S A Badger

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The influence of COX-2 single nucleotide polymorphisms on abdominal aortic aneurysm development and the associated inflammation
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland
    Angiology 60:576-81. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Recurrent bilateral varicose veins secondary to tricuspid regurgitation
    S A Badger
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 181:405-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Determinants of radiation exposure during EVAR
    S A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:320-5. 2010
  4. pmc The role of surgery for pancreatic cancer: a 12-year review of patient outcome
    S A Badger
    Hepatobiliary Surgical Unit, Mater Hospital, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 6AB
    Ulster Med J 79:70-5. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Implications of attendance patterns in Northern Ireland for abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
    S A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, United Kingdom
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 42:434-9. 2011
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Surveillance strategies according to the rate of growth of small abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Vasc Med 16:415-21. 2011

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Publications34

  1. doi request reprint The influence of COX-2 single nucleotide polymorphisms on abdominal aortic aneurysm development and the associated inflammation
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland
    Angiology 60:576-81. 2009
    ..The study purpose was to determine the influence of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the COX-2 gene on abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) development and serum hsCRP concentrations...
  2. doi request reprint Recurrent bilateral varicose veins secondary to tricuspid regurgitation
    S A Badger
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, UK
    Ir J Med Sci 181:405-7. 2012
    ..Varicose veins are a common condition. We present a case of recurrent veins due to tricuspid regurgitation...
  3. doi request reprint Determinants of radiation exposure during EVAR
    S A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:320-5. 2010
    ..It does however expose patients to radiation. The study aim was to determine if the aneurysm neck morphology influenced radiation exposure...
  4. pmc The role of surgery for pancreatic cancer: a 12-year review of patient outcome
    S A Badger
    Hepatobiliary Surgical Unit, Mater Hospital, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 6AB
    Ulster Med J 79:70-5. 2010
    ..The study aim was to review patients undergoing pancreatic resection and assess the effect of clinical and pathological parameters on survival...
  5. doi request reprint Implications of attendance patterns in Northern Ireland for abdominal aortic aneurysm screening
    S A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast BT9 7AB, United Kingdom
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 42:434-9. 2011
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate future disease patterns and to determine the effect of the proportion attending on the programme's cost-effectiveness...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Surveillance strategies according to the rate of growth of small abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Vasc Med 16:415-21. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the rate of growth increased steadily with AAA size. An aneurysm < 3.5 cm does not require a repeat scan for 5 years, while those measuring 3.5-3.9 cm and 4.0-4.4 cm require a repeat scan after 17 and 11 months...
  11. ncbi request reprint Role of carcinoembryonic antigen as a marker for colorectal liver metastases
    C Jones
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Mater Hospital, Crumlin Road, Belfast, UK
    Br J Biomed Sci 70:47-50. 2013
    ..A CEA reduction post-resection indicates that it may be used as an indicator of treatment response, while CEA is increased by tumour burden and lesion size...
  12. 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint The low prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm in relatives in Northern Ireland
    S A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Centre, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:163-8. 2007
    ..Relatives of previous AAA patients have been suggested as one such group. The aim of this study was therefore to determine the prevalence of AAA in relatives of previous patients in Northern Ireland...
  14. doi request reprint PET-CT accurately predicts the pre-operative characteristics of colorectal hepatic metastases
    C Jones
    Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Mater Hospital, Crumlin Road, Belfast BT14 6AB, United Kingdom
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:1184-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to compare characteristics of hepatic metastases on PET-CT with post-operative histological findings and pathology of the primary tumour...
  15. doi request reprint Smoking impairs endothelial function in human saphenous vein in an ex vivo model
    M A Sharif
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:116-21. 2009
    ..Smoking has a deleterious effect on the endothelial function of saphenous vein, and smoking cessation may improve the long-term durability of saphenous vein used as a bypass graft in patients undergoing arterial reconstruction...
  16. 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)...
  17. doi request reprint Hepatic cytokine response can be modulated using the Kupffer cell blocker gadolinium chloride in obstructive jaundice
    C Jones
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Queens University Belfast, United Kingdom
    Int J Surg 11:46-51. 2013
    ..Depletion of Kupffer cells by gadolinium chloride (GdCl(3)) reduces the systemic response during sepsis. The study aim was to investigate the effect of this depletion on hepatic proinflammatory cytokine response to portal endotoxaemia...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound is a useful adjunct to mammography in the assessment of breast tumours in all patients
    M McCavert
    Department of General Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 63:1589-94. 2009
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate the complementary value of ultrasound to mammography in breast cancer and to investigate the use of ultrasound in patients above and below the age of 50 years...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Evaluation of angiography as the sole imaging study for the proximal aortic neck prior to EVAR
    Stephen A Badger
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Department, Level 5 South, Belfast City Hospital Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB, United Kingdom
    Ulster Med J 78:166-70. 2009
    ..Angiographic assessment is an alternative to computerised tomography (CT) prior to endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). We evaluated angiography in aortic neck morphology assessment as an alternative investigation...
  22. pmc Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies and C-reactive protein levels in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms
    M A Sharif
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast BT9 7AB, UK
    ScientificWorldJournal 2013:212450. 2013
    ..The study aim was to assess the relationship between the presence of antibodies to Chlamydia pneumoniae and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) incidence...
  23. doi request reprint Management of liver trauma
    S A Badger
    Hepatobiliary Surgical Unit, Mater Hospital, Crumlin Road, Belfast, BT14 6AB Northern Ireland, UK
    World J Surg 33:2522-37. 2009
    ..Blunt and penetrating liver trauma is common and often presents major diagnostic and management problems...
  24. 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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  25. doi request reprint Coding polymorphisms in the genes of the alternative complement pathway and abdominal aortic aneurysm
    D T Bradley
    Centre for Public Health, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Queen s University Belfast, Royal Victoria Hospital, Grosvenor Road, Belfast, UK
    Int J Immunogenet 38:243-8. 2011
    ..This study suggests that variation in the genes of the alternative pathway is not an important cause of abdominal aortic aneurysm development...
  26. ncbi request reprint The impact of radiation dose exposure during endovascular aneurysm repair on patient safety
    Claire Jones
    Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Unit, Belfast City Hospital, Belfast, Ireland
    J Vasc Surg 52:298-302. 2010
    ..The study goal was to calculate the radiation dose in our unit and compare it against other published data and national guidelines...
  27. 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)...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  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. 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
  32. 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...
  33. 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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  34. 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...