Surgical and Educational Publications

List of publications of Nader Francis since starting to work at The Griffin Institute (NPIMR) June 2019-2020

Educational Research

  1. Clinical evaluation of intraoperative adverse events and near misses in laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery. Curtis NJ, Dennison GA, Brown CSB, Hewett PJ, Hanna GB, Stevenson ARL and FrancisNKAnn Surg. 2019 Jul 3. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003452
  2. Association of Surgical Skill Assessment With Clinical Outcomes in Cancer Surgery. Curtis NJ, Foster JD, Miskovic D, Brown CSB, Hewett PJ, Abbott S, Hanna GB, Stevenson ARL, Francis NK. JAMA Surg.2020 May 6:e201004. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2020.1004.

COVID-19 Publications

  1. SAGES and EAES Recommendations for Minimally Invasive Surgery during COVID-19 PandemicNader Francis,Jonathan Dort, Eugene Cho, Liane Feldman, Deborah Keller, Rob Lim, Dean Mikami, Edward Phillips, Konstantinos Spaniolas, Shawn Tsuda, Kevin Wasco, Tan Arulampalam, Markar Sheraz, Salvador Morales, Andrea Pietrabissa, Horacio Asbun and Aurora Pryor. Surg Endosc March 202.
  2. Evidence-based approach for surgery during COVID-19: Review of the literature and social media Tina Vajsbaher, Nathan J Curtis, Naim Slim, Julio Mayol & Nader K Francis.  BJSon line 2020.
  3. Surgical Challenges and Research Priorities in the era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: EAES membership survey. Marco Milone, Francesco Maria Carrano, Emina Letić,  Andreas Shamiyeh, Antonello Forgione, Bang Wool Eom, Beat Müller, Carmen Balagué Ponz, Christos Kontovounisios, Daniel Preda, Dejan Ignjatovic, Elisa Cassinotti, Eugenia Yiannakopoulou, George Theodoropoulos, Gil Faria, Luca Morelli, Marguerite Gorter-Stam, Sheraz Markar, Thanjakumar Arulampalam, Stavros A. Antoniou, Nader K. FrancisSurg EndoscJune on line 2020.
  4. International Guidelines on Safe Return to Surgical and Endoscopic Practice: A Delphi Consensus from the Coronavirus Global Surgical Collaborative. Asbun HJ, Abu-Hilal M, Kunzler F, Asbun D, Bonjer J, Conlon K, Demartines N, Feldman LS, Morales-Conde S, Pietrabissa A, Pryor AD, Schlachta CM, Sylla P, Targarona EM, Agra, Y, Besselink MG, Callery M, Cleary SP, De La Cruz L, Eckert P, Evans C, Han H-S, Jones DB, Gan TJ, Koch D, Lillemoe KD, Lomanto D, Marks J, Matthews B, Mellinger J, Melvin WS, Moreno-Paquentin E, Navarrete C, Pawlik TM, Pessaux P, Ricciardi W, Schwaitzberg S, Shah P, Szokol J, Talamini M, Torres R, Triboldi A, Udomsawaengsup S, Valsecchi F, Vauthey JN, Wallace M, Wexner SD, Zinner M, Francis N. Submitted to Lancet June 2020.

Other Guidelines

  1. Clinical practice guidelines of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) on bariatric surgery: update 2020 endorsed by IFSO-EC, EASO and ESPCOP.Nicola Di Lorenzo Stavros A Antoniou Rachel L Batterham Luca Busetto Daniela Godoroja Angelo Iossa Francesco M Carrano Ferdinando Agresta Isaias Alarçon Carmil Azran Nicole Bouvy Carmen Balaguè Ponz Maura Buza Catalin Copaescu Maurizio De Luca Dror Dicker Angelo Di Vincenzo Daniel M Felsenreich Nader K FrancisMartin Fried Berta Gonzalo Prats David Goitein Jason C G Halford Jitka Herlesova Marina Kalogridaki Hans Ket Salvador Morales-Conde Giacomo Piatto Gerhard Prager Suzanne Pruijssers Andrea Pucci Shlomi Rayman Eugenia Romano Sergi Sanchez-Cordero Ramon Vilallonga Gianfranco Silecchia. Surg Endosc2020 Jun 23;34(6):2332-2358. Epub 2020 Apr 23.
  2. Insight into the methodology and uptake of EAES guidelines: a qualitative analysis and survey by the EAES Consensus & Guideline Subcommittee. Stavros A Antoniou Sofia Tsokani Dimitrios Mavridis Ferdinando Agresta Manuel López-Cano Filip E Muysoms Salvador Morales-Conde Hendrik-Jaap Bonjer Thérèse van Veldhoven Nader K Francis. Surg Endosc2020 Apr 2. Epub 2020 Apr 2.

Clinical Research

  1. Development and Early Outcomes of the National Training initiative for Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (TaTME) in the UK. Francis N,Penna M, Carter F, Mortensen NJ, Hompes R ACPGBI Pilot National TaTME training Initiative Steering Group. Colorectal Dis.2020 Feb 17. doi: 10.1111/codi.15022.
  2. Prophylactic biological mesh reinforcement versus standard closure of stoma site (ROCSS): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial.Reinforcement of Closure of Stoma Site (ROCSS) Collaborative and West Midlands Research Collaborative.  2020 Feb 8;395(10222):417-426. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)32637-6.
  3. Appendicitis risk prediction models in children presenting with right iliac fossa pain (RIFT study): a prospective, multicentre validation study. RIFT Study Group on behalf of the West Midlands Research Collaborative. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2020 Apr;4(4):271-280. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(20)30006-7. Epub 2020 Feb 13. PMID: 32200936.
  4. Implementation of IDEAL Framework of UK training Porgramme for TATME. Nader Francis, Manish Chowdhary, Marta Penna, Neil Mortensen, and Roel Hompes Fiona Carter. Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery 2020 in press.
  5. Biomarker measurement in non-invasively sampled colorectal mucus as a novel approach to colorectal cancer detection: screening and triage implications. Alexandre Loktionov, Anet Soubieres, Tatiana Bandaletova, Nader Francis, Joanna Allison, Julian Sturt, Jai Mathur, and Andrew Poullis. Br J Cancer2020 in press.
  6. Impact of anemia at discharge following colorectal cancer surgery. Rebecca C Dru, Nathan J Curtis, Emma L Court, Catherine Spencer, Sara El Falaha, and Nader K Francis. Int J Colorectal Dis.2020 in press.
  7. Can complete mesocolon excision be considered the treatment of choice in right hemicolectomy for cancer? Tejedor P, Francis N.Cir Esp. 2020 Apr 25:S0009-739X(20)30073-7. doi: 1016/j.ciresp.2020.03.005.

Book Chapters

  1. ERAS outcomes: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery – A Complete Guide to Optimizing Outcomes- 66 chapter text book (Springer 2019).
  2. Cognitive Behavior in ERAS and Prehabiliation: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery – A Complete Guide to Optimizing Outcomes – 66 chapter text book (Springer 2019).
  3. Enhanced Recovery Pathways following Colorectal Surgery.Scott Steel Colorectal Surgery 2020.

Text Books

  1. Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: A Complete Guide to Optimizing Outcomes
  2. Editors: Ljungqvist, Olle, Francis, Nader K. K., Urman, Richard D. (Eds.) Springer 2020