Hans Christoph Pape

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Systemic inflammatory response after extremity or truncal fracture operations
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 65:1379-84. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Autologous bone graft: properties and techniques
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 24:S36-40. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of late clinical outcome following orthopedic injuries after multiple trauma
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Aachen Medical Center, Aachen, Germany
    J Trauma 69:1243-51. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The role of fracture-associated soft tissue injury in the induction of systemic inflammation and remote organ dysfunction after bilateral femur fracture
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburghm Kaufmann Medical Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:385-90. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Patterns of cytokine release and evolution of remote organ dysfunction after bilateral femur fracture
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Shock 30:43-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of isolated acetabular and lower extremity fractures on long-term outcome
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Aachen Medical Center, Pauwelstrasse 30, Aachen, Germany
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:467-72. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Reoperation rate after internal fixation of intertrochanteric femur fractures with the percutaneous compression plate: what are the risk factors?
    Bernhard Schmidt-Rohlfing
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, RWTH Aachen University Institute of Medical Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 27:312-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Rotationally stable screw-anchor versus sliding hip screw plate systems in stable trochanteric femur fractures: a biomechanical evaluation
    Matthias Knobe
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Aachen Medical Center, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 27:e127-36. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Increased morbidity and mortality after bilateral femoral shaft fractures: myth or reality in the era of damage control?
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Injury 44:221-5. 2013
  10. pmc Unstable intertrochanteric femur fractures: is there a consensus on definition and treatment in Germany?
    Matthias Knobe
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, 30 Pauwelsstreet, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2831-40. 2013

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Publications67

  1. doi request reprint Systemic inflammatory response after extremity or truncal fracture operations
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 65:1379-84. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess proinflammatory markers in blunt trauma patients regarding the relationship of these and blood loss and duration of surgery in different fracture locations...
  2. doi request reprint Autologous bone graft: properties and techniques
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 24:S36-40. 2010
    ..This review article summarizes the biologic and mechanical properties of autologous bone grafts, differentiates various autologous bone graft types, and compares them with other bone substitutes...
  3. doi request reprint Predictors of late clinical outcome following orthopedic injuries after multiple trauma
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Aachen Medical Center, Aachen, Germany
    J Trauma 69:1243-51. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether certain injury patterns predispose a patient to a poor clinical outcome 10 or more years after multiple injuries...
  4. doi request reprint The role of fracture-associated soft tissue injury in the induction of systemic inflammation and remote organ dysfunction after bilateral femur fracture
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburghm Kaufmann Medical Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 22:385-90. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that fracture-associated soft tissue injury plays a pivotal role in the induction of systemic inflammation and remote organ dysfunction after fracture...
  5. doi request reprint Patterns of cytokine release and evolution of remote organ dysfunction after bilateral femur fracture
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Shock 30:43-7. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of isolated acetabular and lower extremity fractures on long-term outcome
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Aachen Medical Center, Pauwelstrasse 30, Aachen, Germany
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:467-72. 2012
    ..The long-term clinical status of surviving patients with multiple injuries has not been well described. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of acetabular and lower limb injuries...
  7. doi request reprint Reoperation rate after internal fixation of intertrochanteric femur fractures with the percutaneous compression plate: what are the risk factors?
    Bernhard Schmidt-Rohlfing
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, RWTH Aachen University Institute of Medical Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 27:312-7. 2013
    ..The aim was this study was to analyze the risk factors for reoperation after internal fixation of intertrochanteric fractures of the femur using the percutaneous compression plate (PCCP)...
  8. doi request reprint Rotationally stable screw-anchor versus sliding hip screw plate systems in stable trochanteric femur fractures: a biomechanical evaluation
    Matthias Knobe
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Aachen Medical Center, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 27:e127-36. 2013
    ..This investigation tested the hypothesis whether RoSA is advantageous over the sliding hip screw plate system (SHS) with regard to stiffness, failure load, displacement, and migration in stable trochanteric femur fractures (OTA 31A1.1)...
  9. doi request reprint Increased morbidity and mortality after bilateral femoral shaft fractures: myth or reality in the era of damage control?
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Injury 44:221-5. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the incidence of morbidity and mortality in patients with bilateral vs. unilateral femoral shaft fractures in the era of damage control orthopaedics...
  10. pmc Unstable intertrochanteric femur fractures: is there a consensus on definition and treatment in Germany?
    Matthias Knobe
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, 30 Pauwelsstreet, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2831-40. 2013
    ..Extramedullary and intramedullary implants have improved in recent years, although consensus is lacking concerning the definition and classification of unstable intertrochanteric fractures, with uncertainties regarding treatment...
  11. doi request reprint Models of hemorrhagic shock: differences in the physiological and inflammatory response
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Aachen University Medical Center, Aachen, Germany
    Cytokine 61:585-90. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the inflammatory response of different established protocols for volume-controlled shock in a murine model...
  12. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with multiple injuries and traumatic brain injury 10+ years postinjury
    Jennifer Steel
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Trauma 69:523-30; discussion 530-1. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the long-term physical and psychological consequences of multiple blunt forced trauma at ≥ 10-year follow-up for patients with and without traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  13. pmc Can a modified anterior external fixator provide posterior compression of AP compression type III pelvic injuries?
    Richard Martin Sellei
    Department of Orthopaedics Trauma, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2862-8. 2013
    ..However, these anterior constructs cannot create posterior compressive forces across the sacroiliac joint. We explored whether a modified fixator could create such forces...
  14. pmc Is helical blade nailing superior to locked minimally invasive plating in unstable pertrochanteric fractures?
    Matthias Knobe
    Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 470:2302-12. 2012
    ..Helical blade fixation of the femoral head has the theoretical advantages of higher rotational stability and cutout resistance and should have a lower rate of reoperation than a locked plating technique...
  15. pmc Models of lower extremity damage in mice: time course of organ damage and immune response
    Christoph L Menzel
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Surg Res 166:e149-56. 2011
    ..This follow-up study tests the hypothesis that inflammatory responses are comparable between a novel trauma model ("pseudofracture", PFx) and a bilateral femur fracture (BFF) model...
  16. pmc Cumulative effects of bone and soft tissue injury on systemic inflammation: a pilot study
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Aachen Medical Center, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2815-21. 2013
    ..However, it is unclear whether isolated bone or soft tissue injury contributes to the systemic inflammatory response and organ injury after fracture...
  17. pmc Do parameters used to clear noncritically injured polytrauma patients for extremity surgery predict complications?
    Thomas Dienstknecht
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Aachen Medical Center, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 471:2878-84. 2013
    ..In multiply injured patients, definitive stabilization of major fractures is performed whenever feasible, depending on the clinical condition...
  18. pmc Selective roles for toll-like receptors 2, 4, and 9 in systemic inflammation and immune dysfunction following peripheral tissue injury
    Sophie S Darwiche
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 74:1454-61. 2013
    ..Although TLRs are known to modulate innate immune responses, their role in the suppression of lymphocyte responses following traumatic tissue injury is unclear...
  19. pmc Caspase-1 is hepatoprotective during trauma and hemorrhagic shock by reducing liver injury and inflammation
    Christoph L Menzel
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Mol Med 17:1031-8. 2011
    ..These findings may have implications for the treatment of trauma patients and may lead to progress in prevention or treatment of multiple organ failure (MOF)...
  20. doi request reprint IL-10 deficiency augments acute lung but not liver injury in hemorrhagic shock
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Kaufmann Medical Building, Suite 1010, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Cytokine 45:26-31. 2009
    ..In contrast, no significant differences in any liver parameters were detected between IL-10 KO and C57/BL6 mice. Our data indicate that an endogenous IL-10 deficiency augments acute lung but not liver injury following hemorrhagic shock...
  21. doi request reprint The timing of definitive fixation for major fractures in polytrauma--a matched-pair comparison between a US and European level I centres: analysis of current fracture management practice in polytrauma
    Verena M Schreiber
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Trauma, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    Injury 42:650-4. 2011
    ..The current study investigates whether the timing of fracture treatment is different in different trauma systems...
  22. doi request reprint Complex extremity fractures following high energy injuries: the limited value of existing classifications and a proposal for a treatment-guide
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Injury 40:S69-74. 2009
    ..In selected cases, primary amputation is a life-saving alternative. We present a new treatment guide taking parameters of local injury severity into account...
  23. doi request reprint Role of hemorrhage in the induction of systemic inflammation and remote organ damage: analysis of combined pseudo-fracture and hemorrhagic shock
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Orthop Res 29:270-4. 2011
    ..95 ng/ml ± 0.32) than in group PF (1.21 ng/ml ± 0.2). Both PF and additional HS cause a systemic inflammatory response. In addition, hemorrhage seems to be associated with remote affects on the lung...
  24. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the clinical course with inflammatory parameters
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 Fifth Avenue 1, 5213 Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Injury 38:1358-64. 2007
    ..They precede the development of organ dysfunction and may be used for monitoring purposes. Among these, pro-inflammatory cytokines appear to be the most reliable parameters...
  25. pmc Impact of the method of initial stabilization for femoral shaft fractures in patients with multiple injuries at risk for complications (borderline patients)
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Division of Trauma, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Surg 246:491-9; discussion 499-501. 2007
    ....
  26. pmc Inducible nitric oxide synthase contributes to immune dysfunction following trauma
    Sophie S Darwiche
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Shock 38:499-507. 2012
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that iNOS regulates immune suppression following trauma and suggest that targeting the sustained production of NO by iNOS may attenuate posttraumatic immune depression...
  27. pmc Inhalative IL-10 attenuates pulmonary inflammation following hemorrhagic shock without major alterations of the systemic inflammatory response
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstraβe 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Mediators Inflamm 2012:512974. 2012
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Current theories on the pathophysiology of multiple organ failure after trauma
    Takeshi Tsukamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Injury 41:21-6. 2010
    ..Through this review we aim to describe the pathophysiological approach for MOF after trauma studied so far and also introduce the prospects of this issue for the future...
  29. doi request reprint Scoring systems for outcome after knee injuries
    Bernhard Schmidt-Rohlfing
    University of Aachen Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 30 Pauwels Street, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Injury 42:271-5. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the outcomes of knee injuries in poly-traumatized patients are rather heterogeneous, but generally are worse than in those with lower extremity injuries that spare the knee joint...
  30. ncbi request reprint Experimental background--review of animal studies
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Division of Orthopedic Trauma, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, USA
    Injury 37:S25-38. 2006
    ..It focuses on whether these studies have contributed to our clinical knowledge of the procedure's impact on perfusion and fracture healing, as well as the medical relevance of coincident systemic effects...
  31. doi request reprint Loss of follow-up in orthopaedic trauma: is 80% follow-up still acceptable?
    Boris A Zelle
    Division of Orthopaedic Traumatology, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 27:177-81. 2013
    ..However, these guidelines have not been established through scientific investigations. The goal of this study was to evaluate how loss of follow-up influences the statistical significance in a trauma database...
  32. pmc MALP-2 pre-treatment modulates systemic inflammation in hemorrhagic shock
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Inflamm (Lond) 10:17. 2013
    ..In this experiment we investigated whether immunostimulation with TLR-2 agonists under conditions of sterile inflammation (hemorrhagic shock (HS)) may affect the immune response and remote organ inflammation...
  33. pmc Socio-economic outcome after blunt orthopaedic trauma: Implications on injury prevention
    Roman Pfeifer
    University of Aachen Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Patient Saf Surg 5:9. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  34. pmc Challenges and barriers to improving care of the musculoskeletal patient of the future - a debate article and global perspective
    Hangama C Fayaz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 5:23. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  35. doi request reprint High-energy foot and ankle trauma: principles for formulating an individualized care plan
    Ivan S Tarkin
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Traumatology, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 412 605 3252, USA
    Foot Ankle Clin 13:705-23. 2008
    ..Amputation is considered a rational treatment option for the patient with severe injury and poor host biology. Despite the most appropriate management, many severe foot and ankle injuries have a guarded prognosis...
  36. doi request reprint Effects of changing strategies of fracture fixation on immunologic changes and systemic complications after multiple trauma: damage control orthopedic surgery
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Orthop Res 26:1478-84. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of vena cava filters in trauma patients
    Peter V Giannoudis
    Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Injury 38:7-18. 2007
    ..In this study, we review all the available data on IVC filter placement in trauma patients and we discuss the potential complications of IVC filters in order to understand better the risk/benefit ratio of their use...
  38. doi request reprint Growth factor release following femoral nailing
    Peter V Giannoudis
    Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, UK
    Bone 42:751-7. 2008
    ..The osteogenic effect of reaming could be secondary not only to grafting debris but also to the increased liberation of these molecules...
  39. pmc Femoral nailing-related coagulopathy determined by first-hit magnitude: an animal study
    Peter V Giannoudis
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Room 194, A Floor, Clarendon Wing, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:473-80. 2008
    ..The magnitude of the injury appears equally important as the type of subsequent surgery and should be considered in planning for fracture fixation in patients at high risk for complications...
  40. ncbi request reprint Fat embolism: the reaming controversy
    Peter V Giannoudis
    Department Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Injury 37:S50-8. 2006
    ..Additional studies are required to determine whether a subgroup of trauma patients is adversely affected by intramedullary reaming, thus necessitating other fixation techniques...
  41. ncbi request reprint Biological enhancement of bone healing with Bone Morphogenetic Protein-7 at the clinical setting of pelvic girdle non-unions
    Peter V Giannoudis
    Academic Dept of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, University of Leeds, UK
    Injury 38:S43-8. 2007
    ..The implantation of BMP-7 in pelvic reconstruction procedures adds another alternative to the treatment methods of contemporary orthopaedics...
  42. ncbi request reprint Damage control orthopaedics: evolving concepts in the treatment of patients who have sustained orthopaedic trauma
    Craig S Roberts
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    Instr Course Lect 54:447-62. 2005
    ....
  43. pmc Predictors of poor outcome after both column acetabular fractures: a 30-year retrospective cohort study
    Philipp Lichte
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, Medical School of the RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Patient Saf Surg 7:9. 2013
    ....
  44. pmc Outcome after thoracoscopic ventral stabilisation of thoracic and lumbar spine fractures
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Aachen Medical Center, 30 Pauwels Street, Aachen, 52074, Germany
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 6:10. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  45. pmc Knowledge transfer of spinal manipulation skills by student-teachers: a randomised controlled trial
    Matthias Knobe
    Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrase 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Spine J 21:992-8. 2012
    ..To assess the use of peer-assisted learning (PAL) of complex manipulative motor skills with respect to gender in medical students...
  46. pmc The role of stem cells in fracture healing and nonunion
    Hangama C Fayaz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Int Orthop 35:1587-97. 2011
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Upper extremity periarticular fractures: when should they be fixed and when should they be replaced?
    Gertraud Gradl
    Department for Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 25:S86-9. 2011
    ..Selection criteria were relevance of data, number of cases greater than 20, and comparability of results...
  48. doi request reprint Technical tricks when using the reamer irrigator aspirator technique for autologous bone graft harvesting
    Andres J Quintero
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 24:42-5. 2010
    ..We hereby discuss these potential dangers and describe the correct use of this device with technical tricks to minimize the risk of unexpected intraoperative events...
  49. doi request reprint Local exposure of bone components to injured soft tissue induces Toll-like receptor 4-dependent systemic inflammation with acute lung injury
    Philipp Kobbe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Shock 30:686-91. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that bone components contribute to systemic inflammation and acute lung injury after long bone fractures via TLR-4 signaling and support the notion of a central role for TLR-4 in sensing tissue damage...
  50. doi request reprint Intraoperative reduction techniques for difficult femoral fractures
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 23:S6-11. 2009
    ..Closed and percutaneous strategies are emphasized which preserve fracture biology and encourage primary union. However, open techniques are sometimes necessary to avoid postoperative deformity...
  51. doi request reprint The biology of intramedullary reaming
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Aachen Medical Center, 30 Pauwels Street, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Injury 41:S4-8. 2010
    ..Reaming techniques and their suggested effects on bone formation are outlined. Moreover, techniques for avoiding local and systemic complications are summarized...
  52. ncbi request reprint Immediate fracture fixation--which method? Comments on the John Border Memorial Lecture, Ottawa, 2005
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division Chief Traumatology, Suite 911, Kaufmann Med Building, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 20:341-50. 2006
  53. pmc Improvement of research quality in the fields of orthopaedics and trauma--a global perspective
    Hangama C Fayaz
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int Orthop 37:1205-12. 2013
    ..These lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the topics that will significantly influence the research development as we arrive at an important globalisation era in orthopaedics and trauma-related research...
  54. doi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of locking plate fixation of proximal humeral fractures augmented with calcium phosphate cement
    Gertraud Gradl
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 27:399-404. 2013
    ..To evaluate the influence of calcium phosphate cement augmentation on failure of locking plate fixation of proximal humeral fracture fixation in a cadaveric fracture model...
  55. pmc Arthroscopy or ultrasound in undergraduate anatomy education: a randomized cross-over controlled trial
    Matthias Knobe
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, Medical Faculty, RWTH Aachen University, 30 Pauwelsstreet, Aachen 52074, Germany
    BMC Med Educ 12:85. 2012
    ..This randomized controlled trial investigates whether musculoskeletal ultrasound (MSUS) or arthroscopic methods can increase the anatomical knowledge uptake...
  56. ncbi request reprint Timing of fracture fixation in multitrauma patients: the role of early total care and damage control surgery
    Hans Christoph Pape
    University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 17:541-9. 2009
    ..In patients presenting in extremis, life-saving measures are pivotal, followed by a damage control approach to their injuries...
  57. doi request reprint Effects of near cortical slotted holes in locking plate constructs
    Richard Martin Sellei
    Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Aachen Medical Center, Aachen, Germany
    J Orthop Trauma 25:S35-40. 2011
    ..Slotted near cortical locking holes might improve this drawback. This review summarizes the current knowledge of the healing process associated with different types of near cortical locking options...
  58. pmc Case report: The prone reduction of a sacroiliac disruption with a pelvic C-clamp
    Andres Javier Quintero
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3471 Fifth Ave 1010, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:1103-6. 2009
    ..The C-clamp may be a useful adjunct in select cases to facilitate closed reduction of sacral or sacroiliac joint disruptions, as may particularly apply in cases of severe displacement or when a reduction is hampered by obesity...
  59. doi request reprint Combined hemorrhage/trauma models in pigs-current state and future perspectives
    Frank Hildebrand
    Department of Orthopedic Trauma, and Harald Tscherne Research Laboratory for Orthopedic Trauma, University of Aachen, Aachen Department of Orthopedic Trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ulm, Ulm and Department of Experimental Trauma Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Shock 40:247-73. 2013
    ..This review summarizes the existing porcine models and outlines the need for long-term models to provide real effective novel therapeutics for multiply injured patients to improve organ function and clinical outcome. ..
  60. doi request reprint Open supracondylar femur fractures with bone loss in the polytraumatized patient - Timing is everything!
    Tiffany R Dugan
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Kaufmann Medical Building, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Injury 44:1826-31. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to demonstrate a successful treatment protocol for these challenging injuries...
  61. doi request reprint Periprosthetic fractures: epidemiology and future projections
    Gregory J Della Rocca
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri, 1 Hospital Drive, MC213, DC053 10, Columbia, MO 65212, USA
    J Orthop Trauma 25:S66-70. 2011
    ..In this review, we intend to discuss current trends in periprosthetic fractures and risk factors associated with their development in the joint arthroplasty and fracture patient...
  62. pmc Restricted duty hours for surgeons and impact on residents quality of life, education, and patient care: a literature review
    Hans Christoph Pape
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Kaufmann Medical Building, Suite 1010, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 3:3. 2009
    ..In this literature review, data of effects of limited work-hours on the quality of life, surgical education, and patient care was summarized, focusing on surgical subspecialities...
  63. pmc A civilian perspective on ballistic trauma and gunshot injuries
    Philipp Lichte
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of the RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:35. 2010
    ..Gunshot injuries in civilians have more focal injury patterns and should be considered distinct entities...
  64. doi request reprint Animal models for trauma research: what are the options?
    Takeshi Tsukamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Shock 31:3-10. 2009
    ..This review summarizes the advantages and the disadvantages of using animal models in trauma/hemorrhagic shock studies and discusses the relevance of various animal studies to the clinical scenario...
  65. pmc Missed injuries in trauma patients: A literature review
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Kaufmann Medical Building, Suite 1010, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Patient Saf Surg 2:20. 2008
    ..This review summarizes the available literature on missed injuries, focusing on overlooked muscoloskeletal injuries...
  66. doi request reprint Patterns of mortality and causes of death in polytrauma patients--has anything changed?
    Roman Pfeifer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Kaufmann Medical Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Injury 40:907-11. 2009
    ..Most of these studies have aimed to improve trauma care and raise awareness of avoidable complications. The aim of the present review is to evaluate whether the distribution of complications and mortality has changed...
  67. doi request reprint External adjuncts to enhance fracture healing: what is the role of ultrasound?
    Peter A Siska
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Kaufmann Medical Building, Suite 1010, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Injury 39:1095-105. 2008
    ..This article will review the evidence for the use of low-intensity pulsed ultrasound in fracture care...