Stewart R Walsh

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The fourteen-day rule and colorectal cancer
    Stewart Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 84:386-8. 2002
  2. ncbi Cardioprotection by remote ischaemic preconditioning
    S R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Research Unit, Box 201, Level 7, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Br J Anaesth 99:611-6. 2007
  3. ncbi Doppler-guided intra-operative fluid management during major abdominal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis
    S R Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 62:466-70. 2008
  4. ncbi Perioperative fluid management: prospective audit
    S R Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 62:492-7. 2008
  5. doi Suprarenal endograft fixation and medium-term renal function: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 47:1364-1370. 2008
  6. doi Perioperative fluid restriction reduces complications after major gastrointestinal surgery
    Stewart R Walsh
    Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Surgery 143:466-8. 2008
  7. doi Ionizing radiation in endovascular interventions
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 15:680-7. 2008
  8. ncbi Preoperative glomerular filtration rate and outcome following open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:225-9. 2007
  9. doi Ischaemic preconditioning during cardiac surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of perioperative outcomes in randomised clinical trials
    Stewart R Walsh
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:985-94. 2008
  10. doi Remote ischemic preconditioning for cerebral and cardiac protection during carotid endarterectomy: results from a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:434-9. 2010

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  1. pmc The fourteen-day rule and colorectal cancer
    Stewart Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 84:386-8. 2002
    ..To examine the effect of the fourteen-day rule on the colorectal service of a district general hospital...
  2. ncbi Cardioprotection by remote ischaemic preconditioning
    S R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Research Unit, Box 201, Level 7, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Br J Anaesth 99:611-6. 2007
    ..However, large-scale clinical trials to assess the effect of RIPC on mortality and morbidity are required before RIPC can be recommended for routine clinical use...
  3. ncbi Doppler-guided intra-operative fluid management during major abdominal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis
    S R Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 62:466-70. 2008
    ..Recently, a number of trials have suggested that intra-operative therapy guided by oesophageal Doppler acquired haemodynamic variables may improve postoperative outcome...
  4. ncbi Perioperative fluid management: prospective audit
    S R Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust, Suffolk, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 62:492-7. 2008
    ..We conducted a prospective audit of postoperative fluid management and fluid-related complications in a consecutive cohort of patients undergoing midline laparotomy...
  5. doi Suprarenal endograft fixation and medium-term renal function: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 47:1364-1370. 2008
    ..A recent meta-analysis demonstrated that renal infarction is more common with suprarenal fixation, but the effect on renal function remains unclear...
  6. doi Perioperative fluid restriction reduces complications after major gastrointestinal surgery
    Stewart R Walsh
    Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Surgery 143:466-8. 2008
    ....
  7. doi Ionizing radiation in endovascular interventions
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 15:680-7. 2008
    ..Ionizing radiation may cause skin injury, as well as increase the long-term risk of malignancy. Endovascular surgeons need to be aware of radiation hazards and take all reasonable steps to minimize the risks to both patients and staff...
  8. ncbi Preoperative glomerular filtration rate and outcome following open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 41:225-9. 2007
    ..It should replace serum creatinine as the standard index of renal function before open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair...
  9. doi Ischaemic preconditioning during cardiac surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis of perioperative outcomes in randomised clinical trials
    Stewart R Walsh
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:985-94. 2008
    ..IP may provide additional myocardial protection over cardioplegia alone, but a large-scale clinical trial may be required to determine the role of IP with any certainty...
  10. doi Remote ischemic preconditioning for cerebral and cardiac protection during carotid endarterectomy: results from a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:434-9. 2010
    ..97). There were no adverse events related to the preconditioning protocol. Remote ischemic preconditioning appears safe in patients with CEA. Large-scale trials are required to determine whether RIPC confers clinical benefits...
  11. pmc Intravenous fluid-associated morbidity in postoperative patients
    S R Walsh
    Colorectal Unit, Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:126-30. 2005
    ..There is marked variation in postoperative fluid prescribing which may contribute to postoperative morbidity. However, there are few data regarding the overall incidence of fluid associated morbidity in postoperative patients...
  12. ncbi Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a prognostic factor in colorectal cancer
    S R Walsh
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust, UK
    J Surg Oncol 91:181-4. 2005
    ..Simple methods to identify colorectal cancer patients at risk of recurrence are needed. This study aimed to determine if neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) predicts survival in colorectal cancer patients...
  13. doi Remote ischemic preconditioning for renal protection during elective open infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm repair: randomized controlled trial
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 44:334-40. 2010
    ..This trial could not confirm that remote IP reduces renal injury following elective open aneurysm surgery...
  14. doi Remote ischemic preconditioning will reduce graft-related events after surgical infrainguinal revascularization: evidence-based surgery hypothesis
    Stewart R Walsh
    Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Surgery 148:1020-1. 2010
    ..So, remote ischemic preconditioning will decrease graft-related complications after surgical infrainguinal revascularization...
  15. doi Anaesthetic specialisation leads to improved early- and medium-term survival following major vascular surgery
    S R Walsh
    Norfolk and Norwich Vascular Unit, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, United Kingdom
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 39:719-25. 2010
    ..Vascular surgical specialisation is associated with improved outcomes. We aimed to assess the effect of anaesthetic specialisation on outcome following major vascular surgery...
  16. doi Remote ischemic preconditioning for renal and cardiac protection during endovascular aneurysm repair: a randomized controlled trial
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 16:680-9. 2009
    ..To report a randomized clinical trial designed to determine if remote ischemic preconditioning (IP) has the ability to reduce renal and cardiac damage following endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR)...
  17. doi The ATHEROMA (Atorvastatin Therapy: Effects on Reduction of Macrophage Activity) Study. Evaluation using ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in carotid disease
    Tjun Y Tang
    University Department of Radiology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:2039-50. 2009
    ..The hypothesis was that treatment with 80 mg atorvastatin would demonstrate quantifiable changes in USPIO-enhanced MRI-defined inflammation within the first 3 months of therapy...
  18. doi Treating the thoracic aorta in Marfan syndrome: surgery or TEVAR?
    David G Cooper
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 16:60-70. 2009
    ..Reoperation is, however, common in MFS, and minimally invasive techniques may provide a bridging role or alternative solution when revisiting the hostile surgical field...
  19. doi Efficacy of VBHOM to predict outcome following major lower limb amputation
    Andrew J Patterson
    MRIS Unit and University Department of Radiology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 46:369-73. 2012
    ..This study tests an existing Vascular Biochemistry and Haematology Outcome Model (VBHOM) on independent data and presents further refinements to the model...
  20. doi Endovascular stenting versus open surgery for thoracic aortic disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of perioperative results
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 47:1094-1098. 2008
    ..A number of comparative series have been published but, to date, there has been no meta-analysis comparing outcomes following stenting as opposed to open surgery...
  21. doi The future of EVAR in the management of ruptured AAAs
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 16:I127-33. 2009
    ..In the next few years, a number of large randomized clinical trials will clarify its role. Issues regarding anatomical suitability, techniques, perioperative care, and service provision need to be addressed in order to optimize outcomes...
  22. doi Cost-effectiveness analysis of endovascular versus open surgical repair of acute abdominal aortic aneurysms based on worldwide experience
    Paul D Hayes
    1 Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 17:174-82. 2010
    ..To present an economic evaluation of endovascular versus open surgical repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA)...
  23. doi Atrial fibrillation following elective open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Ayesha Noorani
    Cambridge Vascular Research Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Vascular Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Int J Surg 7:24-7. 2009
    ..We conducted a retrospective study to determine the incidence and clinical associations of atrial fibrillation following open elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair as well as its effect on prognosis...
  24. doi Comparison of aortomonoiliac endovascular aneurysm repair versus a bifurcated stent-graft: analysis of perioperative morbidity and mortality
    Ayesha Noorani
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 16:295-301. 2009
    ..To compare the perioperative morbidity and mortality following endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) with a bifurcated stent-graft versus an aortomonoiliac stent-graft combined with a femorofemoral crossover graft...
  25. ncbi Impact of the type of anesthesia on outcome after elective endovascular aortic aneurysm repair: literature review
    Umar Sadat
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, and University Department of Radiology, Cambridge, UK
    Vascular 16:340-5. 2008
    ..This review suggests that locoregional anesthesia can improve postoperative outcomes following EVAR by reducing hospital stay, ICU stay, mortality, and morbidity, although other factors may also have some influence...
  26. doi Remote ischemic preconditioning in major vascular surgery
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 49:240-3. 2009
    ..Remote ischemic preconditioning is easily performed and likely to prove highly cost-effective. large-scale trials of the technique are warranted in patients undergoing major vascular surgery...
  27. ncbi Estimation of physiologic ability and surgical stress (E-PASS) as a predictor of immediate outcome after elective abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    Tjun Tang
    Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Surg 194:176-82. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess its value in predicting mortality and morbidity after open elective abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  28. doi Hybrid endovascular repair of an aneurysmal chronic type B dissection in a patient with Marfan syndrome with an aberrant right subclavian artery
    David G Cooper
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:271-6. 2009
    ..By adapting hybrid open and endovascular techniques, complex thoracic aneurysms may be successfully treated in the short term in the presence of an underlying arteriopathy...
  29. doi Iron oxide particles for atheroma imaging
    Tjun Y Tang
    University Department of Radiology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:1001-8. 2009
    ....
  30. doi Does oral N-acetylcysteine reduce contrast-induced renal injury in patients with peripheral arterial disease undergoing peripheral angiography? A randomized-controlled study
    Umar Sadat
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Angiology 62:225-30. 2011
    ..33). Equivocal changes in RBP and ACR levels by both treatments seem to indicate that either is equally effective in affording renal protection...
  31. doi Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio predicts medium-term survival following elective major vascular surgery: a cross-sectional study
    Hina Bhutta
    Norfolk and Norwich Vascular Unit, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 45:227-31. 2011
    ..Neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a simple index of systemic inflammatory burden which correlates with survival following percutaneous coronary intervention...
  32. doi Early laparoscopy versus active observation in acute abdominal pain: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Adam Q Maggio
    Department of General Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Surg 6:400-3. 2008
    ..Traditionally, such patients were managed by active observation and repeated clinical assessment over a period of time. More recently, the use of early laparoscopy has been advocated...
  33. doi Great saphenous vein harvesting: a systematic review and meta-analysis of open versus endoscopic techniques
    Rosemary Anne Cadwallader
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 43:561-6. 2009
    ..We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare morbidity associated with these 2 techniques...
  34. doi Efficacy of closed suction drainage in lower limb arterial surgery: a meta-analysis of published clinical trials
    Alan Karthikesalingam
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hills Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 42:243-8. 2008
    ..Accordingly, a systematic review and meta-analysis of the current evidence base for closed suction drainage following surgical lower limb revascularization was undertaken...
  35. doi Endovascular vs open repair of acute abdominal aortic aneurysms--a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Umar Sadat
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 48:227-36. 2008
    ..To compare the results of emergency open repair of acute (ruptured or symptomatic intact) abdominal aortic aneurysms with that of endovascular repair...
  36. ncbi Post-operative neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio predicts complications following colorectal surgery
    Emily J Cook
    Department of General Surgery, West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK
    Int J Surg 5:27-30. 2007
    ..We hypothesised that the NLR on the first day after an elective colorectal resection would identify patients at increased risk of subsequent complications...
  37. ncbi Assessment of a multifactorial risk index for predicting postoperative pneumonia after open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Sheraz R Markar
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Vascular 17:36-9. 2009
    ..Although the PPRI is of some value in identifying high-risk patients undergoing AAA repair, weight loss alone may be predictive, allowing targeted preventive measures in aneurysm patients at increased risk...
  38. doi Ovarian vein syndrome: a review
    Hina Y Bhutta
    Department of Surgery, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust, Norwich, UK
    Int J Surg 7:516-20. 2009
    ..This review discusses the literature to date on this poorly recognised cause of ureteric obstruction and pelvic pain, including developments in the diagnosis and management of this eminently treatable condition...
  39. pmc Continuous wound infusion of local anaesthetic agents following colorectal surgery: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alan Karthikesalingam
    Department of General Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge CB22QQ, United Kingdom
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5301-5. 2008
    ..To provide a specific review and meta-analysis of the available evidence for continuous wound infusion of local anaesthetic agents following midline laparotomy for major colorectal surgery...
  40. doi Partially or completely absorbable versus nonabsorbable mesh repair for inguinal hernia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sheraz R Markar
    Department of General Surgery, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:213-9. 2010
    ..The long-term complications after implantation of a prosthetic mesh in inguinal hernia repair remain a concern. Recent development of new mesh materials has resulted in meshes with lower weight (LW) and with better biocompatibility...
  41. pmc Role of carotid duplex imaging in carotid screening programmes - an overview
    Muhammad A Saleem
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 6:34. 2008
    ..Each year more than 110,000 people in England suffer from a stroke which costs the National Health Service (NHS) over GBP2.8 billion. Thus, it is imperative that patients at risk be screened for underlying carotid artery atherosclerosis...
  42. doi Total abdominal hysterectomy versus total laparoscopic hysterectomy for benign disease: a meta-analysis
    Colin A Walsh
    Department of Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 144:3-7. 2009
    ..However, larger studies are needed to assess the impact on major intra-operative complications and long-term clinical outcomes, particularly pelvic organ prolapse...
  43. ncbi Contrast-induced nephropathy
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Research Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 14:92-100. 2007
    ..Forced diuresis is harmful, and there is insufficient evidence to support routine use of hemodialysis or hemofiltration. Well conducted studies of other potential prophylactic techniques are needed in vascular populations...
  44. doi Neurological complications after left subclavian artery coverage during thoracic endovascular aortic repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    David G Cooper
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 49:1594-601. 2009
    ..We assessed this increased risk and the role of revascularization by undertaking a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature...
  45. doi Renal consequences of endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Research Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation, Hills Road, Cambridge, UK
    J Endovasc Ther 15:73-82. 2008
    ..The etiology of the renal injury during and after EVAR needs further evaluation, and techniques aimed at renal preservation should be pursued...
  46. ncbi Serum calcium slope predicts hypocalcaemia following thyroid surgery
    Stewart R Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2QZ, UK
    Int J Surg 5:41-4. 2007
    ..Our practice is to measure serum corrected calcium pre-operatively, 6 h post-operatively and 24 h post-operatively. Patients are discharged if they have a normal serum calcium value at 24 h...
  47. doi Staples vs subcuticular sutures for skin closure at cesarean delivery: a metaanalysis of randomized controlled trials
    Felix S H Clay
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, United Kingdom
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:378-83. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest a possible benefit with subcuticular sutures compared to skin staples for skin closure at CS. However, the optimal skin closure technique at CS demands further study...
  48. doi Cardioprotection by ischemic postconditioning during surgical procedures
    Umar Sadat
    Clinical Research Associate Vascular Imaging, Cambridge Vascular Unit, Box 201, Department of Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, UK
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:999-1006. 2008
    ..We present a literature review of published animal and human studies on ischemic postconditioning, focusing on the advances made in understanding this phenomenon since its inception and the relevant clinical applications...
  49. doi Laparoscopic versus open appendicectomy in pregnancy: a systematic review
    Colin A Walsh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK, UK
    Int J Surg 6:339-44. 2008
    ..The benefits of a laparoscopic over an open approach to appendicectomy are well established in the non-pregnant population. Data on the optimal surgical approach to acute appendicitis in pregnant women are conflicting...
  50. pmc Postoperative arrhythmias in general surgical patients
    Stewart R Walsh
    Cambridge Vascular Research Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:91-5. 2007
    ..They are also common following major non-cardiac surgery. This review examines the available literature to establish the incidence and significance of new-onset arrhythmias following major non-cardiothoracic surgery...
  51. doi Radiation exposure during laparoscopic cholecystectomy with routine intraoperative cholangiography
    A Karthikesalingam
    Department of Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Box 201, Level 7, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Surg Endosc 23:1845-8. 2009
    ..This study aimed to determine the average radiation exposure sustained during this procedure...
  52. pmc Prospective audit of cross-sectional imaging and radiation exposure in general surgical patients
    R A Cadwallader
    Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 93:6-8. 2011
    ..Recent studies have commented on the potential adverse effects of early cross-sectional imaging. This audit aimed to determine the use of early cross-sectional imaging and associated radiation dose in an acute surgical cohort...
  53. doi The pink pulseless hand: a review of the literature regarding management of vascular complications of supracondylar humeral fractures in children
    K J Griffin
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:697-702. 2008
    ..A child with a pink pulseless hand post-fracture reduction can be managed expectantly unless additional signs of vascular compromise develop, in which case exploration should be undertaken...
  54. doi Local anaesthetic vs. general anaesthetic for inguinal hernia repair: systematic review and meta-analysis
    A M Reece-Smith
    Department of General Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Clin Pract 63:1739-42. 2009
    ..This meta-analysis will analyse differences in outcome between the two techniques from previous studies conducted in general hospitals to determine the evidence for practice in this setting...
  55. pmc Comparison of the inflammatory burden of truly asymptomatic carotid atheroma with atherosclerotic plaques contralateral to symptomatic carotid stenosis: an ultra small superparamagnetic iron oxide enhanced magnetic resonance study
    Tjun Y Tang
    University Department of Radiology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:1337-43. 2007
    ....
  56. ncbi Trends in colorectal cancer survival following the 2-week rule
    S R Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, Luton and Dunstable NHS Trust, Bedfordshire, UK
    Colorectal Dis 9:207-9. 2007
    ..The 2-week rule has reduced waiting times for a specialist opinion among patients with a suspected malignancy. We aimed at assessing the effect of this rule on colorectal cancer survival...
  57. doi Prevention of venous thromboembolism: improving practice in surgical patients
    G S McKenna
    Department of General Surgery, Hinchingbrooke NHS Trust Hospital, Huntingdon, UK
    Int J Surg 7:50-3. 2009
    ..With local inadequacy confirmed, our second aim was to design, implement and evaluate the efficacy of a new VTE protocol nested within a surgical clerking proforma...
  58. doi Extraabdominal vs intraabdominal uterine repair at cesarean delivery: a metaanalysis
    Colin A Walsh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:625.e1-8. 2009
    ..Previous randomized trials that compared extraabdominal and intraabdominal uterine repair at cesarean section delivery have yielded conflicting results...
  59. doi Objective assessment of the hemisphere-specific neurological outcome of carotid endarterectomy: a quantitative saccadometric analysis
    S A Reza Nouraei
    Department of Physiology, Neuroscience and Development, University of Cambridge, and Cambridge Vascular Research Unit, Department of Vascular Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Neurosurgery 67:1534-41. 2010
    ..Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) improves the cerebrovascular prognosis of patients with carotid stenosis but carries a risk of causing postoperative neurological deterioration...
  60. doi Novel uses for statins in surgical patients
    P R Gajendragadkar
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Surg 7:285-90. 2009
    ..We present an overview of the basic science behind these effects and then review clinical trials and the current role of statins relevant to modern surgical practice...
  61. ncbi Correlation of carotid atheromatous plaque inflammation with biomechanical stress: utility of USPIO enhanced MR imaging and finite element analysis
    T Y Tang
    University Department of Radiology, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Atherosclerosis 196:879-87. 2008
    ....
  62. doi Abdominal compartment syndrome in vascular surgery - A review
    G Ganeshanantham
    Vascular Surgery Department, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, CB2 0QQ, UK
    Int J Surg 8:181-5. 2010
    ..Negative pressure dressings appear to be most beneficial but further prospective trials are required to clarify this...
  63. doi Duplex ultrasound and contrast-enhanced ultrasound versus computed tomography for the detection of endoleak after EVAR: systematic review and bivariate meta-analysis
    T A Mirza
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 39:418-28. 2010
    ..Accordingly, we undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence base for USS and CEUS compared to CT following EVAR...
  64. ncbi POSSUM models in open abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    T Y Tang
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:499-504. 2007
    ..The secondary intention was in the event that these equations did not fit all patients with an aneurysm; a new model would be developed and tested using logistic regression from the local data (Cambridge POSSUM)...
  65. ncbi Efficacy of TNP on lower limb wounds: a meta-analysis
    U Sadat
    CambridgeVascular Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    J Wound Care 17:45-8. 2008
    ..This meta-analysis of the three RCTs that have compared topical negative pressure with conventional treatment in patients with lower limb ulcers found that it significantly reduced healing times and increased the number of healed wounds...
  66. doi Correlation of carotid atheromatous plaque inflammation using USPIO-enhanced MR imaging with degree of luminal stenosis
    Tjun Y Tang
    Stroke 39:2144-7. 2008
    ....
  67. ncbi Giant colonic diverticulum: an unusual abdominal lump
    B V Praveen
    Department of Surgery, Southend Hospital, Westcliffe on Sea, Essex, and Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
    J Surg Educ 64:97-100. 2007
    ..Percutaneous drainage and Hartmann's procedure may be appropriate in some cases who present with a well-formed abscess or gross fecal peritonitis, respectively. A case is described, and the literature is reviewed...
  68. doi Combined PET-FDG and USPIO-enhanced MR imaging in patients with symptomatic moderate carotid artery stenosis
    T Y Tang
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 36:53-5. 2008
    ..PET-FDG and USPIO-enhanced MRI are increasingly being used in depicting carotid atheroma inflammation--a risk factor for the high risk plaque. Their combined use has not been previously reported...
  69. doi Association between biomechanical structural stresses of atherosclerotic carotid plaques and subsequent ischaemic cerebrovascular events--a longitudinal in vivo magnetic resonance imaging-based finite element study
    U Sadat
    University Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 40:485-91. 2010
    ..The biomechanical stress profile of stable plaques has been observed to differ from that of unstable plaques; however, the role that structural stresses play in determining plaque vulnerability remains speculative...
  70. ncbi VBHOM, a data economic model for predicting the outcome after open abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    T Tang
    Regional Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Br J Surg 94:717-21. 2007
    ..This study aimed to test such a model on a cohort of patients undergoing open elective and non-elective abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair...
  71. ncbi Postoperative arrhythmias in colorectal surgical patients: incidence and clinical correlates
    S R Walsh
    Department of General Surgery, Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, UK
    Colorectal Dis 8:212-6. 2006
    ..To determine the incidence and clinical correlates of postoperative cardiac arrhythmias in patients undergoing elective large bowel resection...
  72. ncbi Carotid sinus nerve blockade to reduce blood pressure instability following carotid endarterectomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    T Y Tang
    Cambridge Vascular Unit, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 34:304-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this meta-analysis was to determine whether intra-operative administration of local anaesthetic reduces the incidence of haemodynamic instability following CEA...
  73. ncbi Long saphenous tunnel infiltration with levobupivicaine reduces rescue analgesia requirements following varicose vein surgery: randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial [ISRCTN58431114]
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