H Fansa

Summary

Affiliation: Otto-von-Guericke University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi Common peroneal nerve palsy caused by a ganglion. Case report
    H Fansa
    Department for Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University Hospital, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 32:425-7. 1998
  2. ncbi Tissue engineering of peripheral nerves: Epineurial grafts with application of cultured Schwann cells
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Microsurgery 23:72-7. 2003
  3. ncbi [Free microvascular transplantation of the proximal interphalangeal joint for primary reconstruction of the metacarpophalangeal joint]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Madgeburg, Germany
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 34:205-8. 2002
  4. ncbi Host responses after acellular muscle basal lamina allografting used as a matrix for tissue engineered nerve grafts1
    Hisham Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Transplantation 74:381-7. 2002
  5. ncbi Influence of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) on nerve autografts and tissue-engineered nerve grafts
    Hisham Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 26:87-93. 2002
  6. ncbi [Heterotopic replantation after bilateral lower leg amputation]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs, und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Chirurg 72:1369-72. 2001
  7. ncbi Revascularization of tissue-engineered nerve grafts and invasion of macrophages
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Tissue Eng 7:519-24. 2001
  8. ncbi The effect of the immunosuppressant FK 506 on peripheral nerve regeneration following nerve grafting
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, and the Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Germany
    J Hand Surg Br 24:38-42. 1999
  9. ncbi [Cultivating human Schwann cells for tissue engineering of peripheral nerves]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultat, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 32:181-6. 2000
  10. ncbi Tissue engineering of peripheral nerves: A comparison of venous and acellular muscle grafts with cultured Schwann cells
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:485-94; discussion 495-6. 2001

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. ncbi Common peroneal nerve palsy caused by a ganglion. Case report
    H Fansa
    Department for Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University Hospital, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 32:425-7. 1998
    ..A magnetic resonance (MR) scan showed compression of the nerve by a ganglion, which was excised and the nerve was released. Three months later the lost muscle function had returned completely...
  2. ncbi Tissue engineering of peripheral nerves: Epineurial grafts with application of cultured Schwann cells
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Microsurgery 23:72-7. 2003
    ....
  3. ncbi [Free microvascular transplantation of the proximal interphalangeal joint for primary reconstruction of the metacarpophalangeal joint]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Madgeburg, Germany
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 34:205-8. 2002
  4. ncbi Host responses after acellular muscle basal lamina allografting used as a matrix for tissue engineered nerve grafts1
    Hisham Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Transplantation 74:381-7. 2002
    ..We established grafts from Schwann cells and basal lamina from acellular muscles. These grafts offer a regeneration that is comparable to autologous nerve grafts...
  5. ncbi Influence of insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) on nerve autografts and tissue-engineered nerve grafts
    Hisham Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 26:87-93. 2002
    ..Seemingly, in these grafts the interactive feedback mechanisms of neuron, glial cell, and extracellular matrix are not established, and IGF-I cannot exert its action as a pleiotrophic signal...
  6. ncbi [Heterotopic replantation after bilateral lower leg amputation]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs, und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Chirurg 72:1369-72. 2001
    ..Replantation is an established procedure in reconstructive surgery. In a bilateral lower leg amputation attempts should be made to rescue at least one extremity, if the patients' vital conditions are stable...
  7. ncbi Revascularization of tissue-engineered nerve grafts and invasion of macrophages
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Tissue Eng 7:519-24. 2001
    ..As these grafts are lacking Wallerian degeneration delayed macrophage invasion may not impair degeneration-dependent regeneration, but presence of macrophage derived or induced growth factors may be decreased...
  8. ncbi The effect of the immunosuppressant FK 506 on peripheral nerve regeneration following nerve grafting
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, and the Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Germany
    J Hand Surg Br 24:38-42. 1999
    ..Whether this is related to a pruning mechanism or to a down-regulation of regenerative processes in the nerve due to possible neurotoxic effects of FK 506 remains unknown...
  9. ncbi [Cultivating human Schwann cells for tissue engineering of peripheral nerves]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultat, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 32:181-6. 2000
    ..The age-dependent proliferation underlines the need for alternative sources for Schwann cells...
  10. ncbi Tissue engineering of peripheral nerves: A comparison of venous and acellular muscle grafts with cultured Schwann cells
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:485-94; discussion 495-6. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi Cryopreservation of peripheral nerve grafts
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 23:1227-33. 2000
    ..Grafts subjected to controlled freezing support axonal regeneration to a certain extent, but further studies are required to assess various cooling patterns, cryoprotectants, and graft revascularization...
  12. ncbi [Morbidity of the abdominal wall after breast reconstruction and elective abdominoplasty]
    S Altmann
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie Direktor Prof Dr W Schneider, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 36:379-83. 2004
    ..Similar aesthetic and functional problems are described for patients after elective abdominoplasty. Is morbidity of the abdominal wall after breast reconstruction based on muscle lesions or on the trauma from operation?..
  13. ncbi Regeneration of peripheral nerves after clenbuterol treatment in a rat model
    O Frerichs
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Str 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 24:1687-91. 2001
    ..Thus, therapy with 100 microg/kg clenbuterol daily after coaptation of a sciatic nerve showed a positive influence on clinical, histological, and morphometrical parameters in the rat model. The underlying mechanism remains unclear...
  14. ncbi Structural parameters of collagen nerve grafts influence peripheral nerve regeneration
    Felix Stang
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Biomaterials 26:3083-91. 2005
    ..This indicates that not only viable Schwann cells are an imperative prerequisite but also structural parameters determine peripheral nerve regeneration...
  15. ncbi [Secondary nerve reconstruction in the upper extremity in children--results with respect to number of motor units]
    O Lenz-Scharf
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 36:19-24. 2004
    ..Although children have a very good regeneration potential, the examined cases did not achieve a complete restoration of all motor units of the muscles...
  16. ncbi [The influence on nerve regeneration by the beta2-receptor agonist clenbuterol]
    O Frerichs
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg, Germany
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 34:84-8. 2002
    ..The assessment was done histologically, morphometrically and clinically. The weight ratio of the soleus and extensor digitorum muscles of the operated to the contralateral side was measured...
  17. ncbi In vivo predegeneration of peripheral nerves: an effective technique to obtain activated Schwann cells for nerve conduits
    G Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Germany
    J Neurosci Methods 89:17-24. 1999
    ..The Schwann cells from predegenerated nerves revealed an increased proliferation rate compared to the control, whereas fibroblast contamination was decreased. Best results were obtained 1 week after predegeneration...
  18. doi Minocycline protects Schwann cells from ischemia-like injury and promotes axonal outgrowth in bioartificial nerve grafts lacking Wallerian degeneration
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Exp Neurol 212:189-200. 2008
    ..In common nerve grafts, however, where Wallerian degeneration is a prerequisite, the anti-angiogenic and macrophage-depressing effect is an obstacle for regeneration...
  19. ncbi [Surgical treatment of cicatricial carcinoma--methods and results]
    O Lenz
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Chirurg 72:690-6. 2001
    ..This has a deep impact on the quality of life of the patients. Scar carcinoma often occurs in burn scars, but also in chronic ulcers of the lower extremities and in chronic pressure sores...
  20. ncbi The pedicled rectus femoris muscle flap for reconstruction of complicated abdominal wall defects
    A Daigeler
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Rozhl Chir 84:238-43. 2005
    ..Due to the sometimes discouraging results of meshes muscle flaps are an appreciated alternative. We followed up a series of cases to assess the value of the pedicled rectus femoris muscle flap...
  21. ncbi [Replantation at lower leg level]
    A Daigeler
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Chirurg 74:1040-6. 2003
    ..In some cases of bilateral amputation, in which orthotopic replantation is not possible due to the complex trauma, heterotopic replantation is a therapeutic option. This avoids prosthetic fitting...
  22. ncbi Nitric oxide synthase, an essential factor in peripheral nerve regeneration
    G Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 49:885-97. 2003
    ..A lack of eNOS was well tolerated, although a delay in nerve revascularization was observed. Thus, after peripheral nerve lesion, regular NOS activity is essential for cell survival and recovery with reference to the nNOS isoform...
  23. ncbi [Abdominal wall reconstruction with pedicled rectus femoris muscle flap]
    A Daigeler
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Chirurg 75:609-14. 2004
    ..The disadvantages of meshes are well known. The use of muscle flaps is an appreciated alternative...
  24. ncbi Peripheral nerve tissue engineering: autologous Schwann cells vs. transdifferentiated mesenchymal stem cells
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Tissue Eng 12:1451-65. 2006
    ..The results indicate that transdifferentiated MSCs implanted into devitalized muscle grafts are able to support peripheral nerve regeneration to some extent, and offer a potential for new therapeutic strategies...
  25. ncbi Transdifferentiated mesenchymal stem cells as alternative therapy in supporting nerve regeneration and myelination
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 26:1235-52. 2006
    ..They are multipotent stem cells that differentiate into cells of the mesodermal lineage like bone, cartilage, fat, and muscle. Although adult, their differentiation potential is remarkable, and they are able to transdifferentiate...
  26. ncbi [Electrophysiological methods for diagnosis of entrapment syndromes of peripheral nerves]
    O Lenz
    , Wiederherstellungs- und Handchirurgie, , Magdeburg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 33:342-8. 2001
    ..Furthermore, these methods give information about regeneration processes after nerve damage and their recovery after reconstruction and transplantation. From our point of view, these methods should be included in investigation routinely...
  27. ncbi [Surgical treatment of axillary hidradenitis suppurativa]
    S Altmann
    , Wiederherstellungs- und Handchirurgie, , , Magdeburg
    Chirurg 72:1413-6. 2001
    ..Open granulation or split-skin grafting are inferior compared with a primary closure by transposition flap. Using the Limberg flap the donor site can be closed primarily...
  28. ncbi Collagen nerve conduits--assessment of biocompatibility and axonal regeneration
    Felix Stang
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology and Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University of Magdeburg, Germany
    Biomed Mater Eng 15:3-12. 2005
    ..From these results, we conclude that a sufficient biocompatibility of bioartificial nerve conduits is a necessary prerequisite, however, it remains only one of several parameters important for peripheral nerve regeneration...
  29. ncbi Comparison of different biogenic matrices seeded with cultured Schwann cells for bridging peripheral nerve defects
    H Fansa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Staedtische Kliniken Mitte, Teutoburger Strasse 50, 33604 Bielefeld, Germany
    Neurol Res 26:167-73. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi NOS-mediated differences in peripheral nerve graft revascularization and regeneration
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuroreport 13:1463-8. 2002
    ....
  31. ncbi Orthotopic and heterotopic lower leg reimplantation. Evaluation of seven patients
    A Daigeler
    Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:554-8. 2003
    ..Although reimplantation of the lower leg requires prolonged hospitalisation, delayed mobilisation and secondary operations, we conclude that there is an indication for this operation in order to improve the patient's quality of life...
  32. ncbi [Malignant eccrine poroma]
    O Frerichs
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Asthetische Chirurgie, Städtische Kliniken Bielefeld, Germany
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 38:185-7. 2006
    ..Malignant eccrine poroma is a very rare tumour of the sweat glands with high malignancy and presenting with a polymorph clinical and histological picture...
  33. ncbi Bridging extra large defects of peripheral nerves: possibilities and limitations of alternative biological grafts from acellular muscle and Schwann cells
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Tissue Eng 11:1004-14. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi [Transfer of trapezius muscle for reconstruction of abduction of the shoulder]
    S Altmann
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultat, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg
    Orthopade 35:450-1, 453-5. 2006
    ..For reconstruction of the most important functions muscle transfers are indicated. To restore abduction and external rotation of the shoulder the trapezius muscle transfer is mainly used...
  35. ncbi [Autologous tissue transplantation (TRAM/DIEP) as an option of therapy in capsular contracture]
    S Bruner
    Klinik für Plastische, Rekonstruktive und Asthetische Chirurgie Chefarzt PD Dr H Fansa, Städtische Kliniken Bielefeld gem GmbH, Klinikum Mitte, Teutoburger Strasse 50, 33604 Bielefeld, Germany
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 36:362-6. 2004
    ..In our experience, the free microvascular transfer of abdominal tissue (TRAM/DIEP flap) offers a treatment option for patients seeking alternatives other than repeated capsulectomies and implant changes for severe capsular contracture...
  36. ncbi [Therapy of chest wall osteomyelitis]
    O Frerichs
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Otto von Guericke Universitat Magdeburg
    Chirurg 72:1020-5. 2001
    ..Chronic osteomyelitis of the chest wall requires radical debridement and defect coverage with well-perfused tissue. The implantation of synthetic material is still under discussion because of the risk of infection...
  37. ncbi Successful intramuscular neurotization is dependent on the denervation period. A histomorphological study of the gracilis muscle in rats
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute for Medical Neurobiology, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 31:221-8. 2005
    ..Quantity and quality of motor endplate formation depended on the denervation period. Thus, in special clinical situations intramuscular neurotization within a distinct time window provides a good reconstructive option...
  38. ncbi Inhibiting effect of minocycline on the regeneration of peripheral nerves
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Dev Neurobiol 67:1382-95. 2007
    ..Therefore, we suggest that additional research into optimizing minocycline intervention for treatment of neurodegenerative diseases is needed before further clinical trials are performed...
  39. ncbi Expression pattern of peptidylarginine deiminase in rat and human Schwann cells
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Dev Neurobiol 68:101-14. 2008
    ..These data suggest that, similar to the CNS, citrullination of proteins may also exert a specific role in thecourse of PNS development and repair...
  40. ncbi Neuronal NOS deficiency promotes apoptotic cell death of spinal cord neurons after peripheral nerve transection
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Nitric Oxide 10:101-11. 2004
    ..Thus, NO supply turned out to be essential for cell survival and recovery with reference to the neuronal NOS isoform...
  41. ncbi Differences in peripheral nerve degeneration/regeneration between wild-type and neuronal nitric oxide synthase knockout mice
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Neurosci Res 68:432-41. 2002
    ....
  42. ncbi Neuronal nitric oxide synthase is the dominant nitric oxide supplier for the survival of dorsal root ganglia after peripheral nerve axotomy
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, Medical Faculty, Otto von Guericke University, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Chem Neuroanat 24:181-7. 2002
    ..Whereas a lack of eNOS was tolerated, deficiency of nNOS led to an enhanced cell loss. The results suggest a crucial role of NO supply after transection of peripheral nerves with a particular significance of the nNOS isoform...
  43. ncbi Transdifferentiation of mesenchymal stem cells into Schwann cell-like myelinating cells
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, University of Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Eur J Cell Biol 85:11-24. 2006
    ..In contrast to SC, in some cases, single tMSC were able to myelinate more than one axon. Our findings demonstrate that it may be possible to differentiate MSC into therapeutically useful cells for clinical applications...
  44. ncbi Bio-compatibility of type I/III collagen matrix for peripheral nerve reconstruction
    Gerburg Keilhoff
    Institute of Medical Neurobiology, Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Leipziger Strasse 44, D 39120 Magdeburg, Germany
    Biomaterials 24:2779-87. 2003
    ..From this results, we conclude that collagen-type I/III can serve as template to design "living" nerve conduits, which may be able to ensure nerve regeneration through extended nerve gaps...
  45. ncbi Axillary hidradenitis suppurativa: a further option for surgical treatment
    S Altmann
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Handsurgery, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    J Cutan Med Surg 8:6-10. 2004
    ..The disease is mostly located in groin and axilla. As conservative treatment can usually not prevent recurrence, surgical treatment is the method of choice...
  46. ncbi Reconstruction of peripheral nerves using acellular nerve grafts with implanted cultured Schwann cells
    Onno Frerichs
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Microsurgery 22:311-5. 2002
    ..Acellular grafts are able to bridge nerve gaps of up to 2 cm in the rat model, but even the addition of cultivated Schwann cells did not lead to results as good as in the group with autologous nerve grafts...
  47. ncbi [Factors influencing nerve regeneration]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 35:72-82. 2003
    ..Experimentally, FK 506 was found to support axonal regeneration after crush lesions and nerve grafting. Growth factors are currently administered clinically in other neurological diseases...
  48. ncbi [Suprascapular nerve entrapment]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität, Magdeburg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 35:122-6. 2003
    ..Physiotherapy, antiphlogistic medication and avoiding of the pain triggering motion can improve the symptoms. However, if muscle atrophy is evident, an operation is indicated from our experience...
  49. ncbi [Intramuscular angioma in the hand. A case report]
    S Altmann
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultat, Otto von Guericke Universitat, Magdeburg
    Orthopade 34:352-5. 2005
    ..Intramuscular angiomas have a malignant aspect because of the rapid and infiltrative growth followed by functional impairment, pain, and deformity. A high rate of recurrence is described. Thus, radical excision is indicated...
  50. ncbi [Aggressive digital papillary adenocarcinoma - case report]
    A Daigeler
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg, Germany
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 34:137-9. 2002
    ..As according to the available literature metastases occurred in 14 % of the described patients within ten years, we propose an aggressive surgical approach consisting of amputation and regional lymph node dissection...
  51. ncbi Donor-site morbidity of the pedicled rectus femoris muscle flap
    Adrien Daigeler
    Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Hand Surgery, Medical Faculty of the Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:786-92. 2005
    ..There is no decrease in active range of motion in the knee and hip. Patient satisfaction with the functional and aesthetic outcome was high...
  52. ncbi Refinements in nerve to muscle neurotization
    Michael Becker
    Clinic of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Burn Center, Rheinisch Westfählische Technische Hochschule, Aachen, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 26:362-6. 2002
    ..Our modification of the operative technique ensures a wide distribution of nerve fibers throughout the remaining muscle tissue and produces a mean motor recovery of M4 after a period of 1 to 2 years...