Viszeral- und

Wir beteiligen uns aktiv an der Weiterentwicklung der Medizin, insbesondere im Bereich der Viszeral- und Thoraxchirurgie. In diesem Zusammenhang bearbeiten wir in Forschungsgruppen diverse Projekte. Besonders wichtig sind uns eigene klinische Studien sowie die Beteiligung an nationalen und internationalen Projekten.

Aktuelle Projekte


  • 2017
    • Single-Incision and Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery in Switzerland.
      Steinemann DC, Zerz A, Adamina M, Brunner W, Keerl A, Nocito A, Scheiwiller A, Spalinger R, Vorburger SA, Lamm SH.
      World J Surg. 2017 Feb;41(2):449–456
    • Assessing the Value of Prehabilitation in Patients Undergoing Colorectal Surgery According to the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Pathway for the Improvement of Postoperative Outcomes: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.
      Merki-Künzli C, Kerstan-Huber M, Switalla D, Gisi D, Raptis DA, Greco N, Mungo G, Wirz M, Gloor S, Misirlic M, Breitenstein S, Tschuor C.
      JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Oct 27;6(10):e199
    • Treatment strategies and outcome of surgery for synchronous colorectal liver metastases.
      Reding D, Pestalozzi BC, Breitenstein S, Stupp R, Clavien PA, Slankamenac K, Samaras P.
      Swiss Med Wkly. 2017 Sep 5;147:w14486
    • Resectable adenocarcinoma developing in the remnant pancreas 7 years after partial pancreatoduodenectomy for invasive ductal adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: a case report.
      Frei L, Stieger R, Bayerl C, Breitenstein S, Staerkle RF.
      J Med Case Rep. 2017 Jul 17;11(1):194
    • Acute Abdomen: A Rare Case of Ruptured Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
      Gloor S, Jensen KO, Breitenstein S, Binkert CA, Angst E, Hetzer FH.
      Case RepGastroenterol. 2017 Mar 21;11(1):155–161
    • St. Gallen Colorectal Consensus Expert Group. St. Gallen consensus on safe implementation of transanal total mesorectal excision.
      Adamina M, Buchs NC, Penna M, Hompes R
      Surg Endosc. 2017 Dec 12.
    • Prognostic Factors for Enteroatmospheric Fistula in Open Abdomen Treated with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: a Multicentre Experience.
      Giudicelli G, Rossetti A, Scarpa C, Buchs NC, Hompes R, Guy RJ, Ukegjini K, Morel P, Ris F, Adamina M.
      J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Aug;21(8): 1328–1334
    • ECCO. 3rd European Evidence-based Consensus on the Diagnosis and Management of Crohn’s Disease 2016; Part 2: Surgical Management and Special Situations.
      Gionchetti P, Dignass A, Danese S, Magro Dias FJ, Rogler G, Lakatos PL, Adamina M, Ardizzone S, Buskens CJ, Sebastian S, Laureti S, Sampietro GM, Vucelic B, van der Woude CJ, Barreiro-de Acosta M, Maaser C, Portela F, Vavricka SR, Gomollón F
      J Crohns Colitis. 2017 Feb;11(2):135–149
    • Robot-assisted single-site compared with laparoscopic single-incision cholecystectomy for benign gallbladder disease: protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
      Grochola LF, Soll C, Zehnder A, Wyss R, Herzog P, Breitenstein S.
      BMC Surg. 2017 Feb 9;17(1):13
    • A Rare Differential Diagnosis of an Adrenal Mass: A Case Report.
      Seidel AK, Pless M, Michel C, Soll C, Hochuli C, Gubler J.
      Case Rep Oncol. 2017 Nov 6;10(3):981–986
    • Chronic pain and quality of life after inguinal hernia repair using the COMI-hernia score.
      Staerkle RF, Vuille-Dit-Bille RN, Fink L, Soll C, Villiger P.
      Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2017 Jun 13
    • International Surgical Outcomes Study (ISOS) group. Critical care admission following elective surgery was not associated with survival benefit: prospective analysis of data from 27 countries.
      Kahan BC, Koulenti D, Arvaniti K, Beavis V, Campbell D, Chan M, Moreno R, Pearse RM
      Intensive Care Med. 2017 Jul;43(7):971–979
    • Should nurses be allowed to perform the pre-operative surgical site marking instead of surgeons? A prospective feasibility study at a Swiss primary care teaching hospital.
      Schäfli-Thurnherr J, Biegger A, Soll C, Melcher GA
      Patient Saf Surg. 2017 Apr 4;11:9
    • Hypertrophy and Liver Function in ALPPS: Correlation with Morbidity and Mortality.
      Kang D, Schadde E.
      Visc Med. 2017 Dec;33(6):426–433
    • ALPPS Registry Group. ALPPS as a salvage procedure after insufficient future liver remnant hypertrophy following portal vein occlusion.
      Enne M, Schadde E, Björnsson B, Hernandez, Alejandro R, Steinbruck K, Viana E, Robles Campos R, Malago M, Clavien PA, De Santibanes E, Gayet B
      HPB (Oxford). 2017 Dec;19(12):1126–1129
    • Rat Model of the Associating Liver Partition and Portal Vein Ligation for Staged Hepatectomy (ALPPS) Procedure.
      Schadde E, Hertl M, Breitenstein S, Beck-Schimmer B, Schläpfer M
      J Vis Exp. 2017 Aug 14;(126)
    • Hepatobiliary scintigraphy to evaluate liver function in associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy: Liver volume overestimates liver function.
      Olthof PB, Tomassini F, Huespe PE, Truant S, Pruvot FR, Troisi RI, Castro C, Schadde E, Axelsson R, Sparrelid E, Bennink RJ, Adam R, van Gulik TM, de Santibanes E
      Surgery. 2017 Oct;162(4):775–783
  • 2016
    • Transition from open to laparoscopic ALPPS for patients with very small FLR: the initial experience. 
      Machado MA, Makdissi FF, Surjan RC, Basseres T, Dr. med. Erik Schadde
      HPB (Oxford). 2017 Jan;19(1):59–66
    • Complicated acute appendicitis presenting as a rapidly progressive soft tissue infection of the abdominal wall: a case report.
      Beerle C, Dr. med. Hans Gelpke, Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein, Dr. med. Ralph Stärkle 
      J Med Case Rep. 2016 Dec 1;10(1):331
    • MR-FLIP: A new method that combines FLIP with anatomical information for the spatial compliance assessment of the anal sphincter muscles.
      Brusa T, Abler D, Tutuian R, Studer P, Fattorini E, Dr. med. Christian Gingert, Heverhagen JT, Brugger LE, Buchler P.
      Colorectal Dis. 2016 Dec 20 [Epub ahead of print]
    • Long-term results of endoscopic balloon dilation for treatment of colorectal anastomotic stenosis.
      Biraima M, Prof. Dr. med. Michel Adamina, Jost R, Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein, Dr. med. Christopher Soll 
      Surg Endosc. 2016 Oct;30(10):4432–4437
    • Appendiceal stump closure using polymeric clips reduces intra-abdominal abscesses.
      Dr. med. Christopher Soll, Dr. med. Roland Wyss, Dr. med. Hans Gelpke, Raptis DA, Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein
      Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2016 Aug;401(5):661–666
    • Hypoxia of the growing liver accelerates regeneration.
      Dr. med. Erik Schadde, Tsatsaris C, Swiderska-Syn M, Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein, Urner M, Schimmer R, Booy C, Zgraggen BR, Wenger RH, Spahn DR, Hertl M, Knechtle S, Diehl AM, Schlapfer M, Beck-Schimmer B.
      Surgery. 2016 Jul 16 [Epub ahead of print].
    • Mortality of emergency abdominal surgery in high-, middle- and low-income countries.
      GlobalSurg Collaborative.
      Br J Surg. 2016 Jul;103(8):971–988.
    • Glomus tumour of the stomach.
      Dr. med. Rebekka Troller, Dr. med. Christopher Soll, Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein
      BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Jun 24.
    • The many faces of ALPPS: surgical indications and techniques among surgeons collaborating in the international registry.
      Buac S, Dr. med. Erik Schadde, Schnitzbauer AA,Vogt K, Hernandez-Alejandro R.
      HPB (Oxford). 2016 May;18(5):442–448
    • Importance of primary indication and liver function between stages: results of a multicenter Italian audit of ALPPS 2012–2014
      Serenari M, Zanello M, Dr. med. Erik Schadde, Toschi E, Ratti F, Gringeri E, Masetti M, Cillo U, Aldrighetti L, Jovine E; ALPPS Italian Registry Group.
      HPB (Oxford). 2016 May;18(5):419–427.
    • The laparoscopic Glissonian approach is safe and efficient when compared with standard laparoscopic liver esection: Results of an observational study over 7 years.
      Machado MA, Surjan RC, Basseres T, Dr. med. Erik Schadde, Costa FP, Makdissi FF.
      2016 Sep;160(3):643–651.
    • ALPPS:Innovation for innovation‘s sake.
      Belghiti J, Dokmak S, Dr. med. Erik Schadde
      Surgery. 2016 May;159(5):1287–1288.
    • CD44 SNPrs187115: A Novel Biomarker Signature that Predicts Survival in Resectable Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.
      Stracquadanio G, Vrugt B, Flury R, Schraml P, Wurl P, Muller TH, Knippschild U, Henne-Bruns D, Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein, Clavien PA, Graf R, Bond GL, Grochola LF.
      Clin Cancer Res. 2016: Dec 15;22(24):6069–6077.
    • Spontaneous rupture of an intrahepatic aneurysm of the right hepatic artery caused by segmental arterial mediolysis.
      Beerle C, Dr. med. Christopher Soll, Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein, Dr. med. Felix Grieder
      BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Mar 18
    • Early combined parenteral and enteral nutrition for pancreaticoduodenectomy – Retrospective cohort analysis.
      Probst P, Keller D, Steimer J, Dr. med. Emanuel Gmür, Haller A, Imoberdorf R, Ruhlin M, Dr. med. Hans Gelpke, Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein
      Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2016 Feb 4;6:68–73
    • Five-year Follow-up and Recurrence Rates Following Surgery for Acute and Chronic Pilonidal Disease: A Survey of 421 Cases.
      Fahrni GT, Vuille-Dit-Bille RN, Leu S, Meuli M, Dr. med. Ralph Stärkle, Fink L, Dincler S, Muff BS.
      Wounds. 2016 Jan;28(1):20–26.