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Book chapters

Robert is the leading author of the oxford handbook of liver and pancreatobiliary surgery: with liver transplantation (oxford Specialist Handbooks in Surgery), Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2009.

m.d. research thesis

Sutcliffe RP (2009). Detection and clinical significance of bone marrow micrometastases in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. MD Thesis, Downing College, University of Cambridge.

peer-reviewed papers

1. R Sutcliffe, F Hughes, M Winslet. Fungal Ball of the Oesophagus. Dis Esophagus 1999; 12: 326-328 

2. R Sutcliffe, D Maguire, P Muiesan, A Dhawan, G Mieli-Vergani, JG O’Grady, M Rela, N Heaton. Liver transplantation for Wilson’s disease: long term results and quality of life assessment. Transplantation 2003; 75(7): 1003-1006

3. R Sutcliffe, D Maguire, J Ramage, M Rela, N Heaton. Management of neuroendocrine liver metastases. American Journal of Surgery 2004; 187(1): 39-46

4. R Sutcliffe, A Mroz, D Maguire, B Portmann, O’Grady J, Bowles M, Muiesan P, Rela M, N Heaton. Bile duct strictures after adult liver transplantation: a role for biliary reconstructive surgery? Liver Transplantation Surgery 2004; 10(7): 928-934

5. R Sutcliffe, D Maguire, P Murphy, B Portmann, M Rela, G O’Sullivan, G Mufti, N Heaton. Detection and clinical significance of bone marrow micrometastases in patients undergoing liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. Transplantation 2005; 80(1): 88-94

6. R Sutcliffe, NE Sandiford, HT Khawaja. From frown lines to fissures: therapeutic uses for botulinum toxin. Int J Surg 2005; 3(2): 141-146

7. R Sutcliffe D Maguire, B Portmann, M Rela, N Heaton. Selecting patients with hepatocellular carcinoma for liver transplantation. British Journal of Surgery 2006; 93(1): 11-18

8. NA Sandiford, R Sutcliffe, HT Khawaja. Jejunal transection following blunt abdominal trauma: a report of two cases. EMJ 2006; 23(10): e55

9. M Kelly, N Ferguson, RP Sutcliffe, A Forsyth, DK Manifold. Cardiac tamponade due to ingested gastric foreign body. EMJ 2007; 24(4): e22

10. RP Sutcliffe, PC Hale. Training opportunities in emergency surgery in the UK: the effect of reconfiguration. Ann R Coll Surg Engl (Suppl) 2007; 89: 254-257

11. RP Sutcliffe, A Rohatgi, MJ Forshaw, RC Mason. Recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy due to impacted dental plate in the thoracic oesophagus: case report. World J Emerg Surg 2007; 2(1): 30

12. R Sutcliffe, G Mieli-Vergani, A Dhawan, M Corbally, J Karani, N Heaton.  A novel treatment for congenital hepatoportal arteriovenous fistula.  J Paed Surgery 2008; 43(3): 571-573

13. A Rohatgi, RP Sutcliffe, MJ Forshaw, DC Strauss, RC Mason. Training in oesophageal surgery – the gold standard: a prospective study. Int J Surg 2008; 6: 230-233

14. J Papanikitas, RP Sutcliffe, A Rohatgi, S Atkinson. Bilateral retrovascular femoral hernia. Ann Roy Coll Surg Engl 2008; 90(5): 423-424

15. RP Sutcliffe, MJ Forshaw, A Rohatgi, DC Strauss, AJ Botha, RC Mason. Anastomotic strictures and delayed gastric emptying after esophagectomy: incidence, risk factors and management. Dis Esophagus 2008; 21: 712-717

16. A Rohatgi, MJ Forshaw, RP Sutcliffe, DC Strauss, RC Mason. Transhiatal oesophagectomy: techniques, tips and outcomes. Surgeon 2008; 6(6): 335-40 

17. R Dhir, RP Sutcliffe, A Rohatgi, MJ Forshaw, RC Mason. Surgical management of late complications after colonic interposition for esophageal atresia. Ann Thorac Surg 2008; 86(6): 1965-1967

18. S Mittal, A Rohatgi, RP Sutcliffe, A Botha. Spontaneous perforation of the cervical oesophagus: A rare variant of Boerhaave’s syndrome. J Laryngol Otol 2009; 123(12):1378-80

19. A Rohatgi, J Papanikitas, RP Sutcliffe, M Forshaw, Mason R. The role of oesophageal diversion and exclusion in the management of oesophageal perforations. Int J Surg 2009; 7(2): 142-4

20. RP Sutcliffe, MJ Forshaw, G Datta, A Rohatgi, DC Strauss, RC Mason, AJ Botha. Surgical Management of Boerhaave’s syndrome in a tertiary oesophagogastric centre. Ann Roy Coll Surg Engl 2009; 91(5): 374-80

21. R Mirnezami, A Rohatgi, RP Sutcliffe, A Hamouda, RC Mason. Transhiatal oesophagectomy: treatment of choice for high-grade dysplasia. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2009; 36(2): 364-7

22. S Mittal, RP Sutcliffe, A Rohatgi, SW Atkinson. A possible variant of Bouveret’s syndrome presenting as a duodenal stump obstruction by a gallstone after Roux-en-Y gastrectomy: a case report. J Med Case Reports 2009; 28: 3: 7301

23. R Mirnezami, A Rohatgi, RP Sutcliffe, A Hamouda, K Chandrakumaran, A Botha, RC Mason. Multivariate analysis of clinicopathological factors influencing survival following esophagectomy for cancer. Int J Surgery 2010; 8(1): 58-63

24. RP Sutcliffe, W Lam, A O’Sullivan, AA Prachalias, M Rela, ND Heaton. Pancreatico-duodenectomy after liver transplantation in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis complicated by distal pancreatobiliary malignancy. World J Surg 2010; 34(9): 128-132

25. RP Sutcliffe, E Lolis, AA Prachalias, P Srinivasan, M Rela, ND Heaton. Use of an aberrant right hepatic artery arising from the superior mesenteric artery for arterial reconstruction in liver transplantation. Ann Transplant 2010; 15(4): 44-8

26. RP Sutcliffe, D Lewis, P Kane, B Portmann, J Karani, M Rela, N Heaton. MnDPDP-enhanced MRI predicts histological grade of hepatocellular carcinomas. Clin Radiol 2011; 66(3): 237-43

27. Mirnezami R, Mirnezami AH, Chandrakumaran K, Abu Hilal M, Pearce NW, Primrose JN, Sutcliffe RP. Short- and long-term outcomes after laparoscopic and open hepatic resection: systematic review and meta-analysis. HPB 2011; 13(5): 295-308

28. RP Sutcliffe, S Bhattacharya. Colorectal liver metastases. Br Med Bull 2011; 99: 107-24

29. N Battula, D Tsapralis, A Takhar, C Coldham, D Mayer, J Isaac, P Muiesan, RP Sutcliffe, R Marudanayagam, DF Mirza, SR Bramhall. Aetio-pathogenesis and management of spontaneous liver bleeding in the West: a 16 year single center experience. HPB 2012; 14(6): 382-9

30. RP Sutcliffe, N Battula, A Haque, A Ali, P Srinivasan, SW Atkinson, M Rela, ND Heaton, AA Prachalias. Utility of drain fluid amylase measurement on the first postoperative day after pancreaticoduodenectomy. World J Surgery 2012; 36(4): 879-83