Dictmar Jacob

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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Major abdominal surgery such as liver resection is associated with an excessive hyperinflammatory response and transient immunosuppression. We investigated the immunomodulating effect of preoperative pulse administration of high-dose methylprednisolone in patients undergoing hepatic resection without pedicle clamping. METHODS Twenty(More)
Aggressive fibromatosis of the breast is an uncommon benign disease. The clinical and X-Ray findings can simulate breast cancer. The diagnosis relies on histology. The typical feature of this disease is a locally aggressive but non metastasizing lesion with high recurrence rate. Treatment consists in wide excision. The role of radiation and drug therapy(More)
OBJECTIVE Ultrasonography is invaluable for evaluation of palpable masses and masses detected by mammography. Ultrasound has no proved role in breast screening. Between 1991 and 1994, we included ultrasonography routinely in our screening mammography prescription, not only for evaluation of mass detected by mammography but also in radiographically dense,(More)
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