Academic Publications

Academic Publications, Papers, Presentations,
Textbooks and Letters by The British Hernia Centre

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“DAY-CASE INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIR IN THE ELDERLY: A SURGICAL PRIORITY”

“The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery” 2009

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

“GROIN HERNIAS IN WOMEN”

“The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery” 2008

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre.

 

“OPEN MESH REPAIR OF INCISIONAL HERNIA USING A SUBLAY TECHNIQUE: LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP”

“The World Journal of Surgery” 2008

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

“SIMULTANEOUS REPAIR OF BILATERAL GROIN HERNIAS USING LOCAL ANAESTHESIA”

“The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery” 2005

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

“OPEN PREPERITONEAL MESH REPAIR FOR RECURRENT INGUINAL HERNIAS”

“The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery” 2005

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

“INGUINAL HERNIA”

“Recent Advances in Surgery” 2004

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

“TENSION-FREE MESH REPAIR OF UMBILICAL HERNIA AS A DAY CASE USING LOCAL ANAESTHESIA”

“The World Journal of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery” 2004

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

“THE LICHTENSTEIN REPAIR” – in “GROIN HERNIA SURGERY – SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA”

Textbook chapter by Surgeons of The British Hernia Centre – Updated October 2003

“PROSPECTIVE STUDY OF OPEN PREPERITONEAL MESH REPAIR FOR RECURRENT INGUINAL HERNIA”

The British Journal of Surgery 2002

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

“AMBULATORY HERNIA SURGERY – in “ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIAS – PRINCIPLES AND MANAGEMENT”

Textbook chapter by Surgeons of The British Hernia Centre – 2001

“MODIFIED SHOULDICE AND LAPAROSCOPIC – Vs – OPEN MESH REPAIR”

The British Journal of Surgery 1999

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

“3,175 PRIMARY INGUINAL HERNIA REPAIRS – ADVANTAGES OF OPEN MESH USING LOCAL ANAESTHESIA”

Journal of The American College of Surgeons 1998

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

“RANDOMISED TRIAL OF LAPAROSCOPIC -vs- OPEN MESH REPAIR

British Medical Journal 1998

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

GIANT SCROTAL HERNIAS

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine 1998

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

“SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIAS” – (Surgical textbook)

Edited by Surgeons of The British Hernia Centre with GE Wantz (Cornell Med Ctr, NY. USA) – 1999

“THE LICHTENSTEIN REPAIR” – in “GROIN HERNIA SURGERY – SURGICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA”

Textbook chapter by Surgeons of The British Hernia Centre – December 1998

“RECURRENT INGUINAL HERNIA: ANTERIOR APPROACH” – in “SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIAS”

Textbook chapter by Surgeons of The British Hernia Centre – December 1998

“PROSTHETIC MESH REPAIR USING LOCAL ANAESTHESIA” – in  “SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIAS”

Textbook chapter by Surgeons of The British Hernia Centre – December 1998

“HERNIA REPAIRS AND LOCAL ANAESTHESIA”

Irish College of Physicians and Surgeons 1997

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

“HERNIA REPAIRS IN A SPECIALIST UNIT”

Journal of One-Day Surgery 1996

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

“LONG TERM RESULTS of GPR of VISCERAL SAC for COMPLEX RECURRENT INGUINAL HERNIAS”

The British Journal of Surgery 1996

 

“TENSION-FREE MESH HERNIA REPAIR”

Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons England 1995

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

PROSPECTIVE TRIAL COMPARING LICHTENSTEIN WITH LAPAROSCOPIC TENSION-FREE MESH REPAIR OF INGUINAL HERNIA”

The British Journal of Surgery 1995

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

“ACCURACY of CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS of Direct and INDIRECT INGUINAL HERNIAS”

The British Journal of Surgery 1994

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

“LAPAROSCOPIC HERNIA REPAIR”

The Lancet 1994

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

“ORGANISING HERNIA CENTRES”

Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons 1993

By Surgeons of the British Hernia Centre

 

Academic Presentations and Lectures by The British Hernia Centre

 

1. “Bilateral Groin Hernia Repair”

2. “Open Mesh Repair of Incisional Hernia – Results and Long-Term Follow-Up”

International Hernia Conference under the auspices of The American Hernia Society and The European Hernia Society.   London UK, June 2003

 

” Mesh Repair of Incisional Hernias”

Workshop on Use  of Mesh in Incisional Hernia Repair – Conference, Hamburg, Germany 2003

 

“The Model of a Specialised Surgical Centre”

Conference “Waiting For Surgery”

The Royal College of Surgeons, London, October 2002

Under the auspices of The Royal College of Surgeons of England

“Tension-Free Umbilical Hernia Repair – A New Technique”

International Hernia Conference (European Hernia Society) Amsterdam, Holland, June 2002

“Pre-Peritoneal Mesh Repair of Recurrent Inguinal Hernia,  Long-Term Follow-Up”

International Hernia Conference “Hernia in the 21st Century”  Toronto, Canada, June 2000

Under the auspices of The American Hernia Society and The European Hernia Society

“Experience with Mesh Repair”

Workshop on Development of Mesh – Conference, Hamburg, Germany 1999

 

“Avoidance of Infection in Groin Hernia Repair”

Soc. of Healthcare Epidemiology of America – Conference, Florida 1998

 

“Anatomy of the Inguinal Region”

Portuguese Surgical Symposium, Lisbon 1997

 

“Local Anaesthetic Mesh Repair of Groin Hernias”

Portuguese Surgical Symposium, Lisbon 1997

 

“4,300 Non-tension Mesh Repair of Inguinal Hernias under Local Anaesthetic”

International Hernia Conference Naples 1997

 

“Recurrent Hernias”

International Hernia Conference London 1996

 

“Non-tension Mesh Repair of Hernias: The case for special units”

International Hernia Conference, London 1996

 

“Organising Day Units”

Royal College of Surgeons Conference 1994

 

“Hernia Repair in a Day Unit Under Local Anaesthesia”

General Practitioner Course, London 1994

Other Academic Sources:

  • The National Institute for Clinical Excellence: Guidance on the Use of Laparoscopic Surgery for Inguinal Hernia 2001 & TA83 (September 2004)
  • The Royal College of Surgeons of England: Report of a Working Party: Clinical Guidelines on the Management of Groin Hernias in Adults 1993
  • Bourke, Lear & Taylor 1978
  • Semmence, et al 1980
  • Bourke & Taylor 1981
  • Taylor & Dewar 1983
  • Serpell, et al 1990
  • Robertson, et al 1993
  • Stock 1993
  • Stoker, et al 1994

 

allanconfConsultant Surgeon, and Chief of Surgery Emeritus at The British Hernia Centre, Mr AE Kark, addressing the International Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia at the Royal Society of Medicine, London.
(Conference hosted by The British Hernia Centre).

 

International Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia