J Dias

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospitals of Leicester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome and work
    J J Dias
    Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, London Road Derby, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 29:329-33. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Dupuytren's contracture: an audit of the outcomes of surgery
    J J Dias
    Institution British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Lincoln s Inn Field, London, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 31:514-21. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Where does surgery for the injured hand figure in the health providers view: an international perspective
    Joseph J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, The Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    Injury 37:1061-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the improvement of hand injury care across the world
    Joseph J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, The Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    Injury 37:1078-82. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Should acute scaphoid fractures be fixed? A randomized controlled trial
    J J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2160-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The natural history of untreated dorsal wrist ganglia and patient reported outcome 6 years after intervention
    J J Dias
    Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:502-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Which questionnaire is best? The reliability, validity and ease of use of the Patient Evaluation Measure, the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand and the Michigan Hand Outcome Measure
    J J Dias
    University Hospitals of Leicester, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:9-17. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel decompression. Is lengthening of the flexor retinaculum better than simple division?
    J J Dias
    University Hospitals of Leicester, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 29:271-6. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Clinical and radiological outcome of cast immobilisation versus surgical treatment of acute scaphoid fractures at a mean follow-up of 93 months
    J J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:899-905. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Palmar wrist ganglion: does intervention improve outcome? A prospective study of the natural history and patient-reported treatment outcomes
    J Dias
    Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 28:172-6. 2003

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome and work
    J J Dias
    Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, London Road Derby, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 29:329-33. 2004
    ..Working women may struggle to accommodate their symptoms compared to women who are not in employment causing more to seek help...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dupuytren's contracture: an audit of the outcomes of surgery
    J J Dias
    Institution British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Lincoln s Inn Field, London, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 31:514-21. 2006
    ..Recurrence was more common in patients with greater initial deformity. Recurrence was less common if good correction was achieved at surgery. The relevance and limitations of this data are discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Where does surgery for the injured hand figure in the health providers view: an international perspective
    Joseph J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, The Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    Injury 37:1061-5. 2006
    ..This paper looks at the provision, manpower and education globally and discusses the reasons for the lack of support for surgery, including that of the injured hand, and explores the possible areas for improvement...
  4. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for the improvement of hand injury care across the world
    Joseph J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, The Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    Injury 37:1078-82. 2006
    ..The paper explores what needs to be done, the time frame for improvement and how this may be achieved. The strategy developed needs to remain sensitive to the local needs and capacity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Should acute scaphoid fractures be fixed? A randomized controlled trial
    J J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2160-8. 2005
    ..These were investigated in eighty-eight patients who were of working age with clearly defined minimally displaced or undisplaced bicortical fractures of the waist of the scaphoid...
  6. ncbi request reprint The natural history of untreated dorsal wrist ganglia and patient reported outcome 6 years after intervention
    J J Dias
    Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:502-8. 2007
    ..Eight out of 103 patients had complications following surgery. In this study, neither excision nor aspiration provided significant long-term benefit over no treatment...
  7. doi request reprint Which questionnaire is best? The reliability, validity and ease of use of the Patient Evaluation Measure, the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand and the Michigan Hand Outcome Measure
    J J Dias
    University Hospitals of Leicester, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:9-17. 2008
    ..All three are reliable and reproducible patient completed questionnaires, but the PEM is the easiest to use. The validity of all is suspected for nerve disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel decompression. Is lengthening of the flexor retinaculum better than simple division?
    J J Dias
    University Hospitals of Leicester, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 29:271-6. 2004
    ..Moderate or severe pillar and scar pain is common, occurring in 13 of 52 hands after surgery, but only in four by the 12th week and two by the 25th week...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical and radiological outcome of cast immobilisation versus surgical treatment of acute scaphoid fractures at a mean follow-up of 93 months
    J J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:899-905. 2008
    ..No medium-term difference in function or radiological outcome was identified between the two treatment groups...
  10. ncbi request reprint Palmar wrist ganglion: does intervention improve outcome? A prospective study of the natural history and patient-reported treatment outcomes
    J Dias
    Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 28:172-6. 2003
    ..One in four wrists remained weak regardless of treatment or disappearance of the ganglion...
  11. doi request reprint The working space of the hand in rheumatoid arthritis: its impact on disability
    J J Dias
    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Groby Road, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 34:465-70. 2009
    ..05). The concept of the working space of the hand may aid the assessment of the rheumatoid hand and help surgical decision-making...
  12. doi request reprint Ten questions on Kienbock's disease of the lunate
    Joseph J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:538-43. 2010
    ..A century after Kienböck's description of this disorder a number cannot yet be answered adequately. This paper explores areas of uncertainty...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hand injury costs
    Joseph J Dias
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, The Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    Injury 37:1071-7. 2006
    ..This review discusses the direct and indirect costs of hand injury, the ability of countries to pay these costs and suggests some ways of minimising these costs...
  14. doi request reprint Does a 'firebreak' full-thickness skin graft prevent recurrence after surgery for Dupuytren's contracture?: a prospective, randomised trial
    A S Ullah
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:374-8. 2009
    ..The recurrence rate was 12.2%. We did not identify any improvement in correction or recurrence of contracture after firebreak dermofasciectomy up to three years after surgery...
  15. doi request reprint A new musculoskeletal curriculum: has it made a difference?
    S C Williams
    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, England
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 92:7-11. 2010
    ..Performance was improved by providing more focused musculoskeletal training using available resources, as well as increasing the length of the programme...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term outcome after carpal tunnel decompression - a prospective randomised study of the Indiana Tome and a standard limited palmar incision
    T R Cresswell
    Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, London Road, Derby DE1 2QP, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:332-6. 2008
    ..There was both a higher rate of immediate complications, and more recurrences and persisting symptoms at 7 years in the Indiana Tome group...
  17. ncbi request reprint Carpometacarpal dislocation of the thumb associated with fracture of the trapezium
    B S Mody
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 18:197-9. 1993
    ..A case is described treated by open reduction of the trapezial fracture and reconstruction of the first intermetacarpal ligament using a slip of abductor pollicis longus tendon...
  18. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of three generic outcome measures for hand disorders
    R Sharma
    Leicester Hand Surgery Service, Leicester Group of Hospitals, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 25:593-600. 2000
    ..The PEM is suitable for use in an outpatient clinic and as a postal questionnaire. The HOSS may be used for research or audit especially when the injury has been measured using the Hand Injury Severity Score...
  19. ncbi request reprint The incidence of simultaneous fractures of the scaphoid and radial head
    C J Wildin
    Department of Orthopaedics, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 26:25-7. 2001
    ..In a 2-year period 181 scaphoid fractures were seen at our institution, of which 11 (6%) had a simultaneous fracture of the radial head. In four of these cases the scaphoid fracture was diagnosed late...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clavicular fracture non-union surgical outcome and complications
    J Der Tavitian
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leicester General Hospital, Gowendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
    Injury 33:135-43. 2002
    ..Furthermore, the study clearly demonstrates both the difficulties treating this fracture surgically and a procedure to be avoided (acromio-clavicular bridging), which, again has not been previously addressed...
  21. pmc How accurately does a simulation glove reflect function compared to rheumatoid arthritis sufferers?
    T C Hall
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:605-9. 2010
    ..This study assessed the ability of gloves to simulate rheumatoid arthritis of the hand...
  22. ncbi request reprint Providing care for hand disorders a re-appraisal of need
    F D Burke
    Pulvertaft Hand Center, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, London Road, Derby DE1 2QY, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 29:575-9. 2004
    ..This audit indicates that in 2000-2001 one whole time equivalent hand surgeon can service a population of 125,000. The national requirement for a 56 million population would be 448 whole time equivalent hand surgeons...
  23. ncbi request reprint A review of hand surgery provision in England
    J L Hobby
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The North Hampshire Hospital NHS Trust, Basingstoke, UK
    J Hand Surg Br 31:230-5. 2006
    ..We conclude that there are insufficient hand surgeons in England and believe that the wide local variations in hand surgery rates are indicative of a significant unmet demand for hand surgery in the English population...
  24. pmc Randomised controlled trial of single, subacromial injection of methylprednisolone in patients with persistent, post-traumatic impingment of the shoulder
    J J McInerney
    Emergency Department, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:218-21. 2003
    ..To evaluate the impact on recovery, of single subacromial injection of methylprednisolone in patients with persistent, post-traumatic impingement of the shoulder...
  25. pmc Visual and computer software-aided estimates of Dupuytren's contractures: correlation with clinical goniometric measurements
    R P Smith
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 91:296-300. 2009
    ..This is performed in clinic with a goniometer, pre- and postoperatively. Monitoring the recurrence of the contracture can inform on surgical outcome, research and audit...
  26. ncbi request reprint Social deprivation and hand injury
    T C Horton
    Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, UK
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:256-61. 2007
    ..Hand surgery units working in areas of high socioeconomic deprivation will have higher trauma workloads and unit costs. Social deprivation may also influence physical outcomes...
  27. pmc Primary care referral protocol for wrist ganglia
    F D Burke
    Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Derby, UK
    Postgrad Med J 79:329-31. 2003
    ..The efficacy of available treatment options are discussed. Summary points are derived from the available knowledge with a referral protocol from primary care...
  28. pmc Trends in elective hand surgery referrals from primary care
    Clair Wildin
    Department of Hand Surgery, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:543-6. 2006
    ..Two prospective audits of activity in a hand unit were performed, in 1989-1990 and during 2000-2001, to identify trends in elective hand surgery referrals from primary care...
  29. pmc Carpal tunnel syndrome, the search for a cost-effective surgical intervention: a randomised controlled trial
    Paula K Lorgelly
    Health Economics Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:36-40. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the cost, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive surgery compared with conventional open surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Excision of the trapezium for osteoarthritis of the trapeziometacarpal joint: a study of the benefit of ligament reconstruction or tendon interposition
    Tim R C Davis
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen s Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    J Hand Surg Am 29:1069-77. 2004
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  31. ncbi request reprint Hand injuries in children: a prospective study
    Ramanan Vadivelu
    University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, England
    J Pediatr Orthop 26:29-35. 2006
    ..At discharge more than 80% of the patients felt that they were cured or significantly better. This paper highlights the changing pattern and the different varieties of hand injuries in different pediatric age groups...
  32. ncbi request reprint A review of common practice in Dupuytren surgery
    Iain T H Au-Yong
    Department of Radiology, Queens Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital, Tollerton, Nottingham, UK
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 9:178-87. 2005
    ..There was also diversity in what rates were quoted for complications, particularly recurrence (median 33%, range 0%-100%) and stiffness (median 10%, range 0%-100%)...