1. Fischer, B., Kurz, S.; Höch, A.; Schleifenbaum, S.Evaluating the influence of different sample preparation on the mechanical properties of human iliotibial tract, in: Scientific Reports, 10, 14836.

  2. Gutmann, S.; Winkler, D.; Müller, M.; Möbius, R.; Fischer, J.-P.; Böttcher, P.; Kiefer, I.; Grunert, R.; Flegel, T.; Accuracy of a magnetic resonance imaging-based 3D printed stereotactic brain biopsy device in dogs, in: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 34/2, S. 844-854.

  3. Pelliccia, L.; Lorenz, M.; Heyde, C.-E.; Kaluschke, M.; Klimant, P.; Knopp, S.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Rotsch, C.; Weller, R.; Werner, M.; Zachmann, G.; Zajonz, D.; Hammer, N.; A cadaver-based biomechanical model of acetabulum reaming for surgical virtual reality training simulators, in: Scientific Reports, 10, 14545.

  4. Pfeifle, C.; Edel, M.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Kühnapfel, A.; Heyde, C.-E.; The reliability of a restraint sensor system for the computer-supported detection of spinal stabilizing muscle deficiencies, in: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 21, S. 597-605.

  5. Spiegl, U.; Weidling, M.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Reinhardt, M.; Heyde, C.-E.; Comparison of long segmental dorsal stabilization with complete versus restricted pedicle screw cement augmentation in unstable osteoporotic midthoracic vertebral body fractures: A biomechanical study, in: World Neurosurgery.

  6. Theopold, J; Schleifenbaum, S.; Georgi, A.; Schmidt, M.; Henkelmann, R.; Osterhoff, G.; Hepp, P.; The single-suture technique for anterior cruciate ligament graft preparation provides similar stability as a three-suture technique: A biomechanical in vitro study in a porcine model, in: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 140, S. 511-516.

  7. Weidling, M.; Oefner, C.; Schoenfelder, S.; Heyde, C.-E.; A novel parameter for the prediction of pedicle screw fixation in cancellous bone - A biomechanical study on synthetic foam, in: Medical Engineering and Physics, 79, S. 44-51.

  8. Wendler, T.; Heilemann, M.; Grunert, R.; Möbius, R.; Schmidt, M.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Prietzel, T.; Improvements to a method for determining leg length following total hip arthroplasty, in: Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 44/2, S. 69-75.

  9. Zajonz, D.; Daikos, A.; Prager, F.; Edel, M.; Möbius, R.; Fakler, J. K. M.; Roth, A.; Ghanem, M.; Significance of nutritional status in the development of periprosthetic infections: A retrospective analysis of 194 patients, in: Der Orthopäde.

  10. Zajonz, D.; Pönick, C.; Edel, M.; Möbius, R.; Pfeifle, C.; Prietzel, T.; Roth, A.; Fakler, J. K. M.; Results after surgical treatment of periprosthetic proximal femoral fractures - Osteosynthesis with prosthesis preservation vs. prosthesis change, in: GMS Interdisciplinary Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery DGPW, 9.

  11. Zajonz, D.; Zimmerlich, B.; Möbius, R.; Edel, M.; Przbyl, J.; Höch, A.; Fakler, J. K. M.; Roth, A.; Ghanem, M.; Knee arthrodesis as last resort for persistent knee joint infections, in: Der Orthopäde.


  1. Brückner, C.; Straube, E.; Petersen, I.; Sachse, S.; Keller, P.; Layher, F.; Matziolis, G.; Spiegl, U.; Zajonz, D.; Edel, M.; Roth, A.; Low-grade infections as a possible cause of arthrofibrosis after total knee arthroplasty, in: Patient Safety in Surgery, 13/1, S. 1-9.

  2. Hammer, N.; Scholze, M.; Kibsgård, T.; Klima, S.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Seidel, T.; Werner, M.; Grunert, R.; Physiological in vitro sacroiliac joint motion: A study on three-dimensional posterior pelvic ring kinematics, in: Journal of Anatomy, 234/3, S. 346-358.

  3. Oefner, C.; Heyde, C.-E.; Schoenfelder, S.; Determination of the cyclic fatigue behavior of thoracolumbar pedicle screw anchorage from a biomechanical point of view – A finite element analysis, in: European Spine Journal, 28/11, S. 2716-2717.

  4. Struck, M. F.; Friedrich, L.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Kirsten, H.; Schummer, W.; Winkler, B. E.; Effectiveness of different central venous catheter fixation suture techniques: An in vitro crossover study, in: PLoS One, 14/9.

  5. Theopold, J.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Georgi, A.; Schmidt, M.; Henkelmann, R.; Osterhoff, G.; Hepp, P.; Fadensparende modifizierte Armierungstechnik für Kreuzbandtransplantate, in: Arthroskopie, 32/1, S. 57-61.

  6. Theopold, J.; Schöbel, T.; Fischer, J.-P.; Löffler, S.; Osterhoff, G.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Hepp, P.; Acromioclavicular joint reconstruction: an additional acromioclavicular cerclage does not improve horizontal stability in double coraco-clavicular tunnel technique, in: Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 27, S. 3827-3834.

  7. Weidling, M.; Voigt, C.; Wendler, T.; Heilemann, M.; Werner, M.; Jarvers, J.-S., Heyde, C.-E.; Kinematics of the lumbo–pelvic complex under different loading conditions, in: Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering, 5/1, S. 347–350.

  8. Zajonz, D.; Lang, N., Pönick, C.; Edel, M.; Möbius, R.; Busse, H.; Josten, C.; Roth, A.; Fakler, J. K. M.; The impact of polyethylene abrasion on the occurence of periprosthetic proximal femoral fractures in patients with total hip arthroplasty, in: European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery.

  9. Zwirner, J.; Babian, C.; Ondruschka, B.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Scholze, M.; Waddell, N. J.; Hammer, N.; Tensile properties of the human iliotibial tract depend on height and weight, in: Medical Engineering & Physics, 69, S. 85-91.


  1. Grunert, R.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Möbius, R.; Kopper, M.; Rotsch, C.; Drossel, W.-G.; Hammer, N.; Prietzel, T.; Novel concept for a modular hip implant could contribute to less implant failure in THA: A hypothesis, in: Patient Safety in Surgery, 12, S. 1-5.

  2. Jurkutat, J.; Zajonz, D.; Sommer, G.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Möbius, R.; Grunert, R.; Hammer, N.; Prietzel, T.; The impact of capsular repair on the risk for dislocation after revision total hip arthroplasty - A retrospective cohort-study of 259 cases, in: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 19, S. 314-323.

  3. Schmidt, M.; Prietzel, T.; Wendler, T.; Möbius, R.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Hammer, N.; Grunert, R.; Verification of a novel measuring method for determining pre- and postoperative leg length in the context of total hip arthroplasty - a technical feasibility study, in: Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 42/8, S. 599-594.

  4. Theopold, J.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Müller, M.; Werner, M.; Hammer, N.; Josten, C.; Hepp, P.Biomechanical evaluation of hybrid double plate osteosynthesis using a locking plate and an inverted third tubular plate for the treatment of proximal humeral fractures, in: PLoS One, 13/10.

  5. Zajonz, D.; Fakler, J. K. M.; von Dercks, N.; Brand, A. G.; Edel, M.; Josten, C.; Roth, A.; Matched-Pair-Analyse von patientenspezifischen mit konventionellen Implantaten. 1-Jahres-Ergebnisse nach bikondylärem Oberflächenersatz am Knie, in: chirurgische praxis, 84/3, S. 446-456.

  6. Zajonz, D.; Prager, F.; Edel, M.; Möbius, R.; Daikos, A.; Fakler, J. K. M.; Josten, C., Kratzsch, J.; Roth, A.; The significance of the vitamin D metabolism in the development of periprosthetic infections after THA and TKA: A prospective matched-pair analysis of 240 patients, in: Clinical Interventions in Aging, 13, S. 1429-1435.


  1. Arndt, C.; Görgner, A.; Klöhn, C.; Scholz, R.; Voigt, C.; Shear stress and von Mises stress distributions in the periphery of an embedded acetabular cup implant during impingement, in: Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik, 62/3, S. 279-288.

  2. Fakler, J. K. M.; Pönick, C.; Edel, M.; Möbius, R.; Brand, A. G.;  Roth, A.; Josten, C.; Zajonz, D.; A new classification of TKA periprosthetic femur fractures considering the implant type, in: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 18, S. 490-497.

  3. Grunert, R.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Möbius, R.; Sommer, G.; Zajonz, D.; Hammer, N.; Prietzel, T.; Sind höhere Preise für größere Kopfdurchmesser in der Hüftendoprothetik medizinökonomisch vetretbar? Eine Analyse der Kosten und Effekte in Deutschland, in: Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, 155/1, S. 52-60.

  4. Grunert, R.; Wagner, M.; Rotsch, C.; Essig, H.; Posern, S.; Pabst, F.; Drossel, W.-G.; Lichtenstein, J.; Concept of patient-specific shape memory implants fot the treatment of orbital floor fractures, in: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 21/2, S. 179-185.

  5. Höch, A.; Schimpf, R.; Hammer, N.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Werner, M.; Josten, C.; Böhme, J.; Biomechanical analysis of stiffness and fracture displacement after using PMMA-augmented sacroiliac screw fixation for sacrum fractures, in: Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik, 62/4, S. 421-428.

  6. Kurz, S.; Fischer, B.; Böhme, J.; Biomechanik des Beckens, in: Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie up2date, 12/1, S. 27–44.

  7. Kurz, S.; Pieroh, P.; Lenk, M.; Josten, C.; Böhme, J.; Three-dimensional reduction and finite element analysis improves the treatment of pelvic malunion reconstructive surgery: A case report, in: Medicine (Baltimore), 96, S. 42-48.

  8. Planitzer, U.; Hammer, N.; Bechmann, I.; Glätzner, J.; Löffler, S.; Möbius, R.; Tillmann, B. N.; Weise, D.; Winkler, D.; Positional Relations of the Cervical Vagus Nerve Revisited, in: Neuromodulation, 20/4, S. 361-368.

  9. Zajonz, D.; Fakler, J. K. M.; Dahse, A.-J.; Zhao, F. J.; Edel, M.; Josten, C., Roth, A.; Evaluation of a multimodal pain therapy concept for chronic pain after total knee arthroplasty: A pilot study in 21 patients, in: Patient Safety in Surgery, 11, S. 22-31.

  10. Zwirner, J.; Möbius, D.; Bechmann, I.; Arendt, T.; Hoffmann, K.-T.; Jäger, C.; Lobsien, D.; Möbius, R.; Planitzer, U.; Winkler, D.; Morawski, M.; Hammer, N.; Subthalamic nucleus volumes are highly consistent but decrease age-dependently - A combined magnetic resonance imaging and stereology approach in humans, in: Human Brain Mapping, 38/2, S. 909-922.


  1. Grunert, R.; Lichtenstein, J.; Preßler, N.; Geßner, M.; Rotsch, C.; Wagner, M.; Posern, S.; Pabst, F.; Drossel, W.-G.; Development of patient-specific orbital floor implants made of shape memory alloys, in: Procedia CIRP - The Second CIRP Conference on Biomanufacturing, 49, S. 143–146.

  2. Möbius, R.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Grunert, R.; Löffler, S.; Werner, M.; Prietzel, T.; Hammer, N.; A pilot trial comparing the tear-out behavior in screw-sockets and cemented polyethylene acetabular components - A cadaveric study, in: Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research, 102/6, S. 723–728.

  3. Schleifenbaum, S.; Prietzel, T.; Aust, G.; Boldt, A.; Fritsch, S.; Keil, I.; Koch, H.; Möbius, R.; Scheidt, H. A.; Wagner, M. F.; Hammer, N.; Acellularization-induced changes in tensile properties are organ specific - An in-vitro mechanical and structural analysis of porcine soft tissues, in: PLoS One, 11/3.

  4. Schleifenbaum, S.; Prietzel, T.; Hädrich, C.; Möbius, R.; Sichting, F.; Hammer, N.; Tensile properties of the hip joint ligaments are largely variable and age-dependent - An in-vitro analysis in an age range of 14-93 years, in: Journal of Biomechanics, 49/14, S. 3437-3443.

  5. Schleifenbaum, S.; Schmidt, M.; Möbius, R.; Wolfskämpf, T.; Schröder, C.; Grunert, R.; Hammer, N.; Prietzel, T.; Load and failure behavior of human muscle samples in the context of proximal femur replacement, in: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 17, S. 149-155.

  6. Voigt, C.; Schaller, A.; Klöhn, C.; Scholz, R.; Effects of various anchoring components and loading conditions on primary stability of acetabular revision implant, in: Hip International, 26/6, S. 591-597.


  1. Hammer, N.; Glätzner, J.; Feja, C.; Kühne, C.; Meixensberger, J.; Planitzer, U.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Tillmann, B. N.; Winkler, D.; Human vagus nerve branching in the cervical region, in: PLoS One, 10/2.

  2. Hammer, N.; Hepp, P.; Löffler, S.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Steinke, H.; Klima, S.; Teaching surgical exposures to undergraduate medical students: An integration concept for anatomical and surgical education, in: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, 135/6, S. 795–803.

  3. Hammer, N.; Möbius, R.; Gries, A.; Hossfeld, B.; Bechmann, I.; Bernhard, M.; Comparison of the fluid resuscitation rate with and without external pressure using two intraosseous infusion systems for adult emergencies, the CITRIN (Comparison of InTRaosseous infusion systems in emergency medicINe)-Study, in: PLoS One, 10/12.

  4. Hammer, N.; Möbius, R.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Hammer, K.-H.; Klima, S.; Lange, J. S.; Soisson, O.; Winkler, D.; Milani, T. L.; Pelvic belt effects on health outcomes and functional parameters of patients with sacroiliac joint pain, in: PLoS One, 10/8 & 10.

  5. Pieroh, P.; Nolte, A.; Kurz, S.; Schreiber, D.; Josten, C.; Böhme, J.; Modellierung, Randbedingungen und resultierende Veränderungen der Bandbeanspruchung und Stresszonen an Implantaten, in: Computer Aided Medical Engineering, 6, S. 6-10.

  6. Zajonz, D.; Philipp, H.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Möbius, R.; Hammer, N.; Grunert, R.; Prietzel, T.; Größere Köpfe kompensieren erhöhte Hüft-TEP-Luxationsgefahr bei Hochrisikopatienten, in: Der Orthopäde, 44/5, S. 381-391.



Publikationen an Institutionen aus deren Mitgliedern das ZESBO hervorging


  1. Böhme, J.; Lingslebe, U.; Steinke, H.; Werner, M.; Slowik, V.; Josten, C.; Hammer, N.; The extent of ligament injury and its influence on pelvic stability following type II anteroposterior compression pelvic injuries - A computer study to gain insight into open book trauma, in: Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 32/7, S. 873–879.

  2. Hammer, N.; Voigt, C.; Werner, M.; Hoffmann, F.; Bente, K.; Kunze, H.; Scholz, R.; Steinke, H.; Ethanol and formaldehyde fixation irreversibly alter bones' organic matrix, in: Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 29, S. 252–258.

  3. Prietzel, T.; Hammer, N.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Adler, D.; Pretzsch, M.; Köhler, L.; Petermann, M.; Farag, M.; Panzert, S.; Bauer, S.; von Salis-Soglio, G.; The impact of capsular repair on the dislocation rate after primary total hip arthroplasty: A retrospective analysis of 1972 cases, in: Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, 152/2, S. 130–143.

  4. Prietzel, T.; Hammer, N.; Schleifenbaum, S.; Kassebaum, E.; Farag, M.; von Salis-Soglio, G.; On the permanent hip-stabilizing effect of atmospheric pressure, in: Journal of Biomechanics, 47/11, S. 2660–2665.

  5. Steinke, H.; Hammer, N.; Lingslebe, U.; Hoch, A.; Klink, T.; Böhme, J.; Ligament-induced sacral fractures of the pelvis are possible, in: Clinical Anatomy, 27/5, S. 770–777.


  1. Ernstberger, M.; Boeswetter, P.; Baselt, T.; Ebert, F.; Basan, F.; Steinke, H.; Hammer, N.; Grunert, R.; Hartmann, P.; Spectrophotometric measurements of human tissues for the detection of subjacent blood vessels in an endonasal endoscopic surgical approach, in: Journal of Biophotonics, 6/4, S. 310–313.

  2. Hammer, N.; Steinke, H.; Lingslebe, U.; Bechmann, I.; Josten, C.; Slowik, V.; Böhme, J.; Ligamentous influence in pelvic load distribution, in: The Spine Journal, 13/10, S. 1321–1330.

  3. Kluess, D.; Hurschler, C.; Voigt, C.; Hölzer, A.; Stoffel, M.; Einsatzgebiete der numerischen Simulation in der muskuloskelettalen Forschung und ihre Bedeutung für die Orthopädische Chirurgie, in: Der Orthopäde, 42/4, S. 220–231.

  4. Scholz, R.; Hoffmann, F.; von Sachsen, S.; Drossel, W.-G.; Klöhn, C.; Voigt, C.; Validation of density–elasticity relationships for finite element modeling of human pelvic bone by modal analysis, in: Journal of Biomechanics, 46/15, S. 2667–2673.


  1. Arndt, C.; Voigt, C.; Steinke, H.; von Salis-Soglio, G.; Scholz, R.; Experimental evidence of impingement induced strains at the interface and the periphery of an embedded acetabular cup implant, in: Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 134/1.

  2. Kunze, M.; Fischer, M.; Voigt, C.; Scholz, R.; Strauss, G.; Comparison of multi-body simulations and EMG measurements on the M. deltoideus acromialis, in: Computer Aided Medical Engineering, 3, S. 12–17.

  3. Kunze, M.; Schaller, A.; Steinke, H.; Scholz, R.; Voigt, C.; Combined multi-body and finite element investigation of the effect of the seat height on acetabular implant stability during the activity of getting up, in: Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 105/2, S. 175–182.

  4. Kürtül, I.; Hammer, N.; Rabi, S.; Saito, T.; Böhme, J.; Steinke, H.; Oblique sectional planes of block plastinates eased by Sac Plastination, in: Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger, 194/4, S. 404–406.

  5. Schaller, A.; Voigt, C.; Huempfner-Hierl, H.; Hemprich, A.; Hierl, T.; Transient finite element analysis of a traumatic fracture of the zygomatic bone caused by a head collision, in: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 41/1, S. 66–73.

  6. Steinke, H.; Lingslebe, U.; Böhme, J.; Slowik, V.; Shim, V.; Hadrich, C.; Hammer, N.; Deformation behavior of the iliotibial tract under different states of fixation, in: Medical Engineering & Physics, 34/9, S. 1221–1227.


  1. Böhme, J.; Steinke, H.; Huelse, R.; Hammer, N.; Klink, T.; Slowik, V.; Josten, C.; Komplexe ligamentäre Instabilitäten nach "open book"-Verletzungen des Beckenrings - Finite-Elemente-Computersimulation und Bruchversuch, in: Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, 149/1, S. 83–89.

  2. Neugebauer, R.; Werner, M.; Voigt, C.; Steinke, H.; Scholz, R.; Scherer, S.; Quickert, M.; Experimental modal analysis on fresh-frozen human hemipelvic bones employing a 3D laser vibrometer for the purpose of modal parameter identification, in: Journal of Biomechanics, 44/8, S. 1610–1613.


  1. Hammer, N.; Steinke, H.; Böhme, J.; Stadler, J.; Josten, C.; Spanel-Borowski, K.; Description of the iliolumbar ligament for computer-assisted reconstruction, in: Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger, 192/3, S. 162–167.

  2. Prietzel, T.; Drummer, N.; Farag, M.; Richter, K.-W.; von Salis-Soglio, G.; Die Bedeutung des Labrum acetabulare für die Hüftstabilität - Eine experimentelle Studie, in: Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, 148/4, S. 436–442.

  3. Steinke, H.; Hammer, N.; Slowik, V.; Stadler, J.; Josten, C.; Böhme, J.; Spanel-Borowski, K.; Novel insights into the sacroiliac joint ligaments, in: Spine, 35/3, S. 257–263.


  1. Hammer, N.; Steinke, H.; Slowik, V.; Josten, C.; Stadler, J.; Böhme, J.; Spanel-Borowski, K.; The sacrotuberous and the sacrospinous ligament - A virtual reconstruction, in: Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger, 191/4, S. 417–425.


  1. Prietzel, T.; Drummer, N.; Pilz, D.; Richter, K.-W.; von Salis-Soglio, G.; Die Weber'schen Versuche zur hüftstabilisierenden Wirkung des atmosphärischen Druckes - Ein historischer und experimenteller Rückblick, in: Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, 146/5, S. 644–650.


  1. Prietzel, T.; Richter, K.-W.; Pilz, D.; von Salis-Soglio, G.; Die stabilisierende Wirkung des atmosphärischen Druckes auf das Hüftgelenk bei Einwirkung einer Zugkraft - Eine experimentelle Studie, in: Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie, 145/4, S. 468–475.
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