Arul Ramasamy

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of local steroid injections in an operational field hospital setting
    A Ramasamy
    BMH Shaibah, Op TELIC 8, Iraq, BFPO 645
    J R Army Med Corps 152:221-4. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Posterior fracture dislocation of the hip from a Warrior turret injury
    A Ramasamy
    BMH Shaibah, Iraq, Op TELIC 8, BFPO 645
    J R Army Med Corps 152:236-8. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Skill sets and competencies for the modern military surgeon: lessons from UK military operations in Southern Afghanistan
    Arul Ramasamy
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, West Wing, Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B5 1SQ, United Kingdom
    Injury 41:453-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A review of casualties during the Iraqi insurgency 2006--a British field hospital experience
    Arul Ramasamy
    Department of Surgery, British Military Field Hospital Shaibah, Operation Telic, BFPO 645, Iraq
    Injury 40:493-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Injuries from roadside improvised explosive devices
    Arul Ramasamy
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, ICT Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 65:910-4. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Learning the lessons from conflict: pre-hospital cervical spine stabilisation following ballistic neck trauma
    Arul Ramasamy
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, UK
    Injury 40:1342-5. 2009
  7. pmc Penetrating missile injuries during the Iraqi insurgency
    A Ramasamy
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:551-8. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of improvised bullet markers with 3D CT reconstruction in the evaluation of penetrating trauma
    A Ramasamy
    Department of Surgery, Role 2 Enhanced Medical Treatment Facility, Camp Bastion Op HERRICK BFPO 792
    J R Army Med Corps 154:239-41. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Complications of extremity vascular injuries in conflict
    Kate V Brown
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal College of Defence Medicine, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 66:S145-9. 2009
  10. pmc Military general surgical training opportunities on operations in Afghanistan
    Adam J Brooks
    Department of Surgery, Role 2 Enhanced Medical Treatment Facility, UK Medical Group, Camp Bastion, Operation HERRICK, Afghanistan
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:417-9. 2009

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of local steroid injections in an operational field hospital setting
    A Ramasamy
    BMH Shaibah, Op TELIC 8, Iraq, BFPO 645
    J R Army Med Corps 152:221-4. 2006
    ..To assess the safety and effectiveness of administering local steroid injections in an operational field hospital environment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Posterior fracture dislocation of the hip from a Warrior turret injury
    A Ramasamy
    BMH Shaibah, Iraq, Op TELIC 8, BFPO 645
    J R Army Med Corps 152:236-8. 2006
    ..This case report illustrates an unusual mechanism of injury resulting in a posterior fracture-dislocation and reviews the literature pertaining to the presentation, treatment and prognosis of this condition...
  3. doi request reprint Skill sets and competencies for the modern military surgeon: lessons from UK military operations in Southern Afghanistan
    Arul Ramasamy
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, West Wing, Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B5 1SQ, United Kingdom
    Injury 41:453-9. 2010
    ..There have been no large published series of surgical workload on Operation HERRICK. The aim of this study is to evaluate this information in order to determine the appropriate skill set for the modern military surgical team...
  4. doi request reprint A review of casualties during the Iraqi insurgency 2006--a British field hospital experience
    Arul Ramasamy
    Department of Surgery, British Military Field Hospital Shaibah, Operation Telic, BFPO 645, Iraq
    Injury 40:493-7. 2009
    ..As this conflict has evolved from asymmetric warfare, the mechanism and spectrum of injury sustained through hostile action (HA) was investigated...
  5. doi request reprint Injuries from roadside improvised explosive devices
    Arul Ramasamy
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, ICT Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 65:910-4. 2008
    ..The improvised explosive device (IED) has been widely used by the insurgents and is the leading cause of death and injury among Coalition troops in the region...
  6. doi request reprint Learning the lessons from conflict: pre-hospital cervical spine stabilisation following ballistic neck trauma
    Arul Ramasamy
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, UK
    Injury 40:1342-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain the incidence of cervical spine injury following penetrating ballistic neck trauma in order to evaluate the need for pre-hospital cervical immobilisation in these casualties...
  7. pmc Penetrating missile injuries during the Iraqi insurgency
    A Ramasamy
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:551-8. 2009
    ..This study investigates the pattern of wounding and types of injuries seen in casualties of hostile action presenting to a British military field hospital during the present conflict...
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of improvised bullet markers with 3D CT reconstruction in the evaluation of penetrating trauma
    A Ramasamy
    Department of Surgery, Role 2 Enhanced Medical Treatment Facility, Camp Bastion Op HERRICK BFPO 792
    J R Army Med Corps 154:239-41. 2008
    ..We believe that the use of bullet markers in penetrating trauma casualties undergoing CT is valuable in the surgical decision making process and allows planning of surgical approaches...
  9. doi request reprint Complications of extremity vascular injuries in conflict
    Kate V Brown
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal College of Defence Medicine, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 66:S145-9. 2009
    ..The extremities remain the most common sites of wounding in conflict, are associated with a significant incidence of vascular trauma, and have a high complication rate (infection, secondary amputation, and graft thrombosis)...
  10. pmc Military general surgical training opportunities on operations in Afghanistan
    Adam J Brooks
    Department of Surgery, Role 2 Enhanced Medical Treatment Facility, UK Medical Group, Camp Bastion, Operation HERRICK, Afghanistan
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:417-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether operative workload in the sole British surgical unit in Helmand Province, Afghanistan (Operation HERRICK) would provide a training opportunity for military general surgical trainees...
  11. doi request reprint The modern "deck-slap" injury--calcaneal blast fractures from vehicle explosions
    Arul 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...
  12. doi request reprint Predicting the need for early amputation in ballistic mangled extremity injuries
    Kate V Brown
    Academic Department of Military Surgery and Trauma, Royal College of Defence Medicine, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 66:S93-7; discussion S97-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the validity of the mangled extremity severity score (MESS), the only verified score, in a population of UK military patients with ballistic mangled extremity injuries...
  13. ncbi request reprint The use of a dermal regeneration template following excision of a giant melanocytic nevus in a potential Army recruit
    Arul Ramasamy
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4LP, UK
    Mil Med 173:105-6. 2008
    ..This case illustrates the utility of a dermal regeneration template in the military patient, where both strong biomechanical properties as well as skin coverage are required to help meet the demands of military training...