Fridén J, Reinholdt Gohritz A,Peace WJ, Ward SR, Lieber RL. J Hand Surg Eur 37(4):323-8, 2012.  Simultaneous powering of forearm pronation and key pinch in tetraplegia using a single muscle-tendon unit.  J Hand Surg Eur 37(4):323-8, 2012.


Fridén J, Reinholdt C, Turcsanyii I, Gohritz A. A single-stage operation for reconstruction of hand flexion, extension, and intrinsic function in tetraplegia: the alphabet procedure. Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 15(4):230-239, 2011.


Fridén J, Shillito MC, Chehab EF, Finneran JJ, Ward SR, Lieber RL.Mechanical Feasibility of Immediate Mobilization of the Brachioradialis Muscle After Tendon Transfer. J Hand Surg Am 35:1473-1478, 2010.

Wangdell J, Fridén J. Satisfaction and performance in patient selected goals after grip reconstruction in tetraplegia. J Hand Surg Eur 35(7):563-568, 2010.

Turcsanyi I, Fridén J. Shortened rehabilitation period using a modified surgical technique for reconstruction of lost elbow extension in tetraplegia. J Plast Surg Hand Surg 44(3):156-62, 2010.

Brown SHM, Hentzen ER, Kwan ABS, Ward SR., Fridén J, Lieber RL. Mechanical Strength of the Side-to-Side Versus Pulvertaft Weave Tendon Repair. J Hand Surg 35A:540-545, 2010.



Fridén J, Reinholdt C. Current concepts in reconstruction of hand function in tetraplegia. Scand J Surg 97:341-346, 2008.

Einarsson F, Hultgren T, Ljung B-O, Runesson E, Fridén J. Subscapularis muscle mechanics in children with obstetric plexus palsy. J Hand Surg (E) 33:507-512, 2008.

Einarsson F, Runesson E, Fridén J. Passive mechanical features of single fibers from human muscle biopsies – effects of storage. J Orthop Surg Res 3:22, 2008.

Gohritz A, Fridén J, Spies M, Herold C, Guggenheim M, Knobloch K, Vogt PM. Nervale und muskuläre Ersatzoperationen zur Wiederherstellung der gelähmten Ellenbogenfunktion. Undfallchirurg 2:85-101, 2008.

M.deltoideus auf den M.triceps. Undfallchirurg 2:102-106, 2008. Abstract not available


Gohritz A, Fridén J, Herod C, Spies M, vogt PM. Tenodes des Daumenendgelenks mit geteilter Flexor-pollicis-longus-Sehne. Undfallchirurg 110:777-779, 2007. Abstract not available

Gohritz A, Fridén J, Herold C, Aust M, spies M, Vogt PM. Erstazoperationen bei Ausfall motorisher Funktionen and der Hand. Undfallchirurg 110:759-776, 2007.

Dahlgren A, Karlsson A-K, Lundgren-Nilsson Å, Fridén J, Claesson L. Activity performance in cervical spinal cord injury patients according to the Klein-Bell ADL Scale. Spinal Cord 45:475-484, 2007.


Fridén J, Ward SR, Smallwood L, Lieber RL. Passive muscle-tendon amplitude may not reflect skeletal muscle functional excursion. J Hand Surg 31A:1105-1110, 2006.

Murray WM, Hentz VR, Fridén J, Lieber RL. Variability in surgical technique for brachioradialis tendon transfer. J Bone Joint Surg 88A:2009-2016, 2006.

Ward SR, Hentzen ER, Smallwood LH, Eastlack RK, Burns KA, Fithian DC, Fridén J, Lieber RL. Rotator cuff muscle architecture; implications for glenohumeral joint stability. Clin Orthop Rel Res 448:157-163, 2006.


Abrams GD, Ward SR, Ridén J, Lieber RL. Pronator teres in an appropriate donor muscle for restoration of wrist and thumb extension. J Hand Surg (Am) 30A:1068-1073, 2005.

Ejeskär A, Dahlgren A, Fridén J. Clinical and radiographic evaluation of surgical reconstruction of finger flexion in tetraplegia. J Hand Surgery (Am) 30A:842-849, 2005.

Pontén E, Fridén J, Thornell L-E, Lieber RL. Spastic wrist flexors are more severely affected than wrist extensors in children with cerebral palsy. Dev Med Child Neurol 47:384-389, 2005.

Lieber RL, Murray W, Clark DL, Hentz VR, Fridén J. Biomechanical Properties of the Brachioradialis Muscle: Implications for Surgical Tendon Transfer. J Hand Surg (Am) 30A:273-282, 2005.


Lieber RL, Fridén J. Implications of Muscle Design on Surgical Reconstruction of Upper Extremities. Clin Orthop Rel Res 419: 267-279, 2004.


Lieber RL, Fridén J, Hobbs T, Rothwell AG. Analysis of posterior deltoid function one year after surgical restoration of elbow extension. J Hand Surg (Am) 28A: 288-293, 2003.

Fridén J, Lieber RL. Spastic muscle cells are shorter and stiffer than normal cells. Muscle & Nerve 26: 157-164, 2003.


Fridén J, Lieber RL. Tendon Transfer Surgery-Clinical Implications of Experimental Studies. Clin Orthop Rel Res 403S: S163-170, 2002.

Fridén J, Lieber RL. Mechanical Considerations in the Design of Surgical Reconstructive Procedures. J Biomech 35: 1039-1045, 2002.

Ejeskär A, Dahlgren A, Fridén J. The split distal flexor pollicis longus tenodesis – longterm results. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 36:96-99, 2002.

Lieber RL, Fridén J. Spasticity causes a fundamental rearrangement of muscle-joint interaction. Muscle & Nerve 25: 265-270, 2002.


Lieber RL, Fridén J. Clinical significance of skeletal muscle architecture. Clin Orthop Rel Res 383:140-151, 2001.

Fridén J, Albrecht D, Lieber RL. Biomechanical analysis of the brachioradialis as a donor in tendon transfer. Clin Orthop Rel Res 383:152-161, 2001.


Lieber RL, Fridén J. Functional and clinical significance of skeletal muscle architecture. Muscle & Nerve 23:1647-1666, 2000.

Fridén J, Ejeskär A, Dahlgren A, Lieber RL. Protection of the deltoid to triceps tendon transfer repair sites. J Hand Surg 25A:144-149, 2000.

Fridén J, Pontén E, Lieber RL. Effect of muscle tension during tendon transfer on sarcomerogenesis in a rabbit model. J Hand Surg 25A:138-143, 2000.



Lieber RL, Fridén J. Musculoskeletal balance of the human wrist elucidated using intraoperative laser diffraction. J Electromyog Kinesiol 8:93-100, 1998.

Fridén J, Lieber RL. Evidence for muscle attachment at relatively long lengths in tendon transfer surgery. J Hand Surg 23A:105-110, 1998.


Lieber RL, Ljung B-O, Fridén J. Sarcomere length in wrist extensor muscles. Acta Orthop Scand 68:249-254, 1997.


Lieber RL, Pontén E, Burkholder TJ, Fridén J. Sarcomere length changes after flexor carpi ulnaris-to-extensor digitorum communis tendon transfer. J Hand Surg 21A:612-618, 1996.

Loren GJ, Shoemaker SD, Burkholder TJ, Jacobson MD, Fridén J, Lieber RL. Human wrist motors: biomechanical design and application to tendon transfers. J Biomech 29:331-342, 1996.