Diagnostik & Forschungszentrum für Molekulare BioMedizin

Prognostische und prädiktive gastrointestinale Pathologie

Research focus
  • Inflammatory gastrointestinal pathology
  • Neoplastic gastrointestinal pathology
  • Gastrointestinal pathology and health care system
Most recent results

Histological characteristics of upper gastrointestinal tract involvement by adult inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis) depends on pathological work-up of biopsy specimens (manuscript under revision)

Publications (only first or senior authorship)
  • Pinto D, Plieschnegger W, Schneider NI, Geppert M, Bordel H, Höss GM, Eherer A, Wolf EM, Vieth M, Langner C. Carditis: a relevant marker of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Data from a prospective central European multicenter study on histological and endoscopic diagnosis of esophagitis (histoGERD trial). Dis Esophagus. 2019 Jan 1;32(1).
  • Gilg MM, Gröchenig HP, Schlemmer A, Eherer A, Högenauer C, Langner C. Secondary tumors of the GI tract: origin, histology, and endoscopic findings. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Jul;88(1):151-158.  
Future directions
  • Histological findings within ileal mucosa of children with inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease versus ulcerative colitis versus inflammatory bowel disease unclassified)
    Status: Data collected
  • Adherence to international guidelines in the work-up of patients with inflammatory bowel disease Status: Data collected
  • Interobserver variation in the diagnosis of different types of intestinal metaplasia on H&E stained slides Status: Case collection on the way
  • Intestinal metaplasia in the stomach in the low prevalence setting (multicenter study) with separation of different types and clinical consequences
    Status: Research proposal submitted to Ethics Committee
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