Neil James Smart

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome after transperineal rectocele repair with porcine dermal collagen implant
    Neil J Smart
    Department of Surgery, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, UK
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1422-7. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of a Littre's hernia with porcine dermal collagen implant (Permacol)
    N Smart
    Department of Surgery, North Devon District Hospital, Raleigh Park, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 7QW, UK
    Hernia 11:373-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of porcine dermal collagen implants in assisting abdominal wall closure of pediatric renal transplant recipients with donor size discrepancy
    Alanna Pentlow
    Department of Surgery, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
    Pediatr Transplant 12:20-3. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Synthetic or biological mesh use in laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy--a systematic review
    N J Smart
    Exeter Surgical Health Services Research Unit HeSRU, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK
    Colorectal Dis 15:650-4. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The effect of sacral nerve stimulation on distal colonic motility in patients with faecal incontinence (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 959-968)
    N Smart
    Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Br J Surg 100:1396. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A scientific evidence for the efficacy of biologic implants for soft tissue reconstruction
    N J Smart
    Exeter Health Sciences Research Unit, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Devon, UK
    Colorectal Dis 14:1-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The problem of the poor control arm in surgical randomized controlled trials (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 172-173)
    N J Smart
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Br J Surg 100:840. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Durability of biologic implants for use in hernia repair: a review
    Neil J Smart
    Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK
    Surg Innov 19:221-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Supplemental cross-linking in tissue-based surgical implants for abdominal wall repair
    Neil J Smart
    Exeter Surgical Health Sciences Research Unit HESRU, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 5DW, UK
    Int J Surg 10:436-42. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A survey of smartphone and tablet computer use by colorectal surgeons in the UK and Continental Europe
    N J Smart
    ICENI Centre, Colchester General Hospital, Tuner Road, Colchester CO4 5JL, UK
    Colorectal Dis 14:e535-8. 2012

Collaborators

  • I R Daniels
  • Alanna Pentlow
  • Carol D Inward
  • Sarah K Richards
  • Justin D T Morgan

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome after transperineal rectocele repair with porcine dermal collagen implant
    Neil J Smart
    Department of Surgery, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, UK
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1422-7. 2007
    ..Surgical repair may provide symptomatic relief. This study was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of transperineal rectocele repair with porcine dermal collagen (Permacol)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of a Littre's hernia with porcine dermal collagen implant (Permacol)
    N Smart
    Department of Surgery, North Devon District Hospital, Raleigh Park, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 7QW, UK
    Hernia 11:373-6. 2007
    ..However, the advent of laparoscopic surgery has altered the management of all abdominal hernias, including Littre's hernia...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of porcine dermal collagen implants in assisting abdominal wall closure of pediatric renal transplant recipients with donor size discrepancy
    Alanna Pentlow
    Department of Surgery, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK
    Pediatr Transplant 12:20-3. 2008
    ..The implant was removed and skin closed. The other two recipients recovered well. Porcine dermal collagen implant is a helpful adjunct to abdominal wall closure following organ transplantation in children with donor size discrepancy...
  4. doi request reprint Synthetic or biological mesh use in laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy--a systematic review
    N J Smart
    Exeter Surgical Health Services Research Unit HeSRU, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK
    Colorectal Dis 15:650-4. 2013
    ..Biological meshes may avoid these complications, but the long-term outcome is uncertain. Debate continues as to which type of mesh is optimal for laparoscopic VMR...
  5. doi request reprint The effect of sacral nerve stimulation on distal colonic motility in patients with faecal incontinence (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 959-968)
    N Smart
    Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Br J Surg 100:1396. 2013
    ..bjs.co.uk). All letters will be reviewed and, if approved, appear on the website. A selection of these will be edited and published in the Journal. Letters must be no more than 250 words in length. ..
  6. doi request reprint A scientific evidence for the efficacy of biologic implants for soft tissue reconstruction
    N J Smart
    Exeter Health Sciences Research Unit, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Devon, UK
    Colorectal Dis 14:1-6. 2012
    ..Of all the biologic meshes currently available, HDMI cross-linked acellular porcine dermis has been associated with the best clinical outcomes in contaminated or infected fields...
  7. doi request reprint The problem of the poor control arm in surgical randomized controlled trials (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 172-173)
    N J Smart
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, UK
    Br J Surg 100:840. 2013
    ..bjs.co.uk). All letters will be reviewed and, if approved, appear on the website. A selection of these will be edited and published in the Journal. Letters must be no more than 250 words in length...
  8. doi request reprint Durability of biologic implants for use in hernia repair: a review
    Neil J Smart
    Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK
    Surg Innov 19:221-9. 2012
    ..Additionally, the particular features that enhance durability are described, and durability-related clinical outcomes discussed in the literature are cited to aid clinicians in making informed surgical choices...
  9. doi request reprint Supplemental cross-linking in tissue-based surgical implants for abdominal wall repair
    Neil J Smart
    Exeter Surgical Health Sciences Research Unit HESRU, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 5DW, UK
    Int J Surg 10:436-42. 2012
    ..In this review we summarize results of preclinical animal studies evaluating tissue-based surgical implants used for abdominal wall repair with a focus on currently available products and the influence of supplemental cross-linking...
  10. doi request reprint A survey of smartphone and tablet computer use by colorectal surgeons in the UK and Continental Europe
    N J Smart
    ICENI Centre, Colchester General Hospital, Tuner Road, Colchester CO4 5JL, UK
    Colorectal Dis 14:e535-8. 2012
    ..The aims of this study were to ascertain the level of ownership of such devices, to determine their use in accessing medical literature and to obtain opinions on online publishing...
  11. doi request reprint Biological meshes: a review of their use in abdominal wall hernia repairs
    Neil J Smart
    Exeter Surgical Health Sciences Research Unit HESRU, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5DW, UK
    Surgeon 10:159-71. 2012
    ..Biological meshes are mostly used in infected fields within complex abdominal wall hernia repairs. There is no consensus, however, on the most appropriate material to be used in a given situation...
  12. pmc No evidence of Permacol rejection presented by Wotton and Akoh
    Neil James Smart
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW, United Kingdom
    World J Gastroenterol 16:657-8. 2010
    ..It is also argued that Wotton and Akoh have misrepresented one of the papers in the discussion in their article and a clarification of that referenced paper is given...