Roman Pfeifer

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc Low back pain during pregnancy caused by a sacral stress fracture: a case report
    Miguel Pishnamaz
    Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Aachen Medical Center, 30 Pauwels Street, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Med Case Rep 6:98. 2012
  9. 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, Pauwelsstra╬▓e 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Mediators Inflamm 2012:512974. 2012
  10. 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

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Publications16

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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
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  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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:..
  8. pmc Low back pain during pregnancy caused by a sacral stress fracture: a case report
    Miguel Pishnamaz
    Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Aachen Medical Center, 30 Pauwels Street, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Med Case Rep 6:98. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  9. 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, Pauwelsstra╬▓e 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Mediators Inflamm 2012:512974. 2012
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  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  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 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...