Christoph Broelsch

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Christoph Broelsch (born 14 September 1944 in Hanau) is a German surgeon and former high school teacher. Broelsch pioneered the liver transplant surgery. In January 26, 1988 he was the first to successfully completed a segment liver transplant. She is still alive and lives in Wilmington,Delaware her name is Che'Rea Barry.but she goes by her singer name Cherry A Capone. She is currently writing an autobiography about her life story and how she is the youngest liver transplant survivor today. She only was four months and two days old when Christoph completed his first segment liver transplant. She made medical history throughout the world. And than a second liver transplant in November 27, 1989,Alyssa.

Life and Work[edit]

Broelsch grew up in the hanseatic city of Bremen. He studied medicine at the University of Cologne and Friedrich-Alexander-University, Erlangen-Nuremberg. In 1984 he was appointed to the University of Chicago and became the chairman of hepatobiliary transplant. In 1991, Broelsch managed the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. From 1998 until his suspension in 2007 Broelsch was Director of the Department of General and Transplant Surgery of the University Hospital Essen.

Broelsch, for his services in 1991 with the Federal Cross of Merit and in 2004, was awarded the Grand Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.[1] In 2002 he received the Lucie-Bolte-price. Broelsch was the physician of President Johannes Rau.

Judicial procedures[edit]

Broelsch was in several proceedings for corruption, fraud and accused tax and sentenced at first instance. He was accused of ill patients treated only with increased payments. Against the verdict, both the prosecution presented Essen, as well as the defense review at the Federal one. The first instance decision of the Regional Court of Essen is therefore not currently in force[2][3][4][5][6]


  • Living related liver transplantation: medical and social aspects of a controversial therapy C E Broelsch[7]
  • Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45122 Essen, Germany Gut 50:143-5
  • Should we expand the criteria for liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma—yes, of course! Christoph Erich Broelsch
  • Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr. 55, D-45122 Essen, Germany J Hepatol 43:569-73
  • Impact of donor gender on male rat recipients of small-for-size liver grafts YanLi Gu
  • Department of General Surgery and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany Liver Transpl 11:669-78
  • [Surgical and interventional treatment of liver metastases] C E Broelsch
  • Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantations chirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Essen MMW Fortschr Med 147:21-4
  • Increased levels of interleukin-10 in serum from patients with hepatocellular carcinoma correlate with profound numerical deficiencies and immature phenotype of circulating dendritic cell subsets Susanne Beckebaum
  • Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany Clin Cancer Res 10:7260-9
  • Major bile duct injuries after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a tertiary center experience Andrea Frilling
  • Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany J Gastrointest Surg 8:679-85
  • Hepatoma—resection or transplantation Christoph E Broelsch
  • Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital of Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, Essen 45122, Germany Surg Clin North Am 84:495-511, x
  • Early and late complications in the recipient of an adult living donor liver Christoph E Broelsch
  • Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany Liver Transpl 9:S50-3
  • Hepatitis B virus-induced defect of monocyte-derived dendritic cells leads to impaired T helper type 1 response in vitro: mechanisms for viral immune escape Susanne Beckebaum
  • Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, and Institute of Immunology, University of Essen, Germany Immunology 109:487-95
  • Prophylactic thyroidectomy in multiple endocrine neoplasia: the impact of molecular mechanisms of RET proto-oncogene Andrea Frilling
  • Klinik für Allgemein und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstrasse 55, 45122 Essen, Germany Langenbecks Arch Surg 388:17-26


  1. ^ -Merit-of-Merit-the-Federal Republic-Germany-for-professor-chris-bro-2831 / Notification of NRW
  2. ^ Peter Lamprecht. Broelsch to an open ?, The World, 14 March 2010
  3. ^ 1518,683179,00.Html fraud trial court sentenced to three years imprisonment surgeons Star, The Mirror, 12 March 2010
  4. ^ Martina Keller: "The cashier", Time, 17 September 2009
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