1. Letter on outcomes of surgery in private hospitals in the UK. Royal College of Surgeons of England Bulletin. September 2018.
  2. Calcific tendonitis of the quadriceps tendon. S.A. Webb, M.A. Hopper and J. Chitnavis. Journal of Surgical Case Reports 2018;4,1-3. do:10.1093/jscr/rjy053. This report was voted ‘Case Report of the Year’.
  3. Is the evidence-base for popular knee operations scandalously poor? Jai Chitnavis, BMJ rapid response e-letter, 12th January 2015. . Published 31st January 2015. BMJ 2015;350:h431.
  4. ‘Is extended anticoagulation after knee replacement necessary in 2013?’ Jai Chitnavis BMJ rapid response e-letter 23 June 2013.
  5. Fluid resuscitation in severe trauma. Recommendations run contrary to current teaching. Jai Chitnavis. Letter published in British Medical Journal 3 November 2012. BMJ 2012;345:e7211.
  6. A review of 2009 British Journal of Bone and Joint papers on knee-related topics by Jai Chitnavis. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British) Online version 2011.
  7. Total Knee Replacement – does design matter? Wright G and Chitnavis JP. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British) Online version 2011.
  8. Total knee arthroplasty in a patient with hemophilic arthropathy and high-titer inhibitors: a cost analysis. Ali JM, Howieson AJ, Lawrence K, Chitnavis D, Chitnavis J. J Arthroplasty. 2012 Aug;(7):1413.e11-4. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2011.09.029.Epub 2011 Dec 7.
  9. Radiation risk from fluoroscopically-assisted anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. J P Chitnavis, A. Karthikesaligam, A. MacDonald, C. Brown. Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons, March 2010.
  10. Tourniquet failure during total knee replacement due to arterial calcification: case report and review of the literature. Lynne Barr, Uma Shridhar Iyer, Anand Sardesai and Jai Chitnavis. Journal of Perioperative Practice February 2010 Vol 20 Issue 2 Pg 55-58 ISSN 1467-1026.
  11. Endovascular Management of Pseudoaneurysms following lower limb Orthopaedic Surgery.Umar Sadat, Jagieeth Naik, Parvesh Verma, Teikchoon C. See, Claire Cousins, Jai P. Chitnavis, Kevin Varty, Michael E. Gaunt. The American Journal of Orthopaedics E99 – E102 May 2008.
  12. Isolated biceps femoris rupture from the ischial tuberosity treated by surgical repair in a male rugby player. Iain McNamara, Jai Chitnavis Injury Extra February 2008.
  13. Orthopaedic implant patients: Issues in airport screening. McNamara I, Leivadiotou D, Cole N, Chitnavis J. Aviation Security International 13 (6) December 2007. This study won the Gold Medal for best paper presented at the European Orthopaedic Meeting (EFORT) in Nice, France in 2008.
  14. Osteochondritis dissecans of the knee; long-term clinical outcome following arthroscopic debridement. J.R.D. Murray, JP Chitnavis, P. Dixon, N.A. Hogan, G. Parker, E.N. Parish, M.J. Cross. The Knee Vol. 14/2 page 94-98. 2007.
  15. Vascular injury following closed elbow dislocation. D Cummings, J.P. Chitnavis, P Hayes. Injury Online December 2006.
  16. Minimum 5 year follow-up of a hydroxy-apatite coated, cementless, total knee replacement in patients over 75 years of age. B Chan, J. Chitnavis, E Parish, M.J. Cross. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 86-B (2) 200-4 2004.
  17. Medium-term results of an hydroxyapatite-coated total knee replacement. Cross, M.J, Dixon P, Chitnavis J, Parish, EN. Key Engineering Materials 240-242:857-58, 2003.
  18. “End-stage coxarthrosis and gonarthrosis: disease associations, clinical patterns and radiographic features of idiopathic osteoarthritis.” J Chitnavis, J Sinsheimer, M Suchard, K Clipsham and AJ Carr. Rheumatology.39:612-619;2000.
  19. “Linkage analysis of chromosome 2q in osteoarthritis.” Loughlin J, Mustafa Z, Smith A, Irven C, Carr AJ, Clipsham K, Chitnavis J, Bloomfield VA, McCartney M, Cox O, Sykes B, Chapman K. Rheumatology.27:4; 2000
  20. “Association analysis of the vitamin D receptor gene, the type I collagen gene COL1A1 and the estrogen receptor gene in idiopathic osteoarthritis.” Loughlin J, Sinsheimer JS, Mustafa Z, Carr AJ, Clipsham K, Bloomfield VA, Chitnavis J, Bailey A, Sykes B, Chapman K. Journal of Rheumatology 2000;27:3, 779-784.
  21. “Linkage analysis of candidate genes as susceptibility loci for osteoarthritis – suggestive linkage of COL9A1 to female hip osteoarthritis.” Mustapha Z, Chapman K, Irven C, Carr AJ, Clipsham K, Chitnavis J, Sinsheimer JS Bloomfield VA, McCartney M, Cox O, Sykes B and Loughlin Journal of Rheumatology 39:299-306, 2000.
  22. “Osteoarthritis-susceptibility locus on chromosome 11q, detected by linkage.” Chapman K, Mustafa Z, Irven C, Carr AJ, Clipsham K, Smith A, Chitnavis J, Sinsheimer JS, Bloomfield VA, McCartney M, Cox O, Cardon LR, Sykes B and Loughlin J. American Journal of Human Genetics. 65:167-174, 1999.
  23. “Genetic influences in end-stage osteoarthritis: sibling risks of total hip and knee replacement for idiopathic osteoarthritis.” J Chitnavis, J Sinsheimer, K Clipsham, J Loughlin, B Sykes, PD Burge, AJ Carr. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British); Vol 79B: 61-66. July 1997
  24. “Accidents with horses: what has changed in 20 years?” JP Chitnavis, CLMH Gibbons, M Hirigoyen, J Lloyd Parry and AHRW Simpson. Injury 1996; 27,2:103-105.
  25. “Complete supernumerary leg in association with mesodermal abnormalities – a sixteen year follow-up and literature review.” JP Chitnavis and JON Lawson. Paediatric Surgery International, 1996;11:201-202.
  26. “An Audit of Metal Explantation at Milton Keynes.” JP Chitnavis and S Hart. Auditorium. March 1995. Vol. 4, No 1, 43-44.
  27. “Joint Replacement.” J P Chitnavis and CJK Bulstrode. Update Curriculum. April 1996; 318-326.
  28. “Bad Backs.” J P Chitnavis, E. McNally and CJK Bulstrode. Update Curriculum. April 1996;395-403.
  29. “Normal Abnormalities in Childhood.” J Chitnavis and CJK Bulstrode. Update Curriculum, March 1996; 193-197.
  30. “The Injured Knee.” J P Chitnavis, E. McNally and CJK Bulstrode. Update Curriculum, March 1996;258-269.
  31. “The Examination of the Breast for Surgical Short Cases.” J P Chitnavis. British Journal of Hospital Medicine.1995; 53, No 10: 507.
  32. “The Examination of the Abdomen for Surgical Short Cases.” J P Chitnavis. British Journal of Hospital Medicine.1995; 53, No 1/2: 27-30.

Book Chapters

  1. ‘Osteoarthritis’ J Chitnavis and AJ Carr. Chapter in Oxford Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma. Oxford University Press 2002.
  2. “Wrist” JP Chitnavis. Chapter 6 from “The Classification of Musculoskeletal Trauma” Eds PB Pynsent, JCT Fairbank and AJ Carr. Butterworth Heinemann, 1999.
  3. Orthopaedic and Trauma Module of the STEP Distance Learning Course for the FRCS(Eng).1997. JP Chitnavis and CJK Bulstrode. Royal College of Surgeons of England.
  4. Master of Surgery Thesis, University of Cambridge, 2000. ‘The genetic epidemiology of severe, symptomatic osteoarthritis of the hip and knee.’ JP Chitnavis. Supervised by Professor Andrew J Carr.


  1. Royal College of Surgeons’ of England ME Davis Research Fellowship in Arthritis. July 1995-July 1996 at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. The project title was Epidemiological and Genetic Aspects of Severe Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis.
  2. Master of Surgery Thesis (M Chir), University of Cambridge, 2000.