Publications

Books
Chapters
Articles,

ABSTRACTS, LETTERS and OPINIONS

EDITOR

 

1. Books:
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1.1 Mennen, U "Chirurgiese Sinopsis" Daan Retief Publishers, Pretoria 1978, 212pp.

1.2 Mennen, U and Van Eeden, A "Surgical Synopsis" (English Revised Ed) HAUM Pretoria, 1983, 400pp.

1.3 Mennen, U "Die Paraskeletale Interne Fiksasie Metode in Fraktuur genesing" University of Pretoria. 1983, 175pp. MD (Orthopaedic Surgery) Doctoral Dissertation.

1.4 Mennen, U Editor "The Hand Book”. A Practical Approach to Common Hand Problems. Southern Book Publishers, Johannesburg - February 1988, 211pp.

1.5 Mennen U and Mieny CJ, Editors: "Principles of Surgical Patient Care" Academica Publishers, Pretoria - 1990, Volume 1 and 2, 2,000pp.

1.6 Mennen U. Editor: "The Hand Book. A Practical Approach to Common Hand Problems". J L van Schaik Publishers, Pretoria - August 1994 - second upgraded edition - 248pp.

1.7 Mennen U: "The History of the South African Society for Surgery of the Hand 1969 - 1994" SASSH Publication August 1994 - 139pp.

1.8 Mennen U, Mieny C.J. Editors: “Principles of Surgical Patient Care” 2nd Edition. 2003, New Africa Education, 1103pp.

1.9 Mennen U. “End-to-Side Nerve Suture” Doctoral Dissertation for DScMed degree University of Limpopo-Medunsa Campus, May 2007

1.10 Mennen U. and Van Velze C. Editors. “The Hand Book” 3rd Edition – Jan. 2008. Van Schaik Publishers , Pretoria, 354pp

(book review :SA OrthopaedicJournal Winter 2008 p26 Dr. JG Myburgh)

 

2. Chapters:
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2.1 Mennen, U "Replantasie Mikrochirurgie : Selfbevrediging of realistiese diens- lewering?" "Festchrift : Prof H W Snyman" Invitation : Chapter to book in honour of previous Dean Prof H W Snyman, 1985, p29-30.

2.2 Mennen, U. "Neuro-vascular examination of the Hand" Chapter in "The Hand Book". Editor Mennen U. Southern Book Publishers, p13-22, Feb 1988.

2.3 Mennen, U. "Hand Infections" Chapter in: "The Hand Book" Editor Mennen U, Southern Book Publishers, p49-59, Feb 1988.

2.4 Mennen, U "The Injured Hand" in: Clinical Imperatives in Surgery and Orthopaedics. Editors Dommisse GF, Lindeque BGP. HAUM Pretoria, p99-108, Feb 1988.

2.5 Mennen, U "Hand Injuries including Hand Infections” Chapter in: Principles of Surgical Patient Care. Editors: Mieny CJ, Mennen U. - Academica Pub. 1990.

2.6 Mennen U. “Management of the Injured Hand: Chapter in “The Hand Book”. Editor: Mennen U. J L van Schaik Publishers; p119-128. Second Edition 1994.

2.7 Mennen U. “Internal Splints” for Tetraplegics. Chapter in: Current Trends in Hand Surgery; p379-383. Editor: Vastamaki M. Publisher: Elsevier 1995.

2.8 Mennen U. “Wound Care”. MIMS – Nov 1995, Vol 35, No. 11; p14-19.

2.9 Mennen U. “Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita : Techniques and Indications for early corrective surgery of the wrist and elbow: Chapter: “Current Practice in Hand Surgery”. Editors: Amadio P, Saffar P and Foucher G. Martin Dunitz, London, 1997, p399-404.

2.10 Mennen U. “Wound Care” MIMS Disease Review, 1999, p878-885.

2.11 Mennen U. “Surgical Aspects of Neuromuscular Disorders”: Chapter in “The Growing Hand” Editors: Scheker LR, Kay SPG and Gupta A. Mosby-Wolfe Publishers – 2000; p443-446.

2.12 Mennen U, Ezaki MB, Van Heest A, Tonkin M and Gericke G. IFSSH Committee Report on “Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita”. IFSSH Website – 2003.

2.13 Naidoo KS, Mennen U “Fractures and major joint injuries” in: Principles of Surgical Patient Care. Editors Mieny C J and Mennen U, 2nd Edition 2003. New Africa Education; p640-653.

2.14 Mennen U. “Hand Injuries Including Hand Infections” in: “Principles of Surgical Patient Care”. Editors Mieny CJ and Mennen U. 2nd Ed 2003, New Africa Education, p654-672.

2.15 Mennen U “Arthroplasty of the Trapezio-metacarpal Joint: Simplifying a Created Problem”. Proceedings of the 9th IFSSH Congress. Budapest Hungary 13-17 June 2004. Medimond S.r.l. Monduzzi Editore. International Division. Bologna BO Italy. Work Code: E613R9073, p31-38.

2.16 Mennen U. “The Structural Anatomy of the Hand” in:" The Hand Book". Editors MennenU. and Van Velze C. 3rd Edition 2008 , Van Schaik Publishers.p1-11

2.17 Mennen U “End-to-Side Nerve Suture(ETSNS): Present Status” Chapter in: “ Upper Extremity Nerve Repair – Tips and Techniques: A Master Skills Publication”. Editor Slutsky, DJ. American Society for Surgery of the Hand 2008 p 41-49

2.18 Mennen U " The History of the South African Society for Surgery of the Hand" Chapter in: "Hand Surgery Worldwide" Editor James R. Urbaniak. Konstantaras Medical Publishers. 2010. p175-178

2.19 Mennen U "Amputations" Chapter in:"Hand Surgery Worldwide" Editor James R. Urbaniak. Konstantaras Medical Publishers. 2010. p 259-263

2.20 Mennen U " Trapezio-Metacarpal Joint Osteo-Arthritis: Symplifying a created Problem" Chapter in: "Hand Surgery" Editors Moon Sang CHUNG, Goo Hyun BAEK, Hyun Sik GONG. KOON JA Publishing, Seoul, Korea. 2010. p 621-623

2.21 Mennen U "End-to-Side Nerve Suture" Chapter 15 in: "The Art of Microsurgical Hand Reconstruction" Editor David J Slutsky. Thieme Medical Publishers, New York, 2013. p122-129

2.22 Mennen U "Surgical Management Principles for Congenital Upper Limb Malformations" Chapter 4 in: "Limb Malformations" Editor Stefan Mundlos. Springer Publishers, Berlin Heidelberg, 2014. p22-28

 

3. Articles:
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3.1 Mennen, U and Gräbe, R P "Distraksie van 'n ou Femur Fraktuur" "Geneeskunde" Vol 20, Nr 6, 1978, p115.

3.2 Mennen, U and Gräbe, R P "Dupuytren's Contracture in a Negro - Case Report" Journal of Hand Surgery, 1979 p451.

3.3 Mennen, U and Gräbe, R P "Tibia en Fibula Frakture" South African Medical Journal, 1980, p320-324.

3.4 Mennen, U "A Survey of Spinal Injuries from Diving" South African Medical Journal, 1981, p788-790.

3.5 Mennen, U "A New Bone Holding Clamp for General use during Internal Fixation of Fractures" South African Medical Journal, 1981, p580-581.

3.6 Mennen, U "Die Paraskeletale "Klouplaatjie" vir Interne Fiksasie van Frakture" Geneeskunde, 1982, p931-935.

3.7 Dormehl, I C, Mennen, U and Goosen, D J "A Technique to Evaluate Bone Healing in Non-human Primates using Sequential 99mTc-Methylene Diphosphonate Scintigraphy" Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 1982, p105-109. (Nucl-Med Band XXI Heft 3)

3.8 Dormehl, I C and Mennen, U "A Technique to evaluate bone healing in non-human primates using Sequential 99m Tc-MDP Scintigraphy" "Proceeding of the Third World Conference of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology" 1982, Paris, France.

3.9 Read C and Mennen, U "Cervical Spine instability in Rheumatoid Arthritis" South African Medical Journal, 1983, p116-118.

3.10 Swanepoel, H C and Mennen, U "Nekbesering by Kinders" South African Medical Journal, 1983, p152-157.

3.11 Mennen, U "The Tendon Perforating Forceps" The Journal of Hand Surgery. 1983, p950-951.

3.12 Mennen, U "The Para-skeletal Clamp-on Plate : Part I A New Alternative for Retaining the Surgically Reduced Position of Bone Fractures" South African Medical Journal 1984, p167-170.

3.13 Mennen, U "The Para-skeletal Clamp-on Plate: Part II Clinical experience with fractures of the Radius and/or Ulna" South African Medical Journal, 1984, p170-172.

3.14 Lindeque, B J and Mennen, U "Handinfeksies : Benadering en Hantering" South African Medical Journal, 1984, Vol 66, p562-566.

3.15 Lindeque, B J and Mennen, U "Infectious Osteitis Pubis" Two case reports, South African Medical Journal, Vol 67, 27 April 1985, p689-691.

3.16 Mennen, U; Dormehl, I C and Goosen, D J "Evaluation of the healing process of bone fractures using Sequential 99m Technetium Methylene Diphosphonate Scinti- graphy" South African Journal of Surgery – 1985, Vol 23 : No 3, p98-101

3.17 Mennen U "Internal Splints for Tetraplegics" South African Journal of Physio- therapy - 1985 Vol 41 : No 4, p106-108.

3.18 Mennen U "The Paraskeletal Clamp-on Plate", The 1985 Year Book of Ortho- paedics, Year Book Medical Publishers Chicago - p89-92.

3.19 Mennen U "Dupuytren's Contracture in the Negro" Journal of Hand Surgery - 1986 Vol 11B : No 1 p61-64.

3.20 Mennen, U "Management of Hand Injuries" - Part I TRAUMA, The Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine - 1986 April/May, Vol 3 : No 2 - p8-11.

3.21 Mennen, U "Management of Hand Injuries" - Part II TRAUMA, The Journal of Accident and Emergency Medicine - 1986 July, Vol 3 : No 3 - p29-32.

3.22 Van Vuuren L G J; Mennen U "Quadriceps Plasty" South African Medical Journal - 8 November 1986, Vol 70 : 10 p630-631.

3.23 Mennen, U "Clamp-on internal fixation offers technical advantages" Orthopaedics Today. Nov 1987, Vol 7 No 11 p32.

3.24 Mennen U, "Strength of the Radius and Ulna in the Baboon, Papio Ursinus". South African Journal of Science, Vol 84, No 10, October 1988; p843-847.

3.25 Van Straelen PM, Pool R, Mennen U "Desmoplastic fibroma" South African Medical Journal, 19 November 1988, Vol 74; p524-526.

3.26 Mennen U "The Use of a Clamp-on Plate for Forearm Fractures. "Orthopedics" Vol 12 No 1, January 1989, p39-43.

3.27 Mennen, U "Bone Strength of the Radius and Ulna in the non-human Primate" "Orthopedics" Vol 12 No 1, January 1989, p173-180.

3.28 Mennen, U "An alternative for retaining the reduced position of bone fractures by the clamp-on plate" Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol 14A No 2 Part 2. March 1989 p400-403.

3.29 Mennen U "The Simple, Comfortable, Conforming Splint" Journal Hand Surgery. Vol 14A No 3, p 576-578. May 89.

3.30 Mennen, U "Ten Years experience with the orthopaedic clamp-on plate" Hospital Supplies, July 1989, p13-17.

3.31 Mennen, U. "The benign surgical remedy for broken bones". South African Journal of Science - Vol 85 No 7, July 1989 p414.

3.32 Mennen, U. "Ten Years Experience with the Clamp-on Plate". Orthopaedic Product News. Oct/Nov 1989, p23-25.

3.33 Mennen U, "Compound Injury from High Voltage Electricity" South African Journal of Surgery. Vol 27 No 4, Dec 1989.

3.34 Smith AW, Mennen U. "Bilateral Idiopathic Avascular Necrosis of the Carpal Scaphoid. A case report. SAMJ - CME/VMO Vol 8 No 6, June 1990, p561-564.

3.35 Mennen U, "Metacarpal fractures and the clamp-on plate” Journal of Hand Surgery (B) - Vol 15B, No 3, Aug 1990, p295-298.

3.36 Mennen U, "Ten Years of Experience with the Clamp-on Plate" Medical Corps International 4/5 1990 p46-49.

3.37 Rajoo D, Mennen U, Stevanovic M "Compartment Syndrome in Transferred Muscle: an unusual complication" Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol 16B No 1, Feb 1991, p75-77.

3.38 Rajoo D, Mennen U. "Congenital constriction band associated with pseudarthrosis and impending gangrene" South African Journal of Surgery Vol 29 No 1, March 1991, p27-29.

3.39 Van Velze CA, Kluever I, van der Merwe CA, Mennen U. "The difference in volume of dominant and non-dominant hands". Journal of Hand Therapy, Vol 4 No 1, Jan - March 1991, p6-9.

3.40 Mennen U, Boonzaier AC. "An Improved Technique of Posterior Deltoid to Triceps Transfer in Tetraplegic". Journal of Hand Surgery - Vol 16B No.2 - May 1991, p197-201.

3.41 Mennen U, Howells CJ. "Profile of Human Bite Injuries of the Hand at Ga- Rankuwa Hospital - A study of 100 cases". Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol 16B No 4, November 1991, p431-435.

3.42 Eggers I, Mennen U. "Application of a quadriceps endurance programme to patients with femur fractures immobilized by skeletal traction." South African Medical Journal, Vol 81, 7 March 1992, p258-260.

3.43 Mennen U, "The Clamp-on Plate: Current Concepts and Application." SA Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol II No. 2, July 1992, p45.

3.44 Mennen U. "Extensor pollicis longus opposition transfer." Journal of Hand Surgery (A) - Vol 17A No. 5, Sep 1992, p809-811.

3.45 Eggers I M, Mennen U, Matime A M, "Elbow flexorplasty: A comparison between Latissimus Dorsi Transfer and Steindler Flexorplasty" Journal of Hand Surgery (B) - Vol 17B, Oct 1992, p522-525.

3.46 Mennen U. "Free plantaris (or tendo achilles) osseo-tendinous transfer to reconstruct finger flexion. South African Journal of Surgery, Vol 30, No 4, Dec 1992, p184-186.

3.47 Rajoo D, Mennen U, Matime A M, "Isolated Chronic Dislocation of the Carpal Scaphoid". South African Journal of Surgery, Vol 31, No. 1, March 1993, p27-29.

3.48 Mennen U, "Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita: A Case for Early Corrective Surgery of the Upper Limb". Journal of Hand Surgery (B and E), Vol 18B, No. 3, 1993, p304-307.

3.49 Mennen U, Wiese A M, "Fingertip injuries: Management with Semi-Occlusive Dressing" Journal of Hand Surgery – (B and E), Vol 18B No. 4, August 1993, p416-422.

3.50 Mennen U, Labuschagne F J "An Alternative Method of treating comminuted intra-articular fractures of the distal radius". SA Journal of Surgery, Vol 31, No. 2 (1993), p81-84.

3.51 Eggers I, Mennen U, "Quadriceps Endurance: A Programme for patients with Femur Fractures, immobilized by skeletal traction" S A Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol 3, No.4 (1993), p21-24.

3.52 Mennen U, Howells C, Wiese A M J "Serum Zink, Sodium, Calcium, Magnecium and Potassium Levels and Standard Diet in Leprosy Patients" Indian Journal of Leprosy, Vol 65 (4) 1993, p415-421.

3.53 Mennen U. "The History of South African Society for Surgery of the Hand - 25 years: 1969 - 1994". Journal of Hand Surgery (Band E), Vol 19B, No. 6, Dec 1994, p796.

3.54 Mennen U. “Management of Special Injuries of the Hand”. SA Bone and Joint Surgery. Vol IV, No. 4, 1994, p16-18.

3.55 Mennen U. “Management of the Injured Hand”. SA Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol IV, No. 3 (1994) p5-7.

3.56 Mennen U, Wiese A M J. “Semi-occlusive Dressings in the Management of Hand Wounds”. SA Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol IV, No. 3 (1994) p10-14.

3.57 Mennen U, Wiese A M J, Boomker D. “Wound Management using Semi-Occlusive Dressing”. SAfr. Family Practice Journal. Vol 16, May 1995; p328-335.

3.58 Mennen U. “Internal Splints: for Mid-Cervical Cord Injuries”. SA Bone and Joint Surgery. Vol V, No. 3, August 1995; p50-55.

3.59 Eggers I M and Mennen U. “The Motivational Therapeutic Apparatus System”. SA Bone and Joint Surgery. Vol V, No. 3, August 1995; p53-55.

3.60 Mennen U. “Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita in A Monozygotic Twin”. Journal of Hand Surgery (B&J) – Vol 21B, No. 5(1996); p647-648.

3.61 Mennen U. “Surgical Management Protocol for Middle Level Cervical Traumatic Tetraplegia”. Hand Surgery, Vol 1, No. 2, July 1996; p211-218.

3.62 Mennen U. “Neurovascular Examination of the Hand”. South African Medical Journal (CME) – July 1996, Vol 14, No.7; p1007-1020.

3.63 Mennen U. “Infections of the Hand”. South African Medical Journal (CME) – July 1996, Vol 14, No. 7; p943-958.

3.64 Eggers I M, Mennen U. “Training the Non-Dominant Upper Limb to Acquire Necessary Skills”. SA Bone & Joint Surgery – June 1996, Vol VI, No. 3, p13-26.

3.65 Mennen U, Delaere O. “Anastomosis and Overlapping Territories between nerves of the upper limb” SA Bone & Joint Surgery – June 1996, VI, No. 3, p5-6.

3.66 Matime A M, Eggers I M, Mennen U. “Management of Elbow Flexion Paralysis in Brachial Plexus Injuries”. SA Bone & Joint Surgery – June 1996, Vol VI, No. 3; p27-29.

3.67 Eins M, Dedekind K, Mennen U. “Mobilization of the Nervous System of the Upper Limb”. SA Bone & Joint Surgery – June 1996, Vol VI, No. 3; p10-12.

3.68 Mennen U, Delaere O, Matime A M. “Upper Limb Triplication with Radial Dimelia”. Journal of Hand Surgery (B&E), 1997, Vol 22B, No.1; p80-83.

3.69 Eggers I M and Mennen U. “The EFFUL System – The Evaluation of Function of the Flail Upper Limb”. Journal of Hand Surgery (B&E) – 1997 Vol 22B, No.3, p388-394.

3.70 Mennen U. “Hand Compartment Syndrome and Ischaemic Contracture”. Specialist Medicine, October 1997, Vol XIX, 170, 10; p40-46.

3.71 Delaere O, Mennen U, Van Heerden W, Raubenheimer E, Wiese A M, Boomker D. “Side-Effects of Rinsing Fluids on the Rat Femoral Artery”. Journal of Hand Surgery Vol 22B, No. 5, October 1997; p568-573.

3.72 Mennen U. “The dorsal ganglion of the wrist: More than capsular Metaplasia”. South African Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol VIII, No.2, July 1998, p20-22.

3.73 Mennen U. “The Dorsal Ganglion – A clinical sign of an occult Ailment?”. Geneeskunde, Vol 40, No.2 p8-11, April – June 1998.

3.74 Mennen U. “End-to-side Nerve Suture in the Primate (Chacma Baboon)”. Hand Surgery, Vol.3, No. 1, June 1998, p1-6.

3.75 Mennen U. “End-to-side Nerve Suture in the Human Patient”. Hand Surgery, Vol 3, No. 1, June 1998 p7-15.

3.76 Mennen U. “True Triplication of the Thumb” Modification of Wassel Classification Type VIII. Journal of Hand Surgery (B & E), Vol 24B, No. 2, 1999: p253-254.

3.77 Mennen U. “The Clamp-on Plate: Revisited 20 years experience”. Orthopaedic Product News. March-April 1999; p46-48

3.78 Boomker D, Wiese A, Bos P, Boomker J, Mennen U. “Microsurgical Evenomation of the Puff-Adder, bitis arietans, arietans. The Vivarium. Vol 10, No.3. April/May 1999; p27-29.

3.79 Mennen U. “Musculo-skeletal Conditions Affecting the Musician”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol.21, No.2, Dec 1999; p19-24.

3.80 Mennen U. “End-to-side Nerve Suture”. SAMJ – November 1999. Vol 89, No.11; p1188-1194.

3.81 Mennen U. “Another perspective on Limited Private Practice” SA Medical Journal, 1999, Vol 89; No.7:p710

3.82 Mennen U. “Academic Medicine in South Africa”. SA Medical Journal, 2000, May, Vol 90. No.5; p450.

3.83 Missankov A A, Sehgal A K, Mennen U. “Variations of the Posterior Interosseus Nerve”. Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol 25B, No.3, June 2000; p281-282.

3.84 Mennen U. “The Musician and related Medical Conditions”. Musicus. (UNISA), Vol 28.1. 2000; p65.72.

3.85 Eggers I M, Mennen U. “The EFFUL Classification System: The Description, Application and Results of the Evaluation of Function of the Flail Upper Limb”. Journal of Hand Surgery, 26 A. 2001; 68-76.

3.86 Mennen U. “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Apr-May, Vol. 24, No 3, 2001; 33-34.

3.87 Mennen U. “Dupuytren’s Contracture”. SA Journal of Family Practice. June- July, Vol 24, No 4, 2001; 34-35.

3.88 Mennen U. “De Quervain stenosing tenosynovitis” SA Journal of Family Practice. August – September, 2001, Vol 24, No 5; 33-34.

3.89 Mennen U. “Osteo-arthrosis of the first carpometacarpal joint”. SA Journal of Family Practice. October – November, 2001, Vol 24, No 6; 33-34.

3.90 Mennen U. “Dorsal Ganglion of the Wrist”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 25, No 1; Dec-Jan 2002:28-29.

3.91 Mennen U. “Trigger Thumb in the Child”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 25, No 2. February – March, 2002; 31-22.

3.92 Mennen U. “Osteo-arthritis of the distal interphalangeal joint of the fingers”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 25, No 3, May – June 2002; 27-28.

3.93 Mennen U. “Volar Ganglion of the Wrist”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol. 25, No 4, June – July 2002; 29-30.

3.94 Mennen U. “Pisiform-trequetrum osteo-arthritis”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol. 25, No 5, August – September 2002; 29-30

3.95 Mennen U. “Osteo-arthritis of the Scaphoid-Trapeqium-Trapeqoid Joint (STT joint) of the Wrist”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 25, No. 6. October – November 2002; 28-29.

3.96 Mennen U “Ganglion of the Flexor Tendon Sheath”. SA Journal of Family Practice. December – January, 2003, Vol 26, No 1, 24.

3.97 Mennen U “Ulnar nerve compression at the elbow”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 45, No 3, 2003; p5.

3.98 Mennen U “Avulsion of the Ulnar Collateral ligament of the Meta-carpo-phalangeal Joint of the thumb”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 45, No 4, May 2003; p 56.

3.99 Mennen U “Fracture of the Scaphoid”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 45, No 5, June 2003; p 59.

3.100 Mennen U “Fracture-dislocation of the base of Metacarpal I : Bennett’s Fracture”. SA Journal of Family Practice.Vol 45, No 6, July 2003; p49.

3.101 Mennen U “Hand Therapist do it without pain…” SA Journal of Hand Therapy. Vol 1, July – Dec 2003; p 17.

3.102 Mennen U, Van der Westhuizen MJ, Eggers IM. “Re-innervation of M.biceps by end-to-side nerve suture”. Hand Surgery. Vol 8, No 1, July 2003; p25-31.

3.103 Mennen U. “End-to-Side Nerve Suture (ETSNS) in Clinical Practice”.

Hand Surgery(Asia-Pacific). Vol 8, No 1, July 2003; p33-42.

(Top 10 most read papers in Hand Surgery (Asia-Pacific) until 2014)

3.104 D’Alton E.J, Mennen U. “The position of the Radial Nerve in the Upper Arm”. SA Orthopaedic Journal. Vol 2, No 3, August 2003; p32-36.

3.105 Mennen U. “Radial Deficiency Syndrome: a survey”. SA Orthopaedic Journal. Vol 2, No 3, August 2003; p20-23.

3.106 Mennen U “Fracture of the neck of Metacarpal V”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 45, No 7, August 2003; p42.

3.107 Mennen U “Human Bite”. SA Journal of Family Practice. Vol 45, No 8, September 2003; p64.

3.108 Mennen U “Work related Upper Limb Disorders”. SA Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol 2, No 3, November 2003; p34-36.

3.109 Mennen U “Mennen Plate Fixation for the Treatment of Periprosthetic Femoral Fractures”. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 85A, No 11, November 2003, p2248-2249.

3.110 Eggers IM, Mennen U “The Evaluation of the Flail Upper Limb Classification System: Its application to Unilateral Brachial Plexus Injuries” in “The Year Book of Hand Surgery 2003”. Editors Berger RA and Ladd AL, 2003 Mosby/Elsevier, Philadelphia USA; p245-246.

3.111 Mennen U “MP-Joint dislocation of the Thumb”. SA Journal of Family Practice. January – February 2004, Vol 46, No 1; p42.

3.112 Mennen U “Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita Revisited”. SA Orthopaedic Journal, February 2004, Vol 3, No 1; p36-43.

3.113 Mennen U “Burns to the Hand”. SA Journal of Family Practice. March 2004, Vol 46, No 2; p34.

3.114 Mennen U “Bossing of the Second and Third Carpo Meta-carpal Joint”. SA Journal of Family Practice. April 2004, Vol 46, No 3; p38.

3.115 Mennen U “Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita: functional classification and the AMC Disc-o-gram”. Journal of Hand Surgery (B&E), August 2004, Vol 29B, No 4, p363-367.

3.116 Mennen U “Radial Nerve Compression at the Elbow”. SA Journal of Family Practice. July 2004, Vol 46, No6, p40.

3.117 Mennen U “End-to-side Nerve Suture”. Letter to the Editor, Journal of Hand Surgery (B & E); October 2004, Vol 29B, No. 5, p 514.

3.118 Mennen U “Tennis Elbow”. SA Journal of Family Practice. September 2004, Vol 46, No. 8, p36.

3.119 Mennen U “Avulsion Injury of the Flexor Digitorum Profundus of the Left Ring Finger”. SA Journal of Family Practice. October 2004, Vol 46, No. 9, p46.

3.120 Mennen U “Wound Care” MIMS Drug Therapy Review 2005, Vol 1, p272-278.

3.121 Mennen U “Camptodactyly: 24 fingers in 3 sisters”. Letter to the Editor, South African Journal of Orthopaedics, February 2005, Vol 4, No 1, p14.

3.122 Mennen U and Mennen MA “Mycobacterium Avium Intracellulare Synovitis”. South African Orthopaedic Journal, February 2005, Vol 4, No 1, p24-25.

3.123 Van der Westhuizen M.J., Mennen U. “End-to-side Nerve Suture into a Nerve Graft”. South African Orthopaedic Journal, May 2005, Vol 4, No 5, p28-32.

3.124 D’Alton E.J., Mennen U. “The trans-tricipital approach for intra-articular fractures of the humerus revised”. SA Orthopaedic Journal, August 2005, Vol 4, No 3, p94-100.

3.125 Mennen U, Van Heest A, Ezaki MB, Tonkin M, Gericke G. “Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita” IFSSH Committee Report: Journal of Hand Surgery (B and E), October 2005, Vol 30 B, No 5, p468-474.

(Most read article in JHS(B&E) 1/4/2002-31/8/2013)

3.126 Du Plessis D, Mennen U “Debriefing patients with Upper Limb Injuries”. South African Orthopaedic Journal, November 2005, p64-68.

3.127 Mennen U “Trapezio-metacarpal joint osteoarthritis – Simplifying a created problem”. South African Orthopaedic Journal, November 2005, p8-16.

3.128 Mennen U. “Extensor Pollices Communis” (Letter to the Editor), Journal of Hand Surgery (B and E), December 2005, Vol 30B, No 6, p660.

3.129 Mennen U “Extensor Pollices Communis”. South African Orthopaedic Journal, May 2006, Vol 5, No 2, p42

3.130 Mennen U. End-to Side Nerve Suture (ETNS): Present status SA Orthopaedic Journal, Spring 2006, Vol 5, No 4, p62-68

3.131 Mennen U “Dorso-distal Aproach to the Scaphoid”. South African Orthopaedic Journal, Spring 2006, Vol 5, No 4, p82

3.132 Kelly E J, Jacoby C, Terenghi G, Mennen U, Ljungberg C and Wiberg M “End-to-side Nerve Coaptation, a qualitative and quantitative assessment in the primate”. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2007, Vol 60, p1-12

3.133 Baker C, Mennen U “Functional Distribution of Neuromuscular Junction Bands in an Extrinsic Muscle of the Forearm and Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand in Papio ursinus”. South African Orthopaedic Journal. Summer 2007, Vol 6, No 1, p68-72.

3.134 Beighton P, Mennen U, Golele S, Urban MF “Orthopaedic implications of heritable osteolysis in South Africa”. SA Orthopaedic Journal. Autumn 2007, Vol 6 No 2, p26-32.

3.135 Mennen U. “ Functional Wrist Arthrodesis “ S A Orthopaedic Journal. Spring 2007, Vol 6 No 4, p48-50

3.136 Mennen U. “Therapists do it without pain……..” S A Orthopaedic Journal. Spring 2007, Vol 6 No 4, p52

3.137 Mennen U. “Radial head fractures and the swivel head radial prosthesis” South African Orhopaedic Journal. Summer 2008, Vol 7, No 1, p80

3.138 Sithebe H, MennenU “The incidence of asymptomatic Kienböck’s disease” S A Orthopaedic Journal, Winter 2008, Vol 7, No 3 p40-42

3.139 Mennen U “The MIRA prosthesis” S A Orthopaedic Journal Winter 2008, Vol 7, No 3, p60-64

3.140 Mennen U “In your Hands“ Dental Practice Guide 2009. www.dental-learninghub.com

3.141 Mennen U “ End-to-Side Neurorraphy for Digital Nerves” FESSH 2009 Instructional Course Book, Chapter 11, p60-62

3.142 Mennen U, Sithebe S “The Incidence of Asymptomatic Kienböck’s Disease” Journal of Hand Surgery(European Volume,2009) 34E :3 :348-350

3.143 Mennen U “The Doral Distal Scaphoid (DDSA) Approach”. Journal of Hand Surgery Vol. 34E: No.3 : 406-407: June 2009.

3.144 Mennen U "Is this Acceptable?"(maltreatment based on maldiagnosis-glomus tumour) 'Letter to the Editor' SA Orthopaedic Journal Winter 2010, Vol 9, p10

3.145 Mennen U "Dupuytren's Contracture: The Z-factor". SA Orthopaedic Journal Winter 2010, Vol 9, p79-82

3.146  Van der Westhuizen J,    Mennen U, “ A Working Classification for the Management of Scapho-Trapezium-Trapezoid Osteoarthritis”   'Hand Surgery'                 Journal of the Asian-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand .            Vol.15 No.3, 2010, p203-210

3.147  Spielmann M ,et al, Mennen U, et al, "Homeotic Arm-to-leg Transformation Associated with Genomic Rearrangements at the PITX1 Locus". American Journal of Human Genetics.  Vol 91,Issue 4,  5 October 2012,  p629-635

3.148 Mennen U. "Musculoskeletal Conditions affecting the Musician" IFSSH Scientific Committee Reports Book, 12th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, New Delhi, India. 4-8 March 2013. p60-70

3.149 Mennen U, Mundlos S, Spielmann M, "The Liebenberg Syndrome: in depth analysis of the original family". Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) Vol 39E (9) November 2014, p919-925

3.150 Mennen U. "Extensor digitorum communis anchor and interposition arthroplasty"

Hand-e ASSH Correspondence News, June 2016

3.151 Mennen U. "Extensor Digitorum Communis (EDC) Anchor and Interposition Arthroplasty for the Metacarpo-Phalangeal Joint (MCPJ)

Journal of Hand Surgery (Asian-Pacific Volume) 2017 ; 22 (4) : 548-551

3.152 Mennen U. "Pollicisation: The Myth about Creating a Pseudo-Trapezium"

Journal of Hand Surgery (Asian-Pacific Volume) 2018 ; 23 (2 ): 302-305

 

4. Abstracts, letters AND opinions:
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4.1 Mennen, U "Tibia and Fibula Fractures" Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 1980, p274. Summary of paper presented at the S A Orthopaedic Congress, 1979, Pretoria.

4.2 Mennen, U "A Survey on Diving Injuries", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 1981, p478. Summary of paper presented at the S A Orthopaedic Congress, 3rd October 1980, Johannesburg.

4.3 Mennen, U "A New Method of Internal Fixation by a Para-skeletal Clamp-on Plate", Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 1982, p145. Summary of paper presented at the S A Orthopaedic Congress, 1981, Durban.

4.4 Mennen, U "Rupture of the Plantaris tendon" Letter to the Editor, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 1983, p1030.

4.5 Mennen, U "Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita : A plea for early corrective surgery" Summary of a paper in the Abstract Book: Second International Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, October 1983, Boston Massachusetts, U S A.

4.6 Mennen, U "Evaluation of the Healing process of Bone Fractures in the Non-human Primate using Sequential 99m Tc-MDP Scintigraphy" Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 1985, p.507. Summary of paper presented at the South African Orthopaedic Association Congress 1984, Pretoria.

4.7 Mennen, U "Internal fixation of forearm fractures by Clamp-on Plate". Book of Abstracts: The third Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand. Tokyo, Japan November 1986, p104.

4.8 Mennen, U "Internal Splints for the Tetraplegic Upper Limb". Book of Abstracts: The Third Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand. Tokyo, Japan November 1986, p130.

4.9 Mennen, U "A New Alternative for Retaining the Reduced Position of Bone Fractures by the Para-skeletal Clamp-on Plate". Book of Abstracts: SICOT 1987, Münich, p23

4.10 Mennen, U "An Alternative for Retaining the Reduced Position of Bone Fractures by the Para-skeletal clamp-on Plate". Orthopaedic Transactions, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - in press. (Summary of paper delivered at the Eighth Combined Meeting of the Orthopaedic Societies of the English Speaking World, May 1987, Washington DC, U.S.A.)

4.11 Mennen U "Ten Years Experience with the Clamp-on Plate" Eastern Mediterranean Hand Bulletin, Vol 10 No 1, 1989 p12.

4.12 Mennen U "Early Corrective Surgery of the Wrist and Elbow in Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita". Book of Abstracts, First Congress of the Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand. 26-29 May 1993, Brussels, p45.

4.13 Mennen, U "Really long-term follow-up" American Correspondence Newsletter, American Society for Surgery of the Hand No. 36, 1993

4.14 Mennen U and Howells C J: "Human fight-bite injuries of the Hand. A Study of 100 cases within 18 months". European Medical Bibliography. Vol 2. No. 4(1992), p66.

4.15 Mennen U: Maldistribution - Redistribution. "Lilly Forum" Orthopaedic Needs in Southern Africa. April 1993. SA Bone and Joint Surgery. Vol IV, No. 1, p26.

4.16 Mennen U. “Internal Splints” for Tetraplegics. Proceedings 6th Congress of IFSSH, Helsinki Finland, 3-7 July 1995.

4.17 Boomker D, Bos P, Wiese A, Mennen U, Boomker J. “Microsurgical Removal of the Venom Glands of the Western Black Rattlesnake (Crotalus Atrox)”. SA Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol IV, No.4, Nov 1994.

4.18 Mennen U, Wiese A M. “Fingertip injuries management with semi-occlusive dressing”. European Medical Bibliography. Vol 4, No. 2, 1994; p73.

4.19 Mennen U. “Correspondence Newsletter 1997 No. 73” of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. “First Hand Experience”.

4.20 Mennen U. “End-to-side Nerve Suture in the non-human primate”. Geneeskunde, Vol 40(2) 47: 1998.

4.21 Mennen U. “End-to-Side Nerve Suture (ETSNS) in Clinical Practice” Proceedings of the 8th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH). June 2001; p149-155.

4.22 Baker C, Mennen U. “ Neuromuscular Junction in the fore-arm and hand of the Chacma Baboon”. Procedings of the 43rd Annual Congress of the Microscopy Society of Southern Africa. 1 – 6 December 2003, Cape Town. Vol 33; p86.

4.23 Mennen U “Trapezio-Metacarpal excision Arthroplasty” Book of Abstracts. 9th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand. 13-17 June 2004, Budapest, Hungary, p12.

4.24 Mennen U “Expert Opinion” SA Orthopaedic Journal. November 2004, Vol 3, No. 4, p60-61.

4.25 Mennen U “Extensor Pollices Communis”. Correspondence News: American Society for Surgery of the Hand. No 2006-67 (August 2006)

4.26 Mennen U “Excision Arthroplasty for Trapezio-Metacarpal Joint Osteo-Arthritis – simplifying a created problem” Book of Abstracts. 10th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand (IFSSH). 11-15 March 2007, Sydney, Australia, p35 (IP28)

4.27 Mennen U. Editorial: “Reflections on the South African Orthopaedic Association and our international connections”. SA Orthopaedic Journal.Spring 2007, Vol 6, No 4, p6

4.28 Mennen U. Editorial: "Message of Congratulations to the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 30 Year Celebrations Book" November 2012, p16 (pp466)

4.29 Mennen U. Editorial : "Injury" Vol 44 Issue 3 March 2013

4.30 Mennen U. Abstract Book : 12th Triennial Congress of the IFSSH,4-8 March 2013,

New Delhi, India. "The Elusive Tumour: think glomus !" p102

4.31 Mennen U. Abstract Book : 12th Triennial Congress of the IFSSH, 4-8 March 2013, New Delhi, India. Master Class :"How I Treat Tennis Elbow" p31

4.32 Mennen U. Expert opinion : SA Orthopaedic J, Winter 2013, Vol 12, No 2, p 69

4.33 Mennen U. Expert opinion : SA Orthopaedic J, Spring 2015, Vol 14, No 3, p 86

4.34 Mennen U. ASSH Correspondece Newsletter, June 2016. "Extensor Digitorum Communis (EDC) Anchor and Inter-Position Arthroplasty"

 


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