Professor David Watters

AM OBE ChM FRCSEd FRACS

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Position
Former President of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.                                                                        .
Professor of Surgery at Deakin University and Director of Surgery at University Hospital Geelong, Barwon Health.
General Surgeon with special interests in endocrine, emergency and colorectal surgery.

Special interests
David Watters originally trained in Edinburgh and is a General Surgeon with special interests in Endocrine, Emergency and Colorectal Surgery.

Previous appointments
Professor of Surgery at the University of Melbourne (2000-2010), Professor of Surgery at the University of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby (1992-2000), a year as visiting lecturer at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (1991), senior lecturer at the University of Zambia (1985-1990), and senior registrar at the King Edward VIII and McCord Zulu hospitals in Durban, South Africa (1982-1984). In 2007, David Watters was elected as a Councillor of RACS, and became Chairman of the International Committee.

In 2008, he was elected by Council as Chair of External Affairs for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS). In 2012, David Watters was elected chair of the Professional Development and Standards Board.

David Watters is the author/editor of five textbooks relating to surgical practice in the tropics.   He has over 120 peer reviewed publications and 6 books including Stitches in Time - Two centuries of Surgery in Papua New Guinea (Xlibris, 2012) and the recently published Anzac Surgeons of Gallipoli (RACS 2015) and book chapters covering a wide range of subjects such as surgical training, surgical audit, trauma, peritonitis, critical care, gastrointestinal disorders, colorectal surgery, tropical diseases and HIV infection. 

David has given over 200 conference presentations, including some keynote and prestigious lectures; these include twice being Congress visitor for the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, in rural (1996) and in general/rural surgery (2004). He is one of the original authors of the RACS guide to surgical audit and peer review, now in its third edition. David has also significantly contributed to the RACS guide to surgical competence and performance (June 2008) and was chair of the Performance Assessment Steering Committee responsible for the second edition of the guide (October 2011). In recent years David has taken an interest in the delivery of emergency surgery, leading a pilot project in Geelong. He has also been a founding faculty member of the Management of Surgical Emergencies (MOSES) course under the auspices of General Surgeons Australia (GSA). David completed a book Stitches in Time that covers the history of surgery in Papua New Guinea (1800-2000), and is an active member of the RACS section of Surgical History and has recently published the book ANZAC Surgeons of Gallipoli.

Since David arrived in Australia in 2000, he has continued to support Papua New Guinea’s department of surgery in terms of teaching, research and examining. He was RACS Director for the Pacific Islands Project (2002-2012) and the Papua New Guinea Tertiary Health Services Projects (2002-2010). He was external examiner in Surgery at the Fiji School of Medicine from 1999-2001 and 2009-2011. He has also, for short periods, been resident surgeon in Dili, East Timor.  David Watters was appointed the President of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2015.  

 

In June 2018 in recognition of significant service to Medicine and Medical Education and Leadership Roles with Professional Organisations he was awarded the Queen’s Birthday Honours AM and became a Life Member of the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea in 2017. In August 2016 Deakin University appointed him the title of Alfred Deakin Professor. He was appointed an Honorary Member of the Asian Surgical Association in 2015 and in recognition of his contribution to surgery and surgical training in Papua New Guinea he was awarded the OBE in 2012, and the Rotary's Paul Harris Fellowship in the year 2000.

Publications

2020

Books and Book Chapters

Watters DAK, Nagra S, Francis DMA. IN Smith JA, Kaye AH, Christophi C, Brown WA. Textbook of Surgery. 4th edition. Chapter 69: Ascites. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 2020 p.659-666

Publications

Nataraja RM, Oo YM, Andolfatto L, Moore EM, Watters D, Aye A, Oo H, Tin M, Shrime M, McLeod E. Analysis of Financial Risk Protection Indicators in Myanmar for Paediatric Surgery. World Journal of Surgery. 2020. [Accepted].

 

Truche P, Roa L, Caddell L, Neto J, Citron I, Moore E, Botelho F, Alonso N, Watters D. Bellwether Procedures for Monitoring Perioperative Mortality in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. World Journal of Surgery. 2020. [Accepted]

 

Watters DA, Brown W, Hardidge A, Perioperative Expert Working Group, Victorian Perioperative Consultative Council, Victorian Surgical Directors Group. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Watters DA, Tangi V, Guest G, McCaig E, Moate K. Advocacy for global surgery: a Pacific perspective. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2020. [EPub ahead of print]

 

Latif H, Nagra S, Moore EM, Watters D, Guest G. Patient reported outcomes post emergency laparotomy in a regional centre. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020;90(S1):67-106.

 

 

James K, Borchem I, Talo R, Aihi S, Baru H, Didilemu F, Moore EM, McLeod E, Watters DA. Universal Access to Safe, Affordable, Timely Surgical and Anaesthetic Care: The 6 Global Health Indicators for Alotau Provincial Hospital (APH), Milne Bay Provincial Health Authority (MBPHA), Papua New Guinea (PNG). ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020. [EPub ahead of print]

 

 

Stupart D, Beattie J, Lawson M, Watters DA, Fuller L. Medical Students Can Learn Surgery Effectively in a Rural Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship. Journal of Surgical Education. 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.04.007.

 

 

​Lantz A, Holmer H, Finlayson SRG, Ricketts TC, Watters DA, Gruen RL, Johnson WD, Hagander L. Measuring the migration of surgical specialists. Surgery. 2020;S0039-6060(20)30195-1. [EPub ahead of print]

 

 

Fordyce A, Vorias B, Taranto L, Soares A, Watters D, Saunders C. Breast Disease in Timor Leste. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020. doi: 10.1111/ans.15720

 

 

Nagra S, Kaur B, Singh S, Tangi V, McCaig E, Stupart D, Moore EM, Meera J, Guest GD, Watters DA. How will increasing surgical volume affect mortality in the South Pacific. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020. doi:10.1111/ans.15989.

 

 

Naresh D,  Kefalianos J,  Watters DA,  Stupart S. Who tolerates early enteral feeding after colorectal surgery?  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020.  doi: 10.111/ans.15979.

 

 

Tobin SA, Watters DA. Communication: an enabling competency. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2020 Jan. doi: 10.1111/ans.15672.

Beasley SW, Smith K, Watters D. What leadership means as a core surgical competence in everyday practice. 2020. ANZ Journal of Surgery. doi: 10.1111/ans.15640.

 

 

Nandoskar P, Coghlan P, Moore MH, Ximenes J, Moore EM, Karnon J, Watters DA. The economic value of the delivery of primary cleft surgery in Timor Leste 2000- 2017. World Journal of Surgery. 2020 Feb. doi: 10.1007/s00268-020-05388-3.

2019

 

Books and Book Chapters

Rosenfeld JV, Watters DAK. Neurosurgery in the Tropics: A practical approach to common problems for the isolated practitioner. 2nd edition. Xlibris. 2019. ISBN: 9781796006186 (Hardcover); 9781796006179 (Softcover); 9781796006162 (eBook); pgs1-700.

Publications

Bagguley D, Fordyce A, Guterres J, Soares A, Valadares E, Guest GD, Watters D. Access Delays to Essential Surgical Care Using the Three Delays Framework and Bellwether Procedures at Timor Leste’s National Referral Hospital. BMJ Open. 2019 Aug;9(8):e029812.

 

 

Hong MKY, Yeung JM, Watters DAK, Faragher IG. State-Wide Outcomes in Elective Rectal Cancer Resection: Is there a case for centralisation in Victoria? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2019 Aug;89(12):1642-1646.

 

 

Sarfati D, Dyer R, Sam FA, Barton M, Bray F, Buadromo E, Ekeroma A, Foliaki S, Fong J, Herman J, Huggins L, Maoate K, Meredith I, Mola G, Palafox N, Puloka V, Shin HR, Skeen J, Snowdon W, Tafuna'i M, Teng A, Watters D, Vivili P. Cancer Control in Small Island Nations 1. Cancer control in the Pacific: big challenges facing small island states. Lancet Oncology. 2019 Aug;20(9);e475-e492. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30400-0 1.

 

 

Executive Summary. Cancer control in the Pacific: big challenges facing small island nations. 2019 Aug. The Lancet Oncology.

 

 

Ekeroma A, Dyer R, Palafox N, Maoate K, Skeen J, Foliaki S, Vallely A, Fong J, Hibma M, Mola G, Reichhardt M, Taulung L, Aho G, Fakakovikaetau T, Watters D, Toliman PJ, Buenconsejo-Lum L, Sarfati D. Cancer Control in Small Island Nations 2. Cancer management in the Pacific region: a report on innovation and good practice. The Lancet Oncology. 2019 Aug;20(9):e493-e502.

 

 

Ng S, Stupart D, Watters D. Trends in Survival after Colorectal cancer Surgery in an Australian Regional Hospital. World Journal of Colorectal Surgery. 2019 Jun;8(2):40-43.

 

 

Ng S, Kong J, Stupart D, Watters D. Is Colonoscopic Surveillance Necessary after Curative Resection of Colorectal Cancer in Elderly Patients? WJCS. 2019 Jun;8(2):24-27.

 

 

Fehlberg T, Rose J, Guest G, Watters D. The Surgical Burden of Disease and Perioperative Mortality in Patients Admitted to Hospitals in Victoria, Australia: a Population-Level Observational Study. British Medical Journal Open Access. 2019 Apr;0:e028671. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-028671.

 

 

Watters DA, Smith JA. Being a better surgeon: a multi-competency challenge. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2019 Apr;89(5):461-463. doi:10.1111/ans.15233.

 

 

Stevens C, Watters D. Short-term outcomes of pancreaticoduodenectomy in the state of Victoria-Hospital resources are more important than volume. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2019 Apr;89:1577-1581. doi: 10.1111/ans.15298.

 

 

Crebbin W, Beasley S, Tobin S, Guest G, Duviver R, Watters D. Judgement – Clinical Decision Making as a core surgical competency. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2019 Apr;89:760-763.

 

 

Richardson TE, Yanada BA, Watters D, Stupart D, Lamichhane P, Bell C. What young Australians think about a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. ANZ Journal of Public Health. 2019 Jan;43:63-67. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12858.

 

 

Watters DA, McCaig E, Nagra S, Kevau I. Surgical training programmes in the South Pacific, Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste. British Journal of Surgery. 2019 Jan;106:e53-e61. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11057.

 

 

Kebria P, Khosravi A, Nahavandi S, Watters D, Guest G, Shi P. Robust adaptive control of internet-based bilateral teleoperation systems with time-varying delay and model uncertainties. IN SysCon 2019: Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Systems Conference, IEEE, Piscataway, N.J., pp. 187-192. doi: 10.1109/ICIT.2019.8755182. [Epub ahead of print]

 

 

Watters DA, Smith K, Tobin S, Beasley SW. Follow the leader: followership and its relevance for surgeons. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2019 Jan;89:589-593.

 

 

Sakowska M, Cole JAM, Watters DA, Guest GD. Impact of public-private partnership on a regional colonoscopy service. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2019 Jan;89(5):552-556. doi: 10.1111/ans. 15066.

 

 

Sebastian A, Stupart D, Watters D. Loop ileostomy reversal after laparoscopic versus open rectal resection. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2019 Aug;89(3):e52-e55.  doi: 10.1111/ans.14879.

2018

Fehlberg T, Rose J, Guest G, Watters D. The Surgical Burden of Disease and Perioperative Mortality in Patients Admitted to Hospitals in Victoria, Australia: a Population-Level Observational Study. 2018 Dec [Accepted].

Ng SC, Stupart D, Bartolo, Watters D. Anastomotic leaks in Stage IV colorectal cancer. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2018 Sep;88(9):E649-653.

Kong J, Low D, Wardill D, Stupart D, Guest G, Watters D. Electronic Web-Based Colonoscopy Guidelines: Ease of Use and Improvement in Compliance. World Journal of Colorectal Surgery. 2018 [accepted 29 Aug 2018; E-pub ahead of print].

Ng SC, Stupart D, Bartolo D, Watters D. Anastomotic leaks in stage IV colorectal cancer. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2018 [accepted 25 Feb 2018; E-pub ahead of print].

Watters DA. Dialogue, informed consent and moral decision making. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2018 May;88:525-527.

Scarfe A, Duncan J, Ma N, Cameron A, Rankin D, Karatassas A, Fletcher D, Watters D, Maddern G. Day case hernia repair: weak evidence or practice gap? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2018 Jun;88(6):547-553.

Khajehnoori M, Stupart D, Watters D. Publication rate of general surgery abstracts presented at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2018 May;88(1-2):16-19.

Watters DA, Tangi V, Guest G, Batten J, Robson SJ, Scott DA, Cooper MG.  Countries and colleges collaborate to improve access in Oceania and Southeast Asia. American College of Surgeons. 2018 May Bulletin.

Watters DA, Guest GD, Tangi V, Shrime MG, Meara JG. Global Surgery System Strengthening: It Is All About the Right Metrics. Anaesthesia Analgesia. 2018 Apr;126(4):1329-1339.

Scarfe A, Duncan J, Ma N, Cameron A, Rankin D, Karatassas A, Fletcher D, Watters D, Maddern G. Day case hernia repair: week evidence or practice gap? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2018 Mar;88:547-553.

Watters DA. Surviving rejections, revisions and re-submissions. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2018 Jan;88(1-2):6-7.

Ooi S, Stupart D, Gillies H, Watters D. Does the Alexis wound retractor increase the risk of blood splashes to the eyes? Early closure of a double blinded randomised controlled trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. 2018 Jan [E-pub ahead of print].

Khajehnoori M, Stupart D, Watters D. Publication rate of General Surgery abstracts presented at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress: General Surgery abstracts. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2018 Jan;88:16-19.

2017

Watters DA, Guest GD, Tangi V, Shrime MG, Meara JG. Global surgery system strengthening: It’s all about the right metrics. Anaesthesia & Analgesia. [Accepted November 2017].

Winter NN, Guest GD, Bozin M, Thomson BN, Mann GB, Tan SBM, Clark DA, Daruwalla J, Muralidharan V, Najan N, Pitcher ME, Vilhelm K, Cox MR, Lane SE, Watters DA. Laparoscopic or open appendicectomy for suspected appendicitis in pregnancy and evaluation of foetal outcome in Australia. ANZ J Surg. 2017. [E-pub ahead of print]

Guest GD, Scott D, Xavier J, Watters DA. Surgical capacity building in Timor-Leste: a review of the first 15 years of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons-led Australian Aid programme: Surgical capacity building in Timor-Leste. ANZ J Surg. 2017. doi:10.1111/ans.13768.

​Stokes MAR, Guest GD, Mamadi P, Seta W, Yaubihi N, Karawiga G, Naidi B, Watters DAK. Measuring the Burden of Surgical Disease Averted by Emergency and Essential Surgical Care in a District Hospital in Papua New Guinea. WJS. 2017. [E-pub ahead of print]

Stevens C, Awad A, Abbas S, Watters DA. Systematic review and meta-analysis of hepatic resection versus transarterial chemoembolization for solitary large hepatocellular carcinoma. HPB. 2017. doi:10.1016/j.hpb.2017.03.009.

Stevens C, Abbas SM, Watters DAK. How Does Cholecystectomy Influence Recurrence of Idiopathic Acute Pancreatitis? J Gastrointest Surg. 2017. [E-pub ahead of print]

McQueen KA, Watters DA, Tangi V. Resolutions and Declarations in an Era of Global Surgery. WJS 2017;41:5–6.​

McQueen KA, Coonan T, Derbew M, Tangi V, Bickler S, Banguti P, Gruen R, Watters D. The 2015 Bangkok Global Surgery Declaration: A Call to the Global Health Community to Promote Implementation of the World Health Assembly Resolution for Surgery and Anaesthesia Care. WJS 2017;41:7–9.​

Kong J, Low D, Wardill D, Stupart D, Guest G, Watters D. An Electronic Web-based Colonoscopy Guidelines: Ease Of Use And Improvement In Compliance. WJ Colorectal Surg. 2017;Manuscript 1266.​

Kong J, Low D, Guest G, Watters D. Improving colonoscopy compliance according to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines. Int J Qual Health Care. 2017. [E-pub ahead of print]

Khajehnoori M, Stupart D, Watters D. Publication rate of General Surgery abstracts presented at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress: General Surgery abstracts. ANZ J Surg. 2017 Jul 6. doi:10.1111/ans.14103. [Epub ahead of print]

Hillis DJ, Watters DAK, Malisano L, Bailey N, Rankin D. Variation in the costs of surgery: seeking value. MJA 2017;206(4):162.​

2016

Hodgson R, An V, Stupart DA, Guest GD, Watters DAK. Who gets Hartmann's reversed in a regional centre? The surgeon. 2016 Aug;14(4):184-89. doi: 10.1016/j.surge.2014.11.001.

O'Neill KM, Greenberg SLM, Cherian M, Gillies RD, Daniels KM, Roy N, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Spiegel D, Watters DA, Gruen R. Bellwether procedures for monitoring and planning essential surgical care in low- and middle-income countries: Caesarean delivery, laparotomy, and treatment of open fractures. World Journal of Surgery. July 2016;in-press.

​Watters DA, Babidge WJ, Kiermeier A, McCulloch GAJ,  Maddern GJ. Perioperative Mortality Rates in Australian Public Hospitals: The Influence of Age, Gender and Urgency. World Journal of Surgery. June 2016;in-press.

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) & Medibank. Surgical Variance Report: General Surgery. May 2016.

 

 

Dare AJ, Lee KC, Bleicher J, Elobu AE, Kamara TB, Liko O, Luboga S, Danlop A, Kune G, Hagander L, Leather AJM, Yamey G. Prioritising Surgical Care on National Health Agendas: A Qualitative Case Study of Papua New Guinea, Uganda, and Sierra Leone. PLOS Medicine. 2016 May;1-25.

 

Watters DA. Clinical Variation: Procedure in profile: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Surgical News. 2016 Apr:17(3):38.

 

Watters DA. President’s Perspective: Integrity means we will take our responsibilities seriously. Surgical News. 2016 Apr:17(3):6.

 

Stupart DA, Sim FW, Chan ZH, Guest GD, Watters DA. Cautery versus scalpel for abdominal skin incisions: a double blind, randomized crossover trial of scar cosmesis. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2016 Apr;86(4):303-6.

 

Krishan J, Abhishek T, Meena C, Edward K, Watters DA. Assessment of Acute Burn Management in 32 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. World Journal of Surgery.  2016 Apr:40:791–800.

 

Watters DA, Hillis D. RACS pledges fee probe. Medical Journal of Australia InSight. 2016 March; Issue 11.

 

Rey-Conde T, Wysocki AP, North JB, Allen J, Ware R, Watters DA. Clinical events reported by surgeons assessing their peers. American Journal of Surgery. 2016 Mar;S0002-9610(16)30125-8.

 

Meara JG , Leather AJM, Hagander L, Alkire BC, Alonso N, Ameh EA, Bickler SW, Conteh L, Dare AJ, Davies J, Mérisier ED, El-Halabi S, Farmer PE, Gawande A, Gillies R, Greenberg SLM, Grimes CE, Gruen RL, Ismail EA, Kamara TB, Lavy C, Lundeg G, Mkandawire NC, Raykar NP, Riesel JN, Rodas E, Rose J, Roy N, Shrime MG, Sullivan R, Verguet S, Watters D, Weiser TG, Wilson IH, Yavey G, Yip W. Global Surgery 2030: Evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia. 2016 Feb;25:75-78.

 

Kaptigau WM, Rosenfeld JV, Kevau I, Watters DA. The Establishment and Development of Neurosurgery Services in Papua New Guinea. World Journal of Surgery. 2016 Feb;40:251–257.

 

Kong J, Low D, Guest G, Watters D. Improving colonoscopy compliance according to the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) guidelines. International Journal of Quality in Health Care. 2016;submitted.

 

Pakalu W, Watters DAK. History of surgery at Tari Hospital. Papua New Guinea Medical Journal. 2015 Mar-Dec;58(1-4):35-45.

2015

Rey-Conde T, Wysocki AP, North JB, Allen J, Ware R, Watters DA. Clinical events reported by surgeons assessing their peers. American Journal of Surgery. Dec 2015. In-Press.

 

Krishan J, Abhishek T, Meena C, Edward K, Watters DA. Assessment of Acute Burn Management in 32 Low- and Middle-Income Countries. World Journal of Surgery.  2015 Dec;in-press. doi: 10.1007/s00268-015-3355-3.

 

 

Watters DA. Apology for discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment by the President of the RACS.  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2015; 85(12);895. doi: 10.1111/ans.13362.

 

 

Watters DA, Truskett PG. Gender equity in surgery: dream delusion or nightmare.  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2015; 85(12);896–897. doi: 10.1111/ans.13347.

 

 

Watters DA. Apology for discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment by the President of the RACS.  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2015; 85(12);895. doi: 10.1111/ans.13362.

 

 

Watters DA.  Making the case for global surgery.  The Lancet Perspectives. 2015; 386(10 000): 1211-1310. ISSN:0140-6736.

 

 

Watters DA, Hills DJ. Discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment: where next for medical leadership? Medical Journal of Australia. 2015; 203(4): 175.

 

 

Crebbin W, Campbell G, Hissil DA, Watters DA.  Prevalence of bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment in surgery in Australasia.  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2015; doi:10.1111/ans.13363

 

 

Sullivan R, Alatise O, Anderson BO, Audisio R, Autier P, Aggarwal A, Balch C, Brennan MF, Dare A, D’Cruz A, Thomas R, Tsunoda AT, van de Velde C, Veronesi U, Vijaykumar DK, Watters D, Wang S, Wu Y, Zeiton M, Purushotham A.  Global cancer surgery: Delivering safe, affordable, and timely cancer surgery.  The Lancet Oncology.  2015; 16(11): 1193-1224.

 

 

Nikolovski Z, Watters DAK, Stupart D, Guest GD.  Colorectal multidisciplinary meetings: how do they affect the timeliness of treatment?  ANZ Journal of Surgery. 05/2015; doi:10.1111/ans.13144.

 

 

Palmqvist C, Arivaratnam R, Watters DA, Laing GL, Stupart D, Hider P, Ng-Kamstra JS, Wilson L, Clarke DL, Hagander L, Greenberg SLM, Gruen RL.  Monitoring and evaluating surgical care: defining perioperative mortality rate and standardising data collection.  The Lancet.  04/2015;DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60822-4.



Wuthisuthimethawee P, Lindquist SJ, Sandler N, Clavisi O, Korin S, Watters D, Gruen RL. Wound Management in Disaster Settings. World Journal of Surgery. 2015 Jan;39:842-853.


Moore EM, Watters DAK, Ames D, Mander AG. IN: Martin CR, Preedy VR. Diet and Nutrition in Dementia and Cognitive Decline. Chapter 59: Vitamin B12 and Cognitive Impairment. Academic Press is an Imprint of Elsevier: Oxford; 2015 p.637-648.

 

2014

Moore E, Pasco J, Mander A, Sanders K, Carne R, Jenkins N, Black M, Schneider H, Ames D, Watters D. The prevalence of vitamin B12 deficiency in a random sample from the Australian population. Journal of Investigational Biochemistry. 2014 Oct;3(3):95-100.


Mahar PD, Wasiak J, Cleland H, Paul E, Gin D, Watters DA, Marsh P, Padiglione AP. Secondary Bacterial Infection and Empirical Antibiotic Use in Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Patients. Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2014 Jul;35(6):518-524.


Moore EM, Mander AG, Ames D, Kotowicz MA, Carne RP, Brodaty H, Woodward M, Ellis KA, Bush AI, Faux NG, Watters DA. Response to comment on Moore et al. Increased risk of cognitive impairment in patients with diabetes is associated with metformin. Diabetes Care. 2014 Jun;37(6):e151.


Watters DA, Hollands MJ, Gruen RL, Maoate K, Perndt H, McDougall RJ, Morriss WW, Tangi V, Casey KM, McQueen KA. Perioperative Mortality Rate (POMR): A Global Indicator of Access to Safe Surgery and Anaesthesia. World Journal of Surgery. 2014 May;39(4):856–864.


Watters DA. Editorial Does fatigue impair performance? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2014 Mar;84(3):102-103.


Mahar PD, Wasiak J, Paul E, Watters DA, Kirby J, Gin D, Marsh P, Cleland H. Comparing mortality outcomes of major burns and toxic epidermal necrolysis in a A7tertiary burns centre. Burns. 2014 Mar;40(8):1743-1747.


Mahar PD, Wasiak J, Hii B, Cleland H, Watters DA, Gin D, Spinks AB. A systematic review of the management and outcome of toxic epidermal necrolysis treated in burns centres. Burns. 2014 Feb;40(7):1245-1254.


Watters DA, Beasley SW, Crebbin W. Diagnostic conversations: Clinical Decision Making in surgery – Part 1 . Diagnosis. 2014 Jan;A91(1):99–102.


Masterton JP, Moss D, Korin SJ, Watters DAK. Evaluation of the medium-term outcomes and impact of the Rowan Nicks Scholarship Programme. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2014 Jan;84:110-116.

 

2013

Moore EM, Ames D, Mander AG, Carne RP, Brodaty H, Woodward MC, Boundy K, Ellis KA, Bush AI, Faux NG, Martins RN, Masters CL, Rowe CC, Szoeke C, Watters DA. Among Vitamin B12 Deficient Older People, High Folate Levels are Associated with Worse Cognitive Function: Combined Data from Three Cohorts. 2013 Nov;39(3):661-668.


Watters DA. Guy de Chauliac: pre-eminent surgeon of the Middle Ages. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2013 Oct;83(10):730-734.


Moore EM, Mander AG, Ames D, Kotowicz MS, Carne RP, Brodaty H, Woodward M, Boundy K, Ellis KA, Bush AI, Faux NG, Martins R, Szoeke C, Rowe C, Watters DA. Increased Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Patients With Diabetes Is Associated With Metformin. Diabetes Care. 2013 Sept;36(10):2981-2987.


Stupart D, Sim FW, Chan ZH, Guest GD, Watters DA. Cautery versus scalpel for abdominal skin incisions: a double blind, randomized crossover trial of scar cosmesis. 2013 Sept;in-print. doi: 10.1111/ans.12434.


Mahar PD, Wasiak J, Cleland H, Watters D, Paul E, Marsh P, Gin D. Mortality and Use of the Auxiliary Score in Extensive Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Patients Admitted to an Adult Burns Referral Centre. Dermatology. 2013 Sep;227(2):180-185.


Kong CH, Guest GD, Stupart DA, Faragher IG, Chan STF, Watters DA. Recalibration and Validation of a Preoperative Risk Prediction Model for Mortality in Major Colorectal Surgery. Diseases of the colon & Rectum. 2013 Jun;56(7):844-849.


Brockman SF, Scott S, Guest GD, Stupart DA, Ryan S, Watters DAK. Does an Acute Surgical Model increase the rate of negative appendicectomy or perforated appendicitis? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2013 May;83(10):744-747.


McGlade DP, Watters DA, Stupart DA. Emergency surgery model improves outcomes for patients with acute cholecystitis. Medical Journal of Australia. 2013 May;1998(8):413.


Campbell G, Watters DA. Making decisions in emergency surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2013 May;83(6):429-433.


Watters DA, Truskett PG. Reducing errors in emergency surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2013 Apr;83(6):434-437.


Watters DA. Judging performance. Medical Journal of Australia: InSight. 2013 Mar. https://www.mja.com.au/insight/2013/7/david-watters-judging-performance


Azher H, Lay J, Stupart DA, Guest GD, Watters DA. Medical student participation in a surgical outpatient clinic: a randomized controlled trial. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2013 Mar;83(6):466-471.


Crebbin W, Beasley SW, Watters DAK. Clinical decision making: how surgeons do it. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2013 Jan;83:422-428.

 

2012

Crebbin W. and Watters D. Defining Standards for a Competency-Based Surgical Training Program. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2012 Dec;4(4):555-555. http://www.jgme.org/toc/jgme/4/4


Watters D, Koestenbauer A. Stitches in Time: Two Centuries of Surgery in Papua New Guinea. Gordon, NSW: Xlibris Corporation; 2012.www.stitches-in-time.wikispaces.com


Media Review: Peter F. Burke. Stitches in Time. Two Centuries of Surgery in Papua New Guinea. Edited by D. Watters with A. Koestenbauer. Gordon, NSW: Xlibris Corporation, 2011. 802 pages. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2012.06305.x.


Stupart D, Watters DA, Guest GD, Cuthbert V, Ryan S. Dedicated emergency theatres improve service delivery and surgeons' job satisfaction. 2012 Nov;83(7-8):549-553.


Preece ER, Athan E, Watters DA, Gyorki DE. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: a rare mimic of acute appendicitis. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2012 Apr;82(4):283-4. 


Watters DA, Ewing H, McCaig E. Three phases of the Pacific Islands Project (1995-2010). ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2012 Mar 23.


Gruen RL, Watters DA, Hollands MJ. Surgical Wisdom. British Journal of Surgery. 2012 Jan;99(1):3-5. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7688.


De Cossart L, Fish D. Authors' reply: Surgical Wisdom. British Journal of Surgery. 2012;99(5)739. doi: 10.1002/bjs.8771.


Moore E, Mander A, Ames D, Carne R, Sanders K, Watters D. Cognitive impairment and vitamin B12: a review. International Psychogeriatrics. 2012 Jan 6:1-16. 

 

2011

Watters DAK. Rural Surgical Audit. IN: Wichmann MW, Borgstrom DC, Caron NR, Maddern G, editors. Rural Surgery: Challenges and Solutions for the Rural Surgeon. Berlin: Springer-Verlag; 2011. p.55-66.


Watters DAK. Health Issues of the Pacific Islands. IN: Europa Publications editors, 42nd ed. The Far East and Australasia 2011. London: Routledge; 2011. p.985-997.


RACS Performance Assessment Steering Committee, inc. Watters DAK. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Code of Conduct. Melbourne: RACS; 2011.


RACS Performance Assessment Steering Comittee, inc. Watters DAK. Surgical Competence and Performance: A Guide to aide the Assessment and Development of Surgeons. Melbourne: RACS; 2011.


Moore E, Mander A, Watters D. More adverse neurological consequences of metformin-induced vitamin B12 deficiency. Southern Medical Journal. 2011 Jul;104(7):541-2; author reply 2.

 

2010

Connolly TM, Watters DA. Monitoring performance in thyroidectomy: cumulative sum analysis of outcomes. Thyroid. 2010 Apr;20(4):407-12.


Mirbagheri N, Dark JG, Watters DA. How do patients aged 85 and older fare with abdominal surgery? Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2010 Jan;58(1):104-8. 

 

2009

Ragg JL, Watters DA, Guest GD. Preoperative risk stratification for mortality and major morbidity in major colorectal surgery. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2009 Jul;52(7):1296-303.


Moore EM, Sanders KM, Guest GD, Watters DAK. Are the guidelines set by the Australian Endocrine Surgeons AES06/01 group valid? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2009 May;79:A22.


Guest GD, Watters DA, Green R, Bourke J, Ward R, Plueckhahn D. Seeing is believing: A new way to look at histopathology results. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2009 May;79:A27.


Hoh SM, Guest GD, Watters DA. Diverticular disease: The management of acute presentations and its outcome - A regional hospital's experience. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2009 May;79:A67.


Holmes MJ, Guest GD, Watters DA. Multidisciplinary meetings in colorectal cancer - Do they make a difference? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2009 May;79:A15.


Dickinson I, Watters D, Graham I, Montgomery P, Collins J. Guide to the assessment of competence and performance in practising surgeons. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2009 Mar;79(3):198-204.


Watters DA, D'Souza B, Guest G, Wardill D, Levy S, O'Keefe M, et al. Training in the private sector: what works and how do we increase opportunities? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2009 Mar;79(3):138-42.

 

2008

Watters DAK, Francis DMA. Ascites. IN: Textbook of Surgery. Third Edition. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers; 2008.


Watters DA, Knight RE. Isolated specialists: how many procedures do they need to carry out and how do we measure whether they are competent? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2008 Sep;78(9):731-2.


Chung S, Watters D. Academic surgery in Papua New Guinea. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2008 May;78(5):347-9.


Bowles TA, Sanders KM, Colson M, Watters DA. Simplified risk stratification in elective colorectal surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2008 Jan-Feb;78(1-2):24-7.


Rosenfeld JV, Watters DA. Surgery in developing countries. Journal of Neurosurgery Pediatrics. 2008 Jan;1(1):108; author reply 208-9.

 

2007

Watters D, Niblett J. Guidelines for the Treatment of Cancer in Papua New Guinea. Third Edition. Sydney: Australasian Medical Publishing Company Limited; 2007.


Watters DA. Loch ness, special operations executive and the first surgeon in paradise: Robert Kenneth Wilson (26.1.1899-6.6.1969). ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2007 Dec;77(12):1053-7.


Watters DA, Wall J. Thyroid surgery in the tropics. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2007 Nov;77(11):933-40.


Yap CH, Colson ME, Watters DA. Cumulative sum techniques for surgeons: a brief review. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2007 Jul;77(7):583-6.


Bowles TA, Watters DA. Time to CUSUM: simplified reporting of outcomes in colorectal surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2007 Jul;77(7):587-91.


Ragg J, Guest GD, Thorne M, Watters D, Hurley J, Crowley S. Introduction of Laparoscopic Resectional Colorectal Surgery to Naive Hospital. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2007 May;77:A75.


Watters DA. Skull trepanation in the Bismarck archipelago. PNG Medical Journal. 2007 Mar-Jun;50(1-2):20-4.


Watters DA. Don't be afraid of neurological assessment and keep it simple. PNG Medical Journal. 2007 Mar-Jun;50(1-2):1-4.


Thomas S, Watters DA, Rosenfeld JV. Paraplegia in a 10-year-old child: case report. PNG Medical Journal. 2007 Mar-Jun;50(1-2):72-3.

 

2006

Miller FJ, Miller CA, Fox AM, Craig GL, Watters DA. Influence of training on the family. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2006 Oct;76(10):907-11.


Kevau I, Watters DA. Specialist surgical training in Papua New Guinea: the outcomes after 10 years. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2006 Oct;76(10):937-41.


Merry C, Goodall-Wilson D, Guest G, Papas C, Selvidge J, Watters DA. The surgical trainee log we need: minimum of work, maximum of output. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2006 Mar;76(3):185-9.


Watters DA, Green AJ, van Rij A. Requirements for trainee logbooks. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2006 Mar;76(3):181-4.


Watters DA, Green AJ, van Rij A. Guidelines for surgical audit in Australia and New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2006 Jan-Feb;76(1-2):78-83.

 

2005

Green A, Van Rij A, Watters D, Dewan P, Montgomery P, Cruickshank L. Surgical Audit and Peer Review. Second Edition. Melbourne: RACS; 2005.


Watters DA, Scott DF. Doctors in the Pacific. Medical Journal of Australia. 2004 Dec 6-20;181(11-12):597-601.


Cheah LP, Amott DH, Pollard J, Watters DA. Electronic medical handover: towards safer medical care. Medical Journal of Australia. 2005 Oct 3;183(7):369-72.

 

2004

Watters DAK, Wilson IH, Leaver RJ, Bagshawe A. Care of the Critically Ill Patient in the Tropics. Second Edition. Oxford: MacMillan Education Ltd; 2004.

 

2003

Watters D. Can trainees do something completely different? ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2003 Nov;73(11):871-2.

 

2001

Halder A, Morewya J, Watters DA. Rising incidence of breast cancer in Papua New Guinea. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2001 Oct;71(10):590-3.


Watters DA. Managing severe head injuries in Papua New Guinea. PNG Medical Journal. 2001 Mar-Jun;44(1-2):63-5.


Ponifasio P, Poki HO, Watters DA. Abdominal trauma in urban Papua New Guinea. PNG Medical Journal. 2001 Mar-Jun;44(1-2):36-42.

 

2000

Watters DAK. The role of intensive care for the perioperative management of surgical patients. IN: Anaesthesia & Emergency Situations - a management guide. Australia: MacGraw-Hill; 2000.


Watters DAK. Abdominal Emergencies in the Tropics. IN: Ellis BW, Paterson-Brown S, editors. Hamilton Bailey's Emergency Surgery. Butterworth & Heinmann; 2000.


Rosenfeld JV, Watters DAK. Neurosurgery in the Tropics. London: MacMillan; 2000.


Guest GD, Fink RL. Metastatic Crohn's disease: case report of an unusual variant and review of the literature. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2000 Dec;43(12):1764-6.


Watters DA, Kapitgau WM, Kaminiel P, Liko O, Kevau I, Ollapallil J, et al. Surgical capability and surgical pathology in Papua New Guinea in the year 2000. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2001 May;71(5):274-80.


Watters DA, Theile DE. Progress of surgical training in Papua New Guinea to the end of the 20th century. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 2000 Apr;70(4):302-7.

 

1999

Jacob OJ, Rosenfeld JV, Taylor RH, Watters DA. Late complications of arrow and spear wounds to the head and neck. Journal of Trauma. 1999 Oct;47(4):768-73.


Watters DA. The management of splenic trauma in patients with splenomegaly due to malaria. PNG Medical Journal. 1999 Sep-Dec;42(3-4):124-5.


Haina T, Ponifasio P, Jacob OJ, Watters DA. Traumatic false aneurysms in Port Moresby. PNG Medical Journal. 1999 Sep-Dec;42(3-4):77-83.

 

1998

Pip A, Watters D, Murphy D, Wood N, Donnelly P. Hormone-receptor status of breast cancer in Papua New Guinea. The Lancet. 1998 May 2;351(9112):1328-9.

 

1997

Holcombe C, Watters DA. Surgical training of oversease qualified doctors. Are we training the wrong doctors at the wrong time in the wrong way? Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons England. 1997 Jan;79(1 Suppl):19-21.


Watters DA. Surgery for tuberculosis before and after human immunodeficiency virus infection: a tropical perspective. British Journal of Surgery. 1997 Jan;84(1):8-14.

 

1996

Matthew PK, Kapua F, Soaki PJ, Watters DA. Trauma admissions in the southern highlands of Papua New Guinea. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 1996 Oct;66(10):659-63.


Watters DA. The future of surgery in Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 1996 Sep;66(9):580-3.


Kevau I, Watters DA. Conservative management of femoral shaft fractures. PNG Medical Journal. 1996 Jun;39(2):143-51.


Watters DA, Dyke T. Trauma in Papua New Guinea: what do we know and where do we go? PNG Medical Journal. 1996 Jun;39(2):121-5.


Liko O, Chalau P, Rosenfeld JV, Watters DA. Head injuries in Papua New Gunea. PNG Medical Journal. 1996 Jun;39(2):100-4.


Watters DA, Dyke TD, Maihua J. The trauma burden in Port Moresby. PNG Medical Journal. 1996 Jun;39(2):93-9.


Watters DA, Lourie JA. Trauma in Papua New Guinea - an epidemic out of control. PNG Medical Journal. 1996 Jun;39(2):91-2.


Watters DA, Kaul S. Tropical medicine in and out of the tropics. The Lancet. 1996 Apr 20;347(9008):1111.


Rosenfeld JV, Watters DA, Jacob OJ. Neurosurgery in Papua New Guinea. ANZ Journal of Surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 1996 Feb;66(2):78-84.


Watters DA, Dyke TD, Maihua J. The trauma burden in Port Moresby. PNG Medical Journal. 1996;39(2):93-9.

 

1995

Watters D, Kiire C. Gastroenterology in the Tropics and Subtropics. A Practical Approach. London: MacMillan Education Ltd; 1995.


Boone KE, Watters DA. The incidence of malaria after splenectomy in Papua New Guinea. British Medical Journal. 1995;311(7015):1273.


Ollapallil JJ, Beaso J, Watters DA. Human bite injuries to the nose. Tropical Doctor. 1995;25(2):85-7.


Ollapallil JJ, Watters DA. Surgical management of elephantiasis of male genitalia. British Journal of Urology. 1995;76(2):213-5.


Rosenfeld JV, Watters DA. Neurosurgery in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 1995;2(2):118-20.


Thomason JA, Watters DA. Quality assurance in surgery. Patient perceptions of quality. Tropical and Geographical Medicine. 1995;47(1):35-7.


Watters DA. When does the patient with diarrhoea need surgery? PNG Medical Journal. 1995;38(4):332-8.

 

1994

Jacob OJ, Rosenfeld JV, Watters DA. The repair of frontal encephaloceles in Papua New Guinea. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 1994;64(12):856-60.


Rosenfeld JV, Kevau I, Jacob O, Danga B, Watters DA. Dumbbell schwannoma causing acute spinal cord compression: case report. PNG Medical Journal. 1994;37(1):40-4.


Watters DA. Surgery, surgical pathology and HIV infection: lessons learned in Zambia. PNG Medical Journal. 1994;37(1):29-39.


Watters DA, Oberoi GS. The perioperative management of diabetic patients undergoing surgery. PNG Medical Journal. 1994;37(4):231-7.

 

1993

Trevett AJ, Nwokolo N, Watters DA, Lagani W, Vince JD. Tourniquet injury in a Papuan snakebite victim. Tropical and Geographical Medicine. 1993;45(6):305-7.


Watters DA. Quality assurance in surgery: surgical audit in the developing world. PNG Medical Journal. 1993;36(2):120-5.


Watters DA. The early management of hypovolaemic shock. PNG Medical Journal. 1993;36(3):249-55.


Watters DA. Volvulus of the sigmoid colon--a re-appraisal: too soon to abandon Hartmann's procedure. Tropical Doctor. 1993;23(4):183.

 

1992

Watters DA. Experience with full thickness scalp burns. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinbough. 1992;37(1):62.


Watters DA, Gilmour HM. Helicobacter pylori and non-ulcer dyspepsia in Zambia. Tropical Doctor. 1992;22(2):85.


Watters DA. Surgery for duodenal ulcer in Zambia. Tropical Doctor. 1992;22(4):181-2.


Watters DA, Ahuja AT, Evans RM, Chick W, King WW, Metreweli C, et al. Role of ultrasound in the management of thyroid nodules. American Journal of Surgery 1992;164(6):654-7.

 

1991

Watters DAK, Wilson IH, Leaver RJ, Bagshawe A. Care of the Critically Ill Patient in the Tropics and Sub-Tropics. London: MacMillan Education Ltd; 1991.


Watters DA. Chair of tropical surgery. The Lancet. 1991;337(8746):921.


Watters DA, Bem C, Echun DA, Ahmed A. Audit of 'surgery in general' in an African teaching hospital. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinbough. 1991;36(6):402-4.

 

1990

Deedat AM, Wilson IH, Watters DA. Central venous pressure monitoring for the critically ill in Zambia. Tropical Doctor. 1990;20(2):74-6.


Leaver RJ, de Baetselier H, Bagshawe A, Watters DA. Cerebral malaria: what is unarousable coma? The Lancet. 1990;335(8680):44-5.


Leaver RJ, Haile Z, Watters DA. HIV and cerebral malaria. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.1990;84(2):201.


Watters DA, Smith AN. Strength of the colon wall in diverticular disease. British Journal of Surgery. 1990;77(3):257-9.


Watters DA, Wilson IH. The practice of central venous pressure monitoring in the tropics. Tropical Doctor. 1990;20(2):56-60.

 

1989

Haile Z, Leaver RJ, Wilson IH, Watters DA. Cerebral malaria, missed again. The Lancet. 1989;1(8638):620.


Sinclair JR, Watters DA, Bagshaw A. Non-traumatic coma in Zambia. Tropical Doctor. 1989;19(1):6-10.


Watters DA, Wilson IH, Sinclair JR, Ngandu N. A clinical sickness score for the critically ill in Central Africa. Intensive Care Medicine. 1989;15(7):467-70.

 

1988

Watters DAK (Guest editor), Gilles HM, Greenwood BM, Lambert HP, McAdam KP, Strickland GT, Warren KS, Wolff SM. Bailliere's Clinical Tropical Medicine and Communicable Diseases. Volume 3/Number 2. London: Bailliere Tindall; 1988.

 

 

Sinclair JR, Watters DA, Davison M. Outcome of mechanical ventilation in Central Africa. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons England. 1988;70(2):76-9.


Watters DA, Sinclair JR. Outcome of severe head injuries in central Africa. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. 1988;33(1):35-8.


Watters DA, Sinclair JR, Luo N, Verma R. HIV seroprevalence in critically ill patients in Zambia. Aids. 1988;2(2):142-3.


Watters DA, Wilson IH. HIV infection, AIDS and ICU in Central Africa. Anaesthesia. 1988;43(11):988-9.


Wilson IH, Watters DA. Use of personal computers in a teaching hospital in Zambia. British Medical Jouurnal (Clin Res Ed). 1988;296(6617):255-6.

 

1987

Khorshid KA, Erzingatsian K, Watters DA, Bayley AC. Intussusception due to Kaposi's sarcoma. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. 1987;32(6):339-41.


Watters DA, Bayley AC. Training doctors and surgeons to meet the surgical needs of Africa. British Medical Journal (Clin Res Ed). 1987;295(6601):761-3.

 

1985

Haffejee AA, Angorn IB, Watters DA. Total parenteral nutrition by peripheral venous infusion in patients with oesophageal carcinoma. South African Medical Journal. 1985;67(11):405-7.


Vongsangnak V, Varma JS, Watters D, Smith AN. Clinical, manometric and surgical aspects of complete prolapse of the rectum. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. 1985;30(4):251-4.


Watters DA, Smith AN, Eastwood MA, Anderson KC, Elton RA. Mechanical properties of the rat colon: the effect of age, sex and different conditions of storage. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Physiology. 1985;70(1):151-62.


Watters DA, Smith AN, Eastwood MA, Anderson KC, Elton RA, Mugerwa JW. Mechanical properties of the colon: comparison of the features of the African and European colon in vitro. Gut. 1985;26(4):384-92.


Watters DA, Haffejee AA, Angorn IB, Duffy KJ. Nutritional parameters in urban and rural Zulus. South African Medical Journal. 1985;68(8):582-4.


Watters DA, Haffejee AA, Angorn IB, Duffy KJ. Nutritional assessment by hand grip dynamometry. South African Medical Journal. 1985;68(8):585-7.

 

1984

Watters DAK, Miller JRM. The spleen and portal hypertension. IN: Badoe AE, editor. Principles and Practice in Surgery. Ghana: African Books Collective Ltd; 1984.


Watters DA, Moussa SA, Buyukpamukcu N. Epidural abscess complicating Swenson procedure: a case report and a review of the literature. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 1984;19(2):218-20.


Watters DA, Walker MA, Abernethy BC. The appendix stump: should it be invaginated? Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons England. 1984;66(2):92-3.


Watters DA, Brooks S, Elton RA, Little K. Sports injuries in an accident and emergency department. Archives of Emergency Medicine. 1984;1(2):105-11.


Watters DA, Barker EM, Kalideen JM. Bronchobiliary fistula after chronic pancreatitis. A case report. South African Medical Journal. 1984;66(15):576-7.


Watters DA, Chamroonkul S, Griffith CD, Blundell G, Amos A, Gove LF, et al. Changes in liver function tests associated with parenteral nutrition. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. 1984;29(6):339-44.


Watters DA. The management of penetrating cardiac trauma. Medical Journal of Zambia. 1984;18(4):7-9.

 

1982

Eastwood MA, Watters DA, Smith AN. Diverticular disease-is it a motility disorder? Clinical Gastroenterology. 1982;11(3):545-61.

 

1981

Orr JD, Shand JE, Watters DA, Kirkland IS. Ileal conduit urinary diversion in children. An assessment of the long-term results. British Journal of Urology. 1981;53(5):424-7.