Other publications - Hans-Ulrich Laasch

Invited reviews

  1. Gwon DI, Laasch H-U. Radiological Approach to Benign Biliary Strictures. GI Intervention 2015: In press
  2. McDonald L, Laasch H-U. Practical Procedures: Chest drain insertion. Foundation Years Journal. 2014; 8(1)
  3. Laasch H-U, Martin DF. Anti-reflux stents. Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: Esophageal Tumors, Strictures and Fistulae 2010; 12(4): 216-224.
  4. Laasch H-U. Obstructive jaundice after bilio-enteric anastomosis: Transhepatic and percutaneous enteral stent insertion for afferent loop occlusion. Gut and Liver2010; 4: 89-95.
  5. Laasch H-U, Martin DF. Expert approach section: Radiologic gastrostomy. Endoscopy 2007; 39(3): 247-255
  6. Laasch H-U, Martin DF, Maetani I. Expert approach section: Enteral stents in the gastric outlet and duodenum. Endoscopy 2005; 37(1): 74-81
  7. Martin DF, Laasch H-U. Gastro-duodenal stenting. Sem Intervent Radiol 2004; 21(3): 167-179
  8. Laasch H-U, Martin DF, Do YS, Köcher M, Valette PJ. Expert approach section: Interventional radiology for the management of inoperable carcinoma of the oesophagus. Endoscopy 2003; 35(12): 1049-1058
  9. Laasch H-U, Martin DF. Review article: Management of benign biliary strictures.
    CVIR 2002; 25(6): 457-466
  10. Laasch H-U, Martin DF. Hepato-biliary stenting.
    RadMagazine2002; 28: 25-26

Journal Publications

  1. Lawrance N, Kibriya N, Mullan D, Laasch HU. Fib rinolysis in the management of malignant ascites and non-functioning intra-peritoneal tunneled catheters. In press: Gastrointest Interv
  2. Mullan D, Shepherd D, Laasch HU. Percutaneous biodegradable stent insertion for a benign biliary stricture complicating choledocho-jejunostomy. In press: Gastrointest Interv
  3. Alwan-Walker H, Mullan D, Laasch H-U. Temporary cecostomy as a life saving measure for functional obstruction secondary to neutropenic colitis. Gastrointest Interv2014; 3:61-64
  4. Disc-Retained Tubes for Radiologically Inserted Gastrostomy (RIG): Not up to the job? Kibriya N, WilbrahamL, MullanD, PuroP, VasileuskayaS, Edwards DW, Laasch HU. Clin Radiol2013;68(11):1128-1132
  5. Suntharanathan J, Edwards D, Mullan D, Martin DF, Laasch H-U. New "knitted" Egis esophageal stent allows atraumatic inside-out removal by inversion. Endoscopy: 2013;45(Suppl 2):E187-188
    https://www.thieme-connect.com/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0032-1310147
  6. Mullan D, O'Dwyer ST, Laasch HU. Biodegradable polydioxanone stent for salvage of anastomotic rectal stricture complicated by metal stent insertion. Gastrointest Intervention 2013,2:59-61
  7. Hill S, Smalley JR, Laasch H-U. Developing a nurse-led daycase abdominal paracentesis service. Cancer Nursing Practice 2013;12(5):14-20
  8. Lowe A, Laasch HU, Stephenson S et al. Multicentre survey of radiologically inserted gastrostomy feeding tube (RIG) in the UK.Clin Radiol2012;67(9):843-854
  9. Hirdes MM, Vleggaar FP, Laasch HU, Siersema PD. Technical feasibility and safety of a new, implantable reflux control system to prevent gastroesophageal reflux in patients with stents placed through the lower esophageal sphincter (with video).Gastrointest Endosc2012;75(1):174-178
  10. Janík V, Horák L, Hnaníček J, Málek J, Laasch H-U. Biodegradable polydioxanone stents: A new option for therapy-resistant anastomotic strictures of the colon. Euro Radiol2011;21(9):1956-61
  11. Omed A, Lawrance JA, Murphy G, Laasch HU, Wilson G, et al.A retrospective analysis of selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) with yttrium-90 microspheres in patients with unresectable hepatic malignancies.Clin Radiol2010; 65(9):720-728
  12. Sillah K, Williams LR, Laasch H-U, Saleem A, Watkins G et al. Computed tomography overestimation of esophageal tumor length: Implications for radiotherapy planning. WJGO2010;2(4):197-204
  13. Petrtýl J, Brůha R, Horák L, Zádorová Z, Doseděl J, Laasch H-U. Benign intrahepatic Bile Duct Strictures managed by Insertion of Polydioxanone biodegradable Stents: First Experience. Endoscopy 2010;42 Suppl 2:E89-90
  14. Stivaros SM, Williams LR, Senger C, Wilbraham L, Laasch H-U. Woven Polydioxanone biodegradable Stents: A new Treatment Option for benign and malignant oesophageal Strictures. Eur Radiol2010;20(5):1069-1072
  15. Williams LR, Kasir D, Penny S, Homer JJ, Laasch H-U. Radiological balloon dilatation of post-treatment benign pharyngeal strictures. J Laryng Otol 2009;16:1-4
  16. Laasch, H-U. Inaugural meeting of the Society of Gastrointestinal Intervention. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol2008;70:35-37
  17. Amonkar SJ, Laasch HU, Valle JW. Pneumoperitoneum following percutaneous biliary intervention: not necessarily a cause for alarm. CVIR 2008;31:439-443.
  18. Bowes MT, Martin DF, Melling A, Roberts D, Laasch HU et al. Single dose oral ranitidine improves MRCP image quality: A double-blind study. Clin Radiol2007;62(1):53-57
  19. Al-Bahrani AZ, Holt A, Hamade AM, Abid GH, Laasch H-U, O'Shea SJ, Lee SH, Ammori BJ. Acute pancreatitis: an under-recognized risk of percutaneous transhepatic distal biliary intervention. HPB2006;8(6): 446-450
  20. 20.   Martin DF, Laasch HU, Kelly AM, Hammonds R, Wilbraham L, Sastry S, England A. Troponin T after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: No evidence of harm. Endoscopy2006;38(8):793-796
  21. Laasch HU. Documentation of stent complications through national registries: ROST leads the way. CVIR 2006;29(6):1165
  22. Laasch H-U, Martin DF. Mushroom Retained Gastrostomy: The Way Forward.
    CVIR 2006;29(3):490
  23. Power M, Laasch H-U, Kasthuri RS, Nicholson DA, Hamdy S. Videofluoroscopic assessment of dysphagia: A questionnaire survey of protocols, roles and responsibilities of radiology and speech and language therapy personnel. Radiography 2006;12(1):26-30
  24. Laasch H-U. Gastrostomy - seeing beyond the endoscope. Endoscopy2006;38(1):93
  25. Laasch H-U. Valved esophageal stents: benefits for patients outweigh perceived risks.
    Gastrointest Endosc2005;62(5):822-823
  26. England A, Tam CL, Thacker DE, Walker AL, Parkinson AS, Demello W, Bradley AJ, Tuck JS, Laasch H-U, Butterfield JS, Ashleigh RJ, England RE, Martin DF. Patterns, incidence and predictive factors for pain after interventional radiology. Clin Radiol2005;60(11):1188-1194
  27. Bell JK, Laasch H-U, Wilbraham L, England RE, Morris JA, Martin DF. Bispectral index monitoring for conscious sedation in intervention: Better, Safer, Faster. Clin Radiol 2004; 59(12): 1106-1113
    RCR Undergraduate Prize 2004
  28. Davies L, Laasch H-U, Wilbraham L, Marriott A, England RE, Martin DF. The consent process in interventional radiology; the role of specialist nurses. Clin Radiol2004; 59(3): 246-252
  29. Marriott P, Laasch H-U, Wilbraham L, Marriott A, England RE, Martin DF. Conscious sedation for endoscopic and non-endoscopic interventional gastrointestinal procedures: Meeting patients' expectations, missing the standard. Clin Radiol 2004; 59(2): 180-185
    RCR Undergraduate Prize 2003
  30. Laasch H-U, Wilbraham L, Marriott A, Martin DF. Treatment of colo-vaginal fistula with coaxial placement of covered/uncovered stents. Endoscopy 2003; 35(12): 1081
  31. Laasch H-U, Tringali A, Wilbraham L, Marriott A, England RE, Mutignani M, Perri V, Costamagna G, Martin DF. Comparison of standard and steerable catheters for bile duct cannulation in ERCP. Endoscopy 2003; 35(8):669-74
  32. Laasch H-U, Wilbraham L, Bullen K, Marriott A, Lawrance JAL, Johnson RJ, Lee SH, England RE, Gamble GE, Martin DF. Gastrostomy insertion: Comparing the options - PEG, RIG or PIG? Clin Radiol2003; 58(5): 398-405
  33. Gamble GE, Barberan E, Tyrrell P, Bowsher D, Laasch H-U, Jones AKP.
    Post-stroke shoulder pain: A prospective study of the incidence and risk factors in 123 consecutive patients. Eur J Pain2002; 6(6): 467-474
  34. Laasch H-U, Wilbraham L, Marriott A, England RE, Martin DF. Effectiveness of open versus antireflux stents for palliation of distal esophageal carcinoma and prevention of symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux. Radiology 2002; 225(2): 359-65
  35. Laasch H-U, Martin DF. Endoscopic tunnel vision. Gastrointest Endosc2002;56(2):317-318
  36. Razzaq R, Laasch H-U, England RE, Marriott A, Martin DF. Expandable metal stents for the palliation of malignant gastroduodenal obstruction.
    CVIR 2001; 24: 313-318
  37. Laasch H-U, Nicholson DA, Kay CL, Attwood C, Bancewicz J. The clinical effectiveness of the Gianturco oesophageal stent in malignant oesophageal obstruction.
    Clin Radiol 1998; 53: 666-672
  38. Pfeifer T, Haeussler MD, Tomczak R, Rilinger N, Zeitler H, Laasch H-U, Friedrich JM, Safi F. Volumetric versus bidimensional determination of tumour size of hepatic metastases due to colorectal carcinoma.  Fortschr Geb Röntgenstr 1992; 157(6): 548-551
  39. Wiesneth M, Hertenstein B, Bunjes D, Schmeiser T, Maccari B, Northoff H, Laasch H-U, Heit W, Arnold R, Kubanek B. ABO-incompatible bone marrow transplantation.
    Beitr Infusionsther1992; 30: 354-8
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