Achim Fleischmann

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Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi [The impact of methodology on the reported prevalence of thyroid pathology: comparison of two autopsy series from Switzerland performed with different methods]
    A Fleischmann
    Institut für Pathologie der Universität Bern
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:1037-43. 2004
  2. ncbi Elective management of transitional cell carcinoma of the distal ureter: can kidney-sparing surgery be advised?
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    BJU Int 100:264-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Prognostic implications of extracapsular extension of pelvic lymph node metastases in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Surg Pathol 29:89-95. 2005
  4. ncbi Isolated polyarteritis nodosa of the male reproductive system associated with a germ cell tumor of the testis: a case report
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Pathol 16:354-6. 2007
  5. doi Extracapsular extension but not the tumour burden of lymph node metastases is an independent adverse risk factor in lymph node-positive bladder cancer
    Roland Seiler
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Histopathology 58:571-8. 2011
  6. doi Her2 amplification is significantly more frequent in lymph node metastases from urothelial bladder cancer than in the primary tumours
    Achim Fleischmann
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 60:350-7. 2011
  7. doi Does quantification of USPIO uptake-related signal loss allow differentiation of benign and malignant normal-sized pelvic lymph nodes?
    Johannes M Froehlich
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital and Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Contrast Media Mol Imaging 7:346-55. 2012
  8. doi High CD10 expression predicts favorable outcome in surgically treated lymph node-positive bladder cancer patients
    Roland Seiler
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Hum Pathol 43:269-75. 2012
  9. doi High CD10 expression in lymph node metastases from surgically treated prostate cancer independently predicts early death
    Achim Fleischmann
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Virchows Arch 458:741-8. 2011
  10. doi Survival in surgically treated, nodal positive prostate cancer patients is predicted by histopathological characteristics of the primary tumor and its lymph node metastases
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Prostate 69:352-62. 2009

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Publications27

  1. ncbi [The impact of methodology on the reported prevalence of thyroid pathology: comparison of two autopsy series from Switzerland performed with different methods]
    A Fleischmann
    Institut für Pathologie der Universität Bern
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 93:1037-43. 2004
    ..These differences were significant (p < 0.001). In conclusion, the methodology has an important impact on the detected prevalence of pathological findings in the thyroid...
  2. ncbi Elective management of transitional cell carcinoma of the distal ureter: can kidney-sparing surgery be advised?
    Gianluca Giannarini
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    BJU Int 100:264-8. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi Prognostic implications of extracapsular extension of pelvic lymph node metastases in urothelial carcinoma of the bladder
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Am J Surg Pathol 29:89-95. 2005
    ..Therefore, this feature should be used to designate a separate pN category in the staging system. The discrimination of pN1/pN2 in the UICC 2002 classification seems to be arbitrary and of no significant prognostic relevance...
  4. ncbi Isolated polyarteritis nodosa of the male reproductive system associated with a germ cell tumor of the testis: a case report
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Pathol 16:354-6. 2007
    ..Two years after surgery he is without evidence of recurrence of either the tumor or PAN...
  5. doi Extracapsular extension but not the tumour burden of lymph node metastases is an independent adverse risk factor in lymph node-positive bladder cancer
    Roland Seiler
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Histopathology 58:571-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate risk factors in lymph node-positive bladder cancer...
  6. doi Her2 amplification is significantly more frequent in lymph node metastases from urothelial bladder cancer than in the primary tumours
    Achim Fleischmann
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 60:350-7. 2011
    ..Genotype and phenotype of primary tumours and their metastases may differ...
  7. doi Does quantification of USPIO uptake-related signal loss allow differentiation of benign and malignant normal-sized pelvic lymph nodes?
    Johannes M Froehlich
    Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital and Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Contrast Media Mol Imaging 7:346-55. 2012
    ..Quantification of USPIO-dependent SNR decrease will enable the validation of this promising technique with the final goal of improving and individualizing patient care...
  8. doi High CD10 expression predicts favorable outcome in surgically treated lymph node-positive bladder cancer patients
    Roland Seiler
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Hum Pathol 43:269-75. 2012
    ..The favorable outcome in bladder cancer patients with high CD10 expression might suggest a tumor suppressive function of CD10...
  9. doi High CD10 expression in lymph node metastases from surgically treated prostate cancer independently predicts early death
    Achim Fleischmann
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Virchows Arch 458:741-8. 2011
    ..In conclusion, a high CD10 expression in prostate cancer predicts early death. This information is inherent in the primary tumors and in the lymph node metastases and might help to personalize patient management...
  10. doi Survival in surgically treated, nodal positive prostate cancer patients is predicted by histopathological characteristics of the primary tumor and its lymph node metastases
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Prostate 69:352-62. 2009
    ..Histopathological risk factors for survival stratification of surgically treated nodal positive prostate cancer patients are poorly defined as reflected by only one category for nodal metastases...
  11. doi Good outcome for patients with few lymph node metastases after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Martin C Schumacher
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 54:344-52. 2008
    ..Conflicting results exist regarding the value of an extended pelvic lymph node dissection (PLND) in node-positive patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) for clinically localized prostate cancer...
  12. doi High-level cytoplasmic cyclin D1 expression in lymph node metastases from prostate cancer independently predicts early biochemical failure and death in surgically treated patients
    Achim Fleischmann
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Histopathology 58:781-9. 2011
    ..To test the prognostic significance of cyclin D1 in nodal-positive prostate cancer...
  13. doi Combined ultrasmall superparamagnetic particles of iron oxide-enhanced and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging facilitates detection of metastases in normal-sized pelvic lymph nodes of patients with bladder and prostate cancer
    Frédéric D Birkhäuser
    University Hospital of Bern, Department of Urology, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 64:953-60. 2013
    ..Conventional cross-sectional imaging with computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has limited accuracy for lymph node (LN) staging in bladder and prostate cancer patients...
  14. ncbi Nerve sparing open radical retropubic prostatectomy--does it have an impact on urinary continence?
    Fiona C Burkhard
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 176:189-95. 2006
    ..We prospectively assessed the role of nerve sparing surgery on urinary continence after open radical retropubic prostatectomy...
  15. doi MMP-2 and MMP-9 in lymph-node-positive bladder cancer
    Roland Seiler
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Pathol 64:1078-82. 2011
    ....
  16. ncbi Extracapsular extension of pelvic lymph node metastases from urothelial carcinoma of the bladder is an independent prognostic factor
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 23:2358-65. 2005
    ..To analyze the prognostic impact of risk factors for urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB) with pelvic lymph node (LN) metastases...
  17. ncbi Is pelvic lymph node dissection necessary in patients with a serum PSA<10ng/ml undergoing radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer?
    Martin C Schumacher
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 50:272-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of lymph node metastasis in this subgroup of patients...
  18. pmc Pelvic lymph nodes: distribution and nodal tumour burden of urothelial bladder cancer
    Roland Seiler
    Department of Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland
    J Clin Pathol 63:504-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate the number of lymph nodes and the lymph node tumour burden in different anatomical pelvic regions to better asses the impact of variations in the extent of lymphadenectomy on reported LN parameters and pelvic tumour clearance...
  19. doi Androgen receptors are differentially expressed in Gleason patterns of prostate cancer and down-regulated in matched lymph node metastases
    Achim Fleischmann
    Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Prostate 71:453-60. 2011
    ..More information about AR distribution is needed to optimize evaluation methods and to better understand the role of AR in development and progression of prostate cancer...
  20. ncbi Twenty years experience with an ileal orthotopic low pressure bladder substitute--lessons to be learned
    Urs E Studer
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Inselspital, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 176:161-6. 2006
    ..We present the long-term results of a large consecutive series of patients undergoing ileal orthotopic bladder substitution following radical cystectomy...
  21. doi Combined ultrasmall superparamagnetic particles of iron oxide-enhanced and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging reliably detect pelvic lymph node metastases in normal-sized nodes of bladder and prostate cancer patients
    Harriet C Thoeny
    University Hospital of Bern, Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 55:761-9. 2009
    ..Newer approaches such as ultrasmall superparamagnetic particles of iron oxide (USPIO) and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) have inconsistent diagnostic accuracy and are difficult to interpret...
  22. doi Distinct subcellular expression patterns of neutral endopeptidase (CD10) in prostate cancer predict diverging clinical courses in surgically treated patients
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Clin Cancer Res 14:7838-42. 2008
    ..Neutral endopeptidase (CD10), an ectopeptidase bound to the cell surface, is thought to be a potential prognostic marker for prostate cancer...
  23. doi Immunological microenvironment in prostate cancer: high mast cell densities are associated with favorable tumor characteristics and good prognosis
    Achim Fleischmann
    Department of Pathology, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
    Prostate 69:976-81. 2009
    ..Number of intratumoral mast cells predicts survival in various cancers. The prognostic significance of such mast cells in surgically treated prostate cancer is unknown...
  24. doi CCND1/CyclinD1 status in metastasizing bladder cancer: a prognosticator and predictor of chemotherapeutic response
    Roland Seiler
    1 Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland 2 Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Mod Pathol 27:87-95. 2014
    ..High nuclear CyclinD1 expression in lymph node metastases predicts favorable response to chemotherapy. This information may help to personalize prognostication and administration of adjuvant chemotherapy. ..
  25. doi Refractory hematuria in an oliguric patient after pancreas transplantation with exocrine pancreas bladder drainage
    Bernhard Kiss
    Department of Urology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 59:462-4. 2011
    ..However, hematuria was refractory to multiple urological interventions, which eventually necessitated an enteric diversion of the exocrine pancreas. Hematuria ceased following an uneventful postoperative course...
  26. ncbi Radical cystectomy with an extended pelvic lymphadenectomy: rationale and results
    Robert D Mills
    The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 16:233-45. 2007
    ..Whether more extensive dissections than this improve survival is not yet clear...
  27. ncbi Is there an indication for frozen section examination of the ureteral margins during cystectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder?
    Martin C Schumacher
    Department of Urology, Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    J Urol 176:2409-13; discussion 2413. 2006
    ..We evaluated the incidence of pathological findings of the ureter at cystectomy for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder and assessed the usefulness of intraoperative frozen section examination of the ureter...