Mark E O'donnell

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The vascular and biochemical effects of cilostazol in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 49:1226-34. 2009
  2. pmc Are alcohol-related acute surgical admission rates falling?
    Gerard J Fitzmaurice
    Department of General Surgery, Daisy Hill Hospital, 5 Hospital Road, Newry BT35 8DR
    Ulster Med J 79:6-11. 2010
  3. pmc A 22-year Northern Irish experience of carotid body tumours
    Stephen O'Neill
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Northern Ireland
    Ulster Med J 80:133-40. 2011
  4. pmc Foundation programme impact on junior doctor personality and anxiety in Northern Ireland
    Mark O'Donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    Ulster Med J 81:19-25. 2012
  5. pmc Optimal management of peripheral arterial disease for the non-specialist
    M E O'Donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Ulster Med J 80:33-41. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Fine needle aspiration at a Regional Head and Neck Clinic: a clinically beneficial and cost-effective service
    M E O'Donnell
    Regional Head and Neck Clinic, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Cytopathology 20:81-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Small bowel obstruction secondary to an appendiceal tourniquet
    M E O'Donnell
    Department of Surgery, c o Level 5 secretaries, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 178:101-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Brachial artery aneurysm following open repair of posttraumatic false aneurysm and arteriovenous fistula
    Stephen O'Neill
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, UK
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:691-2. 2010
  9. pmc Acute right iliac fossa pain: not always appendicitis or a caecal tumour: two case reports
    Susim Kumar
    Department of General Surgery, Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry BT35 8DR, Northern Ireland, UK
    Cases J 2:88. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint The effects of cilostazol on peripheral neuropathy in diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Angiology 59:695-704. 2008

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  1. doi request reprint The vascular and biochemical effects of cilostazol in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 49:1226-34. 2009
    ..Cilostazol improves walking distance and quality of life in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). This study assessed the vascular and biochemical effects of cilostazol therapy in PAD patients...
  2. pmc Are alcohol-related acute surgical admission rates falling?
    Gerard J Fitzmaurice
    Department of General Surgery, Daisy Hill Hospital, 5 Hospital Road, Newry BT35 8DR
    Ulster Med J 79:6-11. 2010
    ..The study objectives were to assess alcohol-related acute surgical admissions to a District General Hospital over a 5-year period, to determine the cost of these admissions and to consider strategies to affect future admission rates...
  3. pmc A 22-year Northern Irish experience of carotid body tumours
    Stephen O'Neill
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Northern Ireland
    Ulster Med J 80:133-40. 2011
    ..Carotid body tumours (CBTs) are rare vascular neoplasms originating in paraganglionic cells of the carotid bifurcation. The aim of this study was to review all patients diagnosed with CBTs in Northern Ireland...
  4. pmc Foundation programme impact on junior doctor personality and anxiety in Northern Ireland
    Mark O'Donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
    Ulster Med J 81:19-25. 2012
    ..The main objectives of this study were to assess personality traits and levels of anxiety in Foundation Year 2 (F2) doctors during the foundation doctor training programme in the Northern Ireland Deanery (NIMDTA)...
  5. pmc Optimal management of peripheral arterial disease for the non-specialist
    M E O'Donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Ulster Med J 80:33-41. 2011
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Fine needle aspiration at a Regional Head and Neck Clinic: a clinically beneficial and cost-effective service
    M E O'Donnell
    Regional Head and Neck Clinic, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Cytopathology 20:81-6. 2009
    ..The main objective of this study was to determine the clinical benefit of a dedicated FNA service at a tertiary referral Head and Neck Clinic and to assess if such a service is cost effective...
  7. ncbi request reprint Small bowel obstruction secondary to an appendiceal tourniquet
    M E O'Donnell
    Department of Surgery, c o Level 5 secretaries, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 178:101-5. 2009
    ..Intra-operative findings demonstrated a mechanical small bowel obstruction secondary to a chronically inflamed appendix acting as a tourniquet around a loop of terminal ileum...
  8. doi request reprint Brachial artery aneurysm following open repair of posttraumatic false aneurysm and arteriovenous fistula
    Stephen O'Neill
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, UK
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:691-2. 2010
    ..Following arterial duplex and computerised tomography, aneurysectomy with reversed interposition vein graft was performed...
  9. pmc Acute right iliac fossa pain: not always appendicitis or a caecal tumour: two case reports
    Susim Kumar
    Department of General Surgery, Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry BT35 8DR, Northern Ireland, UK
    Cases J 2:88. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  10. ncbi request reprint The effects of cilostazol on peripheral neuropathy in diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Angiology 59:695-704. 2008
    ..The main aim of this study was to assess the effects of cilostazol on neuropathic symptomatology in diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  11. pmc Dental root canal treatment complicated by foreign body ingestion: a case report
    Ramyia G Dhandapani
    Department of General Surgery, Daisy Hill Hospital, Newry BT35 8DR, Northern Ireland, UK
    Cases J 2:117. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  12. doi request reprint The vascular and biochemical effects of cilostazol in diabetic patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:132-43. 2009
    ..Cilostazol improves walking in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). We hypothesized that cilostazol reduces diabetic complications in PAD patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effects of cilostazol on exercise-induced ischaemia-reperfusion injury in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    M E O'Donnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 37:326-35. 2009
    ..The study objectives were to assess the effects of cilostazol on walking distance, followed by the additional assessment of cilostazol on exercise-induced ischaemia-reperfusion injury in such patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Techniques in occluding the aorta during endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Mark Edward O'Donnell
    Regional Vascular and Endovascular Unit, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Vasc Surg 44:211-5. 2006
    ..The two techniques are simple, quick, and effective in achieving hemodynamic stability...
  15. pmc Inflammatory fibroid polyp of the ileum causing recurrent intussusception and chronic ischaemia: a case report
    Anna M O'Kane
    Department of Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland, UK
    Cases J 1:244. 2008
    ..abstract:..
  16. ncbi request reprint Malignant neoplasms of the appendix
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Surgery, Antrim Area Hospital, Northern Ireland, UK
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:1239-48. 2007
    ..Appendiceal neoplasms, first described in 1882, are still rare, with pre-operative diagnosis invariably difficult. We present our 10-year experience of these lesions with a review of current epidemiology, pathology and treatment modalities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Coxiella burnetii infection of an aortic graft with multiple vertebral body erosion
    Mark Edward O'Donnell
    Vascular and Endovascular Unit, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 45:399-403. 2007
    ..We also present regional Q fever epidemiologic data together with a review of all previously documented cases of Q fever infections of vascular prostheses...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of malignant carcinoid tumours of the appendix
    M E O'Donnell
    Department of Surgery, Antrim Area Hospital, Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 61:431-7. 2007
    ..Following oncological assessment, further adjuvant therapy should be considered for patients with advanced disease...
  19. pmc The skiers knee without swelling or instability, a difficult diagnosis: a case report
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland, UK
    J Med Case Reports 1:11. 2007
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  20. pmc CESA--A new modality for the difficult aortic aneurysm
    Mark E O'donnell
    Regional Vascular and Endovascular Unit, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Ulster Med J 76:98-101. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Crohn's disease of the terminal ileum: a cheap diagnosis
    M E O'Donnell
    Department of General Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 177:401-3. 2008
    ..Histopathological analysis confirmed Crohn's disease with impaction of the 20-pence coin in a distal terminal ileum stricture near the ileo-caecal valve...
  22. pmc The effect of modernising medical careers on foundation doctor career orientation in the Northern Ireland Foundation School
    M E O'Donnnell
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
    Ulster Med J 79:62-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the effect of the Foundation Year 2 (F2) training programme on career orientation in the Northern Ireland Deanery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Completion mastectomy after breast conserving surgery
    M E O'Donnell
    Multidisciplinary Breast Unit, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland, UK
    Breast 17:199-204. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint Suprarenal fixation of endovascular aortic stent grafts: assessment of medium-term to long-term renal function by analysis of juxtarenal stent morphology
    Mark E O'donnell
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 45:694-700. 2007
    ..A unique validated three-dimensional intraluminal imaging technique was used to analyze the effect of suprarenal stent position relative to renal artery orifices. Also analyzed was its medium-term to long-term effects on renal function...
  25. doi request reprint No difference in medium-term outcome between Zenith and Talent stent-grafts in endovascular aneurysm repair
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Centre, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:500-5. 2007
    ..Many devices are available for endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). Our aim was to analyze morphological effects of the Zenith and Talent systems...
  26. ncbi request reprint Benefits of a supervised exercise program after lower limb bypass surgery
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:27-32. 2007
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  27. doi request reprint C-reactive protein (CRP) elevation in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm is independent of the most important CRP genetic polymorphism
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 49:178-84. 2009
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP) is a marker of cardiovascular disease. The objective was to determine if abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and CRP serum concentration and its CRP gene are associated...
  28. doi request reprint The effects of abdominal compartment hypertension after open and endovascular repair of a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Ragai R Makar
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 49:866-72. 2009
    ..This study assessed if emergency endovascular repair (eEVR) reduces the increase in intra-abdominal compartment pressure and host inflammatory response in patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  29. doi request reprint Effect of preoperative renal dysfunction on mortality and postoperative renal failure following endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Chee V Soong
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:427-32. 2008
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  30. doi request reprint The role of smoking in abdominal aortic aneurysm development
    Stephen A Badger
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Angiology 60:115-9. 2009
    ..In high-risk patients, the cardiac disease process is the most important factor, with control of this imperative. However, in noncardiac patients, smoking cessation and lipid-lowering therapy are crucial...
  31. ncbi request reprint Endothelial function, antioxidant status and vascular compliance in newly diagnosed HFE C282Y homozygotes
    William J Cash
    Department of Hepatology Liver Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK Electronic address
    Adv Med Sci 59:28-33. 2014
    ..This pilot study was aimed to establish techniques for assessing and observing trends in endothelial function, antioxidant status and vascular compliance in newly diagnosed HFE haemochromatosis during the first year of venesection...
  32. ncbi request reprint Advantages and pitfalls of abdominal aortic aneurysm screening in high-risk patients
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Center, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Vascular 16:201-6. 2008
    ..The decision to perform surgical repair is likely to be influenced by the comorbid medical conditions, which placed the patients in the high-risk category...
  33. doi request reprint Risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysm and the influence of social deprivation
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Centre, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Angiology 59:559-66. 2008
    ..the objective of this abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening study was to determine attendance and disease prevalence patterns in Northern Ireland and the role of deprivation and other risk factors...
  34. ncbi request reprint Aortic necks of ruptured abdominal aneurysms dilate more than asymptomatic aneurysms after endovascular repair
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Centre, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 44:244-9. 2006
    ..We evaluated if a difference exists in the rate of change of the aortic neck diameter between non-ruptured and ruptured AAAs after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  35. pmc Small cell carcinoma of the appendix
    Anna M O'Kane
    Department of Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 6:4. 2008
    ..An extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma is a rare condition. It has similar histological features to pulmonary small cell carcinoma and is equally aggressive...
  36. ncbi request reprint Successful endovascular treatment of multiple mesenteric arterial aneurysms associated with alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
    Peter Gordon
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT12 6BA, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 52:467-70. 2010
    ..The association between mesenteric arterial aneurysm rupture and alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency is explored...
  37. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial assessing the effect of simvastatin in primary biliary cirrhosis
    William J Cash
    Department of Hepatology Liver Unit, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Liver Int 33:1166-74. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the effect of statins in Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) on endothelial function, anti-oxidant status and vascular compliance...
  38. ncbi request reprint Bilateral popliteal artery occlusion in a competitive bike rider: case report and clinical review
    Barry J McAree
    Regional Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:380-5. 2008
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Common polymorphisms of Fibulin-5 and the risk of abdominal aortic aneurysm development
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Vasc Med 15:113-7. 2010
    ..47), rs2430366 (p = 0.45) or rs2254320 (p = 0.46). Haplotype analysis did not reveal any significant difference. In conclusion, genetic variation within FBLN5 is unlikely to play any role in the development of AAA...
  40. pmc Foreign body ingestion in prisoners - the Belfast experience
    May Bisharat
    Department of General Surgery Belfast City Hospital Lisburn Road, Belfast, UK
    Ulster Med J 77:110-4. 2008
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Impact of nutritional factors on survival in patients with inoperable oesophageal cancer undergoing self-expanding metal stent insertion
    Ronan T Gray
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:455-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between nutritional factors and 30-day mortality in patients undergoing SEMS insertion for palliation of oesophageal cancer...
  42. doi request reprint Effects of antioxidants on endothelial function in human saphenous vein in an ex vivo model
    Muhammed Anees Sharif
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland, UK
    Angiology 60:448-54. 2009
    ..5% vs 38.3%, P < .001). These results suggest that the addition of MnTBAP and high-dose vitamin C can improve the endothelial function of harvested saphenous vein segments in an ex vivo model...
  43. pmc Non-epithelial malignancies and metastatic tumours of the breast
    Mark E O'donnell
    Departments of Surgery, Antrim Area Hospital, 45 Bush Road, Antrim BT41 2RL, Northern Ireland
    Ulster Med J 78:105-12. 2009
    ..Most reported series are small with limited follow-up. The main aim of this study was to review our experience for these malignancies and to compare this with the published literature...
  44. pmc Successful treatment of perineal necrotising fasciitis and associated pubic bone osteomyelitis with the vacuum assisted closure system
    Susim Kumar
    Department of General Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland, UK
    World J Surg Oncol 6:67. 2008
    ..Acute necrotising fasciitis is a life-threatening condition, which requires urgent surgical intervention. Surgical debridement is invariably associated with large areas of tissue loss...
  45. ncbi request reprint The role of human leukocyte antigen genes in the formation of abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Centre, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 45:475-80. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to determine if a difference exists in human leukocyte antigen (HLA) allele distribution between patients with AAA and population controls, and between patients with small and large AAA...
  46. pmc Inferior vena cava thrombosis in young adults--a review of two cases
    Barry J McAree
    Departments of Vascular, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, Northern Ireland
    Ulster Med J 78:129-33. 2009
    ..Young patients presenting with symptoms of DVT should be investigated not only to establish any thrombophilic pre-disposition, but to ascertain the proximal extent of thrombus which may itself influence treatment...
  47. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of immunocytochemical analysis of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), and its two receptors, VEGF-R1 (Flt-1) and VEGF-R2 (Flk-1/KDR), in oesophagogastric cancer
    Ronan T Gray
    Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Ulster Hospital, Dundonald, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Int J Biol Markers 28:63-70. 2013
    ..The prognostic significance of immunocytochemical analysis of tumour vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its 2 receptors, VEGF-R1 and VEGF-R2, remains incompletely investigated in patients with oesophagogastric cancer.
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  48. ncbi request reprint Successful surgical management of a ruptured true pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysm following failed transcatheter embolization
    Muhammad A Sharif
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    Vascular 15:231-4. 2007
    ..The clinical course and management are discussed with a review of the literature...
  49. doi request reprint Single-centre experience of radiation exposure in acute surgical patients: assessment of therapeutic impact and future recommendations
    Gerard J Fitzmaurice
    Department of General Surgery, Daisy Hill Hospital, 5 Hospital Road, Newry BT35 8DR, Northern Ireland, UK
    World J Surg 34:2009-16. 2010
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  50. doi request reprint Streptococcus bovis bacteraemia: an evaluation of the long-term effect on cardiac outcomes
    Gerard J Fitzmaurice
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BA, Northern Ireland, UK
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 62:142-8. 2014
    ..Streptococcus bovis can lead to bacteraemia, septicaemia, and ultimately endocarditis. The objective of this study was to evaluate the long-term implications of S. bovis endocarditis on cardiac morbidity and mortality...
  51. pmc Open carpal tunnel release--still a safe and effective operation
    Stephen A Badger
    Department of Surgery, Level 2, Belfast City Hospital Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB
    Ulster Med J 77:22-4. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of standard open decompression by analysis of symptomatic and functional improvement and to assess whether a general surgeon can still perform this operation safely...