Publications

Below you will find publications from the NIHR Global Health Unit on Global Surgery and from the GlobalSurg Collaborative. We will endeavor to make as many of our publications as possible open access or free to view,

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Article: Projecting COVID-19 disruption to elective surgery

COVIDSurg Collaborative

The Lancet 2021 December https://bit.ly/3E7r9YK

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Article: Death following pulmonary complications of surgery before and during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

STARSurg Collaborative and COVIDSurg Collaborative

BJS 2021 November https://bit.ly/3p1cKt0

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Article: Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of Telephone Administration of an adapted wound heaLing QuestiONaire for assessment for surgical site infection following abdominal surgery in low and middle-income countries (TALON): protocol for a study within a trial (SWAT)

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

BMC 2021 July https://bit.ly/3p4zo3B

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Article: Effect of COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns on planned cancer surgery for 15 tumour types in 61 countries: an international, prospective, cohort study

COVIDSurg Collaborative

The Lancet Oncology 2021 Oct https://bit.ly/3bxRbIO

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Article: Challenges and solutions: surveying researchers on what type of community engagement and involvement activities are feasible in low and middle income countries during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kroese K, Porter K, Surridge H, Tembo D

BMJ Open 2021 Oct https://bit.ly/3vQKkUq

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Article: Reducing surgical site infections in low-income and middle-income countries (FALCON): a pragmatic, multicentre, stratified, randomised controlled trial

FALCON Collaborative and NIHR Global Research Health Unit on Global Surgery

The Lancet 2021 Oct  https://bit.ly/3GkxBOy

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Article: Preliminary model assessing the cost-effectiveness of preoperative chlorhexidine mouthwash in reducing postoperative pneumonia among abdominal surgery patients in South Africa.

GlobalSurg Collaborative

Plos One 2021 Aug https://bit.ly/3G8sYX3

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Article: Effects of pre-operative isolation on postoperative pulmonary complications after elective surgery: an international prospective cohort study. 

Anaesthesia 2021 Aug https://bit.ly/32PKuAZ

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Article: Community engagement and involvement in Ghana: Conversations with community stakeholders to inform surgical research

Kroese K, Ofori Appiah B, Ramatu Abdulai D, Monahan M, Prah A, Tabiri S

Published July 2021 BMC Research Involvement and Engagement https://bit.ly/3roR4IK

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Article: Stoma care research in Low and Middle-income Countries: An update from the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

Ademuyiwa A, Adisa A, Bhangu AA, Glasbey JC, Lapitan MC*, Msosa V, Sacdalan MDP, Simoes J.

BJS Open 2021 May https://bit.ly/3Icmb0k

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Article: CROCODILE study group. CatastROphiC expenditure rates and barriers fOr treatment aDherence In patients with colorectaL cancEr in India: CROCODILE study protocol

CROCODILE Collaborative

Colorectal Disease 2021 Apr https://bit.ly/3d8nHCj

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Article: Methodological issues in economic evaluations of emergency transport systems in low-income and middle-income countries

Lilford R, Nepogodiev D, Chilton PJ, Watson SI, Erlangga D, Diggle P, Girling AJ, Sculpher M

BMJ Global Health 2021 Mar  10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004723

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Article: SARS-CoV-2 vaccination to support safe surgery during the pandemic: a modeling study using data from an international prospective cohort study

Covidsurg Collaborative, GlobalSurg Collaborative

BJS Society 2021 Mar  10.1093/bjs/znab101/6182412

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Article: Timing of surgery following SARS‐CoV‐2 infection: an international prospective cohort study.

Covidsurg Collaborative

Association of Anesthetists 2021 Mar  10.1111/anae.15458

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Article:  Global variation in postoperative mortality and complications after cancer surgery: a multicentre, prospective cohort study in 82 countries

GlobalSurg & the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

The Lancet 2021 Jan; doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(21)00001-5 (2021)

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Article: Head and neck cancer surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic: An international, multicenter, observational cohort study

Covidsurg Collaborative

Cancer 2020 Dec; doi 10.1016/j.accpm.2019.11.005

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Article:  Surgical Site Infection in Children after Surgery: A global prospective cohort study

GlobalSurg Collaborative

BMJ Global Health 2020 Dec;  doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003429

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Article:  Identifying a Basket of Surgical Procedures to Standardize Global Surgical Metrics: An International Delphi Study.

Odland ML, Nepogodiev D, Morton D, Martin J, Bekele A, Ghosh D, Ademuyiwa AO, Davies JI, Weiser TG.

Ann Surg. 2020 Nov; doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000004611 

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Article: Perioperative mortality as a meaningful indicator: Challenges and solutions for measurement, interpretation, and health system improvement.

Ng-Kamstra JS, Nepogodiev D, Lawani I, Bhangu A.

Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2020 Oct; 39(5):673-681 10.1016/j.accpm.2019.11.005

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Article: Pragmatic multicentre factorial randomised controlled trial testing measures to reduce surgical site infection in low- and middle-income countries: study protocol of the FALCON trial

FALCON Collaborative and NIHR Global Research Health Unit on Global Surgery

BJS 2020 Sept ; doi/10.1111/codi.15354

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Article: Elective Cancer Surgery in COVID-19–Free Surgical Pathways During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: An International, Multicenter, Comparative Cohort Study

COVIDSurg Collaborative

Journal of Clinical Oncology; https://doi. org/10.1200/JCO.20.01933

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Article: Making all deaths after surgery count – Authors’ reply

Nepogodiev D, Martin J, Biccard B, Ademuyiwa A, Bhangu A

The Lancet; Lancet. 2019;393(10191):2588-9

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Article: Preoperative nasopharyngeal swab testing and postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing elective surgery during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

COVIDSURG Collaborative

BJS; https://academic.oup.com/bjs/advance-article/doi/10.1093/bjs/znaa051/5974404)

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Article: Should we be re‐starting elective surgery?

COVIDSURG Collaborative

Association of Anaesthetists ; https://associationofanaesthetists-publications.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/anae.15296)

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Article: Mesh versus suture repair of primary inguinal hernia in Ghana: Prospective, outcome assessor blinded, before and after study.

Tabiri S, Owusu F, Abantanga FA, Moten A, Nepogodiev D, Omar O, Bhangu A.

BJS Open; 2019 25;3(5):629-633

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Article: ‘Reducing postoperative mortality rates in England’

Nepogodiev D, Omar O, Bhangu A.

BJS Open; 2019 10.1002

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Article: Feasibility study for a randomised controlled trial of bupivacaine, lignocaine with adrenaline, or placebo wound infiltration to reduce postoperative pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in West Africa

Adenekan AT, Aderounmu AA, Wuraola FO, Owojuyigbe AM, Adetoye AO, Nepogodiev D, Magill L, Bhangu A, Adisa AO

BJS Open; 2019;3(4):453-460

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Article: Delaying surgery for patients with a previous SARS-CoV-2 infection

COVIDSURG Collaborative

BJS ; https://bjssjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bjs.12050

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Article: Favourable perioperative outcomes for children with SARS-CoV-2

COVIDSURG Collaborative

BJS ; https://bjssjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bjs.12038

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Article: Mortality and pulmonary complications in patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection: an international cohort study

COVIDSURG Collaborative