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  1. Spinal imaging update: an introduction to techniques for advanced MRIPatel A, James SL, Davies AM, Botchu R. Bone Joint J. 2015 Dec;97-B(12):1683-92
  2. Stress Fracture of the Lesser Trochanter: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Lee J, Khairandish P, Botchu R. West Indian Med J. 2015 Nov 20. doi: 10.7727/wimj.2015.564.
  3. Heterotopic ossification related to the radial tuberosity: a tumour mimic. Shah A, James SL, Botchu R, Davies AM. Clin Radiol. 2016 Jan;71(1):74-8.
  4. Botchu R, Vaidyanath R. Imaging anatomy of the hip.
  5. Botchu R, Vaidyanath R. Tumours of the hip.
  6. Shah A, Botchu R, Ashford R, Rennie W. Diagnostic triage for sarcoma: An effective model for reducing referrals to the Sarcoma Multidisciplinary Team. Br J Radiol. 2015 Feb 20:20150037. [Epub ahead of print]
  7. Shah A, Heir MK, Botchu R, Rennie WJ. Calcific myonecrosis – a ‘do not touch’ lesion. 2015,
  8. R Botchu, A Shah, G Jakanani, CN Esler, WJ Rennie. Parameniscal Cyst – A Rare Cause of Popliteal Artery Compression − Treatment with Ultrasound Guided Decompression. WIMJ. DOI:  10.7727/wimj.2013.218
  9. Shah A, Amin M, Srinivasan S, Botchu R. Improving efficiency and decreasing scanning time of sonographic examination of the shoulder by using a poster illustrating proper shoulder positioning to the patient. J Clin Ultrasound. 2014 Nov 7. doi: 10.1002/jcu.22253.
  10. Botchu R, Allen P, Rennie WJ. Isolated posterior high ankle sprain: a report of three cases. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Dec;21(3):391-5.
  11. Botchu R, Esler CN, Lloyd DM, Rennie WJ. Ganglia arising from the transverse acetabular ligament: a report of two cases. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Dec;21(3):380-2.
  12. Botchu R, Obaid H, Rennie WJ. Correlation between trochlear dysplasia and the notch index.J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Dec;21(3):290-3.
  13. M Zertalis, B Madhavan, R Botchu. Case Report: A Rare Case Of Bipolar Segmental Clavicle Fracture Associated With Multiple Rib Fractures. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery. 2013; 21:2.
  14. Sonography of trapezial ridge fractures.Botchu R, Bianchi S. J Clin Ultrasound. 2013 Aug 27. doi: 10.1002/jcu.22083.
  15. Botchu R, Puls F, Hock YL, Davies AM, Wafa H, Grimer RJ, Bröcker V, James S. Intraosseous hibernoma: a case report and review of the literature. Skeletal Radiol. 2013; 42 (7):1003-5
  16. Karkhanis S, Botchu R, James S, Evans N. Bilateral calcific myonecrosis associated with epilepsy. Clin Radiol. 2013; 68(6):e349-52
  17. The MR arthrographic anatomy of the biceps labral insertion and its morphological significance with labral tears in patients with shoulder instability. Jakanani GC, Botchu R, Rennie WJ. Eur J Radiol. 2012 2012 Nov;81(11):3390-3
  18. Is There a Role of Double Reporting and CT Pelvis for Lung Cancer Staging? Rajesh Botchu, Ganesh Retnasingam, Vimal Raj, Mohammad Ali Husainy, George Jakanani, Balaji Rao, James Entwisle.World Journal of Oncology,2012;3(2)::54-8.
  19. Sonography in orthopaedic hardware impingement of the extremities. Guillin R, Botchu R, Bianchi S. J Ultrasound Med. 2012 Sep;31(9):1457-63.
  20. Epidural emphysema following blunt trauma. A case report and review of literature. Botchu R, Shah A, Burli P. IOJ. 2012;36-8.
  21. Pictorial essay: Role of ultrasound in failed carpal tunnel decompression. Rajesh Botchu, Aman Khan Kanagaratnam Jeyapalan. IJRI. 2012;22(!):31-4.
  22. Radiographically undetected coracoid fractures diagnosed by sonography. Report of seven cases. Botchu R, Lee KJ, Bianchi S. Skeletal Radiol. 2012 Jun;41(6):693-8
  23. Out of hours multidetector computed tomography pulmonary angiography are specialist resident reports reliable?Jakanani GC, Botchu R, Gupta S, Entwisle J, Bajaj A. Acad Radiol. 2012; 19(2):191-5.
  24. Dilated SMV in Colon Cancer-Is There any Significance. Khan AN, Botchu R, Patel R, Elabassy M. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2012 Jun;43(2):288-95.
  25. Diagnostic plain film radiology of the failing hip replacement. Toms A, Botchu R, Nolan J. Orthopedics and Trauma. 2008; 23 (2):188-200.
  26. Multi-detector Computed Tomography of Spleen. R Botchu, B Rao, R Tyagi, Y Griffin. Hongkong J Rad. 2011; 14:249-61
  27. Pictorial essay: USG of lumps and bumps of the foot and ankle. Rajesh Botchu, Aman Khan, Raj Bhatt. IJRI, 2010; 20(2):105-8.
  28. Pear sign. Botchu R, Retnasingham G, Heir M, Burli P. Hong Kong J Radiol 2012;15:57-8
  29. MDCT of the abdomen: missed diagnoses due to satisfaction of search. Botchu R, Rao B, Tyagi R.AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010; 195(4):W314-6.
  30. Out of Hours Multidetector Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography: Are Specialist Registrar Reports Reliable? Jakanani GC, Botchu R, Gupta S, Entwisle J, Bajaj A. Acad Radiol. 2012 ;19(2):191-5
  31. Pseudocoarctation with saccular aneurysms left sided SVC and aberrant right subclavian artery – A case report.Rao B, Botchu R, Khan A, Aslam M. JRCR 2010; 4(7):29-33
  32. Solitary Fibrous Tumor made Resectable after Successful Endovascular Embolization. Botchu R, Khan AN, Adair W, Elabassy M. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2011; 42(4):287-91
  33. Compression of the deep branch of the ulnar nerve in Guyon’s canal by a ganglion: two cases. P. K. Inaparthy, F. Anwar, R. Botchu, H. Jähnich, M. V. Katchburian. Archives of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery. 2008;128(7):641-3
  34. Radiation exposure from fluoroscopy during fixation of hip fracture and fracture of ankle: Effect of surgical experience. Botchu R, Ravikumar KJ. Ind J Ortho.2008; 42(4):471-3. Presented in UKRC, Jun’08
  35. Fractured cement spacers- A report of two cases Rajesh Botchu, R Anwar, KJ Ravikumar. The Iowa Orthopaedic Journal. 2009; 29:17-18.
  36. Preoperative MRSA screening: An effective method to control MRSA infections on the elective orthopaedics wards. R Anwar, R Botchu, M Viegas, A Animashawun, S Shashidhara, GJR Slater. Surgical Practice.2006; 10: 135-7
  37. Osteogenic sarcoma of rib in a seven year old. Botchu R, Meruva S, Sudhakar G, Ravikumar KJ. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 2006; 16:156-7.
  38. Laurence’s stitch: continuous horizontal mattress suture for skin closure. Botchu R, Gopalakrishna N, Slater RNS. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 2007; 17:421-3. Presented in7th Domestic meeting of European Hip Society, Antalya, Turkey, June‘06
  39. An intra-articular vascular malformation with a ganglion in a knee. Gaskin J, Botchu R, Inaparthy P, Ellis S.European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 2007;17:311-2
  40. Effect of periprosthetic fractures of hip and knee on mobility. R Botchu, S Shetty, J Gaskin, KJ Ravikumar. Proceedings of 7th European Trauma Congress. 2006;203-210
  41. Ewings sarcoma presenting with pathological fracture in a 9 month old. Kakar V, Botchu R, Sathyanarayan R, Ravikumar KJ. Journal of Orthopaedics, 2006; 3(1) e6
  42. Ipsilateral Distal Radius, Ulna and Proximal Ulna Fracture: A Case Report. Botchu R, Korwar V, Sunil S, Slater R N S. J.Orthopaedics 2006;3(2)e11
  43. Simultaneous fractures involving the metacarpal, proximal and distal phalanges of the thumb ray – R. Botchu, R. Sathyanarayana, N. Gopalakrishnan, V. Kakar, K. J. Ravikumar. Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. Vol3, Number 1, April 2006
  44. Schatzker III fracture equivalent of base of middle phalanx – P. Inaparthy, R. Botchu, J. Gaskin, M. Katchburian. Internet Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery. Vol3, Number 1, April 2006
  45. Visual Loss following cranial irradiation for primary brain tumour. Botchu R, McGinnity G, Gray W, Houston R, Choudhari K A. Internet Journal of Neurosurgery 2005; Vol 2: Number2
  46. Septic arthritis after fracture neck of femur in a patient with Rheumatoid arthritis- A Case report. R Anwar, C Cranston, R Botchu, K J Ravikumar. Hip International 2005; 15:59-61
  47. Leiomyoma of the rectosigmoid junction in an adult. Husain N, Botchu R, Schofield J, Shahabdeen M, South LMS. Internet Journal of Surgery 2005; Vol7: Number 1
  48. Unusual self-inflicted injury in a patient with SHAFT syndrome, a case report. Anwar R, Bhargav A, Botchu R, Khan S A, Anjum S N, Fareed H. German Journal of Psychiatry 2004; 7;(1); 21-23
  49. How to write a case report. Anwar R, Kabir H, Botchu R, Khan S A, Gogi N. BMJ 2003; 327:153-154


  1. Can we predict colon tumours? Botchu R, Khan A, Patel R, Elabassy M. ARRS Annual meeting. San Deigo, USA. May 2010. Abstract in AJR.
  2. Chronic compartment syndrome following high tibial osteotomy. Botchu R, Raghu S, Vishal K, Slater N. European Journal of Trauma. April 2006: 3; Suppl 1:155. Poster in Presented in7th European Trauma Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May ‘06
  3. Displaced supracondylar fractures of humerus in children- To pin or not? Botchu R, Shetty S, Shetty A, Shetty V.European Journal of Trauma. April 2006: 3; Suppl 1:162. Presented in7th European Trauma Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May ‘06
  4. Kawasaki disease -A prospective clinical appraisal. Kalepu RK, Sudhakar G, Botchu R, Meruva S. Ped. Research 2005;58: 384
  5. Hydatid cyst of liver and spleen. Botchu R, Kalepu RK, Meruva S, Balla S. EURORAD.Case 3983, 24-7-2005
  6. Traumatic rupture of femoral vein. Botchu R, Fonia A, Shahabdeen M. Interactive Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery May 2005: Vol 4 Suppl 1; S119-12. Presented in European Society of Cardiovascular Surgery, Athens, Greece, May’05


International Podium Presentations (* Speaker)

  1. Trochlea dysplasia- Correlation with notch index. Botchu R, Haron O, Rennie WJR. IRIA, Hyderabad, India. 2012
  2. Comparison of T1 DRIVE sequences versus fat- suppressed proton density-weighted sequences for evaluation of meniscal tears. Botchu R, Yanny S, McNally E. IRIA, Hyderabad, India, 2012
  3. Trochlea dysplasia- Association with cruciate injuries. Botchu R, Haron O, Rennie WJR. RSNA, Chicago 2011
  4. Reentry into true arterial lumen in subintimal angioplasty with Outback catheter- Our experience. Botchu R, Retnasingham G, Rothwell I, Thava R, Burli P. IRIA, Hyderabad, India, 2012
  5. IMV- A prognostic indicator in rectal tumours. R. Botchu, * K. Damodharan, A. Khan, B. Morgan, M. Elabassy. 20th Annual Meeting, ESGAR, Valencia, June’09 and abstract in EJR.
  6. Bilateral radial neck fractures in a child. R Botchu, * A Abbas, T Zaman. 15th European SICOT Trainee meeting. Prague, Sept’06
  7. Tuberculosis of Cervical spine – Resurgence in West London. A Abbas, R Botchu, E Saavedra. 15th European SICOT Trainee meeting. Prague, Sept’06
  8. Spontaneous fractures of lower limbs. Botchu R, *Gaskin J, Saini S, Murugesan M, Kasetti RK. 7th European Trauma Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May’06. Abstract in European Journal of Trauma. April 2006: 3;Suppl 1:107
  9. Urogenital injuries in traumatic fracture pelvis in a developing country. Cherukuri R, Botchu R, *Reddy VK, Anwar R, Ravikumar KJ. 93rd Annual Meeting of Clinical Orthopaedic Society, San Antonio , Texas, USA, Oct’05
  10. Management of giant cell tumour by Vyagreshwarudu technique. *Botchu R, Sarma P, Rao PK. Presented in SICOT Trainee Meeting, Budapest, Hungary, May’05


International Poster Presentations

  1. Popliteal fossa masses – a pictorial review.A. Shah, R. Botchu, S. L. J. James. ESSR, York, 2015.
  2. Lower limb swelling – a pictorial essay. A Shah, R Botchu.ESSR, York, 2015.
  3. The unilateral painful swollen lower leg: deep vein thrombosis mimics.A. Shah, R. Botchu, W. Adair, W. J. Rennie. ECR, Vienna , 2015.
  4. The patellofemoral joint- an underreported joint in MRI knee. A. Shah , R. Botchu. ECR, Vienna, 2015

  5. CT arthrography of the shoulder:  how “to do it”.A. Shah, R. Botchu, W. J. Rennie. ECR, Vienna, 2015.
  6. Medial canthal lesions- A pictorial review. Botchu R, Vaidyanath R. RSNA, 2010 and UKRC. June’10.Best paper in ESHNR, Brugge, 2011
  7. Imaging a patent with trismus- a pictorial review. Botchu R, Suresh-Babu S, Vaidyanath R. IRIA, Hyderabad, India 2012
  8. Pictorial Review of Multi Detector Computed Tomography (MDCT) features of vascular emergencies of abdomen. Botchu R, Retnasingham G, Burli P. IRIA, Hyderabad, India 2012
  9. Imaging of spleen- pictorial review.R. Botchu, B. Rao, R. Tyagi, Y. Griffin. ECR, Vienna, 2011.
  10. Can we predict fracture neck of femur in patients with fracture distal radius? Inaparthy PK, Botchu R, Ravikumar KJ. 7th Domestic meeting of European Hip Society, Antalya, Turkey, June‘06
  11. Double thurston-holland’ sign in the thumb ray. An unusual injury pattern. Botchu R, Anwar R, Saini S, Slater RNS. 7th European Trauma Congress, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May’06. Abstract in European Journal of Trauma. April 2006: 3; Suppl 1:166
  12. Familial meckel’s diverticulum. Botchu R, Singh G, Schofield J, Jones P. Annual Meeting of International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology. Arlington USA, July’05
  13. Unusual mass in the stomach.Botchu R, Singh G, Chaganti S, Immidsetty M. Annual Meeting of International Society of Gastrointestinal Oncology. Arlington USA, July’05
  14. Russell silver syndrome with perthes disease. Botchu R, Anwar R, Katchburian M. Presented in International Paediatric Orthopaedic Symposium (AAOS/POSNA), Florida, USA, Dec’04
  15. Treatment of congenital pseudoarthrosis of tibia by ilizarov method. Botchu R, Anwar R, Muralimohan K, Kalepu R K. Presented in International Paediatric Orthopaedic Symposium (AAOS/POSNA), Florida, USA, Dec’04
  16. Hand Schuller Christian Disease (Multifocal Langhans cell Histiocytosis) Botchu R, Palani B, Kalepu R K, Sudhakar G, Rafiq M G, Rao S.Presented in International Paediatric Orthopaedic Seminar, Madrid, Spain, Nov 2004
  17. Pathological fracture of Tibia with TKR – Technique of Nailing. Botchu R, Anwar.R, Pentala R, Kumar.R. Presented in Forty Seventh Annual Meeting of Rocky Mountain Traumatologic society Meeting, Colorado USA, Jan2005

National and Regional Presentations (Podium presentations) (*Speaker)

  1. Reliability study of carpal angle measurments as defined by International Wrist Investigator’s Workshop. (IWIW). *Botchu R, Rahaman R, Disini L, Toms AP. EARS, Norwich. Jun’08. UKRC Jun’09.
  2. Importing MRSA. *Botchu R, Gopalakrishnan N, Slater RNS. Southeast Orthopaedic Circuit meeting, Tunbridge Wells, Jan’06
  3. Comparison of Functional Outcome with Radiological Correction in Scarf Osteotomy. * J. Gaskin, N. Gopalakrishnan, R. Botchu, P. Inaparthy, M. Katchburian, K. Ravikumar Southeast Orthopedic Circuit Meeting, Maidstone, Sept’06

Poster Presentations

  1. Which Steroid? A survey of musculoskeletal radiologists. Shah A, Bharath A, Mak D, Botchu R, Davies AM, James SL. BSSR, Norwich, 2016
  2. Spinoglenoid notch– A relatively under images area in ultrasound. McGarry S, Shah A, James SL, Davies AM, Botchu R. BMUS, Cardiff, 2015.
  3. Value of Ultrasound Scan in Diagnosis of Appendicitis in Children. A N Khan, R Botchu, F Dickinson, A Ricketts. SRT Annual meeting, Oxford, July’09 and RCR audit meeting, London, Sept’09
  4. Fixation of lateral condyle non union of humerus. Inaparthy P, Botchu R, Gopalakrishnan N, Katchburian M. Southeast Orthopaedic Circuit Meeting, Tunbridge Wells. Jan’06
  5. Iatrogenic sciatic nerve palsy following complicated hemiarthroplasty. Anwar R, Ravikumar KJ, Botchu R. British Trauma Society, Manchester’04.
  6. Theatre footwear use outside theatres – is it a serious risk? N. Parmar, R Botchu, F Ahmad. 160th Annual Meeting of Society for General Microbiology. Manchester. March’07

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