The Exeter Knee Clinic
Knee Surgeon
Awards & Grants

KReBS Knee Study. York Trials Unit. 2017. (PI)

Arthritis UK Medical technology grant.
TOKA study 2 year term. Clinical lead 2016.

Master Services Agreement. Stryker Research
5 year programme grant Lead. 2016.

OA Tech + network community EPSRC grant (EP/N027264/1).
5 year award. Co-applicant with Professor Holt 2015-2020.

National Institute of Health Research HS&DR project 14/70/146.
Pathways for THR and TKR post surgery follow-up. Co-applicant with M. Stone. 2015.

South West AHSN health enterprise programme grant for Osteotomy project. 2015.


Current Research

Investigator Initiated MSA study agreement. CI.
- Biomechanical fixation cadaveric testing and clinical study. PI.
- Revision cones fixation study RCT. PI.
- Instrumented Kinematic Alignment study RCT. PI.

STAR cap. NIHR funded programme grant. PI. Recruiting.

Kfort. NIHR funded pilot study. PI. Recruiting.

INFORM. NIHR funded programme grant. Knee lead.

Prospective 3 stage project into postoperative delirium in TKR. Study lead.


Publications: Peer Reviewed Journals

Three case reports of femoral stem failure in rotating hinge revision total knee arthroplasty: Causes and surgical considerations
Sandiford N.A, Phillips J.R, Back D, Toms A.D.
Clin Orthop Surg. 2018;10:e13. English. Published online Nov 20, 2017.

Technicium-99m bone scanning in patients with pain in the hip region after cemented total hip replacement: a multicentre series of 100 cases.
Hill DS, Naim S, Powell RJ, Kinsella D, Toms AD, Howell J.
Hip Int. 2017 Nov 21:0. [Epub ahead of print]

The characterisation of unexplained pain after knee replacement.
Phillips JR, Hopwood B, Stroud R, Dieppe PA, Toms AD.
Br J Pain. 2017 Nov;11(4):203-209. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

Description of the rates, trends and surgical burden associated with revision for prosthetic joint infection following primary and revision knee replacements in England and Wales: an analysis of the National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.
Lenguerrand E, Whitehouse MR, Beswick AD, Toms AD, Porter ML, Blom AW;
National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.
BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 10;7(7)

Management of acute periprosthetic joint infection of the knee - Algorithms for the on call surgeon.
Petretta R, Phillips J, Toms A.
Surgeon. 2017 Apr;15(2):83-92. Epub 2016 Jun 23. Review.

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Publications: Invited Articles

Rationing of Orthopaedic Surgery in the UK
L. Dodd, I.T. Sharpe, V.I. Mandalia, A.D. Toms, J.R.A. Phillips.
Bone & Joint 360. December 2015.

TKR registry review
J.R.A. Phillips, H.B. Waterson, D.J. Searle, V.I. Mandalia, A.D.Toms.
Bone & Joint 360. June 2014. 3(3);2-8.



BMJ Team of the Year. Painful Knee Replacements. London. March 2017.

Kinematics of Hinges. Chair: Hinge Knee Masters Meeting presentations.
Exeter. February 2017.

Invited Faculty. Session Chair. Doctors Update Course.
Val D’Isere. February 2017.

Scientific presentation. The outcome of mechanical versus kinematic alignment.
Combined European Knee Society and American Knee Society meeting.
Paris. September 2016.