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Biomechanical, structural and biological characterisation of a new silk fibroin scaffold for meniscal repair.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2018 Oct 30;86:314-324. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre for Trauma Research Ulm, Ulm University Medical Centre, Helmholtzstr. 14, 89081 Ulm, Germany.

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October 2018

Evolution of callus tissue behavior during stable distraction osteogenesis.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 2018 Sep 24;85:12-19. Epub 2018 May 24.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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September 2018

New horizons for osteoanabolic treatment?

Nat Rev Endocrinol 2018 Sep;14(9):508-509

Institute of Comparative Molecular Endocrinology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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September 2018

The mode of interfragmentary movement affects bone formation and revascularization after callus distraction.

PLoS One 2018 23;13(8):e0202702. Epub 2018 Aug 23.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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August 2018

Autologous Mesenchymal Stroma Cells Are Superior to Allogeneic Ones in Bone Defect Regeneration.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Aug 25;19(9). Epub 2018 Aug 25.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Trauma Research Center Ulm, University of Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany.

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August 2018

Correction to: In vivo performance of a novel silk fibroin scaffold for partial meniscal replacement in a sheep model.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2018 07;26(7):2216

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstraße 14, 89081, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2018

Simulating lateral distraction osteogenesis.

PLoS One 2018 15;13(3):e0194500. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Scientific Computing Centre Ulm (UZWR), Ulm University, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2018

Molecular mechanisms of glucocorticoids on skeleton and bone regeneration after fracture.

J Mol Endocrinol 2018 Jul 27;61(1):R75-R90. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

Institute of Comparative Molecular EndocrinologyUlm University, Ulm, Germany

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July 2018

Intramembranous bone formation after callus distraction is augmented by increasing axial compressive strain.

PLoS One 2018 6;13(4):e0195466. Epub 2018 Apr 6.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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July 2018

Influence of Menopause on Inflammatory Cytokines during Murine and Human Bone Fracture Healing.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Jul 16;19(7). Epub 2018 Jul 16.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany.

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July 2018

Complement involvement in bone homeostasis and bone disorders.

Semin Immunol 2018 06 1;37:53-65. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center for Trauma Research Ulm (ZTF Ulm), University Medical Center Ulm, Ulm, Germany. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Estrogen receptor α- (ERα), but not ERβ-signaling, is crucially involved in mechanostimulation of bone fracture healing by whole-body vibration.

Bone 2018 05 3;110:11-20. Epub 2018 Feb 3.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Ulm, Helmholtzstraße 14, 89081 Ulm, Germany.

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May 2018

Pharmacological inhibition of IL-6 trans-signaling improves compromised fracture healing after severe trauma.

Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 2018 May 1;391(5):523-536. Epub 2018 Mar 1.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Trauma Research Center Ulm, University Medical Center Ulm, 89081, Ulm, Germany.

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May 2018

Loss of p53 compensates osteopenia in murine Mysm1 deficiency.

FASEB J 2018 Apr 5;32(4):1957-1968. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Department of Dermatology and Allergic Diseases, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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April 2018

Induced global deletion of glucocorticoid receptor impairs fracture healing.

FASEB J 2018 Apr 5;32(4):2235-2245. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre for Trauma Research Ulm, Ulm University Medical Centre.

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April 2018

Bone regeneration capacity of magnesium phosphate cements in a large animal model.

Acta Biomater 2018 Mar 2;69:352-361. Epub 2018 Feb 2.

Institute for Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Trauma Research Center Ulm, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 14, D-89081 Ulm, Germany.

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March 2018

Distinct Effects of IL-6 Classic and Trans-Signaling in Bone Fracture Healing.

Am J Pathol 2018 Feb 13;188(2):474-490. Epub 2017 Nov 13.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Trauma Research Center Ulm, Germany. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Biomechanics of a cemented short stem: Standard vs. line-to-line cementation techniques. A biomechanical in-vitro study involving six osteoporotic pairs of human cadaver femurs.

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2018 Feb 31;52:86-94. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Trauma Research Centre Ulm, Ulm University - Medical Centre, Helmholtzstr. 14, 89081 Ulm, Germany. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Strontium(II) and mechanical loading additively augment bone formation in calcium phosphate scaffolds.

J Orthop Res 2018 Jan 26;36(1):106-117. Epub 2017 Jun 26.

Trauma Research Center, Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 14, Ulm 89081, Germany.

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January 2018

Striking a new path in reducing cartilage breakdown: combination of antioxidative therapy and chondroanabolic stimulation after blunt cartilage trauma.

J Cell Mol Med 2018 Jan 22;22(1):77-88. Epub 2017 Aug 22.

Division for Biochemistry of Joint and Connective Tissue Diseases, Department of Orthopedics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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January 2018

Novel systems for the application of isolated tensile, compressive, and shearing stimulation of distraction callus tissue.

PLoS One 2017 11;12(12):e0189432. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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January 2018

Mast Cells Are Critical Regulators of Bone Fracture-Induced Inflammation and Osteoclast Formation and Activity.

J Bone Miner Res 2017 Dec 11;32(12):2431-2444. Epub 2017 Sep 11.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Trauma Research Center Ulm, Ulm University Medical Center, Ulm, Germany.

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December 2017

Chronic psychosocial stress disturbs long-bone growth in adolescent mice.

Dis Model Mech 2017 12 19;10(12):1399-1409. Epub 2017 Dec 19.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany

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December 2017

Complement receptors C5aR1 and C5aR2 act differentially during the early immune response after bone fracture but are similarly involved in bone repair.

Sci Rep 2017 Oct 25;7(1):14061. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre for Trauma Research Ulm, University of Ulm, D-89081, Ulm, Germany.

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October 2017

Characterization of interfragmentary motion associated with common osteosynthesis devices for rat fracture healing studies.

PLoS One 2017 28;12(4):e0176735. Epub 2017 Apr 28.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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September 2017

Osteoblast-specific overexpression of complement receptor C5aR1 impairs fracture healing.

PLoS One 2017 14;12(6):e0179512. Epub 2017 Jun 14.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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September 2017

Inhibition of Midkine Augments Osteoporotic Fracture Healing.

PLoS One 2016 13;11(7):e0159278. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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August 2017

Osteocyte Regulation of Receptor Activator of NF-κB Ligand/Osteoprotegerin in a Sheep Model of Osteoporosis.

Am J Pathol 2017 Aug 12;187(8):1686-1699. Epub 2017 Jun 12.

Experimental Trauma Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany; Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Hospital of Giessen-Marburg, Giessen, Germany. Electronic address:

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August 2017

The effect of a combined thoracic and soft-tissue trauma on blood flow and tissue formation in fracture healing in rats.

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2017 Jul 20;137(7):945-952. Epub 2017 Apr 20.

Institute for Rehabilitation Research at Ulm University, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2017

Spinal fusion without instrumentation - Experimental animal study.

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2017 Jul 25;46:6-14. Epub 2017 Apr 25.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2017

The inflammatory phase of fracture healing is influenced by oestrogen status in mice.

Eur J Med Res 2017 Jul 6;22(1):23. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, University Medical Centre Ulm, Helmholtzstraße 9, 89081, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2017

Tenomodulin is Required for Tendon Endurance Running and Collagen I Fibril Adaptation to Mechanical Load.

EBioMedicine 2017 Jun 5;20:240-254. Epub 2017 May 5.

Experimental Surgery and Regenerative Medicine, Department of Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), 80336 Munich, Germany; Experimental Trauma Surgery, Department of Trauma Surgery, University Regensburg Medical Centre, 93053 Regensburg, Germany. Electronic address:

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June 2017

ACL double-bundle reconstruction with one tibial tunnel provides equal stability compared to two tibial tunnels.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2017 May 13;25(5):1646-1652. Epub 2016 Jun 13.

Center of Musculoskeletal Research, Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstraße 14, 89081, Ulm, Germany.

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May 2017

Dissection of mechanoresponse elements in promoter sites of the mechanoresponsive CYR61 gene.

Exp Cell Res 2017 05 16;354(2):103-111. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

Orthopedic Center for Musculoskeletal Research, Orthopedic Department, University of Würzburg, Friedrich-Bergius-Ring 15, 97076 Würzburg, Germany. Electronic address:

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May 2017

Modulation of fixation stiffness from flexible to stiff in a rat model of bone healing.

Acta Orthop 2017 Apr 14;88(2):217-222. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) , Brisbane , Australia.

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April 2017

Mg:Ca ratio as regulating factor for osteoclastic in vitro resorption of struvite biocements.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2017 Apr 7;73:111-119. Epub 2016 Dec 7.

Department for Functional Materials in Medicine and Dentistry, University of Würzburg, Pleicherwall 2, D-97070 Würzburg, Germany. Electronic address:

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April 2017

Sheep model for osteoporosis: The effects of peripheral hormone therapy on centrally induced systemic bone loss in an osteoporotic sheep model.

Injury 2017 Apr 20;48(4):841-848. Epub 2017 Feb 20.

Department of Osteology and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistr. 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany.

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April 2017

Phytic acid as alternative setting retarder enhanced biological performance of dicalcium phosphate cement in vitro.

Sci Rep 2017 04 3;7(1):558. Epub 2017 Apr 3.

Department for Functional Materials in Medicine and Dentistry, University of Würzburg, Pleicherwall 2, D-97070, Würzburg, Germany.

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April 2017

Deterioration of teeth and alveolar bone loss due to chronic environmental high-level fluoride and low calcium exposure.

Clin Oral Investig 2016 Dec 28;20(9):2361-2370. Epub 2016 Jan 28.

Department of Osteology and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, 20246, Hamburg, Germany.

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December 2016

Hypochlorhydria-induced calcium malabsorption does not affect fracture healing but increases post-traumatic bone loss in the intact skeleton.

J Orthop Res 2016 11 14;34(11):1914-1921. Epub 2016 Mar 14.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Ulm, Helmholtzstraße 14, Ulm, 89081, Germany.

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November 2016

C5aR inhibition in the early inflammatory phase does not affect bone regeneration in a model of uneventful fracture healing.

Eur J Med Res 2016 Oct 26;21(1):42. Epub 2016 Oct 26.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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October 2016

The influence of the test setup on knee joint kinematics - A meta-analysis of tibial rotation.

J Biomech 2016 09 30;49(13):2982-2988. Epub 2016 Jul 30.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Trauma Research, University of Ulm, University Medical Centre, Germany.

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September 2016

Fracture Healing Is Delayed in Immunodeficient NOD/scid‑IL2Rγcnull Mice.

PLoS One 2016 5;11(2):e0147465. Epub 2016 Feb 5.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2016

Antagonizing midkine accelerates fracture healing in mice by enhanced bone formation in the fracture callus.

Br J Pharmacol 2016 07 29;173(14):2237-49. Epub 2016 May 29.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2016

Primary stability of a shoulderless Zweymüller hip stem: a comparative in vitro micromotion study.

J Orthop Surg Res 2016 Jul 5;11(1):73. Epub 2016 Jul 5.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2016

Blunt Chest Trauma in Mice after Cigarette Smoke-Exposure: Effects of Mechanical Ventilation with 100% O2.

PLoS One 2015 30;10(7):e0132810. Epub 2015 Jul 30.

Institut für Anästhesiologische Pathophysiologie und Verfahrensentwicklung, Ulm, Germany; Klinik für Anästhesiologie, Universitätsklinikum, Ulm, Germany.

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May 2016

Exposure to 100% Oxygen Abolishes the Impairment of Fracture Healing after Thoracic Trauma.

PLoS One 2015 6;10(7):e0131194. Epub 2015 Jul 6.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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April 2016

Comparison between different methods for biomechanical assessment of ex vivo fracture callus stiffness in small animal bone healing studies.

PLoS One 2015 17;10(3):e0119603. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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February 2016

Midkine-deficiency delays chondrogenesis during the early phase of fracture healing in mice.

PLoS One 2014 31;9(12):e116282. Epub 2014 Dec 31.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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January 2016

A Degenerative/Proinflammatory Intervertebral Disc Organ Culture: An Ex Vivo Model for Anti-inflammatory Drug and Cell Therapy.

Tissue Eng Part C Methods 2016 Jan 13;22(1):8-19. Epub 2015 Nov 13.

1 Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm , Ulm, Germany .

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January 2016

Prediction of the time course of callus stiffness as a function of mechanical parameters in experimental rat fracture healing studies--a numerical study.

PLoS One 2014 22;9(12):e115695. Epub 2014 Dec 22.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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December 2015

Role of Complement on Broken Surfaces After Trauma.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2015 ;865:43-55

Department of Orthopedic Trauma, Hand-, Plastic-, and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany,

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December 2015

Bone status of acetylcholinesterase-knockout mice.

Int Immunopharmacol 2015 Nov 4;29(1):222-30. Epub 2015 Aug 4.

Laboratory of Experimental Trauma Surgery, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Schubertstr. 81, 35392 Giessen, Germany.

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November 2015

Differential Interactive Effects of Cartilage Traumatization and Blood Exposure In Vitro and In Vivo.

Am J Sports Med 2015 Nov 11;43(11):2822-32. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

Division for Biochemistry of Joint and Connective Tissue Diseases, Department of Orthopedics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany

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November 2015

Numerical simulation of callus healing for optimization of fracture fixation stiffness.

PLoS One 2014 3;9(7):e101370. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University Hospital Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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October 2015

In vivo performance of a novel silk fibroin scaffold for partial meniscal replacement in a sheep model.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2015 Aug 26;23(8):2218-2229. Epub 2014 Apr 26.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstraße 14, 89081, Ulm, Germany.

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August 2015

Analgesia via blockade of NGF/TrkA signaling does not influence fracture healing in mice.

J Orthop Res 2015 Aug 7;33(8):1235-41. Epub 2015 May 7.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm (zmfu), University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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August 2015

The molecular fingerprint of lung inflammation after blunt chest trauma.

Eur J Med Res 2015 Aug 25;20:70. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Department of Traumatology, Hand-, Plastic-, and Reconstructive Surgery, Center of Surgery, University of Ulm, Albert-Einstein-Allee 23, 89081, Ulm, Germany.

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August 2015

Material properties of individual menisci and their attachments obtained through inverse FE-analysis.

J Biomech 2015 Jun 20;48(8):1343-9. Epub 2015 Mar 20.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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June 2015

Osteoblast-specific Krm2 overexpression and Lrp5 deficiency have different effects on fracture healing in mice.

PLoS One 2014 25;9(7):e103250. Epub 2014 Jul 25.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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April 2015

Mechanical stimulation of human tendon stem/progenitor cells results in upregulation of matrix proteins, integrins and MMPs, and activation of p38 and ERK1/2 kinases.

BMC Mol Biol 2015 Mar 13;16. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Department of Surgery, Experimental Surgery and Regenerative Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU), Nussbaumstr. 20, D-80336, Munich, Germany.

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March 2015

C3 rho-inhibitor for targeted pharmacological manipulation of osteoclast-like cells.

PLoS One 2013 27;8(12):e85695. Epub 2013 Dec 27.

Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Ulm Medical Center, Ulm, Germany.

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February 2015

Influence of partial meniscectomy on attachment forces, superficial strain and contact mechanics in porcine knee joints.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2015 Jan 27;23(1):74-82. Epub 2014 Mar 27.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstr. 14, 89081, Ulm, Germany,

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January 2015

The impact of low-magnitude high-frequency vibration on fracture healing is profoundly influenced by the oestrogen status in mice.

Dis Model Mech 2015 Jan 7;8(1):93-104. Epub 2014 Nov 7.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, 89081 Ulm, Germany.

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January 2015

In vivo performance of novel soybean/gelatin-based bioactive and injectable hydroxyapatite foams.

Acta Biomater 2015 Jan 29;12:242-249. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstrasse 14, D-89081 Ulm, Germany. Electronic address:

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January 2015

Temporal delimitation of the healing phases via monitoring of fracture callus stiffness in rats.

J Orthop Res 2014 Dec 2;32(12):1589-95. Epub 2014 Sep 2.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, Ulm University, Helmholtzstrasse 14, 89081, Ulm, Germany.

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December 2014

Mandibular bone loss in ewe induced by hypothalamic-pituitary disconnection.

Clin Oral Implants Res 2014 Nov 19;25(11):1239-1244. Epub 2013 Sep 19.

Department of Trauma, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany.

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November 2014

Medial meniscal displacement and strain in three dimensions under compressive loads: MR assessment.

J Magn Reson Imaging 2014 Nov 9;40(5):1181-8. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, Ulm, University of Ulm, Germany.

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November 2014

Increase or decrease in stability after nucleotomy? Conflicting in vitro and in vivo results in the sheep model.

J R Soc Interface 2014 Nov;11(100):20140650

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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November 2014

Improved anchorage of Ti6Al4V orthopaedic bone implants through oligonucleotide mediated immobilization of BMP-2 in osteoporotic rats.

PLoS One 2014 21;9(1):e86151. Epub 2014 Jan 21.

Division for Biochemistry of Joint and Connective Tissue Diseases, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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October 2014

Delayed bone healing following high tibial osteotomy related to increased implant stiffness in locked plating.

Injury 2014 Oct 16;45(10):1648-52. Epub 2014 Apr 16.

Ulm University, Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Ulm, Germany.

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October 2014

The Wnt serpentine receptor Frizzled-9 regulates new bone formation in fracture healing.

PLoS One 2013 31;8(12):e84232. Epub 2013 Dec 31.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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September 2014

H2S during circulatory shock: some unresolved questions.

Nitric Oxide 2014 Sep 18;41:48-61. Epub 2014 Mar 18.

Sektion Anästhesiologische Pathophysiologie und Verfahrensentwicklung, Klinik für Anästhesiologie, Universitätsklinikum, Helmholtzstrasse 8-1, 89081 Ulm, Germany.

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September 2014

Distinct frequency dependent effects of whole-body vibration on non-fractured bone and fracture healing in mice.

J Orthop Res 2014 Aug 14;32(8):1006-13. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Helmholtzstr.14, 89081 Ulm, Germany.

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August 2014

Molecular interactions between human cartilaginous endplates and nucleus pulposus cells: a preliminary investigation.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2014 Aug;39(17):1355-64

*Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany †REPAIR-lab, Institute of Pathology, University of Mainz, Germany ‡Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milano, Italy §Klinik fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie, Baden-Baden, Germany ¶Galenus-Klinik Stuttgart ∥Department of Orthopaedic Trauma, Hand Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Centre of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany; and **National Center for Spinal Disorders, Budapest, Hungary.

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August 2014

Disadvantages of interfragmentary shear on fracture healing--mechanical insights through numerical simulation.

J Orthop Res 2014 Jul 20;32(7):865-72. Epub 2014 Mar 20.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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July 2014

Control of in vivo mineral bone cement degradation.

Acta Biomater 2014 Jul 24;10(7):3279-87. Epub 2014 Apr 24.

Department for Functional Materials in Medicine and Dentistry, University of Würzburg, Pleicherwall 2, D-97070 Würzburg, Germany. Electronic address:

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July 2014

Complement C3 and C5 deficiency affects fracture healing.

PLoS One 2013 18;8(11):e81341. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

Department of Traumatology, Hand-, Plastic-, and Reconstructive Surgery, Center of Surgery, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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June 2014

Demineralization after balloon kyphoplasty with calcium phosphate cement: a histological evaluation in ten patients.

Eur Spine J 2014 Jun 25;23(6):1361-8. Epub 2014 Feb 25.

Department of Traumatology, Medical University Graz (MUG), Auenbruggerplatz 5, 8036, Graz, Austria.

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June 2014

Finite element modeling of soft tissues: material models, tissue interaction and challenges.

Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 2014 Apr 23;29(4):363-72. Epub 2014 Jan 23.

IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy.

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April 2014

Differences of bone healing in metaphyseal defect fractures between osteoporotic and physiological bone in rats.

Injury 2014 Mar 31;45(3):487-93. Epub 2013 Oct 31.

Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Giessen-Marburg, Giessen, Germany; Laboratory of Experimental Trauma Surgery, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany. Electronic address:

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March 2014

Bone matrix, cellularity, and structural changes in a rat model with high-turnover osteoporosis induced by combined ovariectomy and a multiple-deficient diet.

Am J Pathol 2014 Mar 31;184(3):765-77. Epub 2013 Dec 31.

Laboratory of Experimental Trauma Surgery, Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany; Department of Trauma Surgery, University Hospital of Giessen-Marburg, Giessen, Germany. Electronic address:

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March 2014

Preliminary investigations on intradiscal pressures during daily activities: an in vivo study using the merino sheep.

PLoS One 2013 24;8(7):e69610. Epub 2013 Jul 24.

Institute of Orthopedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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February 2014

New perspectives on vitamin D food fortification based on a modeling of 25(OH)D concentrations.

Nutr J 2013 Nov 21;12(1):151. Epub 2013 Nov 21.

Department of Osteology and Biomechanics, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Martinistraße 52, D-20246 Hamburg, Germany.

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November 2013

Prediction of fracture healing under axial loading, shear loading and bending is possible using distortional and dilatational strains as determining mechanical stimuli.

J R Soc Interface 2013 Sep 3;10(86):20130389. Epub 2013 Jul 3.

Institute of Orthopaedic Research and Biomechanics, Center of Musculoskeletal Research Ulm, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany.

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September 2013