Rachel Rosenthal

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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
  5. ncbi request reprint 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
  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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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. ncbi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint 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...
  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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint 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. ncbi request reprint 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...
  11. doi request reprint 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)...
  12. ncbi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint 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...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. doi request reprint 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...
  21. doi request reprint 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint 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
    ....
  24. doi request reprint 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)...
  25. doi request reprint 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...
  26. doi request reprint 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...
  27. doi request reprint 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...
  28. doi request reprint 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
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  29. ncbi request reprint 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint 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...
  32. 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...