Thore Zantop

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Graft laceration and pullout strength of soft-tissue anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: in vitro study comparing titanium, poly-d,l-lactide, and poly-d,l-lactide-tricalcium phosphate screws
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University, Muenster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 22:1204-10. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraarticular rupture pattern of the ACL
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 454:48-53. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive coracoclavicular ligament augmentation with a flip button/polydioxanone repair for treatment of total acromioclavicular joint dislocation
    Mathias Wellmann
    Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 23:1132.e1-5. 2007
  4. doi request reprint [Modified Larson technique for posterolateral corner reconstruction of the knee]
    Thore Zantop
    Poliklinik und Klinik für Unfall, Hand und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 22:373-86. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament anatomy and function relating to anatomical reconstruction
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:982-92. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the anteromedial and posterolateral bundles of the anterior cruciate ligament in anterior tibial translation and internal rotation
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University Munster, Munster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 35:223-7. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Anterolateral rotational knee instability: role of posterolateral structures. Winner of the AGA-DonJoy Award 2006
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyer Strasse 1, 48149, Muenster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:743-52. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Arthroscopic implantation of a matrix to cover large chondral defect during microfracture
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Munster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 25:1354-60. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Current techniques in anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:938-47. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Tunnel positioning of anteromedial and posterolateral bundles in anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: anatomic and radiographic findings
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 36:65-72. 2008

Detail Information

Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint Graft laceration and pullout strength of soft-tissue anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: in vitro study comparing titanium, poly-d,l-lactide, and poly-d,l-lactide-tricalcium phosphate screws
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University, Muenster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 22:1204-10. 2006
    ..In part 2 the influence of graft laceration as a result of 1 single interference screw insertion on the mechanical properties of the graft was evaluated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraarticular rupture pattern of the ACL
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 454:48-53. 2007
    ..In 12% of the patients the PL bundle showed no signs of rupture. When performing ACL reconstruction, care should be taken when dissecting down the ACL remnants to evaluate intact fiber bundles of the ACL...
  3. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive coracoclavicular ligament augmentation with a flip button/polydioxanone repair for treatment of total acromioclavicular joint dislocation
    Mathias Wellmann
    Department of Traumatology, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 23:1132.e1-5. 2007
    ..Our clinical experience shows that the presented technique is easy to perform and has a comparable invasiveness to recently presented arthroscopic techniques...
  4. doi request reprint [Modified Larson technique for posterolateral corner reconstruction of the knee]
    Thore Zantop
    Poliklinik und Klinik für Unfall, Hand und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Munster
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 22:373-86. 2010
    ..Posterolateral soft-tissue reconstruction to restore knee kinematics in isolated or combined posterolateral instabilities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Anterior cruciate ligament anatomy and function relating to anatomical reconstruction
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:982-92. 2006
    ..Structural properties of a 10 mm wide BPTB or quadrupled hamstring graft have been reported to be comparable with those of the native ACL...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the anteromedial and posterolateral bundles of the anterior cruciate ligament in anterior tibial translation and internal rotation
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University Munster, Munster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 35:223-7. 2007
    ..The influence of isolated deficiency of the anteromedial or posterolateral bundle of the anterior cruciate ligament on the resulting knee kinematics have not yet been reported...
  7. ncbi request reprint Anterolateral rotational knee instability: role of posterolateral structures. Winner of the AGA-DonJoy Award 2006
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyer Strasse 1, 48149, Muenster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:743-52. 2007
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  8. doi request reprint Arthroscopic implantation of a matrix to cover large chondral defect during microfracture
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Munster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 25:1354-60. 2009
    ..We conclude that the introduced technique may be helpful in large cartilage defects combining the benefit of microfracturing and avoidance of the increased morbidity of matrix-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Current techniques in anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthroscopy 23:938-47. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Tunnel positioning of anteromedial and posterolateral bundles in anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: anatomic and radiographic findings
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 36:65-72. 2008
    ..The interest in double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions has recently reawakened...
  11. ncbi request reprint Double bundle revision of a malplaced single bundle vertical ACL reconstruction: ACL revision surgery using a two femoral tunnel technique
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Munster, Munster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:1287-94. 2008
    ..Revision can be necessary if the femoral tunnel is drilled transtibial in the roof of femoral notch (mismatch)...
  12. doi request reprint Anatomical and nonanatomical double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: importance of femoral tunnel location on knee kinematics
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyer Strasse 1, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 36:678-85. 2008
    ..Although the tunnel position of the femoral anteromedial bundle is well established, the effects of different posterolateral bundle positions on knee kinematics are unknown...
  13. doi request reprint Effect of tunnel-graft length on the biomechanics of anterior cruciate ligament-reconstructed knees: intra-articular study in a goat model
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Sports Med 36:2158-66. 2008
    ..In anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction using hamstring grafts, the graft can be looped, resulting in an increased graft diameter but reducing graft length within the tunnels...
  14. doi request reprint Double-bundle reconstruction cannot restore intact knee kinematics in the ACL/LCL-deficient knee
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 130:1019-26. 2010
    ..It was hypothesized that anatomic DB ACL reconstruction restores the intact knee kinematics in ACL/LCL-deficient knees, whereas SB ACL reconstruction fails to restore the intact knee kinematics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Elongation and structural properties of meniscal repair using suture techniques in distraction and shear force scenarios: biomechanical evaluation using a cyclic loading protocol
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Waldeyerstr 1, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 34:799-805. 2006
    ..Most biomechanical studies on meniscal repairs have focused on testing distraction scenarios to evaluate structural properties of the repaired meniscus. An application of shear forces might replicate the in vivo situation more closely...
  16. ncbi request reprint Initial fixation strength of a hybrid technique for femoral ACL graft fixation
    Andre Weimann
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westphalian Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyerstr 1, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:1122-9. 2006
    ..The initial fixation strength of the hybrid technique with undersized screws is higher compared to an interference screw fixation alone. The hybrid fixation technique is an alternative for ACL graft fixation...
  17. pmc Rotational knee laxity: reliability of a simple measurement device in vivo
    Andrew G Tsai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:35. 2008
    ..This device has been shown to have acceptable levels of test re-test reliability to measure knee rotation in cadaveric knees...
  18. ncbi request reprint Femoral fixation of hamstring grafts in posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: biomechanical evaluation of different fixation techniques: is there an acute angle effect?
    Patricia Niedzwietzki
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 35:780-6. 2007
    ..The literature provides little biomechanical data about femoral fixation of hamstring grafts in posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction...
  19. ncbi request reprint Initial fixation strength of a new hybrid technique for femoral ACL graft fixation: the bone wedge technique
    Mirco Herbort
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Waldeyerstr, 1, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:769-75. 2007
    ..Aperture fixation with interference screws matching the diameter of the tunnel is associated with the risk of graft laceration and graft rotation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of a new cross-pin technique for the fixation of different sized bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Kaufmann Building, Suite 1011, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 12:520-7. 2004
    ..Cross pins provide a rigid fixation for 9 and 10 mm BPTB grafts...
  21. doi request reprint Arthroscopic fixation of matrix-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation: importance of fixation pin angle on joint compression forces
    Mirco Herbort
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfaelische Wilhelms University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 27:809-16. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the effect of pin fixation perpendicular and 30° tilted to the matrix surface on the joint compression forces...
  22. doi request reprint Rotational instability of the knee: internal tibial rotation under a simulated pivot shift test
    Nadine Diermann
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University Muenster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:353-8. 2009
    ..Furthermore, it was hypothesized that anatomic single bundle ACL reconstruction significantly reduces the internal tibial rotation under a simulated pivot shift test when compared to the ACL-deficient knee...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary stability of hamstring graft fixation with biodegradable suspension versus interference screws
    Andre Weimann
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Arthroscopy 21:266-74. 2005
    ....
  24. doi request reprint ACL mismatch reconstructions: influence of different tunnel placement strategies in single-bundle ACL reconstructions on the knee kinematics
    Mirco Herbort
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Weatfaelian Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyer Strasse 1, Muenster, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1551-8. 2010
    ..Due to the independent tibial and femoral tunnel location, a medial portal technique may be superior to a transtibial approach...
  25. ncbi request reprint A new rigid biodegradable anchor for meniscus refixation: biomechanical evaluation
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Michaelisstrasse 1, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 12:317-24. 2004
    ..The pull-out strength of the Contour Arrow was comparable to the pull-out strength reported for horizontal meniscus sutures in the literature. These biomechanical characteristics of this new implant justify clinical use...
  26. ncbi request reprint Development of a simple device for measurement of rotational knee laxity
    Volker Musahl
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 15:1009-12. 2007
    ..95 to 0.99. In summary, the new device for measurement of rotational knee laxity is simple, reliable, and can be used in a non-invasive fashion in the office or surgical suite document clinical outcome in terms of rotational knee laxity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic techniques for the fixation of a three-dimensional scaffold for autologous chondrocyte transplantation: structural properties in an in vitro model
    Sandra Zelle
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 23:1073-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the structural properties of matrix-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation with multiple fixation techniques implanted in fresh porcine knees after they had undergone load to failure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of two techniques for double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: one tibial tunnel versus two tibial tunnels
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyerstr 1, D 48149, Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 35:228-34. 2007
    ..This research was undertaken to determine whether there is a need for a second tibial tunnel in anatomic anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cyclic loading comparison between biodegradable interference screw fixation and biodegradable double cross-pin fixation of human bone-patellar tendon-bone grafts
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 21:934-41. 2005
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Reconstruction of the posterior oblique ligament and the posterior cruciate ligament in knees with posteromedial instability
    Andre Weimann
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University, Munster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 28:1283-9. 2012
    ..The motivation for this study was the attempt to test different reconstruction techniques for the structures of the posteromedial corner in a biomechanical experiment...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of coracoacromial ligament resection on glenohumeral stability under active muscle loading in an in vitro model
    Mathias Wellmann
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Arthroscopy 24:1258-64. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Initial and 6 weeks postoperative structural properties of soft tissue anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions with cross-pin or interference screw fixation: an in vivo study in sheep
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Munster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 23:14-20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the detrimental effects of interference screw fixation on soft tissue anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction after 6 weeks and compare them with a cross-pin technique...
  33. ncbi request reprint Initial fixation strength of two bioabsorbable pins for the fixation of hamstring grafts compared to interference screw fixation: single cycle and cyclic loading
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 32:641-9. 2004
    ..During the early postoperative period, the fixation of a hamstring graft to the bone tunnel is the primary factor in limiting rehabilitation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cyclic testing of flexible all-inside meniscus suture anchors: biomechanical analysis
    Thore Zantop
    Department for Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Münster, Waldeyerstrasse 1, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 33:388-94. 2005
    ..Flexible meniscus repair devices are designed to combine the benefits of rigid all-inside meniscus anchors with the biomechanical properties of sutures...
  35. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of an augmented coracoacromial ligament transfer for acromioclavicular joint instability
    Mathias Wellmann
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Arthroscopy 24:1395-401. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Femoral bridge stability in double-bundle ACL reconstruction: impact of bridge width and different fixation techniques on the structural properties of the graft/femur complex
    Ann Kristin Lehmann
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Waldeyerstr, 1, D 48149, Munster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1127-32. 2009
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Joint kinematics and in situ forces after single bundle PCL reconstruction: a graft placed at the center of the femoral attachment does not restore normal posterior laxity
    Simon Lenschow
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 126:253-9. 2006
    ..Femoral tunnel placement has a great influence on the clinical outcome after PCL reconstruction...
  38. ncbi request reprint Importance of femoral tunnel placement in double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: biomechanical analysis using a robotic/universal force-moment sensor testing system
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyerstr 1, D 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 34:456-63. 2006
    ..In addition, a double-bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction has been shown to restore the intact knee kinematics more closely than does a single-bundle reconstruction...
  39. doi request reprint Accidental perforation of the lateral femoral cortex in ACL reconstruction: an investigation of mechanical properties of different fixation techniques
    Mirco Herbort
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfaelische Wilhelms University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 28:382-9. 2012
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint The splice variants 120 and 164 of the angiogenic peptide vascular endothelial cell growth factor (VEGF) are expressed during Achilles tendon healing
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University of Kiel, Michaelisstr 1, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 123:475-80. 2003
    ..One of the most important angiogenic factors is the vascular endothelial cell growth factor (VEGF), a glycosylated protein of 46-48 kDa composed of two disulfide-linked subunits...
  41. doi request reprint Biomechanical comparison of the primary stability of suturing Achilles tendon rupture: a cadaver study of Bunnell and Kessler techniques under cyclic loading conditions
    Mirco Herbort
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfaelische, Wilhelms, University Muenster, Waldeyerstrasse 1, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:1273-7. 2008
    ..Aim of this study was to test the most commonly used Achilles tendon repair techniques (Bunnell and Kessler repair) under cyclic loading conditions...
  42. ncbi request reprint Reducing the "killer turn" in posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction by fixation level and smoothing the tibial aperture
    Andre Weimann
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University, Muenster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 23:1104-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of the operative technique on reducing the so called "killer turn" at the tibial bone tunnel exit in posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) reconstruction...
  43. ncbi request reprint Primary stability of bone-patellar tendon-bone graft fixation with biodegradable pins
    Andre Weimann
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Arthroscopy 19:1097-102. 2003
    ..We evaluated the initial bone-patellar tendon-bone (BPTB) graft fixation strength of biodegradable pins compared with interference screws in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using bovine knees...
  44. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of different fixation methods for tibial eminence fractures
    Anne Kathleen Eggers
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Münster, Waldeyerstr 1, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 35:404-10. 2007
    ..Tibial eminence fractures have become more common, but the best method of fixing these fractures arthroscopically has not been elucidated...
  45. doi request reprint Strategies for repair of radial tears close to the meniscal rim--biomechanical analysis with a cyclic loading protocol
    Mirco Herbort
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Weatfaelian Wilhelms University Muenster, Waldeyer Strasse 1, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 38:2281-7. 2010
    ..Lateral meniscectomy contributes to early-onset osteoarthritis. Biomechanical properties of sutures repairs for complete radial meniscal tears remain unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint Initial fixation strength of flexible all-inside meniscus suture anchors in comparison to conventional suture technique and rigid anchors: biomechanical evaluation of new meniscus refixation systems
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 32:863-9. 2004
    ..The newest generation of meniscus repair devices is designed to combine the benefits of the all-inside technique with the biomechanical properties of sutures...
  47. ncbi request reprint The effect of locally applied vascular endothelial growth factor on meniscus healing: gross and histological findings
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Waldeyerstr, 1, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 127:235-40. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that healing of meniscus tears in the avascular zone can be promoted by the local application of the angiogenic factor vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Potential risk of cartilage damage in double bundle ACL reconstruction: impact of knee flexion angle and portal location on the femoral PL bundle tunnel
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University Munster, Munster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:509-13. 2008
    ..In ACL reconstruction restoring the AM and PL bundle separately, high medial portal drilling should be avoided. We recommend drilling of the femoral PL bundle tunnel through a low medial portal in high knee flexion...
  49. ncbi request reprint Cyclic strain influences the expression of the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and the hypoxia inducible factor 1 alpha (HIF-1alpha) in tendon fibroblasts
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfaelische Wilhelms University, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    J Orthop Res 22:847-53. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate that mechanical factors are involved in the regulation of VEGF expression in tendon tissue...
  50. ncbi request reprint The angiogenic peptide vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is expressed during the remodeling of free tendon grafts in sheep
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 123:168-74. 2003
    ..A sheep model was used to examine the expression of the angiogenic peptide vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in autologous tendon grafts after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction...
  51. ncbi request reprint Soft-tissue graft fixation in posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: evaluation of the effect of tibial insertion site on joint kinematics and in situ forces using a robotic/UFS testing system
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:614-20. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Anatomy of the anterior cruciate ligament with regard to its two bundles
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, West falian Wilhelms University Muenster, Muenster, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 454:35-47. 2007
    ..While the anteromedial bundle is the primary restraint against anterior tibial translation, the posterolateral bundle tends to stabilize the knee near full extension, particularly against rotatory loads...
  53. doi request reprint The role of the posterior oblique ligament in controlling posterior tibial translation in the posterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand
    Am J Sports Med 36:495-501. 2008
    ..Posterior cruciate ligament injuries are often associated with injuries to other structures. The role of the posteromedial structures of the knee in these injuries has received little attention...
  54. doi request reprint Single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a biomechanical cadaveric study of a rectangular quadriceps and bone--patellar tendon--bone graft configuration versus a round hamstring graft
    Mirco Herbort
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfaelische Wilhelms University Muenster, Munster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 29:1981-90. 2013
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Partial rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University Muenster, Munster, Germany
    Arthroscopy 22:1143-5. 2006
    ..If only one bundle of the ACL is torn, isolated AM or PL bundle reconstruction should be considered. Although potentially difficult, a careful diagnostic evaluation is necessary before ACL surgery...
  56. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of minimally invasive repairs for complete acromioclavicular joint dislocation
    Mathias Wellmann
    Department of Traumatology, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital Muenster, Waldeyerstr 1, 48149 Muenster, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 35:955-61. 2007
    ..The conventional coracoclavicular ligament augmentation with a single polydioxanone loop has been shown to have some pivotal disadvantages...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effects of increasing tibial slope on the biomechanics of the knee
    J Robert Giffin
    Musculoskeletal Research Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Sports Med 32:376-82. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of increasing anterior-posterior (A-P) tibial slope on knee kinematics and in situ forces in the cruciate ligaments...
  58. ncbi request reprint Extracellular matrix scaffolds are repopulated by bone marrow-derived cells in a mouse model of achilles tendon reconstruction
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelms University, Muenster, Germany
    J Orthop Res 24:1299-309. 2006
    ..The involvement of these cells in the remodeling process may explain in part the process of site specific constructive remodeling as opposed to scar tissue formation when the ECM is used as a biologic scaffold for tendon reconstruction...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Arthroscopic meniscal suture]
    Wolf Petersen
    Klinik für Unfall, Hand und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitatsklinikum Munster, Waldeyerstrasse 1, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 18:393-410. 2006
    ..Restoration of the function of the meniscus by suturing a tear to prevent long-term degeneration...
  60. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic implantation of a three dimensional scaffold for autologous chondrocyte transplantation
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster, Waldeyerstr, 1, 48149, Munster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:505-8. 2008
    ..Another hole is drilled with the K-wire and a second pin is inserted. Finally the stability of the matrix is tested with a probe and the joint is mobilized...
  61. ncbi request reprint Blood supply of the flexor hallucis longus tendon with regard to dancer's tendinitis: injection and immunohistochemical studies of cadaver tendons
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Foot Ankle Int 24:591-6. 2003
    ..These are the most typical areas for tendon degeneration and rupture...
  62. ncbi request reprint Anatomic, radiographic, biomechanical, and kinematic evaluation of the anterior cruciate ligament and its two functional bundles
    Anikar Chhabra
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 5th Avenue, Suite 1011, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 88:2-10. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular ganglion cysts of the cruciate ligaments: case report and review of the literature
    Thore Zantop
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Michaelisstr 1, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 123:195-8. 2003
    ..Intra-articular ganglion cysts of the knee joint are rare. We report on three ganglion cysts of the cruciate ligaments: Two were intercruciate, and one was located around the posterior cruciate ligament...
  64. ncbi request reprint Structure of the human tibialis posterior tendon
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Michaelisstrasse 40, 24098 Kiel, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 124:237-42. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the tissue of the gliding zone of the tibialis posterior tendon to gain further knowledge about possible structural causes for spontaneous tendon rupture...
  65. ncbi request reprint A controlled prospective case control study of a prevention training program in female team handball players: the German experience
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Trauma, Hand, and Reconstructive Surgery, Westfalian Wilhelms University Munster, Waldeyerstr 1, 48149 Munster, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 125:614-21. 2005
    ..Few authors have investigated the effectiveness of preventive intervention in European team handball...
  66. ncbi request reprint Hypoxia and PDGF have a synergistic effect that increases the expression of the angiogenetic peptide vascular endothelial growth factor in Achilles tendon fibroblasts
    Wolf Petersen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Christian Albrechts University, Michaelisstr 1, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 123:485-8. 2003
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Importance of tibial slope for stability of the posterior cruciate ligament deficient knee
    J Robert Giffin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Sports Med 35:1443-9. 2007
    ..As a result, sagittal osteotomies that alter slope have recently been proposed for treatment of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries...
  68. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of kitesurfing injuries
    Christoph Nickel
    Klinikum Elmshorn, Elmshorn, Germany
    Am J Sports Med 32:921-7. 2004
    ..To date, the pattern and rate of kitesurfing injuries are largely unclear...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of ankle joint injuries in handball]
    Thore Zantop
    Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 141:499-501. 2003