Endocrine, Gallbladder, Hernia and General Surgeon 

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Peer Reviewed Journal Publications


RIFT Study Group on behalf of the West Midlands Research Collaborative. Evaluation of appendicitis risk prediction models in adults with suspected appendicitis.Br J Surg. 2020;107(1):73-86.

G Aggrawal, C.J.Peden, M.Mohammed, A. Pullybank, B.Williams, T.Stephens, S.Kellett, J. Kirkby-Bott, N. Quiney. Use of a care pathway to improve outcomes for patients undergoing emergency general surgery across a large collaborative group; the Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative (ELC).JAMA SURG doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.0145.

T. J. Stephens, C. J. Peden, R. M. Pearse, S. E. Shaw, T. E. F. Abbott, E. Jones,D. Kocman, G. Martin, and on behalf of the EPOCH trial group Improving care at scale: process evaluation of a multi-component quality improvement intervention to reduce mortality after emergency abdominal surgery (EPOCH trial) Implement Sci 2018; 13: 142. DOI: 10.1186/s13012-018-0823-9

Kwong E, Neuburger J, Murray D, et al Feasibility of collecting and assessing patient-reported outcomes for emergency admissions: laparotomy for gastrointestinal conditionsBMJ Open Gastroenterology 2018;5:e000238. doi: 10.1136/bmjgast-2018-000238

A E Sharrock, J McLachlan, R Chambers, I S Bailey, J Kirkby-Bott. Emergency Abdominal Surgery in the Elderly: Can we predict Mortality? World J Surg (2017) 41:402–409  DOI: 10.1007/s00268-016-3751-3

A E Sharrock, V J Gokani, R L Harries, L Pearce, S R Smith, O Ali, H Chu, A Dubois, H Ferguson, G Humm, M Marsden, D Nepogodiev, M Venn, S Singh, C Swain, J Kirkby-Bott Defining our destiny: Trainee working group consensus statement on the future of emergency surgery training in the United Kingdom World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2015; 10(1):26. DOI:10.1186/s13017-015-0019-4

Massimo Sartelli, Fausto Catena, Salomone di Saverio, Luca Ansaloni, Federico Coccolini, Cristian Tranà, J Kirkby-Bott The Challenge of Antimicrobial Resistance in Managing Intra-Abdominal Infections Surgical Infections 04/2015; 16(3). DOI:10.1089/sur.2013.262 

Massimo Sartelli*, Fausto Catena, Salomone Di Saverio, Luca Ansaloni, Mark Malangoni, Ernest E Moore, Frederick A Moore, Rao Ivatury, Raul Coimbra, Ari Leppaniemi, Walter Biffl, Yoram Kluger, Gustavo P Fraga, Carlos A Ordonez, Sanjay Marwah, Igor Gerych, Jae Gil Lee, Cristian Tranà, Federico Coccolini, Francesco Corradetti and J Kirkby-Bott. Current concept of abdominal sepsis: WSES position paper.World Journal of Emergency Surgery 2014, 9:22  DOI:10.1186/1749-7922-9-22

J Kirkby-Bott "Commentary on 2012-1301, Lateral cervical lymph node metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma: preoperative detection and predictive factors of level V metastasis" Br J Surg 2013; 100: 503-504.

J Kirkby-Bott , L Brunaud, M Mathonet,E Hamoir, JL Kraimps, C Trésallet, L Amar,  A Rault,JF Henry, B Carnaille.  Ectopic hormone secreting phaeochromocytoma: A francophone observational study.  World J Surg (2012) 36:1382-1388, DOI: 10.1007/s00268-012-1488-1

J Kirkby-Bott, A Skandarajah, H Markogiannakis, M Cowan, B Fleming, F Palazzo. Pre-operative vitamin D deficiency predicts post-operative hypocalcaemia after total thyroidectomyWorld J Surg (2011) 35:324–330  DOI: 10.1007/s00268-010-0872-y

R Johns, J Kirkby-BottSnapshot of Stewart-Treves syndrome.  Br J Surg, 2011; 98: 267. DOI: 10.1002/bjs.7311

Kirkby-Bott J, Jones E, Perring S, Hosking S.W.  Proximal acid reflux treated by fundoplication predicts a good outcome for chronic cough attributable to gastro oesophageal reflux diseaseLangenbeck Arch Surg(2011) 396: 167-171. DOI: 10.1007/s00423-010-0702-6

J.Kirkby-Bott, Z El-Khatib, B Soudan, R Caiazzo, L Arnalsteen, B Carnaille.  25 hydroxy vitamin D deficiency causes parathyroid incidentalomas.  Langenbeck Arch Surg,(2010). 395; 919-924.  DOI: 10.1007/s00423-010-0692-4. Editorial commentary on this paper by Bruno Niederle. Langenbecks Arch Surg (2010) 395:831–835 DOI 10.1007/s00423-010-0705-3

J.Kirkby-Bott, B.Carnaille.  Experience of the reliability of intra-operative sampling of tissue PTH in parathyroid surgery (letter to the editor).  World J Surg (2010) 34:2254. DOI:10.1007/s00268-010-0615-0 

J.Kirkby-Bott, M Nelson.  Consultant Recruitment is Falling while Trainee numbers are increasing: A Worrying Trend over a seven year period.Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons, England 2010; 92(6): 1-4

R Caiazzo, L Arnalsteen, M Pigeyre, J Kirkby-Bott, A Severine, P Pigny, P Mathourin, M Romon, P Fontaine, F Pattou.  Metabolic outcomes and quality of life 5 years after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band in Grade 3 obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.Br J Surg 2010; 97: 884-891

J.Kirkby-Bott, A.Brent.  ‘Open Surgical insertion of Gastric feeding tube under local anaesthesia – a technical strategy’ Ann R Coll Surg 2008; 90: 696–703

J. Kirkby-Bott, G. Cunnick, M. W. Kissin.  T1 G1 N0 ER+ Breast cancer – is adjuvant treatment necessary.  EJSO 2005; 31: 369-372

J.Kirkby-Bott, D.Morrow, K.Varty. Operative Duplex vein mapping for vascular bypass procedures: An Early technical reportAnn R Coll Surg 2005; 87: 474

J. Kirkby-Bott, P. Lewis, C. Harmer, W.J.B Smellie.  Towards one stage treatment of parathyroid cancer: High pre-operative index of suspicion and use of frozen sectionEJSO 2005: 31; 78-83.

J. Kirkby-Bott, H. H. Gibbs.  Carotid Endarterectomy Relieves Pulsatile Tinnitus Associated with Severe Ipsilateral Carotid Stenosis. Euro J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2004: 27(6); 651-653. 

J. Kirkby-Bott, N. Hakim.  Report of 100 open inguinal hernia repairs using a 2cm incision: A novel technique.  Int Surg. 2004 Apr-Jun; 89(2):83-4.

Armstrong, J. Kirkby-Bott, D.W. Johnson, Chest pain, syncope and puddings (a case report) Lancet 2000; 356: 1322