Dr Kerry Hitos

Senior Research Fellow
Surgery, Westmead Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 9845 6412
Fax +61 2 9893 7440

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Books

  • Alzahrani, H., Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2011). The diabetic foot. Australia: Health Education and Managament Innovations (HEMI).

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]
  • Kim, J., Kemp, S., Kullas, K., Hitos, K., Dexter, M. (2013). Injury patterns in patients who "talk and die". Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 20(12), 1697-1701. [More Information]
  • McKay, G., Morgan, M., Wong, S., Gatenby, A., Fulham, S., Ahmed, K., Toh, J., Hanna, M., Hitos, K. (2012). Improved Short-term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Versus Open Resection for Colon and Rectal Cancer in an Area Health Service: A Multicenter Study. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 55(1), 42-50. [More Information]
  • Fogg, T., Annesley, N., Hitos, K., Vassiliadis, J. (2012). Prospective observational study of the practice of endotracheal intubation in the emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Sydney, Australia. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 24(6), 617-624. [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]
  • Ngui, N., Hitos, K., Ctercteko, G. (2011). Preoperative factors prolonging the length of stay in elective colorectal surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(9), 624-628. [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]
  • Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2009). Venous thromboembolism following primary total hip arthroplasty. International Angiology, 28(3), 215-221. [More Information]
  • 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]
  • Lu, Y., Ma, B., Guo, R., Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Wu, Y., pang, G., Xin, J., Ye, W., Zou, Y., Hitos, K., Curtin, P., et al (2007). Deep vein thrombosis in trauma: a prospective study of lower limb orthopedic trauma patients in Tianjin Hospital, China. International Angiology, 26(2), 165-170. [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]
  • 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]
  • Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2006). Venous thromboembolism following primary total knee arthroplasty. International Angiology, 25(4), 343-351. [More Information]
  • Fletcher, J., Hitos, K. (2005). Venous thromboembolism and fractured neck of femur. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 94(5), 991-996. [More Information]
  • Elton, C., Makin, G., Hitos, K., Cohen, C. (2003). Mortality, morbidity and functional outcome after ileorectal anastomosis. British Journal of Surgery, 90(1), 59-65. [More Information]

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.
  • 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.

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]
  • Kim, J., Kemp, S., Kullas, K., Hitos, K., Dexter, M. (2013). Injury patterns in patients who "talk and die". Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 20(12), 1697-1701. [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

  • McKay, G., Morgan, M., Wong, S., Gatenby, A., Fulham, S., Ahmed, K., Toh, J., Hanna, M., Hitos, K. (2012). Improved Short-term Outcomes of Laparoscopic Versus Open Resection for Colon and Rectal Cancer in an Area Health Service: A Multicenter Study. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 55(1), 42-50. [More Information]
  • Fogg, T., Annesley, N., Hitos, K., Vassiliadis, J. (2012). Prospective observational study of the practice of endotracheal intubation in the emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Sydney, Australia. Emergency Medicine Australasia, 24(6), 617-624. [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]
  • 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

  • Ngui, N., Hitos, K., Ctercteko, G. (2011). Preoperative factors prolonging the length of stay in elective colorectal surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(9), 624-628. [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]

2009

  • Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2009). Venous thromboembolism following primary total hip arthroplasty. International Angiology, 28(3), 215-221. [More Information]

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]

2007

  • Lu, Y., Ma, B., Guo, R., Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Wu, Y., pang, G., Xin, J., Ye, W., Zou, Y., Hitos, K., Curtin, P., et al (2007). Deep vein thrombosis in trauma: a prospective study of lower limb orthopedic trauma patients in Tianjin Hospital, China. International Angiology, 26(2), 165-170. [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]

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]
  • Hitos, K., Fletcher, J. (2006). Venous thromboembolism following primary total knee arthroplasty. International Angiology, 25(4), 343-351. [More Information]

2005

  • Fletcher, J., Hitos, K. (2005). Venous thromboembolism and fractured neck of femur. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 94(5), 991-996. [More Information]

2003

  • Elton, C., Makin, G., Hitos, K., Cohen, C. (2003). Mortality, morbidity and functional outcome after ileorectal anastomosis. British Journal of Surgery, 90(1), 59-65. [More Information]

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