Hans-Oliver Rennekampff

Mayer Tenenhaus2
Frank Werdin2
Gerrit Grieb1
Bong-Sung Kim1
2Mayer Tenenhaus
2Frank Werdin
1Gerrit Grieb
1Bong-Sung Kim
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The care and management of patients with chronic wounds and their far-reaching effects challenge both the patient and the practitioner. Further complicating this situation is the paucity of evidence-based treatment strategies for chronic wound care. After searching both MEDLINE and Cochrane databases, we reviewed currently available articles concerning(More)
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) is a pleiotropic cytokine and has been implicated in inflammatory diseases. However, little is known about the regulation of MIF in adipose tissue and its impact on wound healing. The aim of this study was to investigate MIF expression in inflamed adipose and determine its role in inflammatory cell recruitment(More)
In the absence of skin innervation, wound healing is delayed and chronic nonhealing wounds may occur. Keratinocytes produce neurotrophic factors, such as nerve growth factor (NGF), which has been suggested to attract primary cutaneous afferent axons and exert mitogenic effects on keratinocytes. The present study was performed to examine the interaction of(More)
OBJECTIVE Millions of patients are treated annually in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany with either acute or chronic wounds. The purpose of this study is to compare how the medical education systems in the United States, Germany, and United Kingdom have prepared their physician trainees to deal with clinical issues of wounds. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND In many clinical trials on cutaneous healing, wound closure is the primary endpoint and single most important outcome parameter, making precise assessment of this time point one of utmost importance. The assessment of wound closure can be performed either by subjective clinical inspection or with a variety of methodologies anticipated to provide(More)
— Fireworks are used worldwide during national and cultural celebrations, but they often cause moderate to severe injuries. A young male was injured by fireworks during festivities, as a unit hit him at the right arm causing severe and extended (second degree) burn. The patient volunteered for treatment with the Wetling-W200 Wireless Micro Current(More)
OBJECTIVE Digital injuries are common and frequently complicate occupational hazards and trauma. The management of these injuries often necessitates digital amputation, and a variety of different amputation techniques are advocated and employed by hand surgeons. In this survey study, we investigate the variation in technical detail among a group of hand(More)
OBJECTIVE Mentosternal contracture, a complication of deep thermal injury to the neck, results in significant functional and esthetic problems. A new method of reconstructing this deformity is described. METHODS We present a case of a 5-year-old patient with severe mentosternal contracture, treated with a large occipito-scapular island flap (24 cm x 10(More)
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