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Laparoscopic versus open adrenalectomy for adrenocortical carcinoma: surgical and oncologic outcome in 152 patients.
BACKGROUND The role of laparoscopic adrenalectomy in the treatment of patients with adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is controversial. OBJECTIVE Our aim was to compare oncologic outcome in patients… Expand
A 5-year experience with cardiopulmonary resuscitation using extracorporeal life support in non-postcardiotomy patients with cardiac arrest.
BACKGROUND Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) using extracorporeal life support (ECLS) system has been successfully used to support patients with in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA, OHCA)… Expand
Surgical treatment of substernal goiter: An analysis of 59 patients
PurposeSubsternal goiter is defined as a thyroid mass of which more than 50% is located below the thoracic inlet. In this article we report the diagnosis, symptoms, thyroid function, treatment, and… Expand
Musculoskeletal manifestations of osteomalacia: report of 26 cases and literature review.
- A. Reginato, G. Falasca, R. Pappu, B. Mcknight, A. Agha
- Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism
- 1 April 1999
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to describe the musculoskeletal manifestations in a selected population of 26 patients with biopsy-proven osteomalacia (OM) and provide a literature update. … Expand
KLRG1+ NK Cells Protect T-bet–Deficient Mice from Pulmonary Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma
- M. Malaisé, Jordi Rovira, +12 authors A. Kroemer
- Biology, Medicine
- The Journal of Immunology
- 15 February 2014
We studied the developmental and functional mechanisms behind NK cell–mediated antitumor responses against metastatic colorectal carcinoma (CRC) in mice. In particular, we focused on investigating… Expand
Different approaches for complete mobilization of the splenic flexure during laparoscopic rectal cancer resection
- V. Benseler, M. Hornung, +4 authors A. Agha
- International Journal of Colorectal Disease
- 25 May 2012
PurposeLaparoscopic resection of rectal cancer has already become the standard procedure in many hospitals. The splenic flexure mobilization (SFM) is an important preparational step. Several methods… Expand
Assessment of Disease Behavior in Patients with Crohn’s Disease by MR Enterography
Background:Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the bowel is an increasingly used modality to evaluate patients with Crohn’s disease. The Montreal classification of the disease behavior is considered… Expand
Completion Thyroidectomy: Effect of Timing on Clinical Complications and Oncologic Outcome in Patients With Differentiated Thyroid Cancer
BackgroundDespite improved preoperative diagnostics, incidental postoperative detection of differentiated thyroid cancer in the final histology is still common. In most of these cases, completion… Expand
Retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy: Lateral versus dorsal approach
- A. Agha, Philipp von Breitenbuch, Nabil Gahli, P. Piso, H. Schlitt
- Journal of surgical oncology
For tumours of the adrenal gland different surgical retroperitoneal approaches have been established, including the lateral and the dorsal approach. It is still unclear if the lateral or the dorsal… Expand
Hydrocaffeic acid oxidation by a peroxidase homogenate from onion solid wastes
A very large amount of phenol-polluted waters are formed from the production of olive oil (olive mill waste water, OMWW), and the main problem associated with their disposal is a viable means of… Expand