Alan B G Lansdown

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Silver in health care: antimicrobial effects and safety in use
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    Curr Probl Dermatol 33:17-34. 2006
  2. ncbi Silver absorption and antibacterial efficacy of silver dressings
    A B G Lansdown
    Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 14:155-60. 2005
  3. ncbi Silver. I: Its antibacterial properties and mechanism of action
    A B G Lansdown
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 11:125-30. 2002
  4. ncbi Metal ions affecting the skin and eyes
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, London W6 8RP, UK
    Met Ions Life Sci 8:187-246. 2011
  5. ncbi A guide to the properties and uses of silver dressings in wound care
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Chemical Pathology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London
    Prof Nurse 20:41-3. 2005
  6. ncbi Critical observations on the neurotoxicity of silver
    A B G Lansdown
    Faculty of Medicine, Investigative Sciences, Imperial College, London United Kingdom
    Crit Rev Toxicol 37:237-50. 2007
  7. ncbi Bacterial resistance to silver in wound care and medical devices
    A B G Landsdown
    Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 16:15-9. 2007
  8. ncbi How safe is silver in wound care?
    A B G Lansdown
    Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 13:131-6. 2004
  9. ncbi Contreet Foam and Contreet Hydrocolloid: an insight into two new silver-containing dressings
    A B G Lansdown
    Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 12:205-10. 2003
  10. ncbi A prospective analysis of the role of silicon in wound care
    A B G Lansdown
    Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 16:404-7. 2007

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Publications20

  1. ncbi Silver in health care: antimicrobial effects and safety in use
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK
    Curr Probl Dermatol 33:17-34. 2006
    ..This complex mitigates the cellular toxicity of silver and contributes to tissue repair. Silver allergy is a known contra-indication for using silver in medical devices or antibiotic textiles...
  2. ncbi Silver absorption and antibacterial efficacy of silver dressings
    A B G Lansdown
    Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 14:155-60. 2005
    ..To evaluate the patterns of silver release from selected sustained silver-release dressings and the protective role of proteins in wound exudate and wound scale. The bactericidal action of silver in chronic wound therapy is also examined...
  3. ncbi Silver. I: Its antibacterial properties and mechanism of action
    A B G Lansdown
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 11:125-30. 2002
    ..Silver products have two key advantages: they are broad-spectrum antibiotics and are not yet associated with drug resistance. This article, the first in a two-part series, describes the main mechanism of action of this metallic element...
  4. ncbi Metal ions affecting the skin and eyes
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Chemical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, London W6 8RP, UK
    Met Ions Life Sci 8:187-246. 2011
    ..Lead, mercury, cadmium, aluminum, and other xenobiotic metals are implicated in structural and physiological damage in the mammalian eye. Thallium shows an affinity for melanin...
  5. ncbi A guide to the properties and uses of silver dressings in wound care
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Chemical Pathology, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London
    Prof Nurse 20:41-3. 2005
    ..A variety of products is now available. The properties and uses of these dressings are discussed, followed by a review of advances over recent years..
  6. ncbi Critical observations on the neurotoxicity of silver
    A B G Lansdown
    Faculty of Medicine, Investigative Sciences, Imperial College, London United Kingdom
    Crit Rev Toxicol 37:237-50. 2007
    ..Silver is mostly excreted from the body in the urine and feces. Further research is indicated to evaluate the role of metal binding proteins including metallothioneins as cytoprotectants for neurological tissue...
  7. ncbi Bacterial resistance to silver in wound care and medical devices
    A B G Landsdown
    Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 16:15-9. 2007
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  8. ncbi How safe is silver in wound care?
    A B G Lansdown
    Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 13:131-6. 2004
    ..Use of silver in burns, chronic ulcers and diabetic ulcers can lead to circulatory absorption and deposits in wound sites, liver, kidney and other organs. Despite this, the risks of lasting tissue damage or functional disorders are low...
  9. ncbi Contreet Foam and Contreet Hydrocolloid: an insight into two new silver-containing dressings
    A B G Lansdown
    Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 12:205-10. 2003
    ..In vitro laboratory tests and preliminary clinical trials have found that two silver-containing dressings, Contreet Foam and Contreet Hydrocolloid, promote healing in infected and chronic venous leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers...
  10. ncbi A prospective analysis of the role of silicon in wound care
    A B G Lansdown
    Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 16:404-7. 2007
    ..Silicon is an important micronutrient associated with the development of bone and connective tissue. This article discusses the properties of silicon, its absorption in the human body and its current and potential use in wound management...
  11. ncbi The role of the pathologist in wound management
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London
    Br J Nurs 16:S24-33. 2007
    ..Emphasis is placed on the central role of research in furthering the study of wound healing and mechanisms of chronicity...
  12. ncbi A review of the use of silver in wound care: facts and fallacies
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Imperial College London, London, England, UK
    Br J Nurs 13:S6-19. 2004
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  13. ncbi Nutrition 1: a vital consideration in the management of skin wounds
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Chemical Pathology, Skin Research and Wound Healing, Investigative Sciences, Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Nurs 13:S22-8. 2004
    ..It is clear that much of our available knowledge is derived from experimental studies in animals. Their relevance in human wound healing may be equivocal as the human skin is unique in the animal kingdom...
  14. ncbi A reappraisal of the role of cerium in burn wound management
    A B G Lansdown
    Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 12:113-8. 2003
    ..Used in combination with silver sulphadiazine, it may improve patient survival when excision is not possible...
  15. ncbi Silver. 2: Toxicity in mammals and how its products aid wound repair
    A B G Lansdown
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Wound Care 11:173-7. 2002
    ..The second article examining the role of this metallic element in a wound environment discusses toxicity in individual cells, animals and humans and considers how different silver-based dressings assist in wound healing...
  16. ncbi Nutrition 2: a vital consideration in the management of skin wounds
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Investigative Sciences, Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, London, UK
    Br J Nurs 13:1199-210. 2004
    ..There is still an urgent need for prospective controlled studies on the importance of key nutrients at principle phases in the wound-healing cascade and how uptake and metabolism is regulated by growth factors, cytokines and hormones...
  17. ncbi Zinc in wound healing: theoretical, experimental, and clinical aspects
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Division of Investigative Sciences, Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Wound Repair Regen 15:2-16. 2007
    ..This review article suggests that topical zinc therapy is underappreciated even though clinical evidence emphasizes its importance in autodebridement, anti-infective action, and promotion of epithelialization...
  18. ncbi Calcium: a potential central regulator in wound healing in the skin
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Division of Investigative Sciences, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Wound Repair Regen 10:271-85. 2002
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  19. ncbi Bioactive dressings: old ideas, new technology
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Br J Nurs 16:S3. 2007
  20. ncbi Metallothioneins: potential therapeutic aids for wound healing in the skin
    Alan B G Lansdown
    Skin Research and Wound Healing Laboratory, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Imperial College of Medicine, London W6 8RP, United Kingdom
    Wound Repair Regen 10:130-32. 2002
    ..Recent studies suggest that metallothioneins may be an attractive target for development as vulnerary agents...