Scientific Publications

Around 99 publications on various topics in International journals of Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery and various other peer reviewed journals.

  1. “Surrogate Conduits for Bridging Peripheral Nerve Defects”
    Proceedings of the British Microsurgical Society meeting, 1984, Brit. J. Plas. Surg. 38, No.3, 445.
    Indexed -Medline and PubMed | ISSN 0007-1226(Print) | 1465-3087(Electronic) | 0007-1226 (Linking)
  2. “Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene (Goretex) Tubing for Bridging Peripheral Nerve Defects” IRCS Med. Sci., 1985, 13, 326-327. | Indexed -Medline and PubMed | ISSN 0305-6481
  3. “Microlumbar Discectomy” Bombay Hospital Journal, October 1994 volume 36 No. 4, Pg. 117 to 120.
    Indexed – MEDLINE PubMed | ISSN 0524-0182(Print) | 0524-0182 (Linking)
  4. “Under-Running Sutures for Easy Stitch Removal”
    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 99 : pg. 602 February 1997.
    Indexed – MEDLINE | ISSN 0032-1052(Print) | 1529-4242(Electronic) | 0032-1052 (Linking)
  5. “Use of Mini-Vacuum Drains in Small Surgical Wounds”
    Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 101 : pg. 1421 April 1998.
    Indexed | 00321052 (Print) | 1529-4242 (Web)
  6. “Lumbar Disc Decompression Under Local Anaesthesia : Holmium Laser Technique” Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Vol. 33 No.2, April 1999, Page 118 to 121
    Indexed- PubMed, Pubmed Central |ISSN 0019-5413
  7. “Autologous Blood Transfusion in Orthopaedic Surgery – A Practical Alternative” Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Vol. 33 No.3, July 1999, Pg. 195 to 199.
    Indexed -PubMed, Pubmed Central | ISSN 0019-5413
  8. Proximal Tibial Serpentine Osteotomy as a prophylactic treatment of pre-pseudarthrotic high risk tibia”
    Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol.34, No.3, July 2000 – Pg. 177 to 180.
    Indexed -PubMed, Pubmed Central | ISSN 0019-5413
  9. “Box osteotomy – a New technique of Proximal Tibial Osteotomy for the Osteoarthritis of the Knee”
    Journal of Orthopaedics & Traumatology Volume 9 No. 3 September 2001 pg 218-227.
    Indexed- PubMed,Medline | ISSN: 0941-2530.
  10. “Study of Alendronate in Avascular necrosis of bone”
    Journal of Association of Physicians of India, Vol. 49, September 2001;49: 949-950
    Indexed. ISSN:0971-8265(Print) | 0971-8265 (Linking)
  11. “ Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the hip”
    Rheumatology 2002;41:346-347. | Indexed-PubMed,Medline,Index medicus | ISSN 1462-0324 (Print) | 1462-0332 (Electronic)
  12. “The Use of Recombinant Human Erythropoetin In Indian Patients Undergoing Major Orthopaedics Surgeries to Reduce Perioperative Transfusion Recruitment”. Indian Journal of Surgery, Volume 64, No.1, 2002 pg 38-43
    Indexed -PubMed,Medline | ISSN 0972-2068 (Print) | 0973-9793 (Electronic)
  13. “Screening for deep venous thrombosis in post- operative orthopaedic patients : Comparison of color Doppler sonography and contrast venography”
    Indian Journal of Orthopedics July 2002, Vol. 36. No.3 Pages 154-156). | Indexed – PubMed,PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic)
  14. “Orthopaedicians and Rheumatic Diseases”
    The Journal of General Medicine | April-June 2002 Vol. 14 No. 2.pg 55-60 | Indexed – PubMed/Medline, PubMedCentral, SCOPUS, PsycINFO, | ISSN: 0884-8734 (Print) 1525-1497 (Online)
  15. “Deep Vein Thrombosis in Indian patients undergoing major lower limb surgery” Indian Journal of Surgery 2003, Volume 65, Issue 2 (March/April).pg 159-162
    Indexed – PubMed,PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic)
  16. “Ho:Yag laser-assisted lumbar disc decompression : A minimally invasiveprocedure under local anesthesia”
    Neurology India January-March 2003, Vol. 51, Issue 1, Pages 35-38). | Indexed-PubMed,Medline | ISSN 0028-3886 (Print) | 1998-4022 (Electronic)
  17. “Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Indian patients – a prospective study in 104 patients”
    Indian Journal of Orthopedics, Vol.37, No. 2., April 2003 issue., (Pages 159-162). | Indexed – PubMed,PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic)
  18. “Genetic factors in DVT” Journal of Thromb Haemaost 2004; 92 pgs 1167-9
    Indexed-PubMed,Medline,Index medicus | ISSN 1538-7933 (Print) | 1538-7836 (Electronic)
  19. “Osteoid Osteoma – puzzling presentation & effective management- a case report”
    Indian Journal of Orthopedics ,July 2004, Vol. 38, No.3, pgs. 183-184. | Indexed – PubMed, PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 ectronic)
  20. “Pre and post-operative DVT in Indian patients – Efficacy of LMWH as a prophylaxis agent.”
    Indian Journal of Orthopaedics,Vol 39 No.1, January 2005 pgs 55-58 | Indexed – PubMed,PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic)
  21. “Post-operative pyrexia after arthroplasty – when to panic” ?
    Indian Journal of Orthopedics – Vol 39, No.1,April 2005 pg 93-98 | Indexed -PubMed,PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic)
  22. “Efficacy of alendronate, a bisphosponate in the treatment of AVN of the hip. A prospective open-label study”
    Rheumatology Vol. 44, April 2005, pgs 352 – 359 | Indexed- Pubmed | ISSN | Print:1462-0324 | Online: 1462-0332
  23. “Hydroxy apatite as a bone graft substitute : use in cortical and cancellous bone”. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol. 39, Number 4, October 2005 issue ,pgs 254-256
    Indexed -PubMed,PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic)
  24. “Charnley-Hasting bipolar modular replacement option for intracapsular fracture neck femur”
    Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – July 2006 issue Vol. 40 No.3, pgs 157-160 | Indexed in PubMed,PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic)
  25. “Short barrel DHS plates for the treatment of inter-trochanteric hip fractures in Indian population”
    Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – October 2006 issue Vol. 40 No.4, pgs 235-238 Indexed in PubMed,PMC | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic)
  26. “Staple versus locking compression plate fixation after lateral closing wedge high tibial Osteotomy”
    Journal of Orthopedic Surgery ,Volume 16,No.3, December 2008, pgs 303-307 | ISSN: 1022-5536 | MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Science Citation Index Expanded, SCOPUS, and Index Copernicus
  27. “The use of Alendronate in the treatment of avascular necrosis of the femoral head – follow-up to eight years”
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br. Vol. 91-B, No. 8, August 2009, pgs 1013-1018 | Indexed – PubMed,Medline,Index medicus,oldmedline,Abridged index medicus | 0301-620X (Print) | 2044-5377 (Electronic)
  28. “Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular necrosis of the femoral head – 10 year follow-up” Hip Supplement 2010, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br.
    Indexed – PubMed, Medline, Index medicus, old medline, Abridged index medicus | 0301-620X (Print) | 2044-5377 (Electronic)
  29. “Ten-year Follow-up of Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head treated with Alendronate for 3 years
    Journal of Arthroplasty Vol. 26, No.7, October 2011,pgs 1128-1134. | Indexed -PubMed, Medline, Index medicus, old medline, Abridged index medicus | 0301-620X (Print) | 2044-5377 (Electronic)
  30. “Osteochondral fracture lateral femoral condyle treated with ORIF using Z plasty- A modification of Coonse & Adams approach”
    Case Reports in Orthopaedics – Hindawi publishing corporation. | Volume 2011 pg 1-5. | Indexed – PubMed,Pubmed central, Google scholar.
  31. “Anterior approach and conventional plate osteosynthesis for distal femoral fractures (AO/OTA 33) proves as effective as technically demanding recent advancements like MIPO, TARPO and LISS”.
    Journal of Maharashtra Orthopedic Association ,Issue 1,Year 7,Jan-Mar 2012 | ISSN 2278 – 6651 | Indexed – PUBMED
  32. “Functional Outcome in Distal end radius fracture treated with Locking compression plates”
    Bombay Hospital Journal,Vol. 54, No. 2,April 2012 pgs 209-220 | Indexed in MEDLINE, PubMed | ISSN 0524-0182(Print) | 0524-0182 (Linking)
  33. “Wilson’s Osteotomy for Treatment of Hallux Valgus in Indians”
    Indian Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery XXVIII (2) December 2012, pgs 7-13 | ISSN 0970-5708 | Indexed- PubMed
  34. “Post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm of popliteal artery following total knee Arthroplasty.”
    Indian Journal of Orthopedics,volume.47,issue 1, Jan 2013, pgs 101-103 | ISSN | 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic) | Indexed -PubMed and PMC
  35. “Patellar Clunk Syndrome in a Current High Flexion Total Knee Design”.Journal of Arthroplasty 28,January 2013, pgs1846-1850 |ISSN 0883-5403 (Print) |1532-8406 (Electronic) |Indexed – MEDLINE,PubMed,Index medicus
  36. “Results of uncemented distal locked prosthesis in revision hip arthroplasty with proximal femoral bone loss – a retrospective study”
    Indian Journal of Orthopedics , Vol. 476, Issue 1,January 2013,pgs 83-86 | ISSN 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic) | Indexed-PubMed and PMC
  37. “Neutralized chemical matricectomy with the Winograd method in the management of ingrowing toenail.”
    The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery(Asia-Pacific), July-Dec 2014;1(2):pgs55-59. | ISSN 2348-280X | Indexed-PubMed
  38. “ Functional Outcome following a large head total hip arthroplasty”
    Indian Journal of Orthopedics , (2015)Vol 48, Issue 4,pgs 410-414 | ISSN: 0019-5413 (Print) | 1998-3727 (Electronic) | Indexed-PubMed and PMC
  39. “A rare case of giant cell tumour arising from anterior cruciate ligament: Its diagnosis and management ”
    Journal of clinical orthopaedics and trauma 6(2015) pgs 140-143 | ISSN:2213-3445(Electronic) | 0976-5662(Print) | 0976-5662 (Linking) | Indexed-MEDLINE, PubMed,Index medicus
  40. “A novel technique of patella fracture fixation facilitating early mobilization and reducing re-operation rates”
    Journal of clinical orthopaedics and trauma 6 (2015) pgs 207-211 | ISSN:2213-3445(Electronic) | 0976-5662(Print) | 0976-5662 (Linking) | Indexed-MEDLINE,PubMed,Index medicus
  41. “A novel semi Open technique for Repair of Acute Rupture of Achilles Tendon.”
    Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery (Asia Pacific) Jan-June 2015 2(1) 22-26 | ISSN 2348-280X | Indexed-PubMed
  42. Case report on a rare case of giant cell tumour arising from anterior cruciate ligament: Its diagnosis and management – Published in Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery – Jan 2015
  43. Functional Outcome following a large head total hip arthroplasty – Published in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics July 2014, Vol 48, Issue 4.
  44. Neutralized chemical matricectomy with the Winograd method, in the management of ingrowing toenail. – Published in the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery (Asia-Pacific) – February 2013.
  45. Editorial in BONESCAPE – The Panorama of Orthopedic Knowledge and article on New Surgical Techniques, Arthroplasty – 16th May 2013.
  46. Article published in the Journal of Arthroplasty January 2013 on Patellar Clunk Syndrome in a Current High Flexion Total Knee Design.
  47. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics Jan 2013 on Post-traumatic pseudoaneurysm of popliteal artery following total knee Arthroplasty.
  48. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery XXVIII (2) December 2012 on Wilson’s Osteotomy for Treatment of Hallux Valgus in Indians.
  49. Article published in Journal of Maharashtra Orthopedic Association Jan-Mar 2012 on Anterior approach and conventional plate osteosynthesis for distal femoral fractures (AO/OTA 33)proves as effective as technically demanding recent advancements like MIPO, TARPO and LISS.
  50. Article published in the Bombay Hospital Journal Vol. 54, No. 2 on Functional Outcome in Distal Radius Fractures treated with Locking Compression Plate.
  51. Article published in pharmabioworld.com on Bisphosphonate Therapy : A New Paradigm in AVN Management in March 2012.
  52. Osteochondral fracture lateral femoral condyle treated with ORIF using Z plasty- A modification of Coonse & Adams approach published in CRIOR – Hindawi publications for Case Reports 2011.
  53. Case of Gamekeeper’s Thumb printed in the Newsletter of M/s. Novartis Healthcare Private Limited.
  54. Functional Outcome of Distal end radius fracture treated with LCP fixation published in Bombay Hospital Journal.
  55. Anterior approach and conventional plate osteosynthesis for distal femoral fractures (AO/OTA 33) proves as effective as technically demanding recent advancements like MIPO, TARPO and LISS. – accepted for publication in Maharashtra Orthopedic Association Journal.
  56. 10 year Follow-up of Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head treated with Alendronate for 3 years published in the Journal of Arthroplasty Vol. 26, No.7, 2011.
  57. Article on the use of Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular necrosis of the femoral head – 10 year follow-up published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br. 2010.
  58. Deep Vein Thrombosis in the Indian setting – article published in the Asian Journal of Critical Care.
  59. Article on the use of Alendronate in the treatment of avascular necrosis of the femoral head – 8 year follow-up, published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br. Vol. 91-B, No. 8, August 2009.
  60. Best Paper Award given by the Bombay Orthopedic Society for paper on “Staple versus locking compression plate fixation after lateral closing wedge high tibial Osteotomy published in Journal of Orthopedic Surgery 2008.
  61. Best Paper awarded at the MARD (Mid Annual Research Day) at PDHNH for our article on the use of Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular Necrosis of the femoral head – 8 year follow-up, published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Br.
  62. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – October 2006 issue Vol. 40 No.4, pgs 235-238 titled Short barrel DHS plates for the treatment of inter-trochanteric hip fractures in Indian population.
  63. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – July 2006 issueVol. 40 No.3, pgs 157-160 titled Charnley-Hasting bipolar modular replacement option for intracapsular fracture neck femur.
  64. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol. 39, Number 4, October 2005 issue on “Hydroxy apatite as a bone graft substitute : use in cortical and cancellous bone”.
  65. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics – April 2005, Vol 39. No.1 pg 93-98 titled “Post-operative pyrexia after arthroplasty – when to panic” ?
  66. Paper published in Rheumatology April 2005 : Vol. 44 pgs 352 – 359 titled “Efficacy of alendronate, a bisphosponate in the treatment of AVN of the hip. A prospective open-label study.
  67. Article accepted for publication in Rheumatology, due in March 2005 on Efficacy of Alendronate, a Bisphosphonates, in the treatment of AVN of the hip. A prospective open-label study.
  68. Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics – January 2005 issue Vol 39 No.1, pgs 55-58 titled Pre and post-operative DVT in Indian patients – Efficacy of LMWas a prophylaxis agent.
  69. Article on Osteoid Osteoma – puzzling presentation & effective management – a case report published in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics ,July 2004, Vol. 38, No.3, pgs. 183-184.
  70. Genetic factors in DVT alongwith Dr. Dasgupta published in the journal of Thromb Haemaost 2004; 92 pgs 1167-9 (genetic factors do not predetermine the prediction for DVT).
  71. Paper published on “Percutaneous Fixation for Fractures of the patella : A minimally invasive technique in Orthopedic Update (India), Vol-12, No.1, April 2003. (Pages 12-14).
  72. Paper published on “Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Indian patients – a prospective study in 104 patients” in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics, Vol.37, No. 2., April 2003 issue., (Pages 159-162).
  73. Paper published on “Ho: Yag laser-assisted lumbar disc decompression : A minimally invasive procedure under local anesthesia in the journal Neurology India January-March 2003, Vol. 51, Issue 1, Pages 35-38).
  74. Paper published – “Deep Vein Thrombosis in Indian patients undergoing major lower limb surgery” in the Indian Journal of Surgery 2003, Volume 65, Issue 2 (March/April).
  75. Paper on DVT titled “Screening for deep venous thrombosis in post- operative orthopaedic patients : Comparison of color Doppler sonography and contrast venography published in the Indian Journal of Orthopedics (July 2002, Vol. 36. No.3 Pages 154-156).
  76. “Orthopaedicians and Rheumatic Diseases” The Journal of General Medicine, April-June 2002 Vol. 14 No. 2.
  77. “The Use of Recombinant Human Erythropoetin In Indian Patients Undergoing Major Orthopaedics Surgeries to Reduce Perioperative Transfusion Recruitment”. Indian Journal of Surgery, Volume 64, No.1, 2002
  78. “Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular necrosis (AVN) of hip” British Society for Rheumatology 2002;41:346-347.
  79. “Alendronate in the treatment of Avascular necrosis (AVN) of hip – an open, exploratory, pilot study”- Drs. J.C. Patel & B.C. Mehta Best paper award for the year 2000 – 2001 by the Journal of Association of Physicians of India, Vol. 49, September 2001 issue.
  80. “Box osteotomy – a New technique of Proximal Tibial Osteotomy for the Osteoarthritic Knee” Orthopaedics & Traumatology Volume 9 No. 3 September 2001 issue.
  81. “Colour Doppler-and Duplex Sonography in 5 Patients with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome” published in the Journal of Ultrasound In Medicine Volume 20, No. 7 July 2001.
  82. “Of Frillwork With Refinement”, BioMed – A Medical Update for Doctors – Vol.8 No.3 April 2001.
  83. “A [W]holistic Approach to Rheumatic Disease” published in BioMed – Medical Update for Doctors – Vol. 8 No. 2 – March 2001 issue.
  84. “Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Indian Patients Undergoing Lower Limb Surgery” – delivered as part of the Spine Symposium of IOACON – October 2000, Jaipur – Reported in the monthly edition published by M/s. Pharmacia UpJohn.
  85. “Proximal Tibial Serpentine Osteotomy” in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, Vol.34, No.3, July 2000 issue – Pg. 177 to 180.
  86. “Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy Use of Holmium Laser”,Indian Journal of Surgery – Vol. 61, No. 6 (2) Feb.2000 pg. 492 – 495
  87. “Autologous Blood Transfusion in Orthopaedic Surgery – A Practical Alternative” – Paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Vol. 33 No.3, July 1999, Pg. 195 to 199.
  88. “Lumbar Disc Decompression Under Local Anaesthesia : Holmium Laser Technique” paper published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics; Vol. 33 No.2, April 1999, Page 118 to 121
  89. “Use of Mini-Vacuum Drains in Small Surgical Wounds” Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 101 : pg. 1421 April 1998.
  90. “Under-Running Sutures for Easy Stitch Removal” Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 99 : pg. 602 February 1997.
  91. Venous Thrombo-embolism, Editorial, Indian Journal of Internal Medicine, January 1997, Issue no. 1, page 2.
  92. “Comprehensive Guidelines for Compound Fracture Management” published in December, 1995 in Asian Conference on alternative Orthopaedic procedures.
  93. Kashiwagi Syndrome Revisited – An under recognized clinical Entity’. published in `Orthocon Update India’, volume 5, December 1.12.1995.
  94. Published an article on ‘Management of Compound Fracture’ in Innovation Orthopaedic Bulletin in the month of June, 1995, Vol. 2, No. 8.
  95. “Microlumbar Discectomy” in `Bombay Hospital Journal’, October 94 volume 36 No. 4, Pg. 117 to 120.
  96. “Surrogate Conduits for Bridging Peripheral Nerve Defects in Animal Models” Dissertation for the M.Ch. Orth. examination, 1985,  University  of Liverpool. Awarded the Normal Roberts  Medal at the examination.
  97. “Surrogate  Conduits for Bridging Peripheral Nerve  Defects” Proceedings  of the British Microsurgical  Society  meeting,  1984, Brit. J. Plas. Surg. 38, No.3, 445.
  98. “Expanded   Polytetrafluoroethylene  (Goretex)  Tubing   for Bridging Peripheral Nerve Defects” IRCS Med. Sci., 1985, 13, 326-327.
  99. “Management  of  Fractures of the  Dorso-Lumbar  Spine  with Neurological Deficit” Dissertation  towards  the M.S.  (Orth.) examination 1982, Bombay University. Awarded the 1st rank.