Department for
Plastic Surgery
and Hand Surgery
Department for Plastic Surgery
and Hand Surgery
Director: Univ.-Prof. Dr. H.-G. Machens
Tel: +49 89 414 021 71

Publications of the Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery


Exosomes from human adipose-derived stem cells promote sciatic nerve regeneration via optimizing Schwann cell function.
J Cell Physiol. 2019 Dec;234(12):23097-23110. doi: 10.1002/jcp.28873. Epub 2019 May 23.
Chen J, Ren S, Duscher D, Kang Y, Liu Y, Wang C, Yuan M, Guo G, Xiong H, Zhan P, Wang Y, Machens HG, Chen Z.


Re-motion total wrist arthroplasty: 39 non-rheumatoid cases with a mean follow-up of 7 years.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Nov;44(9):946-950. doi: 10.1177/1753193419866117. Epub 2019 Aug 12.
Froschauer SM, Zaussinger M, Hager D, Behawy M, Kwasny O, Duscher D.


Analysis of recurrence and complications after percutaneous needle fasciotomy in Dupuytren's disease.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2019 Oct;139(10):1471-1477. doi: 10.1007/s00402-019-03247-y. Epub 2019 Jul 31.
Moog P, Buchner L, Cerny MK, Schmauss D, Megerle K, Erne H.


Macrophage Transplantation Fails to Improve Repair of Critical-Sized Calvarial Defects.
J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Oct 10. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000005797. [Epub ahead of print]
Borrelli MR, Hu MS, Hong WX, Oliver JD, Duscher D, Longaker MT, Lorenz HP.


Differentiated human adipose-derived stromal cells exhibit the phenotypic and functional characteristics of mature Schwann cells through a modified approach.
Cytotherapy. 2019 Sep;21(9):987-1003. doi: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2019.04.061. Epub 2019 Jul 25.
Kang Y, Liu Y, Liu Z, Ren S, Xiong H, Chen J, Duscher D, Machens HG, Liu W, Guo G, Zhan P, Chen H, Chen Z.


Adipose Stem Cells from Lipedema and Control Adipose Tissue Respond Differently to Adipogenic Stimulation In Vitro.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Sep;144(3):623-632. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005918.
Bauer AT, von Lukowicz D, Lossagk K, Hopfner U, Kirsch M, Moog P, Bauer H, Machens HG, Schmauss D.


Microarray analyses of lncRNAs and mRNAs expression profiling associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy in rats.
J Cell Biochem. 2019 Sep;120(9):15347-15359. doi: 10.1002/jcb.28802. Epub 2019 Apr 26.
Guo G, Ren S, Kang Y, Liu Y, Duscher D, Machens HG, Chen Z.


Elektra prosthesis versus resection-suspension arthroplasty for thumb carpometacarpal osteoarthritis: a long-term cohort study.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Sep 11:1753193419873230. doi: 10.1177/1753193419873230. [Epub ahead of print]
Froschauer SM, Holzbauer M, Hager D, Schnelzer R, Kwasny O, Duscher D.


Quality of life following aesthetic liposuction: A prospective outcome study.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2019 Aug;72(8):1363-1372. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2019.04.008. Epub 2019 Apr 19.
Papadopulos NA, Kolassa MJ, Henrich G, Herschbach P, Kovacs L, Machens HG, Klöppel M.


Social Media Marketing: What Do Prospective Patients Want to See?
Aesthet Surg J. 2019 Jul 30. pii: sjz204. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjz204. [Epub ahead of print]
Klietz ML, Kaiser HW, Machens HG, Aitzetmüller MM.


Emergency room as primary point of access in the German healthcare system : Objective evaluation and interview of motivation for ER entrance of 235 ER patients in a German hospital.
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2019 Jun 17. doi: 10.1007/s00068-019-01173-7. [Epub ahead of print]
Pförringer D, Pflüger P, Waehlert L, Beivers A, Seidl F, Duscher D, Obermeier A, Kanz KG, Braun KF, Edenharter G.


[Immediate finger soft tissue reconstruction with a free neurovascular dorsoradial artery perforator flap (DRAP): reliable supermicrosurgery?]
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2019 Jun;51(3):205-206. doi: 10.1055/a-0900-4104. Epub 2019 Jun 5. German. No abstract available.
Kwak MS, Bauer AT, Machens HG.


Four-corner fusion: Comparing outcomes of conventional K-wire-, locking plate-, and retrograde headless compression screw fixations.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2019 Jun;72(6):909-917. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2018.12.033. Epub 2018 Dec 15.
Erne HC, Broer PN, Weiss F, Loew S, Cerny MK, Schmauss D, Ehrl DC.


The Impact of Harvesting Systems and Donor Characteristics on Viability of Nucleated Cells in Adipose Tissue: A First Step Towards a Manufacturing Process.
J Craniofac Surg. 2019 May/Jun;30(3):716-720. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000005310.
Papadopulos NA, Wigand S, Kuntz N, Piringer M, Machens HG, Klüter H, Bieback K, Karagianni M.


[Lympho-reconstructive microsurgery for secondary lymphedema: Consensus of the German-Speaking Society for Microsurgery of Peripheral Nerves and Vessels (DAM) on indication, diagnostic and therapy by lymphovenous anastomosis (LVA) and vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT)].
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2019 May 8. doi: 10.1055/a-0874-2212. [Epub ahead of print] German.
Hirche C, Engel H, Seidenstuecker K, Taeger C, Machens HG, Frick A, Harder Y.


In Vitro Characterization of Hypoxia Preconditioned Serum (HPS)-Fibrin Hydrogels: Basis for an Injectable Biomimetic Tissue Regeneration Therapy.
J Funct Biomater. 2019 May 13;10(2). pii: E22. doi: 10.3390/jfb10020022.
Hadjipanayi E, Moog P, Bekeran S, Kirchhoff K, Berezhnoi A, Aguirre J, Bauer AT, Kükrek H, Schmauss D, Hopfner U, Isenburg S, Ntziachristos V, Ninkovic M, Machens HG, Schilling AF, Dornseifer U.


[The Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Plastic Surgery - A Systematic Review of Screening Methods].
Laryngorhinootologie. 2019 May;98(5):325-332. doi: 10.1055/a-0834-4202. Epub 2019 Oct 16. German.
Houschyar KS, Philipps HM, Duscher D, Rein S, Weissenberg K, Nietzschmann I, Maan ZN, Pyles MN, Siemers F.


Aesthetic abdominoplasty has a positive impact on quality of life prospectively.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2019 May;72(5):813-820. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2018.12.020. Epub 2018 Dec 17.
Papadopulos NA, Meier AC, Henrich G, Herschbach P, Kovacs L, Machens HG, Klöppel M.


Long-term pre- and postconditioning with low doses of erythropoietin protects critically perfused musculocutaneous tissue from necrosis.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2019 Apr;72(4):590-599. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2019.01.003. Epub 2019 Jan 9.
Schmauss D, Weinzierl A, Weiss F, Egaña JT, Rezaeian F, Hopfner U, Schmauss V, Machens HG, Harder Y.


[Antibiotic treatment of infections in burn patients - a systematic review].
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2019 Apr;51(2):111-118. doi: 10.1055/a-0802-8882. Epub 2019 Feb 14. German.
Houschyar KS, Tapking C, Duscher D, Wallner C, Sogorski A, Rein S, Pförringer D, Reumuth G, Weissenberg K, Grieb G, Branski LK, Siemers F, Behr B, Lehnhardt M.


Reply: Seasonal Impact on Surgical-Site Infections in Body Contouring Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study of 602 Patients over a Period of 6 Years.
Duscher D, Zaussinger M, Wenny R, Huemer GM.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Apr;143(4):891e-892e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005462. No abstract available.


Comparison of Energy-Based Tissue Dissection Techniques in Abdominoplasty: A Randomized, Open-Label Study Including Economic Aspects.
Aesthet Surg J. 2019 Apr 8;39(5):536-543. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjy177.
Duscher D, Aitzetmüller MM, Shan JJ, Wenny R, Brett EA, Staud CJ, Kiesl D, Huemer GM.


The Effect of Blepharoplasty on Our Patient's Quality of Life, Emotional Stability, and Self-Esteem.
J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Mar/Apr;30(2):377-383. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000005057.
Papadopulos NA, Hodbod M, Henrich G, Kovacs L, Papadopoulos O, Herschbach P, Machens HG.


Age-Related Differences for Male-to-Female Transgender Patients Undergoing Gender-Affirming Surgery.
Sex Med. 2019 Mar;7(1):86-93. doi: 10.1016/j.esxm.2018.11.005. Epub 2019 Jan 9.
Zavlin D, Wassersug RJ, Chegireddy V, Schaff J, Papadopulos NA.


Five Years Experience With Meek Grafting in the Management of Extensive Burns in an Adult Burn Center.
Plast Surg (Oakv). 2019 Feb;27(1):44-48. doi: 10.1177/2292550318800331. Epub 2018 Nov 21.
Houschyar KS, Tapking C, Nietzschmann I, Rein S, Weissenberg K, Chelliah MP, Duscher D, Maan ZN, Philipps HM, Sheckter CC, Reichelt B, Branski LK, Siemers F.


RESPONSE: A simple way to reduce surgical-site infections in body contouring surgery.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Feb 1. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005462. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.
Duscher D, Zaussinger M, Wenny R, Huemer GM.


Microvesicles from human adipose stem cells promote wound healing by optimizing cellular functions via AKT and ERK signaling pathways.
Stem Cell Res Ther. 2019 Jan 31;10(1):47. doi: 10.1186/s13287-019-1152-x.
Ren S, Chen J, Duscher D, Liu Y, Guo G, Kang Y, Xiong H, Zhan P, Wang Y, Wang C, Machens HG, Chen Z.


Comments on "Preliminary 3-Year Evaluation of Experience With SilkSurface and VelvetSurface Motiva Silicone Breast Implants: A Single-Center Experience With 5813 Consecutive Breast Augmentation Cases".
Aesthet Surg J. 2019 Jan 17;39(2):NP18-NP19. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjy203. No abstract available.
Duscher D, Aitzetmüller MM, Wenny R, Huemer GM.


Anatomical Characteristics of the Perpendicular Plate of the Ethmoid: An Analysis of Paranasal Sinus Computed Tomography via Three-Dimensional Reconstruction.
J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Jan 10. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000005149. [Epub ahead of print]
Yang X, Li D, Xue H, Du S, Yang X, Wang J, An Y, Duscher D.


Age-Related Differences for Male-to-Female Transgender Patients Undergoing Gender-Affirming Surgery.
Sex Med. 2019 Jan 9. pii: S2050-1161(18)30115-6. doi: 10.1016/j.esxm.2018.11.005. [Epub ahead of print]
Zavlin D, Wassersug RJ, Chegireddy V, Schaff J, Papadopulos NA.


Wnt Pathway in Bone Repair and Regeneration - What Do We Know So Far.
Front Cell Dev Biol. 2019 Jan 7;6:170. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2018.00170. eCollection 2018. Review.
Houschyar KS, Tapking C, Borrelli MR, Popp D, Duscher D, Maan ZN, Chelliah MP, Li J, Harati K, Wallner C, Rein S, Pförringer D, Reumuth G, Grieb G, Mouraret S, Dadras M, Wagner JM, Cha JY, Siemers F, Lehnhardt M, Behr B.


Reply: Motiva Ergonomix Round SilkSurface Silicone Breast Implants: The Tale of Goldilocks: Never Be Afraid of Exploring Unknown Territory.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jan;143(1):240e-241e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005147. No abstract available.
Huemer GM, Wenny R, Aitzetmüller MM, Duscher D.


In Vitro and In Vivo Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Adipose-Derived Stromal Cells.
Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1891:9-18. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8904-1_2.
Marshall CD, Brett EA, Moore AL, Wan DC, Longaker MT.


Breast cancer recurrence after reconstruction: know thine enemy.
Oncotarget. 2018 Jun 12;9(45):27895-27906. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.25602. eCollection 2018 Jun 12. Review.
Brett EA, Aitzetmüller MM, Sauter MA, Huemer GM, Machens HG, Duscher D.


Total Endoprosthesis Versus Lundborg´s Resection Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Trapeziometacarpal Joint Osteoarthritis.
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2018 Apr 4;6(4):e1737. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001737. eCollection 2018 Apr.
Erne H, Scheiber C, Schmauss D, Loew S, Cerny M, Ehrl D, Schmauss V, Machens HG, Muhl P.


The lateral intercostal artery perforator as an alternative donor vessel for free vascularized lymph node transplantation.
Arch Plast Surg. 2018 May;45(3):275-279. doi: 10.5999/aps.2017.01354. Epub 2018 May 15.
Kwak MD, Machens HG.


[Comparison of the regenerative cytokine profile of adipose-derived stromal cells (ASCs) harvested via abdominoplasty, suction-assisted liposuction (SAL) and ultrasound-assisted liposuction (UAL)].
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2018 Apr;50(2):74-82. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-118596. Epub 2018 Apr 19. German.
Aitzetmüller MM, Machens HG, Schilling AF, Duscher D.


Advanced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: A retrospective analysis of patient profiles and treatment patterns-Results of a non-interventional study of the DeCOG.
Eur J Cancer. 2018 Jun;96:34-43. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2018.01.075. Epub 2018 Apr 14.
Hillen U, Leiter U, Haase S, Kaufmann R, Becker J, Gutzmer R, Terheyden P, Krause-Bergmann A, Schulze HJ, Hassel J, Lahner N, Wollina U, Ziller F, Utikal J, Hafner C, Ulrich J, Machens HG, Weishaupt C, Hauschild A, Mohr P, Pföhler C, Maurer J, Wolff P, Windemuth-Kieselbach C, Schadendorf D, Livingstone E; Dermatologic Cooperative Oncology Group (DeCOG).


Skin Rejuvenation through HIF-1α Modulation.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Apr;141(4):600e-607e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004256.
Pagani A, Aitzetmüller MM, Brett EA, König V, Wenny R, Thor D, Radtke C, Huemer GM, Machens HG, Duscher D.


Male-to-Female Sex Reassignment Surgery using the Combined Vaginoplasty Technique: Satisfaction of Transgender Patients with Aesthetic, Functional, and Sexual Outcomes.
Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2018 Feb;42(1):178-187. doi: 10.1007/s00266-017-1003-z. Epub 2017 Nov 3.
Zavlin D, Schaff J, Lellé JD, Jubbal KT, Herschbach P, Henrich G, Ehrenberger B, Kovacs L, Machens HG, Papadopulos NA.


Seasonal Impact on Surgical Site Infections in Body Contouring Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study of 602 Patients Over a Period of 6 Years.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jun 5. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004677. [Epub ahead of print]
Duscher D, Kiesl D, Aitzetmueller MM, Wenny R, Schableger K, Staud CJ, Pollhammer M, Shamiyeh A, Huemer GM.


Motiva Ergonomix Round SilkSurface Silicone Breast Implants: Outcome Analysis of 100 Primary Breast Augmentations over 3 Years and Technical Considerations.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jun;141(6):831e-842e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004367.
Huemer GM, Wenny R, Aitzetmüller MM, Duscher D.


Controlled Delivery of a Focal Adhesion Kinase Inhibitor Results in Accelerated Wound Closure with Decreased Scar Formation.
J Invest Dermatol. 2018 May 15. pii: S0022-202X(18)31972-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.04.034. [Epub ahead of print]
Ma K, Kwon SH, Padmanabhan J, Duscher D, Trotsyuk AA, Dong Y, Inayathullah M, Rajadas J, Gurtner GC.


Role of Wnt signaling during inflammation and sepsis: A review of the literature.
Int J Artif Organs. 2018 May;41(5):247-253. doi: 10.1177/0391398818762357. Epub 2018 Mar 21.
Houschyar KS, Chelliah MP, Rein S, Maan ZN, Weissenberg K, Duscher D, Branski LK, Siemers F.


An Improved Humanized Mouse Model for Excisional Wound Healing Using Double Transgenic Mice.
Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2018 Jan 1;7(1):11-17. doi: 10.1089/wound.2017.0772.
Hu MS, Cheng J, Borrelli MR, Leavitt T, Walmsley GG, Zielins ER, Hong WX, Cheung ATM, Duscher D, Maan ZN, Irizarry DM, Stephan B, Parsa FD, Wan DC, Gurtner GC, Lorenz HP, Longaker MT.


[Management of severe sepsis using a Cytokin-adsorber].
Unfallchirurg. 2018 Feb;121(2):174-178. doi: 10.1007/s00113-017-0450-y. German.
Houschyar KS, Rein S, Weissenberg K, Duscher D, Philipps HM, Nietzschmann I, Schulz T, Siemers F.


Total Endoprosthesis Versus Lundborg´s Resection Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Trapeziometacarpal Joint Osteoarthritis.
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2018 Apr 4;6(4):e1737. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001737. eCollection 2018 Apr.
Erne H, Scheiber C, Schmauss D, Loew S, Cerny M, Ehrl D, Schmauss V, Machens HG, Muhl P.


Treatment of Ulnar Impaction Syndrome with and without Central TFC Lesion.
J Wrist Surg. 2018 Apr;7(2):133-140. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1607073. Epub 2017 Oct 26.
Löw S, Herold A, Unglaub F, Megerle K, Erne H.


[Diagnosis and treatment of degenerative disc lesions of the wrist].
Orthopade. 2018 Mar 9. doi: 10.1007/s00132-018-3551-6. [Epub ahead of print] Review. German.
Löw S, Spies CK, Unglaub F, Oppermann J, Langer M, Erne H.


Autologous Fat Injection versus Lundborg Resection Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Trapeziometacarpal Joint Osteoarthritis.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jan;141(1):119-124. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003913.
Erne HC, Cerny MK, Ehrl D, Bauer AT, Schmauss V, Moog P, Broer PN, Loew S, Schmauss D.


Noncoding RNAs in Wound Healing: A New and Vast Frontier.
Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2018 Jan 1;7(1):19-27. doi: 10.1089/wound.2017.0765. Review.
Luan A, Hu MS, Leavitt T, Brett EA, Wang KC, Longaker MT, Wan DC.


Three-Dimensional Ultrasound Versus Computerized Tomography in Fat Graft Volumetric Analysis.
Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Mar;80(3):293-296. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001183.
Blackshear CP, Rector MA, Chung NN, Irizarry DM, Flacco JS, Brett EA, Momeni A, Lee GK, Longaker MT, Wan DC.


Non-linear optical microscopy and histological analysis of collagen, elastin and lysyl oxidase expression in breast capsular contracture.
Eur J Med Res. 2018 Jun 4;23(1):30. doi: 10.1186/s40001-018-0322-0.
Poh PSP, Schmauss V, McGovern JA, Schmauss D, Chhaya MP, Foehr P, Seeger M, Ntziachristos V, Hutmacher DW, van Griensven M, Schantz JT, Balmayor ER.


[Locoregional solutions for groin defects : Coverage after vascular surgery].
Chirurg. 2017;88(1): 43-49
Cerny M, Harder Y, Zimmermann A, Eckstein HH, Machens HG, Schantz JT, Schenck TL


Ultrasound-assisted liposuction provides a source for functional adipose-derived stromal cells.
Cytotherapy. 2017;19(12): 1491-1500
Duscher D, Maan ZN, Luan A, Aitzetmüller MM, Brett EA, Atashroo D, Whittam AJ, Hu MS, Walmsley GG, Houschyar KS, Schilling AF, Machens HG, Gurtner GC, Longaker MT, Wan DC


Donor-dependent variances of human adipose-derived stem cells in respect to the in-vitro endothelial cell differentiation capability.
Adipocyte. 2017;6(1): 20-32 (Impact: liegt nicht vor, Typ=Journal Article)
Ell J, Regn S, Buchberger AM, von Bomhard A, Stark T, Schantz JT, Storck K


Long-term results of organ procurement from burn victims.
Burns. 2017;43(6): 1163-1167 (Impact(2016)=2.056, Typ=Journal Article)
Schmauss D, Bigdeli AK, Hellmich S, Barreiros AP, Kremer T, Germann G, Kneser U, Megerle KO


Microneedle physical contact as a therapeutic for abnormal scars.
Eur J Med Res. 2017;22(1): 28 (Impact(2016)=1.414, Typ=Journal Article)
Yeo DC, Balmayor ER, Schantz JT, Xu C


Quality of Life-Changes after Rhinoplasty.
Facial Plast Surg. 2017;33(5): 530-536 (Impact(2016)=0.761, Typ=Journal Article)
Niehaus R, Kovacs L, Machens HG, Herschbach P, Papadopulos NA


[Lundborg's resection arthroplasty vs. Pyrocarbon spacer (Pyrocardan®) for the treatment of trapeziometacarpal joint osteoarthritis: a two-centre study].
Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2017;49(3): 175-180 (Impact(2016)=0.7, Typ=Journal Article; English Abstract)
Erne HC, Schmauß D, Cerny M, Schmauss V, Ehrl D, Löw S, Deiler S


High Efficiency Low Cost Fibroblast Nucleofection for GMP Compatible Cell-based Gene Therapy.
Int J Med Sci. 2017;14(9): 798-803 (Impact: liegt nicht vor, Typ=Journal Article)
Zhang Z, Slobodianski A, Arnold A, Nehlsen J, Hopfner U, Schilling AF, Perisic T, Machens HG


Combined vaginoplasty technique for male-to-female sex reassignment surgery: Operative approach and outcomes.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017;70(10): 1483-1492 (Impact(2016)=2.048, Typ=Journal Article; Observational Study)
Papadopulos NA, Zavlin D, Lellé JD, Herschbach P, Henrich G, Kovacs L, Ehrenberger B, Machens HG, Schaff J


Quality of Life and Patient Satisfaction Following Male-to-Female Sex Reassignment Surgery.
J Sex Med. 2017;14(5): 721-730 (Impact(2016)=2.978, Typ=Journal Article)
Papadopulos NA, Lellé JD, Zavlin D, Herschbach P, Henrich G, Kovacs L, Ehrenberger B, Kluger AK, Machens HG, Schaff J


Microsurgical reconstruction in patients greater than 80 years old.
Microsurgery. 2017;37(6): 546-551 (Impact(2016)=2.156, Typ=Journal Article)
Heidekrueger PI, Heine-Geldern A, Ninkovic M, Herter F, Schmauss D, Aung T, Broer PN


Vascular territories of the medial upper arm-an anatomic study of the vascular basis for individualized flap design.
Microsurgery. 2017;37(6): 618-623 (Impact(2016)=2.156, Typ=Journal Article)
Tinhofer IE, Tzou CH, Duscher D, Pollhammer MS, Weninger WJ, Huemer GM, Schmidt M


Increased levels of sodium chloride directly increase osteoclastic differentiation and resorption in mice and men.
Osteoporos Int. 2017;28(11): 3215-3228 (Impact(2016)=3.591, Typ=Journal Article)
Wu L, Luthringer BJC, Feyerabend F, Zhang Z, Machens HG, Maeda M, Taipaleenmäki H, Hesse E, Willumeit-Römer R, Schilling AF


Biodegradable poly (lactic acid-co-glycolic acid) scaffolds as carriers for genetically-modified fibroblasts.
PLoS ONE. 2017;12(4): e0174860 (Impact(2016)=2.806, Typ=Journal Article)
Perisic T, Zhang Z, Foehr P, Hopfner U, Klutz K, Burgkart RH, Slobodianski A, Goeldner M, Machens HG, Schilling AF


Comparison of the Hydroxylase Inhibitor Dimethyloxalylglycine and the Iron Chelator Deferoxamine in Diabetic and Aged Wound Healing.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;139(3): 695e-706e (Impact(2016)=3.784, Typ=Journal Article; Comparative Study)
Duscher D, Januszyk M, Maan ZN, Whittam AJ, Hu MS, Walmsley GG, Dong Y, Khong SM, Longaker MT, Gurtner GC


The Ideal Buttock Size: A Sociodemographic Morphometric Evaluation.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140(1): 20e-32e (Impact(2016)=3.784, Typ=Journal Article)
Heidekrueger PI, Sinno S, Tanna N, Szpalski C, Juran S, Schmauss D, Ehrl D, Ng R, Ninkovic M, Broer PN


Male-to-Female Sex Reassignment Surgery Using the Combined Technique Leads to Increased Quality of Life in a Prospective Study.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140(2): 286-294 (Impact(2016)=3.784, Typ=Journal Article; Observational Study)
Papadopulos NA, Zavlin D, Lellé JD, Herschbach P, Henrich G, Kovacs L, Ehrenberger B, Machens HG, Schaff J


Chávez MN, Schenck TL, Hopfner U, Centeno-Cerdas C, Somlai-Schweiger I, Schwarz C, Machens HG, Heikenwalder M, Bono MR, Allende ML, Nickelsen J, Egaña JT.

Towards autotrophic tissue engineering: Photosynthetic gene therapy for regeneration.

Biomaterials. 2016 Jan;75:25-36. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2015.10.014. Epub 2015 Oct 8.


Wu L, Feyerabend F, Schilling AF, Willumeit-Römer R, Luthringer BJ.

Effects of extracellular magnesium extract on the proliferation and differentiation of human osteoblasts and osteoclasts in coculture.

Acta Biomater. 2015 Nov;27:294-304. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2015.08.042. Epub 2015 Aug 28.


Hadjipanayi E, Kuhn PH, Moog P, Bauer AT, Kuekrek H, Mirzoyan L, Hummel A, Kirchhoff K, Salgin B, Isenburg S, Dornseifer U, Ninkovic M, Machens HG, Schilling AF.

The Fibrin Matrix Regulates Angiogenic Responses within the Hemostatic Microenvironment through Biochemical Control.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 28;10(8):e0135618


Gao G, Schilling AF, Hubbell K, Yonezawa T, Truong D, Hong Y, Dai G, Cui X.

Improved properties of bone and cartilage tissue from 3D inkjet-bioprinted human mesenchymal stem cells by simultaneous deposition and photocrosslinking in PEG-GelMA.

Biotechnol Lett. 2015 Nov;37(11):2349-55. doi: 10.1007/s10529-015-1921-2. Epub 2015 Jul 22.


Liu J, Zheng H, Chen Z, Dai X, Schilling AF, Machens HG.

Dorsal plane-shaped advancement flap for the reconstruction of web space in syndactyly without skin grafting: A preliminary report.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Nov;68(11):e167-73. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2015.06.016. Epub 2015 Jun 27.


Liu J, Zheng H, Poh PS, Machens HG, Schilling AF.

Hydrogels for Engineering of Perfusable Vascular Networks.

Int J Mol Sci. 2015 Jul 14;16(7):15997-6016. doi: 10.3390/ijms160715997.


Zheng H, Liu J, Dai X, Machens HG, Schilling AF.

Free lateral great toe flap for the reconstruction of finger pulp defects.

J Reconstr Microsurg. 2015 May;31(4):277-82.


Zheng H, Liu J, Dai X, Schilling AF.

Free conjoined or chimeric medial sural artery perforator flap for the reconstruction of multiple defects in hand.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Apr;68(4):565-70. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2014.12.031.


Neuerburg C, Wedemeyer C, Goedel J, Schlepper R, Hilken G, Schwindenhammer B, Schilling AF, Jäger M, Kauther MD.

The role of calcitonin receptor signalling in polyethylene particle-induced osteolysis.

Acta Biomater. 2015 Mar;14:125-32.


Fierro FA, O'Neal AJ, Beegle JR, Chávez MN, Peavy TR, Isseroff RR, Egaña JT.

Hypoxic pre-conditioning increases the infiltration of endothelial cells into scaffolds for dermal regeneration pre-seeded with mesenchymal stem cells.

Front Cell Dev Biol. 2015 Oct 30;3:68. eCollection 2015.


Generation of Viable Plant-Vertebrate Chimeras.

Alvarez M, Reynaert N, Chávez MN, Aedo G, Araya F, Hopfner U, Fernández J, Allende ML, Egaña JT.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 30;10(6):e0130295. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130295. eCollection 2015.


Schenck TL, Hopfner U, Chávez MN, Machens HG, Somlai-Schweiger I, Giunta RE, Bohne AV, Nickelsen J, Allende ML, Egaña JT.

Photosynthetic biomaterials: a pathway towards autotrophic tissue engineering.

Acta Biomater. 2015 Mar;15:39-47. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2014.12.012. Epub 2014 Dec 20.


Ehrl D, Erne H.

Poor outcomes from use of the Artelon® biodegradable implant for the treatment of thumb carpo-metacarpal joint and scapho-trapezio-trapezoid osteoarthritis.

J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Nov;40(9)1009-12.


Schmauss D, Finck T, Megerle K, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

The normal sensibility of the hand declines with age - A proclamation for the use of delta 2-point discrimination values for sensibility assessment after nerve reconstruction.

J Peripher Nerv Syst. Sep;19(3):197-204.


Ehrl D, Erne H.

Four-Corner Fusion using Retrograde Headless Compression Screws

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2015 Sep 22.


Mobargha N, Esplugas M, Garcia-Elias M, Lluch A, Megerle K, Hagert E.

The effect of individual isometric muscle loading on the alignment of the base of the thumb metacarpal: a cadaveric study.

J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Aug 6.


Schmauss D, Megerle K, Weinzierl A, Agua K, Cerny M, Schmauss V, Lohmeyer JA, Machens HG, Erne H.

Microsurgeons do better -Tactile training might prevent the age-dependent decline of the sensibility of the hand.

J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2015 Aug 26.


Echo A, Otake LR, Mehrara B, Kraneburg UM, Agrawal N, Lio AL, Shaw W and Lee GL

Surgical management of silicone mastitis: Experience in 14 Patients.

Journal of Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2013 Aug;37(4):738-45.


Schmauss D, Rezaeian F, Finck T, Machens HG, Wettstein R, Harder Y.

Treatment of secondary burn wound progression in contact burns-a systematic review of experimental approaches J Burn Care Res. 2015 May-Jun;36(3):e176-89.


Giri P, Ebert S, Braumann UD, Kremer M, Giri S, Machens HG, Bader A.

Skin regeneration in deep second-degree scald injuries either by infusion pumping or topical application of recombinant human erythropoietin gel.

Drug Des Devel Ther. 2015 May 11;9:2565-79.


Teo L, Teoh SH, Liu Y, Lim L, Tan B, Schantz JT, Seah LL.

A Novel Bioresorbable Implant for Repair of Orbital Floor Fractures. Orbit. 2015 May 8:1-9


Chaya MP., Poh PS., Balmayor ER., v. Griensven M., Schantz JT., Hutmacher DW.

Additive Manufacturing in biomedical sciences and the need for definitions and norms. Expert Dev Med Rev. 2015.8.1.1-7.


Harder Y, Schmauss D, Wettstein R, Egaña JT, Weiss F, Weinzierl A, Schuldt A, Machens HG, Menger MD, Rezaeian F.

Ischemic tissue injury in the dorsal skinfold chamber of the mouse: a skin flap model to investigate acute persistent ischemia.

J Vis Exp. 2014 Nov 17;(93). doi: 10.3791/51900.



Schmauss D, Finck T, Megerle K, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

The normal sensibility of the hand declines with age - a proclamation for the use of delta 2-point discrimination values for sensibility assessment after nerve reconstruction

J Peripher Nerv Syst. 2014 Nov 14. doi: 10.1111/jns.12085. [Epub ahead of print]



Schenck TL, Chávez MN, Condurache AP, Hopfner U, Rezaeian F, Machens HG, Egaña JT.

A full skin defect model to evaluate vascularization of biomaterials in vivo.

J Vis Exp. 2014 Aug 28;(90). doi: 10.3791/51428.


Schmauss D, Finck T, Liodaki E, Stang F, Megerle K, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

Is Nerve Regeneration after Reconstruction with Collagen Nerve Conduits Terminated after 12 months? The Long-Term Follow-Up of Two Prospective Clinical Studies.

J Reconstr Microsurg. 2014 Sep 3. [Epub ahead of print]


Zheng, H; Liu, J; Dai, X; Schilling, AF

The Distally Based Sural Flap for the Reconstruction of the Ankle and Foot Defect in Pediatric Patients.

Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Sep 3. [Epub ahead of print]


Gao G, Schilling AF, Yonezawa T, Wang J, Dai G, Cui X.

Bioactive nanoparticles stimulate bone tissue formation in bioprinted three-dimensional scaffold and human mesenchymal stem cells.

Biotechnol J. 2014 Aug 11. doi: 10.1002/biot.201400305. [Epub ahead of print]


Zheng H, Liu J, Dai X, Schilling AF.

Modified Technique for One-Stage Treatment of Proximal Phalangeal Enchondromas With Pathologic Fractures.

J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Aug 5. pii: S0363-5023(14)


Schmauss D1, Rezaeian F, Finck T, Machens HG, Wettstein R, Harder Y.Treatment of Secondary Burn Wound Progression in Contact Burns-A Systematic Review of Experimental Approaches.

J Burn Care Res. 2014 Aug 4. [Epub ahead of print]


Sodian R, Schmauss D, Hagl C, Juchem G.

Repair of left atrioventricular disruption after mitral valve replacement using extracorporeal life support system for effective ventricular unloading.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 Jul 30. pii: ezu308. [Epub ahead of print]


Functional Analysis Reveals Angiogenic Potential of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Wharton's Jelly in Dermal Regeneration.

Edwards SS, Zavala G, Prieto CP, Elliott M, Martínez S, Egaña JT, Bono MR, Palma V.

Angiogenesis, in press.



Reckhenrich AK, Kirsch BM, Wahl EA, Schenck TL, Rezaeian F, Harder Y, Foehr P, Machens HG, Egaña JT

Surgical Sutures Filled With Adipose-Derived Stem Cells Promote Wound Healing

PLOS ONE (in press)


Wu L, Luthringer BJC, Feyerabend F, Schilling AF, and Willumeit R

Effects of extracellular magnesium on the differentiation and function of human osteoclasts

Acta biomaterialia (in press)



[Primary Adaptive vs. Secondary Wound Closure in Hand Infections - Differences and Benefits.]

Schmauss D, Finck T, Lohmeyer JA, Reidel M, Machens HG, Megerle K.

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2014 Jan 30. [Epub ahead of print] German.


Winkler T, Dai XY, Mielke G, Vogt S, Buechner H, Schantz JT, Harder Y, Machens HG, Morlock MM, Schilling AF. Three-dimensional quantification of calcium salt-composite resorption (CSC) in vitro by micro-computed tomography (micro-CT)

JOM April 2014


Schmauss D, Finck T, Lohmeyer JA, Reidel M, Machens HG, Megerle K.

[Primary adaptive vs. secondary wound closure in hand infections - differences and benefits].

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2014 Feb;46(1):56-60.


Hopfner U, Schenck TL, Chávez MN, Machens HG, Bohne AV, Nickelsen J, Giunta RE, Egaña JT.

Development of Photosynthetic Biomaterials for In Vitro Tissue Engineering.

Acta Biomater. 2014 Jan 6. pii: S1742-7061(13)00660-0. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2013.12.055.


Eder M, Raith S, Jalali J, Volf A, Settles M, Machens HG, Kovacs L.

Comparison of Different Material Models to Simulate 3-D Breast Deformations Using Finite Element Analysis.

Ann Biomed Eng. 2014 Apr;42(4):843-57. doi: 10.1007/s10439-013-0962-8. Epub 2013 Dec 18.


Lohmeyer JA, Kern Y, Schmauss D, Paprottka F, Stang F, Siemers F, Mailaender P, Machens HG.

Prospective Clinical Study on Digital Nerve Repair with Collagen Nerve Conduits and Review of Literature.

J Reconstr Microsurg. 2014 May;30(4):227-34. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1358788. Epub 2013 Dec 12.

Schmauss D, Harder Y, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

Rapidly growing histologically confirmed female breast in a genotypically confirmed male.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Nov 6. doi:pii: S1748-6815(13)00621-9. 10.1016/j.bjps.2013.10.042.


Largo RD, Tchang LAH, Mele V, Scherberich A, Harder Y, Wettstein R, Schaefer DJ

Efficacy, safety, and complications of autologous fat grafting to healthy breast tissue: A systematic review

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2013 in press


[Erythropoietin in plastic surgery].

Günter CI, Rezaeian F, Harder Y, Lohmeyer JA, Egert S, Bader A, Schilling AF, Machens HG.

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2013 Apr;45(2):108-19.


Hadjipanayi E, Bauer AT, Moog P; Salgin B; Kuekrek H; Nincovic M, Machens HG, Schlüter A, Fersch B, Hopfner U, Schilling AF.

Cell-free Carrier System for Localised Delivery of Peripheral Blood Cell - Derived Engineered Factor Signaling: Towards Development of a One-Step Device for Autologous Angiogenic Therapy.

J Control Release. 2013 Aug 8;9(4). [Epub ahead of print]


Rezaeian F, Schantz JT, Sukhova I, Schenck TL, Giunta RE, Harder Y, Machens HG, Müller D.

[Training in Aesthetic Surgery at a University Clinic - The "Munich Model"]

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2013 Oct 21.


Werber KD, Schmelz R, Peimer CA, Wagenpfeil S, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

Biomechanical effect of isolated capitate shortening in Kienbock's disease: an anatomical study.

J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Jun;38(5):500-7. doi: 10.1177/1753193412458996. Epub 2012 Aug 23


Eder M, Raith S, Jalali J, Müller D, Harder Y, Dobritz M, Papadopulos NA, Machens HG, Kovacs L.

Three-dimensional prediction of free-flap volume in autologous breast reconstruction by CT angiography imaging.

Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2013 Oct 5. [


Lohmeyer JA, Hülsemann W, Mann M, Schmauß D, Machens HG, Habenicht R.

[Return of sensitivity after digital nerve reconstruction in children: how does age affect outcome?].

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2013 Oct;45(5):265-70.


Paprottka FJ, Wolf P, Harder Y, Kern Y, Paprottka PM, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

Sensory recovery outcome after digital nerve repair in relation to different reconstructive techniques: meta-analysis and systematic review.

Plast Surg Int. 2013;2013:704589. doi: 10.1155/2013/704589. Epub 2013 Jul 30.


Günter CI, Bader A, Dornseifer U, Egert S, Sebastian D, Grieb G, Wolter T, Pallua N, von Wild T, Siemers F, Mailänder P, Thamm O, Ernert C, Steen M, Sievers R, Reichert B, Rahmanian-Schwarz A, Schaller H, Hartmann B, Otte M, Kehl V, Ohmann C, Jelkmann W, Machens HG.

A multi-center study on the regenerative effects of erythropoietin in burn and scalding injuries: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trials. 2013 May 3;14(1):124. [Epub ahead of print]


Karagianni M, Kraneburg U, Klüter H, Machens HG, Bieback K, Schantz JT, Papadopulos N.

[Autologous fat grafts and supportive enrichment with adipose tissue stromal cells].

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2013 Apr;45(2):93-8.


Eder M, Klöppel M, Müller D, Papadopulos NA, Machens HG, Kovacs L.

3-D analysis of breast morphology changes after inverted T-scar and vertical-scar reduction mammaplasty over 12 months.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jun;66(6):776-86.


Eder M, Grabhorn A, Waldenfels Fv, Schuster T, Papadopulos NA, Machens HG, Kovacs L.

Prediction of breast resection weight in reduction mammaplasty based on 3-dimensional surface imaging.

Surg Innov. 2013 Aug;20(4):356-64.


Werber KD, Schmelz R, Peimer CA, Wagenpfeil S, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

Biomechanical effect of isolated capitate shortening in Kienbock's disease: an anatomical study.

J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Jun;38(5):500-7.


Tobalem M, Wettstein R, Pittet-Cuénod B, Vigato E, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA, Rezaeian F, Harder Y.

Local shockwave-induced capillary recruitment improves survival of musculocutaneous flaps.

J Surg Res. 2013 Oct;184(2):1196-204.


Kivitz E, Görke R, Schilling AF, Zhang J, Heinrich JG

Influence of processing parameters on microstructure and biocompatibility of surface laser sintered Hydroxyapatite-SiO2 composites

JBMR: Part B - Applied Biomaterials 2013 May;101(4):568-75.


Schilling AF

Editorial: Osteologische Biomaterialien

Osteologie 2013;(3):170


L. Grünherz; L. Wu; N. Wojtas; F. Kleinmichel; C. I. Günter; H.-G. Machens;


A. F. Schilling.

Osteoklastäre Resorption osteologischer Biomaterialien

Osteologie 2013;(3): 200-6


Hadjipanayi E, Schilling AF.

Hypoxia-based Strategies for Angiogenic Induction: The Dawn of aNew Era for Ischaemia Therapy and Tissue Regeneration

Organogenesis 2013 Aug 8;9(4).


Georgii J, Eder M, Burger K, Klotz S, Ferstl F, Kovacs L, Westermann R.

A Computational Tool for Pre-operative Breast Augmentation Planning in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2013 Oct 10.


Rezaeian F, Wettstein R, Scheuer C, Schenck TL, Egaña JT, Machens HG, Menger MD, Harder Y.

Long-term preconditioning with Erythropoietin reduces ischemia-induced skin necrosis.

Microcirculation. 2013 Mar 20. doi: 10.1111/micc.12059. [Epub ahead of print]


Holzapfel BM, Chhaya MP, Melchels FP, Holzapfel NP, Prodinger PM, von Eisenhart-Rothe R, van Griensven M, Schantz JT, Rudert M, Hutmacher DW.

Can bone tissue engineering contribute to therapy concepts after resection of musculoskeletal sarcoma?

Sarcoma. 2013;2013:153640. doi: 10.1155/2013/153640. Epub 2013 Jan 14.


Tobalem M, Wettstein R, Pittet B, Vigato E, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA, Rezaeian F, Harder Y

Local shockwave-induced capillary recruitment improves survival of musculocutaneous flaps

J Surg Res (in press)


Hoenig E, Leicht U, Winkler T, Mielke G, Beck K, Peters F, Schilling AF, Morlock MM

Mechanical Properties of Native and Tissue-Engineered Cartialge depend on Carrier Permeability: A Bioreactor Study

Tissue Engineering 2013 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print]


Kauther MD, Neuerburg C, Wefelnberg F, Bachmann HS, Schlepper R, Hilken G, Broecker-Preuss M, Grabellus F, Schilling AF, Jäger M, Wedemeyer C

RANKL-associated suppression of particle-induced osteolysis in an aged model of Calcitonin and α-CGRP deficiency

Biomaterials 2013 Apr;34(12):2911-9


Kolb J, Schilling AF, Bischoff J, Novo de Oliveira A, Spiro A, Hoffmann M, Grossterlinden L, Amling M, Rueger JM, Lehmann W

Calcium homeostasis influences radiological fracture healing in postmenopausal women

Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 2013 Feb;133(2):187-92. doi: 10.1007/s00402-012-1650-0. Epub 2012 Nov 21.


Tappe D, Berger L, Haeupler A, Muntau B, Racz R, Harder Y, Specht K, Prazeres da Costa P, Poppert S

Molecular diagnosis of subcutaneous Spirometra erinaceieuropaei sparganosis in a Japanese immigrant

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2013 Jan;88(1):198-202. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.2012.12-0406. Epub 2012 Nov 19.


Tobalem M,* Harder Y,* Rezaeian F, Wettstein R

Secondary burn progression decreased by erythropoiëtin

Crit Care Med 2013 Jan 15. [Epub ahead of print]


Pototschnig H, Schaff J, Kovacs L, Biemer E, Papadopulos NA.

The free osteofasciocutaneous fibula flap: Clinical applications and surgical considerations.

Injury. 2013 Jan 15.


Mehta S, Rolph R, Cornelius V, Harder Y, Farhadi J.

Local heat preconditioning in skin sparing mastectomy: A pilot study.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Sep 4.


Tobalem M,* Harder Y,* Tschanz E, Speidel V, Pittet-Cuénod B, Wettstein R

First-aid with warm water delays burn progression and increases skin survival

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2013 Feb;66(2):260-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2012.09.014. Epub 2012 Oct 9.


Sukhova I, Müller D, Eisenmann-Klein M, Machens HG, Schantz JT.

[Quo vadis? Breast implants--current trends and new concepts].

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2012 Aug;44(4):240-53. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1321891. Epub 2012 Aug 29. Review. German.


Hadjipanayi E, Cheema U, Hopfner U, Bauer A, Machens HG, Schilling AF.

Injectable system for spatio-temporally controlled delivery of hypoxia-induced angiogenic signalling.

J Control Release. 2012 Aug 10;161(3):852-60. Epub 2012 May 22


Korbmacher-Steiner HM, Schilling AF, Huck LG, Kahl-Nieke B, Amling M.

Laboratory evaluation of toothbrush/toothpaste abrasion resistance after smooth enamel surface sealing.

Clin Oral Investig. 2012 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]


Keller J, Brink S, Busse B, Schilling AF, Schinke T, Amling M, Lange T

Divergent Biocompatibility and Resorbability of Commonly Used Bone Substitutes in a Human Cell-Based Test Assay

PlosOne 2012;7(10):e46757. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046757. Epub 2012 Oct 10.


Paetzold H, Goepfert C, Huber G, Hoenig E, Pörtner R, Schilling AF, Meenen NM, Morlock MM.

The development of the collagen fibre network in tissue-engineered cartilage constructs in vivo. Engineered cartilage reorganises fibre network.

Eur Cell Mater. 2012 Apr 5;23:209-21.


von Strauss Und Torney M, Güller U, Rezaeian F, Brosi P, Terracciano L, Zuber M.

Tissue Banking in a Regional Hospital: A Promising Future Concept? First Report on Fresh Frozen Tissue Banking in a Hospital Without an Integrated Institute of Pathology

World J Surg 2012. [Epub ahead of print]


Tobalem M, Harder Y, Schuster T, Rezaeian F, Wettstein R.

Erythropoietin in the prevention of experimental burn progression.

Br J Surg. 2012 Sep;99(9):1295-303. doi: 10.1002/bjs.8847. Epub 2012 Jul 24.


Reckhenrich AK, Koch C, Egaña JT, Plank C

The use of non-viral gene vectors for bioactive poly-(D,L-lactide) implant surfaces in bone tissue engineering.

Eur Cell Mater. 2012 Jun 27;23:441-8


Nicolaije C, Diderich KE, Botter SM, Priemel M, Waarsing JH, Day JS, Brandt RM, Schilling AF, Weinans H, Van der Eerden BC, van der Horst GT, Hoeijmakers JH, van Leeuwen JP.

Age-related skeletal dynamics and decrease in bone strength in DNA repair deficient male trichothiodystrophy mice.

PLoS ONE. 2012;7(4): e35246


Paprottka FJ, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

Partially irreversible paresis of the deep peroneal nerve caused by osteocartilaginous exostosis of the fibula without affecting the tibialis anterior muscle.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012;


Paprottka FJ, Machens HG, Lohmeyer JA.

Third-degree burn leading to partil foot amputation - Why a notebook is no laptop.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Jan 23. [Epub ahead of print]


Schantz JT, Woodruff MA, Lam CX, Lim TC, Machens HG, Teoh SH, Hutmacher DW

Differentiation potential of mesenchymal progenitor cells following transplantation into calvarial defects.

J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2012;11: 132-42


Fox B, Schantz JT, Haigh R, Wood ME, Moore PK, Viner N, Spencer JP, Winyard PG, Whiteman M.

Inducible hydrogen sulfide synthesis in chondrocytes and mesenchymal progenitor cells: is H(2) S a novel cytoprotective mediator in the inflamed joint?

J Cell Mol Med. 2012;16(4): 896-910

Papadopulos NA, Staffler V, Mirceva V, Henrich G, Papadopoulos ON, Kovacs L, Herschbach P, Machens HG, Biemer E.

Does Abdominoplasty Have a Positive Influence on Quality of Life, Self-Esteem, and Emotional Stability?

Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;129(6): 957e-962e


Holzer N, Braun KF, Ehnert S, Egaña JT, Schenck TL, Buchholz A, Schyschka L, Neumaier M, Benzing S, Stöckle U, Freude T, Nussler AK.

Green tea protects human osteoblasts from cigarette smoke-induced injury: possible clinical implication.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012 Mar;397(3):467-74. Epub 2011 Dec 8.


Wiggenhauser PS, Müller DF, Melchels FP, Egaña JT, Storck K, Mayer H, Leuthner P, Skodacek D, Hopfner U, Machens HG, Staudenmaier R, Schantz JT Engineering of vascularized adipose constructs.

Cell Tissue Res. 2012;347(3): 747-57


Eder M, Waldenfels FV, Swobodnik A, Klöppel M, Pape AK, Schuster T, Raith S, Kitzler E, Papadopulos NA, Machens HG, Kovacs L. Objective breast symmetry evaluation using 3-D surface imaging.

Breast. 2012;21(2): 152-8


Liodaki E, Liodakis E, Papadopoulos O, Machens HG, Papadopulos NA.

Erratum to: PET scanning in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Ann Nucl Med. 2012;26(4): 379


Kovacs L, Eder M, Zimmermann A, Müller D, Schuster T, Papadopulos NA, Biemer E, Klöppel M, Machens HG.

Three-Dimensional Evaluation of Breast Augmentation and the Influence of Anatomic and Round Implants on Operative Breast Shape Changes.

Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2012 Apr 26.


Probst FA, Koch M, Lohmeyer J, Machens HG, Schantz JT.

Tuberculous extensor tenosynovitis of the hand.

Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2012 May 30.


Schantz JT, Machens HG, Schilling AF, Teoh SH

Regenerative Medicine: Implications for Craniofacial Surgery.

J Craniofac Surg. 2012 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print]


Ε. Liodaki, Ε. Liodakis, Μ. Dobritz, Ο. Papadopoulos, H.-G. Machens, N.A. Papadopulos. PET scanning in plastic and reconstructive surgery.

Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 2012. (akzeptiert)


N.A. Papadopulos, V. Staffler, V. Mirceva, G. Henrich, O. Papadopoulos, L. Kovacs, P. Herschbach, H.-G. Machens, E. Biemer. Does abdominoplasty have positive influence on Quality of life, self-esteem and emotional stability?

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2012. (akzeptiert)


Ν.A. Papadopulos, M. Eder, C. Weigand, L. Kovacs, E. Biemer. 12 years of experience with endoscopic forehead lift: A quantitative and qualitative assessment.

Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 2012. (akzeptiert)


Steiner T, Raith S, Eichhorn S, Doebele S, Trainotti S, Müller S, Eder M, Kovacs L, Burgkart R, Wolff KD, Hölzle F. Evaluation of a new optical measuring system for experiments on fractured human mandibles : A biomechanical feasibility study in maxillofacial surgery.

Clin Oral Investig. 2011 Dec 24. [Epub ahead of print]


Bader A, Ebert S, Giri S, Kremer M, Liu S, Nerlich A, Günter CI, Smith DU, Machens HG.

Skin regeneration with conical and hair follicle structure of deep second-degree scalding injuries via combined expression of the EPO receptor and beta common receptor by local subcutaneous injection of nanosized rhEPO.

Int J Nanomedicine. 2011;7:1227-37. Epub 2012 Mar 6.


Sorg H, Harder Y, Krueger C, Reimers K, Vogt. The non-hematopoietic effects of erythropoietin in skin regeneration and repair: from basic research to clinical use

Med Res Rev 2011, in press


Danner S, Kremer K, Petschnik AE, Nagel S, Zhang Z, Hopfner U, Reckhenrich AK, Weber C, Schenck TL, Becker T, Kruse C, Machens HG, Egaña JT. The use of human sweat gland-derived stem cells for enhancing vascularization during dermal regeneration.

Journal of Investigative Dermatology (In press).


Holzer N, Braun KF, Ehnert S, Egaña JT, Schenck TL, Buchholz A, Schyschka L, Neumaier M, Benzing S, Stöckle U, Freude T, Nussler AK. Green tea protects human osteoblasts from cigarette smoke-induced injury: possible clinical implication.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2012 Mar;397(3):467-74. Epub 2011 Dec 8.


Ehnert S, Braun KF, Buchholz A, Freude T, Egaña JT, Schenck TL, L. Schyschka, Neumaier M, Döbele S, Stöckle U, A. Nussler AK. Diallyl-disulfide is the effective ingredient of garlic oil that protects primary human osteoblasts from damage due to cigarette smoke.

Food chemistry 132 (2012) 724–729


Rezaeian F, Wettstein R, Scheuer C, Bäumker K, Bächle A, Vollmar B, Menger MD, Harder Y

Ghrelin protects musculocutaneous tissue from ischemic necrosis by improving microvascular perfusion

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2012 Feb;302(3):H603-10. Epub 2011 Dec 9


Ziyang Zhang Z, Egaña JT, Reckhenrich AK, Schenck TL, Lohmeyer JA, Schantz JT, Machens HG, Schilling AF

Cell-based Resorption Assays for Bone Graft Substitutes

Acta Biomater. 2012 Jan;8(1):13-9. Epub 2011 Sep 24.


Schenck, T.L.

Role of AMP Kinase in Volume Control of Colonic Crypts: AMP-activated Kinasecontrols Regulatory Volume Increase of Colonic Crypts by modulating CFTR and NHE1 activity.


Südwestdeutscher Verlag für Hochschulschriften (2012) ISBN-10:3838131797


Günter CI, Machens HG.

New strategies in clinical care of skin wound healing.

Eur Surg Res. 2012;49(1):16-23.


S. Ehnert, J. Häuser, I. Kerler, A. Schmitt, M. Olderøy, T. Freude, M. Neumaier, T. Egaña, T. Schenck, U. Stöckle, A. K. Nüssler

Mesenchymale Stammzellen aus Fettgewebe – Die bessere Alternative zu Knochenmarkszellen fur das Tissue Engineering von Knochen?

Regenerative Medizin Heft 1 4.JG.2011

Eds: Volgas D, Harder Y. Manual of soft tissue management in orthopaedic trauma

Thieme Verlag


Melchels F, Wiggenhauser PS, Warne D, Barry M, Ong FR, Chong WS, Hutmacher DW, Schantz JT.

CAD/CAM-assisted breast reconstruction.

Biofabrication. 2011 Sep;3(3):034114. Epub 2011 Sep 7.


Fox B, Schantz JT, Haigh R, Wood ME, Moore PK, Viner N, Spencer JP, Winyard PG, Whiteman M.

Inducible hydrogen sulfide synthesis in chondrocytes and mesenchymal progenitor cells: is h(2) S a novel cytoprotective mediator in the inflamed joint?

J Cell Mol Med. 2011 Jun 17. doi: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2011.01357.x. [Epub ahead of print]


Tenorio X, Mahajan AL, Elias B, van Riempst JS, Wettstein R, Harder Y, Pittet B. Locating perforator vessels by Dynamic Infrared Imaging and flow Doppler with no thermal cold challenge.

Ann Plast Surg 2011 67(2):143-146.


Braun KF, Ehnert S, Freude T, Egaña JT, Schenck TL, Buchholz A, Schmitt A, Siebenlist S, Schyschka L, Neumaier M, Stöckle UC, Nussler AK. Quercetin protects primary human osteoblasts exposed to cigarette smoke through activation of the anti-oxidative enzymes HO-1 and SOD-1.

ScientificWorldJournal. 2011;11:2348-57. Epub 2011 Nov 30.


Ν. Papadopulos, J. Schaff. Editorial. Themenheft "Angleichungsoperationen bei Transsexualismus".

Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, Plastische Chirurgie, 2011;43:207.


Morath, Ν. Papadopulos, J. Schaff. Operatives Management und Techniken der Mastektomie bei Frau- zu- Mann Transsexuellen.

Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, Plastische Chirurgie. 2011;43:232-239.


Das D, Zhang Z, Winkler T, Mour M, Günter CI, Morlock MM, Machens HG, Schilling AF.

Bioresorption and Degradation of Biomaterials.

Adv Biochem Eng Biotechnol. 2011 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]


Dornseifer U, Fichter AM, Leichtle S, Wilson A, Rupp A, Rodenacker K, Ninkovic M, Biemer E, Machens HG, Matiasek K, Papadopulos NA.

Peripheral nerve reconstruction with collagen tubes filled with denatured autologous muscle tissue in the rat model.

Microsurgery. 2011 Nov;31(8):632-41. doi: 10.1002/micr.20926. Epub 2011 Aug 24.


Kovacs L, Grob M, Zimmermann A, Eder M, Herschbach P, Henrich G, Zimmer R, Biemer E, Papadopulos NA. Quality of life after severe hand Injury.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]


Papadopulos NA, Eder M, Stergioula S, Teymouri HR, Mavroudis MC, Herschbach P, Henrich G, Papadopoulos ON, Biemer E, Kovacs L. Women's Quality of Life and Surgical Long-Term Outcome After Breast Reconstruction in Poland Syndrome Patients.

J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 May;20(5):749-56. Epub 2011 Apr 18.


Eder M, Waldenfels FV, Sichtermann M, Schuster T, Papadopulos NA, Machens HG, Biemer E, Kovacs L. Three-dimensional evaluation of breast contour and volume changes following subpectoral augmentation mammaplasty over 6 months.

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]


Schenck TL, Bayer T, Enders A, Marton MA, Machens HG, Müller-Felber W, Giunta RE Splints in Birth-Related Brachial Plexus Injuries.

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2011 Apr;43(2):105-111. Epub 2011 Apr 20. German.


Kuekrek H, Müller D, Paepke S, Dobritz M, Machens HG, Giunta RE. Preoperative CT Angiography for Planning Free Perforator Flaps in Breast Reconstruction.

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2011 Apr;43(2):88-94. Epub 2011 Apr 20. German.


Schmitz M, Riß R, Kneser U, Jokuszies A, Harder Y, Beier JP, Schaefer DJ, Vogt PM, Fansa H, Andree C, Pierer G, Horch RE. Perioperative Coagulation Management in Microsurgery – Consensus Workshops of the 31st and 32nd Annual Meetings of the German Working Group for Microsurgery of Peripheral Nerves and Vessels (DAM)

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 2011 in press


Holzbach T, Giunta RE, Machens HG, Müller D. Phalloplasty with Pedicled Anterolateral Thigh Flap ("ALT-Flap").

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2011 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print] German.


Bächle A, Mörsdorf P, Rezaeian F, Ong MF, Harder Y, Menger MD

N-acetylcysteine attenuates leukocytic inflammation and microvascular perfusion failure in critically ischemic random pattern flaps.

Microvasc Res. 2011 Jul;82(1):28-34. Epub 2011 Apr 8.


Zhang Z, Slobodianski A, Ito WD, Arnold A, Nehlsen J, Weng S, Lund N, Liu J, Egana JT, Lohmeyer JA, Muller DF, Machens HG.

Enhanced Collateral Growth by Double Transplantation of Gene-Nucleofected Fibroblasts in Ischemic Hindlimb of Rats

Plos One, 2011 April 6(4) e19192


Lange T, Schilling AF, Peters F, Mujas J, Wicklein D, Amling A. Size dependent induction of proinflammatory cytokines and cytotoxicity of particulate beta-tricalciumphosphate in vitro.

Biomaterials. 2011 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]


Zhang Z, Ito WD, Hopfner U, Böhmert B, Kremer M, Reckhenrich AK, Harder Y, Lund N, Kruse C, Machens HG, Egaña JT. The role of single cell derived vascular resident endothelial progenitor cells in the enhancement of vascularization in scaffold-based skin regeneration.

Biomaterials. 2011 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print]


Lohmeyer JA, Liu F, Krüger S, Lindenmaier W, Siemers F, Machens HG. Use of gene-modified keratinocytes and fibroblasts to enhance regeneration in a full skin defect.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2011 Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]


Wettstein R, Christofides T, Pittet B, Psaras G, Harder Y. Superior pedicle breast reduction for hypertrophy with massive ptosis

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2011, 64(4):500-507


Bader A, Lorenz K, Richter A, Scheffler K, Kern L, Ebert S, Giri S, Behrens M, Dornseifer U, Macchiarini P, Machens HG. Interactive role of trauma cytokines and erythropoietin and their therapeutic potential for acute and chronic wounds.

Rejuvenation Res. 2011 Feb;14(1):57-66.


Müller DF, Lohmeyer JA, Zimmermann A, Siewert JR, Kovacs L, Machens HG. The carotid artery as recipient vessel : Troubleshooting for free jejunal transfer after esophagectomy in preradiated patients.]

Chirurg. 2011 Jan 21. [Epub ahead of print] German.


Hoenig E, Winkler T, Mielke G, Paetzold H, Schuettler D, Goepfert C, Machens HG, Morlock MM, Schilling AF. High Amplitude Direct Compressive Strain Enhances Mechanical Properties of Scaffold-Free Tissue-Engineered Cartilage.

Tissue Eng Part A. 2011 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print]


Schenck T, Holzbach T, Machens HG, Giunta RE. [High pressure injection injuries of the hand : Rare but often underestimated.]

Unfallchirurg. 2010;


Kovacs L, Eder M, Brossmann C, Schwabegger AH. Thoracic wall deformities: 3D scanning and computerized remodelling. In: Funnel chest, keel chest and other congenital thoracic wall deformities, Schwabegger AH (Ed.), Springer Verlag, Wien, S. 307-317, 2011.

ISBN 978-3-211-99137-4


Handbook of Burns Volume 2: Reconstruction and Rehabilitation.

Lars-Peter Kamolz, Marc G. Jeschke, Raymund E. Horch, Markus Küntscher, Pavel Brychta Chapter: “Thermal injuries to the foot” T.L. Schenck, R.E. Giunta

Springer, Wien 2011


Reckhenrich AK, Hopfner U, Krötz F, Zhang Z, Koch C, Kremer M, Machens HG, Plank C, Egaña JT.

Bioactivation of dermal scaffolds with a non-viral copolymer-protected gene vector.

Biomaterials. 2011 Mar;32(7):1996-2003. Epub 2010 Dec 14.


Schramm R, Kirsch S, Schäfers HJ, Langer F, Scheuer C, Nickels R, Harder Y, Menger MD. Erythropoietin inhibits postischemic leukocyte adhesion, but does not affect rejection in murine cardiac allografts

J Heart Lung Transpl 2010, 29(10):1185-1192


Eder M, Kovacs L. [Commentary on the article of Herold et al.: The use of mamma MRI volumetry to evaluate the rates of fat survival after autologous lipotransfer].

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2010;42(2): 135-6


Giunta RE, Eder M, Machens HG, Müller DF, Kovacs L. [Structural fat grafting for rejuvenation of the dorsum of the hand]

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2010;42(2): 143-7


Probst FA, Hutmacher DW, Müller DF, Machens HG, Schantz JT

Calvarial Reconstruction by Customized Bioactive Implant.

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2010


Rennekampff HO, Reimers K, Gabka CJ, Germann G, Giunta RE, Knobloch K, Machens HG, Pallua N, Ueberreiter K, Heimburg D, Vogt PM. [Current perspective and limitations of autologous fat transplantation--"consensus meeting" of the German Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons at Hannover; September 2009]

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. 2010;42(2): 137-42


Papadopulos NA, Kyriakidis DI, Schillinger U, Totis A, Henke J, Kovacs L, Horch RE, Schneider KT, Machens HG, Biemer E. Successful anatomic repair of fetoscopic access sites in the mid-gestational rabbit model using amnion cell engineering.

In Vivo. 2010;24(5): 745-50


Holzbach T, Vlaskou D, Neshkova I, Konerding MA, Wörtler K, Mykhaylyk O, Gänsbacher B, Machens HG, Plank C, Giunta RE. Non-viral VEGF(165) gene therapy--magnetofection of acoustically active magnetic lipospheres ('magnetobubbles') increases tissue survival in an oversized skin flap model.

J Cell Mol Med. 2010;14(3): 587-99


Lohmeyer JA, Machens HG, Werber KD.A case of severe cutaneous nocardiosis.

J Hand Surg Eur. Vol. 2010;35(1): 72-3

Schenck TL, Holzbach T, Zantl N, Schuhmacher C, Vogel M, Seidl S, Machens HG, Giunta RE Vaginal Carcinoma in a Female-to-Male Transsexual.

J Sex Med. 2010


Spanholtz TA, Theodorou P, Holzbach T, Wutzler S, Giunta RE, Machens HG. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF(165)) Plus Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor (bFGF) Producing Cells induce a Mature and Stable Vascular Network-a Future Therapy for Ischemically Challenged Tissue.

J Surg Res. 2010


Bader A, Machens HG. Recombinant human erythropoietin plays a pivotal role as a topical stem cell activator to reverse effects of damage to the skin in aging and trauma.

Rejuvenation Res. 2010;13(4): 499-500


Zimmermann A, Roenneberg C, Wendorff H, Holzbach T, Giunta RE, Eckstein HH. Early postoperative detection of tissue necrosis in amputation stumps with indocyanine green fluorescence angiography.

Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2010;44(4): 269-73


Liu SH, Xie WG, Kremer M, Machens HG, Lankenau EM, Huettmann G. [Diagnosis of the deep partial-thickness burn wound of Skh-1 mouse with Optical Coherence Tomography].

Zhonghua Shao Shang Za Zhi. 2010;26(4): 272-5


Sorg H, Kuhbier J, Menger B, Reimers K, Harder Y, Vogt PM.

Rolle von Erythropoietin zur Verbesserung der Wundheilung

Chirurg 2010 81(11): 993-998. German (Review)