Tim Schepers

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Influence of approach and implant on reduction accuracy and stability in lisfranc fracture-dislocation at the tarsometatarsal joint
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Int 34:705-10. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The subtalar distraction bone block arthrodesis following the late complications of calcaneal fractures: a systematic review
    T Schepers
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Surgery Traumatology, The Netherlands
    Foot (Edinb) 23:39-44. 2013
  3. pmc The timing of ankle fracture surgery and the effect on infectious complications; a case series and systematic review of the literature
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room H 822k, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 37:489-94. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Extended lateral approach for intra-articular calcaneal fractures: an inverse relationship between surgeon experience and wound complications
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 52:167-71. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The management of acute distal tibio-fibular syndesmotic injuries: results of a nationwide survey
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Injury 43:1718-23. 2012
  6. doi request reprint An irreducible ankle fracture dislocation: the Bosworth injury
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 51:501-3. 2012
  7. pmc Determinants of outcome in operatively and non-operatively treated Weber-B ankle fractures
    E M Van Schie-Van der Weert
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Reinier de Graaf Groep Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:257-63. 2012
  8. pmc Closing the medullary canal after retrograde nail removal using a bioabsorbable bone plug: technical tip
    T Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room H822 k, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:801-3. 2012
  9. pmc Acute distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injury: a systematic review of suture-button versus syndesmotic screw repair
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room H822 k, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 36:1199-206. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The primary arthrodesis for severely comminuted intra-articular fractures of the calcaneus: a systematic review
    T Schepers
    Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Department of Surgery Traumatology, Room H 822k, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Surg 18:84-8. 2012

Collaborators

  • Martin J Heetveld
  • J Carel Goslings
  • Jens A Halm
  • Esther M M Van Lieshout
  • Maarten van der Elst
  • Dorien M van der Eng
  • Berdine Bakker
  • Mirelle E E Bröker
  • E M Van Schie-Van der Weert
  • Sabine T Van Vliet-Koppert
  • Mark R de Vries
  • Karin B van Dorp
  • Niels W L Schep
  • E M M Van Lieshout
  • Laurents P S Stassen
  • M R de Vries
  • M van der Elst
  • Hamit Cakir

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Influence of approach and implant on reduction accuracy and stability in lisfranc fracture-dislocation at the tarsometatarsal joint
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Int 34:705-10. 2013
    ..The current study looked at the influence that the type of approach for tarsometatarsal injuries has on the accuracy of the reduction and the effect that the type of fixation has on stability...
  2. doi request reprint The subtalar distraction bone block arthrodesis following the late complications of calcaneal fractures: a systematic review
    T Schepers
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Surgery Traumatology, The Netherlands
    Foot (Edinb) 23:39-44. 2013
    ..The primary aim of the current review study was to assess the functional outcome of the subtalar distraction bone block arthrodesis in the management of late complications of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures...
  3. pmc The timing of ankle fracture surgery and the effect on infectious complications; a case series and systematic review of the literature
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room H 822k, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 37:489-94. 2013
    ..A clinical audit was performed to test the hypothesis that early surgery lowers the rate of infectious wound complications. Secondly we looked at the influence of surgical delay and complications on patient reported functional outcome...
  4. doi request reprint Extended lateral approach for intra-articular calcaneal fractures: an inverse relationship between surgeon experience and wound complications
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 52:167-71. 2013
    ..The association between wound complications and the experience level of the surgical team supports the need for centralization of this complex injury...
  5. doi request reprint The management of acute distal tibio-fibular syndesmotic injuries: results of a nationwide survey
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Injury 43:1718-23. 2012
    ..A national survey was conducted to gain more insight into the current approaches in the management of syndesmotic injuries in the Netherlands...
  6. doi request reprint An irreducible ankle fracture dislocation: the Bosworth injury
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 51:501-3. 2012
    ..The trauma mechanism, radiographs, treatment, and relevant published data are discussed in the present report...
  7. pmc Determinants of outcome in operatively and non-operatively treated Weber-B ankle fractures
    E M Van Schie-Van der Weert
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Reinier de Graaf Groep Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:257-63. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the clinical and functional outcome after AO-Weber B-type ankle fractures in operatively and conservatively treated patients and to determine which factors influenced outcome...
  8. pmc Closing the medullary canal after retrograde nail removal using a bioabsorbable bone plug: technical tip
    T Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room H822 k, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 132:801-3. 2012
    ..With the use of a gelatine bioabsorbable bone plug the medullary canal is closed, reducing leakage of blood and cancellous bone particles from the bone into the knee joint...
  9. pmc Acute distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injury: a systematic review of suture-button versus syndesmotic screw repair
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room H822 k, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 36:1199-206. 2012
    ..e. the syndesmotic screw...
  10. doi request reprint The primary arthrodesis for severely comminuted intra-articular fractures of the calcaneus: a systematic review
    T Schepers
    Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Department of Surgery Traumatology, Room H 822k, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Surg 18:84-8. 2012
    ..The primary aim of the current review study was to assess the functional outcome of the primary arthrodesis in the management of comminuted displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Complications of syndesmotic screw removal
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery and Traumatology, Reinier de Graaf Groep, Delft, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Int 32:1040-4. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to determine the complications which occur following routine removal of the syndesmotic screw following operative treatment of unstable ankle fractures...
  12. doi request reprint Reinsertion of an inverted osteochondral lesion of the talus: a case report
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 50:486-9. 2011
    ..Follow-up radiographs and computed tomography showed a congruent joint and complete healing of the osteochondral fragment. At the short-term follow-up visit, the functional outcome was promising...
  13. pmc The sinus tarsi approach in displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures: a systematic review
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 35:697-703. 2011
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to combine the results of studies using the sinus tarsi approach, which is the most frequently applied limited lateral approach...
  14. doi request reprint Increased rates of wound complications with locking plates in distal fibular fractures
    T Schepers
    Department of Surgery and Traumatology, Reinier de Graaf Groep Delft, P O Box 5011, 2600 GA, Delft, The Netherlands
    Injury 42:1125-9. 2011
    ..There is a growing use of locking compression plates in fracture surgery. The current study was undertaken to investigate the wound complication rates of locking versus non-locking plates in distal fibular fractures...
  15. pmc Subtalar versus triple arthrodesis after intra-articular calcaneal fractures
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Room H 822k, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Strategies Trauma Limb Reconstr 5:97-103. 2010
    ..Smoking is a risk factor for non-union...
  16. pmc To retain or remove the syndesmotic screw: a review of literature
    T Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Room H 822k, PO Box 2040, CA 3000 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 131:879-83. 2011
    ..Whether or not the syndesmosis screw should be removed prior to weight-bearing is still debated. In this study, the recent literature is reviewed concerning the need for removal of the syndesmotic screw...
  17. ncbi request reprint Radiographic evaluation of calcaneal fractures: to measure or not to measure
    T Schepers
    Department of General Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Room H 974, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Skeletal Radiol 36:847-52. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to correlate the functional outcome after treatment for displaced intra-articular calcaneal fracture with plain radiography...
  18. pmc Current concepts in the treatment of intra-articular calcaneal fractures: results of a nationwide survey
    T Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 32:711-5. 2008
    ..5-30.7 million. Dutch intra-articular calcaneal fracture incidence is at least 0.4% of all fractures presenting to hospitals. Better insight into treatment modalities currently employed and costs in the Netherlands was obtained...
  19. ncbi request reprint Posterior capsular avulsion fracture of the calcaneus: an uncommon avulsion fracture
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 46:409-10. 2007
  20. pmc Calcaneal nonunion: three cases and a review of the literature
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:735-8. 2008
    ..The occurrence of a nonunion appears to be more common after conservative treatment, but the pathophysiology remains unclear, however smoking may play a role...
  21. ncbi request reprint Demographics of extra-articular calcaneal fractures: including a review of the literature on treatment and outcome
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 128:1099-106. 2008
    ..In addition the literature was reviewed for the most common types of extra-articular calcaneal fractures with regard to incidence, treatment and clinical outcome...
  22. doi request reprint Plantar pressure analysis after percutaneous repair of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures
    Tim Schepers
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of General Surgery Traumatology, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Int 29:128-35. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that plantar pressure and foot position analysis is a valuable tool in assessing foot function in patients with a unilateral displaced intra-articular calcaneal fracture treated percutaneously...
  23. doi request reprint Clinical outcome scoring of intra-articular calcaneal fractures
    Tim Schepers
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Surgery Traumatology, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 47:213-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, pending consensus, we would recommend choosing between the widely accepted, reliable and valid AOFAS hindfoot and the Maryland Foot Score as the scoring systems of choice...
  24. doi request reprint Percutaneous reduction and fixation of intraarticular calcaneal fractures
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room H974, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Oper Orthop Traumatol 20:168-75. 2008
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  25. doi request reprint Calcaneal fracture classification: a comparative study
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 48:156-62. 2009
    ..Level of Clinical Evidence: 5...
  26. pmc Treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures by ligamentotaxis: current concepts' review
    T Schepers
    Department of Surgery, Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, Room H822 k, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1677-83. 2009
    ..The history, technique, anatomical and fracture considerations, limitations and the results of different distractional approaches reported in the literature are reviewed...
  27. doi request reprint Functional outcome and patient satisfaction after flexor tenotomy for plantar ulcers of the toes
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery, Reinier de Graaf Groep Delft, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 49:119-22. 2010
    ..Flexor tenotomy is a simple treatment with low complications and recurrence rates and provides good-to-excellent functional outcomes in treating flexible clawing of the toes and the associated ulceration...
  28. doi request reprint Pedobarographic analysis and quality of life after Lisfranc fracture dislocation
    Tim Schepers
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Department of Surgery Traumatology, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Foot Ankle Int 31:857-64. 2010
    ..The primary aim of this study was to determine the added value of plantar pressure analysis. The secondary aim was to determine quality of life and functional outcome...
  29. pmc Hemi-Castaing ligamentoplasty for the treatment of chronic lateral ankle instability: a retrospective assessment of outcome
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 35:1805-12. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the functional outcome of patients treated with a hemi-Castaing procedure, which uses only half the peroneus brevis tendon...
  30. pmc Percutaneous treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery, Traumatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sci 12:22-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome of percutaneous treatment according to Forgon and Zadravecz in patients with displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures...
  31. doi request reprint Chopart joint injury: a study of outcome and morbidity
    Karin B van Dorp
    Department of Surgery and Traumatology, Reinier de Graaf Groep Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 49:541-5. 2010
    ..This study supports the conclusion of previous studies, which stated that a higher level of awareness is needed to prevent permanent disability...
  32. doi request reprint Demographics and functional outcome of toe fractures
    Sabine T Van Vliet-Koppert
    Orthopedics Resident, Department of General Surgery and Traumatology, Reinier de Graaf Groep, Delft, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 50:307-10. 2011
    ..The AOFAS midfoot score was not influenced by any of the covariates. This is the first epidemiological investigation using 2 outcome-scoring systems to determine function and satisfaction following treatment of toe fractures...
  33. doi request reprint Discriminating between simple and perforated appendicitis
    Mirelle E E Bröker
    Department of Surgery, Reinier de Graaf Groep, The Netherlands
    J Surg Res 176:79-83. 2012
    ..Several studies have been performed in order to diagnose an acute appendicitis using history taking and laboratory investigations. The aim of this study was to create a model for the identification of a perforated appendicitis...
  34. doi request reprint Aftercare following syndesmotic screw placement: a systematic review
    Tim Schepers
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 52:491-4. 2013
    ..However, level 1 and 2 studies on this subject are lacking. ..
  35. doi request reprint Foot and ankle fractures at the supination line
    Tim Schepers
    Department of Surgery and Traumatology, Reinier de Graaf Groep Delft, The Netherlands
    Foot (Edinb) 21:124-8. 2011
    ..The supination line is a fictive line along the foot and ankle, on which over twenty fracture types and approximately ten different ligamentous sprain-injuries have been identified...
  36. pmc The fate of Böhler's angle in conservatively-treated displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures
    Berdine Bakker
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room H822 k, P O Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 36:2495-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the changes in Böhler's angle as a measure of secondary fracture displacement following conservative management of DIACF...
  37. doi request reprint Technical aspects of the syndesmotic screw and their effect on functional outcome following acute distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injury
    Tim Schepers
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Injury 45:775-9. 2014
    ..Further, the effects of number of cortices engaged, the diameter of the screw, use of a second syndesmotic screw and the timing of removal on functional outcome were tested...
  38. doi request reprint Damage to the superficial peroneal nerve in operative treatment of fibula fractures: straight to the bone? Case report and review of the literature
    Jens A Halm
    Department of Surgery Traumatology, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 51:684-6. 2012
    ..We describe 2 surgically treated ankle fractures with superficial peroneal nerve branch (intermediate cutaneous dorsal nerve) involvement and review the current literature...
  39. doi request reprint Rerupture rate after early weightbearing in operative versus conservative treatment of Achilles tendon ruptures: a meta-analysis
    Dorien M van der Eng
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Foot Ankle Surg 52:622-8. 2013
    ..However, surgical treatment was associated with a twofold greater complication rate than conservative treatment. ..
  40. pmc Functional outcome following a locked fracture-dislocation of the calcaneus
    Tim Schepers
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 37:1833-8. 2013
    ..The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcome in patients with this injury...