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University of Exeter Medical School

 Neil Smart

Neil Smart

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



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Journal articles

Blazeby JM, Murkin C, Rooshenas L, Elliott D, Avery K, Chalmers K, Cousins S, Pinkney T, Blencowe N, Reeves BC, et al (2024). Development and pilot testing of a patient‐reported outcome measure to assess symptoms of parastomal hernia. Colorectal Disease
Smart N (2024). Editor's choice – January 2024. Colorectal Disease, 26(1), 4-4.
Smart N (2024). New year, new beginning? the death of the single institution case series. Colorectal Disease, 26(1), 5-6.
Smart N (2023). A survey of treatment preferences of UK surgeons in the treatment of pilonidal sinus disease. Lee et al. Colorectal Disease, 25(10), 1946-1946.
Fowler GE, Blencowe NS, Hardacre C, Callaway MP, Smart NJ, Macefield R (2023). Artificial intelligence as a diagnostic aid in cross-sectional radiological imaging of surgical pathology in the abdominopelvic cavity: a systematic review. BMJ Open, 13(3). Abstract.  Author URL.
Grieve R, Hutchings A, Moler Zapata S, O’Neill S, Lugo-Palacios DG, Silverwood R, Cromwell D, Kircheis T, Silver E, Snowdon C, et al (2023). Clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of emergency surgery for adult emergency hospital admissions with common acute gastrointestinal conditions: the ESORT study. Health and Social Care Delivery Research, 11(1), 1-132.
Lederhuber H, Massey LH, Kantola VE, Siddiqui MRS, Sayers AE, McDermott FD, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2023). Clinical management of high-output stoma: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Tech Coloproctol, 27(12), 1139-1154. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart N (2023). Clinical research 101 – better reporting. Colorectal Disease, 25(4), 537-537.
O'Connor OM, Burns FA, Proctor VK, Green SK, Sayers AE, Smart NJ, Lee MJ (2023). Clinician preferences in the treatment of acutely symptomatic hernia: the 'MASH' survey. Ann R Coll Surg Engl, 105(3), 225-230. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart N (2023). Colon cancer care is changing and not before time. Colorectal Disease, 25(3), 351-351.
Avellaneda N, Smart NJ (2023). Creating a collaborative network in a low/middle income country region. A practical (and motivational) guide to getting started. Colorectal Dis, 25(1), 6-8. Author URL.
Antoniou SA, Huo B, Tzanis AA, Koutsiouroumpa O, Mavridis D, Balla A, Dore S, Kaiser AM, Koraki E, Massey L, et al (2023). EAES, SAGES, and ESCP rapid guideline: bowel preparation for minimally invasive colorectal resection. Surg Endosc, 37(12), 9001-9012. Abstract.  Author URL.
Stabilini C, Muysoms FE, Tzanis AA, Rossi L, Koutsiouroumpa O, Mavridis D, Adamina M, Bracale U, Brandsma H-T, Breukink SO, et al (2023). EHS Rapid Guideline: Evidence-Informed European Recommendations on Parastomal Hernia Prevention—With ESCP and EAES Participation. Journal of Abdominal Wall Surgery, 2
Smart N (2023). Editor's Choice – August 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(8), 1570-1570.
Smart N (2023). Editor's Choice – Feb 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(2), 174-174.
Smart N (2023). Editor's Choice – July 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(7), 1326-1326.
Smart N (2023). Editor's Choice – June 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(6), 1076-1076.
Smart N (2023). Editor's Choice – March 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(3), 350-350.
Smart N (2023). Editor's Choice – March 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(4), 536-536.
Smart N (2023). Editor's Choice – May 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(5), 834-834.
Smart N (2023). Editor's choice – Jan 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(1), 4-5.
Smart N (2023). Editor's choice – September 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(9), 1752-1752.
Smart N (2023). Editor's choice—December 2023. Colorectal Disease, 25(12), 2292-2292.
Smart N (2023). Enhanced recovery and earlier discharge after colorectal resections – still evolving?. Colorectal Disease, 25(6), 1077-1078.
Surgery NGHRUOG, Collaborative G, Kachapila M, Monahan M, Ademuyiwa AO, Adinoyi YM, Biccard BM, George C, Ghosh DN, Glasbey J, et al (2023). Exploring the cost-effectiveness of high versus low perioperative fraction of inspired oxygen in the prevention of surgical site infections among abdominal surgery patients in three low- and middle-income countries. BJA Open, 7
Ayuso SA, Holland AM, Lorenz WR, Scarola GT, Fischer JP, Smart NJ, Heniford BT (2023). Fragility of Randomized Clinical Trials Using Mesh in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. JAMA Netw Open, 6(12). Author URL.
Huo B, Smart N, Antoniou SA (2023). Proposing a new surgical evidence ecosystem. Colorectal Disease, 25(10), 1947-1948.
Balla A, Saraceno F, Rullo M, Morales-Conde S, Targarona Soler EM, Di Saverio S, Guerrieri M, Lepiane P, Di Lorenzo N, Adamina M, et al (2023). Protective ileostomy creation after anterior resection of the rectum: Shared decision-making or still subjective?. Colorectal Dis, 25(4), 647-659. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart N (2023). Public health and the colorectal community. Colorectal Disease, 25(12), 2293-2293.
Proctor VK, O'Connor OM, Burns FA, Green S, Sayers AE, Hawkins DJ, Smart NJ, Lee MJ, MASH Collaborators (2023). Surgical site infections after emergency hernia repair: substudy from the Management of Acutely Symptomatic Hernia (MASH) study. BJS Open, 7(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart N (2023). Understanding patients' perspectives when unprepared for the emergence of a parastomal bulge—A qualitative study. Krogsgaard et al. Colorectal Disease, 25(11), 2128-2128.
Tzanis AA, Stabilini C, Muysoms FE, Rossi L, Koutsiouroumpa O, Mavridis D, Adamina M, Bracale U, Brandsma H-T, Breukink SO, et al (2023). Update Systematic Review, Meta-Analysis and GRADE Assessment of the Evidence on Parastomal Hernia Prevention—A EHS, ESCP and EAES Collaborative Project. Journal of Abdominal Wall Surgery, 2
Giovannini SC, Podda M, Ribas S, Montori G, Botteri E, Agresta F, Sartori A, Chàrvàtova H, Aiolfi A, Antoniou SA, et al (2023). What defines an incisional hernia as ‘complex’: results from a Delphi consensus endorsed by the European Hernia Society (EHS). British Journal of Surgery, 111(1).
Smart N (2023). Who CAREs? We all do. Colorectal Disease, 25(9), 1753-1754.
Fowler GE, Blencowe NS, Hardacre C, Callaway MP, Smart NJ, Macefield RC (2022). 157 Diagnostic Test Accuracy of Artificial Intelligence Models Used in Cross-Sectional Radiological Imaging of Surgical Pathology in the Abdominopelvic Cavity: a Systematic Review. British Journal of Surgery, 109(Supplement_1).
Scrimgeour DSG, Allan M, Knight SR, East B, Blackwell S, Dames N, Laidlaw L, Light D, Horgan L, Smart NJ, et al (2022). A modified Delphi process to establish research priorities in hernia surgery. HERNIA, 26(3), 751-759. Author URL.
Walker ET, McDermott FD, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2022). Comment on: Transanal total mesorectal excision and low anterior resection syndrome. Br J Surg, 109(5). Author URL.
Smart NJ, Petter-Puchner AH (2022). Commentary on "Sterilization and Cross-Linking Combined with Ultraviolet Irradiation and Low-Energy Electron Irradiation Procedure: New Perspectives for Bovine Pericardial Implants in Cardiac Surgery". Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 70(1), 43-44. Author URL.
Smart N (2022). Does colorectal surgery have a problem with research integrity?. Colorectal Disease, 24(6), 679-680.
Helliwell JA, Thompson J, Smart N, Jayne DG, Chapman SJ (2022). Duplication and nonregistration of COVID-19 systematic reviews: Bibliometric review. Health Sci Rep, 5(3). Abstract.  Author URL.
Adamina M, Andreou A, Arezzo A, Christogiannis C, Di Lorenzo N, Gioumidou M, Glavind J, Iavazzo C, Mavridis D, Muysoms FE, et al (2022). EAES rapid guideline: systematic review, meta-analysis, GRADE assessment, and evidence-informed European recommendations on appendicitis in pregnancy. Surg Endosc, 36(12), 8699-8712. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart N (2022). Editor's Choice – January 2022. Colorectal Disease, 24(1), 4-4.
Smart N (2022). Editor's Choice – May 2022. Colorectal Disease, 24(5), 554-554.
Smart N (2022). Editor's choice – April 2022. Colorectal Disease, 24(4), 350-350.
Smart N (2022). Editor's choice – June 2022. Colorectal Disease, 24(6), 678-678.
Smart N (2022). Editor's choice – March 2022. Colorectal Disease, 24(3), 252-252.
Smart N (2022). Editorial – May 2022. Colorectal Disease, 24(5), 555-555.
Smart N (2022). Editor’s Choice – February 2022. Colorectal Disease, 24(2), 152-152.
Hutchings A, O'Neill S, Lugo-Palacios D, Moler Zapata S, Silverwood R, Cromwell D, Keele L, Bellingan G, Moonesinghe SR, Smart N, et al (2022). Effectiveness of emergency surgery for five common acute conditions: an instrumental variable analysis of a national routine database. Anaesthesia, 77(8), 865-881. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hutchings A, Moonesinghe R, Zapata SM, Cromwell D, Bellingan G, Vohra R, Moug S, Smart N, Hinchliffe R, Grieve R, et al (2022). Impact of the first wave of COVID-19 on outcomes following emergency admissions for common acute surgical conditions: analysis of a national database in England. British Journal of Surgery, 109(10), 984-994.
Keller DS, Smart N (2022). Is rectal prolapse a hernia?. Colorectal Disease, 24(4), 351-352.
Luton O, Mortimer M, Hopkins L, Robinson D, Egeler C, Smart N, Harries R (2022). Is there a role for botulinum toxin a in the emergency setting for delayed abdominal wall closure in the management of the open abdomen? a systematic review. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 105(4), 306-313.
Moler-Zapata S, Grieve R, Lugo-Palacios D, Hutchings A, Silverwood R, Keele L, Kircheis T, Cromwell D, Smart N, Hinchliffe R, et al (2022). Local Instrumental Variable Methods to Address Confounding and Heterogeneity when Using Electronic Health Records: an Application to Emergency Surgery. Med Decis Making, 42(8), 1010-1026. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jenkins E, Humphrey H, Finan C, Rogers P, McDermott FG, Smart NJ, Daniels IR, Watts AM (2022). Long-term follow-up of bilateral gracilis reconstruction following extra-levator abdominoperineal excision. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 76, 198-207.
Proctor VK, O'Connor OM, Burns FA, Green S, Sayers AE, Hawkins DJ, Smart NJ, Lee MJ, MASH Collaborators (2022). Management of Acutely Symptomatic Hernia (MASH) study. Br J Surg, 109(8), 754-762. Abstract.  Author URL.
Adams ST, Bedwani NH, Massey LH, Bhargava A, Byrne C, Jensen KK, Smart NJ, Walsh CJ (2022). Physical activity recommendations pre and post abdominal wall reconstruction: a scoping review of the evidence. Hernia, 26(3), 701-714. Abstract.  Author URL.
Harji D, Thomas C, Antoniou S, Chandraratan H, Griffiths B, Heniford BT, Horgan L, Koeckerling F, Lopez-Cano M, Massey L, et al (2022). Protocol to develop a core outcome set in incisional hernia surgery: the HarMoNY Project. BMJ Open, 12(12).
John JB, Rajaretnam N, McGrath JS, Smart NJ (2022). Re: risk factors and natural history of parastomal hernia after radical cystectomy and ileal conduit. BJU Int, 130(3), 394-395. Author URL.
Celentano V, Tekkis P, Nordenvall C, Mills S, Spinelli A, Smart N, Selvaggi F, Warren O, Espin-Basany E, Kontovounisios C, et al (2022). Standardization of ileoanal J-pouch surgery technique: Quality assessment of minimally invasive ileoanal J-pouch surgery videos. Surgery, 172(1), 53-59. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kristensen HØ, Thyø A, Emmertsen KJ, Smart NJ, Pinkney T, Warwick AM, Pang D, Elfeki H, Shalaby M, Emile SH, et al (2022). Surviving rectal cancer at the cost of a colostomy: global survey of long-term health-related quality of life in 10 countries. BJS Open, 6(6). Abstract.  Author URL.
Chapman SJ, Dossa F, de Groof EJ, Keane C, van Ramshorst GH, Smart NJ (2022). The AMSTAR-2 critical appraisal tool and editorial decision-making for systematic reviews: Retrospective, bibliometric study. LEARNED PUBLISHING, 35(4), 529-538. Author URL.
Omar I, Miller K, Madhok B, Amr B, Singhal R, Graham Y, Pouwels S, Abu Hilal M, Aggarwal S, Ahmed I, et al (2022). The first international Delphi consensus statement on Laparoscopic Gastrointestinal surgery. Int J Surg, 104 Abstract.  Author URL.
Murkin C, Rooshenas L, Smart N, Daniels IR, Pinkney T, Shabbir J, Rockall T, Bennett J, Torkington J, Randall J, et al (2022). What should be included in case report forms? Development and application of novel methods to inform surgical study design: a mixed methods case study in parastomal hernia prevention. BMJ Open, 12(10).
Smart N (2022). Z59.5 – the most important colorectal diagnosis of all?. Colorectal Disease, 24(10), 1103-1104.
Mohiuddin S, Reeves BC, Smart NJ, Hollingworth W, CIPHER study group (2021). A semi-Markov model comparing the lifetime cost-effectiveness of mesh prophylaxis to prevent parastomal hernia in patients undergoing end colostomy creation for rectal cancer. Colorectal Dis, 23(11), 2967-2979. Abstract.  Author URL.
Harji D, Thomas C, Antoniou SA, Chandraratan H, Griffiths B, Henniford BT, Horgan L, Köckerling F, López-Cano M, Massey L, et al (2021). A systematic review of outcome reporting in incisional hernia surgery. BJS Open, 5(2). Abstract.  Author URL.
Fowler GE, Macefield RC, Hardacre C, Callaway MP, Smart NJ, Blencowe NS (2021). Artificial intelligence as a diagnostic aid in cross-sectional radiological imaging of the abdominopelvic cavity: a protocol for a systematic review. BMJ Open, 11(10). Abstract.  Author URL.
Kamarajah SK, Smart NJ, Daniels IR, Pinkney TD, Harries RL (2021). Bioabsorbable mesh use in midline abdominal wall prophylaxis and repair achieving fascial closure: a cross-sectional review of stage of innovation. Hernia, 25(1), 3-12. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hajibandeh S, Hajibandeh S, Marshall MJ, Smart NJ, Winyard PG, Hyde C, Shaw AM, Daniels IR (2021). Biomarkers for diagnosis of acute appendicitis in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2021(10). Abstract.
Zaborowski AM, Abdile A, Adamina M, Aigner F, d'Allens L, Allmer C, Alvarez A, Anula R, Andric M, Atallah S, et al (2021). Characteristics of Early-Onset vs Late-Onset Colorectal Cancer a Review. JAMA SURGERY, 156(9), 865-874. Author URL.
Smart N (2021). Covid and the colorectal surgeon – on Rumsfeld and black swans. Colorectal Disease, 23(7), 1613-1614.
Elhage SA, Deerenberg EB, Ayuso SA, Murphy KJ, Shao JM, Kercher KW, Smart NJ, Fischer JP, Augenstein VA, Colavita PD, et al (2021). Development and Validation of Image-Based Deep Learning Models to Predict Surgical Complexity and Complications in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. JAMA Surg, 156(10), 933-940. Abstract.  Author URL.
Antoniou SA, Mavridis D, Kontouli KM, Drakopoulos V, Gorter-Stam M, Eriksson S, Leone M, Pérez-Bocanegra MC, Smart NJ, Milone M, et al (2021). EAES rapid guideline: appendicitis in the elderly. Surg Endosc, 35(7), 3233-3243. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hajibandeh S, Hajibandeh S, Smart NJ, Maw A (2021). EP.FRI.12Meta-analysis of demographic and prognostic significance of right-sided versus left-sided acute diverticulitis. British Journal of Surgery, 108(Supplement_7).
Glasbey JC, Nepogodiev D, Simoes JFF, Omar O, Li E, Venn ML, Pgdme, Abou Chaar MK, Capizzi V, Chaudhry D, et al (2021). Elective Cancer Surgery in COVID-19-Free Surgical Pathways During the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: an International, Multicenter, Comparative Cohort Study. J Clin Oncol, 39(1), 66-78. Abstract.  Author URL.
Au S, Bellato V, Carvas JM, Córdoba CD, Daudu D, Dziakova J, Eltarhoni K, El Feituri N, Fung ACH, Fysaraki C, et al (2021). Global parental leave in surgical careers: differences according to gender, geographical regions and surgical career stages. Br J Surg, 108(11), 1315-1322. Abstract.  Author URL.
Podda M, Sylla P, Baiocchi G, Adamina M, Agnoletti V, Agresta F, Ansaloni L, Arezzo A, Avenia N, Biffl W, et al (2021). Multidisciplinary management of elderly patients with rectal cancer: recommendations from the SICG (Italian Society of Geriatric Surgery), SIFIPAC (Italian Society of Surgical Pathophysiology), SICE (Italian Society of Endoscopic Surgery and new technologies), and the WSES (World Society of Emergency Surgery) International Consensus Project. World Journal of Emergency Surgery, 16(1).
Proctor V, Spence O, Burns F, Green S, Sayers A, Smart N, Lee M (2021). O35 WHAT HAPPENS TO PATIENTS WITH ACUTELY SYMPTOMATIC HERNIA IN THE UK? FINDINGS FROM THE MASH STUDY. British Journal of Surgery, 108(Supplement_8).
Scrimgeour D, Allan M, East B, Blackwell S, Laidlaw L, Light D, Smart N, Horgan L, Beaux AD, Wilson M, et al (2021). O40 a MODIFIED DELPHI PROCESS TO ESTABLISH RESEARCH PRIORITIES IN HERNIA SURGERY. British Journal of Surgery, 108(Supplement_8).
Harries RL, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2021). Outcomes of surgically managed recurrent parastomal hernia: the Sisyphean challenge of the hernia world. Hernia, 25(1), 133-140. Abstract.  Author URL.
Proctor V, Spence O, Burns F, Green S, Sayers A, Smart N, Lee M (2021). P032 SURGICAL SITE INFECTIONS FOLLOWING EMERGENCY HERNIA REPAIR: a SUB-STUDY FROM THE MASH PROJECT. British Journal of Surgery, 108(Supplement_8).
Spence O, Proctor V, Sayers A, Green S, Burns F, Smart N, Lee M, Spence O (2021). P48 Exploration of variation in Management of Acutely Symptomatic Hernia – results from the MASH practice survey. BJS Open, 5(Supplement_1).
Tabusa H, Blazeby JM, Blencowe N, Callaway M, Daniels IR, Gunning A, Hollingworth W, McNair AG, Murkin C, Pinkney TD, et al (2021). Protocol for the UK cohort study to investigate the prevention of parastomal hernia (the CIPHER study). Colorectal Dis, 23(7), 1900-1908. Abstract.  Author URL.
Lawday S, Flamey N, Fowler GE, Leaning M, Dyar N, Daniels IR, Smart NJ, Hyde C (2021). Quality of life in restorative versus non-restorative resections for rectal cancer: systematic review. BJS Open, 5(6). Abstract.  Author URL.
Bullen NL, Hajibandeh S, Hajibandeh S, Smart NJ, Antoniou SA (2021). Suture fixation versus self-gripping mesh for open inguinal hernia repair: a systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis. Surg Endosc, 35(6), 2480-2492. Abstract.  Author URL.
Harries RL, Smart NJ (2021). The use of deep neuromuscular blockade and reversal in ventral hernia surgery. Hernia, 25(2), 551-552. Author URL.
Rajaretnam N, Smart NJ (2021). To mesh or not to mesh-the known unknowns of preventing parastomal hernias. Br J Surg, 109(1), 1-2. Author URL.
Kristensen HØ, Thyø A, Jøssing Emmertsen K, Smart NJ, Pinkney T, Warwick AM, Pang D, Furnée EJB, Verkuijl SJ, José Rama N, et al (2021). Translation and international validation of the Colostomy Impact score. Colorectal Dis, 23(7), 1866-1877. Abstract.  Author URL.
Mohiuddin S, Hollingworth W, Rajaretnam N, Reeves BC, Smart NJ (2021). Use of prophylactic mesh during initial stoma creation to prevent parastomal herniation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Colorectal Dis, 23(11), 2821-2833. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hutchings A, Moler Zapata S, O'Neill S, Smart N, Cromwell D, Hinchliffe R, Grieve R (2021). Variation in the rates of emergency surgery amongst emergency admissions to hospital for common acute conditions. BJS Open, 5(6). Abstract.  Author URL.
Allan M, Mahawar K, Blackwell S, Catena F, Chand M, Dames N, Goel R, Graham YN, Kothari SN, Laidlaw L, et al (2020). COVID-19 research priorities in surgery (PRODUCE study): a modified Delphi process. Br J Surg, 107(11), e538-e540. Author URL.
Nallala J, Jeynes C, Saunders S, Smart N, Lloyd G, Riley L, Salmon D, Stone N (2020). Characterization of colorectal mucus using infrared spectroscopy: a potential target for bowel cancer screening and diagnosis. Laboratory Investigation, 100(8), 1102-1110.
Smart N (2020). Colorectal Surgery in the time of Covid 19. Colorectal Disease, 22(9), 983-984.
Di Saverio S, Pata F, Gallo G, Carrano F, Scorza A, Sileri P, Smart N, Spinelli A, Pellino G (2020). Coronavirus pandemic and colorectal surgery: practical advice based on the Italian experience. Colorectal Disease, 22(6), 625-634.
Parker SG, Halligan S, Liang MK, Muysoms FE, Adrales GL, Boutall A, de Beaux AC, Dietz UA, Divino CM, Hawn MT, et al (2020). Definitions for Loss of Domain: an International Delphi Consensus of Expert Surgeons. World Journal of Surgery, 44(4), 1070-1078. Abstract.
Celentano V, Smart N, Cahill RA, Spinelli A, Giglio MC, McGrath J, Obermair A, Pellino G, Hasegawa H, Lal P, et al (2020). Development and validation of a recommended checklist for assessment of surgical videos quality: the LAParoscopic surgery Video Educational GuidelineS (LAP-VEGaS) video assessment tool. Surgical Endoscopy, 35(3), 1362-1369.
Bedwani NARH, Kelada M, Smart N, Szydlo R, Patten DK, Bhargava A (2020). Glue versus mechanical mesh fixation in laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis of randomized clinical trials. British Journal of Surgery, 108(1), 14-23.
Petter-Puchner AH, Dietz U, Smart N, Campanelli G (2020). Hernia research from bench to bed side or “panta rhei in troubled times”. Hernia, 24(6), 1157-1158.
Celentano V, Smart N, McGrath J, Cahill RA, Spinelli A, Challacombe B, Belyansky I, Hasegawa H, Munikrishnan V, Pellino G, et al (2020). How to report educational videos in robotic surgery: an international multidisciplinary consensus statement. Updates in Surgery, 73(3), 815-821.
Davey S, Rajaretnem N, Harji D, Rees J, Messenger D, Smart NJ, Pathak S (2020). Incisional hernia formation in hepatobiliary surgery using transverse and hybrid incisions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann R Coll Surg Engl, 102(9), 663-671. Abstract.  Author URL.
Parker SG, Halligan S, Liang MK, Muysoms FE, Adrales GL, Boutall A, de Beaux AC, Dietz UA, Divino CM, Hawn MT, et al (2020). International classification of abdominal wall planes (ICAP) to describe mesh insertion for ventral hernia repair. Br J Surg, 107(3), 209-217. Abstract.  Author URL.
ACPGBI Legacy Working Group (2020). Legacy of COVID-19 - the opportunity to enhance surgical services for patients with colorectal disease. Colorectal Dis, 22(10), 1219-1228. Author URL.
Sadahiro R, Knight B, James F, Hannon E, Charity J, Daniels IR, Burrage J, Knox O, Crawford B, Smart NJ, et al (2020). Major surgery induces acute changes in measured DNA methylation associated with immune response pathways. Sci Rep, 10(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Hajibandeh S, Hajibandeh S, Smart NJ, Maw A (2020). Meta-analysis of the demographic and prognostic significance of right-sided versus left-sided acute diverticulitis. Colorectal Dis, 22(12), 1908-1923. Abstract.  Author URL.
Cohen SL, Liu G, Abrao M, Smart N, Heniford T (2020). Perspectives on Surgery in the Time of COVID-19: Safety First. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, 27(4), 792-793.
De Haes F, Bullen NL, Antoniou GA, Smart NJ, Antoniou SA (2020). Systematic review and meta-analysis of incisional hernia post-reversal of ileostomy. Hernia, 24(1), 9-21. Abstract.  Author URL.
Aslam MI, Rubio-Perez I, Smart NJ, Singh B, European Society of Coloproctology Education Committee (2019). A survey on practices for parastomal hernia prevention and repair among ESCP surgeons. Hernia, 23(4), 825-828. Author URL.
Hughes AE, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2019). Acute colonic pseudo‐obstruction after caesarean section: a review and recommended management algorithm. The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, 21(4), 283-290.
Nepogodiev D, Coupland B, Mytton J, Pinkney T, Smart N, Bhangu A (2019). Differences in outcome between patients readmitted to index vs non‐index hospital trusts after colorectal resection. Colorectal Disease, 21(8), 943-952.
Antoniou SA, Tsokani S, Mavridis D, López-Cano M, Antoniou GA, Stefanidis D, Francis NK, Smart N, Muysoms FE, Morales-Conde S, et al (2019). Guideline Assessment Project: Filling the GAP in Surgical Guidelines: Quality Improvement Initiative by an International Working Group. Annals of surgery, 269(4), 642-651. Abstract.
Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2019). In support of mesh for hernia repair. Br J Surg, 106(7), 815-816. Author URL.
Brook AJ, De Haes F, Smart NJ, Mansfield SD, Daniels IR (2019). Incidence of and risk factors for stoma-site incisional herniation after reversal. BJS Open, 3(3). Author URL.
Bullen NL, Massey LH, Antoniou SA, Smart NJ, Fortelny RH (2019). Open versus laparoscopic mesh repair of primary unilateral uncomplicated inguinal hernia: a systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis. Hernia, 23(3), 461-472. Abstract.  Author URL.
Collaborative S, McLean KA, Khaw RA, Ahmed W-U-R, Akhbari M, Baker DM, Borakati A, Kamarajah SK, Mills EC, Murray V, et al (2019). REspiratory COmplications after abdomiNal surgery (RECON): study protocol for a multi-centre, observational, prospective, international audit of postoperative pulmonary complications after major abdominal surgery. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 124(1), e13-e16.
Coelho JAJ, McDermott FD, Cameron O, Smart NJ, Watts AM, Daniels IR (2019). Single centre experience of bilateral gracilis flap perineal reconstruction following extra-levator abdominoperineal excision. Colorectal Dis, 21(8), 910-916. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pathak S, Smart N, Rees J, Blazeby JM, Messenger D (2018). #9 an in-depth analysis and cohort study of the techniques used to repair complex incisional hernias after abdominal surgery (oral presentation). International Journal of Surgery, 59
Smart NJ, Watson A (2018). A single-centre study on 1000 consecutive cases of transanal haemorrhoidal dearterialization. Tech Coloproctol, 22(3), 247-248. Author URL.
Kamarajah SK, Chapman SJ, Glasbey J, Morton D, Smart N, Pinkney T, Bhangu A (2018). Biological mesh reinforcement of complex and contaminated midline laparotomy achieving fascial closure: a cross-sectional review of stage of innovation. International Journal of Surgery, 55
Foster JD, Tou S, Curtis NJ, Smart NJ, Acheson A, Maxwell-Armstrong C, Watts A, Singh B, Francis NK (2018). Closure of the perineal defect after abdominoperineal excision for rectal adenocarcinoma - ACPGBI Position Statement. Colorectal Dis, 20 Suppl 5, 5-23. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart NJ, Nilsson PJ (2018). ESCP 2017 Snapshot Audit - Editorial. Colorectal Dis, 20 Suppl 6 Author URL.
Antoniou SA, Agresta F, Garcia Alamino JM, Berger D, Berrevoet F, Brandsma HT, Bury K, Conze J, Cuccurullo D, Dietz UA, et al (2018). European Hernia Society guidelines on prevention and treatment of parastomal hernias. Hernia, 22(1), 183-198. Abstract.
Chadi SA, Malcomson L, Ensor J, Riley RD, Vaccaro CA, Rossi GL, Daniels IR, Smart NJ, Osborne ME, Beets GL, et al (2018). Factors affecting local regrowth after watch and wait for patients with a clinical complete response following chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer (InterCoRe consortium): an individual participant data meta-analysis. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol, 3(12), 825-836. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kelly ME, Glynn R, Aalbers AGJ, Abraham-Nordling M, Alberda W, Antoniou A, Austin KK, Beets GL, Beynon J, Bosman SJ, et al (2018). Factors affecting outcomes following pelvic exenteration for locally recurrent rectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery, 105(6), 650-657. Abstract.
Brook AJ, Mansfield SD, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2018). Incisional hernia following closure of loop ileostomy: the main predictor is the patient, not the surgeon. Surgeon, 16(1), 20-26. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bokori-Brown M, Metz J, Petrov PG, Mussai F, De Santo C, Smart NJ, Saunders S, Knight B, Pastan I, Titball RW, et al (2018). Interactions Between <i>Pseudomonas</i> Immunotoxins and the Plasma Membrane: Implications for CAT-8015 Immunotoxin Therapy. FRONTIERS IN ONCOLOGY, 8 Author URL.
Celentano V, Smart N, McGrath J, Cahill RA, Spinelli A, Obermair A, Hasegawa H, Lal P, Almoudaris AM, Hitchins CR, et al (2018). LAP-VEGaS practice guidelines for reporting of educational videos in laparoscopic surgery a joint trainers and trainees consensus statement. Annals of Surgery, 268(6), 920-926. Abstract.
Sayers AE, Lee MJ, Smart N, Fearnhead NS, Group TNS (2018). Optimizing collaborator recruitment and maintaining engagement via social media during large multicentre studies: lessons learned from the National Audit of Small Bowel Obstruction (NASBO). Colorectal Disease, 20(12), 1142-1150.
Elfeki H, Thyø A, Nepogodiev D, Pinkney TD, White M, Laurberg S, Christensen P, D'Hoore A, Espin E, Buzatti K, et al (2018). Patient and healthcare professional perceptions of colostomy-related problems and their impact on quality of life following rectal cancer surgery. BJS Open, 2(5), 336-344.
Ho K, Economou T, Smart N, Daniels I (2018). Radiological progression of end colostomy trephine diameter and area. BJS Open
Keogh K, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2018). Reply to: "A Comparison of Mortality Following Emergency Laparotomy Between Populations from New York State and England". Ann Surg, 267(4). Author URL.
Kamarajah SK, Chapman SJ, Glasbey J, Morton D, Smart N, Pinkney T, Bhangu A (2018). Systematic review of the stage of innovation of biological mesh for complex or contaminated abdominal wall closure. BJS Open, 2(6), 371-380. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart NJ (2018). The IDEAL and the EQUATOR. Colorectal Dis, 20(10), 843-844. Author URL.
Massey LH, Pathak S, Bhargava A, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2018). The use of adjuncts to reduce seroma in open incisional hernia repair: a systematic review. Hernia, 22(2), 273-283. Abstract.  Author URL.
Celentano V, Smart N, Cahill RA, McGrath JS, Gupta S, Griffith JP, Acheson AG, Cecil TD, Coleman MG (2018). Use of laparoscopic videos amongst surgical trainees in the United Kingdom. The Surgeon, 17(6), 334-339.
Köckerling F, Alam NN, Antoniou SA, Daniels IR, Famiglietti F, Fortelny RH, Heiss MM, Kallinowski F, Kyle-Leinhase I, Mayer F, et al (2018). What is the evidence for the use of biologic or biosynthetic meshes in abdominal wall reconstruction?. Hernia, 22(2), 249-269. Abstract.  Author URL.
Narang SK, Keogh K, Alam NN, Pathak S, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2017). A systematic review of new treatments for cryptoglandular fistula in ano. Surgeon, 15(1), 30-39. Abstract.  Author URL.
Lawday S, Keogh K, Perkins D, Smart N, Daniels I (2017). Decision-making in the Over-90s with Colorectal Cancer. International Journal of Surgery, 47
Murkin C, Avery K, Elliott D, Cousins S, Rooshenas L, Blencowe N, Smart N, Blazeby J, Group TCS (2017). Development of a Screening Measure for Symptomatic Parastomal Hernia: Assessing Clinically Relevant Endpoints in the CIPHER Study. International Journal of Surgery, 47
Messenger DE, Curtis NJ, Jones A, Jones EL, Smart NJ, Francis NK (2017). Factors predicting outcome from enhanced recovery programmes in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a systematic review. Surg Endosc, 31(5), 2050-2071. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jones CS, Nowers J, Watts A, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2017). Incisional hernia repair with retrorectus synthetic mesh and abdominoplasty - a video vignette. Colorectal Dis, 19(3), 301-302. Author URL.
Nepogodiev D, Chapman SJ, Smart NJ, Pinkney TD (2017). Meta-analysis protocols should be prospectively registered. Tech Coloproctol, 21(6), 483-485. Author URL.
Murkin C, Rooshenas L, Blazeby J, Daniels I, Jones C, Smart N, Blencowe N, Study TC (2017). Opening the Black Box of Surgical Interventions: Understanding Variations in Stoma Formation to Inform Uniform Data Collection in a Multi-Centre Cohort Study. International Journal of Surgery, 47, s29-s30.
Narang SK, Alam NN, Campain NJ, Pathak S, McGrath JS, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2017). Parastomal hernia following cystectomy and ileal conduit urinary diversion: a systematic review. Hernia, 21(2), 163-175. Abstract.  Author URL.
Jones CS, Nowers J, Smart NJ, Coelho J, Watts A, Daniels IR (2017). Pelvic floor reconstruction with bilateral gracilis flaps following extralevator abdominoperineal excision - a video vignette. Colorectal Dis, 19(12), 1120-1121. Author URL.
Clarke TL, White DA, Osborne ME, Shaw AM, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2017). Predicting response to neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer with serum biomarkers. Ann R Coll Surg Engl, 99(5), 373-377. Abstract.  Author URL.
Saqib R, Pathak S, Smart N, Nunes Q, Rees J, Jones MF, Poston G (2017). Prognostic significance of pre‐operative inflammatory markers in resected gallbladder cancer: a systematic review. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(6), 554-559.
Cornille JB, Pathak S, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2017). Prophylactic mesh use during primary stoma formation to prevent parastomal hernia. Ann R Coll Surg Engl, 99(1), 2-11. Abstract.  Author URL.
Warwick AM, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2017). Retro-rectus repair of complex incisional hernia leads to low recurrence rate. ANZ J Surg, 87(7-8), 591-594. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart N (2017). Stomas: time for a closer look. Colorectal Disease, 19(12), 1049-1049.
STARSurg Collaborative. Electronic address:, STARSurg Collaborative (2017). Students' participation in collaborative research should be recognised. Int J Surg, 39, 234-237. Author URL.
Smart NJ, Wexner S (2017). Surgery for constipation: systematic review and clinical guidance. Colorectal Dis, 19 Suppl 3, 3-4. Author URL.
Lyons NJR, Cornille JB, Pathak S, Charters P, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2017). Systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of metronidazole in post-haemorrhoidectomy pain relief. Colorectal Dis, 19(9), 803-811. Abstract.  Author URL.
Zimmermann EF, Hayes RS, Daniels IR, Smart NJ, Warwick AM (2017). Transperineal rectocele repair: a systematic review. ANZ J Surg, 87(10), 773-779. Abstract.  Author URL.
Alam NN, Narang SK, Köckerling F, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2016). Biologic Mesh Reconstruction of the Pelvic Floor after Extralevator Abdominoperineal Excision: a Systematic Review. Front Surg, 3 Abstract.  Author URL.
Narang SK, Jones C, Alam NN, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2016). Delayed absorbable synthetic plug (GORE® BIO-A®) for the treatment of fistula-in-ano: a systematic review. Colorectal Dis, 18(1), 37-44. Abstract.  Author URL.
Travers HC, Brewer JO, Smart NJ, Wajed SA (2016). Diaphragmatic crural augmentation utilising cross-linked porcine dermal collagen biologic mesh (Permacol) in the repair of large and complex para-oesophageal herniation: a retrospective cohort study. Hernia, 20(2), 311-320. Abstract.  Author URL.
Dbeis R, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2016). Focusing the management of rectal cancer. Ann Transl Med, 4(24). Abstract.  Author URL.
Tandon A, Pathak S, Lyons NJR, Nunes QM, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2016). Meta-analysis of closure of the fascial defect during laparoscopic incisional and ventral hernia repair. Br J Surg, 103(12), 1598-1607. Abstract.  Author URL.
Alam NN, Narang SK, Pathak S, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2016). Methods of abdominal wall expansion for repair of incisional herniae: a systematic review. Hernia, 20(2), 191-199. Abstract.  Author URL.
Pathak S, Pandanaboyana S, Daniels I, Smart N, Prasad KR (2016). Obesity and colorectal liver metastases: Mechanisms and management. Surgical Oncology, 25(3), 246-251.
Warwick AM, Velineni R, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2016). Onlay parastomal hernia repair with cross-linked porcine dermal collagen biologic mesh: long-term results. Hernia, 20(2), 321-325. Abstract.  Author URL.
Wesley E, Thompson B, Tham J, Smart N, Engel B, Daniels I (2016). PTU-097 Nutritional Screening in Patients with Colorectal Cancer Prior to Elective Surgery: is it Done Accurately and Does it Predict Outcome?. Gut, 65(Suppl 1).
Cornille J-B, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2016). Parastomal hernia and prophylactic mesh use during primary stoma formation: a commentary. Hernia, 20(4), 543-546. Author URL.
Tandon A, Shahzad K, Pathak S, Oommen CM, Nunes QM, Smart N (2016). Parietex™ Composite mesh versus DynaMesh®-IPOM for laparoscopic incisional and ventral hernia repair: a retrospective cohort study. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 98(8), 568-573.
Muysoms FE, Jairam A, López-Cano M, Śmietański M, Woeste G, Kyle-Leinhase I, Antoniou SA, Köckerling F, Group BS, Köckerling F, et al (2016). Prevention of Incisional Hernias with Biological Mesh: a Systematic Review of the Literature. Frontiers in Surgery, 3
Warwick AM, Zimmermann E, Boorman PA, Smart NJ, Gee AS (2016). Recurrence rate after Delorme's procedure with simultaneous placement of a Thiersch suture. Ann R Coll Surg Engl, 98(6), 419-421. Abstract.  Author URL.
Narang SK, Alam NN, Köckerling F, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2016). Repair of Perineal Hernia Following Abdominoperineal Excision with Biological Mesh: a Systematic Review. Front Surg, 3 Abstract.  Author URL.
Noone TM, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2016). Response to Demetter et al.: review of the quality of total mesorectal excision does not improve the prediction of outcome. Colorectal Dis, 18(7). Author URL.
Murkin C, Blazeby JM, Blencowe NS, Rooshenas L, Reeves B, Daniels I, Pinkney T, Smart N, group TCS (2016). Response to a pilot single‐centre randomized trial: the PATRASTOM trial. Colorectal Disease, 18(6), 622-623.
Smart N (2016). Risk Stratification for the elderly – a pressing issue. Colorectal Disease, 18(5), 437-437.
Alam NN, White DA, Narang SK, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2016). Systematic review of guidelines for the assessment and management of high-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN II/III). Colorectal Dis, 18(2), 135-146. Abstract.  Author URL.
Chan KE, Pathak S, Smart NJ, Batchelor N, Daniels IR (2016). The impact of cardiopulmonary exercise testing on patients over the age of 80 undergoing elective colorectal cancer surgery. Colorectal Dis, 18(6), 578-585. Abstract.  Author URL.
Fazekas B, Fazekas B, Hendricks J, Smart N, Arulampalam T (2016). The incidence of incisional hernias following ileostomy reversal in colorectal cancer patients treated with anterior resection. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 99(4), 319-324.
Keogh KM, Smart NJ (2016). The proposed use of radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of fistula-in-ano. Med Hypotheses, 86, 39-42. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bryan N, Battersby C, Smart N, Hunt J (2015). A review of biocompatibility in hernia repair; considerations in vitro and in vivo for selecting the most appropriate repair material. HERNIA, 19(2), 169-178. Author URL.
Harlaar J, Deerenberg EB, Dwarkasing RS, Kamperman AM, Jeekel J, Lange JF, Samartsev VA, Gavrilov VA, Kuchumov AG, Nyashin YI, et al (2015). Abdominal Wall “Closure”. Hernia, 19(Suppl 1), s123-s126.
White ES, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2015). Abdominoperineal Excision: a Confusion in Terminology. Dis Colon Rectum, 58(7). Author URL.
Alam NN, Narang SK, Köckerling F, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2015). Anal Sphincter Augmentation Using Biological Material. Front Surg, 2 Abstract.  Author URL.
Köckerling F, Alam NN, Narang SK, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2015). Biological Meshes for Inguinal Hernia Repair - Review of the Literature. Front Surg, 2 Abstract.  Author URL.
Marshall MJ, Smart NJ, Hyde C, Winyard PG, Shaw AM, Daniels IR (2015). Biomarkers for diagnosis of acute appendicitis in adults. COCHRANE DATABASE OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS(3). Author URL.
Bryan N, Ashwin H, Smart NJ, Wohlert S, Bayon Y, Hunt JA (2015). Characterisation and comparison of the host response of 6 tissue-based surgical implants in a subcutaneous in vivo rat model. Journal of Applied Biomaterials and Functional Materials, 13(1), 35-42. Abstract.
Kubota T, Mizuta T, Katagiri H, Shimaguchi M, Okumura K, Sakamoto T, Sakata T, Kunisaki S, Matsumoto R, Nishida K, et al (2015). Complex Cases in Abdominal Wall Repair and Prophilactic Mesh. Hernia, 19 Suppl 1, S133-S137. Author URL.
Francis NK, Mason J, Salib E, Allanby L, Messenger D, Allison AS, Smart NJ, Ockrim JB (2015). Factors predicting 30-day readmission after laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery within an enhanced recovery programme. Colorectal Dis, 17(7), O148-O154. Abstract.  Author URL.
Navaratnam A, Ariyaratnam R, Smart N, Parker M, Motson R, Arulampalam T (2015). Incisional hernia rate after laparoscopic colorectal resection is reduced with standardisation of specimen extraction. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 97(1), 17-21.
Lyons N, Pathak S, Daniels I, Spiers A, Smart N (2015). PTH-307 Percutaneous management of pulmonary metastases arising from colorectal cancer; a systematic review. Gut, 64(Suppl 1).
Narang S, Keogh K, Alam N, Pathak S, Daniels I, Smart N (2015). PTU-211 Novel techniques in the treatment of cryptoglandular fistula in ano: a systematic review. Gut, 64(Suppl 1).
Francis N, Luther A, Salib E, Allanby L, Messenger D, Allison A, Smart N, Ockrim J (2015). PWE-266 the use of artificial neural networks to predict delayed discharge and readmission in enhanced recovery following laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery. Gut, 64(Suppl 1).
Brook A, Mansfield S, Daniels I, Smart N (2015). PWE-395 Patient and clinical risk factors for incisional hernia following reversal of loop ileostomy. Gut, 64(Suppl 1).
Lyons NJR, Pathak S, Daniels IR, Spiers A, Smart NJ (2015). Percutaneous management of pulmonary metastases arising from colorectal cancer; a systematic review. Eur J Surg Oncol, 41(11), 1447-1455. Abstract.  Author URL.
Stevens L, Pathak S, Nunes QM, Pandanaboyana S, Macutkiewicz C, Smart N, Smith AM (2015). Prognostic significance of pre-operative C-reactive protein and the neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio in resectable pancreatic cancer: a systematic review. HPB, 17(4), 285-291. Abstract.
Foster JD, Smart NJ, Francis NK (2015). Re: Staying on Target—reply to comments by Loyal et al. Techniques in Coloproctology
Pathak S, Nunes QM, Daniels IR, Smart NJ, Poston GJ, Påhlman L (2015). Rectal cancer with synchronous liver metastases: Do we have a clear direction?. Eur J Surg Oncol, 41(12), 1570-1577. Abstract.  Author URL.
Alam NN, Narang SK, Köckerling F, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2015). Rectopexy for Rectal Prolapse. Front Surg, 2 Abstract.  Author URL.
Alam NN, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2015). Response to 'perineal hernia formation following extralevator abdominoperineal excision'. Colorectal Dis, 17(4). Author URL.
Lyons NJR, Pathak S, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2015). Response to Heedman et al.: Variation at presentation among colon cancer patients with metastases: a population-based study. Colorectal Dis, 17(11), 1029-1030. Author URL.
Bryan N, Ashwin H, Smart N, Weyhe D, Wohlert S, Bayon Y, Hunt JA (2015). Systemic inflammatory cytokine analysis to monitor biomaterial augmented tissue healing. International Journal of Artificial Organs, 38(12), 651-658. Abstract.
Giordano P, Pullan RD, Ystgaard B, Gossetti F, Bradburn M, McKinley AJ, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2015). The use of an acellular porcine dermal collagen implant in the repair of complex abdominal wall defects: a European multicentre retrospective study. TECHNIQUES IN COLOPROCTOLOGY, 19(7), 411-417. Author URL.
Francis NK, Luther A, Salib E, Allanby L, Messenger D, Allison AS, Smart NJ, Ockrim JB (2015). The use of artificial neural networks to predict delayed discharge and readmission in enhanced recovery following laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery. TECHNIQUES IN COLOPROCTOLOGY, 19(7), 419-428. Author URL.
Köckerling F, Alam NN, Narang SK, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2015). Treatment of Fistula-In-Ano with Fistula Plug - a Review Under Special Consideration of the Technique. Front Surg, 2 Abstract.  Author URL.
Stevens L, Pathak S, Nunes Q, Pandanaboyana S, Smart N, Smith A (2014). 334. Does the pre-operative C-reactive protein or neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio predict survival after resection for pancreatic cancer?. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 40(11).
Smart N (2014). Anaemia; a contraindication to elective surgery for colorectal cancer?. Colorectal Disease, 16(10), 749-750.
Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2014). Beyond enhanced recovery: authors' reply. Colorectal Dis, 16(4), 317-318. Author URL.
Warwick A, Marshall M, Daniels I, Smart N (2014). Evidence for the C-seal device remains inconclusive. International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 29(10), 1309-1309.
Pathak S, Nunes QM, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2014). Is C-reactive protein useful in prognostication for colorectal cancer? a systematic review. COLORECTAL DISEASE, 16(10), 769-776. Author URL.
Rossi BWP, Booth S, England N, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2014). Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the umbilicus 8 years following anterior resection for villous adenoma of the rectum. J Surg Case Rep, 2014(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Gash KJ, Cooper L, Smart N, Longman R, Thomas M (2014). No observable difference in operative oncological outcomes between extra-levator versus standard abdominoperineal excision. Techniques in Coloproctology, 18(10), 963-964.
Harrison OJ, Smart NJ, White P, Brigic A, Carlisle ER, Allison AS, Ockrim JB, Francis NK (2014). Operative Time and Outcome of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery After Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery. JSLS Journal of the Society of Laparoscopic & Robotic Surgeons, 18(2), 265-272.
Campain N, Smart N, Daniels I, Mcgrath JS (2014). P120 a multi-disciplinary approach to complex pelvic cancer. European Urology Open Science, 13(5).
Smart NJ, Bryan N, Hunt JA, Daniels IR (2014). Porcine dermis implants in soft-tissue reconstruction: current status. Biologics, 8, 83-90. Abstract.  Author URL.
Knight HJ, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2014). Response to Tsiamoulos et al. (2014): does diverticular disease protect against sigmoid colon cancer?. Colorectal Dis, 16(3), 220-221. Author URL.
Smart N (2014). Schein's Common Sense Prevention and Management of Surgical Complications Edited by M Schein, PN Rogers, a Leppaniemi, D Rosin (eds), TFM publishing, Shrewsbury, UK, October 2013. Paperback, 558 pages. English. ISBN: 9781903378939. £60.00. Colorectal Disease, 16(8), 648-648.
Huddart S, Peden CJ, Swart M, McCormick B, Dickinson M, Mohammed MA, Quiney N, Hemmings V, Riga A, Belguamkar A, et al (2014). Use of a pathway quality improvement care bundle to reduce mortality after emergency laparotomy. British Journal of Surgery, 102(1), 57-66.
Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2013). Beyond enhanced recovery. Colorectal Dis, 15(11), 1331-1332. Author URL.
Rossi BWP, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2013). Comment on Wille-Jørgensen et al.: Result of the implementation of multidisciplinary teams in rectal cancer. Colorectal Dis, 15(10), 1314-1315. Author URL.
Bonomo L, Bethune R, Daniels I, Smart N (2013). Comments on Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Anastomotic Dehiscence. DISEASES OF THE COLON & RECTUM, 56(7), E344-E344. Author URL.
Smart N (2013). Comprehensive step by step training package on rectal cancer surgery M Ayhan Kuzu, Ankara University. ASIN: B008XYB4IW. Price $50.00 on Colorectal Disease, 15(3), 387-387.
Smart N (2013). Corman's Colon and Rectal Surgery, 6th Revised edition Edited by ML Corman, RJ Nicholls, VW Fazio, R Bergamaschi. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, October 2012. Hardcover: 1584 pages, English. ISBN: 978‐1451111149. Price £243.00 RRP hardback, £161.60 Kindle edition. Colorectal Disease, 15(7), 920-920.
Eddama M, Haylock-vise P, Smart NJ, Arulampalam THA, Motson RW (2013). Does a dedicated laparoscopic emergency theatre have an effect on the proportion of operations performed laparoscopically?. International Journal of Surgery, 11(8).
Bryan N, Ashwin H, Chen R, Smart NJ, Bayon Y, Wohlert S, Hunt JA (2013). Evaluation of six synthetic surgical meshes implanted subcutaneously in a rat model. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Abstract.
Kipling SL, Young K, Foster JD, Smart NJ, Hunter AE, Cooper E, Francis NK (2013). Laparoscopic extralevator abdominoperineal excision of the rectum: short-term outcomes of a prospective case series. Techniques in Coloproctology, 18(5), 445-451.
Smart NJ (2013). Neuroscience and colorectal surgery - divided by a common language?. COLORECTAL DISEASE, 15(3), 267-268. Author URL.
Smart NJ, Pathak S, Boorman P, Daniels IR (2013). Synthetic or biological mesh use in laparoscopic ventral mesh rectopexy--a systematic review. Colorectal Dis, 15(6), 650-654. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart N (2013). The effect of sacral nerve stimulation on distal colonic motility in patients with faecal incontinence (Br J Surg 2013; 100: 959–968). British Journal of Surgery, 100(10), 1396-1396.
Bryan N, Ahswin H, Smart N, Bayon Y, Wohlert S, Hunt JA (2013). The in vivo evaluation of tissue-based biomaterials in a rat full-thickness abdominal wall defect model. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials
Smart NJ (2013). The problem of the poor control arm in surgical randomized controlled trials (<i>Br J Surg</i> 2013; 100: 172-173). BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, 100(6). Author URL.
Smart NJ, Bryan N, Hunt JA (2012). A scientific evidence for the efficacy of biologic implants for soft tissue reconstruction. Colorectal Disease, 14(SUPPL.3), 1-6. Abstract.
Smart NJ (2012). A survey of smartphone and tablet computer use by colorectal surgeons in the UK and Continental Europe. Colorectal Disease, 14(9), e535-e538.
Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2012). Biologic meshes in colorectal surgery. COLORECTAL DISEASE, 14 Author URL.
Marshall MJ, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2012). Biologic meshes in perineal reconstruction following extra-levator abdominoperineal excision (elAPE). Colorectal Dis, 14 Suppl 3, 12-18. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart NJ, Marshall M, Daniels IR (2012). Biological meshes: a review of their use in abdominal wall hernia repairs. Surgeon, 10(3), 159-171. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart NJ, White P, Allison AS, Ockrim JB, Kennedy RH, Francis NK (2012). Deviation and failure of enhanced recovery after surgery following laparoscopic colorectal surgery: early prediction model. Colorectal Disease, 14(10), e727-e734.
Smart NJ, Bloor S (2012). Durability of biologic implants for use in hernia repair: a review. Surg Innov, 19(3), 221-229. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bryan N, Ahswin H, Smart NJ, Bayon Y, Hunt JA (2012). In vitro activation of human leukocytes in response to contact with synthetic hernia meshes. Clinical Biochemistry
Davey SR, Smart NJ, Wood JJ, Longman RJ (2012). Massive traumatic abdominal hernia repair with biologic mesh. Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 2012(12).
Smart N, Thomas M, Longman R (2012). Perineal reconstruction after abdominoperineal excision using inferior gluteal artery perforator flaps (Br J Surg 2012 99 584–588). British Journal of Surgery, 99(8), 1165-1165.
Bryan N, Ahswin H, Smart N, Bayon Y, Wohlert S, Hunt JA (2012). Reactive oxygen species (ROS) - a family of fate deciding molecules pivotal in constructive inflammation and wound healing. European Cells and Materials, 24, 249-265. Abstract.
Foster JD, Pathak S, Smart NJ, Branagan G, Longman RJ, Thomas MG, Francis N (2012). Reconstruction of the perineum following extralevator abdominoperineal excision for carcinoma of the lower rectum: a systematic review. Colorectal Disease, 14(9), 1052-1059.
Dalton RSJ, Smart NJ, Edwards TJ, Chandler I, Daniels IR (2012). Short-term outcomes of the prone perineal approach for extra-levator abdomino-perineal excision (elAPE). Surgeon, 10(6), 342-346. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart N (2012). Smart Surgeons, Sharp Decisions: Cognitive Skills to Avoid Errors and Achieve Results. Colorectal Disease, 14(7), 910-910.
Smart NJ, Daniels IR, Marquez S (2012). Supplemental cross-linking in tissue-based surgical implants for abdominal wall repair. Int J Surg, 10(9), 436-442. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bryan N, Ashwin H, Smart N, Bayon Y, Scarborough N, Hunt JA (2012). The innate oxygen dependant immune pathway as a sensitive parameter to predict the performance of biological graft materials. Biomaterials
Gooch B, Smart N, Wajed S (2012). Transthoracic repair of an incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia using hexamethylene diisocyanate cross-linked porcine dermal collagen (Permacol). General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 60(3), 145-148.
Smart N (2012). ‘Haemorrhoids? There’s an App for that!’. Colorectal Disease, 14(9), e509-e509.
Smart N, Khan D, Daniels I (2011). Collagen Implants in Hernia Repair. Journal of Investigative Surgery, 24(6), 300-301.
Noble EJ, Smart NJ, Challand C, Sleigh K, Oriolowo A, Hosie KB (2011). Experimental comparison of mesenteric vessel sealing and thermal damage between one bipolar and two ultrasonic shears devices. Br J Surg, 98(6), 797-800. Abstract.  Author URL.
Burton J, Allison J, Smart N, Francis N (2011). Impact of stoma care on enhanced recovery after colorectal surgery. Gastrointestinal Nursing, 9(8), 15-19.
Smart NJ, Khan D, Daniels IR (2011). Letter. Re: Orenstein et al. (2010) Activation of human mononuclear cells by porcine biologic meshes in vitro. Hernia 14(4):401-407. HERNIA, 15(1), 105-106. Author URL.
Khan D, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2011). Minimal anatomical disruption in stoma formation: the lateral rectus abdominis positional stoma (LRAPS) - response to Stephenson <i>et al.</i>. COLORECTAL DISEASE, 13(2), 229-230. Author URL.
Smart NJ, Velineni R, Khan D, Daniels IR (2011). Parastomal hernia repair outcomes in relation to stoma site with diisocyanate cross-linked acellular porcine dermal collagen mesh. Hernia, 15(4), 433-437. Abstract.  Author URL.
Velineni R, Smart N, Daniels I (2010). Bioprosthetics in Parastomal Hernia Repair. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 53(9), 1342-1343.
Smart NJ (2010). No evidence of Permacol rejection presented by Wotton and Akoh. WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, 16(5), 657-658. Author URL.
Clarke MG, Bunting D, Smart NJ, Lowes J, Mitchell SJ (2010). The surgical management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding: a 12-year experience. International Journal of Surgery, 8(5), 377-380.
Gooch B, Smart NJ, Daniels I (2010). Xenograft Biologic Mesh Implantation in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction and the FDA MAUDE Database. SURGICAL INNOVATION, 17(2), 170-170. Author URL.
Smart N, Mercer‐Jones M (2008). Response to Y. Maeda, C. J. Vaizey & M. A. Kamm. Pilot study of two new injectable bulking agents for the treatment of faecal incontinence. Colorectal Disease, 10(6), 628-628.
Pentlow A, Smart NJ, Richards SK, Inward CD, Morgan JDT (2008). The use of porcine dermal collagen implants in assisting abdominal wall closure of pediatric renal transplant recipients with donor size discrepancy. Pediatr Transplant, 12(1), 20-23. Abstract.  Author URL.
Smart NJ, MercerJones MA (2007). Functional Outcome After Transperineal Rectocele Repair with Porcine Dermal Collagen Implant. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 50(9), 1422-1427.
Smart N, Immanuel A, Mercer-Jones M (2007). Laparoscopic repair of a Littre’s hernia with porcine dermal collagen implant (Permacol). Hernia, 11(4), 373-376.
Smart NJ (2006). Avoid delaying surgery in patients with severe ulcerative colitis. The BMJ, 333(7566).
Smart N, Norton S, Morgan J (2006). Bariatric surgery – a successful way to battle the weight crisis (Br J Surg 2006; 93: 259–260). British Journal of Surgery, 93(6), 769-769.


Smart N (2021). Offene Hernienversorgung im Vereinigten Königreich. In  (Ed) Offene Hernienchirurgie, Springer Nature, 269-271.
McDermott F, Daniels I, Smart N, McGrath J (2021). Outcomes Following Exenteration for Urological Neoplasms. In  (Ed) Surgical Management of Advanced Pelvic Cancer, Wiley, 255-264.
Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2020). Evidence for Mesh Use. In  (Ed) Manual of Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Taylor & Francis, 41-47.
McDermott FD, Smart NJ, Winter DC (2019). Intersphincteric Resection: Indications and Outcome. In  (Ed) Comprehensive Rectal Cancer Care, Springer Nature, 231-240.
Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2017). Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. In  (Ed) Coloproctology, Springer Nature, 431-447.
Smart NJ, Chambers WM, Boorman P (2014). Management of Concomitant Middle Compartment Disorders. In  (Ed) Pelvic Floor Disorders: Surgical Approach, Springer Nature, 243-250.


Hutchings A, O'Neill S, Zapata SM, Smart N, Hinchliffe R, Grieve R (2021). Variation and predictors of emergency surgery in emergency hospital admissions from the Emergency Surgery Or Not (ESORT) study.  Author URL.
Alam NN, Narang SK, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2015). AUGMENTATION OF a SPHINCTER REPAIR.  Author URL.
Alam NN, Narang SK, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2015). RECTOPEXY FOR RECTAL PROLAPSE.  Author URL.
Marshall MJ, Shaw AM, Smart NJ, Daniels IR (2015). SHOULD a MACROSCOPICALLY NORMAL APPENDIX BE LEFT <i>IN SITU</i>?.  Author URL.
Zimmermann EF, Warwick AM, Daniels IR, Smart NJ (2015). TRANSPERINEAL RECTOCOELE REPAIR: a SYSTEMATIC REVIEW.  Author URL.

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