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Please see below links to recent research from SIVUH Staff


Biological and JAK inhibitor therapy outcomes for severe psoriasis in trisomy 21

O'Connor C, Byrne B, Roche D, O'Connell G, O'Connell M, Murphy M, Bourke J, Lynch M, Bennett M.

J Dermatol. 2023 Oct;50(10):1339-1342



Cystic hygroma in adults: a single-centre experience and review of the literature

McInerney NJ, O'Keeffe N, Nae A, Morariu J, Timon C.

Ir J Med Sci. 2023 Oct;192(5):2373-2377



Prescribing propranolol for infants at risk of anaphylaxis

O'Connor C, Trujillo J, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Allergy. 2023; Nov;53(11):1144-1146.



Significance of Worst Pattern of Invasion-5 in Early-Stage Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Mohamed S, Jawad H, O'Sullivan R, Callanan D, Sheahan P, Feeley L.

Head Neck Pathol. 2023 Sep;17(3):679-687. 



Burden of treatment in severe acne vulgaris

Kiely L, O'Connor C, Moosa AA, Dight E, Murphy M.

JEADV Clin Pract. 2023 Sept; 1-3.



Haematoma following thyroid surgery, reducing the incidence in the face of anticoagulant and antiplatelet use

O'Keeffe NA, Timon F, McInerney N, Nae A, Timon C.

Ir Med J. 2023 Aug 17;116(7):812



Non-conventional laryngeal malignancies: a multicentre review of management and outcomes

O'Neill RJ, Hintze J, Sharifah A, Garry S, Woods G, Noone A, Barrett HL, Young O, Mamdouh S, Shine N, Timon C, Kinsella J, Sheahan P, Lennon P, O'Neill JP

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2023 Jul;280(7):3383-3392



Pilomatricoma of the external auditory canal

McInerney NJ, Nae A, Brennan S, Kennedy S, Mackle T.

Otolaryngology Case Reports. 2023 Jun;27:100530.



Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on surgery for indeterminate thyroid nodules (THYCOVID): a retrospective, international, multicentre, cross-sectional study

Medas F, Dobrinja C, Al-Suhaimi EA, Altmeier J, Sheahan P et al.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2023 Jun;11(6):402-413



Crying Wolf: A Qualitative Review of Misinformation and Conspiracy Theories in Lupus Erythematosus

Porter E, Murphy M, O'Connor C. 

Lupus. 2023 May.



Chat GPT in dermatology: progressive or problematic?

Porter E, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2023 May 7.



Think zinc: Transient nutritional deficiency related to novel maternal SLC30A2 mutation potentially precipitated by antenatal proton pump inhibitor exposure

Porter E, Molloy O, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Clin Case Rep. 2023 Apr 17;11(4):e7213.



Pooling the evidence: A review of swimming and atopic dermatitis

O'Connor C, McCarthy S, Murphy M.

Pediatr Dermatol. 2023 Apr 7.



Mobile multi-configuration clinical translational Raman system for oral cancer application

Maryam S, Konugolu Venkata Sekar S, Ghauri MD, Fahy E, Nogueira MS, Lu H, Beffara F, Humbert G, Ni Riordain R, Sheahan P. et al.

Analyst. 2023 Mar 27;148(7):1514-1523



Congenital cutaneous mastocytosis mistaken for non-accidental injury

Porter E, Murphy LA, Heffron C, O'Connor C.

Pediatr Investig. 2023; 1- 2.



#corticophobia: a review on online misinformation related to topical steroids

Finnegan P, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Exp Dermatol. 2023 Feb 2;48(2):112-115.



Reinventing the wheal: A review of online misinformation and conspiracy theories in urticaria

Finnegan P, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Clin Exp Allergy. 2023 Jan;53(1):118-120.



Allergic rhinitis facts from an Irish paediatric population

Nae A, Heffernan CB, Colreavy M.

World Journal World Journal of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 2023;1-7.



'Light treatment'? The burden of treatment in ultraviolet B phototherapy

Roche D, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed. 2022 Dec 20.



Occupational allergic contact dermatitis to Piperamido Nitrotoluene in pharmaceutical workers: A case series

Hollywood A, Bourke JF

Contact Dermatitis. 2022 Nov;87(5):447-450.



Elective surgery system strengthening: development, measurement, and validation of the surgical preparedness index across 1632 hospitals in 119 countries

NIHR Global Health Unit on Global Surgery; COVIDSurg Collaborative - Glasbey JC, Ademuyiwa A, Adisa A, AlAmeer E, Sheahan P. et al.

Lancet. 2022 Nov 5;400(10363):1607-1617.



Label-Free Optical Spectroscopy for Early Detection of Oral Cancer

Maryam S, Nogueira MS, Gautam R, Krishnamoorthy S, Sheahan, P. et al.

Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 Nov 22;12(12):2896.



Are intravenous antibiotics routinely indicated in the management of secondary post tonsillectomy haemorrhage?

Nae A, Khan MH, Heffernan CB, Keogh IJ.

Saudi J Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2022;24:157-62



Dupilumab therapy following JAK inhibitor withdrawal in moderate-severe atopic dermatitis

Kiely L, O'Connor C, Murphy M.

Dermatol Ther. 2022 Oct;35(10):e15750.



A qualitative review of misinformation and conspiracy theories in skin cancer

O'Connor C, Rafferty S, Michelle, M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Oct;47(10):1848-1852. 



Outputs from the first 5 years of research bursaries from the City of Dublin skin and cancer hospital charity

O'Connor C, Bourke JF, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Sep;47(9):1731-1734. 



Spotting fake news: a qualitative review of misinformation and conspiracy theories in acne vulgaris

O'Connor C, O'Grady C, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Sep;47(9):1707-1711. 



Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome: association with bilateral metachronous seminomas

Kiely LF, O'Connor C, Wakefield C, Fitzgibbon J, Murphy M.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Sep;36(9):e737-e738.



Dermatoscopic and clinical features of congenital or congenital-type nail matrix nevi: A multicenter prospective cohort study by the International Dermoscopy Society

Pham F, Boespflug A, Duru G, Bourke JF et al.

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2022 Sep;87(3):551-558



Pembrolizumab-associated erythema nodosum in the treatment of metastatic melanoma

O'Connor C, Finnegan P, Power DG, Bennett M, Bourke JF

Immunotherapy. 2022 Sep;14(13):1021-1026



High-Grade Chondrosarcoma of the Larynx with Multiple Metastases: Case Report and Literature Review

Nae A, Flanagan, S, Kennedy S, Duignan J, Moran T.

Türkiye Klinikleri Journal of Case Reports. 2022; 30(2):105-109



Oral health in patients with severe inflammatory dermatologic and rheumatologic disease

Kiernan Y, O'Connor C, Ryan J, Murphy M.

Skin Health Dis. 2022;e156.



Tissue sealant versus surgical drain following paratoidectomy

O’Keeffe N., Brophy C., & Sheahan P.

Surgeon. 2022 Aug;20(4):e95-e99.



Retrospective national cohort study of pregnancy outcomes for women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Republic of Ireland

Heffernan M, Murphy M. et al.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2022 Jul;189:109947.



Vitamin D levels in children with recurrent acute tonsillitis in Jordan: A case-control study

Al-Rawashdeh BM, Altawil M, Khdair Ahmad F et al.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Jul 18;19(14):8744.



Maskne prevalence and associated factors in Irish healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Kiely LF, O'Connor C, O'Briain G, O'Briain C, Gallagher J, Bourke JF

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Jul;36(7):e506-e508



A national survey of publicly funded chronic pain management services in Ireland.

Purcell A, Channappa K, Moore D, Harmon D. 

Ir J Med Sci. 2022 Jun;191(3):1315-1323.



Study protocol: assessing SleeP IN infants with early-onset atopic Dermatitis by Longitudinal Evaluation (The SPINDLE study)

O'Connor C, Irvine AD, Murray D, Murphy M, O'B Hourihane J, Boylan G.

BMC Pediatrics. 2022 Jun 18;22(1):352.



Burden of treatment in adult patients with atopic dermatitis

Nic Dhonncha EO'Connor C, Cosgrave N, Murphy M.

Dermatol Venereol. 2022 Jun;36(6):e467-e468.



Concurrent management of suppurative intracranial complications of sinusitis and acute otitis media in children

Sexton GP, Nae A, Cleere EF, O'Riordan I, O'Neill JP, Lacy PD, Amin M, Colreavy M, Caird J, Crimmins D.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2022 May;156:111093



Recommendations for effective documentation in regional anesthesia: an expert panel Delphi consensus project

Ahmed HM, Atterton BP, Crowe GG, Mannion S. et al.

Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2022 May;47(5):301-308.



Burden of treatment in vulval lichen sclerosus

O’Grady C, O’Connor C, Al Moosa A., Murphy M, Nic Dhonncha E.

Skin Health Dis. 2022 May 16;2(3):e125.



A qualitative analysis of online misinformation and conspiracy theories in psoriasis

Roche D, Murphy M, O'Connor C.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 May;47(5):949-952. 



A firm purple nodule on a child's abdomen

O'Connor C, Bowe S, Heffron C, Jawad H, Bourke J

Pediatr Dermatol. 2022 May;39(3):461-463



Comparison of royal college of pathologists and college of american pathologists definition for positive margins in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma

Brinkman DCallanan D, Jawad H, O'Sullivan R, O'Shea RDias A, Feeley L, Sheahan P.

Oral Oncology, 2022 April; 127.



"His first word was 'cream'." The burden of treatment in pediatric atopic dermatitis-A mixed methods study

O'Connor C, Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy M.

Dermatol Ther. 2022 Mar;35(3):e15273.



The virtual Men's Shed: a pilot of online access to skin cancer education for a high-risk population during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lynch L, O'Connor C, Bennett M, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Mar;47(3):595-596.



Predictive value of postoperative day 1 parathyroid hormone levels for early and late hypocalcaemia after thyroidectomy

Riordan F, Brophy C, Murphy MS, Sheahan P.

Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2022 Mar 5



Multi-configuration Raman spectrometer for early stage diagnosis of oral cancer

Maryam S, Sekar SKV, Saito Nogueira M, Kho KW, Gautam R, Lu H, Ni Riordain R, Feeley L, Sheahan P, Burke R, Andersson-Engels S.

Proceedings of SPIE, 11957, Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy 2022: Advances in Research and Industry, 1195706 (7pp).



Altered skin and gut microbiome in Hidradenitis Suppurativa

McCarthy S, Barrett M, Kirthi S, Pellanda P, Vlckova K, Tobin AM, Murphy M, Shanahan F, O'Toole PW.

J Invest Dermatol. 2022 Feb;142(2):459-468.e15.



Attitudes and advice-giving behaviours of pharmacists in relation to topical corticosteroid use for patients with lichen sclerosus

Nic Dhonncha E, Murphy, M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Jan;47(1):190-192.



Confidence of Irish dermatologists in caring for patients with skin of colour

O'Connor C, Gallagher C, Bourke J, Murphy M.

Clin Exp Dermatol. 2022 Jan;47(1):169-171



Implementation of the Frailty Care Bundle (FCB) to promote mobilisation, nutrition and cognitive engagement in older people in acute care settings: protocol for an implementation science study

Naughton C, Cummins H, de Foubert M et al.

HRB Open Res 2022, 5:3.




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