Professor Krish Ragunath

Professor Krish Ragunath

Professor of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy & Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist

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Queens Medical Centre Campus, Derby Road, Nottingham, NG7 2UH

Krish Ragunath is Professor of GI Endoscopy, Head of Endoscopy Service and Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Nottingham University Hospitals. He is the BSG International Secretary, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and London. He is member of the BSG, ASGE, ESGE and conferred honorary member of the South African GI Society. He is advisor for NICE interventional procedures in endoscopy, sits on the BSG Endoscopy and Oesophageal committees, steering group member of the BSG Endoscopy research network. Professor Ragunath is an active member of the International Working Group on Classification of Oesophagitis (IWGCO) and Barrett’s Oesophagus. His clinical and research interests include advanced endoscopic imaging of the GI Tract, in particular Barrett’s oesophagus and minimally invasive endoscopic therapy of early GI neoplasia. He has authored / co-authored several peer reviewed publications and text book chapters. He has also performed several live endoscopy demonstrations, endoscopy training in animal models and has lectured in national and international meetings. He was the recipient of the BSG Hopkins Endoscopy Prize 2010.

Publications
Title
Optical Microangiography: High-Definition Magnification Colonoscopy with Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) f
Era of Barrett’s surveillance: Does equipment matter?
High-definition imaging and NBI -improving colonic imaging?
Image-enhanced endoscopy technology in the gastrointestinal tract: What is available?
American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) and Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) joint cons
Identification of predictive factors for early neoplasia in Barrett’s esophagus after autofluorescen
Narrow Band Imaging and High Resolution Endoscopy with Magnification Could Be Useful in Identifying
Polyp Recurrence After Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of Sessile and Flat Colonic Adenomas
Incidence of metachronous visible lesions in patients referred for radiofrequency ablation (RFA) the
Safety and factors predicting diagnostic yield of EUS-guided trucut biopsy technique: a large single
Narrow band imaging for characterization of high grade dysplasia and specialized intestinal metaplas
Meta-analysis: the diagnostic yield of chromoendoscopy for detecting dysplasia in patients with colo
Acetic acid chromoendoscopy for the diagnosis of early neoplasia and specialized intestinal metaplas
Performance measures for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: A European Society of Gastrointestinal En
Life-threatening bleeding following Barrett’s surveillance biopsies
Esophageal stents for benign refractory strictures: a meta-analysis
BEST2 Study Group. Evaluation of a minimally invasive cell sampling device coupled with assessment o
The use of optical imaging techniques in the gastrointestinal tract
Endoscopic Tri-Modal Imaging (ETMI) With Optical Magnification in the Detection of Barrett’s Early N
Endoscopic-ultrasound-guided mural trucut biopsy in the investigation of unexplained thickening of e
Multimodal imaging assisted endoscopic mucosal resection of Barrett’s Dysplasia and cancer
Efficacy of New Playback Functions at Reducing Small-Bowel Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Reading Times
High definition versus standard definition white light endoscopy for detectingdysplasia in patients
The detection of oesophageal varices using a novel, disposable, probe-based transnasal endoscope: a
Editorial: Unsedated Transnasal Endoscopy
Trimodal imaging-assisted endoscopic mucosal resection of early Barrett’s neoplasia
Colonoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease
A randomized comparative effectiveness trial of novel endoscopic techniques and approaches for Barre
Incidence of metachronous visible lesions in patients referred for radiofrequency ablation (RFA) the
Screening for Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Rationale, Recent Progress, Challen
Iron-induced mucosal pathology of the upper gastrointestinal tract: a common finding in patients on
Magnifying endoscopy for diagnosing and delineating early gastric cancer
Endoscopic therapies for the prevention and treatment of early esophageal neoplasia
Radiofrequency Ablation vs Endoscopic Surveillance for Patients With Barrett Esophagus and Low-Grade
The Clinical Utility and Diagnostic Yield of Routine Gastric Biopsies in the Investigation of Iron D
Surgery versus radical endotherapies for early cancer and high grade dysplasia in Barrett’s oesophag
What is the most reliable imaging modality for small colonic polyp characterization? Study of white-
British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Barrett’s oesophag
Analysis of lymphatic and blood vessel invasion biomarkers in T1 esophagogastric adenocarcinomas for
The Accuracy of Acetic Acid Chromoendoscopy (Aac) for the Diagnosis of Specialized Intestinal Metapl
Efficacy, Safety, and Predictive Factors for a Positive Yield of EUS-Guided Trucut Biopsy: A Large T
The detection of oesophageal varices using a novel, disposable, probe-based transnasal endoscope: a
Acetic acid chromoendoscopy for the diagnosis of early neoplasia and specialized intestinal metaplas
High-resolution endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound for evaluation of early neoplasia in Barrett’s e
A multicenter prospective study of the real-time use of narrow-band imaging in the diagnosis of prem
Performance characteristics of unsedated ultrathin video endoscopy in the assessment of the upper GI
Peptic ulcer disease
Evaluation of a Minimally Invasive Cell Sampling Device Coupled with Assessment of Trefoil Factor 3