Heiko Koller

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Selective thoracic fusion in AIS curves: the definition of target outcomes improves the prediction of spontaneous lumbar curve correction (SLCC)
    Heiko Koller
    Center for Spine Surgery, Werner Wicker Klinik, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 23:1263-81. 2014
  2. pmc Surgical treatment of Scheuermann's kyphosis using a combined antero-posterior strategy and pedicle screw constructs: efficacy, radiographic and clinical outcomes in 111 cases
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center, Werner Wicker Clinic, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 23:180-91. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Reinforcement of lumbosacral instrumentation using S1-pedicle screws combined with S2-alar screws
    H Koller
    Werner Wicker Clinik, German Scoliosis Center, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 25:294-314. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The impact of a distal expansion mechanism added to a standard pedicle screw on pullout resistance. A biomechanical study
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center Bad Wildungen, Werner Wicker Clinic, Im Kreuzfeld 4, D 34537, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Spine J 13:532-41. 2013
  5. pmc In vivo analysis of cervical kinematics after implantation of a minimally constrained cervical artificial disc replacement
    Heiko Koller
    Werner Wicker Clinic, German Scoliosis Center Bad Wildungen, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:747-58. 2013
  6. pmc Non-instrumented correction of cervicothoracic kyphosis in ankylosing spondylitis: a critical analysis on the results of open-wedge osteotomy C7-T1 with gradual Halo-Thoracic-Cast based correction
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center, Werner Wicker Clinic, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:819-32. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Implications of the center of rotation concept for the reconstruction of anterior column lordosis and axial preloads in spinal deformity surgery
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sport Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:43-56. 2012
  8. pmc The impact of halo-gravity traction on curve rigidity and pulmonary function in the treatment of severe and rigid scoliosis and kyphoscoliosis: a clinical study and narrative review of the literature
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center Bad Wildungen, Werner Wicker Klinik, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 21:514-29. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Assessment of two measurement techniques of cervical spine and C1-C2 rotation in the outcome research of axis fractures: a morphometrical analysis using dynamic computed tomography scanning
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:286-90. 2010
  10. pmc In vitro study of accuracy of cervical pedicle screw insertion using an electronic conductivity device (ATPS part III)
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sport Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 18:1300-13. 2009

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Selective thoracic fusion in AIS curves: the definition of target outcomes improves the prediction of spontaneous lumbar curve correction (SLCC)
    Heiko Koller
    Center for Spine Surgery, Werner Wicker Klinik, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 23:1263-81. 2014
    ..Using a novel methodological approach, the authors yielded for a better prediction of SLCC and analyzed the efficacy of anterior scoliosis correction and fusion (ASF)...
  2. pmc Surgical treatment of Scheuermann's kyphosis using a combined antero-posterior strategy and pedicle screw constructs: efficacy, radiographic and clinical outcomes in 111 cases
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center, Werner Wicker Clinic, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 23:180-91. 2014
    ..There is sparse literature on how best to correct Scheuermann's kyphosis (SK). The efficacy of a combined strategy with anterior release and posterior fusion (AR/PSF) with regard to correction rate and outcome is yet to be determined...
  3. doi request reprint Reinforcement of lumbosacral instrumentation using S1-pedicle screws combined with S2-alar screws
    H Koller
    Werner Wicker Clinik, German Scoliosis Center, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 25:294-314. 2013
    ..Increasing construct stability of lumbosacral instrumentations using S2-ala screws as an alternate to iliac screws...
  4. doi request reprint The impact of a distal expansion mechanism added to a standard pedicle screw on pullout resistance. A biomechanical study
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center Bad Wildungen, Werner Wicker Clinic, Im Kreuzfeld 4, D 34537, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Spine J 13:532-41. 2013
    ..Hence, there is a need to further elaborate the alternative screw augmenting techniques to reduce the indications for bone cement...
  5. pmc In vivo analysis of cervical kinematics after implantation of a minimally constrained cervical artificial disc replacement
    Heiko Koller
    Werner Wicker Clinic, German Scoliosis Center Bad Wildungen, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:747-58. 2013
    ..To better understand cervical kinematics following cervical disc replacement (CDR), the in vivo behavior of a minimally constrained CDR was assessed...
  6. pmc Non-instrumented correction of cervicothoracic kyphosis in ankylosing spondylitis: a critical analysis on the results of open-wedge osteotomy C7-T1 with gradual Halo-Thoracic-Cast based correction
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center, Werner Wicker Clinic, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 22:819-32. 2013
    ..Surgical correction still poses neurologic risks, while evidence of an ideal technique preventing its complications is weak...
  7. doi request reprint Implications of the center of rotation concept for the reconstruction of anterior column lordosis and axial preloads in spinal deformity surgery
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sport Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    J Neurosurg Spine 17:43-56. 2012
    ..Therefore, the authors analyzed the effect of different surgical techniques to restore spinal alignment and lordosis as well as the ability to generate axial preloads on VBRs in anterior column reconstructions...
  8. pmc The impact of halo-gravity traction on curve rigidity and pulmonary function in the treatment of severe and rigid scoliosis and kyphoscoliosis: a clinical study and narrative review of the literature
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center Bad Wildungen, Werner Wicker Klinik, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34537, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 21:514-29. 2012
    ..However, little is known with respect to the ideal indications for HGT, its appropriate duration, or its efficacy in the treatment of rigid deformities...
  9. doi request reprint Assessment of two measurement techniques of cervical spine and C1-C2 rotation in the outcome research of axis fractures: a morphometrical analysis using dynamic computed tomography scanning
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:286-90. 2010
    ..In vivo study on cervical spine motion...
  10. pmc In vitro study of accuracy of cervical pedicle screw insertion using an electronic conductivity device (ATPS part III)
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sport Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 18:1300-13. 2009
    ..In addition, we presented a reasonable laboratory setting for the clinical introduction of an ATPS-plate system...
  11. pmc The stabilizing potential of anterior, posterior and combined techniques for the reconstruction of a 2-level cervical corpectomy model: biomechanical study and first results of ATPS prototyping
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sport Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 19:2137-48. 2010
    ..Further studies will elucidate whether fatigue testing will enhance the benefit of transpedicular anchorage with posterior constructs and ATPS...
  12. pmc C2-fractures: part I. Quantitative morphology of the C2 vertebra is a prerequisite for the radiographic assessment of posttraumatic C2-alignment and the investigation of clinical outcomes
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Müllner Hauptstrasse, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 18:978-91. 2009
    ..The current study offers a template including recommended radiological measurements for further research on the study of clinical outcome and posttraumatic alignment following C2-fractures...
  13. pmc Mid- to long-term outcome of instrumented anterior cervical fusion for subaxial injuries
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 18:630-53. 2009
    ..With future studies, it enables objective comparison of surgical techniques and related radiographical, functional and clinical outcome...
  14. pmc Study on accuracy and interobserver reliability of the assessment of odontoid fracture union using plain radiographs or CT scans
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 18:1659-68. 2009
    ..The union rates of odontoid fractures have to be revisited and CT scans as the endpoint anchor in outcome studies of treatment related union rates are recommended...
  15. doi request reprint In vivo analysis of atlantoaxial motion in individuals immobilized with the halo thoracic vest or Philadelphia collar
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University, Mullner Hauptstrasse 48, Salzburg, Austria
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:670-9. 2009
    ..In vivo biomechanical comparison of the halo thoracic vest (HTV) and the Philadelphia collar (PC)...
  16. pmc Long-term investigation of nonsurgical treatment for thoracolumbar and lumbar burst fractures: an outcome analysis in sight of spinopelvic balance
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Mullner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 17:1073-95. 2008
    ..The study substantiates the concept that surgical reconstruction and maintenance of a physiologically shaped spinal curve might be the appropriate treatment in the more severely crushed TLB and LB fractures...
  17. pmc Anterior retropharyngeal fixation C1-2 for stabilization of atlantoaxial instabilities: study of feasibility, technical description and preliminary results
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Katharinenhospital, Kriegsbergstrasse 36, Postfach 10 26 44, 70022, Stuttgart, Germany
    Eur Spine J 15:1326-38. 2006
    ..Based on anatomic findings, the technique and its feasibility in daily clinical work is depicted and discussed on our preliminary results in seven patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous anterior arthrodesis C2-3 and anterior odontoid screw fixation for stabilization of a 4-part fracture of the axis--a technical description
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Trauma, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Katharinenhospital Stuttgart, Germany
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:362-7. 2006
    ..The basic thoughts guiding to treatment options in multiple fractures of the axis are discussed and our therapy concept is presented...
  19. doi request reprint The morbidity of open transthoracic approach for anterior scoliosis correction
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center, Werner Wicker Clinic, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E1586-92. 2010
    ..Retrospective study...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reconstructive surgery for complete talus extrusion using the sandwich block arthrodesis: a report of 2 cases
    Heiko Koller
    Department of Traumatology and Reconstructive Surgery, Katharinenhospital, Stuttgart, Germany
    J Foot Ankle Surg 46:493-8. 2007
    ..In light of these case reports, we believe that the sandwich block arthrodesis offers a useful alternative for the treatment of these serious lower extremity injuries...
  21. ncbi request reprint The fate of elbow arthrodesis: indications, techniques, and outcome in fourteen patients
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Katharinenhospital Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:293-306. 2008
    ..Our indications, favorable results, and complications are discussed. A comprehensive review of literature highlights the technical steps necessary for successful elbow arthrodesis...
  22. pmc Spinal surgery in patients with Parkinson's disease: experiences with the challenges posed by sagittal imbalance and the Parkinson's spine
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center Bad Wildungen, Werner Wicker Klinik, Im Kreuzfeld 4, 34513 Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 19:1785-94. 2010
    ....
  23. pmc A biomechanical rationale for C1-ring osteosynthesis as treatment for displaced Jefferson burst fractures with incompetency of the transverse atlantal ligament
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sport Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Mullner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 19:1288-98. 2010
    ..We demonstrated that under physiological loads, the C1-RO restores sufficient stability at C1-2 preventing significant translation. C1-RO might be a valid alternative for the treatment of displaced JBF in comparison to fusion of C1-2...
  24. pmc Cervical anterior transpedicular screw fixation (ATPS)--Part II. Accuracy of manual insertion and pull-out strength of ATPS
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sport Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 17:539-55. 2008
    ..The use of ATPS shows the potential to increase construct rigidity in terms of screw-plate pull-out resistance. It might diminish construct failures during anterior-only reconstructions of the highly unstable decompressed cervical spine...
  25. pmc Cervical anterior transpedicular screw fixation. Part I: Study on morphological feasibility, indications, and technical prerequisites
    Heiko Koller
    Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Department for Traumatology and Sport Injuries, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 17:523-38. 2008
    ....
  26. pmc C2-fractures: part II. A morphometrical analysis of computerized atlantoaxial motion, anatomical alignment and related clinical outcomes
    Heiko Koller
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 18:1135-53. 2009
    ..The current study offers detailed insight into the radiographical, functional and clinical outcome of C2-fractures. It significantly adds to the understanding of C2-fractures...
  27. pmc Comparison of revision strategies for failed C2-posterior cervical pedicle screws: a biomechanical study
    Michael Mayer
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 22:46-53. 2013
    ..The purpose of the study was therefore to investigate the biomechanical characteristics of two revision techniques after the failure of C2-pCPSs...
  28. doi request reprint Latissimus dorsi tendon transfer for irreparable rotator cuff tears: a modified technique to improve tendon transfer integrity: surgical technique
    Mark Tauber
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:226-39. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that modification of our technique of tendon harvesting would lead to greater fixation stability and a reduced failure rate...
  29. ncbi request reprint The interobserver reliability in diagnosing osseous lesions after first-time anterior shoulder dislocation comparing plain radiographs with computed tomography scans
    Alexander Auffarth
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria Electronic address
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:1507-13. 2013
    ..We evaluated the interobserver reliability of radiologic diagnoses after first-time traumatic shoulder dislocation based on radiographs and computed tomography (CT) images...
  30. doi request reprint How severe are initially undetected injuries to the knee accompanying a femoral shaft fracture?
    Alexander Auffarth
    Department of Traumatology, General Hospital Salzburg, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    J Trauma 66:1398-401. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic treatment of a large lateral femoral notch in acute anterior cruciate ligament tear
    Mark Tauber
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, University Hospital of Salzburg, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:1313-6. 2008
    ..At 1-year follow up the patient has returned to full sporting function, including playing soccer with a radiographically reduced lateral femoral notch sign...
  32. pmc Efficacy of anterior odontoid screw fixation in the elderly patient: a CT-based biometrical analysis of odontoid fractures
    Michael Mayer
    Department for Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Spine J 20:1441-9. 2011
    ....
  33. pmc 4- and 5-level anterior fusions of the cervical spine: review of literature and clinical results
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center, Bad Wildungen, Hessen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 16:2055-71. 2007
    ..The discussion of our results are accompanied by a detailed review of literature, shedding light on the biomechanical challenges in multilevel cervical procedures and suggests conclusions...
  34. doi request reprint Impact of constrained dual-screw anchorage on holding strength and the resistance to cyclic loading in anterior spinal deformity surgery: a comparative biomechanical study
    Heiko Koller
    German Scoliosis Center Bad Wildungen, Werner Wicker Klinik, Bad Wildungen, Germany Department for Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria Institute of Biomechanics, Trauma Center Murnau, Murnau, Germany Institute of Biomechanics, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria and Research Office, Biostatistics, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:E390-8. 2014
    ..Biomechanical in vitro laboratory study...
  35. doi request reprint Operative treatment of distal femoral fractures above total knee arthroplasty with the indirect reduction technique: a long-term follow-up study
    Klaus Kolb
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Katharinenhospital Stuttgart, Kriegsbergstr 60, 70176 Stuttgart, Germany
    Injury 40:433-9. 2009
    ..It works best in proximal fractures when there is minimal comminution of the distal fragment in the hands of an experienced trauma surgeon. Knee function and range of motion increased less over time...
  36. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic screw fixation of large anterior glenoid fractures
    Mark Tauber
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, University Hospital of Salzburg, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 16:326-32. 2008
    ..We recommend this arthroscopic technique allowing for closed reduction and internal screw fixation of large anterior glenoid fractures, ensuring anatomical fracture healing and gleno-humeral joint stability...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dynamic radiologic evaluation of horizontal instability in acute acromioclavicular joint dislocations
    Mark Tauber
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, Salzburg, Austria
    Am J Sports Med 38:1188-95. 2010
    ..Thus far, no functional radiographic techniques have been quantified to evaluate horizontal instability in acute AC joint dislocations...
  38. ncbi request reprint Latissimus dorsi tendon transfer for irreparable rotator cuff tears: a modified technique to improve tendon transfer integrity
    Mohamed Moursy
    Department of Traumatology, University Hospital of Salzburg, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1924-31. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that modification of our technique of tendon harvesting would lead to greater fixation stability and a reduced failure rate...
  39. ncbi request reprint Morphological differences in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a histological and ultrastructural investigation
    Ingrid Sitte
    Department of Traumatology Division of Histology and Embryology, and Department for Medical Statistics, Informatics and Health Economics, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria Department of Traumatology and Sports Medicine, Sankt Vinzenz Krankenhaus Zams, Austria and German Scoliosis Center, Werner Wicker Clinic, Bad Wildungen, Germany
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1672-80. 2013
    ..Histological and ultrastructural evaluation of cell morphologies at the concave and convex side of apical intervertebral discs (IVD) of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS)...
  40. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes of scoliosis surgery in Marfan syndrome
    Juliane Zenner
    German Scoliosis Center, Werner Wicker Clinic, Bad Wildungen, Germany Research Office, Biostatistics Department for Traumatology and Sports Medicine, Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg, Austria
    J Spinal Disord Tech 27:48-58. 2014
    ..Retrospective review of a case series...
  41. doi request reprint An alternative technique for the exact sizing of glenoid bone defects
    Alexander Auffarth
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries of the Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria
    Clin Imaging 36:574-6. 2012
    ..With the use of software originally designed for architectural purposes, the exact percentage of a glenoid defect was measured on three-dimensional computed tomography images...
  42. doi request reprint Direct pectoralis major muscle transfer for dynamic stabilization of scapular winging
    Mark Tauber
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, University Hospital Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:29S-34S. 2008
    ..The magnetic resonance imaging findings showed no structural alterations, such as fatty degeneration or muscle atrophy of the transferred muscle, but showed traumatic incomplete rupture of the transferred tendon in 1 patient...
  43. doi request reprint Secondary intracranial hemorrhage after mild head injury in patients with low-dose acetylsalicylate acid prophylaxis
    Mark Tauber
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, University Hospital of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    J Trauma 67:521-5; discussion 525. 2009
    ..In the literature, there is no evidence concerning the incidence of secondary intracranial hemorrhagic events (SIHE) in patients with LDA prophylaxis that had negative primary computed tomography (CT)-scan of the head...
  44. doi request reprint Semitendinosus tendon graft versus a modified Weaver-Dunn procedure for acromioclavicular joint reconstruction in chronic cases: a prospective comparative study
    Mark Tauber
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, University Hospital of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Am J Sports Med 37:181-90. 2009
    ..Although it represents a biomechanical improvement compared with coracoacromial ligament transfer, there is still a lack of prospective comparative studies confirming the clinical relevance of these biomechanical findings...
  45. ncbi request reprint Fixation of distal femoral fractures with the Less Invasive Stabilization System: a minimally invasive treatment with locked fixed-angle screws
    Werner Kolb
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    J Trauma 65:1425-34. 2008
    ..The Less Invasive Stabilization System (LISS) is an internal fixator, which combines closed reduction of the diaphysis or metaphysis of distal femur fractures with locked unicortical screw fixation...
  46. doi request reprint Opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy with a locked low-profile plate
    Werner Kolb
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Bethesda Hospital, Hohenheimer Strasse 21, 70184 Stuttgart, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2581-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to assess the short-term results of opening-wedge high tibial osteotomies with locked plate fixation...
  47. doi request reprint Fixation of periprosthetic femur fractures above total knee arthroplasty with the less invasive stabilization system: a midterm follow-up study
    Werner Kolb
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
    J Trauma 69:670-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the midterm functional outcome of a group of patients with periprosthetic fractures above well-fixed total knee arthroplasties treated with the LISS...
  48. doi request reprint Opening-wedge high tibial osteotomy with a locked low-profile plate: surgical technique
    Werner Kolb
    Department of Trauma Surgery, Bethesda Hospital, Hohenheimer Strasse 21, 70184 Stuttgart, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:197-207. 2010
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to assess the short-term results of opening-wedge high tibial osteotomies with locked plate fixation...
  49. doi request reprint Transosseous arthroscopic repair of partial articular-surface supraspinatus tendon tears
    Mark Tauber
    Department of Traumatology and Sports Injuries, University Hospital of Salzburg, Muellner Hauptstrasse 48, 5020, Salzburg, Austria
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 16:608-13. 2008
    ..Thus, anatomical tendon-to-bone contact of the rotator cuff to the footprint is restored. Preliminary clinical results of 16 patients are convincing with significant pain relief and functional improvement...
  50. pmc Letter to the Editor concerning: A systematic review of the management of hangman's fractures by Xin-Feng Li et al. (2006) Eur Spine J 15:257-269
    Heiko Koller
    Eur Spine J 15:1415-8; author reply 1419-21. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Nonoperative management of vertical C2 body fractures
    Heiko Koller
    Neurosurgery 58:E590; author reply E590. 2006