T Sammour

Summary

Affiliation: Middlemore Hospital
Country: New Zealand

Publications

  1. doi Meta-analysis of the effect of warm humidified insufflation on pain after laparoscopy
    T Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Surg 95:950-6. 2008
  2. doi Independent testing of the Fisher & Paykel Healthcare MR860 Laparoscopic Humidification System
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 19:219-23. 2010
  3. ncbi A programme of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a cost-effective intervention in elective colonic surgery
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:61-70. 2010
  4. doi A prospective case-control study of the local and systemic cytokine response after laparoscopic versus open colonic surgery
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Surg Res 173:278-85. 2012
  5. doi Warming and humidification have no effect on oxidative stress during pneumoperitoneum in rats
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:329-37. 2011
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic colorectal surgery is associated with a higher intraoperative complication rate than open surgery
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Surg 253:35-43. 2011
  7. doi The humoral response after laparoscopic versus open colorectal surgery: a meta-analysis
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Surg Res 164:28-37. 2010
  8. doi Warming and humidification of insufflation carbon dioxide in laparoscopic colonic surgery: a double-blinded randomized controlled trial
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Surg 251:1024-33. 2010
  9. doi Peritoneal damage: the inflammatory response and clinical implications of the neuro-immuno-humoral axis
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    World J Surg 34:704-20. 2010
  10. doi Venous glucose and arterial lactate as biochemical predictors of mortality in clinically severely injured trauma patients--a comparison with ISS and TRISS
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 40:104-8. 2009

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi Meta-analysis of the effect of warm humidified insufflation on pain after laparoscopy
    T Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Surg 95:950-6. 2008
    ..Studies on the use of warmed and humidified insufflation (WHI) in laparoscopic abdominal procedures to reduce pain have been inconclusive owing to small sample sizes...
  2. doi Independent testing of the Fisher & Paykel Healthcare MR860 Laparoscopic Humidification System
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 19:219-23. 2010
    ..0l of CO2 to close to saturation humidity at every flow rate tested. The Fisher & Paykel MR860 Laparoscopic Humidification System effectively humidifies insufflated CO2 at a range of flow rates commonly used in the surgical setting...
  3. ncbi A programme of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) is a cost-effective intervention in elective colonic surgery
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 123:61-70. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to evaluate whether costs saved by reduced postoperative resource utilisation would offset the financial burden of setting up and maintaining such an ERAS programme...
  4. doi A prospective case-control study of the local and systemic cytokine response after laparoscopic versus open colonic surgery
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Surg Res 173:278-85. 2012
    ..We aimed to compare the local and systemic cytokine response in laparoscopic and open colonic surgery and relate this to postoperative recovery parameters...
  5. doi Warming and humidification have no effect on oxidative stress during pneumoperitoneum in rats
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:329-37. 2011
    ..There were no differences in histological score between groups. Warming and humidification of pneumoperitoneum insufflation gas have no effect on measures of oxidative stress compared to non-warmed, non-humidified controls...
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic colorectal surgery is associated with a higher intraoperative complication rate than open surgery
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Surg 253:35-43. 2011
    ..However, recent data have raised concern that intraoperative complications may be increased.We conducted a meta-analysis comparing intraoperative complication rates of laparoscopic and equivalent open colorectal resection...
  7. doi The humoral response after laparoscopic versus open colorectal surgery: a meta-analysis
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Surg Res 164:28-37. 2010
    ..Therefore, we aimed to systematically review the results from randomized controlled clinical trials comparing the humoral response associated with laparoscopic versus open colorectal surgery...
  8. doi Warming and humidification of insufflation carbon dioxide in laparoscopic colonic surgery: a double-blinded randomized controlled trial
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Middlemore Hospital, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand
    Ann Surg 251:1024-33. 2010
    ..We aimed to test the hypothesis that warming and humidification of insufflation CO2 would lead to reduced postoperative pain and improved recovery by reducing peritoneal inflammation in laparoscopic colonic surgery...
  9. doi Peritoneal damage: the inflammatory response and clinical implications of the neuro-immuno-humoral axis
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    World J Surg 34:704-20. 2010
    ..The peritoneum is a bilayer serous membrane that lines the abdominal cavity. We present a review of peritoneal structure and physiology, with a focus on the peritoneal inflammatory response to surgical injury and its clinical implications...
  10. doi Venous glucose and arterial lactate as biochemical predictors of mortality in clinically severely injured trauma patients--a comparison with ISS and TRISS
    Tarik Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Injury 40:104-8. 2009
    ..Glucose metabolism is altered in trauma, and we hypothesised that alterations in glucose and lactate levels would be an early predictor of mortality...
  11. doi Perioperative care: a survey of New Zealand and Australian colorectal surgeons
    A Kahokehr
    Department of Surgery, University of Auckland, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Colorectal Dis 13:1308-13. 2011
    ..Recent surveys in Europe and North America have demonstrated significant challenges in the implementation of evidence-based surgical practice...
  12. doi Influences on length of stay in an enhanced recovery programme after colonic surgery
    A A Kahokehr
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Colorectal Dis 13:594-9. 2011
    ..We analysed prospectively collected data to investigate potentially modifiable factors that may influence the length of stay (LOS) in the ERAS setting at a single institution...
  13. doi Randomized clinical trial of the effect of glucocorticoids on peritoneal inflammation and postoperative recovery after colectomy
    K Zargar-Shoshtari
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Surg 96:1253-61. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that preoperative administration of glucocorticoids before surgery would decrease fatigue and enhance recovery, by reducing the peritoneal production of cytokines...
  14. doi Systematic review of oxidative stress associated with pneumoperitoneum
    T Sammour
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Surg 96:836-50. 2009
    ..There have been several reports of ischaemic complications after routine laparoscopy. The aim of this review was to investigate the relationship between this oxidative stress and pneumoperitoneum...
  15. doi Oesophageal Doppler-guided fluid administration in colorectal surgery: critical appraisal of published clinical trials
    S Srinivasa
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Middlemore Hospital, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 55:4-13. 2011
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  16. doi Systematic review and meta-analysis of intraperitoneal local anaesthetic for pain reduction after laparoscopic gastric procedures
    A Kahokehr
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Br J Surg 98:29-36. 2011
    ..A systematic review and meta-analysis was carried out to investigate the clinical effects of intraperitoneal local anaesthetic (IPLA) in laparoscopic gastric procedures...
  17. ncbi Systemic levels of local anaesthetic after intra-peritoneal application--a systematic review
    A Kahokehr
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Anaesth Intensive Care 38:623-38. 2010
    ..Clinicians should also consider the addition of adrenaline to intraperitoneal local anaesthetic solutions to further add to the systemic safety profile...
  18. doi Ethnic disparity in colonic cancer outcomes in New Zealand--biology or an access issue?
    T Sammour
    Department of Surgery, South Auckland Clinical School, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Colorectal Dis 12:e50-6. 2010
    ..There is an ethnic variation in outcomes for colonic cancer in New Zealand. Whether this disparity is caused by cancer biology or inequitable provision of treatment services after diagnosis has not been elucidated...