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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Mr Ross Pettigrew

PositionClinical Senior Lecturer
DepartmentDepartment of Surgical Sciences (DSM)
QualificationsMB ChB(Otago) FRACS
Research summarySurgical nutrition and surgical audit
Memberships
  • Fellow Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Member New Zealand Society of Gastroenterology
  • Member Association of General Surgeons of New Zealand
  • Member of General Surgeons Australia
  • Member Asian Surgical Association
Clinical
  • General surgery – colorectal, thyroid, and breast
  • Paediatric surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery

Research

Publications

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

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(9), 738-741. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2007.04220.x

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(10), 1912-1920. doi: 10.1007/s00268-007-9178-0

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(1), 18-24. doi: 10.1007/s00268-004-7257-z

Woodfield, J. C., van Rij, A. M., Pettigrew, R. A., van der Linden, A. J., Solomon, C., & Bolt, D. (2003). A comparison of the prophylactic efficacy of ceftriaxone and cefotaxime in abdominal surgery. American Journal of Surgery, 185, 45-49. doi: 10.1016/S0002-9610(02)01125-X

Kennedy, J. M., van Rij, A. M., Spears, G. F., Pettigrew, R. A., & Tucker, I. G. (2000). Polypharmacy in a general surgical unit and consequences of drug withdrawal. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 49(4), 353-362. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2125.2000.00145.x

Merrie, A. E., Booth, M. W., Shah, A. J., Pettigrew, R. A., & McCall, J. L. (1997). Bile duct imaging and injury; a regional audit of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 67(10), 706-711. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.1997.tb07114.x

Publications

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

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.

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.

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.

Woodfield, J. C., van Rij, A. M., Pettigrew, R. A., van der Linden, A. J., Solomon, C., & Bolt, D. (2003). A comparison of the prophylactic efficacy of ceftriaxone and cefotaxime in abdominal surgery. American Journal of Surgery, 185, 45-49.

Journal - Research Article

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

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.

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.

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.

Woodfield, J. C., van Rij, A. M., Pettigrew, R. A., van der Linden, A. J., Solomon, C., & Bolt, D. (2003). A comparison of the prophylactic efficacy of ceftriaxone and cefotaxime in abdominal surgery. American Journal of Surgery, 185, 45-49.

Kennedy, J. M., van Rij, A. M., Spears, G. F., Pettigrew, R. A., & Tucker, I. G. (2000). Polypharmacy in a general surgical unit and consequences of drug withdrawal. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 49(4), 353-362. doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2125.2000.00145.x

Merrie, A. E., Booth, M. W., Shah, A. J., Pettigrew, R. A., & McCall, J. L. (1997). Bile duct imaging and injury; a regional audit of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 67(10), 706-711.

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