Published Papers


GASTROINTESTINAL (Chronological order)

1.Wood CB, Dawson PM, Habib NA
The Sialomucin content of Colonic resections margins.
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 1985; 28: 260-261.

2.Habib NA, Dawson PM, Blount MA, Krausz T, Rifaat MA, Wood CB.
A study of the histochemical changes in mucus from normal and tumour bearing mucosa in patients with
colorectal cancer.
European Journal of Surgical Oncology 1985; 11: 243-245.

3.Habib NA, Dawson PM, Wood CB.
A study of the histochemical changes in mucus from patients with benign and malignant pathological
conditions of the colon and rectum.
Cancer Detection and Prevention 1985; 8: 233-236.

4.Dawson PM, Habib NA, Peck M, Luck RJ, BlaxIand JW.
Patient survival with liver metastases from colorectal cancer. A district hospital’s experience.
European Journal of Surgical Oncology 1986; 12:131-133.

5.Habib NA, Dawson PM, Krausz T, Blount MA, Rifaat MA, Wood CB.
A study of histochemical changes in mucus from patients with Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease and
diverticular disease of the colon.
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 1986; 29:15-17.

6.Habib NA, Dawson PM, Bradfield JW, Williamson RCN, Wood CB.
Sialomucin at resection margin predict the likelihood of recurrence in colorectal carcinoma.
British Medical Journal 1986; 293-295,

7.Dawson PM, Habib NA, Rees HC, Blount MA, Wood CB.
Mucosal field change in colorectal cancer.
American Journal of Surgery 1987; 153: 281-4.

8.Dawson PM, Habib NA, Wood CB.
Influence of sialomucin at the resection margin on survival of patients with colorectal cancer.
International Surgery 1987;72: 129-30.

9.Dawson PM, Galland RB, Rees HC, Hershman MJ, Spencer J, Wood CB.
Mucin abnormalities in the radiation damaged colon.
Digestive Surgery 1987; 4:17-21

10.Dawson PM, Habib NA, Rees HC, Williamson RCN, Wood CB.
Influence of sialomucin on local tumour recurrence and survival of patients with colorectal cancer: a
multivariate analysis.
British Journal of Surgery 1987; 74: 366-369.

11.Dawson PM, Habib NA, Igboaka 0, Wood CB.
Mucin histochemistry in metaplastic and adenomatous polyps and surrounding colonic mucosa
Surgical Research Communications 1987; 1: 243-246

12.Hennigan TW, Dawson PM, Shousha SS, Allen – Mersh TG.
Prognostic value of nuclear organiser regions in colorectal neoplasia
European Journal of Surgical Oncology 1994:20;215-8

13.Smith RW, Garvey CJ, Dawson PM, Davies DM.
Jejunum versus colon for free oesophageal reconstruction: an experimental radiological assessment.
British Journal of Plastic Surgery 1987; 40: 181-8

14.Dawson PM, Habib NA, Peck MA, Luck RJ, BlaxIand JW.
Local recurrence of colorectal cancer – a district hospital’s experience.
British Journal of Clinical Practice 1988; 77: 1279-83

15.Dawson PM, Habib, NA, Fane S, Rees HC, Wood CB, Allen-Mersh TG.
Association between extent of colonic mucosal sialomucin change and subsequent local recurrence after
curative excision of colorectal cancer.
British Journal of Surgery 1990; 77: 1279-83

16.Blair SD, Theodorou NA, Begent RHJ, Dawson PM, Salmon M, Riggs S, Kelly AMB, Boxer G, Southall P,
Gregory P.
Comparison  of  anfi-foetal  colonic  microvillus  and  anti-CEA  antibodies  in  preoperative
radioimmunolocalization of colorectal cancer.
British Journal Cancer 1990; 61: 891-14.

17.Dawson PM, Shousha SS, Blair SD, Carter GD, Jones J, Alaghband-Zadeh J, Theodorou NA.
Oestrogen receptors in colorectal carcinoma.
Journal of Clinical Pathology 1990; 43:149-151.

18.Dawson PM, Theodorou NA, Begent RHJ, Kelly AMB, Boxer GM, Blair SD.
The value of radioimmunoguided surgery in first and second look laparotomy for colorectal cancer.
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 1991; 34: 217-222.

19.Boxer CM, Begent RHJ, Kelly AMB, Southall PT, Blair SD, Theodorou NA, Dawson PM, Lederman JA.
Factors influencing variability of localisation of antibodies to carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in patients with
colorectal carcinoma – implications for radioimmunotherapy.
British Journal of Cancer 1992;65:825-31.

20.Arnaout AH, Dawson PM, Soomro S ,Taylor P, Theodorou NA, Feldman M, Fendly BM, Shepard HM,
Shousha SS
Her2(c-erb-b2) oncoprotein expression in colorectal adenocarcinoma: An immunohistochemical study using
three different antibodies.
Journal of Clinical Pathology 1992;45:726-727.

21.Fawcett A, Vashisht R, Shankar A, Dawson PM, O’Malley MK, Nott D, Springall RG.
Microvascular disesase and anastomotic dehiscence in the colon.
Brit J Surg 1995; 82; 1483-1485.

22.Pitt J, Dawas K, Dawson PM
Disappointing results of Glyceryl trinitrate ointment in the treatment of chronic fissure in in ano in a District General Hospital
Colorectal Disease 1999; 1:204-6

23.Schofield A, Pitt J, Biring G, Dawson PM.
Oophorectomy in primary colorectal cancer
Ann Roy Coll Surg 2001:83;81-4

24.Pitt J, Williams S, Dawson PM
Reasons for failure of GTN treatment of chronic fissure-in-ano: a multivariate analysis
Dis Colon Rectum In press get ref

25.Pitt J, Dawson PM ,Hallan R, Boulos PB
Double blind randomised placebo controlled trial of oral indoramin to treat chronic anal fissure
Colorectal Disease 2001:3;165-9

26.Riaz AA, Pitt,J, Stirling RW, Madaan S, Dawson PM
Reconstructive proctocolectomy for Collagenous colitis
J Roy Soc Med 2000:93;261

27.DasGupta R, Franklin I, Pitt J, Dawson PM
Diltiazem gel heals fissures that have not healed after glyceryl trinitrate ointment (GTN)
Colorectal disease(in press) get ref

28. DasGupta R, Franklin I, Dawson PM
Should Central Venous line insertion remain a basic surgical skill?
Annals Roy Coll Surg Engl 2002 :84;240-2

29.Riaz AA, Wan MX, Schafer T, Dawson P, Menger MD, Jeppsson B, Thorlacius H.
Allopurinol and superoxide dismutase protect against leucocyte-endothelium interactions in a novel model of colonic ischaemia-reperfusion.
Br J Surg. 2002 Dec;89(12):1572-80

30.Smith JJ, Lee J, Burke C, Contractor KB, Dawson PM. Major colorectal cancer resection should not be denied to the elderly.
European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 2002 Sept: 28 (6); 661-666

31.Mathur P, Smith JJ, Ramsey C, Owen M, Thorpe A, Karim S, Burke C, Ramesh S, Dawson PM. Comparison of CT and MRI in the preoperative staging of rectal cancer.
Colorectal Disease 2003: 5(5); 396-401

32.Morgan A, Dawson PM, Smith JJ.
Histological Examination of Circular Stapled ‘Doughnuts’: Questionable Routine Practice.
Surgeon 2006: 4 (2); 75-77

33.Nash GF, Kapoor K, Saeb-Parsy K, Kunanadam T, Dawson PM. The long term results of diltiazem treatment for anal fissure.
International Journal of Clinical Practice 2006:60;1411-13

34. Sorelli PG, El – Masry N, Dawson PM, Theodorou NA
The dedicated Emergency Surgeon: towards Consultant based acute surgical admissions
Annals Royal College of Surgeons of England 2008 (in press).


Dawson PM, Allen Mersh TG.
The anatomical relationship between the retropancreatic part of the bile duct and the main pancreatic duct.
Annals of Royal College of Surgeons of England 1983; 65: 188-90.

Dawson PM.
The surgical treatment of thyroid disease in a district general hospital.
British Journal of Clinical Practice 1985; 39: 220-224.

Dawson PM, Shousha S, Burn J1.
Lymph nodes presenting as breast lumps.
British Journal of Surgery 1987; 74:1167-8

Shousha A , Backhouse CM, Dawson PM, Alaghband-Zadeh J, Burn JI,.
Mammary duct ectasia and pituitary adenomas.
American Journal of Surgical Pathology 1988; 12:130-3.

Coady A, Shousha S, Dawson PM Moss M, James KR, Bull Th.
Mucinous carcinoma of the breast. Further characterisation of its three sub types.
Histopathology 1990; 15: 617-626.

Kulkarni RP, Reynolds KW, Newlands ES, Dawson PM, Makey AR, Bradley 3, Begent RHJ, Rustin GJS,
Bagshawe KD.
Cytoreductive surgery in disseminated nonseminomatous germ cell tumours of testis.
British Journal of Surgery 1991; 78:226-229.

Williams TG, Dawson PM.
Gynacomastia- presentation,aetiology and management
Curr. Practice.Surgery 1992;4: 105-9


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