M. E. Paireder

M. E. Paireder
Medical University of Vienna | MedUni Vienna · Department of General Surgery - Division of Visceral Surgery

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Introduction
Matthias Paireder is a member of the Upper Gastrointestinal Research Group at the Medical University of Vienna. His main field of interest is esophagogastric surgical oncology as well as antireflux surgery. His publications contributed highly relevant evidence regarding risk stratification after esophageal surgery as well as new surgical techniques in antireflux surgery.
Education
October 2000 - September 2006
Medical University of Vienna
Field of study
  • Medicine

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Publications (53)
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Background Gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma is a major contributor to global disease burden with poor prognosis even in resectable, regionally limited stages. Feasible prognostic tools are crucial to improve patient management, yet scarce. Patients and methods Disease-related symptoms, patient, tumour, treatment as well as laboratory parameters at...
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BACKGROUND Tumour budding is a prognostic factor in biopsies of different tumour entities. Recent evidence suggests that this also applies to oesophageal squamous cell carcinomas. Since oesophageal cancer is diagnosed by biopsy, the aim of this study was to investigate whether tumour budding in pre-therapeutic biopsies of a mixed tumour population...
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Background Electrical stimulation therapy (EST) of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) is a novel technique in antireflux surgery. Due to the minimal alteration at the LES during surgery, LES-EST is meant to be ideal for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and ineffective esophageal motility (IEM). The aim of this prospective tria...
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Introduction: As thyroid hormones modulate proliferative pathways it is surmised that they can be associated with cancer development. Since the potential association of gastroesophageal cancer and thyroid disorders has not been addressed so far, the aim of this study was to investigate the association of thyroid hormone parameters with the outcome...
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Background Minimally invasive oesophagectomy (MIO) for oesophageal cancer may reduce surgical complications compared with open oesophagectomy. MIO is, however, technically challenging and may impair optimal oncological resection. The aim of the present study was to assess if MIO for cancer is beneficial. Methods A systematic literature search in M...
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Background Esophageal resection is a technically challenging procedure. Despite improvements in perioperative management and outcome, it is still associated with considerably high morbidity and mortality rates even if performed in high-volume centers. This study aimed to shed light on the results of routine patient care in three representative refe...
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Background Various technical modifications of Nissen fundoplication (NF) that aim to improve patients’ outcomes have been discussed. This study aims to evaluate the effect of division of the short gastric vessels (SGV) and the addition of a standardized fundophrenicopexia on the postoperative outcome after NF. Methods 283 consecutive patients with...
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Purpose: As thyroid hormones modulate proliferative pathways, it is surmised that they can be associated with cancer development. Since the potential association of gastroesophageal cancer and thyroid disorders has not been addressed so far, the aim of this study was to investigate the association of thyroid hormone parameters with the outcome of t...
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Purpose: Long-term follow-up after sleeve gastrectomy (SG) revealed a high incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) frequently caused by preoperative silent pathologic reflux. We aimed to evaluate prevalence and phenotypes of GERD in asymptomatic patients with morbid obesity prior to metabolic surgery according to modern objective testi...
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Background Electrical stimulation therapy (EST) of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) for gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD) treatment increases LES pressure through chronic stimulation, with a low risk for gastrointestinal side effects and preservation of hiatal anatomy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of this...
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PurposeNeoadjuvant radiochemotherapy (RCTH) is proven to be highly effective in the treatment of esophageal cancer (EC). We investigated oncological outcome and morbidity in patients treated with a modified CROSS protocol followed by esophagectomy at our institution.Methods Patients with EC receiving neoadjuvant RCTH with paclitaxel and carboplatin...
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As the incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is rising, surgical treatment is continuously advancing in an effort to minimize side effects, whilst maintaining efficacy. From a database of patients that underwent anti-reflux surgery at our institution between 2015 and 2018, the last 25 consecutive patients that underwent electrical sti...
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Background Laparoscopic fundoplication (LF), even if performed in specialized centers, can be followed by long-term side effects such as dysphagia, gas bloating or inability to belch. Patients with an ineffective esophageal motility (IEM) and concurrent GERD are prone to postoperative dysphagia after LF. The aim of this study is to evaluate the saf...
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Background The implementation of high-resolution manometry (HRM) and the Lyon Consensus statement facilitate evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux disease and motility disorders in morbidly obese patients. Therefore, we aimed to investigate prevalence and phenotype of (borderline) GERD and esophageal motility disorders in this population. Methods...
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Background Patients with preoperative ineffective esophageal motility (IEM) are thought to be at increased risk for postoperative dysphagia leading to the recommendations for tailoring or avoiding anti-reflux surgery in these patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate if IEM has an influence on postoperative outcome after laparoscopic Nissen f...
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Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the clinical role of the systemic immune-inflammation index in patients with resectable adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction treated with or without neoadjuvant therapy. Background: Adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction is an aggressive disease, with less than 20% of overall...
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Background: Concentrating esophagectomy to specialized institutions is seen as an important measure to enhance safety and quality of esophagectomy. Four centers, 2 from the Vienna Cancer Center and 2 from the Ordensklinikum Linz, pooled their results of esophagectomy as an initiative to raise a nationwide registry. Methods: Prospectively recorded d...
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Background Elevated mean corpuscular volume (MCV) is associated with a diminished prognosis for various tumor entities. This study aimed to evaluate the association between preoperative serum MCV levels and both overall (OS) and disease-free survival (DFS) for patients with resectable adenocarcinomas of the esophagogastric junction (AEG). Methods...
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Purpose To evaluate the diagnostic performance of swallowing MRI of the gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) in the postoperative care of patients after laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) Material and methods In this institutional review board-approved prospective study, 79 symptomatic patients (mean age, 52.3 years; range, 26–80 years) were evalua...
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Background Laparoscopic fundoplication (LF) is considered as standard surgical antireflux therapy. However, even if performed in specialized centers, the procedure can be followed by long-term side effects dysphagia, gas bloating or inability to belch. Especially patients with motility disorders (IEM) and concurrent GERD are prone to postoperative...
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Background The minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) for esophageal cancer was introduced assuming a reduction of morbidity and operation time. After implementation of MIE at our institution, a randomized controlled trial was designed. Methods This is a prospective randomized controlled study comparing open (OE) and laparoscopic gastric tube (MIE...
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This trial was designed to assess the prevalence and characteristics of Jackhammer esophagus (JE), a novel hypercontractile disorder associated with progression to achalasia and limited outcomes following anti-reflux surgery in patients with typical symptoms of GERD and responsiveness to proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy. Consecutive patients, wh...
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As per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) is not followed by any anti-reflux procedure, a common concern is the risk of postoperative gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). Electrical stimulation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES-EST) could be an option for post-POEM GERD. A 68-year old male obese patient underwent successful POEM but developed...
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The modified Glasgow Prognostic Score (mGPS) combines the indicators of decreased plasma albumin and elevated CRP. In a number of malignancies, elevated mGPS is associated with poor survival. Aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic role of mGPS in patients with neoadjuvantly treated adenocarcinomas of the esophagogastric junction 256 pa...
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Background. Esophageal cancer is ranked in the top ten of diagnosed tumors worldwide. Even though improvements in survival could be noticed over the last years, prognosis remains poor. ETS translocation variant 1 (ETV1) is a member of a family of transcription factors and is phosphorylated by mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK)-activated protei...
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Background: Dysphagia and non-cardiac chest pain are common symptoms associated with a novel hypercontractile disorder, namely Jackhammer esophagus (JE). The aim of this study was to explore these symptoms in patients with JE and to elucidate associations with disease defining metrics, crucial for subsequent therapies. Methods: All consecutive p...
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Early detection of anastomotic leakage (AL) after oesophageal resection for malignancy is crucial. This retrospective study validates a risk score, predicting AL, which includes C-reactive protein, albumin and white cell count in patients undergoing oesophageal resection between 2003 and 2014. For validation of the NUn score a receiver operating ch...
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common disorder, known to affect about 20% of the Western population. Although conventional medical or surgical treatment has proven effective, there is certainly room for improvements. As only 10% of GERD patients are finally treated by antireflux surgery, a large therapeutic window exists. This treatmen...
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Objectives: Symptomatic cervical heterotopic gastric mucosa also addressed as cervical inlet patch (CIP) may present in varying shapes and causes symptoms of laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) like globus sensations, hoarseness and chronic cough. Unfortunately, argon plasma coagulation, standard treatment of small symptomatic CIP, is limited in large...
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Background A number of studies have revealed that inflammation-based prognostic scores, such as Glasgow prognostic score (GPS), modified Glasgow prognostic score (mGPS), and C-reactive protein and albumin ratio (C/A ratio), are associated with poor outcome in cancer patients. However, until now, no study has investigated the role of these prognosti...
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Background Despite recent advances in the therapy for adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG), overall prognosis remains poor. Programmed cell death protein 1 (PD1) is a co-inhibitory receptor primarily expressed by T-cells. Tumor cells can escape anticancer immune responses by triggering the PD1 pathway. Moreover, PD1 receptor engagem...
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The aim of this study is to compare endoscopic stent suture fixation with endoscopic clip attachment or the use of partially covered stents (PCS) regarding their capability to prevent stent migration during prolonged dilatation in achalasia. Large-diameter self-expanding metal stents (30 mm × 80 mm) were placed across the gastroesophageal junction...
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Background: Nutritional status and body composition parameters such as sarcopenia are important risk factors for impaired outcome in patients with esophageal cancer. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of sarcopenia on long-term outcome after esophageal resection following neoadjuvant treatment. Methods: Skeletal muscle index (SMI) a...
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Purpose: To assess the prognostic value of volumetric parameters measured with PET/CT in patients with advanced or metastatic esophageal cancer (EC). Materials and methods: We identified 71 patients (33 adenocarcinoma [AC] and 38 squamous cell carcinoma [ESCC]) with unresectable or metastatic EC who had PET/CT prior to palliative treatment. Volu...
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To assess the impact of sarcopenia and alterations in body composition parameters (BCPs) on survival after surgery for oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal junction cancer (OC). 200 consecutive patients who underwent resection for OC between 2006 and 2013 were selected. Preoperative CTs were used to assess markers of sarcopenia and body composition (...
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To assess the prognostic value of volumetric parameters measured with CT and PET/CT in patients with neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) and resection for oesophageal cancer (EC). Patients with locally advanced EC, who were treated with NACT and resection, were retrospectively analysed. Data from CT volumetry and (18) F-FDG PET/CT (maximum standardized...
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Carbonic anhydrase IX (CA IX), a transmembrane glycoprotein, is known as an endogenous marker for hypoxia. Overexpressed in cancer-associated fibroblasts, CA IX has been reported to be associated with a poor outcome for a number of malignant tumors. Aim of this study was to investigate the role of CA IX in the tumor surrounding stroma of esophageal...
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The pleiotropic cytokine oncostatin M (OSM), a member of the glycoprotein (gp)130 ligand family, plays a key role in inflammation and cardiovascular disease. As inflammation precedes and accompanies pathological angiogenesis, we investigated the effect of OSM and other gp130 ligands on vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) production in human v...
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Heart transplantation (HTX) is associated with a reduction in bone mineral density (BMD). Different markers of bone metabolism have been used, and the applied immunosuppressive regimens have also changed over time. This study was performed to re-investigate bone metabolism in HTX recipients. Twenty-five HTX recipients were compared with 25 HTX cand...
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Since the beginning of the University of Vienna Cardiac Transplant Program in 1984, 1086 heart transplant procedures have been performed through the end of 2007. One- and five-year survival has increased steadily over time (82% and 76%). Ten-year survival is 65%. Over the past 10 years our program has seen dramatic changes in patient selection, acc...

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