David Scott-Coombes

Recent Publications:

Interpretation of intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay remains predictive of cure in renal impairment in patients with solitary adenomas
Egan RE, Iliff, HA, Stechman MJ, Scott-Coombes DM
World Journal of Surgery, 2018 (in press) DOI 10.1007/s00268-018-4544-7

Optimizing outcomes in re-operative parathyroid surgery:  Definitive multidisciplinary Joint Consensus Guidelines of the American Head and Neck Society and the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons.
Stack Jr. BC, Tolley N, Bartel TB, Bilezekian JP, Bodenner D, Camacho C, Cox JPDT,
Dralle H, Jackson JE, Morris JC, Orloff LA, Palazzo F, Ridge JA, Scott-Coombes D,
Steward D, Terris DJ, Thompson G, Randolph GW.
Head and Neck, 2017 (in press)

Is unilateral neck surgery feasible in patients with sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism and double negative localisation?

Scott-Coombes DM, Rees J, Jones G, Stechman MJ.
World Journal of Surgery 2017; 41: 1494-1499

Management of thyroid cancer: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines
The Journal of Laryngology & Otology (2016), 130(Suppl. S2), S150–S160
Mitchell AL, Gandhi A, Scott-Coombes D, Perros P

Does elective parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism affect renal function? A prospective study.
Rgan RJ, Dewi F, Arkell R, Ansell J, Zouwail S, Scott-Coombes D, Stechman M.
International Journal of Surgery 2016; 27: 138-41

Surgical approach to the adrenal glands.
Scott-Coombes D
European Endocrinology 2015;11:98–9

Imaging of the parathyroid glands in primary hyperparathyroidism.
Minisola S, Scott-Coombes D.
European Journal of Endocrinology 2015;174:1-8

Electrostatic precipitation is a novel way of maintaining visual field clarity during laparoscopic surgery: a prospective double-blind randomized controlled pilot study.
Ansell J, Warren N, Wall P, Cocks K, Goddard S, Whiston R, Stechman M, Scott-Coombes D, Torkington J.
Surgical Endoscopy 2014; 28: 2057

Changing uptake of parathyroidectomy in England and Wales over the last decade – analysis by linear regression.
Evans LM, Owens D, Scott-Coombes DM and Stechman MJ
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons 2014; 96: 339-42

Assessment of Resource Use and Costs Associated with Parathyroidectomy for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in End Stage Renal Disease in the UK
Pockett RD, Emir C, Chamberlain G, Scott-Coombes D, Baboolal K.
Journal of Medical Economics 2014; 17: 198-206

Adrenalectomy for solid tumor metastases: Results of a multicenter European study.
Pablo Moreno (et al)
Surgery 2013; 154: 1215-1223

Recurrent Urolithiasis Following Parathyroidectomy For Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Rowlands C, Zyada A, Zouwail S, Joshi H, Stechman MJ, Scott-Coombes DM
Annals of Royal College of Surgeons of England 2013;95:523-528

The value of intraoperative PTH measurements in patients with mild primary hyperparathyroidism
Hathaway TD, Jones G, Stechman M, Scott-Coombes D.
Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery, 2013, 398:723-7

Hypocalcaemia following thyroidectomy for the treatment of Graves’ disease: implications for patient management and cost-effectiveness analysis.
OR Hughes, DM Scott-Coombes.
The Journal of Laryngology & Otology 2011; 125: 849-852

Pseudopheochromocytoma following adrenal hemorrhage.
Rees GJ, Stephens JS, Scott-Coombes DM.
World Journal of Endocrine Surgery 2010; 2: 93-95

Use of intraoperative insulin assay for the localisation of insulinoma.
Scott-Coombes D, Eatock F, Heley R, Luzio S.
World Journal of Surgery 2009; 33: 969

Chapters in books

Endocrine Surgery
Oxford Handbook of Surgery, 5th Edition
Egan R, Scott-Coombes D
Editors McLatchie GR, Borley N
Oxford University Press, Oxford (in press 2018)

Management of persistent and recurrent hyperparathyroidism
Chapter 74
In: Otolaryngology, Head and neck Surgery, 8th Edition
Editors Scott and Brown, CRC Press, Abingdon, UK (in press 2018)

Adrenal Glands
Stechman MJ, Scott-Coombes D
In: Blandy’s Textbook of Urology
Blackwell-Wiley in press (2018)

Adrenal Incidentaloma
Egan R, Scott-Coombes D
In: Evidence-based endocrine surgery
Editors Parameswaran R, Agarwal A
Springer, in press (2018)

How to avoid and manage post-operative complications.
Scott-Coombes, David
In: Minimally invasive therapies for endocrine neck diseases
Editors Lombardi CP, Bellantone R
Springer International Publishing, Switzerland
ISBN 978-3-319-20064-4, 2015

Thyroid cancer
Stechman MJ, Scott-Coombes D
In: Endocrinology in Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition
Editors Bouloux P-MG and Harrison P
Informa Healthcare, London, 2012

Endocrine Quality Registers: Surgical Outcome Measurement
David Scott-Coombes and Anders Bergenfelz
Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland, Second Edition, Chapter 48
Edited by Gregory W. Randolph, M.D., F.A.C.S, Elsevier, 2012

Scott-Coombes DM
Chapter 18; In The New Aird’s Companion in Surgical Studies, 3rd Edn
Editors Burnand, Young, Rowlands, Schofield, Lucas.
Elsevier Science Ltd 2008

Surgery of the endocrine glands.
Scott-Coombes DM.
Chapter 30, In: Henry & Thompson; Clinical Surgery
Ballière Tindall, London 2005


Tips and Tricks in Endocrine Surgery
Editors: Watkinson JC, Scott-Coombes DM
Elsevier, 2013

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