George B Hanna

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Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Discrimination of lymph node metastases using desorption electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry imaging
    N Abbassi-Ghadi
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 50:3661-4. 2014
  2. doi request reprint The feasibility and acceptability of integrating regular centralised laboratory-based skills training into a surgical training programme
    George B Hanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W2 1NY, UK
    Med Teach 34:e827-32. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Variation in the standard of minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer--systematic review
    George B Hanna
    Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:176-87. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of force measurement system for clinical use in minimal access surgery
    George B Hanna
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 22:467-71. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Improving outcomes after gastroesophageal cancer resection: can Japanese results be reproduced in Western centers?
    George B Hanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQMWing, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, England, UK
    Arch Surg 147:738-45. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Failure to rescue patients after reintervention in gastroesophageal cancer surgery in England
    Alex M Almoudaris
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital
    JAMA Surg 148:272-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint National outcomes and uptake of laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer in England
    Ravikrishna Mamidanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W21NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 27:3348-58. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Real time cancer prediction based on objective tissue compliance measurement in endoscopic surgery
    Morkos Fakhry
    From the Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Ann Surg 259:369-73. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Reduced risk of medical morbidity and mortality in patients selected for laparoscopic colorectal resection in England: a population-based study
    Ravikrishna Mamidanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W21NY, England
    Arch Surg 147:219-27. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry analysis of exhaled breath for volatile organic compound profiling of esophago-gastric cancer
    Sacheen Kumar
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY United Kingdom
    Anal Chem 85:6121-8. 2013

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Publications65

  1. doi request reprint Discrimination of lymph node metastases using desorption electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry imaging
    N Abbassi-Ghadi
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Chem Commun (Camb) 50:3661-4. 2014
    ..The metabolic profile of the cancerous lymph nodes was similar to that of the primary tumour site. ..
  2. doi request reprint The feasibility and acceptability of integrating regular centralised laboratory-based skills training into a surgical training programme
    George B Hanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W2 1NY, UK
    Med Teach 34:e827-32. 2012
    ..Traditional laboratory-based skills training provides mass training that does not match clinical experience and is not tailored to individual needs. This compromises the transfer and retention of skills into clinical practice...
  3. doi request reprint Variation in the standard of minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer--systematic review
    George B Hanna
    Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:176-87. 2012
    ..open approach...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of force measurement system for clinical use in minimal access surgery
    George B Hanna
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 22:467-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to develop a force measuring system for use with different instruments in clinical practice...
  5. doi request reprint Improving outcomes after gastroesophageal cancer resection: can Japanese results be reproduced in Western centers?
    George B Hanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQMWing, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, England, UK
    Arch Surg 147:738-45. 2012
    ..Extended lymphadenectomy in gastroesphageal cancer leads to improved long-term survival without compromising postoperative outcomes in Western patients to attain the standard achieved in Japanese centers...
  6. doi request reprint Failure to rescue patients after reintervention in gastroesophageal cancer surgery in England
    Alex M Almoudaris
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital
    JAMA Surg 148:272-6. 2013
    ..Gastroesophageal cancer resections are associated with significant reintervention and perioperative mortality rates...
  7. doi request reprint National outcomes and uptake of laparoscopic gastrectomy for cancer in England
    Ravikrishna Mamidanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W21NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 27:3348-58. 2013
    ..This study examines the uptake of laparoscopic gastrectomy in England and quantifies postoperative mortality and morbidity following gastrectomy for cancer...
  8. doi request reprint Real time cancer prediction based on objective tissue compliance measurement in endoscopic surgery
    Morkos Fakhry
    From the Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Ann Surg 259:369-73. 2014
    ..To investigate the feasibility of real time cancer tissue diagnosis intraoperatively based on in vivo tissue compliance measurements obtained by a recently developed laparoscopic smart device...
  9. doi request reprint Reduced risk of medical morbidity and mortality in patients selected for laparoscopic colorectal resection in England: a population-based study
    Ravikrishna Mamidanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W21NY, England
    Arch Surg 147:219-27. 2012
    ..To quantify the occurrence of significant medical complications following elective colorectal resection and investigate potential differences in medical morbidity following open and minimal access colorectal surgery...
  10. doi request reprint Selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry analysis of exhaled breath for volatile organic compound profiling of esophago-gastric cancer
    Sacheen Kumar
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY United Kingdom
    Anal Chem 85:6121-8. 2013
    ..The integrated area under the ROC curve (AUC) is 0.91. The results highlight the potential of VOC profiling as a noninvasive test to identify those with esophago-gastric cancer...
  11. doi request reprint Transthoracic versus transhiatal esophagectomy for the treatment of esophagogastric cancer: a meta-analysis
    Piers R Boshier
    Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, UK
    Ann Surg 254:894-906. 2011
    ..To study the differences in short and long-term outcomes of transthoracic and transhiatal esophagectomy for cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Stress management training for surgeons-a randomized, controlled, intervention study
    Cordula M Wetzel
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, UK
    Ann Surg 253:488-94. 2011
    ..Stress and coping influence performance. In this study, we evaluate a novel stress management intervention for surgeons...
  13. doi request reprint Radiofrequency-induced small bowel thermofusion: an ex vivo study of intestinal seal adequacy using mechanical and imaging modalities
    Shobhit Arya
    Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, South Wharf Road, London W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 27:3485-96. 2013
    ..This study examines the mechanical and cellular effects of RF energy and varying compressive pressures when applied to create ex vivo intestinal seals...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical and educational proficiency gain of supervised laparoscopic colorectal surgical trainees
    Hugh Mackenzie
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM, St Mary s Hospital, Praed St, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 27:2704-11. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the proficiency gain curve and clinical outcomes of English surgical trainees during laparoscopic colorectal surgery fellowships...
  15. doi request reprint Learning curve and case selection in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: systematic review and international multicenter analysis of 4852 cases
    Danilo Miskovic
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1300-10. 2012
    ..The learning curve for laparoscopic colorectal surgery has not been conclusively analyzed. No reliable framework for case selection during training is available...
  16. doi request reprint Observational clinical human reliability analysis (OCHRA) for competency assessment in laparoscopic colorectal surgery at the specialist level
    Danilo Miskovic
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 26:796-803. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate construct and concurrent validity of OCHRA for competency assessment at a specialist level...
  17. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic esophagectomy in the prone position
    Omar A Jarral
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 26:2095-103. 2012
    ..Despite proposed technical and physiological advantages, the prone position technique has not been widely adopted. This article reviews the current status of prone thoracoscopic esophagectomy...
  18. doi request reprint Improving the standard of lymph node retrieval after gastric cancer surgery
    George B Hanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Histopathology 63:316-24. 2013
    ..To examine factors that influence lymph node count and to study the relationship between nodal size and metastatic involvement in gastric cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Anti-reflux surgery for lung transplant recipients in the presence of impedance-detected duodenogastroesophageal reflux and bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome: a study of efficacy and safety
    Nima Abbassi-Ghadi
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London
    J Heart Lung Transplant 32:588-95. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the safety of anti-reflux surgery for lung transplant recipients and assess its effect on lung function...
  20. doi request reprint Observational tools for assessment of procedural skills: a systematic review
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital Campus, UK
    Am J Surg 202:469-480.e6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify observational tools for technical skill assessment, to assess characteristics of these tools, and to assess their usefulness for assessment...
  21. doi request reprint Laparoscopic revision of failed antireflux surgery: a systematic review
    Nicholas R A Symons
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Academic Surgical Unit, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, South Wharf Rd, London, W2 1NY UK
    Am J Surg 202:336-43. 2011
    ..Laparoscopic antireflux surgery is an accepted treatment for persistent gastroesophageal reflux but about 4% of patients will eventually require revision surgery...
  22. doi request reprint A real-time compliance mapping system using standard endoscopic surgical forceps
    Morkos Fakhry
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, London W2 1NY, UK
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 56:1245-53. 2009
    ..The data acquisition precision was tested using principal component analysis (R(2)X = 0.975, Q2 [cumulative (cum)] = 0.808 ) and partial least square discriminate analysis (R(2)X = 0.903, R(2)Y = 0.729, Q2 (cum) = 0.572)...
  23. doi request reprint Poor 1-year survival in elderly patients undergoing nonelective colorectal resection
    Ravikrishna Mamidanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:788-96. 2012
    ..Colorectal resection in elderly patients is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, especially in an emergency setting...
  24. doi request reprint Selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry analysis of volatile metabolites in urine headspace for the profiling of gastro-esophageal cancer
    Juzheng Huang
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Anal Chem 85:3409-16. 2013
    ..Therefore, further investigations should be undertaken to assess the potential for VOC profiling as a new screening test in gastro-esophageal cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Recertification: what do specialists think about skill assessment?
    Kamran Ahmed
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital Campus, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Surgeon 11:120-4. 2013
    ..This study explores expert opinions regarding objective skills assessment for specialists within the framework of recertification...
  26. doi request reprint On-line, real time monitoring of exhaled trace gases by SIFT-MS in the perioperative setting: a feasibility study
    Piers R Boshier
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 INY, UK
    Analyst 136:3233-7. 2011
    ..Exploitation of this development could influence decision making and potentially improve patient safety within the perioperative setting...
  27. doi request reprint Is competency assessment at the specialist level achievable? A study for the national training programme in laparoscopic colorectal surgery in England
    Danilo Miskovic
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 257:476-82. 2013
    ..To develop, validate, and implement a competency assessment tool (CAT) for technical surgical performance in the context of a summative assessment process for the National Training Programme in Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (NTP)...
  28. pmc Is an intra-oesophageal bougie of use during Nissen fundoplication?
    Omar A Jarral
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:828-33. 2012
    ..The measurement and usefulness of health-related quality of life needs to be investigated further in this patient population...
  29. doi request reprint Analysis of laboratory-based laparoscopic colorectal surgery workshops within the English National Training Programme
    Susannah M Wyles
    National Training Programme Education Centre, Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 25:1559-66. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Short-term outcomes following open versus minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer in England: a population-based national study
    Ravikrishna Mamidanna
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 255:197-203. 2012
    ..To compare short-term outcomes of open and minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) for cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Root cause analysis of internal hernia and Roux limb compression after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass using observational clinical human reliability assessment
    Ahmed R Ahmed
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:158-63. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to systematically identify the surgical technical errors leading to these complications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Technical factors that affect anastomotic integrity following esophagectomy: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sheraz R Markar
    Division of Surgery, Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4274-81. 2013
    ..The purpose of this pooled analysis was to examine the main technical parameters that impact on anastomotic integrity...
  33. doi request reprint Laparoscopic assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer: is it an alternative to the open approach?
    Danny Yakoub
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Surg Oncol 18:322-33. 2009
    ..This study aims to compare short term outcomes and oncological value of laparoscopy assisted (LADG) and open distal gastrectomy (ODG) in the treatment of early gastric cancer...
  34. doi request reprint The feasibility, safety and outcomes of laparoscopic re-operation for achalasia
    David R C James
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 21:161-7. 2012
    ..This paper aims to review the available literature on laparoscopic reoperation for achalasia in order to assess its feasibility and effectiveness...
  35. doi request reprint Selected ion flow tube-MS analysis of headspace vapor from gastric content for the diagnosis of gastro-esophageal cancer
    Sacheen Kumar
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Anal Chem 84:9550-7. 2012
    ....
  36. 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
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Hospital volume and survival in oesophagectomy and gastrectomy for cancer
    Oliver Anderson
    Imperial College London, Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Eur J Cancer 47:2408-14. 2011
    ..This population-based cohort study explores the effect of hospital volume on survival following upper gastrointestinal cancer surgery...
  38. doi request reprint Visual exposure using single-handed magnet-driven intra-abdominal wireless camera in minimal access surgery: is better than 30 degrees endoscope
    Morkos Fakhry
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 23:539-43. 2009
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Development, validation and implementation of a monitoring tool for training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery in the English National Training Program
    Danilo Miskovic
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College, Praed St, London W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 25:1136-42. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to create, validate, and implement a method for monitoring training progression in laparoscopic colorectal surgery that met the requirements of a good assessment tool...
  40. doi request reprint Long-term survival after gastrectomy for cancer in randomized, controlled oncological trials: comparison between West and East
    Sheraz R Markar
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College, London, UK
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2328-38. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare survival rates between the West and East following gastrectomy in randomized, controlled, oncological trials with appropriate adjustment for confounding variables...
  41. doi request reprint Laser-induced tissue fluorescence in radiofrequency tissue-fusion characterization
    Lei Su
    Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Department of Surgery and Cancer, London W2 1NY, United KingdombUniversity of Liverpool, Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Liverpool L69 3GJ, United KingdomcUniversity of Liverpool, Departm
    J Biomed Opt 19:15007. 2014
    ..This suggests that the fluorescence spectroscopy could be potentially used as a feedback control method in online tissue-fusion monitoring. ..
  42. ncbi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide as biomarker of acute lung injury: an unfulfilled promise?
    Piers R Boshier
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London UK
    J Breath Res 7:017118. 2013
    ..We provide a snapshot of current status of exhaled NO field in ALI and propose a framework for definite evaluation of exhaled NO as a clinically useful biomarker...
  43. doi request reprint Metabolic profiling detects field effects in nondysplastic tissue from esophageal cancer patients
    Danny Yakoub
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Cancer Res 70:9129-36. 2010
    ..This indicates that metabolic profiling of tissue can potentially play a role in the surveillance of cancer by reporting on the phenotypic consequences of field cancerization...
  44. doi request reprint Impact of established skills in open surgery on the proficiency gain process for laparoscopic surgery
    Daniel C Brown
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, Praed St, London W2 1N, UK
    Surg Endosc 24:1420-6. 2010
    ..Laparoscopic training traditionally follows open surgical training. This study aimed to investigate the impact of experience in open surgery on the laparoscopic proficiency gain process...
  45. doi request reprint Optical, thermal, and electrical monitoring of radio-frequency tissue modification
    Timmy Floume
    Imperial College London, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, St Mary s Hospital, Department of Bio Surgery and Surgical Technology, London, United Kingdom
    J Biomed Opt 15:018003. 2010
    ..Experimental results are compared with a biophysical model for tissue temperature and a rate equation model for thermal damage...
  46. doi request reprint Solid-state semiconductors are better alternatives to arc-lamps for efficient and uniform illumination in minimal access surgery
    Alex C H Lee
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 23:518-26. 2009
    ..This study aims to develop an LED-based endo-illuminator and to determine its lighting characteristics for use in minimal access surgery...
  47. doi request reprint Systematic review on mentoring and simulation in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Danilo Miskovic
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Ann Surg 252:943-51. 2010
    ..To identify and evaluate the influence of mentoring and simulated training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery (LCS) and define the key components for learning advanced technical skills...
  48. ncbi request reprint A population-based, retrospective, cohort study of esophageal cancer missed at endoscopy
    Georgina Chadwick
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, United Kingdom
    Endoscopy 46:553-60. 2014
    ..Patients with an esophageal cancer may be misdiagnosed as having a benign esophageal ulcer. ..
  49. doi request reprint Surgical adverse events: a systematic review
    Oliver Anderson
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Am J Surg 206:253-62. 2013
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Ergonomic assessment of optimum operating table height for hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery
    Sopark Manasnayakorn
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 23:783-9. 2009
    ..To investigate the influence of the working surface height on task performance and muscle workload in hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery...
  51. doi request reprint Effectiveness of an audible reminder on hand hygiene adherence
    Morkos Fakhry
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, UK
    Am J Infect Control 40:320-3. 2012
    ..Effective interventions that improve the adherence of visitors to hand hygiene guidelines are needed to prevent the transmission of epidemic infections to or from health care environments...
  52. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of intraoperative communication in open and laparoscopic surgery
    Nick Sevdalis
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London and Imperial Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Wright Fleming Building 507, Norfolk Place, London, W2 1PG, UK
    Surg Endosc 26:2931-8. 2012
    ..This study used prospective, quantitative observation based on well-established communication theory to assess similarities and differences in communication patterns between open and laparoscopic surgery...
  53. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based choice of esophageal stent for the palliative management of malignant dysphagia
    Danny Yakoub
    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Department of Bio Surgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY, UK
    World J Surg 32:1996-2009. 2008
    ..There is no recent study available to provide updated evidence on early outcomes related to the use of different types of stents...
  54. doi request reprint Laser-pumped endoscopic illumination source
    Valerie J Nadeau
    Department of Physics, Imperial College London, SW7 2BW, UK
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:2059-62. 2008
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Repeatability of the measurement of exhaled volatile metabolites using selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry
    Piers R Boshier
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Soc Mass Spectrom 21:1070-4. 2010
    ..For selected metabolites, the finding that repeatability is improved through modification of sampling methodology may have implications in terms of future recommended practices...
  56. doi request reprint Interventions designed to prevent healthcare bed-related injuries in patients
    Oliver Anderson
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 1:CD008931. 2012
    ..Bed rails are the most common intervention designed to prevent patients falling out of bed; however, their effectiveness is uncertain and bed rail entrapment can also result in injuries...
  57. ncbi request reprint Systematic review comparing radiofrequency ablation and complete endoscopic resection in treating dysplastic Barrett's esophagus: a critical assessment of histologic outcomes and adverse events
    Georgina Chadwick
    Clinical Effectiveness Unit, The Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, United Kingdom
    Gastrointest Endosc 79:718-731.e3. 2014
    ..With recent advances in endoscopy, endoscopic techniques have surpassed esophagectomy in the treatment of dysplastic Barrett's esophagus (BE)...
  58. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trial on the effect of coaching in simulated laparoscopic training
    Simon J Cole
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 28:979-86. 2014
    ..The effect of coaching on surgical quality and understanding in simulated training remains unknown. The aim of this study was compare the effects of structured coaching and autodidactic training in simulated laparoscopic surgery...
  59. doi request reprint The effects of stress and coping on surgical performance during simulations
    Cordula M Wetzel
    Department of Biosurgery, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 251:171-6. 2010
    ..This study investigates the effects of surgeons' stress levels and coping strategies on surgical performance during simulated operations...
  60. doi request reprint A systematic proactive risk assessment of hazards in surgical wards: a quantitative study
    Oliver Anderson
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 255:1086-92. 2012
    ..To identify and prioritize hazards in surgical wards and recommend interventions...
  61. ncbi request reprint Employing bending beam transducer design and statistical algorithms to develop a clinical real time tissue compliance mapping system
    Morkos Fakhry
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:3064-8. 2007
    ..In a research experiment involving 10 surgeons, the system's tissue discriminatory power was three times more sensitive, and 10% less specific than surgeon's hand...
  62. ncbi request reprint Influence of respiratory variables on the on-line detection of exhaled trace gases by PTR-MS
    Piers R Boshier
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Section of Anaesthetics, Pain Medicine and Intensive Care, Imperial College London, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London SW10 9NH, UK
    Thorax 66:919-20. 2011
    ..Our results support the adoption of standardised practices for breath gas analysis by on-line and real time mass spectrometry methods...
  63. doi request reprint In vivo thermography during small bowel fusion using radiofrequency energy
    C Beverly B Lim
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM Wing, South Wharf Road, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 24:2465-74. 2010
    ..Radiofrequency-controlled tissue fusion is a novel technology but the associated lateral thermal damage has not been determined...
  64. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal images: complete tubular duplication of the oesophagus in an adult
    Trystan M Lewis
    Department of Bio Surgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, London, W2 1NY, UK
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1340-2. 2010
    ..Duplication of the oesophagus is a rare congenital abnormality that usually presents in children. Presentation in adults is extremely rare...
  65. doi request reprint Objective evidence for optimum knot configuration
    Alex C H Lee
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY, UK
    World J Surg 32:2736-41. 2008
    ..This study was designed to test the hypothesis that knot quality improves with the addition of a single throw in two-throw and three-throw knots. We tested this hypothesis by using commonly used knot configurations and suture materials...