Moritz Kleine

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Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is the second most common primary liver tumor. The aim of this study was to analyze retrospectively the outcome of surgical treatment and prognostic factors. Clinical, histopathological and treatment data of 221 patients treated from 1995 to 2010 at our institution were investigated. Univariate and multivariate analysis of(More)
The process algebra CSP is tailored for the specification and verification of reactive systems. Such systems react upon external stimuli by adjusting their internal behavior, e.g., to recover from errors. Adaptive systems can be regarded as a subclass of reactive systems in the sense that such systems react by adapting to changes propagated by some(More)
BACKGROUND The two-stage liver resection combining in situ liver transection with portal vein ligation, also referred to as ALPPS (Associating Liver Partition and Portal vein ligation for Staged hepatectomy), has been described as a promising method to increase the resectability of liver tumors. However, one of the most important issues regarding the safety(More)
Background. There is only limited evidence available to justify generalized clinical classification and treatment recommendations for iatrogenic bile duct lesions. Methods. Data of 93 patients with iatrogenic bile duct lesions was evaluated retrospectively to analyse the variety of encountered lesions with the Hanover classification and its impact on(More)
BACKGROUND After introduction of MELD-based allocation in Germany, decreased waiting list mortality and increased mortality after transplantation have been reported. MATERIAL AND METHODS This study compares relevant outcome parameters in patients with high MELD ≥30 versus lower MELD scores in a retrospective analysis including 454 consecutively performed(More)
BACKGROUND Expansion of the donor pool by the use of grafts with extended donor criteria reduces waiting list mortality with an increased risk for graft and patient survival after liver transplantation. This study investigates the ability of the Donor-Risk-Index (DRI), the Extended-Criteria-Donor-Score (ECD-score) and the D-MELD-score to predict early(More)
Abdominal complications after thoracic transplantation (Tx) are potentially associated with an increased risk of mortality. We recently reported about the severe outcome after bowel perforation in patients following lung transplantation (LuTx). The aim of the present study was to likewise identify the risk factors with an impact on patient survival(More)
The development of radiological changes in two patients with mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) Type I H/S is described. Radiological findings reveal enlargement of the sella in one patient, impression of the basilar skull in the other patient. Sclerosis and thickening of the base of skull was observed in both patients. The mandibular necks were short with(More)
BACKGROUND Severe pulmonary complications following orthotopic liver transplantation are a major cause of postoperative deaths. Kinetic therapy (KT) has been reported to prevent and treat respiratory complications in selected critically ill patients, but little has been reported about the value of different criteria for the use of this therapy and its side(More)