Daniel Richard Leff

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Skeletonization of radial and gastroepiploic conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery
    Rachel M Massey
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St, Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 2:26. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Modelling dynamic fronto-parietal behaviour during minimally invasive surgery--a Markovian trip distribution approach
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Royal Society Wolfson Medical Image Computing Laboratory, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 11:595-602. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A nontransfusional perioperative management regimen for patients with sickle cell disease undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    D R Leff
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 21:1117-21. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Diffuse optical imaging of the healthy and diseased breast: a systematic review
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:9-22. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Endoscopic breast surgery: where are we now and what might the future hold for video-assisted breast surgery?
    Daniel Richard Leff
    The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 125:607-25. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional near infrared spectroscopy in novice and expert surgeons--a manifold embedding approach
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Royal Society Wolfson Medical Image Computing Laboratory, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10:270-7. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Functional prefrontal reorganization accompanies learning-associated refinements in surgery: a manifold embedding approach
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Royal Society Wolfson Medical Image Computing Laboratory and Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Comput Aided Surg 13:325-39. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of the cerebral cortex during motor task behaviours in adults: a systematic review of functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) studies
    Daniel Richard Leff
    The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Neuroimage 54:2922-36. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Single-incision transumbilical levels 1 and 2 axillary lymph node dissection using a flexible endoscope in human cadaveric models
    James Clark
    Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London, 3rd Floor Patterson Centre, South Warf Road, Paddington, London W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 27:478-86. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Spatial awareness in Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) navigation
    Vahe Karimyan
    The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, Bessemer Building, B411 Level 4, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
    Int J Surg 10:80-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc Skeletonization of radial and gastroepiploic conduits in coronary artery bypass surgery
    Rachel M Massey
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St, Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    J Cardiothorac Surg 2:26. 2007
    ..Our study suggests that there is not enough high quality or consistent evidence to currently advocate the application of this technique to radial or gastroepiploic conduits ahead of a traditional pedicled technique...
  2. ncbi request reprint Modelling dynamic fronto-parietal behaviour during minimally invasive surgery--a Markovian trip distribution approach
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Royal Society Wolfson Medical Image Computing Laboratory, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 11:595-602. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint A nontransfusional perioperative management regimen for patients with sickle cell disease undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    D R Leff
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 21:1117-21. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Diffuse optical imaging of the healthy and diseased breast: a systematic review
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 108:9-22. 2008
    ..Future research should involve large clinical trials to determine the overall sensitivity and specificity of optical imaging techniques as well as to establish patient satisfaction and economic viability...
  5. doi request reprint Endoscopic breast surgery: where are we now and what might the future hold for video-assisted breast surgery?
    Daniel Richard Leff
    The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 125:607-25. 2011
    ..However, the absence of level I randomised clinical evidence currently precludes a recommendation that endoscopic breast cancer surgery is capable of achieving equivalent oncological outcomes to open surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional near infrared spectroscopy in novice and expert surgeons--a manifold embedding approach
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Royal Society Wolfson Medical Image Computing Laboratory, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
    Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv 10:270-7. 2007
    ..After manifold embedding, Earth Mover's Distance (EMD) is used to quantify different patterns of cortical behaviour associated with surgical expertise and analyse the degree of inter-hemispheric channel pair symmetry...
  7. doi request reprint Functional prefrontal reorganization accompanies learning-associated refinements in surgery: a manifold embedding approach
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Royal Society Wolfson Medical Image Computing Laboratory and Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Comput Aided Surg 13:325-39. 2008
    ..8192, s.e = 0.3034, z = 2.66, p < 0.01] across training. The results indicate that learning-related refinements in technical performance are mediated by temporal reductions in prefrontal activation...
  8. doi request reprint Assessment of the cerebral cortex during motor task behaviours in adults: a systematic review of functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) studies
    Daniel Richard Leff
    The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Neuroimage 54:2922-36. 2011
    ..Finally, the limitations of current fNIRS technologies are examined and a series of recommendations for future studies are provided based upon the reviewed literature...
  9. doi request reprint Single-incision transumbilical levels 1 and 2 axillary lymph node dissection using a flexible endoscope in human cadaveric models
    James Clark
    Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London, 3rd Floor Patterson Centre, South Warf Road, Paddington, London W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 27:478-86. 2013
    ..A new method using the flexible endoscope to undertake axillary dissection for breast cancer treatment is explored together with an investigation into its acceptability to the general public...
  10. doi request reprint Spatial awareness in Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) navigation
    Vahe Karimyan
    The Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery, Imperial College London, Bessemer Building, B411 Level 4, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, United Kingdom
    Int J Surg 10:80-6. 2012
    ..It is hypothesised that poor spatial awareness will manifest as erratic navigational patterns and poor performance...
  11. doi request reprint "Circadian cortical compensation": a longitudinal study of brain function during technical and cognitive skills in acutely sleep-deprived surgical residents
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Royal Wolfson Image Computing Laboratory and Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, UK
    Ann Surg 252:1082-90. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that fatigue-induced performance decline in surgical residents is associated with changes in brain function as detected by functional near-infrared spectroscopy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Changes in prefrontal cortical behaviour depend upon familiarity on a bimanual co-ordination task: an fNIRS study
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Royal Wolfson Image Computing Laboratory and Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, UK
    Neuroimage 39:805-13. 2008
    ..These data suggest that prefrontal processing across five knot-tying trials is influenced by the level of experience on a task. Modifications in prefrontal activation appear to confer technical performance adaptation in novices...
  13. doi request reprint Validation of orthopaedic bench models for trauma surgery
    J J H Leong
    St Mary s Hospital, London, England
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:958-65. 2008
    ..The availability of valid objective tools of assessment of surgical skills allows further studies into improving methods of training...
  14. doi request reprint Quality control and assurance in functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) experimentation
    F Orihuela-Espina
    Division of Surgery, Oncology, Reproductive Biology and Anaesthetics SORA, Imperial College, London, UK
    Phys Med Biol 55:3701-24. 2010
    ..For each factor, a detailed description is provided and previous solutions are reviewed. Finally, a series of evidence-based recommendations are made with the aim of improving consistency and quality of fNIRS research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Recombinant activated factor VII: a solution to refractory haemorrhage in vascular surgery?
    O J Warren
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 35:145-52. 2008
    ..This article reports rFVIIa's method of action and systematically reviews rFVIIa's role in complex vascular surgery...
  16. pmc Variations in consenting practice for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    A M Chen
    Department of Gastroenterology, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 88:482-5. 2006
    ..To compare the variations in consenting practice amongst trainees and consultant surgeons for laparoscopic cholecystectomy with specific reference to the documentation of significant risks of surgery...
  17. pmc A clinical "near miss" highlights risk management issues surrounding ultrasound-guided and wire-localised breast resections
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Department of Breast Surgery, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Patient Saf Surg 6:15. 2012
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  18. ncbi request reprint Visuo-spatial ability and fMRI cortical activation in surgery residents
    Daniel Richard Leff
    Am J Surg 195:138. 2008