- Use of the Airway Questionnaire 20 to detect changes in quality of life in asthmatic patients and its association with the St George's Respiratory Questionnaire and clinical parameters
Department of Respiratory Medicine, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Can Respir J 15:133-7. 2008
..The usefulness of the Airway Questionnaire 20 (AQ20) -- a short version of the St George's Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ) -- to evaluate quality of life (QOL) in asthmatic patients following a hospital admission was assessed...
- Comparison of shuttle walk with measured peak oxygen consumption in patients with operable lung cancer
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Thorax 61:57-60. 2006
..A study was undertaken to examine this relationship in patients referred for lung cancer surgery to test the hypothesis that the shuttle walk test would be useful in this clinical setting...
- Predicting survival in potentially curable lung cancer patients
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, UK
Lung 186:97-102. 2008
..Careful attention is required when managing patients with diabetes. Respiratory physiologic measurements were of limited value in predicting long-term survival after lung cancer surgery...
- Ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy to predict postoperative pulmonary function in lung cancer patients undergoing pneumonectomy
Department of Thoracic Oncology, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB3 8RE, United Kingdom
AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:1260-5. 2006
..We therefore revisited the use of V/Q scintigraphy in pneumonectomy patients in predicting postoperative pulmonary function and the appropriateness of current clinical guidelines...
- The effect of lung resection on pulmonary function and exercise capacity in lung cancer patients
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom SG1 4AB
Respir Care 52:720-6. 2007
..Prospectively to evaluate the effects of lung resection on lung function (as measured via spirometry) and exercise capacity (as measured via shuttle-walk test) in lung cancer patients...
- Use of quantitative lung scintigraphy to predict postoperative pulmonary function in lung cancer patients undergoing lobectomy
Department of Thoracic Oncology, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Ann Thorac Surg 78:1215-8. 2004
..Since then there have been advances in both surgical techniques and scintigraphic techniques, and the surgical population has become older and more female represented...
- Cardiopulmonary exercise tests and lung cancer surgical outcome
Consultant Chest Physician, Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge, CB3 8RE, UK
Chest 127:1159-65. 2005
..The aim of this study was to establish whether exercise testing could predict poor surgical outcome in lung cancer surgery and whether the absolute value or percentage of predicted value is the better predictor of the surgical outcome...
- Relationship of shuttle walk test and lung cancer surgical outcome
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge CB3 8RE, UK
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 26:1216-9. 2004
..Therefore, we undertook a prospective study to examine the relationship between shuttle walk test and surgical outcome in 139 patients undergoing assessment for possible lung cancer surgery...
- Can 16-detector multislice CT exclude skeletal lesions during tumour staging? Implications for the cancer patient
Ashley M Groves
Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke s Hospital NHS Trust and the University of Cambridge, Hills Rd, Box 218, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ, UK
Eur Radiol 16:1066-73. 2006
..Patients who have undergone full whole-body staging on 16-detector CT may not need additional skeletal scintigraphy. This should shorten the cancer patient's diagnostic pathway...
- The incidence and impact of low body mass index on patients with operable lung cancer
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth, Cambridge, UK
Clin Nutr 26:440-3. 2007
..To prospectively assess the nutritional status of patients referred for lung cancer surgery, as well as to assess the prognostic value of nutritional status in determining the surgical outcome...
- The role of transbronchial needle aspiration in the diagnosis of bronchogenic carcinoma
Thoracic Oncology Unit, Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge CB3 8RE, United Kingdom
Respir Care 48:602-5. 2003
..For many years in the United States transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) has been used with flexible bronchoscopy to diagnosis bronchogenic carcinoma, but very few data are available from the United Kingdom...
- Stage migration: results of lymph node dissection in the era of modern imaging and invasive staging for lung cancer
Bilal H Kirmani
Department of Thoracic Surgery, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:104-9; discussion 109-10. 2013
..Assuming that contemporary detailed preoperative staging may yield a lower rate of stage change after surgery, we were interested to determine the impact of our lymph node dissections performed at the time of surgical resection...
- Non-[18F]FDG PET in clinical oncology
Ashley M Groves
Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College London, London, UK
Lancet Oncol 8:822-30. 2007
..The potential role of these imaging probes for tumour detection and monitoring is progressively being recognised by clinical oncologists, biologists, and pharmacologists...
- CT pulmonary angiography versus ventilation-perfusion scintigraphy in pregnancy: implications from a UK survey of doctors' knowledge of radiation exposure
Ashley M Groves
Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College London, Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer St, London W1T 3AA, United Kingdom
Radiology 240:765-70. 2006
..To prospectively investigate the fetal dosimetry knowledge of health care professionals involved in the management of pulmonary embolism...
- Increasing macrocephaly in a neonate
Ashley M Groves
Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge University Teaching Hospitals Trust, UK
Neurology 61:822. 2003
- Extensive skeletal muscle uptake of 18F-FDG: relation to immunosuppressants?
Ashley M Groves
Department of Radiology, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
J Nucl Med Technol 32:206-8. 2004
..The clinical context of immunosuppression after heart and lung transplantation and the absence of any other known association make the former a likely etiologic factor...
- Novel positron emission tomography/computed tomography of diffuse parenchymal lung disease combining a labeled somatostatin receptor analogue and 2-deoxy-2[18F]fluoro-D-glucose
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
Mol Imaging 11:91-8. 2012
..We provide noninvasive in vivo evidence in humans showing that SSTRs may be detected in the lungs of patients with DPLD in a similar distribution to sites of increased uptake of ¹⁸F-FDG on PET...
- Perfusion scintigraphy still has important role in evaluation of majority of pregnant patients with suspicion of pulmonary embolism
Radiology 244:623-4; author reply 625. 2007
- Functional imaging of neuroendocrine tumors with combined PET/CT using 68Ga-DOTATATE (DOTA-DPhe1,Tyr3-octreotate) and 18F-FDG
Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University College Hospital, London, UK
Cancer 112:2447-55. 2008
- Long-term quality of life after lung resection
Respiratory Medicine, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, SG1 4AB, UK
Thorac Surg Clin 18:81-91. 2008
..There is clearly a need to identify and intervene with subgroups of patients who are at an elevated risk of premature death and diminished QOL...