Orthopädie und
Traumatologie

Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Meier

Chefarzt, Leiter Traumatologie Klinik für Orthopädie und Traumatologie

Ausbildung
1993Hochschulabschluss
Medizinische Fakultät, Universität Zürich
Ausbildungsstellen und klinische Tätigkeit
6/94–9/96Chirurgische Klinik,
Schwerpunktspital Wetzikon (Dr. H. Wehrli)
10/96–5/99Chirurgische Klinik
Kantonsspital Winterthur (Prof. Dr. M. Decurtins / PD Dr. K. Käch)
4/00–3/01General Surgery
Northampton General Hospital, England (Mr. AR Berry / Mr. DA Ratliff)
4/01–6/01Interdisziplinäre Intensivstation
Stadtspital Triemli, Zürich (Prof. Dr. A. Zollinger / Dr. L. Weibel)
7/01–12/01Klinik für Unfallchirurgie
UniversitätsSpital Zürich (Prof. Dr. O. Trentz)
6/99–3/00Oberarzt
Chirurgische Klinik
GZO Schwerpunktspital Wetzikon (Dr. H. Wehrli / Dr. R. Stieger)
1/02–6/04Oberarzt
Chirurgische Klinik
Stadtspital Triemli, Zürich (Prof. Dr. U. Metzger)
7/04–3/07Oberarzt
Klinik für Unfallchirurgie
UniversitätsSpital Zürich (Prof. Dr. O. Trentz)
02/2005-06/2005Fellowship
Forschungsaufenthalt, Institut für klinische und experimentelle Chirurgie
Universitätsklinikum des Saarlandes, Homburg DE (Prof. Dr. M.D. Menger)
04/2007-03/2009Leitender Arzt Traumatologie
Chirurgische Klinik, Schwerpunktspital Zollikerberg (Dr. S. Müller)
04/2009-04/2014Chefarzt Traumatologie
Chirurgische Klinik, Stadtspital Waid, Zürich (PD Dr. med. S. Wildi)
Seit 01.05.2014Chefarzt, Leiter Traumatologie
Klinik für Orthopädie und Traumatologie, Kantonsspital Winterthur
(PD Dr. med. P. Koch

Mitgliedschaften

  • Verbindung der Schweizer Ärztinnen und Ärzte (FMH)
  • ÄrzteGesellschaft des Kantons Zürich (AGZ)
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (SGC)
  • Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Allgemeinchirurgie und Traumatologie (SGACT)
  • AO Trauma Switzerland
  • Deutschsprachige Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Arthroskopie – AGA

 

Akademische Stellung
2007Erhalt der Venia Legendi und Ernennung zum Privatdozenten der Universität Zürich
2016Titularprofessor der Universität Zürich

Originalarbeiten

1999
Villari B., Hess OM., Meier C., Pucillo A., Gaglione A, Turina M, Krayenbuehl HP
Regression of coronary artery dimensions after successful aortic valve replacement.
Circulation 85: 972-978

2000
Meier C, Niedermann F, Wehrli H
Laparoscopic fundoplications for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: experience with 49 surgical patients (1994-1999).
Schweiz Med Wochenschr 130: 1399-1406

2002
Meier C, Wildermuth S
Feasibility and potential of MR-Colonography for evaluating colorectal cancer.
Swiss Surgery 8: 21-24

2004
Meier C, Schefold JC, Hug U, Trentz O, Platz A
Temporary Kirschner wire ankle transfixation and delayed ORIF: A staged operative treatment for closed unstable ankle fractures with tibio-talar dislocations and soft tissue damage.
Eur J Trauma 30: 371-377

2006
Meier C, Pfiffner R, Labler L, Platz A, Pfammatter T, Trentz O
Prophylactic insertion of optional vena cava filters in high-risk trauma patients.
Eur J Trauma 32: 37-43

Meier C, Keller IS, Pfiffner R, Labler L, Trentz O, Pfammatter T
Early experience with the retrievable OptEase vena cava filter in high-risk trauma patients.
Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 32: 589-595

Meier C, Grueninger P, Platz A
Elastic stable intramedullary nailing for midclavicular fractures in athletes: Indications, technical pitfalls and early results.
Acta Orthop Belg 72: 269-275

Meier C, Schramm R, Holstein J, Seifert B, Trentz O, Menger MD
Measurement of compartment pressure of the rectus sheath during intra-abdominal hypertension in rats.
Intensive Care Med 32: 1644-1648

2007
Holstein JH, Menger MD, Culemann U, Meier C, Pohlemann T
Development of a locking femur nail for mice.
J Biomech 40: 215-219

Holstein JH, Menger MD, Scheuer C, Meier C, Culemann U, Wirbel RJ, Garcia P, Pohlemann T
Erythropoietin (EPO) – EPO-receptor signaling improves early endochondral ossification and mechanical strength in fracture healing.
Life Sci 80: 893-900

Meier C, Contaldo C, Schramm R, Holstein J, Hamacher JH, Amon M, Wanner GA, Trentz O, Menger MD
A new model for the study of the abdominal compartment syndrome in rats.
J Surg Res 139: 209-216

Contaldo C, Meier C, Elsherbiny A, Harder Y, Trentz O, Menger MD, Wanner GA
Human recombinant erythropoietin protects the striated muscle microcirculation of the dorsal skinfold from postischemic injury in mice.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 293(1): H274-H283

Dietrich M, Meier C, Zeller D, Grueninger P, Berbig R, Platz A
Primary hemiarthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures in the elderly: Long-term functional outcome and social implications.
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 33(5): 512-519

Keller IS, Meier C, Pfiffner R, Pfammatter T
Clinical comparison between two optional vena cava filters.
J Vasc Interv Radiol 18(4): 505-511

Meier C, Pfammatter T, Stocker R, Labler L, Benninger E, Lenzlinger PM, Stover JF, Trentz O, Imhof HG
Early placement of optional vena cava filter in high-risk patients with traumatic brain injury.
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg 33(4): 407-413

Meier C, Contaldo C, Schramm R, Holstein JH, Hamacher J, Amon M, Wanner GA, Trentz O, Menger MD
Microdialysis of the rectus abdominis muscle for early detection of impending abdominal compartment syndrome.
Intensive Care Med 33(8): 1434-1443

Schramm R, Menger MD, Schmits R, Harder Y, Kirsch S, Meier C, Schaefers HJ
Role of PECAM-1 in acute rejection of fully major histocompatibility complex class II-mismatsched cardiac allografts in mice.
Transplantation 84(4): 555-558

2008
Bennniger E, Labler L, Seifert B, Trentz O, Menger MD, Meier C
In vitro comparison of intra-abdominal hypertension development after different temporary abdominal closure techniques.
J Surg Res, 144(1): 102-106

Dietrich M, Meier C, Lattmann T, Zingg U, Grueninger P, Platz A
Complex fracture of the proximal humerus in the elderly: Locking plate osteosynthesis vs hemiarthroplasty.
Chirurg 79(3): 231-240

Holstein JH, Klein M, Garcia P, Histing T, Culemann U, Pizanis A, Laschke MW, Scheurer C, Meier C, Schorr H, Pohlemann T, Menger MD
Rapamycin affects early fracture healing in mice.
Br J Pharmacol 154(5): 1055-1062

Lattmann T, Dietrich M, Meier C, Kilgus M, Platz A
Comparison of two surgical approaches for volar locking plate osteosynthesis of the distal radius.
J Hand Surg (Am) 33A: 1135-1143

Holstein JH, Matthys R, Histing T, Becker S, Fiedler M, Garcia P, Meier C, Pohlemann T, Menger MD
Development of a stable closed femoral fracture model in mice.
J Surg Res 153(1): 71-75

2009
Mayer D, Rancic Z, Meier C, Pfammatter T, Veith FJ, Lachat M
Open abdomen treatment following endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic Aneurysms.
J Vasc Surg 50(1): 1-7

2010
Benninger E, Laschke MW, Cardell M, Holstein JH, Seifert B, Keel M, Trentz O, Menger MD, Meier C
Compartment pressure of the rectus sheath accurately reflects intra-abdominal pressure in a porcine model.
J Surg Res 161(2): 295-300

Benninger E, Laschke MW, Cardell M, Keel M, Seifert B, Trentz O, Menger MD, Meier C
Intra-abdominal pressure development after different temporary abdominal closure techniques in a porcine model.
J Trauma 66(4): 1118-1124

2011
Lattmann T*, Meier C*, Dietrich M, Forberger J, Platz A
Results of volar locking plate osteosynthesis for distal radial fractures.
J Trauma 70(6): 1510-1518
* these authors contributed equally

Lustenberger T, Meier C, Benninger E, Lenzlinger PM, Keel M
C-clamp and pelvic packing for control of hemorrhage in patients with pelvic ring disruption: Review of 50 patients treated over 12 years.
J Emerg Trauma Shock 4: 477-482

Kammerlander C, Gebhard F, Meier C, Lenich A, Linhart W, Clasbrummel B, Neubauer-Gartzke T, Garcia-Alonso M, Pavelka T, Blauth M
Standardized cement augmentation of the PFNA using a perforated blade: A new technique and preliminary clinical results. A prospective multicenter trial.
Injury 42(12): 1484-1490

2012
Benninger E, Laschke MW, Cardell M, Holstein JH, Lustenberger T, Keel M, Trentz O, Menger MD, Meier C
Early detection of subclinical organ dysfunction by microdialysis of the rectus abdominis muscle in a porcine model of critical intra-abdominal hypertension.
Shock 38(4): 420-428

2013
Inauen C, Platz A, Rufibach K, Meier C, Zingg U, Spross C, Dietrich M
Quality of life after osteosynthesis of fractures of the proximal humerus.
J Orthop Trauma 27(4): e74-80

Holstein JH, Karabin B, Scheuer C, Garcia P, Histing T, Meier C, Benninger E, Menger MD, Pohlemann T
Endostatin promotes soft callus formation and inhibits callus remodeling during fracture healing in mice.
J Orthop Res 31(10): 1579-1584

Maier S, Sidelnikov E, Dawson-Hughes B, Egli A, Theiler R, Platz A, Staehelin HB, Simmen HP, Meier C, Dick W, Grob D, von Eckardstein A, Bischoff-Ferrari HA
Before and after hip fracture, vitamin D deficiency may not be treated sufficiently.
Osteoporos Int 24(11): 2765-2773

2014
Finsterwald M, Sidelnikov E, Orav EJ, Dwason-Hughes B, Theiler R, Egli A, Platz A, Simmen HP, Meier C, Grob D, Beck S, Staehelin HB, Bischoff-Ferrari HA
Gender-specific hip fracture risk in community-dwelling and institutionalized seniors aged 65
years and older. Osteoporos Int 25(1): 167-176

Kammerlander C, Gebhard F, Meier C, Lenich A, Linhart W, Clasbrummel B, Neubauer-Gartzke T, Garcia-Alonso M, Pavelka T, Blauth M
Long-term results of the PFNA augmented. A prospective multicenter trial
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 134(3): 343-349

Grueninger P, Nicolic N, Schneider J, Lattmann T, Platz A, Chmiel C, Meier C
Arthroscopic repair of traumatic isolated subscapularis tendon lesions Lafosse III-IV: a prospective MRI-controlled case series with one year follow-up.
Arthroscopy 30/(6): 665-672

2015
Mueller A, Candrian G, Dall’Acqua P, Kompatsiari K, Baschera GM, Mica L, Simmen HP, Glaab R, Fandino J, Schwendinger M, Meier C, Ulbrich EJ, Johannes S
Altered cognitive processes in the acute phase of mTBI: an analysis of independent components of event-related potentials.
Neuroreport 26(16): 952-957

Grueninger P, Nikolic N, Schneider J, Lattmann T, Platz A, Chmiel C, Meier C (2015) Arthroscopic Repair of Massive Cuff Tears with Large Subscapularis Tendon Ruptures (Lafosse III/ IV): A Prospective Magnetic Resonance Imaging-Controlled Case Series of 26 Cases with a Minimum Follow-Up of 1 Year.
Arthroscopy 31 (11) : 2173-2182

Besmens IS, Fuechsel FG, Chmiel C, Hess C, Meier C (2015) The value of SPECT/CT in the diagnostic process of chronic non-specific wrist pain
JJ Ortho Rheum 1(1): 004

2016
Reduction techniques for trochanteric- and subtrochanteric freactures of the femur: a practical guide
Falkensammer ML, Benninger E, Meier C.
Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech2016; 83(5): 300-310.

Connectomic and Surface-Based Morphometric Correlates of Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
Dall’Acqua P, Johannes S, Mica L, Simmen HP, Glaab R, Fandino J, Schwendinger M, Meier C, Ulbrich EJ, Müller A, Jäncke L, Hänggi J.
Front Hum Neurosci. 29(10)=127

2017
Emanuel Benninger,*†‡ MD, Christoph Meier,† MD, Stefan Wirth,‡ MD, Peter Philipp Koch,†‡ MD, and Dominik Meyer,‡ MD
Effect of Mirrored Views on Endoscopic and Arthroscopic Skill Performance
Orthop J Sports Med 5(2):eCollection

Maduz R, Kugelmeir P, Meili S, Dörig R, Meier C, Wahl P
Major influence of interobserver reliability on polytrauma identification with the Injury Severity Score (ISS): Time for a centralised coding in traumna registries?
Injury 48(4): 885-889

Wolfensperger F, Grüninger P, Dietrich M, Völlink M, Benninger E, Schläppi M, Meier C
Reverse shoulder arthroplasty for complex fractures of the proximal humerus in elderly patients: impact on the level of independency, early function, and pain medication
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 26(8): 1462-1468

Benninger E, Meier C
Minimally invasive lateral plate placement for metaphyseal fractures of the humerus and ist implications for the distal deltoid insertion: it is not only about the radial nerve. A cadaveric study
Injury 48(3): 615-620

Candrian G, Müller A, Dall’Acqua P, Kompatsiari K, Baschera GM, Mica L, Simmen HP, Glaab R, Fandino J, Schwendinger M, Meier C, Ulbrich EJ, Johannes S
Longitudinal study of a NoGo-P3 event-related potential component following mild traumatic brain injury in adults.
Ann Phys Rehabil Med: Epub ahead of print

Dall’Acqua P, Johannes S, Mica L, Simmen HP, Glaab R, Fandino J, Schwendinger M, Meier C, Ulbrich EJ, Müller A, Jäncke L, Hänggi J
Prefrontal cortical thickening after mild traumatic brain injury: a 1-year MRI study.
J Neurotrauma: Epub ahead of print

Dall’Acqua P, Johannes S, Mica L, Simmen HP, Glaab R, Fandino J, Schwendinger M, Meier C, Ulbrich EJ, Müller A, Baetschmann H, Jäncke L, Hänggi J
Functional and Structural Network Recovery after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A 1-Year Longitudinal Study.
Front Hum Neurosci 280: eCollection

WISSENSCHAFTLICHE AUSZEICHNUNGEN / EDITORIALS

Posterpreis Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (3. Platz), Lugano 1999

Meier C, Stein R, Breitenstein S, Wigger P.
Bilaterale Aneurysmen der Arteria femoralis profunda.
86. Jahresversammlung der Schweiz. Gesellschaft für Chirurgie, Lugano, 9.-12. Juni 1999. 

Posterpreis Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (1. Platz), Zürich 2000

Meier C, Wildermuth S, Breitenstein S, Marincek B.
Virtuelle MR-Kolonoskopie als präoperative Abklärung bei Kolorektalen Karzinomen.
87. Jahresversammlung der Schweiz. Gesellschaft für Chirurgie, Zürich, 17.-20. Mai 2000.

Bretschneider-Preis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Chirurgie als bester Kongressbeitrag, D-Münster 2006

Holstein JH, Garcia P, Menger MD, Meier C, Culemann U, et al.
Erythropoietin (EPO) – EPO-receptor signalling improves early endochondral ossification and mechanical strength in fracture healing.
10. Chirurgische Forschungstage, D-Münster, 21.-23.Sept. 2006.

Prize Award for best oral presentation (2. prize), World Society of the Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, B-Antwerp 2007

Meier C, Contaldo C, Schramm R, Trentz O, Menger MD
Abdominis rectus muscle microdialysis: Evaluation of a new promising tool for early detection of impending abdominal compartment syndrome.
3rd Bi-Annual World Congress Abdominal Compartment Syndrome, B-Antwerp March 21–24, 2007.

Editorial zur Originalarbeit “Microdialysis of the rectus abdominis muscle for early detection of impending abdominal compartment syndrome” Intensive Care Med 2007

Calzia E, Klaus S, Sugrue M
Decompression in abdominal compartment syndrome: How early is early?
Intensive Care Med 33(8): 1319-1321

Posterpreis für das beste Poster SGACT Bern 2017

Thodis D, Rudin M, Meier C
The intraoperative radial groove view and dorsal tangential view of the distal radius to assess potential dorsal protrusion of screw tips: feasibility and difficulties in clinical practice.
105. Jahreskongress der Schweiz. Gesellschaft für Chirurgie, Bern, 16.-18. Mai 2017.