Fife Hand Unit Research and Audit

Peer Reviewed Publications

Stirling PH, McEachan JE. Establishing a virtual hand surgery clinic [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 15]. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020;1753193420932736. doi:10.1177/1753193420932736

Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, McEachan JE. The impact of socioeconomic deprivation on patients undergoing surgery for Dupuytren’s disease [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 14]. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020;1753193420930160. doi:10.1177/1753193420930160

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. [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 31]. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2020;1753193420926420. doi:10.1177/1753193420926420

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

Occupation classification predicts return to work after carpal tunnel decompression. Stirling PHC, Jenkins PJ, Clement ND, Duckworth AD, McEachan JE. [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 7]. Occup Med (Lond). 2020;kqaa061. doi:10.1093/occmed/kqaa061

Previous vibration exposure in patients undergoing surgical treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture. Stirling PHC; Jenkins PJ; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 1753193420903675, 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. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 1753193419875945, 2019 Sep 25.

Patient-reported outcomes after in situ cubital tunnel decompression: a report in 77 patients. Yeoman TFM; Stirling PHC; Lowdon A; Jenkins PJ; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 45(1):51-55, 2020 Jan.

The relationship of mental health status to functional outcome and satisfaction after carpal tunnel release. Maempel JF; Jenkins PJ; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 1753193419866400, 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. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 1753193419866646, 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. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 44(3):290-295, 2019 Mar.

The long-term outcome of simple trapeziectomy. Yeoman TFM; Stone O; Jenkins PJ; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 44(2):146-150, 2019 Feb.

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 Journal. 99-B(7):964-972, 2017 Jul.

Interpretation of the QuickDASH score after open carpal tunnel decompression: threshold values associated with patient satisfaction. Clement ND; Duckworth AD; Jenkins PJ; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 41(6):624-31, 2016 Jul.

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 Journal. 96-B(9):1234-8, 2014 Sep.

Diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome. [Review] Duckworth AD; Jenkins PJ; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery – American Volume. 39(7):1403-7, 2014 Jul.

Variability in local pressures under digital tourniquets. Middleton SD; Jenkins PJ; Muir AY; Anakwe RE; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 39(6):637-41, 2014 Jul.

Pain and carpal tunnel syndrome. Duckworth AD; Jenkins PJ; Roddam P; Watts AC; Ring D; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery – American Volume. 38(8):1540-6, 2013 Aug.

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. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 38(6):640, 2013 Jul.

Commentary on Lange. Carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosed using ultrasound as a first-line exam by the surgeon. McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 38(6):633, 2013 Jul.

Prevention of knot slippage with the use of cyanoacrylate glue: a mechanical study. Smith GH; McEachan JE; McLean A; Huntley JS. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 21(1):65-7, 2013 Apr.

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 Orthopaedica. 84(2):119-23, 2013 Apr.

Preventing venous thromboembolism in elective upper limb surgery. [Review] Anakwe RE; Middleton SD; Beresford-Cleary N; McEachan JE; Talwalkar SC. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 22(3):432-8, 2013 Mar.

Carpal tunnel syndrome: the association with occupation at a population level. Jenkins PJ; Srikantharajah D; Duckworth AD; Watts AC; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 38(1):67-72, 2013 Jan.

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. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 37(9):823-5, 2012 Nov.

Bilateral Kienbock’s disease in association with type 1 diabetes. Seah KT; McEachan J; Davidson D. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 37(7):697-8, 2012 Sep.

The outcome of carpal tunnel decompression in patients with diabetes mellitus. Jenkins PJ; Duckworth AD; Watts AC; McEachan JE. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery – British Volume. 94(6):811-4, 2012 Jun.

Corticosteroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome: a 5-year survivorship analysis. Jenkins PJ; Duckworth AD; Watts AC; McEachan JE. Hand. 7(2):151-6, 2012 Jun.

Socioeconomic deprivation and the epidemiology of carpal tunnel syndrome. Jenkins PJ; Watts AC; Duckworth AD; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 37(2):123-9, 2012 Feb.

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. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 36(3):230-5, 2011 Mar.

Locked volar plating for complex distal radius fractures: Patient reported outcomes and satisfaction. Anakwe R; Khan L; Cook R; McEachan J. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. 5:51, 2010 Aug 05.

A glomus tumour beneath the painful unpolished nail. Anakwe RE; McEachan JE. CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal. 182(12):1329, 2010 Sep 07.

Delayed ulnar nerve palsy after open reduction and internal fixation of medial epicondylar fractures. Anakwe RE; Watts AC; McEachan JE. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Part B. 19(3):239-41, 2010 May.

The snapping elbow: a diagnostic pitfall. Watts AC; McEachan J; Reid J; Rymaszewski L. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 18(1):e9-10, 2009 Jan-Feb.

A patient suffering from hypokalemic periodic paralysis is deficient in skeletal muscle ATP-sensitive K channels. Jovanovic S; Du Q; Mukhopadhyay S; Swingler R; Buckley R; McEachan J; Jovanovic A. Clinical and translational science. 1(1):71-4, 2008 May.

Grip strength and forearm circumference in a healthy population. Anakwe RE; Huntley JS; McEachan JE. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume. 32(2):203-9, 2007 Apr

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. Journal of Hand Surgery – British Volume. 30(6):615-7, 2005 Dec.

Giant lipoma of the forearm. Huntley JS; McEachan J. Hospital Medicine (London). 65(12):758-9, 2004 Dec.

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