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Mr Kumar has published a number of peer-reviewed articles, mainly on the topics of Trauma and Orthopaedics. Below is a selection:

Main publications

  1. Shyam Kumar, David Warwick. Surgical rationing in times of Covid-19 pandemic- how does it affect the Montgomery ruling and GMC guidance on consent? Journal of Trauma & Orthopaedics, March 2021,Vol 9(1),P40


  1. S Kumar, R Kline, T Boylin . Root cause analysis in the NHS: time for change? Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2020 Apr 2;81(4):1-4.

  2. M Brkljac , J Conville , U Sonar , S Kumar . Long-term   follow-up of platelet-rich plasma injections for refractory lateral epicondylitis. Journal of Orthopaedics 16 (6), November–December 2019, P496-499


  1. Shyam Kumar. Bullying and undermining by line managers in the NHS BMJ 2019;365:l2240 doi: 10.1136/bmj.l2240 (Published 20 May 2019)


  1. Patel P, Brkljac M, Sonar U, Kumar S Heterotopic ossification following anterior shoulder dislocation. BMJ Case Reports November 2018;2018:bcr-2018-226968


  1. Fragility fractures in the upper limb: proximal and distal humerus.Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2018 Mar 2;79(3):148-150. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2018.79.3.148 Kumar S, Sonar U, Singh I.


  1. The effect of platelet rich plasma injection on lateral epicondylitis following failed conservative management. J Orthop. 2015 Nov 18;12(Suppl 2):S166-70. Brkljac M, Kumar S, Kalloo D, Hirehal K


  1. Preoperative grip strength measurement and duration of hospital stay in patients undergoing total hip and knee arthroplasty.Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2013 Jul;23(5):553-6. Shyam Kumar AJ, Beresford-Cleary N, Kumar P, Barai A, Vasukutty N, Yasin S, Sinha A


  1. Shyam Kumar, Sophy Rymaruk, David Stanley. Pin Disassembly of the Coonrad-Morrey Total Elbow Replacement: Failure Mechanism and Risk Factors July 2012, Volume4(Issue3)Pages, p.214To – 218 – Shoulder & Elbow
  2. Kumar S, Stanley D, Burke NG, Mullett H. Tennis elbow. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2011 Sep;93(6):432-6.

  1. Parmar V. Kumar S, Harper W. The importance of surgical education in the accuracy of implant placement during hip fracture fixation. Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology.. 2009; 2(10):59-61
  2. AJ Shyam Kumar, V Parmar, S Kolpattil, S Humad, S Williams, WM Harper. Significance of hip rotation on measurement of ‘Tip Apex Distance’ during fixation of extracapsular proximal femoral fractures. Injury,38 (7): 792-796, Jul 2007


  1. Shyam Kumar AJ, Parmar V, Bankart J, Williams SC, Harper WM.  Comparison of accuracy of lag screw placement in cephalocondylic nails and sliding hip screw plate fixation for extracapsular fractures of the neck of femur. Int Orthop. 2006 Oct;30(5):320-4


  1. Parmar VN, Kumar AJS, Harper WM. Methods of Quantification of Lag Screw Placement within the Femoral Head during Fracture Fixation. Acta Orthop Belg. 2005 Jun;71(3):260-3


  1. A J Shyam Kumar, V Parmar, S Ahmed, S Kar, W M Harper. A Study of grip endurance and strength in different elbow positions. J Orthopaed Traumatol (2008) 9:209–211


  1. Dhillon SS, Kumar AJ, Sadaiyyappan V, Bassi RS, Shanahan D, Deshmukh SC.  Anatomical study comparing the thickness of the volar and dorsal cortex of cadaveric adult distal radii using digital photography.  Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2007 Dec;127(10):975-7


  1. J Oakley, AJShyam Kumar, S Wong, S Brookes-Fazakerley. Survey of the initial management and imaging protocols for occult scaphoid fractures in UK hospitals. Skeletal Radiol (2009) 38:1045–1048


  1. AJ Shyam Kumar, D.S. Gill, C. Fairweather and L. Dykes. The pattern of ankle fractures sustained by outdoor activities at the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, United Kingdom . Foot and Ankle Surgery  (2009);15(3) :144-145


  1. AJ Shyam Kumar, J Oakley,SKS Wong, SJ Philips. The surgeon and his tools-the case for a focused orthopaedic theatre induction programme. BMC Research Notes 2008, 1:104 (28 October 2008)


  1. AJ Shyam Kumar, J Oakley, JW Wooton. Dynamic posterior stabilisation of shoulder hemiarthroplasty in long standing neglected posterior dislocations of the glenohumeral joint- Int Journal Shoulder Surg.2008,2(4):83-4IIn


  1. AJ Shyam Kumar, Muhannad Alkinj, AS Aster and Smith: Technical note: The deep infrapatellar bursa release in Total Knee Arthroplasty for improved access: The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. 2008; Volume 8, Number 1


  1. AJ Shyam Kumar, SKS Wong, JG Andrew. “The importance of statins in orthopaedic practice: A series of 3 cases”. Acta Orthop. Belg 2008, 74: 569-572


  1. AJ. Shyam Kumar, B. Hickerton, I. C. Smith,A. Sinha . Iliacus abscess: an entity to be differentiated from psoas abscess: a review of 15 cases. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology  17;(5) September, 2007: 475-478.


  1. A J Shyam Kumar, Richard Charity, and Aeneas O’Kelly. Junior doctors’ welfare officer—to be recommended for all hospitalsBMJ Career Focus, Feb 2007; 334: 60

  2. D. M. Power, R. J. Potter, A.J.S. Kumar, T. Spalding: Technical Note: A Novel Retractor For “Inside-Out” Meniscal Suture. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. 2005. Volume 2 Number 2