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Publications

DS_operatingInvitation lectures and other teaching at Instructional Courses, workshops and meetings
have generally been included in the Teaching Calendars.

Presentations

  1. “Primary Palmaris Longus Transfer as an Opponensplasty in Carpal Tunnel Release”
    D. SAMMUT, G. Foucher
    Presented to the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, London, November 1989
  2. “Algodystrophie: Approche Pluridisciplinaire. Traitement Chirurgical, Orthopédique, Psychologique.
    A propos de 200 cas”

    200 cases of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. An account of surgical, orthopaedic and psychological management.
    A.DidierJean, G. Foucher, S. Ehrler, F. Marin Braun, D. SAMMUT
    Presented to the winter meeting of the French Hand Society (G.E.M.) at Paris, France May 1989
  3. Free vascularised transfer of joints to the hand: a series of 25 cases”
    D.SAMMUT, G. Foucher, N. Citron
    Presented to the spring meeting of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Bristol, May 1991
  4. The finger dorsal transposition flap revisited
    D. SAMMUT, J.S. Watson
    Presented to the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Winter meeting, London, November 1992
  5. A new approach to free phalangeal transfer in symbrachydactyly.
    M. Cadier, D.SAMMUT
    Third Symposium on Congenital Malformations of the Upper limb, Milan, Italy, June 1997
  6. The Bone tie: A new method of fixation of difficult phalangeal fractures
    D SAMMUT
    International Federation for Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Vancouver, May 1998
  7. A new approach to exposure of the distal phalanx and attachment of flexor tendon graft and historical review of available methods.
    S. Wilson, D SAMMUT
    British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Winter meeting, Sheffield, 28th-29th April 2001
  8. The Huber opponensplasty; A modification in technique and review of methods
    N. Cawrse, D. SAMMUT
    British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Winter London, October 2001
  9. Hand Trauma; Assessment, indications and principles of reconstruction
    D. SAMMUT
    Keynote speech at the Annual meeting of the British Association of Hand Therapists, September 2001
  10. A new technique for Dynamic Mapping of palmar forces
    S. Hoult, A Ninkovas, A J L Harrison, D. SAMMUT
    Winter meeting, British Society for Surgery of the Hand, Edinburgh, October 2002
  11. Reanimation of the Claw Hand – A new palmar approach
    D SAMMUT
    FESSH meeting Glasgow, June 2006; 10.1016/jhsb.2006.03.014
  12. The Vascular basis of flap design in the hand
    D SAMMUT
    FESSH meeting symposium, Glasgow, June 2006
  13. Tendon transfer for lumbrical paralysis; a new palmar approach
    D SAMMUT
    BSSH summer meeting; Leeds, May 2007
  14. The Open Sky Technique for exposure of the flexor Canal
    D SAMMUT and D Evans
    BSSH Autumn meeting, London, October 2011
  15. A Method of Stabilization of the MP joint of the Thumb
    L. Cooper and D SAMMUT
    BSSH Autumn meeting, London October 2011
  16. A modification of the Souquet and Hueston skin rotation flaps in fingertip reconstruction
    N. Lloyd, and D SAMMUT
    ePoster: BSSH Autumn meeting, London October 2011
    Prize for best ePoster at the meeting
  17. A palmar approach to insertion of a free phalangeal transfer in Symbrachydactyly
    L Garagnani and D SAMMUT
    ePoster: BSSH Autumn meeting, London
  18. Hand Surgery in India and Nepal: notes to a young surgeon.
    Royal Society of Medicine, Plastic Surgery section
    Royal Society of Medicine, London, November 2011
  19. The Biomechanics of the Intrinsic Muscles in the hand
    D SAMMUT
    Invited Anatomy Keynote Lecture; BSSH summer meeting, Harrogate, May 2013 
  20. Tunnels, Pulleys and Points of Compression
    D SAMMUT
    Invited Anatomy Keynote Lecture; BSSH summer meeting, Newcastle, May 2014

Publications

Chapters in books/ Invited articles in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Fingertip injuries; A review of indications and current methods of management
    D. SAMMUT
    Current Orthopaedics: Vol 16/4 pp 271–285
  2. Fingertip Injuries; techniques of reconstruction
    D.SAMMUT
    In ‘Surgical Techniques in Orthopaedics and Traumatology’
    Editions Elsevier 2005
  3. Contributor: ‘Multiple Choice Questions in Plastic Surgery’
    Editors: K Shokrollahi, I Whitaker, H Laing
    TFM Publishing, 2009
    ISBN 978-1-903378-66-3
  4. Contributor ‘Skin cover in the digits’
    D.SAMMUT, R.Pearl
    In ‘Plastic Surgery Fundamentals: Approach and Technique’
    Farhadieh RD, Bulstrode N, Cugno S
    Wiley and Blackwell, London, UK, 2015
    ISBN: 978-1-118-65542-9

Publications in Peer-Reviewed journals

  1. Le Syndrome du Tunnel du Cubital au Coude: Résultats d´une série de 51 Epitrochléectomies Ulnar nerve compression at the elbow: A series of 51 epitrochlectomies.
    F. Marin Braun, G. Foucher, D. SAMMUT, M. Jessel
    Annals of Hand Surgery, 1989
  2. Algodystrophie: Approche Pluridisciplinaire. Traitment Chirurgical, Orthopédique, Psychologique. A propos de 200 cas. 200 cases of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. An account of surgical, orthopaedic and psychological management.
    A. DidierJean, G. Foucher, S. Ehrler, F. Marin Braun, D. SAMMUT
    Annals of Hand Surgery, 1989
  3. Free vascularised toe-joint transfer in hand reconstruction: a series of 25 patients.
    G. Foucher, D. SAMMUT, N. Citron
    Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1990; vol 6 (3): 201-207
  4. Peroperative cooling and storage of amputated digits.
    G. Foucher, D. SAMMUT
    Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1990; vol 6 (1): 71
  5. Transfer of a composite island homodigital distal interphalangeal joint to replace the proximal interphalangeal joint. Technique and case report.
    G. Foucher, E. Lenoble, D. SAMMUT
    Annals of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, 1990; vol 9 (5): 369-375
  6. Indications and results of skin flaps in the management of painful digital neuromata.
    G. Foucher, D. SAMMUT, P. Gréant, F. Marin Braun, S. Ehrler, N. Buch
    British Journal of Hand Surgery, 1991; vol 16B (1): 25-29
  7. Primary Palmaris Longus transfer as an opponensplasty in carpal tunnel release. A series of 73 cases.
    G. Foucher, C. Malizos, D. SAMMUT, F. Marin Braun, J. Michon
    British Journal of Hand Surgery, 1991; vol 16B (1): 56-60
  8. Le transfert articulaire vascularisé en îlot composite en chirurgie de la main. A propos d’une série de 16 observations.
    Compound island vascularized joint transfer in hand surgery. A series of 16 cases
    G. Foucher, N. Citron, D. SAMMUT
    Rev Chirurgie Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot., 1991; vol 77 (1): 34-41
  9. Le Lambeau ‘Escalateur’ dans le traitement de l´Ongle en griffe.
    The ‘Escalator’ flap in the treatment of hang nail.

    G. Foucher, E. Lenoble, D. Goffin, D. SAMMUT
    Annales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthetique 1991; vol 36 (1): 51-53
  10. Réparation des Tendons Fléchisseurs en Zone 1 par la ‘Fixation en Rappel’: Résultats d´une série de 77 cas.
    Repair of the flexor digitorum profundus and the flexor pollicis longus by the ‘Rope down’ technique. Results of a series of 77 cases.
    F. Marin Braun, G. Foucher, D. SAMMUT, N. Buch Jaeger
    Annals of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, 1991; vol 10 (1): 13-21
  11. Neuritis and neuroma of the sensory branches of the radial nerve. A series of 44 cases.
    G Foucher, P Greant, D SAMMUT, N Buch-Jaeger
    Ann Chir Main Memb Super. 1991; 10(2):108-12
  12. Aesthetic improvement of the nail by the ‘Illusion’ technique in partial toe transfer for thumb reconstruction.
    G. Foucher, D. SAMMUT
    Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1992; vol 28 (2): 195-199
  13. A post operative regime after digital flexor tenolysis: A series of 72 patients.
    G. Foucher, E. LeNoble, K. Ben Youssef, D. SAMMUT
    Journal of Hand Surgery (British Vol), 1993; vol18(1):35-40
  14. The Hueston flap in reconstruction of fingertip loss; results in a series of 72 patients.
    G Foucher, M Dallasera, B Tilquin, E LeNoble, D SAMMUT
    J Hand Surg [Am]. 1994 19(3): 508-15
  15. Selective replantation with ulnar translocation in multidigital amputations.
    D. Elliot, M. Henley, D. SAMMUT
    Br. J. Plast Surg. 1994; 47 (5):318-23
  16. The Bone Tie: A new device for interfragmentary fixation.
    D. SAMMUT, D. Evans
    British Journal of Hand Surgery, 1999; 24(1):64-69
  17. An Aid to digit replantation: A new use for the Harris Silicone Tile.
    C. Estela, D. SAMMUT
    British Journal of Hand Surgery: April 1999, vol 24B: pp 251
  18. Flexor tendon graft attachment; a review of methods and a newly modified tendon graft attachment.
    S. Wilson, D SAMMUT
    The Journal of Hand Surgery, British & European , 2001; vol 28:2:116 –120
  19. The Huber opponensplasty; A modification in technique and review of methods.
    N. Cawrse, D. SAMMUT
    The Journal of Hand Surgery, British & European; vol 28B:3:233-237
  20. The functional anatomy and assessment of the extensor mechanism in the hand.
    H Giele, D SAMMUT
    Hand Therapy 2006; 11: 104-110
  21. Rotatory subluxation of proximal interphalangeal joint  of the finger
    B R K Sharma, S Myinta, I S. Reddy, D SAMMUT
    European Journal of Emergency Medicine 2010, 17:20–21
  22. Update on Tendon Transfers for Peripheral Nerve injuries.
    Brandsma J W, SAMMUT D
    Letter to the Editor
    J Hand Surg, 2011; 36A:752-753
  23. Obtaining maximum exsanguination of the hand, preserving sterility, and avoiding trauma to the digits: a simple technique.
    D SAMMUT, L Garagnani
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol February 2012 37: 177-178
  24. The Rectangular Palm sign in Ulnar Paralysis.
    N Lloyd, D SAMMUT
    European Journal of Plastic Surgery: Volume 35, Issue 7 (2012), pp 569-570
    DOI 10.1007/s00238-012-0716-0
  25. A modification of the Collar and Cuff sling in Hand Surgery
    L Cooper, K Ford, D SAMMUT
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg. 2012 Jun;16(2):105-6.
  26. A palmar approach for insertion of a free, non-vascularised phalangeal transfer
     SAMMUT D., Garagnani L.
    Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery 16(2): 114-117, June 2012
    DOI: 10.1097/BTH. 0b013e31825600fb
  27. A modification of the Souquet advancement flap in fingertip reconstruction
    N Lloyd, D SAMMUT
    Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume): Volume 38, Issue 4 (May 2013), pp 395-398
  28. First Dorsal Interosseous; abductor and flexor indicis
    Brandsma JW; Schreuders TAR; SAMMUT D
    Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Handtherapie; April 2016

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