W J Armitage

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Protocols for thawing and cryoprotectant dilution of heart valves
    W John Armitage
    Bristol Heart Valve Bank, Department of Clinical Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS1 2LX, United Kingdom
    Cryobiology 50:17-20. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Recovery of endothelial function after vitrification of cornea at -110 degrees C
    W John Armitage
    Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:2160-4. 2002
  3. pmc The first successful full-thickness corneal transplant: a commentary on Eduard Zirm's landmark paper of 1906
    W J Armitage
    Department of Clinical Science, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1222-3. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Freezing monolayers of cells without gap junctions
    W J Armitage
    Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol, Lower Maudlin Street, BS1 2LX, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cryobiology 46:194-6. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Cryopreservation for corneal storage
    W John Armitage
    Department of Clinical Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Dev Ophthalmol 43:63-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Risk of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission by ocular surgery and tissue transplantation
    W J Armitage
    Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
    Eye (Lond) 23:1926-30. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Predicting endothelial cell loss and long-term corneal graft survival
    W John Armitage
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3326-31. 2003
  8. pmc Antiviral treatment following penetrating keratoplasty for herpetic keratitis
    J F B Goodfellow
    Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Eye (Lond) 25:470-4. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Heart valve cryopreservation: protocol for addition of dimethyl sulphoxide and amelioration of putative amphotericin B toxicity
    Vassilios Birtsas
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Bristol Heart Valve Bank, University of Bristol, UK
    Cryobiology 50:139-43. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of cornea: a low cooling rate improves functional survival of endothelium after freezing and thawing
    Caroline Routledge
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
    Cryobiology 46:277-83. 2003

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Protocols for thawing and cryoprotectant dilution of heart valves
    W John Armitage
    Bristol Heart Valve Bank, Department of Clinical Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS1 2LX, United Kingdom
    Cryobiology 50:17-20. 2005
    ..To reduce the time taken for thawing and removal of cryoprotectant from heart valves...
  2. ncbi request reprint Recovery of endothelial function after vitrification of cornea at -110 degrees C
    W John Armitage
    Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:2160-4. 2002
    ..To determine whether endothelial function is retained after ice-free cryopreservation of cornea by vitrification at -110 degrees C...
  3. pmc The first successful full-thickness corneal transplant: a commentary on Eduard Zirm's landmark paper of 1906
    W J Armitage
    Department of Clinical Science, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1222-3. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Freezing monolayers of cells without gap junctions
    W J Armitage
    Division of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, University of Bristol, Lower Maudlin Street, BS1 2LX, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Cryobiology 46:194-6. 2003
    ..5 degrees C/min. This does not necessarily counter the suggestion that lack of gap junctions mitigates intracellular freezing as there is evidence that glycerol may itself promote intracellular freezing...
  5. doi request reprint Cryopreservation for corneal storage
    W John Armitage
    Department of Clinical Science, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Dev Ophthalmol 43:63-9. 2009
    ..Encouraging results have also been reported for cornea frozen using non-permeating cryoprotectants, which could lead to simpler methods of corneal cryopreservation...
  6. doi request reprint Risk of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission by ocular surgery and tissue transplantation
    W J Armitage
    Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
    Eye (Lond) 23:1926-30. 2009
    ..Use of appropriate cleaning and disinfection protocols and the ability to identify and quarantine instruments that may have been used on an infected patient are important safeguards...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predicting endothelial cell loss and long-term corneal graft survival
    W John Armitage
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3326-31. 2003
    ..To evaluate a biexponential decay model for describing the loss of corneal endothelial cells with age as well as the increased loss of cells after cataract surgery and penetrating keratoplasty...
  8. pmc Antiviral treatment following penetrating keratoplasty for herpetic keratitis
    J F B Goodfellow
    Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Eye (Lond) 25:470-4. 2011
    ..To assess the effect of antiviral treatment on corneal graft survival following penetrating keratoplasty for herpetic keratitis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Heart valve cryopreservation: protocol for addition of dimethyl sulphoxide and amelioration of putative amphotericin B toxicity
    Vassilios Birtsas
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Bristol Heart Valve Bank, University of Bristol, UK
    Cryobiology 50:139-43. 2005
    ..To investigate the need for stepwise addition of dimethyl sulphoxide to heart valves and amelioration of putative amphotericin B toxicity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of cornea: a low cooling rate improves functional survival of endothelium after freezing and thawing
    Caroline Routledge
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, UK
    Cryobiology 46:277-83. 2003
    ..To investigate the influence of low cooling rates on endothelial function and morphology of corneas frozen with propane-1,2-diol (PROH)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Integrity of epithelium and endothelium in organ-cultured human corneas
    J M Crewe
    Division of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LX, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:1757-61. 2001
    ..Apoptosis was evident in epithelium but was observed rarely in the endothelium and then only after extended periods in organ culture...
  12. doi request reprint Outcomes of same-sizing versus oversizing donor trephines in keratoconic patients undergoing first penetrating keratoplasty
    Philip D Jaycock
    Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 115:268-75. 2008
    ..To investigate whether use of same-size donor and recipient trephines reduced myopia after penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus...
  13. doi request reprint The visual and refractive outcomes of combined and sequential penetrating keratoplasty, cataract extraction, and intraocular lens insertion
    D Q Nguyen
    Department of Ophthalmology, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Eye (Lond) 23:1295-301. 2009
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  14. doi request reprint Long-term topical steroid treatment after penetrating keratoplasty in patients with pseudophakic bullous keratopathy
    Adam H Ross
    Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmology 116:2369-72. 2009
    ..To assess the use of long-term topical corticosteroid treatment in patients with pseudophakic bullous keratopathy (PBK) after penetrating keratoplasty (PK)...
  15. doi request reprint Penetrating and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for keratoconus: a comparison of graft outcomes in the United kingdom
    Mark N A Jones
    NHS Blood and Transplant, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:5625-9. 2009
    ..To compare outcomes after penetrating keratoplasty (PK) and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) for keratoconus in the United Kingdom...
  16. doi request reprint A UK scheme for reporting serious adverse events and reactions associated with ocular tissue transplantation
    Stephen Kaye
    Ocular Tissue Advisory Group Audit Subgroup, Bristol, UK
    Cell Tissue Bank 11:39-46. 2010
    ..This vigilance model has been shown to be effective and could be applied in other fields of tissue or cell transplantation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prospective, randomized clinical and endothelial evaluation of 2 storage times for cornea donor tissue in organ culture at 31 degrees C
    Gilles Thuret
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, and the Cornea Banks, Establissement Fran├žais du Sang of Saint Etienne, Saint Etienne, France
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:442-50. 2003
    ..To compare the endothelial and clinical outcome of penetrating keratoplasty with corneas stored in organ culture for up to 12 days (5-12 days; group 1) or more than 21 days (21-24 days; group 2)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Astigmatism and the impact of relaxing incisions after penetrating keratoplasty
    Margareta Claesson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Molndal, Sweden
    J Refract Surg 23:284-9. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of relaxing incisions for correcting postoperative astigmatism following penetrating keratoplasty...
  19. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of ocular tissue from a donor with sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    Andrew B Tullo
    Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:645-9. 2006
    ..We report an incident in the UK in 1997 in which both corneas and scleras from a donor, subsequently confirmed to have had sCJD, were transplanted. The final clinical outcome for two surviving recipients is still not yet known...
  20. ncbi request reprint Is directed donation misguided?
    Trevor Sherwin
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:5-8. 2004
    ..In this Clinical Conundrum, six specialists delve into the ethical and practical issues surrounding directed donation of human organs and tissues with particular reference to its implications in the field of ophthalmology...