Najib M Rahman

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pleural effusion: a structured approach to care
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Pleural Diseases Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Br Med Bull 72:31-47. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Pleural procedures and pleuroscopy
    John M Wrightson
    Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Respirology 14:796-807. 2009
  3. pmc A multicentre non-blinded randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of regular early specialist symptom control treatment on quality of life in malignant mesothelioma (RESPECT-MESO): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Samal Gunatilake
    RESPECT Meso trial co ordinator, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, England
    Trials 15:367. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint The approach to the patient with a parapneumonic effusion
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Pleural Diseases Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Clin Chest Med 27:253-66. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Setting up a respiratory trials unit
    Najib M Rahman
    UKCRC Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Centrefor Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, OxfordRadcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Respirology 16:64-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy, safety and utilisation of respiratory physician-delivered thoracic ultrasound
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Thorax 65:449-53. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Blood culture bottle culture of pleural fluid in pleural infection
    Sarah M Menzies
    UKCRC Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Thorax 66:658-62. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Intrapleural agents for pleural infection: fibrinolytics and beyond
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals, Headington, Oxford X3 7LJ, UK
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 18:326-32. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Outcome of patients with nonspecific pleuritis/fibrosis on thoracoscopic pleural biopsies
    Helen E Davies
    Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:472-7. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Pleural interventions: management of acute and chronic pneumothorax
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Pleural Unit and Oxford University, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:427-40. 2008

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Pleural effusion: a structured approach to care
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Pleural Diseases Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Br Med Bull 72:31-47. 2004
    ..This review provides a structured approach to the investigation of the patient with a pleural effusion. This should allow an accurate diagnosis to be made with the minimum number of invasive and time-consuming investigations...
  2. doi request reprint Pleural procedures and pleuroscopy
    John M Wrightson
    Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Respirology 14:796-807. 2009
    ..This review presents a systematic evaluation of the potential complications of common pleural procedures...
  3. pmc A multicentre non-blinded randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of regular early specialist symptom control treatment on quality of life in malignant mesothelioma (RESPECT-MESO): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Samal Gunatilake
    RESPECT Meso trial co ordinator, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, England
    Trials 15:367. 2014
    ..The aim of this trial is to assess whether regular early symptom control treatment provided by palliative care specialists can improve health related quality of life in patients newly diagnosed with mesothelioma...
  4. ncbi request reprint The approach to the patient with a parapneumonic effusion
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Pleural Diseases Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Clin Chest Med 27:253-66. 2006
    ..Recent data suggest that fibrinolytics do not influence outcomes in pleural infection. The optimal type and timing of surgery remain controversial...
  5. doi request reprint Setting up a respiratory trials unit
    Najib M Rahman
    UKCRC Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Centrefor Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital Site, OxfordRadcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    Respirology 16:64-8. 2011
    ..This article will describe some of the challenges associated with clinical studies and the methods and personnel involved in a clinical trials unit...
  6. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy, safety and utilisation of respiratory physician-delivered thoracic ultrasound
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Thorax 65:449-53. 2010
    ..Continued liaison with the radiology service has here been demonstrated as a requirement for a physician-based service...
  7. doi request reprint Blood culture bottle culture of pleural fluid in pleural infection
    Sarah M Menzies
    UKCRC Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Thorax 66:658-62. 2011
    ..Standard pleural fluid culture is negative in ∼40% of cases. Culturing pleural fluid in blood culture bottles may increase microbial yield, and is cheap and easy to perform...
  8. doi request reprint Intrapleural agents for pleural infection: fibrinolytics and beyond
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals, Headington, Oxford X3 7LJ, UK
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 18:326-32. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint Outcome of patients with nonspecific pleuritis/fibrosis on thoracoscopic pleural biopsies
    Helen E Davies
    Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:472-7. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Pleural interventions: management of acute and chronic pneumothorax
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Pleural Unit and Oxford University, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 29:427-40. 2008
    ..Radiological intervention techniques are valuable in the treatment of complicated pneumothoraces and in certain clinical situations...
  11. doi request reprint Use of indwelling pleural catheters for chronic pleural infection
    Helen E Davies
    Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford and Oxford Radcliffe NHS Trust, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK
    Chest 133:546-9. 2008
    ..Long-term indwelling pleural catheters may have a role in maintaining the drainage of a chronically infected pleural space that is not readily treated in other ways...
  12. doi request reprint Clinical impact and reliability of pleural fluid mesothelin in undiagnosed pleural effusions
    Helen E Davies
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:437-44. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint The relationship between chest tube size and clinical outcome in pleural infection
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England
    Chest 137:536-43. 2010
    ..The optimal choice of chest tube size for the treatment of pleural infection is unknown, with only small cohort studies reported describing the efficacy and adverse events of different tube sizes...
  14. doi request reprint Use of lipoteichoic acid-T for pleurodesis in malignant pleural effusion: a phase I toxicity and dose-escalation study
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Pleural Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, University of Oxford and Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Lancet Oncol 9:946-52. 2008
    ..We postulated that therapeutically administered LTA-T might produce a similar effect, achieving control of malignant pleural effusion (pleurodesis)...
  15. doi request reprint Image-guided pleural biopsy
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine and University of Oxford, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital, UK
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 14:331-6. 2008
    ..Obtaining pleural tissue (by blind, image-guided or thoracoscopic pleural biopsy) is therefore a key procedure. Recent evidence provides important information on the relative value of each of these techniques...
  16. doi request reprint New therapeutic approaches to pleural infection
    John P Corcoran
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 26:196-202. 2013
    ..This review considers the areas of interest including bacteriology and antibiotic selection, intrapleural fibrinolytics and the role of surgery...
  17. doi request reprint Intrapleural use of tissue plasminogen activator and DNase in pleural infection
    Najib M Rahman
    UKCRC Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital Site, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, United Kingdom
    N Engl J Med 365:518-26. 2011
    ..Drainage of infected fluid is key to successful treatment, but intrapleural fibrinolytic therapy did not improve outcomes in an earlier, large, randomized trial...
  18. doi request reprint Ultrasound-guided pneumothorax induction prior to local anaesthetic thoracoscopy
    John P Corcoran
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK University of Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Thorax 70:906-8. 2015
    ..2%) and mesothelioma (16.4%). No adverse events were reported secondary to the procedure. These findings demonstrate the utility of this approach and should inform future practice and guidelines. ..
  19. pmc Defining the minimal important difference for the visual analogue scale assessing dyspnea in patients with malignant pleural effusions
    Eleanor K Mishra
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine and Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0123798. 2015
    ..Despite a number of RCTs in patients with malignant pleural effusions (MPEs) which use the visual analogue scale for dyspnea (VASD) as an outcome measure, the MID has not been established...
  20. doi request reprint Factors influencing the measurement of pleural fluid pH
    Eleanor K Mishra
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine and University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 15:353-7. 2009
    ..Common variations in the method used to sample pleural fluid affect the accuracy of the value obtained. This article reviews the effects of these variations...
  21. doi request reprint Advances in the management of pleural disease
    John P Corcoran
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, OX3 7LE, UK and
    Expert Rev Respir Med 7:499-513. 2013
    ..The directions that future research in this important area of respiratory medicine might take will also be discussed. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Catheter-tract metastases associated with chronic indwelling pleural catheters
    Sam M Janes
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK
    Chest 131:1232-4. 2007
    ..7% of 45 patients treated with indwelling pleural catheters for malignant pleural effusions. Both clinicians and patients should be aware of this potential complication...
  23. pmc Clinically important factors influencing the diagnostic measurement of pleural fluid pH and glucose
    Najib M Rahman
    Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine and University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:483-90. 2008
    ..Accurate pleural fluid pH and glucose measurement is a key component in the diagnosis and management of patients with pleural effusion. Standardized methods of pleural fluid collection have not been defined...
  24. doi request reprint Management of parapneumonic effusions and empyema
    Ioannis Psallidas
    University of Oxford Respiratory Trials Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 35:715-22. 2014
    ..Surgical drainage remains a vital treatment option, but ongoing research is required to define the group of patients who would benefit most and when, in the disease course, this treatment should be offered. ..