Professor Basil Ammori Profile:

Professor Basil Ammori is a Consultant Bariatric Surgeon at Salford Royal Hospital (NHS), Consultant Hepatobiliary Surgeon at North Manchester General Hospital (NHS), an Honorary Professor of Hepatobiliary & Bariatric Surgery at The University of Manchester and Honorary Professor in the School of Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Salford in Manchester. He also holds a Hunterian Professorship from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He has a special interest in advanced laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery, bariatric surgery (obesity surgery), and surgery of the gallbladder, bile duct, liver and pancreas.

Professor Basil Ammori is an internationally renowned Bariatric Surgeon and leads the bariatric surgery services at Salford Royal Hospital and at the Internationally Accredited Bariatric Centre of Excellence at the Spire Hospital (Private), Manchester. He has expertise in over 4000 laparoscopic (keyhole)  weight loss surgical procedures over 4000 laparoscopic (keyhole) weight loss surgical proceduresover 4000 laparoscopic (keyhole)  weight loss surgical procedures  including gastric band, gastric bypass, sleeve  gastrectomy, duodenal switch and gastric balloon as well as complex revision  surgery, and has successfully operated on people with body mass index as high as 89 kg/m2.

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Qualifications:

CCST in General Surgery (U.K.) (Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training)

30th June 2000

MD (with Distinction)

University of Leeds

26th January 2001

FRCS Gen-Surg

Royal College of Surgeons of England

18th February 2000

FRCS (Eng.)

Royal College of Surgeons of England

2nd November 1992

FRCS (Ed)

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

28th October 1992

MB ChB

University of Baghdad, IRAQ

30th June 1986

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Prizes and Awards

International Prizes and Awards

17th World Congress of The International Federation of Surgery for Obesity [IFSO]
New Delhi, India 11-15 September 2012
Late perforation at the jejuno-jejunal anastomosis following laparoscopic gastric bypass for morbid obesity R Kalaiselvan, M Al-Rashedy, M Abu Dakka, BJ Ammori
Prize for best oral presentation
Factors predictive of unsuccessful discharge within 23 hours of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass [Poster] Menon A, Al-Rashedy M, Thawdar P, Akhtar K, Senapati PS, Ammori BJ
Prize for best poster

2nd International Laparoscopic Surgery Meeting
Dundee, UK, 27-29 May 2008
Laparoscopic Whipple Pancreaticoduodenectomy [Video]
K White, B Alkari, BJ Ammori
Best video presentation in the HPB category

International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA) Video Prize
Budapest, Hungary, 24-28 May 1999
Operative technique of laparoscopic pancreatectomy [Video]
BJ Ammori, A Vezakis, D Davides, M Larvin, MJ McMahon
Published in abstract form in Digestive Surgery 1999;

American Gastrointestinal Association (AGA) & The Surgical Society of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) 1998, Ross Residents’ Prize
Digestive Disease Week, New Orleans, USA May 1998
Early failure of intestinal barrier function and endotoxaemia in severe acute pancreatitis
BJ Ammori, PC Leeder, RFGJ King, GR Barclay, IG Martin, M Larvin, MJ McMahon
Published in abstract form in Gastroenterology 1998; 114(4):A1375

International Association of Pancreatology-Young Investigator's Award
Tokyo, Japan, 1998
Early failure of intestinal barrier function and endotoxaemia in severe acute pancreatitis
BJ Ammori, PC Leeder, RFGJ King, GR Barclay, IG Martin, M Larvin, MJ McMahon
Published in abstract form in International Journal of Pancreatology 1998; 23 (3):210

National Prizes and Awards

Heart UK Annual Conference
University of Warwick, 6-8 July 2011
Changes in function and structure of high-density lipoprotein in obese patients compared with healthy controls Hama S, Soran H, Liu Y, Charlton-Menys V, Zadeh R, France M, Yadav R, Jeziorska M, Ammori BJ, Durrington P Bill Richmond Best Scientific Innovation Prize

Lord Smith Medal: Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (PSGBI)
November 2002
Rahman SH, James A, Holmfield JHM, Ammori BJ, Larvin M, McMahon MJ
Intestinal hypoperfusion contributes to gut barrier failure in severe acute pancreatitis

North of England Gastroenterology Society (NEGS)
June 2002
Rahman SH, Ammori BJ, Barclay R, Martin IG, Larvin M, McMahon MJ
Increased systemic nitric oxide in patients with severe acute pancreatitis is associated with altered gut macromolecular permeability: an endotoxin mediated inflammatory response?

Hunterian Professorship
Elected by The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2000/2001, for the lecture entitled “Gut barrier failure in patients with severe acute pancreatitis”

North of England Gastroenterology Society (NEGS)
Elland, UK, 6 November 1999
Value of Acridine Orange Leucocyte Cytospin (AOLC) in prolonging the survival of central venous catheters with suspected catheter related sepsis: A prospective study
JJ Bong, BJ Ammori, P Kite, MH Wilcox, MJ McMahon

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List of Publications:

Professor Basil Ammori has over 130 publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and several book chapters.

  1. Minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy: A single centre analysis of outcome with experience and systematic review of the literature. Surg laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech (in press)
  2. A case-matched comparative study of laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy. Surg laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech (in press)
  3. Adiponectin induces A20 expression in adipose tissue to confer metabolic benefit. Hand LE, Usan P, Cooper GJ, Xu LY, Ammori B, Cunningham PS, Aghamohammadzadeh R, Soran H, Greenstein A, Loudon AS, Bechtold DA, Ray DW. Diabetes 2015; 64(1):128-136.
  4. Laparoscopic median gastrectomy for stenosis following sleeve gastrectomy. Kalaiselvan R, Ammori BJ. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2015; 11(2):474-477.
  5. Re: Impairment of high-density lipoprotein resistance to lipid peroxidation and adipose tissue inflammation in obesity complicated by obstructive sleep apnea. (Response letter to the editor) Soran H, Yadav R, Ammori B, Durrington P. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015; 100(1):L12.
  6. Perioperative enteral immunonutrition modulates systemic and mucosal immunity and the inflammatory response in patients with periampullary cancer scheduled for pancreaticoduodenectomy: A randomized clinical trial. Hamza N, Darwish A, O’Reilly DA, Denton J, Sheen AJ, Chang D, Sherlock DJ, Ammori BJ. Pancreas 2015;44(1);41-52.
  7. A comparison of diagnostic imaging modalities for colorectal liver metastases. Bonanni L, de’Liguori Carino N, Deshpande R, Ammori BJ, Sherlock DJ, Valle JW, Tam E, O’Reilly DA. Eur J Surg Oncol 2014; 40(5):545-550.
  8. Laparoscopic versus open cystgastrostomy for pancreatic pseudocysts: a case-matched comparative study. Khaled YS, Malde DJ, Packer J, Fox T, Laftsidis P, de’Liguori Carino N, Deshpande R, O'Reilly DA, Sherlock DJ, Ammori BJ. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 2014; 21(11):818-823.
  9. Re: Laparoscopic bile duct exploration via choledochotomy followed by primary duct closure is feasible and safe for the treatment of choledocholithiasis. (Reply Letter) Khaled YS, Malde DJ, de Souza C, Kalia A, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2014; 28(7):2248.
  10. Impairment of high-density lipoprotein resistance to lipid peroxidation and adipose tissue inflammation in obesity complicated by obstructive sleep apnea. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014; 99 (9):3390-3398.
  11. POSSUM and p-POSSUM overestimate morbidity and mortality of laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Charalampakis V, Wiglesworth A, Formela L, Senapati S, Akhtar K, Ammori BJ. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2014; 10 (6):1147-1153.
  12. Weight loss and metabolic outcomes of bariatric surgery in men versus women - A matched comparative observational cohort study. Kennedy-Dalby A, Adam S, Ammori BJ, Syed AA. Eur J Intern Med. 2014; 25 (10):922-925.
  13. Admission levels of serum amyloid A and procalcitonin are more predicitive of the diagnosis of acute appendicitis compared with C-reactive protein. Abbas M, Choudhry M, Hamza N, Ali B, Nirmalin M, Amin A, Nylén ES, Snider RH, Becker KL, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2014; 24 (6):488-494.
  14. Metabolic outcomes 2 years following gastric bypass surgery in people with type 2 diabetes: an observational cohort study. Behbehani F, Ammori BJ, New JP, Summers LKM, Soran H, Syed AA. QJM 2014; 107(9):721-726.
  15. Increased levels of granulocytic myeloid-derived suppressor cells in peripheral blood and tumour tissue of pancreatic cancer patients. Khaled YS, Ammori BJ, Elkord E. J Immunol Res 2014; 2014:879897.
  16. Early Experience with a Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Quality Improvement Program. O'Reilly D, Edmiston R, Bijoor P, Deshpande R, de'Liguori Carino N, Ammori B, Sherlock DJ.  BMJ Quality Imprtovement Reports 2013; u201158.w721.
  17. The safety of hand-sutured gastrojejunostomy in gastric bypass for treatment of morbid obesityAhmed B, Ammori BJ. Obes Surg 2013; 23(9):1487-1492.
  18. High density lipoprotein cholesterol raising: Does it matter? Schofield JD, France M, Ammori BJ, Soran H. Curr Opin Cardiol 2013; 28(4):464-474.
  19. Myeloid-derived suppressor cells in cancer: recent progress and prospects. Khaled YS, Ammori BJ, Elkord E. Immunol Cell Biol 2013; 91(8):493-502.
  20. Laparoscopic lateral pancreaticojejunostomy and laparoscopic Berne's modification of Beger's procedure for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis: The first UK experience. Khaled YS, Ammori BJ. Surg laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech (in press)
  21.  Neuropilin 1: function and therapeutic potential in cancer. Chaudhary B, Khaled YS, Ammori BJ, Elkord E.  Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy (in press)
  22. Laparoscopic bile duct exploration via choledochotomy followed by primary duct closure is feasible and safe for the treatment of choledocholithiasis. Khaled YS, Malde DJ, de Souza C, Kalia A, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2013; 27(11):4164-4170.
  23. Late perforation at the jejuno-jejunal anastomosis following laparoscopic gastric bypass for morbid obesity. Kalaiselvan R, Dakka MA, Ammori BJ. Surg Obes Relat Dis (in press)
  24. Effects of bariatric surgery on human small artery function: evidence for reduction in perivascular adipocyte inflammation, and restoration of normal anticontractile activity despite persistent obesity. R Aghamohammadzadeh, Adam Greenstein, R Yadav, Maria Jeziorska, S Hama, P Pemberton, H Soran, B Ammori, AM Heagerty. JACC 2013; 62(2):128-135.
  25. Macrophage Inhibitory Cytokine-1: A review of its pleiotropic actions in cancer. Khaled Y, Elkord E, Ammori BJ. Cancer Biomark 2012; 11(5):183-190.
  26. Investigating iron deficiency in the severely obese: challenges and solutions. Mohammed N, Ammori BJ, Syed AA. Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 2012; 73(11):606-607.
  27. Bariatric surgery in women of childbearing age. Alatishe A, Ammori BJ, New J, Syed AA. QJM 2013;
  28. Pregnancy after bariatric surgery does not affect weight loss. Alatishe A, Ammori BJ, Syed AA. BMJ 2013; 106(8):717-720.
  29. A mechanistic pharmacokinetic model to assess modified oral drug bioavailability post-bariatric surgery in morbidly obese patients: Interplay between CYP3A gut wall metabolism, permeability and dissolution. Darwich AS, Pade D, Ammori BJ, Jamei M, Ashcroft DM, Rostami-Hodjegan A. J Pharmacy Pahramcol 2012; 64(7):1008-1024.
  30. Trends in oral drug bioavailability following bariatric surgery: Examining the variable extent of impact on exposure of different drug classes. Darwich AS, Pade D, Ammori BJ, Jamei M, Ashcroft DM, Rostami-Hodjegan A. Brit J Clin Pharmacol 2012; 74(5):774-787.
  31. Suture erosion after gastric bypass surgery. Kaimal N, Al-Rashedy M, Ammori BJ, Syed AA. QJM 2012 Apr 25
  32. Laparoscopic versus open distal pancreatectomy: a systematic review of comparative studies. Jusoh AC, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2011 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  33. Laparoscopic pancreas preserving total duodenectomy for familial adenomatous polyposis. Benetatos N, Ammori MB, Ammori BJ. Surg laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2011;21(6):e332-e335.
  34. Fistulation of Adjustable Gastric Band Tube into the Small Bowel. Bilal Alkhaffaf, Ammori BJ. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2011 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  35. Incidence of perforated gastrojejunal anastomotic ulcers following laparoscopic gastric bypass for morbid obesity and role of laparoscopy in their management. R Kalaiselvan, G Exarchos, N Hamza, BJ Ammori. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2011 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]
  36. Spontaneous rupture of the splenic capsule with massive bleeding subsequent to the pringle maneuver during laparoscopic liver resection. Low JK, Ayiomamitis GD, Hamoudi A, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 201;21(2):e84-6.
  37. Safety and Tolerability of Extended Release Niacin with Laropiprant. Yadav R, Kwok S, Ammori BJ, Issa B, Soran H. Expert Opin Drug Saf 2011 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]
  38. Laparoscopic lateral pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis: a case report and review of the literature. Khaled YS, Ammori MB, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2011;21(1):e36-40. Review.
  39. Laparoscopic partial splenectomy for littoral cell angioma. Benetatos N, Filobbos R, Ammori BJ. J Surg Case Reports (in press)
  40. Laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy and distal pancreatectomy: A UK experience and a systematic review of the literature. Ammori BJ, Ayiomamitis GD. Surg Endosc 25(7):2084-2099.
  41. Role of the laparoscopic approach to biliary bypass for benign and malignant biliary diseases: a systematic review. Toumi Z, Aljarabah M, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2011; 25(7):2105-2116.
  42. Evaluation of Surgical Outcome Scores according to ISGPS Definitions in Patients Undergoing Pancreatic Resection. Knight BC, Kausar A, Manu M, Ammori BJ, Sherlock DJ, O'Reilly DA. Dig Surg 2010; 27(5):367-374.
  43. Laparoscopic lateral pancreaticojejunostomy for chronic pancreatitis: A case report and review of the literature. Khaled YS, Ammori MB, Ammori BJ. Surg laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2011; 21(1):e36-e40.
  44. Computed tomography to detect accessory spleens prior to laparoscopic splenectomy: is it necessary? Quah C, Ayiomamitis G, Shah A, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2010;25(1):261-5.
  45. Spontaneous rupture of the splenic capsule with massive bleeding subsequent to Pringle maneuver during laparoscopic liver resection. Low JK, Ayiomamitis GD, Hamoudi A, Ammori BJ. Surg laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2011; 21(2):e84-86.
  46. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for a large pancreatic lymphoepithelial cyst: a rare entity. Toumi Z, Ammori MB, Al-Habba S, Filobbos R, Ammori BJ. Surg laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2010; 20(6):e211-e214.
  47. Emergency laparoscopic splenectomy for splenic trauma in a Jehovah's Witness patient. Ayiomamitis GD, Alkari B, Owera A, Ammori BJ. Surg laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2008;18(6):626-630.
  48. Predictors of remission of type II diabetes mellitus after laparoscopic gastric banding and bypass. Hamza N, Abbas MH, Darwish A, Shafeek Z, New J, Ammori BJ. Surg Obes Relat Dis 2010 Apr 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  49. Revision laparoscopic gastric bypass: an effective approach following failure of primary bariatric procedures. Hamza N, Darwish A, Ammori MB, Abbas MH, Ammori BJ. Obes Surg 2010; 20(5):541-548.
  50. Gut barrier dysfunction in critically ill surgical patients with abdominal compartment syndrome. Al-Bahrani AZ, Darwish A, Hamza N, Benson J, Eddleston J, Snider RH, Nylén ES, Becker KL, Barclay GR, Ammori BJ. Pancreas 2010; 39(7):1064-1069.
  51. Laparoscopic drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts: a methodological approach. Hamza N & Ammori BJ. J Gastrointest Surg 2010; 14(1):148-155.
  52. Role of Aspirin in the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-analysis. Younis N, Williams S, Ammori BJ, Soran H. Curr Opin Pharmacother 2010; 11(9):1459-1466.
  53. An ‘all 5-mm ports’ versus conventional ports approach to laparoscopic cholecystectomy and Nissen fundoplication: a randomised clinical trial. Abbas MH, Hamade AM, Abbas KI, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2009; 19(6):442-448.
  54. Infiltration of wounds and extraperitoneal space with local anesthetic in patients undergoing laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal repair of unilateral inguinal hernias: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial. Abbas MH, Hamade A, Nadeem R, Ammori BJ. Scand J Surg 2010; 99(1):18-23.
  55. Role of laparoscopic right portal vein ligation in planning staged or major liver resection. GD Ayiomamitis, JK Low, B Alkari, SH Lee, BJ Ammori. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2009; 19(3):409-413.
  56. Emergency laparoscopic splenectomy for splenic trauma in a Jehovah’s Witness patient. Ayiomamitis GD, Alkari B, Owera A, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2008; 18(6):626-630.
  57. Laparoscopic liver resection: preliminary results from a UK centre. B Alkari, A Owera, BJ Ammori. Surg Endosc 2008; 22(10):2201-2207.
  58. Laparoscopic enterolithotomy for gallstone ileus. Owera A, Low J, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2008; 18(5):450-452.
  59. Laparoscopic endogastric and transgastric cystgastrostomy and pancreatic necrosectomy. Owera A, Ammori BJ. Hepato-Gastroenterology 2008; 55(81):262-265.
  60. Systematic review of the role of thoracoscopic splanchnicectomy in the palliation of pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis. Baghdadi S, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2008; 22(3):580-588.
  61. Clinical relevance of intra-abdominal hypertension in severe acute pancreatitis. AZ Al-Bahrani, GH Abid, A Holt, RF McCloy, J Benson, J Eddleston, BJ Ammori. Pancreas 2008; 36(1):39-43.
  62. Laparoscopic and endoscopic approaches for drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts: A systematic review of published series. Aljarabah M, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2007; 21(11):1936-1944.
  63. Abdominal wall hernias in patients undergoing laparoscopic gastric bypass: a serious consideration. M Sukeik, B Alkari, BJ Ammori. Obes Surg 2007; 17(6):839-842.
  64. Laparoscopic suture repair of selected incisional hernias: a simple technique. Ballester P, Ammori BJ. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2007; 17(3):326-328.
  65. Laparoscopic removal of a huge gastric trichobezoar in a patient with trichotillomania. SB Shami, AAM Jararaa, AM Hamade, BJ Ammori. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2007; 17(3):197-200.
  66. Mild ERCP-induced and non-ERCP related acute pancreatitis: two distinct clinical entities? Abid GH, Siriwardana HP, Holt A, Ammori BJ. J Gastroenterol 2007; 42(2):146-151.
  67. Timing of laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: evidence to support a proposal for an ‘early interval' surgery. JK Low, P Barrow, A Owera, BJ Ammori. Am Surg 2007; 73(11):1188-1192.
  68. Factors predictive of frank intrabiliary rupture in patients with hepatic hydatid cysts. Al-Bahrani AZ, Al-Maiyah M, Ammori BJ, Al-Bahrani ZR.Hepato-Gastroenterology 2007; 54(73):214-217.
  69. Fixity of ports to the abdominal wall during laparoscopic surgery: a randomised comparison of cutting versus blunt trocars. Hamade AM, Issa ME, Haylett KR, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2007; 21(6):965-969.
  70. A prospective evaluation of CT features predictive of intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome in critically ill surgical patients. Al-Bahrani AZ, Abid GH, Sahgal E, O’Shea S, Lee S, Ammori BJ.Clin Radiol 2007; 62(7):676-682.
  71. Laparoscopic resection of type I choledochal cyst in an adult and Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy: a case report and literature review. Abbas HMH, Yassin NA, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2006; 16(6):439-444.
  72. Acute pancreatitis: an under-recognised risk of percutaneous transhepatic distal biliary intervention. Al-Bahrani AZ, A Holt, Hamade AM, Abid GH, Laasch H-U, O’Shea SJ, Lee SH, Ammori BJ. HPB (Oxford) 2006; 8(6):http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=g762351426~db=all446-450.
  73. Closed-blunt trocar 5mm-port for primary cannulation in laparoscopic surgery: a safe technique. Hamade AM, Butt I, Balbisi B, Ross G, Al-Hourani S, Al-Bahrani AZ, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2006; 16(3):156-160.
  74. Laparoscopic versus open splenectomy for massive splenomegaly: a comparative study. Owera A, Hamade AM, Bani Hani OI, Ammori BJ. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2006; 16(3):241-246.
  75. Laparoscopic gastric and biliary bypass: a single-center cohort prospective study. Ghanem AM, Hamade AM, Sheen AJ, Owera A, Al-Bahrani AZ, Ammori BJ. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2006; 16(1):21-26.
  76. Minimally invasive pancreatic surgery – the new frontier? Ammori BJ, Baghdadi S. Curr Gastroenterol Rep 2006, 8:132-142.
  77. Laparoscopic management of acquired benign duodenal strictures in adults. Al-Rashedy M, El-Dhuwaib Y, Issa ME, Ballester P, Ammori BJ. Internet J Surg 2005; 7(1)
  78. Impending cholecystoduodenal fistula as a cause for an unusually-sited bleeding duodenal ulcer. Al-Rashedy M, Issa ME, Ballester P, Ammori BJ. Internet J Surg 2005; 7(1)
  79. Clinical laboratory assessment of acute pancreatitis. Al-Bahrani AZ, Ammori BJ. Clin Chim Acta 2005; 362(1-2):26-48.
  80. Therapeutic, prophylactic and pre-resection applications of laparoscopic gastric and biliary bypass in patients with periampullary malignancy. AM Hamade, AZ Al-Bahrani, AMA Owera, AA Hamoodi, GH Abid, OI Bani Hani, S O’Shea, SH Lee, BJ Ammori. Surg Endosc 2005; 19(10):1333-1340.
  81. Laparoscopic gastric bypass for gastric outlet obstruction is associated with smoother and faster recovery and shorter hospital stay compared with open surgery. Al-Rashedy M, Dadibhai M, El-Dhuwaib Y, Shareif A, Khandelwal MI, Ballester P, Abid G, McCloy RF, Ammori BJ. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2005; 12(6):474-478.
  82. Predictors of duration of postoperative hospital stay in patients undergoing advanced laparoscopic surgery. Issa ME, Al-Rashedy M, Ballester P, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2005; 15(2):90-93.
  83. Leukotriene inhibitors in combination with steroids: potential role in the development of primary bacterial peritonitis. Farooq A, Ammori BJ. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005; 17(7):763-765.
  84. Transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt and variceal embolization in the management of bleeding stomal varices. Alkari B, Shaath NM, El-Dhuwaib Y, Aboutwerat A, Warnes TW, Chalmers N, Ammori BJ. Int Journal Colorectal Dis 2005; 20(5):457-462.
  85. Laparoscopic surgery for the management of obstruction of the gastric outlet and small bowel following previous laparotomy for major upper gastrointestinal resection or cancer palliation: A new concept. Al-Rashedy M, Issa ME, Ballester P, Ammori BJ. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2005; 15(2):153-159.
  86. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas. Y El-Dhuwaib, P Ballester, T Augustine, BJ Ammori. Hepato-Gastroenterology 2005; 52(62):620-624
  87. Laparoscopic diagnosis and management of primary bacterial peritonitis. Farooq A, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percut Tech 2005; 15(1):36-37.
  88. Contemporary minimally invasive approaches to the management of acute cholecystitis: a review and appraisal. Bhattarcharya D, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percut Tech 2005; 15(1):1-8.
  89. Pancreatic debridement in a district general hospital – viable or vulnerable? [Letter] Ammori BJ. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2004; 86(2):147-148.
  90. A simple technique for fixation of the reservoir during laparoscopic gastric banding. Ammori BJ. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2004; 14(4):250-252.
  91. Laparoscopic removal and replacement of tube gastrostomy in the management of buried bumper syndrome. Ballester P, Ammori BJ. The Internet J Surg 2004; 5(2). ISSN: 1528-8242.
  92. Laparoscopic exclusion gastroenterostomy for palliation of gastric outlet obstruction secondary to recurrent cholangiocarcinoma. Farooq A, Patel R, Sorefan N, Ammori BJ. Hepato-Gastroenterology 2004; 51(60):1886-1888.
  93. An ‘all 5-mm ports’ selective approach to laparoscopic cholecystectomy, appendicectomy and anti-reflux surgery. El-Dhuwaib Y, Hamade AM, Issa ME, Balbisi BM, Abid G, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percut Tech 2004; 14(3):141-144.
  94. Applications of minimally invasive surgery in the management of inflammatory and neoplastic diseases of the pancreas. Ammori BJ. Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2004; 11(2):107-111.
  95. Laparoscopic hand-assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy: an initial UK experience. Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2004; 18(4):717-718.
  96. A prospective randomised study of prophylactic antibiotics in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2004; 18(3):565.
  97. Comparison of resection and radiofrequency ablation for treatment of solitary colorectal liver metastases (p.1240-1243). Al-Bahrani AZ, Ammori BJ. Brit J Surg 2003; 90(10):
  98. ‘Semi-open’ blunt primary access to the abdominal cavity during laparoscopic surgery: A new technique. Senapati PSP, Bhattacharya D, Ammori BJ. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech 2003; 13(5):313-315.
  99. Pancreatic surgery in the laparoscopic era. Ammori BJ. Journal of the Pancreas (JOP) 2003; 4(6):187-192.
  100. Concomitant laparoscopic gastric and biliary bypass and bilateral thoracoscopic splanchnotomy: the full package of minimally invasive palliation of pancreatic cancer. Ali ASM, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2003; 17(12):2028-2031.
  101. Calcitonin precursors: early markers of gut barrier dysfunction in patients with acute pancreatitis. Ammori BJ, Becker KL, Kite P, Snider RH, Nylén ES, White JC, Barclay GR, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Pancreas 2003; 27(3):239-243.
  102. Perianal Abscess due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae: An Unusual Case in the Post-Antibiotic Era. El-Dhuwaib Y, Ammori BJ. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2003; 22(7):422-423.
  103. Cryotherapeutic ablation of liver tumours (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 1396-1401). Ammori BJ. Br J Surg 2003; 90(2):248.
  104. Minimally invasive approaches to the management of pancreatic pseudocysts: review of the literature. Bhattacharya D, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percut Tech 2003; 13(3):141-148.
  105. Clinical relevance of the delay in endoscopic diagnosis of gastric cancer. Ammori BJ. Surgeon 2003; 1(3):184.
  106. El-Dhuwaib Y, O’Shea S, Ammori BJ. Laparoscopic reduction of an ileo-ileal intussusception and resection of inverted Meckel’s diverticulum in an adult. Surg Endosc 2003; 17(7):1157.
  107. Hypocalcaemia and calcitonin precursors in critically ill patients. Ammori BJ. Arch Dis Child 2003; 88(2):179.
  108. The use of rapid in situ test in the detection of central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection: A prospective study. Bong JJ, Kite P, Ammori BJ, Wilcox MH, McMahon MJ. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2003; 27(2):146-150.
  109. Staged and complete laparoscopic management of cholelithiasis in a patient with gallstone ileus and bile duct calculi. El-Dhuwaib Y, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2003; 17(6):988-989.
  110. Laparoscopic surgery and reports of ‘long-term’ follow up. Let us sing from the same hymn sheet. Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2003; 17(4):662-663.
  111. Laparoscopic removal of a large gastric bezoar in a mentally retarded patient with pica. Siriwardana HPP, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2003; 17(5):834.
  112. Calcitonin precursors in the prediction of severity of acute pancreatitis on the day of admission. Ammori BJ, Becker KL, Kite P, Snider RH, Nylén ES, White JC, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Br J Surg 2003; 90(2):197-204.
  113. A survey of the timing and approach to the surgical management of cholelithiasis in patients with acute biliary pancreatitis and acute cholecystitis in the UK. Senapati PSP, Bhattarcharya D, Harinath G, Ammori BJ. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2003; 85(5):306-312.
  114. The clinical and economic correlates of nonspecific abdominal pain mismanaged by appendectomy. Ammori BJ. Arch Surg 2003; 138(1):111.
  115. Increased nitric-oxide excretion in patients with severe acute pancreatitis: evidence for an endotoxin mediated inflammatory response. Rahman SH, Ammori BJ, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Gut 2003; 52(2):270-274.
  116. Simplified technique for laparoscopic appendicectomy. Ammori BJ. ANZ J Surg 2003; 73(5):353.
  117. Importance of the early increase in intestinal permeability in critically ill patients. Ammori BJ. Eur J Surg 2003; 168(11):660-661.
  118. The biochemical detection of biliary etiology of acute pancreatitis on admission: A revisit in the modern era of biliary imaging. Ammori BJ, Boreham B, Lewis P, Roberts SA. Pancreas 2003; 26(2):e32-e35.
  119. Hypocalcaemia in patients with acute pancreatitis: a putative role for systemic endotoxin exposure. Ammori BJ, Barclay GR, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Pancreas 2003; 26(3):213-217.
  120. A prospective evaluation of pancreatic exocrine function in patients with acute pancreatitis: correlation with extent of necrosis and pancreatic endocrine insufficiency. Boreham B, Ammori BJ. Pancreatology 2003; 3(4):303-308.
  121. Day-case laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a prospective evaluation of a 6-year experience. Ammori BJ, Davides D, Vezakis A, Martin I, Larvin M, Smith S, Gibson JS, McMahon MJ. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2003; 10(4):303-308.
  122. Intestinal hypoperfusion contributes to gut barrier failure in severe acute pancreatitis. Rahman SH, Ammori BJ, Holmfield JHM, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. J Gastrointest Surg 2003; 7(1):26-36.
  123. The early increase in intestinal permeability and systemic endotoxin exposure in patients with severe acute pancreatitis is not associated with systemic bacterial translocation: a molecular investigation of microbial DNA in the blood. Ammori BJ, Fitzgerald P, Hawkey P, McMahon MJ. Pancreas 2003; 26(1):18-22.
  124. Laparoscopic endogastric pseudocyst-gastrostomy: a report of three cases. Ammori BJ, Bhattacharya D, Senapati PSP. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percut Tech 2002: 12(6):437-440.
  125. Role of the gut in the course of severe acute pancreatitis. Ammori BJ. Pancreas 2002; 26(2):122-129.
  126. Gut barrier dysfunction in patients with acute pancreatitis. Ammori BJ. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2002; 9(4):411-412.
  127. Laparoscopic percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy removal in a patient with buried-bumper syndrome: A new approach. Boreham B, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percut Tech 2002; 12(5):356-358.
  128. Routine versus ‘on-demand’ postoperative ERCP for small bile duct calculi detected at intraoperative cholangiography: clinical evaluation and cost analysis: The authors reply. McMahon MJ, Vezakis A, Davides D, Ammori BJ, Martin IG, Larvin M. Surg Endosc 2002 May 3.
  129. Altered intestinal morphology and immunity in patients with acute necrotising pancreatitis. Ammori BJ, Cairns A, Dixon MF, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2002; 9(4):490-496.
  130. Late mortality with severe acute pancreatitis. Senapati PSP, Ammori BJ. Br J Surg 2002; 89(4):491.
  131. Urgent versus interval laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: A comparative study. Bhattacharya D, Senapati PSP, Hurle R, Ammori BJ. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2002; 9(5):538-542.
  132. Laparoscopic Devine exclusion gastroenterostomy for the palliation of unresectable and obstructing gastric carcinoma. Ammori BJ, Boreham B. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percut Tech 2002; 12(5):353-355.
  133. Transoesophageal echocardiography shows high risk of gas embolism during laparoscopic hepatic resection under carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum (Br J Surg 2002; 89: 870-6). Ammori BJ. Br J Surg 2002; 89(11):1482-1483.
  134. Early laparoscopic appendicectomy for ‘appendicular mass’. Senapathi PSP, Bhattacharya D, Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2002; 16(12):1783-1785.
  135. Laparoscopic transgastric pancreatic necrosectomy for infected pancreatic necrosis. Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2002; 16(9):1362.
  136. Laparoscopic pancreas-preserving distal duodenectomy for NSAID-related duodenal stricture. Ammori BJ. Surg Endosc 2002; 16(9):1362-1363.
  137. Laparoscopic reduction of a gastric volvulus and repair of Bochdalek hernia. Harinath G, Senapati PSP, Ammori BJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percut Tech 2001; 12(3):180-183.
  138. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy: are patients with biliary pancreatitis at increased operative risk? Ammori BJ, Davides D, Vezakis A, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Surg Endosc 2003; 17(5):777-780.
  139. Thrombotic microangiopathy in acute pancreatitis. Bong JJ, Ammori BJ, Kumar A, Norfolk DR, Turney JH, McMahon MJ. Pancreas 2002; 25(1):107-109.
  140. Surgical strategy for cystic diseases of the liver in a Western hepatobiliary centre. Ammori BJ, Jenkins BL, Lim PCM, Prasad KR, Banerjee D, Pollard SG, Lodge JPA. World J Surg 2002; 26(4):462-469.
  141. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in morbidly obese patients. Ammori BJ, Vezakis A, Davides D, Martin IG, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Surg Endosc 2001; 15(11):1336-1339.
  142. Auxiliary orthotopic liver transplantation: new technique and results in toxic liver injury. Lodge JP, Prasad KR, Toogood GJ, Ammori BJ, Attia M, Davies M, Millson C, Wyatt J, Bellamy MC, Young Y, Snook N, Pollard SG. Transplant Proc 2001; 33(1-2):1403-1404.
  143. Elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy: preoperative prediction of duration of operation. Ammori BJ, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Surg Endosc 2001; 15(3):297-300.
  144. Biliary strictures complicating pancreaticoduodenectomy. Ammori BJ, Joseph J, Attia M, Lodge JPA. Int J Pancreatol 2000; 28(1):15-21; discussion 21-22.
  145. Routine versus ‘on-demand’ postoperative ERCP for small bile duct calculi detected at intraoperative cholangiography: clinical evaluation and cost analysis. Ammori BJ, Birbas K, Davides D, Vezakis A, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Surg Endosc 2000; 14(12):1123-1126.
  146. Intraoperative cholangiography during laparoscopic cholecystectomy. A Vezakis, D Davides, BJ Ammori, IG Martin, M Larvin, MJ McMahon. Surg Endosc 2000; 14(12):1118-1122.
  147. Laparoscopic treatment of Mirizzi syndrome. Vezakis A, Davides D, Birbas K, Ammori BJ, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2000; 10(1):15-18.
  148. Ex vivo and in situ resection of inferior vena cava with hepatectomy for colorectal metastases. Lodge JPA, Ammori BJ, Prasad KR, Bellamy M. Ann Surg 2000; 231(4):471-479.
  149. Re: Ultrasound-guided unilateral neck exploration for sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism: is it worthwhile? Ammori BJ, Whittaker M. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2000; 82(1):72-73.
  150. A novel technique for multiple pancreatectomies: Removal of uncinate process of the pancreas combined with medial pancreatectomy. Takada T, Amano H, Ammori BJ. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2000; 7(1):49-52.
  151. Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas showing a finger print zymogen granules in electron microscopy: immunohistochemical study. Toyota N, Takada T, Ammori BJ, Toida S, Haebara H. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 2000; 7(1):102-106.
  152. Electrocoagulation of perianal warts: a word of caution. Ammori BJ, Ausobsky JR. Digestive Surgery 2000; 17(3):296-297.
  153. Three-dimensional reconstruction of the ventral and dorsal pancreas: a new insight into anatomy and embryonic development. Uchida T, Takada T, Ammori BJ, Suda K, Takahashi T. J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 1999; 6(2):176-180.
  154. Early increase in intestinal permeability in patients with severe acute pancreatitis: correlation with endotoxemia, organ failure, and mortality. Ammori BJ, Leeder PC, King RFGJ, Barclay GR, Martin IG, Larvin M, McMahon MJ. J Gastrointest Surg 1999; 3(3):252-262.
  155. Combined preoperative embolization of the right portal vein and hepatic artery for hepatic resection in a high-risk patient. Takada T, Ammori BJ, Yoshida M, Amano H, Yasuda H, Takeshita K, Koutake H, Takada K, Miyakawa S. AJR, Am J Roentgenol 1999; 173(1):165-167.
  156. Proximal migration of transanastomotic pancreatic stent following pancreaticoduodenectomy and pancreaticojejunostomy. Ammori BJ, White CM. Int J Pancreatol 1998; 25(3):211-215.
  157. Pancreatic duct patency after pancreaticogastrostomy: long-term follow-up study. Takada T, Yasuda H, Ammori BJ, Amano H, Yoshida M, Uchida T, Isaka T, Toyota N, Kodaira S, Hijikata H, Takada K. Hepatogastroenterology 1998; 45(24):2382-2387.
  158. Haemorrhagic complications of pancreatitis: presentation, diagnosis and management. Ammori BJ, Madan M, Alexander DJ. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 1998; 80(5):316-325.
  159. Ultrasound-guided unilateral neck exploration for sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism: is it worthwhile? Ammori BJ, Madan M, Gopichandran TD, Price JJ, Whittaker M, Ausobsky JR, Antrum RM. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 1998; 80(6):433-437.
  160. Monitoring the effects of heparin: evaluation of a new portable device. Cavanagh SP, Haine L, Ammori B, Tate G, Braithwaite P, Gough MJ, Homer-Vanniasinkam S. Cardiovasc Surg 1998; 6(5):496-499.
  161. A review of the management of abdominal aortic aneurysms in patients following cardiac transplantation. Ammori BJ, Madan M, Bodenham AR, Gough MJ. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1997; 14(3):185-190.
  162. Successful stenting of subclavian artery thrombus with intra-arterial thrombolysis. Ammori BJ, Madan M, Chennells PM, Fowler R, Homer-Vanniasinkam S. J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1997; 13(2):217-218.
  163. A simple method of closure of laparoscopic trocar site. Ammori BJ, Morais JC. J R Coll Surg Edinb 1996; 41(2):120-121.
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Book Chapters

  1. Chung Tham J, Quah C, Ammori BJ. Laparoscopic Splenectomy. In: Laparoscopy: New Developments, Procedures and Risks. Hana Terzic (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers. NY, USA. (in press) ISBN: 978-1-61470-849-0
  2. Ammori BJ, Ayiomamitis GD. Mininally Invasive Pancreatoduodenectomy. In: Video Atlas of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery. Frantzides CT & Carlson MA (Eds.). Saunders-Elsevier. (in press)
  3. Ammori MB, Ammori BJ. Laparoscopic Cystojejunostomy. In: Laparoscopic Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery—Atlas of Procedures. Gagner M (Ed.). Ciné-Med, Inc. (in press)
  4. Ammori BJ, Ayiomamitis GD. Thoracoscopic Splanchnotomy. In: Video Atlas of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery. Frantzides CT & Carlson MA (Eds.). Saunders-Elsevier. (in press)
  5. Ammori BJ, Ayiomamitis GD. Laparoscopic Pseudocyst-Gastrostomy and Pseudocyst-Jejunostomy. In: Video Atlas of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery. Frantzides CT & Carlson MA (Eds.). Saunders-Elsevier. (in press)
  6. Ammori BJ, Ayiomamitis GD. Laparoscopic Hand-sutured Gastric Bypass for Treatment of Morbid Obesity. In: Video Atlas of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery. Frantzides CT & Carlson MA (Eds.). Saunders-Elsevier. (in press)
  7. Ammori BJ, Ayiomamitis GD. Laparoscopic Cholecystojejunostomy. In: Video Atlas of Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery. Frantzides CT & Carlson MA (Eds.). Saunders-Elsevier. (in press)
  8. Baghdadi S, Ammori BJ. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. In: Clinical Surgery: A Practical Guide. Baker QF & Aldoori MI (Eds.). Hodder Arnold (Publishers) Ltd. 2008. ISBN: 9780340940846, ISBN-10: 0340940840, Published: 31/07/2009
  9. Baghdadi S, Ammori BJ. Laparoscopic hepaticojejunostomy. In: Atlas of Laparoscopic Surgery. Constantine T. Frantzides & Mark A Carlson (Eds.). Elsevier Publishing. Philadelphia. USA. 2008. ISBN: 1416041087, ISBN 13: 9781416041085
  10. Al-Bahrani AZ, Ammori BJ. Causes and treatment of obstructive jaundice due to malignant non-pancreatic periampullary tumours. In: Advances in Obstructive Jaundice Diagnosis and Treatment. MJ McMahon (Ed.). Paschalidis Medical Publications, Athens, 2007. ISBN-10: 9603995339                            
  11. Baghdadi S, Ammori BJ. Insulinoma of tail of pancreas. In: SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy and GI Endoscopy. Carol E Scott-Conner (Ed.). Springer-Verlag New York, 2006. ISBN-10: 0387232672
  12. BJ Ammori. Enteral nutrition in acute pancreatitis-mucosal barrier. In: Pancreatic Disease: Basic Science and Clinical Management. CD Johnson (Ed.) Springer-Verlag London, 2004 [http://www.springeronline.com/1-85233-711-7]. ISBN-10: 1852337177
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