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Research focus:  

Lehrstuhl für Chirurgie
Josef-Schneider-Str. 2, 97080 Würzburg
Mail: fein@chirurgie.uni-wuerzburg.de
Url: http://www.chirurgie.uni-wuerzburg.de/html/speiserohre_und_magen-darm-tra.html

Scientific members:

   Professors:

   Outside lecturer:

   Scientific assistants:

   Other participating persons and organisations:

Research foci (and basic equipment-based research projects):
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Barrett's esophagus: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and carcinogenesis
- Slow-transit constipation
- Endorectal endosonography

Results:
- Importance of functional diagnostics and psychologic evaluation in reflux disease
- Safety of laparoscopic fundoplication and refundoplication
- Importance of duodeno-gastro-esophageal reflux for carcinogenesis in Barrett's esophagus
- Surgical treatment of slow-transit constipation
- Endosonography useful for tumor staging and treatment of pararectal abscess

Rewards and prizes:
Prof. Dr. Fuchs: Felicien-Steichen-Price, German surgical society
PD Dr. Dr. Fein: Von-Langenbeck-Price, German surgical society

Equipment:
Functional diagnostic lab
Endosonography