Markus Weber

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Laparoscopic gastric bypass is superior to laparoscopic gastric banding for treatment of morbid obesity
    Markus Weber
    Division of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 240:975-82; discussion 982-3. 2004
  2. ncbi New device for the introduction of a circular stapler in laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery
    Markus K Muller
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 16:1559-62. 2006
  3. ncbi Three-year follow-up study of retrocolic versus antecolic laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Markus K Muller
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 17:889-93. 2007
  4. doi Utility of routine versus selective upper gastrointestinal series to detect anastomotic leaks after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Marc Schiesser
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 21:1238-42. 2011
  5. doi Quality of life after bariatric surgery--a comparative study of laparoscopic banding vs. bypass
    Markus K Muller
    Division of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 18:1551-7. 2008
  6. ncbi Superiority of small islets in human islet transplantation
    Roger Lehmann
    Clinical Islet Transplantation Program, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Diabetes 56:594-603. 2007
  7. pmc Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, but not rebanding, should be proposed as rescue procedure for patients with failed laparoscopic gastric banding
    Markus Weber
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 238:827-33; discussion 833-4. 2003
  8. doi Laparoscopic versus open splenectomy for nontraumatic diseases
    Christine F Maurus
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    World J Surg 32:2444-9. 2008
  9. ncbi Obesity in general elective surgery
    Daniel Dindo
    Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Lancet 361:2032-5. 2003
  10. ncbi Physical and psychosocial outcome in morbidly obese patients with and without bariatric surgery: a 4 1/2-year follow-up
    Barbara Buddeberg-Fischer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 16:321-30. 2006

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  1. pmc Laparoscopic gastric bypass is superior to laparoscopic gastric banding for treatment of morbid obesity
    Markus Weber
    Division of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 240:975-82; discussion 982-3. 2004
    ..To define whether laparoscopic gastric banding or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass represents the better approach to treat patients with morbid obesity...
  2. ncbi New device for the introduction of a circular stapler in laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery
    Markus K Muller
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 16:1559-62. 2006
    ..The introduction of the circular stapler through the thick abdominal wall in morbidly obese patients can be challenging. To overcome the difficulties of this task, a new device was developed and its use is presented...
  3. ncbi Three-year follow-up study of retrocolic versus antecolic laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Markus K Muller
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 17:889-93. 2007
    ..In this study, we compared the retrocolic vs the antecolic technique with 3 years of follow-up. We hypothesized that the antecolic technique is superior to the retrocolic in terms of operation time and morbidity...
  4. doi Utility of routine versus selective upper gastrointestinal series to detect anastomotic leaks after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Marc Schiesser
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 21:1238-42. 2011
    ..Consequently, many centers advocate routine postoperative upper gastrointestinal (UGI) series. The aim of this study was to determine the utility of this practice after LRYGB...
  5. doi Quality of life after bariatric surgery--a comparative study of laparoscopic banding vs. bypass
    Markus K Muller
    Division of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 18:1551-7. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic gastric banding and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass are widely used for the treatment of morbid obesity. The impact of these two procedures on health-related quality of life has not been analyzed in comparative studies...
  6. ncbi Superiority of small islets in human islet transplantation
    Roger Lehmann
    Clinical Islet Transplantation Program, Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University Hospital Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Diabetes 56:594-603. 2007
    ..Thus, islet size seems to be a key factor determining human islet transplantation outcome...
  7. pmc Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, but not rebanding, should be proposed as rescue procedure for patients with failed laparoscopic gastric banding
    Markus Weber
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 238:827-33; discussion 833-4. 2003
    ..To define whether laparoscopic rebanding or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass represents the best approach for failed laparoscopic gastric banding in patients with morbid obesity...
  8. doi Laparoscopic versus open splenectomy for nontraumatic diseases
    Christine F Maurus
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    World J Surg 32:2444-9. 2008
    ..In this study, indications for and complications of open and laparoscopic splenectomy were analyzed, with the aim to identify patients who will benefit from either technique...
  9. ncbi Obesity in general elective surgery
    Daniel Dindo
    Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Lancet 361:2032-5. 2003
    ..Obese patients are generally believed to be at a higher risk for surgery than those who are not obese, although convincing data are lacking...
  10. ncbi Physical and psychosocial outcome in morbidly obese patients with and without bariatric surgery: a 4 1/2-year follow-up
    Barbara Buddeberg-Fischer
    Department of Psychosocial Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 16:321-30. 2006
    ..This study investigates the physical and psychosocial outcomes of patients with and without bariatric surgery...
  11. ncbi Use of severely steatotic grafts in liver transplantation: a matched case-control study
    Lucas McCormack
    Swiss HPB Hepato Pancreato Biliary Center, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 246:940-6; discussion 946-8. 2007
    ..Although there is a worldwide need to expand the pool of available liver grafts, cadaveric livers with severe steatosis (>60%) are discarded for orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) by most centers...
  12. ncbi Perforated ulcer at the gastrojejunostomy: laparoscopic repair after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Matthias Bramkamp
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 16:1545-7. 2006
    ..This late complication of RYGBP can be a rapidly progressing life-threatening situation, and requires prompt treatment. Closure and omental patch were successful laparoscopically...
  13. ncbi Successful simultaneous islet-kidney transplantation using a steroid-free immunosuppression: two-year follow-up
    Roger Lehmann
    Departments of Radiology and Visceral Surgery, University Hospital, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Transplant 4:1117-23. 2004
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  14. ncbi HIV-1 does not provoke alteration of cytokine gene expression in lymphoid tissue after acute infection ex vivo
    Annette Audigé
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Immunology, and Clinic of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Immunol 172:2687-96. 2004
    ..These results also indicate that different molecular mechanisms govern HIV replication in tissue blocks and HLAC. Prevention of effective cytokine responses may be an important mechanism that HIV uses during acute infection...
  15. doi Flow cytometric measurement of ABO antibodies in ABO-incompatible living donor kidney transplantation
    Gisella Puga Yung
    Laboratory for Transplantation Immunology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Transplantation 84:S20-3. 2007
    ..In conclusion, analysis of pre- and posttransplant Abs from ABO-incompatible kidney transplant recipients by ABO-FACS allows a better understanding of Ab kinetics, which may improve the design of future IADS protocols...
  16. ncbi Open and laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy in Switzerland: a retrospective assessment of clinical outcomes and the motivation to donate
    Felix Dahm
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistr 100, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2563-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of these techniques on donors' clinical outcomes, satisfaction and motivation to donate...
  17. doi Abdominal drains in liver transplantation: useful tool or useless dogma? A matched case-control study
    Olivier de Rougemont
    Swiss Hepato Pancreatico Biliary and Transplantation Center, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Liver Transpl 15:96-101. 2009
    ..A no-drain strategy provided no disadvantages despite increased use of extended criteria donors in the no-drainage group. Prophylactic drainage appears unnecessary on a routine basis...
  18. ncbi Abdominal compartment syndrome after liver transplantation
    Alexander E Handschin
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Ramistr 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Liver Transpl 11:98-100. 2005
    ..It remains, however, a rarely described complication after liver transplantation, despite the presence of significant factors that contribute to elevated intraabdominal pressure...
  19. doi Finding the right position: a three-year, single-center experience with the "self-locating" catheter
    Brigitte Bergamin
    Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Perit Dial Int 30:519-23. 2010
    ..Various catheter forms have been designed to improve outcome. One of them is based on the classical Tenckhoff catheter, but includes a small tungsten cylinder at the distal end to optimize location and to prevent dislocations. ♢..
  20. pmc CpG oligodeoxynucleotides block human immunodeficiency virus type 1 replication in human lymphoid tissue infected ex vivo
    Erika Schlaepfer
    Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Zurich, Raemistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Virol 78:12344-54. 2004
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  21. ncbi Central necrosis in isolated hypoxic human pancreatic islets: evidence for postisolation ischemia
    Mauro Giuliani
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Cell Transplant 14:67-76. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi Contrast-enhanced three-dimensional magnetic resonance angiography for visualization of ectopic varices
    Alexander E Handschin
    Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:1541-4. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi Kidney transplantation from donors without a heartbeat
    Markus Weber
    Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    N Engl J Med 347:248-55. 2002
    ..We conducted a matched, single-center study of kidney transplants obtained from donors without a heartbeat and those from donors with a heartbeat, with a 15-year follow-up period...
  24. ncbi Conversion from cyclosporine to tacrolimus improves quality-of-life indices, renal graft function and cardiovascular risk profile
    Felix Dahm
    Am J Transplant 4:2139; author reply 2140. 2004
  25. ncbi Two corticosteroid-free regimens-tacrolimus monotherapy after basiliximab administration and tacrolimus/mycophenolate mofetil-in comparison with a standard triple regimen in renal transplantation: results of the Atlas study
    Stefan Vitko
    Department of Nephrology, IKEM, Prague, Czech Republic and Department of Nephrology, Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
    Transplantation 80:1734-41. 2005
    ..The side effects associated with corticosteroids have led to efforts to minimize their use in renal transplant patients. In this study we compared two corticosteroid-free tacrolimus-based regimens with a standard triple therapy...
  26. ncbi Laparoscopic pouch resizing and redo of gastro-jejunal anastomosis for pouch dilatation following gastric bypass
    Markus K Muller
    Department for Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 15:1089-95. 2005
    ..In the present paper, we report our experience with laparoscopic re-operation of enlarged gastric pouches after laparoscopic gastric bypass, with emphasis on technique and outcome...
  27. doi Robotic-assisted versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy: outcome and cost analyses of a case-matched control study
    Stefan Breitenstein
    Swiss HPB Hepato Pancreato Biliary Center, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Surg 247:987-93. 2008
    ..To compare safety and costs of robotic-assisted and laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients with symptomatic cholecystolithiasis...
  28. doi Meeting report of European ALS Consortium (EALSC): 6th European ALS congress research workshop and young investigators' meeting
    Markus Weber
    Neuromuscular Diseases Unit ALS Clinic, Gallen, St Gallen, Switzerland
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 9:318-20. 2008
    ..This review outlines the work that was presented during the meeting...
  29. ncbi Expression and hypoxic regulation of the endothelin system in endocrine cells of human and rat pancreatic islets
    Patrick Kugelmeier
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplant Surgery, Department of Surgery, Zurich University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
    JOP 9:133-49. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi Apoptosis in hypoxic human pancreatic islets correlates with HIF-1alpha expression
    Wolfgang Moritz
    Clinic for Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    FASEB J 16:745-7. 2002
    ..These observations suggest that gene expression under the control of HIF-1 represents a potential therapeutic tool for improving engraftment of transplanted islets...
  31. ncbi Routine stenting reduces urologic complications as compared with stenting "on demand" in adult kidney transplantation
    Panco Georgiev
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Urology 70:893-7. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of the chosen surgical technique and of systematic versus "on-demand" placement of a primary stent on the incidence of urologic complications in adult kidney transplantation...
  32. ncbi Combined nephrectomy and pre-emptive renal transplantation in a tuberous sclerosis patient with angiomyolipoma, renal carcinoma and life-threatening abdominal haemorrhages
    Alf Corsenca
    Clinic for Nephrology, University Hospital, CH 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:3330-3. 2007
  33. ncbi Low recurrence rate of hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation: better patient selection or lower immunosuppression?
    Markus Weber
    Transplantation 74:1664-5. 2002
  34. ncbi Atypical abdominal pain in a liver transplant recipient
    Alexander E Handschin
    Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
    Liver Transpl 9:444-5. 2003
  35. ncbi [Benefits and risks of bariatric surgery]
    Stefan Wildi
    Klinik für Viszerale und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitatsspital Zurich, Switzerland
    Herz 31:234-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the treatment of morbid obesity represents a significant challenge in the Western world, and bariatric surgery plays a paramount role in the fight against overweight...
  36. ncbi Transplantation of infant en bloc kidneys into paediatric recipients
    Guido F Laube
    Department of Paediatric Nephrology, University Children s Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Nephrol 21:408-12. 2006
    ..EBT is a safe and effective option for young children with end-stage renal failure. Absolute GFR and graft size increase and adapt to the children's growing body mass...
  37. ncbi Psychosocial impact of living-related kidney transplantation on donors and partners
    Thomas J Neuhaus
    Department of Pediatric Nephrology, University Children s Hospital, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:205-9. 2005
    ..The great majority of donors and partners did not report negative medical or psychological consequences. The relationship between donor, partner, and recipient child improved after LRKT...
  38. ncbi Dehydroepiandrosterone in relation to other adrenal hormones during an acute inflammatory stressful disease state compared with chronic inflammatory disease: role of interleukin-6 and tumour necrosis factor
    Rainer H Straub
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Regensburg, 93042 Regensburg, Germany
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:365-74. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the behaviour of serum levels of these hormones during an acute inflammatory stressful disease state is not well known...