Publications & Presentations

Academic Publications

Mr Sivakumar has published in numerous international peer-reviewed journals. He has also contributed chapters to books focusing on congenital hand surgery.

These include:

Congenital Hand Surgery
Bran Sivakumar, Jonathan Adamthwaite, Paul Smith
In Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery, Publisher Wiley Press

Constriction Ring Syndrome
Bran Sivakumar, Paul Smith
In Disorders of the Hand: Diagnosis and Treatment, Publisher Springer-Verlag

Flexor tendon repairs in children: Outcomes from a specialist tertiary centre
Cooper L, Khor W, Burr N, Sivakumar B
Journal of Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery,  2015 May;68(5):717-23.

Blauth II thumb hypoplasia: a management algorithm for the unstable MCP joint
Smith P, Sivakumar B, Hall R, Fleming A.
J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2012 Oct;37(8):745-50.

A quantitative comparison of psychological and emotional health measures in 360 plastic surgery candidates: is there a difference between aesthetic and reconstructive patients?
Cordeiro CN, Clarke A, White P, Sivakumar B, Ong J, Butler PE
Ann Plast Surg. 2010 Sep;65(3):349-53.

A Morphometric Analysis of the Human Ear
Alexander S, Stott D, Sivakumar B, Kang N
Journal of Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery, 2010 May 5

The psychological impact of facial changes in scleroderma
Amin K, Clarke A, Sivakumar B, Puri A, Fox Z, Brough V, Denton CP, Peter EM, Butler P.
Psychol Health Med. 2011 May;16(3):304-12.

Systemic Sclerosis as a Model of Chronic Rejection in Facial Composite Tissue Transplantation
Sivakumar B, Haloob N, Puri A, Latif A, Ghani S, Brough V, Molloy J, Clarke A, Denton CP, Butler PE
Journal of Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery, Epub 2009 Sep 18.

Hypoxia upregulates angiogenesis and synovial cell migration in rheumatoid arthritis
Akhavani MA, Madden L, Buysschaert I, Sivakumar B, Kang N, Paleolog EM.
Arthritis Res Ther. 2009;11(3):R64. Epub 2009 May 8.

Modulating Angiogenesis – More Vs Less
Sivakumar B, Harry L, Paleolog E.
JAMA 2004 Aug 25; 292(8): 972-7

Angiogenesis and Arthritis: A potential therapeutic target?
Grosjean J, Sivakumar B, Paleolog E
Arthritis Research and Therapy 2004. 6(Suppl 3):21

Immunotherapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis: Past, Present and Future
Sivakumar B, Paleolog E.
Current Opinions in Drug Discovery and Development. 2005 Mar;8(2): 169-76

Angiogenesis and Hypoxia in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Taylor P, Sivakumar B.
Current Opinions in Rheumatology. 2005 May; 17(3): 293-8.

Angiogenesis As A Therapeutic Target In Arthritis: Lessons From Oncology
Bainbridge J, Sivakumar B, Paleolog E.
Current Pharmaceutical Design 2006;12(21):2631-44

Intra-lesional Injections of Collagenase to Treat Keloid and Hypertrophic Scars
Kang N, Sivakumar B, Gault D, Nduka C, Sanders R.
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 2006 April; (59): 693-9

The Use Of The Triquetrum As Bone Graft In Total Wrist Arthrodesis
Sivakumar B, Belcher HR
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 2008 August; (8):979-81

Synovial Hypoxia As A Cause Of Tendon Rupture In Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sivakumar B, Akhavani M, Winlove P, Paleolog E, Kang N
Journal of Hand Surgery (American), Jan 2008 ;33(1):49-58

Angiogenesis and Plastic Surgery
Akhavani M, Sivakumar B, Paleolog E, Kang N
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, 2008 December ;61 (12):1425-37

MD Research Project,  Imperial College London
Awarded 2007

RAFT Institute and Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology
The Role Of Low Oxygen Tension (Hypoxia) In Rheumatoid Tendon Disease

Presentations

Mr Sivakumar has presented his work at numerous national and international hand, plastic and reconstructive meetings. He has also been on the faculty for several international meetings focusing on congenital hand surgery, including the European and World Congresses on Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Limb.

Presentations include:

World Congress in Congenital Hand Surgery
Faculty Moderator – Vascular Anomalies of the Upper Limb
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, May 2015

Symposium for Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Limb
Faculty Member
Chatel, France, March 2015

European Symposium of Paediatric Hand Surgery
Scientific Committee Member
January 2015

British Society of Surgery of the Hand
Institute of Child Health
Great Ormond Street Hospital
London

European Symposium of Paediatric Hand Surgery
January 2015

Flexor tendon repairs in children: Outcomes from a specialist tertiary centre
Sivakumar B,  Cooper L, Khor W, Burr N
Early Management of Radial Club Hand
Management of Polydactyly
Management of Clinodactyly
Sivakumar B
Invited Faculty
Congress of Congenital Malformations of the Upper Limb
Institute of Hand Surgery, Rome, Italy, November 2013

What do we mean by Centralisation in the treatment of Radial Club Hand
Sivakumar B
World Symposium of Congenital Hand Surgery
Texas Rite Children’s Hospital, Dallas, March 2012

World Congress of Congenital Hand Surgery 2012
Faculty Member
Texas Rite Hospital For Children, Dallas, Texas, USA

Advanced Skills in Hand and Wrist Surgery
Faculty Member 2012 – to date
Royal College of Surgeons, London

Masterclass in Congenital Hand Surgery
Conference Organiser
Royal Society of Medicine, London, May 2013

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery MSc
University College, London

Congenital and Paediatric Hand Surgery
Lecturer 2012 – to date
Royal Free Hospital, UCL Partners, London

Systemic Sclerosis :A Model of Chronic Rejection in Hand Composite Tissue Transplantation
Sivakumar B, Puri A, Haloob N, Clarke A, Denton CP, Butler
Society of Academic Research Meeting (SARS)  
Royal Free Hospital,  January 2010

Scleroderma as a Model of Chronic Rejection in Composite Tissue Transplantation
Sivakumar B, Clarke A, Brough V, Molloy J, Denton C, Butler P
1st American Conference on Reconstructive Transplant Surgery
Philadelphia, July 2008

Hypoxia and Angiogenesis in Rheumatoid Hand Disease
Sivakumar B, Paleolog E, Taylor P, Kang N
European Association of Plastic Surgeons
Istanbul, May 2006

The Role of Hypoxia In Rheumatoid Tendon Disease
Sivakumar B, Paleolog E, Taylor P, Kang N
Federation of the European Societies for Surgery of the Hand 10th Congress,
Gothenburg 2005

Synovial Invasion Leads To Tendon Rupture: Is Hypoxia The Key?
Sivakumar B, Paleolog E, Taylor P, Kang N
British Association of Plastic Surgeons Winter Meeting,
November 2005

Presentation of Best Paper ECSAPS
Leuven, September 2005

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LOCATIONS

Mr Sivakumar works within London’s leading children's hospitals: Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Portland Hospital for Women and Children and the Royal Free Hospital.

GREAT ORMOND STREET

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
NHS Foundation Trust
London
WC1N 3JH

THE PORTLAND

The Portland Hospital for Women and Children
205 - 209 Great Portland Street
London
W1W 5AH

THE ROYAL FREE

Royal Free Hospital
Pond Street
London
NW3 2QG

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