Below Pelican has listed a selection of papers that reflect the areas of research that we have been involved in and continue to support. Where possible the links to the abstracts are included for further information.
International multicentre prospective study on microwave ablation of liver tumours: preliminary results. Lloyd DM,Lau KN, Welsh F, Lee KF, Sherlock DJ, Choti MA, Martinie JB, Iannitti DA, on behalf of the International Microwave Tumour Ablation Group; HPB 2011; 13:579-85.
Long-term survival following delayed presentation and resection of colorectal liver metastases. P.J.Swan, F.K.S.Welsh, K.Chandrakumaran and M.Rees. British Journal of Surgery. May 19, 2011; DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7527.
Open liver resection for colorectal metastases: better short- and long-term outcomes in patients potentially suitable for laparoscopic liver resection.Welsh FKS. Tekkis PP, John TG, Rees M. HPB 2010, 12(3):188-94.
Accuracy of liver-specific magnetic resonance imaging as a predictor of chemotherapy-associated hepatic cellular injury prior to liver resection.TR O’Rourke, FKS Welsh, PP Tekkis, N Lyle, A Mustajab, TG John, D Peppercorn, M Rees. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2009; 35: 1085-1091.
The international position on laparoscopic liver surgery: The Louisville Statement, 2008.Buell JF. Cherqui D. Geller DA. O’Rourke N. Iannitti D. Dagher I. Koffron AJ. Thomas M. Gayet B. Han HS. Wakabayashi G. Belli G. Kaneko H. Ker CG. Scatton O. Laurent A. Abdalla EK. Chaudhury P. Dutson E. Gamblin C. D’Angelica M. Nagorney D. Testa G. Labow D. Manas D. Poon RT. Nelson H. Martin R. Clary B. Pinson WC. Martinie J. Vauthey JN. Goldstein R. Roayaie S. Barlet D. Espat J. Abecassis M. Rees M. Fong Y. McMasters KM. Broelsch C. Busuttil R. Belghiti J. Strasberg S. Chari RS. World Consensus Conference on Laparoscopic Surgery. Annals of Surgery 2009; 250(5):825-30.
Validation of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer QLQ-LMC21 questionnaire for assessment of patient-reported outcomes during treatment of colorectal liver metastases.JM Blazeby, P Fayers, T Conroy, O Sezer, J Ramage, M Rees. Br J Surg 2009; 96: 291-298.
Evaluation of long-term survival following hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer: A multifactorial model of 929 patients. Rees M, Tekkis PP, Welsh FK, O’Rourke TR, John TG. Annals of Surgery 2008; 247:125-135.
Long-term results of liver resection for non-colorectal, non-neuroendocrine metastases.Thomas R O`Rourke, Fenella Welsh, Paris Tekkis, Shinn Yeung, Jonathan Fawcett, Steven Lynch,Russell Strong, Daryll Wall, Timothy G John, Myrddin Rees. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2008; 15(1): 207-218.
Quantification of risk of a positive (R1) resection margin following hepatic resection for metastatic colorectal cancer – an aid to clinical decision-making. F K S Welsh, P Tekkis, T R O`Rourke, T G John, M Rees. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2008; 17(1): 3-13.
Elective intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation during a high-risk liver resection. Oliver J C, Welsh F K S, Bell J, Bishop A J, Glover J, Rees M. Anaesthesia 2008; 63: 1365-8.
Safe liver resection following chemotherapy for colorectal metastases is a matter of timing.FKS Welsh, HS Tilney, P Tekkis, TG John, M Rees. British Journal of Cancer 2007, 96(7):1037-42.
A meta-analysis of clinical outcome following first and second liver resection for colorectal metastases. A Antoniou, R Lovegrove, P Tekkis, H Tilney, A Darzi, A Heriot, T John, M Rees F Welsh. Surgery 2007, 141(1):9-18.
Laparoscopic staging in selected patients with colorectal liver metastases as a prelude to liver resection. S A Pilkington, M Rees, D Peppercorn, TG John. HPB 2007; 9: 58-63
Repeat hepatic resection for recurrent colorectal liver metastases is associated with favourable long term survival. IM Shaw, M Rees, FKS Welsh, S Bygrave, TG John. British Journal of Surgery 2006, 93(4):457-64.
Hepatic resection for malignant melanoma. Crook TB. Jones OM. John TG. Rees M. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2006, 32(3):315-7.
Biopsy of resectable colorectal liver metastases causes tumour dissemination and adversely affects survival after liver resection.Jones OM. Rees M. John TG. Bygrave S. Plant G. British Journal of Surgery 2005, 92(9):1165-8.
Biopsy of potentially operable hepatic colorectal metastases is not useless but dangerous. Jones OM. Rees M. John TG. Bygrave S. Plant G. British Medical Journal 2004, 329(7473):1045-6.
Cells for bioartificial liver devices: The human hepatoma-derived cell line C3A produces urea but does not detoxify ammonia.Demetra Mavri-Damelin, Leonard H Damelin, Simon Eaton, Myrddin Rees, Claire Selden, Humphrey JF Hodgson. Biotechnology & Bioengineering; 99(3): 644-651.