The Trauma & Orthopaedic Department is actively involved in research across the breadth of the specialty.

The list below is a sample of some fo the more recent publications

  1. Cement-in-cement femoral component revision in the multiply revised total hip arthroplasty results with a minimum follow-up of five years Sandiford, N.A.,Jameson, S.S.Wilson, M.J.Timperley, A.J.Howell, J.R. BJJ 2017; 99-B (2), pp. 199-203
  2. Nonmodular Tapered Fluted Titanium Stems Osseointegrate Reliably at Short Term in Revision THAs Sandiford, N.A.,Garbuz, D.S.Masri, B.A.Duncan, C.P. CORR 2017; 475 (1), pp. 186-192
  3. No Difference Between Trabecular Metal Cones and Femoral Head Allografts in Revision TKA: Minimum 5-year Followup Sandiford, N.A.,Misur, P.Garbuz, D.S.Greidanus, N.V.Masri, B.A. CORR 2017; 475 (1), pp. 118-124
  4. Z Little, TO Smith, SE McMahon, C Cooper, A Trompeter, M Pearse, S Britten, B Rodgers, H Sharma, CB Hing. The treatment pf segmental tibial fractures: does patient preference differ from surgeon choice? Injury 2017;48:10:2306-2310
  5. A Kuttapitiya, L Assi, K Laing, CB Hing, P Mitchell, G Whitley, A Harrison, FA Howe, V Ejindu, C Heron, N Sofat. Microanalysis of bone marrow lesions in osteoarthritis demonstrates upregulation of genes implicated in osteochondral turnover, neurogenesis and inflammation. Annals of Rheumatic Diseases 2017;0:1-10. Doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-211396
  6. A Kuttapitiya, A Harrison, L Assi, D Christidis, V Ejindu, C Heron, F Howe, CB Hing, P Mitchell, S Bridle, N Sofat. Whole transcriptomic analysis of bone marrow lesions in osteoarthritis demonstrates upregulation of genes implicated in osteochondral turnover, neurogenesis and inflammation. Annals of Rheumatic Diseases 5.6.17
  7. M Sagedhi-Naini, MS Sabagh, AH Yamini, F Nakhjavani, B Sivashi, CB Hing. Investigating the therapeutic potential of a probiotic in a rat model for infection following fracture fixation. Asian Journal of Sports Medicine 2017;8:1: DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.40443
  8. Deny A, Barry J,Hutt JRB, Lavigne M, Massé V, Vendittoli PA Effect of sleeved ceramic femoral heads on titanium ion release. Hip Int. 2017 Oct 16:0. doi: 10.5301/hipint.5000543. [Epub ahead of print]
  9. Almaawi AM,Hutt JRB, Masse V, Lavigne M, Vendittoli PA The Impact of Mechanical and Restricted Kinematic Alignment on Knee Anatomy in Total Knee Arthroplasty J Arthroplasty. 2017 Jul;32(7):2133-2140. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2017.02.028. Epub 2017 Feb 20
  10. Toliopoulos P, LeBlanc MA,Hutt J,Lavigne M, Desmeules F, Vendittoli PA Anatomic Versus Mechanically Aligned Total Knee Arthroplasty for Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty RevisionOpen Orthop J. 2016 Jul 28;10:357-63. doi: 10.2174/1874325001610010357
  11. Colaco, H.B., Hughes, K., Pearse, E., Arnander, M. and Tennent, D., 2017. Construct Validity, Assessment of the Learning Curve, and Experience of Using a Low-Cost Arthroscopic Surgical Simulator. Journal of surgical education74(1), pp.47-54.
  12. Dabis, J., Colaço, H.B., Hingston, H., Arnander, M., Tennent, D. and Pearse, E.O., 2017. The influence of age and unreported symptoms on the Oxford Shoulder Score. Shoulder & Elbow, p.1758573217738137.
  13. Baxter, J.A., Tyler, J., Bhamber, N., Arnander, M., Pearse, E. and Tennent, D., 2017. Arthroscopic Posterior Glenoid Fracture Fixation Using Knotless Suture Anchors. Arthroscopy Techniques.
  14. Singh, B. and Tennent, D., 2017. The Tensing Technique for Proximal Biceps Tenodesis. Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery18(2), pp.53-56.
  15. Moverley, R., Colaco, H.B., Rudran, B., Szarko, M., Arnander, M. and Tennent, D., 2017. Quantification of the articular view of the elbow afforded by standard portals using 30° arthroscopy. Shoulder & Elbow9(3), pp.205-211.
  16. Advances in 3D Modeling: Preoperative Templating for Revision Wrist Surgery Osagie, L.,Shaunak, S.Murtaza, A.Cerovac, S.Umarji, S. Hand 2017;12 (5), pp. NP68-NP72
  17. ‘Modern’ distal femoral locking plates allow safe, early weight bearing with a high rate of union and low rate of failure. Five year experience from a United Kingdom major trauma centre. Poole WEC, Wilson DGG, Guthrie HC et al. Bone Joint J Jul 2017, 99-B (7) 951-957; DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B7.BJJ-2016-0585.R1
  18. The history, evolution and basic science of Osteotomy techniques Dabis J, Nayagam S, Narayan B, Trompeter A Strategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction (STLR) 2017  2017 Oct 6. doi: 10.1007/s11751-017-0296-4
  19. Decision making in the management of extracapsular fractures of the proximal femur – is the dynamic hip screw the prevailing gold standard? Desai A, Jacob J, Trompeter A The Open Orthopaedic Journal 11, 1213- 1217
  20. Tips and tricks in extracapsular hip fracture fixation Desai A, Jacob J, Trompeter A The Open Orthopaedic Journal 2017 , 11: 1218-1222
  21. Calcaneal fractures: Where are we now? Razik A, Harris M, Trompeter A Strategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction (STLR) 2017
  22. Intramedullary Nailing of Femoral Shaft Fractures in Adults Memarzadeh A, Tissingh E, Hull P, Trompeter A Orthopaedics and Trauma 2017 31(2):86-92
  23. Closed fractures of the Tibial Shaft in Adults Taki H, Memarzadeh A, Trompeter A, Hull P Orthopaedics and Trauma 2017 31(2):116-124
  24. Pilon Fractures: a review of current classifications and management of complex pilon fractures Sivaloganathan S, Pedersen J, Trompeter A, Sabri O Orthopaedics and Trauma 2017 31(2):133-138
  25. Transverse incisions for Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis of Osteoporotic Tibial Plateau Fractures Saini A, Desai A, Trompeter A, Newman K, Elliott D J Ortho, Trauma and Rehab 2017 22: 52-56
  26. ML Costa, JA Achten, J Griffin, S Petrou, I Pallister, SE Lamb, NR Parsons, FixDT Trial Investigators. Effect of locking plate fixation vs intramedullary nail fixation on 6 month disability among adults with displaced fractures of the distal tibia. JAMA 2017;318(18):1767-1776.
  27. Collier T, Roadley-Battin M, Darlow C, Chant P, Hing CB, Smith TO. Analysis of conference abstract-to-publication rate in UK orthopaedic research. BMJ Evidence Based Medicine 2017. In Press.

The Department is involved in a large number of collaborative Trials.

PAPO trial: pain in osteoarthritis

SPRING trial: treatment of patellar dislocation

AMPSIM: upper limb amputation haptics multicenter

DRAFFT2: distal radius fixation

FORTIFY: bone substitutes (industry)

Apifix: spinal fixation in set up (industry)

BOSS: paeds multicenter SUFE observational

DISC: Dupuytren’s trial in set up

COPET: pain with tibial fractures in set up

UKSafe: revision THR/TKR in set up

WHIST: PICO dressings

SCIENCE: medial epicondyle fractures in set up

TULIP: pelvic fracture trial in set up

PEP-TALK: physio after THR/TKR in set up