Fife Hand Unit Research and Audit

Peer Reviewed Publications

Hand-arm vibration and outcomes of surgery for Dupuytren’s contracture. Stirling PHC, Ng N, Jenkins PJ, Clement ND, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE. Occup Med (Lond). 2021 Jun 9:kqab070. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqab070. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34104973.

Self-Perceived Hand normality Before and After Surgical Treatment of Dupuytren Contracture. Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, Clement ND, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE. J Hand Surg Am. 2021 Mar 17:S0363-5023(21)00089-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2021.01.022. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33744014.

Extensor indicis transfer improves function in patients after rupture of the extensor pollicis longus tendon. Stirling PHC, Ng N, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE. Hand Surg Rehabil. 2021 Jan 2:S2468-1229(20)30253-X. doi: 10.1016/j.hansur.2020.12.005. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33401007.

Comorbid status influences quality of life following carpal tunnel decompression. Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, Duckworth AD, Clement ND, McEachan JE.Hand Surg Rehabil. 2020 Dec 16:S2468-1229(20)30246-2. doi: 10.1016/j.hansur.2020.12.003. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33340720.

The Influence of Self-Reported Hand-Arm Vibration Exposure on Functional Outcomes Following Carpal Tunnel Release. Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, Clement ND, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE J Hand Surg Am 2020. November

A comprehensive analysis of medium-term outcomes of open first dorsal compartment release for de Quervain’s syndrome. Stirling PHC, Robertson FM, McEachan JE. Hand Surg Rehabil. 2020 Oct 21:S2468-1229(20)30218-8. doi: 10.1016/j.hansur.2020.10.004. Online ahead of print.

Establishing a virtual hand surgery clinic.Stirling PH, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Nov;45(9):1002-1004. doi: 10.1177/1753193420932736. Epub 2020 Jun 15.

The impact of socioeconomic deprivation on patients undergoing surgery for Dupuytren’s disease.Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Nov;45(9):993-995. doi: 10.1177/1753193420930160. Epub 2020 Jun 14.PMID: 32536298

A cost-utility analysis of open A1 pulley release for the treatment of trigger finger.Stirling PHC, Clement ND, Jenkins PJ, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 May 31:1753193420926420. doi: 10.1177/1753193420926420. Online ahead of print.

Functional outcomes of trigger finger release in non-diabetic and diabetic patients.Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, Duckworth AD, Clement ND, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 May 22:1753193420925027. doi: 10.1177/1753193420925027. Online ahead of print.

Occupation classification predicts return to work after carpal tunnel decompression.Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, Clement ND, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE.Occup Med (Lond). 2020 Sep 9;70(6):415-420. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqaa061.

Previous vibration exposure in patients undergoing surgical treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture.Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Jun;45(5):525-527. doi: 10.1177/1753193420903675. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Decompression for recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome provides significant functional improvement and patient satisfaction.Stirling PHC, Yeoman TFM, Duckworth AD, Clement ND, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Mar;45(3):250-254. doi: 10.1177/1753193419875945. Epub 2019 Sep 25.PMID: 31554451

Patient-reported outcomes after in situ cubital tunnel decompression: a report in 77 patients.Yeoman TFM, Stirling PHC, Lowdon A, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Jan;45(1):51-55. doi: 10.1177/1753193419882853. Epub 2019 Oct 30.

The relationship of mental health status to functional outcome and satisfaction after carpal tunnel release.Maempel JF, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Feb;45(2):147-152. doi: 10.1177/1753193419866400. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

Carpal tunnel decompression in patients with normal nerve conduction studies.Mackenzie SP, Stone OD, Jenkins PJ, Clement ND, Murray IR, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020 Mar;45(3):260-264. doi: 10.1177/1753193419866646. Epub 2019 Aug 21.

The Net Promoter Scores with Friends and Family Test after four hand surgery procedures.Stirling P, Jenkins PJ, Clement ND, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Mar;44(3):290-295. doi: 10.1177/1753193418819686. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

The long-term outcome of simple trapeziectomy.Yeoman TFM, Stone O, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019 Feb;44(2):146-150. doi: 10.1177/1753193418780898. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Prospective randomised trial of non-operative versus operative management of olecranon fractures in the elderly.Duckworth AD, Clement ND, McEachan JE, White TO, Court-Brown CM, McQueen MM.Bone Joint J. 2017 Jul;99-B(7):964-972. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.99B7.BJJ-2016-1112.R2.

Interpretation of the QuickDASH score after open carpal tunnel decompression: threshold values associated with patient satisfaction.Clement ND, Duckworth AD, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2016 Jul;41(6):624-31. doi: 10.1177/1753193415622341. Epub 2016 Jan 7.

Carpal tunnel decompression in the super-elderly: functional outcome and patient satisfaction are equal to those of their younger counterparts.Stone OD, Clement ND, Duckworth AD, Jenkins PJ, Annan JD, McEachan JE.Bone Joint J. 2014 Sep;96-B(9):1234-8. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.96B9.34279.

Diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome.Duckworth AD, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Jul;39(7):1403-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2014.03.039. Epub 2014 May 10.

Pain and carpal tunnel syndrome.Duckworth AD, Jenkins PJ, Roddam P, Watts AC, Ring D, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Aug;38(8):1540-6. doi: 10.1016/ j.jhsa.2013.05.027.

Commentary on Berger et al. The long-term follow-up of treatment with corticosteroid injections in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. When are multiple injections indicated?McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Jul;38(6):640. doi: 10.1177/1753193413488492.

Commentary on Lange. Carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosed using ultrasound as a first-line exam by the surgeon.McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Jul;38(6):633. doi: 10.1177/1753193413488493.

Variability in local pressures under digital tourniquets.Middleton SD, Jenkins PJ, Muir AY, Anakwe RE, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2014 Jul;39(6):637-41. doi: 10.1177/1753193413492059. Epub 2013 Jun 3.

Prevention of knot slippage with the use of cyanoacrylate glue: a mechanical study.Smith GH, McEachan JE, McLean A, Huntley JS.J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Apr;21(1):65-7. doi: 10.1177/230949901302100117.

Total elbow replacement: outcome of 1,146 arthroplasties from the Scottish Arthroplasty Project.Jenkins PJ, Watts AC, Norwood T, Duckworth AD, Rymaszewski LA, McEachan JE.Acta Orthop. 2013 Apr;84(2):119-23. doi: 10.3109/17453674.2013.784658. Epub 2013 Mar 14.

Preventing venous thromboembolism in elective upper limb surgery.Anakwe RE, Middleton SD, Beresford-Cleary N, McEachan JE, Talwalkar SC.J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Mar;22(3):432-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2012.10.033. Epub 2013 Jan 16

Carpal tunnel syndrome: the association with occupation at a population level.Jenkins PJ, Srikantharajah D, Duckworth AD, Watts AC, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2013 Jan;38(1):67-72. doi: 10.1177/1753193412455790. Epub 2012 Jul 24.

Tensioning of Prolene reduces creep under cyclical load: relevance to a simple pre-operative manoeuvre.Smith GH, Huntley JS, Anakwe RE, Wallace RJ, McEachan JE.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2012 Nov;37(9):823-5. doi: 10.1177/1753193411427663. Epub 2011 Nov 24.

Bilateral Kienbock’s disease in association with type 1 diabetes.Seah KT, McEachan J, Davidson D.J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2012 Sep;37(7):697-8. doi: 10.1177/1753193412442329. Epub 2012 Mar 16.

The outcome of carpal tunnel decompression in patients with diabetes mellitus.Jenkins PJ, Duckworth AD, Watts AC, McEachan JE.J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012 Jun;94(6):811-4. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.94B6.29174.

Corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome: a 5-year survivorship analysis.Jenkins PJ, Duckworth AD, Watts AC, McEachan JE.Hand (N Y). 2012 Jun;7(2):151-6. doi: 10.1007/s11552-012-9390-8.

Socioeconomic deprivation and the epidemiology of carpal tunnel syndrome. Jenkins PJ, Watts AC, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2012 Feb;37(2):123-9. doi: 10.1177/1753193411419952. Epub 2011 Sep 15.

Management of the post-traumatic stiff elbow. Odhrán Murray, Duncan Macdonald, Tom Nunn, Jane McEachan, Lech Rymaszewski.Shoulder & Elbow Volume 4, Issue 1, 38-45, Jan 2012.

Assessing angulation on digital images of radiographs of fractures of the distal radius: visual estimation versus computer software measurement. Robertson GA, Robertson BF, Thomas B, McEachan J, Davidson DM .J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2011 Mar;36(3):230-5. doi: 10.1177/1753193410391361. Epub 2010 Dec 17.

Locked volar plating for complex distal radius fractures: Patient reported outcomes and satisfaction. Anakwe R, Khan L, Cook R, McEachan J .J Orthop Surg Res. 2010 Aug 5;5:51. doi: 10.1186/1749-799X-5-51.

A glomus tumour beneath the painful unpolished nail. Anakwe RE, McEachan JE. CMAJ. 2010 Sep 7;182(12):1329. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.091645. Epub 2010 Jun 7.

Delayed ulnar nerve palsy after open reduction and internal fixation of medial epicondylar fractures. Anakwe RE, Watts AC, McEachan JE. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2010 May;19(3):239-41. doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e3283353d12.

The snapping elbow: a diagnostic pitfall. Watts AC, McEachan J, Reid J, Rymaszewski L .J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb;18(1):e9-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2008.03.010. Epub 2008 Jul 29.

A patient suffering from hypokalemic periodic paralysis is deficient in skeletal muscle ATP-sensitive K channels. Jovanović S, Du Q, Mukhopadhyay S, Swingler R, Buckley R, McEachan J, Jovanović A. Clin Transl Sci. 2008 May;1(1):71-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2008.00007.x.

Grip strength and forearm circumference in a healthy population. Anakwe RE, Huntley JS, McEachan JE. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2007 Apr;32(2):203-9. doi: 10.1016/J.JHSB.2006.11.003. Epub 2007 Jan 2.

Carpal tunnel syndrome in men. Watts AC, McEachan J. Current Orthopaedics 20.4 (2006): 294-298.

The use of a fine-gauge needle to reduce pain in open carpal tunnel decompression: a randomized controlled trial. Watts AC, McEachan J. J Hand Surg Br. 2005 Dec;30(6):615-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsb.2005.06.021. Epub 2005 Sep 2.

Giant lipoma of the forearm. Huntley JS, McEachan J. Hosp Med. 2004 Dec;65(12):758-9. doi: 10.12968/hosp.2004.65.12.758.

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