Publication list:  Dr Georges Decker

 

1)         Book chapters:

 

Benign Oesophageal Tumours

Georges Decker

in ESTS Textbook of Thoracic Surgery

Volume 2, Chapter 97; pages 643-651

Editor: Jaroslaw Kuzdal, European Society of Toracic Surgeons

Medycyna Praktyczna  1st edition 2015  ISBN 978-83-730-331-6

 

Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication

Philippe Nafteux, Willy Coosemans, Georges Decker, Hans Van Veer, Toni Lerut

in ESTS Textbook of Thoracic Surgery

Volume 2, Chapter 99.4; pages 686-692

Editor: Jaroslaw Kuzdal, European Society of Toracic Surgeons

Medycyna Praktyczna  1st edition 2015  ISBN 978-83-730-331-6

 

Belsey Mark IV Fundoplication

Toni Lerut, Willy Coosemans, Philippe Nafteux, Georges Decker

in ESTS Textbook of Thoracic Surgery

Volume 2, Chapter 99.9; pages 709-715

Editor: Jaroslaw Kuzdal, European Society of Toracic Surgeons

Medycyna Praktyczna  1st edition 2015  ISBN 978-83-730-331-6

 

Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

Philippe Nafteux, Georges Decker, Toni E.M.R. Lerut

In: “Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery: Textbook and Atlas.”

Chapter 34, pages 339-357.

Editors: Rolf Inderbitzi, Ralph Alexander Schmid, Franca M. A. Melfi, Roberto Pasquale Casula. Springer Verlag 31-12-2012; ISBN 978-3-642-11860-9

 

Transthoracic Esophagectomy.

Toni Lerut, Willy Coosemans, Georges Decker, Paul De Leyn, Philippe Nafteux, Dirk Van Raemdonck

in “General Surgery: Principles and International Practice”.

Chapter 46; pages: 497-506.

Editors: Kirby I. Bland, M.W. Büchler, Attila Csendes, O.James Garden, Michael G Sarr, John Wong.  2nd Edition 2009; Springer ISBN 978-1-84628-832-6

 

Infections of the Pleural Cavity

Philippe Nafteux, Willy Coosemans, Georges Decker, Paul De Leyn, Dirk Van Raemdonck

in “General Surgery: Principles and International Practice”.

Chapter 136, Volume 2, pages: 1363-1374

Editors: Kirby I. Bland, M.W. Büchler, Attila Csendes, O.James Garden, Michael G Sarr, John Wong.  2nd Edition 2009;  DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84628-833-3_136

 

Transthoracic Oesophagectomy and Lymphadenectomy.

Chapter 13, pages 95-103

P. Nafteux, H DeCaluwé, W. Coosemans, G Decker, P De Leyn, D Van Raemdonck, T Lerut.

in: Atlas of Procedures in Surgical Oncology with Critical, Evidence-Based Commentary Notes. Editor: Riccardo A. Audisio;  World Scientific Publishing 2010; ISBN: 981-283-293-9

 

Cancer of the Esophagus

Lerut T, Decker G

p. 381-397, Chapter III.15 in:  Moghissi's Essentials of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Editors: K. Moghissi, J.A.C. Thorpe, F. Ciulli

Elsevier Sciences 2003; ISBN 0-444-82975-X

 

The Anatomy of the Esophagus

T. Lerut, W. Coosemans, H. Decaluwé, G. Decker, P. De Leyn, P. Nafteux, D. Van Raemdonck

Chapter 62 in Fisher’s Mastery of Surgery.

6th Edition. Editor: Joseph E. Fisher

Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,  ISBN-10: 1-60831-740-4

 

Ivor Lewis esophagectomy; Chapter 16

Coosemans, Lerut, Nafteux, Decker, De Leyn, Van Raemdonck

In: Adult Chest Surgery.  

Editors: David J Sugarbaker et al.

McGraw&Hill Medical, 2009.  ISBN:  978-0-07-145912-9

 

Other reflux Procedures (Toupet, Dor and Hill), Chapter 32

Nafteux, Lerut, Coosemans, Decker, De Leyn, Van Raemdonck.

In: Adult Chest Surgery.  

Editors: David J Sugarbaker et al.

McGraw&Hill Medical, 2009.  ISBN:  978-0-07-145912-9

 

Pathophysiology and treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum.

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D.

In: Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Volume I; Chapter 27, p. 391-404. Editors: Ch. Yeo et al.    ISBN 14160-2357-7

 

Laparoscopic splenectomy for benign and malignant hematologic diseases.

Millat B, Decker G.

pages 430-435 in

Surgical Treatment. Evidence-Based and Problem-Oriented

Editors: René G. Holzheimer, John A. Mannick

W Zuchschwerdt Verlag 2001; ISBN 3-88603-714-2

 

Increasing the donor pool.

Van Raemdonck D, Verleden GM, Coosemans H, Decaluwé H. Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Lerut T. Eur Resp Mon 2009; 45: 104-127.

European Respiratory Monograph; ISSN 1025-448x.

 

Multidisciplinary Treatment of Advanced Cancer of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction: A European Centre’s Approach.

Lerut T, Moons J, Coosemans W, Decaluwé H, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D.

Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America. 2008;  Vol 17: 485-502.

 

Quality in the surgical treatment of cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.

Lerut T, Nafteux P, Moons J, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D.    p. 211-216, International Society for diseases of the esophagus. Proceedings of the IX World Congress. Editors: Moreno-Gonzalez, Lerut, Duranceau, Watanabe, DeMeester    ISBN 84-96549-30-5, Jarpyo Editors 2006

 

Pathophysiology and treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum.

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D.

p. 25-32, International Society for diseases of the esophagus. Proceedings of the IX World Congress.

Editors: Moreno-Gonzalez, Lerut, Duranceau, Watanabe, DeMeester

ISBN 84-96549-30-5, Jarpyo Editors 2006

 

2)         Journal articles:

 

Isolated local recurrence or solitary solid organ metastasis after esophagectomy for cancer is not the end of the road.   Depypere L, Lerut T, Moons J, Coosemans W, Van Veer H, De Leyn P, Nafteux P.    Dis Esophagus 2017; 30(1): 1-8.    doi: 10.1111/dote.12508

 

Can extracapsular lymph node involvement be a tool to fine-tune pN1 for adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus and gastro-oesophageal junction in the Union Internationale contre le Cancer (UICC) TNM 7th edition? Nafteux P, Lerut T, De Hertogh G, Moons J, Coosemans W, Decker G, Van Veer H, De Leyn P.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Jun;45(6): 1001-10.

 

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery lobectomy at 20 years: a consensus statement.

Tristan D. Yan, Christopher Cao, Thomas A. D'Amico, Todd L. Demmy, Jianxing He, Henrik Hansen, Scott J. Swanson, William S. Walker, Gianluca Casali, Joel Dunning, Michael Shackcloth, Rajesh Shah, Sasha Stamenkovic, Tom Routledge, Edwin Woo, Steve Woolley, Jean Marc Baste, Dominique Gossot, Giancarlo Roviaro, Luciano Solaini, Jesus Loscertales, Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Herbert Decaluwe, Georges Decker, Frederic De Ryck, Youri Sokolow, Jan Wolter Oosterhuis, Jan Siebenga, Thomas Schmid, Johannes Bodner, Henrik Dienemann, Gunda Leschber, Didier Schneiter, Peter Licht, René Horsleben Petersen, Cezary Piwkowski,; Claude Deschamps, John Howington, Mike Liptay, Robert Mckenna, John Mitchell, Bryan Meyers, Bernard Park, Hyun Sung Lee, Yun Li, Zhidong Liu, Nan Wu, Anthony Yim, Weicheng Yu, Tadasu Kohno, Gavin Wright.  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2014; 45 (4): 633-639.

 

Assessing the relationships between health-related quality of life and postoperative length of hospital stay after oesophagectomy for cancer of the oesophagus and the gastro-oesophageal junction.

Nafteux P, Durnez J, Moons J, Coosemans W, Decker G, Lerut T, Van Veer H, De Leyn P.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013; 44(3): 525-33; discussion 533.

 

Minimally invasive esophagectomy: a valuable alternative to open oesophagectomy for the treatment of early oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal junction carcinoma.

Nafteux P, Moons J, Coosemans W, Decaluwé H, Decker G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D, Lerut T.  Eur J Cardiothor Surg 2011; 40: 1455-1465.

 

Minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer.

Decker G, Coosemans W, De Leyn P, Decaluwé H, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D, Lerut T.

Eur J Cardiothor Surg 2009 Jan;35(1):13-20; discussion 20-1.

 

Quality indicators of surgery for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.

Lerut T, Decker G, Coosemans W, De Leyn P, Decaluwé H, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D.  Recent Results Cancer Res. 2010;182:127-42.

 

Chirurgische behandeling van vroegtijdig ontaarde Barrettslokdarm.

Nafteux P, Moons J, Coosemans W, Decaluwé H, Decker G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D, Lerut T. Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde 01/2011;  67(19):  927 - 932.

 

Multimodality Treatment for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: A single Centre Phase II Study.

Nafteux P, Lievens Y, Nackaerts K, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D, Moons J, Lerut T. Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery 2007; 6 (Supplement 2): S181-S217.

 

Cervical Videomediastinoscopy

Lerut T, De Leyn P, Coosemans W, Decaluwé H, Decker G, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D.   Thorac Surg Clin. 2010 May;20(2):195-206.

 

Postoperative Complications After Transthoracic Esophagectomy for Cancer of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction Are Correlated With Early Cancer Recurrence: Role of Systematic Grading of Complications Using the Modified Clavien Classification.

Lerut T, Moons J, Coosemans W, Van Raemdonck D, De Leyn P, Decaluwé H,  Decker G, Nafteux P.  Annals of Surgery 2009 Nov; 250(5): 798-807.

 

Lung donor selection and management.

Van Raemdonck D, Neyrinck A, Verleden GM, Dupont L, Coosemans W, Decaluwé H, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Lerut T. Proc Am Thor Soc; 2009 Jan 15;6(1):28-38

 

Survival after trimodality treatment for superior sulcus and central T4 non-small cell lung cancer.

De Leyn P, Vansteenkiste J, Lievens Y, Van Raemdonck D, Nafteux P, Decker G, Coosemans W, Decaluwé H, Moons J, Lerut T. J Thor Oncol 2009 Jan;4(1):62-8.

 

Laparoscopic splenectomy: the clinical practice guidelines of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES).

Habermalz B, Sauerland S, Decker G, Delaitre B, Gigot JF, Leandros E, Lechner K, Rhodes M, Silecchia G, Szold A, Targarona E, Torelli P, Neugebauer E. Surg Endosc 2008; 22 :821-48.

 

Outcome after esophagectomy for cancer of the esophagus and GEJ in patients aged over 75 years.

Internullo E, Moons J, Nafteux P, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D, Lerut T. Eur J Cardiothor Surg 2008 Jun;33(6):1096-104.

 

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in infants and children: analysis of 106 consecutive patients with special emphasis in neurologically impaired vs. neurologically normal patients.

Mathei J, Coosemans W, Nafteux P, Decker G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D, Hoffman I, Deboeck C, Proesmans M, Lerut T.  Surg Endosc 2008 Apr;22(4):1054-9.

 

Bilateral lobar lung transplantation-the first two cases in Belgium.

Stamenkovic S, van Raemdonck S, Verleden G, Dupont L, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Lerut T. Acta Chir Belgica 2007; 107: 201-204.

 

Diagnosis and therapy in advanced cancer of the esophagus and the gastroesophageal junction.

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Moons J, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D.

Curr Opinion Gastroenterol 2006; 22: 437-441

 

Prospective comparative study of integrated positron emission tomography-computed tomography scan compared with remediastinoscopy in the assessment of residual mediastinal lymph node disease after induction chemotherapy for mediastinoscopy-proven stage IIIA-N2 Non-small-cell lung cancer: a Leuven Lung Cancer Group Study.

De Leyn P, Stroobants S, De Wever W, Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, Nafteux P, van Raemdonck D,Mortelmans L, Nackaerts K, Vansteenkiste J.

Journal of Clinical Oncology 2006 Jul 20; 24(21): 3333-9

 

Inductietherapie voor lokaal gevorderd niet-kleincellig bronchuscarcinoom: Ervaring van de Leuven Lung Cancer Group. De Leyn P, Vansteenkiste J, Nackaerts K, Lorent N, Lievens Y, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D, Coosemans W, Decker G, Lerut T.

Tijdschr voor Geneeskunde 2006; 62; 509-515

 

Chirurgische resectie van het Slokdarmleiomyoom.

Meekers F, Nafteux P, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Vanraemdonck D, Lerut T.

Tijdschr voor Geneeskunde 2006; 62; 1724-1732

 

Longtransplantaties in de U.Z. Leuven.

Deel I. Ervaring met 260 (hart-)longtransplantaties.

Van Raemdonck D, Verleden GM, Dupont L, Delcroix M, Daenen W, Vanhaecke J, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Lerut T en de Leuvense Longtransplantatiegroep.  Tijdschr voor Geneeskunde 2006; 62; 516-523

 

Longtransplantaties in de U.Z. Leuven.

Deel II Experimenteel Programma: Een zoektocht naar alternatieve longdonoren.

Van Raemdonck D, Rega F, Neyrinck A, Van de Wauwer C, Geudens N, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Verleden GM, Lerut T. 

Tijdschr voor Geneeskunde 2006; 62; 524-531

 

Surgical aspects of (cardio) pulmonary transplantation.

Rev Mal Respir. 2005 Nov;22(5):785-795.

Van Raemdonck D, Klepetko W, Verleden GM, Daenen W, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Lerut T.

 

Surgical techniques.

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Moons J, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D.

J  Surg Oncol 2005; Dec; 92(3):218-29.

 

Quality in the surgical treatment of cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.

Lerut T, Nafteux P, Moons J, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D.

Eur J Surg Oncol 2005; 31: 587-594

 

The pre-operative assessment of bronchial carcinoma. The surgeon's viewpoint.

Decker G, De Leyn P.   Rev Mal Respir. 2005 Sep;22 (4):635-650

 

Surgical treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

De Leyn P, Decker G.   Rev Mal Respir 2004; 21: 971-982

 

Lancement de la nouvelle série « Considérations chirurgicales à l'attention du pneumologue.

Ninane Vincent, Decker Georges.  Rev Mal Respir 2004; 21 (2): 367-368

 

Three-field Lymphadenectomy for Carcinoma of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction in 174 R0 resections: Impact on Staging, Disease-Free Survival and Outcome: A Plea for Adaptation of TNM Classification in Upper-half Esophageal Carcinoma.

Lerut T, Nafteux P, Moons J, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Van Raemdonck D, Ectors N.  Annals of Surgery 2004; 240 (6): 962-974

 

 ‘Extended surgery for cancer of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction.’

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Moons J, Nafteux P Van Raemdonck D.

J Surg Res 2004; 117: 58-63

 

“Sleeve”-lobectomie als alternatief vor pneumonectomie bij de heelkundige behandeling van het niet-kleincellige bronchuscarcinoom.

De Leyn P, Rots W, Deneffe G, Vansteenkiste J, Nafteux P, Coosemans W, Van Raemdonck D, Decker G, Lerut T. Tijdschr voor Geneeskunde 2004; 60: 1373-1381.

 

‘De divertikel van Zenker’

Lerut T, Ceulemans P, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D, Dejaeger E. Tijdschr voor Geneeskunde 2005; 61 (6), 464-476

 

Early detection of synchronous thyroid carcinoma and malignant melanoma by fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography.

Snen M, Decker G, Lasar Y, Pilloy W, Berchem G.

Bull Soc Sci Méd Lux 2003;2: 111-115

 

Extracapsular lymph node involvement is a negative prognostic factor for adenocarcinoma of the distal oesophagus and gastro-esophageal junction.

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Ectors N, Fieuws S, Moons J, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D, Leuven Collaborative workgroup for esophageal carcinoma. J Thor Cardiovasc Surg 2003; 126 (4); 1121-8

 

Sleeve lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer.

De Leyn P, Rots W, Deneffe G, Nafteux P, Coosemans W, Van Raemdonck D, Decker G, Lerut T. Acta Chir Belg 2003;103 (6): 570-6

 

One hundred laparoscopic choledochotomies with primary closure for the treatment of common bile duct stones.

Decker G, Drouard F, Berthou JC, Millat B, Rodier JG, Borie F, Guillon F, Deleuze A, Atger J, de Saxe B, Fingerhut A

Surgical Endoscopy 2003, 17: 12-8 

Comments in : J Chir 2003, 4 : 244-24. Revue de presse. Dousset B, de Mestier Ph, Vons C. 

 

Quality of Life after laparoscopic Heller myotomy and partial posterior fundoplication.

Decker G, Borie F, Guillon F, Fingerhut A, Millat B.

Annals of Surgery 2002; 236: 750-758

 

Surgical treatment of diverticula of the esophageal body.

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D

Osp Ital Chir 2002; 8:57-62

 

Anastomotic complications after esophagectomy.

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck D.

Dig Surg 2002; 19: 92-98

 

Le syndrome du compartiment abdominal.

Decker G.

Journal de Chirurgie 2001; 138: 270-276

 

Imaging of cholelithiasis: What does the surgeon need?

Millat B, Decker G, Fingerhut A.

Abdominal Imaging 2001; 26 (1): 3-6

 

Cancer of the esophagus and gastro-esophageal junction: potentially curative therapies.

Lerut T, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Nafteux P, Van Raemdonck  D.

Surgical Oncology 2001; 10 (3): 113-22

 

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis in geriatric patients.

Decker G, Goergen M, Phillippart P, Mendes da Costa P.

Acta Chirurgica Belgica 2001; 101: 294-299

 

Histopathologic Validation of Lymph Node Staging with FDG-PET Scan in Cancer of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction. A prospective study based on Primary Surgery with extensive Lymphadenectomy.

Lerut T, Flamen P, Ectors N, Van Cutsem E, Peeters M, Hiele M, De Wever W, Coosemans W, Decker G, De Leyn P, Deneffe G, Van Raemdonck D, Mortelmans L.

Annals of Surgery 2000, Vol. 232: 743-752

 

Treatment of choledocholithiasis: therapeutic ERCP versus peroperative extraction during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Millat B, Borie F, Decker G,  Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2000, 63 (3); 301-303

 

Esophageal cancer.

Lerut T, Decker G

Current opinion in Gastroenterology 1999, Vol. 15: 364-369

 

The treatment of esophageal carcinoma.

Lerut T, Van Raemdonck D, Coosemans W, DeLeyn P, Deneffe G, Decker G

Chest 1999 Dec; 116 (6 suppl.): 463S-465S

 

Is there a role for radical esophagectomy?

Lerut T, Coosemans W, De Leyn P, Decker G, Deneffe G, Van Raemdonck D

European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 16 (Suppl. 1), 1999; S44-S47

 

Laparoscopic Splenectomy for Benign and Malignant Hematological Diseases: 35 Consecutive Cases.

Decker G, Millat B, Guillon F, Atger J, Linon M.

World Journal of Surgery 1998, vol. 22, 65-72

 

Subscapular Elastofibroma.

de Fontaine S, Decker G, Goldschmidt D.

European Journal of Plastic Surgery, 1996; 19: 39-41

 

Anomalous blood supply to the serratus anterior muscle flap.

de Fontaine S, Decker G, Goldschmidt D.

British Journal of Plastic Surgery.1994 Oct.; 47(7): 505-6

 

3)         Online publications:

 

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.

Philippe Nafteux, Willy Coosemans, Paul De Leyn, Dirk Van Raemdonck, Herbert Decaluwé, Georges Decker, Toni Lerut

Multimedia Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery 01/2008; 2008 (1205): mmcts.2007.002931.

 

Réinterventions pour échecs des fundoplicatures: quelles causes? Quelles méthodes? Quels résultats? Georges Decker 

Journées Francophones de Pathologie Digestive 29ème Edition – Paris 2005  http://www.snfge.org/01-Bibliotheque/0B-Conferences-Flash/2005/313/indexConf.asp

 

 

4) Participation in publications without authorship (multinational trials / collaborative studies):

Waist circumference and waist/hip ratio are better predictive risk factors for mortality and morbidity after colorectal surgery than body mass index and body surface area.

Kartheuser AH, Leonard DF, Penninckx F, Paterson HM, Brandt D, Remue C, Bugli C, Dozois E, Mortensen N, Ris F, Tiret E; Waist Circumference Study Group. 

Ann Surg. 2013; 258(5): 722-30.

Collaborators: Abbes Orabi N, Achkasov S, Aleshin D, Ambrosetti P, Baulieux J, Brandt D, Bretagnol F, Chamlou R, Coimbra C, Cotte E, Decker G, D'Hoore A, Droissart R, Dozois E, Etienne J, Etienne JC, Faucheron JL, Michallon A, Frileux P, Glehen O, Jehaes C, Kartheuser AH, Kayser J, Konrad B, Krivokapic Z, Laurent Ch, Lehur PA, Leonard D, Loriau J, Mabrut JY, Majerus B, Matthiessen P, Meurette G, Michot F, Monami B, Mortensen N, Navez B, Panis Y, Paterson H, Penninckx F, Pfeifer J, Pierard F, Pocard M, Remue C, Ris F, Rouanet P, Rulli F, Rullier E, Saey JP, Shelygin YA, Soravia C, Stainier L, Tinton N, Tiret E, Parc Y. 

Surgical management of acute cholecystitis: results of a 2-year prospective multicenter survey in Belgium.

Navez B, Ungureanu F, Michiels M, Claeys D, Muysoms F, Hubert C, Vanderveken M, Detry O, Detroz B, Closset J, Devos B, Kint M, Navez J, Zech F, Gigot JF; Belgian Group for Endoscopic Surgery (BGES) and the Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Section (HBPS) of the Royal Belgian Society of Surgery.  Surg Endosc. 2012; 26(9):2436-45

 

The European Thoracic Surgery Database project: modelling the risk of in-hospital death following lung resection.

Berrisford R, Brunelli A, Rocco G, Treasure T, Utley M; Audit and guidelines committee of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons; European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgeons. 

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2005 Aug;28(2):306-11

 

Randomized clinical trial of postoperative fondaparinux versus perioperative dalteparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism in high-risk abdominal surgery.

Agnelli G, Bergqvist D, Cohen AT, Gallus AS, Gent M; PEGASUS investigators.

Br J Surg 2005 Oct;92(10):1212-20.

ChEST (study B9E-MC-S132©): Randomized phase III trial of surgery alone or surgery plus preoperative gemcitabine-cisplatine in clinical early stages non-small cell lung cancer (Lilly Oncology. unpublished)