Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Publications

2015

2015 University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster publication (external site)

Selected 2015 Publications
  1. Long-term Follow-up of Pulmonary Function and Scoliosis in Patients With Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy and Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Journal of pediatric orthopedics , Volume 36 , Issue 1 (2016) Kenon Chua , Chin Yik Tan , Zhaojin Chen , Hee Kit Wong , Eng Hin Lee , Stacy K H Tay , Hian Tat Ong , Daniel Y T Goh , James H P Hui
  2. Effect of storage temperature and equilibration time on polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) bone cement polymerization in joint replacement surgery. Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research , Volume 10 , Issue 1 Pages: 178 Bryan T H Koh , J H Tan , Amit Kumarsing Ramruttun , Wilson Wang
  3. Changes in dimensions of total knee arthroplasty anterior knee dressings during flexion: Preliminary findings. International journal of orthopaedic and trauma nursing , Volume 19 , Issue 4 (2015) Keng Lin Wong , Luke Peter , Shen Liang , Siddharth Shah , Faisal Johandi , Wilson Wang
  4. Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Augmentation of Rabbit Flexor Tendon Healing. Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand , Volume 20 , Issue 3 (2015) Min He , Aaron Wei Tat Gan , Aymeric Yu Tang Lim , James Cho Hong Goh , James Hoi Po Hui , Alphonsus Khin Sze Chong
  5. Post Traumatic Avascular Necrosis of the Proximal Carpal Row - A Case Report. Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand , Volume 20 , Issue 3 (2015) Ruben Manohara , Sandeep Jacob Sebastin , Mark Edward Puhaindran
  6. Characteristics of Fingertip Injuries in Children in Singapore. Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand , Volume 20 , Issue 3 (2015) Mala Satku , Mark Edward Puhaindran , Alphonsus Khin Sze Chong
  7. Interpretation of hip fracture patterns using areal bone mineral density in the proximal femur. Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery (2015) Hwee Weng Dennis Hey , Weizhong Jonathan Sng , Joel Louis Zongwei Lim , Chuen Seng Tan , Alfred Tau Liang Gan , Jun Han Charles Ng , Fareed H Y Kagda
  8. Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Retain Multilineage Differentiation Capacity Including Neural Marker Expression after Extended In Vitro Expansion. PloS one , Volume 10 , Issue 9 (2015) Rachel K Okolicsanyi , Emily T Camilleri , Lotta E Oikari , Chieh Yu , Simon M Cool , Andre J van Wijnen , Lyn R Griffiths , Larisa M Haupt
  9. Bone-marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells assembled with low dose BMP-2 in a three dimensional hybrid construct enhances posterolateral spinal fusion in syngeneic rats. The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society (2015) Tao Hu , Sunny Akogwu Abbah , Soo Yein Toh , Ming Wang , Raymond Wing Moon Lam , Mathanapriya Naidu , Gajadhar Bhakta , Simon Cool , Kishore Bhakoo , Jun Li , James Cho-Hong Goh , Hee-Kit Wong
  10. Outcome of Single-Bundle Hamstring Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Using the Anteromedial Versus the Transtibial Technique: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association , Volume 31 , Issue 9 (2015) Yongsheng Chen , Kerk Hsiang Zackary Chua , Amritpal Singh , Jun Hao Tan , Xi Chen , Shi Hui Tan , Bee Choo Tai , Krishna Lingaraj

2014

2014 University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster publication (external site)

Selected 2014 Publications
  1. Python bite: an unusual cause of hand injury. Journal of hand and microsurgery , Volume 6 , Issue 1 (2014) Ryan Siqi Yak , Anna Carin Lundin , Yeong Pin Peng , Sandeep Jacob Sebastin
  2. Advances in Mesenchymal Stem Cell-based Strategies for Cartilage Repair and Regeneration. Stem cell reviews (2014) Wei Seong Toh , Casper Bindzus Foldager , Ming Pei , James Hoi Po Hui
  3. Cross-Finger Dermal Pocketing to Augment Venous Outflow for Distal Fingertip Replantation. Techniques in hand & upper extremity surgery (2014) Valerie H Tan , Arul Murugan , Tun-Lin Foo , Mark E Puhaindran
  4. Mediolateral subchondral tibial bone mineral density difference does not predict osteoarthritis progression. Orthopedics , Volume 37 , Issue 4 (2014) Lim Chin Tat , Gurpal Singh , Sng Bo Yan Jonathan , Low Siew Leng , Shen Liang , Friedemann Awiszus , Christoph H Lohmann , Shamal Das De
  5. The modified Pirogoff's amputation in treating diabetic foot infections: surgical technique and case series. Diabetic foot & ankle , Volume 5 (2014) Aziz Nather , Keng Lin Wong , Amaris Shumin Lim , Dennis Zhaowen Ng , Hwee Weng Hey
  6. Impact of trimalleolar ankle fractures: How do patients fare post-operatively? Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons , Volume 20 , Issue 1 (2014) Choon Chiet Hong , Nazrul Nashi , Shuvendu Prosad Roy , Ken Jin Tan
  7. Use of intraoperative cell-salvage for autologous blood transfusions in metastatic spine tumour surgery: a systematic review. The lancet oncology , Volume 15 , Issue 1 (2014) Naresh Kumar , Yongsheng Chen , Aye S Zaw , Deepti Nayak , Qasim Ahmed , Richie Soong , Hee K Wong
  8. High-resolution molecular validation of self-renewal and spontaneous differentiation in adipose-tissue derived human mesenchymal stem cells cultured in human platelet lysate. Journal of cellular biochemistry (2014) Amel Dudakovic , Emily Camilleri , Scott M Riester , Eric A Lewallen , Sergiy Kvasha , Xiaoyue Chen , Darcie J Radel , Jarett M Anderson , Asha A Nair , Jared M Evans , Aaron J Krych , Jay Smith , David R Deyle , Janet L Stein , Gary S Stein , Hee-Jeong Im , Simon M Cool , Jennifer J Westendorf , Sanjeev Kakar , Allan B Dietz , Andre J van Wijnen
  9. Cemented Cruciate-Retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty in Osteoarthritis: A Comparison of Pegged and Stemmed Tibial Designs. The journal of knee surgery (2014) Siddharth Mahesh Shah , Andrew Quoc Dutton , Shen Liang , Geoffrey Ng , Shamal Dasde
  10. Engineering cell matrix interactions in assembled polyelectrolyte fiber hydrogels for mesenchymal stem cell chondrogenesis. Biomaterials (2014) Deepak Raghothaman , Meng Fatt Leong , Tze Chiun Lim , Jerry K C Toh , Andrew C A Wan , Zheng Yang , Eng Hin Lee

2013

2013 University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster publication (external site)

Selected 2013 Publications
  1. Ceramic Femoral Component Fracture in Total Knee Arthroplasty: An Analysis Using Fractography, Fourier-Transform Infrared Microscopy, Contact Radiography and Histology. The Journal of arthroplasty , Volume 29 , Issue 5 (2014) Alexander P Krueger , Gurpal Singh , Frank Timo Beil , Bernd Feuerstein , Wolfgang Ruether , Christoph H Lohmann
  2. Stem cells and biological approaches to treatment of wrist problems. Journal of wrist surgery , Volume 2 , Issue 4 (2013) Alphonsus K S Chong , Min He
  3. Cervical intradural abscess masquerading as an epidural collection. Global spine journal , Volume 3 , Issue 4 (2013) Muhammed Yaser Hasan , K Karuppiah Kumar , Sein Lwin , Leok-Lim Lau , Naresh Kumar
  4. Bicompartmental versus total knee arthroplasty for medial and patellofemoral osteoarthritis. Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong) , Volume 21 , Issue 3 (2013) S M Tan , A Q Dutton , K C Bea , V P Kumar
  5. Blood loss in spinal tumour surgery and surgery for metastatic spinal disease: a meta-analysis. The bone & joint journal , Volume 95-B , Issue 5 (2013) Y Chen , B C Tai , D Nayak , N Kumar , K H Chua , J W Lim , R W L Goy , H K Wong
  6. Administration of PTH and ibandronate increases ovariectomized rat compact bone viscoelasticity. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials , Volume 22 (2013) Xiao Yang , Swee-Hin Teoh , Shamal DasDe , Taeyong Lee
  7. The Dominant Role of IL-8 as an Angiogenic Driver in a Three-dimensional Physiological Tumor Construct for Drug Testing. Tissue engineering. Part A (2013) Pamela H S Tan , Su Shin Chia , Siew Lok Toh , James Goh , Saminathan Suresh Nathan
  8. A Modified Suture Technique for Fixation of the Akin Osteotomy. The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons , Volume 52 , Issue 2 (2013) Shuvendu Prosad Roy , Ken Jin Tan
  9. The reconstruction of large bone defects in the upper limb. Injury (2013) Aaron W T Gan , Mark E Puhaindran , Robert W H Pho
  10. Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for injured growth plate. Frontiers in bioscience (Scholar edition) , Volume 5 (2013) Awang B Shukrimi , Mohd H Afizah , Jacqueline F Schmitt , James H P Hui

2012

2012 University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster publication (external site)

Selected 2012 Publications
  1. The potential of human fetal mesenchymal stem cells for off-the-shelf bone tissue engineering application. Biomaterials (2012) Zhi-Yong Zhang , Swee-Hin Teoh , James H P Hui , Nicholas M Fisk , Mahesh Choolani , Jerry K Y Chan
  2. Planning correction of the varus ankle deformity with ankle replacement. Foot and ankle clinics , Volume 17 , Issue 1 (2012) Ken-Jin Tan , Mark S Myerson
  3. Comparison of the Pedicle Screws Placement Between Electronic Conductivity Device and Normal Pedicle Finder in Posterior Surgery of Scoliosis. Journal of spinal disorders & techniques (2012)Yu-Shu Bai , Yun-Fei Niu , Zi-Qiang Chen , Xiao-Dong Zhu , Liu Ka Po Gabriel , Hee Kit Wong , Ming Li
  4. The susceptibility of the femoral neck to fracture: An assessment incorporating the effects of age-remodeling and stress reduction. Journal of biomechanics (2012) Taeyong Lee , Abhishek V Rammohan , Ally Chan , Vincent Beng Chye Tan , Shamal Das De , Thomas M Link , Felix Eckstein , Benjamin W Schafer
  5. Improved Mesenchymal Stem Cells Attachment and In Vitro Cartilage Tissue Formation on Chitosan-Modified Poly(l-Lactide-co-Epsilon-Caprolactone) Scaffold. Tissue engineering. Part A , Volume 18 , Issue 3-4 (2012) Zheng Yang , Yingnan Wu , Chao Li , Tianting Zhang , Yu Zou , James H P Hui , Zigang Ge , Eng Hin Lee
  6. Heparan Sulfate Enhances the Self-Renewal and Therapeutic Potential of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Human Adult Bone Marrow. Stem cells and development (2012) Torben Helledie , Christian Dombrowski , Bina Rai , Zophia X H Lim , Ian Lee Hock Hin , David A Rider , Gary S Stein , Wanjin Hong , Andre J van Wijnen , James H Hui , Victor Nurcombe , Simon M Cool
  7. Posterior interosseous nerve palsy after needle acupuncture. The Journal of hand surgery, European volume(2012) S Sreedharan , A Y T Lim , M E Puhaindran
  8. An analysis of the pull-out strength of 6 suture loop configurations in flexor tendons. The Journal of hand surgery , Volume 37 , Issue 2 (2012) T Karjalainen , M He , A K S Chong , A Y T Lim , J Ryhanen
  9. Culture-negative hand abscesses in immunocompetent individuals. Singapore medical journal , Volume 53, Issue 2(2012) Y M Ho , S J Sebastin , A Y Lim

2011

2011 University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster publication (external site)

Selected 2011 Publications
  1. Alison MR, Guppy NJ, LML S, Micholson LJ. Finding cancer stem cells: are aldehyde dehydrogenase fit for purpose? The Journal of Pathology 2011 Jan;223(2):148-52.
  2. Teh TK, Toh SL, Goh J. Optimization of the silk scaffold sericin removal process for retention of silk fibroin protein structure and mechanical properties. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A Epub May 2011 5(3).
  3. Yap L, Li J, Phang IY, Ong LT, Ow JZ, Goh JC, Nurcombe V, Hobley J, Choo A, Oh S, Cool S, Birch W. Defining a threshold surface density of vitronectin for the stable expansion of human embryonic stem cells. Tissue Engineering Part C Methods. 2011 Feb;17(2):193-207. Epub Aug 20
  4. Fong LS, Chan KH, Goodman SB. Stell cell homing in musculoskeletal injury. Biomaterials 2011 Jan 32(2):395-409. Epub Oct 62
  5. Abbah SA, Lam XF, Kumarsing RA, Hutmacher DW, Goh JC, Wong HK. Autogenous bone marrow stromal cell sheets loaded mPCL/TCP scaffolds induced osteogenesis in a porcine model of spinal interbody fusion. Tissue Engineering Part A. 2011 Mar;17(5-6):809-17. Epub Oct 26
  6. Hee HT, HK Wong, Chuah YJ, Tan HM, Setiobudi T. Vascularization and morphological changes of th endplate after axial compression and distraction of the intervertebral disc. Spine 2011 Apr 1;36(7):505-11. Epub Oct 22
  7. Bramono DS, Rider DA, Murali S, Nurcombe V, Cool SM. The effect of human bone marrow stroma derived heparan sulfate on the ex-vivo expansion of human cord blood haemopoeitic stem cells. Pharmaceutical Research. Epub 24 Dec
  8. Ma K, Liao S, He L, Lu J, Ramakrishna S, Chan CK. Effects of nanofiber/stem cell composites on wound healing in acute full thickness skin wounds. Tissue Engineering Part A. Epub 2011 Jan 19
  9. Teh TK, Toh SL, Goh J. Aligned hybrid silk scaffold for enhanced differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells into ligament fibroblasts. Tissue Engineering Part C Methods. Epub 2011 Mar 8
  10. Leong DT, Lim J, Goh X, Pratap J, Pereira BP, Kwok HS, Nathan SS, Dobson JR, Lian JB, Ito Y, Voorhoeve PM, Stein GS, Salto-Tellez M, Cool SM, van Wijnen AJ, Cancer related ectopic expression of the bone related transcription factor RUNX2 in non-osseous mestastic tumor cells is linked to cell proliferation and motility. Breast Cancer Research. Epub Oct
  11. Lee T, Revanth RG, Lam K, Lee P, Chung YS, Choi J, Tan VBC, Das De S, Das De S. Fast tool for evaluation of iliac crest tissue elastic properties using the reduced basis methods Journal of Biomechanical Engineering - Transactions of the ASME 2010 Dec;132(12):121009
  12. Lingaraj K, Morris H, Bartlett J. Polyethylene thickness in unicompartmental knee arthroplasty. The Knee. Epub May 25
  13. Yeow CH, Lee PVS, Goh J. Non linear relationship of the knee with the hip and ankle, and their relative postures during landing. The Knee. Epub Jul 16
  14. Yeow CH, Lee PVS, Goh J. Shod landing provides enhanced energy dissipation at the knee joint relative to barefoot landing from different heights. The Knee. Epub Aug 24
  15. Ng D, Das De S. Modified Mitchell's osteotomy for moderate to severe hallux valgus - An outcome study. Journal of Foot and Ankle. 2011 Jan-Feb;50(1):50-4. Epub 22 Nov
  16. Toh WS, Lee EH, Cao T. Potential of human embryonic stem cells in cartilage tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Stem Cell Rev and Rep. Epub 29 Dec
  17. Bhakta G, Sharma RK, Gupta N, Cool S, Nurcombe V, Maitra A. Multifunctional slice nanoparticles with potentials of imaging and gene delivery. Nanomedicine. Epub Jan 2011
  18. Yeow CH, Lee PV, Goh JC. An investigation of lower extremity energy dissipation strategies during single leg and double leg landing based on sagittal and frontal plane biomechanics. Human Movement Science. Epub 2011 Mar 14
  19. Ng YH, Gino PD, Lingaraj K, Das De S. Femoral shaft fractures in the elderly - Role of prior bisphosphonate therapy. Injury. Epub 2011 Feb 10

2010

2010 University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster publication (external site)

Selected 2010 Publications
  1. Bibhukhalyan PN, Goh J, Toh SL, Satpathy GR. In vitro study of stem cell communication via gap junctions for fibrocartilage regeneration at entheses. Regenerative Medicine 2010; 5(2):221-229
  2. Chee KG, Lahiri A, Lim AYT. A clinically feasible method of surface marking for the superficial palmar arch based on correlation of size matched angiograms to fixed landmarks in the hand. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2010;125(3):123e-124e
  3. Das De S, Setiobudi T, Shen L, S Das De, A rational approach to management of alendronate related subtrochanteric fractures. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery British Volume 2010;92(5):679-86
  4. Dong Y, Liao S, Ngiam M, Chan CK, Ramakrishna S. Distinctive degradation behaviours of electrospun polygycolide, poly (DL-lactide-co-glycolide), and poly (L-lactide-co-epsilon-caprolactone) nanofibers cultured with/without porcine smooth muscle cells. Tissue Engineering Part B Rev 2010 Jan;16 (1):283-98.
  5. Dutton A, Cheong E, Goh J, Lee EH, Hui J. Enhancement of meniscal regeneraton with mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) in the porcine model. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery British Volume 2010 Jan 92(1): 169-75
  6. Ghee CK, Lahiri A, Lim AY. A clinically feasible method of surface marking for the superficial palmar arch based on correlation of size matched angiograms to fixed landmarks in the hand. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2010 Mar;125(3):123e-4e
  7. Hee HT, HD Ismail, Lim CH, Goh J, Wong HK. Effects of implantation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells, disc distraction and combined therapy on reversing degeneration of the intervertebral disc. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2010 Mar;125(3):123e-4e
  8. Hee HT, Zhang J, Wong HK. Effects of cyclic dynamic tensile strain on previously compressed inner annulus fibrosus and nucleus pulposus cells of human intervertebral disc - an in vitro study. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2010;28(4):503-9
  9. Hey HW, Hee HT. Lumbar degenerative spinal deformity: Surgical options of PLIF, TLIF and M1-TLIF. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics 2010:44(2):159-62
  10. Ho ST, Cool SM, Hui HP, Hutumacher DW. The influence of fibrin based hydrogels on the chondrogenic differentiation of human bone marro stromal cells. Biomaterials 2010 Jan;31(1):38-47.
  11. Ho ST, Hutmacher DW, Ekaputra AK. Hitendra D, Hui HP. The evaluation of a phasic osteochondral implant coupled with an electroospun membrane in a large animal model. Tissue Engineering 2010 Apr 16(4):1123-41
  12. Hossein N, Hui HP, Choong EP, Tai BC, Lee EH. Autologous bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells versus autologous chondrocyte implantation: An observational cohort study. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2010;38(6):1110-1116.
  13. Kapickis M, Lahiri A, Lim AYT. Different angiogenic behaviour of ligated saphenous and epigastric vascular bundles in avascular environment: an in-vivo experimental study. Hand Surgery 2010;15(10:17-25
  14. Karjainen T, He M, Chong A, Lim AY, Rylanen J. Nickel titanium wire in circumferential suture of a flexor tendon repair: a comparison to polypropylene. Journal of Hand Surgery 2010 35 (7):1160-64
  15. Kundnani V, Zhu L, Hee HT, Wong HK. Multimodal intraoperative neuromonitoring in corrective surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics 2010;44(1):64-72
  16. Lim AY. Injection of botulinum toxin to the extensor carpi radialis brevis for tennis elbow. Journal of Hand Surgery European 2010 Jun;35(5):425-6
  17. Ling L, Murali S, Stein GS, van Wijnen AJ, Simon MC. Glycosaminoglycans modulate RANKL-induced osteoclastogenesis. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 2010 Apr 15;109(6):1222-31.
  18. Lingaraj K, Poh CK, Wang WEJ. Vascular endotheliat growth factor (VEGF) is expressed during articular cartilage growth and re-expressed in osteoarthritis. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2010:39(5):399-403
  19. Liu S, Tian Q, Hedrick JL, Hui HP, Eee PL, Yang YY. Biomimetic hydrogels for chondrogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells to neocartilage. Biomaterials 2010; 31:7298-7307
  20. Nathan SS, Chan L, Tan WL, Tan I, Go M, Chuah B, Wong A. The need for a system of prognostication in skeletal metastasis to decide best end-of-life care - A call to arms. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2010 Jun;39:676-6
  21. Nather A, Chionh SB, Tay LM, Rajeswari K, Erasmus A, Nambiar A. Foot screening for diabetes. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2010 Jun;39 (6):472-4
  22. Nather A, Han YY, Chan PL. Nambiar A. Effectiveness of vacumn assisted closure (VAC) therapy in the healing of chronic diabetic foot ulcers. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2010;39(5):353-8

2009

2009 University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster publication (external site)

Selected 2009 Publications
  1. Liu KGP, Buchowski JM, Bunmaprasert T, Yeom JS, Sheh H, Riew KD. Revision surgery following cervical laminoplasty:etiology and treatment strategies" Spine 2009;34(25):2760-8
  2. Tan KJ, Moe MM, Vaithinathan R, Wong HK. Curve progression in idiopathic scoliosis: Follow-up study to skeletal maturity" Spine 2009 Apr 1; 34(7):697-700
  3. Ekaputra AK, Zhou Y, Cool SM, Hutmacher DW. Composite electrospun scaffolds for engineering tubular bone grafts" Tissue Engineering Part A "2009 Dec 15(12): 3779-88, Epub Jun 15"
  4. Haupt LM,Murali S,Mun FK,Teplyuk N, Mei LF,Stein GS,van Wijnen AJ, Nurcombe V, Cool SM. The heparan sulfate proteoglycan (HSPG) glypican-3 mediates commitment of MC3T3-E1 cells toward osteogenesis" Journal of cellular physiology 2009;220 (3):780-91
  5. He, Liumin; Liao, Susan; Quan, Daping; Ngiam, Michelle; Chan, Casey K; Ramakrishna, S; Lu, Jiang. The influence of laminin-derived peptides conjugated to Lys-capped PLLA on neonatal mouse cerebellum C17.2 stem cells. " Biomaterials 2009 Mar;30(8):1578-86. Epub 2009 Jan 1.
  6. Kumarasuriyar A, Murali S, Nurcombe V, Cool SM. Glycosaminoglycan composition changes with MG-63 osteosarcoma osteogenesis in vitro and induces human mesenchymal stem cell aggregation. " Journal of Cellular Physiology "2009 Mar; 218 (3): 501-11, Epub Nov 5"
  7. Kumarasuriyar, A; Lee, I; Nurcombe, V; Cool, S M. De-sulfation of MG-63 cell glycosaminoglycans delays in vitro osteogenesis, up-regulates cholesterol synthesis and disrupts cell cycle and the actin cytoskeleton." Journal of cellular physiology 2009 Jun;219(3):572-83.Epub Jan 13
  8. Ma K, Laco F, Ramakrishna S, Liao S, Chan CK. Differentiation of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells into multi-layered epidermis-like cells in 3D orgnotypic coculture" Biomaterials 2009 Jul;30 (19):3251-8.Epub Mar 12
  9. Ngiam M, Liao S, Patil AJ, Cheng Z, Yang F, Gubler MJ, Ramakrishna S, Chan CK, Fabrication of Mineralized Polymeric Nanofibrous Composites for Bone Graft Materials." Tissue Engineering Part A "2009;15(3):535-46, Epub Aug 31 (08)"
  10. Sawyer AA, Song SJ, Susanto E, Chua P, Lam CX, Woodruff MA, Hutmacher DW, Cool SM. The stimulation of healing within a rat calvarial defect by mPCL-TCP/collagen scaffolds loaded with rhBMP-2" Biomaterials. 2009 May;30(13):2479-88. Epub 2009 Jan 21.
  11. Abbah SA, Lam CXF, Hutmacher DW, Goh J, Wong HK. Biological performance of a polycaprolactone-based scaffold used as fusion cage device in a large animal model of spinal reconstructive surgery" Biomaterials 2009 Oct; 30(28):5086-93. Epub Jun 21
  12. Fan H, Liu H, Toh SL,Goh J. Anterior cruciate ligament regeneration using mesenchymal stem cells and silk scaffold in large animal model" Biomaterials 2009 Oct; 30(28):4967-77. Epub Jun 18
  13. Pereira BP, Zhou Y, Gupta A, Leong DT, Aung KZ, Ling L, Pho RWH, Galindo M, Salto-Tellez M, Stein GS, Cool SM, Van Wijnen A, Nathan SS. Runx2, p53 and pRB status as diagnostic parameters for deregulation of osteoblast growth and differentiation in a new pre-chemotherapeutic osteosarcoma cell line (OS1)" Journal of cellular physiology 2009;221:777-788
  14. San Martin IA, Varela N, Gaete M, Villegas K, Osorio M, Tapia JC, Antonellia M, Mancilla EE, Pereira BP, Nathan SS, Lian JB, Stein JL, Stein GS, van Wijnen A, Galindo M. Imparied cell cycle regulation of the osteoblast-related heterodimeric transcription factor Runx2-Cbf? in osteosarcoma cells" Journal of cellular physiology 209;221:560-571
  15. Shi Z, Neoh KG, Kang ET, Poh CK, Wang W. Surface functionalization of titanium with carboxymethyl chitosan and immobilized bone morphogenetic protein-2 for enhanced osseointegration" Biomacromolecules 2009 Jun 8;10(6):1603-11
  16. Shi Z, Neoh KG, Kang ET, Poh CK, Wang WEJ. Titanium with surface grafted dextran and immobilized bone morphogeneitc protein-2 for inhibition of bacterial adhesion and enhancement of osteoblast functions" Tissue Engineering "2009;15:417-426, Epub Oct 6"
  17. Tan HL, Fong WJ, Lee EH, Yap M,Choo A. mAb 84, a cytotoxic antibody that kills undifferentiated human embryonic stem cells via oncosis" Stem Cells 2009 Apr 30;27(8):1792-1801. Epub Apr 30
  18. Tapia JC, GS Stein, I San Martin, Galindo M, Varela N, Gaete M, Villegas K, Osorio M, Antonelli M, Mancilla E, Pereira BP, Nathan SS, Lian JB, Stein JL, Van WAJ. Impaired cell cycle regulation of the osteoblast related heterodimeric transcription factor Runx2-Cbf beta in osteosarcoma cells" Journal of celluar physiology 2009;221(3):560-571
  19. Thwin M, Douni E, Arjunan P, Kollias G, Kumar VP, Gopalakrishnakone P. Suppressive effect of secretory phospholipase A2 inhibitory peptide on interleukin-1beta-induced matrix metalloproteinase production in rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts, and its antiarthritic activity in hTNFth mice" Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009; 11(5):R138-0
  20. Yeow CH, KS Ng, Cheong CH, Lee PVS, Goh JC. Repeated application of incremental landing impact loads to intact knee joints induces anterior cruciate ligament failure and tibiofemoral cartilage deformation and damage: a preliminary cadaveric investigation" Journal of Biomechanics 2009 May 29:42(8):972-81. Epub Apr 18
  21. Yeow CH, Lau ST, Lee PV, Goh JC. Damage and degenerative changes in menisci-covered and exposed tibial osteochondral regions after simulated landing impact compression - a porcine study" Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2009 Aug;27(8):1100-8.Epub Feb 9
  22. Yeow CH, Lee PVS, Goh JC. Effect of landing height on frontal plane kinematics, kinetics and energy dissipation at lower extremity joints" Journal of Biomechanics 2009;42:1967-1973
  23. Yeow CH, SK Rubab, PVS Lee, Goh J. Inhibition of anterior tibal translation or axial tibial rotation prevents anterior cruciate ligament failure during impact compression" American Journal of Sports Medicine 2009 Apr; 37(4):813-21
  24. Dutton AQ, Yeo SJ. Computer assisted minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty compared with standard total knee arthroplasty. Surgical technique" Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American Volume 2009 Mar 1: 91 Suppl 2 Pt 1:116-30
  25. Lingaraj K, Teo YH, Beregman N. The management of severe acetabular bone defects in revision hip arthroplasty using modular metal components" Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery British Volume 2009;91 (12):1555-60
  26. Nathan SS, Anthanasian E, Boland PJ, Healey JH. Valgus ankle deformity after vascularized fibular reconstruction for oncologic disease" Annals of Surgical Oncology 2009;16 (7):1938-45
  27. Nathan SS, Huvos AG, Casas-Ganem JE, Yang R, Linkov I, Sowers R, DiResta GR, Gorlick R, Healey JH. Tumor insterstitial fluid pressure may regulated angiogenic factors in osteosarcoma." Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore
  28. Patil N, Lee K, Goodman SB. Porous tantalum in hip and knee reconstructive surgery" Journal of Biomedical Research B- Applied Biomaterials "2009 Apr:89(1):242-51, Epub Oct 6"
  29. Alison MR, Islam S, Lim SM. Cell therapy for liver disease" Current Opinion in Molecular Therapeutics 2009;11 (4):364-74
  30. Alison MR, Islam S, Lim SM. Number crunching in the cancer stem cell market" Breast Cancer Research 2009;11 (1):302
  31. Kumarasuriyar A, Grondahl L, Nurcombe V, Cool SM. Osteoblasts up-regulate the expression of extracellular proteases following attachment to Poly (beta-hydroxybutyrate-co-beta-hydroxyvalerate)" Gene "2009 Jan 1; 428 (1-2): 53-8, Epub Sep 30"
  32. Ling L, Nurcombe V, Cool SM. Wnt signaling controls the fate of mesenchymal stem cells" Gene 2009 Mar 15;433(1-2):1-7. Epub 2008 Dec 24.
  33. Murali S, Manton KJ, Tjong V, Su X, Hanupt LM, Cool SM, Nurcombe V. Purification and characterization of heparan sulfate from human primary osteoblasts" Journal of Cellular Biochemistry "2009 108:1132-42, Epub Sep 23"
  34. Ngiam M, Liao S, Patil AJ, Cheng Z, Chan CK, Ramakrishna S.The fabrication of nano-hydroxyapatite on PLGA and PLGA/collagen nanofibrous composite scaffolds and their effects in osteoblastic behavior for bone tissue engineering." Bone 2009 Jul;45(1):4-16. Epub Apr 7.
  35. Teplyuk NM, Haupt LM, Ling L, Dombrowski C, Mun FK, Nathan SS, Lian JB, Stein JL, Stein GS, Cool SM, van Wijnen AJ. The Osteogenic Transcription Factor Runx2 Regulates Components of the Fibroblast Growth Factor/Proteoglycan Signaling Axis in Osteoblasts. " Journal of Cellular Biochemistry 2009 May 1;107(1):144-54.
  36. Chui CK, Wang ZL,Zhang J, Ong JSK, Bian LM, Teo JCM, Yan CH, Ong SH, Wang SC, Wong HK, Teoh SH. " Advances in Engineering Software 2009 Mar 40(3):1841-192
  37. Ho ST, Yang Z, Hui HP, Oh KW, Choo BHA, Lee EH. A serum free approach towards the conservation of chondrogenic phenotype during in vitro cell expansion." Growth Factors 2009; 27(5):321-33
  38. Hui J, Li L, Ouyang H, Teo YH, Lee EH. 11th Yahya Cohen Memoral Lecture - An in vivo comparative study of the ability of derived mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of partial growth arrest" Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2009 Jan; 38(1):84-7
  39. Lee K, Chan CK, Patil N, Goodman SB.Cell therapy for bone regeneration-Bench to bedside." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials "2009 Jan; 24 (1): 43-8, Epub Sep 5"
  40. Lee T, Pereira BP, Chung YS, Oh HJ, Choi JB, Lim DY, Shin JH. Novel approach of predicting fracture load in the human proximal femur using non invasive QCT imaging technique" Annals of Biomedical Engineering 2009;May 37(5):966-975
  41. Ling ZX, Kumar VP. Myofascial compartments of the hand in relation to compartment syndrome - A cadaveric study" Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2009 Feb;123(2):613-6.
  42. Toh WS, Guo XM,Choo BA, Lu K, Lee EH, Cao T. Differentiation and enrichment of expandable chondrogenic cells from human embryonic stem cells in vitro" Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine "2009 Sep;13(9B):3570-90, Epub May 1"
  43. Laco F, Ma Kun, Weber HJ, Ramakrisha S, Chan CK. The dose effect of human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells on epidermal development in organotypic co-culture" Journal of Dermatological Sciences 2009 Sep;55(3):150-60.Epub Jun 28
  44. Lim TY, Wang W, Shi Z, Poh CK, Neoh KG. Human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells and osteoblast differentiation on titanium with surface grafted chitosan and immobilized bone morphogenetic protein-2" Journal of Materials Science-Materials in Medicine "2009;20(1):1-10, Epub Jul 24"
  45. Babu MK, Lee P, Mahadev A, Lee EH. Congenital bilateral sternocleidomastoid contracture: a case report" Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics Part B 2009 May;18(3):145-7
  46. Flordeliza Yong, Hee-Kit Wong,Khuan-Yew Chow. Prevalence of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Among Female School Children in Singapore" Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2009;38(12):1056-63
  47. Khin YT, Peh WC, Lee VK, Teo HE, Ng SB, Nathan SS. Aggressive osteoblastorma of the proximal humerus" Singapore Medical Journal 2009 Jan;50 (1):e1-4
  48. Lingaraj K, Bartlett J. The femoral sulcus in total knee arthroplasty" "Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA " 2009 May; 17(5):499-502.Epub 2009 Jan
  49. Mahedev A, Munajat I, Mansor A, JH Hui.Combined Lateral And Transcuneiform Without Medial Osteotomy for Residual Clubfoot for Children Less Than 5 Years" Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research 2009 May;467(5):1319-25. Epub Feb 27
  50. Oh JY, Lingaraj K, Rahmat R. Spontaneous spinal epidural haematoma associated with aspirin intake" Singapore Medical Journal 2009;49(120;e353-5
  51. Pouliot MA, Lee KB, Goodman SB. Retroperitoneal haematoma an unusual cause of pain after total hip arthroplasty. " Journal of Arthroplasty 2009 Oct;24(7):144 e9-12Epub Oct 8
  52. S Das De, Kow AWC, Liau KH, Lim KH, Ho CK. Novel approach to laparoscopic resection of tumours of the distal pancreas" ANZ Journal of Surgery 2009;79(4):288-93
  53. Sathappan SS, Pang HN, Manoj A, Ashwin T, Satku K. Does stress shielding occur with the use of long-stem prosthesis in total knee arthroplasty?" "Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA " 2009 Feb;17(2):179-83.
  54. Wong M, Kiat DT, Sebastin SJ, Tan TC, Peng YP. Heterodigital vascular island flap for simulataneous resurfacing and revascularization of digits" Annals of Plastic Surgery 2009 Jan;62(1):34-7
  55. Wong M, Lim AYT, Umapathi T. Partial ulnar nerve transfer to the nerve to the biceps for the treatment of brachial plexopathy in metastic brease carcinoma: case report" Journal of Hand Surgery American volume 2009;34(1):79-82
  56. Wong M, Sebastin SJ, Lim BH. A simple technique of making a looped suture for flexor tendon repair" Journal of Hand Surgery - European volume 2009;34 (3):409-10
  57. Yam A, Peng YP, Pho R. Palmar pivot flap for resurfacing palmar lateral defects of the fingers" Journal of Hand Surgery - American 2009;33 (10):1889-3
  58. Hui J, Li L, Ouyang H, Teo YH, Lee EH. 11th Yahya Cohen Memoral Lecture - An in vivo comparative study of the ability of derived mesenchymal stem cells in the treatment of partial growth arrest" Singapore Medical Journal 2009;38(1):84-7
  59. Lee K, Goodman SB. Cell therapy for secondary osteonecrosis of the femoral condyles using the Cellect DBM System: A preliminary report." Journal of Arthroplasty "2009 Jan; 24 (1): 43-8, Epub Mar 27"
  60. Nathan SS, Pereira BP, Zhou YF, Gupta A, Dombrowski C, Soong R, Pho RW, Stein GS, Salto-Tellez M, Cool SM, van Wijnen AJ. Elevated expression of Runx2 as a key parameter in the etilogy of osteosarcoma." Molecular Biology Reports "2009 Jan; 36 (1): 153-8, Epub Oct 18"
  61. Yeow CH, PVS Lee, Goh JC. Regresssion relationships of landing height with ground reaction forces, knee flexion angles, angular velocities and joint powers during double leg landing" The Knee 2009;16 :381-86; Epub Feb 26
  62. Mendoza RT, Sebastin SJ, Lim AYT, Dorsal retinacular ganglion arising from a radial styloid pseudarthrosis" Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2009;62(12):e594-6. Epub Feb 10
  63. Ong CWM, Ho KY, Hsu Li Y, Lim AY, Fisher DA, Thambyah PA. Reacting to the emergence of swine origin influenza A H1N1" The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2009;9 (7):397-8
  64. Ghee CK, Sebastin SJ, A Chong. Attrition rupture of the exensor pollicis longus tendon following Becker repair of extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon" Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery 2009 Sep; 18(7):1013-22. Epub Feb 10
  65. Hee HT, Lim CT, Liu KP. Traumatic spondylosthesis of the lumbar spine: A report of three cases" Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery (Hong Kong) 2009;17(3):361-5
  66. Tey IK, Mahadev A, Lim KB, Lee EH, Nathan SS. Active unicameral bone cysts in the upper limb are at greatest risk of fracture" Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery (Hong Kong) 209 Aug;17(2):157-60
  67. Chan CK, Liao S, Li B, Lareu RR, Larrick JW,Ramakrishna S, Raghunath M. Early adhesive behavior of bone-marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells on collagen electrospun fibers" Biomedical Materials 2009; Apr;4(3):1-10
  68. Chum ZZ, Woodruff MA, Cool SM, Hutmacher DW. Porcine bone marrow stromal cell differentiation on heparin-adosorbed poly (e-caprolactone)-tricalcium phosphate-collagen scaffolds" Acta Biomaterial 2009 Nov;5(9): 3305-15
  69. Dombrowski, Christian; Song, Shu Jun; Chuan, Peiying; Lim, Xin Hong; Susanto, Evelyn; Sawyer, Amber Annette; Woodruff, Maria Ann; Hutmacher, Dietmar W; Nurcombe, Victor; Cool, Simon McKenzie. Heparan sulfate mediates the proliferation and differentiation of rat mesenchymal stem cells." Stem cells and development 2009 May; 18(4):661-70.Epub Aug 8
  70. Tonks ID, Mould A, Nurcombe V, Cool SM, Walker GJ, Hacker E, Keith P, Schroder WA, Cotterill A, Hayward NK, Kay GF. Dual loss of Rb1 and Trp53 in melanocytes perturbs melanocyte homeostasis and genetic stability in vitro but does not cause melanoma or pigmentation defects in vivo." Pigment Cell Melanoma Research 2009 June; 22(3):328-30.Epub Feb 25
  71. Liao S, Ngiam M, Chan CK, Ramakrishna S. Fabrication of nano-hydroxyapatite/collagen/osteonectin composites for bone graft applications." Biomedical Materials 2009 Apr;4(2):25019.
  72. Merle M, Lallemand B, Lim AYT. Experimental and clinical evaluation of an absorbable biomaterial inducing an anti-adhesive barrier " European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology 2009;18:255-263
  73. Tan PS, Lim AY, Zhi Q. A novel rabbit model for the evaluation of retrograde flow venous flaps. " Microsurgery 2009;29(3):226-31
  74. Yang Z, Sui L, Toh WS, Lee EH, Cao T.Stage-dependent effect of TGFb1 on chondrogenic differentiation of human embryonic stem cells." Stem Cells and Development 2009 Jul-Aug:18(6):929-40Epub Oct 14
  75. Lee SY, Pereira BP, Yusof N, Selvaratnam L, Yu Z, Abbas AA, Kamarul T. Unconfined compression properties of a porous poly(vinyl alcohol)-chitosan-based hydrogel after hydration" Acta Biomaterial 2009;Jul:5(6):1919-25
  76. Liu TM, Wu YN, Guo XM, James Hoi Po H, Lee EH, Lim B. Effects of Ectopic Nanog and Oct4 Overexpression on Mesenchymal Stem Cells." Stem Cells Development 2009 Sep;18(7):1013-22. Epub Dec 22
  77. Shi Z, Neoh KG, Kang ET, Shuter B, Wang SC, Poh CK, Wang WEJ. (Carboxymethyl)chitosan-modified superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging of stem cells" ACS Applied Materials & Interface 2009;328-335
  78. EH Lee. Global challenges in CME/CPD: The Singapore Perspective Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professionals "2009;28(S1):S31-32,2008"
  79. Nather A, Morales Pedraza J. The impact of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) program on radiation and tissue banking in Singapore." Cell & Tissue Banking 2009 May; 10(2):119-24. Epub Aug 21
  80. Nather A, Phillips GO, Morales Pedraza J, Lee CC. Training tissue bank operators: the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)/National University of Singapore (NUS) 10 years of experience." Cell & Tissue Banking 2009 May; 10(2):183-90 Epub Aug 21

2008

2008 University Orthopaedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery Cluster publication (external site)

Selected 2008 Publications
  1. Adriaenssens E, Vanhecke E, Saule P, Mougel A, Page A, Romon R, Nurcombe V, Le Bourhis X, Hondermarck H. Nerve growth factor is a potential therapeutic target in breast cancer" Cancer Research Jan 15;68(2):346-51
  2. Ekaputra, Andrew K; Prestwich, Glenn D; Cool, Simon M; Hutmacher, Dietmar W. Combining electrospun scaffolds with electrosprayed hydrogels leads to three-dimensional cellularization of hybrid constructs." Biomacromolecules 9 (8) 2097-103 2008 Aug
  3. Koh HS, Yong T, Chan CK, Ramakrishna S. Enhancement of neurite outgrowth using nano-structured scaffolds coupled with laminin. " Biomaterials Sep 29(26):3574-3582
  4. Liao S, Murugan R, Chan CK, Ramakrishna S. Processing nanoengineered scaffolds through electrospinning and mineralization suitable for biomimetic bone tissue engineering." Biomaterials 2008;1(3):252-260
  5. Lim KH, Chew CM, Chen PC, Jeyapalina S, Ho HN, Rappel JK, Lim BH. New extensometer to measure in vivo uniaxial mechanical properties of human skin." Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(5):931-6. Epub Feb 20
  6. Lim KH, Jeyapalina S, Ho HN, Chew CM, Chen PC, Teo CL, Lim BH. Non invasive prediction of skin flap shrinkage: a new concept based on animal experimental evidence." Journal of Biomechanics 2008;41(8):1668-74. Epub 2008 May 15
  7. Ma K, Chan KC, Liao S, Hwang WYK, Feng Q, Ramakrishna S. Electrospun nanofiber scaffolds for rapid and rich capture of bone marrow derived hematopoietic stem cells" Biomaterials 2008;29;2096-2103
  8. Prabhakaran MP, Venugopal J, Chyan TT, Hai LB, Chan CK, Tang AL, Ramakrishna S. Electrospun biocomposite nanofibrous scaffolds for neural tissue engineering" Tissue Engineering Part A 2008 Nov; 14 (11): 1787-97; Epub Jul 25
  9. Rider DA, Dombrowski C, Sawyer AA, Ng GHB, Leong D, Hutmacher DW, Nurcombe V, Cool SM. Autocrine FGF2 Increases the Multipotentiality of Human Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells." Stem Cells 2008 Jun;26(6):1598-608;Epub 20 Mar 2008
  10. Yixiang D, Yong T, Liao S, Chan CK, Ramakrishna S. Degradation of electrospun nanofiber scaffold by short wave length ultraviolet radiation treatment and its potential applications in tissue engineering" Tissue Engineering Part A "2008 Aug; 14 (8): 1321-9, Epub May 8"
  11. Buchowski JM, Liu G, Bunmaprasert T, Rose PS, Riew KD. Anterior cervical fusion assessment: surgical exploration versus radiographic evaluation." Spine 2008 May 15;33(11):1185-91
  12. Dutton AQ, Yeo SJ, Yang KY, Lo NN, Chia KU, Chong HC. Computer-assisted minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty compared with standard total knee arthroplasty. A prospective, randomized study." Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume) 2008 Jan; 90(1):2-9
  13. Liu G, Buchowski JM, Shen H, Yeom JS, Riew KD. The feasibility of microscope-assisted ""free-hand"" C1 lateral mass screw insertion without fluoroscopy." Spine. 2008 Apr 20;33(9):1042-9
  14. Yeom JS, Buchowski JM, Shen HX, Liu G, Bunmaprasert T, Riew KD. Effect of fibrin sealant on drain output and duration of hospitalization after multilevel anterior cervical fusion: a retrospective matched pair analysis. " Spine "33 (16): E543-7, 2008 Jul 15"
  15. Chua PH, Neoh KG, Kang ET, Wang W. Surface functionalization of titanium with hyaluronic acid/chitosan polyelectrolyte multilayers and RGD for promoting osteoblast functions and inhibiting bacterial adhesion." Biomaterials "Apr;29(10):1412-21, Epub 2008 Jan 10"
  16. Fan H, Liu H, Wong EJ, Toh SL, Goh JC. In vivo study of anterior cruciate ligament regeneration using mesenchymal stem cells and silk scaffold." Biomaterials 2008 Aug;29(23):3324-37.Epub 2008 May 5
  17. Fan HB, Liu HF, Toh SL, Goh J. Enhanced differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells co-cultured with ligament fibroblasts on gelatin/silk fibroin hybrid scaffold." Biomaterials 2008 Mar; 29(8):1017-1027. 2007 Nov 17 (Epub)
  18. Liu H, Fan H, Wang Y, Toh SL, Goh J. The interaction between a combined knitted silk scaffold and microporous silk sponge with human mesenchymal stem cells for ligament tissue engineering" Biomaterials 2008 Feb;29(6):662-674.2007 Nov 9 (Epub)
  19. Liu HF, Fan HB, Toh SL, Goh J. A comparison of rabbit mesenchymal stem cells and anterior cruciate ligament fibroblasts responses on combined silk scaffolds" Biomaterials "Apr;29(10):1443-53, Epub 2007 Dec 19"
  20. Nathan SS, Huvos AG, Casas-Ganem JE, Yang R, Linkov I, Sowers R, Diresta GR, Gorlick R, Healey JH. Tumour interstitial fluid pressure may regulate angiogenic factors in osteosarcoma." Journal of Orthopaedic Research 2008 Nov;26(11):1520-5. Epub 12 May 2008
  21. Ng F, Boucher S, Koh S, Sastry KS, Chase L, Lakshmipathy U, Choong C, Yang Z, Vemuri MC, Rao MS, Tanavde V. PDGF, TGF-b and FGF signaling is important for differentiation and growth of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs): transcriptional profiling can identify markers and signaling pathways important in differentiation of MSC into adipogenic, chondrogenic and ostoegenic lineages. " Blood  2008 112: 295-307.
  22. Shi Z, Neoh KG, Kang ET, Poh C, Wang W. Bacterial adhesion and osteoblast function on titanium with surface grafted chitosan and immobilized RGD peptide. " Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A 2008 Sep 15;86(4):865-72.2007 Nov 27 Epub
  23. Yeow CH, Ng KS, Cheong CH, Lee PVS, Goh J. Anterior cruciate ligament failure and cartilage damage during knee joint compression: a preliminary study based on the porcine model. " American Journal of Sports Medicine "May 36(5):934-42,Epub 2008 Jan 28"
  24. Molamma PP, Venugopal J, Chyan TT, Lim BH, Chan KC, Lim AYT, Ramakrishna S. Electrospun bicomposite nanofibrous scaffolds for neural tissue engineering" Tissue Engineering 2008; 14 (11): 1787-1797
  25. Ngiam M, Liao S, Patil AJ, Cheng Z, Yang F, Gubler MJ, Ramakrishna S, Chan CK, Fabrication of Mineralized Polymeric Nanofibrous Composites for Bone Graft Materials." Tissue Engineering Part A Epub Aug 31.
  26. Shi Z, Neoh KG, Kang ET, Poh C, Wang W. Titanium with surface grafted dextran and immobilized bone morphogenetic protein-2 for inhibition of bacterial adhesion and enhancement of osteoblast functions" Tissue Engineering Epub Oct 6
  27. Yixiang D, Yong T, Liao S, Chan CK, Ramakrishna S. Degradation of electrospun nanofiber scaffold by short wave length ultraviolet radiation treatment and its potential applications in tissue engineering" Tissue Engineering Part A "2008 Aug; 14 (8): 1321-9, Epub May 8"
  28. Zeugolis DI, Li B, Lareu RR, Chan CK, Raghunath M. Collagen solubility testing, a quality assurance step for reproducible electro-spun nano-fibre fabrication. A technical note" Journal of Biomaterial Science -Polymer Edition 2008;19(10):1307-1317
  29. Kumarasuriyar A, Grondahl L, Nurcombe V, Cool SM. Osteoblasts up-regulate the expression of extracellular proteases following attachment to Poly (beta-hydroxybutyrate-co-beta-hydroxyvalerate)" Gene "2009 Jan 1; 428 (1-2): 53-8, Epub Sep 30"
  30. Lau LL, Mahadev A, Hui JH. Common lower limb sport-related overuse injuries in young athletes" Annals Academay of Medicine Singapore 2008 Apr;37(4):315-5
  31. Lim AK, Chang HC, Hui JH. Recurrent patellar dislocation: Reappraising our approach to surgery" Annals Academay of Medicine Singapore 2008 Apr;37(4):320-4
  32. Lim YJ, Lam KS, Lee EH. Review of the management outcome of slipped capital femoral epiphysis and the role of prophylactic contra-lateral pinning re-examined" Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2008 Mar;37:184-7
  33. Nathan SS, Lim CT, Chuah BY, Putti TC, Stanley AJ, Wong AS. Renal cell carcinoma bony metastasis treatment" Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2008 Mar;37(3):247-8
  34. Nather A, Chionh SB, Chan YH, Chew JLL, Lin CB, Neo SH, Sim EY. Epidemiology of diabetic foot problems and predictive factors for limb loss. " Journal of Diabetes and its complications Mar-Apr 2008;22:77-82
  35. Nather A, Neo SH,Chionh SB, Liew SCF, Sim EY, Chew JLL . Assessment of sensory neuropathy in diabetic patients without diabetic foot problems. " Journal of Diabetes and its Complications Mar-Apr 2008;22:126-131
  36. Nather A. Further opinion. Intramedullary nailing of fractures of the tibia in diabetics Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British Volume) 2008;90-B:638-42
  37. Patil N, Lee K, Goodman SB. Porous tantalum in hip and knee reconstructive surgery" Journal of Biomedical Research B- Applied Biomaterials Epub Oct 6
  38. Lee SJ, Lim AYT, Lim IJ, Lim TC, Pho RWH. Innervations of the face studied using modifications to Sihler's techniuqe in a primate model." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2008 Apr;121(4):1188-205
  39. Ling ZX, Kumar VP. The myofascial compartments of the foot. A cadaver study" Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British Volume) 2008;90-B:1114-1118
  40. Lee K, Chan CK, Patil N, Goodman SB.Cell therapy for bone regeneration-Bench to bedside." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials "2009 Jan; 24 (1): 43-8, Epub Sep 5"
  41. Pilkington A, Lee LL, Chan CK. Ramakrishna S. Defining key inventors: A comparisaon of fuel cell and nanotechnology industries." Technological forecasting and social change. In press
  42. Zhou Y, Hutmacher DW, Sae-Lim V, Zhou Z, Woodruff M, Lim TM. Osteogenic and adipogenic induction potential of human periodontal cells" Journal of Periodontology 2008 Mar;79(3):525-34
  43. Kumar N, Gowda V. Cervical foraminal selective nerve root block: a 'two-needle technique' with results. Eur Spine J 2008;17:576-84q" European Spine Journal 2008;17:576-84
  44. Puhaindran ME, Sebastin SJ, Lim AY, Xu WX, Chen YM. Absence of flexor digitorium superficialis tendon in the little finger is not associated with decreased grip strength" Journal of Hand Sugery European Volume 2008 Apr;33(2):205-207
  45. Lim TY, Wang W, Shi Z, Poh CK, Neoh KG. Human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells and osteoblast differentiation on titanium with surface grafted chitosan and immobilized bone morphogenetic protein-2" Journal of Materials Science-Materials in Medicine Epub Jul 24
  46. Shi ZL, Chua PH, Neoh KG, Kang ET, Wang W. Bioactive titanium implant surfaces with bacterial inhibition and osteoblast function enhancement properties." International Journal of Artificial Organs 2008 Sep;31(9):777-85
  47. Chinder PS, Cheah A, Yeo MS, Chong AK. Finger constriction by a brass threading die" Journal of Hand Sugery European Volume 2008 Jun;33(3):392-3.
  48. Lim YJ, Kagda F, Lam KS, Hui JH, Lim KB, Mahadev A, Lee EH.Demographics and clinical presentation of slipped capital femoral epiphysis in Singapore: comparing the East with the West." Journal of Paediatrics Orthopaedics Part B 2008 Nov;17(6):289-92
  49. Puhaindran ME, Cheah AE, Yong FC. Re: ""Stener lesion"" after collateral ligament rupture of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the index finger." "The Journal of hand surgery, European volume" 2008 Oct;33(5):678-9.
  50. Sathappan SS, Pang HN, Manoj A, Ashwin T, Satku K. Does stress shielding occur with the use of long-stem prosthesis in total knee arthroplasty?" "Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA " Epub Oct 31
  51. Wu, L H C; Sebastin, S J; Peng, Y P. Re: thrombotic aneurysm involving a vena comitans of the ulnar artery causing pain in the hypothenar eminence." "The Journal of hand surgery, European volume" "33 (2): 226-7, 2008 Apr"
  52. Yam A, Peng YP, Pho RW. ""Palmar pivot flap"" for resurfacing palmar lateral defects of the fingers." The Journal of hand surgery "33 (10): 1889-93, 2008 Dec"
  53. Lee K, Goodman SB. Cell therapy for secondary osteonecrosis of the femoral condyles using the Cellect DBM System: A preliminary report." Journal of Arthroplasty "2009 Jan; 24 (1): 43-8, Epub Mar 27"
  54. Pouliot MA, Lee KB, Goodman SB. Retroperitoneal haematoma an unusual cause of pain after total hip arthroplasty. " Journal of Arthroplasty Epub Oct 8
  55. Heng BC, Toh WS, Pereira BP, Tan BL, Fu X, Liu H, Lu K, Yeo JF, Cao T.An autologous cell lysate extract from human embryonic stem cell (hESC) derived osteoblasts can enhance osteogenesis of hESC." Tissue & Cell Tissue Cell. 2008 Jun;40(3):219-28. Epub 2008 Jan 31
  56. Riboh J, Chong AK, Pham H, Longaker M, Jacobs C, Chang J.Optimization of flexor tendon tissue engineering with a cyclic strain bioreactor." The Journal of hand surgery 2008 Oct;33(8):1388-96.
  57. Yao J, Korotkova T, Riboh J, Chong A, Chang J, Smith RL. Bioactive sutures for tendon repair: assessment of a method of delivering pluripotential embryonic cells." The Journal of hand surgery "33 (9): 1558-64, 2008 Nov"
  58. Nathan SS, Pereira BP, Zhou YF, Gupta A, Dombrowski C, Soong R, Pho RW, Stein GS, Salto-Tellez M, Cool SM, van Wijnen AJ. Elevated expression of Runx2 as a key parameter in the etilogy of osteosarcoma." Molecular Biology Reports "2009 Jan; 36 (1): 153-8, Epub Oct 18"
  59. Dong Y, Yong T, Liao S, Chan CK, Ramakrishna S. Long-term viability of coronary artery smooth muscle cells on poly (L-lactide-co-e-caprolactone nanofibrous scaffold indicates its potential for blood vessel tissue engineering" Journal of the Royal Society Interface 2008 Sep 6;5(26):1109-1118
  60. Grunert M, Nurcombe V, Cool SM. Stem cell fate decisions: the role of heparan sulfate in the control of autocrine and paracrine signals. " Current stem cell research & therapy 2008 Jan;3(1):1-8
  61. Helledie T, Nurcombe V, Cool SM.A simple and reliable electroporation method for human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells." Stem cells and development 2008 Aug;17(4):837-48.
  62. Ngiam M, Ramakrishna S, Raghunath M, Chan CK. Nanofiber patent landscape" Recent Patents on Nanotechnology "20071 (2): 137-44, "
  63. Dutton A, Rubash HE. Hot topics and controversies in arthroplasty: cementless femoral fixation in elderly patients." Instructional course lectures 2008;57:255-9.
  64. Gao GX, Mahadev A, Lee EH. Sleeve fracture of the patella in children" Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery (Hong Kong) 2008 Apr;16(1):43-6
  65. Grutz MR, Alpantaki K, Fareed Y Kagda, Papacostidis C, Baron D, Ginnoudis PV. Open tibiotalar dislocation without associated fracture in a 7-year old girl" "American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.)" 2008;37 (6):E116-8
  66. Joethy J, Yong FC, Puhaindran M. Another complication of subutex abuse." Singapore Medical Journal. 2008 Mar;49(3):267-8.
  67. Lee K, Goodman SB. Current state and future of joint replacements in the hip and knee." Expert Review Medical Devices 2008 May;5(3):383-93
  68. Mahadev A, EH Lee. The costs of sustaining playground-related extremity fractures in Singapore" Singapore Medical Journal 2008;49 (1 Suppl):S62
  69. Oh JY, Lingaraj K, Rahmat R. Spontaneous spinal epidural haematoma associated with aspirin intake" Singapore Medical Journal 2008 Dec;49(12):e353-5
  70. Dorajoo R, Pereira BP, Yu Z, Gopalakrishnakone P, Leong CC, Wee A, Lee E. Role of multi-drug resistance-associated protein-1 transporter in statin-induced myopathy." Life Sciences 2008 Apr 9;82(15-16):823-30
  71. Goh J, Yeow CH. Biomechanics at macro to nano-scale levels" International Journal of Applied Biomedical Engineering 1 (2008): 7-13
  72. Liu TM, Wu YN, Guo XM, James Hoi Po H, Lee EH, Lim B. Effects of Ectopic Nanog and Oct4 Overexpression on Mesenchymal Stem Cells." Stem Cells Development Epub Dec 22
  73. See EY, Toh SL, Goh JC. Technique to accurately quantify collagen content in hyperconfluent cell culture." Journal of molecular histology. 2008 Dec;39(6):643-7. Epub 2008 Nov 8
  74. Yang Z, Sui L, Toh WS, Lee EH, Cao T.Stage-dependent effect of TGFb1 on chondrogenic differentiation of human embryonic stem cells." Stem Cells and Development Epub Oct 14
  75. Dombrowski, Christian; Song, Shu Jun; Chuan, Peiying; Lim, Xin Hong; Susanto, Evelyn; Sawyer, Amber Annette; Woodruff, Maria Ann; Hutmacher, Dietmar W; Nurcombe, Victor; Cool, Simon McKenzie. Heparan sulfate mediates the proliferation and differentiation of rat mesenchymal stem cells." Stem cells and development Epub Aug 8
  76. EH Lee. Global challenges in CME/CPD: The Singapore Perspective Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professionals "28(S1):S31-32,2008"
  77. Nather A, Morales Pedraza J. The impact of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) program on radiation and tissue banking in Singapore." Cell & Tissue Banking Epub Aug 21
  78. Nather A, Phillips GO, Morales Pedraza J, Lee CC. Training tissue bank operators: the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)/National University of Singapore (NUS) 10 years of experience." Cell & Tissue Banking Epub Aug 21

2007

Selected 2007 Publications
  1. Manton KJ, Leong FM, Cool SM, Nurcombe V. Disruption of heparan and chondroitin sulfate signaling enhances mesenchymal stem cell- derived osteogenic differentiation via BMP signaling pathways. Stem Cells 2007 Nov;25(11):2845-54. Epub 2007 Aug 16
  2. Leong DT, Gupta A, Bai HF, Wan G, Yoong LF, Too HP, Chew FT, Hutmacher DW. Absolute quantification of gene expression in biomaterials research using real-time PCR. Biomaterials 2007 Jan;28(2):203-10
  3. Zhou Y, Chen F, Ho ST, Wodruff MA, Lim TM, Hutmacher DW. Combined marrow stromal cell-sheet techniques and high strength biodegradable composite scaffolds for engineered functional bone grafts. Biomaterials 2007 Feb;28(5):814-24
  4. Kuleshova LL, Guok SS, Hutmacher DW. Vitrification as a prospect for cryopreservation of tissue engineered constructs. Biomaterials 2007 Mar;28(9):1585-96
  5. Luong-Van E, Grondahl L, Nurcombe V, Cool S. In vitro biocompatibility and bioactivity of microencapsulated heparan sulfate. Biomaterials 2007 Apr;28(12):21127-36 Jan 24 (Epub)
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