H Lang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Essen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Hepatic metastases from leiomyosarcoma: A single-center experience with 34 liver resections during a 15-year period
    H Lang
    Klinik fur Abdominal und Transplantationschirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Ann Surg 231:500-5. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Mesohepatectomy, caudate lobectomy and resection of hilar bifurcation with biliary reconstruction by 6 hepaticojejunostomies for Klatskin tumor
    Hauke Lang
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1327-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of virtual tumor resection and computer-assisted risk analysis on operation planning and intraoperative strategy in major hepatic resection
    Hauke Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Arch Surg 140:629-38; discussion 638. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Extended left hepatectomy--modified operation planning based on three-dimensional visualization of liver anatomy
    Hauke Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:306-10. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Mesohepatectomy-an alternative to extended hepatectomy in the treatment of central liver tumors]
    H Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Chirurg 75:424-9. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint [Surgical therapy of hilar cholangiocarcinoma]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen
    Chirurg 77:325-34. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in non-cirrhotic liver without underlying viral hepatitis
    H Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Br J Surg 92:198-202. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Improved assessment of functional resectability in repeated hepatectomy by computer-assisted operation planning
    Hauke Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1645-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Benign esophagorespiratory fistula complicated by deep impaction of stent mesh in the esophageal wall
    H Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Endoscopy 37:185-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint [Surgical therapy of intrahepatic cholangiocellular carcinoma]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Chirurg 77:53-60. 2006

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Publications123 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Hepatic metastases from leiomyosarcoma: A single-center experience with 34 liver resections during a 15-year period
    H Lang
    Klinik fur Abdominal und Transplantationschirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Ann Surg 231:500-5. 2000
    ..To describe a large single-center experience with hepatic resection for metastatic leiomyosarcoma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mesohepatectomy, caudate lobectomy and resection of hilar bifurcation with biliary reconstruction by 6 hepaticojejunostomies for Klatskin tumor
    Hauke Lang
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1327-9. 2003
    ..In these cases mesohepatectomy reduces the risk for postoperative liver insufficiency but still allows oncologic tumor resection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of virtual tumor resection and computer-assisted risk analysis on operation planning and intraoperative strategy in major hepatic resection
    Hauke Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Arch Surg 140:629-38; discussion 638. 2005
    ..We evaluated the impact of computer-assisted risk analysis on operation planning for major hepatectomies, in particular on extent of resection or need for vascular reconstruction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Extended left hepatectomy--modified operation planning based on three-dimensional visualization of liver anatomy
    Hauke Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:306-10. 2004
    ..Based on the patient history of a 62-year-old man with a centrally located hepatocellular carcinoma we describe the potential influence of three-dimensional computed tomography (3D CT) on operation planning in extended left hepatectomy...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Mesohepatectomy-an alternative to extended hepatectomy in the treatment of central liver tumors]
    H Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Chirurg 75:424-9. 2004
    ..Mesohepatectomy should be considered in selected cases of central liver tumors in which extended resection would be associated with a high risk of liver insufficiency...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Surgical therapy of hilar cholangiocarcinoma]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen
    Chirurg 77:325-34. 2006
    ..The increasing experience with living donor transplantation and recent advances in neoadjuvant tumor therapy may lead to renewed discussion of liver transplantation in hilar cholangiocarcinoma...
  7. ncbi request reprint Liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in non-cirrhotic liver without underlying viral hepatitis
    H Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Br J Surg 92:198-202. 2005
    ..Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) arising in normal liver parenchyma is rare and the outcome after hepatectomy is not well documented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improved assessment of functional resectability in repeated hepatectomy by computer-assisted operation planning
    Hauke Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1645-8. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Benign esophagorespiratory fistula complicated by deep impaction of stent mesh in the esophageal wall
    H Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Endoscopy 37:185-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint [Surgical therapy of intrahepatic cholangiocellular carcinoma]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Chirurg 77:53-60. 2006
    ..Tumor resection is the treatment of choice, but so far the value of hepatic resection has not been well defined. We report results with an aggressive surgical approach for the treatment of this tumor entity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Left hepatic trisectionectomy for hepatobiliary malignancies
    Hauke Lang
    Department of General Surgery, Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 203:311-21. 2006
    ..Left hepatic trisectionectomy is the most extended hepatic resection. To date, few data are available on longterm outcomes after this operation...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Surgery during pregnancy]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Chirurg 76:744-52. 2005
    ..Due to the problems of prematurity, any surgery during pregnancy should be carried out only in perinatal clinics outfitted with neonatologic intensive care units...
  13. pmc Extended hepatectomy for intrahepatic cholangiocellular carcinoma (ICC): when is it worthwhile? Single center experience with 27 resections in 50 patients over a 5-year period
    Hauke Lang
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Ann Surg 241:134-43. 2005
    ..To evaluate the role of extended hepatectomy in locally advanced intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Extended indications for liver transplantation in HCC with special reference to living donor liver donation]
    H Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen
    Kongressbd Dtsch Ges Chir Kongr 119:410-3. 2002
    ..In addition to the donor's risk, to the prognosis of the recipient and to economical aspects the desire of the donor to offer the chance of transplantation despite a probably poor prognosis has to be considered and respected...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Donor organ harvesting]
    H Lang
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen
    Chirurg 73:517-35; quiz 536-7. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint [Liver resection and liver transplantation in liver cell adenoma, hepatocellular carcinoma and fibrolamellar liver carcinoma]
    H Lang
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 90:7-13. 2001
    ..For small, functionally irresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis liver transplantation is the treatment of choice today...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Donor risk in living-related liver transplantation - the surgeon's point of view]
    H Lang
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Allgemeine und transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol 51:447-51. 2001
    ..Up till now in more than 1000 living-related liver donations only three deaths occured due to thromboembolic and septic complications (< 0,3 %) (until 12/1998)...
  18. doi request reprint Donor/recipient algorithm for management of the middle hepatic vein in right graft live donor liver transplantation
    A Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Surg 199:708-15. 2010
    ....
  19. doi request reprint A new systematic classification of peripheral anatomy of the right hepatic duct: experience from adult live liver donor transplantation
    A Radtke
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3158-60. 2008
    ..The purpose of our study was to systematically describe this complex anatomy in clinically applicable fashion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted operative planning in adult living donor liver transplantation: a new way to resolve the dilemma of the middle hepatic vein
    A Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122, Essen, Germany
    World J Surg 31:175-85. 2007
    ..This comprehensive data acquisition supports preoperative evaluation and provides a high degree of safety for donors and improved outcomes for recipients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Preoperative volume prediction in adult living donor liver transplantation: how much can we rely on it?
    A Radtke
    Departments of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Am J Transplant 7:672-9. 2007
    ..While 3-D CT volumetry based on the 'largest' (venous) CT phase is associated with considerable overestimation, 3-D volumetry based on the 'smallest' (native) CT phase accurately matches the intraoperative findings...
  22. doi request reprint Liver transplantation as a primary indication for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: a single-center experience
    G C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3194-5. 2008
    ..The present study describes our institutional experience with patients who underwent transplantation for ICC as well as those with ICC who underwent transplantation with the incorrect diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Computer-assisted planning in living donor liver operation]
    A Radtke
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen
    Zentralbl Chir 131:69-74. 2006
    ..Aim of our study was to investigate, whether this new computer technology is advantageous in surgery planning for LDLT...
  24. doi request reprint Hepatic hilar and sectorial vascular and biliary anatomy in right graft adult live liver donor transplantation
    A Radtke
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3147-50. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze vascular and biliary variants at the hilar and sectorial level in right graft adult living donor liver transplantation...
  25. doi request reprint Intrahepatic biliary anatomy derived from right graft adult live donor liver transplantation
    A Radtke
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3151-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide a systematic classification of its branching patterns to enhance clinical decision-making...
  26. doi request reprint Anatomical classification of the peripheral right hepatic duct: early identification of a preventable source of morbidity and mortality in adult live donor liver transplantation
    A Radtke
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3155-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of our classification on right graft adult live donor liver transplantation (ALDLT) outcomes...
  27. doi request reprint Liver "compliance": a previously unrecognized preoperative predictor of small-for-size syndrome in adult living donor liver transplantation
    A Radtke
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3142-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of liver compliance on computed tomography (CT) volumetry and to determine its association with postoperative small-for-size syndrome (SFSS)...
  28. ncbi request reprint The "territorial belonging" of the middle hepatic vein: a troublesome dilemma in adult live donor liver transplantation--anatomical evidence based on virtual 3-dimensional-computed tomography-imaging reconstructions
    A Radtke
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 11:66-72. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze hepatic venous drainage patterns based on information obtained by 3-dimensional CT-imaging reconstructions...
  29. doi request reprint Long-term results after liver transplantation with "livers that nobody wants" within Eurotransplant: a center's experience
    G C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3196-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the long-term outcomes after OLT during a 2-year period of 45 rescue offers organs within Eurotransplant...
  30. doi request reprint Territorial belonging of the middle hepatic vein in living liver donor candidates evaluated by three-dimensional computed tomographic reconstruction and virtual liver resection
    A Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Br J Surg 96:206-13. 2009
    ..This study was designed to delineate 'territorial belonging' of the middle hepatic vein (MHV) and to identify hepatic venous anatomy at high risk of outflow congestion...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Liver resection and transplantation for hepatic tumors]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, 45122, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen, Germany
    Internist (Berl) 48:30-9. 2007
    ..This work provides an overview of the current status of surgical therapy for the most frequent, benign liver tumours, as well as for hepatocellular and cholangiocellular carcinoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Major liver resections for primary liver malignancies in the elderly
    G Sgourakis
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Acta Chir Belg 109:340-4. 2009
    ..The aim of our prospective study was to assess the results of major hepatic resections for primary liver tumours in patients 75 years of age or older...
  33. doi request reprint Liver transplantation with grafts from septuagenarians
    I Fouzas
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany Organ Transplant Unit, Hippocration University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Transplant Proc 40:3198-200. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate our experience with orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) using grafts from septuagenarians...
  34. doi request reprint Incidence of liver retransplantation and its effect on patient survival
    H Lang
    Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3201-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our institutional experience with re-liver transplantation (OLT) after split and full-size OLT...
  35. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients beyond the Milan but within the UCSF criteria
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 11:467-70. 2006
    ..Poor information is available about the real "gain" in patients' outcome when extending the listing criteria from Milan to UCSF...
  36. doi request reprint Eurotransplant special request for high-urgency status after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report
    G C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3211-2. 2008
    ....
  37. doi request reprint "Preemptive" live donor liver transplantation for fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma: a case report
    I Fouzas
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3806-7. 2008
    ..Herein we have reported successful "preemptive" living donor liver transplantation for presumed recurrence of FL-HCC after an extended right hepatectomy with resection and synthetic graft replacement of the inferior vena cava...
  38. ncbi request reprint Disease course after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with complete tumor necrosis in liver explants after performance of bridging treatments
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 10:539-42. 2005
    ..To study the disease course of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) showing complete tumor necrosis in their liver explants after undergoing bridging treatments followed by liver transplantation (LTx)...
  39. doi request reprint Cyclo-oxygenase-2 overexpression is a feature of early and well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma with a favourable prognosis
    K J Schmitz
    Institute of Pathology and Neuropathology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen 45122, Germany
    J Clin Pathol 62:690-3. 2009
    ..To determine the prognostic relevance of cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and its relationship to important clinicopathological parameters...
  40. ncbi request reprint Recurrent giant biloma following deceased donor split liver transplantation
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 12:609. 2007
    ..We report herein the case of a patient with a recurrent giant biloma following deceased donor split LT, which despite its volume was treated conservatively...
  41. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma after yttrium therapy: a case report
    G C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3804-5. 2008
    ..This report provided encouraging information on the potential of yttrium-90 microspheres as a bridging option before OLT for multifocal HCC...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Virtual hepatic surgery - computer-assisted operation planning on the 3-dimensional reconstructed liver]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Z Gastroenterol 45:965-70. 2007
    ..The development of navigation techniques to ensure the accurate application of the preoperative planned resection line is under investigation but not available yet...
  43. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of C0 and C2 monitoring in adult liver transplant recipients treated with neoral, mycophenolate mofetil, and steroids
    J Treckmann
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 39:3234-6. 2007
    ....
  44. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma with intrahepatic lymphatic invasion: case reports
    G C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany Department of General and Abdominal Surgery, Johannes Gutenberg University Hospital, Mainz, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3213-4. 2008
    ..Intrahepatic lymphatic invasion may not be an absolute adverse prognostic factor in cases of HCC with no hilar lymph node involvement at the time of OLT...
  45. ncbi request reprint Single-center experience on liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma arising in alcoholic cirrhosis: results and ethical issues
    G C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Surg Res 40:7-13. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of patients with HCC and ALD in the absence of viral hepatitic infections...
  46. ncbi request reprint Anatomical and physiological classification of hepatic vein dominance applied to liver transplantation
    A Radtke
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 10:187-94. 2005
    ..The purpose of our study was to provide a combined anatomical-physiological classification of hepatic vein dominance useful for surgical decision-making in both donors and recipients...
  47. doi request reprint Operations for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: single-institution experience of 158 patients
    Hauke Lang
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 208:218-28. 2009
    ..Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a rare primary liver malignancy. Until now, outcomes and prognostic factors after liver resection for these tumors have not been well-documented...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ex-vivo resection techniques in tissue-preserving surgery for liver malignancies
    R Raab
    Klinik fur Abdominal und Transplantationschirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 385:179-84. 2000
    ..Furthermore, in view of the fact that the results are not yet optimal, additive and adjuvant treatment modalities are needed...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Ex situ resection and resection of the in situ perfused liver: are there still indications?]
    K J Oldhafer
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Chirurg 72:131-7. 2001
    ..The indication for an ex situ liver resection resulting in autotransplantation of the remnant liver exists only in rare cases for oncological reasons...
  50. ncbi request reprint Organ protective management of the brain-dead donor
    F H Saner
    Universitatsklinikum Essen, Klinik und Poliklinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 9:485-90. 2004
    ..The administration of corticoids has to be considered if a sufficient circulation can not be regained...
  51. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: a German survey
    G M Kaiser
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3191-3. 2008
    ..The present study reports a German survey addressing outcomes in nonselected historical series of liver transplantation (OLT) for hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HL)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Staging laparoscopy in gastric cancer
    G C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 10:88-91. 2005
    ..Laparoscopy has been suggested as an appropriate staging modality in a variety of upper gastrointestinal malignancies...
  53. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of tumor recurrence after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma based on 1,198 cases
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 12:527-34. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to systematically review tumor characteristics leading to recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after liver transplantation (LT)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Intensive care management of acute liver failure
    F H Saner
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 9:261-6. 2004
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint [Liver resection: prt II. Operative procedure]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Chirurg 78:849-63; quiz 864-5. 2007
    ..Intraoperative complications are also discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Organ transplantation in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. Results of a survey in German transplantation centres]
    N R Fruhauf
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen
    Chirurg 75:681-6. 2004
    ..Today, this should be questioned critically...
  57. ncbi request reprint Terlipressin and gelafundin: safe therapy of hepatorenal syndrome
    F Saner
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 9:78-82. 2004
    ..The aim of our present study was to examine the effects of terlipressin and Gelatinepolysuccinat on renal function and hemodynamics in a time period of six days...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Liver resection: Part I. Anatomy and operative planning]
    H Lang
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen
    Chirurg 78:761-73; quiz 774. 2007
    ..Operative planning and anesthesiological management are discussed...
  59. ncbi request reprint AKT and ERK1/2 signaling in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    K J Schmitz
    Institute of Pathology and Neuropathology, University Hospital of Essen, University Duisburg Essen, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 13:6470-7. 2007
    ..Finally, we discuss future upcoming therapeutic options based on targeting these signaling pathways...
  60. doi request reprint Liver transplantation, liver resection, and transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis: which is the best oncological approach?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:2264-73. 2009
    ..Considering the scarcity of available organs, liver resection remains the best alternative option. TACE remains a potential therapy in patients within the Milan criteria, where it may be more beneficial than resection...
  61. pmc GNAS1 T393C polymorphism is associated with clinical course in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Klaus J Schmitz
    Institute of Pathology and Neuropathology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Neoplasia 9:159-65. 2007
    ..We have recently shown that TT genotypes of the single-nucleotide polymorphism T393C in the gene GNAS1 predict the clinical outcome of patients with various carcinomas...
  62. ncbi request reprint Anatomical and physiological comparison of liver volumes among three frequent types of parenchyma transection in live donor liver transplantation
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:333-8. 2005
    ..our study was to define and compare anatomical and physiological characteristics of venous drainage in the three most common types of liver transection techniques (Malagó, Cantlie, Pringle) encountered in live donor liver transplantation..
  63. ncbi request reprint Preoperative volume prediction in adult live donor liver transplantation: 3-D CT volumetry approach to prevent miscalculations
    A Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 13:319-26. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe and validate our modus 3-D CT volumetry...
  64. ncbi request reprint Postoperative ICU management in liver transplant patients
    F Saner
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 8:511-6. 2003
    ..These issues become much more relevant with increased adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation, where the scheduled operation allows a precise preoperative management in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Survival and recurrence rates after resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in noncirrhotic livers
    Hauke Lang
    Department of General Surgery, Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 205:27-36. 2007
    ..Hepatocellular carcinoma occurring in noncirrhotic livers is rare. The purpose of this article was to evaluate the outcomes and prognostic factors after hepatectomy in this setting...
  66. ncbi request reprint Activation of the ERK and AKT signalling pathway predicts poor prognosis in hepatocellular carcinoma and ERK activation in cancer tissue is associated with hepatitis C virus infection
    Klaus Juergen Schmitz
    Institute of Pathology and Neuropathology, University Hospital of Essen, Germany
    J Hepatol 48:83-90. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the prognostic relevance of AKT and extracellular regulated kinases (ERK1/2), which are implied in the regulation of cell proliferation and apoptosis, in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  67. doi request reprint Major liver resections in the elderly-is an aggressive approach justified?
    Maximilian Bockhorn
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 24:83-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate the outcome of major hepatic resections in the elderly population...
  68. ncbi request reprint Proximal versus distal gastric carcinoma--what are the differences?
    P Piso
    Klinik für Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Ann Surg Oncol 7:520-5. 2000
    ..The incidence of proximal gastric third carcinoma (PGC) has been rising in recent years. Classification and surgical therapy remain controversial...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Management of iatrogenic esophageal perforations]
    J Lautermann
    Universitäts Hals, Nasen, Ohrenklinik, Essen, Germany
    HNO 55:723-8. 2007
    ..Iatrogenic esophageal perforations are still a life-threatening clinical entity...
  70. ncbi request reprint Hepatic venous outflow reconstruction in right live donor liver transplantation
    Massimo Malago
    Department of Surgery, University of Essen Duisburg, Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 11:364-5. 2005
    ..The reconstructed common outflow is anastomosed to a triangular opening of the IVC. Such enhanced outflow provides optimal venous drainage, especially during the early phase of growth of the graft...
  71. ncbi request reprint Impact of intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) on survival of patients with unresectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma
    Gernot Maximilian Kaiser
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1951-4. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of IORT to surgery alone in patients with unresectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma...
  72. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: University Hospital Essen experience and metaanalysis of prognostic factors
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 205:661-75. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to correlate pathologic findings with outcomes after liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma and to evaluate associations between various tumor characteristics and patient outcomes...
  73. ncbi request reprint Terlipressin plus hydroxyethyl starch infusion: an effective treatment for hepatorenal syndrome
    Fuat H Saner
    Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationchirurgie, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:925-7. 2003
    ..We hereby report the first case of successful treatment of hepatorenal syndrome with terlipressin and hydroxyethyl starch, which appears to be a safe and effective treatment...
  74. doi request reprint Survival of patients with synchronous and metachronous colorectal liver metastases--is there a difference?
    Maximilian Bockhorn
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1399-405. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare outcomes in patients with synchronous and metachronous colorectal liver metastases, with special emphasis on prognostic determinants...
  75. ncbi request reprint Biliary reconstruction following right adult living donor liver transplantation end-to-end or end-to-side duct-to-duct anastomosis
    Massimo Malago
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Operatives Zentrum II, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:37-44. 2002
    ..Our aim is to describe the feasibility of duct-to-duct anastomoses independent of the presence of one or multiple graft bile ducts...
  76. doi request reprint Liberal policy in living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: lessons learned
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 54:377-84. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate survival and prognostic factors associated with a liberal exclusionary policy...
  77. ncbi request reprint Extended left hepatectomy with an inferior right liver vein: improved operation planning by 3-D reconstruction and computer-assisted imaging
    Hauke Lang
    Essen University, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 205:626-7. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of transarterial chemoembolization prior to liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma as found in pathology
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:329-32. 2005
    ..To analyze the efficacy of chemoembolization prior to liver transplantation in liver explants...
  79. ncbi request reprint The role of surgery in Caroli's disease
    Maximilian Bockhorn
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Coll Surg 202:928-32. 2006
    ..Whether conservative or surgical strategies should be preferred is still a matter of debate. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of surgery in the management of Caroli's disease...
  80. ncbi request reprint Experience after the evaluation of 700 potential donors for living donor liver transplantation in a single center
    Camino Valentin-Gamazo
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 10:1087-96. 2004
    ..In conclusion, all efforts should be made in order to develop an effective screening protocol for the evaluation of donors with the aim of saving time and resources for a liver transplantation program...
  81. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a single-center preliminary report
    Massimo Malago
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 12:934-40. 2006
    ..In conclusion, LDLT is a promising treatment option for patients with HCC. Even longer follow-up and bigger patients' series are needed to fully assess the benefits of LDLT for HCC patients exceeding the Milan criteria...
  82. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation and incidentally found hepatocellular carcinoma in liver explants: need for a new definition?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 81:531-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of patients with these tumors in our series and in literature reports, and to compare their prognosis to that of HCC diagnosed preoperatively...
  83. ncbi request reprint Peri-operative filtration of disseminated cytokeratin positive cells in patients with colorectal liver metastasis
    Nils R Fruhauf
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45147, Essen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 390:15-20. 2005
    ..As prevention of cell dissemination is barely obtainable, alternative concepts have to be discussed...
  84. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of pancreatic metastases of renal cell carcinoma
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    JOP 6:339-43. 2005
    ..We herein present two cases of pancreatic metastases of renal cell carcinoma which occurred 17 and 19 years after the primary diagnosis...
  85. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative cholangioscopy in the management of biliary adenomas
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Surg Oncol 85:91-2. 2004
  86. ncbi request reprint Hilar lymph nodes sampling at the time of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: to do or not to do? Meta-analysis to determine the impact of hilar lymph nodes metastases on tumor recurrence and survival in patients with hepatocellular carcin
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transpl Int 20:141-6. 2007
    ..Given the ever-present diagnostic dilemma associated with enlarged hilar LN, especially in hepatitis C-positive patients, hilar LN sampling during LT for HCC could better define patients at risk...
  87. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced multidetector-CT cholangiography after living donor liver transplantation
    Tobias Schroeder
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1176-80. 2007
    ..To prospectively evaluate the feasibility of postoperative contrast enhanced Multi-detector-CT cholangiography (ceMDCT-CA) in living liver donors and transplant recipients...
  88. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis within the Eurotransplant area: an additional option with "livers that nobody wants"
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 80:897-902. 2005
    ..However, because of limited organ availability, not all those who qualify can benefit from it...
  89. ncbi request reprint Surgery for hepatocellular carcinoma arising in hereditary hemochromatosis
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Eur Surg Res 38:371-6. 2006
    ..The benefit of surgical therapy in this clinical entity is not well documented. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of such patients both in our own experience as well as in the published literature...
  90. ncbi request reprint Surgery as primary treatment in patients with liver metastases from carcinoid tumors: a retrospective, unicentric study over 13 years
    H Nave
    Clinic of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Surgery 129:170-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Surgery for metastatic carcinoid tumors may be curative or palliative, with a potential for cure in some cases and prolongation of survival and amelioration of symptoms in the majority of patients...
  91. doi request reprint Pulmonary nodules at risk in patients undergoing liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transpl Int 21:850-6. 2008
    ..Small pulmonary nodules in high-risk HCC patients (low tumor grading, exceeding Milan criteria) may be characterized as nodules at risk, and evaluated very closely prior to listing and during the pre- and post-transplant periods...
  92. ncbi request reprint Papillomatosis confined to the distal biliary tract--a rare cause of obstructive jaundice: report of a case
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, D 45122 Essen, Germany
    Surg Today 33:781-4. 2003
    ..When considering a radical resection, intraoperative cholangioscopy is strongly recommended to confirm any localized papillomatosis and rule out any diffuse papillomatosis of the entire biliary tract...
  93. pmc Right living donor liver transplantation: an option for adult patients: single institution experience with 74 patients
    Massimo Malago
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Ann Surg 238:853-62; discussion 862-3. 2003
    ..To present an institutional experience with the use of right liver grafts in adult patients and to assess the practicability and efficacy of this procedure by analyzing the results...
  94. ncbi request reprint Impact of hepatic vein deprivation on liver regeneration and function after major hepatectomy
    Maximilian Bockhorn
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:527-33. 2008
    ..The impact of venous outflow impairment and its consequences for liver regeneration and function are still a matter of debate...
  95. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma and cirrhosis in candidates with undetectable or very low alpha-fetoprotein levels: is an expansion of the listing criteria justified?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1671-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the results after LT for HCC patients with very low alpha fetoprotein (AFP) values both in our series and in literature reports...
  96. doi request reprint Intraoperative application of "white test" to reduce postoperative bile leak after major liver resection: results of a prospective cohort study in 137 patients
    Jun Li
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:1019-24. 2009
    ..This study aimed to prove the clinical validation of the recently developed bile leakage test, "white test" (WT), in major liver resection...
  97. ncbi request reprint Management of Budd-Chiari syndrome
    Joachim Ruh
    Departments of General and Transplantation Surgery, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 50:540-6. 2005
    ..If venous outflow cannot be interventionally restored and liver function deteriorates or cirrhosis develops during this time course, liver transplantation is the therapy of choice...
  98. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation with "rescue organ offers" within the eurotransplant area: a 2-year report from the University Hospital Essen
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 82:304-9. 2006
    ..Overall patient survival was 84.4%. LTx with such "rescue organs" constitutes an additional transplant option and a safe mechanism to "rescue" organs within Eurotransplant...
  99. doi request reprint Metallothionein overexpression and its prognostic relevance in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma and extrahepatic hilar cholangiocarcinoma (Klatskin tumors)
    Klaus Jürgen Schmitz
    Institute of Pathology and Neuropathology, University Hospital of Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hum Pathol 40:1706-14. 2009
    ..In comparison, lack of metallothionein expression seems to be associated with cholangiocarcinoma with a papillary phenotype, which is generally recognized to have a better prognosis...
  100. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation in the setting of hepatocellular carcinoma and portal vein thrombosis: a challenging dilemma?
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, Essen 45122, Germany
    Dig Dis Sci 53:1994-9. 2008
    ..However, it is frequently difficult to establish preoperatively whether the thrombus is associated with tumor invasion or with stagnant flow. The purpose of this study was to further address this controversial issue...
  101. pmc Classifications in routine use: lessons from ICD-9 and ICPM in surgical practice
    J Stausberg
    University of Essen, Essen, Germany
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 8:92-100. 2001
    ....