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Profiles

Mr Peter Whitfield

Honorary Lead for Professionalism

Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)

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Journals
Articles
Sinha S, McKenna G, Whitfield P, Thomson S & Kitchen N 2019 'Workforce planning in neurosurgery' British Journal of Neurosurgery 1-6 , DOI
Edlmann E, Thelin EP, Caldwell K, Turner C, Whitfield P, Bulters D, Holton P, Suttner N, Owusu-Agyemang K & Al-Tamimi YZ 2019 'Dex-CSDH randomised, placebo-controlled trial of dexamethasone for chronic subdural haematoma: report of the internal pilot phase' Scientific Reports 9, (1) , DOI PEARL
Fernández-Méndez R, Richards HK, Seeley HM, Pickard JD & Joannides AJ 2019 'Current epidemiology of cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery in the UK and Ireland (2004–2013)' Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 90, (7) 747-754 , DOI PEARL
Kolias AG, Edlmann E, Thelin EP, Bulters D, Holton P, Suttner N, Owusu-Agyemang K, Al-Tamimi YZ, Gatt D & Thomson S 2019 'Correction to: Dexamethasone for adult patients with a symptomatic chronic subdural haematoma (Dex-CSDH) trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial' Trials 20, (1) , DOI PEARL
Das S, Mitchell P, Ross N & Whitfield PC 2019 'Decompressive Hemicraniectomy in the Treatment of Malignant Middle Cerebral Artery Infarction: A Meta-Analysis' World Neurosurgery 123, 8-16 , DOI
Yuen J, Muquit S & Whitfield PC 2019 'Correlation Between Cost of Publication and Journal Impact. Comprehensive Cross-sectional Study of Exclusively Open-Access Surgical Journals' Journal of Surgical Education 76, (1) 107-119 , DOI
Kolias AG, Edlmann E, Thelin EP, Bulters D, Holton P, Suttner N, Owusu-Agyemang K, Al-Tamimi YZ, Gatt D & Thomson S 2018 'Dexamethasone for adult patients with a symptomatic chronic subdural haematoma (Dex-CSDH) trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial' Trials 19, (1) , DOI PEARL
Hanrahan J, Sideris M, Tsitsopoulos PP, Bimpis A, Pasha T, Whitfield PC & Papalois AE 2018 'Increasing motivation and engagement in neurosurgery for medical students through practical simulation-based learning' Annals of Medicine and Surgery 34, 75-79 , DOI PEARL
Yuen J & Whitfield P 2018 'A pilot study of trainee-led near-peer undergraduate teaching in neurosurgery' International Journal of Surgery 55, S102-S102 , DOI
Yuen J, Muquit S & Whitfield P 2018 'Does open-access provide an opportunity or pose a barrier? A comprehensive survey on the cost of publication in exclusively open-access surgical journals' International Journal of Surgery 55, S102-S102 , DOI
Whitfield PC & Gherle MS 2018 'Treatment options and pathophysiology of degenerative spine disease' Surgery (Oxford) 36, (7) 362-369 , DOI
Christopher E, Poon MTC, Glancz LJ, Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG & Brennan PM 2018 'Outcomes following surgery in subgroups of comatose and very elderly patients with chronic subdural hematoma' Neurosurgical Review 42, (2) 427-431 , DOI PEARL
Alamri A, Chari A, McKenna G, Kamaly-Asl I & Whitfield PC 2018 'The evolution of British neurosurgical selection and training over the past decade' Medical Teacher 40, (6) 610-614 , DOI
Jamjoom AAB, Joannides AJ, Poon MT-C, Chari A, Zaben M, Abdulla MAH, Roach J, Glancz LJ, Solth A & Duddy J 2017 'Prospective, multicentre study of external ventricular drainage-related infections in the UK and Ireland' Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 89, (2) 120-126 , DOI PEARL
Brennan PM, Kolias AG, Joannides AJ, Shapey J, Marcus HJ, Gregson BA, Grover PJ, Hutchinson PJ & Coulter IC 2017 'The management and outcome for patients with chronic subdural hematoma: a prospective, multicenter, observational cohort study in the United Kingdom' Journal of Neurosurgery 127, (4) 732-739 , DOI
Haley MD, Henderson DBH, Nowell M, Adams WM & Whitfield PC 2017 'Giant vertebrobasilar aneurysm: a rare cause of central sleep apnoea' British Journal of Neurosurgery 33, (5) 559-561 , DOI
Teo M, Guilfoyle MR, Turner C, Kirkpatrick PJ, Kirkpatrick PJ, Turner CL, Murray GD, Hutchinson PJ, Teasdale G & Murray GD 2017 'What Factors Determine Treatment Outcome in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in the Modern Era? A Post Hoc STASH Analysis' World Neurosurgery 105, 270-281 , DOI
Mahoney D, Davies O & Whitfield PC 2017 'A career in neurosurgery' BMJ j1371-j1371 , DOI
Edlmann E, Giorgi-Coll S, Whitfield PC, Carpenter KLH & Hutchinson PJ 2017 'Pathophysiology of chronic subdural haematoma: inflammation, angiogenesis and implications for pharmacotherapy' Journal of Neuroinflammation 14, (1) , DOI PEARL
Sideris MC, Papalois AE, Athanasiou T, Dimitropoulos I, Theodoraki K, Dos Santos FS, Paparoidamis G, Staikoglou N, Pissas D & Whitfield PC 2016 'Evaluating the educational environment of an international animal model-based wet lab course for undergraduate students' Annals of Medicine and Surgery 12, 8-17 , DOI PEARL
Phang SY, Whitehouse K, Lee L, Khalil H, McArdle P & Whitfield PC 2016 'Management of CSF leak in base of skull fractures in adults' British Journal of Neurosurgery 30, (6) 596-604 , DOI PEARL
Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Timofeev IS, Corteen EA, Czosnyka M, Timothy J, Anderson I, Bulters DO, Belli A & Eynon CA 2016 'Trial of Decompressive Craniectomy for Traumatic Intracranial Hypertension' New England Journal of Medicine 375, (12) 1119-1130 , DOI
Narayanamurthy H, El-Badawy S, Mukonoweshuro W & Whitfield P 2016 'A case of spontaneous haematoma from vertebral artery arterio-venous fistula in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1' British Journal of Neurosurgery 1-2 , DOI PEARL
Zhang L, Kamaly I, Luthra P & Whitfield P 2016 'Simulation in neurosurgical training: a blueprint and national approach to implementation for initial years trainees' British Journal of Neurosurgery 30, (5) 577-581 , DOI PEARL
Whitehouse KJ, Jeyaretna DS, Enki DG & Whitfield PC 2016 'Head injury in the elderly - what are the outcomes of neurosurgical care?' World neurosurgery 94, 493-500 , DOI PEARL
Low JCM, Welbourne J, McMillan H & Whitfield PC 2016 'Early versus late readmission of subarachnoid haemorrhage patients into neurocritical care' British Journal of Neurosurgery 30, (5) 545-548 , DOI PEARL
Whitehouse KJ, Jeyaretna DS, Wright A & Whitfield PC 2016 'Neurosurgical Care in the Elderly: Increasing Demands Necessitate Future Healthcare Planning' World Neurosurgery 87, 446-454 , DOI
Phang SY & Whitfield P 2016 'Postpartum Regression of a Presumed Cavernous Meningioma' Case Reports in Oncological Medicine 2016, 1-3 , DOI PEARL
Whitehouse KJ, Jeyaretna SD, Enki DG & Whitfield PC 2015 'Head injury in the elderly' British Journal of Neurosurgery 29, (2) 124-163 , DOI
Whitehouse KJ, Jeyaretna SD, Enki DG & Whitfield PC 2015 'Proceedings of the 2015 Spring Meeting of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons jointly with, as invited guests, the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC – Deutche Gessellschaft für Neurochirurgie)' British Journal of Neurosurgery 29, (2) 124-163 , DOI
Kolias AG, Bulters DO, Cowie CJ, Wilson MH, Afshari FT, Helmy A, Broughton E, Joannides AJ, Zebian B & Harrisson SE 2013 'Proposal for establishment of the UK Cranial Reconstruction Registry (UKCRR)' British Journal of Neurosurgery 28, (3) 310-314 , DOI
Broughton E, Pobereskin L & Whitfield PC 2013 'Seven years of cranioplasty in a regional neurosurgical centre' British Journal of Neurosurgery 28, (1) 34-39 , DOI
Acharya V, Williams A, Adams W, Hilton D & Whitfield PC 2012 'Middle cranial fossa cystic schwannoma' BMJ Case Rep 2012, Author Site , DOI
Jayasekera BAP, Bacon AD & Whitfield PC 2012 'Management of glioblastoma multiforme in pregnancy' J Neurosurg 116, (6) 1187-1194 Author Site , DOI
Tsang KK-T & Whitfield PC 2012 'Traumatic brain injury: review of current management strategies' Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50, (4) 298-308 Author Site , DOI
Hassan MF, Mahmood S, Dhamija B, Chandran H, Whitfield PC & Adams W 2011 'An association between cerebral aneurysm re-bleed and CT angiography--more than a coincidence?' Br J Neurosurg 25, (6) 734-735 Author Site , DOI
Berryman R, Imam I, Whitfield PC, Mukonoweshuro W & Salih I 2011 'Progressive seizures in a patient with congenital coagulopathies' BMJ Case Rep 2011, Author Site , DOI
Hindman BJ, Bayman EO, Pfisterer WK, Torner JC, Todd MM & IHAST study group (includes JRS) 2010 'No Association between Intraoperative Hypothermia or Supplemental Protective Drug and Neurologic Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Temporary Clipping during Cerebral Aneurysm Surgery' Anesthesiology 112, (1) 86-101 , DOI
Todd MM, Hindman BJ, Clarke WR, Torner JC, Weeks JB, Bayman EO, Shi Q, Spofford CM & IHAST study group (includes JRS) 2009 'PERIOPERATIVE FEVER AND OUTCOME IN SURGICAL PATIENTS WITH ANEURYSMAL SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE' Neurosurgery 64, (5) 897-909 , DOI
Pasternak JJ, McGregor DG, Lanier WL, Schroeder DR, Rusy DA, Hindman B, Clarke W, Torner J, Todd MM & IHAST study group (includes JRS) 2009 'Effect of Nitrous Oxide Use on Long-term Neurologic and Neuropsychological Outcome in Patients Who Received Temporary Proximal Artery Occlusion during Cerebral Aneurysm Clipping Surgery' Anesthesiology 110, (3) 563-573 , DOI
Gilkes CE & Whitfield PC 2009 'Intracranial pressure and cerebral blood flow. A pathophysiological and clinical perspective' Surgery (Oxford) 27, (3) 139-144 , DOI
Gilkes CE & Whitfield PC 2007 'Intracranial pressure and cerebral blood flow' Surgery (Oxford) 25, (12) 530-535 , DOI
Richmond A, Pearn J, Horsley A, Treloar T, Kelly S, Pascoe S, Whitfield PC & Palmer JD 2007 'Multiple method verification of the positional accuracy of linac based stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy' CLINICAL ONCOLOGY 19, (3) S44-S44 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC 2007 'Custom made cranioplasty prostheses in porous hydroxy-apatite using 3D design techniques: 7 years experience in 25 patients - Comment' ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA 149, (2) 170-170 Author Site
Whitfield P 2006 'Autoreactive antibodies against neurons and basal lamina found in serum following experimental brain contusion in rats - Comment' ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA 148, (2) 205-205 Author Site
Whitfield PC 2006 'Mechanisms of secondary brain damage for trauma and ischaemia recent advances of our understanding' DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION 28, (2) 141-142 Author Site
Todd MM, Hindman BJ, Clarke, W. R. (et al. including JRS), Torner JC, Todd M, Hindman B, Clarke W, Chaloner K, Torner J & Davis P 2005 'Mild intraoperative hypothermia during surgery for intracranial aneurysm' NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE 352, (2) 135-145 Author Site , DOI
Wilby MJ, Sharp M, Whitfield PC, Hutchinson PJ, Menon DK & Kirkpatrick PJ 2003 'Cost-effective outcome for treating poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage' Stroke 34, (10) 2508-2511 Author Site , DOI
Wigfield CC, Hilton DA, Coleman MG & Whitfield PC 2003 'Metastatic adenocarcinoma masquerading as a solitary nerve sheath tumour' Br J Neurosurg 17, (5) 459-461 Author Site , DOI
Czosnyka ZH, Czosnyka M, Whitfield PC, Donovan T & Pickard JD 2002 'Cerebral autoregulation among patients with symptoms of hydrocephalus' Neurosurgery 50, (3) 526-532 Author Site , DOI
Piechnik SK, Czosnyka M, Richards HK, Whitfield PC & Pickard JD 2001 'Cerebral venous blood outflow: a theoretical model based on laboratory simulation' Neurosurgery 49, (5) 1214-1222 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC, Kirkpatrick PJ, Czosnyka M & Pickard JD 2001 'Management of severe traumatic brain injury by decompressive craniectomy' Neurosurgery 49, (1) 225-226 Author Site , DOI
Czosnyka M, Czosnyka ZH, Whitfield PC, Donovan T & Pickard JD 2001 'Age dependence of cerebrospinal pressure—volume compensation in patients with hydrocephalus' Journal of Neurosurgery 94, (3) 482-486 , DOI
Schmidt EA, Czosnyka M, Gooskens I, Piechnik SK, Matta BF, Whitfield PC & Pickard JD 2001 'Preliminary experience of the estimation of cerebral perfusion pressure using transcranial Doppler ultrasonography' J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 70, (2) 198-204 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC, Patel H, Hutchinson PJ, Czosnyka M, Parry D, Menon D, Pickard JD & Kirkpatrick PJ 2001 'Bifrontal decompressive craniectomy in the management of posttraumatic intracranial hypertension' Br J Neurosurg 15, (6) 500-507 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC & Kirkpatrick PJ 2001 'Timing of surgery for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage' Cochrane Database Syst Rev (2) Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC & Pickard JD 2000 'Expression of the immediate early genes c-Fos and c-Jun after head injury in man' Neurol Res 22, (2) 138-144 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC, Williams R & Pickard JD 1999 'Delayed induction of JunB precedes CA1 neuronal death after global ischemia in the gerbil' Brain Res 818, (2) 450-458 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC, Hardy DG, Moffat DA, Schroeder HWS, Gaab MR & Warzok RW 1997 'Glomus tumours of the skull base (multiple letters) [2]' British Journal of Neurosurgery 11, (3)
Whitfield PC, Hardy DG & Moffat DA 1997 'Glomus tumours of the skull base' Br J Neurosurg 11, (3) Author Site
Whitfield PC, Guazz EP & Pickard JD 1996 'Shunt removal by choroid plexus coagulation - Response' JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY 85, (5) 982-983 Author Site
Whitfield PC, Moss H, O'Hare D, Smielewski P, Pickard JD & Kirkpatrick PJ 1996 'An audit of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage: earlier resuscitation and surgery reduces inpatient stay and deaths from rebleeding' J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 60, (3) 301-306 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC, Grey P, Hardy DG & Moffat DA 1996 'The surgical management of patients with glomus tumours of the skull base' Br J Neurosurg 10, (4) 343-350 Author Site , DOI
1995 'Near-Infrared Spectroscopy' Journal of Neurosurgery 83, (6) , DOI
Whitfield PC, Guazzo EP & Pickard JD 1995 'Safe removal of retained ventricular catheters using intraluminal choroid plexus coagulation. Technical note' J Neurosurg 83, (6) 1101-1102 Author Site , DOI
WHITFIELD PC, GUAZZO EP & PICKARD JD 1995 'SAFE REMOVAL OF RETAINED VENTRICULAR CATHETERS USING INTRALUMINAL CHOROID-PLEXUS COAGULATION' JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY 83, (6) 1101-1102 Author Site , DOI
WHITFIELD P & GUAZZO E 1995 'ICP REDUCTION FOLLOWING DECOMPRESSIVE CRANIECTOMY' STROKE 26, (6) 1125-1126 Author Site
Kirkpatrick PJ, Smielewski P, Whitfield PC, Czosnyka M, Menon D & Pickard JD 1995 'An observational study of near-infrared spectroscopy during carotid endarterectomy' J Neurosurg 82, (5) 756-763 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC & Pickard JD 1994 'Nimodipine' Br J Hosp Med 52, (10) 539-540 Author Site
Whitfield PC & Rainsbury RM 1994 'Suctionversus siphon drainage after axillary surgery for breast cancer: A prospective randomized trial' British Journal of Surgery 81, (4) 547-547 , DOI
Whitfield PC & Coombes AG 1994 'Pneumocephalus: a hazard of pipe smoking' Injury 25, (2) 120-121 Author Site , DOI
Maxwell WL, Whitfield PC, Suzen B, Graham DI, Adams JH, Watt C & Gennarelli TA 1992 'The cerebrovascular response to experimental lateral head acceleration' Acta Neuropathol 84, (3) 289-296 Author Site , DOI
Whitfield PC & Bullock R 1991 'Infected intracranial aneurysm in an infant: case report' Neurosurgery 28, (4) 623-625 Author Site , DOI
Books
Whitfield PC; Thomas EO; Summers F; Whyte M; Hutchinson PJ 2009 head injury a multidisciplinary approach. Cambridge Cambridge University Press
Chapters
Jeyaretna DS & Whitfield PC 0 'Clinical assessment of the head-injured patient: an anatomical approach' Head Injury Cambridge University Press 28-35 , DOI
Hutchinson PJ & Whitfield PC 0 'Medico-legal aspects of head and neck injury' Head Injury Cambridge University Press 288-298 , DOI
Whitfield PC & Watkins L 0 'Neurosurgical complications of head injury' Head Injury Cambridge University Press 201-212 , DOI
Plaha P & Whitfield PC 0 'Surgical issues in the management of head-injured patients' Head Injury Cambridge University Press 167-179 , DOI
Conference Papers
Bacon A, Ashida R, Dias A, Nokes T, Whitfield PC & Thomas E 2010 'TIME IS BRAIN' S419-S419
Whitfield PC, Laing RJC, Kimonides V, Williams R & Pickard JD 1997 'Inducible transcription factor expression after cerebral ischaemia'