Reichard Peschel

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The enzyme product of SRD5A2, 5alpha-reductase type II, is responsible for converting testosterone to the more metabolically active dihydrotestosterone. Therefore, SRDSA2 may be involved in the development or growth of prostate tumors. To examine the effects of allelic variants in the gene SRDSA2 on the presentation of prostate tumors, we studied a sample,(More)
Malignant neoplasms known to develop following external beam radiation include squamous cell carcinoma, osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, mixed mullerian tumors, malignant schwannoma, myelogenous leukemia and angiosarcoma. Latency periods of many years characterize the onset of these tumors following the exposure. Cutaneous(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and outcome of laparoscopic radical nephrectomy (LRN) in patients aged >75 years, and to compare the results with those obtained from patients younger than this undergoing laparoscopic surgery for the same indication. PATIENTS AND METHODS From a retrospective review of 33 patients aged >75 years undergoing LRN, 28 were(More)
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