Important Publications


Hengg C, Mayrhofer P, Euler S, Wambacher M, Blauth M, Kralinger F (2015)

The relevance of neutral arm positioning for true ap-view X-ray to provide true projection of the humeral head shaft angle.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015 Nov 28. doi: 10.1007/s00402-015-2368-6. [Epub ahead of print]


Müller MA, Hengg C, Krettek C, van der Velde D, Eberdorfer S, Stange R, Hofmann GO, Platz A, Suhm N (2015)

Trabecular bone strength is not an independent predictive factor for dynamic hip screw migration - A prospective multicenter cohort study.

>>> J Orthop Res. 2015 Apr 30. doi: 10.1002/jor.22934. [Epub ahead of print]


Euler SA, Hengg C, Wambacher M, Spiegl UJ, Kralinger F (2015)

Allogenic bone grafting for augmentation in two-part proximal humeral fracture fixation in a high-risk patient population.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015 Jan;135(1):79-87. doi: 10.1007/s00402-014-2128-z. Epub 2014 Dec 9.


Kralinger F, Blauth M, Goldhahn J, Käch K, Voigt C, Platz A, Hanson B (2014)

The influence of Local Bone Density on the Outcome of One Hundred and Fifty Proximal Humeral Fractures Treated with a Locking Plate.

>>> J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jun 18;96(12):1026-1032. [Epub ahead of print]


Hengg C, Blauth M, Wambacher M, Kralinger F (2014)

Area-based determination of bone loss using the glenoid arc angle.

>>> Arthroscopy. 2014 Mar;30(3):283. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2013.12.007.


Euler SA, Hengg C, Kolp D, Wambacher M, Kralinger F (2014)

Lack of fifth anchoring point and violation of the insertion of the rotator cuff during antegrade humeral nailing: pitfalls in straight antegrade humeral nailing.

>>> Bone Joint J. 2014 Feb;96-B(2):249-53. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.96B2.31293.


Schwarz N, Euler S, Schlittler M, Ulbing T, Wilhelm P, Fronhöfer G, Irnstorfer M (2013)

Technical complications during removal of locking screws from locking compression plates: a prospective multicenter study

>>> Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg (2013); 39:339-344; doi: 10.1007/s00068-013-0301-7


Wambacher M (2013)

Knochenblockaugmentation am Glenoid

>>> Orthopädie & Rheumatologie 2/13; S30-33


Kathrein S, Kralinger F, Blauth M, Schmoelz W (2013)

Biomechanical comparison of an angular stable plate with augmented and non-augmented screws in a newly developed shoulder test bench.

>>> Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2013 Jan 18. pii: S0268-0033(12)00294-X. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2012.12.013. [Epub ahead of print]


Mueller MA, Hengg C, Hirschmann M, Schmid D, Sprecher C, Audigé L, Suhm N (2012)

Mechanical torque measurement for in vivo quantification of bone strength in the proximal femur.

>>> Injury. 2012 Oct;43(10):1712-7. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2012.06.014. Epub 2012 Jul 12.


Jeske HC, Wambacher M, Dallapozza C, Hengg C, Schoepf R, Oberladstaetter J, Kralinger F (2012)

Functional and clinical outcome of total shoulder arthroplasty with oversized glenoid.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2012 Mar 9. [Epub ahead of print]


Krappinger D, Roth T, Gschwentner M, Suckert A, Blauth M, Hengg C, Kralinger F (2012)

Preoperative assessment of the cancellous bone mineral density of the proximal humerus using CT data.

>>> Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Mar;41(3):299-304. Epub 2011 Apr 21.


Auffarth A, Kralinger F, Resch H (2011)

Anatomical glenoid reconstruction via a J-bone graft for recurrent posttraumatic anterior shoulder dislocation.

>>> Oper Orthop Traumatol. 2011 Nov 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 22083047


Jeske HC, Kralinger F, Wambacher M, Perwanger F, Schoepf R, Oberladstaetter J, Krappinger D, Dallapozza C, Hoffmann F (2011)

A randomized study of the effectiveness of suprascapular nerve block in patient satisfaction and outcome after arthroscopic subacromial decompression.

>>> Arthroscopy. 2011 Oct;27(10):1323-8. Epub 2011 Aug 24.


Lutz M, Arora R, Krappinger D, Wambacher M, Rieger M, Pechlaner S (2011)

Arthritis predicting factors in distal intraarticular radius fractures.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2011 Aug;131(8):1121-6. Epub 2010 Dec 15.


Krappinger D, Bizzotto N, Riedmann S, Kammerlander C, Hengg C, Kralinger F (2011)

Predicting failure after surgical fixation of proximal humerus fractures.

>>> Injury 2011 Feb 8.


Goldhahn S, Kralinger F, Rikli D, Goldhahn J (2010)

Does osteoporosis increase the risk in surgical fracture treatment? A protocol combining new endpoints for two prospective multicentre open cohort studies.

>>> BMC Musculoskelet Disord.2010 Nov 9;11:256.


Smekal V, Irenberger A, El Attal R, Oberladstätter J, Krappinger D, Kralinger F (2010)

Elastic stable intramedullary nailing is best for midshaft fractures without comminution: results in 60 patients.

>>> Injury 2010 Jul;41(7):713-8.


Huber MB, Carballido-Gamio J, Fritscher K, Schubert R, Haenni M, Hengg C, Majumdar S, Link TM (2009)

Development and testing of texture discriminators for the analysis of trabecular bone in proximal femur radiographs.

>>> Med Phys. 2009 Nov;36(11):5089-98. PubMed PMID: 19994519.


Polykandriotis E, Euler S, Arkudas A, Pryymachuk G, Beier JP, Greil P, Dragu A, Lametschwandtner A, Kneser U, Horch RE (2009)

Regression and persistence: remodelling in a tissue engineered axial vascular assembly.

>>> J Cell Mol Med. 2009 Oct;13(10):4166-75. Epub 2009 Jun 23.


Fritscher K, Grunerbl A, Hanni M, Suhm N, Hengg C, Schubert R (2009)

Trabecular bone analysis in CT and X-ray images of the proximal femur for the assessment of local bone quality.

>>> IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2009 Oct;28(10):1560-75. doi: 10.1109/TMI.2009.2020734. Epub 2009 Jun 10.


Jeske HC, Oberthaler M, Klingensmith M, Dallapozza C, Smekal V, Wambacher M, Kralinger F (2009)

Normal Glenoid Rim Anatomy and the Reliability of Shoulder Instability Measurements Based on Intrasite Correlation.

>>> Surg Radiol Anat. 2009 Oct;31(8):623-5. Epub 2009 Mar 28.


Kralinger F, Unger S, Wambacher M, Smekal V, Schmölz W (2009)

The medial periostal hinge, a key structure in proximal humeral fractures: A biomechanical cadaver study of it's mechanical properties.

>>> JBJS Br Jul;91(7):973-6.


Smekal V, Oberladstätter J, Struve P, Krappinger D (2009)

Shaft fractures of the clavicle: current concepts.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2009 Jun;129(6):807-15. Epub 2008 Nov 7. Review.


Smekal V, Irenberger A, Struve P, Wambacher M, Krappinger D, Kralinger F (2009)

Elastic stable intramedullary nailing versus nonoperative treatment of displaced midshaft clavicular fractures - a randomized, controlled, clinical trial

>>> J Orthop Trauma 23(2):106-12.


Fritscher K, Schuler B, Link T, Eckstein F, Suhm N, Hänni M, Hengg C, Schubert R (2008)

Prediction of biomechanical parameters of the proximal femur using statistical appearance models and support vector regression.

>>> Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2008;11(Pt 1):568-75.


Gschwentner M, Arora R, Wambacher M, Gabl M, Lutz M (2008)

Distal forearm fracture in the adult: is ORIF of the radius and closed reduction of the ulna a treatment option in distal forearm fracture?

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2008 Aug;128(8):847-55. Epub 2008 May 9.


Kralinger F, Gschwentner M, Wambacher M, Smekal V, Haid C (2008)

Proximal humeral fractures: what is semi-rigid? Biomechanical properties of semi-rigid implants, a biomechanical cadaver based evaluation.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 128(2):205-10.


Polykandriotis E, Tjiawi J, Euler S, Arkudas A, Hess A, Brune K, Greil P, Lametschwandtner A, Horch RE, Kneser U (2008)

The venous graft as an effector of early angiogenesis in a fibrin matrix.

>>> Microvasc Res. 2008 Jan;75(1):25-33. Epub 2007 Apr. 18.


Suhm N, Hengg C, Schwyn R, Windolf M, Quarz V, Hänni M (2007)

Mechanical torque measurement predicts load to implant cut-out: a biomechanical study investigating DHS anchorage in femoral heads.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2007 Aug;127(6):469-74. Epub 2006 Dec 13.


Hackl W, Wambacher M, Kralinger F, Smekal V (2007)

Pectoralis major transfer in the treatment of chronic subscapularis insufficiency.

>>> Oper Orthop Traumatol. 19(5-6):433-41.


Krappinger D, Kralinger F, El Attal R, Hackl W, Haid C (2007)

Modified Prusik knot versus whipstitch technique for soft tissue fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a biomechanical analysis.

>>> Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 15(4):418-23.


Polykandriotis E, Arkudas A, Euler S, Beier JP, Horch RE, Kneser U (2006)

[Prevascularisation strategies in tissue engineering].

>>> Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2006 Aug;38(4):217-23. German.


Kneser U, Polykandriotis E, Ohnolz J, Heidner K, Grabinger L, Euler S, Amann KU, Hess A, Brune K, Greil P, Stürzl M, Horch RE (2006)

Engineering of vascularized transplantable bone tissues: induction of axial vascularization in an osteoconductive matrix using an arteriovenous loop.

>>> Tissue Eng. 2006 Jul;12(7):1721-31.


Kralinger F, Irenberger A, Lechner C, Wambacher M, Golser K, Sperner G (2006)

Comparison of open versus percutaneous treatment for humeral head fracture.

>>> Unfallchirurg 109(5):406-10.


Kralinger F, Aigner F, Longato S, Rieger M, Wambacher M (2006)

Is the bare spot a consistent landmark for shoulder arthroscopy? A study of 20 embalmed glenoids with 3-dimensional computed tomographic reconstruction.

>>> Arthroscopy 22(4):428-32.


Polykandriotis E, Euler S, Tjiawi J, Arkudas A, Greil P, Hess A, Lametschwandtner A, Kneser U, Horch RE (2006)

Kollateralisierung und Neovaskularisierung um einen arteriovenösen Bypass in einer Fibrin Matrix.

>>> 37. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft der Plastischen, Rekonstruktiven und Ästhetischen Chirurgen e.V. (Eurokongress Aachen 29.09.2006 - 02.10.2006).


Kurzthaler I, Wambacher M, Golser K, Sperner G, Sperner-Unterweger B, Haidekker A, Pavlic M, Kemmler G, Fleischhacker WW (2005)

Alcohol and/or benzodiazepine use: different accidents - different impacts?

>>> Hum Psychopharmacol. 2005 Dec;20(8):583-9.


Kurzthaler I, Wambacher M, Golser K, Sperner G, Sperner-Unterweger B, Haidekker A, Pavlic M, Kemmler G, Fleischhacker WW (2005)

Alcohol and benzodiazepines in falls: an epidemiological view.

>>> Drug Alcohol Depend. 2005 Aug 1;79(2):225-30.


Fritz D, Lutz M, Arora R, Gabl M, Wambacher M, Pechlaner S (2005)

Delayed single Kirschner wire compression technique for mallet fracture.

>>> J Hand Surg Br. 2005 May;30(2):180-4.


Lutz M, Rudisch A, Kralinger F, Smekal V, Goebel G, Gabl M, Pechlaner S (2005)

Sagittal wrist motion of carpal bones following intraarticular fractures of the distal radius.

>>> J Hand Surg Brit. 30(3):282-7.


Kurzthaler I, Wambacher M, Golser K, Sperner G, Sperner-Unterweger B, Heidekker A, Pavlic M, Kemmler G, Fleischhakker WW (2004)

The role of alcohol and/or benzodiazepines in occupational accidents compared to accidents due to other causes.

>>> Wien Med Wochenschr. 2004 Oct;154(19-20):482-8. German.


Aigner F, Longato S, Fritsch H, Kralinger F (2004)

Anatomical considerations regarding the 'bare spot' of the glenoid cavity.

>>> Surg Radiol Anat. 26(4):308-11.


Zimmermann R, Gschwentner M, Kralinger F, Arora R, Gabl M, Pechlaner S (2004)

Long-term results following pediatric distal forearm fractures.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 124(3):179-86.


Lutz M, Kralinger F, Goldhahn J, Zimmermann R, Rudisch A, Gabl M, Pechlaner S (2004)

Dorsal scapholunate ligament reconstruction using a periosteal flap of the iliac crest.

>>> Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 124(3):197-202.


Kralinger F, Schwaiger R, Wambacher M, Farrell E, Menth-Chiari W, Lajtai G, Hübner C, Resch H (2004)

Outcome after primary hemiarthroplasty for fracture of the head of the humerus. A retrospective multicentre study of 167 patients.

>>> J Bone Joint Surg Brit. 86(2):217-9.


Kurzthaler I, Wambacher M, Golser K, Sperner G, Sperner-Unterweger B, Haidekker A, Pavlic M, Kemmler G, Fleischhacker WW (2003)

Alcohol and/or benzodiazepine use in injured road users.

>>> Hum Psychopharmacol. 2003 Jul;18(5):361-7.


Kralinger F, Lutz M, Wambacher M, Smekal V, Golser K (2003)

Arthroscopically assisted reconstruction and percutaneous screw fixation of a Pilon tibial fracture.

>>> Arthroscopy. 2003 May-Jun;19(5):E45.


Greiner A, Golser K, Wambacher M, Kralinger F, Sperner G (2003)

The course of the suprascapular nerve in the supraspinatus fossa and its vulnerability in muscle advancement.

>>> J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 12(3):256-9.


Kralinger F, Golser K, Wischatta R, Wambacher M, Sperner G (2002)

Predicting recurrence after primary anterior shoulder dislocation.

>>> Am J Sports Med. 30(1):116-20.


Waldegger M, Huber B, Kathrein A, Sitte I (20019

Correction of the leg axis after epiphyseal fracture and progressive abnormal growth of the proximal tibia.

>>> Unfallchirurg. 2001 Mar;104(3):261-5. German.


Kathrein A, Huber B, Waldegger M, Freund MC, Daniaux H (1999)

Management of injuries of the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae in children.

>>> Orthopade. 1999 May;28(5):441-50. Review. German.


Zimmermann R, Gabl M, Pechlaner S, Sailer R, Kathrein A, Wambacher M (1998)

Distal, metaphyseal compression fractures of the radius. Results of open reposition, stable defect replacement with cortico-cancellous iliac crest bone and plate osteosynthesis.

>>> Unfallchirurg 1998 Oct;101(10:762-8. German.


Golser K, Wambacher M, Hausberger K, Kralinger F, Wischatta R, Kinigadner M, Sperner G (1998)

Arthroscopic extra-articular Bankart procedure.

>>> Orthopade. 1998 Aug;27(8):532-41. German.


Lutz M, Golser K, Sperner G, Gabl M, Wambacher M, Sialer R (1998)

Post-traumatic ischemia of the talus. Is talus necrosis unavoidable?

>>> Unfallchirurg. 1998 Jun;101(6):461-7. German.


Resch H, Povacz P, Wambacher M, Sperner G, Golser K (1997)

Arthroscopic extra-articular Bankart repair for the treatment of recurrent anterior shoulder dislocation.

>>> Arthroscopy. 1997 Apr;13(2):188-200.


Resch H, Povacz P, Fröhlich R, Wambacher M (1997)

Percutaneous fixation of three- and four-part fractures of the proximal humerus.

>>> J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1997 Mar;79(2):295-300.


Resch H, Wykypiel HF, Maurer H, Wambacher M (1996)

The antero-inferior (transmuscular) approach for arthroscopic repair of the Bankart lesion: an anatomic and clinical study.

>>> Arthroscopy. 1996 Jun;12(3):309-19; discussion 320-2.