J Rassweiler

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Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The past, present and future of minimally invasive therapy in urology: a review and speculative outlook
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:200-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint [Radical cystectomy - pro laparoscopic]
    J Rassweiler
    Urologische Klinik Klinkum Heilbronn, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74074 Heilbronn, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:671-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Mechanical simulators for training for laparoscopic surgery in urology
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 21:252-62. 2007
  4. pmc Shock wave technology and application: an update
    Jens J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Eur Urol 59:784-96. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Role of laparoscopy in reconstructive surgery
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Curr Opin Urol 20:471-82. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Temsirolimus
    Christian Stock
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn GmbH, Medizinsche Klinik III, Germany
    Recent Results Cancer Res 184:189-97. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Complications of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)--incidence, management, and prevention
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Urol 50:969-79; discussion 980. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy with the Heilbronn technique: oncological results in the first 500 patients
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Pathology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Urol 173:761-4. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Single-knot running suture anastomosis (one-knot pyeloplasty) for laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty: training model on a porcine bladder and clinical results
    Dogu Teber
    Department of Urology, SLK Klinikum Heilbronn, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 77074 Heilbronn, Germany
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:609-14. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy--the experience of the German Laparoscopic Working Group
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, D 77074 Heilbronn, Germany
    Eur Urol 49:113-9. 2006

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Publications72

  1. doi request reprint The past, present and future of minimally invasive therapy in urology: a review and speculative outlook
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 22:200-9. 2013
    ..Twenty-five years of SMIT represents an important date. In this article we want to elaborate the development of minimally invasive surgery in urology during the last three decades and try to look 25 years ahead...
  2. doi request reprint [Radical cystectomy - pro laparoscopic]
    J Rassweiler
    Urologische Klinik Klinkum Heilbronn, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74074 Heilbronn, Deutschland
    Urologe A 51:671-8. 2012
    ..Currently it is believed that LRC should be considered for patients with low risk of progression (pT1-2). The final position of laparoscopic radical cystectomy can only be evaluated in a multicentric randomized controlled trial...
  3. ncbi request reprint Mechanical simulators for training for laparoscopic surgery in urology
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 21:252-62. 2007
    ..This paper focuses on the type and importance of mechanical simulators in laparoscopic training...
  4. pmc Shock wave technology and application: an update
    Jens J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Eur Urol 59:784-96. 2011
    ..Recent studies concerning mechanisms of stone disintegration, shock wave focusing, coupling, and application have appeared that may address some of these problems...
  5. doi request reprint Role of laparoscopy in reconstructive surgery
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Curr Opin Urol 20:471-82. 2010
    ..We evaluated the actual role of laparoscopy focusing on main indications of urologic reconstructive surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Temsirolimus
    Christian Stock
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn GmbH, Medizinsche Klinik III, Germany
    Recent Results Cancer Res 184:189-97. 2010
    ..6% in temsirolimus recipients vs. 4.8% IFNalpha recipient group.Temsirolimus monotherapy recipients experienced significantly fewer grade 3 or 4 adverse events and had fewer withdrawals for adverse events than patients receiving IFNalpha...
  7. ncbi request reprint Complications of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)--incidence, management, and prevention
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Urol 50:969-79; discussion 980. 2006
    ..To update the complications of transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), including management and prevention based on technological evolution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy with the Heilbronn technique: oncological results in the first 500 patients
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Pathology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Urol 173:761-4. 2005
    ..Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy has become an accepted alternative to open surgery. However, there is still a lack of data concerning the oncological outcome...
  9. doi request reprint Single-knot running suture anastomosis (one-knot pyeloplasty) for laparoscopic dismembered pyeloplasty: training model on a porcine bladder and clinical results
    Dogu Teber
    Department of Urology, SLK Klinikum Heilbronn, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 77074 Heilbronn, Germany
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:609-14. 2010
    ..In this study, we present a novel porcine model for laparoscopic pyeloplasty training and report the results obtained in patients who underwent one-knot pyeloplasty...
  10. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy--the experience of the German Laparoscopic Working Group
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, D 77074 Heilbronn, Germany
    Eur Urol 49:113-9. 2006
    ..To present the current status of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with respect to transferability, learning curve, and outcome...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic and robotic assisted radical prostatectomy--critical analysis of the results
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Urol 49:612-24. 2006
    ..To evaluate the role of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) and robotic assisted radical prostatectomy (RLRP) based on personal experience and a review of the literature...
  12. doi request reprint [Transurethral enucleation of the prostate with the holmium: YAG laser system: how much power is necessary?]
    J Rassweiler
    Urologische Klinik, Klinkum Heilbronn, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74074 Heilbronn, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:441-8. 2008
    ..Our results are compared with the results of high-powered holmium laser enucleation (HoLEP) presented in the literature...
  13. ncbi request reprint Bipolar transurethral resection of the prostate--technical modifications and early clinical experience
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 16:11-21. 2007
    ..e. tissue charring), cheaper irrigation solution, and a shorter catheter time. In addition to already existing phase III-studies, larger randomized mulit-institutional trials will have to substantiate these advantages...
  14. doi request reprint Transarterial nephrectomy: the current status of experimental and clinical studies
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 22:767-82. 2008
    ..This paper focuses on the different principles of vaso-occlusion and further improvements of the technique such as capillary chemoembolization in experimental as well as clinical studies...
  15. doi request reprint Complications of laparoscopic pyeloplasty
    Jens J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, University of Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 77074, Heilbronn, Germany
    World J Urol 26:539-47. 2008
    ..The complications and learning curve of laparoscopic pyeloplasty are presented together with recommendations for adequate management...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ureteral reimplantation for management of ureteral strictures: a retrospective comparison of laparoscopic and open techniques
    Jens J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Urol 51:512-22; discussion 522-3. 2007
    ..To compare the results of laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation with a previous series of open surgery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction: long-term experience with an algorithm for laser endopyelotomy and laparoscopic retroperitoneal pyeloplasty
    Jens J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Urol 177:1000-5. 2007
    ..The development of videoendoscopic techniques like endopyelotomy and laparoscopy offers less invasive alternatives. The long-term outcome of an algorithm selectively using these techniques is presented...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic pelvic surgery: Where do we stand in the year 2006?]
    J Rassweiler
    Urologische Klinik, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74074, Heilbronn
    Urologe A 45:1135-6, 1138-44. 2006
    ..On the other hand, a maximum rate of 30% of local recurrences and distant metastases indicates at least poor patient selection. In conclusion, this procedure should be limited to a few experienced centers...
  19. doi request reprint Laparoscopic nerve-sparing prostatectomy: the use of clips for vascular control
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 22:1971-3; discussion 1975. 2008
  20. doi request reprint Laparoscopic extraperitoneal ascending nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: an effective and safe technique for apical tumors
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 22:2009-13; discussion 2021. 2008
  21. doi request reprint The role of imaging and navigation for natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Endourol 23:793-802. 2009
    ..One of the next frontiers of minimally invasive surgery is natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES). This article focuses on the perspectives and limitations of imaging and navigation in NOTES soft-tissue surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Transperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: ascending technique
    J Rassweiler
    Urology Department, SLK Klinikum Heilbronn, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 18:593-9; discussion 599-600. 2004
    ..To demonstrate the operative steps of transperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy with the ascending approach (Heilbronn technique)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Renal chemoembolization with mitomycin c/Ethibloc: pharmacokinetics and efficacy in an animal model
    M Kurzidem
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74074 Heilbronn, Germany
    J Endourol 16:515-8. 2002
    ..CONCLUSION: Chemoembolization produces persistently high tissue concentrations of MMC and avoids toxic peak serum levels. It improves the efficacy of organ ablative vasoocclusion in renal malignancies...
  24. ncbi request reprint Telesurgical laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Initial experience
    J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, Am Gesundbrennen 20, D 74074 Heilbronn, Germany
    Eur Urol 40:75-83. 2001
    ..Clinical experience in urology is still very limited. We want to present our initial experience using the device for robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Heilbronn laparoscopic radical prostatectomy. Technique and results after 100 cases
    J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrennen 20, D 47074 Heilbronn, Germany
    Eur Urol 40:54-64. 2001
    ..In this paper we want to describe our approach and to present the initial results with the Heilbronn technique...
  26. ncbi request reprint Robotics and tele-manipulation: update and perspectives in urology
    T Frede
    Department of Urology, HELIOS Klinik, Müllheim, Germany
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 59:179-89. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint Do tumor volume, tumor volume ratio, type of nerve sparing and surgical experience affect prostate specific antigen recurrence after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy? A matched pair analysis
    M Ates
    Department of Urology, SLK Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Urol 177:1771-5; discussion 1775-6. 2007
    ..We assessed the impact of tumor volume, tumor volume ratio (tumor volume-to-prostate volume), surgical experience and type of nerve sparing procedure on biochemical recurrence after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  28. doi request reprint [Importance of open and laparoscopic stone surgery]
    M Hruza
    Urologische Klinik, Klinkum Heilbronn, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74074, Heilbronn, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:578-86. 2008
    ..The increasing spread and technical enhancement of endourological methods has led to displacement of the surgical therapy of renal and ureteral calculi...
  29. ncbi request reprint Robotic and telesurgery: will they change our future?
    J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Curr Opin Urol 11:309-20. 2001
    ..The impact of robotics in urological surgery is therefore very promising, and we are convinced that it will totally change the future of urological surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint [The position of laparoscopic surgery in pediatric urology]
    D Teber
    Urologische Klinik, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 26, 74078, Heilbronn
    Urologe A 45:1145-6, 1148-54. 2006
    ..Daily experience with difficult urological laparoscopic procedures in adults will remain more common than in pediatric centres...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Geometry of laparoscopy, telesurgery, training and telementoring]
    J Rassweiler
    Urologische Klinik, SLK Kliniken, Klinikum Heilbronn, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74074 Heilbronn
    Urologe A 41:131-43. 2002
    ..Whereas audiovisual telementoring will play a clear role in future training concepts, the need for telemanipulation or telesurgery has not yet been clarified...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound in endourology
    T Frede
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Mannheim, Germany
    J Endourol 15:3-16. 2001
    ..Interventional ultrasound in urology has become an outstanding tool for the planning and performance of a variety of procedures, and every urologist should be able to use these technologies...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Ureteral injuries. Diagnostic and treatment algorithm]
    D Teber
    Urologische Klinik, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus Universität Heidelberg, SLK Kliniken, Heilbronn
    Urologe A 44:870-7. 2005
    ..A delay in diagnosis is the most important factor contributing to the morbidity of ureteric injuries, and early treatment can reduce the complication rate to below 5%...
  34. doi request reprint Evolution and simplified terminology of natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES), laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS), and mini-laparoscopy (ML)
    A N Georgiou
    Department of Urology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    World J Urol 30:573-80. 2012
    ..The inconsistent terminology initially used led to confusion. Understanding the technical evolution, the current status and a unified and simplified terminology are key issues for further acceptance of both approaches...
  35. doi request reprint Navigation in endoscopic soft tissue surgery: perspectives and limitations
    Matthias Baumhauer
    Division of Medical and Biological Informatics, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 22:751-66. 2008
    ..Finally, a balancing of the key challenges and possible benefits of endoscopic navigation refines the perspectives of this increasingly important discipline of computer-aided medical procedures...
  36. doi request reprint Retrospective analysis of transurethral resection, second-look resection, and long-term chemo-metaphylaxis for superficial bladder cancer: indications and efficacy of a differentiated approach
    Michael Schulze
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 21:1533-41. 2007
    ..transurethral resection (TUR) and/or intravesical metaphylaxis, we wanted to answer the following questions: Was this approach efficient? What risk factors demand a second-look TUR? Is surveillance appropriate for patients at low risk?..
  37. ncbi request reprint Robotics, telesurgery and telementoring--their position in modern urological laparoscopy
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Arch Esp Urol 55:610-28. 2002
    ..This article evaluates the value of these alternatives based on own experiences and an analysis of the current literature...
  38. ncbi request reprint Current laparoscopic practice patterns in urology: results of a survey among urologists in Germany and Switzerland
    Thomas A Vögeli
    Department of Urology, University of Dusseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, Dusseldorf 40225, Germany
    Eur Urol 42:441-6. 2002
    ..A survey was performed to assess the current practice patterns in laparoscopy among urologists in Germany and Switzerland...
  39. ncbi request reprint Oncological safety of laparoscopic surgery for urological malignancy: experience with more than 1,000 operations
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Urol 169:2072-5. 2003
    ..We assessed the oncological safety of laparoscopy with emphasis on incidence of local recurrence and port site metastasis, analyzing the risk factors for such events based on a 10-year experience...
  40. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy with the Heilbronn technique: an analysis of the first 180 cases
    J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology and Pathology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Urol 166:2101-8. 2001
    ..Morbidity is low, oncological control similar to results of open surgery and functional results are promising. The procedure should be performed only at dedicated centers with adequate training and expertise...
  41. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in clinical T1a and T1b prostate cancer: oncologic and functional outcomes--a matched-pair analysis
    Dogu Teber
    SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Urology 73:577-81. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of previous transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) on surgical, functional, and oncologic outcomes after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  42. ncbi request reprint The effect of previous transperitoneal laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy on transperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Tibet Erdogru
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heilderberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Urol 173:769-72. 2005
    ..In this study we analyzed the impact of previous laparoscopic or open inguinal hernia repair on the outcome of transperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy using the Heilbronn technique...
  43. doi request reprint Robotic and imaging in urological surgery
    Dogu Teber
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Curr Opin Urol 19:108-13. 2009
    ..New imaging modalities and tissue navigation systems, which are adoptable to minimally invasive robotic urological surgical systems and prone to make the procedures more precise and easy, are reviewed...
  44. ncbi request reprint The impact of neoadjuvant hormonal therapy on the outcome of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: a matched pair analysis
    Rafael Maldonado-Valadez
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Urol 175:2092-6. 2006
    ..We evaluated the effect of androgen ablation treatment on laparoscopic radical prostatectomy operative and postoperative parameters...
  45. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: functional and oncological outcomes
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, D 74074 Heilbronn, Germany
    Curr Opin Urol 14:75-82. 2004
    ..Additionally, we compare the results of laparoscopy with those of open radical prostatectomy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Human DNA topoisomerase II-alpha expression in laparoscopically treated renal cell carcinoma
    Yoram Dekel
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn and University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Oncol Rep 14:271-4. 2005
    ..In this study, a higher TII-alpha index correlated with more aggressive tumor behaviour. However, a large cohort of patients should be assessed before drawing definitive conclusions...
  47. ncbi request reprint Technical evolution of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy after 450 cases
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 17:143-54. 2003
    ..In 1999, we developed a laparoscopic technique similar to the classic retropubic radical prostatectomy. We focus here on the continuous technical evolution of our technique...
  48. ncbi request reprint The radius surgical system - a new device for complex minimally invasive procedures in urology?
    Thomas Frede
    Department of Urology, HELIOS Klinik Müllheim, Germany
    Eur Urol 51:1015-22; discussion 1022. 2007
    ..Robotic systems add significant cost to laparoscopic procedures. We therefore evaluated the use of the Radius Surgical System (RSS), a mechanical manipulator, for complex laparoscopic cases in urology...
  49. ncbi request reprint A new postoperative predictor of time to urinary continence after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the urine loss ratio
    Mutlu Ates
    Department of Urology, SLK Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Urol 52:178-85. 2007
    ..To assess the correlation of a newly defined parameter, "urine loss ratio" (ULR), with the time to continence and probability for incontinence after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open radical prostatectomy: a comparative study at a single institution
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Urol 169:1689-93. 2003
    ..We compared the last 219 patients treated with open retropubic prostatectomy with 438 patients treated with laparoscopic radical prostatectomy at our institution, focusing on operative data, complications and mid-term outcome...
  51. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic mesh hernioplasty during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Dogu Teber
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Urology 65:1173-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, data have suggested a greater incidence of inguinal hernia after open radical prostatectomy...
  52. doi request reprint Prevention and management of ureteral injuries occurring during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the Heilbronn experience and a review of the literature
    Dogu Teber
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, Heidelberg University, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74078 Heilbronn, Germany
    World J Urol 27:613-8. 2009
    ..We report our experience of ureteral injuries during LRP including the incidence, mechanism of injury, management, prevention and outcome...
  53. doi request reprint Augmented reality: a new tool to improve surgical accuracy during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy? Preliminary in vitro and in vivo results
    Dogu Teber
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Urol 56:332-8. 2009
    ..Use of an augmented reality (AR)-based soft tissue navigation system in urologic laparoscopic surgery is an evolving technique...
  54. ncbi request reprint Comparison of transperitoneal and extraperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy using match-pair analysis
    Tibet Erdogru
    Department of Urology, SLK Klinikum Heilbronn, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, D 77074, Germany
    Eur Urol 46:312-9; discussion 320. 2004
    ..Based on the experience of 1000 cases of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, we compared the operative parameters of transperitoneal and extraperitoneal approaches in match-paired patient groups...
  55. ncbi request reprint Anatomic nerve-sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: comparison of retrograde and antegrade techniques
    Jens Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kiniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Urology 68:587-91; discussion 591-2. 2006
    ..To compare the anatomic retrograde and antegrade preservation of the neurovascular bundle (NVB) during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  56. doi request reprint CT-guided bipolar and multipolar radiofrequency ablation (RF ablation) of renal cell carcinoma: specific technical aspects and clinical results
    C M Sommer
    Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Heidelberg, INF 110, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 36:731-7. 2013
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the clinical efficacy of CT-guided bipolar and multipolar radiofrequency ablation (RF ablation) of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and to analyze specific technical aspects between both technologies...
  57. doi request reprint Is type 2 diabetes mellitus a predictive factor for incontinence after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy? A matched pair and multivariate analysis
    Dogu Teber
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Urol 183:1087-91. 2010
    ..We evaluated the effect of diabetes mellitus on incontinence after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy...
  58. ncbi request reprint The Heilbronn laparoscopic training program for laparoscopic suturing: concept and validation
    Dogu Teber
    Department of Urology, Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Endourol 19:230-8. 2005
    ..e., pyeloplasty, radical prostatectomy). We evaluated and validated a new standardized step-by-step program to improve laparoscopic skills and enable trainees not experienced in laparoscopy to perform a urethrovesical anastomosis...
  59. doi request reprint Painful leg: a very unusual presentation of renal cell carcinoma. Case report and review of the literature
    Ali Serdar Gozen
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Urol Int 82:472-6. 2009
    ..A review of the literature with particular emphasis on diagnostic and therapeutic approaches is also included and discussed...
  60. doi request reprint Laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation: prospective evaluation of medium-term results and current developments
    Ali Serdar Gozen
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, 74078 Heilbronn, Germany
    World J Urol 28:221-6. 2010
    ..In this study, we review our medium-term results for laparoscopic ureteral reimplantation and discuss current developments of this procedure...
  61. doi request reprint Transperitoneal laparoscopic repair of iatrogenic vesicovaginal fistulas: Heilbronn experience and review of the literature
    Ali Serdar Gozen
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 23:475-9. 2009
    ..Laparoscopy has become increasingly popular in the field of reconstructive urologic surgery. We describe our technique of laparoscopic VVF repair for iatrogenic VVFs, discuss our technique and outcomes, and review the related literature...
  62. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic transvesical urethrorectal fistula repair: a new technique
    Ali S Gözen
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    Urology 67:833-6. 2006
    ..Urethrocystoscopy revealed a urethrorectal fistula in the prostatic fossa. Primary conservative treatment failed...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi request reprint Comparison of training modalities for performing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: experience with 1,000 patients
    Thomas Frede
    Department of Urology, HELIOS Klinik Müllheim, Müllheim, Germany
    J Urol 174:673-8; discussion 678. 2005
    ..We report a detailed analysis of different training modalities on the transferability of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy to generations of surgeons...
  65. ncbi request reprint Experimental evaluation of suture support in bladder-neck suspension for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence
    Svetozar Subotic
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Endourol 21:931-8. 2007
    ..Despite high early success rates, the long-term results are poor. This in-vitro model was designed to simulate the tear forces affecting the sutures under standardized laboratory conditions...
  66. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy: results of an international multicenter study
    Hazem Abou El Fettouh
    Cleveland Clinic Urological Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Eur Urol 42:447-52. 2002
    ..To report a multicenter analysis after laparoscopic radical nephroureterectomy for pathologically confirmed upper tract transitional cell carcinoma...
  67. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma: is it better than open surgery?
    Jens J Rassweiler
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, D 74078 Heilbronn, Germany
    Eur Urol 46:690-7. 2004
    ..Based on the review of the current literature and personal experience we want to analyze the actual results of this technique in comparison to open surgery...
  68. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of external iliac-artery transection during laparoscopic radical prostatectomy
    Khalid C Safi
    SLK Kliniken Heilbronn, Urology Department, Teaching Hospital, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Endourol 20:237-9; discussion 239. 2006
    ..Vascular injuries are the most common complication of pelvic lymph-node dissection. We report a case of total division of the external iliac artery and its immediate laparoscopic repair...
  69. doi request reprint Transrectal ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate: development of the procedure, current clinical practice, and introduction of self-embedding as a new way of processing biopsy cores
    Christian Stock
    Department of Urology, SLK Kliniken, Heilbronn, Germany
    J Endourol 22:1321-9. 2008
    ..This study reviews the development of transrectal sonographically guided biopsy procedures of the prostate and optimization of the procedure in daily clinical practice...
  70. ncbi request reprint Assessing the predictive validity and efficacy of a multimodal training programme for laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP)
    Marto Sugiono
    Department of Urology, SLK Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Am Gesundbrunnen 20, D 77074 Heidelberg, Germany
    Eur Urol 51:1332-9; discussion 1340. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: the new gold standard surgical treatment for localized renal cell carcinoma
    Saadettin Yilmaz Eskicorapci
    Department of Urology, SLK Klinikum Heilbronn, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:825-36. 2007
    ..Despite some technical modifications by the different groups, it can be stated that laparoscopic radical nephrectomy is the new gold standard treatment modality for patients with localized renal cell carcinoma...
  72. doi request reprint Bipolar TURP treatment for BPH refractory to medication:the past, present, and future surgical reference standard
    Jean J M C H de la Rosette
    Department of Urology, AMC University Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endourol 22:2111-2; discussion 2123. 2008