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Publications: Dr Kashif Akhtar

Vaghela KR, Trockels A, Lee J, Akhtar K ( 2022 ) . Is the Virtual Reality Fundamentals of Arthroscopic Surgery Training Program a Valid Platform for Resident Arthroscopy Training? . Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research vol. 480 , ( 4 ) 807 - 815 .
Ahmad Z, Ang S, Rushton N, Harvey A, Akhtar K, Dawson-Bowling S, Noorani A ( 2022 ) . Platelet-Rich Plasma Augmentation of Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Lowers Retear Rates and Improves Short-Term Postoperative Functional Outcome Scores: A Systematic Review of Meta-Analyses . Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation vol. 4 , ( 2 ) e823 - e833 .
Charalambou A, Segaren N, Haldar A, Vaghela KR, Aftab S, Montgomery A, Akhtar K, Lee JK ( 2021 ) . Validation of a Virtual Reality Simulator for Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Insertion . Surgical technology international vol. 38 , 415 - 421 .
Mulligan A, Vaghela KR, Jeyaseelan L, Lee J, Akhtar K ( 2020 ) . Transferable Global Rating Scales in the Validation of the ArthroSim™ Virtual Reality Arthroscopy Simulator . Surgical technology international vol. 37 , 306 - 311 .
Velazquez-Pimentel D, Stewart E, Trockels A, Achan P, Akhtar K, Vaghela KR ( 2020 ) . Global Rating Scales for the Assessment of Arthroscopic Surgical Skills: A Systematic Review . Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery vol. 36 , ( 4 ) 1156 - 1173 .
Charalambous A, Segaren N, Haldar A, Aftab S, Lee J, Akhtar K ( 2019 ) . O14 The training effect of a Virtual reality simulator for percutaneous pedicle screw fixation in the lumbar spine . BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning . Conference: Oral Presentations vol. 5 ,
Haldar A, Charalambous A, Segaren N, Vaghela K, Montgomery A, Lee J, Akhtar K ( 2019 ) . O20 Virtual reality simulation in trauma and orthopaedics; not just limited to traditional procedures alone . BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning . Conference: Oral Presentations vol. 5 ,
Vaghela KR, Lee J, Akhtar K ( 2018 ) . Performance on a Virtual Reality DHS Simulator Correlates with Performance in the Operating Theatre . Surg Technol Int vol. 33 ,
Khatri C, Sugand K, Wigley C, Akhtar K, Gupte C ( 2017 ) . Time-Based or Attempt Based Training Programmes: A Cost Efficiency Study . International Journal of Surgery vol. 47 , s86 - s87 .
Heaton SR, Little Z, Akhtar K, Ramachandran M, Lee J ( 2016 ) . Using simulation to train orthopaedic trainees in non-technical skills: A pilot study . World Journal of Orthopedics vol. 7 , ( 8 ) 475 - 480 .
Garfjeld Roberts P, Guyver P, Baldwin M, Akhtar K, Alvand A, Price AJ, Rees JL ( 2016 ) . Validation of the updated ArthroS simulator: face and construct validity of a passive haptic virtual reality simulator with novel performance metrics . Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy
Akhtar K, Sugand K, Wijendra A, Sarvesvaran M, Sperrin M, Standfield N, Cobb J, Gupte C ( 2016 ) . The transferability of generic minimally invasive surgical skills: Is there crossover of core skills between laparoscopy and arthroscopy? . Journal of Surgical Education vol. 73 , ( 2 ) 329 - 338 .
Middleton RM, Baldwin MJ, Akhtar K, Alvand A, Rees JL ( 2016 ) . Which global rating scale?: A comparison of the ASSET, BAKSSS, and IGARS for the assessment of simulated arthroscopic skills . Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume vol. 98 , ( 1 ) 75 - 81 .
Chen A, Sabharwal S, Akhtar K, Makaram N, Gupte CM ( 2015 ) . Time-driven activity based costing of total knee replacement surgery at a London teaching hospital . Knee vol. 22 , ( 6 ) 640 - 645 .
Sugand K, Akhtar K, Khatri C, Cobb J, Gupte C ( 2015 ) . Training effect of a virtual reality haptics-enabled dynamic hip screw simulator . Acta Orthopaedica vol. 86 , ( 6 ) 695 - 701 .
Price AJ, Erturan G, Akhtar K, Judge A, Alvand A, Rees JL ( 2015 ) . Evidence-based surgical training in Orthopaedics: How many arthroscopies of the knee are needed to achieve consultant level performance? . Bone and Joint Journal vol. 97-B , ( 10 ) 1309 - 1315 .
Akhtar K, Sugand K, Sperrin M, Cobb J, Standfield N, Gupte C ( 2015 ) . Training safer orthopedic surgeons . Acta Orthopaedica vol. 86 , ( 5 ) 616 - 621 .
Sugand K, Akhtar K, Khatri C, Cobb J, Gupte C ( 2015 ) . Training effect of a virtual reality haptics-enabled dynamic hip screw simulator: A randomized controlled trial . Acta Orthopaedica
Akhtar K, Sugand K, Wijendra A, Standfield NJ, Cobb JP, Gupte CM ( 2015 ) . Training safer surgeons: How do patients view the role of simulation in orthopaedic training? . Patient Safety in Surgery vol. 9 , ( 1 )
Duncan JM, Nahas S, Akhtar K, Daurka J ( 2015 ) . The Use of a 3D Printer in Pre-operative Planning for a Patient Requiring Acetabular Reconstructive Surgery . J Orthop Case Rep vol. 5 , ( 1 ) 23 - 25 .
Randelli PS, Cabitza F, Ragone V, Compagnoni R, Akhtar K ( 2015 ) . Need and wishes from the anthroscopy community . Effective Training of Arthroscopic Skills ,
Randelli PS, Karahan M, Ferguson JY, Akhtar K, Sherman K ( 2015 ) . Obstacles Faced in the Classical Training System: Why Is There a Need for Newer Systems? . Effective Training of Arthroscopic Skills ,
Horeman T, Akhtar K, Tuijthof GJ ( 2015 ) . Physical simulators . Effective Training of Arthroscopic Skills ,
Akhtar K, Standfield NJ, Gupte CM, Tuijthof GJ ( 2015 ) . Virtual reality simulators . Effective Training of Arthroscopic Skills ,
Heaton S, Ramachandran M, Akhtar K, Little Z, Lee J ( 2014 ) . 0114 Using Simulation To Train Orthopaedic Registrars In Non-technical Skills . Conference: Research Papersa12.3 - a1a13 .
Sugand K, Akhtar K, Anand A, Patel A, Bhattacharya R, Gupte C ( 2014 ) . 0193 Distributive Interactive Simulation (dis) For Intramedullary Femoral Nailing: A Feasability Study . BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning . Conference: Research Papers vol. 1 ,
Khatri C, Sugand K, Anjum S, Akhtar K, Gupte C ( 2014 ) . 0198 Self-assessment Of Skills On A Virtual-reality Orthopaedic Trauma Simulator - Does Practice Lead To Insight Of Performance? . BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning . Conference: Posters Without Presentations vol. 1 ,
Sugand K, Khatri C, Akhtar K, Cobb J, Gupte C ( 2014 ) . 0200 The Impact Of Video Gaming On Training Future Orthopaedic Surgeons – Does Play Correlate With Skill? . BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning . Conference: Posters With Oral Presentations vol. 1 ,
Sugand K, Khatri C, Akhtar K, Gupte C ( 2014 ) . 0204 Gender Differences In Performance On A Virtual Reality Haptic Dynamic Hip Screw Simulator . BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning . Conference: Posters Without Presentations vol. 1 ,
Sugand K, Khatri C, Akhtar K, Gupte C ( 2014 ) . Face validity and acceptability of a virtual reality, haptic enabled dynamic hip screw simulator . International Journal of Surgery vol. 12 ,
Sugand K, Khatri C, Akhtar K, Gupte C ( 2014 ) . Insight into performance on virtual reality simulation of dynamic hip screw fixation . International Journal of Surgery vol. 12 ,
Khatri C, Anjum S, Sugand K, Akhtar K, Gupte C ( 2014 ) . The impact of video gaming on the acquisition of skills of future orthopaedic surgeons . International Journal of Surgery vol. 12 ,
Khatri C, Sugand K, Anjum S, Vivekanantham S, Akhtar K, Gupte C ( 2014 ) . Does video gaming affect orthopaedic skills acquisition? A prospective cohort-study . PLoS ONE vol. 9 , ( 10 )
Bayona S, Akhtar K, Gupte C, Emery RJH, Dodds AL, Bello F ( 2014 ) . Assessing performance in shoulder arthroscopy: The imperial global arthroscopy rating scale (IGARS) . Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery vol. 96 , ( 13 )
Duncan JM, Daurka J, Akhtar K ( 2014 ) . Use of 3D printing in orthopaedic surgery . BMJ (Online) vol. 348 ,
Akhtar KSN, Somashekar N, Willis-Owen CA, Houlihan-Burne DG ( 2014 ) . Clinical outcomes of bilateral single-stage unicompartmental knee arthroplasty . Knee vol. 21 , ( 1 ) 310 - 314 .
Akhtar KSN, Chen A, Standfield NJ, Gupte CM ( 2014 ) . The role of simulation in developing surgical skills . Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine vol. 7 , ( 2 ) 155 - 160 .
Akhtar K, Wijendra A, Bayona S, Gupte C, Bello F, Standfield N, Cobb JP ( 2013 ) . Assessing Skills Decay on a Knee Arthroscopy Simulator . Arthroscopy The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery vol. 29 , ( 10 )
Akhtar K, Bayona S, Bello F, Gupte C, Cobb JP ( 2013 ) . Validation of a Virtual Reality Knee Arthroscopy Simulator for Surgical Training . Arthroscopy The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery vol. 29 , ( 10 ) e138 - e139 .
Akhtar K, Sugand K, Sarvesvaran M, Wijendra A, Standfield N ( 2013 ) . The transferability of generic laparoscopic and arthroscopic simulator skills: A prospective randomised controlled study . BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY . vol. 100 , 163 - 163 .
Akhtar KSN, Akhtar D, Simmons J ( 2013 ) . A readily available alternative to chinese finger traps for fracture reduction . Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England vol. 95 , ( 2 )
Sugand K, Metcalfe D, Arya D, Akhtar K ( 2013 ) . History lessons in medical education: A current necessity? . Surgical Practice vol. 17 , ( 1 ) 18 - 21 .
Al-Hadithy N, Dodds AL, Akhtar KSN, Gupte CM ( 2013 ) . Current concepts of the management of anterior cruciate ligament injuries in children . Bone and Joint Journal vol. 95 B , ( 11 ) 1562 - 1569 .
Barrow A, Akhtar K, Gupte C, Bello F ( 2013 ) . Requirements analysis of a 5 degree of freedom haptic simulator for orthopedic trauma surgery . Studies in Health Technology and Informatics . vol. 184 , 43 - 47 .
Chen A, Gupte C, Akhtar K, Smith P, Cobb J ( 2012 ) . The Global Economic Cost of Osteoarthritis: How the UK Compares . Arthritis vol. 2012 ,
Nestel D, Kneebone R, Nolan C, Akhtar K, Darzi A ( 2011 ) . Formative assessment of procedural skills: Students' responses to the objective structured clinical examination and the integrated performance procedural instrument . Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education vol. 36 , ( 2 ) 171 - 183 .
Chen A, Willis-Owen C, Akhtar K, Kamineni S ( 2010 ) . Failure of asnis III 5.0mm cannulated screw: A case report . Cases Journal vol. 3 , ( 1 )
Akhtar K, Lee G, Khan M, Mitchell A, Livni N, Christmas T ( 2010 ) . The role of embolization in the management of tumour recurrence after radical nephrectomy . British Journal of Hospital Medicine vol. 71 , ( 1 ) 52 - 53 .
Daurka J, Chen A, Akhtar K, Kamineni S ( 2009 ) . Tardy posterior interosseous nerve palsy associated with radial head fracture: A case report . Cases Journal vol. 2 , ( 1 )
Nestel D, Bello F, Kneebone R, Akhtar K, Darzi A ( 2008 ) . Remote assessment and learner-centred feedback on procedural skills . Clinical Teacher vol. 5 , ( 2 ) 88 - 92 .