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The following details the research output from Paediatric Orthopaedic team at St George’s.

  1. Holme TJ, Crate G, Trompeter AJ, Monsell FP, Bridgens A, Gelfer Y. Preoperative vascular assessment of patients with a supracondylar humeral fracture and a perfused, pulseless limb. Bone Joint J. 2023 Mar 1;105-B(3):231-238. https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.105B3.BJJ-2022-0699.R2
  2. Khan H, Monsell FP, Duffy S, Trompeter AJ, Bridgens A, Gelfer Y.Paediatric tibial shaft fractures: an instructional review for the FRCS exam. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-023-03484-3
  3. Tumelty E, Bridgens A, Kokkinakis M, Fairhurst C, Gelfer Y. An Assessment of the Allied Health Professional Support Available for Children With Cerebral Palsy Across The United Kingdom: A Cross-Sectional Survey. J Surg (2022) 7: 1678. https://doi.org/10.29011/25759760.001678
  4. Harris J, Gelfer Y, Cashman J, Eyre-Brook A, Kothari A. Current Management of Idiopathic Toe-Walking Gait in Children and Young People in the UK: A Cross-Sectional Survey to Reflect Physiotherapists’ and Surgeons’ Perspective. J Surg (2022)7: 1688. https://doi.org/10.29011/2575-9760.001688
  5. Khan H, Monsell F, Duffy S, Trompeter A, Bridgens A, Paediatric distal radius fractures: an instructional review for the FRCS examination. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol(2022).  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-022-03409-6
  6. Pinto D, Leo DG, Aroojis A.Eastwood DM, Gelfer Y. The Impact of Living with Clubfoot on Children and Their Families: Perspectives from Two Cultural Environments. JOIO (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s43465-022-00748-8
  7. Gelfer Y, Davis N, Blanco J, Trees A, Buckingham R, Mavrotas J, Tennant S, Theologis T. Attaining a British consensus on managing idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV) up to walking age.  Bone Jt Journal 2022. https://doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.104B6.BJJ-2021-1687.R1
  8. Gelfer Y, Leo DG, Russell A, Bridgens A, Perry DC, Eastwood DM. The outcomes of idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus. A Core Outcome Set for research and treatment . Bone Jt Open. 2022; 3-1.  https://doi.org/10.1302/2633-1462.31.BJO-2021-0192.R1
  9. Leo D. G, Green G, Eastwood D. M., Bridgens A, Gelfer Y. Development of a core outcome set for the orthopaedic management of spinal dysraphism. A study protocol. Bone Jt Open. 2022; 3-1. https://doi.org/10.1302/2633-1462.31.BJO-2021-0157.R1
  10. GelferY, Blanco J, Trees A, et al. Attaining a British consensus statement on managing idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV) through a Delphi process: a study protocol. BMJOpen 2021 ;11:         https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-049212
  11. Barkham B, McNally T, Russell A, Bridgens A, Gelfer Y. Percutaneous Achilles tenotomy under local anaesthetic in the clubfoot clinic was safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, for both children and parents.International Orthopaedics https://doi.org/10.1007/s00264-021-05119-w
  12. Gelfer Y, Blanco J, Trees A, Davis N, Buckingham R, Peek AC, Wright E, Rajan R, Atherton WG, Watson D, Easton V, Garg N, Mavrotas J, Tennant S, Theologis T. Attaining a British consensus statement on managing idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV) through a Delphi process: a study protocol. BMJ Open. 2021 Sep 2;11(9):e049212. DOI:1136/bmjopen-2021-049212.
  13. Murphy, D., Raza, M., Monsell, F, Gelfer Y.Modern management of paediatric tibial shaft fractures: an evidence-based update. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2021;31901–909. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-021-02988-0
  14. Duffy S, Flannery O, Gelfer, Y, Monsell FP.Overview of the contemporary management of supracondylar humeral fractures in children. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-021-02932-2
  15. Khan H, Green G, Arnander M, Umarji S, Gelfer Y. What are the risk factors and presenting features of premature physeal arrest of the distal radius? A systematic review. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-021-02952-y
  16. Duffy S, Gelfer Y, Trompeter A, Clarke A, Monsell FP. The clinical features, management options and complications of paediatric femoral fractures. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2021 https://org/10.1007/s00590-021-02933-1
  17. 17.  Murphy D, Raza M, Khan H, Eastwood DM, Gelfer Y. What is the optimal treatment for equinus deformity in walking-age children with clubfoot? A systematic review. EFORT Open Rev 2021;6:354-363. https://doi.org/10.1302/2058-5241.6.200110
  1. Flatman M, Barkham BH, Ben David E, Yeo A, Norman J, Gelfer Y. Day-case open reduction for developmental dysplasia of the hip.Bone Jt Open. 2021;2(4):271-277. https://doi.org/10.1302/2633-1462.24.BJO-2020-0199.R2
  2. Leo DG, Russell A, Bridgens A, Perry DC, Eastwood DM, Gelfer Y. Development of a core outcome set for idiopathic clubfoot management.Bone Jt Open. 2021;2(4):255-260. https://doi.org/10.1302/2633-1462.24.BJO-2020-0202.R1
  3. Raza M, Murphy D, Gelfer Y. The effect of three-dimensional (3D) printing on quantitative and qualitative outcomes in paediatric orthopaedic osteotomies: a systematic review.EFORT Open Rev. 2021;6(2):130-138. https://doi.org/10.1302/2058-5241.6.200092
  4. Puri AMC, Hughes KP, Stenson KM, Gelfer Y, Holt PJE, Patterson BO. Variations in arterial pedal circulation in idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus: a systematic review. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2021;30(1):59-65. https://doi.org/10.1097/BPB.0000000000000724
  5. Green G, Eastwood DM, Hashemi-Nejad A, Calder P, Tennent S, Khan T, Wright J, Yeo A, Mohan N, Gelfer Y. COVID-19 and resuming elective paediatric orthopaedics in a London major trauma centre and a tertiary referral centre; Post pandemic re-prioritisation and resource allocation. The Transient Journal, BOA, October 2020.
  6. Gelfer Y, Hughes KP, Fontalis A, Wientroub S, Eastwood DM. A systematic review of reported outcomes following Ponseti correction of idiopathic club foot.Bone Jt Open. 2020;1(8):457-464. https://doi.org/10.1302/2633-1462.18.BJO-2020-0109.R1
  7. Holme TJ, Karbowiak M, Arnander M, Gelfer, Y. Paediatric olecranon fractures: a systematic review. EFORT open Rev. 2020; 5(5), 280-288. https://doi.org/1302/2058-5241.5.190082
  8. Fontalis A, Nguyen MP, Williamson M, Gabbott B, Yeo A. Validity of the Best Practice Tariff in paediatric major trauma: A retrospective cohort study from a level 1 children’s major trauma centre. Injury. 2020 Aug;51(8):1777-1783. https://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.injury.2020.06.015
  9. Hughes K., Gelfer, Y, Cokljat M, Wientroub S, Hemo Y, Dunkley M., Eastwood DM. Does idiopathic congenital talipes equinovarus have an impact on attainment of developmental milestones? A multicentre international study. J Child Ortho 2019;13(4), 353-360. Doi:1302/1863-2548.13.190060
  10. Gelfer Y, Wientroub S, Hughes K., Fontalis A, Eastwood DM. Congenital talipes equinovarus A systematic review of relapse as a primary outcome of the Ponseti method. Bone Joint J 2019;101B(6), 639-645. doi:1302/0301-620X.101B6.BJJ-2018-1421.R1
  11. Little Z, Yeo A, Gelfer Y. Poor Evertor Muscle Activity Is a Predictor of Recurrence in Idiopathic Clubfoot Treated by the Ponseti Method: A Prospective Longitudinal Study With a 5-Year Follow-up. J Paed Ortho 2019;39(6), E467-doi:1097/BPO.0000000000001357
  12. Fontalis A, Hughes K, Nguyen MP, Williamson M, Yeo A, Lui D, Gelfer, Y. (2019). The challenge of differentiating vaso-occlusive crises from osteomyelitis in children with sickle cell disease and bone pain: A 15-year retrospective review. J Child Ortho 2019;13(1),33-39. doi:1302/18632548.13.180094
  13. Hughes K, Kimpton J, Wei R, Williamson M, Yeo A, Arnander M, Gelfer Y. Clavicle fracture nonunion in the paediatric population: a systematic review of the literature. J Child Ortho 2018;12(1), 2-8. doi:1302/1863-2548.12.170155
  14. Peake CM, Hughes K, Yeo A. A child with a painless, deformed wrist. BMJ. 2018 Feb 14;360:k246. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k246. PMID: 29444886
  15. Chougule S, Dabis J, Petrie A, Daly K, Gelfer, Y. Is head-shaft angle a valuable continuous risk factor for hip migration in cerebral palsy? J Child Orthop 2016;10(6), 651-656. doi:1007/s11832-016-07740
  16. Khoriati A, Jones C, Gelfer, Y, Trompeter, A. The management of paediatric diaphyseal femoral fractures: a modern approach. Strategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction 2016;11(2), 87-97.doi:1007/s11751-016-0258-2
  17. Dabis J, Daly K, Gelfer Y. Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus in Children- Review of Management and Controversies. Orthopedic & Muscular System 2016; 5(1). DOI:4172/2161-0533.1000206