Philippe Schucht, MD

Professor and Senior Attending, Head of Tumor and Vessels

Languages: German, French, English


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  1. Schucht P, Duffau H. ‌New-onset epilepsy: considerations for initial and follow-up MRI to detect brain tumor Expert Rev Neurother. 2011 Aug;11(8):1107-10.
  2. Schucht P, Beck J, Seidel K, Raabe A. ‌Extending resection and preserving function: modern concepts of glioma surgery Swiss Med Wkly. 2015 Feb 4;145:w14082.
  3. Schucht P, Beck J, Raabe A. ‌Response to: “Maximizing the extent of resection and survival benefit of patients in glioblastoma surgery: High-field iMRI versus conventional and 5-ALA-assisted surgery” Eur J Surg Oncol. 2015 Apr;41(4):604-5.
  4. Nowacki A, Seidel K, Schucht P, Schindler K, Abela E, Heinemann D, Gutbrod K, Wiest R, Raabe A, Pollo C. ‌Induction of Fear by Intraoperative Stimulation During Awake Craniotomy: Case Presentation and Systematic Review of the Literature World Neurosurg. 2015 Aug;84(2):470-4.
  5. Fichtner J, Ulrich C, Fung C, Knüppel C, Veitweber M, Jilch A, Schucht P, Ertl M, Schömig B, Gralla J, Z'Graggen W, Bernasconi C, Mattle H, Schlachetzki F, Raabe A, Beck J. ‌Management of spontaneous intracranial hypotension – Transorbital ultrasound as discriminator J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2016 Jun;87(6):650-5.
  6. Rossi-Mossuti F, Fischer U, Schoettker P, Gugliotta M, Morard M, Schucht P, Schatlo B, Levivier M, Walder B, Fandino J. ‌Surgical Treatment of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Switzerland: Results from a Multicenter Study J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg 2016; 77(01): 036-045.
  7. Ringel F, Pape H, Sabel M, Krex D, Bock H, Misch M, Weyerbrock A, Westermaier T, Senft C, Schucht P, Meyer B, Simon M. ‌Clinical benefit from resection of recurrent glioblastomas: results of a multicenter study including 503 patients with recurrent glioblastomas undergoing surgical resection Neuro Oncol. 2016 Jan;18(1):96-104.
  8. Porz N, Habegger S, Meier R, Verma R, Jilch A, Fichtner J, Knecht U, Radina C, Schucht P, Beck J, Raabe A, Slotboom J, Reyes M, Wiest R. ‌Fully Automated Enhanced Tumor Compartmentalization: Man vs. Machine Reloaded PLoS One. 2016 Nov 2;11(11):e0165302.
  9. Bodmer A, Ross S, Raabe A, Beck J, Ulrich C, Schucht P. ‌Virtual autopsy to assess sacral anatomy: Conditions for a minimal invasive approach to the spinal canal through the hiatus sacralis Surg Neurol Int. 2017 Dec 6;8:290.
  10. Bogdańska M, Bodnar M, Piotrowska M, Murek M, Schucht P, Beck J, Martínez-González A, Pérez-García V. ‌A mathematical model describes the malignant transformation of low grade gliomas: Prognostic implications PLoS One. 2017 Aug 1;12(8):e0179999.
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  1. Perez-Beteta J, Martínez-González A, Molina-García D, Amo-Salas M, Luque B, Arregui E, Calvo M, Borrás J, López C, Claramonte M, Barcia J, Iglesias L, Avecillas J, Albillo D, Navarro M, Villanueva J, Paniagua J, Martino J, Velásquez C, Asenjo B, Benavides M, Herruzo I, Del Carmen Delgado M, Del Valle A, Falkov A, Schucht P, Arana E, Pérez-Romasanta L, Pérez-García V. ‌Glioblastoma: does the pre-treatment geometry matter? A postcontrast T1 MRI-based study Eur Radiol. 2017 Mar;27(3):1096-1104.
  2. Meier R, Porz N, Knecht U, Loosli T, Schucht P, Beck J, Slotboom J, Wiest R, Reyes M. ‌Automatic estimation of extent of resection and residual tumor volume of patients with glioblastoma J Neurosurg. 2017 Oct;127(4):798-806.
  3. Spena G, Schucht P, Seidel K, Rutten G, Freyschlag C, D'Agata F, Costi E, Zappa F, Fontanella M, Fontaine D, Almairac F, Cavallo M, De Bonis P, Conesa G, Foroglou N, Gli-Robles S, Mandonnet E, Martino J, Picht T, Viegas C, Wager M, Pallud J. ‌Brain tumors in eloquent areas: A European multicenter survey of intraoperative mapping techniques, intraoperative seizures occurrence, and antiepileptic drug prophylaxis Neurosurg Rev. 2017 Apr;40(2):287-298.
  4. Bogdańska M, Bodnar M, Belmonte-Beitia J, Murek M, Schucht P, Beck J, Pérez-García V. ‌A mathematical model of low grade gliomas treated with temozolomide and its therapeutical implications Math Biosci. 2017 Jun;288:1-13.
  5. Pérez-García V, Bogdańska M, Martínez-González A, Belmonte-Beitia J, Schucht P, Pérez-Romasanta L. ‌Delay effects in the response of low-grade gliomas to radiotherapy: a mathematical model and its therapeutical implications Math Med Biol. 2015 Sep;32(3):307-29.
  6. Schucht P, Banz V, Trochsler M, Iff S, Krähenbühl A, Reinert M, Beck J, Raabe A, Candinas D, Kuhlen D, Mariani L. ‌Laparoscopically assisted ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement: a prospective randomized controlled trial J Neurosurg. 2015 May;122(5):1058-67.
  7. Schucht P, Seidel K, Beck J, Murek M, Jilch A, Wiest R, Fung C, Raabe A. ‌Intraoperative monopolar mapping during 5-ALA–guided resections of glioblastomas adjacent to motor eloquent areas: evaluation of resection rates and neurological outcome Neurosurg Focus. 2014 Dec;37(6):E16.
  8. Schucht P, Beck J, Vajtai I, Raabe A. ‌Paradoxical fluorescence after administration of 5-aminolevulinic acid for resection of a cerebral melanoma metastasis Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2011 Jul;153(7):1497-9.
  9. Seidel K, Beck J, Stieglitz L, Schucht P, Raabe A. ‌Low-Threshold Monopolar Motor Mapping for Resection of Primary Motor Cortex Tumors Neurosurgery. 2012 Sep;71(1 Suppl Operative):104-14; discussion 114-5.
  10. Schucht P, Beck J, Abu-Isa J, Andereggen L, Murek M, Seidel K, Stieglitz L, Raabe A. ‌Gross Total Resection Rates in Contemporary Glioblastoma Surgery: Results of an Institutional Protocol Combining 5-Aminolevulinic Acid Intraoperative Fluorescence Imaging and Brain Mapping Neurosurgery. 2012 Nov;71(5):927-35; discussion 935-6.
  11. Fung C, Murek M, Z'Graggen W, Krähenbühl A, Gautschi O, Schucht P, Gralla J, Schaller K, Arnold M, Fischer U, Mattle H, Raabe A, Beck J. ‌Decompressive Hemicraniectomy in Patients With Supratentorial Intracerebral Hemorrhage Stroke. 2012 Dec;43(12):3207-11.
  12. Fung C, Z'Graggen W, Beck J, Gralla J, Jakob S, Schucht P, Raabe A. ‌Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage, basal ganglia hematoma and ischemic stroke caused by a torn lenticulostriate artery Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2012 Jan;154(1):59-62.
  13. Seidel K, Beck J, Stieglitz L, Schucht P, Raabe A. ‌The warning-sign hierarchy between quantitative subcortical motor mapping and continuous motor evoked potential monitoring during resection of supratentorial brain tumors J Neurosurg. 2013 Feb;118(2):287-96.
  14. Stieglitz L, Fichtner J, Andres R, Schucht P, Krähenbühl A, Raabe A, Beck J. ‌The Silent Loss of Neuronavigation Accuracy: A Systematic Retrospective Analysis of Factors Influencing the Mismatch of Frameless Stereotactic Systems in Cranial Neurosurgery Neurosurgery. 2013 May;72(5):796-807.
  15. Schucht P, Ghareeb F, Duffau H. ‌Surgery for low-grade glioma infiltrating the central cerebral region: location as a predictive factor for neurological deficit, epileptological outcome, and quality of life J Neurosurg. 2013 Aug;119(2):318-23.
  16. Schucht P, Murek M, Jilch A, Seidel K, Hewer E, Wiest R, Raabe A, Beck J. ‌Early Re-Do Surgery for Glioblastoma Is a Feasible and Safe Strategy to Achieve Complete Resection of Enhancing Tumor PLoS One. 2013 Nov 13;8(11):e79846.
  17. Beck J, Gralla J, Fung C, Ulrich C, Schucht P, Fichtner J, Andereggen L, Gosau M, Hattingen E, Gutbrod K, Z'Graggen W, Reinert M, Hüsler J, Ozdoba C, Raabe A. ‌Spinal cerebrospinal fluid leak as the cause of chronic subdural hematomas in nongeriatric patients J Neurosurg. 2014 Dec;121(6):1380-7.
  18. Schucht P, Seidel K, Murek M, Stieglitz L, Urwyler N, Wiest R, Steinlin M, Leibundgut K, Raabe A, Beck J. ‌Low-threshold monopolar motor mapping for resection of lesions in motor eloquent areas in children and adolescents J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2014 May;13(5):572-8.
  19. Raabe A, Beck J, Schucht P, Seidel K. ‌Continuous dynamic mapping of the corticospinal tract during surgery of motor eloquent brain tumors: evaluation of a new method J Neurosurg. 2014 May;120(5):1015-24.
  20. Stummer W, Rodrigues F, Schucht P, Preuss M, Wiewrodt D, Nestler U, Stein M, Cabezudo Artero J, Platania N, Skjøth-Rasmussen J, Della Puppa A, Caird J, Cortnum S, Eljamel S, Ewald C, González-García L, Martin A, Melada A, Peraud A, Brentrup A, Santarius T, Steiner H. ‌Predicting the “usefulness” of 5-ALA-derived tumor fluorescence for fluorescence-guided resections in pediatric brain tumors: a European survey Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2014 Dec;156(12):2315-24.
  21. Schucht P, Seidel K, Jilch A, Beck J, Raabe A. ‌A review of monopolar motor mapping and a comprehensive guide to continuous dynamic motor mapping for resection of motor eloquent brain tumors Neurochirurgie. 2017 Jun;63(3):175-180.
  22. Verma R, Wiest R, Locher C, Heldner M, Schucht P, Raabe A, Gralla J, Kamm C, Slotboom J, Kellner F. ‌Differentiating enhancing multiple sclerosis lesions, glioblastoma, and lymphoma with dynamic texture parameters analysis (DTPA): A feasibility study Med Phys. 2017 Aug;44(8):4000-4008.
  23. Schucht P, Fischer U, Fung C, Bernasconi C, Fichtner J, Vulcu S, Schöni D, Nowacki A, Wanderer S, Eisenring C, Krähenbühl A, Mattle H, Arnold M, Söll N, Tochtermann L, Z'Graggen W, Jünger S, Gralla J, Mordasini P, Dahlweid F, Raabe A, Beck J. ‌Follow-up Computed Tomography after Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematoma N Engl J Med. 2019 Mar 21;380(12):1186-1187.
  24. Seidel K, Häni L, Lutz K, Zbinden C, Redmann A, Consuegra Lobato A, Raabe A, Schucht P. ‌Postoperative navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation to predict motor recovery after surgery of tumors in motor eloquent areas Clin Neurophysiol. 2019 Jun;130(6):952-959.
  25. Müller M, Seidel K, Peschi G, Piechowiak E, Mosimann P, Schucht P, Raabe A, Bervini D. ‌Arterial collateral anatomy predicts the risk for intra-operative changes in somatosensory evoked potentials in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy: a prospective cohort study Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2020 Oct 24.
  26. Schucht P, Roccaro-Waldmeyer D, Murek M, Zubak I, Goldberg J, Falk S, Dahlweid F, Raabe A. ‌Exploring Novel Funding Strategies for Innovative Medical Research: The HORAO Crowdfunding Campaign J Med Internet Res. 2020 Nov 11;22(11):e19715.
  27. Pérez-García V, Calvo G, Bosque J, León-Triana O, Jiménez J, Perez-Beteta J, Belmonte-Beitia J, Valiente M, Zhu L, García-Gómez P, Sánchez-Gómez P, Hernández-San Miguel E, Hortigüela R, Azimzade Y, Molina-García D, Martinez A, Rojas A, de Mendivil A, Vallette F, Schucht P, Murek M, Pérez-Cano M, Albillo D, Honguero Martínez A, Jiménez Londoño G, Arana E, García Vicente A. ‌Universal scaling laws rule explosive growth in human cancers Nat Phys. 2020 Dec;16(12):1232-1237.
  28. Schütz A, Murek M, Stieglitz L, Bernasconi C, Vulcu S, Beck J, Raabe A, Schucht P. ‌ACE-inhibitors: a preventive measure for bone flap resorption after autologous cranioplasty? J Neurosurg. 2018 Nov 1;1-8.
  29. Leu S, von Felten S, Frank S, Vassella E, Vajtai I, Taylor E, Schulz M, Hutter G, Hench J, Schucht P, Boulay J, Mariani L. ‌IDH/MGMT-driven molecular classification of low-grade glioma is a strong predictor for long-term survival Neuro Oncol. 2013 Apr;15(4):469-79.
  30. Bachmann N, Leiser D, Ermis E, Vulcu S, Schucht P, Raabe A, Aebersold D, Herrmann E. ‌Impact of regular magnetic resonance imaging follow-up after stereotactic radiotherapy to the surgical cavity in patients with one to three brain metastases Radiat Oncol. 2019 Mar 14;14(1):45.
  31. Mendonca M, Hautz W, Schucht P, Reineke D, Kadner A, Lehmann B, Gassmann M, Brülisauer T, Graf M, Keitel K, Schrag M, Eberle B. ‌Extracorporeal life support in hypothermic cardiac arrest: Reconsidering trauma as an absolute contraindication Resuscitation. 2019 Feb;135:228-229.
  32. Heidekrueger P, Thu M, Mühlbauer W, Holm-Mühlbauer C, Schucht P, Anderl H, Schoeneich H, Aung K, Mg Mg Ag , Soe Myint A, Juran S, Aung T, Ehrl D, Ninkovic M, Broer P. ‌Safe and sustainable: the extracranial approach toward frontoethmoidal meningoencephalocele repair J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Oct;20(4):334-340.
  33. Kellner F, Stippich C, Wiest R, Lehmann V, Meier R, Beck J, Schucht P, Raabe A, Reyes M, Bink A. ‌Comparison of perioperative automated versus manual two-dimensional tumor analysis in glioblastoma patients Eur J Radiol. 2017 Oct;95:75-81.
  34. Sartori E, Langer R, Vassella E, Hewer E, Schucht P, Zlobec I, Berezowska S. ‌Low co-expression of epidermal growth factor receptor and its chaperone heat shock protein 90 is associated with worse prognosis in primary glioblastoma, IDH-wild-type Oncol Rep. 2017 Oct;38(4):2394-2400.
  35. Hewer E, Prebil N, Berezowska S, Gutt-Will M, Schucht P, Dettmer M, Vassella E. ‌Diagnostic implications of TERT promoter mutation status in diffuse gliomas in a routine clinical setting Virchows Arch. 2017 Nov;471(5):641-649.
  36. Murek M, Jilch A, El-Rahal A, Zubak I, Fung C, Abu-Isa J, Fichtner J, Actor B, Khan N, von Campe G, Radovanovic I, Kuhlen D, Schucht P. ‌It’s been a decade: The Swiss Young Neurosurgeons Society Clinical and Translational Neuroscience. 2018 January-June;2(1);1-3.
  37. Porz N, Knecht U, Sick B, Murina E, da Silva Mendes Pedrosa de Barros N, Schucht P, Herrmann E, Gralla J, Wiest R, El-Koussy M, Slotboom J. ‌Computer-aided radiological diagnostics improves the preoperative diagnoses of medulloblastoma, pilocytic astrocytoma, and ependymoma: A reproducibility study Clinical and Translational Neuroscience. 2018 July-December;2(2);1-11.
  38. Bervini D, Jaeggi C, Mordasini P, Schucht P, Raabe A. ‌Antithrombotic medication and bleeding risk in patients with cerebral cavernous malformations: a cohort study J Neurosurg. 2018 Jun 1;1-9.
  39. da Silva Mendes Pedrosa de Barros N, Meier R, Pletscher M, Stettler S, Knecht U, Herrmann E, Schucht P, Reyes M, Gralla J, Wiest R, Slotboom J. ‌On the relation between MR spectroscopy features and the distance to MRI-visible solid tumor in GBM patients Magn Reson Med. 2018 Dec;80(6):2339-2355.
  40. Seidel K, Raabe A, Schucht P. ‌Reply to "Technology in context: A holistic care approach". Clin Neurophysiol. 2020 Feb;131(2):579.
  41. Hewer E, Phour J, Gutt-Will M, Schucht P, Dettmer M, Vassella E. ‌TERT Promoter Mutation Analysis to Distinguish Glioma From Gliosis. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2020 Apr 1;79(4):430-436.
  42. Schucht P, Lee H, Mezouar M, Hewer E, Raabe A, Murek M, Zubak I, Goldberg J, Kovari E, Pierangelo A, Novikova T. ‌Visualization of White Matter Fiber Tracts of Brain Tissue Sections with Wide-field Imaging Mueller Polarimetry. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2020 Dec;PP.
  43. Suter Y, Knecht U, Alao M, Valenzuela W, Hewer E, Schucht P, Wiest R, Reyes M. ‌Radiomics for glioblastoma survival analysis in pre-operative MRI: exploring feature robustness, class boundaries, and machine learning techniques. Cancer Imaging. 2020 Aug 5;20(1):55.
  44. Roth P, Hottinger A, Hundsberger T, Läubli H, Schucht P, Reinert M, Mamot C, Roelcke U, Pesce G, Hofer S, Weller M. ‌A contemporary perspective on the diagnosis and treatment of diffuse gliomas in adults. Swiss Med Wkly. 2020 Jun 18;150:w20256.
  45. Jain A, Maurya A, Ulrich L, Jaeger M, Rossi R, Antonia N, Schucht P, Dommann A, Frenz M, Akarçay G. ‌Polarimetric imaging in backscattering for the structural characterization of strongly scattering birefringent fibrous media. Opt Express. 2020 May 25;28(11):16673-16695.
  46. Gutt-Will M, Murek M, Schwarz C, Hewer E, Vulcu S, Beck J, Raabe A, Schucht P. ‌Frequent Diagnostic Under-Grading in Isocitrate Dehydrogenase Wild-Type Gliomas due to Small Pathological Tissue Samples. Neurosurgery. 2019 Nov 1;85(5):689-694.
  47. Schucht P, Zubak I, Kuhlen D, Abu-Isa J, Murek M, Raabe A, Soe Z, Aung K, Soe Myint A, Thu M. ‌Assisted Education for Specialized Medicine: A Sustainable Development Plan for Neurosurgery in Myanmar. World Neurosurg. 2019 Oct;130:e854-e861.
  48. Häni L, Vulcu S, Branca M, Fung C, Z'Graggen W, Murek M, Raabe A, Beck J, Schucht P. ‌Subdural versus subgaleal drainage for chronic subdural hematomas: a post hoc analysis of the TOSCAN trial. J Neurosurg. 2019 Aug 30;1-9.
  49. Pérez-García V, Ayala-Hernández L, Belmonte-Beitia J, Schucht P, Murek M, Raabe A, Sepúlveda J. ‌Computational design of improved standardized chemotherapy protocols for grade II oligodendrogliomas. PLoS Comput Biol. 2019 Jul 15;15(7):e1006778.
  50. Schär R, Tashi S, Branca M, Söll N, Cipriani D, Schwarz C, Pollo C, Schucht P, Ulrich C, Beck J, Z'Graggen W, Raabe A. ‌How safe are elective craniotomies in elderly patients in neurosurgery today? A prospective cohort study of 1452 consecutive cases. J Neurosurg. 2020 Apr 24;1-9.
  51. Seidel K, Schucht P, Beck J, Raabe A. ‌Continuous Dynamic Mapping to Identify the Corticospinal Tract in Motor Eloquent Brain Tumors: An Update. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2020 Mar;81(2):105-110.
  52. Seidel K, Jeschko J, Schucht P, Bervini D, Fung C, Krejci V, Z'Graggen W, Fischer U, Arnold M, Goldberg J, Raabe A, Beck J. ‌Somatosensory Evoked Potential and Transcranial Doppler Monitoring to Guide Shunting in Carotid Endarterectomy. J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2020 Jan 14.