Bjoern G Volkmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ulm
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cyclophosphamide is contraindicated in patients with a history of transitional cell carcinoma
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 24:319-23. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Cystectomy and orthotopic ileal neobladder: the impact on female sexuality
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 172:2353-7. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of a pT0 cystectomy specimen without neoadjuvant therapy on survival
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Cancer 104:2384-91. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint [Remarks on the introduction of the German Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs) for the specialty of urology]
    B G Volkmer
    Urologische Universitätsklinik Ulm
    Urologe A 42:496-504. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint [Value of metastases surgery in metastatic renal cell carcinoma]
    B G Volkmer
    Klinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Urologischen Universitätsklinik Ulm, Prittwitzstr 43, 89075 Ulm
    Urologe A 41:225-30. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of nitrate levels in drinking water on urological malignancies: a community-based cohort study
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    BJU Int 95:972-6. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Successful penile replantation following autoamputation: twice!
    B G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Int J Impot Res 14:197-8. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint High-flow priapism: a combined interventional approach with angiography and colour Doppler
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Germany
    Ultrasound Med Biol 28:165-9. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint T2a transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: long-term experience with intravesical immunoprophylaxis with bacillus Calmette-Guerin
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Deparment of Urology, University of Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 169:931-4; discussion 934-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Hydronephrosis as a prognostic marker in bladder cancer in a cystectomy-only series
    Georg C Bartsch
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Eur Urol 51:690-7; discussion 697-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Cyclophosphamide is contraindicated in patients with a history of transitional cell carcinoma
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Germany
    Clin Rheumatol 24:319-23. 2005
    ..In patients with a history of superficial bladder cancer, a single dose of cyclophosphamide poses a significantly increased risk of tumor recurrence in the lower and in the upper urinary tract as well...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cystectomy and orthotopic ileal neobladder: the impact on female sexuality
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 172:2353-7. 2004
    ..January 1986 and September 2003 cystectomy and formation of an ileal neobladder were performed in 86 female patients. In this retrospective study we focused on the impact of orthotopic reconstruction on female sexuality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of a pT0 cystectomy specimen without neoadjuvant therapy on survival
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Cancer 104:2384-91. 2005
    ..In some cases of radical cystectomy for bladder cancer, no residual tumor is found in the cystectomy specimen (the pT0 classification). The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of such patients in a large cystectomy series...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Remarks on the introduction of the German Diagnosis-Related Groups (DRGs) for the specialty of urology]
    B G Volkmer
    Urologische Universitätsklinik Ulm
    Urologe A 42:496-504. 2003
    ..Tools for an optimized coding must be a coding manual created for the specific needs of urologists and an infrastructure that allows a permanent quality control for all persons involved...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Value of metastases surgery in metastatic renal cell carcinoma]
    B G Volkmer
    Klinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Urologischen Universitätsklinik Ulm, Prittwitzstr 43, 89075 Ulm
    Urologe A 41:225-30. 2002
    ..For metastases that are resected with a curative intent, the best long-term results can be achieved after complete or radical resection...
  6. ncbi request reprint Influence of nitrate levels in drinking water on urological malignancies: a community-based cohort study
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    BJU Int 95:972-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of nitrate levels in the drinking water on the incidence of urological malignancies in a German community...
  7. ncbi request reprint Successful penile replantation following autoamputation: twice!
    B G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Int J Impot Res 14:197-8. 2002
    ..The penis was replanted microsurgically in both cases. At 1-y follow-up examinations he reported on restored erectile function. Under optimized therapy of his psychiatric disease, the patient appreciated the restored body image...
  8. ncbi request reprint High-flow priapism: a combined interventional approach with angiography and colour Doppler
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Germany
    Ultrasound Med Biol 28:165-9. 2002
    ..The procedure also prevents an occlusion of intact arteries that affects the penile perfusion and increases the risk of erectile dysfunction...
  9. ncbi request reprint T2a transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: long-term experience with intravesical immunoprophylaxis with bacillus Calmette-Guerin
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Deparment of Urology, University of Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 169:931-4; discussion 934-5. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Hydronephrosis as a prognostic marker in bladder cancer in a cystectomy-only series
    Georg C Bartsch
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Eur Urol 51:690-7; discussion 697-8. 2007
    ..This study investigated the prognostic impact of hydronephrosis in bladder cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Radical cystectomy for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder without neoadjuvant or adjuvant therapy: long-term results in 1100 patients
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Eur Urol 61:1039-47. 2012
    ..The optimal treatment strategy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer (BCa) remains controversial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of standard procedures in urology: the ileal neobladder
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Prittwitzstr 43, 89075, Ulm, Germany
    World J Urol 24:305-14. 2006
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Oncological followup after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer-is there any benefit?
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 181:1587-93; discussion 1593. 2009
    ..To our knowledge it is still unknown whether detecting tumor recurrence at an asymptomatic stage offers a better survival rate...
  14. doi request reprint [11C]Choline PET/CT for targeted salvage lymph node dissection in patients with biochemical recurrence after primary curative therapy for prostate cancer. Preliminary results of a prospective study
    Ludwig Rinnab
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Urol Int 81:191-7. 2008
    ..In this prospective study we set out to investigate the diagnostic value of [(11)C]choline-PET/CT in patients with suspected lymph node metastases before salvage lymph node dissection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cystectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder: results of a surgery only series in the neobladder era
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 176:486-92; discussion 491-2. 2006
    ..We studied the effect of radical cystectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder on survival and failure patterns when the 2 surgical standards cystectomy and neobladder were combined, when possible...
  16. doi request reprint Upper urinary tract recurrence after radical cystectomy for bladder cancer--who is at risk?
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 182:2632-7. 2009
    ..Patients who underwent radical cystectomy for bladder cancer are at risk for upper urinary tract recurrence. We identified subgroups of patients at increased risk for upper urinary tract recurrence...
  17. ncbi request reprint Orthotopic ileal neobladder reconstruction in patients with bladder cancer following renal transplantation
    Herve Lang
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Heidenheim, Germany
    J Urol 173:881-4. 2005
    ..We analyzed the safety and clinical outcome in a single institution experience with orthotopic ileal neobladder reconstruction following radical cystectomy for transitional cell carcinoma in renal transplant recipients...
  18. doi request reprint Lessons learned from 1,000 neobladders: the 90-day complication rate
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 184:990-4; quiz 1235. 2010
    ..We report the 90-day morbidity of the ileal neobladder in a large, contemporary, homogenous series of patients who underwent radical cystectomy at a tertiary academic referral center using a standard approach...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of disintegration in prevesical ureteral calculi by 3-dimensional endo-ultrasound with surface rendering
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Departments of Urology and Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 168:450-3. 2002
    ..We analyzed the efficiency of this innovative technology compared with that of standard radiographic examinations with respect to the outcome of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) (Dornier Medical Systems, Marietta, Georgia)...
  20. doi request reprint ICUD-EAU International Consultation on Bladder Cancer 2012: Urinary diversion
    Richard E Hautmann
    University of Ulm, Germany
    Eur Urol 63:67-80. 2013
    ..A summary of the 2nd International Consultation on Bladder Cancer recommendations on the reconstructive options after radical cystectomy (RC), their outcomes, and their complications...
  21. ncbi request reprint High-flow priapism: colour-Doppler ultrasound-guided supraselective embolization therapy
    Georg Bartsch
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Prittwitzstrasse 43, 89075 Ulm, Germany
    World J Urol 22:368-70. 2004
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Nosocomial bacteriuria in patients with indwelling catheter after radical retropubic prostatectomy for prostate cancer
    Georg C Bartsch
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Urol Int 81:389-93. 2008
    ..Patients with prolonged catheter drainage following pelvic surgery are at increased risk for bacteriuria that may have an impact on the clinical course...
  23. doi request reprint Quantification of the survival benefit of early versus deferred cystectomy in high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (T1 G3)
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Prittwitzstrasse 43, Ulm 89075, Germany
    World J Urol 27:347-51. 2009
    ..To review understaging and survival of patients who underwent early versus deferred radical cystectomy (RCX) for high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer (NMIBC; T1 G3)...
  24. doi request reprint 25 years of experience with 1,000 neobladders: long-term complications
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 185:2207-12. 2011
    ..We analyzed the long-term complications (greater than 90 days postoperatively) in a large, single center series of patients who underwent cystectomy and substitution with an ileal neobladder...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy in women with ureterosigmoidostomy
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Urology 60:979-82. 2002
    ..Pregnancy in women with ureterosigmoidostomy is a rare condition that differs in many ways from pregnancies in women with other forms of urinary diversion...
  26. ncbi request reprint Surgical intervention for complications of tension-free vaginal tape procedure
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 169:570-4. 2003
    ..Cases of complications requiring surgical revision are reported to be rare. We report on 6 patients with complications necessitating surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Radical cystectomy and urinary diversion in elderly patients with increased comorbidity]
    J E Gschwend
    Klinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Urologische Universitätsklinik Ulm
    Urologe A 43:930-4. 2004
    ..Transurethral resection alone should be proposed only to patients with a poor performance status...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Radical prostatectomy for men aged <56 years with prostate cancer. Cost of illness analysis]
    K Herkommer
    Abteilung für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Universitatsklinikum, Ulm
    Urologe A 44:1183-4, 1185-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the costs of the disease within the first 3 years from diagnosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Innovative concepts in early cancer detection and staging of localized prostate cancer]
    L Rinnab
    Abteilung Urologie und Kinderurologie, Universitatsklinikum, Ulm
    Urologe A 44:1262, 1264-6, 1268-70, 1272-5. 2005
    ..This review highlights developments in prostate cancer imaging that may improve staging and treatment planning for prostate cancer patients...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Management of erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy. Urologists' assessment vs patient survey responses]
    K Herkommer
    Urologische Klinik, Universitat, Ulm
    Urologe A 45:336, 338-42. 2006
    ..The aim of this national study was to evaluate ED management after RPX (without any postoperative adjuvant therapy or tumor relapse) from the patient's view compared to the urologist's view...
  31. pmc Assessment of a fragment of e-cadherin as a serum biomarker with predictive value for prostate cancer
    R Kuefer
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Prittwitzstrasse 43, Ulm 89075, Germany
    Br J Cancer 92:2018-23. 2005
    ..At an optimised cutoff, high expression at the time of diagnosis is associated with a significantly increased risk of biochemical failure, potentially supporting its use for a tailored follow-up protocol for those patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Comparison of external radiation therapy vs radical prostatectomy in lymph node positive prostate cancer patients
    R Kuefer
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 7:343-9. 2004
    ..Treatment options for lymph node positive prostate cancer are limited. We retrospectively compared patients who underwent external radiotherapy (ERT) to patients treated by radical prostatectomy (RPX)...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Local recurrence following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer. Diagnostic and therapeutic options]
    J Simon
    Klinik für Urologie und Kinderurologie, Urologische Universitätsklinik Ulm
    Urologe A 44:375-81. 2005
    ..Only a few patients are candidates for multimodal therapeutic approaches with curative intent. Despite such efforts, the survival of patients with local recurrence is limited in nearly all cases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Interventional treatment of traumatic priapism
    Johannes Görich
    Department of Radiology, University of Ulm, Germany
    J Endovasc Ther 9:614-7. 2002
    ..To describe the effectiveness of transarterial embolization of traumatic priapism...
  35. doi request reprint Neobladder formation after pelvic irradiation
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Prittwitzstrasse 43, 89075, Ulm, Germany
    World J Urol 27:57-62. 2009
    ..To assess the results of the use of the ileal neobladder in patients with previous pelvic irradiation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tissue engineered venous matrices for potential applications in the urogenital tract
    Marco Brito-Juarez
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Tissue Eng 13:2475-82. 2007
    ..Native venous matrices may be used as tissue-engineered constructs for reconstructing the urinary tract. The clinical relevance of this approach must be proven in a large-animal model...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy and urinary diversion
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Prittwitzstr 43, 89075 Ulm, Germany
    Urol Clin North Am 34:71-88. 2007
    ..This article uses this prior experience and data from a literature review to provide guidance for urologists, obstetricians, general practitioners, and patients to aid decision making in pregnancies after urinary diversion...
  38. ncbi request reprint Neobladder emptying failure in males: incidence, etiology and therapeutic options
    J Simon
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    J Urol 176:1468-72; discussion 1472. 2006
    ..Neobladder reconstruction is considered the best option for patients requiring cystectomy. Limited information is available about incidence, etiology and therapeutic options for neobladder emptying failure in males...
  39. ncbi request reprint Visualization of urinary stones by 3-D ultrasound with surface rendering
    Bjoern G Volkmer
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Germany
    Ultrasound Med Biol 28:143-7. 2002
    ..5-MHz transrectal scanning probe. In stones < 1 cm, endoUS with surface rendering provides more information on the structure of the stone than plain radiography, but there is no correlation between surface and chemical analysis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Urinary diversion
    Richard E Hautmann
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Urology 69:17-49. 2007
    ..4) Most reconstructive surgeons have abandoned the continent Kock ileal reservoir largely because of the significant complication rate associated with the intussuscepted nipple valve...
  41. doi request reprint Transrectal ultrasound as diagnostic tool for the detection of local recurrence following cystectomy and urinary diversion
    J Simon
    Department of Urology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Urol Int 82:12-6. 2009
    ..Routine follow-up after cystectomy for bladder cancer detect patients with local recurrence late in the course of disease. We set out to determine the value of transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) as diagnostic tool to diagnose local failure...
  42. doi request reprint [The German diagnosis-related groups in urology: reproducibility and quality of coding]
    B G Volkmer
    Urologische Universitätsklinik, Universitat Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Urologe A 47:304-13. 2008
    ..The German diagnosis-related group (G-DRG) system is based on the belief that there is only one specific coding for each case. The aim of this study was to compare coding results of identical cases coded by different coding specialists...
  43. ncbi request reprint Changing diagnostic and therapeutic concepts in high-flow priapism
    R Kuefer
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Int J Impot Res 17:109-13. 2005
    ..In conclusion, embolization was effective in the majority of cases of traumatic HFP, while shunt surgery remained disappointing. For HFP caused by inherited diseases and malignoma conservative therapy is mandatory...