Benjamin Gantenbein-Ritter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bern
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Activation of intervertebral disc cells by co-culture with notochordal cells, conditioned medium and hypoxia
    Benjamin Gantenbein
    Tissue and Organ Mechanobiology, Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:422. 2014
  2. pmc Stochastic amplitude-modulated stretching of rabbit flexor digitorum profundus tendons reduces stiffness compared to cyclic loading but does not affect tenocyte metabolism
    Thomas H Steiner
    Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:222. 2012
  3. pmc The evolutionary importance of cell ratio between notochordal and nucleus pulposus cells: an experimental 3-D co-culture study
    Benjamin Gantenbein-Ritter
    ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, Medical Faculty, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, 3014, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 21:S819-25. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Biological response of the intervertebral disc to repetitive short-term cyclic torsion
    Samantha C W Chan
    ARTORG, Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2021-30. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Intervertebral disc regeneration or repair with biomaterials and stem cell therapy--feasible or fiction?
    Samantha C W Chan
    ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 142:w13598. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Papain-induced in vitro disc degeneration model for the study of injectable nucleus pulposus therapy
    Samantha C W Chan
    Tissue and Organ Mechanobiology, Institute of Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Spine J 13:273-83. 2013

Collaborators

  • Stephen J Ferguson
  • Karin Wuertz
  • Samantha C W Chan
  • Benjamin Gantenbein
  • Lorin M Benneker
  • Alexander B├╝rki
  • Thomas H Steiner
  • Samantha Cw Chan
  • Elena Calandriello
  • Marius Jb Keel
  • Karin Wuertz-Kozak
  • Harald M Bonel

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Activation of intervertebral disc cells by co-culture with notochordal cells, conditioned medium and hypoxia
    Benjamin Gantenbein
    Tissue and Organ Mechanobiology, Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:422. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to determine NC culture conditions (2D/3D, fetal calf serum, oxygen level) that lead to significant IVD cell activation in an indirect co-culture system under normoxia and hypoxia (2% oxygen)...
  2. pmc Stochastic amplitude-modulated stretching of rabbit flexor digitorum profundus tendons reduces stiffness compared to cyclic loading but does not affect tenocyte metabolism
    Thomas H Steiner
    Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:222. 2012
    ..Here, we hypothesized that tenocytes in situ are mechano-responsive to random amplitude modulation of strain...
  3. pmc The evolutionary importance of cell ratio between notochordal and nucleus pulposus cells: an experimental 3-D co-culture study
    Benjamin Gantenbein-Ritter
    ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, Medical Faculty, University of Bern, Stauffacherstrasse 78, 3014, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 21:S819-25. 2012
    ..Human, cattle, sheep, and goat lose the cells with age, whereas rodents and lagomorphs maintain these throughout their lifetime...
  4. ncbi request reprint Biological response of the intervertebral disc to repetitive short-term cyclic torsion
    Samantha C W Chan
    ARTORG, Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2021-30. 2011
    ..In vitro study of the biological response of the intervertebral disc (IVD) to cyclic torsion by using bovine caudal IVDs...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intervertebral disc regeneration or repair with biomaterials and stem cell therapy--feasible or fiction?
    Samantha C W Chan
    ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 142:w13598. 2012
    ..The biological solutions for NP and AF replacement are still more fiction than fact. However, tissue engineering just scratched the tip of the iceberg, more satisfying solutions are yet to be added to the biomedical pipeline...
  6. ncbi request reprint Papain-induced in vitro disc degeneration model for the study of injectable nucleus pulposus therapy
    Samantha C W Chan
    Tissue and Organ Mechanobiology, Institute of Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Spine J 13:273-83. 2013
    ..Proteolytic enzyme digestion of the intervertebral disc (IVD) offers a method to simulate a condition of disc degeneration for the study of cell-scaffold constructs in the degenerated disc...