Professor John Fletcher

Professor of Surgery
Surgery, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9687 8855
Fax +61 2 9687 9595

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Research interests

Diagnosis and management of Vascular disease, deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Selected grants

2012

  • Small Rodent Airlaw Caging System; George J, O'Connell P, Cunningham A, Hawthorne W, Little D, Djordjevic J, Harris D, Hebbard L, Liddle C, Fletcher J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Equipment Grants.

2011

  • Redefining the role of macrophages in atherosclerosis: macrophage subset role in plaque stability; Fletcher J, Wang Y; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • National Centre of Research Excellence to Improve Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease; Golledge J, Fletcher J; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Centres of Research Excellence.

2008

  • Redefining the Role of Monocytes in Atherosclerosis; Fletcher J, Medbury H; Heart Foundation of Australia/Grants-in-Aid.

Selected publications

  • Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism

    Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism (Health Education and Management Innovations, 2010)

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Books

  • McNeil, C., Fletcher, J., Baker, R., Chong, B., Flanagan, D., Gallus, A., Gibbs, H., McLintock, C., Salem, H., Stacey, M. (2012). Cancer Associated Venous Thromboembolism: Summary of best practice recommendations for Australia & New Zealand. Australia: Health Education and Managament Innovations (HEMI).
  • Alzahrani, H., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2011). The diabetic foot. Australia: Health Education and Managament Innovations (HEMI).
  • Fletcher, J., Baker, R., Fisher, C., Gallus, A., McLintock, C., Salem, H., Van Rij, A., Chong, B., Flanagan, D., Gibbs, H., et al (2010). Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism. Australia: Health Education and Management Innovations.

Edited Books

  • Fletcher, J., Baker, R., Maclellan, D., Chong, B., Fisher, C., Gallus, A., Hannan, T., Matthews, G., Salam, H., Stacey, M., et al (2005). Prevention of venous thromboembolism: best practice guidelines for Australia and New Zealand. Australia: Health Education and Management International.

Book Chapters

  • Fletcher, J. (2012). Prevention of venous thromboembolism in varicose vein surgery. In G. Marcucci, L. Castellani (Eds.), Twenty Years of Varicose Vein Treatment, (pp. 73-76). Turin, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica.
  • Fletcher, J., Vicaretti, M. (2004). Graft infection. In Robert Fitridge, Matthew Thompson (Eds.), Mechanisms of Vascular Disease: A Textbook for Vascular Surgeons, (pp. 403-412). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Chao, Y., Fletcher, J. (2003). Vascular injuries. In Sherry, Templeton, Trieu (Eds.), Trauma, (pp. 258-271). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • Medbury, H., James, V., Ngo, J., Hitos, K., Wang, Y., Harris, D., Fletcher, J. (2013). Differing association of macrophage subsets with atherosclerotic plaque stability. International Angiology, 32(1), 74-84. [More Information]
  • Hsu, J., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2013). Identifying the bleeding trauma patient: Predictive factors for massive transfusion in an Australasian trauma population. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 75(3), 359-364. [More Information]
  • Begg, L., McLaughlin, P., Manning, L., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J., Burns, J. (2012). A novel approach to mapping load transfer from the plantar surface of the foot to the walls of the total contact cast: a proof of concept study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Hitos, K., Wain, G., Fletcher, J. (2012). Venous thromboembolism following gynaecological surgery for suspected or confirmed malignancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(1), 23-27. [More Information]
  • Steele, M., Fox, J., Fletcher, J., Grigg, L., Bell, G. (2011). Clopidogrel dilemma for orthopaedic surgeons. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(11), 774-784. [More Information]
  • Fahrtash, F., Kairaitis, L., Gruenewald, S., Spicer, T., Sidrak, H., Fletcher, J., Allen, R., Swinnen, J. (2011). Defining a significant stenosis in an autologous radio-cephalic arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis. Seminars in Dialysis, 24(2), 231-238. [More Information]
  • Sanderson, B., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2011). Venous thromboembolism following colorectal surgery for suspected or confirmed malignancy. Thrombosis, 2011 (Article ID 828030), Article ID 828030-1-Article ID 828030-5. [More Information]
  • Gibbs, H., Fletcher, J., Blombery, P., Collins, R., Wheatley, D. (2011). Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis guideline implementation is improved by nurse directed feedback and audit. Thrombosis Journal, 9(1), 7-1-7-6. [More Information]
  • Lesjak, M., Flecknoe-Brown, S., Sidford, J., Payne, K., Fletcher, J., Lyle, D. (2010). Evaluation of a mobile screening service for abdominal aortic aneurysm in Broken Hill, a remote regional centre in far western NSW. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 18(2), 72-77. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J. (2010). Thromboprophylaxis after surgery (Re: ANZ J. Surg. 2009; 79: 544-7). ANZ Journal of Surgery, 80(12), 951. [More Information]
  • Fiessinger, J., Bounameaux, H., Cairols, M., Clement, D., Coccheri, S., Fletcher, J., Hoffmann, U., Turpie, A. (2010). Thromboxane Antagonism with terutroban in Peripheral Arterial Disease: the TAIPAD study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 8(11), 2369-2376. [More Information]
  • Tiwari, A., Saw, C., Li, M., Mohan, I., Daly, T., Swinnen, J., Richardson, A., So, S., Young, N., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2010). Use of inferior vena cava filters in a tertiary referral centre in Australia. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 80(5), 364-367. [More Information]
  • Collins, R., MacLellan, L., Gibbs, H., MacLellan, D., Fletcher, J. (2010). Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis: The role of the nurse in changing practice and saving lives. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27(3), 83-89.
  • Swinnen, J., Chao, A., Tiwari, A., Crozier, J., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2010). Vertical or Transverse Incisions for Access to the Femoral Artery: A Randomized Control Study. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 24(3), 336-341. [More Information]
  • Gibbs, H., Fletcher, J., Blombery, P., Glennane, A., Collins, R. (2009). Does a dedicated nurse practitioner improve thromboprophylaxis use in acutely ill medical patients in Australia? The methodology for a multicentre VTE Task Force Audit. International Angiology, 28(1), 73-78. [More Information]
  • Mohan, I., Swinnen, J., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J., White, G., Harris, J., Stephen, M., May, J. (2009). Endovascular Repair of Aortic Transection can be a Durable Treatment Option. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 37(1), 120-121. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J. (2009). Genesis of medical thromboprophylaxis guidelines in Australia: a need for trnasparency and standardisation in guideline development. Medical Journal of Australia, 190, 450.
  • Fletcher, J., Hugh, T. (2009). Managing the risk of perioperative thromboembolism. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 79, 544-547. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Wegener, C., Begg, L., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2009). Randomized trial of custom orthoses and footwear on foot pain and plantar pressure in diabetic peripheral arterial disease. Diabetic Medicine, 26(9), 893-899. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Maclellan, D., Gibbs, H., Matthews, G. (2009). Rational thromboprophylaxis in medical inpatients: not quite there yet. Comment. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(7), 398-9. [More Information]
  • Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2009). Venous thromboembolism following primary total hip arthroplasty. International Angiology, 28(3), 215-221. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J. (2009). When should surgical intervention be considered for patients with intermittent claudication? Medicine Today, 10, 72-73.
  • Mohan, I., Hitos, K., White, G., Harris, J., Stephen, M., May, J., Swinnen, J., Fletcher, J. (2008). Improved Outcomes with Endovascular Stent Grafts for Thoracic Aorta Transections. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 36(2), 152-157. [More Information]
  • Dahl, O., Borris, L., Bergqvist, D., Schnack Rasmussen, M., Eriksson, B., Kakkar, A., Colwell, C., Caprini, J., Fletcher, J., Friedman, R., et al (2008). Major joint replacement. A model for antithrombotic drug development: from proof-of-concept to clinical use. International Angiology, 27(1), 60-67. [More Information]
  • Medbury, H., Tarran, S., Guiffre, A., Williams, M., Lam, T., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2008). Monocytes contribute to the atherosclerotic cap by transformation into fibrocytes. International Angiology, 27(2), 114-123. [More Information]
  • Flanagan, D., Maclellan, D., Gibbs, H., Baker, R., Fletcher, J. (2008). The insidious hazard of hospitalisation: venous thromboembolism. Medicine Today, 9, 16-26.
  • Chong, B., Braithwaite, J., Harris, M., Fletcher, J. (2008). Venous thromboembolism - a major health and financial burden: how can we do better to prevent this disease? Medical Journal of Australia, 189(3), 134-5. [More Information]
  • Ma, B., Guo, R., Wang, Y., Zhou, S., Wu, Y., Pang, G., Xin, J., Ye, W., Zwi, K., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J., et al (2007). Deep vein thrombosis risk in orthopaedic traumatic patients. Chinese Journal of Orthopaedics, 1.13125, 693-698.
  • Hitos, K., Cannon, M., Cannon, S., Garth, S., Fletcher, J. (2007). Effect of leg exercises on popliteal venous blood flow during prolonged immobility of seated subjects: implications for prevention of travel-related deep vein thrombosis. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 5(9), 1890-1895. [More Information]
  • MacLellan, D., Fletcher, J. (2007). Mechanical compression in the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(6), 418-423. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J. (2007). The surgical workload already within the hospital. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(5), 312. [More Information]
  • Varatharajan, N., Pillay, S., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2006). Implications of low great toe pressures in clinical practice. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76(4), 218-221. [More Information]
  • Medbury, H., Guiffre, A., Williams, M., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2006). The opposing roles of monocytes in atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, 7 (Special Issues)(3S), 34-34.
  • Varcoe, R., Mikhail, M., Guiffre, A., Pennings, G., Vicaretti, M., Hawthorne, W., Fletcher, J., Medbury, H. (2006). The role of the fibrocyte in intimal hyperplasia. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 4(5), 1125-1133. [More Information]
  • Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2006). Venous thromboembolism following primary total knee arthroplasty. International Angiology, 25(4), 343-351. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Guiffre, A., Medbury, H. (2005). Fibrocytes in atherosclerosis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 75(Suppl.1), A119 (point VS022)-A119.
  • Cheung, N., Napier, B., Zaccaria, C., Fletcher, J. (2005). Hyperglycemia is associated with adverse outcomes in patients receiving total parenteral nutrition. Diabetes Care, 28(10), 2367-2371. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Hitos, K. (2005). Venous thromboembolism and fractured neck of femur. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 94(5), 991-996. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Ao, P., Hawthorne, W. (2004). Antiproliferative Effects Of Low Molecular Weight Heparin. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 74(9), 793-796.
  • Eftekhar, K., Young, N., Fletcher, J., Bester, L., Wong, L., Puttaswamy, V. (2004). Clinical Efficacy Of Metal Stents For The Treatment Of Focal Abdominal Aortic Stenosis. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 48(1), 17-20.
  • Fletcher, J. (2004). Intermittent claudication: an opportunity for secondary prevention. Medicine Today, 5(3), 36-42.
  • Huang, P., Hawthorne, W., Fletcher, J. (2004). Time Course Of Cellular Proliferation, Neointima Formation, Apoptosis And Its Fas Pathway Following Dacron Patch Graft Implantation In Sheep Carotid Artery. Cardiovascular Pathology, 13(3 Supplement 1), S118.
  • Robinson, B., Fletcher, J., AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND FEMOROPOPLITEAL GRAFT TRIAL PARTICIPANTS, S. (2003). Fluoropolymer coated dacron or polytetrafluoroethylene for femoropopliteal bypass grafting: a multicentre trial. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 73, 95-99.
  • Tso, C., Skinner, M., Hawthorne, W., Fletcher, J. (2002). Matrigel-coated stents reduce intimal thickening in a large animal vascular stent Model. International Angiology, 21(3), 244-249.
  • Hawthorne, W., Pye, A., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2002). New Methodology for Assessment of Intimal Hyperplasia of Vascular Prostheses. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 72(9), 623-627.
  • Huang, P., Hawthorne, W., Ao, P., Angeli, G., Medbury, H., Fletcher, J. (2002). Perigraft adventitia and intima remodeling after synthetic patch implantation in sheep carotid artery: Role of apoptosis and proliferation. Journal Of Vascular Surgery, 36(2), 371-378.
  • Hawthorne, W., Ao, P., Fletcher, J. (2002). Vascular closure staples reducae intimal hyperplasia in prosthesis implantation. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 72(12), 862-866.
  • Huang, P., Hawthorne, W., Ao, P., Fletcher, J., Angeli, G., Medbury,, H. (2001). Calcium channel antagonist verapamil inhibits neoinitimal formation and enhances apoptosis in a vas. The American Journal Of Surgery, 181(6), 492-498.
  • Ao, P., Hawthorne, W., Fletcher, J., Bobryshev,, Y., Inder,, S., Cherian, S., Lord,, R. (2001). Colonisation of prosthetic grafts by immunocompetent cells in a sheep model. Vascular, 9(2), 166-176.
  • Swinnen, J., Fletcher, J., Wong, K., Young, N., Simmons, K. (2001). EVT endovascular graft for adominarl aortic aneurysm. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 71, 403-406.
  • Fisher, C., Fletcher, J., Ackchurin, R., Allegra, C., Arcelus, J., Balas,, P., Becker,, F., Belcaro, G., Bergan,, J., Bergqvist, D., et al (2001). Prevention of venous thromboembolism. International Angiology, 20(1), 1-37.
  • Fletcher, J., Saker, K., Batiste, P., Dyer, S. (2000). Colour Doppler diagnosis of perigraft flow following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. International Angiology, 19(4), 326-330.
  • Ao, P., Hawthorne, W., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2000). Development of Intimal Hyperplasia in six different Vascular Prostheses. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 20, 241-249.
  • Dona, E., Fletcher, J., Hughes, T., Saker, K., Batiste, P., Ramanathan, I. (2000). Duplicated popliteal and superficial femoral veins:incidence and potential significance. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70, 438-440.
  • Nankivell (Nankievell), B., Lau, S., Chapman, J., O'Connell, P., Fletcher, J., Allen, R. (2000). Progression of macrovascular disease after transplantation. Transplantation, 69, 574-581.
  • Ao, P., Hawthorne, W., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2000). Verapamil reduces intimal hyperplasia in a sheep carotid artery patch graft model. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70(1), 64-67.

Conferences

  • Haji Zaine, N., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J., Vicaretti, M., Burns, J. (2013). Prevalence and characteristics of diabetic foot ulcerations in Western Sydney. Australasian Podiatry Council Conference 2013, UK: BioMed Central Ltd.
  • Begg, L., McLaughlin, P., Manning, L., Kalpen, A., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J., Burns, J. (2012). Mapping load transfer from the plantar surface of the foot to the walls of the total contact cast (TCC). 3rd Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community. BioMed Central.
  • Hitos, K., Rogers, J., Ng, I., Lim, J., Cree, A., Kam, A., Owler, B., Dandie, G., Hsu, B., Dexter, M., New, C., Fletcher, J., et al (2012). Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in spinal surgery. 25th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology (IUA), Turin, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica.
  • Varcoe, R., Medbury, H., Vicaretti, M., Guiffre, A., Fletcher, J. (2006). The fibrocyte in intimal hyperplasia. XIV International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Ireland: Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
  • Fletcher, J., Vasista, A., Judge, C., Guiffre, A., Mamo, P., Medbury, H. (2004). Fibrocytes in atherosclerosis. 21st World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Rome.
  • Fletcher, J., Vasista, A., Guiffre, A., Medbury, H. (2004). Fibrocytes in atherosclerosis. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Not published: Not Published.

Other

  • Fletcher, J., Vasista, A., Guiffre, A., Medbury, H. (2004), Fibrocytes in atherosclerosis.

2013

  • Medbury, H., James, V., Ngo, J., Hitos, K., Wang, Y., Harris, D., Fletcher, J. (2013). Differing association of macrophage subsets with atherosclerotic plaque stability. International Angiology, 32(1), 74-84. [More Information]
  • Hsu, J., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2013). Identifying the bleeding trauma patient: Predictive factors for massive transfusion in an Australasian trauma population. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, 75(3), 359-364. [More Information]
  • Haji Zaine, N., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J., Vicaretti, M., Burns, J. (2013). Prevalence and characteristics of diabetic foot ulcerations in Western Sydney. Australasian Podiatry Council Conference 2013, UK: BioMed Central Ltd.

2012

  • Begg, L., McLaughlin, P., Manning, L., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J., Burns, J. (2012). A novel approach to mapping load transfer from the plantar surface of the foot to the walls of the total contact cast: a proof of concept study. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 5(1), 1-5. [More Information]
  • McNeil, C., Fletcher, J., Baker, R., Chong, B., Flanagan, D., Gallus, A., Gibbs, H., McLintock, C., Salem, H., Stacey, M. (2012). Cancer Associated Venous Thromboembolism: Summary of best practice recommendations for Australia & New Zealand. Australia: Health Education and Managament Innovations (HEMI).
  • Begg, L., McLaughlin, P., Manning, L., Kalpen, A., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J., Burns, J. (2012). Mapping load transfer from the plantar surface of the foot to the walls of the total contact cast (TCC). 3rd Congress of the International Foot and Ankle Biomechanics Community. BioMed Central.
  • Fletcher, J. (2012). Prevention of venous thromboembolism in varicose vein surgery. In G. Marcucci, L. Castellani (Eds.), Twenty Years of Varicose Vein Treatment, (pp. 73-76). Turin, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica.
  • Hitos, K., Wain, G., Fletcher, J. (2012). Venous thromboembolism following gynaecological surgery for suspected or confirmed malignancy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(1), 23-27. [More Information]
  • Hitos, K., Rogers, J., Ng, I., Lim, J., Cree, A., Kam, A., Owler, B., Dandie, G., Hsu, B., Dexter, M., New, C., Fletcher, J., et al (2012). Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in spinal surgery. 25th World Congress of the International Union of Angiology (IUA), Turin, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica.

2011

  • Steele, M., Fox, J., Fletcher, J., Grigg, L., Bell, G. (2011). Clopidogrel dilemma for orthopaedic surgeons. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(11), 774-784. [More Information]
  • Fahrtash, F., Kairaitis, L., Gruenewald, S., Spicer, T., Sidrak, H., Fletcher, J., Allen, R., Swinnen, J. (2011). Defining a significant stenosis in an autologous radio-cephalic arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis. Seminars in Dialysis, 24(2), 231-238. [More Information]
  • Alzahrani, H., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2011). The diabetic foot. Australia: Health Education and Managament Innovations (HEMI).
  • Sanderson, B., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2011). Venous thromboembolism following colorectal surgery for suspected or confirmed malignancy. Thrombosis, 2011 (Article ID 828030), Article ID 828030-1-Article ID 828030-5. [More Information]
  • Gibbs, H., Fletcher, J., Blombery, P., Collins, R., Wheatley, D. (2011). Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis guideline implementation is improved by nurse directed feedback and audit. Thrombosis Journal, 9(1), 7-1-7-6. [More Information]

2010

  • Lesjak, M., Flecknoe-Brown, S., Sidford, J., Payne, K., Fletcher, J., Lyle, D. (2010). Evaluation of a mobile screening service for abdominal aortic aneurysm in Broken Hill, a remote regional centre in far western NSW. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 18(2), 72-77. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Baker, R., Fisher, C., Gallus, A., McLintock, C., Salem, H., Van Rij, A., Chong, B., Flanagan, D., Gibbs, H., et al (2010). Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism. Australia: Health Education and Management Innovations.
  • Fletcher, J. (2010). Thromboprophylaxis after surgery (Re: ANZ J. Surg. 2009; 79: 544-7). ANZ Journal of Surgery, 80(12), 951. [More Information]
  • Fiessinger, J., Bounameaux, H., Cairols, M., Clement, D., Coccheri, S., Fletcher, J., Hoffmann, U., Turpie, A. (2010). Thromboxane Antagonism with terutroban in Peripheral Arterial Disease: the TAIPAD study. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 8(11), 2369-2376. [More Information]
  • Tiwari, A., Saw, C., Li, M., Mohan, I., Daly, T., Swinnen, J., Richardson, A., So, S., Young, N., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2010). Use of inferior vena cava filters in a tertiary referral centre in Australia. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 80(5), 364-367. [More Information]
  • Collins, R., MacLellan, L., Gibbs, H., MacLellan, D., Fletcher, J. (2010). Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis: The role of the nurse in changing practice and saving lives. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 27(3), 83-89.
  • Swinnen, J., Chao, A., Tiwari, A., Crozier, J., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2010). Vertical or Transverse Incisions for Access to the Femoral Artery: A Randomized Control Study. Annals of Vascular Surgery, 24(3), 336-341. [More Information]

2009

  • Gibbs, H., Fletcher, J., Blombery, P., Glennane, A., Collins, R. (2009). Does a dedicated nurse practitioner improve thromboprophylaxis use in acutely ill medical patients in Australia? The methodology for a multicentre VTE Task Force Audit. International Angiology, 28(1), 73-78. [More Information]
  • Mohan, I., Swinnen, J., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J., White, G., Harris, J., Stephen, M., May, J. (2009). Endovascular Repair of Aortic Transection can be a Durable Treatment Option. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 37(1), 120-121. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J. (2009). Genesis of medical thromboprophylaxis guidelines in Australia: a need for trnasparency and standardisation in guideline development. Medical Journal of Australia, 190, 450.
  • Fletcher, J., Hugh, T. (2009). Managing the risk of perioperative thromboembolism. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 79, 544-547. [More Information]
  • Burns, J., Wegener, C., Begg, L., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2009). Randomized trial of custom orthoses and footwear on foot pain and plantar pressure in diabetic peripheral arterial disease. Diabetic Medicine, 26(9), 893-899. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Maclellan, D., Gibbs, H., Matthews, G. (2009). Rational thromboprophylaxis in medical inpatients: not quite there yet. Comment. Medical Journal of Australia, 190(7), 398-9. [More Information]
  • Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2009). Venous thromboembolism following primary total hip arthroplasty. International Angiology, 28(3), 215-221. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J. (2009). When should surgical intervention be considered for patients with intermittent claudication? Medicine Today, 10, 72-73.

2008

  • Mohan, I., Hitos, K., White, G., Harris, J., Stephen, M., May, J., Swinnen, J., Fletcher, J. (2008). Improved Outcomes with Endovascular Stent Grafts for Thoracic Aorta Transections. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 36(2), 152-157. [More Information]
  • Dahl, O., Borris, L., Bergqvist, D., Schnack Rasmussen, M., Eriksson, B., Kakkar, A., Colwell, C., Caprini, J., Fletcher, J., Friedman, R., et al (2008). Major joint replacement. A model for antithrombotic drug development: from proof-of-concept to clinical use. International Angiology, 27(1), 60-67. [More Information]
  • Medbury, H., Tarran, S., Guiffre, A., Williams, M., Lam, T., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2008). Monocytes contribute to the atherosclerotic cap by transformation into fibrocytes. International Angiology, 27(2), 114-123. [More Information]
  • Flanagan, D., Maclellan, D., Gibbs, H., Baker, R., Fletcher, J. (2008). The insidious hazard of hospitalisation: venous thromboembolism. Medicine Today, 9, 16-26.
  • Chong, B., Braithwaite, J., Harris, M., Fletcher, J. (2008). Venous thromboembolism - a major health and financial burden: how can we do better to prevent this disease? Medical Journal of Australia, 189(3), 134-5. [More Information]

2007

  • Ma, B., Guo, R., Wang, Y., Zhou, S., Wu, Y., Pang, G., Xin, J., Ye, W., Zwi, K., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J., et al (2007). Deep vein thrombosis risk in orthopaedic traumatic patients. Chinese Journal of Orthopaedics, 1.13125, 693-698.
  • Hitos, K., Cannon, M., Cannon, S., Garth, S., Fletcher, J. (2007). Effect of leg exercises on popliteal venous blood flow during prolonged immobility of seated subjects: implications for prevention of travel-related deep vein thrombosis. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 5(9), 1890-1895. [More Information]
  • MacLellan, D., Fletcher, J. (2007). Mechanical compression in the prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(6), 418-423. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J. (2007). The surgical workload already within the hospital. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(5), 312. [More Information]

2006

  • Varatharajan, N., Pillay, S., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2006). Implications of low great toe pressures in clinical practice. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76(4), 218-221. [More Information]
  • Varcoe, R., Medbury, H., Vicaretti, M., Guiffre, A., Fletcher, J. (2006). The fibrocyte in intimal hyperplasia. XIV International Symposium on Atherosclerosis, Ireland: Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
  • Medbury, H., Guiffre, A., Williams, M., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2006). The opposing roles of monocytes in atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis, 7 (Special Issues)(3S), 34-34.
  • Varcoe, R., Mikhail, M., Guiffre, A., Pennings, G., Vicaretti, M., Hawthorne, W., Fletcher, J., Medbury, H. (2006). The role of the fibrocyte in intimal hyperplasia. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 4(5), 1125-1133. [More Information]
  • Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2006). Venous thromboembolism following primary total knee arthroplasty. International Angiology, 25(4), 343-351. [More Information]

2005

  • Fletcher, J., Guiffre, A., Medbury, H. (2005). Fibrocytes in atherosclerosis. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 75(Suppl.1), A119 (point VS022)-A119.
  • Cheung, N., Napier, B., Zaccaria, C., Fletcher, J. (2005). Hyperglycemia is associated with adverse outcomes in patients receiving total parenteral nutrition. Diabetes Care, 28(10), 2367-2371. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Baker, R., Maclellan, D., Chong, B., Fisher, C., Gallus, A., Hannan, T., Matthews, G., Salam, H., Stacey, M., et al (2005). Prevention of venous thromboembolism: best practice guidelines for Australia and New Zealand. Australia: Health Education and Management International.
  • Fletcher, J., Hitos, K. (2005). Venous thromboembolism and fractured neck of femur. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 94(5), 991-996. [More Information]

2004

  • Fletcher, J., Ao, P., Hawthorne, W. (2004). Antiproliferative Effects Of Low Molecular Weight Heparin. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 74(9), 793-796.
  • Eftekhar, K., Young, N., Fletcher, J., Bester, L., Wong, L., Puttaswamy, V. (2004). Clinical Efficacy Of Metal Stents For The Treatment Of Focal Abdominal Aortic Stenosis. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 48(1), 17-20.
  • Fletcher, J., Vasista, A., Guiffre, A., Medbury, H. (2004), Fibrocytes in atherosclerosis.
  • Fletcher, J., Vasista, A., Judge, C., Guiffre, A., Mamo, P., Medbury, H. (2004). Fibrocytes in atherosclerosis. 21st World Congress of the International Union of Angiology, Rome.
  • Fletcher, J., Vasista, A., Guiffre, A., Medbury, H. (2004). Fibrocytes in atherosclerosis. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Not published: Not Published.
  • Fletcher, J., Vicaretti, M. (2004). Graft infection. In Robert Fitridge, Matthew Thompson (Eds.), Mechanisms of Vascular Disease: A Textbook for Vascular Surgeons, (pp. 403-412). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Fletcher, J. (2004). Intermittent claudication: an opportunity for secondary prevention. Medicine Today, 5(3), 36-42.
  • Huang, P., Hawthorne, W., Fletcher, J. (2004). Time Course Of Cellular Proliferation, Neointima Formation, Apoptosis And Its Fas Pathway Following Dacron Patch Graft Implantation In Sheep Carotid Artery. Cardiovascular Pathology, 13(3 Supplement 1), S118.

2003

  • Robinson, B., Fletcher, J., AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND FEMOROPOPLITEAL GRAFT TRIAL PARTICIPANTS, S. (2003). Fluoropolymer coated dacron or polytetrafluoroethylene for femoropopliteal bypass grafting: a multicentre trial. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 73, 95-99.
  • Chao, Y., Fletcher, J. (2003). Vascular injuries. In Sherry, Templeton, Trieu (Eds.), Trauma, (pp. 258-271). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2002

  • Tso, C., Skinner, M., Hawthorne, W., Fletcher, J. (2002). Matrigel-coated stents reduce intimal thickening in a large animal vascular stent Model. International Angiology, 21(3), 244-249.
  • Hawthorne, W., Pye, A., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2002). New Methodology for Assessment of Intimal Hyperplasia of Vascular Prostheses. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 72(9), 623-627.
  • Huang, P., Hawthorne, W., Ao, P., Angeli, G., Medbury, H., Fletcher, J. (2002). Perigraft adventitia and intima remodeling after synthetic patch implantation in sheep carotid artery: Role of apoptosis and proliferation. Journal Of Vascular Surgery, 36(2), 371-378.
  • Hawthorne, W., Ao, P., Fletcher, J. (2002). Vascular closure staples reducae intimal hyperplasia in prosthesis implantation. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 72(12), 862-866.

2001

  • Huang, P., Hawthorne, W., Ao, P., Fletcher, J., Angeli, G., Medbury,, H. (2001). Calcium channel antagonist verapamil inhibits neoinitimal formation and enhances apoptosis in a vas. The American Journal Of Surgery, 181(6), 492-498.
  • Ao, P., Hawthorne, W., Fletcher, J., Bobryshev,, Y., Inder,, S., Cherian, S., Lord,, R. (2001). Colonisation of prosthetic grafts by immunocompetent cells in a sheep model. Vascular, 9(2), 166-176.
  • Swinnen, J., Fletcher, J., Wong, K., Young, N., Simmons, K. (2001). EVT endovascular graft for adominarl aortic aneurysm. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 71, 403-406.
  • Fisher, C., Fletcher, J., Ackchurin, R., Allegra, C., Arcelus, J., Balas,, P., Becker,, F., Belcaro, G., Bergan,, J., Bergqvist, D., et al (2001). Prevention of venous thromboembolism. International Angiology, 20(1), 1-37.

2000

  • Fletcher, J., Saker, K., Batiste, P., Dyer, S. (2000). Colour Doppler diagnosis of perigraft flow following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. International Angiology, 19(4), 326-330.
  • Ao, P., Hawthorne, W., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2000). Development of Intimal Hyperplasia in six different Vascular Prostheses. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, 20, 241-249.
  • Dona, E., Fletcher, J., Hughes, T., Saker, K., Batiste, P., Ramanathan, I. (2000). Duplicated popliteal and superficial femoral veins:incidence and potential significance. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70, 438-440.
  • Nankivell (Nankievell), B., Lau, S., Chapman, J., O'Connell, P., Fletcher, J., Allen, R. (2000). Progression of macrovascular disease after transplantation. Transplantation, 69, 574-581.
  • Ao, P., Hawthorne, W., Vicaretti, M., Fletcher, J. (2000). Verapamil reduces intimal hyperplasia in a sheep carotid artery patch graft model. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 70(1), 64-67.

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