Recent Publications

2020

Autologous bone grafting and double screw fixation for unstable scaphoid non-unions with cavitary bone loss

Ek ET, Johnson PR, Bohan CM, Padmasekara G. Journal of Hand Surgery (Eur) 2020 (In press)

Clinical outcomes of double screw fixation with autologous bone grafting for unstable scaphoid delayed or non-unions with cavitary bone loss. Ek ET, Johnson PR, Bohan CM, Padmasekara G. Journal of Wrist Surgery 2020 (In press)

Measurement of scaphoid bone microarchitecture: A computed tomography imaging study and implications for screw placement.

Huntington LS, Mandaleson A, Hik F, Ek ET, Ackland DC, Tham SK. Journal Hand Surgery (American) 2020 (In press)

 

Periprosthetic fracture of the scaphoid after successful headless compression screw fixation - report of two cases.

Liu EH, Schulz PD, Ek ET. Journal of Hand Surgery (Eur) (2020) [Epub ahead of print]

 

Scaphocapitate fusion for the treatment of Lichtman stage III Kienböck's disease. Results of a single center study with literature review

Collon S, Tham SK, McCombe D, Bacle G.  Hand Surg Rehabil​. 2020;39(3):201-206

Medial femoral trochlea graft for scaphoid waist non-union: A case report and review of the literature.

Crepaldi B, Keating, Ek ET, Tham SK. Journal of Wrist Surgery. (2020); 9 (3): 186-189

Isolated proximal radioulna joint instability - etiology, diagnosis and current treatment options.

Jamieson RP, Ek ET. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) Reviews. (2020); 8 (5) e169

 

Arthroscopic scapholunate ligament thermal shrinkage.

Ek ET, Blackshaw RM. Book chapter In: Arthroscopy and Endoscopy of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand: Surgical anatomy and techniques. Bhatia D et al (Editors). Springer Nature (In press)

 

Arthroscopy of the Pisotriquetral joint.

Ek ET, Jamieson RJ. Book chapter In: Arthroscopy and Endoscopy of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand: Surgical anatomy and techniques. Bhatia D et al (Editors). Springer Nature (In press)

 

Minimally invasive fixation of ultrasmall proximal pole scaphoid fractures.

Ek ET, Wang KK. Book chapter In: Arthroscopy and Endoscopy of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand: Surgical anatomy and techniques. Bhatia D et al (Editors). Springer Nature (In press)

 

Arthroscopic releases of the proximal radioulna joint.

Ek ET, Wang KK. Book chapter In: Arthroscopy and Endoscopy of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand: Surgical anatomy and techniques. Bhatia D et al (Editors). Springer Nature (In press)

 

Arthroscopic management of lateral elbow instability.

Ek ET, Kirby JC. Book chapter In: Arthroscopy and endoscopy of the hand, wrist and elbow: Principles and Practice. Liu EH (Editor). Springer Nature (In press)

 

2019

Hand, finger and wrist injuries may be creating post retirement headaches in Australian Football League Players.

Lang A, Boyce G, Anderson H, Stubbe C, Cunningham, Harvey J, Ek ET, Hoy G. Journal of Sports Medicine and Doping Studies. 2019; 9 (1):1-4

 

The Twist Xray - A Novel Test for Dynamic Scapholunate Instability.

Sikora SK, Tham SK, Harvey JN, Garcia-Elias M, Goldring T, Rotstein AH, Ek ET. Journal of Wrist Surgery. 2019; 8 (1):61-65

 

Protuberant heterotopic ossification following distal biceps tendon repair.

Holder NG, Schneider AK, Ek ET. ANZ J Surg. (2019) 89(5):e208-209

Fixation of the fractured lunate in Kienbock’s disease.

Chou J, Bacle G, Ek ET, Tham SK. J Hand Surg (Am). 2019; 44 (1):67

Bipolar osteoarticular reconstruction of the radioscaphoid joint

Jamieson RPHarvey JNEk ET. J Hand Surg (Eur) 2019; 44 (2):211-213

2018

 

Wrist arthroscopy in the management of distal radius fractures (Review).

Shkolnikova J, Harvey JN. Annals of Joint. 2018; 3:77

The Twist X-Ray: A Novel Test for Dynamic Scapholunate Instability

Sikora SK, Tham SK, Harvey JN, Goldring T, Rotstein AH, Ek ET. J Wrist Surg. (in press) 

Quantitative analysis of in-vivo thumb carpometacarpal joint kinematics using four-dimensional computed tomography.

Wang KK, Zhang X, McCombe D, Ackland DC, Ek ET, Tham SK. J Hand Surg (Eur) 2018;43(10):1088-1097

A blinded, randomized trial comparing bicolumnar arthrodesis to radioscapholunate arthrodesis in scapholunate advanced collapse II arthritis: a pilot study.

Chan S, Sikora SK, Harvey JN, Tham SK. J Hand Surg (Eur) 2018 ;43(8):813-819

 

Non-Spanning Total Wrist Arthrodesis with a Low Profile Locking Plate. 

Rancy SK, EK ET, Paul S, Hotchkiss RN, Wolfe SW. J Wrist Surg. 2018 Apr;7(2):127-132  

 

Arthroscopic Repair of the Lateral Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Elbow Using a Knotless Suture Anchor. 

Ek ET, Wang KK. Arthrosc Tech. 2018 Jan 1;7(2):e77-e81

Scaphoid Fracture Fixation in a Nonunion Model: A Biomechanical Study Comparing 3 Types of Fixation.

Mandaleson A, Tham SK, Lewis C, Ackland DC, Ek ET. J Hand Surg Am. 2018;43(3):221-228.

Evaluation of the performance of three tenodesis techniques for the treatment of scapholunate instability flexion extension and radial-ulnar deviation 

Alonso-Rasgado T, Zhang QH, Jimenez-Cruz D, Bailey C, Pinder E, Mandaleson A, Talwalkar S. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2018; 56(6):1091-1105 

 

2017

Early unprotected return to play after metacarpal fixation in professional athletes.

Yalizis M, Ek ET, Anderson H, Couzens G, Hoy GA. Bone Joint J, 2017;99-B (10)1343-1347

Analysis of tenodesis techniques for treatment of scapholunate instability using the finite element method.

Alonso Rasgado T, Zhang Q, Jimenez Cruz D, Bailey C, Pinder E, Mandaleson A, Talwalkar S. Int J Numer Method Biomed Eng. 2017;33(12).

 

Isolated avascular necrosis of the olecranon.

Schneider AK, Ek ET. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017; 26(6): e198-e202

 

Radial Column Excision and Four-Corner Fusion for the Treatment of Basal Thumb Arthritis and Scapholunate Advanced Collapse Wrist or Midcarpal Arthritis.

Mandaleson A, Wagels M, Tham SK. J Wrist Surg. 2017;6(4):294-300.

Fixation of Ultrasmall Proximal Pole Scaphoid Fractures Using Bioabsorbable Osteochondral Fixation Nails.

Ek ET, Wang K. J Hand Surg Am. 2017;42(9):758.e1-758.e4

Propionibacterium Acnes Infection of a Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthroplasty.

Bacle G, Sikora SK, Ek ETH. J Hand Surg (Am) 2017; 42(5):394.e1-394.e6. 

Second-toe wrap-around flap for reconstruction of a ring avulsion injury.

Murphy AD, Tham SK. J Hand Surg (Eur) 2017;42(8):857-858.

Assessment of normal trapeziometacarpal joint alignment.

Rust PA, Ek ETH, Tham SKY. J Hand Surg (Eur) 2017; 42(6):605-609.

Hand and Wrist Biomechanics Laboratory (HWBL)

The Hand and Wrist Biomechanics Laboratory (HWBL), based at the O'Brien Institute/St Vincents Institute of Medical Research is closely linked with the Dandenong clinical hand fellowship. The HWBL is currently headed by Mr Stephen Tham, A/Prof Eugene Ek, and Mr David McCombe.

2016 Research Fellows: from left to right: Dr Emma Raey (UK), Xin Zhang (PhD student, University of Melbourne), Dr Guillaume Bacle (France)

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