MANUSCRIPT ACCEPTED: The article entitled "Functional considerations in ALPPS – consequences for clinical management" has been accepted for publication.
Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) represents one method for preconditioning the liver prior to liver surgery. The ALPPS procedure is a two-
MANUSCRIPT ACCEPTED: The article entitled "Kinetic validation of the LiMAx test during 10,000 intravenous 13C-
The work includes the analysis of 10.000 intravenous 13C-
Workgroup team "beim Warmlaufen verletzt" participated successfully in the TEAM-
With a short notice of only two days prior to the run, we were happy to be one of the 170 Charité teams participating in the race.
By the excellent physical fitness of our team members (Jonas Wizenty, Marcus Glöckler, Tilo Wuensch, Ludwig Wiegank and Niklas Heuke), we finished the 5x5km run in a total time of 1h 50min and 38sec. With this excellent time, we managed to place 40 out of the 1980 participating teams and are ranked among the top ten teams of Charité.
Workgroup member Elisabeth Blüthner awarded poster prize at the Chirurgenkongress 2017
Doctoral student Elisabeth Blüthner has been awarded Best Poster Presentation at this year’s Chirurgenkongress in Munich, the leading German conference on visceral surgery.
The presented study was entiteled "Significant impact of liver function on recurrence-
In brief, although curative resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been proven to be the most effective therapy, high HCC recurrence rates strongly affect 5-
In a case series of 146 patients, the dynamic liver function test (LiMAx) was tested amongst other liver function and disease characteristics to predict recurrence-
The results suggest that -
In conclusion, patients presenting with impaired liver function determined by the LiMAx test should be evaluated for intensified treatment and closer oncological follow-