R J Grimer

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hindquarter amputation: is it still needed and what are the outcomes?
    R J Grimer
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Bone Joint J 95:127-31. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Endoprosthetic reconstruction for the treatment of musculoskeletal tumors of the appendicular skeleton and pelvis
    L M Jeys
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1265-71. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The long-term results of endoprosthetic replacement of the proximal tibia for bone tumours
    G J C Myers
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:1632-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Post operative infection and increased survival in osteosarcoma patients: are they associated?
    L M Jeys
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2887-95. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Does the addition of cement improve the rate of local recurrence after curettage of giant cell tumours in bone?
    C L Gaston
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:1665-9. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Modular endoprosthetic replacement for tumours of the proximal femur
    C R Chandrasekar
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Birmingham, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:108-12. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Ice-cream cone reconstruction of the pelvis: a new type of pelvic replacement: early results
    N E Fisher
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:684-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Unipolar proximal femoral endoprosthetic replacement for tumour: the risk of revision in young patients
    C R Chandrasekar
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:401-4. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Total femur replacement: primary procedure for treatment of malignant tumours of the femur
    S Kalra
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, England, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:378-83. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint MR imaging of brown tumour with fluid-fluid levels: a report of three cases
    A M Davies
    Department of Radiology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Radiol 11:1445-9. 2001

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  1. doi request reprint Hindquarter amputation: is it still needed and what are the outcomes?
    R J Grimer
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Bone Joint J 95:127-31. 2013
    ..Functional scores were a mean of 57%. With careful patient selection the oncological results and functional outcomes of hindquarter amputation justify its continued use...
  2. doi request reprint Endoprosthetic reconstruction for the treatment of musculoskeletal tumors of the appendicular skeleton and pelvis
    L M Jeys
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1265-71. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the survival of endoprosthetic reconstructions in the medium to long term in order to determine the factors associated with their failure...
  3. ncbi request reprint The long-term results of endoprosthetic replacement of the proximal tibia for bone tumours
    G J C Myers
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:1632-7. 2007
    ..This was reduced to 3% in the rotating-hinge knee with a hydroxyapatite collar. The cemented, rotating hinge design currently offers the best chance of long-term survival of the prosthesis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Post operative infection and increased survival in osteosarcoma patients: are they associated?
    L M Jeys
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2887-95. 2007
    ..This study investigates the effect of post-operative infection in patients treated for osteosarcoma using endoprosthetic replacement and neo-adjuvant chemotherapy...
  5. doi request reprint Does the addition of cement improve the rate of local recurrence after curettage of giant cell tumours in bone?
    C L Gaston
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:1665-9. 2011
    ..001). In patients who developed local recurrence, 75.0% (9 of 12) of those with previous cementation required a joint replacement, compared with 45.2% (33 of 73) of those without cement (p = 0.044)...
  6. doi request reprint Modular endoprosthetic replacement for tumours of the proximal femur
    C R Chandrasekar
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Birmingham, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:108-12. 2009
    ..It also functions as well as a custom-made endoprosthetic replacement...
  7. doi request reprint Ice-cream cone reconstruction of the pelvis: a new type of pelvic replacement: early results
    N E Fisher
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:684-8. 2011
    ..In one patient the prosthesis was removed for severe pain. This method of treatment is still associated with high morbidity, but early results are promising. Complications are diminishing with increasing experience...
  8. doi request reprint Unipolar proximal femoral endoprosthetic replacement for tumour: the risk of revision in young patients
    C R Chandrasekar
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:401-4. 2009
    ..We conclude that unipolar replacement should not be used in younger patients and should be avoided in patients with a life expectancy of more than five years...
  9. doi request reprint Total femur replacement: primary procedure for treatment of malignant tumours of the femur
    S Kalra
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, England, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:378-83. 2010
    ..Amputation was necessary in two patients but long term limb survival was 92% at 10 years. Nine patients alive with no evidence of disease had a mean MSTS functional score of 72%...
  10. ncbi request reprint MR imaging of brown tumour with fluid-fluid levels: a report of three cases
    A M Davies
    Department of Radiology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Radiol 11:1445-9. 2001
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first time that association has been reported in the international literature...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endoprosthetic replacement of the distal femur for bone tumours: long-term results
    G J C Myers
    he Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:521-6. 2007
    ..We believe that a cemented, rotating-hinge prosthesis with a hydroxyapatite collar offers the best chance of long-term survival of the prosthesis...
  12. pmc Chondroblastoma of the femoral head: management and outcome
    D P Strong
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham, B31 2AP, UK
    Int Orthop 34:413-7. 2010
    ..Apart from one patient with a temporary leg length discrepancy, there were no other complications. We conclude that a direct approach is likely to lead to the best outcome for this rare condition...
  13. doi request reprint Bone sarcomas arising in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1
    M Chowdhry
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:1223-6. 2009
    ..We recommend that further research into this possible link should be considered...
  14. ncbi request reprint The three-pin modified 'Harrington' procedure for advanced metastatic destruction of the acetabulum
    R M Tillman
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:84-7. 2008
    ..The mean time to death was 16 months (5 to 55). The mean follow-up of the five survivors was 31 months (18 to 47). There were no cases of dislocation, deep infection or injury to a nerve, the blood vessels or the bladder...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of an unplanned excision of a soft-tissue sarcoma on prognosis
    C R Chandrasekar
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:203-8. 2008
    ..We concluded that our policy of routine re-excision after unplanned excision of soft-tissue sarcoma was justified in view of the high risk of finding residual tumour...
  16. doi request reprint The prognostic value of the serum level of C-reactive protein for the survival of patients with a primary sarcoma of bone
    T Nakamura
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Bone Joint J 95:411-8. 2013
    ..We recommend that CRP levels are measured routinely in patients with a suspected sarcoma of bone as a further prognostic indicator of survival...
  17. doi request reprint Peri-acetabular resection and endoprosthetic reconstruction for tumours of the acetabulum
    P K Jaiswal
    Institute of Orthopaedics, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:1222-7. 2008
    ..Higher rates of death, infection and revision occurred in men. This method of treatment is still associated with high morbidity. Patients should be carefully selected and informed of this pre-operatively...
  18. ncbi request reprint Chondroblastoma of bone: long-term results and functional outcome after intralesional curettage
    R Suneja
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:974-8. 2005
    ..The mean Musculoskeletal Tumour Society functional score of the survivors was 94.2%. We conclude that meticulous intralesional curettage alone can achieve low rates of local recurrence and excellent long-term function...
  19. ncbi request reprint The risks and benefits of radiotherapy with massive endoprosthetic replacement
    L M Jeys
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:1352-5. 2007
    ..Radiotherapy may be necessary for the treatment of a bone sarcoma but increases the risk of deep infection for which amputation may be the only solution...
  20. ncbi request reprint Metal-containing lymph nodes following prosthetic replacement of osseous malignancy: potential role of MR imaging in characterisation
    A M Davies
    Department of Radiology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Eur Radiol 11:841-4. 2001
    ..This condition should be considered when undertaking an MR examination in patients with bone malignancy treated by prosthetic replacement in whom there is a clinical suspicion of metastatic spread to the regional lymph nodes...
  21. doi request reprint Perioperative mortality following above-knee amputations indicated for bone and soft tissue tumours
    P Brewer
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:706-10. 2012
    ..The authors have reviewed their experience in oncology patients who had had an above-knee amputation (AKA), investigating the incidence of reported thromboembolic events, and death...
  22. ncbi request reprint Endoprosthetic replacement of the proximal humerus. Long-term results
    D Kumar
    Oncology Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, England, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:717-22. 2003
    ..5% at 20 years. Endoprosthetic replacement of the proximal humerus is a predictable procedure providing reasonable function of the arm with a low rate of complications at long-term follow-up...
  23. doi request reprint The final diagnosis in patients with a suspected primary malignancy of bone
    A M Malhas
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:980-3. 2011
    ..Reduction of the time to biopsy can be achieved by avoiding an unnecessary investigation for a primary tumour to rule out metastatic disease...
  24. pmc Impending fractures in giant cell tumours of the distal femur: incidence and outcome
    L M Jeys
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP, UK
    Int Orthop 30:135-8. 2006
    ..No significant differences in rates of local recurrence were demonstrated. Extended curettage was effective for intact and cortical breach groups; however, patients in the fracture group often required radical treatment...
  25. ncbi request reprint Outcome after disarticulation of the hip for sarcomas
    R Jain
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 31:1025-8. 2005
    ..To review the oncological and functional outcome in 80 patients who underwent disarticulation of the hip as part of their treatment...
  26. pmc Risk of amputation following limb salvage surgery with endoprosthetic replacement, in a consecutive series of 1261 patients
    L M Jeys
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP United Kingdom
    Int Orthop 27:160-3. 2003
    ..The time to amputation varied from 2 days to 16 years, with a mean of 31 months. The risk of amputation decreased with time, although 10% took place after more than 5 years...
  27. doi request reprint Oncological outcome of patients with deeply located soft tissue sarcoma of the pelvis: A follow up study at minimum 5 years after diagnosis
    T Nakamura
    Oncology Service, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 174, Edobashi, Tsu City, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:1030-5. 2013
    ..Our study was designed to determine the outcome and prognostic factors for survival and local recurrence in patients with pelvic STS located deep to the fascia and deemed suitable for curative surgical treatment...
  28. doi request reprint Outcome of soft-tissue sarcoma patients who were alive and event-free more than five years after initial treatment
    T Nakamura
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Bone Joint J 95:1139-43. 2013
    ..Patients with soft-tissue sarcoma, especially if large, require long-term follow-up, especially as they have moderate potential to have their disease controlled. Cite this article: Bone Joint J 2013;95-B:1139-43. ..
  29. pmc Elastofibroma dorsi: an uncommon benign pseudotumour
    C R Chandrasekar
    Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Sarcoma 2008:756565. 2008
    ..Eight patients had excision of the lesion which was symptomatic. There have been no recurrences. We highlight the clinical and radiological presentation of elastofibroma dorsi to increase awareness of its existence and management...
  30. pmc Trends in presentation of bone and soft tissue sarcomas over 25 years: little evidence of earlier diagnosis
    G M Smith
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 93:542-7. 2011
    ..01). It remained unchanged for soft tissue sarcomas. These data show there is huge room for improvement in diagnosing bone and soft tissue sarcomas. New strategies are needed urgently...
  31. doi request reprint Fatigue-type stress fractures of the lower limb associated with fibrous cortical defects/non-ossifying fibromas in the skeletally immature
    A Shimal
    Department of Radiology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Clin Radiol 65:382-6. 2010
    ..To investigate the association of a fatigue-type stress fracture and a fibrous cortical defect/non-ossifying fibroma (FCD/NOF) of the lower limb long bones in skeletally immature patients...
  32. doi request reprint Soft-tissue metastases: their presentation and origin
    R Abed
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B312AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:1083-5. 2009
    ..Patients with soft-tissue metastases have similar clinical features to those with soft-tissue sarcomas and should be considered for assessment at appropriate diagnostic centres for patients with suspicious soft-tissue lumps...
  33. pmc Prognostic factors and metastatic patterns in primary myxoid/round-cell liposarcoma
    J Haniball
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Sarcoma 2011:538085. 2011
    ..The best method of monitoring extrapulmonary metastases remains to be established...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hindquarter amputation for tumours of the musculoskeletal system
    S R Carter
    Birmingham Bone Tumour Treatment Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Northfield, England
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 72:490-3. 1990
    ..Seventeen patients are disease free an average of 31 months from surgery, 16 after curative procedures. The median survival after palliative amputations was six months and the 5-year survival rate for curative cases was 83%...
  35. ncbi request reprint Imaging recurrent parosteal osteosarcoma
    K Johnson
    MRI Centre, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Radiol 11:460-6. 2001
    ..The routine use of MR imaging to follow-up patients is of doubtful value because of the frequently long time between initial surgery and relapse...
  36. doi request reprint Can MR imaging challenge the commonly accepted theory of the pathogenesis of solitary enchondroma of long bone?
    H Douis
    Department of Radiology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, B31 2AP, UK
    Skeletal Radiol 41:1537-42. 2012
    ..9 %), one would expect to find displaced cartilage in the metaphysis of skeletally immature individuals on routine knee MR examinations if the above theory was to be supported...
  37. ncbi request reprint The results of endoprosthetic replacement for tumours of the distal humerus
    A Kulkarni
    Oncology Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:240-3. 2003
    ..The functional results showed a mean Toronto extremity salvage score of 73% of normal. Endoprosthetic replacement of the distal humerus and elbow is a satisfactory method of treating these rare tumours...
  38. ncbi request reprint Osteosarcoma over the age of forty
    R J Grimer
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Eur J Cancer 39:157-63. 2003
    ..Older patients had less chemotherapy and fared worse. Osteosarcoma in the elderly is a curable condition and warrants intensive treatment with chemotherapy and surgical resection...
  39. ncbi request reprint The MR imaging appearances and natural history of seromas following excision of soft tissue tumours
    A M Davies
    MRI Centre, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, B31 2AP, UK
    Eur Radiol 14:1196-202. 2004
    ..The majority of cases show the typical MR features of a fluid collection. The pitfalls in differentiating an atypical seroma from a recurrent soft tissue sarcoma are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of tumours and tumour-like lesions of the infrapatellar (Hoffa's) fat pad: pictorial review with an emphasis on MR imaging
    C Helpert
    Department of Radiology, MRI Centre, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Eur Radiol 14:2337-46. 2004
    ..This pictorial review illustrates the spectrum of mass-like lesions that can affect the IFP, emphasizing the radiographic and MR findings that suggest a specific diagnosis...
  41. ncbi request reprint Calcific myonecrosis: a report of ten new cases with an emphasis on MR imaging
    M Dhillon
    Department of Radiology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Radiol 14:1974-9. 2004
    ..Calcific myonecrosis has characteristic clinical, radiographic and MR features that should make the condition easy to recognise. Despite its rarity, it should be included in the differential diagnosis of focal mineralisation of the calf...
  42. pmc Leiomyosarcomas of vascular origin in the extremity
    R Abed
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Sarcoma 2009:385164. 2009
    ..We conclude that patients with leiomyosarcoma of vascular origin have a very high risk of metastases and poor prognosis when treated in the conventional way...
  43. ncbi request reprint The incidence of deep prosthetic infections in a specialist orthopaedic hospital: a 15-year prospective survey
    J E Phillips
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:943-8. 2006
    ..These results also illustrate the advantages of conducting joint replacement surgery in the isolation of a specialist hospital...
  44. pmc What is the significance of a positive Propionibacterium acnes culture around a joint replacement?
    A Dramis
    Department of Arthroplasty, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Int Orthop 33:829-33. 2009
    ..The presence of a positive sample around a joint arthroplasty is of uncertain significance. Further studies are needed in order to establish uniform criteria for the diagnosis of infection caused by Propionibacterium acnes...
  45. pmc Low-grade central osteosarcoma: a difficult condition to diagnose
    A M Malhas
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Sarcoma 2012:764796. 2012
    ..Since treatment of LGCO is so different to a benign lesion, accurate diagnosis is essential. Any difficult or nondiagnostic biopsies of solitary bone lesions should be referred to specialist tumour units for a second opinion...
  46. pmc Early distal femoral endoprosthetic survival: cemented stems versus the Compress implant
    A A Bhangu
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Woodlands, Northfield, Birmingham, UK
    Int Orthop 30:465-72. 2006
    ..Each centre had only one device-related prosthetic failure. In the short term these results show CPS to be safe and effective. We await longer follow-up to assess the ongoing potential for prosthetic failure...
  47. ncbi request reprint Malignant triton tumour of the thigh--a retrospective analysis of nine cases
    E Aldlyami
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:808-10. 2006
    ..Malignant triton tumour (MTT) is a very rare soft tissue tumour...
  48. pmc Primary leiomyosarcoma of bone: analysis of prognosis
    P Brewer
    Department of Orthopaedic Oncology, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Sarcoma 2012:636849. 2012
    ..Despite the high incidence of metastases, survival is better than for other bone sarcomas for those without metastases at diagnosis...
  49. doi request reprint Adamantinoma of the calcaneum--a case report
    C R Chandrasekar
    Musculoskeletal Oncology Unit, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Foot (Edinb) 19:58-61. 2009
    ..We report the case of a male patient, aged 33 years, who was treated for adamantinoma of the calcaneum and followed for 16 years highlighting the difficulty in diagnosis and management of this rare tumor occurring at a rare site...
  50. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for survival and local control in chondrosarcoma of bone
    F Fiorenza
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Northfield, Birmingham, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:93-9. 2002
    ..Surgical excision with an oncologically wide margin provides the best prospect both for cure and local control in these patients...
  51. pmc Clinical features of soft tissue sarcomas
    C J Johnson
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 83:203-5. 2001
    ..Using the summed weights of evidence method we have constructed a graph which will allow prediction of whether a lump is likely to be malignant or not...
  52. doi request reprint Distal femoral physeal growth arrest secondary to a cemented proximal femoral endoprosthetic replacement
    C L Gaston
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:708-10. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is the only reported case of distal femoral physeal growth arrest following cemented endoprosthetic replacement of the proximal femur...
  53. doi request reprint Earlier diagnosis of bone and soft-tissue tumours
    R J Grimer
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:1489-92. 2010
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  54. ncbi request reprint Pencil-core granuloma of the distal radio-ulnar joint: an unusual presentation as soft-tissue sarcoma after 45 years
    A Kulkami
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, NHS Trust, Northfield, Birmingham, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 85:736-8. 2003
    ..The diagnosis was confirmed by biopsy, which also revealed foreign body fragments which, on spectometric analysis, had high concentrations of carbon and aluminium...
  55. doi request reprint Curettage of aneurysmal bone cysts of the feet
    Majid Chowdhry
    Royal Orthoaedic Hospital, Orthopaedic Oncology, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, B31 2AP, UK
    Foot Ankle Int 31:131-5. 2010
    ..This study reviews the 25-year experience of a tertiary orthopaedic oncology referral center treating ABC's in the bones of the feet, using prospectively collected data to document their incidence, treatment and the outcome...
  56. doi request reprint The treatment of benign lesions of the proximal femur with non-vascularised autologous fibular strut grafts
    B George
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B312AP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:648-51. 2008
    ..Pathological fracture did not occur in any patient following the procedure. We conclude that non-vascularised fibular strut grafts are a safe and satisfactory method of treating benign lesions of the proximal femur...
  57. ncbi request reprint Ewing's sarcoma of bone: the detection of specific transcripts in a large, consecutive series of formalin-fixed, decalcified, paraffin-embedded tissue samples using the reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction
    D C Mangham
    Department of Musculoskeletal Pathology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, The Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Histopathology 48:363-76. 2006
    ..ii) To report on the relative incidences of translocation types and transcript variants in a large, single institution series of Ewing's sarcoma of bone...
  58. ncbi request reprint MR imaging in the assessment of residual tumour following inadequate primary excision of soft tissue sarcomas
    A M Davies
    MRI Centre, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, B31 2AP, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Radiol 14:506-13. 2004
    ..Despite the low negative predictive value, MR imaging remains useful in planning the re-excision surgery by identifying the site and extent of the original operation and size of major residual tumour...
  59. pmc Giant cell tumour of the sacrum: a suggested algorithm for treatment
    Rajkumar Thangaraj
    The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Oncology Service, Bristol Road South, Birmingham, B31 2AP, UK
    Eur Spine J 19:1189-94. 2010
    ..Embolisation and curettage are the preferred first option with radiotherapy as a possible adjunct. Spinopelvic fusion may be needed when the sacrum collapses...
  60. pmc Retrospective analysis of the impact of symptom duration on prognosis in soft tissue sarcoma
    A Saithna
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham B31 2AP, UK
    Int Orthop 32:381-4. 2008
    ..Symptom duration was not associated with age/gender or tumour size. Patients with long symptom durations tend to have low-grade disease and a more favourable outcome than patients who experience short symptom durations...
  61. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes in osteosarcoma
    R J Grimer
    Oncology Service, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Northfield, Birmingham, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:395-400. 2002
    ..Limb-salvage surgery with effective chemotherapy remains the optimum treatment for osteosarcoma...
  62. pmc Tackling osseous hydatidosis using orthopaedic oncology techniques
    J E Metcalfe
    Orthopaedic Oncology Unit, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Northfield, Birmingham, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 82:287-9. 2000
    ..Hydatid disease of bone is rare; success in management is difficult as recurrence is common. We report the successful use of orthopaedic oncological techniques and technology in treating a patient with hydatid disease affecting his humerus...
  63. ncbi request reprint Parosteal osteosarcoma of the ring finger metacarpal in a semi-professional pianist
    M P Revell
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Northfield, Birmingham, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 25:314-6. 2000
    ..Surgery involved excision of the bone, extracorporeal radiation then re-implantation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Intramedullary and extramedullary fat globules on magnetic resonance imaging as a diagnostic sign for osteomyelitis
    A M Davies
    Department of Radiology, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, B31 2AP, UK
    Eur Radiol 15:2194-9. 2005
    ..This characteristic, but not pathognomonic, MR finding supports the diagnosis of osteomyelitis and may help to exclude the presence of a tumour...
  65. pmc Delays in referral of soft tissue sarcomas
    G D Johnson
    Department of Medicine, Medical School, University of Birmingham, 33 Holloway, Northfield, Birmingham B31 1TP, UK
    Sarcoma 2008:378574. 2008
    ..Adherence to previously published guidelines could decrease this delay for diagnosis of possible sarcoma. Steps should be taken to refer patients directly to a diagnostic centre if they have symptoms or signs suggestive of STS...