Tailored Implants made of PVDF


1. Klinge U, Klosterhalfen B, Ottinger AP, Junge K, Schumpelick V:
PVDF as a new Polymer for the Construction of Surgical Meshes
Biomaterials 23/16: 3487–93; ©Elsevier, NL (2002)

2. Klink CD, Junge K, Binnebösel M, Alizai HP, Otto J, Neumann UP, Klinge, U:
Comparison of Long-Term Biocompatibility of PVDF and PP Meshes
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3. Gerullis H, Georgas E, Eimer C, Goretzki PE, Lammers BJ, Klosterhalfen B, Borós M, Wishahi M, Heusch G, Otto T:
Evaluation of Biocompatibility of Alloplastic Materials: Development of a Tissue Culture in Vitro Test System
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5. Laroche G, Marois Y, Schwarz E, Guidoin R, King MW, Pâris E, Douville Y:
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6. Mühl T, Binnebösel M, Klinge U, Goedderz T:
New Objective Measurement to Characterize the Porosity of Textile Implants
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7. Hansen NL, Barabasch A, Distelmaier M, Ciritsis A, Kühnert N, Otto J, Klinge, U, Hilgers R-D, Kuhl CK, Krämer NA:
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8. Klinge U, Klosterhalfen B:
Modified Classification of Surgical Meshes for Hernia Repair
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9. Berger D, Bientzle M:
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11. Junge K, Binnebösel M, Rosch R, Jansen M, Kämmer D, Otto J, Schumpelick V, Klinge U:
Adhesion Formation of a Polyvinylidenfluoride/Polypropylene Mesh for Intra-Abdominal
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Surgical Endoscopy 23: 327–333, DOI 10.1007/s00464-008-9923-y;
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14. Berger D, Bientzle M:
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European Surgery 38/6: 393–398; ©Springer-Verlag (2006)

15. Berger D:
Prevention of Parastomal Hernias by Prophylactic Use of a Specially Designed Intraperitoneal
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16. Junge K, Binnebösel M, Kauffmann C, Rosch R, Klink C, Trotha K, Schoth F, Schumpelick V, Klinge U:
Damage to the Spermatic Cord by the Lichtenstein and TAPP Procedures in a Pig Model
Surgical Endoscopy 25/1: 146-52, DOI 10.1007/s00464-010-1148-1; ©Springer Science+Business Media (6/2010)

17. Godazandeh G, Mortazian M:
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18. Ladurner R, Drosse I, Bürklein D, Plitz W, Barbaryka G, Kirchhoff C, Kirchhoff S, Mutschler W,
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Cyanoacrylate Glue for Intra-abdominal Mesh Fixation of Polypropylene-Polyvinylidene Fluoride Meshes
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19. Roberts DG, Anwar S:
Laparoscopic Intraperitoneal Onlay Repair of Abdominal Incisional and Ventral Hernias
with Polyvinylidene Fluoride-Coated Polypropylene Mesh;
A Retrospective Study with Short to Medium Term Results
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20. Göretzlehner U, Müllen A:
PVDF as an Implant Material in Urogynaecology
Interdisciplinary Journal of Functional Materials, Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering BIOmaterialien 8 (S1): 28–9, ISSN 1616-0177; ©Neuer Merkur GmbH, München (2007)

21. Klinge U, Binnebösel M, Kuschel S, Schuessler B:
Demands and Properties of Alloplastic Implants for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence
Expert Review Medical Devices 4/3: 349–59, DOI 10.1586/17434440.4.3.349; ©Future Drugs Ltd., Austria (2007)

22 Noé K, Spüntrup C, Anapolski M:
Laparoscopic Pectopexy: A Randomised Comparative Clinical Trial of Standard Laparoscopic Sacral
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Short-term Postoperative Results
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23. Jäger W, Mirenska O, Brügge S:
Surgical Treatment of Mixed and Urge Urinary Incontinence in Women
Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation 74/2: 157–64, DOI 10.1159/000339972; ©S. Karger AG, Basel (8/2012)

24. Chui LB, Ng WT, Sze YS, Yuen KS, Wong YT, Kong CK:
Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing Lightweight versus Heavyweight Mesh in Chronic Pain Incidence after TEP Repair of Bilateral Inguinal Hernia
Surgical Endoscopy 24/11: 2735–8, DOI 10.1007/s00464-010-1036-8; ©Springer Science+Business Media (2010)

25. Klosterhalfen B, Junge K, Klinge U:
The Lightweight and Large Porous Mesh Concept for Hernia Repair
Expert Review of Medical Devices 2/1: 103–17, DOI 10.1586/17434440.2.1.103; ©Future Drugs Ltd. (2005)

26. Otto J, Kaldenhoff E, Kirschner-Hermanns R, Mühl T, Klinge U:
Elongation of Textile Pelvic Floor Implants under Load is Related to Complete Loss of Effective Porosity, thereby Favouring Incorporation in Scar Plates
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 102/4: 1079-84, DOI 10.1002/jbm.a.34767;
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27. Mary C, Marois Y, King MW, Laroche G, Douville Y, Martin L, Guidoin R:
Comparison of the in Vivo Behavior of Polyvinylidene Fluoride and Polypropylene Sutures Used in Vascular Surgery
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28. Klosterhalfen, B, Klinge U:
Comparison of Bacterial Adherences

29. Kuehnert N, Kraemer NA, Otto J, Donker HCW, Slabu I, Baumann M, Kuhl Ch, Klinge U:
In Vivo MRI Visualization of Mesh Shrinkage Using Surgical Implants Loaded with Superparamagnetic Iron Oxides
Surgical Endoscopy 26/5: 1468–75, DOI 10.1007/s00464-011-2057-7; ©Springer-Verlag (2012)

30. Lynen Jansen P, Klinge U, Anurov M, Titkova S, Mertens PR, Jansen M:
Surgical Mesh as a Scaffold for Tissue Regeneration in the Esophagus
European Surgical Research. 36/2: 104–11, DOI 10.1159/000076650; ©Karger(2004)

31. Naumann G, Albrich S, Skala C, Laterza R, Kölbl H:
Single-Incision Slings (SIS) – a New Option for the Surgical Treatment of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence
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32. Noé K, Schiermeier S, Alkatout I, Anapolski M:
Laparoscopic Pectopexy: A Prospective, Randomized, Comparative Clinical Trial of Standard Laparoscopic Sacral Colpocervicopexy with the New Laparoscopic Pectopexy—Postoperative Results and Intermediate-Term Follow-Up in a Pilot Study
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