This is an incomplete list of publications by our surgeons. For a complete list of any particular surgeon, please contact us.


McColl RJ, McGahan CE, Cai E, Olson R, Cheung WY, Raval MJPhang TP, Karimuddin AA, Brown CJ. Impact of hospital volume on quality indicators for rectal cancer surgery in British Columbia, Canada. Am J Surg. 2017 Feb; 213(2): 388-394.

Brown CJRaval MJPhang PTKarimuddin AA. The surgical defect after transanal endoscopic microsurgery: open versus closed management. Surg Endosc. 2017 Mar; 31(3): 1078-1082.


Rackley TP, Ma RM, Brown CJ, Hay JH. Transanal local excision for patients with rectal cancer: can radiation compensate for what is perceived as a nondefinitive surgical approach? Dis Colon Rectum. 2016 Mar; 59(3):173-8.

Leon-Carlyle M, Brown JA, Hamm J, Phang PTRaval MJBrown CJ. The accuracy of endorectal ultrasound in staging rectal lesions in patients undergoing transanal endoscopic microsurgery. Am J Surg. 2016 Sept; 212(2): 455-60.

Loree JM, Javaheri KR, Lefresne SV, Speers CH, Ruan JY, Chang JT, Brown CJ, Kennecke HF, Olson RA, Cheung WY. Impact of travel distance and urban-rural status on the multidisciplinary management of rectal cancer. J Rural Health. 2016 Oct; [epub ahead of print].

Al-Maawali AKS, Nguyen P, Phang PT. Modern treatments and stem cell therapies for perianal Crohn's fistulas. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Nov; [epub].


Aird LN, Bristol SG, Phang PT, Raval MJ, Brown CJ. Randomized double-blind trial comparing the cosmetic outcome of cutting diathermy versus scalpel for skin incisions. Br J Surg 2015;102:489-94.

Ghuman A, Chan T, Karimuddin AA, Brown CJ, Raval MJ, Phang PT. Surgical site infection rates following implementation of a colorectal closure bundle in elective colorectal surgeries. Dis Colon Rectum. 2015 Nov; 58(11):1078-82.


Moore SE, McGrail KM, Peterson S, Raval MJ, Karimuddin AA, Phang PT, Bressler B, Brown CJ, Infliximab in ulcerative colitis: the impact of preoperative treatment on rates of colectomy and prescribing practices in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Jan;57(1):83-90

Brown CJ, Achkar JP, Bressler BL, Maclean AR, Remzi FH; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group. Canadian Association of General Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgeons and the American Society of Colorectal Surgeons Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery - colorectal surgery. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Feb;57(2):278-81.

Heidary B, Phang TP, Raval MJ, Brown CJ. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: a review. Can J Surg. 2014 Apr;57(2):127-138.

Gresham G, Renouf DJ, Chan M, Kennecke HF, Lim HJ, Brown C, Cheung WY. Association between palliative resection of the primary tumor and overall survival in a population-based cohort of metastatic colorectal cancer patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Nov;21(12):3917-23.

Chiu A, Chan HT, Brown CJ, Raval MJ, Phang PT. Failing to reverse a diverting stoma after lower anterior resection of rectal cancer. Am J Surg. 2014 May;207(5):708-11

Brown CJ, Boutros M, Morris A, Divino CM; CAGS/ACS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group. CAGS and ACS evidence based reviews in surgery. Is a diverting loop ileostomy and colonic lavage an alternative to colectomy for the treatment of severe Clostridium difficile-associated disease? Can J Surg 2014 Jun;57(3):214-6.

Snelgrove R, Brown CJ, O'Connor BI, Huang H, Victor JC, Gryfe R, MacRae H, Cohen Z, McLeod RS. Proctocolectomy for colorectal cancer--is the ileal pouch anal anastomosis a safe alternative to permanent ileostomy? Int J Colorectal Dis.2014 Dec;29(12):1485-91.


Griffith M, Mwenifumbo JC, Cheung PY, Paul JE, Pugh TJ, Tang MJ, Chittaranjan S, Morin RD, Asano JK, Ally AA, Miao L, Lee A, Chan SY, Taylor G, Severson T, Hou YC, Griffith OL, Cheng GS, Novik K, Moore R, Luk M, Owen D, Brown CJ, Morin GB, Gill S, Tai IT, Marra MA. Novel mRNA isoforms and mutations of uridine monophosphate synthetase and 5-fluorouracil resistance in colorectal cancer. Pharmacogenomics J. 2013 Apr;13(2):148-58.

Alipour S, Kennecke HF, Woods R, Lim HJ, Speers C, Brown CJ, Gill S, Renouf DJ, Cheung WY. Body mass index and body surface area and their associations with outcomes in stage II and III colon cancer. J Gastrointest Cancer. 2013 Jun;44(2):203-10.

Planting A, Phang PT, Raval MJ, Brown CJ. Transanal endoscopic microsurgery: impact on fecal incontinence and quality of life. Can J Surg. 2013 Aug;56(4):243-8.

Ahmadi N, Dubois L, McKenzie M, Brown CJ, Maclean AR, McLeod RS. Role of Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery in teaching critical appraisal skills and in journal clubs. Can J Surg. 2013 Aug;56(4):E98-E102.

Faulds J, McGahan CE, Phang PT, Raval MJ, Brown CJ. Differences between referred and nonreferred patients in cancer research. Can J Surg. 2013 Oct;56(5):E135-41.

Sidhu RS, Halwani Y, Brown CJ, Hameed M Doyle J and Pachev G. Assessing residents’ surgical skills in the operating room: utility of a universal global rating scale. Am J Surg 2013 (in press)

Raval MJ. Evidence-based reviews in surgery group. Clinical review of: HPV vaccine against HPV infection and anal cancer. Dis Colon Rectum 2013;56:1105-7.


Ahmadi N, McKenzie ME, Maclean A, Brown CJ, Mastracci T, McLeod RS; Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery Steering Group. Teaching evidence based medicine to surgery residents-is journal club the best format? A systematic review of the literature. J Surg Educ. 2012 Jan-Feb;69(1):91-100.

Brown CJ, Gallinger S, Church J; Members of the Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery Group. Long-term effects of aspirin on colorectal cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Jun;214(6):1023-6.

Aird LN, Brown CJ. Systematic review and meta-analysis of electrocautery versus scalpel for surgical skin incisions. Am J Surg. 2012 Aug;204(2):216-21.

Aslani N, Lobo-Prabhu K, Heidary B, Phang T, Raval MJ, Brown CJ. Outcomes of laparoscopic colon cancer surgery in a population-based cohort in British Columbia: are they as good as the clinical trials? Am J Surg. 2012 Oct;204(4):411-5.

Kennecke H, Lim H, Woods R, McGahan CE, Hay J, Raval MJ, Johal B. Outcomes of unselected patients with pathologic T3N0 rectal cancer. Radiother Oncol 2012;105:214-9.


Krajewski S, Brown J, Phang PT, Raval M, Brown CJ. Impact of computed tomography of the abdomen on clinical outcomes in patients with acute right lower quadrant pain: a meta-analysis. Can J Surg. 2011 Feb;54(1):43-53.

Phang PT, Woods R, Brown CJ, Raval M, Cheifetz R, Kennecke H. Effect of systematic education courses on rectal cancer treatments in a population. Am J Surg. 2011 May;201(5):635-9.

Brown CJ, Finlayson SR, Taylor MC; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group. CAGS and ACS Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery. Access to emergency operative care: a comparative study between the Canadian and American health care systems. Can J Surg. 2011 Dec;54(6):403-6.


Chan TW, Brown CJ, Ho CC, Gill S: Primary tumor resection in patients presenting with metastatic colorectal cancer: analysis of a provincial population-based cohort. Am J Clin Oncol. 2010 Feb;33(1):52-5.

Prabhu-Lobo K, Enns R, Brown CJ: Intermittent obstruction resulting from multiple intestinal webs. Can J Gastro February 2010, Volume 24 Issue 2: 101-102.

Maizlin Z, Brown CJ, Phang PT, Brown JA: Can CT replace MRI in pre-operative assessment of the circumferential resection margin in rectal cancer? Dis Colon Rectum 2010 Mar;53(3):308-14.

Chung W, Ko D, Sun C, Raval MJ, Brown CJ, Phang PT. Outcomes of anal fistula surgery in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Surg. 2010 May;199(5):609-13.

Aslani N, Brown CJ. Hernia. Does mesh offer an advantage over tissue in the open repair of umbilical hernias? A systematic review and meta-analysis. 2010 Oct;14(5):455-62.

Phang PT, McGahan CE, McGregor G, MacFarlane JK, Brown CJ, Raval MJ, Cheifetz R, Hay JH. Effects of change in rectal cancer management on outcomes in British Columbia. Can J Surg. 2010 Aug;53(4):225-31.

Brown C, Poritz L, Stephen W; Evidence Based Reviews in Surgery Group. Canadian Association of General Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgeons, and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons: evidence based reviews in surgery - colorectal surgery. Dis Colon Rectum. 2010 Apr;53(4):483-5.

Dodi G, Jongen J, de la Portilla F, Raval MJ, Altomare DF, Lehur P-A. A non comparative, multicenter study to evaluate efficacy and safety of NASHA/Dx gel for the treatment of fecal incontinence. Gastro Res Pract vol. 2010, Article ID 467136, 10 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/467136

Phang PT, Cheifetz RE, Brown CJ, Raval MJ. Revisiting rectal cancer management in British Columbia. BCMJ 2010;52:510-13.


Maniate JM, Karimuddin A, A set of principles, developed by residents, to guide Canadian residency education. Acad Med. 2009 Nov;84(11):1527-32

Brown CJ, Garcia-Aguilar J, Phang PT; Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery Group. Canadian Association of General Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgeons, and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons: evidence-based reviews in surgery--colorectal surgery. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Jan;52(1):1-3.

Devon KM, Brown CJ, Burnstein M, McLeod RS. Cancer of the anus complicating perianal Crohn's disease. Dis Colon Rectum. 2009 Feb;52(2):211-6.

Chung W, Kazemi P, Ko D, Sun C, Brown CJ, Raval M, Phang T: Anal fistula plug and fibrin glue versus conventional treatment in repair of complex anal fistulas. Am J Surg. 2009 May;197(5):604-8.

Aird L, Tiwari P, Brown CJ: Midgut Volvulus in the Adult Patient. Can J Surg 2009 Aug; 52(4): 343-4.

Raval MJ, Evidence-Based Reviews in Surgery Group. Methodological review: Defunctioning stoma reduces anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection of rectum for cancer. Dis Colon Rectum 2009;52:1-3.


Brown CJ, Jaffer H, Jaffer N, Burul C, McLeod RS: Spinal epidural abscess as a complication of inflammatory bowel disease – report of two cases and review of the literature. Can J Gastroenterol 2008 Feb;22(2):177-80.

Brown CJ and Raval MJ: Advances in minimally invasive surgery in the treatment of colorectal cancer. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2008; 8(1):111-23.

Hogan BA, Brown CJ, Brown JA: Cecal volvulus in pregnancy: report of a case and review of the safety and utility of medical diagnostic imaging in the assessment of the acute abdomen during pregnancy. Emerg Radiol, 2008 Mar; 15(2):127-31.

Murata A, Brown CJ, Raval M, Phang PT: Impact of short-course radiotherapy and low anterior resection on quality of life and bowel function in primary rectal cancer. Am J Surg. 2008 May;195(5):611-5; discussion 615.

Brown CJ, Fenech DS, McLeod RS: Reconstructive techniques after rectal resection for rectal cancer. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008 Apr 16;(2):CD006040.

Rouse HC, Godoy MCB, Lee W-K, Phang PT, Brown CJ, Brown JA: Imaging findings of unusual anorectal and perirectal pathology: a multi-modality approach. Clinical radiology 2008;63(12):1350-60.


Brown CJ, Dubreill D, Santoro L, Liu M, O’Connor B, McLeod RS: Lateral internal sphincterotomy is superior to topical nitroglycerin for healing chronic anal fissure and does not compromise long-term fecal continence: 6 year follow up of a multi-center randomized controlled trial. Dis Colon Rectum, 2007 Apr;50(4):442-8.

Harvey A, Nixon J, Zhang H, Brown CJ: Comparison of data extraction from standardized versus traditional narrative operative reports for database related research and quality control. Surgery 2007 June; 141(6):708-14.

Maizlin ZV, Mason AC, Brown CJ, Brown JA: CT findings of normal and inflamed appendix in groin hernia. Emerg Radiol 2007 June; 14(2):97-100.

Brown CJ: Strictureplasty in Crohn’s disease. Op Tech in Gen Surg 2007

Raval MJ, Schnitzler M, O’Connor BI, Cohen Z, McLeod RS. Improved outcome due to increased experience and individualized management of leaks after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis. Ann Surg 2007;246:763-70.


Maniate J, Karimuddin A, Do As I Say, Not As I Do? RCPSC Outlook, 2006, Winter; 2(4):14-15

Evaluating learning and knowledge retention after a continuing medical education course on total mesorectal excision for surgeons. R Cheifetz, PT Phang. Am J Surg 2006; 191: 687-690.

A prospective analysis of microsatellite instability as a molecular marker in colorectal cancer: commentary. PT Phang. Am J Surg 2006; 191: 651.

Ex vivo sentinel lymph node mapping in colon cancer: improving the accuracy of pathologic staging? J Smith, H Hwang, KW Wiseman, D Filipenko, PT Phang. Am J Surg 2006; 191: 665-668.

Self-assessment during a 2-day laparoscopic colectomy course: can surgeons judge how well they are learning new skills? R Sidhu, E Vikis, R Cheifetz, PT Phang. Am J Surg 2006; 191: 677-681

CAGS evidence based reviews: The timing of elective colectomy in diverticulitis – a decision analysis. R McLeod, PT Phang, S Wexner. Can J Surg 2006; 49: 212-213.


Karimuddin A., Competency is more than good exam results – using the FITER., RCPSC Outlook, 2005, Apr; 2(1):14-15

Brown CJ, MacLean AR, Asano T, O’Conner B, MacRae H, Cohen Z and McLeod RS Crohn’s disease and indeterminate colitis and the ileal pouch anal anastomosis – outcomes and patterns of failure. Dis Colon Rectum 2005 Aug;48(8):1542-9.

Raval MJ, Attard JA, Sigalet DL, Afrouzian M, Martin GR, Buie WD. The effects of systemic hypoxia on colon anastomotic healing: An animal model. Dis Colon Rectum 2005;48:1460-70.


Brown CJ, Falck VB and MacLean AR Angiosarcoma of the colon – case report and review of the literature. Dis Col Rectum Dec 2004;47(12): 2202-7.


Marschall J, Karimuddin A, Nechala P., Soft tissue case 50. Colonic gallstone ileus., Can J Surg. 2003 Apr;46(2):123, 152

Richard CS, Phang PT, McLeod RS. Need for preoperative radiation in rectal cancer. Can J Surg 2003; 46: 54-57.

PT Phang, J MacFarlane, RH Taylor, R Cheifetz, N Davis, J Hay, G McGregor, C Speers, A Coldman: Effect of emergent presentation on outcome from rectal cancer management. Am J Surg 2003, 185: 450 - 454.

PT Phang, J MacFarlane, RH Taylor, R Cheifetz, N Davis, J Hay, G McGregor, C Speers, B Sullivan, J Pitts, A Coldman: Practice patterns and appropriateness of care for rectal cancer management in BC. BC Med J 2003; 45: 324-329.

D Malfair, JA Brown, PT Phang: Preoperative rectal cancer imaging. BC Med J 2003; 45: 259-261.

PT Phang, J Law, E Toy, C Speers, A Coldman: Audit of rectal cancer pathology in BC. BC Med J 2003; 45: 319-323.

PT Phang, T Strack, B Poole: Proposal to improve rectal cancer outcomes in BC. BC Med J 2003; 45: 330-335.

JFM Oosthuizen, PT Phang, D Gouthro. Surgical blood use in a Canadian hospital – did Krever have an effect? Can Soc Transfusion Med Bulletin 2003; 15: 80-89.

PT Phang: TME techniques. Can J Surg 2004; 47: 130-137.


Marschall J, Karimuddin A, Hayes P., Soft-tissue case 44. Recurrent epiploic appendagitis., Can J Surg. 2002 Apr;45(2):93, 154-5

W. Douglas Wong, Susan M. Congilosi, Michael P. Spencer, Marvin L. Corman, Frank G. Opelka, Marcus Burnstein, Juan J. Nogueras, H. Randolph Bailey, Jose Manuel Devesa, Robert D. Fry, Elisa Birnbaum, James W. Fleshman, Mallory A. Lawrence, M.D. W. Donald Buie, John Heine, Peter S. Edelstein, Sharon Gregorcyk, Paul Antoine Lehur, Francis Michot, P. Terry Phang, David J. Schoetz, Fabio Potenti, Josephine Y. Tsai: The Safety and Efficacy of the Artificial Bowel Sphincter for Fecal Incontinence – Results of a Prospective, Multicenter Trial. Dis Colon Rectum 2002; 45: 1139-1153.

Ciaran F. Keogh, Jacqueline A. Brown, P.Terry Phang. Linitus Plastica of the Rectum: Utility of TRUS. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2002; 21: 103-6.

R Simons, A Kirkpatrick, S Kasic, L Appleton, PT Phang, L Vertesi: Relative importanct of designation and accreditation of trauma centres during evolution of a regional trauma system. J Trauma, 2002; 52: 84-86.

Brown JA. Phang PT. Enns R. Butchart MK. Filipenko JD. Mason AC. Cooperberg PL. Computed tomography to detect body packing: an unusual cause of small bowel obstruction. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 2002; 53(2):84-6.

PT Phang, J MacFarlane, RH Taylor, R Cheifetz, N Davis, J Hay, G McGregor, C Speers, B Sullivan, J Pitts, A Coldman: Effects of positive resection margin and tumor distance from anus on rectal cancer treatment outcomes. Am J Surg 2002, 183: 504-508


Marschall JG, Karimuddin A.A., Decline in popularity of general surgery as a career choice in North America: review of postgraduate residency training selection in Canada, 1996-2001. World J Surg. 2003 Mar;27(3):249-52.

Ma R, Phang PT: Result of curative surgery with postoperative chemoradiation for rectal adenocarcinoma in British Columbia, 1985-94. CJS 2001, 44: 377-382

KT Alscher, PT Phang, KR Walley, Enteral feeding decreases gut apoptosis, permeability, and lung inflammation during murine endotoxemia. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2001; 281: G569-G576

Brown CJ and Buie WD Perioperative stress dose steroids: are they necessary? J Am Coll Surg, Dec 2001;193(6):678-86.


Dodek PM, Phang PT: Initial management of trauma by a trauma team: Effect on timeliness of care and mortality in a teaching hospital. Am J Med Quality 2000; 15:3-8

Brown J, Phang PT, Sullivan BJ, Mason AC: Cecocutaneous fistula after remote appendectomy. Canadian Journal of Radiology, 2000; 51: 20-22

McGregor GI, Phang PT, MacFarlane JK: Surgery for colorectal cancer - Current trends. BCMJ 2000; 42: 177-179


Phang PT, Rich T, Ronco JJ: A validation and comparison study of two metabolic monitors. J Paren Ent Nutr 1990; 14(3):259-261

Fenwick JC, Dodek PM, Ronco JJ, Wiggs B, Phang PT, Russell JA: Increased concentrations of plasma lactate predict pathologic dependence of oxygen consumption on oxygen delivery in patients with adult respiratory distress syndrome. J Crit Care 1990; 5(2):1-6.

Ronco JJ, Phang PT: Validation of an indirect calorimeter to measure oxygen consumption in the ranges seen in critically ill patients. J Crit Care 1991; 6(1):36-41

Kingston G, Phang PT, Leathly M: Increased incidence of nosocomial pneumonia in mechanically ventilated patients who have subclinical aspiration. Am J Surg 1991; 161(5):589-592

Ronco JJ, Phang PT, Wiggs BR, Walley KR, Fenwick JC, Russell JA: Oxygen consumption does not depend on oxygen delivery in the adult respiratory distress syndrome. Am Rev Resp Dis, June 1991, 143:1267-1273

Di Quinzio C, Phang PT: Treatment of perforated benign gastric ulcer in high risk patients. Can J Surg Feb 1992, 35(1):94-97

Jones PHJ, Ridgen JE, Phang PT, Birmingham CL: Thermogenic response to high and low polyunsaturated:saturated ratio fat in obesity. Metabolism, April 1992, 41(4):396-401

Segal J, Phang PT, Walley KR: Low-dose dopamine hastens the onset of gut ischemia in a porcine model of hemorrhagic shock. J Appl Physiol, 1992, 73(3):1159-64

Ronco JJ, Fenwick JC, Phang PT, Wiggs BR, Russell JA: 02 consumption does not depend on 02 delivery in criticaly ill septic patients. Am Rev Resp Dis 1992, 147:25-31

Skarsgard ED, Phang PT, Belzberg A, Russell JA: Evaluation of myocardial injury by radionuclide angiography following penetrating cardiac trauma. Can J Surg 1993, 36(5): 425-430

Phang PT, Russell JA: When does oxygen consumption depend on oxygen delivery? Respiratory Care 1993 ; 38(6): 618-30

Ronco JJ, Fenwick JC, Wiggs BR, Phang PT, Russell JA, Tweeddale MG: Oxygen consumption is independent of increases in oxygen delivery by dobutamine in septic patients who have normal or increased plasma lactate. Am Rev Resp Dis 1993; 147: 25-31

Ronco JJ, Fenwick JC, Tweeddale MG, Wiggs BR, Phang PT, Cooper JA, Cunningham KF, Russell JA, Walley KR: Identification of the critical oxygen delivery for anaerobic metabolism in critically ill septic and nonseptic humans. JAMA, 1993; 270(14): 1724-1730

Ronco JJ, Belzberg A, Phang PT, Walley KR, Dodek PM, Russell JA: No differences in hemodynamics, ventricular function and oxygen delivery and consumption between septic and nonseptic patients who have adult respiratory distress syndrome. Crit Care Med 1994, 22:777-782

Phang PT, Cunningham KF, Wiggs BR, Ronco JJ, Russell JA: Mathematical couplingexplains pathologic dependence of oxygen consumption on

Russell JA, Phang PT: The oxygen delivery/consumption controversy: Approaches to management of the critically ill. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 1994; 149:533-537

Cunningham K, Aeberhardt L, Wiggs B, Phang PT: Interpretation of indirect calorimetry results for measuring energy expenditure. Am J Surg, 1994; 167:547-549

Vestrup JA, Phang PT, Vertesi L, Wing PC, Hamilton NE: The utility of a multi-centre regional trauma registry. J Trauma 1994; 37: 375-378

Dubois B, Phang PT: Penetrating trauma: Dealing with the obvious and the obscure. Can J Diagnosis 1994, 11(10): 63-73

Cleator IGM, Litwin D, Phang PT, Brosseuk DT, Rae AJ: Laparoscopic ileogastrostomy. Obesity Surgery 1994, 4: 358-60

Birmingham CL, Jones P, Orphanidou C, Bakan R, Cleator IGM, Goldner EM, Phang PT: The reliability of bioelectric impedance analysis for measuring changes in the bodycomposition of patients with anorexia nervosa. Int J Eating Disorders 1996, 19(3): 311-315

Phang PT, Aeberhardt L: Effect of parenteral nutrition on body composition in ICU patients. Can J Surg 1996, 39(3): 212-219

Gow K, Phang PT, Haley L: Validity of visual inspection of diagnostic peritoneal lavage fluid. Can J Surg 1996, 39(2): 114-119

Humer MF, Phang PT, Friesen BP, Allard MF, Goddard CM, Walley KR: Endotoxin induced microvascular dysfunction impairs gut oxygen extraction in pigs. J Appl Physiol 1996; 81: 895-904

Rudston-Brown BCD, MacLennan D, Warriner B, Phang PT. Effect of subcutaneous CO2 insufflation on arterial PaCO2 in pigs. Am J Surgery 1996, 171: 460-463

Phang PT. Pathologic dependence of the clinical VO2-DO2 relationship: a con? Reanimation Urgences 1996; 5: 196-199

Brown G, Frankel D, Phang PT: Methylene blue infusion for septic shock. Case report. Postgraduate Medical Journal 1996, 72: 612-624

Macdougall DE, Jones PJH, Kitts DD, Phang PT: Effect of butter compared with tallow consumption on postprandial oxidation of myristic and palmitic acids. Am J Clin Nutrition 1996; 63: 918-924

Macdougall DE, Jones PJH, Vogt J, Phang PT, Kitts DD: Utilization of myristic and palmitic acid in humans fed different dietary fats. Europ J Clin Invest 1996; 26: 755-62

Su W, Jones PJ, Cleator IG, Phang PT, Birmingham CL: Determinants of weight loss following ileogastrostomy. Int J Obesity & Related Metabolic Dis 1996; 20: 481-487

OF Bathe, B Rudston-Brown, AWC Chow, PT Phang: Gut is not a source of cytokines in a porcine model of endotoxicosis. Surgery1996; 120: 522-533

Axler O, Tousignant C, Thompson CR, Dall'ava-Santucci J, Phang PT, Russell JA, Walley KR: Comparison of transesophageal echocardiographic, Fick, and thermodilution cardiac output in critically ill patients. J Crit Care 1996. 11: 109-116

Axler O, Thompson CR, Walley KR, Tousignant C, Verburgt L, Phang PT, Russell JA: Small hemodynamic effect of typical rapid volume infusions in critically ill patients. Crit Care Med 1997; 25: 965-970

Phang PT, Wong WDW: The use of endoluminal ultrasound for malignant and benign anorectal diseases. Current Opinion in Gastroenterology 1997, 13(1): 47-53

Rudston-Brown B, Draper PN, Warriner B, Phang PT: Effect of venous gas embolism in a porcine model - Comparison of carbon dioxide and helium. Can J Anesth 1997; 44: 1102-1107

Pilon C, Leathly M, London, McLean S, Phang PT, Priestley, Rosenberg F, Singer J, Anis A, Dodek PM: Practice guidelines for arterial blood gas measurement in the intensive care unit decreases numbers and increases appropriateness of tests. Crit Care Med 1997, 25(8): 1308-1313

OF Bathe, AWC Chow, PT Phang: Splanchnic origin of cytokines in a porcine model of mesenteric ischemia-reperfusion. Surgery 1998; 123: 79-88

Giffen DM, Gow KW, Warriner CB, Walley KR, Phang PT: Oxygen uptake during peritoneal ventilation in a porcine model of hypoxemia. Critical Care Medicine 1998, 26:1564-1568.

Phang PT, Hain JM, Perez-Ramirez JJ, Madoff RD, Gemlo BT: Closing the loop: Techniques and complications of ileostomy takedown. Am J Surg 1999; 177:463-466

Bathe OF, Rudston-Brown B, Chow AWC, Phang PT: The liver as a focus of impaired oxygenation and cytokine production in a porcine model of endotoxicosis. Critical Care Medicine 1998, 26:1698-1706.

Gow KW, Phang PT, Tebbutt-Speirs SM, English JC, Allard MF, Goddard CM, Walley KR: Effect of crystalloid resuscitation on oxygen extraction in endotoxemic pigs. J Appl Physiol 1998, 85(5): 1667-1675

Walley KR, Friesen BP, Humer MF, Phang PT: Small bowel tonometry is more accurate than gastrictonometry. J Appl Physiol 1998, 85(5): 1770-1777

Granton J, Walley KR, Phang PT, Russell JA, Lichtenstein S: Assessment of three methods to reduce the influence of mathematical coupling on oxygen consumption and delivery relationships. Chest 1998, 113:1347-1355

Baird J, Phang PT: Hemodynamic and ventilatory effects of retroperitoneal insufflation in a porcine model. Am J Surg 1999; 177:164-166

Raval MJ. Five months and counting. BCMJ 1997;39:650-1.

Raval MJ, Lund AJ. The mentorship experience. BCMJ 1997;39:532.

Lund AJ, Raval MJ. An alternative proposal. BCMJ 1997;39:236-9.

Chew BH, Lund AJ, Raval MJ. Students’ opinion of the new curriculum. Education Matters 1997;3.

Raval MJ, Chew BH. Medical students prepare exams for the new curriculum. Education Matters 1996;2.

Raval MJ, Lund AJ, Ip J. Introductory clinical handbook for medical students. 1997. (UBC Press).

Raval MJ, The effects of tenotomy on programmed cell death of myofibers in the red-eared turtle, Pseudemys scripta elegans. January 1993 – May 1994. (Bachelor’s Thesis). Supervisor: PR Lennard


Phang PT, Keough KMW: Inhibition of pulmonary surfactant by plasma from normal adults and from patients having cardiopulmonary bypass. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1986; 91(2):248-251

Phang PT, Swinamer DL, Eccles R, Lunt JA, Allen P, Jeejeebhoy KN, Belcastro A, King E: Muscle function testing and 31-P NMR spectroscopy in fasted healthy volunteers. J Crit Care 1987; 2(3):156-161

Passerini L, Phang PT, Jackson FL, Costerton JW, King EG: Biofilms on flow-directed right heart catheters. Chest 1987; 92(3):440-446

Swinamer DL, Phang PT, Jones RL, Grace M, King EG: Effect of routine analgesia on energy expenditure in critically ill patients. Chest 1988; 92(1):4-10

Phang PT, Passerini L, Mielke B, Berendt R, King EG: Brain hemorrhage associated with methanol poisoning. Critical Care Medicine 1988; 16(2):137-140

Keough KMW, Parsons CS, Phang PT, Tweeddale MG: Interactions between plasma proteins and pulmonary surfactants: surface balance studies. Can J Physiol Pharmacol 1988; 66:1166-1173.

Swinamer DL, Fedoruk LM, Jones RL, Chin WDN, Phang PT, Hamilton SM, King EG: Energy expenditure associated with CPAP and T-piece spontaneous ventilatory trials following prolonged mechanical ventilation. Chest 1989; 96(4):867-872.