Christie Hospital

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Organization: Christie Hospital
Country: UK

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Endarterectomy of an Occluded ICA: Short Segment Occlusion with Distal Patency Maintained by an Aberrant Ascending Pharyngeal Artery
    M C Patel
    Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke s Hospital Cambridge, England
    Interv Neuroradiol 5:157-9. 1999
  2. ncbi Psychosocial aspects of risk communication and mutation testing in familial breast-ovarian cancer
    Penny Hopwood
    Christie Hospital, National Health Service Trust, Withington, Manchester, UK
    Curr Opin Oncol 17:340-4. 2005
  3. ncbi A new sustained-release preparation of human growth hormone and its pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and safety profile
    Andreas Jostel
    Department of Endocrinology, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:623-7. 2005
  4. ncbi Survival among hospital in-patients with troponin T elevation below levels defining myocardial infarction
    G Cook
    Consultant in Public Health Medicine, The Willows, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport NHS Trust, Poplar Grove, Stockport SK2 7JE, UK
    QJM 98:275-82. 2005
  5. ncbi The pathology of preclinical medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Michael Ashworth
    Department of Histopathology, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Alder Hey, Liverpool L12 2AP, United Kingdom
    Endocr Pathol 15:227-31. 2004
  6. ncbi Results of the ATAC (Arimidex, Tamoxifen, Alone or in Combination) trial after completion of 5 years' adjuvant treatment for breast cancer
    A Howell
    Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Lancet 365:60-2. 2005
  7. pmc Endocrinology and hormone therapy in breast cancer: aromatase inhibitors versus antioestrogens
    Anthony Howell
    CRUK Department of Medical Oncology, University of Manchester, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 6:269-74. 2004
  8. ncbi Shelf lives of aseptically prepared medicines--stability of netilmicin injection in polypropylene syringes
    Diane Clare Rigge
    Quality Control North West, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport, Cheshire SK2 7JE, UK
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 35:1251-6. 2004
  9. pmc A randomised comparison of UK genetic risk counselling services for familial cancer: psychosocial outcomes
    P Hopwood
    Christie Hospital NHS Trust, The CRC Psychological Medicine Group, Stanley House, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 4BX, UK
    Br J Cancer 91:884-92. 2004
  10. ncbi Re-audit of referral compliance of chlamydia-positive women from a family planning clinic
    Farzana Siddiqui
    The Palatine Centre, Manchester, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:86-7. 2004

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Publications62

  1. ncbi Endarterectomy of an Occluded ICA: Short Segment Occlusion with Distal Patency Maintained by an Aberrant Ascending Pharyngeal Artery
    M C Patel
    Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke s Hospital Cambridge, England
    Interv Neuroradiol 5:157-9. 1999
    ..Carotid endarterectomy resulted in abolition of the TIA's...
  2. ncbi Psychosocial aspects of risk communication and mutation testing in familial breast-ovarian cancer
    Penny Hopwood
    Christie Hospital, National Health Service Trust, Withington, Manchester, UK
    Curr Opin Oncol 17:340-4. 2005
    ..It is timely to review findings in key areas. These will inform risk counselling practice and help prepare women making risk management decisions...
  3. ncbi A new sustained-release preparation of human growth hormone and its pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and safety profile
    Andreas Jostel
    Department of Endocrinology, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:623-7. 2005
    ..We present data on a new SR GH preparation...
  4. ncbi Survival among hospital in-patients with troponin T elevation below levels defining myocardial infarction
    G Cook
    Consultant in Public Health Medicine, The Willows, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport NHS Trust, Poplar Grove, Stockport SK2 7JE, UK
    QJM 98:275-82. 2005
    ..Uncertainty remains about the significance and interpretation of elevated cTnT below the cut-off levels defining myocardial infarction (0.1 microg/l)...
  5. ncbi The pathology of preclinical medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Michael Ashworth
    Department of Histopathology, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Alder Hey, Liverpool L12 2AP, United Kingdom
    Endocr Pathol 15:227-31. 2004
    ..Microcarcinomas may be visible with the naked eye, but often they are identified only on microscopy. Histopathological examination of the entire gland is essential...
  6. ncbi Results of the ATAC (Arimidex, Tamoxifen, Alone or in Combination) trial after completion of 5 years' adjuvant treatment for breast cancer
    A Howell
    Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Lancet 365:60-2. 2005
    ..Anastrozole should be the preferred initial treatment for postmenopausal women with localised hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer...
  7. pmc Endocrinology and hormone therapy in breast cancer: aromatase inhibitors versus antioestrogens
    Anthony Howell
    CRUK Department of Medical Oncology, University of Manchester, Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Breast Cancer Res 6:269-74. 2004
    ..Here, we summarize data supporting the difference between the two types of treatment and attempt to account for the underlying mechanisms that favour AIs...
  8. ncbi Shelf lives of aseptically prepared medicines--stability of netilmicin injection in polypropylene syringes
    Diane Clare Rigge
    Quality Control North West, Stepping Hill Hospital, Poplar Grove, Stockport, Cheshire SK2 7JE, UK
    J Pharm Biomed Anal 35:1251-6. 2004
    ..At 7 degrees C 10 and 100mg/ml solutions were stable for 90 days falling to 30 days at 25 degrees C and 60% RH. At RTL the 10mg/ml solution was stable for 9 days...
  9. pmc A randomised comparison of UK genetic risk counselling services for familial cancer: psychosocial outcomes
    P Hopwood
    Christie Hospital NHS Trust, The CRC Psychological Medicine Group, Stanley House, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 4BX, UK
    Br J Cancer 91:884-92. 2004
    ..These significant differences were not consistent across the centres, therefore, differences could not be linked to specific aspects of service provision...
  10. ncbi Re-audit of referral compliance of chlamydia-positive women from a family planning clinic
    Farzana Siddiqui
    The Palatine Centre, Manchester, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:86-7. 2004
    ..There has been recent concern expressed about the management of these patients in terms of treatment and follow-up...
  11. ncbi Randomized placebo-controlled trial of donepezil in cognitive impairment in Parkinson's disease
    Iracema Leroi
    Department of Psychiatry, North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 19:1-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of donepezil, an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, as a treatment for cognitive impairment and dementia in patients with Parkinson' s disease (PD)...
  12. ncbi Short course para-aortic radiation for stage I seminoma of the testis
    John P Logue
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 57:1304-9. 2003
    ..To determine the outcome in men with Stage I seminoma treated with low-dose para-aortic radiation...
  13. ncbi Pathological heterogeneity of clinically diagnosed corticobasal degeneration
    M Doran
    Cognitive Function Clinic, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Fazakerley, L9 7LJ, Liverpool, UK
    J Neurol Sci 216:127-34. 2003
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  14. ncbi Determination of tobramycin in serum using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry and comparison with a fluorescence polarisation assay
    Brian G Keevil
    Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southmoor Rd, M23 9LT Manchester, UK
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 794:329-35. 2003
    ..05 min. The MRM transitions were: m/z 467.8>163 (tobramycin) and m/z 447.8>160 (sisomycin). The limit of quantification was 0.15 mg/l and the assay was linear up to 50 mg/l. Assay precision was <6% within and between batch...
  15. ncbi Dose response with darifenacin, a novel once-daily M3 selective receptor antagonist for the treatment of overactive bladder: results of a fixed dose study
    Simon Hill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen s Park Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, UK
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:239-47. 2006
    ..There were no safety concerns. Darifenacin is effective and well tolerated in the treatment of OAB, with 7.5 and 15 mg doses offering flexibility of dosing for optimal treatment outcome...
  16. ncbi Innovative use of Octopus IV stabilizer in cardiac trauma
    Paul D Waterworth
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anaesthetics, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1108-10. 2005
    ..In this case, we used the Octopus IV cardiac stabilizer to immobilize the right ventricular outflow tract during the repair of a stab wound. To date, there have been no reports of such an application of the Octopus IV cardiac stabilizer...
  17. ncbi Bimonthly update. Lipid metabolism: apolipoprotein variations affecting lipid metabolism
    Charles van Heyningen
    Clinical Biochemistry Department, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
    Curr Opin Lipidol 16:597-9. 2005
  18. ncbi The 'Arimidex', Tamoxifen, Alone or in Combination (ATAC) Trial: a step forward in the treatment of early breast cancer
    Anthony Howell
    CRUK Department of Medical Oncology, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Withington, Manchester, UK
    Rev Recent Clin Trials 1:207-15. 2006
    ..The ATAC trial provides the most mature data of any AI trial and has enabled the evaluation of a full risk:benefit profile of anastrozole...
  19. pmc Should we consider alternatives to combined cervical and urethral swabs for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in females?
    M Mahto
    Genitourinary Medicine Department, Macclesfield District General Hospital, Macclesfield, UK
    Sex Transm Infect 83:335-6. 2007
    ..The optimum approach for detecting Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) is considered to be combined cervical and urethral testing...
  20. ncbi When should the seminal vesicles be included in the target volume in prostate radiotherapy?
    N A Bayman
    Department of Clinical Oncology, Christie Hospital, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX, UK
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 19:302-7. 2007
    ..We recommend when to exclude the seminal vesicles from a target volume, and the proportion of seminal vesicles that should be included in a target volume in higher risk patients...
  21. ncbi Management of cancer from an unknown primary
    Anne C Armstrong
    Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Wilmslow Road, Manchester, M20 4BX, UK
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:445-55. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to improve knowledge on the biology of cancer from an unknown primary and to develop more effective treatment...
  22. ncbi Small cell lung cancer and targeted therapies
    Fiona H Blackhall
    Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK
    Curr Opin Oncol 19:103-8. 2007
    ..Small cell lung cancer is a chemosensitive malignancy, yet long-term survival remains elusive for the majority of patients. Here, we report on progress in evaluating novel targeted therapies for the treatment of this disease...
  23. ncbi Electronic journal provision in a health-care library: insights from a consultation with NHS workers
    Sarah E Crudge
    Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Education Centre Library, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, Cheshire, UK
    Health Info Libr J 23:87-94. 2006
    ..The overlap between requirements and the provision of the NHS Core Content resources, four major electronic journal bundles, and the holdings of North West health libraries is also investigated...
  24. pmc Epoetin alfa in platinum-treated ovarian cancer patients: results of a multinational, multicentre, randomised trial
    P M Wilkinson
    Christie Hospital, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX, UK
    Br J Cancer 94:947-54. 2006
    ..These findings support use of epoetin alfa to increase Hb levels, reduce transfusion use, and improve QOL in anaemic ovarian cancer patients receiving platinum chemotherapy...
  25. ncbi Stage- and CA125-related survival in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer treated at a cancer center
    R E Board
    Cancer Research UK Department of Medical Oncology, Christie Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:18-24. 2006
    ..Here we present data from a prospective analysis of patients with ovarian cancer treated at the Christie Hospital. We confirm the independent prognostic effects of FIGO staging, performance status, and residual disease in ..
  26. ncbi The myofibroblast: a study of normal, reactive and neoplastic tissues, with an emphasis on ultrastructure. Part 1--normal and reactive cells
    B Eyden
    Department of Histopathology, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Submicrosc Cytol Pathol 37:109-204. 2005
    ..The mechanism by which myofibroblasts arise in granulation tissue and promote tumour progression is discussed briefly, and an appendix provides summaries of the involvement of myofibroblasts in non-neoplastic diseases...
  27. ncbi GH responsiveness varies during the menstrual cycle
    Helena K Gleeson
    Department of Endocrinology, Christie Hospital, Wilmslow Road, Withington, Manchester M20 4BX, UK
    Eur J Endocrinol 153:775-9. 2005
    ..It is not known, however, whether fluctuant levels of endogenous oestrogen modify GH sensitivity. To investigate this further, women were challenged with the IGF-1 generation test at different stages of the menstrual cycle...
  28. ncbi Interdependence of lean body mass and total body water, but not quality of life measures, during low dose GH replacement in GH-deficient adults
    Annice Mukherjee
    Department of Endocrinology, Christie Hospital, Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BX, UK
    Eur J Endocrinol 153:661-8. 2005
    ..Improved QOL with GH replacement is not explained by favourable changes in body composition...
  29. pmc Mitral repair best practice: proposed standards
    B Bridgewater
    South Manchester University Hospital, Southmoor Road, Manchester, UK
    Heart 92:939-44. 2006
    ..To define best practice standards for mitral valve repair surgery...
  30. ncbi Measurement of citrate in urine using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry: comparison with an enzymatic method
    B G Keevil
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southmoor Road, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 42:357-63. 2005
    ..We wanted to develop a simple and rapid liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) method for the analysis of urinary citrate and to compare it with our current enzymatic assay...
  31. ncbi Clinical and cellular pharmacology in relation to solid tumours of childhood
    E J Estlin
    Department of Paediatric Oncology, Royal Manchester Children s Hospital, Pendlebury, Manchester, M27 4HA, UK
    Cancer Treat Rev 29:253-73. 2003
    ..Funding and international collaboration at the clinical and scientific level would be required to achieve these aims...
  32. ncbi New approaches to the endocrine prevention and treatment of breast cancer
    Anthony Howell
    CRUK Department of Medical Oncology, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, University of Manchester, Wilmslow Road, M20 4BX, Manchester, UK
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 52:S39-44. 2003
    ..Current and planned endocrine prevention trials in populations of pre- and postmenopausal women at risk of breast cancer are summarized and endocrine therapy after primary surgery and for advanced disease discussed...
  33. ncbi The psychosocial needs of cancer patients: findings from an observational study
    M B McIllmurray
    Department of Biological Sciences, Lancaster University, and Morecambe Bay Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 10:261-9. 2001
    ..This information should increase awareness among cancer care professionals about a range of psychosocial needs and may help them target particular patient groups for particular support interventions...
  34. ncbi Demonstration of reinfection and reactivation in HIV-negative autopsied cases of secondary tuberculosis: multilesional genotyping of Mycobacterium tuberculosis utilizing IS 6110 and other repetitive element-based DNA fingerprinting
    D G Du Plessis
    Department of Anatomical Pathology, University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Medicine, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Tuberculosis (Edinb) 81:211-20. 2001
    ..Molecular typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis has permitted linkage of cases and demonstration of patterns of inter- or intrapatient strain diversity correlating with reinfection and reactivation...
  35. pmc Questionnaire survey of urinary incontinence in women with cystic fibrosis
    A Orr
    Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit, North West Lung Centre, South Manchester University Hospitals Trust, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    BMJ 322:1521. 2001
    ..This study was designed to determine the prevalence of urinary incontinence in women with cystic fibrosis, to establish the importance of the problem as perceived by the patients, and to identify those women who wanted help...
  36. ncbi Diabetes in pregnancy
    M Maresh
    St Mary s Hospital for Women and Children, Manchester, UK
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 13:103-7. 2001
    ..The controversies surrounding the relevance of impaired glucose tolerance are discussed, and the results of existing clinical trials are eagerly awaited...
  37. ncbi The effects of ulcer size and site, patient's age, sex and type and duration of diabetes on the outcome of diabetic foot ulcers
    S O Oyibo
    Department of Medicine and Diabetes, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    Diabet Med 18:133-8. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the effects of ulcer size, site, patient's age, sex and type and duration of diabetes on the outcome of diabetic foot ulcers...
  38. ncbi A comparison of two diabetic foot ulcer classification systems: the Wagner and the University of Texas wound classification systems
    S O Oyibo
    Department of Medicine and Diabetes, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
    Diabetes Care 24:84-8. 2001
    ..In this study the following two ulcer classification systems were applied to new foot ulcers to compare them as predictors of outcome: the Wagner (grade) and the University of Texas (LT) (grade and stage) wound classification systems...
  39. ncbi Myelopathy following influenza vaccination in inflammatory CNS disorder treated with chronic immunosuppression
    A J Larner
    Department of Neurology, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, UK
    Eur J Neurol 7:731-3. 2000
    ..Although influenza vaccination is recommended in patients receiving chronic immunosuppression, its use may on occasion be associated with neurological complications previously reported in immunocompetent individuals...
  40. ncbi 'Cold hand, ischemic heart': treatment by stenting of the left subclavian artery
    S Osula
    The Cardiothoracic Centre N Liverpool, Thomas Drive, Liverpool, L14 3PE, United Kingdom
    J Invasive Cardiol 12:583-5. 2000
    ..PTCA and stent implantation to the left subclavian artery stenosis restored normal flow to the left hand and the LIMA with abolition of his ischemic hand symptoms and marked improvement of his angina...
  41. ncbi Analysis of 42 cases of septicemia caused by an epidemic strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: evidence of resistance to vancomycin
    J Burnie
    Infectious Diseases Research Unit, University of Manchester, Central Manchester Healthcare Trust, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 31:684-9. 2000
    ..This study suggests that rifampin played a key role in the prevention of deaths caused by an epidemic strain of methicillin-resistant S. aureus that readily gave rise to a subpopulation with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin...
  42. ncbi Head-up tilting is a useful provocative test for psychogenic non-epileptic seizures
    A Zaidi
    Manchester Heart Centre, The Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL, UK
    Seizure 8:353-5. 1999
    ..Provocative testing using suggestion and head-up tilt is a sensitive tool for diagnosing NEAD and represents a safe, simple and inexpensive outpatient technique for investigating patients with suspected NEAD...
  43. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of brief psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy in high utilizers of psychiatric services
    E Guthrie
    School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 56:519-26. 1999
    ..This randomized controlled trial evaluated the cost-effectiveness of psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy vs treatment as usual in patients with mental health problems who were unresponsive to usual treatment...
  44. ncbi Phosphorylated insulin-like growth factor binding protein 1 is increased in pregnant diabetic subjects
    J M Gibson
    Department of Medicine and School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester, England, UK
    Diabetes 48:321-6. 1999
    ..Measurement of the different phosphorylated isoforms of IGFBP-1 may increase the usefulness of IGFBP-1 as a predictor of fetal growth in both normal and diabetic pregnancy...
  45. ncbi A framework for the aetiogenesis of chronic pancreatitis
    J M Braganza
    University Department of Medicine The Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
    Digestion 59:1-12. 1998
    ..The resulting diversion of free radical oxidation products into the pancreatic interstitium causes mast cells to degranulate, thereby provoking inflammation, the activation of nociceptive axon reflexes, and profibrotic interactions...
  46. ncbi Death beliefs, superstitious beliefs and health anxiety
    Abigail James
    Clinical Psychology and Counselling Service, Lever Chambers Centre for Health, Ashburner Street, Bolton BL1 1SQ, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 41:43-53. 2002
    ..Conversely, positive beliefs about death were hypothesized to be negatively correlated with health anxiety...
  47. ncbi Lack of association of the common immunologically anomalous LH with endometriosis
    R Gazvani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Hum Reprod 17:1532-4. 2002
    ....
  48. ncbi Guidelines on the management of, and exposure to, rash illness in pregnancy (including consideration of relevant antibody screening programmes in pregnancy)
    P Morgan-Capner
    Preston Public Health Laboratory, Royal Preston Hospital, PO Box 202, Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire PR2 9HG
    Commun Dis Public Health 5:59-71. 2002
    ..Infants whose mothers develop varicella 7 days before to 7 days after delivery should be given VZIG, and aciclovir if onset was 4 days before to 2 days after delivery...
  49. ncbi Standardization of the renogram technique for investigating the dilated upper urinary tract and assessing the results of surgery
    P H O'Reilly
    Department of Urology, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, SK2 7JE, UK
    BJU Int 91:239-43. 2003
    ..To recommend a standard technique for the renographic evaluation of the dilated upper urinary tract, and for evaluating the results of surgery...
  50. ncbi Early-onset schizophrenia in children with mental retardation: diagnostic reliability and stability of clinical features
    Pauline Lee
    Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust, United Kingdom
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:162-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the presentation of early-onset schizophrenia in children with mental retardation (MR) and the stability of clinical features over time...
  51. ncbi Non-accidental injury: a retrospective analysis of a large cohort
    Helen Carty
    RLC NHS Trust Alder Hey, Liverpool L12 2 AP, UK
    Eur Radiol 12:2919-25. 2002
    ..It necessarily reflects personal experience and is not a population study. The distribution of the injuries in a cohort of 467 patients is reviewed...
  52. ncbi Diaphragm disease of the small bowel--a case report and literature review
    M Onwudike
    Department of Surgery, North Middlesex Hospital, London, UK
    Dig Surg 19:410-3. 2002
    ..The pathogenesis of this disease remains unclear but it is associated with long-term use of NSAID. Diagnosis is often difficult as many clinicians are unaware of this condition. The relevant literature has been reviewed...
  53. ncbi Contribution of electron microscopy to understanding cellular differentiation in mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract: a study of 82 tumors
    Brian Eyden
    Department of Histopathology, Christie Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Ultrastruct Pathol 26:269-85. 2002
    ..Results indicated overlap between poorly differentiated leiomyosarcoma and GIST, and between GIST and GANT. GANT is emphasized as a neuronal tumor identifiable by electron microscopy, and thereby distinguishable from GIST...
  54. ncbi The yield of colonoscopy in average-risk patients with non-specific colonic symptoms
    Yeng S Ang
    Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN1 2NN, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:1073-7. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi Molecular imaging and biological evaluation of HuMV833 anti-VEGF antibody: implications for trial design of antiangiogenic antibodies
    Gordon C Jayson
    Cancer Research UK Department of Medical Oncology, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:1484-93. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi Evaluation of a rapid micro-scale assay for tacrolimus by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry
    B G Keevil
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southmoor Rd, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 39:487-92. 2002
    ..We have developed a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) method for measuring tacrolimus concentrations in whole blood and have compared it with a microparticle enzyme immunoassay...
  57. ncbi Translation of cure for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia to all children
    Tim Eden
    Academic Unit of Paediatric Oncology Central Manchester and Manchester Children s University Hospitals NHS Trust and Christie NHS Trust, Manchester, UK
    Br J Haematol 118:945-51. 2002
  58. ncbi Routine pre-operative blood testing: is it necessary?
    R K Johnson
    Departments of Surgery and Anaesthesia, Wythenshawe Hospital, South Manchester University Hospitals Trust, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    Anaesthesia 57:914-7. 2002
    ..In only 57% of cases were the results present in the medical notes at the time of surgery. It is conservatively estimated that a saving of pound 50 000 per year could be made in our hospital alone by selective ordering of tests...
  59. pmc Survey of junior hospital doctors' attitudes to cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    R Morgan
    Wirral Hospital NHS Trust, Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, Merseyside, UK
    Postgrad Med J 78:413-5. 2002
    ..Adequate training, improving communication skills, and support for junior doctors in the cardiac arrest team need to be reviewed since improvement in these areas may reduce stress...
  60. ncbi Crude open biopsy rates for benign screen detected lesions no longer reflect breast screening quality--time to change the standard
    A J Maxwell
    Bolton Breast Unit, The Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Road, Farnworth, Bolton BL4 0JR, UK
    J Med Screen 9:83-5. 2002
    ..To investigate the changing nature of the benign screen detected breast abnormalities removed at open biopsy over a seven year period and to compare this with the improving cancer detection rate and non-operative diagnosis rate...
  61. ncbi Assay of teicoplanin in serum: comparison of high-performance liquid chromatography and fluorescence polarization immunoassay
    Steven J McCann
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Manchester M23 9LT, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 50:107-10. 2002
    ..65 and 75.1 mg/L, respectively. Recoveries were between 99.1 and 101.8% within the analytical range. The HPLC method described is simple, robust, highly reproducible and suited to a clinical laboratory with the appropriate equipment...
  62. ncbi Choanal atresia and hypothelia following methimazole exposure in utero: a second report
    L C Wilson
    Regional Genetics Service, St Mary s Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Am J Med Genet 75:220-2. 1998
    ..Recognition of such teratogenic effects is clearly important for genetic counselling and for management of subsequent pregnancies...