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: 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 prioritization process

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

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

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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.

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

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: 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

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

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

Mark Monahan, Susan Jowett, Thomas Pinkney, Peter Brocklehurst, Dion G. Morton, Zainab Abdali, Tracy E. Roberts

PLoS One; https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0232960 (2020)

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Article: Elective surgery cancellations due to the COVID‐19 pandemic: global predictive modelling to inform surgical recovery plans

COVIDSURG Collaborative, Nepogodiev D, Bhangu A.

BJShttps://doi.org/10.1002/bjs.11746 (2020)

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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: 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 Open 2014;4:e006239 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006239

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