Wendy A Brown

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with different cyclooxygenase inhibitory profiles that prevent aberrant crypt foci formation but vary in acute gastrotoxicity in a rat model
    W A Brown
    Monash University Department of Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:1386-92. 2000
  2. doi request reprint Symmetrical pouch dilatation after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: incidence and management
    Wendy A Brown
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 18:1104-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of obesity--the role of surgery
    Wendy Brown
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Department of Surgery, Monash University Alfred Hospital, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 35:584-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Wendy Brown
    The Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Department of Surgery, The Alfred Hospital and The Centre for Bariatric Surgery, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 38:972-6. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of oesophagogastroscopy to assess the response of oesophageal carcinoma to neoadjuvant therapy
    W A Brown
    Upper Gastrointestinal Multidisciplinary Clinic, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Buranda, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Surg 91:199-204. 2004
  6. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with activity against either cyclooxygenase 1 or cyclooxygenase 2 inhibit colorectal cancer in a DMH rodent model by inducing apoptosis and inhibiting cell proliferation
    W A Brown
    Monash University Department of Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Gut 48:660-6. 2001
  7. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands: analysis and classification using high-resolution video manometry and a stress barium protocol
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 20:19-29. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Predicting outcomes of intermediate term complications and revisional surgery following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: utility of the CORE classification and Melbourne motility criteria
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd Prahran 3181, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 20:1516-23. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in severely obese adolescents: a randomized trial
    Paul E O'Brien
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, 3004, Australia
    JAMA 303:519-26. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Changes in satiety, supra- and infraband transit, and gastric emptying following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: a prospective follow-up study
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Obes Surg 21:217-23. 2011

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with different cyclooxygenase inhibitory profiles that prevent aberrant crypt foci formation but vary in acute gastrotoxicity in a rat model
    W A Brown
    Monash University Department of Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:1386-92. 2000
    ..No study has directly compared the ability of standard NSAIDs and selective COX-2 inhibitors to inhibit colorectal cancer at clinically relevant doses...
  2. doi request reprint Symmetrical pouch dilatation after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: incidence and management
    Wendy A Brown
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 18:1104-8. 2008
    ..Since popularization of the pars flaccida approach and improved anterior fixation, it is our impression that the problem of symmetrical dilatation of the proximal gastric pouch has become more important...
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of obesity--the role of surgery
    Wendy Brown
    Center for Obesity Research and Education, Department of Surgery, Monash University Alfred Hospital, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 35:584-6. 2006
    ..Obesity is rapidly becoming Australia's biggest health care issue...
  4. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Wendy Brown
    The Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Department of Surgery, The Alfred Hospital and The Centre for Bariatric Surgery, Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust Fam Physician 38:972-6. 2009
    ..The laparoscopic adjustable gastric band is a useful tool in the treatment of severe obesity. It is a safe and durably effective procedure, however, optimal results depend upon the patient participating in a process of lifelong care...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of oesophagogastroscopy to assess the response of oesophageal carcinoma to neoadjuvant therapy
    W A Brown
    Upper Gastrointestinal Multidisciplinary Clinic, University of Queensland, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Buranda, Queensland, Australia
    Br J Surg 91:199-204. 2004
    ..This study assessed the accuracy of oesophagogastroscopy in this setting...
  6. pmc Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs with activity against either cyclooxygenase 1 or cyclooxygenase 2 inhibit colorectal cancer in a DMH rodent model by inducing apoptosis and inhibiting cell proliferation
    W A Brown
    Monash University Department of Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Gut 48:660-6. 2001
    ..Selective cyclooxygenase 2 inhibitors are potentially ideal chemopreventive agents as they are less toxic than standard NSAIDs. No study has compared the efficacy of these drugs at clinically relevant doses in a tumour model...
  7. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands: analysis and classification using high-resolution video manometry and a stress barium protocol
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 20:19-29. 2010
    ..There is a need for a better understanding of the pathophysiology of LAGBs and more sensitive diagnostic tests...
  8. doi request reprint Predicting outcomes of intermediate term complications and revisional surgery following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: utility of the CORE classification and Melbourne motility criteria
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd Prahran 3181, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 20:1516-23. 2010
    ..Stress barium and high resolution manometry are promising investigations, however, have not yet been established as clinically useful...
  9. doi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in severely obese adolescents: a randomized trial
    Paul E O'Brien
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, 3004, Australia
    JAMA 303:519-26. 2010
    ..Bariatric surgery is being evaluated as a possible treatment option. Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (gastric banding) has the potential to provide a safe and effective treatment...
  10. doi request reprint Changes in satiety, supra- and infraband transit, and gastric emptying following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: a prospective follow-up study
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Obes Surg 21:217-23. 2011
    ..How transit and gastric emptying change following LAGB and correlate with satiety and weight loss have not been adequately defined...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of adjustable gastric bands on gastric emptying, supra- and infraband transit and satiety: a randomized double-blind crossover trial using a new technique of band visualization
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 20:1690-7. 2010
    ..Recently, the key mechanism has been hypothesized to be the induction of satiety without restriction. Effects can be controlled by modifying LAGB volume, possibly as a result of effects on gastric emptying or transit through the LAGB...
  12. doi request reprint Mechanisms of bolus clearance in patients with laparoscopic adjustable gastric bands
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash Medical School, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Rd, Prahran, 3181, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 20:1265-72. 2010
    ..The components of esophageal function important to success with laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) are not well understood. A pattern of delayed, however, successful bolus transit across the LAGB is observed...
  13. doi request reprint Criteria for assessing esophageal motility in laparoscopic adjustable gastric band patients: the importance of the lower esophageal contractile segment
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash Medical School, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial RD Prahran, 3181, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 20:316-25. 2010
    ..Recent combined video fluoroscopic and high-resolution manometric studies have identified important components of esophageal function in LAGB patients...
  14. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after bariatric surgery: fifteen-year follow-up of adjustable gastric banding and a systematic review of the bariatric surgical literature
    Paul E O'Brien
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Surg 257:87-94. 2013
    ..To describe the long-term outcomes after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) and compare these with the published literature on bariatric surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Does pregnancy increase the need for revisional surgery after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding?
    Rebecca N Haward
    The Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash University Medical School, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 21:1362-9. 2011
    ..It is not known if pregnancy increases the need for revisional procedures. We compare the incidence of revisions in two matched cohorts of LAGB patients, with or without subsequent pregnancy...
  16. doi request reprint An approach to the assessment and management of the laparoscopic adjustable gastric band patient in the emergency department
    Larissa Freeman
    Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery Unit, The Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Emerg Med Australas 23:186-94. 2011
    ..It is important for practitioners involved in the care of such patients to be able to accurately diagnose, and initially manage, pathology relating to the LAGB...
  17. doi request reprint Erosions after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: diagnosis and management
    Wendy A Brown
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Australia
    Ann Surg 257:1047-52. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Systematic review of erosion after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Kristine Egberts
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, The Alfred Centre, Monash University Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 21:1272-9. 2011
    ..The most common treatment described in the literature is removal of the eroded band with delayed replacement. Replacement of the band is associated with maintenance of weight loss...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of gastric band adjustments on intraluminal pressure
    Paul Robert Burton
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 19:1508-14. 2009
    ..Changes in intraluminal pressure may be important and explain patients reporting a tighter LAGB after saline is removed and an identical volume replaced...
  20. ncbi request reprint Obesity, weight loss and bariatric surgery
    Paul E O'Brien
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash Medical School, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Med J Aust 183:310-4. 2005
    ..It is effective, relatively safe and minimally invasive. The blocks to broader application of bariatric surgery should be identified and resolved...
  21. doi request reprint Pre-operative Weight Loss Does Not Predict Weight Loss Following Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding
    Wendy A Brown
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Level 6, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, 3004, Australia
    Obes Surg 23:1611-5. 2013
    ..This study aimed to test the hypothesis that the amount of weight lost on a mandatory 2-week pre-operative very-low-calorie diet (VLCD) would predict the longer-term outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)...
  22. doi request reprint Validity of the Beck Depression Inventory as a screening tool for a clinical mood disorder in bariatric surgery candidates
    Melissa J Hayden
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, The Alfred Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Level 6, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    Obes Surg 22:1666-75. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate the validity and reliability of the BDI-IA and BDI-II in severely obese bariatric surgery candidates...
  23. doi request reprint Does exercise improve weight loss after bariatric surgery? A systematic review
    Kristine Egberts
    Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 22:335-41. 2012
    ..Observational studies suggest that exercise is associated with greater weight loss following bariatric surgery. Randomised controlled trials are required to further examine this relationship...
  24. pmc Pro-inflammatory CD11c+CD206+ adipose tissue macrophages are associated with insulin resistance in human obesity
    John M Wentworth
    Autoimmunity and Transplantation Division, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes 59:1648-56. 2010
    ..We aimed to characterize macrophage phenotype and function in human subcutaneous and omental adipose tissue in relation to insulin resistance in obesity...
  25. doi request reprint Small bowel obstruction creates a closed loop in patients with a laparoscopic adjustable gastric band
    Nicholas A Campbell
    Upper Gastrointestinal and General Surgical Service, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Melbourne, Australia
    Obes Surg 18:1346-9. 2008
    ..Early recognition with deflation of the adjustable gastric band and nasogastric tube insertion is paramount to managing these patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Obesity is a surgical disease: overview of obesity and bariatric surgery
    Paul E O'Brien
    The Centre for Obesity Research and Education CORE, Monash University Department of Surgery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 74:200-4. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint The laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (Lap-Band): a prospective study of medium-term effects on weight, health and quality of life
    Paul E O'Brien
    Monash Department of Surgery, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne 3181, Australia
    Obes Surg 12:652-60. 2002
    ..Obesity is now one of our major public health problems. Effective and acceptable treatment options are needed. The Lap-Band system is placed laparoscopically and allows adjustment of the level of gastric restriction...
  28. ncbi request reprint Development and preliminary psychometric properties of the multidimensional neglectful behavior scale-child report
    Glenda Kaufman Kantor
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, USA
    Child Maltreat 9:409-28. 2004
    ..Younger and older neglected children scored significantly higher on the MNBS-CR than community children...
  29. pmc Race and sex differences in hypertension control in CKD: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Obidiugwu Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:192-8. 2008
    ..Uncontrolled hypertension worsens CKD, and disparities in hypertension control may contribute to disparities in CKD progression...
  30. ncbi request reprint Walking towards health in a university community: a feasibility study
    Nicholas Gilson
    Carnegie Research Institute, Faculty of Sport and Education, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
    Prev Med 44:167-9. 2007
    ..Using a randomised control trial design, this study assessed the impact of two walking interventions, on the work day step counts and health of UK academic and administrative, university employees...
  31. ncbi request reprint Larval cannibalism, time constraints, and adult fitness in caddisflies that inhabit temporary wetlands
    Scott Wissinger
    Biology and Environmental Science Departments, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA 16335, USA
    Oecologia 138:39-47. 2004
    ..This type of dietary supplementation should be especially important for taxa that do not feed as adults, and in temporary habitats that impose time constraints on larval development...