S N Rogers

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Affiliation: University Hospital Aintree
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Quality of life 5-10 years after primary surgery for oral and oro-pharyngeal cancer
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 27:187-91. 1999
  2. ncbi Importance-rating using the University of Washington quality of life questionnaire in patients treated by primary surgery for oral and oro-pharyngeal cancer
    S N Rogers
    Mossley, Cheshire, UK
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 30:125-32. 2002
  3. ncbi A comparison of the long-term morbidity following deep circumflex iliac and fibula free flaps for reconstruction following head and neck cancer
    Simon N Rogers
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:1517-25; discussion 1526-7. 2003
  4. ncbi Health-related quality of life and clinical function after primary surgery for oral cancer
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:11-8. 2002
  5. ncbi Clinical function after primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer: an 11-item examination
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:1-10. 2002
  6. ncbi The relationship between length of stay and health-related quality of life in patients treated by primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:209-15. 2001
  7. ncbi Longitudinal health-related quality of life after mandibular resection for oral cancer: a comparison between rim and segment
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazakerley, Liverpool L9 1AL England
    Head Neck 26:54-62. 2004
  8. ncbi Health-related quality of life after maxillectomy: a comparison between prosthetic obturation and free flap
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:174-81. 2003
  9. doi Prognostic importance of site in squamous cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa
    R J Shaw
    Department of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 47:356-9. 2009
  10. ncbi Trends in head and neck microvascular reconstructive surgery in Liverpool (1992-2001)
    J S Brown
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 44:364-70. 2006

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  1. ncbi Quality of life 5-10 years after primary surgery for oral and oro-pharyngeal cancer
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 27:187-91. 1999
    ..However, a larger longitudinal study is required to test this relationship more rigorously. The similarity of domain scores suggests that quality of life evaluation at one year is a useful marker of long-term outcome...
  2. ncbi Importance-rating using the University of Washington quality of life questionnaire in patients treated by primary surgery for oral and oro-pharyngeal cancer
    S N Rogers
    Mossley, Cheshire, UK
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 30:125-32. 2002
    ..Domain importance-ratings were added to the second version of the questionnaire, which was published in 1997. It is unique amongst head and neck cancer questionnaires in this respect...
  3. ncbi A comparison of the long-term morbidity following deep circumflex iliac and fibula free flaps for reconstruction following head and neck cancer
    Simon N Rogers
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:1517-25; discussion 1526-7. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi Health-related quality of life and clinical function after primary surgery for oral cancer
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:11-8. 2002
    ..The differential in respect of baseline function was present at all three time points in each patient group. This suggests that functional deficits at presentation persist following treatment...
  5. ncbi Clinical function after primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer: an 11-item examination
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:1-10. 2002
    ..A simple clinical examination provides a rapid assessment of function that can be used in conjunction with validated questionnaires to provide a more comprehensive evaluation of outcome...
  6. ncbi The relationship between length of stay and health-related quality of life in patients treated by primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:209-15. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Longitudinal health-related quality of life after mandibular resection for oral cancer: a comparison between rim and segment
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazakerley, Liverpool L9 1AL England
    Head Neck 26:54-62. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to use a validated head and neck HRQOL questionnaire to compare rim and segmental mandibular resection in patients having primary surgery for oral cancer...
  8. ncbi Health-related quality of life after maxillectomy: a comparison between prosthetic obturation and free flap
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:174-81. 2003
    ..The purpose of this cross sectional study was to evaluate the health-related quality of life of patients following maxillectomy and to compare obturation and free flap reconstruction...
  9. doi Prognostic importance of site in squamous cell carcinoma of the buccal mucosa
    R J Shaw
    Department of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 47:356-9. 2009
    ..34). We conclude that site had little influence on prognosis, and that the poor outcome of buccal cancers reported from other centres has not been replicated in our series...
  10. ncbi Trends in head and neck microvascular reconstructive surgery in Liverpool (1992-2001)
    J S Brown
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 44:364-70. 2006
    ..Improving reliability of tissue transfer remains an important aim, and further development of reliable objective methods of monitoring of flaps is required...
  11. ncbi A comparison of tongue and soft palate squamous cell carcinoma treated by primary surgery in terms of survival and quality of life outcomes
    J S Brown
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:208-14. 2006
    ..This finding extends the role of functional surgery in the oropharynx for which primary radiotherapy is often preferred to preserve function...
  12. doi Salvage outcomes of free tissue transfer in Liverpool: trends over 18 years (1992-2009)
    M W Ho
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:13-8. 2012
    ..Overall survival (1992-2009) for composite free flaps (93%) was lower than for fasciocutaneous or perforator free flaps (96%). Between 2005 and 2009 our overall free flap survival rate was 98%...
  13. doi Development of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health as a brief head and neck cancer patient questionnaire
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, NHS Foundation Trust Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:975-82. 2010
    ..Further validation is required but BCSQ-H&N shows promise as an outcome measure for global use...
  14. ncbi The further development and validation of the Liverpool Oral Rehabilitation Questionnaire: a cross-sectional survey of patients attending for oral rehabilitation and general dental practice
    A Pace-Balzan
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:72-8. 2006
    ....
  15. doi Use of the Patient Concerns Inventory to identify speech and swallowing concerns following treatment for oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    N Ghazali
    Merseyside Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 126:800-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess its value in screening for self-perceived swallowing and speech concerns, and in facilitating multidisciplinary supportive care...
  16. doi Assessment of problems with appearance, following surgery for oral and oro-pharyngeal cancer using the University of Washington appearance domain and the Derriford appearance scale
    C Katre
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Oral Oncol 44:927-34. 2008
    ..In conclusion the UWQOL appearance domain appears to be a suitable means of screening for appearance issues in this cohort and could act as a trigger for further assessment and treatment...
  17. doi Uncovering patients' concerns in routine head and neck oncology follow up clinics: an exploratory study
    N Ghazali
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 1AE, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 51:294-300. 2013
    ..This approach gave an insight into the way the PCI mediates consultations, and how patients do not always understand the support that specific professionals can provide. Overall, patients were satisfied with the consultations...
  18. ncbi A comparison of aesthetic, functional and patient subjective outcomes following lip-split mandibulotomy and mandibular lingual releasing access procedures
    J C Devine
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 30:199-204. 2001
    ..Previous concerns about a possible detrimental effect on appearance following lip-split, were not borne out in this study...
  19. ncbi An evaluation of the University of Washington Quality of Life swallowing domain following oropharyngeal cancer
    L Thomas
    Mersey Deanery, Liverpool, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 265:S29-37. 2008
    ..45 for FEES. Patients scoring 70 or better in the UW-QOL were notably better in MDADI and the SWALQOL hence a cut off of below 70 could be regarded as a quick screening tool for swallowing dysfunction...
  20. ncbi Psychologic response of the edentulous patient after primary surgery for oral cancer: A cross-sectional study
    S N Rogers
    Walton Hospital, Aintree Trust, and Liverpool University, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Prosthet Dent 82:317-21. 1999
    ..The problem is potentially more severe for edentulous patients after primary surgery for oral cancer, where treatment can include composite resection and reconstruction, followed by adjuvant radiotherapy...
  21. ncbi A comparison of outcomes for patients with oral squamous cell carcinoma at intermediate risk of recurrence treated by surgery alone or with post-operative radiotherapy
    J S Brown
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, United Kingdom
    Oral Oncol 43:764-73. 2007
    ..A randomised trial comparing a watch and wait policy to postoperative radiotherapy in patients with an intermediate risk of recurrence is required to confirm the trend indicated in this retrospective data...
  22. doi Outcomes of oral squamous cell carcinoma arising from oral epithelial dysplasia: rationale for monitoring premalignant oral lesions in a multidisciplinary clinic
    M W Ho
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool, UK Electronic address
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 51:594-9. 2013
    ..The high incidence of second primary oral SCC in high-risk patients with oral epithelial dysplasia further supports intensive targeted surveillance in this group. ..
  23. ncbi Factors associated with restricted mouth opening and its relationship to health-related quality of life in patients attending a Maxillofacial Oncology clinic
    B Scott
    Physiotherapy Department, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Oral Oncol 44:430-8. 2008
    ..This study supports a 35 mm cut-off for trismus. There is merit including the two elements together (opening in mm and the single item question on mouth opening since treatment) as outcome parameters...
  24. ncbi Timing and presentation of recurrent oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma and awareness in the outpatient clinic
    D Kissun
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazakerley, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 44:371-6. 2006
    ..This study has emphasised the need for close clinical follow-up of patients previously treated for oral/oropharyngeal SCC if recurrent tumours are to be discovered and treated at the earliest opportunity...
  25. ncbi The correlation between indices of deprivation and health-related quality of life in patients with oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    E Woolley
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool L9 1AL, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 44:177-86. 2006
    ..Comparison was made with the University of Washington-Quality of Life (UW-QoL) scores before and after treatment (6, 12, and 24 months)...
  26. ncbi Death certification in patients whose primary treatment for oral and oropharyngeal carcinoma was operation: 1992-1997
    C Leitner
    University of Liverpool School of Dentistry, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:204-9. 2001
    ..This study shows that it is useful to link with the ONS to obtain accurate data on date and place of death. The death certificate also gives a useful indication of the cause of death and this seems unrelated to preoperative comorbidity...
  27. doi A double blind randomised trial of IIb or not IIb neck dissections on electromyography, clinical examination, and questionnaire-based outcomes: a feasibility study
    S Parikh
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool, L9 7LN, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:394-403. 2012
    ..This feasibility study has shown that a randomised controlled trial (RCT) is achievable. The combination of EMG or NCS with questionnaire data preoperatively and to 6 weeks would suffice and would simplify a new study design...
  28. doi Head and neck cancer patients' perspective of carer burden
    E Precious
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Liverpool, Duncan Building, Daulby Street, Liverpool, L69 3GA, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:202-7. 2012
    ..The study emphasises the necessity to take account of the needs of carers. More research is required on the patient-carer relationship and how best to support it...
  29. pmc The influence of allogenic blood transfusion in patients having free-flap primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    T Szakmany
    Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool L9 1AL, UK
    Br J Cancer 94:647-53. 2006
    ..Therefore, every effort should be made to limit the amount of blood transfused to the minimum requirement...
  30. doi Longitudinal evaluation of restricted mouth opening (trismus) in patients following primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    B Scott
    Physiotherapy Department, Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 49:106-11. 2011
    ..Interventions such as spatulas or a passive jaw mobiliser should be targeted at patients at high risk early in the postoperative phase. The efficacy of such interventions needs further research...
  31. ncbi Predictors of speech and swallowing function following primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    A C Zuydam
    Speech and Language Therapy Department, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:428-37. 2005
    ....
  32. ncbi Survey of oral rehabilitation in a consecutive series of 130 patients treated by primary resection for oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool L9 1AL, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 43:23-30. 2005
    ..Patients with larger tumours (P=0.06) and patients who were edentulous with dentures in the maxilla (P=0.07) were most likely to be seen for oral rehabilitation...
  33. ncbi The prognostic implications of the surgical margin in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    D N Sutton
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:30-4. 2003
    ..These results imply that close surgical margins in OSCC could be regarded as an indictor of aggressive disease...
  34. doi Adjuvant radiotherapy and health-related quality of life of patients at intermediate risk of recurrence following primary surgery for oral squamous cell carcinoma
    F Bekiroglu
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool L9 7LN, UK
    Oral Oncol 47:967-73. 2011
    ..Where adjuvant radiotherapy is necessary, it is appropriate to minimise adverse effects through measures such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy...
  35. doi The patients' account of outcome following primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer using a 'quality of life' questionnaire
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, and Faculty of Health, Edge Hill University, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:182-8. 2008
    ..Information presented in this format is potentially extremely useful when counselling patients and their families regarding the likely outcomes of treatment...
  36. ncbi An assessment of deprivation as a factor in the delays in presentation, diagnosis and treatment in patients with oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazakerley, Liverpool, UK
    Oral Oncol 43:648-55. 2007
    ..Deprivation did not seem to significantly lengthen presentation or referral however it may be that it is associated with more rapidly growing tumours...
  37. doi The clinical determinants of malignant transformation in oral epithelial dysplasia
    M W Ho
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Oral Oncol 48:969-76. 2012
    ..We aim to report the clinical determinants of malignant progression in a series of patients with histopathologically graded oral epithelial dysplasia (OED)...
  38. doi The development of a Patients Concerns Inventory (PCI) to help reveal patients concerns in the head and neck clinic
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Oral Oncol 45:555-61. 2009
    ..The Patients Concerns Inventory (PCI) helps focus the consultation onto patient needs and promotes multidisciplinary care. Following this very successful pilot the PCI is being rolled out to other consultants in the H & N clinic...
  39. ncbi Patients' perceived health status following primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:913-9. 2006
    ..There were strong correlations between appropriate domains of the EQ-5D and UW-QOLv4 and between UW-QOL global measures and EQ-5D VAS...
  40. ncbi Vascularized iliac crest with internal oblique muscle for immediate reconstruction after maxillectomy
    J S Brown
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:183-90. 2002
    ..This flap provides a base to enable full dental and facial prosthetic rehabilitation with either implant-retained or conventional prostheses...
  41. ncbi Health-related quality of life measured by the UW-QoL--reference values from a general dental practice
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazarkerley, Liverpool L9 1AL, UK
    Oral Oncol 42:281-7. 2006
    ..Reference data from a non-cancer population is very important when considering UW-QoL domains as an outcome parameter in clinical trials and also when discussing health-related quality of life outcomes with patients and their families...
  42. ncbi Factors that influence the outcome of salvage in free tissue transfer
    J S Brown
    Regional Centre for Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 41:16-20. 2003
    ..The success of salvage techniques for free tissue transfer is well documented. The aim of this study was to identify factors that influenced the results of salvage operations in a group of patients who required early exploration...
  43. ncbi A structured review and theme analysis of papers published on 'quality of life' in head and neck cancer: 2000-2005
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Oral Oncol 43:843-68. 2007
    ..Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2004;86:6-10.]. Although many facets of HRQOL following head and neck cancer have been explored over the last five years the paper identifies issues where research is still lacking...
  44. doi Issues of intimacy and sexual dysfunction following major head and neck cancer treatment
    C Low
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7LN, UK
    Oral Oncol 45:898-903. 2009
    ..There is a need to explore these issues more extensively with further research...
  45. doi A survey of consultant members of the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons regarding bisphosphonate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaws
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 47:598-601. 2009
    ..A national project for the registration of new patients will provide a stronger evidence base with respect to incidence, risk factors, and management of BONJ...
  46. ncbi The addition of mood and anxiety domains to the University of Washington quality of life scale
    Simon N Rogers
    Consultant and Honorary Reader, Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazakerley, Liverpool L9 1AL United Kingdom
    Head Neck 24:521-9. 2002
    ..However, it has lacked any psychological dimension of quality of life. The aim of this study was to report the inclusion of two psychological domains (mood, anxiety) to the most recent refinement of the questionnaire (version 3)...
  47. pmc A national survey of health-related quality of life questionnaires in head and neck oncology
    A N Kanatas
    Examinations Department, Liverpool University Dental Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 86:6-10. 2004
    ..Also, to gain an impression of the perceived difficulties and advantages of their use...
  48. doi An oral cancer awareness intervention in community pharmacy
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool L9 7LN, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 48:498-502. 2010
    ..The intervention was well received, and changes in knowledge and practice were evident, but the study showed that there is potential for much greater awareness of oral cancer amongst pharmacists and their staff...
  49. ncbi Comparison of miniplates and reconstruction plates in mandibular reconstruction
    Richard J Shaw
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Aintree, Liverpool, UK, L9 7AL
    Head Neck 26:456-63. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to compare complication rates of miniplates versus reconstruction plates in the fixation of vascularized grafts into segmental mandibular defects...
  50. doi Which patients are most at risk of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus: a review of admissions to a regional maxillofacial ward between 2001 and 2005
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 46:439-44. 2008
    ..Careful adherence to infection prevention and control precautions is essential and practical methods to reduce MRSA need further evaluation...
  51. ncbi Comparison of the domains of anxiety and mood of the University of Washington Head and Neck Cancer Questionnaire (UW-QOL V4) with the CES-D and HADS
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazakerley, Liverpool L9 1AL UK
    Head Neck 28:697-704. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the responses to these single items with the Centre for Epidemiology Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) and the Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale (HADS)...
  52. ncbi An evaluation of the shoulder domain of the University of Washington quality of life scale
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Fazakerley, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:5-10. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the shoulder domain in the University of Washington quality of life (UW-QoL) scale with two shoulder-specific questionnaires...
  53. doi Patients' perception of the financial impact of head and neck cancer and the relationship to health related quality of life
    S N Rogers
    Evidence based Practice Research Centre, Faculty of Health, Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk L39 4QP, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:410-6. 2012
    ..Multidisciplinary teams can do much more to address the cost of having treatment by recognising need earlier, and giving advice and access to appropriate benefits...
  54. ncbi The influence of hyperbaric oxygen on the outcome of patients treated for osteoradionecrosis: 8 year study
    J D'Souza
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, L97AL, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:783-7. 2007
    ..HBOT is demanding for patients and has cost implications for the NHS; hence further clinical outcome data are urgently required with regard to its role in the management of ORN...
  55. doi The physical function and social-emotional function subscales of the University of Washington Quality of Life Questionnaire
    Simon N Rogers
    University Hospital Aintree, Edge Hill University, Liverpool, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:352-7. 2010
    ....
  56. ncbi A questionnaire survey of current UK practice for adjuvant radiotherapy following surgery for oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
    Tim K Blackburn
    Merseyside Head and Neck Cancer Centre, Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L9 7AL, United Kingdom
    Oral Oncol 43:143-9. 2007
    ..There is a need for research regarding adjuvant radiotherapy for O&OSCC patients at intermediate risk of relapse following primary surgery...
  57. ncbi The influence of the pattern of mandibular invasion on recurrence and survival in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Richard J Shaw
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Aintree, Liverpool L9 7AL, United Kingdom
    Head Neck 26:861-9. 2004
    ..Many authors have questioned increasing the classification of small tumors to T4 on the basis of mandibular invasion alone. There are little data on the influence of the pattern of invasion on prognosis...
  58. doi Patients' perspective of financial benefits following head and neck cancer in Merseyside and Cheshire
    S N Rogers
    Evidence based Practice Research Centre, Faculty of Health, Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk L39 4QP, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:404-9. 2012
    ..Patients and carers need better access to financial advice. We suggest that each multidisciplinary team should have a designated benefits or financial advisor who is readily available to patients in the clinic and on the ward...
  59. doi Skull base osteomyelitis after maxillectomy: a rare complication
    A J Barber
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 47:310-2. 2009
    ..This is an extremely rare complication, and we know of no previously reported cases that developed after maxillectomy. We summarise the presentation, differential diagnosis and management...
  60. ncbi Quality of life following neck dissections
    Simon N Rogers
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:231-6. 2004
  61. doi Extracapsular spread in oral squamous cell carcinoma
    Richard J Shaw
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Head Neck 32:714-22. 2010
    ..Extracapsular spread (ECS) in the cervical lymph nodes represents the most significant adverse prognostic indicator in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)...
  62. ncbi Patients experience with long-term percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding following primary surgery for oral and oropharyngeal cancer
    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L9 7AL, United Kingdom
    Oral Oncol 43:499-507. 2007
    ..More can be done to counsel and support patients with long-term PEG placement...
  63. ncbi The impact of neck dissection on health-related quality of life
    Sean Laverick
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, England
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:149-54. 2004
    ..To compare health-related quality of life in patients having no neck dissection and those having a selective dissection, with particular reference to shoulder dysfunction...
  64. ncbi APACHE II scoring for the prediction of immediate surgical complications in head and neck cancer patients
    Chris A Grant
    Critical Care Department, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1751-8. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the value of the Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE II) score in predicting early postoperative surgical complications...
  65. ncbi A survey of consultants and specialists in restorative dentistry on their use of health-related quality of life questionnaires
    Adrian Pace-Balzan
    University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 15:122-6. 2007
    ....
  66. ncbi Survey of the use of hyperbaric oxygen by maxillofacial oncologists in the UK
    A N Kanatas
    University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 43:219-25. 2005
    ..Most consultants were unaware of the method of delivery of HBO. This survey suggests that most surgeons consider HBO to be part of the management of osteoradionecrosis, but their knowledge about delivery is weak and protocols vary...
  67. ncbi Oral rehabilitation after treatment for head and neck malignancy
    Richard J Shaw
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Aintree, Liverpool, United Kingdom, L9 7AL
    Head Neck 27:459-70. 2005
    ..We aim to present outcomes and complications of such treatment over a 14-year period in a single unit...
  68. doi A qualitative evaluation of patient experiences when diagnosed with oral cancer recurrence
    Mark J Griffiths
    North Cheshire Chronic Pain Rehabilitation Service, Halton and St Helens PCT, Health Care Resource Centre, Cheshire, United Kingdom
    Cancer Nurs 31:E11-7. 2008
    ..Extreme sensitivity is required by all the individuals involved in providing healthcare at this acute time of patient and career distress...
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    Martin Druce Batstone
    Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7AL, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 266:121-4. 2009
    ..This difference in neck healing, combined with the lack of evidence for a contribution to flap loss, suggests active drains should be used following neck dissection in both free flap and non-free flap cases...
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    Simon N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Prim Dent Care 15:25-30. 2008
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    Richard J Shaw
    Molecular Genetics and Oncology Group, School of Dental Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GN, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:617-22. 2007
    ..PMA upgraded 13 of the 20 surgical margins, 6 of which subsequently had a recurrent tumour. Not all of these recurrences were predicted and the effects of adjuvant treatment make firm conclusions difficult...
  72. doi The further development and validation of the Liverpool Oral Rehabilitation Questionnaire (LORQ) version 3: a cross-sectional survey of patients referred to a dental hospital for removable prostheses replacement
    Adrian Pace-Balzan
    Restorative Dentistry, Edinburgh Dental Institute, Edinburgh, UK
    J Prosthet Dent 99:233-42. 2008
    ..The small number of patients wearing prostheses in previous studies limited the validation of the denture/denture satisfaction part of the questionnaire...
  73. doi Patient preference in placement of the donor-site scar in head and neck cancer reconstruction
    James S Brown
    University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool England
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:20e-22e. 2008
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    Arun Chandu
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:495-502. 2006
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has now become an important outcome measure in the assessment of patients treated for oral cancer. We summarize the influence of various factors in the treatment of oral cancer on HRQOL after surgery...
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    Alfio Ferlito
    Acta Otolaryngol 123:5-7. 2003
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    E Anne Field
    Sjögren s Syndrome Research Group, Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK
    J Oral Pathol Med 32:154-62. 2003
    ..A validated measure to assess sicca-related symptoms in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (1 degrees SS) is required for clinical studies...
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    Alfio Ferlito
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Udine, Policlinico Universitario, Piazzale S Maria della Misericordia, I 33100, Udine, Italy
    Oral Oncol 39:429-35. 2003