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Mr. Harish Kurup's Publications ( Updated February 2019 )


Book chapter


Management of Painful Malleolar Gutters After Total Ankle Replacement. Bernard Devos Bevernage, Paul-André Deleu, Harish V. Kurup, and Thibaut Leemrijse. Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016. T.S. Roukis et al. (eds.), Primary and Revision Total Ankle Replacement,DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-24415-0_20


Systematic Review


Dynamic compression plating versus locked intramedullary nailing for humeral shaft fractures in adults. Kurup H,Hossain M, Andrew JG.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Jun 15;(6):CD005959. Review.

International collaborations ( as part of Ankle Platform Study Collaborative – Science of Variation Group)


Guesstimation of posterior malleolar fractures on lateral plain radiographs. Meijer DT, Doornberg JN, Sierevelt IN, Mallee WH, van Dijk CN, Kerkhoffs GM, Stufkens SA; Ankle Platform Study Collaborative – Science of Variation Group; Ankle Platform Study Collaborative - Science of Variation Group. Injury. 2015 Oct;46(10):2024-9.


Diagnostic Accuracy of 2-Dimensional Computed Tomography for Articular Involvement and Fracture Pattern of Posterior Malleolar Fractures. Foot Ankle Int. 2016 Jan;37(1):75-82.


Tibial Plateau Fracture Characteristics: Reliability and Diagnostic Accuracy. Mellema JJ, Doornberg JN, Molenaars RJ, Ring D, Kloen P; Traumaplatform Study Collaborative & Science of Variation Group. J Orthop Trauma. 2016 May;30(5):e144-51.


Interobserver reliability of the Schatzker and Luo classification systems for tibial plateau fractures. Mellema JJ, Doornberg JN, Molenaars RJ, Ring D, Kloen P; Traumaplatform Study Collaborative & Science of Variation Group. Injury. 2016 Apr;47(4):944-9.


Recent publications (in last 5 years)


Safety and cost effectiveness of day case ankle arthroplasty : Mohamed Elbashir, Chika Uzoigwe, Harish Kurup. Presented at SICOT meeting Budapest September 2021


Midfoot arthritis- current concepts review. Harish Kurup, Nijil Vasukutty. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma Volume 11, Issue 3, May–June 2020, Pages 399-405


Non-whiplash soft tissue injuries following low-velocity impact collisions: A retrospective analysis. Morris H, Ensor D, Uzoigwe C, Shabani F, Kurup H. Med Leg J. 2020 Mar;88(1):31-36.


Irreducible Dislocation of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint of the Second Toe in a Six-Year-Old Child: A Case Report. Nabi W, Kurup H. JBJS Case Connect. 2018 Jul-Sep;8(3):e66.


Fibular insufficiency fracture: an under-reported complication of advanced tibialis posterior dysfunction. Srinivasan S, Kurup H.BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Sep 7;2017.


The association between Birthdays & Medical emergencies. Kurup H & Uzoigwe C. International Journal of Preventive Medicine 2017, 8: 21


Subtalar fusion for coalition – An indication for medial approach? H. Kurup, U. Jayaraju. Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2017, Vol. 23, p34–35


Isolated talo-navicular fusion for arthritis. H. Kurup. Foot and Ankle Surgery, 2017 Vol. 23, p55


Tourne's technique (modified) for ankle lateral ligament reconstruction. H. Kurup. Foot and Ankle Surgery 2017, Vol. 23, p55


Post-traumatic fishtail deformity of distal humerus-is there a risk for refracture? Luqman I, Kurup H. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Oct 14;2016.


Racial differences in Foot morphology – Pilot study of 100 healthy volunteers. Kurup H. Shoaib A.Foot and Ankle Surgery 22S (2016) 34


Immediate post operative weight bearing after Ankle replacements - Is it safe? Kurup H. Foot and Ankle Surgery 22S (2016) 103.


Is Teicoplanin an effective perioperative prophylaxis combination in forefoot Surgery? Kurup H. Foot and Ankle Surgery 22S (2016) 103.


Male hallux valgus - Egyptian foot type or Metatarsus adductus - what influenzes outcome? Kurup H. Foot and Ankle Surgery 22S (2016) 104.


Simple foot holder saves your theatre practitioner’s back – a technical tip. H.V. Kurup, A. Katugampola, C. Mcclean. Journal of Peri-operative Practice November 2016. 26 (11) Page 254.


Painful sesamoid of the great toe. Alex Sims & Harish Kurup. Review article. World J Orthop. 2014 April 18; 5(2): 146-150. 


Not all secondary bone tumours are secondaries. Concurrent metastatic breast carcinoma and chondrosarcoma of the femur. Nath P, Sankey E, Murray E, Kurup H. BMJ Case Rep. 2015 Apr 9;2015. 


Orthopaedics & Diabetes. Harish Kurup & Manoj Thomas. Review article. Acta Orthopaedica Belgica. 2013 ; 79(5) : Pages 483-487.
Footwear and orthopaedics  H.V. Kurup, C.I.M. Clark, R.K. Dega. Review Article, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 18, Issue 2, June 2012, Pages 79–83.

                                             Past publications (over 5 years)
Sugioka transtrochanteric valgus osteotomy for hinge abduction in children. Kurup HV, ClarkeNM. J Pediatr Orthop. 2011 Oct-Nov;31(7):727-31.

Residual clubfoot in children. Uglow MG, Kurup HV. Foot Ankle Clin. 2010 Jun;15(2):245-64. Review.
Do we need radiological guidance for hip joint injections? Kurup H, Ward P. Acta Orthop Belg. 2010 Apr;76(2):205-7.

Late collapse of distal radius fractures after K-wire removal: is it significant? Kurup HV, Mandalia VM, Shaju KA, Singh B, Beaumont AR. J Orthop Traumatol. 2008 Jun;9(2):69-72.
Orthopaedic training worldwide: how they compare? A pilot study. Kurup HV, Sarasin S. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2009 May;129(5):625-9.
Obesity in total hip replacement. Andrew JG, Palan J, Kurup HV, Gibson P, Murray DW, Beard DJ. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Apr;90(4):424-9.
Secondary prevention of osteoporosis after Colles fracture: Current practice. Kurup HV, Andrew JG. Joint Bone Spine. 2008 Jan;75(1):50-2.
Auditing the audits: are we missing the point? Kurup HV, McMurtrie A, Sarasin S. J Eval Clin Pract. 2007 Oct;13(5):829-30.
A score for predicting salvage and outcome in Gustilo type-IIIA and type-IIIB open tibial fractures. Kurup HV. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2007 Apr;89(4):562;
Bicortical K-wires for distal radius fracture fixation: how many? Kurup HV, Mandalia V, Shaju A, Beaumont A. Acta Orthop Belg. 2007 Feb;73(1):26-30.
Variables affecting stability of distal radial fractures fixed with K wires: A radiological study.Harish Kurup, Vipul Mandalia, B. Singh, K. A. Shaju and R. L. Mehta, et al. European J Orth Surg & Traumatology. 2005, 
Volume 15, Number 2, Pages 135-139
Medial impingement after ankle replacement. Kurup HV, Taylor GR. Int Orthop. 2008 Apr;32(2):243-6.
The evolving trends in the care of polytrauma. McMurtrie A, Sarasin S, Kurup H, Jones MW. Injury. 2007 Jan;38(1):129-30;
Distal radius fracture and compartment syndrome. Kurup HV, Batra S, Nath P. Injury. 2006 Oct;37(10):1026.
Kirschner wires for Colles' fracture. Kurup HV. Injury. 2006 Oct;37(10):1027-8.
Hair-tourniquet syndrome: unwind or incise? Kurup HV, Gnanapavan M, McSweeney L. Emerg Med Australas. 2006 Aug;18(4):415
Thromboprophylaxis following cast immobilisation for lower limb injuries--survey of current practice in United Kingdom. Batra S, Kurup H, Gul A, Andrew JG. Injury. 2006 Sep;37(9):813-7.
Five years of ankle fractures grouped by stability. Kurup HV. Injury. 2006 Jul;37(7):667;
The male neck of femur. Kurup HV, Mehta RL. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2006 Apr;126(3):181-3.
A novel method of applying split cast. Kurup H. Injury. 2006 May;37(5):470-1;
Bone allografting: an Indian experience. 
Kurup HV, Rao P, Patro DK. Int Orthop. 2004 Dec;28(6):322-4.
Transient Quadriparesis following neck injury: presentation of a Chiari 1 malformation. Harish Kurup, Tim Lawrence and David Hargreaves. European J Orth Surg & Traumatology.2005, 
Volume 15, Number 4, Pages 319-321
Bilateral asymmetrical Brodie’s abscess. Harish Kurup and Mike Uglow. European J Orth Surg & Traumatology. 2005, 
Volume 15, Number 2, Pages 145-147
Heterotopic ossification after hip replacement in Addison’s disease. Harish Kurup, David Chapple and Peter Ward. European J Orth Surg & Traumatology.2011, 
Volume 21, Number 5, Pages 361-362
The need for routine postoperative radiographs in hip fracture fixation: an audit-based approach. HV Kurup, A. L. R. Michael and A. R. Beaumont. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology 2008, 
Volume 18, Number 4, Pages 265-267
Isolated posterior malleolus fracture: a rare injury mechanism. Harish Kurup and Prabhakar Rao. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology 2005, 
Volume 15, Number 2, Pages 182-184

Role of calcaneus in heel pain: Radiological assessment.  D.K. Mishra,H.V. Kurup, S. Musthyala, D.K. Patro . Foot and Ankle Surgery, Volume 12, Issue 3, 2006, Pages 127-131











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