Igor Langer

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi Long-term outcomes of breast cancer patients after endoscopic axillary lymph node dissection: a prospective analysis of 52 patients
    I Langer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, CH 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:85-91. 2005
  2. pmc Axillary recurrence rate in breast cancer patients with negative sentinel lymph node (SLN) or SLN micrometastases: prospective analysis of 150 patients after SLN biopsy
    Igor Langer
    Department of Surgery, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 241:152-8. 2005
  3. doi Axillary lymph node dissection for sentinel lymph node micrometastases may be safely omitted in early-stage breast cancer patients: long-term outcomes of a prospective study
    Igor Langer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3366-74. 2009
  4. doi Sentinel lymph node procedure leads to upstaging of patients with resectable colon cancer: results of the Swiss prospective, multicenter study sentinel lymph node procedure in colon cancer
    Carsten T Viehl
    Department of Surgery, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1959-65. 2012
  5. pmc Morbidity of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLN) alone versus SLN and completion axillary lymph node dissection after breast cancer surgery: a prospective Swiss multicenter study on 659 patients
    Igor Langer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 245:452-61. 2007
  6. doi Accuracy of frozen section of sentinel lymph nodes: a prospective analysis of 659 breast cancer patients of the Swiss multicenter study
    Igor Langer
    Division of General Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 113:129-36. 2009
  7. doi Prognostic impact and therapeutic implications of sentinel lymph node micro-metastases in early-stage breast cancer patients
    Carsten T Viehl
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Surg Oncol 103:531-3. 2011
  8. ncbi A new approach in breast cancer with non-inflammatory skin involvement
    Uwe Guth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel, UHB, Spitalstrasse 21, CH 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Oncol 45:576-83. 2006
  9. ncbi Non-inflammatory skin involvement in breast cancer, histologically proven but without the clinical and histological T4 category features
    Uwe Gueth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel UHB, Spitalstrasse, Basel, Switzerland
    J Surg Oncol 95:291-7. 2007
  10. ncbi T4 category revision enhances the accuracy and significance of stage III breast cancer
    Uwe Guth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Cancer 106:2569-75. 2006

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi Long-term outcomes of breast cancer patients after endoscopic axillary lymph node dissection: a prospective analysis of 52 patients
    I Langer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, CH 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 90:85-91. 2005
    ..The objective of this prospective study was to assess the oncological and functional outcomes in breast cancer patients after endoscopic ALND...
  2. pmc Axillary recurrence rate in breast cancer patients with negative sentinel lymph node (SLN) or SLN micrometastases: prospective analysis of 150 patients after SLN biopsy
    Igor Langer
    Department of Surgery, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 241:152-8. 2005
    ..2 mm to <or=2.0 mm) after breast surgery and SLN procedure without formal axillary lymph node dissection (ALND)...
  3. doi Axillary lymph node dissection for sentinel lymph node micrometastases may be safely omitted in early-stage breast cancer patients: long-term outcomes of a prospective study
    Igor Langer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3366-74. 2009
    ..To evaluate the long-term disease-free and overall survival of patients with sentinel lymph node (SLN) micrometastases, in whom a completion axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) was systematically omitted...
  4. doi Sentinel lymph node procedure leads to upstaging of patients with resectable colon cancer: results of the Swiss prospective, multicenter study sentinel lymph node procedure in colon cancer
    Carsten T Viehl
    Department of Surgery, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1959-65. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Morbidity of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLN) alone versus SLN and completion axillary lymph node dissection after breast cancer surgery: a prospective Swiss multicenter study on 659 patients
    Igor Langer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 245:452-61. 2007
    ..To assess the morbidity after sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy compared with SLN and completion level I and II axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) in a prospective multicenter study...
  6. doi Accuracy of frozen section of sentinel lymph nodes: a prospective analysis of 659 breast cancer patients of the Swiss multicenter study
    Igor Langer
    Division of General Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 113:129-36. 2009
    ..To assess the accuracy of sentinel lymph node (SLN) frozen section in a prospective multicenter study of early-stage breast cancer patients...
  7. doi Prognostic impact and therapeutic implications of sentinel lymph node micro-metastases in early-stage breast cancer patients
    Carsten T Viehl
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Surg Oncol 103:531-3. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi A new approach in breast cancer with non-inflammatory skin involvement
    Uwe Guth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel, UHB, Spitalstrasse 21, CH 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Oncol 45:576-83. 2006
    ..The highest T category, or Stage III, is not the appropriate classification for a considerable number of patients having this clinicopathologic entity...
  9. ncbi Non-inflammatory skin involvement in breast cancer, histologically proven but without the clinical and histological T4 category features
    Uwe Gueth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel UHB, Spitalstrasse, Basel, Switzerland
    J Surg Oncol 95:291-7. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi T4 category revision enhances the accuracy and significance of stage III breast cancer
    Uwe Guth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Cancer 106:2569-75. 2006
    ..In the current study, the authors evaluated how implementation of this proposal will affect Stage III noninflammatory breast cancer...
  11. doi Factors influencing the success of in vivo sentinel lymph node procedure in colon cancer patients: Swiss prospective, multicenter study sentinel lymph node procedure in colon cancer
    Carsten T Viehl
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Surg 37:873-7. 2013
    ..However, there remains room for improvement for SLN identification and sensitivity. Therefore, the objective of the present investigation was to analyze factors influencing the success of the SLN procedure in colon cancer patients...
  12. ncbi Association of the presence of bone marrow micrometastases with the sentinel lymph node status in 410 early stage breast cancer patients: results of the Swiss Multicenter Study
    Igor Langer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1896-903. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether an association exists between the SLN status and the presence of bone marrow (BM) micrometastases. The objective of the present investigation was to evaluate whether or not such an association exists...
  13. doi Bone marrow micrometastases do not impact disease-free and overall survival in early stage sentinel lymph node-negative breast cancer patients
    Igor Langer
    Department of Surgery, Lindenhof Hospital, Berne, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:401-7. 2014
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess the impact of BMM on 5-year disease-free and overall survival among those patients...
  14. doi Inadequate quality of surveillance after curative surgery for colon cancer
    Carsten T Viehl
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2663-9. 2010
    ..However, data on the quality of surveillance are scarce. The objective of this study is to analyze the quality of surveillance after curative surgery for colon cancer among a cohort of Swiss patients...
  15. ncbi Selective axillary surgery in breast cancer patients based on positron emission tomography with 18F-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose: not yet!
    Ulrich Guller
    Department of Surgery, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 71:171-3. 2002
    ..Selective axillary surgery in breast cancer patients based on 18F-FDG PET is yet not possible...
  16. ncbi Sentinel lymph node biopsy is associated with improved survival compared to level I & II axillary lymph node dissection in node negative breast cancer patients
    I Langer
    Division General Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Surg Oncol 35:805-13. 2009
    ....
  17. ncbi Mammotome: less invasive than ABBI with similar accuracy for early breast cancer detection
    Walter P Weber
    Department of Surgery, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, Basel, CH 4031 Switzerland
    World J Surg 29:495-9. 2005
    ..The larger specimen obtained by the ABBI procedure resulted in more detailed histology. In conclusion, recommend the Mammotome system as the method of choice for detecting nonpalpable early breast cancer...
  18. ncbi Retroperitoneoscopic living-donor nephrectomy: first clinical experiences in 19 operations
    Tullio Sulser
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Endourol 18:257-62. 2004
    ..Because of the direct anatomic approach, retroperitoneoscopic living-donor nephrectomy has become the preferred access at our institution for both donors and surgeons...
  19. ncbi Retroperitoneoscopic living donor nephrectomy: a retrospective comparison to the open approach
    Alexander Bachmann
    Department of Urology, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Transplantation 78:168-71. 2004
    ..As a result of the direct access, RLDN is superior in terms of operation time, even to the open access on our series, while maintaining the advantage of minimal invasiveness...
  20. ncbi Retroperitoneoscopic living donor nephrectomy: a comparison with the open approach in respect of early postoperative pain management
    A Bachmann
    Department of Urology, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Transplant Proc 37:609-12. 2005
    ..We retrospectively compared perioperative donor outcomes and early postoperative pain control after retroperitoneoscopic (RLDN) and standard open (OLDN) living donor nephrectomy...
  21. ncbi Scope and significance of non-uniform classification practices in breast cancer with non-inflammatory skin involvement: a clinicopathologic study and an international survey
    U Guth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Oncol 16:1618-23. 2005
    ..The study evaluates the scope of non-uniform classification practices concerning breast carcinomas with non-inflammatory skin involvement...
  22. ncbi Breast cancer sagittal/horizontal plane location influences axillary lymph node involvement
    U Guth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel UHB, Spitalstrasse 21, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:287-91. 2006
    ..To assess the influence of tumour location on axillary lymph node involvement (ALNI) and prognosis in breast cancer by evaluating the significance of the sagittal/horizontal alignment...
  23. ncbi [The Advanced Breast Biopsy Instrumentation (ABBI) for evaluation of mammographically suspicious, non-palpable findings of the breast: a reliable diagnosis with minor therapeutic potential]
    W R Marti
    Departement Chirurgie, Universitat Basel
    Swiss Surg 6:111-5. 2000
    ..The advanced breast biopsy instrumentation (ABBI) allows stereotactically guided excision of a specimen up to 20 mm in diameter on an outpatient basis under local anaesthesia...
  24. ncbi Breast carcinoma with noninflammatory skin involvement (T4b): time to abandon an historic relic from the TNM classification
    Uwe Guth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Cancer 104:1862-70. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi Advanced breast biopsy instrumentation for the evaluation of impalpable lesions: a reliable diagnostic tool with little therapeutic potential
    W R Marti
    Department of Surgery, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Surg 167:15-8. 2001
    ..As in other published series margins were often not clear of tumour and therefore the therapeutic use of the ABBI procedure is limited...
  26. doi Surgical treatment of acute recurrent diverticulitis: early elective or late elective surgery. An analysis of 237 patients
    Henry Hoffmann
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Surg 36:898-907. 2012
    ..The optimal timing of elective surgery in diverticulitis remains unclear. We attempted to investigate early elective versus late elective laparoscopic surgery in acute recurrent diverticulitis in a retrospective study...
  27. ncbi Gastric necrosis complicating lately a Nissen fundoplication. Report of a case
    Nicola Patuto
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 393:45-7. 2008
    ..Prompt diagnosis and appropriate therapy of acute gastric dilatation is mandatory to avoid potentially fatal gastric necrosis...
  28. ncbi Retroperitoneoscopic donor nephrectomy: donor outcome and complication rate in comparison with three different techniques
    Robin Ruszat
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstr 21, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    World J Urol 24:113-7. 2006
    ..Independent of the preferred technique, donor nephrectomy is associated with complication rates. RLDN is comparable to OLDN in terms of OPT, WIT. Learning endoscopic donor nephrectomy could be associated with a higher complication rate...
  29. ncbi Interleukin 6 is important for survival after partial hepatectomy in mice
    Alex Blindenbacher
    Department of Research, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Hepatology 38:674-82. 2003
    ..We conclude that the major role of IL-6 is the induction of an adaptive response to PH that ensures body homeostasis and survival...
  30. ncbi Peritoneal mesothelioma after environmental asbestos exposure
    R Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Basel
    Swiss Surg 9:311-4. 2003
    ..This report of a patient from Anatolia with peritoneal mesothelioma after environmental exposure outlines the importance of considering this pathology in the differential diagnosis of a Turkish patient presenting with ascites...
  31. ncbi Diagnosis of malignant hyperthermia susceptibility during CABG surgery
    T Girard
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kantonsspital University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:233-5. 2003
    ..This case report describes a diagnostic approach to obtain a definite MH diagnosis by performing an in vitro contracture test at the time of CABG surgery in combination with molecular genetic investigations...
  32. ncbi Correlation and significance of histopathological and clinical features in breast cancer with skin involvement (T4b)
    Uwe Guth
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Basel UHB, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Hum Pathol 37:264-71. 2006
    ..Our results challenge the validity of the TNM rules and recommendations concerning T4b breast cancer because it leads, in the majority of cases, to tumors of comparable extent and prognosis being placed in different categories...
  33. doi [Follow-up recommendations for patients after curative treatment of invasive breast cancer]
    Markus Zuber
    Departement Chirurgie, Kantonsspital Olten, CH 4600 Olten
    Ther Umsch 65:319-21. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi [Breast cancer surgery]
    Georges Vlastos
    Service de Gynecologie, Unité de sénologie et d oncogynécologie chirurgicales, HUG, Geneve
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2389-90, 2392-5. 2007
    ..Sentinel node biopsy has already remplaced axillary lymph node dissection in the evaluation of the axilla. Local ablation of the tumor may be a valuable alternative to surgery in the future...