Ulfin Rethnam

Summary

Publications

  1. pmc Hip fracture fixation in a patient with below-knee amputation presents a surgical dilemma: a case report
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Med Case Rep 2:296. 2008
  2. pmc Bilateral spontaneous non-traumatic rupture of the Achilles tendon: a case report
    Zubair Khanzada
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, Rhyl, UK
    J Med Case Rep 5:263. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Post seizure anterior dislocation of shoulder--beware of recurrence
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, United Kingdom
    Seizure 15:348-9. 2006
  4. pmc Biomechanical characteristics of three staples commonly used in foot surgery
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:5. 2009
  5. pmc Impact of associated injuries in the floating knee: a retrospective study
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:7. 2009
  6. pmc Skateboards: are they really perilous? a retrospective study from a district hospital
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    BMC Res Notes 1:59. 2008
  7. pmc Does applying the Canadian Cervical Spine rule reduce cervical spine radiography rates in alert patients with blunt trauma to the neck? A retrospective analysis
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    BMC Med Imaging 8:12. 2008
  8. pmc Complex proximal femoral fractures in the elderly managed by reconstruction nailing - complications & outcomes: a retrospective analysis
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 1:7. 2007
  9. pmc The floating knee: epidemiology, prognostic indicators & outcome following surgical management
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 1:2. 2007
  10. pmc Specialisation of spinal services: consequences for cervical trauma management in the district hospital
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 1:6. 2007

Collaborators

  • Zubair Khanzada
  • Ahmed Mirza
  • David Widdowson

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Hip fracture fixation in a patient with below-knee amputation presents a surgical dilemma: a case report
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Med Case Rep 2:296. 2008
    ..The absence of the foot and part of the leg in these patients makes positioning on the fracture table difficult. We highlight this difficult problem and suggest techniques to overcome it...
  2. pmc Bilateral spontaneous non-traumatic rupture of the Achilles tendon: a case report
    Zubair Khanzada
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, Rhyl, UK
    J Med Case Rep 5:263. 2011
    ..We present an interesting case of spontaneous non-traumatic bilateral rupture of the Achilles tendons, which is a rare condition. Delayed or missed diagnosis of Achilles tendon ruptures by primary treating physicians is relatively common...
  3. ncbi request reprint Post seizure anterior dislocation of shoulder--beware of recurrence
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, United Kingdom
    Seizure 15:348-9. 2006
    ..Although these are treated similar to usual anterior dislocations of the shoulder they need regular follow up to detect any recurrent shoulder instability for which the treatment will involve skeletal reconstruction. We report a case...
  4. pmc Biomechanical characteristics of three staples commonly used in foot surgery
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Foot Ankle Res 2:5. 2009
    ..A variety of memory staples are available but their properties compared to standard staples are not known. We carried out a study comparing two popular types of memory staples and a standard stainless steel staple...
  5. pmc Impact of associated injuries in the floating knee: a retrospective study
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:7. 2009
    ..Do these injuries have implications on the management of the floating knee and the final outcome of patients? Our study aims to assess the implications of associated injuries in the management and final outcome of floating knee...
  6. pmc Skateboards: are they really perilous? a retrospective study from a district hospital
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    BMC Res Notes 1:59. 2008
    ..Skateboarding has been a popular sport among teenagers even with its attendant associated risks. The literature is packed with articles regarding the perils of skateboards. Is the skateboard as dangerous as has been portrayed?..
  7. pmc Does applying the Canadian Cervical Spine rule reduce cervical spine radiography rates in alert patients with blunt trauma to the neck? A retrospective analysis
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    BMC Med Imaging 8:12. 2008
    ..Our aim was to see whether applying the Canadian Cervical Spine rule reduced the need for cervical spine radiography without missing significant cervical spine injuries...
  8. pmc Complex proximal femoral fractures in the elderly managed by reconstruction nailing - complications & outcomes: a retrospective analysis
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 1:7. 2007
    ..This study aims to evaluate use of the Russell-Taylor reconstruction nail (RTRN) in this group with regard to mortality risk, complication rates and final outcome...
  9. pmc The floating knee: epidemiology, prognostic indicators & outcome following surgical management
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 1:2. 2007
    ..Floating Knee injuries are complex injuries. The type of fractures, soft tissue and associated injuries make this a challenging problem to manage. We present the outcome of these injuries after surgical management...
  10. pmc Specialisation of spinal services: consequences for cervical trauma management in the district hospital
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    J Trauma Manag Outcomes 1:6. 2007
    ..We aim to assess the capability of a district general hospital in providing the halo vest device and the expertise available in applying the device for unstable cervical spine injuries prior to transfer to a referral centre...
  11. pmc The Swimmer's view: does it really show what it is supposed to show? A retrospective study
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, UK
    BMC Med Imaging 8:2. 2008
    ..How good is the Swimmer's view in visualisation of the cervical spine after an inadequate lateral cervical spine radiograph?..
  12. pmc Anaphylactic reaction associated with Ranitidine in a patient with acute pancreatitis: a case report
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, UK
    J Med Case Rep 1:75. 2007
    ..This case report illustrates a severe anaphylactic reaction after a single intravenous dose of 50 mgs of ranitidine and highlights this unusual but life threatening adverse reaction...
  13. pmc Isolated radial head dislocation, a rare and easily missed injury in the presence of major distracting injuries: a case report
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, UK
    J Med Case Rep 1:38. 2007
    ..We present a rare case of isolated anterolateral radial head dislocation in a polytrauma patient...
  14. pmc Non union of scaphoid fracture in a cricketer - possibility of a stress fracture: a case report
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, UK
    J Med Case Rep 1:37. 2007
    ..This can cause chronic wrist pain and can reduce the career span of a sportsperson. We report a case of non union of a scaphoid fracture in a cricketer possibly secondary to a stress fracture...
  15. pmc Are old running shoes detrimental to your feet? A pedobarographic study
    Ulfin Rethnam
    Department of Orthopaedics, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Rhyl, UK
    BMC Res Notes 4:307. 2011
    ..The recommended time for changing running shoes is every 500 miles. The aim of our study was to assess and compare plantar peak pressures and pressure time integrals in new and old running shoes...