Adrian Dragu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Concept of reconstructive body shaping in obesity. Evidence-based therapy algorithm]
    A Dragu
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Chirurg 85:37-41. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of intra-operative abdominal wall perfusion in post-bariatric abdominal dermolipectomy
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Obes Facts 5:651-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical evaluation after ex vivo perfusion of rectus abdominis muscle flaps in a porcine model
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Institute of Pathology, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:265e-273e. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Online oxygen measurements in ex vivo perfused muscle tissue in a porcine model using dynamic quenching methods
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:655-61. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Standards and interdisciplinary treatment of boxing injuries of the head in professional boxing on the basis of an IBF World Championship Fight
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    Med Sci Monit 16:CS149-52. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Intrapulmonary and cutaneous siliconomas after silent silicone breast implant failure
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Breast J 15:496-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint [Commentary on the article of P. S. Harenberg and D. Erdmann: academic plastic surgery: a comparison of residency models in Germany and the USA]
    A Dragu
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 41:371-3. 2009
  8. doi request reprint [Forequarter amputation of the right upper chest: limitations of ultra radical interdisciplinary oncological surgery]
    A Dragu
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Deutschland
    Chirurg 82:834-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Expression of HIF-1α in ischemia and reperfusion in human microsurgical free muscle tissue transfer
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Nikolaus Fiebiger Center of Molecular Medicine, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:2293-300. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Extracorporeal perfusion of free muscle flaps in a porcine model using a miniaturized perfusion system
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:849-55. 2011

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. doi request reprint [Concept of reconstructive body shaping in obesity. Evidence-based therapy algorithm]
    A Dragu
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Chirurg 85:37-41. 2014
    ..In this concept, postbariatric plastic surgery has also been integrated. This article presents an evidence-based therapy algorithm that was developed. ..
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of intra-operative abdominal wall perfusion in post-bariatric abdominal dermolipectomy
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Obes Facts 5:651-9. 2012
    ..Little is known about the regional perfusion patterns before and after post-bariatric abdominal dermolipectomy. This study focuses on assessment of intraoperative micro-perfusion patterns of the abdominal tissue...
  3. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical evaluation after ex vivo perfusion of rectus abdominis muscle flaps in a porcine model
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Institute of Pathology, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:265e-273e. 2012
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  4. doi request reprint Online oxygen measurements in ex vivo perfused muscle tissue in a porcine model using dynamic quenching methods
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:655-61. 2012
    ..Tissue--and in particular muscle tissue--is strongly sensitive to ischemia, thus after a critical period of oxygen depletion the risk of a partial or total flap loss is high...
  5. ncbi request reprint Standards and interdisciplinary treatment of boxing injuries of the head in professional boxing on the basis of an IBF World Championship Fight
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    Med Sci Monit 16:CS149-52. 2010
    ..A realistic short term aim would be to develop a national standard in order to unify the management and medical treatment of boxing injuries in professional boxing...
  6. doi request reprint Intrapulmonary and cutaneous siliconomas after silent silicone breast implant failure
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Breast J 15:496-9. 2009
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  7. doi request reprint [Commentary on the article of P. S. Harenberg and D. Erdmann: academic plastic surgery: a comparison of residency models in Germany and the USA]
    A Dragu
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 41:371-3. 2009
    ..Nevertheless, further corrections are necessary. In the end only competent and well qualified board certified plastic surgeons are in the position to represent this specific field of surgery on a skilled and a political basis...
  8. doi request reprint [Forequarter amputation of the right upper chest: limitations of ultra radical interdisciplinary oncological surgery]
    A Dragu
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Deutschland
    Chirurg 82:834-8. 2011
    ..The English full-text version of this article is available at SpringerLink (under "Supplemental")...
  9. doi request reprint Expression of HIF-1α in ischemia and reperfusion in human microsurgical free muscle tissue transfer
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Nikolaus Fiebiger Center of Molecular Medicine, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:2293-300. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the expression of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1α during ischemia and after reperfusion in muscle tissue in the context of microsurgical free muscle tissue transfer...
  10. doi request reprint Extracorporeal perfusion of free muscle flaps in a porcine model using a miniaturized perfusion system
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:849-55. 2011
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  11. pmc Scars and perforator-based flaps in the abdominal region: a contraindication?
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nürnberg Medical Center, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Can J Surg 53:137-42. 2010
    ..To date, little research has been conducted on the regeneration potential of the abdominal wall's superficial vascular, perforator and choke vessel system after surgery using a vertical approache...
  12. doi request reprint Gene expression analysis of ischaemia and reperfusion in human microsurgical free muscle tissue transfer
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 15:983-93. 2011
    ..When inflammatory and apoptotic proteins are expressed at high levels, flap damage might occur and flap loss is likely. The sole expression on mRNA level might explain why flap loss is unlikely...
  13. doi request reprint Wide topical negative pressure wound dressing treatment for patients undergoing abdominal dermolipectomy following massive weight loss
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Obes Surg 21:1781-6. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Tensiometry as a decision tool for abdominal wall reconstruction with component separation
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Medical Center, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    World J Surg 33:1174-80. 2009
    ..A number of authors even recommended separating the lateral components of the abdominal wall to preserve innervation and blood supply of the advanced parts...
  15. doi request reprint Foreign body reaction after usage of tissue adhesives for skin closure: a case report and review of the literature
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Clinic, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:167-9. 2009
    ..However, so far the risks and possible complications after using 2-octyl cyanoacrylate are not sufficiently published and discussed...
  16. doi request reprint Bilateral obstetric brachial plexus paralysis: a case report
    A Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Klin Padiatr 221:57-9. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Acute and diffuse postoperative bleeding after free latissimus dorsi flap--Factor XIII deficiency: a case report and review of the literature
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Med Sci Monit 15:CS1-4. 2009
    ..This again leads to the wrong indication such as revision with the aim to find a surgical origin of bleeding. Instead a haematological deficiency such as Factor XIII is the reason for acute postoperative bleeding and haemorrhage...
  18. doi request reprint Pseudotumors after primary abdominal lipectomy as a new sequela in patients with abdominal apron
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Clinic, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Obes Surg 19:1599-604. 2009
    ..So far no common standard and long-term effectiveness is proven. In addition, there is no sufficient literature dealing with the postoperative risks of plication of the musculoaponeurotic wall...
  19. doi request reprint Expression of leptin, leptin receptor, and connective tissue growth factor in degenerative disk lesions in the wrist
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Arthroscopy 27:755-60. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify whether leptin and connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) occur in the degenerative fibrocartilage disk and whether cartilage cells express leptin receptors...
  20. doi request reprint Transverse cervical artery perforator propeller flap for reconstruction of supraclavicular defects
    Ulrich Kneser
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Krankenhausstrasse 12, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:952-4. 2011
    ..This technique should be considered as an alternative to commonly used muscle or myocutanous flaps in selected cases...
  21. doi request reprint Subjective outcome, neurophysiological investigations, postoperative complications and recurrence rate of partial medial epicondylectomy in cubital tunnel syndrome
    Saskia M Schnabl
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:1027-33. 2011
    ..2 m/s postoperatively. One patient developed a haematoma and three patients (10.3%) had to be classified as recurrence. High postoperative rates of patient satisfaction and improved neurophysiological results could be achieved by pME...
  22. doi request reprint Zonal perfusion patterns in pedicled free-style perforator flaps
    Ulrich Kneser
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany Department of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Burn Center, BG Trauma Center Ludwigshafen, Germany Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany Electronic address
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 67:e9-17. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the perfusion of free-style single perforator flaps with an eccentrically located main perforator by combined laser Doppler spectrophotometry...
  23. doi request reprint Decision-making in DIEP and ms-TRAM flaps: the potential role for a combined laser Doppler spectrophotometry system
    Justus P Beier
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:73-9. 2013
    ..In this study, a combined lased Doppler spectrophotometry (CLDS) system was applied intra-operatively to support the surgeon's decision-making process...
  24. doi request reprint Expression of TRAIL and death receptor DR4 in Palmer type 2 TFCC lesions
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1215-20. 2010
    ..Apoptosis has been found to play a crucial role in fibrocartilage cell loss, however, the molecular mechanism and mediators are still poorly understood...
  25. ncbi request reprint Coverage of exposed bones and joints in critically ill patients: lower extremity salvage with topical negative pressure therapy
    Raymund E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Institute of Radiology, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cutan Med Surg 12:223-9. 2008
    ..A potential treatment with topical negative pressure may allow split-thickness skin grafting to the bone, which leads to limb salvage...
  26. doi request reprint Double pedicled perforator flap to close flank defects: an alternative for closure of a large lumbar defect after basalioma excision--a case report and review of the literature
    Gunther Arco
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 63:422-4. 2009
    ..The skin defect after excision was reconstructed using a novel concept based on 2 independent pedicled perforator flaps, a lumbar artery perforator, and a lateral intercostal artery perforator...
  27. doi request reprint Cartilage cell proliferation in degenerative TFCC wrist lesions
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:953-6. 2010
    ..The central zone of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) of the wrist is thought to be avascular and is generally considered to lack any healing potential...
  28. doi request reprint Acute postoperative infection with Aeromonas hydrophila after using medical leeches for treatment of venous congestion
    Saskia M Schnabl
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1323-8. 2010
    ..The potential risks such as infections associated with leech therapy are generally underestimated and not sufficiently discussed in literature...
  29. doi request reprint Factors influencing successful outcome in the arteriovenous loop model: a retrospective study of 612 loop operations
    Elias Polykandriotis
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Reconstr Microsurg 27:11-8. 2011
    ..Experience and practice are both significant predictors of successful outcome. Possible applications of the model for research purposes are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Directly auto-transplanted mesenchymal stem cells induce bone formation in a ceramic bone substitute in an ectopic sheep model
    Anja M Boos
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 15:1364-78. 2011
    ..Hence BMP-2 stimulation might become dispensable in the future, thus providing an attractive, clinically feasible approach to bone tissue engineering...
  31. doi request reprint Incidence and distribution of blood vessels in punch biopsies of Palmer 1A disc lesions in the wrist
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:631-4. 2009
    ..In addition, the study investigated if arthroscopic debridement can reach vascularized tissue to enable a reparative response of the tear...
  32. doi request reprint Nerve fiber staining investigations in traumatic and degenerative disc lesions of the wrist
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Hand Surg Am 36:843-6. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that an ingrowth of nerve fibers causes ulnar-sided wrist pain associated with traumatic and degenerative disc lesions...
  33. doi request reprint Aesthetic and functional correction of female, asymmetric funnel chest - a combined approach
    Justus P Beier
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Breast 18:60-5. 2009
    ..In conclusion we recommend correction of female asymmetric funnel chest by primary sternal reduction with secondary breast augmentation during metal plate removal 1 year after...
  34. doi request reprint Apoptotic pathways in degenerative disk lesions in the wrist
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Arthroscopy 25:1380-6. 2009
    ..We also investigated whether ulna length played an etiologic role in the occurrence of fibrocartilage cell loss...
  35. doi request reprint Myocutaneous propeller flap based on the superior gluteal artery (SGA) for closure of large lumbosacral meningomyelocoele defects: a case report
    Volker J Schmidt
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:521-4. 2012
    ..The technique is reliable and straightforward and requires no skin grafts or relaxing incisions. The SGA-based myocutaneous propeller flap might be a promising alternative for complex meningomyelocoele reconstructions in the future...
  36. doi request reprint Changes of anabolic processes at the cellular and molecular level in chronic wounds under topical negative pressure can be revealed by transcriptome analysis
    Mareike Leffler
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Medical Center, Krankenhausstrasse 12, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 15:1564-71. 2011
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Phlegmonous-infection in first degree Dupuytren's disease
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:445-8. 2009
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Comparison between distally based peroneus brevis and sural flaps for reconstruction of foot, ankle and distal lower leg: an analysis of donor-site morbidity and clinical outcome
    Ulrich Kneser
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Krankenhausstrasse 12, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:656-62. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare functional outcome and donor-site morbidity following transfer of distally based delayed sural (DSFs) or peroneus brevis flaps (PBFs)...
  39. doi request reprint Malignant Natural-Killer cell neoplasm presenting as a mucous cyst on the distal interphalangeal joint of the finger
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1613-6. 2009
    ..The analysis revealed the presence of a Natural-Killer cell neoplasm. This case illustrates and stresses the importance of a pathohistological examination when doubts arise about the initial diagnosis of a benign tumorous lesion...
  40. doi request reprint Reconstruction of a child's forefoot defect using a distally based pedicled medial plantar flap
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:155-8. 2010
    ..Use of this particular kind of flap proves advantageous in that it provides good protection in the weight-bearing area of the foot, while causing only a minor donor site defect...
  41. doi request reprint Perineal and vaginal wall reconstruction using a combined inferior gluteal and pudendal artery perforator flap: a case report
    Volker J Schmidt
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:1734-7. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Tc-99m Sestamibi SPECT/CT as a New Tool for Monitoring Perfusion and Viability of Buried Perforator Based Free Flaps in Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer
    Adrian Dragu
    From the Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, , University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany daggerClinic of Nuclear Medicine, , University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany and double daggerDivision of Molecular and Experimental Surgery, Department of Surgery, , University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Nucl Med 35:36-7. 2010
    ..The results confirmed the intraoperative clinical findings. Tc-99m-sestamibi-SPECT/CT may be a new tool for the postoperative evaluation of regional perfusion and viability of buried perforator based free flaps...
  43. doi request reprint [Kienböck's disease. Diagnosis and therapy]
    R E Horch
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen
    Chirurg 79:452-60. 2008
    ..Treatment methods extend from immobilization to revascularization surgery on the affected bone. There is still no gold standard for the treatment of Kienböck's disease...
  44. doi request reprint [Economic aspects of surgical wound therapies]
    R E Horch
    Plastische und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Chirurg 79:518-25. 2008
    ..Health care insurers in Germany pay 5 billion Euros annually in materials alone for pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, and ulcus cruris. With such figures it is necessary to consider, economic aspects of treatment...
  45. doi request reprint The use of the artificial dermis (Integra) in combination with vacuum assisted closure for reconstruction of an extensive burn scar--a case report
    M Leffler
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:e32-5. 2010
    ..Hospital stay was shortened because the patient could be treated as an outpatient with an ambulant vacuum assisted closure device...
  46. doi request reprint Regression and persistence: remodelling in a tissue engineered axial vascular assembly
    E Polykandriotis
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 13:4166-75. 2009
    ..Phenomena of remodelling were evaluated quantitatively in a neovascular network and variance could be proposed as a parameter of net vascular maturation...
  47. doi request reprint Aplasia cutis congenita--plastic reconstruction of three scalp and skull defects with two opposed scalp rotation flaps and split thickness skin grafting
    S M Schnabl
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Neuropediatrics 40:134-6. 2009
    ..We report on the successful treatment of three large defects of the scalp with skull involvement in a newborn girl by early debridement and defect closure with two opposed scalp rotation flaps and an occipital split-thickness skin graft...
  48. doi request reprint Objective outcome of partial medial epicondylectomy in cubital tunnel syndrome
    Saskia M Schnabl
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1549-56. 2010
    ..Goal of the study was to evaluate the clinical outcome in cubital tunnel syndrome (CuTS) after partial medial epicondylectomy (pME) with objective parameters...
  49. ncbi request reprint Radial collateral ligament repair of the thumb metacarpophalangeal joint using the abductor pollicis brevis tendon
    Raymund E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:491-6. 2006
    ..The key concept is to reestablish joint stability by spanning the tendinous portion of the insertion of the abductor pollicis brevis over the radial side of the metacarpophalangeal joint...
  50. ncbi request reprint Solving acne inversa (hidradenitis suppurativa) in Crohn disease with buried chip skin grafts
    Oliver Bleiziffer
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cutan Med Surg 13:164-8. 2009
    ..Common treatment strategies of reconstructive surgery such as local flaps, free flaps, or split-thickness skin grafts are frequently problematic and associated with poor outcomes...
  51. doi request reprint Bilateral atypical muscles causing acute bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome in recreational climber
    Frank Unglaub
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:37-40. 2010
    ..This case report describes the highly unusual case of the occurrence of bilateral flexor digitorum superficialis muscles in a recreational climber who developed CTS following his intensive training schedule...
  52. doi request reprint An unusual case of gonococcal arthritis of the finger
    Susanne B Thomas
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Erlangen, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1335-8. 2009
    ..In this article, we describe the unexpected finding of septic arthritis in the proximal interphalangeal joint of a 50-year-old patient. The septic arthritis was caused by N. gonorrhoeae...