Michael Sand

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Surgical and medical emergencies on board European aircraft: a retrospective study of 10189 cases
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Crit Care 13:R3. 2009
  2. ncbi Stress-coping styles of 459 emergency care physicians in Germany : A pilot study
    M Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, St Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstr 56, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Anaesthesist 65:841-846. 2016
  3. doi Circular RNA expression in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum 44791 Bochum, Germany Department of Plastic Surgery, St Josef Hospital, Catholic Clinics of the Ruhr Peninsula, 45257 Essen, Germany Electronic address
    J Dermatol Sci 83:210-8. 2016
  4. doi Long-noncoding RNAs in basal cell carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Tumour Biol 37:10595-608. 2016
  5. doi Mutation Scanning of D1705 and D1709 in the RNAse IIIb Domain of MicroRNA Processing Enzyme Dicer in Cutaneous Melanoma
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, St Josef Hospital, Gudrunstr 56, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Pathol Oncol Res 22:639-41. 2016
  6. doi Next-generation sequencing of the basal cell carcinoma miRNome and a description of novel microRNA candidates under neoadjuvant vismodegib therapy: an integrative molecular and surgical case study
    M Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum Department of Plastic Surgery, St Josef Hospital, Catholic Clinics of the Ruhr Peninsula, Essen, Germany
    Ann Oncol 27:332-8. 2016
  7. pmc Simultaneous ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone syndrome and adrenal metastasis of a medullary thyroid carcinoma causing paraneoplastic Cushing's syndrome
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Int Semin Surg Oncol 4:15. 2007
  8. pmc Serum calcitonin negative medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 4:97. 2006
  9. doi MicroRNA in non-melanoma skin cancer
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Cancer Biomark 11:253-7. 2012
  10. doi Comparative microarray analysis of microRNA expression profiles in primary cutaneous malignant melanoma, cutaneous malignant melanoma metastases, and benign melanocytic nevi
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 351:85-98. 2013

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Publications74

  1. pmc Surgical and medical emergencies on board European aircraft: a retrospective study of 10189 cases
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Crit Care 13:R3. 2009
    ..In-flight medical and surgical emergencies (IMEs) onboard commercial aircrafts occur quite commonly. However, little epidemiological research exists concerning these incidents...
  2. ncbi Stress-coping styles of 459 emergency care physicians in Germany : A pilot study
    M Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, St Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstr 56, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Anaesthesist 65:841-846. 2016
    ..Therefore, we aimed to investigate the stress-coping strategies of emergency-care physicians (ECPs) in Germany...
  3. doi Circular RNA expression in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum 44791 Bochum, Germany Department of Plastic Surgery, St Josef Hospital, Catholic Clinics of the Ruhr Peninsula, 45257 Essen, Germany Electronic address
    J Dermatol Sci 83:210-8. 2016
    ..CircularRNAs (circRNAs) are a reinvented class of abundant, stable, and evolutionary conserved non-coding RNAs with pivotal impacts on the cellular regulatory network and epigenetics by sequestering microRNAs (miRNAs) like a sponge...
  4. doi Long-noncoding RNAs in basal cell carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Tumour Biol 37:10595-608. 2016
    ..BCC showed a significantly altered lncRNA and mRNA expression profile. Dysregulation of previously described lncRNAs may play a role in the molecular pathogenesis of BCC and should be subject of further analysis. ..
  5. doi Mutation Scanning of D1705 and D1709 in the RNAse IIIb Domain of MicroRNA Processing Enzyme Dicer in Cutaneous Melanoma
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, St Josef Hospital, Gudrunstr 56, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Pathol Oncol Res 22:639-41. 2016
    ..The miRNA processing enzyme Dicer of melanoma and melanoma metastasis does not appear to be affected by mutation in the metal-ion-binding sites D1709 and D1705 of its RNase IIIb domain. ..
  6. doi Next-generation sequencing of the basal cell carcinoma miRNome and a description of novel microRNA candidates under neoadjuvant vismodegib therapy: an integrative molecular and surgical case study
    M Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum Department of Plastic Surgery, St Josef Hospital, Catholic Clinics of the Ruhr Peninsula, Essen, Germany
    Ann Oncol 27:332-8. 2016
    ..Additionally, we described our surgical experience with neoadjuvant oral vismodegib therapy...
  7. pmc Simultaneous ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone syndrome and adrenal metastasis of a medullary thyroid carcinoma causing paraneoplastic Cushing's syndrome
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Int Semin Surg Oncol 4:15. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Serum calcitonin negative medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 4:97. 2006
    ..They originate from parafollicular C cells which produce Calcitonin, a hormone which has an impact on calcium metabolism and represents the biochemical activity of MTC. In rare cases pre-operative serum calcitonin can be negative...
  9. doi MicroRNA in non-melanoma skin cancer
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Cancer Biomark 11:253-7. 2012
    ..Here, we review the potential role of miRNAs in non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) and summarize the current studies available in this new aspect of NMSC research...
  10. doi Comparative microarray analysis of microRNA expression profiles in primary cutaneous malignant melanoma, cutaneous malignant melanoma metastases, and benign melanocytic nevi
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 351:85-98. 2013
    ..However, we report several novel miRNA candidates in CMM tumors; these miRNA sequences require further validation and functional analysis to evaluate whether they play a role in the pathogenesis of CMM...
  11. pmc Medical emergencies on board commercial airlines: is documentation as expected?
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstr, 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Crit Care 16:R42. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a descriptive, content-based analysis on the different forms of documentation for in-flight medical emergencies that are currently provided in the emergency medical kits on board commercial airlines...
  12. doi Expression of microRNAs in basal cell carcinoma
    M Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Br J Dermatol 167:847-55. 2012
    ..Perturbations in the expression profiles of microRNAs (miRNAs) have been reported for a variety of different cancers. Differentially expressed miRNAs have not been systematically evaluated in basal cell carcinoma (BCC) of the skin...
  13. doi Microarray analysis of microRNA expression in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    J Dermatol Sci 68:119-26. 2012
    ..The data on miRNA expression in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) are very limited, and microarray-based miRNA expression profiles of cSCC have not yet been determined...
  14. doi The miRNA machinery in primary cutaneous malignant melanoma, cutaneous malignant melanoma metastases and benign melanocytic nevi
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, St Josef Hospital, Gudrunstr 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Cell Tissue Res 350:119-26. 2012
    ..05). The results of this study show that the miRNA machinery components argonaute-1, TARBP2 and SND1 are dysregulated in PCMM and CMMM compared to BMN and may play a role in the process of malignant transformation...
  15. doi Carcinoma cunniculatum on the shoulder: an atypical localisation of a verrucous carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:e267-9. 2009
    ..Carcinoma cunniculatum on the shoulder is a very rare manifestation with only two cases being reported in the literature. In this communication we report a case of carcinoma cunniculatum on the left shoulder...
  16. doi MicroRNAs and the skin: tiny players in the body's largest organ
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstr 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    J Dermatol Sci 53:169-75. 2009
    ..Disruption of miRNA metabolism is also involved in wound healing and inflammatory skin conditions. Here, we review the role of miRNAs in cutaneous biology...
  17. pmc An inflamed necrotic appendix epiploicum with immediate contact to a non-inflamed appendix vermiformis: a case report
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, Bergstr 26, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    J Med Case Rep 3:57. 2009
    ..Considering the rare localization, this is the first report of this kind in the literature...
  18. pmc Gallbladder metastasis from renal cell carcinoma mimicking acute cholecystitis
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital, of the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 14:90-2. 2009
    ..In this case we present a patient who developed a gallbladder metastasis five years after a renal cell carcinoma mimicking acute cholecystitis...
  19. pmc A prospective bicenter study investigating the diagnostic value of procalcitonin in patients with acute appendicitis
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Eur Surg Res 43:291-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this prospective bicenter study was, therefore, to determine whether or not the PCT levels in the serum of patients with acute appendicitis have any diagnostic value...
  20. pmc Cutaneous lesions of the external ear
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Kranken Anstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Head Face Med 4:2. 2008
    ..This article will focus on those diseases wherefore surgery or laser therapy is considered as a possible treatment option or which are potentially subject to surgical evaluation...
  21. doi Expression levels of the microRNA processing enzymes Drosha and dicer in epithelial skin cancer
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Cancer Invest 28:649-53. 2010
    ..In this pilot study, we investigated expression profiles of the two most important enzymes of the miRNA machinery, Drosha and Dicer, in relation to epithelial skin cancer and its premalignant stage...
  22. pmc Cutaneous lesions of the nose
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstr 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Head Face Med 6:7. 2010
    ..In this review, we focus on those skin diseases on the nose where surgery or laser therapy is considered a possible treatment option or that can be surgically evaluated...
  23. doi Epidemiology of aeromedical evacuation: an analysis of 504 cases
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Travel Med 17:405-9. 2010
    ..Increasing air travel has resulted in a significant increase in aeromedical evacuation (AE) over the past decade. However, there are limited epidemiological data available on the diagnosis, costs, and transport characteristics of AE cases...
  24. doi Emergency medical kits on board commercial aircraft: a comparative study
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Klinikstrasse 56, Bochum, Germany
    Travel Med Infect Dis 8:388-94. 2010
    ..Thus, this comparative study investigated acute care medication and equipment supplied in emergency medical kits on board both low-cost carriers and full-service carriers...
  25. doi Acute mountain sickness prophylaxis: knowledge, attitudes, & behaviours in the Everest region of Nepal
    Thomas Kilner
    College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Travel Med Infect Dis 8:395-400. 2010
    ....
  26. doi Immunohistochemical expression patterns of the microRNA-processing enzyme Dicer in cutaneous malignant melanomas, benign melanocytic nevi and dysplastic melanocytic nevi
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstr 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Eur J Dermatol 21:18-21. 2011
    ..This preliminary study indicates that alterations in the miRNA machinery could exist and should be subject of further investigation...
  27. ncbi A growing, bleeding, violet mole
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Lancet 370:1392. 2007
  28. pmc Combination of surgical excision and custom designed silicon pressure splint therapy for keloids on the helical rim
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Kranken Anstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Head Face Med 3:14. 2007
    ..We report a case of a large ear keloid on the helical rim which was successfully treated with surgery and a custom designed silicon pressure clip...
  29. pmc Epiploic appendagitis--clinical characteristics of an uncommon surgical diagnosis
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    BMC Surg 7:11. 2007
    ..The diagnosis of EA is very infrequent, due in part to low or absent awareness among general surgeons. The objective of this work was to review the authors' experience and describe the clinical presentation of EA...
  30. ncbi Extracorporeal photopheresis as a treatment for patients with severe, refractory atopic dermatitis
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatology 215:134-8. 2007
    ..USA) is safe and can have a clinical effect on the skin manifestations and the quality of life in patients with severe, refractory AD...
  31. ncbi Bilateral cheek-to-nose advancement flap: an alternative to the paramedian forehead flap for reconstruction of the nose
    M Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Kranken Anstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University Bochum, German
    Acta Chir Plast 49:67-70. 2007
    ..The bilateral cheek-to-nose advancement flap is a reliable tool in the interventional portfolio of the reconstructive surgeon...
  32. doi Histological and clinical findings in different surgical strategies for focal axillary hyperhidrosis
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 34:1001-9; discussion 1009. 2008
    ..Although a variety of different surgical strategies for focal axillary hyperhidrosis (FAH) have proven effective, little is known of intraoperative and postoperative histologies of different surgical methods...
  33. doi Expression profiles of long noncoding RNAs in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Epigenomics 8:501-18. 2016
    ..Despite there being over 35,000 different long noncoding RNA (lncRNA) sequences described little is known regarding their molecular-pathological role in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC)...
  34. ncbi Erbium:YAG laser-assisted preparation of a combined dermal/full thickness sandwich skin graft
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 32:353-8. 2006
    ..Skin grafting is a common procedure to close defects after tumor resection. However, delicate areas such as the heel or the sole of the foot can be closed with a specially designed graft as described in this article...
  35. ncbi Fat tissue after lipolysis of lipomas: a histopathological and immunohistochemical study
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Cutan Pathol 34:552-7. 2007
    ..Despite its frequent use, the mechanism of action of PDC and histological changes of treated fat tissue still remain unclear. To investigate the histological changes of lipomas after treatment with PDC...
  36. doi Expression levels of the microRNA maturing microprocessor complex component DGCR8 and the RNA-induced silencing complex (RISC) components argonaute-1, argonaute-2, PACT, TARBP1, and TARBP2 in epithelial skin cancer
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Mol Carcinog 51:916-22. 2012
    ..05). This study indicates that major components of the miRNA pathway, such as the microprocessor complex and RISC, are dysregulated in epithelial skin cancer...
  37. ncbi Skin cooling for botulinum toxin A injection in patients with focal axillary hyperhidrosis: a prospective, randomized, controlled study
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 58:299-302. 2007
    ..However, injections are often painful. Therefore, we studied whether skin cooling decreases pain during injection...
  38. ncbi Acute skin alterations following ultraviolet radiation investigated by optical coherence tomography and histology
    Thilo Gambichler
    Department of Dermatology, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstr 56, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Arch Dermatol Res 297:218-25. 2005
    ..OCT seems to be a useful tool to monitor UV induced effects in vivo...
  39. ncbi Assessment of quality of life in patients with primary axillary hyperhidrosis before and after suction-curettage
    Falk G Bechara
    Departments of Dermatology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:207-12. 2007
    ..However, changes of quality of life after minimally invasive surgical procedures such as suction-curettage (SC) have not been investigated so far...
  40. ncbi Shave therapy for chronic venous ulcers: a guideline for surgical management and postoperative wound care
    Falk Georges Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, St Josef Hospital, Gudrunstrasse 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Plast Surg Nurs 26:29-34. 2006
    ..Besides the indication for shave therapy, we focus on the operative technique and important therapy during postoperative convalescence time...
  41. doi Hyaluronic acid new formulation: experience in HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatology 217:244-9. 2008
    ..Facial lipoatrophy (FLA) is a stigmatizing complication of antiretroviral therapy in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection...
  42. doi Circular RNA expression in basal cell carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    Dermatologic Surgery Unit, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Epigenomics 8:619-32. 2016
    ..This study was performed to identify differentially expressed circRNAs and their MREs in basal cell carcinoma (BCC)...
  43. doi Effects of a long-pulsed 800-nm diode laser on axillary hyperhidrosis: a randomized controlled half-side comparison study
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 38:736-40. 2012
    ..Generally, axillary hyperhidrosis (AH) is treated with antiperspirant agents, botulinum toxin, or local surgery. The effect of laser treatment on sweat secretion in patients with AH has not been investigated...
  44. doi Aggressive shaving after combined liposuction and curettage for axillary hyperhidrosis leads to more complications without further benefit
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 34:952-3. 2008
  45. ncbi Focal hyperhidrosis of the anal fold: successful treatment with botulinum toxin A
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 33:924-7. 2007
    ..Treatment of focal hyperhidrosis with botulinum toxin A (BTX-A) is known to be effective in the axillary, palmar, and plantar region. No studies evaluating the treatment of hyperhidrosis in the anal fold with BTX-A are available, however...
  46. doi Inflammation induced changes in the expression levels of components of the microRNA maturation machinery Drosha, Dicer, Drosha co-factor DGRC8 and Exportin-5 in inflammatory lesions of hidradenitis suppurativa patients
    Schapoor Hessam
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Dermatol Sci 82:166-74. 2016
    ..Deregulation of microRNAs (miRNAs) may contribute to the pathogenesis and chronic inflammation in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. However, there are no data on the expression or function of miRNAs in HS...
  47. ncbi A randomized, controlled, double-blind study evaluating melanin-encapsulated liposomes as a chromophore for laser hair removal of blond, white, and gray hair
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 58:551-4. 2007
    ..In the present study, we investigated if repetitive external application of liposomal melanin (Lipoxome; Dalton Medicare B.V., Zevenbergschen Hoek, The Netherlands) enables removal of blond/white and gray hair with a diode laser...
  48. ncbi Comparison of histometric data obtained by optical coherence tomography and routine histology
    Thilo Gambichler
    Ruhr University Bochum, Department of Dermatology, Gudrunstr 56, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    J Biomed Opt 10:44008. 2005
    ..Regarding practicability, precision, and indication spectrum, ET-OCT-V and ET-OCT-M are of different clinical value...
  49. ncbi A modified corner stitch for fixation of flap tips
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 33:1277-9. 2007
  50. doi Characteristics of refractory sweating areas following minimally invasive surgery for axillary hyperhidrosis
    Falk Georges Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, St Josef Hospital, Gudrunstr 56, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 33:308-11. 2009
    ..Until now no characterization of the recurrent sweating areas has been reported. The aim of this study was to characterize the axillary sweat area by using the iodine starch test in nonresponders prior to surgery...
  51. pmc Acne inversa: evaluating antimicrobial peptides and proteins
    Falk G Bechara
    Department of Dermatology, Venerology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Ann Dermatol 24:393-7. 2012
    ..Evidence suggests that the innate immune system is involved in the pathogenesis of acne inversa...
  52. doi Diagnostic value of hyperbilirubinemia as a predictive factor for appendiceal perforation in acute appendicitis
    Michael Sand
    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Ruhr University, Bochum, Bergstr 26, 44791, Bochum, Germany
    Am J Surg 198:193-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate the diagnostic value of hyperbilirubinemia as a preoperative laboratory marker for appendiceal perforation in patients with acute appendicitis...
  53. ncbi Lipolysis of lipomas in patients with familial multiple lipomatosis: an ultrasonography-controlled trial
    Falk Georges Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    J Cutan Med Surg 10:155-9. 2006
    ..However, no reports of lipoma therapy with intralesional application of PDC, that is, injection lipolysis, have been published to date...
  54. ncbi Surgical treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis: a study comparing liposuction cannulas with a suction-curettage cannula
    Falk Georges Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 56:654-7. 2006
    ..Studies comparing the efficacy of different surgical cannulas are missing. Therefore, we gravimetrically compared a specially designed cannula versus 2 standard liposuction cannulas...
  55. ncbi Treatment of unilateral compensatory sweating after endoscopical thoracic sympathectomy for general hyperhidrosis with botulinum toxin A
    Falk Georges Bechara
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 32:745-8. 2006
  56. doi Giant VAC in a patient with extensive necrotizing fasciitis
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Burn Center, Hand Center, Sarcoma Reference Center, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 8:28-30. 2009
    ..53 m( 2) or 18% of the body surface. To the authors' knowledge, this is the largest split-thickness grafted body surface successfully treated with negative pressure wound dressing documented in the literature...
  57. doi Expression profiling of components of the miRNA maturation machinery
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Methods Mol Biol 1095:61-71. 2014
    ..Here, we describe how to determine the messenger RNA expression levels of components of the miRNA machinery starting from the isolation of the RNA from a tissue biopsy to performance of the qRT-PCR. ..
  58. doi Loss of 5-hydroxymethylcytosine and ten-eleven translocation 2 protein expression in malignant melanoma
    Thilo Gambichler
    Department of Dermatology, Skin Cancer Center, St Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, 44791 Bochum, Germany
    Melanoma Res 23:218-20. 2013
    ..It is suggested that 5hmC and TET2 possibly play an important role in the epigenetic regulation of melanoma development and progression...
  59. ncbi Applications of optical coherence tomography in dermatology
    Thilo Gambichler
    Department of Dermatology, Ruhr University Bochum, Gudrunstr 56, D 44791 Bochum, Germany
    J Dermatol Sci 40:85-94. 2005
    ....
  60. pmc Transsacral colon fistula: late complication after resection, irradiation and free flap transfer of sacral chondrosarcoma
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Burn Center, Ruhr University Bochum, Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany
    World J Surg Oncol 6:121. 2008
    ..Primary sacral tumors are rare and experience related to accompanying effects of these tumors is therefore limited to observations on a small number of patients...
  61. doi Recurrent growth of lipomas after previous treatment with phosphatidylcholine and deoxycholate
    Lukas Pindur
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    J Cosmet Laser Ther 13:95-6. 2011
    ..In the present case we report a patient who presented with recurrent growth lipomas that were previously successfully treated using phosphatidylcholine and deoxycholate...
  62. doi Mucosal advancement flap versus primary closure after vermilionectomy of the lower lip
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Dermatol Surg 36:1987-92. 2010
    ..The objective of the present study was to compare a simple primary closure (PC) for reconstruction after complete resection of the vermilion (vermilionectomy) with closure using a mucosal advancement flap (MAF)...
  63. doi Correlation of inflammatory serum markers with disease severity in patients with hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)
    Schapoor Hessam
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Am Acad Dermatol 73:998-1005. 2015
    ....
  64. pmc A human full-skin culture system for interventional studies
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Department for Plastic Surgery, Burn Center, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Eplasty 9:e5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to develop an effective surrogate model in which ex vivo full-thickness organ culture experiments may be performed...
  65. ncbi [10 years after knife stab injury: rounded protuberance of the lower abdomen]
    Michael Sand
    Klinik für Allgemein und Viszeralchirurgie, Augusta Krankenanstalt, Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Ruhr Universität Bochum, Bochum
    MMW Fortschr Med 150:5. 2008
  66. doi The pathway of miRNA maturation
    Michael Sand
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Methods Mol Biol 1095:3-10. 2014
    ..In this chapter we give an in-depth review of the classic, canonical mammalian miRNA maturation pathway and discuss new, noncanonical alternatives such as the mirtron pathway which were recently described. ..
  67. doi The keystone flap: expanding the dermatologic surgeon's armamentarium
    Schapoor Hessam
    Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Allergology, St Josef Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 13:70-2. 2015
    ..Thus, the keystone flap provides the dermatosurgeon with an effective alternative to reconstruction techniques...
  68. doi Erectile dysfunction and men's health: developing a comorbidity risk calculator
    Ridwan Shabsigh
    Division of Urology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, NY 07470, USA
    J Sex Med 5:1237-43. 2008
    ..Aim. To generate a calculator to predict the risk of diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia or angina in men with ED, based on an analysis of data from the Men's Attitudes to Life Events and Sexuality (MALES) 2004 study...
  69. ncbi Correlation between clinical scoring of allergic patch test reactions and optical coherence tomography
    Thilo Gambichler
    Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Bochum 44791 Germany
    J Biomed Opt 10:064030. 2005
    ..However, before OCT can be employed as an objective parameter in grading severity of patch test reactions, larger studies are required that correlate clinical patch test readings and OCT findings with histopathology...
  70. ncbi Improving the sexual quality of life of couples affected by erectile dysfunction: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of vardenafil
    William A Fisher
    Department of Psychology, Social Science Centre 6430, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5C2
    J Sex Med 2:699-708. 2005
    ....
  71. ncbi The multinational Men's Attitudes to Life Events and Sexuality (MALES) Study Phase II: understanding PDE5 inhibitor treatment seeking patterns, among men with erectile dysfunction
    William A Fisher
    Department of Psychology, Social Science Centre 6430, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Med 1:150-60. 2004
    ..The aim of Phase II of the Men's Attitudes to Life Events and Sexuality (MALES) Study is to explore PDE5 inhibitor treatment seeking among men with erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  72. ncbi Polyglandular autoimmune syndrome associated with pigmented basal cell carcinoma
    Michael Sand
    J Dermatol 32:1044-7. 2005
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    Michael Sand
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:5. 2007
  74. ncbi Prevalence and correlates of erectile dysfunction (ED) and treatment seeking for ED in Asian Men: the Asian Men's Attitudes to Life Events and Sexuality (MALES) study
    Hui Meng Tan
    Subang Jaya Medical Center, Selangor, Malaysia
    J Sex Med 4:1582-92. 2007
    ..There have been limited multiregional studies in Asia examining the parameters of men's general and sexual health and quality of life in the general population vs. those in clinical cohorts of patients with erectile dysfunction (ED)...