SP Morapudi, R Zhou, K Barnes: Bone and Joint Journal of Orthopaedics: 2014

Another publication from the Orthopaedics Dept, this time in The Bone and Joint Journal of Orthopaedics

PROPHYLACTIC ANTIBIOTICS FOR DENTAL PROCEDURES IN PATIENTS WITH PROSTHESES: IS THERE A NEED?–A SURVEY OF 163 SURGEONS

SP Morapudi, R Zhou, K Barnes – Bone & Joint Journal Orthopaedic Proceedings …, 2014

Abstract. Summary There is little knowledge in surgeons about the guidelines for prophylactic antibiotics in patients with prosthetic joints when undergoing a dental procedure. read more 

EY Tang, S Knight: Rheumatology; April 2014

This conference abstract on A local audit of pulmonary hypertension screening in systemic sclerosis in the north western region, written by Tang E.Y.; Knight S.

Citation: Rheumatology (United Kingdom), April 2014, vol./is. 53/(i118), 1462-0324 (April 2014)

Abstract: Background: Scleroderma, both limited and diffuse, can be associated with pulmonary hypertension. This can be life threatening. Licensed treatments are now available. In the North Western region, this rare condition is diagnosed and managed in conjunction with the Sheffield Pulmonary Hypertension Unit. This unit has developed national guidelines for screening for pulmonary hypertension in this patient group. This retrospective audit was to assess how well we comply with the guidelines and whether steps need to be taken to improve compliance.

Methods: Patients identified from Medisave programme by searching scleroderma, SSc, CREST. Proforma was designed based on the Sheffield guidelines.

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RJ Macfarlan, TD Donnelly, Y Khan, S Morapundi, M Waseem, J Fischer: Biomed Research 2014

Congratulations to the staff of the Dept of Trauma and Orthopaedics for having the following article published.

Clinical Outcome and Wound Healing following Carpal Tunnel Decompression: A Comparison of Two Common Suture Materials

RJ MacFarlane, TD Donnelly, Y Khan, S Morapudi… – BioMed Research …, 2014

Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Macclesfield District General Hospital,
East Cheshire NHS Trust, Victoria Road, Macclesfield SK10 3BL, UK.

Published 7 August 2014