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Clinical and radiological outcomes of a resurfacing capitate pyrocarbon implant: Results of 41 patients

Ross M, Andrews S, Al-Hakim W, Peters SE, and Couzens GB. Journal of Wrist Surgery 2015; 4(S02):A003. DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1567895 Background: Scaphoid nonunion advanced collapse (SNAC), scapholunate advanced collapse (SLAC), and Kienböck disease are some of the most common pathologies to result in arthritis of the carpus in the younger patient with a relative high functional [...]

Comparison of plain X-rays and computed tomography for assessing distal radioulnar joint inclination

Heiss-Dunlop W, Couzens GB, Peters SE, Gadd K, Di Masco L, and Ross M. The Journal of Hand Surgery 2014; 39(12):2417-2423. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.08.006 Purpose: To compare the inclination of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) on computed tomography (CT) and plain radiography (XR) in order to assess the effect of narrowing the range of inclination used [...]

Rehabilitation following carpal tunnel release

Peters SE, Page MJ, Coppieters MW, Ross M, and Johnston V. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016; 6:CD004158. Background: Various rehabilitation treatments may be offered following carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) surgery. The effectiveness of these interventions remains unclear. This is the first update of a review first published in 2013. Objectives: To review the effectiveness [...]

Hémiarthroplasties de resurfaçage en pyrocarbone de l’épaule: Résultats préliminaires (1 à 3ans) d’une étude prospective et multicentrique

Glasson J-M, Gravier R, Duke PFR, and Ross M. Revue de chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique 2013; 99(7):S363.

Résultats à quatre ans de 29 mini glènes incluses en polyéthylène dans l’athroplastie totale d’épaule pour omarthrose centrée

Glasson J-M and Ross M. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique 2012; 98(7):S303.

Pyrocarbon PIPJ and MCPJ hemiarthroplasty

Couzens GB, Hussain N, Gilpin D, and Ross M. Orthopaedic Proceedings 2005; 87-B(SUPP III):328. Introduction and Aims: Unilateral joint destruction in small joints of the hand presents a difficult challenge, particularly in younger patients. Pyrocarbon has a number of properties which may render it more suitable than metal for hemiarthroplasty in selected circumstances. We reviewed [...]

Perspectives from employers, insurers, lawyers and healthcare providers on factors that influence workers’ return-to-work following surgery for non-traumatic upper extremity conditions.

Peters SE, Coppieters MW, Ross M, Johnston V. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 2017; 27(3):343–358. DOI: 10.1007/s10926-016-9662-1 Purpose: Return-to-work (RTW) stakeholders have varied roles and may therefore hold their own perspectives regarding factors that may influence outcomes. This study aimed to determine stakeholders’ perspectives on factors influencing RTW following surgery for non-traumatic upper extremity conditions. Methods: [...]

Anterior surgical approaches to the shoulder

Ross M, Hirpara K, Pinedo M, Gutierrez V. In: Bain GI, Itoi E, Giacomo GD, Sugaya H, editors. Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder. Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; 381–92. ISBN: 978-3-662-45718-4 978-3-662-45719-1 This book chapter summarises the current literature relating to anterior surgical shoulder apporaches.

Use of low-profile palmar internal fixation in digital replantation

Ross M, Bollman C, and Couzens GB. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery 2015; 19(4): 147-152 DOI: 10.1097/BTH.0000000000000097 There are multiple surgical techniques to stabilize the bone in digital replantation. Various criteria need to be considered when choosing appropriate bony fixation including operative time, ease of exposure, stability, limitation of the area of dissection, [...]

Stainless steel versus titanium volar multi-axial locking plates for fixation of distal radius fractures: A randomised clinical trial.

Couzens GB, Peters SE, Cutbush K, Hope B, Taylor F, James CD, Rankin CR, and Ross M. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2014; 15:74 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-15-74 Background: Distal radius fractures are among the most common fractures seen in the hospital emergency department. Of these, over 40% are considered unstable and require some form of fixation. In recent [...]