Original  Scientific Papers


Consultant led peer assisted learning model (Accepted manuscript ID TCT-2018-0097:Clinical Teacher)

Yoong A, Mukundu N, Rye D, Devaraj VS

34. Hand Trauma Service at a DGH. Challenges of meeting the BSSH 2007 Hand Trauma Standards

Izadi D, Barrie A, Williams K, Devaraj V, Watts A, Wallace C

Abstract publication in European J of Hand Surgery (Eur) 2018 Apr 43(Supplement 1); S14


33. The mermaid procedure for a complex hand anomaly

Chan W, Moonesamy V, Devaraj VS

JHand Surg (Eur Vol) (2016) Mar:4(3):347-8 doi:10.1177/1753193414554555. Epub 2014 Oct 21


32. Osteoarthritis after cold injuries

Chan W, Moonesamy V, Devaraj VS

European J Plastic Surg (2014) Sept Vol 37, issue 9, pp 509-512


31. "Don't slip up! A modified technique for assessing central slip injuries"

Vermaak P, Devaraj VS

JHand Surg, European (2012) Vol 22.1 JHSE - D-12-00006


30.  Finding the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh

Ahmed Z, Devaraj VS, Conn DA

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg (2011) Apr 30 (E pub ahead of print) in press DOI:10.1016/j.bjps.2011.03.018


29.  Traumatic sciatic nerve palsy after gluteal injections 

Bramhall RJ and Devaraj VS  

Eur J Plast Surg  Vol 34 Number 2, 2010, 137-138. (2010)


28. Use of short-acting local anaesthetics in hand surgery patients

Baden JM, Conn DA, Devaraj VS

J Hand Surgery Vol 35, No 5, 2010, 863-864


27. The accuracy of ultrasound in evaluating closed flexor tendon ruptures

Gilleard O, Silver D, Ahmed Z, Devaraj VS

Eur J Plast Surg DOI 10.1007/s00238-009-0378-8. Published online 7 January 2010


26. Surgical tip: simple technique for harvesting split thickness skin grafts from degloved skin

Dickson JK, Mills C, Devaraj VS

J Plast  Reconstr, Aesthetic Surg Jul 4 2009 (E pub)


25. Use of the A3 pulley as an interposition flap to cover periosteal defects

Varey AH, Hughes, J, Devaraj VS

J Hand Surgery (European Vol) Vol 34, No 4, 542-543 (2009)


24. Penetrating injury from laminated glass - a trap for the unwary

Ahmed Z, Devaraj VS, Jenkins JPR, Silver DAT

British Journal of Radiology 82, e114 - e116  (2009)


23. Synovial sarcoma within the carpal tunnel of a child: Sentinel node biopsy and Microvascular reconstruction

Gilleard O, Stone CA, Devaraj VS

J Hand Surgery (European Vol) Vol 34, No. 3, 405-406 (2009)


22. Extranodal lymphomas presenting as soft tissue sarcomas to a sarcoma service over a two-year period

O’Neill JK, Devaraj VS, Silver DAT, Sarsfield P, Stone CA

J Plast, Reconstr & Aesthetic Surgery (2007), 60, 646-654


21. An association of multiple well differentiated liposarcomas, lipomatous tissue and hereditary retinoblastoma

O’Neill JK, Stone CA, Sarsfield P, Smith M, Smithson SF, Silver DAT, Devaraj VS

Sarcoma Sept /Dec 2005; 9(3/4): 151-156


20. Neurotized free muscle flaps can produce MRI changes mimicking tumour recurrence

O’Neill JK, Barrett JA, Cobley T, Devaraj VS, Silver DAT

Sarcoma Sept/Dec 2005; 9(3/4): 133-136


19. Biphasic solitary fibrous tumour: a report of two cases with epitheloid features

Awasthi R, O’Neill JK, Keen CE, Sarsfield PT, Devaraj VS, Stone CA, Smith ME

Virchows Arch 2005 Oct 22 1-5


18. Ultrasound guided steroid injections for osteoarthritis of the thumb

Cobley TD, Silver DAT, Devaraj VS

Eur J of Plast Surg Vol 26(1) 2003, 47-49


17. Homeopathic arnica for prevention of pain and bruising: randomized placebo-controlled trial in hand surgery

Stevinson C, Devaraj VS, Fountain-Barber A, Hawkins S, Ernst E

J R Soc Med. 2003 Feb; 96(2):60-5


16. The association between frozen shoulder and Dupuytren’s disease

Smith S, Devaraj VS, Bunker TD

J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2001 Mar-Apr;10(2):149-51


15. Upholsterer’s PIN (posterior interosseous nerve palsy)

Wilson S, Devaraj VS, Gardner-Thorpe C

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2001 70: 706-707


14. Compresion of the motor branch of the median nerve by the superficial palmar branch of the radial artery

Soldin MG, Smith MJ, Grob M, Devaraj VS

Eur J Plast Surg 2001 24: 96-97


13Healing at skin graft donor sites dressed with chitosan

Stone CA, Wright H, Clarke T, Powell R, Devaraj VS

Br J Plast Surg. 2000 Oct;53(7):601-6


12. How to draw the ellipse of skin for a mastectomy

Peach AH, Smith MJ, Devaraj VS

Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2000 Sep 82(5):358; discussion 358-9


11. Reducing non-attendance at out-patient clinics

Stone CA Palmer JH Saxby PJ Devaraj VS

J Roy Soc Med. 1999 Mar;92(3):114-8


10. Suture repair of nail bed lacerations – macro or micro:does it really matter?

Oliver D, Halim S, Devaraj VS

Eur J Plast Surg 1999 22:142-143


9. Venous infarction following ligation of ulnar polydactyly (Minerva)

Smith S, Stone CA, Devaraj VS

BMJ 1999 319, 1080


8. The Hyphecan Cap: a biological fingertip dressing

Halim S, Stone CA, Devaraj VS

Injury 1998 29:261-3


7. Microdrilling of digital calcinosis

Fahmy FS, Evans D, Devaraj VS

Eur J Plast Surg 1998 21: 378-380


6. The “yellow fat sign” - a reliable indicator of the completeness of carpal tunnel release

Ragbir M, Devaraj VS, Evans D 

Eur J Plast Surg (1997) 20: 212-213


5Irreversible muscle contracture after functioning free muscle transplantation using the ipsilateral facial nerve for reinnervation

Chuang DCC, Devaraj VS, Wei F-C

Br J Plast Surg (1995) 48: 1-7


4. Desmoplastic malignant melanoma: a clinico-pathological review

Devaraj VS, Moss ALH, Briggs JC

Br J Plast Surg (1992) 45:  595-598


3. Microvascular surgery in children

Devaraj VS, Kay SPJ, Batchelor AGG, Yates A

Br J Plast Surg (1991) 44: 276-280


2. Vascularised reconstruction of the clavicle

Devaraj VS, Kay SPJ, Batchelor AGG

Br J Plast Surg (1990) 43: 625-627


1. Intramuscular metastatic melanoma with an unknown primary

Mercer N, Devaraj VS

Br J Plast Surg (1990) 43: 367-368


Book Chapters

The Oxford Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (OUP 2018 in press), plus eBook format and online content. Chapter: "Soft tissue swellings of the hand and upper limb" . Author V.S Devaraj 


The role of small joint arthroplasty in osteoarthritis of the hand

In: The Evidence for Plastic Surgery (Ed:  Stone CA) 2008  pp 205 - 223

Onur Gilleard & VS Devaraj




Book Reviews

Devaraj VS:

1. Current Practice in Hand Surgery   British Journal of Plastic Surgery(1998), 51, 268 - 270

2. Handy Views: Radiographic Positioning of the hand and wrist British Journal of Plastic Surgery (1999) 52, 82

3. Mononeuropathies: Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment   British Journal of Plastic Surgery (2000) 53, 543

4. Decision-making in reconstructive surgery: upper extremity    British Journal of Plastic Surgery (2000) 53, 638