Matthew L Costa

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Immediate full-weight-bearing mobilisation for repaired Achilles tendon ruptures: a pilot study
    M L Costa
    UEA Musculo Skeletal Research Group and Department of Orthopaedics, The Institute of Orthopaedics, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    Injury 34:874-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The long-term outcome of tendon lengthening for chronic Achilles tendon pain
    Matthew L Costa
    Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Building, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV22DX, United Kingdom
    Foot Ankle Int 27:672-6. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of achilles tendon lengthening on ankle dorsiflexion: a cadaver study
    Matthew L Costa
    Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences Building, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Foot Ankle Int 27:414-7. 2006
  4. pmc Arthroscopically-assisted percutaneous fixation of a posterior fracture dislocation of the proximal humerus
    M Costa
    Department of Orthopaedics, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:78. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trials of immediate weight-bearing mobilisation for rupture of the tendo Achillis
    M L Costa
    School of Medicine, The University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:69-77. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint [The acetabular labrum. Arthroscopic diagnosis and therapy of degenerate and traumatic lesions]
    M L Costa
    Department of Orthopaedics, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Orthopade 35:54, 56-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Shock wave therapy for chronic Achilles tendon pain: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    M L Costa
    The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 440:199-204. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Gait abnormalities following rupture of the tendo Achillis: a pedobarographic assessment
    M L Costa
    The Institute of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:1085-8. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Knee synovial cyst presenting as iliotibial band friction syndrome
    M L Costa
    The Institute of Orthopaedics, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UZ, UK
    Knee 11:247-8. 2004
  10. pmc The Achilles tendon total rupture score: a study of responsiveness, internal consistency and convergent validity on patients with acute Achilles tendon ruptures
    Rebecca S Kearney
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Research Laboratories, University Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:24. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Immediate full-weight-bearing mobilisation for repaired Achilles tendon ruptures: a pilot study
    M L Costa
    UEA Musculo Skeletal Research Group and Department of Orthopaedics, The Institute of Orthopaedics, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK
    Injury 34:874-6. 2003
    ..Ultrasound assessment confirmed no deleterious effects upon the tenodesis. There was one re-rupture of the tendon at a minimum follow-up of 1 year...
  2. ncbi request reprint The long-term outcome of tendon lengthening for chronic Achilles tendon pain
    Matthew L Costa
    Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Building, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV22DX, United Kingdom
    Foot Ankle Int 27:672-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term results of tendon lengthening surgery for the treatment of chronic Achilles tendon pain...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effect of achilles tendon lengthening on ankle dorsiflexion: a cadaver study
    Matthew L Costa
    Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences Building, Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    Foot Ankle Int 27:414-7. 2006
    ..The primary question was whether or not the Achilles tendon is the structure that limits ankle dorsiflexion. The secondary purpose was to quantify the relationship between Achilles tendon lengthening and dorsiflexion at the ankle joint...
  4. pmc Arthroscopically-assisted percutaneous fixation of a posterior fracture dislocation of the proximal humerus
    M Costa
    Department of Orthopaedics, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:78. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled trials of immediate weight-bearing mobilisation for rupture of the tendo Achillis
    M L Costa
    School of Medicine, The University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:69-77. 2006
    ..In particular, there was no evidence of tendon lengthening or a higher re-rupture rate. We would advocate immediate weight-bearing mobilisation for the rehabilitation of all patients with rupture of the tendo Achillis...
  6. ncbi request reprint [The acetabular labrum. Arthroscopic diagnosis and therapy of degenerate and traumatic lesions]
    M L Costa
    Department of Orthopaedics, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Orthopade 35:54, 56-8. 2006
    ..Symptomatic relief is generally good after treatment of traumatic tears but patients with co-existing articular cartilage degeneration do less well. The long-term results of arthroscopic surgery for the acetabular labrum are awaited...
  7. ncbi request reprint Shock wave therapy for chronic Achilles tendon pain: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    M L Costa
    The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 440:199-204. 2005
    ..These results provide no support for the use of shock wave therapy for treatment of patients with chronic Achilles tendon pain. However, the confidence intervals include the potential for a clinically relevant treatment effect...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gait abnormalities following rupture of the tendo Achillis: a pedobarographic assessment
    M L Costa
    The Institute of Health, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:1085-8. 2005
    ..029). Pedobarographic assessment confirms that there are marked abnormalities within the gait cycle. Rehabilitation programmes which address these abnormalities may improve outcome...
  9. ncbi request reprint Knee synovial cyst presenting as iliotibial band friction syndrome
    M L Costa
    The Institute of Orthopaedics, The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UZ, UK
    Knee 11:247-8. 2004
    ..The cyst disappeared on extension. The pre-operative MRI scan may have revealed the cyst, if it had been taken with the knee flexed...
  10. pmc The Achilles tendon total rupture score: a study of responsiveness, internal consistency and convergent validity on patients with acute Achilles tendon ruptures
    Rebecca S Kearney
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Research Laboratories, University Hospital, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:24. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint In-shoe plantar pressures within ankle-foot orthoses: implications for the management of achilles tendon ruptures
    Rebecca S Kearney
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Research Laboratories, University Hospital, Coventry, United Kingdom
    Am J Sports Med 39:2679-85. 2011
    ..Advances in the management of Achilles tendon rupture have led to the development of immediate weightbearing protocols. These vary regarding which ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) are used and the number of inserted heel wedges used within them...
  12. doi request reprint A systematic review of patient-reported outcome measures used to assess Achilles tendon rupture management: what's being used and should we be using it?
    Rebecca S Kearney
    Warwick Medical School, Division of Health Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Br J Sports Med 46:1102-9. 2012
    ..To allow comparisons between different treatments, a universally accepted outcome measure is required. However, there are currently a range of these reported within the literature...
  13. doi request reprint Minimum 5-year follow-up after Cormet hip resurfacing. A single surgeon series of 234 hips
    Géza Kordás
    University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry, UK
    Hip Int 22:189-94. 2012
    ..4 times higher in women than in men. Our results suggest that hip resurfacing with the Cormet device is an acceptable alternative for active patients with hip arthritis, but patient selection is crucial for good long-term results...
  14. doi request reprint A systematic review of early rehabilitation methods following a rupture of the Achilles tendon
    Rebecca S Kearney
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK
    Physiotherapy 98:24-32. 2012
    ..The aim of this review was to systemically identify and summarise, from clinical studies, the individual components that define immediate weight bearing rehabilitation protocols for the treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture's...
  15. doi request reprint Ultrasound and shockwave therapy for acute fractures in adults
    Xavier L Griffin
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD008579. 2012
    ..The length of time to healing is an important factor in determining a patient's recovery after a fracture. Ultrasound may have a therapeutic role in reducing the time to union after fracture...
  16. pmc The comprehensive cohort model in a pilot trial in orthopaedic trauma
    Rebecca S Kearney
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences Building, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:39. 2011
    ..The secondary aim was to assess the use of a comprehensive cohort research design (i.e. a parallel patient-preference group alongside a randomised group) in improving the accuracy of this estimate within an orthopaedic trauma setting...
  17. doi request reprint Insertional achilles tendinopathy management: a systematic review
    Rebecca Kearney
    University of Warwick, Warwick Medical School, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Coventry, UK
    Foot Ankle Int 31:689-94. 2010
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to review evidence for interventions specific to insertional Achilles tendinopathy...
  18. pmc Warwick Hip Trauma Study: a randomised clinical trial comparing interventions to improve outcomes in internally fixed intracapsular fractures of the proximal femur. Protocol for the WHiT Study
    Xavier Luke Griffin
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, Coventry, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:184. 2010
    ..We aim to test the clinical effectiveness of the osteoinductive agent platelet rich plasma and conduct a pilot study of a novel fixed-angle fixation system...
  19. pmc UK DRAFFT - a randomised controlled trial of percutaneous fixation with kirschner wires versus volar locking-plate fixation in the treatment of adult patients with a dorsally displaced fracture of the distal radius
    Matthew L Costa
    Division of Health Sciences, Warwick Medical School, The University of Warwick, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:201. 2011
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  20. pmc An evaluation of the quality of statistical design and analysis of published medical research: results from a systematic survey of general orthopaedic journals
    Nick R Parsons
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:60. 2012
    ..Despite the extensive use of statistical analysis, it is still a subject which is often not conceptually well understood, resulting in clear methodological flaws and inadequate reporting in many papers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Reliability of isokinetic dynamometry in assessing plantarflexion torque following Achilles tendon rupture
    Rachel Chester
    School of Allied Health Professions, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, UK
    Foot Ankle Int 24:909-15. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the inter- and intraobserver reliability of isokinetic dynamometry for assessing plantarflexion torque following Achilles tendon rupture...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound and shockwave therapy for acute fractures in adults
    Xavier L Griffin
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Clinical Sciences Building, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, UK, CV2 2DX
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD008579. 2014
    ..Ultrasound may have a therapeutic role in reducing the time to union after fracture. This is an update of a review previously published in February 2012...
  23. ncbi request reprint Theatre within 36 h for patients with fracture of the proximal femur: can we deliver?
    Christopher E Hill
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Clifford Bridge Road, Walsgrave, Coventry, Warwickshire, UK
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 133:367-71. 2013
    ..In 2010, hospital-income from patients with proximal femur fractures was linked to the surgery being undertaken within 36 h of admission. Can we deliver this target?..
  24. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic field stimulation for treating delayed union or non-union of long bone fractures in adults
    Xavier L Griffin
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Clinical Sciences Building, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, UK, CV2 2DX
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD008471. 2011
    ..Laboratory studies have shown that electromagnetic fields can stimulate the formation of new bone, indicating a potential role for electromagnetic stimulation in the treatment of fractures that have failed to heal...
  25. pmc A randomised controlled trial of total hip arthroplasty versus resurfacing arthroplasty in the treatment of young patients with arthritis of the hip joint
    Juul Achten
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Warwick University, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry, CV2 2DX, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:8. 2010
    ..Secondary aims include assessment of complication rates for both procedures as well cost effectiveness...
  26. doi request reprint Immunofluorescence microscopy to assess enzymes controlling nitric oxide availability and microvascular blood flow in muscle
    Matthew Cocks
    Exercise Metabolism Research Group, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Microcirculation 19:642-51. 2012
    ..Here, we describe the development of a method to quantify the protein content and phosphorylation of endothelial NO synthase (eNOS content and eNOS ser(1177) phosphorylation) and NAD(P)H oxidase expression...
  27. doi request reprint Transplacental passage of metal ions in women with hip resurfacing: no teratogenic effects observed
    Ruth Mary Desouza
    Trauma and Orthopaedics, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry, UK
    Hip Int 22:96-9. 2012
    ..Although there was transplacental passage of ions, there was no significant effect on the child in these cases. We did not show any teratogenic effect of metal ions on the child, and this is consistent with the reported literature...
  28. doi request reprint Major trauma CT scanning: the experience of a regional trauma centre in the UK
    Christopher M Smith
    Clinical Sciences Research Institute University of Warwick, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry, UK
    Emerg Med J 28:378-82. 2011
    ..Trauma remains a major cause of mortality and morbidity, particularly among young adults. A major trauma (whole-body) CT protocol based upon mechanism of injury was investigated in a busy emergency department...
  29. ncbi request reprint The role of low intensity pulsed ultrasound therapy in the management of acute fractures: a systematic review
    Xavier L Griffin
    Warwick Orthopaedics, Clinical Sciences Research Institute, Coventry, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 65:1446-52. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to review the evidence regarding the use of low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) in the management of acute long bone fractures...
  30. ncbi request reprint Narrowing of the femoral neck after resurfacing arthroplasty of the hip: a comparison of cemented and uncemented femoral components
    Kevin K W Ho
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, UK
    Hip Int 20:542-6. 2010
    ..006), but not in the group with uncemented components (p=0.173). We have demonstrated a difference in narrowing of the femoral neck between cemented and uncemented femoral components in the first two years following surgery...