Affiliation: Imperial College
- Outcomes of IED foot and ankle blast injuriesArul Ramasamy
Imperial Blast Biomechanics and Biophysics Group, Imperial College London, South Kensington, London, UK
J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:e25. 2013..The aims of this study were to report the pattern of injury and determine which factors are associated with a poor clinical outcome...
- FASS is a better predictor of poor outcome in lower limb blast injury than AIS: implications for blast researchMaj Arul Ramasamy
Imperial Blast Biomechanics and Biophysics Group, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
J Orthop Trauma 27:49-55. 2013..We hypothesized that AIS, being a marker of fatality rather than disability, would be a worse predictor of poor clinical outcome compared with the lower limb-specific foot and ankle severity score (FASS)...
- The open blast pelvis: the significant burden of managementA Ramasamy
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B152WB, UK
J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:829-35. 2012..With the advent of emerging wound and faecal management techniques, we do not believe that faecal diversion is necessary in all cases...
- Blast mines: physics, injury mechanisms and vehicle protectionA Ramasamy
Department of Bioengineering, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London, SW7 2AZ
J R Army Med Corps 155:258-64. 2009..The challenge for the vehicle designer is the incorporation of these protective measures within an operationally effective platform...
- The modern "deck-slap" injury--calcaneal blast fractures from vehicle explosionsArul Ramasamy
Imperial Blast Biomechanics and Biophysics Group, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
J Trauma 71:1694-8. 2011..Therefore, the aim of this study is to determine the pattern of injury, medical management, and functional outcome of UK Service Personnel sustaining calcaneal injuries from under-vehicle explosions...
- Evaluating the effect of vehicle modification in reducing injuries from landmine blasts. An analysis of 2212 incidents and its application for humanitarian purposesArul Ramasamy
Imperial Blast Biomechanics and Biophysics Group Dept of Bioengineering, Rm 4 28, Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Accid Anal Prev 43:1878-86. 2011..The aim of this study was to analyse unique casualty data from 2212 mine incidents to determine if simple vehicle modifications can reduce fatality and injury rates from mine explosions...
- Blast-related fracture patterns: a forensic biomechanical approachArul Ramasamy
Imperial Blast Biomechanics and Biophysics Group, Rm 4 28 Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London, South Kensington, London SW7 2AZ, UK
J R Soc Interface 8:689-98. 2011..The development of future mitigation strategies must focus on reducing all explosion-related injury mechanisms. Integral to this process is an urgent requirement to better understand the behaviour of bone in this unique environment...
- Improvised explosive devices: pathophysiology, injury profiles and current medical managementA Ramasamy
Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College, Royal School of Mines, South Kensington, London
J R Army Med Corps 155:265-72. 2009..The aim of this review article is to firstly describe the physics and injury profile from these different devices and secondly to present the current clinical evidence that underpins their medical management...
- In-vehicle extremity injuries from improvised explosive devices: current and future fociArul Ramasamy
Imperial Blast Biomechanics and Biophysics Group, 4 28 Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:160-70. 2011....
- Design of a traumatic injury simulator for assessing lower limb response to high loading ratesSpyros D Masouros
Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, B304b Bessemer Building, London, SW7 2AZ, UK
Ann Biomed Eng 41:1957-67. 2013....