Matthias Frank

Summary

Affiliation: University of Greifswald
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Subcaliber discarding sabot airgun projectiles
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstraße, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 128:303-8. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Ballistic parameters of .177 (4.5 mm) caliber plastic-sleeved composite projectiles compared to conventional lead pellets
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstraße, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 127:1125-30. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Ballistic parameters and trauma potential of pistol crossbows
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 127:777-82. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Nail projectiles propelled by a mason's lacing cord: an experimental approach
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 127:153-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Temporary cavity created by free-flying projectiles propelled from a powder-actuated nail gun
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstraße, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 126:801-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Ballistic parameters and trauma potential of direct-acting, powder-actuated fastening tools (nail guns)
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 126:217-22. 2012
  7. pmc International benchmarking of tertiary trauma centers: productivity and throughput approach
    Antti Peltokorpi
    Institute of Healthcare Engineering, Management and Architecture, BIT Research Centre, Aalto University, Otaniementie 17, 00076 Aalto, Finland
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 5:10. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Sturdivan's formula revisited: MRI assessment of anterior chest wall thickness for injury risk prediction of blunt ballistic impact trauma
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 212:110-4. 2011
  9. doi request reprint When backyard fun turns to trauma: risk assessment of blunt ballistic impact trauma due to potato cannons
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 126:13-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Blunt Criterion trauma model for head and chest injury risk assessment of cal. 380 R and cal. 22 long blank cartridge actuated gundog retrieval devices
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 208:37-41. 2011

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Subcaliber discarding sabot airgun projectiles
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstraße, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 128:303-8. 2014
    ..To conclude, this work is the first study to demonstrate the regular function of this uncommon type of airgun projectile...
  2. doi request reprint Ballistic parameters of .177 (4.5 mm) caliber plastic-sleeved composite projectiles compared to conventional lead pellets
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstraße, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 127:1125-30. 2013
    ..The data provided in this work may serve as a basis for forensic investigation as well as traumatological diagnosis and treatment of injuries caused by these uncommon projectiles. ..
  3. doi request reprint Ballistic parameters and trauma potential of pistol crossbows
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 127:777-82. 2013
    ..Furthermore, it demonstrates that the nominal draw force pretended in the sales brochure is grossly exaggerated. ..
  4. doi request reprint Nail projectiles propelled by a mason's lacing cord: an experimental approach
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 127:153-8. 2013
    ..The details of how these accidents occurred, which seemed questionable at first, can be reasonably explained by trauma biomechanics...
  5. doi request reprint Temporary cavity created by free-flying projectiles propelled from a powder-actuated nail gun
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, University Medicine Greifswald, Sauerbruchstraße, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 126:801-5. 2012
    ..bolts, respectively. Test shots on the ballistic soap blocks demonstrated that free-flying projectiles discharged from direct-acting fastening tools are able to create a temporary cavity...
  6. doi request reprint Ballistic parameters and trauma potential of direct-acting, powder-actuated fastening tools (nail guns)
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 126:217-22. 2012
    ..Hence, the much-cited comparison to the ballistic parameters of a cal. 22 handgun might be understated and a comparison to the widespread and well-known cal. 9 mm Luger might be more appropriate...
  7. pmc International benchmarking of tertiary trauma centers: productivity and throughput approach
    Antti Peltokorpi
    Institute of Healthcare Engineering, Management and Architecture, BIT Research Centre, Aalto University, Otaniementie 17, 00076 Aalto, Finland
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 5:10. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  8. doi request reprint Sturdivan's formula revisited: MRI assessment of anterior chest wall thickness for injury risk prediction of blunt ballistic impact trauma
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 212:110-4. 2011
    ....
  9. doi request reprint When backyard fun turns to trauma: risk assessment of blunt ballistic impact trauma due to potato cannons
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Int J Legal Med 126:13-8. 2012
    ..The probability of a lethal injury due to blunt chest impact was as high as 20%. To conclude, this work demonstrates that potato cannons should be considered dangerous weapons rather than as toys used by adventurous adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint Blunt Criterion trauma model for head and chest injury risk assessment of cal. 380 R and cal. 22 long blank cartridge actuated gundog retrieval devices
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 208:37-41. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc Mind your hand during the energy crunch: Functional Outcome of Circular Saw Hand Injuries
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Emergency Department, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Sauerbruchstr, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 4:11. 2010
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Devastating femoral osteomyelitis after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    M Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Center for Clinical Research, Unfallkrankenhaus, Berlin, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 16:71-4. 2008
    ..In addition we discuss the steps in diagnostics and our salvage procedures...
  13. ncbi request reprint Harm set, harm get: hand injuries caused by vole captive bolt devices
    M Frank
    Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery Hand Surgery, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 176:258-62. 2008
    ..In spite of the high-potential danger causing injuries no study on accidents due to blank cartridge mouse shooters has been published yet...
  14. doi request reprint Not another 4th of July report: uncommon blast injuries to the hand
    M Frank
    Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Handsurgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Emerg Med J 25:93-7. 2008
    ..A review was undertaken to examine specificities in emergency department diagnosis and treatment of a separate subgroup of blast injuries...
  15. doi request reprint Not all that glistens is gold: civilian white phosphorus burn injuries
    Matthias Frank
    Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Emergency Department, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    Am J Emerg Med 26:974.e3-5. 2008
    ..The acute treatment and the controversy surrounding decontamination of such patients are discussed. In addition, pathology of tissue damage and systemic injury are elucidated...
  16. doi request reprint In the line of fire--21st-century approach to an ancient war injury
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 54:408-10. 2009
    ..Furthermore, this report demonstrates how actual diagnostics and subsequent surgical treatment enabled this infantryman to survive an injury to which his comrades-in-arms would have succumbed 200 years ago...
  17. doi request reprint [Fractures of the upper ankle]
    M Frank
    Unfall und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Ernst Moritz Arndt Universitat Greifswald, Greifswald, Deutschland
    Orthopade 38:981-94; quiz 995-6. 2009
    ..Therefore, it is the aim of this work to provide a thorough understanding of the anatomy, biomechanics, mechanism of injury, diagnostic and operative procedures of ankle joint fractures...
  18. doi request reprint Humane killers, human injury: functional outcome of vole captive bolt injuries
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    J Trauma 67:617-23. 2009
    ..There is no study on the functional outcome of these patients...
  19. doi request reprint Accidental circular saw hand injuries: trauma mechanisms, injury patterns, and accident insurance
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Emergency Department, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Germany
    Forensic Sci Int 198:74-8. 2010
    ..It is the aim of this study to investigate the critical circumstances of the incidents, the accident mechanism, and the specific injury patterns of circular saw related hand injuries with regard to accident insurance coverage...
  20. doi request reprint Proper estimation of blood loss on scene of trauma: tool or tale?
    Matthias Frank
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany
    J Trauma 69:1191-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the ability and accuracy of paramedics and emergency physicians to visually estimate a volume of external blood loss and the influence of different vital signs...
  21. doi request reprint Acute inversion injury of the ankle without radiological abnormalities: assessment with high-field MR imaging and correlation of findings with clinical outcome
    Inga Langner
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Emergency Department, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany
    Skeletal Radiol 40:423-30. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to correlate prospectively the findings of high-field 3 T MRI in acute ankle distortion with clinical outcome...
  22. pmc Accuracy of single-pass whole-body computed tomography for detection of injuries in patients with major blunt trauma
    Dirk Stengel
    Centre for Clinical Research, Unfall krankenhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    CMAJ 184:869-76. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the accuracy of this method, focusing on the reliability of negative results...
  23. pmc Real-world car-to-pedestrian-crash data from an urban centre
    Uli Schmucker
    Dept of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17475 Greifswald, Germany
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 4:2. 2010
    ..Pedestrians are at a high risk for crash and injury. This study aims at comparing data from real world crashes with data gathered from experimental settings...
  24. pmc A new approach and first steps to strengthen trauma management and road safety in North Vietnam
    Uli Schmucker
    Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Sauerbruchstrasse, 17575 Greifswald, Germany
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 2:10. 2008
    ....