Strike action from Thursday 27 June to Tuesday 2 July 2024

Junior doctors at The Christie will strike from 7am on Thursday 27 June until 7am on Tuesday 2 July 2024.

We are proactively contacting patients with appointments that may be affected. If you have an appointment on any of these dates, please continue to come to The Christie and our other centres as planned, unless we contact you to tell you otherwise. Please do not call to check if your appointment is still going ahead.

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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
  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

Last updated: January 2023