Colorectal Group

Recent Publications

Inhibition of Dendritic Cell Maturation by the Tumor Microenvironment Correlates with the Survival of Colorectal Cancer Patients following Bevacizumab Treatment.
Michielsen AJ, Noonan S, Martin P, Tosetto M, Marry J, Biniecka M, Maguire AA, Hyland JM, Sheahan KD, O'Donoghue DP, Mulcahy HE, Fennelly D, Ryan EJ, O'Sullivan JN. Mol Cancer Ther. 2012 Aug;11(8):1829-37. Epub 2012 Jun 6.
PMID:22675042 [PubMed - in process]

Comparison of the motor discharge to the voluntary sphincters of continence in the rat. Bulfin. M, O’Halloran KD, O’Herlihy C, O’Connell PR, Jones JF. Neurogastroenterol Motil 2012 Apr;24(4):e175-84. PMID 22235853

Stage II colonic adenocarcinoma: a detailed study of pT4NO with emphasis on peritoneal involvement and the role of tumour budding.Canney AL, Kevans D, Wang LM, Hyland JM, Mulcahy HE, O’Donoghue DP, O’Sullivan J, Geraghty R, Sheahan K. Histopathology 2012 Mar 28. PMID 22463746

Combined ischemic and neuropathic insult to the anal canal in an animal model of obstetric-related trauma.Griffin KM, O’Herlihy C, O’Connell PR, Jones JF. Dis Colon Rectum 2012 Jan;55(1):32-41. PMID 22156865

Torsion of monofilament and polyfilament sutures under tension decreases suture strength and increase risk of suture fracture. Hennessy DB, Carey E, Simms CK, Hanly A, Winter DC. J Mech Behav Biomet Mater 2012 Aug;12:168-73. PMID 22762905

Lymph node harvest in colorectal cancer Hogan NM, Winter DC.. Colorectal Dis. 2012 Jun;14(6):658-9. PMID 22568643

A rare cause of low back pain: report of a tailgut cyst. Joyce EA, Kavanagh DO, Winter DC. Case Report Med 2012;623142. PMID 22431937

Massive intra-adbominal haemorrhage following stapled haemorrhoidopexy Joyce EA, Kavanagh DO, O’Connell PR, Hyland JM.. Int. J. Colorectal Dis. 2012 May;27(5):679-80. PMID 21732078

Management of synchronous rectal and prostate cancer. Kavanagh DO, Quinlan DM, Armstrong JG, Hyland JM, O’Connell PR, Winter DC. Int. J. Colorectal Dis. 2012 Mar 28. PMID 22451255

A prospective analysis of patient outcome following treatment of T3 rectal cancer with neo-adjuvant chemoradiotherapy and transanal excision.Kennelly RP, Heeney A, White A, Fennelly D, Sheahan K, Hyland JM, O’Connell PR, Winter DC. Int. J. Colorectal Dis. 2012 Jun;27(6):759-64. PMID 22173716

Systematic review of outcomes after intersphincteric resection for low rectal cancer. Martin ST, Heneghan HM, Winter DC. Br. J. Surg 2012 May;99(5):603-12. PMID 22246846

Systematic review and meta-analysis of outcomes following pathological complete response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for rectal cancer. Martin ST, Heneghan HM, Winter DC. Br. J. Surg 2012 Jul;99(7)(:918-28. PMID 22362002

Tumour conditioned media from colorectal cancer patients inhibits dendritic cell maturation. Michielsen AJ, O’Sullivan J, Ryan EJ. Oncolmmunology 2012 15, 1-3 August 2012 PMID………….

Efficacy of Adalimumab as a long term maintenance therapy in ulcerative colitis. McDermott E, Murphy S, Keegan D, O’Donoghue D, Mulcahy H, Doherty G. J. Crohns Colitis 2012 Apr 18. PMID 22520592

Molecular pathways: the role of NR4A orphan nuclear receptors in cancer.Mohan HM, Aherne CM, Rogers AC, Baird AW, Winter DC, Murphy EP. Clin. Cancer Res. 2012 Jun 15;18(2):3233-8. PMID 22566377.

The mycotoxin patulin increases colonic epithelial permeability in vitro.Mohan HM, Collins D, Maher S, Walsh EG, Winter DC, O’Brien PJ, Brayden DJ, Baird AW. Food Chem Toxicol 2012 Aug 8. PMID 22906760

Members of the University College Dublin Wound Retractor Study Group. Plastic wound retractors as bacteriological barriers in gastrointestinal surgery: a prospedctive multi-institutional trial.Mohan HM, McDermott S, Fenelon L, Fearon NM, O’Connell PR, Oon SF, Burke J, Keane E, Shields C, Winter DC, J. Hosp. Infect. 2012 Jun;81(2):109-13.

A series of patients on anti-TNF therapy referred to a multidisciplinary lung cancer service. O’Connell C, Hensey M, Mongey AB, Veale DJ, Donnelly SC. Ir. J. Med. Sci. 2012 Apr 11. PMID 22492023

The effects of age and parity on anorectal function. O’Connell PR. Dis. Colon Rectum 2012 Mar;55(3):235-6. PMID 22469787.

A meta-analysis of surgical morbidity and recurrence after laparoscopic and open repair of primary unilateral inguinal hernia. O’Reilly EA, Burke JP, O’Connell PR. Ann Surg 2012 May;255(5):846-53. PMID 22470068.

The surgical significance of residual mucosal abnormalities in rectal cancer following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. Smith FM, Chang KH, Sheahan K, Hyland J, O’Connell PR, Winter DC. Br. J. Surg 2012 Jul;99(7):993-1001. PMID 22351592

Kicking society’s tobacco habit: does the butt stop here? Winter DC. Arch. Surg. 2012 Apr;147(4):383. PMID 22508786.