Abstract & Publications

The abstracts and publications listed below contain information on the clinical use of the IlluminOss System.

Carsten Surke, Rahel Meier, Luzian Haug and Esther Vogelin, Osteosynthesis of fifth metacarpal neck fractures with a photodynamic polymer bone stabilization system. Journal of Hand Surgery. June 21st, 2019

Guido W. Van Oijen, Paul A. Vegt, Tjebbe Hagenaars, Esther M. M. Van Lieshout, Michael H. J. Verhofstat, Outcome after treatment of distal radius fractures in the elderly using the IlluminOss System. European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery. December 17, 2019 View

Michael Zyskowski, MD, Sebastian Pesch, Frederik Greve, MD, Francesca von Matthey, Markus Wurm, Sophie Felix, Moritz Crönlein, Peter Biberthaler, MD, Chlodwig Kirchhoff, Prospective Randomized Study on the Outcome after Osteosynthesis in AO Technique vs Minimally Invasive Intramedullary Osteosynthesis by "Photodynamic Bone Stabilization" in Distal Fibula Fracture. AOFAS Annual Meeting 2019

Stavros Oikonomidis MD, Ahmad Alabsi MD, Ghazi Ashqar MD, Markus Graf MD, and Rolf Sobottke MD, Intramedullary Stabilization of Pubic Ramus Fractures in Elderly Patients With a Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System (IlluminOss). Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation. August 14, 2018 View

Paul Vegt, Jan Verbruggen, Thomas Gausepohl, Jos P. Vroemen, Walter Schafer, Dietmar Pennig, Jeffrey M. Muir, The Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System in the Treatment of Humerus Fractures: A Prospective Clinical Trial. Cureus. February 22, 2018 View

Thomas Gausepohl, Dietmar Pennig, Steffen Heck, Sascha Gick, Paul A. Vegt, Jon E. Block, Lahn-Dill Kliniken, Wetzlar, Effective management of bone fractures with the IlluminOss® photodynamic bone stabilization system: initial clinical experience from the European Union registry. Orthopedic Reviews 2017; volume 9:6988. February 1, 2017

Hagenaars T, Van Oijen GW, Roerdink WH, Vegt PA, Vroemen JP, Verhofstad MH, Van Lieshout EM, Functional recovery after treatment of extra-articular distal radius fractures in the elderly using the IlluminOss® System (IO-Wrist); a multicenter prospective observational study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. May 27, 2016 View

Zani BG, Baird R, Stanley JR, Markham PM, Wilke M, Zeiter S, Beck A, Nehrbass D, Kopia GA, Edelman ER, Rabiner R., Evaluation of an intramedullary bone stabilization system using a light-curable monomer in sheep. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). March 15, 2015.

Vegt P, Muir J, Block J. The Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System: a minimally invasive, percutaneous intramedullary polymeric osteosynthesis for simple and complex long bone fractures). Medical Devices: Evidence and Research 2014 4:77 453-461

Heck S, Gick S, Pennig D. Intramedullary polymer implant with angular stability for minimally invasive repair of pathological fractures.Meeting of the Association of Surgeons – Cologne.

Heck S. Angle stable intramedullar polymer for rapid stabilization of pathological fractures. EFORT. 2013.

Hoffmann F, Gausepohl T. Minimally Invasive Stabilization of Weber B Fractures Using Intramedullary Balloon Stabilization (IlluminOss) in Elderly Patients.DKOU – German Congress of thopedics and Trauma Surgery. October 25, 2012.

Gausepohl T, Rashid A, Baluch M, Hoffmann F. Ankle Fracture Fixation with a Novel Intramedullary Photodynamic Polymeric Rod: A Case Series Review. Orthopaedic Trauma Association 28th Annual Meeting. October 3-6, 2012.

Heck S. Treatment of Fractures caused by Osteoporosis. VSOU Baden-Baden (Association of South German Orthopedists and Trauma Surgeons) Annual Meeting. April 2012.

Heck S. Intramedullary polymer implant with angular stability for minimally invasive repair of pathological fractures.Osteology, Weimar. March 9, 2013.

Gick S, Dargel J, Heck S, Wilke J, Offerhaus C, Pennig D. Intramedullary polymer osteosynthesis (IlluminOss): Biomechanical comparative tests in the case of metacarpal bone fractures. DKOU 2011 (German Congress for Orthopedics and Accident Surgery) – Berlin. October 27, 2011.

Heck S, Gick S, Rabiner R, Pennig D. Innovative intramedullary stabilization of metacarpal shaft fractures – initial clinical experiences with a photodynamic polymer (IlluminOss). DKOU 2011 (German Congress for Orthopedics and Accident Surgery) – Berlin. October 26, 2011.

Gick S. Intramedullary Polymer Osteosynthesis (IlluminOss): Biomechanical comparative tests and initial clinical experience with metacarpal bone fractures. DGH-Congress (German Association for Surgery of the Hand) – Bonn. October 7, 2011.