Mr Adnan Saithna, Consultant Shoulder and Sports Injury Knee Surgeon

Based at Renacres Private Hospital. To make an appointment with Mr Saithna call 01704 842 031


Presentations     
Podium Presentations
(*denotes presenting author if not Mr Saithna)


​Saithna A, Sonnery-Cottet B et al. Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction is Associated with Significantly Reduced ACL Graft Rupture Rates and Improved Return to Sport at 2 Years. ISAKOS, Shanghai, China, June 2017


Sonnery-Cottet B*, Saithna A, Fernandes L , Ouanezar H, Thaunat M. Understand the hamstrings, Understand the future of football medicine. International Conference of Sport Rehabilitation and Traumatology, Football Medicine Strategies. Barcelona, Spain 13-15 May 2017

Saithna A, Sonnery-Cottet B et al. Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction is Associated with Significantly Reduced ACL Graft Rupture Rates at 2 Years. AANA, Denver, May 2017

Saithna A. Do we require another fundamental shift in the way we think of tendinopathy? A review of theories brought up to date. Liverpool Shoulder Masterclass, May 2017

Saithna A. Can we improve tendon biology and is augmentation helpful? Liverpool Shoulder Masterclass, May 2017

Saithna A. Calcific Tendinopathy: Do we understand the cause yet? Liverpool Shoulder Masterclass, May 2017

Saithna A. Combined ACL and ALL reconstruction. Minimally Invasive Surgery Conference, London, March 2017.

Saithna A. Translational Research in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease Seminar Series, Liverpool University, Feb 2017.

Old J*, Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, MacDonald PM. Shoulder Arthroscopy Does Not Adequately Visualize Pathology of the Long Head of Biceps Tendon, American Shoulder and Elbow Society, Boston, Oct 2016


Saithna A. British Orthopaedic, Sports Trauma and Arthroscopy Association Travelling Fellowship Report, Belfast, Sep 2016

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Shoulder Arthroscopy is an Inadequate Gold Standard for diagnosis of LHB Pathology. Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Quebec, June 2016 

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Biceps Tenoscopy: A Novel Strategy For Reducing the Rate of Missed Diagnoses of LHB Pathology. Canadian Orthopaedic Association, Quebec, June 2016 

Uppal H, Dhadwal A*, Dean B, Bose P, Saithna A. Predicting Intra-operative Periprosthetic Fracture During Uncemented Hemiarthroplasty for Intracapsular Neck of Femur Fractures. British Trauma Society Annual Meeting 2015 5th November 2015

Jordan RW*, Saithna A. Intramedullary nailing for fractures of the distal radius. British Society for Surgery of the Hand, London, October 2016.

Jordan RW*, Saithna A, Old J, MacDonald P. Does External Rotation Bracing for Anterior Shoulder Dislocation Actually Result in Reduction of the Labrum? A systematic review. Presented in the “Best of the Best” session at the BOA, Liverpool, September 2015

Jordan RW*, Saithna A, Published sensitivities and specificities for physical examination tests and imaging studies of the long head of biceps tendon are invalid. Eurpoean Orthopaedic Research Society, Bristol, September 2015.

Jordan RW*, Saithna A. Defining the role of intramedullary nailing for fractures of the distal radius. A systematic review. Eurpoean Orhopaedic Research Society, Bristol, September 2015.


Gee E, Hunt J, Saithna A. Tantalum in soft tissue reattachment surgery. UK Society for Biomaterials, Dublin 27th June 2015

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Proposing the need for a new gold standard in the diagnosis of LHB pathology. BESS, June 25th 2015, Sheffield

Gee E, Hunt J, Saithna A. Tantalum and Cellular Interaction. European Society for Surgical Research. June 2015 Liverpool

Gee E, Hunt J, Saithna A. Surgical Outcomes of tendon reattachment to porous metal – Is tantalum and appropriate biomaterial. European Society for Surgical Research. June 2015 Liverpool

Anley C* Morris G, Saithna A, James S, Snow M. The Radiological Work Up Of Patients With Patellar Femoral Pathology: Should The TT-TG Distance Be Measured On MRI And What Is Its Relationship To The TT-PCL Distance? Accepted for presentation ISAKOS, Lyon, 7-11.06.2015

Gee E*, Saithna A. Defining The Role Of Tantalum For Soft Tissue Reattachment In Orthopaedic Surgery. EFORT, Prague. 27-29.05.2015


Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Novel techniques for improving the sensitivity and specificity of arthroscopic diagnosis of long head of biceps tendon pathology. Phoenix, Arizona, USA, March 2015


C Anley*, A Saithna, G Morris, S James, M Snow. The Tibial Tubercle–Posterior Cruciate Ligament Distance:  An independent review of this new measurement. ESSKA, Amsterdam. 14.05.2014

Saithna A, Anley C, Paxton J, Grover L, Snow M. An evaluation of amniotic membrane allograft as a potential agent for biological augmentation of rotator cuff repair in an in vitro model. BESS, Leicester 19-21.06.2013

Saithna A, Spencer S, Carmont M, Crane T, Thompson P, Spalding T. Early experience with meniscal scaffolds for post menisectomy knee pain. Naughton Dunn Club. Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. 9.12.2011

Saithna A. The Harry Hollier Travelling fellowship. Prize winners presentation. Good Hope Hospital 21.04.2011

Krkovic M*, Baraza N, Saithna A.  Acute traumatic instability of the elbow joint. Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, 13-15.01.2011

Saithna A, Dekker AP*. The influence of computer navigation on trainee learning in hip resurfacing arthroplasty. British Society of Computer Aided Surgery, London 27.11.2009

Saithna A. Searching for the holy grail: Cartilage repair in young patients. Harry Hollier Travelling Fellowship Award. Good Hope Hospital 28.05.2009. 1st Prize

Boer R, Modi C*, Ho K, Saithna A, Krkovic M. Clinical experience with VAC-Instill treatment. British Trauma Society, Newcastle 15.05.2009

Saithna A, Carey Smith R, Radovanovic J, Thompson P, Dhillon M, Spalding T. Bone marrow stimulation cartilage repair surgery in the knee without prolonged non-weight bearing: it’s now a lot easier.British Orthopaedic Association, Liverpool 14.09.2008

Saithna A, Carey-Smith R, Thompson P, Dhillon M, Spalding T. Successful results following cartilage repair in the knee using a novel synthetic osteochondral scaffold.BASK, Bournemouth 18.04.2008

Saithna A, Carey-Smith R, Thomas M, Thompson P, Spalding T. Distal femoral opening wedge osteotomy: Are we good enough? BASK, Bournemouth 18.04.2008

Saithna A, Arbuthnot J, Carey-Smith R, Spalding T. Bilateral simultaneous ACL reconstruction: A safe option? BASK, Bournemouth 18.04.2008

Saithna A, Pynsent PB, Grimer RJ. The effect of delay on outcome in soft tissue sarcoma. EFORT, Florence, Italy, 14.05.2007

Saithna A, Ajayi O*, Thomas ET. The quality of internet sites providing information relating to hip resurfacing. The Naughton Dunn Club, 12.05.2007

Yaish F*, Saithna A, Stephen C, Cooper JP, Rajaratnum V, Craigen MAC Peripheral Nerve Injuries; A new objective clinical assessment tool. British Trauma Society Meeting, Leeds 12.10.2006

Peravali R*, Saithna A, Adam DJ, Bradbury AW, Gossain S, Wilmink AB. Positive microbiological cultures in patients undergoing arterial reconstruction - a basis for peri-operative antimicrobial chemoprophylaxis. European Vascular Surgery Society, Prague, 22.09.2006

Saithna A, Pynsent PB, Grimer RJ. The effect of diagnostic delay on outcome in soft-tissue sarcoma. British Orthopaedic Oncology Society, Edinburgh 07.07.2006

Saithna A, Yaish F, Moody W, Sargeant I. The influence of timing of surgery on wound complications in closed ankle fracture. The Naughton Dunn Club 13.05.2006.

Saithna A, Pynsent PB, Grimer RJ. The effect of diagnostic delay on outcome in soft-tissue sarcoma. British Sarcoma Group Conference, Birmingham 08.12.05

Saithna A, Pynsent PB, Grimer RJ. The effect of diagnostic delay on outcome in soft-tissue sarcoma. The Naughton Dunn Club 12.11.05

Saithna A. Trauma audit: Unexpected trauma outcomes. The Arthur Guest Prize, Heart of England Foundation Trust 24.06.2004. 1st Prize

Saithna A. Blunt subclavian artery trauma and post-operative chylothorax. Junior Doctors Prize, University Hospital Birmingham 28.06.2002. 1st Prize.

Ford S, Saithna A, Grimer RJ, Picci P. Comparison of the outcome of osteosarcoma at two specialist international orthopaedic oncology centres. International Society of Limb Salvage, Birmingham 10.10.01

Ford S, Saithna A, Grimer RJ, Picci P. Comparison of the outcome of  osteosarcoma at two specialist  international orthopaedic oncology centres. European Musculoskeletal Oncology Society, Pamplona, Spain 24.5.01

Ford S, Saithna A, Grimer RJ, Picci P. Comparison of the outcome of osteosarcoma at two specialist international orthopaedic oncology centres. British Orthopaedic Oncology Society, London 13.3.01

Poster Presentations           
Jordan R, Saithna A, Paxton J, Grover L, Krikler S, Thompson P. Tantalum Patellar Augments in the Post Patellectomy Knee: Are They Doomed To Failure? BASK, Telford 10-11.3.2015

Snow M, Saithna A, Anley C, Paxton J, Grover L.An evaluation of amniotic membrane allograft as a potential agent for biological augmentation of rotator cuff repair in an in vitro model. ESSKA, Amsterdam. 14-17.05.2014

Anley C, Saithna A., Morris G., James S., Snow M. Measurement of the tibial tubercle – trochlear groove distance on computer tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): Are they equivalent? ESSKA, Amsterdam. 14-17.05.2014.

Saithna A, Udebwe U, Paxton J, Snow M, Grover L. Using Amniotic Membrane Allograft to Augment Properties of Tissue-engineered Bone to Tendon Interfaces in vitro. UK Society of Biomaterials Annual Conference, Birmingham. 24-25.06.2013

Anley C, Saithna A, Morris G, James S, Snow M. The Radiological Work Up Of Patients With Patellar Femoral Pathology: Should The TT-TG Distance Be Measured On MRI And What Is Its Relationship To The TT-PCL Distance? ISAKOS, Toronto. 12-16.05.2013

Gee E, Hill C, Saithna A, Van der Ploeg I. Treatment of deformational plagiocephaly and torticollis using a weight distribution ring – a report of three cases. EFORT, Istanbul, 5-8.06.2013

Saithna A, Spencer S, Bird J, Thompson P, Spalding T. Early experience with meniscal scaffolds for the treatment of post menisectomy knee pain. British Orthopaedic Association, Dublin, 14.09.2011.

Baraza N, Saithna A, Krkovic M.  Acute Persistent Traumatic Anterior Dislocation of the Fractured Radial Head: Case Report and Novel Surgical technique. 2nd Prize for Posters. European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, Milan, Italy, 27.04. 2011. 2nd Prize

Modi CS, Saithna A, Wainwright D. An OK Technique for Mini-Invasive Fixation of a Trans-Articular Coronal Shear Fracture of the Distal Humerus. British Trauma Society, Manchester 05-06.05.2011

Dekker A, Saithna A, Wicks L, Bryan A. Safety and Cost Effectiveness of Removable Splintage for Buckle Fractures of the Distal Radius: A Systematic Review and Cost Minimisation Analysis. EFORT, Madrid 2010

Boer R, Modi C, Ho K, Saithna A, Krkovic M.Clinical experience with VAC-Instill treatment for septic- arthritis and infected implants. EFORT, Vienna, 03-06.06.2009

A Saithna, T Crane, K Dunn, T Kuchenbecker, P Thompson, M Dhillon, T Spalding. Qualitative MRI data related to clinical results following cartilage repair using TruFit plugs: A two-year follow up study. BASK, Edinburgh, 02-03.04.2009

Saithna A, Arbuthnot J, Almazedi B, Thompson P, Spalding T. Does ACL reconstruction with accelerated rehabilitation influence the outcome of concomitant meniscal repair? BASK, Edinburgh, 02-03.04.2009

Saithna A, Carey-Smith R, Thompson P, Spalding T. Distal femoral opening wedge osteotomy: Are we good enough? British Orthopaedic Association, Liverpool 14.09.2008.

Saithna A, Arbuthnot J, Spalding T. Simultaneous bilateral ACL reconstruction. EFORT, Nice, 2008.

Saithna A, Ajayi O, Thomas ET. The quality of internet sites providing information relating to hip resurfacing. EFORT, Florence 11-15.05.2007

Saithna A, Pynsent PB, Grimer RJ. The effect of diagnostic delay on outcome in soft-tissue sarcoma. British Orthopaedic Association Annual Congress, Glasgow 26.09.2006

Yaish F*, Saithna A, Stephen C, Cooper JP, Rajaratnum V, Craigen MAC. Peripheral Nerve Injuries; A new objective clinical assessment tool. Federation of European Society for Surgeons of the Hand, Glasgow 28.06.2006

Saithna A, Keen M.The effect of stimulators of differentiation on 5HT3 and muscarinic receptor expression in NG108-15 cells. British Pharmacological Society, Nottingham 14.07.99