Dr. med. Balz Aklin


Facharzt für Orthopädie

Work experience

2020-aktuell Eigentümer Orthopädiepraxis Neuengasse, Zentrum für Orthopädische Chirurgie und Sportmedizin
2013-2020 Übernahme Praxis Dr. med. Bernhard Huber.
Belegarzt eigener Praxis, Salemspital Bern
2010-2013 Leitender Arzt und Chefarzt Stv., Orthopädisches Zentrum Münsingen, Orthopädisches Sportzentrum Münsingen, Spitalnetz Bern
2006-2010 Orthopädische Klinik, Kantonsspital Aarau, Oberarzt, Leitung Hüftteam
2005-2006 Spital Münsingen, Orthopädisches Zentrum Münsingen
2003-2005 Orthopädische Universitätsklinik Basel 
2001-Promotion "In Vitro Model for the Study of Necrosis and Apoptosis in Native Cartilage" Institut für Pathologie, Universität Bern
2001-2003 Postdoktorat Knorpelchirurgie, "Osteoarticular Research Group", Institut für Pathologie, Universität Bern

Brehm W, Aklin B, Wang S, Grogan SP, Jakob R, Mainil-Varlet P. Repair of Full-thickness Articular Cartilage Construct in Rabbits. Submitted, JBJS Am. 

Brehm W, Aklin B, Mainil-Varlet P. Surgical Factors Influencing Subchondral Bone Remodelling in Caprine cartilaginous Defects. Submitted, JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH.

Brehm W, Aklin B, Yamashita T, Rieser F, Trüb T, Jakob R, Mainil-Varlet P. Repair of Superficial Osteochondral Defects with an Autologous Scaffold Free Cartilage Construct in a Caprine Model. Submitted, OSTEOARTHRITIS AND CARTILAGE. 

Brehm W, Aklin B, Mainil-Varlet P. Surgical Factors influencing the Delamination Rates of Periosteal Flap used in experimental Caprine Cartilage Repair Strategies. Submitted, TISSUE ENGINEERING

Grogan SP, Aklin B, Frenz M, Brunner T, Schaffner T, Mainil-Varlet P. In vitro model for the study of necrosis and apoptosis in native cartilage. J Pathol. 2002 Sep;198(1):5-13

Abstracts und Posters

Aklin B, Rieser F, Trüb T, Grogan SP, Winkelmann V, Jakob RP, Mainil-Varlet P. Articular cartilage repair using DENOVO-T™: a scaffold-free cartilage-like implant. 5thICRS Meeting, Gent, 2004, Abstract 805, 17.

Brehm W, Aklin B, Yamashita T, Rieser F, Trüb T, Mainil-Varlet P. Cartilage repair using DENOVO-T™in a caprine superficial osteochondral defect model. 5thICRS Meeting, Gent, 2004, Abstract, Poster 806, 100.

Aklin B, Brehm W, Mainil-Varlet P. Periosteal flap loosening rate in a caprine chondral defect model, 8thWC OARSI, Berlin, 2003, Vol 11, Suppl A, 107.

Brehm W, Aklin B, Mainil-Varlet P. Subchondral bone remodeling in a caprine cartilage defect model. 8thWC OARSI, Berlin, 2003, Vol 11, Suppl A, 28.

Aklin B, Wang X, Kohler I, Grogan SP, Rieser F, Trüb T, Schaffner T, Mainil-Varlet P. Compartmental repair of osteochondral defects: a preliminary study in rabbits. DKF. Tag der Klinischen Forschung, Universität Bern, 2002.

Brehm W, Aklin B, Wang X, Trüb T, Jakob RP, Mainil-Varlet P. Novel Technologies to repair cartilage defects. SGO, Schweiz Med Forum, 2003, Suppl 15, 29S.

Grogan SP, Aklin B, Frenz M, Schaffner T, Mainil-Varlet P. Rapid evalution of cell viability and apoptosis in intact cartilage via confocal microscopy, 47thAnnual Meeting ORS, San Francisco, 2001, Abstract 34.