R E Horch

Summary

Affiliation: University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Osteomyelitis: treatment concepts from the plastic surgeon's point of view]
    R E Horch
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Chirurg 84:962-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint [Strategies to ensure careers of young academics in plastic surgery - analysis of the current situation and future perspectives]
    R E Horch
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 45:193-9. 2013
  3. pmc Guanylate-binding protein 1 expression from embryonal endothelial progenitor cells reduces blood vessel density and cellular apoptosis in an axially vascularised tissue-engineered construct
    Oliver Bleiziffer
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Krankenhausstr 12 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Biotechnol 12:94. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine -where do we stand?
    Raymund E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery and Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 16:1157-65. 2012
  5. pmc Collagen matrices from sponge to nano: new perspectives for tissue engineering of skeletal muscle
    Justus P Beier
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Biotechnol 9:34. 2009
  6. doi request reprint [The development of plastic surgery: retrospective view of 80 years of "Der Chirurg" (The Surgeon)]
    R E Horch
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen der Friedrich Alexander Universität, Krankenhausstrasse 12, Erlangen, Germany
    Chirurg 80:1132-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint [Upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty : development of aesthetic periocular plastic surgery]
    R E Horch
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Deutschland
    Chirurg 82:775-81. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection with open posterior cylindrical excision and primary transpelvic VRAM flap
    R E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:502-3. 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications82

  1. doi request reprint [Osteomyelitis: treatment concepts from the plastic surgeon's point of view]
    R E Horch
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Chirurg 84:962-9. 2013
    ..Microsurgical free tissue transfer is often necessary to achieve healing. An optimal therapeutic management with stable long-term clinical results can be achieved by the interaction of different surgical and medical disciplines. ..
  2. doi request reprint [Strategies to ensure careers of young academics in plastic surgery - analysis of the current situation and future perspectives]
    R E Horch
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 45:193-9. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc Guanylate-binding protein 1 expression from embryonal endothelial progenitor cells reduces blood vessel density and cellular apoptosis in an axially vascularised tissue-engineered construct
    Oliver Bleiziffer
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Krankenhausstr 12 91054, Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Biotechnol 12:94. 2012
    ..The goal of the present study was to assess the antiangiogenic capacity of EPC expressing GBP-1 (GBP-1-EPC) and their impact on blood vessel formation in an axially vascularized 3-D bioartificial construct in vivo...
  4. doi request reprint Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine -where do we stand?
    Raymund E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery and Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuernberg, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 16:1157-65. 2012
    ..The synthesis of TE with innovative methods of molecular biology and stem-cell technology appears to be very promising...
  5. pmc Collagen matrices from sponge to nano: new perspectives for tissue engineering of skeletal muscle
    Justus P Beier
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    BMC Biotechnol 9:34. 2009
    ..Collagen-fibrin gels were also tested with genipin as stabilizing substitute for aprotinin...
  6. doi request reprint [The development of plastic surgery: retrospective view of 80 years of "Der Chirurg" (The Surgeon)]
    R E Horch
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen der Friedrich Alexander Universität, Krankenhausstrasse 12, Erlangen, Germany
    Chirurg 80:1132-9. 2009
    ..Consolidated findings from regenerative medicine and tissue engineering will enrich the daily practice of surgical reconstruction...
  7. doi request reprint [Upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty : development of aesthetic periocular plastic surgery]
    R E Horch
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Deutschland
    Chirurg 82:775-81. 2011
    ..It is recommended to avoid excessive skin resection in the lower lid. Furthermore techniques to address an ectropium are reviewed and possible complications of blepharoplasty are presented...
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection with open posterior cylindrical excision and primary transpelvic VRAM flap
    R E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:502-3. 2012
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint The impact of VEGF and bFGF on vascular stereomorphology in the context of angiogenic neo-arborisation after vascular induction
    E Polykandriotis
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    J Electron Microsc (Tokyo) 60:267-74. 2011
    ..These results illustrate the importance of morphological studies with focus on the generation of three-dimensional vascular networks...
  13. doi request reprint [Perforator flaps. A new era in reconstructive surgery]
    C D Taeger
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, Erlangen, Germany
    Chirurg 83:163-71. 2012
    ..The use of modern imaging procedures, such as computed tomography (CT) angiography, can minimize the risk of total loss of the flap, making the use of perforator flaps a safe procedure in modern reconstructive surgery...
  14. 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")...
  15. doi request reprint De novo generation of an axially vascularized processed bovine cancellous-bone substitute in the sheep arteriovenous-loop model
    J P Beier
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    Eur Surg Res 46:148-55. 2011
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. doi request reprint [Bone tissue engineering for bone defect therapy]
    A M Boos
    Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Krankenhausstraße 12, Erlangen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 42:360-8. 2010
    ..This review provides an overview of matrices, cells and other therapeutic substances in the field of bone tissue engineering...
  18. ncbi request reprint The venous graft as an effector of early angiogenesis in a fibrin matrix
    E Polykandriotis
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Microvasc Res 75:25-33. 2008
    ..From the three segments of the vascular axis in the AV loop the IVG is the most versatile for applications in the clinical as well as the experimental setting. Kinetics of angiogenesis warrant further investigation in the IVG...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of processed bovine cancellous bone matrix seeded with syngenic osteoblasts in a critical size calvarial defect rat model
    U Kneser
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 10:695-707. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate a preformed bone substitute based on processed bovine cancellous bone (PBCB) with or without osteogenic cells in a critical size calvarial defect rat model...
  20. doi request reprint [Skeletal muscle tissue engineering--current concepts and future perspectives]
    D Klumpp
    Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Krankenhausstraße 12, Erlangen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 42:354-9. 2010
    ..An overview of the current status of skeletal muscle tissue engineering technologies and concepts for future perspective in this emerging field is presented in this article...
  21. ncbi request reprint A new approach to tissue engineering of vascularized skeletal muscle
    A D Bach
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 10:716-26. 2006
    ..Thus further studies focussing on long term stability of the matrix and the incorporation of neural stimuli will be necessary for generation of vascularised skeletal muscle tissue...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Indications and safety aspects of vacuum-assisted wound closure]
    R E Horch
    Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, D 91054 Erlangen
    MMW Fortschr Med 147:1-5. 2005
    ..Consideration of the safety aspects and risk factors associated with the procedure can contribute to the optimization of therapeutic safety...
  24. doi request reprint Evaluation of blood vessel ingrowth in fibrin gel subject to type and concentration of growth factors
    A Arkudas
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 13:2864-74. 2009
    ....
  25. doi request reprint [Thoracic outlet syndrome: differential diagnosis and surgical therapeutic options]
    A Dragu
    Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Nürnberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Chirurg 80:65-76. 2009
    ..This expressly includes physiotherapy and not just the medical disciplines. This contribution presents a summary of the approaches and interactions involved in effective diagnosis and treatment of TOS...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cultured human keratinocytes on type I collagen membranes to reconstitute the epidermis
    R E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Tissue Eng 6:53-67. 2000
    ..The upside down KCMG grafting technique is able to transfer actively proliferative keratinocytes and simplifies the application compared to conventional epithelial sheet grafting...
  27. doi request reprint [Skin tissue engineering--from split skin to engineered skin grafts?]
    J P Beier
    Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Krankenhausstraße 12, Erlangen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 42:342-53. 2010
    ..This article gives on overview of the currently available solutions and products in the field of skin tissue engineering...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Prevascularisation strategies in tissue engineering]
    E Polykandriotis
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 38:217-23. 2006
    ..The ultimate goal of this series of studies is the application of cells onto a prevascularised matrix, with the ambition to enhance cell survival after transplantation in vivo...
  29. ncbi request reprint Post-malignancy irradiation ulcers with exposed alloplastic materials can be salvaged with topical negative pressure therapy (TNP)
    B Loos
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nuernberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 33:920-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to salvage or to integrate exposed alloplastic meshes in post malignancy irradiated chronic wounds by using topical negative pressure (TNP) therapy together with staged debridement...
  30. doi request reprint [Peroneal artery perforator flap]
    U Kneser
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 25:170-5. 2013
    ..Defect reconstruction at the distal lower extremity by transposition of a vascularised fasciocutaneous flap...
  31. doi request reprint [Bioreactors in regenerative medicine--from a technical device to a reconstructive alternative?]
    E Polykandriotis
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Erlangen University Hospital, Erlangen, Germany
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 44:198-203. 2012
    ....
  32. doi request reprint [Giant congenital naevus : Indications and techniques for surgical treatment]
    J P Beier
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Deutschland
    Chirurg 81:127-33. 2010
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of various reconstruction procedures are presented together with an algorithm for management of these potentially malignant alterations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Management of hypovascularized wounds not responding to conventional therapy by means of free muscle transplantation
    K J Walgenbach
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Vasa 30:206-11. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of electrical stimulation on three-dimensional myoblast cultures - a real-time RT-PCR study
    J Stern-Straeter
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Tissue Engineering Laboratory University of Freiburg Medical Center, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 9:883-92. 2005
    ..Our findings strongly suggest a reconsideration of electrical stimulation in muscle tissue engineering...
  35. doi request reprint [Pathogenesis, classification and diagnosis of necrotizing soft tissue infections]
    S Schnürer
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Chirurg 83:943-52. 2012
    ..g. subcutaneous gas on x-rays and laboratory tests. After diagnosis an adequate antibiotic and surgical therapy should be performed immediately...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of ultrasonic assisted lipectomy (UAL) on breast tissue: histological findings
    K J Walgenbach
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg, Hugstetterstrasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 25:85-8. 2001
    ..In conclusion our results indicates that UAL is also a safe technique for use in breast surgery. Besides easy handling and improved modelling, the destructive effect of the ultrasound does not include the glandular breast tissue...
  37. 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...
  38. doi request reprint [Extended skin and soft tissue defects after vascular wounds: plastic surgical concepts]
    U Kneser
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Deutschland
    Zentralbl Chir 138:536-42. 2013
    ..Major amputations can be prevented by optimised surgical therapy. The aim of any intervention is the revascularisation and defect reconstruction of the extremity...
  39. doi request reprint [Perioperative coagulation management in microsurgery: report of the consensus workshops in the course of the 31st and 32nd Annual Meeting of the German-language Working Group for microsurgery of the peripheral nerves and vessels (DAM) November 2009 in Er
    M Schmitz
    Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Erlangen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 43:376-83. 2011
    ..Future prospective clinical trials and the establishment of a generally accepted evidence-based guideline regarding anticoagulation treatment in microsurgery are deemed necessary...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Modified gloving technique for vacuum therapy in the hand]
    E Polykandriotis
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Deutschland
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S36-9. 2006
    ..This is mostly due to difficulties in the technique of sealing wounds near the interdigital folds, especially when the interdigital folds are affected themselves...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi request reprint Tissue engineering of bone: the reconstructive surgeon's point of view
    U Kneser
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 10:7-19. 2006
    ..Concepts for the induction of axial vascularization in engineered bone tissues as well as potential clinical applications are discussed in detail...
  43. ncbi request reprint The composite vastus medialis-patellar complex osseomuscular flap as a salvage procedure after complex trauma of the knee--an anatomical study and clinical application
    E Polykandriotis
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Br J Plast Surg 58:646-51. 2005
    ..In this case, the patella looses its destination as an anterior knee stabilizer and can become a substantial donor of bone substance, especially if osseous defects are involved...
  44. ncbi request reprint The contralateral bilobed trapezius myocutaneous flap for closure of large defects of the dorsal neck permitting primary donor site closure
    R E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Medical School, Germany
    Head Neck 22:513-9. 2000
    ..Among others, the (either vertical or transverse) trapezius myocutaneous flap is a reliable option in this context. However, for defects with a diameter larger than 15 cm, these flaps require skin grafting of the donor site...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hemangiosarcoma of the left hand in a patient with the rare combination of Maffucci's and Stewart Treves syndrome
    A D Bach
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Vasa 29:71-3. 2000
    ..Generally the syndrome has a very poor prognosis. Both syndromes described above are of a rare frequency. We report this case because of prior unknown coincidence of both syndromes...
  46. ncbi request reprint Autonomously vascularized cellular constructs in tissue engineering: opening a new perspective for biomedical science
    E Polykandriotis
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 11:6-20. 2007
    ..This work represents a brief description of latest developments and potential applications of neovascularization and angiogenesis in tissue engineering...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effect of a collagen dressing and a polyurethane dressing on the healing of split thickness skin graft (STSG) donor sites
    R E Horch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg, Medical School, Germany
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 32:407-13. 1998
    ..The collagen dressing was more expensive than the polyurethane film, but improved wound healing compared with the polyurethane dressings...
  48. doi request reprint Regenerative medicine: then and now--an update of recent history into future possibilities
    E Polykandriotis
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery and Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 14:2350-8. 2010
    ..Therefore this review tries to look at RegMed through the keyhole of history which might just be like looking 'back to the future'...
  49. doi request reprint Decellularized dermis in combination with cultivated keratinocytes in a short- and long-term animal experimental investigation
    H Bannasch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Freiburg University Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:41-9. 2008
    ..Incorporation of fibroblasts led to reduced wound contraction but could not prevent the loss of dermal integrity. The engineered 'skin' remained viable and stable over a period of 6 months...
  50. doi request reprint [Intraarticular fractures of the proximal interphalangeal joint: dynamic early functional therapy with an external fixation system]
    E Goldberg
    Plastisch und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstr 12, 91054, Erlangen, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 112:337-45. 2009
    ..This paper gives an overview of the therapeutic options and the clinical results of treating fractures of the proximal interphalangeal joint...
  51. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome in young adults--an ultrasonographic and neurophysiological study
    E Polykandriotis
    1Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 50:328-34. 2007
    ..In young adults typical diagnostic clues suggestive of a CTS, may be absent leading to misdiagnosis and late treatment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Liver fibrogenesis due to cholestasis is associated with increased Smad7 expression and Smad3 signaling
    H Seyhan
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 10:922-32. 2006
    ..Strategies to abrogate TGF-beta effects provide promising antifibrotic results, however, in vivo data regarding Smad activation during fibrogenesis are scarce...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint N-acetyl-L-cysteine abrogates fibrogenic properties of fibroblasts isolated from Dupuytren's disease by blunting TGF-beta signalling
    Jurgen Kopp
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center, Erlangen, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 10:157-65. 2006
    ....
  55. 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. ..
  56. doi request reprint [Malignant bone tumors of the hand]
    S Schnürer
    Plastische und Handchirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 45:152-8. 2013
    ..Safe margins of tumor resection should be preferred to function-preserving treatment for tumors of the hand while the preservation of functional units should be pursued whenever possible. ..
  57. ncbi request reprint Reduction mammaplasty for benign phyllodes tumour in an adolescent female--a 13-year follow up
    J P Beier
    University Hospital of Erlangen, Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Krankenhausstr 12, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Breast 15:550-3. 2006
    ..Standard plastic surgical techniques like reduction mammaplasty might be applied in treating large benign tumours compromising the aesthetic aspect of the breast...
  58. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle tissue engineering
    A D Bach
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Medical Centre, Erlangen, D 91054, Germany
    J Cell Mol Med 8:413-22. 2004
    ..This article reviews some of the recent findings resulting from tissue engineering science related to the attempt of creation and regeneration of functional skeletal muscle tissue...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Penoscrotal elephantiasis: diagnostics and treatment options]
    V Zugor
    Urologische Klinik mit Poliklinik, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg, Krankenhausstrasse 12, 91054 Erlangen, Deutschland
    Urologe A 47:472-6. 2008
    ..In all manifestations it is important to prevent and treat those diseases known to cause elephantiasis...
  60. ncbi request reprint Metastatic malignant acrospiroma of the hand
    I Görtler
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 27:431-5. 2001
    ..Although the prognosis of this tumour is generally unfavourable this particular case demonstrates the value of a radical surgical resection as the mainstay of treating such highly malignant sweat gland tumours of the hand...
  61. ncbi request reprint Ancient traditional Chinese medicine in burn treatment: a historical review
    J Kopp
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center, Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen Nurnberg, Erlangen Nuremberg, Germany
    Burns 29:473-8. 2003
    ..The specific features presented are still influencing modern traditional Chinese medicine practitioners as well as modern Chinese burn treatment with considerable benefit for the treatment of burn victims...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Salvage of exposed alloplastic materials in irradiated wounds - a case report]
    B Loos
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Friedrich Alexander Universitat Erlangen Nurnberg
    Zentralbl Chir 129:S133-6. 2004
    ..This loss of integrity and function of the contaminated host bed was to allow wound healing and closure...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Use of vacuum therapy during defect coverage of the upper extremity with microsurgically grafted arterialized venous flaps]
    J Kopp
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Erlangen
    Zentralbl Chir 129:S82-4. 2004
    ..To circumvent these drawbacks grafting of arterialized flaps was combined with local application of vacuum to overcome the venous initial stasis, resulting in improved healing and survival of these flaps...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Optimizing vacuum therapy in extensively undermined wounds]
    A Grimm
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S19-23. 2006
    ..Extensively undermined wound cavities represent a common surgical problem. By a modified vacuum therapy the healing of such wounds can be accelerated...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Application of V.A.C.-therapy during plastic surgical treatment of a bifocal Marjolin ulcer]
    J Kopp
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Erlangen
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S29-32. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint [Basics foundation and results of the vacuum therapy in the reconstructive surgery]
    R E Horch
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Klinikum der Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg, Erlangen
    Zentralbl Chir 129:S2-5. 2004
    ..Vacuum therapy however, as an adjunctive procedure, offers significant advantages compared to conventional wound care methods, which call for further clinical and experimental studies to elucidate the basic mechanisms...
  67. ncbi request reprint [The importance of vacuum therapy in the treatment of sternal osteomyelitis from the plastic surgeons point of view]
    B Loos
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie der Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S124-8. 2006
    ..The well known positive effects of the vacuum therapy act as a dignified cleaning procedure between debridement and plastic coverage or as a temporarily closure method if the first debridement was properly not sufficient...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Vacuum-assisted closure (V.A.C.) of disastrous wound conditions in Madelung disease]
    M Leffler
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Chirurgische Universitatsklinik, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Nürnberg
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S15-8. 2006
    ..Dermatitis was seen in the axillary fold at the skin bearing surfaces. Shoulder movement was impaired. Liposuction of both upper arms has already been performed, but no significant improvement was obtained...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Indication and clinical results of buried skin grafting to treat problematic wounds]
    J Kopp
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    Zentralbl Chir 129:S129-32. 2004
    ..By combining this technique with vacuum therapy, formation of granulation tissue can be accelerated, thereby resulting in successful transplantation of problematic and therapy resistant wounds...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Interdisciplinary management of complex chronic ulcers using vacuum assisted closure therapy and "buried chip skin grafts"]
    M Gesslein
    Klinik für Unfall und Orthopädische Chirurgie, Klinikum Nürnberg Süd
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S170-3. 2006
    ..Clinical findings on admission were a diabetic foot syndrome with stage D IV ulcerations according to the Wagner and Armstrong classification, partially visible tendons and phlegmon of the lower leg...
  71. ncbi request reprint Giant rodent ulcer of the elbow requiring defect coverage by preconditioned latissimus dorsi pedicled myocutaneous flap following excision
    J Kopp
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:252-4. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of decubitus ulcers in the geriatric patient]
    R E Horch
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Erlangen
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:42-4, 46. 2003
    ..is of proven value, both as sole treatment resulting in healing and for accelerated preparation for plastic surgery. In stage 3 and 4 ulcers, plastic surgery involving displacement of tissue are usually required for permanent treatment...
  73. ncbi request reprint [Distal extremity reconstruction for limb salvage in diabetic foot ulcers with pedal bypass, flap plasty and vacuum therapy]
    W Lang
    Schwerpunkt Gefässchirurgie der Chirurgischen Klinik mit Poliklinik der Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S146-50. 2006
    ..Good results of pedal bypass grafts support an indication at an early stage. Vacuum assisted wound therapy and local wound surgery can be done first to prepare patients with septic foot lesions for two-staged procedures...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Vacuum assisted closure (V.A.C.) therapy is an essential tool for treatment of complex defect injuries of the upper extremity]
    U Kneser
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Chirurgische Universitatsklinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S7-12. 2006
    ..The prognosis of the damaged extremity is often limited by soft tissue defects. Vacuum Assisted Closure (V.A.C.) therapy facilitates temporary coverage of soft tissue defects prior to surgical reconstruction...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Use of vacuum therapy in a huge arterialized venous flap to reconstruct a complete avulsion of a thumb]
    J Kopp
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Erlangen
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S3-6. 2006
    ..By applying V.A.C. therapy atypical perfusion and early intervenous shunt formation was treated successfully, resulting in stable healing and survival of the flap...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Vacuum-assisted closure as temporary coverage in the "problem zone hand"]
    H Seyhan
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen Nürnberg
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S33-5. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint [Changing paradigms in reconstructive surgery by vacuum therapy?]
    R E Horch
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitätsklinkum Erlangen
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S44-9. 2006
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint The free vastus lateralis flap for reconstruction in ablative oncologic head and neck surgery
    J Schipper
    Department of ORL H and N Surgery, Medical School, University of Freiburg, Killianstrasse 5, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:103-7. 2006
    ..The vastus lateralis muscle is an accessory extensor for the knee suitable as a free myocutaneous flap in reconstructive head and neck surgery. We report the use of this muscle as a flap...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Reconstruction of tumor induced defects in head and neck surgery with individualized prefabricated three dimensional flaps with the use of continuous vacuum therapy]
    J Schipper
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Freiburg
    Zentralbl Chir 131:S141-5. 2006
    ..This article describes the technique of vacuum therapy for the pre-fabrication of three-dimensional pedicled or free flaps for reconstruction of defects after tumor resection in the head and neck area...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Possiblities for breast reconstruction following cancer surgery]
    A D Bach
    Abteilung Plastische und Handchirurgie, Chirurgische Universitatsklinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:40-2, 44. 2004
    ..The availability of various procedures and modern techniques of breast reconstruction make it possible to comply with the individual wishes of the woman concerned...
  81. ncbi request reprint [The role of plastic surgery in remodeling the body image]
    R E Horch
    Abteilung für Plastische und Handchirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    MMW Fortschr Med 146:32-6. 2004
    ..Currently, the question as to where the lines are to be drawn for the performance of body-modeling surgical interventions remains unanswered...
  82. ncbi request reprint [The preconditioning and prelamination of pedicled and free microvascular anastomised flaps with the technique of vacuum assisted closure]
    J Schipper
    Universitätsklinik für Hals, Nasen und Ohrenheilkunde und Poliklinik, Universitatsklinikum Freiburg
    Laryngorhinootologie 82:421-7. 2003
    ..Preconditioning and prelaminating allows a pedicled or free flap plasty to be epithelialized on both sides before the flap gets transferred to its future location...