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Researcher Name

Dr Ben Shelley

Researcher IDA-9595-2012 (more information)
Company / InstitutionUniversity of Glasgow
Job TitleClinical Research Fellow
Research Interest

Cardiothoracic anaesthesia and critical care and acute respiratory pathophysiology, specifically:

Acute lung injury
-One lung ventilation as a model
-Pentraxin 3
-Extravascular lung water measurement

Thoracic Anaesthesia
- Acute lung injury
- Right ventricular dysfunction

Vitamin D in critical illness

Research Expertise

Golden Jubilee National Hospital
- now the largest thoracic surgical unit in the UK.
- also home to the Scottish National Heart Failure Unit and Scottish Pulmonary Vascular Unit with resident expertise in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and Right Heart Catheterisation

Collaborators within the University of Glasgow
- Respiratory immunology / inflammation

Research Areas

Anything relevant considered!


Shelley B (chapter contributor) Prescribing after Cardiac Surgery and Post Thoracotomy Lung Injury. Oxford Handbook of Cardiothoracic Intensive Care, Oxford. (In submission)

Shelley B, Quasim T, Talwar D, McMillan DC, Kinsella J. Low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D reflects severity of illness in critically ill patients (Letter). Critical Care Medicine 2012 (In press)

Shelley B, McSharry C, Macfie A, Kinsella J. Early Experience with a Panel of Acute Lung Injury Biomarkers after Lung Resection (Abstract). Anaesthesia 2012 (In press)

McGrattan T, Shelley B, Maini N, Handley T, Moores A. The sweetie tube and a difficult paediatric airway (Letter). Anaesthesia 2012; 1:73-84. PMID:22150492.

Shelley B, Macfie A, Kinsella J. Anaesthesia for Thoracic Surgery ΓΆ€" A Survey of UK Practice. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia. 2011; 25(6):1014-7. PMID:21868249.

Shelley B, Kinsella J. Outcome after Pneumonectomy? (Letter). British Journal of Anaesthesia 2011; 106(6):907. PMID:21576099.

Shelley B, Macfie A, Schraag S. Analgesic technique and attitudes towards management of hypotension and perioperative fluid balance in thoracic anaesthesia: a survey of UK practice (Abstract). Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia 2010; 24(3):S48-49.

Shelley B, Macfie A, Schraag S. Lung isolation techniques for thoracic surgery: a survey of UK practice (Abstract). Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia 2010; 24(3):S49.

Shelley B, Sutcliffe N. Total Intravenous Anaesthesia (Review article). Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine 2010; 11(4):144-146.

Shelley B, Schraag, S. Trial Protocol Design: A Question of Timing (Abstract). British Journal of Anaesthesia 2009; 103(2):324-325P.

Shelley B, Haldane G. Pneumoretroperitoneum as a Consequence of Anterior Lumbar Plexus Blockade (Letter). Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine 2006 31(6);582-583.

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