Research and publications from the Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery (SNAPS) department

Information about research and publications from the Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery department at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Publications

A selection of peer reviewed articles published from 2012-2014:

Gastroschisis with intestinal atresia—predictive value of antenatal diagnosis and outcome of postnatal treatment”. Ghionzoli M, James C, David A Shah A, Tan A, Iskaro J, Drake DP, Curry JI, Kiely EM, Cross K, Eaton S, De Coppi P, Pierro A. J Pediatr Surg; 47:322–328, 2012.

Effectiveness of the Antegrade Colonic Enema stopper at preventing stomal stenosis: Long-term follow-up”. Carnaghan H, Johnson H, Eaton S, De Coppi P, Curry J, Morova M, Cross K, Drake E, Kiely EM, Pierro A. Eur J Pediatr Surg: 22; 26-28, 2012. 

Duhamel pull through for Hirschsprungs disease: a comparison of open and laparoscopic techniques”. Nah SA, de Coppi P, Kiely EM, Curry JI, Drake DP, Cross K, Spitz L, Eaton S, Pierro A. J Pediatr Surg. Feb; 47(2): 308-12, 2012.

Advanced necrotising enterocolitis part 1: mortality”. Thyoka M, de Coppi P, Eaton S, Khoo K, Hall NJ, Curry J, Kiely E, Drake D, Cross K, Pierro A. Eur J Pediatr Surg. Feb; 22(1): 8-12, 2012.

Advanced necrotising enterocolitis part 2: recurrence of necrotising enterocolitis”. Thyoka M, Eaton S, Hall NJ, Drake D, Kiely E, Curry J, Cross K, de Coppi P, Pierro A. Eur J Pediatr Surg. Feb; 22(1): 13-6, 2012.

Fundoplication in ventilator-dependent infants with gastro-oesophageal reflux”. Macharia EW, Eaton S, de Coppi P, Curry J, Drake D, Cross K, Kiely E, Pierro A. Eur J Pediatr Surg. Feb; 22(1): 91-6, 2012.

Cost-effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open pyloromyotomy”. Carrington EV, Hall NJ, Pacilli M, Drake DP, Curry JI, Kiely EM, De Coppi P, Pierro A, Eaton S. J Surg Res. Nov. 178 (1): 315-320, 2012.

Randomized clinical trial of glutamine-supplemented versus standard parenteral nutrition in infants with surgical gastrointestinal disease". Ong EG, Eaton S, Wade AM, Horn V, Losty PD, Curry JI, Sugarman ID, Klein NJ, Pierro A; SIGN Trial Group, Arul GS, Cusick E, Singh SJ, Davis CF, Flett ME, Griffiths DM, Richards CA, McCallion WA, Cord-Udy C, Hawdon JM, Surana R. Br J Surg. 2012 Jul; 99(7): 929-38, 2012.

"Outcomes following laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair in infants compared with older children”. Choi W, Hall NJ, Garriboli M, Ron O, Curry JI, Cross K, Drake DP, Kiely EM, Eaton S, De Coppi P, Pierro A.Pediatr Surg Int. Dec; 28(12): 1165-9, 2012.

High-resolution colonic manometry accurately predicts colonic neuromuscular pathological phenotype in pediatric slow transit constipation." Giorgio V, Borrelli O, Smith VV, Rampling D, Köglmeier J, Shah N, Thapar N, Curry J, Lindley KJ. Neurogastroenterol Motil. Jan; 25(1): 70-e9, 2013.

Recurrence rate of Morgagni diaphragmatic hernia following laparoscopic repair”. Garriboli M, Bishay M, Kiely EM, Drake DP, Curry JI, Cross KM, Eaton S, De Coppi P, Pierro A. Pediatr Surg Int, 29(2): 185-9; 2013.

Chronic abdominal pain in children: help in spotting the organic diagnosis”. Wright NJ, Hammond PJ, Curry JI. Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed. 98(1): 32-39; 2013. 

Management of a Complication of Percutaneous Gastrostomy in Children”. Singh RR, Eaton S, Cross KM, Curry JI, De Coppi P, Kiely EM, Roebuck DJ, Pierro A. Eur J Pediatr Surg, 23(1): 76-9; 2013.

Hypercapnia and Acidosis During Open and Thoracoscopic Repair of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and Esophageal Atresia: Results of a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial”. Bishay M, Giacomello L, Retrosi G, Thyoka M, Garriboli M, Brierley J, Harding L, Scuplak S, Cross KM, Curry JI, Kiely EM, De Coppi P, Eaton S, Pierro A. Ann Surg. Dec;258(6):895-900, 2013.

"Term newborns with bilious vomiting: When should they see a surgeon and how soon?". Simon C Blackburn. Arch Dis Child 2014; 100:1-2 Published Online First: 23 Oct 2014