The Birmingham Sport Injuries Clinic

Dedicated to delivering the highest standards of diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for all knee and Shoulder problems

PUBLICATIONS


Papers

An In Vitro Comparison of the Incorporation, Growth, and Chondrogenic Potential of Human Bone Marrow versus Adipose Tissue Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Clinically Relevant Cell Scaffolds Used for Cartilage Repair.                                     Kohli N, Wright KT, Sammons RL, Jeys L, Snow M, Johnson WE.                                    Cartilage. 2015 Oct;6(4):252-63.

An analysis of the biomechanics of interference screw fixation and sheathed devices for biceps tenodesis. Saithna A, Chizari M, Morris G, Anley C, Wang B, Snow M. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2015 Jul;30(6):551-7

Knee salvage procedures: The indications, techniques and outcomes of large osteochondral allografts Chui K, Jeys L, Snow M. World Journal of Orthopaedcis – 2015;6(3): 340-350

Arthroscopic treatment options for irreparable rotator cuff tears of the shoulder                                 Anley C, Chan S, Snow M.World J Orthop 2014; 5(5): 557-565

Association of circulating miR-223 and miR-16 with disease activity in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis.                             Filková M, Aradi B, Senolt L, Ospelt C, Vettori S, Mann H, Filer A, Raza K, Buckley CD, Snow M, Vencovsky J, Pavelka K, Michel BA, Gay RE, Gay S,                                           Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Oct;73(10):1898-904.

The potential of stem cells in the treatment of skeletal muscle injury and disease – A Review Article          S.Maclean, M.Snow            Stem Cells Int. 2012;282348

Current concepts in tibial screw fixation in ACL reconstruction : A new solution                                         M Snow, B Wang, M Chizari, J Reading                       Orthopaedic Product News – September 2011

Biomechanical testing procedures in tendon graft reconstructive ACL surgery M Chizari, B Wang, M Barrett, M Snow.                      Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, Vol. 22, No. 5 (2010) 427–436

Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction - How big is the learning curve?
M.Snow, WD Stanish
Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy. 2010 Feb 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Two to five year results of primary ACL reconstruction using doubled Tibialis Anterior allograft.
M.Snow, J.Addlington, G.Campbell, W.D.Stanish
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 2009 Dec 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Subacromial Impingement: Is there correlation between symptoms, arthroscopic findings and outcomes?"
M.Snow, D. Cheong, L.Funk
Shoulder and Elbow 2009 1;2:89-92.

Is there significant variation in the material properties of 4 different allografts implanted for ACL reconstruction.
D Penn, TL Willet, M Glazebrook, M Snow W.D.Stanish
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2009 Mar;17(3):260-5

A biomechanical analysis of the LCP Vs LC-DCP in an Osteoporotic bone model.
M. Snow, G. Thompson, P.G. Turner
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2008 Feb;22(2):121-125.

Can carotid ultrasound predict plaque histopathology?
Snow M, Ben-Sassi A, Winter RK, Verghese A, Hibberd R, Saad RA, Morris Stiff G, Lewis MH.
J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino). 2007 Jun;48(3):299-303.

Intraneural injury with corticosteroid injections.
Snow M, Cartwright-Terry M
Helix Review Series: Neuropathic pain: 3:8-10:2006

Technique of Arthroscopic Weaver Dunn in Chronic Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation
M.Snow, L.Funk
Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 7(3):155-159, September 2006.

Lateral plantar nerve injury following steroid injection for Plantar Fasciitis.
M. Snow, J Reading, R.B. Dalal
British Journal of Sports Medicine Dec 2005; 39: e41

Expression of chemokines CXCL4 and CXCL7 by synovial macrophages defines an early stage of rheumatoid arthritis.Yeo L, Adlard N, Biehl M, Juarez M, Smallie T, Snow M, Buckley CD, Raza K, Filer A, Scheel-Toellner D. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Apr 9

Defining the Role of the Tibial Tubercle-Trochlear Groove and Tibial Tubercle-Posterior Cruciate Ligament Distances in the Work-up of Patients With Patellofemoral Disorders.                               Anley CM, Morris GV, Saithna A, James SL, Snow M.           Am J Sports Med. 2015 Mar 26. 

Expression of FcRL4 defines a pro-inflammatory, RANKL-producing B cell subset in rheumatoid arthritis.           Yeo L, Lom H, Juarez M, Snow M, Buckley C, Filer A, Raza K, Scheel-Toellner D                   Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Jan 15. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204116. 

Relative motion of tendon limbs in a loop tendon graft M Chizari1, M Snow, W Cheung, J Mahmud, B. Wang Biomedical Engineering Applications Basis and Communications 2012; 24(5):1-5.

Tendon Regeneration and Repair with Stem Cells – A Review Article          S.Maclean, M.Snow             Stem Cells International Volume 2012, Article ID 316281

Mechanical assessment of 2 different methods of tripling hamstring tendons when using suspensory fixation   M Snow, W Cheung, J Mahmud, S Evans, C Holt, B Wang, M Chizari                  Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy 2012 Feb;20(2):262-7

Mechanical aspects of single bundle interference screw fixation in a tendon graft ACL reconstruction.               M Chizari, B Wang, M Snow, M Barrett                     Biomedical Engineering: Applications, Basis and Communications, Vol. 22, No. 4 (2010) 271–278

Effect of Suturing of a Tendon Graft in ACL Reconstruction
M Chizari, B Wang, M Snow
Engineering Letters 17:3, 10-13.

Post-operative assessment of an implant fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstructive surgery
Mahmoud Chizari, Martyn Snow, Bin Wang
Journal of Medical Systems - Accepted

Post Operative Analysis of ACL tibial healing
M.Chizari, M. Snow, B. Wang
Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 2009 Jul;17(7):730-6

Posterior Arthroscopic Capsular Release in Frozen Shoulder.
M Snow, I Boutros, L Funk
Arthroscopy. 2009 Jan;25(1):19-23

Microfracture of grade IV lesions of the shoulder
M.Snow, L.Funk
International Journal of Shoulder Surgery.2008.4(2):72-76

What is the true severity and impact of anterior knee pain following tibial nailing?
M. Cartwright-Terry, M. Snow , H. Nalwad, 
Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2007 Jul;21(6):381-5

Experimental and numerical analysis of screw fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
M. Chizahri, B.Wang, M.Snow
World Congress on Engineering, Lecture notes in Engineering and Computer Science. 1439-1442, Newswood limited, 2007.

Function vs Position - a randomised controlled study into the treatment of distal radial fractures.
M. Snow, M, Kelly, M.Jeyem, N.R.Fahmy
European Journal of Trauma 2007 Feb:33(1):81-86.

SLAP Tears of the Glenoid Labrum in contact athletes
M.Snow, L. Funk
Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2007 Jan ;17 (1):1-4
 

Radiation exposure, a survey of doctor's knowledge
S. Shiralka, A.Rennie, M. Snow, RB. Galland, K. Gower-Thomas, M.H. Lewis
BMJ.2003 Aug 16;327(7411):371-2
 


Book Chapters

Partial Rotator Cuff Tears
M. Snow, W.D Stanish
Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine - SAGE Publications - In Press

 

Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries
M. Snow, W.D Stanish
Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine - SAGE Publications - In Press

 


Abstracts

Radiation exposure, a survey of doctor's knowledge
S. Shiralka, M. Snow, K. Gower-Thomas, M.H. Lewis
Abstract Volume of RCS(Eng) Clinical effectiveness, July 2001.

The implications of major trauma in the geriatric population
M. Snow, C. Court-Brown
JBJS[BR] 2003;85-B:SUP; 154-155 

The implications of major trauma in the geriatric population
M. Snow, C. Court-Brown
European Journal of Trauma 2002; Sup 1;28:95
 

Diaphyseal Metacarpal fractures - A comparison of 3 treatment methods.
M. Snow, S. Hakkal, D. Schrivastrever.
European Journal of Trauma-Vol.30.May. Supplement 1.2004:18 

Electronic Assessment of Compound Fractures
A.Bari, M.Snow,M.Pena,B.N.Muddu
European Journal of Trauma-Vol.30.May. Supplement 1.2004:165 

Informed Consent - Are you covered?
J. Reading, K. Chirputkgr, A.Syed, M.Snow, D. Sochart, A. Khan.
J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, Mar 2005; 87-B: 46 - 47. 

 

Suture fixation of 2 and 3 part proximal humeral fractures.
M. Lewis, M. Snow, R. Kulkarni, P. Roberts.
JBJS[BR] 2003;85-B:SUP

Biomechanical analysis of the Locking Compression Plate versus Dynamic Compression Plate
M. Snow, G. Thompson, P.G. Turner
European Journal of Trauma-Vol.30.May. Supplement 1.2004:145

Suture fixation of 2 and 3 part proximal humeral fractures.
M. Lewis, M. Snow, R. Kulkarni, P. Roberts.
European Journal of Trauma- Vol 30.May. Supplement 1.2004 

 

A survey of joint aspiration, injection, and other proceedures by different clinicians: Guidelines development for patients on anti-coagulants and anti-platelet therapy.
W. Koualty, B. Pal, B. Muddu, M. Snow
Rheumatology, 2005; sup 1, 44;157-8 

Slap Tears of the Glenoid Labrum in contact Athletes
M. Snow and L. Funk
J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, Jul 2008; 90-B: 356.

All Arthroscopic Weaver Dunn in Chronic Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation
M. Snow and L. Funk
J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, Jul 2008; 90-B: 357.


PODIUM PRESENTATIONS

Can Carotid Ultrasound Predict Plaque Histopathology - Interim Results
R Saad, M Snow, R K Winter, A Verghese, M H Lewis 
Presented at:
South West Vascular Society meeting, Reading 2000.
Welsh Surgical Society Meeting, Wrexham, May 2001

Carotid Doppler, an exponential Workload and the natural history 
of the occluded internal carotid artery
M. Snow, S. Shetty, S. Shiralka, M.H. Lewis.
Presented at:
South West Vascular Society meeting, Salisbury March 2001

Radiation Exposure, a survey of doctor's knowledge
S. Shiralka, M. Snow, K. Gower-Thomas, M.H. Lewis
Presented at:
Welsh Surgical Society Meeting, Wrexham, May 2001
Welsh Research Society meeting, Llantrisant, 2001.

Diaphyseal Metacarpal fractures - A comparison of 3 treatment methods.
M. Snow, S. Hakkal, D. Schrivastrever, B.N. Muddu.
Presnted at:
The European Trauma Society, Prague 2004.
British Trauma Society, Leeds 2004

Biomechanical analysis of the Locking Compression Plate versus Dynamic Compression Plate
M. Snow, G. Thompson, P.G. Turner
Presented at:
The European Trauma Society, Prague 2004.
British Trauma Society, Leeds 2004

Function versus position - A randomized controlled trial of K-wireing of distal radial fractured
M.Snow, M.Kelly, M.Jeyem, N.Farhmy
Presented at:
Northwest Orthopaedic Association - Manchester 2005

SLAP Tears of the Glenoid Labrum in contact athletes
M.Snow, M. Canagasabey L. Funk
Presented at:
XXIX FIMS World Congress of Sports Medicine - Beijing, June 2006
BOA Glasgow 2006
British Elbow Shoulder Society, June 2006

Shoulder injury patterns requiring surgery in professional rugby players
L.Funk, M.Snow, M. Canagasabey 
Presented at:
XXIX FIMS World Congress of Sports Medicine - Beijing, June 2006

Experimental and numerical analysis of screw fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
M.Chizhari, B.Wang, M.Snow 
Presented at:
World Congress on Engineering, London 2007.

Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction - How big is the learning curve?
M.Snow, WD Stanish
Presented at:
BASK 2009, Edinburgh

Day-Case ACL reconstruction
M. Snow, M. Lewis, W. Mintowt - Czyz
Presented at:
Welsh Orthopaedic Association Meeting, Wrexham May 2001.

The Implications of major trauma in the Geriatric population
M. Snow, C. Court-Brown 
Presented at:
The European Trauma Society, Vienna 2002 
British Orthopaedic Association, Cardiff 2002

Suture fixation of 2 and 3 part proximal humeral fractures.
M. Lewis, M. Snow, R. Kulkarni, P. Roberts.
Presented at:
British Orthopaedic Association Cardiff 2002

The rugby shoulder
L.Funk, M.Snow
Presented at:
Israel Society of Sports Medicine and 22nd International Jerusalem Symposium on Sports Medicine - Guest Lecture

Arthroscopic Weaver-Dunn & coraco-clavicular reconstruction for ACJ dislocations
L.Funk, M.Snow
Presented at:
Israel Society of Sports Medicine and 22nd International Jerusalem Symposium on Sports Medicine - Guest Lecture.
BOA Glasgow 2006.
ISAKOS, Florence 2007.

Subacromial Impingement: Is there correlation between symptoms and severity?

M.Snow, D.Cheong, L.Funk
Presented at:
Resident and Fellows Meeting - Palm Island, Florida, May 2006
BOA Glasgow 2006

Posterior arthroscopic capsular release in Frozen Shoulder, A prospective cohort study
I.Boutros, M.Snow, L.Funk
Presented at:
British Elbow and Shoulder Society, Telford 2007.

A single cycle study of screw fixation in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction" 
B. Wang, M. Chizari, M. Snow
Presented at:
2008 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Marco Island, Florida

Double Bundle ACL reconstruction - Is it the Gold Standard?
M.Snow
Presented at:
11th Annual Breg Educational Symposium, Sawgrass, Florida - Invited Lecture

Fixation assessment of anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
M. Chizari, B. Wang, M. Snow
Presented at:
20th International conference of Society for Medical Innovation and Technology Vienna, Austria.

Effect of suturing of a tendon graft in ACL reconstruction; experimental and numerical study
M. Chizari, B. Wang, M. Snow
Presented at:
World Congress of Engineering 2009, London.

Two to five year results of primary ACL reconstruction using doubled Tibialis Anterior allograft.
M.Snow, J.Addlington, G.Campbell, W.D.Stanish
Presented at:
Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Whistler, Canada 2009.

 


POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Can Carotid Doppler Predict Plaque Histology
M. Snow, A. Verghese, R.K. Winter, M.H. Lewis
Great Britain and Ireland Pathology Society, June 2001.

Suture fixation of 2 and 3 part proximal humeral fractures.
M. Lewis, M. Snow, R. Kulkarni, P. Roberts.
BESS meeting, St Mary's Hospital, London, June 2001.

Radiation Exposure, a survey of doctor's knowledge
S. Shiralka, M. Snow, K. Gower-Thomas, M.H. Lewis
RCS(Eng) Clinical Effectiveness Meeting, London 2001.

The Implications of major trauma in the Geriatric population
M. Snow, C. Court-Brown
Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Toronto 2002.

A survey of joint aspiration, injection, and other proceedures by different clinicians: Guidelines development for patients on anti-coagulants and anti-platelet therapy.
W. Koualty, B. Pal, B. Muddu, M. Snow
British Society for Rheumatology, Birmingham 2005

Arthroscopic Weaver-Dunn & coraco-clavicular reconstruction for ACJ dislocations
M.Snow, L.Funk
British Elbow Shoulder Society - Edinburgh, June 2006

SLAP Tears of the Glenoid Labrum in contact athletes
M.Snow, M. Canagasabey L. Funk
British Elbow Shoulder Society - Edinburgh, June 2006
ISAKOS, Florence 2007

Shoulder injury patterns requiring surgery in professional rugby players
L.Funk, M.Snow, M. Canagasabey 
BOA Glasgow 2006

Double Bundle ACL Reconstruction - How big is the learning curve?
M.Snow, WD Stanish
Arthroscopy Association of North America, San Diego 2009.
 

Passport to revision
M. Snow, P.A. Alderman
Welsh Orthopaedic Society Cardiff 2002

Informed Consent - Are you covered?
J. Reading, K. Chirputkgr, A.Syed, M.Snow, D. Sochart, A. Khan.
British Hip Society - Sheffield 2004.

Electronic Assessment of Compound Fractures
A.Bari, M.Snow,M.Pena,B.N.Muddu
European Trauma Society, Prague 2004.
EFORT. Lisbon 2005.

What do you fear the most, Implant infection or the Wife? - Should you wear Wedding rings when scrubbed.
M. Snow, J.Reading, D. Schrivastrever
EFORT, Lisbon 2005 
BOA, Birmingham 2005.

Function versus position - A randomized controlled trial of K-wireing of distal radial fractured
M.Snow, M.Kelly, M.Jeyem, N.Farhmy
European Trauma Society, Ljubljana, Slovenia 2006

What is the true severity and impact of anterior knee pain following tibial nailing?
M. Cartwright-Terry, H. Nalwad, M. Snow
BOA Glasgow 2006

Posterior arthroscopic capsular release in Frozen Shoulder, A prospective cohort study
I.Boutros, M.Snow, L.Funk
Joint American and Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Quebec City 2008.
Arthroscopy Association of North America, Washington 2008.

Experimental and numerical analysis of screw fixation in anterior
cruciate ligament reconstruction
M.Snow, M.Chizhari, B.Wang 
Joint American and Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Quebec City 2008.

Two to five year results of primary ACL reconstruction using doubled Tibialis Anterior allograft.
M.Snow, J.Addlington, G.Campbell, W.D.Stanish
Arthroscopy Association of North America, San Diego 2009.


CURRENT RESEARCH

A Double Blind RCT of Platelet Rich Plasma following Rotator Cuff Repair
M.Snow

A Mechanical analysis of tripled tendon versus doubled tendon and Endobutton fixation in ACL reconstruction
M.Snow, M.Chizari, W.Cheung.

 

The effect of rotational deformities on patella alighment.
M.Snow, C. Robb

The use of a novel scaffold in the treatment of cartilage lesions of the knee
M.Snow

 

 

 

 

 

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