Heinz Albrecht

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BACKGROUND Patients with gastrointestinal food allergy are characterised by increased production of mast cell derived mediators upon allergen contact and present often with unspecific symptoms. The aim of this study was to evaluate urinary histamine and methylhistamine excretion in patients with food allergy and to compare their values with food-tolerant(More)
Combined chemotherapeutic regimens in conjunction with oxaliplatin are considered safe and effective treatment options in the clinical management of metastatic colorectal cancer. A 62-year-old male patient with a metastatic rectal carcinoma developed a pulmonary reaction after the first application of the combined standard chemotherapy regimen(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of weekly high-dose 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)/folinic acid (FA) as 24-h infusion (AIO regimen) plus irinotecan in patients with histologically proven metastatic gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma (UICC stage IV). MATERIAL/METHODS From 08/1999 to 12/2008, 76 registered,(More)
BACKGROUND Endoscopic treatment of advanced biliary disorders and their complications following surgical procedures is often difficult especially after Billroth II gastric resection. In such cases, endoscopic access to the papilla and neopapilla is often low, and access to the choledocho- or hepaticojejunostomy is often difficult. Thus, percutaneous(More)
INTRODUCTION The prognostic outlook for patients suffering from pancreatic cancer is generally poor. Particularly in cases of advanced and metastatic disease, long-term relapse-free survival may be achieved only in a few cases. CASE REPORT A 45-year-old patient presented with metastatic pancreatic cancer. Liver metastases had been intra-operatively(More)
The development of the visual cortex was studied in 30 Trisomy 19 (Ts19) mice aged 1-16 days postpartum and their euploid littermates. Morphogenesis of the Ts19 visual cortex, though delayed in development, followed the regular sequence observed in control littermates. Early morphogenetic events, such as obliteration of the ventricular lumen, disappearance(More)
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