Consultant Surgeon and Clinical Director of Surgery


Nizatidine versus ranitidine in gastric ulcer disease
Naccaratto R, Cremer M, Dammann HG, Thomas WEG et al
Scan J Gastroenterol 1986;22(136):71-78

Acquired dysfibrinogenaemia masquerading as D.I.C. in acute pancreatitis
Wilde JJ, Thomas WEG, Lane DA, Greaves M, Preston FE
J Clin Pathol 1988;41:615-618

Recurrent obscure gastrointestinal haemorrhage
Thomas WEG
Current Pract Surg 1989;1:17-24

Gastro-intestinal malignancies as a complication of chronic myeloid leukaemia
Slade R, Thomas WEG
Br J Clin Pract 1990;44:76-78

Squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach following gastric surgery
Wegstapel H, Thomas WEG
Br J Clin Pract 1990;44:736-737

Primary non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma of the oesophagus
Wegstapel H, Thomas WEG
Current Pract Surg 1991;3:125-126

Loss of monomorphic and pleomorphic HLA antigens in metastatic breast and colon carcinoma
Goepel JR, Rees RC, Rogers K, Stoddard CJ, Thomas WEG, Shepherd L
Br J Cancer 1991;64:880-883

Factors influencing the establishment of tumour infiltrating lymphocyte culture from human breast carcinoma and colon carcinoma tissue
Crannage KE, Rogers K, Jacob G, Stoddard CJ, Thomas WEG, Potter CW, Rees RC
Eur J Cancer 1991;27:149-154

Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy for the management of bile duct stones ; is it always a safe procedure?
Christie PM, Ross B, Thomas WEG
Gastroenterology 1991;101:1754

Partial splenectomy for massive splenomegaly secondary to Gaucher’s disease
Thomas WEG, Winfield DA
Postgrad Med J 1991;67:1072-1074

Surgical aspects of jaundice: surgery for malignant disease
Thomas WEG
Hospital Update 1992;18:201-209

Perforation of the bowel due to suction drains
Reed MWR, Wyman A, Thomas WEG, Zeiderman M
Br J Surg 1992;79:67

Who’s afraid of informed consent
Kerrigan DD, Thevasagam RS, Woods TO, Welch IM, Thomas WEG, Shorthouse AJ, Dennison AR
Br Med J 1993;306:298-300

Pancreatic Cancer – A Scourge of our Time
Thomas WEG
Current Practice in Surgery 1994;6:133-135

Cavitation of mesenteric lymph nodes
Howat AJ, McPhie JL, Smith DA, Aqel NM, Taylor AKM, Cairns SA, Thomas WEG, Underwood JCE
Histopathology 1995;27:349-354

Thrombophlebitis migrans in association with acute relapsing pancreatitis
Vaughan MM, Thomas WEG
Br J Surg 1995;82:674

Bile Duct Obstruction
Wyman A, Thomas WEG
Surgery 1996; 14(7):157-162

Postoperative morbidity and mortality after D1 and D2 resections for gastric cancer – results of the MRC randomised controlled surgical trial
Cuschieri A and the Surgical Co-operative Group
Lancet 1996;347:995-999

Longitudinal changes of bone density and bone turnover in post-menopausal women with primary hyperparathyroidism
Guo CY, Thomas WEG, Al-Dehaimi AW, Assiri AMA, Eastell R
J Clin Endo Met 1996;81:3487-3491

Randomised comparison of oral and intravenous fluid regimens after gall bladder surgery
Cassell OCS, Oakley N, Forrest ARW, Thomas WEG, Dennison AR
J. Roy. S. Med. 1996:89:249-252

Local anaesthetic for major general surgical procedures
Dennison A, Oakley N, Appleton D, Paraskevopoulos J, Kerrigan D, Cole J, Thomas WEG
Postgrad Med J 1996;72:105-108

Investigation of the biliary tree and the jaundiced patient
Thomas WEG
Surgery 1997;15:182-8

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for common bile duct stones
Gilchrist M, Ross B, Thomas WEG
Br. J. Surg 1997;84:29-32

Are complications of endoscopic sphincterotomy age-related?
Deans GT, Sedman P, Martin DF, Royston CMS, Leow CK, Thomas WEG, Brough WA
GUT 1997;41:545-548

Thyroid swellings – a protocol for management
Thomas WEG
J. R. Soc. Med. 1998;91(Suppl. 33):21-27

Thyroidectomy and its complications
Holland PA, Thomas WEG
Surgery 1999;17:7-10

Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Holland PA, Thomas WEG
Surgery 1999;17:22-24

Sutures, ligature material and staples
Pietroni M, Thomas WEG
Surgery 1999;17:242-244

The investigation and management of obstructive jaundice
Peel ALG, Thomas WEG
Surgery 2000;18:57-64

In vitro responses of gallbladder muscle from patients with acalculus biliary pain
Ahmed R, Bird NC, Chess-Williams R, Thomas WEG, Johnson AG
Digestion 2000;61(2):140-144

Core skills, courses and competency
Thomas WEG
Ann.Roy.Coll.Surg.Eng. (suppl) 2000;82:18-20

Thyroidectomy and its complications
Thomas WEG
Surgery 2001;19:9:223-225

Parathyroid Disease: Hyperparathyroidism and Hypercalcaemia
Thomas WEG
Surgery 2001;19:233-236

Suture, Ligature Materials and Staples
Thomas WEG
Surgery 2002;20:97-100

Differential Effects of primary hyperparathyroidism on ultrasound properties of bone
Ingle BM, Thomas WEG, Eastell R
Osteoporosis Int. 2002;13:572-578

Guidelines for the management of patients with pancreatic cancer, periampullary and ampullary carcinomas
Alderson D, Johnson CD, Neoptolemos JP, … Russell RCG, & Thomas WEG
Gut 2005;54(Suppl V):1-16

Assessing the technical skills of surgical trainees
Beard JD, Jolly BC, Newble DI, Thomas WEG, Donnelly J, Southgate LJ.
Br.J.Surg. 2005;92:778-782

Developing assessments of Surgical Skills for the GMC Performance Procedures
Beard JD, Jolly BC, Southgate LJ, Newble DI, Thomas WEG, Rochester J
Ann.Roy.Coll.Surg.Eng. 2005;87:242-247

The Eagle Project takes off
Thomas WEG
Ann.Roy.Coll.Surg.Eng. (suppl) 2006;88:188-191

Thinking globally, acting locally: the College’s international activities.
Thomas WEG, Kelly A
Ann.Roy.Coll.Surg.Eng. (suppl) 2006;88:192-194

Faculty Development and the Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Project
Thomas WEG, Alexander F
Ann.Roy.Coll.Surg.Eng. (suppl) 2006;88:224-225

Teaching and Assessing Surgical Competence
Thomas WEG
Ann.Roy.Coll.Surg.Eng. 2006;88:429-432

The Basic Surgical Skills Course: a 10-year success story
Thomas WEG
Ann.Roy.Coll.Surg.Eng. (suppl) 2007;89:90-91

Ensuring a graduated and integrated progression of learning in a changing environment
Thomas WEG
ANZ Journal of Surgery 2009;79:143-147

Kurssystem der Arbeits-gemeinschaft für Gastrointestinale Chirurgie Davos
Saeger H-ε, Kersting S, Vogelbach P, Hamel C, Oertli ε, Hölscher A, Thomas WEG
Der Chirurg 2010;1-6


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