Tobias Meister

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OBJECTIVES The Endocuff is a device mounted on the tip of the colonoscope to help flatten the colonic folds during withdrawal. This study aimed to compare the adenoma detection rates between Endocuff-assisted (EC) colonoscopy and standard colonoscopy (SC). METHODS This randomized prospective multicenter trial was conducted at four academic endoscopy units(More)
In a retrospective analysis 385 patients with a histologically defined cranial meningioma were studied to analyze the impact of characteristic factors on morbidity and mortality after modern cranial meningioma surgery. Mortality was 4.2% one month and 7.3% six months after operation. 15.6% of the patients stayed more than one month in the hospital (defined(More)
In this work we investigate how two autonomous agent swarms, controlled by the BEECLUST algorithm are able to cooperate. The task is to locate two different target areas, which are located near each other. Therefore we developed an individual-based NetLogo model to simulate two different agent swarms moving in a temperature gradient. Both agent swarms are(More)
Aim. Treatment of hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) in patients with liver cirrhosis is still challenging and characterized by a very high mortality. This study aimed to delineate treatment patterns and clinical outcomes of patients with HRS intravenously treated with terlipressin. Methods. In this retrospective single-center cohort study, 119 patients (median(More)
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) is a rare non-familial disorder with multiple gastrointestinal polyps and ectodermal changes. Adenomatous and carcinomatous changes have been reported. Video capsule endoscopy is a useful non-invasive tool to reveal polypoid lesions of the gastrointestinal tract suspicious for malignancy. We report a case of a patient with(More)
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