Skip to main content
Research

Publications: Dr Elspeth Alstead

Rhodes F, Palit J, Greenan K, Nyathi I, Alstead E ( 2015 ) . PTU-303 Impact of implementing a symptom-guided alcohol withdrawal regimen on length of stay in a district general hospital . Gut . vol. 64 ,
Patel C, Gill U, Alazawi W, Shaw P, Alstead EM, Kallis Y, Kooner P, Marley R et al. ( 2012 ) . Benchmarking disease activity and progression in Chronic Hepatitis B infected young adults . HEPATOLOGY . vol. 56 , 362A - 362A .
Patel C, Gill US, Alazawi W, Shaw P, Alstead E, Kallis Y, Kooner P, Marley R et al. ( 2012 ) . PMO-148 Evaluation of liver fibrosis in young adult patients with chronic hepatitis B virus . Gut vol. 61 , ( Suppl 2 )
Evans DE, Alstead EM, Brown J ( 2010 ) . Applying your clinical skills to students and trainees in academic difficulty . Clinical Teacher vol. 7 , ( 4 ) 230 - 235 .
Alazawi W, Cottle R, Ross V, Ushiro-Lumb I, Alstead EM, Glynn M, Marley R, Foster GR ( 2009 ) . SUBSTITUTION OF ADEFOVIR FOR TENOFOVIR IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC HBV RECEIVING COMBINATION THERAPY WHO HAVE INCOMPLETE CONTROL OR VIROLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGH - IS IT WORTH-WHILE? . HEPATOLOGY . vol. 50 , 501A - 501A .
Cook V, Sharma A, Alstead E ( 2009 ) . Introduction to teaching for junior doctors 1: Opportunities, challenges and good practice . British Journal of Hospital Medicine vol. 70 , ( 11 ) 651 - 653 .
Cook V, Sharma A, Alstead E ( 2009 ) . Introduction to teaching for junior doctors 2: Collecting feedback and developing expertise . British Journal of Hospital Medicine vol. 70 , ( 12 ) 711 - 713 .
Irving PM, Alstead EM, Greaves RR, Feakins RM, Pollok RCG, Rampton DS ( 2005 ) . Acute mesenteric infarction: an important cause of abdominal pain in ulcerative colitis . Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol vol. 17 , ( 12 ) 1429 - 1432 .
D'Souza RFC, Glynn MJ, Alstead E, Foster GR, Ushiro-Lumb I ( 2004 ) . Improving hepatitis C services across the UK: response to a walk-in HCV testing service . GUT vol. 53 , ( 9 ) 1388 - 1388 .
D'Souza RFC, Glynn MJ, Alstead E, Foster GR, Osonayo C, Hepatobiliary Grp ( 2004 ) . Improving general practitioners' knowledge of chronic hepatitis C infection . QJM-INT J MED vol. 97 , ( 8 ) 549 - 550 .
D'Souza RFC, Glynn MJ, Alstead E, Osonayo C, Foster GR ( 2004 ) . Knowledge of chronic hepatitis C among East London primary care physicians following the Department of Health's educational campaign . QJM vol. 97 , ( 6 ) 331 - 336 .
D'Souza RFC, Glynn MJ, Alstead E, Osonoya C, Foster GR ( 2004 ) . Knowledge of chronic hepatitis C among East London primary care physicians following the Department of Health's educational campaign . JOURNAL OF HEPATOLOGY . vol. 40 , 139 - 140 .
D'Souza R, Alstead E, Glynn M, Kumar P, Sabin C, Ushiro-Lumb I, Mears L, Feakins R et al. ( 2004 ) . Natural history of chronic hepatitis C infection: Long term follow up of Asian patients infected in childhood . GUT . vol. 53 , A81 - A82 .
Alstead EM, Nelson-Piercy C ( 2003 ) . Inflammatory bowel disease in pregnancy . GUT vol. 52 , ( 2 ) 159 - 161 .
Alstead EM ( 2002 ) . Inflammatory bowel disease in pregnancy . Postgraduate Medical Journal vol. 78 , ( 915 ) 23 - 26 .
Alstead EM ( 2002 ) . Inflammatory bowel disease in pregnancy . Postgrad Med J vol. 78 , ( 915 ) 23 - 26 .
Alstead E ( 2001 ) . Fertility and pregnancy in inflammatory bowel disease . World J Gastroenterol vol. 7 , ( 4 ) 455 - 459 .
Monteleone G, Pender SL, Alstead E, Hauer AC, Lionetti P, McKenzie C, MacDonald TT ( 2001 ) . Role of interferon alpha in promoting T helper cell type 1 responses in the small intestine in coeliac disease . Gut vol. 48 , ( 3 ) 425 - 429 .
Mulcahy HE, Lyautey J, Lederrey C, Chen XQ, Lefort F, Vasioukhin V, Anker P, Alstead EM et al. ( 2000 ) . Plasma DNA K-ras mutations in patients with gastrointestinal malignancies . Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences vol. 906 , 25 - 28 .
Greaves RRSH, Mulcahy HE, Patchett SE, Gorard DA, Fairclough PD, Alstead EM, Farthing MJG ( 1999 ) . Early experience with intrasphincteric botulinium toxin in the treatment of achalasia . Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics vol. 13 , ( 9 ) 1221 - 1225 .
Davis R, Mulcahy HE, Bustin S, Alstead EM, Dorudi S, Farthing MJG ( 1999 ) . Circulating mutant DNA in patients with pancreatic cancer a simplified extraction and detection procedure . GASTROENTEROLOGY . vol. 116 , A402 - A402 .
Mulcahy HE, Lyautey J, Lederrey C, Chen XQ, Anker P, Alstead EM, Ballinger A, Farthing MJG et al. ( 1998 ) . A prospective study of K-ras mutations in the plasma of pancreatic cancer patients . Clinical Cancer Research vol. 4 , ( 2 ) 271 - 275 .
Ballinger AB, Woolley JA, Ahmed M, Mulcahy H, Alstead EM, Landon J, Clark ML, Farthing MJG ( 1998 ) . Persistent systemic inflammatory response after stent insertion in patients with malignant bile duct obstruction . Gut vol. 42 , ( 4 ) 555 - 559 .
Mulcahy HE, Anker P, Chen X, Lyautey J, Lederry C, Stroun M, Ballinger A, Alstead EM et al. ( 1997 ) . K-ras mutations are found in DNA extracted from plasma of pancreatic cancer patients . GASTROENTEROLOGY vol. 112 , ( 4 ) A620 - A620 .
Ballinger AB, Hallybutton EM, Besser R, Alstead EM, Farthing MJG ( 1997 ) . Serum leptin in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Implications for the pathogenesis of anorexia and weight loss . GASTROENTEROLOGY . vol. 112 , A1130 - A1130 .
Mulcahy HE, Alstead EM, McKenzie C, Riches A, Kiely M, Farthing MJG, Fairclough PD ( 1997 ) . A randomized trial of a 5.5mm vs 9.5mm diameter videogastroscope in unsedated upper GI endoscopy . GUT . vol. 40 , F225 - F225 .
Mulcahy HE, Anker P, Chen X, Lyautey J, Lederry C, Stroun M, Ballinger A, Alstead EM et al. ( 1997 ) . Gene mutations in the plasma of patients with pancreatic cancer . GUT vol. 40 , F307 - F307 .
Ballinger AB, Hallyburton EM, Besser R, Alstead EM, Farthing MJG ( 1997 ) . Serum leptin in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): Implications for the pathogenesis of anorexia and weight loss . GUT . vol. 40 , W74 - W74 .
Patchett SE, Alstead EM, Saunders BP, Hodgson SV, Farthing MJG ( 1997 ) . Regional proliferative patterns in the colon of patients at risk for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer . Diseases of the Colon and Rectum vol. 40 , ( 2 ) 168 - 171 .
Mulcahy HE, Alstead EM, McKenzie C, Riches A, Kiely M, Farthing MJG, Fairclough PD ( 1997 ) . A randomized trial of A 5.5mm V'S 9.5mm diameter videogastroscope in unsedated upper GI endoscopy . Gastrointestinal Endoscopy . vol. 45 ,
Kelly P, Patchett S, McCloskey D, Alstead E, Farthing M, Fairclough P ( 1997 ) . Sclerosing cholangitis, race and sex . Gut vol. 41 , ( 5 ) 688 - 689 .
Ballinger A, Barnes E, Alstead E, Fairclough P ( 1996 ) . Reply . Gut vol. 39 , ( 3 )
Greaves RRSH, Mulcahy HE, Patchett SE, Fairclough PD, Alstead EM, Farthing MJG ( 1996 ) . Botulinum toxin in the treatment of achalasia. A promise unfulfilled . GASTROENTEROLOGY . vol. 110 , A123 - A123 .
Ballinger AB, Mulcahy H, Fairclough PD, Alstead EM, Clark ML, Farthing MJG ( 1996 ) . Why does preoperative biliary drainage fail to reduce operative mortality in pancreatic cancer? . GASTROENTEROLOGY . vol. 110 , A377 - A377 .
Ballinger AB, Barnes E, Alstead EM, Fairclough PD ( 1996 ) . Is intervention necessary after a first episode of acute idiopathic pancreatitis? . Gut vol. 38 , ( 2 ) 293 - 295 .
Patchett SE, Katelaris PH, Zhang ZW, Alstead EM, Domizio P, Farthing MJG ( 1996 ) . Ornithine decarboxylase activity is a marker of premalignancy in longstanding Helicobacter pylori infection . Gut vol. 39 , ( 6 ) 807 - 810 .
Patchett SE, Alstead EM, Butruk L, Przytulski K, Farthing MJG ( 1995 ) . Ornithine decarboxylase as a marker for premalignancy in the stomach . Gut vol. 37 , ( 1 ) 13 - 16 .
Patchett SE, Alstead EM, Kumar PJ, Kelly CP, Kelsey PB, Graeme-Cook F ( 1994 ) . Case 30-1994: Antiendomysial antibodies and celiac disease . New England Journal of Medicine vol. 331 , ( 26 )
Keevil SF, Alstead EM, Dolke G, Brooks AP, Armstrong P, Farthing MJ ( 1994 ) . Non-invasive assessment of diffuse liver disease by in vivo measurement of proton nuclear magnetic resonance relaxation times at 0.08 T . Br J Radiol vol. 67 , ( 803 ) 1083 - 1087 .
Farthing MJG, Alstead EM, Abrams SML, Haug G, Johnston A, Hermann R, Niebch G, Ruus P et al. ( 1994 ) . Pharmacokinetics of naftopidil, a novel anti-hypertensive drug, in patients with hepatic dysfunction . Postgraduate Medical Journal vol. 70 , ( 823 ) 363 - 366 .
Butcher PD, Cevallos AM, Carnaby S, Alstead EM, Swarbrick ET, Farthing MJG ( 1994 ) . Phenotypic and genotypic variation in Giardia lamblia isolates during chronic infection . Gut vol. 35 , ( 1 ) 51 - 54 .
Patchett SE, Alstead EM, Trzeciak L, Wocial T, Phillips RKS, Farthing MJG ( 1994 ) . Rectal mucosal ornithine decarboxylase activity in familial adenomatous polyposis after ileorectal anastomosis . Gut vol. 35 , ( 11 ) 1624 - 1626 .
Ballinger AB, McHugh M, Catnach SM, Alstead EM, Clark ML ( 1994 ) . Symptom relief and quality of life after stenting for malignant bile duct obstruction . Gut vol. 35 , ( 4 ) 467 - 470 .
Ballinger AB, McHugh M, Catnach SM, Alstead EM, Clark ML ( 1993 ) . Stenting for malignant bile duct obstruction: More than just cosmetic relief of jaundice? . Endoscopy . vol. 25 ,
Chandra-Sekhar HB, Alstead EM, Kumar PJ, Farthing MJG ( 1992 ) . Duodenal varices - A neglected cause of massive, recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding . Digestive Diseases and Sciences vol. 37 , ( 3 ) 449 - 451 .
Keevil SF, Dolke G, Brooks AP, Armstrong P, Farthing MJG, Alstead EM, Smith MA ( 1992 ) . Proton NMR relaxation times in the normal human liver at 0.08 T . Clinical Radiology vol. 45 , ( 5 ) 302 - 306 .
Alstead EM, Wilson AGMT, Farthing MJG ( 1991 ) . Lichen planus and mesalazine . Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology vol. 13 , ( 3 ) 335 - 337 .
O'Donnell LJD, Alstead EM, Farthing MJG ( 1990 ) . Gastroenterology . Postgraduate Medical Journal vol. 66 , ( 776 ) 419 - 434 .
Alstead EM, Ritchie JK, Lennard-Jones JE, Farthing MJG, Clark ML ( 1990 ) . Safety of azathioprine in pregnancy in inflammatory bowel disease . Gastroenterology vol. 99 , ( 2 ) 443 - 446 .