Book Chapters:

Bailey and Love’s Short Practice of Surgery – 25th Edition of the World’s Best Selling Surgical textbook
Foot and Ankle – Mark Davies and Matthew Solan

Ligament and Tendon Disorders – Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedic Surgery, 3rd Edition (in Press)
Matthew Solan and Paul Cooke

Ankle Fractures –  EFORT (European  Federation of Orthopaedics and Traumatology) Textbook of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1st Edition (in Press) Anthony Sakellariou and Nikolaos Gougoulias

Publications in Journals:

Solan MC, Davies MS, Sakellariou A. Syndesmosis Stabilisation: Screws Versus Flexible Fixation. Foot Ankle Clin. 2017 Mar;22(1):35-63. doi:10.1016/j.fcl.2016.09.004. Review. PubMed PMID: 28167064.

Baumhauer JF, Singh D, Glazebrook M, Blundell C, De Vries G, Le IL, Nielsen D, Pedersen ME, Sakellariou A, Solan M, Wansbrough G, Younger AS, Daniels T; for and on behalf of the CARTIVA Motion Study Group.. Prospective, Randomized, Multi-centered Clinical Trial Assessing Safety and Efficacy of a Synthetic Cartilage Implant Versus First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis in Advanced Hallux Rigidus. Foot Ankle Int. 2016 May;37(5):457-69. doi: 10.1177/1071100716635560.

Boyd RP, Dimock R, Solan MC, Porter E. Achilles tendon rupture: how to avoid missing the diagnosis. Br J Gen Pract. 2015 Dec;65(641):668-9. doi:
10.3399/bjgp15X688069. PubMed PMID: 26622031; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4655731.

Alkhamaali ZK, Crocombe AD, Solan MC, Cirovic S. Finite element modelling of radial shock wave therapy for chronic plantar fasciitis. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2016;19(10):1069-78. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2015.1096348. PubMed PMID: 26465270.

Templeton-Ward O, Solan M. Posterior ankle and hind foot arthroscopy – how do you responsibly learn this new technique? Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Dec;20(4):229-30. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2014.09.005. PubMed PMID: 25457656.

Solan MC, Carne A, Davies MS. Gastrocnemius shortening and heel pain. Foot Ankle Clin. 2014 Dec;19(4):719-38. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2014.08.010. Review. PubMed PMID: 25456718.

Solan M, Davies M. Nonunion of fifth metatarsal fractures. Foot Ankle Clin. 2014 Sep;19(3):499-519. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2014.06.009. Review. PubMed PMID: 25129358.

Thompson SM, Lindisfarne EA, Bradley N, Solan M. Periprosthetic supracondylar femoral fractures above a total knee replacement: compatibility guide for fixation with a retrograde intramedullary nail. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Aug;29(8):1639-41. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.07.027. Review. PubMed PMID: 24929282.

Marsland D, Belkoff SM, Solan MC. Biomechanical analysis of endobutton versus screw fixation after Lisfranc ligament complex sectioning. Foot Ankle Surg. 2013 Dec;19(4):267-72. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2013.06.009. PubMed PMID: 24095236.

Aqil A, Siddiqui MR, Solan M, Redfern DJ, Gulati V, Cobb JP. Extracorporeal shock wave therapy is effective in treating chronic plantar fasciitis: a meta-analysis of RCTs. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Nov;471(11):3645-52. doi: 10.1007/s11999-013-3132-2. Review. PubMed PMID: 23813184; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3792262.

Ieong E, Afolayan J, Little N, Solan M, Pearce C. The incidence and natural history of forefoot scar pain following open hallux valgus surgery. Foot Ankle Spec. 2013 Aug;6(4):271-5. doi: 10.1177/1938640013489344. PubMed PMID: 23723334.

Gurdezi S, Kohls-Gatzoulis J, Solan MC. Results of proximal medial gastrocnemius release for Achilles tendinopathy. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Oct;34(10):1364-9. doi: 10.1177/1071100713488763. PubMed PMID: 23687335.

Marsland D, Dray A, Little NJ, Solan MC. The saphenous nerve in foot and ankle surgery: its variable anatomy and relevance. Foot Ankle Surg. 2013 Jun;19(2):76-9. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2012.10.007. PubMed PMID: 23548446.

Malik AK, Mehta S, Solan M. Significance of flake fracture with medial malleolar fracture. Foot Ankle Int. 2013 May;34(5):749-52. doi: 10.1177/1071100713478920. PubMed PMID: 23509017.

Park DH, Gill IR, Solan MC. Flexor digitorum longus tendon harvest length utilising a limited operative exposure: A cadaveric study. Foot Ankle Surg. 2013 Mar;19(1):53-5. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2012.10.002. PubMed PMID: 23337278.

Ieong E, Afolayan J, Carne A, Solan M. Ultrasound scanning for recalcitrant plantar fasciopathy. Basis of a new classification. Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Mar;42(3):393-8. doi: 10.1007/s00256-012-1470-x. PubMed PMID: 22820618.

Abbassian A, Kohls-Gatzoulis J, Solan MC. Proximal medial gastrocnemius release in the treatment of recalcitrant plantar fasciitis. Foot Ankle Int. 2012 Jan;33(1):14-9. doi: 10.3113/FAI.2012.0014. PubMed PMID: 22381231.

Solan MC, Davies MS. Revision surgery of the lesser toes. Foot Ankle Clin. 2011 Dec;16(4):621-45. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2011.09.002. Review. PubMed PMID: 22118234.

Freshwater MF, Mohan A, Baskaradas A, Solan M, Magnussen P. Re: Mohan A, Baskaradas M, Solan M, Magnussen P. Pain and paraesthesia produced by silicone ring and pneumatic tourniquets. J Hand Surgery Eur. 2011, 36: 215-18. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2011 Oct;36(8):713-4. doi: 10.1177/1753193411419462. PubMed PMID: 21914693.

Arastu MH, Partridge R, Crocombe A, Solan M. Determination of optimal screw positioning in flexor hallucis longus tendon transfer for chronic tendoachilles rupture. Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Jun;17(2):74-8. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2010.01.003. PubMed PMID: 21549976.

Malik AK, Solan M, Sakellariou A. Potenza et al. Primary subtalar arthrodesis for the treatment of comminuted intra-articular calcaneal fractures [Injury 41;2010:702-6]. Injury. 2011 Apr;42(4):431-2; author reply 432-3. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2010.11.030. PubMed PMID: 21185020.

Mohan A, Baskaradas A, Solan M, Magnussen P. Pain and paraesthesia produced by silicone ring and pneumatic tourniquets. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2011 Mar;36(3):215-8. doi: 10.1177/1753193410390845. PubMed PMID: 21131688.

Jones C, Abbassian A, Trompeter A, Solan M. Driving a modified car: a simple but unexploited adjunct in the management of patients with chronic right sided foot and ankle pain. Foot Ankle Surg. 2010 Dec;16(4):170-3. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2009.10.007. PubMed PMID: 21047604.

O’Donnell T, Hogan N, Solan M, Stephens MM. Correction of severe hallux valgus using a basal chevron osteotomy and distal soft tissue release. Foot Ankle Surg. 2010 Sep;16(3):126-31. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2009.08.002. PubMed PMID: 20655012.

Solan MC, Kohls-Gatzoulis J, Stephens MM. Idiopathic toe walking and contractures of the triceps surae. Foot Ankle Clin. 2010 Jun;15(2):297-307. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2010.01.002. Review. PubMed PMID: 20534357.

Dawe EJ, Shafafy R, Quayle J, Gougoulias N, Wee A, Sakellariou A. The effect of different methods of stability assessment on fixation rate and complications in supination external rotation (SER) 2/4 ankle fractures. Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Jun;21(2):86-90. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2014.09.010. PubMed PMID: 25937406.

Gougoulias N, O’Flaherty M, Sakellariou A. Taking out the tarsal coalition was easy: but now the foot is even flatter. What now? Foot Ankle Clin. 2014 Sep;19(3):555-68. doi: 10.1016/j.fcl.2014.06.011. Review. PubMed PMID: 25129361.

Gougoulias N, Sakellariou A. Proximal closing wedge lesser metatarsal osteotomy for metatarsophalangeal joint transverse plane realignment. Surgical technique and outcome. Foot Ankle Surg. 2014 Mar;20(1):30-3. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2013.09.001. PubMed PMID: 24480496.

Gougoulias N, Dawe EJ, Sakellariou A. The recovery position for posterior surgery of the ankle and hindfoot. Bone Joint J. 2013 Oct;95-B(10):1317-9. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.95B10.32527. PubMed PMID: 24078525.

Owens R, Gougoulias N, Guthrie H, Sakellariou A. Morton’s neuroma: clinical testing and imaging in 76 feet, compared to a control group. Foot Ankle Surg. 2011 Sep;17(3):197-200. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2010.07.002. PubMed PMID: 21783084.

Gougoulias N, Khanna A, Sakellariou A, Maffulli N. Supination-external rotation ankle fractures: stability a key issue. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jan;468(1):243-51. doi: 10.1007/s11999-009-0988-2. Review. PubMed PMID: 19618247; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2795847.

Morton’s neuroma: Clinical testing and imaging in 76 feet, compared to a control group

R Owens, N Gougoulias, H Guthrie, & A Sakellariou
Foot Ankle Surg 2011;17: 197- 200

Solan MC, Kohls-Gatzoulis J, Stephens MM. Idiopathic toe walking and contractures of the triceps surae.
Foot Ankle Clin. 2010 Jun;15(2):297-307.
PubMed PMID: 20534357.

Gossage W, Kohls-Gatzoulis J, Solan M. Endoscopic assisted repair of chronic achilles tendon rupture with flexor hallucis longus augmentation.
Foot Ankle Int. 2010 Apr;31(4):343-7.
PubMed PMID: 20371024.

Supination-external rotation ankle fractures: stability a key issue
N Gougoulias, A Khanna, A Sakellariou & N Maffulli Clin Orthop Relat Res 2010;468: 243-251

Hamilton PD, Brown M, Ferguson N, Adebibe M, Maggs J, Solan M.
Surgical anatomy of the proximal release of the gastrocnemius: a cadaveric study.
Foot Ankle Int. 2009 Dec;30(12):1202-6. PubMed PMID: 20003880.

Davies MS, Solan M. Minimal incision techniques for acute Achilles repair.
Foot Ankle Clin. 2009 Dec;14(4):685-97. Review.
PubMed PMID: 19857842.

Pearce CJ, Sexton S, Gerrard D, Hatrick A, Solan M. Successful treatment of a chronically infected and necrotic tendo Achillis in a diabetic with excision,
flexor hallucis longus transfer and split-skin grafting.
J Bone Joint Surg Br.2008 Feb;90(2):186-8. PubMed PMID: 18256085.

The triplanar chevron osteotomy
C J Pearce, S A Sexton & A Sakellariou
Foot Ankle Surg 2008;14: 158-160

Morgan BW, Read JR, Solan MC. Photographic wound documentation of open
fractures: an update for the digital generation. Emerg Med J. 2007
Dec;24(12):841-2. PubMed PMID: 18029517.

Solan M, Davies M. Management of insertional tendinopathy of the Achilles
tendon. Foot Ankle Clin. 2007 Dec;12(4):597-615, vi. Review. PubMed PMID:

Hallux MTPJ synovitis and synovial impingement
Q Bismil, M Davis, M C Solan & A Sakellariou
Foot Ankle Surg 2007;13: 96-98

Pietzik P, Qureshi I, Langdon J, Molloy S, Solan M. Cost benefit with early
operative fixation of unstable ankle fractures. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2006
Jul;88(4):405-7. PubMed PMID: 16834865; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1964648.

Divergent dislocation of the elbow in a 3-year-old
Bismil Q, Allom R, Harrisson S, Heidari N & Sakellariou A
Injury Extra 2005; 37: 154-157

Solan MC, Molloy S, Packham I, Ward DA, Bircher MD. Pelvic and acetabular
fractures in the United Kingdom: a continued public health emergency. Injury.
2004 Jan;35(1):16-22. PubMed PMID: 14728950.

Molloy S, Solan MC, Bendall SP. Synovial impingement in the ankle. A new
physical sign. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2003 Apr;85(3):330-3. PubMed PMID: 12729103.

Solan MC, Rees R, Molloy S, Proctor MT. Internal fixation after
intra-articular fracture of the distal ulna. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2003
Mar;85(2):279-80. PubMed PMID: 12678369.

Molloy S, Burkhart BG, Jasper LE, Solan MC, Campbell JT, Belkoff SM.
Biomechanical comparison of two fixation methods for first metatarsophalangeal
joint arthrodesis. Foot Ankle Int. 2003 Feb;24(2):169-71. PubMed PMID: 12627626.

Epithelioid sarcoma presenting as osteomyelitis
A J Ghande, C W B Steinlechner, D W Dempster & A Sakellariou
Foot Ankle Surg 2003; 9: 65-66

Investigation of incidence of superficial peroneal nerve injury following ankle fracture
D J Redfern, P S Sauve & A Sakellariou
Foot Ankle Int 2003; 24: 771-774

Calder JD, Solan M, Gidwani S, Allen S, Ricketts DM. Management of paediatric
clavicle fractures–is follow-up necessary? An audit of 346 cases. Ann R Coll
Surg Engl. 2002 Sep;84(5):331-3. PubMed PMID: 12398126; PubMed Central PMCID:

Solan MC, Rees R, Daly K. Current management of torus fractures of the distal
radius. Injury. 2002 Jul;33(6):503-5. PubMed PMID: 12098547.

Price MV, Molloy S, Solan MC, Sutton A, Ricketts DM. The rate of instrument
breakage during orthopaedic procedures. Int Orthop. 2002;26(3):185-7. Epub 2002
Mar 26. PubMed PMID: 12073114.

Gibbons CE, Solan MC, Ricketts DM, Patterson M. Cryotherapy compared with
Robert Jones bandage after total knee replacement: a prospective randomized
trial. Int Orthop. 2001;25(4):250-2. PubMed PMID: 11561502.

Solan MC, Moorman CT 3rd, Miyamoto RG, Jasper LE, Belkoff SM. Ligamentous
restraints of the second tarsometatarsal joint: a biomechanical evaluation. Foot
Ankle Int. 2001 Aug;22(8):637-41. PubMed PMID: 11527024.

Solan MC, Calder JD, Bendall SP. Manipulation and injection for hallux
rigidus. Is it worthwhile? J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2001 Jul;83(5):706-8. PubMed
PMID: 11476310.

Solan MC, Lemon M, Bendall SP. The surgical anatomy of the dorsomedial
cutaneous nerve of the hallux. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2001 Mar;83(2):250-2. PubMed
PMID: 11284575.

Solan MC, Calder JD, Gibbons CE, Ricketts DM. Photographic wound
documentation after open fracture. Injury. 2001 Jan;32(1):33-5. PubMed PMID:

‘Osteosynthesis’ of a symptomatic bipartite medial cuneiform
K Azurza and A Sakellariou
Foot Ankle Int 2001; 22: 499-501

Talocalcaneal coalition. Diagnosis with the C-sign on lateral radiographs of the ankle
A Sakellariou, D Sallomi, D M Janzen, P M Munk, R J Claridge & V Kiri
J Bone Joint Surg 2000; 82-B: 574-578

Preoperative templating of tibial nails – is it worthwhile?
M Iqbal, R Saravanan, A Konchwalla & A Sakellariou
Injury 2000; 31: 449-450

Gibbons CE, Solan MC, Bendall SP. The use of the ankle arthroscopy strap
during intramedullary tibial nailing. Injury. 1999 Jan;30(1):72-3. PubMed PMID:

Tarsal Coalition.
A Sakellariou & R J Claridge
Orthopedics 1999; 22:1066 – 1074

Upponi SS, Solan M. Spontaneous resolution of a traumatic false aneurysm of
the peroneal artery. Injury. 1998 Dec;29(10):787-8. PubMed PMID: 10341905.

Tarsal Coalition: Aetiology, diagnosis and treatment.
A Sakellariou & R J Claridge
Current Orthopaedics 1998; 12: 135-142

Synovial chondromatosis presenting as a pathological fracture of the femoral neck
in an 89-year old woman.
A Sakellariou, D J Johnstone & J A S Pringle
Acta Orthop Scand 1998; 69: 640-641

Is it really a Morton’s neuroma? The diagnosis of metatarsalgia
A Sakellariou & R J Claridge
Can Orthop Assoc Bulletin 1998; 42: 12-13

Talocalcaneal coalition: Diagnosis with the C-sign on lateral ankle
radiographs; accuracy and observer reliability
A Sakellariou, D Sallomi, D M Janzen, P M Munk, R J Claridge & V Kiri
Abstract J Bone Joint Surg 1999; 81-B Suppl III: 280

The Trauma Team concept and its implementation at a District General Hospital.
A Sakellariou, P J McDonald & R H S Lane
Ann R Coll Surg Eng 1995; 77: 45-52