C Gerber

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zurich
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Experimental rotator cuff repair. A preliminary study
    C Gerber
    Laboratory for Experimental Surgery, AO ASIF Foundation, Davos, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 81:1281-90. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint The results of repair of massive tears of the rotator cuff
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 82:505-15. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical and structural outcomes of nonoperative management of massive rotator cuff tears
    P O Zingg
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1928-34. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonically implanted PLA suture anchors are stable in osteopenic bone
    D C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 442:143-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Tendon retracts more than muscle in experimental chronic tears of the rotator cuff
    D C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1533-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the subscapularis in preventing anterior glenohumeral subluxation in the abducted, externally rotated position of the arm
    C M L Werner
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:495-501. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Analysis of a retrieved delta III total shoulder prosthesis
    R W Nyffeler
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:1187-91. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint In vivo tendon force measurement of 2-week duration in sheep
    D C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstr 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biomech 37:135-40. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of tendon release and delayed repair on the structure of the muscles of the rotator cuff: an experimental study in sheep
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1973-82. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of painful pseudoparesis due to irreparable rotator cuff dysfunction with the Delta III reverse-ball-and-socket total shoulder prosthesis
    C M L Werner
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1476-86. 2005

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Experimental rotator cuff repair. A preliminary study
    C Gerber
    Laboratory for Experimental Surgery, AO ASIF Foundation, Davos, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 81:1281-90. 1999
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The results of repair of massive tears of the rotator cuff
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 82:505-15. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Clinical and structural outcomes of nonoperative management of massive rotator cuff tears
    P O Zingg
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 89:1928-34. 2007
    ..The natural history of massive rotator cuff tears is not well known. The purpose of this study was to determine the clinical and structural mid-term outcomes in a series of nonoperatively managed massive rotator cuff tears...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonically implanted PLA suture anchors are stable in osteopenic bone
    D C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 442:143-8. 2006
    ..5-mm polylactic pin achieved equal pullout strength in weak bone as the larger 5-mm titanium Corkscrew. Bone density is highly variable in humeral heads and influenced the pullout strength of both implants...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tendon retracts more than muscle in experimental chronic tears of the rotator cuff
    D C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1533-8. 2006
    ..Such retraction may not be a quantitatively reliable indicator of retraction of the muscle and may overestimate the need for elongation of the musculotendinous unit during repair...
  6. ncbi request reprint The role of the subscapularis in preventing anterior glenohumeral subluxation in the abducted, externally rotated position of the arm
    C M L Werner
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 22:495-501. 2007
    ..Empirical models, however, have questioned the role of the subscapularis muscle as it has been observed to potentially support dislocation of the subluxated humeral head...
  7. ncbi request reprint Analysis of a retrieved delta III total shoulder prosthesis
    R W Nyffeler
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:1187-91. 2004
    ..There were, however, no histological signs of loosening of the glenoid base plate and the stability of the prosthetic articulation was only slightly reduced by the eroded rim of the cup...
  8. ncbi request reprint In vivo tendon force measurement of 2-week duration in sheep
    D C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstr 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Biomech 37:135-40. 2004
    ..This study shows that serial tendon tension measurement is feasible and allows for reliable, repeatable recording of the absolute tendon tension at the expense of tendon integrity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effect of tendon release and delayed repair on the structure of the muscles of the rotator cuff: an experimental study in sheep
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1973-82. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the amount of muscle atrophy and fatty infiltration in an animal model and to determine whether the repair of a long-standing tendon tear can reverse these changes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Treatment of painful pseudoparesis due to irreparable rotator cuff dysfunction with the Delta III reverse-ball-and-socket total shoulder prosthesis
    C M L Werner
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1476-86. 2005
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the clinical and radiographic results of this arthroplasty in a consecutive series of shoulders with painful pseudoparesis due to irreversible loss of rotator cuff function...
  11. doi request reprint Anabolic steroids reduce muscle damage caused by rotator cuff tendon release in an experimental study in rabbits
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:2189-95. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that the administration of anabolic steroids can diminish these muscular changes following experimental supraspinatus tendon release in the rabbit...
  12. doi request reprint Is there an association between the individual anatomy of the scapula and the development of rotator cuff tears or osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint?: A radiological study of the critical shoulder angle
    B K Moor
    University of Zurich, Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 380, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Bone Joint J 95:935-41. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that individual quantitative anatomy may imply biomechanics that are likely to induce specific types of degenerative joint disorders...
  13. doi request reprint Negative muscle pennation angle as a sign of massive musculotendinous retraction after tendon tear: paradoxical function of the vastus lateralis muscle
    D C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstr 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1536-9. 2011
    ..This observation makes the value of an in situ repair of a far retracted tendon tear with interposition of a graft questionable and emphasizes early over late anatomic surgical restoration of the muscle architecture after tendon tears...
  14. ncbi request reprint A new methodology for the planning of single-cut corrective osteotomies of mal-aligned long bones
    D C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstr 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:223-7. 2005
    ..A practical geometrical tool is presented to facilitate the difficult preoperative planning of such osteotomies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Levator scapulae and rhomboid transfer for paralysis of trapezius. The Eden-Lange procedure
    J Romero
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:1141-5. 2003
    ..In the presence of an additional serratus anterior palsy or weak rhomboid muscles, the procedure is less successful in restoring shoulder function...
  16. ncbi request reprint Non-operative treatment of large anterior glenoid rim fractures after traumatic anterior dislocation of the shoulder
    G J Maquieira
    Department of Orthopaedics, Uniklinik Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:1347-51. 2007
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Influence of peg design and cement mantle thickness on pull-out strength of glenoid component pegs
    R W Nyffeler
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:748-52. 2003
    ..Increasing the diameter of the hole into which the peg is inserted from 5.2 to 6.2 mm thereby increasing the thickness of the cement mantle, improved the mean pull-out force for the pegs tested...
  18. ncbi request reprint Single-stage bilateral total shoulder arthroplasty: a preliminary study
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:751-5. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Internal fixation of complex fractures of the proximal humerus
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:848-55. 2004
    ..The mean active anterior elevation was 156 degrees. Internal fixation of complex fractures of the proximal humerus restored good shoulder function if avascular necrosis did not develop...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of selective capsulorrhaphy on the passive range of motion of the glenohumeral joint
    C Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Switzerland
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:48-55. 2003
    ..Capsulorrhaphy of the glenohumeral joint is a common surgical procedure for the treatment of instability caused by increased capsular laxity. The effect of capsulorrhaphy on the range of motion of the shoulder is poorly understood...