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

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Article: Effects of hospital facilities on patient outcomes after cancer surgery: an international, prospective, observational study

GlobalSurg Collaborative and NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

The Lancet Global Health 2022 May https://bit.ly/3t07dVk

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Article: Alcoholic chlorhexidine skin preparation or triclosan-coated sutures to reduce surgical site infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis of high-quality randomised controlled trials

National Institute of Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

The Lancet 2022 May https://bit.ly/3GtGq9o

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Article: Outcomes of patients undergoing elective liver and pancreas cancer during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: an international, multicentre, prospective cohort study

Siobhan C McKay, COVIDSurg Collaborative

HPB 2022 March https://bit.ly/3aaBpXa

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Article: The impact of surgical delay on resectability of colorectal cancer: An international prospective cohort study

COVIDSurg Collaborative

Colorectal Disease March 2022 https://bit.ly/3t4pFMp

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Article: Study protocol for a cluster randomised trial of sterile glove and instrument change at the time of wound closure to reduce surgical site infection in low- and middle-income countries (CHEETAH)

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

BMC 2022 March https://bit.ly/37584vZ

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Article: Global guidelines for emergency general surgery: systematic review and Delphi prioritisation process

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

BJS Open 2022 February https://bit.ly/35Dskno

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Article: Outcomes and their State-level Variation in Patients Undergoing Surgery with Perioperative SARS-CoV-2 Infection in the USA: A Prospective Muticenter Study

COVIDSurg Collaborative

Annals of Surgery 2022 February https://bit.ly/3wYEp1O

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Article: Timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection: country income analysis

D. Nepododiev COVIDSurg and GlobalSurg Collaboratives

Anaesthesia 2022 January https://bit.ly/3lVOkyL

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

COVIDSurg Collaborative

Cancer 2021 December https://bit.ly/3PPN91y

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Article: Impact of COVID-19 on vascular patients worldwide: analysis of the COVIDSurg data

Louise Hitchman, Matthew Machin, COVIDSurg Collaborative and Vascular and Endovascular Research Network

Cardiovac Surg 2021 December https://bit.ly/3z7eTsz

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Article: Outcomes from elective colorectal cancer surgery during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic 

COVIDSurg Collaborative

Colorectal Disease 2021 November https://bit.ly/3wZxFAC

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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: Global wealth disparities drive adherence to COVID-safe pathways in head and neck cancer surgery

COVIDSurg Collaborative

BJS Open 2021 November https://bit.ly/3tVBqoN

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Article: Informed decision-making on pre-operative isolation: a reply

J F F Simoes, COVIDSurg GlobalSurg Collaboratives

Anaesthesia 2021 November https://bit.ly/3tSoAb4

 


Article: Impact of Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination on postoperative mortality in patients with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection

COVIDSurg Collaborative

BJS 2021 November https://bit.ly/391dhG1

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Article: Machine learning risk prediction of mortality for patients undergoing surgery with perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection

COVIDSurg Collaborative

BJS 2021 November https://bit.ly/38SgwzN

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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: SARS-CoV-2 vaccination modelling for safe surgery to save lives: data from an international prospective cohort study

COVIDSurg Collaborative, GlobalSurg Collaborative

British Journal of Surgery 2021 September https://bit.ly/3NMDmHU

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Article: Early outcomes and complications following cardiac surgery in patients testing positive for coronavirus disease 2019: An international cohort study

COVIDSurg Collaborative

BMJ Open 2021 August https://bit.ly/3lSk3Rv

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Article: Outcomes after perioperative SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with proximal femoral fractures: an international cohort study

COVIDSurg Collaborative

BMJ Open 2021 August https://bit.ly/3lZrExD

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Article: SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study

COVIDSurg Collaborative

Anaesthesia 2021 August https://bit.ly/3N6qBb1

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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.

COVIDSurg Collaborative and GlobalSurg Collaborative

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

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Article: Feasibility and diagnostic accuracy of Telephone Administration of an adapted wound healing QuestiONaire for assessment of 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

Published July 2021 NIH National Library of Medicine https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34289893/

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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: UK Head and neck cancer surgical capacity during the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: Have we learned the lessons?

Richard Shaw, COVIDSurg Collaborative

Clin Otolaryngol 2021 March https://bit.ly/3bprnCc

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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: COVID-19 related absence among surgeons: development of an international surgical workforce prediction model

GlobalSurg Collaborative

BMJ Open Dec 2020 doi 10.1093/bjsopen/zraa021

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

COVIDSurg Collaborative, Nepogodiev D

BJS Society Oct 2020 https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.12038

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

COVIDSurg Collaborative

BJS Society Sept 2020 https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.12050


Article: Surgical site infection and costs in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review of the economic burden

Monahan M, Jowett S, Pinkney T, Brocklehurst P, Morton DG, Abdali Z, Roberts TE

PLoS One June 2020 https://bit.ly/3ndqRtm

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

Article: Global guidance for surgical care during the COVID-19 pandemic

Article: Delphi prioritization and development of global surgery guidelines for the prevention of surgical‐site infection

National Institute for Health Research Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

BJS; https://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.11530 (2020)

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Article: Surgical Outcomes Study Groups and GlobalSurg Collaborative. Variation in global uptake of the Surgical Safety Checklist.

Delisle M, Pradarelli JC, Panda N, Koritsanszky L, Sonnay Y, Lipsitz S, Pearse R, Harrison EM, Biccard B, Weiser TG, Haynes AB; Surgical Outcomes Study Groups and GlobalSurg Collaborative.

BJS; doi.org/10.1002/bjs.11321 (2020)

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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

Article: Should we be re‐starting elective surgery?

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

Article: Variation in global uptake of the Surgical Safety Checklist.

Delisle M, Pradarelli JC, Panda N, Koritsanszky L, Sonnay Y, Lipsitz S, Pearse R, Harrison EM, Biccard B, Weiser TG, Haynes AB; Surgical Outcomes Study Groups and GlobalSurg Collaborative.

BJS; doi.org/10.1002/bjs.11321 (2020)

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Article: Quality and outcomes in global cancer surgery: protocol for a multicentre, international, prospective cohort study (GlobalSurg 3)

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

BMJ Opendoi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026646 (2019)

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Article: Global variation in anastomosis and end colostomy formation following left‐sided colorectal resection

Article: Global burden of postoperative death

Dmitri Nepogodiev, Janet Martin, Bruce Biccard, Alex Makupe, Aneel Bhangu, on behalf of the National Institute for Health Research Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

The Lancet;  doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)33139-8 (2019)

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

GlobalSurg Collaborative

British Journal of Surgery;  doi: 10.1002/bjs.11051 (2019)

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Article: Management and Outcomes Following Surgery for Gastrointestinal Typhoid: An International, Prospective, Multicentre Cohort Study

GlobalSurg Collaborative

World Journal of Surgery;  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-4624-8 (2018)

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

GlobalSurg Collaborative

Surgical Endoscopy;  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00464-018-6064-9 (2018)

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Article: Surgical site infection after gastrointestinal surgery in high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries: a prospective, international, multicentre cohort study

GlobalSurg Collaborative

Lancet Infectious Diseases; DOI 10.1016/S1473-3099(18)30101-4 (2018)

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Article: Determining the worldwide epidemiology of surgical site infections after gastrointestinal resection surgery: protocol for a multicentre, international, prospective cohort study (GlobalSurg 2)

Article: Mortality of emergency abdominal surgery in high-, middle- and low-income countries

GlobalSurg Collaborative

British Journal of Surgery103(8): 911-988, 2016

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Article: Determinants of morbidity and mortality following emergency abdominal surgery in children in low-income and middle-income countries

GlobalSurg Collaborative

BMJ Global Health

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Article: A multicentre evaluation of emergency abdominal surgery in South Africa: Results from the GlobalSurg-1 South Africa study.

Spence RT, Panieri E, Rayne SL

S Afr Med J. 2016 Jan 11;106(2):163-8. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i2.10183

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Article: Prioritizing research for patients requiring surgery in low and middle income countries.

National Institue for Health Research Global Health Unit on Global Surgery

British Journal of Surgery; doi: 10.1002/bjs.11037 (2019)

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ArticleDetermining universal processes related to best outcome in emergency abdominal surgery: a multicentre, international, prospective cohort study

Aneel Bhangu, J Edward Fitzgerald, Stuart Fergusson, Chetan Khatri, Hampus Holmer, Kjetil Søreide, Ewen M Harrison

BMJ Open2014;4:e006239 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006239

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