Prof. Dr. Christian Fink - Kniechirurgie, Innsbruck - Publikationen

Fink C, Veselko M, Herbort M, Hoser C (2014): Minimal invasive reconstruction of the MPFL using Quadriceps tendon. Arthros Tech 2014, 3(3) e325 - e329


Fink C, Herbort M, Abermann E, Hoser C (2014): Minimally invasive harvest of a Quadriceps Tendon with or without a bone block. Arthros Tech 2014, 3(4) e509 – e513.


Herbort M, Raschke MJ, Hoser C, Lenschow S, Weimann A,Fink C (2014): MPFL Reconstruction using a Quadriceps tendon graft, Part 1: Biomechanical Properties of Quadriceps Tendon MPFL Reconstruction in Comparison to the Intact MPFL. A Human Cadaveric Study. Knee 2014 Dec; 21(6): 1169-74


Fink C, Veselko M, Herbort M, Hoser C (2014): MPFL Reconstruction using a Quadriceps Tendon Graft, Part 2: Minimal invasive reconstruction of the MPFL using a strip of Quadriceps tendon – Operative technique and short term clinical results. Knee 2014 Dec; 21(6): 1175-9.


Lenschow S, Herbort M, Fink C (2015): Rekonstruktion eines medialen patellofemoralen Ligaments mit Quadrizepssehnenstreifen. Oper Orthop Traumatol 27(6): 474-483

Domnick C, Herbort M, Raschke MJ, Schliemann B, Siebold R, Smigielski R, Fink C (2015): Converting round tendons to flat tendon constructs: Does the preparation process have an influence on the structural properties? Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc [Epub ahead of print]


Ruedl G, Helle K, Tecklenburg K, Schranz A, Fink C, Posch M, Burtscher M (2015): Einfluss von subjektiver Ermüdung auf vordere Kreuzbandverletzungen beim alpinen Skifahren: ein Geschlechtervergleich Impact of self-reported fatigue on ACL injuries in recreational alpine skiing: a sex comparison. Sportverl Sportsch 29(04):226-230


Wierer G, Hoser C, Herbst E, Abermann, E,Fink C (2015): Treatment of patella baja by a modified Z-plasty. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc [Epub ahead of print]

Eichinger M, Schocke M, Hoser C,Fink C, Mayr R, Rosenberger RE (2015): Changes in articular cartilage following arthroscopic partial medial meniscectomy. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2015 [Epub ahead of print]


Herbst E, Hoser C, Hildebrandt C, Raschner C, Hepperger C, Pointner H,Fink C (2015): Functional assessments for decision-making regarding return to sports following ACL reconstruction Part II: Clinical application of a new test battery. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2015 May; 23(5): 1283-91.


Hildebrandt C, Müller L, Zisch B, Huber R,Fink C, Raschner C (2015): Functional assessments for decision-making regarding return to sports following ACL reconstruction Part I: Development of a new test battery. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2015 May; 23(5):1273-81.


Kösters A, Rieder F, Wiesinger HP, Dorn U, Hofstaedter T,Fink C, Müller E, Seynnes OR (2015): Alpine Skiing With total knee ArthroPlasty (ASWAP): effect on tendon properties. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2015 Aug; 25 Suppl 2:67-73

Pötzelsberger B, Stöggl T, Scheiber P, Lindinger SJ, Seifert J,Fink C, Müller E (2015): Alpine Skiing With total knee ArthroPlasty (ASWAP): symmetric loading during skiing. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2015 Aug; 25 Suppl 2:60-6

Rieder F, Kösters A, Wiesinger HP, Dorn U, Hofstaedter T,Fink C, Seynnes OR, Müller E (2015): Alpine Skiing With total knee ArthroPlasty (ASWAP): muscular adaptations. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2015 Aug; 25 Suppl 2:26-32

Hofstaedter T,Fink C, Dorn U, Pötzelsberger B, Hepperger C, Gordon K, Müller E (2015): Alpine Skiing With total knee ArthroPlasty (ASWAP): clinical and radiographic outcomes. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2015 Aug; 25 Suppl 2:10-5

Kösters A, Pötzelsberger B, Dela F, Dorn U, Hofstaedter T,Fink C, Müller E (2015): Alpine Skiing With total knee ArthroPlasty (ASWAP): study design and intervention. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2015 Aug;25 Suppl 2:3-9


Herbst E, Hoser C, Tecklenburg K, Filipovic M, Dallapozza C, Herbort M,Fink C (2015): The lateral femoral notch sign following ACL injury: frequency, morphology and relation to meniscal injury and sports activity. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol 2015 Aug; 23(8): 2250-8.

Herbort M, Michel P, Raschke MJ, Vogel N, Schulze M, Zoll A, Fink C, Petersen W, Domnick C (2016). Should the Ipsilateral Hamstrings Be Used for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Case of Medial Collateral Ligament Insufficiency? Biomechanical Investigation Regarding Dynamic Stabilization of the Medial Compartment by the Hamstring Muscle. Am J Sports Med [Epub ahead of print]


Wierer G, Runer A, Gföller P, Fink C, Hoser C (2016): Extension deficit after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Is arthroscopic posterior release a safe and effective procedure? Knee [Epub ahead of print]


Wierer G, Runer A, Hoser C, Gföller P, Fink C (2016): Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Patients over 40 years of age using Hamstring Autografts: Knee Surg Sports Traumatol [Epub ahead of print]

Wierer G, Runer A, Hoser C, Gföller P, Fink C (2016). Anatomical MCL reconstruction following TKA. Knee. 2016; 23(5):911-4

Hepperger C, Gföller P, Hoser C, Ulmer H, Fischer F, Schobersberger W, Fink C (2016): The effects of a 3-month controlled hiking programme on the functional abilities of patients following total knee arthroplasty - A prospective, randomized trial. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol [Epub ahead of print]

Herbst E, Hoser C, Gföller P, Hepperger C, Abermann E, Neumayer K, Fink C (2016): Impact of Surgical Timing on the Outcome of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol [Epub ahead of print]

Stephen JM, Kittl C, Williams A, Zaffagnini S, Marcheggiani Muccioli GM, Fink C, Amis AA (2016): Effect of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction Method on Patellofemoral Contact Pressures and Kinematics. Am J Sports Med [Epub ahed of print]

Domnick C, Kösters C, Franke F, Raschke MJ, Petersen W, Fink C, Herbort M (2016): Biomechanical Properties of Different Fixation Techniques for Posterior Cruciate Ligament Avulsion Fractures. Arthroscopy 32(6):1065-1071

Runer A, Birkmaier S, Pamminger M, Reider S, Herbst E, Künzel KH, Brenner E, Fink C (2016): The anterolateral ligament of the knee: A dissection study. Knee 2016; 23(1):8-12

Ruedl G, Helle K, Tecklenburg K, Schranz A, Fink C, Burtscher M (2016): Factors associated with self-reported failure of binding release among ACL injured male and female recreational skiers: a catalyst to change ISO binding standards? Br J Sports Med. 2016; 50(1):37-40


Fischer F, Blank C, Dünnwald T, Gföller P, Herbst E, Hoser C, Fink C (2017) Isokinetic Extension Strength Is Associated With Single-Leg Vertical Jump Height. Orthop J Sports Med 3;5(11)


Müller L, Hildebrandt C, Müller E, Fink C, Raschner C (2017) Long-Term Athletic Development in Youth Alpine Ski Racing: The Effect of Physical Fitness, Ski Racing Technique, Anthropometrics and Biological Maturity Status on Injuries. Front Physiol 31(8):656

Petersen W, Fink C, Kopf S (2017) Return to sports after ACL reconstruction: a paradigm shift from time to function. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 25(5):1353-1355

Runer A, Wierer G, Herbst E, Hepperger C, Herbort M, Gföller P, Hoser C, Fink C (2017) There is no difference between quadriceps- and hamstring tendon autografts in primary anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a 2-year patient-reported outcome study. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthosc [Epub ahead of print]

Domnick C, Garcia P, Raschke MJ, Glasbrenner J, Lodde G, Fink C, Herbort M (2017) Trends and incidences of ligament-surgeries and osteotomies of the knee: an analysis of German inpatient records 2005–2013. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg [Epub ahead of print]


Seitlinger G, Moroder P, Fink C, Wierer G (2017) Acquired femoral flexion deformity due to physeal injury during medial patellofemoral ligament reconstruction. Knee [Epub ahead of print]


Hepperger C, Gföller P, Abermann E, Hoser C, Ulmer H, Herbst E, Fink C (2017) Sports activity is maintained or increased following total knee arthroplasty. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc [Epub ahead of print]


Fischer F, Fink C, Herbst E, Hoser C, Hepperger C, Blank C, Gföller P (2017) Higher hamstring-to-quadriceps isokinetic strength ratio during the first post-operative months in patients with quadriceps tendon compared to hamstring tendon graft following ACL reconstruction. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc [Epub ahead of print]


Fink C, Steensen R, Gföller P, Lawton R (2018) Quadriceps Tendon Autograft Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction. Curr Rev Musculoskeletal Med [Epub ahead of print]


Fischer F, Hoser C, Blank C, Schobersberger W, Hepperger C, Gföller P, Fink C (2018) Injuries in Austrian football players: Are they an issue? Sportverl Sportschaden [Epub ahead of print]

Sheean AJ, Musahl V, Slone HS, Xeroganes JW, Milinkovic D, Fink C, Hoser C (2018) Quadriceps tendon autograft for arthroscopic knee ligament reconstruction: use it now, use it often. Br J Sports Med 2018 [Epub ahead of print]

Csapo R, Hoser C, Gföller P, Raschner C, Fink C (2018) Fitness, knee function and competition performance in professional alpine skiers after ACL inury. J Sci Med Sports 2018 [Epub ahead of print]