M-C Hittinger

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PURPOSE Purpose of the study was to compare radiological treatment response according to RECIST, Choi and volumetry in GIST-patients under 2nd-line-sunitinib-therapy and to correlate the results of treatment response assessment with disease-specific survival (DSS). PATIENTS AND METHODS 20 patients (mean: 60.7 years; 12 male/8 female) with histologically(More)
The objective was to determine the effects of giving prostaglandin F2alpha (PGF) concurrent with, or 24 h before, removal of an intravaginal, progesterone-releasing (controlled internal drug release [CIDR]) device, on luteolysis, the synchrony of estrus and ovulation. Eighteen postpubertal Holstein heifers were given a CIDR and 100 microg gonadotropin(More)
PURPOSE Advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors, which also have antiangiogenic properties. Dual-energy CT (DECT) allows to acquire semi-quantitative iodine images which might correlate with blood pool and tumor vascularity. In this feasibility-study, we correlated lesional iodine uptake estimations in(More)
A 78-years-old male patient suffering from arterial hypertension presented in July 2013 to the neurologic department of a regional hospital after he had experienced two intermittent episodes of right facial and upper-extremity weakness. A native cranial computed tomography (CT) scan showed neither intracranial bleeding nor acute ischaemic lesions but a(More)
INTRODUCTION Several surveys demonstrated that cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is associated with incidents that negatively affect the outcome of cardiac surgery. OBJECTIVES In 2004, the French "Haute Autorité de santé" (an independent public scientific authority) and the French "College of Perfusion" issued recommendations concerning safety and monitoring(More)
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