Sherif Awad’s publications

Research


Sherif is Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, teaches medical and nursing under/postgraduates, supervises research, has published over 50 papers and book chapters and delivered over 50 International presentations. To date he has been awarded over £424 000 of research funding. Sherif’s research has been awarded numerous national and international prizes including the prestigious 2010 Moynihan Medal of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI). Sherif is an expert journal reviewer for the following journals: British Journal of Surgery, International Journal of Obesity, and Clinical Nutrition among others.


He completed his PhD into the metabolic and cellular effects of carbohydrate-based preconditioning drinks that are used in  Enhanced Recovery (ERAS) Protocols. Sherif has co-authored numerous papers including international guidelines on Enhanced Recovery After Bariatric Surgery.
He also has research expertise on other topics such as perioperative nutrition, enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), insulin resistance and the physiological and metabolic effects of bariatric and metabolic surgery. He is invited to National and International meetings to speak on these topics.
Some of Sherif’s publications are listed below and can be accessed via Pubmed.

POSTOPERATIVE INFLAMMATION AND INSULIN RESISTANCE IN RELATION TO BODY COMPOSITION, ADIPOSITY AND CARBOHYDRATE TREATMENT

A randomised controlled study. Tewari N, Awad S, Duska F, Williams JP, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2018. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2018.01.032

UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL SURGEON ATTITUDES TOWARDS MANAGEMENT OF REFRACTORY GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE IN OBESE PATIENTS.

Al-Khyatt W, Awad S, Leeder P. Mini-invasive Surgery 2018; 2:3 

A COMPARISON OF THREE METHODS TO ASSESS BODY COMPOSITION

Tewari N, Awad S, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. Nutrition 2018; 47: 1-5.

ENHANCED RECOVERY FOR THE OBESE PATIENT

Fareed K and Awad S. Core Topics in Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care of the Morbidly Obese Surgical Patient. Cambridge University Press. 2018.

PREDICTORS OF INADEQUATE WEIGHT LOSS AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC BYPASS FOR MORBID OBESITY

Al-Khyatt W, Ryall R, Leeder P, Ahmed J, Awad S. Obesity Surgery 2017; 27(6): 1446-1452

GUIDELINES FOR PERIOPERATIVE CARE IN BARIATRIC SURGERY: ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER SURGERY (ERAS) SOCIETY RECOMMENDATIONS

Thorell A, MacCormick AD, Awad S, Reynold N, Roulin D, Demartines N, Vignaud M, Alvarez A, Singh PM, Lobo DN. World Journal of Surgery 2016; 40(9):2065-20

LAPAROSCOPIC ROUX EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS USING A MODIFIED RETROCOLIC-SUPRACOLIC APPROACH: OUTCOMES FROM 300 PATIENTS

Al-Khyatt W, Bull CA, Awad S, Ahmed J. World Journal of Surgery 2016; 40(8): 1918-1924

MID-TERM REMISSION OF TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS AFTER LAPAROSCOPIC ROUX EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS

Vasas P, Al-Khyatt W, Idris I, Leeder P, Awan A, Awad S, Ahmed J. World Journal of Surgery 2016; 40 (11): 2719-2725

ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY

Awad SObesity, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery: A Practical Guide. 2016

FLUID MANAGEMENT

Awad S and Lobo DN. The SAGES/ERAS Society Manual of Enhanced Recovery Programs for Gastrointestinal Surgery. Springer. 2016

MANAGEMENT OF SURGICAL DRAINS

El-Sharkawy A and Awad SGynecologic and Obstetric Surgery: Challenges and Management Options. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. 2016

OUTCOMES OF LINEAR-STAPLED VERSUS HAND-SEWN GASTROJEJUNAL ANASTOMOSIS IN LAPAROSCOPIC ROUX EN-Y GASTRIC BYPASS

Awad S, Aguilo R, Agrawal S, Ahmed J. Surgical Endoscopy 2015; 29(8): 2278-2283

OBESITY-RELATED INSULIN RESISTANCE: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SURGICAL PATIENT

Tewari N, Awad S, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. International Journal of Obesity 2015; 39: 1575-1588

ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AFTER MAJOR ABDOMINAL SURGERY: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES

Awad S, Lobo DN. Peri-operative Kidney Injury: Principles of Risk Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment. Springer. 2015

ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY (ERABS): CLINICAL OUTCOMES FROM A TERTIARY REFERRAL BARIATRIC CENTRE

Awad S, Carter S, Purkayastha S, Hakky S, Moorthy K, Cousins J, Ahmed AR. Obesity Surgery 2014; 24(5): 753-58

SHOULD CHLORIDE-RICH CRYSTALLOIDS REMAIN THE MAIN STAY OF FLUID RESUSCITATION TO PREVENT “PRE-RENAL” ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY? – CON

Lobo DN, Awad SKidney International 2014; 86 (6): 1096-1105

THE UTILIZATION OF THE MUST NUTRITIONAL SCREENING TOOL ON VASCULAR SURGICAL WARDS

Tewari N, Rodrigues J, Altaf N, Awad SBMJ Quality Improvement Reports 2013; u201374.w1122 DOI: 10.1136/bmjquality.u201374.w1122

A META-ANALYSIS OF RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIALS ON PREOPERATIVE ORAL CARBOHYDRATE TREATMENT IN ELECTIVE SURGERY

Awad S, Varadhan K, Ljungqvist O, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2013; 32:34-44

REGULATION OF FOOD INTAKE AFTER SURGERY AND THE GUT BRAIN AXIS

Tewari N, Awad S, Lobo DN. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care 2013; 16:569-575

METABOLIC-CONDITIONING TO ATTENUATE THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF PERIOPERATIVE FASTING AND IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

Awad S, Lobo DN. Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care 2012; 15(2):194-200

PERIOPERATIVE PERTURBATIONS IN CARNITINE METABOLISM ARE ATTENUATED BY PREOPERATIVE CARBOHYDRATE LOADING: ANOTHER MECHANISM BY WHICH PREOPERATIVE FEEDING MAY ATTENUATE DEVELOPMENT OF POSTOPERA

Awad S, Stephens F, Shannon C, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2012; 31(5): 717-20

A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED DOUBLE-BLIND STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF 1-LITER INTRAOPERATIVE INFUSIONS OVER 1 HOUR OF 4% SUCCINYLATED GELATINE (GELOFUSINE®) AND 6% HYDROXYETHYL STARCH (VOLUVEN®) ON BL

Awad S, Dharmavaram S, Wearn C, Dube M, Lobo DN. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2012; 109:168-176

MARKED CHANGES IN BODY COMPOSITION FOLLOWING NEOADJUVANT CHEMOTHERAPY FOR OESOPHAGOGASTRIC CANCER

Awad S, Tan BH, Cui H, Bhalla A, Fearon KCH, Parsons SL, Catton JA, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2012; 31: 74-77

ONE AND TWO-YEAR OUTCOMES AND PREDICTORS OF MORTALITY FOLLOWING EMERGENCY LAPAROTOMY: A CONSECUTIVE SERIES FROM A UNITED KINGDOM TEACHING HOSPITAL

Awad S, Herrod PJJ, Palmer R, Carty H, Abercrombie JF, Brooks A, de Beer T, Mole J, Lobo DN. World Journal of Surgery 2012; 36:2060-2070

A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMISED STUDY COMPARING ORAL 13C-BICARBONATE TRACER TECHNIQUE VERSUS INDIRECT CALORIMETRY FOR MEASUREMENT OF ENERGY EXPENDITURE IN ADULTS

Awad S, Cui H, Wright JW, Jackson S, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. eSPEN 2012; 7(1): e1-4

WHAT’S NEW IN PERIOPERATIVE NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT?

Awad S, Lobo DN. Current Opinion in Anesthesiology 2011; 24:339-348

A RANDOMIZED CROSSOVER STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF GLUTAMINE AND LIPID ON GASTRIC EMPTYING TIME OF A PREOPERATIVE CARBOHYDRATE DRINK

Awad S, Blackshaw PE, Wright JW, Macdonald IA, Perkins AC, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2011; 30: 165-171

A RANDOMIZED CROSSOVER STUDY OF THE METABOLIC AND HORMONAL RESPONSES FOLLOWING TWO PREOPERATIVE CONDITIONING DRINKS

Awad S, Fearon KCH, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. Nutrition 2011; 27: 938-942

MUCINS AND CD56 AS MARKERS OF TUMOUR INVASION AND PROGNOSIS IN PERIAMPULLARY CANCERS

Aloysius MM, Zaitoun AM, Awad S, Ilyas M, Rowlands BJ, Lobo DN. British Journal of Surgery 2010; 97:1269-1278

LATERAL THERMAL SPREAD: COMPARISON OF MONOPOLAR AND BIPOLAR DIATHERMY, THE HARMONIC SCALPEL™ AND THE LIGASURE™

Sutton PA, Awad S, Perkins AC, Lobo DN. British Journal of Surgery 2010; 97:428-433

CELLULAR MECHANISMS UNDERLYING THE PROTECTIVE EFFECTS OF PREOPERATIVE FEEDING: A RANDOMIZED STUDY INVESTIGATING MUSCLE AND LIVER GLYCOGEN CONTENT, MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION, GENE AND PROTEIN EXP

Awad S, Constantin-Teodosiu D, Constantin D, Rowlands BJ, Fearon KCH, Macdonald, IA, Lobo DN. Annals of Surgery 2010; 252: 247-253

THE EFFECTS OF FASTING AND REFEEDING WITH A ‘METABOLIC PRECONDITIONING’ DRINK ON SUBSTRATE RESERVES AND MITOCHONDRIAL FUNCTION

Awad S, Stephenson MC, Marciani L, Placidi, E, Constantin-Teodosiu D, Gowland PA, Spiller RC, Fearon KCH, Morris PG, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2010

HYPO- AND HYPERNATRAEMIA IN SURGICAL PATIENTS: IS THERE ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT?

Herrod PJJ, Awad S, Redfern A, Morgan L, Lobo DN. World Journal of Surgery 2010; 34:495-499

KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES OF SURGICAL TRAINEES TOWARDS NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT: FOOD FOR THOUGHT.

Awad S, Herrod PJJ, Forbes E, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2010; 29: 243-248

SHORT-TERM STARVATION AND MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION – A POSSIBLE MECHANISM LEADING TO POSTOPERATIVE INSULIN RESISTANCE

Awad S, Constantin-Teodosiu D, Macdonald IA, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2009; 28: 497-509

FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE: THE IMPACT OF GOAL DIRECTED TEACHING

Awad S, Allison SP, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2008; 27: 473-78

THE HISTORY OF 0.9% SALINE

Awad S, Allison SP, Lobo DN. Clinical Nutrition 2008; 27: 179-88

AN “ALL-COMERS” VENOUS DUPLEX SCAN POLICY FOR PATIENTS WITH LOWER LIMB VARICOSE VEINS ATTENDING A ONE-STOP VASCULAR CLINIC: IS IT JUSTIFIED?

Makris S, Karkos C, Awad S, London NJM. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2006; 32: 718-724

THE IMPACT OF DIABETES ON CURRENT REVASCULARIZATION PRACTICE AND CLINICAL OUTCOME IN PATIENTS WITH CRITICAL LOWER LIMB ISCHEMIA

Awad S, Karkos CSerracino-Inglott F, Cooper N, Butterfield JS, Ashleigh R, Nasim A. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery 2006