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Professor Allan Wang FRACS PhD FAOrthA

CONSULTING & OPERATING
St John of God Murdoch & Subiaco

Direct Line (08) 6332 6390 Fax (08) 6332 6392 Email awang@westnet.com.au

PUBLICATIONS

Successful Surgical Repair of a Full Thickness Intramuscular Rupture of Pectoralis Major
Green, C; Wang, A; Henderson, J; Ebert, J’ Edwards, PJ
Shoulder Elbow Surgery Open Access
Doi.org/10.1016/j.ses.2019.10.006

Computer Navigation in Reverse Total Shoulder Artthroplasty: Measuring the Learning Curve
Wang, A; Mackie, K; Hayes, A; Laureneson, RJ
Shoulder Elbow Surgery DOI: 10.1016/j.jse.2019.08.012

Novel 3-D Computer Tomography Evaluation of Glenoid Implant Placement in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Hayes, A; Mackie, K; Wang, A
Biomedical Journal of Scientific and Technical Research
DOI: 10.26717.BJSTR.2019.14.002592; February 2019

Autologous Tenocyte Implantation for Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis
Wang, Allan Wenli; Zheng, Ming Hao; Mackie, Katherine Elise.
Surgical Techniques for Sports Related Injuries of the Elbow. Springer-Verlag London Ltd., Book Chapter 51 p389-395 Editors Bain.G; Van Riet,R; 2019

Effectiveness of formal physical therapy following total shoulder arthroplasty: A Systematic Review
Edwards P; Ebert J; Wang A; Ackland T
Shoulder and Elbow Journal; DOI: 10.1177/1758573218812038; November 2018

Activity following reverse total shoulder arthroplasty: What should surgeons be advising?
MacInnes S; Mackie K; Titchener A; Gibbons R; Wang A
Shoulder and Elbow Journal; DOI: 10.1177/1758732 18793648; August 2018

Letter to the Editor
A Wang C Lee J Hughes MH Zheng
The Lancet Vol 392 p281-282, July 28 2018

3D uniaxial mechanical stimulation induces tenogenic differentiation of tendon-derived stem cells through a PI3K/AKT signaling pathway
Wang, Tao; Thien, Christine; Wang, Carolyn; Ni, Ming; Gao, Junjie; Wang, Allan; Jiang, Qing; Tuan, Rocky S; Zheng, Qiujian; Zheng, Ming H.
FASEB Journal, Vol. 32, No. 9, 29.03.2018, p. 4804-4814.

In vitro loading models for tendon mechanobiology
Wang, Tao; Chen, Peilin; Zheng, Monica; Wang, Allan; Lloyd, David; Leys, Toby; Zheng, Qiujian; Zheng, Ming H.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research: a journal for musculoskeletal investigations, Vol. 36, No. 2, 02.2018, p. 566-575.

Subacromial shoulder pain: study finds limited benefits from surgery
Nogrady, Bianca. , an interview with Dr Allan Wang
Medicine Today, Vol. 19, No. 1, 01.2018, p. 9-10.

Repeated PRP injections after arthroscopic supraspinatus repair provided no additional benefit
Wang, Allan Wenli.
Orthopedics Today, 23.12.2017.

A midterm evaluation of postoperative platelet-rich plasma injections on arthroscopic supraspinatus repair: a randomized controlled trial
Ebert, Jay; Wang, Allan; Smith, Anne; Nairn, Robert; Breidahl, William; Zheng, Ming; Ackland, Timothy.
The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 45, No. 13, 14.08.2017, p. 2965-2974.

High-resolution study of the 3D collagen fibrillary matrix of Achilles tendons without tissue labelling and dehydrating
Wu, Jian Ping; Swift, Benjamin John; Becker, Thomas; Squelch, Andrew; Wang, Allan; Zheng, Yong Chang; Zhao, Xuelin; Xu, Jiake; Xue, Wei; Zheng, Minghao; Lloyd, David; Kirk, Thomas Brett.
Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 266, No. 3, 06.2017, p. 237-287.

Three dimensional microstructural network of elastin, collagen, and cells in Achilles tendons
Pang, Xin; Wu, Jian-Ping; Allison, Garry T. ; Xu, Jiake; Rubenson, Jonas; Zheng, Ming-Hao; Lloyd, David G.; Gardiner, Bruce; Wang, Allan; Kirk, Thomas Brett.
Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Vol. 35, No. 6, 06.2017, p. 1203-1214.

A Systematic Review of EMG Studies in Normal Shoulders to Inform Postoperative Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair.
Edwards, Peter; Ebert, Jay; Littlewood, Chris; Ackland, Timothy; Wang, Allan.
Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Vol. 47, No. 12, 2017, p. 931-944.

AKT activation by uni-axial mechanical stimulation is essential for repair of micro damages in tendon during daily activities
Zheng, Ming Hao; Wang, Allan Wenli.
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Vol. 20, No. supp 3, 2017, p. 39.

Lateral Elbow Tendinopathy: Development of a Pathophysiology-Based Treatment Algorithm.
Bhabra, Gev; Wang, Allan; Ebert, Jay R.; Edwards, Peter; Zheng, Monica; Zheng, Ming H.
Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 4, No. 11, 01.11.2016, p. 1-10.

Isokinetic shoulder strength correlates with level of sports participation and functional activity after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty
Wang, A; Doyle, T.; Cunningham, G.; Brutty, M; Campbell, P.; Bharat, C.; Ackland, T.
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Vol. 25, No. 9, 09.2016, p. 1464-1469.

Early postoperative repair status after rotator cuff repair cannot be accurately classified using questionnaires of patient function and isokinetic strength evaluation
Colliver, Jessica; Wang, Allan; Joss, Brendan; Ebert, Jay; Koh, E.; Breidahl, W.; Ackland, Tim.
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Vol. 25, No. 4, 04.2016, p. 536-542.

Exercise rehabilitation in the non-operative management of rotator cuff tears : a review of the literature
Edwards, Peter ; Ebert, Jay R.; Joss, Brendan ; Bhabra, G; Ackland, Tim ; Wang, Allan.
The International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, Vol. 11, No. 2, 04.2016, p. 279-301.

Biceps Muscle Fatty Infiltration and Atrophy. A Midterm Review After Arthroscopic Tenotomy of the Long Head of the Biceps
The, B.; Brutty, Mike; Wang, Allan; Wambeek, N.; Campbell, Peter; Halliday, M.J.C.; Ackland, Tim.
Arthroscopy: Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, Vol. 31, 2015, p. 477-481.

Do Postoperative Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections Accelerate Early Tendon Healing and Functional Recovery After Arthroscopic Supraspinatus Repair?: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Wang, Allan; Mccann, P.; Colliver, J.; Koh, E.; Ackland, Tim; Joss, Brendan; Zheng, Minghao; Breidahl, B.
American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 43, No. 6, 2015, p. 1430-1437.

Evidence for the durability of autologous tenocyte injection for treatment of chronic resistant lateral epicondylitis: Mean 4.5-year clinical follow-up
Wang, Allan; Mackie, Katherine; Breidahl, William; Wang, Tao; Zheng, Minghao.
American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 43, No. 7, 2015, p. 1775-1783.

Supination and Pronation Strength Deficits Persist at 2-4 Years after Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures
Ploegmakers, J.; The, B.; Wang, Allan; Brutty, Mike; Ackland, Tim.
Hand Surgery, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2015, p. 430-434.

Cyclic Mechanical Stimulations Rescues Achilles Tendon from Degeneration in a Bioreactor System
Wang, T; Lin, Z; Ni, M; Thien, C; Day, R; Gardiner, B; Rubenson, J; Kirk T; Smith, D; Wang, A; Lloyd, D; Wang, Y, Zheng, M
Orthop Res: 2015: Vol 33, No 12, p1888-1896

The development of confocal arthroscopy as optical histology for rotator cuff tendinopathy
Wu, J.P.; Walton, M.; Wang, Allan; Anderson, P.; Wang, Tao; Kirk, T.B.; Zheng, Minghao.
Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 259, No. 3, 2015, p. 269-275.

Long-term functional results and isokinetic strength evaluation after arthroscopic tenotomy of the long head of biceps tendon

The, B.; Brutty, Mike; Wang, Allan; Campbell, P.T.; Halliday, M.; Ackland, Tim.
International Journal of Shoulder Surgery, Vol. 8, No. 3, 2014, p. 76-80.

Reliability of a 3 T MRI protocol for objective grading of supraspinatus tendonosis and partial thickness tears
Bauer, S.; Wang, Allan; Butler, R.; Fallon, M.; Nairn, R.; Budgeon, Charley; Breidahl, William; Zheng, Minghao.
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2014, p. 128.

Autologous tenocyte implantation, a novel treatment for partial-thickness rotator cuff tear and tendinopathy in an elite athlete
Wang, A; Bauer, S.; Goonatillake, M.; Breidahl, W.; Zheng, M.
BMJ Case Reports, Vol. 2013, 2013, p. 1-3.

Autologous tenocyte injection for the treatment of severe, chronic resistant lateral epicondylitis: a pilot study
Wang, A; Breidahl, W; Mackie, K; Lin, Z; Qin, Q; Chen, J; Zheng, M.
American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol. 41, No. 12, 2013, p. 2925-2932.

Bioreactor Design for Tendon/Ligament Engineering
Wang, T.; Gardiner, Bruce; Lin, Zhen; Rubenson, Jonas; Kirk, T.B.; Wang, Allan; Xu, Jiake; Smith, David; Lloyd, David; Zheng, Ming.
Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2013, p. 1-14.

Programmable mechanical stimulation influences tendon homeostasis in a bioreactor system
Wang, T.; Lin, Zhen; Day, R.E.; Gardiner, Bruce; Landao, Euphemie; Rubenson, Jonas; Kirk, T.B.; Smith, David; Lloyd, D.G.; Hardisty, G.; Wang, A.; Zheng, Q.; Zheng, Ming.
Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Vol. 110, No. 5, 2013, p. 1495-1507.

The effect of a Galeazzi fracture on the strength of pronation and supination two years after surgical treatment
Ploegmakers, J.J.W.; The, B.; Brutty, Mike; Ackland, Tim; Wang, Allan.The Bone and Joint Journal, Vol. 95-B, No. 11, 2013, p. 15
8-1513.

Autologous Cell Therapy for Tendon Tissue Reconstruction
Zheng, M; Hardisty,G; Briedhal,B; Wang, A
Science Translational Medicine 60-61: 2011

Autologous tenocyte therapy for experimental achilles tendinopathy in a rabbit model
Chen, J.; Yu, Qin; Wu, B.; Lin, Zhen; Pavlos, Nathan; Xu, Jiake; Ouyang, H.; Wang, Allan; Zheng, Ming.
Tissue Engineering – Part A, Vol. 17, 2011, p. 2037-2049.

Chronic closed transection of the biceps brachii: a case report
Pandit, A.; Wang, Allan; Mckay, S.; Ackland, Tim.
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, Vol. 19, 2011, p. 257-259.

The reliability and validity of magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of chronic lateral epicondylitis
Walton, Michael; Mackie, K.E.; Fallon, M; Butler, R; Breidahl, William; Zheng, Ming; Wang, Allan.
Hand Surg Am; March, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2011, p. 26-27.

Cellular response and extracellular matrix breakdown in rotator cuff tendon rupture
Wu, B.; Chen, J.; Dela Rosa, T.; Yu, Q.; Wang, Allan; Xu, Jiake; Zheng, Ming.
Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Vol. 131, 2010, p. 405-411.

In chronic lateral epicondylitis, apoptosis and autophagic cell death occur in the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon
Chen, J.; Wang, Allan; Xu, Jiake; Zheng, Ming.
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Vol. 19, No. 3, 2010, p. 355-362.

Scaffolds for tendon and ligament repair : review of the efficacy of commercial products
Chen, Jimin; Xu, Jiake; Wang, Allan; Zheng, Ming.
Expert Review of Medical Devices, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2009, p. 61-73.

Autologous tenocyte therapy using porcine derived scaffolds for massive rotator cuff defects in rabbit
Chen, J; Willers, C; Xu, J; Wang, A; Zheng, M
Journal of Tissue Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 7, 2007, p. 1479-1491.

Fractional lengthening of Forearm extensors for chronic lateral epicondylitis
Wang, A; Erak,S
Australian New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Vol. 77, 2007, p. 981-984.

Autologous Tenocyte Implantation on Collagen Bioscaffolds improve healing of rotator cuff tendon defects in a rabbit model
Chen,J; Willers,C; Xu,J; Wang,A; Zheng,
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br), Vol. 87B, 2005.

Short Malunion of the clavicle: An anatomical and functional study
Ledger, M; Leeks, N; Ackland,T; Wang A
Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Vol. 14, 2005, p. 349-354.

Clavicle Shortening after Fracture, Anatomical and Functional Studies
Wang, Allan Wenli.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br), Vol. 86B, 2004, p. 488.

Musculotendonous Lengthening of Forearm Extensors in Effective Treatment for Chronic Lateral Epicondylitis
Wang, Allan Wenli.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br), Vol. 86B, 2004, p. 476.

The role of supinator in the pathogenesis of chronic lateral elbow pain: A biomechanical study
Erak,S; Day,R; Wang,A
Hand Surgery, Vol. 29B, No. 5, 2004, p. 461-464.

Exercise improves early functional recovery after total hip arthroplasty
Gilbey, H.J.; Ackland, Tim; Wang, Allan; Morton, Alan; Trouchet, T.; Tapper, J.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 408, 2003, p. 193-200.

Perioperative exercises improve function after total hip arthroplasty
Gilbey,HG;Ackland,TR; Tapper, J; Wang,A
Journal of Musculoskeletal Research, Vol. 17, 2003, p. 111-123.

Perioperative exercise programs improve early return of ambulatory function after total hip anthroplasty – A randomized , controlled trial
Wang, Allan; Gilbey, H.J.; Ackland, Tim.
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Vol. 81, No. 11, 2002, p. 801-806.

Primary Cutaneous Nocardiosis of the Hand: A Case Report and Literature Review
Wang, Allan; D’Cruz, M.; Leung, M.
Hand Surgery, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2002, p. 155-157.

Tendinosis of the rotator cuff: a review
Dela Rosa, T.L.; Wang, Allan; Zheng, Ming.
Journal of Musculoskeletal Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2001, p. 143-158.

The skeletal response to matt and polished cemented femoral stems
Barker, D.S.; Wang, Allan; Yeo, M.F.; Nawana, N.S.; Brumby, S.A.; Pearcy, M.J.; Howie, D.W.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Br), Vol. 82B, No. 8, 2000, p. 1182-1188.

Functional recovery and timing of hospital discharge after primary total hip arthroplasty
Wang, Allan; Ackland, T.; Hall, S.; Gilbey, H.; Parsons, R.
Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting. ed. / I.B. Faris. Vol. 68 (8) Canberra, Australia. ed. London, UK : Royal Australasian College Of Surgeons, 1998. p. 580-584.

Radiographic and histologic analysis of cemented double tapered femoral stems
Brumby,SA; Howie,DW; Pearcy,MJ; Wang, AW; Nawana, NS
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol. 355, 1998, p. 229-237.

What objective tests predict eligibility for discharge after primary total hip replacement surgery?
Wang, Allan; Hall, S.; Gilbey, H.; Ackland, T.
Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting. ed. / F. Horan. Vol. 79-B: Supp IV Perth, WA, Australia. ed. London, UK : British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery, 1998. p. 402.

Dual Energy X ray Absorptiometry Analysis of Femoral Remodelling After Exeter THA
Wang, AW; Howie, D; Pearcy,M
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1997, p. 29-33.

Infection and Non-union after Immediate Compression Plate Fixation of Type 3 Open Forearm Fractures
Wang, Allan Wenli.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – Series B, Vol. 79B, 1997.

Osteoarthritis, The Last Resort
Wang, A
Arthritis Today, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1997, p. 6-7.

Patient Variability and the Design of Clinical Pathways after Primary Total Hip Replacement
Wang, AW; Hall,S; Gilbey,H, Ackland
Journal of Quality in Clinical Practice, Vol. 17, No. 3, 1997, p. 123-131.

A new clinical sign to aid the diagnosis of locked posterior dislocations of the shoulder
Wang, Allan; Mah, E.T.; Atkinson, R.N.
Emergency Medicine Australasia, Vol. 8, 1996, p. 129-132.

Early motion after Flexor Tendon Surgery
Wang, Allan; Gupta, A.
Hand Clinics, Vol. 12, 1996, p. 43-55.

Limited handfoot fusion in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Wang, Allan; Simmonds, A.
Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1996, p. 75-80.

The Posterior Interosseous Forearm Flap with Anterior Transposition through the Interosseous membrane: A Case Report
Wang, AW; Gupta,A; Breidenbach WC
Hand Surgery, Vol. 22B, 1996, p. 32-33.

Evaluation of femoral bone mineral density in cemented total hip arthroplasty – a study using DEXA
Howie, D.W.; Wang, Allan; Schultz, C.S.; Chatterton, B.; Pearcy, M.J.
The Bone & Joint Journal, Vol. 77B, 1995, p. 58-59;Supplement.

Functional image vs conventional Gruen analysis of total hip arthroplasty
Schultz, C.S.; Wang, Allan; Howie, D.W.; Chatterton, B.; Pearcy, M.J.
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine, Vol. 21, No. 10, 1995, p. 854.

REGULAR JOURNAL REVIEWER 

  • American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport
  • Journal of Orthopaedic Research

RECENT SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

 2019

Royal North Shore Hospital Meeting – Sydney (February)

Invited Speaker 

  • Why I Navigate in Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tendon Tears – Current Concepts in Treatment

Queensland Shoulder Society – Brisbane (February)

Invited Speaker 

  • Variation in Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injury: The Controversy Continues
  • Anatomic Considerations for Glenoid Implantation in Reverse TSA

ASEG (Asia Shoulder Elbow Group) Meeting: Singapore Shoulder Elbow Society (March)

Invited Speaker 

  • Computer Navigation in reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Is there a learning curve?
  • Variation in Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injury: The Controversy Continues

Physiotherapy Education SJOG Murdoch Hospital (March)

 Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: Trends in Treatment

International Congress in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (ICSES) Buenos Aires 

  • Variation in Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injury within a Specialist Shoulder Society
  • Faculty member in Exactech Workshop “Rediscover Total Shoulder Arthroplasty with Real Time Navigation

AOA Annual Scientific Meeting Canberra

 Where are we with Arthroscopic Acromioplasty? Level 1 Evidence and Clinical Perspectives

2018

 APKASS (Asia Pacific Knee Arthroscopy Sports Surgery) Sydney (May)

Invited Speaker

  • Collagen

Scaffolds: Present and Future Applications in Rotator cuff repair

 GP Education Evening SJOG Murdoch Hospital (July) 

  • Dilemmas in Treating Rotator Cuff Injury

WA Orthopaedic Association Bunker Bay, Western Australia (August) 

  • Collagen Scaffolds:Present and Future Applications in Rotator cuff repair
  • Computer Navigation of Reverse Total shoulder Arthroplasty: The Learning Curve

 South African Society for Surgery of the Hand Petoria South Africa (September)

Invited Speaker 

  • Tendonopathy of the Elbow (AC Boonzaaier Lecture)

South African Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting Petoria (September)

Invited Speaker 

  • Tenotomy of the Long Head of Biceps: Muscle Changes at medium term follow up
  • Computer Navigation of Reverse Total shoulder Arthroplasty: The Learning Curve
  • Early postoperative repair status after rotator cuff repair cannot be accurately classified using questionnaires of patient function and isokinetic strength evaluation
  • Isokinetic Strength Correlates with Participation in Sport after Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Tendonopathy of the Elbow: the Role of Biologic Therapies
  • Collagen Scaffolds:Present and Future Applications in Rotator cuff repair

Girdlestone Society Perth (September)

Invited Speaker 

  • Recent Advances in Collagen Scaffolds for Rotator cuff repair

AOA Annual Scientific Meeting Perth (October) 

  • Variation in Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injury within a Subspecialist Shoulder Society: The Controversy Continues

SESA Shoulder Elbow Society of Australia Perth (November) 

  • Collagen Scaffolds: Present and Future Applications in Rotator cuff repair
  • Variation in Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injury within a Subspecialist Shoulder Society: The Controversy Continues
  • Computer Navigation of Reverse Total shoulder Arthroplasty: The Learning Curve

2017

ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery) Shanghai (June) 

  • Recalcitrant Tendonopathy and Treatment with Ortho-ATI
  • Do Post Operative Platelet Rich Plasma injections improve early healing and functional recovery after arthroscopic supraspinatus repair? A randomised controlled trial

GP Talk SJOG Murdoch Hospital (June) 

  • Lateral Epicondylitis: When to Intervene? What Intervention is Appropriate?

AOA WA Fremantle (August) 

  • Early postoperative repair status after rotator cuff repair cannot be accurately classified using questionnaires of patient function and isokinetic strength evaluation
  • Activity after Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: What should you advise? 

SECEC-ESSSE Congress European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and the Elbow, Berlin (September) 

  • Post operative and repeated PRP Injections do not protect supraspinatus repairs from retear in the mid term: A randomised controlled trial

AOA Annual Scientific Meeting, Adelaide (October)

  • Early postoperative repair status after rotator cuff repair cannot be accurately classified using questionnaires of patient function and isokinetic strength evaluation