R Kraus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Giessen
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint School-related injuries: a retrospective 5-year evaluation
    R Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg, Location Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, 35385, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 37:411-8. 2011
  2. doi request reprint [Fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine in children and adolescents]
    R Kraus
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Unversitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH, Klinikstrasse 33, 35392, Giessen, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 116:435-41. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Dupuytren's disease in children - case report and literature review]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg GmbH, Standort Giessen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 44:175-7. 2012
  4. doi request reprint [Reconstruction of the heel in a two-year-old boy after lawn mower injury]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH, Standort, Giesen
    Z Orthop Unfall 150:177-80. 2012
  5. pmc Development and validation of a paediatric long-bone fracture classification. A prospective multicentre study in 13 European paediatric trauma centres
    Dorien Schneidmüller
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital of the JW Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:89. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Physiological closure of the physeal plate of the distal radius: An MRI analysis
    Ralf Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Gießen, Giesen, Germany
    Clin Anat 24:1010-5. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Consecutive bilateral proximal tibial fractures after minor sports trauma
    R Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 19:41-3. 2009
  8. doi request reprint [Traumatic physeal separations of the distal tibia. Occurrence, forms, treatment strategies]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH, Standort Gießen, Rudolf Buchheim Straße 7, 35385 Gießen
    Unfallchirurg 114:403-10. 2011
  9. pmc The treatment of upper limb fractures in children and adolescents
    Ralf Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Standort Giessen, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:903-10. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Missed elbow fractures misdiagnosed as radial head subluxations
    Ralf Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen, Germany
    Acta Orthop Belg 76:312-5. 2010

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi request reprint School-related injuries: a retrospective 5-year evaluation
    R Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg, Location Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, 35385, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 37:411-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess injury patterns of school accidents (along with their treatment) in the trauma center of a German university hospital, and to compare these data to those in the literature...
  2. doi request reprint [Fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine in children and adolescents]
    R Kraus
    Klinik für Unfallchirurgie, Unversitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH, Klinikstrasse 33, 35392, Giessen, Deutschland
    Unfallchirurg 116:435-41. 2013
    ..Only 1.5-2% of all fractures in children and adolescents are fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine. Treatment is most often conservative. This study compares the own experience with the recent literature...
  3. doi request reprint [Dupuytren's disease in children - case report and literature review]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg GmbH, Standort Giessen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 44:175-7. 2012
    ..Dupuytren's disease in childhood and adolescence is extremely rare. As in adults most patients are male. We report on a girl at the age of 7 years with a cord in the palm...
  4. doi request reprint [Reconstruction of the heel in a two-year-old boy after lawn mower injury]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH, Standort, Giesen
    Z Orthop Unfall 150:177-80. 2012
    ..Treatment should look not only at the acute reconstruction, but also on maintaining the ability to grow. We report the case of a two-year-old boy with amputation of the heel...
  5. pmc Development and validation of a paediatric long-bone fracture classification. A prospective multicentre study in 13 European paediatric trauma centres
    Dorien Schneidmüller
    Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital of the JW Goethe University of Frankfurt, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:89. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a child-specific classification system for long bone fractures and to examine its reliability and validity on the basis of a prospective multicentre study...
  6. doi request reprint Physiological closure of the physeal plate of the distal radius: An MRI analysis
    Ralf Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Gießen, Giesen, Germany
    Clin Anat 24:1010-5. 2011
    ..There seems to be no influence of the menarche in female individuals. The process happens within a very short time of less than a year. This may be one rationale for the fact, that transitional fractures of the distal radius are rare...
  7. doi request reprint Consecutive bilateral proximal tibial fractures after minor sports trauma
    R Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 19:41-3. 2009
    ..Fractures of the proximal tibia are infrequent during childhood and adolescence. However, intra-articular fractures, growth plate separations and metaphyseal fractures do appear...
  8. doi request reprint [Traumatic physeal separations of the distal tibia. Occurrence, forms, treatment strategies]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg GmbH, Standort Gießen, Rudolf Buchheim Straße 7, 35385 Gießen
    Unfallchirurg 114:403-10. 2011
    ..For the first time data concerning the treatment reality of physeal separations of the distal tibia were recorded. They consistently follow the recommendations of the appropriate literature...
  9. pmc The treatment of upper limb fractures in children and adolescents
    Ralf Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Standort Giessen, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:903-10. 2010
    ..Treatment failures usually do not result from technical deficiencies, but rather from a misunderstanding of the special considerations applying to the treatment of fractures in this age group...
  10. ncbi request reprint Missed elbow fractures misdiagnosed as radial head subluxations
    Ralf Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen, Germany
    Acta Orthop Belg 76:312-5. 2010
    ..In every other case, radiographs should be done prior to any attempt at reduction...
  11. doi request reprint Arthroscopic treatment of post-traumatic shoulder instability in children and adolescents
    Ralf Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, 35385 Giessen, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:1738-41. 2010
    ..There is no evidence of growth disturbance or biodegradation associated problems in this group of children and adolescents. Delay of labral refixation until adulthood is therefore not indicated...
  12. doi request reprint Children and adolescents with posttraumatic shoulder instability benefit from arthroscopic stabilization
    R Kraus
    University Hospital Giessen, Department of Trauma Surgery, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 20:253-6. 2010
    ..01% of all injuries in this age class. However, literature does contain indications that post-traumatic instabilities and re-dislocations occur with more than average frequency in children and adolescents...
  13. doi request reprint [Do paediatric and adult surgeons follow different approaches to physeal fractures?]
    R Kraus
    Universitatsklinik Giessen, Unfallchirurgie, Giessen, Deutschland
    Zentralbl Chir 136:164-7. 2011
    ..The treatment of paediatric fractures is the concern of several different surgical specialties. There has been no scientific investigation on the different concepts of paediatric (PS) and adult surgeons (AS)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Elastic stable intramedullary nailing in pediatric femur and lower leg shaft fractures: intraoperative radiation load
    Ralf Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg, Giessen, Germany
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:14-6. 2008
    ..Literature concerning intraoperative radiation load in ESIN is rare, results having a wide range from less than 1 minute to more than 15 minutes...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Distal radius fracture - a goalkeepers' injury in children and adolescents]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Standort Giessen
    Sportverletz Sportschaden 21:177-9. 2007
    ..Fractures of the distal radius are the most frequent fractures of longbones during childhood and adolescence. A rare mechanism of injury is the attempt of a soccer goalkeeper to save the ball, shot with high velocity...
  16. doi request reprint [Adhesive strength of a β-tricalcium phosphate-enriched bone adhesive]
    R Kraus
    Die Institutsangaben sind am Ende des Beitrags gelistet
    Z Orthop Unfall 149:271-8. 2011
    ..This investigation describes experimental tests of the biomechanical features of a new resorbable bone adhesive based on methacrylate-terminated oligolactides enhanced with osteoconductive β-tricalcium phosphate...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Efficient imaging of elbow injuries in children and adolescents]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Standort Giessen
    Klin Padiatr 219:282-7. 2007
    ..MRI provides additional information in acute trauma which, however, remains currently without consequences for the further treatment strategy...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN) in pediatric forearm shaft fractures: intraoperative image intensifier times]
    R Kraus
    Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg, Location Giessen
    Z Orthop Unfall 145:195-8. 2007
    ..Elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN)is the therapy of choice in pediatric forearm shaft fractures. It requires increased intraoperative image intensifier times and radiation load...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative radiation exposure in displaced supracondylar humeral fractures: a comparison of surgical methods
    Ralf Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen and Marburg, Giessen, Germany
    J Pediatr Orthop B 16:44-7. 2007
    ..To avoid unnecessary intraoperative radiation exposure for patient, surgeon and staff, limits of radiation time are recommended as an additional indicator to change the surgical procedure to another fixation method or open reduction...
  20. ncbi request reprint [School accidents--an epidemiological assessment of injury types and treatment effort]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, Standort Giessen, Giessen
    Zentralbl Chir 131:411-6. 2006
    ..Traffic education may reduce severe injuries. For diagnosis and treatment of school accidents specific knowledge of the growing longbones of the upper extremity and the hand is important...
  21. ncbi request reprint Frequency and effects of intratendinous and peritendinous calcifications after open Achilles tendon repair
    Ralf Kraus
    Trauma Surgery, Justus Liebig University, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, Giessen D 35385, Germany
    Foot Ankle Int 25:827-32. 2004
    ..The purposes of this work were to determine the frequency of calcifications in the Achilles tendon after open repair and their effects on clinical outcomes and to identify possible risk factors for postoperative calcification...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Intraoperative radiation exposure in elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN) during the growth period. Observations in 162 long bone shaft fractures]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg, 35385 Giessen
    Unfallchirurg 110:28-32. 2007
    ..In contrast data about fluoroscopy times in elastic stable intramedullary nailing (ESIN) in children and adolescents are hardly available...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Fractures of the scaphoid tubercle]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 37:79-84. 2005
    ..Recommendations in the literature focus on a four to six week plaster immobilization including the thumb. Surgery is recommended in case of additional injuries to the carpus...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Distraction osteogenesis for adjusting humeral length difference due to premature closure of the proximal growth plate in a simple bone cyst]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfallchirurgie der Justus Liebig Universität Giessen
    Chirurg 77:376-80. 2006
    ..The cause of the premature physeal closure and the primary therapeutical concept are discussed...
  25. doi request reprint [Operative treatment of the mallet fracture using a hook plate]
    G Szalay
    Universitat Giessen, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Rudolf Buchheim Straße 7, Giessen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 43:46-53. 2011
    ..The aim of the present investigation was to evaluate the outcome after operative treatment of dorsal distal phalanx fractures near to the base of type Doyle IVb and IVc by means of a hook plate...
  26. ncbi request reprint [The arteries of the humerus and their relevance in fracture treatment]
    C Meyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, 35385 Giessen, Germany
    Zentralbl Chir 130:562-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current work was to study the arterial blood supply of the humerus to evaluate impairments of the blood supply after humeral fractures and different methods of fracture treatment...
  27. doi request reprint [The operative treatment of rhizarthrosis with pyrocarbon spacer as replacement of the trapezium]
    G Szalay
    Universitat Giessen, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, Giessen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 41:300-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this work was to point out the meaning of pyrocarbon spacer as replacement of the trapezium in case of rhizarthrosis...
  28. doi request reprint Development of a bioresorbable self-hardening bone adhesive based on a composite consisting of polylactide methacrylates and beta-tricalcium phosphate
    C Heiss
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Giessen Marburg, D 35385 Giessen, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 90:55-66. 2009
    ..Tests with MC3T3-E1 cells showed an increase of the alkaline phosphatase activity over a period of 14 days. The mechanical and handling properties and the in vitro data are showing a promising biomaterial for bone regeneration...
  29. doi request reprint [The operative treatment of the dorsal distal phalanx near to the base (osseous pull out of the extensor tendon) with extreme exposure of the hand by athletic activities - is the hook plate a option for treatment?]
    Gabor Szalay
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Gießen und Marburg, Standort Gießen, Giesen
    Sportverletz Sportschaden 24:159-65. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint [Operative treatment of extended peritendinous calcifications after open Achilles tendon repair-a case report]
    R Kraus
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Justus Liebig Universitat Giessen, Germany
    Unfallchirurg 106:680-2. 2003
    ..After operative resection of the calcifications and postoperative chemical prophylaxis, the patient has been without pain for 1 year. There was no relapse of the calcifications or re-rupture of the tendon...
  31. doi request reprint [Proximal row carpectomy and replacement of the proximal pole of the capitate by means of a pyrocarbon cap (RCPI) in advanced carpal collapse]
    G Szalay
    Universitat Giessen, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Giessen
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 44:17-22. 2012
    ..The small seam of loosening around implants in 2 of 5 patients suggests that we may expect further loosening of implants in the long run. Larger patient collectives are necessary to confirm these provisional results...
  32. doi request reprint Growth disturbances of the distal tibia after physeal separation--what do we know, what do we believe we know? A review of current literature
    R Kraus
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital Giessen, Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 18:295-9. 2008
    ..However, in the literature, concrete statements on the incidence of fracture-associated growth disturbances are infrequent and inconsistent, even contradictory...
  33. ncbi request reprint Enhanced alpha 1(I) mRNA expression in frozen shoulder and dupuytren tissue
    Olaf Kilian
    Department of Trauma Surgery, University of Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Str 7, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 12:585-90. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint [Covering of soft tissue defects of the lower leg with adipo-facial flaps]
    C Meyer
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen
    Zentralbl Chir 130:26-31. 2005
    ..Soft tissue covering on the lower leg is a difficult challenge. A plastic surgical method for covering of these soft tissue defects is presented...
  35. doi request reprint [Bond strength of a bioresorbable bone adhesive: results of a biomechanical study in a sheep model]
    Christian Heiss
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen Marburg GmbH, Giessen, Deutschland
    Biomed Tech (Berl) 53:77-85. 2008
    ..The in vitro gluing of the ulna segment showed a continual increase of bending stiffness to 17.32 N/mm2 after 360 min (p = 0.59)...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effects of combined gentamicin-hydroxyapatite coating for cementless joint prostheses on the reduction of infection rates in a rabbit infection prophylaxis model
    Volker Alt
    Department of Trauma Surgery Giessen, University Hospital Giessen Marburg, Rudolf Buchheim Strasse 7, 35385 Giessen, Germany
    Biomaterials 27:4627-34. 2006
    ..In further studies biocompatibility of the coatings has to be assessed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Derotation of post-traumatic femoral deformities by closed intramedullary sawing
    Jens Peter Stahl
    University Hospital Giessen, Department of Trauma Surgery, Rudolf Buchheim Str 7, Giessen 35385, Germany
    Injury 37:145-51. 2006
    ..No device-related complications were observed. Therefore, we conclude that "closed" osteotomy with an intramedullary saw is a minimal-invasive, safe and reliable option for derotation procedures in the femur...
  38. doi request reprint Biodegradable beta-Tri-Calciumphosphate/hydroxyethyl methacrylate enhanced three component bone adhesive demonstrates biocompatibility without evidence of systemic toxicity in a rabbit model
    Natali B Bauer
    Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Clinical Pathophysiology and Clinical Pathology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 90:767-77. 2009
    ..0001). The results clearly indicated that the novel beta-TCP-enhanced bone adhesive showed good biocompatibility without significant evidence of acute or subacute local or systemic toxicity...
  39. doi request reprint Delayed healing of forearm shaft fractures in children after intramedullary nailing
    Peter P Schmittenbecher
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, St Hedwigs Hospital, Clinical Center Barmherzige Brüder, Regensburg, Germany
    J Pediatr Orthop 28:303-6. 2008
    ..Delayed healing has been observed in single cases, but the incidence of healing disturbances remains unclear...