Charalambos Menenakos

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Publications

  1. pmc Retroperitoneal Castleman's tumor and paraneoplastic pemphigus: report of a case and review of the literature
    Charalambos Menenakos
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 5:45. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of intraperitoneal application of taurolidine/heparin on expression of adhesion molecules and colon cancer in rats undergoing laparoscopy
    Eva Bobrich
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Schumannstr, Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 137:75-82. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of increasing doses of a bolus injection and an intravenous long-term therapy of taurolidine on subcutaneous (metastatic) tumor growth in rats
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Schumannstrasse 20 21, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Metastasis 22:77-83. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The tumor suppressive reagent taurolidine inhibits growth of malignant melanoma--a mouse model
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 143:372-8. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Quality of life in patients after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: is it worth the risk?
    Nikolaos Tsilimparis
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Visceral, Gefäss und Thoraxchirurgie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:226-32. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Long-term results of quality of life after standard laparoscopic vs. robot-assisted laparoscopic fundoplications for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. A comparative clinical trial
    Jens Hartmann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Med Robot 5:32-7. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery with the da Vinci system: a 4-year experience in a single institution
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Germany
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:260-6. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Taurolidine--a new drug with anti-tumor and anti-angiogenic effects
    Christoph A Jacobi
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Anticancer Drugs 16:917-21. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of postoperative long-term quality of life after laparoscopic anterior partial fundoplication in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Wieland Raue
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Medicine Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Dig Surg 26:413-7. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and upside-down stomach using the Da Vinci robotic system. A prospective study
    Jens Hartmann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:504-9. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Retroperitoneal Castleman's tumor and paraneoplastic pemphigus: report of a case and review of the literature
    Charalambos Menenakos
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 5:45. 2007
    ..Its etiology and pathogenesis are unclear. The disease can be occasionally associated with a paraneoplastic pemphigus (PNP), an autoimmune mucocutaneous disorder commonly seen in neoplasms of lymphocytic origin...
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of intraperitoneal application of taurolidine/heparin on expression of adhesion molecules and colon cancer in rats undergoing laparoscopy
    Eva Bobrich
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Schumannstr, Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 137:75-82. 2007
    ..It might be that the anti-adherent activities of these agents are responsible for this effect. In this study we investigated the adhesion molecules E-cadherin, beta1-integrin, and CD44...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of increasing doses of a bolus injection and an intravenous long-term therapy of taurolidine on subcutaneous (metastatic) tumor growth in rats
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Schumannstrasse 20 21, Berlin, Germany
    Clin Exp Metastasis 22:77-83. 2005
    ..Thus, an intravenous long-term therapy with taurolidine was investigated in rats after administration of a subcutaneous tumor load. VEGF and TNFalpha production and their effects on tumor growth have not been elucidated so far...
  4. ncbi request reprint The tumor suppressive reagent taurolidine inhibits growth of malignant melanoma--a mouse model
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 143:372-8. 2007
    ..TRD has been shown to induce apoptosis of melanoma cells in vitro. Therefore, the effects of TRD on disseminated melanoma were evaluated in a mice model...
  5. doi request reprint Quality of life in patients after cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: is it worth the risk?
    Nikolaos Tsilimparis
    Klinik fUr Allgemein, Visceral, Gefäss und Thoraxchirurgie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:226-32. 2013
    ..To investigate the course of health-related quality of life (HQL) over time in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis (PC) after complete cytoreductive surgery (CRS) and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term results of quality of life after standard laparoscopic vs. robot-assisted laparoscopic fundoplications for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. A comparative clinical trial
    Jens Hartmann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Med Robot 5:32-7. 2009
    ..The role of telematic surgical approach in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is still unclear...
  7. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic and thoracoscopic surgery with the da Vinci system: a 4-year experience in a single institution
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Germany
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:260-6. 2008
    ..We set up a pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of telerobotic surgery using the da Vinci system for several procedures for which traditional laparoscopy (or thoracoscopy) is a standard approach in a single institution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Taurolidine--a new drug with anti-tumor and anti-angiogenic effects
    Christoph A Jacobi
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Anticancer Drugs 16:917-21. 2005
    ..Prospective clinical studies are currently investigating the efficacy of TRD on local and metastatic tumor growth in different malignancies...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of postoperative long-term quality of life after laparoscopic anterior partial fundoplication in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Wieland Raue
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Medicine Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Dig Surg 26:413-7. 2009
    ..In the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), anterior fundoplications are emphasized for their lower risk of complications compared to the posterior approach...
  10. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and upside-down stomach using the Da Vinci robotic system. A prospective study
    Jens Hartmann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:504-9. 2008
    ..This compensates long setup- and operating times. Disadvantages are the high costs, the time to master the setup/system and the necessity of exact trocar positioning...
  11. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted laparoscopic repair of "upside-down" stomach with the Da Vinci system
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 15:285-9. 2005
    ..Technological evolution will perhaps diminish the current problems and the cost associated with robotic surgery...
  12. pmc Taurolidine reduces the tumor stimulating cytokine interleukin-1beta in patients with resectable gastrointestinal cancer: a multicentre prospective randomized trial
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Humboldt University, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 7:32. 2009
    ..The effect of additional treatment strategies with antineoplastic agents on intraperitoneal tumor stimulating interleukin levels are unclear. Taurolidine and Povidone-iodine have been mainly used for abdominal lavage in Germany and Europe...
  13. doi request reprint Application of a solid tumor model to evaluate tumor recurrence after an open or laparoscopic rectal resection in rats
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgery, Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Chariteplatz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:348-52. 2008
    ..We used a solid tumor model to evaluate the influence of laparotomy versus laparoscopy on tumor growth after curative resection for rectal cancer in rats...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical experiences derived from implementation of an easy to use concept for treatment of wound healing by secondary intention and guidance in selection of appropriate dressings
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Campus Mitte, Charite Universitaetsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Int Wound J 8:253-60. 2011
    ..On the basis of the wound healing results, patients' evaluation of treatment and the clinicians' and staff experiences, this concept was implemented at different Surgical Departments of the Charité-Universitätsmedizin in Berlin...
  15. doi request reprint Transvaginal-hybrid vs. single-port-access vs. 'conventional' laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective observational study
    Maik Kilian
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charite Campus Mitte, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 396:709-15. 2011
    ..Here we present the results of the first prospective observational study comparing standard laparoscopic cholecystectomy with single-port cholecystectomy as well as transvaginal-hybrid cholecystectomy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Computer-assisted laparoscopic colon resection with the Da Vinci system: our first experiences
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1820-7. 2005
    ..This study was designed to assess the value of robots in colonic laparoscopic surgery. We present our first cases of robotic-assisted colectomies...
  17. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic resection of a combined esophageal leiomyoma and diverticulum: a case report
    Gerold Koplin
    Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Charite, University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e16-8. 2011
    ..Though endoscopic enucleations of myoma and resections of diverticula have been described earlier, to our knowledge, we are the first, who performed those procedures in a single operation, which seems to be feasible and safe...
  18. ncbi request reprint Open tension-free hernia repair in soccer players: preservation or primary neurectomy of the ilioinguinal nerve?
    Jürgen Zieren
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery, Charite, Campus Mitte, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Clin J Sport Med 17:398-400. 2007
  19. ncbi request reprint Does an informative video before inguinal hernia surgical repair influence postoperative quality of life? Results of a prospective randomized study
    Juergen Zieren
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Charite, Campus Mitte, Humboldt University Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Qual Life Res 16:725-9. 2007
    ..Thorough preoperative education of the patient could possibly lead to an improvement of postoperative quality of life...
  20. ncbi request reprint High doses of taurolidine inhibit advanced intraperitoneal tumor growth in rats
    Chris Braumann
    Department of General, Visceral, Vascular, and Thoracic Surgery, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Surg Res 129:129-35. 2005
    ..Thus far, no animal studies have been published concerning the systemic or local toxicity and the effectiveness of long-term intraperitoneal (i.p.) and intravenous (i.v.) administration on advanced tumor growths...