- Can magnetic resonance imaging predict circumferential margins and TNM stage in rectal cancer?Graham Branagan
Department of Surgery, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wilts, United Kingdom
Dis Colon Rectum 47:1317-22. 2004..This study was designed to assess whether preoperative magnetic resonance imaging scans were able to predict 1) pathologic tumor and node stage, and 2) those patients with a pathologically clear circumferential resection margin...
- Cleft closure for the treatment of unhealed perineal sinusG Branagan
Department of Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, UK
Colorectal Dis 8:314-7. 2006..Despite improvements in surgical practice, persistent perineal wound sinus is still a common complication after proctectomy. This study presents the success of a modified cleft closure technique in dealing with this problem...
- Prognosis after anastomotic leakage in colorectal surgeryGraham Branagan
Department of Surgery, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wilts, UK
Dis Colon Rectum 48:1021-6. 2005..The long-term prognosis of anastomotic leakage is poorly documented. This study was designed to assess whether anastomotic leakage affects five-year survival and local recurrence...
- Early impact of centralization of oesophageal cancer surgery servicesG Branagan
Department of Surgery, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, UK
Br J Surg 91:1630-2. 2004..This study assessed the clinical impact of this change...
- An enhanced recovery programme reduces length of stay after rectal surgeryGraham Branagan
Department of Surgery, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Odstock, Salisbury, Wilts, UK
Int J Colorectal Dis 25:1359-62. 2010..There is little data regarding the use of an ERP after rectal resection. We investigated the effect of introducing laparoscopic surgery and the ERP on outcomes in our unit...
- Vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap reconstruction of the perineal defect after abdominoperineal excision is associated with low morbidityT Barker
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, UK
Colorectal Dis 15:1177-83. 2013..To examine the short-term outcomes of perineal reconstruction with a vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous (VRAM) flap following abdominoperineal excision (APE)...
- Unselected rectal cancer patients undergoing low anterior resection with defunctioning ileostomy can be safely managed within an Enhanced Recovery ProgrammeB E Byrne
Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch NHS Foundation Trust, Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, BH7 7DW, UK
Tech Coloproctol 17:73-8. 2013..We present the results that we achieved by applying the ERP to low anterior resections for tumours within 6 cm of the anal verge, with a view to determining the validity and safety of applying the ERP to this patient group...
- Reconstruction of the perineum following anorectal cancer excisionNicola Petrie
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP28BJ, UK
Int J Colorectal Dis 24:97-104. 2009..Reconstruction of the perineam with well-vasularised tissue is thought to enhance healing. This study investigates a series of 18 patients who underwent APR for anorectal cancer with flap reconstruction of their perineum...
- Management of colorectal polyp cancersS Naqvi
Salisbury District Hospital, Odstock Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP2 8BJ, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 94:574-8. 2012..The options are resection or surveillance. Resection margin status is accepted as an independent predictor of adverse outcome. However, the rate of adverse outcome in polyps with a resection margin of <1mm has not been investigated...
- Randomized clinical trial of routine on-table cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomyO A Khan
Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth BH7 7DW, UK
Br J Surg 98:362-7. 2011..A randomized clinical trial was undertaken to assess the utility of routine on-table cholangiography (OTC) during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for gallstone disease...
- Detection of micrometastases in lymph nodes from patients with breast cancerG Branagan
Department of Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth, UK
Br J Surg 89:86-9. 2002..This study compared mammaglobin RT-PCR with routine histology in the sentinel and non-sentinel nodes of patients with breast cancer...
- Angelchik prosthesis revisitedSubodh Varshney
Department of Surgery, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Cosham, Portsmouth PO6 3LY, UK
World J Surg 26:129-33. 2002..In view of poor long-term results and high incidence of complications as compared to other conventional operations for GOR, we cannot recommend the continued use of the AP...