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DSM staff profile

Dr Kari Clifford

PositionResearch Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Surgical Sciences (Dunedin)
QualificationsPhD
Research summaryI Investigate surgical outcomes in the fields of general, colorectal, and vascular surger
ClinicalColorectal and vascular surgery

Research

I work with the colorectal and vascular surgical teams, focusing on post-surgical outcomes. My key skills are data analysis, particularly network meta-analysis and modelling, study design, and scientific writing.

Publications

Clifford, K., Majumder, A., Hill, B., Young-Gough, A., Jones, G. T., & Krysa, J. (2022). The Impact of suprarenal diameter on outcomes following endovascular aneurysm repair: A retrospective cohort study. Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/15385744221108052

Hall, N., Krysa, J., Lesche, S., Hill, B. G., Letts, J. A., McNaughton, A., Clifford, K., & Jones, G. T. (2022). Near infra-red fluorescence imaging to demonstrate reflux in the superficial microvenous network of the leg. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2022.05.036

Woodfield, J. C., Clifford, K., Schmidt, B., & Thompson-Fawcett, M. (2022). Has network meta-analysis resolved the controversies related to bowel preparation in elective colorectal surgery? Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.16194

Turner, G. A., Clifford, K. A., Holloway, R., Woodfield, J. C., & Thompson-Fawcett, M. (2022). The impact of prolonged delay to loop ileostomy closure on postoperative morbidity and hospital stay: A retrospective cohort study. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.16095

Woodfield, J. C., Clifford, K., Wilson, G. A., Munro, F., & Baldi, J. C. (2022). Short-term high-intensity interval training improves fitness before surgery: A randomised clinical trial. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 32, 856-865. doi: 10.1111/sms.14130

Clifford, K., Majumder, A., Hill, B., Young-Gough, A., Jones, G. T., & Krysa, J. (2022). The Impact of suprarenal diameter on outcomes following endovascular aneurysm repair: A retrospective cohort study. Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/15385744221108052

Journal - Research Article

Hall, N., Krysa, J., Lesche, S., Hill, B. G., Letts, J. A., McNaughton, A., Clifford, K., & Jones, G. T. (2022). Near infra-red fluorescence imaging to demonstrate reflux in the superficial microvenous network of the leg. European Journal of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ejvs.2022.05.036

Journal - Research Article

Turner, G. A., Clifford, K. A., Holloway, R., Woodfield, J. C., & Thompson-Fawcett, M. (2022). The impact of prolonged delay to loop ileostomy closure on postoperative morbidity and hospital stay: A retrospective cohort study. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.16095

Journal - Research Article

Woodfield, J. C., Clifford, K., Wilson, G. A., Munro, F., & Baldi, J. C. (2022). Short-term high-intensity interval training improves fitness before surgery: A randomised clinical trial. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 32, 856-865. doi: 10.1111/sms.14130

Journal - Research Article

Elliott, T. B., Cha, R., Clifford, K., Popadich, A., & Nagra, S. (2021). Safety and outcomes after oesophagectomy in southern New Zealand: A 25-year audit of a low volume centre. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.16644

Journal - Research Article

Hart, A., Furkert, C., Clifford, K., & Woodfield, J. C. (2021). Impact of incisional surgical site infections on quality of life and patient satisfaction after general surgery: A case controlled study. Surgical Infections. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1089/sur.2021.033

Journal - Research Article

Mallard, S. R., Clifford, K. A., Park, R., Trainee Intern Research Group, Cousins, K., Patton, A., Woodfield, J. C., & Thompson-Fawcett, M. (2021). Role for colorectal teams to support non-colorectal teams to improve clinical outcomes and adherence to ERAS guidelines for segmental colectomy: A cohort study. BMC Surgery, 21(1), 132. doi: 10.1186/s12893-021-01149-8

Journal - Research Article

Woodfield, J. C., Clifford, K., Schmidt, B., Turner, G. A., Amer, M. A., & McCall, J. L. (2021). Strategies for antibiotic administration for bowel preparation among patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery: A network meta-analysis. JAMA Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2021.5251

Journal - Research Article

Lord, I., Reeves, L., Gray, A., Woodfield, J., Clifford, K., & Thompson-Fawcett, M. (2020). Loop ilesotomy closure: A retrospective comparison of three techniques. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90(9), 1632-1636. doi: 10.1111/ans.15922

Journal - Research Article

Woodfield, J. C., Clifford, K., Schmidt, B., & Thompson-Fawcett, M. (2022). Has network meta-analysis resolved the controversies related to bowel preparation in elective colorectal surgery? Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.16194

Journal - Research Other

Aburn, R., Clifford, K., & Krysa, J. (2021). Negative pressure therapy with instillation, dwell time and an open cell foam dressings in complex vascular patients: A case series. Wounds, 17(3), 51-58. [Case Study].

Journal - Research Other

Woodfield, J. C., Baldi, J. C., & Clifford, K. (2019). What is the minimal dose of HIIT required to achieve pre-operative benefit. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 29, 1841. doi: 10.1111/sms.13538

Journal - Research Other

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