Dr Matthew Lawson-Smith Research

Peer Reviewed Publications

Butt A, Ismail A, Lawson-Smith M, Shahid M, Webb J, Chester D.  Leech therapy for the treatment of venous congestion in flaps, digital re-plants and revascularizations- A two year review from  regional centre.  J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 2016; 28: 219-23.

Haunch B, Mataram N, Utrillas-Compaired A, Lawson-Smith M, Rangan A.  Biceps sheath fluid on shoulder ultrasound as a predictor of rotator cuff tear: Analysis of a consecutive cohort. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow 2016; 25: 1661-7.

Weusten AJ,  Khan SJ, Lawson-Smith MJ, McBirnie J, Siebert W.  Implant survivorship and clinical outcomes of the Bigliani-Flatlow shoulder prosthesis at a mean of five years: A post-marketing surveillance study from three centres. Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery 2015; 2: 16-22.

Lawson-Smith M, Al Maitah M, Goodchild L, Finn P, Fourie B, Rangan A. Do partial thickness, bursal aide cuff tears affect outcome following arthroscopic decompression? A prospective comparative cohort study.  Shoulder and Elbow Journal 2015; 7: 24-28.

Lawson-Smith M, Policinski I, Smith J and Roberts C.  Results of surface replacement proximal interphalangeal joint arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery 2014; 1: 82-86.

Liow R, Jeavons R, Lawson-Smith M, Tindall E and Utrillas-Compaired A.

Rotator cuff repair in older patients. Journal of Arthroscopy and Joint Surgery 2014; 1: 11-18.

Gueorguiev B, Ockert B, Schweiger K, Wahnert D, Lawson-Smith M, Windolf M and Stoffel K.  Angular stability potentially permits fewer locking screws compared with conventional locking in intramedullary nailed distal tibia fractures: a biomechanical study.  J Orthop Trauma 2011; 25: 340-346.

Sinha I, Lawson-Smith MJ, Booth MB, Dehn TD. Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy. British Journal of Surgery 2007; 94: 1527-9.

Lawson-Smith MJ and Galland RB. Combined fascia and mesh repair of incisional hernias. Hernia 2006; 10: 262-5.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Smith SJ, Leach JCD and Cadoux-Hudson T. Lateral Medullary Syndrome Caused by Penetrating Head Injury: A Short Report. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2006; 13: 792-4.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Green A and Teddy PJ. Cord compression secondary to intradural calcification. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 2006; 13: 272-275.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Samandouras G, Hinks T, Tan PL, Quaghebeur G, Matthews P, Anosgore O and Aziz TZ. Neurosurgical Image: spinal cord infarction caused by malignant intramedullary glioma; the traps of epidemiology and travel history. British Journal of Neurosurgery 2004; 18: 199-200.

Lawson-Smith M and McGeachie JK. The identification of myogenic cells, with emphasis on the use of tritiated thymidine autoradiography and desmin antibodies. Journal of Anatomy 1998; 192: 161-171.

Lawson-Smith MJ and McGeachie JK. Experimental skeletal muscle grafts as a model of regeneration. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1997; 67:35-39.

Lawson-Smith M and McGeachie JK. An overview of the regeneration of skeletal muscle. Biomedical Reviews 1996; 6: 75-81.

 

Conference Abstracts

Kritiotis C, Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Jose R, Tan S, Power D. Use of a forearm adipofascial perforator flap in the treatment of radio-ulnar synostosis. EFORT Istanbul Turkey 2013; IFSSH New Delhi India 2013.

Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Shahid M, Wu F, Tan S, Power D. Evaluation of bridge plate osteosynthesis for complex periartricular fractures in the hand and wrist. British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) Autumn Scientific Meeting York UK 2012; EFORT Istanbul Turkey 2013; IFSSH New Delhi India 2013.

Simpson C, Lawson-Smith M, Screen R, Shahid M, Waldram M, Power D. Use of a multidirectional angular stable locking plate for 4 corner fusion of the degenerative wrist: early results. BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting York UK 2012; IFSSH New Delhi India 2013.

Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Anwar M, Tan S, Power D.  Use of a sheep’s forelimb as a model for digital nerve and vessel repair.  British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Anwar M, Tan S, Jose R, Power D. Comparative anatomy of the sheep forelimb and digital flexor sheath: a model for training in flexor tendon surgery.  British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Simpson C, Lawson-Smith M, Anwar M, Craigen M, Tan S, Power D. Anatomical and technical aspects of the medial condylar free vascularized graft.  British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Wu F, Shahid M, Lawson-Smith M, Hayward S, Leonard M, Rees G.  Audiovisual distraction as an adjunct to anxiety relief in hand surgery with regional anaesthesia.  British Orthopaedic Association Meeting Birmingham UK October 2013.  BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting York UK 2012.

Shahid M, Bourne K, Mahroof S, Wu F, Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Jose R, Titley G.  The flexible Asian hand. British Orthopaedic Association Meeting Birmingham UK October 2013; BSSH Autumn Scientific Meeting York UK 2012.

Knight R, Simpson C, Lawson-Smith M, Gupta M, Pinder R, Power D. Distal interphalangeal joint fusion using the Headless Compression Screw. BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting Harrogate UK 2013.

Simpson C, Lawson-Smith M, Crawford L, Tan S, Power D.  Management of the complex scaphoid non-union with the medial femoral condyle vascularized graft. BSSH Spring Scientific Meeting Harrogate UK, 2013.

Power P, Tan S, Lawson-Smith M, Anwar M, Simpson C, Miller C.  Nerve Transfer surgery part 1: The current management of partial upper brachial plexus injuries.  British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Power P, Lawson-Smith M, Tan S, Anwar M, Simpson C, Miller C.  Nerve Transfer surgery part 2: The current management of partial upper brachial plexus injuries.  British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK July 2012.

Lawson-Smith M, Simpson C, Anwar M, Tan S, Jose R, Power D. The forearm adipofascial perforator flap for reconstruction in the upper limb. British Association of Clinical Anatomists Swansea UK 2012; BSSH Scientific meeting York UK 2012.

Schweiger K, Gueorguiev B, Lawson-Smith M, Windolf M and Stoffel K. Biomechanical potential of angular stable locking for intramedullary nailing of distal tibia fractures. German Congress of Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Berlin October 2008.

Webb JA, Lawson-Smith M and Beaver RJ. The Modular Neck – Stem Taper- A Corrosive problem?

Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting WA Branch Annual Scientific Meeting 2010; Australian Orthopaedic Association National Meeting (Adelaide) 2010.

Lawson-Smith M, Beaver R, Harvie P, Sloan K. Radiostereophotometric analysis of the ESKA short stem. Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting WA Branch Annual Scientific Meeting 2008 and 2009.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Schweiger K and Stoffel K. Biomechanical investigation of the locked expert tibial nail. Australian Orthopaedic Association Meeting WA Branch Annual Scientific Meeting, 2007.

Sinha I, Lawson-Smith MJ, Booth MB, Dehn TD. Laparoscopic subtotal cholecystectomy. Association of Surgeons in Training, London UK May 2006; Royal Society of Medicine Meeting Bristol UK October 2005.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Lim TS and Harper J. Audit of fractured neck of femur patients.  Royal Australasian College of Surgeons/ Western Australian Orthopaedic Service Registrars Meeting 2006; Australian Orthopaedic Nurses Association (WA) Meeting 2006.

Lawson-Smith MJ and McGeachie JK. An investigation of the regeneration of skeletal muscle. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons/ Western Australian Orthopaedic Service Registrars Meeting 2006.

McLoughlin R, Qazim A, Sebastian SS, Seery J, Lawson-Smith M, O-Morain CA, Buckley M. Colorectal screening clinic: results of early experience. Irish Society of Gastroenterology Conference 2002.

Lawson-Smith M, McGeachie JK, Maley MAL, Davies MV and Grounds MD. Desmin as a marker of myogenic cells in regenerating whole muscle grafts. 16th Western Australian Neuroscience Colloquium, Perth, Western Australian Neuroscience Society 1995.

Lawson-Smith MJ, Maley MAL, Davies MJ, Bolitho EM, Robertson TA and Grounds MD. Techniques for increasing the sensitivity of detection of antigens present at low levels in muscle tissue: tissue section and cell cultures. Combined Biological Sciences Meeting, Perth 1995.