
    ..Patients undergoing general surgery present an inherent risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Evidence-based strategies for prevention and treatment of DVT should be continuously upgraded on the basis of good-quality recent trials...
  7. ncbi request reprint Training for advanced laparoscopic surgery
    Carsten N Gutt
    Department of Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Surg 168:172-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficiency of training for advanced minimally-invasive surgery in rats...
  8. doi request reprint Success and complication parameters for laparoscopic surgery: a benchmark for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
    C N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Endoscopy 41:36-41. 2009
    ..This might not only lead to better cosmetic results but also enhance the prospect of decreases in wound infections and incisional hernias, as well as reducing operative stress, postoperative immobility, and pain...
  9. ncbi request reprint Insufflation profile and body position influence portal venous blood flow during pneumoperitoneum
    C N Gutt
    Department of General Surgery, Marienhospital, Stuttgart, Germany
    Surg Endosc 17:1951-7. 2003
    ..We investigated changes in portal venous blood flow (PVBF) during carbon dioxide (CO2) pneumoperitoneum to evaluate the effects of different insufflation profiles and body positions...
  10. ncbi request reprint The impact of carbon dioxide and helium insufflation on experimental liver metastases, macrophages, and cell adhesion molecules
    C N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral, and Trauma Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 17:1628-31. 2003
    ..It is unknown whether intraabdominal pressure or the gas itself influences hepatic tumor growth. In contrast to carbon dioxide, the alternative gas helium is believed to reduce malignant cell growth...
  11. doi request reprint No relevant difference in quality of life and functional outcome at 12 months' follow-up-a randomised controlled trial comparing robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    B P Müller-Stich
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:441-6. 2009
    ..Any long-lasting advantages for patients in this regard could be a justification for the use of RALF for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of insufflation gas and intraabdominal pressure on portal venous flow during pneumoperitoneum in the rat
    T C Schmandra
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:405-8. 2001
    ..Portal blood flow, which plays an important role in hepatic function and cell-conveyed immune response, is one of the affected parameters...
  13. ncbi request reprint CO2 environment influences the growth of cultured human cancer cells dependent on insufflation pressure
    C N Gutt
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Ster Kai 7, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:314-8. 2001
    ..Therefore, we designed a study to investigate the influence of CO2 insufflation administered at different pressures on the growth of cultured human tumor cells...
  14. ncbi request reprint Development and evaluation of a training module for the clinical introduction of the da Vinci robotic system in visceral and vascular surgery
    A Mehrabi
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 20:1376-82. 2006
    ..The authors aimed to design and evaluate a clinic-like training program for the clinical introduction of the da Vinci robotic system in visceral and vascular surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic fundoplication: short-term outcome of a pilot randomized controlled trial
    B P Müller-Stich
    Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 21:1800-5. 2007
    ..This is also true for laparoscopic fundoplication. The present study was designed to compare robotic-assisted (RALF) and conventional laparoscopic fundoplication (CLF) with the focus on operative time, costs und perioperative outcome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic organ retrieval for living donor liver transplantation does not prevent graft injury
    P Schemmer
    Department of Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 37:1625-7. 2005
    ..If this is confirmed in humans, laparoscopic organ retrieval for LDLT would be expected to decrease graft quality and not be beneficial in liver transplantation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Taurine protects from liver injury after warm ischemia in rats: the role of kupffer cells
    M Kincius
    Department of General Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Surg Res 39:275-83. 2007
    ..Taurine prevents Kupffer cell activation and improves graft survival after experimental cold ischemia and liver transplantation. Thus this study was designed to assess its effects after warm hepatic ischemia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of microperfusion disturbances in the transplanted liver after Kupffer cell destruction using GdCl3: an experimental porcine study
    C Jahnke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 38:1588-95. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the protective effect of GdCl3 on disturbances of microperfusion in the transplanted liver...
  19. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for prevention and management of complications following kidney transplantation in rats
    P S Pahlavan
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 37:2333-7. 2005
    ..The main urinary complications can be minimized by avoiding stents and cannulas and focusing on using techniques like the bladder-patch technique...
  20. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted abdominal surgery
    C N Gutt
    Department of General Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Br J Surg 91:1390-7. 2004
    ..Robotic assistance or telemanipulation is the latest technological advance in minimally invasive surgery. Its future implementation will depend on the advantages that it can provide over standard laparoscopy or open surgery...
  21. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted paraesophageal hernia repair--a case-control study
    Tobias Gehrig
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 398:691-6. 2013
    ..Therefore, we decided to investigate the feasibility and safety of robotic-assisted surgery (RAS) compared to conventional laparoscopic (CLS) and open surgery (OS) for the first time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of dopamine and endothelin-1 antagonism on portal venous blood flow during laparoscopic surgery
    Z G Kim
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Surg Endosc 16:1292-6. 2002
    ..Whether dopamine and endothelin-1 (ET-1) antagonists might restore liver blood during laparoscopic surgery has not yet been investigated...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of laparoscopy and laparotomy on systemic and peritoneal T lymphocytes in a rat model
    C N Gutt
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 16:216-20. 2001
    ..The mechanical pressure of the pneumoperitoneum seems to aggravate peritoneal T lymphocytes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of laparoscopic surgery on experimental hepatic metastases
    C N Gutt
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Br J Surg 88:371-5. 2001
    ..Metastatic disease to the liver is one of the major factors determining outcome after colonic resection with curative intention. The influence of laparoscopic surgery on metastatic disease in the liver is still largely unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Creation and establishment of a respiratory liver motion simulator for liver interventions
    S A Muller
    Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Med Phys 34:4605-8. 2007
    ..Based on the tests, it is concluded that the novel respiratory liver motion simulator is suitable for in vitro evaluation of navigated systems and interventional and surgical procedures...
  26. ncbi request reprint A review of various techniques of orthotopic liver transplantation in the rat
    A Kashfi
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Transplant Proc 37:185-8. 2005
    ..Each research group must choose techniques according to study defined aims...
  27. ncbi request reprint Impact of laparoscopic CO2-insufflation on tumor-associated molecules in cultured colorectal cancer cells
    Z G Kim
    Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Surg Endosc 16:1182-6. 2002
    ..The current study investigates the influence of CO2-insufflation on the expression of E-cadherin, I-CAM1, I-CAM2, and CD44 in vitro...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Postoperative ileus. Pathophysiology and prevention]
    J Köninger
    Abteilung für Allgemein, Viszeral und Unfallchirurgie, Chirurgische Klinik, Universitat Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Chirurg 77:904-12. 2006
    ..In the present article we discuss possible variables influencing this disease. Furthermore, means of prevention and therapeutic strategies for postoperative ileus are briefly presented...
  29. ncbi request reprint Development of a navigation system for minimally invasive esophagectomy
    H G Kenngott
    Department of General, Abdominal, and Transplant Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 22:1858-65. 2008
    ..This study aimed to develop a navigation system for visualizing surgical instruments in relation to the tumor and anatomic structures in the chest...
  30. doi request reprint Experimental study of cardiorespiratory and stress factors in esophageal surgery using robot-assisted thoracoscopic or open thoracic approach
    Sven Eisold
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Arch Surg 143:156-63. 2008
    ..Our aim was to compare cardiovascular and stress response to robotic technology during thoracoscopic mobilization and anastomosis of the esophagus vs the conventional open approach...
  31. ncbi request reprint Totally endoscopic Nissen fundoplication with a robotic system in a child
    D D Meininger
    Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine, and Pain Control, J W Goethe University Hospital Center, Theodor Stern Kai 7, D 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
    Surg Endosc 15:1360. 2001
    ..Therefore, patients submitted to this type of procedure require intensive and even invasive monitoring...
  32. doi request reprint Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty as a treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and hiatal hernias-preliminary clinical and functional results of a prospective case series
    Beat P Muller-Stich
    Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Surg 195:749-56. 2008
    ..LMAH aims to prevent reflux solely by mesh-reinforced narrowing of the hiatus and lengthening of the intra-abdominal esophagus...
  33. doi request reprint Is a circular polypropylene mesh appropriate for application at the esophageal hiatus? Results from an experimental study in a porcine model
    Beat P Muller-Stich
    Department of General, Abdominal, and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 23:1372-8. 2009
    ..The current study aimed to investigate the properties of a circular heavy-weight polypropylene mesh in terms of stenosis, migration, erosions, and adhesions in a porcine model...
  34. doi request reprint R2 resection in pancreatic cancer--does it make sense?
    Jörg Köninger
    Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:929-34. 2008
    ..Extensive surgical exploration for definitive clear resectability may lead to R2 resections in single cases...
  35. doi request reprint Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty as a method to treat gastroesophageal reflux without fundoplication: single-center experience with 306 consecutive patients
    Beat P Muller-Stich
    Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Surg 198:17-24. 2009
    ..However, because of persisting side effects the method is not without controversy. Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty might be an alternative...
  36. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic posterior mesorectal resection as an option to combine local treatment of early stage rectal cancer with partial mesorectal lymphadenectomy
    Jörg Köninger
    Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:567-71. 2007
    ..Local excision of low rectal cancer is regarded as an alternative to radical surgery; however, occurrence of lymph node metastasis even in patients with highly differentiated early-stage rectal cancer may be underestimated...
  37. ncbi request reprint Negative impact of systemic catecholamine administration on hepatic blood perfusion after porcine liver transplantation
    Arianeb Mehrabi
    Division of Liver Transplantation, Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Liver Transpl 11:174-87. 2005
    ..Clinicians should be aware of this potentially hazardous effect. Therefore, application of catecholamines after clinical LTx should be indicated carefully...
  38. ncbi request reprint Signs of reperfusion injury following CO2 pneumoperitoneum: an in vivo microscopy study
    Arash Nickkholgh
    Department of General Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 22:122-8. 2008
    ..It has been suggested that the desufflation at the end of the procedure creates a model of reperfusion in a previously ischemic liver, thus predisposing it to reperfusion injury...
  39. ncbi request reprint Taurine improves graft survival after experimental liver transplantation
    Peter Schemmer
    Department of General Surgery, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Liver Transpl 11:950-9. 2005
    ..Decreased leukocyte-endothelial cell interaction and improved microcirculation are the proposed mechanisms, which are most likely Kupffer cell-dependent...
  40. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy
    Carsten N Gutt
    Department of General, Visceral, and Trauma Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:428-34. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Different impact of normo- and hypotensive brain death on renal macro- and microperfusion--an experimental evaluation in a porcine model
    Arianeb Mehrabi
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, INF 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2456-63. 2004
    ..Amongst various causes, changes in renal microperfusion could be responsible. Renocortical microperfusion was assessed during BD using thermal diffusion in a porcine model...
  42. doi request reprint Comparison of two different transection techniques in liver surgery-an experimental study in a porcine model
    T Gehrig
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 398:909-15. 2013
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of a pneumoperitoneum on systemic cytokine levels, bacterial translocation, and organ complications in a rat model of severe acute pancreatitis with infected necrosis
    O Strobel
    Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 20:1897-903. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the effects of a pneumoperitoneum on systemic cytokine levels, bacterial translocation, and systemic organ complications in a rat model of IPN...
  44. doi request reprint The point of conversion in laparoscopic colonic surgery affects the oncologic outcome in an experimental rat model
    Martin A Thome
    Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Endosc 23:1988-94. 2009
    ..This result may be related to an increased risk in terms of the oncologic outcome. This study aimed to investigate the oncologic consequences of early and late conversion in laparoscopic colonic surgery...
  45. doi request reprint Feasibility of a high intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis without thoracic access after laparoscopic-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy: a pilot experimental study
    Vasile V Bintintan
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Innov 16:228-36. 2009
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Robotic suturing: technique and benefit in advanced laparoscopic surgery
    Hannes G Kenngott
    Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 17:160-7. 2008
    ..Robotic devices shorten the learning curve of laparoscopic procedures. Further clinical trials focusing on anastomosis time are needed to assess this question...
  47. pmc Nuclear accumulation of beta-catenin protein indicates activation of wnt signaling in chemically induced rat nephroblastomas
    David Ehrlich
    Division of Applied Tumor Biology, Institute of Pathology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 220 221, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 13:1-8. 2010
    ..Nuclear expression of beta-catenin in the absence of Ctnnb1 mutations implies, however, alternate mutational targets in rat nephroblastomas...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dietary omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids prevent the development of metastases of colon carcinoma in rat liver
    Carsten N Gutt
    Dept of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 46:279-85. 2007
    ..Fish oil consisting of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) seems to reduce the incidence of colon cancer. The effect of PUFAs on metastasis of colon carcinoma is still unclear...
  49. ncbi request reprint Preoperative bowel preparation: surgical standard or past?
    Beat P Muller-Stich
    Department of General, Abdominal and Transplant Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Dig Surg 23:375-80. 2006
    ..This concept is based on traditional and personal empiricism and usually not evidence based. The objective of the present review was to reassess this dogma against the background of the highest level of evidence published thus far...
  50. ncbi request reprint Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide and gastrin-releasing peptide attenuate hepatic microvasculatory disturbances following intestinal ischemia and reperfusion
    Ingo Leister
    Department of Surgery, Georg August University, Gottingen, Germany
    Digestion 66:186-92. 2002
    ..The aim was to determine the potentially protective effect of the vasoactive hormones vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) and gastrin-releasing peptide (GRP) on hepatic microcirculation following IIR...
  51. ncbi request reprint Surgical palliation in patients with pancreatic cancer
    Jörg Köninger
    Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:13-21. 2007
    ..Due to high mortality and morbidity rates of surgery, treatment of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer is mainly in the hand of gastroenterologists...
  52. ncbi request reprint Management of early hemorrhage from pancreatic anastomoses after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Moritz N Wente
    Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, DE 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Dig Surg 23:203-8. 2006
    ..The practical aspects and outcomes of management of this complication are unclear, with limited data...
  53. pmc Taurolidine reduces the tumor stimulating cytokine interleukin-1beta in patients with resectable gastrointestinal cancer: a multicentre prospective randomized trial
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Humboldt University, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 7:32. 2009
    ..The effect of additional treatment strategies with antineoplastic agents on intraperitoneal tumor stimulating interleukin levels are unclear. Taurolidine and Povidone-iodine have been mainly used for abdominal lavage in Germany and Europe...