Ned Abraham

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Summary:
Ned Abraham
MBBS(Hons) MM(Syd) FRACS FRCS(Engl) PhD
A/Professor of Surgery
Coffs Harbour Campus, Faculty of Medicine,
University of New South Wales
Colorectal & General Surgeon & Endoscopist
Coffs Colorectal & Capsule Endoscopy Centre
187 Rose Avenue (POB 2244)
Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia 2450
Publications:
1. Abraham N.S. Is laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer the way to the future? Invited Editorial Med J Aust 194:441-2, 2011
2. Abraham N.S. Albayati S. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery programs hasten recovery after colorectal resections. Invited Editorial. World J Gastrointest Surg 3(1): 1-6, 2011
3. Ned Abraham: 111 ERAS Colorectal Resections for Cancer with a Median Stay of 5 Days. The Era of Fast Track Colorectal Cancer Surgery. Poster abs#253 Tripartite Colorectal Meeting 2011, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 3-7 July
4. Ned Abraham: Do we really need randomized trials to assess colorectal cancer surgical procedures? Poster abs#254 Tripartite Colorectal Meeting 2011, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 3-7 July
5. Abraham N.S. Byrne C.M. Young J.M. Solomon M.J. Meta-analysis of well-designed non-randomised comparative studies of a surgical procedure is as good as randomised controlled trials. J Clin Epidemiol 63(3):238-45, 2010
6. Abstract: Fast Track or Laparoscopic Colorectal Cancer Resection or Both? Abraham N.S. The proceedings of the BIT Third World Cancer Congress, Singapore, June 2010
7. Abstract: We dont need RCTs to assess cancer surgical procedures. Abraham N.S. The proceedings of the BIT Second World Cancer Congress, Beijing, China, June 2009
8. Abraham N.S. Thesis for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Surgery, Faculty of Medicine of The University of Sydney: A methodological assessment of non-randomised comparative studies as an alternative to the difficult-to-conduct randomised control trials of surgical procedures using the example of laparoscopic colorectal surgery 2008.
9. Abraham N.S. Byrne C.M. Young J.M. Solomon M.J. Meta-analysis of non-randomized comparative studies of the short-term outcomes of laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer. ANZ J of Surg 77(7):508-516, 2007.
10. Abraham N.S. Durairaj R. Young JM. Young CJ. Solomon MJ. How does an historic control study of a surgical procedure compare with the "gold standard"? Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 49(8):1141-8, 2006.
11. Abraham N.S. Will the dilemma of evidence-based surgery ever be resolved? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 76(9):855-860, 2006.
12. Abraham N.S. Minimal access colorectal surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 76(5)(pp 285), 2006.
13. Abraham N.S. Hewett P. Young J.M. Solomon M.J. Non-entry of eligible patients into the Australasian Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Study. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 76(9):825-829, 2006.
14. Abraham N.S. Young JM. Solomon MJ. A systematic review of reasons for nonentry of eligible patients into surgical randomized controlled trials. Surgery. 139(4):469-83, 2006.
15. Sandroussi C. Lemech L.D. Grunewald B. Abraham N. Gallagher P.J. Late complication following coil embolization of a biliary leak. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 75(7):pp 614-615, 2005.
16. Abraham N. Lemech L. Sandroussi C. Sullivan D. May J. A prospective study of subclinical myocardial damage in endovascular versus open repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 41(3):377-80; discussion 380-1, 2005.
17. Abraham N.S. Young J.M. Solomon M.J. Meta-analysis of short-term outcomes after laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery. 91(9):1111-1124, 2004.
18. Abstract: The Short Term Outcomes of laparoscopic colectomy for colorectal cancer; a meta-analysis. Abraham N.S. ANZ Journal of Surgery, June 2004
19. Abraham N. Eyers A. Pathma-Nathan N. Acute diverticular phlegmon in colonic neovagina. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 74(9):809-810, 2004.
20. Ho-Shon K. Waugh R. Abraham N. Solomon M. Angiographic Intervention in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Unstable Lower GI Haemorrhage - A Retrospective Study. Australasian Radiology. 47(2):A7-9, June 2003.
21. Abraham N. Selby W. Lazarus R. Solomon M. Is smoking an indirect risk factor for the development of ulcerative colitis? An age- and sex-matched case-control study. Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. 18(2):139-46, 2003.
22. Selby WS. Griffin S. Abraham N. Solomon MJ. Appendectomy protects against the development of ulcerative colitis but does not affect its course. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 97(11):2834-8, 2002.
23. Ned Abraham. Treatise for the Degree of Master of Medicine in Clinical Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sydney. A New Look at the relationship between smoking and the aetiology of ulcerative colitis, a case-control study 1998.
24. Abstract: Does Smoking really protect against the development of ulcerative colitis? An age and sex matched case-control study. Abraham N.S. ANZ Journal of Surgery, June 1998.
25. Abstract: Evidence based surgery, where from and where to. Abraham N.S.. ANZ Journal of Surgery, June 1998.
26. Abraham N. Doudle M. Carson P. Open versus closed surgical treatment of abscesses: a controlled clinical trial. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 67(4):173-6, 1997.
27. Abraham N. The patterns and outcomes of severe thermal injuries in the Australian Top End. [Journal article] The Bulletin of the Australia and New Zealand Burn Association, 17:5-8, 1995.
28. Abstract: Open vs. closed surgical treatment of abscesses, A controlled clinical trial. Abraham N.S. ANZ Journal of Surgery, June 1995
29. Abraham N. Extreme case of polypharmacy in the elderly. New Ethicals. 32(3):39-40, 1995.
30. Abraham N. The Dangers of Polypharmacy in the Elderly. Current Therapeutics 36(1):112-3, 1995.
31. Abraham N. Polypharmacy in the elderly. Australian Family Physician. 23(5):979-981, 1994.

Publications

  1. ncbi Appendectomy protects against the development of ulcerative colitis but does not affect its course
    Warwick S Selby
    A W Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre and Department of Colorectal Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2834-8. 2002
  2. pmc Enhanced recovery after surgery programs hasten recovery after colorectal resections
    Ned Abraham
    Ned Abraham, Sinan Albayati, Coffs Harbour Campus, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Colorectal and General Surgeon and Endoscopist, Coffs Colorectal and Capsule Endoscopy Centre, 187 Rose Avenue, Po Box 2244, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450, Australia
    World J Gastrointest Surg 3:1-6. 2011
  3. ncbi Meta-analysis of non-randomized comparative studies of the short-term outcomes of laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer
    Ned S Abraham
    The Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, and The Surgical Outcomes Research Centre SOuRCe, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 77:508-16. 2007
  4. ncbi Will the dilemma of evidence-based surgery ever be resolved?
    Ned S Abraham
    Coffs Harbour Health Campus, The Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:855-60. 2006
  5. ncbi Non-entry of eligible patients into the Australasian Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Study
    Ned S Abraham
    The Faculty of Medicine, Coffs Harbour Health Campus, The University of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:825-9. 2006
  6. ncbi How does an historic control study of a surgical procedure compare with the "gold standard"?
    Ned S Abraham
    Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, NSW 2450, Australia
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1141-8. 2006
  7. ncbi Minimal access colorectal surgery
    N Abraham
    ANZ J Surg 76:285. 2006
  8. ncbi A systematic review of reasons for nonentry of eligible patients into surgical randomized controlled trials
    Ned S Abraham
    Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour, NSW Australia 2450
    Surgery 139:469-83. 2006
  9. ncbi Late complication following coil embolization of a biliary leak
    Charbel Sandroussi
    Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 75:614-5. 2005
  10. ncbi A prospective study of subclinical myocardial damage in endovascular versus open repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Ned Abraham
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Vasc Surg 41:377-80; discussion 380-1. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi Appendectomy protects against the development of ulcerative colitis but does not affect its course
    Warwick S Selby
    A W Morrow Gastroenterology and Liver Centre and Department of Colorectal Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2834-8. 2002
    ..Appendectomy has been shown to protect against the development of ulcerative colitis. The objective of this study was to examine the effect of appendectomy on the clinical features and natural history of colitis...
  2. pmc Enhanced recovery after surgery programs hasten recovery after colorectal resections
    Ned Abraham
    Ned Abraham, Sinan Albayati, Coffs Harbour Campus, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Colorectal and General Surgeon and Endoscopist, Coffs Colorectal and Capsule Endoscopy Centre, 187 Rose Avenue, Po Box 2244, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450, Australia
    World J Gastrointest Surg 3:1-6. 2011
    ..The current evidence suggests that within such a program, there is no difference between laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery in terms of postoperative recovery rates or length of hospital stay...
  3. ncbi Meta-analysis of non-randomized comparative studies of the short-term outcomes of laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer
    Ned S Abraham
    The Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, and The Surgical Outcomes Research Centre SOuRCe, Sydney South West Area Health Service, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 77:508-16. 2007
    ..The results were remarkably similar to those of a contemporaneous meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials published by the end of 2002...
  4. ncbi Will the dilemma of evidence-based surgery ever be resolved?
    Ned S Abraham
    Coffs Harbour Health Campus, The Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:855-60. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the success of surgical RCT is often jeopardized by very low recruitment rates. The aim of this study is to discuss the dilemma of producing evidence in surgery...
  5. ncbi Non-entry of eligible patients into the Australasian Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Study
    Ned S Abraham
    The Faculty of Medicine, Coffs Harbour Health Campus, The University of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 76:825-9. 2006
    ..There is currently a need to assess the reasons for non-entry of eligible patients into surgical randomized controlled trials to determine measures to improve the low recruitment rates in such trials...
  6. ncbi How does an historic control study of a surgical procedure compare with the "gold standard"?
    Ned S Abraham
    Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, NSW 2450, Australia
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1141-8. 2006
    ..This study was designed to compare the results of an historic control study of a surgical procedure with those of a subsequent randomized control trial conducted under similar circumstances...
  7. ncbi Minimal access colorectal surgery
    N Abraham
    ANZ J Surg 76:285. 2006
  8. ncbi A systematic review of reasons for nonentry of eligible patients into surgical randomized controlled trials
    Ned S Abraham
    Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour, NSW Australia 2450
    Surgery 139:469-83. 2006
    ..We reviewed the reasons for nonentry of eligible patients into surgical RCTs that would form the basis for future prospective research...
  9. ncbi Late complication following coil embolization of a biliary leak
    Charbel Sandroussi
    Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 75:614-5. 2005
  10. ncbi A prospective study of subclinical myocardial damage in endovascular versus open repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Ned Abraham
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
    J Vasc Surg 41:377-80; discussion 380-1. 2005
    ..Our aim was to assess the true incidence of perioperative myocardial damage associated with endovascular vs open infrarenal AAA repair...
  11. ncbi Meta-analysis of short-term outcomes after laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer
    N S Abraham
    Surgical Outcomes Research Centre, Central Sydney Area Health Service, University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Surg 91:1111-24. 2004
    ..The safety and efficacy of laparoscopic resection (LR) for colorectal cancer remains to be established...
  12. ncbi Acute diverticular phlegmon in colonic neovagina
    Ned Abraham
    ANZ J Surg 74:809-10. 2004
  13. ncbi Is smoking an indirect risk factor for the development of ulcerative colitis? An age- and sex-matched case-control study
    Ned Abraham
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:139-46. 2003
    ..It has been suggested that smoking protects against the development of ulcerative colitis (UC). Evidence is mainly driven from the way data from a multitude of case-control studies have been interpreted...
  14. ncbi Is laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer the way to the future?
    Ned S Abraham
    Med J Aust 194:441-2. 2011
  15. doi Meta-analysis of well-designed nonrandomized comparative studies of surgical procedures is as good as randomized controlled trials
    Ned S Abraham
    Faculty of Medicine, The Coffs Harbour Health Campus, The University of New South Wales, Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:238-45. 2010
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