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Felix Harpain Felix Harpain

Department of General Surgery (Division of Visceral Surgery)
Position: Doctor-in-training

ORCID: 0000-0001-6589-5712


Chemoradiotherapy; Colorectal Neoplasms; Colorectal Surgery; General Surgery; Inflammatory Bowel Diseases; Quality Assurance, Health Care; Short Bowel Syndrome; Translational Medical Research

Research group(s)

Selected publications

  1. Harpain, F. et al., 2020. Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) in ovarian cancer patients - a multi-centre comparative cohort study. International Journal of Surgery. Available at:
  2. Harpain, F. et al., 2020. Short-term outcome after ventral hernia repair using self-gripping mesh in sublay technique – A retrospective cohort analysis. International Journal of Surgery, 75, pp.47–52. Available at:
  3. Kranawetter, M. et al., 2019. Low anterior resection syndrome (LARS) in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer after primary debulking surgery. Gynecologic Oncology, 154(3), pp.577–582. Available at:
  4. Harpain, F. et al., 2018. FGF8 induces therapy resistance in neoadjuvantly radiated rectal cancer. Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology, 145(1), pp.77–86. Available at:
  5. Ahmed, M.A. et al., 2016. Fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 induced resistance to radiation therapy in colorectal cancer. Oncotarget, 7(43). Available at: