This section contains all our publications for the past 30 years.

1. Beddy P, Ridgway PF, Tierney S, Geoghegan T, Torreggiani WC, Feeley TM. Trans-catheter Thrombin Occlusion of a Massive Splenic Artery Aneurysm. EJVES Extra 2005; 10: 92-4.

2. Beddy P, Ridgway PF, Beddy D, Clarke E, Traynor O, Tierney S. Defining useful surrogates for user participation in online medical learning. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 2009; 14(4): 567-74.

3. Broe D, Ridgway PF, Johnson S, Tierney S, Conlon KC. Construct validation of a novel hybrid surgical simulator. Surg Endosc 2006; 20(6): 900-4.

4. Broe D, Ridgway PF, Tierney S, Feeley TM. Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms in Patients with Chronic Allograft Nephropathy. EJVES Extra 2006; 11: 36-9.

5. Byrne SC, Egan B, Tierney S, Feeley M. Takayasu's arteritis. Ir Med J 2008; 101(10): 320.

6. Cox M, Madhavan P, Feeley TM. Primary repair of ruptured aortitis. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1998; 15(5): 454-5.

7. Crerand S, Feeley TM, Waldron RP, et al. Colorectal carcinoma over 30 years at one hospital: no evidence for a shift to the right. Int J Colorectal Dis 1991; 6(4): 184-7.

8. Davies MG, Feeley TM, Moore DJ, Shanik GD. Home parenteral nutrition using a totally implanted subcutaneous venous access device. Br J Clin Pract 1990; 44(12): 750.

9. Davies MG, Feeley TM, O'Malley MK, Colgan MP, Moore DJ, Shanik GD. Infrainguinal polytetrafluoroethylene grafts: saved limbs or wasted effort? A report on ten years' experience. Ann Vasc Surg. United States; 1991: 519-24.

10. Dillon MF, Carr CJ, Feeley TMF, Tierney S. Impact of the informed consent process on patients' understanding of varicose veins and their treatment. Ir J Med Sci 2005; 174(3): 23-7.

11. Donnelly M, Tierney S, Feeley TM. Anatomical variation at the saphenofemoral junction. Br J Surg 2005; 92(3): 322-5.

12. Egan BM. Comments regarding ‘Infrainguinal Bypass for Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease: When Arms Save Legs’. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; 43(1): 54.

13. Egan BM, Abdih H, Kelly CJ, Condron C, Bouchier-Hayes DJ. Effect of intravenous taurine on endotoxin-induced acute lung injury in sheep. Eur J Surg 2001; 167(8): 575-80.

14. Egan BM, Bouchier-Hayes DJ, Condron C, Kelly CJ, Abdih H. Taurolidine attenuates the hemodynamic and respiratory changes associated with endotoxemia. Shock 2002; 17(4): 308-11.

15. Egan BM, Chen G, Kelly CJ, Bouchier-Hayes DJ. Taurine attenuates LPS-induced rolling and adhesion in rat microcirculation. J Surg Res. United States: 2000 Academic Press.; 2001: 85-91.

16. Egan B, O'Byrne JM, O'Farrell D, et al. Orthopaedic complications following cardiac transplantation. Ir Med J 1996; 89(1): 26-7.

17. Egan B, Donnelly M, Bresnihan M, Tierney S, Feeley M. Neovascularization: an "innocent bystander" in recurrent varicose veins. J Vasc Surg 2006; 44(6): 1279-84.

18. Eguare E, Tierney S, Barry MC, Grace PA. Management of head injury in a regional hospital. Ir J Med Sci 2000; 169(2): 103-6.

19. Eguare E, Tierney S, Maher R, et al. Demands for vascular access in a renal dialysis unit: implications for a regional vascular unit. Ir J Med Sci 2006; 175(1): 24-8.

20. Feeley TM, Clanachan AS, Scott GW. The effects of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide on the motility of human and guinea pig gallbladder. Can J Physiol Pharmacol 1984; 62(4): 356-9.

21. Feeley TM, Leen EJ, Colgan MP, Moore DJ, Hourihane DO, Shanik GD. Histologic characteristics of carotid artery plaque. J Vasc Surg. United States; 1991: 719-24.

22. Feeley TM, Longe LG, Ellis W. Results of surgery for prolapsed intervertebral disc. Ir Med J 1984; 77(3): 72-4.

23. Feeley TM, McFarlane DE, Devlin HB. Acute appendicitis: are any investigations cost effective? Ir Med J 1982; 75(12): 475-6.

24. Feeley TM, O'Higgins N. An atypical case of abdominal actinomycosis. Ir Med J 1983; 76(9): 387.

25. Feeley TM, Peel AL, Devlin HB. Mastectomy and its consequences. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1982; 284(6324): 1246.

26. Feeley TM, Rosenberg IL. Malignant change in fistula-in-ano. Ir Med J 1984; 77(10): 326.

27. Fenlon HM, Phelan NC, O'Sullivan P, Tierney S, Gorey T, Ennis JT. Benign versus malignant breast disease: comparison of contrast-enhanced MR imaging and Tc-99m tetrofosmin scintimammography. Radiology 1997; 205(1): 214-20.

28. Fenlon HM, Phelan N, Tierney S, Gorey T, Ennis JT. Tc-99m tetrofosmin scintigraphy as an adjunct to plain-film mammography in palpable breast lesions. Clin Radiol 1998; 53(1): 17-24.

29. Fitzgerald E, Feeley TM, Tierney S. Current treatments for axillary hyperhidrosis. Surgeon 2004; 2(6): 311-4, 60.

30. Flynn R, Geraghty JG, Keogh B, Feeley TM. Rare presentation of gastric leiomyosarcoma. Postgrad Med J 1991; 67(788): 589-90.

31. Geoghegan T, Persaud T, #39, Grady H, Tierney S, Torreggiani WC. Aorto-caval fistula. Hosp Med 2005; 66(7).

32. Gethin G, Byrne D, Tierney S, Strapp H, Cowman S. Prevalence of lymphoedema and quality of life among patients attending a hospital-based wound management and vascular clinic. Int Wound J 2012; 9(2): 120-5.

33. Gibbons JP, Nugent E, O'Donohoe N, et al. Experience with botulinum toxin therapy for axillary hyperhidrosis and comparison to modelled data for endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy - A quality of life and cost effectiveness analysis. Surgeon 2015.

34. Gibbons JP, Nugent E, Tierney S, Kavanagh D. Implementation of a surgical handover tool in a busy tertiary referral centre: a complete audit cycle. Ir J Med Sci 2015.

35. Gill KP, Feeley TM, Keane FB. Toxic megacolon and perforation caused by Salmonella. Br J Surg 1989; 76(8): 796.

36. Good DW, Chalabi HA, Hameed F, Egan B, Tierney S, Feeley TM. Popliteo-pedal bypass surgery for critical limb ischemia. Ir J Med Sci 2011; 180(4): 829-35.

37. Gorey TF, O'riordain MG, Tierney S, Buckley D, Fitzpatrick JM. Laparoscopic-assisted rectopexy using a novel hand-access port. J Laparoendosc Surg 1996; 6(5): 325-8.

38. Gorey TF, Tierney S, O'Riordain M, Buckley D, Gibbons N, Fitzpatrick JM. Case report: combined hand access with laparoscopic pneumoperitoneum in intraperitoneal adhesiolysis. Ir J Med Sci 1996; 165(4): 297-8.

39. Gulmann C, Egan B, Cottell D, Keane FB, Jeffers MD. Aberrant S100 expression in cutaneous malignant fibrous histiocytoma: a potential pitfall in diagnosis. Histopathology. England; 2002: 363-4.

40. Hassett S, Tierney S, Fitzgerald P, Leahy A, D B-H. Diagnosing deep venous thrombosis: a rapid bedside test. Journal of The Irish College of Physicians and Surgeons 1999; 28.

41. Havranek EG, Tierney S, Man WK, Scott-Coombes DM, Thompson JN. The role of fibrinolytic system proteins in cholesterol gallstone formation. Scand J Gastroenterol 1999; 34(5): 516-9.

42. Healy CF, Doyle M, Egan B, Hendrick B, O'Malley MK, O'Donohoe MK. Transfusion requirements and outcomes in patients undergoing abdominal aortic surgery using intra-operative cell salvage. Ir J Med Sci 2007; 176(1): 33-6.

43. Heskin L, Mansour E, Lane B, et al. The impact of a surgical boot camp on early acquisition of technical and nontechnical skills by novice surgical trainees. Am J Surg 2015.

44. Hetherington V, Shaikh F, Tierney S. The Future of Integrated Care in Ireland. In: Connor TO, ed. Integrated Care for Ireland in an International Context: Oaktree press; 2013.

45. Hseino H, Nugent E, Moneley D, Hill ADK, Tierney S. Skills transfer after proficiency-based bench model simulation training in saphenofemoral junction dissection. Journal of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland 2012; (36): 54-7.

46. Hseino H, Nugent E, Lee MJ, et al. Skills transfer after proficiency-based simulation training in superficial femoral artery angioplasty. Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare 2012; 7(5): 274-81.

47. Humphreys H, McHugh S, Dimitrov BD, Cowman S, Tierney S, Hill ADK. Web-based training to improve knowledge and change practice in preventing healthcare infection. Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America 2012; 33(6): 644-5.

48. Issa MM, Feeley TM, Beesley WH, Daly PA, Cullinane CJ. Haemangiosarcoma of the breast. Ir J Med Sci 1987; 156(2): 65.

49. Kalbassi MR, Tierney S, Grace PA, Burke PE. Regional vascular surgical units: a practical means of providing specialist services. Ir J Med Sci 2000; 169(2): 107-9.

50. Kiely PD, Tierney S, Barry M, Delaney PV, Drumm J, Grace PA. Infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis in a regional centre. Ir J Med Sci 2000; 169(2): 100-2.

51. Kingston R, Barry M, Tierney S, Drumm J, Grace P. Treatment of surgical patients is evidence-based. Eur J Surg 2001; 167(5): 324-30.

52. Kinsella JA, Tobin WO, Kavanagh GF, et al. Increased thrombin generation potential in symptomatic versus asymptomatic moderate or severe carotid stenosis and relationship with cerebral microemboli. Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry 2014.

53. Kinsella JA, Tobin WO, Kavanagh GF, et al. Increased endothelial activation in recently symptomatic versus asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis and in cerebral microembolic-signal-negative patient subgroups. European journal of neurology : the official journal of the European Federation of Neurological Societies 2014.

54. Kinsella JA, Tobin WO, Tierney S, et al. Increased platelet activation in early symptomatic vs. asymptomatic carotid stenosis and relationship with microembolic status: results from the Platelets and Carotid Stenosis Study. Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH 2013; 11(7): 1407-16.

55. Kinsella JA, Tobin WO, Tierney S, et al. Increased platelet activation in early symptomatic vs. asymptomatic carotid stenosis and relationship with microembolic status: results from the Platelets and Carotid Stenosis Study. J Thromb Haemost 2013; 11(7): 1407-16.

56. Leahy AL, McCollum PT, Feeley TM, et al. Duplex ultrasonography and selection of patients for carotid endarterectomy: plaque morphology or luminal narrowing? J Vasc Surg. United States; 1988: 558-62.

57. Leen EJ, Feeley TM, Colgan MP, et al. "Haemorrhagic" carotid plaque does not contain haemorrhage. Eur J Vasc Surg 1990; 4(2): 123-8.

58. Lennon F, Feeley TM, Clanachan AS, Scott GW. Effects of histamine receptor stimulation on diseased gallbladder and cystic duct. Gastroenterology. United States; 1984: 257-62.

59. Lillemoe K, Tierney S. The management of gastric smooth muscle tumors. In: Cameron J, ed. Current Surgical Therapy. 5 ed. St Louis, Mo USA: Mosby Year Books; 1996: 94-7 

60. Lipsett PA, Tierney S, Gordon TA, Perler BA. Carotid endarterectomy--is intensive care unit care necessary? J Vasc Surg 1994; 20(3): 403-9; discussion 9-10.

61. Lonergan PE, Mulsow J, Tanner WA, Traynor O, Tierney S. Residents' operative experience in general surgery programs. Ann Surg 2010; 251(1): 182; author reply -3.

62. Lonergan PE, Mulsow J, Tanner WA, Traynor O, Tierney S. Analysing the operative experience of basic surgical trainees in Ireland using a web-based logbook. BMC Med Educ 2011; 11: 70.

63. Madhavan P, Boyle T, Coyle J, et al. Cystic adventitial disease. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1998; 15(5): 456-8.

64. Maher M, Caldwell MP, Waldron R, et al. Staged resection or primary anastomosis for obstructing lesions to the left colon. Ir Med J 1996; 89(4): 138-9.

65. Mahon NG, Codd MB, O'Rorke C, Egan B, McCann HA, Sugrue DD. Management and outcome of acute myocardial infarction in older patients in the thrombolytic era. J Am Geriatr Soc 1999; 47(3): 291-4.

66. McCormick PH, Chen G, Tierney S, Kelly CJ, Bouchier-Hayes DJ. Clinically applicable thermal preconditioning attenuates leukocyte-endothelial interactions. J Am Coll Surg 2003; 197(1): 71-8.

67. McCormick PH, Tanner WA, Keane FB, Tierney S. Minimally invasive techniques in common surgical procedures: implications for training. Ir J Med Sci 2003; 172(1): 27-9.

68. McHugh SM, Corrigan MA, Dimitrov BD, et al. Assessing the sustainability of improved surgical infection prevention practices. The surgeon : journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland 2012; 10(5): 301-2.

69. McHugh SM, Corrigan MA, Dimitrov BD, et al. Preventing infection in general surgery: improvements through education of surgeons by surgeons. J Hosp Infect 2011; 78(4): 312-6.

70. McHugh SM, Corrigan MA, Dimitrov BD, et al. Role of patient awareness in prevention of peripheral vascular catheter-related bloodstream infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2011; 32(1): 95-6.

71. McHugh SM, Corrigan M, Dimitrov B, et al. A targeted e-learning program for surgical trainees to enhance patient safety in preventing surgical infection. J Contin Educ Health Prof 2010; 30(4): 257-9.

72. Mulsow JJ, Feeley TM, Tierney S. Beyond consent--improving understanding in surgical patients. Am J Surg 2012; 203(1): 112-20.

73. Murchan P, Sugrue ME, O'Malley MK, Feeley TM, Shanik DG, Moore DJ. A new technique for bilateral iliac vein and inferior vena cava reconstruction using reinforced polytetrafluoroethylene. Ann Vasc Surg. United States; 1990: 302-4.

74. Murphy CG, Butler JS, Green C, Egan BM, Sparkes J. Lower limb impalement injury with reinforced steel cables. Am Surg 2013; 79(2): E63-4.

75. Murphy JO, Sweeney KJ, O'Mahony JC, et al. Surgical informatics on the Internet: any improvement? Surgeon 2003; 1(3): 177-9.

76. Murphy SM, Donnelly M, Fitzgerald T, Tanner WA, Keane FB, Tierney S. Patients' recall of clinical information following laparoscopy for acute abdominal pain. Br J Surg 2004; 91(4): 485-8.

77. Murphy SM, Tierney S. A normal appendix found during diagnostic laparoscopy should not be removed (Br J Surg 2001;88:251-4). Br J Surg 2002; 89(5): 624; author reply 5.

78. Nason GJ, Strapp H, Kiernan C, et al. The cost utility of a multi-disciplinary foot protection clinic (MDFPC) in an Irish hospital setting. Irish journal of medical science 2013; 182(1): 41-5.

79. O Flynn E, Tierney S. The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland's collaboration with COSECSA. Journal of Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland 2014; 43: 42-4.

80. O Neill S, Tierney S. Learning technology and Surgical education. In: Berg M, ed. Cutting Edges in Surgical Training: Surgicon; 2013: 76-84.

81. O Neill SC, Nagle M, Baker JF, Rowan FE, Tierney S, Quinlan JF. An assessment of the readability and quality of elective orthopaedic information on the Internet. Acta orthopaedica Belgica 2014; 80(2): 153-60.

82. O'Donohoe MK, Murchan PM, Marks P, Feely J, Feeley TM. Endothelium derived relaxing factor is absent in experimental in situ vein grafts. Eur J Vasc Surg 1993; 7(2): 144-50.

83. O'Riordan JM, Fitzgerald E, Gowing C, O'Grady H, Feeley TM, Tierney S. Topical local anaesthetic (tetracaine) reduces pain from botulinum toxin injections for axillary hyperhidrosis. Br J Surg 2006; 93(6): 713-4.

84. Quinlan MR, Egan B, Feeley TM, Tierney S. Changing trends in surgical treatment of carotid disease in Ireland (1996-2003). Ir J Med Sci 2008; 177(3): 193-6.

85. Roche-Nagle G, Curran J, Bouchier-Hayes DJ, Tierney S. Risk-based evaluation of thromboprophylaxis among surgical inpatients: are low risk patients treated unnecessarily? Ir J Med Sci 2007; 176(3): 169-73.

86. Ryan S, O'Riordan JM, Tierney S, Conlon KC, Ridgway PF. Impact of a new electronic handover system in surgery. Int J Surg 2011; 9(3): 217-20.

87. Shaikh FM, Hurley A, Buckley O, Tierney S. Kommerell's diverticulum, right-sided aortic arch, and a hypoplastic left vertebral artery arising from the left common carotid artery. Journal of vascular surgery 2014; 60(4).

88. Sugrue ME, Carolan J, Leen EJ, Feeley TM, Moore DJ, Shanik GD. The use of infrared laser therapy in the treatment of venous ulceration. Ann Vasc Surg. United States; 1990: 179-81.

89. Tierney S, Lillemoe KD, HA P. Benign diseases of the biliary tree. In: Ritchie W, Steele GDJr, RH D, eds. General Surgery: Essentials of Practice. Philadelphia: JB Lippincott & Co; 1994: 175-99.

90. Tierney S, Aslam M, Rennie K, Grace P. Infrared optoelectronic volumetry, the ideal way to measure limb volume. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 1996; 12(4): 412-7.

91. Tierney S, Burke P, Fitzgerald P, et al. Ankle fracture is associated with prolonged venous dysfunction. Br J Surg 1993; 80(1): 36-8.

92. Tierney S, Fennessy F, Hayes DB. ABC of arterial and vascular disease. Secondary prevention of peripheral vascular disease. BMJ 2000; 320(7244): 1262-5.

93. Tierney S, Lillemoe KD, Pitt HA. The current management of common duct stones. Adv Surg 1995; 28: 271-99.

94. Tierney S, Nakeeb A, Wong O, et al. Progesterone alters biliary flow dynamics. Ann Surg 1999; 229(2): 205-9.

95. Tierney S, Pitt HA, Lillemoe KD. Physiology and pathophysiology of gallbladder motility. Surg Clin North Am 1993; 73(6): 1267-90.

96. Tierney S, Qian Z, Burrow C, Lipsett PA, Pitt HA, Lillemoe KD. Estrogen inhibits sphincter of Oddi motility. J Surg Res 1994; 57(1): 69-73.

97. Tierney S, Qian Z, Lipsett PA, Pitt HA, Lillemoe KD. Ethanol inhibits sphincter of Oddi motility. J Gastrointest Surg 1998; 2(4): 356-62.

98. Tierney S, Qian Z, Yung B, et al. Gender influences sphincter of Oddi response to cholecystokinin in the prairie dog. Am J Physiol 1995; 269(4 Pt 1): G476-80.

99. Tierney S, Russell JD, Walsh M, Folan-Curran J. Innervation of the rat tympanic membrane from the superior cervical and glossopharyngeal ganglia. J Anat 1993; 182 ( Pt 3): 355-60.

100. Tierney S, Lillemoe K, Pitt H. The current management of common duct stones. In: Cameron J, ed. Advances in Surgery. St Louis, Mo, USA: Mosby Year Books; 1995.

101. Tierney S, Nakeeb A, Reinhardt M, et al. Progesterone alters bile flow dynamics. Surgical Forum 1994; XLV: 141-3.

102. Tierney S, Pitt H. Choledocholithiasis and cholangitis In: Bell R, ed. Digestive Tract Surgery: A Text and Atlas. Philadelphia JB Lippincott & Co; 1996.

103. Tierney S, Pitt H, Lillemoe K. Gallbladder motility: Physiology and pathophysiology. Surgical Clinics of North America 1993 73: 1267-90.

104. Tierney S, Qian Z, Lipsett P, Pitt H, Lillemoe K. Gender influences sphincter of Oddi Motilty. Surgical Forum 1993; XLIV: 185-7 

105. Tierney S, Teehan S, F M, D BH, A L. Initial experience with aorto-uniiliac graft-stenting for endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. Journal of the Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons 1998; 27: 223-8.

106. Tobin WO, Kinsella JA, Coughlan T, et al. High on-treatment platelet reactivity on commonly prescribed antiplatelet agents following transient ischaemic attack or ischaemic stroke: results from the Trinity Antiplatelet Responsiveness (TRAP) study. European journal of neurology : the official journal of the European Federation of Neurological Societies 2013; 20(2): 344-52.

107. Tobin WO, Kinsella JA, Kavanagh GF, et al. Longitudinal assessment of thrombin generation potential in response to alteration of antiplatelet therapy after TIA or ischaemic stroke. Journal of neurology 2013; 260(2): 590-6.

108. Tobin WO, Kinsella JA, Kavanagh GF, et al. Longitudinal assessment of von Willebrand factor antigen and von Willebrand factor propeptide in response to alteration of antiplatelet therapy after TIA or ischaemic stroke. Journal of neurology 2014.

109. Tobin WO, Kinsella JA, Collins DR, et al. Enhanced ex vivo inhibition of platelet function following addition of dipyridamole to aspirin after transient ischaemic attack or ischaemic stroke: first results from the TRinity AntiPlatelet responsiveness (TrAP) study. Br J Haematol 2011; 152(5): 640-7.


110. Watson DP, Murphy PD, Feeley TM, Given F. Adenocarcinoma of the duodenum and iron deficiency anaemia. Ir Med J 1986; 79(5): 134.

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