Book Chapters

2010                ‘DrExam Part B MRCS OSCE Revision Guide: Applied Surgical Science and Critical Care, Anatomy and Surgical Pathology, Surgical Skills and Patient Safety

Co-Author of Critical Care Sections, and reviewer of various chapters.

Publisher = Libri Publishing.  ISBN: 9781907471056.

Published Scientific Papers – Peer-reviewed, in Medicine and in Surgery

2008                Shah T., et al.: ‘Alpha-fetoprotein and human chorionic gonadotrophin-beta as prognostic markers in neuroendocrine tumour patients.’

British Journal of Cancer (Br J Cancer), 2008 Jul 8; 99(1): 72-7. Epub 2008 Jun 24.

PMID: 18577995.  DOI: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6604428.  ISSN 0007-0920. 


2010                Sivathasan N., Sivathasan N., & Vijayarajan L.: ‘Chlorhexidine’s Complications.’

                         Journal of Perioperative Practice (J Periop Pract), 2010 Aug; 20(8): 300-1.

PMID: 20860191.  ISSN 1750-4589.


2010                Rakowski K.R., Sivathasan N., & Sivathasan N.: ‘Pain in your buttocks?  Check your heated-seat isn’t burning you.’

Spinal Cord, Epub 2010 Sep 14.

PMID: 20838406.  ISSN: 1362-4393.


2010                Sivathasan N., Rakowski K.R., Robertson B.F., & Vijayarajan L.: ‘The World Health Organization’s ‘Surgical Safety Checklist’: should evidence-based initiatives be enforced in hospital policy?’

Journal of The Royal Society of Medicine Short Reports (J R Soc Med Sh Rep),


2010 Oct 5; 1(5): 40[1-5]

PMID: 21103132.  DOI: 10.1258/shorts.2010.010007.  ISSN: 2042 5333.


2010                Sivathasan N.: ‘Educating on CS or Tear Gas.’

Emergency Medicine Journal (Emerg Med J), 2010 Nov; 27: 881-2.

PMID: 20972236.  DOI: 10.1136/emj.2010.092676.  ISSN: 1472-0213.


2011                Sivathasan N. & Goodfellow P.B.: ‘Skin Cleansers: the risks of Chlorhexidine.’

                         Journal of Clinical Pharmacology (J Clin Pharmacol), Epub 2011 Mar 07.

PMID: 21383335.  DOI: 10.1177/0091270010372628.  ISSN: 0091-2700


2011                Sivathasan N., Ramamurthy N.K., & Knight M.: Letter to Editor ‘Comparisons between the responsibilities and roles of airline pilots and surgeons.’

                         International Journal of Surgery (Int J Surg), 2011 Jan 17.

PMID: 21252002.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2011.01.001.  ISSN: 1743-9191.


2011                Sivathasan N. & Rakowski K.R.: ‘Microscopy, culture and the sensitive management of uncomplicated urinary tract infections in adults in the primary-care setting.’

                         Saudi Medical Journal (Saudi Med J) *REVIEW ARTICLE* 2011 June; 32(6): 559-562.

                         PMID: 21666935.  ISSN: 0379-5284.


2011                Sivathasan N. & Rakowski K.R.: Reply from authors pertaining to a letter regarding ‘Microscopy, culture and the sensitive management of uncomplicated urinary tract infections in adults in the primary-care setting.’

                         Saudi Medical Journal (Saudi Med J) 2011 Dec; 32(12): 1319-1320.

                         PMID: 21666935.  ISSN: 0379-5284.


2012                Sivathasan N. & Vijayarajan L.: ‘Hair-thread Tourniquet Syndrome: a case-report and literature-review.’

Case Reports in Medicine (Case Report Med) *REVIEW ARTICLE* 2012 Oct 15: 4

PMID: 23118759.  DOI: 10.1155/2012/171368.


2014                Jennison T.N., Sivathasan N., & Rakowski K.R.: ‘The Role of Anatomy Demonstrating in a Doctor’s Career.’

                         Bulletin of The Royal College of Surgeons of England (Ann R Coll Surg Engl [Suppl]) 2014 Jan; 96(1): 10-12.

                         DOI: 10.1308/003588414X13814021676837.  ISSN: 1473-6357.

Published Scientific Papers – Peer-reviewed, specific to PLASTIC & COSMETIC SURGERY.

2010                Sivathasan N., Ansede G., & Chakrabarty K.H.: ‘Beware of chest-wall lesions.’

European Journal of Plastic Surgery (Eur J Plast Surg), 2010 Jun 17.

DOI: 10.1007/s00238-010-0463-z.  ISSN 1435-0130.


2010                Sivathasan N., Ramamurthy N.K., & Pabla R.: ‘Chemical Burns associated with Chlorhexidine-Alcohol Solution: an avoidable complication.’

The Journal of Burn Care and Research (J Burn Care Res), 2010 Sep-Oct; 31(5): 833.

PMID: 20644490.  DOI: 10.1097/BCR.0b013e3181eed4d6.  ISSN: 1559-047X.


2010                Sivathasan N.: ‘Cavi-Care: a forgotten dressing?’

                         Journal of Wound Care (J Wound Care), 2010 Dec; 19(12): 543.

PMID: 21160446.  ISSN: 0969-0700.


2011                Sivathasan N., Miranda B.H. & Healy C.M.: ‘Auricle-to-Nasus Composite Graft Reconstruction: A Dimensionally-Precise and Rapid Technique.’

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (Plast Recon Surg), 2011 Mar; 127(3): 60e-61e.

PMID: 21364385.  DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e318206358c.  ISSN: 0032-1052.


2011                Sivathasan N., Chatterjee S.S., & Jain A.: ‘The Krukenberg Procedure Revisited.’

                         The Journal of Hand Surgery [European Vol.] (J Hand Surg Eur Vol), 2011 Apr 13.

PMID: 21490027.  DOI: 10.1177/1753193411406479.  ISSN: 1753-1934

PMID: 21364397.  DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e318206342b.  ISSN: 0032-1052.


2011                Sivathasan N. & Chakrabarty K.H.: ‘A Different Perspective on Extensor-Tendon Reconstruction: Is a Multistage Procedure Always Required?’

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (Plast Recon Surg), 2011 Mar; 127(3): 76e-77e.


2011                Rakowski K.R., Sivathasan N., & Dheansa B.S.: ‘When the surgeon’s knife doesn’t quite cut it.’

European Journal of Plastic Surgery (Eur J Plast Surg), 2011 Dec; 34(6): 517-518.

DOI: 10.1007/s00238-011-0597-7.  ISSN 1435-0130.


2012                Sivathasan N. & Singh K.: ‘A Patient’s Quest for Montgomery’s Glands in a Reconstructed Breast.’

                         Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (Plast Recon Surg), 2012 Feb; 129(2): 388e-9e.

PMID:22286480.  DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e31823af06c.  ISSN: 0032-1052.


2012                Sivathasan N., & Chakrabarty K.H.: ‘A Simple Idea for Approximating the Volume of Filler needed for Contour-Defects.’

                         Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology (J Cosmet Dermatol), 2012 Sept; 11(3): 235-6.

PMID:22938009.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1473-2165.2012.00630.x.  ISSN: 1473-2130.


2012                Jain A., O’Neill K., Patel M.C., Kirkpatrick N., Sivathasan N., & Nanchahal J.: ‘Extracranial-intracranial bypass of the bilateral anterior cerebral circulation using a thoracodorsal axis artery-graft.’

                         Asian Journal of Neurosurgery (Asian J Neurosurg), 2012 Oct; 7(4): 203-5

PMID:23559988.  DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.106654.  ISSN: 1793-5482.


2014                Clayton-Smith M.A., Sivathasan N.: ‘A case of benign subcutaneous emphysema.’

                         BMJ Case Reports (BMJ Case Rep), 2014 Feb;

PMID:24526199.  DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2013-202261.  ISSN: 1757-790X.


2018                Robertson B., Jones C., Sivathasan N., & Chew B.: ‘The Need for Plastic Surgery in the Medical Undergraduate Curriculum.’

                         International Journal of Orthoplastic Surgery (IJOPS), 2018; 1(1): 13-7.

DOI: 10.29337/ijops.7.

Educational Publications

2009                Aleksyeyenko A., Ahmed J., Branstiter G., Sivathasan N., Bernadis C. & James M.: Guidelines for Splinting Hand Injuries in A&E.

                         Implemented into Trust Policy at Guy’s & St.Thomas’ Hospital NHS Trust and associated referring Trusts.


2009                Sivathasan N. & Abreo N.: ‘Microsurgery Training Course, Columbia University, New York.’

                         BMJ (Diplomatosis), 2009 Oct 28.  DOI: 10.1136/bmj.b4364.  ISSN: 0959-8138.


2010                Sivathasan N.: ‘Amputations Course’

                         BMJ (Diplomatosis), 2010 Feb 10.  DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c713.  ISSN: 0959-8138.


2010                Rakowski K. & Sivathasan N.: ‘Trauma and Burns Course.’

BMJ (Diplomatosis), 2010 Feb 24.  DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c972.  ISSN: 0959-8138.


2010                Sivathasan N.: ‘Legal Aspects of Surgical Practice.’

BMJ (Diplomatosis), 2010 Mar 30. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c1531.  ISSN: 0959-8138.


2010                Sivathasan N. & Yewlett A.: ‘Basic hand surgery’

                         BMJ (Diplomatosis), 2010 Apr 06. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c1810.  ISSN: 0959-8138.


2010                Sivathasan N.: ‘Human Factors in Risk Management Masterclass’/ TeReMa Course

BMJ (Diplomatosis), 2010 Jun 08. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c2821.  ISSN: 0959-8138.


2010                Sivathasan N.: ‘The North East Flap Course.’

BMJ (Diplomatosis), 2010 Apr 25. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c2669.  ISSN: 0959-8138.


2012                Sivathasan N.: ‘Emergency Skills in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.’

                         BMJ (Diplomatosis), 2012 Nov 03. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.e6962.  ISSN: 0959-8138.


2014                Sivathasan N. & Bhatia A.C.: ‘Risks Associated with Injection of Facial Fillers’,

                         Practice Update, 2014 July 24.

                         http://www.practiceupdate.com/ExpertOpinion/1113/37/4

                         http://www.practiceupdate.com/Profile/790


2015                Sivathasan N. in Expert Debate on ‘Should Intravenous Vitamin Therapy be administered in Aesthetic Clinics?’

                         Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 2015 March; 4(1): 78. http://dx.doi.org/10.12968/joan.2015.4.2.74.  ISSN: 2050-3717.


2015                Jackson L. & Sivathasan N.:

‘Thread Lifts: A Stitch in Time’
Feature Article for ‘Consulting Room, Your Aesthetic Partner’, Edition 143, Apr 2015.

‘Thread Work’
Feature Article in Aesthetic Medicine magazine, June 2015


2015                Sivathasan N.: Facial Aesthetic, Oculoplastic Surgery, & Rhinoplasty

PMFA News, 2015 Oct/ Nov; 3(1): 33


2016                Sivathasan N.: ‘The Eights ‘Cs’ of Aesthetic Practice: A Practitioner’s Guide’

Aesthetics Journal, 2016 April; 3(5)

https://aestheticsjournal.com/feature/the-eight-cs-of-aesthetic-practice-a-practitioner-s-guide


2017                Jackson L. & Sivathasan N.:

‘Is fat-freezing walking on thin ice?’
Feature Article for ‘Consulting Room, Your Aesthetic Partner’, Edition 168, May 2017.

http://www.consultingroom.com/Uploads/Newsletter/PDF/CRNLMay2017-SPS-LowRes.pdf


2018                Expert input for ‘The Consulting Room Member Magazine’

Feature Article: ‘Aspiration Before Dermal Filler Delivery… do you or don’t you?’, April 2017
Case Study: ‘‘Square’ Breast Implants?’, April 2017
‘Predicting The Future In Aesthetics’, April-June 2018
‘‘Brazilian Butt Lift’ Dangers’, July-Sept 2018


2019                Sivathasan N.: ‘Pills, Potions, Pricks, Pumps and Prayers!’

Feature Article on Penile Augmentation, for ‘Consulting Room’ 2(1), Jan-Mar 2019

Conference Posters

2010                Kelemen N., Simpson J.A.D., Chowdhury A., Sivathasan N., Armitage N.C., Raurrell A.: ‘A Comparison of Three Methods of Perineal-Reconstruction after Abdominoperineal Excision.’

Displayed at A.S.i.T. (The Association of Surgeons in Training); 2010 Conference, Kingston-upon-Hull, U.K..


2010                Kelemen N., Simpson J.A.D., Chowdhury A., Sivathasan N., Armitage N.C., Raurrell A.: ‘Perineal wound-healing after abdominoperineal excision: a comparison of three methods of perineal reconstruction.’

Displayed at E.S.S.O. (The European Society of Surgical Oncology); 15th Congress (Sept. 2010), Bordeaux, France.


2012                Liew C., Sivathasan N., Pirgousis P., Kalavrezos N., & Cotrufo S.: ‘Revascularization and Rejuvenation of the Irradiated Neck by Autologous Lipo-Aspirate Transplant.’

Displayed at A.H.N.S. (The American Head and Neck Society); 8th International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer (July 2012), Toronto, Canada.

http://ahns.jnabstracts.com/2012/Detail.aspx?ID=0837

DOI: 10.13140/2.1.2334.8160


2013                Jennison T., Sivathasan N., Rakowski K.: ‘The Role of Anatomy Demonstrating in a Doctor’s Career.’

Presented at A.S.i.T. (The Association of Surgeons in Training); 2013 Conference, Manchester, U.K..
http://www.journal-surgery.net/article/S1743-9191(13)00711-5/pdf

Presented at 2013 International Surgical Congress of A.S.G.B.I. (Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland); Centenary Congress (May 2013), Glasgow, U.K..
http://www.asgbi.org.uk/glasgow2013/scientific_programme.htm


2013                Rakowski K., & Sivathasan N., Jennison T., Evans D.: ‘The Role of Anatomy Demonstrating: a medical student-perspective.’

Presented at A.M.E.E. (Association for Medical Education); 2013 Conference, Prague, Czech Republic.

http://www.amee.org/getattachment/Conferences/AMEE-Past/Conferences/ AMEE-Conference-2013/AMEE-2013-FINAL-PROGRAMME-UPDATED-190813.pdf  


2013                Sivathasan N., Liew C., Cotrufo S., Pirgousis P., & Kalavrezos N. ‘Rejuvenation of the Irradiated Neck by Autologous Lipotransfer.’

Presented at Cosmetology & Trichology; 2nd International Conference & Exhibition (November 2013), Chicago, U.S.A..

http://www.omicsgroup.com/conferences/cosmetology-trichology-2013/index.php


2016                Sivathasan N., & Swaminathan V.: ‘Autologous lipotransfer for rejuvenation of irradiated soft tissues.’

Displayed at ‘R.S.M. Aesthetics-8’ (The Royal Society of Medicine’s Interventional Cosmetic Group’s 8th International Multidisciplinary Annual); Jan. 2016, London, UK


2016                Mehta T., Swaminathan V., & Sivathasan N.: ‘A new wave of regulation in aesthetics: a summary of the Keogh Report, Health Education England and General Medical Council guidelines.’

Displayed at ‘R.S.M. Aesthetics-8’ (The Royal Society of Medicine’s Interventional Cosmetic Group’s 8th International Multidisciplinary Annual); Jan. 2016, London, U.K..


2019                Eranki V., Sivathasan N., Mangubat A.: ‘Evaluating cosmetic-specific training and practice amongst ACCS-certified cosmetic surgeons and RACS-certified plastic surgeons.’

Displayed at ‘Cosmetic 2019’; June 2019, Sydney, Australia.

Published Abstracts

2006                Bhogal M., et al.: ‘Alpha fetoprotein is a marker of aggressive and progressive neuroendocrine tumours’

                         Gut, 2006 April; 55(Suppl 2): A1-A119

                         PMCID: PMC1859999


2008                Shah T., et al.: ‘S2023 Alpha Fetoprotein and Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin-β Are Prognostic Tumour Markers in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumours.’

                         Gastroenterology, 2008 April; 134(4): Supplement 1, Pages A-299.

                         DOI: 10.1016/S0016-5085(08)61393-1.  ISSN: 0016-5085.


2010                Kelemen N., Simpson J.A.D., Chowdhury A., Sivathasan N., Armitage N.C., & Raurell A.: ‘Comparison of Three Methods of Perineal-Reconstruction after Abdominoperineal Excision.’

International Journal of Surgery (Int J Surg), 2010 Oct; 8(7): 527.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2010.07.062.  ISSN: 1743-9191.


2013                Jennison T., Sivathasan N., Chowdhury A., Rakowski K.: ‘The Role of Anatomy Demonstrating in a Doctor’s Career.’

International Journal of Surgery (Int J Surg), 2013 Oct;11(8): 689-690.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2013.06.549.  ISSN: 1743-919


2013                Sivathasan N., et al.: ‘Rejuvenation of the Irradiated Neck by Autologous Lipotransfer.’

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research (J Clin Exp Dermatol Res), 2013; 4: 5. (http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-9554.S1.007)

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