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DSM staff profile

Professor Andre van Rij

PositionProfessor
DepartmentDepartment of Surgical Sciences (DSM)
QualificationsBMedSc MD(Otago) FRACS
Research summaryVascular and venous surgery
Memberships
  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Otago Medical School Research Society
  • Australasian Surgical Research Society
  • NZ Medical Association
  • Sigma XI
  • NZ Gastroenterology Society
  • Vascular Section, Royal Australian College of Surgeons
  • Australia and NZ Society of Vascular Surgery
  • NZ Society of Vascular Surgery
  • NZ Association of General Surgeons
  • Phlebology Society (Australia New Zealand chapter)
  • International Union of Angiology

Research

  • Vascular and venous surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Trace element metabolism
  • Surgical audit and outcome measures

Publications

Telomeres Mendalian Randomization Collaboration, including van Rij, A., & Jones, G. T. (2017). Association between telomere length and risk of cancer and non-neoplastic diseases: A Mendelian randomization study. JAMA Oncology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.5945

Jones, G. T., Tromp, G., Kuivaniemi, H., Gretarsdottir, S., Baas, A. F., Giusti, B., … Phillips, L. V., Williams, M. J. A., Wei, W., … Thomson, I., Krysa, J., Hill, G. B., Roake, J., Merriman, T. R., … van Rij, A., … Bown, M. J. (2017). Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for abdominal aortic aneurysm identifies four new disease-specific risk loci. Circulation Research, 120, 341-353. doi: 10.1161/circresaha.116.308765

Claridge, R., Arnold, S., Morrison, N., & van Rij, A. M. (2017). Measuring abdominal aortic diameters in routine abdominal computed tomography scans and implications for abdominal aortic aneurysm screening. Journal of Vascular Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.11.044

Thomas, K. N., van Rij, A. M., Lucas, S. J. E., & Cotter, J. D. (2017). Lower-limb hot-water immersion acutely induces beneficial hemodynamic and cardiovascular responses in peripheral arterial disease and healthy, elderly controls. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology, 312(3), R281-R291. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00404.2016

Thomas, K. N., van Rij, A. M., Lucas, S. J. E., Gray, A. R., & Cotter, J. D. (2016). Substantive hemodynamic and thermal strain upon completing lower-limb hot-water immersion: Comparisons with treadmill running. Temperature, 3(2), 286-297. doi: 10.1080/23328940.2016.1156215

Authored Book - Other

Australian & New Zealand Working Party on the Management and Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism, including van Rij, A. (2010). Prevention of venous thromboembolism: Best practice guidelines for Australia and New Zealand (5th ed.). Baulkham Hills, Australia: Health Education & Management Innovations.

Australian & New Zealand Working Party on the Management and Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism, including van Rij, A. (2007). Prevention of venous thromboembolism: Best practice guidelines for Australia and New Zealand (4th ed.). New South Wales, Australia: Health Education & Management Innovations, 18p.

Australian & New Zealand Working Party on the Management and Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism, including van Rij, A. (2005). Prevention of venous thromboembolism: Best practice guidelines for Australia and New Zealand (3rd ed.). Baulkham Hills, Australia: Health Education & Management Innovations, 20p.

National Working Party on Management and Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism, including van Rij, A. (2004). Diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism: Best practice guidelines for Australia and New Zealand. Australia: HEMI.

Green, A., van Rij, A. M., Watters, D., Dewan, P. A., Poxon, V., & Montgomery, P. (2002). Surgical audit and peer review, 72. New Zealand: Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Harris, J. P., May, J., & van Rij, A. (2015). History of aortic surgery in Australia and New Zealand. In R. Chiesa, G. Melissano, C. Setacci & A. Argenteri (Eds.), History of aortic surgery in the world. (pp. 398-403). Turin, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica.

van Rij, A. M., & Waxman, B. P. (1998). Surgical nutrition and metabolism. In Scott: An Aid to Clinical Surgery (6th Edition). (pp. 22-25). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

van Rij, A. M. (1998). Body water and electrolytes in surgery. In Scott: An Aid to Clinical Surgery (6th Edition). (pp. 14-21). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

van Rij, A. M. (1997). Surgical research in Dunedin. In E. R. Nye (Ed.), Medical Research in Otago 1922-1997 as protrayed by 75 years of the Proceedings of the University of Otago Medical School. (pp. 143-151). Dunedin: Otago Medical School Research Society.

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Journal - Research Article

Telomeres Mendalian Randomization Collaboration, including van Rij, A., & Jones, G. T. (2017). Association between telomere length and risk of cancer and non-neoplastic diseases: A Mendelian randomization study. JAMA Oncology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.5945

Thomas, K. N., van Rij, A. M., Lucas, S. J. E., & Cotter, J. D. (2017). Lower-limb hot-water immersion acutely induces beneficial hemodynamic and cardiovascular responses in peripheral arterial disease and healthy, elderly controls. American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology, 312(3), R281-R291. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00404.2016

Claridge, R., Arnold, S., Morrison, N., & van Rij, A. M. (2017). Measuring abdominal aortic diameters in routine abdominal computed tomography scans and implications for abdominal aortic aneurysm screening. Journal of Vascular Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2016.11.044

Jones, G. T., Tromp, G., Kuivaniemi, H., Gretarsdottir, S., Baas, A. F., Giusti, B., … Phillips, L. V., Williams, M. J. A., Wei, W., … Thomson, I., Krysa, J., Hill, G. B., Roake, J., Merriman, T. R., … van Rij, A., … Bown, M. J. (2017). Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for abdominal aortic aneurysm identifies four new disease-specific risk loci. Circulation Research, 120, 341-353. doi: 10.1161/circresaha.116.308765

Thomas, K. N., van Rij, A. M., Lucas, S. J. E., Gray, A. R., & Cotter, J. D. (2016). Substantive hemodynamic and thermal strain upon completing lower-limb hot-water immersion: Comparisons with treadmill running. Temperature, 3(2), 286-297. doi: 10.1080/23328940.2016.1156215

Versteeg, M. P. T., Macfarlane, J., Hill, G. B., & van Rij, A. M. (2016). The natural history of ultrasound-detected recurrence in the groin following saphenofemoral treatment for varicose veins. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders, 4(3), 293-300.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2016.02.006

Rasheed, H., Phipps-Green, A. J., Topless, R., Smith, M. D., Hill, C., Lester, S., … van Rij, A., Jones, G. T., McCormick, S. P., Harrison, A. A., Stamp, L. K., … Merriman, T. R. (2016). Replication of association of the apolipoprotein A1-C3-A4 gene cluster with the risk of gout. Rheumatology, 55(8), 1421-1430. doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kew057

Nioi, P., Sigurdsson, A., Thorleifsson, G., Helgason, H., Agustsdottir, A. B., Norddahl, G. L., … Williams, M. J. A., van Rij, A. M., Jones, G. T., … Stefansson, K. (2016). Variant ASGR1 associated with a reduced risk of coronary artery disease. New England Journal of Medicine, 374, 2131-2141. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1508419

Jones, G. T., Hill, B. G., Curtis, N., Kabir, T. D., Wong, L. E., Tilyard, M. W., Williams, M. J. A., & van Rij, A. M. (2016). Comparison of three targeted approaches to screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm based on cardiovascular risk. British Journal of Surgery, 103(9), 1139-1146. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10224

Thomas, K. N., Cotter, J. D., Williams, M. J. A., & van Rij, A. M. (2016). Repeated episodes of remote ischemic preconditioning for the prevention of myocardial injury in vascular surgery. Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 50(3), 140-146. doi: 10.1177/1538574416639150

Jones, G. T., Phillips, V., Williams, M. J. A., van Rij, A. M., & Kabir, T. D. (2016). Two C-C family chemokines, eotaxin and RANTES, are novel independent plasma biomarkers for abdominal aortic aneurysm. Journal of the American Heart Association, 5(5), e002993. doi: 10.1161/jaha.115.002993

Phipps-Green, A. J., Merriman, M. E., Topless, R., Altaf, S., Montgomery, G. W., Franklin, C., Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., … Stamp, L. K., … Merriman, T. R. (2016). Twenty-eight loci that influence serum urate levels: Analysis of association with gout. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 75, 124-130. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-205877

van 't Hof, F. N. G., Ruigrok, Y. M., Lee, C. H., Ripke, S., Anderson, G., de Andrade, M., … Jones, G. T., … van Rij, A. M., … Vascular Research Consortium of New Zealand, including Phillips, L. V., Hill, G. B., Williams, M. J. A., Thomson, I. A., Krysa, J., Wilkins, G. T., Merriman, T. R., Lewis, D. R., … de Bakker, P. I. W. (2016). Shared genetic risk factors of intracranial, abdominal, and thoracic aneurysms. Journal of the American Heart Association, 5(7), e002603. doi: 10.1161/jaha.115.002603

Thomas, K. N., Cotter, J. D., Williams, M. J. A., & van Rij, A. M. (2016). Diagnosis, incidence, and clinical implications of perioperative myocardial injury in vascular surgery. Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 50(4), 247-255. doi: 10.1177/1538574416637441

Thomas, K. N., Cotter, J. D., Lucas, S. J. E., Hill, B. G., & van Rij, A. M. (2015). Reliability of contrast-enhanced ultrasound for the assessment of muscle perfusion in health and peripheral arterial disease. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 41(1), 26-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2014.06.012

Anderson, L., Snelling, J., & van Rij, A. (2015). Incidental findings in surgery. British Journal of Surgery, 102(5), 433-435. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9719

The Interleukin 1 Genetics Consortium, including Jones, G. T., & van Rij, A. (2015). Cardiometabolic effects of genetic upregulation of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist: A Mendelian randomisation analysis. Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 3(4), 243-253. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00034-0

Jin, C., Phillips, L. V., Williams, M. J. A., van Rij, A. M., & Jones, G. T. (2014). Plasma heat shock protein 27 is associated with coronary artery disease, abdominal aortic aneurysm and peripheral artery disease. SpringerPlus, 3, 635. doi: 10.1186/2193-1801-3-635

Parkyn, W. R., Chan, C. Y., & van Rij, A. M. (2014). Skin problems in the lower legs of morbidly obese patients and the possible role of bariatric surgery. Journal of Obesity & Weight Loss Therapy, 4(4), 1000230. doi: 10.4172/2165-7904.1000230

Nguyen, A. T. V., Hill, G. B., Thomson, I. A., & van Rij, A. M. (2014). Evaluation of the accuracy of aorta scan BVI 9600 in screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 48(2), 147-152. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2014.04.030

Chong, Y. H., Dennis, N. A., Connolly, M. J., Teh, R., Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., … Campbell, A. J., & McLennan, I. S. (2013). Elderly men have low levels of anti-Müllerian hormone and inhibin B, but with high interpersonal variation: A cross-sectional study of the Sertoli cell hormones in 615 community-dwelling men. PLoS ONE, 8(8), e70967. doi: 10.1371/ journal.pone.0070967

Harrison, S. C., Zabaneh, D., Asselbergs, F. W., Drenos, F., Jones, G. T., Shah, S., … van Rij, A. M., … Humphries, S. E. (2013). A gene-centric study of common carotid artery remodeling. Atherosclerosis, 226(2), 440-446. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2012.11.002

Friberg, D., Chen, T., Tarr, G., & van Rij, A. (2013). Erythromelalgia? A clinical study of people who experience red, hot, painful feet in the community. International Journal of Vascular Medicine, 2013, 864961. doi: 10.1155/2013/864961

Lim, K. H., Hill, G., Tarr, G., & van Rij, A. (2013). Deep venous reflux definitions and associated clinical and physiological significance. Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders, 1(4), 325-332. doi: 10.1016/j.jvsv.2012.12.003

Snelling, J., Anderson, L., & van Rij, A. (2013). “Incidental findings” during surgery: A surgical dilemma or the price paid for autonomy? Otago Law Review, 13(1), 81-106.

Nguyen, A. T. V., Hill, G. B., Versteeg, M. P. T., Thomson, I. A., & van Rij, A. M. (2013). Novices may be trained to screen for abdominal aortic aneurysms using ultrasound. Cardiovascular Ultrasound, 11, 42. doi: 10.1186/1476-7120-11-42

Bradley, D. T., Hughes, A. E., Badger, S. A., Jones, G. T., Harrison, S. C., Wright, B. J., … van Rij, A., … Bown, M. J. (2013). A variant in LDLR is associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics, 6, 498-504. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.113.000165

Chu, J. W., Jones, G. T., Tarr, G. P., Phillips, L. V., Wilkins, G. T., van Rij, A. M., & Williams, M. J. A. (2013). Plasma active matrix metalloproteinase 9 and indices of diastolic function in patients with preserved systolic function. International Journal of Cardiology, 167(4), 1242-1246. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.03.147

Tarr, G. P., Williams, M. J. A., Wilkins, G. T., Chen, V. H. T., Phillips, L. V., van Rij, A. M., & Jones, G. T. (2013). Intra-individual changes of active matrix metalloproteinase-9 are associated with clinical in-stent restenosis of bare metal stents. Cardiology, 124(1), 28-35. doi: 10.1159/000345591

Roberts, R. L., Wallace, M. C., Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., Merriman, T. R., Harrison, A., … Stamp, L. K., … Highton, J., & Stebbings, S. M. (2013). Prevalence of HLA-B27 in the New Zealand population: Effect of age and ethnicity. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 15, R158. doi: 10.1186/ar4341

Dennis, N. A., Jones, G. T., Chong, Y. H., van Rij, A. M., & McLennan, I. S. (2013). Serum anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) levels correlate with infrarenal aortic diameter in healthy older men: Is AMH a cardiovascular hormone? Journal of Endocrinology, 219, 13-20. doi: 10.1530/joe-13-0125

Dickson, R., Hill, G., Thomson, I. A., & van Rij, A. M. (2013). The valves and tributary veins of the saphenofemoral junction: Ultrasound findings in normal limbs. Veins & Lymphatics, 2(2), e18. doi: 10.4081/vl.2013.e18

van Rij, A. M., Hill, G., Krysa, J., Dutton, S., Dickson, R., Christie, R., … Solomon, C. (2013). Prospective study of natural history of deep vein thrombosis: Early predictors of poor late outcomes. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 27(7), 924-931. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2012.09.018

Benoiton, L. A., Schmidt, E., Tarr, G. P., Thomson, I. A., Rennie, S. C., & van Rij, A. M. (2013). Assessment and management of leg ulcers in the community and an outpatient clinic. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1368). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Jones, G. T., Bown, M. J., Gretarsdottir, S., Romaine, S. P. R., Helgadottir, A., Yu, G., … Jin, C., … Phillips, L. V., Williams, M. J. A., Topless, R., Merriman, T. R., … Lewis, D. R., … van Rij, A. M. (2013). A sequence variant associated with sortilin-1 (SORT1) on 1p13.3 is independently associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm. Human Molecular Genetics, 22(14), 2941-2947. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddt141

Chen-Xu, M., Topless, R., McKinney, C., Merriman, M. E., Phipps-Green, A., Dalbeth, N., … Harrison, A. A., Highton, J., … van Rij, A., Jones, G. T., … Stamp, L. K., … Merriman, T. R. (2012). Replication of association of the interleukin 23 receptor rs1343151 variant with rheumatoid arthritis in Caucasian sample sets. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 71(1), 155-157. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2011-200591

Krysa, J., Jones, G. T., & van Rij, A. M. (2012). Evidence for a genetic role in varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency. Phlebology, 27(7), 329-335. doi: 10.1258/phleb.2011.011030

Helgadottir, A., Gretarsdottir, S., Thorleifsson, G., Holm, H., Patel, R. S., Gudnason, T., Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., … Stefansson, H. (2012). Apolipoprotein(a) genetic sequence variants associated with systemic atherosclerosis and coronary atherosclerotic burden but not with venous thromboembolism. JACC, 60(8), 722-729. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.01.078

Hollis-Moffatt, J. E., Phipps-Green, A. J., Chapman, B., Jones, G. T., van Rij, A., Gow, P. J., Harrison, A. A., Highton, J., … Stamp, L. K., … Merriman, T. R. (2012). The renal urate transporter SLC17A1 locus: Confirmation of association with gout. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 14(2), R92. doi: 10.1186/ar3816

Graham, P., Martin, G., Fraser, J., Cumming, J., Williams, H., Davidson, A., … Roake, J., & van Rij, A. (2012). Equity of access and variation in general surgeons' clinical judgements of patient priority. International Journal of Person Centered Medicine, 2(4), 883-898. doi: 10.5750/ijpcm.v2i4.298

Dennis, N. A., Houghton, L. A., Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., Morgan, K., & McLennan, I. S. (2012). The level of serum anti-Müllerian hormone correlates with vitamin D status in men and women but not in boys. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 97(7), 2450-2455. doi: 10.1210/jc.2012-1213

Schunkert, H., König, I. R., Kathiresan, S., Reilly, M. P., Assimes, T. L., Holm, H., … Jones, G. T., … van Rij, A. M., … for the CARDIoGRAM Constortium. (2011). Large-scale association analysis identifies 13 new susceptibility loci for coronary artery disease. Nature Genetics, 43(4), 333-340. doi: 10.1038/ng.784

Roberts, R. L., van Rij, A. M., Phillips, L. V., Young, S., McCormick, S. P. A., Merriman, T. R., & Jones, G. T. (2011). Interaction of the inflammasome genes CARD8 and NLRP3 in abdominal aortic aneurysms. Atherosclerosis, 218(1), 123-126. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2011.04.043

Vincent, J. R., Jones, G. T., Hill, G. B., & van Rij, A. M. (2011). Failure of microvenous valves in small superficial veins is a key to the skin changes of venous insufficiency. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 54(6, Suppl. ), 62S-69S.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2011.06.085

Bown, M. J., Jones, G. T., Harrison, S. C., Wright, B. J., Bumpstead, S., Baas, A. F., … CARDIoGRAM Consortium, GLOBAL BPgen Consortium, DIAGRAM Consortium, VRCNZ Consortium, … van Rij, A., … Samani, N. J. (2011). Abdominal aortic aneurysm is associated with a variant in low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1. American Journal of Human Genetics, 89(5), 619-627. doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2011.10.002

Golledge, J., Biros, E., Warrington, N., Jones, G. T., Cooper, M., van Rij, A. M., … Norman, P. E. (2011). A population-based study of polymorphisms in genes related to sex hormones and abdominal aortic aneurysm. European Journal of Human Genetics, 19(3), 363-366. doi: 10.1038/ejhg.2010.182

Tarr, G. P., Williams, M. J. A., Phillips, L. V., van Rij, A. M., & Jones, G. T. (2011). Seasonal variation and stability of matrix metalloproteinase-9 activity and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-1 with storage at -80 oC. Clinical Biochemistry, 44(16), 1346-1348. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2011.08.1139

Tarr, G. P., Williams, M. J. A., Phillips, L. V., van Rij, A. M., & Jones, G. T. (2011). Pro-MMP-9/TIMP-1 ratio correlates poorly with a direct assessment of MMP-9 activity. Clinical Biochemistry, 44(17-18), 1480-1482. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2011.09.019

Biros, E., Norman, P. E., Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., Yu, G., Moxon, J. V., … Golledge, J. (2011). Meta-analysis of the association between single nucleotide polymorphisms in TGF-β receptor genes and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Atherosclerosis, 219, 218-223. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2011.07.105

Rennie, S. C., van Rij, A. M., Jaye, C., & Hall, K. H. (2011). Defining decision making: A qualitative study of international experts' views on surgical trainee decision making. World Journal of Surgery, 35(6), 1214-1220. doi: 10.1007/s00268-011-1089-4

Hollis-Moffatt, J. E., Chen-Xu, M., Topless, R., Dalbeth, N., Gow, P. J., Harrison, A. A., Highton, J., … van Rij, A., Jones, G. T., Stamp, L. K., & Merriman, T. R. (2010). Only one independent genetic association with rheumatoid arthritis within the KIAA1109-TENR-IL2-IL21 locus in Caucasian sample sets: Confirmation of association of rs6822844 with rheumatoid arthritis at a genome-wide level of significance. Arthritis Research & Therapy, 12(3), R116. doi: 10.1186/ar3053

Thorgeirsson, T. E., Gudbjartsson, D. F., Surakka, I., Vink, J. M., Amin, N., Geller, F., … Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., … Stefansson, K. (2010). Sequence variants at CHRNB3-CHRNA6 and CYP2A6 affect smoking behavior. Nature Genetics, 42(5), 448-453. doi: 10.1038/ng.573

Gretarsdottir, S., Baas, A. F., Thorleifsson, G., Holm, H., den Heijer, M., de Vries, J.-P. P. M., … van Rij, A. M., Williams, M. J. A., … Jones, G. T., … Stefansson, K. (2010). Genome-wide association study identifies a sequence variant within the DAB2IP gene conferring susceptibility to abdominal aortic aneurysm. Nature Genetics, 42(8), 692-697. doi: 10.1038/ng.622

Thompson, A. R., Cooper, J. A., Jones, G. T., Drenos, F., van Bockxmeer, F. M., Biros, E., … van Rij, A. M., … Humphries, S. E. (2010). Assessment of the association between genetic polymorphisms in transforming growth factor beta, and its binding protein (LTBP), and the presence, and expansion, of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Atherosclerosis, 209, 367-373. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2009.09.073

Jones, G. T., Grant, M. W., Thomson, I. A., Hill, B. G., & van Rij, A. M. (2009). Characterization of a porcine model of chronic superficial varicose veins. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 49(6), 1554-1561. doi: 10.1016/j.jvs.2009.01.070

Thomson, I. A., Goh, F., Livingstone, V., & van Rij, A. M. (2009). How safe is open abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery for octogenarians in New Zealand? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 79(5), 344-347. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2009.04886.x

Woodfield, J. C., Beshay, N., & van Rij, A. M. (2009). A meta-analysis of randomized, controlled trials assessing the prophylactic use of ceftriaxone: A study of wound, chest, and urinary infections. World Journal of Surgery, 33(12), 2538-2550. doi: 10.1007/s00268-009-0158-4

Jones, G. T., Tarr, G. P., Phillips, L. V., Wilkins, G. T., van Rij, A. M., & Williams, M. J. A. (2009). Active matrix metalloproteinases 3 and 9 are independently associated with coronary artery in-stent restenosis. Atherosclerosis, 207(2), 603-607. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2009.05.036

Gudbjartsson, D. F., Bjornsdottir, U. S., Halapi, E., Helgadottir, A., Sulem, P., Jonsdottir, G. M., … Williams, M. J. A., van Rij, A. M., Jones, G. T., … Stefansson, K. (2009). Sequence variants affecting eosinophil numbers associate with asthma and myocardial infarction. Nature Genetics, 41(3), 342-347. doi: 10.1038/ng.323

Golledge, J., Clancy, P., Jones, G. T., Cooper, M., Palmer, L. J., van Rij, A. M., & Norman, P. E. (2009). Possible association between genetic polymorphisms in transforming growth factor β receptors, serum transforming growth factor β1 concentration and abdominal aortic aneurysm. British Journal of Surgery, 96(6), 628-632. doi: 10.1002/bjs.6633

Jones, G. T., Thompson, A. R., van Bockxmeer, F. M., Hafez, H., Cooper, J. A., Golledge, J., … van Rij, A. M. (2008). Angiotensin II type 1 receptor 1166C polymorphism is associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm in three independent cohorts. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, & Vascular Biology, 28, 764-770. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.107.155564

Helgadottir, A., Thorleifsson, G., Magnusson, K. P., Grétarsdottir, S., Steinthorsdottir, V., Manolescu, A., Jones, G. T., … van Rij, A. M., … Stefansson, K. (2008). The same sequence variant on 9p21 associates with myocardial infarction, abdominal aortic aneurysm and intracranial aneurysm [Letter]. Nature Genetics, 40(2), 217-224. doi: 10.1038/ng.72

van Rij, A. M., De Alwis, C. S., Jiang, P., Christie, R. A., Hill, G. B., Dutton, S. J., & Thomson, I. A. (2008). Obesity and impaired venous function. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 35, 739-744. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2008.01.006

van Rij, A. M., Jones, G. T., Hill, B. G., Amer, M., Thomson, I. A., Pettigrew, R. A., & Packer, S. G. K. (2008). Mechanical inhibition of angiogenesis at the saphenofemoral junction in the surgical treatment of varicose veins: Early results of a blinded randomized controlled trial. Circulation, 118, 66-74. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.107.726869

Thorgeirsson, T. E., Geller, F., Sulem, P., Rafnar, T., Wiste, A., Magnusson, K. P., … Jones, G. T., … van Rij, A. M., … Stefansson, K. (2008). A variant associated with nicotine dependence, lung cancer and peripheral arterial disease [Letter]. Nature, 452, 638-642. doi: 10.1038/nature06846

Raymont, A., Morgan, S., McLeod, D., Dowell, A., van Rij, A., Cumming, J., … Dew, K., & Cormack, D. (2008). New Zealand general practitioners' non-urgent referrals to surgeons: Who and why? New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1275). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/121-1275/3091/content.pdf

Anjomshoaa, A., Lin, Y.-H., Black, M. A., McCall, J. L., Humar, B., Song, S., Fukuzawa, R., Yoon, H.-S., … van Rij, A., Thompson-Fawcett, M., & Reeve, A. E. (2008). Reduced expression of a gene proliferation signature is associated with enhanced malignancy in colon cancer. British Journal of Cancer, 99, 966-973. doi: 10.1038/sj.bjc.6604560

Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., Hill, G. B., Wilkins, G. T., & Williams, M. J. A. (2008). Common carotid intimal-medial thickness is associated with coronary in-stent restenosis. Journal for Vascular Ultrasound, 32(3), 129-132.

Grant, M. W., Thomson, I. A., & van Rij, A. M. (2008). In-hospital mortality of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78, 698-704. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2008.04621.x

Slatter, T. L., Jones, G. T., Williams, M. J. A., van Rij, A. M., & McCormick, S. P. A. (2008). Novel rare mutations and promoter haplotypes in ABCA1 contribute to low-HDL-C levels. Clinical Genetics, 73, 179-184. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0004.2007.00940.x

Woodfield, J. C., Beshay, N. M. Y., Pettigrew, R. A., Plank, L. D., & van Rij, A. M. (2007). American Society of Anesthesiologists classification of physical status as a predictor of wound infection. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77, 738-741.

Lin, Y.-H., Friederichs, J., Black, M. A., Mages, J., Rosenberg, R., Guilford, P. J., Phillips, V., Thompson-Fawcett, M., … van Rij, A., Yoon, H.-S., McCall, J. L., … Reeve, A. E. (2007). Multiple gene expression classifiers from different array platforms predict poor prognosis of colorectal cancer. Clinical Cancer Research, 13(2), 498-507. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-05-2734

Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., Cole, J., Williams, M. J. A., Bateman, E. H., Marcovina, S. M., Deng, M., & McCormick, S. P. A. (2007). Plasma lipoprotein(a) indicates risk for 4 distinct forms of vascular disease. Clinical Chemistry, 53(4), 679-685.

Woodfield, J. C., Pettigrew, R. A., Plank, L. D., Landmann, M., & van Rij, A. M. (2007). Accuracy of the surgeons' clinical prediction of perioperative complications using a visual analog scale. World Journal of Surgery, 31, 1912-1920.

Hill, G., Albayati, S., Thomson, I., Macfarlane, J., Dutton, S., & van Rij, A. M. (2007). Iatrogenic pseudoaneurysms: Optimal management and treatment options. Journal for Vascular Ultrasound, 31(3), 131-135.

Chen, T. Y. T., Potter, J., Landmann, M. G., & van Rij, A. M. (2006). Questionnaire to aid priority and outcomes assessment in gallstone disease. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76, 569-574.

Watters, D. A. K., Green, A. J., & van Rij, A. (2006). Requirements for trainee logbooks. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76, 181-184.

Jones, G. T., Kay, I. P., Chu, J. W. S., Wilkins, G. T., Phillips, L. V., McCormick, M., van Rij, A. M., & Williams, M. J. A. (2006). Elevated plasma active matrix metalloproteinase-9 level is associated with coronary artery in-stent restenosis. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, & Vascular Biology, 26, e121-e125.

van Rij, A. M. (2006). Varicose veins. British Journal of Surgery, 93, 131-132.

Kennedy, J., & van Rij, A. M. (2006). Drug absorption from the small intestine in immediate postoperative patients. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 97(2), 171-180.

Watters, D. A. K., Green, A. J., & van Rij, A. (2006). Guidelines for surgical audit in Australia and New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76, 78-83.

Woodfield, J. C., van Rij, A. M., Pettigrew, R. A., van der Linden, A., & Bolt, D. (2005). Using cost of infection as a tool to demonstrate a difference in prophylactic antibiotic efficacy: A prospective randomized comparison of the pharmacoeconomic effectiveness of ceftriaxone and cefotaxime prophylaxis in abdominal surgery. World Journal of Surgery, 29, 18-24.

van Rij, A. M., Hill, G., Gray, C., Christie, R., Macfarlane, J., & Thomson, I. (2005). A prospective study of the fate of venous leg perforators after varicose vein surgery. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 42, 1156-1162.

Pak, H., Teixeira, F., Punjabi, S., Nicholson, M., & van Rij, A. (2005). Small bowel obstruction in a young woman. Gut, 54, 927-928.

Doughty, C., MacCormick, A., Roake, J., Fraser, J., Hider, P., Kirk, R., … van Rij, A., & Theis, J.-C. (2005). Prioritisation of elective surgery in New Zealand: The reliability study. New Zealand Medical Journal, 118(1219). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/118-1219/1590/content.pdf

van Rij, A. M. (2005). Managing under performers in clinical audit. Surgical News, 6(5), 17-18.

Jones, G. T., Harris, E. L., Phillips, L. V., & van Rij, A. M. (2005). The methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism does not associate with susceptibility to abdominal aortic aneurysm. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, 30, 137-142.

van Rij, A. M., Chai, J., Hill, G. B., & Christie, R. A. (2004). Incidence of deep vein thrombosis after varicose vein surgery. British Journal of Surgery, 91(12), 1582-1585. doi: 10.1002/bjs.4701

Phillips, M. N., Jones, G. T., van Rij, A. M., & Zhang, M. (2004). Micro-venous valves in the superficial veins of the human lower limb. Clinical Anatomy, 17, 55-60.

van Rij, A. M., Jones, G. T., Hill, G., & Jiang, P. (2004). Neovascularisation and recurrent varicose veins: More histologic and ultrasound evidence. Journal of Vascular Surgery, 40(2), 296-302.

Merrie, A. E. M., van Rij, A. M., Dennett, E., Phillips, L. V., Yun, K., & McCall, J. L. (2003). Prognostic significance of occult metastases in colon cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 46(2), 221-231.

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