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Detail Lukas Unger, PhD

Department of Surgery (Division of General Surgery)
Position: Research Associate (Postdoc)

ORCID: 0000-0002-8423-2268


Colorectal Neoplasms; Colorectal Surgery; Hypertension, Portal; Liver Transplantation

Research group(s)

Selected publications

  1. Unger, L.W. et al., 2019. Guideline-conform statin use reduces overall mortality in patients with compensated liver disease. Scientific Reports, 9(1). Available at:
  2. Unger, L.W. et al., 2017. The role of TIPS in the management of liver transplant candidates. United European Gastroenterology Journal, 5(8), pp.1100–1107. Available at:
  3. Unger, L.W. et al., 2017. Management of portal hypertension before and after liver transplantation. Liver Transplantation, 24(1), pp.112–121. Available at:
  4. Unger, L.W. et al., 2019. Mesenteric granulomas independently predict long‐term risk of surgical recurrence in Crohn’s disease. Colorectal Disease. Available at:
  5. Unger, L.W. et al., 2018. Effect of pathologist’s dedication on lymph node detection rate and postoperative survival in colorectal cancer. Colorectal Disease, 20(7), pp.O173–O180. Available at: