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Ovarian cancer symptoms, routes to diagnosis and survival - Population cohort study in the 'no screen' arm of the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS).

James Dilley, Matthew Burnell, Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj, Andy Ryan, Christina Neophytou, Sophia Apostolidou, Chloe Karpinskyj, Jatinderpal Kalsi, Tim Mould, Robert Woolas, Naveena Singh, Martin Widschwendter, Lesley Fallowfield, Stuart Campbell, Steven J Skates, Alistair McGuire, Mahesh Parmar, Ian Jacobs, Usha Menon,

OBJECTIVE:There are widespread efforts to increase symptom awareness of 'pelvic/abdominal pain, increased abdominal size/bloating, difficulty eating/feeling full and urinary frequency/urgency' in an attempt to diagnose ovarian cancer earlier. Long-term survival of women with these symptoms adjusted for known prognostic factors is yet to be determined. This study explored the association ... Read more >>

Gynecol. Oncol. (Gynecologic oncology)
[2020, :]

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Novel laparoscopic cornual resection of interstitial pregnancy using the Endo GIA™ Universal Stapler (Medtronic): A series of 12 cases.

Wai Yoong, Christina Neophytou, Lester de Silva, Adewale Adeyemo, Wasim Lodhi,

BACKGROUND:The maternal mortality of interstitial pregnancy is five times greater than that of other ectopic gestations due to potential haemorrhage. Minimal access surgical techniques usually comprise cornual resection and cornuostomy, requiring laparoscopic suturing skills. AIM:To describe a case series using a laparoscopic automatic stapling device with reloadable cartridges to resect ... Read more >>

Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol (The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology)
[2020, 60(1):130-134]

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Letter to the Editor: Early versus delayed umbilical cord clamping on maternal and neonatal outcomes.

Ayanthi Gunasekera, Reena Abraham, Christina Neophytou, Wai Yoong,

Arch. Gynecol. Obstet. (Archives of gynecology and obstetrics)
[2019, :]

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Global variation in anastomosis and end colostomy formation following left-sided colorectal resection.

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Background:End colostomy rates following colorectal resection vary across institutions in high-income settings, being influenced by patient, disease, surgeon and system factors. This study aimed to assess global variation in end colostomy rates after left-sided colorectal resection. Methods:This study comprised an analysis of GlobalSurg-1 and -2 international, prospective, observational cohort studies ... Read more >>

BJS Open (BJS open)
[2019, 3(3):403-414]

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Pooled analysis of WHO Surgical Safety Checklist use and mortality after emergency laparotomy.

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BACKGROUND:The World Health Organization (WHO) Surgical Safety Checklist has fostered safe practice for 10 years, yet its place in emergency surgery has not been assessed on a global scale. The aim of this study was to evaluate reported checklist use in emergency settings and examine the relationship with perioperative mortality ... Read more >>

Br J Surg (The British journal of surgery)
[2019, 106(2):e103-e112]

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L-Arginine Increases Postprandial Circulating GLP-1 and PYY Levels in Humans.

Anjali Amin, Christina Neophytou, Shermaine Thein, Niamh M Martin, Amin Alamshah, Eleanor Spreckley, Stephen R Bloom, Kevin G Murphy,

OBJECTIVE:The satiating effect of protein compared with other nutrients has been well described and is thought to be mediated, in part, by gut hormone release. Previously, it has been shown that oral L-arginine acts as a GLP-1 secretagogue both in vitro and in vivo in rodents. Here, the effect of ... Read more >>

Obesity (Silver Spring) (Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.))
[2018, 26(11):1721-1726]

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Laparoscopy in management of appendicitis in high-, middle-, and low-income countries: a multicenter, prospective, cohort study.

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BACKGROUND:Appendicitis is the most common abdominal surgical emergency worldwide. Differences between high- and low-income settings in the availability of laparoscopic appendectomy, alternative management choices, and outcomes are poorly described. The aim was to identify variation in surgical management and outcomes of appendicitis within low-, middle-, and high-Human Development Index (HDI) ... Read more >>

Surg Endosc (Surgical endoscopy)
[2018, 32(8):3450-3466]

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An unusual cause of back pain.

Michael Malley, Marie Monaghan, Alisha Esmail, Christina Neophytou, Amanda Cheng,

Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed (Archives of disease in childhood. Education and practice edition)
[2016, 101(6):316-318]

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