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David Fletcher

Professor, MB BS W.Aust., MD Melb., FRACS

  • The University of Western Australia (M704), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 530 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
19942016
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Research Output 1994 2016

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2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Using a Delphi process to determine optimal care for patients with pancreatic cancer

Burmeister, E. A., Jordan, S. J., O’connell, D. L., Beesley, V. L., Goldstein, D., Gooden, H. M., Janda, M., Merrett, N. D., Wyld, D., Neale, R. E., Cosman, P. H., Bullen, A., Burge, M., Eastgate, M., Powell, J., Deuble, M., Pryor, D., Whelan, J., Algie, L., Gupta, S. & 24 othersLynch, S. V., Burmeister, B. H., Slater, K., Fletcher, D., Van Hazel, G., Raftopoulos, S., Spry, N., Agar, M., Brecciaroli, F., Caird, S., Cameron, D., Chan, P., Chantrill, L., Christie, D., Chua, Y. J., Croese, J., Cronk, M., Gani, J., Grimison, P., Hruby, G., Jefford, M., Merrett, N., Samra, J. S. & Wysocki, A. P., 2016, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. 12, 2, p. 105-114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatic Neoplasms
Patient Care
Health
Interdisciplinary Communication
Nuclear Family
2010
32 Citations (Scopus)

Five-Year Follow-up of a Multicenter, Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial of Laparoscopic Nissen vs Anterior 90 degrees Partial Fundoplication

Nijjar, R. S., Watson, D. I., Jamieson, G. G., Archer, S., Bessell, J. R., Booth, M., Cade, R., Cullingford, G. L., Devitt, P. G., Fletcher, D., Hurley, J., Kiroff, G., Martin, I. J. G., Nathanson, L. K. & Windsor, J. A., 2010, In : Archives of Surgery. 145, 6, p. 552-557

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
31 Citations (Scopus)

The acute surgical unit: improving emergency care

Von Conrady, D., Hamza, S., Weber, D., Kalani, K., Epari, K., Wallace, M. & Fletcher, D., 2010, In : A N Z Journal of Surgery. 80, p. 933-936

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

The outcome of patients on the cholecystectomy waiting list in Western Australia 1999-2005

Epari, K. P., Mukhtar, A. S., Fletcher, D., Samarasam, I. & Semmens, J. B., 2010, In : A N Z Journal of Surgery. 80, p. 703-709

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
2 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic total retroperitoneal distal pancreatectomy in a large animal model

Ahmad, H., Sandroussi, C., Thomas, A. & Fletcher, D., 2009, In : Pancreatology. 9, 1-2, p. 160-164

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pancreatectomy
Animal Models
Swine
Dissection
Morbidity
2008
23 Citations (Scopus)
Western Australia
Bariatric Surgery
Bariatrics
Incidence
Population
2006
19 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of Life Following Laparoscopic Anterior 90 degrees Versus Nissen Fundoplication: Results from a Multicentre Randomized Trial

Woodcock, S. A., Watson, D. I., Lally, C., Archer, S., Bessell, J. R., Booth, M., Cade, R., Cullingford, G. L., Devitt, P. G., Fletcher, D., Hurley, J., Jamieson, G. G., Kiroff, G., Martin, C. J., Martin, I. J. G., Nathanson, L. K. & Windsor, J. A., 2006, In : World Journal of Surgery. 30, 10, p. 1856-1863

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fundoplication
Multicenter Studies
Quality of Life
Illness Behavior
Postoperative Period
83 Citations (Scopus)

Surgeon experience and trends in intraoperative complications in laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Hobbs, M., Mai, B., Knuiman, M., Fletcher, D. & Ridout, S., 2006, In : British Journal of Surgery. 93, 7, p. 844-853

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Intraoperative Complications
Bile Ducts
Cholangiography
Wounds and Injuries
2004
9 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of laparoscopic cholecystectomy on hospital utilization

Hobbs, M., Mai, B., Fletcher, D., Ridout, S. & Knuiman, M., 2004, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 74, 4, p. 222-228

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
Length of Stay
Population
Western Australia
2003
16 Citations (Scopus)

Preoperative assessment of pancreatic malignancy using endoscopic ultrasound

Yusoff, I. F., Mendelson, R. M., Edmunds, S. E. J., Ramsay, D., Cullingford, G. L., Fletcher, D. & Zimmerman, M. J., 2003, In : Abdominal Imaging. 28, 4, p. 556-562

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blood Vessels
Neoplasms
Sensitivity and Specificity
2001
21 Citations (Scopus)

Appendicectomy in Western Australia: profile and trends, 1987-1997

Donnelly, N. J., Semmens, J. B., Holman, DA. & Fletcher, D., 2001, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 175, 1, p. 15-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The role of epidemiology in achieving clinical best practice

Semmens, J., Fletcher, D. & Brameld, K., 2001, In : Cancer Forum. 25, 2, p. 106-107

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999

Complications of Cholecystecomy: Risks of the Laparoscopic Approach and Protective Effects of the Operative Cholangiopraphy. A Population-Based Study

Fletcher, D., Hobbs, M. S. T., Tan, P., Valinsky, L. J., Hockey, R. L., Pikora, T. J., Knuiman, M. W., Sheiner, H. J. & Edis, A., 1999, In : Annals of Surgery. 229, 4, p. 449 - 457

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Distal Colonic Neoplasms Predict Proximal Neoplasia in Average-Risk, Asymptomatic Subjects

Collett, J. A., Platell, C., Fletcher, D., Aquila, S. & Olynyk, J. K., 1999, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 14, p. 67 - 71

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colonic Neoplasms
Colonoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy
Neoplasms
Polyps
1998

General practitioners screen for colorectal cancer more frequently than recommended by national guidelines

Olynyk, J., Aquilia, S., Platell, C., Fletcher, D., Henderson, S. & Dickinson, J., 1998, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 168, p. 331-334

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

The quality of surgical care project: a model to evaluate surgical outcomes in Western Australia using population-based record linkage

Semmens, J. B., Lawrence-Brown, M. M. D., Fletcher, D., Rouse, I. L. & Holman, DA., 1998, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 68, 6, p. 397-403

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Western Australia
Quality of Health Care
Population
Databases
Health Services
1996
53 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible sigmoidoscopy screening for colorectal cancer in average-risk subjects: a community-based pilot project

Fletcher, D., Olynyk, J. K., Aquilina, S. & Dickinson, J., 1996, In : The Medical journal of Australia. 165, 2 (15 July), p. 74-76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Neoplasms
Polyps
Pain
Neoplasms
1995

Biliary tract complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy are detected more frequently with routine intraoperative cholangiogram

Woods, M. S., Traverso, L. W., Kazarek, R. A., Donohue, J. H., Fletcher, D., Hunter, J. G., Oddsdottir, M., Rossi, R. L., Tsao, J. & Windsor, J., 1995, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 9, p. 1076-1080

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Gallstones
Costs and Cost Analysis
Return to Work
Common Bile Duct
5 Citations (Scopus)

Operative cholangiogram at laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Fletcher, D., 1995, In : Seminars in Laparoscopic Surgery. 2, 2, p. 111-117

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1994
46 Citations (Scopus)

An evaluation of laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy

Hardy, K. J., Miller, H., Fletcher, D., Mcl Jones, R., Shulkes, A. & Mcneil, J., 1994, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 160, p. 58-62

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
Costs and Cost Analysis
Length of Stay
Cholangiography

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy

Fletcher, D., Beiles, C. B. & Hardy, K. J., 1994, In : The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 64, 2, p. 427-430

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The role of the kidney in the clearance of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP)

Rubinstein, C., Fletcher, D., Schulkes, A. & Hardy, K. J., 1994, In : The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 64, 4, p. 266-269

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle