Georgios Lyratzopoulos

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Measures of promptness of cancer diagnosis in primary care: secondary analysis of national audit data on patients with 18 common and rarer cancers
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Br J Cancer 108:686-90. 2013
  2. pmc Socio-demographic inequalities in stage of cancer diagnosis: evidence from patients with female breast, lung, colon, rectal, prostate, renal, bladder, melanoma, ovarian and endometrial cancer
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Ann Oncol 24:843-50. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Variation in number of general practitioner consultations before hospital referral for cancer: findings from the 2010 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey in England
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet Oncol 13:353-65. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Updating clinical practice recommendations: is it worthwhile and when?
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence NICE
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 28:29-35. 2012
  5. pmc Variation in advanced stage at diagnosis of lung and female breast cancer in an English region 2006-2009
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Br J Cancer 106:1068-75. 2012
  6. pmc Understanding ethnic and other socio-demographic differences in patient experience of primary care: evidence from the English General Practice Patient Survey
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:21-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint How can health care organizations be reliably compared?: Lessons from a national survey of patient experience
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, CB, UK
    Med Care 49:724-33. 2011
  8. pmc Trends and variation in the management of oesophagogastric cancer patients: a population-based survey
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:231. 2009
  9. pmc Population based time trends and socioeconomic variation in use of radiotherapy and radical surgery for prostate cancer in a UK region: continuous survey
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 340:c1928. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Changes over time in socioeconomic inequalities in breast and rectal cancer survival in England and Wales during a 32-year period (1973-2004): the potential role of health care
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, UK
    Ann Oncol 22:1661-6. 2011

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  1. pmc Measures of promptness of cancer diagnosis in primary care: secondary analysis of national audit data on patients with 18 common and rarer cancers
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Br J Cancer 108:686-90. 2013
    ..Evidence is needed about the promptness of cancer diagnosis and associations between its measures...
  2. pmc Socio-demographic inequalities in stage of cancer diagnosis: evidence from patients with female breast, lung, colon, rectal, prostate, renal, bladder, melanoma, ovarian and endometrial cancer
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Ann Oncol 24:843-50. 2013
    ..Understanding socio-demographic inequalities in stage at diagnosis can inform priorities for cancer control...
  3. doi request reprint Variation in number of general practitioner consultations before hospital referral for cancer: findings from the 2010 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey in England
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet Oncol 13:353-65. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine variation in the number of pre-referral consultations with a general practitioner between patients with different cancers and sociodemographic characteristics...
  4. doi request reprint Updating clinical practice recommendations: is it worthwhile and when?
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence NICE
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 28:29-35. 2012
    ..Keeping clinical practice recommendations up-to-date with a continually evolving evidence base presents challenges. Resources required to update recommendations compete with those needed to evaluate newer treatments...
  5. pmc Variation in advanced stage at diagnosis of lung and female breast cancer in an English region 2006-2009
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Br J Cancer 106:1068-75. 2012
    ..Understanding variation in stage at diagnosis can inform interventions to improve the timeliness of diagnosis for patients with different cancers and characteristics...
  6. pmc Understanding ethnic and other socio-demographic differences in patient experience of primary care: evidence from the English General Practice Patient Survey
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:21-9. 2012
    ..This study examined whether low scores of ethnic minority and other socio-demographic groups reflect their concentration in poorly performing primary care practices, and whether any remaining differences are consistent across practices...
  7. doi request reprint How can health care organizations be reliably compared?: Lessons from a national survey of patient experience
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, CB, UK
    Med Care 49:724-33. 2011
    ..Conventional approaches using 95% confidence intervals are commonly used to determine required survey samples or to report performance but these may result in unreliable organizational comparisons...
  8. pmc Trends and variation in the management of oesophagogastric cancer patients: a population-based survey
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0SR, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:231. 2009
    ..We aimed to examine whether recent changes in the treatment of oesophagogastric cancers have been distributed equally among different patient subgroups...
  9. pmc Population based time trends and socioeconomic variation in use of radiotherapy and radical surgery for prostate cancer in a UK region: continuous survey
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 340:c1928. 2010
    ..To examine variation in the management of prostate cancer in patients with different socioeconomic status...
  10. doi request reprint Changes over time in socioeconomic inequalities in breast and rectal cancer survival in England and Wales during a 32-year period (1973-2004): the potential role of health care
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, UK
    Ann Oncol 22:1661-6. 2011
    ..Socioeconomic inequalities in cancer survival are well documented but they vary for different cancers and over time. Reasons for these differences are poorly understood...
  11. doi request reprint Trends in the surgical management of epithelial ovarian cancer in East Anglia 1995-2006
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:435-41. 2011
    ..Surveillance of trends in cancer management can help in service evaluation and quality improvement...
  12. doi request reprint Risk factor measurement quality in primary care routine data was variable but nondifferential between individuals
    G Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 OSR, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:261-267. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint Deprivation status and mid-term change in blood pressure, total cholesterol and smoking status in middle life: a cohort study
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:844-50. 2007
    ..We examined whether deprivation status influences within-individual change over time in blood pressure (BP), cholesterol and smoking status during middle life...
  14. pmc Comparative levels and time trends in blood pressure, total cholesterol, body mass index and smoking among Caucasian and South-Asian participants of a UK primary-care based cardiovascular risk factor screening programme
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Directorate of Public Health and Clinical Services, Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Strategic Health Authority, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:125. 2005
    ..We therefore studied comparative levels and time trends in blood pressure (BP), total cholesterol, body mass index (BMI) and current smoking among UK Caucasian and South-Asian individuals...
  15. pmc Relationship between clinical quality and patient experience: analysis of data from the english quality and outcomes framework and the National GP Patient Survey
    Nadia R Llanwarne
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
    Ann Fam Med 11:467-72. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine this relationship using data from 2 established measures of quality in primary care in England...
  16. pmc Should measures of patient experience in primary care be adjusted for case mix? Evidence from the English General Practice Patient Survey
    Charlotte Paddison
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:634-40. 2012
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  17. pmc Patterns of disease presentation and management in Egyptian primary care: findings from a survey of 2458 primary care patient consultations
    Ahmed Aboulghate
    Institute of Public Health, Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Robinson way Forvie site, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 14:161. 2013
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  18. pmc Do English patients want continuity of care, and do they receive it?
    Ahmed Aboulghate
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e567-75. 2012
    ..Interpersonal continuity of care is valued by patients, but there is concern that it has declined in recent years...
  19. doi request reprint Population-based trends in use of surgery for non-small cell lung cancer in a UK region, 1995-2006
    Michael McMahon
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Thorax 66:453-5. 2011
    ..To assess time trends in use of surgery in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in a UK region...
  20. pmc Reliability of patient responses in pay for performance schemes: analysis of national General Practitioner Patient Survey data in England
    Martin Roland
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR
    BMJ 339:b3851. 2009
    ..To assess the robustness of patient responses to a new national survey of patient experience as a basis for providing financial incentives to doctors...
  21. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of endoscopic screening followed by surveillance for Barrett's esophagus: a review
    Josephine M Barbiere
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Gastroenterology 137:1869-76. 2009
    ..The evidence does not adequately incorporate novel (endoscopic) treatments and the potential for (clinical, endoscopic, or biomarker-based) risk stratification of surveillance. Future research should aim to encompass both these factors...
  22. pmc Cost-effectiveness of primary offer of IVF vs. primary offer of IUI followed by IVF (for IUI failures) in couples with unexplained or mild male factor subfertility
    Nora Pashayan
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 2SR, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:80. 2006
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  23. ncbi request reprint Systematic review: the association between obesity and hepatocellular carcinoma - epidemiological evidence
    D Saunders
    University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke s Hospital, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 31:1051-63. 2010
    ..Evidence increasingly implicates obesity as an independent risk factor for different cancers. We examined such evidence for hepatocellular carcinoma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variation in promptness of presentation among 10,297 patients subsequently diagnosed with one of 18 cancers: Evidence from a National Audit of Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care
    Stuart Keeble
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 135:1220-8. 2014
    ..These findings can help to prioritise public awareness initiatives and research focusing on symptoms of cancers associated with greater risk of non-prompt presentation, such as oro-pharyngeal and oesophageal cancer. ..
  25. doi request reprint British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Barrett's oesophagus
    Rebecca C Fitzgerald
    MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Gut 63:7-42. 2014
    ..We hope that these guidelines will standardise and improve management for patients with Barrett's oesophagus and related neoplasia. ..
  26. doi request reprint Incorporating genomics into breast and prostate cancer screening: assessing the implications
    Susmita Chowdhury
    Department of Public Health Genomics, PHG Foundation, Cambridge, UK
    Genet Med 15:423-32. 2013
    ..We conclude that health professionals and stakeholders need to consider the implications of incorporating genetic information in intervention strategies for health-care planning in the future...
  27. ncbi request reprint Experiences of care among Medicare beneficiaries with ESRD: Medicare Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey results
    Charlotte A M Paddison
    Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Forvie Site, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Kidney Dis 61:440-9. 2013
    ..Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have special health needs; little is known about their care experiences...
  28. pmc Potential generation of geographical inequities by the introduction of primary percutaneous coronary intervention for the management of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Augustine Pereira
    NHS East of England, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 6:43. 2007
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  29. doi request reprint Trends in the use of radiotherapy and radical surgery for patients with bladder urothelial cell carcinoma in East Anglia, 1995-2006
    Josaphine M Barbiere
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge, UK
    BJU Int 108:1106-14. 2011
    ..To examine the use of radiotherapy and radical surgery for bladder urothelial cell carcinoma (UCC) before, during and after national initiatives for reorganization of uro-oncology services...
  30. doi request reprint Changes in travel-related carbon emissions associated with modernization of services for patients with acute myocardial infarction: a case study
    Alexis Zander
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Robinson Way, Forvie Site, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 33:272-9. 2011
    ..Little attention has been paid on the carbon footprint of different healthcare service models. We examined this question for service models for patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  31. ncbi request reprint The association between body mass index and Barrett's esophagus: a systematic review
    David Seidel
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Dis Esophagus 22:564-70. 2009
    ..Evidence from cohort studies may help shed further light on this putative association, which is of relevance to public health and cancer control...
  32. doi request reprint Recent incidence trends and sociodemographic features of oesophageal and gastric cancer types in an English region
    C Gajperia
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 30:873-80. 2009
    ..Oesophageal and gastric cancers comprise various common tumour types with possible different aetiology and historically different incidence trends...
  33. pmc Assessing the impact of heart failure specialist services on patient populations
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The University of Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    BMC Health Serv Res 4:10. 2004
    ..We examined the potential impact on readmissions and mortality of specialist heart failure services capable of delivering treatments such as b-blockers and Nurse-Led Educational Intervention (N-LEI)...
  34. pmc Mid-term Body Mass Index increase among obese and non-obese individuals in middle life and deprivation status: a cohort study
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Strategic Health Authority, Fulbourn, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:32. 2005
    ....
  35. pmc Restrictions impeding web-based courses: a survey of publishers' variation in authorising access to high quality on-line literature
    Michele Langlois
    Evidence for Population Health Unit, School of Epidemiology and Health Sciences, The Medical School, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    BMC Med Educ 4:7. 2004
    ..Publishers' responses to requests to access health literature in the context of developing an electronic Master's degree course are described...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease registers and recording of behavioural risk factors: why untapped opportunities continue
    Roger A Harrison
    Bolton Primary Care Trust, Bolton, UK
    Public Health Nutr 8:7-9. 2005
  37. pmc Smoking and blindness
    Simon P Kelly
    BMJ 328:537-8. 2004
  38. doi request reprint Registers needed for new interventional procedures
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Interventional Procedures Programme, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, London WC1V 6NA, UK
    Lancet 371:1734-6. 2008
  39. ncbi request reprint Association of study type, sample size, and follow-up length with type of recommendation produced by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Interventional Procedures Programme
    William Bruce Campbell
    Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital and National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, 71 High Holborn, London, UK
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:101-7. 2007
    ..The association between type and amount of clinical evidence and type of National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence recommendations for interventional procedures was examined...
  40. ncbi request reprint The association between the quality of epilepsy management in primary care, general practice population deprivation status and epilepsy-related emergency hospitalisations
    Celia Shohet
    East of England Strategic Health Authority, United Kingdom
    Seizure 16:351-5. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Lack of efficacy and cost-effectiveness of drug-eluting stents
    Georgios Lyratzopoulos
    Eur Heart J 27:3075-6; author reply 3076. 2006