Fuat Hakan Saner

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Affiliation: University of Duisburg-Essen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Does PEEP impair the hepatic outflow in patients following liver transplantation?
    Fuat H Saner
    University Clinic Essen, Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 32:1584-90. 2006
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Pulmonary and blood stream infections in adult living donor and cadaveric liver transplant patients
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 85:1564-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Kidney failure following liver resection
    F Saner
    Universitatsklinikum Essen, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:1221-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A non-interventional study of the genetic polymorphisms of NOD2 associated with increased mortality in non-alcoholic liver transplant patients
    Fuat Hakan Saner
    Department of General Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45 122 Essen, Germany
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:4. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of regional citrate anticoagulation in liver transplant patients requiring post-operative renal replacement therapy
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Unversity Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1651-7. 2012
  8. pmc Comparison of thromboelastometry with procalcitonin, interleukin 6, and C-reactive protein as diagnostic tests for severe sepsis in critically ill adults
    Michael Adamzik
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Universitätsklinikum Essen und Universität Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr, 55, 45130 Essen, Germany
    Crit Care 14:R178. 2010
  9. pmc When the heart kills the liver: acute liver failure in congestive heart failure
    F H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 14:541-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Positive end-expiratory pressure induces liver congestion in living donor liver transplant patients: myth or fact
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 85:1863-6. 2008

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does PEEP impair the hepatic outflow in patients following liver transplantation?
    Fuat H Saner
    University Clinic Essen, Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Intensive Care Med 32:1584-90. 2006
    ..Evaluation of the impact of end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) ventilation on venous liver outflow, portal vein, and hepatic artery flows as well as systemic hemodynamics in patients following liver transplantation (LT)...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Pulmonary and blood stream infections in adult living donor and cadaveric liver transplant patients
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 85:1564-8. 2008
    ..In the present cohort study, we compared the incidence and profiles of pulmonary and blood stream infections (BSI) between LDLT and CDLT recipients. We hypothesized a lower incidence in LDLT recipients...
  5. doi request reprint Kidney failure following liver resection
    F Saner
    Universitatsklinikum Essen, Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:1221-4. 2008
    ..Acute renal failure develops if patients are kept hypovolemic or the patient suffers from postresectional liver failure. Herein we discuss how kidney failure following liver resection can be avoided...
  6. doi request reprint A non-interventional study of the genetic polymorphisms of NOD2 associated with increased mortality in non-alcoholic liver transplant patients
    Fuat Hakan Saner
    Department of General Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45 122 Essen, Germany
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:4. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of the SNPs on dialysis-dependent kidney failure, the incidence of infections and patient survival...
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of regional citrate anticoagulation in liver transplant patients requiring post-operative renal replacement therapy
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Unversity Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1651-7. 2012
    ..However, citrate anticoagulation may be associated with metabolic complications in patients with liver impairment. The aim of the study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of citrate anticoagulation in liver transplant patients...
  8. pmc Comparison of thromboelastometry with procalcitonin, interleukin 6, and C-reactive protein as diagnostic tests for severe sepsis in critically ill adults
    Michael Adamzik
    Klinik für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Universitätsklinikum Essen und Universität Duisburg Essen, Hufelandstr, 55, 45130 Essen, Germany
    Crit Care 14:R178. 2010
    ..We investigated whether thromboelastometry variables are suitable as biomarkers for severe sepsis in critically ill adults...
  9. pmc When the heart kills the liver: acute liver failure in congestive heart failure
    F H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 14:541-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, patients with acute liver failure require an appropriate diagnostic approach. Congestive heart failure should always be considered as a possible cause of acute liver failure...
  10. doi request reprint Positive end-expiratory pressure induces liver congestion in living donor liver transplant patients: myth or fact
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 85:1863-6. 2008
    ..Our study demonstrated that PEEP up to 10 mbar did not impair liver outflow in LDLT recipients...
  11. doi request reprint Intensive care unit management of liver transplant patients: a formidable challenge for the intensivist
    F H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplant Proc 40:3206-8. 2008
    ..This review will focus on these topics to provide useful information concerning pathophysiology and treatment. Intensivists, who are involved in the postoperative care of liver transplant patients, have to be aware of these problems...
  12. doi request reprint Liver transplantation and neurological side effects
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Metab Brain Dis 24:183-7. 2009
    ..Every effort should be focused on early detection to prevent the patient from this life-threatening event, which is often associated with poor life quality...
  13. doi request reprint [Collateral damage of cephalosporins and quinolones and possibilities for control]
    Fuat H Saner
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Viszeral und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Essen, Germany
    Med Klin (Munich) 104:114-8. 2009
    ..Quinolones are associated with a subsequent infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and with increasing resistance in gram-negative bacilli, such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
  14. pmc Neurologic complications in adult living donor liver transplant patients: an underestimated factor?
    Fuat Hakan Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    J Neurol 257:253-8. 2010
    ..Most patients who survived showed a nearly complete recovery of their NC. NCs occur in approximately 1 in 6 patients after LDLT and seem to be predominantly transient in nature, without major impact on clinical outcome...
  15. doi request reprint Is positive end-expiratory pressure suitable for liver recipients with a rescue organ offer?
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Crit Care 25:477-82. 2010
    ..We assessed the effects of increased PEEP levels on systemic hemodynamic and liver perfusion in liver transplantation (LT) patients with a rescue organ...
  16. doi request reprint How far can we go with positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) in liver transplant patients?
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany
    J Clin Anesth 22:104-9. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) up to 15 cm H(2)O on blood flow throughput of the liver and its effects on systemic hemodynamics in patients following liver transplantation...
  17. doi request reprint Early renal failure after domino liver transplantation using organs from donors with primary hyperoxaluria type 1
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 90:782-5. 2010
    ..There are a few case reports that suggest that PH1 livers originating from donors that have undergone combined liver-kidney transplantation can be successfully used for domino transplantation...
  18. doi request reprint High brain-natriuretic peptide level predicts cirrhotic cardiomyopathy in liver transplant patients
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transpl Int 24:425-32. 2011
    ..Increased serum-BNP was associated with an overall higher mortality rate...
  19. doi request reprint Pharmacology, clinical efficacy and safety of terlipressin in esophageal varices bleeding, septic shock and hepatorenal syndrome
    Fuat H Saner
    University Essen, Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 1:207-17. 2007
    ..In some cases, a success rate of up to 75% is reported. The early use of terlipressin in catecholamine-resistant shock can improve organ perfusion...
  20. ncbi request reprint Infectious complications in the early postoperative period in liver transplant patients
    F H Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Essen, Germany
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 56:355-65. 2010
    ..Studies of infection following LTx are necessary to improve management and to provide a better outcome after LTx. This review focuses on the most important bacterial, fungal and viral infections in LTx patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Severe neurological events following liver transplantation
    Fuat Hakan Saner
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Arch Med Res 38:75-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the nature and incidence of serious neurologic events in patients following liver transplantation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does long-term ventilation with PEEP > or = 10mbar influence graft-function in patients following liver transplantation?
    Peri Kocabayoglu
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Clinic Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:839-44. 2010
    ..Group B (patients ventilated with PEEP > or = 10mbar after more than 2 days after transplantation, n = 27) showed a significant decrease of bilirubine and a significantly increase of PT on day 7...
  23. doi request reprint Renal function and cardiovascular risk profile after conversion from ciclosporin to tacrolimus: prospective study in 80 liver transplant recipients
    S Beckebaum
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:834-42. 2009
    ..Several studies have demonstrated a more favourable outcome for patients receiving tacrolimus (TAC) as compared with ciclosporin (CS)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Klatskin-mimicking lesions: still a diagnostical and therapeutical dilemma?
    Benjamin Juntermanns
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:265-9. 2011
    ..Our intention was to review the preoperative diagnostics including preoperative CA19-9 and bilirubin serum levels to compare benign and malignant tumors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Safety profile of concomitant use of caspofungin and cyclosporine or tacrolimus in liver transplant patients
    F Saner
    Dept of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122, Essen, Germany
    Infection 34:328-32. 2006
    ..Actually, there is no information regarding hepatotoxicity in liver transplant patients treated concomitantly with caspofungin and immunosuppressant agents like CyA or tacrolimus (TAC)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical trial: switch to combined mycophenolate mofetil and minimal dose calcineurin inhibitor in stable liver transplant patients--assessment of renal and allograft function, cardiovascular risk factors and immune monitoring
    V R Cicinnati
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1195-208. 2007
    ..Calcineurin inhibitor (CNI)-related nephrotoxicity significantly contributes to chronic renal failure after liver transplantation...
  27. doi request reprint Delicate balance of bleeding and thrombosis in end-stage liver disease and liver transplantation
    Fuat Hakan Saner
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Digestion 88:135-44. 2013
    ..However, this is a very delicate balance, which may be shifted to either of these pathways by different treatments thereby causing bleeding or thrombosis, respectively. ..
  28. 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)...
  29. 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...
  30. doi request reprint Invasive aspergillosis in two liver transplant recipients: diagnosis by SeptiFast
    J Steinmann
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Transpl Infect Dis 11:175-8. 2009
    ..Further prospective clinical trials are necessary to evaluate the accuracy of SeptiFast and the GM test in diagnosing IA...
  31. 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...
  32. 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
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  33. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulation with hirudin for continuous veno-venous hemodialysis in liver transplantation
    F Saner
    Department of General and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 45:914-8. 2001
    ..Initially we used heparin as the anticoagulant. After the diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) was made, we switched to r-hirudin. No serious side effects, e.g. bleeding or immune sensitization, were seen...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. ncbi request reprint Late onset of tacrolimus-related posterior leukoencephalopathy after living donor liver transplantation
    Nils R Fruhauf
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, University of Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 9:983-5. 2003
    ..The special features of this case are the sudden and late onset of neurologic symptoms, a persistent comatose state, and increased signal intensity in follow-up MRI...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Parenchyma transection in adult live donor liver transplantation: the virtual dilemma of "where to cut". Experience based on virtual 3-dimensional computed tomography imaging reconstructions
    Arnold Radtke
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:811-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate two types of liver transection techniques (Cantlie, Malagó) frequently encountered in ALDLT and to determine their resulting anatomical and functional liver graft volumes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Portopulmonary hypertension in the early phase following liver transplantation
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Clinic Essen, Germany
    Transplantation 82:887-91. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Salvage plasmapheresis for small-for-size syndrome following hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases
    Georgios C Sotiropoulos
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:553. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint Successful salvage therapy with tigecycline after linezolid failure in a liver transplant recipient with MRSA pneumonia
    Fuat H Saner
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Essen, Germany
    Liver Transpl 12:1689-92. 2006
    ..We detected no tigecycline related hepatotoxic effect. In conclusion, this case suggests that tigecycline may be useful in the salvage therapy of pneumonia due to MRSA after linezolid failure...
  44. ncbi request reprint Treatment of central pontine myelinolysis with plasmapheresis and immunoglobulins in liver transplant patient
    Fuat H Saner
    Transpl Int 21:390-1. 2008
  45. doi request reprint Liver failure after partial hepatic resection: definition, pathophysiology, risk factors and treatment
    Maartje A J van den Broek
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Liver Int 28:767-80. 2008
    ..Management principles focus on support of end-organ and liver function. Further research is needed to elucidate the exact pathogenesis of PLF and to develop and validate adequate treatment options...