Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

, Volume 468, Issue 4, pp 1052–1055 | Cite as

The Classic: On the Theory of Fracture Healing

  • Julius WolffEmail author
Mini-Symposium: Tribute to Dr. Julius Wolff The Classic


This Classic article is a translation by M.O. Heller, W.R. Taylor, N. Aslanidis, and Georg N. Duda of the original work by Julius Wolff, Zur Lehre von der Fracturenheilung (supplemental materials are available with the online version of CORR). An accompanying biographical sketch on Julius Wolff is available at DOI  10.1007/s11999-010-1258-z. A second Classic article is available at DOI  10.1007/s11999-010-1239-2. An accompanying Editorial is available at DOI  10.1007/s11999-010-1238-3. The Classic Article is ©1873 and is reprinted from Wolff J. Zur Lehre von der Fracturenheilung. Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery. 1873;2.


Femoral Neck Fracture Healing Rickets Ankylosis Schematic Reproduction 
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(Zur Lehre von der Fracturenheilung)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of BerlinBerlinGermany

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