Mr Akhtar has published research work in international plastic and cosmetic surgery journals and have also been invited to be a reviewer
for the British Medical Journal and Head and Face Medicine. he has also been invited to right book chapters in a number of highly regarded text books.
The following list outlines his publications in chronological order
An unusual self inflicted burn in an asthmatic patient
Burns 2003; 29: 191-192 - Akhtar S. Majumder S
Recurrent Wilms tumour presenting as bilateral pneumothoraces
European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2003; 23: 645-646 - Gordon J. Akhtar S. Thorpe A
Video physiotherapy for hand surgery
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2004; 114(5): 1351-2 - Hasham S. Akhtar S. Southern S.
Cellular Neurothekeoma, an unusual soft tissue tumour in the arm of a child
BJPS 2004; 57(6): 572-574 - Akhtar S. Coldewey J. Timmons M.J.
Our early experience in the use of tissue glue to reduce the incidence of seroma formation from the latissimus dorsi flap donor site
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2005; 116(1): 347-8 - Akhtar S. Spyrou G. Fourie L.
Management and referral for trigger finger
BMJ 2005; 331(7507): 30-3 - Akhtar A. Bradley MJ. Quinton DN. Burke FD
Neuropraxia of the ulnar nerve during carpal tunnel decompression
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons 2005; 87(3): 152-4 - Akhtar S. Pratt JA. Sinha S
The ‘Skin Substitute jacket’ – innovation and ideas
Burns 2005; 31: 248-250 - Hasham S. Akhtar S. Kandawala R. Phipps A.R.
Chondrodermatis Nodularis Helicis: a simple adjunct to a surgical and non-surgical approach
Annals of Plastic Surgery 2005; 55 (5): 557 - Conroy FJ. Whitaker IS. Akhtar S. Dyer-Smith R. Stanley PRW
Use of Integra to resurface tissue defect following necrotising fascistic
Burns 2006; 32:251-254 - Akhtar S. Hasham S. Phipps A.R
Vac Garment – Method to aid application of a vacuum assisted dressing
Annals of Plastic Surgery 2006; 56: 700 - Akhtar S. Gamage LBA. Majumder S
Persistent seroma following breast prosthesis exploration: case report and review
European Journal of Plastic Surgery 2006; 28: 490-493 - Hasham S. Akhtar S. Southern S.
Striae distensae in the tissue-expanded arm Annals of Plastic Surgery 2006; 57(2): 240 - Chan W.Y, Akhtar S, Phipps A.R
Study to outline the efficacy and illustrate techniques for steroid injection for trigger finger / thumb
Postgraduate Medical Journal 2006; 82(973): 763-6 - Akhtar S, Burke FD
A technique to facilitate accurate and atraumatic tendon repair
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2007 Apr 15; 119(5): 1629-30 - Akhtar S. Majumder S. Southern S
A novel tension-reducing suture to protect the T-junction after reduction mammaplasty
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2007 Apr 1; 119(4): 1386-7 - Akhtar S. Whitaker IW. Fourie L
A technique to facilitate symmetrical and atraumatic placement of the core suture during flexor tendon repair
JPRAS 2007; 60(4): 447-9 - Akhtar S. Burke FD
Digital immobilisation – A cheap and easy solution
Journal of Hand Surgery [Eur]. 2007 Oct; 32(5): 593-4 - Pinder R. Akhtar S, Peach AH
Compartment syndrome following metacarpal neck fracture
The Internet Journal of Hand Surgery 2007.1(2) - Singh R, Akhtar S, Majumder S.
A case of Sarcoidosis occurring in an extensive burn scar
JPRAS 2007; 60(11): 1256-1259 - Usmani N. Akhtar S. Long E. Phipps A. Walton S
Study to assess whether grade of surgeon performing procedure has any impact on outcome following CTD
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons. 2007 November; 89(8): 785–788 - Akhtar S. Sinha S. Bradley M. Burke FD. Wilgis S.E.F. Dubin N.H
Compensation claims and carpal tunnel decompression.
Easy pullout suture - Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2009 May; 29: 261 - Saleh D. Akhtar S. Foo I
Primary eccrine porocarcinoma of the finger with transit forearm and axillary metastsis
Annals of Plastic Surgery Apr 2011; 66(4): 344-346. - Bhat W, Akhtar S, Kotwal A, Platt A
Waste not, want not - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Sept 2010; 126(3): 140-141 - Bhat W, Akhtar S, Akali A
Pregnancy in the early stages following DIEP flap breast reconstruction – a review and case report
JPRAS Nov 2010; Vol. 63, 11, e782-e784 - Bhat W, Akhtar S, Akali A
Breast augmentation with implants following previous enhancement with Macrolane filler injections
Aesthetic plastic surgery 2011 - Bhat W, Akhtar S, Akali A
Fingertip necrosis in a six year old child with primary Raynaud’s phenomenon
Journal of Hand Surgery May 2012; vol. 37, 4: 363-365 - Bhat W, Akhtar S, Knight SL
A further modification - The four strand single knot modified Kessler stitch
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Dec; 2012130(6): 922-923 - Bhat W, Akhtar
Sclerosing perineuroma in paediatric fingers: a rare distinct and under-recognised entity
Chronic Paronychia in a hairdresser
Occupational medicine(in print) – Allouni A, Yousif A, Akhtar S
Surgical Excision margins for melanoma in situ
JPRAS March 2014; Vol. 67(3): 320-323 Akhtar S, Bhat W, Magdum A, Stanley PRW
Study to assess outcome after open and closed carpal tunnel decompression
Annals of Plastic Surgery – in print – Akhtar S. Bradley M. Burke FD
Considerations and principles of soft tissue cover of the hand
Orthopaedics and Trauma August 2014; Vol.28(4):236-243
'Upper Limb Overgrowth' book chapter co authored with Professor Simon Kay. This is published in 'Disorders of the Hand' (Editors Ian Trail and Andrew Flemming)
‘Soft tissue inflammatory disorders’. This is to be published in the ‘Oxford Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery’ (Editors Simon Kay, Daniel Wilks, David McCombe). In process.