Publications of Prof. Dr. med. Claus Petersen


Biliary atresia: the animal models
Petersen C
Sem Pediatr Surg 2012; 21:185-91

Biliary Atresia: Lessons Learned from the Voluntary German Registry.
Leonhardt J, Kuebler JF, Leute PJ, Turowski C, Becker T, Pfister ED, Ure B, Petersen C
Eur J Pediatr Surg 21(2), 2011: 82-7


Preconceptional oral vaccination prevents experimental biliary atresia in newborn mice.
Turowski C, Leonhardt J, Teichmann B, Heim A, Baumann U, Kuebler JF, Petersen C./ Eur
J Pediatr Surg. 2010 May;20(3):158-63.

Prevention of biliary atresia in the experimental mouse model provides a new  approach to elucidate its immune pathomechanism. (letter)
Petersen C, Turowski C, Ure BM
J Pediatr Surg 45 (2010): 285 – 6 (letter)

Susceptibility to Experimental Biliary Atresia is Linked to Different Hepatic Gene  Expression Profiles in Various Mouse Strains
Leonhardt J, Kuebler J F, Turowski C,  Tschernig T,  Geffers R, Petersen C
Hepatol Res. 2010 Feb;40(2):196-203 

Predictive parameters in children with Biliary Atresia
Leonhardt J, Kuebler JF, Turowski C, v Wasielewski R, Pfister ED, Becker T, Ure BM, Petersen C
Chirurg 80 (2009): 628-33

Functional  Mx Protein Does Not Prevent Experimental Biliary Atresia In Balb/c  Mice
Wehrmann F, Kuebler JF, Wienecke S, Al-Masri AN, Petersen C, Leonhardt J  
Eur J Pediatr Surg 18 (2008):318-21

European biliary atresia registries  - Summary of a symposium
Petersen C,  Harder D, Abola Z, Alberti D, Becker D, Chardot C, Davenport M,  Deutschmann A, Khelif K, Kobayashi H, Kvist N, Leonhardt J,  Melter M, Pakarinen M,  Pawlowska J, Petersons A, Pfister E, Rygl M, Schreiber R, Sokol R J, Ure BM, Veiga C,  Verkade H J, Wildhaber B, Yerushalmi B, Kelly D
Eur J Pediatr Surg 18 (2008): 111-116

Multicenter biliary atresia outcome studies: the importance of surgical aspects
Petersen C, Ure B M, Davenport M
J Pediatr 150 (2007):e89

Biliary atresia – interdisciplinary initiatives focus on a rare disease (Review)
Petersen C
Paediatric Surgery International 23 (2007): 521-7

Surgery for Biliary Atresia – is there European consensus?
Davenport M, Ure BM, Petersen C, Kobayashi H
Eur J Pediatr Surg 17 (2007): 180-3

Pathogenesis and treatment opportunities for biliary atresia (Review)
Petersen C
Clin Liver Dis 10 (2006):73-88

Gene expression profile of the infective murine model for biliary atresia.
Leonhardt J, Stanulla M, v Wasielewski R, Skokowa J, Kübler J, Ure B M, Petersen C 
Pediatr Surg Int 22 (2006): 84-9

Type-I but not type-II interferon receptor knockout mice are susceptible to biliary atresia.
J. Kübler, Czech-Schmidt G, Leonhardt J, Ure BM, Petersen C
Pediatr Res 59 (2006) 790-426

Compterized three-dimensional study of a rotavirus model of biliary atresia: comparison with human biliary atresia
Chan R, Tan C, Czech-Schmidt G, Petersen C
Pediatr Surg Int 21 (2005): 1-6

Biliary atresia research is crossing national and interdisciplinary borderlines
Petersen C, Melter M,  Leonhardt J, Rodeck B, Becker T, Harder D
Acta Pediatrica 94 (2005):526-7

Surgery for biliary atresia – futile or futuristic? (Review)
Petersen C
Eur J Pediatr Surg (2004): 226-229

What´s new in biliary atresia (Review)
Petersen C, Ure BM
Eur J Pediatr Surg 13 (2003): 1-6

The role of Reovirus typ 3 infection in an established murine model for biliary atresia
Szavay P, Leonhardt J, Czech-Schmidt G, Petersen C
Eur J Pediatr Surg 12 (2002): 248 - 250

Immunological gap in the infectious animal model for biliary atresia
Czech-Schmidt G, Verhagen W, Szavay P, Leonhardt J, Petersen C
* These authors contributed equally to this work / J Surg Res 101 (2001): 62 – 67

before 2000

Diverse morphology of biliary atresia in an animal model
Petersen C, Grasshoff S, Luciano L
J Hepatol 28 (1998): 603 - 607

Progress in developing animal models for biliary atresia
Petersen C, Kuske M, Bruns E, Biermanns D, v.Wussow P, Mildenberger H
Eur J Pediatr Surg 8 (1998): 137 – 141

Treatment of extrahepatic biliary atresia with interferon - a in a murine infectious model
Petersen C, Bruns E, Kuske M, v. Wussow P
Pediatr Res  42 (1997): 623 - 628

New aspects in a murine infectious model for extrahepatic biliary atresia
Petersen C, Biermanns D, Kuske M, Schäkel K, Meyer-Junghänel L, Mildenberger, H.
Pediatr Surg  32 (1997): 1190 - 1195


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