Sammy Al-Benna

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Perioperative management of morbid obesity
    Sammy Al-Benna
    St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, ECIA 7BE
    J Perioper Pract 21:225-33. 2011
  2. ncbi Laundering of theatre scrubs at home
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, ECIA 7BE
    J Perioper Pract 20:392-6. 2010
  3. ncbi Accelerated angiogenic induction and vascular integration in a novel synthetic scaffolding matrix for tissue replacement
    Andrej Ring
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Int J Artif Organs 33:877-84. 2010
  4. ncbi Erosive pustular dermatosis: new description of a possible cause of the non-healing burn wound
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Burns Surgery, City Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Burns 40:636-40. 2014
  5. pmc Extravasation injuries in adults
    S Al-Benna
    Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    ISRN Dermatol 2013:856541. 2013
  6. ncbi Burn care experts and burn expertise
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Burns Surgery, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Burns 40:200-3. 2014
  7. doi Postablative reconstruction of vulvar defects with local fasciocutaneous flaps and superficial fascial system repair
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 286:443-8. 2012
  8. doi Submental lymph node metastasis from invasive ductal breast carcinoma
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:1153-6. 2012
  9. doi Intrauterine rectovaginal tear during a manual attempt to rotate a neonate
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e11-3. 2010
  10. ncbi Female plastic and reconstructive surgeons' personal decision making for breast cancer treatment and reconstruction
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 284:737-41. 2011

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  1. ncbi Perioperative management of morbid obesity
    Sammy Al-Benna
    St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, ECIA 7BE
    J Perioper Pract 21:225-33. 2011
    ..Given these proportions, and that an increasing number of morbidly obese patients are undergoing weight loss surgery and procedures related to obesity, it is an opportune time to review the perioperative care of morbidly obese patients...
  2. ncbi Laundering of theatre scrubs at home
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, ECIA 7BE
    J Perioper Pract 20:392-6. 2010
    ..As more bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, our ability to control the spread of these bacteria with antibiotic treatments decreases (Steinstraesser et al 2009)...
  3. ncbi Accelerated angiogenic induction and vascular integration in a novel synthetic scaffolding matrix for tissue replacement
    Andrej Ring
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Int J Artif Organs 33:877-84. 2010
    ..Reduced or delayed neovascularization is a major obstacle with regard to tissue-engineered constructs. The aim of this study was to evaluate the early microvascular response to a novel degradable ε-caprolactone terpolymer matrix...
  4. ncbi Erosive pustular dermatosis: new description of a possible cause of the non-healing burn wound
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Burns Surgery, City Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Burns 40:636-40. 2014
    ..Extensive or infected disease may result in scarring. EPD has never been reported following burn. The aim of this study was to describe the presentation and management of EPD complicating burns wounds...
  5. pmc Extravasation injuries in adults
    S Al-Benna
    Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    ISRN Dermatol 2013:856541. 2013
    ....
  6. ncbi Burn care experts and burn expertise
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Burns Surgery, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Burns 40:200-3. 2014
    ..But who is an expert and what constitutes expertise? This article discusses the issues of expertise in the context of burn care and highlights challenges and risks to the maintenance of expertise in the modern clinical environment. ..
  7. doi Postablative reconstruction of vulvar defects with local fasciocutaneous flaps and superficial fascial system repair
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 286:443-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the clinical outcome of local fasciocutaneous flaps used for postablative reconstruction of vulvar defects in which the superficial fascial system was repaired...
  8. doi Submental lymph node metastasis from invasive ductal breast carcinoma
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:1153-6. 2012
    ..Metastatic breast carcinoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis of head and neck lymphadenopathy in patients with previously diagnosed breast carcinoma...
  9. doi Intrauterine rectovaginal tear during a manual attempt to rotate a neonate
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr Surg 45:e11-3. 2010
    ..Two previous cases have been presented in the literature, of which one had a fatal outcome. The authors present a third case of a severe rectovaginal intrauterine tear that had a favorable outcome...
  10. ncbi Female plastic and reconstructive surgeons' personal decision making for breast cancer treatment and reconstruction
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 284:737-41. 2011
    ..No original articles have been published exploring female surgeons' preferences for breast cancer treatment and reconstruction if they were to be diagnosed with breast cancer...
  11. ncbi Needlestick an sharps injuries among theatre care professionals
    Sammy Al-Benna
    St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, EC1A 7BE
    J Perioper Pract 20:440-5. 2010
    ..Consequently, workers are at risk of infection with bloodborne viruses including human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and bacterial infections (Al-Benna et al 2008)...
  12. pmc Fluid resuscitation protocols for burn patients at intensive care units of the United Kingdom and Ireland
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Ger Med Sci 9:Doc14. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the thermal injury fluid resuscitation protocols at intensive care units (ICUs) in the United Kingdom and Ireland...
  13. doi Descriptive and inferential statistical methods used in burns research
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Burn Centre, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Burns 36:343-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the descriptive methods (e.g. mean, median, SD, range, etc.) and survey the use of inferential methods (statistical tests) used in articles in the journal Burns...
  14. doi Evidence-based burn care--An assessment of the methodological quality of research published in burn care journals from 1982 to 2008
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE, United Kingdom
    Burns 36:1190-5. 2010
    ..The quantity and quality of research evidence in peer-reviewed burn care journals have never been evaluated. The aim of this study was to empirically assess the evidence available in this literature...
  15. doi Superficial fascial system repair: an abdominoplasty technique to reduce local complications after caesarean delivery
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St Bartholomew s Hospital, West Smithfield, London, UK
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 279:673-5. 2009
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  16. doi Accuracy of references in burns journals
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Burn Centre, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Burns 35:677-80. 2009
    ..To study the incidence and risk factors for citation and quotation errors in two major burns surgery journals...
  17. doi A novel xenograft model with intrinsic vascularisation for growing undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma NOS in mice
    Daniel Johannes Tilkorn
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Reference Centre for Soft Tissue Sarcoma, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 138:877-84. 2012
    ..We hypothesised that sarcoma models with an intrinsic tissue-engineered vascular supply are easily reproducible. The aim of this study was to establish a novel vascularised xenograft model...
  18. doi Genotoxic and cytotoxic activity of host defense peptides against human soft tissue sarcoma in an in vitro model
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Laboratory for Molecular Oncology and Wound Healing, Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Drug Chem Toxicol 35:96-103. 2012
    ..D]-K(3)H(3)L(9) showed the first promising results, but there has to be further investigation to improve the therapeutic properties of HDPs...
  19. ncbi Experimental murine model of primary high grade undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma not otherwise specified
    Daniel J Tilkorn
    Reference Centre for Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    In Vivo 26:559-63. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to establish a reproducible xenograft model of primary human undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma NOS...
  20. ncbi Establishing efficient xenograft models with intrinsic vascularisation for growing primary human low-grade sarcomas
    Daniel Tilkorn
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, 44789 Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Anticancer Res 31:4061-6. 2011
    ..Models with an intrinsic tissue - engineered vascular supply may overcome this obstacle. The aim of this study was to establish a novel xenograft model of primary human low grade soft tissue sarcoma...
  21. pmc Salinomycin increases chemosensitivity to the effects of doxorubicin in soft tissue sarcomas
    Sven T Liffers
    Institute of Pathology, Ruhr University Bochum, Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    BMC Cancer 13:490. 2013
    ..Here, we evaluated the effect of salinomycin on sarcoma cell lines, whereby salinomycin mono- and combination treatment with doxorubicin regimens were analyzed...
  22. doi Pressure garment therapy alone and in combination with silicone for the prevention of hypertrophic scarring: randomized controlled trial with intraindividual comparison
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:306e-313e. 2011
    ..The authors' aim was to compare the efficacy of pressure garment therapy alone and in combination with silicone gel sheet or spray therapy for the prevention of hypertrophic scarring...
  23. doi Severe burn injuries induced by PUVA chemotherapy
    Daniel J Tilkorn
    Burn Center, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    J Burn Care Res 34:e195-200. 2013
    ..Care should be given to not exceed the safe dose of psoralen. Burn care specialists must restrain surgical intervention as even deep partial thickness PUVA burns have the potential to heal spontaneously...
  24. pmc Host defense peptides as effector molecules of the innate immune response: a sledgehammer for drug resistance?
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
    Int J Mol Sci 10:3951-70. 2009
    ..This review details the role and activities of these peptides, and examines their applicability as development candidates for use against bacterial infections...
  25. pmc Evaluation of signal transduction pathways after transient cutaneous adenoviral gene delivery
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Laboratory for Molecular Oncology and Wound Healing, Department of Plastic Surgery, Operative Reference Centre for Soft Tissue Sarcomas, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    BMC Immunol 12:8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the signal transduction of the innate immunity after adenoviral DNA internalization in keratinocytes...
  26. pmc Suppression of soft tissue sarcoma growth by a host defense-like lytic peptide
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Laboratory for Wound Healing and Molecular Oncology, Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e18321. 2011
    ..In recent studies the peptide could show selectivity against prostate carcinoma cells and also an active state in serum...
  27. ncbi Sarcoma cells induce alteration in adipogenic differentiation
    Daniel J Tilkorn
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Reference Centre for Soft Tissue Sarcoma, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Anticancer Res 32:1167-73. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the paracrine impact of liposarcoma cells on pre-adipocytes, their adipogenic differentiation process and miRNA expression profile...
  28. ncbi Establishment of a synovial sarcoma model in athymic nude mice
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    In Vivo 25:165-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to establish a reproducible synovial sarcoma model in athymic nude mice with the SW-982 cell line...
  29. pmc A human full-skin culture system for interventional studies
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Department for Plastic Surgery, Burn Center, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Eplasty 9:e5. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to develop an effective surrogate model in which ex vivo full-thickness organ culture experiments may be performed...
  30. doi Diagnosis and management of primary breast sarcoma
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Operative Reference Centre for Soft Tissue Sarcoma, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Burkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 122:619-26. 2010
    ..Treating rare tumours in the same place should permit us to standardise pathological data and to include patients into multicentric radiotherapy or chemotherapy protocols to improve overall survival...
  31. pmc Decreased morbidity following long saphenous vein harvesting using a minimally invasive technique: a randomised controlled trial comparing two techniques for long saphenous vein harvest
    Zahid Mahmood
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 1:15. 2006
    ....
  32. pmc Oncolytic activities of host defense peptides
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Laboratory for Molecular Oncology and Wound Healing, Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum 44789, Germany E Mails S A B F J
    Int J Mol Sci 12:8027-51. 2011
    ..In addition, certain HDPs are anti-angiogenic which may inhibit cancer progression. This paper reviews oncolytic HDP studies in order to address the suitability of selected HDPs as oncolytic therapies...
  33. ncbi A discourse on the contributions of evidence-based medicine to wound care
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Ostomy Wound Manage 56:48-54. 2010
    ....
  34. pmc Brachial neuropathy 22 years after radiation therapy for fibrosarcoma: a case report
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Soft Tissue Tumour Reference Centre, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum Germany
    Cases J 2:6838. 2009
    ..In addition, the patient received multiple courses of chemotherapy. The occurrence of radiation-induced brachial plexopathy should be considered in patients presenting with limb pain or weakness even many years after radiation therapy...
  35. doi Establishment of a primary human sarcoma model in athymic nude mice
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Laboratory for Molecular Oncology and Wound Healing, Department of Plastic Surgery, Operative Reference Centre for Soft Tissue Sarcomas, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Hum Cell 23:50-7. 2010
    ..In the present study a reproducible xenograft model of primary human soft tissue sarcoma in athymic nude mice was established. This animal model is of great interest for the study of sarcomogenesis and therapy...
  36. pmc Biphasic synovial sarcoma of the extremity: quadruple approach of isolated limb perfusion, surgical ablation, adipofascial perforator flap and radiation to avoid amputation
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Reference Centre for Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Department of Plastic Surgery, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Case Rep Oncol 4:222-8. 2011
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  37. ncbi Infection control in operating theatres
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    J Perioper Pract 22:318-22. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to address these issues as they relate to infection control and prevention...
  38. doi Host defense peptides and their antimicrobial-immunomodulatory duality
    Lars Steinstraesser
    Laboratory for Molecular Oncology and Wound Healing, Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    Immunobiology 216:322-33. 2011
    ..Furthermore, HDPs are now evaluated as model molecules for the development of novel natural antibiotics and immunoregulatory compounds. This review provides an overview of HDPs focused on their antimicrobial-immunomodulatory duality...
  39. doi Burns surgery handover study: trainees' assessment of current practice in the British Isles
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Burn Centre, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Burns 35:509-12. 2009
    ..Effective handover of clinical information between working shifts is essential for patient safety. The aim of this study was to identify current practice and trainees' assessment of handover in the burns units of the British Isles...
  40. ncbi Blood transfusion requirements in elective breast reconstruction surgery
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St John s Hospital at Howden, Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Breast 19:475-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the utility of this MSBOS in clinical practice by assessing its performance in a validation set of patients...
  41. ncbi Delayed compartment syndrome following brachiocephalic arteriovenous fistula formation in a hemodialysis patient
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 24:326-9. 2013
    ..This case report illustrates that swift diagnosis and immediate surgical intervention results in an excellent outcome and avoids the morbidity associated with this potentially devastating and debilitating process...
  42. ncbi Bilateral alar cartilage reduction rhinoplasty allows primary repair of alar defects in the bulbous nose
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany
    J Cutan Med Surg 16:424-7. 2012
    ..Plastic surgeons have many reconstructive options for lower nasal skin defects, but given the unique aesthetic features of nasal skin the best source for reconstruction is nasal skin itself, when sufficient quantity exists...
  43. doi Revascularization and tissue regeneration of an empty root canal space is enhanced by a direct blood supply and stem cells
    Tanida Srisuwan
    O Brien Institute of Microsurgery, The University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Hospital Campus, Vic, Australia
    Dent Traumatol 29:84-91. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the ability of vascularized tissue to develop within a pulpless tooth using tissue engineering techniques...
  44. ncbi Construction and use of wound care guidelines: an overview
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    Ostomy Wound Manage 58:37-47. 2012
    ..The ultimate use of guidelines will be the development of evidence-based, validated clinical tools that can be integrated with existing patient data and available to the wound care professional at the consultation...
  45. ncbi The impact of late-starts and overruns on theatre utilisation rates
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, BG University Hospital Bergmannsheil, Ruhr University Bochum, Buerkle de la Camp Platz 1, 44789 Bochum, Germany
    J Perioper Pract 22:197-9. 2012
    ..We conclude that the use of utilisation as a marker of theatre performance requires caution...
  46. doi Evaluation of toxic side effects of clinically used skin antiseptics in vitro
    Tobias Hirsch
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Ruhr University Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    J Surg Res 164:344-50. 2010
    ..However, there is a need to determine cytotoxicity of these medications on wounds. The aim of this study was to evaluate cytotoxic effects of five clinically used antiseptics on human skin cells...