Abdul-Kader Martini

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Abdul-Kader Martini (born April 15, 1942 in Idleb , Syria ) is a Syrian-German orthopedic surgeon and hand surgeon .


Martini graduated from high school in his hometown. From 1959 to 1966 he studied medicine at Damascus University . He then went to Germany. In 1972 he became a specialist in orthopedics at the Hamburg-Eppendorf University Medical Center . After that he worked in the plastic hand surgery department of the professional association accident clinic in Ludwigshafen until 1977 .

From 1977 to January 2007 he headed the hand and microsurgery section of the Orthopedic Clinic at the Heidelberg University Hospital . In 1987 he obtained the Venia legendi for orthopedics. In 1993 he was awarded the adjunct professorship . He published five textbooks and in 2006 published the journal Obere Extremität in Steinkopff Verlag.


Publications (selection)

  • Microsurgical procedures for the prevention and treatment of amputation neuroma: an animal and clinical study. University of Heidelberg, 1986.
  • The amputation neuroma: studies on genesis, prophylaxis and therapy. Enke, Stuttgart 1988, ISBN 3-432-97541-4 .
  • Specialized lexicon of orthopedics. Hand and elbow. ecomed, Landsberg / Lech 2000, ISBN 3-609-51190-7 .
  • Orthopedics and orthopedic surgery. Elbow, forearm, hand. Thieme, Stuttgart 2003, ISBN 3-13-126211-7 .
  • Orthopedic hand surgery: manual for clinic and practice. Steinkopff, Darmstadt 2004, ISBN 3-7985-1411-9 .
  • with Wolfgang Daecke: Traumatological hand surgery. Springer, Berlin 2011, ISBN 978-3-642-00987-7 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Curriculum Vitae arabmed.de, accessed on August 28, 2014.
  2. Habilitation thesis: Microsurgical procedures for the prevention and treatment of amputation neuroma .
  3. Information from the Federal President's Office