Academic research


Research projects

MD Thesis: ‘Optimum number and fixation configuration for intra-capsular fracture neck femur with postero-medial comminution’
Role:
Lead research. Under supervision of Prof Blunn.
Description: Finite Element Analysis, saw bone experiment and cadaveric bone experiment. I have completed all the experiments and am in the process of writing the thesis.
Outcome: In progress.

‘HAC coated femoral stems in young patients. A prospective 16 to 19 years study’
Description:
A series of 38 young patients < 50 years age.
Outcome:
Published in the The Bone & Joint Journal July 2009. 91-B July 2009; 865-69.

‘Birmingham hip resurfacing arthroplasty’
Role: Initiated the project and supervised a junior Registrar.
Description: A series of 110 consecutive hips with a minimum 5 years clinical and radiographic follow-up.
Outcome: Published in the The Bone & Joint Journal August 2008. 90-B August 08; 1137-42.

‘Hip reconstruction in cerebral palsy’
Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London
Role:
Initiated research under supervision of Mr Norman-Taylor, and supervised a Senior House Officer.
Outcome:
Ongoing/Pending publication.

‘Comparison of patient satisfaction and outcome following BHR and THR in patients below the age of 60 years’
Kent and Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells
Role: Initiated project, prepared data and presented results.
Outcome: Pending publication

‘Effect of uncovering of humerus head under the acromion over the rotator cuff pathology’
Newcastle Medical School, Newcastle upon Tyne, in conjunction with Brighton Medical School
Role:
Initiated and undertook all research unsupervised.
Outcome:
Published in Acta Orthopaedic Scandinavia December 2004. 75 (6) December 2004; 746-749.

‘Developmental changes in acromion process’
University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne
Role:
MSc thesis under supervision of Mr Bayliss.
Outcome:
Published in Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery July/August 2001. 10 July/August 2001; 309-316.

‘A study of intra-articular fractures of lower end of femur’
Sheth KM School of Postgraduate and Research Institute, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Role:
Part of MS (Orth) degree under supervision of Dr Kanabar.
Outcome:
Published as part of MS (Orth) thesis.


Publications

Papers

‘Total hip arthroplasty infection caused by an unusual organism, Salmonella; its successful management and literature review’ BMJ Case Reports June 2018; doi:10.1136/bcr-2018-224792.

‘Extensive Surgical Wound Lavage Reduces the Incidence and Severity of Heterotopic Ossification in Primary Total Hip Replacement: A Study of 175 Hip Replacements’ Hip Pelvis December 2017; 29(4):234-239.

‘Delay to surgery does not affect survival following osteoporotic femoral fractures’ International Journal of the Care of the Injured 5th July 2016; Vol.47, Issue 10, p2294-2299.

‘Hydroxyapatite ceramic-coated femoral components in young patients followed up for 17 to 25 years’ Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) 97-B June 2015; 749-754.

‘Birmingham hip resurfacing arthroplasty: series of 117 consecutive hips with a minimum 5 year follow up’ The Bone & Joint Journal 18th August 2009; vol. 91-B no. SUPP III 407.

‘HAC coated femoral stems in young patients. A prospective 19 years study’ Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) 91-B July 2009; 865-69.

‘Birmingham hip resurfacing arthroplasty: 110 hips with minimum of 5 years follow up’ Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br) 90-B: Sept 2008: 1137-42.

‘The avulsion of the lesser tuberosity with Salter-Harris Type II injury of the proximal humerus’ Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2006; 15 (5) August/September.

‘The humeral head and rotator cuff pathology : an anatomical observation in cadavers’ Acta Orthopaedic Scandinavia 2004; 75 (6) December: 746-749.

‘Shape of acromion: Congenital or acquired’ Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2001; 10 July/August: 309-316.

‘Synovial sarcoma – a long standing, unusual presentation, without metastasis: A case report’ Acta Orthopaedic Belgica 1999; January: 203-206.

Abstracts

‘Outcome of total knee arthroplasty with natural knee’ Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British Volume) 2006; 88B Supp 1.

‘First metatarsophalangeal silastic replacement: long term subjective analysis’ Xth Instructional Course of EFORT 2004; September, Groningen, Netherlands.

‘Influence of uncovering of humeral head under the acromion on the rotator cuff pathology’ Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery June 2001, Vol 84(2).

‘Re-manipulation under anaesthesia rate for paediatric fractures’ Proceedings of EFORT 2001; June: 15.

‘Outcome of Primary Exeter THR’ Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British Volume) 2001: 83-B July:165.

‘Outcome of Primary Exeter THR’ Proceedings of EFORT 2001; June: 299.

‘Developmental changes of acromion process: a cadaveric study’ Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British Volume) 1999; 81-B July: 157.

‘Developmental changes of acromion process: a cadaveric study’ Proceedings of EFORT 1999; June: 57.

‘Developmental changes of acromion process – a cadaveric study’ Proceedings of SICOT 1999: April: 227.


Presentations

Podium presentations

International

Jun 2014 ‘Ceramic Failure: Causes of failure’
Presented at EFORT 2014 at London (by co-author).
Oct 2008 ‘Furlong HAC coated Femoral Stem in young patients: A prospective 16 to 19 years study’
Podium presentation, New Zealand OA annual conference, New Zealand (by co-author).
Jun 2008 ‘Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty: 113 hips with minimum of 5 years follow up’
Podium presentation, Canadian Orthopaedic Association combined meeting with AOA, Quebec, Canada.
Sep 2006 ‘Comparison of patient satisfaction and outcome following BHR and THR in patients below the age of 55 years’
Podium presentation at 3rd International Hip Resurfacing Forum, Boston, USA.
May 2006 ‘Comparison of patient satisfaction and outcome following BHR and THR in patients below the age of 55 years’
Podium presentation at Current Concepts in Hip Arthroplasty meeting, London.
Jun 2005 ‘Outcome of natural total knee replacement’
Podium presentation at EFORT 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
Sep 2004 ‘1st metatarsophalangeal joint silastic replacement: long-term subjective analysis’
Oral presentation at EFORT Instructional Course, Groningen, Netherlands.
Jun 2001 ‘Effect of uncovering of humerus head on the rotator cuff Pathology’
Oral presentation at EFORT 2001, Rhodes, Greece.
Jun 2001 ‘Outcome of primary Exeter total hip replacements’
Oral presentation at EFORT 2001, Rhodes, Greece.
Jun 1999 ‘Developmental changes of acromion process – a cadaveric study’
Oral presentation at EFORT 1999, Brussels, Belgium.
Jun 1999 ‘Developmental changes of acromion process – a cadaveric study’
Presented at ‘Controversies in Shoulder and Elbow Surgeries’, London.
Apr 1999 ‘Developmental changes of acromion process: a cadaveric study’
Oral presentation at SICOT 1999, Sydney, Australia.

National

Mar 2014 Hydroxyapatite ceramic coated cancellous screw fixation acetabular socket: 15 to 17 years clinical and radiological outcome
Presented at British Hip Society Scientific Meeting, Exeter, UK.
Feb 2014 ‘CSF Cup: Outcome at 15 years’
Presented at BHS 2014 (by co-author).
Feb 2008 ‘Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty: 113 hips with minimum of 5 years follow up’
Oral presentation, British Hip Society Meeting, Norwich, UK.
Oct 2003 ‘Re-manipulation under anaesthesia (Re-MUA) rate for paediatric fractures’
Presented at British Orthopaedic Trauma Meeting, London.
Jun 2001 ‘Effect of uncovering of humerus head on the rotator cuff pathology’
Presented at British Elbow and Shoulder Society Conference, London.
Jun 1999 ‘Developmental changes of acromion process: a cadaveric study’
Presented at Controversies in Shoulder and Elbow Surgeries meeting, London.
Dec 1998 ‘Developmental changes of acromion process: a cadaveric study’
Presented at Indian Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Jabalpur, India.

Regional and local

Feb 2008 ‘Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty: 113 hips with minimum of 5 years follow up’
Oral presentation, Kent & Sussex Hospital, UK.
Jul 2006 ‘Hip reconstruction in cerebral palsy’
Presented at South East Thames Circuit Meeting, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London.
Jan 2006 ‘Comparison of patient satisfaction and outcome following BHR and THR in patients below the age of 55 years’
Presented at South East Thames Circuit Meeting, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Oct 2004 ‘Results of polarus nail fixation for proximal humerus fractures’
Presented at South Thames Shoulder Surgeons meeting.
Jan 2002 ‘Outcome of primary Exeter total hip replacements’
Oral presentation at circuit meeting, Tunbridge Wells.
Dec 2000 ‘Developmental changes of acromion process: a cadaveric study’
South Thames Registrar presentation, London.
Jun 2000 ‘Review of literature – bilateral total knee replacement’
Presented at Kent & Sussex Hospital, Tunbridge Wells.
May 1999 ‘Modes of failure of hip arthroplasty and its radiological features’
Wansbeck General Hospital, Ashington.
Jan 1999 ‘Developmental changes of acromion process: A cadaveric study’
Northern Deanery Registrar Prize Presentation Meeting, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Oct 1998 ‘Synovial sarcoma’
Presented at Middlesbrough General Hospital.
Dec 1997 ‘Epidemiology of fracture neck of femur’
Presented at Middlesbrough General Hospital.
Jul 1997 ‘Carpal instability’
Presented at South Tyneside District General Hospital, South Shields.
Jun 1997 ‘Modes of failure of hip arthroplasty and its radiological features’
Wansbeck General Hospital, Ashington.
May 1997 ‘Acromio-clavicular joint injuries’
Presented at South Tyneside District General Hospital, South Shields.
Dec 1995 ‘Bilateral convex pes planus (vertical talus)’
Ahmedabad Orthopaedic Association, India.
Dec 1994 ‘Congenital internal tibial torsion, operated with Illizarov technique’
Presented to Ahmedabad Orthopaedic Association, India.
Dec 1993 ‘Post-electrical burns bilateral compartment syndrome of hands’
Presented to Ahmedabad Orthopaedic Association.

Poster presentations

Feb 2014 ‘HO: Wash it out’
Poster presentation at BHS 2014.
Jun 2013 ‘Introduction of Trauma Check list to improve quality of operation notes in DGH’
Poster at the EFORT 2013.
Jun 2013 ‘Is Treatment induced Chronic Hypoglycemia in diabetic patients a causative factor for neck of Femur fracture?’
Poster at EFORT 2013.
Apr 2008 ‘Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty: 113 hips with minimum of 5 years follow up’
Poster at “The London Hip Meeting”, London.
May 2007 Comparison of patient satisfaction and outcome following BHR and THR in patients below the age of 55 years’
Poster presented at EFORT 2007, Italy.
Jul 2005 ‘Influence of uncovering of humeral head under the acromion on the rotator cuff pathology’
Poster presented at circuit meeting, Brighton.
Jan 2002 ‘Re-manipulation under anaesthesia for paediatric fractures’
Poster presented at circuit meeting, Tunbridge Wells.
Apr 1999 ‘Developmental changes of acromion process: A cadaveric study’
Poster presented at SIROT 1999, Sydney, Australia.

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