David Scott-Coombes

Recent Publications:

A fifteen-year experience: intra-operative parathyroid hormone assay for the management of primary hyperparathyroidism in UK endocrine surgical Unit. Patel N, Whittet C, Zhao D, Rees J, Stechman MJ, Scott-Coombes DM. Langenbecks Archives of Surgery 2023 Mar 15;408(1):120

Prediction of Long-Term Dependence on Vitamin D Analogues following Total Thyroidectomy for Graves’ disease. Patel N, Mahoney R, Scott-Coombes D, Stechman M. Annals of Royal College of Surgeons of England 2023; 105:155-161

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) and the pancreas. Diagnosis andtreatment of functioning and non-functioning pancreatic and duodenal neuroendocrine neoplasia within the MEN1 syndrome – an international consensus statement. Niederle B, Selberherr A, Bartsch DK, Brandi ML, Doherty GM, Falconi M, Goudet P, Halfdanarson TRH, Ito T, Jensen RT, Larghi A, Lee L, Oberg K, Pavel M, Perren A, Sadowski SM, Tonelli F, Triponez F, Valk GD, O’Toole D, Scott-Coombes D, Thakker RV, Thompson GT, Treglia GT, Wiedenmann B. Neuroendocrinology 2021; 111: 609-630

Evolution and parathyroid surgery. Scott-Coombes DM.
BJS, 2021; 108: 1265-6

Effect of intra operative nerve monitoring on post operative vocal cord palsy rates after thyroidectomy: European multicentre registry-based study. Staubitz JI, Watzka F, Poplawski A, Musholt TJ, Riss P, van Slycke S, Iacobone M, Brunaud L, Bergenfelz A, Clerici T, Villar J, Rafaelli M, Scott-Coombes D. BJS Open 2020; 4: 821-829.

Public expectations, consenting rules and professional probity require a change in the current provision of surgical care for endocrine tumours.
Mihai R, Scott-Coombes D. Langenbecks Archives of Surgery 2020; 405: 397-399.

Impact of surgical volume and surgical outcome assessing registers on the quality of thyroid surgery.Patel N, Scott-Coombes D.
Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2019; 33: 101317

Outcomes of surgery for benign and malignant adrenal disease from the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons national registry.
Patel N, Egan RJ, Carter BR, Scott-Coombes DM, Stechman MJ, BAETS.
British Journal of Surgery 2019; 106: 1495-1503

Correlating the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology with Histology and Extent of Surgery: A Review of 21,746 Patients from Four Endocrine Surgery Registries Across Two Continents. Inabnet WB, Palazzo F, Sosa JA, Kriger J, Aspinall A, Barcinski M, Doherty G, Iacobone M, Nordenstrom E, Scott-Coombes D, Wallin G, Bray R, Bergenfelz A.
World Journal of Surgery 2020; 44: 426-435

Cancer Overdiagnosis: Pathologists in the dock.
Varma M, Varma S, Scott-Coombes D.
Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2019; 143: 781

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; 42: 2835-2839. DOI 10.1007/s00268-018-4544-7

AHNS Series: Do you know your guidelines? 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, 2018; 40: 1617-1629

An InDel in phospholipase-C-B-1 is linked with euthyroid multinodular goitre.
Bakhsh AD, Ladas I, Hamshere M, Bullock M, Kirov G, Zhang L, Taylor PN, Gregory JW, Scott-Coombes D, Volzke H, Teumer A, Mantripragada K, Williams ED, Clifton-Bligh J, Williams NM, Ludgate ME.
Thyroid 2018; 27: 891-901

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.
Egan RJ, Dewi F, Arkell R, Ansell J, Zouwail S, Scott-Coombes D, Stechman M.
International Journal of Surgery 2016; 27: 138-41

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

Chapters in books

Adrenals and Neuroendocrine System
Scott-Coombes DM, Stechman MJ
In: Bailey and Love’s short practice of Surgery
Edited by O’Connell PR, 2023

Endocrine Surgery
Oxford Handbook of Surgery, 5th Edition
Egan R, Scott-Coombes D
Editors McLatchie GR, Borley N
Oxford University Press, Oxford (2022)

Surgical management of multiple gland disease
Stechman MJ, Bergenfelz A, Scott-Coombes D
In: Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland, Third Edition, Chapter 60
Edited by Gregory Randolph W, Elsevier, 2019

Non-neural complications of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
Inabnet WB, Volpi E, Scott-Coombes D
In: Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland, Third Edition, Chapter 44
Edited by Gregory Randolph W, Elsevier, 2019

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


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

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