S. Tempelhof

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Ultrasound is a well established method for the examination of the Achilles tendon. The objective of the study was to provide answers to the following questions: What ultrasonographic structural changes are long lasting after surgical repair? How important is ultrasound with regards to the functional evaluation of late results? 60 patients were examined at(More)
One hundred eighty-six players of 16 teams in 2 male team handball senior divisions were observed prospectively for 1 season to study the injury incidence in relation to exposure in games and practices. Ninety-one injuries were recorded. Injury incidence was evaluated at 2.5 injuries per 1000 player-hours, with a significantly higher incidence in game(More)
To determine the prevalence of rotator cuff tears in asymptomatic shoulders we conducted a prospective clinical and ultrasonographic study of 411 volunteers. We anticipated an age-dependent outcome and divided the patients into 4 age-groups. Overall, we found evidence of a rotator cuff tear in 23% of the patients. In group 1 (aged 50 to 59 years), 13% (22(More)
In this study, 22 patients were reviewed who underwent arthroscopic surgery of the elbow mainly for loose bodies or osteochondrotic lesions. Of these, 12 patients rated the result as good or excellent, 4 had slight improvement, and 6 were not satisfied. The average score (Hospital of Special Surgery scoring system; maximum 100 points) was raised from 70(More)
To evaluate the injuries in Team Handball 186 male players out of 16 teams were questioned retrospectively at the end of a season. An important difference between practice and competition injuries could be found with an injury rate of 0.8 injuries per 1000 training hours and 13.5 injuries per 1000 playing hours. Injuries were predominant at the lower(More)
The objective was to evaluate mid-term results after arthroscopic subacromial decompression (ASD) with special focus on the bias due to an application to social insurance for pension based on sickness disability. The study group consisted of 42 patients (28 male, 14 female). ASD was performed in 1993 or 1994 for impingement stage II. The mean age was 49.5(More)
Ziel dieser Studie war es, die eigenen mittelfristigen Ergebnisse nach ASD zu evaluieren und dabei besonders noch laufenden Rentenantragsverfahren als wesentlichen Einflussfaktor zu bewerten. In die Studie wurden 42 Patienten aufgenommen (28 Männer, 14 Frauen), die 1993 und 1994 unter der Diagnose Impingementsyndrom bei intakter Rotatorenmanschette(More)
At the Orthopedic Clinic of the University Homburg/Saar 32 delayed (8 days to 7 months) treated ruptures and 32 immediately (< 48 hours) treated ruptures of the Achilles tendon were followed up by clinical tests and sonographic examination and were compared with regard to the final results and the complications. There was no significant difference in the(More)
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