Raimund Margreiter

Summary

Affiliation: Innsbruck Medical University
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hepatic artery reconstruction with inferior mesenteric vein graft in pediatric living donor liver transplantation
    Christian Margreiter
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pediatr Transplant 12:324-8. 2008
  2. pmc Cytoplasmic signaling in the control of mitochondrial uproar?
    Martin Hermann
    Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory, Innsbruck Medical University IMU, Innrain 66, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Cell Commun Signal 6:4. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Tetrahydrobiopterin protects the kidney from ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Robert Sucher
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Kidney Int 77:681-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Protein levels of heme oxygenase-1 during reperfusion in human kidney transplants with delayed graft function
    Robert Ollinger
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, D Swarovski Research Lab, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Transplant 22:418-23. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus-related complications in human hand transplantation
    Stefan Schneeberger
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 80:441-7. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Virtual neck exploration: a new method for localizing abnormal parathyroid glands
    Rupert Prommegger
    Department of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Surg 250:761-5. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Cytomegalovirus mismatch as major risk factor for delayed graft function after pancreas transplantation
    Manuel Maglione
    Center for Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 90:666-71. 2010
  8. pmc Rotational transport of islets: the best way for islets to get around?
    Rupert Oberhuber
    Center of Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Biomed Res Int 2013:975608. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Early viral load and recipient interleukin-28B rs12979860 genotype are predictors of the progression of hepatitis C after liver transplantation
    Ivo W Graziadei
    Departments of Internal Medicine II Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Liver Transpl 18:671-9. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Tacrolimus monotherapy following alemtuzumab induction in combined kidney-pancreas transplantation: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Claudia Bösmüller
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Transplant 17:45-51. 2012

Detail Information

Publications76

  1. doi request reprint Hepatic artery reconstruction with inferior mesenteric vein graft in pediatric living donor liver transplantation
    Christian Margreiter
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pediatr Transplant 12:324-8. 2008
    ..From this experience we can recommend the IMV as an alternative to the saphenous vein for an interposition graft...
  2. pmc Cytoplasmic signaling in the control of mitochondrial uproar?
    Martin Hermann
    Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory, Innsbruck Medical University IMU, Innrain 66, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Cell Commun Signal 6:4. 2008
    ..Transient or permanent failures in these cellular defense strategies result in pathophysiological conditions, which manifest themselves e.g. as cancer or ischemia/reperfusion-associated organ damage...
  3. doi request reprint Tetrahydrobiopterin protects the kidney from ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Robert Sucher
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Kidney Int 77:681-9. 2010
    ..We suggest that BH4 significantly protects against acute renal failure following ischemia reperfusion. Whether BH4 has a therapeutic potential will require more direct testing in humans...
  4. doi request reprint Protein levels of heme oxygenase-1 during reperfusion in human kidney transplants with delayed graft function
    Robert Ollinger
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, D Swarovski Research Lab, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Transplant 22:418-23. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to analyze whether HO-1 protein levels in human kidney transplants during IRI correlate with the incidence of DGF...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cytomegalovirus-related complications in human hand transplantation
    Stefan Schneeberger
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 80:441-7. 2005
    ..Up to date, 24 hands/thumbs have been transplanted in 18 patients. We herein report on cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, disease, and the adopted treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Virtual neck exploration: a new method for localizing abnormal parathyroid glands
    Rupert Prommegger
    Department of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Surg 250:761-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether CT-MIBI-SPECT image fusion is superior to MIBI-SPECT and CT in detecting abnormal parathyroid glands in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism...
  7. doi request reprint Cytomegalovirus mismatch as major risk factor for delayed graft function after pancreas transplantation
    Manuel Maglione
    Center for Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 90:666-71. 2010
    ..Risk factors for delayed graft function (DGF) in pancreas transplantation (PTx) and its implications on graft survival are poorly defined...
  8. pmc Rotational transport of islets: the best way for islets to get around?
    Rupert Oberhuber
    Center of Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Biomed Res Int 2013:975608. 2013
    ..Moreover, vascularization of islets was similar in both groups. In conclusion, rotary culture conditions allows the maintenance of highest islet quality for at least 15 h, which is comparable to that of freshly isolated islets...
  9. doi request reprint Early viral load and recipient interleukin-28B rs12979860 genotype are predictors of the progression of hepatitis C after liver transplantation
    Ivo W Graziadei
    Departments of Internal Medicine II Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Liver Transpl 18:671-9. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Tacrolimus monotherapy following alemtuzumab induction in combined kidney-pancreas transplantation: results of a prospective randomized trial
    Claudia Bösmüller
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Ann Transplant 17:45-51. 2012
    ..We investigated the safety and efficacy of Campath induction and tacrolimus (TAC) maintenance therapy compared to ATG induction with TAC +MMF + steroids in de novo kidney-pancreas transplanted patients...
  11. pmc Prevention of lethal murine pancreas ischemia reperfusion injury is specific for tetrahydrobiopterin
    Manuel Maglione
    Center of Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 25:1084-95. 2012
    ..These results show a striking superiority of tetrahydrobiopterin in preventing lethal IRI compared with related compounds and suggest nitric oxide synthases as treatment target...
  12. doi request reprint The psychological assessment of candidates for reconstructive hand transplantation
    Martin Kumnig
    Department of Medical Psychology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 25:573-85. 2012
    ..The motivation for transplantation was diverse, depending on many factors such as bi- or unilateral impairment, native or accidental loss of hand, and social integration...
  13. doi request reprint Blockade of p38 MAPK inhibits chronic allograft vasculopathy
    Robert Ollinger
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, D Swarovski Research Lab, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 85:293-7. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint A prospective randomized multicenter trial comparing histidine-tryptophane-ketoglutarate versus University of Wisconsin perfusion solution in clinical pancreas transplantation
    Stefan Schneeberger
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 22:217-24. 2009
    ..3% (HTK) vs. 100% (UW) (P = 0.397). With a mean cold ischemia time of 10 h in this study, HTK and UW solutions appear to be equally suitable for perfusion and organ preservation in clinical pancreas transplantation...
  15. doi request reprint Combined pancreas-kidney transplantation for patients with end-stage nephropathy caused by type-2 diabetes mellitus
    Christian Margreiter
    Department of Visceral, Transplant, and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Transplantation 95:1030-6. 2013
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Evolution of pancreas transplantation: long-term results and perspectives from a high-volume center
    Robert Ollinger
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
    Ann Surg 256:780-6; discussion 786-7. 2012
    ..The aim was to examine factors influencing long-term patient and graft survival, surgical methods, and risk factors influencing organ performance after transplantation...
  17. doi request reprint Neopterin, a prognostic marker in human malignancies
    Robert Sucher
    Center of Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant, and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Cancer Lett 287:13-22. 2010
    ..It contributes to a better understanding how immune activation is involved in the development of tumor-induced immune escape and tumor antigen specific tolerance...
  18. doi request reprint CT-MIBI-SPECT image fusion predicts multiglandular disease in hyperparathyroidism
    Gerd Wimmer
    Department of Operative Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:73-80. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether CT-MIBI-SPECT image fusion is superior to MIBI-SPECT alone and CT alone in detecting abnormal parathyroid tissue in patients with multiglandular disease...
  19. doi request reprint Introduction of a novel prototype bioartificial liver support system utilizing small human hepatocytes in rotary culture
    Martin Wurm
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Tissue Eng Part A 15:1063-73. 2009
    ..Viability was around 95% in controls and 90% during treatment. Promising results were obtained in support of our ongoing efforts to establish a fully autonomous BAL support device utilizing SH as a bridge to transplantation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Malignancies of the colorectum and anus in solid organ recipients
    Felix Aigner
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 20:497-504. 2007
    ..The incidence of anal but not of colorectal cancers in our transplant recipients differed from that of immunocompetent individuals of corresponding age (0.11% vs. 0.002% and 0.25% vs. 0.3%). PTLD may involve the colon...
  21. pmc Dickkopf-3 as a new potential marker for neoangiogenesis in colorectal cancer: expression in cancer tissue and adjacent non-cancerous tissue
    Matthias Zitt
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Dis Markers 24:101-9. 2008
    ..Dkk-3 can be considered a putative pro-angiogenic protein in neovascularization and may possibly be a marker for neoangiogenesis in CRC. Further investigations will elucidate whether Dkk-3 is a target structure for novel therapies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiofrequency ablation of unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinomas: a retrospective study
    Marion Haidu
    Department of Microinvasive Therapy, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 35:1074-82. 2012
    ..To evaluate treatment effects, complications, and outcome of percutaneous stereotactic radiofrequency ablation (SRFA) of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)...
  23. doi request reprint Proteomic profiling of acute cardiac allograft rejection
    Katrin Kienzl
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 88:553-60. 2009
    ..Proteome analysis has emerged as a valuable tool for the study of large-scale protein expression profiles. Here, we applied this novel technology to identify specific biomarkers for acute cardiac allograft rejection...
  24. doi request reprint Single-center experience with third and fourth kidney transplants
    Katrin Kienzl-Wagner
    Center for Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 24:780-6. 2011
    ..Graft losses in this sensitized population are mainly because of rejection. Profound immunosuppression may lead to major infectious problems...
  25. pmc IDO and regulatory T cell support are critical for cytotoxic T lymphocyte-associated Ag-4 Ig-mediated long-term solid organ allograft survival
    Robert Sucher
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    J Immunol 188:37-46. 2012
    ..These results have important implications for the clinical development of this costimulatory blocker...
  26. doi request reprint Long-term outcome in kidney transplant recipients over 70 years in the Eurotransplant Senior Kidney Transplant Program: a single center experience
    Claudia Boesmueller
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 92:210-6. 2011
    ..In this retrospective, single center data analysis, we compare the outcome of recipients older than 70 years with younger recipients transplanted under the ESP protocol...
  27. ncbi request reprint Group milleri streptococci: significant pathogens in solid organ recipients
    Ingrid Stelzmueller
    Department of General, Thoracic and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 20:51-6. 2007
    ..GMS may cause serious infections in transplant recipients which are difficult to treat. Their prevalence in transplant surgical site infections thus far may have been underestimated...
  28. doi request reprint Mitochondrial ischemia-reperfusion injury of the transplanted rat heart: improved protection by preservation versus cardioplegic solutions
    Stefan Schneeberger
    Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory, Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Shock 30:365-71. 2008
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint SFRP2 methylation in fecal DNA--a marker for colorectal polyps
    Michael Oberwalder
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Int J Colorectal Dis 23:15-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify whether SFRP2 methylation in fecal DNA can be found in stool of individuals with hyperplastic and adenomatous colorectal polyps...
  30. doi request reprint Dkk-3 expression in the tumor endothelium: a novel prognostic marker of pancreatic adenocarcinomas
    Dominic Fong
    Department of Haematology and Oncology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cancer Sci 100:1414-20. 2009
    ..Overexpression of Dkk-3 enhanced endothelial cell growth inhibition to chemotherapeutic drugs. Therefore, we suggest that Dkk-3 high microvessel density may help to select patients who may benefit from chemotherapy...
  31. doi request reprint Keep on rolling: optimizing human islet transport conditions using a perfused rotary system
    Martin Hermann
    KMT Laboratory, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
    Islets 4:152-7. 2012
    ..Besides maintaining islet cell viability, the ROTi bears the advantage of a better reproducibility of islet transport conditions...
  32. doi request reprint Zygomycosis and other rare filamentous fungal infections in solid organ transplant recipients
    Ingrid Stelzmueller
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 21:534-46. 2008
    ..If diagnosed in time, the outcome seems acceptable. Intensified immunosuppression and exposure to antifungals not active against zygomycetes may be risk factors. Surgical therapy may play an important role in these infections...
  33. ncbi request reprint The fibrin-derived peptide Bbeta(15-42) significantly attenuates ischemia-reperfusion injury in a cardiac transplant model
    Dominik Wiedemann
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 89:824-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether Bbeta(15-42) has a protective effect in cardiac allografts exposed to prolonged global ischemia and subsequent in vivo reperfusion...
  34. doi request reprint Human islet autotransplantation: the trail thus far and the highway ahead
    Martin Hermann
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, KMT Laboratory, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Adv Exp Med Biol 654:711-24. 2010
    ..The main challenge for islet allotransplantation is, therefore, to imitate this success, thereby providing type 1 diabetic patients with a cellular therapy lasting for decades and thus circumventing the daily injections of insulin...
  35. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopically implanted gastric pacemaker after kidney-pancreas transplantation: treatment of morbid obesity and diabetic gastroparesis
    Hugo Bonatti
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 17:100-3. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Functional outcome after hand and forearm transplantation: what can be achieved?
    Marina Ninkovic
    Unit of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstraße 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Hand Clin 27:455-65, viii-ix. 2011
    ..To achieve these goals, a proper and thorough design of the rehabilitation regimen is of critical importance...
  37. doi request reprint Targeting the Kv1.3 potassium channel for immunosuppression in vascularized composite allotransplantation - a pilot study
    Theresa Hautz
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 26:552-61. 2013
    ..Subcutaneous injection did not lead to systemic plasma levels. The Kv1.3-channel is a potential drug target worth exploring in more detail for immunosuppression in vascularized composite allotransplantation...
  38. doi request reprint Histopathologic characterization of mild rejection (grade I) in skin biopsies of human hand allografts
    Theresa Hautz
    Center of Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 25:56-63. 2012
    ..Mild skin rejection after hand transplantation presents with a T-cell dominated dermal cell infiltrate and upregulation of adhesion molecules. The role of C4d expression after year one remains to be elucidated...
  39. doi request reprint Expression and prognostic impact of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase in oral squamous cell carcinomas
    Klaus Laimer
    Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Oral Oncol 47:352-7. 2011
    ..Our data support the suggestion, co-administration of small-molecule IDO inhibitors could represent a promising new strategy to increase the anti-tumor activity of radio-chemotherapy in patients with IDO positive OSCC...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase expression in colorectal cancer: effect on tumor-infiltrating T cells
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Clin Cancer Res 12:1144-51. 2006
    ..In this study, we examined the contribution of the immunomodulatory enzyme indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) on this phenomenon...
  41. ncbi request reprint A novel technique for heterotopic vascularized pancreas transplantation in mice to assess ischemia reperfusion injury and graft pancreatitis
    Manuel Maglione
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, D Swarovski Research Laboratory, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Surgery 141:682-9. 2007
    ..We therefore designed a surgical model for cervical heterotopic pancreas transplantation using a cuff technique...
  42. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma--a single center experience
    Monika Lanthaler
    Department of Visceral, Transplantation and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am Surg 76:411-7. 2010
    ..Mean time from surgery to death was 14.6 (7.4-30.9) months. Survival rate at 1 year was 84 per cent, at 3 years 57 per cent, and at 5 years 45 per cent. In our review only a small number of these 25 patients are indeed cured...
  43. doi request reprint Enteroscopic biopsies in the management of pancreas transplants: a proof of concept study for a novel monitoring tool
    Christian Margreiter
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 93:207-13. 2012
    ..On the other hand, correct diagnosis of rejection is essential but may be difficult in cases of enteric drainage, particularly in patients with a pancreas transplant alone or a pancreas after kidney transplant...
  44. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic applications of bilirubin and biliverdin in transplantation
    Robert Ollinger
    Department of Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Antioxid Redox Signal 9:2175-85. 2007
    ..This review attempts to summarize these protective roles as well as the molecular mechanisms by which biliverdin/bilirubin benefit IRI and solid-organ transplantation, including chronic rejection, and islet transplantation...
  45. ncbi request reprint Bilirubin inhibits tumor cell growth via activation of ERK
    Robert Ollinger
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, D Swarovski Research Lab, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Cell Cycle 6:3078-85. 2007
    ..These effects were dependent on ERK 1/2. Our study demonstrates that bilirubin may play a role in the defense against cancer by interfering with pro-cancerogenic signaling pathways...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hemolytic uremic syndrome following Campath-1H induction
    Hugo Bonatti
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 20:386-9. 2007
    ..However, graft function could not be restored...
  47. pmc Circulating cell-free DNA in plasma of locally advanced rectal cancer patients undergoing preoperative chemoradiation: a potential diagnostic tool for therapy monitoring
    Matthias Zitt
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Dis Markers 25:159-65. 2008
    ..Therefore, we hypothesize that quantification of plasma DNA could be of use as an easily accessible tool for therapy monitoring in these patients...
  48. doi request reprint Single shot of alemtuzumab as induction therapy after kidney transplantation is sufficient
    Claudia Boesmueller
    Universitätsklinik für Visceral, Transplantations und Thoraxchirurgie, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 24:1053-8. 2011
    ..5% in group C. Safety profile was similar in both groups apart from more viral and bacterial infections in group C. Single shot alemtuzumab induction of 30 mg is as effective as 2 × 20 mg in cadaveric renal transplantation...
  49. doi request reprint Intracellular signaling pathways control mitochondrial events associated with the development of ischemia/ reperfusion-associated damage
    Robert Sucher
    Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory DSL, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University IMU, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 22:922-30. 2009
    ..Inhibiting p38 kinase most efficiently prevented ROS production, Ca2+ overload and cell death, suggesting that targeting this signaling molecule may provide a possible strategy to limit the effects of IR...
  50. ncbi request reprint Experience with the use of piperacillin-tazobactam in pediatric non-renal solid organ transplantation
    Silke Wiesmayr
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pediatr Transplant 11:38-48. 2007
    ..Pip-Tazo may be a suitable single agent for perioperative prophylaxis in pediatric non-renal solid organs recipients, however, a prospective comparative study is needed to make final conclusions...
  51. ncbi request reprint Left and right lobe split-liver transplantation for two paediatric recipients from a 9-year-old donor
    Hugo Bonatti
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 18:811-5. 2005
    ..These cases demonstrate the feasibility of splitting even paediatric grafts for two small children...
  52. doi request reprint Immunological monitoring after pancreas transplantation
    Christian Margreiter
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical School, Innsbruck, Austria
    Curr Opin Organ Transplant 18:71-5. 2013
    ..The aim of this work was to systematically review the relevant literature with regard to various biomarkers, imaging techniques, and pathologic evaluation of allograft tissue...
  53. doi request reprint Changes in mitochondrial redox state, membrane potential and calcium precede mitochondrial dysfunction in doxorubicin-induced cell death
    Andrey V Kuznetsov
    Department of Heart Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innrain 66, Innsbruck A 6020, Austria
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1813:1144-52. 2011
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Cold ischemia contributes to the development of chronic rejection and mitochondrial injury after cardiac transplantation
    Stefan Schneeberger
    Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Center of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 23:1282-92. 2010
    ..Monitoring mitochondrial function and enzyme activity might allow for earlier detection of CR and cardiac allograft dysfunction...
  55. pmc Bloodstream infection following 217 consecutive systemic-enteric drained pancreas transplants
    Natalie Berger
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    BMC Infect Dis 6:127. 2006
    ..Combined kidney pancreas transplantation (PTx) evolved as excellent treatment for diabetic nephropathy. Infections remain common and serious complications...
  56. doi request reprint Extensive surveillance promotes early diagnosis and improved survival of de novo malignancies in liver transplant recipients
    Armin Finkenstedt
    Department of Internal Medicine II Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
    Am J Transplant 9:2355-61. 2009
    ..2 to 3.3 years as well as the median overall survival post-LT. This study indicates that an extensive tumor surveillance program is highly recommendable in LT recipients...
  57. doi request reprint Infections caused by Candida krusei in five transplant and two surgical patients
    Hugo Bonatti
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:265-71. 2009
    ..Candida krusei (Ck) may cause severe infections in immunocompromised hosts and is innately resistant to fluconazole...
  58. doi request reprint Prostate-specific membrane antigen expression in the neovasculature of gastric and colorectal cancers
    Michael C Haffner
    Division of Medical Biochemistry, Biocenter, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Hum Pathol 40:1754-61. 2009
    ..Because of its highly tumor-restricted expression and its accessibility to targeted therapy, PSMA represents a promising therapeutic and diagnostic target in colorectal and gastric cancer...
  59. ncbi request reprint The 'Blind Innsbruck Ostomy', a cutaneous enterostomy for long-term histologic surveillance after small bowel transplantation
    Alfred Konigsrainer
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 20:867-74. 2007
    ..A long-term cutaneous enterostomy, even if disconnected from the intestinal continuity, enables simple long-term monitoring of small bowel allografts...
  60. doi request reprint Division of the short gastric vessels during laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication: clinical and functional outcome during long-term follow-up in a prospectively randomized trial
    Volkan Kösek
    Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Center of Operative Medicine, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Surg Endosc 23:2208-13. 2009
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Percutaneous stereotactic radiofrequency ablation of colorectal liver metastases
    Reto Bale
    Department of Microinvasive Therapy SIP, Medical University Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Radiol 22:930-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate the outcome of patients with colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM) treated with stereotactic radiofrequency ablation (SRFA)...
  62. ncbi request reprint Rothia dentocariosa sepsis in a pediatric renal transplant recipient having post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders
    Silke Wiesmayr
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pediatr Transplant 10:377-9. 2006
    ..Rothia dentocariosa (RD) is a Gram-positive rod that colonizes the human oral cavity and can cause infective endocarditis...
  63. doi request reprint Potential applications of global protein expression analysis (proteomics) in morbid obesity and bariatric surgery
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 18:905-10. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Tetrahydrobiopterin compounds prolong allograft survival independently of their effect on nitric oxide synthase activity
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transplantation 81:583-9. 2006
    ..In previous work, the four-amino analogue of tetrahydrobiopterin, a novel, selective inhibitor of inducible nitric oxide synthase, has been shown to prolong survival of murine cardiac allografts...
  65. doi request reprint Weight loss and quality of life after gastric band removal or deflation
    Monika Lanthaler
    Department of Visceral, Transplantation and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University Hospital, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 19:1401-8. 2009
    ..The study aim was to retrospectively assess whether patients were able to maintain their weight after gastric band removal or deflation and how they felt about gastric banding...
  66. ncbi request reprint Severe endocarditis in transplant recipients--an epidemiologic study
    Elfriede Ruttmann
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Transpl Int 18:690-6. 2005
    ..IE after SOT constitutes a significant problem and is associated with an excessive high mortality. Alertness to this condition is indicated, as we might diagnose more cases of IE in the future...
  67. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of endoscopic treatment of biliary strictures after liver transplantation
    Ivo W Graziadei
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Liver Transpl 12:718-25. 2006
    ..Development of NAS reduces graft but not patient survival after endoscopic therapy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery cannot prevent tryptophan depletion due to chronic immune activation in morbidly obese patients
    Gerald Brandacher
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for AIDS Research, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Obes Surg 16:541-8. 2006
    ..Bariatric surgery significantly diminishes immune mediators by substantial weight reduction. We examined IDO-mediated tryptophan-catabolism in morbidly obese patients compared to lean individuals...
  69. ncbi request reprint Mitochondrial subpopulations and heterogeneity revealed by confocal imaging: possible physiological role?
    Andrey V Kuznetsov
    Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory, Innsbruck Medical University, Innrain 66, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1757:686-91. 2006
    ..Possible physiological roles of intracellular mitochondrial heterogeneity and specializations are discussed...
  70. ncbi request reprint Disseminated tumor cells in peripheral blood: a novel marker for therapy response in locally advanced rectal cancer patients undergoing preoperative chemoradiation
    Matthias Zitt
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1484-91. 2006
    ..Studies suggest that patients with advanced rectal cancer who respond to preoperative chemoradiation most likely benefit from this treatment...
  71. ncbi request reprint Assessment of risk-independent follow-up to detect asymptomatic recurrence after curative resection of colorectal cancer
    Matthias Zitt
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:369-75. 2006
    ..Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death. We analyzed the value of standardized, risk-independent postoperative surveillance...
  72. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of surgical complications after simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation in a prospectively randomized study of two immunosuppressive protocols
    Wolfgang Steurer
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:ii54-62. 2005
    ..This report analyses the spectrum of surgical complications among patients receiving tacrolimus and cyclosporin microemulsion (ME)-based therapy for SPK transplantation...
  73. doi request reprint Functional capillary density in ischemic conditioning: implications for esophageal resection with the gastric conduit
    Christof Mittermair
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Am J Surg 196:88-92. 2008
    ..Ischemia may lead to leakage at the esophagogastric anastomosis after esophagectomy. The aim of this study was to investigate time dependent changes of gastric microcirculation after ischemic conditioning...
  74. doi request reprint Fever of unknown origin in renal transplant patients with tacrolimus
    Kathrin Hochegger
    Clinical Division of Nephrology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin Transplant 23:575-9. 2009
    ..This report demonstrates that tacrolimus-induced drug fever should be included in the differential diagnosis of fever of unknown origin in renal transplant recipients...
  75. pmc Complex patterns of mitochondrial dynamics in human pancreatic cells revealed by fluorescent confocal imaging
    Andrey V Kuznetsov
    Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory, Center of Operative Medicine, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University, Innrain, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Cell Mol Med 14:417-25. 2010
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  76. ncbi request reprint Bactobilia after liver transplantation: frequency and antibiotic susceptibility
    Gunda Millonig
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Liver Transpl 12:747-53. 2006
    ..In our cohort we had the best antibiotic susceptibility results for positive cultures in LT patients with piperacillin/tazobactam, ciprofloxacin, or amoxycillin/clavulanic acid...