Nikolaos Gougoulias

Summary

Affiliation: Keele University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Less invasive Achilles tendon reconstruction
    Michael R Carmont
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, ST7 4QG UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:100. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Early weightbearing and ankle mobilization after open repair of acute midsubstance tears of the achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England
    Am J Sports Med 31:692-700. 2003
  3. pmc Percutaneous plating of distal tibial fractures
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Thornburrow Drive, ST4 7QB, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    Int Orthop 28:159-62. 2004
  4. pmc Vitamin D and oestrogen receptor polymorphisms in developmental dysplasia of the hip and primary protrusio acetabuli--a preliminary study
    Birender Kapoor
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral, UK
    J Negat Results Biomed 6:7. 2007
  5. pmc Extra-osseous osteochondroma-like soft tissue mass of the patello-femoral space
    Francesco Oliva
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Rome Tor Vergata School of Medicine, Viale Oxford 81, Rome, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:57. 2006
  6. pmc Total knee arthroplasty: good agreement of clinical severity scores between patients and consultants
    Ananthan D Ebinesan
    University of Keele, Department of Postgraduate Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:61. 2006
  7. pmc The Roman Bridge: a "double pulley - suture bridges" technique for rotator cuff repair
    Francesco Franceschi
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7LN UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:123. 2007
  8. pmc Subjective and objective outcome in congenital clubfoot; a comparative study of 204 children
    David Chesney
    Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:53. 2007
  9. pmc Soft tissue tenodesis of the long head of the biceps tendon associated to the Roman Bridge repair
    Francesco Franceschi
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo, 200, 00128 Trigoria, Rome, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:78. 2008
  10. pmc Achilles tendinopathy: aetiology and management
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:472-6. 2004

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Publications117 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Less invasive Achilles tendon reconstruction
    Michael R Carmont
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, ST7 4QG UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:100. 2007
    ..Reconstruction of the Achilles tendon using peroneus brevis has been widely reported. Classically, these procedures involve relatively long surgical wounds in a relatively hypovascular area which is susceptible to wound breakdown...
  2. ncbi request reprint Early weightbearing and ankle mobilization after open repair of acute midsubstance tears of the achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England
    Am J Sports Med 31:692-700. 2003
    ..To study the effects of early weightbearing and ankle mobilization after acute repair of ruptured Achilles tendon...
  3. pmc Percutaneous plating of distal tibial fractures
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Thornburrow Drive, ST4 7QB, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    Int Orthop 28:159-62. 2004
    ..This reported use of percutaneous techniques in the management of fractures of the distal tibial metaphysis is preliminary. However, the functional results and the lack of soft tissue complications are encouraging...
  4. pmc Vitamin D and oestrogen receptor polymorphisms in developmental dysplasia of the hip and primary protrusio acetabuli--a preliminary study
    Birender Kapoor
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral, UK
    J Negat Results Biomed 6:7. 2007
    ..No such correlations were found in the group with PPA...
  5. pmc Extra-osseous osteochondroma-like soft tissue mass of the patello-femoral space
    Francesco Oliva
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Rome Tor Vergata School of Medicine, Viale Oxford 81, Rome, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:57. 2006
    ..Extraskeletal cartilaginous tumors are uncommon. Osteochondromas usually arise from the metaphyseal region of the growing skeleton...
  6. pmc Total knee arthroplasty: good agreement of clinical severity scores between patients and consultants
    Ananthan D Ebinesan
    University of Keele, Department of Postgraduate Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:61. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc The Roman Bridge: a "double pulley - suture bridges" technique for rotator cuff repair
    Francesco Franceschi
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7LN UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:123. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Subjective and objective outcome in congenital clubfoot; a comparative study of 204 children
    David Chesney
    Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:53. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare subjective and objective outcome following management of clubfoot, and evaluate sex differences in outcome...
  9. pmc Soft tissue tenodesis of the long head of the biceps tendon associated to the Roman Bridge repair
    Francesco Franceschi
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Via Alvaro del Portillo, 200, 00128 Trigoria, Rome, Italy
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:78. 2008
    ..Rotator cuff tears are frequently associated with pathologies of the long head of the biceps tendon (LHBT). Tenotomy and tenodesis of the LHBT are commonly used to manage disorders of the LHBT...
  10. pmc Achilles tendinopathy: aetiology and management
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:472-6. 2004
  11. ncbi request reprint Prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis of talipes equinovarus: does it give the full picture?
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keel University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 20:217-8. 2002
  12. doi request reprint Eccentric calf muscle training in athletic patients with Achilles tendinopathy
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1677-84. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of eccentric strengthening exercises (ESE) in athletic patients with Achilles tendinopathy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Similar histopathological picture in males with Achilles and patellar tendinopathy
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, Keele, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1470-5. 2004
    ..To ascertain whether there are differences in the histopathological appearance of tendinopathic Achilles and patellar tendons...
  14. ncbi request reprint Free gracilis tendon graft in neglected tears of the achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7QB, England, UK
    Clin J Sport Med 15:56-61. 2005
    ..To report the results of a longitudinal study on reconstruction of neglected Achilles tendon rupture using a free autologous gracilis tendon graft...
  15. pmc Ipsilateral free semitendinosus tendon graft transfer for reconstruction of chronic tears of the Achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7LN, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:100. 2008
    ..Many techniques have been developed for the reconstruction of the Achilles tendon in chronic tears. In presence of a large gap (greater than 6 centimetres), tendon augmentation is required...
  16. doi request reprint Management of chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB Staffs, England
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1348-60. 2008
    ..5 cm. Compared with acute injuries, chronic injuries are associated with a higher rate of postoperative infection and more prolonged recovery...
  17. pmc Movin and Bonar scores assess the same characteristics of tendon histology
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7QB, Staffs, England, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1605-11. 2008
    ..The intraclass correlation was 0.921 (confidence interval 95% 0.790-0.963). Movin's and Bonar's scores have a high correlation and assess similar characteristics and variables of tendon abnormalities...
  18. doi request reprint Bicuspid aortic valve: a literature review and its impact on sport activity
    Paola De Mozzi
    Department of Medicine, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7LN, UK
    Br Med Bull 85:63-85. 2008
    ..Further studies are required to elucidate the impact of physical training and competitive sports on the natural course of the BAV...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic rupture of tendo Achillis
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB Staffs, England, UK
    Foot Ankle Clin 12:583-96, vi. 2007
    ..Allografts and synthetic grafts are also employed. There are no comparative studies and no randomized controlled trials to guide clinicians toward an evidence-based approach to management...
  20. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive hallux valgus correction: a technical note and a feasibility study
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Hartshill, Thornburrow Drive, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    J Surg Orthop Adv 14:193-8. 2005
    ..This article presents a minimally invasive distal metatarsal osteotomy technique, requiring no custom instrumentation. The operation is performed under direct vision and without fluoroscopy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Recurrent subluxation of the peroneal tendons
    Nicola Maffulli
    FRCS Orth Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Hartshill, Thornburrow Drive, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    Am J Sports Med 34:986-92. 2006
    ..Recurrent peroneal tendon subluxation is uncommon...
  22. ncbi request reprint Surgery for chronic Achilles tendinopathy yields worse results in nonathletic patients
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, and Department of Orthopaedics, The Royal London Hospital Trust, Whitechapel, London, England
    Clin J Sport Med 16:123-8. 2006
    ..To report the outcome of surgery for chronic recalcitrant Achilles tendinopathy in nonathletic and athletic subjects...
  23. ncbi request reprint Chondral metaplasia in calcific insertional tendinopathy of the Achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University Medical School, UK
    Clin J Sport Med 16:329-34. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Articular cartilage lesions in the symptomatic anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK
    Arthroscopy 19:685-90. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Types and epidemiology of tendinopathy
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7QB, UK
    Clin Sports Med 22:675-92. 2003
    ..Because of individual sport cultures and different sport habits in different countries, national epidemiologic studies are of importance in each individual country...
  26. ncbi request reprint Clinical diagnosis of Achilles tendinopathy with tendinosis
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, England
    Clin J Sport Med 13:11-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate sensitivity, specificity, reproducibility, and predictive value of palpation of the painful arc sign and of the Royal London Hospital test in 10 patients with Achilles tendinopathy and in 14 asymptomatic subjects...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rupture of the Achilles and patellar tendons
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill ST47QB, UK
    Clin Sports Med 22:761-76. 2003
    ..Sports physicians should be able to identify both conditions early in their presentation, but still hold a high index of suspicion for these problems in athletes who have an acute exacerbation of ongoing tendinopathy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Ruptured Achilles tendons show increased lectin stainability
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:1057-64. 2002
    ..To ascertain whether lectins could be a useful tool for investigation of the extracellular matrix of degenerated and normal tendons...
  29. ncbi request reprint No adverse effect of early weight bearing following open repair of acute tears of the Achilles tendon
    N Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 43:367-79. 2003
    ..To study the effects of early weight bearing following acute repair of ruptured Achilles tendon...
  30. pmc Supination-external rotation ankle fractures: stability a key issue
    Nikolaos Gougoulias
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:243-51. 2010
    ..LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Level IV, therapeutic study. See Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  31. ncbi request reprint The three in one procedure: how I do it
    K L Luscombe
    Keele University School of Medicine, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Hartshill, Thornburrow Drive, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
    Surgeon 2:32-6. 2004
    ..This is a safe, reliable procedure for patients with recurrent dislocation of the patella resulting from an imbalance of soft tissue tension around the patella, but with a normally sited patella and normal trochlea...
  32. doi request reprint [Surgical treatment for pain syndromes of the Achilles tendon]
    N Maffulli
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, London, England
    Unfallchirurg 113:721-5. 2010
    ..New minimally invasive techniques for the management of this condition, including endoscopy are also reported...
  33. doi request reprint In-depth imaging and quantification of degenerative changes associated with Achilles ruptured tendons by polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
    P O Bagnaninchi
    Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, Keele University, and Department of Pathology, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB, UK
    Phys Med Biol 55:3777-87. 2010
    ..PSOCT has the potential to explore in situ and in-depth pathological change associated with Achilles tendon rupture, and could help to delineate abnormalities in tendinopathic samples in vivo...
  34. doi request reprint Intermittent pneumatic compression in fracture and soft-tissue injuries healing
    Anil Khanna
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, ST47QB Staffs, UK
    Br Med Bull 88:147-56. 2008
    ..Intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC), one such modality, is used in the management of both fractures and soft-tissue injuries...
  35. doi request reprint ACL reconstruction: Can the transtibial technique achieve optimal tunnel positioning? A radiographic study
    Nikolaos Gougoulias
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, ST4 7QB Staffordshire, UK
    Knee 15:486-90. 2008
    ..Standardized surgical technique and anatomical landmarks can achieve optimal tunnel positioning using the transtibial technique for ACL reconstruction...
  36. pmc Long term sport involvement and sport injury rate in elite young athletes
    N Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:525-7. 2005
  37. pmc Favorable outcome of percutaneous repair of achilles tendon ruptures in the elderly
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1039-46. 2010
    ..Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study. See Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  38. doi request reprint Minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty: a systematic review
    Anil Khanna
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 7QB, UK
    Orthop Clin North Am 40:479-89, viii. 2009
    ..Multicenter studies with longer follow-ups are needed to justify the long-term advantages of MITKA over standard total knee arthroplasty...
  39. doi request reprint Sports activities after lower limb osteotomy
    Nikolaos Gougoulias
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stokeon Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    Br Med Bull 91:111-21. 2009
    ..Active sports participation can be important in some patients with degenerative joint disease in the lower limb. We investigated whether this is possible after an osteotomy for osteoarthritis of the hip, knee and ankle joints...
  40. ncbi request reprint Clinical and functional results of open operative repair for Achilles tendon rupture in a non-specialist surgical unit
    A Coutts
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7QB, UK
    J R Coll Surg Edinb 47:753-62. 2002
    ..The macroscopic and ultrasonographic appearance of the operated tendon remained abnormal, but this was not associated with any overt clinical disturbance..
  41. ncbi request reprint The growing child in sport
    N Maffulli
    Department of Orthopaedics, Newham General Hospital, Plaistow, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 48:561-8. 1992
    ..Measures should be taken to modify the present structure of competitive sport to avoid the possible deleterious effects of intensive physical activity on children...
  42. ncbi request reprint Elevated, straight-arm traction for supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children
    A Gadgil
    University Hospital of North Staffordshire and Keele University, Stoke on Trent, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:82-7. 2005
    ..It can be effectively used in an environment that can provide ordinary paediatric medical care and general orthopaedic expertise. The outcomes compare with supracondylar fractures treated surgically in specialist centres...
  43. doi request reprint High volume image guided injections in chronic Achilles tendinopathy
    Otto Chan
    Department of Imaging, The London Independent Hospital, London, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1697-708. 2008
    ..To determine the effectiveness of high volume image guided injections (HVIGI) for chronic Achilles tendinopathy...
  44. pmc Subcutaneous rupture of the Achilles tendon and ipsilateral fracture of the medial malleolus
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:59. 2006
    ..Although ankle fractures and an Achilles tendon rupture are relatively frequent in isolation, their association in the same injury is uncommon...
  45. ncbi request reprint Calcific insertional Achilles tendinopathy: reattachment with bone anchors
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Staffordshire, England
    Am J Sports Med 32:174-82. 2004
    ..Recalcitrant calcific insertional Achilles tendinopathy is difficult to treat...
  46. ncbi request reprint Management of acute and chronic ankle instability
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, UK
    J Am Acad Orthop Surg 16:608-15. 2008
    ..Tenodesis procedures are not recommended because they may disturb ankle and hindfoot biomechanics...
  47. ncbi request reprint Equivalent clinical results of arthroscopic single-row and double-row suture anchor repair for rotator cuff tears: a randomized controlled trial
    Francesco Franceschi
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Via Longoni, 83 Rome, Italy
    Am J Sports Med 35:1254-60. 2007
    ..A double row of suture anchors increases the tendon-bone contact area, reconstituting a more anatomical configuration of the rotator cuff footprint...
  48. doi request reprint Free hamstrings tendon transfer and interference screw fixation for less invasive reconstruction of chronic avulsions of the Achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End Hospital, 275 Bancroft Road, London, E1 4DG, UK
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 18:269-73. 2010
    ..Using this approach, a wide exposure of the insertion of the Achilles tendon is possible, preserving the integrity of the skin overlying the site most prone to wound breakdown...
  49. pmc Anteroposterior glide versus rotating platform low contact stress (LCS) knee arthroplasty: a randomised controlled trial
    Gayle Walley
    University of Keele, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Keele University Medical School, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7QB, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:87. 2007
    ..Therefore we feel that a study is required to investigate and compare the effects of two types of LCS total knee arthroplasty on joint proprioception and range of motion...
  50. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous plating of the distal tibia
    Andrew D Toms
    Department of Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 7QB, England, UK
    J Foot Ankle Surg 43:199-203. 2004
  51. doi request reprint Ankle instability
    Nicholas A Ferran
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln, UK
    Sports Med Arthrosc 17:139-45. 2009
    ..The role of arthroscopic reconstruction is evolving. Ankle arthroscopy should be performed at the time of repair or reconstruction and should address any other intra-articular causes of pain...
  52. doi request reprint Basic science and clinical aspects of achilles tendinopathy
    Mohammad Saqib Zafar
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Wales, Heath Park Cardiff, UK
    Sports Med Arthrosc 17:190-7. 2009
    ..It often results in chronic pain and discomfort along with failure to regain full function. It can be complicated by partial tears or complete rupture causing long-term burden on healthcare system and making treatment quite difficult...
  53. doi request reprint The effects of LIPUS on soft-tissue healing: a review of literature
    Anil Khanna
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill Stoke on Trent, Staffs, UK
    Br Med Bull 89:169-82. 2009
    ..Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS), having removed the thermal component found at higher intensities, is used to improve bone healing. However, its potential role in soft-tissue healing is still under investigation...
  54. doi request reprint Management of calcaneal fractures: systematic review of randomized trials
    Nikolaos Gougoulias
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    Br Med Bull 92:153-67. 2009
    ..The optimal management of calcaneal fractures is controversial, as correlation between anatomical restoration and outcome has not been proven, and complications after surgery are frequent...
  55. doi request reprint Long-term health outcomes of youth sports injuries
    N Maffulli
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End Hospital, 275 Bancroft Road, London, UK
    Br J Sports Med 44:21-5. 2010
    ..Important to this research is meticulous documentation of injuries on injury report forms that include age-appropriate designations of the type of injury and accurate determination of exposure-based injury rates...
  56. ncbi request reprint Conservative management, percutaneous or open repair of acute Achilles tendon rupture: a retrospective study
    D Miller
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent
    Scott Med J 50:160-5. 2005
    ..To ascertain the differences in patients' perceived outcomes between conservative, percutaneous or open repair of Achilles tendon ruptures...
  57. doi request reprint Single-dose cefuroxime with gentamicin reduces Clostridium difficile-associated disease in hip-fracture patients
    I Starks
    University Hospital North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    J Hosp Infect 70:21-6. 2008
    ..difficile-associated diarrhoea. We advocate the use of the new regimen as an alternative to multiple-dose cephalosporin antibiotics for the prevention of C. difficile infection in this group of high-risk patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Neglected rupture of the Achilles tendon: reconstruction with peroneus brevis tendon transfer
    D McClelland
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Hartshill, Thomburrow Drive, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK, ST4 7QB
    Surgeon 2:209-13. 2004
    ..Patients with a neglected rupture are at a slightly greater risk of post-operative complications and may never fully recover their ankle plantar flexion strength...
  59. pmc Matrix metalloproteases: a role in overuse tendinopathies
    M Magra
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    Br J Sports Med 39:789-91. 2005
  60. ncbi request reprint Achilles tendon rupture and tendinopathy: management of complications
    Jonathan S Young
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7QB, UK
    Foot Ankle Clin 10:371-82. 2005
    ..This article gives an up-to-date account on our personal views of managing complications following Achilles tendon rupture, tendinopathy, and delayed rupture...
  61. ncbi request reprint Fracture strain and stability with additional locking screws in intramedullary nailing: a biomechanical study
    Murali K Sayana
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Staffordshire, England
    J Trauma 60:1053-7. 2006
    ..We studied the effect of additional locking screws on fracture strain and stability in tibial intramedullary nailing...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) in the United Kingdom
    Victoria Tzortziou
    Academic Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, The Royal London Hospital Mile End, London, UK
    Clin J Sport Med 16:209-13. 2006
    ..To investigate current practice in the diagnosis and management of chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) of the lower leg among orthopedic surgeons in the United Kingdom...
  63. ncbi request reprint Management of recurrent subluxation of the peroneal tendons
    Nicholas Antonio Ferran
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Hartshill, Thornburrow Drive, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom ST4 7QB
    Foot Ankle Clin 11:465-74. 2006
    ..In the future, there may be an emerging role for minimally invasive SPR repair with the use of endoscopic techniques...
  64. ncbi request reprint Eccentric calf muscle training in non-athletic patients with Achilles tendinopathy
    Murali K Sayana
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Staffordshire ST4 7QB, UK
    J Sci Med Sport 10:52-8. 2007
    ..Achilles tendinopathy is prevalent in athletes, but can also affect sedentary patients. We studied the effects of eccentric exercises in sedentary non-athletic patients with Achilles tendinopathy...
  65. doi request reprint Bosch osteotomy and scarf osteotomy for hallux valgus correction
    Nicola Maffulli
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End Hospital, 275 Bancroft Road, London E1 4DG, England, UK
    Orthop Clin North Am 40:515-24, ix-x. 2009
    ..1-3.2 years). Patients having the osteotomy had similar AOFAS and FAOS scores with less operating time and earlier discharge. Less operative time may benefit the patients, and earlier discharge has financial implications for the hospital...
  66. doi request reprint Conservative, open or percutaneous repair for acute rupture of the Achilles tendon
    Ananthan Dave Ebinesan
    Department of Postgraduate Medicine, University of Keele, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1721-5. 2008
    ..To review the complications and recovery of patients with Achilles tendon rupture managed by percutaneous repair, open repair, and non-operative means in a tertiary referral centre between 2001 and 2003...
  67. doi request reprint Surgery for chronic Achilles tendinopathy produces worse results in women
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1714-20. 2008
    ..To report the middle term outcome in male and female patients who underwent surgery for chronic recalcitrant Achilles tendinopathy...
  68. pmc Current practice in the management of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in the United Kingdom
    B Kapoor
    Keele University School of Medicine, Hartshill, UK
    Br J Sports Med 38:542-4. 2004
    ..To outline the current practice in the management of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries in the United Kingdom...
  69. ncbi request reprint Changes in knee motion following femoral and tibial lengthening using the Ilizarov apparatus: a cohort study
    N Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Postgraduate Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stroke on Trent, ST4 7QB, UK
    J Orthop Sci 6:333-8. 2001
    ..After the removal of the tibial or femoral Ilizarov frames, the ROM of the knee tended to return to prelengthening values...
  70. pmc Tendon healing: can it be optimised?
    N Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Staffordshire, UK
    Br J Sports Med 36:315-6. 2002
  71. ncbi request reprint Metasynchronous bilateral Achilles tendon rupture
    Timothy Hayes
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Hartshill, Thornburrow Drive, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, ST4 7QB
    Bull Hosp Jt Dis 61:140-4. 2003
    ..e., very close in time) bilateral ruptures of her Achilles tendons with no obvious predisposing factors. She was treated using a percutaneous technique and six months following surgery has returned to her normal activities...
  72. pmc Minimally invasive dynamic hip screw for fixation of hip fractures
    Michael Ho
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Int Orthop 33:555-60. 2009
    ..The minimally invasive DHS technique produces better outcome measures in the operating time, length of hospital stay, and blood loss compared to the conventional approach while maintaining equal fixation stability...
  73. ncbi request reprint The future: rehabilitation, gene therapy, optimization of healing
    Pankaj Sharma
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Highcroft, Romsey Road, Wessex Deanery, Winchester, SO22 5DH, UK
    Foot Ankle Clin 10:383-97. 2005
    ..This article outlines the stages of tendon healing, and reviews the possible strategies for optimizing tendon healing and repair, such as cytokine therapy, gene therapy, and tissue engineering...
  74. doi request reprint The short-term effects of high volume image guided injections in resistant non-insertional Achilles tendinopathy
    Joel Humphrey
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Mile End Hospital, London, UK
    J Sci Med Sport 13:295-8. 2010
    ..3-84.1, p<0.001). In conclusion, HVIGI for resistant tendinopathy of the main body of the Achilles tendon is effective to improve symptoms, reduce neovascularisation, and decrease maximal tendon thickness at short-term follow-up...
  75. doi request reprint Italian translation of the VISA-A score for tendinopathy of the main body of the Achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1635-9. 2008
    ..Conclusions. Italian and the English versions of the VISA-A questionnaire evaluate the same aspects of clinical severity in patients with tendinopathy of the main body of the Achilles tendon...
  76. ncbi request reprint Tailor's bunion: a review
    Adam Ajis
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
    J Foot Ankle Surg 44:236-45. 2005
    ..Although unpopular, resection should be considered as the final salvage procedure...
  77. doi request reprint High volume ultrasound guided injections at the interface between the patellar tendon and Hoffa's body are effective in chronic patellar tendinopathy: A pilot study
    Tom Crisp
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Mile End Hospital, London, UK
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1625-34. 2008
    ..To evaluate a novel conservative management modality for patellar tendinopathy...
  78. ncbi request reprint The Epidemiology of Children's Team Sports Injuries
    Nicola Maffulli
    Keele University School of Medicine, University Hospital of North Staffordshire and Hartshill Orthopedic Surgical Unit, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England
    Med Sport Sci 49:1-8. 2005
  79. pmc Tissue engineering for tendon repair
    Pierre Olivier Bagnaninchi
    Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine, Keele University, Hartshill, UK
    Br J Sports Med 41:e10; discussion e10. 2007
    ..This review discusses the role of these different factors affecting tenocyte growth in a three-dimensional environment in vivo and in vitro, and underlines the future challenge of tendon tissue engineering...
  80. ncbi request reprint Clinical evidence shows no difference between single- and double-row repair for rotator cuff tears
    Daniel J Reardon
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, North Staffordshire Hospital, Stoke on Trent, England
    Arthroscopy 23:670-3. 2007
    ..Given the lack of scientific evidence and despite the enthusiasm of surgeons for this new technique, single-row fixation remains an acceptable method for managing these injuries, and it is our opinion that it is the preferable method...
  81. doi request reprint Sub-vastus approach is more effective than a medial parapatellar approach in primary total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trial
    Stephen A Bridgman
    Keele University Medical School, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgical Trial Unit, Stoke on Trent, England, United Kingdom
    Knee 16:216-22. 2009
    ..The sub-vastus approach to total knee arthroplasty was more effective than a medial parapatellar approach at both one week and one year post-operatively, but surgeons reported a less easy exposure in the sub-vastus group...
  82. ncbi request reprint Modified percutaneous repair of ruptured Achilles tendon
    Michael R Carmont
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Hartshill Orthopaedic Surgical Unit, University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Keele University School of Medicine, Stoke on Trent, ST7 4QG, UK
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 16:199-203. 2008
    ..We present our current method of percutaneous repair which permits a less invasive approach to the tendon, accurate opposition of the tendon ends, and minimises the chance of sural nerve injury...
  83. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging versus arthroscopy in the diagnosis of knee pathology, concentrating on meniscal lesions and ACL tears: a systematic review
    Ruth Crawford
    University of Keele, Keele University Medical School, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST4 7QB, UK
    Br Med Bull 84:5-23. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, arthroscopy has remained the reference standard for the diagnosis of internal derangements of the knee, against which alternative diagnostic modalities should be compared...
  84. ncbi request reprint Systemic allergic reactions to aprotinin injection around the Achilles tendon
    Nicholas J Rukin
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England
    J Sci Med Sport 10:320-2. 2007
    ..We highlight two instances of systemic allergic reaction, and discuss the potential side effects of local aprotinin injections in the orthopaedic setting as well as the evidence base for its use...
  85. doi request reprint History of total ankle replacement
    Nikolaos Gougoulias
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Frimley Park Hospital, Portsmouth Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 7UJ, UK
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 30:1-20. 2013
    ..High-demand, younger patients, but also obese ones, are potential candidates for a total ankle replacement. This article provides a review of the history of total ankle replacement...
  86. doi request reprint Open tibial fractures in the paediatric population: a systematic review of the literature
    Nikolaos Gougoulias
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End Hospital, London, UK
    Br Med Bull 91:75-85. 2009
    ..No clear guidelines regarding the management of open tibial fractures in children exist...
  87. doi request reprint The role of the sports and exercise medicine physician in the National Health Service: a questionnaire-based survey
    P O'Halloran
    Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End Hospital, London, UK
    Br J Sports Med 43:1143-8. 2009
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Isolated avulsion fracture of the coronoid process requiring open reduction in a paediatric patient: a case report
    A Gadgil
    North Staffordshire Hospital, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Acta Orthop Belg 68:396-8. 2002
    ..If the fragment is seen to be significantly displaced it may have resulted from avulsion by important structures such as the medial collateral ligament and open reduction is required to stabilise the elbow...
  89. ncbi request reprint Chitosan microchannel scaffolds for tendon tissue engineering characterized using optical coherence tomography
    P O Bagnaninchi
    Institute of Science and Technology in Medicine, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom
    Tissue Eng 13:323-31. 2007
    ....
  90. pmc Population based epidemiology of ankle sprains attending accident and emergency units in the West Midlands of England, and a survey of UK practice for severe ankle sprains
    S A Bridgman
    School of Medicine, Keele University, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:508-10. 2003
    ..To estimate the incidence of ankle sprains and severe ankle sprains attending accident and emergency (A&E) units; to describe current practice for severe ankle sprains in A&E units in the United Kingdom...
  91. ncbi request reprint Tendinopathy of tendo achillis
    Nicola Maffulli
    Keele University, Stoke on Trent, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:1-8. 2002
  92. ncbi request reprint Anatomic repair for chronic lateral ankle instability
    Adam Ajis
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB Staffs, United Kingdom
    Foot Ankle Clin 11:539-45. 2006
    ..For this group of patients, we advocate direct anatomic surgical repair with the Brostrom procedure with or without its modifications...
  93. ncbi request reprint Recurrent subluxation of the peroneal tendons
    Nicholas A Ferran
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Sports Med 36:839-46. 2006
    ..Randomised controlled trials may be the way forward in determining the best surgical management method. However, the relative rarity of the condition and the large number of techniques described make such study difficult...
  94. doi request reprint Tendon repair through stem cell intervention: cellular and molecular approaches
    Richard Bullough
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University Medical School, Keele, Stoke on Trent
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1746-51. 2008
    ....
  95. pmc A study of the mechanical stability of scoliosis constructs using variable numbers of sublaminar wires
    A Gadgil
    Hartshill Spinal Surgical Unit and Bionic Laboratory, North Staffordshire NHS Trust, Stoke on Trent, UK
    Eur Spine J 11:321-6. 2002
    ..This practice would minimise the risk of dural tears and cord damage during wire passage and reduce surgical time, not to mention the economic benefits...
  96. ncbi request reprint Biomechanics and pathophysiology of overuse tendon injuries: ideas on insertional tendinopathy
    Constantinos N Maganaris
    Institute for Biophysical and Clinical Research into Human Movement, Manchester Metropolitan University, Alsager, UK
    Sports Med 34:1005-17. 2004
    ..Additional work is needed to prove whether such principles should be incorporated in current rehabilitation techniques...
  97. ncbi request reprint Long-term ultrasonographic features of the Achilles tendon after rupture
    Robert R Bleakney
    Department of Radiology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Scotland
    Clin J Sport Med 12:273-8. 2002
    ..To assess the long-term ultrasonographic appearance of rupture of the Achilles tendon...
  98. ncbi request reprint Overuse injuries of the extensor mechanism in athletes
    Alfredo Schiavone Panni
    Istituto Specialistico Ortopedico, Centro di Traumatologia dello Sport, via Guido d Arezzo 6A, 00198 Rome, Italy
    Clin Sports Med 21:483-98, ix. 2002
    ..This article reviews the functional anatomy, pathophysiology, and overall management of overuse injuries of the extensor mechanism in athletes...
  99. ncbi request reprint Achilles tendon disorders: etiology and epidemiology
    Tero A H Järvinen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Foot Ankle Clin 10:255-66. 2005
    ..Although histopathologic studies have shown that ruptured Achilles tendons have clear degenerative changes before the rupture, many Achilles tendon ruptures take place suddenly without any preceding signs or symptoms...
  100. ncbi request reprint Quantitative review of operative and nonoperative management of achilles tendon ruptures
    Jason Wong
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Aberdeen Medical School, Aberdeen, Scotland
    Am J Sports Med 30:565-75. 2002
    ..There is no consensus on the best method for management of acute Achilles tendon ruptures. Individual preferences, drawn from experience and study, determine whether treatment is operative or nonoperative...
  101. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps tendon-patellar bone autograft for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a technical note
    Francesco Franceschi
    Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Campus Biomedico University, Rome, Italy
    Bull NYU Hosp Jt Dis 66:120-23. 2008
    ..The advantages of this technique are related to the increase in stiffness of the graft, the achievement of a more anatomic fixation, and a reduction in synovial fluid leakage...