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The department has published papers on a variety of research topics, listed below:


CovidSurg Collaborative. Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study. Accepted for publication The Lancet 13.5.2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31182-X

Mortality and morbidity of stairlift injuries : analysis of the UK TARN Database. O O’Malley, O Ryan, G Wilson, M Islam, TO Smith, CB Hing. Injury 2020 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2020.04.004.

International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance. Diversity in Orthopaedic and Traumatology Surgery: a Global Perspective. EFORT Open Reviews Volume 5 2020. DOI: 10.1302/2058-5241.5.200022

JA Green, VPC Chye…CB Hing. Diversity: women in orthopaedic surgery – a perspective from the international orthopaedic diversity alliance. Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics 2020;8:1:44-51

CB Hing, G Pattison, R Gregory, F Monsell, J Clarke, L Hadfield-Law, D Eastwood. Diversity and Inclusion in trauma and orthopaedics at the dawn of a new decade. Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics 2020;8:1:52-54

ATV Nguyen, M Al-Shawk, S McNally, CB Hing. Should women do orthopaedics? A topic explored at the Future Women of Orthopaedics event at St George’s University of London. Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics 2020;8:1:20-21

ATV Nguyen, CB Hing, A Trompeter. Less than full time training: being a parent and an orthopaedic trainee. Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics 2020;8:1:35

ML Costa, J Achten …for the WHIST Collaborators. Effect of incisional negative pressure wound therapy vs standard wound dressing on deep surgical site infection after surgery for lower limb fractures associated with major trauma. The WHIST randomised clinical trial. JAMA 2020; 323(6):519-526. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0059


P Beak, M Williamson, B Gabbott, CB Hing. Four Years’ Experience as a Major Trauma Centre Results in No Improvement in Patient Selection for Whole-Body CT Scans following Blunt Trauma. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery &  Traumatology 2019. 10.1007/s00590-019-02592-3

HA Mohamed, LD Rose, TO Smith, CB Hing. A retrospective cohort study of five-year admission rates in alcohol intoxicated trauma patients in a level 1 trauma centre. Hong Kong J Orthop Res 2019;2(1):6-12.

TO Smith, A Choudhury, R Navratil, CB Hing. Psychometric properties of the Norwich Patellar Instability Score in people with recurrent patellar dislocation. Accepted for publication The Knee 2019.

C Demetriou, L Hu, TO Smith, CB Hing. The Hawthorne effect on surgical studies. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2019.  https://doi.org/10.1111/ans.15475

P Beak, S Moudhgalya, T Anderson, CB Hing. Painful locking screws with tibial nailing, an under-estimated complication. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2019 Jul 16. doi: 10.1007/s00590-019-02501-8.

SGF Abram, DJ Beard, CB Hing, AJ Price. Editorial. Evidence update: a summary of new evidence to inform treatment decisions for patients with meniscal lesions. The Knee 2019; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2019.04.017

SGF Abram, DJ Beard, AJ Price, BASK Meniscal Working Group. Arthroscopic meniscal surgery, a National Society treatment guideline and consensus statement. BJJ 2019;101B:652-659

O’Malley, AJ Trompeter, S Krishnanandan, M Vesely, P Holt, G Goh, N Papadakos, V Bhatia, CB Hing. How common are vascular injuries in open tibial fractures? A prospective longitudinal cohort study. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2019; doi: 10.1007/s00590-019-02416-4


A Choudhury, R Lambkin, E Auvinet, F Iranpour, D Tennent, CB Hing, J Cobb. P 004 – patellofemoral arthroplasty improves gait in isolated patellofemoral arthritis, a prospective cohort gait analysis study. Gait and Posture 2018. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaitpost.2018.06.150

SGF Abram, DJ Beard, AJ Price, for the BASK Meniscal Working Group. National consensus on the definition, investigation and classification of meniscal lesions of the knee. The Knee 2018; article in press

Sheridan G, Wisken E, Hing CB, Smith TO. A bibliometric analysis assessing temporal changes in publication and authorship characteristics in The Knee from 1996 to 2016. The Knee 2018; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2018.01.014

T Collier, M Roadley-Battinn, C Darlow, P Chant, CB Hing, TO Smith. Analysis of conference abstract-to-publication rate in UK orthopaedic research. BMJ Evidence Based Medicine 2018;23:7-11

M Williamson, F Vanacore, CB Hing. Pubic symphysis diastasis sustained from a waterslide injury. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma 2018. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcot.2018.01.002


ML Costa, JA Achten, J Griffin, S Petrou, I Pallister, SE Lamb, NR Parsons, FixDT Trial Investigators. Effect of locking plate fixation vs intramedullary nail fixation on 6 month disability among adults with displaced fractures of the distal tibia. JAMA 2017;318(18):1767-1776.

Z Little, TO Smith, SE McMahon, C Cooper, A Trompeter, M Pearse, S Britten, B Rodgers, H Sharma, CB Hing. The treatment pf segmental tibial fractures: does patient preference differ from surgeon choice? Injury 2017;48:10:2306-2310

A Kuttapitiya, L Assi, K Laing, CB Hing, P Mitchell, G Whitley, A Harrison, FA Howe, V Ejindu, C Heron, N Sofat. Microanalysis of bone marrow lesions in osteoarthritis demonstrates upregulation of genes implicated in osteochondral turnover, neurogenesis and inflammation. Annals of Rheumatic Diseases 2017;0:1-10. Doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-211396

A Kuttapitiya, A Harrison, L Assi, D Christidis, V Ejindu, C Heron, F Howe, CB Hing, P Mitchell, S Bridle, N Sofat. Whole transcriptomic analysis of bone marrow lesions in osteoarthritis demonstrates upregulation of genes implicated in osteochondral turnover, neurogenesis and inflammation. Annals of Rheumatic Diseases 5.6.17

M Sagedhi-Naini, MS Sabagh, AH Yamini, F Nakhjavani, B Sivashi, CB Hing. Investigating the therapeutic potential of a probiotic in a rat model for infection following fracture fixation. Asian Journal of Sports Medicine 2017;8:1: DOI: 10.5812/asjsm.40443

Correlation of Hallux Rigidus Grade With Motion, VAS Pain, Intraoperative Cartilage Loss, and Treatment Success for First MTP Joint Arthrodesis and Synthetic Cartilage Implant. Baumhauer JF, Singh D, Glazebrook M, Blundell CM, De Vries G, Le ILD, Nielsen D, Pedersen ME, Sakellariou A, Solan M, Wansbrough G, Younger ASE, Daniels TR; for and on behalf of the Cartiva MOTION Study Group. Foot Ankle Int. 2017 Nov;38(11):1175-1182. doi: 10.1177/1071100717735289. Epub 2017 Oct 9. PMID:28992721

Association Between Patient Factors and Outcome of Synthetic Cartilage Implant Hemiarthroplasty vs First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Arthrodesis in Advanced Hallux Rigidus. Goldberg A, Singh D, Glazebrook M, Blundell CM, De Vries G, Le ILD, Nielsen D, Pedersen ME, Sakellariou A, Solan M, Younger ASE, Daniels TR, Baumhauer JF; Cartiva MOTION Study Group Foot Ankle Int. 2017 Nov;38(11):1199-1206. doi: 10.1177/1071100717723334. Epub 2017 Aug 18. PMID: 28820949

‘Modern’ distal femoral locking plates allow safe, early weight bearing with a high rate of union and low rate of failure. Five year experience from a United Kingdom major trauma centre. Poole WEC, Wilson DGG, Guthrie HC et al. Bone Joint J Jul 2017, 99-B (7) 951-957; DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B7.BJJ-2016-0585.R1

Dabis, J., Colaço, H.B., Hingston, H., Arnander, M., Tennent, D. and Pearse, E.O., 2017. The influence of age and unreported symptoms on the Oxford Shoulder Score. Shoulder & Elbow, p.1758573217738137.

Baxter, J.A., Tyler, J., Bhamber, N., Arnander, M., Pearse, E. and Tennent, D., 2017. Arthroscopic Posterior Glenoid Fracture Fixation Using Knotless Suture Anchors. Arthroscopy Techniques.

Singh, B. and Tennent, D., 2017. The Tensing Technique for Proximal Biceps Tenodesis. Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery18(2), pp.53-56.

Moverley, R., Colaco, H.B., Rudran, B., Szarko, M., Arnander, M. and Tennent, D., 2017. Quantification of the articular view of the elbow afforded by standard portals using 30° arthroscopy. Shoulder & Elbow9(3), pp.205-211.

Advances in 3D Modeling: Preoperative Templating for Revision Wrist Surgery  Osagie, L.Shaunak, S.Murtaza, A.Cerovac, S.Umarji, S. Hand 2017;12 (5), pp. NP68-NP72


Griffin M, Roushdi I, Osagie L, Cerovac S, Umarji S. Patient reported outcomes following surgically managed perilunate dislocation outcomes after perilunate dislocation. Hand 2016;in press

Assi L, Kuttapitiya, A, Howe F, Heron C, Ejindu V, Harrison A, Hing C, Bridle S, Mitchell P, Sofat N. Painful knee osteoarthritis demonstrated features of pain sensitization that correlate with synovitis detected by magnetic resonance imaging. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 2016, S453

A Aframian, TO Smith, DT Tennent, JP Cobb, CB Hing. Origin and insertion of the medial patellofemoral ligament: a systematic review of anatomy. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 2016; https://doi.org/10.1007/s00167-016-4272-1

Smith TO, Aboelmagd T, Hing CB, Macgregor A. Does bariatric surgery prior to total hip or knee replacement reduce post-operative complications and improve clinical outcomes for obese patients? Systematic review and meta-analysis. BJJ 2016;98B:1160-6

Baumhauer JF, Singh D, Glazebrook M, Blundell C, De Vries G, Le IL, Nielsen D, Pedersen ME, Sakellariou A, Solan M, Wansbrough G, Younger AS, Daniels T; for and on behalf of the CARTIVA Motion Study Group. Foot Ankle Int. 2016 May;37(5):457-69. doi: 10.1177/1071100716635560. Epub 2016 Feb 27. PMID:26922669

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 2016,10:1-6

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

Dabis J, Daly K, Gelfer Y. Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus in Children- Review of management and controversies. Orthop Muscular Syst 2016, 5:1


Figueroa J, Guarachi JP, Matas J, Arnander M, Orrego M. Is CT an accurate and reliable method for measuring TKA component rotation? International Orthopaedics 2015;25:6

Colaco HB, Arnander M, Pearse EO, Tennent TD. Surgical approaches for shoulder arthroplasty. Orthopaedics and Trauma 2015;29:5:281-286

Tennent D, Pearse E. A percuntaneous knotless technique for SLAP repair. Athroscopy techniques 2015

Osagie L, Gallivan S, Pearse Y. Profunda femoris injury following lesser trochanter displacement: complications following intramedullary femoral nailing. Injury 2015;46:2:411-413

Tennent D, Bran R, Szarko M. Quantification of the articular view of the elbow afforded by standard arthroscopy portals. Arthroscopy 2015;31(6):e17-e18

Davies RA, Sedgwick P, Tennent D. Evidence for the need for a national undergraduate orthopaedic curriculum in the UK. Medical Science Educator 2015;25:243-247

Jacob N, Amin A, Giotakis N, Nayagam S, Trompeter AJ. Management of high energy tibial pilon. Strategies in Trauma & Limb Reconstruction 2015:10(3):137-147

Trompeter A. How I maximise opportunity and efficacy with Workplace Based Assessments.  Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics (BOA) 2015 3:4: 56

Osagie L, Gallivan S, Wickham N, Umarji S. Intraosseous ganglion cysts of the carpus: current practice. Hand 2015;10(4):598-601

Molloy S, Lai M, Pratt G et al. Optimizing the management of patients with spinal myeloma disease. British Journal of Haematology 2015;171:3:332-343

Harris M, Bishop T, Bernard J. Unstable elbow dislocations: the description and cadaveric feasibility study of a new surgical technique. SICOT-J 2015;1:23

Ratnappuli A, Collinson S, Gaspar-Garcia E, Bernard J, Macallan D. Pott’s disease in twenty-first century London: spinal tuberculosis as a continuing cause of morbidity and mortality. International journal of tuberculosis and lung disease 2015;19(9):1125

Harris M, Bishop T, Bernard J. Unstable elbow dislocations: the description and cadaveric feasibility study of a new surgical technique. SICOT-J 2015;1:23

Boughton OR, Bernard J, Szarko M. Odontoid process fractures: the role of the ligaments in maintaining stability. A biomechanical, cadaveric study. SICOT-J 2015;1:11

Hutt J, Craik J, Phadnis J, Cobb AG. Arthroscopy for mechanical symptoms in osteoarthritis: a cost effective procedure. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy 2015;23:12:3545-3549

Williams J, Hutt J, Rickman M. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Case reports in orthopaedics 2015

Hutt JR, Ortega-Briones A, Daurka JS, Bircher MD, Rickman MS. The ongoing relevance of acetabular fracture classification. Bone Joint J. 2015 Aug;97-B(8):1139-43.

McMahon SE, LeRoux JA, Smith TO, Hing CB. The management of the painful bipartite patella: a systematic review. Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy 2015

Sofat N, Hing CB. Pain sensitization in arthritis: cause or effect of chronic pain? International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 2015;10(3):143-147

McMahon SE, Little ZE, Smith TO, Trompeter A, Hing CB. The management of segmental tibial shaft fractures: a systematic review. Injury 2015;in press

McNamara IR, Smith TO, Shepherd KL, Clark AB, Nielsen DM, Donell S, Hing CB. Surgical fixation methods for tibial plateau fractures. The Cochrane Library 2015;9

Smith TO, Donell S, Song F, Hing CB. Surgical versus non-surgical interventions for treating patellar dislocation. The Cochrane Library 2015;2

Aframian A, Johnson D, Hing CB. BASK survey of The Knee readership 2015. The Knee 2015;22:5:443-445

Dunkley M, Gelfer Y, Jackson D, Parnell E, Armstrong J, Rafter C, Eastwood DM. Mid-term results of a physiotherapist-led Ponseti service for the management of non-idiopathic and idiopathic clubfoot. J Child Orthop 2015; 9:183–189


Brigstocke GHO, Mitchell PA, Rosson JW. Total hip arthroplasty with the MS-30 polished surface cemented stem: a single surgeon consecutive series study at 10 year follow-up. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 2014;24:1:63-66

Lazic S, Boughton O, Hing CB, Bernard J. Arthroscopic washout of the knee: a procedure in decline. The Knee 2014;21:2:631-63

Hutt JR, Hutt NJ, Bernard J. Trends in the surgical management of hip dysplasia. Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics 2014;23(3):231-6

Daurka JS, Pastides PS, Lewis A, Rickman M, Bircher MD. Acetabular fractures in patients aged >55 years: a systematic review of the literature. Bone and Joint Journal 2014;96B:2:157-163

Papadakos N, Pearce R, Bircher MD. Low energy fractures of the acetabulum. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 2014;96:4:297-301

Berber O, Foote J, Sabharwal S, Datta G, Bircher MD. The development and nature of femoral head cam lesions following acetabular fractures. Hip International 2014;24:2:194-199

H Duke, CB Hing, TO Smith. Is there an association between increased navicular drop and low back pain. ScienceJet 2014;3:46

M Racy, S Al-Nammari, CB Hing. A survey of trauma database utilisation in England. Injury, 2014;45:3:624-628

Porter KJ, Robati S, Amin A et al. An anatomical and cadaveric study examining the risk of sural nerve injury in percutaneous Achilles tendon repair using the Achillon device. Foot and Ankle Surgery 2014;20:2:90-93

Al-Nammari SS, Dawson-Bowling S, Amin A, Nielsen D. Fragility fractures of the ankle in the frail elderly patient: treatment with a long calcaneotalotibial nail. Bone Joint J. 2014 Jun;96-B(6):817-22.

Porter KJ, Robati S, Karia P, Portet M, Szarko M, Amin A. An anatomical and cadaveric study examining the risk of sural nerve injury in percutaneous Achilles tendon repair using the Achillon device. Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Jun;20(2):90-3.

Tennent D, Cocina C Pearse E. Arthroscopic posterior stabilization of the shoulder using apercutaneous knotless mattress suture technique. Arthroscopy Techniques Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014, Pages e161-e164

Rickman M, Young J, Trompeter A et al. Managing acetabular fractures in the elderly with fixation and primary arthroplasty: aiming for early weight bearing. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2014;1-8

Griffin M, Dick A, Umarji S. Outcomes after Trifocal Femoral Fracture. Case reports in Surgery 2014:528061

Trompeter A. How I fix Tibial Plateau Fractures Percutaneously. Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics (BOA) 2014 2:4: 50

Monem M, Trompeter AJ. More than just a simple fracture BMJ 2014;349:g4600

Hammer C, Trompeter A, Elliott D. A novel approach to closed reduction of distal femoral fractures. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. 2014 96: 621-632

Rudge W, Newman KJH, Trompeter AJ. Fractures of the tibial shaft in Adults Orthopaedics and Trauma [Current Orthopaedics] – 2014 28:4 : 243-255

Kieffer WKM, Michalik DV, Gallagher K, McFadyen I, Bernard J, Rogers BA. Temporal variations in major trauma admissions. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2016;00:1-10

Gelfer Y, Dunkley M, Jackson D, Armstrong J, Rafter C, Parnell E, Eastwood DM. Evertor muscle activity as a predictor of the mid-term outcome following treatment of the idiopathic and non-idiopathic clubfoot. The Bone and Joint J, 2014; 96-B: 1264-1268