H Ashrafian

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Surgical treatment of innominate artery and aortic aneurysm: a case report and review of the literature
    Erdinc Soylu
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 8:141. 2013
  2. pmc Single-stage surgical repair in a complex case of aberrant right subclavian artery aneurysm and common carotid trunk
    Ioannis Kokotsakis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Evangelismos General Hospital Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 8:112. 2013
  3. pmc Minimal access excision of aortic valve fibroelastoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Leanne Harling
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, London, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:80. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Neurodegenerative disease and obesity: what is the role of weight loss and bariatric interventions?
    Hutan Ashrafian
    The Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, Imperial College London at St Mary s Hospital Campus, 10th Floor, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother QEQM Building, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Metab Brain Dis 28:341-53. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Familial epilepsy in the pharaohs of ancient Egypt's eighteenth dynasty
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London at St Mary s Hospital Campus, London, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 25:23-31. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Metabolic surgery and obstructive sleep apnoea: the protective effects of bariatric procedures
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother QEQM Building, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Thorax 67:442-9. 2012
  7. pmc Frozen Elephant Trunk: a technique which can be offered in complex pathology to fix the whole aorta in one setting
    John Kokotsakis
    Cardiac Surgery Department, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 6:66. 2011
  8. pmc Intra-abdominal pectus bar migration--a rare clinical entity: case report
    Ramon Tahmassebi
    Department Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London W21NY, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 3:39. 2008
  9. pmc Acute Complex Type A Dissection associated with peripheral malperfusion syndrome treated with a staged approach guided by lactate levels
    Amna Suliman
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:4. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Diabetes resolution and hyperinsulinaemia after metabolic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    H Ashrafian
    The Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Obes Rev 12:e257-72. 2011

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Publications37

  1. pmc Surgical treatment of innominate artery and aortic aneurysm: a case report and review of the literature
    Erdinc Soylu
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 8:141. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Single-stage surgical repair in a complex case of aberrant right subclavian artery aneurysm and common carotid trunk
    Ioannis Kokotsakis
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Evangelismos General Hospital Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 8:112. 2013
    ..1% of the population. We report the case of a 77-year-old Caucasian man presenting with dysphagia and dyspnea secondary to an aberrant right subclavian artery aneurysm and describe our technique for open surgical repair...
  3. pmc Minimal access excision of aortic valve fibroelastoma: a case report and review of the literature
    Leanne Harling
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Imperial College London, St Mary s Campus, London, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 7:80. 2012
    ..From our experience mini-sternotomy offers excellent exposure and allows for safe resection in such cases, improving cosmesis without compromising either intra or post-operative outcome...
  4. doi request reprint Neurodegenerative disease and obesity: what is the role of weight loss and bariatric interventions?
    Hutan Ashrafian
    The Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, Imperial College London at St Mary s Hospital Campus, 10th Floor, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother QEQM Building, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Metab Brain Dis 28:341-53. 2013
    ..Investigating the protective mechanisms of weight loss, metabolic and caloric modifying interventions can increase our understanding of these major public health diseases and their management. ..
  5. doi request reprint Familial epilepsy in the pharaohs of ancient Egypt's eighteenth dynasty
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London at St Mary s Hospital Campus, London, UK
    Epilepsy Behav 25:23-31. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Metabolic surgery and obstructive sleep apnoea: the protective effects of bariatric procedures
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother QEQM Building, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Thorax 67:442-9. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Frozen Elephant Trunk: a technique which can be offered in complex pathology to fix the whole aorta in one setting
    John Kokotsakis
    Cardiac Surgery Department, Evangelismos General Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Cardiothorac Surg 6:66. 2011
    ..We emphasize the role of the Frozen Elephant Trunk to fix the whole aorta in one setting with special attention given to the changes taking place in vascular perfusion following correction and reconstitution of the true lumen...
  8. pmc Intra-abdominal pectus bar migration--a rare clinical entity: case report
    Ramon Tahmassebi
    Department Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London W21NY, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 3:39. 2008
    ..Intra-abdominal pectus bar migration is a rare clinical entity, and safe removal can be facilitated by the use of the VATS technique...
  9. pmc Acute Complex Type A Dissection associated with peripheral malperfusion syndrome treated with a staged approach guided by lactate levels
    Amna Suliman
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:4. 2010
    ..To accomplish this, we applied a staged therapeutic approach using serial lactate measurements to assess the adequacy of peripheral perfusion and metabolic status prior to surgical repair of the proximal dissection...
  10. doi request reprint Diabetes resolution and hyperinsulinaemia after metabolic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    H Ashrafian
    The Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Obes Rev 12:e257-72. 2011
    ..It can also improve our understanding of diabetes pathogenesis that may provide novel strategies for the management of metabolic syndrome and impaired glucose metabolism...
  11. doi request reprint Metabolic surgery and cancer: protective effects of bariatric procedures
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, England
    Cancer 117:1788-99. 2011
    ..It may also offer novel treatment strategies in the management of tumor generation and growth...
  12. pmc Autobionics: a new paradigm in regenerative medicine and surgery
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London at St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Regen Med 5:279-88. 2010
    ..In some cases autobionic procedures can enhance physiological function beyond normality and represents a new era in bio-inspired versatility...
  13. ncbi request reprint Emergency prehospital on-scene thoracotomy: a novel method
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    Coll Antropol 34:1449-52. 2010
    ..The similarities of this pragmatic procedure are considered within the context of ancient Aztec and Mesoamerican thoracotomies...
  14. pmc Extracorporeal life support for severe drug-induced cardiotoxicity: a promising therapeutic choice
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Crit Care 13:187. 2009
    ..An increased consideration of ECLS within the context of rigorous clinical studies and strong evidence can add to its future use for severe drug-induced cardiotoxicity...
  15. doi request reprint Metabolic surgery: an evolution through bariatric animal models
    H Ashrafian
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London, UK
    Obes Rev 11:907-20. 2010
    ..Further insights from these animal models can reveal genetic, molecular and systemic effects that can enhance and develop the next generation of metabolic operations...
  16. doi request reprint Does off-pump coronary revascularization reduce mortality in re-operative coronary artery surgery? A meta-analysis of observational studies
    A H Sepehripour
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, UK
    Perfusion 28:340-9. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to assess whether OPCAB may improve outcomes in patients undergoing re-operative CABG...
  17. doi request reprint Urethral diverticular carcinoma: an overview of current trends in diagnosis and management
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, 10th Floor QEQM Building, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Int Urol Nephrol 42:331-41. 2010
    ..To review the management of female urethral diverticular tumours, and rationalize treatment protocols...
  18. doi request reprint Assessment of specialists in cardiovascular practice
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Nat Rev Cardiol 6:659-67. 2009
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  19. doi request reprint Total laparoscopic repair of sigmoid foreign body perforation
    Sonal Arora
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:401-3. 2009
    ..Herein we present to the best of our knowledge the first case in the literature of a successful total laparoscopic repair of sigmoid perforation resulting from transanal foreign body abuse...
  20. doi request reprint Current status of robotic assisted pelvic surgery and future developments
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital Campus, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Int J Surg 7:431-40. 2009
    ..The aim of this review is to assess the role of robotics in pelvic surgery in terms of outcomes. We have also highlighted the issues related to training and future development of robotic systems...
  21. doi request reprint What does leadership in surgery entail?
    Vanash M Patel
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, UK
    ANZ J Surg 80:876-83. 2010
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Is the structure of anatomy curriculum adequate for safe medical practice?
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital Campus, London, UK
    Surgeon 8:318-24. 2010
    ..In the current setting of ever-changing diagnostic and treatment modalities, the opinion of both students and trainers is crucial for the design of an anatomy curriculum which fulfils the criteria required for safe medical practice...
  23. doi request reprint Is minimally invasive surgery beneficial in the management of esophageal cancer? A meta-analysis
    Kamal Nagpal
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 24:1621-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to utilize meta-analysis to compare outcomes of open esophagectomy with those of minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) and hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy (HMIE)...
  24. doi request reprint Information transfer and communication in surgery: a systematic review
    Kamal Nagpal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 252:225-39. 2010
    ..We conducted a systematic review of published literature to gain a better understanding of interprofessional information transfer and communication (ITC) in hospital setting in the field of surgical and anesthetic care...
  25. doi request reprint Emotional intelligence in medicine: a systematic review through the context of the ACGME competencies
    Sonal Arora
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, London W2 1NY, UK
    Med Educ 44:749-64. 2010
    ..This article aims to systematically review the evidence for EI in medicine through the context of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies...
  26. doi request reprint The role of single-incision laparoscopic surgery in abdominal and pelvic surgery: a systematic review
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital Campus, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 25:378-96. 2011
    ..This review aimed to determine the role of single-incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) in abdominal and pelvic operations...
  27. doi request reprint What does competence entail in interventional radiology?
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital Campus, London, UK
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 33:3-10. 2010
    ..This paper gives an overview of the skills required to be a competent interventional radiologist along with a succinct introduction to methods of assessment of technical and non-technical skills...
  28. doi request reprint Role of virtual reality simulation in teaching and assessing technical skills in endovascular intervention
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Fl, QEQM Bldg, St Mary s Hospital Campus, Praed St, London, W2 1NY, England
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 21:55-66. 2010
    ..Before inclusion into the curriculum, further work is needed regarding fidelity, validity, reliability, and design of simulators to ensure accurate transfer of acquired endovascular skills from simulator to patient...
  29. pmc Statin therapy may influence the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation: what is the evidence?
    Srdjan Saso
    Department of Biosurgery Surgical Technology and Surgical Epidemiology Unit, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Tex Heart Inst J 36:521-9. 2009
    ..Further research into the underlying mechanism can elucidate possible relationships between the dosage and type of statin used...
  30. pmc Vagal sparing surgical technique but not stoma size affects body weight loss in rodent model of gastric bypass
    Marco Bueter
    Imperial Weight Centre, Department of Investigative Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College London, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK
    Obes Surg 20:616-22. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether gastric bypass with or without vagal preservation resulted in a different outcome...
  31. pmc Sodium and water handling after gastric bypass surgery in a rat model
    Marco Bueter
    Department of Investigative Medicine, Imperial Weight Centre, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:68-73. 2011
    ..Beneficial effects on blood pressure have been seen after bariatric surgery before significant weight loss has occurred...
  32. doi request reprint Safety of training and assessment in operating theatres--a systematic review and meta-analysis
    K Ahmed
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital Campus, London, UK
    Perfusion 28:76-87. 2013
    ..It also explores the possibility of using early, intermediate and late procedural outcomes of cardiac surgical operations to evaluate the performance of the clinicians and the healthcare system...
  33. doi request reprint Management of the left subclavian artery during endovascular stent grafting for traumatic aortic injury - a systematic review
    A H Sepehripour
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, London W12 0HS, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 41:758-69. 2011
    ..This in turn can lead to downstream ischaemic complications which may be lessened by LSA revascularisation. This study investigates the consequence of LSA coverage and potential benefit of revascularisation...
  34. doi request reprint Does a skeletonized or pedicled right gastro-epiploic artery improve patency when used as a conduit in coronary artery bypass graft surgery?
    Erden Ali
    Department of Biosurgery Surgical Technology and Surgical Epidemiology Unit, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust at St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:293-8. 2010
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  35. doi request reprint Does a skeletonized or pedicled left internal thoracic artery give the best graft patency?
    Erden Ali
    Department of Biosurgery Surgical Technology and Surgical, Epidemiology Unit, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:97-104. 2010
    ..The evidence presented here demonstrates that in terms of patency, skeletonized and pedicled left internal thoracic arteries provide excellent patency rates...
  36. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive off-pump pulmonary embolectomy
    Hutan Ashrafian
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:471-3. 2003
    ..We report the case of a 35-year-old female with acute massive right pulmonary embolism, successfully treated by a minimally invasive off-pump pulmonary embolectomy-the first case in the literature implemented via the J-ministernotomy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evolving techniques for endoscopic radial artery harvesting
    Roberto P Casula
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, St Mary s London Hospital, Praed Str, Paddington, W2 1NY, UK
    Cardiovasc Surg 11:425-7. 2003
    ..We report our experience with two techniques of endoscopic radial artery harvesting. The techniques are illustrated and their relative advantages discussed...