UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science



2019 Publications

D.S. Martin, C. Brew-Graves, N. McCartan, G. Jell, I. Potyka, J. Stevens, N. Williams, M. McNeil, B. R. O'Driscoll, M.Mythen, M.P.W. Grocott, (2019): 'Protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial of targeted oxygen therapy in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients', BMJ Open, doi: 10.1136/ bmjopen-2018-021674 

2018 Publications

V. Kasivisvanathan, A.S. Rannikko, M. Borghi, V. Panebianco, L.A. Mynderse, M.H. Vaarala, A. Briganti, L. Budäus, G. Hellawell, R.G. Hindley, M.J. Roobol, S. Eggener, M. Ghei, A. Villers, F. Bladou, G.M. Villeirs, J. Virdi, S. Boxler, G. Robert, P.B. Singh, W. Venderink, B.A. Hadaschik, A. Ruffion, J.C. Hu, D. Margolis, S. Crouzet, L. Klotz, S.S. Taneja, P. Pinto, I. Gill, C. Allen, F. Giganti, A. Freeman, S. Morris, S. Punwani, N.R. Williams, C. Brew-Graves, J. Deeks, Y. Takwoingi, M. Emberton, and C.M. Moore, for the PRECISION Study Group Collaborators (2018):'MRI-Targeted or Standard Biopsy for Prostate-Cancer Diagnosis' The New England Journal of Medicine, doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1801993

2017 Publications

Williams, N. R., Kurylcio, A., Jankiewicz, M., Romanek, J., Polkowski, W., Michalopoulos, N. V., & Keshtgar, M. R. (2017). Aesthetic outcome after breast conserving surgery and either intraoperative radiotherapy or whole breast external beam radiotherapy for early breast cancer: Objective assessment of patients in a randomized controlled trial in Lublin, Poland. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, 38 (6), 867-870. doi:10.12892/ejgo4127.2017

Reis, S., Gazinska, P., Hipwell, J., Mertzanidou, T., Naidoo, K., Williams, N., Pinder, S., Hawkes, D.J. (2017). Automated Classification of Breast Cancer Stroma Maturity from Histological Images. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng, doi:10.1109/TBME.2017.2665602 

Treasure, T., Williams, N.R. (2017). Best available evidence related to clinical benefit of surgical resection in multimodality treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer indicates that a randomised controlled trial is warranted. European journal of cancer, 75 310-312. doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2016.11.033 

Tan, W. S., Feber, A., Dong, L., Sarpong, R., Rezaee, S., Rodney, S., Khetrapal, P., de Winter, P., Ocampo, F., Jalil, R., Williams, N. R., Brew-Graves, C., Kelly, J. D. (2017). DETECT I & DETECT II: a study protocol for a prospective multicentre observational study to validate the UroMark assay for the detection of bladder cancer from urinary cells. BMC CANCER, 17, ARTN 767. doi:10.1186/s12885-017-3758-7

Vaidya, A., Vaidya, P., Both, B., Brew-graves, C., Bulsara, M., & Vaidya, J. S. (2017). Health economics of targeted intraoperative radiotherapy (TARGIT- IORT) for early breast cancer: a cost- effectiveness analysis in the United Kingdom. BMJ Open. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2016-014944 

2016 Publications

Vaidya, J.S., Wenz F., Bulsara M., Tobias J.S., Joseph D.J., Saunders C., Brew-Graves C., Potyka I., Morris S., Vaidya H.J., Williams N.R., Baum M.(2016). An international randomised controlled trial to compare TARGeted Intraoperative radioTherapy (TARGIT) with conventional postoperative radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery for women with early-stage breast cancer (the TARGIT-A trial). Health Technology Assessment, doi: 10.3310/hta20730

Coombs, N.J., Coombs, J.M., Vaidya, U.J., Singer, J., Bulsara, M., Tobias, J., Wenz, F., Joseph, D. J., Brown, D. A., Rainsbury R., Davidson, T., Adamson D.J.A., Massarut S., Morgan, D., Potyka, I., Corica, T., Falzon, M., Williams N.R., Baum, M., Vaidya, J.(2016). Environmental and social benefits of the targeted intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer: data from UK TARGIT-A trial centres and two UK NHS hospitals offering TARGIT IORT. BMJ OPEN, 6 (5), doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010703

Keshtgar, M., Williams, N.R. (2016). Intraoperative radiation therapy deserves to be made more readily available to patients. CHINESE JOURNAL OF CANCER RESEARCH, 28 (4), 461-462. doi:10.21147/j.issn.1000-9604.2016.04.10

Mokhles, S., Macbeth, F., Farewell, V., Fiorentino, F., Williams, N.R., Younes, R.N., Takkenberg, J.J., Treasure, T. (2016). Meta-analysis of colorectal cancer follow-up after potentially curative resection. The British journal of surgery, doi: 10.1002/bjs.10233

Vavourakis, V., Eiben, B., Hipwell, J.H., Williams, N.R., Keshtgar, M., Hawkes, D.J. (2016). Multiscale Mechano-Biological Finite Element Modelling of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery-Numerical Study towards Surgical Planning and Cosmetic Outcome Prediction. PLoS ONE, 11 (7), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159766

Vaidya, J.S., Bulsara, M., Wenz, F., Coombs, N., Singer, J., Ebbs, S., Massarut, S., Saunders, C., Douek, M., Williams, N.R., Joseph, D., Tobias, J.S., Baum, M.(2016). Reduced Mortality With Partial Breast Irradiation for Early Breast Cancer. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 96 (3), 707-708. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.06.2461 

Ghosh, D., Michalopoulos, N.V., Davidson, T., Wickham, F., Williams, N.R., Keshtgar, M.R. (2016). Sentinel node detection in early breast cancer with intraoperative portable gamma camera: UK experience. Breast, 32 53-59. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2016.12.013

Eiben, B., Vavourakis, V., Hipwell, J.H., Kabus, S., Buelow, T., Lorenz, C., Mertzanidou, T., Reis, S., Williams, N.R., Keshtgar, M., Hawkes, D.J. (2016). Symmetric Biomechanically Guided Prone-to-Supine Breast Image Registration. ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 44 (1), 154-173. doi:10.1007/s10439-015-1496-z

Banerjee, S.M., Williams, N.R., Davidson, T.I., El Sheikh, S., Tran-Dang, M., Davison, S., Ghosh, D., Keshtgar, M.R.S. (2016). The use of onestep nucleic acid amplification (OSNA) and tumour related factors in the treatment of axillary breast cancer: A predictive model. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 42 (5), 641-649. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2016.02.245

Winters, Z.E., Horsnell, J., Schmid, P., Jones, J.L., Shaaban, A., Maxwell, A.J., Williams, N. R., Esserman, L., Jatoi, I., Brunt, A.M. (2016). Time for a randomised clinical trial evaluating breast conserving surgery compared to mastectomy in ipsilateral mutlifocal breast cancer (MFBC)?. BREAST, 26 149-150. doi:10.1016/j.breast.2015.12.011

2015 Publications

Cardillo, G., Mokhles, S., Williams, N., Macbeth, F., Russell, C., Treasure, T. (2015). Comment on: 'KRAS and BRAF mutations are prognostic biomarkers in patients undergoing lung metastasectomy of colorectal cancer.' Variation in survival associated with proto-oncongenes is not evidence for effectiveness of lung metastasectomy. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CANCER, 113 (11), 1636. doi:10.1038/bjc.2015.331 

Vaidya, J. S., Bulsara, M., Wenz, F., Joseph, D., Saunders, C., Massarut, S., Flyger, H., Eiermann, W., Alvarado, M., Esserman, L., Falzon, M., Brew-Graves, C., Potyka, I., Tobias, J., Baum, M. (2015). In Regard to Hepel and Wazer. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, 92(5), 953-954. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.05.038

Vaidya, J. S., Bulsara, M., Wenz, F., Joseph, D., Saunders, C., Massarut, S., Flyger, H., Eiermann, W., Alvarado, M., Esserman, L., Falzon, M., Brew-Graves, C., Potyka, I., Tobias, J., Baum, M. (2015). Pride, Prejudice, or Science: Attitudes Towards the Results of the TARGIT-A Trial of Targeted Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 92(3), 491-497. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.03.022