Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery


A Systematic Review of Treatment Interventions for Metacarpal Shaft Fractures in Adults - PubMed (nih.gov), Taha  RHM, Grindlay D, Deshmukh S, Montgomery A, Davis TRC, Karantana A  PMID: 33252278, PMCID: PMC9465778, 2023 Jan. doi: 10.1177/1558944720974363

A proposed methodology for uncertainty extraction and verification in priority setting partnerships with the James Lind Alliance: an example from the Common Conditions Affecting the Hand and Wrist Priority Setting Partnership | BMC Medical Research Methodology | Full Text (biomedcentral.com), Grindlay D, Davis TRC, Kennedy D, Larson D, Furniss D, Cowan K, Giddins G, Jain A, Trickett RW, Karantana A. BMC Medical Research Methodology volume 22, Article number: 292, 2022 Nov.

Epidemiology of Hand Fractures and Dislocations in England and Wales Professional Cricketers.
Deshmukh SR, Donnison E, Karantana A, Newman D, Peirce N.
Int J Sports Med. 2021 Sep. doi: 10.1055/a-1539-6955. [Epub ahead of print]

Protocol for surgical and non-surgical treatment for metacarpal shaft fractures in adults: an observational feasibility study.
Taha R, Leighton P, Bainbridge C, Montgomery A, Davis T, Karantana A.
BMJ Open. 2021 Jun 29;11(6):e046913. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046913.

Common hand and wrist conditions: creation of UK research priorities defined by a James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership.
Karantana A, Davis T, Kennedy D, Larson D, Furniss D, Grindlay DJ, Cowan K, Giddins G, Jain A, Trickett RW.
BMJ Open. 2021 Mar 26;11(3):e044207. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044207.

Developing a core outcome set for hand fractures and joint injuries in adults: a systematic review.
Deshmukh SR, Mousoulis C, Marson BA, Grindlay D, Karantana A; Core Outcome Set for Hand Fractures and Joint Injuries in Adults Group.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2021 Jan 24:1753193420983719. doi: 10.1177/1753193420983719. Online ahead of print.

Trapeziometacarpal joint arthritis: a personal approach to its treatment, Davis TRC. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2021 Jan; 46(1):58-63. doi: 10.1177/1753193420970343

Optimising recruitment to the HAND-1 RCT feasibility study: integration of the QuinteT Recruitment Intervention (QRI).
Husbands S, Elliott D, Davis TRC, Blazeby JM, Harrison EF, Montgomery AA, Sprange K, Duley L, Karantana A, Hollingworth W, Mills N.
Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2020 Nov 9;6(1):173. doi: 10.1186/s40814-020-00710-1.

A systematic review of treatment interventions for metacarpal shaft fractures in adults.
Taha RHM, Grindlay D, Deshmukh S, Montgomery A, Davis TRC, Karantana A.
Hand (N Y). 2020 Nov 30:1558944720974363. doi: 10.1177/1558944720974363. Online ahead of print.

Wide-awake local anaesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) vs regional or general anaesthesia for flexor tendon repair in adults: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Nolan GS, Kiely AL, Madura T, Karantana A.
Syst Rev. 2020 Nov 21;9(1):264. doi: 10.1186/s13643-020-01532-1.

Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing upper extremity surgery at the peak of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in the UK: a national cohort study.
Dean BJF; Corona Hands Collaborative.
BMJ Qual Saf. 2020 Oct 9:bmjqs-2020-012156. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2020-012156. Online ahead of print.

Percutaneous pinning for treating distal radial fractures in adults.
Karantana A, Handoll HH, Sabouni A.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 Feb 7;2:CD006080. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006080.pub3.

A randomised feasibility trial comparing needle fasciotomy with limited fasciectomy treatment for Dupuytren's contractures.
Davis TRC, Tan W, Harrison EF, Hollingworth W, Karantana A, Mills N, Hepburn T, Sprange K, Duley L, Blazeby JM, Bainbridge CG, Murali SR, Montgomery AA; HAND-1 Study group.
Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2020 Jan 30;6:7. doi: 10.1186/s40814-019-0546-y. eCollection 2020.

Treatment interventions for hand fractures and joint injuries: a scoping review of randomized controlled trials.
Mousoulis C, Thomas K, Leighton P, Deshmukh S, Grindlay D, Karantana A.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Aug 5:1753193419865897. doi: 10.1177/1753193419865897. [Epub ahead of print]

The outcome of bone graft surgery for nonunion of fractures of the scaphoid.
Ammori MB, Elvey M, Mahmoud SS, Nicholls AJ, Robinson S, Rowan C, Spence S, Wade RG, Karantana A; British Society for Surgery of the Hand Scaphoid Nonunion Group, Davis TRC.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 May 20:1753193419841278. doi: 10.1177/1753193419841278. [Epub ahead of print]

Why scaphoid fractures are missed. A review of 52 medical negligence cases.
Jamjoom BA, Davis TRC.
Injury. 2019 May 19. pii: S0020-1383(19)30285-2. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2019.05.009. [Epub ahead of print]

Perceptions and experiences of wrist surgeons on the management of triangular fibrocartilage complex tears: a qualitative study.
Robba VI, Karantana A, Fowler APG, Diver C.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Feb 10:1753193419826459. doi: 10.1177/1753193419826459. [Epub ahead of print]

Open versus arthroscopic repair of 1B ulnar-sided triangular fibrocartilage complex tears: A systematic review.
Robba V, Fowler A, Karantana A, Grindlay D, Lindau T.
Hand (N Y). 2019 Jan 22:1558944718815244. doi: 10.1177/1558944718815244. [Epub ahead of print]

Interventions for treating wrist fractures in children.
Handoll HH, Elliott J, Iheozor-Ejiofor Z, Hunter J, Karantana A.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Dec 19;12:CD012470. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD012470.pub2.

Registration and outcome-reporting bias in randomized controlled trials of distal radial fracture treatment.
Lee S, Khan T, Grindlay D, Karantana A.
JB JS Open Access. 2018 Jul 24;3(3):e0065. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.OA.17.00065. eCollection 2018 Sep 25.

The Quintet Recruitment Intervention supported five randomized trials to recruit to target: a mixed-methods evaluation.
Rooshenas L et al.; By-Band-Sleeve study group; CSAW study group; HAND-1 study group; Optima prelim study group; Romio feasibility study group.
J Clin Epidemiol. 2018 Oct 16. pii: S0895-4356(18)30628-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2018.10.004. [Epub ahead of print]

Putting the 'systematic' into searching - tips and resources for search strategies in systematic reviews.
Grindlay DJ, Karantana A.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2018 Jul;43(6):674-678. doi: 10.1177/1753193418778978.

A feasibility study investigating the acceptability and design of a multicentre randomised controlled trial of needle fasciotomy versus limited fasciectomy for the treatment of Dupuytren's contractures of the fingers (HAND-1): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
Harrison E, Tan W, Mills N, Karantana A, Sprange K, Duley L, Elliott D, Blazeby J, Hollingworth W, Montgomery AA, Davis T.
Trials. 2017 Aug 25;18(1):392. doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-2127-9.

Evidence-based management of adult trigger digits.
Amirfeyz R, McNinch R, Watts A, Rodrigues J, Davis TRC, Glassey N, Bullock J.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2017 Jun;42(5):473-480. doi: 10.1177/1753193416682917.

Recovery, responsiveness and interpretability of patient-reported outcome measures after surgery for Dupuytren's disease.
Rodrigues JN, Zhang W, Scammell BE, Davidson D, Fullilove S, Chakrabarti I, Russell PG, Davis TR.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2017 Mar;42(3):301-309. doi: 10.1177/1753193416677712.

Evidence-based medicine: Thumb basal joint arthritis.
Baker RH, Al-Shukri J, Davis TR.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan;139(1):256e-266e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002858.

Interventions for treating wrist fractures in children (Protocol)
Handoll HHG, Elliott J, Iheozor-Ejiofor Z, Hunter J, Karantana A.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016;CD012470

Measurement and assessment in modern hand surgery research.
Karantana A, Rodrigues J, Davis T.
Journal of Trauma and Orthopaedics 2016 Dec;4(4):56-58. 

Functional outcome and complications following surgery for Dupuytren's disease: A multi-centre cross-sectional study.
Rodrigues JN, Zhang W, Scammell BE, Chakrabarti I, Russell PG, Fullilove S, Davidson D, Davis TR.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Jul 29. pii: 1753193416660045. [Epub ahead of print]

Validity of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand patient-reported outcome measure (DASH) and the Quickdash when used in Dupuytren's disease.
Rodrigues J, Zhang W, Scammell B, Russell P, Chakrabarti I, Fullilove S, Davidson D, Davis T.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Jul;41(6):589-99. doi: 10.1177/1753193415601350. Epub 2015 Aug 25.

Scaphoid fracture non-union: A systematic review of surgical treatment using bone graft.
Ferguson DO, Shanbhag V, Hedley H, Reichert I, Lipscombe S, Davis TR.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Jun;41(5):492-500. doi: 10.1177/1753193415604778. Epub 2015 Sep 30.

Patient-reported outcome measures for hand and wrist trauma: Is there sufficient evidence of reliability, validity, and responsiveness?
Dacombe PJ, Amirfeyz R, Davis T.
Hand (N Y). 2016 Mar;11(1):11-21. doi: 10.1177/1558944715614855. 
Epub 2016 Jan 13.

Surgery for Dupuytren's contracture of the fingers.
Rodrigues JN, Becker GW, Ball C, Zhang W, Giele H, Hobby J, Pratt AL, Davis T.
Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Dec 9;(12):CD010143. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010143.pub2.

Minimal important changes and differences in elective hand surgery.
Rodrigues JN, Mabvuure NT, Nikkhah D, Shariff Z, Davis TR.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Nov;40(9):900-12. doi: 10.1177/1753193414553908. Epub 2014 Oct 15.

Cost-effectiveness of volar locking plate versus percutaneous fixation for distal radial fractures: Economic evaluation alongside a randomised clinical trial.
Karantana A, Scammell BE, Davis TR, Whynes DK.
Bone Joint J. 2015 Sep;97-B(9):1264-70. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.97B9.35560.

The enigma that is Dupuytren's contracture.
Davis TR.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Feb;40(2):121-3. doi: 10.1177/1753193414564289

Dynamism in Dupuytren's contractures.
Rodrigues JN, Zhang W, Scammell BE, Davis TR.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Feb;40(2):166-70. doi: 10.1177/1753193414529074. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

What patients want from the treatment of Dupuytren's disease--is the Unité Rhumatologique des Affections de la Main (URAM) scale relevant?
Rodrigues JN, Zhang W, Scammell BE, Davis TR.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2015 Feb;40(2):150-4. doi: 10.1177/1753193414524689. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

Surgical treatment of distal radial fractures with a volar locking plate versus conventional percutaneous methods: a randomized controlled trial.
Karantana A, Downing ND, Forward DP, Hatton M, Taylor AM, Scammell BE, Moran CG, Davis TR.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Oct 2;95(19):1737-44. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.L.00232

Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery

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