Other publications - Omer Aziz

MEDLINE Journal Papers

1. Malietzis G, Aziz O, Bagnall NM, Johns N, Fearon KC, Jenkins JT. The role of body composition evaluation by computerized tomography in determining colorectal cancer treatment outcomes: A systematic review. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2014 Nov 3. PubMed PMID: 25468746.

2. Malietzis G, Giacometti M, Kennedy RH, Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Jenkins JT. The emerging role of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in determining colorectal cancer treatment outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Nov;21(12):3938-46. doi: 10.1245/s10434-014-3815-2. PMID: 24866438.

3. Aziz O, Ashrafian H, Jones C, Harling L, Kumar S, Garas G, Holme T, Darzi A, Zacharakis E, Athanasiou T. Laparoscopic ultrasonography versus intra-operative cholangiogram for the detection of common bile duct stones during laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A meta-analysis of diagnostic accuracy. Int J Surg. 2014;12(7):712-9. PMID: 24861544.

4. Malietzis G, Giacometti M, Askari A, Nachiappan S, Kennedy RH, Faiz OD, Aziz O, Jenkins JT.A Preoperative Neutrophil to Lymphocyte Ratio of Three Predicts Disease-free Survival After Curative Elective Colorectal Cancer Surgery. Ann Surg. 2013; Oct 3. PMID 24096764

5. Kolinioti A, Kayani B, Skouras C, Fovos A, Aziz O, Zacharakis E. Does laparoscopic Heller's myotomy provide superior results compared to endoscopic dilatation for oesophageal achalasia? Int J Surg. 2013;11(3):238-43. PubMed PMID: 23416536.

6. Thorn CC, Smith M, Aziz O, Holme TC. The Waterlow score for risk assessment in surgical patients. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2013 Jan;95(1):52-6. PubMed PMID: 23317729.

7. Atallah L, Aziz O, Gray E, Lo B, Yang GZ. An ear-worn sensor for the detection of gait impairment after abdominal surgery. Surg Innov. 2013 Feb;20(1):86-94. PubMed PMID: 22641465.

8. James DR, Purkayastha S, Aziz O, Amygdalos I, Darzi AW, Hanna GB, Zacharakis E. The feasibility, safety and outcomes of laparoscopic re-operation for achalasia. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2012 May;21(3):161-7. PubMed PMID: 22621381.

9. Morar P, Aziz O, Holme TC. Management of jejunal pouch dysfunction following total gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y reconstruction for gastric cancer: a case report. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2012 Apr;94(3):e113-5. PMID: 22507705.

10. James DR, Purkayastha S, Aziz O, Amygdalos I, Darzi AW, Hanna GB, Zacharakis E. The feasibility, safety and outcomes of laparoscopic re-operation for achalasia. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol. 2012 May;21(3):161-7. PMID: 22621381

11. Aziz O, Gray E, Lo B, Yang GZ Atallah L. An Ear-Worn Sensor for the Detection of Gait Impairment After Abdominal Surgery. Surg Innov. 2012 May 28. PMID: 22641465

12. Ghani Y, El-Daly I, Aziz O, Holme T. Perineal hernia following abdominoperineal excision of rectum. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2011 Jun;72(6):352-3. PMID: 21727818

13. Rana M, Aziz O, Purkayastha S, Lloyd J, Wolfe J, Ziprin P. Colonoscopic perforation leading to a diagnosis of Ehlers Danlos syndrome type IV: a case report and review of the literature. J Med Case Reports. 2011 Jun 23;5:229. PMID: 21699676

14. Aziz O, Fink D, Hobbs L, Williams G, Holme TC. Hospital mortality under surgical care. Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2011 Apr;93(3):193-200. PMID: 21477429

15. Aziz O, Atallah L, Lo B, Gray E, Athanasiou T, Darzi A, Yang GZ. Ear-worn body sensor network device: an objective tool for functional postoperative home recovery monitoring. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011 Jan 20. PMID: 21252051

16. Chow A, Purkayastha S, Aziz O, Pefanis D, Paraskeva P. Single-incision laparoscopic surgery for cholecystectomy: a retrospective comparison with 4-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Arch Surg. 2010 Dec;145(12):1187-91. PMID: 21173293

17. Holme TC, Aziz O. Beware surgeon specific rates. BMJ. 2010 Jun 16;340:c3144. PMID: 20554667.

18. Chow A, Aziz O, Purkayastha S, Darzi A, Paraskeva P. Single incision laparoscopic surgery for acute appendicitis: feasibility in pediatric patients. Diagn Ther Endosc. 2010;2010:294958. PMID: 20169052;

19. Chow A, Purkayastha S, Aziz O, Paraskeva P. Single-incision laparoscopic surgery for cholecystectomy: an evolving technique. Surg Endosc. 2010. Mar;24(3):709-14. PMID: 19688389.

20. Cathcart P, Aziz O, Desai A, Ziprin P. Two contrasting presentations of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2009 Aug;70(8):476-7.

21. Rekhraj S, Aziz O, Zacharakis E, Ziprin P. Peritoneal cytology in colorectal cancer: incidence and prognostic value. Am J Surg. 2008 Oct;196(4):617-8.

22. Katsuno H, Zacharakis E, Aziz O, Rao C, Deeba S, Paraskeva P, Ziprin P, Athanasiou T, Darzi A. Does the presence of circulating tumor cells in the venous drainage of curative colorectal cancer resections determine prognosis? A meta-analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Nov;15(11):3083-91.

23. Aziz O, Skapinakis P, Rahman S, Rao C, Ashrafian H, Panesar SS, Darzi A, Foale R, Athanasiou T. Behavioural interventions for smoking cessation in patients hospitalised for a major cardiovascular event. Int J Cardiol. 2008 Aug 5. [Epub ahead of print]

24. Aziz O, Lo B, Pansiot J, Atallah L, Yang GZ, Darzi A. From computers to ubiquitous computing by 2010: health care. Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci. 2008 Oct 28;366(1881):3805-11.

25. Deeba S, Corcoles EP, Hanna BG, Pareskevas P, Aziz O, Boutelle MG, Darzi A. Use of Rapid Sampling Microdialysis for Intraoperative Monitoring of Bowel Ischemia. Dis Colon Rectum. 2008 Nov;51(11):1741.

26. Aziz O, Darzi AW. Laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer: evidence to date. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2008 Jul;17(3):519-31.

27. Deeba S, Aziz O, Sains PS, Darzi A. Fistula-in-ano: advances in treatment. Am J Surg. 2008 Jul;196(1):95-9.

28. Rao C, Aziz O, Deeba S, Chow A, Jones C, Ni Z, Papastavrou L, Rahman S, Darzi A, Athanasiou T. Is minimally invasive harvesting of the great saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass surgery a cost-effective technique? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Apr;135(4):809-15.

29. Rasheed S, Bowley DM, Aziz O, Tekkis PP, Sadat AE, Guenther T, Boello ML, McDonald PJ, Talbot IC, Northover JM. Can depth of tumour invasion predict lymph node positivity in patients undergoing resection for early rectal cancer? A comparative study between T1 and T2 cancers. Colorectal Dis. 2008 Mar;10(3):231-8.

30. Athanasiou T, Chow A, Rao C, Aziz O, Siannis F, Ali A, Darzi A, Wells F. Preservation of the mitral valve apparatus: evidence synthesis and critical reappraisal of surgical techniques. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Mar;33(3):391-401.

31. Rao C, Stanbridge Rde L, Chikwe J, Pepper J, Skapinakis P, Aziz O, Darzi A, Athanasiou T. Does previous percutaneous coronary stenting compromise the long-term efficacy of subsequent coronary artery bypass surgery? A microsimulation study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Feb;85(2):501-7.

32. Rekhraj S, Aziz O, Prabhudesai S, Zacharakis E, Mohr F, Athanasiou T, Darzi A, Ziprin P. Can intra-operative intraperitoneal free cancer cell detection techniques identify patients at higher recurrence risk following curative colorectal cancer resection: a meta-analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2008 Jan;15(1):60-8.

33. Leff D, Aziz O, Darzi A. Trucks, planes, and scalpels: is there an evidence-based approach to surgeons' working hours? Arch Surg. 2007 Sep;142(9):817-20.

34. Aziz O, Atallah L, Lo B, Elhelw M, Wang L, Yang GZ, Darzi A. A pervasive body sensor network for measuring postoperative recovery at home. Surg Innov. 2007 Jun;14(2):83-90.

35. Saleh GM, Gauba V, Mitra A, Beckingsale AB, Aziz O, Allen RJ. Electromagnetic interference by cellular phones with ophthalmic equipment. Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 2007 May;85(3):345-6.

36. Aziz O, Rahman MS, Hadjianastassiou VG, Kokotsakis J, Vitali M, Cherian A, Darzi A, Athanasiou T. Novel Applications of Dermabond trade mark (2-Octyl -Cyanoacrylate) in Cardiothoracic Surgery. Surg Technol Int. 2007;16:46-51.

37. George A, Aziz O, Shah A, Baxter S. Acute abdominal pain in a 16-year-old woman: the pitfalls of sexual history. Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2007 Feb;68(2):106.

38. Aziz O, Rao C, Panesar SS, Jones C, Morris S, Darzi A, Athanasiou T. Meta-analysis of minimally invasive internal thoracic artery bypass versus percutaneous revascularisation for isolated lesions of the left anterior descending artery. BMJ. 2007 Mar 24;334(7594):617.

39. Rao C, Aziz O, Panesar SS, Jones C, Morris S, Darzi A, Athanasiou T. Cost effectiveness analysis of minimally invasive internal thoracic artery bypass versus percutaneous revascularisation for isolated lesions of the left anterior descending artery. BMJ. 2007 Mar 24;334(7594):621.

40. Jones CM, Athanasiou T, Dunne N, Kirby J, Aziz O, Haq A, Rao C, Constantinides V, Purkayastha S, Darzi A. Multi-detector computed tomography in coronary artery bypass graft assessment: a meta-analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2007 Jan;83(1):341-8.

41. Constantinides VA, Tekkis PP, Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Purkayastha S, Remzi FH, Fazio VW, Aydin N, Darzi A, Senapati A. Primary resection with anastomosis vs. Hartmann's procedure in nonelective surgery for acute colonic diverticulitis: a systematic review. Dis Colon Rectum. 2006 Jul;49(7):966-81.

42. Purkayastha S, Constantinides VA, Tekkis PP, Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Tilney H, Darzi AW, Heriot AG. Laparoscopic vs. open surgery for diverticular disease: a meta-analysis of nonrandomized studies. Dis Colon Rectum. 2006 Apr;49(4):446-63.

43. Aziz O, Athanasiou T, Darzi A. Haemostasis using a ready-to-use collagen sponge coated with activated thrombin and fibrinogen. Surg Technol Int. 2005;14:35-40.

44. Aziz O, Athanasiou T, Fazio VW, Nicholls RJ, Darzi AW, Church J, Phillips RK, Tekkis PP. Meta-analysis of observational studies of ileorectal versus ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for familial adenomatous polyposis. Br J Surg. 2006 Apr;93(4):407-17.

45. Aziz O, Constantinides V, Tekkis PP, Athanasiou T, Purkayastha S, Paraskeva P, Darzi AW, Heriot AG. Laparoscopic versus open surgery for rectal cancer: a meta-analysis. Ann Surg Oncol. 2006 Mar;13(3):413-24.

46. Aziz O, Athanasiou T, Darzi A. Minimally invasive conduit harvesting: a systematic review. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2006 Mar;29(3):324-33.

47. Aziz O, Athanasiou T, Tekkis PP, Purkayastha S, Haddow J, Malinovski V, Paraskeva P, Darzi A. Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in children: a meta-analysis. Ann Surg. 2006 Jan;243(1):17-27.

48. Aziz O, Athanasiou T, Panesar S, Massey-Patel R, Warren O, Kinross J, Purkayastha S, Casula R, Glenville B, Darzi A. Does minimally invasive vein harvesting technique affect the quality of the conduit for coronary revascularization? Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Dec;80(6):2407-14.

49. Jones CM, Athanasiou T, Nair S, Aziz O, Purkayastha S, Konstantinos V, Paraskeva P, Casula R, Glenville B, Darzi A. Do technical parameters affect the diagnostic accuracy of virtual bronchoscopy in patients with suspected airways stenosis? Eur J Radiol. 2005 Sep;55(3):445-51.

50. Purkayastha S, Tekkis PP, Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Negus R, Gedroyc W, Darzi AW. Magnetic resonance colonography versus colonoscopy as a diagnostic investigation for colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis. Clin Radiol. 2005 Sep;60(9):980-9.

51. Aziz O, Panesar SS, Netuveli G, Paraskeva P, Sheikh A, Darzi A. Handheld computers and the 21st century surgical team: a pilot study. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2005 Aug 18;5:28.

52. Purkayastha S, Tekkis P, Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Paraskevas P, Ziprin P, Darzi A. A comparison of open vs. laparoscopic abdominal rectopexy for full-thickness rectal prolapse: a meta-analysis. Dis Colon Rectum. 2005 Oct;48(10):1930-40.

53. Aziz O, Panwalkar P, Hanna G. Boerhaave's syndrome secondary to epigastric hernia. Hosp Med. 2005 Mar;66(3):172-3.

54. Aziz O, Panesar S, Paraskeva P, Darzi A, Sheikh A. Improving hospital communication: do mobile phone networks hold the key? Int J Surg. 2004;2(2):125-6.

55. Purkayastha S, Aziz O, Athanasiou T, Paraskevas P, Darzi A. Does laparoscopic surgery offer adequate clearance in rectal cancer? - A discussion. Int J Surg. 2004;2(2):103-6.

56. Aziz O, Panesar SS, James R, Darzi A. Attitudes to changing technology in health care. Hosp Med. 2004 Dec;65(12):708-9.

57. Paraskeva PA, Aziz O, Darzi A. Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer. Surg Clin North Am. 2005 Feb;85(1):49-60, viii.

58. Al-Homoud S, Purkayastha S, Aziz O, Smith JJ, Thompson MD, Darzi AW, Stamatakis JD, Tekkis PP. Evaluating operative risk in colorectal cancer surgery: ASA and POSSUM-based predictive models. Surg Oncol. 2004 Aug-Nov;13(2-3):83-92.

59. Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Al-Ruzzeh S, Philippidis P, Jones C, Purkayastha S, Casula R, Glenville B. Are wound healing disturbances and length of hospital stay reduced with minimally invasive vein harvest? A meta-analysis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2004 Nov;26(5):1015-26.

60. Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Mangoush O, Al-Ruzzeh S, Nair S, Malinovski V, Casula R, Glenville B. Does off-pump coronary artery bypass reduce the incidence of post-operative atrial fibrillation? A question revisited. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2004 Oct;26(4):701-10.

61. Athanasiou T, Aziz T, Aziz O, Cheshire N, Stanbridge RD. Apical suction device facilitating off-pump bypass for recurrent coarctation: case report. Heart Surg Forum. 2004 Apr 1;7(2):E177-8.

62. Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Mangoush O, Weerasinghe A, Al-Ruzzeh S, Purkayastha S, Pepper J, Amrani M, Glenville B, Casula R. Do off-pump techniques reduce the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in elderly patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting? Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 May;77(5):1567-74.

63. Athanasiou T, Aziz O, Skapinakis P, Perunovic B, Hart J, Crossman MC, Gorgoulis V, Glenville B, Casula R. Leg wound infection after coronary artery bypass grafting: a meta-analysis comparing minimally invasive versus conventional vein harvesting. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Dec;76(6):2141-6.

64. Athanasiou T, Kumar P, Al-Ruzzeh S, Aziz O, Charitou A, Hart J, Glenville B, Casula R. Expanded use of suction and stabilization devices in cardiothoracic surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2003 Oct;76(4):1126-30.

65. Aziz O, Sheikh A, Paraskeva P, Darzi A. Use of mobile phones in hospital: time to lift the ban? Lancet. 2003 Mar 1;361(9359):788.


66. Hospital Surgery: Foundations in Surgical Practice (1st Edition)2009. Editors: Omer Aziz, Sanjay Purkayastha Paraskevas Paraskeva. Publisher: Cambridge University Press. ISBN-13: 9780521682053

Book Chapters

67. Autonomic Surgery (2013). Autonomic Failure: Clinical Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System (Mathias & Bannister)Authors: O Aziz, M Nicolaou, A Darzi. Publisher: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 0198566344

68. The Role of Surgical Research (2010). Key Topics in Surgical Research Methodology (Athanasiou, Debas, & Darzi).Authors: O Aziz, J Hunter. Publisher: Springer. ISBN: 3540719148.

69. Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery(2008)Atlas of Procedures in Surgical Oncology with Critical, Evidence-based Commentary Notes.Authors: O Aziz; A Darzi.

70. IRA versus IPAA as the primary surgical treatment of FAP (2006).Inflammatory Bowel Disease and FAP (Delaini).Authors: O Aziz, PP Tekkis. Publisher: Springer. ISBN: 139788847004337.

71. Specialisation in Colorectal Surgery (2005). Frontiers in Colorectal Surgery(Phillips & Clark). Authors: O Aziz, PP Tekkis. Publisher: TFM Publishing. ISBN 190337833

72. Introduction to Body Sensor Networks (2005).Body Sensor Networks (Yang).Authors: O Aziz, B Lo, A Darzi, GZ Yang. Publisher: Springer. ISBN 1846282721.


73. Smart Bougie: 'A Device' (21 Sep 2006). Patent number: WO 2007/034203(Worldwide). Application: PCT/GB2006/003533

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