Research & Publications

Below are a selection of my Research Publications and Presentations. (This is intermittently updated)

Book Chapters

Key Topics in Orthopaedic Trauma, JP Med Publishing 10th April 2018, ISBN 1909836435. 5 Chapters; C1 & 2 Fractures, Subaxial Cervical Spine Injuries, Whiplash, Thoracolumbar Fractures, Spinal Cord injury

Medical Journal Publications

National temporal variation in major trauma in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Kieffer WKM, Michalik D, Bernard J, Bouamra O, Rogers BA, TRAUMA 2021, In Press and Online January 21

Radicular Arm Pain, Patnaik S, Carr A, Inaparthy P, Kieffer WKM, BJHM, In Press

RECOVERY Collaborative Group, Dexamethasone in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2021 Feb 25;384(8):693-704. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2021436. Epub 2020 Jul 17. PMID: 32678530; PMCID: PMC7383595.

RECOVERY Collaborative Group, Effect of Hydroxychloroquine in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2020 Nov 19;383(21):2030-2040. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2022926. Epub 2020 Oct 8. PMID: 33031652; PMCID: PMC7556338

Thirty-day mortality following surgical management of hip fractures during the COVID-19 pandemic: findings from a prospective multi-centre UK study.Narang A, Chan G, Aframian A, Ali Z, Carr A, Goodier H, Morgan C, Park C, Sugand K, Walton T, Wilson M, Belgaumkar A, Gallagher K, Ghosh K, Gibbons C, Keightley A, Nawaz Z, Wakeling C, Sarraf K, Rogers BA, Kieffer WKM.Int Orthop. 2020 Aug 29. PMID: 32862265

Lordosis Recreation with PLIF Surgery – What Is the Influence on Adjacent Segment Lordosis? – An Observational Study of Radiological Alignment Change. Kamlanathan V, Kieffer WKM, Zhu M, Baker J, Robertson PA. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2020 Mar 19. PMID: 32205687.

Metastatic spinal cord compression. Patnaik S, Turner J, Inaparthy P, Kieffer WK.Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2020 Apr 2;81(4):1-10. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2019.0399.PMID: 32339020

Predictors of mortality in elderly patients with fractures of the odontoid process – can we use non-spinal scoring systems? Shafafy R, Valsamis E, Luck J, Dimock R, Rampersad S, Kieffer W, Morassi G, Elsayed S, Bone Joint J. 2019 Mar;101-B(3):253-259. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.101B3.BJJ-2018-1004.R1. PMID 30813791

How not to miss major spinal pathology in neck pain.Haider Z, Rossiter D, Shafafy R, Kieffer W, Thomas M. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2018 Jul 2;79(7):C98-C102. PMID 29995537

Judging Anterior Cervical Plate Length, Capella S, Kieffer W KM, Way A, Annals RCSEng, 2018 Mar 15:1. PMID: 29543043

How not to miss major spinal pathology in patients with back pain. Rossiter DJ, Haider Z, David B, Kieffer WK, Way A. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2017 May 2;78(5):C66-C69. PMID: 28489442

Consenting Patients with Femoral Neck Fractures – How well are we involving patient’s relatives? Qasim SA, Oyekan A, Boyd RP, Kieffer WK, Panose P. J Perioper Pract. 2016 Jun;26(6):148-52. PMID: 27498441

Temporal Variation In Major Trauma Admissions. Kieffer W KM, Michalik D, Gallagher K, McFadyen I, Bernard J, Rogers BA, Annals RCSEng, 2016 Jan 7:1-10 PMID: 26741676

Perioperative management of traumatic limb amputations due to civilian trauma: current practice and future directions, Cumberworth J, Kieffer W KM, Harry L, Rogers BA, JPP, 2015 Dec;25(12):262-6. PMID: 26845788

An Opportunity in Op-Notes, Rudra S, Kieffer W KM, Briffa N, Kantak A, JPP, 2015 Oct; 25(10): 204-6 PMID: 26717589

A comparative analysis of the patient characteristics and cost of managing intravenous drug users (IVDU) with soft tissue abscesses with non-IVDU. Chotai N, Gallagher K, Kieffer WKM, Rogers BA, Ricketts DM, Surgeon. 2014 Sep 4. pii: S1479-666X(14)00103-6, PMID: 25201626

Increasing Compliance with the WHO Safer Surgery Checklist, Kieffer WKM, Quaye MC, Chotai N, Ricketts DM, J Perioper Pract 2013 Dec;23(12):288-91 PMID 24404707

The Results of Total Hip Replacement for Fractured Neck of Femur in Octogenarians, Kieffer WKM, Dawe E, Linidisfarne EAO, Rogers BA, Nicol S, Stott P, J. Arthroplasty, 2013 Aug 16, PMID 23958235

Pre-Operative Albumin as a Predictor of 1 Year Mortality in Patients with fractured Neck of Femur, Kieffer WKM, Rennie CS, Gandhe AJ, Annals RCSEng, Vol 95 No 1 January 2013, PMID 23317722

Predicting postoperative urinary retention after lower limb Arthroplasty; WKM Kieffer, TPC Kane; Annals RCSEng, Vol 94 No 5 July 2012, PMID 22943234

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