- Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging Demonstrates the Integrity of Perineal Reconstruction following Cylindrical Abdominoperineal Excision with Reconstruction of the Pelvic Floor Using Porcine Collagen
D O Kavanagh
Department of Surgery, Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar, Mayo, Ireland
Case Report Med 2012:752357. 2012
..We eagerly await further evidence supporting a role for dynamic MR imaging in assessing the integrity of a reconstructed pelvic floor following cylindrical abdominoperineal excision...
- Reduced risk of medical morbidity and mortality in patients selected for laparoscopic colorectal resection in England: a population-based study
Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W21NY, England
Arch Surg 147:219-27. 2012
..To quantify the occurrence of significant medical complications following elective colorectal resection and investigate potential differences in medical morbidity following open and minimal access colorectal surgery...
- We still need to operate at night!
Department of General Surgery, Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, UK
World J Emerg Surg 2:29. 2007
..In this study a retrospective analysis of the emergency general surgical operative workload at a London Teaching centre was performed...
- Elective colonic surgery for cancer in the elderly: an investigation into postoperative mortality in English NHS hospitals between 1996 and 2007
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
Colorectal Dis 13:779-85. 2011
..This study was primarily aimed to quantify perioperative mortality risk in elderly patients undergoing elective colonic resectional surgery. In addition, the safety of minimally invasive colonic surgery in this patient group was evaluated...
- Hospital stay amongst patients undergoing major elective colorectal surgery: predicting prolonged stay and readmissions in NHS hospitals
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
Colorectal Dis 13:816-22. 2011
..This article examines the length of stay and consequent bed resource usage of patients undergoing elective excisional colorectal surgery in English NHS trusts...
- Nonelective excisional colorectal surgery in English National Health Service Trusts: a study of outcomes from Hospital Episode Statistics Data between 1996 and 2007
Department of Colorectal Surgery, St Mark s Hospital, Middlesex, UK
J Am Coll Surg 210:390-401. 2010
..This study sought to describe the practice of emergency colorectal surgery in the United Kingdom during an 11-year period using the Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) database...
- Laparoscopically assisted vs. open elective colonic and rectal resection: a comparison of outcomes in English National Health Service Trusts between 1996 and 2006
Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, St Mary s National Health Service Trust, London, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 52:1695-704. 2009
..This study was designed to compare outcomes after elective laparoscopic and conventional colorectal surgery over a ten-year period using data from the English National Health Service Hospital Episode Statistics database...
- Traditional and laparoscopic appendectomy in adults: outcomes in English NHS hospitals between 1996 and 2006
Department of Colorectal Surgery, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
Ann Surg 248:800-6. 2008
..This study investigated length of stay, readmission rates, and postoperative mortality in adult patients undergoing traditional and laparoscopic appendectomy in England between April 1, 1996, and March 31, 2006...
- Laparoscopic and conventional appendicectomy in children: outcomes in English hospitals between 1996 and 2006
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College, Praed Street, London, W21NY, UK
Pediatr Surg Int 24:1223-7. 2008
..Laparoscopic appendicectomy is increasingly used in children. This national retrospective study compared outcomes of paediatric open and laparoscopic appendicectomy...
- Is theatre utilization a valid performance indicator for NHS operating theatres?
Department of Surgery, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3UJ, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 8:28. 2008
..This study investigated its validity as: a managerial tool, an inter-Trust indicator of efficient theatre use and as a marker of service performance for surgeons...
- Trends in colorectal day case surgery in NHS Trusts between 1998 and 2005
O D Faiz
Department of Colorectal Surgery, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
Colorectal Dis 10:935-42. 2008
..Day case surgery is safe and offers potential benefits to both patients and healthcare providers. This study aimed to describe national changes in colorectal day case workload between 1998 and 2005...
- Hierarchical multilevel analysis of increased caseload volume and postoperative outcome after elective colorectal surgery
E M Burns
Department of Surgery, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
Br J Surg 100:1531-8. 2013
..The study aimed to explore the impact of surgeon and institution volume on outcome following colorectal surgery in England using multilevel hierarchical analysis...
- Mortality in high-risk emergency general surgical admissions
N R A Symons
Clinical Safety Research Unit, Department of Surgery and Cancer, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
Br J Surg 100:1318-25. 2013
..The aim of this study was to quantify and explore variability in mortality amongst high-risk emergency general surgery admissions to English NHS hospital Trusts...
- The impact of shortened postgraduate surgical training on colorectal cancer outcome
Department of Surgery, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W21NY, UK
Int J Colorectal Dis 29:631-8. 2014
..Shortened postgraduate surgical training reforms, known as Calman, have altered delivery of surgical training in the UK with reduced working hours and training time aiming to produce a more subspecialised workforce...
- Impact of hospital institutional volume on postoperative mortality after major emergency colorectal surgery in English National Health Service Trusts, 2001 to 2005
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, London
Dis Colon Rectum 53:393-401. 2010
..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of institutional volume on postoperative mortality in patients undergoing emergency major colorectal surgical procedures in England between 2001 and 2005...
- Impact of chronic kidney disease on postoperative outcome following colorectal cancer surgery
Surgical Epidemiology, Trials and Outcomes Centre, St Mark s Hospital, London, UK
Colorectal Dis 16:879-85. 2014
..This study aimed to determine the role of CKD in stratifying peri- and postoperative risk for colorectal cancer (CRC) patients with nonmetastatic disease undergoing elective curative resection...
- Systematic review of discharge coding accuracy
E M Burns
Department of Surgery, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, W21NY London, UK
J Public Health (Oxf) 34:138-48. 2012
..High quality data are necessary for reliable analysis. This study aims to assess the published accuracy of routinely collected data sets in Great Britain...
- Systematic review of surgical innovation reporting in laparoendoscopic colonic polyp resection
Department of Surgery, St Mark s Hospital, Harrow
Br J Surg 102:e108-16. 2015
..This study aimed to review the reporting of a surgical innovation according to the IDEAL framework...
- Measuring and enhancing elective service performance in NHS operating theatres: an overview
Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital Campus, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
J R Soc Med 101:273-7. 2008
- Systematic review: the combined surgical and medical treatment of fistulising perianal Crohn's disease
N A Yassin
Department of Colorectal Surgery, St Mark s Hospital and Academic Institute, London, UK IBD unit, St Mark s Hospital and Academic Institute, London, UK Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 40:741-9. 2014
..The management of perianal Crohn's fistulas represents a significant challenge. A combination of medical and surgical therapy, guided by radiology, is often required...
- Introduction of laparoscopic bariatric surgery in England: observational population cohort study
Elaine M Burns
Department of Surgery, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London W21NY
BMJ 341:c4296. 2010
..To describe national trends in bariatric surgery and examine the factors influencing outcome in bariatric surgery in England...
- Open versus minimally invasive esophagectomy: trends of utilization and associated outcomes in England
Antonio Ivan Lazzarino
Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Ann Surg 252:292-8. 2010
..To assess the trends in uptake of minimal invasive esophagectomy in England over the last 12 years (1996/1997-2007/2008) and to compare their clinical outcomes with those after open esophagectomy...