Peer-reviewed articles

Hirsiger S, Hasler A, Fürnstahl P, Gerber C. Chronic anterior sternoclavicular instability: technique and results of corrective clavicular osteotomy. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2018. Accepted/in press.

Vlachopoulos L, Carrillo F, Dünner C, Gerber C, Székely G, Fürnstahl P. A novel approach for the approximation of the humeral head retrotorsion based on three-dimensional registration of the bicipital groove. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 2018. Accepted/in press.

Vlachopoulos L, Lüthi M, Carrillo F, Gerber C, Székely G, Fürnstahl P. Restoration of the Patient-Specific Anatomy of the Proximal and Distal Humerus - Statistical Shape Modeling versus Contralateral Registration Method. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2018: 100A(8).

Bauer DE, Hingsammer A, Schenk P, Vlachopoulos L, Imam MA, Fürnstahl P, Meyer DC. Are commercially-available precountoured anatomical clavicle plating systems offering the purported superior optimum fitting to the clavicle? A cadaveric analysis and review of literature. Orthopeadics & Tramatology: Surgery & Research, 2018.

Vlachopoulos L, Székely G, Gerber C, Fürnstahl P. A scale-space curvature matching algorithm for the reconstruction of complex proximal humeral fractures. Medical Image Analysis, 2018. 43: 142-156.

Viehöfer A, Wirth S, Waibel F, Fürnstahl P. Shortening of first metatarsalia after ReveL procedure depends on the osteotomy angle. Foot & Ankle Othopaedics, 2017: 2(3).

Wieser K, Fürnstahl P, Carrillo F, Fucentese S, Vlachopoulos L. Isometry of the Anterolateral Ligament: A Weight Bearing Computer Tomography Simulation. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 2017. 33(5): 1016-1023.

Mauler F, Langguth C, Schweizer A, Vlachopoulos L, Gass T, Lüthi M, Fürnstahl P. Prediction of Normal Bone Anatomy for the Planning of Corrective Osteotomies of Malunited Forearm Bones Using a Three-Dimensional Statistical Shape Model. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 2017. 35(12): 2630-2636.

Ozdemir F, Karani N, Fürnstahl P, Goksel O. Interactive segmentation in MRI for orthopedic surgery planning: bone tissue. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2017. 12(6): 1031-1039.

Péan F, Carrillo F, Fürnstahl P, Goksel O. Physical Simulation of the Interosseous Ligaments During Forearm Rotation. CAOS 2017. (1): 181-188.

Bauer D, Zimmermann S, Aichmair A, Hingsammer A, Schweizer A, Nagy L, Fürnstahl P. Conventional Versus Computer-Assisted Corrective Osteotomy of the Forearm: a Retrospective Analysis of 56 Consecutive Cases. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2017. 42(6): 447-455.

Weigelt L, Fürnstahl P, Schweizer A. Computer-assisted corrective osteotomy of malunited pediatric radial neck fractures - Three-dimensional postoperative accuracy and clinical outcome. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2017. 31 (12): 436-441.

Dietrich TJ, Agten CA, Fürnstahl P, Vlachopoulos L, Pfirrmann CWA. The Legend of the Luschka Tubercle and Its Association With Snapping Scapulae: Osseous Morphology of Snapping Scapulae on CT Images. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Jul;209(1): p. 159-166.

Vlachopoulos L, Schweizer A, Meyer DC, Gerber C, Fürnstahl P. Computer-assisted planning and patient-specific guides for the treatment of midshaft clavicle malunions. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Aug; 26(8):1367-1373.

Hirsiger S, Schweizer A, Miyake J, Nagy L, Fürnstahl P. Corrective Osteotomies of Phalangeal and Metacarpal Malunions Using Patient-Specific Guides: CT-Based Evaluation of the Reduction Accuracy. Hand (N Y). 2017.

Weigelt L, Fürnstahl P, Hirsiger S, Vlachopoulos L, Espinosa N, Wirth SH. Three-Dimensional Correction of Complex Ankle Deformities With Computer-Assisted Planning and Patient-Specific Surgical Guides. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2017 Dec; 56(6): 1158-1164.

Roner S, Vlachopoulos L, Nagy L, Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P. Accuracy and Early Clinical Outcome of 3-Dimensional Planned and Guided Single-Cut Osteotomies of Malunited Forearm Bones. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2017. 42(12): 1031.e1-1031.e8

Carrillo F, Vlachopoulos L, Schweizer A, Nagy L, Snedeker J, Fürnstahl P. A Time Saver: Optimization Approach for the Fully Automatic 3D Planning of Forearm Osteotomies. In: Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention − MICCAI 2017: 488-496. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10434. Springer.

Vlachopoulos L, Carrillo F, Gerber C, Székely G, Fürnstahl PA Novel Registration-Based Approach for 3D Assessment of Posttraumatic Distal Humeral Deformities. Journal of Bone Joint Surgery Am. 2017. 99(23): 127.

Schweizer A, Mauler F, Vlachopoulos L, Nagy L, Fürnstahl P. Computer-Assisted 3-Dimensional Reconstructions of Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions With and Without the Use of Patient-Specific Guides: Early Clinical Outcomes and Postoperative Assessments of Reconstruction Accuracy. Journal of Hand Surgery, Am, 2016. 41(1): 59-69.

Blatter S, Fürnstahl P, Hirschmann A, Fucentese S. Femoral insertion site in medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction: A CT based 3-D full weight bearing analysis. The Knee, 2016. 23(3): 456-459.

Tschannen M, Vlachopoulos L, Gerber C, Szekely G, Fürnstahl P. Regression Forest-Based Automatic Estimation of the Articular Margin Plane for Shoulder Prosthesis Planning. Medical Image Analysis, 2016. 31: 88-97.

Vlachopoulos L, Schweizer A, Meyer DC, Gerber C, Fürnstahl P. Three-dimensional corrective osteotomies of complex malunited humeral fractures using patient-specific guides. J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 2016. 25(12): 2040-2047.

Jentzsch T, Vlachopoulos L, Fürnstahl P, Müller D, Fuchs B. Tumor resection at the pelvis using three-dimensional planning and patient-specific instruments: a case series. World Journal of Surgical Oncology, 2016. 14(1): 249.

Schenk P, Vlachopoulos L, Hingsammer A, Fucentese S, Fürnstahl P. Is the contralateral tibia a reliable template for reconstruction – A three dimensional anatomy cadaveric study. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, 2016: 1-8.

Fürnstahl P, Vlachopoulos L, Schweizer A, Fucentese S, Koch P. Complex osteotomies of tibial plateau malunions using computer-assisted planning and patient-specific surgical guides. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 2015. 29(8): p. 270-276.

Hingsammer A, Vlachopoulos L, Meyer D, Fürnstahl P. Three-Dimensional Corrective Osteotomies of Mal-united Clavicles - is the contralateral anatomy a reliable template for reconstruction? Clinical Anatomy, 2015. 28(7): p. 865-871.

Vallon F, Reymond A, Fürnstahl P, Zingg PO, Kamath AF, Snedeker J, Dora C. Effect of angular deformities of the proximal femur on impingement-free hip range of motion in a three-dimensional rigid body model. Hip International, 2015. 25(6): p. 574-580.

Vlachopoulos L, Dünner C, Gass T, Graf M, Goksel O, Gerber C, Szekely G, Fürnstahl P. Computer algorithms for 3D measurement of humeral anatomy - analysis of 140 paired humeri. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2015. 25(2): 38-48.

Vlachopoulos L, Schweizer A, Graf M, Nagy L, Fürnstahl P. Three-dimensional postoperative accuracy of extra-articular forearm osteotomies using CT-scan based patient-specific surgical guides. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 2015. 16(1): 336.

Wirth S, Espinosa N, Renner N, Fürnstahl P. Computer aided three-dimensional surgical planning with patient-specific instruments for accurate correction of malaligned bones of the foot and ankle. Fuß & Sprunggelenk, 2015. 13(2): 123-132.

Letta C, Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P. Quantification of Contralateral Differences of the Scaphoid: A Comparison of Bone Geometry in Three Dimensions. Anatomy Research International, 2014.

Fürnstahl P, Wirth S, Nagy L, Schweizer A. Advantages and pitfalls in computer assisted orthopaedic surgery using rapid-prototyped guides. RTejournal - Forum für Rapid Technologie, 2014 (1).

Nagy L, Fürnstahl P, Schweizer A. Computerassistierte 3-D-Technologie in der orthopädischen Handchirurgie. Leading Opinions Orthopädie und Rheumatologie, 2014.

Graf M, Diether S, Vlachopoulos L, Fucentese S, Fürnstahl P. Automatic string generation for estimating in-vivo length changes of the medial patellofemoral ligament during knee flexion. Medical & biological engineering & computing, 2014. 52(6): p. 511-520.

Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P, Nagy L. 3D kontrollierte Planung und Durchführung von Osteotomien an Vorderarm und Hand. Therapeutische Umschau, 2014. 71(7): 391-396.

Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P, Nagy L. Three-dimensional correction of distal radius intra-articular malunions using patient-specific drill guides. J Hand Surg Am.,  2013. 38(12): p. 2339-2347.

Hess F, Fürnstahl P, Gallo LM, Schweizer A. 3D analysis of the proximal interphalangeal joint kinematics during flexion. Comput Math Methods Med., 2013.

Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P, Nagy L. Three-dimensional computed tomographic analysis of 11 scaphoid waist nonunions. Journal of Hand Surgery, 2012. 37(6): 1151-1158.

Fürnstahl P, Szekely G, Gerber C, Hodler J, Snedeker JG, Harders M. Computer assisted reconstruction of complex proximal humerus fractures for preoperative planning. Medical Image Analysis, 2012. 16(3): 704-720.

Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P, Harders M, Szekely G, Nagy L. Complex radius shaft malunion: osteotomy with computer-assisted planning. Hand, 2010. 5(2): 171-178.

Fürnstahl P, Schweizer A, Nagy L, Szekely G, Harders M. A morphological approach to the simulation of forearm motion. Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society IEEE 2009: 7168-7171.

 

Peer-reviewed Books und Monographs

 

Fürnstahl P. Computer-assisted planning for orthopedic surgery. Konstanz: Hartung-Gorre Verlag; 2010. ISBN: 978-3-86628-352-7.

 

Peer-reviewed Conference Contributions

 

Ciganovic M, Ozdemir F, Pean F, Fürnstahl P, Tanner C, Goksel O. Registration of 3D Freehand Ultrasound to a Bone Model for Orthopaedic Procedures of the Forearm. IPCAI 2018: 9th International Conference on Information Processing in Computer-Assisted Inverventions, 2018, accepted.

Fürnstahl P, Lanfranco S, Leunig M, Ganz R. Computer simulation and jig cutting of femoral head reduction osteotomy in severe Perthes' deformities. IHS 2017: 12th congress of the European Hip Society. Bone Joint J, 2018. 100(SUPP 1).

Pean F, Carrillo F . Physical Simulation of the Interosseous Ligaments During Forearm Rotation. CAOS 2017: 7th Meeting of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery. In: Bone Joint J, 2017. 99(SUPP 20).

Misra S, Fünstahl P, Ramesh KT, Okamura AM, Harders M. Quantifying perception of nonlinear elastic tissue models using multidimensional scaling. EuroHaptics conference and Symposium on Haptic Interfaces for Virtual Environment and Teleoperator Systems World Haptics. Third Joint, IEEE 2009: 570-575.

Fürnstahl P, Fuchs T, Schweizer A, Nagy L, Szekely G, Harders M. Computer-aided osteotomy planning. In: Proceedings of the 9th Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery (CAOS), Livermore CA, Wing Span Press, 2009. 427-430.

Fürnstahl P, Fuchs T, Schweizer A, Nagy L, Székely G, Harders M. Automatic and robust forearm segmentation using graph cuts. In: 2008 5th International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro. IEEE, 2008: 77-80.

Fürnstahl P, Reitinger B, Beichel R, Schmalstieg D. Global Mesh Partitioning for Surgical Planning. In: Central European Multimedia and Virtual Reality Conference, 2006.

Perko R, Fürnstahl P, Bauer J, Klaus A. Geometrical accuracy of Bayer pattern images. WSCG '2005: The 13-th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision: 117-120.

 

Contributions to Books

 

Fürnstahl P, Schweizer S, Graf M, Vlachopoulos L, Fucentese S, Wirth S, Nagy L, Szekely G, Goksel O, 2016: Surgical Treatment of Long-bone Deformities: 3D Preoperative Planning and Patient-specific Instrumentation. In: Computational Radiology for Orthopaedic Interventions. Zheng G and Li S (eds.), p. 123-149, Springer International Publishing.

 

Patents and Licenses

 

EP18158106.7: Method for designing a registration instrument for osteosynthesis and a system comprising the registration instrument, submitted February 2018, pending.

EP18159979.6: Synthetic bones designed for rapid prototyping production, submitted February 2018, pending.

 

Talks and contributions to international Conferences

 

Liebmann F, Carrillo F, Farshad M, Roner S, Fürnstahl P. First Experiences of using Mixed-Reality for Surgical Navigation of Corrective Osteotomies. SGOT 2018, Montreux, Switzerland (accepted).

Fürnstahl P, Jud L, Vlachopoulos L, Götschi T, Fucentese S. The effect of malpositioning of patient specific instruments in high tibial osteotomy. SGOT 2018, Montreux, Switzerland (accepted).

Fürnstahl P, Ganz R. Preliminary Results on Computer-Assisted Planning and Navigation of Femoral Head Reduction Osteotomies in Severe Perthes Deformities. SGOT 2018, Montreux, Switzerland (accepted).

Roner S, Carrillo F, Vlachopoulos L, Schweizer A, Nagy L, Fürnstahl P. Improving Accuracy of Opening-Wedge Osteotomies of Distal Radius Using a Patient-Specific Ramp-Guide Technique. SGOT 2018, Montreux, Switzerland (accepted).

Zindel Ch, Eberhard M, Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P, Roner S. Feasibility of Computer-assisted Osteosynthesis of Distal Radius Fractures Using Patient-specific Instruments. SGOT 2018, Montreux, Switzerland (accepted).

Roner S, Carrillo F, Scheibler A, Sutter R, Nagy L, Fürnstahl P. 3-Dimensional Analysis of Distal Radioulnar Joint Morphology According to Sigmoid Notch-Type in Healthy Subjects. SGOT 2018, Montreux, Switzerland (accepted).

Roner S, Nagy L, Fürnstahl P. Custom-made Implants for Corrective Osteotomies of the Distal Radius using 3D-Planning and Milling. SGOT 2018 Montreux, Switzerland (accepted).

Roner S., Fürnstahl P, Schweizer A, Wieser K. Keep on Working with a Sterile Thumb Splint: A Case Report. SGOT 2018, Montreux, Switzerland (accepted).

Fürnstahl P, 3D preoperative planning and patient-specific instrumentation for complex osteotomies. 19. Kurs zur Analyse und Korrektur von Beindeformitäten, 2017, Ranft bei Luzern, Switzerland.

Mauler F , Langguth C , Schweizer A , Vlachopoulos L , Gass T , Lüthi M , Fürnstahl P. Planning of corrective osteotomies of the forearm bones using a statistical shape model. SGH-/SGHR-Kongress 2017, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Fürnstahl P. What are the indications of three-dimensional corrective osteotomies? Key session plenum talk, , SGOT 2017, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Vlachopoulos L, Lüthi M, Carrillo F, Gerber C, Székely G, Fürnstahl P. Statistical Shape Modeling for the Prediction of the Pre-traumatic Anatomy of the Proximal Humerus. SGOT 2017, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Vlachopoulos L, Schweizer A, Meyer D, Gerber C, Fürnstahl P. Computer-assisted corrective osteotomies of midshaft clavicle malunions – a novel contactoptimized lengthening stepped osteotomy. SGOT 2017, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Meier P, Aichmair A, Köchli G. L, Vlachopoulos L, Fürnstahl P, Sandro F. Three-dimensional accuracy of high tibial osteotomy using two generations of CT-based patientspecific guides. SGOT 2017, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P. 3D preoperative planning and patient specific instrumentation for treatment of intraarticular malunions of the distal radius. EuroHand / FESSH 2017, Budapest, Hungary.

Schweizer A, Fürnstahl P. 3D preoperative planning and patient specific instrumentation for treatment of malunions of the forearm. 57. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Handchirurgie 2016, Frankfurt, Germany.

Hirsiger S, Miyake J, Fürnstahl P, Nagy L, Schweizer A. Corrective osteotomies of phalangeal and metacarpal malunions using patient-specific guides: CT-based accuracy evaluation. EFORT 2016, Geneve, Switzerland.

Schenk P,  Vlachopoulos L,  Hingsammer A, Fucentese S, Fürnstahl P. Three-Dimensional Analysis Of The Tibial Anatomy – A Cadaveric Study On 110 Paired Tibiae. EFORT 2016, Geneve, Switzerland.

Simon R, Vlachopoulos L, Schweizer A, Nagy L, Fürnstahl P. Accuracy and Early Clinical Outcome Of 3D-Planned and Guided Single-Cut Osteotomies of Malunited Forearm Bones. EFORT 2016, Geneve, Switzerland.

Weigelt L, Fürnstahl P, Wanivenhaus F, Schweizer A. Three-Dimensional Post-Operative Accuracy And Clinical Outcome Of Proximal Radius Osteotomies Using CT-Scan Based Patient-Specific Surgical Guides. EFORT 2016, Geneve, Switzerland.

Hingsammer A, Dominik M, Vlachopoulos L, Schenk P, Bauer D, Fürnstahl P. Is There a Difference in 3D Fitting Accuracy Between Anatomical and Manually Bent Pelvic Reconstruction Plates for Midshaft Clavicle Fractures? EFORT 2016, Geneve, Switzerland.

Mauler F, Langguth C, Schweizer A, Vlachopoulos L, Nagy L, Gass T, Lüthi M, Fürnstahl P. Prediction Of Normal Bone Anatomy For The Planning Of Corrective Osteotomies Of Malunited Forearm Bones Using A Three-Dimensional Statistical Shape Model. EFORT 2016, Geneve, Switzerland.

Hirsiger S, Junichi M, Fürnstahl P, Nagy L, Schweizer A. Corrective osteotomies of phalangeal and metacarpal malunions using patient-specific guides: CT-based accuracy evaluation. SGOT 2015, Basel, Switzerland.

Fürnstahl P. Vor- und Nachteile von computergestützen, orthopädischen Operationen mit patienten-spezifischen Zielvorrichtungen. Rapid.Tech Fachmesse 2014, Erfurt, Germany.

Vallon F, Claudio D, Jevdjic G, Zingg P, Fürnstahl P. Effect of labrum on hip range of motion in 3D hip simultation. SGOT 2014, St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Fürnstahl P. Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery Planning with Rapid Prototyping. Rapid.Tech Fachmesse 2013, Erfurt, Germany.

Vallon F, Claudio D, Fürnstahl P, Snedeker JG. Effect of CCD-angle on impingement free hip range of motion. SGOT 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland.

 

Public Scientific Engagement

 

2nd CARD Workshop on 3D-planned corrective osteotomies performed with the MyOsteotomy PSI system in Hand and Ellbow surgery, CME Accreditation of Swiss Orthopedics and Swiss Hand Surgery, 20 participants, 24.11.2017, Zurich, Switzerland.

1st CARD Workshop on 3D planning and application of corrective osteotomies of the forearm with patient-specific guides, CME Accreditation of Swiss Orthopedics and Swiss Hand Surgery, 33 participants, 7.-8.10.2016, Zurich, Switzerland.