Literature on carbon fibre pins

Here is an overview of various literature on osteoarthritis treatment with carbon fibre pins. Review of literature on the link you will find here to the individual publications. These are bracketed as (number).


1. Bengert O., Schweinsberg W., Brylka H.: Knochenbohrung und Carbon-Faser-Stiftung.

2. Bentley G., Minas T.: Treating joint damage in young people, BMJ, Volume 320, June 2000.

3. Bentley G.: Carbon fiber inplants a feasible option for treating femoral condylar lesions. A less extensive alternative to treating chronic articular femoral condylar defects. International Orthopaedics Today, July/August 1998.

4. Bentley G.: Cartilage Resurfacing of Synovial Joints. The Annual Congress of Israel Orthopaedic Association. Nov. 1996.

5. Bentley G., Norman D., Haddad FS.: An 8-year experience of cartilage repair by the matrix support prosthesis. The Proceedings of International Cartilage Repair Society, 2"d Symposion, Boston, USA, 16-19h November 1998.

6. Brittberg M., Faxen E., Peterson L.: Carbon Fiber Scaffolds in the Treatment of Early Knee Osteoarthritis: A Prospective 4-year follow up of 37 Patients. Clinical Orthopaedics, 307: 155-164, 1994.

7. Brittberg M. Lindahl A., Nilson A. et al: Treatment of deep cartilage defects in the knee with autologous chondrocyte Implantation. N Eng Med 331: 889-895.

8. Curtis A., Wilkinson C.: Topographic control of cells, Biomaterials, 18(24), 1997, 1573-1583.

9. Desai V.V., Newmann J.H.: The histology of regenerated tissue after failed carbon fibre matrix implants, The Knee, 6, 1999, 229-233.

10. Drescher H., Guhlke-Steinwachs U.: Die Implantation von Karbonstiften - eine wertvolle Alternative, Studie für Med Implantation Advance GmbH, 2004.

11. Engkvist O, af Ekenstqam F.: Joint cartilage formation induced by silastic sheet spacer. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg 16: 194-4, 1982.

12. Fritsch K.-G., Josimovic O.: Chondroneogenese durch autologe Chondrocyten-Transplantation (ACT) Arthroskopie (1999) 12: 43-49.

13. Grifka J., Krämer J.: Arthrosetherapie und Chondrozytentransplantation Arthroskopie (1999) 12: 1-2.

14. Grifka J., Kalteis T., Plitz W., Knaup C., Anders S., Philippon S. (1999): Möglichkeiten der gelenkerhaltenden Gonarthrose-Therapie mittels Arthroskopie und ergänzender intraartikulärer Verfahren. Arthroskopie 12, 9-15.

15. Hangody L., Karpati Z., Szigeti I., Sükösd L. (1996): Clinical experience with the mosaic technique, Rev.-Osteal 4: 32-36.

16. Harris A.K.: Polarity and polarisation of fibroblasts in culture, Advance in Molecular and Cell Biology, 26, 1998, 201-252.

17. Harding ML., Findlay DB.:Surgial Management of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee Using Medicarb Gateshead Rods. The Knee, 1998.

18. Hunter W.: Of the structure and diseases of the articulating cartilages, Phil. Trans. 1742-3, 42, 514.

19. Johnson LL.: Arthroscopie Abrasion Arthroplasty. In McGinty JB (Ed). Operative Arthroscopy. New York, Raven Press 341-359, 1991.

20. Klasson DH., Scheman P.: Purifield carbon as a tissue replacement. Int Surg 62: 179, 1977.

21. Löhnert J., Ruhnau K., Gossen A., Bernsmann K., Wiese M.: Autologe Chondrocytentransplantation (ACT) im Kniegelenk Arthroskopie(1999) 12: 34-42.

22. Magnuson P.: Technique of debridement of the knee joint for arthritis. Surg Clin North Am 24:249, 1946.

23. Minns RJ., O'Brien TK., England P., Betts JA., Muckle DS.: Biological Resurfacing of the Knee. A Review of Surgical Management, The Knee, 1995.

24. Minns RJ., Flynn M.: Intra-articular implant of filamentous carbon fibre in the experimental animal. J Bioeng 2:279, 1978.

25. Minns RJ., Muckle D.: Mechanical and histological response of carbon fibre pads implanted in the rabbit patella. Biomaterials 10:273, 1989.

26. Minns RJ., Muckle DS. & Betts JA.: Biological Resurfacing Ursing Carbon Fibre. Orthopaedics International edition, 1993.

27. Minns RJ., Muckle DS., Donkin J.: The repair of osteochodnral defects in osteoarthritic rabbit knees by the use of carbon fibre. Biomaterials 3:81-86, 1982.

28. Minns RJ., Muckle DS., Nabhani F.: Hallux Rigidus treated by Carbon Fibre arthroplasty of the proximal phalanx. Accepted for Foot & Ankle Surgery 1999.

29. Muckle DS., Minns R.: Biological response to woven carbon fibre pads in the knee. A clinical and experimental study. J Bone Joint Surg 72B:60-2, 1989.

30. Pridie K.H.: A method of resurfacing osteoarthritic knee joints. J Bone Joint Surg 41B: 618, 1959.

31. Prochnow N., Schmitz I., Tesch C., Müller K.M.: Einfluss von Karbonfaserimplantation auf die Knorpelregeneration bei Kniegelenksarthrosen, BMT Kongress 2001, Bochum, 2001.

32. Rodrigo JJ., Steadman RJ., Sillimann JF., Futstone HA. (1994): Improvement of the thickness chondral defect healing in the human knee after debridement and microfacture using continous passiv motion Am I knee surg 7: 109-116.

33. Tesch C.: Karbonstiftimplantation - eine Möglichkeit der Therapie arthrotischer Kniegelenke im Rahmen einer prospektiven Studie, Chirurgie München, Sympomed, vol 7, pp 120-125, 2001.