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My publications
Brandt, D., Blüher, M., Lankiewicz, J., Mallow, P. J., & Saunders, R. (2020). Sternal-Wound Infections following Coronary Artery Bypass Graft: Could Implementing Value-Based Purchasing be Beneficial? Journal of Health Economics and Outcomes Research. https://doi.org/10.36469/jheor.2020.13687
Lobo, A., Torrejon Torres, R., McAlindon, M., Panter, S., Leonard, C., van Lent, N., & Saunders, R. (2020). Economic analysis of the adoption of capsule endoscopy within the British NHS. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, mzaa039. https://doi.org/10.1093/intqhc/mzaa039
Davis, J. A., & Saunders, R. (2020). Impact of weight trajectory after bariatric surgery on co-morbidity evolution and burden. BMC Health Services Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-5042-9
Davis, J. A., & Saunders, R. (2020). Comparison of Comorbidity Treatment and Costs Associated With Bariatric Surgery Among Adults With Obesity in Canada. JAMA Network Open. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.19545
Saunders, R., & Shaban, R. Z. (2019, November 17). The burden of sternal wound infections after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a healthcare simulation study. ACIPC (Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control), Perth, Australia.
Blüher, M., Saunders, S. J., Mittard, V., Torrejon Torres, R., Davis, J. A., & Saunders, R. (2019). Critical Review of European Health-Economic Guidelines for the Health Technology Assessment of Medical Devices. Frontiers in Medicine, Section Regulatory Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2019.00278
Saunders, R., & Shaban, R. Z. (2019, October 20). The cost of sternal wound infections and the benefit of implementing additional patient safety practices: a healthcare model study in Australia. ISQUA (The International society for Quality in Health Care), Cape Town, South Africa.
Mallow, P., Brandt, D., Blüher, M., Lankiewicz, J., & Saunders, R. (2019, September 12). Burden of sternal wound infections following coronary artery bypass graft procedure in select countries. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Bogotá, Colombia. https://www.valuehealthregionalissues.com/article/S2212-1099(19)30248-1/pdf
Davis, J. A., & Saunders, R. (2019). Letter to the Editor:“Reassessment of a meta-analysis of intraoperative cerebral-oximetry-based management studies.” Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal Canadien d’anesthésie. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12630-019-01469-7
Saunders, R., Torrejon Torres, R., & Kosinski, L. (2019). Evaluating the clinical and economic consequences of using video capsule endoscopy to monitor Crohn’s disease. Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology. https://doi.org/10.2147/CEG.S198958
Blüher, M., Mallow, P., Lankiewicz, J., Brandt, D., & Saunders, R. (2019, June 17). Providing value in the prevention of sternal wound infections following coronary artery bypass graft. EHMA (European Health Management Association), Espoo, Finland.
Saunders, R., Torrejon Torres, R., & Janeke, F. (2019, June 17). A public-private collaboration to objectively measure the value of capnography monitoring. EHMA (European Health Management Association), Espoo, Finland.
Blüher, M., Mittard, V., Torrejon Torres, R., & Saunders, R. (2019, June 15). Limitations in health-economic guidance for medical devices. HTAi annual meeting, Cologne, Germany.
Saunders, R., & Lankiewicz, J. (2019). The Cost Effectiveness of Single-Patient-Use Electrocardiograph Cable and Lead Systems in Monitoring for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery. Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2019.00061
Blüher, M., Mittard, V., Davis, J., Torrejon Torres, R., & Saunders, R. (2019, May 18). Economic evaluation of medical devices: are there lessons to be learnt from Europe? International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), New Orleans, USA. http://www.coreva-scientific.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/ISPOR-New-Orleans-MD-HTA_final.pdf
Saunders, R., Blüher, M., & Lankiewicz, J. (2019, May 16). Care burden associated with sternal wound surgical site infections after coronary artery bypass graft. European Operating Room Nurses Association (EORNA), The Hague, the Netherlands.
Saunders, R., Blüher, M., & Lankiewicz, J. (2019, April 5). The burden of sternal wound infections (SWI) after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery within the Medicare patient population. American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions (AHA-QCOR), Arlington, USA.
Torrejon Torres, R., Saunders, R., & Ho, K. M. (2019). A comparative cost-effectiveness analysis of mechanical and pharmacological VTE prophylaxis after lower limb arthroplasty in Australia. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13018-019-1124-y
Saunders, R., & Lankiewicz, J. (2018, November 10). How changes in Electrocardiography monitoring and reimbursement practices could impact on surgical site infections after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Barcelona, Spain.
Saunders, R., & Bosma, K. J. (2018, November 6). The cost effectiveness of mechanical ventilation using PAV+ mode in Canada. Critical Care Canada Forum (CCCF), Toronto, Canada.
Torrejon Torres, R., McAlindon, M., Lobo, A., Blüher, M., Leonard, C., Van Lent, N., & Saunders, R. (2018, October 20). Is pan-enteric video capsule endoscopy a cost-effective option for optimization of Crohn’s Disease therapy in England? United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week, Vienna, Austria.
Torrejon Torres, R., Nadeau, W., & Saunders, R. (2018, September 1). Does automating water flushes impact the care costs of enteral nutrition therapy? European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN), Madrid, Spain.
Saunders, R., & Lankiewicz, J. (2018, May 19). are single-patient-use electrocardiograph cable and lead systems during coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) monitoring a benefit to healthcare payers: a budget. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Baltimore, USA.
Saunders, R., Davis, J. A., Kranke, P., Weissbrod, R., Whitaker, D. K., & Lightdale, J. R. (2018). Clinical and economic burden of procedural sedation-related adverse events and their outcomes: analysis from five countries. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management. http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/TCRM.S154720
Saunders, R., Blüher, M., Torrejon Torres, R., Williams, M. J., Richardson, K., & Kosinski, L. (2018, February 15). Using small bowel and colon video capsule endoscopy to optimize Crohn’s disease therapy may improve patient quality of life. European crohn’s and colitis organisation (ECCO), Vienna, Austria.
Saunders, R., & Georgopoulos, D. (2018). Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of proportional-assist ventilation plus versus pressure support ventilation in the intensive care unit in two countries. Frontiers in Public Health, 6. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2018.00168
Saunders, R., Comerota, A. J., Ozols, A., Torrejon Torres, R., & Ho, K. M. (2018). Intermittent pneumatic compression is a cost-effective method of orthopedic postsurgical venous thromboembolism prophylaxis. ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research: CEOR, 10, 231–241. https://doi.org/10.2147/CEOR.S157306
Saunders, R., Davis, J., Weissbrod, R., Whitaker, D., Kranke, P., & Lightdale, J. (2017, November 28). Interventions and costs associated with SIVA-defined adverse events during procedural sedation in five countries. United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week, Barcelona, Spain.
Saunders, R., Davis, J., Weissbrod, R., Kranke, P., Lightdale, J., & Whitaker, D. (2017, November 28). Clinical practice, monitoring, and patient safety during procedural sedation in five countries. United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week, Barcelona, Spain.
Saunders, R., & Georgopoulos, D. (2017, November 28). An Analysis of Cost and Health Outcomes Related to Mechanical Ventilation in the United States. CHEST annual meeting, Toronto, Canada.
Davis, J. A., & Saunders, R. (2017). Letter to the Editor on the Article “A network meta-analysis of updated haemostatic strategies for hysterectomy.” International Journal of Surgery, 47, 39–41. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.IJSU.2017.09.061
Saunders, R., & Georgopoulos, D. (2017, September 23). Cost and health outcomes associated with mechanical ventilation: A cost-effectiveness evaluation in the United Kingdom. ESICM LIVES 2017-30th European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Annual Congress, Vienna, Austria.
Davis, J., & Saunders, R. (2017, May 20). Men are predictable: Modeling cardiovascular disease prevalence from population survey data (BRFSS). International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Annual International Congress, Boston, USA.
Saunders, R., Torrejon Torres, R., Williams, M. J., Richardson, K., & Kosinski, L. (2017, May 20). Budget impact analysis of capsule endoscopy for scheduled monitoring in Crohn’s Disease. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Annual International Congress, Boston, USA.
Saunders, R., Ajizian, S., & Mestek, M. (2017). Respiratory Compromise in Moderate and Deep Sedation (chapter 11). In Moderate and Deep Sedation in Clinical Practice (Second Edition, pp. 141–149). Cambridge University Press.
Saunders, R., Struys, M. M., Pollock, R. F., Mestek, M., & Lightdale, J. R. (2017). Patient safety during procedural sedation using capnography monitoring: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ Open. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-013402
Saunders, R., & Ozols, A. (2016, November 29). Cost-benefit analysis for direct visual observation of nasogastric enteral feeding tube placement. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Annual European Congress, Vienna, Austria.
Davis, J., Mittard, V., & Saunders, R. (2016, November 29). Sampling of commonly used population characteristics: is a normal approximation valid? International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Annual European Congress, Vienna, Austria.
Muduma, G., Saunders, R., Odeyemi, I., & Pollock, R. F. (2016). Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Tacrolimus versus Ciclosporin as Primary Immunosuppression After Liver Transplant. PLOS ONE, 11(11), e0160421. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0160421
Saunders, R. (2016, September 6). Intermittent pneumatic compression for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis after total hip arthroplasty in Germany. European Hip Society, Munich, Germany.
Gomez, A. M., Alfonso-Cristancho, R., Orozco, J. J., Lynch, P. M., Prieto, D., Saunders, R., Roze, S., & Valencia, J. E. (2016). Clinical and economic benefits of integrated pump/CGM technology therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes in Colombia. Endocrinologia Y Nutricion: Organo De La Sociedad Espanola De Endocrinologia Y Nutricion. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.endonu.2016.05.011
Saunders, R., Mittard, V., & Sullivan, M. (2016, July 30). Health and cost implications of different methods of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in Germany. SICOT International Orthopaedics Specialized Knee Surgery, Würzburg, Germany.
Saunders, R., Lightdale, J. R., Pollock, R., Mestek, M. L., & Struys, M. M. (2016, July 5). A systematic review and meta-analysis of patient safety outcomes during procedural sedation with or without capnography. Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine (EBPOM), London, UK.
Saunders, R., Erslon, M., & Vargo, J. (2016). Modeling the costs and benefits of capnography monitoring during procedural sedation for gastrointestinal endoscopy. Endoscopy International Open, 4(3), E340-51. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0042-100719
Saunders, R., Struys, M. M., Pollock, R., Mestek, M. L., & Lightdale, J. R. (2016). Systematic Review and Meta Analysis of the Effectiveness of Capnography Monitoring for Detecting Severe Oxygen Desaturation During Endoscopic Procedural Sedation. Gastroenterology, 150(4), S101. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0016-5085(16)30448-6
Saunders, R., & Ozols, A. (2016). Cost burden of venous thromboembolism and its prophylaxis in the United States. Value in Health, 19(3), A244. http://www.ispor.org/ScientificPresentationsDatabase/Presentation/63321
Saunders, R., Erslon, M. G., & Vargo, J. (2015). Cost-Effectiveness Of Capnography Monitoring During Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Targeting Moderate Sedation. Value in Health: The Journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, 18(7), A355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2015.09.664
Roze, S., Saunders, R., Brandt, A.-S., de Portu, S., Papo, N. L., & Jendle, J. (2015). Health-economic analysis of real-time continuous glucose monitoring in people with Type 1 diabetes. Diabetic Medicine: A Journal of the British Diabetic Association, 32(5), 618–626. https://doi.org/10.1111/dme.12661
Saunders, R., Plun-Favreau, J., & Valentine, W. (2015). Economic and Humanistic Burden of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ. Value in Health, 18(7), A448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2015.09.1120
Maier, L.-K., Stachler, A.-E., Saunders, S. J., Backofen, R., & Marchfelder, A. (2015). An active immune defense with a minimal CRISPR (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats) RNA and without the Cas6 protein. JBC, 290(7), 4192–4201. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M114.617506
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Rhodri Saunders

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