ALPS Reports

Guerrero TG1, Kalchofner K, Scherrer N, Kircher P.
The Advanced Locking Plate System (ALPS): a retrospective evaluation in 71 small animal patients.

Vet Surg. 2014 Feb;43(2):127-35. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2014.12097.x. Epub 2014 Jan 6.
1Department for Small Animal Surgery, Vetsuisse Faculty University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Academic Program, School of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, True Blue, Grenada, West Indies.

Pozzi A1, Peck JN, Chao P, Choate CJ, Barousse D, Conrad B.
Mechanical evaluation of adjunctive fixation for prevention of periprosthetic femur fracture with the Zurich cementless total hip prosthesis.

Vet Surg. 2013 Jun;42(5):529-34. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2013.12018.x. Epub 2013 Jun 3.
1Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Comparative Orthopaedics and Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Blake CA1, Boudrieau RJ, Torrance BS, Tacvorian EK, Cabassu JB, Gaudette GR, Kowaleski MP.
Single cycle to failure in bending of three standard and five locking plates and plate constructs.

Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2011;24(6):408-17. doi: 10.3415/VCOT-11-04-0061. Epub 2011 Sep 21.
1Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA.

Cabassu JB1, Kowaleski MP, Skorinko JK, Blake CA, Gaudette GR, Boudrieau RJ.
Single cycle to failure in torsion of three standard and five locking plate constructs.

Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2011;24(6):418-25. doi: 10.3415/VCOT-11-04-0050. Epub 2011 Sep 21.
1Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA.

Inauen R1, Koch D, Bass M.
Arthrodesis of the tarsometatarsal joints in a cat with a two hole advanced locking plate system.

Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2009;22(2):166-9.
1Koch&Bass Referal Practice for Small Animal Surgery, Basadingerstrasse 26, 8253 Diessenhofen, Switzerland. rinauen@kochbass.ch

Schlegel U1, Perren SM.
Surgical aspects of infection involving osteosynthesis implants: implant design and resistance to local infection.

Injury. 2006 May;37 Suppl 2:S67-73.
1AO Research Institute, AO Foundation, Davos, Switzerland. urs.schlegel@aofoundation.org

Perren SM.
Backgrounds of the technology of internal fixators.

Injury. 2003 Nov;34 Suppl 2:B1-3.
AO Research Institute, Davos, Switzerland.

Perren SM.
Evolution of the internal fixation of long bone fractures. The scientific basis of biological internal fixation: choosing a new balance between stability and biology.

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2002 Nov;84(8):1093-110.
AO Research and Development Institutes, Davos, Switzerland.

Eijer H1, Hauke C, Arens S, Printzen G, Schlegel U, Perren SM.
PC-Fix and local infection resistance–influence of implant design on postoperative infection development, clinical and experimental results.

Injury. 2001 Sep;32 Suppl 2:B38-43.
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Amsterdam, The Netherlands. heijer@go.com

Hertel R1, Eijer H, Meisser A, Hauke C, Perren SM.
Biomechanical and biological considerations relating to the clinical use of the Point Contact-Fixator–evaluation of the device handling test in the treatment of diaphyseal fractures of the radius and/or ulna.

Injury. 2001 Sep;32 Suppl 2:B10-4.
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inselspitel, University Berne, Switzerland.

Haas N1, Hauke C, Schütz M, Kääb M, Perren SM.
Treatment of diaphyseal fractures of the forearm using the Point Contact Fixator (PC-Fix): results of 387 fractures of a prospective multicentric study (PC-Fix II).

Injury. 2001 Sep;32 Suppl 2:B51-62.
1Clinic for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, Charité, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Arens S1, Eijer H, Schlegel U, Printzen G, Perren SM, Hansis M.
Influence of the design for fixation implants on local infection: experimental study of dynamic compression plates versus point contact fixators in rabbits.

J Orthop Trauma. 1999 Sep-Oct;13(7):470-6.
1AO ASIF Research Institute, Davos, Switzerland.

Fernández Dell’Oca AA1, Tepic S, Frigg R, Meisser A, Haas N, Perren SM.
Treating forearm fractures using an internal fixator: a prospective study.

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2001 Aug;(389):196-205.
1British Hospital, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Hauke C1, Meisser A, Perren SM.
Methodology of clinical trials focusing on the PC-Fix clinical trials.

Injury. 2001 Sep;32 Suppl 2:B26-37.
1AO ASIF Development Clinical Investigation, Davos-Platz, Switzerland. Christian.Hauke@hcuge.ch

Tepic S1, Remiger AR, Morikawa K, Predieri M, Perren SM.
Strength recovery in fractured sheep tibia treated with a plate or an internal fixator: an experimental study with a two-year follow-up.

J Orthop Trauma. 1997 Jan;11(1):14-23.
1Research Institute, AO/ASIF Foundation, Davos, Switzerland.

Arens S1, Hansis M, Schlegel U, Eijer H, Printzen G, Ziegler WJ, Perren SM.
Infection after open reduction and internal fixation with dynamic compression plates–clinical and experimental data.

Injury. 1996;27 Suppl 3:SC27-33.
1AO/ASIF Research Institute, Davos, Switzerland.

Ungersböck A1, Pohler OE, Perren SM.
Evaluation of soft tissue reactions at the interface of titanium limited contact dynamic compression plate implants with different surface treatments: an experimental sheep study.

Biomaterials. 1996 Apr;17(8):797-806.
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Bern, Switzerland.

Miclau T1, Remiger A, Tepic S, Lindsey R, McIff T.
A mechanical comparison of the dynamic compression plate, limited contact-dynamic compression plate, and point contact fixator.

J Orthop Trauma. 1995 Feb;9(1):17-22.
1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.

Ungersböck A1, Pohler O, Perren SM.
Evaluation of the soft tissue interface at titanium implants with different surface treatments: experimental study on rabbits.

Biomed Mater Eng. 1994;4(4):317-25.
1AO/ASIF Research Institute Davos, Switzerland.