Full publication list of Prof. Andreas A. Mueller


  1. Mueller AADas müssen Eltern über die Lippen-Kiefer-Gaumenspalte wissen. 2024 Schweizer Illustrierte. PDF version.
  2. Teuber Lobos C, Benitez BK, Lill Y, Kiser LE, Tache A, Fernandez-Pose M, Campolo Gonzalez A, Nalabothu P, Sharma N, Thieringer FM, Vargas Díaz A, Mueller AA. Cleft lip and palate surgery simulator: Open source simulation model, Heliyon, Volume 10, Issue 8, 2024, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e29185.
  3. Benitez BK, Rasadurai A, Boccalatte L, Mueller AAPre-epiglottic baton plate in newborns with Pierre Robin sequence: revisiting the practical workflow. The Laryngoscopehttps://doi.org/10.1002/lary.31508.
  4. Benitez BK, Brudnicki A, Tache A, Wieprzowski Ł, Surowiec Z, Nalabothu P, Lill Y, Mueller AA. Comparative study on cleft palate morphology after passive presurgical plate therapy in unilateral cleft lip and palate. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, Volume 92, 2024 (198-206), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2024.03.001
  5. Shahbazi A, Mueller AA, Mezey S, Gschwindt S, Kiss T., Bksa G, Kisnisci R. Is the collateral circulation pattern in the hard palate affected by cleft deformity? Clinical Oral Investigations. Volume 28, article number 277, 2024.
  6. Mezey S, Schönegg D, Benitez BK, Toranelli M, Hussain SA, Müller-Gerbl M, Mueller AA.
    Poster: New Insights into the anatomical basis of human cleft palate surgery. Facing Forward, Applied Craniofacial Anatomy: Evolution, Development & Bioengineering. Anatomical Society Winter Meeting, 3rd-5th January 2024.

  7. Eckstein-Halla N, Filippi C, Müller AA. Lippen-Kiefer-Gaumen-Spalten. In: Filippi A Filippi C Neuhaus KW Quintessenz Verlags-GmbH. Die Zahnmedizinische Behandlung Von Menschen Mit Special Needs. (Copyright owned by Quintessenz Verlag) 1. Auflage 2024 ed. Berlin: Quintessenz Verlag; 2024.
  8. Lill Y, Cespedes WV, Benitez BK, Eckstein-Halla NC, Leitmeyer KS, Gürtler N, Stieger C, Mueller AA, Screening for congenital hearing impairment with brainstem evoked response audiometry in isolated orofacial cleft, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2023, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2023.11.008
  9. Lingens L, Gözcü B, Schnabel T, Lill Y, Benitez BK, Nalabothu P, Mueller AA, Gross M. and Solenthaler B. Image-Based 3D Reconstruction of Cleft Lip and Palate Using a Learned Shape Prior. In International Workshop on Applications of Medical AI (pp. 94-103). 2023 Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland. https://people.inf.ethz.ch/~sobarbar/paper/Lingens23.pdf
  10. Meyer S, Benitez BK, Thieringer FM, Mueller AA. 3D-printable Open-source Cleft Lip and Palate Impression Trays – A Single-Impression-Workflow. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, May 15, 2023.  DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000010684 
  11. Schnabel TN, Gözcü B, Gotardo P, Lingens L, Dorda D, Vetterli F, Emhemmed A, Nalabothu P, Lill Y, Benitez BK, Mueller AA, Gross M, Solenthaler B. Automated and data-driven plate computation for presurgical cleft lip and palate treatment. Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg. 2023 Apr 2. doi: 10.1007/s11548-023-02858-6
  12. Benitez BK, Brudnicki A, Surowiec Z, Wieprzowski L, Rasadurai A, Nalabothu P, Lill Y, Mueller AA. Digital Impressions from Newborns to Preschoolers with Cleft Lip and Palate: A Two-Centers Experience, Journal of Plastic,Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery. 2022.
  13. Zarean P, Zarean P, Thieringer FM, Mueller AA, Kressmann S, Erismann M, Sharma N, Benitez BK. A Point-of-Care Digital Workflow for 3D Printed Passive Presurgical Orthopedic Plates in Cleft Care. Children. 2022; 9(8):1261. https://doi.org/10.3390/children9081261
  14. Benitez BK, Weibel SK, Halbeisen FS, Lill Y, Nalabothu P, Tache A, Mueller AA. Craniofacial Growth at Age 6–11 Years after One-Stage Cleft Lip and Palate Repair: A Retrospective Comparative Study with Historical Controls. Children. 2022; 9(8):1228. https://doi.org/10.3390/children9081228
  15. Reinhold A, Meyer P, Bruder E, Soleman J, von der Weid N, Mueller AA, Savic M, Congenital orbital teratoma: A clinicopathologic case report. American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports, 2022; 26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajoc.2022.101420.
  16. Benitez BK, Brudnicki A, Surowiec Z, Singh RK, Nalabothu P, Schumann D, Mueller AA, Continuous Circular Closure in Unilateral Cleft Lip and Plate Repair in One Surgery, Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, 2022; 50(1). https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1010518221001839
  17. Benitez B, Brudnicki A, Nalabothu P, von Jackowski J, Bruder E, Mueller AA. Histologic aspect of the curved vomerine mucosa in cleft lip and palate. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal 2021; Volume 59, Issue 8. https://doi.org/10.1177/10556656211031419
  18. Ureel M, Augello M, Holzinger D, Wilken T, Berg BI, Zeilhofer HF, Millesi G, Juergens P, Mueller AA. Cold Ablation Robot-Guided Laser Osteotome (CARLO®): From Bench to Bedside. J. Clin. Med. 2021; 10(3):450. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10030450 
  19. Holzinger D, Ureel M, Wilken T, Mueller AA, Schicho K, Milles G, Juergens P. First-in-man application of a cold ablation robot guided laser osteotome in midface osteotomies. J Cranio-Maxillofac Surg. Volume 49, Issue 7, July 2021, Pages 531-537. 
  20. Mueller AA. Weniger Chirurgie und mehr Biologie. Der kombinierte Lippen- und Gaumenverschluss in einer Operation zugunsten der Gewebeschonung. In: Textspalte Nr. 31 / 2020. Vereinigung der Eltern von Spaltkindern Schweiz.
  21. Patient Reported Outcome Measurement: CLEFT-Q©, Children and Young Adults. Authored by Drs. Anne Klassen and Karen Wong. McMaster University, Canada. German (CH) Version 2020. Translated by Bilger S, Müller A, Indri I, Mueller AA, University Hospital Basel. 

  22. Weibel Seraina. Schädelwachstum nach frühem Komplettverschluss einseitiger Lippen-, Kiefer- Gaumen- Segelspalten in einer Operation mittels Stiellappen nach Veau. 2020. Doctorate Dental Medicine, University of Basel. Supervised-student-publication by Mueller AAhttps://edoc.unibas.ch/81217/
  23. Nalabothu P, Verna C, Benitez BK, Dalstra M, Mueller AA. Load Transfer during Magnetic Mucoperiosteal Distraction in Newborns with Complete Unilateral and Bilateral Orofacial Clefts: A Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis. Appl. Sci. 2020;10(21):7728. https://doi.org/10.3390/app10217728
  24. Nalabothu P, Verna C, Steineck M, Mueller AA, Dalstra M. The biomechanical evaluation of magnetic forces to drive osteogenesis in newborn’s with cleft lip and palate. J Mater Sci: Mater Med 2020;31:79. doi.org/10.1007/s10856-020-06421-6
  25. Nalabothu P, Benitez BK, Dalstra M, Verna C, Mueller AA. Three-Dimensional Morphological Changes of the True Cleft under Passive Presurgical Orthopaedics in Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate: A Retrospective Cohort Study. J Clin Med. 2020;9(4):962. doi.org/10.3390/jcm9040962
  26. Can Esad. Erstellung eines digitalen Diagnoseregisters und Erfassung der dreidimensionalen Ausgangsbefunde für die elektronische Patientenakte bei Lippen-, Kiefer- und Gaumenspalten am Behandlungszentrum des Universitätsspital Basels. 2019. Doctorate Dental Medicine, Esad Can, University of Basel. Supervised-student-publication by Mueller AAhttps://edoc.unibas.ch/81338/
  27. Naudot M, Barre A, Caula A, Sevestre H, Dakpé S, Mueller AA, Devauchelle B, Testelin S, Marolleau JP, Le Ricousse S. Co-transplantation of Wharton’s jelly mesenchymal stem cell-derived osteoblasts with differentiated endothelial cells does not stimulate blood vessel and osteoid formation in nude mice models. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2019;14(2):257-271. https://doi.org/10.1002/term.2989
  28. Walter C, Müller AA, Schmidt JC. Hirnabszess als lebensbedrohliche Komplikation einer unbehandelten schweren Parodontitis ? Parodontologie. 2019;30(4):367-386. https://www.quintessence-publishing.com/deu/de/article/835566/parodontologie/2019/04/hirnabszess-als-lebensbedrohliche-komplikation-einer-unbehandelten-schweren-parodontitis
  29. Ducret M, Farges J-C, Pasdeloup M, Perrier-Groult E, Mueller AA, Mallein-Gerin F and Fabre H. Phenotypic Identification of Dental Pulp Mesenchymal Stem/Stromal Cells Subpopulations with Multiparametric Flow Cytometry. Odontogenesis Methods Protoc Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1922(January):77-90. doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-9012-2_8
  30. Beiglboeck F, Thieringer FM, Scherrer G, Mueller AA. 3D-printing for orthopedic treatment of infants with cleft lips and palate deformities. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019;48:5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2019.03.583
  31. Nalabothu P, Dalstra M, Zeilhofer HF, Mueller AA, Verna C. Biomechanical analysis of mucoperiosteal tissue strains during treatment of cleft palate defects. 288 European Journal of Orthodontics. 2019;41(5). https://academic.oup.com/ejo/article/41/5/e1/5572373
  32. Kansy K, Mueller AA, Mücke T, Koersgen F, Wolff KD, Zeilhofer HF, Hölzle F, Pradel W, Schneider M, Kolk A, Smeets R, Acero J, Haers P, Ghali GE and Hoffmann J. A worldwide comparison of the management of surgical treatment of advanced oral cancer. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Surg. 2018;46(3):511-520. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2017.12.031
  33. Kansy K, Mueller AA, Mücke T, Koersgen F, Wolff KD, Zeilhofer HF, Hölzle F, Pradel W, Schneider M, Kolk A, Smeets R, Acero J, Haers P, Ghali GE and Hoffmann J. A worldwide comparison of the management of T1 and T2 anterior floor of the mouth and tongue squamous cell carcinoma – Extent of surgical resection and reconstructive measures. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Surg. 2017;45(12):2097-2104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2017.09.012
  34. Berg B-I, Mueller AA, Augello M, Berg S, Jaquiéry C. Imaging in Patients with Bisphosphonate-Associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaws (MRONJ). Dent J. 2016;4(3):29. https://doi.org/10.3390/dj4030029
  35. Brand S, Zimmerer S, Kalak N, Von Planta S, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Mueller AA, Zeilhofer HF, Holsboer-Trachsler E. Compared to controls, patients with ruptured aneurysm and surgical intervention show increase in symptoms of depression and lower cognitive performance, but their objective sleep is not affected. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2015;16(2):96-105. 
  36. Kansy K, Mueller AA, Mücke T, Koersgen F, Wolff KD, Zeilhofer HF, Hölzle F, Pradel W, Schneider M, Kolk A, Smeets R, Acero J, Haers P, Ghali GE and Hoffmann J. Microsurgical reconstruction of the head and neck region: Current concepts of maxillofacial surgery units worldwide. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Surg. 2015;43(8):1364-1368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2015.06.034
  37. Vajgel A, Santos TDS, Camargo IB, De Oliveira DM, Laureano Filho JR, De Holanda Vasconcellos RJ, Lima SM, Pereira Filho VA, Mueller AA and Juergens P. Treatment of condylar fractures with an intraoral approach using an angulated screwdriver: Results of a multicentre study. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Surg. 2015;43(1):34-42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2014.10.006
  38. Augello M, Berg B-I, Mueller AA, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K. Two case reports with literature review of the EEC syndrome: Clinical presentation and management. Case Reports in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. 2015; 2(3-4):63-66. https://doi.org/10.3109/23320885.2015.1086273
  39. Mueller AA, Neue Verfahren zur Wiederherstellung kiefer-gesichtschirurgischer Defekte, insbesondere bei Lippen-Kiefer-Gaumenspalten und nach Tumorresektionen. 2015, Postdoctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine. https://edoc.unibas.ch/80509/
  40. Kansy K, Mueller AA, Mücke T, Kopp J-P, Koersgen F, Wolff KD, Zeilhofer H-F, Hölzle F, Pradel W, Schneider M, Kolk A, Smeets R, Acero J, Hoffmann J,D€OSAK Collaborative Group for Microsurgical Reconstruction. Microsurgical reconstruction of the head and neck - Current concepts of maxillofacial surgery in Europe. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Surg. 2014;42(8):1610-1613. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2014.04.030
  41. Mueller AA, Kalak N, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Holsboer-Trachsler E, Brand S. Cortisol levels and sleep patterns in infants with orofacial clefts undergoing surgery. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2014;10:1965-1972. https://doi.org/10.2147/NDT.S71785
  42. Mueller AA, Forraz N, Gueven S, Degoul GAO, Pagnon-Minot A, Hartmann D, Martin I, Scherberich A, McGuckin C. Osteoblastic differentiation of wharton jelly biopsy specimens and their mesenchymal stromal cells after serum-free culture. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2014; 134(1) 59e-69e. DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000305
  43. Mueller, AA. Complementing surgical with biomedical and engineering methods to evolve lip and nose reconstruction. 2013, Doctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine. http://edoc.unibas.ch/diss/DissB_10955
  44. Mueller AA, Zschokke I, Brand S, Hockenjos C, Zeilhofer HF, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K. One-stage cleft repair outcome at age 6- to 18-years - A comparison to the Eurocleft study data. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012;50(8):762-768. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2012.02.002
  45. Mueller AA, Schumann D, Reddy RR, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Mueller-Gerbl M, Zeilhofer HF, Sailer HF, Reddy SG. Intraoperative vascular anatomy, arterial blood flow velocity, and microcirculation in unilateral and bilateral cleft lip repair. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;130(5):1120-1130. doi:10.1097/PRS.0b013e318267d4fb
  46. Mücke T, Mueller AA, Kansy K, Hallermann W, Kerkmann H, Schuck N, Zeilhofer HF, Hoffmann J and Hölzle F. Microsurgical reconstruction of the head and neck-Current practice of maxillofacial units in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. J Cranio-Maxillofacial Surg. 2011;39(6):449-452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2010.10.019
  47. Mueller AA, Paysan P, Schumacher R, et al. Missing facial parts computed by a morphable model and transferred directly to a polyamide laser-sintered prosthesis: An innovation study. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011;49(8):e67-e71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2011.02.00
  48. Zimmerer SME, Conen A, Mueller AA, Sailer M, Taub E, Flückiger U, Schwenzer-Zimmerer KC. Spinal epidural abscess: Aetiology, predisponent factors and clinical outcomes in a 4-year prospective study. European Spine Journal. 2011;20(12):2228-2234. DOI: 10.1007/s00586-011-1838-y
  49. Brand S, Mueller AA. Quality of life among children , adolescents and adults with orofacial clefts. In: International Encyclopedia of Rehabilitation. 2010.
  50. Mueller AA, Saldamli B, Stübinger S, Walter C, Flückiger U, Merlo A, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Zeilhofer HF and Zimmerer S. Oral bacterial cultures in nontraumatic brain abscesses: results of a first-line study. Oral Surgery, Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endodontology. 2009;107(4):469-476. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tripleo.2008.09.035
  51. Brand S, Blechschmidt A, Mueller AA, Sader R, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Zeilhofer HF and Holsboer-Trachsler E. Psychosocial functioning and sleep patterns in children and adolescents with cleft lip and palate (CLP) compared with healthy controls. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial J. 2009;46(2):124-135. https://doi.org/10.1597/07-165.1
  52. Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Boerner BI, Schwenzer NF, Mueller AA, Juergens P, Ringenbach A, Schkommodau E and Zeilhofer HF. Facial acquisition by dynamic optical tracked laser imaging: a new approach. J Plast Reconstr Aesthetic Surg. 2009;62(9):1181-1186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2007.11.080
  53. Kober C, Berg BI, Mueller AA, Juergens P, Zeilhofer HF, Zimmerer S, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K. Multimodal visualization of craniofacial tumors of large dimensions. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2009;25(4):1616-1619. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-03882-2_428
  54. Juergens PC, Buitrago-Tellez C, Mueller AA, Kunz C, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Zeilhofer HF. Preoperative planning and perioperative management for the surgical treatment of a huge vascular malformation with infiltration of the maxilla. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;38:5. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2009.03.472
  55. Juergens P, Kim H, Kunz C, Beinemann J, Mueller AA, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Zeilhofer HF. Intraoperative three-dimensional real-time navigation in orthognathic surgery. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2009;38:5(474) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2009.03.276
  56. Brand S, Mueller AA, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Sader R, Zeilhofer HF, Holsboer-Trachsler E. The impact of mother's behavior on infant's sleep before and after surgical intervention for cleft-lip-palate (CLP) repair. Archives of Disease in Childhood 2008;93(2):225. https://adc.bmj.com/content/93/Suppl_2/ps225.abstract
  57. Mueller AA, Paysan P, Schumacher R, Berg-Boerner B-I, Maurer J, Schkommodau E, Vetter T, Zeilhofer H-F, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K. Facial reconstruction using an individualized 3D technique-Directly from surface scanning to facial prosthesis. Onkologie 2008;31.
  58. Schwenzer-Zimmerer K, Boerner B-I, Mueller AA, Jürgens P, Ringenbach A, Schkommodau E. T-Scan: First Experiences with Acquisition of Cleft Morphology. Adv Med Eng. Published online 2007:458-463. doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-68764-1_77
  59. Juergens PC, Mueller AA, Zimmerer S, Kunz C, Zeilhofer HF, Schwenzer-Zimmerer K. Implementation of 3D-planning and navigation tools in the clinical routine for the correction of craniofacial deformities. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;36:11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2007.08.132
  60. Mueller AA, Sader R, Honigmann K, Zeilhofer HF and Schwenzer-Zimmerer K. Central nervous malformations in presence of clefts reflect developmental interplay. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007;36(4):289-295. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2006.10.018
  61. Leiggener CS, Curtis R, Mueller AA, Pfluger D, Gogolewski S and Rahn BA. Influence of copolymer composition of polylactide implants on cranial bone regeneration. Biomaterials. 2006;27(2):202-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2005.05.068
  62. Zimmerer S, Saldamli B, Mueller AA, Stübinger S, Schwenzer K. Odontogenious cerebral abscess-Report of 7 cases. Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 2006;34(S1):46 https://doi.org/10.1016/S1010-5182(06)60191-1
  63. Mueller AA, Rahn BA, Gogolewski S and Leiggener CS. Early dural reaction to polylactide in cranial defects in rabbits. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2005;41(6):285-291. https://doi.org/10.1159/000088730
  64. Mueller AA, Early dural reaction to polylactide in cranial defects of rabbits. 2004, Doctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine. https://edoc.unibas.ch/80507/
  65. Mueller AA, Epidemiologie von Begleitmissbildungen bei Lippen- und Gaumenspalten. 2001, Doctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine. https://edoc.unibas.ch/80508/