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Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen



Gwinner C, Weiler A, Roider M, Schaefer FM, Jung TM: Tibial slope strongly influences knee stability after posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Am J Sports Med, 45: 355-361

Wagner M, Kittl Ch, Weiler A: Anterolaterale Stabilisierung – Operationstechnik. Arthroskopie, 30: 2017



Kittl C, El-Daou H, Athwal KK, Gupte CM, Weiler A, Williams A, Amis AA: The role oft he anterolateral structures and the ACL in controlling laxity of the intact and the ACL–deficient knee. Am J Sports Med, 44, 345-354



Kittl C, Halewood C, Stephen JM, Gupte CM, Weiler A, Williams A, Amis AA: Length change patterns in the lateral extra-articular structures oft he knee and related reconstructions. Am J Sports Med, 43: 354-362



Kittl C, Weiler A, Amis AA: Anterolaterale Rotationsinstabilität – Anatomie, Biomechanik und therapeutische Möglichkeiten. Arthoskopie, 27: 170-176

Wagner M, Weiler A: Anterolaterale Stabilisierung – Modifizierte Lemaire Technik. Arthroskopie, 27: 198-201

Weiler A, Zantop T.: Bedeutung peripherer Instabilitäten des Kniegelenks in der modernen Bandchirurgie. Arthroskopie 27: 169




Atoun E, Debbi R, Lubovsky O, Weiler A, Debbi E, Rath E: Arthroscopic trans-portal deep medial collateral ligament pie-crusting release. Arthrosc Techn, 26: 41-43

Höher J, Offerhaus C, Steenlage E, Weiler A, Scheffler S: Impact of tendon suturing on the interference fixation strength of quadrupled hamstring tendon grafts. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg, 133: 1309-1314



Weiss M, Unterhauser FN, Weiler A: Crimp frequency is stongly correlated to myofibroblast density in the human anterior cruciate ligament and its autologous tendon grafts. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol, 20: 889-895



Jung TM, Lubowicki A, Wienand A, Wagner M, Weiler A: Knee stabilitiy after posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in male vs. female patients – A prospective matched group analysis. Arthroscopy, 27: 399-403



Schöttle P, Schmeling A, Romero J, Weiler A
Anatomical reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament using a free gracilis autograft.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg, 129: 305-309



Dustmann M, Schmidt T, Gangey I, Unterhauser FN, Weiler A, Scheffler SU
The extracellular remodelling of free-soft-tissue autografts and allografts for reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament: A comparison study in a sheep model.
Knee Surg Sportstraumatol Arthrosc, 16: 360-369

Scheffler SU, Schmidt T, Gangéy I, Dustmann M, Unterhauser F, Weiler A
Fresh-frozen free-tendon allograft versus autografts in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Delayed remodelling and inferior mechanical function during long-term healing in sheep.
Arthroscopy, 24: 448-458

Scheffler SU, Unterhauser FN, Weiler A
Graft remodeling and ligamentization after cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Knee Surg Sportstraumatol Arthrosc, 16: 834-842

Schlichting K, Epari DR, Schell H, Kleemann RU, Schill A, Weiler A, Duda GN
Influence of scaffold stiffness on subchondral bone and subsequent cartilage regeneration in an ovine model of osteochondral defect healing.
Am J Sports Med, 36: 2379-2391



Kleemann RU, Schell H, Thompson M, Epari D, Duda GN, Weiler A
Mechanical behaviour of articular cartilage after osteochondral autograft transfer in a sheep model.
Am J Sports Med, 35: 555-563

Scheffler SU, Petersen W, Weiler A
Fixation von Kreuzbandtransplantaten.
Arthroskopie, 20: 105-114

Schell H, Lienau J, Kleemann RU, Schlichting K, Taylor WR, Weiler A, Duda GN
Crushed bone grafts and a collagen membrane are not suitable for enhancing cartilage quality in the regeneration of osteochondral defects – An in vivo study in sheep.
J Biomech, 40: S64-S72

Schöttle PB, Schmeling A, Rosenstiel N, Weiler A
Radiological landmarks for femoral tunnel placement in medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction.
Am J Sports Med,35: 801-804

Schöttle PB, Schell H, Thompson M, Duda GN, Weiler A
Cartialge vitality after trochleoplasty.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol, 15: 161-167

Schöttle PB, Weiler A
Trochleoplasty for chronic patellofemoral instability.
Operat Tech Orthop, 16: 2007, im Druck

Upmeier H, Brüggenjürgen B, Weiler A, Flamme C, Laprell H, Willich SN
Follow-up costs up to 5 years after conventional treatments in patients with cartilage lesions of the knee.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 35: 249-257

Wagner M, Scheffler SU, Weiler A
Revisionsersatz des vorderen Kreuzbandersatz.
Arthroskopie, 20: 139-149

Weiler A, Jung T, Lubowicki A, Wagner M, Schöttle PB
Management of posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction after previous isolated anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Arthroscopy, 23: 164-169

Weiler A, Schmeling A, Stöhr I, Kääb MJ, Wagner M
Primary versus single-stage revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using autologous hamstring tendon grafts – A prospective mateched-group analysis.
Am J Sports Med, 35: 1643-1652



Jung TM, Reinhardt C, Scheffler SU, Weiler A
Stress radiography to measure posterior cruciate ligament insufficiency: A comparison of five different techniques.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 14: 1114-1121

Jung TM, Höher J, Weiler A
Screw fixation of a 4.5 year old PCL avulsion injury.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc, 14: 469-472

Schlichting K, Dahne M, Weiler A
Biodegradable composite implants.
Sports Med Arthrosc, 14: 169-176

Schöttle PB, Scheffler SU, Schwarck A, Weiler A
Arthroscopic medial retinacular repair after patella dislocation with and without underlying trochlear dyplasia – A preliminary report.
Arthroscopy, 22: 1192-1198

Schröder JH, Stöckle U, Weiler A
Arthroskopische Anatomie des Hüftgelenkes – Das periphere Kompartiment.
Arthroskopie 19: 19-35

Jung TM, Schmeling A, Weiler A
Periphere Instabilitäten bei Läsionen des hinteren Kreuzbandes.
Arthroskopie, 19: 265-276

Jung TM, Strobel MJ, Weiler A
Diagnostik und Therapie von Verletzungen des hinteren Kreuzbandes.
Unfallchirurg 109, 41-60

Strobel MJ, Weiler A
Therapie der chronischen HKB-Läsion.
Arthroskopie, 19: 243-257

Wagner M, Weiler A
Intraoperative Komplikationen beim Ersatz des vorderen Kreuzbandes.
Arthroskopie 19: 129-141

Weiler A, Schmeling A, Jung TM
Management der akuten HKB-Verletzung.
Arthroskopie, 19: 229-242

Weiler A, Strobel MJ, Jung T
Arthroskopisch assistierter Ersatz des hinteren Kreuzbandes und posterolaterale Stabilisierung mit Semitendinosus/Grazilissehnen.
Unfallchirurg 109: 61-71



Hunt P, Unterhauser FN, Strobel MJ, Weiler A
Development of a perforated biodegradable interference screw.
Arthroscopy, 21: 258-265

Kääb MJ, Bail HJ, Rotter A, ap Gwynn I, Mainil-Varlet P, Weiler A
Monopolar radiofrequency treatment of partial-thickness cartilage defects in the sheep knee joint leads to extended cartilage injury.
Am J Sports Med, 33: 1472-1478

Scheffler SU, Chwastek H, Schönfelder V, Unterhauser FN, Hunt P, Weiler A
The impact of thermal radio-frequency (RF) energy on the mechanical and histological properties of the chronically relaxed anterior cruciate ligament – An experimental study in the sheep model.
Arthroscopy, 21: 923-933

Scheffler SU, Scherler J, Pruss A, von Versen R, Weiler A
Biomechanical comparison of human bone-patellar tendon-bone autografts and allografts after sterilization with peracetic acid-ethanol.
Cell Tissue Bank, 6: 109-115

Schöttle PB, Weiler A, Romero J:
Rekonstruktion des Lig. patellofemorale mediale bei patellofemoraler Instabilität.
Arthroskopie, 18: 293-300

Fischbach F, Bruhn H, Unterhauser F, Ricke J, Wieners G, Felix R, Weiler A, Schröder RJ
Magnetic resonance imaging of hyaline cartilage defects at 1.5 T and 3.0 T: Comparison of medium T2-weighted fast spin echo, T1-weighted two-dimensional and three-dimensional gradient echo pulse sequences.
Acta Radiol, 46: 67-73

Wagner M, Kääb MJ, Schallock J, Haas NP, Weiler A
Hamstring tendon versus patellar tendon anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using biodegradable interference fit fixation – A prospective matched group analysis.
Am J Sports Med, 33: 1327-1336

Wagner M, Scheffler SU, Weiler A
Vorderer Kreuzbandersatz: Verankerung des Transplantates.
Arthroskopie, 18: 27-35

Wagner M, Strobel MJ, Weiler A
Single-staged anterior cruciate ligament revision reconstruction using autologous hamstring tendons.
Tech Orthop, 20: 306-313



Duda GN, Kleemann R, Bluecher U, Weiler A
A new device to quantify early cartilage degeneration.
Am J Sports Med, 32: 693-698

Murray MM, Weiler A, Spindler KP
Interspecies variation in the fibroblast distribution of the anterior cruciate ligament.
Am J Sports Med, 32: 1484-149

Schröder RJ, Fischbach F, Unterhauser F, Weiler A, Felix R, Bruhn H
Wertigkeit verschiedener MR-Sequenzen bei einer Feldstärke von 1,5- unmd 3,0 Tesla für die Analyse von Knorpeldefekten der Patella im Tiermodell.
Rofo Fortschr Röntgenstr, 176: 1667-1675

Unterhauser FN, Bosch U, Zeichen J, Weiler A
a-smooth muscle actin containing contractile fibroblastic cells in human knee arthrofibrosis tissue – Winner of the AGA-DonJoy Award 2003.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg, 124: 585-591

Weiler A, Förster C, Hunt P, Falk R, Jung T, Unterhauser FN, Bergmann V, Schmidmaier G, Haas NP
The influence of locally applied platelet-derived growth factor-BB on free tendon graft remodeling after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Am J Sports Med, 32: 881-891



Bail H, Klein P, Kolbeck S, Krummrey G, Weiler A, Schmidmaier G, Haas NP, Raschke MJ
Systemic application of growth hormone enhances the early healing phase of osteochondral defects – A preliminary study in micropigs.
Bone 32: 457-467

Höher J, Scheffler SU, Weiler A
Graft choice and graft fixation in PCL reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol.
Arthrosc 11: 297-306, 2003

Petersen W, Unterhauser FN, Pufe T, Zantop T, Südkamp NP, Weiler A
The angiogenic peptide vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is expressed during the remodeling of free tendon grafts in sheep.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg, 123: 168-174

Petersen W, Pufe T, Zantop T, Unterhauser F, Mentlein R, Weiler A
The splice variants 120 and 164 of the angiogenic peptide vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is expressed during Achilles tendon healing.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg, 123, 475-480

Schröder RJ, Weiler A, Höher J, Hidajat N, Mäurer J, Felix R
Rekonstruktion des patellofemoralen Alignements nach Patellaluxation: Eine computertomographische Analyse.
Rofo Fortschr Röntgenstr, 175: 547-555

Schulz MS, Russe K, Weiler A, Eichhorn HJ, Strobel MJ
Epidemiology of posterior cruciate ligament injuries.
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg, 123: 186-191

Strobel MJ, Weiler A, Schulz MS, Russe K, Eichhorn HJ
Arthroscopic evaluation of articular cartilage lesions in posterior cruciate ligament deficient knees.
Arthroscopy, 19: 262-268

Unterhauser FN, Bail HJ, Höher J, Haas NP, Weiler A
Endoligamentous revascularisation of an anterior cruciate ligament graft.
Clin Orthop Rel Res, 415: 276-288



Bail HJ, Kolbeck S, Krummrey G, Weiler A, Windhagen H, Hennies K, Raun K, Raschke MJ: Ultrasound can predict regenerate stiffness in distraction osteogenesis. Clin. Orthop, 404: 362-367, 2002

Bail H, Raschke MJ, Kolbeck S, Krummrey G, Windhagen HJ, Weiler A, Raun K, Mosekilde L, Haas NP
Recombinant species specific growth hormone increases hard callus formation in distraction osteogenesis.
Bone, 30: 117-124

Kääb MJ, Weiler A, Schaser K, Südkamp NP
Coincidence of recurrent arthritis and Behcet´s disease following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Arthroscopy, 18: pp E15

Kääb MJ, Rahn BA, Weiler A, Curtis R, Perren S, Schneider E
Osseous integration of a poly-(L-co-D,L-lactide) 70/30 and titanium suture anchor – An experimental study in sheep cancellous bone.
Injury 33, Suppl 2: 37-42

Scheffler SU, Südkamp NP, Göckenjan A, Hoffmann RFG, Weiler A
The impact of fixation level and fixation method on anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions: Biomechanical comparison of four hamstring and one patellar tendon graft reconstruction techniques.
Arthroscopy, 18: 304-315

Strobel MJ, Weiler A, Schulz MS, Russe K, Eichhorn HJ
Fixed posterior subluxation in posterior cruciate ligament deficient knees – Diagnosis and treatment of a new clinical sign.
Am J Sports Med, 30: 32-38

Weiler A, Peine R, Pashmineh-Azar A, Abel C, Südkamp NP, Hoffmann RFG
Tendon healing in a bone tunnel - Part I: Biomechanical results after biodegradable interference fit fixation in a model of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in sheep.
Arthroscopy, 18: 113-123

Weiler A, Hoffmann RFG, Bail HJ, Rehm O, Südkamp NP
Tendon healing in a bone tunnel - Part II: Histological analysis after biodegradable interference fit fixation in a model of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in sheep.
Arthroscopy, 18: 124-135

Weiler A, Scheffler S, Höher J
Transplantatauswahl für den primären Ersatz des vorderen Kreuzbandes.
Orthopäde, 31: 731-740

Weiler A, Unterhauser FN, Bail HJ, Hüning M, Haas NP
a-smooth muscle actin is expressed by fibroblastic cells of the ovine anterior cruciate ligament and its free tendon graft during remodeling.
J Orthop Res, 20: 310-317



Strobel MJ, Weiler A
Pitfalls and pearls for the management of the posterior cruciate ligament deficient knee. Tech Orthop, 16: 167-194, 2001

Weiler A, Peters G, Mäurer J, Unterhauser FN, Südkamp NP
The 2000 Excellence in Research Award: Biomechanical properties and vascularity of an anterior cruciate ligament graft can be predicted by contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging.
Am J Sports Med, 29: 751-761

Weiler A, Richter M, Schmidmaier G, Kandziora F, Südkamp NP
The EndoPearl device increases fixation strength and eleminates construct slippage of hamstring tendon grafts with interference screw fixation.
Arthroscopy, 17: 353-359

Bail H, Kolbeck SF, Lindner T, Dahne M, Weiler A, Windhagen HJ, Raun K, Skjaerbaeck C, Oerskov H, Haas NP, Raschke MJ
The effect of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor I on bone metabolism in distraction osteogenesis.
Growth Hormone IGF Res, 11: 314-323

Khodadadyan-Klostermann C, Kandziora F, Schnake KJ, Lewandrowski KU, Wise D, Weiler A, Haas NP
Biomechanischer Vergleich biodegradierbarer intervertebraler lumbaler Cages.
Chirurg, 72: 1431-1438

Stähelin AC, Südkamp NP, Weiler A: Anatomic double bundle posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring tendons. Arthroscopy, 17: 88-97

Strobel MJ, Castillo R, Weiler A
Reflex extension loss after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction due to femoral „high noon“ graft placement.
Arthroscopy, 17: 408-411



Brand JC Jr, Weiler A, Caborn DNM, Brown CH Jr, Johnson DL
Graft fixation in cruciate ligament reconstruction - Current concepts.
Am J Sports Med, 28: 761-774

Raschke MJ, Stosch-Wiechert K, Weiler A, Khodadadyan C, Haas NP
Distraction of hypertrophic callus in the treatment of segmental bone loss of the femur.
J Bone Joint Surg 82A: 101-104

Strobel MJ, Weiler A, Eichhorn HJ
Diagnostik und Behandlung der frischen und chronischen hinteren Kreuzbandläsion.
Chirurg, 71: 1066-1081

Südkamp NP, Stähelin AC, Wagner M, Weiler A
Eine neue Technik zur Rekonstruktion des vorderen Kreuzbandes unter Verwendung der Hamstring Sehnen und biodegradierbaren Interferenzschrauben.
Arthroskopie, 13: 280-286

Weiler A, Hoffmann RFG, Siepe CJ, Kolbeck SF, Südkamp NP
The influence of screw geometry on hamstring tendon interference fit fixation.
Am J Sports Med, 28: 356-359

Weiler A, Hoffmann RFG, Stähelin AC, Helling HJ, Südkamp NP
Biodegradable implants in sports medicine: The biological base - Current concepts.
Arthroscopy, 16:305-321

Weiler A, Scheffler SU, Südkamp NP: Aktuelle Aspekte in der Verankerung von Hamstringsehnen-Transplantaten in der Kreuzbandchirurgie.
Chirurg, 71: 1034-1044



Brand JC, Weiler A, Caborn DNM, Johnson DL
Graft fixation issues in knee ligament surgery.
Operat Tech Orthop, 9: 256-263

Hoffmann RFG, Peine R, Bail H, Südkamp P, Weiler A
Initial fixation strength of modified patellar tendon grafts for anatomic fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Arthroscopy, 15: 392-399

Hoffmann RFG, Weißkopf M, Stöckle U, Weiler A, Haas NP
Bisegmental rotational fracture dislocation of the pediatric cervical spine.
Spine, 24: 904-907

Kolbeck S, Bail H, Weiler A, Windhagen H, Haas NP, Raschke M
Digital radiography: A predictor of regenerate bone stiffness in distraction osteogenesis.
Clin Orthop, 366: 221-228

Mittlmeier T, Weiler A, Söhn T, Kleinhans L, Mollbach S, Duda G, Südkamp NP
Novel Award 2nd Price Paper: Functional monitoring during rehabilitation following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
Clin Biomech, 14: 576-584

Raschke MJ, Bail H, Windhagen HJ, Kolbeck S, Weiler A, Raun K, Kappelgard AM, Skiaerbeak C, Haas NP
Recombinant growth hormone accelerates bone regenerate consolidation in distraction osteogenesis.
Bone, 24: 81-88

Weiler A, Hoffmann RFG, Südkamp NP, Siepe CJ, Haas NP
 Ersatz des vorderen Kreuzbandes: Biomechanische Untersuchungen zur Patellar- und Semitendinosussehnen Verankerung mit einer Poly-(D,L-Laktid) Interferenzschraube.
Unfallchirurg, 102: 115-123

Windhagen H, Bail H, Schmeling A, Kolbeck S, Weiler A, Raschke M
 Technical note: A new device to quantify regenerate torsional stiffness in distraction osteogenesis.
J Biomechanics, 32: 857-860



Südkamp NP, Mader FM, von Fournier C, Tempka A, Weiler A, Schütz M
Inzidenz der posttraumatischen Osteitis nach geschlossenen Frakturen der langen Röhrenknochen: Eine prospektive Analyse von 478 Frakturen.
Akt Traumatol, 28: 97-104

Brunnberg L, Horst C, Gagel A, Weiler A, Raschke M
Die No Contact Plate (NCP) Osteosyntheseplatte - Ein neues biologisches Implantatsystem.
Kleintierpraxis, 43: 579-591

Helling HJ, Weiler A
Gewebereaktionen im Verlauf des Abbaus polymerer Implantate.
OP-Journal, 14: 245-249

Südkamp NP, Schönfelder V, Weiler A, Schütz M
Arthroskopisch kontrollierte minimal invasive Stabilisierung von Tibiakopffrakturen.
Arthroskopie, 5: 228-234

Weiler A, Hoffmann RFG, Stähelin AC, Bail HJ, Siepe CJ, Südkamp NP
Hamstring tendon fixation using interference screws - A biomechanical study in calf tibial bone.
Arthroscopy, 14: 29-37

Weiler A, Hoffmann RFG
Klassifikation der Gewebereaktionen auf biodegradierbare Implantate.
OP-Journal, 14: 251-255

Weiler A, Stähelin AC, Hoffmann RFG, Südkamp NP
Biodegradierbare Interferenzschrauben in der Kreuzbandchirurgie.
OP-Journal, 14: 278-284

Weiler A, Windhagen HJ, Raschke MJ, Laumeyer A, Hoffmann RFG
Biodegradable interference screw fixation exhibits pull-out force and stiffness similar to titanium screws.
Am J Sports Med, 26: 119-128



Hoffmann R, Weiler A, Helling HJ, Krettek C, Rehm KE
Lokale Fremdkörperreaktionen auf biodegradierbare Implantate - Eine Klassifikation.
Unfallchirurg, 100: 658-666

Stähelin AC, Weiler A, Rüfenacht H, Hoffmann R, Geissmann A, Feinstein R
Clinical degradation and biocompatibility of different bioabsorbable interference screws - A report of six cases.
Arthroscopy, 13: 238-244

Stähelin AC, Weiler A
All-inside ACL reconstruction using semitendinosus tendon and soft threaded biodegradable interference screw fixation.
Arthroscopy, 13: 773-779



Weiler A, Helling HJ, Kirch U, Zirbes TK, Rehm KE
Foreign-body reaction and the course of osteolysis after polyglycolide implants for fracture fixation - Experimental study in sheep.
J Bone Joint Surg, 78B: 369-376