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Mr Laurence James

BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCS (Eng) FRCS (Tr&Orth)
Foot and Ankle Surgery

Mr. Laurence James

Book Chapters

“Ch.2. History and examination techniques”
Mercer’s Textbook of Orthopaedics & Trauma (10th Ed.)
James LE
Hodder Arnold, London
(Published 2012)

“Operative Orthopaedics-The Stanmore Guide to FRCS (Tr & Orth)” – Foot and Ankle Surgery.
Mr Laurence James
Hodder Education
(Published 2009)

 

Publications

  • Development and validation of the Sports Athlete Foot and Ankle Score: An instrument for sports-related ankle injuries.
    Foot Ankle Surg. 2013 Sep;19(3):162-7. doi: 10.1016/j.fas.2013.02.001. Epub 2013 Mar 25.

  • StayFuse for Proximal Interphalangeal Joint Fusion.
    Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Conservative treatment for acute Achilles tendon rupture: survey of current practice.
    J Orthop Surg. 2013 Apr;21(1):44-6.

  • Bone structure and geometry in young men: the influence of smoking, alcohol intake and physical activity.
    Bone. 2013 Jan;52(1):17-26. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2012.09.003. Epub 2012 Sep 14

  • The Lichfield bone study: the skeletal response to exercise in healthy young men.
    J Appl Pysiol. 2012 Feb;112(4):615-26. doi: 10.1152/japplphysiol.00788.2011. Epub 2011 Nov 23.

  • Improving Confidence and Competence amongst Junior Doctors. Vasireddy A, Urquhart C & James L
    Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg; 37: S 53 April 2011

  • Improving Clinical Documentation: how minimal intervention can lead to an improvement in performance Urquhart C, Vasireddy A, Gorst T & James L
    Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg; 37; S 75 April 2011

  • The Factors behind the Fractures; A review of stress fractures amongst Military recruits. Defence Management Journal August 2009
  • The association of left ventricular mass with blood pressure, cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption; data from the LARGE heart study. James et al. Int J Cardiol.2007 Aug9;120(1):52-58
  • The Left Ventricular Growth Response to Exercise and Cigarette Smoking; Data from the LARGE Heart Study. James et al Heart. 2006 Dec;92(12):1784-8. Epub 2006 Jun 27.
  • Osteoarthritis in athletes. James et al. Sports Injury Bulletin No 52 9-11 Sep 2005
  • IL-6 -174G/C genotype is associated with bone mineral density response to oestrogen replacement therapy in postmenopausal women. James L et al, European Journal of Applied Physiology,2004 Jun;92(1-2):227-30
  • Cortical bone resorption during exercise is Interleukin-6 genotype-dependent. James L et al Eur J Appl Physiol 2003 Mar;89(1):21-5
  • Open treatment of anterior ankle impingement: minimum five-year follow up. R. Coull, L. James, M. Stephens..J BoneJoint Surg Br. 2003 May;85(4):550-3.
  • Progressive deformity after the treatment of distal radial fractures with traditional methods.
    Accepted by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery January 2002

  • Poor outcome following percutaneous pin fixation of proximal humeral fractures.
    Accepted by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery January 2002

 

Invited Speaker

The European Space Agency
"Life in space for life on earth" The role of Renin-Angiotensin
systems in bone remodelling. Amsterdam

St Petersburg Research Institute of Physical Culture, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
“The Genetic basis for performance related bone pathology”

The Academy of Military Medicine, Saint Petersburg, Russia.
“The Genetics and bone disease”

The 1st National Conference: Orthopaedics, Sports Injuries and Trauma 2002.
“Is there a genetic basis to performance?” Institute of Physics, London

DuPuy
Current Concepts in Trauma management – Foot and Ankle” Oxford

University Hospital Benjamin Franklin.
"European Space Agency: Life in space for life on earth” Berlin, Germany.

Kings, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospitals Physiology and Biomedical Sciences Department.
“Is there a genetic basis to performance and disease?”

“Paed Reg – everything you need to know to run a paediatric on call” Paediatric Orthopaedic Problems on-call. Mark

 

Presentations

  • Measurement of routine post-operative C-Reactive Protein in Elective Total Knee Replacement patients following simple education of its utility. International Forum on Quality and Safety in Health Care,
    16-19 April 2013, ICC Excel, London
    Shortlisted for the Junior Doctors’ Audit of the Year (Leicester)

  • Conservative Management of acute Achilles tendon rupture: A snapshot of practice in the UK
    British Orthopaedic Trainees Association meeting June 2011

  • Improving Confidence and Competence amongst Junior Doctors.
    European Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery (Milan, Italy) April 2011

  • Improving Clinical Documentation: how minimal intervention can lead to an improvement in performance
    European Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery (Milan, Italy) April 2011

  • ‘Is the CRABEL score a useful tool to improve the accuracy of record keeping in Trauma & Orthopaedics?’ The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Audit Symposium March 2011
  • ‘Antibiotic prescribing in Trauma & Orthopaedic inpatients – Are we following Trust guidelines?’ Lewisham Hospitals NHS Trust Combined Orthopaedics & Anaesthetics Meeting March 2011
  • Development and validation of the Sports Athlete Foot and Ankle Score: an instrument for sports related ankle injuries. James et al. SICOT Annual International Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden. August 31-3 September, 2010.
  • Development and validation of the Sports Athlete Foot and Ankle Score: an instrument for sports related ankle injuries. James et al. EFAS International Meeting, Messina, Sicily. May 12-15 2010.
  • Achilles and Peroneal Disorders, Orthopaedics and Sports Injuries Meeting (Britsporthealth LTD), London, March 11-12, 2008
  • A novel genetophysiological strategy to investigate bone remodelling in humans, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery San Francisco, CA, March 5-9, 2008.
  • Relationship between Quantitative Ultrasound and Dual X-ray Absorptiometry in Young Healthy Men, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery San Francisco, CA, March 5-9, 2008.
  • The effect of lifestyle factors on qualitative and geometrical skeletal features in young men, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery San Francisco, CA, March 5-9, 2008.
  • A novel genetophysiological strategy to investigate bone remodelling in humans, British Orthopaedic Association, Manchester, England.17th September 2004.
  • The influence of Exercise, Smoking and Alcohol on bone mineral density in young Caucasian military recruits, British Orthopaedic Association, Manchester, England.17th September 2004.
  • Fit to train? Avoid the strain – Locomotor Sports Medicine in Humans and Equine, Royal Society of Medicine meeting, The British Racing School, Newmarket, England. 13th May 2004.
  • IL-6 -174G/C genotype is associated with bone mineral density response to oestrogen replacement therapy in postmenopausal women.. SICOT , Cairo, Egypt. 9 th-14th Sept, 2003.
  • Cortical bone resorption during exercise is Interleukin-6 genotype-dependent. EFORT , Helsinki, Finland. 3rd-10th June, 2003
  • IL-6 -174G/C genotype is associated with bone mineral density response to oestrogen replacement therapy in postmenopausal women. EFORT , Helsinki, Finland. 3rd-10th June, 2003
  • Open treatment of anterior ankle impingement: minimum five-year follow up. R. Coull, L. James, M. Stephens.
    British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Christ Church College, Canterbury, 2nd-3rd November 2002.

  • Progressive deformity after the treatment of distal radial fractures with traditional methods. British Trauma Society, St James’s Hospital, Leeds. Oct 3rd – 4th 2002
  • Poor Outcome Following Percutaneous Pin Fixation of Proximal Humeral Fractures. British Trauma Society, St James’s Hospital, Leeds. Oct 3rd – 4th 2002
  • Cortical bone resorption during exercise is Interleukin-6 genotype-dependent
    Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie XXII World Congress San Diego Convention Center – San Diego, CA, USA August 23rd – 30th , 2002

  • Progressive deformity after the treatment of distal radial fractures with trditional methods. "American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery annual international meeting", Feb 11th -17th 2002, in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Poor Outcome Following Percutaneous Pin Fixation of Proximal Humeral Fractures. "American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery annual international meeting", Feb 11th -17th 2002, in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Duplex ultrasound scanning: a cost-effective option for endoleak detection following endoluminal repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). " international Congress XV on Endovascular Interventions", Feb 10th – 14th 2001, in Scottsdale Arizona, USA.

 

Fellowships

  • Foot and Ankle Fellowship. Mr Dishan Singh, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.
  • Foot and Ankle Fellowship. Mr Ian Winson, Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol.
  • Research Into Ageing Fellowship
    “A novel genetophysiological strategy to investigate the cellular mechanisms regulating human bone remodelling”May 2002 (2 Years)

 

Scholarships and Awards

2005:

Sir Rodney Sweetnam Research prize
(North East Thames research presentation prize (1st place basic science)

2003: Pfizer Academic Travelling Fellowship Award
2003:

Sir Rodney Sweetnam Research prize
(North East Thames research presentation prize (1st place))

2002: National Osteoporosis Research Award
2002: Research into Ageing Fellowship Award
2001: Wishbone (Royal College of Surgeons) Research Award
1997: Full University Sporting Colours
1994:

Clothmaker Scholarship.
(Bachelor of Science degree scholarship on basis of 2nd MB examination results)

  • City Orthopaedics
  • MDDUS
  • General Medical Council