C Merle

Summary

Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of native anatomy with recommended safe component orientation in total hip arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis
    Christian Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200 A, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany e mail address
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e172. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Prediction of three-dimensional femoral offset from AP pelvis radiographs in primary hip osteoarthritis
    C Merle
    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, UK
    Eur J Radiol 82:1278-85. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Influence of surgical approach on postoperative femoral bone remodelling after cementless total hip arthroplasty
    Christian Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, Heidelberg, Germany
    Hip Int 22:545-54. 2012
  4. pmc Long-term results of cementless femoral reconstruction following intertrochanteric osteotomy
    Christian Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, Heidelberg, 69118, Germany
    Int Orthop 36:1123-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Femoral offset is underestimated on anteroposterior radiographs of the pelvis but accurately assessed on anteroposterior radiographs of the hip
    C Merle
    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, University of Oxford, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:477-82. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Bone remodeling around stable uncemented titanium stems during the second decade after total hip arthroplasty: a DXA study at 12 and 17 years
    C Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, Heidelberg, Germany
    Osteoporos Int 22:2879-86. 2011
  7. doi request reprint In vivo serum titanium ion levels following modular neck total hip arthroplasty--10 year results in 67 patients
    G W Omlor
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Biomater 9:6278-82. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Late peri-prosthetic femoral fracture as a major mode of failure in uncemented primary hip replacement
    M R Streit
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:178-83. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Mobile-bearing lateral unicompartmental knee replacement with the Oxford domed tibial component: an independent series
    M R Streit
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Schlierbacher Landstr 200A, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1356-61. 2012
  10. doi request reprint How many different types of femora are there in primary hip osteoarthritis? An active shape modeling study
    C Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstr 200 A 69118, Heidelberg, Germany Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Orthop Res 32:413-22. 2014

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of native anatomy with recommended safe component orientation in total hip arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis
    Christian Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200 A, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany e mail address
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e172. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Prediction of three-dimensional femoral offset from AP pelvis radiographs in primary hip osteoarthritis
    C Merle
    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, UK
    Eur J Radiol 82:1278-85. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy and reliability of predicting three-dimensional (3-D) FO from standardised AP pelvis radiographs...
  3. doi request reprint Influence of surgical approach on postoperative femoral bone remodelling after cementless total hip arthroplasty
    Christian Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, Heidelberg, Germany
    Hip Int 22:545-54. 2012
    ..Femoral periprosthetic BMD is affected by the selected surgical approach in the first postoperative year. This might be attributed to altered femoral loading as a result of differences in intraoperative damage to the abductor muscles...
  4. pmc Long-term results of cementless femoral reconstruction following intertrochanteric osteotomy
    Christian Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, Heidelberg, 69118, Germany
    Int Orthop 36:1123-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this retrospective cohort study was to assess the long-term outcome of cementless femoral reconstruction in patients with previous intertrochanteric osteotomy (ITO)...
  5. doi request reprint Femoral offset is underestimated on anteroposterior radiographs of the pelvis but accurately assessed on anteroposterior radiographs of the hip
    C Merle
    Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, University of Oxford, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:477-82. 2012
    ..We, therefore, recommend that additional AP radiographs of the hip are obtained routinely for the pre-operative assessment of femoral offset when templating before total hip replacement...
  6. doi request reprint Bone remodeling around stable uncemented titanium stems during the second decade after total hip arthroplasty: a DXA study at 12 and 17 years
    C Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, Heidelberg, Germany
    Osteoporos Int 22:2879-86. 2011
    ..However, continuous remodeling with limited proximal bone loss (stress-shielding) occurs, predominantly in female patients...
  7. doi request reprint In vivo serum titanium ion levels following modular neck total hip arthroplasty--10 year results in 67 patients
    G W Omlor
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Biomater 9:6278-82. 2013
    ..Further longitudinal studies are needed to evaluate the use of systemic titanium ion levels as an objective diagnostic tool to identify THA failure and to monitor patients following revision surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Late peri-prosthetic femoral fracture as a major mode of failure in uncemented primary hip replacement
    M R Streit
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:178-83. 2011
    ..Further research is required to investigate the risk factors involved in the occurrence of late peri-prosthetic femoral fracture after the implantation of any uncemented stem, and to assess possible methods of prevention...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mobile-bearing lateral unicompartmental knee replacement with the Oxford domed tibial component: an independent series
    M R Streit
    University of Heidelberg, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Schlierbacher Landstr 200A, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:1356-61. 2012
    ..Patients should be informed about this complication. To avoid dislocations, care must be taken not to elevate the lateral joint line...
  10. doi request reprint How many different types of femora are there in primary hip osteoarthritis? An active shape modeling study
    C Merle
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Schlierbacher Landstr 200 A 69118, Heidelberg, Germany Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Orthop Res 32:413-22. 2014
    ..Our data may improve future stem designs that will optimize stem fit and simultaneously allow individual restoration of hip biomechanics...
  11. doi request reprint [Long-term results of uncemented stems in total hip arthroplasty: analysis of survival rates with a minimum 15-year follow-up]
    C Merle
    Orthopadische Universitatsklinik, Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200 A, 69118, Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Orthopade 39:80-6. 2010
    ..With regard to high patient demands and increasing cost pressures in the public health system, long-term outcomes of uncemented femoral stems are crucial to further support their clinical use...