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  • Becker D, Lopez-Marambio FA, Hammer N, Kieser D. How to Avoid Posterior Interosseous Nerve Injury During Single-Incision Distal Biceps Repair Drilling. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 Nov 5. 

  • Brooks T, Choi JE, Garnich M, Hammer N, Waddell JE, Duncan W, Jermy M. Finite element models and material data for analysis of infant head impacts. Heliyon. 2018: In press. 

  • Burrow K, Young W, Carne A, McConnell M, Hammer N, Scholze M, Bekhit AE. Consumption of sheep milk compared to cow milk can affect trabecular bone ultrastructure in a rat model. Food Funct. 2018 Dec 5. 

  • Cakmak YO, Cotofana S, Jäger C, Morawski M, Sora MC, Werner M, Hammer N. Peri-arterial Autonomic Innervation of the Human Ear. Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 31;8(1):11469. 

  • Falland-Cheung L, Scholze M, Hammer N, Waddell JN, Tong DC, Brunton PA. Elastic behavior of brain simulants in comparison to porcine brain at different loading velocities.J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2018 Jan;77:609-615. 

  • Falland-Cheung L, Scholze M, Lozano PF, Ondruschka B, Tong DC, Brunton PA, Waddell JN, Hammer N. Mechanical properties of the human scalp in tension. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2018 Aug;84:188-197. 

  • Geber J, Hammer N. Ossification of the Ligamentum Flavum in a Nineteenth-Century Skeletal Population Sample from Ireland: Using Bioarchaeology to Reveal a Neglected Spine Pathology. Sci Rep. 2018 Jun 18;8(1):9313. 

  • Grunert R, Schleifenbaum S, Möbius R, Kopper M, Rotsch C, Drossel WG, Hammer N, Prietzel T. Novel concept of a modular hip implant could contribute to less implant failure in THA: a hypothesis. Patient Saf Surg. 2018 Jan 8;12:1. 

  • Hammer N, Höch A, Klima S, Le Joncour JB, Rouquette C, Ramezani M. Effects of Cutting the Sacrospinous and Sacrotuberous Ligaments. Clin Anat. 2018 Oct 3. 

  • Hammer N, Klima S. In-silico pelvis and sacroiliac joint motion—A review on published research using numerical analyses. Clinical Biomechanics. 2019. 95-104. 

  • Hammer N, Löffler S, Cakmak YO, Ondruschka B, Planitzer U, Schultz M, Winkler D, Weise D. Cervical vagus nerve morphometry and vascularity in the context of nerve stimulation - A cadaveric study. Sci Rep. 2018 May 22;8(1):7997. 

  • Hammer N, Scholze M, Kibsgard T, Klima S, Schleifenbaum S, Seidel T, Werner M, Grunert R. Physiological in vitro sacroiliac joint motion: a study on three-dimensional posterior pelvic ring kinematics. J Anat. 2018. In press.

  • Höch A, Hammer N, Brandmaier P, Josten C, Fakler J. Nadeldekompression des Thorax – Schritt für Schritt. Pneumologie. 2018 Apr;72(4):315-320. 

  • Johnson S, Schultz M, Scholze M, Smith T, Woodfield J, Hammer N. How much force is required to perforate a colon during colonoscopy? An experimental study. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2018. In press.

  • Jurkutat J, Zajonz D, Sommer G, Schleifenbaum S, Möbius R, Grunert R, Hammer N, Prietzel T. The impact of capsular repair on the risk for dislocation after revision total hip arthroplasty - a retrospective cohort-study of 259 cases. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Aug 31;19(1):314. 

  • Klima S, Grunert R, Ondruschka B, Scholze M, Seidel T, Werner M, Hammer N. Pelvic orthosis effects on posterior pelvis kinematics An in-vitro biomechanical study. Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 29;8(1):15980. 

  • Lorenz M, Brade J, Diamond L, Sjölie D, Busch M, Tscheligi M, Klimant P, Heyde CE, Hammer N. Presence and User Experience in a Virtual Environment under the Influence of Ethanol: An Explorative Study. Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 23;8(1):6407. 

  • Ondruschka B, Baier C, Bernhard M, Buschmann C, Dreßler J, Schlote J, Zwirner J, Hammer N. Frequency and intensity of pulmonary bone marrow and fat embolism due to manual or automated chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Forensic Sci Med Pathol. 2018 Nov 15. 

  • Ondruschka B, Scholze M, Blackburne W, Dreßler J, Jermy M, Schwarz M, Swain M, Waddell N, Hammer N.  Biomechanische Experimente zu Rippenbruch-Szenarien bei Kleinkindern. Arch Kriminol 2018 242: 173-183. 

  • Ondruschka B, Woydt L, Bernhard M, Franke H, Kirsten H, Löffler S, Pohlers D, Hammer N, Dreßler J. Post-mortem in situ stability of serum markers of cerebral damage and acute phase response. Int J Legal Med. 2018 Aug 30. 

  • Pelz JO, Belau E, Henn P, Hammer N, Classen J, Weise D. Sonographic evaluation of the vagus nerves: Protocol, reference values, and side-to-side differences.Muscle Nerve. 2018 May;57(5):766-771. 

  • Ramezani M, Klima S, de la Herverie PlC, Campo J, Le Joncour J-B, Rouquette C, Scholze M, Hammer N. In-silico pelvis and sacroiliac joint motion - Refining a model of the human osteoligamentous pelvis for assessing physiological load deformation using an inverted validation approach. Biomed Res Int. 2018: In press.

  • Scholze M, Singh A, Lozano PF, Ondruschka B, Ramezani M, Werner M, Hammer N. Utilization of 3D printing technology to facilitate and standardize soft tissue testing.

  • Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 27;8(1):11340. 

  • Singh A, Scholze M, Hammer N. On the influence of surface coating on tissue biomechanics - effects on rat bones under routine conditions with implications for image-based deformation detection. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Oct 27;19(1):387. 

  • Stewart R, Hammer N, Kieser DC. External fixation of unstable pelvic fractures – A systematic review and meta analysis. ANZ J Surg. 2018. In press.

  • Stewart R, Kieser DC, Scholze M, Hammer N, Stone B, Hooper G. Preliminary biomechanical results of a novel pin configuration for external fixation of vertical shear pelvic fractures. ANZ J Surg. 2018 Oct;88(10):1051-1055. 

  • Theopold J, Schleifenbaum S, Müller M, Werner M, Hammer N, Josten C, Hepp P. Biomechanical evaluation of hybrid double plate osteosynthesis using a locking plate and an inverted third tubular plate for the treatment of proximal humeral fractures. PLoS One. 2018 Oct 29;13(10):e0206349. 

  • Umemoto K, Ohmichi M, Ohmichi Y, Yakura T, Hammer N, Mizuno D, Naito M, Nakano T. Vascular branches from cutaneous nerve of the forearm and hand: Application to better understanding raynaud's disease. Clin Anat. 2018 Jul;31(5):734-741.

  • Woydt L, Bernhard M, Kirsten H, Burkhardt R, Hammer N, Gries A, Dreßler J, Ondruschka B. Intra-individual alterations of serum markers routinely used in forensic pathology depending on increasing post-mortem interval. Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 24;8(1):12811. 



  • Brade J, Lorenz M, Busch M, Hammer N, Tscheligi M, Klimant P. Being there again - Presence in real and virtual environments and its relation to usability and user experience using a mobile navigation task. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 2017;101:76-87.

  • Girrbach F, Hammer N, Bernhard M. Intranasale Medikamentenapplikation Schritt für Schritt. In: Bernhard M, editor. Notfallmedizin up2date. 12: Thieme; 2017. p. 1-5.

  • Gögele C, Schwarz S, Ondruschka B, Hammer N, Schulze-Tanzil G. Decellularized Iliotibial Band Recolonized with Allogenic Homotopic Fibroblasts or Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stromal Cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2017.

  • Grabiec U, Hohmann T, Hammer N, Dehghani F. Organotypic Hippocampal Slice Cultures As a Model to Study Neuroprotection and Invasiveness of Tumor Cells. J Vis Exp. 2017(126).

  • Grunert R, Schleifenbaum S, Möbius R, Sommer G, Zajonz D, Hammer N, Prietzel T. [Are Higher Prices for Larger Femoral Heads in Total Hip Arthroplasty Justified from the Perspective of Health Care Economics? An Analysis of Costs and Effects in Germany]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2017;155(1):52-60.

  • Hammer N. Site-dependent acellularisation effects explain altered tissue mechanics: ultrastructural insights. Folia Morphol (Warsz). 2017;76(3):355-60.

  • Hammer N, Häske D, Höch A, Babian C, Hossfeld B, Voigt P, Winkler D, Bernhard M. Thoracostomy. Notfall + Rettungsmedizin. 2017.

  • Hammer N, Hirschfeld U, Strunz H, Werner M, Wolfskämpf T, Löffler S. Can the Diagnostics of Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Lesions Be Improved by MRI-Based Soft-Tissue Reconstruction? An Imaging-Based Workup and Case Presentation. Biomed Res Int. 2017;2017:5870875.

  • Höch A, Schimpf R, Hammer N, Schleifenbaum S, Werner M, Josten C, Bohme J. Biomechanical analysis of stiffness and fracture displacement after using PMMA-augmented sacroiliac screw fixation for sacrum fractures. Biomed Tech (Berl). 2017;62(4):421-8.

  • Klima S, Hepp P, Löffler S, Cornwall J, Hammer N. A novel phased-concept course for the delivery of anatomy and orthopedics training in medical education. Anat Sci Educ. 2017;10(4):372-82.

  • Lube J, Flack NA, Cotofana S, Özkurtul O, Woodley SJ, Zachow S, Hammer N. Pelvic and lower extremity physiological cross-sectional areas: an MRI study of the living young and comparison to published research literature. Surg Radiol Anat. 2017.

  • Planitzer U, Hammer N, Bechmann I, Glatzner J, Löffler S, Möbius R, Tillmann BN, Weise D, Winkler D. Positional Relations of the Cervical Vagus Nerve Revisited. Neuromodulation. 2017;20(4):361-8.

  • Trowbridge S, Vidakovic H, Hammer N, Kieser DC. A case of anomalous flexor carpi radialis brevis muscle and its clinical significance. Int J Anat Var. 2017;10(4):91-3.

  • Zilinsky I, Erdmann D, Weissman O, Hammer N, Sora MC, Schenck TL, Cotofana S. Reevaluation of the arterial blood supply of the auricle. J Anat. 2017;230(2):315-24.

  • Zwirner J, Möbius D, Bechmann I, Arendt T, Hoffmann KT, Jäger C, Lobsien D, Möbius R, Planitzer U, Winkler D, Morawski M, Hammer N. Subthalamic nucleus volumes are highly consistent but decrease age-dependently-a combined magnetic resonance imaging and stereology approach in humans. Hum Brain Mapp. 2017;38(2):909-22.



  • Grunert R, Schleifenbaum S, Möbius R, Sommer G, Zajonz D, Hammer N, Prietzel T. Sind höhere Preise für größere Kopfdurchmesser in der Hüftendoprothetik medizinökonomisch vertretbar? Eine Analyse der Kosten und Effekte in Deutschland [Are Higher Prices for Larger Femoral Heads in Total Hip Arthroplasty Justified from the Perspective of Health Care Economics? An Analysis of Costs and Effects in Germany]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2016.

  • Hammer N, Huster D, Boldt A, Hädrich C, Koch H, Möbius R, Schulze-Tanzil G, Scheidt HA. A preliminary technical study on sodium dodecyl sulfate-induced changes of the nano-structural and macro-mechanical properties in human iliotibial tract specimens. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2016;61:164-73.

  • Hammer N, Schröder C, Schleifenbaum S. On the suitability of Thiel-fixed samples for biomechanical purposes: Critical considerations on the articles of Liao et al. "Elastic Properties of Thiel-Embalmed Human Ankle Tendon and Ligament" and Verstraete et al. "Impact of Drying and Thiel Embalming on Mechanical Properties of Achilles Tendons". Clin Anat. 2016;29(4):424-5.

  • Klima S, Hepp P, Löffler S, Cornwall J, Hammer N. A novel phased-concept course for the delivery of anatomy and orthopedics training in medical education. Anat Sci Educ. 2016.

  • Lube J, Cotofana S, Bechmann I, Milani TL, Özkurtul O, Sakai T, Steinke H, Hammer N. Reference data on muscle volumes of healthy human pelvis and lower extremity muscles: an in vivo magnetic resonance imaging feasibility study. Surg Radiol Anat. 2016;38(1):97-106.

  • Möbius R, Schleifenbaum S, Grunert R, Löffler S, Werner M, Prietzel T, Hammer N. A pilot trial comparing the tear-out behavior in screw-sockets and cemented polyethylene acetabular components - a cadaveric study. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2016;102(6):723-8.

  • Pieroh P, Schneider S, Lingslebe U, Sichting F, Wolfskampf T, Josten C, Böhme J, Hammer N, Steinke H. The Stress-Strain Data of the Hip Capsule Ligaments Are Gender and Side Independent Suggesting a Smaller Contribution to Passive Stiffness. PloS one. 2016;11(9):e0163306.

  • Schleifenbaum S, Prietzel T, Aust G, Boldt A, Fritsch S, Keil I, Koch H, Möbius R, Scheidt HA, Wagner MF, Hammer N. Acellularization-Induced Changes in Tensile Properties Are Organ Specific - An In-Vitro Mechanical and Structural Analysis of Porcine Soft Tissues. PloS one. 2016;11(3):e0151223.

  • Schleifenbaum S, Prietzel T, Hädrich C, Möbius R, Sichting F, Hammer N. Tensile properties of the hip joint ligaments are largely variable and age-dependent - An in-vitro analysis in an age range of 14-93 years. Journal of biomechanics. 2016;49(14):3437-43.

  • Schleifenbaum S, Schmidt M, Möbius R, Wolfskampf T, Schröder C, Grunert R, Hammer N, Prietzel T. Load and failure behavior of human muscle samples in the context of proximal femur replacement. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2016;17(1):149.

  • Weise D, Hammer N, Rumpf JJ, Fritzsch D, Meixensberger J, Schwarz J, Winkler D. Unilateral multi-target deep brain stimulation in hemidystonia and hemichoreoathetosis following ischemic thalamic stroke. Basal Ganglia. 2016;6(3):153-6.



  • Hammer N, Bernhard M. Safety concerns for rescue providers using sternal intraosseous infusion systems. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015;79(3):517-8.

  • Hammer N, Glatzner J, Feja C, Kuhne C, Meixensberger J, Planitzer U, Schleifenbaum S, Tillmann BN, Winkler D. Human vagus nerve branching in the cervical region. PloS one. 2015;10(2):e0118006.

  • Hammer N, Hepp P, Löffler S, Schleifenbaum S, Steinke H, Klima S. Teaching surgical exposures to undergraduate medical students: an integration concept for anatomical and surgical education. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015;135(6):795-803.

  • Hammer N, Kuhne C, Meixensberger J, Hansel B, Winkler D. Takotsubo cardiomyopathy - An unexpected complication in spine surgery. International journal of surgery case reports. 2015;6C:172-4.

  • Hammer N, Löffler S, Bechmann I, Steinke H, Hädrich C, Feja C. Comparison of modified Thiel embalming and ethanol-glycerin fixation in an anatomy environment: Potentials and limitations of two complementary techniques. Anat Sci Educ. 2015;8(1):74-85.

  • Hammer N, Möbius R, Gries A, Hossfeld B, Bechmann I, Bernhard M. Comparison of the Fluid Resuscitation Rate with and without External Pressure Using Two Intraosseous Infusion Systems for Adult Emergencies, the CITRIN (Comparison of InTRaosseous infusion systems in emergency medicINe)-Study. PloS one. 2015;10(12):e0143726.

  • Hammer N, Möbius R, Schleifenbaum S, Hammer KH, Klima S, Lange JS, Soisson O, Winkler D, Milani TL. Correction: Pelvic Belt Effects on Health Outcomes and Functional Parameters of Patients with Sacroiliac Joint Pain. PloS one. 2015;10(10):e0140090.

  • Hammer N, Möbius R, Schleifenbaum S, Hammer KH, Klima S, Lange JS, Soisson O, Winkler D, Milani TL. Pelvic Belt Effects on Health Outcomes and Functional Parameters of Patients with Sacroiliac Joint Pain. PloS one. 2015;10(8):e0136375.

  • Höch A, Hammer N, Brandmaier P, Josten C, Fakler JKM. Nadeldekompression des Thorax.pdf. Notfallmedizin up2date. 2015;10:4-8.

  • Koch H, Hammer N, Ossmann S, Schierle K, Sack U, Hofmann J, Wecks M, Boldt A. Tissue Engineering of Ureteral Grafts: Preparation of Biocompatible Crosslinked Ureteral Scaffolds of Porcine Origin. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2015;3:89.

  • Matzke C, Lindner D, Schwarz J, Classen J, Hammer N, Weise D, Rumpf JJ, Fritzsch D, Meixensberger J, Winkler D. A comparison of two surgical approaches in functional neurosurgery: individualized versus conventional stereotactic frames. Comput Aided Surg. 2015;20(1):34-40.

  • Mick E, Steinke H, Wolfskämpf T, Wieding J, Hammer N, Schulze M, Souffrant R, Bader R. Influence of short-term fixation with mixed formalin or ethanol solution on the mechanical properties of human cortical bone. Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering. 2015;1(1):335-9.

  • Sichting F, Steinke H, Wagner MF, Fritsch S, Hädrich C, Hammer N. Quantification of material slippage in the iliotibial tract when applying the partial plastination clamping technique. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2015;49:112-7.

  • Soisson O, Lube J, Germano A, Hammer KH, Josten C, Sichting F, Winkler D, Milani TL, Hammer N. Pelvic belt effects on pelvic morphometry, muscle activity and body balance in patients with sacroiliac joint dysfunction. PloS one. 2015;10(3):e0116739.

  • Zajonz D, Pfraenger JR, Dubitzki S, Panzert S, Seider D, Lingscheidt T, Hammer N, Prietzel T. [Subtotal Segment Resection, Augmenting Angle-Stable Plate Osteosynthesis and Allogenic Bone Graft as Treatment Option for Juxtacortical Osteosarcoma in the Knee Region]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2015;153(3):299-305.

  • Zajonz D, Philipp H, Schleifenbaum S, Möbius R, Hammer N, Grunert R, Prietzel T. [Larger heads compensate for an increased risk of THA dislocation in high-risk patients]. Orthopade. 2015;44(5):381-91.

  • Zilinsky I, Cotofana S, Hammer N, Feja C, Ebel C, Stavrou D, Haik J, Farber N, Winkler E, Weissman O. The arterial blood supply of the helical rim and the earlobe-based advancement flap (ELBAF): a new strategy for reconstructions of helical rim defects. Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS. 2015;68(1):56-62.



  • Böhme J, Lingslebe U, Steinke H, Werner M, Slowik V, Josten C, Hammer N. The extent of ligament injury and its influence on pelvic stability following type II anteroposterior compression pelvic injuries--A computer study to gain insight into open book trauma. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society. 2014;32(7):873-9.

  • Hammer N, Huster D, Fritsch S, Hädrich C, Koch H, Schmidt P, Sichting F, Wagner MF, Boldt A. Do cells contribute to tendon and ligament biomechanics? PloS one. 2014;9(8):e105037.

  • Hammer N, Voigt C, Werner M, Hoffmann F, Bente K, Kunze H, Scholz R, Steinke H. Ethanol and formaldehyde fixation irreversibly alter bones' organic matrix. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2014;29:252-8.

  • Matzke C, Hammer N, Weise D, Lindner D, Fritzsch D, Classen J, Meixensberger J, Winkler D. [Deep brain stimulation using simultaneous stereotactic electrode placement: an alternative to conventional functional stereotaxy?]. Der Nervenarzt. 2014;85(12):1561-8.

  • Planitzer U, Steinke H, Meixensberger J, Bechmann I, Hammer N, Winkler D. Median nerve fascicular anatomy as a basis for distal neural prostheses. Ann Anat. 2014;196(2-3):144-9.

  • Prietzel T, Hammer N, Schleifenbaum S, Adler D, Pretzsch M, Kohler L, Petermann M, Farag M, Panzert S, Bauer S, von Salis-Soglio G. [The impact of capsular repair on the dislocation rate after primary total hip arthroplasty: a retrospective analysis of 1972 cases]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2014;152(2):130-43.

  • Prietzel T, Hammer N, Schleifenbaum S, Kassebaum E, Farag M, von Salis-Soglio G. On the permanent hip-stabilizing effect of atmospheric pressure. Journal of biomechanics. 2014;47(11):2660-5.

  • Sichting F, Rossol J, Soisson O, Klima S, Milani T, Hammer N. Pelvic belt effects on sacroiliac joint ligaments: a computational approach to understand therapeutic effects of pelvic belts. Pain Physician. 2014;17(1):43-51.

  • Steinke H, Hammer N, Lingslebe U, Höch A, Klink T, Böhme J. Ligament-induced sacral fractures of the pelvis are possible. Clin Anat. 2014;27(5):770-7.



  • Ernstberger M, Boeswetter P, Baselt T, Ebert F, Basan F, Steinke H, Hammer N, Grunert R, Hartmann P. Spectrophotometric measurements of human tissues for the detection of subjacent blood vessels in an endonasal endoscopic surgical approach. J Biophotonics. 2013;6(4):310-3.

  • Ernstberger M, Sichting F, Baselt T, Hartmann P, Aust G, Hammer N. Combined spectrophotometry and tensile measurements of human connective tissues: potentials and limitations. J Biomed Opt. 2013;18(6):060506.

  • Hammer N, Steinke H, Lingslebe U, Bechmann I, Josten C, Slowik V, Böhme J. Ligamentous influence in pelvic load distribution. Spine J. 2013;13(10):1321-30.

  • Seidel T, Hammer N, Garnov N, Schneider G, Steinke H. An algorithm for the calculation of three-dimensional collagen fiber orientation in ligaments using angle-sensitive MRI. Magn Reson Med. 2013;69(6):1595-602.

  • Winkler D, Hammer N, Gossner J, Schober R, Vitzthum HE, Meixensberger J. Does histology predict the clinical outcome after lumbar intervertebral disc herniation: no. Med Hypotheses. 2013;80(3):215-9.

  • Winkler D, Hammer N, Oehlwein C, Schwarz J, Strecker K, Fritzsch D, Meixensberger J. Implementing conventional Zamorano Dujovny frames versus individually manufactured microTargeting platforms--a comparative study on deep brain stimulation in Parkinson patients. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2013;91(6):392-8.



  • Hammer N, Lingslebe U, Aust G, Milani TL, Hädrich C, Steinke H. Ultimate stress and age-dependent deformation characteristics of the iliotibial tract. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2012;16(16):81-6.

  • Hammer N, Löffler S, Feja C, Sandrock M, Schmidt W, Bechmann I, Steinke H. Ethanol-glycerin fixation with thymol conservation: a potential alternative to formaldehyde and phenol embalming. Anat Sci Educ. 2012;5(4):225-33.

  • Kürtül I, Hammer N, Rabi S, Saito T, Böhme J, Steinke H. Oblique sectional planes of block plastinates eased by Sac Plastination. Ann Anat. 2012;194(4):404-6.

  • Steinke H, Lingslebe U, Böhme J, Slowik V, Shim V, Hädrich C, Hammer N. Deformation behavior of the iliotibial tract under different states of fixation. Med Eng Phys. 2012;34(9):1221-7.

  • Steinke H, Miyanaga M, Hammer N. Anatomy, art and society – Carl Werner Spalteholz. Journal of Artistic Anatomy. 2012;16(1):59–68.



  • Böhme J, Steinke H, Huelse R, Hammer N, Klink T, Slowik V, Josten C. [Complex ligament instabilities after "open book"-fractures of the pelvic ring - finite element computer simulation and crack simulation]. Z Orthop Unfall. 2011;149(1):83-9.

  • Hammer N, Bechmann I, Steinke H. Großbänder des hinteren Beckenrings: Sakrotuberal- und Sakrospinalband. DO - Deutsche Zeitschrift für Osteopathie. 2011;9(1):8–10.

  • Hammer N, Löffler S, Feja C, Bechmann I, Steinke H. Substitution of formaldehyde in cross anatomy is possible. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011;103(7):610-1.

  • Steinke H, Bechmann I, Hammer N. Faszienverhältnisse des kleinen Beckens – osteopathisch überbewertet? DO - Deutsche Zeitschrift für Osteopathie. 2011;9(1):11–4.



  • Hammer N, Steinke H, Böhme J, Stadler J, Josten C, Spanel-Borowski K. Description of the iliolumbar ligament for computer-assisted reconstruction. Ann Anat. 2010;192(3):162-7.

  • Steinke H, Hammer N, Slowik V, Stadler J, Josten C, Böhme J, Spanel-Borowski K. Novel insights into the sacroiliac joint ligaments. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35(3):257-63.

  • Steinke H, Saito T, Herrmann G, Miyaki T, Hammer N, Sandrock M, Itoh M, Spanel-Borowski K. Demonstration of pelvic anatomy by modified midline transection that maintains intact internal pelvic organs. Anat Sci Educ. 2010;3(5):254-60.




  • Hammer N, Steinke H, Slowik V, Josten C, Stadler J, Böhme J, Spanel-Borowski K. The sacrotuberous and the sacrospinous ligament--a virtual reconstruction. Ann Anat. 2009;191(4):417-25.