Dominik C Meyer

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of six radiographic projections to assess femoral head/neck asphericity
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 445:181-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A mechanical equinometer to measure the range of motion of the ankle joint: interobserver and intraobserver reliability
    Dominik C Meyer
    Orthopedics, Uniklinik Bagrist, Forchstr 340, Zurich, 8008, Switzerland
    Foot Ankle Int 27:202-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Combined fracture of the greater and lesser tuberosities with intact connection of the humeral head to the shaft
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Freiburgstrasse, Berne, Switzerland
    J Trauma 61:206-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Rotator cuff muscles lose responsiveness to anabolic steroids after tendon tear and musculotendinous retraction: an experimental study in sheep
    Christian Gerber
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 40:2454-61. 2012
  5. pmc Device for lengthening of a musculotendinous unit by direct continuous traction in the sheep
    Matthias A Zumstein
    Dept of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, 8008, Switzerland
    BMC Vet Res 8:50. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Viscoelastic adaptation of tendon graft material to compression: biomechanical quantification of graft preconditioning
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:1315-20. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Interference screws should be shorter than the hamstring tendon graft in the bone tunnel for best fixation
    Michael Stalder
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:584-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Contact pressure on ACL hamstring grafts in the bone tunnel with interference screw fixation--dynamic adaptation under load
    Dominik C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee 19:676-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Embossing of a screw thread and TCP granules enhances the fixation strength of compressed ACL grafts with interference screws
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:268-74. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Retraction of supraspinatus muscle and tendon as predictors of success of rotator cuff repair
    Dominik C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, Orthopaedic Department, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 40:2242-7. 2012

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of six radiographic projections to assess femoral head/neck asphericity
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 445:181-5. 2006
    ..Level of Evidence: Prognostic study, level II-1 (retrospective study)...
  2. ncbi request reprint A mechanical equinometer to measure the range of motion of the ankle joint: interobserver and intraobserver reliability
    Dominik C Meyer
    Orthopedics, Uniklinik Bagrist, Forchstr 340, Zurich, 8008, Switzerland
    Foot Ankle Int 27:202-5. 2006
    ..This work was designed to develop and test a precise, standardized, and reliable technique for measurement of passive and active ankle range of motion...
  3. ncbi request reprint Combined fracture of the greater and lesser tuberosities with intact connection of the humeral head to the shaft
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Inselspital, University of Berne, Freiburgstrasse, Berne, Switzerland
    J Trauma 61:206-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Rotator cuff muscles lose responsiveness to anabolic steroids after tendon tear and musculotendinous retraction: an experimental study in sheep
    Christian Gerber
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 40:2454-61. 2012
    ..Although continuous musculotendinous relengthening can experimentally restore muscular architecture, restoration of atrophy and fatty infiltration is hitherto impossible...
  5. pmc Device for lengthening of a musculotendinous unit by direct continuous traction in the sheep
    Matthias A Zumstein
    Dept of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, 8008, Switzerland
    BMC Vet Res 8:50. 2012
    ..The tendon end, which was previously released (16 weeks prior) from its insertion site with a bone chip, was elongated with a velocity of 1 mm/day...
  6. doi request reprint Viscoelastic adaptation of tendon graft material to compression: biomechanical quantification of graft preconditioning
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:1315-20. 2012
    ..The hypothesis of this study was that under compressive loads, tendon grafts will undergo a temporary volumetric (and therefore diametric) reduction, due to the extrusion of water from the tendon...
  7. doi request reprint Interference screws should be shorter than the hamstring tendon graft in the bone tunnel for best fixation
    Michael Stalder
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:584-8. 2013
    ..As the typical failure mode of the graft is to slip past the interference screw, it was hypothesized that the position and configuration of the graft end may be of influence on the fixation strength...
  8. doi request reprint Contact pressure on ACL hamstring grafts in the bone tunnel with interference screw fixation--dynamic adaptation under load
    Dominik C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee 19:676-9. 2012
    ..We analyzed the resultant graft-tunnel contact pressure using an in vitro model of human cadaver 8mm hamstring grafts...
  9. doi request reprint Embossing of a screw thread and TCP granules enhances the fixation strength of compressed ACL grafts with interference screws
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:268-74. 2012
    ..Further, the otherwise slippery graft surface was modified with impressed tricalcium phosphate granules (TCP) to improve friction and mechanical hold...
  10. ncbi request reprint Retraction of supraspinatus muscle and tendon as predictors of success of rotator cuff repair
    Dominik C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, Orthopaedic Department, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 40:2242-7. 2012
    ..The structural failure rate of rotator cuff repair can exceed 50%. Important predictors for repair failure are preoperative fatty muscle infiltration and myotendinous retraction...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical and radiological results 21 years following successful, isolated, open meniscal repair in stable knee joints
    Peter U Brucker
    Orthopaedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee 18:396-401. 2011
    ..However, a re-rupture rate of approximately 30% in isolated meniscal tears has to be acknowledged, which still reflects the need for biological enhancement of meniscal healing...
  12. ncbi request reprint Experimental loss of menisci, cartilage and subchondral bone gradually increases anteroposterior knee laxity
    Karl Wieser
    Orthopedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:2104-8. 2012
    ..We hypothesise that joint degeneration, however, may influence the anteroposterior knee laxity. Therefore, we set out to test this hypothesis simulating a progressively 'degenerated' joint in an experimental cadaveric setting...
  13. doi request reprint Controlled laboratory testing of arthroscopic shaver systems: do blades, contact pressure, and speed influence their performance?
    Karl Wieser
    Orthopaedic Department, University of Zurich, Balgrist Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arthroscopy 28:1497-503. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Influence of test temperature on biomechanical properties of all-inside meniscal repair devices and inside-out meniscus sutures--evaluation of an isolated distraction loading, worst-case scenario
    Peter U Brucker
    Orthopaedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 26:749-53. 2011
    ..Therefore, we hypothesize that current test standards may systematically lead to a false overestimation of their performance...
  15. doi request reprint Structure of retracted tendons after staged repair following continuous traction
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:2131-7. 2011
    ..We quantified changes in chronically retracted tendons undergoing no repair or a staged repair involving an initial re-lengthening of the musculotendinous unit by traction in a sheep model of massive rotator cuff tear...
  16. pmc Reconstruction versus conservative treatment after rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament: cost effectiveness analysis
    Mazda Farshad
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:317. 2011
    ..A critical evaluation of benefits and expenditures of both treatment options as in a cost effectiveness analysis seems well-suited to provide valuable information for treating physicians and healthcare policymakers...
  17. doi request reprint Amplitude and strength of muscle contraction are reduced in experimental tears of the rotator cuff
    Dominik C Meyer
    Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 39:1456-61. 2011
    ..Chronic tendon tears lead to retraction, fatty infiltration, and atrophy of the respective muscle. These muscle changes are decision-making criteria in rotator cuff tear management...
  18. doi request reprint Subacromial pressures vary with simulated sleep positions
    Clement M L Werner
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 19:989-93. 2010
    ..Consequently, atrophy and rupture can affect tendon healing after rotator cuff repair, thus potentially discrediting the outcome of surgery...
  19. doi request reprint Stitch positioning influences the suture hold in supraspinatus tendon repair
    Karl Wieser
    Orthopaedic Department, Balgrist Hospital, University of Zurich, Forchstrasse 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 21:1587-92. 2013
    ..This study was designed to compare the pull-out strength of simple suture stitches in human supraspinatus tendons with respect to the position of the rotator cable...
  20. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of muscle and tendon retraction in chronic rotator cuff tears
    Dominik C Meyer
    Orthopedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 40:606-10. 2012
    ..However, it is currently unknown to what extent the muscle and tendon contribute to the degree of total retraction. Further understanding of this may possibly influence the strategy of musculotendinous reconstruction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Closing wedge patellar osteotomy in combination with trochleoplasty
    Peter P Koch
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Orthop Belg 77:116-21. 2011
    ..Closing wedge patellar osteotomy, combined with sulcus-deepening trochleoplasty, can increase patellofemoral congruence with good clinical outcome...
  22. ncbi request reprint Epicondylar advancement osteotomy for flexion gap asymmetry after total knee replacement
    Georg Klammer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Acta Orthop Belg 77:680-3. 2011
    ..We describe a technique of anterior epicondylar advancement for the correction of symptomatic flexion gap instability...
  23. pmc Deltoid muscle shape analysis with magnetic resonance imaging in patients with chronic rotator cuff tears
    Dominik C Meyer
    Orthopaedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, University of Zurich, Ramistrasse 71, 8006, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:247. 2013
    ..We set out to analyse the size and shape of the deltoid muscle on MR-arthrographies, and analyse its influence on shoulder function and its adaption (i.e. atrophy) for reduced shoulder function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Anteroposterior pelvic radiographs to assess acetabular retroversion: high validity of the "cross-over-sign"
    Amir A Jamali
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Berne, Inselspital, CH 3010 Berne, Switzerland
    J Orthop Res 25:758-65. 2007
    ..A central AV of less than 10 degrees was associated with cranial retroversion. The presence of a positive cross-over-sign is a highly reliable indicator of cranial AV of <4 degrees...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of femoral to tibial varus mismatch on the contact area of unicondylar knee prostheses
    Christian Diezi
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee 17:350-5. 2010
    ..This increases local pressure and may thus importantly contribute to increased wear and early loosening...
  26. doi request reprint Arthroscopic knot tying on a single suture limb in case of a torn suture
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arthroscopy 25:925-8. 2009
    ..We present a tool and method that allow completion of the knot on a single suture limb. Alternatively, the method can be used to perform all-inside endoscopic or arthroscopic knot tying without removal of the instrument from the body...
  27. pmc Arthroscopic suture retrieval: a simple technique that disentangles sutures during retrieval
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arthrosc Tech 1:e87-9. 2012
    ..We describe a simple and efficient technique that allows simultaneous retrieval of 2 suture limbs while ensuring that the sutures are disentangled...
  28. pmc Determining utility values in patients with anterior cruciate ligament tears using clinical scoring systems
    Mazda Farshad
    Balgrist University Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:182. 2011
    ..These values will be used for the interpretation and comparison of outcome results in the currently available literature for different treatment options...
  29. ncbi request reprint Intermethod agreement and interobserver correlation of radiologic acromiohumeral distance measurements
    Clement M L Werner
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:237-40. 2008
    ..It is, therefore, possible to use the AHD read on MRI or CT studies for prognostic reasons, provided the values obtained are converted accordingly and remembering that the correlation of the values is only moderate...
  30. doi request reprint Neer Award 2007: Reversion of structural muscle changes caused by chronic rotator cuff tears using continuous musculotendinous traction. An experimental study in sheep
    Christian Gerber
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:163-71. 2009
    ..It was the purpose of this experiment to test the hypothesis that slow, continuous elongation of a retracted musculotendinous unit allows reversal of the currently irreversible structural muscle changes...
  31. doi request reprint Classification of trochlear dysplasia as predictor of clinical outcome after trochleoplasty
    Sandro F Fucentese
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Forchstr 340, 8008, Zurich, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1655-61. 2011
    ..There are types of dysplasia both with (B and D) and without (A and C) a supratrochlear spur. The aim of this study was to identify influencing factors for the clinical outcome following trochleoplasty...
  32. doi request reprint Accurate coracoid graft placement through use of a drill guide for the Latarjet procedure
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist University Hospital, Forchstrasse 340, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 22:701-8. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Tensile and shear loading stability of all-inside meniscal repairs: an in vitro biomechanical evaluation
    Peter U Brucker
    Department of Orthopaedics Balgrist, University of Zurich, Forchstr 340, Ch 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    Am J Sports Med 38:1838-44. 2010
    ..However, meniscal repair constructs are also exposed to shear forces parallel to the circumferential meniscal fibers during healing, particularly in the midportion of the meniscus...
  34. ncbi request reprint A pathomechanical concept explains muscle loss and fatty muscular changes following surgical tendon release
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Forchstr 340, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Orthop Res 22:1004-7. 2004
    ..Fatty infiltration is therefore not seen as a degenerative process but a necessary rearrangement of the tissue after macroarchitectural changes caused by musculo-tendinous retraction...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association of osteopenia of the humeral head with full-thickness rotator cuff tears
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 13:333-7. 2004
    ..For optimal suture fixation to bone, sutures or anchors should be positioned subcortically or medially under the articular surface...
  36. ncbi request reprint Mechanical and handling properties of braided polyblend polyethylene sutures in comparison to braided polyester and monofilament polydioxanone sutures
    Daniel M Wüst
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Zurich, Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arthroscopy 22:1146-53. 2006
    ..This study was designed to comprehensively compare the mechanical properties of 4 types of braided polyblend sutures with widely used braided polyester and monofilament polydioxanone sutures...
  37. ncbi request reprint Mechanical testing of absorbable suture anchors
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, Balgrist, University of Zurich Zurich, Switzerland
    Arthroscopy 19:188-93. 2003
    ..The weakest link in the fixation of soft tissue to bone may therefore be the anchor itself. In this study, several commercially available anchors were mechanically tested in vitro. Type of study: Biomechanical bench study...
  38. ncbi request reprint Failure of suture material at suture anchor eyelets
    Dominik C Meyer
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Arthroscopy 18:1013-9. 2002
    ..In the repair of soft tissue to bone using suture anchors, failure of the suture material can occur at the anchor eyelet. This study examines the load strength at which suture material fails with different metallic suture anchor eyelets...