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The Incidence of Fractures Among the Adult Population of Germany – and Analysis From 2009 through 2019.

Markus Rupp, Nike Walter, Christian Pfeifer, Siegmund Lang, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Werner Krutsch, Florian Baumann, Volker Alt,

<h4>Background</h4>Detailed analyses of epidemiological data on fractures are an important resource for persons and institutions providing health care services, as they yield information on the effects of current treatment strategies and on the need for preventive measures. The epidemiology of fractures in Germany, however, is unknown. The goal of this ... Read more >>

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

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Letter in response to article in journal of infection: "The microbiology of chronic osteomyelitis: Changes over ten years".

Nike Walter, Susanne Baertl, Ulrike Engelstaedter, Martin Ehrenschwender, Florian Hitzenbichler, Volker Alt, Markus Rupp,

J Infect (The Journal of infection)
[2021, :]

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Higher risk of ACL rupture in amateur football compared to professional football: 5-year results of the 'Anterior cruciate ligament-registry in German football'.

Dominik Szymski, Leonard Achenbach, Johannes Zellner, Johannes Weber, Matthias Koch, Florian Zeman, Gunnar Huppertz, Christian Pfeifer, Volker Alt, Werner Krutsch,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are a common severe type of football injury at all levels of play. A football-specific ACL registry providing both prospective ACL injury data according to the skill level and risk factors for ACL injury is lacking in the literature.<h4>Methods</h4>This study is based on the prospective ... Read more >>

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA)
[2021, :]

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[Treatment of bone and periprosthetic infections with bacteriophages : A systematic review].

Nike Walter, Li Deng, Christoph Brochhausen, Volker Alt, Markus Rupp,

<h4>Background</h4>The treatment of bone and prosthesis infections remains difficult despite modern treatment concepts. Further tools for the improvement of treatment outcome are desirable. Preclinical studies provide promising evidence of the efficacy of bacteriophages for the treatment of bone and joint infections.<h4>Objectives</h4>The present work provides a systematic review of the clinical application ... Read more >>

Orthopade (Der Orthopade)
[2021, :]

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The Tibial Plateau Map: Fracture Line Morphology of Intra-Articular Proximal Tibial Fractures.

Maximilian Kerschbaum, Morgane Tyczka, Lisa Klute, Marie Theres Heller, Matthias Koch, Daniel Popp, Siegmund Lang, Volker Alt, Michael Worlicek,

The purpose of this study was to characterize the patterns of a large series of tibial plateau fractures with the use of fracture mapping, with regard to different fracture types using the OTA/AO and Schatzker classification. Patients with intra-articular fractures of the tibial plateau were evaluated, using the OTA/AO and ... Read more >>

Biomed Res Int (BioMed research international)
[2021, 2021:9920189]

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Intracellular S. aureus in Osteoblasts in a Clinical Sample from a Patient with Chronic Osteomyelitis-A Case Report.

Nike Walter, Daniel Mendelsohn, Christoph Brochhausen, Markus Rupp, Volker Alt,

The pathophysiological role of intracellular bacteria in osteomyelitis is still a matter of debate. Here, we demonstrate for the first time the presence of <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> internalized into osteoblasts in human tissue samples of a case with a chronic osteomyelitis using ultrastructural transmission electron microscope analysis. ... Read more >>

Pathogens (Pathogens (Basel, Switzerland))
[2021, 10(8):]

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Head injuries in professional football (soccer): Results of video analysis verified by an accident insurance registry.

Volker Krutsch, Werner Krutsch, Jonas Härtl, Hendrik Bloch, Volker Alt, Christian Klein, Claus Reinsberger, Robin Seiffert, Lorenz Huber, Johannes Weber,

<h4>Background</h4>Video analysis is one of the most commonly applied methods for analysing football injuries.<h4>Purpose</h4>The objective of this study was to assess the accuracy of video analysis for recording head injuries in professional football from official matches in the four highest men's professional football leagues in Germany.<h4>Methods</h4>In this cohort study, head ... Read more >>

PLoS One (PloS one)
[2021, 16(8):e0255695]

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Football-related injuries are the major reason for the career end of professional male football players.

Matthias Koch, Martin Klügl, Borys Frankewycz, Siegmund Lang, Michael Worlicek, Daniel Popp, Volker Alt, Werner Krutsch,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Little is known about the consequences of injuries on professional male football players' career and retirement period. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of injuries that male professional football players endure during their career, reasons for the end of their career and the post-career phase of ... Read more >>

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc (Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA)
[2021, :]

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Recent trends in revision knee arthroplasty in Germany.

Markus Rupp, Nike Walter, Edmund Lau, Michael Worlicek, Steven M Kurtz, Volker Alt,

We aimed to answer the following questions: (1) How did numbers of revision knee arthroplasty procedures develop in Germany over the last decade compared to primary TKA? (2) How high was the percentage of septic interventions in knee prosthesis revisions? (3) Which treatment strategy was chosen for surgical treatment of ... Read more >>

Sci Rep (Scientific reports)
[2021, 11(1):15479]

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Is There a Difference in Microbiological Epidemiology and Effective Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy Comparing Fracture-Related Infection and Periprosthetic Joint Infection? A Retrospective Comparative Study.

Markus Rupp, Susanne Baertl, Nike Walter, Florian Hitzenbichler, Martin Ehrenschwender, Volker Alt,

This study aims to investigate (1) microbial patterns in fracture-related infections (FRIs) in comparison to microbiological patterns of periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs), (2) the identification of effective empiric antibiotic therapy for FRIs and PJIs and (3) analysis of difficult-to-treat (DTT) pathogens. Patients treated for FRIs or PJIs from 2017 to ... Read more >>

Antibiotics (Basel) (Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland))
[2021, 10(8):]

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No increased injury incidence in the German Bundesliga after the SARS-CoV-2 virus lockdown.

Werner Krutsch, Abed Hadji, Tobias Tröß, Dominik Szymski, Karen Aus der Fünten, Barbara Gärtner, Volker Alt, Tim Meyer,

<h4>Introduction</h4>The coronavirus lockdown in 2020 resulted in a worldwide suspension of professional sports. The first major professional football league to restart after the lockdown was the German Bundesliga. This study investigates whether the injury incidence increased after the restart of the season with only 9 days of regular preparation time and ... Read more >>

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg (Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery)
[2021, :]

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Surgical Drill Guide for Insertion of an Infra-Acetabular Screw Based on an Anatomically Precontoured Plate System: A Cadaveric Study.

Viola Freigang, Maximilian Gottsauner, Markus Rupp, Christian Pfeifer, Stephan Grechenig, Alexander Kerner, Volker Alt, Florian Baumann,

<h4>Purpose</h4>Due to the anatomic structure of the pelvis, free-hand placement of screws in the acetabular fracture management can be difficult. Infra-acetabular screw fixation increases acetabular stability by distal fixation of the cup. Aim of this cadaveric study is to investigate if a plate-referenced drill guide can provide save placement of ... Read more >>

Biomed Res Int (BioMed research international)
[2021, 2021:2321504]

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The clinical use of bone graft substitutes in orthopedic surgery in Germany-A 10-years survey from 2008 to 2018 of 1,090,167 surgical interventions.

Markus Rupp, Lisa Klute, Susanne Baertl, Nike Walter, Gopala-Krishna Mannala, Leona Frank, Christian Pfeifer, Volker Alt, Maximilian Kerschbaum,

Aim of the study was to evaluate (1) the overall use of bone graft substitutes, autografts and allografts, (2) of different types of bone graft substitutes (calcium sulfate, calcium phosphate, calcium phosphate ceramics or polymethyl methacrylate) and of different bone grafts (cancellous vs. cortical), and (3) the use of antibiotic-loading ... Read more >>

J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater (Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials)
[2021, :]

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Decision-making to stop or continue playing after football injuries - a systematic video analysis of 711 injury situations in amateur football.

Krutsch Volker, Oberhauser Julia, Krutsch Werner, Loose Oliver, Weber Johannes, Kerschbaum Maximilian, Lang Siegmund, Koch Matthias, Alt Volker, Worlicek Michael,

Scientific injury registration via video analysis is lacking in amateur football. The purpose of this study was to analyse match injury situations with a focus on the decisions made by players and referees after sustaining a football trauma. In a retrospective cohort study, traumatic injuries sustained in any of the ... Read more >>

Eur J Sport Sci (European journal of sport science)
[2021, :1-7]

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Bilateral septic arthritis with rapid progressive destruction of the femoral head after joint injection in rheumatoid arthritis.

Viola Freigang, Florian Baumann, Volker Alt,

This report is on a 61-year-old patient with steroid therapy for rheumatoid arthritis and pain in the groin on both sides who got injections with hyaluronic acid in both hip joints. After 12 weeks the X-ray of the pelvis showed rapid progressive destruction of both hip joints. ... Read more >>

J Bone Jt Infect (Journal of bone and joint infection)
[2021, 6(7):255-256]

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Erratum zu: Knochentransplantation oder Biomaterial? : Eine Analyse von 99.863 Operationen in Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie aus dem Jahr 2018 in Deutschland.

Markus Rupp, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Lisa Klute, Leona Frank, Volker Alt,

Unfallchirurg (Der Unfallchirurg)
[2021, :]

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Erratum zu: PJI-TNM als neues Klassifikationssystem für Endoprotheseninfektionen : Eine Evaluation von 20 Fällen.

Markus Rupp, Maximilian Kerschbaum, Viola Freigang, Susanne Bärtl, Florian Baumann, Andrej Trampuz, Volker Alt,

Orthopade (Der Orthopade)
[2021, 50(7):587-588]

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What is the burden of osteomyelitis in Germany? An analysis of inpatient data from 2008 through 2018.

Nike Walter, Susanne Baertl, Volker Alt, Markus Rupp,

<h4>Background</h4>The epidemiology of osteomyelitis in Germany is unknown, which makes it difficult to estimate future demands. Therefore, we aimed to analyse how the numbers of cases have developed over the last decade as a function of osteomyelitis subtype, age group, gender, and anatomical localization.<h4>Methods</h4>Osteomyelitis rates were quantified based on annual ... Read more >>

BMC Infect Dis (BMC infectious diseases)
[2021, 21(1):550]

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Pinless Navigation in Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty.

Sarah Keuntje-Perka, Philipp von Roth, Michael Worlicek, Matthias Koch, Volker Alt, Moritz Kaiser,

<h4>Purpose</h4>In contrast to total knee arthroplasty (TKA), unicompartmental knee arthroplasty (UKA) is a true resurfacing procedure, as none of the ligaments are replaced or released, and the pre-arthritic leg alignment is the major goal. As such, the alignment of the tibial component plays a crucial role in postoperative knee function ... Read more >>

J Clin Med (Journal of clinical medicine)
[2021, 10(11):]

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Fracture-related infection.

Susanne Baertl, Willem-Jan Metsemakers, Mario Morgenstern, Volker Alt, Robert Geoff Richards, Thomas Fintan Moriarty, Katie Young,

Bone Joint Res (Bone & joint research)
[2021, 10(6):351-353]

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Knee Surgery during the COVID-19 Lockdown-Experiences of a Level-One Trauma Center in Germany.

Matthias Koch, Daniel Popp, Viola Freigang, Borys Frankewycz, Katja Hierl, Peter Angele, Volker Alt, Michael Worlicek,

<h4>Background</h4>Almost every sector in the health care is affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many studies already investigated the effect on different aspects in orthopedic and trauma care. However, the current literature lacks data regarding the consequence on daily surgical business. Thus, the aim of the present study was to analyze ... Read more >>

Biomed Res Int (BioMed research international)
[2021, 2021:8875643]

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[Use of video-assisted thoracoscopy in dorsoventral stabilization of osteodestructive pyogenic spondylodiscitis of the thoracic spine].

Siegmund Lang, Markus Loibl, Carsten Neumann, Volker Alt,

Unfallchirurg (Der Unfallchirurg)
[2021, 124(6):505-511]

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[Polymethyl methacrylate cement coating of intramedullary implants : A new technique for revision surgery with the example of a temporary knee arthrodesis. Video article].

Markus Rupp, Nike Walter, Abdullah Ismat, Volker Alt,

<h4>Background</h4>The coating of intramedullary rods with polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) bone cement containing antibiotics ensures a high concentration of antibiotics locally and stability in fractures that are not yet consolidated. However, bone cement can detach when the implant is removed and remain in the medullary cavity of the long bones.<h4>Case report</h4>After ... Read more >>

Orthopade (Der Orthopade)
[2021, 50(9):758-762]

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The epidemiology of fracture-related infections in Germany.

Nike Walter, Markus Rupp, Siegmund Lang, Volker Alt,

The epidemiology of fracture-related infection (FRI) is unknown, which makes it difficult to estimate future demands and evaluate progress in infection prevention. Therefore, we aimed to determine the nationwide burden's development over the last decade as a function of age group and gender. FRI prevalence as a function of age ... Read more >>

Sci Rep (Scientific reports)
[2021, 11(1):10443]

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[Infections of the spine : Pyogenic spondylodiscitis and implant-associated vertebral osteomyelitis].

Siegmund Lang, Markus Rupp, Frank Hanses, Carsten Neumann, Markus Loibl, Volker Alt,

Pyogenic (unspecific) spondylodiscitis and implant-associated vertebral osteomyelitis (IAVO) are important diseases with the risk of neurological and septic complications. An early diagnosis is essential in which magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), histopathology and microbiological identification of the pathogen play key roles. The goals of conservative treatment in uncomplicated spondylodiscitis are antibiotic ... Read more >>

Unfallchirurg (Der Unfallchirurg)
[2021, 124(6):489-504]

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