- Predicting survival in potentially curable lung cancer patients
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, UK
Lung 186:97-102. 2008
..Careful attention is required when managing patients with diabetes. Respiratory physiologic measurements were of limited value in predicting long-term survival after lung cancer surgery...
- Single-lung transplant complicated by unexpected explant carcinoma: a management dilemma
Andrew J Ritchie
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, UK
J Heart Lung Transplant 26:1206-8. 2007
..The good early outcome and management dilemmas are discussed, together with a review of the literature...
- Ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy to predict postoperative pulmonary function in lung cancer patients undergoing pneumonectomy
Department of Thoracic Oncology, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB3 8RE, United Kingdom
AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1260-5. 2006
..However, scintigraphic techniques may underestimate postoperative lung function, so caution is required before unnecessarily preventing a patient from undergoing surgery that offers a potential cure...
- Cardiopulmonary exercise tests and lung cancer surgical outcome
Consultant Chest Physician, Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB3 8RE, UK
Chest 127:1159-65. 2005
..The aim of this study was to establish whether exercise testing could predict poor surgical outcome in lung cancer surgery and whether the absolute value or percentage of predicted value is the better predictor of the surgical outcome...
- Relationship of shuttle walk test and lung cancer surgical outcome
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge CB3 8RE, UK
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:1216-9. 2004
..Therefore, we undertook a prospective study to examine the relationship between shuttle walk test and surgical outcome in 139 patients undergoing assessment for possible lung cancer surgery...
- The effect of lung resection on pulmonary function and exercise capacity in lung cancer patients
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom SG1 4AB
Respir Care 52:720-6. 2007
..Prospectively to evaluate the effects of lung resection on lung function (as measured via spirometry) and exercise capacity (as measured via shuttle-walk test) in lung cancer patients...
- The incidence and impact of low body mass index on patients with operable lung cancer
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth, Cambridge, UK
Clin Nutr 26:440-3. 2007
..To prospectively assess the nutritional status of patients referred for lung cancer surgery, as well as to assess the prognostic value of nutritional status in determining the surgical outcome...
- Intraoperative confirmation of ulnar collateral blood flow during radial artery harvesting using the "squirt test"
Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Ann Thorac Surg 74:271-2. 2002
..We describe a technique for intraoperative assessment of ulnar collateral blood flow after mobilization and division of collateral branches of the radial artery...
- Use of quantitative lung scintigraphy to predict postoperative pulmonary function in lung cancer patients undergoing lobectomy
Department of Thoracic Oncology, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Ann Thorac Surg 78:1215-8. 2004
..Since then there have been advances in both surgical techniques and scintigraphic techniques, and the surgical population has become older and more female represented...
- Mesothelioma with non-pleural malignancy: a red herring or just an uncommon pairing?
Andrew J Drain
Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge CB3 8RE, UK
J Cardiothorac Surg 1:39. 2006
- VATS lung biopsy in suspected, diffuse interstitial lung disease provides diagnosis, and alters management strategies
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Heart Lung Circ 14:90-2. 2005
..This risk is only acceptable if diagnosis is made and management enhanced. We reviewed the role of VATS techniques in this group to determine the morbidity, mortality and outcomes in terms of diagnosis and enhanced management...
- The use of vacuum-assisted closure in the treatment of post-transplant wound infections: a case series
Transplant Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1444. 2005
..We believe vacuum-assisted closure therapy in the context of heart and lung transplantation is effective, well tolerated, and avoids the need for repeated surgical debridement and reconstruction...
- The surgical treatment of bronchial carcinoma
James C Halstead
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge CB3 8RE
Hosp Med 64:136-43. 2003
..Aspects of the diagnosis of this condition will be covered, but the main focus falls on the surgical procedures, their complications and the outlook for these patients according to tumour stage...
- Lithium-induced nephrogenic diabetes insipidus after coronary artery bypass
Matthew F Leeman
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Ann Thorac Surg 84:656-7. 2007
..In patients on long-term lithium therapy, the potentially life-threatening complication of lithium-induced nephrogenic diabetes insipidus should be specifically anticipated and managed...