Auswahl / Original Work

  1. Swedish adjustable gastric band (SAGB)-distal gastric bypass: a new variant of an old technique in the treatment of superobesity and failed band restriction.

    R. Steffen, F. Horber , P. Hauri. Obes Surg 1999;9:171-6.

  2. Treatment of morbid obesity with the Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band (SAGB): Complication rate during a 12-month follow-up period.

    Ph. Hauri, R. Steffen, Th. Ricklin, H. J. Riedtmann, P. Sendi, F.F. Horber. Surgery 2000;127:484-8.

  3. Conservative management of intragastric migration of a Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band: 4 cases of endoscopic retrieval.

    R. Baldinger, R. Muench, R. Steffen, Th.P. Ricklin, H. J. Riedtmann, F.F. Horber.

  4. Gastrointest Endosc

    2001; 53:98-101.

  5. Diät und Medikamente in der Behandlung der Adipositas.

    N. Potoczna, R. Steffen, Th. Ricklin, G. Piec, F.F. Horber.
    Aktuelle Medizin 2001;14:7-9.

  6. Aktuelle Entwicklungen in der Übergewichtschirurgie.

    R. Steffen, G. Piec, F.F. Horber.
    Aktuelle Medizin 2001; 14:10-2.

  7. Salvage of Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band (SAGB) after explantation of an infected port.

    R. Baldinger, R. Steffen, Th. P. Ricklin, F.F. Horber.
    Surgery 2002;131:350-1.

  8. Laparascopic adjustable gastric banding with duodenal switch.

    M. Gagner, R. Steffen, L. Biertho, F. Horber.
    Obes Surg 2003;13:444-9.

  9. Laparascopic Adjustable gastric banding: a five-year prospective study.

    R. Steffen, L. Biertho, Th. Ricklin, G. Piec, F.F. Horber.
    Obes Surg 2003;13:404-11.

  10. Effect of intermediate term weight loss on serum leptin levels and body composition. D. Infanger, R. Baldinger,

    R. Branson, Th. Barbier, R. Steffen, F.F. Horber.
    Obes Surg 2003;13:879-88.

  11. Laparoscopic gastric bypass versus laparascopic adjustable gastric banding: a comparative study of 1200 cases.

    L. Biertho, R. Steffen, T. Ricklin, F.F. Horber, A. Pomp, W.B. Inabnet, D. Herren, M. Gagner.J Am College of Surgeons 2003;197:536-44; Discussion 544-5.

  12. Übergewicht: Wann hilft (nur noch) die Chirurgie?

    N. Potoczna, G. Piec, T. Ricklin, R. Steffen, F.F. Horber. Kardiovaskuläre Medizin 2004;7:206-13.

  13. G-protein polymorphisms do not predict weight loss and improvement of hypertension in severely obese patients.

    N. Potoczna, M. Wertli, R. Steffen, T. Ricklin, K-U. Lentes,
    F.F. Horber. J Gastrointest Surg 2004;8:862-8.

  14. Gene variants and binge eating as predictors of comorbidity and outcome of treatment of severe obesity.

    N. Potoczna,R. Branson, J.G. Kral, G. Piec, R. Steffen, T. Ricklin, M.R. Hoehe,K-U. Lentes, F.F. Horber.J Gastrointest Surg 2004;8:971-82.

  15. Management of failed adjustable gastric banding.

    L. Biertho, R. Steffen, R. Branson, N. Potoczna, T. Ricklin,
    G. Piec, F.F. Horber. Surgery 2005;137:33-41.

  16. Salvage of gastric restriction following internal staple line dehiscence after vertical banded gastroplasty by insertion of an adjustable gastric band.

    M. Wenger, G. Piec, R. Branson, N. Potoczna, F.F. Horber, R. Steffen. Obesity Surgery 2005;15:216-22.

  17. Impact of age, sex and body mass index on treatment outcomes at four years after gastric banding.

    R. Branson, N. Potoczna, R. Brunote, G. Piec, T. Ricklin, R. Steffen, F.F. Horber. Obes Surg 2005;15:834-42.

  18. Magenbanding.

    R. Steffen, F.F. Horber. Aktuelle Medizin 1995;1:17-20.

  19. Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band (SAGB) in combination with antiobesity drug therapy.

    G. Piec, R. Baldinger, R. Steffen,Th. Ricklin, F.F. Horber. Digestive Surgery 2000;17:556-7.

  20. Preoperative Evaluation and selection of patients for bariatric surgery

    R. Baldinger, G. Piec, R. Steffen, Th.P. Ricklin,
    F.F. Horber. Digestive Surgery 2000;17:558-9.

  21. Surgical procedures for severely obese patients: impact and long-term results.

    N. Potoczna, R. Steffen, F.F. Horber. Internist 2006;47:150-8.

  22. Inter-disciplinary European guidelines on surgery of severe obesity.

    Fried M, Hainer V, Basdevant A, Buchwald H, Deitel M, Finer N, Greve JW, Horber F, Mathus-Vliegen E, Scopinaro N, Steffen R, Tsigos C, Weiner R, Widhalm K. Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Apr;31(4):569-77. Epub 2007 Feb 27.

  23. Bariatric Scientific Collaborative Group Expert Panel. Interdisciplinary European guidelines for surgery for severe (morbid) obesity.

    Fried M, Hainer V, Basdevant A, Buchwald H, Deitel M, Finer N, Greve JW, Horber F, Mathus-Vliegen E, Scopinaro N, Steffen R, Tsigos C, Weiner R, Widhalm K. Obes Surg. 2007 Feb;17(2):260-70.

  24. Laparoscopic resection of the oesophagus.

    R. Steffen, K. Zgraggen. 2007. Aktuelle Medizin 5-9

  25. Liver metatstasis of colorectal carcinomas: a chronic disease?

    Aktuelle Medizin, in press.

  26. Bowel Habits after bariatric surgery.

    N.Potoczna, R.Steffen, F.Horber et al. Obes Surg 2008 18(10) 1287-96

  27. Severe recurrent hypoglycaemia after bypass surgery.

    K. Zgraggen, R. Steffen, F. Horber et al. Obes surg 2008 18(8) 981-8

  28. Advances in Circular Stapling Techniques for Gastric Bypass: The Cicular Stapler Introducer.

    Steffen R, Guweidhi A et al. (epub ahead of print) Obes Surg, Jan 22 2009

  29. Successful Multi-Intervention Treatment of Severe Obesity: A 7-year Prospective Study with 96% Follow-up.

    Steffen R, Potoczna N, Horber F. Obes Surg Jan 2009, 19(1) 3-12

  30. The history and role of gastric banding.

    R. Steffen, Surg Obes Relat Dis 2008 4 (3 Suppl) S7-13.

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