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Osteoporotic Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Vertebra: Diagnosis and Conservative Treatment-A Systematic Review.

Ulrich Spiegl, Hartmut Bork, Sebastian Grüninger, Uwe Maus, Georg Osterhoff, Max J Scheyerer, Philipp Pieroh, Jörg Schnoor, Christoph-Eckhard Heyde, Klaus J Schnake,

<h4>Background</h4>The prevalence of osteoporotic vertebral body fractures in Europe is 18-26%. Although most of these injuries can be treated conservatively, the underlying concepts have not been defined clearly or uniformly. In this article, we present the current state of the evidence on the diagnosis and conservative treatment of osteoporotic fractures ... Read more >>

Dtsch Arztebl Int (Deutsches Arzteblatt international)
[2021, (Forthcoming):]

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Acute myeloid leukemia-induced functional inhibition of healthy CD34+ hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells.

Paul Jäger, Stefanie Geyh, Sören Twarock, Ron-Patrick Cadeddu, Pablo Rabes, Annemarie Koch, Uwe Maus, Tobias Hesper, Christoph Zilkens, Christina Rautenberg, Felix Bormann, Karl Köhrer, Patrick Petzsch, Dagmar Wieczorek, Beate Betz, Harald Surowy, Barbara Hildebrandt, Ulrich Germing, Guido Kobbe, Rainer Haas, Thomas Schroeder,

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is characterized by an expansion of leukemic cells and a simultaneous reduction of normal hematopoietic precursors in the bone marrow (BM) resulting in hematopoietic insufficiency, but the underlying mechanisms are poorly understood in humans. Assuming that leukemic cells functionally inhibit healthy CD34+ hematopoietic stem and progenitor ... Read more >>

Stem Cells (Stem cells (Dayton, Ohio))
[2021, 39(9):1270-1284]

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Acute Compartment Syndrome of the Lower Leg Using Navigated Endoprosthesis of the Knee.

Katharina Schultz, Manuel Kräbber, Djordje Lazovic, Uwe Maus,

Acute compartment syndrome of the lower leg following computer navigated primary total knee arthroplasty is rare but potentially devastating. This could be triggered by a setting of the bicortical tibial navigation pin. It is essential to take care during the operation, and to implement close post-operative control, especially if there ... Read more >>

Z Orthop Unfall (Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie)
[2020, :]

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Does vitamin D deficiency predict tumour malignancy in patients with bone tumours? Data from a multi-center cohort analysis.

Konstantin Horas, Ulrike van Herck, Gerrit S Maier, Uwe Maus, Norbert Harrasser, Franz Jakob, Manuel Weissenberger, Jörg Arnholdt, Boris M Holzapfel, Maximilian Rudert,

Vitamin D deficiency is a global health concern that is estimated to afflict over one billion people globally. The major role of vitamin D is that of a regulator of calcium and phosphate metabolism, thus, being essential for proper bone mineralisation. Concomitantly, vitamin D is known to exert numerous extra-skeletal ... Read more >>

J Bone Oncol (Journal of bone oncology)
[2020, 25:100329]

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Utilization of Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy in People With Spinal Cord Injury in Germany: Results of the German Spinal Cord Injury Survey.

Luiza Martini, Uwe Maus, Andrea Bökel, Veronika Geng, Yorck-Bernhard Kalke, Thomas Liebscher, Norbert Weidner, Falk Hoffmann,

<h4>Objective</h4>The aim of the study was to assess factors determining the utilization of physical and occupational therapy in people with spinal cord injury.<h4>Design</h4>Data from the German Spinal Cord Injury study conducted in 2017 were analyzed. The 12-mo prevalence of physical therapy and occupational therapy utilization was determined. To identify underlying ... Read more >>

Am J Phys Med Rehabil (American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation)
[2020, 99(6):532-539]

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[Establishment of fracture liaison services in Germany].

Eric Hesse, Wolfgang Böcker, Christian Kammerlander, Ulla Stumpf, Ingrid Weber, Uwe Maus,

<h4>Background</h4>Osteoporosis results in fragility fractures that are associated with a high morbidity and mortality as well as an increased risk for subsequent fragility fractures. Thus, the first fragility fracture should be the last. To achieve this goal patients need treatment of osteoporosis according to the prevailing clinical guidelines.<h4>Objective</h4>This article presents the ... Read more >>

Unfallchirurg (Der Unfallchirurg)
[2019, 122(10):766-770]

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[Importance of osteoporosis-related fractures for patients].

Uwe Maus, Wolfgang Böcker, Katharina Schultz, Gerrit Steffen Maier, Ingrid Weber, Eric Hesse,

<h4>Background</h4>Osteoporosis is a common disease that affects both women and men. Due to a reduced bone mineral density and increasing age, the risk for atraumatic fractures increases. These fractures cause pain due to the fracture itself and also have far-reaching sequelae in nearly all areas of life of patients.<h4>Objective</h4>The aim of this ... Read more >>

Unfallchirurg (Der Unfallchirurg)
[2019, 122(10):750-754]

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[Influence of frequently prescribed drugs on bone healing].

Uwe Maus, Gerrit Steffen Maier, Djordje Lazovic, Christopher Niedhart,

<h4>Background</h4>Bone healing after fractures is influenced by many different factors. Besides patient-related factors, such as age, gender and other comorbidities, other drugs taken also have a relevant impact on bone healing.<h4>Objective</h4>The aim of the study was to give an overview of the effects of frequently used drugs on fracture healing, with ... Read more >>

Unfallchirurg (Der Unfallchirurg)
[2019, 122(7):500-505]

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Vitamin D Deficiency: The Missing Etiological Factor in the Development of Juvenile Osteochondrosis Dissecans?

Gerrit S Maier, Djordje Lazovic, Uwe Maus, Klaus E Roth, Konstantin Horas, Jörn B Seeger,

<h4>Background</h4>Vitamin D deficiency can result in rickets and hypocalcemia during infant and childhood growth. There is an increasing interest in the role of vitamin D with regards to childhood bone health. Osteochondrosis dissecans (OD) is a common disease affecting different joints. To date, the exact etiology of OD still remains ... Read more >>

J Pediatr Orthop (Journal of pediatric orthopedics)
[2019, 39(1):51-54]

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[Update of the German S3 guideline on atraumatic femoral head necrosis in adults].

Andreas Roth, Johannes Beckmann, Klaus Bohndorf, Christian Heiß, Marcus Jäger, Stefan Landgraeber, Uwe Maus, Ulrich Nöth, Klaus M Peters, Christof Rader, Stephan Reppenhagen, Ulrich Smolenski, Ina Kopp, Markus Tingart,

The update of the German S3 guideline on atraumatic femoral head necrosis in adults aims to provide an overview of diagnosis and treatment. All clinical studies, systematic reviews, and meta-analyses published in German or English between 01.05.2013 and 30.04.2017 were included. Of 427 studies, 28 were suitable for analysis. Risk ... Read more >>

Orthopade (Der Orthopade)
[2018, 47(9):757-769]

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A Case Report of the Successful Conversion of One of the Longest Standing KineSpring Joint Unloading Systems.

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Uwe Maus, Konstantin Horas, Frank Hartmann, Djordje Lazovic,

Introduction:We present the case of a successful conversion of a KineSpring joint unloading system to a total knee replacement. This is, to the best of our knowledge, the so far longest surviving implant in Germany that has been successfully converted. Case Report:The patient is a 75-year-old woman who presented to ... Read more >>

J Orthop Case Rep (Journal of orthopaedic case reports)
[2018, 8(4):41-44]

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No improvement in reducing outliers in coronal axis alignment with patient-specific instrumentation.

Uwe Maus, Carlos J Marques, David Scheunemann, Frank Lampe, Djordje Lazovic, Hagen Hommel, Dennis Vogel, Martin Haunschild, Tilman Pfitzner,

<h4>Purpose and hypothesis</h4>Patient-specific instrumentation (PSI) uses 3D preoperative imaging to produce individualized cutting blocks specific to patients' anatomy and according to the preoperative plan with the aim to reduce the number of mechanical leg alignment (MLA) outliers, to improve implant positioning and to decrease surgery time. The primary purpose of ... Read more >>

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA)
[2018, 26(9):2788-2796]

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High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Patients with Bone Tumors.

Konstantin Horas, Gerrit Maier, Franz Jakob, Uwe Maus, Andreas Kurth, Axel Jakuscheit, Maximilian Rudert, Boris Michael Holzapfel,

The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in patients with different types of bone tumors and to elucidate whether or not there are differences in prediagnostic vitamin D levels in patients with malignant compared to benign bone tumors. Prediagnostic serum 25(OH)D levels of ... Read more >>

Cancer Invest (Cancer investigation)
[2017, 35(8):562-568]

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[Livestock-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: Epidemiological Data from an Orthopaedic Department in North-West Germany].

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Fritz Thorey, Kristina Kolbow, Djordje Lazovic, Markus Lühmann, Jörg Ohnsorge, Uwe Maus,

<b>Background</b> MRSA represents a considerable health threat to orthopaedic patients. Throughout the last decade, livestock-associated MRSA emerged increasingly in livestock all over Europe. LA-MRSA broke the species barrier, colonizing and causing infections in humans. Nevertheless, to date there are no studies concerning livestock-associated MRSA and orthopaedic patients. Therefore, we aimed ... Read more >>

Z Orthop Unfall (Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie)
[2017, 155(3):304-309]

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The Importance of Bone Mineral Density in Hip Arthroplasty: Results of a Survey Asking Orthopaedic Surgeons about Their Opinions and Attitudes Concerning Osteoporosis and Hip Arthroplasty.

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Kristina Kolbow, Djordje Lazovic, Uwe Maus,

<i>Objective.</i> In patients scheduled to undergo total joint arthroplasty of the hip, the bone quality around the joint affects the safety of prosthetic implantation. Bone strength is clinically assessed by measuring bone mineral density (BMD); therefore we asked if BMD is important to orthopaedic surgeons performing hip arthroplasty. <i>Methods.</i> In ... Read more >>

Adv Orthop (Advances in orthopedics)
[2016, 2016:8079354]

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Is there an association between low serum 25-OH-D levels and the length of hospital stay in orthopaedic patients after arthroplasty?

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Uwe Maus, Djordje Lazovic, Konstantin Horas, Klaus Edgar Roth, Andreas Alois Kurth,

<h4>Background</h4>The purpose of this observational study was to evaluate serum levels of 25-OH-D in patients scheduled to undergo elective hip or knee arthroplasty. We hypothesised that 25-OH-D level is an independent risk factor for length of stay in orthopaedic patients after elective hip or knee arthoplasty.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>25-OH-D levels were ... Read more >>

J Orthop Traumatol (Journal of orthopaedics and traumatology : official journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology)
[2016, 17(4):297-302]

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Risk factors for pelvic insufficiency fractures and outcome after conservative therapy.

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Kristina Kolbow, Djordje Lazovic, Konstantin Horas, Klaus Edgar Roth, Jörn Bengt Seeger, Uwe Maus,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The prevalence of osteoporosis has continuously increased over the past decades and it is set to increase substantially as life expectancy rises steadily. Fragility or osteoporotic fractures of the pelvis often occur after low energy falls e.g. from standing, however, some patients present with assumed insufficiency fractures of the pelvis ... Read more >>

Arch Gerontol Geriatr (Archives of gerontology and geriatrics)
[2016, 67:80-85]

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Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Patients with Bone Metastases and Multiple Myeloma.

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Konstantin Horas, Andreas Alois Kurth, Djordje Lazovic, Jörn Bengt Seeger, Uwe Maus,

Breast and prostate cancer are amongst the most prevalent malignancies globally and up to 40% of patients will develop metastatic disease, particularly to the skeleton. Multiple myeloma is the most common cancer to affect bone with up to 90% of patients developing bone lesions. Although several studies demonstrated that endocrine ... Read more >>

Anticancer Res (Anticancer research)
[2015, 35(11):6281-6285]

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In-vivo analysis of epicutaneous pressure distribution beneath a femoral tourniquet--an observational study.

Klaus Edgar Roth, Boris Mandryka, Gerrit Steffen Maier, Uwe Maus, Manfred Berres, Jan-Dirk Rompe, Friedrich Bodem,

<h4>Background</h4>Compression of the tissue beneath tourniquets used in limb surgery is associated with varying degrees of soft tissue damage. The interaction between fluids and applied pressure seems to play an important role in the appearance of skin lesions. The extent of the transfer of force between the tourniquet and the ... Read more >>

BMC Musculoskelet Disord (BMC musculoskeletal disorders)
[2015, 16:1]

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Uncemented femoral revision arthroplasty using a modular tapered, fluted titanium stem: 5- to 16-year results of 163 cases.

Dieter C Wirtz, Sascha Gravius, Rudolf Ascherl, Miguel Thorweihe, Raimund Forst, Ulrich Noeth, Uwe M Maus, Matthias D Wimmer, Günther Zeiler, Moritz C Deml,

<h4>Background and purpose</h4>Due to the relative lack of reports on the medium- to long-term clinical and radiographic results of modular femoral cementless revision, we conducted this study to evaluate the medium- to long-term results of uncemented femoral stem revisions using the modular MRP-TITAN stem with distal diaphyseal fixation in a ... Read more >>

Acta Orthop (Acta orthopaedica)
[2014, 85(6):562-569]

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Open versus endoscopic bone resection of the dorsolateral calcaneal edge: a cadaveric analysis comparing three dimensional CT scans.

Klaus Edgar Roth, Ramona Mueller, Eike Schwand, Gerrit Stefen Maier, Irene Schmidtmann, Murat Sariyar, Uwe Maus,

<h4>Background</h4>It has been claimed that endoscopic calcaneoplasty offers some advantages over open techniques in the surgical treatment of Haglund's deformity due to reduced postoperative complications like stiffness and pain. Bony over-resection places patients at risk of these complications. The resulting question with regard to the quantitative differences of the extent ... Read more >>

J Foot Ankle Res (Journal of foot and ankle research)
[2014, 7(1):56]

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Intraosseous fixation compared to plantar plate fixation for first metatarsocuneiform arthrodesis: a cadaveric biomechanical analysis.

Klaus Edgar Roth, Jennifer Peters, Irene Schmidtmann, Uwe Maus, Daniel Stephan, Peter Augat,

<h4>Background</h4>Metatarsocuneiform (MTC) fusion is a treatment option for management of hallux valgus. We compared the biomechanical characteristics of an internal fixation device with plantar plate fixation.<h4>Methods</h4>Seven matched pairs of feet from human cadavers were used to compare the intramedullary (IM) device plus compression screw to plantar plate combined with a ... Read more >>

Foot Ankle Int (Foot & ankle international)
[2014, 35(11):1209-1216]

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Vitamin D insufficiency in the elderly orthopaedic patient: an epidemic phenomenon.

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Konstantin Horas, Jörn Bengt Seeger, Klaus Edgar Roth, Andreas Alois Kurth, Uwe Maus,

<h4>Purpose</h4>The purpose of this observational study was to evaluate serum levels of 25-OH-D of elderly patients presenting with orthopaedic illness. Furthermore, we enquired about potential confounders and risk factors of hypovitaminosis D in comorbidities and daily medication of the elderly.<h4>Methods</h4>Vitamin D levels in 1,083 patients aged >70 years and admitted ... Read more >>

Int Orthop (International orthopaedics)
[2015, 39(4):787-792]

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Is there an association between periprosthetic joint infection and low vitamin D levels?

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Konstantin Horas, Jörn Bengt Seeger, Klaus Edgar Roth, Andreas Alois Kurth, Uwe Maus,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Vitamin D is increasingly being recognized as an important mediator of immune function and may have a preventive role in the pathogenesis of periprosthetic joint infection. To the best of our knowledge, no other study has examined possible associations between periprosthetic joint infection and vitamin D deficiency. We investigated the ... Read more >>

Int Orthop (International orthopaedics)
[2014, 38(7):1499-1504]

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Vitamin D deficiency in orthopaedic patients: a single center analysis.

Gerrit Steffen Maier, Philipp Jakob, Konstantin Horas, Klaus Edgar Roth, Andreas Alois Kurth, Uwe Maus,

Vitamin D is essential to bone health and is a major regulator of calcium homeostasis. Many recent reports demonstrated worldwide high rates of vitamin D deficiency, but few studies have been published on the vitamin D status of orthopaedic patients. The present study aimed to investigate the extent of hypovitaminosis ... Read more >>

Acta Orthop Belg (Acta orthopaedica Belgica)
[2013, 79(5):587-591]

Cited: 12 times

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