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Senior Clinical LecturerNikki Hooper image

BHB, MBChB, FRACS – ortho

Email nikki.hooper@otago.ac.nz

Professional interests

  • Paediatric orthopaedics
  • Adult foot and ankle surgery
  • Hip and knee arthroplasty
  • Orthopaedic trauma

Research interests

Nikki's research interests are wide ranging and include:

  • Paediatric hip - Nikki is involved with international databases and multi-centre clinical trials with a goal of improving and streamlining treatment protocols, as well as improving outcomes in children with hip dysplasia and other paediatric hip conditions
  • Paediatric trauma, particularly predictive factors for growth-arrest following physeal fractures in children
  • Culture in surgery, including promoting diversity and cultural change
  • Surgical education and the role of simulation in improving training while maintaining safe and healthy work practices

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Publications

Ramage, D., Hooper, N., Snell, D., & Hooper, G. (2019, September-October). Does a titanium-coated polyethylene Press-fit cup give reliable longterm results? A ten year follow up. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Hooper, N., Snell, D., Hooper, G., Maxwell, R., & Frampton, C. (2015). The five-year radiological results of the uncemented Oxford medial compartment knee arthroplasty. Bone & Joint Journal, 97B(10), 1358-1363. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.97B10.35668

Hooper, N., Sargeant, H., Frampton, C., & Hooper, G. (2015). Does a titanium-coated polyethylene press-fit cup give reliable midterm results? Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 473(12), (pp. 3806-3810). doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4556-7

Sargeant, H., Hooper, N., & Hooper, G. (2014, October). Clinical and radiological outcome of a titanium coated polyethylene monoblock Pressfit cup. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Tauranga, New Zealand.

Hooper, N., Snell, D., Hooper, G., Maxwell, R., Woodfield, T., Penny, I., … Frampton, C. (2014, October). The five year radiological results of the uncemented Oxford medial compartment knee replacement. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Tauranga, New Zealand.

Hooper, N., Snell, D., Hooper, G., Maxwell, R., & Frampton, C. (2015). The five-year radiological results of the uncemented Oxford medial compartment knee arthroplasty. Bone & Joint Journal, 97B(10), 1358-1363. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.97B10.35668

Journal - Research Article

Hooper, N. M., Schouten, R., & Hooper, G. J. (2013). The outcome of bone substitute wedges in medial opening high tibial osteotomy. Open Orthopaedics Journal, 7, 373-377. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010373

Journal - Research Article

Lash, H., Hooper, G., Hooper, N., & Frampton, C. (2013). Should a patients BMI status be used to restrict access to total hip and knee arthroplasty? Functional outcomes of arthroplasty relative to BMI: Single centre retrospective review. Open Orthopaedics Journal, 7, 594-599. doi: 10.2174/1874325001307010594

Journal - Research Article

Hooper, G. J., Rothwell, A. G., Hooper, N. M., & Frampton, C. (2012). The relationship between the American Society of Anesthesiologists physical rating and outcome following total hip and knee arthroplasty: An analysis of the New Zealand Joint Registry. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Am), 94(12), 1065-1070. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.J.01681

Journal - Research Article

Hooper, G. J., Hooper, N. M., Rothwell, A. G., & Hobbs, T. (2009). Bilateral total joint arthroplasty: The early results from the New Zealand National Joint Registry. Journal of Arthroplasty, 24(8), 1174-1177. doi: 10.1016/j/arth.2008.09.022

Journal - Research Article

Hooper, N., Sargeant, H., Frampton, C., & Hooper, G. (2015). Does a titanium-coated polyethylene press-fit cup give reliable midterm results? Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 473(12), (pp. 3806-3810). doi: 10.1007/s11999-015-4556-7

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Hooper, G., Hooper, N., Hobbs, T., & Rothwell, A. (2006). Bilateral total joint arthroplasty: The early results of a New Zealand National Joint Register. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Br), 88-B(Suppl. II), (pp. 318). [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Ramage, D., Hooper, N., Snell, D., & Hooper, G. (2019, September-October). Does a titanium-coated polyethylene Press-fit cup give reliable longterm results? A ten year follow up. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Hooper, N., Snell, D., Hooper, G., Maxwell, R., Woodfield, T., Penny, I., … Frampton, C. (2014, October). The five year radiological results of the uncemented Oxford medial compartment knee replacement. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Tauranga, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Sargeant, H., Hooper, N., & Hooper, G. (2014, October). Clinical and radiological outcome of a titanium coated polyethylene monoblock Pressfit cup. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Tauranga, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Lash, H., Hooper, N., & Hooper, G. (2012, October). Should patients BMI status be used to restrict access to total hip and knee arthroplasty? Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA) Annual Scientific Meeting, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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