St James's University Hospital
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- What is the current role of algorithmic approaches for diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection?Mark H Wilcox
Microbiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds, Old Medical School, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds LS1 3EX, W Yorkshire, United Kingdom
J Clin Microbiol 48:4347-53. 2010..difficile infection?..
- Radiotherapy following breast-conserving surgery for screen-detected ductal carcinoma in situ: indications and utilisation in the UK. Interim findings from the Sloane ProjectD Dodwell
Department of Clinical Oncology, Cookridge Hospital, Hospital Lane, Leeds, UK
Br J Cancer 97:725-9. 2007....
- What is the best way to measure waist circumference?Mary C J Rudolf
Community Paediatrics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Int J Pediatr Obes 2:58-61. 2007..We therefore recommend that 4 cm above the umbilicus is adopted for clinical use until such time as the methods are verified against the gold standard of visceral fat, as measured by magnetic resonance imaging scan...
- Application of bioelectrical impedance to clinical assessment of body composition in peritoneal dialysisGraham Woodrow
Renal Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
Perit Dial Int 27:496-502. 2007....
- Unusual squamous cell carcinoma of the scrotum arising from a well healed, innocuous scar of an infertility procedure: a case reportSanjeev Kotwal
Pyrah Department of Urology, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 89:W17-9. 2007..A novel case of squamous cell carcinoma of scrotum that developed in a well-healed, uncomplicated scar following an infertility procedure...
- EnterobacteriaceaeMiles Denton
Department of Microbiology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:S9-S22. 2007....
- Randomized trial of laparoscopic-assisted resection of colorectal carcinoma: 3-year results of the UK MRC CLASICC Trial GroupDavid G Jayne
Academic Unit of Surgery, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
J Clin Oncol 25:3061-8. 2007..Few data are available on rectal cancer, and long-term data on survival and recurrence are now required...
- Burkitt lymphoma masquerading as cardiac tamponadePankaj Kaul
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Yorkshire Heart Centre, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, LSI 3EX, UK
J Cardiothorac Surg 2:30. 2007..A review of literature with special emphasis on chromosomal diagnosis, transformation of other lymphomas into Burkitt lymphoma and mediastinal and cardiac involvement with Burkitt lymphoma is presented...
- Surgical site and vascular infections: treatment and prophylaxisShervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam
Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
Int J Infect Dis 11:S17-22. 2007..Local resistance patterns and surveillance efforts are essential to ensure appropriate empiric antibiotic selection for prophylaxis or treatment...
- Concurrent pulmonary zygomycosis and Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection: a case reportTejal Patel
Department of Respiratory Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
J Med Case Reports 1:17. 2007..The patient has been followed for 6 months to date and there has been no recurrence of symptoms. Recent bronchoalveolar lavage cultures have been negative for M. tuberculosis and zygomycetes...
- An evaluation of two self-report screening measures for mood in an out-patient chronic heart failure populationJ E Haworth
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:1147-53. 2007..To examine the criterion validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) and the Geriatric Depression Scale 15-item (GDS-15) in a community sample of Chronic Heart Failure (CHF) out-patients...
- Cadaveric and MRI study of the musculotendinous contributions to the capsule of the symphysis pubisPhilip Robinson
Department of Radiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Musculoskeletal Centre, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds LS7 4SA, United Kingdom
AJR Am J Roentgenol 188:W440-5. 2007..The purpose of this article is to define the relations of the symphysis pubis and capsular tissues to the adductor and rectus abdominis soft-tissue attachments on cadaver dissection and correlate with MRI of the anterior pelvis...
- The cost-effectiveness of pharmacist-led treatment of cardiac risk in patients with type 2 diabetesAndrew Lowey
Pharmacy Department, Gledhow Wing, Leeds TeachingHospitals NHS Trust, St James University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
Pharm World Sci 29:541-5. 2007..Following attempts to change lifestyle, pharmacological treatment is necessary to modify this risk. However, the use of medicines may be sub-optimal because of infrequent or inadequate medication review...
- Myths of ageingGraham Mulley
St James s University Hospital, Leeds
Clin Med 7:68-72. 2007..The challenge is to question inaccurate assumptions. Key to the improvement of medical care of older people is to extend the teaching of geriatric medicine and improve and coordinate research...
- Should prophylaxis be used in adolescent and adult patients with severe haemophilia? An European survey of practice and outcome dataM Richards
Paediatric Haematology Department, Children s Day Hospital, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Haemophilia 13:473-9. 2007..Aggregate outcome data suggest a significant proportion of patients in the 18-22 years age range may be able to reduce or stop prophylaxis. A substantial number of older patients are on prophylaxis...
- How to influence health providersAnthony Axon
The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
Helicobacter 12:80-4. 2007..In the words of Kofi Annan, "Health should not be regarded as a blessing to be wished for, but a human right to be fought for."..
- Nicorandil-induced severe perianal ulcerationR P Baker
Department of Coloproctology, Clarendon Wing, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Tech Coloproctol 11:343-5. 2007..The colorectal community is becoming increasingly aware of a subgroup of patients with anal ulceration and other gastrointestinal manifestations of nicorandil use...
- Dosimetric characterization of the iBEAM evo carbon fiber couch for radiotherapyDavid W Smith
Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering, St James s Institute of Oncology, Bexley Wing, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
Med Phys 37:3595-606. 2010....
- The current status of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal diseaseS E Duff
John Goligher Colorectal Unit, General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
Minerva Chir 65:173-9. 2010..This article aims to summarise the current status of laparoscopic surgery in colorectal disease with particular reference to colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease and disorders of the pelvic floor...
- Sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll: caring for adolescents and young adults with cancerSue Morgan
Teenage Cancer Trust Unit, Ward 10, St James s University Hospital, London, United Kingdom
J Clin Oncol 28:4825-30. 2010..It also discusses how services and professionals can work alongside AYAs, enabling them to feel a part of the process by providing age-appropriate environment and expertise...
- [18F]FDG PET/CT imaging of colorectal cancer: a pictorial reviewFahmid U Chowdhury
Department of Radiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Leeds, UK
Postgrad Med J 86:174-82. 2010..With the use of illustrative clinical examples, this article reviews the utility of FDG PET/CT in the management of CRC, discussing its role and limitations in the multimodality imaging of these patients...
- Oral midazolam for removal of Kirschner wires in the children's orthopaedic outpatient department: a randomized controlled trialPeter Templeton
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
J Pediatr Orthop 30:130-4. 2010..Use of Kirschner wires (K-wires) is common in pediatric elbow fracture treatment. We investigate whether anxiety levels at removal of wires may be reduced using oral midazolam...
- Buruli ulcer in United Kingdom tourist returning from Latin AmericaHugh McGann
Department of Infection and Travel Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Beckett St, Leeds, LS9 7TF, UK
Emerg Infect Dis 15:1827-9. 2009..The disease was almost certainly acquired in Brazil, where only 1 case had previously been reported. The delay in diagnosis highlights the need for physicians to be aware of the disease and its epidemiology...
- The tide of antimicrobial resistance and selectionMark H Wilcox
Department of Microbiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, The General Infirmary, Old Medical School, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
Int J Antimicrob Agents 34:S6-10. 2009..Further studies are needed to confirm this potentially low selection pressure...
- A novel inherited mutation in the voltage sensor region of SCN1A is associated with Panayiotopoulos syndrome in siblings and generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plusJohn H Livingston
Department of Paediatric Neurology, Clarendon Wing, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom
J Child Neurol 24:503-8. 2009..Our findings suggest that SCN1A mutations may cause susceptibility to an idiopathic focal epilepsy phenotype, the final phenotype depending on other (genetic or nongenetic) factors...
- Should dialysate calcium concentration be standardised or individualised?Elizabeth J Lindley
Department of Renal Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
J Ren Care 35:101-6. 2009..Given the important role that dialysate calcium concentration plays in the management of renal bone disease, it should be prescribed on an individual basis like other medications...
- Impingement and entrapment syndromesPhilip Robinson
Department of Radiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 12:105. 2008
- Variable phenotype including Leigh syndrome with a 9185T>C mutation in the MTATP6 geneA M Childs
Department of Paediatric Neurology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Neuropediatrics 38:313-6. 2007..Following recent reports of this same mutation in a single case and in a family with late-onset LS and NARP-like features, our paper emphasises the role of MTATP6 in LS and expands the associated clinical phenotype further...
- Improving early management of bloodstream infection: a quality improvement projectJane Minton
Infection and Travel Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF
BMJ 336:440-3. 2008
- Comparison between margin-growing algorithms in radiotherapy software environmentsD W Smith
Department of Medical Physics, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds LS16 6QB, UK
Br J Radiol 81:406-12. 2008..It is not unreasonable, however, to expect that software packages should at least be consistent in volume information provided to the user...
- Open-source software for radiologists: a primerA F Scarsbrook
Department of Radiology, St James s University Hospital, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Clin Radiol 62:120-30. 2007..How to incorporate this software into radiological practice will also be discussed...
- Joint hypermobilityHoward A Bird
Department of Pharmacological Rheumatology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Musculoskeletal Care 5:4-19. 2007....
- Aspects of molecular phenotype and its correlations with breast cancer behaviour and taxonomyA M Hanby
Academic Unit of Pathology, Leeds University, c o Department of Histopathology, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Br J Cancer 92:613-7. 2005..The tumour morphology reflects the molecular profile that produced it and consequently each can be predictive of the other...
- Pelviureteric junction obstruction as sequelae of Kawasaki diseaseR Subramaniam
Department of Paediatric Surgery, KK Women and Children s Hospital, Singapore
Pediatr Surg Int 20:553-5. 2004..He was diagnosed with Kawasaki disease, and subsequently developed vasculitis of the ureter and stricture of the ureteric lumen at the level of the pelviureteric junction...
- Vitamin K in cystic fibrosisS P Conway
St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
J R Soc Med 97:48-51. 2004
- Managing inadvertent arterial catheterization during central venous access proceduresTony Nicholson
Department of Vascular Radiology, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust, Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 2JZ, UK
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:21-5. 2004..Inadvertent arterial puncture occurs in up to 3.7%. Significant morbidity and death has been reported. We report on our experience in the endovascular treatment of this iatrogenic complication...
- Descriptive study of intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile diarrhoeaMark H Wilcox
Department of Microbiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds, Old Medical School, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
J Antimicrob Chemother 53:882-4. 2004..Clostridium difficile diarrhoea (CDD) cases treated with intravenous immunoglobulin during a 2 year period were reviewed to determine disease severity and response to treatment...
- Review of radiotherapy dose and volume for intracranial ependymomaRoger E Taylor
Cookridge Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
Pediatr Blood Cancer 42:457-60. 2004..There are no randomised trials of RT in EP and evidence for dose and volume relies on retrospective single institution series, usually comprising a heterogeneous mix of relatively small numbers of patients recruited over several decades...
- Fear of devaluation: understanding the experience of intersexed women with androgen insensitivity syndromeJulie Alderson
Leeds Teaching Hospitals, University of Leeds, and Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Br J Health Psychol 9:81-100. 2004..We aim to provide an understanding of the psychological sequela of androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS) in phenotypic females in order to begin to inform psychosocial health care services...
- Antibiotic treatment of multidrug-resistant organisms in cystic fibrosisS P Conway
Paediatric and Adult Regional Cystic Fibrosis Centres, St James and Seacroft University Hospitals, Leeds, UK
Am J Respir Med 2:321-32. 2003....
- Primary human parvovirus B19 infection in an HIV infected patient on highly active antiretroviral therapyJ Clarke
Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Centre for Sexual Health, Sunnybank Wing, Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3EX, UK
Sex Transm Infect 79:336. 2003..In immunosuppressed patients, including those with HIV infection, such humoral responses are impaired and severe chronic bone marrow suppression and arthritis may occur...
- Colorectal hepatic metastases: detection with SPIO-enhanced breath-hold MR imaging--comparison of optimized sequencesJanice Ward
Department of Clinical Radiology, St James s University Hospital, Beckett St, Leeds LS9 7TF, England
Radiology 228:709-18. 2003..To compare the accuracy of four breath-hold magnetic resonance (MR) imaging sequences to establish the most effective superparamagnetic iron oxide (SPIO)-enhanced sequence for detection of colorectal hepatic metastases...
- The Southwest of Scotland Structural Chromosomal Abnormalities Database: an assessment of its contribution to genetic counselling in affected familiesS K Joss
Duncan Guthrie Institute of Medical Genetics, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow, G3 8SJ, Scotland, UK
Genet Couns 14:187-94. 2003..To assess the effect of establishing a genetic database on the provision of genetic counselling to individuals and families with structural chromosomal abnormalities...
- Polycystic ovary syndrome--a systemic disorder?Adam Balen
The General Infirmary, Claredon wing, Leeds LS2 9NS, UK
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 17:263-74. 2003..Weight loss remains the most effective first line therapeutic intervention in women with PCOS and recently the use of insulin sensitizing agents has demonstrated benefit...
- Cost effectiveness of ward based non-invasive ventilation for acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: economic analysis of randomised controlled trialP K Plant
Department of Respiratory Medicine, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF
BMJ 326:956. 2003..To evaluate the cost effectiveness of standard treatment with and without the addition of ward based non-invasive ventilation in patients admitted to hospital with an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
- A problem with her lead weightK E Newton
SAS Trace Elements, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, LTH NHS Trust, Britannia House, Britannia Road, Morley, Leeds LS27 0DQ, UK
Ann Clin Biochem 42:145-8. 2005..The positive identification of a source of exposure can be difficult in a single case of exposure, but this was eventually achieved by means of stable lead isotope analysis following painstaking detective work...
- Stapled transanal rectal resection for obstructed defaecation and evidence-based practiceD G Jayne
Academic Surgical Unit, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Br J Surg 92:793-4. 2005
- Research directions for bone healingToby Branfoot
Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, Beckett Str, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Injury 36:S51-4. 2005..This article highlights issues relating to bone regeneration which could potentially be the focus of research in the near future...
- The prognostic significance of perineural invasion in prostatic cancer biopsies: a systematic reviewPatricia Harnden
Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom
Cancer 109:13-24. 2007..However, the data are limited, and well-designed studies that use predefined stringent protocols are required to provide robust estimates of risk to aid in treatment planning...
- Inguinofemoral hernia: accuracy of sonography in patients with indeterminate clinical featuresPhilip Robinson
Department of Radiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, St James University Hospital, Chancellor Wing, Beckett St, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1168-78. 2006..The objective of our study was to investigate the accuracy of sonography in patients with symptoms suggestive of a hernia and normal or equivocal clinical examination findings...
- Chronic encapsulated mediastinal abscess presenting with remote cutaneous fistulization 12 years after redo aortic valve replacement for prosthetic valve endocarditisPankaj Kaul
Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3EX, UK
J Cardiothorac Surg 1:22. 2006..In the entire English language literature, this report represents the longest interval between a heart operation and a sternal or mediastinal abscess...
- A chromosomal event resulting in possession and expression of multiple HLA-B and Cw genes in a renal patientK Poole
Transplant Immunology Laboratory, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Int J Immunogenet 33:269-70. 2006....
- Sedaghatian spondylometaphyseal dysplasia with pachygyria and absence of the corpus callosumSharon J English
Department of Neonatal Medicine, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom
Am J Med Genet A 140:1854-8. 2006..Our case highlights the possibility for neuronal migration abnormalities in Sedaghatian spondylometaphyseal dysplasia and suggests a novel association of the disorder with agenesis of the corpus callosum...
- Quantitative analysis of buprenorphine and norbuprenorphine in urine using liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometryE J Fox
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Britannia House, Britannia Road, Morley, Leeds, LS27 0DQ, U K
J Anal Toxicol 30:238-44. 2006..4% [range 0% to 67%; standard deviation (SD) 9.7%] and 34% (range 0% to 100%; SD 23.8%), respectively...
- Controversial topics in surgery. The case against radical prostatectomyPeter Whelan
Department of Urology, St James s University Hospital, Beckett St, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:159-62. 2005
- New MR techniques for the detection of liver metastasesJ Ward
Department of Clinical Radiology, St James s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Cancer Imaging 6:33-42. 2006..This article reviews current MR imaging techniques for the detection and characterisation of metastases and discusses the relative capability of different techniques for detecting small lesions...
- Tracheostomy care for community nurses: basic principlesTricia Feber
Leeds Head and Neck Cancer Team, Cookridge Hospital, Leeds
Br J Community Nurs 11:186, 188-90, 192-3. 2006..Sources of equipment and further information will be identified...
- Aggravation of epilepsy by anti-epileptic drugsN A Gayatri
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK
Dev Med Child Neurol 48:394-8. 2006..Advances in pharmacogenomics may in the future enable such adverse effects to be predicted for individual patients. Meanwhile, a systematic approach to reporting AED-induced seizure aggravation should be developed...
- Palliative medicine for the cancer and non-cancer patientSuzanne Kite
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Leeds General Infirmary Cookridge Hospital
Clin Med 5:626-9. 2005
- Premature menopause: management challenges after the Women's Health InitiativeJulie Ayres
Menopause Clinic, Gynaecology Outpatient Department, General Infirmary at Leeds, Leeds, UK
J Br Menopause Soc 11:157. 2005
- Efficacy of tigecycline in complicated skin and skin structure infections and complicated intra-abdominal infectionsM H Wilcox
Department of Microbiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and University of Leeds, UK
J Chemother 17:23-9. 2005..Tigecycline has the potential to be used as monotherapy for the treatment of cSSSI and cIAI...
- Proton radiotherapy for paediatric tumours: potential areas for clinical researchR E Taylor
Cookridge Hospital, Leeds LS16 6QB, UK
Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 15:S32-6. 2003..Clinical experience of proton radiotherapy for children remains limited with potential areas for clinical research...