H Birgisson

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Improved survival in cancer of the colon and rectum in Sweden
    H Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, Akademiska sjukhuset, S 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Surg Oncol 31:845-53. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of second cancers in patients treated with radiotherapy for rectal cancer
    Helgi Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, Akademiska sjukhuset, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 23:6126-31. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of preoperative radiation therapy for rectal cancer: long-term follow-up of the Swedish Rectal Cancer Trial
    Helgi Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, Akademiska sjukhuset, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 23:8697-705. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Late gastrointestinal disorders after rectal cancer surgery with and without preoperative radiation therapy
    H Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, Radiology and Clinical Immunology, University Hospital, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
    Br J Surg 95:206-13. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Swedish Rectal Cancer Trial: long lasting benefits from radiotherapy on survival and local recurrence rate
    Joakim Folkesson
    Department of Surgical Sciences and Oncology, Uppsala University Hospital, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 23:5644-50. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Self-expanding stent in obstructing colorectal cancer. A new technique to avoid abdominal surgery]
    Kennet Smedh
    Kolorektalsektionen, Kirurgkliniken, Centrallasarettet, Vasteras
    Lakartidningen 100:1982-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Late adverse effects of radiation therapy for rectal cancer - a systematic overview
    Helgi Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 46:504-16. 2007

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Improved survival in cancer of the colon and rectum in Sweden
    H Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, Akademiska sjukhuset, S 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur J Surg Oncol 31:845-53. 2005
    ..To analyse time-trends in survival of patients with colon and rectal cancer in Sweden...
  2. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of second cancers in patients treated with radiotherapy for rectal cancer
    Helgi Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, Akademiska sjukhuset, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 23:6126-31. 2005
    ..To analyze the occurrence of second cancers in patients with rectal cancer treated with external radiotherapy (RT) in addition to surgery...
  3. ncbi request reprint Adverse effects of preoperative radiation therapy for rectal cancer: long-term follow-up of the Swedish Rectal Cancer Trial
    Helgi Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, Akademiska sjukhuset, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 23:8697-705. 2005
    ..To analyze the occurrence of subacute and late adverse effects in patients treated with preoperative irradiation for rectal cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Late gastrointestinal disorders after rectal cancer surgery with and without preoperative radiation therapy
    H Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, Radiology and Clinical Immunology, University Hospital, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
    Br J Surg 95:206-13. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to analyse late gastrointestinal disorders necessitating hospital admission following rectal cancer surgery and to determine their relationship to preoperative radiation therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Swedish Rectal Cancer Trial: long lasting benefits from radiotherapy on survival and local recurrence rate
    Joakim Folkesson
    Department of Surgical Sciences and Oncology, Uppsala University Hospital, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Clin Oncol 23:5644-50. 2005
    ..To evaluate the long-term effects on survival and recurrence rates of preoperative radiotherapy in the treatment of curatively operated rectal cancer patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Self-expanding stent in obstructing colorectal cancer. A new technique to avoid abdominal surgery]
    Kennet Smedh
    Kolorektalsektionen, Kirurgkliniken, Centrallasarettet, Vasteras
    Lakartidningen 100:1982-6. 2003
    ..Colorectal stenting procedure is effective and safe and can be used in obstructing cancers both as a temporary relief before elective resection and as a definitive treatment in palliative cases...
  7. ncbi request reprint Late adverse effects of radiation therapy for rectal cancer - a systematic overview
    Helgi Birgisson
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 46:504-16. 2007
    ..Despite these benefits, the adverse effects of radiation therapy limit its use. The aim of this review was to present a comprehensive overview of published studies on late adverse effects related to the RT for rectal cancer...