Sydney Shoulder Specialists

Dr Allan Young's Publications - Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Dr Young has numerous publications in international peer reviewed journals stemming from his scientific and clinical work, including articles on rotator cuff repair, osteoarthritis, total shoulder replacement, reverse shoulder replacement, management of shoulder trauma and shoulder reconstruction for instability.


Peer Reviewed Articles - Journal Publications

  1. “Improving medial footprint coverage in double row cuff repair using Fibretape.”
    AA Young, B Cass, R Appleyard, J Cadman, M Baba and O Dorrestijn.
    Techniques in Shoulder & Elbow Surgery (in press)
  2. “Preliminary investigation of a biological augmentation of rotator cuff repairs using a collagen implant: A 2-year MRI follow-up.”
    DJ Bokor, DH Sonnabend, L Deady, B Cass, AA Young, CL Van Kampen and SP Arnoczky.
    Muscles, Ligaments and Tendons Journal (in press)
  3. Low rate of Propionibacterium acnes in arthritic shoulders undergoing primary total shoulder replacement surgery using a strict specimen collection technique.
    CB Maccioni, AB Woodbridge, JC Balestro, Figtree, BJ Hudson, B Cass and AA Young.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2015 Feb 17. doi:10.1016/j.jse.2014.12.026. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. “Graft Osteolysis and Recurrent Instability Following The Latarjet Procedure Performed With Bioabsorbale Screw Fixation.”
    JC Balestro, A Young, C Maccioni and G Walch.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Epub 2014 Oct 21. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2014.07.014
  5. “Treatment of proximal humeral nonunions with a locked plate and an intramedullary strut autograft.”
    AA Young, B Cass and G Smith.
    Techniques in Orthopaedics, 2014 Mar;29(1):39-42.
  6. Three–dimensional assessment of the dimensions of the osteoarthritic glenoid.”
    G Walch, M Mesiha, TB Edwards, C Lévigne, G Moineau and A Young
    Bone and Joint, 2013 Oct;95-B(10):1377-82.
  7. The Latarjet-Patte Procedure for Recurrent Anterior Shoulder Instability in Contact Athletes.”
    M Joshi, AA Young, J-C Balestro and G Walch
    Clinics in Sports Medicine, 2013 Oct;32(4):731-9.
  8. Coracoid graft dimensions after harvesting for the open Latarjet procedure.
    AA Young, M Baba, L Neyton, A Godeneche and G Walch
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2013 Apr; 22(4):485-8.
  9. Altered stress induced by partial transection of the infraspinatus tendon leads to perlecan (HSPG2) accumulation in an ovine model of tendinopathy.
    J Melrose, MM Smith, SM Smith, V Ravi, AA Young, AJ Dart, DH Sonnabend and CB Little. Tissue and Cell, 2013 Jan;45(12):77-82.
  10. “Treatment of proximal humeral nonunions with a locked plate and an intramedullary strut autograft.”
    AA Young, B Cass and G Smith.
    (In press) Techniques in Orthopaedics.
  11. Results of anatomic nonconstrained prosthesis in primary osteoarthritis with biconcave glenoid.
    G Walch, C Moraga, AA Young and J Castellanos-Rosas.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2012 Nov; (21):1526-1533.
  12. Three-dimensional measurement method of arthritic glenoid cavity morphology: feasibility and reproducibility.”
    G Moineau, C Levigne, P Boileau, A Young, G Walch; French Society for Shoulder & Elbow (SOFEC)
    Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & Research, 2012 Oct;98(6 Suppl):S139-45. Epub 2012 Sep 7.
  13. Surgical treatment of anterior instability in rugby union players: clinical and radiographic results of the Latarjet-Patte procedure.
    L Neyton, AA Young, B Dawidziak, E Visona, JP Hager, Y Fournier and G Walch.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2012 Dec;21(12);1721-7.
  14. Secondary rotator cuff dysfunction following total shoulder arthroplasty for primary
    osteoarthritis – results of a multicentre study with greater than 5 year follow-up
    .”

    AA Young, G Walch, G Pape, F Gohlke and L Favard.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American, 2012 Apr 18;94(8):685-93.
  15. Bilateral anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty versus reverse shoulder arthroplasty.”
    V Latif, P Denard, AA Young, JP Liotard and G Walch.
    Orthopedics, 2012 Apr; 35(4): e479-85. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20120327-25.
  16. Patterns of loosening of polyethylene keeled glenoid components in primary osteoarthritis.
    G Walch, AA Young, P Boileau, D Gazielly, M Loew and D Mole.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American, 2012 Jan; 94(2): 145-150.
  17. Mechanical destabilization induced by controlled annular incision of the intervertebral disc dysregulates metalloproteinase expression and induces disc degeneration.”
    J Melrose, C Shu, C Young, R Ho, MM Smith, AA Young, SS Smith, B Gooden, A Dart, J Podadera, RC Appleyard and CB Little.
    Spine, 2012, Jan 1;37(1):18-25.
  18. Early results of reverse shoulder arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
    AA Young, MM Smith, G Bacle, C Moraga and G Walch.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American, 2011 Oct 19;83(20):1915-23.
  19. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.
    C Smithers, AA Young and G Walch.
    Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine, 2011, June: 4(2).
  20. Results of a convex back glenoid component in primary osteoarthritis – a multicentre study with minimum 5 year follow-up.
    G Walch, AA Young, B Melis, D Gazielly, M Loew and P Boileau.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2011 April;20:385-394
  21. Open Latarjet procedure for management of bone loss in anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint.
    A Young, R Maia, J Berhout and G Walch.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2011 Mar;20(2 Suppl):S61-9.
  22. A multicentre study of the long-term results of a flat back glenoid component in primary osteoarthritis.
    AA Young, G Walch, P Boileau, L Favard, F Gohlke, M Loew and D Mole.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - British, February 1, 2011; 93-B(2): 210 - 216.
  23. Glenoid tricortical iliac crest structural bone graft enhanced with resorbable cement for the treatment of aseptic glenoid loosening.
    AA Young, L Neyton, D Molony, P Boileau and G Walch.
    Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2011; 12(1): 12–17. (doi: 10.1097/
    BTE.0b013e31820b3517)
  24. Fixation of the glenoid component in total shoulder arthroplasty: what is 'modern cementing technique'?
    AA Young and G Walch.
    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2010 Dec;19(8):1129-36. (doi:10.1016/j.jse.2010.07.010)
  25. Latarjet-Bristow procedure performed with bioabsorbable screws: computed tomography evidence of healing.”
    AA Young, R Maia, C Moraga, V Latif, J-P Liotard and G Walch.
    Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2010; 11(3):85-89. doi: 10.1097/
    BTE.0b013e3181edf171
  26. Histological Evaluation of Rotator Cuff Repair in a Primate Model.
    DH Sonnabend, R Howlett and AA Young.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British, 2010, 92(4): 586-94.
  27. “Dysregulation of metalloproteinase expression in a mechanical destabilization model of intervertebral disc degeneration in sheep.”
    J Melrose, C Shu, C Young, R Ho, MM Smith, AA Young, SS Smith, B Gooden, A Dart, J Podadera, RC Appleyard and CB Little.
    Trans Orthop Res Soc, 2010; 35:1460
  28. Comparative Anatomy of the Rotator Cuff.”
    DH Sonnabend and AA Young.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British, 2009, Vol 91B, 12, 1632-37.
  29. Locked Intramedullary Nailing for Treatment of Displaced Proximal Humerus Fractures.”
    AA Young and JS Hughes.
    Orthopaedic Clinics of North America, 2008, October; 417-428.
  30. Synovial pathology in an ovine model of osteoarthritis: effect of intraarticular hyaluronan (Hyalgan).
    MA Cake, MM Smith, AA Young, S Smith, P Ghosh and R Read.
    Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology. 2008 Jul-Aug;26(4):561-7.
  31. Modulation of aggrecan and ADAMTS expression in ovine tendinopathy induced byaltered strain.
    MM Smith, G Sakurai, SM Smith, AA Young, J Melrose, C Stewart, RC Appleyard, J Peterson, M Gillies, A Dart, DH Sonnabend and CB Little.
    Arthritis Rheum. 2008 Apr;58(4):1055-66.
  32. Biglycan and fibromodulin fragmentation correlates with temporal and spatial annular remodelling in experimentally injured ovine intervertebral discs.”
    J Melrose, SM Smith, ES Fuller, AA Young, PJ Roughley, A Dart and CB Little.
    European Spine Journal, 2007 Dec;16(12):2193-205.
  33. Dynamic biomechanics correlate with histopathology in human tibial cartilage: a preliminary study.
    AA Young, RC Appleyard, MM Smith, J Melrose and CB Little.
    Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 2007 Sep; 462:212-20.
  34. Proteoglycan 4 down regulation in a sheep meniscectomy model of early osteoarthritis.
    AA Young, S McLennan, MM Smith, SM Smith, MA Cake, R Read, J Melrose, DH Sonnabend, CR Flannery and CB Little.
    Arthritis, Research and Therapy, 2006, 8(2), R41-6.
  35. “Changes in expression and immunolocalisation of proteoglycan 4/lubricin in cartilage in an ovine model of early osteoarthritis.”
    AA Young, S McLennan, MM Smith, SM Smith, MA Cake, R Read, J Melrose, DH Sonnabend, CR Flannery and CB Little.
    Trans Orthop Res Soc, 2006; 1386.
  36. Glycosaminoglycan content of knee cartilage following PCL rupture demonstrated by delayed Gadolinium Enhanced MRI of Cartilage (dGEMRIC): A Case Report.”
    AA Young, P Stanwell, JA Rohrsheim, DA Parker, B Giuffre and AM Ellis.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – American, 2005, Dec, 87(12): 2763-7.
  37. “Metabolism of small leucine-rich proteoglycans in an ovine model of osteoarthritis.”
    AA Young, MM Smith, SM Smith, D Burkhardt, M Cake, J Melrose, R Read, P Ghosh, DH Sonnabend and C Little.
    Trans Orthop Res Soc, 2005; 1055.
  38. Regional assessment of articular cartilage gene expression and small proteoglycan metabolism in an animal model of osteoarthritis.
    AA Young, MM Smith, SM Smith, MA Cake, P Ghosh, R Read, J Melrose, DH Sonnabend, PJ Roughley and CB Little.
    Arthritis Research and Therapy, 2005, 7, R852-861.
  39. Articular cartilage gene expression in experimental osteoarthritis.”
    AA Young, MM Smith, SM Smith, M Cake, R Read and DH Sonnabend.
    Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery – British, 2005;87B:303.
  40. “In situ topographical assessment of osteoarthritic human knee articular cartilage using a dynamic indentation probe.”
    AA Young, MM Smith, SM Smith, RC Appleyard, AM Ellis, M Coolican, P Ghosh and DH Sonnabend.
    Trans Orthop Res Soc, 2004; 923.

Book Chapters

  • “Injuries to the Biceps Pulley”
    With A. Godenéche, L. Nové-Josserand, S. Audebert, B. Toussaint and G. Walch
    In “Disorders of the Proximal Biceps Tendon: Evaluation and Treatment Monograph
    S.S. Hassan and A.D. Mazzocca (Editors). American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. ISBN: 978-0892039708
  • “Open Bony Augmentation of Glenoid Bone Loss – The Latarjet and Variants – Surgical Technique”
    With G. Walch
    In “Shoulder Instability: A Comprehensive Approach
    Romeo and Provencher (Editors). Saunders, Elsevier. ISBN: 978-1-4377-0922-3
  • “Rotator Cuff Repair: Open Technique for Partial-Thickness or Small or Medium Full-Thickness Tears.”
    With D.H. Sonnabend
    In “Operative Techniques: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.”
    D. H. Lee and R. Neviaser (Editors). Saunders, Elsevier. ISBN: 9781416032786
  • “Long-term results of a flatback polyethylene glenoid component in primary osteoarthritis – A multicentre study.”
    With G. Walch, F.Gohlke, L. Phillipe, L. Favard L and P. Boileau.
    In “Shoulder Concepts 2010 - The Glenoid.
    Sauramps Medical, Montpellier. ISBN: 978-2-84023-676-4
  • “Results of the convex back cemented keeled glenoid component in primary osteoarthritis.”
    With G. Walch, B. Melis, D. Gazielly, M. Loew and P. Boileau.
    In “Shoulder Concepts 2010 - The Glenoid.
    Sauramps Medical, Montpellier. ISBN: 978-2-84023-676-4
  • “Long-term outcomes with the reverse shoulder prosthesis: 10 to 15 years of follow-up.”
    With L. Favard, G. Alami, C. Dezaly and V. Falaise.
    In “Shoulder Concepts 2010 - The Glenoid.”
    Sauramps Medical, Montpellier. ISBN: 978-2-84023-676-4.
  • “Pattern of loosening of polyethylene keeled glenoid components in primary osteoarthritis.”
    With G. Walch and P. Boileau.
    In “Shoulder Concepts 2010 - The Glenoid.
    Sauramps Medical, Montpellier. ISBN: 978-2-84023-676-4.

[Last Updated: June 2015]