Rachel Rosenthal

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi Comparison of randomized controlled trial registry entries and content of reports in surgery journals
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 257:1007-15. 2013
  2. doi Personality traits and virtual reality performance
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Visceral Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 27:222-30. 2013
  3. doi Video gaming in children improves performance on a virtual reality trainer but does not yet make a laparoscopic surgeon
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Visceral Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Surg Innov 18:160-70. 2011
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: long-term outcomes and quality of life
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Kantonsspital Olten, Olten, Switzerland
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:557-61. 2006
  5. ncbi Can skills assessment on a virtual reality trainer predict a surgical trainee's talent in laparoscopic surgery?
    R Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Universitatsspital Basel, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 20:1286-90. 2006
  6. pmc Intranodal immunization with a vaccinia virus encoding multiple antigenic epitopes and costimulatory molecules in metastatic melanoma
    Michel Adamina
    Institute of Surgical Research and Hospital Management, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Mol Ther 18:651-9. 2010
  7. doi Active specific immunotherapy phase III trials for malignant melanoma: systematic analysis and critical appraisal
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Kantonspital Olten, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Surg 207:95-105. 2008
  8. doi Successful implementation of a window for routine antimicrobial prophylaxis shorter than that of the World Health Organization standard
    Heidi Misteli
    Division of General Surgery, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:912-6. 2012
  9. doi Impact of surgical training on incidence of surgical site infection
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Basel University Hospital, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Surg 33:1165-73. 2009
  10. doi Completion and Publication Rates of Randomized Controlled Trials in Surgery: An Empirical Study
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse, Basel, Switzerland Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital of Basel, Hebelstrasse, Basel, Switzerland Department of Oncology, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Cochrane Switzerland, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada German Cochrane Centre, Department of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Department of Urology, Helsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Department of Internal Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile Evidence Based Dentistry Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile Department of Family Medicine, Japan
    Ann Surg 262:68-73. 2015

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  1. doi Comparison of randomized controlled trial registry entries and content of reports in surgery journals
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 257:1007-15. 2013
    ..To evaluate discrepancies between trial registry entries and final reports of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) published in major general surgical journals...
  2. doi Personality traits and virtual reality performance
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Visceral Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 27:222-30. 2013
    ....
  3. doi Video gaming in children improves performance on a virtual reality trainer but does not yet make a laparoscopic surgeon
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Visceral Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Surg Innov 18:160-70. 2011
    ..This study aims at comparing laparoscopic virtual reality (VR) task performance of children with different levels of experience in video games and residents...
  4. ncbi Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: long-term outcomes and quality of life
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Kantonsspital Olten, Olten, Switzerland
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:557-61. 2006
    ..To evaluate the outcome of antireflux surgery, we assessed disease-specific symptoms and quality of life of all patients treated by laparoscopic fundoplication at our center between 1992 and 2002...
  5. ncbi Can skills assessment on a virtual reality trainer predict a surgical trainee's talent in laparoscopic surgery?
    R Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Universitatsspital Basel, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 20:1286-90. 2006
    ....
  6. pmc Intranodal immunization with a vaccinia virus encoding multiple antigenic epitopes and costimulatory molecules in metastatic melanoma
    Michel Adamina
    Institute of Surgical Research and Hospital Management, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Mol Ther 18:651-9. 2010
    ..These data indicate that IN administration of rVV encoding melanoma-associated epitopes and costimulatory molecules is safe and immunogenic...
  7. doi Active specific immunotherapy phase III trials for malignant melanoma: systematic analysis and critical appraisal
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Kantonspital Olten, Switzerland
    J Am Coll Surg 207:95-105. 2008
  8. doi Successful implementation of a window for routine antimicrobial prophylaxis shorter than that of the World Health Organization standard
    Heidi Misteli
    Division of General Surgery, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:912-6. 2012
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of implementation of the refined window for routine antimicrobial prophylaxis (RAP) of 30-74 minutes before skin incision compared to the World Health Organization (WHO) standard of 0-60 minutes...
  9. doi Impact of surgical training on incidence of surgical site infection
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Basel University Hospital, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Surg 33:1165-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether the risk of SSI is higher after surgery with tutorial assistance than after surgery performed autonomously by a fully trained surgeon...
  10. doi Completion and Publication Rates of Randomized Controlled Trials in Surgery: An Empirical Study
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse, Basel, Switzerland Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital of Basel, Hebelstrasse, Basel, Switzerland Department of Oncology, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Cochrane Switzerland, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine IUMSP, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada German Cochrane Centre, Department of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Department of Urology, Helsinki University Central Hospital and University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Department of Internal Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile Evidence Based Dentistry Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile Department of Family Medicine, Japan
    Ann Surg 262:68-73. 2015
    ..To investigate the prevalence of discontinuation and nonpublication of surgical versus medical randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and to explore risk factors for discontinuation and nonpublication of surgical RCTs...
  11. ncbi Heterologous prime-boost immunotherapy of melanoma patients with Influenza virosomes, and recombinant Vaccinia virus encoding 5 melanoma epitopes and 3 co-stimulatory molecules. A multi-centre phase I/II open labeled clinical trial
    Michel Adamina
    Institute for Surgical Research and Hospital Management, Department of Surgery, University of Basel, Hebelstrasse 20, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Contemp Clin Trials 29:165-81. 2008
    ..Disease free survival will be assessed by 4-monthly serial clinic visits, including physical and FDG-PET examinations, for a follow-up time of 2 years. Quality of life will be assessed with a dedicated FACT-BRM 4 questionnaire...
  12. doi The association of preoperative anemia and perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion with the risk of surgical site infection
    Walter P Weber
    Department of General Surgery, the Blood Transfusion Centre, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Transfusion 49:1964-70. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate allogeneic blood transfusion (ABT) and preoperative anemia as risk factors for surgical site infection (SSI)...
  13. doi Long-term follow-up of a randomized controlled trial of Lichtenstein's operation versus mesh plug repair for inguinal hernia
    Raoul A Droeser
    Division of General and Visceral Surgery and Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland Division of Visceral Surgery and Medicine, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland Division of Visceral Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Olten, Olten, Switzerland Division of Visceral Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland Division of Visceral Surgery, Kreiskrankenhaus Lörrach, Lörrach, Germany Division of General Surgery, Gesundheitszentrum Wetzikon, Wetzikon, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 259:966-72. 2014
    ..To compare long-term results of Lichtenstein's operation versus mesh plug repair for open inguinal hernia repair...
  14. ncbi Assessment of construct validity of a virtual reality laparoscopy simulator
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:407-13. 2007
    ....
  15. doi Impact of tutorial assistance in laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for acute recurrent diverticulitis
    Henry Hoffmann
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Surg Today 44:1869-78. 2014
    ..This study evaluated the impact of tutorial assistance on the duration of surgery and postoperative complications after laparoscopic sigmoidectomy...
  16. ncbi Cancer/testis antigen expression and specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses in non small cell lung cancer
    Celia Groeper
    Institute for Surgical Research and Hospital Management, Department of Research, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Cancer 120:337-43. 2007
    ..Supportive evidence was provided by corresponding multimer staining. Although CTA genes are frequently expressed in NSCLC, detection of CTL reactivity against CTA epitopes in TIL from nonimmunized NSCLC patients represents a rare event...
  17. pmc The future of patient safety: Surgical trainees accept virtual reality as a new training tool
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland
    Patient Saf Surg 2:16. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate trainees' acceptance of VR for assessment and training during a skills course and at their institution...
  18. doi Efficient stimulation of T cell responses by human IFN-alpha-induced dendritic cells does not require Toll-like receptor triggering
    Laura Bracci
    Institute for Surgical Research and Hospital Management, DBM, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    J Immunother 31:466-74. 2008
    ....
  19. doi Reporting of adverse events in surgical trials: critical appraisal of current practice
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 26, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    World J Surg 39:80-7. 2015
    ..Several classifications have been proposed and validated for postoperative, but not intraoperative, complications. The aim of the present study is to assess the current practice of complication reporting in surgical trials...
  20. doi Surgery for ischemic colitis: outcome and risk factors for in-hospital mortality
    Jörg Genstorfer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Int J Colorectal Dis 29:493-503. 2014
    ..Surgery for ischemic colitis is associated with high perioperative morbidity and mortality, but the risk factors for mortality and major surgical complications are unclear...
  21. doi Impact of an intensive 2-day endovascular training course on technical performance of trainees
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Vasc Surg 27:1173-81. 2013
    ....
  22. ncbi Advanced liposomal vectors as cancer vaccines in melanoma immunotherapy
    Michel Adamina
    Institute for Surgical Research and Hospital Management, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Liposome Res 16:195-204. 2006
    ..We report here our experience in the tailoring of dedicated advanced liposomal vectors that were developed in the context of an upcoming immunotherapy clinical trial for melanoma...
  23. 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...
  24. doi The timing of surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis
    Walter P Weber
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 247:918-26. 2008
    ..To obtain precise information on the optimal time window for surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis...
  25. ncbi Efficient induction of tumoricidal cytotoxic T lymphocytes by HLA-A0201 restricted, melanoma associated, L(27)Melan-A/MART-1(26-35) peptide encapsulated into virosomes in vitro
    Reto Schumacher
    Institut für Chirurgische Forschung und Spitalmanagement, Zentrum fur Lehre und Forschung, University of Basel, 20 Hebelstrasse, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Vaccine 23:5572-82. 2005
    ..Taken together our results suggest that this highly immunogenic antigenic formulation might qualify for clinical use in active, antigen-specific, melanoma immunotherapy...
  26. ncbi Clinical applications of recombinant virus-based cancer immunotherapy
    Michel Adamina
    Institut für Chirurgische Forschung und Spitalmanagement, Universitatsspital Basel, Hebelstrasse 20, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Expert Opin Biol Ther 5:1211-24. 2005
    ....
  27. doi Spectrum of pathogens in surgical site infections at a Swiss university hospital
    Heidi Misteli
    Department of General Surgery, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 140:w13146. 2011
    ..5 g cefuroxime (plus 500 mg metronidazole in colorectal surgery)...
  28. doi Effect of different warm-up strategies on simulated laparoscopy performance: a randomized controlled trial
    Enrico Brönnimann
    Department of Visceral Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Surg Educ 72:96-103. 2015
    ..The following warm-up strategies were applied: a hands-on exercise (group 1), a cognitive exercise (group 2), and no warm-up (control, group 3)...
  29. doi Effect of intraoperative infiltration with local anesthesia on the development of chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair: a randomized, triple-blinded, placebo-controlled trial
    Anita Kurmann
    Department of Visceral Surgery, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland Department of Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Surgery 157:144-54. 2015
    ..The objective of this randomized trial was to assess the effect of intraoperative infiltration with local anesthetic versus placebo on the development of chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair...
  30. doi How to write a surgical clinical research protocol: literature review and practical guide
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Department of Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Spitalstrasse 26, CH 4031 Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:299-312. 2014
    ..The aim of this review is to provide a practical guide for developing a clinical study protocol for surgical interventions with a focus on methodologic issues...
  31. doi Surgical complications in kidney transplantation: no evidence for a learning curve
    Thomas Wolff
    Department of Vascular and Transplant Surgery, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Electronic address
    J Surg Educ 71:748-55. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether surgical complications after kidney transplantation correlate with surgeon's experience and whether individual surgeons' complication rates improve during their learning process...
  32. doi Medical students' career expectations and interest in opting for a surgical career
    Henry Hoffmann
    University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse 21, 4031, Basel, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 144:w13932. 2014
    ..This study evaluated the current career expectations of medical students and tested a hands-on virtual reality (VR) intervention as a tool to increase their interest in surgery...
  33. doi Functional results after chest wall stabilization with a new screwless fixation device
    Mark Nikolaj Wiese
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 47:868-75. 2015
    ..This is the experience with the Stratos system in two surgical centres for the management of two types of rib fractures: flail chest and multiple dislocated rib fractures with significant chest wall deformity...
  34. doi Prevalence, characteristics, and publication of discontinued randomized trials
    Benjamin Kasenda
    Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    JAMA 311:1045-51. 2014
    ..The discontinuation of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) raises ethical concerns and often wastes scarce research resources. The epidemiology of discontinued RCTs, however, remains unclear...
  35. doi Histomorphometric, CT arthrographic, and biomechanical mapping of the human ankle
    Olaf Buettner
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Foot Ankle Int 34:1025-34. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi Does specialization improve outcome in abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery?
    Rachel Rosenthal
    Centre of Vascular Surgery Aarau Basel, Basel University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Vascular 13:107-13. 2005
    ..000). We conclude that in patients undergoing abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, those whose surgery is done by a specialized team have a significantly better outcome than those whose surgery is done by general surgeons...
  37. ncbi Differential effects of the tryptophan metabolite 3-hydroxyanthranilic acid on the proliferation of human CD8+ T cells induced by TCR triggering or homeostatic cytokines
    Walter P Weber
    Institut für Chirurgische Forschung und Spitalmanagement and Department Forschung, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Eur J Immunol 36:296-304. 2006
    ..Instead, in the absence of effective T cell receptor triggering, 3-HAA profoundly affects homeostatic proliferation of CD8(+) T cells...
  38. ncbi Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy: long-term results and patient satisfaction after Ferguson's hemorrhoidectomy
    Marc Olivier Guenin
    Department of Surgery, St Claraspital, Basel, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1523-7. 2005
    ..Perioperative morbidity and long-term results after hemorrhoidectomy (Ferguson's technique) were evaluated as a basis for comparison with new methods such as stapled hemorrhoidectomy...
  39. pmc Culture of melanoma cells in 3-dimensional architectures results in impaired immunorecognition by cytotoxic T lymphocytes specific for Melan-A/MART-1 tumor-associated antigen
    Sourabh Ghosh
    Institut für Chirurgische Forschung und Spitalmanagement and Departement Forschung, University of Basel, 20 Hebelstrasse, 4031 Basel, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 242:851-7, discussion 858. 2005
    ..To assess the effects of the culture of melanoma cells in 3-dimensional (3D) architectures on their immunorecognition by cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) specific for tumor-associated antigens...