Professor Michael Tonkin

Professor
Surgery, Northern Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9926 7778
Fax +61 2 9926 6311

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Selected grants

2013

  • Can activated protein C reverse the aggressive properties of rheumatoid synoviocytes?; Xue M, Jackson C, March L, Tonkin M; Lincoln Centre for Research into Bone & Joint Diseases/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Gilbert, A., Tonkin, M., Hovius, S. (2002). Thumb polydactyly. In Steven Hovius, Guy Foucher & Piero Raimondi (Eds.), The Pediatric Upper Limb, (pp. 75-89). London: Staempfli Publishers Ltd.

Journals

  • Xue, M., Shen, K., McKelvey, K., Li, J., Chan, Y., Hatzis, V., March, L., Little, C., Tonkin, M., Jackson, C. (2014). Endothelial protein C receptor associated invasiveness of rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts is likely driven by group V secretory phospholipase A2. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 16(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Patel, A., Tonkin, M., Smith, B., Alshehri, A., Lawson, R. (2014). Factors affecting surgical results of Wassel type IV thumb duplications. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 39(9), 934-943. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2014). On the classification of congenital thumb hypoplasia. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 39(9), 948-955. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M., Tolerton, S., Quick, T., Harvey, I., Lawson, R., Smith, N., Oberg, K. (2013). Classification of Congenital Anomalies of the Hand and Upper Limb: Development and Assessment of a New System. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 38A, 1845-1853. [More Information]
  • Lawson, R., Tonkin, M. (2013). Technical considerations in microsurgical treatment of paediatric hand injuries. Injury, 44(3), 327-330. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2012). Thumb Duplication: Concepts and Techniques. Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery, 4(1), 1-17. [More Information]
  • Palti, R., Horwitz, M., Smith, N., Tonkin, M. (2011). Early combined neurosurgery and orthopaedic surgery in neonatal brachial plexus palsy. Hand Surgery, 16(2), 155-159. [More Information]
  • Tolerton, S., Tonkin, M. (2011). Keloid formation after syndactyly release in patients with associated macrodactyly: Management with methotrexate therapy. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 36(6), 490-497. [More Information]
  • Okazaki, M., Al-Shawi, A., Gschwind, C., Warwick, D., Tonkin, M. (2011). Outcome of axillary nerve injuries treated with nerve grafts. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 36E(7), 535-540. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2011). Pollicization for congenital thumb aplasia using the second dorsal metacarpal artery as the vascular pedicle: Case report. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 36(3), 502-506. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2011). Surgical reconstruction of congenital thumb hypoplasia. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 44(2), 253-265. [More Information]
  • Hettiaratchy, S., Tonkin, M., Edmunds, I. (2010). Spiralling of the neurovascular bundle in dupuytren's disease. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 35E(2), 103-108. [More Information]
  • Ansari, U., Lawson, R., Peterson, J., Appleyard, R., Tonkin, M. (2009). Effect of partial versus complete circumferential repair on flexor tendon strength in cadavers. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 34(10), 1771-1776. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2009). Failure of differentiation part I: Syndactyly. Hand Clinics, 25(2), 171-193. [More Information]
  • Lau, Y., Tonkin, M. (2009). Reverse Kirner's deformity: case report. Journal of Hand Surgery, 34(3), 463-466. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2008). Classification of congenital hand anomalies [Classification des anomalies cong√©nitales de la main]. Chirurgie de la Main, 27(Suppl 1), S27-S34. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M., Willis, K., Lawson, R. (2008). Keloid formation resulting in acquired syndactyly of an initially normal web space following syndactyly release of an adjacent web space. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 33(1), 29-31. [More Information]
  • Jones, M., Tonkin, M. (2007). Plexiform neurofibroma with dual nerve origin within the palm: a case report. Hand Surgery, 12(3), 173-6. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M., Bulstrode, N. (2007). The Bilhaut-cloquet procedure for wassel types III, IV and VII thumb duplication. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 32E(6), 684-693. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2006). Description of congenital hand anomalies: a personal view. Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh Lothian), 31. [More Information]
  • Jones, M., Rider, M., Hughes, J., Tonkin, M. (2006). The use of a proximally based posterior interosseous adipofascial flap to prevent recurrence of synostosis of the elbow joint and forearm. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 32, 143-147. [More Information]
  • Mennen, U., van Heest, A., Ezaki, M., Tonkin, M., Gericke, G. (2005). Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh Lothian), 30(5), 468-74. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M., Deva, A., Filan, S. (2005). Long Term Follow-Up of Composite Non-Vascularized Toe Phalanx Transfers for Aphalangia. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 30(5), 452-458. [More Information]
  • Strick, M., Filan, S., Hile, M., McKenzie, C., Walsh, W., Tonkin, M. (2004). Adhesion Formation After Flexor Tendon Repair: A Histologic And Biomechanical Comparison Of 2- And 4-Strand Repairs In A Chicken Model. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 29(1), 15-21. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2004). An Introduction to Congenital Hand Anomalies. Handchirurgie Mikrochirurgie Plastische Chirurgie, 36(2-3), 75-84. [More Information]
  • Strick, M., Bremner-Smith, A., Tonkin, M. (2004). Antenna Procedure For The Correction Of Hook Nail Deformity. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 29(1), 3-7. [More Information]
  • Lawson, R., Tonkin, M. (2003). Surgical management of the thumb in cerebral palsy. Hand Clinics, 19(4), 667-677.
  • Tonkin, M. (2003). Thumb deformity in the spastic hand: classification and surgical techniques. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, 7(1), 18-25.
  • Hargreaves, D., Pajkos, A., Deva, A., Vickery, K., Filan, S., Tonkin, M. (2002). The role of biofilm formation in percutaneous kirschner-wire fixation of radial fractures. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 27B(4), 365-368.
  • Tonkin, M., Nanchahal, J., Kwa, S. (2002). Ulnar-sided Cleft Hand. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 27(3), 493-497.

2014

  • Xue, M., Shen, K., McKelvey, K., Li, J., Chan, Y., Hatzis, V., March, L., Little, C., Tonkin, M., Jackson, C. (2014). Endothelial protein C receptor associated invasiveness of rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts is likely driven by group V secretory phospholipase A2. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 16(1), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Patel, A., Tonkin, M., Smith, B., Alshehri, A., Lawson, R. (2014). Factors affecting surgical results of Wassel type IV thumb duplications. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 39(9), 934-943. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2014). On the classification of congenital thumb hypoplasia. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 39(9), 948-955. [More Information]

2013

  • Tonkin, M., Tolerton, S., Quick, T., Harvey, I., Lawson, R., Smith, N., Oberg, K. (2013). Classification of Congenital Anomalies of the Hand and Upper Limb: Development and Assessment of a New System. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 38A, 1845-1853. [More Information]
  • Lawson, R., Tonkin, M. (2013). Technical considerations in microsurgical treatment of paediatric hand injuries. Injury, 44(3), 327-330. [More Information]

2012

  • Tonkin, M. (2012). Thumb Duplication: Concepts and Techniques. Clinics in Orthopedic Surgery, 4(1), 1-17. [More Information]

2011

  • Palti, R., Horwitz, M., Smith, N., Tonkin, M. (2011). Early combined neurosurgery and orthopaedic surgery in neonatal brachial plexus palsy. Hand Surgery, 16(2), 155-159. [More Information]
  • Tolerton, S., Tonkin, M. (2011). Keloid formation after syndactyly release in patients with associated macrodactyly: Management with methotrexate therapy. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 36(6), 490-497. [More Information]
  • Okazaki, M., Al-Shawi, A., Gschwind, C., Warwick, D., Tonkin, M. (2011). Outcome of axillary nerve injuries treated with nerve grafts. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 36E(7), 535-540. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2011). Pollicization for congenital thumb aplasia using the second dorsal metacarpal artery as the vascular pedicle: Case report. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 36(3), 502-506. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2011). Surgical reconstruction of congenital thumb hypoplasia. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 44(2), 253-265. [More Information]

2010

  • Hettiaratchy, S., Tonkin, M., Edmunds, I. (2010). Spiralling of the neurovascular bundle in dupuytren's disease. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 35E(2), 103-108. [More Information]

2009

  • Ansari, U., Lawson, R., Peterson, J., Appleyard, R., Tonkin, M. (2009). Effect of partial versus complete circumferential repair on flexor tendon strength in cadavers. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 34(10), 1771-1776. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2009). Failure of differentiation part I: Syndactyly. Hand Clinics, 25(2), 171-193. [More Information]
  • Lau, Y., Tonkin, M. (2009). Reverse Kirner's deformity: case report. Journal of Hand Surgery, 34(3), 463-466. [More Information]

2008

  • Tonkin, M. (2008). Classification of congenital hand anomalies [Classification des anomalies cong√©nitales de la main]. Chirurgie de la Main, 27(Suppl 1), S27-S34. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M., Willis, K., Lawson, R. (2008). Keloid formation resulting in acquired syndactyly of an initially normal web space following syndactyly release of an adjacent web space. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 33(1), 29-31. [More Information]

2007

  • Jones, M., Tonkin, M. (2007). Plexiform neurofibroma with dual nerve origin within the palm: a case report. Hand Surgery, 12(3), 173-6. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M., Bulstrode, N. (2007). The Bilhaut-cloquet procedure for wassel types III, IV and VII thumb duplication. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 32E(6), 684-693. [More Information]

2006

  • Tonkin, M. (2006). Description of congenital hand anomalies: a personal view. Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh Lothian), 31. [More Information]
  • Jones, M., Rider, M., Hughes, J., Tonkin, M. (2006). The use of a proximally based posterior interosseous adipofascial flap to prevent recurrence of synostosis of the elbow joint and forearm. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 32, 143-147. [More Information]

2005

  • Mennen, U., van Heest, A., Ezaki, M., Tonkin, M., Gericke, G. (2005). Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh Lothian), 30(5), 468-74. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M., Deva, A., Filan, S. (2005). Long Term Follow-Up of Composite Non-Vascularized Toe Phalanx Transfers for Aphalangia. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 30(5), 452-458. [More Information]

2004

  • Strick, M., Filan, S., Hile, M., McKenzie, C., Walsh, W., Tonkin, M. (2004). Adhesion Formation After Flexor Tendon Repair: A Histologic And Biomechanical Comparison Of 2- And 4-Strand Repairs In A Chicken Model. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 29(1), 15-21. [More Information]
  • Tonkin, M. (2004). An Introduction to Congenital Hand Anomalies. Handchirurgie Mikrochirurgie Plastische Chirurgie, 36(2-3), 75-84. [More Information]
  • Strick, M., Bremner-Smith, A., Tonkin, M. (2004). Antenna Procedure For The Correction Of Hook Nail Deformity. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 29(1), 3-7. [More Information]

2003

  • Lawson, R., Tonkin, M. (2003). Surgical management of the thumb in cerebral palsy. Hand Clinics, 19(4), 667-677.
  • Tonkin, M. (2003). Thumb deformity in the spastic hand: classification and surgical techniques. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, 7(1), 18-25.

2002

  • Hargreaves, D., Pajkos, A., Deva, A., Vickery, K., Filan, S., Tonkin, M. (2002). The role of biofilm formation in percutaneous kirschner-wire fixation of radial fractures. Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume), 27B(4), 365-368.
  • Gilbert, A., Tonkin, M., Hovius, S. (2002). Thumb polydactyly. In Steven Hovius, Guy Foucher & Piero Raimondi (Eds.), The Pediatric Upper Limb, (pp. 75-89). London: Staempfli Publishers Ltd.
  • Tonkin, M., Nanchahal, J., Kwa, S. (2002). Ulnar-sided Cleft Hand. Journal Of Hand Surgery (American Volume), 27(3), 493-497.

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