Albrecht Müldner

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A 15-min period of complete cerebral ischemia (CCI) was used in aged rats to investigate changes in tissue contents of the amino acid neurotransmitters (AANT) glutamate (glu), aspartate (asp), gamma aminobutyric acid (gaba) and glycine (gly) in parietotemporal cortex and hippocampus during ischemia and up to 96 h of postischemic recirculation. The AANT were(More)
Endoscopic suturing devices offer interesting access for interventional procedures used on the gastrointestinal tract. For the time being, the main indication is endoluminal suturing at the gastroesophageal junction for the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease. There is some evidence that endoluminal endoscopic suturing offers an alternative to the(More)
Various different techniques have been described for the treatment of benign colorectal anastomotic strictures. Some strictures are resistant to standard dilation therapy. A quick and effective technique is described here for the treatment of colorectal strictures. It consists of cutting the stricture using a flexible stapler system. This is performed under(More)
BACKGROUND Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a well established diagnostic and therapeutic tool in adult and pediatric patients. Because of its inherent risks we analysed our series in an attempt to better define the diagnostic and therapeutic roles of ERCP and its effectiveness in children. METHODS All ERCPs performed in our(More)
PURPOSE To establish the feasibility and efficacy of capecitabine in combination with weekly irinotecan (CAPIRI) with concurrent pelvic radiotherapy (RT) in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS Nineteen patients with rectal cancer clinical stage T3-4, Nx received weekly irinotecan 50 mg/m(2) (days 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) and two(More)
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