Dr Adnan Saithna, Orthopedic Surgeon, Sano Orthopedics

Based at St Lukes South Hospital, Overland Park, KS. To make an appointment with Dr Saithna please call (816) 525-2840



Praz C, Kandhari VK, Saithna A, Sonnery-Cottet B. ACL rupture in the immediate build-up to the Olympic Games: return to elite alpine ski competition 5 months after injury and ACL repair. BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Mar 15;12(3). pii: e227735

Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, Felipe Galvão Abreu, Adnan Saithna, et al. Successful Return to Elite Sport After Bilateral Knee Dislocations: A Case Report. OJSM June 2019. doi.org/10.1177/2325967119845017

Saithna A. Editorial Commentary: Editorial commentary: the multiligament injured knee: current controversies and strategies for improving outcomes. Annals of Translational Medicine April 2019. doi: 10.21037/atm.2019.04.20

Helfer L, Vieira TD, Praz C, Fayard JM, Thaunat M, Saithna A, Sonnery-Cottet B. Triaxial accelerometer evaluation is correlated with IKDC grade of pivot shift.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Jun. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05563-7

Blache Y, Kouevidjin B, de Guise J, Dumas R, Saithna A, Sonnery-Cottet B, Thaunat M. Lateral extra-articular reconstruction length changes during weightbearing knee flexion and pivot shift: A simulation study.Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2019 Jun;105(4):661-667.

Boutefnouchet T, Jordan RW, Saithna A. Comparison of outcomes following arthroscopic capsular release for idiopathic, diabetic and secondary adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder: A Systematic Review. OTSR June 2019 pii: S1877-0568(19)30086-6

Monaco E, Helito CP, Redler A, Argento G, De Carli A, Saithna A, Helito PVP, Ferretti A. Correlation Between Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Surgical Exploration of the Anterolateral Structures of the Acute Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Injured Knee.Am J Sports Med. 2019 Apr;47(5):1186-1193.

Malik SS, Tahir M, Jordan RW, Malik SS, Saithna A. Is shortening of displaced midshaft clavicle fractures associated with inferior clinical outcomes following nonoperative management? A systematic review.J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S1058-2746(19)30005-9

Temponi EF, Saithna A, Honorio de Carvalho L, Teixeira BP, Sonnery-Cottet B. Non-operative treatment for partial ruptures of the lateral collateral ligament occurring in combination with complete ruptures of the anterolateral ligament: A common injury pattern in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu athletes with an acute knee injury. OJSM 2019. doi:10.1177/2325967118822450 

Landreau P, Catteeuw A, Hamie F, Saithna A, Sonnery-Cottet B, Smigielski R. Anatomic Study and Reanalysis of the Nomenclature of the Anterolateral Complex of the Knee Focusing on the Distal Iliotibial Band: Identification and Description of the Condylar Strap. The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 7(1), 2325967118818064

Praz C, Viera TD, Saithna A, Rosenstiel N, Kandhari V, Nogueira H, Sonnery-Cottet B. Risk factors for Lateral Meniscus Posterior Root Tears in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injured Knee: An Epidemiological Analysis of 3956 Patients. AJSM Jan 2019 (online first) doi:10.1177/0363546518818820

Saithna A, Jordan RW. Regarding “Editorial Commentary: Thank You, Thank You, Thank You for Demonstrating Histologic Evidence of Shoulder Bicipital Tunnel Disease in the Absence of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Findings”. Arthroscopy, Jan 2019;35(1):8-9

Redler A, Monaco E, Helito CP, Saithna A, Ferretti A. Correlation between Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Surgical Exploration  of the Anterolateral Structures of the Acutely Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injured Knee. Accepted AJSM Jan 2019

Y Blache, R Dumas, J de Guise, A Saithna, B Sonnery-Cottet, M Thaunat. Technical considerations in lateral extra-articular reconstruction coupled with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A simulation study evaluating the influence of surgical parameters on the control of knee stability. Clinical Biomechanics 61, 136-143

Monaco E, Fabbri M, Redler A, Gaj E, De Carli A, Argento G, Saithna A, Ferretti A. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction is associated with greater tibial tunnel widening when using a bioabsorbable screw compared to an all-inside technique with suspensory fixation.KSSTA 2018 Nov 7. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5275-x. [Epub ahead of print]

Jordan RW, Saithna A. Acromioclavicular Joint Augmentation at the Time of Coracoclavicular Ligament Reconstruction Fails to Improve Functional Outcomes Despite Significantly Improved Horizontal Stability. KSSTA 2018 Sep 28. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5152-7. [Epub ahead of print]

Daggett M, Stephenson C, Dobson J, Whitaker A, Redler A, Monaco E, Wright B, Saithna A, Sonnery-Cottet B. Anatomic and Histological Study of the Anterolateral Aspect of the Knee: A SANTI Group Investigation.Orthop J Sports Med. 2018 Oct 11;6(10):2325967118799970.

Nikolaus Rosenstiel, Cesar Praz, Hervé Ouanezar, Adnan Saithna, Mathieu Thaunat, MD, Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, Combined Anterior Cruciate and Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction in the Professional Athlete: Clinical Outcomes from the SANTI Group in a Series of Seventy Patients With a Minimum Follow Up of Two Years. Accepted by Arthroscopy September 2018

Sonnery Cottet B, Praz C, Rosentiel N, Blakeney WG, Ouanezar H, Kandhari V, Vieira, TD Saithna A. Epidemiological Evaluation of Meniscal Ramp Lesions in 3214 ACL-Injured Knees from the SANTI Database: A Risk Factor Analysis Including Study of Secondary Meniscectomy Rates Following 769 Ramp Repairs. Accepted by AJSM 2018 Nov;46(13):3189-3197

Delaloye JR, Murar J, Vieira TD, Barth J, Saithna A, Ouanezar H, Sonnery-Cottet B. Combined Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair and Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction. Accepted by Arthroscopy Techniques July 2018.

Getgood A, Brown C, Lording T, Amis A, Claes S, Geeslin A, Musahl V; ALC Consensus Group (including Saithna A).The anterolateral complex of the knee: results from the International ALC Consensus Group Meeting.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2018 Jul 25. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-5072-6. [Epub ahead of print]. 

Jordan RW, Bentick K, Saithna A. Transtendinous Repair of Partial Articular Sided Supraspinatus Tears is associated with Higher Rates of Stiffness and Significantly Inferior Early Functional Scores than Tear Completion and Repair: A Systematic Review.Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2018 Jul 20. pii: S1877-0568(18)30186-5. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2018.06.007. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Sonnery-Cottet B, Saithna A, Quelard B, Daggett M, Borade A, Ouanezar H, Thaunat M, Blakeney WG. Arthrogenic muscle inhibition after ACL reconstruction: a scoping review of the efficacy of interventions.Br J Sports Med. 2018 Sep 7. pii: bjsports-2017-098401.

Jordan RW, Saithna A, Kimani P, Modi C, Drew S, Lawrence T. Total elbow arthroplasty versus plate fixation for distal humeral fractures in elderly patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 2018,(29:4): 384-399

Muramatsu K, Saithna A, Watanabe H, Sasaki K, Yokosawa K, Hachiya Y, Banno T, Helito CP, Sonnery-Cottet B. Three-dimensional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee: An Evaluation of Intact and Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Deficient Knees From the Scientific Anterior Cruciate Ligament Network International (SANTI) Study Group.Arthroscopy. 2018 May 2. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.02.014

Jordan RW, Sloan R, Saithna A. Should We Avoid Shoulder Surgery In Wheelchair Users? A Systematic Review of Outcomes and Complications. Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2018 Apr 26. pii: S1877-0568(18)30119-1. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2018.03.011

Ounezar H, Blakeney WG, Latrobe C, Saithna A et al. The popliteus tendon provides a safe and reliable location for all-inside meniscal repair device placement. KSSTA, March 2018. doi: 10.1007/s00167-018-4889-3

Fernandes LR, Ouanezar H, Saithna A, Sonnery-Cottet B. Combined ACL reconstruction and Segond fracture fixation fails to abolish anterolateral rotatory instability.BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Mar 20;2018. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-224457

Saithna A, Thaunat M, Delaloye JR et al. Combined ACL and Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction. JBJS EST, Jan 2018. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.ST.17.00045 

Helito CP, Saithna A et al. Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction: A Possible Option in the Therapeutic Arsenal for Persistent Rotatory Instability After ACL Reconstruction. OJSM, Jan 2018. doi: 10.1177/2325967117751348

Saithna A, Cavaignac E, Sonnery-Cottet B et al. Segond Fractures in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Injured Knee: Letter to the Editor. Accepted AJSM Feb 2018

Cavaignac E, Saithna A, Monaco E, Helito CP, Daggett M, Reina N, Sonnery-Cottet B. Is Treatment of Segond Fracture Necessary With Combined Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction? Letter to the Editor.Am J Sports Med. 2018 Apr;46(5):NP13-NP14. doi: 10.1177/0363546518764420. 

Bertrand Sonnery-Cottet, Jean Romain Delaloye, William Blakeney, Adnan Saithna  et al. Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction Protects The Repaired Medial Meniscus: A Comparative Study of 383 ACL Reconstructions from the SANTI Study Group  with a Minimum Follow Up of Two Years. Am J Sports Med. 2018 May. doi: 10.1177/0363546518767659

Delaloye JR, Murar J, Sanchez MG, Saithna A, et al. How to Rapidly Abolish Knee Extension Deficit after Injury/Surgery: A practice Changing Video Pearl from the SANTI Study Group. Accepted Arthroscopy Techniques Feb 2018

Ounezar H, Thaunat M, Saithna A et al. Suture Repair of Full Radial Posterior Lateral Meniscus Tears Using a Central Midline Portal. Arthroscopy Techniques, October 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2017.06.054

Monaco E, Sonnery-Cottet, Daggett M, Saithna A, Helito C, Ferretti A. Elimination Of The Pivot-Shift Sign After Repair Of An Occult Anterolateral Ligament Injury In An ACL Deficient Knee. Accepted OJSM Sep 2017. doi: 10.1177/2325967117728877

Sonnery-Cottet B, Barbosa NC, Vieira TD, Saithna A. Clinical outcomes of extra-articular tenodesis/anterolateral reconstruction in the ACL injured knee.Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2017 Jun 12. doi: 10.1007/s00167-017-4596-5. 

Thaunat M, Clowez G, Saithna A, Cavalier M, Choudja E, Vieira T, Fayard J, Sonnery-Cottet B. Re-Operation Rates after Combined ACL and ALL Reconstruction: A Cohort Study of 548 patients with minimum two years follow-up. Accepted by AJSM March 2017

Vieira TD, Thaunat M, Saithna et al. Surgical Technique For Arthroscopic Resection of Painful Bipartite Patella. Accepted by Arthroscopy Techniques, March 2017

Temponi EF, de Carvalho Júnior LH, Saithna A, Thaunat M, Sonnery-Cottet B. Incidence and MRI characterization of the spectrum of posterolateral corner injuries occurring in association with ACL rupture. Skeletal Radiol. 2017 Apr 20. doi: 10.1007/s00256-017-2649-y. [Epub ahead of print]

Buscaryet F, Temponi EF, Saithna A, Thaunat M, Sonnery-Cottet B. 3D-CT  Evaluation Of Tunnel Positioning In ACL Reconstruction Using The Single Anteromedial Bundle Biological Augmentation Technique. OJSM May 2017. doi:10.1177/2325967117706511

Sonnery-Cottet B, Saithna A, Cavalier M, Kajetanek, Frois Temponi CE, Daggett M, Helito CP, Thaunat M. Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction is Associated with Significantly Reduced ACL Graft Rupture Rates at a Minimum Follow Up of 2 Years: A Prospective Comparative Study of 502 Patients from the SANTI Study Group. AJSM Feb 2017. doi: 10.1177/0363546516686057

Sonnery-Cottet B, Saithna A, Azeem A, Choudja E, Baptiste Pic J, Cabaton J, Thaunat Mathieu. Hamstring donor site block provides equivalent pain relief to intra-articular injection following ACL reconstruction: A prospective non-randomized trial. OTSR, 2017 Apr;103(2):235-238. doi: 10.1016/j.otsr.2016.11.011

Sonnery-Cottet B, Saithna A, Azeem A, Choudja E, Baptiste Pic J, Cabaton J, Thaunat Mathieu. Analgésie après reconstruction du ligament croisé antérieur : infiltration du site de prélèvement des ischio-jambiers versus injection intra-articulaire. Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique 103(2):156-159 · April 2017 doi: 10.1016/j.rcot.2016.12.016

Sonnery-Cottet B, Saithna A, Helito C, Daggett M, Thaunat M. Regarding "Antero- lateral Ligament of the Knee, Fact or Fiction?". Arthroscopy. 2016 Sep;32(9):1740-1. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2016.07.001.

Saithna A, Old J, MacDonald P. Re: A 70 degree Arthroscope Significantly Improves Visualization of the Bicipital Groove in the Lateral Decubitus Position. Arthroscopy Dec 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2016.09.012

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Biceps Tenoscopy: Arthroscopic Evaluation of The Extra-Articular Portion of The Long Head of Biceps Tendon. Arthroscopy Tech, Dec 2016.. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2016.08.018

Richards B, Riley J, Saithna A. Improving the diagnostic quality and adequacy of shoulder radiographs in a District General Hospital.BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2016 Aug 11;5(1). doi: 10.1136/bmjquality.u209855.w3501. 2016.

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Safety of the “inside-out” electrocautery technique for rapid localization of the biceps tendon in the subacromial space. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery June 2016;17(2):98–99

Saithna A. Current Concepts and Strategies for Reducing Rates of Persistent Rotatory Instability and Improving Return to Sport After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. COP, May 2016;27(3):239-240

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Transillumination of the bicipital groove: a novel technique for localization of the long head of biceps tendon in the subacromial space. Current Orthopaedic Practice April 2016;27(2):212-214

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Shoulder Arthroscopy Does Not Adequately Visualize Pathology Of The Long Head Of Biceps Tendon. OJSM 2016 Jan 8;4(1):2325967115623944. doi: 10.1177/2325967115623944

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. A cadaveric assessment of the risk of nerve injury during open subpectoral biceps tenodesis using a bicortical guideiwre. KSSTA Jan 2016, pubished online ahead of print. doi:10.1007/s00167-015-3972-2

Uppal H, Dhadwal A, Downham C, Dean B, Saithna A. Predicting Intra-Operative Periprosthetic Fracture during Uncemented Hemiarthroplasty for Intracapsular NOF Fractures. EC Orthopaedics 2016;3(3):303-310.

Jordan RW, Saithna A, Published sensitivities and specificities for physical examination tests and imaging studies of the long head of biceps tendon are invalid. Published online ahead of print KSSTA Nov 2015. DOI 10.1007/s00167-015-3862-7

Jordan RW, Saithna A. Defining the role of intramedullary nailing for fractures of the distal radius. A systematic review. Bone Joint J October 2015 vol. 97-B no. 10 1370-1376. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.97B10.35297
Saithna A, Jordan RW. External Rotation and Abduction Bracing in the Management of First-Time Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: Letter to the Editor. AJSM 43(8):NP23-NP24, Aug 2015 DOI: 10.1177/0363546515597219

Gee E, Hanson E, Saithna A. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty in Rheumatoid Arthritis: A Systematic Review. Open Orthop J. 2015 Jul 31;9:237-45.

Saithna A, Chizari M, Morris G, Anley C, Wang M, Snow M. An Analysis of the Biomechanics of Interference Screw Fixation and Sheathed Devices for Biceps Tenodesis. Clin Biomech. 2015 Jul;30(6):551-7.

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. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Aug;43(8):NP23-4. doi: 10.1177/0363546515597219

Saithna A, MacDonald PM. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries: A Practical Guide To Management, edited by Gregory C Fanelli, 03/2015: chapter Combined Posterior Cruciate Ligament and Posteromedial Reconstruction: pages 209-219; Springer., ISBN: 978-3-319-12071-3

Anley C, Morris G, Saithna A, James S, Snow M. Using both the TT-TG and TT-PCL distances in the work up of patients with patellofemoral pathology. AJSM March 26, 2015 ; published online before print March 26, 2015, doi:10.1177/0363546515576128

Jordan RW, Saithna A, Smith N, Norris R, Sprowson A, Foguet P. Does intra-operative tissue sample enrichment help or hinder the identification of micro-organisms in prosthetic joint infection? Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2015 May;25(4):731-6. doi: 10.1007/s00590-014-1564-3.

Roberts S, Saithna A, Bethune R. Improving theatre efficiency and utilisation through early identification of trauma patients and enhanced communication between teams. BMJ Quality Improvement Reports BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2015 Feb 27;4(1)

Jordan R, Saithna A, Paxton JZ, Grover LM, Thompson P, Krikler S. Early failure of tantalum patellar augments in the post-patellectomy knee. Current Orthopaedic Practice 2014; 25(5):472-477. doi: 10.1097/BCO.0000000000000139

Jordan RW, Smith NA, Saithna A, Sprowson AP, Foguet P. Sensitivities, specificities, and predictive values of microbiological culture techniques for the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:180416. doi: 10.1155/2014/180416.

Modi CS, Karthik K, Marks A, Saithna A, Rai S, Drew S. Accuracy of abduction-external rotation (ABER) versus standard magnetic resonance arthrography in the diagnosis of intra-articular shoulder pathology. Orthopedics 2013;36(3):337-342

Saithna A, Kundra R, Getgood A, Spalding T. Opening wedge distal femoral varus osteotomy for lateral compartment osteoarthritis in the valgus knee. Knee. 2013 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24041521

Chahal GS, Saithna A, Brewster M, Gilbody J, Lever S, Khan WS, Foguet P. A comparison of complications requiring return to theatre in hip and knee arthroplasty patients taking enoxaparin versus rivaroxaban for thromboprophylaxis. Ortop Traumatol Rehabil. 2013 Mar-Apr;15(2):125-9. PMID: 23652532

Gee E, Saithna A, Hill C, Van Der Ploeg I. Treatment of deformational plagiocephaly and torticollis using a weight distribution ring – a report of three cases. JPOB 2013 May;22(3):275-81 PMID: 23358241

Saithna A, Gogna R, Baraza N, Modi C, Spencer S. Eccentric exercise protocols for Patella Tendinopathy: Should we really be withdrawing athletes from sport? A systematic review. Open Orthop J. 2012;6:553-7. PMID: 23248727

Saithna A, Kundra R, Modi CS, Getgood A, Spalding T. Distal femoral varus osteotomy for lateral compartment osteoarthritis in the valgus knee. A systematic review of the literature. Open Orthop J. 2012;6:313-9. 2012. PMID:22905074

Spencer S, Carmont M, Saithna A, Dhillon M, Thompson P, Spalding T. Meniscal Scaffold Implants. Early Experience and Review of the Literature. Knee. 2012 Dec;19(6):760-5. PMID:22381629

Baraza N, Saithna A, Krkovic M. Acute Persistent Traumatic Anterior Dislocation of the Fractured Radial Head - Case Report and Surgical Technique. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012 Apr;21(4):e5-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2011.07.035. PMID: 21963388

Modi C, Saithna A, Wainwright W. The OK technique for fixation of a trans-articular coronal shear fracture of the distal humerus. Shoulder & Elbow. 2011;3(4):228-231.

Saithna A, Arbuthnot J, Carey-Smith R, Spalding T. Simultaneous bilateral ACL reconstruction: A safe option. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2010, Volume 18, Number 8, Pages 1071-1074. PMID: 19847401

Kundra RK, Newman S, Saithna A, Lewis AC, Srinivasan S, Srinivasan K. Absorbable or non-absorbable sutures? A prospective, randomised evaluation of aesthetic outcomes in patients undergoing elective day-case hand and wrist surgery.

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2010 Nov;92(8):665-7. PMID: 20659358

Saithna A. The influence of hydroxyapatite coating of external fixator pins on pin loosening and pin track infection: A systematic review. Injury. 2010 Feb;41(2):128-32. PMID: 19486974

Saithna A, Boer R, Costa M, Drew S. Is extracorporeal shockwave therapy for calcifying tendonitis of the rotator cuff associated with a significant improvement in the Constant-Murley score? A systematic review. Current Orthopaedic Practice. 20(5):566-571, October 2009.

Saithna A, Moody W,  Jenkinson E, Almazedi B, Sargeant I. The influence of timing of surgery on soft tissue complications in closed ankle fractures. EJOST 2009;19(7):481-484

Saithna A, Dekker A. The influence of computer navigation on trainee learning in hip resurfacing arthroplasty. Computer Aided Surgery. 2009;4:117-122 PMID: 20121591

M. Carmont, R. Carey-Smith, A. Saithna, M. Dhillon, P. Thompson, T. Spalding. Delayed Incorporation of a TruFit Plug: Perseverance Is Recommended. Arthroscopy 2009(25):810-814.PMID:19560648

Saithna A, Ajayi OO, Davis ET. The quality of internet sites providing information relating to hip resurfacing. Surgeon 2008;6(2):85-7. PMID: 18488773

Saithna A, Pynsent PB, Grimer RJ. Retrospective analysis of the impact of symptom duration on prognosis in soft tissue sarcoma. Int Orthop. 2008 Jun;32(3):381-4. PMID: 17377790

Saithna A, Scriven M. Severe tricuspid regurgitation presenting with lower limb venous haemorrhage. Int J Clin Pract. 2008 Apr;62(4):651-2. PMID: 18324954

Peravali R, Saithna A, Adam DJ, Wilmink AB. Positive microbiological cultures in patients  undergoing arterial reconstruction - a basis for peri-operative antimicrobial chemoprophylaxis.  European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Extra 2006(12):38-41.

Saithna A, Barsoum G, Faizal A. Haemorrhagic disruption of the Spleen: A previously un-reported complication of Churg-Strauss syndrome. Gastroenterology Today, Spring 2006;38-41

Ford S, Saithna A, Grimer RJ, Picci P. Comparison of the outcome of osteosarcoma at two specialist international orthopaedic oncology centres. Sarcoma 2004;8(1):13-18. PMID: 18521388


Jordan RW, Saithna A. Intramedullary nailing for distal radial fractures: a systematic review. Bone and Joint Journal 99-B:64 · April 2017

Jordan RW, Saithna A. Arthroscopy is an inadequate gold standard for diagnosing biceps pathology. Bone and Joint Journal 99-B:86 · April 2017

Old J, Saithna A, et al. Shoulder arthroscopy does not adequately visualize pathology of the long head of biceps tendon. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 26(5):e173 · April 2017

Jordan RW, Saithna A, Published sensitivities and specificities for physical examination tests and imaging studies of the long head of biceps tendon are invalid – a systematic review. KSSTA 2016;24(S1)174

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. A cadaveric assessment of the risk of nerve injury during open subpectoral biceps tenodesis using a bicortical guideiwre. KSSTA 2016;24(S1)174

Saithna A, Longo A, Leiter J, Old J, MacDonald PM. Proposing the need for a new gold standard for assessment of long head of biceps pathology. Shoulder & Elbow 10/2015; 7(4):309.

Gee E, Hunt J, Saithna A. Tantalum and Cellular Interaction. European Surgical Research. June 2015; 55(1):167

Gee E, Hunt J, Saithna A. Surgical Outcomes of tendon reattachment to porous metal – Is tantalum and appropriate biomaterial. European Surgical Research. June 2015; 55(1):167

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. KSSTA May 2014; 22(1):S403

Anley C, Saithna A, Morris G, James S, Snow M. The tibial tubercle - posterior cruciate ligament distance: An independent review of this new measurement 05/2014; 22(1):1-5. DOI: 10.1007/s00167-014-2916-6

Modi C, Saithna A, Wainwright W. The OK technique for fixation of a trans-articular coronal shear fracture of the distal humerus. JBJS Br Proceedings July 2012 94-B: 34

Saithna A, Dekker AP. The influence of computer navigation on trainee learning in hip resurfacing arthroplasty. JBJS Br Proc, Jul 2011; 93-B: 386

Saithna A, Carey-Smith R, 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. JBJS Br Proc, Jan 2011; 93-B: 13.

Saithna A, Dunne K, Kuchenbecker T, Thompson P, Dhillon M, Spalding T. Qualitative MRI related to clinical results following cartilage repair using Trufit plugs. JBJS Br Proceedings July 2010;Vol 92-B, Issue SUPP_III, 423.

Saithna A, Arbuthnot J, Almazedi B, Spalding T. Does ACL reconstruction with accelerated rehabilitation influence the outcome of concomitant meniscal repair? JBJS Br Proceedings July 2010;Vol 92-B, Issue SUPP_III, 423.

Boer R, Modi C, Ho K, Saithna A, Krkovic M. Clinical experience with VAC-Instill treatment for septic-arthritis and infected implants. Injury Extra 2009 Oct; 40(10):216

Saithna A, Arbuthnot J, Carey Smith R, Thomas M, Spalding T. Bilateral Simultaneous Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. JBJS Br Proceedings, Sep 2009; 91-B: 418.

Saithna A, Carey Smith R, Thomas M, Thompson P, Spalding T. Opening Wedge Distal Femoral Varus Osteotomy. Is It Good Enough? JBJS Br Proceedings, Sep 2009; 91-B: 416.

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. JBJS Br Proceedings, Sep 2009; 91-B: 415.

Saithna A, Feras Y, Moody W, Sargeant I. The influence of timing of surgery on soft tissue complications in closed ankle fractures. JBJS Br Proc, Mar 2009;91-B: 115.

Saithna A, Pynsent P, Grimer R. Retrospective analysis of symptom duration in soft  tissue sarcoma: Does a delay in diagnosis affect outcome? JBJS Br Proceedings,  Jul 2008; 90-B: 397.

Yaish  F, Saithna A, Stephen C, Cooper JP, Rajaratnum V, Craigen MAC. Peripheral Nerve Injuries; A new objective clinical assessment tool. Injury Extra 38(4) April 2007;125

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. EJVES 32(5) November 2006;603

Ford S, Saithna A, Grimer RJ, Picci P. Comparison of the outcome of osteosarcoma at two specialist international orthopaedic oncology centres. JBJS 2003;85B:II;112.

Ford S, Saithna A, Grimer RJ, Picci P. Comparison of the outcome of osteosarcoma at two specialist international orthopaedic oncology centres. Sarcoma 2001;5:222-223.

Saithna A, Keen M. The effect of stimulators of differentiation on 5HT3 and muscarinic receptor expression in NG108-15 cells. British Journal of Pharmacology: Proceedings Supplement October 1999;128:158P