Willibald Walter

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OBJECTIVE Total shoulder replacement for restoration of function and for pain relief of damaged glenohumeral joint accompanied by extensive irreparable cuff defect. INDICATIONS Any painful shoulder arthropathy with insufficient and irreparable rotator cuff, especially primary defect arthropathy, rheumatoid arthritis with extensive rotator cuff defect,(More)
Oleuropein, the bitter glucoside in green olives, and products of its hydrolysis were tested for antibacterial action against certain species of lactic acid bacteria involved in the brine fermentation of olives. Oleuropein was not inhibitory, but two of its hydrolysis products, the aglycone and elenolic acid, inhibited growth of the four species of lactic(More)
A clinical randomized study was conducted to compare 28 closed polyurethane (PU) drainage systems and 28 open polyvinylchloride (PVC) (Redon) drainage systems. The aim was to find whether the Redon drains could be replaced by PU drains without suction in the field of joint and soft tissue surgery. In another study, 27 PU gravity-drainage systems were(More)
Concentrated cultures of Lactobacillus bulgaricus were prepared by resuspending cells grown in semisynthetic media in sterile 10% non-fat milk solids. The concentrated cultures were frozen in liquid nitrogen for 24 h. The cell suspensions exhibited decreased viability after storage, and the amount of death varied among the different strains tested. Storage(More)