David A Waller

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Thoracoscopy in management of postpneumonic pleural infections
    David A Waller
    Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 8:323-6. 2002
  2. ncbi Right extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma via median sternotomy or thoracotomy? Short- and long-term results
    John G Edwards
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:759-64. 2007
  3. doi Open lung-sparing surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma: the benefits of a radical approach within multimodality therapy
    Apostolos Nakas
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QA, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:886-91. 2008
  4. ncbi Case-control study between extrapleural pneumonectomy and radical pleurectomy/decortication for pathological N2 malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Antonio E Martin-Ucar
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:765-70; discussion 770-1. 2007
  5. ncbi Lung cancer surgery in the breathless patient--the benefits of avoiding the gold standard
    Kelvin K W Lau
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:6-13. 2010
  6. doi Video-assisted cervical thoracoscopy: a novel approach for diagnosis, staging and pleurodesis of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Martin H Chamberlain
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:200-3. 2008
  7. pmc Tumour necrosis factor-alpha expression in tumour islets confers a survival advantage in non-small cell lung cancer
    Chandra M Ohri
    Institute for Lung Health, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:323. 2010
  8. pmc The tissue microlocalisation and cellular expression of CD163, VEGF, HLA-DR, iNOS, and MRP 8/14 is correlated to clinical outcome in NSCLC
    Chandra M Ohri
    Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e21874. 2011
  9. ncbi The role of video assisted thoracoscopic pleurectomy/decortication in the therapeutic management of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Apostolos Nakas
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:83-8. 2008
  10. doi Surgical management of pneumothorax: significance of effective admission or communication strategies between the district general hospitals and specialized unit
    Muhammad I Aslam
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:494-8. 2011

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Publications27

  1. ncbi Thoracoscopy in management of postpneumonic pleural infections
    David A Waller
    Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 8:323-6. 2002
    ..Controversy surrounds its comparative benefits over intrapleural fibrinolysis in early exudative or fibrinopurulent pleural empyema and its usefulness in the treatment of chronic pleural empyema...
  2. ncbi Right extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma via median sternotomy or thoracotomy? Short- and long-term results
    John G Edwards
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:759-64. 2007
    ..To examine the short- and long-term results of right extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) for malignant pleural mesothelioma (MM) via median sternotomy or thoracotomy...
  3. doi Open lung-sparing surgery for malignant pleural mesothelioma: the benefits of a radical approach within multimodality therapy
    Apostolos Nakas
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QA, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:886-91. 2008
    ..To identify the optimal debulking procedure in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma who are not suitable for extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP)...
  4. ncbi Case-control study between extrapleural pneumonectomy and radical pleurectomy/decortication for pathological N2 malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Antonio E Martin-Ucar
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 31:765-70; discussion 770-1. 2007
    ..To compare the outcomes of extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) and radical pleurectomy/decortication (P/D) for N2 malignant pleural mesothelioma (MM)...
  5. ncbi Lung cancer surgery in the breathless patient--the benefits of avoiding the gold standard
    Kelvin K W Lau
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:6-13. 2010
    ..We undertook a retrospective, observational study to compare the outcomes of a tailored strategy combining video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy and anatomical segmentectomy against open lobectomy in these patients...
  6. doi Video-assisted cervical thoracoscopy: a novel approach for diagnosis, staging and pleurodesis of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Martin H Chamberlain
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:200-3. 2008
    ..We present a new technique combining these objectives via a single cervical incision using the videomediastinoscope and demonstrate its clinical benefits...
  7. pmc Tumour necrosis factor-alpha expression in tumour islets confers a survival advantage in non-small cell lung cancer
    Chandra M Ohri
    Institute for Lung Health, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    BMC Cancer 10:323. 2010
    ..The role of TNFalpha in cancer is complex with both pro-tumourigenic and anti-tumourigenic roles proposed. We hypothesised that anatomical microlocalisation is critical for its function...
  8. pmc The tissue microlocalisation and cellular expression of CD163, VEGF, HLA-DR, iNOS, and MRP 8/14 is correlated to clinical outcome in NSCLC
    Chandra M Ohri
    Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e21874. 2011
    ..We have previously investigated the microlocalisation of M1 and M2 macrophages in NSCLC. This study investigated the non-macrophage (NM) expression of proteins associated with M1 and M2 macrophages in NSCLC...
  9. ncbi The role of video assisted thoracoscopic pleurectomy/decortication in the therapeutic management of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Apostolos Nakas
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 33:83-8. 2008
    ..This surgery is not suitable for many patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) for whom video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) offers a minimally invasive alternative. We aimed to assess the role of VATS decortication for MPM...
  10. doi Surgical management of pneumothorax: significance of effective admission or communication strategies between the district general hospitals and specialized unit
    Muhammad I Aslam
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:494-8. 2011
    ..78 hours; P<0.001) hours. Allowing surgical access to a traditional medical admission unit is therefore, cost-effective and significantly improves the efficiency of non-elective pneumothorax surgery...
  11. doi Video-assisted versus open pulmonary metastasectomy: the surgeon's finger or the radiologist's eye?
    Apostolos Nakas
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:469-74. 2009
    ..The use of VATS metastasectomy remains controversial because of doubt surrounding its ability to remove palpable but CT occult lesions. We aim to evaluate our policy of elective VATS and compare it with our results with open metastasectomy...
  12. doi Subcutaneous drain insertion in patients with post-operative extensive subcutaneous surgical emphysema: a single centre experience
    Anas Boulemden
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:707-10. 2013
    ..We describe the role and value of early subcutaneous drain insertion (SCD) in the management of ESE and patients' experience in this cohort study...
  13. doi Pleurectomy decortication in the treatment of the "trapped lung" in benign and malignant pleural effusions
    Sridhar Rathinam
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    Thorac Surg Clin 23:51-61, vi. 2013
    ..The surgical approaches of video-assisted thoracoscopy and thoracotomy are contrasted and the future potential for surgical trials in this condition is outlined...
  14. doi The effects of increased provision of thoracic surgical specialists on the variation in lung cancer resection rate in England
    Kelvin K W Lau
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Thorac Oncol 8:68-72. 2013
    ..There is a wide variation in the lung cancer resection rate in England. We assessed the effect of the regional provision of thoracic surgery service on the variation in lung cancer resection rate...
  15. doi Therapeutic surgery for nonepithelioid malignant pleural mesothelioma: is it really worthwhile?
    Bram Balduyck
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:907-11. 2010
    ..Debate remains about the relative prognostic importance of the histologic subtype of malignant pleural mesothelioma...
  16. doi Video-assisted mediastinoscopic drainage of a bronchogenic cyst presenting with cardiac dysfunction
    Muhammad I Aslam
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1010-2. 2009
    ..Therefore, video-assisted cervical mediastinoscopy was performed and de-roofing of the cyst achieved resolution of his cardiovascular dysfunction and symptoms...
  17. doi Latissimus dorsi myoclonus after video assisted thoracoscopic lung volume reduction
    Muhammad I Aslam
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1360-2. 2009
    ..These symptoms started to resolve spontaneously 18 months after the procedure...
  18. doi Staged bilateral lung volume reduction surgery - the benefits of a patient-led strategy
    Inger F Oey
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:846-52. 2010
    ..We hypothesised that a more conservative staged bilateral approach determined by the patient not the surgeon would reduce operative risk and prolong the overall benefit...
  19. ncbi The pattern of lymph node involvement influences outcome after extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma
    John G Edwards
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:981-7. 2006
    ..We sought to examine the distribution and prognostic implications of nodal metastasis in patients undergoing extrapleural pneumonectomy for malignant mesothelioma in a specialist center...
  20. ncbi The N2 paradox: similar outcomes of pre- and postoperatively identified single-zone N2a positive non-small-cell lung cancer
    Thomas Tsitsias
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:882-7. 2014
    ..Since the seventh TNM edition, we have intentionally resected clinical N2a disease. To validate this policy, we determined prognostic factors associated with all resected N2 disease...
  21. doi Surgical repair of post-traumatic lung hernia using a video-assisted open technique
    Mohammed W Khalil
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9QP, UK
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:506-7. 2008
    ..We repaired a case by using a combination of minithoracotomy and video-assistance through the minithoracotomy wound. The patient did well and there was minimal postoperative pain...
  22. ncbi A median sternotomy approach to right extrapleural pneumonectomy for mesothelioma
    Antonio E Martin-Ucar
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1143-5. 2005
    ..In 7 of them, the entire procedure was completed without additional thoracotomy access. There were no postoperative deaths in this group. At median follow-up of 8 months, we have not encountered tumor progression in the scars...
  23. ncbi Macrophage and mast-cell invasion of tumor cell islets confers a marked survival advantage in non-small-cell lung cancer
    Tomas J Welsh
    Department of Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation, University of Leicester Medical School, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP, United Kingdom
    J Clin Oncol 23:8959-67. 2005
    ..The role played by the innate immune system in determining survival from non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the prognostic significance of macrophage and mast-cell infiltration in NSCLC...
  24. ncbi Does a thoracic epidural confer any additional benefit following video-assisted thoracoscopic pleurectomy for primary spontaneous pneumothorax?
    Marta I Fernandez
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 27:671-4. 2005
    ..Although thoracic epidural analgesia is the gold standard after open thoracic surgical procedures, its use in the management of minimally invasive procedures in this young population has not been extensively studied...
  25. doi Video-assisted thoracoscopic implantation of the left ventricular pacing lead for cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Rajwinder S Jutley
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, UK
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:812-8. 2008
    ..To study the feasibility and efficacy of video-assisted thoracoscopic (VAT) placement of the left ventricular pacing lead for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) where the conventional transvenous coronary sinus approach has failed...
  26. ncbi The effect of extent of local resection on patterns of disease progression in malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Duncan J Stewart
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:245-52. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether or not there are differences in disease progression after radical or nonradical (debulking) surgical procedures for malignant pleural mesothelioma...
  27. ncbi A prospective analysis of the inter-relationship between lung volume reduction surgery and body mass index
    Paul Vaughan
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Glenfield Hospital, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:839-42. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess the influence of BMI on the outcome of LVRS in our own experience...