Publications by authors named "Baki Topal"

43Publications

3D-laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy with superior mesenteric or portal vein resection for pancreatic cancer.

Surg Endosc 2020 Aug 4. Epub 2020 Aug 4.

Department of Visceral Surgery, University Hospitals KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-020-07847-3DOI Listing
August 2020

Gemcitabine Recruits M2-Type Tumor-Associated Macrophages into the Stroma of Pancreatic Cancer.

Transl Oncol 2020 Mar 4;13(3):100743. Epub 2020 Mar 4.

Laboratory of Clinical Digestive Oncology, Department of Oncology, KU Leuven & University Hospitals Leuven and Leuven Cancer Institute (LKI), Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tranon.2020.01.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7058407PMC
March 2020

Unraveling the transcriptional determinants of liver sinusoidal endothelial cell specialization.

Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2020 04 2;318(4):G803-G815. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpgi.00215.2019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7191457PMC
April 2020

YAP and TAZ Heterogeneity in Primary Liver Cancer: An Analysis of Its Prognostic and Diagnostic Role.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 Feb 1;20(3). Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Department of Imaging and Pathology, Translational Cell and Tissue Research, KU Leuven and University Hospitals Leuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms20030638DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6386931PMC
February 2019

Laparoscopic versus open major hepatectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data.

Surgery 2018 05 16;163(5):985-995. Epub 2018 Mar 16.

Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University Hospital Southampton, NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2018.01.020DOI Listing
May 2018

Prognostic relevance of molecular subtypes and master regulators in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

BMC Cancer 2016 08 12;16:632. Epub 2016 Aug 12.

Department of Abdominal Surgical Oncology, University Hospitals Leuven, KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-016-2540-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4983037PMC
August 2016

Gastric cancer.

Lancet 2016 11 5;388(10060):2654-2664. Epub 2016 May 5.

Department of Gastroenterology/Digestive Oncology, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg Leuven and KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)30354-3DOI Listing
November 2016

Association of Adipose Tissue Inflammation With Histologic Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Gastroenterology 2015 Sep 28;149(3):635-48.e14. Epub 2015 May 28.

Laboratory of Hepatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium; Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreaticobiliary Disorders, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2015.05.044DOI Listing
September 2015

The impact of liver transplantation after surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Front Surg 2014 22;1:29. Epub 2014 Jul 22.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven , Leuven , Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fsurg.2014.00029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4287050PMC
January 2015

Meox2/Tcf15 heterodimers program the heart capillary endothelium for cardiac fatty acid uptake.

Circulation 2015 Mar 5;131(9):815-26. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

From Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology (G.C., I.V., X.L.A., A.L.), Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Cardiology Unit (S.V., M.S., S.J.), Laboratory of Angiogenesis & Neurovascular link, Vesalius Research Center, VIB/Department of Oncology (S.S., P.C.), and Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Experimental Cardiac Surgery Unit (P.H.), KULeuven, Belgium; Department of Nuclear Medicine, Clínica Universidad de Navarra/MicroPET Research Unit CIMA-CUN (M.C., I.P.), and Hematology and Cell Therapy Area, Clínica Universidad de Navarra and Division of Oncology, Center for Applied Medical Research (F.P., X.L.A), University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain; Laboratory of Comparative Neurobiology, Instituto Cavanilles, University of Valencia, CIBERNED, Spain (M.S.S.-P., J.M.G.-V.); and Departments of Abdominal Surgery (B.T.) and Neurosurgery (J.v.L., J.G.), University Hospitals Leuven/KULeuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.114.013721DOI Listing
March 2015

Human pancreatic cancer contains a side population expressing cancer stem cell-associated and prognostic genes.

PLoS One 2013 17;8(9):e73968. Epub 2013 Sep 17.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium ; Laboratory of Tissue Plasticity, Research Unit of Embryo and Stem Cells, Department of Development & Regeneration, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3775803PMC
May 2014

Pancreaticogastrostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy?

Lancet Oncol 2013 Aug;14(9):e340-1

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(13)70282-1DOI Listing
August 2013

Endoscopic resection of ampullary lesions: a single-center 8-year retrospective cohort study of 91 patients with long-term follow-up.

Surg Endosc 2013 Oct 25;27(10):3865-76. Epub 2013 May 25.

Department of Liver and Biliopancreatic Disorders, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, KU Leuven, Herestraat 49, 3000, Leuven, Belgium,

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-013-2996-2DOI Listing
October 2013

Pancreatic cancer circulating tumour cells express a cell motility gene signature that predicts survival after surgery.

BMC Cancer 2012 Nov 16;12:527. Epub 2012 Nov 16.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, Leuven 3000, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-12-527DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3599097PMC
November 2012

Molecular markers associated with outcome and metastasis in human pancreatic cancer.

J Exp Clin Cancer Res 2012 Aug 27;31:68. Epub 2012 Aug 27.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1756-9966-31-68DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3511800PMC
August 2012

Human pancreatic adenocarcinoma contains a side population resistant to gemcitabine.

BMC Cancer 2012 Aug 15;12:354. Epub 2012 Aug 15.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Herestraat 49, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2407-12-354DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3500221PMC
August 2012

Histology obtained by needle biopsy gives additional information on the prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Hepatol Res 2012 Oct 30;42(10):990-8. Epub 2012 Apr 30.

Departments of Hepatology Pathology Radiology Biostatistics Cell, Leuvens KankerinstituutDepartments of Abdominal Surgery Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Leuven Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT), Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1872-034X.2012.01010.xDOI Listing
October 2012

Outcome of laparoscopic major liver resection for colorectal metastases.

Surg Endosc 2012 Sep 23;26(9):2451-5. Epub 2012 Feb 23.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven KUL, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-012-2209-4DOI Listing
September 2012

Minimally invasive liver surgery for metastases from colorectal cancer: oncologic outcome and prognostic factors.

Surg Endosc 2012 Aug 7;26(8):2288-98. Epub 2012 Feb 7.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven KUL, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-012-2176-9DOI Listing
August 2012

Biologic modulation of chemotherapy in patients with hepatic colorectal metastases: the role of anti-VEGF and anti-EGFR antibodies.

J Surg Oncol 2010 Dec;102(8):937-45

Department of Digestive Oncology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.21760DOI Listing
December 2010

Role of cancer stem cells in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2009 Oct 18;6(10):580-6. Epub 2009 Aug 18.

Department of Surgery, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrclinonc.2009.127DOI Listing
October 2009

Prognostic relevance of extracapsular lymph node involvement in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.

Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Nov 1;16(11):3070-9. Epub 2009 Aug 1.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1245/s10434-009-0627-xDOI Listing
November 2009

On hazard ratios and magnitude of impact on prognosis.

Ann Surg 2009 Mar;249(3):545; author reply 545-6

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLA.0b013e31819aae31DOI Listing
March 2009

Quantitative RT-PCR detection of colorectal tumor cells in peripheral blood--a systematic review.

J Surg Res 2008 Nov 14;150(1):144-52. Epub 2008 Mar 14.

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2008.02.012DOI Listing
November 2008

Partial laparoscopic splenectomy for splenic abscess because of Salmonella infection: a case report.

J Pediatr Surg 2008 May;43(5):E35-8

Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2008.01.066DOI Listing
May 2008

Systemic treatment of pancreatic cancer.

Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2004 Mar;16(3):265-74

Digestive Oncology Unit, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00042737-200403000-00004DOI Listing
March 2004

Laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of unresectable liver malignancies: feasibility and clinical outcome.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2003 Feb;13(1):11-5

Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00129689-200302000-00003DOI Listing
February 2003