About the Authors
Epionics Medical GmbH, Potsdam, Germany
Julius Wolff Institute, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
T. Consmüller is, and D. Weinland was an employee of Epionics Medical GmbH, a commercial funder of this research. A. Rohlmann was a consultant of Epionics Medical GmbH. These relationships do not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: AR GND WRT. Performed the experiments: TC CD. Analyzed the data: TC AR DW WRT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CD GND. Wrote the paper: TC AR DW CD GND WRT. Statistics: DW TC.