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Prizes / Awards

The Michael Hackett Memorial Prize
(Presented for the best oral presentation by a trainee at BAAPS meeting)

‘Autologous augmentation mastopexy post-bariatric surgery – Waste not want not!’
Thornton DJA, Fourie LR. Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield.
British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons – Annual Meeting.
27-28 Sep 2007.  London, U.K.

BAPRAS Travelling Bursary
(Presented for trainees presenting a research paper at an international meeting abroad)

‘A 10 year experience of subcutaneous anterior transposition of the ulnar nerve for cubital tunnel syndrome.’  (Oral)
Thornton DJA, George E, Vadodaria S, Page R.  Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.
10th Triennial Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand.
11-15 March 2007.  Sydney, Australia.

Publications (Selection)

Dupuytren’s disease.
Thornton DJA, O’Brien M.  Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Royal Derby Hospital.
Orthopaedic and Trauma Times.  (2010) Nov:25-7.

Nerves are living structures whose injury requires urgent repair.
Kay SPJ, Wiberg M, Thornton DJA.  Leeds General Infirmary.
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery.  (2010) 63(12):1939-40.

Hand infection.
Thornton DJA, Lindau TR.  Pulvertaft Hand Centre, Royal Derby Hospital.
Orthopaedics and Trauma.  (2010) 24(3):186-96.

Autologous augmentation mastopexy post-bariatric surgery – Waste not want not!
Thornton DJA, Fourie LR.  Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield.
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.  (2010) 34(4):519-24.

A clinical approach to the management of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injury.
Thornton DJA, Kay SPJ.  Leeds General Infirmary.
Surgery.  (2010) 28(2):79-84.

The search for the optimal placement of percutaneous Kirschner wires in the digits of the hand.
Dickson DR, Thornton DJA, Southern SJ.  Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield.
Journal of Hand Surgery – Eur Vol.  (2008) 33(6):814-5.

Flexor tendon retrieval – A new twist from a helping hand.
Thornton DJA, Miller JG.  Northern General Hospital, Sheffield.
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery.  (2008) 61(10):1264-6.

Inhibition of keratinocyte-driven contraction of tissue-engineered skin in vitro by calcium chelation and early restraint but not submerged culture.
Thornton DJA, Harrison CA, Heaton MJ, Bullock AJ, MacNeil S.  Kroto Research Institute, University of Sheffield.
Journal of Burn Care and Research.  (2008) 29(2);369-77.

Enhancement of keratinocyte performance in production of tissue-engineered skin by use of low-calcium medium.
Hernon CA, Harrison CA, Thornton DJA, MacNeil S.  Kroto Research Institute, University of Sheffield.
Wound Repair and Regeneration.  (2007) 15(5):718-26.

The impact of violent injuries on an NHS plastic surgery unit.
Thornton DJA, Timmons MJ, Majumder S, N Kranidhiotis.  Bradford Royal Infirmary.
Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England.  (2003) 85:355-7.

Teaching (Faculty Member)

Advanced Trauma & Life Support (ATLS).
Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate.
7-9 Sep 2011, 14-16 Jun 2010, 10-12 Mar 2010,

Advanced Trauma & Life Support (ATLS) – Recertification.
Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate.
27-28 Feb 2012, 23-24 Nov 2011, 28 Jun 2010,

Core Skills in Hand Surgery.
Royal College of Surgeons of England.
8-10 Jan 2013, 19-21 Jun 2012, 24-26 Jan 2012, 2-4 Aug 2011, 18-20 Jan 2011.

MY Plastic Surgery Course.
Department of Plastic Surgery, Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield.
18-19 Nov 2011, 12 Nov 2010, 11-12 Jun 2010, 6-7 Nov 2009.

MY Hand Surgery Course.
Department of Plastic Surgery, Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield.
11-12 Mar 2011, 10-11 Sep 2010,