Joachim Pfannschmidt

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Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Surgical intervention for pulmonary metastases
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 109:645-51. 2012
  2. ncbi Pulmonary metastasectomy in patients with soft tissue sarcomas: experiences in 50 patients
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:489-92. 2006
  3. ncbi [Prognosis after complete surgical resection for non-small cell lung cancer based on the staging classification]
    J Pfannschmidt
    Chirurgische Abteilung der Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2643-8. 2006
  4. ncbi Prognostic assessment after surgical resection for non-small cell lung cancer: experiences in 2083 patients
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Lung Cancer 55:371-7. 2007
  5. ncbi Invited commentary
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Surgery, Thoraxklinik am Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Amalienstr 5, Heidelberg, 69126 Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:234-5. 2007
  6. ncbi Surgical resection of pulmonary metastases from colorectal cancer: a systematic review of published series
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:324-38. 2007
  7. doi Diagnosis of pulmonary metastases with helical CT: the effect of imaging techniques
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Surgery, Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:471-5. 2008
  8. doi [Current surgical management of pulmonary metastases]
    J Pfannschmidt
    Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum Chirurgie, Amalienstrasse 5, Heidelberg, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 134:418-24. 2009
  9. doi Identification of immunohistochemical prognostic markers for survival after resection of pulmonary metastases from colorectal carcinoma
    J Pfannschmidt
    Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum, 69126 Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 57:403-8. 2009
  10. doi Reported outcome factors for pulmonary resection in metastatic colorectal cancer
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Thorac Oncol 5:S172-8. 2010

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Publications37

  1. pmc Surgical intervention for pulmonary metastases
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 109:645-51. 2012
    ..Metastasectomy with curative intent may be indicated for carefully selected patients...
  2. ncbi Pulmonary metastasectomy in patients with soft tissue sarcomas: experiences in 50 patients
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:489-92. 2006
    ..Pulmonary resection of metastatic soft tissue sarcomas is an accepted method of treatment. The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical course, outcome and prognostic factors after surgery...
  3. ncbi [Prognosis after complete surgical resection for non-small cell lung cancer based on the staging classification]
    J Pfannschmidt
    Chirurgische Abteilung der Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2643-8. 2006
    ..The TNM classification is scheduled to be revised in 2007. In a large single-center collective we investigated the prognosis for patients who had complete resection of a NSCLC...
  4. ncbi Prognostic assessment after surgical resection for non-small cell lung cancer: experiences in 2083 patients
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Lung Cancer 55:371-7. 2007
    ..The present stage related prognosis seems to characterize patient prognosis and outcome reliable. For further data review there should be a focus on stage IV disease...
  5. ncbi Invited commentary
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Surgery, Thoraxklinik am Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Amalienstr 5, Heidelberg, 69126 Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:234-5. 2007
  6. ncbi Surgical resection of pulmonary metastases from colorectal cancer: a systematic review of published series
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:324-38. 2007
    ....
  7. doi Diagnosis of pulmonary metastases with helical CT: the effect of imaging techniques
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Surgery, Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:471-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the additional value of helical CT to see whether the slice thickness and the reading environment was a factor determining the accuracy of helical scans...
  8. doi [Current surgical management of pulmonary metastases]
    J Pfannschmidt
    Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum Chirurgie, Amalienstrasse 5, Heidelberg, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 134:418-24. 2009
    ..All results together demonstrate that resection and re-resection of pulmonary metastases can be beneficial in patients, carefully selected by a multidisciplinary tumour board of thoracic surgeons and medical oncologists...
  9. doi Identification of immunohistochemical prognostic markers for survival after resection of pulmonary metastases from colorectal carcinoma
    J Pfannschmidt
    Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum, 69126 Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 57:403-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to verify immunohistochemical markers in addition to established clinical parameters after surgery...
  10. doi Reported outcome factors for pulmonary resection in metastatic colorectal cancer
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Thorac Oncol 5:S172-8. 2010
    ..These outcomes exceed those normally associated with metastatic colorectal cancer. It is this perception that has encouraged surgeons and caused the practice to grow...
  11. doi Surgical treatment of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik at the University of Heidelberg, Amalienstr 5, D 69126 Heidelberg, Germany
    Lung Cancer 69:251-8. 2010
    ..Patients with resected brain metastasis achieve 5-year survival rates between 11% and 30%, and those with adrenalectomy for adrenal metastasis achieve 5-year survival rates of 26%...
  12. ncbi Pulmonary metastasectomy following chemotherapy in patients with testicular tumors: experience in 52 patients
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:484-8. 2006
    ..Surgical resection is an important form of treatment for residual post-chemotherapy pulmonary masses in patients with non-seminomatous germ cell tumors. We analyzed the outcome and prognostic factors after surgery...
  13. ncbi [Surgery in non-small cell lung cancer of the superior sulcus: results of a combined preoperative and postoperative irradiation regime]
    J Pfannschmidt
    Chirurgische Abteilung der Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
    Zentralbl Chir 129:270-5. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the value and benefit of a combined preoperative and postoperative radiotherapy regime (Sandwich irradiation), and which factors predict prognosis following resection...
  14. ncbi Non-small-cell superior sulcus tumor: results of en bloc resection in fifty-six patients - non-small-cell pancoast
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 51:332-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the outcome, long-term results, and factors associated with prolonged survival after administering different combined radiosurgical regimens in a single institution...
  15. ncbi Morgagni hernia in adults: results in 7 patients
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Scand J Surg 93:77-81. 2004
    ..This review of cases of Morgagni's hernia was undertaken in order to emphasize methods of diagnosis and treatment...
  16. ncbi Prognostic factors and survival after complete resection of pulmonary metastases from colorectal carcinoma: experiences in 167 patients
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Amalienstrasse 5, D 69126 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 126:732-9. 2003
    ..Surgical resection is an important form of treatment for pulmonary metastases from colorectal carcinoma. We analyzed the clinical course, outcome, and prognostic factors after surgery...
  17. ncbi Adrenalectomy for solitary adrenal metastases from non-small cell lung cancer
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Amalienstr 5, D 69126 Heidelberg, Germany
    Lung Cancer 49:203-7. 2005
    ..Our aim is to define the history of patients after resection of solitary metastases to the adrenal gland and to identify characteristics of patients who achieved prolonged survival...
  18. ncbi Surgical treatment of primary soft tissue sarcomas involving the chest: experiences in 25 patients
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:182-7. 2006
    ..Primary soft tissue sarcomas of the chest wall are uncommon and data concerning treatment and results are sparse. We reviewed our experience with chest wall resections of these lesions...
  19. ncbi Pulmonary resection for metastatic osteosarcomas: a retrospective analysis of 21 patients
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:120-3. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical course, outcome and prognostic factors in a subset of patients having undergone aggressive polychemotherapy in the most recent period and metastasectomy...
  20. ncbi Nodal involvement at the time of pulmonary metastasectomy: experiences in 245 patients
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Heidelberg University, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 81:448-54. 2006
    ..Although routine systematic mediastinal and hilar lymph node dissection contemporary with pulmonary metastasectomy has not been uniformly performed in many thoracic surgical centers, the value of this procedure needs to be investigated...
  21. ncbi Prognostic factors for survival after pulmonary resection of metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1653-7. 2002
    ..Pulmonary resection in metastatic renal cell carcinoma is an accepted method of treatment. The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical course, outcome, and prognostic factors after surgery...
  22. doi A retrospective analysis of short and long-term survival after curative pulmonary resection for lung cancer in elderly patients
    Thomas Schneider
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Lung Cancer 62:221-7. 2008
    ..Curative pulmonary resections due to lung cancer can be performed safely in those elderly patients that are fulfilling the common criteria of operability...
  23. doi Thoracic metastasectomy for nonseminomatous germ cell tumors
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Departments of Thoracic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Thorac Oncol 5:S182-6. 2010
    ....
  24. ncbi Pulmonary metastasectomy for soft tissue sarcomas: is it justified?
    Joachim Pfannschmidt
    Department of Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Amalienstr 5, 69126 Heidelberg, Germany
    Recent Results Cancer Res 179:321-36. 2009
    ..6%. These outcomes exceed those normally associated with metastatic soft tissue sarcoma and are well comparable with surgical resection for other malignancies...
  25. ncbi Comparison of serum cardiac specific biomarker release after non-cardiac thoracic surgery
    Thomas Muley
    Translational Research Unit, Thoraxklinik am Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Germany
    Clin Lab 57:925-32. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to verify the clinical significance of elevated Troponin I (cTnI), N-terminal pro-natriuretic peptide (NT-pro-BNP), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), creatine kinase (CK), and CK-MB in the perioperative course...
  26. doi Metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma: results of 56 pulmonary metastasectomies in 24 patients
    Jan Op den Winkel
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik am Universitatsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1965-70. 2011
    ..However, data about the results of this treatment are sparse. We reviewed our experience with the resection of pulmonary lesions metastatic from ACC as a means of evaluating such results...
  27. doi Pulmonary epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: report of three cases
    Torsten Schattenberg
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Today 38:844-9. 2008
    ..Three cases of PEH with both clinical and pathological findings are herein summarized and the relevant current literature discussed...
  28. doi Recurrent pleural effusion: who benefits from a tunneled pleural catheter?
    T Schneider
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 57:42-6. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi Surgical resection of secondary chest wall tumors
    J Pfannschmidt
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 53:234-9. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate which factors influence survival following surgical resection of secondary tumors of the chest wall (non-bronchial carcinoma)...
  30. doi The autoimmune regulator AIRE in thymoma biology: autoimmunity and beyond
    Alexander Marx
    Institute of Pathology, University Medical Centre Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Thorac Oncol 5:S266-72. 2010
    ..The failure of approximately 95% of thymomas to express autoimmune regulator is another feature potentially contributing to autoimmunity...
  31. doi Thymolipoma. A report of nine cases, with emphasis on its association with myasthenia gravis
    Ralf J Rieker
    Department of Pathology, University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany
    Surg Today 40:132-6. 2010
    ..These tumors with a fatty appearance also can arise in older patients with autoimmune disease...
  32. ncbi Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia and a typical carcinoid tumor
    Elizabeth Chittilappilly Johney
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:1207-8. 2006
  33. ncbi Impact on pulmonary function after lobectomy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    T Schattenberg
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:500-4. 2007
    ..5 l (< 80 % of predicted value) and FEV (1)/FVC < 70 % (COPD II degrees )...
  34. doi An institutional study on thymomas and thymic carcinomas: experience in 77 patients
    R J Rieker
    Department of Pathology, University of Heidelberg, Amalienstrasse 5, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:143-7. 2008
    ..Meanwhile, several retrospective studies have been carried out which have shown the prognostic significance of this classification together with Masaoka's staging system and the extent of surgery...
  35. doi [Treatment of pleural empyema]
    M Klopp
    Chirurgische Abteilung, Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum, Amalienstrasse 5, 69126, Heidelberg, Germany
    Chirurg 79:83-94; quiz 95-6. 2008
    ..Open thoracotomy and decortication are reserved for organized, multiloculated empyema with lung entrapment (stage III disease). Early drain removal may lead to rapid symptomatic recovery and complete resolution...
  36. ncbi Bilateral surgical resection in pulmonary epitheloid hemangioendothelioma
    T Schattenberg
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:199-200. 2007
    ..Our patient underwent pulmonary lobectomy of the right lower lobe and pulmonary wedge resection of the nodule located in the left lower lobe...
  37. ncbi Surgical treatment of hepatic and pulmonary metastases from non-colorectal and non-neuroendocrine carcinoma
    P Buchler
    Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, FRG
    Scand J Surg 91:147-54. 2002
    ..The same is true for isolated pulmonary metastases. To date, only few reports have addressed the value of surgical resection of organ metastases from other solid tumors...