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Wolff G, Taranko AE, Meln I, Weinmann J, Sijmonsma T, Lerch S, Heide D, Billeter AT, Tews D, Krunic D, Fischer-Posovszky P, Müller-Stich BP, Herzig S, Grimm D, Heikenwälder M, Kao WW, Vegiopoulos A.
Diet-dependent function of the extracellular matrix proteoglycan Lumican in obesity and glucose homeostasis.
Mol Metab. 2019 Jan;19:97-106.

Billeter AT, Müller-Stich BP.
[Metabolic surgery].
Chirurg. 2019 Feb;90(2):157-70.


Müller PC, Senft JD, Gath P, Steinemann DC, Nickel F, Billeter AT, Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR.
Transrectal rigid-hybrid NOTES cholecystectomy can be performed without peritoneal contamination: a controlled porcine survival study.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Jan;32(1):478-484

Billeter AT, Scheurlen KM, Probst P, Eichel S, Nickel F, Kopf S, Fischer L, Diener MK, Nawroth PP, Müller-Stich BP.
Meta-analysis of metabolic surgery versus medical treatment for microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Br J Surg. 2018 Feb;105(3):168-181.

Speidel S, Bodenstedt S, Maier-Hein L, Kenngott H.
Kognitive Chirurgie/Chirurgie 4.0: Der Weg zur individualisierten Chirurgie
Coloproctology, 2018 Feb;40(2):114-118.

Dees R, Merzweiler A, Schneider G, Kasparick M, Mündermann L, Ahlbrandt J, Wagner M, Kenngott HG, Müller BP, Bergh B.
Implementing, Connecting, and Evaluating a Standard-Based Integrated Operating Room within a German University Hospital
ACI Open 2018 Feb; 2(1): e10-e20

Czaplika M, Voigt V, Kenngott H, Clusmann H, Hoffmann R, Will A, further members of the Medical Board, BMBF Research Project “OR.NET – Secure Dynamic Networking in the Operating Room and Clinic”
Why OR.NET? Requirements and perspectives from a medical user’s, clinical operator’s and device manufacturer’s points of view.
Biomed. Eng.-Biomed. Tech. 2018 Feb; 63(1): 5–10

Senft JD, Dröscher T, Gath P, Müller PC, Billeter A, Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR.
Inflammatory response and peritoneal contamination after transrectal natural orifice specimen extraction (NOSE) versus mini-laparotomy: a porcine in vivo study.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Mar;32(3):1336-1343.

Steinemann DC, Müller PC, Apitz M, Nickel F, Kenngott HG, Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR.
An ad hoc three dimensionally printed tool facilitates intraesophageal suturing in experimental surgery.
J Surg Res. 2018 Mar;223:87-93.

Roch PJ, Rangnick HM, Brzoska JA, Benner L, Kowalewski KF, Müller PC, Kenngott HG, Müller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
Impact of visual-spatial ability on laparoscopic camera navigation training.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Mar;32(3):1174-1183.

Romero P, Gunther P, Kowalewski KF, Friedrich M, Schmidt MW, Trent SM, De La Garza JR, Muller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
Halsted's "See One, Do One, and Teach One" versus Peyton's Four-Step Approach: A Randomized Trial for Training of Laparoscopic Suturing and Knot Tying.
J Surg Educ. 2018 Mar - Apr;75(2):510-515.

Billeter AT, Müller-Stich BP.
Comment on: impact of age on risk of complications after gastric bypass: a cohort study from the Scandinavian Obesity Surgery Registry (SOReg).
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 Apr;14(4):443-444.

Babaei R, Schuster M, Meln I, Lerch S, Ghandour RA, Pisani DF, Bayindir-Buchhalter I, Marx J, Wu S, Schoiswohl G, Billeter AT, Krunic D, Mauer J, Lee YH, Granneman JG, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP, Amri EZ, Kershaw EE, Heikenwälder M, Herzig S, Vegiopoulos A.
Jak-TGFβ cross-talk links transient adipose tissue inflammation to beige adipogenesis.
Sci Signal. 2018 Apr 24;11(527).

Kowalewski KF, Schmidt MW, Proctor T, Pohl M, Wennberg E, Karadza E, Romero P, Kenngott HG,
Müller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
Skills in minimally invasive and open surgery show limited transferability to robotic surgery:
results from a prospective study.                                                             
Surg Endosc. 2018 Apr;32(4):1656-1667.

Nickel F, Tapking C, Benner L, Sollors J, Billeter AT, Kenngott HG, Bokhary L, Schmid M, von Frankenberg M, Fischer L, Mueller S, Muller-Stich BP.
Bariatric Surgery as an Efficient Treatment for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in a Prospective Study with 1-Year Follow-up: BariScan Study.
Obes Surg. 2018 May;28(5):1342-1350.

Pfeiffer M, Kenngott H, Preukschas A, Huber M, Bettscheider L, Müller-Stich B, Speidel S.
IMHOTEP: virtual reality framework for surgical applications.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2018 May;13(5):741-748.

Haubruck P, Nickel F, Ober J, Walker T, Bergdolt C, Friedrich M, Müller-Stich BP, Forchheim F, Fischer C, Schmidmaier G, Tanner MC.
Evaluation of App-Based Serious Gaming as a Training Method in Teaching Chest Tube Insertion to Medical Students: Randomized Controlled Trial.
J Med Internet Res. 2018 May 21;20(5):e195.

Nickel F, Lindner S, Muller-Stich BP.
Kommentar: Assessment Drives Learning – Prüfen wir das Richtige?
Zentralbl Chir. 2018 Jun;143(3):284-285.

Kenngott HG, Preukschas AA, Wagner M, Nickel F, Müller M, Bellemann N, Stock C, Fangerau M, Radeleff B, Kauczor HU, Meinzer HP, Maier-Hein L, Müller-Stich BP.
Mobile, real-time, and point-of-care augmented reality is robust, accurate, and feasible: a prospective pilot study.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Jun;32(6):2958-2967.

Billmann F, Langan E.
Insurance Status, Not Race, Is Associated With Use of Minimally Invasive Surgical Approach for Rectal Cancer.
Ann Surg. 2018;268(6):e49.

Ross T, Zimmerer D, Vemuri A, Isensee F, Wiesenfarth M, Bodenstedt S, Both F, Kessler P, Wagner M, Müller B, Kenngott H, Speidel S, Kopp-Schneider A, Maier-Hein K, Maier-Hein L.
Exploiting the potential of unlabeled endoscopic video data with self-supervised learning.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2018 Jun;13(6):925-933

Langan EA, Grätz V, Billmann F, Zillikens D, Terheyden P.
Does the gastrointestinal microbiome contribute to the 'obesity paradox' in melanoma survival?
Br J Dermatol. 2018 Jul;179(1):225-226.

Kulu Y, Müller-Stich BP, Ghamarnejad O, Khajeh E, Polychronidis G, Golriz M, Nickel F, Benner L, Knebel P, Diener M, Morath C, Zeier M, Büchler MW, Mehrabi A.
Hand-Assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy PERiumbilical versus Pfannenstiel incision and return to normal physical ACTivity (HAPERPACT): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Trials. 2018 Jul 13;19(1):377.

Müller PC, Steinemann DC, Chinczewski L, Hatiboglu G, Nickel F, Z'graggen K, Müller-Stich BP.
Transpapillary endopancreatic surgery: decompression of duct system and comparison of greenlight laser with monopolar electrosurgical device in ex vivo and in vivo animal models.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Jul;32(7):3393-3400.

Bayindir-Buchhalter I, Wolff G, Lerch S, Sijmonsma T, Schuster M, Gronych J, Billeter AT,
Babaei R, Krunic D, Ketscher L, Spielmann N, Hrabe de Angelis M, Ruas JL, Müller-Stich BP, Heikenwalder M, Lichter P, Herzig S, Vegiopoulos A.
Cited4 is a sex-biased mediator of the antidiabetic glitazone response in adipocyte progenitors.
EMBO Mol Med. 2018 Aug;10(8). pii:e8613.

Billeter AT, de la Garza Herrera JR, Scheurlen KM, Nickel F, Billmann F, Müller-Stich BP.
MANAGEMENT OF ENDOCRINE DISEASE: Which metabolic procedure? Comparing outcomes in sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en Y gastric bypass.
Eur J Endocrinol. 2018 Aug;179(2):R77-R93.

Nienhüser H, Heger P, Schmitz R, Kulu Y, Diener MK, Klose J, Schneider M, Müller-Stich BP, Ulrich A, Büchler MW, Mihaljevic AL, Schmidt T.
Short- and Long-Term Oncological Outcome After Rectal Cancer Surgery: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Comparing Open Versus Laparoscopic Rectal Cancer Surgery.
J Gastrointest Surg. 2018 Aug;22(8):1418-1433.

Kowalewski KF, Minassian A, Hendrie JD, Benner L, Preukschas AA, Kenngott HG, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
One or two trainees per workplace for laparoscopic surgery training courses: results from a randomized controlled trial.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Kowalewski KF, Garrow CR, Proctor T, Preukschas AA, Friedrich M, Müller PC, Kenngott HG, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
LapTrain: multi-modality training curriculum for laparoscopic cholecystectomy-results of a randomized controlled trial.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Sep;32(9):3830-3838.

De La Garza JR, Schmidt MW, Kowalewski KF, Benner L, Müller PC, Kenngott HG, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
Does rating with a checklist improve the effect of E-learning for cognitive and practical skills in bariatric surgery? A rater-blinded, randomized-controlled trial.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print]

Gibaud B, Forestier G, Feldmann C, Ferrigno G, Gonçalves P, Haidegger T Julliard C, Katić D, Kenngott H, Maier-Hein L, März K, de Momi E, Ákos Nagy D, Nakawala H, Neumann J, Neumuth T, Rojas Balderrama J, Speidel S, Wagner M, Jannin P.
Toward a standard ontology of surgical process models.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2018 Sep;13(9):1397-1408.

Heim E, Roß T, Seitel A, März K, Stieltjes B, Eisenmann M, Lebert J, Metzger J, Sommer G, Auter A, Schwartz FR, Termer A, Wagner F, Kenngott H, Maier-Hein L.
Large-scale medical image annotation with crowd-powered algorithms.
J Med Imaging, 2018 Sep;5(3):034002.

Wagner M, Mayer BFB, Bodenstedt S, Stemmer K, Fereydooni A, Speidel S, Dillmann R, Nickel F, Fischer L, Kenngott HG.
Computer-assisted 3D bowel length measurement for quantitative laparoscopy.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Sep;32(9):4052-4061.

Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR, Müller PC
Argumente für die Implantation eines Netzes zur Augmentation des Hiatus: Technik, Ergebnisse und Fallbeispiele
In Fuchs K-H (Hrsg.): Management der gastroösophagealen Refluxkrankheit; 127-138; 2018, De Gruyter Berlin/Boston; ISBN 978-3-11-053804-5

Müller-Stich BP, Müller PC, Pointner R, Antoniou SA, von Rahden B, Mittal SK.
Technik der Hiatushernienreparation
In Bittner R et al. (Hrsg.): Laparo-endoskopische Hernienchirurgie; 407-422; 2018, Springer Berlin;
ISBN 978-3-662-56089-1

Köckerling F, Müller-Stich BP, Ramshaw B.
Netztechnologie in der Versorgung der Hiatushernien.
In Bittner R et al. (Hrsg.): Laparo-endoskopische Hernienchirurgie; 423-428; 2018, Springer Berlin;
ISBN 978-3-662-56089-1

Kowalewski KF, Probst P, Mihaljevic A, Nickel F.
[Comment on: "Surgical training in the final year of medical studies in Germany - status quo 2017"].
Zentralbl Chir. 2018 Oct;143(5):550-551. German.

Steinemann DC, Müller PC, Schwarz AC, Zerz A, Linke GR, Müller-Stich BP.
Feasibility and effectiveness of laparoscopic transgastric stapler-assisted circumferential esophageal mucosectomy and simultaneous fundoplication in a pig model.
Dis Esophagus. 2018 Oct 1;31(10).

Schmidt MW, Kowalewski KF, Schmidt ML, Wennberg E, Garrow CR, Paik S, Benner L, Schijven MP,
Müller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
The Heidelberg VR Score: development and validation of a composite score for laparoscopic virtual reality training.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Oct 16 [Epub ahead of print].

Dietrich A, Aberle J, Wirth A, Müller-Stich B, Schütz T, Tigges H.
Obesity Surgery and the Treatment of Metabolic Diseases.
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2018 Oct 19;115(42):705-711.

Nickel F, Kenngott HG, Neuhaus J, Andrews N, Garrow C, Kast J, Sommer CM, Gehrig T,
Gutt CN, Meinzer HP, Müller-Stich BP.
Computer tomographic analysis of organ motion caused by respiration and intraoperative pneumoperitoneum in a porcine model for navigated minimally invasive esophagectomy.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Oct;32(10):4216-4227.

Schwarz AC, Billeter AT, Scheurlen KM, Blüher M, Müller-Stich BP.
Comorbidities as an Indication for Metabolic Surgery.
Visc Med. 2018 Oct;34(5):381-387.

Friedrich M, Ober J, Haubruck P, Bergdolt C, Bruckner T, Kowalewski KF, Kadmon M, Müller-Stich BP, Tanner MC, Nickel F.
Pilot evaluation of an objective structured assessment of technical skills tool for chest tube insertion.
GMS J Med Educ. 2018 Nov 15;35(4):Doc48.

Billeter AT, Müller-Stich BP.
Comment on: metabolic comparison of one anastomosis gastric bypass, single-anastomosis duodenal-switch, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, and vertical sleeve gastrectomy in rat.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 Dec;14(12):1867-1868.

Arezzo A, Vettoretto N, Francis NK, Bonino MA, Curtis NJ, Amparore D, Arolfo S, Barberio M, Boni L,
Brodie R, Bouvy N, Cassinotti E, Carus T, Checcucci E, Custers P, Diana M, Jansen M, Jaspers J, Marom G, Momose K, Müller-Stich BP, Nakajima K, Nickel F, Perretta S, Porpiglia F, Sánchez-Margallo F,
Sánchez-Margallo JA, Schijven M, Silecchia G, Passera R, Mintz Y.
The use of 3D laparoscopic imaging systems in surgery: EAES consensus development conference 2018.
Surg Endosc. 2018 Dec 4 [Epub ahead of print].

Nickel F, Schmidt L, Sander J, Tapking C, Bruckner T, Müller-Stich BP, Fischer L.
Patient Perspective in Obesity Surgery: Goals for Weight Loss and Improvement of Body Shape in a Prospective Cohort Study.
Obes Facts. 2018 Dec;11(6):466-474.

Müller PC, Dube A, Steinemann DC, Senft JD, Gehrig T, Benner L, Nickel F, Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR.
Contamination After Disinfectant Rectal Washout in Left Colectomy as a Model for Transrectal NOTES:
A Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Surg Res. 2018 Dec;232:635-642.


Zhang Y, Wirkert SJ, Iszatt J, Kenngott H, Wagner M, Mayer B, Stock C, Clancy NT, Elson DS, Maier-Hein L.
Tissue classification for laparoscopic image understanding based on multispectral texture analysis.
J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 2017 Jan;4(1):015001.

Nickel F, Schmidt L, Bruckner T, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP, Fischer L.
Influence of bariatric surgery on quality of life, body image, and general self-efficacy within 6 and 24 months - a prospective cohort study.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 Feb;13(2):313-319.

Nickel F, Kowalewski KF, Rehberger F, Hendrie JD, Mayer BFB, Kenngott HG, Bintintan VV, Linke GR, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP.
Face Validity of the Pulsatile-Organ-Perfusion-Trainer for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
Surg Endosc. 2017 Feb;31(2):714-722.

Friedrich M, Bergdolt C, Haubruck P, Bruckner T, Kowalewski KF, Muller-Stich BP, Tanner MC, Nickel F
App-based serious gaming for training of chest tube insertion: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Trials. 2017 Feb 6;18(1):56.

De La Garza JR, Kowalewski KF, Friedrich M, Schmidt MW, Bruckner T, Fischer L, Müller-stich BP, Nickel F.
Does rating the operation videos with a checklist score improve the effect of E-learning for bariatric surgical training? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Trials. 2017 Mar 21;18(1):134

Muller PC, Muller SA, Steinemann DC, Parli MS, Moltzahn F, Schmid SW, Z'Graggen K.
Case-matched study of lesser versus greater curvature approach in laparoscopic Warshaw pancreatectomy.
Am J Surg. 2017 Apr;213(4):711-717.

Kowalewski KF, Hendrie JD, Schmidt MW, Garrow CR, Bruckner T, Proctor T, Paul S, Adiguzel D, Bodenstedt S, Erben A, Kenngott H, Erben Y, Speidel S, Muller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
Development and validation of a sensor- and expert model-based training system for laparoscopic surgery: the iSurgeon.
Surg Endosc. 2017 May;31(5):2155-2165.

Majlesara A, Golriz M, Hafezi M, Saffari A, Wild E, Maier-Hein L, Müller-Stich BP, Mehrabi A.
Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging in Hepatobiliary Surgery
Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2017 Mar;17:208-215. Review.

Romero P, Nickel F, Mantel M, Frongia G, Rossler A, Kowalewski KF, Muller-Stich BP, Gunther P.
Intracorporal knot tying techniques - which is the right one?
J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Apr;52(4):633-638.

Nickel F, Schmidt L, Bruckner T, Billeter AT, Kenngott HG, Müller-Stich BP, Fischer L.
Gastrointestinal quality of life improves significantly after sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass - a prospective cross-sectional study within a 2-year follow-up.
Obes Surg. 2017 May;27(5):1292-1297.

Steinemann DC, Zerz A, Müller PC, Sauer P, Schaible A, Lasitschka F, Schwarz AC, Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR.
Laparoscopic transgastric circumferential stapler-assisted versus endoscopic esophageal mucosectomy in a porcine model    
Endoscopy. 2017 Jul;49(7):668-674.

Nickel F, Tapking C, Zech U, Huennemeyer K, Billeter AT, Muller PC, Kenngott HG, Muller-Stich BP, Fischer L.
[The way from cost approval to bariatric surgery : Analysis of resource utilization in a maximum care hospital].
Chirurg. 2017 Jul;88(7):595-601.

Fischer L, Wekerle AL, Sander J, Nickel F, Billeter AT, Zech U, Bruckner T, Müller-Stich BP.
Is there a Reason Why Obese Patients Choose Either Conservative Treatment or Surgery?
Obes Surg. 2017 Jul;27(7):1684-1690.

Steinemann DC, Muller PC, Probst P, Schwarz AC, Buchler MW, Muller-Stich BP, Linke GR.
Meta-analysis of hybrid natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery versus laparoscopic surgery.
Br J Surg. 2017 Jul;104(8):977-989.

Reichard D, Häntsch D, Bodenstedt S, Suwelack S, Wagner M, Kenngott H, Müller-Stich B, Maier-Hein L, Dillmann R, Speidel S.
Projective biomechanical depth matching for soft tissue registration in laparoscopic surgery.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2017 Jul;12(7):1101-1110.

Muller PC, Steinemann DC, Sauer P, Z'Graggen K, Linke GR, Muller-Stich BP.
Balloon Dilatation of the Minor Duodenal Papilla Up to 4 mm is Safe in a Porcine Model.
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2017 Aug;27(4):e44-e47.

Billeter AT, Vittas S, Israel B, Scheurlen KM, Hidmark A, Fleming TH, Kopf S, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP.
Gastric bypass simultaneously improves adipose tissue function and insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2017 Sep;402(6):901-910.

Wild B, Hünnemeyer K, Sauer H, Schellberg D, Müller-Stich BP, Königsrainer A, Weiner R, Zipfel S,Herzog W, Teufel M.
Sustained effects of a psychoeducational group intervention following bariatric surgery: follow-up of the randomized controlled BaSE study.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2017 Sep;13(9):1612-1618.

Maier-Hein L, Vedula SS, Speidel S, Navab N, Kikinis R, Park A, Eisenmann M, Feussner H, Forestier G, Giannarou S, Hashizume M, Katic D, Kenngott H, Kranzfelder M, Malpani A, März K, Neumuth T, Padoy N, Pugh C, Schoch N, Stoyanov D, Taylor R, Wagner M, Hager GD, Jannin P.
Surgical data science for next-generation interventions.
Nat Biomed Eng Sep 2017;1(9):691–696.

Kowalewski KF, Hendrie JD, Schmidt MW, Proctor T, Paul S, Garrow CR, Kenngott HG, Muller-Stich BP, ,Nickel F.
Validation of the mobile serious game application Touch Surgery for cognitive training and assessment of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
Surg Endosc. 2017 Oct;31(10):4058-4066.

Muller PC, Steinemann DC, Nickel F, Chinczewski L, Muller-Stich BP, Linke GR, Z'Graggen K.
Transduodenal-transpapillary endopancreatic surgery with a rigid resectoscope: experiments on ex vivo, in vivo animal models and human cadavers.
Surg Endosc. 2017 Oct;31(10):4131-4135.

Kowalewski KF, Tapking C, Hetjens S, Nickel F, Mandel P, Ritter M, Kriegmair MC.
Interrupted versus continuous suturing for vesicourethral anastomosis during radical prostatectomy: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BMJ Open. 2017 Nov 25;7(11):e019823.

Hackert T, Strobel O, Michalski CW, Mihaljevic AL, Mehrabi A, Müller-Stich B, Berchtold C, Ulrich A, Büchler MW.
The TRIANGLE operation - radical surgery after neoadjuvant treatment for advanced pancreatic cancer:
a single arm observational study.
HPB (Oxford). 2017 Nov;19(11): 1001-1007

Heger P, Probst P, Hüttner FJ, Gooßen K, Proctor T, Müller-Stich BP, Strobel O, Büchler MW, Diener MK.
Evaluation of Open and Minimally Invasive Adrenalectomy: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis.
World J Surg. 2017 Nov;41(11):2756-2757.

Steinemann DC, Muller PC, Billeter AT, Bruckner T, Ulrich A, Muller-Stich BP.
Surgery is essential in squamous cell cancer of the rectum.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2017 Nov;402(7):1055-1062.

Roch PJ, Friedrich M, Kowalewski KF, Schmidt MW, Herrera JG, Muller PC, Benner L, Romero P, Muller-Stich BP, Nickel F.
[New Approaches for Young Surgeons - Students' Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery].
Zentralbl Chir. 2017 Dec;142(6):560-565.


Hendrie JD, Nickel F, Bruckner T, Kowalewski KF, Garrow CR, Mantel M, Romero P, Müller-Stich BP.
Sequential learning of psychomotor and visuospatial skills for laparoscopic suturing and knot tying - study protocol for a randomized controlled trial "The shoebox study".
Trials. 2016 Jan 7;17:14.

Wagner M, Gondan M, Zöllner C, Wünscher JJ, Nickel F, Albala L, Groch A, Suwelack S, Speidel S, Maier-Hein L, Müller-Stich BP, Kenngott HG.
Electromagnetic Organ Tracking Allows for Real-Time Compensation of Tissue Shift in Image-Guided Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery: Results of a Phantom Study.
Surg Endosc. 2016 Feb; 30(2):495-503.

Bodenstedt S, Wagner M, Mayer B, Stemmer K, Kenngott H, Müller-Stich B, Dillmann R, Speidel S.
Image-based laparoscopic bowel measurement.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016 Mar;11(3):407-19.

Gehrig T, Billeter AT, Wekerle AL, Shevchenko M, Brand K, Müller-Stich BP.
Evaluation of the LigaSure™ Vessel Sealing System for bowel transection and intestinal anastomosis—an experimental study in a porcine model.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2016 May; 401(3):381–387.

Katić D, Schuck J, Wekerle AL, Kenngott H, Müller-Stich BP, Dillmann R, Speidel S.
Bridging the gap between formal and experience-based knowledge for context-aware laparoscopy.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016 Jun;11(6):881-888.

Wild E, Teber D, Schmid D, Simpfendörfer T, Müller M, Baranski AC, Kenngott H, Kopka K, Maier-Hein L.
Robust augmented reality guidance with fluorescent markers in laparoscopic surgery.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016 Jun;11(6):899-907.

Wirkert SJ, Kenngott H, Mayer B, Mietkowski P, Wagner M, Sauer P, Clancy NT, Elson DS, Maier-Hein L.
Robust near real-time estimation of physiological parameters from megapixel multispectral images with inverse Monte Carlo and random forest regression.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016 Jun;11(6):909-17.

Senft JD, Carstensen B, Mischnik A, Warschkow R, Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR.
Endolumenal colon occlusion reduces peritoneal contamination during a transrectal NOTES procedure: a controlled porcine survival study.
Surg Endosc. 2016 Jul;30(7):2946-50.

Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR, Wagner M, Steinemann DC.
Laparoscopic versus open rectal cancer resection: oncologically equal? [German].
Chirurg. 2016 Jul;87(7):552-9.

Nickel F, Hendrie JD, Stock C, Salama M, Preukschas AA, Senft JD, Kowalewski KF, Wagner M, Kenngott HG, Linke GR, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP.
Direct Observation versus Endoscopic Video Recording-Based Rating with the Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills for Training of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
Eur Surg Res. 2016;57(1-2):1-9.

Billeter AT, Senft J, Gotthardt D, Knefeli P, Nickel F, Schulte T, Fischer L, Nawroth PP, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP.
Combined Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Bypass?-a Controlled Matched Pair Study of 34 Patients.
Obes Surg. 2016 Aug;26(8):1867-74.

Philipp P, Maleshkova M, Katic D, Weber C, Götz M, Rettinger A, Speidel S, KämpgenB, Nolden M, Wekerle AL, Dillmann R, Kenngott H, Müller B, Studer R.
Toward Cognitive Pipelines of Medical Assistance Algorithms.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016 Sep;11(9):1743-53.

Nickel F, Hendrie JD, Kowalewski KF, Bruckner T, Garrow CR, Mantel M, Kenngott HG, Romero P, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP.
Sequential learning of psychomotor and visuospatial skills for laparoscopic suturing and knot tying-a randomized controlled trial "The Shoebox Study" DRKS00008668.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2016 Sep;401(6):893-901

Kössler-Ebs JB, Grummich K, Jensen K, Hüttner FJ, Müller-Stich B, Seiler CM, Knebel P, Büchler MW,
Diener MK.
Incisional Hernia Rates After Laparoscopic or Open Abdominal Surgery-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
World J Surg. 2016 Oct;40(10):2319-30.

Senft JD, Gath P, Dröscher T, Müller PC, Carstensen B, Nickel F, Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR.
New device for transrectal trocar placement and rectal sealing for NOTES: a porcine in vivo and human cadaver study.
Surg Endosc 2016 Oct;30(10):4383-8

Nickel F, Probst P, Fischer L.
Would you unblind the patient? A case of incidental T1N0R0 GIST in a randomized controlled trial of sleeve gastrectomy versus Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Nov;12(9):e83-e85.

Billeter AT, Kopf S, Zeier M, Scheurlen K, Fischer L, Schulte TM, Kenngott HG, Israel B, Knefeli P, Büchler MW, Nawroth PP, Müller-Stich BP.
Renal Function in Type 2 Diabetes Following Gastric Bypass.
Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2016 Dec 9;113(49):827-833

Müller-Stich BP, Büchler MW.
Operating rooms of the futures. [German]
Chirurg. 2016 Dec;87(12):999-1001.

Kenngott HG, Wagner M, Preukschas AA, Müller-Stich BP.
Intelligent operating room suite : From passive medical devices to the self-thinking cognitive surgical assistant [German].
Chirurg. 2016 Dec;87(12):1033-1038.

Nickel F, Hendrie JD, Bruckner T, Kowalewski KF, Kenngott HG, Müller-Stich BP, Fischer L.
Successful learning of surgical liver anatomy in a computer-based teaching module.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016 Dec;11(12):2295-2301.


Mehrabi A, Hafezi M, Arvin J, Esmaeilzadeh M, Garoussi C, Emami G, Kössler-Ebs J, Müller-Stich BP, Büchler MW, Hackert T, Diener MK.
A systematic review and meta-analysis of laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy for benign and malignant lesions of the pancreas: It’s time to randomize.
Surgery. 2015 Jan;157(1):45-55.

Müller-Stich BP, Senft JD, Warschkow R, Kenngott HG, Billeter AT, Vit G, Helfert S, Diener MK, Fischer L, Büchler MW, Nawroth PP.
Surgical Versus Medical Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Nonseverely Obese Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Ann Surg. 2015 Mar;261(3):421-9.

Kenngott HG, Wagner M, Nickel F, Wekerle AL, Preukschas A, Apitz M, Schulte T, Rempel R, Mietkowski P, Wagner F, Termer A, Müller-Stich BP.
Computer-assisted abdominal surgery: new technologies.
Langenbeck Arch Surg. 2015 Apr;400(3):273-81

Nickel F, Brzoska JA, Gondan M, Rangnick HM, Chu J, Kenngott HG, Linke GR, Kadmon M, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP.
Virtual Reality Training versus Blended Learning of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial with Laparoscopic Novices.
Medicine (Baltimore), 2015 May;94(20): e764.

März K, Hafezi M, Weller T, Saffari A, Nolden M, Fard N, Majlesara A, Zelzer S, Maleshkova M, Volovyk M, Gharabaghi N, Wagner M, Emami G, Engelhardt S, Fetzer A, Kenngott H, Rezai N, Rettinger A, Studer R, Mehrabi A, Maier-Hein L.
Toward Knowledge-Based Liver Surgery: Holistic Information Processing for Surgical Decision Support.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2015 Jun;10(6):749-59.

Habermehl D, Wagner M, Ellerbrock M, Büchler MW, Jäkel O, Debus J, Combs SE.
Reirradiation Using Carbon Ions in Patients with Locally Recurrent Rectal Cancer at HIT: First Results.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jun;22(6):2068–74.

Fischer L,  Wekerle AL, Bruckner T,Wegener I, Diener MK, Frankenberg MV, Gärtner D, Schön MR, Raggi MC, Tanay E, Brydniak R, Runkel N, Attenberger C, Son MS, Türler A, Weiner R,  Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP.
BariSurg trial: Sleeve gastrectomy versus Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in obese patients with BMI 35-60 kg/m(2) - a multi-centre randomized patient and observer blind non-inferiority trial.
BMC Surg. 2015 Jul 18;15:87.

Antoniou SA, Müller-Stich BP, Antoniou GA, Köhler G, Luketina RR, Koch OO, Pointner R, Granderath FA.
Laparoscopic augmentation of the diaphragmatic hiatus with biologic mesh versus suture repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2015 Jul;400(5):577-83.

Müller-Stich BP, Billeter AT, Fleming T, Fischer L, Büchler MW, Nawroth PP.
Nitrosative stress but not glycemic parameters correlate with improved neuropathy in non-severely obese diabetic patients after Roux-Y gastric bypass.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Jul-Aug;11(4):847-54.

Müller-Stich BP, Achtstätter V, Diener MK, Gondan M, Warschkow R, Marra F, Zerz A, Gutt CN, Büchler MW, Linke GR.
Repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernias — Is a fundoplication needed? A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial.
J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Aug;221(2):602-10.

Maier-Hein L, Kondermann D, Roß T, Mersmann S, Heim E, Bodenstedt S, Kenngott HG, Sanchez A, Wagner M, Preukschas A, Wekerle AL, Helfert S, März K, Mehrabi A, Speidel S, Stock S.
Crowdtruth Validation: A New Paradigm for Validating Algorithms That Rely on Image Correspondences.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg, 2015 Aug;10(8):1201-12.

Katic D, Julliard C, Wekerle AL, Kenngott H, Müller-Stich BP, Dillmann R, Speidel S, Jannin P, Gibaud B.
LapOntoSPM: An Ontology for Laparoscopic Surgeries and Its Application to Surgical Phase Recognition.
Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2015 Sep;10(9): 1427–34.
Erratum in: Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2016 Apr;11(4):679

Kulu Y, Müller-Stich BP, Bruckner T, Gehrig T, Büchler MW, Bergmann F, Ulrich A.
Radical Surgery with Total Mesorectal Excision in Patients with T1 Rectal Cancer
Ann Surg Oncol. 2015;22(6):2051-8.

Müller-Stich BP, Kenngott HG, Gondan M, Stock C, Linke GR, Fritz F, Nickel F, Diener MK, Gutt CN, Wente M, Büchler MW, Fischer L.
Use of mesh in laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair: A meta-analysis and risk-benefit analysis.
PLoS One. 2015 Oct 15;10(10): e0139547. Erratum in: Plos One. 2017 Feb 3;12(2):e0171865.
Correction: PLoS One. 2017 Feb 3;12(2):e0171865.

Raque J, Billeter AT, Lucich E, Marvin MM, Sutton E.
Training techniques in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: a systematic review.
Clin Transplant. 2015 Oct;29(10):893-903. Review.

Reichard D, Bodenstedt S, Suwelack S, Mayer B, Preukschas A, Wagner M, Kenngott H, Müller Stich B, Dillmann R, Speidel S.
Intraoperative on-the-Fly Organ-Mosaicking for Laparoscopic Surgery.
J Med Imaging (Bellingham). 2015 Oct;2(4): 045001

Billeter AT, Probst P, Fischer L, Senft J, Kenngott HG, Schulte T, Clemens G, Zech U, Büchler MW, Nawroth PP, Müller-Stich BP.
Risk of Malnutrition, Trace Metal, and Vitamin Deficiency Post Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass--a Prospective Study of 20 Patients with BMI < 35 kg/m².
Obes Surg. 2015 Nov;25(11):2125-34.

Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR, Senft J, Achtstätter V, Müller PC, Diener MK, Warschkow R, Marra F, Schmied BM, Borovicka J, Fischer L, Zerz A, Gutt CN, Büchler MW.
Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty with cardiophrenicopexy versus laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease: A double-center randomized controlled trial.
Ann Surg. 2015 Nov;262(5):721-7

Lamm SH, Steinemann DC, Linke GR, Eucker D, Simon T, Zerz A, Stoll R.
Total inverse transgastric resection with transoral specimen removal
Surg Endosc. 2015 Nov;29(11):3363-6.

Kenngott HG, Wünscher JJ, Wagner M, Preukschas A, Wekerle AL, Neher P, Suwelack S, Speide S, Nickel F, Oladokun D, Maier-Hein L, Dillmann R, Meinzer HP, Müller-Stich BP.
OpenHELP (Heidelberg Laparoscopy Phantom): Development of an Open-Source Surgical Evaluation and Training Tool.
Surg Endosc. 2015 Nov;29(11):3348-47. Erratum in: Surg Endosc. 2015 Nov;29(11):3348

Wild B, Hünnemeyer K, Sauer H, Hain B, Mack I, Schellberg D, Müller-Stich BP, Weiner R, Meile T, Eudofsky G, Königsrainer A, Zipfel S, Herzog W, Teufel M.
A 1-year videoconferencing-based psychoeducational group intervention following bariatric surgery: esults of a randomized controlled study.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Nov-Dec;11(6):1349-60.

Müller-Stich BP, Büchler MW.
Complication management in minimally invasive surgery.
Chirurg. 2015 Dec;86(12):1095-6.

Nickel F, Kowalewski KF, Müller-Stich BP.
Risk awareness and training for prevention of complications in minimally invasive surgery.
Chirurg 2015 Dec, 86 (12):1121–1127.

Diener MK, Müller-Stich BP, Büchler MW.
Reply: Splenic reservation during open and minimally invasive distal panreatectomy in benign disease.
Surgery. 2015 Dec;158(6):1744-5.


Rassweiler J, Rassweiler MC, Müller M, Kenngott H, Meinzer HP, Teber D, ESUT Expert Group
Surgical navigation in urology: European perspective.
Curr Opin Urol. 2014 Jan;24(1):81-97.

Kenngott HG, Wagner M, Gondan M, Nickel F, Nolden M, Fetzer A, Weitz J, Fischer L, Speidel S, Meinzer HP, Böckler D, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP.
Real-time image guidance in laparoscopic liver surgery: first clinical experience with a guidance system based on intraoperative CT imaging.
Surg Endosc. 2014 Mar;28(3):933-40.

Maier-Hein L, Mersmann S, Kondermann D, Stock C, Kenngott HG, Sanchez A, Wagner M, Preukschas A, Wekerle AL, Helfert S, Bodenstedt S, Speidel S.
Crowdsourcing for reference correspondence generation in endoscopic images -  conference proceeding -
Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2014;17(Pt 2):349-56.

Maier-Hein L, Mersmann S, Kondermann D, Bodenstedt S, Sanchez A, Stock C, Kenngott HG, Eisenmann M, Speidel S.
Can masses of non-experts train highly accurate image classifiers? A crowdsourcing approach to instrument segmentation in laparoscopic images
Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2014;17(Pt 2):438-45.

Fischer L, Nickel F, Sander J, Ernst A, Bruckner T, Herbig B, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP, Sandbu R.
Patient expectations of bariatric surgery are gender specific--a prospective, multicenter cohort study.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 May-Jun;10(3):516-23.

Fonouni H, Mehrabi A, Golriz M, Zeier M, Müller-Stich BP, Schemmer P, Werner J.
Comparison of the laparoscopic versus open live donor nephrectomy: an overview of surgical complications and outcome.
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2014 Jun;399(5):543-51.

Linke GR, Müller-Stich BP.
Letter to the editor concerning the article "Simple technique for gasless transumbilical single-incisional laparoscopic-assisted appendectomy".
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2014 Jun;399(5):673-4.

Billeter AT, Fischer L, Wekerle AL, Senft J, Müller-Stich B.
Malabsorption as a Therapeutic Approach in Bariatric Surgery
Viszeralmedizin 2014 Jun;30(3):198-204.

dos Santos TR, Seitel A, Kilgus T, Suwelack S, Wekerle AL, Kenngott H, Speidel S, Schlemmer HP, Meinzer HP, Heimann T, Maier-Hein L.
Pose-independent surface matching for intra-operative soft-tissue marker-less registration.
Med Image Anal. 2014 Oct;18(7):1101-14.

Maier-Hein L, Groch A, Bartoli A, Bodenstedt S, Boissonnat G, Chang PL, Clancy NT, Elson DS, Haase S, Heim E, Hornegger J, Jannin P, Kenngott H, Kilgus T, Müller-Stich B, Oladokun D, Röhl S, Dos Santos TR, Schlemmer HP, Seitel A, Speidel S, Wagner M, Stoyanov D.
Comparative validation of single-shot optical techniques for laparoscopic 3-D surface reconstruction
IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2014 Oct;33(10):1913-30.

Suwelack S, Röhl S, Bodenstedt S, Reichard D, Dillmann R, dos Santos T, Maier-Hein L, Wagner M, Wünscher J, Kenngott H, Müller BP, Speidel S.
Physics-based shape matching for intraoperative image guidance.
Med Phys. 2014 Nov;41(11):111901.

Müller-Stich BP, Büchler MW.
Metabolic surgery [Article in German].
Chirurg. 2014 Nov;85(11):950-1.

Müller-Stich BP, Senft JD, Lasitschka F, Shevchenko M, Billeter AT, Bruckner T, Kenngott HG, Fischer L, Gehrig T.
Polypropylene, polyester or polytetrafluoro­ethylene-is there an ideal material for mesh augmentation at the esophageal hiatus? Results from an experimental study in a porcine model
Hernia. 2014 Dec;18(6):873-81.


Fischer L, Elzein Z, Bruckner T, Hünnemeyer K, Rudofsky G, Reichenberger M, Schommer K, Gutt CN, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP.

Herausforderungen beim Aufbau eines operativen Adipositaszentrums. Chirurg. 2013 Aug 18. [Epub ahead of print]


Kenngott HG, Wagner M, Gondan M, Nickel F, Nolden M, Fetzer A, Weitz J, Fischer L, Speidel S, Meinzer HP, Böckler D, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP.

Real-time image guidance in laparoscopic liver surgery: first clinical experience with a guidance system based on intraoperative CT imaging. Surg Endosc. 2014 Mar;28(3):933-40. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3249-0. Epub 2013 Nov 1.

PubMed PMID: 24178862


Franz AM, März K, Seitel A, Kenngott HG, Wagner M, Preukschas A, Meinzer HP, Wolf I, Maier-Hein L.

Combined Modality for Ultrasound Imaging and Electromagnetic Tracking. Biomed Tech (Berl). 2013 Sep 7. pii: /j/bmte.2013.58.issue-s1-L/bmt-2013-4291/bmt-2013-4291.xml. doi: 10.1515/bmt-2013-4291. [Epub ahead of print].

PubMed PMID: 24042927


Rassweiler J, Rassweiler MC, Kenngott H, Frede T, Michel MS, Alken P, Clayman R.

The past, present and future of minimally invasive therapy in urology: a review and speculative outlook. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2013 Aug;22(4):200-9. doi: 10.3109/13645706.2013.816323.  Epub 2013 Jun 30.

PubMed PMID: 23808367


Ogredici O, Linke GR, Lamm S, Rosenthal R, Zerz A, Steinemann DC.

Routine cholangiography during rigid-hybrid transvaginal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic cholecystectomy. Surg Endosc. 2014 Mar;28(3):910-7. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-3246-3. Epub 2013 Oct 19.

PubMed PMID: 24141474


Müller-Stich BP, Kenngott HG, Fischer L, Büchler MW.

DiaSurg-Studien: Kann Diabetes mellitus Typ 2 chirurgisch therapiert werden? Chirurgische Allgemeine Zeitung April 2013


Müller-Stich BP, Kenngott HG, Wekerle ALW, Fischer L, Büchler MW.

Chirurgie zur Therapie von Adipositas und Diabetes. Current Congress 2013


Müller-Stich BP, Fischer L, Kenngott HG, Gondan M, Senft J, Clemens G, Nickel F, Fleming T, Nawroth PP, Büchler MW.

Gastric bypass leads to improvement of diabetic neuropathy independent of glucose normalization--results of a prospective cohort study (DiaSurg 1 study). Ann Surg. 2013 Nov;258(5):760-5; discussion 765-6. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3182a618b2

PubMed PMID: 23979278


Müller-Stich BP, Löb N, Wald D, Bruckner T, Meinzer HP, Kadmon M, Büchler MW, Fischer L.

Regular three-dimensional presentations improve in the identification of surgical
liver anatomy – a randomized study. BMC Med Educ. 2013 Sep 25;13(1):131 doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-13-131

PubMed PMID: 24066729; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3848999


Contin P, Kulu Y, Bruckner T, Sturm M, Welsch T, Müller-Stich BP, Huber J, Büchler MW, Ulrich A.

Comparative analysis of late functional outcome following preoperative radiation therapy or chemoradiotherapy and surgery or surgery alone in rectal cancer. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2014 Feb;29(2):165-75. doi: 10.1007/s00384-013-1780-z. Epub 2013 Oct 18.

PubMed PMID: 24136155


Nickel F, Müller-Eschner MM, Chu J, von Tengg-Kobligk H, Müller-Stich B.

Bouveret's syndrome: presentation of two cases with review of the literature and development of a surgical treatment strategy. BMC Surg. 2013 Sep 4;13:33. doi: 10.1186/1471-2482-13-33.

PubMed PMID:24006869; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3766223


Gehrig T, Manzini G, Fonouni H, Golriz M, Hafezi R, Rahbari N, Brand K, Hinz U, Müller-Stich BP, Gutt CN, Mehrabi A.

Comparison of two different transection techniques in liver surgery-an experimental study in a porcine model. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2013 Aug;398(6):909-15. doi: 10.1007/s00423-013-1094-1. Epub 2013 Jun 20.

PubMed PMID: 23784675


Kenngott HG, Clemens G, Gondan M, Senft J, Diener MK, Rudofsky G, Nawroth PP, Büchler MW, Fischer L, Müller-Stich BP.

DiaSurg 2 trial - surgical vs. medical treatment of insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus in patients with a body mass index between 26 and 35 kg/m2: study protocol of a randomized controlled multicenter trial - DRKS00004550. Trials. 2013 Jun 20;14(1):183. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 23782896; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3694456


Nickel F, Bintintan VV, Gehrig T, Kenngott HG, Fischer L, Gutt CN, Müller-Stich BP.

Virtual reality does not meet expectations in a pilot study on multimodal laparoscopic surgery training. World J Surg. 2013 May;37(5):965-73. doi: 10.1007/s00268-013-1963-3.

PubMed PMID: 23430004


Nickel F, Kenngott HG, Neuhaus J, Sommer CM, Gehrig T, Kolb A, Gondan M, Radeleff BA, Schaible A, Meinzer HP, Gutt CN, Müller-Stich BP.

Navigation system for minimally invasive esophagectomy: experimental study in a porcine model. Surg Endosc. 2013 Oct;27(10):3663-70. doi: 10.1007/s00464-013-2941-4. Epub 2013 Apr 3.

PubMed PMID: 23549772


Katić D, Wekerle AL, Görtler J, Spengler P, Bodenstedt S, Röhl S, Suwelack S, Kenngott HG, Wagner M, Müller-Stich BP, Dillmann R, Speidel S.

Context-aware Augmented Reality in laparoscopic surgery. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2013 Mar;37(2):174-82. doi: 10.1016/j.compmedimag.2013.03.003. Epub 2013 Mar 29.

PubMed PMID: 23541864


Kenngott HG, Wegner I, Neuhaus J, Nickel F, Fischer L, Gehrig T,  Meinzer HP, Müller-Stich BP.

Magnetic tracking in the operation room using the da Vinci® telemanipulator is feasible. J Robotic Surg (2013) 7:59–64. DOI 10.1007/s11701-012-0347-2. Epub 2012 Mar 24.

PubMed PMID: 23440620; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3574972


Linke GR, Gehrig T, Hogg LV, Göhl A, Kenngott H, Schäfer F, Fischer L, Gutt CN, Müller-Stich BP.

Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty without fundoplication as a method to treat large hiatal hernias. Surg Today. 2014 May;44(5):820-6. doi: 10.1007/s00595-013-0609-2. Epub 2013 May 14.

PubMed PMID: 23670038


Linke GR, Carstensen B, Kähler G, Zerz A, Shevchenko M, Warschkow R, Lasitschka F, Kenngott HG, Senft J, Müller-Stich BP.

Endolumenal colon occlusion device for transanal and transrectal surgery—a porcine feasibility study. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2013 Apr;398(4):595-601. doi: 10.1007/s00423-013-1074-5. Epub 2013 Mar 13.

PubMed PMID: 23483227



Fischer L, Clemens G, Gehrig T, Kenngott H, Becker K, Bruckner T, Gutt CN, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich B.

Challenges and pitfalls of experimental bariatric procedures in rats. Obes Facts. 2012;5(3):359-71. doi:10.1159/000339531. Epub 2012 Jun 14.

PubMed PMID: 22722345


Fischer L, Hildebrandt C, Bruckner T, Kenngott H, Linke GR, Gehrig T, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP.

Excessive Weight Loss after Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Systematic Review. Obes Surg. 2012;22:721–731. DOI 10.1007/s11695-012-0616-1.

PubMed PMID: 22411568


Fischer L, Knaebel HP, Golcher H, Bruckner T, Diener MK, Bachmann J, Büchler MW, Seiler CM.

To whom do the results of the multicenter, randomized, controlled INSECT trial (ISRCTN 24023541) apply? - Assessment of external validity. BMC Surgery 2012, 12:2.

PubMed PMID: 22316122; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3328288


Metzler R, Stein D, Tetzlaff R, Bruckner T, Meinzer HP, Büchler MW, Müller-Stich BP, Fischer L.

Teaching on three-dimensional presentation does not improve the understanding of according CT images: a randomized controlled study. Teach learn Med. 2012;24(2):140-8. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2012.664963.

PubMed PMID: 22490095


Müller B, Ambrus G, Fischer L.

Verfahren und Stellenwert der metabolischen Chirurgie. Intensivmedizin up2date. 2012; 8(4):225-32. doi: 10.1055/s-002-23997.


Stampfl U, Sommer CM, Bellemann N, Holzschuh M, Kueller A, Bluemmel J, Gehrig T, Shevchenko M, Kenngott H, Kauczor HU, Radeleff B.

Multimodal visibility of a modified polyzene-F-coated spherical embolical agent for liver embolization: feasibility study in a porcine model. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2012 Sep;23(9):1225-31. [Epub 2012 Jul 24]

PubMed PMID: 22832143


Nuhn P, Mitkus T, Ceyhan GO, Künzli BM, Bergmann F, Fischer L, Giese N, Friess H, Berberat PO.

Heme Oxygenase 1 - Generated carbon monoxide and biliverdin attenuate the course of experimental necrotizing pancreatitis. Pancreas. 2012 Sep 20.[Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 23000891


Linke GR, Luz S, Janczak J, Zerz A, Schmied BM, Siercks I, Warschkow R, Beutner U, Tarantino I.

Evaluation of sexual function in sexually active women 1 year after transvaginal NOTES: a prospective cohort study of 106 patients. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 22922839


Linke GR, Tarantino I, Bruderer T, Celeiro J, Warschkow R, Tarr PE, Müller-Stich BP, Zerz A.

Transvaginal access for NOTES: a cohort study of microbiological colonization and contamination. Endoscopy. 2012 Jul;44(7):684-9. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1309390. Epub 2012 Apr 23.

PubMed PMID: 22528675


Gehrig T, Mehrabi A, Fischer L, Kenngott H, Hinz U, Gutt CN, Müller-Stich BP.

Robotic-assisted paraesophageal hernia repair — a case-control study. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012 Jul 31 [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 22846911


Kenngott HG, Wegner I, Neuhaus J, Nickel F, Fischer L, Gehrig T, Meinzer HP, Müller-Stich BP.

Magnetic tracking in the operation room using the da Vinci telemanipulator is feasible. J Robotic Surg. Epub 2012 Mar 24. doi 10.1007/s11701-012-0347-2

PubMed PMID: 23440620; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3574972


Rohl S, Bodenstedt S, Suwelack S, Dillmann R, Speidel S, Kenngott H, Muller-Stich BP.

Dense GPU-enhanced surface reconstruction from stereo endoscopic images for intraoperative registration. Med Phys. 2012 Mar;39(3):1632-45. doi: 10.1118/1.3681017.

PubMed PMID: 22380395



Mayer P, Harjung A, Breinig M, Fischer L, Ehemann V, Malz M, Scherübl H, Britsch S, Werner J, Kern MA, Bläker H, Schirmacher P, Bergmann F.

Expression and therapeutic relevance of heat shock protein 90 in pancreatic endocrine tumors. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2011 Dec 22. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 22194440


Sommer CM, Kocha V, Pap B, Bellemann N, Holzschuh M, Gehrig Tobias, Shevchenko M, Arnegger FU, Nickel F, Mogler C, Zelzer S, Meinzer HP, Stampfl U, Kauczor HU, Radeleff BA.

Effect of tissue perfusion on microwave ablation: experimental in vivo study in porcine kidneys. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2011 Dec;22(12):1751-7. Epub 2011 Oct 6.

PubMed PMID: 21982204


Rassweiler MC, Mamoulakis C, Kenngott HG, Rassweiler J, de la Rosette J, Laguna MP.

Classification and detection of errors in minimally invasive surgery. J Endourol. 2011 Nov;25(11):1713-21. Epub 2011 Aug 30.

PubMed PMID: 21877910


Gaida MM, Welsch T, Herpel E, Tschaharganeh DF, Fischer L, Schirmacher P, Hänsch GM, Bergmann F.

MHC class II expression in pancreatic tumors: a link to intratumoral inflammation. Virchows Arch. 2011 Nov 27. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 22120497


Schimmack S, Lawrence B, Svejda B, Alaimo D, Schmitz-Winnenthal H, Fischer, L, Büchler MW, Kidd M, Modlin I.

The clinical implications and biologic relevance of neurofilament expression in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms. Cancer. 2011 Oct 11. doi: 10.1002/cncr.26592. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 21990041; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3312048


Kenngott HG, Fischer L, Nickel F, Rom J, Rassweiler J, Müller-Stich BP.

Status of robotic assistance-a less traumatic and more accurate minimally invasive surgery? Langenbecks Arch of Surg. 2011 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 22038293


Fischer L, Schemmer P, Müller-Stich BP, Weitz J, Büchler MW.

Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm-the tip of the iceberg. Am Surg. 2011 Sep;77(9):E199-201.

PubMed PMID: 21944609

Tarantino I, Linke GR, Lange J, Siercks I, Warschkow R, Zerz A.

Transvaginal rigid-hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery technique for anterior resection treatment of diverticulitis: a feasibility study. Surg Endosc. 2011 Sep;25(9):3034-42. Epub 2011 Apr 13.

PubMed PMID: 21487875


Fischer L, Mehrabi A, Büchler MW.

Neuroendokrine Tumoren des Duodenums und Pankreas. Chirurgische Strategie. Chirurg. 2011 Jul;82(7):583-90.

PubMed PMID: 21656305


Gehrig T, Knebel P, Scheel V, Hinz U, Seiler CM, Müller-Stich BP, Büchler MW,

Gutt CN.

LigaSure Impact™ versus conventional dissection technique in

pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy in clinical suspicion of cancerous

tumours on the head of the pancreas: study protocol for a randomised controlled

trial. Trials. 2011 Jun 29;12:162.

PubMed PMID: 21714879; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3145578.


Knebel P, Lopez-Benitez R, Fischer L, Radeleff BA, Stampfl U, Bruckner T,

Hennes R, Kieser M, Kauczor HU, Büchler MW, Seiler CM.

Insertion of totally implantable venous access devices: an expertise-based, randomized, controlled trial (NCT00600444). Ann Surg. 2011 Jun;253(6):1111-7.

PubMed PMID: 21412146.


Wild B, Herzog W, Wesche D, Niehoff D, Müller B, Hain B.

Development of a group therapy to enhance treatment motivation and decision making in severely obese patients with a comorbid mental disorder. Obes Surg. 2011 May;21(5):588-94. Epub 2009 Dec 1.

PubMed PMID: 19949887


Sommer CM, Kortes N, Mogler C, Bellemann N, Holzschuh M, Arnegger F, Nickel F, Gehrig T, Zelzer S, Meinzer HP, Longerich T, Stampfl U, Kauczor HU, Radeleff BA.

Super-micro-bland particle embolization combined with RF-ablation: Angiographic, macroscopic and microscopic features in porcine kidneys. Eur J Radiol. 2011 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 21458182.


Linke GR, Mieth M, Hofer S, Trierweiler-Hauke B, Weitz J, Martin E, Büchler MW.

Surgical intensive care unit - essential for good outcome in major abdominal surgery? Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2011 Apr;396(4):417-28. Epub 2011 Mar 3.

PubMed PMID: 21369847.


Bruns H, Hillebrand N, Schneider T, Hinz U, Fischer L, Schmidt J, Goldschmidt

AJ, Schemmer P.

LabMELD-based organ allocation increases total costs of liver transplantation: a single-center experience. Clin Transplant. 2011 May 17. doi:10.1111/j.1399-0012.2011.01483.x. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 21585550.


Sommer CM, Arnegger F, Koch V, Pap B, Holzschuh M, Bellemann N, Gehrig T, Senft J, Nickel F, Mogler C, Zelzer S, Meinzer HP, Stampfl U, Kauczor HU, Radeleff BA.

Microwave Ablation of Porcine Kidneys in vivo: Effect of two Different Ablation Modes ("Temperature Control" and "Power Control") on Procedural Outcome. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2011 May 12. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 21562934.


Fischer L, Deckert A, Diener MK, Zimmermann JB, Büchler MW, Seiler CM.

Ranking of patient and surgeons' perspectives for endpoints in randomized controlled trials-lessons learned from the POVATI trial [ISRCTN 60734227]. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2011 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 21559859.


Sommer CM, Kortes N, Zelzer S, Arnegger FU, Stampfl U, Bellemann N, Gehrig T, Nickel F, Kenngott HG, Mogler C, Longerich T, Meinzer HP, Richter GM, Kauczor HU, Radeleff BA.

Renal artery embolization combined with radiofrequency ablation in a porcine kidney model: effect of small and narrowly calibrated microparticles as embolization material on coagulation diameter, volume, and shape. Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol. 2011 Feb;34(1):156-65. Epub 2010 Jun 8.

PubMed PMID: 20532774.


Gehrig T, Fonouni H, Müeller-Stich BP, Golriz M, Abbassi S, Nickel F, Esmaeilzadeh M, Brand K, Rad MT, Hughes KM, Hinz U, Büchler MW, Gutt CN, Mehrabi A.

Comparison of Different Surgical Techniques in Distal Pancreatectomy: An Experimental Study in a Porcine Model. Surg Innov. 2011 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print]

PubMed PMID: 21307018.


Fischer L, Seiler CM, Broelsch CE, de Hemptinne B, Klempnauer J, Mischinger HJ, Gassel HJ, Rokkjaer M, Schauer R, Larsen PN, Tetens V, Büchler MW.

Hemostatic efficacy of TachoSil in liver resection compared with argon beam coagulator treatment: an open, randomized, prospective, multicenter, parallel-group trial. Surgery. 2011 Jan;149(1):48-55. Epub 2010 Apr 10.

PubMed PMID: 20385397.



Gehrig T, Müller-Stich BP, Kenngott H, Fischer L, Mehrabi A, Büchler MW, Gutt


LigaSure versus conventional dissection technique in pancreatoduodenectomy: a

pilot study. Am J Surg. 2011 Feb;201(2):166-70.

PubMed PMID: 20864081.


Beermann J, Tetzlaff R, Bruckner T, Schöebinger M, Müller-Stich BP, Gutt CN,

Meinzer HP, Kadmon M, Fischer L. Three-dimensional visualisation improves

understanding of surgical liver anatomy. Med Educ. 2010 Sep;44(9):936-40.

PubMed PMID: 20716104.


Sommer CM, Schwarzwaelder CB, Bellemann N, Stampfl U, Stiller W, Schindera ST, Omri W, Nickel F, Gehrig T, Kenngott HG, Richter GM, Meinzer HP, Kauczor HU, Radeleff BA.

Effect of intravenous morphine comedication on bile duct visualization, diameter and volume applying intravenous CT cholangiography in a porcine liver model. Eur Surg Res. 2010;45(1):26-33. Epub 2010 Aug 18.

PubMed PMID: 20720430.


Sommer CM, Schwarzwaelder CB, Ramsauer S, Stampfl U, Stiller W, Nickel F, Omri W, Kenngott HG, Gehrig T, Meinzer HP, Kauczor HU, Radeleff BA.

Intravenous 64-multi-detector row CT-cholangiography of porcine livers: a feasibility study with definition of the temporal window for optimal bile duct delineation. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci. 2010 Sep;17(5):666-72. Epub 2010 Mar 2.

PubMed PMID: 20703845.


Fischer L, Bruckner T, Müller-Stich BP, Höer J, Knaebel HP, Büchler MW, Seiler


Variability of surgical knot tying techniques: do we need to standardize?

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2010 Apr;395(4):445-50. Epub 2009 Dec 16.

PubMed PMID: 20013291.



Binţinţan VV, Mehrabi A, Fonouni H, Esmaeilzadeh M, Müller-Stich BP, Funariu

G, Ciuce C, Gutt CN.

Feasibility of a high intrathoracic esophagogastric anastomosis without thoracic access after laparoscopic-assisted transhiatal

esophagectomy: a pilot experimental study. Surg Innov. 2009 Sep;16(3):228-36.

Epub 2009 Aug 27.

PubMed PMID: 19717391.


Müller-Stich BP, Mehrabi A, Kenngott HG, Fonouni H, Reiter MA, Kuttymoratov G, Nickel F, Linke GR, Wolf I, Köninger J, Gutt CN.

Is a circular polypropylene mesh appropriate for application at the esophageal hiatus? Results from an experimental study in a porcine model. Surg Endosc. 2009 Jun;23(6):1372-8. Epub 2008 Oct 15.

PubMed PMID: 18855052.


Fischer L, Tetzlaff R, Schöbinger M, Radeleff B, Bruckner T, Meinzer HP, Büchler MW, Schemmer P.

How many CT detector rows are necessary to perform adequate three dimensional visualization? Eur J Radiol. 2010 Jun;74(3):e144-8. Epub 2009 Jun 25.

PubMed PMID: 19559549.


Fischer L, Bruckner T, Diener MK, Kadmon M, Wente MN, Sauerland S, Seiler CM.

Four years of teaching principles in clinical trials--a continuous evaluation of the postgraduate workshop for surgical investigators at the study center of the German Surgical Society. J Surg Educ. 2009 Jan-Feb;66(1):15-9.

PubMed PMID: 19215892.


Müller-Stich BP, Köninger J, Müller-Stich BH, Schäfer F, Warschkow R, Mehrabi

A, Gutt CN.

Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty as a method to treat gastroesophageal reflux without fundoplication: single-center experience with 306

consecutive patients. Am J Surg. 2009 Jul;198(1):17-24. Epub 2009 Jan 29.

PubMed PMID: 19178902.


Seitel M, Maier-Hein L, Seitel A, Franz AM, Kenngott H, De Simone R, Wolf I, Meinzer HP.

RepliExplore: coupling physical and virtual anatomy models. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2009 Sep;4(5):417-24. Epub 2009 Jun 3.

PubMed PMID: 20033524.


Müller-Stich BP, Reiter MA, Mehrabi A, Wente MN, Fischer L, Köninger J, Gutt


No relevant difference in quality of life and functional outcome at 12 months' follow-up-a randomised controlled trial comparing robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2009 May;394(3):441-6. Epub 2009 Jan 23.

PubMed PMID: 19165497.


Bergmann F, Breinig M, Höpfner M, Rieker RJ, Fischer L, Köhler C, Esposito I, Kleeff J, Herpel E, Ehemann V, Friess H, Schirmacher P, Kern MA.

Expression pattern and functional relevance of epidermal growth factor receptor and cyclooxygenase-2: novel chemotherapeutic targets in pancreatic endocrine tumors? Am J Gastroenterol. 2009 Jan;104(1):171-81.

PubMed PMID: 19098866.


Gutt CN, Müller-Stich BP, Reiter MA.

Success and complication parameters for laparoscopic surgery: a benchmark for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery. Endoscopy. 2009 Jan;41(1):36-41. Epub 2009 Jan 21. Review.

PubMed PMID: 19160157.


Bergmann F, Ceyhan GO, Rieker RJ, Esposito I, Fischer L, Herpel E, Friess H, Schirmacher P, Kern MA.

Fundamental differences in the neural invasion behavior of pancreatic endocrine tumors: relevance for local recurrence rates? Hum Pathol. 2009 Jan;40(1):50-7. Epub 2008 Sep 11.

PubMed PMID: 18789481.



Maier-Hein L, Tekbas A, Seitel A, Pianka F, Müller SA, Satzl S, Schawo S,

Radeleff B, Tetzlaff R, Franz AM, Müller-Stich BP, Wolf I, Kauczor HU, Schmied

BM, Meinzer HP.

In vivo accuracy assessment of a needle-based navigation system

for CT-guided radiofrequency ablation of the liver. Med Phys. 2008 Dec;35(12):5385-96.

PubMed PMID: 19175098.


Knebel P, Fischer L, Cremonese E, Lopez-Benitez R, Stampfl U, Radeleff B,

Kauczor HU, Büchler MW, Seiler CM.

Protocol of an expertise based randomized btrial comparing surgical Venae Sectio versus radiological puncture of Vena Subclavia for insertion of Totally Implantable Access Port in oncological patients. Trials. 2008 Oct 24;9:60. PubMed PMID: 18950491;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2579421.


Fischer L, Schoebinger M, Neumann JO, Müller S, Meinzer HP, Büchler MW, Schmied BM.

Does preoperative analysis of intrahepatic venous anastomoses improve the surgeon's intraoperative decision making? Pilot data from a case report. Patient Saf Surg. 2008 Aug 21;2:19.

PubMed PMID: 18718022; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2542344.


Fischer L, Baumann P, Hüsing J, Seidlmayer C, Albertsmeier M, Franck A, Luntz S, Seiler CM, Knaebel HP.

A historically controlled, single-arm, multi-centre, prospective trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of MonoMax suture material for abdominal wall closure after primary midline laparotomy. ISSAAC-Trial [NCT005725079]. BMC Surg. 2008 Jul 21;8:12.

PubMed PMID: 18644124; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2492842.


Diener MK, Rahbari NN, Fischer L, Antes G, Büchler MW, Seiler CM.

Duodenum-preserving pancreatic head resection versus pancreatoduodenectomy for surgical treatment of chronic pancreatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Surg. 2008 Jun;247(6):950-61. Review.

PubMed PMID: 18520222.


Thome MA, Ehrlich D, Koesters R, Müller-Stich B, Unglaub F, Hinz U, Büchler

MW, Gutt CN.

The point of conversion in laparoscopic colonic surgery affects the

oncologic outcome in an experimental rat model. Surg Endosc. 2009

Sep;23(9):1988-94. Epub 2008 Jun 5.

PubMed PMID: 18528621.


Müller-Stich BP, Mehrabi A, Kenngott HG, Mood Z, Funouni H, Reiter MA, Linke

GR, Hinz U, Gutt CN, Köninger J.

Improved reflux monitoring in the acute gastroesophageal reflux porcine model using esophageal multichannel intraluminal impedance measurement. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Aug;12(8):1351-8. Epub 2008 May 23.

PubMed PMID: 18498016.


Maier-Hein L, Müller SA, Pianka F, Wörz S, Müller-Stich BP, Seitel A, Rohr K,

Meinzer HP, Schmied BM, Wolf I.

Respiratory motion compensation for CT-guided interventions in the liver. Comput Aided Surg. 2008 May;13(3):125-38.

PubMed PMID: 18432412.


Fischer L, Knebel P, Schröder S, Bruckner T, Diener MK, Hennes R, Buhl K, Schmied B, Seiler CM.

Reasons for explantation of totally implantable access ports: a multivariate analysis of 385 consecutive patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Apr;15(4):1124-9. Epub 2008 Jan 23.

PubMed PMID: 18214621.


Müller-Stich BP, Linke GR, Borovicka J, Marra F, Warschkow R, Lange J, Mehrabi A, Köninger J, Gutt CN, Zerz A.

Laparoscopic mesh-augmented hiatoplasty as a treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and hiatal hernias-preliminary clinical and functional results of a prospective case series. Am J Surg. 2008 Jun;195(6):749-56. Epub 2008 Mar 26.

PubMed PMID: 18353273.


Köninger J, Wente MN, Müller-Stich BP, di Mola FF, Gutt CN, Hinz U, Müller

MW, Friess H, Büchler MW.

R2 resection in pancreatic cancer--does it make sense? Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2008 Nov;393(6):929-34. Epub 2008 Feb 29.

PubMed PMID: 18309512.


Eisold S, Mehrabi A, Konstantinidis L, Mieth M, Hinz U, Kashfi A, Fonouni H, Müller-Stich BP, Gebhard MM, Schmidt J, Büchler MW, Gutt CN.

Experimental study of cardiorespiratory and stress factors in esophageal surgery using robot-assisted thoracoscopic or open thoracic approach. Arch Surg. 2008 Feb;143(2):156-63.

PubMed PMID: 18283140.


Rahbari NN, Diener MK, Fischer L, Wente MN, Kienle P, Büchler MW, Seiler CM.

A concept for trial institutions focussing on randomised controlled trials insurgery. Trials. 2008 Jan 24;9:3.

PubMed PMID: 18218081; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2259294.


Kenngott HG, Muller-Stich BP, Reiter MA, Rassweiler J, Gutt CN.

Robotic suturing: technique and benefit in advanced laparoscopic surgery. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2008;17(3):160-7. Review.

PubMed PMID: 18609002.



Kenngott HG, Neuhaus J, Müller-Stich BP, Wolf I, Vetter M, Meinzer HP, Köninger J, Büchler MW, Gutt CN.

Development of a navigation system for minimally invasive esophagectomy. Surg Endosc. 2008 Aug;22(8):1858-65. Epub 2007 Dec 20.

PubMed PMID: 18157716.


Müller-Stich BP, Reiter MA, Wente MN, Bintintan VV, Köninger J, Büchler MW,

Gutt CN.

Robot-assisted versus conventional laparoscopic fundoplication: short-term outcome of a pilot randomized controlled trial. Surg Endosc. 2007 Oct;21(10):1800-5. Epub 2007 Mar 13.

PubMed PMID: 17353978.


Gutt CN, Brinkmann L, Mehrabi A, Fonouni H, Müller-Stich BP, Vetter G, Stein JM, Schemmer P, Büchler MW.

Dietary omega-3-polyunsaturated fatty acids prevent the development of metastases of colon carcinoma in rat liver. Eur J Nutr. 2007 Aug;46(5):279-85. Epub 2007 Jun 25.

PubMed PMID: 17593466.


Köninger J, Müller-Stich BP, Autschbach F, Kienle P, Weitz J, Büchler MW, Gutt CN.

Endoscopic posterior mesorectal resection as an option to combine local treatment of early stage rectal cancer with partial mesorectal lymphadenectomy. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2007 Sep;392(5):567-71. Epub 2007 Jul 18.

PubMed PMID: 17636321.



Muller-Stich BP, Choudhry A, Vetter G, Antolovic D, Mehrabi A, Köninger J, Weitz J, Büchler MW, Gutt CN.

Preoperative bowel preparation: surgical standard or past? Dig Surg. 2006;23(5-6):375-80. Epub 2006 Dec 12. Review.

PubMed PMID: 17164584.


Gutt CN, Bintintan VV, Köninger J, Müller-Stich BP, Reiter M, Büchler MW.

Robotic-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2006a Aug;391(4):428-34. Epub 2006 Jun 22.

PubMed PMID: 16791636



Fischer L, Thorn M, Neumann JO, Schöbinger M, Heimann T, Grenacher L, Meinzer HP, Friess H, Büchler MW.

The segments of the hepatic veins-is there a spatial correlation to the Couinaud liver segments? Eur J Radiol. 2005 Feb;53(2):245-55.

PubMed PMID: 15664288.



Karle C, Gehrig T, Wodopia R, Höschele S, Kreye VA, Katus HA, Bärtsch P, Mairbäurl H.

Hypoxia-induced inhibition of whole cell membrane currents and ion transport of A549 cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2004 Jun;286(6):L1154-60. Epub 2004 Jan 16. Erratum in: Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2004 Oct;31(4):L890.

PubMed PMID: 14729515.



Li J, Kleeff J, Guo J, Fischer L, Giese N, Büchler MW, Friess H.

Effects of STI571 (gleevec) on pancreatic cancer cell growth. Mol Cancer. 2003 Sep 17;2:32.

PubMed PMID: 14521721; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC212230.


Hoffend J, Linke G, Mohammed A, Tiefenbacher CP, Eisenhut M, Haberkorn U.

99mTcO(BAT-NI), a novel nitroimidazole tracer: in vivo uptake studies in ischaemic myocardium. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2003 Apr;30(4):494-501. Epub 2003 Feb 7.

PubMed PMID: 1257497



Fischer L, Cardenas C, Thorn M, Benner A, Grenacher L, Vetter M, Lehnert T, Klar E, Meinzer HP, Lamadé W.

Limits of Couinaud's liver segment classification: a quantitative computer-based three-dimensional analysis. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2002 Nov-Dec;26(6):962-7.

PubMed PMID: 12488744.


Esposito I, Kleeff J, Bischoff SC, Fischer L, Collecchi P, Iorio M, Bevilacqua G, Büchler MW, Friess H.

The stem cell factor-c-kit system and mast cells in human pancreatic cancer. Lab Invest. 2002 Nov;82(11):1481-92.

PubMedPMID: 12429808.