Bernd Fink

Summary

Affiliation: Orthopaedic Clinic
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Extended approach in hip revision and preservation of the muscles. Is that possible?]
    B Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröninigen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, Markgröningen
    Z Orthop Unfall 151:243-7. 2013
  2. pmc High diagnostic value of synovial biopsy in periprosthetic joint infection of the hip
    Bernd Fink
    Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, Markgröningen 71706, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:956-64. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Minimally invasive posterior approach for total hip arthroplasty]
    B Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706, Markgröningen, Deutschland
    Orthopade 41:382-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Hip revision arthroplasty in periprosthetic fractures of vancouver type B2 and B3
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Markgröningen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 26:206-11. 2012
  5. doi request reprint [Repair of chronic ruptures of the gluteus medius muscle using a nonresorbable patch]
    B Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706, Markgröningen, Deutschland
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 24:23-9. 2012
  6. pmc Articulating spacers used in two-stage revision of infected hip and knee prostheses abrade with time
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1095-102. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Morphologic changes in the vastus medialis muscle in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Markgröningen, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 56:3626-33. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Short-term results of hip revisions with a curved cementless modular stem in association with the surgical approach
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706, Markgröningen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:65-73. 2009
  9. pmc Comparison of a minimally invasive posterior approach and the standard posterior approach for total hip arthroplasty A prospective and comparative study
    Bernd Fink
    Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:46. 2010
  10. doi request reprint [Technique of implantation of a cementless press-fit cup in revisions with severe bone defects]
    Bernd Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 20:157-67. 2008

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint [Extended approach in hip revision and preservation of the muscles. Is that possible?]
    B Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröninigen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, Markgröningen
    Z Orthop Unfall 151:243-7. 2013
    ..The transfemoral approach is an extended approach with sparing of the gluteal muscles and the vasto-gluteal sling. Reproducible good clinical results can be achieved...
  2. pmc High diagnostic value of synovial biopsy in periprosthetic joint infection of the hip
    Bernd Fink
    Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, Markgröningen 71706, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:956-64. 2013
    ..The role of the synovial biopsy in the preoperative diagnosis of a periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) of the hip has not been clearly defined...
  3. doi request reprint [Minimally invasive posterior approach for total hip arthroplasty]
    B Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706, Markgröningen, Deutschland
    Orthopade 41:382-9. 2012
    ..Lower levels of muscle enzymes as a parameter for muscle trauma, could not be seen...
  4. doi request reprint Hip revision arthroplasty in periprosthetic fractures of vancouver type B2 and B3
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Markgröningen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 26:206-11. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint [Repair of chronic ruptures of the gluteus medius muscle using a nonresorbable patch]
    B Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706, Markgröningen, Deutschland
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 24:23-9. 2012
    ..Improvement of gait and limping by functional stabilization of the pelvis. Reduction of pain in the region of the greater trochanter...
  6. pmc Articulating spacers used in two-stage revision of infected hip and knee prostheses abrade with time
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:1095-102. 2011
    ..Articulating spacers used in two-stage revision surgery of infected prostheses have the potential to abrade and subsequently induce third-body wear of the new prosthesis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Morphologic changes in the vastus medialis muscle in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Markgröningen, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 56:3626-33. 2007
    ..To investigate the frequency of structural changes in the vastus medialis muscle in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee...
  8. doi request reprint Short-term results of hip revisions with a curved cementless modular stem in association with the surgical approach
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706, Markgröningen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:65-73. 2009
    ..A prospective study was designed to test the hypothesis that short-term results after hip revisions are in association with the surgical approach with lower clinical scores for the transfemoral approach...
  9. pmc Comparison of a minimally invasive posterior approach and the standard posterior approach for total hip arthroplasty A prospective and comparative study
    Bernd Fink
    Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:46. 2010
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  10. doi request reprint [Technique of implantation of a cementless press-fit cup in revisions with severe bone defects]
    Bernd Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 20:157-67. 2008
    ..Revision of loose cups of total hip arthroplasties. Implantation and solid fixation of a cementless press-fit cup to restore painless joint function...
  11. doi request reprint The value of synovial biopsy, joint aspiration and C-reactive protein in the diagnosis of late peri-prosthetic infection of total knee replacements
    B Fink
    Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic, Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:874-8. 2008
    ..5% (95% 81.0 to 96.0 CI) and an accuracy of 78.1%. We found that biopsy was superior to joint aspiration and C-reactive protein in the diagnosis of late peri-prosthetic infection of total knee replacements...
  12. doi request reprint Bone regeneration in the proximal femur following implantation of modular revision stems with distal fixation
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:465-70. 2011
    ..A quantitative analysis of the response of proximal femur bone to implantation of revision stems with distal fixation and of the factors that affect that response has not previously been published...
  13. pmc Two-stage cementless revision of infected hip endoprostheses
    Bernd Fink
    Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1848-58. 2009
    ..Using cementless prostheses in two-stage revisions of periprosthetic infections of the hip in combination with a specific local and systemic antibiotic therapy seems to eradicate infection and provide implant stability...
  14. pmc Revision of late periprosthetic infections of total hip endoprostheses: pros and cons of different concepts
    Bernd Fink
    Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    Int J Med Sci 6:287-95. 2009
    ....
  15. doi request reprint [Exchange of acetabular cups with severe bone defects using antiprotrusion cages]
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopadische Klinik, Markgröningen, Germany
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 22:256-67. 2010
    ..Replacement of a loosened acetabular cup attended by massive bone defects involving both columns. Acetabular restoration and proof fixation of a new acetabular cup to restore a pain-free joint function...
  16. ncbi request reprint The influence of callus distraction on the growth plate
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Clinic Markgroeningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgroeningen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:417-23. 2007
    ..This study was designed to investigate the morphology, thickness and cellularity of the growth plate during callus distraction performed in the immediate vicinity of the growth plate...
  17. doi request reprint [Logistic requirements and biopsy of periprosthetic infections: what should be taken into consideration?]
    B Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Deutschland
    Orthopade 41:15-9. 2012
    ..It is preferable to repeating an aspiration when data are unclear, i.e. in cases of potentially false positives or negatives results of aspiration...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surface replacement of the humeral head in rheumatoid arthritis
    Bernd Fink
    Department of Endoprosthetic, General Orthopaedic and Rheuma Surgery, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71703 Markgröningen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:366-73. 2004
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the results of this surface replacement as a hemiarthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Periprosthetic fractures of the femur associated with hip arthroplasty
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic of Markgröningen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 125:433-42. 2005
    ....
  20. doi request reprint [Treatment of femoroacetabular impingement using a minimally invasive anterior approach]
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopadische Klinik, Markgröningen, Germany
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 22:17-27. 2010
    ..Treatment of femoracetabular impingement to prevent or delay the development of secondary osteoarthritis of the hip. Improvement of the mechanical limitation of the range of motion of the hip joint. Pain-free movement of the hip...
  21. pmc Sufficient release of antibiotic by a spacer 6 weeks after implantation in two-stage revision of infected hip prostheses
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706 Markgröningen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 469:3141-7. 2011
    ..Although antibiotic-loaded spacers are commonly used to treat periprosthetic infections, it is unclear whether spacers continue to release bactericidal levels of antibiotic 6 weeks after implantation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Modified transfemoral approach to revision arthroplasty with uncemented modular revision stems
    Bernd Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, D 71706, Markgröningen, Deutschland
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 19:32-55. 2007
    ..Removal of a loose or fractured stem in total hip arthroplasty. Implantation and secure fixation of a modular uncemented revision stem to restore painless joint function...
  23. ncbi request reprint A modified transfemoral approach using modular cementless revision stems
    Bernd Fink
    Department of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Ortho paedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Markgröningen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 462:105-14. 2007
    ..The modified transfemoral approach in combination with a curved, modular revision stem showed reproducibly good results concerning union of the bony flap and subsidence of the stem if the fixation zone was not less than 3 cm...
  24. doi request reprint Distal interlocking screws with a modular revision stem for revision total hip arthroplasty in severe bone defects
    Bernd Fink
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Markgröningen, Germany
    J Arthroplasty 25:759-65. 2010
    ..9 points preoperatively to 75 +/- 10 points at 24 months. This concept of additional stem fixation with distal interlocking screws represents a useful treatment option for revision arthroplasty in rare cases of a defective isthmus...
  25. pmc High rate of infection control with one-stage revision of septic knee prostheses excluding MRSA and MRSE
    Joachim Singer
    Clinic of Joint Replacement, General and Rheumatic Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic Markgröningen gGmbH, Kurt Lindemann Weg 10, 71706, Markgröningen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:1461-71. 2012
    ..The rate of infection control for one-stage revision of infected knee arthroplasties is unclear as are the factors influencing infection control. Such factors include duration of infection and the type of infected prosthesis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Survival analysis and longterm results of elbow synovectomy in rheumatoid arthritis
    Martin Fuerst
    Department of Orthopaedics, Clinic of Joint Replacement, Markgröningen, Germany
    J Rheumatol 33:892-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate longterm results and survival rate of open synovectomy of the elbow joint in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Modern three-piece total ankle replacement. Frequency and causes of luxation and premature wear of the polyethylene bearing]
    A H Hoffmann
    Abteilung Endoprothetik, Allgemeine Orthopädie und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen, Markgröningen, Deutschland
    Orthopade 36:908-12, 914-6. 2007
    ..Causes of failure of the mobile bearing are mostly found in incorrect indication, incorrect soft tissue balancing, incorrect positioning of components, implantation in ankles with hindfoot malalignment and ankle instability...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Principles of fixation of the cementless modular revision stem Revitan]
    B Fink
    Klinik für Endoprothetik, Allgemeine und Rheumaorthopädie, Orthopädische Klinik Markgröningen
    Unfallchirurg 108:1029-32, 1034-7. 2005
    ..Transversal slides of 7-8 mm thickness were performed at the fixation areas of each implant and the implant-bone contact was analysed macroscopically and using contact radiography...
  29. doi request reprint The DUROM cup humeral surface replacement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Surgical technique
    Martin Fuerst
    Department of Orthopedics, Rheumaklinik Bad Bramstedt, Bad Bramstedt, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:287-98. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the midterm results of the DUROM cup surface replacement for patients with rheumatoid arthritis affecting the glenohumeral joint...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dislocation of the polyethylene liner in hip arthroplasty: 6 patients with dislocation within 3 years
    Oliver Niggemeyer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital of Hamburg, Germany
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:403-6. 2002
    ..This early complication may be difficult to diagnose because of normal radiographs. We suggest that the manufacturer should provide the insert with a metal marker to make this complication easier to detect...
  31. ncbi request reprint Histomorphometry of distraction osteogenesis during experimental tibial lengthening
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 17:113-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the current study was to analyze distraction osteogenesis histomorphometrically to investigate the amount of enchondral ossification adjacent to intramembranous ossification...
  32. ncbi request reprint Bilaterally increased VEGF-levels in muscles during experimental unilateral callus distraction
    Nils Hansen-Algenstaedt
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, 20246, Germany
    J Orthop Res 21:805-12. 2003
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint High migration rate of two types of threaded acetabular cups
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Department, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:17-25. 2004
    ..Survivorship analysis was performed on 479 Link V-type threaded cups and on 110 modified V-type Bad Bramstedt cups (a modification of the Link V-type cup since 1993 with a smaller primary coil) to evaluate the effect of the modifications...
  34. ncbi request reprint The DUROM cup humeral surface replacement in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Martin Fuerst
    Department of Orthopedics, Rheumaklinik Bad Bramstedt, OskarAlexander Strasse 26, D 24576, Bad Bramstedt, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1756-62. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the midterm results of the DUROM cup surface replacement for patients with rheumatoid arthritis affecting the glenohumeral joint...
  35. ncbi request reprint Midterm results of "thrust plate" prosthesis
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Department, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    J Arthroplasty 22:703-10. 2007
    ..Thrust plate prosthesis is not an alternative to stemmed endoprostheses. It may be rarely indicated in very young patients where, because of their age, several revision operations can be expected...
  36. ncbi request reprint Degenerative changes of the interface membrane as a possible reason for prosthesis loosening
    Gerhard Krohmer
    Institute of Pathology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Histol Histopathol 23:925-33. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to perform a comparative evaluation of septic and aseptic interface membranes, assessing histological features, inflammatory infiltrate, and expression of inflammatory cytokines...
  37. ncbi request reprint Results of elbow endoprostheses in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in correlation with previous operations
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Department, Clinic for Rheumatology Bad Bramstedt, University of Hamburg, Germany
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 11:360-7. 2002
    ..We conclude that resection interposition arthroplasty seems to be associated with complications and failures when a subsequent endoprosthesis is used...
  38. ncbi request reprint Analysis of pigmented villonodular synovitis with genome-wide complementary DNA microarray and tissue array technology reveals insight into potential novel therapeutic approaches
    Katharina Finis
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Arthritis Rheum 54:1009-19. 2006
    ..To characterize the gene expression profile and determine potential diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets in pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS)...
  39. ncbi request reprint The thrust plate prosthesis in patients with aseptic osteonecrosis of the femoral head
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Department, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 122:499-505. 2002
    ..Depending on the etiology of the femoral head necrosis, the TPP might lead to early failures...
  40. ncbi request reprint Monitoring of bone formation during distraction osteogenesis via osteocalcin: a time sequence study in dogs
    Bernd Fink
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Orthop Sci 7:557-61. 2002
    ....